Saturn and Pluto conjunct South Node: The day of reckoning
(Bloom County Comic) Accounting for misdeeds comes in all shapes and sizes. I accidentally stepped on my cat’s tail and have to beg for forgiveness. You say something insensitive to a friend and apologize for that misdeed. But this year we have seen the exposure of some enormous misdeeds and the need for the accounting to set the scales of justice in order.
Ever since March 2019 either Saturn or Pluto, and sometimes both planets, conjoined the South or descending lunar node. The Nodes of the Moon, as many of you know, are like directional signs pointing the way from where we’ve come (South Node) to where we are headed (North Node). There is a quality of fate with the nodes; a sense that the direction of our journey is already charted and of course this is true to some extent. We can’t change our natal chart and our basic characteristics, and that North Node is always beckoning to us as a focus of personal growth. But along the way we make choices and these choices can change the course of our lives for good or for ill.
Saturn is a personal planet and operates in the personal realm, challenging us to face our responsibilities and work diligently towards our goals and often testing us in various ways to increase our emotional and physical endurance. Pluto is a transpersonal planet; its influence can be more ruthless in its pressure to create and support personal transformation. Saturn makes things hard, Pluto can break us or make us. With both of these planets pressuring the South Node of the past, it’s no wonder that there have been personal crises and revelations of a very public nature as […]