September Astrology: Get Going!

Dear Friends, Writing the astro-planner for September (see below), I was reminded of all the love energy given and received during this last Leo cycle where we were called upon to accept ourselves for who we are. If we wilted under criticism, crumbled because we were without a partner or ally, or floundered because we […]

Hot Spotlight on July!

Dear Friends As the energies begin to build here for the summer, the challenge is to institute a change in your daily routine. With the New Moon just past in Cancer and the Full Moon approaching in Capricorn (July 9), we are asked to find the balance between nurturing our home selves and our work […]

Mercury Statue next to Metlife in New York City. Copyright Catherine Goshen, March 2016

Mercury: from Casual Conversation to Cogitation

The planet Mercury shows us how we think best. The ancients understood Mercury to be ‘the thinking soul’ while 17th century master astrologer William Lilly saw it to represent thought as ‘awareness’. Thought, perception, communication… Mercury reflects our mindset and entire thinking apparatus including our nervous system, which binds the brain to the body. Traditionally […]