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Riding the Waves and Astrology Forecast January 20-26.

Posted in astrology forecast, Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 19, 2019 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

This week we experience the last eclipse this Eclipse Season. It is a Total Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Leo on January 21 at 12:16 AM EST.

Full Moons, whether Lunar Eclipse or not, always have the Sun exactly opposite the Moon. In this case the Sun is in Aquarius and the Moon in Leo.

Actually the Sun will have just moved into Aquarius on Sunday the 20th, as the Moon moves into Leo several hours later.

When they meet up in opposition, they will be in the very early portion of Leo and Aquarius.

The Sun will be at less than 1 degree of Aquarius, and the Moon at less than 1 degree of Leo.

The greater world is reflecting this opposition very well this week, as Leo is the “royal” leader, and Aquarius is the people or the body that is supposed to represent the people, in this case the USA Congress.

Executive branch of government is Leo, legislative branch is more Aquarius.

Trump versus Pelosi and Schumer is a perfect representation of this Leo/Aquarius opposition.

Remember that a Lunar Eclipse is probably 10 times or more potent than a normal Full Moon.

So that is why this standoff with Trump and Pelosi is so intense and so important on a very deep level of collective consciousness.

Something is bound to breakdown or breakthrough on this tug-of-war.  Something will happen to shift everything in a new way.

That is likely just because this is a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon, but also because this Full Moon in Leo creates a T-Square with Uranus in Aries.

And Uranus is the planet of breakthroughs, awakenings, inventiveness, and liberation.

Yes our world is holding together by mere threads of connection.  The Mueller investigation is also part of this eclipse and t-square, and so something is on the verge of breaking open in that case as well.

And the stock market, which had been falling rapidly, rebounded with the Bulls this last week.  But this will be short lived and more falling will follow some time after the Eclipse.

A Total Lunar Eclipse, as this one is, should be seen in the light of turning points.  And maybe great events will occur close to the Eclipse Date, but often events do not show up for 3-6 months later, events that are directly associated with the Eclipse.

So look deeply for signs that show you exactly what the turning point is in our world and in your personal life. Pay special attention to dreams, which might be especially intense and revealing now.

In the greater world, are there signs around the eclipse date, that show we are truly moving toward impeachment?  Are there signs the economy will enter a recession or depression before too long?  Is the government standoff for a wall showing the winds are changing in some way between the Royal President and the power of the people.

Trump is as close to identifying with presidential royalty or dictator  as I have witnessed before in the USA . And Congress is more deaf to the needs of the people than it has ever been. Now it mostly answers to special interests and big money corporations.

The Empire certainly rivals the Roman Empire that began the Age of Pisces, which is soon ending for the Age of Aquarius.

Can we return to our Aquarian principles of people power, equality, and freedom; or do we continue our slow journey into rule and privilege by the few.

America began when Uranus (the ruling planet of Aquarius) was being discovered (1781).  The USA natal Moon from its July 4, 1776 inception is in Aquarius.

We used to be a model for the Age of Aquarius and its Diversity within Unity paradigm.

Can we return to those principles and be a beacon of light for the world, and not a Superpower Empire ?

This Aquarius/Leo Lunar Eclipse is a turning point in the greater world and in personal lives.

How about in your life? So many people have been up and down and all around lately. Much breaking down, much lighting up, feeling the depth of change in life now.

What more do you need to release? What will be baggage in your new chapter and has to go?

What are you seeing and feeling that is coming into your life now? Can you embrace it with confidence yet?

The ego wants to control and hold on, as change comes swirling in.  Unclasp your arms, let go and release. Surrender now and move forward and evolve.

Your consciousness wants to expand and grow, learn new ways of being.

Are any of your current relationships keeping you locked up and unable to move forward? Can you change those patterns? Do you need to consider more drastic options?

Are you keeping anything, including job or where you live, just because you are having a difficult time letting go of your security blankets? You can start by releasing old attitudes and beliefs that limit you.

Let this Lunar Eclipse Full Moon serve as a turning point for you, as you open to the change that is aligned with your best interests, your authentic self and life, your sense of purpose.

This week is complicated, in part because we are experiencing a Lunar Eclipse Full moon that is part of an intensified T-square with Uranus. That alone is a real shake-up pattern.

But in addition Venus in Sagittarius squares Neptune in Pisces on Sunday January 20. This is such an idealistic combination that represents higher ideals but maybe also romanticized ideas. It can also mean more confusion in regards to matters of the heart.

