Mars conjunct South Node + Mars Rx in Aquarius, 2018!

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Layers of Impossibility by ArthurBlue

Mars in Aquarius on June 8th makes the first of three conjunctions to the South Node. Why 3? Mars is going Rx.

When Mars meets the South Node a change in direction. Leaving the old, attempts or taking action to free yourself from ties of the past, you let go.  Mars in Aquarius is liberation, freedom, independence and the future. It is also a good time to release any old residue of past emotions, like anger or resentment you have to past relationships or situations that you have had some hurts or trauma with.

Mars the planet of action, direction, initiative/aggression or anger goes Rx, this is where you do the re-do, you might have to wait, put a few things on hold, progress slows down. Take the time to reassess your  projects, your approach to getting what you want. Mars is the direct approach, but in Rx times it’s more introspective/internalized energy, you may not be as quick or spontaneous when taking action. You find that your instinct can be slightly off, which is why you think more/before than act. This Rx period may involve the direction you’re taking or wanting to take, future direction or goals.

Another good thing to do with Mars Rx, is to understand why you do the things you do or the action you take and the way you take it. Understand your impulses, your desire nature. 

Being in fixed sign of Aquarius, the desire to break away or free yourself is strong, you can push through the waiting period or delays, hang tight particularly if you really, really want the future you’re planning on. If not so stubborn or fixed on the future plan, allow this time to be flexible and open to see what else pops up or come  your way.

Mars goes back into Capricorn during the Rx, needing to reflect or re-group on the plans or goals. Capricorn, cardinal earth, rules, tradition, structure, old ways, what is or was the original plan or blueprint, you may also find that work needs to be done. It’s not starting again, like all Rx’s it’s slowing down, going over, reviewing. Something of the old and new may need to come together for the future projects. Rx phrase indicates that the process may slow down.

Watch out for emotions being bottled up, find a release for this pressure, Mars is a high, outward vibe and does not like being slowed or shut down. Frustration and impatience can happen.

Mars joins, Pluto, Saturn and Jupiter all in Rx. This also slows many situations down.

Dates for Mars conjunct South Node – 20 July, Rx + 26 Sep – direct.

Mars retrograde from June 26th – August 27th.

Mars Retrograde in Aquarius from June 26-August 12 and Capricorn from August 12-27.

Mars enters its retrograde zone on May 12th, 2018, @ 28° Capricorn
Mars retrograde on June 26th, 2018, @ 9° Aquarius Rx
Mars direct on August 27th, 2018, @ 28° Capricorn
Mars leaves retrograde zone, October 8th, 2018 @ 9° Aquarius

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Mars Retrograde in Aquarius and Capricorn 2018
from cafeastrology.com

Weekly Tarot Reading, 22 Jan, 2018!

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Deck used – Beginners Guide to the Tarot by Juliet Sharman-Burke

5 of coins – feeling down and out, crossroads, opportunity for change and growth, take care of your self and look after your health if need be. Loss, needing help ask or seek help from others. You have had enough, not sure which way to go.

8 of wands –  openings, new, messages that come quickly, swiftly, movement forward, you know which way to go. Expansion.

10 of coins – abundance, wealth, feeling better, safe and secure, Plus in regards to the 5 have a long-term idea or plan what do you want the end result to be?

You have moved on from the 4 of coins where you felt safe and secure even a little powerful, at the 5 you feel the separation with the action you have taken to move on. Wands opens you up, through expansion, messages, things happening quickly for you, time to grow. Success is at hand after all of the hardship, work hard, you start to feel sure once more.

This weeks tarot reading is in video format this week, please go to my Facebook www.facebook.com/throughtheravensdoor/ page to check it out, if you’re interested. This may be the new way that I do the weekly tarot, will how I go with this, will keep you posted with what is going on.

 

 

Mars trine Neptune, 28th Dec, 2017!

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MARS in Scorpio trine NEPTUNE in Pisces, Action planet Mars meets up with the dreamy/flow planet Neptune, it feels easy to go and flow, take the action or step to move forward, particularly if you have faith and a belief involved. Neptune will encourage you to go deeper in the depths of Scorpio. Submerge yourself into……well something.
Hopefully it’s the healthy higher path, as you can become obsessive, additive with the Neptune in Pisces influence, and Mars he’s always up for an adventure.
Both in water, emotions, feelings, instincts and sensitivity will be apart of the journey.

Decks used – Black Moon Astrology cards – Astrology Reading cards

New Moon in Sagittarius, 18th Dec, 2017!

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NEW MOON in SAGITTARIUS!
Standing at the precipice of change.

Here you are at the last new moon of the year in Sagittarius, and Saturn leads the way or is he just holding up the line. Because once he enters Capricorn some freedom may be felt.

When you plant your seed of new intention, know where you are going, name it. It’s the direct approach that is needed.

