The process you’re going through now is perhaps very near a rebirth; and, like all such momentous events, it could well involve some challenge or struggle before you emerge into the light. You probably feel as if you’ve experienced quite enough of that already; the most intense part is indeed likely to be behind you.
This is a good week to appreciate the dry roof over your head and the food in your refrigerator. Now is the perfect time to appreciate, truly appreciate, that you have a home to come home to: that you have a dry bed, and that your people and pets are close to you. Be grateful for the toilet that flushes, the electricity coming out of the wall, and the privilege of having a toaster and some bread to put in it.
The dual nature of fire is almost a cliche: how it can be warming, life giving and inspirational, yet can burn metaphorical bridges and cause literal destruction. There’s a lot of fire in the sky now. Amanda Painter suggests that how you feel it and how you use it may depend partly on personal circumstances, but what matters most is the awareness you bring to it.
It was Andy Warhol who said that all sex is about nostalgia. Aspects for the week may have you pondering the true wisdom of his sardonic quip. If you tune in carefully to your perceptions, though, you may not only feel the ringing of a sweet desire for the past, but also the distinct sense of being a person from the future.
With Mars in Leo making a trine to Pholus in Sagittarius today, a small expenditure of energy or effort has the potential to reach far with its effects. So it’s key to bring compassion to whatever you do. That is, lead from the heart — which may feel a little different from letting your beliefs lead the way.
I know I’m a writer and this is probably the best horoscope that (as a Pisces) I could write for myself. I also know how many people dearly, deeply want to express themselves in writing and just cannot, for whatever reason, bring themselves to do it. Jupiter changing signs is very, very good for writing. It’s even better for ideas.
In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, I look closely at the last days of Mercury retrograde, which end with a kind of revival of the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the Sun. Mercury makes a conjunction to Mars, then stations direct, in the eclipse degree — which is close to the president’s rising degree. That means a whole new kind of mishigas is on is way. Get ready.
He’s back. Back from the path of eclipse totality and all that followed, Len Wallick’s column is here today proposing a protocol offered in your service. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to consider all that’s evident with a mind open enough to accommodate every possible understanding.