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“My boyfriend has Saturn conjunct my Sun. Will he hold me back?”
He may but he may also be the best thing that ever happened to you. It’s true if someone has their Saturn in aspect to one of your planets (particularly the personal planets: Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, and Mars), they will have some authority over you.
Continue reading Demystifying Astrology: Saturn Aspects In Synastry – Mentor Or Oppressor?
Ask the collective…
Ask the collective
Omie started a thread about the composite 6th house Sun which inspired this post. I thought it would be interesting if people who were partnered noted the house of where the Sun falls in the composite chart with their partner along with a sketch of how it manifests.
Continue reading The Purpose Of A Relationship: The House Of The Composite Sun
I am old enough to remember Saturn’s previous transit through Libra. I know how important the decisions you make at this time are, and how long lasting their effects. With Saturn winding up in Libra, I find myself evaluating my relationships and striving to learn all I can about love and partnering.
I did a series of videos on synastry once, they start here: The Main Techniques Work, But Not Really! I talk about the limits of the various astrological technique when it comes to judging compatibility between two people. You may be able to see a clash of wills or a clash of tastes or an emotional affinity between two people but these things are minor, particularly in relationships that work.
Continue reading Love And The Black Box Theory
“I was in the Virgin Islands once. I met a girl. We ate lobster, drank piña coladas. At sunset, we made love like sea otters. *That* was a pretty good day. Why couldn’t I get *that* day over, and over, and over?”
–Bill Murray, “Groundhog Day”
I remember the first time Elsa said to me, “People’s planets hitting your chart act like transits.” There’s something so perfectly simple about that and yet in years of thinking on it I’ve yet to finish ruminating on that statement. For me it’s an inexhaustible source of inspiration. What does that really mean? How does that work; WHY does it work? I really appreciate these little mind puzzles, not as pointless as sudoku and I can tell myself that it’s more important than cleaning the house.
Continue reading The “Why” Of Synastry
I’ve copped to not wanting to sign on a life this hard when I was younger. I knew my husband then, when I was still a teen. He wanted to marry me but he told me that he’d probably be killed at war. I don’t how a girl is supposed to hear something like that and say, yeah. That sounds good, let’s tie the knot.
“Getting pleasure out of the fear of others is something most of us cannot relate to– until we recall the glee of every teenager who startles a friend or sibling by jumping out of the dark.”
–Gavin de Becker, “The Gift of Fear”
Astrology has great value in the area of personal effectiveness. Everyone has a chart and in one way we can say that everyone is alike. We all have a collection of personal traits, needs and drives that can be categorized. Everyone has an ego that shapes their general outlook, a Sun. Everyone has an emotional body, the Moon, a Mercury (mind, senses), a Venus (aesthetic), a Mars (drive), an ascendant (physical presence in the world). In that way we are all more alike than we are different. We all have the same basic parts. In this way we are all alike, apples to apples. But are we all going to taste good in the same pie?
Continue reading The Value Of Synastry
“What does not satisfy when we find it, was not the thing we were desiring.”
If I were to have to pick the most potent part of synastry, chart comparison, in evaluating relationships it would definitely be the Moon. The Moon by sign, element and aspect illustrates what feeds us, what satisfies. Each Moon signature provides a manual for the care and feeding of that individual. The Moon does not necessarily relate to what you think you want, but it will tell you what you need.
Continue reading Synastry: Relationships And The Moon by Satori
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