Astro-planner for Gemini Season 2020

Paul Gauguin Nave Nave Moe

‘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 […]

Venus Retrograde: Time to Re-evaluate

Venus retrograde in Gemini by Daiga Ellaby

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 […]

Astro-planner for Taurus Season 2020

Landscape by Rabindranath Tagore, 1937

‘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 […]

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

Bedroom in Arles

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. […]

An Astrological Perspective on the Coronavirus as Catalyst for Change

Life

Preface I am not a mundane astrologer, one who studies worldly events. I am therefore hesitant to offer an historical perspective on what is happening now. If I’ve learned anything over my years of practicing astrology, it’s that things never work out how we think they will – there is always a twist – because […]

Pisces 2020 Letter from Catherine

A Bird in the Hand by Taneli Lahtinen

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 […]

HOROSCOPES NOW: February 18, 2020 – March 20, 2020

Mount McKinley by Ansel Adams

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

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

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… […]

HOROSCOPES NOW: January 20, 2020 – February 19, 2020

The Gossips by Norman Rockwell

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

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

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 […]

Aquarius 2020 Letter from Catherine

Colorado in the Snow. Copyright Catherine Goshen 2020

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 […]

Astro-planner for late December 2019/January 2020

Step by Step, the Capricorn Way by Debby Hudson

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 […]

HOROSCOPES: December 22, 2019 – January 22, 2020

Red Room by Henri Matisse

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HOROSCOPES: November 23 – December 23, 2019

William Blake Jacob's Ladder

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Astro-planner for November/December 2019

Thankful by Debby Hudson

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). […]

Festive Season 2019: Letter from Catherine

Feast picture courtesy of Brooke Lark

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 […]

November 2019 Letter from Catherine

Autumn by Catherine Goshen

Dear Friends, Welcome to Astrology Update for November 2019! How are you faring as the seasons shift? Can you feel the pace of life accelerating as we prepare for 2020 with its Jupiter-Saturn conjunction in the air sign of Aquarius? Friends, we have not had a Jupiter-Saturn conjunction in Aquarius since the year 1405! This […]

Astro-planner for November 2019

Writing a letter

ASTRO-PLANNER FOR OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 22, 2019 October 23: Sun moves into Scorpio, joining Mercury and Venus in the sign of resourcefulness, reserve, regeneration, death and resurrection. Happy birthday Scorpio friends! October 15-31: Mercury appears to slow down from earth’s perspective – complete unfinished projects and adjust your personal pace from 4th gear down […]

Insightful Horoscopes for October 2019

Libra seeks balance. Pic by Noah Silliman

Read for your Sun sign, your Moon sign and your Rising sign for the time period beginning September 23 until October 23, 2019. Enjoy! Libra, I’m delighted to wish you a very happy birthday!! At last, the light of the Sun is shining on you, bringing you greater clarity and joy. Both money and communication […]

Astro-planner for October 2019

ASTRO-PLANNER FOR SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23, 2019 September 23: The Sun moves into Libra at 3:50 am heralding the vernal equinox in the northern hemisphere and the spring equinox in the south. Day and night / active and passive / light and dark / male and female are balanced on this day. Take time […]

Astro-planner for September 2019

Photo by Brigitte Tohm

You want to plan your life with the help of the planets. Welcome to the Astro-planner for August 23 to September 23, 2019

Mercury: from Casual Conversation to Cogitation

Mercury Statue next to Metlife in New York City. Copyright Catherine Goshen, March 2016

The planet Mercury shows us how we think best. The ancients understood Mercury to be ‘the thinking soul’ while 17th century master astrologer William Lilly saw it to represent thought as ‘awareness’. Thought, perception, communication… Mercury reflects our mindset and entire thinking apparatus including our nervous system, which binds the brain to the body. Traditionally […]

What Do You Do for a Living?

Career Guidance in a Changing World “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to walk from here?” asked Alice. “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. —Lewis Carroll, ‘Alice in Wonderland’ In a recent survey, 64 percent of college seniors expressed serious doubts about their […]