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* JUPITER meets the Lunar North Node in VIRGO on June 25: Initiation into Wholeness

24 Jun

VIRGO themes have been magnified and ‘expanded’ over the last year, since JUPITER, in its 12-year cycle, entered last August the sign of health, wellness, wholeness, service, and alignment.

Big misunderstanding about the astrological effect of JUPITER: It doesn’t just automatically make things ‘good’ and ‘lucky’ – that’s the superficial stereotype, not the Archetype.
With ‘expansive’ JUPITER the themes around its transiting area get bigger, magnified, so that we can SEE (JUPITER literally rules sight, as in eye sight and insight, and outlook) better what’s going on, and what the opportunities for growth (which could mean: outgrowing an old conditioning) are.
So let’s look at it this way…:

Have you also experienced more ‘problems’, ‘technical issues’, misalignment, illness, dysfunctionality, practical things to figure out, fix, and work out, showed up, maybe much more than ‘usually’, in the last while, and over the last year?

“I thought JUPITER was a ‘good thing’!”
Well, with JUPITER things get bigger so that they can get better…

So it’s for example also an opportunity to learn how to become more savvy and self sufficient.
I had my own share of it, playing itself out on my computer… the technician in Delhi who worked via remote control for hours in my computer said in the end, after I had asked him educated questions round updates and drivers (from ‘boot camp experiences’ over the last months):”You’re becoming really tech savvy…”. Well, yeah, something I wouldn’t have chosen to go into, since it’s not my genre but hey, gotta know something about what’s ‘under the hood’.


JUPITER in VIRGO gives us incentive to bring ‘order into chaos’, in our daily life and ‘operations’, to be grounded in a practical, organized way, a
nd to align ourselves with what brings us back to health and wellness, where we operate best.

I know many people with VIRGO accentuation, clients, friends, and my extended family, who’ve had a lot of health issues to deal with over the last year.
The holistic body-mind-spirit ‘system’ showing where things are not aligned and ‘well’ / whole. Symptoms are signals that want to show us something we need to SEE in a BIGGER way…


I’d love to support you and your loved ones with holistic, archetypal astrological perspective if you / they are open to a process that leads to growth from within.
Please feel welcome to contact me any time. 

JUPITER in VIR might bring up (in our conditioned personality) hyper self-consciousness, ‘smallness’, inadequacy, non-perfection.
In ueber-VIR mode, we may tend towards perfectionism, often out of overcompensation for ‘not feeling (good) enough’, and that we have to prove ourselves through ‘doing’. A lot of these limiting patterns that keep us ‘small’ would have become more obvious and ‘bigger’ too, under JUPITER in VIR, so that we can outgrow them through self awareness, and (maybe self-)mentoring.
Practice IS perfect, has therefore been one of my favourite JUPITER in VIR mantras.
And it is good to know that actually, we are whole and complete, as Soul, as Self.

 

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Virgo and Mercury, by Johfra Bosschart – As Above so Below… Bringing “Heaven to Earth”, and Working in Integrity and Alignment with the Higher Self.

What a beautiful, deeply symbolic depiction of VIRGO the Priestess of purity and integrity…

How have you brought yourself back into integrity this year, into Operating from soul and Higher Self?

Gratitude for the ‘little’ / not-so-little things, like health, being able to being of service, the gifts of nature on a daily basis that we often ignore…. Adopting little rituals and health routines could have been other gifts of JUPITER in VIR.

Still time to ‘harvest’ those, and put then into our ‘cosmic basket’ this Summer – JUPITER will be in VIR for 2 1/2 more months, until Sept 09.

JUPITER turned direct in mid-May, and will speed up in the next while – chance are we actually reap its benefits also externally more clearly, with things improving, and operating more smoothly (maybe because we’ve done lots of ‘homework’ in the last while). It’s becoming also much easier to ‘get organized’, ‘tackle a project’, figure out what’s the best way of being of service, and get back to health and wellness – generally speaking.

 

Additionally, the Lunar North Node has been in VIR too, since Oct 2015, until May 2017. A cosmic incentive to do what’s in alignment with our Higher Self (as mentioned, VIRGO loves that ‘vertical alignment’), and honour our inner ‘Priestess’ in her ‘Temple of Wellness and Sacred Service’.

A ‘highlight’ time for all our placements in VIR is on now end of June, exact tomorrow June 25, when JUPITER and the North Node align / trade places (JUP goes forward, while the Nodes, as always, go retro) in mid-VIR. You can see the alignment already in the Full Moon and Solstice charts in the last posts.
A double (JUP and NN) incentive, boost, and opportunity.

JUPITER and North Node in VIR are also counter-balanced by NEPTUNE and CHIRON in PISCES where the Universe ‘provides’, where we are all / IT is ALL connected.

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The MOON in PISCES in unison with NEPTUNE tomorrow Sat June 25, and with CHIRON on Sun June 26 accentuates the need for BALANCE.

So maybe a ‘marriage’ of both the VIRGO and the PISCES qualities is to see how things that are meant to happen align sooo nicely – but some human Piscean flexibility and a little Virgoan ‘work on it’ is necessary too – and sooo rewarding!
And when they aren’t aligned (VIRGOan discernment helps) – can we let them go, with ease and grace? All good, all ONE.

© 2016 by Melanie Lichtinger

 

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* PI New Moon / Total Solar Eclipse with Chiron (March 8), in magnified VIR – PI Bridge: Heart Medicine, Oneness Consciousness, and Living in Wholeness

8 Mar

We’re in the Dark-to-Ecliptic-to-NEW MOON NOW.

Have you been feeling dizzy, nauseous, confused, ‘sea sick’, overwhelmed (for obvious ‘reasons’, or none), at a loss, helpless, did you feel like giving up, escaping, indulging in addictions and self-sabotage, feeling abandoned or abandoning yourself, and at other times felt euphoric, losing yourself in pure bliss and joy, empty-yet-overflowing?

 

All these apparently opposite states are ‘symptoms’ of the PISCEAN wave that’s upon us now, asking us ‘simply’ to be empty, open up, to receive and pass on the gifts, and to surf with ‘what-IS’.

