Archive for the ‘Cycles’ Category

Still Chopping Cherry Trees 2

October 12, 2019

Meanwhile, Pluto (Compulsion and Transformation) and dwarf planet Chariklo (Self-Doubt/Confidence) are still Merged, and with them asteroid Hopi (Respect for All Things).  We are in Truth Unlimited Spiritual Beings, so when we Judge anything that we Believe to be Other, we actually Judge ourself.  And deep down, we Know it, we just don’t like to admit it because so many of us Define our Ego by what we’re trying to Convince ourself that we aren’t.  You know, Those People that supposedly Do or Believe all those Terrible things.

And to top it all off, this Pluto-Chariklo-Hopi (Don’t Pretend Like That Isn’t Your Issue – Even If It’s Mine Too We’re Just Mirrors For Each Other!) Challenges (T-Squares) the Eris (Revelation of Denial) Full Moon.  These aren’t Games (well, unless we’re Clever enough to Understand that, to the Soul, Ego Is just a Game) – we’re being told pretty Clearly by the Universe that we need to get to Neutrality before the Poo really hits the fan.

Three months from today Pluto Initiates Saturn.  Pluto is the Master Timekeeper, determining the Zeitgeist of the Planet.  Saturn means The Most Important Thing, so the beginning of a new 30- to 40-year Saturn-Pluto Cycle is a Big Deal.  Let’s go back and look at the last Century through the lens of Saturn-Pluto…

  • October 1914 – Pluto Initiated Saturn in 3 Cancer, “A man bundled in fur leads a shaggy Deer,” a 33-year Cycle.  Sounds like we were in for a Cold third-of-a-Century.  The Initiation was three months after the start of World War I.
  • August 1947 – Pluto Initiated Saturn in 14 Leo, “A huper Soul seeking opportunities for outward manifestation,” a 35-year Cycle.  Mop-up begins after World War II, and the Cold War starts.  By twenty years later the US economy (as measured by the S&P 500) was worth five times as much as it was in 1947.  While the Cycle wound down, the size of the US economy was reduced by 60%.
  • November 1982 – Pluto Initiated Saturn in 28 Libra, “A person becoming aware of spiritual forces surrounding and assisting them,” the Cycle spanning 38 years.  1982’s Jupiter Effect, an Alignment of all nine then-planets within a quarter of the Zodiac, presaged the Harmonic Convergence of 1987-92, with its End of the nine Hell Cycles of the Mayan Calendar, which began when Cortez landed in Mexico.

Eighteen years later the US economy (S&P 500) was worth seven times as much as it was in 1982.  Nine years after that, as the Cycle began to wind down, it was worth half as much.  During the following (ie, most recent) ten years the US government printed tonnes of new money and gave it to the already-wealthy.  Without that Grift, er, Gift, the economy would probably have continued to fall.

  • January 2020 – Pluto will Initiate Saturn in 23 Capricorn, “A soldier receiving two award for bravery in combat,” to begin a new 33-year Cycle.  Well, we can Hope that the awards are delivered for past combat, though considering the likelihood that Climate Change will create Wars, Famine, Pestilence, Conquest, or all four, that may be in vain.

In December 2020 the Digital Age will begin in earnest.  We would Expect a major crash in the US economy of about 70%, as the anomalies created by the Grift of the 1% are worked off.  It’s entirely Possible that Jubilee could grant some degree of economic Freedom to everyone, which could produce a flood of small-scale Creative Entrepreneurship developing the beginning of the Digital Age while effectively addressing Climate Change.

It wouldn’t hurt Visualize that, or something better.  Focus on the World You Want To Live In, not the World You think Everyone Should Live In.  Everyone Wants something slightly (or hugely) Different, and there’s no reason why all of those Worlds can’t occupy the same Time and even the same Space – except Our Desire That Others Have To Live By Our Rules.  There should be plenty of room for soldiers to win multiple combat awards – which could even be in online Digital War Games.  Or, after the previous inhabitants have been evacuated, they could enjoy Analog War Games on Islands while they sink beneath the Sea.  Atlantis the Sequel.

Quiet?

October 7, 2019

Hmmm.  We routinely review Stations, Initiations (first Conjunction in a series), and Moons (New and Full), and that usually covers most Disturbances in the Forest.  And certainly the Moons are making it pretty clear that we aren’t done yet with all that Saturn-Dragon Karma or the Aletheia-Veritas Scorpio Truth-Facing.  B-u-t, it Feels like there’s more going on, so we better have a look…

And yes, today (6 October 2019) dwarf planet Ixion (Forbidden Genius) Opposes dwarf planet Chaos (Unlimited Potential).  That’s Big enough to have an impact.  We have enough history with these dudes to be able to extend their orbits back into only about the 17th Century so we don’t know where this Cycle began.  Ixion is faster (250 years per loop, about the same as Pluto) than Chaos (310 years), but since their orbits aren’t circular, their travel per year isn’t constant, and they’ve been Opposing off and on since about 1850.

Oppositions Manifest the Second Harmonic, which is about Ritual.  There’s no question that there’s Power in Repetition, but there are Times when accumulated Change requires a New Approach.  The Intuition of Greta and her fellow travelers, for instance, that CO2 accumulations are at that stage, probably indicates just such a Time.  While it’s long but thought-provoking, here’s an excellent dissection of the World’s Political Economy, another good example of accumulated Need for Change…

https://www.wired.com/story/trump-style-nationalism-make-globalism-great-again/

Oppositions recommend either Embracing or Rejecting Ritual, but both Ixion and Chaos strongly suggest that Change is due or overdue. Here’s another good example about Moving Outside of “the Box”…

https://www.permaculture.co.uk/articles/therapy-gardening-and-permaculture

Ixion represents what we’ve been forced to Repress, and advises that when our Values are so glaringly Violated that we can’t help but Act contrary to the social conventions we’ve been programmed to obey, we need to Act.

And Chaos symbolizes all the things that we’ve been taught are not Possible, an Open Invitation to Exceed these Limits even if we don’t know how and even though we know we’ll be considered Loony just for talking about it – if we can even Conceive of Transcending our Limitations!  We need to be Conscious of our Limits before we can do that.  For most of us, when we do think about it, we assume that our Limits are akin go the “Laws” of Physics.

Much Stress, in other words.  If we’re a Republican or a Tory who actually has a Soul, our Stress is very easy to understand.  For the rest of us it may not be as obvious.  It may just feel vaguely Stressful, or we may just be Blaming somebody else for anything that’s not flowing swimmingly.

For anything in your Life that’s taking more Effort than it “should,” try Reframing it as an Unconscious Limitation of your own (Chaos).  If it’s Unconscious, how can we Access it?  We need to PIAVA – Pray, Intend, Affirm, Visualize, Ask, Command, Wonder – or otherwise Invite the Unconscious to Open Up for us.  When I Command (https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/category/manifestation/piava/theta/) to be Informed, the first answer I get is about Worthiness.  Chariklo (Self-Confidence and Self-Doubt) is part of what’s been Lit Up by the recent Pluto Station and our Karma work.

When I try to Command Worthiness, I can’t stay awake!  So I Tap Out (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzVd6Ww0as4) Worthiness: “Even though I may not Feel Worthy of what I Need, I Deeply and Completely Love and Accept Myself”… and then try Pushing my way through Commanding Worthiness, alternating Tapping and Commanding till I can see myself Receiving what I Need when I get to the “Show Me” stage.

The chart…

…suggests that Unconscious Fear is involved (Vesta-Sedna Finger of God).  Do you tend to stick to conventional ideas about things because you Fear Ridicule by your Peers or “Superiors”?  Were you ever Ridiculed or Teased as a Child?  How did that Feel?  Have you Reframed your Humiliation or Shame into their Abuse yet?

