In Search of Pluto

Dear Friend and Reader: Mercury retrograde is in full effect right now. Each one of these phases, which happen about three times a year, has its unique pattern, its own distinct feeling and its special challenges. Currently, Mercury is retrograde in Capricorn, and on Jan. 4 will track back into Sagittarius, changing to direct motion … Read more

Mercury Retrograde and the Electoral College

“The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.” — Donald J. Trump, in a tweet Dear Friend and Reader: Many people have noticed that Mercury stations retrograde the day that the Electoral College votes, this coming Monday, Dec. 19. I’ve been asked a number of times whether I think that this will influence the outcome … Read more

Doing What You Must: Participating With Purpose

Dear Friend and Reader: Although the particulars will vary between individuals and among communities (both in-the-flesh and online), we seem to be in a moment of rich awareness and potential for participating with purpose. Issues like the standoff at Standing Rock and post-election developments are commingling with people’s usual end-of-year charitable giving habits and, of … Read more

Uranus-Eris: Remember, All Bets are Off

Dear Friend and Reader: I’m taking a week off from a big article to focus my efforts on The Book of Your Life annual readings. Thank you to all the people who have pre-ordered. I want to alert you to one vital issue developing in the news: the North Dakota governor has threatened to forcibly … Read more

Your December Horoscopes, and a Message of Thanks

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John F. Kennedy Dear Friend and Reader: When things get as rough as they have this year, and when the world seems turned upside-down like it has this month, gratitude can … Read more