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Proof and Play – Large Sky Astrology

Proof and Play – Large Sky Astrology



I studied Communication in school and had a liberal arts main’s typical worry and suspicion of arithmetic. However in all my years of faculty, one in all my favourite lessons was the one which fulfilled my math requirement: symbolic logic.

How elegant, this method of statements and proofs! They seemed lovely, dancing neatly throughout sheets of paper on my eating desk. And though I discovered them sorely troublesome and irritating, I labored on them night time and day, decided to grasp them. And in the long run, I did. I obtained one in all solely two A’s in my class of 40 college students. It stays one in all my prouder achievements.

This week’s Mercury/Saturn sq. (June 15, 2023, 9:09 am PDT) calls again to the conjunction between these two planets on March 2, 2023. Since then, maybe you’ve been engaged on one thing that’s actually stretched you intellectually. You’ve already gotten your A, however you’re haunted by an idea that solely you’re conscious that you just by no means actually grasped. So that you’re cracking open your books this week, and by Aug. 1, 2023, when Mercury opposes Saturn, you’ll see the outcomes of your diligence.

The World on a Swing

Mercury sextiles Venus (June 17, 8:29 am PDT) at 10º49′ Gemini and Leo this week. And though it’s a lightweight, fast-moving transit, that is an enormously artistic and playful mixture, pairing Mercury in Gemini’s enjoyment of language with Venus in Leo’s performative aptitude.

Possibly you grew up like my siblings and I did, placing on little performs within the again yard, pretending to be rock stars, inventing difficult video games that happened on our bikes. There’s one thing satisfying, inspiring, and restorative about this type of artistic play. Take into account the Sabian image for Venus, 11 Leo, Youngsters on a swing in an enormous oak tree. What might be a extra idyllic place for Venus on a late spring Saturday? Mercury, in the meantime, is on 11 Gemini, A brand new path of realism in expertise. That is the last word “study by doing” image – and on this case, studying by having enjoyable and taking part in.

This little transit, gentle as gossamer, is a magic second for a very good speak and a day of sunshine, unstructured enjoyable along with your accomplice; use it to open traces of communication that will likely be useful subsequent month, when Venus turns retrograde (July 22) and it’s time to dig deep into essential relationship patterns.

The Duties Meant for Us

Saturn turns retrograde this week at 7º12′ Pisces, on the Sabian image, A lady blowing a bugle. If you happen to’ve been sleep-walking a bit since Saturn entered Pisces in March, this station will wake you up! As Saturn’s turning retrograde or direct, it’s finest to keep away from taking over new obligations. As a substitute, deal with commitments that you just’ve already taken on – particularly those you assumed reluctantly – and renegotiate them. This retrograde station calls again to Saturn’s journey since March 7, when it entered Pisces; perhaps you took on greater than you bargained for, or your private circumstances have modified because you signed up for responsibility, making it essential to again away.

That’s to not say you must use this as an excuse to surrender on one thing merely since you’ve misplaced curiosity. Persistence is a Saturnian advantage. However some challenges merely aren’t ours to undertake, and as Saturn turns retrograde, we’re higher capable of acknowledge them. After which, as soon as Saturn turns direct (Nov. 4, 2023), we’ll be in a greater place to tackle the duties that have been meant for us.

A Totally different Story

There’s a bonfire burning on the seaside, and also you’re sitting round it with a small group of fellow vacationers and campers. Everybody is way from residence; in some circumstances, you don’t share a standard language. You are taking turns introducing yourselves, and when it’s your flip, you start to recite the standard particulars – your identify, your job, the place you name residence.

As a substitute, you end up telling a unique story. One about sitting round the same fireplace with your loved ones, again once you have been too younger to have a lot of a biography. The way you and your sister received up and entertained the adults with a foolish music, and your older brother made shadow puppets towards the background of the tent. How mother and pa leaned into each other and laughed; the way you all toasted marshmallows. Round your present-day campfire, this odd assortment of strangers relaxes and smiles, maybe remembering childhood tenting journeys of their very own.

It’s typically tougher to inform the story of who we are actually, than it’s to recollect the place all of it started. Possibly it’s as a result of we’ve informed the previous tales for therefore lengthy that we all know them by coronary heart; we’ve even realized the way to pause on the proper moments for impact. Or perhaps it’s as a result of who we’re is all the time shifting, and the continuing story wants time to seek out its construction. Because the Gemini New Moon (June 17, 2023, 9:37 pm PDT) squares imaginative Neptune this week, there’s a gap to develop into somebody just a little bit completely different, and to inform a brand new story across the campfire.

Writing and pictures © 2017-23 by April Elliott Kent

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