ASTROLOGY BLOG

  • September 2022: Astrology Check-in

    August 31, 2022 by

    “Virgo is represented by ‘the harvest time, the gleaming of the wheat and the fruits of the earth.’ The keyword: ‘I analyze’. Virgo rules the assimilative system in the physical body.” Isabel Hickey, ‘Astrology, A Cosmic Science’ Dear Friends, Do you feel the weather shifting since the Sun moved into Virgo on August 23? The… Read more

  • August 2022: All 12 Signs Check-in

    July 30, 2022 by

    “The Leo destiny is a high one. No man can be a true leader until he is willing to be servant of all. The greatest gift a Leo can bring to the world is an understanding heart.” Isabel Hickey, ‘Astrology, A Cosmic Science’ Dear Friends, I hope you are enjoying Leo season, a time of… Read more

  • July 2022: Planetary Check-in

    July 4, 2022 by

    “Cancer is the mothering, sustaining, nurturing sign of the zodiac. It is the sign of the womb, the house, the home, the interior of all things, for it is the protecting or covering principle.” Isabel Hickey, ‘Astrology, A Cosmic Science’ Dear Friends, The exquisite scene above was captured on our recent trip to one of… Read more

  • The Moons in June

    May 30, 2022 by

    The New Moon in Gemini transitions us from May into June “i have laughedmore than daffodilsand cried more than June.”― Sanober Khan The Gemini New Moon desires some light-hearted laughter to balance the cold face of reason… will you oblige? The New Moon takes place on May 30, 2022, at 9° Gemini. Powerful initiating energy has… Read more

  • Virgo Full Moon & Spring Equinox

    March 16, 2022 by

    A Full Moon of Hope to precede the start of the Astrological Year ‘The writing is on the wall, do not wait for further signs to forgive sincerely and dare greatly…’ (The Council card from Mystical Shaman Oracle). The Virgo Full Moon desires to help through practical means. This Full Moon (March 18, 2022) is… Read more

  • Happy New Moon in Pisces!

    March 1, 2022 by

    Every New Moon invites us to begin again. No matter what has happened in the past, everything can be fresh and new again (Purity card from Denise Linn, Sacred Destiny Oracle). The Pisces New Moon understands suffering and sorrow, and seeks to transcend the illusion of this world. This New Moon is linked to Jupiter,… Read more

  • Happy Full Moon in Leo!

    February 15, 2022 by

    Every Full Moon calls us to bring something to fruition. Open your heart. Breathe. Step into your self. Pay attention to what your Wizard of Awareness is trying to tell you. He lives within your subconscious and asks you to watch the events and feelings which trigger you – from a distance. The Wizard of… Read more

  • Happy New Moon in Aquarius!

    January 30, 2022 by

    Every New Moon calls upon us to begin again. Questions from our past may return during this New Moon phase: Where do I belong? Am I part of a group or am I going my own way? How can I access my own individuality in an authentic way? As we ponder our answers, it feels… Read more

  • February 2022: Planetary Check-in

    January 23, 2022 by

    “Aquarians are the mental pioneers, the forward thinking individuals who live in the future and not in the past. They are outgoing and impersonally friendly and appear to have a great deal of confidence. The fixity of the sign is not apparent on the surface, but Aquarians are inflexible in their ideas and cannot be… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Capricorn Season 2021

    December 20, 2021 by

    ‘Capricorn is of cold and dry nature (earthly). Its angel holds the keys of day and night.’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period December 21 – January 19, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Time  December 21: The Sun moves into Capricorn, heralding one of the most sacred days of… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Sagittarius Season 2021

    November 20, 2021 by

    ‘Sagittarius is of hot and dry nature (igneous). Its angel is generous; it rules the luminous bodies and the tenebrous bodies, and it holds in particular the key to the creation of plants.’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period November 21 – December 21, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Scorpio Season 2021

    October 17, 2021 by

    ‘Scorpio is of cold and humid nature (aqueous). Its angel holds the keys of the creation of fire (infernal).’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period October 23 – November 21, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  October 23, 2021, 0:51 am: The Sun moves into Scorpio, and we… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Libra Season 2021

    September 17, 2021 by

    ‘Libra is of hot and humid nature (aerial). Its angel holds the keys of the creation of states (ephemeral) and of changes.’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period September 22 – October 23, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  September 22, 2021, 15:21: The Sun moves into Libra,… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Virgo Season 2021

    August 21, 2021 by

    ‘Virgo is of cold and dry nature (terrestrial). Its angel rules, in communion with the other double signs, the bodies, and in particular, the human body.’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period August 22 – September 23, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  August 22, 2021: The Sun… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Leo Season 2021

    June 24, 2021 by

    ‘Leo is of hot and dry nature (igneous). Its angel is generous (karîm); he holds the keys of the creation of the future world.’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period July 22 – August 22, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  July 22, 2021, at 10:26 am EDT:… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Cancer Season 2021

