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5/23 ~ Saturn Retrograde 13* AQUARIUS:
Saturn hasn’t been in Aquarius since 1991-1993 and it is about halfway through its current journey, which is affecting Leo/Aquarius/Taurus/Scorpio the most. On social/collective levels, what have we learned since the early 1990’s? How has it been going for you since it arrived there permanently Dec 2020? Saturn goes Retrograde every year, giving us a tremendous amount of stabilizing energy that you can direct consciously on your own behalf. Every year, Saturn asks us to clean up/clean out and upgrade our reality in some department of life. You can look to any area of your life that requires you to upgrade & fortify because it has essentially run its natural course and is more/less worn out. But you can also look to your Aquarius House, and see if those Areas of Life that it represents, also may require some much-needed focus & dedication. Saturn often gets our attention by creating blockages & delays, pointing out weaknesses & oversights, and during its retrograde, there are reports of folks feeling like they are being ‘held back by the elbows’. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. A better use of Saturn’s amazing energy is to slow down and check in with your personal base. How organized are you in general? Are you naturally focused and self-directed or do you succeed more often when you have a structure? This is a time to develop or fortify your Inner Authority to make choices & decisions on your own behalf, with courage & confidence. Take time to organize your thoughts or create a plan or strategy for adjusting to the changes (seemingly) being forced on you at this time. Start with small, manageable goals because accomplishing them will also give you the momentum & fortitude to go after the bigger goals. It’s time to release fear & doubt and redefine your reality on some level, if nothing else, for the new year alone.
5/26 ~ SAGITTARIUS Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse (#4 of 6):
The is the fourth in the series of six – 3-lunar and 3-solar eclipses to reset our connections in the Gemini/Sag/Virgo/Pisces Houses of our charts. We are releasing ideas, thoughts & belief systems that cannot support or guide us going forward. Eclipses facilitate a major recalibration (to the tune of 9 & 18 years) and catalyze inevitable course-corrections around what we believe to be true or possible, individually, socially & collectively. This is a spectacular opportunity to release anything that no longer reflects your personal Truth & Story, which ultimately contributes to the larger social/collective Story.
Essentially, we are supported to do some personal processing, along with some assimilation & elimination exercises. What have you learned, discovered or outgrown in the last 9-18 years? The last time we had these Eclipses was 2010-2013 and before that, 2001-2003. Now it’s time for you to integrate what you’ve experienced as a true knowing and earned wisdom. If you do not integrate the changes you’ve been through, the choices you’ve made, the knowledge you’ve learned & the wisdom you’ve earned, then they never convert from ideas-to-bricks in the Base that supports you, that foundation of your own creation. Many will stay in ‘overwhelm’ or go even deeper at this point because this much information, that does NOT get filed or deleted, WILL overwhelm the system. Gemini (May/June) time is a good time to review & explore the ideas, concepts & perceptions that have been revealed over the last 3-6-9-12 months. It’s good to note that next month (Cancer) the ‘fundamentals’ will be UP again, on the heels of these change-making Eclipses. You are supported to review which of the ideas that come up now will actually nourish, support & protect you going forward. Choose ideas that have life & vitality, choose ideas that *feel* right from your Heart-Center, choose ideas that expand your life, rather than limit, pressure or violate it. Simplify, prioritize, RE-allocate your resources and RE-direct your energy, consciously, so you are not a victim of the energies swirling around you.
I would add that the Pisces Last Qtr Moon (6/2) brings a final piece or step, pushing you to complete something and sometimes, activating a test of faith on one or many levels. What do you truly believe in your heart and soul? It seems we *Seeded* some aspect of the Garden in early May, and now in late May, we have to surrender & trust that Great Spirit will breathe life into the seeds that got planted. What *seeds* have you been sowing & nurturing? Keep in mind the intense Water/Feeling Energy, as well as the Taurus/Scorpio energy that preceded Gemini/Sag now, because power & practicality continue to leap to mind, as does ‘willing sacrifice’ (for the greater good of all involved). What belief or thought can you release so that something of greater value can be Lived ~ Experienced ~ Expressed!?! This Last Qtr Test, which brings a clearing, in preparation for the Gemini New Moon/Solar Eclipse (6/10) – which will usher in all new ideas & consciousness to guide you going forward.
