North Node in Scorpio

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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Week of 6th January 2014: One Precious Life

by Sarah Varcas 7 January 2014

  A Gift Like No Other by Sarah Varcas   This week the asteroid Juno conjuncts Neptune, forming a Grand Trine in Water with the North Node and Black Moon Lilith. Here we see reflected the fragility and transience of human life contrasted with the enduring quality of the Divine. We human-beings all too easily […]

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4th January: Cosmic Messages for 2014

by Sarah Varcas 4 January 2014

  Image: ‘Queen of Flow’ by Rassouli   Forever Protected by Sarah Varcas   The heavens today reflect issues of significance throughout the coming year: the presence of both challenge and peace, safety and risk, stagnation and movement – apparently contradictory forces present in the same moment, applying equal pressure upon the fabric of our […]

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28th – 29th December 2013: Time for a T Square!

by Sarah Varcas 28 December 2013

  Image: Mahmoud Farshchian   Discerning the Path Ahead by Sarah Varcas   As the year approaches its close the heavens invite us to engage in some radical reflection. Of course it is common at this time of year to look back over the months just gone and anticipate those to come. 2013 has been […]

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4th December 2013: Preparing for Mars in Libra

by Sarah Varcas 4 December 2013

    Barefoot Freedom by Sarah Varcas   At present Uranus and Chiron team up with the North Node and Pluto to share some wisdom about our current process. They encourage us to invest our energy not in trying to understand what’s happening and why, how we can best deal with the challenges we face […]

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19th November 2013: Chiron stations direct in Pisces

by Sarah Varcas 19 November 2013

  Image: Carolyn Wood-Watson   The Wound of Reason by Sarah Varcas   Today Chiron stations direct in Pisces after five months retrograde. Chiron, which corresponds in part with the wounded healer archetype, reminds us that within the more painful aspects of our lives we can find the pearl of healing which can change our […]

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15th November 2013: Reaching the end of the eclipse season…

by Sarah Varcas 15 November 2013

    The Challenge Ahead by Sarah Varcas   Today the cosmos invites us to consider the many faces of power and our relationship to it. We all have power – to change our own lives, the lives of those around us, the future of this planet – but whether or not we acknowledge and […]

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11th November 2013: Mercury Direct Once More

by Sarah Varcas 11 November 2013

  Image: ‘The Summons’ by Rassouli   Mercury as Friend or Foe by Sarah Varcas   Yesterday Mercury stationed direct, bringing an end to its retrograde passage through Scorpio which began on 21st October. Hopefully we have used this time to clear the air, correct misunderstandings and bring into the light of day those things kept secret […]

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18th September 2013: Cosmic Teachings on the Shadow

by Sarah Varcas 18 September 2013

  Exploring the Shadowlands By Sarah Varcas   Today Venus teams up with the North Node/Saturn conjunction in Scorpio and, together with the Moon and Uranus, invites us to explore the realm of the shadow through new eyes. Traditionally, and in its widest used meaning, the ‘shadow’ refers to those parts of ourselves that we […]

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17th September 2013: Saturn and the North Node in Scorpio (again!)

by Sarah Varcas 17 September 2013

  The Power of Relationship by Sarah Varcas   Today we are reminded it is often in the closest and most important relationships that we encounter the deepest pain and therefore the greatest opportunity for healing. The extent to which we can embrace this fact largely dictates the depth of the healing we can experience. […]

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