    June 19, 2021 by

    ‘Cancer is of cold and humid nature (aqueous). Its angel holds the keys of the creation of this world.’ Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi, Titus Burckhardt Period June 20 – July 22, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  June 20, 2021, at 11:32 pm EDT: The Sun moves into the… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Gemini Season 2021

    May 17, 2021 by

    ‘Kastor (Castor) was mortal, and the fate of death was destined for him; but Polydeukes (Polydeuces), scion of Ares, was immortal.’ Cypria Fragment 7 (from Clement of Alexandria, Protrept 2.30.5), writing of the Gemini twins Period May 20 – June 20, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  May 20, 2021, at… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Taurus Season 2021

    April 22, 2021 by

    ‘When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.’ Queen Elizabeth II, Taurus Period April 19 – May 21, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  April 19, 2021: The Sun moves into the sign… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Aries Season 2021

    March 19, 2021 by

    ‘Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.’ Robert Frost, Aries Period March 20 – April 19, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  March 20, 2021, 5:37 am EDT: The Sun moves into the sign of Aries,… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Pisces Season 2021

    February 13, 2021 by

    ‘Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.‘ -Michelangelo, Pisces Period February 18 – March 20, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Standard Time  February 18, 2021, 5:43 am EST: The Sun moves into the sign of… Read more

  • Full Moon in Virgo, February 27, 2021

    February 3, 2021 by

    Here’s the chart for the upcoming Full Moon in Virgo. This chart links to my latest YouTube video. I’ll be writing about the Pisces Season and the Full and New Moons in my upcoming Pisces Astrology Update.

  • Astro-planner for Aquarius Season 2021

    January 18, 2021 by

    ‘There’s a wealth that has nothing to do with dollars, that comes from the perspective and wisdom of paying attention to your life.‘ -Oprah Winfrey, Aquarius Period January 19 – February 18, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Standard Time  January 19, 2021, 5:02 am EST: The Sun moves into the sign of… Read more

  • Capricornus the Seagoat

    Astro-planner for Capricorn Season 2020-2021

    December 21, 2020 by

    ‘You must learn to be happy here and now, under all conditions.‘ -Paramahansa Yogananda, Capricorn Period December 21 – January 19, 2021 All dates and times according to Eastern Standard Time  December 21, 2020, 5:02 am EST: The Sun moves into the sign of Capricorn, the sea goat, and we begin a new solar cycle,… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Sagittarius Season 2020

    November 15, 2020 by

    ‘Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.’ Emily Dickinson, Sagittarius Period November 21 – December 21, 2020 All dates and times according to Eastern Standard Time  November 21, 2020, 3:39 pm EST: The Sun moves into the sign of Sagittarius, the Archer, and we begin a new solar cycle. Wishing you a… Read more

  • Picasso

    Astro-planner for Scorpio Season 2020

    October 18, 2020 by

    ‘Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.’ Pablo Picasso, Scorpio Period October 22 – November 22, 2020 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  October 22, 2020, 6:59 pm EDT: The Sun moves into the sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion and the Eagle, and we begin a new solar cycle.… Read more

  • Pierre Bonnard

    Astro-planner for Libra Season 2020

    September 18, 2020 by

    Draw your pleasure, paint your pleasure, and express your pleasure strongly. Pierre Bonnard, Libra Period September 22 – October 22, 2020 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIBRA! September 22, 9:31 am EDT: The Sun moves into the sign of Libra, the Scales, and we begin a new solar cycle.… Read more

  • Charlie Parker

    Astro-planner for Virgo Season 2020

    August 18, 2020 by

    Ever since I’ve ever heard music, I thought it should be very clean, very precise – as clean as possible, anyway, and more or less tuned to people. Something they could understand, something that was beautiful, you know? Charlie Parker, Virgo Period August 22 – September 22, 2020 All dates and times according to Eastern… Read more

  • Astro-planner for Leo Season 2020

    July 19, 2020 by

    ‘The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.’ Henry Moore, Leo Period July 22 – August 23,… Read more

  • Frieda Painting Herself, Courtesy of the UMM

    Astro-planner for Cancer Season 2020

    June 19, 2020 by

    ‘Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.‘ Frida Kahlo, Cancer Period June 20 – July 22, 2020 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANCER! June 20, 5:43 pm EDT: The Sun moves into the sign of Cancer, the Crab, and we begin a… Read more

  • Exercise is favored under a Mars transit through Aries

    Making the Most of Mars in Aries, July-December 2020

    June 5, 2020 by

    For all 12 signs and rising signs Mars, planet of action, drive and courage, will be traveling through the sign of Aries from June 27, 2020, until January 6, 2021. Mars is the natural day ruler of Aries – we say that Mars is in domicile (“at home”) in Aries. Mars usually spends no more… Read more

  • Paul Gauguin Nave Nave Moe

    Astro-planner for Gemini Season 2020

    May 14, 2020 by

    ‘Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!’ Paul Gauguin, Gemini Period May 21 – June 20, 2020 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEMINI! May 20, 9:49 am EDT: The Sun moves into the sign of Gemini, the… Read more

