Happy Birthdays, Geminis!
May I present the inimitable entertainer Josephine Baker!
Happy Memorial Day, Father's Day on Summer Solstice!
Congratulations to You Grads and Proud Parents!
Geminis, All, Always Victory, Always LOVE!
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YOUR CONTENTS THIS NEWSLETTER:
Gemini, the Breath of Life Itself!
Gemini 2015 Moons!
Full Strawberry Moon - Pluto YOD, Jupiter Bow, Grand Fire Trine!
New Moon - Mars, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Super Trine!
Gemini 2015 Planetary Highlights!
Mercury Retrograde in Gemini!
Jupiter, Pluto, Chiron, Uranus, YOD, Inconjuncts, Super Trine!
Saturn Back in Scorpio June 14!
Venus Starts Retrograde Phases
See the 2015 Special Edition! Aspects, Patterns, Sign Changes, Retrogrades, Stelliums, Eclipses! These infos plus a personal reading will coordinate your very best times in 2015! Your success is our success! With your calendar in hand....
Born June 3, 1906, FIVE planets in Gemini
, Gemini's own planet Mercury, Sun, Jupiter, Pluto and Mars! She was a force! Gemini rules names and she had many, including "Black Venus," "Black Pearl" and "Creole Goddess." She was a funny and risque performer, thought to have had approximately 1,500 marriage proposals! Unusual for her times, Josephine never depended on a man for financial support. See her astrological chart
Same degree Venus/Neptune in Cancer, she adopted 12 children of different races. Moon in Libra, she fought racism. And she did undercover work for the French Resistance smuggling secret messages written on her music sheets and was a sub-lieutenant in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
Josephine rivaled Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford as the most photographed woman in the world, and by 1927 she earned more than any entertainer in Europe. However, a 1936 return to the United States to star in the Ziegfeld Follies proved disastrous due to racism. She tried again during the 50s and 60s. When New York's popular Stork Club refused her service, she engaged in a head-on media battle with pro-segregation columnist Walter Winchell. As she toured, she demanded that her contracts have a non-discrimination clause and insisted her audiences be mixed, resulting in night clubs across the US being integrated. She was by Martin Luther King’s side when he delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech.
At last.... 1973 Josephine agreed to perform at New York's Carnegie Hall. Due to previous experience, she was nervous about how the audience and critics would receive her. This time, however, cultural and racial growth was evident. Josephine received a standing ovation before
the concert even began. The enthusiastic welcome was so touching that she wept onstage.
On April 8, 1975 Josephine premiered at the Bobino Theater in Paris. Celebrities such as Princess Grace of Monaco and Sophia Loren were in attendance to see 68-year-old Josephine perform a medley of routines from her 50 year career. The reviews were among her best ever. Days later, however, Josephine slipped into a coma. She died from a cerebral hemorrhage at 5 a.m. on April 12. More than 20,000 people crowded the streets of Paris to watch the funeral procession on its way to the Church of the Madeleine.
Josephine Baker has continued to intrigue and inspire people throughout the world. In 1991, HBO released The Josephine Baker Story. The film garnered five Emmy Awards. A Gemini heroine with true grit, she never gave up. These are only highlights of Josephine's life. Books are written about her and she wrote books.
There are several excerpts here from The Official Josephine Baker site
Gemini, the Breath of Life Itself!
I don't know whose image this is, but I thank them....
Gemini is the magical dancing sign leading to Summer Solstice June 21! It is the time of the peaking of Summer's long days, the time of scampering little people, faeries and elves! Every time we speak, we breathe. We celebrate the Breath of Life itself!
In the body, Gemini relates to the plane of the body from fingertip to fingertip, your hands, your arms, shoulders, lungs. The condition of your lungs determines how you reach out or take in. On the Etheric plane Gemini is the invisible invincible mind, how we think. Your Etheric condition determines how you look at life. The heart is nestled with the lungs, your breath and heartbeat intricately and vitally related, each creating the rhythm of your life. Heart and Mind.
Gemini's care deeply about the quality of communication. They enjoy being intelligent, whiplash quick! They twinkle at confusing you with the facts, and stir the brew every chance they get! They keep you busy thinking about scintillating new possibilities and change happens with an easy glide to home plate!
Touch is one of their gifts. They give you the healing handshake with sparkles on it! They size you up quickly and get to it. Their excitement is contagious. Give yourself a time frame for survival, or they will talk your ear off, on and on! One thing leads to another, you know. Time to time ask them to wait a moment so you can share too. Most of them understand their penchant for chatter and won't be offended at all.
Channeling happens to them frequently. They say things they never knew themselves. Self education, education on demand, is so convenient. It may be information for themselves, or for you. Speaking with focus for purpose is a skill to be cherished.
Sometimes thoughts and feelings get a little mixed up. Listen for the feelings behind the words. Why is the person telling you what they are saying? Are they simply nervous? Are they embarrassed, worried you will judge them? Are they not in touch with their feelings, yet? You can ask, or tell them you are wondering what's up or if what you think is so. Go gently so as not to stop the flow. They may be on the brink of discovery! Or are they mirroring you?!
Breathing easy, they are quick to smile, Gemini is a Light in your day!
Full Strawberry Moon - Pluto YOD, Jupiter Bow, Grand Fire Trine!
June 2, 9:19 AM Pacific, at 11 Sagittarius 49
During Mercury Retrograde
, the Full Moon, Gemini/Sagittarius Strawberry Moon
, is called the Festival of Humanity
by some. It's purpose is to share the Word and Teachings far and wide! Gemini gathers information and communication skills know how. Sagittarius seeks purpose, the far vision that makes it meaningful, gives focus.