On Monday the 21st Mars squares Saturn, putting lights on red/stop and go/green at the same time.  So while the Eclipse is a sign of movement and breaking open, Mars square gravity pulling Saturn says no you need to stop or at least wait.

Mars is in Aries, where it is at its strongest. Saturn is in Capricorn where it is most strong. This is like putting one foot on the gas and one on the breaks at the same time.

Best to hold back and wait till the best time later.

There is war sprouting up in the Middle East now, but it may hold off for a little bit with this Mars/Saturn aspect. Not sure how long.

That which has seemingly been settled may show events or signs that make you pause, further evaluate and process before moving forward, which would happen at the Aquarius New Moon on February 4, a new moon that effectively ends Winter Eclipse Season 2019.

In-between seasons sacred Imbolc is on February 2, then the New Moon on the 4th that may have strong new beginnings that are a direct effect of this Eclipse Season. Chinese New Year happens then also.

Back to this week, on Tuesday the 22nd, Venus in Sagittarius is conjunct Jupiter in Sagittarius. Then on Friday the 25th Mars in Aries trines Jupiter in Sagittarius.

This is back to the green light of going forward.

So ups and downs, stops and go may be a theme this week. Could go from manic or impulsive to a hard stop and back again

Do your best not be impulsive on the one hand, nor judgmental defeatist on the other hand.

I’d say put your seat belt on all week, not just on the Lunar Eclipse Day.

It is time to break out and break open. It is also time to stop and let go.

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

The first actual podcast will be in early February.

Till next week,

Leo

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.

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Lunar Eclipse in Leo and Astrology Forecast January 13-19

Posted in astrology forecast, Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , on January 12, 2019 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

We are in between 2 strong eclipses this week, waiting on the second one: a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Leo on January 21 at 12:16 AM EST.

All Full Moons have the Sun and Moon exactly opposite one another, and all Lunar Eclipses are Full Moons.

This one has the Sun in Aquarius and Moon in Leo at almost 1 degree of each sign.

The Sun is in Aquarius, so it wants to shine its light on the mind, the inventive, unusual thinking of the mind.  From there it develops firm principles it is determined to keep (Aquarius is a fixed air sign).

While in Aquarius, it also looks beyond the personal and subjective, and sees more from a detached, more objective mental state.  It wants to join groups or be a part of socially conscious causes, but even as it is so group conscious, at the same time it needs to be very individualized and unique.

It can identify as the “odd man out”, the black sheep,  the one who is different, the one who rebels against  the common thinking and common way of being

Aquarius carries the principle of equality, everyone is equal in intrinsic value to one another.

But as it  demands equality, it can go overboard with that principle and demand everyone in the group wearing the same “uniform” so to speak.

When it does that it loses half of what it represents. It is meant to be within a group while being a distinctive individual.

If it goes to wanting all in the group being the same, it loses the individual part of being an Aquarius.

On the contrary, if it becomes so different from everyone else that it can no longer find a group it identifies with, then it leaves the group part of being Aquarius.

So if Aquarius is done right and honors both group needs and unique individuality inside it, it then can be a member of a Diversity Within Unity paradigm.

So the Leo Moon opposes that Aquarius Sun in the Lunar Eclipse Full Moon on January 21.

That Leo Moon wants to express in an open-hearted creative fashion.  It wants to shine its bright light and have fun like a 3 year old child does.

And in the process, it seeks attention, as it craves being liked and admired. It wants to be special.

So there is one of the conflicts between Aquarius and Leo.  Leo wants natural open hearted expression without filter or censor.

Aquarius is more socially conscious and does not want to say the wrong thing or stand out in the crowd.

And it may have an attitude against those who think they are superior, special, or privileged.

And Leo may think that Aquarius expresses in a boring intellectual manner. It may have an attitude against groups that they see as never making decisions or never energized enough to manifest.

So look at “we the people” and then look at President Trump and his administration.

Look at the growing nationalism in the world, a nationalism that is most always using tyrants or despots to run those countries.

But also look at the growing of consciousness that seeks to spread the wealth in the world.

Can we develop a world of social consciousness, equality between peoples, mental ingenuity,and freedom to be whatever you want to be (Aquarius)?

Can we develop with it a world of heart-opened creative expression that has leaders who provide inspiration and motivation (Leo)?

As a former Sun in Leo President with Aquarius Rising used to say “yes we can”.

So the Aquarius/Leo Lunar Eclipse gets so close this week and you will be feeling it days before it actually happens on January 20/21.

This week, on the 13th, about half way between eclipses, Neptune in Pisces squares Jupiter in Sagittarius.

