Saturn.

SATURN says “I TEACH.”

SATURN IN ARIES

Saturn in Aries… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN TAURUS

Saturn in Taurus, in my experience… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN GEMINI

Saturn in Gemini is… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN CANCER

Saturn in Cancer is… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN LEO

Saturn in Leo will be… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN VIRGO

Saturn in Virgo is like…CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN Libra

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SATURN IN SCORPIO

The Saturn in Scorpio native is working… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN SAGITTARIUS

Saturn in Sagittarius is… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN CAPRICORN

Saturn in Capricorn is at home… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!

SATURN IN AQUARIUS

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SATURN IN PISCES

Saturn in Pisces is… CHECK BACK 1.18.18!
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Jupiter.

Jupiter says “I expand.”

 

Preface: Many people are of the mindset that Jupiter is always benevolent. And, it may be. However, I am of the mindset that words like “always” and “never” are generally too black-and-white in their simplicity. Jupiter in any sign is generally benevolent in my interpretation; however, the optimism and expansion associated with Jupiter energy can go to an extreme that leaves the native out of balance…in a type of euphoric state of supposed everlasting “utopia.” And, “utopia” may be a highly individualized idea. Also, the painting above was created by yours truly. Matte framed prints available soon…

jupiter IN ARIES

Jupiter in Aries tends to be about expansion in the realm of assertion! That said, Jupiter in Aries may fall into any part of a spectrum that can be considered an enlargement of the asserted Will: healthy assertion or natural benevolence each time assertion is demonstrated; taking more action in the areas of travel, spirituality + philosophy; and/or expansion in aggressiveness or war, with the fueled mindset that extremism or evangelical authoritarianism will bring benevolence. These are examples to various parts of a spectrum that may have a hand in the Jupiter in Aries native. It all depends on the overall natal chart. Get your reading for more detailed information!

jupiter IN TAURUS

Jupiter in Taurus, in my experience, can show up on the spectrum of supposed “jovial expansion.” Some may experience Jupiter in Taurus as an expansion into the realm of materialism, consumerism, sensuality, and overall rootedness in one’s “home” (whether country/political, literally built shelter/home, and/or otherwise rooted somehow – in belief or “reality” of belief). This tendency can also lean towards hedonism – a personal attachment to that which is, ultimately, a transpersonal energy. Since Jupiter acts as the beginning to a bridge toward the transpersonal planets, this particular planet and its placement in the natal chart becomes more detailed in a way. Regardless, Jupiter in Taurus may be just what the individual needs and/or what the collective needs on some level. The house placement + motion of Jupiter overall will offer further insight…

jupiter IN GEMINI

Jupiter in Gemini is an interesting energy! Jupiter rules the opposite sign, Sagittarius; so, when Jupiter appears in Gemini the energy tends to focus on the changeable energy within the mind itself. From my experience, this type of dynamic tends to play out over a lifetime so that living beyond roughly 30 years of age, things become clearer. Yes, as with many things, this specific energy is linked with Saturn returns! It sort of builds as a check-out-everything energy first – “fact” and “illusion” and inner and/or outer “truth” is constantly questioned and modified over time. I cannot say this energy is every truly “clear” for any native; however, it seems to solidify into something (even if that something is stubbornly fluid) later in life. At a very base level, the energetics of Jupiter in Gemini finds settlement in amplifying communication on all levels – whether it be through magnifying random rumors through various social media or community-oriented outlets; magnifying messages through various spiritual or religious avenues; and/or magnifying a musician’s prominence in one’s life. Overall, this energy can be like making-a-mountain-out-of-a-molehill on a mind level. This tendency is not necessarily “bad” nor “good” – it is what it is. Get your own natal chart reading for further detail!

jupiter IN CANCER

Jupiter in Cancer is highly feeling-oriented. It can be like a tsunami, a perfect surfing session, or a gentle current of water…but because we’re dealing with Jupiter in Cancer, the plentiful ocean is a wonderful image to begin with. Cancer is connected with the Moon, which both dictates and is dependent on the tides. It’s a case of the egg and the chicken…which came first? In this case, it doesn’t matter. They are dependent on one another in some form or another, and with Jupiter acting as the orchestrator of the energy flow…well, we’re talking “big” or “expansive” exploration! This energy is like any classical masterpiece that plays on the emotional tides in a big way (think: Mozart). So, a tsunami, the perfect surfing conditions, and a gentle current of water all depict part of what Jupiter holds: it’s “big” and “moving” and “jovial,” depending on what each individual finds resonance with. Since we’re dealing with two energies that can be rather unpredictable in a way, their combination in one’s natal chart can bring on all sort of possibilities – what one might find joyful and emotionally comforting may be an Other’s worst nightmare! The natal chart reading tends to be my recommendation for more beyond these insights; that type of reading is far more uniquely tuned in with YOU!

jupiter IN LEO

Jupiter in Leo is the performer of all performers! That’s not totally true. Most major performers probably do not have this precise placement of energy; still, many famous performers actually do. The point is that the Jupiter in Leo native tends to have a high potential for things like the performance arts, politics or law, and creative + artistic sectors on some level. As with any other Jupiter placement, there is capacity to “hold more” – whether that be ‘positive’ or ‘negative’ or somewhere in between is up to the individual Will and its underlying motives and intentions. Some Jupiter in Leo natives may be overtly narcissistic; others may somehow shine brighter than others without the overt “me-only” attitude. Still others may be natural philanthropists with the strong desire to bring communities together. Regardless, their found luck tends to be in the spotlight! Leo’s opposite sign is Aquarius, and these two (like all other opposite signs) have a connection: their opposition is intrinsically part of how the Jupiter in Leo native may choose to expand themselves. This energy is like the Sun…on fire! Yes, the Sun is already understood to be “on fire”…but imagine the Sun as twice its own size. That’s Jupiter in Leo. For further insight + information, feel free to reach out for a natal chart reading.

jupiter IN VIRGO

Jupiter in Virgo will be sure to expand the mind’s details! Jupiter in Virgo is a dynamic energy all on its own (Jupiter rules Sagittarius, which is square – dynamic energy – to both Gemini and Virgo). Depending on the house placement and the overall energy in a natal chart, Jupiter in Virgo will tend to enlarge what seems rather small. Scientists, biochemists, biologists, mathematicians, physicists, technical editors, monks, gurus, and the like – these are types that may have some form of Jupiter in Virgo in their life-playing-cards. Jupiter in Virgo energy is balanced in both logic and intuition; the house placement may shed light on where that balance may be enacted. Still, it is up to the Jupiter in Virgo native to actually balance that ever-expanding energy that Jupiter proffers. In short, Jupiter in Virgo is like the Buddhist who follows the Zen-like-path to some kind of perfection. It can be highly in tune with spirituality, religion, or belief structure in general – and whatever feels “healthy” is what’s sought ofter. Of course, if this same person has Jupiter in Virgo in the 6th, they may have digestive issues based on what lies beneath their attachment to belief structure! Again, Jupiter is expansive…but there is a balance to be found…

jupiter IN Libra

The Jupiter in Libra individual is on top of diplomacy skills. These are the transpersonal compromisers! The energetic expansion + skill in diplomacy can have various gateways. Depending on the “where” (the house position) + the overall natal chart amalgamation, the Jupiter in Libra native may be self-oriented, other-oriented, or somewhere in-between with this vibration. Donald Trump has this placement. It falls in his 2nd House… which is about money, worth, self-worth, stability, security, etc. His luck with monetary pursuits + skills in the appearance of diplomacy = something interesting based on his overall story. I won’t go into it too much, but I will reiterate that skills of “compromise” can be founded upon the needs of Self, of Other, of Community, etc. This transpersonal vibrational imprint is felt differently by different filters (aka, you, me, etc.). Anyhow, Jupiter in Libra is a very, very charming energy. Overall, Jupiter in Libra is like the teacher on “both sides” of anything since it expands itself into both realms extensively. Get your own natal chart reading for more…

jupiter IN SCORPIO

The Jupiter in Scorpio native is working with Pluto energy + expansion. What does that mean? Many, many potentials. Jupiter is actually currently in Scorpio at the time of this post. What’s going on for the collective? Do you see the power struggles? The greed? The exposures on sexual assault? These can be examples of the energy in action, for sure. Being born with Jupiter in Scorpio does NOT mean that these are the themes, however (get your natal chart reading for your overall energy). The themes involved with this energy do tend to center around expansion of Plutonian energy, though. Empowerment. Sexual freedom and/or powerful beliefs around what “freedom” means on the emotional + sexual front. Passions to the extreme. Powerful healing in confronting and working with the depths. Overall, this energy can be like the psychic helping the investigator in solving a case. Power + freedom with a touch of justice are involved. The energy calls for adventure into the depths, possible mass destruction, and yet an abundance of healing at the same time…

jupiter IN SAGITTARIUS

Jupiter in Sagittarius is at home! Since Jupiter rules Sagittarius (and in some mindsets, Pisces as well), Jupiter can expand your mind in its most benevolent form. Of course, Jupiter can be quite benevolent in any sign or house placement; still, its home territory has a certain flavor + focus. The Jupiter in Sagittarius lightbody may be quite philosophical, travel-oriented, seeker-oriented, or otherwise oriented to expand a worldview or two…or three or four…so on. The energy is not generally seen as fundamentalist or extreme unless in contact with other indicators that seem to force it to behave as such. Get your natal chart reading for further insight into your individual makeup, if you wish! We will experience this transpersonal planet’s energy on the collective level beginning in November of 2018. Keep in mind what’s going on now to gain a glimpse into what might be next…

jupiter IN CAPRICORN

Jupiter in Capricorn is like taking all the cognition from Jupiter in Sagittarius and moving it into recognition (re-cognition). What does that mean? Well, in short, it is kind of like having a ton of thought matter flow around for a year – and then the manifesting from that material begins. Some people become highly recognized in life when they have this energy in their natal charting. Famous and/or infamous, to be sure. I immediately thought of Bill Cosby, for some reason while typing that. I just looked up his chart – lo and behold, he was born with Jupiter in Capricorn. I won’t speak to his overall energy, but, to say the least, he has taken on the role of being both famous + infamous in his life so far. When the expansive and freedom-loving planet Jupiter gets “boxed in” with the highly-boundary-oriented energy that is Capricorn, there can be a mixing pot of repressed energy seeking release. There can also be a noticeable thriving through whatever public position the individual takes on. The “how” and the “where” this energy shows up is one part free will + one part blueprinting in this astrologer’s view. Get your natal chart reading if you’re seeking more insight! With this energy, it is wise to keep in mind that we may design our lives one way, and they show up another way… it all depends on our individual vibrations as we move through this thing we call life.  

