NorthPoint Astrology Journal Your weekly guide to planetary influences February 10 to 16, 2020 by Pam Younghans

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NorthPoint Astrology Journal

by Pam Younghans

 

Aspects of Note This Week
All times listed are Pacific Standard Time. For Greenwich Mean Time, add 8 hours. 
MON: Venus conjunct Chiron
TUE: Venus sextile Ceres
WED: Mercury semisquare Saturn 

SUN: Mars enters Capricorn, Mercury goes retrograde

 

AT TIMES, the old patterns may seem so entrenched, the barriers so impenetrable, the problems so complex, it can be hard to see how we’re ever going to break through them. No doubt we’re experiencing the Saturn half of the Saturn-Pluto combo when the feelings of discouragement and hopelessness arise. Both planets can bring up fears, but Saturn’s impact can be especially weighty in this regard.
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The good news is that we are not destined to be stuck forever. But with Pluto in Capricorn involved in this process, transformation must go very deep, and the changes must be integrated at profound levels. Merely working on individual symptoms will no longer suffice. Root causes must be unearthed and entire systems renovated.

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FOR PERSPECTIVE, the last time Saturn and Pluto aligned in Capricorn was in January 1518. Just two months before that date, the Catholic monk Martin Luther posted his “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences” on a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. This document, which came to be known as “The 95 Theses,” called out the corruption that had taken over the Catholic Church.

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At that time, the Church wielded great authority and political power. Luther’s seemingly minor act of rebellion ignited the passion that grew into the Protestant Reformation, a movement that over time substantially changed the political and religious landscape of the Western world.

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One of my favorite parts of this bit of history is the title of Luther’s paper. While I don’t know for sure, I doubt that he was thinking astrologically when he wrote it. But it is stunning that he used the words “Power” and “Efficacy” in the title, concepts that link directly to Pluto (power) and Saturn (efficacy).

MARS moves into Capricorn next Sunday, a transit that will last until March 30. On a personal level, Mars in Capricorn can help us apply effort and determination to achieve long-term goals. Progress is slow but sure, and requires determination, discipline, and patience.

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The shadow side of Mars in Capricorn can manifest as aggressive displays of authority, and single-minded focus on a goal with a lack of regard for the feelings of others. It will not be surprising if the political antagonism increases over the next six weeks, especially while Mars is out of bounds (February 9 to March 12) and expressing more maverick-like qualities.

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WHEN MARS enters Capricorn, it joins fellow planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto, the asteroid Pallas Athene, and the South Node, already in the sign. This is a lot of Capricorn energy, which can feel pretty heavy at times.
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If you feel overwhelmed, remember that the North Node is in Cancer. The North Node is our signpost, revealing the evolutionary path that will help us successfully navigate current challenges. It is more important than ever to focus on being heart-centered. This means having empathy for others, trusting in the process, allowing your heart to guide your decisions, asking for help when needed, and making self-care a priority.

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RELATIONSHIPS benefit from the planetary influences that begin the coming week. Venus aligns with healer Chiron on Monday, and is in harmonious aspect (sextile) with nurturing Ceres on Tuesday. Both of these aspects provide opportunities for us to bring greater compassion and acceptance into our relationships with loved ones, friends, and family.
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At the same time, both aspects also require that we allow others and ourselves independence and autonomy (Venus/Chiron in Aries, Ceres in Aquarius). The healing comes as we are able to trust that being an individual with personal needs does not preclude being in loving relationship with others. Instead, being true to self can enhance our connections, as each person is able to bring their most authentic self to the interaction.

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MERCURY begins its retrograde (backward) phase next Sunday. For the ensuing three weeks, until Mercury goes direct on March 9, we are encouraged to be more introspective than usual. This is usually a time when we benefit more from reviewing our plans than from implementing new ideas.
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However, life goes on, and we often need to make decisions during a Mercury-retrograde period. If this is true for you, just take your time. If you feel pressured to make a decision, do your best to delay action until your mind is clearer and you are able to breathe calmly. Intuition may actually be stronger during Mercury retrograde, but it can’t be rushed.
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The only time I’ve had real problems with a Mercury retrograde was when I was rushing to get a project finished just hours before Mercury stationed. I was so intent on getting it submitted before that exact minute when Mercury went retrograde, I didn’t take the time to fully understand the instructions. The results were not pretty! But, the problems that followed could have been avoided if I had taken the pressure off myself and taken the time that was needed – even if it meant hitting the “send” button while Mercury was already moving backward.

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THE MESSENGER PLANET is in mystical Pisces right now, so we may already be feeling some of that call to be more inwardly focused. Mercury in Pisces is happiest when it is writing poetry, meditating, expressing compassion, doing dream work, or similarly applying the logical mind in creative or spiritual pursuits.

