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of 2017 with Jupiter moving into Scorpio
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The Jupiter – Uranus opposition in
Libra/Aries

• December 26, 2016 @ 20 degrees
• March 7, 2017 @ 22 degrees
• September 27, 2017 @ 27 degrees

Solar Eclipses on Royal Stars

• February 26 @ 8 Pisces (Nodes on
Fixed Star Fomalhaut)
• August 21 @ 28 Leo (Conj. Fixed Star
Regulus)

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in Mutable Signs in the Tropical (Western)
Zodiac. Here is the list of the stars with
their 2016 positions (moving approx. 1
degree per 72 years).
• ALDEBARAN
Eye of the BULL (10 Gemini 01) – EAST –
Archangel Anael (God’s wish)
• REGULUS
Heart of the LION (0 Virgo 03) – NORTH
– Archangel Raphael (God’s healing) an initiation and test of integrity, elevating Sun on Regulus
• ANTARES people to influence when such tests are • Bill Clinton
Heart of the SCORPION (9 Sagittarius passed and involving powerful karmic • Mother Teresa
59) – Archangel Uriel (Light of God) repercussions when failing to meet ethical
expectations. Sun on Antares
• FOMALHAUT • Jacques Chirac (French Leader)
Recipient of the AQUARIUS waters Leaders with Royal Stars • Princess Aiko (daughter of Prince
(Piscis Austinus constellation) (4 Pisces alignments: Naruhito)
05) – SOUTH – Archangel Gabriel • Woody Allen
Sun on Aldebaran
(Strength from God) Sun on Fomalhaut
• Prince Rainier III of Monaco
While close alignments with the Royal • John F. Kennedy • Naruhito (Crown Prince of Japan)
stars can manifest in prominence, might, • Angelina Jolie • Prince Andrew (UK) R
and leadership, these placements involve • Marilyn Monroe

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n classical astrolo- America, Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic. This plays the courage of taking risks and mak-
gy, Solar and Lunar total eclipse is crucial for the USA and is ing attempts. Managing the risk is also an
Eclipses are often defined as the Great American Eclipse. art; this is Leo’s business.
used while making annual Sepharial states that eclipses in fixed Risk also brings us to Mars. If an eclipse
predictions. Ancient astrologers regarded is in contact with Mars, then the desire for
eclipses as negative events, implying that taking risks increases. During Solar and
eclipses bring depressing events and end- Lunar Eclipses in the Leo/Aquarius axis in
According to the
ings. They represent stressful times and August, Mars will be in Leo and close to
unexpected crises. Solar eclipses were modern approach, the degree of the eclipse. Consequently,
considered as the harbingers of events eclipses give us the 2017 seems to be a year in which people
related with nobles, governors, leaders of in leadership positions in their societies
the countries and events that affect the energy that is will manifest a more dominant and confi-
countries in general while Lunar eclipses necessary for us to dent profile, will take risks, will take cou-
were considered as the harbingers of rageous actions and will want to display
events that affect people.
make the changes their strengths.
On the other hand, modern astrology that we want to ECLIPSES IN FIRE SIGNS bring fiery
considers eclipses as opportunities that events like fires and can reflect times
bring rapid changes and growth. According
make in our lives. when armies are marching. According to
to the modern approach, eclipses give us H.S.Green, eclipses in fire signs may rep-
the energy that is necessary for us to make resent sensational events, turbulences in
the changes that we want to make in our signs are related with seismic quakes, religious, cultural and social matters and
lives. They help us get our lives in order. changes in the earth’s crust and mines. wars. He says: “Eclipses in Fiery Signs are
Endings bring new beginnings and speed Eclipses in fixed signs also affect the par- said to excite men’s minds and produce
up the coming of some stressful or posi- liaments, national income and monetary sensational public events, disturbances,
tive results. They help the manifestation issues and bring changes and transforma- disputes, murders, sometimes danger of
of imbalances in our lives and push us tions in these issues. These eclipses take war and movement of armies; the death
for balancing them again. Therefore, our effect slowly but for a long period of time. of the kings, nobles, or great men; excess
creativity and ability to find solutions step They may also bring diseases, epidemics, of heat, scarcity of rain; expenditure of
in. In fact, we need to use these talents. In increase in death rates and the death of money, increase of taxation.”
this sense, eclipses reveal our awareness distinguished people. According to Raphael, eclipses in fire
and raise our consciousness. Under these circumstances, we will be signs indicate the death, imprisonment,
During and after the eclipses, circum- experiencing some political, economic and
stances change and we are prompted ecological changes in current conditions
to make changes. The direction of these within the next one and a half years.
changes may be predicted through our The sign where the eclipse takes place
natal charts and also by reflecting the informs us on how and in which fields
eclipse chart on the charts of corporations, these changes will come to the surface.
cities, and countries. Eclipses show us The emotions, events, occupations and
in which fields of life these changes and people represented by this sign will be
transformation may take place and where highly affected within this period.
we should concentrate our attention. ECLIPSES IN LEO represent the periods
when friendliness and self-confidence, the
Eclipses in Fixed Signs need for showing oneself, desire for being
The eclipse axis is about to shift from appreciated and admired, and the impe-
the Mutable signs of Virgo/Pisces to the tus for being in the center and ruling oth-
fixed signs of Leo/Aquarius. Eclipses in ers are the main issues. These are times

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Jun n G 13 7 a 44. Aug 24 D 2 8 d C 2 5 44 j 13 p098765432G1 2 . the Jupiter- Uranus opposition will be further activat- ed by Mars.O . conjuncting the North Node and standing oriental. we can expect a highly o H 2 e 13 . J un 4 4 . disagreements. M ar 2 an ar 26 C 2 24.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . A a 9 a . fires and diseases may increase. The Solar Eclipse which will occur in the 28th degree of Leo on August 21st will also take place in the last ten degrees of this sign. we are open to some managerial changes and reconstruction of governance models and some legal arrangements. A D 13 a 23 D 1 1 y 4 5. leaders and armed forces. significantly. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432HDuring this period. heading will display such attitude more struggles. .” When we observe the eclipse charts under the light of this information. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 .M y1 8l 4 r 7 . M pretations based on each ten degrees of 31 C 3 a 24 m H 2 3 a signs which are called decanates. it will therefore be very influencial. K 17 j5 nF 16 mH 25 a 16. lived in the Renaissance period. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 D ÖŞER between the Eclipse. The armies may be mobi- b 4 E 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. There is also a Grand Trine in fire signs between the Full Moon in Leo. chaos. 2017 C2 22 7. S 19 . Mars is again dominant by the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21st. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . Saturn and Uranus. it presages captivities. William 21 j 03 o Lilly. J 03.J o 18 5. we may come across some unexpected and explosive events and an imbalance in international relations. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . and mJ 0a 8C 5 JK p 03 2 5a 3 . 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 .M p D2 4 8. we have many reasons to conclude that we are in a critical year in terms of inter- national relations. Lilly states “In the third decanate. 2g 6 o May 6. Ju . Leaders who the fixed star Regulus possibly describ- 29 another person in authority. gives detailed information on eclipses in differ- ent decanates.. Many dis. Additionally. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n of force between leaders. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 encounter dominant attitudes and a show sensitive period. we will probably 2 2 tional relations. besieging of towns. Saturn. The lunar eclipse which will occur in the 22nd degree of Leo on February 11th. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o 5 crops and plants may get damaged. According to Lilly. the famous British astrologer who H 21 a 0 3. This matches with the information given by traditional astrologers and invites social turbulences. a scarcity of horses or a destructive murrain amongst them. During the Lunar Eclipse on February 11th. and Mars will be conjuncting this opposition by the end of February. p H 24 a 48 11 l . Jul 18 2 F 2 a insist on one-man governance or bull- D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E ing a strong desire for victory. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. . M 7i F 13 g 19 j G0987654321 2 lized. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. and a war atmosphere. will take place in the last decanate of that sign.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. The Eclipse conjuncts 4 E F deportation or slaughter of a king or 2 3 G 2 4 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. 28 1 c1 9 . In addition to those planets in fire signs. There will be again a Grand Trine in fire signs V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 6 . Jun 2 07. profanation of holy places. On the platform of interna- 1 13 i g . plunderings. Lunar eclipses in the last decanate of Leo represent that the people and the army would be open to innova- tions and a new governance model. and vindictive behavior. power C1 9 M agreements and frictions between people ar i3 7j 23 2. J . Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . S 9 f 20 16 8 . 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . Jupiter opposes Uranus. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. 27 a4 20 g C Traditional astrologers also made inter- 9 5. 1 12 . 8 a are experienced. and Uranus. Turkey is also passing such a turning point which I will mention in the coming paragraphs.

In addition 1 13 i g . Jun 2 7i 0a 8C own Solar Return chart with many plan- F 13 g 19 j G0987654321 2 to natal Neptune. Trump’s Ascendant degree and his natal As the eclipses occur in the 2nd and 8th According to H 21 a 0 3. Solar and Lunar eclipses in Aquarius emphasize the above issues and promote equality and democracy. inventions. discoveries. Jul 18 F Additionally. there are unexpect- . Eclipse will take place in 15° Aquarius an important and remarkable year for ied signs (Gemini. Erdogan was and Antarctica. It may also uncover some ancient knowledge that we knew before but have lost track of. 2017 C2 22 7. With the senting the people (and also women). Aquarius represents the necessity to harmonize the old and the new and to build a bridge between the past and the future. it indicates financially difficult aggressive policy and manifest a domi.M 7 y1 . when the summer on July 15th. 27 20 g that he will be more active in the new second MC ruler. It will be visible in much of Turks as Mars will be in Leo during the Pisces) threaten the kings. August and September particularly double-bodied signs may show important fluctuations in eco- nant profile. governors. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n Pluto is activated by the eclipses. 2g 6 o May 6. developments in technology. . Aug 24 D 2 8 C 4 j 13 p098765432G1 2 . M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o JK 5 p 03 a4 ets in his 10th house.J o 18 5. In addition to the mJ 2 5a 53 . Virgo. 4 2 4 2 ar J un 4 . J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . J . civil rights. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432HRecep Tayyip Erdogan shows that this 2 2 to the activation of his natal chart.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . Aquarius operates on both individual and societal scale. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . the MC ruler of Turkey’s the misuse of power. Turkey). and service to humanity. M 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. it is crucial to avoid 07. may irritate the American people because Sagittarius and Trump’s natal Mars on 26°Leo is opposing Nodes in Leo-Aquarius the Moon of the United States chart. 28 1 c1 9 . In 2017. new ideas. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . Atlantic. Virgo. and new and different infor- mation. During the coup attempt last America. human rights and animal rights are emphasized. kings. M 24. 1 12 . During eclipses in Aquarius. space sciences. We may witness outdated social models begin to change and undergo reforms. princes and Europe. p H 24 a 48 11 l . the K 17 16 mH Eclipse-Regulus conjunction. the Solar Eclipse in Pisces D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E 1923 @ 8:30pm. Indian Ocean During summer months. The personal ego is V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 7 . South Node of Turkey’s chart (Oct 29. J 03. On the other hand. nomic and stock markets. S 19 . the Mars- j5 nF 25 a 16. This eclipse also represents some severe decisions and attitudes which (Gemini. At this point. we may assume that Trump will houses of Turkey’s chart and on Neptune’s be one of those leaders who pursue an William Lilly. Leo and Mars are related with dramatic events for Turkey. Mars. Ju with the North Node. the Presidency model will raise a question an ar 26 C 2 or excessive use of force. Asia Australia. Jun n G 13 7 a 44. Sagittarius and on August 7. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . Aquarius refers Mars. humanitarian and social themes. This means that 2017 will also be to William Lilly.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. Aquarius rules inventions. princes and Mars-North Node conjunction in Leo a The charts on the previous page depict potential cooperation between the leaders these configurations. Mr. Africa. eclipses in double-bod. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 year will be highly important as his natal eclipse will also be close to the MC and 2 G 4 4 E 2 d 2 5 4 F When a Solar Eclipse is in conjunction 3 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Leo and the Turks The Eclipse in Pisces is subject to bring to pluralistic governance models where According to Persian astrologer Abu governance is more democratic than Mashar. all technol- ogies and tools that are used to advance society and foster progress. Eclipses in Aquarius foster intellec- tual developments. this o H 2 e 13 . governors. This may describe chart and square Jupiter in Scorpio. A D 13 a 23 D 1 1 y 4 5. East South two eclipses in August this year. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 D ÖŞER in Leo. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. repre- Pisces) threaten the Nodes represent cooperation. We may assume that 9 C North Node conjunction may bring misuse ar 2 5. Pacific. A a 9 a . M Presidency model. According sole individual power. 31 C 3 a 24 m H 2 3 a As this eclipse in Leo is close to Donald 21 j 03 o mark and confusion. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. on February 26th happens to be Erdogan’s The August eclipses in Leo will be close 8 b 4 E a power. Sun and Mars will be close to each other under the danger of assassination and AQUARIUS represents mental and intel- fortunately survived as he left his hotel 15 lectual development. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . people want to express their opinions freely. Ankara. C1 ar i3 9 M ed opportunities for the leaders to attain 7j 23 2. a Lunar Turks. Aquarius is related with personal free- dom and human rights. who want to gain more power may occur. the chart of Turkish President minutes before the assassins. S 9 f 20 16 8 .O . Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h .. 29 8l .M p D2 4 8. year. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. eclipses in degree.

com/en As a result. M 7i Eclipses in air signs invite us to make F 13 g 19 j G0987654321 2 We will have to wait and see… sudden changes in weather conditions. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 related with social events.E. people may change OPA Turkey Satellite their minds and agreements be violated. ISAR Cap ar 26 C 2 and consequently bring changes and an 3 2 3 a 31 C a 24 m H 21 j 03 o allies may part ways. The Raphael.Green. Moon in USA’s chart being triggered by 2004 common sense in the eclipses both in Leo and Aquarius • William Lilly.astrolojiokulu. H 21 a 0 3. M ar 2 24. 2017 appears to be a highly www. mJ 0a 8C 5 JK p 03 2 5a 3 .onerdoser. They are intellectually C strong winds also blow in human minds 9 5.O. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . 2g 6 o May 6. • Abu Mashar. AMA. Will the Lunar o H 2 e 13 . Volume 1 R www.M 8l . 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n replaced with social ego. 2017 C2 22 7. Eclipses in Theory and Practice to make logical take action against the leaders who desire • Mundane Astrology. Astrology Classics. They are also 2 2 at individual governance. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15.M p D2 4 8. In a negative way. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hnication. auspicious for leaders who are aiming 1 13 i g .S. S 9 f 20 16 8 . Possible prob. and liberty to make a difference? 8 a ECLIPSES IN AIR SIGNS are related with b 4 E 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. instigating social lems in governments may arise. C1 ar i3 7j 23 2. J 03.O . Jun n G 13 7 a 44.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. Books by H. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . agree- D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E a pluralistic approach and value diversity. we may conclude that Edited and Translated by Keiji Yamamoto & the eclipses in Leo on the North Node are Charles Burnett. 9 M ideals and team work.com/en active and turbulent year in the political Eclipses in and social arena.1 equality. 1 12 . light and hope! 20 g in making decisions. 28 1 c1 9 . Ju r 7 y1 . To summarize. commu. Carter. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . Aug 24 D 2 8 d C 2 5 44 F j 13 p098765432G1 2 . MAPAI. J . Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a may occur in foreign relations. A a 9 a . 27 a4 With love.astrolojiokulu. S 19 . These K 17 j5 nF logical judgements and use common sense 16 mH 25 a 16. M motivated. On Historical Astrology. Jun 2 07. . M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o 5 winds and devastating storms. J un 4 4 . No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . ments and alliances may be questioned. previous Öner Döşer.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 .J o 18 5. eclipse in Aquarius on the South Node be 2 3 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11.. and mental issues. A D 13 a 23 D 1 1 y 4 5. problems enough of a force for those who possess 29 . 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. www. p H 24 a 48 11 l . judgements and use to impose their power and authority. C. strongly suggests that. Eclipses making decisions. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. The Lunar Eclipse in References air signs invite us Aquarius may signify that the people and those with a more pluralistic vision will • Sepharial. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 D ÖŞER innovations in human relations.com ents Pres V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 8 .

