Thanksgiving Chiron

Although it is nothing like Thanksgiving where I live, for many I am connected to in the online world this is one of those compulsory weekends full of big old triggers. The niggle that we are supposed to be grateful for and the lesson we can be oh so thankful for. Blessed again. I don’t…

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New Moon in Scorpio : Rebirth

After what has been a brutal, cathartic and nothing if not enlightening dance through the shadowlands, Scorpio season is drawing to a close culminating in our rebirth with the new moon. A messy business it has been, forcing examination of our relationship to power and the seamier side of its expression. But despite the dire…

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Saturn and Chiron Take Halloween

Realising he had a PR problem with his hard work / no short cuts message, Uncle Saturn took his local Hallowe’en party by storm when he arrived as Britney, werking and twerking the room. To his horror he realised that if he had put on a pair of hotpants and a questionable backing track earlier,…

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Chiron’s Learning Curve

Possibly it has always been the case and it is just that my antenna is locked so very firmly upon it now, but this period in astrology feels incredibly cumulative. By divine design we are being neatly stepped this year and further back beyond through a building series of aspects, a pattern forming that forces…

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Virgin Territory : New Moon in Virgo

  We are approaching virgin territory in no uncertain terms. The new moon in Virgo means Lady Luna and her crown of stars joins our Lady Venus, her firecracker lover Mars and old Uncle Mercury and his fleet footed wisdom in the mansion of the virgin; here she is beholden to none other than herself…

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The Chiron Myth

I have spent the morning deeply enmeshed in the myth of Chiron, the centaur born of a tryst between a god (Saturn) and a nymph (Uranus) who has become our archetype for healing and the learning required to do it. Abandoned by his mother, raised and schooled by Artemis and Apollo, Chiron was the greatest…

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Astro Update: Saturn Chiron

If your weekend was one giant bag of tears, punctuated with a light goring or a brutal renunciation, we all have the Chiron Saturn conjunction to thank. Exact over the weekend and still wiping away tears until May 12 – not coincidentally when Mercury is out of his retro shadow and post the intense Scorptastic…

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