Thursday, 31 December 2009

Another Year Ends...

Although that of course depends on your beliefs, as for some the year ends at All Hallows eve, for others the Winter Solstice and of course there are those who celebrate the Lunar New Year - the Chinese New Year, the Korean New year, the Cambodian New year...

But millions of people acknowledge that today - the 31st December - is the end of the year, so I will work with that collective conscience today.

We end the year with a Full Moon in Cancer at 19.13 GMT . There will be a partial lunar eclipse then as well (hard to see, but visible from Africa, Europe, Asia and Australasia). This is the second Full Moon in December, so it is a Blue Moon and far more intense and potent that usual.

Take some time tonight to reflect on the progress you have made in your life in 2009, and then think about the year ahead, your goals and dreams, and then declare your intent. See it happening, believe it and let go of doubt.

This Cancerian water Moon will illuminate all those things we hold dear in our lives, and will help us to reflect on what is truly important for each of us.

This Blue Moon will help us to finally let go of fear and to embrace hope as we move into the New Year.

Before I finish, I want to say a huge thank you for your support over the last year, it means a great deal to me.

I hope that each of you have a bright, blessed and joyful 2010.


Saturday, 26 December 2009

Mercury Does It Again...

Today, Mercury moves retrograde. This will be the fourth and final retrograde phase of Mercury in 2009 – and we end the year with this little planet spinning backwards creating all sorts of thoughts and ideas within each of us.

This year, Mercury has given each of us an opportunity to focus on our thoughts, and in particular to explore how we think. It is all too natural for most of us to think in terms of negatives - ‘I can’t’, ‘yeah, but’, ‘life is hard’, ‘nothing is easy’, ‘I am fat/skinny/poor’ etc.

The irony is that these thoughts of lack create more of the same in our lives. Like attracts like, so by thinking in a negative or restrictive way, creates that dynamic in our lives and keeps it there. So, in some ways this is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Of course, changing the thinking to something more positive is not always that easy. When life is hard, it can be hard to see above the parapet and even contemplate a thought process that can start to change the dynamic. Yet, until we start to think more creatively, it is often the case that we cannot change the dynamic.

So in some ways, we are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea. Of course, there are many books and teachers around the world inspiring us to think positively, to affirm and to create the lives we dream of.

My own beliefs do not take me quite that far, as I prefer a little humility – so for me, I would not ask for a beach side house, a luxury car, or a million pounds in the bank (but if I got them, I would be ever so grateful!), but I would simply ask to be provided for, to have my needs met and to have room in my life to be creative and help people. I guess that comes down to personal choice though.

Retrograde phases of any planet internalises its energy; and by taking it within we can start to understand ourselves better. We have had the opportunity this year to be true to ourselves, and to start thinking in terms of abundance, joy, love and harmony.

Individually we can bring this into our own lives, but collectively we can make more of a global impact as well. The recession has forced many of us to look at our materialism and over-consumption, and also to why we need so much ‘stuff’ – for many the answer to this is simple, stuff fills the void. But we can fill the void with the simpler things in life, those things that are free and Universal in origin – love, joy etc.

Mercury wants us to find fulfilment from within – to think about our lives, the world, and the way in which we live. Mercury wants us to see that ‘having it all’, and keeping up with consumerist trends is really not that fulfilling. Buying a new TV just because it’s the latest version, even when the old one is perfectly functional does not give us lasting joy. That joy comes from within, and it is now up to each of us to find it, experience it and to spread the word.

Mercury Retrograde can cause chaos with communications, contracts and other administrative issues – but try not to get too wrapped up in these – try to see the bigger picture instead. In any challenge or obstacle, look for a positive. Find things to be grateful for everyday.

Mercury goes retrograde a lot, so we should all be used to the little games that he plays, yet at the same time we are often thrown into a state of disarray when things don’t go quite as planned. Calm down, and breathe deeply.

