Weekly Astrology Notes Sept 24 – Oct 1, 2017
Note: Times shown are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Weekly Summary: The big news this week is the last pass of Jupiter opposition Uranus which I have spent the last 4 weeks talking about. We are witnessing a paradigm shift in consciousness, people are more aware of what is really going on in the world than ever before. This aspect has brought upset and chaos to the mainstream media while the alternative media has gotten a infusion of energy and is now part of the mainstream picture. Look for more upset to come to established mainstream media as more secrets about them are revealed.
Pluto goes Direct this week as well which will bring the last pass of a whole bunch of Pluto transits. I’ll talk more about both of these events more at the end of the video.
In addition, 4 other aspects this week make it a busy week.
On Sunday, Mars opposition Neptune takes the wind out of your sails. The ego dissolves and we seek escape or possibly to be helpful towards others.
On Monday, Mercury square Saturn makes it a day for precise thinking.
On Tuesday, Moon in Sagittarius leaves us feeling a bit isolated today, making it hard to adapt they way you want. But Jupiter opposition Uranus is the overwhelming force by this point in the week, so excitement is in the air.
On Wednesday, Jupiter opposition Uranus brings a powerful climax to the last 9 months of growth. Today we have a lot of energy to change the world around us. You have the power to make a lot (Jupiter) of changes in your life, things that help in your process of evolution. Time to take a big step forward.
On Thursday, Moon in Capricorn gives us some nice aspect this morning to transcend our problems. Pluto goes Direct today.
On Friday, Venus opposition Neptune leaves us bit confounded today, open to subtle impressions around you and a desire to seek sanctuary in literature, art or music.
On Saturday, Moon in Aquarius gives us a day to do whatever we want. Perfect for the weekend.
On Sunday, Mars trine Pluto makes it a productive day, find something useful to do, take advantage of the increased stamina to work on a project to get ahead.
Mars opposition Neptune takes the wind out of your sails. The ego dissolves and we seek escape and possibly to be helpful towards others.
12:33am – Moon (Scorpio) sextile Mercury (Virgo) Late Saturday night the sexual energy is strong. Void of Course begins, lasts until late in the evening. So it’s V/C all day long. Not a day to start new projects. Though you may not have the energy anyway with Mars opposition Neptune.
12:50pm – Mars (Virgo) opposition Neptune (Pisces) Our first opposition from Virgo to Neptune (Pisces) this week. Classically one the more challenging aspects, associated with low vitality, inability to stand up for yourself and just generally feeling discouraged. Ego energies are just generally running low today. The subtle vibrations of Neptune dissolve the ego (Mars) and the boundary between you and others. You may feel more spiritual. Not a good time to make agreements. Bad news effects us more strongly at these times and we feel like we must do something, take action (Mars) to alleviate the suffering (Neptune) in the world.
In this case, the desire (Mars) is to be helpful (Virgo) towards others, there is no filter of judgment, it’s unconditional love (Neptune) for everyone no matter what they are like, no matter how different from you they may be, you just want to help. Just be careful of playing the role of savior to such an extent that you overexert yourself.
Also it’s generally advised at this time that you should avoid intoxicants like drugs or alcohol because those things may effect more than usual and not in a good way. A clean (Virgo) sharp (Mars) mind could give you the ability to perceive things that others do not, or maybe even have a spiritual experience and realize your connectedness to all people and all beings.
9:01pm – Moon enters Sagittarius. We are more idealistic and desire adventure for the next couple of days. However, this passage through Sagittarius brings several squares that could bring impatience, restlessness and a strong desire to break away from tradition.
Mercury square Saturn makes it a day for precise thinking.
1:58am – Moon (Sagittarius) sextile Sun (Libra). Self-expansion (3rd quadrant). Creative time. Good instincts.
7:36am – Mercury (Virgo) square Saturn (Sagittarius). A good time to talk about the Virgo to Sagittarius square. We already had the Sun on 9/13, now Mercury, next Venus on 10/8 and Mars on 10/11. Add to that Moon is currently in Sagittarius squaring all these planets in Virgo over the next two days, so we should be getting pretty good at this.
All these planets in Virgo are encouraging us to make a precise adjustment to integrate the various elements of our inner self (Houses 1-5) and the square to Saturn means we must face and overcome judgment at this time. That’s the big challenge these days.
This square encapsulates the learning lesson necessary to be successful in the 3rd quadrant, self-expansion, coming above the horizon. Sagittarius always wants more but Virgo skillfully uses what it already has. The lesson is to know when to be satisfied with what you have and when to expand. It’s a lesson that requires maturity to move beyond our fixed ways.
