daily 4cast: 7/13/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Monday
7/13/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Cancer] trine Chiron [in Pisces]
Mercury [in Cancer] trine Neptune [in Pisces]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Gemini] square Chiron [in Pisces]
Moon [in Gemini] sextile Venus/Jupiter [in Leo], Uranus [in Aries]

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Instead of allowing an ailment get the best of you, why not surrender to it instead? The dis-ease you feel could be the key you need to transcend to the boundaries of your individual ego and connect with the universal consciousness. By surrendering to an irreversible ache rather than fighting or fearing it as you’ve learned to do, you will come into an extra-dimensional awareness of holistic knowing that previously eluded you, initiating the process of your self-mastery.

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daily 4cast: 6/24/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Wednesday
6/24/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Cancer] square Moon [in Libra]
Venus [in Leo] trine Pallas [in Sagittarius]
Vesta [in Aries] opposite North Node [in Libra]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Libra] conjunct North Node [in Libra]
Moon [in Libra] opposite Vesta [in Aries]
Moon [in Libra] trine Ceres [in Aquarius]
Featuring:
Mars enters Cancer
Chiron goes Retrograde in Pisces

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No matter how fired up and ready to go you are, you are confronted today by the reality that life is a process that cannot be rushed. Excellence takes time, just ask the seasonal fruit that is forced to wait its turn, regardless of how eager it may be to bloom into its fated beauty. Why, though, does this slow and steady development have to be such an existential crisis?

Maybe it has something to do with the way your mind wanders when you have no choice but to be still and wait. Perhaps the fact that your seed hasn’t yet blossomed reminds you of some old instance when you anticipated a yield that didn’t quite live up to your dreams, or even worse, a yield that never actually yielded anything at all. It’s almost tempting not to dream at all when you remember the embarrassment, especially when it seems like the fruits of your neighbor’s garden are the talk of the town.

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daily 4cast: 2/25/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Wednesday
2/25/2015
Starring:
Sun [in Pisces] conjunct Neptune [in Pisces]
Sun [in Pisces] square Moon [in Gemini]
Mercury [in Aquarius] trine North Node [in Libra]
Mars [in Aries] trine Saturn [in Sagittarius], Juno [in Leo]
Uranus [in Aries] sextile Vesta [in Aquarius]
Co-Starring:
Moon [in Gemini] opposite Saturn [in Sagittarius]
Moon [in Gemini] trine Mercury [in Aquarius], North Node [in Libra]
Moon [in Gemini] square Neptune [in Pisces]
Moon [in Gemini] sextile Juno [in Leo]

What happens when you become one with the collective unconscious? Of course, your capacity to speak the language of #StarsAndSymbols is heightened, as you are tuned into a right-brained realm where articulation as you know it is utterly impossible. The logical conclusions and linear chronology of the ego dissolve, leaving behind only a misty apparition of what you once were, as the essence of your being surrenders itself to the endlessness of spirit.
If, on the other hand, you resist this transcendent process in favor of your own man-made ecstasy, don’t be surprised when the structures of material world to which you cling are distorted in the most grotesque image of the other world that you are trying so desperately to avoid.

You have access to the psychic storage bin that houses the both the archetypes and zeitgeist of the humanity, and although your idea of reality is being twisted, it’s only scary when you try to escape it. Suppressing your super-dimensional connection results in confusion and deceit, and the space that was once so familiar will be perverted into something so ghastly, you will be impelled to run to the nearest temple and pray for salvation.

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If, however, you are willing to peek beyond the veil, the mysteries that eluded you will start to make more sense, even if you can’t explain it all in words. By embracing your bond with universal infinity, your awareness of your own sensitivity will increase as well as your ability to identify illusion. Continue reading

daily 4cast: 1/6/2015 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Tuesday
1/6/2015
Starring:
– Moon [in Cancer] inconjunct Ceres [in Sagittarius]
– Moon [in Leo] inconjunct Neptune [in Pisces]
– Moon [in Leo] opposite Mercury/Venus [in Aquarius]
– Moon [in Leo] trine Saturn/Pallas [in Sagittarius]

if you’re vehemently preaching the freedom of long distance love or proclaiming how need more space, make sure you’re not still projecting your appetite for attachment onto the very person you know will give it to you. if you’re really trying to change your ways, you wouldn’t enable or sabotage your effort with the crippling “security” of sameness. it possible that by the end of the day you will feel the incongruously odd dichotomy of escaping into a daydream of boundless solitude while subconsciously basking in the debilitatingly familiar barrage of affection. you could very well have put yourself in a position that asks you to sacrifice the satisfaction of your ego for true union or adjust spiritually to the chill of being alone.

