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Karma III and a Half

May 1, 2015

Here’s a perfect example…

Thanks, Soulspeak!!

Karma III

May 1, 2015

konig5022bp Here’s a Crystal that’s perfect for this Full Moon – Konigsbergite (literally, mineral from the King’s Town), aka Amalgam.  A combination of Silver and Mercury, the same kind the Dental Industry still wants to stuff in your teeth so you can be gradually poisoned, every day, by the Mercury.  Without Linear Time, you can turn Cause and Effect around.  It’s not then that a constant low dose of Mercury leads eventually to Dementia.  It’s that when we “lose our mind” (as the Buddhists put it) in Multi-Dimensia, now we have a rational excuse!  In the 60s we didn’t drop acid to get stoned, we were stoned by the Saturn-Chiron-Uranus-Pluto fireworks and we dropped acid so we could make sense of it all!  In Einstein’s mathematics there is nothing that requires Time to flow in just one direction.

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As is always the case, Kelley Hunter brings her Powerful Perspective to the Dance under this Full Moon…

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There is Good News here, some of it historic…

Amid Mother’s protests and the billowing fascism…

We aren’t using that term lightly – fascism means that the Government and the Corporations are in bed together, and no one can deny that.

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Aside from the Main-Effect Juno-Jupiter T-Square, Dual-Tricolor Pluto Bridge, and a.Karma-Chiron Biquintile, what else does the Full Moon chart want to tell us?

The a.Karma-Chiron Conjunction is the focus of a second T-Square, formed on a base of the Opposition between Venus and Ixion-Pholus.

This would likely set up a contest between our Self-Love and our Self-Blame.  The combination of the dwarf planet Ixion and the Centaur Pholus could set up any number of personal-history and Karmic flushbacks of situations where…

  • We Acted without considering consequences, and we still regret it
  • We were Blamed for something that really wasn’t our fault
  • We did our Best but were punished anyway
  • We were Deceived into Acting against our own interests
  • We were Deceived into Acting in regretful ways against Others
  • We were accused of or punished for something we didn’t even do
  • We were the Victim of Abuse and Blamed for it
  • Our Vulnerability was Exploited and we have not Forgiven
  • We were Betrayed by those who were supposed to Support us
  • We were sold out by folks who Abandoned their Commitments
  • We were a Victim of Human Trafficking

We could even have been a barnyard Animal who pictured ourself as a pet, and then was killed and eaten.  Beyond the Veil of Linear Time, these Lifetimes are still going on.  Flushbacks is a good word for it.  As we Re-Experience these adventures, if we do, it would be good to push the lever and Flush them.  It won’t relieve the Pain, but it’ll help us stay a little detached from the Energy, increasing the odds that we can be the Witness.

On the other side of this Equation is our Self-Love.  Our treasure-trove of stored-up Traumas is like an iceberg, with only the tip reaching up into Consciousness, and the balance lurking in the Unconscious where it’s reformulated as the Limiting Beliefs that hold us back.  While our Self-Love has the advantage of being Conscious – we can hope at any rate – the disadvantage is that while the Unconscious is vast, Consciousness of often a speck floating on that vast Sea, and often without its bearings.  But, being Conscious, we do have the Power of Intention and all of the other PIAVAFs to bring to the party.  It’s no coincidence that the Inspiring Women Summit is going on as we speak…

That’s just the base of the T-Square.  The focus is on asteroid Karma and Chiron.  So there’s an excellent chance that whatever flushbacks we encounter will not have their Roots in the Present Moment.  Often just setting our own Roots into the Present Moment – Grounding ourself, or imagining a steel cable extending from the base of our Spine to the center of the Earth – is enough to provide the Separation we need to be the Empathetic Witness.  These Experiences are no fun, and Experiencing them Alone makes it worse.  When we’re the Loving Present-Moment Witness to our non-Present-Moment Traumas, we’re no longer Alone.  I know, outside of Linear Time it’s all Present Moment, but when we say “Present Moment” what we mean is “Present Moment Present Place.”

