Mercury in Capricorn

19th December 2016 – 8th January 2017: Mercury Retrograde in Capricorn and Sagittarius

by Sarah Varcas 9 December 2016

      Our True Face By Sarah Varcas   Conjunct Pluto as it stations retrograde in Capricorn, this is an incisive Mercury with little patience for subjectivity, or sensitivity for that matter! We may be disappointed if we want life to go gently with our feelings as the year closes, for there are more […]

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18th January – 3rd February 2016: Mercury Conjunct Pluto

by Sarah Varcas 13 January 2016

    A Conduit for the Divine Mind By Sarah Varcas   This conjunction, exact on 31st January in the 17th degree of Capricorn, is made more significant as it occurs two days after Pluto enters this degree for the first time. As one of the outer most planets, Pluto moves very slowly. It lingers […]

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5th – 25th/26th January 2016: Mercury Retrograde In Aquarius & Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 5 January 2016

    A Rude Awakening! By Sarah Varcas   Mercury stations retrograde in the 2nd degree of Aquarius at 12:59 p.m. UT, before reversing back into Capricorn on 8th January at 7:37 p.m. UT. Squared by Mars in Scorpio at its station, this passage of Mercury speaks of unexpected and potentially very disruptive surprises which, nonetheless, […]

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11th – 20th January 2016: Jupiter and Eris Alignments

by Sarah Varcas 5 January 2016

      Like Pebbles in a Pond By Sarah Varcas   Jupiter and the dwarf planet Eris align with the Sun, Mercury and Venus during this time to support us on the path ahead. We cannot and do not exist in a vacuum, and together they further clarify the connection between how we live […]

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9th / 10th January 2016: New Moon in Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 5 January 2016

      Pragmatic Healing By Sarah Varcas   The Moon is new in the 20th degree of Capricorn at 1:32 a.m. on 10th January UT. Aspecting both Jupiter and Chiron it may dig at old wounds but only to open them for deeper healing. It’s no use implementing surface repairs which simply lock the […]

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January 2016 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 29 December 2015

    Preparing to Begin By Sarah Varcas   2016 may get off to a slow start. We may even be tempted to write off January before we’ve given it a chance! If so, don’t! Granted, it’s not the most upbeat and inspiring start to a new year, but the overall feel, this month, of […]

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21st / 22nd December 2015 – 20th January 2016: Sun in Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 15 December 2015

    Following Clues to Fulfilment By Sarah Varcas   Right now the heavens remind us that clues are everywhere for eyes that spot them and wisdom abounds for those who can hear. Sometimes, however, we seek too intensely and miss what’s right before our eyes. During the Sun’s current journey through Capricorn we can […]

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9th / 10th December 2015 – 13th February 2016: Mercury in Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 8 December 2015

  Image: “Travelling Light on an Empty Plain” by Gary Rosenberg   Living Our Wisdom By Sarah Varcas   Mercury enters Capricorn at 2:35 a.m. UT on 10th December. Its visit is a relatively lengthy one on account of turning retrograde on 5th January, and is interrupted by one week in Aquarius from 2nd to […]

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December 2015 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 1 December 2015

      Within the Web of Awakening By Sarah Varcas   So, here we are approaching the end of another year. If you’re anything like me you’ll be wondering where on earth it went?! December begins, fittingly perhaps, with reflection and blasts from the past, reminding us that we don’t leave our former selves […]

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16th/17th December 2014 – 4th/5th January 2015: Mercury in Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 10 December 2014

  Image: “You’ve Got Mail” by Brian Varcas   Earth Bumps and Brass Tacks By Sarah Varcas   Mercury is moving quickly as it approaches its next retrograde cycle beginning in January. As it races through Capricorn we can get down to brass tacks with matters of communication, connection and correspondence. Mercury in Capricorn brings […]

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