♦ Mercury is Gemini's planet! Retrograde
reviews, upgrades, opens doors from opposite directions, making choices more whole and productive. On the immediate basis it can seem frustrating as things keep changing moment to moment, not settling. Fixed signs (Taurus/Scorpio, Leo/Aquarius) and orderly signs (Virgo/Capricorn) often don't find this multitude of adjustments comfortable; they like their routines, but stay with it, the results will prove worthy though many people will opt not to sign important papers yet.
Some of those adjustments were front and center when Sun, moving forward, and Mercury in reverse, crossed on Saturday the 30th at 9:56 AM Pacific, or, they had a meeting of the minds. Though moving apart now, they have left an invisible trail of thoughts still influencing decisions.
Sun is getting excited as he approaches Mars
, a super athlete combination! Running, tennis, biking may all be in the wind in short volleys. But, the Moon in Sagittarius would like to get some distance going! They want to SEE what's out there! Mars is a Leader, first, takes the initiative! Mars is a rights fighter, in this case, the pen being mightier than the sword! Gemini/Sag is the great storyteller of a very entertaining chapter-by-chapter mythy moral tale embellished with believable facts that make it seem real. Personal new beginnings are near and dear to your heart!
The Moon is opposite Mars
, so be careful of wounding words and conversations. Moon can be a tad self righteous in Sagittarius, and by nature, Mars only does what Mars thinks in a hot minute! Mars can be quick, and if the Sun is provoked in its ego, together they all may regret what can't be taken back. Lucky for us, Moon in Sag is more forgiving. If you are hair trigger yourself, maybe lay a bit low, avoid giving or getting the bee sting. If it is needing saying, long overdue, maybe it will clear the air; change will be quick! The Sun/'Mars exact conjunction isn't until June 14 at 8:56 AM Pacific, the day Saturn returns into Scorpio.
The Full Moon may set off a situation that lasts until then and then some.
♦ The Full Moon axis is just leaving Neptune in its own sign Pisces as the point of the T Square to the axis.
Neptune/Pisces is famous for sensitivity, Sun, Mars and Gemini/Sag not so much. The challenge has been to have compassion, empathy, yet with logic, not be swept into doing things that aren't in your heart. It will still be tempting, perhaps, to run right over the shy person or push a confused person to agree with you, maybe in the interests of 'saving time' or getting another person on your side. But that kind of compliance usually unravels later, so take a deep breath, honor others best you can.
You yourself may have had a recent battle of confusion within you or with someone who has. You may still have doubts what to do. It goes from mystical pandemonium to whether to turn right or left! Surrender or jump on it. Get the exercise or meditate. Talk or be silent. Almost always, the answer is a bit of both. The whole function of a Full Moon is separation of opposites yet assimilation
, in short, balance, equality. Having skills to do both gives you all
♦ Because the Sun conjuncts Mars, the YOD with Pluto and Jupiter becomes important.
Mars and Pluto are in a tight 1 minute of space inconjunct! They are close with Jupiter only a degree away, Mars quickly to sextile Jupiter exactly on the 5th at 4:38 PM Pacific. Mars and Pluto
are warriors, but Mars in Gemini with words and a smile, and Pluto in Capricorn very differently with your paycheck and the law! Mars can speak fervently in Pluto's behalf or devastate Pluto's reputation. Pluto can fund Mars' intentions or take it all away. Pluto in Cap has staying power, but Mars bounces back in air sign Gemini. Better to be respectful allies or just leave it alone if things aren't working, put your energy elsewhere.
Mars sextile Jupiter in Leo
is just plain fun and a wins the race! Both are leaders, Jupiter is confident. Mars in Gemini likes new and clever, while Jupiter in Leo goes for center stage and succeeds! you could be swept along with them, taken in or on a trip of a lifetime! Learning is fast and the risk quite tempting! Pluto in Cap may save you from yourself!
Jupiter inconjunct Pluto
may light the fires of Hell as it recently has - Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, Mexico's Colima Volcano, plus Nepal's quake! It can be the glamour story of the century, or fizzle so sadly. Jupiter may be crushed by Pluto in Cap's skepticism, or vindicated by their recognition of the possibilities! Pluto may be annoyed by Jupiter's endless stories, yet somehow fascinated at the insane potential and secretly astounded by the actual lucky results. Makes them a believer. Truth and consequences for better and worse.
In addition, Mars and Jupiter are both in exciting aspects to Uranus
, the planet of universal change and genius! Uranus is in Mars' sign Aries, split second fast! Jupiter enhances them both giving super lucky decisions! Mega communications, performances of magnitude. Publish, go public, have a grand opening even though Mercury is retrograde! Many successful world famous businesses have it Rx in their charts. Take the seminar; travel with friends. Get pregnant! Fame and Fortune! Mars will make the sextile with Uranus exactly on the 9th at 0:29 AM Pacific. That means the 8th is the action day unless you work at night. Puts a song in your heart! More on Jupiter super trine Uranus!
is the lucky one! Here are the action aspects Pacific times and dates:
May 30 9:56 AM Mercury conjunct Sun
June 2 6:31 PM Moon trine Jupiter
June 5 4:38 PM Mars sextile Jupiter
June 8 2:56 PM Sun sextile Jupiter
June 9 0:29 AM Mars Sextile Uranus (8th is the day)
June 14 8:56 AM Sun conjunct Mars
June 14 5:38 PM Saturn back in Scorpio
June 22 6:43 AM Jupiter trine Uranus!
The Jupiter Bow pattern
with the Full Moon axis is the whipped cream for the strawberries! The Gemini Sun, as well as Mars, is sextile Jupiter. Sun is the Light, Jupiter the Wayshower! Both like to share and teach, strut and play! It's lucky to be who you are! And Jupiter is Sag's planet, the sign the Moon is in! It's a traveling party - on the boat, by train, a caravan! Or it's a race you will never forget! Moon in Sag is happy go lucky, knows where to go and when! Bring the whole family! Let go the doubts; go for the good!
