Shakespeare once wrote that the entire world is a stage and all the men and women merely players. In a sense, one’s natal or birth chart is a metaphor for his or her personal play, complete with stage set, cast of characters, plot, or the story line, and of course both character growth arc and theme.Continue reading “Stage Set / Through the Houses”
This post is about some basic astrological symbolism involving the lunar needs.
In the Neoplatonist cosmos, the Moon stands at the gateway of your psyche and the material world. Thus your Moon not only mediates between events, experiences, and the meaning that you give them, but it also gives you a wealth of information about the archetypes, symbols, and metaphors that inform your (inner) world.
Now we will be forced to comprehend what’s been going on as the Saturn/Pluto conjunction in Capricorn, undoubtedly the most important planetary configuration of the year – if not the decade, kicks off in earnest.
Thus the wise woman will be modest regarding her expectations for the coming year. She understands now is not the time to draw attention to herself, to flaunt her gifts and skills.
Yet still you’ll be feeling excited – enthusiastic – about what’s opening up for you – and it is good stuff.
In Capricorn, Venus is not in dignity but equally, she’s not debilitated. This means that she is comfortably able to express her Venusian essence as long as it is in keeping with that of her host, Saturn, the natural ruler of Capricorn.
When such an expansive energy is in ‘fall’, then this is exactly what we might expect – a fall from grace or power of some other great height – take a look at the news and you’ll see what I mean.
It is the heroine who, bolstered by the courage of her convictions, wins the day by facing her fears and moving forward despite them.
By the end of January, it’s safe to say that the rules of the game we’ve been playing for the last 33 years or so will soon have come to an end.