There is a strong need to be both pragmatic and philosophical over the next few weeks. Maybe, just maybe Mercury is being our best friend by causing well-timed delays to allow us a little more thinking time?

Try to see the positive. And by taking a more philosophical approach to obstacles and hiccups, hopefully we can each reach the end of this retrograde phase stronger than ever before…

Friday, 25 December 2009

Getting Into The Christmas Spirit...

...And no, I don’t mean the whiskey (that’s for Santa!).

I always like to take a little time out to write on Christmas morning. It is quiet energetically as so many people are either in bed, opening presents with the family, in spiritual contemplation, at Church, or drinking and partying (and not necessarily in that order...).

I like to take the time to meditate and send out healing to all those individuals who – for whatever reason – are alone, sad, in pain or in need of love. I also like to cross spiritual boundaries, and offer healing to those who do not celebrate Christmas.

For many people, Christmas is all about expensive presents, over-indulging and family arguments. For others, it is a truly religious day, a celebration. There are many though who will spend this day alone, without any contact with the outside world, without a conversation, without a friendly smile - some have no home, no family, and no place to go. For others, today is a day of work - for armed services, doctors, nurses, police, firemen, care workers etc - they will spend at least some of this day away from family and friends, away from the celebrations.

Christmas in the modern world is very commercialised and I wonder if the true meaning of Christmas even floats into many people’s consciousness. How many of us reach out to an elderly neighbour living alone? How many of us take some time to contact those we know to be alone or sad? How many of us say a prayer for those who are away from their families – the armed forces, the homeless etc.

I celebrate Christmas with my family, and each year that family gets bigger and bigger – as well as various random elderly neighbours who live alone coming along, we now also do a ‘meals on wheels’ Christmas dinner for an elderly chap who is almost blind. For me, this is what Christmas is about. I guess it just seems natural to reach out to others.

Of course, not everyone wants to be with others at Christmas, but to at least try makes such a difference. To see a smile on someone’s face and to know that you might have contributed (at least in part to that smile) is a wonderful Christmas present.

So, my wish as always:

All I want for Christmas is for everyone's hearts to be filled with love and joy, and this is my way of sending out healing thoughts to everyone, to acknowledge those who are often forgotten, and to ask that we all come together to celebrate the true Spirit of Christmas - love.

Monday, 21 December 2009

And The Wheel Turns...

Today is the winter solstice – midwinter – the shortest day and longest night. The winter solstice marks the return of the Sun and is a festival of rebirth. The winter solstice occurs when the Sun enters Capricorn.

Yule actually means wheel in Norwegian and ancient traditions believed that the wheel of the year briefly stops turning at the Solstice (translates as sun stands still). So this marks a time to stop, and look backwards in inner reflection and to look forwards to a new active season or phase. The Sun’s returning power brings increased daylight, growth and activity.

The outer Sarsen stones at Stonehenge and New Grange are both aligned for the winter solstice – it is a special and powerful day.

Today is the day for rebirth and new beginnings. Today gives us a chance to reaffirm what we are now ready to bring into our lives.

Although now is the time to conserve energy, we need to do this to prepare for the new burst of activity and life in the Spring. New ideas are now beginning to manifest, and during meditation we can bring through wisdom, knowledge and give birth to new visions.

We have the chance for deep inner reflection today as well as the opportunity to stir deep feelings and ambitions and to start bringing them to life. The Sun is our life spark, and like the Sun in the sky, we have reached a moment to pause and reflect before bursting forth again over the coming months.

Be open to dreams and meditations, it is time to trust our intuition and to let the power of our intent grow and build.

Today gives each of us the chance to tap into the magical energies and to listen to our deepest whisperings of what to expect over the coming year.

Today we honour the Sun and give thanks that the Sun is reborn. Today we honour our souls and give thanks than our life sparks are reborn and re-ignited. Now is the time to truly let go and embrace change.