jupiter IN AQUARIUS

Jupiter in Aquarius is like the higher mind on overdrive! With full disclosure, I was born with this placement in my 1st House. I both do and do not resonate with my own forthcoming description here…because as I write, I draw from a certain place that is not extremely personal. That said, the Jupiter in Aquarius native may have a “strange” influence on the collective. The energy is essentially dealing with abundance + higher mind + individualism. That combination can show up in oh, so many ways. Part of its expression is tapped into through the natal chart, as the individual house placement dictates “where” the energy shows up. Still, and to name a few strings playing from one instrument, Jupiter in Aquarius can offer high levels of eccentricity, high levels of individualism, high levels of 6th, 7th, 8th…senses, and more. These are the innovators, the entrepreneurs, the extremely progressive minds, and the random people on the street that offer you some synchronicity in your life. Communicate with your higher mind much? Here it one type of energy for you to acquaint yourself with, well, YOU!

jupiter IN PISCES

Jupiter in Pisces is like adding a huge dose of hope + joy to an abundance of illusion. What? Let me explain. This type of energy can be incredibly productive and conducive to spiritual evolution – especially on the collective scale. Simultaneously, there can be a rose-colored glasses feel to it for some. It all depends on the energy leading up to its inception. For example, the last time Jupiter was in Pisces was in 2010. What was happening in 2010? Well, as an example, Obama was president in the United States, and Obamacare showed up shortly after Jupiter moved into this sign. I personally STILL have no clear understanding of this healthcare system, even though I know I support the ideal of it. Was the ideal made real? Not sure. Energetically, Jupiter in Pisces introduces ideals for the masses – whether or not they continue to manifest into collective Oneness + mass Reality is up to us and our movement. I do personally have a clear “marker” of this energy in my own system…do you? How did the energy show up for you? How might you revisit this energy in 2022? It isn’t that far away, and 2022 seems to have a LOT of implications astrologically. Get your natal chart reading + transit reading here, if you’re interested!

Pluto.

PLUTO says “I TRANSFORM.”

 

Pluto is still a “planet” through the astrological lens. It is a transpersonal symbol + archetype. In fact, the very notion that (a part of) the collective “changed” its identity from a planet to some kind of dwarf entity (in 2006) only reiterates the archetype: Pluto is about transformation itself.

The United States has been dealing with its Pluto Return since 2008 – the financial crisis (2nd House in the US chart – House of money, values, self-worth, stability, etc.). The United States will feel its EXACT return on 2/22/2022. Any numerologist + non-numerologist alike can see the intensity of those numbers. Of all dates… 2/22/22… makes me think of Mark Danielewski’s book, Only Revolutions. Anyhow, onto this distant Star’s energy – felt both personally + collectively!

PLUTO IN ARIES

Pluto in Aries is about transformation through the Aries’ energetic field. The person with their Pluto in Aries may unconsciously + consciously seek or invite change through rather combative means. This is intense, impulsive, rash, and often quite ruthless energy. This is the “I want change + I want it NOW” energy. We haven’t seen this show up in an individual’s natal chart since the 1830s or so, and we won’t see it again (unless something unexpected shifts) until the 2060s. Feel free to research what was happening around the globe in the 1830s… you will see Pluto in Aries enacted for sure.

Pluto IN TAURUS

The Pluto in Taurus native will most likely come across as highly rigid. I see the roots of a tree for this energy – and the amount of sunlight won’t necessarily hinder how this vibration decides to grow. To survive. Think: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION. Again, we haven’t seen this show up in a natal chart since the mid- to late- 1800s. It might be fun for those of you interested to dig into the events of the 1800s as Pluto shifted from sign to sign. Or, you could always read Cosmos + Psyche, by Richard Tarnas. That book has A LOT of information on transpersonal energetics!

pluto IN GEMINI

The Pluto in Gemini energy wants to take what’s been built and transform it into new, rather local connections. This the collective (and personal) mind on overdrive! It is no wonder we break up our time periods into titled segments like: The Industrial REVOLUTION, the Depression, the Information Age, etc. These are how we navigate + mark time as we see things changing on the collective front. The last time Pluto was in Gemini, it was the early 1900s. There are certainly some still alive with this in their natal chart. You know what? There may be some still alive with it in Aries or Taurus for all I know. Regardless, it is best to look at these segments as just that: energetic segments from Pisces…to Aries…bleeding into Taurus…and from there into Gemini…so on and so forth. What do you notice when you see these cycles happening? Who do you know with their natal Pluto in Gemini? They’ve seen a few changes in their lives, I’d say.

pluto IN CANCER

The Pluto in Cancer native may be seen as harnessing the “beginnings” of transformation on the feminine, motherly, emotional front. The “beginnings” are perpetually happening; this period of time was just one where the energy was more collectively seen, understood and/or awakened to through the chaos that seems to align with transformative processes. Pluto in Cancer babies are the Pre-Depression + Depression Era starseeds. They held and potentially still hold the energy needed to shift into yet a new cycle/revolution. That time was about the appearance of collective emotional/physical changes. Who do you know born between 1913 – 1939? Are you of that grand shift? If so, thank you. We needed your support to get us into Now (your opposite): Pluto in Capricorn. As above…so below. 

pluto IN LEO

The Pluto in Leo native was/is embodied from the strings and ends of the Pluto in Cancer generation. We went from collective/personal emotional + physical alternations to the “child” ready to be its OWN Self. To be an individual. Pluto in Leo is an interesting paradox in a way because it deals with BOTH personal (Leo) + collective (Pluto) in a very unique way. I imagine the Pluto in Cancer period as the pregnant woman; the Pluto in Leo period is about birth, new creation, and a focus on Self (both “higher” and “lower”). This is the BABY BOOMER generation. A lot of them have since left the Planet, but many are still around. What do we learn from them? What can we still learn from them? How are we interacting with the energy from the 1940s + 1950s now? Take a look around! We’ve come so far from all the generations before. This generation is certainly no less apparent in its collective affect + effect on us now. Keep reading..we are most likely beyond the child stage. Maybe we are teenagers now. 🙂

pluto IN VIRGO

The Pluto in Virgo type was born around 1956 – 1972. A lot of these light bodies are still around. Pluto in Virgo energy is yet another revolutionary energy based on the previous changes. Pluto acts as a type of “ripple effect” energy – unless Uranus is involved to shift the change of the changes! And, Uranus is and was involved over the years. Anyhow: focus. That’s what this energy was about, and those that are still living from that time period are helping the rest of us to focus our energies a bit more as we move along. Thank goodness. Virgo can be critical, detail-oriented, and yet in service of others. Couple that with Pluto and we have a very wide + wise, and yet narrow + nuclear type of energy at work. What happened during that time period? Just prior, we collectively experienced Hiroshima. That was Pluto in Leo (self-destructive) working its way into a new wave (healing + helping others). Ahhh, there is so, so, so much that happened between Pluto in Cancer to Pluto in Virgo. Can you see the changes unfolding? 

pluto IN LIBRA

The Pluto in Libra individual is/was a part of a generation that is still mostly alive and kicking! These are folks born between 1972ish – 1984ish. Yep. The “Generation X” +  the “Millennials” coming to fruition. I am personally on the cusp of this energy as a 1985er, so I kind of get the end of the one and the beginning of the next if we’re looking at strict cycle times. Regardless, and in my perspective, the Pluto in Libra generation was/is dealing with transformation in regards to overall balance + relations. These are the energies showing up to further refine and diplomatically represent “sides” to any equation or debate. The 50s and 60s certainly shook things up around the world… the 70s and early 80s were about re-balancing all of that activity. Did we balance things? I think we did, as best we could given the times + circumstances overall. The Pluto in Scorpio generation may be depicted as the generation to dig deeper and shift/align things more from this generational cycle, prior to + gearing up for the next few cycles (consciously or not). Are you of this generation? What HOUSE does this energy show up in for you? That’s *key*🔑🔐 … to learn more, book your natal reading or mentoring with me!

