Saturday, May 22, 2021

Respectful Rebellion with Saturn Stationing Retrograde in Aquarius Square Uranus in Taurus

Saturn's pulling into the station

Photos: Willow

 

 Saturn Retrograde: May 23 to October 10, 2021 from 13 degrees to 6 degrees Aquarius

Venus Out of Bounds: May 23 to June 18 and October 9 to December 7, 2021

Taskmaster Saturn goes retrograde at 13 degrees Aquarius on May 23 (2:19 a.m. Pacific). As Saturn appears to slow and then stop in the zodiac, the energy and themes of this planet become concentrated and our burdens and responsibilities can feel dreadfully heavy to carry. Saturn can be a real drag, and we can be more highly aware of just how big a drag during stations like this.

At the same time, Saturn stations indicate a point when position, status, and authority can be shored up or cemented into place. If we've been working long and hard for some type of progress in our lives or out in the world, Saturn stations can be times when we see the fruits of our labour. We get a moment to pause, to reflect, to check our status, and this provides a vantage point from which we can view just how far we've come. Events may also be kicked up around the time of Saturn stations to test us on just how well we've learned previous lessons.

In general terms, the transit of Saturn in Aquarius (March 21, 2020 to March 7, 2023) indicates a challenge laid at our feet to build, establish, and reinforce (Saturn) the type of future and the type of communities (Aquarius) we wish to live within. 

Do we wish to live in a human-centred world where we work to meet the real needs of the people, or do we wish to live in an artificial, technology-dominated world where human beings are a commodity to be controlled, data-mined, and exploited? Do we wish to live a natural life, a life as part of nature, or do we wish to live an artificial life of virtual reality? The influence of technology, particularly top-down control (Saturn) through technology (Aquarius), is a major theme for the Saturn in Aquarius transit.

Saturn Rx will now back into a second exact square to Cosmic Agitator Uranus in Taurus (June 14), and as the squeeze of this square aspect intensifies, we're locked into a period of acute structural change. Many things are changing on many fronts, and people could be sort of losing it under this extremely uncertain and hard-to-pin-down energy. The word "unhinged" comes to mind. Things flying loose. Extreme adaptations to changing conditions. Anxieties or dread nipping at us from multiple angles. Difficulty staying grounded or feeling safe in the material world.

We're required to put extra effort into stability, reliability, normalcy, routine, and personal traditions in order to come through this year in good standing, without being emotionally shredded or left in a shambles by the often-harsh energies. 

Both our emotional and physical anchors must be tended, reinforced, and protected throughout the year and particularly around the times when the Saturn-Uranus square is at its tightest. 

Friday, May 21, 2021

An Invitation to Check Out My Astrology Message Board Groups

I'm the Administrator of two astrology-related public message board groups at a site called Ruqqus, and I'd like to invite my readers to check them out and to participate, if they feel this type of outlet would be fun and beneficial. Ruqqus is a new-ish message board site with an expressed purpose of being anti-censorship. It can be a little wild and woolly, like most censorship-free online platforms, but there are controls that can be put into place like blocking members or hiding groups from your feed.

Anything posted at Ruqqus will show up on the main feed for the site, and one benefit of this type of public platform is that it engages people who might not otherwise come into contact with these topics. That can also be a downfall, of course, but consider this site the Wild West of public message boards. Yeehaw! It's basically an anti-censorship (or at least, much less censored) version of Reddit. I've had my work censored at an astrology group on Reddit in the past, so I appreciate this freer outlet, despite its challenges.

Ruqqus is new and building steam, so there are not a tonne of people posting at this point, but I like the fact that we can start something from the ground up.

** Astrology Ruqqus Guild **

This is a general message board for astrologers and astrology enthusiasts - from beginner to professional. Most anything astrology-related can be posted here, though I will be keeping the standards strong as far as it being real astrology. I've seen some pretty pathetic excuses for astrology out there in the meme game, and I'm hoping that will stay relegated to Facebook or Instagram. (Yep, there's a bit of shade...) Other than that stipulation, have at it, and let's see how it goes!

I'm also starting a Professional Astrologers Directory at Ruqqus. If you're a pro astrologer and would like to have your links and business information included in the directory, please contact me. If this directory gets off the ground, I'll most likely post it on the blog, as well.  

** Astrology Bloggers Ruqqus Guild **

This is a message board specifically for astrology bloggers/writers or vloggers to share their work. As stated, the posts made in this group will also show up on the main feed for the site. I ask that people only post work they have done themselves. Tarot bloggers are also welcome. No New Age, please.

 

I hope to see you there!

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

French Court Rejects Landmark Agent Orange Court Case - Plaintiff Says She Will Appeal

Unfortunately, a French court has just rejected a landmark lawsuit against Bayer-Monsanto on behalf of Agent Orange victims. 