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ugly situations/beautiful solutions: aries full moon/lunar eclipse 2014 [#StarsAndSymbols]

Full Moon in Aries
October 8, 2014
06:51 AM EST

during libra season, when the sun is transiting the sign of the scales, we are fueled by collaboration. the easiest, most desirable way to shine is when working in unison with someone who is deemed equal, such as a friend, a lover, or a business associate. when the comfort-seeking moon inevitably transits libra’s opposite sign, aries, it becomes a bit of an emotional challenge to honor impulsive individuality without breaking a social rule or two, as the ego at its core is often more primitive and impatient than refined…

projection:i’m a good person who is offended that my charming grace is neither appreciated nor reciprocated. i’d rather go solo than have to deal with the nastiness and strife that is incited, but i can’t just give up like that. if only i could convey to them how unfairly they treat me, i know they would finally hold me in the high esteem i deserve.

swami says:

– relationships serve to mirror your internal state back to you objectively, but lately what you see triggers an irrationally violent response…

– there is a difference between a healthy partnership and codependency, and a fragile identity/ego will eventually alienate others…

– although both parties are supposed to bring something to the table, some unions are more one-sided than mutual…

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the ego, unstroked: aquarius full moon [#StarsAndSymbols]

an unstroked ego wreaks havoc all around town, tearing down long standing structures just to elicit a reaction, because any attention is gratifying. the rush it receives from creating oppressive spectacles is fleeting and only leaves it wanting more, as its insatiable life force is dependent upon the approval of the community and its constituents. what the ego fails to realize is that it is not entitled to the spotlight or any type of special treatment, so it may be rudely awakened as its self-interested efforts are thwarted. if the intention of the self does not beneficial the greater good or align with the divine purpose of the spirit, then it will never build. it will only destroy.

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the alchemist: 6/29/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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it is easy this week for us to identify exactly where we are losing life force energy by giving away our power. there are many ways we keep ourselves powerless without even realizing it. in order to bring these unconscious tendencies into the realm of awareness, we must honestly assess the interactions and activities that leave us feeling drained.

the crash of disappointment that is experienced after the false fulfillment of temporary satisfaction is an indication that we are wasting our energy on instant gratification and superficially quick results rather than exercising the full potential and focused patience of true power. is it easy to believe that we become more powerful by controlling external circumstances, specifically the people in our environments, but that is untrue. by focusing on manipulation of the “other” to get what we want instead of trusting our ability to successfully navigate any possible scenario, we actually forfeit all self-control, rendering us powerless. when things don’t go our way, many of us hold grudges that affect us adversely while the objects of our contempt are living their lives, unbothered and empowered by our resentment. obsession, addiction, attachment, the list goes on, and these are all ways we unknowingly relinquish our personal power. as the self-sabotage becomes clearer, the next logical step is to change our ways.

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be a masterpiece: 5/18/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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as evidenced in a variety of enduring magnum opuses, many people of many cultures and eras believe that we are all intrinsically connected. does that mean we should deny our unique experience and super special perspective? absolutely not! we must individuate ourselves (a strong “damn it” feels appropriate right here, yeah?). if we don’t leave our footprint on the surface of the earth, were we ever even alive? if the upside down sun isn’t shining, then there is nothing to see here folks! apathy, fatigue, and the depletion of life force energy in general signify either an unconscious blockage of self-expression or a wasteful expenditure of vital power that leaves us exhausted. how can we expect to create a signature by which to be remembered if we are not performing full out? life is no dress rehearsal.

some facet of our personality is being stifled whether or not we realize it. in order to continue the healthy development of the ego, we must shed light on the aspects of our being that have not yet been integrated. by acknowledging the entirety of who we are, we free ourselves to live fully in alignment with the whims of our creative will, which range from romantic to risky. whichever end of the spectrum our recreation takes us, it’s all in good fun. there is nobody else quite like us and if that doesn’t inspiration the extension of self, then leo is not the king of the jungle. even if we are not proud of everything we’ve experienced, we still have the authority to celebrate the totality of our existence for the sheer fact that there are no duplicates. way past one in a million is who we are.

