Saturn transiting Scorpio, meeting our shadow-sides, hang on!

With Saturn transiting Scorpio, many of us are meeting our shadow-sides. We see that we are not quite a nice or innocent as we believed. Recently I had a client contact me after stumbling onto a part of her personality that she found repulsive. She was glad to have someone to confide in. I told her that this happens to everyone, eventually. It's happened to me. I struggled when I was confronted with my shadow side. Here's what I wrote about that in my book, Heaven, I Mean Circle … [Read more...]

New Moon in Virgo, Cardinal T-Square, Pluto Direct‏ – Sept 13, 2012

All eyes on Virgo, as we head towards the powerful new moon in the sign which takes place Saturday evening in the US.   This energy is exceptionally pure.   The New Moon takes place on September 15th at 23 degrees Virgo, conjunct Mercury, ruler of Virgo. That’s it. There are no other aspects. There is nothing to add or subtract or alter this energy which makes it remarkable in it’s purity. Take advantage of this by setting an intention in the Virgo realm.  Fix something, clean … [Read more...]

Elsa P: May 17, 2012 – Imagination Aids Problem Solving

The solar eclipse in Mercury-ruled Gemini on Sunday marks the peak of this week where mental functions will be emphasized.Variety is a key concept for Gemini and we'll see plenty of that. Thursday, the Moon in Aries opposes Saturn in Libra putting focus on the me-we axis. So many want to be "on their own" (Aries) but supported by others (Saturn in Libra). People want to be independent, but not alone and balancing this is the job of the day. Friday, the Moon joins the Sun, Mercury and … [Read more...]

Elsa P. – Full Moon In Leo, Saturn Retrograde and Piss Off Mommy At Your Own Risk!

  People have been prickly over the last 10 days, thanks to the Venus Mars opposition. This aspect has peaked at this point so you should see tension ease as days pass. Thursday is quirky as the Moon in Gemini trines planets in Aquarius but is simultaneously tweaked by Pluto in Capricorn. You can compare this to enjoying yourself at a party, in spite of nagging doubt! Things improve on Friday under a grand trine in air. In a word - socialize! Saturday things get sticky and Sunday is … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – …’virtually impossible to avoid growth and learning’.

Expect to be fascinated heading into the weekend. We've got Mercury conjunct Pluto in Capricorn, Venus conjunct Neptune in Aquarius and Jupiter in tight opposition to Saturn. With all this going on, it's going to be virtually impossible to avoid growth and learning. Specifically, you can expect veils to be lifted and rocks to be upturned. You can expect to marry your intellect with your subconscious (Mercury Pluto) - this is rich stuff! You may run across truth that is substantial or … [Read more...]

ELSA P. : Planetary Positions to Guide – New Moon in VIRGO

After spending most of the summer enduring the harsh effects of the cardinal grand cross, we are graced this week with a grand trine in earth involving the Sun, Pluto and both the benefic planets, Venus and Jupiter. Most everyone will receive some type of solid, reliable, tangible support out of this. Some will receive a giant (Jupiter) kiss (Venus). This grand trine spells "satisfaction". The effects of the grand trine peak under the new moon in Virgo which occurs late in the evening on Sunday … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – Planetary Positions to Guide…Vicious Grand Cross‏

    We'll be dealing with a vicious Cardinal grand cross that involves Mars (anger, violence, ambition), Saturn (oppression, control, reality), Uranus (shock and rebellion) and Pluto (death and psychology) this week. This is not a light-weight situation but anyone who is not adverse to challenge should fare okay. This is potentially a very dangerous week but it won't help to spend it hiding under the bed. Mars is happy with prowess and achievement so set some goals and stay on top … [Read more...]

New Moon In Cancer, Leo & Virgo ~ Elsa P: July 28, 2011

ELSA P. - Planetary Positions to Guide... Imagination, inspiration and theatrics collide under the new moon in Leo on Saturday. If you like drama and entertainment, you're in luck! The new moon offers creative types endless opportunities to create a big show with lots of tricks and there is always an audience for that. Our week begins on Thursday as the Moon in Cancer fills in the Cardinal Grand Cross. People feel pressured but the moon moves quickly so the influence is fleeting and can … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – Elsa P. – Faring Well Under The Full Moon In Capricorn And Beyond‏

ELSA P. - Planetary Positions to Guide... The Moon becomes full in Capricorn on Friday morning, just after midnight in the US. Full moons are always dramatic. Just glance at one and you'll have confirmation of that. Feelings are highlighted under a full moon and events taking place under the full moon carry its emotional energy. People talk more when the moon is full. They fall in love, they fall out of love. They may get drunk and howl at the moon, I've seen that more than once. The … [Read more...]

Elsa P. – The last official week of the Cardinal grand cross

ELSA P. - Planetary Positions to Guide... Great news! This is the last official week of the Cardinal grand cross. In scanning the charts to write this week's letter, a pattern emerged that I thought was pretty cool. I will outline this pattern to help you navigate the week. First, expect to run into limitations all week long. It's like operating in a box. That's what a grand cross is. If you look at chart with a grand cross in it, you can see a box which is also called a "grand square". When … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – ‘Cardinal Grand Cross, Fantasy And Brains As An Aphrodisiac‏’

The cardinal grand cross dominates this intense, interesting and intricate week. The cross will create a stressful, pressured atmosphere that will be sustained all week. Luckily, the rest of the planets are very active so they'll be plenty of distractions outside of the monotony of the grand cross. In fact, you can think of the grand cross as being like a weather forecast for a blistering heat wave occurring during a week-long cruise. It may be hot all week, but there many activities … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – Major Turning Point: From Venom To Big Ideas‏

  You may be stressed on Thursday thanks to harsh aspects to the Virgo Moon. The day is specifically set up so that worriers will worry but you can transcend the problem by realizing whatever you're concerned about is not that much worse than it was the day before or will be the day after. Based on this, there is no need to feed feelings of anguish today. It's unproductive and you're almost guaranteed to feel differently within 24 hours so why suffer? Friday and Saturday, the Moon … [Read more...]

Celebrate this Winter Solstice! (December 21, 2010)

      A Celebration of Women sends our blessings to all the Women of our World this Winter Solstice of 2010.     December 21, 2010     The Winter Solstice represents an actual astronomical event unlike superstition driven celebrations that occur only in religious imagination. The exact day of the winter solstice marks the end of autumn, just one point along the orbital path of earth. The energy of the sun and the fertile earth, along with the over 4.5 billion winter solstices that have … [Read more...]

ELSA P. – Planetary Positions to Guide: ‘The weekend is dominated by communications..;

  Happy Thanksgiving!   For those who celebrate the holiday, expect more than the usual clashing and clanging of pans and people, 'round home but this does not mean there is not a good time to be had. If you're cooking, keep a closer eye than usual on the food as things can easily be scorched. This is due the Mars Mercury conjunction which speeds up the clock. Black Friday looks upbeat and happy for all except the most egregious control freaks among us. Whether you go out and shop, stay home … [Read more...]

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