Tag: Venus Retrograde

“Ask the AstroShaman” #1: Why I Use the Asteroid Goddesses; the Upside of a “Challenged” Venus

“Ask the AstroShaman” #1: Why I Use the Asteroid Goddesses; the Upside of a “Challenged” Venus

New video series! In the first 27-minute video: why I use the four asteroid goddesses, and how to empower a natal Venus who’s retrograde in Scorpio!

The other question is from a woman who’s concerned about her Venus for two reasons: it’s retrograde and in Scorpio. I respond by highlighting all the positive potentials of her natal Venus, eventually expanding to include all the wonderful ways this “challenged” Venus can express through her natal chart. Learn More »

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Venus Direct/Mercury Retrograde Mini-Forecast: Nov 16-18 2018

Venus Direct/Mercury Retrograde Mini-Forecast: Nov 16-18 2018

It’s extraordinarily rare that two personal planets change directions on the same day. But it’s happening on 11/16! I’m posting this mini-forecast to cover the astrological events on 11/16 and 11/17, including Venus turning direct and Mercury turning retrograde. That’s the best I can do at the moment, since I’m making final preparations for my 2019 forecast presentation on Friday, November 16. I hope to have the rest of November’s forecast online no later than 11/19. Stay tuned! Learn More »

November 15, 2018 | By | 1 Reply Read More
October 1-15 2018 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde

October 1-15 2018 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde

Venus turning retrograde will give us a lot to contemplate … but not act on just yet … during the first half of October. We also have a Libra New Moon with challenging aspects, a challenging Venus-Mars square, and five mostly challenging aspect patterns.

Oh dear, that’s a lot of “challenging,” isn’t it? But never fear, as always I’ll show you the high-side opportunities in every situation! Learn More »

September 30, 2018 | By | Reply Read More
April 1-15 2017 Astrology Forecast: Relationship-Transforming Full Moon

April 1-15 2017 Astrology Forecast: Relationship-Transforming Full Moon

A relationship-transforming Libra Full Moon highlights the first half of April. We also have three important planets changing direction: Mercury and Saturn turn retrograde, while Venus turns direct. We also have aspect patterns aplenty: two interlinked Fingers of God fire up, and a Cradle, T-square and Grand Cross peak. Read on to learn the best use of these and other astrological forces! Learn More »

March 27, 2017 | By | Reply Read More
March 1-15 2017 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde

March 1-15 2017 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde

Venus Retrograde begins during the first half of March, inviting reflection on relationships, money and more. 2017’s most potent Grand Cross peaks, and one of its most powerful aspects – a Jupiter-Uranus opposition – perfects. We also have a Virgo Full Moon, a rare exact Triple Conjunction, and more! Learn More »

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September 1-15 2015 Astrology Forecast: Virgo Solar Eclipse, T-squares Flare!

September 1-15 2015 Astrology Forecast: Virgo Solar Eclipse, T-squares Flare!

A Virgo solar eclipse headlines the first half of September, Venus turns direct, Jupiter tangles with Uranus, and four challenging T squares fire up within nine days! Learn More »

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July 16-31 2015 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde; Mars-Uranus-Pluto T-square

July 16-31 2015 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde; Mars-Uranus-Pluto T-square

July 16-31 features Venus turning retrograde, an intense Mars-Uranus-Pluto T-square, an Aquarius Full Moon, Uranus turning retrograde and more! Learn More »

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July 2015 Astrology Forecast Highlights: Venus Retrograde

July 2015 Astrology Forecast Highlights: Venus Retrograde

July’s astrology features Venus retrograde, Full Moons in Capricorn and Aquarius, a Cancer New Moon, and a boatload of powerful aspect patterns! Learn More »

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2013 Winter Solstice Chart: FREE MP3

2013 Winter Solstice Chart: FREE MP3

Welcome to the FREE MP3 of Benjamin’s 2013 Winter Solstice Chart interpretation. Highlights include a Mars-Uranus-Pluto T-square, Thor’s Hammer, strong angular placements and Venus turning retrograde! Learn More »

December 24, 2013 | By | Reply Read More
December 16-22 2013 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde

December 16-22 2013 Astrology Forecast: Venus Retrograde

Venus turns retrograde, the Winter Solstice occurs as the Sun enters Capricorn, a Gemini Full Moon encourages communication contemplation, Uranus turns direct, two T-squares radiate intensity and challenge for growth, and much more! Learn More »

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