Update on the Fall Reading

Dear Friend and Client:

This year’s fall reading focuses on Venus retrograde in Scorpio and Libra. I pick up the story from the end of Mars retrograde, connect the two events with the Venus-Mars square of Oct. 10.

In this chart, for Venus square Mars, there are many planets in Scorpio — Mercury, Venus, the Moon, the Vertex and Jupiter.

This is an astrology study in gender identity, and also in the relationships between women and men, in our fraught moment of history. Yet in the square relationship between Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Aquarius, there is an description of the introspective nature of this whole process.

Though it is being dramatized in the news and on the internet, the matter of how you feel inwardly is, by definition, deeply personal. Borrowing a turn of phrase from Sir Elton, we can’t fight one another out in the streets to find out who’s right and who’s wrong.

The structure of the central chart for this reading (Venus square Mars on Oct. 10) describes how our inner state manifests outwardly. The chart seems to ask: what is your concept of what it means to be a woman, and what do you think a woman really is? For men, this relates to their inner feminine side.

What’s so interesting is that the combined retrogrades of Venus and Mars so perfectly describe our current social milieu. This reading will focus your mind and give you room to explore these questions on your own terms.

I am planning to start delivering signs early next week. You can still pre-order now for the early-bird price of $88 for all 12 signs. The reading will top off at $111 for all 12 signs; individual signs will go on sale Sunday night.

Thank you for being a Planet Waves customer, and for trusting me as your astrologer.

With love,