Tag Archives: New Moon

In the Stars August 23-30, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

This is a special blog to write, as this week is my birthday week (August 29 on the Full Moon. I was born 8/29/52 at 8:29 p.m. in Chillicothe, Missouri). So 829 is definitely my number! The Sun has just … Continue reading

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In the Stars August 9-16, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon

Saturn has just turned direct after five months in retrograde motion, and it moves slowly during August, meaning we will feel the gifts and challenges of Saturn more fully. Saturn’s energies are not those that move life forward quickly. Things … Continue reading

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In the Stars July 12-19, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon in Cancer

Last week was hot and volatile, with Mars and Sun conjunct and opposite Pluto. This week Mercury joins Mars and Pluto (Mercury conjunct Mars in Cancer opposite Pluto in Capricorn). The Moon moves over these points exactly on Wednesday to … Continue reading

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In the Stars June 14-21, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon in Gemini

Mercury has completed its retrograde cycle, though it is still in its shadow through June 27. Communication still may be somewhat blocked until Mercury emerges from its shadow, but understandings and agreements can certainly now move forward. You may have … Continue reading

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In the Stars June 7-14, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week

Mercury will soon complete its retrograde cycle, turning direct June 11. Some of the problems and challenges that have accumulated and impeded our lives may start to resolve toward the end of the week. This is also the last call … Continue reading

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In the Stars May 17-24, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon in Taurus

The tri-annual, three-week Mercury retrograde period is here again from May 18 to June 11. Mercury symbolizes communication, and its retrograde motion beckons us to pause and re-think, re-organize, and purge the Inbox and remnants of lists undone rather than … Continue reading

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In the Stars March 15-22, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon Solar Eclipse

Big shifts are coming. Cycles are turning to completion. Monday the 16th heralds the precise Uranus-Pluto square, the last of these seven squares over the past few years pulsing with revolutionary change, a focus that has fueled our lives and … Continue reading

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In the Stars February 15-22, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon in Aquarius

A number of planetary shifts hover in the week ahead, as the Sun moves into Pisces; and Mars and Venus move into Aries. We’re just a month away now from the precise Uranus-Pluto square of March 16, the last of … Continue reading

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In the Stars February 8-15, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week

Mercury is still retrograde through Wednesday, and the lateness of this post this week is due to a technical communication glitch that can typically show up during these retrograde periods. A plug-in on the site blocked my ability to post … Continue reading

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In the Stars January 18-25, 2015…shining light on the astrology of the week: New Moon in Capricorn, Mercury Retrograde

As you readers know, my mother died January 8. I just returned from her beautiful funeral and burial on Friday (Venus’ Day), January 16. There seem to be many crossings at this time, as I know of at least four … Continue reading

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