*Samhain* ~ Cross Quarter ~ Honoring the Invisible Assistance ~ This completes the *8* Sacred Seasons of the Solar Year. You've done all you can do for the last 10+ months and now you must surrender. You have been intuitively guided and completely supported the *Whole* time ... whether you were aware of it or not.
Summer Solstice and New Moon in Cancer. Celebrate! Midsummer’s Night is here! It’s the longest day, one of the four most powerful points in the solar year. Honor this shift in some tangible way and bring its power into your life – an offering, a prayer, a silent acknowledgement, for this is where the increase of sunlight that has developed from the point of the Winter Solstice now shifts from the yang, outwardly-increasing force to the yin, inwardly decreasing force.
Please note this is an extended Monthly Forecast, covering Gemini and Cancer. As I am re-visioning the website I wanted to make sure you were all up to date with the planetary alignments. This, in conjunction with the Weekly Forecast, ought to keep you abreast of the energies available. I am very grateful for your patience as I make some improvements.
Throughout Taurus time, we are deeply supported for cultivating inner and outer lives of beauty and sustenance. Think in terms of a garden and what you are planting, cultivating and nurturing to grow and evolve *together* into something that reminds you how the whole (your life) is greater than the sum of its parts (various aspects of your Being).
Large themes of change and integration continue on a grand scale, personally and collectively. As I write this, Pluto has just gone Retrograde in Capricorn, giving you 6+ months to do some internal processing of the immense shifts going on within & around you.
Marielle Croft has some valuable advice
for the Solstice period that we are now entering, and also the first
part of 2009. It seems that this will be a "go slow" period when we
will be consolidating after the huge shifts and transformations of 2008.
Asteroid Ceres enters Pisces at 6:40 p.m. UT on 28th January 2016. Ceres, goddess of grain, brings us nourishment and protection. She feeds our body, mind and spirit, nurturing us to become our fullest, most authentic selves.
Events which occur around the time of this eclipse may surprise or catch us unaware, but such is the nature of solar eclipses. They disrupt our malaise and act to insert new experience into our personal timeline.
Many will celebrate Saturn’s final departure from Scorpio. It’s been tough going. The combination of Saturn’s insistence that we assume responsibility for our lives and Scorpio’s demand that we embrace even the darkest and most difficult aspects of the self.
This is our primary feminine (Venus) and masculine (Mars) energies merging in a potent way, arousing a need to cultivate powerful relationship (whether physical/sexual or relating/socializing with others).
The Karmic Tools Weekly Forecast covers the current planetary transits which affect people in different ways and to various degrees of intensity. Take notice when it is a Personal planet (Sun / Moon / Mercury / Venus / Mars) interacting with a Social (Jupiter/Saturn) or Collective planet (Uranus / Neptune/Pluto).