individuality & the collective

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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26th November 2015: Saturn Squaring Neptune First Exact Alignment

by Sarah Varcas 24 November 2015

      Coming of Age By Sarah Varcas   The first exact alignment of a lengthy aspect such as the Saturn/Neptune square lays the groundwork for the coming months. Whilst exactitude occurs at a moment in time, its influence continues, unfolding its fruits and challenges, graces and grievances, until the next square (June 2016) offers […]

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8th/9th August – 24th/25th September 2015: Mars in Leo

by Sarah Varcas 5 August 2015

      On Making Dreams Come True By Sarah Varcas   Mars enters Leo at 23:33 GMT on 8th August, offering a boost of confidence before we head into the industrious transit of Jupiter in Virgo. At first we may miss the illumination of solar fire on offer throughout Jupiter’s journey through Leo. Its […]

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June 2015 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 29 May 2015

      Creative Awakening By Sarah Varcas   The month ahead comes with a fluid and creative underlying energy, gentle yet powerful, bringing to mind deep currents beneath a still surface. It’s time to embrace our creativity whatever that means for us. We don’t have to be Picasso or Beethoven to do this. No […]

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May 2015 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 1 May 2015

      Honesty is the Best Policy By Sarah Varcas   May 2015 raises the issue of relationship: with ourselves, each other and our environment both near and far. We simply cannot go it alone, is the basic message of this month, nor can we expect others to do it for us. It is […]

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29th April – 2nd May 2015: The Sun, Neptune and the North Node form a Yod

by Sarah Varcas 28 April 2015

      Spirit Made Flesh By Sarah Varcas   The month comes to a close with an important message about the immediate future. This Yod (think of a triangle shaped like a traditional witch’s hat, with the Sun and Neptune at the base and the North Node at the point) offers sage advice for […]

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1st – 9th March: Mars Conjunct South Node & Venus Conjunct Uranus

by Sarah Varcas 25 February 2015

  Image: “May I have the pleasure of this dance?” by Brian Varcas   Come Dancing! By Sarah Varcas   Mars and Venus are now in the finale of their recent powerfully creative dance. Whilst moving on to new partners, they look over their shoulders to steal a final shared glance before embracing new steps. […]

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17th – 21st January 2015: Venus opposition Jupiter

by Sarah Varcas 14 January 2015

      Both Ego and Essence By Sarah Varcas   Whilst an opposition often indicates conflict, it always contains the potential for peace and this one is no exception. Jupiter in Leo embraces ego and encourages it to shine. Here we can begin to recognise the value of a healthy ego identity which enables […]

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4th – 15th November 2014: Mars/Pluto Conjunction (opposed by Kronos)

by Sarah Varcas 29 October 2014

       Engage Integrity Then Full Steam Ahead by Sarah Varcas   Mars is currently approaching a conjunction to Pluto, exact on 10th/11th November 2014. This is a powerful combination and one to be treated with respect. The god of war meets Lord of the Underworld! Not a partnership to mess with! That said, […]

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22nd/23rd July 2014: Sun Enters Leo

by Sarah Varcas 17 July 2014

  Image: Gary Rosenberg    Where the Sun Shines Brightest by Sarah Varcas   The sun enters Leo at 9:42 pm GMT and is conjunct Jupiter as it does so. This is fire plus: the ball of fire which sustains life on our planet enters its own sign bolstered by the biggest planet in our […]

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