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In the Arms of the Universe and Astrology Forecast July 9-15

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , on July 8, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

As I write this forecast/blog, we are still several hours before the Full Moon in Capricorn, which is at 12:07 AM on the 9th of July EDT. This has been a rather sobering and sometimes intense full moon experience for many.

A Capricorn Full Moon is often sobering, but there has been an added edginess to this one, and that is because Pluto is conjunct the Moon and opposite the Sun of this Full Moon.

Pluto of course is the guardian of the underworld, and as such it holds what is lying deep inside our bodies and souls.

In a civilized world, humans have learned to bury their more basic instincts, and hide, even from themselves any emotions that can be seen as negative, like rage, jealousy, shame, envy, greed, lustful feelings, panic, or desperation.

And of course many of those more primal instincts can be very destructive to self, others, or society.

Freud gave those instincts the term “Id”, which he said could be controlled by one’s “superego”, which is our moral compass or conscience.

Pluto, guardian of the underworld, guards our more primal “Id” instincts, and our repressed memories from earlier wounds and traumas.

So when Pluto is around by transit, it can bring up that which we have held down deep inside of us.

If someone says something that pushes our buttons, our usually controlled emotions or instincts may erupt.

Perhaps we will express in passive-agressive ways, or through sarcasm, but often anger/rage, in whatever form, is the result of Pluto triggering our suppressed or repressed instincts or emotions.

Whenever I see Pluto being activated in a chart or activating a chart I know there may be something normally held back, or made secret, that will be expressed.  When I see a combination of Mars and Pluto together, I know something explosive is likely to be expressed.

And I usually watch Mars, Pluto, or Pluto/Mars combinations when looking at a nation’s chart or the leader of a nation’s chart.

In August, at the Total Solar Eclipse New Moon in Leo, Trump’s Mars will be in conjunction with that Eclipse.  The eclipse is at 28+ degrees of Leo, and Trump’s Mars is at 26+ degrees of Leo, a relatively close conjunction.

Bibi Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, also has his Mars at 26+ degrees of Leo, so he and Trump will always have their Mars triggered at the same time, and this eclipse is one of those times.

To add to this series of connections, Israel from its natal chart of May 14, 1948 has its Mars at 28+ degrees of Leo, exactly conjunct the Total Solar Eclipse. And the USA Mars will be in almost exact alignment with Saturn that day.

And another strange connection between Trump and Netanyahu, especially so at the Solar Eclipse this August, is that both were born on days of eclipses:  Netanyahu at a Solar Eclipse in Libra, and Trump at a Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius.  Trust me, it is rather rare for someone to be born on the day of an eclipse of any kind.

So we can expect some kind of important turning point to occur for both Israel and the USA near the date of the Solar Eclipse in August.   And whatever it is, it will have to do with something militaristic.

Now that could also mean military is calmed down or held back, but more likely it is activated then in some important way.

And these turning point events do not have to be right on the Eclipse, but within a month or so either way.

Let’s look at this coming week:  This week we begin to come down from the Capricorn Full Moon by Tuesday or Wednesday.  After that, until the next New Moon, in Leo on July 23, we contract, ease up, and gather and center ourselves.

That New Moon in Leo on the 23rd will bring in the first breezes or perhaps winds of Eclipse Season.

Please remember;  all that will happen is necessary to the transformation into an Age of Aquarius.

Our human family, even the most stubborn of us, need to know the old ways must be released forever if we are to survive and evolve.

Dog eat dog, every man for himself, take all you can get, win at all costs belief systems need to be buried.

Believing we live in a meaningless, disconnected Universe that only offers random events, and “scientific” proofs needs to be released.

Believing some are superior and  others inferior in value in our human family has seen its time pass.

Using and abusing the Earth for what we can get from her, and without care for her is killing life on this planet.

Continuing to make our material needs more important than our souls kills our connections to one another, to God/Goddess, to the Universe, and to Nature.

We are on the threshold of an Age of Aquarius, and we are so much closer than it seems on the surface.

So know where we are headed, and get your consciousness and actions aligned with this New Age of Aquarius.

Concentrate on Love and Truth.  Open up to the Light of new consciousness wanting to pour through our veins.  Release the blocks. Clear your chakras. Open your mind and heart, think for your self, feel your truth, make intention to express your authenticity and purpose, be awake to the signs and symbols and synchronicities.

Know all is connected and meaningful, no matter how it looks on the outside, send away your fears and do not feed your hatreds.

We are safe in the arms of the Universe, let go and feel it.

Till next week,

Leo

We will do a video in July for the important August Total Solar Eclipse and Eclipse Season.  We will have a new website up to view in July also.