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Retrograde Mercury will revisit Aquarius for about twelve days, from March 4 to 16. During that time, we may be more able to receive higher-level insights, to think outside our usual parameters, and to allow ourselves to conceive of entirely new and perhaps audacious ideas.
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It may be harder to be especially clear-headed on practical matters while Mercury is retrograde. But be sure to record the insights and intuitive hits you receive. Like dream images, they can fade quickly if we don’t capture them in some way. Then give your ideas time to germinate. The best time to implement them may be once Mercury enters proactive Aries on April 10.
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FOR THOSE who are taking note of when the Moon triggers the Jupiter-Saturn-Pluto effect, I’m listing below the days and times for this week. Lunar aspects are not as powerful as outer-planet transits, but they can activate events related to longer-term influences. When the Moon forms hard aspects to these three planets in Capricorn, we may see “next steps” in the process of transmutation that is already underway.

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If you’re feeling especially emotional around these times, it can be helpful to know that it’s related to the collective experience, even if it feels very personal. And it is often reassuring to know that the Moon moves quickly, so that its aspects are usually in effect for only a few hours.

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Exact aspects this week, while the Moon is in Libra:

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• Moon-Jupiter square: Wednesday, February 12, at 5:54 p.m. PST
• Moon-Pluto square: Thursday, February 13, at 6:20 a.m.
• Moon-Saturn square: Thursday, February 13, at 10:46 a.m. PST

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WEBINAR REPLAY: If you missed my recent “After the Tornado” webinar, no worries! You can still purchase the replay of the class and learn about the transformational influences we’re working with January to June 2020. You’ll also receive a pdf of the slideshow, and calendars showing the important planetary aspects. Simply send an email with “Webinar Replay” in the subject line to pam@northpointastrology.com, and I’ll reply with details.

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IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS THIS WEEK: This year, you have many opportunities for new adventures, and have the courage to travel new roads. Some of these journeys may be independently-inspired, but you also may be inclined to work with a partner.  As an individualistic Aquarius, you may surprise yourself at your increased ability to accommodate another person’s perspective. If you connect with the right partner, each of you will feel supported in being your authentic self, while also being willing to cooperate. (Solar Return Sun sextile Mars, trine Juno)

 
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In Gratitude and Light,
Pam

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About the NorthPoint Astrology Journal
Astrologer Pam Younghans writes this NorthPoint Journal based on planetary influences and insights received. Her hope is to offer perspectives to assist you in utilizing current energies to enhance your life experience and accelerate your spiritual and personal growth.
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Must You Have Negative Experiences In Order To Grow? – By Dr. Taryn Crimi | ANGELIC GUIDES

Must You Have Negative Experiences In Order To Grow? – By Dr. Taryn Crimi ANGELIC GUIDES

For those of you who are finding it harder to trust that your dreams really will manifest; you are not alone. Today we would like to focus your attention upon trusting the process of your desired manifested goals.

As many of you become aware of the tremendous power you each hold in your role as the creator of your reality; you find yourself wondering, why would I have manifested this experience, this challenge, this problem, for myself? Why would I choose to experience something negative? Allow us to further expand upon this to help you better understand this process.

We often offer you analogies to help you to better understand our messages, so allow us to offer you the analogy of the bow and arrow. If you were to pull a bow-string back as far as you possibly could and then let the arrow fly; the propulsion forward would be immense. However if you were to take that very same bow and arrow, only this time you did not pull the bow-string back at all, how far would the arrow soar? Not very far at all, right?

You see, the negative experiences that manifest in your life are a result of the vibration you have pulsed out most dominantly however they can benefit you greatly. The negative experiences give you such propulsion forward in the opposite direction because you naturally want to move away from what pains you and into what feels better to you. Every single one of you want to feel good without exception.

Just as the arrow was able to soar far from you when you have pulled the string back as far as you could, so too can you, use the experiences that have pained you to create something far different.

So the question becomes, must you experience negativity, challenges and problems in order to grow?

Our answer is no, not necessarily. You can grow in any situation, you can grow from wonderful experiences too. You can feel, see and know so very clearly what feels wonderful to you, and this is a wonderful benefit to you as well. However, nothing gets your attention like that which makes you feel, sad, angry, frustration, or in pain. You do not have to manifest negative experiences to ensure that you will grow.
The word “grow” in the spiritual context has become something that most equate with pain of some kind, but know that you will grow from absolutely every single experience that you have. You cannot stop growing, evolving and progressing. You are eternal creator beings.