Could it be that the delay in your Appreciation of What You Want, is also partly due to your Hesitation – or to be blunt, Fear – about Transgress a social convention (Ixion)?  If so, which social convention might it be?  The Dualistic mind easily moves to Blame, so even if this seems Obvious, it’s probably a good idea to PIAVA it, to get the Perspective of the Intuition, which is always broader in scope than mentality.  You may be involved in a Delicate Political Dance, and may not be Willing to Let Your Tiger Out, or your Kitten, even if it might help.  But it’s important to be Present with What You Really Feel, even if you don’t share it.

Not much Delicate about the Political Dances in the News, but it remains to be seen which Strategies win the battles, and which ones win the wars.

 

Chopping Cherry Trees IV

October 3, 2019

Here’s a great example of how we as consumers really do have Power over the faceless Corporate World…

https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/consumers-force-lobbying-group-big-food-brands-re-brand-itself

“To a child, all Nature is new.  Given the chance, a child interfaces with a Nature that has no names, no labels.  Grass is not green; it is not a lawn; it is Mystery.  This is what a child connects with; Mystery.  But the child grows, learning to walk and talk, then to read as their schooling begins.  Names and labels are now being attached to Nature.  That ‘stuff’ that tasted strange is now green grass, and Mystery is banished, along with that previous connection.

“As we are taught more and more about Nature, so, without our ever realizing it, we actually know less and less.  Our intellectual knowledge grows, but our direct knowing recedes.  Moving through our school grades, we are now pushed into an intellectual world that seeks to understand Nature, yet adding ever more of the labels of limitation.  If once, as a child, we had a real connection with Nature, by the time we are an adult, the average student is locked out of any true relationship with a metaphysical Nature.

“Intellectually, most adults relate only to a physical Nature, accepting, as does everyone else, that this is all there is.  But there is so much more!  How can we intellectually understand Nature, when it is not an intellectual expression?  It makes no sense!  Like us, Nature is an expression of conscious intelligence, but this, our greatest potential, is abandoned, littering the classroom floors where it was destroyed by the scissors of unintentional ignorance and thoughtless separation.

“Throw away the keyhole – if you can – and let me give you a different, considerably larger view.  The Nature that we see and relate to on Earth is the physical reflection of a vast, holistic, intricate, metaphysical and universal Nature.  In everything in life, the metaphysical precedes the physical.  There are no exceptions.  Consider the implications of this!

“When all this becomes your inner knowing – not a concept – your actual reality, then your whole relationship with Nature and life is forever changed.  You are now able to have a relationship with the nonphysical Nature that cannot be physically seen or touched, but which can be experienced and listened to.  Nature communicates, but nobody is listening.  We have lost the skill.  We no longer realize that there is a vast difference between hearing and listening.

“Two people talk to each other, but neither truly listens; they hear.  We can hear and think, but we cannot listen and think.  Thinking takes us out of the moment… we cannot think our way into the moment.  To listen, we are required to be in the moment.  This means that to listen to the inaudible voice of Nature, we have to be in the moment.  We are not good at this!  It means being fully conscious.”

–Michael J. Roads, Entering the Secret World of Nature, pp.182-4.

Today, 3 October 2019, the two asteroids that symbolize Truth, Aletheia and Veritas, met in the middle of the Sign that means Diving Relentlessly into the Heart of the Matter, Scorpio.  They were joined by the asteroid that symbolizes Boundaries, Pallas.

In the chart of this Union…

…this Protection of Truth is part of an Easy Path (Double Trine Bridge) across a Challenge to Transcend our Resistance to our Instincts (T-Square to a Stellium of Bee-Zed, Jupiter, Ceres, and Jupiter).  The other part of this Easy Path is our Compulsion to Know the Importance of Respect for All Things (a Stellium of Pluto, Saturn, and asteroid Hopi).  The sources of the Challenge (Opposition under the T-Square) are Becoming Conscious of our Choices (Juno-Moira) and Confusion about our Sovereignty (Neptune-Lilith).  Bear in mind that the Unconscious does not know Direction, only Dimension.  Direction is a property of the Dualistic Observing mind.

Consequently we often encounter the Exact Opposite of what we Expect.  Someone totally ruled by their Instincts, who Respects only themself, who like Goebbels works very hard to set Boundaries against the Truth, who is very Confused about their own Sovereignty, and who is not Conscious of their Choices but only Obsessed with their own Perceived Fate, is a Poster Child for this Energy.  While the Star itself has “moved on,” the Midpoint of Scorpio is associated with the Royal Star Antares.  The Royal Stars promise great success, but with a caveat, a downfall.  The downfall of Antares is to seek Intensity and Drama for the sake of Intensity and Drama.

Expanding into Truth 2

September 26, 2019

As we’ve been pointing out repeatedly since July’s Truthiness post (https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/2019/07/25/truthiness/), both asteroids Aletheia (Truth of the Heart) and Veritas (Truth of the mind) are in Scorpio (Getting to the Bottom of Things, Relentlessly) and moving rapidly toward Merger (Conjunction).  So the ubiquitous news about Habitual Prevaricators getting caught standing in their own you-know-what is no Surprise.  These two Merge on 3 October 2019, about eight hours after Pluto (No Exit) Stands Still (is at Max Power).  They don’t leave Scorpio till early November.

If you haven’t been following this Thread, you’d do well to skim from Truthiness forward till now, as Truthiness has been entwined with our Karma and several other Heavy Threads – including getting Truthy about our own Karma.  Particularly notice how the hooligans are dressed in the first video of the Ixion, Forbidden Genius 3 post.

Our first 27 September astroevent (5:30 am PDT) is asteroid Nemesis (Ego Death) moving into Virgo (Ego Death).  Nemesis symbolizes Guilt and Punishment, and we Transcend that with Ego Death – we either Accept that we’re a Bad Person, or Decide that the Rules we’ve broken are Bad, that we’re being Blamed Unfairly. or that we’re being Blamed Fairly, and Intend to Reform.  Any of which Requires an Ego Adjustment, some bigger than others.

Virgo meanwhile is the rope Bridge between Leo and Libra, between the Pinnacle of Individual Development, and the First Meeting of Other, where we’re basically Infantile.  I mean, in Leo we barely knew Other existed.  We thought those disembodied clapping hands were part of our scenery.  Maybe a zip line, or a rappel with no belay, would be a better metaphor than a rope Bridge.  If we don’t go through a tonne of Ego Adjustment in Virgo as the hands stop clapping, we’ll be in big Trouble when we get to Libra.  Maybe you remember situations where you’ve Felt at the top of your game, and Believe you were meeting someone pretty much as Equals, only to very quickly Discover they were waaay ahead of you.

It’s no Help that dwarf planet Chariklo (Self-Doubt and Self-Confidence) is also Strong (Stationary), its Energy peaking a few minutes after midnight PDT on 28 September.  Or maybe it’s Helpful, if Self-Doubt leads us to Self-Examination and Change, or we Respond to getting caught in Over-Confidence by Adjusting our Attitude.

The Nemesis Sign-Change chart is like so…

Just a Big Tricolor (Mystery; the red-green-blue triangle) and a Mjölnir (Epiphany – the lighter yellow lines).  With a Tricolor we unlock the Grace in the blue line by Refusing to Let the mind Believe that it Understands the Confusion inherent in the green line.  Said another way, there’s an Easy Relationship (Trine) between the Climate Emergency (Pholus-Quaoar) and our Ego Death (Nemesis).  But the Ease is locked out of our Awareness when we Allow the Challenge (Square) that Unconscious Fear (Vesta-Sedna) makes to our Ego (Nemesis) to Dominate our Attention.  We’re referring to Pholus-Quaoar as the Climate Emergency, but it includes the Political and Economic Uncertainty that’s Afoot.

