Eclipses always portend endings or beginnings, a birth of some sort or a death. It could be an actual death, but more likely it is a death of a way of life, or an institution or a closely held belief. Because this eclipse is in the sign of Capricorn we can expect that the ending or beginning will be around Capricornian themes. Capricorn is an earth sign so staying grounded in physical reality will be important. Organizing your every day life is another important energy of Capricorn so this is a good time to make sure your days are organized around what is most important to you.
Whenever the Sun enters the sign of Sagittarius, I take a deep breath. Ahhhh, it feels liberating and free. After the dark underworld of Scorpio, we arise into a new dawn with vision and hope. We have cleared away whatever the darkness revealed, and we stand poised and ready to embody a higher purpose. Sagittarius offers us the opportunity to reclaim the larger perspective, the higher aspiration.
The Succedent Houses of the Horoscope are the second category or classification of Houses in the chart. Immediately following the angular Houses, Succedent Houses are the 2nd, 5th, 8th and 11th, and traditionally astrologers have not considered them to be as powerful as their predecessors. However, in practical application it seems more accurate to suggest that the Succedent Houses reflect areas of life where maintaining a certain degree of consistency and steadiness is desirable. In this way the Succedent Houses reflect something of the nature of the Fixed modality.
The Angular Houses are the Ascendant or ASC (1st), Descendant or DC (7th), Midheaven or MC (10th), and the Nadir or IC (4th). These are considered the most potent areas of a chart, and planets placed within any of these Houses are infused with energy and represent significant influence in the chart, and thus the life of the individual.
Chart Structure – Hemispheres of the Horoscope The Horoscope can be loosely defined as a snapshot of the heavens at a specific moment in time. An individual’s natal chart is exactly that, as determined by [...]
Water element signs can be described as compassionate, nurturing and protective. There is an inherent need for them to feel safe and secure, so they tend to have a private side allowing them to protect their sense of vulnerability. The nature of Water enables them to feel the nuances and undercurrents of situations and their immediate environment, reflecting intuitive qualities. The Water signs are characterized by a flow of energy concerned with emotion, feeling and sensitivity.
Earth element signs are imbued with energy directed towards manifestation, stability and concretization. They have the potential to give form to ideas, organize, create structure, and make things happen. Earth signs are practical in nature and considered reliable and stable, with grounding characteristics. Earthy people tend to have their feet planted firmly on the ground, they are hard-working, and tend to be governed by a certain amount of sensibility.
Pisces can be self-sacrificing when it is not in touch with the larger picture. The full moon on the Pisces/Virgo axis is about service. This is not necessarily about participating in some worthwhile activity. It is about radiating the light that is within us into our daily life. It is a natural expression of the activity of the Soul.