Inspiring Awareness by Colleen Jorgensen

Spiritual Journey

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Jupiter in Capricorn



Jupiter will transit through the 30-degree span of the Universe known as Capricorn in 2020. He begins his trek on December 2/3rd, of 2019. The last time he visited this area was 2007-2009. If you remember what was transpiring around this time, you may experience similar energies.


He’s moving very quickly from Jan to March, almost completing the full 30-degree span. Jupiter begins to slow down come April and stations retrograde on the 15th of May at the 27th degree of Capricorn. He remains in retrograde motion up till September 13th at the 17th degree. A position he held on the 18th of February 2020. Jupiter begins to pick up speed by October, finally breaking new ground on the 6th of December of 2020.


For Jupiter this is really an uphill climb, as Jupiter doesn’t like the coolness of Capricorn. He’s deemed to be in his Fall, with his feet unsure of the environments stability. Slipping and falling. Jupiter in this case is unseen, dropping out of sight. His issues or concerns are not fully recognized. Which is most unfortunate for those under the influences of his path forward. Some people may be considered, helpless or having little assistance. Those in prominent positions can find themselves falling out of favor, disgraced in some manner or suffering some sort of limitation placed upon them. Capricorn rules the elite, the best of the best, who have climbed to the top. Sacrificing other areas of life in order to reach their pinnacle. Prime Ministers, CEO’s, Presidents, Judges, Professors, Lawyers, Dignitaries, Government officials, corporate business owners, or Rulers of prominent establishments. Good leaders can see further acclaim with this placement. Receiving rewards or recognition for their service. Others may fall from grace, disgraced or struggling to maintain their positions.


During his journey, he’s very busy. He will be instrumental in pushing forward a new agenda due to his connections with other planets during his route. He seems to be skirting Saturn but will finally catch up with him in December. Like a game of tag, he will be after Pluto, and promoting new ideas with Neptune.


Feb 20, 2020: Jupiter sextiles Neptune

April 4, 2020: Jupiter conjuncts Pluto

June 30, 2020: Jupiter conjuncts Pluto

July 27, 2020: Jupiter sextiles Neptune

Oct 12, 2020: Jupiter sextiles Neptune

Nov 12, 2020: Jupiter conjuncts Pluto

Dec 21, 2020: Jupiter conjunct Saturn


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DECEMBER 2019


TREKKING FORWARD


Well, we’re coming to the close of 2019. The feel of the air can seem denser then normal, as the air cools against the north winds. We can feel the pressure begin to build with obligations, deadlines and the responsibilities of Christmas at hand. It would seem we’re striving for more of a traditional Christmas this year, as we straddle the Cardinal sign of Capricorn biting at our nose and jack frost nipping at our toes. We have some major shifts happening as the month opens, preparing us for winter, through a frosted glass of realizations.

This is the month to hunker down. Giving and receiving, assisting others with their hardships or woes. Extending what we can manage to spare through our generosity and compassion for our neighbors. Tis the Season as they say. Giving gratitude for our blessings, attending the spirit of the season through our belief systems.


The month opens with Jupiter set to step onto the mountains edge. The 00-degree mark of any cardinal sign indicates a push out of energy. The beginning of a new phase or chapter opening. Icicles hang thick from the ridges protruding out of the hard slab of rock. For Jupiter this is really an uphill climb, as Jupiter doesn’t like the coolness of Capricorn. He’s deemed in his Fall, with his feet unsure of the environments stability. Jupiter in this case is unseen, dropping out of sight. Thus, his issues or concerns are not fully recognized. Which is most unfortunate for those under the influences of his path forward. Some people may be considered, helpless or having little assistance. Those in prominent positions can find themselves falling out of favor, disgraced in some manner. Suffering some sort of limitation placed upon them. Capricorn rules the elite, the best of the best, who have climbed to the top. Sacrificing other areas of life in order to reach their pinnacle. Prime Ministers, CEO’s, Presidents, Judges, Professors, Lawyers, Dignitaries, Government officials, corporate business owners, or Rulers of prominent establishments.


We may find that the obligations or responsibilities we have going forward can seem Insurmountable. We could bite off more then we can chew. With Jupiter here, there can be an ever-expandable amount of work and dedication to some project. We may find if we still with it, some reward at the end of Jupiter’s journey.