pluto IN SCORPIO

The Pluto in Scorpio native is working with Pluto energy in its HOME. What does that mean? Many, many things. This generation catered to a lot of things prior to the birth of the Internet in 1996 (Pluto in Sagittarius). That says something. Between 1984ish – 1995ish, this generation sparked a lot of emotional endings and beginnings that were (and still are) embedded deep in the collective consciousness. For example, the end of the Cold War. The Berlin Wall came down during the early seeds of this energy. Destruction breeds creation… and the Pluto in Scorpio energy made and makes that clear! It will smash the icy nature of Scorpio and make things thaw out more quickly, Kind of like a defroster type of energy. The individuals with this in their chart have one part of the blueprint for the next major shift. They may appear quite intense, emotional 😭 , destructive + violent – with a purpose/cause (Pluto in Sagittarius/Pluto in Libra, respectively) on some level or another. Keep an eye out. This generation is likely quite linked to/with the shift coming up between now and 2022 (+ beyond)…

pluto IN SAGITTARIUS

…And so are these folks! The Pluto in Sagittarius native is already harnessing power(s) for the next shift. Coming off the of the heels of the Pluto in Scorpio generation, these are the Internet babies. The Higher Mind – Different Truth(s) – Seeker and Searching-for-meaning babies. Well, they aren’t babies anymore. Between 1995ish and 2008ish…yea. The Internet + the global financial crisis (a word associated with Plutonian energy). These are THOSE babies grown up. What is this generational energy imbuing in us? Obviously change. But change on specific levels: Truth/truths, Purpose, Value, and more. Pluto was in connection with our galactic center (29 degrees Sag) in 2008. This generational energy was making way for COGNITION to become RECOGNITION in the next cycle. What was 2008 like for you? How are you dancing through the Now? The Pluto in Sagittarius individual will likely affect and or effect you if you interact with them now (and you probably do somehow). Gather further insight into your PERSONAL energy as an individual in this generation by booking a reading or requesting mentoring!

pluto IN CAPRICORN

The Pluto in Capricorn native is pretty young – or not even born yet. These are the children born between roughly 2008 – 2024. What are we feeling/sensing from these kiddos? What have the older generations been dealing with? Pluto in Capricorn on its own is about transformations to our seemingly solid structures. Capricorn takes ownership of the bones, teeth, our skin. Metaphorically, this energy ought to shake all of those things up! It has, hasn’t it? Look at the world right now… we are in need of this energetic shift. It may not be pretty or easy of comfortable, but luckily the Pluto in Capricorn individuals are our future. They carry the signatures – in different personal areas – to change how we are handling our business (and businesses). They offer us insight into where the faults in our systems are, and they offer us opportunity after opportunity to change things. On a personal note, I’ve been working with kids since 2013. It is interesting to see how parenting (Capricorn’s domain) is changing with these kids. A lot of these kids need new structures to thrive. The old ones aren’t working. It almost feels Aquarian to me, but I see how this seems to be the middle zone of breaking things down first – before the next generation…

pluto IN AQUARIUS

The Pluto in Aquarius babies are a generation I hope I get to witness. Assuming we are still kicking (and our Planet hasn’t kicked humanity off it Her), this generation will show up between 2024 – 2043. I try to stay away from predictions unless I get the go-ahead from guides on some level or another. So, I cannot predict what things will look like…but it feels like true, innovative means will be necessary for us all. Pluto in Aquarius draws in Uranian energy, and by 2024, Uranus will be continuing its travel through Capricorn. However the United States deals with its Pluto return will, ultimately, ripple out the rest of the world. Still, no matter where I look, it appears as though our current structures will, indeed, be a thing of the past. Pluto in Aquarius energy is about calling in a new world order. That is not meant to bring fear – in fact, it feels like truly awakened collective change, which aligns more fully with Higher Mind. Add in Uranus through Capricorn + Saturn through Pisces… we are looking at MAJOR collective shifts. The babies born in that generation will certainly, in my opinion, “know” what to do and how to do it. These are the powerful innovators headed our way to guide us along. No matter how young, it is important to look at our current children and the next wave as our teachers.

pluto IN PISCES

The Pluto in Pisces natives will, hopefully, bring us further refinement to how we conduct this thing called life when the years 2043 – 2066 come around. Pluto is rather comfortable in another water sign – the difference is in the movement. For example, Scorpio is fixed – think ice. Cancer is cardinal – think the ocean + the moon’s tidal significance (ups, downs, equilibrium). Pisces is like really looking at water as a WHOLE. All of it. Pluto in Pisces, then, seems to want to change the WHOLE. It doesn’t want to wait until the ice melts. It doesn’t want to hang out and go with the tidal flow. It wants to MOVE THE WATER ITSELF. This is a change in emotional + spiritual connection on a pretty focused level. If I am still around, I would like to exit the Earth during this period! Seems like a pretty solid place to exit before the next round of Pluto in Aries… All of it is simply REVOLUTIONS. 

Venus.

Venus says “I love + harmonize.”

VENUS IN ARIES

Venus in Aries is about loving and harmonizing through the Aries’ energetic field. The person with their Venus in Aries may express their personal love with fast energy: flirting with anyone they feel a “spark” with, appearing quite direct, assertive, and/or aggressive with affections, moving quickly into and/or out of a relationship, etc. Venus in Aries is a very self-centered energy; however, it is not necessarily narcissistic. There is a strong connection with action and “fireworks” for the Venus in Aries individual, and how they go about finding that connection in another person is heavily dependent on many other parts to their Being. Regardless, the person with their Venus in Aries may easily become bored when things are not moving along at the pace they feel accustomed to with regards to love, beauty, and harmony.

VENUS IN TAURUS

The Venus in Taurus native will most likely come across as highly dependable. Since Venus rules Taurus (and Libra), this energy generally manifests both ways: they seek harmonization with a partner who is also highly dependable. The need for security, comfort, and sensual pleasure of all kinds becomes highlighted for the Venus in Taurus individual. Anything that links with ideas and beliefs and values about “worth” come into play for this type of energetic field. The Venus in Taurus person will most likely come across as highly affectionate – especially noticeable with touching, hugging, kissing, etc. Again, this love energy is focused on comfort and sensual pleasure. It is a bonding and attachment type of energy – make sure you give back!

VENUS IN GEMINI

The Venus in Gemini native expresses love through the intellect and through communication in general. These are the writers, the poets, the musicians…all of which use their hands and their mind to convey messages of love and harmony. These types like to talk…and talk and talk and talk! Some may consider the Venus in Gemini individual as “two-faced” or a “tease” of some kind; however, the energy is truly centered on harmonizing through the intellect, the mind and communication. Banter, wittiness, a strength in knowledge on some level…all of these may come into play for the Venus in Gemini native. Overall, these folks may appear to be more “surface” to some extent, given their need for variety. In other words, this type of love energy may not want to dive into heavy or deeper conversations without other natural indicators (which can be seen in the natal chart).

VENUS IN CANCER

The Venus in Cancer native may express love in a stereotypical “motherly” way. They are nurturing, protective, sensitive and caring in their love nature(s). Sometimes this energy appears to get out of balance and interactions can feel smothering or overbearing; still, the underlying energy is about love and harmony with whatever is going on. Those individuals with their Venus in Cancer seek to find a sense of reliability, comfort, and stability in their interactions as if everything were in a womb (or a shell: think Crab qualities). They love and harmonize with an ultimate desire for balance: snuggle up with this energy and all could be good!

VENUS IN LEO

The Venus in Leo native may express love in a number of ways, but the heart is absolutely involved (Leo’s physical manifestation in the body = the heart/spine). Leo is about the heart, courage, the will, drive, pride, and so much more. When Venus shows up in Leo for any individual, these keywords may come into play – and so may the keyword “play” itself! The Venus in Leo individual may appear to be quite childlike, exuberant, dramatic or zealous, magnanimous and unique all at once. They may tend to express love with a lot of romance and a lot of loyalty too. In other words, a theatrical flair with a dash of lighthearted fun tends to depict what this energy is about. You’re going to get a lot of attention from a Venus in Leo native…reciprocating is key! That, to them, is harmony.

VENUS IN VIRGO

The Venus in Virgo native will likely express their love through subtle details with a focus on health and service. These individuals may seem to criticize or nag a bit with their affections – in a lighthearted way. They play off of the previous sign’s energies, and they extend into the next sign’s energies as well (just as each sign does to some extent). So, the Venus in Virgo native may take parts of the playfulness in Leo energy and couple it with the balance-seeking needs of Libra. Their “perfectionist” attitudes really hold insecurities underneath, and they love best when those sentiments are expressed and understood with all parties involved. With Venus in Virgo, all one has to remember is it is the little things that count! 