The 79-year-old plaintiff, Tran To Nga, and her offspring have had lifelong health problems caused by her Agent Orange exposure. This is a common story for both the Vietnamese people who were exposed and for U.S. soldiers who served in the war against Vietnam. The effects of the chemical continue through the genetic lines.

Agent Orange was a toxic defoliant sprayed on the trees in Vietnam during the war so they could not be used to provide cover. Multiple corporations produced the chemical, including Monsanto.  

Both Bayer and Monsanto, now merged into one of the unholiest corporate unions in existence, must be held fully accountable for their horrific crimes against humanity, animals, and the environment. Keep the lawsuits coming.

Related article: Uranus in Taurus and More Unexpected Economic Justice for Bayer-Monsanto - or Is It So Unexpected After All?

Monday, May 17, 2021

A Retrospective Re-Post on the Biggest Psychological Operation in Human History - Coronavirus: Neutralizing the 'Terror of Contagion' with Mercury Retrograde in Pisces

Mercury, the planet ruling communication, information, media, and transportation, is in its domicile sign Gemini, preparing for a retrograde period from May 29 to June 22, 2021 (24 degrees to 16 degrees Gemini). Mercury entered the retrograde shadow - the degrees it will be moving back and forth over - on May 14 (16 degrees Gemini).
As winged messenger Mercury will be going back over mental and informational territory we've covered previously, I'm taking this opportunity to re-post an article written and published in late February 2020 as the biggest psychological operation in human history was in its very earliest stages.
Mercury retrograde periods provide a time to review and reflect, to turn our attention to things that might have been missed the first time around. They indicate a period of "mental digestion" and allow us to either strengthen or re-orient our perspectives.
At the time that the scheme was initially being put into play en masse, in February/March 2020, Mercury was retrograde in Pisces and late Aquarius. Mercury is in its detriment in the sign of Pisces, and the retrograde motion further exacerbated cloudy thinking, impressionability, and mass dispersion of panic-inducing (and often illogical) information.
The scheme first had its meathooks firmly implanted in the minds, emotions, and psychic spaces of the public during that Mercury retrograde process in February/March 2020. Mercury first entered the retrograde shadow at 28 degrees Aquarius on February 2, 2020. The retrograde period spanned from February 16 to March 9, 2020 from 12 degrees Pisces to 28 degrees Aquarius. Mercury left the retrograde shadow on March 29, 2020. This created a prolonged period of mental cloudiness and confusion throughout February and March 2020 that was characterized by extreme mass panic and terror. These effects have been ramped up cyclically through media and other "official avenues" up to present day.
Just after Mercury went direct - March 11, 2020 - a global pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization. As outlined previously, both March 11 and March 19/20 (equinox) are often used as dates for orchestrated events and attacks. You can see all previous articles on orchestrated attacks around March equinox (especially when Uranus is ingressing a new sign) here.
Transiting Jupiter, the Cosmic Spotlight, is now in early Pisces. It activates and illuminates the area of the pandemic-related Mercury Retrograde from the beginning of May through mid-August 2021. Jupiter stations retrograde at 2 degrees Pisces on June 20, 2021. 
Truth-oriented Jupiter will pick up these themes again as it moves direct through the degrees of the pandemic-related Mercury Retrograde from December 18, 2021 through February 24, 2022 - the height of the next cold and flu season. We could be seeing warned-about effects from the experimental gene therapy at this time.
This Jupiter activation indicates a requirement to move from information to wisdom. If we don't pick up on critical information and perspective now that were missed, glossed over, or denied the first time around, the masses are destined to fall for the next phase of this truly diabolical scheme of global social engineering and control.    
 
Published at Willow's Web Astrology blog on February 27, 2020:  
Coronavirus: Neutralizing the 'Terror of Contagion' with Mercury Retrograde in Pisces

From the February 12, 2020 article, "Mercury Retrograde in Pisces: Mental Spaciness and Chaos Firmly Anchored By Some Earthy Assistance" 

"The illusions are thick. The maya threatens to engulf us. It's hard to tell what's real from what's fake on the world stage and even, at times, on a personal or social level. Even people with highly-refined and built-in bullshit detectors could have a hard time with the swirly-whirly mental states, cloudy thinking, and gaping blind spots indicated by Mercury retrograde in the sign of its detriment." 

Mercury is the planet related to media, information, communication, and the mind. It's also considered a trickster. Mercury is currently retrograde (February 16 - March 9) in the sign of its detriment, Pisces, which is a sign related to illusion, deception, confusion, dispersion, and contagion. 

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Jupiter in Pisces: Spiritual Gifts, Spiritual Wisdom, and Spiritual Law Put into Action in the Material World

"Jupiter in Pisces: Spiritual Gifts, Spiritual Wisdom, and Spiritual Law Put into Action in the Material World" is an article available to Willow's Web Astrology patrons