Though you may find yourselves in challenging situations, some of which may seem as though they are completely out of your control. We want to remind you that you always have control over your focus, your thoughts, and your vibration.

In duality there will always be light and dark, positive and negative, good and bad, it’s the variety that delighted you when you decided to come here. Why? Because you knew how endlessly inspired you would be to continue to create and innovate upon what has already been physically created.

Continue to create, explore, and evolve as the eternal creator beings that you are. Try not to berate yourself for having a negative feeling, a challenging situation or a difficult problem you are facing, rather we encourage you to shift your focus and now look for the solution to present itself to you with ease.

We hope that we have served you in some way,

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Ascension Notes: More… by Kara Schallock – 10-Jun-2018

Ascension Notes: More…

by Kara Schallock – 10-Jun-2018

Do you perceive Beauty everywhere? Do you see it even when the intellect says its ugly? Do you perceive a difference between you and those you judge to be “less than” like so-called immigrants, those you judge that linger in 3D (according to you), folks who hurt others? Or do you perceive a difference between you and those you deem “more than?” Remember, we are all One. You are connected with everyone and everything. There is no “us and them” in the New. You may observe some doing things you wouldn’t choose to do. Can you see that perhaps the “others” help you transform all lower energies (and integrate higher energies) in yourself? Can you see the Love within all that reflects the Love that you are? If so, you indeed are firmly in the New. If not, perhaps there’s more work to do. You can love all and yet choose not to be in relationship with those who vibrate differently than yourself.

There is and has been an expansion of your Heart and Crown chakras. This expansion helps you be more accepting and compassionate. Be aware of how you feel moment to moment. One minute you seem to be flowing in expansion and the next minute not feeling as though anything has shifted. This fluctuation is how it is for most as we continue to detach from 3D and embrace the New. Some physical manifestations you may experience as expansion occurs are tingling (especially in or on the head and in and around the Heart). You may feel dizzy as well, yet notice the choices you are making; notice how you are expanding; especially in your thoughts and actions. Notice how fearless you are. Be aware too that if it seems things happen to you, like others not choosing to be around you or being fired from a job or not having enough money, that it still is your choice…whether it’s a conscious one or not. Remember you attract to you what is within your consciousness. Breathe, flow and ground. Take care of yourself. What life do you choose to create? The energies that integrate within you help you create your ideal life (based on how you want to feel) without chaos or confusion.

As the energy continuously builds, remind yourself that you are not alone, even though many are on different paths and going at different speeds. Some may feel exhilerated, while others are anxious and angry. I notice that the ones I truly feel connected with are children, while some adults in my life seem belligerent. (Hmmm; do I have both energies within me?) Engage where and when you can as you are called to and let the rest go, for each being must choose for themselves. You need not become definsive or match others’ vibration or take anything personally. Stand in your own Truth and honor others for wherever they may be.

Never doubt that all we’ve been doing is merging with our Soul/GodSelf/Divinity. This is our True Self. Being fully immersed as our True Self, there is no more seeking outside of ourselves; actually, there is no seeking at all; there is only a Knowing. This immersion is more than being “spiritual;” this is true being. How do we do this? First, we must release and transform all old patterns, emotions and beliefs, along with anything that limits or holds us back in duality. When we clear all of the old, we experience true self-worth. We experience true Wholeness; not just in one moment, but in every moment; this is being authentic. We truly know that we are One with all of life; we are Source.

Generally speaking, the phase we are in now, if you’re ready and committed, is to practice; putting all you know into action everyday and in every moment…walking your talk. It is not enough to read others’ words only; it is essential to put words into action, to be what you say you are. Work for all; be in Divine Service. When we serve all, we serve ourselves and most importantly, we serve Divine Will. Isn’t that one of the main reasons of why we’re on Earth at this time? We each have a path; a mission; it is based on our gifts and where we are drawn. When you are Joy, you trust, you love, you serve. You are free.

Meanwhile, continue to release and trust your process. Allow yourself to not be comfortable, for the New is not comfortable. Trust that all is in Divine Order. You may want your loved ones to join you, yet trust they have their own path, so honor them. Attempting to change others is of the old and it not only distracts you, but pushes them further away.

Trust that as you become somewhat comfortable in one phase of your Journey, another arrives. It is so very important to take care of yourself through diet, rest and being still. Only you know what is self-loving for you. Fill your own cup first and then you will be able to serve others unconditionally.

In my own life, I see so much has shifted. People I was once close with have distanced themselves. My diet has shifted, as have so much in my life. The biggest shift is that I am extremely aware of not only where I resist, but where others resist as well. I notice old longings surface and I see where I am; whether it’s here, there, nowhere and everywhere. I know many of you can relate to this ebb and flow of life.

