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Staying on the Path and Astrology Forecast September 4-10

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 3, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo has now passed, but we are still very much within the Eclipse Season. There is another eclipse on September 16: a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Pisces.

I know many of you noticed that right on the day of the eclipse on September 1 Hurricane Hermine hit Florida; there was a 7.2 Earthquake in New Zealand; and there was a terrorist attack in the Philippines.

The intensity was very strong leading up to the eclipse. Now as we are a few days past it, the intensity has lessened.    But that does not mean that powerful world events will stop too.  We can expect big world events to continue all the way through September at least.

In fact there was a 5.6 earthquake in Oklahoma on Saturday the 3rd of September.  The USA can now expect many important and potent events to occur in the country between now and August 21 2017, especially close to the actual date of August 21 2017.

On that date there will be a Total Eclipse of the Sun in Leo.  That eclipse will “travel” exclusively across the USA and will closely oppose the USA natal Moon in Aquarius.

The parts of the world that an eclipse travels over are the places most apt to experience the important events. The Moon in any natal chart is the planet that provides feelings of safety, comfort, and emotional well being. Those feelings will be challenged here in USA.

So expect our country to go through great change over the next year or more.  And of course the Presidential election will bring big change no matter who is elected, especially so if Donald Trump is elected.

Remember last year when I predicted with my planetary formula that Trump would win the Republican nomination, even though at the time he was one of 17 candidates and not even remotely considered a favorite to win.

I also wrote that Trump would likely win the Presidency if there were major events that would erupt in our country prior to the Presidential Election, events that would severely threaten USA security- like terrorist attacks or market crashes.

I believe that because Trump’s natal chart is closely tied to the USA natal Mars and Pluto, symbols of its power and strength in the world.

Eclipse season will either bring us such events or will at least give us some clues as to what to expect between now and the election.  And whomever becomes the next president will inherit a USA that will be going through major and difficult transformational change, especially leading up to the Total Eclipse on August 21 2017.

The structure of our world for an Age of Aquarius requires a world of equality and Diversity within Unity.  Many world changes will occur in order to make that happen.

We each individually will also be challenged to grow and transform during that time period.  All of this is a part of the accelerated change happening on the way to the Age of Aquarius.

This acceleration began in the early Spring 2014 when there was an eclipse that formed with other planets to become a Cardinal Grand Cross.

In the world at that time Islamic State invaded Mosul Iraq and declared itself a state and Caliphate in conjunction with its captured land in Syria.  This was the beginning of seeing the strength of Islamic State.

Also Russia at that time invaded Ukraine, upsetting the settled boundaries. This began a rift between western countries in Nato and Russia.

And China around that time was declaring land around the China Sea as its property against the beliefs of Philippines, Viet Nam and other Asian countries

Also soon after the Cardinal Grand Cross, there was a police killing of an unarmed black man in Ferguson Missouri that set off major riots.

All these issues are still unsettled and promise more potent events and transformational changes.

In our own lives most of us have entered into a New Chapter of our lives since March 2014. We have gone through much change, and in the process a letting go and releasing of that which represented the passing chapter in our lives.

The Universe is helping each one of us to transform our consciousness and lives in alignment with the Age of Aquarius.

We are being shown the way to our more authentic Self and more authentic lives.  Homes, relationships, schooling, and careers have been changing as a result.

So now in the continuing process of transition into a New Season or Chapter of our lives, we become challenged to let go and release some more of what no longer fits who we are becoming.

And we will receive more magic, more synchronicity, more signs and symbols to inspire us on the path into our new consciousness and lives.

As we are still in Eclipse Season, while Mercury is Retrograde (till September 22), it is important for each of us to be flexible, to be more open in our hearts, and to not let our left brain logical minds to stress too much in order to squeeze out answers and solutions.

Let the process unfold over the next few weeks and be patient about receiving clarity  and direction.

This week we add a few new important planetary events.

The biggest is another exact square between Saturn and Neptune. As we explained in previous forecasts, there is a conflict between needs for security (Saturn) and desires for transformational change (Neptune).  Saturn is boundaries, rules, and regulations. Neptune is borderless, with needs to have more empathy and to trust and “let in”.

Issues in the world about immigrants and strict boundary control plays out within the USA and also within Europe, as well as with Islamic State changes of boundaries in Syria and Iraq.

In our personal lives our boundaries may be threatened by others; emotions may be out of control; ; conflicts between being firm and being empathic; and conflicts for following rules and being responsible versus wanting to escape so much anxiety and stress.

