Starcodes April 5, 2024

Astrological April roars in like us swirling spring storm full of conflicting winds and fertile possibilities. The headwinds come from the headstrong initiatory energy of Sun, Venus, and retrograde Mercury in audacious Aries which keep the pot stirred and conflicts swirling. Anything could happen. These planets also loan us bravery to handle extremes but we have to add the wisdom.

Mercury retrograde in Aries brings a paradox, it nudges us to rush ahead but directs us backwards or into a vortex. But this Mercury also asks good questions, it wants us to reevaluate what’s important, where we’re really going and what we truly want. It can make us rebellious against dysfunction but we have to search for good options ourselves.

This Mercury calls us to repair things from the past. Look for threads to cut, patterns to release, people to let go, relationships to mourn or revive. But do not dial an ex-love or go back to the past and think things will be different this time unless some major work is accomplished. Compost and move on.

It can also make transportation interesting. For the next few weeks, let’s be careful how we move our life. Be in the moment, aware of the situation rather than imagining where we’ve come or where we’re going. Be here now.

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Heather Roan Robbins is a choice-oriented astrologer and ceremonialist, author of Starcodes Oracle Deck and 4 books-with an on-line practice