VENUS IN LIBRA

The Venus in Libra native is at home! While Venus rules Taurus as well, the Venus in Libra individual will extend Venusian energy beyond what Taurus represents (beauty, stability, sensual pleasures, etc.). This individual may tend to add to Taurus’ energy and place an emphasis on relationships in general. In other words, the beauty, the stability, the harmony, the love, the sensuality, and more – all of these things are fully expressed and understood better with and through an Other. The Venus in Libra native thrives on relationship, and particularly harmonious ones. However, even when not in “harmony,” the Venus in Libra native will strive for that. Fairness, equality, and justice all play key roles in relating for the Venus in Libra individual. Essentially, this type of energy is about sharing and honesty as those things are directly linked to the concepts of love and harmony for them!

venuS IN SCORPIO

The Venus in Scorpio native is intense with an all-or-nothing energy. In fact, quite often, the energy is so heavily-held that it can feel controlling, possessive and/or obsessive. However, and underneath it all, there is truly the desire to bond and connect deeply, intimately, sexually, and with a strong sense of loyalty and commitment attached as well. These are dedicated souls in what they feel “love” is. As an opposite sign to Taurus, the individual with Venus in Scorpio may appear to be (and/or actually be) the jealous type. Their apparent jealousy may stem from much of what is already described here, but in general, Venus in Scorpio acts as a sort of “dark side” to love. The “dark” is not intended to be negative; instead, it is best understood as a strong, instinctive desire to unionize with an Other. When they love themselves fully first (as it is with any Being), the jealousy for another’s heart energy transforms itself. Regardless, the Venus in Scorpio native is a deep, contemplative, and emotionally-charged Being! Embrace them.

VENUS IN SAGITTARIUS

The Venus in Sagittarius native is a gypsy lover! The energy of Sagittarius blends with the Venusian qualities in such a way that these individuals tend to come off as “non-committal.” What is desired by these folks is a sense of expansiveness – whether literal or figurative (outer travel or inner travel, for example). Their love is expressed through open-mindedness, joviality and (paradoxically) some seriousness, bluntness, etc. These are the souls that love with a breath of fresh air, so to speak. The Venus in Sagittarius native wants to explore and expand everything it comes into contact with. Connected with Pisces in a way, these individuals are in love with life and express their sentiments with or without any Other!

VENUS IN CAPRICORN

The Venus in Capricorn native is a cautious and responsible lover. They may be traditional romantics at heart, but they may express their love slowly, deliberately, and with an eye towards the future. They are truly committed types, and they are best in harmony with those that relate to their dependable nature. An individual with Venus in Capricorn may not be the most spontaneous of all individuals when it comes to matters of the heart, but they are rock solid partners!

VENUS IN AQUARIUS

The Venus in Aquarius native is the detached, aloof, and rebellious type. The person with their Venus in Aquarius may express their personal love in an unconventional or eccentric manner. They loathe rules, and so any sort of traditional relationship may bore them fairly quickly. Venus in Aquarius wants a friend in their partner, and they want a friend who they can truly rely on to create space for their intellect. There is a strong connection with progressive, innovative, and forward-thinking energy for these folks, so space for that and, truly, space in general works best for these natives. Harmony for Venus in Aquarius is in the love of uniqueness and individuality!

VENUS IN PISCES

The Venus in Pisces native is the sensitive dreamer type. The person with their Venus in Pisces may express their personal love as, paradoxically, transpersonal love. These are the unconditional lovers, and they tend to share their love with all of the world! They aren’t real planners; they would rather go-with-the-flow and see how things progress in any and all interactions. For this reason, they are not necessarily oriented towards commitment. Those that do commit, though, generally find themselves with someone who understands their soft-hearted, romantic, and somewhat unreliable nature.

The (Major) Feminine Asteroids.

*Photo Credit to Mystic Mama (above)

It”s taken me a while to even begin to understand the feminine asteroids: Ceres, Pallas Athene, Juno + Vesta. I’ve been practicing, studying, refining and evolving my beliefs through the astrological lens for more than 15 years now. Yet, I did not begin to take the feminine asteroid archetypes into account until about 4 years ago. Perfect timing, though, since these asteroids all take about 3.5 – 4.5 years to move through your whole chart.

What can I say about these archetypes? First of all, I do treat them as archetypes – as I do with all of the astrological symbols + concepts. I am a Jungian in this way, and I learn through my own unconscious/conscious filtering before I can see universality and apply any potential themes to the collective (or at least the collective clients that come my way).

Let’s begin with Ceres.

C E R E S :: W A T E R . E N E R G Y :: As a disclaimer, I will say my natal Ceres is on my Descendant at 24 degrees Cancer. That kind of placement has offered me a multitude of opportunities to understand this energy – and to OWN my projections (7th House cusp). The story goes that Ceres is a “harvest” archetype. This energy can be equated with nurturing, and thus motherhood since harvesting is about planting seeds for renewal and growth. Not surprisingly, Ceres is often considered to co-rule Cancer (alongside The Moon). I’ve come to agree with this depiction of the Ceres archetype through my own lens, particularly when coupled with The Moon’s transits. They seem to “talk” together.

Natal Ceres energy nearly always takes precedent in my mind. So a transiting Ceres is like saying, “your natal energy is showing up in this area of your life now.” For example, for the New Moon on September 19th, 2017 @ 11:30pm Mountain Time, Ceres will be at approximately 28 degrees Cancer – it just passed a conjunction to my own natal Ceres. The Moon will be at approximately 27 degrees Virgo – which, for me, resides in my 8th House; my natal Moon is at 4 degrees Leo, and these energies are, indeed, “talking” together! In fact, I’ve felt EXTREMELY pulled into creating 4 mass meditations posted through Instagram @maieutic.arts + @vanessalamorte and right here on this blog. How does your Ceres energy show up? How is your moon “talking” with her? Feel free to contact me for mentoring services on this energy if you are interested in your personal astrology!

How about that Pallas Athene? Some say Pallas Athena… either way, let’s go with Pallas for short.

P A L L A S :: F I R E . E N E R G Y :: You know that movie, Hidden Figures? The one with the three African-American women who offer us a behind-the-scenes rendition of all that it took for John Glenn (astronaut) to make to space and back? Yea. That movie is like the Pallas archetype in action. Pallas is about fierce independence, grace + ageless feminine wisdom. I tend to equate Pallas with owls – and so does her archetypal story. Anyhow, let’s dig into it a bit more.

Pallas is the feminine warrior, usually represented as the female “assistant” to great male warriors. She offers invaluable advice + counsel to her male counterparts in her story. As an example to guide you, Pallas will be at 14 degrees Taurus EXACTLY on the New Moon, September 19th, 2017 @ 11:30pm Mountain Time. Where does her energy hit you? What is your natal Pallas energy like? Do you identify with her energy on some level? I know I do. My Pallas is conjunct my Chiron in Gemini in the 5th House, which is EXACTLY opposite my Uranus in Sagittarius in the 11th House. The New Moon this time around hits my North Node in Taurus. I think I may actually over-identify with Pallas’ energy as a stellium Leo – not even knowing about it until recently. Now that I’ve watched her move through my life, I can absolutely see how this energy plays out. And, it is still moving me to heal both myself and others along the way.

V E S T A :: A I R . E N E R G Y :: Oh, dear Vesta. The “vestal virgin” is so on point with Virgo energy as the goddess of the hearth fire. While her symbol is the flame, she is more like the feminine Saturnine energy + the idea of air for a fire… she keeps the flame going. If you think about Saturn (earth) + air (Mercury), it really makes perfect sense that she is equated with Virgo.

Vesta’s story is about keeping the feminine energy flowing. In her time, that meant making zero commitment to another person. The expression of the energy could (and can) range from purity and abstinence to many sexual partners with no intimacy. Why? The idea was to keep from being “touched” by anything that didn’t serve goddess energy. A variant of the fierce independence that, say, Pallas’ archetype denotes.

This archetype may seem out of sorts in some ways by todays various cultural progressions, but the energy lingers as a conscious construct to this day. In fact, in many cultures and religions, her archetype is still “the norm.” My Vesta is fairly prominent in my chart in a way as it conjuncts my South Node and opposes my Black Moon Lilith. I have swung in all sorts of different directions when it comes to relationships! From two long-term relationships, a turned-down proposal, and a hyper-sexualized + transformative relationship with a karmic twin brother…yea. I get Vesta. Do you? How does it show up for you? The New Moon on September 19th at 11:30pm Mountain Time shows Vesta at almost 1 degree of Libra. The sign of balance + relationships (among other qualities, of course). Hmm… how might that play out? Feel free to reach out for mentoring on this energy if you so desire.

Last, but certainly not least, Juno!

J U N O :: E A R T H . E N E R G Y :: In some kind of contrast to Vesta, Juno is pretty much focused on the partnering energy in any intimate relationship. It is typically associated with or named the “marriage” asteroid, meaning that wherever/however the energy shows up in your chart may symbolize your views on marriage + partnership.

In her story, her archetype holds a lot. From jealousy and bitterness to authority + control stuff all the way to bliss and pure monogamy. From my perspective and understanding of this energy, Juno is associated mostly with Capricorn energy. While Vesta is like the feminine Saturn (Capricorn’s ruler), there is an edge of airiness about her energy. The air keeps the fire going in a different direction, shall we say. Juno on the other hand seems to be more fully Capricorn in my mind. Very, very earthy. In fact, she tended to be seen as a woman armed with a goatskin cloak – goat is the symbol for Capricorn.

Anyhow, the easiest way to understand your own Juno energy is to look at BOTH the sign and the house it is located in. I will use my own Juno energy as an example. I was born with Juno in my 9th House at roughly 13.5 degrees into Libra. As I mentioned before, I’ve had alllllll sorts of relationships – intimate and romantic, intimate and non-romantic. I have never felt like I was going to be the marriage type, but if I meet a true partner/soulmate to spend as many days as possible in my life with…then yes. I am not only open to that, I am actually ONLY open to that. In other words, my Juno energy (coupled with all my other feminine asteroid energy + my chart as a whole) does reflect my own beliefs/story back to me. I ultimately can and will only settle for a fully EQUAL partnership. A balanced one on all levels, but with an emphasis on the mental plane. That’s Juno in Libra in the 9th. Plus Pallas in Gemini in the 5th House…and a stellium in Leo in the 7th. Makes sense. Do you want to make sense of your energy? Contact me for donation-based mentoring services!