Mercury in Rx, slowing things down and hopefully you have slowed down enough also. More information, truth, is coming, needed for the path forward.

Chiron is squaring, brings up some sore spots to heal and work on, you may be feeling it all, frustration, pain, sorrow, tired, lost and confused, completely over it, as it’s been a very difficult time. Put it all behind you and keep yourself together, leave it all at the old door, and keep walking to the future that is calling you. Uranus is in a harmonious aspect loosely and this is a gentle keep going push for the new experience, freedom and liberation that you long for. That is also Sagittarius attitude too, time for the new.
Venus is bringing her beauty, fun, sassy, love vibe, making sure that you lead with your heart, have a set of values to help you along the way.

Keep the Sag moon theme in mind, know where you are going, know where you don’t want to go. This to me is still a very Saturn time. He is still in charge and he will still be a major player for the next 2-½ years. So before you go shooting off your fiery, arrow, give it a destination to land otherwise it may spend a lot of time just flying around and getting nowhere and doing nothing, doing this has no meaning, point or purpose and you just waste a lot of time, so, not Saturn. Saturn has been working hard to give the Sag fire element a framework to work within, it has been contained somewhat, but hopefully you now know how to work and use this to your highest potential, as you get set to build.

Take some time during this new moon to reflect on the lesson that you have gone through over the last 2-3 years, find meaning, knowledge and understanding as to why and what you had to learn or to look at. Hopefully you gained some truth and you know your truth.

Enjoy the vibe of the new moon, the end is near, and the future awaits, so
face the new horizon, look towards the future, and when you get the sign to move, well…… smile, know, aim and go!

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARS enters SCORPIO, 9th Dec, 2017!

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Mars in Scorpio digs deeper, wants to go deeper, wants a stronger bond, more intimacy and being real and raw is the way he likes to go, now that he’s in Scorpio, no more holding back or weighing it all up. It adds a sense of realness to life.
Power, sex, intimacy, commitments, bonding, obsessions, lust, raw emotions, passion and drive are key words here.
Best to always be aware of what is really motivating you to achieve or go after want you want.
The power of transformation is strong during Mars time in Scorpio, he’ll help you dig deep into issues that are just dying to come out and to be transformed forever.

Mars is energy, action, action you take.
He will meet up with Jupiter in January, this is big energy, Jupiter expands, magnifies he will help take a much closer look.

Weekly Tarot card reading, 4th Dec, 2017!

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This weeks card is the Queen of Swords – Air – Libra.

This Queen uses head over heart. She is very clear, honest and open in here approach. She is more of a tougher Queen, as she has been through many challenges. She is very good at helping you get clear and certain.
Her great talent is using her mind, working with information and being discerning to have an outcome that is fair and balanced for all.

This may be you or others that are taking this intellectual approach this week when dealing with life.

I do feel this Queen from the Mythic Tarot does take in the matters concerning the heart and she does work with head and heart, but may come across as very dry, detached.

“My only duty in life is to remain true to myself and my inner truth”from Tarot – Mirror of the Soul by Gerd B, Ziegler.

Deck used the Mythic Tarot.

Full Moon in Gemini, 4th Dec, 2017!

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Mercury Rx begins hours before the Full Moon.
Mercury conjunct Saturn.
Sun opposite Moon, both square to Neptune.
Jupiter trines Neptune.
Moon quincunx Jupiter.

Well, there’s a lot going on with this full moon, as I am sure you all know and feel. It’s all a big muddle really, inside and out. But finding your way is a must. Many choices and decisions are going to be made and need to be made, the time now is to work out what all that is about, what do you want and what will you choice? for the next part of your journey, you have been working hard clearing out all year long, here you are at a pivotal point and very close to the end, so whatever is happening now is part of the story of old and new. Over the next few weeks you get the chance to review the story and then go forward after having had time to reflect.

This is the end of a major journey right now, until you reach the end of December and enter January, where you begin again. Best to end on a high note, so when next year comes you are at a place of truth within you, now is the time to be true, honest, clear, and I gotta say with less baggage(very important, you gotta leave that in 2017) fearless, vulnerable, plus have faith particularity in yourself.

This is all about communication, Mercury rules Gemini. Gemini/Sagittarius axis is about information/learning and knowledge/wisdom/experience. Light is shining on the mind, thoughts, ideas, what you need to know, what you know. Pay attention to words, either written or spoken. You’re seeking the truth here with Sun in Sagittarius.

With Saturn involved and he’s a big player, getting ready to leave Sag and enter Capricorn, on the 19-20th of Dec, he has been giving us lesson, upon lesson, deleting and working us through our stuff and karma, to restructure us into our truth, for you to be honest, work with integrity, to grow up, be responsible and own your stuff. You know what you have had to do, let’s hope you have done it. Saturn does reward for the job/work done. And when he moves into Capricorn you will see where you are at on the karmic scale, rewards or none?

