In 2020 we have not one but two conjunctions that mark the turn of a generation, and of an era in history. On Jan. 12, Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn form their once per 33-year conjunction. Then on Dec. 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn, both now in Aquarius, form a conjunction in the first degree of that sign. Read more...
Key aspects in today’s Full Moon chart continue to be in force. They color the beginning of a workweek that might feel increasingly scattered or disorienting as Mercury prepares to station retrograde in seven days.
This has been a weird few weeks, pushing all limits. Everyone is feeling it, as some form of stress, vertigo, overwhelm, depression or exhaustion. And some are feeling the calling to rise to the occasion. I trust you’re one of them.
We’re heading toward a Full Moon on Feb. 9, and Mercury stations retrograde one week later (on Feb. 16). Amanda Painter notes that would be more than enough provocative energy on its own, but there are additional elements of the sky that will be sparking up the weekend, including Venus in Aries.
With the Sun now in your sign or rising sign, you may be a bit distracted from how much is moving in the background of your awareness. Please don’t drift too far from the necessities of your inner life, no matter how much fun and adventure are calling you. You need your focus concentrated on your core being.
One reason the cross-quarters are meaningful is that they are taps into the Aries Point and therefore run a lot of voltage. They are “power points” in that there is concentrated energy and momentum available. Decisions and events count for more.
Guest writer Steve Guettermann notes that 2020 may seem to be a lot like 2019, except more intense, as we try to “re-solve” things we never solved in the first place. He’d like to offer an antidote to the intensity: AI — not Artificial Intelligence, but something much stronger: Authentic Intimacy.
Saturn entering your birth sign or rising sign is an event to prepare for. The date of arrival is March 21, just past the forthcoming equinox. So you have a little time, which I would suggest you use consciously. One question you might ask yourself is the nature of the internal struggle you’ve been through during the past few years.