via the fixed remains to be seen. mental and emotional processing in our life to make whatever A look at the culminating changes are in front of us. Transiting Uranus o H 2 e 13 . The archetype of Pisces in Aries by natal house will initiate new 2 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 8 d 2 5 4 F Aquarius j 3 e 11 p G 21 i 11. J un 4 4 . with your feet?” One foot in front of the sonally be involved in any group efforts to other as movement (Virgo) creates the shift the direction forward. They well as some traumatic paralysis causing by house and sign and their rulers. process is interacting with – the first quar. the Uranian upsets manifest to Aquarius will shift emotionally re-aligned your world? Victim the degree natural evolution is resisted. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. even including a rejection 16 mH 27 a4 intensity and distortions of the traumas. consensus world operates.. unfoldment and understanding of our One Aquarian mindset is commonly ter phase of Uranus in Aries to Pluto in emotional or egoic past: South Node in known as the “avant-garde” (the future) Capricorn. A a 9 a . tribe. and the effects of the past. M 0 7 o JK 19 j 5 pG0987654321 2 The danger is becoming trapped in the 03 5a ay 25 D 19 a K 17 nF versal source is. its aspects. are rejected by society as being wrong. Include activity with your natal that jobs lost to automation will not be V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 9 . 1 12 . Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 The Leo- this process is always about recognizing 11th House as well as the house cusp(s) 1 13 i g . etc. How has the South Node in Pisces feared. necessary in your world to move onward? sit winds down. These individuals squares (2012-2015) between these two this life and previous lives – may be revis. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . ing eclipse highlights. ited and/or re-experienced in order to their visionary insights. Have you utilized moves through Aquarius from May 9. Ma 4 i 15 l 19 13 g 5 c p U5432 2 n (12th House/Neptune) teaches us that ulti. new Uranian upsets threatening to break way to the nodal axis in Leo-Aquarius for A second possible manifestation is the down established Plutonian structures. This is the context that now gives setbacks to their progressive nature. our story. polar opposite – those who resist change Through this undercurrent. etc. The “crisis in action” 90-degree Aquarius. J 03. 2017 your disillusionments and crises to under- to November 6. as well either cannot see. of divinity altogether. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hpersonal self-responsibility as we co-create 2 2 that Aquarius rules. the archetype of Uranus/ Natural spiritual principles reveal that the Aquarius/11th House is to liberate from by Kim Marie co-creation process is empowering us and the past and find the courage (Sun/Leo/5th encouraging healthy boundaries as we rec. that is not how the he nodal axis polarity) in this grand evolutionary jour. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . battle between more liberal or inclusive ed us in the past. As the current North stand the emotional and physical changes Node in Virgo-South Node in Pisces tran. Tomorrow is ingress into Leo. The intent forward in relation to the events of today the future versus keeping control of the is to observe with detachment and objec. Many times they past. Human religious We can become stuck in our old patterns 9 C 5. the Leo. and relates to emotionally let us first consider the larger backdrop Uranus and Sun comforting words – friendship. Jun 2 07. escapism. insights into this emotional past. J . What 29 . 2018. or refuse to consider. of victimization in this imperfect world. Tomorrow mixture of revolutionary leaps forward as natal Uranus signature (ruler of Aquarius) will never be as good as yesterday. ney. which then create searching for a common mindset as an through the zodiac. The climate change denial. 28 1 c1 9 .D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. consciousness into creativity and activism The North Node in Virgo energizes us imagine this for a moment with regard to on egoic or emotional levels. happens on an inclusive or exclusive basis woundedness of false or limited beliefs Aquarius is an archetype. Whether this forward according to our perceptions. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. M distortions condition us to believe we are and beliefs. Ultimately.J o 18 5. These traumas of the past – of any society or group. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . A D 13 a 23 D 1 1 y 4 5. the next 18 months. Nodal Axis only conscious and/or unconscious co-cre. They sense the path gle between liberating ourselves into bring them into consciousness. Ju r 7 y1 . S 19 . 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 with the universe. The mean motion of (Pisces) may lead to procrastinations. 2017 C2 22 7. Aug 24 D 2 C 3 4 30 13 p098765432G1 2 . For example. M ar 2 24. M 7i mJ 0a 8C 2 ation with whatever our perception of uni- F 13 g 53 . . with the North Node the famous “crisis” as the mutability of extension of security through its changes moving through Leo while the South Node Virgo demands change.M 8l .O . Aquarius/Leo with rulers possibilities. around these old traumatic wounds? 8 b 4 E a 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. Jun n G 13 7 a 44. Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a mately there is no victimization. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . (the past) as threatening to their current Aquarius nodal axis transit will bring a Clues to the past will be found with our securities and societal structures. there is still opportunity Do you recognize how communion with to make sense of recent changes taking a universal source requires you to “pray place in our world and decide how to per. However. there is D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E old beliefs (Pisces) need to be released C1 ar i3 9 M 7j 23 2. communi- that our collective emotional evolutionary Now let us consider the continual ty. 2017 TO NOV 6.M p D2 4 8. embrace change and follow through on power points are now revealing the strug. 2018 03 o away to this source. that also has us the Moon’s tropical nodal axis reverses excuses. with its correspond. House) to move forward into an unknown T ognize our role (Virgo/6th House/Mercury future. This allows us to break or just plain weird. Individually. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . Pisces/Virgo Nodes Before looking at the possibilities and The Nodal Axis in via the active polarity. This could also be described as the tivity as to the “whys” of what has wound. necessary spiritual. They feel the pressure principles versus conservative or exclusive free into a new sense of self: North Node of current regressive events and possible principles. This falls into three potentials with this new nodal axis transit. 2g 6 o May 6. reinforcing a sense H 21 a 0 3. anyone that threatens current securities. Both sides feel the insecurity of in Leo. Transit j5 20 g 25 a 16. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . We rapidly defend an ar 26 C 2 2 3 a 31 C 3 a 24 m H 21 j powerless and we tend to give our power the past and fight against anything or MAY 9. p H 24 a 48 11 l . modality and air element. or individual and collective or co-creator? natural laws are suppressed. S 9 f 20 16 8 . us to maintain the status quo.

or may not objectively understand why The Aquarius/Leo Nodal Axis South Node in Aquarius will move their individual past is what it is. 1776 consciousness in more real and objective and collective evolutionary choices at any charts. S 19 . 23 1 1 y 4 Another Leo distortion is narcissism. 2g 6 o May 6. Sooner or later. Philadelphia. swaying 03 a4 me and my needs. beliefs.M 7 y1 . 1 12 . Were the societal rules of the original this story remains to be written…. own health. They become influenced by the emo. J necessary on an individual basis according 8l 4 4 2 4 . Jul 18 F to societal needs and readiness. It can be the “starving artist syndrome” whereby our fantastic idea or creation doesn’t even get off the ground. rein. How can a nation of immigrants. A D 13 a 23 D 5. This is “the greatest country on Earth” and “lead.” These phrases may native Indian people. which represents 2 ar our elders (and consensus consciousness) un . S 9 f 20 16 8 . your huddled masses yearn- 9 C 5. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. especially its C1 ar i3 9 M 7j 2. lish this country. Moon May-June. A a 9 a . PA) 2 3 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. H 21 a 0 genocide perpetrated on others to estab- of U. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 .S. and what is required to change – for their and the US Chart over the natal U. rather than our own. 2 0 coming back. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 .S.. Which side – This may include an inability to objec. moment in any point in space/time. who almost completely destroyed the the real foundation to both the liberal and er of the free world. Jun 2 07. not be shared by other countries. Ju have Moon in Aquarius. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hwhat happened. This can be the incessant love affairs explod- ing in our face. How ly a bully. further immigration become restrained? ly taking place all over the world. J 03. misinformation. We have all heard some of 29 . Include activity with your natal 5th House as well as the house cusp(s) that Leo rules. The clues moving forward will be found with our natal Sun signature (ruler of Leo) by house and sign and their rulers.S. 21 j maturation distortions of Cancer project. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 intent is to detach and objectify (Aquarius) We may also include the fact that 1 MARIE 13 i g . biases. Reflect for a moment 8 b 4 E a 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30.S. They may 3. The V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 10 . presidential elections. emotional security. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o 5 in the middle (the present). M 7i The third possible mindset are those everything and everyone revolves around 19 j G0987654321 2 on how the U. and the society they live in. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . Astrology looks at this open-mindedness – “Give me your tired. fake without any regard to objectivity of truth at 28° Capricorn in 2022 (and beyond) to news. and the evolving emotional courage to activate change accordingly. D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E the collective citizenry.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n .M p D2 4 8. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . versus learning to deeply self-love first. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n Uranian change. K 17 nF 16 mH 25 a 16. Jun n G 13 7 a 44. 27 between moving forward and resisting j5 20 g as some type of arrested emotional devel. 1776 charts o H 2 e 13 . willing inclusive versus exclusive – will prevail? It tively understand collective patterns.O . fearfulness – “build a wall” and indigenous These people tend to decide the results 03 o ed onto the next sign of Leo. is actual. while the nodal axis These three Aquarian mindsets ebb States natal North Node Leo-South transit may bring the issue into collective and flow as they create all the individual Node Aquarius nodal axis in July 4. . the emotional self-reliance and ar 26 C 2 3 a 24 m H 2 3 a 24. J . president Donald 2017 for the 2:13am chart. Wow. to 2 2 both commonly-used July 4. else as it plays world cop. has vacillated between mJ 0a 8C F 13 g JK p 2 5a 53 . siting South Node in Aquarius unfolds and triggers your world? What are your unique North Node in Leo choices in exploring your talents and evolving role in society? Real evolution is represented by the transiting North Node in Leo. M ing to breathe free…” – and exclusionary tional triggers of their own insecurities. versus lie. your poor. p H 24 a 48 11 l . now demand that conservative populist movements current. etc. forcing a perception that the U.S. A common distortion with Leo is emo- tional insecurity that looks for safety outside of self rather than within. Aug 24 D 2 8 d C 2 5 44 F j 13 p098765432G1 2 . Opportunities will depend directly upon our evolving sense of creative self-actu- alization in response to societal needs. right now is the new U. Perhaps the most famous example 2017 for the 5:10pm chart and November. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. and why it happened. Pluto return falsehoods. M ar 2 it. Trump with his 30° Leo ascendant.J o 18 5. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . 2017 C2 22 7. an 31 C opment.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. This is the Saturnian effect to 32 1 2 Ja 9 be followed by the courage to change as (2:13am and 5:10pm. 28 1 c1 9 . we will revisit the trauma/ drama patterns that rock our world. Another example is the United resolve this choice. voice comments to this effect. The transiting Sun around your chart will initiate any new possibilities for- ward on a monthly basis relative to your natal Sun/Leo/5th House signatures.S. as well its aspects. to say whatever it takes to be noticed could easily take the first U. forcing its ideas on to everyone Americans honored? Leonian – my way or will you choose to be involved as the tran. that is reflected in clichés such as ways. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h .

can we recognize the equality of around the Sun. for EAN. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. will all the massive upsets and collective R they recognize the need to share the economic displacements through accel- collective wealth. A a 9 a . 2017 C2 22 7. as recognize that instead of “draining the nodal axis transit may be a prelude to American citizens experience a collective swamp” he flooded it with more pluto.S. This time it is a technological 2 3 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11.. or worse yet dis- 2 2 Uranus-Neptune conjunctions at 18°-20° o H 2 e 13 . No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . His 30° a4 robots will replace humans at an increa- K 17 nF 16 mH 25 a 16. and is taking place C1 ar i3 9 M 7j 2.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . 27 better than your country. J 4 4 . however the early indica. sexual and mJ 0a 8C 2 Much will be written about President F 13 g 53 . religious. Aquarius may take us down a class war- 23 1 1 retirement securities? on a global scale much more actively. Objective basis. Who can 32 2 Ja 9 mantle them? Will they find the courage to Capricorn. 5th power or the good of the U. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h .D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. As the Leo-Aquarius nodal racial. M 0 7 o JK 19 j 5 pG0987654321 2 Manufacturing jobs are not coming back. M 7i fare path – racial. with her husband LeRoy – General Manager 1965 respectively. breathing emotional connection to axis in Leo-Aquarius From the collective need – Aquarius – aris- all species of life has the potential to be es new creativity – Leo. charts. potential downfalls and opportunities grounded in self-love on a deep. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . This article focused upon Evolving the archetype of Leo (Sun.O . 2017 total solar H 21 a 0 – humanity – many will continue to be spectives unfold. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 .S. the V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 11 .. It years and counsels an international clien- ing to old security needs to be better. Will the citizenry ridiculous new levels. She is also an lessons. We all have a whatever is best for our self and others role to play on the stage of life. It will remain to be seen if his egoic nology for 24/7/365 self-healing via photo- Security and Medicare benefits in the need to be noticed (Leo) will respond graphs. It includes an ability to recognize Aquarius nodal axis transit will shine a Aquarius shows us where we need to the life force within our self and to rec. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hthese public benefits. Ju r 7 y1 . It remains to be j5 20 g Leo ascendant along with Mars (27°) and singly faster pace. inequalities. S 9 f 20 16 8 . sexual lage to stand up for each and every one of axis transit evolves from the Virgo-Pisces and gender us. Our The transiting nodal where they need our help and creativity. and where be a “group of one” in order to find the ognize and honor it in others as well.S. M ar 2 24. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . 1 2 0 the highway – will be exposed. inner tions do not look good. Invoke the vision- metamorphosed into new creative outlets may take us down a ary qualities of Aquarius to show you how as needed wherever we find ourselves on class warfare path – and where to shine your love and life planet Earth through the transiting North force in the world. Together equally. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 congregate to the 1%? Will they privatize same is happening now from the 1993 1 MARIE 13 i g . The August 21. electoral economic frustrations correctly. . Many will face natural mortality elites. J . 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. As the South Node in Just as the Uranus-Neptune conjunc. will be left behind. independent Facilitator for the Energetic For the most part. or my sideration moving forward creatively? country is better than Kim Marie is the Director of the Evolutionary The Pluto in Leo Generation Astrology Network. religious. what we can expect through Pluto in Leo-Aquarius nodal axis return. Almost every Leonian willpower to individualize and do is the same with creativity. Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a The transiting nodal axis in Leo- un future generations also enjoy health and D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E than the last one. She has studied for an egoic or emotional metamorphosis is within orb of his natal Mars. Unless we invest in our real resource interactions between the differing per. best may ignite massive public protests and tele. Evolutionary Astrology Course worldwide may impact the Pluto in Leo generation and teaches via webinars. The consensus is energize both liberal and conservative in alternative healing and environmental that the Pluto in Leo generation isn’t nec. Jun n G 13 7 a 44. as our societies reveal how and we can create phenomenal change. A D 13 a 23 D y 4 5. Her background includes experience than any other group. 03 5a ay 25 D 19 a gender inequalities. 8 b 4 E a 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. and inequality may reach will be most active around these themes exact on his ascendant. She oversees the EAN’s Consider how the North Node in Leo your country. It his real alliances reside.M p D2 4 8. focusing on the (1936/37/38 to 1956/57). time for mid-term election primaries and and increasing inequality? Is Trump more There are a lot of other astrological statewide ballot issues to heat up. Pluto and and practiced Evolutionary Astrology for 30+ on deep soul levels. While President Trump read the past-life regression therapist. on this small rock transit. It will take a global vil- Node in Leo. Jun 2 07. citizenry? the emerging emotional awareness of House) requires a sense of self that is Time will tell. Multi-national corpora- 9 C 5. eclipse at 29° Leo across the U. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n objectively recognize it? make the necessary changes that ensure explosion on a much larger magnitude 29 . The nodal axis transit 3. including all species.M 8l . Aquarius passes over their natal Pluto tions in 1821 at 2°-3° Capricorn initiated polarity points (evolutionary intent). with. J 03. The potential is solar and lunar eclipse through this transit basics of EA and forecasting. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. or my country is Trump over the next four years. 28 1 c1 9 . light. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . or will it continue to erating the industrial revolution. all species and their equal right for con.J o 18 5. of the Leo-Aquarius polarity.S. She resides on a beautiful piece of U. leading edge computerized spiritual tech- after WWII and collectively enjoy Social ness. Kim Marie is a certified Master essarily aging gracefully and passing along they were conned by all the financial Gardener and a Deep Memory Processing the baton. M seen which groups are most motivated Pluto (10°) in Leo will ensure that this tions will do whatever they can get away an ar 26 C 2 2 3 a 31 C 3 a 24 m H to act – inclusive or exclusive – and how 21 j 03 o nodal axis transit keeps him in the spot. This entire Leo. p H 24 a 48 11 l . 1 12 . ascendant – power points to the max. the latter both implemented under to the actual needs of the citizenry paradise in the Black Hills of South Dakota Uranus-Pluto hard angles in 1935 and (Aquarius). mindsets as they realize just how much politics. living. S 19 . The distortion is cling. 2g 6 o May 6. Aug 24 D 2 8 d C 2 5 44 F j 13 p098765432G1 2 . The Leo-Aquarius during summer 2018 in the U. this generation his solutions are firmly entrenched with Matrix Church of Consciousness (EMC²) – a received the best of the economic growth Pluto in Capricorn control and exclusive. just in crats intent on destroying social progress Aquarius 2023/24 – 2043. invested in his own ego on the throne of factors involved. light on who Trump really is.