PISCES Zodiac energy points us to eternity, and is about fulfillment of the soul journey (not a destination…) – but hey, that can be a bit much at once!

 

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PISCEAN Ocean Sky – Photo by Melanie, March 6, 2016

 

We are in the midst of the strongest PISCES effect now, since the recent Full Moon (Feb 22), with MERCURY, NEPTUNE (they unite on March 10), SUN, CHIRON (their union will be also on March 10!), and South Node, all in PISCES. And finally, the Dark-to-New MOON entered PISCES also, yesterday Mon March 7 at 11:08 am PST.

 

Just imagine that strong gravitational field, with so many planets in one sector of the heavens round the SUN! Well, JUPITER holds the balance from VIRGO.

You can see it in the chart below.

 

Were ever the SUN is presently in the sky during any time of day or night we can picture all those other planets and the MOON approaching it too. And we can expose ourselves to their unified and unifying energy field through exposing ourselves to the SUN.

 

The NEW MOON will be on March 8 at 5:54 pm PST, and the height of the Eclipse at 5:59 pm PST, with totality lasting 4 minutes and 9 seconds.

The Eclipse path goes over Indonesia where it will be March 9. http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/solar/2016-march-9 )

The MOON will cast its full shadow on the SUN – amazing that their disks can be exactly equal size, from Earth perspective!

 

Eclipse Saros Cycles

Did you know that Eclipses come in cycles (known as Saros Cycles), and repeat in the same sign combination every 18 – 19 years (which of course has to do with the 18 ½ year Nodal cycle)?

We had a Solar Eclipse in PI last time on March 9, 1997 (SUN / MOON at 19° PI, North Node at 29° VIR).

The PI Solar Eclipse prior was on Feb 26, 1979 (SUN / MOON at 7° PI, North Node at 19° VIR).

The PI TOTAL Solar Eclipse before that was on March 13, 1960 (SUN / MOON at 23° PI, North Node at 24° VIR).

If this TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE is significant for you, check out the cycles with the prior Eclipses and which patterns show up.

Hint: Where in your chart do / did they fall (houses, planets)? Which areas of your life were / are affected?

 

What does the chart of the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE look like and tell us, you may ask?

 PI NM CHI TSE 2016

First glance:

Soo much in PISCES, in polarity with JUPITER / North Node in VIRGO (which will be just about rising, from West Coast perspective at the exact New Moon time), both sides funnelling into SATURN in SAG via T-square! SO much mutability (VIR – SAG – PI)! All in flux…

 

The PISCES SUN, after having ‘hooked up’ with NEPTUNE (on Feb 28) will approach CHIRON (exact union on March 10) – a signature of the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE. The MOON will already pass CHIRON at 9:06 pm PST today March 8 – 3 hrs after the Eclipse.

The South Node is super close to CHIRON throughout March, exact on March 18.

So it really is a CHIRON SOLAR ECLIPSE.

 

The SUN / MOON / CHIRON / Lunar South Node Eclipse and MERCURY / NEPTUNE in PI (VENUS to enter PI also, on March 12) show us:

All is unified and ONE.

What makes us vulnerable also carries the Heart Medicine.

 

JUPITER retro / North Node in mid VIR on ‘the other side’, in trine with PLUTO in mid CAP balances and grounds the energy, and is an incentive (North Node) to receive ‘fresh energy’. Awareness and practice matter. Live in wholeness.

 

SATURN (stationary) in mid SAG exactly between JUPITER (their square will be on March 23) and the NEW MOON (the SUN squared SATURN on March 5!) receives pressure from both sides, and is a T-square ‘outlet’.

The big quest(ions):

Where is the path in all this? What guides us and makes sense?

What prevents and what supports us to aim from the Heart?

 

Let’s look into all this a bit closer (and ‘sort it out’ in VIRGO fashion 🙂 ) – dive in with me if you like:

 

As we immerse fully into the PISCEAN field there is just energy, a ‘quantum soup’ you may say. Can be overwhelming and chaotic, for the individualized, ‘separate’ human personal self. The invitation is to experience and furthermore merge in the field of Oneness.

 

ONEness and interconnectedness of ALL – which can, for our separate identity, be overwhelming, confusing, make us vulnerable – or make us want to escape, be ‘addicted’ to ‘the state of bliss and union’, etc.

I guess you get the picture, and examples are everywhere, incl. the constant influx of media (also ruled by PISCES).

The SUN now in PI brings yearly consciousness to the bigger, longer lasting, and more transpersonal influence of CHIRON (2010 – 2018 in PISCES):
Whoa, so much happening at once – all together now…!

  • Have you been feeling overwhelmed by all kinds of influences and energies that are ‘streaming in and through’?
  • Maybe you have a very vivid dream life, maybe you don’t want to face it all?
  • How about this: The way ‘out’ is the way ‘IN’ – to surrender and trust in being carried by What-IS?

 

So much is coming together now… Allow it, and allow yourself to BE. Maybe that means letting go of, forgiving, releasing something or some ‘disappointment’, ‘illusion’, etc. from the area of life related to PI in your chart.

But that ain’t always so easy…

CHIRON shows us that old wounds can come up in this process (esp. for those of us born in the 1960’s under CHIRON in PI, and anyone with PI placements).

 

As James Hillman summed it up in a Jungian seminar in Victoria a few years ago:

There are two basic early childhood wounds: Abandonment and overwhelm (invasion, abuse). We might have experienced one more than the other, or both in combination.

Often we have to feel what is now ripe to heal. There may be catalysts that bring out the old wounds.

Rather than spiritually bypassing the wounds, or indulging in them, or escaping into addictive behaviour (all these are shadow tendencies of South Node in PI), how can we do our part in the healing (North Node in VIR)?

JUPITER in VIR gives us lots of opportunities to see what the ‘issue’ is (maybe magnifying what’s otherwise brushed away as ‘small stuff’).

 

What does that require (asks VIRGO)?

Maybe dropping resistance and separation, and, rather than putting up boundaries against the ‘tsunami of energy’ swimming into a field of resonance, or, allowing the energy to leave us (since as sensitive souls we tend to take things in and they sit and stick there, and possibly contaminate our inner environment).

Are there concrete practices, maybe healthy rituals you can DO (VIRGO) that help you come back into Oneness with / in Life?

