Browsing Category Saturn

The Emperors Change Clothes

The Emperors Change Clothes

When planets with long cycles change signs, it's big news. They bring their energies to new areas of life and for a time, they accomplish their work by impersonating different characters. This fall, Jupiter changes signs for the first time in a year, and Saturn moves into a new sign ...

Gemini Full Moon: Let Us Give Thanks

Gemini Full Moon: Let Us Give Thanks

An excess of Saturn makes for a chilling sort of social Darwinist view of life, where only the toughest deserve to survive. And too much Neptune makes it impossible to accomplish anything worthwhile, because you’re preoccupied with avoiding painful reality and keep forgetting to pay the electric bill. But here’s the good news: we’re people, not planets….

Saturn by Sign: Where Does Your Authority Come From?

Saturn by Sign: Where Does Your Authority Come From?

Saturn’s sign in your birth chart seems to indicate the qualities that make people take you seriously and from which you derive your authority. They are what make others a little nervous at the thought of falling short of your expectations, and for which you are judged most harshly if you don’t act with integrity.

Capricorn New Moon: The Leap

Capricorn New Moon: The Leap

Because there is nothing wishy-washy about Scorpio, Saturn is finishing its transit here in decisive fashion. “No longer this,” we think, even if we’re not sure what will fill the gaps opened by loss….

Gemini Full Moon: Happy Whatever

Gemini Full Moon: Happy Whatever

Gemini doesn’t much care which holidays you choose to observe or what you call them; he can abide any heresy except boring conversation. His standard holiday greeting is, “Happy Whatever.” His job description, to paraphrase Caroline Casey, is “to believe nothing and entertain possibilities….”

Scorpio Solar Eclipse: Sparks

Scorpio Solar Eclipse: Sparks

We’re reminded at the Scorpio New Moon how easily accidents, illness, and murderers can take our bodies, at any moment. Eventually, the body will die – there’s no controlling that. But remember, too, that life isn’t a body. Life doesn’t disappear just because it takes a form we no longer recognize….