First, HAPPY NEW YEAR! January was named for the Roman god Janus, who looked both ways – back to the past and forward to the future. Finding our center between past and future, in other words, staying in the present moment, might be the best way to navigate through life, but particularly through 2019. Perusing through the elemental balance of [...]
It's a good time now to think back to March 2017, the last time Venus went retrograde and began a new cycle in the sign of Aries. As we are about to witness the completion of that cycle, we are beginning a new one which will occur in Scorpio. There is often an overlap during this time -- an ending [...]
Beginning its retrograde at 9 Aquarius and ending it at 26 Capricorn, Mars passes through the region of the Zodiac that symbolizes the cusp between the executive (Capricorn) and legislative (Aquarius) branches of government. Mars will trace a path three times over this region as it ends and then begins its current cycle. Mars will initiate some forceful action regarding [...]
Seven years ago, the divine rebel and change-agent planet, Uranus entered Aries. It was March 2011, and the day this planet crossed the equinoctial point and entered the fiery sign of the ram, we witnessed the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Power Plant in Japan caused by the nearby earthquake. A tsunami soon followed, spewing dangerous radiation throughout the region [...]
Venus orbits in a pentagram, a beautiful five pointed star. Spirals and stars, numerous objects in nature including many flowers reflect this pattern of perfect harmony (Venus) on Earth. As above, so below. This is video from one of Arielle's Venus Star Talks.
With Saturn’s ingress into Capricorn, the Venus Star Point in Capricorn and Uranus’ entry into Taurus this year, the earth signs are prominent. Coming out of 2017’s intense planetary line-up of fire, earth feels like a relief. With its needs for practicality and grounding along with sensible actions, manifestation of those visionary dreams seems more likely. The focus is on [...]
Astrologer Chris Flisher discusses the Venus Star Point with author and astrologer Arielle Guttman for Turning of the Wheel TV.
The Meaning of the Aries Venus Morning Star With passionate activism, the Venus Star of Aries rides into our lives, sounding the horn, awakening the troops, rousing the masses, and calling forth action in a determined way. The pattern for the Morning Star (warrior-like) and Aries (co-ruled by warrior Mars) is not simply a metaphor. Every four years when the [...]
On April 17th, Mars turned retrograde. About every two years Mars goes retrograde. What does that mean for us personally, for the world and how do I best make use of it? Here are some phases (or steps) through the process that might help make sense of it. Phase 1: March 6-April 17: MARS DIRECT IN SAGITTARIUS Mars entered Sagittarius [...]