The New Moon on Friday, February 15-16 brings a Solar Eclipse and the Chinese New Year of the Earth Dog. As with all celestial events in 2018, this is a big deal and will affect us strongly. When a year begins on an eclipse, it makes that year more volatile, and an Earth Dog Year is said to bring the potential for violent conflict, on individual and world levels. As Master Astrologer Gahl Sasson says, “If 2018 is the Year of the Dog, then we are talking about a pit-bull rather than a docile poodle.” That fits with the over-lord energy of Saturn playing such an important role in our lives this year as it brings unavoidable karmic God-smacking. Read More
Mercury is direct on Wednesday, February 11. Yeah!
While this is good news for us being able to get on with our lives, we always have a reaction for the first couple of days. As we become more sensitive to the shifting energy and vibrations of the Aquarian Age, we feel all planetary activity more intensely: the retrogrades of all the planets, the phases of the Moon, the oppositions and sextiles and conjunctions. We don’t need to know astrology to be affected by what’s going on in our solar system. Read More