There is a video now of my recent talk at the Enlightenment Expo that my friend Jonne Trees has recorded:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D52FYcHTM3U.

The subject is about navigating the planetary changes this year.

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

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

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

And if you would like your own personal forecast for 2017, please contact me at soulus@aol.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Up for Change and Astrology Forecast June 25- July 1.

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , on June 24, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

We are in the last few weeks before Eclipse Season begins at the New Moon in Leo on July 23.

The first eclipse will not be until the Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Aquarius on August 7,  but the Leo New Moon in late July will show us the first winds blowing in for the stormy Eclipse Season.

In fact the Leo New Moon in late July will be the first of two Leo New Moons in a row, a relatively rare occurence.

The first Leo New Moon on July 23 is at 1 degree of Leo.  The second Leo New Moon on August 21 is at 29 degrees of Leo.

But more importantly that second Leo New Moon on August 21 will also be a Total Solar Eclipse in Leo.  That Total Solar Eclipse New Moon will be travelling and seen across the USA on a diagonal line from Oregon to South Carolina.

It will be the first Total Solar Eclipse to travel across the USA since June 8 1918. It was then in Gemini.

World War I and the Russian Revolution were in full force then, though the World War would end in November that year.

On the actual date of June 8, 1918 at the Total Solar Eclipse in Gemini, Nova Aquila was discovered. A Nova is a sudden eruption of a bright new star.  This was the brightest nova since 1604 when Kepler’s Nova erupted.

Interestingly this nova became a rare “recurrent nova” as it erupted again in 1941 and 2000.  

1941 was the beginning of World War II for the USA.  2000 was the year George Bush was elected president.  George Bush was president for the 9-11 Twin Towers terrorist attack in 2001 and the beginning of the War in Iraq in 2003, both monumental events.

Most novas occur at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy in late Sagittarius.   Saturn will be at the center of the Galaxy in November of this year.

Yet it is not likely, though it could happen, that a major event will happen exactly on August 21 at the Total Solar Eclipse.

More likely is that August will be a turning point for our world in many ways, and major events could occur in July, August, September, or even beyond that are related to the Total Solar Eclipse.

Stay alert for the signs that will show us what the major turning point will be about- in the world and in our personal lives.

This Total Solar Eclipse very closely aspects USA natal chart (its Moon in Aquarius); Donald Trump’s chart (his Mars and Ascendant); and also the natal charts of Syria and North Korea.  We will talk more about all of this as we get closer to the actual Eclipse event.

This turning point should show us the likelihood of a major war, or instead the diffusing of intensity toward a major war.  It may also show us the direction of our American and world stock markets and economy.

In personal lives, the New Chapter of your life will get a clearing of what is blocking its way,  and a clearer direction of where you are going.

So now we are just beginning the Cancer lunar cycle, which began at the Cancer New Moon on Friday June 23.  This lunar cycle ends on July 23 at the Leo New Moon, which will open up the Eclipse Season.

There will be increasing intensity after that, with a concentration of intensity on August 7 at the Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Aquarius, then again at the aforementioned Total Solar Eclipse in Leo on August 21.

This week we continue with a growing or waxing Moon, one that will reach fullness on July 8/9 at a Capricorn Full Moon.

Planetarily speaking this week is a mild week, though your transformational journey could still bring you challenges.

That is because we are all being prompted to keep releasing old tapes, old patterns, and old programming that have kept us stuck.   That process will increase exponentially during Eclipse Season, but transformation is accelerating all year long.

As we release these old ways, we open ourselves to brighter light and more loving people and situations.

Of course releasing old ways can also mean leaving jobs or relationships or places we live;  but no matter what,  we need to release that which clogs our consciousness and chakras and stops energy from freely moving through our bodies, minds, and souls.

You will know when it is time to release.   You will know in your body and soul.  You will know by the fact that the same situations keep coming up over and over again.

You will know by seeing old relationship patterns keep recycling in your life.  You will know by seeing you are bored or frustrated with living an inauthentic life or by waiting so long to make change.

We cannot stop the movement of change and transformation in our lives now, yet we are the co-creators of how that change will manifest.

If you see what is happening in your life as meaningful, and not a victimization; then you will have the positive energy and will to transform old unhealthy patterns into new thoughts and ways that will bring better energies, people and situations into your life, and help you to lead a more authentic, satisfying and fulfilled life.

Till next week,

Leo

We will do a video in July for the important August Total Solar Eclipse.  We will have a new website for you to view in July also.

There is a video now of my recent talk at the Enlightenment Expo that my friend Jonne Trees has recorded:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D52FYcHTM3U.