Each of us has a calling. No one calling is better or worse than another. Each is an aspect of Divine Service; be it healing, collecting refuse, nursing, teaching or simply being Love without a career of any kind. Sometimes you’re called to be somewhere. When you arrive, you may not resonate with the place at all. However, there are no mistakes. Some years ago, I was called to Idaho. I had never even heard of it before and when I arrived I uttered, “Uh-oh!” Idaho has never felt like home to me and yet I am here; I’m here for a purpose. It’s not necessary to know what that purpose is and you don’t need to know the whys of where you are either. The main thing to do is to say Yes. We share our Light no matter where we are or what we do.

Each of us is unique; what works for one may not work for another. This is why it’s essential to follow one’s own guidance. We integrate Light and release all uniquely. Realize too that much occurs without us consciously willing it to be so. We can observe the changes and I do love this, as when the changes bypass the separate ego, they cannot be interfered with. However, we on a deeper level choose everything; consciously or not. When we give our Power away to others, we stop our own Transformation, for others cannot truly know what is best for us. This allows us to take full Responsbility for our own Transformation. What helps this is to fully merge with our Souls and then step out of the way. Instead, we follow our guidance, even when it makes no sense. While we surrender to the unconscious aspect of evolution, we still must act in a way that goes beyond the separate ego; the patterns we have anchored that are of the old.

To integrate the higher frequencies that bring healing and wholing to our cells and DNA, we must do the clearing work. Some happens spontanously; with others we consciously choose to shift. Whether we integrate unconsciously or consciously, we may experience many physical sensations such as electrical currents in different parts of our body, weight fluxes, sleep disturbances, headaches, blurry eyes (or as if there is something irritating in the eye), shifts in elimination and all sorts of things not mentioned here. When in doubt, ask your body and your guidance to see if it’s related to Ascension or not (it usually is!).

Be aware that your Sensitivity is expanding and upgrading. This includes more acute hearing, seeing, feeling, smelling and more. Certain situations may be irritating. If you feel overloaded by stimuli, rest or step away. If you take things personally, realize this is not true Sensitivity; it’s separate ego-sensitivity. It also means that you may still be attached to what others think of you. Let this go so you may experience true Sensitivity.

Are you ready to move onto new phases of Discovery? Are you committed to your Ascension and evolving into being New; brand New? Are you still teetering on the edge, not sure if you want to jump? Wherever you are is fine. Trust yourself and follow your guidance/Intuition.

 

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Jen Eramith: The Akashic Records of December 2017 (an excerpt from the Monthly Message):


Jen Eramith: The Akashic Records of December 2017
(an excerpt from the Monthly Message):

The energy this month is filled with kindness. It offers a sense of a floating and moving through water. You will find a feeling of fluidity. Things that have been stuck for a long time might move more easily, but they will not move in a linear way. This month, everything moves in a floating, ambiguous way.

This will be a time to practice surrender and having faith in the processes that underlie your endeavors. This is a time to practice relaxing into the work you engage. Imagine if you were trying to float in the water — if you hold yourself still or try to stiffly, you sink. Floating in the water requires that you relax and expand – that you take a deep breath and surrender to your surroundings. This is the way to work with the energy of this month.

It is in surrender that you will find incredible kindness, compassion, and generosity this month. You will find it useful to practice trust. Actively engage in trusting your friends, the people around you, your spirit guides, and your surroundings. Actively allow people to support you and allow your environment to support you. Gratitude will serve you in terms of helping you put your mind on the feeling of trust or the feeling of knowing that you are supported.

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Jenny Schiltz: Big Push in the Energies – Asking Us to Step Up

THE ACTURIANS: THE LIGHT OF RENEWAL by Ute Posegga-Rudell

 

Friday, June 16, 2017

THE ACTURIANS: THE LIGHT OF RENEWAL


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DEAREST BROTHERS AND SISTERS,
WE ARE THE ARCTURIANS!
Wait a little longer – and everything will be accomplished in a new world.

As far as we consider and observe the affairs on your planet earth we are very happy to confirm to you the already  beginning process of great upliftment and relief from many ailing situations. It is happening because of the hard work of transformation and self-purification to which many of you have submitted themselves over the last decades.

Namely, the dark blanket around your planet is in a very benign process of becoming lighter, for those who see, as more of the incoming light of higher consciousness is gaining momentum, continually and increasingly penetrating the dense layers that act like a prison wall around your atmosphere.

The importance of this is that there is and will be an ever greater opening of your heart and new deepening and widening inspiration for Divinely governed transformation of old and depressing circumstances.