Neptune loves to be Pisces, said to be the ruler of Pisces.  Jupiter loves to be in Sagittarius, the sign it is said to rule.

Together they seek to transport consciousness into other dimensions. Neptune travels into many differing frequencies of consciousness and soul, navigating the depths of watery, mystical and musical realms- without boundaries.

Jupiter in Sagittarius seeks to soar high above the ground looking down from the bigger picture, inspired and inspiring, uplifting and uplifted, finding greater meaning for lives from the higher dimensions.

Together Jupiter in Sagittarius with Neptune in Pisces are best experienced through the process of surrendering and yielding to the greater power of the Universe, to the wisdom of the Ages, to the silence at the Source.

Deep meditation, psychedelic journeys,  synchronicity, signs from the Universe, knowing all is connected, is all available at this Jupiter square Neptune which can be felt for several days.

Imagine your Self at midnight, at the dark of the Moon, in a small boat in the middle of the ocean, no land in sight, having no direction. And up in the sky above you, in a sky filled with thousands of stars,  is a flying object with many multicolored lights hovering above you.

You feel vulnerable and you know you have no control. All you can do is surrender and with faith appreciate the beauty and majesty of what you are experiencing.

Jupiter square Neptune can also bring a disorientation from “normal” ways of thinking and seeing. It can be confusion, desires to escape, perhaps escape with substances,  and a feeling of chaos.

So it is best to meditate; or dance and sing; or stare at the night sky; or use your imagination to see beyond the veil of our conventional world.

Being in between the eclipses, and also on the day of moving into a second quarter phase of the Moon, this can be a rather intense time of transition.

You are moving more and more fully into this New Chapter of your life.

This week starts with Neptune square Jupiter on the 13th, the same day as the second quarter Moon in Aries is pushing us upward and onward.  And also on the 13th is a Mercury conjunct Saturn in Capricorn that may be sobering and facing reality.

So that is a mixed bag with seemingly contradictory messages.

Jupiter square Neptune is other-worldly while Mercury conjunct Saturn is taking our minds to stark reality.

And all of this is happening right in the middle of two eclipses. with the second one on the way for early next week.

Use this week to remind your self not to jump to conclusions now, and to know you are in transition between life chapters and in the middle of strong transformational energies.

If you are unsure of what is happening or where you are going, join the club. It has grown in membership.

So much is changing so fast, it is not easy or maybe even possible to get a firm grip on your life.

So let go of controls, learn to just Be Now in the present moment with your mind surrendered into a supportive role.

All is happening in divine order even if it feels like a shit show some of the time.

The stock market will continue downward movement soon, the government will likely stay closed with impeachment on the back burner, and the Middle East is a match away from explosion.

We are moving more and more strongly toward the Age of Aquarius.  This is a process of evolution into that consciousness and world, so let the process play out without letting fear or panic rule you.

Trust and faith can go a long way now, and that includes trust and faith in your Self.

There will be the first podcast of Perspectives from the Sky coming out next week. Will let you know how to connect to it.

Oh by the way we safely arrived in Sedona Arizona last week and are really enjoying the beauty of land and sky here.

Till next week,

Leo

Here is new video:  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.

 

Moving Toward Solar Eclipse New Moon and Astrology Forecast December 23-January 5

Posted in astrology forecast, Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2018 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, as we pass through the day of Winter Solstice, we now face Winter Season.  For my “down-under” readers, I wish you well as you have just entered your Summer Season.

All of us are now into a new Eclipse Season, with the first of two eclipses showing on January 5/6.  It is Solar Eclipse New Moon in Capricorn.

And we better put on our seat belts, because the Eclipse Season roller-coaster  is already moving intensely.

  1. The USA is now experiencing a government shutdown over funding for a border wall with Mexico.  Trump is saying he will do most anything to get his wall financed. Hence the partial Government shutdown.
  2. The stock market is rapidly moving downward, something readers of Perspectives  from the Sky have known was coming.
  3. The proof needed for moving toward impeachment is getting stronger from the Mueller investigation. And Democrats taking over Congress in 2019 are likely to move toward impeachment proceedings.
  4. North Korea made a statement this week that strongly stated they will not unilaterally take down their nuclear program. That was a big shift in USA/Korea affairs. Other hot spots like Israel and the Middle East are also heating up.
  5. Trump stated pretty firmly this past week that he is going to withdraw the USA military from Syria, and likely also from Afghanistan.

Yes Trump is a narcissistic, vindictive, child much of the time.  But come on, how can we be against these troop withdrawals?  We should never have invaded or bombed Syria (nor should we any other country that has not attacked us first).   So why are so many “progressives” against Trump’s decision on Syria?

