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Settling Into New Reality and Astrology Forecast March 12-18.

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 11, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This coming week should be much tamer, and less stressful and intense than it has been over the last several months.

For those of you affected by the current Venus Retrograde movement, however, relationships may still bring you some intensity and perhaps stress.

The week starts out this Sunday with a Full Moon in Virgo, which means that the Sun is in Pisces and is directly opposite the Full Moon in Virgo.

This Full Moon in Virgo is at 10:54 AM EDT.  It is the first day of Daylight Savings Time for most of the USA.

This annual Full Moon in Virgo is usually pretty gentle and soft.  I have no reason to believe it will be any different for most people this year.

Both Virgo and Pisces are signs that are meant to keep egos from getting too big.  Pisces can be very selfless and surrendered, and Virgo is at its best when keeping things simple and humble.

So this Full Moon in Virgo will serve you best if you keep your ego in check and concentrate more on your job or being of service.

Now of course Venus in Aries has other aims.   It is bold and proud and concentrates on being true to Self and empowered.

So you might feel both extremes in the few days surrounding this Full Moon.   You will have a pull to stand tall and hold your ground, while also wanting to be humble and allowing of others.

Do not be afraid to assert yourself now and assert your needs. Just do your best to do that in a way that the other person will hear and take in.

Good communication is not just about self expression. It is also about listening and being aware of those you are communicating to.

There has been so much change and so much new to get used to in the world over the last several months.

The election of Donald Trump to be President represents a major turning point for our country and world.

Everything now is much more out in the open, and for better or worse people are speaking their minds now without as much filter or control.

This of course can be very dangerous as Pandora’s Box of previously suppressed emotions has broken open.

There is much more hatred shown lately and violence often feels more on the verge of erupting.

This is also happening in the greater world, as Iran and North Korea are rattling their sabers, in large part as a reaction to the new USA administration’s more militant posture.

South Korea had its President impeached this last week, and it is unpredictable how China and especially North Korea will react to that.

The USA intends to put up in South Korea a missile shield and both China and North Korea have threatened reprisals if that happens.

Since Trump was elected both North Korea and Iran have tested long range missiles, in defiance of International rules.

Before this coming summer is over much of this tension will come to a head.  And also new economic realities will show themselves before this year is out.

August is the most intense month this year, and it could be extremely powerful as there are two elipses including a most important Total Solar Eclipse in Leo that will cross all the United States for the first time since 1918.

This turning point of Trump’s election is part of the planetary movements that require our human family to experience a deep transformation.

That transformation at its best will help us to heal and to reset our priorities and hence the paradigm we operate within.

Our Earth has been beaten up, our environment and oceans made so toxic, and our human family more and more self destructive.

Weapons of mass destruction, might makes right beliefs, and such a wide separation between sexes, religions, nations, cultures, families and races make a danger for us all.

We must be ready now to evolve into states of mind and consciousness that see us all as connected, all part of the same Earth family, living in a sacred world and a meaningful Universe.

The differences between us must be honored and respected, but must not separate us from the unity of heart and soul that is always there ready to be recognized and felt.

This is Diversity within Unity and is the light of consciousness wanting to stream into each of us as a foundation for the Age of Aquarius.

Also part of the Age of Aquarius is computers, technology, and internet. This will likely not go away, it will likely instead keep expanding.

If it does go away, it will be because it has not been integrated with our bodies, our Earth and our needs for intimate connection with one another.

If we continue to create electronic bubbles for ourselves that keep us separate from others and our deeper souls and bodies, then all will crumble and die.

It is not the technology that is bad, it is what we are doing or not doing that is damaging to our hearts, souls, and intimate relationships.  Our Earth’s nature and creatures are also endangered by our disconnection.

True empathy is our potential savior now,   As we are able to feel the reality of other beings, we make the deeper connections that transform our world into a new paradigm and age. Diversity within Unity becomes a healthy reality.

If we continue to live in US versus Them consciousness, we will end up destroying one another when “push comes to shove”, which is not that far away.

Though this should be a tamer week than usual, we still are dealing with Venus Retrograde issues, and end of Winter Pisces deeper reflections.

Mid week could get somewhat more emotionally intense as the Moon goes into Scorpio from Wednesday through most of Friday.  