 

 

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Total Solar Eclipse over Bangladesh, July 22, 2009

 

The TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE in PI with CHIRON brings Lunar tendencies (of the mind and emotions), followed by new Solar consciousness to these themes.

The Solar Consciousness gets temporarily eclipsed by the MOON, out of which a new cycle arises – a re-set. And VIRGO in balance with the North Node helps.

The Lunar South Node need for Oneness with the Great Mother, the Universe, the All can lead to ‘looking for Love at the wrong places’, going on a compensation course via addictions of all sorts that promise to let the ‘me’ go away for a while, but hey, it does come back each time, which can turn into a painful vicious cycle.

These Lunar ‘depleting’ tendencies are met by our awareness of wholeness (JUPITER in VIRGO) from which healing (CHIRON) can come, and renewed Consciousness that-IS (PISCES SUN).

 

 

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Wounded Centaur Chiron

 

The South Node SOLAR ECLIPSE NEW MOON on March 8 catalyzes that theme:

The ‘Medicine Wo/Man CHIRON’ shows that the ‘wound’ carries the medicine.

CHIRON in PI can be the paradoxical and confusing ‘wound’ of feeling like an outsider because of one’s urge for deeper connectedness, and by being overwhelmed and exhausted by too many influences, and not being able to release energies we have taken in. Hence escapism, distraction, avoidance.

 

Nowa-years with CHIRON in PI, when we dive in, and experience our oneness with life we can relax, and let go of the idea of separation and even adversarial ‘you over there’, and we are re-connected with life. Where is the enemy, the victim, the perpetrator, the saviour? The ‘healing’ and ‘teaching’ can simply lay in letting go.

This oneness with what-IS allows us also to let things ‘go through us’ as energy, rather than having them stick to us, or sit in our field. Just as we have taken it IN (PI is ‘famous’ for taking a lot IN) we are invited to breathe or otherwise release it OUT. Maybe no need to ‘do anything with it’ (i.e. analyze and work on it…).

Music, dance, Yoga, Qi Gong, being with or IN water is natural therapy for this kind of release.

 

CHIRON in PISCES on the ‘opposite side’ of VIRGO (yet representing the ONE), shows that it’s all related. When we drop into resonance and love we open up and see: What we see on the outside / ‘over there’ in ‘them’ has to do with us too. And – maybe in a place of vulnerability – , we ask for help, drop resistance, let go, and let God.

 

Many people become more and more sensitive – perhaps a symptom of overwhelm of influences streaming at us through the media, through the atmosphere. I hear that from many clients, and experience it myself.

As an ‘energetic hygiene’ and clearing of what we have taken IN (JUPITER in VIRGO), I recommend a very effective Visualization Practice that I adopted from my friend and Satsang teacher Susan Broznitsky, and alternatively, or additionally a Forgiveness Writing Practice.

I posted both in the last Astro~News blog , and showed it to clients directly. Many people asked me about it, and gave feedback that it works – almost immediately. Visualizations are also perfect for SATURN in SAG (squaring the Eclipse and JUPITER in VIR).

 

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Jupiter and Earth – Hubble Space Telescope picture (NASA)

 

A few more words about the magnified (JUPITER) incentive (North Node), since this is the opportunity here.

You probably already noticed their beneficial grounding effect. JUPITER in mid VIR will even go into favourable Earth trine with PLUTO in mid CAP, on March 16.

Yes, we are Soul having a human experience. And that means the embodiment is auspicious, and not just to be transcended, ignored, neglected.

Therefore, let’s

  • Be in body-mind-spirit alignment, good health, well-being and conscious practice,
  • Be mindful, aware and self-aware,
  • Take care of business, organize, clear and clean,
  • Help ourselves (VIR is a big fan of DiY, and there is so much info online now too, re: How to…)
  • Help others – because you can. ‘Simple’, ‘small’ acts of service – can be a big deal for them, and so rewarding.

 
Under JUPITER / North Node in VIRGO these months and weeks, culminating now, on the ‘opposite side’ of the PISCES Solar Eclipse, it seems like problems and issues are under a magnifying glass. They get bigger, so that we can see them for what’s really going on, resolve what needs to be ‘fixed’ and realigned, but also gain perspective, and outgrow our sense of imperfection, inadequacy, the inner critic…

VIRGO thrives on alignment and self-containment, discernment, loves wellness practices, recipes, remedies, and rituals. And it’s important to heal low vibrational VIRGO (“never good enough, always problems”) with higher VIRGO vibes.

  • What is your Body Temple showing you?
  • What can you do (with joy and awareness) to help and serve others, and make the world a better place? Maybe in the service lays your own healing?
  • What needs physical cleaning / clearing / organizing in your life (how about starting with a small realm, like: the desk?). The present VIR – PI dynamic helps with clearing clutter and reorganizing things so that life energy can flow more smoothly (and you know where things are J ).
  • How about rituals like media / cell phone free walks? We don’t need to be constantly exposed to media and available (PI).
  • What are you grateful for? Even (and maybe esp.) those ‘small’ things (VIR).

 

VIRGO is the energy of the harvest goddess and priestess who is clear and aligned with her sacred Self which she keeps in integrity.

VIRGO practices self-awareness (the energy of the Leo-to-Virgo Sphinx Point), and tends to ‘her’ body-mind-spirit temple through clearing, discernment, sacred practice, such as ceremony and ritual.

Which in our practical daily life means: a body / health / wellness / nutrition practice and lifestyle. A healthy body in a healthy spirit.

  • Is there a practice you can adopt right now that would benefit your wellbeing (something simple and self-sufficient that’s not a big deal, like walks – cell phone free J, Yoga, exercise, getting more regularly fresh air)?
  • Which ‘recipes, remedies, and rituals’ would your inner mentor (JUPITER) prescribe? Like: adding / removing something from your diet, sleep, work style and hours, certain practices that make you overall happier and healthier, a morning ritual?
  • Is there something is ripe and ready now to be harvested, as in: let go of?
  • Would a ceremony help release something old and outlived, or help invite beneficial cosmic energies?

