Mars & Mercury New Cycles, Uranus in the Mix & some Wimbledon Synastry (Horoscopes: Calvin Coolidge, Amanda Gorman, Nick Kyrgios, Stefanos Tsitsipas)

Calvin Coolidge (b 4 July 1872) was a staunch supporter of racial equality and women’s rights. Maybe someone should remind The Supreme Court of this fact. I nominate Amanda Gorman for the job … in her powerful poem delivered in her now trademark punchy, “listen to me” style she echoes everything I said last week about power, control and patriarchy. She is Lilith and Pallas come to life, with her 1st House Lilith and Pallas conjunct her Descendant.

2022 Retrograde Cycles, New Moon in Cancer, Pallas & Lilith (Horoscopes: the USA, the Supreme Court announcement, Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

The relevance of Lilith at the moment is that she’s in Cancer and will be conjunct this week’s New Moon. In terms of meaning what we need to know is that Lilith is the she-demon, Adam’s first wife, banished from the Garden of Eden for not complying with and obeying her husband. In astrology Dark Moon Lilith symbolizes feminine rebellion, unrepressed sexuality and the refusal to take the subservient role.

The Summer Solstice, Venus back in Circulation & 2023 Summer School Schedule

So the Summer Solstice is the Longest Day and the turning point to start the journey towards the Winter Solstice, the Shortest Day. This is possibly the closest the Sun ever gets to any kind of retrograde symbolism. In terms of the as above, so below principle pay close attention to any kind of turning point of your own and also find some stillness.

Mercury back up to Speed, Full Moon in Sag with Sun/Venus messages

Mercury at his best – dignified in his own sign of quick and versatile Gemini, travelling towards lucky Jupiter and coming out of shadow – which in turn means that Mercury is now back up to full speed. Look out for an issue in your own life coming back to full speed and/or this time being for real. Great picture for making the right decisions and for getting things moving in the right direction.