You may also experience some “stop signs” when the Sun squares Saturn on Friday.

And late Friday into Saturday will bring a strong tendency to tell it like it is in a frank and straight forward manner as Mercury conjuncts Venus Retrograde early Saturday the 18th

Then next week on the 20th,  Winter officially ends at the Spring Equinox as the Sun moves into Aries.

We will talk more about that next week.

Leo

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Open the Gates of Change and Astrology Forecast February 19-25

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , on February 18, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

We are now in Pisces time of year, as the Sun moved into Pisces early morning on the 18th of February.

That means there is only one month left of Winter in the northern hemisphere of planet Earth.  Spring Equinox is on March 20.

So this week, starting on February 18, the Sun is in the last month of Winter while in Pisces.

At the same time this week, starting also on February 18,  we are entering the last quarter Moon phase before the New Moon Solar Eclipse on February 26.

So this week is a week of remembering and letting go of parts of the past.  We can go deeper inside ourselves and process what has been happening lately, and also what has happened in our more distant past.

Pisces is very sensitive and inner directed, and feels more comfortable in dreamy, poetic, and music based consciousness.

There is a desire to leave the conventional, accepted, and more harsh rules of living.  Pisces sees what can be a better world, and finds it sometimes difficult to be in “reality”.

So Pisces can be escapist and seek to avoid situations it is not comfortable in.

So you can use this week, if you can arrange it, to have plenty of time to go inward and to feel deeper realities.

If you cannot because of responsibilities in the “real” world, then find some time for meditation, music, art, spirituality, psychology, being aware of your dreams,  movies that have feelings and emotions, and time with others who are sensitive and deep.

When Spring comes it will then be time to take more direct action.

Most importantly this week however, is the fact that we are in between eclipses and preparing for the stronger of the 2 eclipses:  A Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces on February 26.

The first eclipse was on February 10 in Aquarius/Leo.  It was a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon.

Many people have since been shaken out of status quo thinking, and experienced breakdowns and/or breakthroughs of their lives or consciousness.  Change is certainly in the air.

That theme of transformational change continues as we move toward the Solar Eclipse and further into Eclipse Season.

If you were born in late February Pisces especially, you will be affected by this Solar Eclipse.  Those also born in late May Gemini, late August Virgo, or late November Sagittarius will also be more greatly affected.

I cannot state it strongly enough that we as a human family are in the middle of such great change and transformation.

It is not because Donald Trump became president.  It is the opposite:  Donald Trump is the president because of all the change that this world is ready for and needs

What his presidency represents is shaking up and waking up the whole world.   The potential for deep transformational change is greater than it has been in many, many years.

The Universe with its planetary alignments is creating the circumstances and events necessary for the change we are and will be going through.

This summer the changes will be even bigger as we experience in August two eclipses, including a most important Total Solar Eclipse New Moon in Leo that will be the first Total Solar Eclipse to travel over the whole of the United States since 1918.

The way is opening up now, during these current eclipses, for the light of even greater change to pour through this Summer.

But now as we get ready to experience the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces next Sunday the 26th of February, we need to spend more time and energy being awake and present for the new light and love that is wanting to stream through our consciousness and lives.

Concentrate not so much on Donald Trump and how much you love or hate him.   His narcissism thrives on such attention.

Concentrate more on letting go of old stories and mental programs that have controlled your life.

You now have opportunity to release dysfunctional patterns of behavior and relating more than ever before.

Truth is wanting to shine through along with love, and that truth will assist you in your healing and transformational process.

There is ample evidence, for instance, that extraterrestrial visitations have been covered up by governments and former presidents.

There is so much we have been programmed to believe or not believe by our parents, schools, religions, and governments.

When you are ready to know the truth, the truth will be brought to you if you are awake and open-minded.

That does not mean it is right to accept all the crazy conspiracy theories that are out there.  Instead we each need to trust our own inner sources to find what is real and true.

As we let in more truth, love has a greater chance of being real and not just wishful dream-world romaniticizing.

As we let in more love, truth has a greater chance to be hopeful and optimistic, not cynical and hopeless.

Love and Truth together move mountains and allow us to have a healthier life and world.

As we move through this Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces, expect the flow of watery feelings and insights to be really powerful and in some cases overwhelming.