If it is just because you do not like Trump, that is not a good reason to oppose this Syria move is it? Yes I do realize this decision may be largely due to Trump’s bromance with Putin and collusion with Russia, who is a strong ally with Syria.  But nevertheless, we are taking troops out of harm’s way and getting out of the business of being in a country we were not invited into.

This all seems like a part of the movement into a Diversity within Unity new world paradigm, where there are no more superpower countries or Empires.  There are instead countries equal in value to one another, working in community with one another, and yet respecting one another to find their own identity with self determination as an individualized culture.

I have been witnessing much growth and consciousness expansion in many people since this Eclipse Season began.  There is a stronger commitment to stay on their soul path.

And I have seen much releasing of old tapes and stories that have previously been ingrained in minds and hearts.

We are each a microcosm of what is going on in the Universe, world and country.  We are each transforming and evolving so we can meet the new energies and adapt to what is needed in this new world, so we can each fulfill our purpose and destiny this time around.

Keep in mind as this Eclipse Season progresses that what we are seeing in the world is not merely problems to be solved according to whatever agenda or “team” we identify with.

We are truly in transition between ages, and each of us is finding our own way through it, and our place within it.

Our challenges come to us so we can transform and evolve, and while doing so fulfill a purpose within the greater community.

I do not mean this purpose needs to be something “important” or grandiose. To some extent I simply mean finding one’s authentic Self and expressing it.  You may work in a grocery store and have evolved into someone who brings kindness, warmth, hope, or joy to people who come in shopping.

Or you may be a parent who raises their children with love and loving guidance.

These times of transformation, like now during an Eclipse Season, can help you to release old traumas, wounds, and stories that have limited your ability to find youurself and fulfill your purpose.

This week, we move into the second and waning half of the current lunar cycle. That is so because a Cancer Full Moon happened on December 22.

Now we go more yin-ward in anticipation of our first eclipse on January 5.  So we have turned the corner, next stop the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Capricorn.

So this holiday week should be a relatively peaceful one this year.  The caveat is that Eclipse Season is getting closer to the first actual eclipse on January 5.

So intensity may increase as a result.

I will driving from Maine to Sedona Arizona starting on Thursday December 27, so will not be writing next week’s Perspectives.  I will pick up again on the day of the actual first eclipse January 5.

That eclipse is a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Capricorn at 8:28 PM EST.  The next day wake-up call Uranus will be going Direct. Its chain-breaking, liberating, transforming energy will thus be pretty strong during the days surrounding the eclipse.

When Uranus goes Direct, all planets will be Direct, suggesting time to move forward on all cylinders.

And that Capricorn Solar Eclipse New Moon will be quite important and strong as both Pluto and Saturn will be conjunct it.

Pluto is the Guardian of the Underworld and Saturn rules gravity.  So the usually rather low key and even boring Capricorn New Moon will instead be rather powerful.

It will be great for endings; transforming old structures into new ones; releasing old stories and beliefs; making commitments; making firm resolutions; tearing down walls of over-protection; making and organizing plans; having discipline to do what you need to do; setting goals you will accomplish; manifesting what has previously only been dreams or ideas.

There is a destructive energy that comes from Pluto/Saturn connections, so stay alert to what in your life may need to die.

This Capricorn Solar Eclipse is rather closely opposing the USA natal Sun in Cancer and square its Saturn in Libra.

The issues that came from events this last week concerning Syria and the Middle East, the stock market and economy, impeachment, North Korea, and government shutdown over a border wall will intensify.

Breakdowns of old ways and breakthroughs into new ways is a theme for this Eclipse Season.  Trust the process, and resist falling into crippling fear or negativity.  Have a mantra like “all is happening for a higher meaning, all is part of a needed transformation into a healthier and more satisfying life.”

On New Year’s Eve. still before the actual Solar Eclipse, Mars leaves tentative Pisces for action oriented Aries where it will stay until February 14.

This Mars in fiery Aries combined with Jupiter in fiery Sagittarius, can provide the motivation, stimulation, inspiration, and confidence to move forward in a positive way.

I will put out a video about this Eclipse Season within a day or 2. Stay tuned.

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

Talk again on Saturday January 5,

Leo

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.

Visit leoknightontallarico.com for more info or go see spiritualrenaissance.com.

 

Changing Winds of Mercury Retrograde, Sun in Scorpio and Astrology Forecast October 20-26

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 19, 2013 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

We have passed through the first of two eclipses this Autumn Eclipse Season.     Intensity has dissipated for now, but the greatest intensity of this Autumn Eclipse Season is still on the way.