if there is ever any uncertainty regarding the root of our self-consciousness and the obstruction of our eminent potential, our partnerships serve as a mirror if we choose to see ourselves in others. we attract those who are meant to refine us in some way, so sometimes it may feel as though we are in abrasive relationships. peaceful exchanges are preferred in the 7th house, but edgy interactions are indicative of the bits and pieces of our personhood that we must be conscious of in order to generate the amount of fuel necessary to sustain the animation that is playing out around us.

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the thrill is gone?: 5/4/14 [#MyBestWeek]

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if the thrill is gone and the hot pursuit to get it back in full effect. we have been teased with too close encounters that haven’t quite managed to make it off the ground, and i get the feeling we are craving the excitement of the real thing. rather than sitting and wait for the next big thing to make its presence known, we must take matters into our own hands and make it happen, no matter how dangerously impossible that mission may seem. mars is impulse and the subsequent response to such stimuli, so no matter what happened before or what we thought would happen in the future, it is best that we act urgently the present moment lest we allow a new experience to pass us by. there is no certainty in the initiation of a new endeavor, but there is fun to be had in the most suspenseful moments. anything can happen.

our desires are not satiated by a quick skim of the surface. the only thing that can quench our thirst is to dive furiously into the depths of that which captures our attention. we may not be able to see it, but our senses tell us that there is more juice to be squeezed underneath the sometimes deceptively dry facade. scorpio has a deep-seated desire to penetrate beyond the exterior to trespass the territory that is otherwise off-limits. the most succulent fruit is forbidden or hidden from plain sight, and it can not be fully enjoyed if any ounce of it is left unearthed. some of us have settled into a state of brittle inertia, waiting hopelessly for someone to bless us with an all access backstage pass, forgetting that we have the potential to exercise our own inner VIP at any given moment by using what we got to get what we want (and yes, that was a player’s club reference). it is important for us to know intimately who we are and what we have to offer by periodically plumbing our own shadow to bring the darkness to light, as this will only help us to perceive and pursue the adrenaline rush of possibilities that often arise in external world, which is what we need to do at the current moment in order to avoid the depression of inactivity.

excuses for inaction are invalidated by our proximity to dynamism. sparks don’t fly if nothing is plugged in, so it is in our best interest to stay actively connected to our community. no matter how we familiar we think we are with our network and the people within it, there is always some new source of stimulation to be stumbled upon, or so suggests the ever-inquisitive 3rd house. curiosity might have killed the cat, but it will elicit the very exhilaration for which we are pining. novelty is the key to inspiring the enthusiasm needed to jumpstart our engines.

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3/30/14: relinquishing resentment [#MyBestWeek]

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eyes avert. conversation ceases. the air is uneasy. this is that awkward moment when we walk into a room, overcome by the feeling that someone was just talking about us. neptune is our connection to the collective unconscious, aka the stuff we all know that sometimes goes unnoticed as it exists a right below the realm of our awareness. it is up to us to tune into the spiritual world, and although the vibrations are not physically tangible, the impressions they leave are undeniable. deceitful delusions and self-defeating confusion can be avoided by purging our energy bodies of all that we have absorbed.

the atmosphere as of late may have been aggressive as indicated by aries. as the first sign of the zodiac, the ram is quick to get fired up. tempers flare and impulses are acted upon. there is not turning back once the move is made, so we must be brave enough to confront our fears head on. sometimes we charge too hard, and while it is best not to dwell, anger swells as a results of bruised egos and it becomes a challenge to let go of what hurts. when we become so distracted by the painful disillusionment of combat that we lose our sense of self, we must meditate on the meaning of forgiveness.

our relationships are affected when we don’t set aside time to get ourselves together. the 7th house represents the astrological other, and it is impossible to be a pure-hearted partner if we are too preoccupied with the bitterness of our hidden indignation. it is not fair to the people we care about to harbor hate when we relate to them. the fair thing to do would be to relinquish the resentment and reestablish harmony.

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