On January 15, 2020

Questioning everything

This week’s horoscopes are coming out under the light of a Leo Moon. To tell you the truth I am a little discouraged and wary of saying anything. Why? Because even though it is my custom to avoid listening to what other astrologers have to say about things, last week, I broke that rule and took it upon myself to watch and listen to a number of YouTube astrologers talk about both the Saturn-Pluto conjunction and the Full Moon eclipse. It made me sick to my stomach and prompted me to question everything about myself.

Let me start by saying a little knowledge is a dangerous thing  — and add to that, when it comes to making blanket statements about cosmic events and worldly affairs, we would all be better off if people who call themselves astrologers kept their thoughts to themselves. I include myself in this directive. Unfortunately, I let myself get conned into starting up a YouTube channel by a New Age entrepreneur who thought he could monetize my brain a few years back. I wish I had never laid eyes on this guy, but hindsight is 20/20.  It was a mistake that I can’t remediate because I never signed the contract and don’t own the rights to any of that material. Watch it if you dare, but you could do us both a favor and ignore it.

If the full moon eclipse on the Capricorn-Cancer axis got everyone talking, the conversation got out of control. I think that people in my field have good intentions, but what they say is always boxed in by what they know. It’s for sure that eclipse was a big milestone, but there were so many variables to consider, and many of the astrologers who commented on it did not have enough experience or did not have access to enough information, to even begin to get a handle on the big picture.

In one case, I spent 30 minutes listening to a pleasant, well-intentioned woman talk about how the hard core impact of the eclipse sitting right on top of the Saturn-Pluto conjunction would be mitigated by the fact that the Centaur, Chariklo, was stationed at the same degree of Capricorn.

The lady definitely had a point, but she either was not aware of or chose to ignore the fact that in addition to the sun, the moon, Mercury, Pluto, Saturn, and Chariklo, Amycus, Arawn, Ceres, Arachne, Cyllarus, Eris, Zeus, Hebe, Kassandra, and Hidalgo were all  t-boning that configuration and adding heavy doses of fuel to the fire. With 11 secondary bodies (not to mention the ones that I may not be aware of) tossing a monkey wrench into the realm of possibilities, and Uranus, the wackiest, most eccentric planet in the solar system turning direct the following day, making predictions, let alone soft-pedaling those predictions because you happen to be into the power of positive thinking, and only want to see the light, doesn’t even make sense.

Add to this the fact that astrology isn’t just about what is fated; it is also about free will. What comes to pass in any situation is a combination of what is foreordained and what human beings choose to do about it from moment to moment.

Considering that everyone on the planet is at their wits end, totally deluded, in the dark about just about everything, strung out, at the mercy of their blind spots, and completely brainwashed, it’s safe to say that the collective free will is out to lunch — so, how could any astrologer worth their salt, someone who is just as hoodwinked by all of the above as the next person, step up to the podium and dare to say “boo” about where things will go from here?

If someone begged me to say something about the Saturn-Pluto conjunction, and the most recent full moon eclipse, I would address only one thing: the fact that in the same time frame, Apophis, (the dark serpent whose sole purpose is to destroy the light) just so happened to be conjunct the asteroid karma (we reap what we sow). You don’t need to be an astrologer to interpret this one; if you can add two-and-two the message is clear.

At the moment, as far as the dark forces go, what goes around is definitely coming around.

As far as the rest of us go? The same holds true — so mind your P’s and Q’s, and keep your eyes and heart trained upon love, truth, beauty, trust, harmony, and peace. That way, if the whole really is the sum of its parts, we stand a good chance of transmuting all of this darkness into light.

Let me leave you with that and invite you to take what you can from this week’s ‘scopes.

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