The subject is about navigating the planetary changes this year.

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

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

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

And if you would like your own personal forecast for 2017, please contact me at soulus@aol.com.

All In This Together and Astrology Forecast May 14-20.

Posted in Uncategorized, Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 13, 2017 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

As we move past the Wesak Scorpio Full Moon from May 10, we experience the waning half of the lunar cycle that was begun at the Taurus New Moon on April 26.

This current lunar cycle ends at the Gemini New Moon on May 25.

So now as we move downward with the waning Moon, we process all that has been happening since April 26.

The 4th and last quarter of the Taurus lunar cycle happens on Thursday May 18, with the Moon in Aquarius.

Even more processing energy is then available, as well as needs to finish things up, and use more of our detached thinking abilities (Moon in Aquarius).

Moving out of concentration on the physical plane and into more mental concentration will continue as the Sun moves into Gemini on May 20, and then with the New Moon in Gemini on May 25.

Until then the trend is still toward nature, our bodies, the Earth, as well as security, money, physical pleasures and physical resources.

This time concentrating on the physical plane grounds us and grounds our recent ideas, intentions, and visions.

We have slowed down and it has been easier to stay present and pay attention to our surroundings.

Possessions are also important for Taurus and they will hold on for dear life to what they want to keep in their lives, including people.

As we move into Gemini energies and experience, we will find it easier to let go and be more flexible, especially mentally.

Gemini is a mutable air sign, and just using that as a metaphor can give you a sense of what that means.

Everything is lighter and one is more open to thoughts, ideas, information, and communications that stream in and out.  Changing one’s mind is easier to do during Gemini times.

Donald Trump is a Sun in Gemini and it is obvious how often he changes his mind and policies.

For instance he had stated clearly before he was elected that the USA should not intervene in other countries’ affairs like we did in Iraq and Libya. He said we should not fight Syria, but instead put all our concentration on the Islamic State.

Then he decides to bomb Syria when he receives uncollaborated information that Syria used chemical weapons against its own people.

We will not be able to know what he will do next on most any issue, as his ideas will keep changing.  His ethics are totally situational, as they are for many Geminis.

There is not a tendency toward firm foundational mental structures composed of firm ideas and principles.  Instead their minds are changeable and fluid.

Of course this mental fluidity can be great for fast thinking, and tends to be open minded to new ideas and ways of perceiving things.

But it also can be clever at turning and spinning words deceptively.  It may not always be conscious of the fact that it is lying or deceiving.

And of course this open mind will be valuable when new information becomes available, like with Extraterrestrials or Star People, or with investigations into cases that were previously and apparently solved and carved in the stone of set opinion.

But in Trump’s case, his narcissism may need him to spin toward what is favorable to his image of himself and to what he wants to believe, and what he wants us to believe.

He is not a “normal” Gemini, but instead a flawed and unbalanced one.  When someone is flawed or deeply traumatized or with mental and emotional imbalance; they will respond in the worst way of what a sign can be.

For instance Leo is a sign of heartfelt, authentic creative expression. It shines a light of hope and happiness.  That is at its best.

At its worst Leo is totally self centered, dominating, and even narcissistic. It places a high priority on its image and popularity.

Bill Clinton, a Sun in Leo, is a good example of someone who expresses both the highest and lowest potential of what a Leo can be.

Donald Trump has Leo as his rising sign, and his Mars is in Leo conjunct that Ascendent.

When the August Total Solar Eclipse New Moon erupts in August this year, Trump’s Leo tendencies will be heightened because that Eclipse is closely conjunct both his Mars and Rising sign .

His aggressively defensive ego (Mars in Leo) will be triggered by some world event and/or person. And he will then very likely overreact to the situation causing some major experience and drama.

The USA, Israel, North Korea, and Syria will also have important natal planets very closely triggered by that eclipse. This August will be a very important turning point month for world affairs.

We are all so closely connected in so many ways now to peoples all over the world with mass transportation, international commerce, and international communication systems that relatively recently includes social media too.

Just yesterday 99 countries were affected by someone who hacked Microsoft software. Hospital systems and other important systems suffered as a result.  Real innocent people were also greatly affected as a result of this hack.

There will be more events that awaken us more to the fact that we are all so closely connected to one another in this world.

While we have connected so well through media and commerce and other ways, in human to human relations we have not done so well.

Too many of us still make foe or enemy of those who are different: different nation, race, sexual orientation, gender, political affiliation, or religion.

We have a long way to go before we deeply acknowlege we are all of the same family here on Earth.

What will it take for us to evolve to this place of Diversity within Unity, the consciousness needed to enter the Age of Aquarius?