The energies of this Summer are giving us an opportunity to clarify our thoughts, explore the new ideas bubbling and dream up new ways of expressing ourselves as individuals going forward. But pace yourself, this is only the first baby-step on a major New Path!! As we navigate these Eclipses, Mercury Retrogrades in Gemini too, so we’ll definitely be rewiring the brain and re-thinking our choices & decisions of the last 3-6-9-12 months. Try to schedule some down-time in June/July & August if/when possible, even one day can feel like a week’s vacation if you really give your mind and body a rest in favor of pampering your heart and nurturing your soul. You’ll feel *loved* by YOU if/when you do this kind of self-care focus. Remember, everything is a response to the last thing and preparation for the next thing. Taurus/Scorpio activated the new power, values & priorities and Gemini/Sag will activate the new ideas, choices and Story, which will lead to renewing the fundamentals that Cancer/Capricorn bring. The more consciously you navigate this period, the more fruitful your Fall Harvest will be this year.
5/27 ~ Venus (love, finances & relationships) ~square~ Neptune (illusions & delusions):
This energy is great for creative flow. If you are artistically inclined in any way, you will have access to an energy that may allow you to create something amazing. Dig deep and allow your Self to free-flow! This energy can also challenge relationships (personal or professional) to ‘keep it real’ in some way and ones which are not on a true, solid foundation are likely to dissolve under this influence. When Neptune is involved, we see life through a completely different kind of lens, often seeing the potential rather than the reality of the situation. Detach & Trust. If your relationship happens to end under this influence, it’s not necessarily a bad thing because it suggests that it was never on solid ground to begin with. Be thankful and move on. This activation is just helping you align your true values & priorities with the vision in your mind & heart, but you will have to expand your consciousness in some way, follow your inner compass and take practical steps going forward.
5/29 ~ Mercury (ideas, thoughts & concepts) ~conjunct~ Venus (values, priorities & resources):
This energy encourages you to see the Divine Order or the unifying theme running through the events of your life ~ good, bad & indifferent as well as past, present & future. This is an initiation of new values around communication, self-expression and the value of your ideas. You may finally be able to express ideas that have been percolating in your head, some people say “I love you” at this time, or articulate their feelings in deeper, more expressive ways. It’s really *juicy* for your Inner Artist, this is the beginning of expressing your creative ideas in altogether new & different ways than ever before. Allow your Imagination to free-flow. Play with ideas with no attachment to outcome. Take advantage and explore all that this energy stirs within you, but don’t give in to over-thinking or over-processing things. These connections are richer, giving you access to deeper personal growth & development through a new understanding of how all the events of your life work together for good, ultimately. You can see the necessity of certain challenges and clearly see your own personal mastery thus far. Celebrate and choose to create some new thought patterns that integrate and reflect more beauty throughout your life.
5/29 ~ Mercury Retrogrades in GEMINI:
Mercury moved into Gemini on May 3rd and won’t hit Cancer until July 11th. It’s Retrograde in Gemini is special because it is home base and where it’s strongest. For the next 3-weeks we will be reviewing, revising, remembering and redesigning our plans for moving forward. Our consciousness has been expanded and exposed to information that has change our lives, for better or worse. Either way, we have to come up with all new ways of expressing ourselves as individuals and all new ways of socializing with others. Mercury Retrograde is always a great time to clear your mind of clutter & non-essential and give your Mental Body a break – but in Gemini, it is even more of a sign to step away from phones & computers and stop the flood of input (pause for the cause) and go assimilate & integrate all that you’ve learned so far. The last time Mercury was in Gemini was May 2020 – how have you grown, mentally? What have you learned in the last year? What new ideas, thoughts & concepts were born over the last year? It is going to be an important personal review in light of the worldly issues going on because Gemini always tunes us into changes and other points of view. Use the retrograde to turn within and commune with your Angels, Ancestors & Animal Spirit Guides – ask for messages and clarity on whatever is on your mind & heart at this time and pay close attention to any choices or decisions you have to make at this time too – make sure to triple-check the details before committing to something that cannot be changed down the road.
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