♦ By a Horary astrology term, Translation of Light, there is a Grand FIRE Trine too!
This combination is not nearly in as close in degrees as the Bow, but still a blessing, blessings to come as the planets unfurl like a flower into exact connection with each other! Fire is Spirit personified! Uranus is in first Sign, first Fire sign Aries of Initiation; Jupiter is in Leo, fire sign of the Heart and Love; the Full Moon in Sagittarius is in the sign of the Seer, the great Prophets, the Path. The delight of a new Path with new friends in a new community may fill your Soul.
Live deep, stand tall, love well.
Gemini New Moon - Mars, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter Super Trine!
Tuesday June 16, at 7:05 AM Pacific - 25 Gemini 07
Johnny is a June 9, 1963 Gemini and has Mercury conjunct Venus. No surprise he is often quoted and this is one of his quotes. See his Chart!
Sun and Moon join
, Sun infusing Moon with energy, Light, Moon relaying it on to Earth and us. At one degree opposite the Galactic Center, 26 Sagittarius, the messages will be profound! The Galactic Center is considered a Galaxy Gateway, a point of exchange and huge infusion! Gemini is considered the sign of the Word of Spirit, the Breath of Life. Sun is all powerful, Moon has her way, sometimes gentling Sun, giving a feminine blend. Things culminate and are celebrated as the cycle ends, a new one begins. At a tipping point, we are deep in shadow, but invested with potential, seeds of renewal, an innocent child quality. This late degree New Moon forms the last aspect while the Moon is in Gemini, leaving us in a Void of Course period, unfettered, clear, concentrated, centered. Take some moments to rest, steep in the brew. Be thankful for your breath. Prepare to speak from your Heart.
♦ Speedy Mars
figures strongly in the Gemini NEW Moon as it did at the Full Moon! The Sun conjuncted Mars Sunday the 14th at 8:56 AM Pacific, and the Moon is exactly with Mars just an hour before the New Moon at 6:06 AM! Mars is an action planet where Gemini is more the thinker. Mars wants to do more than talk! Mars is a champion of the Word, and a superbly quick writer in Gemini. Talent is in the hands and eye! They are observant and the bringer of News and what's new. They boldly poke about, leafing through anything and everything, discovery at their fingertips. They gather the data to back up what they say, and lead the way to new thinking, so right for a New Moon! Unasked, they are local adventurers, weaving their intelligence through neighborhoods and families. Independent thinking creates a wave of ideas for sweeping change, yet Mars is off on another tack as soon as a seed has taken hold!
♦ Mercury, Gemini's planet, squares Neptune
in it's own sign Pisces the third and last time. Until it makes the exact aspect, June 23 at 11:09 AM Pacific, and maybe another three days or so, hold off on important irrevocable decisions or ones you can't afford to have to change later. Mercury is logical, while Neptune goes by insight, spiritual guidance, empathy. Both are good, but they arrive at conclusions differently. Too compassionate and we may be taken advantage of, suffer sadness. Too logical and we may neglect kindness, cause delay as we think things through. Spiritually we may know what we want, and Mercury helps us get there in the real world by telling others about our dreams so others can know how to help us. Confusion and longing make us crazy, but they are natural stages that keep doors open while we are undecided and keep us going even when we don't know how! See Mercury Retrograde
♦ Mercury sextiles Venus in Leo.
It will hold this aspect until exact for many days since Mercury is moving slowly after turning Direct June 11. The exact aspect won't be made until July 5 at 1:19 AM Pacific. So research what you will do, but wait to make a decision until a few days after June 23, after the square with Neptune is over. Otherwise, the sweetest loving communications are intended. Appreciation, affection, gifts are given. Time to make pretty. Great design ideas, color choices, lovely remodeling, getting becoming hairstyles. You might pay a little more, but it's worth it, makes you feel great! Let the breath flow....
Mercury is closely coming trine with the North Node in Libra!
Libra is the next air sign, this one of relationships. How we say what's up makes all the difference. The North Node is where we are a bit shy, still learning to balance with the opposite sign, in this case independent Aries. We need to know the good ways to be independent within
relationships, to be ok with difference, be true to ourselves and let others be true to themselves. Trines usually are successful. At worst they are lazy and take things for granted and nothing happens at all. Sigh. Be conscious and take advantage of your opportunity to offer someone your regard.
♦♦ Jupiter and Uranus are now in the same degree! It is seven-days-close to the final exact super trine with Uranus June 22!!!
We have been in it for months. The first was Sep 25, the second March 3. Jupiter
enhances, is known for huge growth, expansion, wisdom, seeing the trends of time. Uranus
is strange change, enlightened genius, explosions (like volcanoes and lightening), world community, computers and the internet, everything electric, wind turbine energy generators, flight! This is a classic fame & fortune combination
. Publishing goes out to the multitudes. Grants and investors can be amazingly generous. Travel is easy and extraordinary at the same time. Research reveals some brilliant cures or incredible information long awaited. Make hay!
The next Full Moon, the Cancer/Capricorn Buck Moon, is July 1, 7:20 PM Pacific, at 9 Capricorn 55.
Gemini 2015 Planetary Highlights!
Gemini starts May 21, the very day of the last Jupiter inconjunct Pluto!
This aspect sets the 2015 tone for the sign.
Saturn returns to Scorpio June 14, then come the final two exact aspects of this entire 4-planet set June 22 & 30, Jupiter trine Uranus, inconjunct Chiron! We are continuously in the auspice of the glorious Jupiter trine Uranus until July 21!
Gemini's own planet Mercury is Retrograde May 18th to June 11, from 13 Gemini back to 4 GE on June 11.