He is busy chasing down the other planets. Perhaps because he needs assistance, or because they need his assistance through the legal system, government connections, or align himself with a new journey forward. This is a significant shift, as we head into the next couple years. It sets the tone, through it’s stimulation of the Saturn/Pluto new cycle, set to begin on Jan 13, 2020. He seems to be instrumental in pushing forward a new agenda due to his connections with the other planets during his route. He seems to skirt Saturn, but finally catches up to him in December of next year.


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November Astrology 2019


In the Heat of the Night


As we enter November, many of us can be feeling a little wrung out. Exhausted in many ways. It’s been a bit of a challenge coming out of the latter part of October, with so many planets in the sign of Scorpio & a New Moon in Scorpio in opposition to Uranus. This always increased the tempo of the energy, causing stress or electrical currents to course through out veins.


This month reminds me of a clear lake appearing calm against the steam rising from the difference in air pressures, as hot meets cold. The dark of Scorpio looms large, heating up issues due as Mercury heads into retrograde motion. We blend through our bodily connections producing heat, courage or violence. Mixed with the blessings we gain through our fight to the end. The warmth of Venus seeks refuge with Neptune, drowning our need for the warmth of our faith. Showing us with ideas, creativity, and lavish energies. Venus joins with Jupiter on the 24th, steaming up our romantic interests and love is in the air.


We push our way into November with a New Moon at our backs, and a Mercury Retrograde looming before us. Seems like, we’re on the backslide of some pretty intense energy. Mercury retrogrades can cause some communication difficulties or electronic, or accidents to occur. Scorpio rules the sector of the horoscope associated with financial affairs for the most part. It’s a deep mysterious sign, which likes to dig into the buried sectors of our society. Incidences related to human trafficking, prostitution, financial fraud, sexual scandals, governmental taxation, or back room deals. Investigations are being reviewed this month, into all sorts of allegations or criminal activities or cases.


This is an excellent time to review cold cases. Undercover policing maybe exposing events involving hidden activities of the wealthy or governmental individuals. Scandals can break wide open. Areas such as the banking system, insurance companies, investment firms, bank accounts, interest rates, debt or budgeting concerns, business transactions. Many of us should be reviewing our investment portfolio’s. Sift through your papers, make sure that everything is on the up and up, calculate the numbers to ensure no mistakes have been made. Finish up loose ends with agreements or renewals and finalize your stance. Ready to be implemented in December.


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MERCURY RETROGRADE


OCT 31/NOV 1, 2019


SUSPICIOUS PERSUASION


We have our third Mercury retrograde station of 2019 occurring on Oct 31/Nov 1st depending on your location. He will then station direct on November 20, 2019. Often, a Mercury retrograde can cause some havoc in the area he’s stationing within. The usual mantra is we have trouble communicating, find odd things happening with electronics, or accidents occurring. This may be the case simply because our energy moves into a different direction and we are not paying attention any longer.


Mercury retrograde times are excellent times to draw back and review the issues that Mercury is addressing. It’s not a time to push forward with decisions, but a time to hold your own. To review and go over various areas within the sign Mercury is stationing within. You can discover lost items, reconnect with old friendships, and must deal with a specific problem over and over throughout the time frame.


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October Astrology

2019

Bumps in the Night


October is our spooky month. The days begin to shorten significantly, as the air becomes a little crispier around the edges. The leaves quickly drop, preparing for the cool night leading us into Halloween or Samhain celebrations.


I almost feel relieved in many ways. Like we’ve been all jammed up over the past several months, weaving ourselves through a maze due to the Jupiter square Neptune aspect. We’ve had to try and figure out the facts, navigate the road ahead with little certainty of the outcomes. October seems like it gives us a bit of a reprieve from the hectic pace we’ve been enduring. There has been ups and downs for many of us, and now October brings with it a simplicity with only Uranus spurring us to change our minds and directions.