 

**F O U R . M A S S . M E D I T A T I O N S . B E G I N . N O W!**

Interestingly, and totally unplanned, these four feminine asteroids seem to line up with the mass meditations myself and my dear friend Vanessa Lamorte put together to kick off a dream class offering… the first mass meditation call is September 20th @ 12pm Eastern Time, and it is on the element, W A T E R . The next one will be F I R E; the third one will be A I R; the last one will be E A R T H. In respective order, these archetypes seem to want to join us!!

CHECK OUT MY EVENTS PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION + GUIDED MEDITATIONS OR FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM @MAIEUTIC.ARTS.

Mars.

Mars says “I act.”

MARS IN ARIES

Mars in Aries is at home! Mars rules both Aries and Scorpio, so whenever it shows up in its “home,” the energy flows more naturally. Of course, that is not to say that things will be smooth; rather, it just means that the energy moves with a certain ease or freedom. Mars (no matter what sign) caters to the Sun, so this energy is about enabling the individual Will to act on its intentions and to create movement. The Mars in Aries native, specifically, may be more likely to attack, to be aggressive, to be a go-getter, to move quickly, and, in general, to behave like a firecracker! If their Sun is in a certain placement, it shifts the focus – still, it adds fuel to a fire. The energy here simply wants to release fire energy – and fast!

MARS IN TAURUS

Mars in Taurus can be likened to the image of a bull chasing a red cloth. It’s like an instinctual desire to go after something that the eye + brain know to “catch.” Mars is a consort to the Sun, so the individual Will energy (the sign/house an individual Sun is located in) plays a key role in understanding how this energy is showing up for any native with Mars in Taurus. What can be said, without that type of focus, is that Mars in Taurus describes a drive for stability and self-sufficiency. The Mars in Taurus person may be more likely to go after material or monetary investments, to have values that cater to the need for stability, and, in general, have a passion for the “good life.” The ideas of the “good life” may be different for each native: the “good life” may range from a vision for living off the grid and on the land…or it may be feeling comfortable in a luxury condo in the middle of Manhattan. Comfort is key and sought after!

MARS IN GEMINI

Mars in Gemini is like the quick-moving Mercury…on speed! The individual with Mars in Gemini will most likely have a fast mind, a fired-up intellect, and/or a need for constant mental stimulation. As with all Mars energy, the Mars in Gemini native will better understand this part of their make-up when they understand their Sun sign energy first and foremost. Their minds are quick to learn, though, so any and all information taken in will lead to other paths in need of further stimulation. The Mars in Gemini person may be more likely to gossip and stir up mental constructs of reality. The motive is not necessarily some kind of attempt to create psychological warfare; however, this type of energy may be more prone to unleashing random mind-reality constructs (whether conscious of it or not)! At its best, this energy is highly charged to move current collective informational trends forward. Marketing, advertising, and political columnists or cartoonists may be likely to carry this type of energy somehow. The natal chart is imperative to reading this energy well, but given here are some tidbits of information for those with Mars in Gemini!

MARS IN CANCER

Mars in Cancer is the crab – moving sideways – with intent! Mars is not exactly comfortable in Cancer, but that does not mean that those with Mars in Cancer have trouble finding comfort. In fact, quite the contrary – Mars in Cancer natives tend to be highly emotional and highly sensitive…which leads them towards seeking what makes them comfortable on the instinctive + emotional levels. These types will be more likely to find environments that allow them to survive, to thrive, and to be emotionally comfortable in their well-protected shells. Moreover – and as with all Mars signs – the individual Sun sign/house is important to understand as well. Basically, the Sun acts as the Will; Mars brings/offers energy and action to implement the individual Will. If the natal Sun is in Libra in the 9th and the natal Mars is in Cancer in the 6th, the energy may be reflected through health or work environment, as the Will desires spiritual balance. That’s just an example; the energy can really vary here. Mentoring and readings are available for further insight into your unique energetic makeup!

MARS IN LEO

Mars in Leo is a lovely placement for Mars energy because it is comfortable in the fire element as well as the inherent creativity-oriented realm! There are always going to be perceived “negative” and “positive” placements for anything; however, this energy is generally experienced more positively. Mars in Leo natives tend to be highly attuned to their own desires and Will. This tendency is partially due to the fact that Leo is ruled by the Sun, and the Sun acts as the symbolic Will that Mars energy enacts. The individual with Mars in Leo may tend to come off as reckless, child-like or childish, and/or highly creative somehow. Regardless, they also tend to bring people together in joy, love, and fire-y light! The house placement for Mars as well as the Sun sign + house information is needed to more fully understand how the overall amalgamation of energy is playing out. However, the natal chart is truly the best way to understand this energy and how the interplay of energies manifests for any given individual. RAWWWWRRRR to the Mars in Leo native no matter what!

MARS IN VIRGO

Mars in Virgo is an interesting placement for Mars, energetically. Mars rules both Scorpio and Aries; so, when one thinks of how this energy shows up in Virgo based on that information alone…well, everything becomes quite particular. No surprise since Virgo is all about details! With that said, the Mars in Virgo native may be highly skilled in editorial work, philanthropic investments, surgical or medical research work, and more. These individuals tend to discern well, to dissect well, and to see how the smaller parts cater to the “whole” in whatever field or environment they find themselves in. Generally, the energy tends to be of service to others; however, there are many other manifestations that occur with this energy. Again, and as with all of Mars’ possible placements, the native Sun energy helps to paint a clearer picture: the Sun’s Will is only propelled in a direction that Mars energy offers.

MARS IN LIBRA

Mars in Libra can be extreme! It can also be highly balanced – it simply depends on how one uses this energy. Libra is about balance, but it also holds its own duality in extremes. The Mars in Libra native may be extremely attracted to and motivated by partnership at the same time that it nearly demolishes relations at the same time. Or, perhaps, the Mars in Libra individual brings a tornado to any already existing balance…in order to propel it forward in a new direction! The Sun sign/house placement is just as important to understand if this energy is to be intermingled well. Mentoring, readings, and natal chart services are offered for those interested in further integration. Regardless, I diplomatically salute the skills of the Mars in Libra native!

MARS IN SCORPIO

Mars in Scorpio is at home! Mars rules both Aries and Scorpio, and – like mentioned above (Mars in Aries section) – whenever Mars shows up in its “home,” the energy flows more naturally. Still, that does not mean that the energy will be a smooth, utopian river. In fact, with Mars in Scorpio, the energy becomes extremely powerful and is often felt as rather turbulent! The turbulent, crisis energy that comes naturally to the Mars in Scorpio blend may not be exactly delightful to those who are not native to or familiar with its movement. The highest potential of this placement is a strong catalyst – almost regardless of the Sun sign/house. In other words, no matter the individual Will, this energy will carry transformation because it is so extremely potent. The Mars in Scorpio native will have some part of themselves that comes off as a powerful mover-and-shaker…highly sexual, highly probing, highly forceful, or otherwise intensely transformative in some way. Depending on the individual, this energy can be used “positively” or “negatively.” A closer look into the natal chart can offer insight about utilization of this energy – for both the individual Will as well as for the collective.

MARS IN SAGITTARIUS

Mars in Sagittarius is quite agreeable energy, and it tends to act as a type of ambition towards capital T “Truth(s). Mars energy is often easier to navigate when involved with a fire sign, like Sagittarius. The house placement will add a flavor to the “where” the energy is showing up, but regardless, the Mars in Sagittarius native may be more motivated to find freedom in and through belief. How the thoughts/reflections on belief and freedom show up are totally unique; in fact, in an extreme of this energy, the native may somehow become attached to a form of fundamentalism in their ever-unfolding path. The mutability to this placement often allows the individual a plethora of options for the concept of ‘freedom.’ The more stubborn and strict fundamentalist energy will generally cater to certain types with certain links to the word ‘freedom.’ Overall, the Sun sign and house energy is highly connected to understanding one’s focus, as it is with all Mars placements. I definitely recommend checking out information on your house placement for Mars! If you are still more curious, check out options of individual readings here!

MARS IN CAPRICORN

Mars in Capricorn is activated ambitious energy! More than likely, the Mars in Capricorn native will exhibit a natal chart with strong ambition in some portion(s) of life activity. Of course, it takes a lot of “big picture” weaving and dissemination to understand exactly how this energy may be patterning. Regardless, there are key ideas and keywords to take in here: the energy tends to point towards a focused drive in the areas of control, work, performance, ambition, public image, parenting, discipline, and the like. The house placement is pivotal for understanding this energy, as much as (if not more so than) all other potential Mars sign energy (see below). Plus, as mentioned in all of these Mars’ descriptions, the Sun sign and house energy are important to understand fully. Mars is the apparent action energy to the individual Will; without Mars energy, the Will would sit idyll…waiting for something to propel or force the creative energy in some direction. Mars in Capricorn natives are patient enough (even for supposed “fated” events)…yet, the idea here is to use action-oriented energy to progress in some worldly form!