We are now letting go of all those things that no longer serve us, and now is the time to let go and feel the power of the Universe, to be embraced in the arms of the Divine and to trust in this process. Now is the time to take a leap of faith into the darkness, into the unknown, to boldly go where we have never gone before. Now is the time to let our souls be reborn, to feel the joy and the power within, and to be open to the path ahead.

The power of intent grows stronger, and we need to believe in the changes that we seek in life. We need to believe that abundance, happiness and joy can be ours – for they already are. Keep this intent growing and building, there is no room for doubt, have faith.

Remember that each of us are Divine individuals with Divine gifts, and we should each embrace our potential and let the world see us shine. We are all shining lights, and today we honour the rebirth of the Sun both in the Sky and within us all.

Saturday, 19 December 2009

The Warrior Goes Within

Mars, the warrior moves direct on the 20th December. Mars is one of those planets that many people do not really know how to handle. This feisty, fiery warrior is often associated with war, anger, destruction, the ego, aggression and desire (or our animal instincts).

Of course, these are all traits which we can see in Mars, but it is important to see beyond the stereotype towards the Universal Warrior that Mars actually is. Mars stands up and defends those in need; he is the force of self-preservation and the freedom of Spirit.

Mars is not afraid to stand up for what he believes, and he stands proudly in his power and his Truth. Yes, Mars is connected to the expression of anger, but to the positive expression of anger – assertiveness, personal empowerment and the ability to say ‘No!. This can be particularly challenging for many of us, in particular women, due to the stereotypical notion that women should not show their strength in this way (although this is slowly fading, it does still exist).

Mars is not about randomly wielding that sword in anger, or throwing our power around without thought though, and this is where the confusion lies for a great many people. Mars is strong, powerful and a force to be reckoned with; and yes, he can be fearsome and destructive. But when used in a positive way, he can be incredibly creative, helping us to express ourselves and our individuality.

Mars gives us the ability to know what we want and to give us the strength and courage to do what is necessary to get it – it comes down to personal and moral choice as to whether we use honest or underhand means...but of course we should always bear in mind that karma judges all of our choices...

Whatever we desire from life, Mars ensures that we stand some chance of getting it. He is the fire in our bellies when dreams emerge; he is the creative force that allows us to move outside of the box and to take a chance.

Mars is currently in the fire sign of Leo, and fire represents creative power – the power of the imagination. Fire is the desire for life, and through our imagination, takes us to a world full of possibilities and potential.

Leo adds such extra rocket fuel to Mars’ fire now, and the effect of this red planet moving retrograde will allow each of us over the coming weeks to move within and to re-connect to the power that resides there.

In addition, this is a time for introspection and for re-evaluating our directions or paths in life. It is important to be clear about the path ahead, for when Mars moves direct in March, we can expect to be propelled forwards like a jet-propelled rocket. So we had each better be clear about where we are heading (and why), to avoid running around like headless chickens in a panic.

Now is the time to think about how we stand in our power and Truth, and how much of our power we give away to others (freely or otherwise). Balance is the key – remember we should always keep at least some for ourselves. This is not about being selfish, but without self-preservation we are unable to help anyone.

Mars wants us to explore our true identities and to free the power within. This surfaces in several ways: through the positive express of healthy and justifiable anger to release pain and anguish, and secondly to believe in ourselves and our gifts, and to have the courage of our convictions and reach for our dreams...

Sunday, 13 December 2009

Doing The Cosmic Boogie Woogie...

Strange heading I know, but it seemed to fit with the inherent madness in the air at the moment. There seem to be a few reasons for this.

Firstly, we are betwixt two Full Moons this month – the second one (a blue moon) is on New Year’s Eve with a Lunar Eclipse to spice things up. Whilst the eclipse is not likely to be a visual spectacular, its presence will most certainly be felt. This in-between time feels very emotional and overwhelming.

