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The moon is currently in Libra

Astrology Transits December 2016

A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope. Howard Thurman

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November ended with a new Moon in Sagittarius square the South Node in Gemini. The first week in December opens with high energy from that new Moon, the frenzy of activity generated by the Mars/Jupiter trine on December 1 and the quirky Mars/Uranus sextile on December 6. Lots of action there!

 

The theme this month is transformation of our personal myth and story to re-align ourselves with a more productive and spiritual way of being in the world. The Sun sextile Jupiter on December 9 and Mercury sextile Neptune on the 10th bestows a lovely expansive, communicative vibe with spiritual, compassionate overtones. The archetype of Jupiter, the ruler of Sagittarius, is one of truth, trust and positive, expansive energy. Neptune, when expressing its highest vibration, lends a loving spiritual overlay to the energy. The result is an opportune time to release the fears, angst and separateness that many of us have been feeling.

 

However, all is not roses and easy going this December. Jupiter in Libra is square the ongoing Pluto/Uranus square. Expect the unexpected along with explosions, disruptions and “over the top” actions and reactions. On December 13 the super Gemini full moon activates Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus and ignites the ongoing edgy energy. Some of the crazy energy we experienced during the Pluto/Uranus squares of the last several years will once again be felt. As I have previously mentioned, its best to stay centered and mindful during this onslaught of electric excitability. The good news is that this energy can also bring breakthroughs and break outs of previously stifled plans.

 

Each year around December 17 the Sun transits the Galactic Center of the Universe (at the center of our Milky Way galaxy) at approximately 26-27 degrees of Sagittarius. It is believed that the energy from the Sun/Galactic Center contact opens our subconscious mind. It is a special time in the year to release old emotional wounds and traumas and to state your intentions for the coming year. Sagittarius, the sign of freedom and truth, urges us to let go of all erroneous and limiting beliefs. This month can truly be a turning point in your life.

 

Try to get your shopping done before December 19, when Mercury stations retrograde at 15 degrees Capricorn. Retrograde Mercury aspects Pluto and (after the 21st) the Sun. Power struggles (both in the world and in your personal life) could be prominent at this time. Under Mercury retrograde it is wise to make sure you understand the issues and really listen and understand the other person in any personal conflicts. The best way to navigate any Mercury retrograde period is to be organized, to make sure you understand the issues and to really listen and understand the other person in any personal discussions or conflicts.

 

On December 24 and 25, Saturn is trine Uranus and Venus is trine Jupiter and sextile Saturn. I rather like this configuration as I believe Saturn will tame erratic Uranus. The easy aspects to Venus from Jupiter and Saturn will provide just the right mix of loving, optimistic, yet stable spirit to your holiday gatherings.

 

On the 26th Jupiter opposes Uranus and retrograde Mercury sextiles Neptune, followed on the 27th by a new Moon in Capricorn. The Capricorn new Moon is helpful in shaking off any lingering holiday emotions. Uranus, the harbinger of breakthroughs, breakdowns, surprises and renewal turns direct on December 29. Use the new Moon and Uranus to begin something new and exciting as they usher in the New Year.

 

The month ends on a lovely note when the Sun in Capricorn sextiles a Mars/Neptune conjunction in Pisces. This is excellent energy to meditate, enjoy music, romance or dance, or even to take a long restorative nap.

 

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Astrology Transits November 2016 Newsletter

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The human spirit knows no race, no gender or bias. It’s pure and resides in each. Do not overlook its need to be recognized. – Unknown

The month of November opened with Neptune trining the Sun. As the United States completes its march towards the contentious 2016 presidential and congressional elections we are in the midst of a fire storm of innuendos, falsehoods (Neptune), anger (Mars) and depression (Mars/Neptune or anger turned inward).

I, like many others, have had to work hard to not become emotionally involved in the chaos. I find that the more I tune into the “what ifs,” the more I lose sight of my true being. It is time for me to think on a higher level (Neptune) and to once again tune into my true essence. We are love and we need to recognize it and turn our loving, compassionate face outward.