As it is your own creation, we can promise you that this upliftment will happen in spite all of your doubt that a positive change would ever come about. And even as things got worse in your world every day with no real positive changes in sight.

You have turned around the wheel of fortune.

We can see the light of renewal all over your horizon and with it all over the horizon of your entire universe and all planetary systems around you.

What happens on your planet for the worse or betterment is influencing significantly your greater cosmic environment as earth exists in a very important strategic location in your universe, in terms of trading, yes, and last but not least concerning spiritual evolution.

So what happens with you, happens with all of us, and with the situation of any civilization in your universe.

So we are very interested in your well-being and liberation from the grip of negative forces. Therefore, being responsible for the universal evolution of light, we are engaged in your awakening process. What we see happening is a financial transformation that will benefit ultimately all of you. This is the beginning of wealth and happiness and the possibility of true freedom of choice how you would live your life, regarding your spiritual growth, your work and life-purpose, your environment, the place on earth to live.

We know that many of you would prefer to live freely in countries of your choice but earth is not yet a free place for all humanity, you still suffer a prison where most of you have been bound to certain conditions for entire lifetimes.

There is nothing and nobody to blame though. These limiting conditions helped you to develop awareness, responsibility for your actions and re-actions and spiritual strength.

On that basis we promise to you that a happy revolution is waiting for you that will soon reveal many surprises. Mankind will be uplifted in many ways. The burden of tyranny will be lifted from your shoulders and you will be free to learn and understand the depth of your very Divine Truth.

Until then stay tall and trust that the evil on your planet can not reign earth for much longer for you. Especially not if you consent to open yourself up to the light in every moment.

Each of you can support this process by denying the darkness its grip on you and the world. We encourage you  to merely invoke and see the light where ever you go. If pain and suffering, anger, depression and fear seems to overcome you, for whatever reason, offer it all to the light, and in an instant the light will respond and uplift you to higher frequencies, to establish new earth.

And so you will be a lightning torch, a signpost with many, to invite with joy what there is to come: your liberation from oppression and slavery together with an evolved enlightened consciousness and freedom.

We ask you to trust this process in your heart and so provide the ground on which all transformation can and will happen. By this anticipation you are the ones who are blessed to bless all others.

A Global and Universal Celebration is waiting for all of us who align with the Great Evolutionary Impulse. Feel the Light of Great Renewal and anchor it in and as your being.

You are at the threshold of the new dawn of Freedom and Universal Love.

We Are the Arcturians!

Message conveyed by Ute

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Ascension Notes: Winter Soulstice 2016 – 17-Dec-2016 by Kara Schallock

Ascension Notes: Winter Soulstice 2016 – 17-Dec-2016
by Kara Schallock

As we head into the Soulstice, realize it is big and will affect everyone. We are ending much duality and separation and preparing to fully embrace Unity and our sovereignty. Every year we have taken a step forward and are more than ready to fully step into our mastery. It is a sacred and powerful time. Step by step we have seen what does not serve us and have released it; thereby integrating more Light and Love into our being. We will continue to refine, continue to release and continue to evolve. We have an opportunity to ground our New Selves, leaving behind much disorientation, confusion and physical rearranging. So continue to keep your thoughts and feelings high and focused on being Love. We will also see a resurgence of creating anew our visions and purpose.

2016 has done a lot for us; even when it felt as if we were in such darkness and chaos. We now have an opportunity to bring to completion all that we have been working on. Still, it is important not to have wishes, expectations or attachments as to how it should look. Instead, stay in the Moment while you continue to take just one step at a time. In this way, you are guided. Do not project your desires onto the future, but allow it to unfold by itself. Besides, anything you project is based on past experiences or from your intellect and is always limited. Divine Order knows what it’s doing. This may feel so different from the past, where we controlled, made things happen and did not trust ourselves to be carried forward (as in advertising or marketing). As each of us commits and trusts Divine Order, we allow the miracles to occur. This is true Faith. This is Surrender to what is, which always heightens our consciousness and creates our life. Observe and take a step toward that which is joyful and easy. Continue to release the past, so the New can take its place in your life. Release your comfort zone and allow yourself to be uncomfortable. Discomfort is because we are trying to hold onto the past or project our past into our future instead of trusting the process. If you feel unmotivated, discouraged or tired, realize that this is preparing you for what’s ahead. What’s ahead is what you create.

Many of us cannot relate to who we used to be. This is an indication that we have stepped more securely into the New Now and have let go of much of the old. We may still have more to release and transform, so continue to be patient and observe. Observing helps us detach from the old and trust in the New as it unfolds uniquely for each of us. Release all judgment (and there is plenty to judge) and fill the empty space with Love. Know that within everyone and in every circumstance, there is Love.

