I realize that political posts can generate a great deal of animosity. I will attempt to be as unbiased as possible in my political posts and stick to the astrology, but it’s likely that some bias will slip through.
I have been writing a lot about the upcoming return of Pluto to its place in the astrological chart for the United States, and if you’re an avid consumer of astrological news you have probably read about this elsewhere as well. Planetary returns (such as the Saturn return with which you might be familiar) are important cycles of change and evolution. There are lunar returns every month, solar returns every year, Mars returns every two plus years, Saturn returns every 29 years, Uranus returns every 84 years, etc. and each type of return has a different quality and brings an emphasis on the agenda of that planet to the individual.
Because Pluto takes about 248 years to orbit the earth, humans do not experience Pluto returns. However, nations can experience a Pluto return although very few national governments last that long. The astrological chart for a nation is always a matter of hot debate among astrologers but that is a matter for another post. Despite the debate on the specifics of which chart to use for the US, there is certainly agreement that we are heading into a time when the US will experience its first Pluto return after 248 years.
Astrologers have been speculating as to what this will mean. The end of the US constitution? The breakdown of the economic system, since Pluto occupies the second house of money in the most commonly used chart for the US? Civil war? So it was particularly chilling […]