Saturn, lord of time, is a tough task master. These old bones are shouting, “You’re out of shape!” Yesterday I was excited to explore new turf in the Marin headlands. Hiking over seven miles, ups and downs, through fog and back into sunshine, was beautiful and exhilarating. Lungs burned on the initial climbs, knees andContinue reading “Body as metaphor”
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Saturn stations direct
Last night’s dreamscape was neither fanciful nor restful. The focus was study-work. Ideas darted around my sleeping brain pointing to new possibilities in my exploration of this vast field of astrology, a perfect theme for Saturn (hard work, bringing something to form) in Sagittarius (higher mind, study, teaching). Now that Saturn’s motion is again directContinue reading “Saturn stations direct”
WTF is a Saturn station?
Or more politely phrased, what do astrologers mean when they speak about the stations of planets, and why should I care? Our planetary neighbors each have their own peculiar orbits around the sun, and for part of the year appear, from our point of view, to be moving backwards. Astrologers call this retrograde motion. You’reContinue reading “WTF is a Saturn station?”
There’s nothing quite like a Saturn station to provoke a sense of exhaustion, or the fear that our efforts have amounted to nothing. In the doldrums we can feel hopeless because nothing appears to be happening. This is exactly the right time to remember life’s ebbs and flows. Appreciate the sense of stillness, where allContinue reading “Saturn Station”