Chiron, remember, is Discouragement/Despair and Miracles, and the worst kind of Despair is Unconscious Despair, which happens when we don’t even consider the possibility that there are alternatives, because our Limiting Beliefs overshadow all.  But it’s Empathy that Heals.  So it doesn’t matter what’s going on for you.  Witnessing whatever that is, and talking back to yourself as you would to a lost child, shifts the Frequency into the Present Moment.  “You poor Sweetheart, you’re really feeling overwhelmed here, aren’t you.  Let me hold you for a moment.” 

It’s difficult to imagine that this is all that needs to be done – and it may need to be done many times, as we slip in and out of our Regressions.  We’ll be lost in the Trauma for a while, then something – the phone ringing, the color of the wallpaper, a friend’s kind word, or simply our own cycles and rhythms, will pop us back to the surface for a moment.  That’s the moment to Act with Empathy.  Sooner or later you’ll start to slip back into the Trauma and find that it’s loosening its grip.  When it leaves you’ll feel Lost for a while, as your Experience of “Normal” is no longer.  That happens whenever there is a shift in the Unconscious.  Learn to Celebrate that feeling of being Lost.  It means your Consciousness has Expanded and you haven’t re-established your bearings yet.  The more you can leave this state be what it is, the less you’ll reinvent your former cage.

There’s a bit more, and it’s quite full of Potential, but we’ll save it for Karma IV.

Karma II and the Full Moon

May 1, 2015

NoorNoor (Light) … clarity or the illumination of self by the inner light… a painting by Mahasweta,

Reader Mahasweta tells us…

“Nice post!  Here is how I have described Karma to many…  Karma is cause and effects…  it is a pattern we are going to go through again and again (abandonment, jealousy, etc.) and will continue for the rest of our life as this is what we are born to see through in this lifetime.  The cause we have no control over, it a life pattern we are born into.  The effects, that, we have control over.  How we react every time the cause is presented to us in our lives is what effects are about, that is what the pattern is and we can choose to see through this and go beyond it… and once we have  gone beyond it (where there is no reaction to the cause), we have let go of that Karma.  The cause may repeat, but when the conditioned reaction is not there, the effects are gone… and Karma needs both sides, cause and effects, to be a thing.”

Another reader asks…

How about Sedna, which you have said represents self-sabotage or actions taken out of fear?  How would you distinguish Sedna from the South Node and asteroid Karma?

I guess I don’t make much of a distinction between interpretation of the South Node and of asteroid Karma – namely, recurring circumstances (cause in Mahasweta’s terms) to which we have a significant Emotional Reaction (effects), usually to one extent or another repressed.  If they aren’t repressed, and we’re completely a Victim to our Emotions for one reason or another, then a treadmill we’re on.  If they are repressed, then we’re simply Unconscious of the connection between cause and effect and a Victim of our Karma.  Now, if to some degree they aren’t repressed, and we understand that we have the option of detaching our Identity from our Emotions and Witnessing them from the outside – well, denn können wir erlösen!  Better than immer Strebend any day!

Now Sedna I imagine to be more about Actions taken out of Fear.  Those may or may not be Karmic.  If I have a Pattern of, for instance, Acting Exploitatively because of Scarcity, I might want to ask how my natal Sedna is related to my natal Nodes and to asteroid Karma.  And to asteroid Fortuna.  There are millions of asteroids, so trying to keep track of their impact is not a reasonable proposition.  However, asteroids do have impact on us, and when one catches your Attention for one reason or another, it’s a good idea to take it seriously.  For instance, another reader writes, a few days back…

“Really feeling something yukky today…could it be the Moon Opposing asteroid Karma and Chiron?  As far as I can tell, Chiron Initiates asteroid Karma April 30 at 21 Pisces.”

