by Robert Wilkinson
I was recently asked by a fan of the site what lessons are to be learned when the North Node re-enters the sign it was in when we were born. This short article will offer my take on this event that happens several times in a normal life.
As I told him, it happens every 18 years or so. It re-sets our “line of greatest development” and is a point in time when we begin to learn anew, since the natal North Node (NN) is our line of greatest development in this lifetime.
Transits indicate general circumstances as they proceed in the outer world. When the transiting North Node, indicating the general lines of development globally, returns to the same sign as our natal NN, then our growth is again in alignment with the generic tendencies to growth in the world. We can be clearer about how we’re learning over the course of our lifetime, while adjusting that line of growth to align with what is favorable in general.
The “return of the Nodes” happens about every 18 years. It’s a point when our line of greatest development gets re-set, along the same sign but renewed to where we are, and what we need to learn anew.
We then go into 9 years of learning new things related to our natal NN from the time the transiting NN conjuncts our NN to the point when the transiting NN conjuncts our natal South Node (SN). After that, we demonstrate what we've learned those past 9 years until the next point in time when the transiting NN conjuncts our natal NN.
So all those with a North Node in Scorpio have had their line of greatest development “realigned” since the transiting NN entered Scorpio September 2012, and those with North Node in Libra have just begun their period of alignment since the transiting NN entered Libra the day the Sun entered Pisces this year.
I posted these a few months back. For your perusal, my three part series on the Moon’s Nodes, what they are, how they work, and the various ways to interpret both the natal Nodes and the transiting Nodes and their influence in our lives.
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