We Restore the Ease by Surrendering to our Higher Power the Relationship between our Fear (Vesta-Sedna) and the Climate Emergency (Pholus-Quaoar), by Allowing it to remain a Mystery (Quincunx).  But that doesn’t mean we defer the Opportunity to bring the Fear up into Consciousness!  For instance, I’ve been gnawing on a Problem for several months now, without coming up with a decent suggestion to Solve it.  This morning I realized that It was Fear that I was Unconsciously focusing on, while I tried to “Solve” it by Strategizing.  That’s a Dead End, obviously.  We Resolve Fear by Embracing it.

So I did just that – laid down, located the Fear in my Body, Softened and Warmed it while Poor-Sweethearting myself (“You Poor Sweetheart, you’re Scared, aren’t you”), then followed the Sensation when it Moved in my Body, and the Emotional Memories Triggered as it did.  If a Problem can’t be Resolved in a couple of months of Plotting, it’s not a Problem that will ever be Solved by Analysis, Planning, and Executing.  Declare an Intention, Command What You Want, and be Mindful to Cancel, Neutralize, Upgrade Thoughts to the Contrary.  Which I did.  Didn’t immediately Solve the Problem, but it certainly Changed my Frame of Reference, so I’m more often broadcasting What I Want to the Universe instead of What I Don’t Want.

Which leads us right to the Mjölnir (Trioctiles reaching from each end of a Square), that focuses on the Saturn-South Node that plagued us last week – namely, our Karma.  Those Emotional Memories Triggered by the Movement of Energy after I Allowed the Fear to become Conscious as a Physical Sensation in my Body and Invited it to Express itself however it Chose.

Asteroid Hopi, joining Saturn and the Dragon’s Tail, is about Respect for All Things.  A great time to go through our…

“_____, whatever I may have done or not done, or said or not said, Consciously or Unconsciously, that hurt you, I Ask your Forgiveness.  _____, whatever you may have done or not done, or said or not said, Consciously or Unconsciously, that hurt me, I forgive you.”

Be careful with this; it can easily Create Powerful Ego Deaths that you don’t notice until you Discover that you’ve Forgotten how to Drive!

A few hours later, around 8:30 am PDT 27 September, asteroid Bee-Zed (or BZ509, indicating Transendence) Stands Still.  Its chart…

…is more complicated, but the core is two T-Squares (red triangles), one to Stationary Bee-Zed itself, Expanded by Jupiter (Growth), and the other to Chariklo (Self-Doubt/Confidence), Stationary less than a day later (just after midnight PDT 28 September).  Chariklo is Lit up by Pluto (Obsession), which itself is Stationary until 2 October, and our busy friend Hopi again.  This is a hell of a lot of Power.  Make sure you’re swimming downstream.

Expanding Transcendence (Jupiter and Bee-Zed) is Challenged by (Squares) the Dance (Opposition) between Choosing to Become Aware and Trust our Instincts (Moira-Juno-Moon) and Sacred Confusion about our Identity (Neptune-Lilith).  Lilith is about Bringing our Identity back Home to our Self and our Soul, rather than Investing it in someone or something External to us, such as a spouse or a job.  Confusion is always the first stage of Growth, as the Mental Cage we normally trap the Universe in, starts to warp and lead.  Sacred Confusion (Neptune) all the more.

Compulsive Attention to Self-Doubt and Self-Confidence, in the context of our Judgments (Pluto-Chariklo-Hopi) is Challenged by the Dance between our Values (Venus) and our Endings (Atropos).  In other words this is about Letting Go of Obsolete Values that Inhibit our Self-Confidence.  The Greek Atropos was the Goddess who determined the Ending of a TimeLine – a Lifetime or a Habit or a Relationship or any other Thread in your Young Life.  Fate is what happens to us when we’re Unconscious; we replace it with Choice when we become Conscious.  Here we practice Choosing to Let Go of Values that no longer Serve us.

There is a seventh fencepost here – the budding (3 October) Conjunction between Truth of the Heart Aletheia, and Truth of the mind Veritas.  It Bridges both Oppositions – we’ll make everything a lot Easier if we steer toward Truth.

We need to remind that this is all just warmup for the 2 October (11:30 pm PDT) Station of Pluto (Compulsive Change of Trance) and 3 October (8am PDT) Aletheia-Veritas Conjunction (Truth Squared).

And that 28 September is even busier than the 27th,  starting just after midnight PDT with the Station of Chariklo (Self-Doubt/Self-Confidence) which Conjoins the Stations of Pluto and Bee-Zed, and continuing at 9am PDT with the Station of dwarf planet Chaos.  Chaos is a Big Deal; if it weren’t for all these other themes going on and Pluto waving its arms, Chaos would be the Big Topic!  Here it just means that however we React and Respond to these Lit-Up Issues of Karma, Survival, Ego Death, Confidence, Truth, Growth, Ascension (into 5D), and Descension (of Soul into Matter) the Gate to the Universe is Open.  The World is our Oyster; all we need to do is Intend it.

Then, at 11:30 am PDT 28 September, the Moon is New within one arcminute of dwarf planet Makemake (Manifestation).  The primary theme of the New Moon, other than Manifesting What We Want, is Descent of Soul into Matter, not just “our own” Soul into our own Body, but the Reanimation of the Planet, the Wild, and Everything In It, return to the Indigenous World where All Things Are Alive.

If anyone is watching the Degrees and comparing them to their natal chart – which we should all be doing – they’re these…

  • Equinox 0 Libra 23 September
  • Nemesis Ingress 0 Virgo 27 September
  • New Moon 6 Libra 28 September
  • Aletheia-Veritas Conjunction 17 Virgo 3 October
  • Bee-Zed Station 18 Sagittarius 27 September
  • Chariklo Station 20 Capricorn 28 September
  • Pluto Station 21 Capricorn 2 October
  • Asbolus Station 24 Gemini 23 September
  • Chaos Staion 27 Gemini 28 September
  • Vesta Station 28 Taurus 23 September

Expanding into Truth 1

September 25, 2019

A quick Summary of the fireworks we listed in the previous post…

  • 27 September 2019 – Ego Death Squared (Nemesis enters Virgo).
  • – Transcending Untruth (Bee-Zed Stationary Conjunct Aletheia-Veritas).
  • 28 September – Dancing with Self-Doubt (Chariklo Stationary Conjunct Pluto).
  •  – Wandering in Paradise (Chaos Stationary Conjunct Asbolus).
  •  – Making New Friends (New Moon Conjunct Makemake).
  • 2 October – No U Turn (Pluto Stationary).
  • 3 October – Truth Reigns (Aletheia Conjunct Veritas).

The overarching Energy is Pluto.  We usually describe Pluto Energy  as floating down a large river – when we hear the waterfall coming up, we can steer to one bank or the other to portage around it.  So we do have the flexibility to Manipulate the Energy to our advantage, if we have the Skills.  But it’s a big river – if we try to paddle upstream, we’ll just get swept over the falls backward.  When Pluto Energy Shifts, Going Back takes great Effort, and if you get there it’s not the same anyway.

This Pluto Station is about Revising our Values to account for New Information we’ve gotten (Pluto Stationary T-Square Venus and Eris).  Except for minor differences, the 27 September Bee-Zed Station and 28 September Chariklo Stations make the same basic chart, as all three of these Stations occur within the same 3-Degree window.

Pluto is often read as Transformation, or Formation of a New Trance, Bee-Zed as Transcendence, and Chariklo as Self-Confidence or its evil twin Self-Doubt.  So this week we wouldn’t be Surprised to find ourself Doubting our Old Values, as we Transcend previously Unconscious Limitations.  By next week we should be ready to have Confidence in a whole set of New Values.