Also this week on Friday September 9 Jupiter enters Libra for a year, after having been in Virgo this past year.

Jupiter in Virgo is inspired by more order, efficiency, and logical analysis.  Jupiter in Libra is inspired by balance, equality, fairness, beauty, peace and most of all relationship.

This coming year is a good year to work on relationships of all kinds, and to find the connecting links between people and between all things.

Stay on your path this week no matter what is going on around you and inside you.

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.

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Tides are Turning and Astrology Forecast August 28-September 3

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , on August 27, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

Tides are turning this week, and for many this week will constitute a turning point in their lives.

We are meant to have our comfort zones and protective bubbles challenged this week.

The major planetary movements this week include Mercury going Retrograde;  a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo; and a Mutable T-Square alignment that is part of the Solar Eclipse configuration.

It all begins on Tuesday August 30 at 9:04 AM EDT when Mercury turns Retrograde.  That will last until September 22 when it goes back Direct again.

Then 2 days later on Thursday September 1 at 5:03 AM EDT there is a Solar Eclipse New Moon at 9+ degrees of Virgo.   That means the Sun and Moon are both at 9+ degrees of Virgo.   And the Mutable T-square is formed with Neptune in Pisces at 10+ degrees opposite the Sun and Moon; and Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius squaring the 3 other planets.

This is a powerful and important aspect that is pulling us in different directions.

The Virgo New Moon Eclipse in Virgo demands order and perfection; Neptune in Pisces seeks flow and ease; Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius seek a bigger picture that brings answers and meaning.

All in all it is a potentially stress inducing configuration unless you commit to just taking the energetic ride of it.

If you push for control you will bring with it anxiety and pain.  If you accept what is happening inside you and around you as meant to be and meaningful you will have an easier time of it.

The Virgo Eclipse is energetically the strongest part of this aspect, and it may tend to get you into obsessing or over-analyzing something, especially the details.  Use the Neptune energy to let go and surrender mental control if that happens.

With Mercury being Retrograde at the same time, it is important not to let your left brain logical mind get too focused on trying to figure everything out.

It is important instead this week to trust the process, which means to know that everything will unfold and reveal what you need to know in time, just not right now.

Also be as flexible as possible in addressing any events or issues that confront you this week.

Remember that Eclipse Seasons are meant to shake things up and Mercury Retrograde is meant to help you to shift your perception or sense of your life’s reality.

You noticed that we were initiated into Eclipse Season last week by two major earthquakes: one in central Italy and one in Myanmar.  Shake-ups indeeed.

You may question your self or the decisions you have made during Mercury Retrograde and Eclipse Season.  At the least you will shift your outlook and perceptions.

If you do question your decisions or choices, please do not jump to conclusions, rush to judgment, or do anything impulsive.

Allow the process to unfold and if you can, wait for Eclipse Season to end (October 1) and Mercury to go Direct (September 22) before making any big decisions or big moves.

Our lives are in transition into a New Major Chapter.  We have been transforming our consciousness and our lives aligned with that reality.

That means there is an Old You that has been dying and a New You that has been born.  It is important during these transitions to keep contact with those who remind you of your old self to a minimum.

If family or friends or life mates have never truly “seen” you or honored you, you need to quit trying.  It is a well in your life that will likely stay dry.   You can keep contact with them but let go of expectations, stop taking on their energies and problems, and stop trying to get them to understand you.

You can do it if you keep your conversations superficial without getting into emotional issues.  You may not be able to share your deeper feelings with them anymore.

There is nothing more important in the transformational process than nurturing and taking care of the New You.  That New You is really the Authentic You, the one you may have silenced a long time ago in order to find acceptance.

Now s(he) has been birthed, and just like a newborn baby it needs to be protected from anything or anyone toxic.

Of course in the greater world we are also in transition from an old age to a new one.   And so many will keep hanging onto the old age, especially so if they have been privileged within the old age.

They will want the old paradigms to continue, and will fight to keep the old Military/Economic Establishment alive.

But you can see it falling apart right before our eyes.  Look at our Presidential election process and realize that the cream does not rise to the top anymore.  The liquid or soul of our culture and world is rancid and toxic as are the oceans of the Earth now.  Nothing nor anyone good is naturally rising to the top of our world. Instead playing the game well is what gives rise.

We need to look deeper to find the seeds of a New World and Age.  Those people and that consciousness will reign supreme but it is a process that will take time.

Do not despair when you look at the two party system and the choices it has afforded us. Do not despair when you look at the inequities, corruptions, abuses, and injustices all around.