Intentionality is important, which brings us to…

 

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Anchor on the Rocks – at Saxe Point, Esquimalt. Photo by Melanie Fall 2013

 

SATURN stationary in SAG (going retro on March 25) in T-square to the Nodal / Ecliptic axis.

SATURN is the Planetary Archetype of Mastery, Maturity, Lessons, Karma. It also rules the Root Chakra and anchors us in what-IS.

 

SATURN has been in SAG since Sept 17, 2015 (with an episode until 5° SAG from Dec 2014 until mid-June 2015), and will leave SAG / enter CAP at Winter Solstice 2017.
Clearly, humanity has been dealing with socio-political and global issues that don’t just ‘go away’. We can’t pretend to be blind to them anymore (SAG literally rules eye sight, and perspective in a broader sense), and need to deal with them. I don’t want to expand on it here – we all are well aware.

 

Just a few key themes, and their relevance to the mutable axis, esp. SATURN in SAG:

  • The refugee crisis in Europe (very PISCES – VIRGO – SAG, a massive collective migration / escape from violence and war bringing up fear of the foreign / paranoia of the unknown, and issues of coordination vs. compassion).
  • Elections in Canada last Oct 2015 resulting in newly elected Liberal government, with PM Justin Trudeau (SAG Neptune, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn in GEM, and VIR Rising). Real changes, or more of the same in new friendlier looking image?
  • Elections in the U.S. coming up in Nov 2016. The U.S. has Saturn on their SAG AC NOW. The Eclipse is super relevant for the country.

 

Let’s just take a quick look at the major players, and their placements in mutable signs (as activated by the Eclipse). What’s your sense?

Bernie Sanders (* Sept 8, 1941), with Sun, Neptune, North Node in VIR (he just had his Nodal Return!), and Jupiter in GEM.

Hilary Clinton (* Oct 26, 1947), with Moon in PI and Uranus in GEM.

Donald Trump (* June 14, 1946 – just 3 weeks before George W. Bush!), born under a Full Moon Lunar Eclipse(!) with Moon / South Node in SAG, and Sun / Uranus / North Node in GEM.

 

More to discuss about the candidates and the U.S. elections at another occasion.

Let me know if you’re interested in a special Parlour. Can be definitely set up.

 

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Saturn and Earth – Hubble Space Telescope picture (NASA)

 

So, what are the challenges SATURN in SAG asks us to deal and be done with?

Classical obstacles ‘on the path’ that present themselves are judgment, dogmatism, “my way or the highway” attitude, lack of trust, bad humour (at others’ expense), no real perspective on things, being blind sighted and biased, missing the obvious…
What can help us move forward ‘in the right direction’, without making anyone ‘wrong’ which perpetuates karma and separation?

Clearly, the answer is in the Heart.

 

SATURN in SAG is also the storyteller, both inspiring and grounded teacher, and visionary elder.

Let’s invoke those qualities IN us, as SATURN is about to go retro, on March 25 – just after the LUNAR ECLIPSE (on March 23)!

 

May the Heart lead the way into and through the Ecliptic phase!

 

© 2016 by Melanie Lichtinger

 

 

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* VIRGO – PISCES FULL MOON on Feb 22, and magnified VIR – PI Bridge: Self-Awareness and Service in Oneness

22 Feb

 

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Voyager Card II – Priestess – Crystal Activation and Photo by Melanie

 

Have you been following the MOON?

~ Did you see her travelling past Orion? This Winter constellation is still visible in the evening sky for a while.

~ … and then, last Wed to Fri she could be seen in her ‘pregnant’ waxing CANCER MOON goodness. I was lucky to be out for a walk on a clear-sky afternoon, and ‘she’ followed me from the East.

~ Now, in LEO, ‘she’ is approaching JUPITER (bright planet to her ‘left’ in the Ecliptic).

~ Tomorrow Monday morning, the MOON will enter VIRGO, to be fully lit by the PISCES SUN as the FULL MOON!

Since  Feb 23 at 10:20 am PST is the exact Full Moon tonight is already the ‘Fullest Moon’ night here on the West Coast. Further East and in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia / New Zealand, Feb 23 is the Full Moon night.

 

As Above So Below, is the motto for cosmic alignment and Astrology.

Goes back to ancient mystery schools, and shows us how, not in a linear cause-effect relationship but rather synchronistically and in a mirror effect, different dimensions interrelate. Holograms, fractals, sacred geometry…. all of that cool stuff that naturally teaches us that all is connected, nothing ever was separate.

With it comes the notion to align consciously with patterns and cycles, to go into coherence rather than resisting and ‘struggling’.

Being ‘in the wave’, so to say, rather than experiencing ourselves as ‘a separate particle’ 🙂

 

Why am I writing about this general stuff?

For one thing, this is why I’m so fulfilled with offering what I do, to support more alignment, with ease and cosmically sustained energy in you, and through you with your influence in the world.

We’ve come a long way in the last decades, in acknowledging and re-embracing these ‘natural laws’ again. When I was younger, I felt quite ‘fringy’ with what I knew to be true, and didn’t feel very free to fully express and share it with others.

Thank Goddess, I was called to go with a big transformation that brought me here, to serve and inspire from this place.

 

And, it’s timely: The upcoming Full Moon, with the Moon in Virgo and the Sun in Pisces is all about ‘Sacred Alignment.
Under JUPITER / North Node in VIRGO these months and esp. weeks (very strong again at the PISCES Solar Eclipse on March 8) it seems like problems and issues are under a magnifying glass. It gets bigger so that we can see them for what’s really going on, resolve what needs to be ‘fixed’ and realigned, but also gain perspective, and outgrow our sense of imperfection, inadequacy, the inner critic…

VIRGO thrives on alignment and self-containment, discernment, loves wellness practices, recipes and remedies. And it’s important to heal low vibrational VIRGO (“never good enough, always problems”) with higher VIRGO vibes.

  • What is your Body Temple showing you?
  • What can you do (with joy and awareness) to help and serve others, and make the world a better place? Maybe in the service lays your own healing?
  • What needs physical cleaning / clearing / organizing in your life (how about starting with a small realm, like: the desk?). The present VIR – PI FULL MOON, after the CHINESE NEW YEAR momentum helps with clearing clutter and reorganizing things so that the Chi can flow more smoothly (and you know where things are J ).
  • What are you grateful for? Even (and maybe esp.) those ‘small’ things (VIRGO).

