Neptune Transits the 7th: The Sea of Relating

Neptune transiting the 7th house is disillusioning and if there are people that we have weaved our idealizations around then we soon learn they were never what we imagined them to be. Hard Neptune transits (conjunction, square, or opposition) can bring with them a form of disenchantment. Perhaps the disillusionment happens within a relationship and we feel a partner has deceived us, and so we feel drained and used. Neptune transitions could be a time when we ‘lose’ ourselves in…

Venus-Pluto Transits

Venus-Pluto transits involve not only relationships with others but also one’s inner feelings of self-worth and happiness. In terms of relationship issues, the individual may have difficulties in expressing love in a balanced way, and overwhelming passions and power-struggles will test the strength of any bond. Many people fall madly in love during this transit, even if life is pretty stable and predictable a new love may enter and stir up intense feelings; the individual is shaken by a love…

Jupiter Conjunct Uranus: Best Break-through Performance

The Jupiter-Uranus conjunction transiting in the sky signifies greater independence, progress, and unexpected opportunities. Breakthroughs occur in science, astrology, computers, electronics, and higher mathematics. All these subjects benefit greatly during these periods and we often see leaps in technological advancement. Jupiter-Uranus is often around when lucky opportunities, sudden strokes of luck, and discoveries appear. We break through barriers, knock down doors, and our full potential is explored. Erbertin named it ‘the Thank the Lord’ configuration. On a mundane level under this…

Transiting Pluto Trine Sun: A New Day has Come

When transiting Pluto trines the natal Sun it signifies self-growth, personal power, and self-renewal. A renewed (Pluto) sense of purpose in life (Sun) is keenly felt and the individual undergoes a regenerative period where there is a need for self-improvement and a feeling of being more directed and focused. There is increased self-confidence and a sense of being more empowered to achieve at this time. New growth and transformative make-overs can take place now. Astrologically, the Sun rules individuality, destiny,…

Transit Table

The movements of the planets and their regular cycles, mean that Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto will transit their own natal position at approximately the same age for each person. The types of aspects they make are listed below in the table along with their ages. For example, At age 21, Saturn will square its own natal position, Uranus will also square its own natal position and Pluto forms a Semi-Sextile. This is an important time for major adjustements and…

Minor Transits

Follow the 5 minor transits of Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars I have started a diary for the month to keep track of the minor transits in my natal chart. I haven’t been paying much attention to the minor transits in the chart. The reason I haven’t is that I never really put much significance on such minor events in daily life. However, I started the diary yesterday, and already it has freaked me out. The positive side of…

Venus Retrograde

A retrograde planet is one that appears to be moving backward in its orbit when viewed from our perspective on earth. The retrograde movement of Venus suggests past relationships revisited due to unresolved issues. A re-evaluation of values and re-assessment of love are also significant themes. A resolve of feelings is something that may be on the cards as well since Venus rules love, relationships, harmony, desires, and governs over all forms of beauty. Everything is reassessed and the process is…

Pluto Transits Moon: A Time to Grieve

Pluto transits to the Moon offer us the opportunity to delve deeply into our feeling nature. Pluto rules death and renewal and massive upheavals, it also means a journey underground or an experience of something life-transforming. The Moon rules the past, mother, family, and early emotional bonds. The Moon also signifies the physical body and, therefore, this Moon-Pluto transit may signify a time when we can go through massive physical changes, or hidden, undiagnosed health issues rise to the surface…

House Move

Question: Change of Residence Astrology? The Moon and the fourth house rule the home and any change in domestic life will be signified by an aspect triggering the lunar points. The transits of Uranus often show some kind of disruptive change happening in the environment. If it’s a family move, check out all the charts as usually there is something symbolic of a change in everyone’s horoscope. Transiting Uranus aspects the Moon/4th house cusp often symbolizes restlessness and unsettled feeling.…