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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.

Ixion, Forbidden Genius 2

September 8, 2019

Here’s one of our Ixion poster children…

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/boris-johnson-is-busting-every-british-political-norm-will-it-work/2019/09/07/f0b47878-d021-11e9-a620-0a91656d7db6_story.html

The Dance between Pholus (Responding to…) and Quaoar (our Survival Instincts) on the cusp of Capricorn is the obvious indicator of Global Warming.  Ixion (Violating Cultural Norms to Respond) isn’t far behind…

Ixion and Quaoar move at almost the same speed, Ixion averaging about 1.44 Degrees per year, Quaoar about 1.25.  Pholus is much faster, averaging about 4.25 Degrees per year.  Pholus is in the process of Passing Quaoar, which is why we’re starting to Pay Attention.  Ixion won’t catch up with Quaoar until 2037.  Quaoar was the God who taught the Easter Islanders how to Survive after they had cut down all of their Trees.  Stuck as we are in the Patriarchy worshiping the Great Gods Profit, Greed, and Competition, we will probably have to wait until our current Ecosystem Fails Utterly before we wake up and start Begging Quaoar to Save us.  Yes, the Patriarchy is fading, but on a scale of Centuries, not Years.

The current Pholus-Ixion Cycle began January 2012, “Pelicans moving to avoid hupers” (19 Sagittarius).  The Pholus-Quaoar Cycle will restart February 2022, “Domesticated Birds singing joyously” (8 Capricorn).  The 2037 Initiation of Ixion by Quaoar is symbolized by a “Large Aviary” (28 Capricorn).  All Birds, moving from the Wild to the Zoo.  Birds are what remain from that other Great Extinction, the Dinosaurs.

“For modern people needing to grieve but having no culture in which to really do it, this older community of the wide beautiful fish-filled ocean is the water of all grief and will be as close to a tribe that listens as they’re probably going to get.  The great mother ocean will also begin to teach the griever to move away from thinking only humans have a consciousness.

“For people raised inside the stringent rigors of so-called rational thinking or the domination of a nonemotional society which not only doesn’t grieve but pays no heed to the greatness of praising, this prospect of grieving could be fear-filled.  After all, such people still have instincts, albeit trained instincts.  These instincts tell them to be reticent about anything that smells like grief because deep down below all that control, they know, when grief comes knocking at your door, it dresses and looks like someone your parents told you not to associate with: something wild and off the grid.

“They must know if grief is followed to its naturally designed direction, in order to get to where you eventually create beauty, you will, in the interim times it might take to go there, not be a hundred percent who everybody you know normally things you are.  If you actually begin to grieve, your normal personality will most likely submit a complaint to the ‘Bureau of Proper Restraint and Complacent Mediocrity’ set up in your mind by your mother when you were twelve, because your normality is no longer necessary when you love, grieve, and praise.

“It is true that grief is an interruption into normal life like the necessary swelling and opening of a seed for it to sprout and grow to full flower.  Whether we know it or not, human beings are relegated to the fact that without grief we can never grow ourselves into real people.  It is also true that real grief, fresh grief, is a form of drunkenness, an intoxication.  When grief does what it is meant to, it turns sorrow into an ecstatic, out-of-time inebriated symphony of the very direction of the divine who conducts all the natural symphonies of life’s symbiotic communities.”

“The business mind has to be sent out for doughnuts while the generous visionary heart kicks in.  It is a time of natural molting, where the armor of rational thought is pulled away long enough to give us the necessary space of time, in which we are open and unhardened enough to let our new vulnerable state and its soft new skin surrender to grief’s able handling of the rudder of our little ship of sorrow and loss.”

–Martín Prechtel, The Smell of Dust on Rain, pp.48-49.

All Losses must be Grieved, and Global Warming will result in huge Losses.  Will we continue to be Frozen by our Denial, or will we wake up to our Grief?   Let’s see what Brenda Hoffman has to say about this…

https://lifetapestrycreations.wordpress.com/2019/08/19/do-you-believe-youre-3d-or-5d/

“You no longer have the ability to pander to the needs of others.  This is something you have discovered over many months of trying to do so without the results you hoped for.  For those people you attempt to help may not do as you command or demand, and yet, they continue to ask for help.  Which results in your exhaustion and little or no change in their lives.  So it is you dropped into the 3D caretaking zone.

“You were once able to brush off such interactions for you were fully enmeshed in your 3D “helper” mode.  Now that you are no longer of 3D, such interactions merely exhaust you.  You are attempting to be in two worlds at the same time, and such is no longer possible.  Your caretaking role has become painful.

“But of course, those yet of 3D cannot understand your reluctance to tell them what to do or to listen to the same story for the 100th time with little evidence they want to change.

“So it is you are discovering your new path, sometimes inch by inch.  For listening to the woes of others used to be delightful.

“You continue to contend that you have not changed, that you are who you always were.  We beg to differ.

“Your direction, your joys, even your food preferences are changing daily.  But until you note something evident to all concerned, you will continue to believe you are just as you always have been.

“What difference does it make if you believe you are of 3D or 5D?  Your thoughts and beliefs create your reality.  So if you believe something is not possible, it is not.  But, if you believe you are different with new directions, powers, and needs, so it will be.

“It is time for you to claim your inner-power, which merely means shifting your beliefs from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I easily can.’  A simple form of self-hypnosis if you will, but such a dramatic belief change that your life will never again be as it was.

“For most of you are trying to dance between 3D fear and 5D belief in yourself.  The two are not at all similar or even possible at the same time.  You need to acknowledge you are no longer of 3D no matter how frequently someone tries to pull you back into what was for you but is no longer.

“Most often, when 3D humans attempt to claw their way out of their pain through treatment, a move, or ending a relationship, those yet of 3D want that person to return to what was.  For if their friend or relative changes, so must their expectations or actions.

“ThreeD is not a change format.  For even though change is the dominant growth pattern in all dimensions, 3D does not encourage such if someone else must change also.  Sameness is honored. Change is not.