Pisces is a soul oriented sign, and as such gets us to experience that which is deeper than our chattering and unfeeling minds.

Our true self is known more clearly from our hearts and souls than our minds.  The mind that is not connected to our hearts and souls is the breeding ground for a controlling ego.

Since Pisces is a mutable water sign, we can best navigate this Solar Eclipse by being flexible and open to change.

That does not mean one should totally surrender one’s control and stability, but it does mean one may get shaken up out of stuck and rigid places in one’s mind or life.

The energy of the eclipse will get more intense leading up to the eclipse, which happens on February 26 at 9:58 AM EST.

On the same day Mars will conjunct Uranus in Aries, which will give us events and/or mind frames that will break outside of old boxes and liberate us from that which has kept us stuck.

That Mars which is conjunct Uranus on the 26th is square to Guardian of the Underworld Pluto on the 22nd.

So the Uranus/Pluto square is triggered again, as well as the Cardinal T-square, which includes Jupiter in Libra in the mix.

All in All, it is time to let go of the old chapter in your life in a much bigger way, and to let in a new and more powerful chapter in your life and in the life of the country and world.

Much of what is breaking down from the past may not feel good, but when a storm comes through a town it does not only break down what is not wanted. “You can’t always get what you want”. But you get what you need.

The way needs to be cleared for new energies, for a new paradigm, for a New Age. And that is what is happening.

Till next week,

Leo

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In the Middle of Eclipse Season and Astrology Forecast Februay 12-18.

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , on February 11, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This week we are in between two eclipses.   The Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Leo has passed, and the stronger Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces will not be here until February 26.

It will be stronger in part because Mars in Aries will be square Pluto just before it is conjunct Uranus in Aries on the 26th.

These Mars movements will trigger the powerful Cardinal T-Square of Jupiter in Libra, Pluto in Capricorn and Uranus in Aries. That will accelerate the changes, the revolution and evolution of our consciousness and lives.

This week, though intensity should remain strong as it is part of  Eclipse Season, there will be a gradual “coming down” from the Lunar Eclipse Full Moon last week.

The issues that were brought up for you around the eclipse last week, will be ripe for processing and transforming.

Then at the Solar Eclipse New Moon on the 26th there will be a thrust forward with more action and even more intensity.

For now in your consciousness, do your best to not make absolute conclusions or rigid opinions.

Issues and ideas will unfold and be changeable now, and though one may want the security of having a set agenda, it is best to surrender to the greater energies during this Eclipse Season.

In the greater world, this Eclipse Season has brought on strong counteractions to the Trump administration’s agenda.  For instance, the courts have denied him the ability to stop the flow of immigrants into the country.

You can know for sure that this presidential administration will continue to face enormous backlash against its policies and actions.

We can now see how easy it will be for traditional and long set USA policies and protocols to fall away and in some instances crash.

The election of Trump showed us that the process of transformation into an Age Of Aquarius will not be graceful.

The United States will have many breakdowns of old ways, both good and bad, while at the same time trying to recapture the principles and values that formed America in its beginnings.

Europe will also be trying to find its identity during the next few years, and the turn to nationalism there and in America is part of that process.

Remember in the bigger picture we are moving into an age of Equality and Diversity within Unity, so anything that develops that appears to be going in an opposite direction is temporary and just part of the process.

Attempts to go back to old ways of Super Powers and exclusiveness are on the way out.  These attempts to go back to those old ways will be short lived and on a deeper level part of reintegrating what was good about the past that has been “thrown out with the bath water”.

Those original American principles of the Constitution and Bill of Rights have been eroding through the years, and they are needing to be found again for the rebirth part of its transformation into an Age of Aquarius.

On a personal level we are all being challenged to stay on our path, keeping and even firming up our own values.

This new administration is a part of the Universe’s challenge to us to not let fear and hatred take us off course.

If we are now afraid and feel hopeless or victimized and keeping our hatred alive; we are moving into the same mind frame as those we are hating and feeling powerless to.

We can now deepen our connections to Source and the Universe, strengthen our commitment to the world we envision, and be a part of a growing movement of revolution.

Just as our ancestors started a revolution from the grip of a King’s’ authority, so now can we do the same in our own way.

Keep your view of the bigger picture, strengthen your resolve for transformational change, and deepen your spiritual connection. Concentrate on those things and you will stay out of a personal inner hell.

