Saturn Retrograde May 10, 2020 - September 28, 2020: Saturn Retrograde awakens the skeletons in our closet. We are confronted by the perceived mistakes of our past. The people we have wronged. The "correct" paths we did not follow. Our limitations are challenged, especially as the feelings of powerlessness in our current environment is almost inevitable. With Saturn being in retrograde nearly 1/3 of the year (every year), it is not a "dramatic" planet and, for most, is practically unnoticed. Saturn Retrograde forces us to accept imperfection and allows us to color outside the lines—an excellent time for deep self-reflection and the release of societal structure. The (temporary) death of perfectionism.
The Moon is of crucial importance for the Old World Witch. The phases of the Moon and its cycle impact the potency of the spellwork and its successes.
Three or four times every year, we experience the illusion of the planet Mercury traveling backward, which is called Mercury Retrograde. Mercury rules communication, travel, technology, and the legal system. When Mercury is in retrograde, these areas of life are at their absolute weakest point. It is the absence of Mercurial energy that is the cause of these problems.