“So it is you remain deeply enmeshed in hoping for the sameness of your 3D earth lives.  FiveD and beyond is filled with change.  In truth, change is the keyword in all dimensions beyond 3D.  So as you change, those within your circle will likely attempt to stop you from doing so.

“By the same token, those you love, who are also changing, might frighten you.  For even though you are expecting some personal changes, you are not expecting changes in others.

“You are in a quandary.  You feel and act differently.  But as you do so, you want those around you to remain as they were.  For you do not have the energy to watch them change and grow – and do the same yourself.  You are exhausted both by your changes and those of others dear to you.

“And as you attempt to return to some ‘normalcy’ by coaching those deeply entrenched in 3D who do not wish to change, you become even more exhausted.

“You do not necessarily know who you are now, and you most certainly do not have the social skills you were once proud of as either an introvert or extrovert.  So everyone and everything feels awkward, uncomfortable, or wrong despite your best attempts to fit in.

“You are not who you used to be, and you are rapidly discovering that those following you are not either.  The only humans acting as they always have are those of 3D, and even they are shifting from slightly irritating to completely uncomfortable for you.  What is happening to you and your world?

“You are shifting, and so are millions of others.  No one and nothing is as it was.  Everything to be, and you are new within you.  And you are discovering that the same is true for your outer world.  What was is no more.  What will be is just forming.  You feel as if you are in ‘No person’s land.’

“This pain, this uncertainly will force you to create that which you did not know was possible in 3D.  And so it is that your inner-power will come to the forefront even if such a thought is uncomfortable now.  Within days, you will start forming ideas that are not like anything you have thought of or believed in before.  For you are shifting from the fear of change to the knowingness of your next phase – that of using your inner-directed power.

“Such is so because all that created your 3D life is no longer valid.  It is time to create from the new.  Something that has seemed too frightening to contemplate.  That is until that which is known is too uncomfortable to live in or with.  So be it.  Amen.”

Trusting Hurricanes

September 1, 2019

Trust is our Biggest Issue till 3 September 2019 at around 3:30 pm PDT, as the astrosymbol for Trust Dominates (asteroid Eurydike Stationary).  That’s 6:30 pm Tuesday evening Florida time.  Sometimes the slate needs to be wiped Clean for us before we Recognize that we need to Start Over.  The astroevent is at 2 Aquarius, so you may be Feeling this pickle around any of your natal planets in the Zone between 29 and 5 Degrees.  Unless we make a long list of individual notes (for instance, we could dissect the four [!] Square-Fez Takeout Cartons), the chart isn’t easy to interpret…

The two major Challenges (T-Squares) are aligned so as to make one another Self-Resolving (Diamond Stars, ie, a T-Square and a Finger of God pointing to the same Focus), so we won’t worry much about them.  We’ll mention them in the next post, since they may scare us while they’re Resolving themselves.  They’re about Health, and about Which Way to Proceed as we Start Over.

Once we bypass those, we’re left with the Hurricane, in the form of a Singular Challenge between our Despair over Real and Imagined Traumas and the Threats that Climate Change brings (the naked Square between asteroid Karma Conjunct Chiron in early Aries and dwarf planets Pholus and Quaoar Conjunct on the Cusp of Capricorn).  We aren’t all Threatened by Hurricanes – some of us just by the Loss of the Illusion of Democracy.  The excessive immigration that Triggered Brexit, for instance, resulted from Drought in the Middle East and North Africa.

Our Karma is not Present-Moment, which is to say, is not Real.  It is Imagined.  Once it begins to Threaten us, our Expectations take over, and we Recreate the Patterns that we know so well, often making it Present Moment.  That’s actually Optional, but since our Karmic Patterns are so well-Practiced (often “Perfect” even), we often don’t Notice.

We’re familiar with Chiron, the symbol for Converting Despair to Miracles.  When we Poor-Sweetheart ourself (“You Poor Sweetheart, you’re feeling like those Old Bummers are threatening again, aren’t you.”), we shift from Identifying with what was Bumming us Out, to Identifying with Compassion.  As Einstein famously may or may not have said, we can’t solve a problem using the same Paradigm that Created it.  We have to Shift to a new Paradigm, and there’s no Shift more Powerful than a Shift of Identity.  Once we do, what was Impossible in the Old mindset, becomes Easy in the New one – a Miracle.

Asteroid Karma is Retrograde, and hasn’t been Initiated by Chiron yet – that won’t happen till New Years Day 2020.  Talk about Prophetic!  The New Cycle will begin at 2 Aries, “A comedian reveals Human Nature.”  In other words, we either need to Receive 2020 as a Cosmic Joke, or we need to get really good at Shifting our Paradigms.  We could even Shift ourself right into 5D, and skip 2020 entirely.

So one end of this Challenge is about Choosing to Either wallow in our Victimhood (Karma), Or Shift into Creating Miracles.  I found our earlier essays on Karma-Chiron to be informative (https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/category/cycles/asteroid-cycles/karma-chiron/), especially the Cerussite-Barite-Hematite Crystals.

The other end of the Challenge is Climate Change.  Dwarf planet Quaoar symbolizes our Survival Instincts.  Our Instincts should tell us not to burn the siding to keep warm in the winter, but as the Slapstick Hupers that we are, we often “naively” do just that.  Thing is, they’re Instincts.  Like Intuition and Dream and Coincidence, Western “Civilization” and its Patriarchal focus on mind has relegated our Instincts to the “Only” category – You can Ignore that, it’s Only your Instincts (Hint – it was Political).

Dwarf planet Pholus, meanwhile, is about What we think we can Ignore.  Or even, What we haven’t thought about.  Are we not thinking about it because it’s Overwhelming?  Paradise CA was, as towns go, quite well Prepared for Fire.  But not at all Prepared for that kind of Fire, because no one even Conceived of it, or if they did, they Dismissed it as Paranoid.  As they say, Just because you’re Paranoid, doesn’t mean “they” aren’t out to “get” you.  Now, does it make sense to spend 300% of our time and resources preparing for something with a vanishingly small probability of occurring?  It’s “never” happened before, after all.