Look deeper at the core of your own transformation and values. Look for people who are also working to transform themselves and their lives.

Do not buy into the old dramas that keep us victims to an unjust system.  Instead realize that “We are the ones we have been looking for”.  And as Jesus said “the meek shall inherit the Earth”, which really means that the power abusers will not last as the leaders of the world.

The Age of Aquarius is upon us and this Eclipse Season, if you look from a higher perspective, is triggering the deeper changes and transformations we need to evolve.

Do not let fear or hatred overtake you and you will not drown in the dramas and toxic energies from the old world.

The draws to fear and hatred will get stronger and stronger now. As a counter to that draw it is important now to integrate into your consciousness and heart the knowledge of Oneness and that all is connected.

Everyone is a part of you that is in the world. No one is your enemy to be feared or hated. Do not demonize either presidential candidate.  Just get out of the drama. Don’t be fooled into thinking any one person will ruin our country or world. The Universe is much bigger than any one person.

Each Presidential candidate is a reflection of a part of our country.  Trump and Clinton represent segments of our population and segments of our collective consciousness.

And much of that collective consciousness is filled with the toxins of the old world and its values. Just like in personal transformation, release the energies, clean out what the candidate represents, and then open to what comes into you instead.

It will be your true values, not the values of what you are have been programmed to believe.

Enjoy the ride,

Leo

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

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First Breezes of Eclipse Season and Astrology Forecast August 14-20

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on August 13, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

Saturn has now gone Direct, and as representative of the Hand of Time, Saturn puts the Universe’s clock back in forward motion. This assists us in leaving any personal escape zones or comfort zones.

“We are back on the clock”, as they say.  Time to take more seriously again our responsibility to be our authentic true soul self- not what we each are “expected” to be by family, society or our own expectations.

We are back on the clock just in time for the next Eclipse Season, which begins right after the Full Moon in Aquarius this coming week.

The first Eclipse this new season will be on September 1 at 5:03 AM EDT. It is a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo.  Just 2 days before that Eclipse Mercury will go Retrograde. Mercury will stay Retrograde until September 21, which means it will be Retrograde during both Eclipses this month, the second one a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon on September 16.

So this will be a very interesting Eclipse Season with two Eclipses and Mercury Retrograde.

It will be essential to let go of the shore you may be holding onto, as your life’s boat travels down the river of change and transformation.

There is so much world change on the way too.   Expect all the old certainties to not be so certain anymore.   Politically it is already happening.  This Presidential election cycle has been crazy, disillusioning, and unpredictable. That theme should continue.

Both traditional political parties have shown how dysfunctional and/or corrupt they each are.

Other institutions of the system will also show their shadows soon, and we need to be ready to collectively get more involved in new ways, new projects, new ideas.

Wikileaks is a new institution, outside the old system box, which is showing us the true colors of much of the old world and the people who are “authorities” and leaders within it.

I am sure they will continue to have that role, and they will be joined by others, including hackers who open secret doors of corruption from the old world.

More and more we will be opening to more Truth, and also we are being opened to people and places that show us Love.

Truth and Love are the twin pillars of the New Paradigm.  As we uncover the dark secret places of the Old World, as we let go of the power it has had over our minds, hearts and lives; we open to a new and better world, one more aligned with the authentic soul self we have been growing into.

It can be really disheartening at times to see the real face of the old world when the mask is lifted.  And it is so disillusioning to see some people in our personal lives when the rose colored glasses are removed.

This disillusionment is an important phase of the transformational process on the way to Aquarian Age consciousness.

We need to let go of the old world’s programming, and only by seeing the truth can it happen.

And the process can really be painful before we are graced by frequencies and people of the New World.

It can be difficult to trust again once one has been betrayed or lied to or disappointed by those we have counted upon.

But we do hopefully open our hearts to trust again, which helps us to open to the butterfly of new birth.

This coming Eclipse Season will give us breakdowns of that which needs to be let go of, and breakthroughs into new ideas, new consciousness, and new ways to be and live our lives.

This week the beginning winds of Eclipse Season begin to blow in as we experience a Full Moon in Aquarius on Thursday August 18 at 5:27 AM. This will begin the waning second half of the lunar cycle that began with a Leo New Moon on August 2.

That waning second half ends at the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo on September 1.

The Full Moon in Leo/Aquarius this week is thus an important marking point on the way to the first Eclipse. It will bring with it the beginning of issues that will be important during this Eclipse Season.

This Full Moon in Leo/Aquarius has a theme of heart (Leo) versus head (Aquarius) or how to find a balance between your heart and your head.