Aspect is good for precise thinking, detail work. It narrows and focuses (Saturn) the mind (Mercury) so you can work on one thing for a long time and get a lot accomplished. Also gives the ability to perceive cosmic significance (Sagittarius) in the smallest of details (Virgo). You may feel critical or judgmental, tend to over analyze things and get caught up in the little details that don’t really matter. Saturn slows down the mind and makes us more cautious than usual, feeling like you can’t do it.
Aspect helps you get rid of distractions to your thinking, purge or eliminate (Virgo) parts of yourself that are not part of your grand plan or vision (Sagittarius) for your life. Attend to your health regime, eat properly and be helpful towards others.
10:55am – Moon (Sagittarius) square Venus (Virgo). Goes along with the previous. Feelings and emotions conflict, not a good time for social gatherings.
9:37pm – Moon (Sagittarius) square Neptune (Pisces) This aspect could leave you a bit scattered, in need of collecting yourself afterward. Emotions expand but we face a need to overcome limited thinking in order to show compassion towards others.
11:31pm – Moon (Sagittarius) square Mars (Virgo). Yet another Virgo to Sagittarius to finish off the day. Argumentative and irritating.
Moon in Sagittarius leaves us feeling a bit isolated today, making it hard to adapt they way you want. But Jupiter opposition Uranus is the overwhelming force by this point in the week, so excitement is in the air.
5:15pm – Moon conjunct Saturn (Sagittarius) Feeling a bit low on energy, thinking about your life, time for therapy, desire to isolate and figure things out, not emotionally available for others now. Slows down the appetite, you may not feel like eating. Eat a bowl of soup.
11:10pm – Moon (Sagittarius) square Mercury (Virgo) Thoughts (Mercury) and emotions (Moon) conflict, brings up judgmental feelings. Be satisfied with what you have before looking for more.
Jupiter opposition Uranus brings a powerful climax to the last 9 months of growth. Today we have a lot of energy to change the world around us. You have the power to make a lot (Jupiter) of changes in your life, things that help in your process of evolution. Time to take a big step forward.
3:46am – Moon (Sagittarius) sextile Jupiter (Libra) Early morning we are emotionally charged with the energy of the Jupiter opposition Uranus aspect. It’s so wonderful how the Moon so often seems to come in at just the right time to bring the necessary emotional charge to so many major aspects.
4:08am – Moon (Sagittarius) trine Uranus (Aires). Ambitious and desire freedom, looking for a change of pace. You have an inspiration (Sagittarius) and now you want to incorporate that into your identity (Aires). Void of Course begins.
9:24am – Moon enters Capricorn. We are bit more stoic and concerned with self-preservation for the next couple of days. Emotions (Moon) need structure (Capricorn), that means reassurance. We tend to isolate a bit more and are not as emotionally available.
7:53pm – Moon (Capricorn) square Sun (Libra) The First Quarter Moon. The monthly challenge to lay the foundation for this month’s growth, and the conflict between emotions and desires is characterized as social or relationships (Libra) needs conflict with career (Capricorn) obligations.
About midday: Mercury opposition Chiron. Hurtful (Chiron) words (Mercury). The need to use your hands or words for healing purposes. Healing the mind-body connection through work with the hands. Communal efforts for healing that use the hands, like a drum circle.
9:24pm – Jupiter (Libra) opposition Uranus (Aires) First pass December 26, 2016 at 20d33′, Jupiter Direct, Uranus retrograde. Second pass March 2, 2017 at 22d11′, Jupiter retrograde, Uranus Direct.
Third pass September 27, 2017, at 27d22′. Jupiter Direct, Uranus retrograde. I have a long discussion about this aspect at the end of the video, wrapping up the relevant concurrent transits for major players in the world.
On a personal level, this aspect brings a lot of excitement, a brilliant idea, a new direction in life, maybe even new friends and associates, a strong burst of energy to change the world around you. Life seems more electric, more spontaneous and has more potential. We all feel more intelligent, the mind is more active with lots of new ideas, greater interest in science and social causes and in alternative ideas as well. People are more open minded now than usual. It feels like something grand is going to happen. Everyone is ready to take the next step in their process of evolution.