  • Venus retrograde in Gemini by Daiga Ellaby

    Venus Retrograde: Time to Re-evaluate

    May 1, 2020 by

    Venus is a nocturnal, feminine planet, and the brightest planet in our sky, followed by Jupiter. Venus and Jupiter are said to bring blessings because their intrinsic nature is beneficial to life, growth and fertility. What happens when Venus turns retrograde, as she does in 2020 from May 14 to June 26? Does her ability… Read more

  • Landscape by Rabindranath Tagore, 1937

    Astro-planner for Taurus Season 2020

    April 17, 2020 by

    ‘Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.’ Rabindranath Tagore, Taurus Period April 19 – May 20 All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  HAPPY BIRTHDAY TAURUS! April 19, 10:45 am EDT: The Sun moves into the… Read more

  • Bedroom in Arles

    Astro-planner for March 19, 2020 – April 20, 2020

    March 18, 2020 by

    All dates and times according to Eastern Daylight Time  I don’t know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream. Vincent van Gogh, Aries Period March 19/20 – April 18 This month we are dealing more with chunks of time and the quality of that time than individual dates, so please read accordingly.… Read more

  • Agni, Lord of Fire, on Ram

    Aries 2020 Letter from Catherine

    March 18, 2020 by

    Dear Friends, The Sun moves into Aries on Thursday, March 19, at 11:49 pm EDT, heralding the start of the new solar year. And what an interesting start to the year! We find ourselves in a world where the extraneous and familiar have been stripped away and every day feels, literally, like a new world.… Read more

  • A Bird in the Hand by Taneli Lahtinen

    Pisces 2020 Letter from Catherine

    February 20, 2020 by

    Dear Friends, How have you been faring with getting rid of extraneous things in your life? At home we’ve ripped out an old carpet, the last vestige of the previous owner; it was a dreadful cinnamon-colored affair in the basement. The sense of a new era is liberating! Navigating one’s way through the current strong… Read more

  • Capricorn Earth and Pisces Water, South Africa, by Benjamin Behre

    Astro-planner for February 18, 2020 – March 20, 2020

    February 19, 2020 by

    All dates and times according to Eastern Standard Time  February 18: The Sun moves into Pisces at 11:56 pm EST on February 18 and begins its journey through the last 29 degrees of the zodiac before the vernal equinox. Pisces therefore closes the circle of the zodiac, begun so vigorously with the sign of Aries…… Read more

  • Aquarius - be different. Photo courtesy of Ameen Fahmy on Unsplash

    Astro-planner for January 20, 2020 – February 19, 2020

    January 20, 2020 by

    All dates and times according to Eastern Standard Time  January 20: Sun moves into Aquarius January 22-23: Sun squares Uranus at 2 degrees of fixed signs. On a global scale, this aspect suggests either protests or reform. Either way, it’s never static and usually there’s some kind of disruption to the status quo. On a… Read more

  • Colorado in the Snow. Copyright Catherine Goshen 2020

    Aquarius 2020 Letter from Catherine

    January 20, 2020 by

    Dear Friends, The Sun has moved into the fixed air sign of Aquarius on January 20, bringing with it a shift in the atmosphere. There’s the promise of movement again after a somewhat heavy, static period. If you’ve been experiencing a situation which has felt as if it’s in limbo since December, things will open… Read more

  • Noel Tyl, with thanks to Kathy Rose and Patti Singleton Williams

    Tribute to Noel Tyl

    January 3, 2020 by

    Noel Tyl, one of the greatest humanist astrologers of the 20th century, passed away on his 83rd birthday on December 31, 2019. Not only was it his solar return but also his Jupiter return; a beautiful and fitting cosmic finale for ‘El Maestro’. A Harvard university graduate in psychology, Noel authored twenty-three distinctive astrology books,… Read more

  • Step by Step, the Capricorn Way by Debby Hudson

    Astro-planner for late December 2019/January 2020

    December 23, 2019 by

    ASTRO-PLANNER FOR DECEMBER 23, 2019 – JANUARY 22, 2020 Thursday, December 26, 2019, 0:12 am EST: New Moon at 4 degrees of Capricorn, a partial solar eclipse (not visible from North America) We finish off the year as we began it, with a Capricorn eclipse. Capricorn as an archetype is very much about success gained… Read more

  • Thankful by Debby Hudson

    Astro-planner for November/December 2019

    November 22, 2019 by

    ASTRO-PLANNER FOR NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 23, 2019 November 22: Sun moves into Sagittarius, the mutable fire sign which we associate with jovial Jupiter. The Sagittarius archetype is concerned with the duality between the philosophical mind (as it applies human values to social laws) and earthy, everyday existence (as it manifests through the sensual desires).… Read more

  • Feast picture courtesy of Brooke Lark

    Festive Season 2019: Letter from Catherine

    November 21, 2019 by

    Jupiter and Saturn, Feast and Famine Dear Friends, What is your own level of comfort when it comes to giving and receiving, to feasting and famine? Traditionally we gauge this comfort level in astrology by looking at the strength of Jupiter versus the strength of Saturn in a chart. Those with a strong Jupiter in… Read more

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