Ego Development

7th / 8th January – 9th May 2016: Jupiter Retrograde in Virgo

by Sarah Varcas 5 January 2016

      Awakening to Freedom By Sarah Varcas   Jupiter stations retrograde in the 24th degree of Virgo at 3:30 a.m. UT on 8th January. Conjunct the Moon’s North Node as it does so, it reminds us that only by realising our true nature amidst all of life’s experiences can we honour the gift […]

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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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9th – 15th September 2015: Chiron Opposing the Sun

by Sarah Varcas 8 September 2015

      In Deep Intimacy With all Things By Sarah Varcas   This opposition bridges a divide in human consciousness long in need of healing, with the approaching solar eclipse enhancing its impact. In Virgo, the Sun seeks out the myriad tiny details that combine to create a whole. It pursues a perfection that […]

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4th – 8th August 2015: The Sun Quincunx Pluto

by Sarah Varcas 29 July 2015

      We Are What We Are By Sarah Varcas   After the intensity of the Full Moon this alliance between the Sun and Pluto comes as something of a strangely mundane relief! Through it we can discover the spiritual power underpinning the formation of personality. As unique individuals, each and every one of us, […]

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7th August 2014: Understanding Ego

by Sarah Varcas 31 July 2014

       The Path to Truth With a Capital ‘T’ by Sarah Varcas   Today Saturn forms a square to the Sun which continues until the other side of the Full Moon, whilst Jupiter and Neptune begin an alliance which continues until 23rd August. Together these aspects serve to entice us deeper into truth […]

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11th January to 9th April 2014: On Ego Discernment

by Sarah Varcas 10 January 2014

  Image: ‘The Guardian’ by Catherine Ellis   A Healthy Ego in a Meaningful Life by Sarah Varcas   This weekend we see the formation of a heavenly influence which remains with us until the second week of April: A triangle formed by Jupiter, Chiron and Pluto, through which we encounter the need to nurture […]

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13th November 2013: Neptune stations direct in Pisces

by Sarah Varcas 13 November 2013

    Dissolving into the Divine by Sarah Varcas   After five months retrograde in its own sign of Pisces, today Neptune prepares to turn direct once more. As an archetypal energy Neptune can be exceedingly difficult to grasp. It seeks to dissolve everything it touches, especially if we identify with it in some way, […]

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22nd May: The Ego As Ally

by Sarah Varcas 22 May 2013

  Between Ego and Spirit by Sarah Varcas   Today the Sun, Saturn and Neptune join forces in a productive and progressive configuration which promises to help us along the way if we let it. This cosmic shaping reminds us that both ego and spirit have a role to play in our lives, but alerts […]

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