Pisces 21 is “Under the watchful and kind eye of a Chinese servant, a girl fondles a little white lamb: Growth in Consciousness via its earliest tactile awareness.”  Quite an interesting Symbol.  I don’t know whether the word fondle had sexual overtones in the mid-1920s when Elsie Channeled these Symbols.  Given the nature of the 20s, I wouldn’t be surprised.  Either way, the connotation is there now, which could imply that our Karmic sexual issues could arise.  From a mid-Scorpio Full Moon, that wouldn’t be at all surprising.

It turns out that asteroid Karma (let’s call it a.Karma for short) plays an important role in the May 3 (9pm PDT, Full Moon.  

The Main Effect of the Full Moon is that it forms the base of a T-Square focused on the impending Juno-Jupiter Conjunction.  Jupiter Initiates Juno on May 16 at 15 Leo, “A pageant, with its spectacular floats, moves along a street crowded with cheering people.

So the primary impact of the Full Moon will be Expansion of Consciousness, as will become more clear at the mid-May New Moon.  When novel Experiences confront us over the next few weeks, it would behoove to be Conscious of any Judgment that arises around them, and attempt to view them without Judgment.

The Full Moon is Bridged by Pluto, which the Sun Trines.  This creates a Major Tricolor of Sun Square Juno-Jupiter Quincunx Pluto Trine Sun, and a Minor Tricolor of Moon Square Juno-Jupiter Quincunx Pluto Sextile Moon……

When any Experience Challenges our Identity here, we can unlock Grace by Wondering (seeking Insight, not analysis) what it is we must do.  When an Experience Challenges our Emotions during the first half of May, we can Wonder what Action we might take to quell the Disturbance in the Force.  So far we haven’t encountered Karma.

Though the Full Moon is Octile to the Nodes…

Though the Universe does ask for an “Adjustment” or Rebalancing of our trajectory in Life.

More noteworthy: Juno-Jupiter Biquintiles a.Karma-Chiron…

So the big theme of the next two to six weeks is Expansion of our Consciousness through Learning about how we’re bummed out by recurring causes that aren’t actually Present-Moment, but to which we React as if they are Present-Moment.  If our Reactions are Emotional, that’s great; to achieve Liberation we need only step aside and Witness the Emotions. 

A more typical Reaction to Karmic repetitions, however – since the Emotions are usually to some degree repressed – is to let the mind create any number of links between the cause and whatever Demons we’ve come to believe habitually Victimize us.  So our assignment is to be watchful for Anxiety or Worry, or any desire to intellectualize our Experience.  We need to meet it with Curiosity.  “Oh, there’s that tendency to want to understand what’s going on so I can protect myself from it.  Well, what if I just didn’t worry about it.”  Of course we’ll need to repeat this practice moment to moment, because just because we caught it once, doesn’t meal it’ll roll over and play dead.  The nature of Karma is Habit, and we only break Habit by repeating the process of Noticing that we’re entering the chute, and substituting a new Behavior.

There’s more to say about this Full Moon, and about a.Karma’s roll in it, but this is plenty to chew on for now.

Except that we should add one thing.  Note that, contrary to our Programming, Cause and Effect is not a Universal principle.  Cause and Effect requires Linear Time, and Linear Time is a hypnotic intellectual technique to get you to Believe that you’re stuck in one Lifetime.  Folks have many reasons to want you to Believe this, but now that (by virtue of its “discovery”) Sedna is moving into Consciousness and the Veil is thinning, we need to start Learning how to operate outside of Linear Time.  That’s actually pretty easy to do.  Just think of an important memory, and Notice that you’re no longer in the Present Moment, you’re transported to the Time and Place where that memory originally occurred.  That seems kind of trivial, and it is, but it can break the mold enough to allow you to begin Noticing other lapses of Linear Time.

If you’re an “Emotional Thinker” – you judge Truth not by logic but by how it feels in your Belly (usually Venus or the Moon or Vesta in a Water Sign, or sometimes in an Earth Sign) – you don’t live in Linear Time anyway.  Chances are though, since we’re programmed so thoroughly into Linear Time and Cause-Effect that it’s difficult to imagine how it could be otherwise, you Judge yourself for having a hard time fitting into the dominant paradigm.  So your assignment isn’t to start getting out of Linear Time, it’s to stop Judging yourself for being so far ahead of everyone else!

