When Mars Retracts

Amidst mayhem and revolution, 2020’s grand rewiring is being delivered in no small way by the many retrogrades in motion. Mars hitting reverse gear brought their swelling number to six, including the Capricorn congress. Each and all rx planets pushing a revisionist agenda, one that incites revolutionising change through learning from the past. Looking back,…

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Anger as an Ally

Anger is a dirty word. Somewhere between political correctness and passive aggression, it was decreed that outright rage must be channelled. Reframed. Somehow remade into something less confronting and more palatable. Woman particularly, schooled not to make a fuss, are still shamed for the expression of our anger. Witness the disparity between how the sexes…

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Mars Retro Theory

I have a theory about this particular Mars retrograde darklings, something for us to keep uppermost and stare down until September. And it is all about our relationship to anger and its more hardcore cousin, rage. For too long these fiery emotions – that we all feel in varying degrees – have been demonised. Relegated…

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Astrofuquery :: Mars Stationing

Our warrior planet Mars has been slamming on the brakes in Aquaria and is stationing as we speak to turn retrograde. His rx will take us through eclipse season and throb beneath it all until September. Mars retrograde comes with a giant warning sign: Do Not Pick A Fight. Yes even if you’re right and…

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The Box of Darkness

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. ~ Joseph Campbell And this morning, as my 44th year nearly draws to a close, I finally opened my Box of Darkness all the way. Sarah Durham Wilson (on FB as Do It Girl and Instagram as @themotherspirit) has invited healers and teachers, witches…

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Poetry Friday: Women’s Rage

If there is a trickier subject for the world to navigate sans euphemism or apology than the white hot rage of a woman, let me know. It is a huge part of my work because wrangling it, learning to understand it without being consumed by its fire and alchemising its lead into gold has been…

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