The Sun Conjunct Jupiter in Pisces: or Jupiter Cazimi, Many Ways
Just as the astronomical Jupiter’s electromagnetic field protects Earth and the inner planets from asteroids, the hurtling affronts of celestial bodies fragmented, so the astrological Jupiter has since ancient times been considered the ‘greater benefic’ — our solar system’s ‘highest’ octave of planetary plenitude, known for showering blessings… a living symbol of wisdom, joy, expansion and good fortune.
A Winter Solstice and Sun Square Jupiter
Happy Winter Solstice! We have crossed that threshold into the ‘last’ season of the natural year, in all its cyclic dance of impermanence. While one might think of winter as a time of darkness, its cardinal commencement marks the slow return of light, length to the day, nourishment to the indwelling spirit.
Planetary Portraits - The Astrology of Eliud Kipchoge
Eliud Kipchoge of Nane County, Kenya, broke two hours in the marathon for the first time in human history on Saturday, October 12th, 2019, with a time of 1:59:40, and Jupiter directly conjunct his birth Venus at 19° Sagittarius. This coming together of the two benefics — Jupiter as principle of ideals, elevation and honor, Venus as principle of physical and social beauty, in Sagittarius, sign of long journeys and spiritual sojourn — is a powerful example of astrological transits by conjunction, corresponding to an unprecedented human achievement.
Jupiter and Neptune Conjunct in Pisces
The big planet of blessings and the sea-god planet of syrupy mysticism have perfected their conjunction in Pisces, as Jupiter slowly moves past Neptune in a dreamy harmonic.
Sun Through Taurus III and Jupiter in Pisces
The Sun is now well into the third decan of tropical Taurus where we’ve seen the suchness of beauty-in-blossom meet trial and threat, and so Earth and our Star move us closer to the borders of The Bull’s elliptic pastures.
A Full Moon in Virgo and Saturn Seeping Into Pisces
"We approach a Full Moon in Virgo tomorrow, its valence lent to the ingress of Saturn into Pisces’ watery fugue on the same day.
Reflections on a New Moon, Venus Rx and Jupiter in Pisces
In the gathering light of a slivered Luna, waxing crescent into Aquarius, I’ve been reflecting on last night’s New Moon in Capricorn. It commenced in contact with Venus retrograde, whose fading conjunction to Pluto is one of three taking place during her stroll through the sign of the Sea-Goat.
A New Moon in Taurus and Mars/Jupiter/Pluto
The New Moon in Taurus arrived this morning before quickly waxing into Gemini by mid-afternoon.
A New Moon in Aries with Mars Approaching Saturn
The New Moon in Aries commences the first full lunar cycle of the zodiacal year conjunct Chiron, while Mars nears Saturn in Aquarius and the steeping of Jupiter and Neptune deepens. The primal scream, with a paradox of detached perspective and full immersive effort to boot.
September 29, 2023
A Full Moon in Aries and Momentum Shifts
The Full Moon in Aries reached its peak this morning, marauding through the sign of the Ram opposite the Sun in its fall of Libra.
August 30, 2023
A Full Moon in Pisces with Saturn Close
The Full Moon in Pisces moves past Saturn, with the Sun ruled by Mercury retrograde in Virgo.
August 9, 2023
Aphrodite and the Breaker: Venus in Leo Square to Uranus in Taurus
“Sometimes, Eros must be courted.” Other times, disruption is just the recipe.
Astrology & Humanity
June 1, 2021
Sun in Gemini II and Mars Opposite Pluto
With the two planets of more neutral charge — representing structure and movement around structures — in seeming backwards motion, and the elements of Air and Water emphasized by the current planetary spread, fluidity, adaptiveness and an open heart are certainly themes in the mood for a day.
May 23, 2021
Gemini I, Risks Undone, Eclipse Season and Mercury + Saturn Rx
As the first eclipse of this season nears, aspected tension between Mercury and Jupiter-ruled planets conjure a sense of risk and odds, swirling delight and disillusionment with the gambles of life — while Saturn's station asks us to redefine our momentum and frameworks of commitment.