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The Brief Pause and Astrology Forecast October 1-7

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 30, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

Now that Eclipse Season is over, there is a quite noticeable decrease in intensity, both in personal lives and in world affairs.  The storm has passed. 

And quite a storm it was, literally and figuratively.  There were some actual powerful hurricanes and earthquakes; war drums beating loudly in Korea; and culture wars getting stronger as can be seen in Charlottesville and surrounding the Kapernick protests.

These issues have not gone away, but are resting relatively peacefully as we go through civilized and relational Sun in Libra time of year

We are gathering ourselves, picking up the pieces, figuring out where we are at in our lives and consciousness,  and looking for clarity and direction.

Clarity and direction are still allusive for many, even after the Eclipse Season and Mercury going back Direct again.

For example- in the greater world,  even though the North Korea issue has lost some of the steam of  potential war; it is not clear what will happen next.

Before long there will be changing tides into more intensity, beginning on October 10 when Jupiter leaves balanced and peaceful Libra and enters passionate and intense Scorpio. Jupiter will stay in Scorpio for about a year.

When the Sun also goes into Scorpio on October 22/23, intensity will grow even more.

Libra is relational and always intends to listen to others, abide by civilized societal rules, and find balance between differing opinions and needs.

It is relational on a mostly mental or heart level, and seeks the pleasant and the “good”.

Scorpio seeks emotional connection in a passionate way, not caring much for how issues are nicely decorated. It wants to get to the core of those issues. And it wants to know someone fully, the good, the bad, and the ugly. It wants what is “real”.

So as we move from Libra energies to Scorpio ones, that which has been buried for the sake of peace, will tend to rear its ugly head again.

Anything that  has not been fully resolved or even fully expressed yet, will tend to erupt again.

But for now we can lean peacefully into the Libra pleasant zone, and find some sanity and balance.  Two planets still in Virgo,  Venus and Mars, seek order and analytical logic. And great intensity is anathema to them, as it is to Libra

There is not much in the chaotic zones this week, so enjoy the tempering of the energies and use them to realign yourself now.

The transformational energies were enormous in August and September, especially surrounding the Total Solar Eclipse in Leo toward the end of August.

You have likely released much of what was ready to be let go, and let in the light of new energies that are more resonant with your own new paradigm and new chapter for your life.

Have you taken the leap forward like the Fool card in Tarot? Do you trust being in the new zone that has been opening up for you?

Likely there is more to come, and the transformational process has more room to grow.

In the greater world,  the changes have been swirling through us in an accelerated manner.

Trump’s presidential world is foreign to most of us, as no previous president has been so non presidential, nor so narcissistic or so vengeful around often petty concerns.

Look at this world. How can transformation be mostly over? It is not.  There is so much that needs to be broken down and released.  Our collective world has such crazy priorities, such often hypocritical ways; and such abusive treatment of those judged to be different, those who are considered “less than”, and those who have been designated enemies.

Many of our institutions reflect those diseased ways of being.  We will never be more ready for great transformation of our world.

And since so much of our world is dominated by the Military/Industrial Complex that President Eisenhower warned us about, the institutions that keep that dominance must be vastly transformed or ended.

The North Korea issue will not go away. Syria and the Middle East are on only a brief break. And our world economy and health system are needing to dramatically transform into ones that are more fair for all of the humans on this Earth.

And the breakdowns of the old order and paradigm are a large part of the process to get to that new age.

And with Donald Trump as president, it is assured that the road to that new age will be quite rocky and difficult.

Yet in our personal lives we can more gracefully transform our consciousness and life if we are awake to the process and what needs to change.

Putting our head in the sand will make the process more stormy, and holding on for dear life to what needs to be let go will bring us more pain.

Change can be stressful and not very comfortable,  but you must admit that a flat line existence is boring and tends to kill our soul, spirit, and heart.

This week will be relatively tame, except around the Aries Full Moon on Thursday October 5.  The few days surrounding that lunation should be more intensified, especially concerning relationships.

With the Full Moon giving us Sun in Libra and Moon in Aries, we will be balancing our needs with needs of others, and balancing being civilized and peaceful versus being more straightforward, direct and even combative.

In the greater world,  determining war (Aries) or peace (Libra) could be in discussions.

And Pluto is square to that Full Moon alignment, adding much more intensity and passion to our relationship issues.  And Pluto is the wild card this week that could bring us back to some storminess and out of the peacefulness this week.  It also potentially adds more energies for deep transformation, often as a breakthrough during difficult interactions with others.

This Aries Full Moon will be at 2:40 PM EDT. 

Mars conjunct Venus in Virgo will happen that same day, adding a need to fix things and people, and possibly being obsessive in seeking exact order or perfection to things.

Do your best to stay out of ugly power struggles around this Full Moon, and instead search for win/win resolutions with others.

Till next week,

Leo

I will do a video early October on the state of our world and personal lives since the Total Solar Eclipse in Leo of August 21.

This Autumn I will present a class as a webinar for people most anywhere on the Earth.  It will be on transformation of consciousness and lives for an Age of Aquarius.  The focus will be on individual transformation using transformational planets  of astrology.  Astrology of your own chart will be a big part of the process.Contact me at soulus@aol.com for more info and to sign up. . It will be in late October or early November. I will need your birth date, birth time, and birth place for registration.

I have a new website: http://www.leoknightontallarico.com.  I also still have the website with my life partner Deborah at http://www.spiritualrenaissance.com.