On a geopolitical level, this aspect coincides with great changes in the political landscape. Ever since last December there has been chaos in the media and all things related to Jupiter. Alternative (Uranus) media (Jupiter) has come to mainstream awareness. The upheaval is systemic and it seems like we have all been anxiously awaiting a big event to change the scenery. After all, there is a cumulative effect to so many people waking up, it has to manifest on a grand scale at some point. This aspect brings radical ideas to the surface, so whatever radical ideas are out there, they are more apt to rise up. And that of course includes within you as well. It should make for an exciting week overall.
Moon in Capricorn gives us some nice aspect this morning to transcend our problems. Pluto goes Direct today.
6:29am – Moon (Capricorn) trine Venus (Virgo) Feelings and emotions take on a earthy feelings, very sensual and connected to the planet, like you can really feel the earth and what’s happening with the planet.
10:09am – Moon (Capricorn) sextile Neptune (Pisces) Philanthropic and willing to sacrifice to help others improve their lives, so long as they show a willingness to help themselves as well. Gives a warm, sensitive feeling, like you are more connected to your soul.
12:33pm – Pluto goes Stationary Direct at 16d51′ Capricorn. Pluto went retrograde April 20 at 19d23′. During these past 5 months, reform and transformation are directed inward, giving us the ability to regenerate, helping us to overcome seemingly insurmountalbe problems. Now that Pluto goes Direct we direct our regenerative quailties onto the world around us. I have saved this discussion for the end of the video where I can tie it in to geopolitical events.
3:35pm – Moon (Capricorn) trine Mars (Virgo) Feeling energetic and in need of a good workout. Break a sweat, release toxins and cleanse the body.
7:26pm – Moon conjunct Pluto (Capricorn) Feeling intense with a bit of jealousy and possessiveness added into the mix. A time of volatile emotions that reveal hidden insecurities. An opportunity to heal and regenerate, find a new base emotional state.
Venus opposition Neptune leaves us bit confounded today, open to subtle impressions around you and a desire to seek sanctuary in literature, art or music.
4:20pm – Moon (Capricorn) square Uranus (Aires) Ambitious and a bit anti-social, desire too much freedom, much more aware of what you are not getting on a social level. Curious attraction to the unusual, could be unhealthy, use caution.
5:12pm – Venus (Virgo) opposition Neptune (Pisces) This aspect brings a warm sensual feeling but you may feel a bit lost and not in the mood for work. The effect is to dissolve the boundary around you such that you are more sensitive, receptive to subtle impressions and to just about any energy that floats your way. You can source thoughts and emotions from the collective and it may seem like your feelings are not your own, like they belong to someone else.
Energy level is low and you may feel in poor health and not know why (Neptune), maybe even think something is wrong with you when there’s no problem, hypochondriac. Easy to become worrisome and confounded by life, or give in to delusions. Desire to seek sanctuary and get away, isolate yourself and deal with it that way. Fantasy can play a positive role in helping to alleviate your sense of suffering just so long as you don’t take it to extremes. Relationships goes through a process of adjustment and may seem uncertain, but can produce a profound feeling of love towards your partner. Not a good time to make agreements, easy to be fooled, miss important details.
On the good side, aspect bring openness and compassion, willingness to overlook the bad side in others, desire to be helpful and willing to sacrifice (Neptune) for the sake of another, a sense of connectedness, unity and even spiritual insight. You just got to keep your head above the waves. Good time for meditation. Aspect stimulates appreciation for art (Venus) and the hard work (Virgo) it takes to develop the talent. It could also inspire you to create something artistic, an honest reflection of your soul.
5:14pm – Moon (Capricorn) square Jupiter (Libra). Emotions expand, need to be noticed, poor judgment, tendency to overindulge. Void of Course begins.
5:24pm – Mercury enters Libra. Until 10/17. Mercury in Libra loves to talk, is diplomatic, can say just the right thing and it a born romantic. They often just expect that the world will like what they have to say and they do say it with eloquence and charm, pouring on the affection as necessary to get you to agree with them. So for the next couple of weeks we are more charming, more affectionate, show greater appreciation in music and literature and have more talent for romance. During this time relationships take on a Mercurial quality, they may start quickly and then move along just as quickly. Generally considered a good time for relationships because there is more interest in romance and just a general awareness that you really need someone to talk to so you can share your ideas and get greater awareness.
9:40pm – Moon enters Aquarius. More independent and ambitious for the next couple of days. Just in time for weekend activities. Interactions seem to be more enlightening, but also take on a somewhat impersonal character. Time to nurture (Moon) the unique (Aquarius) side of yourself.
10:22pm – Moon (Aquarius) trine Mercury (Libra) Mentally stimulating, feel at liberty (Aquarius) to talk (Mercury) to whomever you please. Interested in the unusual (Aquarius). Good instincts (Moon) lead you to a harmonious (Libra) situation, maybe a relationship. A window to the cosmos opens to show you something important.