This week as we move “down” from last week’s Lunar Eclipse Full Moon, we begin to get ready for the more powerful eclipse on February 26.

On Thursday February 16 the Moon goes into Scorpio for a few days, to begin a process of going deeper into your soul, your emotions and feelings, and your inner spiritual depths.

On Saturday February 18, while the Moon is still in Scorpio, the Sun will begin its annual journey through Pisces.

Scorpio and Pisces are both deep water signs, so you will be prompted to go inside yourself more.

Later that same day as the Moon moves into Sagittarius it will create the 4th quarter Moon, which begins the last quarter of the lunar cycle.

That 4th quarter beginning will open up the way to a need to finish things up in preparation for the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces on February 26.

What parts of your current life need to change now?

Is it your attitudes and beliefs?  Is it the patterns of your relationships?  Is there a need to change your home or homelife?  Do you feel good about fulfilling your sense of purpose?

Just like in the 60’s and 70’s, all parts of one’s life may be challenged to change.

Back then as now, if our relationships feel empty, without soul and spirit, they will need to change or be ended.

If we do not feel heart connection to our jobs or place where we live, we may need to make changes.

You will know when and if it is time to make the changes, as life and the Universe will bring you the events or inner stirrings that show you the way.

You will not need to contrive the changes or “push the river” t0 move forward before it is time.

Eclipse Seasons often bring the events or inner stirrings for change, but it usually does not mean change comes all at once.

If the events or inner promtings come to you it is best to pay heed, as it is better to initiate change than have it thrown at us. Yet sometimes it is “fated” to come to us when we least expect it.

The more connected we each are to our inner light the better, and that is strengthened with an inner anchor inside.

Till next week,

Leo

Please check out my new forecast for 2017- https://youtu.be/sYw9g0OuqV4

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Choosing or not Choosing Change, and Astrology Forecast February 21-27

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , on February 20, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

The Full Moon in Virgo is on Monday February 22  at 1:20 PM EST.     The Eclipse Season has already been bringing in winds of change.

This Full Moon, however, pushes the winds even stronger; and then in two more weeks, on March 8, there is the first of two Eclipses:  A Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces.

The power of transformation is getting stronger and stronger now, breaking down centers of moderation and control.

You can see this happening politcally as candiates like Trump and Sanders are doing well.   They are not members of the moderate wing of their parties, each instead speaking with a strong voice that does not much care about being cautious or restrained.

For any kind of true transformation to take place, that which holds things together must be broken down, so real change can move through without much obstruction or obstacles.

In the late ’60s and ’70s there was great transformation moving through our collective and individual consciousness, as well as through our world. The center was breaking down, in th eworld and in each one of us.

Uranus conjunct Pluto triggered that revolution; now Uranus square Pluto has been triggering this one.

Like the ’60s, people are tired of doing “business as usual” in a corrupt world,  trying to keep privilege and wealth in the same hands over and over again.

Like in the ’60s, people are tired of secret and lies, and other attempts to continue programming  people to be robots or even slaves to those who remain in control and in power.

As our lives continue to come apart at the seams of our old paradigm, allow your self to be more flexible, not fighting change, and instead trusting it to be happening for a reason, with meaning.

I realize that is easier to do when change is happening because of the birth of a baby, or a new and obviously better job, or moving to a better home; but divorces, and even deaths happen so we can move forward into new phases or seasons of our lives.

And now as we move through a Full Moon in Virgo on the way to our first of two eclipses, we are definitely in transition between phases or chapters of our lives.

So many people I talk with or work with now are in transition, letting go of what is passing, and opening up to what is right for them now.

And yes for many there are decisions to make as they move through their transition:  decisions that will affect the quality of the new chapter of their lives.

But can we choose whether we will go through to a new chapter or not?  Do we have that kind of control of our lives and fates?

Well sometimes it is obvious we cannot, like when someone leaves us or dies, or when we are fired from a job or evicted from a home.

But how about if we choose to cheat on our spouse or choose to move to a new home or leave our job on our own?

What if we choose to not cheat or not move or not leave the job?

If we chose to cheat, we are already unsatisfied with our current relationship. And if we leave a home or job, we are similarly unhappy.

So we could choose to stay unsatisfied, could we not? And if we did, would we be choosing to not move forward into a new phase of our lives?

