the big and the deep—jupiter inconjuncts pluto

Vintage-Old-Book-Illustration-003Pluto and Jupiter will inconjunct for two weeks from August 29th to September 12th.  This aspect will be exact on Friday, the 5th of September.

This is an opportunity to get Capricorn Pluto Rx energy to your Leo Jupiter house and vice versa, but it is going to be clumsy and round-a-bout, not straight forward like an opposition.  Hopefully we’ll catch on quick.

Let me parse what Pluto in Capricorn and Jupiter in Leo energy looks like.

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august 25th & 26th—lady leo has suiters a’calling

Venus is about half way done with her yearly summer trip through the fire sign of Leo.  The beginning of this coming week many suiters will come a’calling on Miss Venus.  Let’s she how she may respond to their advances.

On August 25th, the Goddess of Love will inconjunct the Maverick from Pisces.  Venus is attraction and our sense of worth related to how attractive we feel and how well we attract financial security.  Chiron is a wound that never heals.  His energy is of helping others with precisely the injuries he cannot recover fully from.  Together, we get to question our value in regards to the house Venus is transiting.  She is pulling healing Chironic energy to this area.  With Chiron, ‘healing’ may be as simple as a minor change in perspective.

Sounds easy, but inconjuncts are tricky— to get the rewards you have to manually adjust.  Leo is the lion, but here she is the bashful fluffy kitty and any body in Pisces is undoubtedly on the introverted side.  Think of 2 shy teenagers with crushes, who have to force themselves to even smile at one another.

Then on Tuesday, charming attention loving Leo Venus will square steamy Mars/Saturn in Scorpio.  The same day she will also be in trine aspect with electric Uranus from Aries.

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the god of thieves teams up with a warrior, father time and a revolutionary: part 2

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” —Archimedes

On August 24th the Yod configuration between Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Uranus occurs.  You can read about the Yod, here; Part 1 of Mercury in Virgo 2014, here and the role Mars conjunct Saturn plays, here.

Lots of yummy stuff, so let’s get to it—

What happens when steamy Mars/Saturn goes into easy aspect with earthy Mercury?  When structured action combines with quicksilver intellect?

Now, where in your life do things need to be shook up?  Where could you use some revolution?  Where is a blind spot that could use some light?

This configuration could be an answer to most all of that.

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summer shenanigans of scorpio mars

This week and on into next week, Mars gets a lot of action, a position the God of War enjoys.

But first things first, lets get to know Mr. Scorpio Mars a bit better.

It is general consensus that Mars in Pluto’s sign is the sexiest of them all.  And back in the day, before Pluto was discovered, Mars was the ruler of extreme Scorpio.  Therefore his current sojourn in our Fixed Water sign is an agreeable one.

Mr. Mars here is a brooding, smoldering, determined gentleman.  He can navigate the waters of obsession with just the right mix of  possession and jealousy to arouse the most coldly rational of partners.  If he wants you, he will get you.  And if not, he will scorch the earth trying.  This doesn’t just go for matters of the heart, either.  Scorpio Mars brings this singularity of intent to all he does in the world.  But beware, this warrior fights no half battles.  He is all in or he is all out.  No middle.  Once he’s over it, he’s gone.

Alright.

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staring into the eye of god

On August 24th, 2014, Mercury/Mars/Saturn/Uranus will combine to form one of the most unique astrological aspects, the Yod, a.k.a. the Finger of God, the Eye of God, the Finger of Fate.

If you have planets or points at the 16th-17th degree of Aries or Libra, pay close attention!  Even if you don’t, the areas in your chart that are brought to the fore, especially Aries’ house, will be a place of action.

Here’s a fast and dirty crash course on what the heck is going on!

In a large celestial mixing bowl combine:

  • 3 planets
  • 2 inconjuncts
  • 1 sextile

Stir well.

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the inconjunct: huh?

What the hell is an inconjunct?

How is it related to a quincunx?

Wait, did you just misspell ‘conjunct’ and call me a mean name?

Nope.  An inconjunct and a quincunx are the same thing.  It is an aspect between 2 planets or points, 150° apart.  Not to be confused with an opposition which is 180°.

And in honor of  the many inconjuncts currently swirling about in the heavens, I wanted to write another fast and dirty post on what exactly these things are and how they compute in the astrological chart.

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the god of thieves sprints through virgo: part 1

Mercury moves into Virgo on Friday, August 15th and will be there just over 2 weeks until  Monday, September 1st.

The Messenger of the Gods is comfortable in Virgo, a sign that he rules.

Mercury is strong here.

While in Leo, it was all passionate speaking and creative thinking, but now our minds get to switch gears.  Virgo Mercury is analytical and rational.  She processes and communicates with sagacious integrity and insists on only conveying accurate information.  She delves into the details and comes up with a fine-tuned ordered system.

For the next 2 weeks, words will come easier than at other times, since Virgo Mercury energy is one of the wordsmith.  If a crisis should arise, you may also notice that you have the ability to stay somewhat more level-headed, which is another trait of this mercurial Maiden.

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