No, it doesn’t make sense.  But that’s what the Mythological Pholus discovered – major Catastrophe as a result of something he hadn’t considered.  Vanishingly small probability.  His oversight got him dead, along with many of his mates, and got Chiron so famously Wounded.  Now the probability of Catastrophic Climate Change, like the probability of Catastrophic Earthquakes for many of us, is closer to One than Vanishingly small.  Yet how much Effort do we put into Preparation?  How much Effort is appropriate?  It may be too late for Prevention.  How do we allocate our time and resources?

But if we’re Attending to our Instincts and Intuitions, it’s not about Making Sense, is it.  It’s about Trust, once we get out of the “Left-Brain” Paradigm enough to discover what to Trust!

Earth Repair 2 and Karma Repair 1

May 12, 2019

The Global Earth Repair Conference is YouTubing its sessions so we can watch them free.  Since there were about 200 sessions in seven or eight time slots, there are lot of sessions I wasn’t able to attend either, even when I hopped from one session to another in one time slot, which I did whenever I wasn’t Learning a lot.  Not that the sessions lacked quality – I just read a lot and Earth Repair is one of my favorite topics.  I’m much more Optimistic after the Conference than I was before – many of the presenters are already Living in 5D.

Here are a couple of samples…

“When it comes to survival and sustainability, there’s only one story for the human species, and we’re all in this together…  We know when we see a forest, a lake, the ocean, a natural river system, the atmosphere, that it’s more valuable than computers, cars, airplanes, which are valuable for a short time, then become trash and pollution…  If we truly value natural systems, then Nature would truly become the basis of our money and our economy.  To protect Nature then would not be a luxury, but a necessity.”  –John D. Liu, in…

“We’re extremely conflicted and I think it has something to do with two levels of development – our brains are wired for survival, which means anger, jealousy, fear, territoriality, self-esteem, all the things that cause trouble.  And our brains are also wired for beauty and connection and spirituality, and I think it’s a crisis time for us to begin to overcome this hardcore biological survival wiring and begin to activate our spiritual wiring – the forebrain.

“Buddhism does that well with mindfulness and meditation, and the other traditions that do this.  It’s almost like we’re at a crisis point, not just of the Earth, but of our own human journey.  Are we going to give in and basically dissolve?  Will we be a failed experiment?  Or, are we at the beginning of an incredibly exciting part of our journey as we begin to become more human in the sense of truly connected to loving and nurturing all life?”  –Susan Eirich in…

Find out more about Susan at https://earthfireinstitute.org/our-story/, and about John at https://www.commonland.com/en and https://www.ecosystemrestorationcamps.org/foundation/john-d-liu/.  The Conference sessions that have been YouTubed so far are listed at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNPSTkjWIrl7FD31xbJ5STg/videos.  Planning is underway for followup Earth Repair Conferences in Chile, Africa, and India.

Meanwhile, in another galaxy far far away…

https://danielscranton.com/galactic-energies-within-you-%e2%88%9ethe-9d-arcturian-council/

“We are very excited about the progress that we see you all making in regards to the accessing of more of your galactic energies.  You are all receiving activations all the time to awaken within you those parts of yourselves that are not from Earth, or your solar system.  And we can see how these activations are affecting all of you in a positive way.  Much of what you are attempting to resolve there on planet Earth at this time is related to those journeys that you have taken through all the different star systems in our galaxy.

“And so, by becoming more of the whole you, you are better equipped to handle the challenges you face right now on planet Earth.  We see you getting activated and then taking what energies you are accessing from within to the different challenges that you face in your lives.  Even though you still have much to resolve there on planet Earth, you are also bringing a lot to the party because of all that you have already experienced in your lifetimes in other parts of the galaxy.

“You draw from those Sirian, Andromedan, Pleiadian, Arcturian, and other lifetimes, and when you bring those energies forward, you make it easier for yourselves to reconcile the differences that you have there on your planet.  For example, most people are split politically.  They either go in all into one political party or all into another, and they see the others who are putting all of their energy into a different political party as the enemy.  This is a much more toned down version of the battles that have existed throughout our galaxy for millions and millions of years.

“When you recognize that you contain all of those energies inside of you, and you make it your mission to be integrated, then you can be a walking example of what it is like to bring different energies, different beliefs, different star systems, together.  And if you can do that, you certainly can resolve the differences between you and the others there on Earth who have very different beliefs.

“This is why you often find that you are the [sheep of color] in your family.  Those of you who are awake are often the only ones who have the beliefs that you do, and it then falls upon you to make peace with the fact that everyone else that you are related to by blood thinks differently.  And when you can do that, and you can make peace with the differences between you, then you know that you are becoming more integrating with all of the galactic energies that you have inside of you, and you are moving closer and closer to that fifth dimensional reality where all beings co-exist harmoniously.  So keep up the good work.”

And on a galaxy much closer to Home, our Cosmic Recess window is beginning to close, as we’re now only seven days from the planetary equivalent of The Most Important Thing Is Your Karma (Saturn Conjunct the Mean South Node).  “Mean” here means Average, not Cruel, though from the Ego’s Perspective, Cruel wouldn’t be far off the mark.

John Liu reminds us that when our Ecosystem Collapses, nothing is more Important or Valuable than some degree of Restoration.  Jack Rosenberg (in Body, Self, & Soul) points out that when the Ego shatters, nothing is more Important and Valuable than Restoring a functioning Ego, because you’ll just make a big mess of anything else you try to do.  And I (among others) aver that when we’re trying to Manifest something Difficult for us, nothing is more Important and Valuable than Examining our Karma.