Oh, by the way, Chiron Initiates Vesta on May 13, also at 21 Pisces.  So we’ve some serious waking to do here, but more on that later.

Fear, Power, and Rebirth

April 25, 2015


First the Good News – Ceremony and Ritual can trump Corporate Control…

And while this sounds like Bad News, it’s actually not, because the more people know about the Unsustainability of Corporate Agriculture, the more likely we are to begin to rescue our Future from our Multinational Masters…

Does anyone even remember the WTO ( )?  It’s alive and well, and Obomba’s trying to, pretty much secretly, extend it to more countries across the Pacific with his “Trans-Pacific Partnership” ( )  The primary function of the WTO is to give Multinational Corporations more Political Power than national governments. 

And why is Powerlessness a strong theme here, when we should be enjoying Ceremony about our recent Big Rebirth?

We’ll write more about this soon, but basically, Chiron is moving into a Sextile Fez as it Squares Ixion, Quincunxes Haumea, and Sextiles Sedna.  In a Sextile Fez, we resolve the Challenge of the Square by Wondering about the Quincunxes, and Paying Attention to the base – the two planets in the base are both the foci of Fingers of God.  The Challenge is Chiron (Despair/Miracle) Squaring Ixion (Ruthlessness).  The Quincunxes are Chiron to Haumea (Rebirth) and Ixion to Sedna (Action based on Fear).  The Yods are to Sedna and Haumea.  In short…

We need to Ask ourselves, over and over again, What is it that we Fear? then Tap it out, Empathize Lovingly with the Fear, and/or otherwise move into it.  Not through it, into it.  We’re on an Edge between Despair and Miracle, and the worst kind of Despair is when we don’t even Believe there is a possible solution to a quandary that faces us – such as the rising tide of fascism (which means that Governments and Corporations are united against the People).  This is not about finding an Answer or dispelling Fear, it’s about Being Present with it. 

If we aren’t terrified about our Future, we aren’t Paying Attention.  We can’t Deny it.  But we have to be Loving with it.  We could even Celebrate it.  The important thing is that we bring it into Consciousness.  Equally important – bring our Rebirth up into Consciousness as well.  As more people become aware of the Unsustainability of fascism for all but the elite, the scope of Planetary Rebirth expands.

Meanwhile Eris (Exposing Denial) Opposes Haumea, Trines Ixion, and sits at the midpoint of the Chiron-Sedna Sextile.


April 16, 2015

Real Life.  Herstory versus History.  Boston.  Garissa.  Lac Megantic.  WTC.  Gaza.  Tacloban.  Fukushima.  Phuket.  Sarajevo.  Da Nang.  Nagasaki.  Tokyo.  London.  Dresden.  Iwo Jima.  Auschwitz.  Hamburg – in a different body, but “I” was there.  Gallipoli – a hundred thousand dead in a single battle.  Today we struggle to get to a hundred – this is actually progress.  Simferopol.  Gettysburg.  Waterloo.  Troy.  It goes on and on.  Sarajevo was where the Romans settled the Ostrogoths!  And where the Ottoman Empire was never quite put to rest.  It goes on and on.  For how long?  Who do we Blame?  Shall we stop?  Can the Planet afford to support us all if we stop?  What about the Elephants?  The Starfish?  Between Killer and Killed, what’s the Coin? 

What is it that we do or don’t do out of Fear?  We aren’t talking about bravery and cowardice.  We’re talking about what we do every day Unconsciously to perpetuate the War.  Fear is the absence of Love.  What is it that we do every day out of the absence of Love?  No answers, answers are just the mind masturbating.  That won’t change the Unconscious.  Just Curiosity, just the unanswered Question, lingering, for the Unconscious to put on the rotisserie and serve up to us when its done, a surprise when we least expect it.  There’s an inflection point here.  It will be different for each of us.  But the Opportunity is here this weekend, and it’s Big.