Lingering beneath this Pluto Energy is a Station of dwarf planet Chaos, which, if we Allow it, can blow our Limitations to smithereens.  With our Values in Flux here, the odds are improved.  Dwarf planet Chaos implies, rather than Disorder, a Blank Slate on which we can draw anything we can Imagine that draws out our Passion.  We’re only Limited by our Imagination and our Manifestation Skills – which are much Enhanced by the 28 September New Moon only one arcminute from dwarf planet Makemake.

Chaos has been Dancing with our Intuition (Asbolus) and our Forbidden Genius (Ixion).  As we’ve seen, our Genius is tied up with the Climate Emergency (Pholus-Quaoar), so it’s Important that we Receive and Embrace Her.  Greta is a great Model for our Hidden Genius – when the trolls attack her for being “mentally ill,” she points out that she regards her Asperger’s Syndrome as her Superpower.  We all have a Superpower that’s been Shamed by the Status Quo Culture.

As you Doubt your own Values this week, you’ll see first hand why others would much rather ridicule their superiors than Allow their Ego-draped Values to be Threatened.  The 27 September Ingress of asteroid Nemesis (Ego Death) into Virgo (Ego Death) will Amplify all that.  Leo is the apex of the Individual, and in Libra we Meet Other.  In between – in Virgo – we Discover, like we did as infants, that we aren’t the Center of the Universe.

To get from Leo to Libra requires a Gauntlet of Ego Deaths.  Virgo’s bad rap follows from Maladjustment to and Judgment of Ego Death.  For all the (Lack of) Attention that Ego-Worshiping Western Culture gives to Ego Death, it’s a Wonder anyone is Well-Adjusted to it – if anyone is.  I felt it today in the form of missing two turns on a 2-mile trip that I drive almost every day.

Nuclear Winter 2

September 24, 2019

As we mentioned, 23 September 2019 is a busy day…

At the Equinox, both asteroid Vesta (Unconscious Beliefs) and dwarf planet Asbolus (Intuition) are Stationary, or Strong, both peaking at 9pm PDT.  In other words, like Greta says, more or less, You Know in your Heart what’s Wrong with your Beliefs that your Priorities are so Screwed Up, so get to Work Allowing your Beliefs to Change!  This is True for All of us, we aren’t just Preaching to the Choir.  If we Feel Satisfied with the Work that’s being done to Restore the Planet, we’re obviously missing the whole point.

The Libra Equinox symbolizes the Shocks to the Individual Ego that Meeting Other Creates, on its way to Re-Initiating 5D-like Collaboration and Cooperation and Mutual Interdependence at the Capricorn Solstice.  The Station of Asbolus tells us that the “Left-Brain” mind will be doing more harm than good for the next half-year, while the Heart takes charge.  Changing Unconscious Beliefs (Vesta) can only be done by the “Right Brain,” with Insight and Intention, Affirmation, Visualization and Prayer (PIAVA).  The “Left Brain” can certainly contribute, mostly by managing the details of Habit Change (see e.g. https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/2019/09/15/held-emotions-aura-holes/), but Analysis won’t get us where we need to go.

Both of the Station charts supply the necessary Insight, as the Vesta Station sits at the focus of a Mjölnir (Epiphany) from Venus (Values) and Saturn-South Node (The Most Important Thing Is To Clear Our Karma).

The three 23 September charts are separated by 2½ and 4 Degrees, so using our traditional 3-Degree Sensitivity, we’ve drawn them as three separate charts.  However, since an Equinox is a Rebirth, when we look at any Projects we’re Initiating in the next few months, it’s totally appropriate to combine the three charts into one by using a wider 8-Degree Sensitivity.

The most prominent element of the Vesta-Station chart…

…is of course it’s Merger with dwarf planet Sedna (Converting Fear to Power; see e.g. https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/2019/02/07/kegels-5/), which we mentioned in the previous post.  The Vesta Station also highlights likely Ego Deaths (Square to asteroid Nemesis), but that’s not a Surprise, as most any Challenge To or Shift In our Beliefs requires an Ego Death, simply because our Ego is always deeply Invested in our Beliefs.

Vesta recoils in Fear (turns Retrograde) just before She gets to Sedna, so She doesn’t get Initiated by Sedna till mid-March 2020 (12 March 8am PDT), at 28 Taurus.  That’s perilously close to the Fixed Star Algol, whose Chinese name can be translated as “Piled-Up Corpses.”  In the West it’s thought of as the Eye of Medusa.  The Vesta-Sedna Cycle is a little over three years long, which gives us a potential TimeLine for the possible Atrocities that our Planet could witness starting in March.

For eleven years the Moon stays within the Tropics, ie, between 23:27 North and 23:27 South of the Equator.  Then for the following eleven years the Moon goes “Out of Bounds” – beyond 23:27 N or S – for several days every two weeks.  During these Moon Out-of-Bounds Decades, people are more Emotional.  The last time the Moon started an Out-of-Bounds Decade was 11 September 2001.  Remember that day?  The Moon starts its next “OOB” Decade on 16 March 2020, a few days after Sedna Initiates Vesta on Algol.  A good week to stay in bed, if you’re confident your roof won’t fall on you.

However, Perseus’s slaughter of Medusa was part of the budding Greek Patriarchy’s Suppression of the “Terrors” of Feminine Power, Algol being the most “Terrible” and Snake-Haired of them all.  When we Reframe Algol as an Orgasm of Feminine Power, rather than a typical Patriarchal Pussy-Grabbing and Pecker-Waving, we could see a Rebellion led by Females against an attempt of the Patriarchs to use another Rabid-Patriotism-Evoking War to divert Attention from the Climate Emergency and the US Election, and the Travails of Brexit.

The Greeks Saluted Hestia – their version of the Roman Vesta – before they Saluted Zeus, and Saluted Hestia again after Zeus.  So sure, Zeus was granted the Attention He wanted, but guess who the people gave the real Power to?  Hestia/Vesta, Goddess of the Hearth – Food and Warmth.  Ego came second.  The Romans recognized a good thing, and made Vesta their Goddess of the State.  We know Her mostly from Her Vestal Virgins, which intended to symbolize the inviolability of the Roman State.

But the biggest Configuration in the Vesta-Station chart is a Self-Resolving Challenge to our Karma, or the Demise thereof (Diamond Star to asteroid Karma).  The source of the Challenge is the Unlimited Potential (dwarf planet Chaos) Available if we Respond to our own Hidden Genius (Pholus-Ixion) – that is, in order to access that Potential, we need to Let Go of our Karma.  The Grace that leads to the Self-Resolution is our Willingness to undergo Ego Death and Rebirth (asteroid Nemesis and dwarf planet Haumea).  The Self-Resolution implies that we may not have a Choice.

If we use our 3-Degree window to examine the Asbolus-Station chart…

…the Self-Resolving Challenge to asteroid Karma disappears, and devolves into a Grand Cross, a chorus of small Challenges that Balance one another.  Asbolus/Intuition is Merged with Chaos/Unlimited Potential and Contrasted with (Opposite) Ixion/Hidden Genius, proposing that like Bilbo Baggins, we will be led to this Karma-free Treasure by Intuition, not Logic.

More problematic is the Challenge (T-Square) to our Instincts (the Moon) presented by a Contrast between Revelation of Denial (dwarf planet Eris) and Rebirth (Haumea).  Contrast implies Duality, that we may be invited to Choose between keeping the Comfort of our Denial, and Accepting Rebirth.  But Instinct, like Intuition, is non-Dual.  So the Real Choice will be between Trusting our Instincts, or Avoiding Ego Death.  Spiritual is always Both/And.  Either/Or is always Politics.

