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|2018-12-21Dec 21, 2018
With four planets in fire signs this month, the year should get off to a dynamic and creative beginning. This will be helpful as we face what eventually could become a dual themed year. These patterns are illuminated by Jupiter in Sagittarius, one of the signs it rules, and Saturn in Capricorn one of the signs it rules. In December, Saturn will conjoin Pluto, also in Capricorn. This conjunction will remain through 2019 - 2020 and is one of the most profound transits we can experience. We will be discussing this combination in this space periodically throughout the year. In terms of personal responsibility, Saturn adds the concept of accountability to the Jupiter orientation to ethics.
|2018-11-18Nov 18, 2018
The rancorous midterm elections are over. They reflected the turbulence that is pervading the human condition as well as the political, economic and philosophical divides that are facing this country and the world. As the year draws to a close, this is a good time to review the past 12 months so that we may notice how we responded to the rolling challenges that this year brought. My January column will explore some of the major patterns for 2019, as well as highlighting specific transits for that month. For a longer and more in depth discussion of the New Year, I will be giving my annual Perspectives talk on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7 PM at the Luther Burbank Center.
|2018-10-24Oct 24, 2018
One way we can notice the passage of time is through the planets changing sign. Since each planet revolves around the Sun at different rates, we can note shifts in everyday experiences as different planets transit from one sign to the next. This month Jupiter will transit from Scorpio, where it’s been since October 2007 into Sagittarius, where it will remain until December 2019.
|2018-09-24Sep 24, 2018
When planets are retrograde, we experience and express their energies in personal, subjective ways. This is a time to tune in to what is important to us.
|2018-08-28Aug 28, 2018
We have been in a period of time when the energetic patterns have been extreme. Two planetary phenomena have been foreshadowing unexpected shifts and changes on both the collective as well as individual levels.
|2018-08-02Aug 2, 2018
Two interesting yet conflicting transits will be active all month. We have already experienced both of then, so they’re not new. One is a harmonious, supportive trine between Jupiter in Scorpio and Neptune in Pisces.
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