Mercury in Libra

23rd / 24th October – 22nd November 2015: Sun in Scorpio

by Sarah Varcas 20 October 2015

      Smoothing the Journey By Sarah Varcas   The Sun enters Scorpio at 5:48 PM UT on 23rd October. Signalling a month during which emotions will run deep but healing even deeper, the passage of the Sun through the sign of the Scorpio encourages honest assessment of our lives, to identify where the […]

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9th October 2015: Mercury Stations Direct in Libra Conjunct the North Node

by Sarah Varcas 7 October 2015

       Shaping Our Destiny By Sarah Varcas   Having been retrograde since 17th September, Mercury turns direct in the first degree of Libra. As it does so we may look back over the past few weeks wondering what on earth just happened! Mercury was last in this degree on 27th / 28th August, […]

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1st – 4th October 2015: Mars Semi-Sextile Mercury

by Sarah Varcas 29 September 2015

  Image: “Seeking Answers in a Confused Space” by Gary Rosenberg   Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff By Sarah Varcas   Semi-sextiles often get overlooked. Tiny aspects of just thirty degrees, they disappear amidst mighty oppositions and expansive trines, cheeky sextiles and challenging squares. Which is a big shame because they always – without fail […]

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25th September 2015 – 18th March 2016: Pluto Direct in Capricorn

by Sarah Varcas 22 September 2015

      A Mind Made New By Sarah Varcas   Pluto has been retrograde in Capricorn since mid April, encouraging a more grounded approach to life in which drama and stress are no longer prerequisites for change. In doing so it has revealed the ever-present potential for transformation no matter how mundane the moment […]

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23rd September – 23rd October 2015: Sun in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 22 September 2015

      Honouring Our Energetic Intimacy By Sarah Varcas   As the Sun enters Libra, a conjunction to the North Node highlights the importance of the month to come. This Sun seeks connection and intimacy, preferring the compromise of unity over the isolation of individualism. The North Node affirms this choice, anchoring roots in […]

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17th/ 18th September – 9th October 2015: Mercury Retrograde in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 15 September 2015

    Broken Blessings By Sarah Varcas   Mercury stations retrograde in the 16th degree of Libra at 6:04 pm UT on 17th September. Conjunct Black Moon Lilith and squaring Pluto as it does so, it alerts us to the fact that obsessions may abound in the coming weeks, taking hold of our mind and […]

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27th August – 2nd November 2015: Mercury in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 26 August 2015

  Image: “With Eyes Like Galaxies She Whispers” by Gary Rosenberg   Spatial Relationships By Sarah Varcas   Mercury spends a relatively lengthy time journeying through Libra on account of turning retrograde on 17th September. In doing so it promotes either mutual understanding or divisive discord, depending how we use it. Mercury in Libra highlights […]

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August 2015 Astro-Energy Report

by Sarah Varcas 31 July 2015

      Small Acts of Great Power By Sarah Varcas   ‘Gently does it’ is probably the best advice for the coming month, not to be confused with ‘don’t do anything’, which is most definitely not! There’s much to be done throughout August, as we initiate action on some of our recent plans, aided […]

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25th October 2014: Mercury Stations Direct in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 22 October 2014

  Image: “Soul Mirror” by Gary Rosenberg   We Are Star People by Sarah Varcas   Having recently passed the North Node in Libra, Mercury grinds to a halt and performs an about-turn at 7:11 pm on 25th October, preparing to head back from whence it came. It does so in the 17th degree which […]

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10th October to 8th November 2014: Mercury in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 8 October 2014

    Acceptance not Resignation by Sarah Varcas   Today, at 5:29 pm GMT, Mercury retrograde slips back into Libra, leaving Scorpio behind until next month. This transition brings echoes of the end of September and we may find ourselves revisiting issues which arose then, this time with an opportunity to review our take on […]

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