I do deep transformational counseling and spiritual guidance to assist people to break out of old consciousness and ways, and stay on their higher path during these challenging times. Of course I use astrology as my lense for insight and perspective, for understanding your true soul identity and its journey this lifetime. You can contact me at soulus@aol.com or phone me at 207-653-7717 for more info or to set up a session.

Please take a look at the new video I made about Eclipse Season. There will be a follow up video soon.

Please take a look at the video David Lonebear Sanipass and I created a few months ago- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W2WIRHQ5IQ

If you need any help with your relationship now, I do couple’s counseling. Do you need to identify and work out old patterns? Do you need to decide whether to stay or go?  I use the astrological model to compare charts to help in the counseling process. We can use Skype if outside New England. Write me at soulus@aol.com if interested.

And if you would like a personal reading/consultation, please contact me at soulus@aol.com.

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Raising Consciousness and Astrology Forecast October 16-22

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 15, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

As we move closer to Scorpio time of year, intensity and primal passion are building inside our collective human souls.

The presidential election in the USA is already intense yet will get much more so.

Can you believe how low in consciousness Americans are going during this Election Season?

With so many important issues to discuss, the media and candidates are totally obsessed with sexual issues concerning Donald Trump and Bill Clinton.

Though to some extent it is good to address the women’s issues that have come out, and that are important for us as a human family;  this is more about character assassination and mean spirited attacks on one another.

It is no mere coincidence that Wikileaks is now increasing the email dirt against Clinton, while women have now decided a month before election to suddenly come out against Trump.

This is war- not an attempt to look at serious world and American issues.

As we get closer to the Sun moving into Scorpio on October 22 and a Scorpio New Moon on October 30, there are war drums beating that could potentially turn into World War III.

Russia and the USA are seriously challenging one another over Syria; while North Korea keeps testing more nuclear bombs; and forces gather to try to defeat the Islamic State in important Mosul Iraq.

If one tunes into all that or just feels deep inside the collective human unconscious, it is getting more and more apparent that something very big is about to explode in the world.

The only question in my mind is whether this will happen prior to the Election or after it.

Before the Election we have a Full Moon in forceful Aries conjuct Uranus on October 16;   aggressive Mars conjunct guardian of the underworld Pluto on October 19; Mars square Uranus on October 29; and a New Moon in Scorpio on October 30.

Any of these could be a trigger for an important world event, and at the least they suggest darker secrets to be exposed.

The Full Moon has the Sun in Libra opposing Moon conjunct Uranus in Aries at 12:23 AM October 16.

This annual Full Moon usually brings a conflict between desires to make relationship and make peace (Libra) versus a desire to be frank and assertive and thus potentially bring conflict (Aries).  Uranus conjunct the Moon in Aries suggests more weight toward impulsive forceful assertions.

In world events this brings the potential for serious conflict in the world over the next couple of weeks.

In personal lives this could be a wake-up call (Uranus) to transform old relationship patterns and to balance self empowerment (Aries) with a real listening in relationship (Libra).

Some people are very empowered already and need to be more sensitive to others.

Others are usually very accommodating of their mates or friends but tend to be rather small in asserting their own needs.

This Full Moon gives a real opportunity to strike a better balance and to change old relationship patterns that have proven not to work well.

Uranus gives the possibility to wake up outside the usual boxes of thought and to make the changes.

On Ocober 19 Mars conjuncts Pluto.  Conjunct means they share the same space in a 360 degree circle- in this case both at around 15 degrees of Capricorn.

Conjunct means they seek to bring their energies together and in this case in Capricorn. Capricorn wants to build or maintain solid structures or systems. Mars and Pluto together tend to create much potentially explosive power together. They can be ruthless when together.

This can create world conflicts through the ruthless power of the system, the state. or corporate or militay institutions.

In personal lives this can mean a powerful attempt to maintain or create controls.  Be careful this week not to get into power and control battles with others, as they could get nasty.

Instead use this Mars/Pluto aspect to make your self aware of authority or to assert your own authority.

On Saturday October 22 there is a 4th quarter Moon in Cancer as the Sun makes its annual move into Scorpio.

This may bring a feeling of being “brought down”.   Resist the temptation to get depressed, and instead use it to go deeper inside to see what is real and true for you.

Scorpio helps us to get in touch with deeper soul issues, to see inside the veils of secrecy.  It also helps us to find our passion and to honor our more primal instincts.

4th quarter Moons alert us to “wrap things up” and to prepare for the next new moon- this one to be in Scorpio on October 30.

We are in a collective transition into a whole new chapter of our lives.  The Election here in the USA is an obvious symbol that things are changing.

An important way to change is in consciousness.   If we keep trying to create enemies and keep trying to demonize others we stay locked in old consciousness.

Yes we need to create boundaries betwen what we believe and stand for, and what others believe and stand for.  But we do not need to make us the good guys, and them the bad guys.

It is a difference of opinion and lifestyle, not a reason to hate or destroy.

Till next week,

Leo

If you are interested in a reading/consultation please contact me at soulus@aol.com.

You can gain more info on types of readings at http://www.spiritualrenaissance.com.

 

 

Election Madness and Astrology Forecast October 9-15.

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

The power of transformation grows stronger as we get closer the USA Presidential Election

As of today as I write this forecast on October 8, the outward signs all point to a Clinton victory on November 9.  Donald Trump got caught several years ago by a hot mic that recorded him making very disrespectful remarks about women.