Leading up to the first eclipse, there was a building of intensity issues with the economy and in the Middle East.

In the USA there was a government shutdown and conflicts and fears triggered concerning the raising of the debt ceiling.    Our country is in deep trouble politically and financially, yet just before the eclipse an agreement was made to open the government back up again and to raise the debt ceiling.

Of course everyone knows that this agreement was no real agreement on anything of substance. It was only a temporary reprieve until the country and its “leaders” have to get down into the real issues that need resolution.    There is a wide disparity between the democrats and republicans as to how they each envision what it takes to build a healthy economy.

We are in for great turmoil and economic down slide before too long.  Important issues cannot be put off much longer.  We will likely be dealing with graver economic troubles as we get further into the Autumn Eclipse Season.    Mercury is going Retrograde in Scorpio this Monday the 21st; then Uranus exactly squares Pluto on November 1; then there is a most powerful Hybrid Total Eclipse New Moon in Scorpio on November 3.    And finishing things off, Comet Ison will likely be affecting us in Late November and early December.

Besides the economy, the Middle East also is still a focal point concerning transformation into the Age of Aquarius.    It is true that a temporary resolution was found for Syria that avoided a bombing of the country, and true the USA and Iran are showing signs they want to work things out between them.  But a war still rages in Syria, and animosities in the Middle East are still strong.  Israel is not happy with the agreements; Egypt is still very volatile; Saudi Arabia is also not happy with the agreements; and Al Queda is a very real threat still.

I expect both economic and Middle East issues to resurface this autumn, with a potential for crisis.  No matter what does or does not happen this autumn, the next 9 months or so, with the focal point being April 2014, we can expect many challenges, powerful world events, awakenings and breakthroughs in all our lives.

This coming week brings us Mercury going Retrograde and the Sun moving into Scorpio.  The changing winds this week are shape shifting our minds and reality into deeper and darker shades.

Mercury goes Retrograde in Scorpio this Monday October 21 at 6:29 AM EDT.  It will stay in Retrograde until November 10.  During this time period our minds will change how we perceive our lives and reality.  Just as we think we know what we are seeing and what directions we are going in, there may be a pull to pause and rethink.

It is best to navigate Mercury Retrograde by letting go of the need to “figure it out”.    Take more time to reflect or meditate, to use your imagination, to be more intuitive, to go deeper into your mind or soul, and to allow process to work its way through your life.

Trying to hard to come up with a bottom line answer may be elusive at times, so trust letting life unfold before making any ultimate decisions on important matters.  This shifting of the mental tides is why it is usually best to wait till Mercury goes back direct before making big decisions or signing important contracts. You may believe you are fine to go ahead with something important, but it is best, if at all positive, to let the process of Mercury Retrograde unfold and pass through.

Sometimes you have no choice but to decide or act on a given issue during  Mercury Retrograde, in which case do not worry about taking the wrong action, as the timing has been out of your control and hence all can be considered “meant to be”.

People from the past also often come back to us during Mercury Retrograde, either in the flesh or in dreams or waking memory.  Their “return” signifies issues that are currently swirling in our lives that need reminders of past patterns that can be linked to the current issues.

Sometimes Mercury Retrograde time periods feel like being dropped into a Twilight Zone in our minds, a shadowy journey through ghosts of the past meeting us in our present situations.

So if you are not holding on too tightly to anything in your mind, that is helpful during Mercury Retrograde. But keep in mind that this is not a time period of changing how you act.   If you have decided, for instance, to move out of your current home or change jobs, DO NOT during Mercury Retrograde make up your mind for certain to change course and instead stay in your job or home.  And do not act on it.

Instead let the whole retrograde time period play out and even wait a week or so afterward before finally deciding or acting out.   The retrograde period may be meant to have you question your direction in life, but not NECESSARILY to actually change directions.

So it is important to not impulsively do anything for awhile.    Let things play out as the winds may be shifting more than once over the next few weeks.

On Wednesday October 23 at 2:10 AM EDT the Sun moves into intense and passionate Scorpio.    The energies are shifting from light and balanced to focused and intense.

People will begin to want to engage on deeper issues, no longer able to stay away from what has previously been swept under the rug.    If you have held back your opinion or your needs, it will be easier for someone to push your buttons and get you aroused or upset.

Speaking of aroused, as we get more “real”and pulled to “get down”during Sun in Scorpio time, we also may feel more stirrings for sexual encounters.    It will be more difficult to stay away from your instincts and passions.