June 21, Summer Solstice, the day the Sun enters Cancer, Venus starts its 3 retrograde phases!
Mercury Retrograde May 18 to June 11 at 13 to 4 Gemini!
Mercury Retrograde is the Divine Weaver. We go back and forth across the loom of the great sky, shooting stars lighting our way. The Sun and Moon go up and down, changing our perspective daily, our imagination taking full reign in the Dream time. It transforms our spiritual DNA as it and the stars and planets mingle along the way....
Mercury entered the three part Retrograde cycle May 4. At the turns of the cycle, Mercury holds position, stations, for about 8 days, steeping in the thoughts it has arrived
at. The first turn, Retrograde May 18, Mercury reaches a peak, turns from forward to reverse, to review and try out its speculations. The second turn Mercury goes back as deep as it retrogrades, again taking an 8 day assimilation period before it turns forward, Direct June 11. At that point it is fully loaded, charged to do its best on the third lap over the same territory!
May 18 to June 11 is our second Mercury retrograde of 2015. This year they are in air signs, first was Aquarius, this one Gemini, the fall one in Libra. Airs signs are communicators. Gemini is how you think, mind to mind, handshake to handshake, neighbors and sibs, local.
Gemini gives you twice the experience because the Twins are out to play! There is the masculine/feminine intertwined, the mirror of body and Soul, an as above, so below quality. You look once and see what you see; you look again and in a scintillating Gemini twinkle it has magically become something else! Its very presence makes you come alive with curiosity. Your quest becomes more vivid! Though there is difference, multiplicity, there is still that twin instinct toward mergence.
Mercury is a two way street! Communication is both incoming listening and outgoing creative expression! How you listen, when you listen, is an art, a skill we can keenly develop. Speaking, how you say it, makes all the difference. When you feel safe and strong, listening becomes possible. Speaking/listening without judgment allows sharing. Our very breath of life is engaged. When minds are together, our potential multiplies! We get to know each other better. Sharing brings a rich closeness. We feel that Sister and Brotherhood. We are more aware how we move through each other's lives. My thoughts become your thoughts. Like with Twins, with a glance we know what each other is thinking, the ultimate psychics.
Mercury in one of its own signs, Gemini, so more than average it will bring the classic Mercury snafus. Mutable Gemini and retrograde too, mind changing is max, at warp speed! Gemini is a smart nimble sign, not meant to be still. Double check materials have been ordered, appointments made for the right day and time. Call ahead to confirm everything. Not a time to buy communication devices - computers, phones, cameras, vehicles - get the full warranties if you do. Contracts you wish to have signed may vaporize. Conversations may be forgotten or misunderstood. Vigilance is required. If you move, know that it is temporary. A job started won't turn out as expected.
Mercury squares Neptune in Pisces three times during the entire cycle, May 9, May 29 and June 23. This will likely add to the confusion. These dates and the 2 days before them are cautionary. Things will be lost, lost things will be found! Misunderstandings could be rampant, simple as 'I didn't hear you.' Have your forgiveness ready and able. Understanding may not be enough. Omits, misspellings, dyslexia. Flexibility may work for or against you. Softening boundaries could be kind or let craziness prevail! Guarantee it will be entertaining even if you don't like it. Good luck.
Gemini teaches us how to think, how to think with each other. We gather data, come up with remarkable options, full bodied solutions, successful steps along the Path. This prepares us for the next Retrograde in the next air sign, Libra. Libra is partner to partner, both business and pleasure, with our peers, social, political and legal. It looks for balance and equality, to negotiate. Basic Gemini communication skills, information gathering, are the foundation for Libra relationships. Mercury in Libra retrogrades Sep 17 to Oct 9, from 15 to 0 Libra.
Mindfulness, being Present, is a spiritual poise. Relaxed, open, receptive, responsive. Communicating fully, engaged, observant, giving. Retrograde gifts us with allowing a deeper perception, the opportunity to connect with what may have been overlooked before. We can reactivate forgotten intentions, give or be given a second chance. Fears of our mind's making can be let go.
Gemini is the Breath. I like the word Transpiration! We delve, we soar, turn and dance! Curiosity is power and the joy of discovery! We bath in pure air, swept with the tides of the winds on our skin, we are intricately woven into the arms of life! The tiniest places are visited, molecule by molecule. The entire landscape is refreshed and charged. Because of this breadth of connection, Mercury in Gemini senses a twitch in cosmic consciousness before the mover knows they will move! It's the way twins work, to know each other that well.... All is connected. Mercury is there to behold the wonder and mirror it back to us on an immediate basis!
Mercury in Gemini has special talents. Laying on of hands. That handshake or a hug can be a healing relay without the other ever knowing what transpired. Gemini heals and grows through specific regimens of breath work with intention. Breathe deep, hold, release and cleanse, let go, hold, repeat. BE at peace. Automatic writing is a transmission of one's Higher Self, a Master Spirit, or it may be the general mood of the times and people, or from Great Space Beings. Sometimes it just pours forth, other times it is halting, coming in bits and pieces. In this retrograde cycle, there are three steps of progress. You may do all three or your part may be in only one of the stages.
Find out where these degrees of Gemini are in your personal chart to see what is so specially activated.
Stay mindful to every magical nuance.
May 21 Jupiter Inconjunct Pluto
June 22 Jupiter Super Trine Uranus!
May 21 Note: Gemini starts on this very day of the last Jupiter inconjunct Pluto!
Part of this 4-planet pattern, this aspect sets the 2015 tone for Gemini. The months long Super Trine rides all during Gemini, exact the last of 3 times the day after the Sun enters Cancer!
Jupiter, Pluto, Chiron, Uranus! Yod, Inconjuncts, Super Trine!
