New Moon in Aries: Magic Maker

Be a magic maker. With the New Moon in Aries this morning, we have a strong chance for rebirth. To start over. It's time to shed anything that doesn't fit the vision you have for yourself and your life.

This new moon inspires one to action, courage, spontaneity and assertiveness. Time to advocate for yourself and let your actions speak for you.

Today sparks off April's wild astrological mix, so starting today wrap up loose ends and clarify your focus. We've had a square between Uranus (sudden change, extremes) and Pluto (catalyst and catharsis) for a couple years which has created much of the upheaval we've seen in the world. This square will be touched off this month like fireworks! There will be a Grand Cross formed in the sky by Uranus, Pluto, Mars (volatility) and Jupiter (expansion) in mid April and it's going to be a doozy. More to come on that later.

The wonderful thing about the New Moon in Aries today, is it touches on why you are here at this time on the planet. What is your reason for being? What work do you need to accomplish while you're here? What gifts have been bestowed upon you and what are you drawn too? I think these questions can be answered by looking at our basic nature, and then developing it. The ruler of Aries is Mars, and this fiery planet is currently in retrograde in the sign of Libra. This teaches us patience, and that we can't take action in a vacuum. We are on this planet with other people and have to consider others too. How does our individuality and path in life intersect with the people around us? Libra is the sign of partnership and reminds us we need partners to actuate our potential.

OK that enough philosophizing for one day, now let's go out and take ACTION!!


Black of the Moon

For the next few days the Moon will be at it's darkest point before the New Moon in Aries on Sunday. It's astrological New Year!! Aries is this first sign of the zodiac, so we're starting a new year long cycle. We are in the darkness before the dawn, the time when we feel soul urges. This is further enhanced by the Moon, Mercury, Neptune and Chiron in Pisces, Saturn in Scorpio and Jupiter in Cancer.

This group of planets make a huge positive signature in the sky so make the most of it! It's a time
of endings and beginnings, and to get real about who and what you want to focus your energy on. Today and tomorrow are extremely intuitive and our instincts are sending us very clear messages - be sure and follow them.

The dark of the Moon is such a fruitful time. We are able to experience our connection to the universe, to our planet and to each other. The Silence is so huge that one can hear messages from the subconscious without having them drowned out by daily concerns. It makes me think of that Christmas song "Silent Night", that's the energy of it. Deep calm and quiet. If there's anything holding you back from rebirth, let it go today. Release blocks from your life and then celebrate on Sunday!!


Spring Equinox

Happy Spring Equinox everybody!! We are at the point of equal day and equal night. Look for balance in your life and bringing peace to your relationships. This weekend is a great time to spend extra time with your sweetie.

With Mars Retrograde in Libra, some of our plans might be delayed or held back in some way. Try not to get frustrated! Focus on balance and charm as ways to move forward. 

I've been busy working on my new astrological bracelets I'll have up for sale in April. Hope you have a great day today and Hail unto Spring!!
More to come soon!


Big Planet Shuffle

The first week of March sees huge planetary shifts occurring in every corner of the sky. 

The closest and most influential planets are changing motion or signs in these first seven days...

February 28: Mercury Direct in Aquarius (yay) Let those numerous, zany ideas take shape and fly.

March 1st: Mars Retrogrades in Libra until May 20th - Time to reassess your goals and plans for 2014. Make sure they are in line with your heart. Aim for balanced "win win" situations with the people involved. It's time to put some energy into the collective around you, rather than your own personal agenda. What's your intent? Be prepared for a bit of a slow down or delay in results. It's a good time to woodshed and hone your craft. And don't skimp on exercise routines or getting dolled up for social events. All of these things are important with Mars in Libra. Basically, turn yourself into Oscar Wilde for the next few months...

March 2: Saturn Retrogrades in Scorpio until July 20th - The planet of stability turns backwards and things may appear less stable than they are. Don't let your fears get the better of you. Focus on owning your stability from within and putting energy into creating your own security. Tie up loose ends.

March 5: Venus enters Aquarius. Over the last three months our relationships have either solidified or imploded under the weight of Capricorn's responsibility and commitment. Venus moving into Aquarius lightens the mood and inspires us to have some fun and eccentricity in our relationships and social circle.

March 6: Lilith moves into Leo until Dec. 3rd. Jupiter Direct in Cancer - With Mars in the sign of Art (Libra) it's a great time to do just that: your Art. Whatever that may be. Writing, painting, singing, cooking, playing music, interior decorating, gardening or sitting with friends. Lilith in Leo wants to stand out and be noticed, and Jupiter (Fortune) in the fertile sign of Cancer fills your mind with concepts and ideas. Let yourself loose and set your imagination free.

Our perspectives and priorities have completely shifted and we are now standing in a brand new ball park. There's a freshness and excitement in the air as we stand at the dawning of Spring.