In fact trusting your core instincts is important during Scorpio times.   All of these Scorpio issues will begin to surface after the Sun moves into Scorpio this Wednesday October 23, but will be so much more powerful and explosive at and after the Total Solar Eclipse in Scorpio on November 3.  If you are able to hold back the tide of powerful emotions before then, it will be most difficult to damn up those emotions then.

A hardcore Scorpio lesson is to not wait too long before expressing what bothers you.   Use a safety valve to let out some of those emotions from time to time, as bottling them up creates monstrous emotions that can be quite “ugly” when unleashed later.   Don’t stew in rage or jealousy  or shame too long.   Express and release before the emotions get too toxic from repression.  Bottling them up also can cause physical and emotional problems.

In the greater world expect leaders and nations to be more real with one another.   Civil diplomacy will be greatly challenged.  Harsher words will be spoken.  As we get closer and closer to the Total Solar Eclipse, intensity will greatly increase again, even greater than before the Lunar Eclipse of last week.

In your personal healing it will be a good time coming up, as Scorpio energies intensify, to face your inner shadows, express and release that which is ready to go.  Do not hold onto patterns of thought or behavior that keep you trapped.    I know it can be difficult to release even the most toxic patterns or people from your life. They feel secure in their familiarity, even if they are destructive to your heart, mind and soul.

You will get great assistance over the next month or so to “look these patterns in the eye” and then release and heal.  And then you can be liberated and ready to move on.

See you next week,

Leo

There is a new YOUTUBE video autumn forecast out now https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5xnEaj6JRfI

You can get an astrological consultation 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 an old YOUTUBE video Astrology Forecasthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6fxVYYIoNA&feature=youtu.be for Spring Eclipse Season. Check it out if you feel so moved.

I also created an Astrology Forecast 2013 for youtube, part 1. And Part 2.

You can get an astrological consultation with me during these changing times to help you on your path and with your life. Please write soulus@aol.com for more info.

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.

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

Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Libra/Aries and Astrology Forecast October 14-20

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 12, 2013 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This week we move through increasing intensity as we move toward our first eclipse this autumn.   There is a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Libra/Aries on Friday October 18 at 7:38 PM EDT.   Jupiter will square the full moon partners Sun and Moon to form a potent Cardinal T-Square.

Lunar Eclipses are many times stronger than the usual full moon, and Jupiter forming the Cardinal  T-Square make it even more powerful.   Cardinal signs are the first sign of seasons: Aries, Libra, Cancer, and Capricorn; so they signify initiation or new starts.

So energies are pushing us to move on into new chapters of life.  Some of the themes at the portal of the new chapter are based this week on the following astrological issues:  Libra versus Aries is respectively peace versus war; or harmony versus conflict; or making relationship and compromise versus willful headstrong positions.

Jupiter in Cancer squaring those Full Moon signs brings an emotional need for being true to the higher values of one’s group or “family”.

In the greater world, in synchronistic timing with the Lunar Eclipse this week, there is an important meeting between world powers and Iran on Monday the 15th to work out an agreement about Iran’s nuclear program.  Ultimately its success or failure will bring our world closer to either peace or war in the Middle East.   As I have been writing for a long time, the transformation of our world into an Aquarian Age rests in large part on the happenings in the Middle East.

It also rests largely on the economic condition of our world, with much emphasis on the United States financial condition, as its Empire is the engine that runs much of world’s economy.

And this Thursday the 17th, just one day before the Lunar Eclipse, the debt ceiling must be raised in the United States, or it will default on its world debts.  Potentially, that default would bring great destruction to the USA and world economy. There are signs of a severe economic meltdown on the way, whichever way the talks go.

Just a few weeks ago it looked like World War III might ignite if the USA bombed Syria.  At the last minute the bombing was halted when President Obama turned to the American people and Congress for support of the war.  Their negative response to the potential bombing and President Putin of Russia’s support to break down the chemical weapons of Syria brought peace.  Now Iran,Syria’s ally, is also on the verge of making relationship with the USA and world powers, which would bring more energy toward peace and Aquarian Age world equality.

So this coming week will be a turning point with both Iran and the Middle East on the one hand, and the USA and world economy on the other hand.   Compromise and peace (Libra) or a willful strong warrior’s stance (Aries) is the issue brought from this Full Moon Lunar Eclipse which is quite evident in both the Iranian conference and the raising of the debt limit and opening of the government.  Democrats and Republicans are in obvious conflict over these economic issues.