Creating The Uncommon

January 19, 2015

Carol Tuttle is an EFT (Tapping) professional.  Her blog today includes a great and oh-so-timely video about Manifestation, Limitation, and Tradition…

Scroll down a couple of screens for the video.  As I’m writing this, Neptune (Spirit) is in the process of Initiating Mars (Doing)!

I often wonder if these folks have astrologers, or if they’re just very in tune with the twists and turns in the Zeitgeist.  The Initiation occurs at 6 Pisces, “A parade of army officers in full dress.”  Interesting picture.

The key to dealing with Neptune is that it represents Confusion (which of course is the first stage of Growth) when seeing the World through Material eyes, and Clarity when seeing the World from a Spiritual or Energy Perspective. 

So we look at this parade picture as if it was on the news, and we think “Oh shit, more war.”  But what is the Energy in the picture?  In full dress these folks aren’t going to war, they’re showing off their Dance.  If they’re in a parade (at least in some countries) they’re more likely to have already been to war.   And what characterizes a reunion of military folk?  Usually Camaraderie.  So if we allow ourselves to Dream a little instead of being “Realistic,” we might see more Community Collaboration over the next year or two as this Mars-Neptune Cycle develops.

A common Dilemma with Mars-Neptune is the apparent Conflict between Spirit and Flesh.  Mars-Neptune can sink us into many false dichotomies.  Spirit and Flesh are the same thing; it just depends on which set of glasses you’re wearing.  When they seem to Conflict, move to “the Coin” rather than the heads or the tails, or in this case, the Crown or the Root.

More Immune System

October 24, 2014

Good news!  All eleven parts of Ty Bollinger’s video series on The Quest for the Cures Continues, which ran daily for the last two weeks, are being aired all weekend, at…

While these videos are specifically about controlling Cancer without creating additional harm to the body, they’re excellent input for making your immune system resistant to all manner of invasion.  They’re good through “midnight Sunday night,” which I believe is 11pm PDT October 26.

A reader has sent along a link to this well-written article…

about someone who’s actually investigating the “placebo” effect, including its measured impact of physiology.

Current Events – Portal 6.24-6.27

June 22, 2014

una8844bpA “Mineral” is a coherent Crystal composed of specific Elements and Ions (not molecules – Crystals are made up of repeating Ionic structures, while molecules are discrete units).  A “Stone” is a combination of Minerals.  When Minerals frequently pair up in certain ways, the Stone gets a name.  Unakite is a Stone, comprised of green Epidote (a simple Calcium-Aluminum-Iron Silicate Hydroxide) and pink Feldspar (a complex Potassium-Sodium-Aluminum Silicate).  Unakite symbolizes Partnership, as it’s one of the few stones that combines the two Fifth-Chakra (Heart) colors, green and pink.  We’re working in this Portal with Partnership between our Ego and our Soul.

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Plus a week or so on either side.  This shouldn’t be a big deal.  If we’ve been dragging our feet on our Yintegrity work, and on noticing and shifting our dysfunctional Patterns, though, it could  get ugly.

Mars Opposes Uranus at 1am PDT June 25.  Just Mars (which operates more on the mundane level so we only consider it when it’s dancing with The Bigs), just an Opposition (which usually only creates problems for those still stuck in Either/Or), and it’s just the Confidence-Builder phase (third pass of three), so not a biggie.

But how was April for you?  If you didn’t take Responsibility for any hassles then, you have the opportunity now to make up for it.

Life is like assembling a piece of Ikea furniture.  If we get sloppy on step 17, step 26 will be a killer.  Each one of these astroevents is a step in assembling a Lifetime, but a Lifetime is a zillion times more multidimensional than an Ikea armoire.  Ignore one step, and the others just get more and more complicated and confusing.  The April step (and the December step before that) was about

How vigorously we were willing to defend our True Self

How did we do?  Did we pass the test?  We find out in this Portal. 