So much is occurring in this month alone. There are continual downloads of Light pouring into us, activating dormant codes of Light, bringing forth new DNA and activating our New blueprints, which helps us to eventually see and experience new ways of being and new pathways for expressing our Soul. If we are willing, we can more fully release the old stories that have anchored us to the old. We can release old traumas and we can choose to only embrace possibilities, depending on if you desire that or not. What essence do you choose to feel? How we feel is what dictates how our new experiences are created. If you stay focused on how you choose to feel, you cannot create anything that is not aligned with that feeling/essence. You can review your beliefs; yet do not create new beliefs, for they will only create another stopping point. Instead, realize that all shifts. Perceptions shift as consciousness shifts. So it is best to choose how you want to feel. If you want to feel free, focus on Freedom. If you want to feel joyous, focus on Joy. If you want to experience more love, focus on Love. This is Soul/Source living as us. This is the purpose of ascension…to be fully immersed in Soul and Soul in us; as us. To receive these downloads, you need not do anything; simply intend to receive.

In this entire year much has unfolded very quickly. Much is coming to light, for Truth cannot be hidden in the New. Those fully anchored in the New see through others and circumstances. They do this dispassionately, often simply nodding their head. Much remains below the surface and yet, if you go beneath anyone or any circumstance you can see the Truth or un-truth of it. This helps to free you. One cannot be held in slavery if one sees the Truth.

There is a strong desire to change things in one’s life. Ignore nothing. As one stays in the Moment, they can clearly see what illusions there are and what choices they are guided to make. Some will see the truth of something and yet choose not to take any action, and this is, of course, just fine. They still see the Truth and remain strong in their own Truth, while honoring others who still play in the old game. An example of this could be how folks celebrate Christmas or other religious holidays. One may know the Truth and still stay in the game. The important thing is to see the Truth beneath the illusion. And some are choosing not to partake in these old traditions at all. It is all one’s choice. Just stay awake no matter what you choose. Whatever you choose, each has their own path as guided by Soul.

As we become more Love, we become more inclusive and compassionate. We see the duality of governments, religions, races and all those institutions that separate, rather than join as one voice and one Heart. We see the divisiveness of politics and choose not to take part in anything that perpetuates division and duality. In Oneness, there are no enemies; there is no-one to fear, for the Truth is Love and Love has no division. This is true also for the animals, plants and insects. Each one has a gift; nothing is better or less than the other. As we integrate Love into our every choice, we honor all of life. We honor the ant, the spider, the bee, the bird, the tree, the flower and the weed. We honor the rock, the dirt and the mountain. We honor the sea, the stream and the waters that run beneath the Earth. We are all One. We each are unique, yet connected through Love. As Souls, we honor all diversity and uniqueness. As Love, we give thanks for all of life.

Traditionally, the Winter Soulstice (for those of us living in the northern hemisphere) is the return of Light. I would say it is the further Empowerment of Light. As we open up to being more Light and therefore, more Love, we further anchor the New in our lives. As we end 2016 (in Truth, there is no beginning or end), we continue to evolve seamlessly. We continue to transform the old into the New and the only way to do this is to pay attention in each Moment. Then you can see clearly where you are sleeping and what step you can take to be more. Allow yourself to be simple and flow, rather than get caught up in the flurry of busy-ness that so many seem to be absorbed by.

Remember that the New is about ease and flow. Gone is the old way of being swallowed up by expectations, “supposed-to’s” and going to sleep, allowing old ways to drag you along in your slumber. When awake, you choose. You choose by detaching from what others say you must do and be and from all the hype. By staying awake, you not only see things as they truly are, but you choose your pathway through the illusion.

The Soulstice is an Opportunity to further empower your Divine Masculine, whether you are male or female. The Divine Masculine is the creator and supporter of your dreams. It supports your Divine Feminine. When you meditate, place your right hand under your left hand with palms up. This is the physical expression of the support the Divine Masculine offers the Divine Feminine. As we awaken more to the Wonder of who we are and all the wondrous gifts of life, we recognize that there is much more than the sensate, physical world. We are the Divine Light and the prime creators of our lives. The Divine Masculine supports the manifestation of our dreams. The song, “The Impossible Dream…to dream the impossible dream, to go where the brave dare to go…to follow that star, no matter how hopeless, no matter how far” is our quest. We are on our noble quest. Our Light ignites us toward our dreams and we embrace the higher meaning of why we are here on Earth. We shine for others and as we raise our own consciousness, we raise the consciousness of all beings and that of Earth.