Though he has suffered many such turning points in this election process, this one seems to be even worse, especially coming at this time so close to Election Day.

But there is still a full month and 2 debates to go before the Election.

As we wrote back about a year ago, Trump will win if there is some event just prior to the Election that threatens USA security- like a terrorist attack or market crash.

Additionally some huge negative revelation about Hilary Clinton by Wikileaks could have the same effect.

I truly believe there will be more twists and turns prior to Election Day, so no “counting chickens before they are hatched”.

This Election is a huge turning point for America and all the world.  President Obama will be seen as having had a big effect on our country and world, especially so in having the USA be a more equal member of the global community.

But transformation can be a journey of to and fro, in that sometimes there is a powerful feeling of new birth followed by a backtrack to old ways that cannot fully die before being starkly experienced again.

Will we go back toward more dysfunctional and toxic energies before we can embrace the new ways and new consciousness of the Age of Aquarius?

Sometimes a President leads us into a chapter of our lives that takes us backwards and forwards in transformation at the same time.

Nixon represented an America stuck in the past with corruption, bigotry, power abuse, and a desire to keep privilege in the same hands as before.

But that chapter of life that he represented also brought with it great transformational leaps forward as revolutionary energies brought a new world of greater equality for women, blacks, and others.

Nixon resigned from office and the war in Viet Nam ended.

So no matter who wins the Presidential Election this November, the powerful waves of Transformation will bring a tsunami of change.

No one person nor what they represent is bigger than the cycles of the Universe and Nature.

This does not mean it makes no difference who wins or that your vote does not count.

Who becomes president will affect the tone and quality of our human experience

Will transformation happen more gracefully or will it bring us more conflict and difficulty?

Right now we are entering the second quarter Moon of the lunar cycle that began at the Libra New Moon on September 30.

The next New Moon will be on October 30 in Scorpio.  That New Moon will begin the lunar cycle that will carry us through the Election.

On Election Day November 8 we will have just entered the second quarter Moon just as we are doing now.  The second quarter Moon now is in Capricorn and on November 7 it will be in Aquarius.

Second quarter moons challenge the theme created at the new moon, yet they also rev up our life engines another notch- waxing more on the way to the Full Moon- the climax and major turning point of the lunar cycle.

This month’s 2nd quarter Moon in Capricorn on Sunday October 9 challenges the balance and charm of Libra with energies of grounding gravity and seriousness.

On November 7, a day before the Election, the passionate instincts of Scorpio will be challenged by the more dispassionate detached intellect of Aquarius:   Passion or social consciousness?

This week, after the second quarter Moon in Capricorn, we move toward the Full Moon in Aries on October 16.

So this week you can move more forward with the waxing lunar energies. You will have more energy to get things done and be more active.

But where are you in your soul’s transformational journey, as the greater world is going through such major change?

Transformation seeks to bring us to greater authenticity and being true to our soul’s wishes.

But each of us has been conditioned and programmed to be a certain way and to live “normal” lives as society sees it.

But when we wake up with spiritual emergence, we learn we are unfulfilled by what we are doing and what we have chosen.

This can be a most liberating and at the same time most painful turning point in our lives.

We begin to see a new life more aligned with our true self and deeper needs, but we can also see that the process of transformation will require us to let go of security systems we have been accustomed to.

Our changing beliefs and transforming energy fields may then give us the feeling we are not as connected to people we love, or jobs that have given us security, or homes that have given us comfort.

A part of us may want to run away and start anew, while another part of us may want to cling even tighter to what we have known.

Always remember that a greater force is guiding the way and ultimately brings your soul’s true needs to your life.

It may not feel that way at first, as our ego is stubborn about what it wants for us.    But our deeper soul and the soul of the Universe knows what we need to move through karma, or to evolve, or to satisfy our purposes for our lifetime.

Society tells us to get a good paying job, to raise a family, to prepare for retirement, and to wait until you die.  Add some parties, some TV, and some vacations and what else is there?

But our deeper souls want love and truth, a life that is meaningful, self actualization, a sense of purpose, contribution, and connection; and a sense we are continually growing and evolving.

Our life is a sacred soul journey, not a random happening with no real meaning.

Know that this next month on the way to an election, with the major events we are likely to experience between now and then, is leading us through to the next chapter of life in America and on Earth.

And it is leading us ever closer to the Age of Aquarius.

Til next week,

Leo

If you are interested in a reading/consultation please contact me at soulus@aol.com.

You can gain more info on types of readings at http://www.spiritualrenaissance.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occupy Wall Street, Hope in America; and Astrology Forecast for October 2-15

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on October 1, 2011 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

While on the one hand we have experienced this year the beginnings of revolution for democracy in countries that have been run by tyrants and dictators and oppressive governments; there is sumultaneously a movement within so-called democracies to transform their systems.  Some are preaching to not vote anymore.

The Arab Spring has shown us revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen, Syria, and other Arab countries to throw off the yoke of control over the people by dictators like Egyptian president Mubarak.   Many of the revolutionaries are also tired of their countries being controlled by western powers, especially the USA. They want true democracy, where the people decide what their government and lives will be like.

But in Europe and the USA there is another movement happening, a revolution by mostly young people who have become disillusioned by the current state of their democracies. In the USA, this is exemplified by the Occupy Wall Street protests going on in New York.  These people and others in the western world are sick and tired of their individual voice in their world having been taken over by big corporate and other special interests.  They know their government leaders are mainly pawns to the power of the Military/Economic Empire.  They believe therefore that their vote is meaningless.

