The New Moon in Aquarius on Feb. 8th has Uranus, the planet ruling the chart is associated with sudden change, revelations and enlightenment; this month the Uranus-Pluto square's dramatic potential for revolution and transformation takes off, meaning fundamental changes in how governments and corporations operate. The world continues changing fast with increasing wave of previously withheld, and surprising information further waking us up to how dysfunction and malfeasance in world leadership (Pluto in Capricorn) have created the seriousness of our times. This lunar cycle could bring dramatic news and events to further accelerate the beginning of necessary corrections to dilapidated systems and spur revolutionary movements. There can be individual insights into what our future can be, many are making major life decisions, whether it's about career, relationships, moving, etc. Now is the time for changes more in line with a rising consciousness (Uranus in Aries). The dark forces are apparently obsessed with expanding war everywhere, we may see well another false flag event, with unexpected results that help emerging peace movements take hold.
Mars went into Scorpio on Jan.4th and won't leave the sign of transformation until Aug 2nd, with about half the time in Sagittarius due to the Mars' retrograde phase. In Scorpio, the overall feelings are deep and desire expression. We are driven and focused to improve ourselves and overcome self-destructive patterns, habits and desires we've had trouble coming to grips with in the past. This is a good influence for all kinds of healing via past life regression, psychotherapy and physical rehabilitation. Also excellent for zeroing in on projects, doing the necessary research, or creating a beautiful work of art. Mars goes into Sagittarius on March 5th, turns retrograde April 17th, backs into Scorpio on May 27th and direct again June 29th. Mars in the sign of the archer is great for travel, being out in nature, philosophical/spiritual exploration, studying new subjects, and possibly enjoying a little more wine than usual. A cheerful interlude between Scorpio's unrelenting force for getting to the bottom of things.
Full Moon in Virgo- Here we are seriously scrutinizing efforts at self improvement and either making the necessary adjustments, or move onto where more healing needs to take place. We're willing to work hard and cover all the bases to assure our success. It's time to get to work (Virgo) on solutions and reforms to basic foundations in life. Jupiter in Virgo trines Pluto, Venus and Mercury - here we get a boost in coming up with solutions and implementing them.
Since last fall, the Cadent Surge has slowly built up to a T-square this cycle involving Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Chiron, Life is very fluid now, things are adjusting, churning, disintegrating, and integrating into a new future, The recent market slumps and other economic woes (Saturn), massive migration, pollution (Neptune) and the scale of human and planetary suffering (Chiron) have all created a wave of interest in getting serious about untenable.situations. Globally, the BRICS nations have methodically and successfully developed a parallel world economy backed by precious metals. We may all be trading in Yuans soon as most countries have figured out their Petrodollars are becoming useless. Will the world be thrown into a full-blown depression, or will the newly created financial system fend off the collapse?
The Eclipse season goes into effect in late February as we move toward the powerful harmonizing Solar Eclipse at 18 Pisces on March 8th . We'll be feeling the increasing energies of unconditional love and compassion for all sentient beings as shown by a pile-up (stellium) of celestial objects in Pisces about two weeks in advance. This particular eclipse is part of Saros Series 18 South, a family of eclipses representing separations and endings combined with meeting new people and finding oneself in good circumstances; a quick rebound. More about this eclipse next month, but the nutshell is a desire for cooperation and peace as the warlike Piscean Age's influence continues to wane.
"Peace, in the sense of the absence of war, is of little value to someone who is dying of hunger or cold. It will not remove the pain of torture inflicted on a prisoner of conscience. It does not comfort those who have lost their loved ones in floods caused by senseless deforestation in a neighboring country. Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free."
— The XIVth Dalai Lama