The Full Moon on the 31st is in Cancer, which explains the whirlpool of emotions and the feelings of vulnerability – a sense that our most deepest fears are surfacing now for each of us to see (and everyone else for that matter). I was once told about a dream where a woman was standing alone in a massive group of people and realising that whilst all around were fully clothed, she was stark naked!

This feels very much in-line with this lunar energy, as our innermost and deeply personal issues are coming in to our awareness. There is a point to this, and that is to enable us to finally let go of the fear, and embrace ourselves wholly and completely as we are. There is no room to hide anymore – we need to be upfront and open about ourselves – warts and all!

It is time to let go of shame, anger, guilt, grief and other constricting emotions – it is important to express and honour these, but it is unhealthy to cling onto them through fear or as a way of avoiding moving forwards.

Amongst the lunar emotional roller coaster, the Sacred Dance between Neptune, Chiron and Jupiter is as active as ever (hence the Cosmic Boogie Woogie!) and this is stirring up a great - almost overwhelming - sense of healing on a deep and quite profound level.

These three planets have been dancing around one another for most of this year, and this has brought up a great many issues for each of us to face and overcome. Yet on a deeper level, we end the year feeling closer to Spirit and more aware of both our personal and collective destinies. There has been a shift in awareness, and a great many of us are now more confident about our paths ahead.

There is a sense of hope and joy that the wheel of the year will soon turn again at the Winter Solstice, bringing more Light into all of our lives. Celebrate the Solstice, and honour the Sun and life giver. Honour that Light that shines within us all, and let it shine brightly.

Just before the Solstice, Mars moves retrograde and this will focus our attentions within, to find the strength and power that resides there. Mars wants us to stand on our own two feet, and to have the courage of our convictions, and to follow our dreams...

So, there is a lot going on! Remember though, that this is a time to be empowered, a time to have faith and confidence in our gifts and in our Selves, and, maybe most importantly, a time to have Faith and trust in the Divine...

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

November Horoscopes - Archive...


November is a month for clarity for Aries. There is a strong sense that you have been living in something of an emotional fog over recent weeks, and this has prevented you from being your usual dynamic, forthright self. In some ways, it has been hard for you to see even an outline of your path ahead, let alone find some key landmarks to guide you. Yet, at the same time, this mist has allowed you to spend some time focused within building a stronger and better relationship with yourself.

The good news is that this fog looks set to clear early in November, enabling you to see the path ahead with 20/20 vision. Don’t take this for granted though, as you need to keep your eye on the ball in order to get yourself fully back into the driving seat of your life once again.

There is a need to let go of past fears now, particularly in connection to your relationships with others. You need to start believing in yourself again, and letting go of the caution that has been holding you back. The key here is in loving yourself more, thereby allowing you to develop a clear and open dialogue with those close to you. Don’t throw caution to the wind, but have some belief that life can pan out in line with your hopes and dreams…


Recent weeks have seen you once again doubting your gifts and talents. You seem to feel that you haven’t ‘got what it takes’, yet there is no obvious source of these doubts. The harder you look, the more confused you have become. Well, it should come as no surprise, that the source of this confusion is you – yes, you are the only one who doubts your gifts and potential. Those close to you, have known for sometime that you are a shining light with so much to offer, but your deep fears of stepping into the unknown have led to self-negating thoughts which you need to let go of now.

November is your chance to prove to yourself that you absolutely do have what it takes. You are an amazing individual – no time for false modesty now, so just own it. It is you, you are it. No escaping that fact. So, instead of beating yourself up with thoughts that you are not good enough change your inner dialogue to something far more positive and dynamic. This is an important and pivotal time in your life, so don’t sit back and let it pass you by.

Also this month, there is a distinct possibility or even probability that someone close turns out to be a wolf in sheep’s clothing. You may feel hurt or let down, but whatever you do, don’t let it get in your way.