These people are contemplating not voting anymore.  The envision a world similar to the internet’s world wide web.     That New World would be decentralized, non hierarchal, where people would be truly liberated, but also responsible for themselves and the world they live in.

Wha they are envisioning is truly an Aquarian world.      Aquarius is about decentralization, no central control and no ladder of a power structure.  There is equality and equal value of all individuals and peoples.  There is no privilege and no more values of intrinsic superiority and inferiority.  “All Men (people) are created Equal” is an Aquarian value and the USA has its natal Moon in Aquarius.    This right to equality is part of our national conscience.    One country or religion is not superior to another.  That superior/inferior value is part of the old paradigm.

So you can see how the revolutionary movements, both the Arab Spring, and the beginning shoots of western world revolution, are bringing us to an Aquarian Age.  These new growths, connected to the Aquarian Age, are appearing in the cracks of the structure of our Old World as it begins to crumble.

So as you watch the often depressing disillusions of the values of our old world, which is now filled by corruption, dysfunction, incompetency, lies, pretenses, and lack of love and compassion, do not despair.   It is true that the cracks in the Old World structure will get bigger and bigger as catastrophic events explode into our world. Institutions we have relied on will crumble to the ground.

But these new green and fresh growths of new ideas and energies will soon flood through the openings in the fallen old structure, to provide us with the hope for our future here on Earth.

I am sure you have noticed that most of the revolutionary movement has been peaceful.  Hopefully the protesters and revolutionaries will stay peaceful, as Ghandi and Martin Luther King Junior taught us through their civil disobedience movements that progress can be made that way.

But it is quite possible, even likely, that the Powers That Were will panic and use excessive violence to keep their old world’s domination.

Expect the nature of the Universe, and its “desire” to bring in new energies and ideas and a new Age, to break down the Old World and its paradigm and power.   The economy, which provides privilege to some, cannot stay like it has in our past, because it is not conducive to the principle that all are created equal.

And superpower nations who dominate as a military bully will not stand in the Aquarian Age.  We must all, as American citizens, contribute to the transformation of our American family into one that takes care of all its members, returns to its awesome values from its beginnings, and connects as an equal member with all peoples around the world to create, in alignment with Aquarian Age values, a healthy human community and Earth.

The changes coming will be increasingly intense, from now until 2020 at least.   The Mayan Calendar, according to Johan Calleman is ending after some 16 billion years.  He expects earth shaking events to happen between now and October 28 2011, when he says the calendar is ending and a new unity consciousness is born.  Comet Elenin’s closest approach to Earth is in mid October and so coincides with this calendar ending.   Comet Elenin has been disintegrating, however, and its meaning therefore is more nebulous.

Regardless of what happens between now and then, the planets keep moving after that, and inform us of the changes coming to our world and human family.  The Aquarian Age is not fully formed yet by any imagination, and I personally believe we will not pass through that portal until after December 2020, when Jupiter conjucts Saturn in Aquarius at 0+ degrees.

Remember, however, that more important than finding a date when the New World begins, is each of us finding inside our self the consciousness that aligns us with that Aquarian Age.  That consciousness will bring you more fully to your authentic Self, one not so tainted by the programming of the old culture.  That consciousness will also motivate you to find your function and purpose within our greater human community.  You will combine your individuality into the unity of our new Earth community.  Your new consciousness will be connected spiritually to the Oneness of the Universe, so you will be better able to receive its meaningful messages and co-create within its wholeness.

You will respect the individuality of others, regardless of their orientations, as you realize more and more that we each are a part of the balance of the Universe, like the balance of nature.  Each individual creation is a cell in the greater body of the human family, and is integral, once it functions according to its authenticity, in the “ecosystem” of the Universe.

You will know that all the dots of the Universe are connected meaningfully, and all happens as part of the cycles and seasons of the spheres of that Universe.

I will not be writing this blog next week, as I am on vacation, but will return on Saturday October 15 for a new written Perspectives from the Sky, as well as as radio presentation as well (see below).

Keep in mind  till then that we are now in the first half of the Libra lunar cycle, which began this past Tuesday September 27 at the Libra New Moon.  That began a monthly journey into concentration on relationship, fairness, and balance. This does not mean only romantic relationships, but all relationships and social skills and endeavors. It also means making relationship, as in bringing things together, like an artist or decorator does. It is looking for balance or fairness, like in the scales of justice.  It is making the connections between ideas and thoughts also, realizing how one thing makes relationship with another.

The next Full Moon, will be in Aries on Tuesday October 11 at 10:06 PM EDT.  The strength of self and being true to self and one’s independence will want to be combined with relationship. It is important to assert your needs as an individual, and not be a doormat in your relationships.

See you in two weeks,

Leo

I broadcast a new radio show on Saturday July 16 at 1 PM EDT which you can still hear. Another new one is scheduled for October 15 at 1 PM.

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.You can get an astrological session with me during these changing times to help you on your path and with your life. Please write soulus@aol.com for more info.

Leo Knighton Tallarico is a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for over 25 years.

