All posts tagged: Saturn-Neptune

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Planting Seeds: Astrology of Jan. 1 – Jan. 7, 2019

Welcome to the first week of 2019 and the onset of regular contractions in the birthing process of the larger Saturn-Pluto story of 2018–2021. The birth pangs that began in 2017 and quickened in 2018 will be taking greater shape in personal and collective lives. The week has a somewhat somber or leaden beginning with the Sun spotlighting depressive Saturn (exact conjunction Jan. 1), bringing loose ends, insecurities, insufficiencies and a feeling of lack or loss into awareness. Saturn likes to think of himself as The Real Reality™️ but can often bring paralyzing distortions through an overly negative or pessimistic outlook. It can be helpful to step back from the way we are framing our “problems” and notice whether the way we think about them creates a dead end where there may in fact be a great way forward. The fresh start of desirous Mars’ recent entry into impulsive Aries (Dec. 31 – Feb. 14) will benefit from having a direction that is informed by a sense of history, responsibility and even duty—both to ourselves …

In The Sky: Shadows Cast by Saturn square Neptune

Welcome to In The Sky, a recurring feature of  Real Imaginal online magazine, dedicated to the re-enchantment of Neptune. In The Sky presents reflections on current world transits. Using the methodology of archetypal astrology which, based on empirical research, allows a 10-degree orb of influence for this particular world transit, the planets Saturn and Neptune began having a difficult conversation in November 1, 2014 which will run through September 2017.  Saturn square Neptune When SATURN is at 24° 48” Scorpio — 22° 11” Sagittarius While NEPTUNE is at 4° 48” Pisces — 11° 15” Pisces Beginning November 2014 First exact square: Nov. 26, 2015 at 7° Sagittarius-Pisces. Second exact square: June 6, 2016 at 12° Sagittarius-Pisces. Third exact square: September 10, 2016 at 10° Sagittarius-Pisces. Ending September 2017 Generally speaking, the closer the aspect is to exact, the greater the intensity of the associated archetypal qualities, whether positive or negative. Of all the many seemingly contradictory significations of the Saturn-Neptune combination—such as the onset of mental illness as well as psychological healing; clarified perception as …