With the Jupiter square Neptune aspect, of course, it depends where the aspect was hitting you, but Virgo’s & Gemini have felt pressure to solve a problem which perhaps they didn’t really know they had until mid June. Both Sagittarius and Pisces have been under the gun, swimming in confusion or a lack of direction forward. The Cardinal signs of Capricorn, Cancer, Libra and Aries, have also felt pressure to adhere to some sort of standard set out for them by others. Aquarius has endured some growth through discoveries, as Taurus has felt unexpected shifts happening within life’s parameters with Leo having to adjust to the various events transpiring around them.


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SUN SIGN HOROSCOPES


JULY, 2019


Hi folks, welcome to Summer. We leave a very difficult month in the dust. Ready and willing to move on. The thing is, some of these situations are continuing to linger. Not yet resolved until later in the year, but the energy is indeed lifting for July, towards Eclipse Season emerging.


June brought with it a surreal energy. For many, this brought their dreams to reality, with Saturn sextile to Neptune. For others, it felt like slugging through mud. The air was dense, heavy and laden with issues to contend with. As we exited the month of June, this energy is still activated until the middle of July.


So, let start with a few events transpiring in the skies this Month. Firstly, it’s Eclipse season, which always brings with it an added energy to the New & Full Moon’s. In addition, we have the Moon’s about to Flip Over. What I mean by this, is we will have an additional New Moon, or Blue Moon emerging at the end of July. This will bring the Full Moon to the top of the Month and the New Moon’s to the end of the month. At the present time the New Moon is first in the monthly energy.


The next important event is Mercury’s retrograde phase: Stationing retro on July 8th, moving backwards (of course Mercury doesn’t move backwards, but being so close to earth it gives the illusion of doing so) from 4 degrees of Leo, moving into Cancer on the 19th of July and stationing direct on July 31st at 24 degrees of Cancer. Whereby it will hit its original 4 degrees of Leo on August 15th.

Here we go...




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JUNE HOROSCOPES


ARIES:


Your full of energy Aries, as you head into June. May could have left you breathless from all the activity, travelling or moving about. This month draws some of that energy to a close. However, you’re still seeking some information or inspirational ideas to propel you into the Summer months.


The New Moon arrives on the 3rd of June, highlighting travel, movement, schedules, agenda’s, bookkeeping and paperwork. Information is key with this New Moon. New information or ideas begin to solidify themselves. You could really be grappling with the truth of things, trying to decide if you should just continue vacation mode, or begin to consider taking some courses. You could be doing both. Retreats or vacations are geared towards learning. Vehicle concerns, as well as appointments are being scheduled and set up. Your beliefs are being challenged this month, so communication can get a bit wonky.


Mercury, now out of bounds, along with Mars your ruler, both are acting up this month, as they set off a series of events. Mercury enters the confines of Cancer shortly after the New Moon, bringing you back to the basics of home & family concerns. Whatever was brewing in December and again in March, is now ready to be launched. A need to reconnect with family or a journey to the homeland of your ancestors. Numerous changes are taking place within this area. A move or relocation could be in the works. Signing of a lease or purchasing a home or even selling become top priorities. Property values, or land issues could be surfacing throughout the month. You can find you’re a bit stretched with issues between home and work concerns.

The middle of the month sets up a series of events, which can be challenging. Launching those plans can cause some confusion, perhaps due to some legal issues. If you’re traveling, make sure you are fully aware of what is going on. Issues surrounding family matters is key to resolving issues, as well as those housing issues.



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Full Moon Magic

May 18, 2019

27 degrees of Scorpio

 

This Full Moon is packed with energy, due it’s positioning in the night sky. Scorpio in and of itself is a very changeable energy, as it forces its way through obstacles. We can feel it’s pull, determined to transform our very existence, as we’re drawn into the murky depths of the River. There is Magic in this Moon’s ability to draw upon powers we never thought existed or we imagined.


This is a place we may not see through very well. Where the fear of alligators launching their predatory might against us sends us trembling with fright. Yet we can become determined to escape, and to live another day. We’re ready to venture into caves, we’ve dreaded entering prior. We can put aside our fear with this Moon as we seek to discover the hidden elements within our lives. This Moon gives us a do or die mentality, ready and willing to make our mark upon the world.