He predicted the Iraq War of 2003- in early 2001 when Bush first took office; predicted the 9-11 attacks with an article “The Tower”, written in June 2001. He predicted Obama and McCain would get the presidential nominations in november 2007, when both were low in the polls; and correctly predicted the current economic downturn before it occurred

Pluto Rules- and Astrology Forecast for October 17-23

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 16, 2010 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

It has been unusually difficult lately making any decisions.  Not completely sure why.  Perhaps it is because of the sense of big changes coming  our way.   We know that the way our lives look now, before the shifting tides, is much different than how they will soon look.   So how can we know what to do, especially as we do not know exactly what is going to happen.

The 33 miners in Chile were rescued from deep within a mine this past week.  That was such a wonderful thing to hear about.    Their ability to survive the ordeal,  the rescue by their community, the well wishes from people all over the world, was great to see.  

I noticed in the news today, only a few days after the rescue, that 4 miners are trapped in Equador, and that an explosion in a Chinese Coal mine just killed 21 miners, while 16 more are trapped there.     What is the message?   What are the signs telling us?

Deep withing the bowels of the Earth, in the Plutonian underground of Dante’s Inferno, there are transformational energies brewing.  Pluto’s kind of transformation is like the journey of the bird phoenix.   It rises from the ashes of despair into powerful and inspirational rebirth.    We are approaching Pluto’s favorite time of year, when the Sun moves into Scorpio, this year on Saturday October 23- next Saturday.   

Here in the Northern Hemisphere Scorpio time of year shows us trees going bare, colder and darker days, and Samhain/Halloween, when the veils between the worlds is thinnest.    With such dramatic underground activity this year, with only Mars and retrograde Venus now being in Scorpio, we can likely expect some powerful stirrings to occur this late October through November.

Of course the elections will be on November 2, in early Sun in Scorpio time, just after Samhain.  Mars will still be in Scorpio and Venus still in retrograde in Scorpio.    Will Tea Party candidates erupt more forcefully, through victory, into our political landscape?  What kind of culture shock will this bring to our American lives and the world?

Even if they win big, the Tea Party is only a blip on the screen of history. It is fossils of old times trying to resurrect the past. It will not last long as an Aquarian Age is inexorably moving into our human consciousness and world. The Tea Party is about people who do not want the old world to end.   Many want the Reagan years to never end, and are sincerely believing they will lose their freedom to a world of socialism. 

Last week I wrote about a big event(s) coming our way from late October to Mid November or from December 5  to January 18, 2011.

A big red flag can be seen in the Middle East now. The peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have apparently failed.   Iran and Israel are obviously building up mutual animosity toward one another, that feels like immanent war approaching.  Turkey and Lebanon are getting closer to Iran. China is getting closer to Iran.  The whole arab and Muslim nation are losing hope that Israel truly wants to end the occupation of Palestinians. Most do not believe the USA can be a fair broker of peace as it has Israel as its strong ally.    

Many in the USA, including Bill O’Reilly of Fox news, who represents many people in the USA, believe that Muslims attacked the USA and do not deserve to put up a mosque near the site of the 9-11 attacks.  They truly see Islam as their enemy, not just some radical people who were also Muslim.  Grave lack of trust is coming  from Judeo-Christian cultures against Muslim cultures- especially from Israel and America, but also many in Europe.  Lack of trust from Muslim cultures against Judeo-Christian cultures is also prevalent.  This portends major conflict for the near future, as things seem to be coming to a boiling point. 

Another interesting development is the more mainstream spotlight on UFOs.  Recently many from the USA airforce stated they saw UFOs hovering near a nuclear weapons depot and soon therafter nuclear weapons were disabled. This week in New York City hundreds of people stopped and stared at objects in the sky that have not been identified by any authorities.

Back some years ago, when I hosted a radio talk show in Santa Fe, New Mexico, I interviewed John Mack,  professor and psychiatrist at Harvard University and a Pulitzer prize writer. He had written a book, “Passport to the Cosmos”, based on his studies and interviews of people who claimed to have been abducted by aliens. 

He expected to find out that the people were mentally unbalanced, his being a psychiatrist, of course.  Instead he found the people quite credible.  And he also found that they all had some similar experiences, though from very different cultures, and had not talked to one another.  One such similarity is that they found out from their abductors that they believed we humans were destroying ourselves and the Earth, and they wanted to help.

Were the UFOs encountered by the USA airforce wanting to dismantle our nuclear weapons because they know where we are headed with them?    Are we on the verge of some dangerous conflicts that need intervention from more evolved beings? Is this possible?

Well perhaps this is all rather dramatic of me.  Perhaps the big events coming our way soon will be something with the economy or something else we cannot envision yet.

Yet the astrologcal aspects from this summer were quite rare and promise new seasons of our human lives here on Earth.   And soon there will be a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon on the winter solstice, touching off and triggering many of the aspects of the Summer of 2010.   

And right after that, there will be a Solar Eclipse New Moon at 13+ degrees of Capricorn, directly and closely opposite the USA natal Sun at 13+ degrees of Cancer.

Timing of events is always challenging, and perhaps the big events will happen later in the year of 2011 than I have predicted, but they are coming soon.

And all of you who have been working on your selves, transforming your consciousness and lives in anticipation of a New World being born, will be brought forward into greater transformation and healing, into more healthy and connected lives, more community, a greater sense of purpose, more soul and spirit in your life, more magic and synchronicity, deeper connection to your authentic self, the Universe and each other.