As we Dance here with Intuition and Instinct, we are reminded that both symbols for Truth – both the Truth of the Heart (asteroid Aletheia) and the Truth of the mind (asteroid Veritas), are in Scorpio.  As we’ve said, we expect people who live by the Lie to encounter Trouble here, because Scorpio is Relentless about Getting to the Bottom of Things.  We’ll see this Lit Up very strongly between now and early October…

As we’ve pointed out, 23 September was a very busy day.  But it’s only a prelude for the larger Dramas that we’ll encounter between now and October 3.  We’ve interpreted the 23 September events as if they were isolated events, but they’re only the first act.  The real fireworks will be…

  • 27 September…
    • Asteroid Nemesis (Ego Death) enters Virgo (Ego Death) (5:30 am PDT).  Ego Death Squared.
    • Asteroid Bee-Zed (Transcendence) Stationary Conjunct Aletheia and Veritas (Truth) (8:30 am PDT) in 18 Sagittarius.
  • 28 September…
    • Dwarf planet Chariklo (Self-Confidence and Self-Doubt) Stationary Conjunct Pluto (Compulsion) (12am PDT) in 20 Capricorn.
    • Dwarf planet Chaos (Unlimited Potential) Stationary Conjunct Asbolus (Intuition) (9am PDT) in 27 Gemini.
    • New Moon Conjunct Makemake (Manifestation) in 6 Libra (11:30 am PDT).
  • 2 October… Pluto Stationary (11:30 pm PDT) in 21 Capricorn.
  • 3 October… Aletheia (Truth of the Heart) Merges with Veritas (Truth of the mind) (8am PDT) in 17 Virgo.

As busy as 23 September was, it’s going to get a lot busier.  It’s a good thing we were able to sweat through all that Deep Letting Go of Karma last week, so we can Endure this Gauntlet with less Baggage!

Nuclear Winter 1

September 23, 2019

23 September 2019 is quite a busy day…

Northern Autumn and Southern Spring began at 1am PDT.  The chart predicts that (at least) through the rest of 2019 we’ll all be faced with two Challenges and one Mystery (two Squares connected by a Quincunx, or a Double Tricolor)

The first Challenge is between our Essence and our Willingness to Respond to the Climate Emergency (Sun Square Pholus-Quaoar).  We have to decide Who We Are.  Are we a First Responder?  A Spectator?  A Denier?  A Leader?  An Educator?  A Protester?  A dedicated Bit Player?  Do our daily Lives Contribute to the Problem or the Solution?  Where does our own Collaboration fit in?

The second Challenge (not necessarily in order of importance) is to Endure whatever Ego Death is necessary for us to Recognize and Embrace our Survival Fear and Transform our Unconscious Beliefs accordingly (Nemesis Square Vesta-Sedna, with Vesta Stationary).  Do we run or slink away from Fear, or do we Step Into it?  If we Step In it, is it with sword drawn, or with Heart Open and mind in park?  This is not only going to be important as we Adapt to the Planet’s Carrying Capacity being cut in half, but also Necessary for our best hope to Bloom – namely moving into 5D.

The Mystery is about how our Fear, our Beliefs, and the Climate Emergency Dance with one another (Vesta-Sedna Quincunx Pholus-Quaoar).  Our Job is to assiduously Avoid Understanding that Relationship and Allow it to remain Undefined and Unburdened with Expectations.  We’ll have to Trust our Heart about how we Receive the folks who want to relieve our Emergency using the same “Engineering” that got us here – whether we burn them at the stake, throw them in prison where they can do less harm, or welcome them as heroes.  The mind won’t give us a good answer to that (Both Vesta and Asbolus/Intuition are Stationary aka Strong on 23 September).

“Like victims of an ancient spiritual and cultural shipwreck, we have been adrift for four thousand years, floating on people-centered rafts of provisional civilizations that have convinced themselves that they are the real thing and the cutting edge of human evolution, while designating our true magical origins of deep small cultures as some dirty, half-evolved, grunting, primitive past.

“But no matter how far we’ve drifted away from those real indigenous shores, the spirits of our last happy, intact, indigenous ancestors from before we began to drift are effortlessly coursing right along with us.  Having merged with the vastness of the natural wild tossing sea we so fear to drown in, they follow each of us like a pod of giant sea turtles, their big sweet scaly heads thumping up under us, trying their best to get our attention and tow us home to our real selves, knocking on the hull of the lifeboat of today’s assumed culture, while we drift along figuring that the anxiety of civilization’s never-ending feeling of emergency is normal.

“The seeds are here with us wherever we are, but we are never where we are, but always heading elsewhere to escape that feeling of never being where we are.  We are never at home.

“To find our seeds to plant new culture, we have to find a way to be quiet and feel welcome at home on earth.  When we can find ways of being at home, our ancient seeds will be there with us and will have a place to resprout.

“So first we have to stop drifting away from what home really means and learn to be indigenously at home right in the lost place where we have drifted to and try to reseed and reflower with culture and food plants the odd, alienated condition of the present.

“These herds of thumping spirits on the big powerful sweet natural forces of vitality of our unkillable Indigenous Souls – they are grand and they are diverse.  They don’t live only in humans, or just in carbon-relegated organisms, nor are they limited to any single dimension of place.  They are not confined to only an invisible existence beneath the surface of the known, or imprisoned as abstract ideas, but more often than not they show up coming at us as tangible events that stretch what is accepted as real.”

–Martín Prechtel, The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic: The Parallel Lives of People as Plants, Keeping the Seeds Alive, p.310.

Which is an incredible book, highly recommended.

Prioritizing Held Emotions

September 15, 2019

On 15 September 2019 (2:30 pm PDT), Saturn (The Most Important Thing) and the South Node (Held Emotions) pass one another.  Saturn is Stationary (Strong) while this occurs.  Saturn turns around and begins moving the other way (Direct) on 18 September (2am PDT), but on 15 September it’s only an arcminute (one sixtieth of a Degree) from it’s turnaround, so it’s virtually Stationary.  The chart of Saturn-South Node on the 15th is almost identical to the Saturn Station chart of the 18th…

Almost.  On 15 September the Moon hasn’t come around yet to Complete the Grand Sextile (six planets more or less equally spaced around the Zodiac, connected by the short blue lines), so there is no Grand Sextile in the Saturn-South Node chart.  A Grand Sextile is a Great Boon, as once we take the first step on any Journey, the rest is Effortless.  We couldn’t ask for a better chart for The Most Important Thing Is Our Held Emotions, as all we’ll need to do is PIAVA that our Karma “Leave Now and Never Come Back.”

However, while the Moon is working it’s way around, it’ll be a bit more Challenging.  Specifically, on the 15th, in order to Complete the Grand Sextile and make it all Easy, we’ll need to fill the Vacancy Consciously.  On the 15th the Moon is back at 12 Aries – same Degree Zone, but Square, or Challenging, to Saturn and the Nodes, probably making us more Emotional!  The Vacancy on the 15th is at 13 Taurus, “A porter carrying heavy baggage.”  How appropriate for the circumstances!  Goddess Knows our Karma is Heavy Baggage.  But we aren’t carrying it!  A porter is!

Bear in mind that we use the Mean Node.  The True Node is a bit less regular.  We’ve always found the Mean Node to be adequate for our Purposes, so we’ve never Explored the True Node.  If any of you have, I’ll be Grateful if you Edify me.  It’s the Mean Node that meets Saturn on 15 September.  The True Node crossed Saturn on 30 April 2019 in 21 Capricorn (noon PDT) and 4 July in 18 Capricorn (also noon), and will again on 27 September in 14 Capricorn (11pm PDT).  The Nodes are naturally Retrograde, with an Orbital Period of about nineteen years, versus twenty-eight years for Saturn.

Remember that the nature of Karma is Illusion.  If what you’re Experiencing in this period is Deja vu all over again, it’s Karma, not Present-Moment Reality.  Karma dips into Present Moment Reality when it Triggers our Expectations of Doom.  So there may be elements that Feel quite Real.  We do need to Attend to those, but we also need to Realize that they’re Paper Tigers.  The more your Expectations bring down the full weight of your Karma upon you, the more they’ll bleed into Present Moment Realty, as the Universe Mirrors the Vibrations we’re putting out.