No actually each above example represents a turning point in our lives as we sense we are needing to make choices.

If we move on from our status quo, we are obviously entering a new chapter of our lives.

But if we choose to stay, we are entering a new phase of life too.  Staying showed we were more certainly commiting to our previously chosen life.

Inside ourselves we know we have entered a new chapter, one based on security and stability. We have passed our chance to move into something new and perhaps better.

We have sunken more deeply into our lives, precluding any big chosen changes for likely an extended period of time.

If our choice was out of alignment with the Universe’s higher destiny for us, then we will lose our opportunity for perhaps all our life to ride that destiny.

But we will gain a sense of safety and predictability.

Now such choices may be at yoru doorstep.  How do you want to move through this transitionary time on Planet Earth for the human race?

What potential changes are opportunities for greater satisfacion, personal evolution, and greater connection to our authentic Self and the Universe?

And what potential changes are just temptations to leave our chosen path and to be distracted from our true potential and destiny.

March and April open a Portal into an acceleration through these times of transition into the Age of Aquarius.  Trust your heart, but use your head. That marriage between heart and head is so important now.

This week at the Full Moon in Pisces/Virgo on Monday we move through a relatively gentle full moon.

And with all the intensity now, that will be welcomed by many.

But keep in mind that although this Full Moon is rather gentle, we are also in the first winds of the Eclipse Season.

Change is moving through no matter what.

This Full Moon in Pisces/Virgo strongly suggests we let go, surrender to the Universe and the process of transformation.

It is not aligned now to have too strong an agenda or too much contol.

Choose to not only let go, but to be of service. Let go another notch of ego now, and allow your Higher Self to show the way.

Pisces is rather pure energetically, being sensitive to emotions and feelings that are toxic or even overly intense.  Virgo is rather pure physically, sensitive to environmental toxins and germs that may be around.  It will not tolerate well anything that harms the body.

So as you let go you will feel these senstivities even more.   Let your self be removed from toxic environments, psychologically, spiritually, mentally, or physically.    It is OK to take care of your self.

Next passage after this Full Moon will be at the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces on March 8.   We will have much to say about that in the next few weeks.

Till next week,

Leo

I am planning on doing a webinar class on Transformational Astrology late this Spring.  Let me know if you might be interested and tell me what part of the world you live in by writing to soulus@aol.com.

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.

My life partner Deborah has a blog now that 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.

 

Eclipse Winds are Blowing In and Astrology Forecast February 14-20

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 13, 2016 by spiritualtherapy

Leo Knighton Tallarico

We can now begin to see and feel some of the issues that will blossom into fullness during the Eclipse Season this March 2016.

Actually Eclipse Season began at the New Moon in Aquarius on February 8,  and the winds will get stronger before the storm hits in March.

The first actual Eclipse will be on March 8,   a Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces that will form a powerful T-Square with Jupiter in Virgo and Saturn in Sagittarius.  The second Eclipse will be on March 23, just a few days after the Spring Equinox.  

It will be a Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Aries/Libra.

For the rest of this month we will be able to see and feel issues in both our personal lives and global lives that will erupt in March and April.

When the Sun goes into Pisces this Thursday/Friday the 18th/19th, the winds of Eclipse Season will get stronger.

It already feels like it will be an important and powerful Eclipse Season, as many people are already getting taken off balance and some are also experiencing more messages from spirit than usual.

The veils are thinner between worlds and frequencies now as we move into the deep waters of a Pisces Solar Eclipse Season.

Pisces is very soulful and often dreamy and other worldly.   It moves through mystical waters beyond and inside of the material world.

When they do not allow that process to unfold naturally or when the “other world” feels blocked from their experience, they may then turn to drugs, alcohol, or other “escapes”.

Deep sensitive feelings are also Piscean, and when the Solar Eclipse erupts in March, the power of feelings will be experienced, feelings that may feel almost overwhelming at times.

As we move into the time of Sun in Pisces this week, we are already beginning to feel deeper feelings, and have more soulful experiences.

Pisces also seduces us into knowing again our “ghosts” of the past.   We may dream or day-dream past situations that are long gone.  We may grieve that past, as we may let go of the old times in our consciousness.

The “ghosts” may come in the form of regrets or nostalgia or just plain sadness of times gone by.

