Neptune says “I UNIONIZE.”
Anything Neptunian = obscurity. Enough said.
Anything Neptunian = obscurity. Enough said.
Uranus is Saturn turned on its side. It is a transpersonal planet standing for progress in quite unexplored territory. It catalyzes new – and sometimes quite sudden – movement or change… both individually + collectively. Out with the old (Saturn); in with the new (Uranus). The Uranian archetype is the Higher Mind + the great revolutionary.
Saturn ultimately teaches us where we have the opportunity to free ourselves. It teaches us where we are blocked or bound. It calls on us to face fear and turn our weakness into strength. We grow from Saturn’s lessons – however painful they may be.
Preface: Many people are of the mindset that Jupiter is always benevolent. And, it may be. However, I am of the mindset that words like “always” and “never” are generally too black-and-white in their simplicity. Jupiter in any sign is generally benevolent in my interpretation; however, the optimism and expansion associated with Jupiter energy can go to an extreme that leaves the native out of balance…in a type of euphoric state of supposed everlasting “utopia.” And, “utopia” may be a highly individualized idea. Also, the painting above was created by yours truly. Matte framed prints available soon…
Pluto is still a “planet” through the astrological lens. It is a transpersonal symbol + archetype. In fact, the very notion that (a part of) the collective “changed” its identity from a planet to some kind of dwarf entity (in 2006) only reiterates the archetype: Pluto is about transformation itself.
The United States has been dealing with its Pluto Return since 2008 – the financial crisis (2nd House in the US chart – House of money, values, self-worth, stability, etc.). The United States will feel its EXACT return on 2/22/2022. Any numerologist + non-numerologist alike can see the intensity of those numbers. Of all dates… 2/22/22… makes me think of Mark Danielewski’s book, Only Revolutions. Anyhow, onto this distant Star’s energy – felt both personally + collectively!
I am SUPER late on this post. In the midst of some necessary business adjustments + updates (website, booking/calendar, etc.). I caught a clear glimpse of the Moon tonight…and then some unknown creatures scurried past me. No, not bunnies. I saw them run first. It was my cue to go inside and write this post.
July 13th, 2017.
I did not realize “why” I felt drawn to doing some card readings for these daily posts lately. We are so close to the Full Moon in Capricorn. That’s my 12th House/ASC in astrology world…which explains the unconscious energy (“why am I doing this now?”). Apparently, International Tarot Day just so happens to fall on the same day as the Full Moon!
So, I will do something that day (July 8th) here. I’m not sure what. And, after this series, I will go back to stick figure/simple humor somehow :). For now, I will keep pulling cards and working on other art as my heart desires. That said…today I pulled the cards above. Well, the first one fell out of the box like a fish jumping out of its fish bowl. I asked the question, “how can anyone who reads this feel into their change(s)?”
-What I get here is two-fold. One, the unconscious energies floating around seem to want to jump out of their small world – to expand. The fish card literally jumped out as I stated before, and the moon in the card brings me back to previous posts on the moon. Specifically, Phases of the Moon: Day Six. Often, anger fuels us into action, into movement, into change.
-The second card feels like the conscious achievement of the unconscious seed (the fish) – if allowed to grow, of course. This card feels secure – for the most part. There is a “nesting” quality about it…but there is also the shadow warning of “don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” Feeding off of The Fish card, I do feel like there are two main paths the unconscious may move into consciousness…much like the symbolism involved with Pisces. What are YOU wanting to create as you expand?
July 5th, 2017.
What the fuck is Black Moon Lilith? Or…shall I say who??
Black Moon Lilith is one of the feminine archetypes that uses the word ‘fuck’ regularly, doesn’t give a fuck regularly, and says, “yep, I am who I am, and you are sure as hell not going to stop me from continuing on my own way.” As the story goes, this lovely woman was Adam’s first wife. Too unruly and bent on being treated and respected as an equal (rather than a subordinate to a male), Lilith rebelled and/or was self-exiled from the world of Adam. Adam’s Eve came along and things were much more peaceful for him. But Lilith still lives…
As an archetype, at least. Whether the story was ever “real” or not makes no difference when talking about Black Moon Lilith in this way. The energy of the story essentially points out part(s) of our consciousness(es) that demand(s) respect and equality. Specifically, it leans toward our feminine aspects – regardless of race, sexuality, gender, or what have you. You know, all those things we read about in the EOE clause from “Equal Opportunity Employers.” How do we understand our “feminine” nature, though? That’s what Black Moon Lilith urges everyone to ask themselves.
What part of you feels exiled? What part of you feels repressed somehow? What part of yourself does your culture or society attach words like shame, degenerate, outcast, or taboo to? These are Black Moon Lilith energies crying to be recognized as valid and equal. She is an archetype that we can all relate to. In astrology, she is one of the feminine asteroids that represents our most feared and yet most desired parts wanting to be bridged into wholeness. She takes 9 years and 9 months to return to her original position, each cycle.
Where is your Black Moon Lilith patterning? How does her energy show up in your life? If you want to look more deeply into this archetype, I recommend two sources:
Thanks for reading!