Mercury stations retrograde in Scorpio today. Mercury is associated with tricks, especially during its retrogrades, yet it does bestow treats as well — though as Amanda Painter notes, it requires actively seeking that perspective, in the form of recognizing the lessons hidden in the mischief and frustration.
Sunday night’s Aries Full Moon, which will be exact at 5:08 pm EDT (21:07:45 UTC), brings the Saturn-Pluto conjunction to the forefront. Full Moons are one of the most palpable astrological events we experience — both internally, and through witnessing others’ behavior. This one is like running the essence of Saturn-Pluto in through an IV […]
How’s your sleep this week? And your relationship to authority figures — the ‘real’ ones and the internalized ones? Where are your thoughts going, and how do you feel about it? Amanda Painter considers the Full Moon that’s brewing amidst Mercury entering its pre-retrograde ‘echo’ phase, and Venus opposite Uranus.
Full Moons and New Moons tend to carry more weight in astrology writing. Yet as Amanda Painter notes, this weekend’s first quarter Moon connects with one of the more important aspects we’re building up to, as does Pluto stationing direct in Capricorn this week. Mercury and Mars both changing signs rounds things out.