We are in the midst of this four planet pattern, 2015's biggest, involving Jupiter in Leo inconjunct Pluto and Chiron, YOD, while super trine Uranus in Aries! It is happening both before and after the Uranus square Pluto culmination March 16. Jupiter with Pluto and Uranus are in continuous connection throughout! Jupiter is with Chiron and Uranus again in June and since Chiron and Uranus are traveling closely by degrees, it continues to make close connections with them through 2019, skips 2020, then does again 2021!
The first pass, Jupiter retrograde is making its second yod (the first was Sep 9 though 23, 2014, with Chiron and Pluto, while trining Uranus, Uranus being the culprit squaring Pluto! So Pluto is being aspected by TWO outer planets during Uranus's final square to it. This set of aspects is significant because they are holding the pattern continuously from before to after the Uranus square Pluto culmination aspect.
Pluto/Scorpio The second pass is not in reverse order, either. Due to planetary motion, rather than the Jupiter trine Uranus that preceded the Uranus square Pluto, instead the square is followed by Jupiter inconjunct Pluto, holding Pluto to the flame! Not only that, the next event is Saturn retrograde back into Pluto's sign Scorpio June 14, for further cleanup, letting go, healing, reorganizing and renewing careers and commitments of all kinds.
June 22 Jupiter trines Uranus and June 30 inconjuncts Chiron the final third times and concludes the four planet pattern that started in September.
Here is the upcoming timeline of the exact aspects. The second column designates whether it is the first, second or third time the aspect happens. The last column is the degree and sign the faster moving planet is at, in this case, Jupiter.
Jupiter YOD Chiron and Pluto!
A Yod is formed by one planet being inconjunct, at about 150 degrees of two other planets and them about 60 degrees apart from each other. In other words, one planet making two different inconjuncts at the same time. Inconjuncts by themselves are a bit off center, the intention to skew the shape of things so you find information that changes your direction slightly, tunes it. It may enhance what is well in place. Since a Yod has an inconjunct to each side, there is a symmetry, support from both sides. The supports are not the same though, so it may feel a bit odd, yet there is more intelligence, like different kinds of radar, scanning as you walk your Path. The planet at the point is key. It leads the way, probing, discovering, forging, OR the two other planets are in front, seeking the best doable path and opportunities, while the planet at the point trails behind guarding, motivating, safely carrying the treasure.
You can see there are all kinds of combinations possible, and directions can reverse in a heartbeat! Truly dynamic, maximum resourcefulness!
- Feb 1 Jupiter starts 3 degrees of inconjunct Chiron in Pisces, exact Feb 17 (day before 2nd Aquarius New Moon!), leaves 3 degrees Mar 7.
- June 13 Jupiter reenters a 3 degree range, is exact June 30, leaves 3 degrees July 15. This aspect sets the boundaries of the set, the start, and concludes the entire set.
Jupiter and Chiron have traveled many of the same paths together. They are both teachers, are good at business when they settle for it, unless it goes with them, a traveling business. The inconjunct adjustments that take place here are matters of principle. Jupiter in Leo can seem to over do it, while Chiron in Pisces may be over at the monastery doing without, unless they are down at the music festival or concert too! Jupiter and Leo love spending and gambling, certain all will be well. Pisces doesn't always care about worldly things, yet Chiron is great at business and loves a romantic marriage. And, of course, Jupiter loves ceremony and Leo all the grand trappings! A few discussions may be in order, with a few roars tolerated, and some pitiful pouting at the Pisces end of things. Take breaks for tea and embracing. Compliment each other on your superb antics!
Feb 7 to Mar 7 Jupiter/Chiron/Pluto YOD! All three planets are within a continuous 3 degree YOD! The date all three are the very closest is Feb 22 1 AM. Yods are like stretchers! They tug at the sides of things. Nothing is quite straight boringly forward. Peripheral vision enhances the depth of your perception, catching little details that have bearing on, and enrich what's in front of you. There is a tad more collaboration potential as you gather in the bystanders who weren't doing much anyway, perhaps just blundering along rather aimlessly. With you they find what they were looking for too. So blessed you invited them, boththem and you! Have a keen awareness, your world is expanding!
Jupiter, the planet at the YOD point, is the key! It acts as the focal point of the informations Chiron and Pluto have available at the time, and sends it on into the world, flavored by its own type of transmission. Jupiter makes it bigger, more generous, confident, playful, full of options! That's outgoing. As incoming receiver, it sweeps for ideas from the world at large. As an optimistic planet, it raises the ante. By nature it is a planet capable of intense focus, so can make its point impressively! Sometimes it appears to be running away, but maybe it's taking the lead! Keep up!
Jupiter is midpoint Chiron/Pluto, so there is equal transference. What isn't equal is that Jupiter is past the exact inconjunct with Chiron, so that becomes the background, the matters of the past, what was, motivations from the recent experience. Jupiter is approaching, coming to, the inconjunct with Pluto. So the transference comes from Chiron to Pluto! Jupiter's encounter with Chiron flavors how it speaks to Pluto. Chiron was an adept healer/teacher. He suffered an incurable wound, speaks from experience. Pluto is more likely to listen to casual Jupiter with Chiron's what could be rather serious information. Pluto also an intense healer, may not care for Jupiter's blunt demeanor, yet respects the reality and finds a way to use the information.
Jupiter/Pluto Dates Feb 7 Jupiter starts 3 degrees of inconjunct Pluto in Capricorn, exact Feb 27, stays within 3 degrees until exact again May 21, then tapers off, leaves the 3 degree range June 9.