There isn’t a lot of astrological Interaction between the 19 May Saturn-South Node Conjunction (Karma demanding Attention) and the 23 May Station of Orcus (Breaking Oaths), but in addition to their Temporal Proximity, the Topical Connections are many and Intense.  We’ll take the chart apart soon, but in the interim we’ll give you some homework.  Make a list of the places in your Life where you don’t Believe that you have Choice.  That’ll likely turn out to be critical.  And, Think about all of the Abuse Stories you’ve heard in your Life; which one had the most Emotional Impact on you?

Earth Repair 1

May 9, 2019

http://dyarrow.org/BlueLightWater/

Back

May 7, 2019

I’m back from the Global Earth Repair Conference, https://earthrepair.friendsofthetrees.net/.  I expect to be saying a lot more about this for a while, as it represents a paradigm shift for me.  Here’s a central download…

https://www.ecosystemrestorationcamps.org/

(there’s a major Ecosystem Restoration Camp just outside of Paradise, CA) and a second one…

http://www.dyarrow.org/gateway.htm

…click on “Return of the Dragon.”  We’re in a short window here without major Stations, though a quick scan of the Angles shows that there’s a lot going on; we’ll try to find time to summarize that in the next few days.  The biggest is the 19 May Merger (Conjunction) of our Karma (South Node – aka Dragon) with The Most Important Thing (Saturn), which will seriously Challenge (T-Square) our Unconscious Beliefs (Vesta).  At the Conference David gave us a quick primer on Dragon Paths, sort of the adult version of Ley Lines.

One of the things I realized during the Conference is that the Pholus-Quaoar-et al Dance on the Cusp of Capricorn isn’t just “interesting,” it’s crucial.  The Cusp of Capricorn after all is where the Harmonic Convergence began in 1988 – when this blog’s predecessors began – and where the Mayan Calendar “Ended” in 2012.

If anyone needs a primer on what the Capricorn Cusp means, just reread Dorothy Bryant’s The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You.  Of course that’s a Northern Perspective; in the South at the Capricorn Cusp, Strawberries and Marionberries and Raspberries are ripening – a very sweet time.  Probably why both Dane Rudhyar and John D. Liu focus on the South as the next carrier of the “civilization” baton, though my bets are still on the Chinese, as they already have vast Experience with Overpopulation, and they’ve only recently come upon Profit Über Alles, and may thus be able to more easily exchange it for We’re All In This Together.

I haven’t had a chance to catch up yet on what Dan Scranton’s been writing about, but we know that lately he’s been talking more about “Contact,” which makes these mainstream articles interesting…

https://www.newsweek.com/ufo-sightings-2019-us-military-tic-tac-pentagon-navy-unidentified-aerial-1412272

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2019/04/24/how-angry-pilots-got-navy-stop-dismissing-ufo-sightings/

Our next Station, which we should start Feeling by about 16 May, will be Orcus, which symbolizes Making and Breaking Oaths.  On this Free-Will Planet, our Unconscious Limiting Beliefs pretty much all began as Oaths to Protect our Then-Present-Moment Egos.  So when Orcus is Lit Up we have the Opportunity to Become Conscious of and Recant our Ancient Karmic Oaths and Liberate ourself from our Limitations.  Remind me that we’ll need to talk about Yangtegrity and Yintegrity again in that context.

This upcoming Orcus Station makes a T-Square to the symbols for Sustainability (Ceres) and Abuse (Nessus).  So if Dolores Cannon’s work hasn’t Liberated you from Abduction Abuse issues, you may get another Opportunity this month.

Uh Oh 3

March 30, 2019

Okay, we’re technically past Pluto-South Node, though if you’re still Refusing or Unable to Embrace any particular Emotions, it may drag on for you.  No Blame – we have all the Time in the World, and for many people, specific Emotions, or the Memories that Invoke them, can literally Feel worse than Death.  If you’re in that situation, EFT may help Liberate you (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4hhMm8qsCs).

We’re now already deep into the Survival-Issue Stations (Strong Energies) that follow it.  They’re three separate Stations, but because they coincide in Time and are close in astrological longitude, we have to consider them as One Energy…

  • 29 March (8:30 am PDT) – Our Forbidden Genius (dwarf planet Ixion) reaches Peak Strength (Stationary).  Hopefully this means your Genius will Break Through its Chains.  If you’re Struggling with Runaway Emotions, these are the Chains that you’re Throwing Off.  Persist.  You may not be able to Dissolve the Discomfort right away, but you can make the Decision to Stop Judging those Emotions, which is a Critical Step.  29 Sagittarius.
  • 31 March (5pm PDT) – Our Willingness to Respond (dwarf planet Pholus) is Severely Tested (Stationary).  For instance, it’s Imperative that we Respond to those Uncomfortable Emotions with Love and Peace rather than Reacting to them with the Shame and Loathing that we’re accustomed to.  This Response is how we find the Keys to the Kingdom.  3 Capricorn.
  • 3 April (5:30 am PDT) – Our Survival Instincts (dwarf planet Quaoar) are Lit Up very Strongly (Stationary).  If this means Fear for you, Tap and Kegel it Out.  Our Instincts should just be calmly and quietly Telling Us What To Do and When To Do It, not Scaring the pants off us.  Fear may be one of those Forbidden Emotions that are being Lit Up.  4 Capricorn.

You may recall that we’re also Learning how to Consciously Shift our “Fate” around our Survival – see https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/2019/03/23/lachesis-pholus-quaoar-1/.  Our Manifestation Skills are critical to our Survival, and we’re also Learning how to Consciously Shift our “Fate” around our Manifestation…

  • 28 March (5pm PDT) – Lachesis Waning Trine Makemake.  5 Gemini-Libra.  More to follow.

And while we’re at it, we’re also Learning how to Consciously Shift our “Fate” around those Intrusive Memories we spoke of…

  • 26 March ( PDT) – Lachesis Waxing Square OR10.  5 Gemini-Pisces.  More to follow.

The Equinox Full Moon was also Cuspal, so the chart of the Three Stations is similar…

…but more complex, partly because we’re including everyone from 27 to 6 Degrees, to include our usual three-Degrees of Sensitivity from Ixion and Quaoar, which are five Degrees apart.  If we think of this as a Rebirth rather than a garden-variety astroevent, this is totally appropriate astrologically.  And is we consider how much is happening, including Pluto-South Node, considering this a Rebirth is totally appropriate Existentially!

