Eris

April – May 2017: Mercury Retrograde in Taurus & Aries and Conjunct Uranus

by Sarah Varcas 9 April 2017

    Intrepid Peace by Sarah Varcas   Mercury is retrograde between 9th April and 3rd May 2017 (GMT). Beginning in grounded and consistent Taurus and retreating into impulsive and instinctual Aries on 20th April, it highlights where we set anchor and strive to remain when in fact we should move on through. Conditions maintained […]

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26th February 2017: Solar Eclipse in 9th Degree of Pisces at 2:54 p.m. GMT

by Sarah Varcas 23 February 2017

      Extraordinary and True By Sarah Varcas   With four planets in Aries and five in Pisces, this eclipse speaks of over-due endings and fresh starts. A new way of being is in reach, born of wisdom gleaned from past experience and freedom from shackles that no longer bind. But these endings may […]

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June 2016 – April 2017: Eris Conjunct Uranus

by Sarah Varcas 8 June 2016

    Revolution Within and Without By Sarah Varcas   9th June 2016 sees the first exact conjunction between Eris and Uranus in the 24th degree of Aries. In it we meet the untamed feminine: wild and radical, owned by no one, shaped by nothing and prepared to do what it takes to expose the […]

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Eris (A Mighty Dwarf Planet)

by Sarah Varcas 31 May 2016

    Eris: The Radical Feminine Awakens (Disguised as a Dwarf Planet!) By Sarah Varcas   *Greek myth tells that, upon exclusion from a wedding, Eris threw into the midst of its revellers an apple marked ‘for the fairest’. An argument ensued between the goddesses Athena, Hera and Aphrodite as to its intended recipient, the […]

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February 2016 – April 2017: Chiron Semi-Sextile Eris

by Sarah Varcas 3 May 2016

    Balancing Extremes By Sarah Varcas   This lengthy aspect, first hinted at between May and July 2015, heralds the emergence of Eris (the dwarf planet first discovered in January 2005) into full consciousness. Although she’s been around for over eleven years now, she’s taken her time to seep into the collective psyche and […]

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March 2016 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 28 February 2016

      Beyond Recognition By Sarah Varcas   March continues and expands upon the central theme of February: the need to overcome complacency and take full responsibility for our lives, refusing to allow the future to be shaped by self-pity, stubborn resistance to change or fearful avoidance of living life to its fullest. Remember: […]

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14th – 18th September 2015: The Sun, Mars and Eris Align

by Sarah Varcas 8 September 2015

      Conflict Resolution By Sarah Varcas   Mars, god of war, and Eris, goddess of discord, are siblings. In this current alignment they work together not, as one might fear, to cause trouble but to solve it, to help us find a different way to settle disputes and foster understanding. They remind us […]

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12th August 2015 – 10th January 2016: Eris Retrograde in Aries

by Sarah Varcas 11 August 2015

    Embracing the Primal Self By Sarah Varcas   The dwarf planet Eris is a powerful cosmic player that we’re only just getting to grips with. She speaks of violent resistance to the status quo alongside the violence used to maintain it. She confronts us with our primal nature and demands that we both […]

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16th June 2015: New Moon in Gemini

by Sarah Varcas 9 June 2015

      Live the Questions By Sarah Varcas   The Moon is new at 2:07 pm GMT in the 26th degree of Gemini. Conjunct Mars she renews the mind, clearing space for a fresh perspective. To those tired of being held hostage by untamed thoughts, fears and fantasies, she extends an invitation to commit to […]

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