All these experiences are getting us ready for another round of big new beginnings that help us go further forward into this New Chapter of our personal lives and our global lives.

When the New Moon in Aries bursts forth on April 7, with its close conjunction to breakthough making Uranus, we will take off fast forward into this transition time between chapters of our lives.

This is a transition year politically in America too, as we let go of the Obama government and make decisions about the new leader and government.

At the same time as we elect a new president in November, we will be letting into our lives and consciousness a New Era on the way to the Age of Aquarius.

We will know then just how bad our global economy is.  We will know just how bad the Middle East has become.  We will know that the Military Industrial Complex that President Eisenhower told us would be controlling our lives has done just that.

And now it is no longer viable as a structure that runs the country and world.

So who we elect in November will be a reflection of how we decide to handle this huge transformation of restructuring our country and world.

If we elect someone like Trump, we will be saying we are scared to death of losing our old world and want someone who promises “to make America great again”.

If we elect someone else like Sanders we will be saying we want to totally transform our world into something totally new.

Other candidates would be somewhere in between those two positions.

But make no mistake, we are in transition to a new world.

And the Eclipse Season will get us more ready for whatever this new world will be like.

In your personal life, nothing will be more important than finding your truth, your authenticity, as well as your true connections to self, others and the Universe.

Relationships that have become codependent, dysfunctional, or toxic will either need to be transformed or abandoned.   Jobs and careers that are not satisfying and do not reflect who you are will not work for long, or if they do you will be miserable.

So it will be important now, especially with the Pisces influence, to go deeply into your belief systems, your unconscious patterns and behavior, so you can make substantive changes in your life.

All patterns and energies and peoples in our lives have come to us because in large part because of how we are in consciousness, which of course includes our beliefs, our attitudes, our wounds and traumas.

We will have more help from the Universe than usual during this Eclipse Season, to let go of old patterns and beliefs- and to integrate new consciousness and beliefs that are connected to who we are becoming- not anymore who we used to be.

Besides the Sun moving into Pisces this week, as we start the last month of Winter;  on Tuesday relationship heart oriented Venus moves out of steady stable Capricorn and into complicated “outside the box” eccentric Aquarius. This will continue until March 12 when it goes into Pisces.

So with Venus going out of Capricorn and into Aquarius, it may be time to concentrate on relating that is not so centered on keeping things as they are, stable and secure.

Take chances, meet new people, and for sure get your “individuality” on.  It is not aligned to be what others want you to so- BE YOURSELF. And if anyone does not approve,  don’t let it bother you so much.  Why do you need to please them anyway?

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.

My life partner Deborah has a blog now that 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.

 

 

 

Aquarius Consciousness and Astrology Forecast February 15-21

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 14, 2015 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

For the early part of this coming week, as we move through the darkening last quarter of the Moon’s cycle, the energies are slow and yin-ward, perhaps rather dreary for some.   These are the “dog days” of winter, seemingly endless days of darkness and cold.

But on Wednesday this coming week there is a shift, one that will bring more active energies, more of a sense we are moving forward, for better or worse.

On Wednesday February 18 there is a New Moon in Aquarius, beginning the lunar cycle that will lead us to the day of the Spring Equinox.

Also on the 18th the Sun moves into Pisces, which is the last sign the Sun moves through before it enters Aries at the Spring Equinox.

On the 19th Mercury gets back up to its normal Direct speed, signifying an end to Mercury Retrograde’s influence on our mind and lives.

And also on the 19th the Chinese year of the Sheep or Goat begins, a New Year for many east Asian inhabitants.

And also on the 19th Mars moves into Aries, the sign Mars loves to be in, where its active, forceful, initiating energies have a home.

So expect the coming week to bring stirrings of awakening and movement forward.

The New Moon in head strong Aquarius, and Mercury getting back up to Direct speed promise a clearer mind and a better sense of mental sanity.  It is a good time for new ideas also and a time when thinking inventively will be rewarded.  The Aquarius New Moon is also a time for greater social consciousness, group connections and global awareness.

Mars in Aries will be joined through conjunction with Venus in Aries late in the week, giving more impetus to fresh starts, fresh thinking, and a stronger sense of the great change coming our way soon.

Some people may already begin to feel the winds of Spring Eclipse Season 2015 blowing in this week or soon after.