MARS IN AQUARIUS

Mars in Aquarius is the warrior for individuality! This placement of energy tends to depict those that are not only prone to eccentricity, innovation, and future-minded trends, but also distinctive freshness, revolutionary style, and large-scale social change. The specifically aware Mars in Aquarius native may have other components to further amp up what this energy already holds. As with all Mars energy, the Sun sign and house energy collectively blend to create a larger picture for how and where this flow of drive and action manifests. It is already difficult to generalize natal chart placements in this form, but the Mars in Aquarius energy makes this difficulty quite poignant: one never knows how the energy will truly show up without further insight and connection. If you’re really interested in learning more specific information, I recommend Mentoring Services!

MARS IN PISCES

Mars in Pisces appears to be the most gentle placement there is for Mars energy. In fact, regardless of Sun sign/house energy and/or other detailed natal chart configurations, this Mars placement brings a subtle, compassionate blend for clarity and change. Natives with this placement tend to have a fire-y rage watered down to some part of a spectrum of two major extremes: vision for a particular type of humanitarian paradise and connective Oneness; or, a dream of perpetual simplicity and letting go. Pisces is a sign opposite to Virgo, but the duality inherent in the energy actually becomes quite vague…there is awareness of the illusory nature of whatever we call “reality.” Judgements and critical notes of what it means to be “perfect” are noted – and then dropped off with any anger or rage that arises. In other words, the Mars in Pisces native may be very aware of conflict and pain, but the energy generally gets diluted and distilled into what the essence of Being truly is.

Black Moon Lilith.

What the fuck is Black Moon Lilith? Or…shall I say who??

Black Moon Lilith is one of the feminine archetypes that uses the word ‘fuck’ regularly, doesn’t give a fuck regularly, and says, “yep, I am who I am, and you are sure as hell not going to stop me from continuing on my own way.” As the story goes, this lovely woman was Adam’s first wife. Too unruly and bent on being treated and respected as an equal (rather than a subordinate to a male), Lilith rebelled and/or was self-exiled from the world of Adam. Adam’s Eve came along and things were much more peaceful for him. But Lilith still lives…

As an archetype, at least. Whether the story was ever “real” or not makes no difference when talking about Black Moon Lilith in this way. The energy of the story essentially points out part(s) of our consciousness(es) that demand(s) respect and equality. Specifically, it leans toward our feminine aspects – regardless of race, sexuality, gender, or what have you. You know, all those things we read about in the EOE clause from “Equal Opportunity Employers.” How do we understand our “feminine” nature, though? That’s what Black Moon Lilith urges everyone to ask themselves.

What part of you feels exiled? What part of you feels repressed somehow? What part of yourself does your culture or society attach words like shame, degenerate, outcast, or taboo to? These are Black Moon Lilith energies crying to be recognized as valid and equal. She is an archetype that we can all relate to. In astrology, she is one of the feminine asteroids that represents our most feared and yet most desired parts wanting to be bridged into wholeness. She takes 9 years and 9 months to return to her original position, each cycle.

Where is your Black Moon Lilith patterning? How does her energy show up in your life? If you want to look more deeply into this archetype, I recommend two sources:

Thanks for reading!

Mercury.

MERCURY says “I think.”

MERCURY IN ARIES

The Mercury in Aries native has the mind of a racehorse! An individual with their Mercury in Aries may express their intellect through competitiveness, impulsive mental activity, aggressive or assertive speech and body language, or quick thinking in general. Mercury’s motto may be “I think,” but mercurial energy shows up in a number of ways (e.g., the hands, gesturing). The desire for movement is not lacking for the Mercury in Aries native – their thinking tends to be self-oriented, but other-engaged. In other words, the mind wants to keep moving things forward in this energy field. If you’re on board, great; if not, this type will keep moving mentally regardless!

MERCURY IN TAURUS

The Mercury in Taurus native has the mind of a practical builder. To build something, and to build it well, takes careful thought processes (step one; step two; step three…). An individual with their Mercury in Taurus may appear to be lazy with their thinking, but generally it is not laziness – it is the underlying desire to arrive at the “right” decision. In fact, once they do make up their minds about anything, the Taurean fixed energy tends to come off as quite stubborn! Mercury in Taurus is kind of like the common-sense mind…it is the mind that knows what’s “right” through sensual and practical thinking.

MERCURY IN GEMINI

The Mercury in Gemini native has the mind of a collector! Mercury is at home in Gemini (and Virgo), and when it shows up in its home, its energy moves swiftly like its orbit (88 earth days for a full orbit cycle). An individual with their Mercury in Gemini may appear to be quite mentally scattered, but this type of energy is really about picking up bits and pieces of information at a quick pace. And, as quickly as those pieces are gathered, they are equally disseminated into the world – perhaps to make room for new and exciting information! Mercury is considered to be the “messenger,” and when in Gemini, the energy certainly caters to that role. 

MERCURY IN CANCER

The Mercury in Cancer native has an emotional mind, centered around finding balance. Individuals born with this placement tend to come across as emotionally sensitive and caring – a “motherly” type of energy. Of course, this emotionally-centered energy is channeled through that avenue of “I think,” which can make it difficult to discern what they really think about anything! The energy is not fixed, nor mutable; it is a cardinal energy of balance. In general, the Mercury in Cancer native is in tune with the emotional undertones and patterns to thought processes – their own and others. Depending on who they are relating to and how they find balance, their energy may appear quite variable…but with a sensitivity at the core of it all.

MERCURY IN LEO

The Mercury in Leo native has an aura of confidence in their intellect. They may come across as arrogant, bossy, or know-it-alls, but this energy is really about expressing an individual mind with confidence! Leo energy desires to be truly seen, and with Mercury in Leo, the mind and intellect wants to be seen. There is a pride (think LION) with this energy, and the individual born with Mercury in Leo will exert this pride through a unique flair – sometimes dramatic. There is a poignant vibrancy here that takes center stage. As it is with most mercurial energy, the “I think” from a Mercury in Leo native is highly personal and highly opinionated. And, as a fixed sign, the mutable Mercury energy gets an extra boost of creativity coupled with stubbornness…how else would a lion let you know where they truly stand?

MERCURY IN VIRGO

The Mercury in Virgo native has the mind of a grounded and detailed thinker. Mercury is at “home” in Virgo (as well as Gemini), and in Virgo, the mercurial energy lands on the ground. It is practical and methodical and scrupulous in its thinking. The individual with Mercury in Virgo will tend to be quite routine-oriented as anything “out of control” feels like details are missing along the way. Without routine and/or grounding in some way, this energy tends to mimic its twin home of Gemini. Generally, however, the Mercury in Virgo native won’t go there – they are too logical and earth-oriented to find themselves in a mental airspace like that of Gemini. 

MERCURY IN LIBRA

The Mercury in Libra native has a fair, just, and balance-seeking mind. Mercury in Libra basically amps up what Mercury in Gemini begins: it collects and gathers information. Still, at a certain point, it desires the “middle-ground” perspective. As this energy sifts through all the information it is given, it seeks a type of fair-and-just perspective. It is neither open nor closed to any perspective; rather, it acts as a type of mediator or judge energy overall. As a kind of middle-ground energy in general (halfway through the zodiac), Mercury in Libra propels towards leading into the next air sign in the zodiac: Aquarius. The aim from there is to become more purely objective like the Aquarian. Overall, the individual born with Mercury in Libra may tend to be quite diplomatic, charming, and/or indecisive somehow. 

MERCURY IN SCORPIO

The Mercury in Scorpio native has a mind that is extremely in-tune with what is “underneath” various forms of communication. This energy is like that of a therapist, a detective, or anyone else who may be adept at sensing what is truly happening in the mind of any individual. While they may not be totally aligned in seeing the “big picture” (that’s the next water sign’s job, Pisces), they are quite skilled at venturing into the depths of any matter at hand. It may be helpful to understand Scorpio as the opposite to Taurus – the master builder. Scorpio energy tends to be more like the master destroyer – a type of “transformer” energy. In short, the Mercury in Scorpio native desires to get to the bottom of things, which may destroy and/or transform things along the way. Naturally strategic + a highly instinctive (not to be confused with intuitive) nature, the individual with Mercury in Scorpio will certainly leave a mark on thinking itself!

MERCURY IN SAGITTARIUS

The Mercury in Sagittarius native is likely to have a seeker-oriented and freedom-oriented mindset. An individual with their Mercury in Sagittarius may express their intellect through philosophical conversation, spiritual, cultural, metaphysical, or “higher-minded” pursuits. Mercury’s motto is “I think,” but when mercurial energy shows up in an opposite sign, Sagittarius, the thinking becomes less trivial and more broad. Since Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter, the energy becomes both expansive and all-is-possible optimistic at the same time that it becomes highly purpose-of-life serious. The desire for space is significant for the Mercury in Sagittarius native – their thinking tends to seek higher ground where the air is flowing and their thoughts can roam free. In other words, the mind wants to engage with others’ minds for the main purpose of gaining vast wisdom.

MERCURY IN CAPRICORN

The Mercury in Capricorn native tends to behave like a mountain goat – sometimes slow, but certainly with purpose and a goal or two in mind along the way. These individuals are very structured in their thought. They have the wisdom of both Taurus and Virgo on their heels, and they take that wisdom quite seriously. Mercury in Capricorn highlights an authoritative energy – these are the CEO mindsets. Doubt may appear to be prominent in these thinkers, but ultimately it is the careful, thoughtful, and cautious energy inherent in Capricorn that gives this mercurial energy its edge. No doubt, the future-minded Mercury in Capricorn native will have the most practical and attentively weighed “best” path(s) to a goal laid out before it even gets there!