For instance, no, those Physical Symptoms you’re Feeling aren’t Cancer or worse, though you can make them evolve into that if you Project your Fear of it strongly enough.  This is when Relieving Symptoms, rather than Healing Cause, is appropriate.  Yes, you want to Heal the Cause, but the Cause isn’t Physical, it’s Emotional.  Heal that by Embracing it, no matter how Painful it Feels and no matter how much it feels like you’re gonna Die.  Yes, you – your Ego – is going to Molt, but Physical Death and Serious Illness are in the cards only as much as your Fear of them calls them to you.

What happens when you Mirror Chocolate or Ice Cream?  Hold the Mirror for a few minutes.  Does anything Change?

Held Emotions On Climate Change

September 14, 2019

It’s a week early, relative to Greta’s 20 September Worldwide Strike,

but our Held-Emotions Festival also features Stations (Energy Peaks) of the two planets most involved in Climate Change – dwarf planet Quaoar (Survival Instincts) at 2pm PDT 14 September, and dwarf planet Pholus (Being Fully Responsive) 2½ hours earlier.  The Question then becomes, for the Planet as a whole, What Held Emotions Prevent its Denizens from Being Responsive to their Survival Instincts?  Here’s a very relevant perspective…

https://mailchi.mp/johnperkins/a-warning-from-the-past?e=49aada85ac

The Pholus-Quaoar Station chart, on the Cusp of Capricorn, is a complex one…

Being only two Degrees and two hours apart, we can combine their Station charts.  As Bob says (paraphrasing) How the Devil do we Pick Out what’s Most Important in a chart like that, and how do we Integrate it?  Which is an excellent question! 

I start like this, loosely in priority order…

  • Are there any Stationary (ie, Strong) planets?

Yes, we focus most of our Attention in this blog on the Stationary planets, because a planet’s Influence is generally at maximum when it’s Standing Still.  That means the Impact often Stands Out enough to be Noticeable to enough people to make it worthwhile to try to pick some Theme out of the infinity of Themes that compose the Vibration of any particular moment, that it’s worth the trouble to write astrology that says more than If you’re “an Ophiuchus,” Friday the 13th is your Lucky Day!  So yes, Pholus and Quaoar, the Climate Change Twins.

  • Are any planets Out of Bounds – that is, beyond 23 Degrees 27 arcminutes North or South Declination (the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, or the Latitudes where the Sun turns around and goes back toward the Equator, at the Solstices).  I don’t usually keep track of this except for special events and Natal charts, but it’s important, as the Influence of “OOB” planets is more prominent than the others.  We’ll be Learning all about that next year, when the Moon enters another eleven-year Out of Bounds Cycle, like it did on 11 September 2001.

Dwarf planet Ceres (Sustainability) moves Out of Bounds on 14 September, the day of the Pholus-Quaoar Stations.  As I say, I never would have noticed this if I hadn’t looked it up specifically for this paragraph.  Ceres stays OOB until mid-February 2020, implying that Climate Change will likely be taking a front seat until then.  After that, in March, the Moon starts going Out of Bounds again, which probably means that someone will inject Mass Fear (as with “9/11”) into the Atmosphere – the Antichrist’s War perhaps, and everyone will rush back to as close to “Business As Usual” as they can Achieve, probably Enforced with new versions or equivalents of the Patriot Act, if the Antichrist’s henchfolk, or the Illuminati in their stead, can get Organized enough.

  • Are there any Strong connections to the Nodes?  These are important to our Lifetime Journey from Karma to Mission, so in my book they’re Bottom Line.

Yes, but they aren’t in the Pholus-Quaoar Degree Zone, so they’re technically not part of this chart.  However, they’re very relevant in Time, because that’s exactly what our Overarching Stationary Saturn-South Node event is, namely the emphasis on our Held Emotions over all.

  • Are there any Big Conjunctions or Stellia (groupings of three or more planets)?  Conjunctions are tricky because we lose our ability to Discern any Difference between the two players since they’re Merged as One.  So our Habits of Anal-yzing the World by breaking it into pieces are no longer as useful as they were before.  Stellia make it even more complex.  This is actually a Teaching, because it gives us the Opportunity to Grok Synthesis instead of Analysis, if we’re Open to it.

Yes again – the Climate Change Twins being the prime example.  So, double whammy.  The fact that it’s Embraced in time by Saturn-South Node, another very Strong Conjunction that repeats only every 19 years or so (the more infrequently something happens, the less experience we have with it, and the more we’re thrown off by its recurrence), means that we’re going to Experience it very personally, as the elements of Climate Change that Trigger our own unique Past Traumas, are Lit Up for each of us.  These are still Transit-to-Transit events, not Transit-to-Natal, so we’ll likely be seeing Past Mass Traumas that are unique to us.

Pholus-Quaoar is an approximately 120-year Cycle, and irregular, so we won’t have Experience with their Merger more than once in a Lifetime, if that.  Their most recent Mergers were in 1902, 1799, and 1629.  Planets, particularly outer planets, dance around quite a bit rather than keeping on the straight and narrow.  When they orbit at different speeds, one can rocket past the other in a few days.  But when they travel at about the same speed, they can lollygag around together for years.  Pholus has an irregular orbit, and in the three previous events it was traveling fast enough that it finished its crossing of Quaoar within the year.  Now it’s out in the slow zone of its orbit, so its 3-Degree Dance with Quaoar lasts from 2013 to 2065!  Climate Change is not a flash in the pan.

For the current occasion, in their September confluence, Pholus-Quaoar is joined by Ixion, further compounding our inability to Anal-yze.  It can be helpful, though.  As we look to see how we Feel about Climate Change when we stop Allowing our Denial, it may reveal Held Emotions.  And when we look at How we might Respond to Climate Change as it affects us Personally, we may get clues about our Hidden Genius.  In the Fantasies that naturally Arise for you when you contemplate Responding to your Experience of Climate Change, which Superpowers do you use?

  • Naked T-Squares (not in a Grand Cross) – one of our most Difficult astroevents to deal with.

None here.

  • Naked Squares (not in a T-Square) – not as confounding as a T-Square but still plenty Challenging.

Hmm, yes, OR10 (Intrusive Memories) Square to Sedna-Vesta (Changing our Beliefs by Converting Fear to Power).  Interesting.  Listen for those Small Still Voices that may be slipping you Insider Information about what you Fear – and whether it’s one of those Karmic Paper Tigers.  And of course Fear is usually a Big, if often Undercover, part of any Held Emotion.

  • Zodiac-Spanning Major Configurations – Grand Cross, Grand Trine, Grand Sextile, Grand Quintile, Grand Septile, Mjölnir, Grand Octile, Grand Unx, maybe even a Grand Decile or Grand Novile (don’t recall ever seeing one of those, but I don’t look for them, and they aren’t easy to spot), Yin Gate, even Fezzes or Mystic Rectangles.  They’re a Big Deal because they Integrate a chart.

Just a Grand Cross here.  Grand Crosses are Balanced, each of the four T-Squares Complimenting the Others, so we don’t usually pay them a lot of Attention because they kind of take care of themselves.  Here we have Pholus-Quaoar-Ixion Opposing dwarf planet Chaos, Square to Mercury-Venus Opposing asteroid Karma Conjunct the Moon.

Notice that we could easily have made a Big Deal out of either of those Conjunctions; we didn’t only because we focus on the more Outer, Unconscious planets because the Unconscious Controls our Lives.  In my Experience, most astrologers focus on the Inner planets because the Inner planets are all about the Ego, and that’s what most astrologers focus on because it’s what most client-people Relate to.  No Blame, just a different focus.