It would take a long while to Interpret this chart from the bottom up, so we’ll look at it from the top down.

First, note that our Willingness to Respond Fully to our Forbidden Genius’s Need to Come Out of the Closet in order to Ensure our Survival is a Self-Resolving Challenge (Diamond Star).  That’s fabulous news!  It means that the Planet is nearer to its Tipping Point into 5D than we Imagine.  The would-be Impediments (Squares) to this are our Manifestation Skills (Makemake) and our need to Heal our Self-Sabotaging Beliefs (Chiron-Vesta).  The Shift is Driven by Self-Love (Sappho Opposite the Stations).

Second, there are three more Self-Resolving Challenges (Diamond Stars) – Manifestation (Makemake), Rebirth (Haumea), and Vitality (Varuna)!

Third, notice that there are two Almost-Grand Sextiles, which Symbolize Blessings on Efforts where we take the First Step.  Completing the Grand Sextiles are two well-known Fixed Stars…

  • One of the Almost-Grand Sextiles Grace-Fully joins Self-Love (Sappho), Soul (Uranus), Ending our Habit of Identifying with Karmic Intrusive Memories (Atropos-Lilith-Karma-OR10), Enlisting our Hidden Genius to Help Us Attend to our Survival (Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar Stations), and Rebirth (Haumea).  The Star that Fills Out the Sextuplet is Regulus, the Royal Star that promises Great Success as long as one avoids the Temptation to Seek Revenge.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed that the Antichrist is currently Seeking Revenge on the “Traitors” who dared to have him investigated.  He has Mars on his Ascendant, which points right at Regulus.  Downfall here we come.  (Using the 11am chart –  https://skywriter.wordpress.com/2011/04/16/see-donald-trump%E2%80%99s-official-birth-certificate-and-chart/; in the 10am chart, Mars is still Conjunct Regulus in the First House.)

  • The second Almost-Grand Sextile Grace-Fully joins Manifestation (Makemake), Vitality (Varuna), Learning how to Consciously Change our Relationship to Fear and Violence (Lachesis-Sedna-Mars), Healing our Self-Sabotaging Beliefs (Chiron-Vesta), and Respect for All Things (Hopi).  The Vacancy that Completes this Grace is the Star Toliman, well-known to anyone who follows exoplanet-hunting as Alpha Centauri, the closest Star to our Sun!

And Alpha Centauri is Chiron’s Foot, in Ovid’s version the location of his famous Wound!

And beyond two Grand Sextiles, we now, with the two Stars added, have a Grand Unx, or twelve planets more or less equally spaced around the Zodiac.  The Unx (Twelfth Harmonic) is about Pattern-Breaking, so our Chains here are up for the bolt cutter.  The twelve specific Patterns we can Break here include…

  • Healing our Resistance to our Forbidden Genius (Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar to Toliman)
  • Recognizing our Immortality (Toliman to Haumea)
  • Reorganizing our Life Mission to cover multiple Lifetimes, or Learning to Utilize Bleedthrough from our Parallels (Haumea to Makemake)
  • Manifesting Generosity of Spirit (Makemake to Regulus)
  • Liberating our Vitality from Analysis (Regulus to Varuna)
  • Loving Impediments to our Vitality into non-Existence (Varuna to Sappho)
  • Loving Fear and Violence into non-Existence (Sappho to Lachesis-Mars-Sedna)
  • Recognizing Fear and Violence as Teaching from the Soul (Lachesis-Mars-Sedna to Uranus)
  • Healing Beliefs that Inhibit Identification with our Soul (Uranus to Vesta-Chiron)
  • No Longer Believing that we Have to Identify with Traumatic Memories (Vesta-Chiron to OR10-Atropos-Karma-Lilith)
  • Relaxing our Judgments of the Sources of our Traumatic Memories (OR10-Atropos-Karma-Lilith to Hopi)
  • Replacing Competetion with Collaboration (Hopi to Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar)

Chiron-Equinox-Survival Full Moon I

March 18, 2019

The 20 March (7pm PST) Full Moon is Impressive from several points of view…

  • The Sun is Merged with (Conjoins) a symbol for Despair and Miracles (dwarf planet Chiron); as we’ve averred many times, we Recommend Poor-Sweethearting any Disappointment that arises.

See https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/category/poor-sweetheart/ if you’re new here.

  • The Full Moon occurs just four hours after the Spring Equinox, which is traditionally considered to be an important milestone, when the World Begins Anew.  That interpretation of course has its roots in the Northern Hemisphere, as Spring begins in Libra in the Other Half.

If we extend this a bit, we could say that the World (or at least the Plants) Beginning Anew is a matter of Solitary Creativity (Aries) in the North, and a matter of Relating to Other (Libra) in the South.  In the South, Solitary Creativity is Required to Survive Autumn and Winter, whereas in the North, it’s Relationships.  Not being much of a World Traveler, I can’t say whether this is Relevant to the Actual World, but I’d be interested in your Perspective.

  • The major Configuration in the Full Moon chart is the Reiteration of a Warning that our Survival, while likely, is not Assured (Ixion-Pholus-Quaoar Diamond Star) unless we start Paying Closer Attention to it.

So let’s start with the latter, the Diamond Star or Self-Resolving Challenge.  If the Challenge is Self-Resolving, why is our Survival not Assured?  Because about five years ago, two dwarf planets started Dancing cheek-to-cheek.  Dwarf planet Quaoar (Kwou’-are) symbolizes our Survival Instincts.  The God Quaoar taught the pre-Spanish Natives of what was to become California how to Manage their Not-Quite-Wild Landscape to Assure their Survival.  Since then, Know-It-All Colonialists in California have ignored Quaoar’s Advice to their peril.