So, it’s very important with all of the information/communication that will be floating around to be honest and true in all that you do.
Neptune can spin both ways here, can bring in the confusion, uncertainty, illusion, are you kidding yourself? you may not know what is true and what is not, listening, speaking with clarity, honesty and an openness is the best approach, and ask question if your are not sure. Neptune will help dissolve any barriers, so you can do this with faith and trust in the process.

Adjustments may be made, being flexible, and stay grounded, have a daily practical routine for the next few weeks to get yourself steady and most of all…… slow down, Mercury is Rx remember, you are being asked to go over, reflect and review.

 

Jupiter Trine Neptune, 3rd Dec, 2017!

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Where there is desire there is gonna be a flame. by SianEatsCookies

Jupiter trine Neptune, 3rd Dec,2017!
This is the first of three, the other dates are(May 25th, 2018 and 19th Aug, 2018)

Jupiter likes to expand, Neptune dissolves the barriers or limits, a combo of these two especially in a trine, you just want to float along, get lost, submerge yourself into something lovely. You want to just let go, it’s a blissful feeling you want to sink into.

It can be a time of hope, optimism, faith and a spiritual journey. It may also be for some of you the push ahead you need, to move along as you feel more inspired, grateful, creative. Pay attention to your dreams or imagination, intuition may be higher and more finely attuned.

You may find what starts for you now is a journey you go on and you may just slide right into it, as you want to go beyond the place you are. This can be anything depending on what is happening in your personal birth chart, or your goals and where you are headed.
Do keep this in mind, is it right for you, time will tell, if all keeps going well, your feel good, you grow, if it’s not right for you, you will eventually hit the bottom, the blissful feeling goes. You may have been dealing with illusion, addictions, as these two can throw that into the mix,  you generally just want to feel better or something other than what you have been feeling.
And trines make things easy for you.

 

 

Astro Aspects, you’re all fired up!

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There is an essence of turning the corner, you feel some freedom coming your way. After many months of feeling trapped, slow, sluggish. But there is still an agitating energy in the air, you’re not quite around that corner.
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Venus enters Sagittarius and Mars opposes Uranus.
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Venus themes of love, money, relationship, values and self-esteem changes and goes into the fiery sign of Sagittarius, you feel your life needs an added touch of adventure,  a bit more spice, to feel more sassy. A fresh new look, a more truthful way of expressing yourself, a fun and optimistic approach to your love life. Venus wants to find her truth in regards to Venus themes in her life. You may feel like you need to grab life by the horns, take a few more risks, be more daring and bold, to completely be open for more, more and a little more please.
Mars/Uranus opposition is also adding to this urge to break away from the past and past ways, to be a more true and free. You don’t want to be held back anymore, you want to step into the new direction that you feel awaits you. Mars is seeking the balance but Uranus is shaking it all up, you may feel it’s either…….or.
This of course brings in the edge of impatience, irritability, as you want it….NOW! The trouble with this energy is, it can be a bit harsh and it’s really not the best approach at the moment. Full Moon in Gemini on the 4th, will bring in more info for you to think about and work with.
Keep on working towards expanding and liberating yourself, that’s the long-term goal.
Have patience, stay focused.

 

 

 

Weekly Tarot Card Reading, 27th Nov, 2017!

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This weeks Tarot Card is Strength – a major arcana card.
These cards are not talking about everyday stuff it’s bigger soul stuff that you are working on or through this week.

Generally it does mean strength, having the strength to face things, to respond to life, looking fear in the face and going yes, I got this.
Faith, have it, go get yourself some if you lack it, know that you do have this, whatever it is that is coming out or at you this week. Be honest with yourself, take off the mask of fear and move with courage forward in your life. You may be challenged by whatever it is your truly desire. Be vulnerable, show yourself for all of your strengths and weakness. But most of all have faith, trust and courage in yourself.

Aleister Crowley Strength card is called Lust, be passionate, engaged, full of passion and lust for life and what it has to offer you. Let the fires burn within you, to get you excited about you and life.
Really connect with that part of you that is raw, primal, true, embrace it. Let this energy work for you.

Questions to ask yourself

*Which areas of your life would you like to live out freely?
*What has stopped you from doing so, up until now?
*Are you ready to completely open yourself up?
from Tarot – Mirror of the Soul by Gerd B, Ziegler.

Decks used –

Universal Fantasy Tarot – Embrace all parts of you, the sweetness and the raw.

Thoth Deck – Breathe, find your pulse and rhythm, beat as one.

Sun and Moon Tarot – Dont hold back, let yourself roar at life, find the passion within.

“I enjoy life with every breath I take” from Tarot – Mirror of the Soul by Gerd B, Ziegler.