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Pete Buttigieg and the Saturn-Pluto Conjunction; The June 21, 2020 Solar Eclipse promises big Election Day surprise...
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Does the U.S. really have Scorpio Rising?
How does an advocate of the Sibly chart tell the difference between a Sagittarius Ascendant and the Sun in the 9th house, or a Sun-Jupiter conjunction trine the Ascendant? Why would an advocate of a Gemini 
  Ascendant use a chart where the ruling planet is retrograde? Get the facts, make a prediction. read
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Progressions, what are they?
Like fractals, progressions have similar shapes at different scales of time. They are clearer symbols of forthcoming events than transits. Why don't more astrologers use them? Get the scoop
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Black Moon
the Dark Goddess
Mystical, autonomous, extreme, highly sexual, and exceptionally creative, Black Moon Lilith represents the soul's truth and is a major astrological player in personal and geopolitical charts. NeptuneCafe now has five pages on Lilith. You can preview or link directly to each by going to the Lilith Front Page
Visit the Astrology of Lilith for interpretive clues, or Lilith Profiles for descriptions of Lilith in each sign.
Saturn in Capricorn - what astrologers are saying about this important passage, which will be in effect from Dec. 21, 2017 until Dec. 17, 2020.... read
a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into... NeptuneCafe. 
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​​You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension:
Donna Cunningham on Saturn-Pluto  Now that Saturn is in Sagittarius, it's challenging an entire generation - those born with Pluto in Virgo. There's three articles in this well-written series. 
Start here: part 1 then part 2 and part 3
In the industrialized world, why is the U.S. the most violent nation?
The Scorpio Rising chart uniquely explains this tendency, especially when considering the problem as a health issue. The 6th and 12th houses are coming under increased stress. more
1. Jupiter enters Capricorn on the 2nd, bringing an increased sense of connection to family and tradition over the coming year. Jupiter here may renew your faith in the system, add responsibilities, and encourage participation in the community, corporate, and government structures that run our lives. This passage adds momentum to conservative values sponsored by Saturn and Pluto (already in Capricorn), while favoring sincerity, reliability, and attention to duty. Beware of becoming too cautious or losing your spontaneity.

2. Mars is sextile Saturn and Pluto from the 17th through 22nd, an unusually productive phase when much can be accomplished. Mars in Scorpio can be highly efficient, single-minded, and ambitious, and these qualities can be fully expressed when favorably linked to Saturn and Pluto. This is a good time to advance with major reconstruction projects, and make progress on re-building your life in some fundamental way. Take action toward supporting the system that supports you.

3. Jupiter trines Uranus on the 15th, and is an active dynamic from the 11th to 18th. Although the times favor conservative values, this combination is ideal for advancing more progressive ideas, as long as you’re working within the system. Jupiter-Uranus in the Earth signs favors financial gains, so this is a good time to take profits and re-balance your portfolio toward a more defensive strategy. Environmental groups and their agendas may advance now, making it favorable to participate in local climate-awareness events. 

4. The Solar Eclipse on the 26th takes place at 4º Capricorn where it conjoins Jupiter, a cosmic blessing for this holiday season. This is a great time to be with family and friends, and express gratitude for their presence and support. For some, health issues may crop up since the eclipse squares Chiron. For others, divided families may become an issue (Ceres squares Juno). For most everyone, the six planets now in Capricorn offer a new beginning in finding a secure and reliable setting to help you fulfill your mission.

5. The Saturn-Pluto conjunction in Capricorn becomes exact on January 12, 2020, but is a palpable dynamic throughout December. In fact, this outer planet alignment is so powerful in shaping our personal and geopolitical climate that it’s been in effect for the last 3-4 years. Many people’s lives have already been dramatically morphed by this conjunction, especially concerning personal health, family developments, and professional roles. A generational shift is underway, and conservative values are on the rise. For those influenced by this powerhouse alignment, the New You is being forged and soon ready for unveiling. 
Joan Quigley and the Part of Fortune
See how Fortuna set her role and the dramatic revelations around her historic book here
Astrology in the White House!

Steven Forrest discusses Trump's surprising victory in terms of Pluto in Capricorn. Fear of the future, an inability to adapt to change, and more
 The Shadow Side of Conservatism
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December 2019

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Financial Astrology
Vesta as an indicator in the NYSE and US charts describes market trends.
​A strong correlation between the cyclical nature of the stock market and astrology as the study of cycles has spurred many on in hopes of “cracking the code”. read