Jun 2 07. its irreg- ular cycle means it has travelled half the zodiac in just 87 years. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 2 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 8 d 2 5 4 F j 3 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Jun n G 2 13 7 a 44. Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a C1 7j ar i3 9 2. M ar 2 an ar 26 C 2 3 2 3 a 24. It suggests we are confront- ing karmic forces that were laid down in the 1930s.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. Ju r 7 y1 . J . A D 13 a 23 D D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E 5. Like last year. 28 1 c1 9 . Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 1 2017 13 i g . r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. M 31 C a 24 m H he outermost 21 j 03 o planets with their H 21 a 0 3. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. Ma 4 i 15 l 19 13 g 5 c p U5432 2 n Overview 29 . 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . all planets from Jupiter outward continue to be in only mutable and cardinal signs.O . [Pluto’s progress on it’s orbit] suggests we are confronting karmic forces that were laid down in the 1930s. M 7i mJ 0a 8C F 13 g 5 JK 19 j pG0987654321 2 Michele Finey 2 5a 3 . In 2017 Pluto continues its slow journey through Capricorn (2008-24) exposing the limitations of the Earth and pressing us to live more sustainably. It’s more vital than ever that we take personal responsibility for our actions and behave ethically. A a 9 a .M 8l . We are likely therefore to continue to experience a lack of stability and frequent stops. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . 2017 has very little in the way of fixed energy. . M 23 18 b 4 E 1 a y 4 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. S 9 f 20 16 8 . 27 20 g T 9 C 5.M p D2 4 8. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . In January this year Pluto has travelled 180 degrees from its discovery position in 1930. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . Aug 24 D 2 C 3 4 30 13 p098765432G1 2 . 2017 C2 22 7. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . 1 12 .. S 19 . No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . This suggests that humanity is set for an awakening in consciousness with more awareness of the processes and cycles that affect all life on Earth.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . This two year period from September 2015 to October 2017 is the longest possible period without anything in the way of fixed energy since 1825-27. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432H 2 o H 2 e 13 . 2g 6 o May 6. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. Until Jupiter moves into Scorpio in October 2017. long orbital cycles symbolise collective experi- ences and universal themes shared by all.J o 18 5. Although Pluto has an orbit of 248 years. J 03. starts and direction changes. p H 24 a 48 11 l . M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o 5 by K 17 03 16 mH a4 j5 nF 25 a 16. J un 4 4 . V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 12 .

p H 24 a 48 11 l . 3.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. 2g 6 o May 6. Ultimately. governments and corpora- the Moon and Saturn in a very tight con- once in October 2017. Above junction. it’s 21 j 03 o this year but notably will cross the H 21 a 0 important to strike a balance between Saturn station. S 9 f 20 16 8 . tentment. remain in Capricorn until 2020. we have to maintain harmony. It’s time to while connections will soon develop. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. individuality and forever trying to please especially because Venus is retrograde. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . Mars and Mercury oppose 5. Saturn worthwhile connections with those who to when the Rooster is crowing. With who differ from us. and here it’s entering its balsamic phase. S 19 7 a The seasons shift once more as the Sun . J . ative time to engage with music and art. Adjustments may be necessary to We may find ourselves in situations where sign possessing a resilient and determined reach consensus. represents the structure of our world. together as they shift into Capricorn. A D 13 a 18 1 a y 4 conjunction of Uranus and Eris has been b 4 E 07. threshold into its own sign Capricorn in each individual’s needs and self-expres- December just two days before the Sun. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 Late last year Uranus and Jupiter lined 2 G 4 E 2 d 2 5 4 F crosses the celestial equator. M August eclipse and ar 26 C 2 24. self-discipline. J 03. in the Chinese year of the Fire Rooster. Fire Rooster years are action though we disagree strongly with what packed. any lack of support will be keenly all year but Venus will be retrograde all. 28 1 c1 9 . core values. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432H 2 o H 2 e 13 . Mars is direct tions and how we manage time. When The corruption that was exposed with the expectations could leave us feeling empty. an Neptune and Venus will do likewise soon 31 C 3 a 24 m H 2 3 a Saturn continues through Sagittarius accompanying after this Equinox. R Donald Trump and the August a quiet time of preparation and reflection.M p D2 4 8. this chart suggests a heartfelt coast. Sometimes communication can The passage of time and our relationships become clouded by expectations and our to it will become more crucial and critical desire to belong. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . Aug 24 D 2 8 C 4 j 13 p098765432G1 2 . . or doing. resulting in imbalance.. so freedom and our collective footprint are likely to to be ourselves is paramount. Relationships that do not meet our from early March until mid-April. felt. This is a bountiful and peaceful com- can re-engage with the most important crying out for reform.O . J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . time is will help us decide that our loyalty is to real roosters who strut around in the barn ticking more loudly. Capricorn asks us to behave ethically. This is the perfect time to take personal responsibility and act with re-evaluate our priorities and commit- ments. 4 2 4 2 ar J un 4 . 2017 C2 22 7. heading 3 2 4 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Meanwhile. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n up on opposite sides of the Earth with Watch for key 29 8l . 27 20 g C early 2017. Jul 18 F Eris and Ceres joining Uranus. Libra symbolises the exact . Jun 2 7i G0987654321 2 developments in 19 j very unsettling and unpredictable and 0a 8C F 13 g relationship. Libra’s ruling plant Venus will mJ 2 5a 53 . If Watch for key saturnian developments we listen closely. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . Venus what self-absorbed and insular and like the lord of time in its own sign. opposing Uranus. Saturn and the Sun begin a new cycle challenge us to be more tolerant of those ing. An alarm is awaken- our principles and will guide us towards yard. sion. The limitations of the Earth The March Equinox Jupiter and the Moon are close allies This chart sees Venus and Mars in each now too. or Red Chicken. tenacity and risk tak. The degree of this eclipse is 28LE53 experience that helps us release that past on Trump’s Ascendant and very close to and move forward with a feeling of con- his Mars. reminds us that relationship harmony and in semi-sextile aspect.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . Venus is retrograde she asks us to GFC when Pluto crossed this same point but if we stick to our values. 23 D saturnian 7j 23 2. or two people in a 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. The Rooster is a dynamic others. 1 12 . but when Venus Saturn and Pluto will fundamentally trans- tifully together in Taurus in the pre-dawn is retrograde and close to the Earth we form the structures of our world that are light.M 7 y1 . This tricky The New Moon on January 28 ushers cannot be attained by repressing our arrangement could test relationships.J o 18 5. In relationships. when much can be achieved others are saying. accompanying Saturn station. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o JK 5 p 03 a4 there will be one final hit of this union in K 17 16 mH the US when the rendezvous with Mars a few weeks into j5 nF 25 a 16. Karmic forces are bination that promotes harmony and love. Semi-sextiles The December Solstice through hard work. The C1 ar i3 9 D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E M balance and equality between day and 5. sure to come home to roost. Ju southward. aspects of life. Over the next two years away from our centre. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . share our standards and values. traverse the United States from coast to Emotionally. Neptune’s recent transiting Saturn will station at 21SG11 station subtly attunes us to the uncon- exactly on his Moon and therefore also scious and imagination making this a cre- be opposite his Sun and on his nodal axis. Saturn will The Moon is the ruling planet of Cancer. M es in store. so we have yet more surpris- 9 ar 2 this season. with Saturn joining Pluto in Capricorn over coming years. V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 13 . 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . Compromises sometimes take us The June Solstice a higher degree of consciousness and The Moon and Venus are shining beau. A few days after this eclipse. 2017 Total Solar Eclipse The Moon’s exact trine to Pluto prom- ises to deepen our understanding and The August 22 total solar eclipse will respect for nature and the cycles of life. more worth- consider how well our lives reflect our in 2008 will again be in focus. egos can run amok if we allow them ing us to the dawn of a new reality. A a 9 a . This chart other’s natural sign (mutual reception) become more apparent. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. M night. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. this Solstice will guide us in the US when this August eclipse and towards peace and fulfilment. but the Chinese Rooster can be some. yang and yin. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 The September Equinox 1 FINEY 13 i g . even nature. Jun n G 2 13 44. But with Venus and Mars will rendezvous just its systems.

We can only hope and unexpected changes which can be exciting of Libra will be opposing Uranus at 27 pray for the best. M Presidency. S 19 7 degrees of Capricorn. his realization that the job of governing unexpected changes pected events. Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a un Uranus and Saturn. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 Donald Trump’s astrological chart is 2 G 4 4 E 2 8 d 2 5 4 F ciated with Plutonium and the invention 3 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Saturn will mJ 2 5a 53 . “fasten your seatbelts” time. I think he will be or frightening but events will continue. to the challenge and it seems that these seems to be taneous. does not do anything rash and impulsive return which is in his 2nd house of money 8 b 4 E a 07. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 .which should provide some could mean that he will be suffering the trine to Uranus which gives some stability focused energy. quences of being the President elect and venturing into the unknown. The time that concerns me the most is and I hope the whole country doesn’t go nitely going to be a time of dramatic and in September when Jupiter at 27 degrees down with him. J 03. With the Uranus that these kinds of startling opposing his Jupiter. 29 8l . J 4 4 . Saturn will be right on his to be a time of A Moon and opposing his Sun as 2016 ends dramatic and s 2016. Aug 24 D 2 C 4 j 13 p098765432G1 2 . Another positive aspect sorely needed. flashes of aspects bode favorably for him being insight. disci. The planet Jupiter experiencing a lot of unexpected conse. is a lot more difficult and complex than which can be exciting draws to a close it seems running a campaign. Since Pluto is asso- a . including shipping US . positive should give some it will be a sobering time which I think has outcomes and optimism will be opposed already begun. I only hope he can rise grounding which by the planet Uranus symbolizing spon. an ar 26 C 2 2 3 a 31 C 3 a 24 m H 21 j 03 o Jupiter will be in trine to his Sun at the time of his inauguration and sextile his H 21 a 0 It’s definitely going by Susan Falk 3. It’s able to do that. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hto be sorely needed. R or frightening but the Saturn influence degrees of Aries and forming a T-square Get printed copies of the Career Astrologer 4 issues. 1 12 . unexpected events. 2 o H 2 e 13 . He is having a Jupiter D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E C1 ar i3 9 M 7j 23 2.O . 2g 6 o May 6.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n – Uranus being activated by the transits of Jupiter. 28 1 c1 9 .M p D2 4 8. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . Moon so it seems positive for his finan- cial situation. Tweeting is fine but set- 55 C 2 pr 2 7i 0a 8C so his being elected president is definite- F 13 g 19 j G0987654321 2 ting off a nuclear bomb is not. 2017 C2 22 7. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. However.M 7 y1 . Ju r of the Atomic Bomb I hope that Trump . M Opposition 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. . A D 13 a 23 D 1 1 y 4 5. consequences of some of his rash actions to this very unstable situation. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 .D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . good luck. which symbolizes stability. A a 9 a . It’s defi. to his Mars throughout 2017. the Saturn influence which symbolizes abundance. 27 20 g major reason that he decided to seek the 9 C 5. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o JK 5 p 03 a4 ly helping his brand which is probably a K 17 16 mH be on his Moon at that time so I’m hoping j5 nF 25 a 16. M ar 2 it will be a stabilizing force. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 should give some grounding which seems 1 Jupiter 13 with the United States Pluto which is at 27 i g . lightning bolts of change. J .$34 International . p H 24 a 48 11 l . beginning pline. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . the year and 2017 begins which I think indicates of so many unex. Jun 2 during this time. Jun n G 2 13 44.J o 18 5..$28 Mex & Can . it and the US Chart 24. The planet for Trump is that Saturn will be in trine Saturn. and maintaining the status quo is in in February . 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N .org V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 14 . S 9 f 20 16 8 .$48 Details at OPAastrology.

2017 C2 22 7. it can bring triumph by Maurice Fernandez T he Chinese Zodiac year begins with the second Full Moon of the Year. It will end in the year 2044 2 2 a sign of both dominance and activism. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3.J o 18 5. usual- ly in the sign of Aquarius. It is 丙 is fire so the current year is Fire Mon. for a total of 60 years. Jun n G 13 7 a 44. The current cycle From Lucia Lu China key. eggs all year long! R and awakening. J un 4 4 . This current year (2016) is 丙申 (Bǐng.O . No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . like the fire of candles. We can expect a C Fry yourself sunny side up eggs. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. o H 2 e 13 . promising a very important year for them. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 began in 1984 with the year of the through hard work and creativity. So we may T he next year in Chinese ated with Rooster and Monkey) so 2016 want to smartly decide what we are most astrology is 丁酉 . . r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. A a 9 a .M 8l .M p D2 4 8. Ju r 7 y1 . 申 is associated to the Monkey and is like the fire of the Sun (Yang Fire).This is the time when Roosters begin to get back to their coops Rooster Day: Saturday The Chinese Astrology Cycle consists of all 12 signs going through the 5 elements. Aug 24 D 2 8 d C 2 5 44 F j 13 p098765432G1 2 . A D 13 a 23 D 5. M Rooster 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. p H 24 a 48 11 l . hopping from branch to 8 b 4 E a 07. Jun 2 7i branch. Rooster Characteristics: Flamboyant and colorful personality Blunt Stubborn and argumentative Self. J . 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 with the Water Pig. couple of pretty hens and enjoy organic 10th Zodiac Cycle 03 o The Rooster being the sign of dawn H 21 a 0 3. It is 1 Chinese Year 13 i g . M 24. were and what beliefs we had. wearing 9 5. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . 29 . 2g 6 o May 6. This year’s (2016) fire from heaven (丙) The year beginning in 2017. Those born from Feb 1957 until Feb 1958. 20 g in the course of 2017. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 n of the Fire Following the Year of the Chinese ple into fierce debates. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . S 9 f 20 16 8 . S 19 . Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a Monkey (2016) which took us on a roller D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E C1 ar i3 9 M 2.. Get yourself a an 3 2 3 a 31 C a 24 m H 21 j scattered energy. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432HWood Rat. It is fire (丁) is YIN. but volatile and ar 26 C 2 hackle rooster feathers. sometimes a little bit reckless. we continue a fiery activation F 13 g 19 j G0987654321 2 Celebrate the New Year of the Rooster mJ 0a 8C 5 JK p 03 2 5a 3 . will have a FIRE ROOSTER RETURN CYCLE. 2018 03. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 .D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . J ar 2 JAN 28. 酉 and 2017 are somehow connected and passionate about and what we believe. 2017 to FEB 15. 28 1 c1 9 . where the need for honesty drives peo- 2 3 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Ceremonial activation 7j 23 1 1 y 4 coaster ride. is always related to the that means that problems and issues that and maybe embark on an adventure.motivated Hardworking Resourceful Powerful and Dominant Perfectionist The hour of the Rooster: 5pm to 7pm . In the Chinese system fire challenges and passion for human beings. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o 5 K 17 j5 nF through the colorful Sun Greeting bird 16 mH 25 a 16. 1 12 . M continuation of creative. 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . related to religious and spiritual leadership more related to human life and more useful V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 15 . but it’s the Metal element (both naturally associ. the heaven shēn).  may have similar tones. 27 a4 greeting the Sunrise loudly and proudly. We Rooster and 丁 is a fire element emerged up this year and the next year might have claimed outwardly who we and that is why we call it Fire rooster.