Will we experience an even more devastating computer failure, one that breaks down our usual ways to survive and thrive every day? How about a World War?  Maybe mass communication from some person or group who wants to take over the world or who tell us they are a Savior(s)?  Or maybe a worldwide seen Visitation from other dimensions or planets?

We are quite a ways from having enough people in Age of Aquarius consciousness.   Will the December 2020 date I see as a marking point in our journey to an Age of Aquarius show us enough people in that consciousness to give us hope we have entered the gateway?

This week, however, will be rather tame in comparison to those aforementioned potential events.

Use this week to ground your self and your life, to maybe bring more together what has been your past.   You can then be in better position to more completely embrace this New Chapter of our personal and collective lives on Planet Earth.

This is an important year in our evolution.

Till next week,

Leo

There is a video of my recent talk at the Enlightenment Expo that my friend Jonne Trees has recorded:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D52FYcHTM3U.

The subject is about navigating the planetary changes this year.

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

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

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

And if you would like your own personal forecast for 2017, please contact me at soulus@aol.com.

Deepening our Experience and Astrology Forecast October 25- 31

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 24, 2015 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This coming week should bring a deepening into one’s body and soul.  Water and Earth signs are strongly represented this week.  Water and Earth together bring energies “down and in” instead of “up and out”. Together they represent Yin instead of Yang.

There is a Full Moon on Tuesday the 27th at 8:05 AM EDT.  That Full Moon has the Sun in Scorpio and the Moon in Taurus.   Scorpio is water and Taurus is Earth, both Yin signs.

Both are “fixed” signs as Scorpio is fixed water and Taurus is fixed Earth  Water is feelings, emotions, and soul.   Earth is nature, practicality, and the body.

Since Scorpio is fixed water there is a tendency to hold onto feelings and emotions.

Since Taurus is fixed earth, it tends to want to hold onto that which gives it a sense of physical security.

At a Scorpio/Taurus Full Moon, as this one is, there can be “tugs or war” between people who stubbornly hold onto their position or agenda.

Taurus does not like too much emotion or intensity, and Scorpio does not like anyone who lacks emotion or passion.

So there can be a conflict between people who represent each of those positions.

Be careful this week not to let your “buttons” get pushed or to push someone else’s buttons.   If it does happen, then it must be because emotions need to be expressed in order to clear the stale air of suppressed feelings.

All week there will be a pull downward into that which is real.  There is a strong emphasis on the signs Scorpio, Taurus, and Virgo.  That leaves little room this week for escapism or avoidance or over romantacizing.

There is a need to make real now, to go deeper to know the truth.

Finding the truth may take you down into the dark corners of your psyche.  In fact you may also be able to go even deeper than that.

Saturday the 31st brings us into Samhain, an annual energetic passage that our ancestors celebrated.

Modern pop culture calls it Halloween and in religion it is called All Saints Day.

Samhain is approximately half way between Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice.  It is a time when the veils between worlds are very thin.

As such one can, with meditative effort, get in touch with the spirit world and with those who have passed through death into other dimensions.

Try this through your meditation or through ceremony and ritual or even just staring into fire and making a soul intention to contact spirit.

It is easy to see why, as a result of this easier contact with the spirit world at Samhain,  tha tHalloween was created.   The more easy contact with spirits must have brought some fears of ghosts and monsters to people back in the day.

So use this time of year to let the spirit world into your consciousness. Allow the increasing darkness at this time of year to help you to go deeeper into the soul.

To foster this process we turn our clocks back overnight from October 31 to November 1.   It is time to be more inner directed, with less energy put into striving and set outer directed agendas.

Getting more in touch with mysteries, and with opening up previously closed secrets is in order now.  Also doing more introspection and delving more deeply into one’s unconscious is  in order now.

After the Full Moon on Tuesday the 27th we enter the last and waning half of the lunar cycle.  The light of the Moon will begin to dim, prompting us even more to go deeper.

It may be helpful at this time of year to be able to process your feelings with someone.  That will help you to gain objective perspective.  Do your best to not allow yourself to get into dark dramas inside your self or with others.

There is still alot to process, sort through and make sense of from all the storms of the eclipse season.

After the New Moon in Scorpio on November 11, it will be time to get more fully immersed in the new chapter of your life.

In the greater world, the eclipses took us into a faltering economy and stock market; major upheaval in Jerusalem and elsewhere in Palestine and Israel; Russia beginning to bomb in Syria; and China and the USA daring each other in waters near the South China Sea.

For now most of these issues have settled down in intensity. But the fact that they all erupted during the Eclipses in September strongly suggests that these matters are important ones that will come back to haunt us- excuse the pun.