October 17-23

Of course Venus is still retrograde in Scorpio, and relationships and heart issues are in the spotlight.  This is not only romantic relationships, but also friendships and family bonds and work relationships.   Let the past in- through people showing up in your life in person, or through dreams and memories. Retrograde periods often take us back, so we can better understand and give perspective to our current lives and relationships.   You have a good opportunity, during Venus Retrograde, to transform and improve your current relationships, to end bad ones, to meet new people who will assist your journey.

This week leads up to our second Aries Full Moon in a row, this one on Friday October 22 at 9:37 PM EDT.    Relationship issues are again emphasized, but your need to assert your self or your independence can be a big part of the dialogue now.

The Sun goes into Scorpio on Saturday October 23 at 8:35 AM EDT.  It is time to go deeper into your mind and emotions, to see the core of truth, not to live in dream world about reality.   As emotions get stronger it is important to not keep them locked up inside, but instead to express them. Just remember that if you have been holding back these feelings for a long time, they could come on explosively, so be careful.

Talk to you next week. I have put off the next radio show but will let you know a week before it broadcasts.

Leo Knighton Tallarico

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.  You can get an astrological session with me during these changing times to help you on your path and with your life.  Please write soulus@aol.com for more info. Leo Knighton Tallarico is a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for over 25 years.

He predicted the Iraq War of 2003- in early 2001 when Bush first took office; predicted the 9-11 attacks with an article “The Tower”, written in June 2001.  He predicted Obama and McCain would get the presidential nominations in november 2007, when both were low in the polls; and correctly predicted the current economic downturn before it occurred.

Venus Retrograde in Scorpio and Astrology Forecast for Sept. 26- October 9

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , on September 25, 2010 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

Last week’s transition from summer to autumn was more energized than most such seasonal passages, because of the presence of an Aries Full Moon.  That Full Moon was only a few hours after the autumn equinox, and shifted its usual tone of “sunset” inward feelings into more active and energized feelings.

Many felt it was a most magical period, others felt it was very difficult, some felt a combination of both.   The Full Moon triggered the cardinal t-square of planets this past summer, which added to the intensity.

 Of course “relationship” is a common theme being initiated at the autumn equinox, as the Sun then moves into Libra.

And this autumn of 2010,  the theme of relationship will be more important than usual, because soon Venus will turn retrograde in Scorpio.   On October 8, about 8 hours after the Libra New Moon Of October 7, Venus will slow down and shift from direct to retrograde. 

Venus turns retrograde approximately every 18 months.  The last time it went retrograde was in March of 2009, in Aries.  Check back to March and April 2009 to see what was going on in your relationships then.  And we are not just talking about romantic relationships during Venus retrograde periods, but relationships of all sorts: friendships, family members, work relationships, etc. 

Venus is about our heart’s desires also, and what we feel connected to in our hearts.   Art and aesthetics also fit into this category.   Venus knows how to bring things together in many ways, like colors and patterns of all sorts.

But Venus Retrograde will mainly affect the relationships of your life. Venus goes retrograde in Scorpio, but will spend a few days at the end of the retrograde period in Libra.      As Venus is mainly in Scorpio, we can expect the retrograde period to bring deep and profound insights into our relationships and relationship patterns.

There will be a tendency for our discussions and disagreements to get “down and dirty”.   Whatever has been pushed “under the carpet” of our consciousness, will be swept up into our awareness and perhaps into arguments.    The retrograde period will open up a new passage for our relationships, while at the same time it takes us back into our past.

In fact, during Venus Retrograde periods we can expect memories from the past to come back.  It is quite common during Venus Retrograde for actual people to come back into our lives, perhaps people we have not seen in a while.  For others people will come back merely through dreams or vivid memories.

We can use these “reappearances” to better understand and process the current relationships and relationship patterns in our lives.

You know how often we seem to recycle old patterns from previous relationships- back into our current relationships.   These retrograde reappearances can help put perspective into our current challenges, and can signal that the time is ripe to transform these old dysfunctional patterns into better and more healthy ones.   Relationship counseling may help tremendously.   Astrological evaluations can also be helpful at such times.

Because Venus will be in Scorpio much of this retrograde period, the intensity level of your relationships can be quite high. Primal emotions and jealousies can rear their ugly heads into your lives.   Sexual issues can be in the spotlight also. 

Sometimes we meet new people during Venus retrograde.  They may remind us of others or they may begin to point us in new directions. But it is wise to not jump to relationship conclusions too fast during Venus retrograde, as this new relationship may bring in a meaning that we do not understand yet.  It may be there to help us change our perceptions, but not meant to be a permanent fixture in our lives.   But don’t rule out that it is a long-term relatonship either.  Wait at least until Venus goes back direct before making any conclusions.  Marriage is not advised during Venus retrograde as relationships skies are foggy then.

Venus goes back direct again on November 18, and moves back to where it started (13+ degrees of Scorpio) on December 20.  So October 8- December 20 is full circle, and many will not gain full resolution until the end of the cycle. 

It may be for some that this period of Venus Retrograde will bring a complete transformation of relationships and relationship patterns.  Some will come to the end of the relationship or the beginning of the end. Others will find a wonderful rebirth or renewal of their relationship. Others will meet someone new who will totally change their lives.    This kind of tranformation is always possible during Venus Retrograde,  most true during Venus Retrograde in Scorpio, as Scorpio is most affilated with intensely transformational planet Pluto.

