Cardinal Grand Cross April 2014

14th April – 22nd September 2014: Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 1 May 2014

  Image: Gary Rosenberg   Spotting False Selves by Sarah Varcas   During all that intensity last month Pluto quietly stationed in the 14th degree of Capricorn to begin its current retrograde passage. Most people know Pluto to be a planet of immense transformation alongside deep suffering, and in its on-going square to Uranus it […]

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29th April 2014: Solar Eclipse in Taurus 6:15 am GMT

by Sarah Varcas 27 April 2014

  Image: ‘Maya’ by Gary Rosenberg   Life IS Change! by Sarah Varcas   The eclipse occurs on 29th April at 6:15 a.m. GMT in the 9th degree of Taurus. A couple of weeks ago I described this stage in recent astrological events as the point post-birth (birth being the Cardinal Cross) at which we […]

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26th April 2014: As we approach the solar eclipse…

by Sarah Varcas 26 April 2014

  Image: Mahmoud Farshchian   Rainer Rilke Says It All… by Sarah Varcas   Between now and the solar eclipse occurring on 29th at 6:15 am GMT we have an opportunity to take stock and maybe even relax a little, if we choose to that is! Once we arrive at the eclipse there may be […]

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23rd & 24th April 2014: Cardinal Grand Cross

by Sarah Varcas 23 April 2014

Image: ‘Ascent to Love’ by Rassouli   Oppositional Angst by Sarah Varcas   Earlier today I was talking about the square aspects which form the outer barrier of the current Cardinal Cross. Now I want to add in the oppositions, that is, the two internal diagonal lines, to provide the ‘filling’ so to speak! (You can […]

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23rd April 2014: Cardinal Grand Cross

by Sarah Varcas 23 April 2014

    Cosmic Square Dance by Sarah Varcas   I promise I will stop talking about the Cardinal Grand Cross (also known as a Grand Square), just not quite yet! Here’s the chart again, as a visual aid. The four sides of the square are (not surprisingly) known as squares and the two central diagonal […]

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23rd / 24th April 2014: Cardinal Grand Cross

by Sarah Varcas 21 April 2014

  Image: A Stoppage in the Flow by Gary Rosenberg   Cosmic Satori by Sarah Varcas   As the Cardinal Cross reaches exactitude we encounter the opportunity to step outside of everyday consciousness and concerns into a landscape altogether new, in which the four elements air (Mars in Libra), fire (Uranus in Aries), water (Jupiter […]

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Cardinal Grand Cross April 23rd/24th 2014

by Sarah Varcas 21 April 2014

    Here’s the Cardinal Grand Cross for those who appreciate a visual representation. It is very powerful this week as it reaches exactitude. It is formed by Mars in Libra, Jupiter in Cancer, Pluto in Capricorn and Uranus in Aries. Basically, Mars has added an extra corner onto the Uranus / Pluto / Jupiter […]

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20th April 2014: Sun enters Taurus

by Sarah Varcas 20 April 2014

  Image: Josephine Wall    Grounding the Cardinal Cross by Sarah Varcas   The Sun entered Taurus a few hours ago and I, for one, am grateful for some earthy energy to keep me grounded! We’ve been low on earth since Venus left Capricorn at the beginning of March, so it’s about time we got […]

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17th April 2014: Asking the Biggest Questions

by Sarah Varcas 17 April 2014

  Image: ‘Discovery’ by Gary Rosenberg   Just Live Fully by Sarah Varcas   We are currently in a time of questions with many seeking answers to the weightiest ones of all: Why are we here? What’s the meaning of life? Why have past efforts not delivered the results I expected? How do I get […]

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15th April 2014: Lunar Eclipse in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 13 April 2014

  Image: ‘The Gateway’ by Montserrat   Shape-Shifting by Sarah Varcas   This total lunar eclipse occurs in the 26th degree of Libra at 7:47 a.m. GMT. The Sabian Symbol for this degree is an eagle and a white dove turning one into the other. We see here a theme of shape-shifting, reflected also in […]

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