Sunday, July 14, 2019
The Sun opposes Pluto this morning at 10:51 AM ET, emphasizing again the ongoing tension on the Cancer-Capricorn axis, a situation some have dubbed “The Meat-Grinder.” I prefer to think of this assemblage as “The Great Composter.”
The Great Composter is the combination of Pluto, Saturn, and the lunar South Node (or Ketu) all together in Capricorn. Those who have planets or angles in the Cardinal signs of Aries, Cancer, Libra, or Capricorn are most affected by this machinery of change, although all are feeling it on some level.
Some combination of the Great Composter has been in effect for months now, making 2019 a tough year for many. It’s going to get worse before it gets better, I’m sorry to say. We are in the decomposition phase.
Composting works for me as a metaphor. All kinds of stuff gets tossed on the compost pile. Then it decomposes, rots, transforms with the help of bugs and worms and bacteria. If the pile is cared for - kept moist and aerated - then black gold results. If the pile is neglected, then you have a slimy, stinky mess on your hands.
Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun, and was last in Capricorn when the United States was founded in 1776. Thus, the US is about to experience its Pluto return. Now is a time of reckoning for this Cancerian country.
By 2025, I suspect this country will have been transformed. Will we find black gold? Or a slimy, stinking mess?
These are not easy times. Self-care and empathy are crucial. Care for yourself and each other, because our leaders sure aren’t.
The Moon in Sagittarius is void-of-course* all day today, interacting with no other planets until she enters Capricorn this evening at 7:05 PM ET.
Take it easy today. Rest, reflect, review, rejuvenate. The Capricorn Moon will be ready to get to work bright and early tomorrow.
*The Moon is said to be void-of-course (VOC) from the moment she makes her last angle to a planet while in her current sign until the moment she crosses into the next sign. Events occurring during this time won’t amount to much or will not turn out as planned. Items purchased now won’t perform as expected. Rest, review, reorganize, release. VOC times happen every couple of days, varying in length from just a few minutes to several hours.