 

Well, here’s a literal JUPITERIAN gratitude story I’d love to share with you:

On Feb 8, the day of the last New Moon in AQ, it happened to be a very clear, crisp night (rare these days!), and our Astro 404 (Transits) groups that had in our 8-week journey reached the transits of JUPITER that eve. A week prior, an Astrology / Astronomy buff friend of mine, Stephen Courtin, had offered for us to take a look through his telescope, up on Mt. Tolmie in Victoria. Everything conspired (well, the wind was chilly, but there were cars to retreat to), and we seized the night, and were blessed with views of JUPITER and 4 of its Moons (!), but also (a big gift for me) SIRIUS, in bright ‘unreal blue’ radiance. Sirius is the star sacred to the Egyptian Goddess Isis. Check out this beautiful blog: http://isiopolis.com/2012/07/21/isis-sirius-and-the-dog-days-of-summer/ and find Sirius in the evening sky, ‘left’ to Orion’s belt.

Moreover, the following week (last Monday), Stephen visited our 404 group (with SATURN then), and showed us his cool invention: The Ecliptic Calendar that clearly maps the constellations in the Ecliptic, and in relation to the Zodiac, plus the 20 brightest stars. Here is a scan of the laminated map that Stephen gave me, just to give you an idea. I can show the whole map to you if you come for a session on to a group.

 

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Ecliptic Calendar with 20 Brightest Stars, by Stephen Courtin.

 

Very VIRGO (precision) and PISCES (cosmic)!

Stephen can in ‘calendar fashion’ create a star map of the positions of Sun, Moon, and Solar System Planets, at any given day, as seen in the heavens. A great complement to the traditional astrological circular map where we also chart houses and aspects. I believe Stephen would also create laminated EC maps for your birth chart – awesome!
Big gratitude again, Stephen, for sharing your gifts and resources so generously with us!

 

So what’s with the ‘traditional’ Astro map of the FULL MOON, you may ask? Voila!

 

VIR - PI FM 2016

 

Now, that’s a whole lot of VIRGO and PISCES!

 

On the VIRGO side of the ‘equation’:

The MOON (from 3:24 am PST today Monday Feb 22 on), JUPITER, and the Lunar North Node. They have been in close alignment since end of December, from March on this alignment will ‘widen’ since JUPITER moves faster retro than the Nodes. June will be another month of ‘close encounter’, and JUPITER will pass the North Node on June 25. So the whole 1st half of 2016 is influenced by this union. And the MOON (exactly: after the FULL MOON, on Tue Feb 23) highlights it.

What are we talking about here?
The magnified (JUPITER) incentive (North Node) to

  • Be in body-mind-spirit alignment, good health, well-being and conscious practice,
  • Be mindful, aware and self-aware,
  • Take care of business, organize, clear and clean,
  • Help yourself (VIR is a big fan of DiY, and there is so much info online now too, re: How to)
  • Help others – because you can. Maybe ‘simple’, ‘small’ acts of service – they can be a big deal for them, and so rewarding.

 

And now let’s hear it for PISCES:

The SUN – nearing NEPTUNE (their union will be exact next Sunday Feb 28) – opposite the FULL MOON:
What does Unity Consciousness respond to all this?

Yes, we know from the AQ – PI cusp that ‘we’re all in this together’. As we immerse fully into the PISCEAN field there is just energy, a ‘quantum soup’ you may say. Can be overwhelming and chaotic, for the individual small self. The invitation is to experience and furthermore merge in the field of Oneness.

What does that require (asks VIRGO)? Maybe dropping resistance and separation, and, rather than putting up boundaries against the ‘tsunami of energy’ swimming into a field of resonance, or, allowing the energy to leave us (since as sensitive souls we tend to take things in and they sit and stick there, and possibly contaminate our inner environment).

The PISCES SUN, after having ‘hooked up’ with NEPTUNE (on Feb 28) will approach CHIRON (exact union on March 10 – and it will be a signature of the NEW MOON / TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE of March 8).

 

VIRGO MOON / JUPITER / North Node, and PISCES SUN / NEPTUNE / CHIRON / South Node create pulls on both sides of the Earth, and those of us with SUN / MOON / AC / Planets in VI, PI, or both will experience the (apparent) dilemma of…

 

VIRGO <-> PISCES:

Doing, Working, Helping <-> Being / Relaxing, Receiving, Asking

Perfection <-> Ease

Practicality <-> Creativity

Problems, Anxiety, Worry <-> Let-go, Forgiveness

Precision <-> Randomness

Discernment <-> Allowing

Skills, Crafts <-> Art, Music, Dance, Inspiration

Hands (ruled by VI) <-> Feet (ruled by PI)

Remedies, Recipes <-> Medicine

…and asks us to strike a balance that creates synergy between the ‘2 sides of the coin’.

 

What does all that mean, and how can we be in natural alignment with the cosmic ‘weather’?

Let’s again look at both sides, and their bridging:

 

On the MOON side:

MOON and JUPITER / North Node in VIRGO:

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Virgo, and Mercury, by Johfra Bosschart

 

 VIRGO is the energy of the harvest goddess and priestess who is clear and aligned with her sacred Self which she keeps in integrity.

VIRGO practices self-awareness (the energy of the Leo-to-Virgo Sphinx Point), and tends to ‘her’ body-mind-spirit temple through clearing, discernment, sacred practice, such as ceremony and ritual.

Which in our practical daily life means: a body / health / wellness / nutrition practice and lifestyle. A healthy body in a healthy spirit.

  • Is there a practice you can adopt right now that would benefit your well-being (something simple and self-sufficient that’s not a big deal, like walks, Yoga, exercise, getting more regularly fresh air)?
  • Which ‘recipes and remedies’ would your inner caring and wise one (MOON / JUPITER) prescribe? Like: adding / removing something from your diet, sleep, work style and hours, certain practices that make you overall happier and healthier?
  • Is there something is ripe and ready now to be harvested, as in: let go of?
  • Maybe it’s ‘all good’ if we can be ‘in the world’ (VIR) but ‘not of the world’ (PI)?

