Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mars Meets the Uranus-Pluto Square

Posted by Eric Francis


The beauty of astrology is that the same planets are involved in the biggest developments of society as are involved in the movements in our personal lives. Sometimes this is particularly true, especially when planets concentrate in the cardinal signs. And that describes the micro-phase of astrology that we’re in right now. In this edition Eric considers how that is unfolding, and includes the monthly horoscopes.

Mercury Direct: Notice What You’re Learning, Use It

Posted by Eric Francis


This week on Planet Waves we have a special exclusive audio broadcast of the talk Eric gave over the weekend at the first-ever Queer Astrology Conference. On the blog, we have today’s Daily Astrology column. Having just gotten through Mercury’s station direct on Saturday and yesterday’s Aquarius Full Moon, this week looks a little quieter astrologically.

A Little More of Everything

Posted by Eric Francis


We are in one of those concentrated moments that’s in tune with the 2012-era theme of everything all at once. In truth, it’s a spectacular moment, featuring some of the most passionate astrology I’ve ever seen. At the same time, the next few days call for proceeding with awareness and precision, doing your best not to over-react, and being clear with others. Don’t assume they understand you, or that your message has come across.

Manifesting Lilith, and Mercury conjunct the Sun

Posted by Eric Francis


It’s a perfect follow-up to yesterday’s New Moon in Cancer, which was conjunct the asteroid Atlantis — as fitting a symbol of our times as you’ll find. If you were busy with holiday travel or other activities over the weekend, today would be a great time to review the horoscopes Eric wrote for the week in this edition.