This was originally posted in January 2019 but has been updated to reflect the availability of her birth time. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was recently elected to the US House of Representatives from the 14th District of New York – the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress. Not only that, she is in the middle of her first Saturn Return.
The Saturn Return happens to each of us every 28-30 years when Saturn, traveling through its orbit around the Sun, returns to the degree of the sign that it holds in our natal astrological chart. Because Saturn represents the virtues of hard work and achievement as well as the distress of tests and challenges, the Saturn Return is an important time and one in which we are often tested with experiences that may feel outside of our control. But the Saturn Return can also be a time of great achievement and growth. This is the period during which we realize that we have to grow up and start adulting, and this process is more comfortable for some than for others. Some individuals find this too difficult, flaming out in their careers and shifting to another path, while some begin to achieve success during this time.
Recently I wrote about this crop of Saturn Return people who were born during the early 1990s when Uranus, Saturn and Neptune were all conjunct in Capricorn. Here is an important takeaway from that article:
These periods can be very difficult, but for Saturn/Capricorn people they have the potential to be life changing in highly beneficial ways. Many of the Capricorn stellium people, with the dreamy genius of Uranus/Neptune in their charts, have had difficulty coming to terms with the duality in their personalities between the creative inspiration of […]