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May New Moon Monthly Horoscopes


Aries:


This month see’s you focused upon financial issues. Fresh income could arrive this month as the New Moon graces your second house of earned income. There many be numerous changes to this area of late with Uranus arriving in this area since March 6th, 2019. Bringing with it some sudden movement to your house of financial gains and loses. A New Moon landing here can signal a new income or more money coming in.

The beginning of the month can be a little dramatic. Mars now out of bounds has just finished it’s square with Neptune in late April, producing some anxiety or stress. You could feel like you’re all over the place trying to deal with numerous issues. There is a connection with relatives, sisters or brothers here. Lots of discussion about health-related problems could crop up. You could also have been dealing with agreements as well as vehicle hang ups. Computer and electronics are also in the picture. Make sure you are expressing what you wish to say.

To say the least, as you head into the New Moon of May 4th, you are a little confused about which direction you’d like to go in. Take your time and think things through before making any major decisions until after the middle of the month. You could be considering heading back to school or wanting to take some pop-up courses. Papers and other dealings seem to need your attention.


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Mars Moves Out of Bounds


April 20th – June 12, 2019


13 degrees of Gemini to 17 

degrees of Cancer


The term Out of Bounds is in relation to the Sun’s movement across the ecliptic. The Ecliptic is the plane by which the earth orbits around the Sun. From our perspective, the Sun appears to move around us. In its yearly movement it moves both north and south of the Equator. Creating summer both in the north and south hemispheres. When it reaches its farthest point both north and south, the degree of measurement is called a declination. The farthest the Sun ever reaches in its movement is 23degrees-27minutes. Creating the Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice.


This span of space is considered in bounds. If one thinks of it like as a line of play in sports and a planet being the ball. The ball when out of bounds has moved beyond the scope of play and is therefore no longer in play or in the game. [1] Nor is it within the scope of what society considers to be acceptable. It appears the energy of whatever planet has gone beyond this point is no longer following the rules of the game.


This makes the energy of the planet erratic, unpredictable or out of control. This make the planet weird, as there is nothing to contain its energy. It’s allowed to see outside the lines. There are now no limits, no boundaries to contain or control the energy being exhibited and therefore can begin to break the rules of the game. It can act outside the scope of what is deemed acceptable social behavior. At times this can be perceived as dangerous, especially with Mars, and perhaps it can get carried away with its inspirational actions. However, it can also produce new trends, or activities. In this case, as Mars begins to produce a different way of acting. At first it may not be deemed as sociably acceptable, but as we get use to it, we can find ourselves doing some of these activities ourselves. Especially adopting a more masculine approach. We may feel like we can do as we please, producing selfish behaviors. We don’t feel trapped or contained by anyone or anything. [2]


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April Astrology Forecast: 2019


Restless


April brings with it some fiery energy to contend. The Sun’s journey through Aries, followed by Mercury and then Venus fires us up. We’re ready for the warmer weather, anxious for the blades of grass to push through and the buds to unfurl to leaf out the trees. We’re ready for the light breezes to change the season.

It’s a positive energy.


 Mars which rules Aries is in the sign of Gemini, making us restless producing a quickening of the energy emerging. It’s a month we can see the beauty of others & ourselves, as we begin to settle into 2019. There is more of an acceptance, perhaps of change, reversals or changing trajectories come the end of the month. It becomes apparent, we live in times of shifting energies. With the need to adapt to changing circumstances, we can realize we still need to get on with our own personal lives. Drawing ourselves back to center and beginning to get excited about our journey forward.


Chiron also newly in Aries, pushing us towards self healing. Searching internally for answers deep within the recesses of our own minds and bodies. Bringing us into a new awareness. April can push us on a New Journey of self discovery as it leads us into the upcoming New Moon energies. We can now begin the process of healing our selves first. This is a positive energy, as we eliminate the need to criticize others about their faults and blame them, instead of looking at our own actions.


April is one of the better months of 2019. Several of us have been through a lot up to this point, so April will be a time of contemplation, yet a time of restlessness in where we are going next. We’re busy due to the Gemini energy. Gossip and the need to accumulate information. We are also on the go as the Sun warms the earth, we’re busy, scooting around our little communities enjoying the various activities we’ve engaged ourselves in.