Events in the news may also show us “previews” of what will blow up into bigger issues and events later.

In your personal life you may also begin to see the beginning seeds planted for what will more fully bloom in your life during the upcoming Spring Eclipse Season 2015.

But keep in mind, even as you get more energy for moving forward this week, that we have time before the intensity of transformational change truly erupts into our lives.

This waiting time is signified by the Sun moving into Pisces on the 18th.    That Sun in Pisces, which lasts until March 20 at the Spring Equinox, brings us through a month of surrender to what is deeper than our waking mind can usually fathom.

Pisces, ruled by the God of the ocean Neptune, is best experienced while in the flow of life, allowing the tides and currents to take us where our consciousness needs to go.

We may need to experience some ghosts of the past so we can reintegrate that which we have left behind, and/or so we can better heal from wounds or traumas from our past during Sun in Pisces.

Our consciousness is getting prepared for the big changes coming soon.

And as Mars and Venus go into Aries this coming week, they are getting us closer to that change.

During the first half of March the last exact pass of Uranus square Pluto will be in the spotlight.  Venus and Mars will trigger that square of these huge transformational planets in the first and second week of March, and then on March 16 Uranus and Pluto make that  last exact square to one another.

And of course all that is followed by two very strong Total Eclipses relatively soon after.

It is most important now, if you are inclined to tune into world events, to watch what is stirring in the world.

Of grave importance is the potential nuclear deal with Iran. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is speaking in front of the USA Congress on March 3.  He did not appropriately consult with President Obama first and his message is very likely to be against making a deal with Iran.

President Obama, in trying to make this deal, in improving relations with Cuba, and in his comments of how the Christian Crusades rivaled in butchery with the ISIS atrocities, is moving in alignment with the New Age in Aquarius.

Equality and Diversity within Unity are in alignment with the Age of Aquarius and Obama’s recent activities.

President Obama, so connected with the soul of Abraham Lincoln, is beginning to listen to his “better angels” as his time as President is coming to an end.

The “power structure” of our world is changing now with the growth of China, Arab/Muslim culture, Brazil, and India, etc.  Russia is having serious problems with the western world, and Europe with Greece’s recent election of a socialist leaning Prime Minister is facing severe challenges to its unity and economy.

And of course the USA is also going to be severely challenged with its economy also this year.

As we look out at our world, one that does not have in its mainstream a sense of holism, unity, interconnectedness, true spirituality, valuing of truth telling, honoring of the Earth and all its creatures as sacred,  we can see a need for immense transformation into a new paradigm for thinking, relating and living.

We are all connected as one family of human and creature on Earth, and only with that deeper awareness can we hope to somewhat gracefully enter this Age of Aquarius.

So there is importance in finding common ground with Iran in this meeting of differing cultures.  If we do not, we can expect world conflicts that will bring much misery to so many on the Earth.

In your own consciousness and life there is probably nothing more important than leaving a paradigm of superiority/inferiority, of some being innately better than others.

We may like our way better for us, but we must accept that not everyone is made the same way with the same cultural orientations or persuasions.

The whole world does not have to be governed by a democratic/capitalistic model for living.

Nor does the whole world need to be Christian or Muslim or Republican or Democrat or heterosexual or homosexual.   And none is by nature better than the other.  It is all in the “eye of the beholder”.

Yes we need to have a world of unity and all people have in common a need of safety, food and water, love, etc.

But we do not all have to wear the same “uniform'”.  There are “many roads to Rome”, many faces of human or of the “god-force”.

Diversity within Unity is a big part of the new paradigm for living on Earth in an Age of Aquarius.

And for this week you can get your life motor running,  revive your mental adeptness, and begin preparing your consciousness for great change ahead.

Till next week,

Leo

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about my readings/consultations, please write me at soulus@aol.com.

I will be putting out a a YouTube presentation for the coming Eclipse Season 2015.

 

Storm Clouds in the Distance and Astrology Forecast February 8-14

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , on February 7, 2015 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This coming week Mercury goes back Direct as we enter the last quarter Moon phase of the lunar cycle that began at the New Moon in Aquarius on January 20.

Mercury goes back Direct on Wednesday February 11 at 9:57 AM EST.  Later that same day the Moon in Scorpio brings the Moon into its 4th quarter phase.