When you buy a car, for instance, do you buy the one that glitters and opens your heart(Leo) or do you buy the one that is practical, energy efficient, and inexpensive (Aquarius)? Or can you find one that has a balance between the two extremes?

Leo is open hearted and creative and resonates with what is popular. Aquarius is open minded and inventive and resonates with what is individualized and unique. Leo is more self focused; Aquarius is more socially or group focused.

At an Aquarius Full Moon it is time to be more socially conscious, but be aware of your own or other egos that get in the way.

As we pass through this Full Moon which is bringing in the first breezes of the Eclipse Season, be present and aware of any signs or symbols of the issues that will important during this Eclipse Season. What is coming into your personal life that will be an important issue to look at during this Eclipse Season?

What is opening up in the greater world that will be important during the Eclipse Season?

See you next week,

Leo

If you are interested in an astrological reading or consultation, write me at soulus@aol.com for more information. I use both Skype and phone for long distance sessions.

 

Hand of Time and Astrology Forecast August 7-13

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 6, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

We have passed through the gate of a New Moon in Leo from August 2. On August 18 that New Moon from August 2 will become Full- A Full Moon in Aquarius.

That will be an important Full Moon, as it begins a new Eclipse Season.  That Full Moon in Aquarius blows in the first winds of change connected to the issues that will dominate our consciousness during this new Eclipse Season.

The first Eclipse will be on September 1.  It is a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo.

The second and last Eclipse for this Eclipse Season will be on September 16.  It is a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Pisces.

So we can expect another round of important and intense world events soon again.   There will likely be a continuation of issues around police treatment of African Americans,  and anger toward the police.

There will also likely be a continuation of terrorist events.

And of course the Presidential election process will intensify, though it seems hard to imagine it getting any more intense.

There will also likely be new world events that continue to shake up our reality and consciousness and help us to more greatly transform into the Age of Aquarius.

The economy and stock market could be vulnerable for change, especially so if interest rates are increased in September by the Federal Reserve.  The really volatile Middle East could also be ripe for new eruptions.  Also North Korea and China are getting more and more angry with neighboring countries, as well as western governments- especially the USA.

Turkey and  Russia and their roles in Syria could also be in the spotlight.  And of course events will likely erupt that will be complete surprises.

Just know that Eclipse Seasons accelerate the process of change and transformation in the world and in your personal life.

We have entered a big new chapter or season of our lives.  The transition time has been from Spring 2014 to now.  Look back at your life prior to Spring of 2014 and look at it now.

Look at the world prior to Spring 2014 and look at it now.

Islamic State was unheard of  and Ferguson had not happened yet, whch triggered all the racial tensions.  Russia had not invaded Ukraine and upset its relationship with the western world and Nato.

So now we are in an important new chapter of our collective and individual lives, a new chapter on the way toward the Age of Aquarius.

What still needs to transform in your life to make you aligned with the energies of the Age of Aquarius and also aligned with your own authentic higher self and its natural soul journey?

What is not aligned in your life now?  Are your relationships healthy?  Are your family connections other than dysfunctional?  Are you in a career or job that is satisfying and aligned with your true self or are you there just to surive financially?

Do you have love in your life or are your relaionships just relationships out of habit?

Are you still controlled by old belief systems, and patterns of behavior that keep you stuck?

Do you feel like your life is a rerun every day, with “Groundhog Day” repeats?

Do you put up with relationship patterns that are so dysfunctional that they are not heart or feeling connected anymore?  Do you just go through the motions without real connection?

Well, it is possible that the approaching Eclipse Season will break down some of these old ways and provide you with breakthroughs into new mindsets and ways.

In fact Eclipse Seasons usually do have breakdowns and breakthroughs, some small and sometimes rather large life changing ones.

Before we hit into Eclipse Season, however, we find ourselves in the waxing half of the lunar cycle begun at the New Moon in Leo on August 2.    That Moon continues to wax and grow until the Full Moon in Pisces on August 18, at which time it begins its waning half of the cycle.

This Leo New Moon lunar cycle wants us to get more into our hearts and creative expression.  It beckons us to trust more and live from our spontaneous hearts and not so much from our calculating heads.

Have Leo fun this remaining summer, while it still lasts here in the Northern Hemisphere of Planet Earth.

The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo on September 1 will herald the call to get more into work and to create more order in our lives.  But that’s almost a month away.

There are only minor aspects this week, until Saturday when Saturn goes from Retrograde to Direct.