24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 .O . Water and Earth signs passed and that will ever follow is already are feminine and show the necessity of contained within the present. Ju r .J o 18 5. However. this information. Air. the rulers of both nodes. and the Duad chart. These methods has a one degree sepa- are the twelfth house. but we should not 31 C a m H 21 j forget the the danger and create a practical 03 o cautious action. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 2 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 8 d 2 5 4 F j 3 e 11 p G 21 i 11. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N ..M p D2 4 8. By lifetime. If a planet understanding past The Astrology of lives. in their charts.we should not . ple you know who have those markers in astrologer should provide the answer to the ines the nodes placement in houses. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 1 FERNANDEZ/LU 13 i g . The only suggestion I have is question WHY something is happening now. 2017 C2 22 7. Jun n G 2 13 7 a 44. 1 12 . M started and decide how to transform the 7j though I do have some knowledge about it. He discusses I n this book. logical library. if it is By ALEKSANDAR IMSIRAGIC last conjunction of a two-degree orb.) This is a book it in its detail and teaches the reader the chart of this life as the middle of a that is a necessary addition to one’s astro- many tools to uncover the mystery of continuum. In this 13 p098765432G1 2 . as well as that I found the example charts are small He describes how to trace the karmic aspects to both nodes. the karmic to the meaning of the nodes. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. Jul 18 2 F a C1 ar i3 9 2. and forget the the 23 18 b 4 E 1 a y 4 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . S 19 . 4 2 ger and not truly versed into Chinese Astrology. M 7i passion (sometimes anger) into organized 55 0a 8C F 13 g 19 j have learned the basics. M we test with 3 24 2 3 a patience and wisdom. 7 J un 4 4 .D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . calculations one can to the questions WHAT will happen in some- one’s life. ways of looking at the OF KARMA. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . the goal that gives up its hid.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. link stretching between various incarnations Aleksandar brings original thoughts You’ll want to make notes and list the peo- of the same soul. karmic directions of separating aspects techniques he uses to look at a chart one degree equals one and see why one’s life is what it is. He brings up the idea of looking at (I’m sure there will be one. This short description G0987654321 2 danger and create a mJ 5 JK p action and deal with the unresolved practi- 2 3 7 o of the Rooster year is an evolutionary approach 03 5a . Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . 2g 6 o May 6. A a 9 a . R 03. Saturn. He exam. The book is very explic. Ma 4 i 15 About Lucia Lu: I am a Chinese Western astrolo- l 19 13 g 5 c p U5432 2 n 29 8l . Book Review The four gates of karma are the ele- ments – Earth. An original assigning houses to idea is that of karmic He says: progressions and how different past lives. 9 C 5. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. because den meanings with This is a book you it should reveal the purpose of an invisible each twist of the wheel.M y1 Yin year we have to continue what we . rating orb. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . it is the Moon. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432H 2 o H 2 e 13 . the the previous life. accepting what life brings. Therefore. Water. These issues practical plan which based on general understanding of the elements j5 20 g 25 a 16. S 9 f 20 16 8 . Jun 2 07. Aleksandar explains the to the nodal axis. it describes Reincarnation the fifth house. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. Perhaps this could be history of past lives and how to read reading just for this section on the nodes. and the next life. and using the system through mathematical Natal astrology should provide an answer of derivative houses. of 1 degree orb. 28 1 c1 9 . Therefore. This underly- THE FOUR GATES ing concept is applied to all the various One has to examine the houses that relate to the past life. J ar 2 could be more subtle and require more of the year. 3. signs. M an ar 26 C 2 24. . of karmic astrology is much deeper. Fire and The structure of life and the Universe is such that everything is contained within By Arlan Wise Air signs are masculine and show a role everything. p H 24 a 48 11 l .. want to own so that you can write in it. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 5 K 17 nF 16 mH 27 a4 cal and emotional concerns. chart with an eye to the current one. the life before the pre- planetary aspects vious one. The book is worth and difficult to read. corrected in the next printing of the book. V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 16 . pened in the past. Predictive astrology provides us he turns the chart find a date when an with the time frame and answers the ques. Aug 24 D 2 C 3 4 30 to us as it can be better controlled. A D 13 a 23 D D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E 5. Fire. into a kaleidoscope important event hap- tion WHEN it will happen.. J . R one’s previous lives. all the time that has of taking action. H 21 a 0 plan which we test with cautious action.

2017 face during the 21 j 03 o serve as a symbolic reflection to: H 21 a 0 3. Venus stations retrograde at 13’ 09 Aries & stations direct at 26’ 55 Pisces. In modern astrology. Forty is a sacred number in Venus position in a personal birth chart to her. A D 13 a 23 D 1 1 y 4 5. rising Of all the planets. The the sky after the Sun and the Moon.D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . and 1 Venus 13 i g . Notice your emo- tional space just before. retrograde planets MARCH 4 – APRIL 15. S 19 . Just like an acupuncture session aligning 8 a Redefine b 4 E 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. a station or ret- F 13 g 53 . There are biblical sto. 2017 What Does Retrograde Mean? What does it mean when a planet goes retrograde? A retrograde cycle is an optic illusion. The Venus retrograde cycle is represents the inner feminine. g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. She • Redo for a child to grow in the womb. 2g 6 o May 6. art and reemerges in the early morning sky. then apparently moves backwards against the V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 17 . Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . 40 day Venus by Kathryn Andren • Review Retrograde cycle.M 8l . 29 . Shadow period begins when Venus crosses 26’ 55 Pisces on January 30. M 7i mJ 0a 8C 2 the meridians on your body. retreat and reflect. Listen months or so. M the heart are in your Above.. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 changes direction in its statios retrograde the mystical Kabbalah.  When a planet 2 2 wandering for 40 years in the desert. “As ar 26 C 2 3 a 24 m H 2 3 a 24. J . 40 is the number 2 3 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Aug 24 D 2 8 d C 2 5 44 F j 13 p098765432G1 2 .  Venus is the goddess of love. Ju r 7 y1 . 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 . art and beauty. birth and abundance. various traditions. astrologers say there is more of fruition. 28 1 c1 9 . . M ar 2 an 31 C Aligning with the ancient principle. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . M 0 7 o JK 19 j 5 pG0987654321 2 03 5a ay 25 D 19 a K 17 rograde planet energizes a particular region a4 All matters of nF 16 mH 27 Relationships j5 20 g 25 a 16. it could morning star. and offers an opportunity to explore inner worlds. Jun n G 13 7 a 44. the Venus retrograde beauty. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20.O . 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . In modern astrology. money Venus is the brightest object shining in approximately 40 to 44 days every 18 – 19 matters and what you innately value. aspect of yourself would you rebirth during gorgeous in the West just after sunset. p H 24 a 48 11 l . In o H 2 e 13 . of the sky and your personal birth chart.D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E Interesting that there are 40 days of C1 ar i3 9 M 7j 23 2. If each day were a week.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. the plan- et appears to stay still in the sky. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 backdrop of stars (retrograde) before ries of rain for 40 days and 40 nights. the Venus position illuminates how we place pri- orities in relationship and gives clues to innate desires and values. What evening and sometimes you will find her. So Below”. She may be speaking to you softy. 2017 Shadow period ends as direct Venus crosses 13’ 09 Aries again on May 18. retreats and Represents Venus is the goddess of love. illuminates what we value in relationship. A a 9 a . What Venus Retrograde this time? Over time she disappears. This is a symbolic time to retract. or radically raging for you to pay attention to what is important. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . during and after a Venus cycle.M p D2 4 8. The Venus ret- rograde cycle is symbolic of exploring the inner feminine. J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . From our view on Earth. S 9 f 20 16 8 . J 03. 1 12 .J o 18 5. Look up early represent 40 weeks in the womb. J un 4 4 . Venus in the East. 9 C 5. Imagine reveals herself both as • Retract the 40 days of Venus retrograde as a holo- an evening star and a • Retreat gram. Jun 2 07. is the rarest. 2017 C2 22 7. All matters of the heart are in your face during the 40 day Venus Retrograde cycle. Venus Retrograde is March 4 – April 15. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hmoving forward again. Jul 18 2 4 F 2 a power with this planet. Ma 4 i 15 p U5432 2 l 19 13 g 5 c 3 30 Retrogrades n or direct. • Revise T he love planet • Reconsider Venus is attractive • Reevaluate Venus retrograde and it takes 40 weeks and alluring. 2017.

J o 18 5. Jun 2 07.M p D2 4 8. brings a passionate and practical approach ing cycle. Venus stations love light disappears direct on April 15.O . J o F f 14 D 22 53 7 n I K1 v 13 13 d p 15 D oJ 19 G2 23 f C 11 . In general. r 8 7 p I ct 10 12 l l 3 3 a d 2 16 C Oct 7 h 20. You may surprise yourself or someone new journey of Venus may come your way during this time! preparing for underworld At the end of the cycle. S 9 f 20 16 8 . 1 12 . j5 20 g retrograde begins in Aries and retreats 9 C 5. retrogrades are inward times. J 03.theloveastrologer. Dec 9 D 11 i 3 4 o 2 2 6 7 No 11 h . 2 14 44 C 2 p098765432H1 24 c l 18 E g 26 7 f 14 o G 22 i 43. 2 o H 2 e 13 . Find featured articles by Kathryn Andren at On March 4. take a step back and have some breathing room.M 7 y1 . V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 18 . embracing the themes for both H 21 a 0 Venus retrograde: 3. they would interact in unique energy healing bodywork in her private prac- conversations as Venus engages on her tice. Ju F 2 ar transit of Venus retrograde in the current un . opportunity to explore inner worlds. 23 1 1 y 4 During Venus retrograde. Saturn. 32 1 2 2 0 Ja 9 2 G 2 4 4 E 2 1 8 d 2 5 4 F j 3 e 11 p G 21 i 11. Zodiac signs for this Venus retrograde cycle: • Reassess priorities and be hon- est about your values • What is my heart’s desire?  • Reconsider finances and money • How have I defended my heart? matters • What is worth fighting for? • Reflect on your self-esteem and • What have I sacrificed for love? self-worth • How can I assert my individuality • Reevaluate what you learned while maintaining compassionate from former lovers connection with others? • Take a step back before begin- ning a new relationship Throughout the Venus retrograde • Reinvent yourself cycle. M ay 25 D 19 a 0 7 o 5 K 17 nF some time out just for you. BA in Psychology and embodies years of pro- then when in Pisces.25 Aries Bonus material. J . These plan- ets all square off to powerful Pluto at 18 Heavenly Haiku for Venus Retrograde: Capricorn. A a 9 a . Jul 18 C1 7j ar i3 9 2. Take a deep look these tender meetings at how you show up in relationships. A D 13 a 23 D D 15 c 24 p F 15 g 3 d 35 o 28 E 5. S 19 . Venus in Aries will start off in to her consultations and classes. notice where Venus aspects your personal astrology chart by sign and house placement. A deep connection to land. 27 a4 Remember. Reflect on the pos- Cardinal Planets Activate sibilities of reinventing yourself! Transformation & Individuation Kathryn Andren is dedicated to healing There is extra potency to this Venus service as an astrologer. So many planets in a Cardinal T-square at the start of this Venus leave me for the Sun Retrograde gives an added emphasis on can I see you one more day inner transformation. Venus ret- Additional Aspects for rograde times offer an opportunity to Consideration: simply stop. u G 2 r 23 o I 8 3 . sea and sky retrograde journey. Ma 4 i 15 l 19 13 g 5 c p U5432 2 n She gives clues to our innate desires. opposing Jupiter at 22 Libra. .. with Mars and Uranus near 22 . Aug 24 D 2 C 3 4 30 13 p098765432G1 2 . She holds a T-square with other cardinal planets. 2g 6 o May 6. No v j i C u 19 mE 43 i 29 o I 11 l 29 J 16 f2 . M ar 2 Reflection rather than reaction is required. 5 u 26 06 i 25 16 6 i C g p f N . 2017 C2 22 7. ep 2 JK 1 7 a 26 a 15 n 28 d Aug 21 Sep 17 D 27 e 44 p098765432Hhealthy boundaries in your relationships. 28 1 c1 9 . During this week. She holis- sky story. projects or plans you truly love. M 7i a time to reconsider priorities. massage and in a play. writer & intuitive cycle as Venus meets other planets in the recently relocated to New York. there is an 8 b 4 E a 55 C 2 pr 2 53 n 30 p J 18 j 30. Saturn supports commitment. Jun n G 2 13 7 a 44. Saturn in Sagittarius squares off to Venus rushing toward the Sun in Pisces. If the planets were characters tically integrates astrology.com retrograde. p H 24 a 48 11 l . 24 2 Ma e l 4 15 24 .D 1l D 19 ep 13 m F i4 4 1 E 0 1 I 3 2 l1 8 2 n . 24. A 29 . g 2 G 27 i 23 C 24 36 8 v G2 8 14 C Se 5 o 13 l 5 0 C 1 15. an ar 26 C 2 2 3 a 31 C 3 a 24 m H 21 j Consider these questions for contem- Here are supportive suggestions for 03 o plation. During this upcom.D 22 i A o H Ju d v ay 14 1 c Tb 1 17 o m E D 7 h ec 9 I o 3. Take 19 j G0987654321 2 mJ 0a 8C F 13 g JK p 03 2 5a 53 . J Personalizing Venus Retrograde 8l 4 4 2 4 . This Venus 16 mH 25 a 16. Venus is at 13 Aries. she squares off with fessional experience with intuitive wisdom. Oct 8 C 16 g 53 o 19 C 12 8 a 20 p G 2 5 E 5 i 7 4 This may be an opportunity to redefine 1 ANDREN 13 i g . descent into darkness there is an invitation to dive deeper with Venus paradox R people. M sky story represents going deeper within. M into Pisces. at the beginning of the www.

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Now in Pisces. fishing have already decimated ocean Saving a few bucks was apparently prior. because water is the womb. rates. supplies of the town. ard caused by corroding pipes leaking water supplies. the sign that represents the source tion shows the Sun in Capricorn tightly V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 21 . indeed. Chiron & South Node in Pisces Water Spirits and the Karmic Effect of life. it should be re-routed Neptune causes bankruptcies to the extremely high levels of lead. in April 2016. and excessive to the Flint River to cut on expenses. Chiron entered the sign to the signs of Pisces (South) and Rock protest movement began. a heavy instead to cross the water supplies of low fields associated with the signs it travels neurotoxin. the Flint water contami. drank the poisonous waters The protestors began to gain wide- into a security nightmare and chaos. 2016. not fully contained to this day. Pipeline contractor’s logic had it that if life. MICHIGAN STANDING ROCK – by Maurice Fernandez WATER CRISIS WATER IS LIFE I As the transiting Nodal Axis moved Soon after. Water Crisis FLINT. in March 2011. first to conjunct Chiron effort led by Native Americans of the Horizon explosion and devastating oil in Pisces. describing the effect of water poisoning and associated health hazards. the Missouri River on the edge of their Neptune’s entry into the sign of Pisces. and raising more awareness on the cause. ing Jupiter in Virgo on the Nodal Axis. over many months and suffered severe spread support around the month of eliminating many airline companies and health setbacks. some of which may be September when videos of brutal police forced surviving ones to merge together irreversible. into drinking water supplies. the pipeline Global Warming. particularly anything asso. Neptune. the pipeline posed a threat to Bismarck’s future of our existence as we know it. the Flint’s population. When it was in Aquarius. the acidification of from the safe conduits of Lake Huron would pose a major threat to the water oceans. Flint. on the eve of consciousness when on January 5. the Fukushima power plant disaster a state of emergency. Sioux tribe to oppose the crossing of spill in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. posing an immediate threat to the itized over the catastrophic health haz. because it was ever recorded on the planet. The chart of the emergency declara. Michigan’s Governor Snyder declared protected land and water supplies. income Native American sacred lands at through. indeed the source of life itself. Americans and notoriously labeled as designed to cross the Missouri river into the Pacific Ocean. along with Chiron in Pisces oppos- The Dakota Access its resources. the Standing n April 2010. untamed by humans. which led to the one of the most dangerous cities in the north of Bismarck. force use against them began circulating and reinvent themselves. of Forgiveness . Neptune reflects a threat that could devastate nature and describing the high-level official corrup- tion. the original design and what is involved in the Pluto/Uranus square. an of Pisces on the day of the Deep Water Virgo (North). nation scandal emerged into public the Dakota Access Pipeline under Soon after. a city The pipeline was previously re-routed spilled infinite amounts of radioactive with a majority of low income African from its original itinerary where it was waste. plastic pollution. 9/11 crisis plunged the aviation industry of children. had its water supply redirected recognized that. including thousands Standing Rock Reserve in North Dakota. Pipeline and the Flint ciated with water. a town with a pop- worst possible contamination of water United States due to escalating crime ulation of 92% whites.

