There is so much going on in the astrology right now around BELIEFS.
It's said that we manifest what we believe. Many of us are perplexed by this, for lots of reasons. I mean, is that true? Do I BELIEVE that, or it is bullshit and most things just happen at random?
I'm certainly not going to tell you what you should believe. I find out every day it seems that things that I thought were true...well...just aren't. Or sometimes just aren't anymore...the season has changed. And I also have found that many things can be true at once, and it'd up to me to decide which :"truth" I want to focus on at any given time. I think the tricksters and fast-talkers in the world ("real" and mythological) might have some good stuff to teach us when they show us how malleable belief can be; how we can use spin for us, or let it be used against us. But it does seem that what we believe, consciously and especially unconsciously, does navigate how we do things, and what we manifest in the world.
We've got a square between Neptune and Saturn getting underway right now, helping us seriously question what we call reality. This aspect will last for the entire year! And, at this moment, Chiron and Jupiter are opposite one another, perhaps poking some unpleasant holes in unhealthy beliefs.
I am thinking that 2016 might be be the Year of the Question Mark. I think we are going to find ourselves being challenged and purged of old beliefs that just stand between ourselves and our alignment. Half the shit that we think is real just--isn't. Or, it doesn't have to be. Also: morals. Who's morals are these that I'm carrying around, anyway? My grandmother's? Dad's? My second grade teacher's? The guy at the bus stop? Like, where did I pick this up, and do I really jive with these ideas? Is this helping me actualize my True Will, or am I being duped by my own unexamined inner voice...?
Don't forget! Starting tonight:
Saturn: Dark Angel and Dweller on the Threshold: Three part webinar beginning Nov 4
Saturn is a complex and powerful archetype, and he lives in everyones birth chart someplace! Where Saturn is in the astrology chart tells us about where we are to develop mastery--and therefore where our most important lessons lie. Called many things: Devourer, Time Lord, the Cosmic Fitness Instructor (I came up with that one!), the Great Malefic, Dweller on the Threshold, Dark Angel, he holds a scythe, symbolizing the cutting away of that which does not serve. Associated with Kali, Goddess of Time, Saturn is also the alchemical lead which we burn away in order to find our Divine Gold. He holds the key to many secrets for those who are willing to become initiates into the mysteries of the Black Sun.
In this three part webinar, we will explore the alchemical, historical, magickal, practical, and psychological role of Saturn in mythology and the birth chart. more info and registration.