by Robert Wilkinson
The Sun just entered Scorpio 11:10 pm PDT Oct 22, October 23 at 7:10 am Greenwich (BST). This makes October 22-23 extraordinarily important.
The reason yesterday and today are so important is that yesterday the Sun was in the last degree of Libra, and now begins its trek through Scorpio. That means this point in time gives light and power to the lessons Saturn taught all of us in 2012.
To explain, when the Sun was at 30 Libra between 11 pm PDT Oct 21-22, 7 am Greenwich Oct 22-23, it occupied the exact degree where Saturn went stationary retrograde in February 2012. Throughout 2012 we were all led to some form of philosophical completion, new ways of understanding things, and finished paying some heavy dues.
This prepared us for a re-magnetization already underway this time last year due to Saturn’s entry into Scorpio on October 5, 2012. So when the Sun was at 30 Libra and 1 Scorpio last year it put a huge light on the lessons of the entire year and what Saturn in Scorpio promised all of us beginning last October (since the first degree of a sign shows us how that sign initially shows itself to the world).
So for about the past 24-26 hours we’ve gotten a new light shed on the “philosophical completions” of 2012, and how we’ve integrated the lessons since January 2012 into the light of clear understanding about who we are right now as a matured Being. Now we begin to “see the Light” of what we’ve been learning during the time Saturn has been in the first 13 degrees of Scorpio.
Of some importance is that for the next two weeks, through Mercury retrograde, we should find illumination through taking a new look at what we’ve learned these past 12 months while Saturn has been in Scorpio. To note, we'll also get "future glimpses" via the Mercury retrograde for what is to come, since often past, present, and future overlap during a retrograde period.
Now the Sun has entered Scorpio anew, and as with last year, forms a trine to Neptune at 3 Pisces on its stationary direct degree. It also makes a conjunction to the North Node and Saturn, bringing many to another critical reorientation, a new dedication or loyalty, and a sense of getting out beyond the known and familiar.
This conjunction will play a huge part in the coming Solar Eclipse at 12 Scorpio on November 3, 4:50 am PST, 12:50 pm Greenwich. Last year’s conjunction, along with this one, involves pulses set into motion involving our Spirit leading our mind toward our Soul in virgin fields, and a synthetic understanding involving a wider view of the interrelatedness of things once lesser approaches are transcended.
The emergent Saturn in Scorpio structures will now be vitalized for the next year. It again marks a period of cleaning out, clearing out, purifying, purging, letting go, a deeper communion with experience, and a more determined focus. The voids we create by letting go allows us to attract what is more appropriate to our evolved state in the future. And given the spread of the planets right now, it shouldn’t take long. There a link to an article about Saturn in Scorpio at the bottom of this one.
With this year’s Sun conjunct Saturn occurring at “the Eagle Point” of 15 Scorpio, we can go deeper into the phenomenon of “the world of the 5 senses and the mind as the playground of God and Soul,” and find a future oriented imagination that will naturally flow into growth patterns. Since the Solar Eclipse forms a conjunction to Saturn, much will be set into motion at that Eclipse that shuts down old Saturn patterns and leaves a void for new ones to be created.
So for at least the next two weeks, and to some extent for a year to come, Saturn in Scorpio is again in the spotlight, showing us what we need to let go of, and where the regenerative focus needs to be. We’ve now all experienced deeper feelings, a fluid emotional intelligence, and this one can help us break up and eliminate to re-build.
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