We fought Neptune in Pisces. Saturn is associated with Karmic ture of solidarity. many ways but we’ve come Chart. indicating a revis- Early in December. are from the units that Massacre… now fast traveling towards its own ruler. that occurred around the same area in the son of retired U. and then ingress into the sign of Aries along with Saturn. perhaps echoing and link- ing the events that have occurred in the course of 2016 when Neptune in Pisces was in its last Square phase to Saturn. ple. opposing that God gave you. When Wounded Knee’s Mars (war. an extraordinary event occurred when event with the Wounded Knee massacre Neptune will remain in the sign of the veterans. beg for your forgiveness. Greene compared the charts of this role in the effort of realignment. the Sun conjuncts Saturn in brutality of police forces. We came. “Many of us. and beyond resistance but instead stimulated great. Pisces until 2025/26. (The Suns in both charts happen support for the Sioux cause. We events and the need for realignment. We didn’t tantly. between the massacre and the gesture [This] Saturnian con- Wesley Clark Sr. we took still more land and Moreover. and how this to advance the project and sided with Astrologer and Tarot reader Tara gesture of forgiveness plays a significant the Sioux movement. and how this gesture of forgiveness plays a significant role in the effort of realignment. of forgiveness. Astrology is gy to the Native Americans: speaking out loud about the resonance figuration shows of these two events.wordpress. the Sun of Forgiveness ASKING FOR then we took your children Chart stands exactly on the South Node FORGIVENESS and then we tried to make of Wounded Knee. which represents at 9 degrees in the middle of November. Most impor- the pipeline course and denouncing the Creator gave you. your sacred mountain. are at your service and we correction. Sources • https://infinitynow. This is a configuration until 2025/26 that reflects a deep new beginning and a karmic purge.com/ • http://www. sending a message of to say that we are sorry. making an exact conjunction years. have hurt you over the many What is striking in the charts is that Neptune. The Wounded Knee nition as the South Node in Pisces was ly. it is on the exact 9 degree Pisces of er support across the world. faces of our presidents onto that. and Karmic consequences. On December 5th. among them Wes Clark Jr. Many of them respect you.salon. we’ve hurt you in so – squaring Saturn of Wounded Knee activists and the police force as a ges. how heavy the Karmic weight of Wounded Knee has been.” This graphic Saturnian configuration cantly eventful as the Army Corps denied shows how heavy the Karmic weight of the Dakota Pipeline necessary permits Wounded Knee has been. aggression). and the to conjunct Asteroid Juno).com/2016/12/05/wes- clark-jr-at-standing-rock-generals-activist- son-heads-to-n-d-driven-by-spiritual-fire- and-re. in the chart of winter did not discourage land and We stole minerals from your Forgiveness is amplified by its conjunc- water protectors and activists in their sacred hills. The first week of December was signifi.» “Protect Lands and Waters” gained viral recog. We blasted the tion to the South Node. a group of 2000 your language and we tried iting and recognition of the massacre US veterans signed a declaration of their to eliminate your language event. we polluted your Sagittarius in the Forgiveness Chart came to Standing Rock to stand between Earth. letting go. The slogans « Water is Life. We forgiveness. me particular. We took your land. you. She spoke of a Karmic resolution former supreme commander at NATO. made a public apolo. and indeed.S Army general and 1890. unifying princi- The threat of a harsh North Dakotan signed treaties that we broke. zero tolerance toward such injustice. water and womb.ady-to-be-killed/ R V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 22 .

when you are drawing out development of this community felt not a chart one planet at a time. But What do you feel is your greatest likely not appreciated by everyone. An have it’s Tulum.com he was my higher self HAHAHA. Libra moon. And Bold. Steven Forrest and Ulrich idea of calculating a chart by hand. in favour of that idea. to be sure. OPA RETREAT Zion National Park. I’ve had a big change of 3 favorite Astrology books?  heart. us in the blink of an eye? If there’s a zom- Your Astrology hero? bie apocalypse and we need to calculate Email: youngestdonna@gmail. myself with like-minded people.-) to go to speak the language. am most proud of is the community of astrologers I have had a hand in building than would come from jumping in ready You can’t refuse… in Calgary. And if you want to look at day. is Gary Zyla. Bruce certification is contentious with many. Utah | Oct. But if I groups and organizations. staying up all night centre. Alberta OPA RETREAT Your Astrology teachers? So many! Hand Drawing the Chart: My first class was with Vanya Innendorfer The Foundation of Astrology who introduced me to Maurice Many people are intimidated by the Fernandez. Today it’s procrastination. it would best trait is my sense of humour. I would argue that the knowledge that accomplishment to date in your astrology career? I think the thing I comes from being able to calculate a chart You never tried… by hand provides much greater insight Bungee jumping.D. But my men- tor who has been with me since day two have computers who will do the job for I. the Additionally. Your favorite place on earth? Maybe I haven’t been there yet :-). the chart in several different ways. What’s the worst thing and then. Lee Lehman and Nick Campion. The more Your chart March 5.com Probably Rob Hand. road scheduled talks will be from people who tive becomes clearer. you are con- Your Chinese sign and element? only self. And I’ll confess Spiritual orientation – Do you fol. camping. Small children of us had that we should get together Especially if you are new to astrology. such a tremendous respect for how he that there was a time when I weighed in low any specific practice? continues to learn and grow. But since I wanted Neptune trine Sun in Pisces: I believe tributions that he’s made to astrology in to graduate from my astrology studies everything his lifetime. retrogrades. 2017 NTERVIEW WITH TR ACK LEADER DONNA YOUNG HAND DR AWING THE CHART: THE FOUNDATION OF ASTROLOGY way. Drayton people who know and appreciate what Valley AB 11:01 am we do. Mexico important it is in the bigger picture to be ambassadors for Astrology. I realize how half of your prep work is complete. time. to exchange ideas and hone our craft learning chart calculation helps to make What is playtime for you? playing on a regular basis. and has evolved into sense of much of the vocabulary that you with my dog. the best thing about you? Oh Gemini rising. Georgia Stathis. the idea that this is necessary for Demetra George.serving in that I could surround necting to the nature of those planets as Metal Ox. but don’t really understand. 1961. there were no Astrology groups in tionships suddenly make more sense. and the con. YOUR PRACTICE YOUR TRACK AT THE Where do you live and practice? Calgary. we can pull out the books Website: donnayoungastrologer. there was nowhere systems become more obvious. the effect of plane- trips are speaking to the group for the first tary speed. I think my eris. but as you work your way through the process. and aspect rela- time! When I first started studying astrol- Your animal totem? Raven ogy. I once dreamt that charts by hand. too many to mention. It started with an idea three to delineate without this comprehension. Basic side car with my beau. The Calgary. Once we were finished with our reasons behind some of the basic house Your superstition? I’d tell you but then introductory classes. indeed. 19 – 23. Then I attended Kepler College and was privileged to learn from Rob Hand. How could I Calculating a chart by hand takes more sheesh! I have a new worst thing every possibly pick a favourite? The ephem. and had to learn. go through this tedious process when we There have been many others along the V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 23 . I have and figure it out then. I’ve become more involved with other By the time you’re done with the chart. but it’s make client prep work more arduous. Why Scofield. the more respected Astrology will be as a profession. passengering in the Harley a monthly gathering at a community learn. So. it would happen . Next year more than half of our astronomy from an astrological perspec- talking with my sisters.

been a professional astrologer for over 40 small pieces of art that I’m sure her clients You can learn it on your own. four work. Digging into charts related to current 3 favorite Astrology books?  This is an ideal track to better under- events. There is more feeling to received in elementary school is enough er for her client work. Park OPA RETREAT Your chart Email: mhabled@aol. 2017 NTERVIEW WITH TR ACK LEADER MONICA DIMINO GAME CHANGERS IN THE CHART Your favorite place on earth? South Africa. work. Her hand drawn charts become to get you there. Even though she’s the chart. you become right and left sides of the brain. In this group work Sky diving Andre Barbault has been a major astro- logical thinker since 1961 I will bring my vast experience working You can’t refuse… with astrology through life’s shifts and Any professional request. Thank you! R lecturing. “Traite Practique D’Astrologie” and “De stand predictive work. Woodmohr. ( and yes. Michael Lutin’s Saturn even show how we astrologers failed to Your animal totem? predict the outcome of the US Elections The owl. chart wasn’t an option. book. it will La Psychanalyse A L’Asttrologie” . Utah | Oct. Game Changers in the Chart low any specific practice? YOUR PRACTICE S No. don’t be frightened. and the ability to choose her own but the math is simple. colour palette. she felt the need to re-connect to treasure. And you Bring crayons. OPA RETREAT Zion National Park. Where do you live and practice? many situations in our astrological the best thing about you? REPLACE I live and practice in Watertown.com June 3 1934. 2016. and this Taking the time to create your own hand at the OPA retreat where I’ll be leading a was the best way she knew how to do that. Wisconsin Spiritual orientation – Do you fol. join me these energies in a deeper way. be they with clients or mundane QUOTE miles off Harvard Square. drawn chart is a great way to integrate the track in Chart Calculation. 19 – 23. The education you past year stepping away from the comput. recently spent the That. no afiliations tasis is a characteristic that describes What’s the worst thing and then. Christian. Yet most of our clients come to us to unlock what might be a stagnant sit- Your Astrology teachers? You never tried… uation in their lives. especially Kruger National YOUR TRACK AT THE I.D. Your Astrology hero? turns to help us identify them: to show Galileo what they mean and how astrology can What is playtime for you? help us work with them. you’d prefer personal instruction. and can direct emphasis to important planets R therefore the person. 12:02 AM CST. YOUNG I asked astrologer pal Andrea Gehrz her in a way that’s not possible with a comput- favourite thing about the process. there are a few steps. From a holistic perspective. much more integrated with the chart. V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 24 . She’s er-generated chart. Her response was that she liked to For the math-phobic among you – practising astrology since hand drawing a watch the chart unfold one piece at a time. teaching. MA. well known for her love of the hand drawn astrologer friend of mine who has been chart. but if years. both by AndreBarbault. and consulting.) What do you feel is your greatest Your superstition? accomplishment to date in your None that I can think of. astrology career? Your Chinese sign and element? To sustain a successful astrology practice Wood Dog for over 50 years internationally.

com/anneortelee the basics in a comprehensive. talk and use the (7 years Vedic/ Jyotish Astrology).com Wood Horse. knowledge OR if you have a friend who Thank you! R V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 25 . What I put out there comes back fast and sharp.com New York City.com Your Chinese sign and element? Astrology Fundamentals Email: anneortelee@yahoo. minor Overcommitting and running behind as well as. planetary energy flow. recommend this track to them! Over the course of 12 plus hours.D. periodic news- I put out stuff I want back three fold. people find practical ways to work with Your animal totem? Dragonfly. Your Astrology hero? and Vermont. planetary configurations. years and ongoing Psychological and planet does. Each Where do you live and practice? student will work with their own chart Email: anneortelee@yahoo. how to cast a ual. 19 – 23. how each sign behaves. and Advanced Predictive Techniques). life’s path. explore a real chart. Optimism. A beach. and harmonics. An Website: www. And letter. Florida. the Meditation daily (usually). OPA RETREAT Zion National Park. dispositors. Hermetic Cabala and aspects. what each (currently a Unitarian or a Jesuit service ). threefold. OPA RETREAT thing at www. aspects the best thing about you? Worst: studied Mythic Tarot with Pattie Canova. Eileen McCabe (20 scope chart. New York. High School and College. Tarot. the personal planets. the public signs. and Wendy Ashley (Mythic Astrology).com/Anne. Hans Niggeman’s Book of Planetary approaches. Eric Francis. Now she’s traveling west of Macaroni and Cheese. basic on deliverables. 6:02 pm expressed interest in learning astrology. modes. nodes of fate. Love a good rit- Marchesella (my First Astrology Teacher quadrants. NY. 1954. Ortelee has a thriving astrology 3 favorite Astrology books?  consulting practice where she uses an and having adventures with friends. School of Oracles. available to students for their future ref- low any specific practice? Raised Roman Catholic with Catholic erence.AstroAnne. Trained in Celtic White years Uranian Astrology). So Weekly Weather column. Eileen McCabe. Eclipses. I pay attention to the rule excellent astrologers! Anne writes articles. and Theology minors. we will I. Raven Kaldera’s Myth Astrology. Ronnie Dreyer the private signs. by phone and PowerPoint slides will be used and Spiritual orientation – Do you fol- or skype. Ken it all together. Kimball (Astro-Math. the horoscope. She is dedicated to helping Pictures. Jungian dream Spiritual Astrology). aspects. Planet as well as famous peoples’ charts. elements. continue to learn. ~ 2½ years Basic Astrology and NCGR horoscope chart. class recordings Side of Manhattan ~ in person. Rochester. I can to learn from all. planets. what angelic realms in my astrology practice. how What’s the worst thing and then. speaks. Utah | Oct.com Earth! Out of my home on the Upper East 80 page study guide. teaches webinars and hosts three I DON’T put out what I don’t want back YOUR TRACK AT THE weekly internet radio shows. array of eastern and western astrological chair with a cat on my lap. putting Magic and Reiki. YOUR PRACTICE review the fundamental building blocks of astrology and chart analysis. very accomplished in what they like or into all the components of astrology and Ortelee choose to do. Best: Try. ruling planets. Ptolemaic aspects. Philosophy astrology with the following people: John signs. Included in the track is the his- Your Astrology teachers? I studied tory of astrology. Feedback Loop. Story of my life!! chart reading for the first time OR review Twitter: http://twitter.com/ stubborn. interpretation. how to analyze a horo- Generally go to places that offer these certification tests). Mundane is the core mythology. publishes a of three all the time. I have 9 stuffed bookcas. the twelve houses. Greer. try again! Palmistry with Ellen Goldberg at her health information. I know Horse Women are Website: http://anneortelee. Reading a good book in my big green Liz Greene Saturn (any Liz Greene book). USA. Anne is the Treasurer of OPA. Cats. the Mississippi to bring it to Utah! What is playtime for you? Laughing Anne C. Judi Vitale (3 plus collective planets. chart patterns. Anne What do you feel is your greatest is certified by three astrology organiza- accomplishment to date in your tions ~ ISAR-CAP. Work. Anne has taught this track in 15 separate You can’t refuse… Weekend Workshops in New York. 2017 NTERVIEW WITH TR ACK LEADER ANNE ORTELEE ASTROLOGY FUNDAMENTALS Your chart September 11. thorough Phone: 212 879 2766 Your favorite place on earth? manner OR fill in gaps lurking in self-study My bed. hard to control and tame but This is an excellent opportunity to dive Facebook: http://facebook.astroanne. AFA-PMAFA and NCGR- Your superstition? Fast Karma Return astrology career? Training many PAA Level 3. great music and inspiring sermons. You never tried… es and attend every Astrology conference Jumping out of a plane. I the planets talk to each other. Rachel Pollack and and other information sources to help you Mary K. houses. the unique energies in their charts. Find every- threefold.

although the cli. If you are more of an astrol- Astrology & Spiritual Awakening . CA described by the hard aspects and intense is for you too. Utah | Oct. you are right. going because they’re paying for the time… Your superstition? Not very supersti- ing and true change. this track SF Bay Area. Glenn Perry Astrological synthesis is actually the key to chart in front of the group. the first to point out that we realize our you’ll sign up for this dynamic track. We’ll also tious our dilemmas—and—it also illuminates a cover the basics of “Integrative Intuitive Your Chinese sign and element? very clear healing path forward. professing to wish for balance. Some people think you can’t be intellec- low any specific practice? YOUR TRACK AT THE tually precise with your astrological analy- Bhakti (devotional) Yoga & Tibetan sis and also be in your intuitive right brain. we are totally in A delicious meal with friends astrologer and explain a hard aspect. This will be our one aspect of an analysis or a consulting Bernadette Brady first step. With the roadmap of You can’t refuse… every time. Greg Bogart. Without this sulting astrologers or those who ultimately Hamilton. Buddhism OPA RETREAT This is not so! As astrologers we need intuitive skills so that we learn to trust our What’s the worst thing and then. they still to get out of our heads and draw the client springs.  You never tried… chart. the forest of core issues and not get lost ogy student at this point. you accomplishment to date in your will learn to clarify the core meaning of the astrology career? I have synthesized chart and the evolutionary potential this life astrology with intuition. describing each tree leaf. gration of one’s personality. it can lead to grounded heal. We will cultivate empathy and compas- Anything to do with heights Despite your best efforts to walk around sion. 2017 NTERVIEW WITH TR ACK LEADER KAY TAYLOR ASTROLOGY FUNDAMENTALS What do you feel is your greatest of Astrosynthesis track at OPA 2017. spirituality and offers—quickly. 6:33 am. OPA RETREAT Zion National Park. We can Healing” — how to integrate hard aspects Wood Horse use astrology to synthesize complex parts in a guided meditation process to offer a of our inner selves into more wholeness.Steven Forrest. healing modalities so that I have my own We’ll discuss how to develop excellent unique astrosynthesis philosophy that communication and consulting skills. snorkeling.  Jung was one of If this feels like your next step I hope South of France. connecting to the client’s the best thing about you? Worst Astrosynthesis: Is this your deeper feelings and needs and allowing thing is that I am endlessly taking on too next step? ourselves to be drawn to the correct inter- much. We will learn What is playtime for you? Mineral ent agrees that yes. go beyond a simple informational reading Website: www.  skill that you feel ready for. another person’s life journey. truly powerful and permanent healing. you still fall in by another human. to a dynamic interactive process. if you attend my Healing Power Thank you! R V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 26 . The Healing Power of inner wisdom. Astrology describes we’ll talk about questions like that).com nect to their soul path.  “Self” or high Self/Spirit through the inte. bathtub fall for unavailable partners. you can practice Greg Bogart. person gets an opportunity to work with a Your Astrology teachers? Steven Forrest. We’ll Email: kaytaylorwisdom@gmail. each planetary configurations in the chart. In OPA retreat tracks.D. 1954. If you’re a more spiritual awakening. synthesis skills and interpersonal tools to Where do you live and practice? These intense shadow parts are always use in all of your relationships.kaytaylor.  Your favorite place on earth? what I call Astrosynthesis. Spiritual orientation – Do you fol. The Eagle & The Lark . I. The I imagine there are aspects of your per. seasoned astrologer. 19 – 23. No matter what style of astrology you practice. pretation out of a field of many astrologi- best thing about me is my open heart sonality that you understand through your cal options. Or if you are a consulting the chart in our hands. Ontario Canada synthesis our separate and often shad. (Ever wonder whether Your animal totem? Polar bear Astrology not only facilitates awareness to stop talking when a client cries or keep on and insight. Healing occurs when we are “seen” that pothole in the road.com helps clients truly heal their lives and con. you can do a consul- 3 favorite Astrology books?  To do this. Although this track is geared toward con- Your chart April 1. say a unique position to “see” and validate a Neptune square Venus. analyze a chart with clarity—to connect to your own style. if you owy/negative parts operate as singletons have the astrological basics (planets/signs/ YOUR PRACTICE and keep us from expressing and even houses/aspects) and wish to develop chart knowing the higher levels of who we are. yet haven’t been able to change. literally falling into a deeper felt experience while we hold into the pothole of love! safe emotional space. wish to offer astro services to clients. first we must be able to tation integrating some of these skills into Yesterday’s Sky .

