Wherever Aries appears in your chart, you probably don’t play well with others. Even if you prefer to delegate Aries duties to your gun-toting, raw meat-loving partner, there’s still something untamed in you beneath your refined veneer—something songwriter Nick Lowe once called The Beast in Me, and which an astrologer might call Aries.
Posts Categorized: Venus retrograde
The world conspires to tell us how to be beautiful and where to seek pleasure. And if you find that your own preferences lie outside the mainstream, it takes awareness, confidence, and a strong sense of self to embrace them. Fortunately, Leo wrote the book on confidence, or at least the dogged pursuit of it.
Retrograde motion is a matter of perspective. That is, the planet isn’t moving backward, it just looks that way to us. Nothing is “wrong” with a retrograde planet; it’s your way of looking at the matters related to the planet that may be askew.
Expecting affairs of the human heart to follow the rules of logic and reason is a recipe for dissatisfaction. Don’t ignore underlying problems in your relationships, but seek solutions not with your brain, but rather with your heart. Sit knee to knee with the one you love, and peer into your relationship’s wondrous fathoms through your own “glass-bottomed boat.”
Astrologically, things have been relatively quiet since the New Moon. That ends today, with a veritable bonanza of astro-activity. To wit: While you slept, the Sun squared Neptune. Jupiter and Venus both turn direct. Jupiter has been retrograde since July 23, and Venus since October 8. Sun trines Uranus (9:58 pm PST). I wrote a […]
The fallout from last night’s tense Full Moon is spilling out all over today’s headlines. In Alabama on Tuesday, a quiet young man killed ten people – beginning with his mother (remember the Moon conjunct Saturn in that Full Moon chart?) and ending with himself. This morning, I turned on the radio to listen to […]
All are ruled by Venus, which is turning retrograde on March 6. Retrogrades often seem to take things away from us, like a tide going out and carrying with it precious sand (and perhaps our beach umbrella). But sometimes when the retrograde tide goes out, we find unexpected treasures lying exposed on the shore. As […]