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In the Dark and Astrology Forecast April 12-18

Posted in astrology forecast, Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 11, 2020 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This is Easter holiday weekend for most Christians around the world and Passover for the Jewish people in the world. And now with Covid as the major focus for most people all over the world, Easter and Passover promise to be different than usual.

Mainly that is true because families may not be able to be together, as is usual for Easter, as stay at home “orders” will be respected by many if not most people in the world..

Hypothetically, if the “powers that be” in our world wanted to have a vulnerable frightened world citizenship to dominate and control,  circumstances now would be quite favorable for them.

For the most part, people are “sitting ducks” now.  But of course believing that would be paranoid, wouldn’t it?

On the other hand, this virus is providing many gifts to our human family here on Earth.

We are being “forced” to stay home and not be so driven to accomplishing and getting things done as usual.  This time at home is helping some to develop new habits of meditating and exercising, etc.

And if you live with someone who also needs to stay home, you have a much better opportunity now for closer intimacy.

And of course being at home so often can give a person time to gain greater perspective and deeper insight into one’s life.

A good portion of Americans, I believe, have been programmed by culture and family to have love conditional on meeting certain standards.  Getting things done, making big money, accomplishments, etc are criteria for receiving love.

Just Being your self, with no accomplishments or successes, is not conducive to being loved for so many people.

Just Being your self and receiving Love is only meant for infants and very young children it seems.

Look at Trump and all his bragging and strutting and lying .  He does all that because he feels he needs to be the best, really special in order to be loved and respected.  Probably a Father wound is the culprit.

That is how narcissists are created.  Underneath all the bravado is a little boy who suspects he is a loser in his Father’s eyes. And early on he develops drastic compensation behaviors in order to get that love he desperately wanted and did not get.

Even becoming the leader of the most powerful country in the world cannot fill the hole of being unloved that sits inside him.

Having compassion for him is good.  But this does not mean one should feel sorry for him.   Every “villain” is the world, Hitler or Manson, etc. has a sad story from childhood.

Every man who beats a woman has had a childhood that can explain how he became such a monster.

But so many people have had the same kind of experiences or worse, and yet they become kind people, and often the best healers in our community of humans.

I am not comparing Trump to those “villains” in the human historical script, but nevertheless the path to being a certain kind of person has similarities.

Understanding someone helps us to not demonize, helps us to finding solutions to some of humanity’s old toxic dysfunctional patterns of behavior, But it does not condone or take away a person’s responsibility to being held accountable.

Christ’s lessons for having compassion for those who are the least lovable should not be lost on us.

By taking “Demon” off another’s face, we are transforming out of the “black or white” consciousness that gives only two options: hating the horrible person or feeling sorry for the victimized person.

Transformation in this case brings us deeper insight and greater understanding. That will assist us in using clear sight, mind and heart in order to transform our consciousness aligned with a new world and Age.

This week, which is after last week’s Full Moon in Libra, brings us through a darkening lunar phase.

In fact, the 4th quarter of the Moon’s cycle begins on Tuesday the 14th, with the Moon in Capricorn square the Sun in Aries.

Aries wants to push forward fast, while Capricorn is more cautious. A current dilemma needing to be solved now fits that lunar message.

The decision to be made soon- is to either go beyond the stay at home rules in order to open up the economy; or on the contrary to wait longer in order to avoid potentially even worse conditions for the virus.

That decision is so important now.

There will be much powerful energy attached to that 4th quarter Moon, as the Sun will make exact square to the recent Jupiter conjunct Pluto aspect from last week. That happens on April 14/15. Both Jupiter and Pluto will be triggered by that Sun in Aries.

Jupiter takes the high road of positive expectations, while Pluto takes the low road of being in touch with the pain and suffering that can result from the lack of caution.

Trump calls it the most important decision of his life and I can see why, on so many levels.

This week, we will be staying in the downward trek of the 4th quarter Moon awaiting the new beginnings of a new moon.

That new moon is next week on April 22, the New Moon in Taurus.

Remember that Aries gets the ball rolling, starts the process, just as the Aries beginning of Spring shows us buds coming through to begin forming growth of leaves on the branches.

Then in May Taurus Time,  Spring time truly manifests as full blooming.

Moving forward with new ideas happens in Aries. Then the “fixed earth” Taurus makes manifest, and then stubbornly will not budge from what has been made manifest.

In your life, what is ready to be made manifest? What needs your commitment for it to be made successful?

Be ready for a powerful shift this week.   Something big seems to be waiting to happen soon.

Till next week

Leo

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Mercury Back Direct and Astrology Forecast March 24-30

Posted in astrology forecast, Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2019 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

Shifting tides now, which means we are shifting our consciousness, our minds, and perhaps our inner beliefs as well.

Mercury is finally going back Direct this week, and as it goes back Direct we have the promise of receiving more clarity and direction soon.

Mercury goes back Direct on Thursday March 28 at 9:59 AM EDT.

Now that does not mean all of a sudden everything is crystal clear, or that signs pointing us in the right direction will be abundant and billboard certain.

Nevertheless, we should feel the gear shift in our minds changing from reverse to neutral,  then to Drive.

The neutral gear is on right before, right on , and right after the time Mercury goes direct.

That time period can actually be the most distorted, most foggy, or most confusing time in the Mercury cycle.

Mercury “rules” thinking, sharing information, and communication.  So during a few days surrounding that shift out of reverse, we may feel like everything is getting better for finding clarity and direction.  But usually it takes an additional week or 10 days before a more complete and clear picture appears.

