Chiron and Neptune are within twelve minutes of a conjunction now, about as close as they are going to come before finally separating in late November. Although their conjunction is not exactly at the same degree, the influence of these two planets has been making itself known since early 2009. Chiron is the healer of the soul, and Neptune connects us to our transcendent, creative and spiritual selves so these two planets together are a powerful pair.
Over the past eighteen months since Chiron and Neptune have been traveling in tandem there has been a powerful urge in the collective psyche for healing and reparations of all kinds. See this link for other articles about this planetary combination.
On a personal level, many of us have had deep emotional experiences of release that freed us from the past, or which helped us to break through a longstanding block. For others this has been a time filled with emotional pain and worry as we struggled to hold on, not realizing that it’s the letting go which ultimately frees us.
In any case, as Chiron and Neptune, both retrograde, take their final bow we may find ourselves looking back to see where there might be wounds that still haunt us; that still prevent us from truly evolving. These two great spiritual teachers can provide the wisdom that we need to release the stuck energy of the past.
Quoting myself from an earlier article at the dawn of the conjunction:
Both Chiron and Neptune pose difficulty for the expression of the ego. Chiron requires that we process the wounds of the psyche before the ego can manifest in a truly healthy form, and […]