Saturn is gravity, but also the Hand Of Time.   So the clock of the Universe begins to tick again on Saturday.

You may feel or see events that seem rather fated around that date.  Saturn gives a sense of greater definiton, of rules and regulations that need to be followed.  It can make us also feel more secure, stable and grounded if not trapped and controlled.

Try to get a sense at around the Saturn turning of what new resolutions, intentions and commitments you want to make for your self and your life.

The Universal Hand of Time lets you know that time is limited and that you cannot keep putting off or procrastinating that which is important to you and your soul’s growth.

Till next week,

Leo

If you are interested in an astrological reading of consultation, write me at soulus@aol.com for more information.  I use both Skype and phone for long distance sessions.

Stepping up the Tempo and Astrology Forecast September 20-27.

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 17, 2015 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

Last week we moved through our first eclipse of this Eclipse Season, a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo. And then a few days afterward we experienced the beginning of a new Mercury Retrograde period.

A huge 8.3 Earthquake in Chile happened during that week. I would not be surprised if more were on the way soon considering the deep power of this Eclipse Season.

We are in new energy zones now and this week the intensity increases with a second quarter Moon in Sagittarius; Autumn Equinox; and Pluto going Direct just a few days before the important Total Lunar Eclipse Full Blood Moon in Aries early next week.

The second quarter of the Solar Eclipse New Moon’s lunar cycle begins on Monday September 21, with the Moon in Sagittarius.

A second quarter moon usually picks up the pace in the lunar cycle,  as we move inexorably forward toward the Total Lunar Eclipse Full Blood Moon in Aries on Sunday September 27.

Before that Lunar Eclipse, there is an important annual turning point event,  the Autumn Equinox on Wednesday September 23 at 4:21 AM EDT.

Autumn Equinox always begins as the Sun moves into Libra.  Those Libran scales are evenly balanced between dark and light minutes of the day on Autumn Equinox; but right afterwards the dark minutes begin to increase.  They will continue to increase until Winter Solstice when darkness will be at its zenith.

You can metaphorically view the Autumn Equinox like a sunset time of year, as Spring Equinox is like a Sun rising time of year.

As the darkness begins to set in at Autumn Equinox, our hearts and souls begin to soften and open up to relationship and artistic beauty.  These are Libra traits that are evident during the beginning month of Autumn.

As we begin to move more yin-ward with the increasing dark minutes of the day, we feel a pull to be more attentive to social values instead of more self assertive values.

Self assertive pursuits are more organic in the first month of spring when Aries is the ruling sign.

So now we begin to lean into cooler and darker days, but ever so slowly, as we take our time as we experience the loveliness of early Autumn.

In contrast, overnight September 24/25, darkly intense Pluto goes from Retrograde to Direct.  As it changes directions, its power of transformation enters our collective energy field.

The intensity level will increase as we feel our passion increasing. Sometimes that means we are more apt to get into arguments with others, and if so be careful not to say things you might regret later.

Other times, however, Pluto can help us to express what we have been suppressing, so we can then work out issues that have blocking out our authentic “voice”.  At the same time there may be a catharsis in the interaction and a clearing the air.

Afterwards there is a feeling of renewal, like after an orgasm.  Pluto is the ruling planet of Scorpio and so passions of all sorts including sexual are normal at such times of Pluto changing directions.

And this increase of intensity is a bridge into the power of the Total Lunar Eclipse new Moon in Aries.

That Total Lunar Eclipse is the 4th Lunar Eclipse in a row that is total eclipse, also called a Blood Moon.

And every one of these Blood Moons has occurred on a Jewish holiday, showing us the potentiality of a sign pointing to important world events involving Israel now.

The fight right now over the Jewish Temple Mount, which is the Muslim Al Aqsa, has been getting heavier and is a potential place for great conflict, as this area has been considered holy by Christians, Muslims and Jews.

Also as we move through the shifts this week and next, look closely at the stock markets and global economy. They are on the verge of great transformation, and signs of great changes that are on the way are being shown now.

Out world is in the process of great change, as our old paradigm for living is changing more and more every day.  Old borders between countries, and power balances are changing more and more every day.

This is a great time, as everything is shifting, to open up to the gateway and portal into our new world.

As you clear out blocks and let go of old dysfunctional patterns and toxic energies, you are opening up more to Source and Universe.  From there you will receive more synchronicities and meaningful symbols showing you the way.   This portal has great doses of Truth helping you to be more awake.

This gateway also has more love and meaning pouring through, changing the tone and glow of everyone and everything in your life.

