1. Ceres activates the Uranus-Pluto square from the 2nd through 9th from the family-oriented sign of Cancer, indicating major developments in parent-child dynamics. Creative changes are favored to get out of ruts in the caretaking department. Talking about financial priorities will be helpful in managing the inevitable crises that turn up. Ceres brings major life passages, like pregnancy, death, and re-birth.
2. The Solar Eclipse on the 9th takes place in Taurus and is conjoined by Mercury, Mars and Pallas. This confluence of planets points to an eventful time, and an energetic new beginning for many, especially concerning economic security issues. Financial fairness or justice will likely be debate topics in Washington; and one might anticipate the passing of a well-known politician.
3. The Uranus-Pluto square on the 20th is the third in a series of seven between these two, and brings the next phase of the radical, transformative changes sweeping across our global village. The economic, ecological, social, military and technological systems that we depend on are pressured to reform or collapse. Those with planets in the 9º to 12º of the cardinal signs will be most directly influenced.
4. The Lunar Eclipse on the 24th takes place in the mental signs, Gemini and Sagittarius, and squares Neptune in Pisces. For many, this may bring a phase of confusion and uncertainty, while for the more mystically inclined, fascinating insights and revelations. This is a good time to take a break from work and routines and become more receptive to dreams, intuition, and the web of life that connects everyone.
5. A triple conjunction involving Mercury, Venus and Jupiter unfolds from the 24th through 29th in versatile Gemini. This combination of planets brings enjoyable social occasions, interesting journeys, and intellectual rapport. Write to loved ones, engage friends and neighbors in gatherings, and if you’re in the market, find a new romantic interest. Think abundance and take a chance on a new adventure.
This week in NewsScope
Special Jupiter issue! Jupiter and Big Government, Jupiter marking stock market tops, and Jupiter changes Angelina Jolie's life. read
our collective relationship to the divine shifts away from bearded patriarchs toward recognizing our role as co-creators in global events. It means moving toward a global consciousness, a collective
The Aquarian bumber sticker: one people living on one planet.
The Age of Aquarius is the networking power of decentralization and democracy. Signs of its arrival include the creation of the internet, which is moving us
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If you want to know if you'll have a romantic affair, look to Venus. But, if you're more interested in a serious, committed relationship,
it's better to look at the asteroid Juno. Here's everything you need to know about this amazing asteroid. read
Does the U.S. really have Scorpio Rising?
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Ascendant use a chart where the ruling planet is retrograde? Get the facts, make a prediction. read
Take a look at what the planets are doing each day of the week, and how to get the best out of the current celestial conditions. readD. Harmony's blog
The Oxford Astrologer
Christina's view from the U.K.
Two wonderful blogs this week: Five steps to dealing with "bad" planets in the House of Love, and the death of Margaret Thatcher... more
The Astrology of Black Moon Lilith
Lilith is an under-rated force in the horoscope. Features include Lilith in the charts of James Holmes, LeAnn Rimes, Clint Eastwood, Russia and Israel, plus keywords and concepts. lilith
Progressions, what are they?
Like fractals, progressions have similar shapes at different scales of time. They are clearer symbols of forthcoming events than transits. Why don't more astrologers use them? Get the scoop
The Best Crop Circles of 2012
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In the industrialized world, why is the U.S. the most violent nation?
The Scorpio Rising chart uniquely explains this tendency, especially when considering the problem as a health issue. The 6th and 12th houses are coming under increased stress. more
Donna Cunningham on Saturn-Pluto Now that Saturn is in Scorpio, it's challenging an entire generation - those born with Pluto in Leo. There's three articles in this well-written series.
progressed Mars is entering new territory, so we can expect some
dangerous military developments coming out of this rogue nation. You can find the charts to make your own predictions here
Neeti Ray's Astrology Expressed -
gets into the essence of the wild woman side of Lilith by personifying her. This poem is rated PG13 but so is Lilith in general... read more
"I am Lilith" - a poem
The Amanda Knox Case
On March 26, 2013 Amanda Knox received the unfortunate news that she would be re-tried for the 2007 murder of her roommate. Transiting Uranus was squaring her Mercury, the ruler of her chart, as this unexpected news hit home. Here's the background story, the charts, the absurdities... see amandaknox
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