Quaoar’s Dance partner Pholus symbolizes Full Response.  Pholus’s namesake in Greek Myth failed to take all of the Precautions he Could Have Taken, and the results Changed the World.  We can’t say Should Have Taken, because there was no recent Precedent to forewarn him.  It’s only in Hindsight that we can clearly see how he could have easily Prevented the Catastrophe.

Responsibility does not mean Blame.  Responsibility means Being Able to Respond.  If there is no recent Precedent, then, shy of Intuition or “Luck,” how are we to know What to be Prepared to Respond to?  Once an untoward event has occurred, though, or Chicken Little has Warned us, we may be able to Figure Out how to Prevent it from recurring.  So we Interpret Pholus as Being Fully Responsive.  We might have to brainstorm to think of everything that could go wrong, but if we are to be Fully Responsive, that may be Required.

So the two dwarf planets that have been Intimate for the last five or so years, were Quaoar and Pholus – Becoming Fully Responsive to our Survival Instincts.  As Greta Thunberg said at Davos, “Some people, some companies, some decision-makers in particular, have known exactly what priceless values they have been sacrificing to continue making unimaginable amounts of money.  And I think many of you here today belong to that group of people.”

This requires a division between the “Us Versus them” Darwinian folks, who will Respond to their Survival Instincts by Hoarding, and the “We’re All In This Together” Rest of Us, who will Respond by Sharing.  The Problem for us is that these two dwarf planets continue to be Intimate until the mid-2060s.  We may be replaced by Robots long before then, so the few of us who are left may end up Struggling with the Robots for Control more than we Struggle with 1000-Year Floods.  “Open the pod bay doors, HAL,” as Kubrick foretold half a century ago.

The Full Moon is the base of the T-Square (Challenge) that’s embedded in the Diamond Square, which means that Chiron Squaring Pholus is a big part of the Challenge, which is quite Curious, as it was Pholus’s failure to foresee all possibilities that led to Chiron’s famous Wound, which made him supposedly Unhealable.  So this is very Ancient Karma that we’re dealing with.

Boundaries III

February 11, 2019

A we mentioned in Boundaries, “Other, of course, isn’t just Other Hupers.”  We’ve been writing about Libra and Pallas for several days without realizing till now that Other and Boundary are really the same concept or word, just seen from different Perspectives.  Without a Boundary there wouldn’t be an Other, and without Other we’d never have the notion of Boundary.  It’s all about Identity, which is a lot more Fluid than we usually think.  And about Duality, which is a lot more Limiting than we usually think.

We Hupers usually think of the Veil between us and the Other Side as more of a Limitation than a Boundary, but Boundary it is, and the Other Side is as much an element of Libra as your paramour.

“He was not wakened again by Alder, but he had a bad dream of his own.

“He was standing by a wall of stone near the top of a long hillside of dry grey grass that ran down from dimness into the dark.  He knew he had been there before, had stood there before, but he did not know when, or what place it was.  Someone was standing on the other side of the wall, the downhill side, not far away.  He could not see the face, only that it was a tall man, cloaked.  He knew that he knew him.  The man spoke to him, using his true name.  He said, ‘You will soon be here, Ged.’

“Cold to the bone, he sat up, staring to see the space of the house about him, to draw its reality about him like a blanket.  He looked out the window at the stars.  The cold came into his heart then.  They were not the stars of summer, beloved, familiar, the Cart, the Falcon, the Dancers, the Heart of the Swan.  They were the Other stars, the small, still stars of the dry land, that never rise or set.  He had known their names once, when he knew the names of things.

” ‘Avert!’ he said aloud and made the gesture to turn away misfortune that he had learned when he was ten years old.”  (Ursula Le Guin, The Other Wind, pp.12-13)

“We who have true names keep them when we die, it’s our use-name that is forgotten… This is a mystery to the learned, I can tell you, but as well as we understand it, a true name is a word in the True Speech. … When my master Aihal died, my wife was there with him; and as he was dying he said to her, ‘It is changed, all changed.‘  He was looking across that wall.  From which side I do not know.”  (ibid, p.45)

“Kalessin said: ‘Long ago we chose.  We chose freedom.  Men chose the yoke.  We chose fire and the wind.  They chose water and the earth.  We chose the west,  and they chose the east.’

“And Kalessin said: ‘But always among us some envy them their wealth, and always among them some envy us our liberty.  So it was that evil came into us and will come into us again, until we choose again, and forever, to be free.  Soon I am going beyond the west to fly on the Other Wind.  I will lead you there, or wait for you, if you will come.’ …

“Then Kalessin said, ‘Once we were one people.  And in sign of that, in every generation of men, one or two are born who are dragons also.  And in every generation of our people, longer than the quick lives of men, one of us is born who is also human.  Of these one is now living in the Inner Isles.  And there is one of them living there now who is a dragon.  These two are the messengers, the bringers of choice.  There will be no more such born to us or to them.  For the balance changes.’ ”  (Ibid, pp.167-68)

We can also compare our day-to-day Experience with that of Daphne Charters and her friends (Forty Years with the Fairies, pp.260-61)…

“This work, in which we all assist, is known as a transformation.  We seek and find a lost soul whose astral body, as well as the physical, has died, leaving no trace to normal Astral eyes.  However, because we cannot see a ‘dead’ person, owing to his faster rate of vibration, it does not follow that he has no body.  So it is with those whose vibrations have sunk through the years until only the Great Ones know where they lie.

“We find these people by their vibration, however slow and, although we are unable to see them when we reach them, we mark the spot and direct rays of power and love upon them until their vibrations are sufficiently raised for the bodies to become visible to us.  This is the first stage in the rehabilitation of ‘lost souls,’ as much power has to be directed to them over sometimes long periods before consciousness returns.

“In order to achieve even the first part of the transformation, it is necessary for many hundreds of people from the Astral to gather together.  By passing power through their bodies, it becomes sufficiently coarsened to be effective amidst very slow vibrating matter.  This is where Daphne is of use to us, for her physical body vibrates slower than those of us who live on the Astral, a higher plane, thus power which is passed through her coarsens the whole.