In the greater world, relationships between nations and cultures will get quite intense. Look especially at the ones that have big problems with one another before the retrograde, as their ability to hold back the tide of erupting emotions and anger will be less during the retrograde period.   Israel/Palestine, Israel/Iran, Israel/Lebanon and Syria will be most dangerous. So will North Korea/South Korea.   The USA may have big problems with Islamic cultures, and republicans and democrats will get even dirtier with one another during the Venus in Scorpio retrograde period, as the elections are on November 2.

Expect this most dysfunctional two-party system to get worse than ever before in their nastiness.    Their war with one another will get worse.

Always remember that in the larger context we are in transition from an old and dying Pisces Age to a new Aquarian Age.   Much of the old dysfunctions in our personal lives or in the greater world are ripe to be released, so we can be aligned with authentic and purposeful lives connected to the Universe and its movement into an Aquarian Age.

This coming ime between now and the New Moon in Libra and Venus retrograde in Scorpio on October 7 and 8 respectively, is a waning lunar cycle.

It is a good time to come down into your soul, into more reflective moments.   Enjoy family and friendship.   “Prepare the ground” for future movement in your life.   Acclimate to the changing of seasons, and get ready for shfting tides after October 7/8.   Then in late October and November and December our lives will erupt into great change again, much of it a triggering of the profound aspects and seeds planted during the Summer of 2010. 

I will be off the blog for two weeks, until Saturday October 9.  I will do a new radio show on October 16.

take care,

Leo Knighton Tallarico

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.  You can get an astrological session with me during these changing times to help you on your path and with your life.  Please write soulus@aol.com for more info.  There is a  radio show you can listen to also.  Next new show is on October 16 at 1 PM EDT.

Leo Knighton Tallarico is a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for over 25 years.

He predicted the Iraq War of 2003- in early 2001 when Bush first took office; predicted the 9-11 attacks with an article “The Tower”, written in June 2001.  He predicted Obama and McCain would get the presidential nominations in november 2007, when both were low in the polls; and correctly predicted the current economic downturn before it occurred.

We Don’t Need Another Hero, Autumn Equinox and Astrology Forecast for Sept. 19-25

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 18, 2010 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This week we move through one of the  four annual turning points of the year: Autumn Equinox.  This year a Full Moon In Libra/Aries, a few hours after the equinox, adds more meaning to the event than usual.  And the fact that this Full Moon at the equinox touches off the cardinal t-square of the summer, adds even more importance to the event.   And interestingly, winter solstice will also have a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon right on it, making that season much more important than usual.

So big change continues. In fact the aspects of summer 2010 promise that there will be bigger events, related to the summer aspects, to be triggered this autumn and winter.

Autumn equinox is a time of slowing down and beginning the process of going inward and yin-ward.   Darker, colder days have arrived, and then it will continue to get darker every day until the winter solstice. It is time to settle down for the year, metaphorically like sunset time of the day.  Our values begin to change, as we see life more sensitively than the high energies of spring and summer.  We begin to look beyond our selves- to the social and relationship fabric of life.

It is Libra time of year now at this equinox, time to enjoy pleasant weather and the beauty of nature.  We strive for peace and harmony, love is in the air.   But this year we have an Aries Full Moon, only a few hours after the equinox.  More active and willfull energies compete with our usual equinox needs for peace and harmony and reflection.  In the greater world this Equinox signature, which includes the Aries Full Moon, suggests there will be issues of war and peace.

Look at the Middle East especially, but also in Korea and perhaps other places, for this theme to play out this autumn.   Some will be ready to push our world closer to war, while others will concentrate on diplomacy. Iran and the Israel/Palestine issue are sure to be central concerns this Autumn.   As we get into Scorpio time of year, this Middle East drama will get much more dangerous.

Our world is changing fast.   We all need to be aware of what is really going on.  The economy is in not really in recovery.  It is in real trouble. Our country is in real trouble.  We are in need of great transformation, out of an old world and its separating and dyfunctional ways, and into a unified and sane new Aquarian Age.  We cannot get there if we go on with “business as usual”.

We can no longer bury our heads in the sand. We truly are facing great change in our world and lives.

I have been writing about this for many years, how we are moving from a Pisces Age to an Aquarian Age, and how we must learn to expect great change during this transition.

But recently I have been knowing this on a much deeper level. When I look at the old conventional world, I see little worth respecting anymore. People just don’t come together for the benefit of the community. They show little love and respect for one another.

In politics people fight against each other as if they were in a wrestling match, and not even like real wrestling in high school or college, but like professional wrestling. It is a lie and a joke. We hoped leaving the Bush years would help us find our way back to our sanity and values again. But so far not yet.

Obama gave so many hope that real change would happen, that somehow he would bring sanity, decency, and true progress and transformation to our world. I hoped that then the transition out of an old world and into a new Aquarian Age would happen relatively gracefully, because there would be an inspirational leader who was bigger than life, like a Lincoln or M.L. King, who would lead us to the promised land.

The disillusion has been depressing at times. But didn’ we already know: There are no more saviors. That is the passing Pisces Age, begun surrounding the birth of Christ. No great savior/heroes coming our way anymore.

We are the ones we have been waiting for.”

We must now take up the challenge and responsibility for our world, for our Earth, for our human family. Great healing and transformation are coming our way, much of it will not be easy.

But don’t put too much weight on your own shoulders or pressure on your heart and mind.

This is the Aquarian Age. We each need to merely learn our own role. Each of needs to know and express our unique individualized and authentic Self, focus on our own function and purpose, our contribution to the whole community.