We are being taken out of our old comfort zones during this Eclipse Season, which may not have been truly that comfortable for you.

As you are being taken off your usual balance, that brings in both difficult and enjoyable elements into your consciousness and life.

You will naturally experience breakdowns of that which is not right for you anymore and breakthroughs into new realms of experience.

Do not hold on too tightly to that which is ready to go.  Stop your self from being too attached and all will happen more gracefully.

It is true that change can be stressful, whether considered positive or negative,so do your best to keep centered and seeing all as happening for a reason.

Remember that Mercury is Retrograde now too, so do not try too hard to figure it all out intellectually or analytically.  Let the process unfold now instead of needing answers now.

Allow your reflective, imaginative, and intuitive mind and heart to be of more influence now.

And realize that also there may be some rewinding into the past too now, so you can reintegrate people, ideas, old parts of self back into your consciousness.

And please with all the shifting and changing and Mercury Retrograde, be careful not to jump to any conclusions or make hasty decisions.

The Eclipse Intensity will slowly subside after the Total Eclipse and Mercury will stay retrograde until October 9.

This Lunar Eclipse Full Moon on Sunday September 27 will be at 10:51 PM EDT.  It will have the Sun in Libra and the Moon in Aries.

This will push us into finding a proper balance between peace and conflict; between being true to self or true to someone else or a relationship; taking action or letting things go; and being assertive or being accommodating.

In the greater world “war or peace” will be a likely major theme to be worked out.

I am posting this while in Southern France.  We are there on a pilgrimage to the places Mary Magdalene was said to have walked, and to experience the energies of the Cathars, who were wiped out in genocide in the 13th century during the Inquisition.

I hope to post short updates on September 26 and October 3 while still in France. I will be back to USA on October 5.

Till next week,

Leo

Also I have a new YouTube video for the eclipses for you to see.

And my wife Deborah has just started a blog will bring to you a greater sense of life’s sacredness and our human connection to our Earth, Feminine mysteries and that which brings us all together in unity.

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 my services on my website http://www.spiritualrenaissance.com.  You can sign up for our newsletter there.

Leo Knighton Tallarico has been a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for 30 years.

Bringing in the Eclipses with Mercury Retrograde and Astrology Forecast September 13-19

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 12, 2015 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This coming week will bring some big energy shifts as important planetary movements show up.

There is a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo Sunday September 13 at 2:41 AM EDT; there is a spiritually oriented opposition between Jupiter and Neptune on September 17; and Mercury goes Retrograde also on September 17 at 2:09 PM EDT.

The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo is the first of two eclipses this September.  The second one will be a Total Lunar Eclipse Full Blood Moon in Aries on September 27.

Eclipses generally shake up our usual rhythms and normal way of being, allowing change to come through.   This first eclipse, the Solar Eclipse, is a New Moon with much more power than the usual New Moon as it is an eclipse.   The Moon stands in between the Sun and Earth, effectively blocking out the light from the Earth.

Our ancestors of course would often get really freaked out as day turned to night at the wrong time.   This Solar Eclipse is only partial, and as such the Sun’s rays will not be totally blocked.  And here in the United States it will be nighttime during the eclipse, so it will not  show here.

Since this Eclipse is a New Moon in Virgo,  issues of bringing things into some kind of order or perfection will be swirling around our lives.  Being in dreamy, idealistic places will not last.  Virgo requires down to Earth realism.

Virgo often goes further than mere realism, and shows up as skepticism or just plain disbelief.    It is easy with Virgo to get into a “glass half empty” state of mind, which stops us from expecting too much and then getting disappointed.

So keep your feet on the ground, so to speak, as you go through this eclipse, not allowing yourself to get too swept up or overly excited about anything.  If you do, you will soon get knocked back down to “reality”.

Virgo also brings us to a more humble and simple attitude so we can see up close, without any frills or big egos. From that grounded humble place, we are more able to see what is wrong or what is broken.  And then we are better able to fix or heal what has gone wrong.

In the global world, events will take us out of any fantasies or bubbles we collectively find ourselves in.   We will be brought down to the reality of the economy, for instance.  Already we are seeing the Bears come out to slow down the global stock markets.

This comedown will continue until there is a crash that will precipitate the transformation of our global economic system, so that we can rebuild with the needs of all the people in mind.

Bernie Sanders is touching a nerve here in America, as he preaches about how the few hold so much of the wealth in the world.

How can any economic system be right when some people earn billions every year and others earn minimum wage of 7+ dollars an hour. Or as in other countries in the world sell their daughters or their kidneys so they can feed their families.