“Unless you are clairvoyant, you will not have seen a display of power so you cannot know the magnitude of the volume, or the intensity of light.  Fairies can naturally see this power for it is their life’s work to distribute it, but normally they know only the quantity which they can collectively produce in their own group.  Our own fairies, who always help us, are ever amused at the never-ending supply so we were interested to see how the delegates would be affected…”

“How different is the power which we witnessed today to that which is known by the same name on Earth.  Man ever seeks for power to overcome his neighbors, to add to his possessions, or to acquire authority over more people.  Today we were privileged to see the essence from which all these petty misnomers have their being.

“But this true-power, in its purity of purpose, performed a deed so wondrous that if men were told of it, they would not believe.  If only those who sought to misuse it understood the condition in which they will find themselves when their ridiculous, puffed-up physical bodies and accompanying personalities are no more, perhaps they would then use it to lift up instead of to crush, to comfort rather than exploit, and, in the happiness which they would at last know, they would find the key to a better world.”

So, I was Wondering about the Other planet in Libra, Makemake.  And it turns out that, at least for now, the Bottom Line of Makemake in Libra is that If we Want to Manifest What We Want, we have to Seek Out and Revert our Victim Postures.  Drawing up the Makemake chart for the moment when Juno enters Gemini – ie, when we are likely to be due for substantial Consciousness Expansion (8:30 pm PST 10 February)…

…Reveals two big Challenges (T-Squares)…

A Challenge to Manifestation itself (Makemake) between Making it a Value of ours to be Fully Responsive to our Survival Instincts (Venus-Pholus-Quaoar) and Choosing Consciousness over Fate (asteroid Moira).

Fate is what happens To Us when we’re not Conscious of what’s going on.  It’s not about Why but rather about What.  What’s the Pattern?  When our Repeating Bummers happen, what Precedes them?  When “bad luck” befalls us, there’s a sequence of events that leads up to it.  We aren’t talking Cause & Effect – that’s a left-brain dead end.  Useful if you’re Stuck in the 3D Dynamic Masculine Creative process, but Obfuscating if you want to use 5D Magnetic Feminine Manifestation methods.

PIAVA that you become aware of What Precedes your Self-Sabotage.  If you already knew what it was you’d have fixed it long ago.  It’s behind your Blinders, and you won’t see it without enlisting the Cooperation of the Unconscious – that is, using PIAVA.  For instance, “Lord Ganesh, Please Remove All Obstacles to my Realizing How I Stumble into Self-Sabotage.”  Once you get Conscious about these Patterns, you can Choose otherwise.  https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/category/manifestation/piava-review/.

We’ve been working with Responding Fully (Pholus) to our Survival Instincts (Quaoar) – ie, Disallowing our Yes-Buts that try to Protect our Routines – for a long time.  We’re running out of Excuses.  It’s past time to Accept this as a basic Value.

The second Challenge is about Reframing the Beliefs Created by our Victim Postures (Vesta-OR10-Nessus) between Ego Death (Nemesis) and Sustainability (Ceres).

Like our Survival Instincts, we’ve also been working with our Abuse Memories for a long time now.  First we have to Retrieve them – or Allow them to Retrieve us (OR10), and Acknowledge their Reality.  Then we have to Empathize with our Real Victim, Revert any Blaming-the-Victim behavior we indulged or encountered, and Deal with our Real Emotions.  That usually takes a lot more than a few hundred Poor-Sweethearts, though they can be useful.  https://astrobuss.wordpress.com/category/poor-sweetheart/.

People talk a lot about Forgiveness, but in a real sense what we need is the Opposite of Forgiveness, as our original Tolerance was a form of Forgiveness to begin with.  We don’t Forgive; we Discover that we’ve Forgiven.  It’s an Observation, not an Action.  As with Self-Sabotage, we need to Discover what Preceded our episodes of Abuse, so we can Learn to Recognize the Pattern before it turns Abusive, and Choose Otherwise.  While Sharing all this increases the Pain, it’s often very difficult to do alone.

Yes, just about every step in the process of Clearing Abuse – Recall, Acceptance, Self-Empathy, Embracing our Real, Explosive Emotions, Opening to the Patterns – requires an Ego Death (Nemesis).  Our Resistance to Ego Death must be Reframed, so we Recognize when it’s happening and Learn to Celebrate it as the fastest route to Living a Better Life.

And as we move through Abuse, we have to Recognize that we’re likely to be Abused in some ways every day.  Every “trivial” unkind remark, Intentional or otherwise, can make us Feel Less-Than.  So we have to get very good at Recognizing it, Owning and Healing our Reactions, and approaching Ego Death as we would a Latte, in order to make this whole process Sustainable (Ceres).

And Sustainability-Ceres is the kingpin of the whole chart, as it is the head of a Kite that connects the two T-Squares.  A Kite is a Grand Trine (three planets equally spaced around the Circle) with a fourth planet halfway between two of the three.  The fourth planet – Ceres – becomes the Focus of the substantial Dumb-Luck Blessings served up by the Grand Trine.

So we have a Golden Opportunity to bring these Challenges – Cleaning Up our Manifestations by Choosing to Support our Survival Instincts, and Rooting Out the Limiting Beliefs that our Abuse History has left us with – into Resolution, where they Serve our Deepest Desires rather than Sabotaging them.

The three corners of the Grand Trine, or Big Grace, are Manifestation (Makemake), Ego Death (Nemesis), and The End of Karma (asteroids Atropos and Karma).  We’ve actually been working on the Death of Karma for a lot longer than we’ve been working on Abuse Memories or Responding to Survival Instincts.  The Realization in the Western World that Karma is about Inertia rather than Retribution has been with us since Alan Watts’s books in the 1950s.

