The Light, The Dark and the Line Between

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For millennia, Saturn’s placement in space has indicated the archetype energy concerned with structure. Structures that range from bones to buildings to institutions and organisations as well as hierarchy, responsibilities and rewards in relationships are all included in this yang/creative/male provenance. Learning to live according to the universal ideal of ‘sound structure’ is a key part of personal evolution. On October 5th, Saturn moved from the influence of Libran issues to the influence of Scorpion issues.

Some of us will have sensed the shift more than others but the overall energy will permeate parts of all of us over the course of these next few years. Throughout this phase, each of us will experience situations where the opportunity to learn more about ourselves and others will be either offered or insisted upon within this specific range of focus.  This will probably be uncomfortable at times but a determined attitude to want the very best for ourselves can be the guide that sees us through. After all, that’s the

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whole point: you are given a chance to harness, to utilize this energy in living your life. Each of us has a wheel of energy that is uniquely our own and, like a map, we can read this wheel for maximum benefit in creating our reality. Regardless of your sun sign, a facet of your life will be particularly affected.

Saturn is an action-oriented energy, concerned with building up and maintaining workable structure/s in our daily life. Likewise, any structures that are not healthy or beneficial will be fair game for demolition. Scorpio is a fixated energy concerned with getting to the heart of a matter – think Sherlock Holmes on a case. It also has no problem getting filthy dirty, both literally and metaphorically, in its quest. Combined, we have a sometimes difficult, sometimes exhilarating path. Together, these two energies work with strength and perseverance and the truly best approach is to roll with the flow, conscious of your wheel, as your life unfolds. I would personally encourage you to actually invite the process: the faster end result will place you on a more solid footing. For more on what to expect, see some highlights and links below from master astrologers.

The daily global news will also reflect this team at work. Check out these topics and see if you can also find the Saturn in Scorpio indicators in your daily reading.

*Legal empowerment for Saturn in Scorpio activities. President Obama yesterday issued Presidential Policy Directive 19 on “Protecting Whistleblowers with Access to Classified Information.”

* Pro Life, Pro Choice: are these terms themselves a part of the problem? Space is created for this entrenched confrontation to take a deeper look from a new and different approach to the structures of ethics, religion and holistic health for women.

*Secrets out in the spotlight in the world of sports – where to from here if it’s not going to stop?

*New finding to potentially edit and inform religious reflection. Harvard researcher Karen King today unveiled an ancient papyrus fragment with the phrase, “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife.’”

I will update this list as I hear of more stories that reflect this range of focus. Please share your findings, too.

Updates October 29th:

“Music for me is like a spiritual journey down into the depths of my soul. And I like to think we’re all on a journey into our souls. What’s down there? That’s why I do what I do.”  Bobby McFerrin  (interview)

A Scorpio as truth-shielder song, currently enjoying popularity.

The Tax Policy Center, U.S., was formed a decade ago when Saturn was in Virgo, the sign of acute analysis. Two years ago, it began building a computerized system to analyse budget programs and in August, they released a report concerning the Romney budget plan – all when Saturn was in the sign of Libra, fairness and balance. This week, we learn that ‘The detailed paper proved kindling for a political firestorm.’ The Center’s director: Donald Marron, a former Bush administration economist: “That was unanticipated,” he added dryly.   (Hmmm. Really?!)

The following tasters come from some of the astrologers I read regularly. They are listed in no particular order. For more of a grasp on Saturn in Scorpio energy, check them out.

As always, you are welcome to contact me for personal insight or clarification. This is an excellent time to learn the area/s of your life that will be affected by this long term transit.

*(under the influence of Saturn, one) must understand the psyche, of himself and others, in order to recognize how true power works.  It is not being able to control a situation that matters; it is the ability to navigate the uncontrollable.  Kimberly Maxwell at

*We can’t just talk the talk any more, people are beginning to see through it and we are being tested to see if that outer maturity comes from the inside, or if it is just a veneer…We can’t fake it till we make it any more: it’s time to grow up on the inside. – The Chirotic Journal at

*Diamonds, rubies, emeralds – all require mining beneath the surface of the earth.  The same is true of our psyche and our soul, and Saturn will hold our feet to the fire to ensure that we do the work required in order to enjoy the fruits of our labor.  More than any other sign, Saturn does reward our hard work with material gifts.  Lynn Hayes at

*In Scorpio, Saturn becomes Self-reflective; we look at the reality that surrounds us and see ourselves in it–and that sends us on an emotional (Scorpio is a Water sign) journey, one that plumbs the very depths of the intimate ties between psyche and emotional perception. Julie Dembowsky at

Enchanting Saturn

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