Jupiter to Pluto can act as a siphon, letting the top off the pressures of Pluto in Capricorn, all its expectations and commitments. A silly joke can break the spell and get people back to thinking rather than obsessing. Things get brighter; there is a leading out, away from past pessimisms, despairing cynicisms. Jupiter seeks the root, and Truthteller that Jupiter is, Pluto can't entirely hide all its secrets. Pain is cleared, a bright new long journey begins, ascends from those ashes. Jupiter often fears no evil, but believe me, it will be a little more sober and wiser, more considerate for having been singed by Pluto's lava. Pain is pain and needs respect or it can bite. Even rapscallion Centaurs need to know their limits, and sometimes that is a relief. They don't have to work so hard proving themselves, acting happy every living moment. Equanimity.
Letting go of ego, some projects, maybe retiring, could be under consideration. Adjust your finances to meet current needs. Do work that makes your Soul happy. Make your will. Accept what's yours, make realistic commitments. Definitely make time for exercise and play adventures! Leo and Capricorn are both Father related, Father Sun, Father Time. Get more clearly connected with your patriarchal history, your Dad, being a Dad. Make loving choices.
JUPITER SUPER TRINE URANUS!
A glorious fiery combination is also continuous throughout! It starts the trine within 5 degrees Feb 1, is exact March 3 but stays within 5 degrees continuously until the next exact trine June 22, leaving the 5 degree range July 21!
Jupiter casts its blessing to the planet making all hell break loose. Thank goodness it's loose. Letting go every which way. Less complacency. Not always comfortable, but lighter later! Jupiter, planet of the Centaurs, has always loved a good joke, a tall story and lots of mischief! As teachers they are often impeccable, goodness intended, and life changers by the batch (of students)! As travelers, they explore the furthest reaches, old paradigms long forgotten, exchanged for intercultural integration. Abundance flows as growth is embraced.
Uranus couldn't be happier! It shimmies like a sparkler firecracker! It loves freedom, cross pollination, bizarre and alien welcome! The old chains of fear and abuse, theft and poverty, racial and religious prejudice, need to be irreparably broken. Gatherings of Souls are called for. Diversity and Oneness. Communities need to take a stand. Research, electronics are pathways to a better way for all. Surprising truths come to light. Perspectives shift.
FAME! This is a super business aspect for spreading the word about what you do! Jupiter is the luckiest of all the planets, has trusted confidence, the best intentions, tons of optimism! Uranus is downright planetary! The fame is unbeatable! Jupiter makes the wildest ideas look Good to the greatest number of people possible! And it's fun doing it!
Planets and factors in your chart from 13 to 17 degrees will be most likely to be potently activated by the February/March aspects.
From weather to rights, it takes many aspects, looking at what matters from different vantage points and timing combinations, to make the sweeping changes we are able to be a part of on the planet today. Secure them and make them whole. Keep your eyes on the horizon.
See more, lots more, about this 4 planet set!
Saturn Back into Scorpio June 14!
At age 61, Nancy Norris, IMG, International Mountain Guide, Climber and Board of Directors Member for the American Alpine Club, on the summit of Vinson Massif 16,067', Antarctica, Dec 15, 2005
♦ 5.21.15 Note Saturn is in Sagittarius now, so do things Sag, know what your plans are, why we are doing what we do! It goes back into Scorpio June 14. While it is back in Scorpio clear your foundation, secure your funding and support of relationships. See the 2012 excerpt below.
Reach the Peak of Your Personal Power and Achievement! Time to finish things Scorpio with Saturn flavors. Clear the decks so you can move forward cleanly, with a solid foundation, into Sagittarius. Bury deep and safe, or out your Scorpio secrets, so truth telling Sag can only share what is good to be known.
Know where your monies are. Be able to account for what you have and what you are doing with it. Be sure insurances are up to date. Make or update your will. Apply for fundings. Update your mortgage, or not.
Adjust your career, work of your life. Deep satisfaction keeps you healthy. Get that feeling that you are making a profound difference. Get paid worthily for what you give; give worthily to get it. No abuse in the work place, of any kind, sexual, verbal, emotional. No bullying. Give and get respect.It's not just leadership; it's a sharing of Being that brings us all to the top of our game.
If you are not the world's greatest lover, man or woman, learn more. Sex is a sacred experience as well as just being amazing when it's good. Be true to your mate, clean up any messes, move on if that's best.
Take responsibility for your personal health. Clear up chronic patterns. Get support. No being lazy. Keep yourself in top form. Exercise reasonably, eat a balanced diet without obsession, rest well, keep hydrated.
As a healer, really listen. Sometimes that's all it takes. That makes others know they are worth listening to, and that alone makes them listen to themselves. Take time out to prevent burn out. Know when you can't help a client, patient, student or they have learned all they can with you. Move them along to their next step. Keep learning, keep up on what's new in your field. This will be even more true when Saturn is in Sagittarius, a sign of teaching!
On a 29 Year cycle, Saturn enters Sagittarius the first time Dec 23! That's two days after Winter Solstice, Yule, three days into Sun in Capricorn, and Just in time for the holidays! There could be serious flight delays, last minute cheap fares, grinchy accommodations, last minute surprise arrivals, amazing after holiday bargains! No matter what, it's a time of giving your love no matter who you are with or where you are! Saturn will be in Sagittarius until June 14, 2015 when it retrogrades back into Scorpio to review, pass any final tests, and finally finish Scorpio. It reenters Sagittarius from Sep 17, 2015 to Dec 19, 2017. Saturn was last in Sagittarius Nov 1985 to Feb 1988, and June to Nov 1988.
Saturn in Sagittarius, the Master Teacher, considers the daily working ethic, as well as profound ethics that stand the test of time. We learn in every level we work at, sometimes humbly on our very knees no matter how high ranking we think we are. Our children teach us. Religion and source of life, where our Souls are traveling to and how we do it, are important. Some philosophies will be rigid, perhaps challenged and crumble, to our great fear, devastation, humiliation. Others will be built brick by brick, true and respected, prove their worth. Saturn chisels out the faults, a Master Craftsman at work. Let go and get light. What needs protection will be guarded. Where keys and a gate are needed, they will be installed.
