Transiting Venus Retrograde

Transiting Venus Retrograde

Mythology of Venus The planet Venus rules the signs of Taurus and Libra. In Taurus, she is earthy and sensual. In Libra, an air sign, the qualities of harmony, judgment and values are emphasized. In Roman mythology, Venus was the goddess of love, beauty, fertility, and victory. Her Greek counterpart was Aphrodite. Aphrodite is said to have sprung fully formed

Venus retrograde 2018

Transiting Venus Retrograde – 5 October to 17 November 2018

Venus will be retrograde from October 5 at 10° Scorpio 50′  when it stationed retrograde, until November 17 when it will station direct at 25° Libra 15′. The Shadow period lasts from 2 September to 17 December 2018. This Venus retrograde is likely to have a strong correlation to events that happened when Venus last retrograded this area of the zodiac back

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in Astrology

Ancient people often thought that an eclipse of the Sun or the Moon was a sign of disapproval or anger by the gods or from the heavens. Having the Sun disappear from sight during the day (total solar eclipse) or to see the Moon seemingly swallowed up as they watched (total or partial lunar eclipse) was a frightening sight for

Retrograde Superior Planets

Transiting Retrograde Planets

The superior planets, those from the earth out (Mars to Pluto) have a particular way of processing their retrograde periods. The house/s that are transited during the retrograde motion are likely to show you where you may feel stuck, unsure or vaguely unsettled during this time. If you have natal planets that will make stressful aspects (conjunction, opposition, and square)

Uranus in Taurus – 2018 to 2026

Uranus being in the sign of Taurus over the next 8 years, means we can expect to have changes in relation to the planet, financial systems, and our values. This is because Taurus is an earth sign and is ruled by Venus which is related to our affections, values, and money. As Taurus is a fixed sign that is not

2018 Calendar of Astrological Events

2018 Astrology Events Calendar

Below is a list of astrological events occurring in 2018, broken down by month. Retrograde periods for the planets shown first, including retrograde shadow period times for Mercury to Jupiter. All times Central Standard Time (CST). Mercury Retrogrades: March 22 (16° Aries 54′) to April 15 (04° Aries 46′) (shadow period from 8 March to 3 May 2018) July 26 (23° Leo

Transiting Jupiter Retrograde

Jupiter will be retrograde from the 9th of March until the 10th of July 2018. During this time Jupiter will station retrograde at 23 degrees Scorpio late on the 7th of March and backtrack to 13 degrees Scorpio where it will station direct on the 10th of July. If you have planets or angles at 13 or 23 degrees Scorpio, you may

Astrology Book on my Bookshelf

Astrology Books on my Bookshelf

Below are some of the astrology books I own. I was fortunate enough to be gifted many of them by an old friend, and some I bought myself. Some have been read many times, cover to cover, many have been thumbed through or skimmed to some degree. Doing this article took a lot longer than it should have specifically because

Romantic compatibility and astrology

Astrology and Romance Compatibility

There are several ways to find out how compatible you might be with someone else using astrology. Most of these methods are generally used for love relationships, but will also give you some information about how you interact with another person if they are a friend, family member or someone that you work with. Below are some examples of ways

Retrograde Shadow Periods - Just when you thought it was safe to make decisions.

Retrograde Shadow Periods

If you have even a passing interest in astrology you have no doubt heard of retrograde planets and Mercury retrograde in particular. When, from our perspective on earth, a planet looks to be going backward, it is said to be retrograde. All the planets (but not the sun and moon) are capable of retrograde motion for various amounts of time.