Saturn In Capricorn: Grow Up (Or Just Grow Old)

Saturn in Capricorn 2017 2018
Photo by Tao Liu

 

Time waits on no one. We all know this, but the concept of real time sometimes just hits us in the face. Such will be the case when Saturn – the planet of time, reality, mortality, limitations, aging and maturation, and karma – transits its own sign of Capricorn, cardinal  (initiatory, go-getting) sign of evolution.

 

Saturn will enter Capricorn December 19th, 2017 until March 21st, 2020; due to a retrograde, Saturn will also be in Capricorn from July 1st-December 17th, 2020. It’s not too soon to be thinking about what this transit represents, individually and collectively. It has a tremendous socioeconomic and political effect, but let’s get into that one later. For now, let’s keep it personal. Continue reading “Saturn In Capricorn: Grow Up (Or Just Grow Old)”

Full Moon In Capricorn July 8th-9th, 2017: Unleashing The Hell Hounds

Astrology full moon Capricorn July 2017 gilded splinters
Art by Adam S. Doyle

 

Sometimes you just look at a Full Moon and know why the word lunacy shares the same root word as lunation. The Full Moon at 17 degrees Capricorn of July 8th/9th (exact July 8th at 11:07 PM CST) is opening the gates of… somewhere dark, deep down below. The Full Moon is in fall in Capricorn, not feeling at home here anyway. The Sun at 17 Cancer will be widely conjunct fixed star Sirius (given how bright Sirius is, I’m generous with the orb here); the Full Moon will be tightly conjunct Pluto retrograde at 18 degrees Capricorn. Both Sun and Moon square Jupiter at 13 degrees Libra, forming a configuration known as a cardinal T-square. Layers and layers of energy and intensity. And you better believe it’s pissed off, rage filled energy with Mars included at 22 degrees Cancer, also in the sign of its fall and struggling to find healthy expression. Mars is conjunct fixed star Pollux, known for telling stories most would rather not hear (Julian Assange has Mercury conjunct Pollux, for example). Continue reading “Full Moon In Capricorn July 8th-9th, 2017: Unleashing The Hell Hounds”