What is likely to happen in both issues is that a weak compromise or agreement will be made, pushing the true resolution of both the economic issue and the Iran issue to another day.  Yet because of the volatility of this current Eclipse Season, unpredictable events could bring down all efforts for compromise.   Keep in mind that ultimately our world and especially our country require a huge overhaul of change, and the status quo old paradigm must die.

Then on Monday the 21st Mercury goes Retrograde shifting thinking again; on November 1st powerfully transformative Uranus and Pluto make another exact square to one another; and on November 3 there is a Total Solar Eclipse in Scorpio bringing passionate and intense emotions back more strongly than before.    The Middle East, the economy, and other as yet unknown events may explode into our world before the year is over.

And whatever is left undone will for sure come back in a very powerful manner next spring at the Uranus/Pluto Grand Cross which happens at the same time as two new eclipses, in April.  That grand cross will be exactly, by degree, making aspect to the USA natal Sun placement of July 4 1776, the birth day of the United States.

And President Obama this Autumn Eclipse Season is facing an important Saturn and Scorpio Solar Eclipse square to his Sun in Leo.   The temperature of stress and turmoil for his life are increasing dramatically.   Exactly what forms of experience that takes is not fully known yet.  But he is bucking some of the ingrained ways of being in Washington and has many angry enemies.

The climax of the Uranus/Pluto square and challenges to USA superpower status in the world will be in the Spring and Summer of 2014,  yet events this Autumn 2013 will show us many clues as to the direction of the tides of change.

In your personal life, the Autumn Eclipse Season will shake up whatever has been on hold.  There will be movement and energies wanting to break open anything stuck.  In that process some ways of being or relating that are going nowhere will be stressed and pushed to “get out of the way”.

The Libra/Aries Full Moon Lunar Eclipse will bring you to a place of needing to work out issues in a way that both honors both your need to stand your ground and your desire to make relationship or compromise.  Because of the intensity of the aspects, stronger emotions may be expressed, and new ways to look at a situation may open up after the old ways find no solution.

In some cases flashes of inspiration will awaken you to having a breakthrough out of the old stuck patterns.

Remember that the process of transformation out of the fearful controlled ego requires a releasing of the “old you”, of people and situations and mind frames that keep you stuck and running through the old mazes over and over again.  We have all been programmed by family, society and earlier life situations to see our selves and our roles in limited fashion.

At these times of intensified planetary movements, we are given potential escape hatches out of the masks of our old self.  Our authentic soul self wants out so we can live our “best life”.   You are ready to grow to another level, to evolve, to embrace your true self.   And in that process you will need to shed that which keeps you trapped in an artificial role and ego.

The power of transformation accelerates now in this Autumn Eclipse Season.  Healing energies are stronger also.

Your desire to hold onto that which is familiar may be strong also, especially as you sense an unknown chapter of life beckoning you.   You do not usually have to go off with none of your old “belongings”.     It is best if possible to make your own compromises with change or keeping the old.

Often we can find a way for change without giving up the “baby with the bathwater”.  But sometimes we are truly faced with a big letting go, bigger than we think we can handle.  Yet in a transformational context, all happens for a reason, and that reason is our own soul growth and evolution, and the evolution of our world and human family.

Take the ride of this Eclipse Season with an open heart and open mind, yet with your feet on the ground and centered in your soul and the Universe.

There is a new YOUTUBE video out now https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5xnEaj6JRfI

See you next week,

Leo

You can get an astrological consultation 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 an old YOUTUBE video Astrology Forecasthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6fxVYYIoNA&feature=youtu.be for Spring Eclipse Season. Check it out if you feel so moved.

I also created an Astrology Forecast 2013 for youtube, part 1. And Part 2.

You can get an astrological consultation with me during these changing times to help you on your path and with your life. Please write soulus@aol.com for more info.

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.

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

Opening up to the Heart of the Universe and Astrology Forecast October 6-12.

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2013 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

We are in a new lunar cycle, which was created at the Libra New Moon on October 4.    This lunar cycle will lead into the Full Moon in Aries on October 18.

That Full Moon will be much stronger than the usual Full Moon, as it is also a Lunar Eclipse.   That Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Libra/Aries is to be the first of two eclipses this Autumn Eclipse Season 2013.

This Eclipse Season also includes a Hybrid Total Solar Eclipse in Scorpio; an exact square of revolutionary and evolutionary Uranus square Pluto;  Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio; and the likely appearance of Comet Ison.

Starting now and moving through an even more powerful Spring of 2014, we are in a most important approximately 9 month gestation period for the United States and the world.

