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Monday, March 31, 2014

New Moon in Aries - Rosh Chodesh Nissan - It's Superhero Time!

After swimming with the fishes for not just one but two Adars this year, now we're turning the Cardinal Corner as Rosh Chodesh Nissan rushes towards us this week.

Nissan is the 1st Month of the Astrological Calendar and corresponds to Aries, to the Tribe of Yehuda, to the Planet Mars. Aries is the Cardinal (Initiating) Fire Sign.

At this time the Sun, Moon and Uranus are all Conjunct in Aries - it's Superhero time! Don't forget your cape and your tights. You're going to need them. 

Any Planet that finds itself in a Conjunction (within 3 Degrees) of the Sun and Moon is super-super strong. Uranus/Sun in Aries is the liberation of the personality, Uranus/Moon in Aries is the liberation of the emotions - when they all happen together one can expect fireworks. This Conjunction demands recognition and affirmation of one's own individuation and should anyone negate that, sparks will fly - or maybe entire neighborhoods will be torched.

The Cardinal Signs are all in play - Cardinal is Initiating Energy, all four of the Cardinal Signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn) are about starting something.

Right now, all four Cardinal Signs are having a role to play here. Aries is Cardinal Fire - Initiating Inspiration. The Sun, Moon and Uranus are Conjunct in Aries. Squaring (at a 90 Degree Angle) this Triple Conjunction is volcanic, suppress-until-explosion Pluto in Cardinal Earth Capricorn - Initiating Manifestation.

Opposing Pluto (and thereby Squaring the Sun/Moon/Uranus Conjunction) is gigantic Jupiter (who has to blow up everything he touches, because after all, he's Jupiter!) in Cardinal Water Cancer (Initiating Security, or as I like to call this aspect, "The Office of Homeland Security in your chart").

Both Pluto AND Jupiter Square the Sun/Moon/Uranus Conjunction (and oppose each other). Squares are generally corners and you can't see around a corner, that's why Squares are considered difficult angles in Charts. Pluto in Capricorn wants to control resources, Jupiter in Cancer is afraid of shortages. These opposing energies make a "corner" (Square) around which the intense, bright light of the Sun/Moon/Uranus Conjunction in Aries wants to inform with raw courage. 

There's been way too much fear lately. This is the time to take a big leap forward in consciousness and understand that your material world, your resources, your sustenance, your security, everything you've been hoarding or saving is really NOT what keeps you safe and wards off thoughts of deprivation and darkness. No, not at all. Neither your control over others nor your valiant attempts at self-control is really working without the missing link - faith. It's faith in G*d and most of all in G*d's vision for YOU, that is going to get you to put on that cape and those tights and attempt to jump tall buildings in a single bound. 

Because right now, you CAN overcome the forces of doubt and darkness. Wear red, laugh a lot, let your Inner Child order your food and make your entertainment decisions. That dream you've been dreaming but not telling anyone about? Time to take it out of the closet and into the streets. Start the day by thanking your Creator for making you YOU. You're the only one who can live the story of the heroic journey of your soul during this lifetime - make it yours, and only yours, with all your strength. 

Chodesh Nissan Tov! Our Redemption is close at hand!

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