  

On the SUN side:

SUN / NEPTUNE, and CHIRON / South Node in PISCES:

Maya Gabeira in Hawaii

Big wave surfer Maya Gabeira – Adventurous example of the PI and VIR balance

 

The bigger, longer lasting, and more transpersonal influence of NEPTUNE (2012 – 2026) and CHIRON (2010 – 2018) in PISCES is now (yearly) highlighted by the SUN which brings Solar consciousness to these themes:

ONEness and interconnectedness of ALL – which can, for our separate identity, be overwhelming, confusing, make us vulnerable – or make us want to escape, be ‘addicted’ to ‘the state of bliss and union’, etc.

I guess you get the picture, and examples are everywhere, incl. the constant influx of media (also ruled by PISCES).

The SUN now in PI brings yearly consciousness to NEPTUNE – whoa, this really IS immense!

  • Have you been feeling overwhelmed by all kinds of influences and energies that are ‘streaming in and through’?
  • Maybe you have a very vivid dream life, maybe you don’t want to face it all?
  • How about this: The way ‘out’ is the way ‘IN’ – to surrender and trust in being carried by What-IS?

 

So much is coming together now… Allow it, and  allow yourself to BE. Maybe that means letting go of, forgiving, releasing something or some ‘disappointment’, ‘illusion’, etc. from the area of life related to PI in your chart.

 

CHIRON will be met by the SUN (a yearly event) on March 10. The upcoming FULL MOON tomorrow, and even more so the SOLAR ECLIPSE NEW MOON on March 8 catalyze that theme:

The ‘Medicine Wo/Man CHIRON’ shows that the ‘wound’ carries the medicine, and certain processes in life (esp. round age 50, at our CHIRON return) bring up old / original wounds as an initiation for intrinsic healing and as a deep teaching to us and others around us.

 

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Nowa-years with CHIRON in PI, when we dive in, and experience our oneness with life we can relax, and let go of the idea of separation and even adversarial ‘you over there’, and we are re-connected with life. Where is the enemy, the victim, the perpetrator, the saviour? The ‘healing’ and ‘teaching’ can simply lay in letting go.

This oneness with what-IS allows us also to let things ‘go through us’ as energy, rather than having them stick to us, or sit in our field. Just as we have taken it IN (PI is ‘famous’ for taking a lot IN) we are invited to breathe or otherwise release it OUT. Maybe no need to ‘do anything with it’ (i.e. analyze and work on it…).

Music, dance, Yoga, Qi Gong, being with or IN water is natural therapy for this kind of release.

‘Wounding’ nowadays for many of us equals overwhelm of influences (CHIRON in PI), and unreleased energies. 

 

CHIRON in PISCES on the ‘opposite side’ of VIRGO yet representing the ONE, shows that it’s all related. When we drop into resonance and love we open up we ARE what we see on the outside / ‘over there’ in ‘them’ has to do with us too. And – maybe in a place of vulnerability – , we ask for help, drop resistance, let go, and let God.

 

Many people become more and more sensitive. I hear that from many clients, and experience it myself.

As an ‘energetic hygiene’ and clearing of what we have taken IN, I recommend a very effective Visualization Practice that I adopted from my friend and Satsang teacher Susan Broznitsky. Thanks so much, Susan!

I posted it before on Astro~News, and also showed it to clients directly. Many people asked me about it, and gave feedback that it works – almost immediately.

So here it is again, apropos CHIRON / South Node in PI.

Visualizations are also perfect for SATURN in SAG.

 

Another way of releasing is Forgiveness Writing Practice.

Last year, I came across a process that is intense but very liberating (also helps the process of MARS now at the end of SCO where it’s been stirring so much up for us, moving into liberating SAG on March 5!). There is a lot of writing involved with this one. Excellent to start it after the Full Moon, in the waning phase – green light from tomorrow on already.

 

Here are these two useful Tools & Resources for Release of Stuck Energy, and for Forgiveness.

Try them on, and feel free to pass them on.

 

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1) Releasing Stuck Energy – Visualization Practice

…and yes, as we are doing the practice, we extend it into the field of Planet Earth…

We all carry energy around that we picked up somewhere, and that’s sitting in us. What we can’t release can become toxic (low PI vibration).

It can be quite frustrating to feel or sense those things that are not directly ours (yet in a bigger sense they are ours too…).

We might have picked things up from other people or from the collective field, through resonance and empathy, and / or by being in a low and receptive vibration (like feeling angry, and docking on to the anger around us).

As empaths, and when we have a lot of PISCES in us we tend to take a lot IN, and need to make sure we release it too.

 

Close your eyes, and sit (or stand) upright.

Visualize your energy body that’s you and surrounds you as a beautiful temple, or cathedral, or garden, or any sacred space that speaks to you. Create or remember that sacred space vividly, in front of your inner eye.

Now locate where in your body, esp. in which Chakra area you have taken something in that’s still ‘sitting there’ and might feel like a blockage.

Realize and acknowledge that you must have opened up doors of your sacred space to let ‘it’ in, probably in front of your body when you were facing ‘it’.

Now you are invited to go to the back of your body in that same area, and open the doors or windows there (maybe they have never been opened? Or you weren’t aware that you can do this even?)!

Now allow the stuck energy to leave your space, blessed and transformed – since it is a sacred space. With ease and accompanied by the light. Hold space for this process. You may experience a light ray coming in from the back where you open the door / window, helping the energy to leave on this light ray.

Your experience is unique, and might have a message for you too!

How do you feel now?

You can do this practice when you notice having taken something in that kicks you off balance, and also in hindsight, even after years of ‘cultivating’ something in you. I’m not saying, do it all the time, to avoid any discomfort… but as a tool to work with, so that the energy can flow.

This is a great tool (well, I like it, and the clients whom I have shown it to) that is easy, can be done anywhere, without even anyone noticing. 🙂

 

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2) Forgiveness – Writing Practice

I came across this one last year, online. See how it resonates. Release and forgiveness is great after the FULL MOON.

Like myself, you might start with it enthusiastically, and then get wrapped up in other things the next days. Forgive yourself, and continue.

See what comes up when you give up or find excuses.

See what the process shows you!