The transformation of our old world and its institutions will continue.   There will be much more powerful changes on the way. The events during the recent Eclipse Season “set the table” for what is to come.

So it is likely that around and after the New Moon in Scorpio, world events will intensify again, especially those that are connected to the events that erupted in September.

In your own life, you continue to be ripe for awakenings, deeper realizations, and generally big breakthroughs into new lands of consciousness.  We are each evolving, through personal transformation, into more authentic soul beings.  As we transform we become more attuned to the energies and realities of the Age of Aquarius.

These breakthroughs also help us to shed the weight of EGO, the part of each of us that has allegiance to needs to dominate and control reality in service to the laws of separation and chance.   As we trust more, we let go to our soul self, our “higher self”, the part of us  that is connected to the Universe, nature, and that which connects everything and everyone together with meaning.

We give allegiance to the flags of Love and Truth and the birthing of a New World of stewardship of our Earth, its creatures, and our human family.   We can sense more and more the tone and frequency of a world of Diversity and distinct Individuality connected to the Unity of greater Community.

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.

Hand Of Time Restarts and Astrology Forecast August 2-8

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 1, 2015 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

Venus is solidly Retrograde now and will be until September 6, so relationship issues continue front and center in our lives, for better and worse.    And Saturn overnight from Saturday August 1 to Sunday August 2 turns from Retrograde to Direct.

As it turns Direct, metaphorically the hand of time starts up again, and there is a turning point feeling of Time Marching On.  Though you may still feel there is time to choose a direction, on a deeper level destiny (with your intentions) has already made up its mind.

Now you can try to close up the flow of heart and soul to where it is meant to go, but this will just delay the inevitable as life support systems do for the dying.

And in the process of ego control of natural cycles, the controller can develop illness either mental or physical or spiritual as a result.

Keep in mind however, that even though Time now marches on this week, it does not do so all at once.  Saturn turning to Direct just gives us a turning point sense of time.  It may take more time before we truly realize what has been “decided”.  And even more time before wheels are set in motion to get going.

Many of these decisions have to do with relationship now as Venus is Retrograde until September 6.  But that is not the only subject of our interest.   Where we will live or what we will do for work, etc. may also be aligned for a shift in destiny now.

After Saturn goes Direct, later in the week it makes important aspects to other planets: On Monday August 3 it squares Jupiter in Leo,  on Wednesday August 5 it squares Venus in Leo, and on Thursday August 6 it squares Mercury in Leo and trines Mars in Cancer.

In the middle of all this Venus conjuncts both Jupiter and Mercury.

All this planetary action occurs at 28+ degrees of the signs Leo, Scorpio, and Cancer.  This becomes a most important degree in natal charts now.

If you have planets 27-29 degrees of Scorpio and Leo you are most affected.  If you have planets at 27-29 degrees of Taurus or Aquarius or Cancer you are at least somewhat affected.  And hence the issue of impending destiny, especially around relationship is prevalent for you.

As an example of a nation with planets in such places, Israel has it natal Mars from its birth of May 14 1948 at 28+ degrees of Leo.  So Saturn will square that Mars while Jupiter, Venus and Mercury conjunct its Mars.

Mars in a nation’s chart represents its military and police, male influence, conflicts and sometimes war.  Of course Mars was the Roman God of War.

So we can expect some turning point, conflict laden events to ensue in early August with Israel.  And that turning point will likely develop into some bigger events later this month or next when the Eclipses erupt.

In fact there is as Total Lunar Eclipse Full Blood Moon in Mars ruled Aries occurring on September 27.   Israeli scholars have noted that there are 4 Total Lunar Eclipses in a row, all falling on Jewish holidays.  This Total Lunar Eclipse on the 27th (28th in Israel) falls on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. It is the last of the 4 eclipses in a row.

The Israeli scholars expect quite dramatic events to happen to Israel surrounding this last Blood Moon; and combined with the important planetary movements this week to Israel’s Mars, we can expect significant events concerning Israel  to unfold from August through October 2015.

Life will likely change appreciably over the next few months in both personal and global ways for all of us.  Do your best to surrender to the energies at work from the Universe, knowing that if you are aligned in your heart and soul you will be in just the right place and time for what will be shifting.

Some changes may be very deep and profound in your consciousness and life, and those changes will provide the healing and transformation your soul now requires.

Much of the transformation over the next few months in essence is to shift you more strongly out of your ego and into your soul or higher self.  From that place you will be aligned with the Universe and Spirit and ready for what comes.

Meditation and spiritual practice are highly recommended now, or if you are already doing this, then it is time to increase the effort.

Receiving healings and spiritual/psychological guidance is also good now.