Karma-Moon means we’ll be Emotionally fine-tuned on whatever’s going on, so a handy tool for Noticing and Embracing Held Emotions.  Mercury-Venus is Dangerous because the usual Infinite Loop between Thought and Emotion is even more Invisible than it normally is.  That kind of Mirrors Karma-Moon, obliquely of course, which again can be either Confusing or another crowbar for us to pry Open the Unconscious.  Confusion is always the first stage of Growth anyway.

Chaos (Unlimited Potential) Opposite Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar is intriguing.  It suggests that if we apply our Genius to our Relationship with Climate Change, we can use it as a Fulcrum to Lever us into 5D.  Look at it this way – as you contemplate what Life will be like after Climate Change, How Would You Rather Live?  The first stage of Manifestation is Projecting the Energy of what you want to Create.  So, excluding the Gloating, spend time Imagining How You’ll Feel when you’re Living as you Want to.

By the way, I just finished reading James Rickards’s recent book Aftermath, and I highly recommend it.  In it he explains very thoroughly how we got “here” (on the Edge of the End of Civilization), helping us have more Clarity about Where We Are, and cutting through all of the It’s Always Been This Way and This Time It’s Different propaganda that the mind uses to divert our Attention from the Likely.  One of the things he points out is that in a major Catastrophe, Civilized Behavior lasts three days.  After that, it’s Every Person for Themselves.  Unless you’ve built Resilient Local Community beforehand.

  • Diamond Stars (T-Square and Finger of God with the same focus) or Self-Resolving Challenges.

Yes, of the four T-Squares in the Grand Cross one of them is a Diamond Star, and it’s the T-Square to Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar.  That’s an amazing Gift.  It means that, for the moment at least, the Planetary Reaction to Saturn-South Node-Pholus-Quaoar is likely to be on-Balance Positive.  Such as Greta Waking Up the Adults to some degree perhaps.  The T-Square is on the base of Mercury-Jupiter Opposite Karma-Moon, and the Finger of God is from Sedna-Vesta Sextile Varuna.  The base of the Finger of God is the Web of Grace that makes the T-Square Self-Resolving.

Mercury-Jupiter Opposite Karma-Moon will make folks who unwillingly Encounter Greta’s Protest, Clearly Imagine their worst Apocalypic Fears, ie, it will get their Attention.  Meaning they’ll start to do something about it, or that they’ll reinforce their Denial?  Some of each of course, but as their Ixion Imagines their Superpowers, the former may Prevail.  Sedna-Vesta Sextile Varuna means they’ll Feel their Fear in their Body (Varuna), and may well (Sextile) Realize that keeping these Fears Unconscious doesn’t Serve them or their Community, and start thinking about Resilience – in the process beginning to Confront their Held Emotions!

That’s what Diamond Stars do for a Living – they’re Self-Resolving Challenges, an excellent Friend to have in a pinch.  We usually focus on the Nasty parts (Unfamiliar Stations, Challenging Squares) because we want you to be Aware that it’s not Personal, and to increase the odds that you’ll Notice any Grinding that your own Habitual ThinkingFeelingMonkeyChasingTheWeasel Loops are doing, and Bring it into Consciousness.  Maybe even Cancel, Neutralize, Upgrade.  Karma isn’t Personal, it’s in the Air.  Same with Emotion.  We just Personalize them.  Personalize Nirvana instead, K?

Same with the Goodies, the Grand Sextiles and the Diamond Stars.  Enjoy them, but don’t Personalize them.  They don’t happen because You’re So Great.  You’re so Vain, I bet you think this Transit is About You, Don’t You, as Carly almost put it.  No Blame, that’s just what the Ego does for a Living.  We just want to Bring that Fact into Consciousness where we can chuckle about it as we Enjoy it, keeping our chin horizontal instead of up our nose, just as knowing the Bummer Transits can keep our chin level instead of on our breastbone.  It’s a lot easier to see where we’re going when our chin is horizontal.

  • Repetitions – themes that repeat.

Like the prominence of both Lilith and Hylonome emphasizing Self-Sovereignty in the recent Moira-Station chart in the Saturn-South Node Degree.  Here, Mercury-Venus Opposite Karma-Moon Mirrors the Held-Emotion process

  • Bridges – Trine Bridges and Quincunx Bridges that help us Span Oppositions and T-Squares more Easily.

Yes.  Mercury-Venus Opposite Karma-Moon Trine-Bridged by Eurydike (Trust), Sedna-Vesta, and Varuna; and Quincunx-Bridged by OR10 (What was that?).  Chaos Opposite Genius-Response-Survival also Trine-Bridged by OR10 (Who said that?  What does it Mean?).

Varuna Opposite Eurydike (As we contemplate Disaster, do we Trust our Vitality and Superpowers to be up to the Challenge, or do we Feel Overwhelmed?) Trine-Bridged by Mercury-Venus, Sedna-Vesta, and Karma-Moon; and Quincunx-Bridged by Genius-Response-Survival, OR10, and Chaos – lots to contemplate there, even though we’re getting down to what are usually the lowest priorities.  In Truth there are no minor Angles; they’re all part of the Multifarious Unity.  While we start with what we think will be most Noticeable, you could start anywhere – for instance, you could just read the Unxes.

  • Vacancies – Almost-Complete Grand Configurations.

Important because they point out what We have to Contribute Consciously to make a chart function better as a Whole.  Here, Mercury-Venus, Varuna, Sedna-Vesta, Karma-Moon, and Eurydike form an Almost-Grand-Sextile, leaving 1 Sagittarius as the Vacancy that would Complete it.  Nothing trivial about a Grand Sextile, even if we have to Work at it.  1 Sagittarius is “Retired army veterans gather to reawaken old memories.”

  • Other non-Zodiac-Spanning Configurations such as Quintile Yods or Septangles or the like

Don’t see any here, though they aren’t always easy to spot.  Wait, there’s a Quintile Yod to Uranus (Soul) from Mercury-Venus and Ceres.  Quintile Yods are Teachers.  We can Learn to Sustain our Connection to our Soul by untangling the knot in our Thought-Emotion noose.

  • Naked Fingers of God (not in a Diamond Star).

These can Light Up planets that at first glance don’t seem Central to the chart, but which are probably important.  Here, Varuna and OR10, as we’ve seen.

  • Tricolors – Square-Quincunx-Trine (red-green-blue) Zodiac-filling Configurations.

There are several in this chart, but we usually don’t interpret them unless there are no or few other Configurations occurring, because they’re complex to interpret (the Square-Challenge can be Resolved-Trine by staying Open to the Curiosity-Quincunx) and the likelihood of being Understood seems small.

For instance, we can be Liberated from the Naked Square that Challenges our Sedna-Vesta Fear-Based Beliefs through our OR10 Intrusive Memories (like the Sméagol-Gollum Gestalt session in the recent post Held Emotion II) by Holding Open our Curiosity-Quincunx about the Interaction between OR10 Intrusive Memories and our insidious Mercury-Venus Thought-Emotion Loops in order to Trigger the Grace-Trine between our Thought-Emotion Loops and our Sedna-Vesta Fear-Based Beliefs.  That Trine may not be Lit Up otherwise, and it’s a Trine well worth Enjoying.

See what I mean?  It’s torturous.  If you know a way to simplify it, Lemme Know!

  • Naked Oppositions – Oppositions are always In-teresting, as Bugs would say, because they Illuminate the Religiosity in our Belief that Duality is Real.  We Believe that Contradictions are elements of Reality rather than Linguistic traps.  The Second Harmonic (Opposition) is The Priestess, Enforcer of the Narrow Path of Tradition that Distinguishes Right from Wrong.

Yes, here Varuna Opposite Eurydike – see Bridges above.

