Mercury in Scorpio

15th – 31st October 2016: Astro-Events to the End of October

by Sarah Varcas 13 October 2016

      Razor-Sharp Truth and Compassionate Grace By Sarah Varcas   The second half of October is characterised by dynamic, forthright energy which requires careful handling. As always, it’s our choice how we use it, but if we allow it to dictate the shape of things to come we may become embroiled in some […]

Read the full article →

1st/2nd November – 20th/21st November 2015: Mercury in Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 27 October 2015

      Sprit Rising By Sarah Varcas   Mercury is moving at quite a pace now, and we need to keep up! Forming a semi-sextile to the North Node as it enters Scorpio, its aim is to facilitate exactly the kind of dialogue that promotes mutual understanding and lights the alchemical flame of transformative […]

Read the full article →

27th/28th November – 16th/17th December 2014: Mercury in Sagittarius

by Sarah Varcas 26 November 2014

  Image: “Entering a New Dream” by Gary Rosenberg   Words Have Power By Sarah Varcas   As Mercury enters Sagittarius (2:27 am GMT on 28th November) it waves goodbye to Saturn, now the sole planet in Scorpio after a fairly busy few weeks in the sign of the Scorpion. In doing so Mercury closes […]

Read the full article →

22nd November – 21st/22nd December 2014: Sun in Sagittarius and a New Moon

by Sarah Varcas 19 November 2014

       Awakening No Matter What! by Sarah Varcas   The Sun enters Sagittarius at 9:39 am on 22nd November GMT. This may come as something of a relief to those who have found all the recent planetary activity in Scorpio burdensome. The Sun shines bright in a fire sign lifting the spirits more […]

Read the full article →

16th/17th November – 10th December 2014: Venus in Sagittarius

by Sarah Varcas 12 November 2014

      Playtime! by Sarah Varcas   Venus enters Sagittarius at 7:05 pm on 16th November GMT. In doing so she brings us a much welcome lift of energy and begins the shift from Scorpio to Sagittarius which plays out in the coming few weeks with first Mercury and then Saturn leaving the former […]

Read the full article →

8th/9th November to 16th/17th December 2014: Mercury in Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 5 November 2014

      Closure and Openings By Sarah Varcas   Mercury enters Scorpio at 11:10 pm on 8th November GMT. It was last at this spot on 10th October before it regressed back into Libra during its retrograde cycle, so we may encounter echoes of then. If so, we’d best recall the message of the […]

Read the full article →

November 2014 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 29 October 2014

        Inside Out Change by Sarah Varcas   My report for October highlighted the need for patience with life’s challenges and a willingness to make space for woundedness – our own and that of others- without having to jump in and ‘make things right’. This compassionate patience – holding a safe space of […]

Read the full article →

4th – 25th October 2014: Mercury Retrograde

by Sarah Varcas 1 October 2014

  Image: “I Dreamt a Skewed Landscape” by Gary Rosenberg   Beginning Again by Sarah Varcas   Mercury stations retrograde at 4:57 pm GMT on 4th October. Forget all the bad press you hear about Mercury retrograde being nothing but a pain. This Mercury is an ally of the best kind as it alerts us to […]

Read the full article →

27th/28th September 2014: Mercury Enters Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 25 September 2014

      And Pause…. by Sarah Varcas   Mercury enters the sign of Scorpio at 10:40 pm GMT on 27th September. As it does so it prepares to turn retrograde on 4th October. At this point in Mercury’s cycle it is effectively grinding to a temporary halt before revisiting events of recent months to […]

Read the full article →

11th November 2013: Mercury Direct Once More

by Sarah Varcas 11 November 2013

  Image: ‘The Summons’ by Rassouli   Mercury as Friend or Foe by Sarah Varcas   Yesterday Mercury stationed direct, bringing an end to its retrograde passage through Scorpio which began on 21st October. Hopefully we have used this time to clear the air, correct misunderstandings and bring into the light of day those things kept secret […]

Read the full article →