The upcoming full Moon in Taurus on November 14 would be a wonderful time to mediate and to light a candle to symbolically light the way for the ongoing world struggles. There is a strong Neptunian emphasis this month. Neptune is either illusion and cloudy, addictive thinking or it is the highest possible spiritual essence. The more we can all tune into this higher human spirit the better for planet earth and its inhabitants.

Venus trines Uranus on the 5th of November and then forms a sextile to Neptune on the 19th. Venus is out of bounds by declination, which means that the Venus energy is strong and is deeply infused into everything that happens. It is as if Venus takes over the chart at that time. Because the Venus energy is very strong all month, it is a good time for love—both personally and in Venus’ highest vibration as it relates to universal love.

Now to election day and beyond:

On November 7, sexy, mysterious and powerful vibes are dancing when the Sun sextiles Pluto at 15 degrees Scorpio/Capricorn. This is a power combination that can be tremendously beneficial in helping you move toward your goals. Will power and the ability to focus are at a high level. However, this combination can also bring extreme power plays, bullying and manipulation. Be careful around those who could pose a threat in any way.

Interestingly, the day starts with the Moon void-of-course in Aquarius, which means it is not making any aspects to other planets. A void-of-course Moon is often interpreted as “nothing will come of it.” Thus, things could seem deceptively quiet during the morning hours.

That changes in the afternoon when the Moon enters Pisces and begins to aspect other planets. The aspects to the Moon become very active on November 9, when the Moon conjuncts Neptune, squares Saturn, sextiles Pluto and trines the Sun. Obviously, emotions, confusion and power plays are running high at that time.

In addition, Mars at zero degrees of Aquarius on November 9, points to out of control anger and a revolutionary tone to the days energy. Zero degrees of a sign is a “act first, think later” energy. Stay safe and resolve to not be part of the problem. This will be true whether you live in the US or elsewhere, it will just show up in a different way in other countries.

On November 14, the full, super Moon at 22 degrees Taurus forms an opposition aspect to the Sun in Scorpio. Those things that have to do with values, money, survival, intimacy, sex, resources and power (or lack thereof) will be the focus. Because full Moons are a culmination point, it will especially impact those things that were set in motion at the time of the last new Moon on October 30, 2016.

Neptune turns direct on November 19 after being retrograde since June 30, 2016. During most of 2016, Neptune the planet of illusions, dreams and false realities flirted with an aspect to Saturn, the planet of limitation and sober attention to stark reality. When it turns direct, we can no longer ignore the things we didn’t face during Neptune’s long retrograde period. Sticking our head in the sand will no longer work.

When the Sun moves into Sagittarius on November 21, it is time to assess your personal truth. You can no longer afford to base your life on other people’s idea of truth. This will be especially evident on November 29 and 30 when both the Sun and the new Moon in Sagittarius square Neptune in Pisces. Unfortunately, religious differences could escalate under this aspect.

The asteroid Chiron turns stationery direct on November 30, bringing some much-needed healing energy to the world.

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Astrology Transits October 2016

Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter.― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

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Finally, after a tumultuous September, a bright spot of optimism surfaces through the gloom and confusion.

The first week of October opens on an optimistic, energetic note. The wheels are turning, engines are firing, deals are being made and the impetus is toward action and forward movement.

I am very glad to let go of September. The Mercury retrograde right on the mid-point of the two eclipses in the eclipse portal was hard to deal with. It was, without a doubt, one of the most confusing, and most upsetting Mercury retrograde periods that I (and many of you) have had to deal with.

The month of October opened with the Sun and Jupiter (the planet of optimism) in the cardinal sign of Libra where they were joined by a new Moon on the first. Mercury joins the Libra party on October 7. Cardinals signs are all about action and starting new things and a new Moon is the beginning of a new 30-day cycle.

The abundance of energy in Libra, the sign of relationships, stirs up all kinds of relationship issues. Many of you will be re-evaluating a current relationship or magically entering a new relationship with lots of promise. Of course, Libra can also show changes in close friendships or business partnerships.

