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Libra’s Crisis of Balance and More

RisaNewSAs we are in the sign Libra at the moment (the month and during our present time of transition), it’s important to understand the Libra tests we are undergoing. Then we view our experiences and choose with intelligence.

Of the three signs of Crisis (Leo, Libra, Capricorn). Libra is the Crisis of Balance. We must make a choice between two options, two opposing forces, the old ways or the new. One force surrendered to the other (personality surrendered to the Soul or vice versa). It is this Libra need to choose that leads humanity to the crisis, moving us from a state of chaos to a state of self-direction, equilibrium and balance.

Humanity is presently experiencing a great reorienting world crisis focused economically. We are struggling in this crisis to know the truth, to come to awareness, to shape a more peaceful world, effect choice and undertake monumental tasks that lead to a new evolutionary attainment and a triumphant (Scorpio, the sign after Libra) achievement. Humanity (we) determines the outcome through the choices we make now.

This week we enter the seven days of Succoth; building of temporary homes, decorated with palm, willow, citron and myrtle, remembering the Jewish people’s 40-year struggle in the Sinai desert, walking toward the promised “land of milk and honey,” surrounded and protected by “clouds of glory.” Humanity at this time is also “walking” toward a new  “land”—leaving Pisces and walking toward Aquarius (ages). We too must remember Earth is our temporary home. Let us “decorate” it with intelligence, freedom, community demanding release from the forces of materiality. These must be our choices. (More on Risa’s website and Facebook page)

Esoteric Astrology as News for the week of Oct. 12–18, 2011 For Sun and Rising Signs


ariesAries-March 21–April 20
Thoughts turn toward relationships - how they serve, tend and care for you, your expectations, how they free or restrict you. You also must consider how you serve others in relationships. Do you? Perhaps how you were tended and nurtured in your early years is mirrored in relationships. Or maybe you don’t remember. Choose now, with awareness and depth, to make relationships more loving, kind and filled with intentions of goodwill.

taurusTaurus
April 21–May 21
Assess daily chores differently. What needs to be eliminated, what needs most tending. You ponder upon a totally different lifestyle that includes community, things sustainable, location, safety zones, source of water (through dowsing) and the best way to meet food source demands for many people. Meet with like-minded others also facing the unknown future. Research and plan simultaneously.

geminiGemini
May 22–June 20
You need to learn the new physics so you can inform the rest of humanity. Like Taurus you are to be concerned about safety concerns seven generations beyond now, and you need new information in order to re-educate humanity. Everything’s reorienting in our world. You must, too. What do you understand about this shift and what could your plans be around the future?

cancerCancer
June 21–July 20
Your tasks are about family, your garden, property, farming, elders, parenting, home and community. Which are appropriate for you to focus on? It’s important to share with those close to you what you know about the present world situation. How is your living situation? Are you happy and what are you growing in your garden? Sustainability is on your mind. What must you learn about now?

leoLeo
July 21–August 22
A new cycle of focused creativity and new identity begins. You are a leader. However, often, you’re not aware of your leadership or its responsibilities. In your community of peers, forming community in the coming times, others would look to you for direction. What do you think of the present times? If all of reality changes, what would you do? How would you prepare? Where would you go? What are you presently pursuing?

virgoVirgo
August 23–September 22
It’s most important to realize that values are shifting and changing. And so, what is of value to you? Are you valuable to yourself or to others? We are all very valuable in different ways. What is the state of your money and resources? Do you tithe? An economic reorientation is occurring. Are you one of the new world servers who can help create the new materialism? Is your garden growing?

libraLibra
September 23–October 22
A new life structure begins for you this autumn, slowly changing your sense of identity and artistic creative self. Profound new perceptions continue to occur concerning resources and communication with others. As world conditions enter new phases you will be called to a new state of healing. Nurture the art of kindness especially toward family. Honor them, along with the Ten Commandments (the Aries Laws).

scorpioScorpio
October 23–November 21
Mercury, as messenger, is influencing and informing you about the new ethics and ways of being needed to cultivate the new world civilization. These are big words. Mercury is your spiritual helper, developing contact with the divine. Mercury works with the nine tests of Mars, pushing you to have intentions for conscious Goodwill to create Right Relations creating compassion and one-ness. These words define your internal experiences.

saggSagittarius
November 22–December 20
Anything social may be a bit serious. You might wonder who considers you a leader. Knowing this allows you to experience freedom. It’s good to add a few new friends to your circle and to support projects that educate humanity in the truth. Beliefs change when you consider what your goals were previously and what they are now. To maintain equanimity become a bit more non-conforming. Show worthwhile friends they are valuable.

capricornCapricorn
December 21–January 20
Are you wondering where your Capricorn leadership skills can emerge? Wait awhile for your community activity and gifts to humanity to be recognized and applauded. You will tilt toward a new symmetry in the new year, wearing new plumes, fashions and colors. Then you will nourish and be nourished. Remember, to honor excellence in your family and your friends. Lives change when excellence is supported. You are excellent!

aquariusAquarius
January 21–February 18
The focus of energy in your life concerns travel, publishing, long journeys, people far away, the news, religion and philosophy. It would be good to meet new people, study histories, biographies, especially geography, teach skills, create a weekly group discussion, talking about the coming times, community, future survival. It’s good to allow challenges, new inventions and things different into your life. They will widen your perspectives.

piscesPisces
February 19–March 20
Reality will drift here and there, resources will change, you hear new word concerning the new physics, nothing from the past remains, home doesn’t exist, there’s more and more work to do, you seek to stabilize finances tending to taxes and financial responsibilities (with help), you are conservative and resourceful, you stand in for a parent, you rediscover abilities and gifts, and finally you find a warm salt-water pool to swim in.


Risa is Founder & Director of the Esoteric & Astrological Studies & Research Institute, a contemporary Wisdom School in Santa Cruz, CA.

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