And remember that this week, with all the Saturn aspects, there also is a Jupiter conjunct Venus in Leo aspect. When they last made conjunction was on July 1st, on the same day as a Full Moon in Capricorn.

That day Jupiter and Venus were so close that they actually looked merged into one in the sky. This week they are conjunct again, though they will not merge this time. And since Venus is now Retrograde and square Saturn, your heart connections are even more important to tune into then ever.

We recommended during the last conjunction of Jupiter and Venus in early July to check in to see what and especially whom your heart was into.   Now there will be more conflict to those connections from desires for security and familiarity and safety.

So it is incumbent on you to set your priorities of importance in your life around relationships and heart connections.  What is more important- love or security if you had to choose?  Are you more a romantic or a realist?  Your destiny depends on your priorities, or more to the point your destiny is dependent on Who you are at this time.

In many ways, as is aligned with the laws of attraction, Who you are energetically on a deep soul level determines what and whom you will attract to your consciousness and life.  That of course determines your destiny.

So now as Saturn goes Direct and makes important aspects this week, you can better know what “fate” has in store for you if you can dive deep into your psyche and soul to know Who you are at this time in your life.

Have you transformed and healed sufficiently to be able to attract to your Self healthier people and circumstances?  Of course healing and transformation are always evolving, but as Saturn shifts to Direct now- the Universe is taking a “snapshot” of You to determine your approaching “fate”.

And in the greater world this is true too.   The USA is in the final few months of having Pluto oppose its natal Sun in Cancer of 13+ degrees.  This process all started at the Cardinal Grand Cross in April 2014.

And now as Pluto is almost exactly opposite the USA Sun for the rest of this year, a USA fate will be unfolding.

Who are we collectively now as Saturn goes Direct?  Take a close and deep look and you will have a sense of what is coming our way soon.

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.

Healing and Humbling on the Way to Autumn Eclipse Season 2014 and Astrology Forecast September 7-13

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 6, 2014 by spiritualtherapy

By Leo Knighton Tallarico

This week the planetary highlight is  a Full Moon in Virgo/Pisces.   This lunation may bring in the first winds of Autumn Eclipse Season 2014, yet the official beginnings of that eclipse season will not be until the New Moon in Libra on September 23/24.

The Full Moon in Pisces this week is on Monday September 8 at 9:38 PM EDT.   The combination of Sun in Virgo and Moon in Pisces is usually very gentle and yin-like energetically.   There is a “coming down” into one’s body and soul,  a joining with the wisdom within.  This Full Moon in Pisces has a humility that comes with it, so any need to inflate one’s ego will get little support from the Universe at this time.

Pisces and Virgo have in common well developed sensitivity- Virgo more to the physical world and Pisces more to the emotional soul world.   Virgo wants a purity in the body and so is very sensitive to toxins and environmental stresses. Pisces picks up the moods and emotions of others quite easily and so is very sensitive to toxic emotions.

So it is advised to be aware of one’s body and feelings during the days surrounding this Full Moon.   This is not a time to be manic or even overly excited. It is a time to “check in” and be present to all that may be going on inside your self and around you.

The time of influence for this Full Moon is Saturday and Sunday leading up to the Full Moon, Monday the day of the Full Moon when there will be the greatest intensity of it,  Tuesday as it begins to subside, and Wednesday as its influence passes.

On Wednesday you will begin to feel more “active” energies as the Moon has gone into Aries that day. Be careful before Wednesday not to fall into any depressive attitudes.

To look into the eyes of what feels soulful and sad is OK and natural around this Full Moon, but make sure not to wallow in it or to develop a “story” that is based on old memories or patterns.

Remember also that this Full Moon is a kind of culmination, conclusion or climax from what was begun around the time of the New Moon in Virgo on August 25.

Getting things fixed or putting things in order,  going for checkups and maintenance, and focusing on details and mundane concerns has been a theme of these last couple of weeks of Virgo influence.  And this will stay a theme until the week of September 22 when the Autumn Equinox and Libra New Moon shift our attentions, and we experience the true beginnings of Autumn Eclipse Season 2014.

This year the Cardinal Grand Cross has brought our human family into a powerful new chapter in our personal and collective lives.  Our sense of what feels normal in our psyche and lives has shifted. The greater world also feels very different now, as we process the events in the Middle East, Ukraine, and elsewhere.

The Cardinal Grand Cross made a very close aspect to the USA natal Sun from July 4 1776, and it planted the planetary seeds of a vast transformation for the USA.

The Lunar Eclipse Full Moon in Aries on October 8 this year forms a Cardinal T-Square with Uranus and Pluto that is close again to the USA Sun and Saturn, bringing more large waves of change and transformation.

