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Starward 08 August 2013

Elements & Qualities in Astrology – Water

Fourth in a Series of Seven
Shared by Duffy McCoy

Two of the many fascinating layers of astrology are elements & qualities. The elements are Fire (Aries, Leo, & Sagittarius), Earth Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn), Air (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius) & Water (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces). Cardinal (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn), Fixed (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius) & Mutable (Gemini, Virgo, ELEMENTS & QUALITIES IN ASTROLOGY ~ WATER Sagittarius, Pisces) are the qualities. Balance is a place we all seek, but what do you do if you have more water signs than any other element or you have no Earth. This is the third in a series of seven articles that will assist you in reaching your balance point.


This is perhaps my favorite element to bring into your life. Or maybe for me it is just the easiest. I am a Fire sign (with a water moon) and my husband is a water sign. He used to say he could put my fire out. I would tell him not out, just to a smolder! I like to spend time at the beach to bring the flames down. Anyone with heavy water should spend at least 20 minutes a week near live water. Live water is water you would go into!

You can wear water colors, blues -azure, baby blue, cobalt, electric, indigo, midnight sapphire or Tiffany blue. You can also add them as accents in your home. Do you currently have a fountain in your home or yard? What about an aquarium. I used to find it very soothing to watch the fish just going with the flow. Perhaps that is a change in your behavior you could do to add water to your life. Eating juicy fruits and vegetables (watermelon, cucumber strawberries peaches are just a few) and don’t forget to drink your water. And then there is the ever wonderful bath. Adding whatever will make it a calming and relaxing experience.

But what if you have too much water? Are you running all over the people in your life? Pushing until you are contained? Fire can be added but be careful not to add too much, remember we want balance. Containers can be added as a decorative accent around your house so that you know when you look at them you are containing your abundance of water. What about doing Hot Yoga? This is fire (heat) and water (sweat). Look for earth and air people to hang out with for compatibility.

Special Points of Interest:

August – T - Square Jupiter & Pluto

August 6 New Moon @ 5:51 pm

August 12 No exact aspects

August 20 Full Moon @ 9:45 pm

What is Happening August 27th?

Mercury sextile Jupiter 5:45 am focus is on mental concentration, preoccupation with more serious side of life. Brings opportunities for achieving success in connection with writing, education, transportation, and communications as a result of prudent forethought and careful attention to detail; increasing knowledge through deep and prolonged study (meditation can also be a good way to tune in.)

Venus (13 Libra 17) squares Jupiter (13 Cancer 17) at 5:53 pm further energizing the T-square now a Grand Cross – including Uranus (12 Aries) and Pluto (9 Capricorn) adding the wisdom of the Divine Feminine in creating the new forms of family, community and social structures that recognize the importance of conscious relationship with all life, including the Earth.

The waning Moon is passing 5.8 degrees S of Pleiades (29 Taurus) at 4:08 pm illuminating the Pleiadian Stargate or access point to other dimensions, and where energies from other dimensions can come through and the Moon is a transmitter transmitting these energies to the Earth. If you are up early you will see the waning crescent approaching the Pleiades.

August 27 @ 7 pm - Coleman Smith & Mary Cox

Now that I have my chart, How do I read it?

This month Mary Cox and Coleman Smith will be discussing chart interpretation. Bring your natal chart. We will cover key areas including the House positions and aspects will be covered. NOTE: If you need a Natal Chart we will make you one.

September 24 @7 p.m. Kathy Minton

Do Program:

An article in "Dell Horoscope" about using the Appomatox chart instead of the four commonly used for July 4, 1776. The Declaration Chart, dated July 4th, 1776, is the most powerful chart we have for America. How does this popular USA astrology chart function?

Chiron reminds us that only through recognizing and accepting our inner wounds can we find true healing ~ Lisa Tenzin-Dolma