As you know your true self, and learn to express it in relationship with others within the greater plan, you have arrived. It may not be easy to get there, but it feels easy when you get there.

And this does not mean you are necessarily a healer or doing some job that ‘helps save the world”. You can be a janitor or homemaker or financial broker. Being your true and authentic self is what counts. It is actualizing and reaching your seed potential within the orchestra of life community.

To get there you must rid your mind and heart of the conditioning by family and culture to fit some kind of mold, to be what you are “supposed” to be, what will make your mom or dad happy, or make your friends or mate happy. It is not marrying an “acceptable” person, or taking a career that is impressive or will bring luxury.

To get to this authentic place, you must leave judgment of your self or others. You will need to leave behind notions of superior people and inferior people, of privilege and undeserving. You will need to let go of fear that runs your life, guilt which helps you to “be a good person”.

If you are trying to live up to something, you have left your Self. If you fear being a bad person and going to hell, you are already there. If you believe there is a way everyone should be, you will never be your true Self.

Fear that is not about real danger precludes entry into an Aquarian Age consciousness. We are taught fear so we will not leave the safe confines of a controlling ego. Our ego fears our true Self, because our true Self is free- free mind,free heart, and free soul. This freedom threatens our connection to the ego-driven conventional world and its fear based paradigm.

This paradigm teaches us that we must obey the rules of the cultural game or we will go to hell or jail or a mental institution or into poverty. So we then, out of fear, become what we should be or need to be- to fit in and survive.

So when we go through the storms of transformation, when the walls of our old world and old ego start to crumble, we come to a crossroads.

For instance, let’s say a serious relationship ends, through a separation like a break up or divorce. After a while you recognize that you had been giving your self away in that relationship.

You tried to be the kind of person or mate you were brought up to be or who your mate expected you to be. You always wanted instead to be loved for who you really are. Perhaps you have been feeling this need to be loved for your Self since childhood.

Now the breakup is the turning point. Some leave the old relationship and go through a huge awakening. They want to find their true Self now- want to love their Self now. They begin the shed the skins of false ego self, and to dig deeper in their heart and soul. They find books and healers and classes that bring them through a healing crisis and through dramatic transformational change.

They know their old relationship ending was meaningful and part of their sacred soul’s journey into a new season of life. They have moved closer to their authentic Self and its connection to the Universe and the movement into an Aquarian Age.

Others, at the end of the relationship, instead blame their self or the other person or fate for the breakup of the relationship. They do not go through any deep new realizations, do not see any real reason to change. They end up finding another relationship that ends up being the same dramas and dyfunctional patterns as the last one.

Their old fears and ego take over again. They become trapped again in the old world and its rules for how one should be and live their life.

They did not see that what happened at their relationship breakup was meaningful, was a potential doorway into a new phase or season for their life, an opportunity. They fall back into the ruts of their programming from family and society, that keeps them chained to a false ego and life.

In the Greater World

As the old world continues to fall apart, we hope it will break down its old ways and reconnect with heart, soul, and open mind. That way we will find more sanity again, better choices and answers to old problems. The old paradigm must be broken as the walls of the old world come down.

But it is a stubborn old world, just as we individually can be quite stubborn before we decide to truly change.

The oil rig blew up in the gulf this year and brought about the biggest oil spill ever, destroying wild life and eco-sytems and the balance of nature, and people’s livelihoods and lives. Do we come out of that disaster with a a commitment to stop drilling or a commitment to urgently integrate into our lives new alternative energy sources? Do we learn to use more controls over corporations? Did we even go deeper in our thinking and realize occupying other countries and wars are often in modern times, in large part because of needs for oil?

Do we go through deep change and healing and transformation around this most important issue for our evolution and survival on the Earth, or do we go back to business as usual?

It appears we are going back to business as usual. This means we will go through more horrible events until we learn. And because we are in transition between ages, the Universe will be relentless with its challenges.

And no- Obama was not the great savior hope of humanity. But perhaps he will still be the doorway into our best and authentic Selves, so this world, not just the USA, can be “of the people, by the people, and for the people”.

It is getting more and more obvious to me that our collective wake-up calls will get louder and louder now. By mid to late autumn at the latest, we will experience great changes that were promised at the big events of Summer of 2010, the Lunar Ecipse Grand Cross, the Cardinal T-square, Saturn square Pluto and other big aspects.

We are in for bigger shake-ups to help us release old ways and bring us forward into a new Aquarian Age.

In your own life, as you face new challenges, remember your life is meaningful and you are on a sacred soul’s journey. Events that happen in your life, even those that may at first seem so devastating; they are meant to help you to move out of old rigid ego forms and dyfunctional life patterns, and into your true and authentic Self. That Self is a purpose-driven Self, connected to all other Selves in greater community, within a meaningful and sacred Universe, on its way to an Aquarian Age.

“See” you next week,

Leo Knighton Tallarico

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.  You can get an astrological session with me during these changing times ot help you on you rpath and with your life.  Please write soulus@aol.com for more info.  There is a  radio show you can listen to also.

Leo Knighton Tallarico is a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for over 25 years.

He predicted the Iraq War of 2003- in early 2001 when Bush first took office; predicted the 9-11 attacks with an article “The Tower”, written in June 2001.  He predicted Obama and McCain would get the presidential nominations in november 2007, when both were low in the polls; and correctly predicted the current economic downturn before it occurred.