Astrology: Venus Square Neptune July 27 2020: Illusory Desires

Astrology: Venus Square Neptune July 27 2020: Illusory Desires

  After some fits and starts since the publication of my second book, The Complete Guide to Astrology, I FINALLY feel like writing again! Incidentally, I have a give away running on my Cosmic Owl Astrology Facebook page for a signed. copy of my book (USA only) or 5 runner up prizes of an Audible copy. Head on over there to enter after you read this :). I will be drawing the winners on the Full Moon on August 3rd. I can’t keep up writing daily energy posts any more because of time so I am going to experiment to find my new stride. Writing is like a muscle, the more you write, the more you write so please bear with me. Today I am going to write about the third exact square of Venus in Gemini to Neptune in Pisces at the 20˚ mark. This third and final square exacts on July 27th and the first two squares were on May 3rd (both planets direct) and May 20th (Venus Rx). On this third exact square, Neptune is Rx. Venus in Gemini is all about our relationships to community and each other. It’s a fun and sociable placement but Mercurial in nature due to Gemini being ruled by Mercury. This period of Venus in Gemini has Venus retrograding from May 13th to June 25th for the first time in eight years and has meant that we’ve been reflecting on our values in relationship to each other and community. Neptune rules Pisces and is all about illusion, faith, trust, surrender and brings confusion and disorientation. We’ve been through a VERY confusing...
Follow Your Heart: Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius 2017

Follow Your Heart: Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius 2017

I’ve been sitting with the Lunar Eclipse chart for ages now (and the Solar Eclipse chart but more on that later). I like to find a central theme that encompasses the whole and it was right there on the wall of my office. The simple sign that cost me a few bucks at TJ Maxx to honor my 15 year old soul part that I have been reintegrating since a soul retrieval session with my friend and Shamanic teacher, Paula, back in January 2015 when I was going through a real dark night of the soul. Follow Your Heart. Sounds so easy right? But we get so tied up in the mind fucks. The constant voices from your upbringing. The family, the culture, the institutions. Those voices in your head that say you don’t fit in because those mind fucks don’t feel right. The constant contorting of the self to fit in or to loudly say, ‘I’m different’. The pain of that 15 year old soul part is back today. Shamanic work keeps working, if you allow it. That girl that knew how unique she was, as we all are, yet who desperately wanted to belong. Isn’t that what we all want? The message of this eclipsing of our emotional body is clear. It’s time to let go of (south node and Full Moon) or eclipse all those mind fucks from your lineage. All those messages that are not yours. It’s time to let go of the need to set yourself apart, to hold yourself aloof, because of the fear of opening your heart and truly following your heart’s...

An Astrological Pivot Week

This week, and most particularly today and tomorrow, is a pivot week according to astrologer Anne Ortelee. I could go into all the astrology but as my aim is to write for you, not to give an astrology lesson or write for other astrologers I will only mention the highlights and if you want to know all the astrology look at Anne’s post. Instead I will only talk about how this week should affect you and how you will feel. Firstly, what does a pivot week mean? It means a profound or paradigm shift. This week is a shift from thinking to feeling. A ‘getting out of our head time’ and really moving into a more feminine time. A very watery time of flow and emotion. The Sun and Jupiter join together today to begin a whole new year of creativity and then they both move into the sign of Cancer. The Sun tomorrow and Jupiter late on the 25th – I am always referencing mountain time. Cancer is THE sign of feeling, of nurturing, of the mother and from the 25th we will have four planets in this sign until Venus moves into Leo on the 28th. The Sun, Mercury (which is going retrograde on the 26th) will be there for quite some time. Too much astrology? I apologize. This just means a real period of moving into our feelings. I am seeing it already. There was a thread on a friends facebook profile yesterday talking about how their emotions are all over the place. There were many comments agreeing. It’s also very apt that I am starting...