The Astrology of 2017: An Overview
Looking for a listing of all planetary events for 2017? You will find it here.
The magic of astrology operates on a variety of different levels – at the microcosmic levels the movement of the planets affect our daily lives and define the trends that mark our passage through time. Those periods where we feel like everything is difficult? A Saturn cycle. The times when everything falls out of our grasp and we are forced to start anew whether we like it or not? Blame it on Pluto.
We are also affected on a global level, especially by the dance of the slower moving outer planets. The passage of Pluto into Capricorn in 2008 marked a contraction in global thinking and economies, and the entrance of Uranus into Aries in 2010 sent a fever of revolutionary fervor around the world. The conflict between Pluto and Uranus between 2010 and 2017 has overseen political crises at a level not seen since the last Pluto/Uranus dance in the 1960s. Read more about this cycle here and here.
Uranus square Pluto, and Jupiter
The Pluto/Uranus cycle breaks down the established order of things, especially when there is weakness in the structures on which society depends. Planetary cycles don’t simply destroy for the fun of it: they tend to reveal areas of our lives where things are not working as well as they should be. Attention is required during these times so that we can determine how best to utilize these energies of great change.
Uranus and Pluto are no longer in an exact aspect, but Jupiter is interacting with each of them and acting as an intermediary to trigger the incendiary energy to activate more change. This […]