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“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life, and you will call it fate.” — Carl Jung
Mercury enters Pisces today at 8:37 PM EST and conjuncts Neptune shortly after midnight on Feb. 14, 2012 here on the East Coast of the US. Followed by a conjunction to Chiron and sextile to Jupiter on Feb. 16, 2012.
Currently Mercury is the last degree of Aquarius, minutes away from forming an exact trine to Saturn in Libra. This aspect is bringing a chance to clear the air and reach a solid understanding of situations and what we can do to readdress a balance. Listen as well as speak and you can gather crucial information, allowing for compromise within differing opinions to find a solution that world.
Also given tomorrow is Valentine’s day, it would be helpful to be aware of the energy we are under. Aside from other aspects, currently the Moon is in Scorpio and will be tomorrow as well. At best things could get rather poetic, steamy, intimate and passionate. But a Scorpio Moon suggests there are likely to be rather intense perhaps darker emotions to confront as well. If what you want is closeness, do what you can to surrender resentment and emotional baggage, only then there can be true intimacy.
Venus is also currently approaching a square to Pluto (exact on February 15, 2012) amping up the intensity. Venus-Pluto aspects can often bring rather obsessive feelings to the forefront. But squares point to an inner resolution and this aspect asks an inner surrender, acceptance and acknowledgment of one’s desires rather than holding on to expectations, especially when it comes to love. Happiness or contentment, is an inner state of being. If we give away this power to external factors, or needing things to be a certain way before we can feel whole or happy, we are inevitably setting ourselves up for disappointment. Love “needs” nothing. It just is.
Mercury is the planet that represents primarily the ‘mind,’ thought processes and communication. Over the coming three weeks as Mercury transits through Pisces at best this can be a rather poetic, creative, imaginative, intuitive and perhaps even psychic influence allowing one to dive deeper into the mysteries of the infinite and that which is otherwise unseen and hidden behind the veil of illusion. But Pisces also has it’s shadow side bringing us under the influence of deception, denial, drugs or other intoxicants, illusions and delusion.
Given Mercury’s aspects over the coming days, communication is clearly highlighted. As Mercury conjuncts Neptune and then Chiron over the next few days, this will call deep self-awareness. What is truth and what is a lie? What do you believe? And why do you believe this? What is truth? What is fantasy? And how does one ever know?
This almost always calls for inner discernment and honesty with oneself. And it’s true the worst lies are the ones we tell ourselves. Generally we can’t be lied to unless there is a part of us that wants to believe the lie. Often the truth is too painful to confront and it’s easier to live in denial or pretend that we don’t see the truth that is often staring us in the face.
Neptune and Pisces represent the unconscious. This energy also represents “spirit” – as in intoxicants (physical manifestation) and as in one’s limitless boundless potential or soul (ethereal reality.) If things feel fuzzy, or if something feels off, wait awhile until you have clarity before making important decisions.
Pisces and Neptune energy is like a pool of water, while thoughts are like ripples distorting the reflection. Clear your mind of thoughts and you can listen to your intuition or recognize truth. You don’t have to believe everything you are told. But you can dip your toes in the water to see if it’s warm or cold, before you jump in. Also pay close attention to your dreams. There may be important messages coming through your psyche.
On February 16, 2012 Mercury conjuncts Chiron offering tremendous potential for healing. This may bring a bitter-sweet awareness or deep subconscious truths and wounds to the surface. In becoming aware of them, we can take the first step towards healing them.
The Mercury-Chiron conjunction will also form a sextile to Jupiter. Sextile aspects allow for an easier access of energy. Jupiter is benevolent and this aspect seems to be offering a rather solid, supportive influence, giving us something tangible to work with. Now we can ground our dreams and manifest them into reality. And you can trust that your honest soul-search will be rewarded.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Priya Kale, Feb. 13, 2012
I am offering a Valentine Special Discount on readings focused on just your chart, or for you and a partner. To avail of this offer please book your session before or by tomorrow Feb. 14, 2012. You can make a payment or find more details at this at link.
Here is an old post I wrote on the paintings of Dali at the time of a Venus-Mars conjunction in Libra a couple of years ago. Given this is Valentine’s Day I thought might be a relevant and interesting read right now.
Thank you sooo much these are great. I’m going to be printing them off to keep referring to them. At points it felt like you were really writing to me about my concerns directly! eg with late virgo as my rising mars is retro in in my 12th and you’ve completely got it, esp the absent/missing person.Hope all is going well for you in your new home and you’re well & happyLove,Uzma xx
Holy f!!!en shit Priya!!!! You do know you are a gift from the angels, don’t you!!!
I have a huge year of choices coming up and this is exactly how I thought some things would unfold. Your guidance is invaluable. I feel all of your words.
I cannot thank you enough.
Enjoy a rest from writing, you have well and truly earned it.
Thank you so much for putting your heart and soul into this. I promise, this year I will reciprocate the same for my life/my family/the earth.
Its inspirational!! (and I haven’t even read my rising sign yet!)