You might or might not feel the forgiveness right away when you write it. See how that moves.

Yes, when we release and forgive (PISCES), the space that the non-forgiveness filled up can be opened up for other, more healthy and loving manifestations.

 

“SEVEN DAY FORGIVENESS PROCESS  by Gary Douglas (adjusted / edited by Melanie L.):

As you begin this process, acknowledge your personal connection to Divine Presence. Your first step is to write down everything you want to manifest in your reality on all levels, physical, mental, spiritual, emotional.

BE VERY CLEAR BE VERY SPECIFIC. Write it in the ‘NOW’. Fill several pages – list all your goals, desires, dreams and wants. BE OUTRAGEOUS!

Give thanks for receiving them. Release them into the universe as done!

Next, begin the FORGIVENESS PROCESS.

Write one statement 77 times each day, along with your response; you can do half in the AM and half in the PM, or all at the same time.

You are releasing a tremendous energy as you process these issues. Be kind to yourself and know healing is taking place. Since you are releasing layer upon layer of energy and nature abhors a vacuum, your goals, desires, dreams and wants will manifest in this new clear space.

REALIZE THE POWER OF THIS FORGIVENESS PROCESS.

Write each statement 77 times and your response… even if the response is the same each time, keep writing it, don’t judge… just write what comes up.

1st day: “I forgive others for hurting me………………… your 77 situations” (Example: I forgive my friend… for speaking badly about me … – be concrete!)

2nd day: “I forgive myself for hurting others……………. your 77 situations”

3rd day: “I forgive others for letting me hurt them……… your 77 situations”

4th day: “I forgive myself for letting others hurt me……. your 77 situations”

5th day: “I forgive myself for hurting myself……….…… your 77 situations”

6th day and 7th day: Pick the statement or issue that seems to have the most charge, or repeat the day # 5 exercise for these remaining two days.

Be sure you write each statement and response 77 times per day for 7 days.

BE OPEN TO WONDERFUL MIRACLES TO HAPPEN BECAUSE THEY WILL.

Love and acknowledge yourself for having the courage to do this FORGIVENESS PROCESS.”

How was that? How’s it going with these practices?

 

In a wider, unifying, PISCEAN way, it all IS ONE already. Nothing needs to be done or perfected.

However, since we are embodied here in our physical temple (says VIRGO), we can bring universal energy into everyday experience, and everyone benefits.

Through sacred practice and concrete support with our tools, by connecting in the Quantum field of infinite possibilities and pure potentiality, by sending love and blessings, and with the focus on SATURN in SAG: by checking in on the intentions we hold and what we focus on, and SEE. Taking our ‘blinders’ down can open the path to new opportunities.

 

In summary:

The VIRGO – PISCES FULL MOON & Entourage calls us to be in Sacred Alignment, AND in Oneness with What-IS.

 

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Spontaneous AND perfect Zen brush painting of an Ouroboros, the mysterious and also alchemical winged serpent that bites its own tail. Very PISCES – VIRGO – if anything! 

 

 

 

© 2016 by Melanie Lichtinger

 

 

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* LEO – AQU Full Moon (Jan 23): ComMOONity Celebration & Co-Creation – Catalyzing Change with ♥!

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The SUN Rules LEO. Painting by Johfra Bosschart

 

 

The Full Moon today Saturday Jan 23 will be in early (at 3°29’­) LEO (MOON) and AQ (SUN) – see chart below.

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URANUS Rules AQUARIUS. Painting by Johfra Bosschart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sooo much energy in the ‘wintry’ Zodiac signs, CAP to PISCES, and no planetary placements from mid-ARIES to end of VIRGO, these days / weeks / months, until end of March when ARIES kicks in, with the SUN, MERCURY, in April also VENUS.

The Lunar LEO vibe is a welcome counter-balance, with an infusion of warm, creative, joyful, playful mood.

Can you  FEEL it coming in?

 

 

The MOON will enter LEO today Sat Jan 23 at 11:21 am PST, to come into her majestic Leonine fullness exactly at 5:46 pm PST, right after  Moonrise here on the WestCoast. Illuminating the synergistic axis from early LEO that’s so creatively playful (hence, I call that cusp ‘Creativity Point’) to early AQ where the ‘Prometheus Point’, or ‘Community Building Point’ sits. With this axis we’re called to be creative, and co-create in comMOONity, to welcome ourselves and one another, and celebrate (LEO)!

LEO’s motto can be: “Live Life Lovingly!” 

BE & Love Yourself, says the Full Moon Lioness.
You are strong, you are radiant, you are loving!

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To which AQ responds: “We are all Stars in the Constellation of Love!”

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Moon-Ball Friends, from Australia (origin unknown)

 

Here’s the chart for the LEO – AQ Full Moon (5:46 pm PST – right after Moon rise on the West Coast):

 

LEO - AQ FM 2016

 

The Full Moon catalyzes other charged-up planetary energies these days, esp.:

  • The Cardinal T-Square (which we’re having since Dec and until March) of URANUS in AR, opposite LILITH in LI, both square PLUTO in CAP. Presently MERCURY retro also links up with PLUTO (was exact yesterday Jan 22, will be again on Jan 29):
    Time to be clear about what matters most, maybe literally clear and purge what’s redundant, has served its purpose, is a burden that we don’t need to carry anymore, to lighten our load (CAP), maybe re-purpose, re-cycle, re-direct resources to where they are needed? And to change our attitude round what we really re-quire, and what ‘simply’ fulfills us, and fulfills the purpose. A wake-up call (URANUS in AR) to make authentic choices (LILITH in LI) that lead to fresh, new beginnings (URANUS in AR).
  •  VENUS crosses over the ‘Integrity Point’, from SAG to CAP (today Jan 23 at 12:31 pm PST!). Another incentive to stand tall, in your magnetic integrity. Walking and living your truth makes you very attractive, and simplifies life. 🙂
  • JUPITER retro in late VIR, conjunct the North Node (their close connection is active throughout January): Wholeness in your body-mind-spirit temple is the way to go. Your inner guide knows.
  •  MARS in SCO, in inner alliance with PLUTO, the ruler of SCO, in favourable, flowing  water trine with NEPTUNE in PI (the alignement was exact on Jan 18), is now gearing up for its water trine to CHIRON in PI (exact Feb 9): A desire to go deeper, under the surface, which can stir up ‘nasty things’ but also helps with purging (SCO), and releasing, forgiving, letting go (NEPTUNE in PI). Going into ‘the basement’ (MARS in SCO) with compassion and surrender brings healing medicine for us an all (CHIRON in PI). Also, as we allow for healing (via letting go) in one area, it ripples into all like-frequencies and resonances (CHIRON in PI). Have you noticed? Let’s say you’ve been carrying this theme around not trusting women, maybe due to a traumatic event early on, or with someone close to you. As you let go, maybe make baby steps towards someone with whom it comes up, and feel more and more encouraged to engage more trustingly, other similar dynamics can change more easily too. And your life gets lighter and smoother.

