Cardinal Grand Cross April 2014

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

by Sarah 1 May 2014

  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 reminds us that it […]

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

by Sarah 27 April 2014

  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 begin to appreciate just how profoundly […]

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

by Sarah 26 April 2014

  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 some decisions to make […]

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23rd & 24th April 2014: Cardinal Grand Cross

by Sarah 23 April 2014

  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 see the chart for the Grand […]

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23rd April 2014: Cardinal Grand Cross

by Sarah 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 lines […]

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23rd / 24th April 2014: Cardinal Grand Cross

by Sarah 21 April 2014

  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 in Cancer) and earth (Pluto in Capricorn) present everything we […]

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Cardinal Grand Cross April 23rd/24th 2014

by Sarah 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 T […]

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20th April 2014: Sun enters Taurus

by Sarah 20 April 2014

  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 a bit more down […]

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17th April 2014: Asking the Biggest Questions

by Sarah 17 April 2014

  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 what I want?!! And, of course, […]

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15th April 2014: Lunar Eclipse in Libra

by Sarah 13 April 2014

  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 the darkness cast by a total […]

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