Saturn sextile Pluto

Pisces Full Moon, September 2013: Magic and Mundane come into balance

The Moon is full in Pisces on September 19th.  In the Full Moon the solar conscious principle is subsumed by the lunar instincts, and the light of the Moon is at its most powerful.  The Pisces Moon has the potential to take us more deeply into the inner reaches of our own hearts than ever before while the Virgo Sun demands that we find a way to root the mystical experience into a practical reality. Virgo and Pisces are in opposition (180 degrees) to each other.  The signs that are opposite each other are polarities – they are two sides of one coin.  Each has what the other lacks, and if we are able to find balance between them we can get off the seesaw of extremes and find greater integration.  Where Virgo is practical and grounded, Pisces is imaginative and mystical.  Pisces can have difficulty creating the order that Virgo craves, but Virgo often misses the magic that Pisces sees everywhere. In the Full Moon the lunar influence is more powerful, and in this Full Moon Pisces acts as a siren call to open the heart and allow magic to spill out and surround us with grace and beneficence.

In the chart of this Full Moon, Mercury (regulating the mind and the way we communicate) is in an exact square (challenging aspect) to Jupiter (expansion, confidence and growth).  Since Jupiter is the traditional ruler of Pisces there is strong desire to expand and reach beyond the boundaries of the physical world. We can be more confident under this aspect but there is also the potential for self-righteousness and arrogance regarding our own opinions. With harmonious the sextile from Saturn to Pluto culminating just after the Full Moon the psycho-spiritual […]

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By |2019-09-08T15:28:50-04:00September 18th, 2013|Moon|4 Comments

Skywatch for December posted and musings on the Solstice and 2012

Better late than never!  The complete article can be found here and here is the introduction with thoughts on the Solstice and 2012:

INTRODUCTION: WINTER SOLSTICE 2012 AND THE MAYAN CALENDAR

For quite a few years now there has been a great deal of discussion of December 21, 2012 as the end of the Mayan calendar. There is some debate about whether this is the actual date of the calendar as you will see in these articles. I personally believe, however, that the idea of the end of the world, or the end of the earthly paradigm upon which we build our lives, would not have taken hold had there not been an energy of change that is palpable and impossible to deny.

When Pluto entered Capricorn in 2008 after 23 years in Sagittarius it began to break down (Pluto) the structures of our worldly existence (Capricorn) that were corrupt and decaying. Economic systems, centers of power – until Pluto leaves Capricorn in 2023 we will see continued breakdown of infrastructure and the underpinnings of our world which no longer fit with the expanding paradigm of human existence.

Between 2008 and this year there have been a series of planetary connections that have fostered tremendous inner change (Chiron/Neptune conjunction) and outer transformation (the cardinal alignments and the ongoing square between Uranus and Pluto). You don’t have to be an astrologer to see that the world is changing and will never again be the same.

Personally, I am skeptical of the claim that the Mayan calendar ends in 2012. Mayan elders say that this is very like saying our calendar ends on December 31st. But this iconic event has become the symbol of the transformation that is taking place and for that reason it is important.

The Winter […]

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By |2019-11-10T20:01:53-05:00December 9th, 2012|Astrology|1 Comment
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