So you can expect to sense a shift early this week to mid week.  Mercury Direct often brings a feeling of relief, as there is a sense that things are returning to normal.

Weird vibes begin to abate, clarity starts to appear, direction is more evident.  But it may take up to a week before all signs are “go”.

That is especially so as we enter the last quarter moon phase after Wednesday also.  So the energies will not support making big strides forward.

Energies instead will turn us more inward and yin-ward, and toward finishing up whatever we have recently begun.

Yet still Mercury Direct will give a sense of moving forward, at least mentally. While Mercury is Retrograde we often rethink, rewind, remember, reintegrate, reflect, and often redo what goes wrong.

Now as it goes back direct, we begin to think “straight”,  see beyond the fog, and stop making as many mental and communicative errors.

We start to feel more confident about making big decisions or choosing what directions to move toward.

A week later on the 18th, Mercury will be “back to speed” and the last quarter moon phase will end with another new moon, this one being a second New Moon in Aquarius (at the very last minute of Aquarius).

So this coming week stay rather “chill” ( pun intended on our weather).   There is little movement suggesting big moves forward.

Better to get one’s head straight, to reconnect heart with head, and to honestly appraise your current state of being.

The next lunar cycle begins soon enough, and that one will get us ready for a most powerful late winter and spring 2015.

Tuesday through Thursday, as Mercury slows down (stationary) while shifting back Direct, may be either a mentally challenging period and/or a rather creative, mentally inventive one.

On November 7, 2000 as Mercury was doing exactly the same dance of Retrograde to Direct, the presidential election between Gore and Bush went bonkers.   News anchors went back and forth all night between predicting Bush and then Gore, then Bush, etc.

Remember that Mercury is the trickster planet and as such will give you tricky situations that show exactly the opposite of what you would expect.   Take for example the recent Super Bowl at the end, with all the  unpredictable happenings.  That game was during Mercury Retrograde.

That does not mean this Mercury shifting to Direct time will be as dramatically confusing as the 2000 election, most likely not.  But if you are not too involved in your mundane tasks, you may be able to sense the shift.

It is symbolically like the clock going from counterclockwise to clockwise again.

Also this week is the first of two months in a row of Friday the 13th.  Yes it is a superstitious day and bad things do not happen any more than on any other day.

But it is significant because it is reflective of the centuries old societal bias and fear of Female Power.

Friday is Venus day in most countries, like Italy: Venerdi.  And even in English languages it is Frieda Day, Frieda being a Goddess like Venus.

All the days have planetary affiliations in case you have  not noticed:  Saturn-day, Sun-day, Moon-day.  Not sure about Tuesday and Wednesday in English cultures, but in Italian those days are Martedi (Mars) and Mercoledi (Mercury).  Thursday in english is Thor’s Day, who is the equivalent to Jupiter.

So Friday is Venus Day and 13 is a sacred Feminine number, as there are approximately 13 lunar months in the year instead of the calendar accepted 12 solar months.

Also some now believe there were 13 disciples of Christ, the 13th being Mary Magdalene, who would be the only woman disciple.

So Venus and 13 give us Friday the 13th.   The power of the Feminine, which is mystery, emotional depth and power, and energies beyond the rational mind.  Also the Feminine, as represented in part by Kali, shows us the power of the Feminine that destroys ego and hubris.

So our very “male” culture in the west has grown to fear the power of the “feminine”, which cannot be controlled or predicted.

Our world is soon to feel this power of the Feminine, which is not the societally accepted feminine, which is “sugar and spice and everything nice”   That feminine is more easily dominated and controlled.

At the Pisces Total Solar Eclipse New Moon on the Spring Equinox of March 20 this year, we will begin to feel this mysterious power of change.  It cannot be understood through rules, commandments or standard morality, just as an earthquake or volcano or hurricane cannot be truly understood on a rational basis.

You can look at those weather phenomena scientifically, but you will still never understand why they exist in any usual rational way.

And there is a planetary storm brewing too.  The powerful aspects in late March and April show us marking points for its arrival. That will open a giant portal into a powerful new phase of the transition into the Age of Aquarius.

till next week,

Leo

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Leo Knighton Tallarico has been a full time professional astrologer, spiritual guide, counselor, and writer for 29 years