Curious Gemini in the United States asks, “What is an example of a “harsh transit”? “ This is a good question because I use this phrase a lot, without defining it. “Harsh transit”. The answer might depend on who you ask. But when I think of “harsh”, I think of a hard edge. I think […]
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Icarus asks: “Mars will be in Gemini for a long time. How will this affect people who have this in solar return? What will differentiate?” I can see why this is confusing. I can break it down. Mars will be stuck in Gemini for seven months. This will stir the affairs of the house(s) it’s
Hi, Elsa I realized that the new moon this month will fall right on my natal pluto. I did some searching and while I found a lot of info about pluto transits, I couldn’t find anything about transits to natal pluto. I realized that I really don’t know if there is likely any difference between
I just wrapped up an email consultation with a gal who knew a lot of astrology, but also just enough to get to her in trouble. You can probably relate! Here are a couple of tips I shared with her to help her level up her chart-reading: Try not hunting every chart you see for
Hi, Elsa! If Person A’s Mercury is squaring Person B’s Mercury (considered a challenging aspect) but Person A’s Mercury is conjunct Person B’s Moon which is harmonious. Which do you give greater weight to and how do you make that determination? Curious in the United States Hi Curious. This is a great question that a
Hi Elsa, Sun vs Rising. Which is more important or are they equal? How important is reading “transits, charts, etc…” of your Rising sign, natal planets?
When considering aspects in astrology, traditionally, trines and sextiles are considered, “good”. Squares and oppositions are “bad” or “challenging”. Conjunctions are judged on a case by case basis. For example, conjunctions to Jupiter or Venus (benefic planets) are “good”. Conjunctions to Saturn or Mars (malefic planets), “bad”.