Empath and Empathy VI

We usually ignore Unxes, but a Powerful case can be made that they’re the most important Angles in the astrological lexicon.  Given the (Materially Appropriate) Tenacity of the Ego, Letting Go of Habit Patterns may be our greatest Challenge as Hupers.  One Perspective says that if we tried to Live without Habits it would be like being Stoned out of our gourd on LSD all the time.  I’ve met Folks who could probably pull that off, but damn few.  Another Perspective points out that if we Lived totally from our Intuition, Habits might be temporary conveniences.  I’ve probably met more people who are close to that, but also few.

When two planets Unx one another, Patterns can Fall Away on their own – at which point we may Panic and snatch them back from Oblivion rather than face the Void in their place.  Our Unx work lies in Allowing Habits to leave peacefully while we Express our Gratitude for their Efforts at making our Life Easier.  Even if they felt like a curse, their Intention was to make our Life flow more smoothly – it was our Conflicting Needs that made them feel like a curse, not the Habit itself.

It wouldn’t hurt to review Cycles here.  They begin at Initiation, when the Cycle’s Energy is Strong on the communal Airwaves.  Then the Cycle’s Energy tends to go Underground while Entities who have profited from the Old Cycle try their best to stretch their profits as far as they can in order to maximize the return on their investments.  Meanwhile the New Cycle’s Energy is gaining Strength.  The Waxing (Increasing) Square brings the Tension between Old and New to a peak, Challenging us to finally Let Go of the Old Energy and Embrace the New Energy.

Once it thus reaches the Cultural Mainstream, the New Energy grows, Receiving Grace at the Waxing Trine, Blooming at the Opposition, and Fruiting at the Phitile (223 Degrees), which is close to the Waning Trioctile.  If we’re Tuned In we’ll can or freeze our Bounty Gracefully at the Waning Trine.  The Waning Square Challenges us to wind down, Celebrate the Fruits of our Labors, batten the hatches, and prepare to Rest.  This Void time between the Waning Square and the Initiation is the most difficult for Hupers to tolerate if they’re stuck in the Dynamic Masculine Plan-Do modality.

This is PIAVA Time.  Unless our Intuition is very Strong, we have no way of knowing what the next Cycle will be.  Sure, we can look up the future Initiation’s Sabian Symbol, as we do, but we’re still left with a Gollum-like riddle to interpret it.  It’s certainly Time to Review the closing Cycle for what we Wanted, Received, Gifted, and Invested.  And definitely Time to Inventory our Wants and Needs for the Future.  The Energy of the New Cycle isn’t totally Determined yet, and our Focus on our own Intentions will join the Vibrations from all the other Entities to fill in the colours of the New Cycle.

Before every Initiation we have a Waning Unx (Relative Ease of Letting Go).  That follows a Waning Square (Challenge to Let Go) and a Waning Sextile (Blessings following from Letting Go).  We can profitably use this Pattern to Pay Attention to what in our Life seems to be faltering at the Waning Square, Test a partial or pilot Letting Go at the Waning Sextile to see if Blessings follow, and bring out our finest Tapping-PIAVAing Iterations at the Waning Unx, to make us the Emptiest possible vessel to Receive Abundance (Having Enough to Share) in the coming New Cycle.

If we look at the Karma-Saturn/et al Waning Unx in this Light, what would we find?  The Karma-Saturn Cycle is about how The Most Important Thing is our Collection of Habit Patterns.  How have they Served us over the last four or five years (the length of a Karma-Saturn Cycle)?  How have they been a Disservice for us?  How have they Limited us (S-t-r-e-t-c-h!)?  What would we Replace if we had our druthers?  How might we Intend that?

The Karma-Pholus Cycle is about how much our Collection of Habit Patterns reinforce Repetitive Reactions to what Triggers us, and how much they facilitate Appropriate Response to Actual Events.  Use similar questions about Service and Limits.  The Karma-Quaoar Cycle is about how much our Habit Patterns Support or Hinder our Survival.

Besides Karma-Saturn et al, the other Opportunities for Letting Go of Obsolete and Self-Sabotaging Patterns (Unxes) in today’s (10pm) Chiron-Station chart, include…

  • Chiron-Moon Waning Unx to Uranus-Juno.  The Biggie here is the Chiron-Uranus Cycle, which is Waning.  Over your Lifetime (this Cycle is about 130 years old), what do you Believe the Relationship between your Soul and your Suffering has been like?  Many Religions focus on this Relationship and make Suffering into a sort of merit badge.  Have you been there?  Do you Believe that sort of Connection between Soul and Suffering can Survive into 5D, or would you rather see Soul teaming up with Miracle (the other side of Chiron) instead?

Moon Cycles only last a month, and there are an overwhelming number of them, so we usually ignore them.  But if you’re focusing on a specific Issue (such as Health) studying the Moon Cycles of a relevant planet (such as Varuna) will probably pay dividends, because the Moon is so important to so much of Life that the Patriarchy has Repressed, causing it to protrude in odd ways from odd places.  Notice that the Moon has Cycles to your natal planets as well as to planets in the Sky Now.  You could use, for instance, http://www.true-node.com/eph1/ to study the latter, entering “Moon,Varuna” in the first box.

The four-year Waxing Juno-Chiron Cycle is worth some examination.  At the Waxing Unx we get another Opportunity to Let Go of Old-Cycle Habit Patterns that are taking too much work to keep them Fruitful in the New Cycle.  Our Efforts should flow into our Rewards without too much Difficulty, and if they don’t it may be a sign that an Obsolete Habit is getting in the way.  The Juno-Chiron Cycle is about how Aware we are of our Victim Postures.  Short of Miracles (which we never want to Discount), we have to be Aware of them before we can Improve them.

  • Chiron Waxing Unx to OR10.  Since OR10 represents Intrusive Memories, we can think of it as a Treasure Chest holding the blueprints for our Karmic Traumas.  Again, Awareness is Golden, as it is frequently a prerequisite for Healing.  We’re likely to have to Retrain ourselves to Respond to Intrusive Memories with Open Curiosity rather than with knee-jerk Repression.  The Hidden parts of your Self that are willing to share those Memories are very tender, and will rapidly Retreat more if they aren’t greeted Joyfully.  We can actually Deepen our Karma by telling our Informants to Talk to the Hand.
  • Ceres Waxing Unx to Makemake-Eurydike.  The Ceres-Makemake Cycle is Waxing, while the Eurydike-Ceres Cycle is Waning.  Do we still Doubt our Abilities to Manifest or Heal?  Are we Tapping Out our Doubt?  Is it working?  You’ve done it before, you can do it again, but you need to deal with that nagging Doubt voice, or it will Sabotage your Efforts.  Some people say that it’s all Perfect As It Is, and that’s a very useful Perspective, because it facilitates our search for the Conflicting Goal that Stops us from Creating What We Want.
  • Ceres Waning Unx to Varuna.  This five-year Cycle is about Sustaining our Union with the Life Force.  If you have any Health issues Lit Up, what do they have to Teach you?  Ask them.  Are you eating too much Sugar, or eating non-Organic Sugars or Grains, which unless it’s been banned where your food comes from, are almost always laced with gut- and immune-system-killing Glyphosate?  Do you get fresh Fruits and Vegetables from Farmers Markets as much as possible, where they were still Alive a few hours ago, or do you depend on Supermarkets where Produce can be weeks old.  Are you still eating Processed Foods (anything in the store that has more than one ingredient).  On this Planet it’s Living Plants and Fungi and Bacteria that carry the Life Force; everything else is Second Hand.

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