MERCURY IN AQUARIUS

The Mercury in Aquarius native may surprise you…but it just likes to break out of the rut, the rules, and the conventional boxes that appear to exist all together! Aquarius energy is about progress, and the individual with Mercury in Aquarius will think about things through that funnel. The mind can come off as quite contrarian or intellectually superior in a way; however, and again, Mercury in Aquarius is really future-minded and on another density level. It harbors the energy of the two previous air signs – Gemini and Libra – and it expresses itself as quite objective and detached mentally. What any other sign may take as personal, Aquarius does too…but with such objectivity that the personal becomes conflated with the transpersonal quite easily. 

MERCURY IN PISCES

The Mercury in Pisces native will most likely express their mercurial energy through a type of universality. These are the messengers of “spirit.” As the opposite sign to Virgo, a home for Mercury, the Mercury in Pisces individual is fairly dismissive of those Virgoan details – it is “oneness” that they are attuned to and with. Stemming from the other two previous water signs in the cycle (Cancer, Scorpio), the Mercury in Pisces person will exhibit an emotional sensitivity in, with, and through all forms of communication. Their mind is like a sponge, and they tend to absorb each and every facet of whatever they relate to. Everything is a mirror because all is One for these folks. A bird singing may have just as much emotional relevance as their friend’s unexpected death…and their mind relates to it similarly since they equate the mind with Pisces energetically.

The Moon.

The MOOn says “I FEEL + I NEED.”

MOON IN ARIES

The Moon in Aries tends to denote a rather emotionally impulsive individual! The person with their Moon in Aries may express their access to the emotional sphere with certain tools: action-before-thought; an apparent baby-like neediness on the emotional level; a certain spark with direct confrontation emotionally; emotional assertiveness; and the like. People with their Moon in Aries may appear to have anger “issues;” however, and of course, this appearance of energy is not necessarily the case for the individual. Underneath it all, the Moon in Aries is really about a certain learning phase with emotional expression. It’s about turning water into fire – an alchemical process that wants to burn off the emotions as quickly as possible. The need for speedy movement in the emotional realm may show up as “fireworks” for some – think of a shooting star! Regardless, this type of energy is heavily dependent upon the overall amalgamation of energies in the unique chart.

MOON IN TAURUS

The Moon in Taurus tends to depict someone with the need for stability and security. The emotional realm is tied into the physical realm as this individual finds comfort emotionally when their physical world is in “order.” The Moon in Taurus individual needs to experience a lot of earthly pleasures (using their basic senses – particularly touch). They need to know they are safe, secure, and comfortable – and their emotions tend to be expressed harmoniously when they feel they “know” these things. Underneath all of that, though, the Moon in Taurus individual truly needs to experience and express love. They love material comforts – yet, money, stability and security are really rooted in the desire for self-love and love-of-others. Of course, the overall energetic expression of any individual with their Moon in Taurus is needed to fully understand their emotional needs – the general here is just that: general. 

MOON IN GEMINI

The Moon in Gemini generally expresses its emotion through communication, duality and paradox. The emotions tend to get filtered through the intellect, monkey mind + gossip, and other mental states and processes. An individual with their Moon in Gemini will need to talk, think, talk, and then think and talk some more. Gemini is the first of the air triangle, and with the Moon there, the mind and emotion are linked in a certain form. Essentially, the Moon in Gemini individual will be in the beginning stages of uniting mind and emotion. Moreover, the mental function is connected to both Libra (balancing perspectives) and Virgo (second sign ruled by Mercury). What makes Gemini distinct is its focus on the duality of experience(s) – this is the “twins” sign. The next air sign, Libra, will tend to be more focused on peace and mediation after already intuitively gathering duality/paradox. Virgo will tend to be more focused on grounding the emotion – making it “practical.” The Moon in Gemini will simply be in the gathering-of-information stage; this energy lends itself to clear communication of emotion on a highly individualized level. Get your unique reading here!

MOON IN CANCER

The Moon in Cancer is at home! The Moon rules Cancer, so whenever the Moon actually shows up in Cancer for any individual, the energy flows without certain layers that other signs possess. The easiest way to understand the Moon in Cancer individual is to look to and understand a woman’s menstrual cycle. The Moon is linked with this cycle (28.5 days), and there is a certain ebb and flow for how emotions come up for expression. Each woman’s cycle is different, just as each individuals’ cycle of life is different; however, there is an underlying connection to the Moon and the tides for those born with this placement. Regardless of sex or gender, this energy tends to tell that the emotional needs are in aim of stabilization, peace, and inner harmony. Moon in Cancer natives want to feel free to express their emotions, but they also do so with an intent for internal calm. A particularly useful tool for these folks is to notice the cycles of the moon as it correlates to life/emotion in general. For women in particular, I recommend checking out this site! 

MOON IN LEO

The Moon in Leo individual tends to hold dramatic energy! Drama, though, ought not be boxed into any “positive” or “negative” connotations whatsoever. Moon in Leo energy is about the next step in the cycle for fire energy: childlike enthusiasm, capturing individual light, performing and the arts, and creative self expression in general. This energy can show up in any actor/actress, musician/singer, poet, dancer, artist – whatever. It can also show up in the adult who has a strong child-centered mentality or Being. Some feel there is a difference between being childish and child-like…the Moon in Leo native may tend to express themselves in either or both forms. Regardless, the underlying energy to the Moon in Leo native is one of fun, play, and exuberance. It takes the emotional realm and expresses it at a highly personalized level – most often for others to notice and relate to somehow. It is not about recognition, generally; it is simply about being seen. There are always varying motives and needs to any individual, which can be further explored through individual chart reading. Ultimately, though, Moon in Leo energy wants to express its feelings on life to the fullest!

MOON IN VIRGO

The Moon in Virgo energy lends itself to grounding of both the mental and emotional realms. The Moon in Virgo native will tend to be highly “logical” with their emotional intake and output. The energy does not necessarily show up as aloof, but to the emotionally-oriented individual, a Moon in Virgo native may come across as highly analytical in their holding for emotional space. That is not to say that these types cannot hold the space for emotion – in fact, quite often, they are of service to self/others on any and all levels. They just seem to be oriented towards “fixing” things, so they may tend to jump to potential solutions without processing the actual emotional undercurrents first and foremost. Regardless, the person born with their Moon in Virgo will likely have other Mercurial energy lending aid to how they process and express emotion.

MOON IN LIBRA

The Moon in Libra tends to seek balance in their emotional expression. These natives will likely possess great mediator qualities, particularly when it comes to emotional disputes/battles. The individual with their Moon in Libra may express their access to the emotional realm with use of the mind/intellect and “proper” perspective. These types are quite charming since their emotional atmosphere caters to any and all expression of emotion; they simply want to talk shop and find equilibrium with whatever is brought forth. The Moon in Libra native can do this dance both internally and externally; however, they tend to seek engagement on this level through another person – particularly, and generally, some “special” someone. Ruled by Venus, these folks desire harmony, balance, and love in their emotional interactions. As an opposite sign to Aries (which can be more fire-y and combative), the Libra Moon energy tends to find its way out of fighting and into some sort of mutually beneficial compromise. 

MOON IN SCORPIO

The Moon in Scorpio tends to desire intense interactions. The Moon in this water sign (outside of its natural home, Cancer), basically exacerbates that initial “home” of emotional expression. In other words, the Moon in Scorpio native might be indicative of someone that finds comfort in the intense, the transformative, the sexual, and the overall depth(s) to emotional exploration. While the Moon in Cancer individual seeks emotional equilibrium and peace, the Moon in Scorpio native tends to seek transformation of that supposed stability. This person may seem emotionally destructive in some form or another; however, the underlying intent is to totally exonerate the old and bond deeply with that something “new.” These individuals are quite emotionally-centered regardless. They want to get to the root of things for many particular reasons. Ultimately, the best way to understand and explore this type of energy is through a natal chart reading.

MOON IN SAGITTARIUS

The Moon in Sagittarius tends to portray the individual in need of space and freedom! The Moon in Sagittarius native may likely express their emotions through higher truths and ideals, through spirituality, through long-distance travel, and more. This energy is like a collaboration of Pisces, Leo, and Cancer energy in vision. How? Well, like Pisces, this energy is highly spiritual; the difference is that it is not necessarily centered in the realm of “oneness.” Instead, the Moon in Sagittarius person may need to be constantly stimulated with various possibilities and paths – it is the seeker (with the emotional realm driving things forward) of meaning and “higher source.” This energy is also like that of Leo in certain ways as they are both fire signs. The difference is that Sagittarius is the last fire sign of the zodiac; it has integrated and culminated how to alchemize fire and water (spirit and emotion) quite well. Interestingly, this energy holds a bit of those Cancer qualities in some ways too – while it does not necessarily seek the quiet solitude of “home,” it does tend to find its “home” in new cultural experiences, retreats and/or monasteries, and the like. The native with Moon in Sagittarius tends to be an ambivert emotionally; in other words, they will be with you, but they may need to take off and be elsewhere too!

