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Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for August 8-14, 2018

Solar Eclipse in Leo - Aug 2018 - Benevolent Kings or Queens & Birthing The Future

A partial solar eclipse in Leo on August 11th, marks the last of the three eclipses for this season.  The last of the eclipses on the Leo-Aquarius axis will take place in January of 2019, before we step fully enter into the Cancer-Capricorn series which kicked off in June.
This series of Leo-Aquarius eclipses began back in the summer of 2016.  These eclipses illuminate the axis of creativity. Heart centred, passionate Leo energy seeking harmony with higher mind centred, detached Aquarius.  Leo likes the spotlight on them, while Aquarius prefers it to be on the crowd they are part of.

Something new wants to be birthed in whatever part of the chart Leo sits for us.  With all this retrograde energy, we can feel unclear or uncertain about what exactly that is.  Take your time, continue to seek answers and clarity inside and act with the utmost integrity, benevolence, courage and grace, as would a true King or Queen.
A square to Jupiter in Scorpio reminds us not to be overly confident or prideful.
Mercury moves forward on August 12th which will be the first signs of forward motion.  Mars and Saturn will follow suit to help break up the chaotic stagnation of the summer and give us the impetus to move ahead in the direction of our life's purpose.


Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for August 1-7, 2018

Most Potent Lunar Eclipse This Century - July 27th, 2018 - The Big Letting Go

This week we have a potent Total Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius on the South Node conjunct Mars.  This is a time of karmic release, purging, reckoning.Mars will intensify the emotional aspect and we will need to be mindful of how we are handling that energy.  Hot-headedness, impulsiveness and recklessness are NOT the best approach.

Mercury Retrograde reminds us to slow down, think before we speak or act and double check our facts, thoughts, emotions and electronics.
The Water Medicine of trines involving Neptune in Pisces and Jupiter in Scorpio, can help us cool and calm the nervous system, and go with the natural flow of what wants to happen.


Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for July 4th to 10th, 2018

It's Recalibration Time - Chiron Retrograde, Jupiter Direct & A Whole Lot More!

This Week, Chiron starts it's retrograde until December 8th.  It will join Mars, Pluto, Saturn, Neptune and Jupiter (for a few days anyhow), who are also ALL in retrograde motion!  Jupiter will finally shift gears on July 10th and we should start feeling a little more optimistic, expansive, abundant, in the area of our chart where Scorpio sits.  At any given time throughout the summer, we will have 4-6 planets in retrograde.  Past wounding may surface for us to acknowledge, face, and heal. 
Venus moves into Virgo on July 9th which will make us a little more practical when it comes to how we express love. 

All in all, the summer is a time of recalibration.  It's a karmic time of re-balancing and re-setting.
Pay attention, trust your instincts and don't fear what comes up for you.  It's meant to help you move past your past, and embrace your future wholeheartedly.

Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for July 18th to 24th, 2018

Between Eclipses & Leo Season Begins!

We'll be riding the wave of the Solar Eclipse in Cancer for about the next six months. In fact, this Cancer-Capricorn eclipse axis will be in play until 2020, so these same themes will be re-visited over the next couple of years. 

In other news, the Sun moves into it's home sign of Leo on Sunday.  This gives us the desire to shine, and be recognized for who we are. 
Next week, we'll see the second of three eclipses AND Mercury is moving retrograde.  Stay tuned for more on that next week!

Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for June 27th to July 3rd, 2018

Full Moon in Capricorn Conjunct Saturn - Roots & Wings

Mars is now Retrograde until the fall.  The warrior planet is challenging us to slow down and take note of where our anger, drive, will and passions are being directed.  We are being asked to adjust accordingly and to use our frustrations and fed-upness as a catalyst to fight the good fight and to initiative positive change in our lives.
The full moon in Capricorn is in close contact with Saturn, both opposite the sun in Cancer.  The balance between Public and Private life is being illuminated.  We may experience a reality check, or feeling of limitation and barriers in whatever area of our chart the full moon is happening.  Use the trine to Uranus to break through the obstacles and find creative solutions to help move through restrictions and fears.

Mercury enters Leo on the same day as the full moon, and will have an extended stay until September 5th due to it's retrograde beginning July 26th. When Mercury visits Leo, we are more expressive, gregarious, strong-minded, persuasive, but need to be mindful of not exaggerating our communications, or being too opinionated or attentions seeking in negative ways.  We are encouraged to speak from our hearts and express ourselves willingly and honourably.

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