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marsy energy

Mars Retrograde: Undoing

Mars is a survival planet, often operating outside our conscious awareness. And while we may have the illusion of control, our responses and patterning are often shaped by early events. As Mars goes retrograde on September 9th, we may become aware of the armoring we have been carrying. Whether the threat of the virus brought …

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Venus

What are We Longing for?

Venus has been languishing, and the current square with Neptune reminds us of all the small pleasures that have been put aside during quarantine- no meals out with friends, no after work gatherings. I see new shades of gray on women, while men’s haircuts remind the observer of a dandelion gone to seed. And shopping …

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Covid

Saturn Pluto and Current Events 2020

While teaching in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China, I have met so many wonderful people, both friends and students. And I have rarely been welcomed with such generosity and respect. I can only imagine the disappointment and consternation when their most important holiday was cancelled. In some cases, families are cut off from each other, …

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Air and Smoke

January 25 2020 The New Moon in Aquarius is also Chinese New Year. It  marks the end of a 12 year animal cycle and a new energetic beginning. As I write, drums and cymbals go by on the street outside, but it has come with great anxiety in Asia. Aquarius tells us we live in …

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Called to Meet the Past: The Nodal Axis Enters Cancer/Capricorn

This article originally appeared in the OPA journal www.opaastrology.com On November 15, 2018 the mean nodal axis shifts into Cancer/Capricorn ( November 7 for the True Node). These signs invite us to consider the past; they call us back to ancient events, both collective and personal. Even more significantly, as the nodal axis shifts into …

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Women Usher in a New Era in US Congress

Over one hundred women have been newly elected to Congress, marking a new generation of women in politics, and among them two Native Americans, and two muslims; a former refugee. For the first time, close to one hundred of the house Representatives will be women.