America’s superpower status is in the process of breaking down.  This Empire is on its last legs, as we move beyond Empires and into an Aquarian Age of equality, power to the people, and Diversity in Unity.

Since the Military/Economic power structure is the engine powering this Empire, it is that which is breaking down and being transformed now.

It is part of this transformation that brings us into more dialogue with other nations instead of  going to war, as is happening with Syria and Iran.  Most would say this a good part of the process, a making relationship with other peoples instead of domination and violent conflict.  But know there are elements in this world that desire to reignite domination and war back into our lives during this transitional time.

Our economic structure is also breaking down. You can see that as you watch our mostly dysfunctional two party government system make a mess of its budget, its debt, and its economic health.

The Government is shut down or slimmed down or whatever.   There is a worse crisis looming, however, with the need to raise the debt ceiling, an issue that needs to be resolved around the time of the first eclipse on October 18.

There are some planetary full circles occurring this autumn in conjunction with the eclipses- full circles connected to the Stock Market collapse in October 1929.

Uranus, which has an 84 year cycle, is back to where it was when the market crashed back in 1929.   This is the first time since 1929 that Uranus has been in Aries.   Additionally there was a Scorpio Solar Eclipse just days after that market crash in 1929, and there will be another one on November 3 this year.   There have been only three other Scorpio Solar Eclipses since that one in 1929.

And Neptune is exactly opposite to where it was in 1929: It was in Virgo then, it is in Pisces now. And both in 1929 and now it is making an aspect to the USA natal Venus, a planet that gives indication of economic health and welfare.  Neptune tends to dissolve that which it aspects.

We may not be looking at anything as dramatic as a stock market crash, but we can expect an strong economic downturn at least.

And then in April of 2014 there will be Grand Cross of planets in cardinal signs Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn, which will include the next exact square of Uranus and Pluto within it.   And most significantly,  the USA natal Sun at 13 degrees of Cancer will be exactly in the cross hairs of that Grand Cross.  The United States will change greatly over the next 6-9 months. And to make everything even more powerfully important, there will be two eclipses that month of April also.  Those eclipses will be the next Eclipse Season after this one we are now in this autumn.

Very meaningful world events will be playing out within the next several months and beyond, events that will shake up and transform the old world paradigm we have been saluting to for centuries.

And in America, we need to clean up our mess and return to the values and principles for which we stand.  The Democratic and Republican parties are failing and new parties are needed to inspire our people again.   The Libertarian and Green parties now claim our more pure values and hopefully will gain in popularity over the next several years.

We can also expect more movements toward anarchy at the same time, a desire to break down institutions that no longer serve our world, including religions that have largely lost the original values from which they were founded.

The first truly global Empire Rome was begun at the beginning of the Pisces Age over 2000 years ago. And the seeds of the first global religions were also planted then as the Christ was born at the beginning of that age.

Now in the transition between ages, as we move more strongly into the Age of Aquarius, there is a transformation of our global village happening, one assisted by the equality and decentralization of the Internet and its social networks.    And there is a Spiritual Renaissance happening also, as humans are learning to connect with spirit and soul without the need for huge institutional Religions of control.

We are each a part of a great global shift into an Aquarian Age.   What you do in your own consciousness and life contributes to the health of our nation and world as we evolve into this new age.

For each of us there is a need to release old programming from society and families that tends to keep us in our fears and our controlling egos,    There is need to clean up our individual chakra systems of toxins, stuck energies and patterns, so we can be receptive to new light and energy  seeking to enter our bodies and souls.

This will bring to us new consciousness that is aligned with the Universe in its voyage to an Age of Aquarius here on Planet Earth.

For now, we have just entered with baby steps into the Autumn Eclipse Season 2013.  Energies will progressively intensify as we approach the first eclipse on October 18.

The Libra New Moon shows each of us our need to connect with others, and to see the connections we all have with one another and with everything in the world and Universe.   You may feel alone sometimes, but if you open your heart wider you will know you are always loved.

See you next week,

Leo

PS- I must apologize for not having the Youtube video of the forecast for Autumn Eclipse Season 2013 ready yet. I promise it will be ready before the first actual eclipse in mid October.

You can get an astrological consultation 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 an old YOUTUBE video Astrology Forecasthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6fxVYYIoNA&feature=youtu.be for Spring Eclipse Season. Check it out if you feel so moved.

I also created an Astrology Forecast 2013 for youtube, part 1. And Part 2.

There will be a new Youtube video coming out within the next few weeks. I will keep you posted.

Please feel free to find more writings and my services on my website.

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