Author: Katie Sweetman

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Astro Daily: March 24, 2017

Mercury, the planet of choice and communication, just got knocked by Pluto and will tangle with Jupiter and Uranus into the weekend. If Pluto holds a mirror to a planet, then we’ve had to take a unflinching look at not only how we think, but what we choose.

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Astro Daily: March 23, 2017

We’re nearly half way through Venus Retrograde, a time when we’re called to take a step back and examine how we relate to one another. The beauty of retrogrades, often overlooked, is that they allow us to reevaluate an area of our lives and make adjustments accordingly.

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Astro Daily: March 22, 2017

As the Moon winds its way through Capricorn, a sign ruled by the planet Saturn, we’re reminded of time. We feel the clock ticking. And Saturn is setting us down, taking a critical eye to our plans and our choices. We’ve got work to do today.

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Astro Daily: March 21, 2017

Moon in Capricorn day, a time in the lunar calendar when we nourish ourselves with the energy of achievement, success, and responsibility. Capricorn is the sign that teaches about carving out a place for ourselves in the world. Here we master the material.

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Astro Daily: March 20, 2017

Welcome to Aries Season! If you’re in the northern hemisphere, we’re welcoming in spring as well. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, it’s new life, green shoots bursting out of the earth after winter. It’s also a new astrological year and we set our sights ahead.

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Astro Daily: March 17, 2017

Over the past few days I’ve been unfolding a story about Saturn as it approaches a hard angle to the Sun. Some of the words astrologers use to describe this connection are reality check, responsibility, crisis, and limits. It’s not an easy angle, but it’s a necessary one.

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Astro Daily: March 16, 2017

Yesterday I spoke of Saturn, a planet that represents maturity, responsibility, and achievement. Of all the planets, it brings a sobering influence, a sense that time is short. We’ve got to build the best life while we can. Today we’re feeling the pressure to do just that.

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Astro Daily: March 15, 2017

We’re less than a week away from a new season, which means we’re rounding out our time in Pisces, a sign that teaches us about compassion, empathy, and letting go. Yesterday we felt our emotional wounds courtesy of Chiron. Now we’re at a crossroads courtesy of Saturn.

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Astro Daily: March 14, 2017

Today the Sun aligns with Chiron, a point in astrology that reveals deep psychic and emotional knots. Falling in the sign of Pisces, the sign of the collective emotional body, what are you feeling. What pain? Suffering? How is it yours yet part of humanity’s? Open the knot.

Full Moon in Virgo: Purity

Full Moon in Virgo: Purity

Happy Virgo Full Moon! This is the time in the zodiac calendar when the spotlight is on health, wellness, diet, and the practical details of life. In short, Virgo is the sign that encourages us to roll up our sleeves and get to work.

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Astro Daily: March 10, 2017

We’re in the gate for Sunday’s full moon in Virgo, which will illuminate themes of order, purity, and health. As the polarity of Pisces, Virgo brings the energies of service into our daily lives. Here we learn the important art of craft, discernment, and an attention to detail.

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Astro Daily: March 9, 2017

Mars is in the final minutes of Aries, wrapping up a journey that began on January 28. Later today, Mars will move into Taurus. Whereas Aries is brash and impulsive, Taurus is slow, methodical, and motivated by the material. Mars in Aries hunts; in Taurus it gathers.