  • If we did a decent job in April, we’ll get another opportunity to practice, and this time we’ll ace it.  We’ll know exactly what to do when Mom says that again or the boss does that again.  And we’ll never fret about this sort of threat to our Identity again. 

That’s why we call this the Confidence-Builder stage.

  • If we took the easy way out in December and April and Gave Away our Power again, well, we’ll still get another opportunity to practice defending our True Self, it just won’t be so easy.  We’ll still be trying to be “nice” and wavering about being honest.  Or we could just blow up, as the internal pressure to finally Claim our Power, and the programmed need to avoid rocking the boat, meet in a 120-kph internal head-on.

Remember, Power is never given, that’s an oxymoron.  Power is always taken

The adjectival form of Power is Politics.  If our only way to play Politics is to play nice, we’ll get stabbed in the back more often than not.  To play Win-Win, we have to constantly assess whether our Mirror (ie, the Other person or party) is playing Win-Win too.  Because if we’re playing Win-Win and they’re playing Win-Lose, we Lose hands down.

A synonym for Power is Ego.  Ego’s job is to keep us alive and well.  It’s a noble calling.  In some cases Losing at Politics is an Ego Death.  Ego Death is good if you’re Conscious that you’re molting, but very painful if you aren’t – and usually painful even if you are Conscious.  So I’m not against Ego Death by any means, just recommending less painful alternatives.  Someone has to defend your True Self, and if it ain’t you, it ain’t nobody – everyone else is in the same pickle.  How you Respond to Ego Death is critical to the shape of the new Ego you’ll be creating out of the ashes of the old one.

This is another case where, if we’ve repressed an important facet of our Self, or if we’ve been programmed to be someone that we really aren’t, then when we move to Recover our repressed Skill or True Self, we have to start over at the age where we left off.  That’s intimidating, because we don’t want to act six years old at work, or turn three years old when we need to ask for Respect.  But it has to be done, or future archeologists will puzzle over our deformed fossil.  Practicing in non-critical situations is beneficial – act out a scenario with a friend instead of your boss or your partner. 

And Jupiter T-Squares the Nodes at 3am PDT June 27.  This is a one-shot event, but it’ll trigger the same April issues because our last big Jupiter mash-up was the very close  April Uranus-Pluto-Jupiter-Mars Grand Cross, and because claiming our True Self is nothing if not an adventure in Letting Go of our Karma and realigning our Identity and our Mission.

No matter how well we did in April, we can expect whatever remains of our dysfunctional Patterns to be up in our face during this Portal, as well as pressure to move toward our Deepest Desires.  When something important doesn’t work and it’s deja vu all over again, by all means Pay Attention enough to tentatively Identify the Pattern so you can PIAVA what you Want instead.  But forget the Analysis. 

Analysis does not work on a Square.  Analysis is reductive, and a Square must be addressed holistically.

Whenever you catch your mind crawling over the problem, thank it for trying to help and put it to work on a game of Sudoku.  Besides being unpleasant, trying to think your way out of a Karmic dilemma will just make it worse.

What would you have Wanted out of the situation?

PIAVA that directly, then make sure you Change the Subject.  Mark your calendar so you can revisit the problem in a couple of days, and examine what happened between your PIAVA and this later review.

If you want to speed this process up, use Theta Healing.

That website is always way too busy.  Just buy the book, Theta Healing: Introducing an Extraordinary Energy Healing Modality by Vianna Stibal.  I’m going to butcher the process here, so don’t blame Vianna!

I’ll give you a really bastardized short form of the process here, but this is an unpainted child’s tricycle compared to the chauffered red Rolls Royce in Vianna’s book. 