Moon in Aquarius gives us a day to do whatever we want. Perfect for the weekend.
1:06pm – Moon (Aquarius) trine Sun (Libra) Only one aspect today and it’s a good one. Air trine that loves the air, desire to be outside and feel the fresh air in your face. Great aspect for getting a change of scenery, doing something you love with your partner.
Mars trine Pluto makes it a productive day, find something useful to do, take advantage of the increased stamina to work on a project to get ahead.
4:32pm – Mars (Virgo) trine Pluto (Capricorn). We had Sun trine Pluto on 9/9, Mercury trine Pluto on 9/22, now Mars trine Pluto, followed by Venus trine Pluto on 10/3. The Virgo to Capricorn trine is the last earth trine. Skillful (Virgo) use of personal resources (Taurus) leads to personal success (Capricorn), that’s the basic idea of the grand trine in earth. At the Virgo to Capricorn trine, we are looking to achieve, come above the horizon, stand with good moral character, and with integrity in order to obtain success (Capricorn).
Mars trine Pluto gives us strength (Mars), focus and stamina (Pluto) to achieve whatever you set your mind to. Industrious in the word for today. Thinking is practical, good judgment, making just the right decision to ensure success.
Ego energies will be running a bit high today, sometimes the mix of Mars and Pluto, even a trine, means we are tempted to take personal control of collective resources, it makes us ambitious beyond our needs, a bit greedy.
But it’s a great aspect, you can use this energy to rise above the weaker and superfluous elements of your character and do something that will help you in the long run. So apply yourself today, work hard and see a job through to the end because you know it pays off in the long run, even if you don’t earn more reward for your extra work today, you know it will pay off eventually. This trine keeps the energy under the surface until just the right moment when you may act decisively. Locate the houses where this aspect occurs and focus you attention on activities related to those houses today.
4:56pm – Moon (Aquarius) sextile Saturn (Sagittarius) End the week on a nice sextile to bring a pleasant disposition to Sunday evening. Good for enlightened conversation and sharing ideas.
That’s all for this weeks’ aspects.
Jupiter opposition Uranus
Have you noticed all the chaos and upheavel (Uranus) in mainstream media (Hollywood), politics, religion, professional sports and institutions of higher learning (Jupiter)?
The most important idea that I like to get across is that alternative and radical ideas (Uranus) have become conventional wisdom (Jupiter), both in society and in each of us as individuals.
The personal growth opportunities this aspect brings have been realized by many people. We now know a lot more than before and have the information we need to take the next step in our process of evolution. Everyone is more aware and it’s only a matter of time before all of this collective awareness triggers a major event.
In geopolitics, as I have mentioned over the past several weeks, lots of concurrent transits set off by this aspect. Please review the end of my recent videos for a complete picture. Most notably Assad and Netanyahu having similar transits are on opposite sides of the fence. We should a major change in the Syria civil war.
Instead of repeating the poltical stuff here I just want to focus on the information for personal growth that is so much more important for us.
On 9/28 Pluto goes Direct at 16d51′ Capricorn. The Direct Motion period continues until April 22, 2018 when it will reach 21d17′ Capricorn. The following Retrograde period will bring Pluto back down to 18d45′ Capricorn in October 2018. So everything between 16d51′ and 18d45′ gets the last pass of whatever Pluto transits people are getting.
When Pluto goes Direct it signifies that the energies of Pluto, healing and regeneration, move outward. The internal struggle to regenerate ends and now we seek to reform our outer world. So plans for change in the works during the retrograde period now move forward.
Looking at the Pluto aspects on Sept 28, we see no square or oppositions. That’s nice. Conjunction to the Moon, a time of volatile emotions so we can heal our emotional insesurities, purge destructive emotional patterns and develop a new base emotional state. And a sextile to Neptune, and more importantly trine to Venus and trine to Mars. Opportunities for change for the better. Ego (Mars) energies find opportunity to work with others for the common good instead of against. The same for the feminine ego (Venus). We are receptive (Venus) to people who can help us reform, maybe a teacher or a healer. Both aspects encourage cooperation in a group effort. This Pluto Direct Motion period brings regeneration and reform of the physical body (Virgo), opportunities to heal the body and improve health and fitness, cooperation between women and men for the common good.
Get ready for the last pass of a bunch of powerful Pluto transits happening all over the world, especially in Europe. I will talk more about those when they come.
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