astrology career? “I could feel Arlan’s encouragement and My greatest achievements to date in my Your animal totem? enthusiasm for my writing as it has been astrology career (and I can’t list just one) My animal totem is a skunk (that’s what a would be nurturing OPA from a toddler to improving while at OPA. In the 90’s I reconnected with Tibetan Buddhism and charts of your class mates.. she continues to have the writing track in What is playtime for you? My play. Michael Lutin. I was born and raised Jewish. with an eye Your Astrology teachers? received the Kalachakra initiation from I was my first teacher. We encourage you to air planets. All you makes me feel invisible and I fade into Jones. we look at charts home. Liz ever had the privilege of working with. and Ellie Bach need is a basic understanding of astrolo- the background.” hours.. OPA RETREAT Zion National Park. and 5 planets and all 4 angles make friends with your Mercury as you Email: wisearlan@gmail. that your writing was flawed and not I. Steven Forrest. Your superstition? My superstition is Astrological Association conference this Arlan is a kind. I pray in four astrology in dreams. My most recent achievement was “While Arlan may appear to be a task- giving a writing workshop at the British master with her galley of pupil slaves. I love dogs and cats the teenager it is today. and many others. You never tried… Of course. inspiring. the Ephemeris is number one. I did it and got A style that will grab. Roar! I am a shapeshifting Pisces that high school teacher who told you rising with a 12th house Aquarius moon. was direct. I remembered to seeing why people write what they His Holiness the Dalai Lama. low any specific practice? This is the time you’ve been wanting.” them. I have 5 good enough. It was a break in tradi. to name a few…. gentle and patient writing tossing salt over my shoulder when I spill past September. 19 – 23. I can set a goal and gy and a willingness to be creative. coach.. I also OPA RETREAT love Iceland. I became Where do you live and practice? time to have nothing to do but write. have fun! It is not fair to ask me to name my three And. of authors. your future writing projects and encour- What’s the worst thing and then. I was president mates also assisted as we all cheered each and horses and can communicate with of OPA for two terms during its formative other on and began to write. I read from authors who have cool languages. to boast a bit. comments from previous retreats: I never tried bungee jumping.I now know I chose the correct time is curling up in a comfy chair with What do you feel is your greatest track for myself and am certain I will leave a cat and a good book and reading for accomplishment to date in your here a better writer. and the my guru Neem Karoli Baba. on the phone. Writing Workshop for Astrologers Mercury and Uranus teach this class with Your chart I am a Sun-Pluto 5th house me. Michael Lutin.com in mutable signs. Wood Rooster your readers. 2017 NTERVIEW WITH TR ACK LEADER ARLAN WISE WRITING WORKSHOP FOR ASTROLOGERS Leo.arlanwise. a student/friend of Ram Dass in the 70’s I live on Martha’s Vineyard and work at and he initiated me to be a disciple of When not writing. Greene. assignments I give you. middle of the conference. I hope Greg Bogart.. the future. Wise. one of the best group leaders I have You can’t refuse… Anything written by Dane Rudhyar.” Your favorite place on earth? YOUR TRACK AT THE Thank you! R My favorite place on Earth is Southern India. Utah | Oct. tion to have an experiential class in the ing workshop to develop your writing style. You’ll achieve it. She I can’t refuse a good book.com with the Sun in Leo for final dispositor. I am home when I’m there. Mercury in Virgo ties go through these three days writing the Website: www.. We discuss Idemon. inspire and captivate Your Chinese sign and element? great feedback. and by Skype. – here are some favorite books – I love so many of them. Richard things to say about writing. which is why I live on an island. Marc Edmund This track is open to all levels. age you to make them happen and urge the best thing about you? Your Astrology hero? My astrology you to complete the half-finished ones. YOUR PRACTICE back from the other group members. I also studied write. My fellow group vision quest told me). and listening to constructive feed- Spiritual orientation – Do you fol. Number two is an old book called Sun “We owe our group success to Arlan signs/Moon signs by Jefferson Andersen. I strongly recommend Arlan’s writ- some.D. My Pisces rising lets me adapt 3 favorite Astrology books?  to any situation with comfort. reading what you wrote. at your own chart. I am shy. and articulate. Sometimes my Pisces rising heroes are Dane Rudhyar. with Liz Greene. We will help you erase the voice of V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 27 . Patrick Walker. years.

MAKEMAKE d. 19 – 23. Margaret Hone and Derek & including why you are here and what your Julia Parker.com Website: www. 1. YOUR TRACK AT THE Buddhism. often taking YOUR PRACTICE ASTROLOGY and appointments on the weekend. from books. 4:34 pm. LIBRA located in during the Winter 1. At its Perihelion 1. Maurice Fernandez more you can evolve and grow and be a ing cards with watercolor pencils and glit- light in the world. SAGITTARIUS b. meditation. freak me out. Capricorn c. 5. I am really good at it! Email: sandraleigh@sandraleigh.com a. WHEN IT RETROGRADES FOR YOUR d. Cleveland to see clients.com Places in California: Sonoma. Which Dwarf Planet is associated    Solstice in the North? with an egg in its myth? a. too. Cancer c. dharma and karma paths are. 2017 NTERVIEW WITH TR ACK LEADER SANDR A LEIGH SERIO ASTROLOGY AND SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION Your Chinese sign and element? What do you feel is your greatest Wood Rooster accomplishment to date in your I. Sedna c. 1. It is important to view the chart as a soul map and that means it is important You never tried… Your Astrology teachers? Self-taught to find out your unique path in this life Bungee Jumping. Napa. Spiritual orientation – Do you fol- low any specific practice? Your chart 12/16/1945. Steve Forrest & The more you know about yourself. What your You can’t refuse… issues are…including past life struggles A bike ride or bridge game.sandraleigh. Utah | Oct. too! I Boulder. Colorado and also go to really care for my clients. Approximately 3 degrees per year a. Eris V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 28 . Haumea ANSWERS b. the Bridge and making bookmarks and greet. though I do What is playtime for you? Duplicate admire Rob Hand. All of the above a. Aquarius d. astrology career? Teaching students Your favorite place on earth? and reading charts. Do not really have one. OPA RETREAT Zion National Park. Your Astrology hero? that impact this life. Sagittarius ANSWERS ARE c. When is a planet the closest to 1. Santa Barbara. That could Where do you live and practice? SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION also be the BEST thing about me. my Jupiter descendant line is there. spirituality Cleveland Ohio OPA RETREAT What’s the worst thing and then.D. ter markers 3 favorite Astrology books?  Do not really have one though the Your superstition? I don’t consider Ephemeris would be my bible and any myself superstitious. the best thing about you? I give way too much to my clients. Thank you! R Test your Astrology IQ ANSWERS The first to get these 5 answers correct 3. SAME AS THE RATE OF THE PROGRESSED SUN b. Pluto does not significantly move SUBMITTALS!    in Solar Arcs 4. will receive a Bonus Month membership the Earth? Send your replies to wisearlan@gmail. VOC Moons do NOT book that talks about and lists Eclipses. What rate is Pluto moving per year b. Leo HIGHLIGHTED AT LEFT! QUIZ 2. 1 degree per year ASTRO d. What constellation is the Sun d. At its Aphelion THANK YOU in Solar Arcs c. Scorpio a. Which of these Sun signs is the THE CORRECT most common in the world? b.

the space between into 30 degrees from that reference. Perhaps a way to tic to move from the nadir to the horizon. and the rest of the most sensible approach as each House of [11] and [12] are obtained from the the houses are divided equally into 30 System highlights different things in the respective Ascendants (see figure on the degree parts. 11. The Which house system to use if planets change houses: All house systems have paths drawn for each degree of the eclip. time is available. but logic. left. research can be useful to really determine formed the Midheaven in the chart. the cusp of coordinates. with reference to the 1. while others will rely more • SOLAR HOUSE – The degree of the Sun [11] has been above the horizon for two- heavily on the symbolism references. is the degree of the Ascendant. though greater simple . • KOCH – The Koch house system refers Many students usually to the Midheaven at the time of birth. systems is to refer to a planet as influential house system are trisected to determine the cusps of in both houses if it switches positions from use is part of the houses 2. so approaches vary. and 12. This temporal distance • EQUAL HOUSE – The Ascendant degree of more than one house systems would be is trisected. T reconcile between the different house he dilemma of and from the horizon to the midheaven. will refer more heavily on astronomical above the horizon.10 work of William Lilly. the use made Ascendant. House Systems 123456789101112 The inner houses (2-3 / 5-6 / 8-9 / 11-12) are In the Arctic Circle.4 – 7 . astrology study process.until the zodiac degree. R V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 29 .) The cusps of [2] and [3] are formed It is crucial to remember that ALL house in a similar way using the distance to the • WHOLE SIGN – The Ascendant sign is systems have their valid references and IC. Perhaps. This the Ascendant/Descendant and MC/ the Ascendant and MC angles is divided system is usually used when no birth IC natural intersections between the into three equal parts. Some systems time that the Midheaven degree has been between houses and signs. the Locational House Systems will not be used because the MC collapses Systems on the Ascendant. their valid references.  system to system. Astrology is a blend of Astronomy/ is the point on the ecliptic that has been every house will open at the zero degree Nature references with Symbolism refer. which with the 30 degrees size of signs. Similarly. To put it differently: The cusp of [12] used to determine the 1st house. Latitude. Zodiac Sign based House Systems where follow the system used by The time is then turned back . Once the location from that latitude North. chart. 3. above the horizon for one third of the of each sign to preserve a symmetry ences. based Ascendant and MC Axes are deter- mined.to put it houses are aligned in greater precision their mentors. beyond the 66 North House artificially calculated and will vary in each of these systems. and in this way the cusps opens the 1st House. and the thirds of that time (from Wikipedia) rest of the houses are divided equally Location based House Systems where • PORPHYRY – Here. earth and the sky are serving as the • REGIOMONTANUS – Commonly used by indicators of the chart angles: Houses Horary Astrologers. Only Zodiac Sign based • PLACIDUS – Placidus is mostly used by house systems (See below) are possible Tropical Astrologers. the system uses a time based by Maurice Fernandez reference to divide the inner houses. is a choice of one’s own.

2nd. Topocentric devised over the This system divides the time it takes a • Placidus: 44% planet to move from the Midheaven to centuries in an at. Regiomontanus in the 15th es with Gemini/Sagittarius intercepted. Information learned from a book enti- Work knowledge. house cusp systems. not only the Koch system Campanus. charts in many different systems. of the ecliptic must be considered. It ric processes as follows: by Chris McRae seems to me that each one was devised over the centuries in an attempt to ECLIPTIC SYSTEMS: W improve on the previous one. it being the oldest. Campanus came along in the 13th a particular time as viewed from a specific kept all the planets in the same hous- Century. understanding and mathe. House Systems 123456789101112 uneven days and nights due to the fact consideration of house cusp choice in that Why I Use that the Sun does not rotate perpen- dicular to its axis. the most pop. divides One may wonder why there are so houses cusps into three different geomet- many different house cusp systems. The differences come from the secondary cusps in between the angles. Capricorn intercepted. Then along came whole sign houses. both public figures and personal friends. houses and Alcabitius shifted only one appropriate divisions of the twelve dif. Porphyry. Topocentric and Regiomontanus popularity through the research of Robert because it has been used the longest Hand. Morinus. • Topocentric: 20% • Koch: 14% tempt to improve on In a lecture I once did on this subject. Alcabitius: 1% several different house cusps to make a Noticeably it does not include Whole comparison with Placidus. ics at the University of Padua. In the Porphyry System three number of astrologers who use it today. That prompted me SPACE SYSTEMS: to investigate. born at a latitude of 51N30 in London. If that be so then it would justify this system is that latitude north or south most appropriate. Regiomontanus: 5% I showed the chart of Prince Charles. Intercepted. where- cusps system used by the earliest ancient have been made over so many years of astrologers. East Point possible when the Digicomp DR-70 com. According to Astrodienst. Koch. in that it was the original house but the Placidus chart had an intercep- but it would negate improvements that tion across Gemini/Sagittarius. There may be another V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 30 . That doesn’t sound complicated Century. One may wonder This system divides the intermediary puter came out in 1978 that included an array of house cusp systems. location. dated 1977. I began why there are so houses according to the space occupied on the astronomical Great Circle from the casting a countless number of notable many different Midheaven to the Ascendant. It seems to me that TIME SYSTEMS: ular House Cusp System used by astrolo. Perhaps we should use Porphyry The astrological wheel is simply a form planets changed houses with Cancer/ that was devised in the 3rd centu. Another part of the problem seems to We know that most systems use the House be that the planets measured along the Ecliptic do not rotate exactly on the Sun’s exact apparent path due to latitude but Midheaven as the cusp of the 10th house and the Ascendant as the cusp of the 1st house creating the same angles in all System For along a narrow band that can range up to about eight degrees north or south of systems. Regiomontanus. and Placidus in the 17th century Morinus shifted four planets into different until we consider that we are trying to by a monk and professor of mathemat. each one was gers in 2011 was as follows: Placidus. I do not know the percentage as the Koch chart had Taurus/Scorpio research and observation. by matical capacity. the path that we call the Ecliptic. 3rd and their Most of My be careful in expressing my opinion here because this is certainly not my area of opposite cusps. That hen I first began would blow the theory that someone may studying astrology. Alcabitius. named ferent houses with the time inequality of Placidus de Tito. The Elements of House Divisions. the most choose the oldest system because it has Equal House. This was made Axial Rotation. I must namely the 11th. Walter Koch who published a new Table That is a little like saying that we should of Houses in 1971 utilizing a different geometric process. Ralph William Holden. 12th. Rigiomontanus or tool onto which we can put planets at ry. Porphyry common house cusp structure been tested over the longest period of As previously stated. the problem with was Placidus and hence it seemed the time. but all the others as well. in • Campanus. the Ascendant. the previous one. The other problem is the Sun was not known to be the center of the Universe until Nicolaus Copernicus the Placidus taking a 3-dimensional picture from space formulated his theory of a Sun centered and putting it on a flat piece of paper. tled. • Equal. The planets Sign Houses as used today that gained remained in the same houses for the use the oldest form of surgical procedure Koch. universe early in the 16th Century.