The USA is losing its status as Superpower and making its way into a more equitable role in the developing Age of Aquarius, which will form a world of Diversity in Unity.

There is a reworking of the balance of power in the world, and we citizens of the USA and also the Western World in general, are in the beginning stages of developing more collective humility.

It is apparent that a military macho hawkishness is developing in the USA and Western world as a result of the “terrorist” mentality.  There is an attitude that the enemies must be destroyed and that the “vermine” in the world need to be eradicated. Military Orkin needs to kill the dangerous pests that are growing stronger and stronger.

And it is certainly the case with a most ruthless and hateful group like the Islamic State, that a “knee-jerk” reaction is to want to kill them all to protect ourselves and our way of life. And of course we do need to defend ourselves against dangers to our existence. But if we do not get to the root causes of the problem, the same dangers will come back over and over again, each time with greater ferocity.

And just like in your own life when something threatens it with disease or rejection or abandonment or failure, you go deeper to find out why you are being challenged in such a way. Then you need to find meaning to it all, and find out what kind of healing and transformation is needed.

The world that we all have co-created has a foundation that is decaying because of a deficiency of love and truth, fairness and justice, equality and connection.  It is run by a paradigm that is not honoring our Earth and environment, not caring enough for those who have less and suffer, and not recognizing the connections and meaning that the Universe is fueled on.

The rulers of the Old World can only see life through the lens of power and wealth, and thus can only react with military power and an economic system that controls so much of the world.

What has begun to shift our consciousness and world this year will intensify during the Autumn Eclipse Season, especially in late September and October.  Greater changes are on the way.

There is no return to the old chapter of our lives, so we must now adapt to this new world, and of course adaptation is what brings evolution of consciousness.

In your personal life, the new chapter of your life is forming a bit more clearly now, but you are with the baby steps into this new chapter.

Autumn Eclipse Season will soon pick up the pace again, the energy field will intensify more, and we will be thrust more fully into this New World.  It is normal to grieve what will be no more, but it is becoming time to accept the reality of your “new season” and to put more of your heart into making it work and into it being more satisfying.

This week brings the humble and service oriented Full Moon in Virgo/Pisces.  Mars will be finishing up its passionate and intense journey in Scorpio on Saturday the 15th, when it travels into fiery, inspired, joyful, and adventurous Sagittarius.

This week also brings the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 tragedy in the USA and the USA Moon in Aquarius is being aspected by Mars in Scorpio at that time. Israel’s natal chart will also be triggered by Mars in Scorpio this week. Events concerning those two countries is more likely than usual this week, though not at all certain.

See you next week,

Leo

There will be a new YouTube video put our at the end of September for Autumn Eclipse Season 2014

You can also review the youtube video created that was created for Spring Eclipse Season 2014 and the Cardinal Grand Cross.

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

There is already a YOUTUBE video autumn 2013 forecast out at https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5xnEaj6JRfI

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

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

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

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

 

 

Total Lunar Eclipse Full Moon and Astrology Forecast April 13-19.

Posted in Weekly WorldView and Astrology forecast with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2014 by spiritualtherapy

by Leo Knighton Tallarico

Here comes the first eclipse this spring:  This Tuesday April 15 at 3:42 AM EDT.  The night before, on Monday April 14, Pluto will be changing directions to add to the anticipated increased intensity.

Already many are feeling the effects.

Things are cracking open, parts of our selves, our emotions, or our relationships that have been on lock down are coming up to be experienced again.

If you are or will be feeling out of your normal balance; feeling more emotional; getting more upset, anxious, stressed; and you are less able to keep a lid on issues; then it is a good time for breakthroughs and awakenings.

If you are able to talk about what is going on with your mate or a family member or friend or a counselor, you will soon see that you can get to the core or bottom of issues more easily. And from that place you will be more able to gain deeper awareness and insights, and more able to work through your issues.

This ability to go deeper, to see the core truths, and truly work through what has been bothering you will be greatly enhanced all month long.

This first eclipse on Tuesday April 15 is Total Lunar Eclipse Full Moon.  In North America you will be able to see it, as it is in your path and it will happen while it is dark outside.

This will be a Full Moon in Aries/Libra, and because it is also an eclipse it has many times more energy, impact and importance than the usual Full Moon.

As it is an Aries/Libra Full Moon, relationships will be in the spotlight, relationships of all kinds.  There will be the necessity of balancing your need to be true to your self and do what is best for you, with truly listening empathically to the “other” and being in relationship with them.

Old issues may be coming up again and new issues may be coming alive. But remember that it is important to truly listen while holding onto your empowerment.

