One drawback. With the Sun, Neptune and Chiron in Pisces you might get stuck in nostalgia, reminiscing about the last time you wore that dress (20 years ago) when you met your husband….etc. Try to stay in present time, will you ever fit in it again? And even if you did, would you wear it again? Cut off a piece and put it in a scrapbook along with a picture of yourself in it and throw it out!
It is interesting to note that although Virgo is known for its ability to discriminate, discern, analyze and nitpick, it is also the sign of the hoarder. “I might need this someday.” I found this out recently. Twenty years ago (or more) I took up jewelry making. That didn’t last long. But I didn’t throw out the tools or the beads. When I took up jewelry making again last spring, I found a treasure trove of items which I am currently using. In this case I DID use it again and was grateful I didn’t have to buy jewelry-making tools which are a bit costly. Fortunately, I was able to FIND everything because I had organized it and put it in a special craft supply bin. That is another feature of Virgo. If you are going to keep things, put them in suitable containers and label them so you can find them when and if you are ready to use them again. Otherwise, they will just be lost in the mess.
Virgo is also the sign of the procrastinator. Thinking about how to do something is not the same as doing it. A certain amount is planning…the rest is procrastinating. Virgo is so concerned about doing things right, efficiently, cheaply etc., it might never get to the task at all. Use all that Aries energy to just get started. Often that is the hardest part. Getting started. You might find that there is such a thing as inertia of motion. A body in motion tends to stay in motion.
This month there is a lot going on astrologically. The Full Moon on March 5 is preceded by a trine between Jupiter in Leo and Uranus in Aries on March 3. More fire energy. It is followed by the 7th of 7 exact squares between Pluto and Uranus on March 16. This transit began in 2012. Frankly, I am getting tired of it. Yes, we’ve seen a lot of upheaval, but so far, no resolution, no forward momentum for change. Just one thing blowing up after another. Perhaps we have to see what’s left after the dust settles.
I will doing a talk about the Astrological Year on Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 then teaching a 4 week introductory course on Evolutionary Astrology starting March 23 at Songbird Community Healing Center in Cotati, CA. Depending on the turn-out and interest, I may continue weekly classes. If interested contact me at www.wayfinderastrology.com or through Songbird http://songbirdcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/your-astrology-chart.jpg to register or ask questions.
I have to confess my mind is elsewhere. I thought I would get to this column earlier, but left it to the last minute. Tomorrow I’m headed for a workshop called “Working with Ancestral Spirit Complexes – Healing Your Family Tree” led by Patricia Walsh http://healthepast.com. It has been quite a journey so far - deciding to go then getting ready. I’ve noticed that for me the amount of resistance is usually equal to the amount of value I will get. It’s as if the ego knows it is in trouble. Things are not going to be the same and the ego fights change.
Today, doing the final preparations, I got it that I am doing this not only for myself but for all my relatives alive and dead. Suddenly, I had a host of helpers from the spirit world. Neptune is exactly conjunct my natal Moon in Pisces in the 7th house and it is time to do this work of service to my ancestors (Virgo’s highest calling – service).
One way you might get yourself to clean up your mess is thinking about who would be stuck with it if you were to die suddenly. Morbid, but realistic. If you got in a fatal head on collision on the way to the grocery store, who would have to go through your stuff?
Over and out for now.