The Full Moon on October 15 is a super Moon that will be conjunct Uranus and the dwarf planet Eris in the sign of Aries. At the same time (through the 18th), Mars is conjunct Pluto and Mercury squares Pluto. Look for volatile, extreme energy during this super Moon. World events and the political scene could reach a boiling point. Earthquakes, high water and extreme weather are another probability.

It would be wise to stay away from any kind of provocation or angry people, especially if you have planets near 23 degrees of Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn. Arguments can quickly escalate and neither side will want to compromise.

Because of the many Libra planets, relationships and partnerships can suffer under this full Moon. Delay any relationship “talks” until a time when the energy is less intense and less volatile.

Looking at the bright side of this configuration, it is excellent energy to push you into new ventures. It can bring breakthroughs and new beginnings. Innovation and quirky (but wonderful) new ideas can emerge (Uranus).

Putting an exclamation mark on the theme of moving forward with lots of energy is Mars’ entry into Capricorn on October 2, where it will reside for the next two years. In addition, Pluto in Capricorn is finally out of its retrograde period. If you have been thinking of starting a new venture of any kind this could be the month to start the process.

In summary: Rekindle optimism, move forward, stay safe and begin to implement new techniques and businesses, and enjoy relationships of all kinds.

September 2016 Astrology Transits and September 1, 2016 Eclipse Newsletter

Don’t let the agony, regret, or fog of yesterday blind you to the fact that each new day carries with it a plethora of opportunities to move your life into the right direction.Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

We are being bombarded by an excess of planetary energy during the month of September. This excessive energy has the potential to leave you feeling anxious and confused. However, if you do the work required by this eclipse, it promises to clear out the cobwebs and to eventually bring greater clarity. The fog and confusion will clear and a new focus will move in by the first week in October. Here is a quick summary of the major September transits.

  • Mercury retrograde in Virgo until September 22nd.
  • Saturn at 10 degrees Sagittarius conjunct Mars at 14 degrees Sagittarius.
  • Saturn and Mars square Neptune and the South Node in Pisces.
  • New Moon Solar eclipse at 9 degrees Virgo on September 1. The Sun, Moon and Nodes are square Saturn/Mars and oppose Neptune.
  • Full Moon Lunar eclipse at 24 degrees Pisces/Virgo on September 16

Those of you with the Sun, Moon and personal planets in the mutable signs (Virgo, Pisces, Sagittarius and Gemini) will feel the effects of the September eclipses the most strongly.

Eclipses shake things up and often have the theme of letting go of something that is holding you back and then moving toward a new (and better) reality. The first half of September moves things that have been brewing all year into a crisis point:

  • You feel the urge to take action and a new direction feels both liberating and totally scary.
  • You want to take action, but you feel stuck and confused.
  • You ask: What action? And how can I take any action when I feel so stuck?

It is best to realize that this is a very unstable, unsettling period. If possible, put off making major decisions until early October when clarity returns. Use this time to let go of limiting beliefs, people and circumstances. In October you can begin to take baby steps toward a new reality. The way will open up as you move along.

If you must take immediate action, do so thoughtfully and responsibly and avoid impulsive actions and making rash decisions. Ask yourself: “What will be accomplished by acting immediately without appropriate thought? Would my time be better spent laying a firm foundation under my new plans and desires?”

Meanwhile, let go of wishful thinking (Neptune) and view your options in the cold, hard light of reality (Saturn). Use your intuition (Neptune and Pisces) to become more clear about what you should let go of and what you should carefully build on (Saturn). Make sure that the decisions you make are yours. Banish the Neptunian tendency to internalize what someone else wants for you. Let go of old feelings of indebtedness, guilt and martyrdom.

The September 2016 eclipses are truly a chance to let go of what is no longer working and to carefully and responsibly (Saturn) move toward those things that will be more in tune with your heart’s desire (Moon). Not easy, but necessary for a happier future.

You can read more about the September 1, 2016 Solar Eclipse in a recent article that I posted.