As astrology’s chief diplomat, peace-seeking Libra is in for a strenuous cycle. The quirky quincunx will be a key feature of 2023’s Libra Sun transit, but transformative Pluto is also set to play a prominent role in unfolding events. Under a quincunx, it’s as if the views being expressed by one side are completely alien […]
Jupiter is about to begin a four-month-long retrograde. Astrology’s Greater Benefit, lucky Jupiter is associated with good fortune, expansion and success. Its spheres of influence include faith, higher learning and justice. When pondering the more punitive implications of the law, restrictive Saturn may come to mind. But philosophical Jupiter is equally committed to fairness, equity and balance.
The incoming kaleidoscopic skies have something for everyone. The Sun and Mars will change signs, Mercury, Uranus and Venus will change direction and ongoing themes, such as the fixed sign squares and mutable oppositions, will see further developments. For those who have been keenly watching the blockbusting brilliance of the fixed sign squares, Venus’s second square to lucky Jupiter will take place on the 22nd. Next, Venus will station direct on September 3rd, positioning herself for her final squares, to Jupiter on September 17th and Uranus on September 29th.
A kind of benevolent chaos will ensue over the next couple of weeks, one as intent on overthrowing the status quo as it is on lifting spirits and creating new opportunities. The Sun, Venus, Jupiter and Uranus will be playing key roles, and, even from orderly Virgo, Mercury and Mars will be getting in on […]
As Venus settles into her retrograde, Mercury will slip into his Virgo home and cross the shadow point of his forthcoming retrograde. Interestingly enough, both Venus and Mercury will leave their retrograde shadow zones within a week of one another.