Work that has been carried on beyond it's time will likely be let go. Certain bothersome fragments will be let go; the time tending them will be better spent. Other work will be satisfactorily completed against the odds through shear perseverance and righteous optimism. The tower is completed, the summit reached. The structure is strong. On the other hand, do periodic checkups to watch for use of cheap shoddy materials, unsafe shortcuts. Funding needs to be adequate to the time and materials rightfully needed.
Money considerations will blow hot and cold. Sagittarius is optimistic, Saturn not. Sag wants to buy the big one, and thinks more money can come anytime, and sometimes that's true, no need to worry. Saturn cautiously tries to keep things on schedule as planned. And that can work too. Keep a basic bank balance; stay connected to supporters. Travel in the line of business makes excellent sense. Travel prices may be lowered. Good time for traveling seniors at locations medical care is easily available. Gambling will be curtailed.
Saturn, Capricorn's planet, can be quite the lover, perfect timing. In Sagittarius, that might be wildly like a rogue on the office desk, along the road, in the motel on a business trip! Saturn may also be quite conservative, or Sag, loving a good tryst, might try the senior partner, a seasoned warrior! If you choose a traveler at the Conference, have a great time, but don't expect them to stay around.
Sagittarius rules hips and thighs and your liver. God knows what happens to hips and thighs. Thankfully, Saturn is a conscientious monitor, is good at keeping vows. Eat less kibble is what my Vet says to me about my dog. More veggies, less fatty foods, candy, chocolate, alcohol.Sag loves to get outdoors and exercise. Hopefully that will help your hips and thighs too.
As to your liver, it is a sacred organ. You must have something to live FOR. Don't tax your system with overeating, too many things to do, other people's business. Being generous has its limits. You can't fool yourself when your body talks. Be true to yourself, be real, mind your own business first. You are the one who lives in your body and you can't help others when your body is down.
Saturn is up on commitments, responsibility to long term plans. Sagittarius is the long term plan specialist, a teacher of note. Generation after generation Sagittarians carry the word. They think nothing of telling great stories that make us laugh, cry, yet inspire hope. They are optimistic the journey can be made. Saturn is willing to make that trek, climb the rocky mountain, even through snow and ice they carve the way. They don't forget where we are going or why. Tremendous support team. Sagittarius, ever compensating in a good way, says even if we lose, we'll make the news! And it was fun!
Finish up that writing that you started long ago. Do the publishing. Share your ideas, prophecy. Take your sweet place along the road of Life.
Saturn back into Scorpio June 14 to Sep 17!
This foray into the future, Sagittarius, seeing where our choices can take us, prepares us for Saturn retrograding back into Scorpio June 14 to Sep 17! Saturn returns to the comfort of dark Scorpio. Our efforts will be even more dedicated. We will seriously and more precisely finish establishing allies, both in business and financially.
Pluto is in Capricorn, Saturn’s sign; while Saturn is in Scorpio it is in Pluto’s sign! Again they will be in each others’ signs, called a Mutual Reception! The last time Saturn was in Scorpio was 29 years ago, Aug 24, 1983 to Nov 17, 1985. Track that. What happened for you back then?
Excerpt from the 2012 Special Edition Newsletter before Saturn entered Scorpio the first time:
Astro*Mama refers to Master Saturn as the Divine Order of Things. I’m with her. Whether it’s giving orders or making order! In this case, it applies to all things Scorpio - oil, intimacy, big money & financial systems, Wall Street, research, recycling, death, martial arts, medicine & healing, therapy & transformation, like it or not! And Saturn is the planet of time, archetypes, earned wisdom, fathers, career and elders. In Scorpio it rules police work, organized crime, crime prevention. It might be hard work, sometimes uncomfortable, but Saturn is no time waster and accepts the gig, so you will come out ahead of the game, more sober, more clean, if you pay attention. If you need help with your health or elder care for a loved one, get it. Don’t put yourself in harm’s way – bodily or sexual danger, cruelty, abuse of any kind, theft, relational or financial deception. Keep tabs on things, no denial, let things surface to be taken care of. There will be the lowest of lows, and intense righteous pinnacles of achievement as well, sometimes concurrently, both motivators. Saturn rules the knees, so get down and get up – you/we can do this. Saturn is in Scorpio until Sep 17, 2015, so settle in and get it done. Scorpio is the sign of sharing. Intimacy is an interpersonal skill as well as sexual and private. Financial mergers are a form of sharing that builds greater capital than one can do alone, growth becomes exponential. There is no need to do this all alone, frightened – there are stars in the dark. Ask for help, offer help. Blessed be.
Saturn in Scorpio will help prepare the way for upcoming Jupiter in Virgo Aug 11, 2015. Jupiter happily moves right along; Virgo would rather just work than stop to make those connections, no matter how necessary they are. Saturn's gotta do it. Scorpio, the Healer, will get funding for Virgo the Nurse and Midwife, healing research. Saturn, the Manager, will make sure funds are allocated and secured; Virgo, the Accountant, will organize the allotments, be sure papers are signed, insurances up to date, the Will is notarized. Frugal Saturn loves it when Virgo counts the pennies.
Saturn in Scorpio will clear personal relationships - sex, jealousy, spending choices, custody. Hopefully this time there will be real healing, a clear promise. Clearing relationships will contribute to Virgo's better health so they can work without worry. Well timed, a poised Spirit, flows in peace.
