Tag Archives: Full Moon

In the Stars June 16, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon (June 17) & Summer Solstice (June 21)

This week marks a seasonal change. The Sun moves from spring to summer on Friday, June 21, the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Neptune turns stationary retrograde on the summer solstice for a five-month backward spin until … Continue reading

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In the Stars June 9-16, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week

Venus has just entered the sign of Gemini tropically. See the list at the end of the blog of “Ten Things to Do with Venus in Gemini.” The Sun continues to shine in Gemini, the mutable air sign that symbolizes … Continue reading

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In the Stars May 12-19, 2018…shining light on the astrology of the week: Wesak Full Moon

There is still strong cosmic encouragement to let go of old worn-out systems or structures that no longer serve. Saturn and the South Node are still conjunct and close to Pluto, a powerful and volatile alignment. Go slowly and carefully … Continue reading

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In the Stars April 14-21, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

The Christian Holy week contains a potent Full Moon which is part of a dynamic Grand Cross, exact on Good Friday. The symbolism aligns with Easter themes of death and resurrection. The South Node is in a close conjunction with … Continue reading

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In the Stars March 17-24, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon, Spring Equinox, Sun into Aries

This blog is dedicated to my husband, Ralph Metzner, who died on March 14, 2019, of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Ralph was a recognized pioneer of psychological, philosophical, and cross-cultural studies of consciousness and its transformations. He was also an … Continue reading

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In the Stars February 17-24, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

The Sun moves into Pisces tropically on Monday, February 18, ushering in a zodiacal month focused on vision, inspiration, spirituality, creativity, compassion–and water. This is a month to go whale watching along the California coast, or skiing in the mountains. … Continue reading

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In the Stars January 20-27, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Total Lunar Eclipse

This week begins with a potent Supermoon (when the Moon is closest to the earth) Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday. It will also be a Blood Moon, as it will turn redish-blue as it eclipses the Sun. Three planets are … Continue reading

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In the Stars January 13-20, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

The week ahead builds toward a potent, dynamic Supermoon (when the Moon is closest to the earth) Total Lunar Eclipse. Four planets are in hard-working Capricorn: Sun, Mercury, Saturn, and Pluto, as well as the South Node. In the midst … Continue reading

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In the Stars November 18-25, 2018…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

Enjoy another few days of repose before the Sun bounces into Sagittarius on Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day, and the holiday season begins. Jupiter has just shifted into its ruling sign Sagittarius tropically for a one-year stay, where it will … Continue reading

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In the Stars October 21-28, 2018…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

The Sun shifts into Scorpio tropically on Tuesday, drawing us inward for the month ahead. Daylight diminishes, and we are drawn to our inner light. This month of deep focus with the Sun in Scorpio gives us the opportunity for … Continue reading

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