New Moon in Libra 9/28/19

From now until the first quarter moon is is the best time to initiate and start new things. New moon ideas often reveal themselves intuitively and spontaneously. Pay attention to intuitive flashes or hunches but don’t necessarily trust them blindly. Be mindful of the seeds you are planting. Don't plant any seeds that you don't want to grow.   With...[ read more ]

4/4/19 Pluto conjunct the South Node/New Moon in Aries

From today till about April 9, a double whammy of potent and dynamic energies are available for releasing what no longer serves you, and planting seeds for whatever you want to grow. On 4/4, Pluto is conjunct the South Node in Capricorn. Collectively, we are reminded of the structures in our lives that have become stagnant and devitalizing; the areas...[ read more ]

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces:  March 5-27, 2019

"The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings."  Henri Frederic Amiel Dates Pre-shadow:   March 1-4 Mercury Rx:   March 5-27 Post-shadow:  March 28-April 16 I love Mercury retrograde because it’s a time where I am energetically supported in slowing down. It’s like a cosmic pause; an opportunity to step away from the never-ending to-do...[ read more ]

Soulfilled Sisterhood Podcast Interview

I recently had the pleasure of discussing evolutionary astrology and self-knowledge with Nicole Burgess on her podcast Soulfilled Sisterhood. In this episode, you’ll hear: Lourdes explains Astrology- there are different types Astrology is a tool-what the possibilities are for you, self-knowledge It “can give you a lot of helpful suggestions” Three ways it can be helpful Your chart has cycles-assist...[ read more ]

August 11, 2018 Solar Eclipse/New Moon in Leo

The New Moon in Leo on August 11 (8:00 pm PST) is also a solar eclipse.  During an eclipse, there is a blockage of the light transmitted by the Sun or the Moon to earth. The image of a "blockage of light" is a good metaphor for understanding eclipse energy.  Since there is less light and a disruption to the...[ read more ]

Total Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius 7/27/18 (PST)

I must ask truth, and speak truth, and act with truth, now and forever.  ~Lillian Hellman If  a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer ~ Henry David Thoreau Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - took the one less traveled by,            ...[ read more ]

Mercury Retrograde in Leo 7/25-8/18 (PST)

Mercury Retrograde, Mars Retrograde, AND a Total Lunar Eclipse, Oh My!!! Mercury is associated with communication and the conscious mind. It represents our urge to learn; to establish connections with others; and to express our perceptions, ideas, and mental abilities; With the retrograde happening in Leo, there is a focus on the themes of self-expression, individuality, the father, confidence, children,...[ read more ]

July 12 New Moon and Partial Solar Eclipse in Cancer

The New Moon in Cancer on July 12 is also a partial solar eclipse. The lunar-solar energies spotlight:  what we are protective of/attached to; how/where we feel at home; emotional security; our capacity to mother/nurture ourselves and others; creative projects we give birth to; where we are challenged to cut the umbilical cord of familial or toxic dependency; the past;...[ read more ]

June 26 Mars Retrograde

Along with the Full Moon in Capricorn this week, Mars retrograde is adding its energy to the mix. On Tuesday, June 26, Mars will go retrograde at 9 degrees Aquarius and will remain retrograde until August 28 at 28 degrees of Capricorn. Mars Retrograde happens every 2 years and is a good time to reflect upon: Your desire nature How...[ read more ]

June 27 – Full Moon in Capricorn

The Moon in Capricorn is the ideal time to reflect upon your achievements, dreams and goals; as well as your experience of autonomy, and external/personal authority. Use this time to review structures and boundaries in your life; reflect on themes of responsibility, self-discipline, hard work, solitude and loneliness; work out logistics, re-organize, make long term plans; and ask the hard...[ read more ]

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