Numerology/Astrology for 6/18/16
6/18/16 is the number 6. The number 6 reminds you that when your world is falling apart it is your spiritual side that gives you the strength, inspiration and insight to keep going. Nothing is moving quite as you want but pushing ahead may not work either. Instead move into the contemplative energy of the number 6 and discover that inside your essence you do know the next step. Now it is about having the courage to take that step for you and move your life forward. Others will be of no help right now. It is up to you to believe in you more than you ever had and listen to the yearnings and promptings of spirit. The Moon transits Sagittarius all day, and while this is typically a feel-good, spirited transit, the Moon’s challenging aspects to Mercury and Neptune, as well as its alignment with serious Saturn, can point to some ups and downs, wrestling with expectations, and communication problems. A semi-square between Mercury and Uranus can in some ways exacerbate the problem, largely due to its tendency to stimulate nervous tension and irritability. Even so, there can be some good, original ideas that come out of conflicts arising now. You are also under the influence of a Mars-Uranus quincunx that will perfect early into the day tomorrow. This influence adds more restlessness and uncertainty (and perhaps some volatility as well) to the mix.
Saturn is in the sign Sagittarius where it rules the ninth house of education, foreign affairs and worldview. Many of your views and viewpoints will change throughout the summer with this Saturn placement both on an individual and the collective level.
Saturn is now forming a t-square with Jupiter and Neptune that will last through summer 2016.
As events happen in the world, events will occur in your own life as well. Most people are struggling in some way with the Mutable t-square, especially those with planets at 10-16 degrees involving mutable planets: Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces. This is difficult energy to harness, and most people I speak with are feeling the effects, one way or another. There is a great strain to change and do things differently. There is a feeling today to go for it and you will want to take advantage of that momentum.
Mutable planets are changeable-change will occur in whatever areas of your chart the t-square falls. This is not sudden and unexpected change like that of the Uranus-Pluto square, but rather slow change that occurs over time. With Jupiter and Neptune involved your challenge is to understand where the actual truth lies and how it affects you personally and as a collective.
One reality is dissolving into another. Sometimes this occurs right under your nose. You wake up one day and things are different. Of course this is unsettling and disorienting for a time, and in many cases it is flat out depressing. Your realities are shifting in some way.
Seldom do Neptune or Saturn bring shocking surprises but rather the effects of these planets become apparent or should be apparent if you are paying attention to what is really going on in your life and circumstances.
While Saturn rules your structure, Neptune tends to dissolve situations over time. Structures, situations and relationships may begin to dissolve into something else. As Neptune dissolves that which you consider your structure, some things may come to an end, or you may realize things are not what you thought they were. In some cases you feel mislead.
During this period you could experience an uncomfortable time where situations, ideas or even people dissolve from your life and the new has not yet emerged. The old will fade away to make room for the new but it will not happen overnight.
The resulting changes can cause confusion and lack of clarity, depression and discouragement for a time until the new replaces the old and you regain your clarity and confidence. The thing to do is to remember that life is ever changing, evolving and growing, and if something or someone you consider of value disappears, its time had come, and there will be things better ahead. Typically there were warning signs all along if you have been paying attention. If you look at the signs, this becomes a period that can be seen as the inevitable conclusion to an ongoing situation that was riddled with problems to begin with. If it is meant to last, you will go through a period of discouragement followed by renewal on a stronger level.
This transit can bring to the fore issues with addictions of all types, and the time may be at hand to get control of unhealthy impulses that deny real happiness and growth.
As Neptune squares Saturn you may experience some time of real emotional growth or deep awakening that can show you the truth you seek, or lead you in a new direction. It is after all, the truth that actually sets us free. With the truth you discover you can develop a new focus and direction. Never underestimate the ultimate illumination that the combination of Saturn and Neptune can bring. While Neptune rules the thoughts-either true or untrue- that run through our subconscious mind, Saturn brings reality home, and for some this can be a positive experience that can lead to a new and better direction in life and more authentic living.
Sometimes Neptune transits coincide with lies, deceit and even false accusations. If this is the case, know this energy will not last forever and keep your faith in yourself, and there are time that it is good to remember that from a spiritual standpoint what is happening now may end a situation and lead to bigger possibilities with something else in the future that you couldn’t have envisioned.
On another level this transit may help to give concrete realization to long held dreams and during this period they may take form after a period of time and through a great deal of hard work and effort. (Saturn) The fantasies, (Neptune) or dreams you hold may be made into reality through the hard work of Saturn, and with work and persistence it is possible to combine the energies of the two into a concrete result.
That said, Saturn and Neptune don’t easily mix. Saturn builds structure through hard work, while Neptune dissolves. Saturn tells us to work hard while Neptune dissolves situations and says take the easy way out or find an escape, so the two planets are in conflict. My advice, if you are trying to build something is to stick to the work, which will pay off in the end without cutting corners. Personal sacrifice is generally in order with Neptune transits, and Saturn can delay results.
There can be a spiritual element to this transit as Neptune rules religion, compassion and that which is hidden and unknown. Saturn can bring structure, where there was none and the new can be born on the ashes of the past. You may feel a desire to help others or be drawn into some idea or cause.
Let’s take a quick look at the planets involved again, and what they rule:
Jupiter-rules young men, money, foreign people and places, expansion, finances, higher learning, education, medical issues. Jupiter in Virgo rules health and work, and is the most discerning of signs, but Jupiter in Virgo is considered at its detriment. Virgo is concerned with the details, and in this sign limits Jupiter’s expansiveness. Have you heard the term can’t see the forest for the trees? This might apply to Jupiter in Virgo, although details aren’t always bad or wrong.
Neptune-rules dreams, illusions and delusions, drugs and alcohol, addictions, theater and TV, personal delusions, creativity, religion, inspiration, the sea and water, fantasies and things magical and enchanting. Also lies, deception, confusion, sometimes mental issues, psychics, mediums and artists or artistic expression. In Pisces, it is at home and very powerful.
Saturn-rules structure, limits and limitations, responsibilities, restrictions, and the lessons you must learn. Saturn is considered a karmic planet and it can bring good or bad depending on what it is doing in our chart. In times of sorrow or unhappiness, Saturn is always involved. Saturn is ruled by Capricorn. As you can see there is a lot going on internally and externally. The internal change is manifesting an external shift in your perspective and priorities. This is all wonderful but it also will take some time to figure out because Saturn requires you to do the work, all while Neptune is washing things that not longer serve away. It is difficult to build and let go at the same time but that is what is being asked. You can do it. Believe in you and do the work to make those dreams into something concrete that will give you the stability that has been so horribly lacking in your life.
Fall in love with your mad, impetuous self. Let out those parts inside that bring joy and spontaneity back into your life. Do not expect the controlling parts of your mind to know the taste of freedom. There are moments that you have to find the joy again or life will have no meaning.
Awakening consciousness is waiting for your permission to move through the patterns of ignorance and prejudice within your mind and experience.
Life has infinite alternatives to the structures that you have relied upon as your defined stability. You can now see the fear based illusion of your creation. The truth is shining through the veil that has hidden you from the light. It is time. Be bold and discover what is behind the protective illusion of your mind.