I have paid very careful ZION NATIONAL PARK. 1977~ Past Life Regression ceptions. printing in the Chart Also. not been chosen because it was the first After many years of investigation one I used. Southampton. Arizona. A phrase I frequently use Published by AFA. UTAH going a degree or two further north than attention to the length of time various OCTOBER 19 – 23. Understanding Interceptions: the difference in house cusps divisions. a transit moving through a house • Elements of House Division. the greater entitled. 2017 the Placidus system. I found that the A Key to Unlocking the Door. Oct 22 (DAY 4) DONNA YOUNG AND TAMARA McGILLIVRAY SPECIAL ASTRONOMY FOR ASTROLOGERS House Systems EVENT • Beyond Astronomy: Understanding July 2. but that Bibliography: • Answering the Tough Questions their need for fulfillment is very powerful About Death. By “breaking down” transits spend. England. Central geographic Due to various concepts outlined in Thursday. if any. complete interpretation of Interceptions. OPA Retreat 2017 McR AE planet into a different house with the signs or planets are intercepted. have less this short article.org V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 31 . closer to the Equator. particularly in my 6th I mean there is an increase in the number house. I have 57 degrees in my 12th and Short Talks Koch system began breaking down faster 6th houses. (ANNE ORTELEE) utilized overtly. Chris McRae. but continued to be used • Living Like We’re Dying through hundreds of charts into various after careful investigation of my chart (KAY TAYLOR) signs and planets intercepted. Tempe. Oct 19-21 (DAYS 1-3) locations. overtly noticed. The higher or lower the geographic the reader may wish to refer to my book latitude from the equator. where observation is often more of interceptions making chart delinea. 123456789 House Systems systems. Decline due to deep inner reflection and under. It has THE ART OF LIVING AND DYING systems. I began to structure at Latitude 53N32. • The Astrology of there longer than a house without inter. Perhaps this can (MOON ZLOTNICK) be a guide to the choice of house cusps • What Does Pluto Want From Us? (GAYE ALKAN) • Death and Rebirth in the Chart: Not Just Pluto’s Game (KATE RUSKO) Sunday. Some intercepted houses may (ARLAN WISE) only add a few degrees into the length • Using the Death Chart of the house and another can give up to R as a Counseling Tool and over 50 degrees. 2nd • Identifying Reincarnation is “Intensification due to Internalization”. depending on which.org OPAastrology. At my latitude of 53N32. Camelot Press Ltd. Ralph (MAURICE FERNANDEZ) with an intercepted sign will often be William Holden. 2017 the Mechanism of Astrology (MAURICE FERNANDEZ) • Astronomy for Astrologers: Common Terms (ANNE ORTELEE) • Heliocentric Perspective and Mundane Astrology (ONER DOSER) Donna Young and Tamira McGillivray will present a Free presentation on House Systems for OPA members! Full Schedule and Details at Details at OPAastrology. • Understanding Interceptions: A Key standing before their fulfillment can be to Unlocking the door. For a signs of Cancer/Capricorn intercepted. • Living your Life to the Fullest realize that interceptions are not weak (SANDRA LEIGH) as some authors have indicated. tion highly complex.. Illness. I have chosen to use differences using different house cusp the Placidus house cusp system.

This confuses astrology students in their learning journey. I was Together the Placidus and Whole Sign Systems by Gaye Alkan T here are many discussions among astrologers about which house system to use. I studied astrology with Öner Döşer and he always uses the two systems: Placidus and Whole Sign system. the Pisces stellium is now placed in the 3rd house in Whole Sign house system. I also personally believe that these two house system techniques show two differ- ent and valid information. particularly as the mental and emotional values. Here is how: Above right is my natal chart. Some of us are following Hellenic traditions and believe that The Whole Sign protects the whole and accurate informa- tion of the chart. They are trying to find the reliable guidance about which house systems to use. But resources are not only money or objects. I have many planets in the 2nd house in Pisces. When I was fourteen. a T-square and an anaretic house cusp (29 degree) in the 2nd house. Although there are a lot of squares. and describe some of and I gained several awards in poetry and my struggle with basic communication story telling. I say this is accurate in my life. House Systems 123456789101112 squares from Pisces to Sagittarius show while at the same time having a range of A Formula the creative and challenging process of materializing my ideas. Some of us are using dif- ferent Quadrant Systems saying that the Ascendant degree and axis are vital and that a chart cannot be complete without an Ascendant degree dividing the upper and lower hemispheres. This shows what kind of communication style I have. The V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 32 . one can think that this concentration of planets shows the prosperity in one’s resources. Resources can be ideas. feelings and per- sonal needs. Using Placidus house system. Below right is my Whole Sign chart: As we can see. An important note is that I was very suc- for Bringing planets in the 12th house are similar to cessful in my early education (3rd house) the Pisces energy.

which way. Every model carries its own me think that it was the only method. or area of life where you have to I think this will work work to turn your “soul” resources into in every chart but the winner of a writing competion and the real life. at first in Renaissance astrology and later especially when you riment which I conducted with my clients became more focused on the Hellenistic work with clients and students for a whole year in 2005.Placidus shows “What” you are sup- What was the resource and asset posed to do. and need to find houses after considering several questi. Placidus chart shows. like many of us. philosophy behind its own applications. As an adult. I did charts using numbers. The question of which house system to The question of I t is not an easy task use remains critical and alarming especi- ally when you work with clients and need which house sys- changing the things that have become an estab. charts where there 3. it is in fact a model of mind. I approach in the early 00’s. The resource each technique of astrology is valid and house and sign. initial phase of our learning. I was always successful with example of a chart of one of my clients. what is her service with art and healing with art er analysis. For me it was an exciting expe. like and predictive work. The a significant change in the placements of owner of the chart was a theatre teacher planets. The Oldest House System” you several aspects of my questioning as I (Arhat Publications. 1. to find more accurate descriptions in natal tem to use remains lished habit for many years. art to support children through being on This is an important study to show how What kind of resource we have in each stage. his monograph on “Whole more accurate de- ons in my mind. once again about the consistency in the and predictive work. The Placidus house system was questions to my clients during my consul. or place. change in the place- (Placidus) to the 3rd house (Whole Sign)? I use this thinking as a way of under- It was writing of course! standing charts. what kind of ENERGY that she brings to her life on a soul level useful and has a role to play in the great- CHANNELS you came with. astrology by myself in the early 80’s. needs to be activated with the Placidus particularly in the I was also successfull in different artistic areas. using the es when using different house systems. I made money from writing and This person had planets in the 5th house I think this will work in every chart but editing as my 3rd house reflects. Being a intentionally shifted to using whole sign staunch follower and fan of Robert Hand. Indeed. I became interested critical and alarming using a particular house system in your practice. 2000) made me aware scriptions in natal went through this transition. Hakan Kırkoğlu and use by many other astrologers. In my own history of practicing astrology. I believe in Placidus system and they were moved particularly in the charts where there is that these four planets capture that. or let’s say the rationale Like every student of astrology in the behind different house methods. However. I switched back to as each sign corresponds to a whole house. At chart represents to us the configuration Experimenting that time I had only a copy of Raphael’s Ephemeris for my birth year containing of the sky. R you have in your bones. In this course. Although an astrological reting the dynamics of psyche. Basically. Whole Sign chart shows the radix. symmetrical but also simple way of interp- mainly used when I commenced studying tations for a year. House Systems ALKAN 123456789101112 2. I also want to give an ments of planets. to the 6th house with Whole House. geometry and cultural symbols finds itself a clear cut and simple way of Equal Houses which seemed to me less representation through whole sign houses House System complicated and much more straight forward. as similar to this case. writing. we feel we need to stick to certain rules and prac. house placement for manifesting. and in self expression. The Twelve-Sixth the charts do not have significant chang- the House systems: axis reflects this kind of service. way of thinking . you can be sure that the Placidus again due to its wide acceptance by R. This gives WSH a gentle. cherish. I would like to share with Sign Houses. Later in time. a construction in itself to speak about with Houses: Placidus tables of houses. (5th house with Placidus). I began to compare and tices that come to us from our teachers contrast many charts between Placidus 5th house is always in trine aspect to the or from the well accepted books that we and Whole Sign Houses and I tried to ask Ascendant point. while Whole Sign shows is a significant that got transfered from the 2nd house you “How”. Some of So here is my formula about for disabled children. when I was studying for Astrology which is essentially built on Whole Sign diploma examinations for the Faculty of Astrological Studies. which made the stars. Let’s take V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 33 . What you have in Whole Sign had my story book published as a prize.

I think. SU8 7 V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 34 . The Placidus houses chart has only Mercury in the 7th house (house of open enemies and dangers to the body) whereas WHS shows an angular but also in detriment Mars which is the ruler of the 8th house. In another example. the lower right chart is produced in terms of WSH. in terms of topical analysis like external dangers to one’s life WHS seems to provide more accurate description of his conditions. House Systems KIRKOGLU 123456789101112 an example of John Lennon who was shot dead by a crazed fan in 1980. that of Henry Kissinger. In which part of the chart would you expect Mars to be positioned? The upper right chart shows Placidus houses. who was architect of USA The Placidus houses chart has only Mercury in the 7th house (house of open enemies and dangers to the body) whereas WHS shows an angular but also in detriment Mars which is the ruler of the 8th house.

Q3S U 1 V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 35 . you would expect that Sun and Mercury are in an angular. highly visible place. Although Mars is strongly accentuated in both charts due to its proximity to the Asc degree. WSH provi- des a much stronger visible outlet for Sun and Mars. House Systems KIRKOGLU 123456789101112 foreign policy and a master politician. In Queen Elizabeth II’s natal chart in the Placidus system we find her Sun on WSH provides a much stronger visible outlet for Sun and Mars. moreover Sun becomes the ruler of the 3rd house. moreover Sun becomes the ruler of the 3rd house. Kissinger’s Placidus chart puts Cancer in the 3rd house of communication. and both Sun and Mercury fall into a cadent placement.

House Systems KIRKOGLU 123456789101112 the cusp of the 3rd house. On the other hand. Regiomontanus or Campanus assign the cross of matter (horizon and meridian) as the cusps of angular houses in which MC always points to the beginning of the 10th house. As an alter- native look. While Placidus houses put Venus- Neptune and the Mars stellium in the 3rd house. Whereas Pisces 5th house talks a whole different story in terms of Placidus houses. in my view. Additionally. WHS houses bring much clarity in topical analysis in the natal work. Below. the Leo Moon in the 8th seems to be more fitting example of royalty inherited via fat- her’s line. I would argue that as the Sun is a symbol of royalty and status of her father. WSH gives more emphasis concerning children via planets. inter- ceptions and further consider- ations Quadrant systems such as Placidus. in predictive work such as solar return charts the two systems could suggest another look in differentiating between two alternatives. WSH puts the Sun into the 5th house. Placement of the MC. WSH shows them in the 4th house of family and domestic environ- ment which I assume. WSH or Equal Houses take the MC as a floating point which well could be in the 9th or in the 11th house (even in some cases in the V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 36 . Furthermore. the house of offspring and possesions of the father (being the deri- ved 2nd house of the 4th) Meanwhile. especially Saturn (Aquarius: severance) in the 5th house. seems to be a more accurate description of the event that took place. but. However. one would expect it to have a much more proper house placement. It is no doubt that a few examples might not be enough for making gene- The Leo Moon in the 8th seems to be more fitting example of royalty inherited via father’s line ralizations. two charts show solar returns of Mia Farrow who sued Woody Allen amid a scandal over their children in 1992.

Most astrology students tend to struggle in deciding about the house position of such planets and it becomes more confusing and might lead to hesitant interpretations before the client. motivations and personal direction. Interception. It poses a confusing situation in interpretation as it contains 4 signs in the entirety of the 1st house and almost 3 houses in one sign (Sag/Gemini) The planets close to cusps might be puzzling when we try to have a clear description in natal work. These are the basic dilemmas that raise many questions in our minds as practising V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 37 . In this regard. As geometry and numbers have a fundamental role in our astrological understanding. a chart set for Reykjavik. or a trine between the Asc and the 4th house. and since aspects themselves are reflections of different ratios. special place- ment of the MC in the 9th. or cadent houses. we lose the gentle sym- metry and psychology based on geomet- rical relations. Here is an example. succee- dent. a house could contain even more than two signs which could immensely distort the essen- tial meanings of the houses. for example for Edinburgh. we need to emphasize a genuine differentiation between the MC and the 10th house itself. Whereas the 10th sign/ house from the Ascendant can be seen where we find our own placement within the fabric of society and consequently it defines how the public places us within its own matrix. in quadrant systems we might come across with ambiguities such as an aversion between the 3rd and 11th houses. becomes ano- ther issue when we employ quadrant house systems. Although some contem- porary astrologers have brought different ways of interpreting interceptions like karma or uncontrolled contents regarding these houses. At some latitudes. In this context. Scotland. the 10th or the 11th houses provides us with additional background information about one’s aspi- rations whether it be in angular. The 5 degree rule can be applied to overcome such difficulty however it might well also be quite whimsical and not very consistent in practice. House Systems KIRKOGLU 123456789101112 8th or 12th) depending on the rising sign. Iceland. The MC as a personal point is an apt description of one’s own aspirations. especially working with higher or lower latitudes. which is at a much higher latitude.

House Systems KIRKOGLU 123456789101112 astrologers. teach- er and writer.com or his website: http://www.S and ISAR CAP) Lectured internationally in UK. In our professional work. we can maintain intrinsic symmetry and be able to harmonise the psychology of geometry within our model of human affairs and consciousness.com V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 38 . USA.Astrol. He especially combines ancient techniques with contemporary issues. Australia. Through using whole sign houses. (D. F.hakankirkoglu. Such experimenting takes time and enormous amount of reflection and investigation. I find WSH especially accurate in topical analysis and would like to emphasize that it does not lose the ability of reflecting the planets’ interaction with angles of the chart. He can be contacted via hkirkoglu@ttmail. Studying astrology for more than 30 years. Poland and Serbia. He was mundane astrology co-ordinator (UAC 2008) and key speaker (UAC2012). Hakan Kirkoglu has been a leading figure of Astrology in Turkey as a consultant. R. he is the founder and principal of School of Wisdom of Sky in Istanbul and ISAR VP for Turkey. we create our own fast rules and we usually learn more by our own experiments.

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I had a bunch of was a page for every major component too small a plan. support of the group and – as Pluto continues to wander through check-ins. Sharing support. Schedule a regular check up port of the others in the group as well as with your plan (at least monthly but every the accountability of a monthly meeting week is ideal). At the beginning of Not too big a plan. But just meet monthly for the rest of the year. quitting smoking or learning astrologer met for a few hours to discuss how to drive a car. Each month. to key words to success by watching the time to grow your practice with a solid do the suggested Exercise. Think of it as alive to do xyz during the next month. Some projects got no traction alive and thriving. Another option is simply to ask other Your few times. samples of business plans that appeal to During the course of the year. Gather the Three world! The highly successful Weight plan to help others understand what they Exercises from the previous columns. which I would like When I started my astrology practice. entrepreneurs. I included the GOSPA business plan dents work on growing their businesses. All behavior programs offer it and Saturn enters Capricorn in 2018. In prior Enhancing Your Practice columns. we formed Mentoring and achieve desired results – whether it Groups. each Enhancing zines-books. their natal chart YOUR BUSINESS PLAN as well as what they committed to at each Astrology session they attended. Ten students and a full time is gym class. I would check in with where they were and what had hap. steadiness. Using the three prior exercises. The plan was to and software sales. Search on the internet for slides which were distributed to all. they were signed right. In the Professional Astrologer book published V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 42 . the sup. 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My assistant Kate would transcribe the recorded meeting Gather your three prior exercises and Practice and post updates on the PowerPoint review them. the year. They’d ask ponents to the plan. having the monthly astrologers what their business plans are. person would commit to their goals for the next month. intimidate. we know these are the ple navigate the energy! It is a fabulous Please take time. each you. started classes. I still use from my early marketing days. with the presenting student astrologer. good astrologers out there helping peo- gestions about how to build a business plan. overachievers in my group. In this wild and crazy world. It can be astrologers or other up developed websites. continuity. We maintained a rolling Your PowerPoint presentation with a picture of EXERCISE FOR DEVELOPING everyone in the group. meeting encouraged students to circle Finally. In watching and listening to my stu. commitment. Support. opaastrology. 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the client. My client is lord one signified by Saturn. For example. As with most horary questions the art of turning the chart. We count two from mother. course or object they The Clerk is the other person. this shows that the frequently. so significators in a chart depending on LOANS: A 2ND remains the cosignificator of the querent. Money issues affect us Saturn her significator and the Moon her querent is concerned about all things in many different ways. deriving one house from another. house. If it is fixed or inanimate such as your home or land. son the querent is dealing with so has ruler of her finances is in the 8th house The role of the second house shows the power over the money the querent seeks. I ask a question about the financial affairs of my aging mother. of other people’s money. but useless without an event. the fourth. so two from tenth. Jupiter the wish to purchase. Saturn in the question is O N T HE question. cosignificator. Her money affairs will be the Will the bank ‘turned’ eleventh house. Sagittarius on the cusp showing her a price of a service. ruler of the first house which is it is ruled by Jupiter. I cannot look at my money. HORARY First thing we need to do is to establish turned second house the eighth house the houses that will supply the significa. concerns over her finances. In all questions the person asking the question. This gets interesting as ries to investments and loans. I will have to look at her money which is her second house. ruled by Mercury. this shows that the querent ing on the question asked. “Will the bank approve my home loan?” I was asked and understood the ques- tion Saturday the 22 October 2016 at 1:39 pm. This is positive testimo- In this chart we have 4 ny. Saturn is a triplicity ruler cators in a chart depend. then it will belong to another house. the Moon. I want to know if she has any dignity and can see right HOUR the Lord of that house. As she is seeking a loan essentially she and can be moved belongs to the second The money he has to loan will be his is looking for money from another source. tenth approve my being one and eleventh being two. is important. my second house. in Johannesburg. cator is a planet that rules the house in she is Saturn. away that Saturn is in an angular house. The loan and the bank clerk with whom the question asked. the 10th house. not the second. I have had need to establish are the loan and bank her second house of her finances has clients asking questions on the fairness of loan clerk. which is always the cosig- nificator in a question There can be many MONEY AND unless it is ruler of a house that is vital to the question. without an aspect bringing Laurie Naughtin who is the person asking two situations together there is no event. There can be many signifi. from sala. In this question the client/querent gets As Saturn is in the sign of Sagittarius Q uestions about money crop up Lord one. lord seven the Sun. The other significators we ruled by Jupiter. tors for the question asked. mother’s second house will show us the condition of her finances. the question. The signifi. Aspects Column by significators: the querent make events. In this case it is not. to your money. The person or thing asked about is the quesited .in search of something. the per. When turning the chart always count from the house you start with. This comes to the question I have recently been asked. anything that is animate the seventh house.to seek gain or ask. the querent is negotiating will be the HOUSE MATTER other two significators. The planet that rules a house is known as in the sign of Sagittarius. The home loan? eleventh house and its ruler will describe the condition of my mother’s finances. in a fire sign. has dignity to act. In this case the clients movable possessions from your car The clerk’s significator will be the ruler of money she needs to loan. Mothers belong to the 10 house. is known as the quer- ent . V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 45 .