 

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Serving you since 2000 In Victoria BC, and worldwide

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JUPITER in VIRGO goes retro (Jan 7) next to the North Node: The Practice of Well-Being Helps All.

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JUPITER now in VIRGO (Aug 11, 2015 – Sept 9, 2016) goes RETRO on Jan 7 (until May 9), from very close to the North Node in VIR (and opposing the South Node in PI).

So JUPITER is, besides MERCURY (which is also going retro this coming week) presently an astrological focal point, plus the VIR – PI Nodal axis gets ‘highlighted’.

Balancing and bridging the two ‘sides of the equation’ of VIR and PI becomes important…even though, from the PI perspective, everything contains its polar ‘opposite’ and life IS the union of apparently opposing forces.

 

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Jupiter and Io, one of its Moons

 

Check out these 2 documentaries about Jupiter, one ‘retro’ and spectacular https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1tIS-S-Mqw and the other one more current https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WM9jAO1LPSI

 

JUPITER, the Mentor Archetype, energetic representation of the largest planet in our Solar System, shows our opportunities for growth, expansion, understanding, and wealth on all levels, and guides us ob our path of wisdom and happiness.

With an ‘attitude of gratitude’, abundance consciousness, generosity, and a good sense of humour, life (esp. in the areas / astrological houses that are represented by the celestial position of ‘our’ Jupiter) offers indeed a bounty of supply. But quantity doesn’t necessarily equate quality…

The shadow sides of Jupiter are excess, too much of a good thing, and an overbearing demeanour of ‘knowing better’ or moralizing.

One JUPITER mantra might be: Do you want to be right or do you want to be happy?

How is all of that applicable to detail focused, meticulous, analytical, critical VIRGO???

Obviously, Jupiter loves to be free, spacious, and generous and expanded in its Sagittarian ‘domain’, and also its former oceanic Piscean realm, now ruled by Neptune.

The area  Jupiter travels through grows and gets enhanced, opportunities show up, and we can also see and understand the bigger picture.

What’s going on, for us personally, with JUPITER in VIRGO, and in its present turnaround-phase?

 

Jupiter Eye

‘Details’ matter

 

VIRGO is the sign of the Sacred Feminine / Priestess, and of the Hermit. A self-contained ‘harvest’ energy, dedicated to ‘doing one’s work’, in alignment with one’s purpose.

How can Mentor Jupiter help us enhance the best of those qualities?

  • What also can get ‘bigger’ (so that we can see it better for what it is) is the awareness how it starts with a ‘problem driven’ attitude, and can feed into our limiting beliefs and fears. We can see the evidence, and there is an opportunity to change this loop, as JUPITER in VIR will square SATURN in SAG, in March and May 2016. So when we see the inner nagging ‘critic’ how can we create space around that? What would the inner coach and mentor say to that one?
  • Where is our ‘True Sacred Work’? How can focus on that absorb the (self)critical sides?
  • How do we find new and better alignment with health, wellness, right livelihood / lifestyle?
  • What is to be ‘cleaned up’ and ‘organized’? It will make us more content and happy, says Jupiter. And business / your affairs in general can operate better too. It doesn’t have to cost much (probably actually saves $$$). An excellent rewarding New Year’s project.
  • Where are opportunities to show your crafty side?
  • How can you offer your gifts that can help a lot of people?

 

JUPITER’s RETRO motion can help us re-visit opportunities, and see inner gifts.
Let’s give ourselves credit for all the tools and practices we have integrated over the last year.
Let’s consider how many people we have been of service to, and how many people have been helpful to us.

 

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Virgo and Mercury. Painting by Johfra Bosschart

 

JUPITER is also a societal Archetype showing us what’s popular and important for the common good.

In modest VIRGO this year we see more concern for the environment (well, or at least an understanding why it’s SO important to take care of nature), support for and appreciation of fields of service, health and wellness. It can bring more people to ‘their senses’ and to a grounded, practical ‘common sense’ around what works and what is dysfunctional in our society. Hopefully, the health concerns are outbalancing all the tons of online tools (apparently each one of them promises to make life simpler and better organized…).

Women and the Sacred Feminine are being more honoured, and the world is more ready to see what women provide (often quietly and humbly). Plus,  LILITH now in LIBRA stirs up social justice and gender equality world-wide.

The need for practical help and organization has come up big time, with refugees streaming into Europe, and are now also welcomed by other countries. Charitable services are being mobilized, while the question is still: How can they be integrated?

Where is service-in-action best applied? Check out what is the most effective and soulful work that calls you.

 

Jupiter has a 12-year cycle, and was the last time in VIRGO from end of Aug 2003 – end of Sept 2004:

  • How has your VIRGO area of life (work, service, business, health, wellness) expanded over the last 12 years?
  • How can you tell yourself the story in an authentically grateful and appreciative way, and exude natural happiness, which in turn attracts more opportunities?

 

JUPITER is a VIP (very important planet) for your VIRGO Sun, Moon, AC, or planets, this year.

If your Ascendant is Sagittarius, Jupiter is your ruling planet (VIP) and the Archetype is key in your life.

And if you are going through a phase where you wonder whether more and better is possible, how to expand and extend yourself, you are dealing with Jupiter themes.

If you would like to know if JUPITER is significant and  activated for you in 2016 please contact me, and we can customize a private session around that theme, or weave it into an overall transit session.

 

 

© 2016 by Melanie Lichtinger