Archives for April 2011

Diary of a Twelfth House Progressed Moon… dot dot dot

You may be wondering where I’ve been. My progressed Virgo Moon just entered my Twelfth House. Need I say more? I mean, meticulous, organization loving Virgo in the house of nebulous confusion? You can just imagine how hard it has been for me to put together a proper sentence, let alone rub two sticks together! Okay, I’m poking fun at the Twelfth House, and I’d be far more anxious if I didn’t have astrology to tell me that my sense of losing steam, eventually, will lead somewhere…even if I have no idea where, yet.

Oh, yes, I’ve seen the looks on the faces of people who recount the progression of the 2 1/2 year passage of the Moon through their Twelfth House– traditional house of troubles, toil and loss. One acquaintance, a portrait artist, said that during her 12th House Moon progression, for the first time in her career she didn’t have commissions lined up and therefore no solid financial future. She also had to ‘let go’ of an already failing relationship, ultimately, a necessary loss, though that didn’t make the giving up any less slow or painful. She experienced this progression as one of the most difficult periods of her life. [Read more…]

Venus in Pisces: A Subtle Enchantress

“Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.” -Drew Barrymore, Venus in Pisces

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you’ve said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”

“Love is like a virus, it can happen to anyone at any time.” – Maya Angelou, Venus in Pisces

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin, Venus in Pisces

If you were born when Venus was in the constellation of Pisces, the Fishes..

On planet Earth, we place far too much attention on what’s in front of our eyes rather than the infinite possibility contained between them – in our minds eye! To function optimally, any planet in the sign of Pisces must have it’s imagination tickled, and extra senses (beyond all five) opened and stimulated. How will this happen if we’re too busy making plans for the weekend, too busy with the madness of human doing to gaze into the abyss of eternity of human be-ing? The imagination, world of fantasy, and the supernatural is the key to Venus in Pisces’ happiness and joy. Karmically, in this lifetime Venus in Pisces born need to believe in something beyond the laundry lists of the real world, with its attendant list of responsibilities and identities, because chances are there hasn’t been enough time spent in a delicious, rapturous, enchanting relationship with the Great Mystery. Now is your chance to gaze with wonder at life. [Read more…]

Neptune in Pisces: Rediscovering A Lost World, & Neptune Transits

Most ‘Neptunians’ I’ve known lead unconventional lifestyles; after all, modern life generally argues with the whole “I’m living in the moment” paradigm Neptune requires. One close friend is clairvoyant, an artist (Neptune conjunct Libra rising) and a gypsy (she is also a Sagittarius Sun sign). Riding her magic carpet from house sit to house sit, she lives under the auspices of Neptune; utterly without an external security blanket, she takes her cue from the shimmering, ever-changing present moment. From firsthand accounts, it’s difficult. Just try, for a day, planning your life around the inner dictates of Spirit. Sometimes it works out beautifully, and sometimes you just sit there wondering what the heck you’re doing. But for folks like her, there’s no other way. The only approach that works for her is to let go, surrender, trust in spirit. [Read more…]

Aries New Moon : The Alchemy in Adversity


The New Moon in Aries heralds the beginning of a brand new cycle. It’s the time of year when the Universe goads us to be more forthright, bold and honest about what we need as individuals. It’s the time when, we face another fear, we take a new step forward, the Universe appreciates those efforts by rewarding us with new levels of personal empowerment, growth and strength. Sounds glamorous and exciting, right? But what most astrology books don’t tell you is that Aries bold warrior-ship, the kind that sounds so good on paper, and is so admirable in others, is a direct result of experiencing profound levels of frustration, lack, hardship and dis-couragement, first. Aries courage is nursed on the mother’s milk of adversity. What else besides adversity (and adversaries) would cause the fire within our very being to rise and take action? [Read more…]