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Mercury Retrograde

Pisces


March 5th to March 28th


Lacking Clarity


This is the first Mercury retrograde period in 2019. This year, each Mercury retro will be associated with a water sign. Water represents our emotions and feelings and they now become prone to changeability. Water also allows things to grow and flourish, sometimes out of control. With Mercury here, it will be about our communication coming from how we feel about various situations and not our thinking.


Mercury retrograde is a time of reviewing, restructuring, rethinking, reforming and revamping. In this case it’s about how we are feeling about a certain situation. We can become overwhelmed with emotions, confused and lack clarity. Mercury is about communication, travel, trade, deliveries and the relaying of information in all it’s forms. Documents or signing agreements are also highlighted. As Mercury is retro, we often are not paying attention as we jump ahead of ourselves, believing we know what’s coming next, therefore we delete the information in between. This causes assumptions to be made, which causes mistakes to happen and misinformation to be distributed as well as us missing crucial information in the process.


With Mercury in Pisces, we can become confused, as our emotion step in and tell us something different then what is being said. We begin the journey at the critical 29th degree in Pisces. Signaling a time of finishing. Wrapping up various events, or emotionally trying to understand a particular situation. We’re on the verge of moving on and thus have a tendency to ignore things. This Mercury can be a time of reviewing the various bizarre events surrounding us and trying to make sense of them, before we release them for the final time at the end of March.


Mercury will join with Neptune twice on his journey in retro, however, he connected with Neptune for the first time on Feb 19th, during the Full Moon in Virgo. This is a point of revelation, about certain trends which are about to transpire in March. It connects with Neptune in retro on March 24th and makes its final contact and a new cycle begins on April 2nd. Ushering in a period of healing and spiritually connecting with our own expressions of faith & beliefs. Various realizations surface as secrets emerge from the depths, sending us on a new dialogue & journey. This can create a situation where we lack clarity. People or events can cause us confusion and perhaps test our faith in what we feel is right. We can begin a process of self-undoing and detracting ourselves from others or situations we believe are not in alignment with our own spiritual well being. Information arising about issues which previously were kept secret. Topics surrounding water issues, pharmaceutical or drug issues. A new dialogue in relations to issues surrounding the oceans, the movement of oil and gas, religious belief systems as well as talk of disease, hospitals or prison systems. Our perspectives can change, based upon our true feelings as our moral compass is triggered, changing our direction.


Mercury will square off with Jupiter and triggers the Jupiter square Neptune. One of the major aspects of 2019. Mercury first squares off with Jupiter on Feb 22nd, it will connect once again on March 15th in retro and making its final pass on April 3rd. Mercury will force us to acknowledge the confusion and the potential of underhanded manipulation taking place. With Mercury here we can fall into a potential misleading dialogue, as well as events transpiring which send us into surreal circumstances. The truth and justice cards are at play with possible reviews of various situations to find out what exactly transpired. Accidents are possible with Mercury here as we misjudge the target. This aspect can exaggerate the circumstances and make mountains out of mole hills. The legal system or the law are at play here.


There is a tendency to believe the first thing we hear, even if it isn’t the truth. This can fragment relationships, causing a real lack of clarity about what is really going on. We feel confused, mislead, duped and perhaps scammed. There is deception afoot, as people attempt to hide information. Scandal can arise, as certain people find themselves sinking deeper and deeper into their lies or the lies of others.

Potential problems as people seek to hide their practices of deception. We can get steeped in the cultural divide and seeking refuge in other places. Believing these places are the promised land of safety or security. Religious disagreements and exaggerations of what is the truth about the clash between various races can also ensue. Travel advisories can be issued.


It’s important for us to keep our wits about us and pay attention to the events transpiring. Mercury will join with the fixed star of Scheat from March 3rd to 8th, as well as April 16th for it’s final pass. This can cause difficulties with water, flooding as well as shipwrecks, storms or other catastrophes. Accidents and especially with aircrafts or air travel. [Robson].