  • Wait till you haven’t had any alcohol in a half-day or so, you’re well-rested, and feeling pretty alert
  • Drink a glass of Water
  • Ground yourself (imagine a cable running from the base of your spine to the center of the Earth)
  • Close your eyes
  • Roll your eyes upward and keep them there
  • Then say to yourself, “Great Spirit [or God/Goddess or whomever works for you], Creator of All That Is, I Command XXX.”
    • Where “XXX” is what you Want
    • Add “lovingly and gently” if you’re trepidatious
    • Add “rapidly and completely” if it’s Life-and-Ego-Death important
  • “It is done, it is done, it is done.  Thank you.”
  • Pause a moment while the dust settles
  • Then say, “Show me.”
    • What you’ll be shown is how well it worked, or what else might need to be Commanded to get it done

If this super-simplified version works at all for you, then by all means get Vianna’s book or CDs and explore the method further.  It if doesn’t work for you, like I say, don’t blame Vianna – you need the book even more.  This is a very powerful incantation.  This is why Command, along with of course Wonder – as in Curiosity – have been added as silent members of PIAVA.

The difference between our Karma and the Habits that hide our True Self is the same as the difference between a blue car and a car that’s blue.  Same with the difference between finding our Mission in the Lifetime, Following Our Joy, Recovering our True Self, and Living in Yintegrity.  It’s all one Work.  Sometimes our Karma is attached with glue, sometimes nails, sometimes screws, sometimes welded.  So when one tool doesn’t work, we try another.

Remember that here after the End of Time, Karma is dead.  The Illusion of Karma is alive and well, because Karma is after all nothing but Inertia, and we’ve been dancing with this Inertia for a long time. 

Karma is often translated as The Law of Cause and Effect.  But we know Cause and Effect requires Linear Time, because by that Law Cause must come first.  And we also know Linear Time is an Illusion, since All There Is Is Now.  Even Einstein couldn’t find any reason why Time couldn’t run backward.  Causean Defect is so deep in our (Western) heritage that it’s very difficult to even conceive of a Universe operating by different rules.

Jung postulated what he called the Principle of Association as an alternative to Cause and Effect.  He was contemplating a situation where a man was killed in an accident while the man was at work, and at the moment he was killed, a large swarm of Crows landed on the roof of his house (he didn’t work at home).  We have to stand on our heads to make that anecdote fit into Cause and Effect.

But what it’s easy to imagine from that story, is that there is a larger process going on than our Awareness typically encompasses.  A Mystery.  Like the sudden sharp downpour, Lightning, and loud clap of Thunder during my mother’s funeral.  Cause and Effect (which is an entirely Intellectual process, happening in the mind of the observer, not in Reality) is used as a manipulation to keep us out of Mystery, to keep us away from Spirit.  Put Cause and Effect together with Retribution, and you have a powerful way to keep peasants “in their place” and separate Egos from Souls.

To break free of Karmic Inertia we only need one thing – to remember that it’s a Paper Tiger.  Once you turn around and face your Sisiutl, you’ll see how the Monster destroys itself.  But we’re so used to expecting horror that we’re loathe to turn around.

Once we Recover the Abandoned Herstorical Child (from this Lifetime or another) that has become our Sisiutl, then we start our journey to teach age-appropriate Skills to this Child.  That can be daunting.  But once we remember that Life is on our side, we’ll remember that this Learning process goes remarkably quickly.  From the threshold it seems huge.  But it’s only the first step that’s intimidating, the rest is Grace, as we Integrate into Bliss.

A footnote: The Saturn-Chiron Trine is parallel to the Mars-Uranus Opposition.  It’s not a rectangle, it’s a trapezoid or trapezium.  Otherwise, it’s similar to the Box Configurations we’ve been discussing.  Except the “X” it creates aren’t Oppositions, but Quincunxes.  As Box Configurations are driven by the Oppositions, this sort of trapezium would be driven by the Quincunxes – Mars-Chiron and Saturn-Uranus…

We’d be ahead to encourage our Curiosity about how Action relates to Miracles (which might have something to do with the process appearing to be hard but ending up to be really easy), and encourage our Curiosity about what sorts of Magic might happen if we really did Follow Our Joy.