North Node Series: Virgo/Pisces: Axis of Sacrifice

North Node or True Node is like an arrow in the birth chart. It shows you where you should go. On the flip side, South Node represents a black hole. The more energy we put into it, the more we lose.

South Node can also represent our conditioned habits, whether we believe these come from ancestry or reincarnation. North Node, then, will represent something we’ve never done before. We are very good at our South Nodes but replaying them will make us more dissatisfied. Trying to do something we’ve never experienced, however, will open up the world to us.

The reason the North/South Nodes oppose each other is because we must use what we know to do what we do not know. Because there is a principle behind every polarity, it is important we take full advantage of our South Node to approach our North Node.

In this series, I focus on the principle behind each polarity to provide solutions for navigating each nodal position by sign. I will also describe each polarity by a relationship to another polarity on the zodiac wheel, usually the square, because nothing in astrology happens in isolation.

To find your North Node, head over to Astro.com.

This week: Virgo/Pisces: Axis of Sacrifice

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Node Node Series: Leo/Aquarius: Axis of Individuality

North Node or True Node is like an arrow in the birth chart. It shows you where you should go. On the flip side, South Node represents a black hole. The more energy we put into it, the more we lose.

South Node can also represent our conditioned habits, whether we believe these come from ancestry or reincarnation. North Node, then, will represent something we’ve never done before. We are very good at our South Nodes but replaying them will make us more dissatisfied. Trying to do something we’ve never experienced, however, will open up the world to us.

The reason the North/South Nodes oppose each other is because we must use what we know to do what we do not know. Because there is a principle behind every polarity, it is important we take full advantage of our South Node to approach our North Node.

In this series, I focus on the principle behind each polarity to provide solutions for navigating each nodal position by sign. I will also describe each polarity by a relationship to another polarity on the zodiac wheel, usually the square, because nothing in astrology happens in isolation.

To find your North Node, head over to Astro.com.

This week: Leo/Aquarius: Axis of Individuality

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What’s the difference between Progressions and Transits?

For those who are beginning to look at astrology, the difference between progressions and transits may seem a little confusing. I know I sure was confused!

In his book, The Changing Sky, astrologer Steven Forrest writes that each individual is like a seed planted into the ground. Each new phase of development is a progression. You wouldn’t treat a giant oak tree the same you would treat a sprout, even though it’s the same living organism.

Transits, then, can be imagined as the environment around the growing tree. Is it a dry season and does the wind blow today? Will this plant get enough water in its early developmental stages?

The difference can be simplified by saying that transits affect us externally while progressions affect us internally. However, taking a deeper look tells us that both affect us inside and out. The difference between progressions and transits is that the former shows the evolution of the self while the latter shows the evolution of the world.

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North Node Series: Cancer/Capricorn: Axis of Security

North Node or True Node is like an arrow in the birth chart. It shows you where you should go. On the flip side, South Node represents a black hole. The more energy we put into it, the more we lose.

South Node can also represent our conditioned habits, whether we believe these come from ancestry or reincarnation. North Node, then, will represent something we’ve never done before. We are very good at our South Nodes but replaying them will make us more dissatisfied. Trying to do something we’ve never experienced, however, will open up the world to us.

The reason the North/South Nodes oppose each other is because we must use what we know to do what we do not know. Because there is a principle behind every polarity, it is important we take full advantage of our South Node to approach our North Node.

In this series, I focus on the principle behind each polarity to provide solutions for navigating each nodal position by sign. I will also describe each polarity by a relationship to another polarity on the zodiac wheel, usually the square, because nothing in astrology happens in isolation.

To find your North Node, head over to Astro.com.

This week: Cancer/Capricorn: Axis of Security

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Aquarius New Moon

The Aquarius New Moon for this year is tomorrow night (January 27th, 2017). This is am important New Moon, coinciding the the Lunar New Year. For this New Moon, we’ll feel the need to consider ourselves in a truly individual ways, not just as a means to rebel but to as a way to move forward. In fact, we may find that our patterns of rebellion have been self limiting.

Aquarius is about the future and what you see yourself doing in the future, not for ruminating on the past. It’s about creating dreams and a life purpose for yourself that does not have anything to do with your family, your partnerships, or even your friends but with your personal relationship to humanity at large.

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