A corollary is that Karma does not Grasp us, we Grasp it.  Like our Other Challenges, Letting Go of Our Karma involves Noticing when it’s recurring, Reverting our Belief that it’s Inevitable, Discovering the Patterns that led up to it, Noticing when those Patterns Begin the next time, and Choosing an Alternative.  The Death of Karma is a Given in this Drama; it’s not something we’re being Scheduled to work on, it’s something that we can use as a model for the Abuse and Survival Issues we are working on.

Dragon, of course, is a synonym for Karma, and as we saw, Dragons have gone to fly on the Other Wind.

Dumpster Fires

December 20, 2018

Pholus and Quaoar (Responding to our Survival Instincts) have been parked on the cusp of Capricorn (Just Fix It) for a while now, and of course the Sun’s annual passage into Capricorn defines the December Solstice, which is widely understood to be the Beginning of the New Year.  So while the Pholus-Quaoar combo isn’t new, we might expect threats to our Survival to increase again as we move into 2019.  Not a big surprise considering the news.

With our usual three Degrees of Sensitivity, Pholus-Quaoar has been prominent in Solstice charts since December 2016, and will continue to be through December 2019 – including the October 2020 US election, but not the 2020 December Solstice.  If we’re optimistic, we might propose that everyone will be scared enough to rekindle their common sense by October 2020, allowing 2021 to be a bit more stable.

Buuutttt, a number of other major Energies shift by the 2020 Solstice, such as Trump’s War-to-Prevent-US-Regime-Change (Saturn Conjunct Pluto, 12 January 2020 in 23 Capricorn, “A soldier receiving two awards for bravery in combat”) and the Beginning of the Digital Age in earnest (Jupiter Conjunct Saturn in Air, 21 December 2020 in 1 Aquarius, “An old adobe mission in California”Mission Santa Clara de Asis no doubt).

It’s an interesting “coincidence” that it was these very Spanish Missions that disrupted the well-managed Sustainable Landscapes that the original Quaoar hisself provided the template for.  Last month at the airport we met a barely-survived Marine veteran of Reagan’s War-to-Prevent-US-Regime-Change, against that Perennial Global Threat Grenada.  Thirty-five years later his war wounds were foremost in his introduction to strangers, and given their extent, that’s not surprising.  Maybe the next Trumped-Up War will be against Andorra or San Marino or Uruguay or some other dastardly threat to Global Peace.

The Guardian Brexit Briefing recently put it this way…

“Certain parts of American society now feel a sort of exhausted solidarity with the UK, a relief that they are not the only ones whose country is a raging dumpster fire.  A new sort of special relationship has been forged between the UK and the US; we are united by the fact that we have become global jokes.”

Beginnings and Endings often occur together.  In the case of the December Solstice chart, the dominant Configuration is a Nodal Grand Cross in 29-30 Degrees of the Cardinal Signs – we’re Finishing Up a Creative phase (Cardinal Signs), and about to Begin a Stabilizing phase (Fixed Signs).  We can productively read this as Finishing Up a Creative Destruction phase, and Beginning to Stabilize what we plan to Build upon the Ruins.  Ms. May and Mr. Antichrist, and their respective MPs and lackeys, have done a bang-up job of Creative Destruction, but their Fun may be coming to an End.

The Solstice chart is shown by the lighter-weight lines below…

Most of the Cusps (Endings/Beginnings) from Scorpio to Aries are occupied, while only one of the other six Cusps is inhabited, which clearly makes Varuna-North Node (Merging of our Mission and our Life Force) at the end of Cancer the Standout Pole.  Thus many other, less Central, segments of our Lives may be Falling Away, as we focus on what’s Most Important.  Varuna-North Node heads a Diamond Star, a Self-Resolving Challenge, so we can sort of Let That Take Care of Itself – where “That” is Allowing the Life Force to Lead our Life rather than our Shoulds and Gottas.

The other corners of the Grand Cross include Uranus, which turns Direct 6 January and returns to Taurus “for good” (for seven years that is) at the Ides of May.  Our Soul will return to the task of Descending into our Physical Vehicle.  If we’re hanging by our heels so we can see the World more clearly, this will look a lot like Ascension.

And Veritas (Truth) enters Scorpio (Fearlessness) just an hour before the Solstice.  This is potentially a Big Deal, as Scorpio is compelled to Get to the Bottom of Things.  Some Fearless Truthiness wouldn’t hurt the Planet at all, though Veritas is only in Scorpio till May, then again from July through November.  But it could start a trend.  And on 3 October next year Veritas Initiates Aletheia (Truth) at 18 Scorpio, “A path through woods brilliant with multicolored splendor.”  So there may be hope.

Of course the Nodes move Retrograde, so they’re really just Beginning their butt-first sashay through Cancer and Capricorn, rather than Ending it.  That’s okay, Degrees in Tropical astrology don’t represent arcminutes in the sky, they represent Days in the Year, Days after the March Equinox that defines the Cusp of Aries.  And most of us most of the time live Time forwards, or at least we think we do.  So 29 Cancer is still the End of Cancer, even if Time in this case is butt-first.

The heavier lines in the chart show the Full Moon that follows the Solstice by less than a Day/Degree.  The orange lines show the Mjōlnir Kite (Epiphanies) that dominates this chart.  Like Varuna-North Node, the Moon is an outlier that focuses the Energy of the crowd on the other side of the Zodiac.  So we can expect from it Significant Insights into how we might Respond to our Survival Instinct most productively.

A strong hint about that resides in the Square (red line) that like a bow holds the Tension for the arrow.  That’s Venus (Values) Square Lilith (Self-Sovereignty).  Our Values are often slanted toward our Heart’s Truth, but usually heavily overlain with Programming from someone else, which was likely to be more their own Programming than their own Heart’s Truth.  In other words our Values can get pretty stilted.  So we’re likely to Discover places where our own Values are Sabotaging our Self-Sovereignty.

It may require some Adjustments to your Lifestyle, but in the long run you won’t regret Letting your Values Change instead of continuing to Compromise your Sovereignty.  Doing that is also very likely to guide you toward the Life Force, help you Respond to your Survival Instincts, and lay the groundwork for your New Life in 5D!