You have been all too aware of the change and transformation occurring in your life over recent weeks and months. The trouble is that because you are naturally inquisitive and a deep thinker, you have spent a lot of time pondering the reasons for the change, rather than experiencing them! The result is that you might feel like a fish out of water for a while in November as this change starts to externalise and flow out into all areas of your life.

This is not something to panic about, but now you know that this is likely to happen, you can go with it rather than try to philosophise or rationalise it. There is a lesson in all of this, and that is to ‘do’ more and think a little less. You do have a tendency to allow your brain (logic) to override your feelings and emotions; but sometimes, you just have to be in the midst of feelings and emotions and experience them for what they are, just go with them and accept them. To stop and think about them gets in the way of the process…

On a vocational level, a new opportunity is likely to come your way from a very unexpected and somewhat unusual source. Try to keep an open mind, and remember to feel, as well as think, your way to a solution.


You have been feeling a strong sense of burden over recent weeks, a feeling that one area of your life in particular is weighing you down, and holding you back. There is almost a sense of you feeling hemmed in and trapped, and this has caused you to re-build your fortress and retreat back into the safe haven of your inner landscape. Of course, you need to keep yourself safe, but are things truly as difficult as you perceive them to be? Maybe you feel burdened by the effects of you steering clear of challenges, as you doubt your ability to handle them?

Maybe then, by standing your ground and keeping your head above the parapet, you might come to realise that you are in fact neither hemmed in or trapped, but just a stone’s throw away from turning this ‘burden’ into an opportunity of a lifetime? It is about perception – how you see your life this month holds the key to how you move forwards on your path ahead. See opportunity or challenge, the choice, as they say, is yours…

This is not meant to sound flippant, but it is meant to inspire and encourage you to step out of your safe little haven in order to realise that the world does not have to be as threatening as you fear it to be. Don’t you owe it to yourself to try?


You love nothing better than to be at the very epicentre of your world, to see those close to you in your orbit, never straying too far, but always present to see you shine. Those souls who live with Leo folk know that there is nothing malicious about this way of life; it is just a fact of being a Leo! However, over recent weeks you have started to feel that someone else has stepped in to pull away your loyal subjects into another orbit away from you. It is almost akin to someone pulling the rug out from beneath you, and whilst you are trying to resist it, you can’t help but feel betrayed.

However, stop for a moment and think about the situation rationally. This isn’t betrayal or disloyalty, or anything else sinister for that matter. You have failed to notice that you have withdrawn a little over recent weeks and this has focused your light within. This has been an important time for inner work and rejuvenation for nearly everyone, and so whilst you have been working on yourself, so have those around you. Their attention has not been stolen away, but simply re-directed during this important time of change. As November progresses, you will begin to feel back at the epicentre of your world again, and your fan club of patient and understanding loved ones and friends will be back to watch you shine once again!


You would be forgiven for thinking that you have inadvertently stepped into someone else’s shoes recently, as life has felt strange and somewhat unfamiliar. Be assured though, that this is your life, it’s just that you have been so busy lately, you have failed to notice some fairly major changes that have taken place. There is nothing to panic about, for it seems that the heavens are watching over you. However, you do need to ask yourself how it can be that you are so busy that you could have allowed one of the most important periods of change in your life to pass you by?

Maybe you need to re-think your life and path ahead this month, in order to give yourself time to enjoy your hard work, and to be able to enjoy the ride? It’s not all about the final destination you know. So try to re-structure your life to your advantage and see that there is more to life than work, work and work. You may be dedicated, but you owe it to yourself and to those close to you to completely let go from time to time. In addition, it is only in those ‘quieter’ moments that you can truly connect to yourself, your soul and your deeper needs – so spend some time listening to yourself. You might just surprise yourself by what you hear…


November is a pivotal month of change for Libra, and there is a strong sense of a major life change, one that will impact your life for many years to come – if not forever. This is not something to fear, but to embrace for you have been hovering at the edge of this life change for many many months, and now is your chance to either have faith and jump, or to stay paralysed in fear and walk away.