Another issue between Aries and Libra is between being frank, direct and straightforward (Aries); or saying what you want to say with more “sugar” on it.   Sometimes it is best to just say what you mean, the hard truth, so the other person wakes up.  Other times it is best to sugarcoat so the other person does not go on the defensive and then can truly listen to what you have to say.

Aries wants independence and Libra wants to make relationship; so another issue to work out may be around how you can balance those needs in your relationship.  If either or both of you are very independent and don’t try to get close, then your relationship will eventually die. If either or both of you are close all the time without much space or freedom from one another, then you will get co-dependent and build a resentment because you will lose touch with your self.

If any of these issues come up for you now, please know that there is the opportunity to work on them.  Of course there is always the chance that you will find you are not compatible, but there is also the chance you will transform your relationship to a healthier one as you break through old and stuck patterns.

Keep in mind that the intense energies of change will stay alive all month long as the Grand Cross is building its energy and will reach its climax of influence from April 19-23.  And then the 2nd eclipse will occur on April 29. It will be Solar Eclipse New Moon in Taurus.

So let your self take the ride of these important and powerful planetary aspects.  So much is ready to break open and break through so you can move forward in your life into a new chapter or season.

If you get glimpses or memories now of times gone by, it is because this transition into your new season of life is a big one.  There may be some grief or sorrow attendant to the shifts, and the grieving is in part meant to help you release the past.

Holding on will only cause you pain, and is against nature.  Your soul and body are a part of nature and they know when you need to move on.  Trust their wisdom now, and move forward.   What you think makes you feel safe is in reality just a security blanket of what is familiar to you.

Once you let go of the shore in your mind and heart, you will be taken down the river of your soul’s path, taken to where you are ready to go.

For many this month will be one of big doors opening into new vistas, and new adventures, and a liberation from what has held you back.

In the greater world you can see things breaking down with more tragedies, natural disasters, and war cries. More and more people are becoming aware that the foundation holding the markets and economy is cracking.

The last time there was a Cardinal Grand Cross that held Uranus square Pluto within it, and in the same month there were eclipses was in September 1931. In fact the last time Uranus squared Pluto, as is now happening from 2012-2015,  was in the ’30s.

We all know what was going on then: The Great Depression.    So we are coming Full Circle on that event as can be seen astrologically.  What will that mean over the next couple of years?  It could mean a collapse of the old economy and markets and a powerful transformation into a new way of doing business on the Earth: one that is more just and equitable and less run by ruthless competition and greed.

And whatever happens with Russia, China, Iran, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, etc, even potentially in the form of great conflicts, is happening because the power balance is shifting to one of more equality, and into Diversity in Unity.

The USA natal Sun will be almost exactly in aspect to the Grand Cross from April 19-23.   So potentially important events and challenges are coming to America. If they do not all happen during April, April’s Grand Cross will set the table for when future triggering planetary events happen over the next 18 months.

This coming autumn and next spring’s eclipses ignite the same cardinal degrees of the zodiac and reignite the USA natal Sun position as well as its natal Saturn position.

That means that whatever events happen concerning the USA this Spring, they will just be the beginning of its immense transformation.   We will need to re-member what values and principles are at the heart of this nation, and release the decay that has been growing within its soul.

We will need to join the world community in a new way as an equal member who respects the rights of others for liberty and self determination, equality, dignity and self respect.

And in our own home we will need to stop the childish bickering between parties, the back biting and the priority of self gain. We need to think less of winning and greed and more about doing what is best for our American and world communities, for the Earth and our collective human family.

There will be breakdowns and breakthroughs now in our individual lives and in our world.

You can already see what some of our new chapter here in America is looking like just by seeing what is happening in late night TV.  The older generation of late night talk hosts is leaving with the retirement of Jay Leno and David Letterman.

This is a microcosm of what is happening in our world in this new chapter:  A new generation is rising and will bring new voices to our country and world.

Jimmy Fallon and especially Steven Colbert represent a new voice wanting to be heard in our land.  It is true they will be on mainstream, corporate owned TV, and that severely limits creative freedom, but still it is change and hopefully voices and messages outside the old boxes and patterns.

So see in your own life how this new chapter is affecting you.  What needs to be released and what needs to be born in your life?  Take the ride this month and keep your mind and heart open so you can be in alignment with your self and the Universe.  We are moving faster into the Age of Aquarius now.

If you have the time please enjoy the youtube video created for Spring Eclipse Season 2014 and the Cardinal Grand Cross.

See you next week,

Leo

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

There is already a YOUTUBE video autumn 2013 forecast out at https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5xnEaj6JRfI

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

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

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

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