The trickle down theory of economics has soundly been shown to not work!  So as the economic structure of the world deteriorates, know that this is just part of a world wide transformation that will make the world more fair and just.

Maybe the stock markets will not go too far down this late summer and autumn, but if not they will soon. Reserve currency changing from the dollar to some other currency is what will likely be a major catalyst for global economic change.

And our Superpower status will change in other ways too.  The balance of power in the world is shifting too, as China, India, Russia, and Iran will continue to get stronger.    Hopefully there does not need to be big battles with China, Iran or Russia in order to usher in this change, but that could very well happen.

And it is more and more likely that Israel will be in the center of the big change coming.

Recent aspects to its natal Mars, the nuclear deal with Iran, and the Blood Moon on September 27 happening on a Jewish holiday promise likely big change for Israel.  Four Blood Moons in a row over the last 18 months have all happened on Jewish holidays.

This will not bring a messiah or herald the end of the world as many fundamentalist religious people are promising, but major conflict concerning Israel is likely this late summer and autumn.

The USA, since the Cardinal Grand Cross in 2014 crossed its natal Sun and Saturn, have had many aspects of Uranus and Pluto to that same natal Sun and Saturn.  And Pluto is still there affecting the well being of the USA.

So the USA can expect major events over the next year or so that will reshape how we think and live our lives.

Refugees from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and other places where major military conflicts are driving people from their homes, will continue to flood into Europe and the USA, changing the culture of these countries.

And the Islamic State continues to change boundaries between countries as it has gobbled up land in Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Egypt already.

The world is transforming in big ways and that process will be accelerated now. And mid week, as Mercury goes Retrograde and Jupiter opposes Neptune, there may be greater confusion on the state of the world.

Mercury Retrograde, beginning on the 17th, will shift our mental processes as it always does. It will stay until October 9, at which time it will go back Direct again.

As it is going Retrograde in the middle of two eclipses, we can expect that we will be brought through a time when we will be taken off our usual balance.

The Mercury Retrograde part of that unbalance will mainly affect our mental state.  When Mercury goes Retrograde, our usual mental agendas and paradigms are shifting, as our way of perceiving is in flux.

That is why it is always recommended not to make big decisions or stage big events during Mercury Retrograde.

I know many of you became aware of this need not to jump into things while Venus was Retrograde.  After it went back Direct on September 6, our hearts began to see more clearly what was really going on in certain relationships.

If we had jumped to conclusions or jumped into certain relationships, we would have put ourselves into something unhealthy or into something not really right for us.

Now close behind that Venus Retrograde we have Mercury Retrograde and the eclipses.  So stay on your toes, so to speak, and do not dig in or hold onto anything too tightly.  Over attachment to anything is not a good idea now, as the speed of change is strong now.

And Jupiter opposite Neptune this week will help you to surrender undo need for control.  That aspect is good for spiritual connection, for synchronicity and connection with the Universe.  Magic is alive if you are awake and alive.

But you will need some degree of trust so you can let the process of life unfold as it is meant to unfold.

Keep your mind and heart open to new ways of thinking and seeing.

There is a major portal opening now, bringing a flood of love and truth our way. Let that flood help you to release old ways that are not right for you anymore.

Often we are unaware of how much our society and family have programmed us to see ourselves, others and life in a certain way.    Let those preconceived notions organically leave your mind, so you can open to Truth, which will help you be more free.

Be open now to new truths, which are not sitting in Galaxies beyond our comprehension, but are sitting right before our eyes here up close in reality.

Did you ever walk into a room that you have walked through many times before, and all of a sudden see a picture or some object you thought you had never seen before? Then someone tells you it had always been there. You just had not put your attention there before.  You see it now because you are ready to see it.

That is how some truths can come to you now, right before your eyes now open to see.

Also I have a new YouTube video for the eclipses for you to see.

And my wife Deborah has just started a blog will bring to you a greater sense of life’s sacredness and our human connection to our Earth, Feminine mysteries and that which brings us all together in unity.

Till 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..

Please feel free to find my services on my website http://www.spiritualrenaissance.com.  You can sign up for our newsletter there.

Leo Knighton Tallarico has been a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for 30 years.

Combining Head and Heart and Astrology Forecast August 9-15

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By Leo Knighton Tallarico

We are working our way through an important turning point in our lives.  This past week, since Saturn went Direct  on August 2, has brought us to a shift in our consciousness and life.  For some this may be rather subtle energetically, but for others it is much more obvious.