We are anchoring the New; therefore, we must live who and what we say we are. This takes as long as we choose. The Light of the Soulstice supports us in our quest.

 

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August 2014 Astro-Energy Report: Super Moon, Super Month! by Sarah Varcas

August 2014 Astro-Energy Report: Super Moon, Super Month!
by Sarah Varcas

“The month begins with a Grand Trine in Water formed by Venus, Chiron and Saturn, coupled with a square between Jupiter and Mars. There’s a risk of over-doing things emotionally here. We may enter the month with sensitivities running high and an internal dialogue which goes something like this: ‘If I don’t achieve all my goals by the end of this month there’s no hope so it’s time to pull out the stops and let nothing stand in my way, no matter how tough it gets’. At one level it’s an admirable inner dialogue. Commitment and sheer bloody-minded resolve can take us far in this world. But right now it’s wise to take such inner dictates with a pinch of salt and remember that ultimately it’s the universe, not us, who’s in charge of proceedings and to hold rigid expectations of ourselves, other people or life itself, can be a recipe for disappointment and frustration. So be sure to ease off a bit if this particular monologue is playing in your mind as August begins and remember, there’s a whole new month ahead and, quite frankly, anything could happen!

The first week is characterised by this combination of sensitivity and inner drive which could turn us into something of a martyr if we let it, but come 4th August Neptune begins to lend a helping hand reminding us that sometimes the best progress is made when we take our foot off the accelerator and allow momentum to take us forward for a bit. We don’t always have to be driving hard and fast, no matter what our inner critic says about our progress to date. This is a test! Do we trust life enough to get us where we need to be (even if it’s not where we think we should end up!) or do we still believe we know better and should be drawing the map and planning the journey moment by moment? If we use the first week of August to answer this question honestly, we will be prepared for the Super Moon on 10th which may reveal to us where we need to accept rather than change, and release rather than cling on.

Prior to this, beginning on 7th August and continuing through to the other side of the Full Moon, we have the opportunity to embrace the wisdom of knowing the difference between pushing the river and going with the flow. The former may be tempting right now but the latter is most definitely what’s called for! It doesn’t mean we have to resign ourselves to an undesirable and unattractive fate, nor does it mean that we can’t take action to further our goals, but it does mean that when we are meeting obstacles over and over, banging our head against an invisible brick wall which seems to imprison us, the quicker we can take heed and ease off the better. And never has this been more important to grasp than now, for these brick walls are there for a reason and it’s not to smash them down without a second thought! They serve to remind us there are foundations still to be built in the form of skills to acquire, wisdom to develop, or good old fashioned information we still need to discover, before we can move forward in the right direction.

Which brings us to the Aquarius Full Moon on 10th August. This is THE Super Moon of 2014 and one to be respected! Yes, I know other Moons have been designated ‘Super’ this year, but not by me! THIS is the Super Moon to take note of. With the Sun within one degree of Black Moon Lilith, this Moon reminds us that without aligning ourselves with the forces of this universe which are far greater and more powerful than our tiny human minds could ever conceive, we cannot achieve what needs to be achieved in order for the Aquarian Age to be delivered safely and intact. Astrological Ages are ginormous things. Each lasts for a couple of thousand years or so and there is much debate over what actually constitutes the beginning of a new one. However, whatever your view on that, one thing we can all agree is that the next one is the Age of Aquarius and nothing is more important now than raising our own awareness in order to meet it from a place of deep wisdom and insight. And it’s never too early to start that kind of project!

I’ll be writing more about this Moon when the time comes, but suffice to say that it offers a wonderful opportunity to commit to change and release the energy of old habits, fears and conditions which have stopped us from doing so up to now. We don’t have to do it all in one go over night though! The energies of this Moon strengthen our commitment and staying power to keep us on track. They’re not destined to make it all happen in the blink of an eye. Indeed, as we form the commitment to a new and more authentic life this Moon may well reveal to us aspects of our current circumstances which cannot be released but instead must be embraced, accepted and loved for what they are in order for our search for truth to be fulfilled. It comes not as a magic wand but as a whole new tool box which we can open up to discover that extra strength we needed, that deeper insight which ensures our understanding, that extra information needed to complete the puzzle. Insights, information, people and experiences which come to us with this moon are influential and we would be wise not to overlook them!

