Shortly after the Pisces New Moon, we reach the Equinox—that pivotal moment in the year when daylight equals the dark. Stand anywhere on Earth on this day and you'll see the Sun rise exactly East and set exactly West. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the Equinox is a sign that our (strange) winter is finally over (in my town, it just hasn't been winter enough, this year). … [Read more...]
Aries New Moon: Time to Misbehave!
Are you up for a little healthy risk? Lately I’ve been witnessing friends and family members doing outrageous things in the name of self-discovery. One friend just got back from a two-month South American journey, where she had so much fun that she’s now offering exotic trips for her coaching clients. Another left a stable position and relationship to move cross-country for her … [Read more...]
Aries Lunar Eclipse: We Lift Him Up
I was chatting recently with a friend who told me that she has been accused of being “too independent.” As I’m a bit that way inclined myself, we laughed together and tried to wrap our minds around the concept of “too much” independence. Do you find the give and take of human relationships challenging? When I got married, the biggest adjustment I faced was getting used to … [Read more...]
Aries New Moon: Act It Out!
Four planets, including wild and crazy Uranus, are now in exuberant Aries. And, Mercury is finally picking up speed after its seemingly interminable retrograde. One might conclude that the show can finally hit the road. Yet the fiery, impulsive Aries planets have been duking it out with the edgy Uranus-Pluto square, a discombobulating energy that was particularly strong at … [Read more...]
The Sun enters Aries
Spring has arrived. It’s the Equinox—that pivotal moment in the year when daylight equals the dark, fulfilling the promise of Imbolc (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere). It’s time to break out and break through! All over my garden I see the signs. Hyacinths and daffodils are poking their heads above ground. Branches that have looked dead for months now sprout with new … [Read more...]