As we have been writing, April 5 at the Aries New Moon is a good marking point for moving forward with clear direction and intention.

But even then, both Saturn and Pluto will be square the New Moon, which could bring some obstacles experienced on our path forward.

But for this week,  let in the notion that clarity is wanting to form now.  But the slow process of Mercury getting back to its usual Direct speed,  deems it is still important to hold back and wait for the clouds to fully part before jumping to conclusions or leaping before you look.

With Mercury slowing down to shift from Reverse to Direct, the Mueller report comes out, though in some kind of secrecy.

How much of it will be made public?  Why are there no new indictments?  Will other branches of government or other legal avenues still be investigating.  And what is in this report?

Not being made totally public seems to me to be an obvious affront to our democracy, which is “of the people by the people, and for the people”. Is it not?

But Mercury Retrograde is still in force till Thursday the 28th; then immediately afterward will still be rather murky in its lenses for 10 days or so afterward.

So clarity will be slow to form around this Mueller report.  And Trump’s fate will not be sealed yet either.

But as we have been expressing, Trump is not the most important issue. He is merely an actor in this drama of a changing of ages and paradigms.

The transformation of our consciousness and heart is of utmost importance now.  And we each need to become what we believe in.

We each also need to know and own and be true to our role or function or purpose in this changing world now.

The Military Industrial Complex is coming down, out of the form it is currently occupying.

So the economy and military world condition of the USA is only in the beginning stages of transformation.  This transformation will happen no matter who the elected officials are.

Pluto (in its 1st ever natal USA Return), Saturn and Jupiter will be making triple conjunction with the USA natal Pluto. This happens 2019-2024. 

In its natal chart, the USA has Pluto in Capricorn in its 2nd house.  That placement is symbolic of the Military Industrial Complex.

The transformation will be immense and will affect the whole world.  The need to reform  and transform this world and each of our consciousness’ into the better angels of the Age of Aquarius is so important now, as that endeavor will help provide the foundation for this New World.

It is important to elect people who are most attuned to the principles, values and ideals of a new age and paradigm.

So 2020 becomes so important in that regard, especially so because right after the November 2020 Election Day, in December 2020: Jupiter conjuncts Saturn at 0+ degrees of Aquarius, giving us a sign that a portal into the Age of Aquarius will be opening then.

This Week:

In addition to the shift of Mercury from Retrograde to Direct this week, we also have Venus going into Pisces on Tuesday the 26th; the 4th and last quarter Moon in Capricorn on the 28th; and Mars entering Gemini on the 30th.

Venus going into Pisces on the 26th is a wake up call for rebooting our heart energy to include more empathy and compassion now.

Quan Yin is an apt archetype for Venus in Pisces.   Venus in Pisces, with its compassion, does need, however, to have the kind of boundaries that stop them from being used or from sacrificing themselves into a selfless position.

Venus will stay in Pisces until April 20, so you have some time to do some healing and give more care to your relationships.

In doing counseling of couples for many years, I have noticed the most improvements in relationships when each partner can truly put themselves in the shoes of the other.

Empathy is a solid bridge between people’s hearts. This does not mean forgetting about your own needs. But it does mean putting their needs as important as your own.

The 4th quarter Moon in Capricorn is on the same day as Mercury going back Direct.

So it is good to be aware that the Moon is darkening every day until the New Moon in Aries on February 5.

So the Yin-ward journey of this darkening 4th quarter Moon in Capricorn,  is needing to be made real and needs to hold strong boundaries.

There is no room now for pity parties; there is plenty of room for making plans that will produce action later.

Mars goes into Gemini on the 31st at 2:12 AM EDT.   It stays there until May 15, when it goes into Cancer. On its way through Gemini in early May, it makes conjunction with the USA natal Mars in Gemini.

And it also will oppose transiting Jupiter in Sagittarius, which will be opposing the USA natal Mars in Gemini.

And Trump’s natal Sun and Moon in Gemini and Sagittarius, respectively, will be also aspected as they make close natal contact with the USA militant and Military Mars.

This shows that the USA police and/or military will be in the spotlight this Spring 2019.

For all of us Mars in Gemini signifies a time when we are more curious, more filled with questions and desires to question authority or accepted ways of being.

Mars in Gemini motivates us to learn or teach;  to get more objective facts; to communicate, write, or talk more; to open our minds to new ways of thinking.

Next week we experience the force of a New Moon in Aries on April 5. I will have a new video out before then.

Till next week,

Leo

Check out this beginning of new radio show/ podcast: http://perspectives-from-sky.libsyn.com/.

Another podcast coming before April 5.

Check out the introduction to my new podcast/radio show:  http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/3/9/9/3991ca97a87c1d4e/Perspectives_-_Introduction.mp3?c_id=31984976&cs_id=31984976&expiration=1547943575&hwt=e0dac70b2e68eea4d3d781e0f3cd659b

Here is  video from before Eclipse Season:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mod-plRHdVk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2ZOOyuRdvCzvjM_Y3GKbIGteOz1YdPDxTWVYKJS9iQSQiNhtDwxcoSus8

If you have not had a recent deep and psychologically based Astrology  reading contact me at soulus@aol.com.

If you want a transit  reading, which tells you what changes are blowing into your life and how long it lasts, contact me at soulus@aol.com.

If you want guidance on choosing good dates for weddings and other important events in your life contact me at soulus@aol.com

If you want transformational guidance with astrology readings and counseling, contact me at soulus@aol.com.

If you want astrological perspective and/or counseling for your relationship, please write to me at soulus@aol.com.