The key to seeing your way through this challenge is to listen to your instincts – this is often hard for Libra as the scales often swing up and down to the point of complete indecision, but go within and you will see that the terrain there is much calmer. Listen to your deeper self, and be guided by this – for you know what to do…

After this, everything else seems to pale into insignificance, but on a lighter note there is a strong sense of indulgence, pampering and emotional release as November progresses. It is a month to use your creativity to generate abundance – particularly of the financial kind. You will come to realise that the major life change mentioned earlier will open up a whole new chapter of your life – a chapter of love, life, joy and success; so as you can see, your decision to have faith or have fear is greatly significant…


The past few months have seen you working hard towards the achievement of your goals. Despite all your efforts, you can’t help but feel like you have not come as far as you had hoped and feel a little disappointed in yourself. However, we all know that you are usually your own worst critic, and bearing this in mind, it is all to clear to everyone around you just how much you have actually achieved. So rather than beating yourself up, take a moment to honestly take stock and give yourself a well-earned pat on the back.

There is a strong sense of change connected to your living or domestic situation. It is possible that a move is on the cards, but more likely is a change in the living dynamics in your home. You seem to be in need of some space of your own for quiet reflection and contemplation, a space to be creative and to develop your spirituality. You are gifted at thinking outside of the box to find solutions to problems, so even if creating that special space seems unachievable; you will find a way - you don’t often fail when you set your mind to things! This special place is something that you need and deserve to have – you need breathing space, otherwise you may start to feel hemmed in, and become moody as a result.


Compromise is not usually a word in the Sagittarian book of possibilities. You need space, freedom and independence in your life to thrive and grow, and restriction or compromise is akin to putting a cage around you to entrap you and stop you from flying. However, sometimes in order to achieve a particular dream, something else has to give a little. You may well be one of the lucky ones in life who can ‘have your cake and eat it’, but this is a general trend, not a rule!

So, November is a month to take a long, hard think about your life and your priorities, and to see what needs to bend slightly in order for your plans to come together. Try not to see this as negative or unfair, simply see it as the best possible way in which to take your life into the next dimension.

A little closer to home, you may feel like someone keeps moving into your personal space whether you want them to or not. Almost as though they don’t recognise the need to keep a respectable distance from others unless invited to get closer. You may need to re-establish your personal boundaries, but stand your ground and be clear about what’s acceptable, and what’s not. Keep it light though, otherwise things could get taken out of all proportion leading to a full scale battle of wills...


You seem to be the belle/beau of the ball in November, as everyone wants to be a part of your ‘inner sphere’ of friends. You are full of the social charms and graces, and as a result your sphere of friends is reaching out into un-chartered territory. This is not something to be fearful of, quite the opposite in fact as one of your new contacts looks set to open a doorway of opportunity for you that will have far reaching positive consequences in your life. The best advice is to keep an open mind.

Your perception of wealth and abundance has been on a rocky road over the past few months (years even). You are not one to be ostentatious, but at the same time you have a strong need to appear financially stable even when things are not quite so good in reality. However, it seems that your desire to keep up appearances will be matched by your bank balance this month if you play your cards right and think before you act when it comes to making any major decisions. At the same time, you will start to realise that there is more to life than appearances, and as long as you are happy it doesn’t matter if you drive a Bentley or a beaten up old banger. Designer clothes say nothing about a person’s true nature…


Your year of change and growth continues with Neptune moving direct in your sign on the 4th. This is the final part of the jigsaw coming together to help launch you into the next phase of your life. You have spent many months preparing yourself, clarifying your dreams and focusing your mind. It’s even possible that by now, you have taken the first few steps on your path ahead. November has the effect of someone finally switching on the light; all the pieces come together as you can see the whole. You will finally feel able to have the confidence and self-belief to follow your heart and your dreams towards pastures new…

