Aquarius Solar Eclipse: Little Solar Systems

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Humans are tribal creatures, and it’s the rare few of us who can be happy with a completely solitary existence. But we’re each of us little solar systems, too, with ourselves at the center, sovereign Suns who need to shine.

Eclipse Aspects to Natal Planets: The Narrative of Change

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Planets woven together by difficult aspects describe your defining attributes; each time an eclipse scores a glancing blow off these aspects (about every four and a half years), you're given another chance to become a little bit more…you.

Lunar Eclipses and Relationships

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Romantic partnerships are not the only relationships in our lives (just the ones we're most likely to be obsessed about). What will this eclipse say about the 99.999% of the relationships in our lives that don't involve yearning looks across…

Leo Lunar Eclipse: Make Your Own Kind of Music

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
When eclipses fall in Aquarius and Leo, we’re asked to remember what kind of fuel powers the engine of our hearts, and to seek our place in the hearts of others.

Capricorn New Moon: Three Kings

Monday, January 15, 2018
We focus so much on Capricorn’s toughness that we overlook its message of empowerment—that we are the authors of our lives, writing each chapter in real time through our decisions and choices.

Cancer Full Moon: Taproot

Saturday, December 30, 2017
It’s not just the physical signs of advancing age that are unnerving. You reach a certain age and realize that just as you’re beginning to perfect your swing, it’s time to get out of the way and let the next…

Sagittarius New Moon: Hatful of Stars

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Sagittarius is better equipped than most to handle December’s cold, dark solitude. He doesn’t scare easily. He is exhilarated and dizzied by the long, dark nights; their stars are proxies for the faraway lands he may never see, silent and…

Gemini Full Moon: The Gift of Listening

Friday, December 1, 2017
Listening - that simple gift of attention and love, like holding open a door for someone leaving a store as you're entering - makes the world feel a little kinder, a little more civilized.

Scorpio New Moon: Transformation is Hell

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Whether it’s dying, grieving, or just getting over some painful setbacks, we'd prefer to expedite the very Scorpionic process of transformation. We like the idea of being stronger, wiser, and most of all, pain free. But the part where you…

Taurus Full Moon: How I Broke Up with Cheez-its

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Just because a solution is simple, doesn’t mean it’s easy. At this Full Moon, though, the simple solution might just be a little bit easier.
Most commented posts

The Rising Planet: Your “First Responder”

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

by April Elliott Kent Confession: “No” is my first response to most new, unfamiliar, or spontaneous ...

Full Moon in Cancer: Can Hard Times Make Us Whole?

Thursday, January 5, 2012

by April Elliott Kent It’s been a chilly holiday season here in San Diego. Not when ...

Scorpio New Moon: On the Road to a Foreign Country

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Over the past couple of years, it's become harder for me to write these essays. ...