And as long as we don’t, a sextile between the Sun and the Moon’s North Node the week following the Super Moon allows us to make the most of its potential. It will take a willingness to embrace a new point of view, one born of the fresh perspective illuminated by the Full Moon in Aquarius. The proximity of this aspect to the Full Moon will require rapid adjustment from us, but the quicker we can make it, discarding how we previously viewed things in favour of our new perceptions, the more we will reap the benefits of this much needed adjustment. Some may inevitably struggle with this shift, and it may be those we expected to go with the flow that struggle the most (including ourselves!).  But ultimately this time supports us in releasing stubborn ways and, frankly, immature demands that life does what we want, in favour of a more sound recognition that life may have designs upon us not yet understood and what we perceive as limitation and bad luck may actually be the very portal through which we must travel in order to realise them.

The final two weeks of the month provide numerous opportunities to explore what making these shifts means for us in our everyday life. They speak of two apparently contradictory forces at work which, by their very nature, will require that we step up, with all our courage and resolve, to do things differently and fulfil the potential of both. One, born of an alliance between Uranus, Chiron and Saturn which has been around since June, continues to orient us towards the healing necessary to embrace ever deeper and more authentic truths, and the other, born of an alliance between Mercury, Jupiter and Neptune, demands that we face the challenge this poses to our ego which is inclined only to embrace the truths which suit us and make us feel better about ourselves and in control of life. At this time control is not something we have. At least, not in the way our egos would like to have it! This is a time of purging and release, and what we are releasing may be painful in its passing. We may prefer to cling on because we are identified with the very thing which must be let go.  In such a moment we are faced with the impact of ego against the infinite backdrop of the Divine which requires total trust.

This month we are called to penetrate the truth of our beliefs and personal dogmas, no matter how ‘right’ they have felt or how many other people share them. We cannot enter the Aquarian Age encumbered by beliefs which weigh us down and limit our potential. And even the most apparently ‘spiritual’ and contemporary ones can do this if we have adopted them for the placation of our ego. Ultimately beliefs, dogma, models of evolution, labels that we apply to ourselves and others…. none of these are necessary in the burgeoning age, which requires only that we are present in the moment, connected with all of life as it swirls around and through us, and acting in honour of the greater good. At one level this is infinitely simple, and yet at another so deeply complex our minds will never grasp it no matter how hard they try.

On 25th August the Moon is new in the 3rd degree of Virgo, a degree connected to the angelic realms. No matter how you perceive of angels: as a physical reality, a metaphor or a fairytale, this Moon speaks of protection and support available to each and every one of us. This month is intense and many may encounter moments of challenge and even crisis within it. But this Moon comes as a balm to soothe heavy hearts or weary souls. It reminds us that we are not alone, no matter how isolated we may feel. That life itself courses through us, connecting us with everything throughout the cosmos and beyond. This New Moon invites us to experience this fact, no matter how successfully our minds may be telling us all is lost and we are forever forsaken. Coinciding with a conjunction between Mars and Saturn in Scorpio it may well be a time of pressure, power games and what may feel like defeat and hopelessness, but in fact it is a time in which we can choose to gather up our courage and do things in a different way. Neither give in to the negativity nor turn from and deny it. But instead look it in the eye, whatever it is, and know that if we exist in the same world as this, we have a responsibility for it and are called upon by the cosmos to carry that responsibility with integrity and honour. We cannot separate ourselves from the pain of this world and nor should we. We are moving into the Aquarian Age of community and sister/brotherhood, in which injustice for one is injustice for all. This is a very different discourse to that of the Piscean Age in which saviours and victims need to find each other to live out their roles.

By the end of this month we can come to the recognition we can all be saviours and victims, to ourselves and each other. Or we can choose to be neither and create a whole new way of living. The playing field is levelling and we can choose our part to play. But we must choose well and with deep consideration of the global consciousness from which we draw and to which we contribute every day. We must come to recognise that if we consider ourselves special we render others less so. If we see ourselves as powerless we give power over to others. If we believe only the positive deserves our attention we are denying the experience of all those who suffer day in day out. And if we call only on others to do their bit and own up, we are denying or own part in both the potential for positive change and the maintenance of a dysfunctional and destructive status quo.

August 2014 is an intense month for sure. Many will need support, compassion and understanding to come through it facing the right direction. But we can do it, all of us, if we set the commitment at the start of the month to do so. A commitment to truth without dogma, compassion without pity, and eyes so wide open we can no longer entertain anything but the deepest truth which will reveal itself on a moment by moment basis if we prepare ourselves to receive. If we do all that, we can get through and come out the other end thriving, not just surviving, and more awake than ever before.”

Sarah Varcas

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Tagged as: Age of Aquarius, Black Moon Lilith, Conscious Evolution, Coping with emotions, Deep Truth, Grand Trine in Water, healing energies, managing change, managing the mind, Moon cycles, Personal healing, personal truth, planetary healing, Saturn in Scorpio, Spiritual development, Sun, Super Moon, Uranus in Aries