Perhaps something has come to light that you were not fully aware of before; or perhaps an event happened that turned your thinking; perhaps someone else has revealed something about themselves or you that you were not fully aware before.  Maybe a light switch went on in your mind or heart that shows you the way to go now.

This turning point time period will give way to a sense of new beginnings after the New Moon in Leo on Friday August 14.  That New Moon will be at 10:53 AM EDT.

The lunar cycle begun at this New Moon in Leo will lead to a very important lunar cycle that will begin at the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Virgo on September 13.  The Solar Eclipse will be followed by a powerful Total Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Aries on September 27.  That is called by some a Blood Moon as it is the 4th Lunar Eclipse in row that is a Total Lunar Eclipse, a rare occurrence.

And all 4 of these Total Lunar Eclipses happen on sacred Jewish dates.

And this turning point we are moving through now- included Saturn going Direct while making close aspect to Jupiter, Venus and Mercury- all right at Israel’s natal Mars placement.

So something is really stirring around Israel.  And this last week during this turning point time, much has been happening with the Iranian nuclear deal, a deal that is passionately opposed by Israel.

One of Israel’s top officials commented this past week that Israel is considering bombing Iran’s nuclear facilities regardless of this deal that was struck with UN countries.

That would likely touch off a major Middle East and perhaps world conflict.

Iraq, Libya, and Syria are suffering largely because of foreign invasions or influences, and the Islamic State is strongly influential now in those and other countries in the Middle East.

And President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is also being challenged by hawkish elements in the USA Congress, in Iran, in Israel and other countries.

Look for more clues, signs and synchronicities this week to tell you what may be coming to the Middle East and elsewhere during the upcoming Eclipse Season.

And this is also true for your own life.   The turning point time period will shift into Drive Gear at the New Moon in Leo on August 14.  But before Friday keep in mind we are in the last quarter phase of the Moon’s cycle.

So this week before the New Moon in Leo, we will be picking up the emotional pieces from the last few weeks, processing our experiences, and getting ourselves ready for renewed action and greater intensity.  Do your best to not let energies of depression control you before this New Moon, but nevertheless allow your soul to come down into its truth even if that truth will tend to “bring you down”.

We have been getting more into our heart and its wisdom and connections during these last few weeks.  With a New Moon in Leo and Mars going into Leo on Saturday August 8, there is still going to be a strong focus on heart and creative energies.

What makes your heart sing, what and whom is your heart into, how much can you open your heart to express the authentic being that you are by nature?   How much can you improve your self expression and self esteem- enough to put the controlling ego in the back seat of your life?

But along with this heart emphasis we will be integrating the earthy mental vibes of Virgo. Mercury went from Leo to Virgo this last Friday August 7 and Jupiter will enter Virgo (where it will stay for about a year) this Tuesday August 11.

Virgo is the sign after Leo, and as such it tends to humble the Lion’s big roar of pride.  Virgo can also bring some shame to the bravado of Leo, its self focus and its big hearted honesty.  Sometimes big hearted honesty can hurt others like when a little child passes an overweight person and says “look mommy at that fat man”.   Honest and innocent but not aware of its affect on others.

So be ready as we begin to get more Virgo influence of needing to combine more your head with your heart.  Your head is your heart’s important advisor and needs to be consulted on important matters.  And with Mercury ruling the head of mind and communication, its loves to be in Virgo.

Virgo analyzes, finds “what’s wrong with this picture”?, and generally brings one down into the details of cold reality.

So watch for “reality” to begin to come more into play now, and for a greater need to fix or heal what has been broken or injured.

Jupiter in Virgo will make expansive energies be more grounded in practical and logical ways. Inspiration will need to combine with needs to manifest, not just fly into new ideas that are never earthed.

There will need to be more order to one’s aspirations and dreams.

This may sound like a “downer” to some free spirits. But if you want your spirit to serve your purposes for being here on this Earth at this important time, then you will get some help over the next year to make that more real.

Keep in mind also this week that Venus is still Retrograde and will be until September 6.  At this turning point time period, there will tend to be new insights and light shone on important relationships and their patterns and habits.

As you move through this New Moon in Leo, you will be driving your life car forward even if you do not completely know what has recently shifted in your important relationships.  Since the turning point is passing, this New Moon will be bringing you forward into a more certain relationship destiny, even if much still needs to be revealed to your conscious mind.

Till next week,

Leo

I have created a new YouTube presentation for the Spring Portal.

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 my services on my website http://www.spiritualrenaissance.com.  You can sign up for our newsletter there.

Leo Knighton Tallarico has been a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for 30 years.