MOON IN CAPRICORN

The Moon in Capricorn tends to be quite responsible with emotion. Many, many people outside of this energetic quality know that they are ultimately responsible for their emotional well-being; however, the Moon in Capricorn tends to live in this space. In fact, often times, these natives tend to take on others’ emotional worlds with some sense of responsibility there as well. Of course, this example is not always the case! While this emotional energy tends to lend itself to sacrifice and martyrdom, many individuals with placement in their natal chart simply know how to explore and build their emotional interactions with caution, discernment, and grace. The Moon in Capricorn native will certainly be a “rock” when it comes to emotion; at the same time, they may appear to be stoic, serious, or emotionally-void all together. Overall, this Moon energy depends on other components to the individual’s blueprint and Being. Ruthlessness and a lack of “big-picture” energy can show us Capricorn’s detriments. Still, these types understand the emotional qualities and undercurrents that come with a steady climb to any and all peaks.

MOON IN AQUARIUS

The Moon in Aquarius individual is definitely that: an individual! In a specific type of paradox to its opposite sign (Leo), the Moon in Aquarius native may be prone to aloofness, detachment, and a type of scientific-like emotional expression. Yet, there seems to be an identifiable uniqueness of emotional expression as well. While the individual with their Moon in Leo may appear to collect drama somehow, the individual with their Moon in Aquarius may experience drama more objectively. This energy is connected with archetypes like the loner, the outcast, the alien, and the eccentric. In relationship, this energy tends to show up in similarly unconventional (yet quite progressive) forms: long-distance relationships, open marriages, polyamorous relationships, etc. Regardless, and for the Moon in Aquarius native, there is an emotional desire for something “out-of-the-norm” – whether in relationship to Self and/or Other.

MOON IN PISCES

The Moon in Pisces native is highly sensitive to the emotional realm. Pisces energy, in general, tends to absorb its environment; the Moon in Pisces tends to absorb its emotional environment more acutely. Individuals with their Moon in Pisces are generally highly intuitive; if there are other energies that shift that in their natal chart, they tend to be (at the very least) around others or seeking others with that same type of energy. They NEED this energy – it is not only part of their emotional make-up, but also it is apart of their spiritual path somehow. Well, at least that’s how it tends to get funneled into their Being. The individual with their Moon in Pisces will certainly understand your emotional world. They tend to feel like “all is One,” and in their emotional expression, they may appear to play mirror to you somehow. Take note: these types may see “all as One,” but at the same time, they may or may not be capable of truly connecting with you on a purely individual level! Still, somehow, this is truly an empathetic and sympathetic placement for the Moon to express its energies.

The Sun.

The Sun says “I will.”

SUN IN ARIES

The Sun in Aries marks a will that desires action all the time! The person with their Sun in Aries may express qualities like that of impulsivity, or action-before-thought, aggressiveness, assertiveness, and the like. Think RAM qualities here as well. The desire for action and “fireworks” depends upon the overall amalgamation of energies otherwise suggested by the unique chart; regardless, the person with their Sun in Aries may easily become bored when things are not moving along (often at a quick pace).

SUN IN TAURUS

The Sun in Taurus marks a will that desires stability and rootedness. The person with their Sun in Taurus may express qualities like that of the slow and methodical builder, the fiscal conservative, the self-sufficient, and the like. Think BULL qualities here as well. The desire for stability and safety may or may not come “at any cost” to the person with the Sun in Taurus; however, it takes a keen eye and awareness of other overall energy patterns to understand how this will manifest individually and uniquely. 

SUN IN GEMINI

The Sun in Gemini marks a will that desires a constant array of mental activities. The person with their Sun in Gemini may express qualities like that of the trivia fanatic, or the one who knows random tidbits of information on any topic around. This sign carries with it a strong desire to learn something new everyday – from the way a car works to whom his or her neighbor is having over for dinner. Gemini is the sign of “the twins” and may switch expression often. The desire for constant mental stimulation and change may appear scattered, but in general, this appearance is simply part of an energetic quality stemming from its fast-moving ruling planet: Mercury. 

SUN IN CANCER

The Sun in Cancer marks a will that desires peace, particularly internally and emotionally. The person with their Sun in Cancer may express qualities like that of the homebody, the quiet one, the maternal protector, and the like. Think CRAB qualities here as well (e.g., sideways movement, shelled, etc.). The desire for peace may or may not come off as passive-aggressive; still, and often times, this type of description is one that the Cancer Sun person may hear or internalize. The whole and individual chart needs to be understood in order to fully describe the uniqueness of each Cancer Sun person – often times what appears to be “passive-aggressive” is actually rooted in not wanting to hurt others so as to maintain equilibrium and peace.

SUN IN LEO

The Sun in Leo marks a strong will – and that makes sense since the Sun itself rules the sign of Leo. The person with their Sun in Leo may be quite expressive, in general! Qualities associated with the Leo Sun native include keywords like creative, expressive, the celebrity, the gamer, the lover, the fun one, and the like. Think LION qualities here as well. Ascertaining how these types of qualities manifest certainly takes a keen eye; in fact, those with a Leo Sun are often times quite shy underneath it all. The desire to will the wholly unique identity into being takes courage, and the person with their Sun in Leo will often rise to the occasion (think: pride). 

SUN IN VIRGO

The Sun in Virgo marks a will that desires to be of service to others. The person with their Sun in Virgo may express qualities like that of Mother Theresa (a Virgo Sun person, by the way): grounded, logical, caring, service-oriented, humble, and with a mind and eye for overall health and well-being. Virgo is represented by the virgin. Like Gemini, Virgo is also ruled by Mercury, but the energy is grounded in the earth element. In effect, and to be clear, “the virgin” symbol is really just a symbol for that of purity: if anyone can rid the earth of toxins and impurities, the person with the Virgo Sun may just be your guy or gal to do it! The Virgo Sun native cannot be fully understood simply by their Sun’s energy, though. In fact, the detailed quality inherent to Virgoan energy may not like this generic description in the slightest! 

SUN IN LIBRA

The Sun in Libra marks a will that desires to be in harmony and balance. The person with their Sun in Libra may express qualities like that of the mediator, the perspectivist, the fair-minded, the neutral, or the one who seeks justice. Think of the SCALES of balance here – the Libra Sun desires equality through diplomacy. How the Libra Sun native goes about enacting this will takes more discernment than this simple and general explanation of the Will itself. 

SUN IN SCORPIO

The Sun in Scorpio marks a will that desires intense transformation. The person with their Sun in Scorpio may express qualities like that of passion, power or empowerment, emotional intensity, reactivity (and sometimes over-reaction), and the like. Think SCORPION qualities here as well. The desire for transformation often means complete and total destruction of something “old” so that room for the “new” is offered space to (re)build and thrive. This type of energy and its use does not necessarily just happen for the Sun in Scorpio individual. In fact, it takes a lot of other factors (particularly Mars for this sign, as it is with all Sun signs) to determine how this energy may be felt or expressed. 

SUN IN SAGITTARIUS

The Sun in Sagittarius marks a will that desires expansiveness in all its glory! The person with their Sun in Sagittarius may express a certain quality of wisdom, which is often sought after and through expansive experience. Archetypes like the seeker, the gypsy, the adventurer or traveller, the non-committal type, and the like all fall within the realm of possibility for the Sun in Sagittarius native. This desire for wisdom and freedom can be understood as the will to connect to the “higher mind.” Think of a CENTAUR for this energy as well. 

SUN IN CAPRICORN

The Sun in Capricorn marks a will that desires recognition. The person with their Sun in Capricorn may express qualities like that of a teacher, a judge, a businessman or woman, a paternal or fatherly type, and the like. Think MOUNTAIN GOAT qualities here as well (e.g., climbing to the top of a metaphorical mountain). The desire for recognition can be understood through the word ‘recognition’ itself: re-cognition. As the sign that follows Sagittarius, it is in the Capricorn Sun that we find the will to ground all the Sagittarian “higher mind” learning (re-cognition) into a career, a worldly ambition or goal, or otherwise. 

SUN IN AQUARIUS

The Sun in Aquarius marks a will that desires progressiveness. The person with their Sun in Aquarius (an air sign, contrary to what many want to believe is a water sign) may express qualities like that of eccentricity, future-mindedness, the appearance of not being grounded, otherworldly, and the like. Think ELECTRIC qualities here as well. The symbol for Aquarius is “the water-bearer,” and yet its image is really in line with pouring new energy into something already there or “old.” I personally think of the fact that Aquarius is ruled by Uranus – the previous sign’s ruler, Saturn, turned on its side. It is the movement from the “old order” (horizontal rings, Saturn) to a “new order” (vertical rings, Uranus). The desire for progressiveness – and the ‘where’ and ‘how’ that may show up for an individual with Sun in Aquarius – can really only be understood through further inspection…whether in the individual natal chart or in interaction and engagement with the energy somehow. 

SUN IN PISCES

The Sun in Pisces marks a will that desires unity or Oneness. The person with their Sun in Pisces may express qualities such as nebulousness, ambiguity, a lack in boundaries, psychic sensitivity, in-tune spirituality, and the like. Think of FISH qualities here as well (e.g., “schools” of fish as collective organisms, etc.). The symbol for Pisces is essentially two fish swimming in opposite directions, and yet they are united at their centers. This is Pisces energy, where oppositions and paradox and the duality that many of us experience are seamlessly connected and united into One.