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Venus in Leo/Virgo Starts Retrograde Phases
First phase June 21 to July 25 - 14 Leo to 0 Virgo
Retrograde July 25 to Sep 6, 0 Virgo back to 14 Leo,
Phase three Sep 6 to Oct 9, 14 Leo to 0 Virgo, complete
Venus the planet of Love and Beauty is in Leo
the sign of the Heart of Love. Virgo
is the sign of Maidenhood, the primordial juicy Virgin, Purity. 0 Virgo back to 14 Leo are the degrees covered. All but one are in Leo. 0 is the degree of Initiation, new beginnings. We will be launching a new system of daily living (Virgo) founded by lots of Love and creativity (Leo)!
Venus in Leo
goes from refined genteel tea ceremony caring to robust party-out rock-n-roll knock-me-down LOVE! Presents mean a lot, from the tiniest rosebud to the best sound system in LA or the finest art! The tallest heels, highest laced boots, the most magical sweeping hair, makeup to light the night! Sequins to diamonds, every star must shine! Princess or Queen, a canny lass knows what's best!
On the home front it might look like the warmest heart in the world, the tastiest sweet treats in your lunch box. A loving sweetheart makes your life easy, fixes things before you ask, brings you little gifts that make your day, knows who you are and the good things you do and says so.
On the job it is making the world a more beautiful place, a touch of beauty that makes a difference. Successful social gatherings share the pride of a job well done. Entertainment, performances exceed all expectations! Poetry tells the story, and if you are really lucky, you win the bet!
Venus in Virgo is the sweetest. Virgo wants to help. They will slave away day after day, long into the night. They care for the sick, clean up messes, manage your money, help the tenants, do yard maintenance, plant the veggie garden, feed the pets, make sure you have quality food. Whatever it is, they take the time and do more than most, better than anyone, in the shortest time! They are super natural organizers and save money, barter like a banshee. They can be Mother, Midwife, Mystic all rolled into one, all while writing the novel or the grant application!
RETROGRADE it all takes a turn. Values shift. Your body tells you it wants different. Age might become a factor. Your exercise routine may be interrupted and those chocolates add pounds. It's 99% not the time for facelifts or elective procedures. Your wardrobe is all the wrong colors and no longer fits, but wait, don't buy new while retrograde. A person you thought well of is not as expected after all. They aren't lover material, and you decide you don't like that job or want that part in the play either! A long ago abandoned lover returns and you don't know whether to switch or cut bait! Due to unexpected events, the bet is entirely lost, party cancelled. Better to wait on big spending - furniture, remodeling, expensive landscaping, or even that house. You have changed; you don't even want it anymore.
HEADS UP for late summer, early fall planning! July 25 to Sep 6, while Venus retrogrades from 0 Virgo back to 14 Leo, most wouldn't choose this as falling-in-love-on-your-vacation time, nor a wedding date choice time. Retrogrades can be unstable with constant mind changes. With this bound in the chart of something started at this time, you always have a sense of unfinished business, there is constant reappraisal. Values aren't settled. If you love that, the challenges and the Leo dramas it brings, have money to spare for when things change, then life is good, just gets better and better. If aspects are well for you, for you both, at that time, love always returns, better than ever! Leo loves big! If it is at the 0 degree Virgo time, it is probably better to choose a different time. Virgos have enough to do already, and function best in their own routines.
Generally, new needs are in the offing.
THREE PHASES Give it the time it takes. Venus is in the degrees that will
be reassessed June 21 to July 25. It Retrogrades July 25, going from 0 Virgo to half way back into Leo, 14 Leo. It will cross this same area the third time when it goes Direct September 6 on to finish the pattern October 9. The whole process will take 3 months, 18 days.
Venus makes aspects with three planets, three times each during its retrograde cycle.
- June 28, Aug 19 continuous to Sep 22, the day before Autumn Equinox, Sun into Libra, Venus trines Uranus in Aries. Blessings of friends and community organizations, loves flights, beauty inventions, new hairstyle, astrology readings, extraordinary performances, singers, gifts - especially of the electronic kind! We don't mind having a great aspect like this three times!
- June 30, Aug 19, Sep 21 Inconjunct Chiron in Pisces. These dates are traveling closely with the Trine Uranus dates. Venus in Leo wants love, Chiron wants marriage, but inconjuncts are often divorce due to an askew connection. Things just seem to slip apart. This aspect also calls money and business decisions into question. If timely significant adjustments are made the situation may be saved. Or, just let go.
- July 13, Aug 5, Square Saturn in Scorpio, Oct 10 Square Saturn in Sagittarius
In Scorpio, the first two squares, there may be loss of love or money whether stolen, misrepresented, a mistake, or greater expenses. The breakthrough may be not falling for the seduction again, realizing the payoff may not be very much, doing the tough work it takes, admitting reality, reducing expenses. There may be a necessary and natural grieving period.
In Sagittarius, your direction may not go as planned, maybe a relief, but soon better! Be careful of over confidence, fearful reactionary over spending. Give it a trial time, modify sensibly. A first step with genuine good intention often leads to another though it may be a challenging passage. Have a backup plan to ease your mind.
This pattern starts very soon. That means get with and finish up projects you want done before this time frame starts. As of June 21, many things will not turn out as anticipated, especially ones in the fixed signs, Taurus/Scorpio and Leo/Aquarius. Fixed sign's purposes are to stabilize, not disrupt, yet some change is a must, as much as the growth from chrysalis to butterfly. Things you deliberately want to be changed, might need some help getting done, so instead, let them ride, continue on and the retrograde will help loosen the roots. What will be will be. Most assuredly, it will be better when all is said and done! There may be so much transformation you no longer recognize it as what it was before. Maybe you won't even remember because the new Light has taken your breath away and filled your mind with new beauty!
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Happy Birthdays, Dear Geminis!
Complex, Amazing, Spirit of the Time Space Continuum!
Please, always remember these planetary combinations are what's happening in the world. Check with your astrologer to see how they do, or don't, activate your personal chart! May it go well with you....