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The Venus and Mercury Retrograde Rag-Dancing in Sync

Venus Retrograde: How to Love and Let Live Venus is the goddess of love-rosy, soft, beckoning-right? Relationships: They’re all about the birds, bees and perfumed flowers-in Disney flicks. When Venus is direct, she’s the Cosmic Prom Queen at her best. However, she’s been retracing hasty steps back through impulsive Aries since 3/4. People (yes, you […]

The Language of Love: Saturn in Sagittarius

I visited Paris fresh out of high school, smitten by her unapologetic passion and confidence. All I could offer her was my clumsily accented French and youthful naivete. Her perfume lingers still, a faintly remembered pleasure. How about if we just focus on the best outcome possible concerning what has recently gone down in Paris? […]

The Bright Side of Mercury Retrograde

Virtually everyone I know starts talking about Mercury retrograde weeks before it begins. People sigh, roll their eyes, shrug their shoulders helplessly. Inevitably, someone moans,  Another Mercury retrograde-didn’t we just have one?  It’s like expecting to get the Mercury retrograde flu. The general consensus is that it’ll be one big traffic jam: appointments will be […]

Jupiter in Gemni: Lucky Synchronicities

Recently my luck started turning. I woke up feeling more alive than I had in a long time. The emotional barometric pressure had shifted. Clouds of confusion and despair (Neptune in Pisces) were finally lifting. There was undoubtedly a silver lining, but I wasn’t clear yet what it was. Most importantly, a tenuous faith (Jupiter […]

Mercury Retro Train: Comin’ Round the Bend

The Mercury retrograde train is just a station away. You’re waiting at the platform, minding your own business, expecting it to be on time. But the Mercury retrograde train is rarely on time. Expect delays, glitches and miscommunications. Like it or not, you’re gettin’ on for a 3-week stint, July 14-August 7, 2012. Once aboard, […]

Joyce Van Horn is an Evolutionary Astrologer and Life Coach. She lives in San Francisco, loves to sing to her cats, smile at strangers, and live life with wonderful irreverence.

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