This arises at the end of the astrological year being 29 degrees of Pisces. A point of culmination of knowing beyond ourselves and yet we can be delusional in this knowing. Setting ourselves apart yet merging with the events transpiring. This is the end of a cycle, as we prepare to venture forth with new projects, concepts and ideologies. Mercury finally heads into the fresh start of Aries on April 17th. By this time, we could be on a new venture, due to the information which has bubbled up from the depths, as Mercury dived deep into the waters of Pisces, settling on discovering truths we perhaps hadn’t wished to know about in the first place.

This Mercury retrograde can give us a new perspective as well a new feeling about various circumstances within our lives. Caution is indicated as nothing is as it seems.


Take your time, ponder your decisions and adhere to your intuitive energy giving you the guidance you so need.


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Colleen Jorgensen


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Chiron ingress into Aries


Feb 18, 2019


A New Chapter of Self Healing


Chiron is a minor planet, positioned between the restrictions of Saturn and strangeness of Uranus. Orbiting within the realms of reality, yet on the boarders of new discoveries. Contained and yet liberated. He was named thus after the Greek centaur in mythology and represents a great healer and teacher. Delving into herbs for healing, medicine, prophecy, astrology, music and hunting.


Chiron’s placements within the individual charts, is a place of our deepest spiritual & physical wounds. Wounds we deal with in some form of acceptance, yet they never completely heal. Perhaps this is due to Chiron’s inability to heal himself. Yet, we may identify those wounds in others and address the ability to heal them, all the while unable to see how to resolve our own wounds or the acknowledgement of them. This is a deep spiritual place, which often exceeds this lifetime, whereby it could span many lifetimes before we see the tenderness within. Chiron’s journey also ventures beyond what is deemed acceptable, venturing out towards Uranus, seeking new technologies, as well as advancements in medicine. On a personal level, this can stretch the wounds of ourselves, enduring unusual experiences buried deep within the soul’s journey. We bridge the gap between restricting ourselves and allowing ourselves to be liberated from the wounds embedded within us.



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February Astrological Forecast


A Serious Plunge; Happy Valentines


February is divided down the middle with half the month being rather stressed and the later bringing us to new opportunities. As we head into February, we can become more sensitive as the month progresses as we release ourselves from the air element. We plunge from our head to deep into our gut feelings. Decisions are made through feelings rather then rational thoughts by months end. The abruptness and sudden shifts taking place during the early part of February can throw us off our game. We can be mentally challenged in solving problems for the first two weeks of February. Shoving us into positions where we have no other chose but to release and let go. This can cause many of us to retreat. Seeking refuge in seclusion, privacy and healing modalities in the later part of the month.


We’re still in the after glow of the Saturn sextile Neptune energy. This makes us rather serious about our dreams. A need to make our reality, tangible and accessible. It’s a very grounding energy, but we are deep in the heart of emotions, where we are unable to see clearly the ultimate direction of our dive. This brings us opportunities to try something different even if we are unclear of the outcome. Faith can push us forward in realizing our dreams. The journey begins at this juncture. Set the map and be certain of your beliefs as ideas unfold with manifestations arising.




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January Astrology Forecast

2019

Turning the Page


As we close out 2018 and head into 2019, we head straight into Eclipse Season. Eclipse’s we’re often feared in ancient times, due to the recognition of things appearing to change during these phenomenon periods. Although we don’t often acknowledge the sudden shifts which take place due to these events, they still today signal a point in time which alters our directions. We are now heading into a new series of Eclipse’s as the North and South Nodes have now move into the signs of Capricorn & Cancer. A redirection of focus occurs to business, family and with our sense of security.


January sets up the energies which will be with us for the entire 2019 year. Preparing us for the future trends. It holds the first Eclipse’s in the New signs of Capricorn/Cancer. As well as housing the first of the two major aspects happening in 2019. Jupiter square to Neptune and Saturn sextile Neptune. Both these aspects will carry us through most of 2019. Uranus stations direct in January, another major player for us in 2019. It’s like everything we need to know is in January. So, wake up, pay attention and let 2019 begin.

January is the month where we need to decide what we need going forward. A month where we need to let go, par down, organize and determine what makes us feel safe and secure. We need to get busy, releasing and letting go of that which no longer serves a purpose in our lives. However, there is also a complacency, ignorance perhaps that can signal a feeling of just going with the flow. It will be important to get organized. Lay down some laws, rules and regulations for one’s life.


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