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The Crest

Dec 1, 2021

 

The crest.

 

What a year, right? What a couple years! Astrologically we’ve been put through the grinder of the Saturn/Pluto conjunction of 2020, and the still ongoing Saturn/Uranus square of 2021. Quite a one-two punch! It has felt… uncomfortable to say the least. There has been a lot more pain, grief, despair, and fear on the planet. That’s the bad news, but the good news is this has been a growth inducing experience. I believe we are all here to grow, and it’s through these pressure cooker events that we actually grow the most – even though it doesn’t always feel that way when you are in the middle of it. In November and December we are in the crest of the wave.

 

To finish off the year, we have 5 big events happening this month. Right at the start of the month we have Neptune stationing direct and the solar eclipse in Sagittarius. For the whole month Venus is stationing retrograde next to Pluto, and towards the end of the month we have the 3rd and final Saturn/Uranus exact square, followed by Jupiter entering its own sign of Pisces. Each of these events deserves its own newsletter, so I will only focus on a few here.

 

The headliner is the final Saturn/Uranus square that occurs on the 23rd. Saturn/Uranus have been dancing together all year, and will continue into 2022, but this archetypal complex is at its highest energy when the aspect is at exactitude. This is the theme of control vs. freedom, the old vs. the new, and habits vs. evolution. These two energies are in friction with each other, and they influence human behavior. Based on an individuals internal makeup and psyche disposition, he/she will respond more to one energy more than the other. Since this event is friction based, this is creating a great divide between individuals and large groups of people.

 

 

 

Meanwhile, we have the nodes of the Moon finishing up their transit through Sagittarius/Gemini axis, and this is dramatically inflamed during the Sagittarius solar return December 3rd/4th. This represents the ripening of the collective karma, and an increase of the karmic wounds of Sagittarius we are trying to outgrow. Themes of Sagittarius south node that we are more susceptible to are fanatical belief systems, as well as the blind spots that are inseparable from dogma.

 

Tie this into Saturn/Uranus, we highlight the dogmas associated with each planetary archetypal field that I mentioned above. When we feel we know the one truth, then our ego response can be that everyone else is wrong. The more we fall into that ego trap, the further apart we grow, and the more we suffer within the illusion of separateness.

 

 

 

Illusions and delusions are at maximum potential this month because dreamy Neptune is stationing, and in its own sign of Pisces. Neptune couldn’t be stronger right now, and illusions, delusions and ungrounded romantic beliefs in Sagittarian fixed ideas is a main pitfall now.

Alright, now those are the primary stumbling blocks, what about the a more evolved way to work with these energies? Here are some pressing questions to focus your free will upon:

 

  • How can I outgrow my ingrained behavior (Saturn) that I learned from culture and family (Uranus)?
  • How can I rise above certainty of what “reality” is?
  • How can I perceive “reality” more clearly?
  • How can I act from love and unity instead of fear and division?

 

I love these questions as beautiful catalysts to accelerate growth and wisdom. A lofty goal with Saturn/Uranus square on a personal level is outgrowing aspects of our character which are learned behavior from cultural and familial influences – which we have mistaken to be our real Self. Uranus in its pure form, is about evolution through individuation.

 

Also, we are trying to cultivate a deeper connection to positive Gemini energy by embracing the unknown, and admitting that we don’t know it all. To be open, fluidic, and exploratory in what we think we understand. Neptune is a key entry point into this as well. The best way to work with Neptune is to spiritually evolve, and through a meditative surrender, we can get the cosmic joke of it all and not get caught up in the ego psychodrama.

It’s quite a difficult task to express purely from Love when we see so much suffering in the world, but it’s always a matter of choice whether we work with these energies proactively towards our growth, or towards stagnation. Every thought, emotion, desire, and action generates negative or positive karma. The choice is ours, and only ours.

 

These are the core evolutionary intentions, with the goal always – to expand our consciousness.

 

Your ally in evolution,

Astrologer at www.BryanColter.com

2 Comments

  1. Dianne

    Thanks once again for your stabilizing energy helping all to navigate thru these past years.
    Your are very much appreciated!
    Bless you,
    Dianne

    Reply
  2. Dana Pate

    Beautifully written and beautifully received! Thank you.

    Reply

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  1. Dianne

    Thanks once again for your stabilizing energy helping all to navigate thru these past years.
    Your are very much appreciated!
    Bless you,
    Dianne

    Reply
  2. Dana Pate

    Beautifully written and beautifully received! Thank you.

    Reply

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