  • Any other Angles by themselves, irrespective of their Configurations, especially if they’re “Naked” (not in a Configuration at all).

For instance, the Unxes (planets one Sign apart) are amazing!  They’re about Pattern-Breaking, and they should make it Easy.  If we’re talking Karma, and we can identify a theme, we can wait for planets that might be involved in the theme to form an Unx.  Tackling the Karmic Pattern at that time should produce Boons.  We could well read a chart by just Interpreting the Unxes.

Here we have Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar Unx Eurydike – we can Break Patterns of Disrespecting our Superpowers as Fantasy.

Eurydike Unx OR10 – do we Trust those Intrusive Memories to be Clues about what we’re working on (here, Held Emotions), or are they just Irritating Disruptions.  OR10 Unx Karma-Moon – same deal, more Intense.

Varuna Unx Chaos – Do we Believe we can Heal Instantaneously?  I actually used Leave Now and Never Come Back to eliminate a troublesome physical irritation after writing the recent post Held Emotions II.

Chaos Unx Sedna-Vesta – Revealing our Fear-Based Beliefs that What We Want is Impossible or Unreachable.

  • As for automating the process, you’d have to do it with a Neural Net, where you enter each astrological element and each Interpretation, along with all the then-current news stream, and let the Net train itself, as has been done for Facial Recognition and Driverless Cars.  I don’t know how that would turn out.  Facial Recognition Neural Nets for instance think all Black people look alike, and Driverless Cars don’t recognize walking bicycles, standing fire engines, or perpendicular 18-wheelers in the road in front of them.  You could do it with Anal-ytical rules, but you’d lose all of the Interaction between elements.

As I mentioned before, for what it’s worth, in George Gilder’s new book Life After Google, he claims that it’s been Mathematically Proven that AI can’t replicate Intuitive Huper thought.  For what it’s worth.

Held Emotions II

September 12, 2019

Our initiation into The Most Important Thing Is to Embrace our Held Emotions (Saturn Stationary Conjunct the South Node) is the 12 September, 2019 (8:30 pm PDT) Illumination of the symbol for Respect for All Things (Station of asteroid Hopi) in the same 14 Capricorn Degree.  These Conspirators are joined by the symbol for Becoming Aware of the Need for Self-Sovereignty (dwarf planet Hylonome, Stationary until 21 September) in 11 Capricorn.  That’s kind of a Knife Edge, Respecting All Things Without Giving Away Our Power to Any of Them.

The Self-Sovereignty issue is greatly Enhanced by a Challenge (T-Square) to the Expansion of our Awareness (Jupiter) from the symbols for Self-Sovereignty itself (Lilith) and Action/Anger (Mars).  Most especially, we’re Instructed by these “Stars” to Take Action to Get Neutral about Our Anger at The People Who Have Taken Our Power When We Gave It To ThemWe’re Angry at the People who have Taken Our Power, but it is Us – Unconsciously – who Gave It to Them.  Most of the time this happens because our Programmers installed Holes in our Auras that they could reach into and Pull our Puppet-Strings.

Here’s the chart…

If you’ve raised or otherwise worked closely with Children, you’ve probably Unconsciously or even Consciously done the same thing – found a place where you could Manipulate them, usually through Shame, in order to keep them under Control.   Especially in groups, they can be a handful…

Manipulating others for your own Gain isn’t the Travesty that it sounds like – we all do it to some extent.  There are two problems that arise when you Manipulate Children with Shame.

First, that Hole in their Aura doesn’t Heal on its own.  It stays with them into Adulthood until – and if – they Discover it and Heal it.  Till then they’re Compelled to Give Their Power Away to anyone who Discovers their Puppet Strings, and to their Frustration and Anger – and Shame, they won’t know why or how.

And second, that Hole wouldn’t be there unless it was part of their Karma, which makes it more Difficult for them to Discover and Heal it, because it was embedded in the Unconscious before they were even born.  These Huper Lifetimes are worse than Gollum’s Riddles!

There’s another Configuration that Illuminates this whole process – the symbol for Fate and Choice (asteroid Moira) and the symbol for Oath-Making and -Breaking (dwarf planet Orcus) are Merged (Conjunct) in the Hopi Station chart, and they volunteer to Help us with this Discovery (along with asteroid Veritas [Truth], they make a Double Trine Bridge [Easy Crossing] across the Nodal Axis).

Until we become Conscious of our Karma, and the Hole(s) in our Aura, we stuck with our “Fate.”  Once we Become Aware of it (Hylonome), we have Choice.  We were probably between a Rock and a Hard Place, but at some point lost in the Mists of Time, we Swore an Oath, and we Obeyed it, we Adopted it as part of our Identity, perhaps as the Core of our Identity.  Habits become Unconscious through Repetition, and in subsequent Lifetimes the Repetition was well established, but the Oath was Forgotten.  Bingo, Karma.  To Convert Fate to Choice we need to Break the Oath.  But we’ve long since Forgotten what is was.

That’s a fine Story for 3D Linear Time, but as you know, Time doesn’t really work that way.  If you’re like me, for the last week your “Random” Memories have been popping up all over the map, with little “rhyme or reason.”  That’s Real Time, with Bleedthrough from whatever Lifetime (which our Creative Memory usually inserts into the “Past” in our Current Lifetime) dripping through seemingly unpredictably, though we can often Discern Themes.

Creative Memory makes it seems like all these Random Tidbits and Recurrent Themes are part of “Us,” and they become our Identity.  But again, it doesn’t really work that way.  That’s 3D Ego-Level “Us.”  Shift your Identity to your Soul, and it looks very Different.  Karma is Personal only to the Ego, not to the Soul.  On the Soul Level, when we Choose to Slum it for a while on Earth, we pick a Project we want to help the Planet with.  The Karma is in the Energy Field of the Planet.  Other planets may not even contain the moving parts that “our” Karma is made from.

We come here to Help Convert some aspect of the Planet’s Fate to Choice, by contributing Replications of Alternative Patterns.  With enough Reps, by ourself and Others, new Habits are built into the Earth’s Energy Template.  Epigenetics, it’s called when Personalized to the Huper Level.  Project that back through Herstory.  Hupers used to be in the Habit of starving to Death in a bad winter following a poor Harvest.  Then Volunteers like you came and organized ways to store Food from one winter to the next, and ways to move Food from one valley that had a fortunate Harvest, to another that didn’t.  New Habits.

There was nothing Ego-Personal about all that; it was “just” Souls monkeying with the Energy Fields.  Death is no big deal to the Soul, it’s just another Experience.  The advantage of staying Alive longer was to build greater Knowledge and Wisdom.  A Hunter or Forager or Farmer with fifty years of Hunting or Foraging or Farming in their Winter Count is far ahead of one who flames out at twenty years.  Of course that’s just a Story too.  We as Hupers don’t generally have the Bandwidth to actually Grok what’s really going on in Dimensions (and Dementias) that we can’t even See or Touch.  But the more Metaphors and Stories and Perspectives we have, the more we can Intuit.

So how then do we actually Help Extinguish this Planetary Karma?  What if we could gather up enough Passion, Focus, and Power to just tell it to “Leave Now, and Never Come Back!“?

It’s too easy to Forget that Karma is not Present Moment, it’s not Real.  It’s a Paper Tiger, a Shadow Puppet.  Sméagol had to repeat his New Anthem three times before it took hold.  Your Attachment to “your” Karmic warp in the Force, the one you came here to Help Convert, may be a little stronger; it may take you up to ten Reps to gather enough Courage, Commitment, Passion, Confidence, Focus and Power to Banish it Forever.  The sooner you start, the sooner you finish.

We could even make “Leave Now, and Never Come Back!” another silent partner in PIAVA.  In the next post we’ll look at the other side of the coin, Healing the Holes in our Aura directly.