It seems that luck and fortune are on your side, as you seem to be in just the right place at just the right time when exactly the right person or opportunity comes along. You may start to feel overwhelmed with choices, but don’t just sit back and hope that clarity will find you and, at that moment, the right opportunity will be sat at your feet; you need to explore and experiment, to test the water and find out what’s important and what’s not. This is the time to let go of both the inessential and the things that no longer serve you, so that you can focus your energies into achieving your dreams. Exciting times…


November is a month to leave the past behind you as you start to focus on the present, and the future. There is a strong sense recently, that you have found yourself stuck in the same old repeating patterns of self-sacrifice when it comes to your own dreams and needs, and whilst you are more aware of this, it is still so hard for you to say ‘No!’ and to assert your own wishes. This is not to say that you are lost and beyond help, far from it in fact as November sees you step out from the shadows of others and finally step into your own power.

It seems that a ‘new’ more confident you is emerging, and alongside this confidence is a well of potential and possibilities as you see your horizons expanding in all directions. There is a sense of excitement and adventure around you, as you start to believe that the world truly is your oyster, and it is only your own self-limiting beliefs that are holding you back from achieving your dreams…

Alongside all of this, your spiritual gifts seem to be growing ever stronger as you begin to realise just how special and unique your gifts are. Once you acknowledge this, you will begin to clearly see exactly how to help others and the planet. Always giving, but this time on your own terms.

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

'I am not a number, I am a free (wo)man!'

Thank you to the Prisoner for that quote...

Uranus moved direct on the 1st December. Uranus is the freedom seeking rebel fighting for individuality and Truth. Uranus is the lightning strike that breaks down barriers, and the innovator bringing new ideas and thought forms into use.

Uranus rules intuition and the 6th sense, and as we gradually become more and more aware and intuitive, we will become more interconnected with the Universal energies. So, Uranus reflects not only our innate human longing to know where we are going and why, but also our need to feel part of something bigger.

Uranus is the flash of inspiration that so often comes to us, and is the spark behind books, music, and new business ideas. In some ways we are not always conscious of these, but without them, we could not evolve or develop.

Uranus is always forward thinking, never looking back, this is why Uranus is the rebel and the revolutionary – forcing change, forcing new ideas and changing traditions.

Of course, many people find it so hard to freely express their Uranian nature, as to do so requires a great degree of detachment from taking a personal perspective. Instead we need to adopt a more collective or Universal perspective. This is quite alien to most people, and so many individuals prefer to keep their heads down and their individuality locked away. Even if we do manage to achieve a more ‘detached’ and individual approach to life then we get to see the whole picture, warts and all. Not everyone wants to even acknowledge that...!

In general though, Uranus always finds a way to seep into our lives, so ignoring this electric creative bundle of energy will serve little purpose. Change will occur – it might be hard, it might be challenging, but in order to grow and develop we need to embrace Uranus and the qualities that he brings.

Over the past few months each of us have been aware of the subtle changes going on within, which has been connected to us being more aware of our true Selves. This is down to Uranus, and he wants us to be unique, special and individual – because we are. When we can truly be our Selves, we can embrace the other Uranian qualities and allow our gifts and potential to truly flow.

On moving Direct, Uranus wants each of us to let our true colour and individuality shine. It is important to acknowledge our gifts and Truth, and to not be afraid to step out from the shadows for all to see.

Of course, freedom of speech and expression is not exclusively available around the world. In the West we often take for granted the ability to express our Truth, but there are many souls around the world (and some in the West) where such freedom is still not possible. But Uranus is the freedom fighter and will continue to fight for justice, free speech and freedom of expression.

Remember that in many ways Uranus is the planet of infinite possibilities, one person can create a chain reaction of change, one person can set in motion a new thought or idea that can literally send shock waves of new thought or changed behaviour around the world. It is only be embracing Uranus that these flashes of genius and insight can flow...

So for those of us who can be free, feel blessed for this and grab your individuality with both hands. It is time to take that leap of faith...