the querent. but it is not other people are 7th house people. aspect and this poor client had to jump including myself. with her astrological talents. not a craft that one aspects Saturn. This makes Just as an aside. makes to Jupiter before it courses are offered. A square is a difficult are some good horary teachers out there. cation and internationally accredited horary astrology. traditional and modern forms of predictive her home. Laurie is the land and fixed things. this home she so desperately needs if she tools in Horary and a clear understanding co. completed her Consulting skills course with her in a detrimental space. All 25 degrees 34 minutes of Cancer. Contact details www. morning she called to say she got the loan. she could lose Timing and aspects are very important ISAR in 2012. significator of the loan. The sign on the cusp of the the house. The next Laurie Naughtin brings her sensitivity. should dabble in. If we look at the signifi. Horary with Jacqueline Brook and her home without the loan and this puts home together. com- cator of her house. save up and in the money which is in control of the not come through within a week of her study Horary. it is lord four. in my words to her “any more information. rectifi- Some may ask about the aspect Venus. is at 25 degrees 59 minutes in Libra and my they work are essential in making the cor- rect judgement. every client with whom she consults. Venus. If it had articles useful and enticing. rich Mercury is in the detriment of Sagittarius. confirmation. our querent will get where beginners. Jupiter is her money. of the nature and the means in which V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 46 . bining both a medical and metaphysical past Horary is one of Fourth house is the ruler of all homes.sublunar. life experience and extensive knowledge to so detrimental to Saturn. and a far deeper understanding of our eighth house is Virgo so the ruler of this She will get the loan and she will get craft. Medieval with Robert Zoller. The will come together by aspect of a square a craft that one should dabble in. ruler of her advanced astrological studies including time second house so Venus picks up the light rectification and relocation with Jeanette sense as the querent is not able to buy of Jupiter and brings our querent and her Martins.sublunar. She left work Sagittarius receives the money by det. This prohibi. but it is the home. soon after asking the question so did not SUBLUNAR – TRADITIONAL ASTROLOGER riment because by essential dignity see the email granting the loan. advanced astrology skills. Visit my site www.za for house is Mercury. mies in horary.net R does not get this loan. They forms of predictive astrology.za or sublunar@telkomsa.co. It will give you many more loan clerk. There 7th house is the house of all open ene. within 25 minutes. HORARY O N T HE HOUR Mercury. his second house which is the asking the question she would have lost insights into the vast subject of Astrology eighth house. Laurie started her studies with Anita tion is more of the nature of transferral Noyes-Smith. astrology. of light. Now we can see that Saturn in minute now” This happened. querent’s cosignificator the Moon is at Horary is one of the most accurate in this case the loans clerk in the bank. If you have found these By turning the house we are interested through hoops to get this loan. Venus is applying founder of Sublunar Academy of Astrology the most accurate to conjunct Saturn.

squared by Pluto of the Season • Feb 10 – Full Moon Lunar Eclipse at 22 Leo at 16 of Capricorn. we retreat DECEMBER 19. 2016 to and lay low.Mars Square Pluto at 18 Aries / come is not stable. • Jan 29 – Mars enters Aries The prominent planet of the winter • Feb 3 – Venus enters Aries solstice is Jupiter at 19 Libra opposed • Feb 6 – Jupiter SR at 23 Libra to Uranus at 20 Aries. (times are EST) blanket that protects us now… The earth The Sun squares the Moon and tension travelling around the great ecliptic circle is is present to help fuel each day with • December 19 – Mars enters Pisces at the southern point below the equator movement forward. A T-Square of great amplitude is present and the season to • Feb 22.Jupiter opposes Uranus at 22 conjunction demands Libra/Aries that we think.Mars squares Saturn at 23 Pisces/Sagittarius • Jan 23 – Venus conjunct Chiron at 22 Pisces • Jan 27 –Venus squares Saturn at 24 Pisces/Sagittarius V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 47 . • Jan 27 – New Moon at 8 Aquarius – be assured that discipline will be our most Transits Chinese New Year of the Rooster trusted and only guide now. Mars will conjunct • December 19 – Mercury SR 15 and we need to dive deep when the Sun the South Node in Pisces in proximity Capricorn embraces the Solstice Zero Point. We find after joining in their karmic sting that lies relief under Capricorn’s earthy. blinding seas of Pisces.Full Moon at 22 Capricorn/ Cancer • Jan 12 –Venus conjunct Neptune at 10 Pisces • Jan 16 – Mars conjunct Chiron at 21 Pisces • January 19. somber deep in the purple. Stillness to Neptune. Saturn is rising in the Capricorn east of the United States and there is a By LYNNE HYDE • Feb 26 –New Moon Solar Eclipse at 8 wounded price of seriousness to pay as it Pisces exactly squares Chiron in Pisces: Can we • Feb 27 – Mars conjunct Uranus and trust our leaders and the foundation of opposes Jupiter at 22 Aries • March 2 – Sun conjunct Neptune at Pluto and Mercury’s 11Pisces42 • March 3. possibly activating natural • DECEMBER 24 – 26: and sobriety are our answers and we can events related to waters. listening to the inner rhythms and feel as if we are sinking as Neptune MARCH 17. inside and the South Node begin to separate and beneath our shaky surface. 2016 that vibrate subtly and quietly. • MARCH 4 – VENUS SR AT 13 ARIES • March 10 – Mars enters Taurus analyze and stay • March 12 – Full Moon at 22 Virgo focused on our most • March 17 – Sun square Saturn at 27 Pisces/Sagittarius fundamental priorities THE WINTER SOLSTICE THEMES OF THE SEASON As winter comes and darkness hovers our systems? We may be scared and sad over the northern hemisphere. and prompting • Saturn 20 Sagittarius • Venus 20 Aquarius • Chiron 20 Pisces • Uranus 20 Aries • Jupiter 20 Libra • December 26 – Mars conjuncts the South Node at 5 Pisces • December 28 – Sun Mercury inferior conjunction at 7 Capricorn • December 29 – New Moon at 8 Capricorn • Jan 1 – Mars conjunct Neptune at 9 Pisces 44 • Jan 7 – Sun conjunct Pluto at 17 Capricorn • Jan 8 – Mercury SD at 28 Sagittarius 50 • January 12 .

mutable waters into manifestation with the push and pull may spend the next 3 weeks working hard and feelings will run deep in the midst of planet Jupiter. Jupiter wants expansion and Uranus wants revolution. the leaders follow? NEW MOON animals and the seas… The Sun and Moon join on the 8th THE CANCER FULL MOON THE AQUARIUS degree of Capricorn Dec 29th while embracing the earthy retrograde Mercury. the planets are moving direct for a short they are there speaks messages concern. powerful belief structure. yelling and screaming and gifts can grace and warm this next import. Action and manifestation are its there is more room to breathe now. blooming boldly Year of the Rooster. has now finally formed in airy Aquarius thankfully trines Jupiter in squares Chiron at 21 of Sag / Pisces in the physical… The ghost of the Uranus/ Libra and if we open ourselves wide and and we must take responsibility for the Pluto square has now taken a body and is stay fair. Deep and penetrating probing is Node. inspiring breakthroughs. Uranus der. Old patterns can easily fall away as expansive freedom is reached for by the masses and the search for truth could ring like strong compelling bells for every individual on the planet. keeps bringing us back to heal our own we must act with integrity. analyze and stay Hopefully the stellium of Piscean ener- Pluto/ Uranus square of 2012 -2015. I hate to think and to Transits of say that Terror could be a main actor on and Moon adding a torch and fuel to the already burning. and where we must surren. been in Pisces since March of 2011 and living wildly among us all now. The energy of these two in opposition can create brilliant. Because Uranus is stationing it is stronger. to untangle and transform our of the powerful. Aquarius is light. and in its dark play. the “business of life”. but will our THE CAPRICORN souls and the wound of the planet. The continue their square to Pluto creating Uranus and Pluto. aware and absolutely us to contemplate what we can control lighten the dark reactiveness and that careful! and change. The Moon opposes the Capricorn Sun NEW MOON A sense of relief may come with the Seriousness is born now. radical. Pluto. gy will heal. tee square of 2017 is activating the demand that we think. With Pluto squaring this opposition there could be excessive. benefic painful. Major scientific discoveries and out of the box thinking can take place now. Saturn exactly from the square. Chiron who has walking. drowning world. If you have important planets in the last Decan of the cardinal signs your life now is under major transition. cardinal T-square that lights up and shows what we imagined potent. It’s focused on our most fundamental prior. console and pacify. talking. Noticing who we find and way too fast in front of our alarming airy and detached and it could feel like standing in these close corridors matters eyes. Saturn is now the main opposition was exact on December 26 an exact grand square with the Sun and will repeat March 2nd at 22 degrees of Libra/ Aries and at 27 degrees of Libra / Aries on Sept 28th of 2017. cardinal this January’s center stage… I’d rather say the Season that Venus’s presence in Aquarius and fire. out of control. Pluto is 3 degrees away from the full week until Feb 6th when Jupiter will ret- ing the state of our lives and this cycle’s moon at 17 of Capricorn and Uranus rograde at 23 of Libra and move back affairs. All and taking note of who they are and why theme but stress may be the outcome. It looks like gas being thrown on a bed of explosives with Pluto 90 degrees away V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 48 . out of control expressions and breakdowns. leadership must be tested. consciousness will have its enlightened The ongoing Jupiter. Anyone with any important planetary configuration at 20 -22 of cardinal signs trine to Jupiter and sextile to Uranus will must stay awake. Venus dominates this month. Its nature of creating unexpected events is exception- ally amplified! The unexpected must be expected during the month of January and for the following nine months. This powerful Full Moon internally. The South as though “the invisible seeds of energy and ities. The trio trines at 22 of Cancer on December 12th. Pluto and Mercury’s conjunction say…but it is doubtful. rising beyond judgement. Old struc- ant cold season of wintertime… will stay in Pisces until May of 2018. Jupiter at 21 of Libra opposes and Jupiter at 20-22 of cardinal signs closer into the ongoing T-square with a stationing Uranus at 20 Aries. tures must fall. This New Moon born Jan 27 at 8 degrees of the Virgo north node and we need to full moon is like a giant tight bud that Aquarius – signaling the New Chinese connect to practical details to manage instantly flowers fully. Neptune and Mars swim closely intent” that were planted then now come required with Mercury retrograde and we in these compassionate.

Neptune. as Mars will join the Season passion could flourish. 27th. topped by the cherry of the Leo of Aries/Libra the following day. Mercury recently left the square to Mars at 23 and Chiron plus the South Node are all Sag/Pisces on Jan 19th that could have huddled in the deep cold ocean of Pisces Mars is the left some kind of hardship behind. Pisces doesn’t have a is called “Penumbral” and is not exact or eclipse shadows the earth. Common ground can finally be found and this aspect can help us bring in the new with support that can be trusted. We Transits of in Aries. Not only is there a grand fire trine that inspires but Jupiter. is like a magnifi. hot romance and fiery but the fight goes on. zodiac. by the Angels and eclipsing the Sun is surely ominous! This left the conjunction with Chiron so there the Gods… could be a month of angry. and only 5 degrees apart and may feel shaken and we may be bruised. The New Moon fearless warrior have emotional hardship stories to share Solar Eclipse takes place at 8 degrees of now as this during this lunar cycle concerning their Pisces on February 26th. depending on taken the time to nourish our spiritual where in the chart this aspect is found. take time to shelter and soothe degrees of the lunar nodes. This beautiful stabilizing force began Dec 24th with the exact trine at 20 degrees of Sag/Aries and will continue throughout 2017. volatile energy is a pillow of vulnerability cloaked around that wreaks havoc on our soul… It’s also a Venus that has her extremely sensitive THE PISCES NEW MOON recipe for accidents as Mars is now joining and with Saturn in hard aspect possibly SOLAR ECLIPSE suffering some kind of loss. This could be a “grand royal weekend” perfect for parties with the kingly Leo eclipse falling on a Friday and creating a “grand trine in fire signs”. love and money and their the Eclipses in the Virgo / Pisces axis that eclipse shadows intimate sense of values that have been began in March of 2015. total but just within astrological distance Aries stands tall at 22 degrees of Aries Venus the planet of relationships of the nodes to count as an “eclipse” and after squaring Pluto 4 days earlier on and finances turns retrograde 5 days cast a faint shadow. This exact potent conjunction and moon unfolds because he tightly squares cent. Saturn at 25 of Sag is trining Uranus at 21 of Aries. It will show up on the physical/psychological radar if you have an important planet or point between 21-24 of the fixed signs. This Full Moon Uranus and oppose Jupiter at 22 degrees weekend. sextiling Mercury. selves? Have we organized our physical With Saturn in Sagittarius squaring this world? Have we paid attention to healing Piscean mob of planets some spiritual and ourselves? Have we felt the sorrow of our Uranus and striking the latent T-square philosophical responsibility must be taken falling civilization and given shelter to the that’s been laying waiting to go off like a for the bruised and injured underdogs… homeless animals? Have we cleared the bomb in our realms since the start of the clutter and managed the nagging details season…22 degrees of the cardinal signs THE LEO LUNAR ECLIPSE in our everyday worlds? These are some is on fire now! February 10th marks a Full Moon of the questions that we can ask ourselves As the dart of intensity is thrown this Lunar Eclipse at 22 degrees of Leo. the benefic planet of opportunity at 23 degrees of Libra is trining the Aquarian Sun and events that unfold or projects begun now could have the winds of grace and fortune in V25-04 The Career Astrologer OPA’s Quarterly Magazine DECEMBER SOLSTICE 2016 page 49 . now as the nodes begin to fade out of the month. This eclipse Mars is the fearless warrior now as this your inner world. Moon. Saturn has The Sun. the last sign of the the Sun and the Moon being within 12 into the fixed lands of Leo and Aquarius. Mars ruling home in the physical but in the spiritual. Venus has just stylishly served to all of us. remember that with 6 planetary The eclipse season is now upon us with mutable dilemma of Virgo and Pisces and bodies in gentle Pisces. People now. their sails! With Venus and Mars both Feb 22 at 18 of Aries/Capricorn. Have we fed and the earth. Saturn brings a stable foundation for us to build on. trying to warm themselves by Pisces with planets between 22-24 mutable may currents of compassion. This is the last of aggression. The trine between Saturn and Uranus is exactly what’s need- ed to bridge the extremes and calm the raging winds of change. It will be exact again May 19th at 26 of Sag/Aries and then again Nov 11 at 25 of Sag/Aries. astrologically auspicious dessert being opposition at the time the dark Moon is Venus at 24 of Sag/Pisces. compromised or betrayed. now. Feb actor on the planetary stage as this new Lunar Penumbral Eclipse.

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