Venus Retrograde 2020 – What is Valued?

About every 19 months, the planet Venus goes retrograde. Mars goes retrograde every two years. In 2020, both Venus and Mars are retrograde, which emphasizes “reevaluation” needs in the area of life symbolized by each planet. More about Mars in coming posts, Venus is...

“Walk On, Inanna” & Venus Retrograde

As we finish this period of Venus Retrograde (through June 27 2012), I have been reflecting on the impressive tale of Inanna, the deification of the planet Venus. This is the tale of her Descent to Below. Thousands of years ago, before the birth of Christ, there was a...

Living in Dreams: Astrology 11/7/2010

11/7/2010 Set your clocks back on the day that Neptune begins its forward motion (from Earth’s perspective). This is interesting, symbolically because when retrograde, Neptune may stimulate creative juices but also cause some “fuzziness”. As its direction shifts, you...

Venus Retrograde: The Lady Slinks Backwards

10/8/2010 Venus goes retrograde at 3:06 am ET. Let’s start with some broad strokes about what this traditionally indicates. Venus is the planet associated with love, money, fashion, taste and wealth. Venus retrograde is not considered a good time for makeovers,...

"What’s wrong with looking like Susan Boyle?"

It’s this quote by Susan Boyle from the London Times that sounds like an Aries. The April 1, 1961 date has been verified, giving Susan the Sun, Venus and Ceres in Aries. An Aries Sun with Ceres is strongly influenced by the mother (sometimes overly protective,...