Eclipse Astrology

Follow Your Personal Eclipse Cycles

Moonshadow Eclipse ReportFollowed by a Moonshadow” is a 40+ page report examining eclipse patterns in your birth chart.  Includes eclipses for last year, this year, and next year, with aspects to planets in your birth chart, house placements, and the prenatal eclipse point. Learn how to follow these dramatic, little-explored eclipse cycles in your own life, with a “Followed by a Moonshadow” eclipse report. $35 brings you three years of eclipses!

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Feature Articles

sparks_smallScorpio 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….

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roosevelts-smlAries Lunar Eclipse: Rights, Grievances, and Relating

This Lunar Eclipse is at the Moon’s South Node, symbolizing the need to release old patterns; in order for relationships to work, each partner has to be willing to let go of having their own way…. This demands some complex algebra to calculate whether or not that is a sacrifice that we’re prepared to make, or even capable of making—and whether the relationship has earned such a sacrifice….
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About the Astrology of Eclipses

Eclipses - defending your lifeDefending Your Life: Eclipses and Life’s Moments of Truth – Imagine an afterlife in which you will be asked to defend your life based on how you handled the most fearful planet or aspect in your chart. Imagine viewing scenes from five days of your life: when at 19-year intervals, solar eclipses conjoined that planet in your natal chart. You were at a turning point, struggling to overcome one of your darkest fears. What events defined these turning points? How effectively did you handle your fear? Read the full article

eclipses latitudes of homeThe Latitudes of Home: Working with Eclipse Cycles – Because it is painful to remember the scary moments of the past or contemplate the uncertainty of the future, we tend to go through life ignoring the reality that our entire lives can be irrevocably changed in an instant. Every now and then, when someone close to us dies, a terrorist attack wounds our country, or some other personal crisis shakes us up, we are startled awake for a moment and behold a landscape we scarcely recognize. Our instinct, then, is to turn away as quickly as possible and return to the latitudes of home. Read the full article »

Eclipses in the Houses of Your Chart

Eclipses in Natal Houses

Dancing in the Dark: Eclipses and the Cycle of Healing Crisis – I find that most clients come to me for the first time because they’re at a critical turning point, a “crisis” in their life. It’s usually very easy to pinpoint the source of the crisis with eclipses. I just map out the solar and lunar eclipses for the year, figure out where those points fall in the client’s chart by house placement and hard aspect to natal planets. Then I backtrack 19 years, at 4-5 year intervals. Read the full article »

Eclipses in Aspect to Planets in Your Chart

eclipses natal planetsEclipses and the Narrative of Change – not even the most unpleasant natal aspect is inherently awful. And despite the unease they inspire, neither are eclipses. Some are part of a larger and more daunting planetary picture with global implications. Personally, however, we tend to experience eclipses most strongly when they form close aspects (especially conjunctions, squares, and oppositions) to planets in our birth chart. Each time an eclipse aspects one of the planetary crosses that you bear, a narrative of change emerges – one that is repeated over and over throughout your lifetime.  Read the full article »

Lunar Eclipses

lunar eclipseLunar Eclipses, Earthly Instincts – At this lunar eclipse, there is something in you that longs to connect more deeply with the Earth, to drink from her cool waters and lay your head upon her sweet grass. Some long-ago pain has reared up and sent you packing, returning home to mother Earth for solace. As you gaze up at the half-bitten Moon, know that the Earth is offering you something, some smooth block of marble, a piece of wood, a section of clay. Open your instinctive mind, and ask yourself: What is it that wants to be brought into being? And what is the right tool with which to carve it out? Read the full article »