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Light Beams, Interplay, Mutability, Duality & Constant Flux (June 7-13)

RisaNewSThis week’s occultation of Venus (passing over the Sun) overshadows our world for months to come, signaling a series of financial situations leading us further into a state of economic awareness (there is a crisis). Venus’ occultation also prepares us for the upcoming June 24 Uranus square Pluto (revolution and transformation of the ‘60s reappears).

It’s a busy astrological planetary week, the usual way of being during Gemini, the sign of Interplay, lines of light beams, mutability and constant flux. This week Mercury enters Cancer (Thursday), Jupiter, after a year in stabilizing Taurus, enters Gemini (Monday) and Chiron (the wound) is retrograde (9.45 degrees Pisces) Tuesday morning.

With Mercury in Cancer we are resourceful, talking about sustains us as a people stewarding a planet. We all become intelligent “planetary mothers.” Both Jupiter and Gemini receive (and radiate to humanity) Ray 2 (Love/Wisdom) from Sirius, the blue-white star left of Orion’s belt. This very same Love/Wisdom resides within the heart of the Sun and our hearts, too. Love is potent this month.

With Jupiter in Gemini, while seeking mental harmony and to clarify love, we also experience a deep cosmic mystery. Chiron’s (wounded healer) retrograde (till mid-November) reveals wounds that are hidden, and the ways to heal those wounds. Then we turn toward others who are wounded. We are compassionate.

By mid June, six planets will be retrograde. Retrogrades turn us inward, to review, re-assess, re-evaluate, re-examine, re-appraise our endeavors and values. So we can fashion the new world, the new era, with the new qualities and new values that sustain everyone  … everywhere … for all time.

Esoteric Astrology as News for the week of June 7th, 2012 For Sun and Rising Signs

ariesAries-March 21–April 20
ou’re in a lively, full-of-possibilities position in the world, or at least in your family and within the sphere of friends and neighborhood. Within the airy matrix of your mind you are able to harmonize and relate many diverse streams of thought into a vision that offers new alternatives for humanity’s well-being. Do not ignore this graceful opportunity.

taurusTaurus April 21–May 21
You’re concerned that form and matter and our monetary situation become channels for the expression of new ideas and for the new culture and civilization to emerge. As Venus continues to retrograde, your thoughts and concerns for humanity’s welfare increase. You attempt to awaken people to the reality of an economic crisis. Alas, the normalcy bias tells everyone nothing is wrong. But you know the truth and the reality. You prepare.

geminiGemini May 22–June 20
You’re in a position to lead those around you “into the Light.” Mercury, your planetary protector, helps diffuse illusion, leading to a willingness to pierce the darkness of old thought-forms freeing yourself (and others) into a creative new world. For a short amount of time Vulcan, who fashions gold out of lead, will assist you. Vulcan is the husband of Venus.

cancerCancer June 21–July 20
Something seems finished, doesn’t it? What might that be for you? Because something has definitely disappeared, and you can feel it in your body, heart and mind. Allow no thoughts to inhibit your ability to love. Love brings forth a showering of wisdom. What in your life needs compassionate and nurturing care? Perhaps it’s you?

leoLeo July 21–August 22
It’s important to know the new Aquarian Laws & Principles. These are major archetypes of new thinking in the mind of contemporary leaders. They communicate unifying ideas, a philosophy that furthers loving integration and create a group focus of shared ideas and principles. Leo is always at the heart of all that matters. Serving Humanity is at the heart of these laws and principles, and so in your heart, too.

virgoVirgo August 23–September 22
You’re being asked to harness the tool of intelligence to bring all practical aspects of organization into your life and, thus, into the world. Whenever you speak, people listen, for you stand with a state of authority and power. Use this power for good only, and not for personal use. It’s important to not enter into frivolous chatter and to not worry. Everything you do is in public view. You must, therefore to be extremely accountable.

libraLibra September 23–October 22
After much thought you’re able to bring all levels of your life into perspective. You’re experiencing duality and from seeing both sides of all situations, you’re able to choose what is of value to you, what is important, the components within a way of living that is healthy, balanced, financially sound and most of all beautiful. Do not rely on old economic standards and investment advice. Talk with visionaries and futurists.

scorpioScorpio October 23–November 21
When entering a room, you intuitively scan everyone’s energy, and know the secrets they hide so well. This is done without conscious choice. And often without knowledge of what you are “seeing.” Focus intuition upon your financial situation, approach it with practical planning, research gold and silver, be rational and logical. Begin new conversations about money and the future. Maintain the information on

saggSagittarius November 22–December 20
You’re able to see other people’s needs as they relate to your needs, assessing all issues. It’s important to see all viewpoints so your Sag mind can make correct choices and to entertain unusual ideas, the seeds of which concern the future and the new world emerging. Counseling, mediation specific levels of communication are important at this time so you can advise others

capricornCapricorn December 21–January 20
You’re sorting out daily life and all its details because you want change and so you begin that change right where you are. It’s important to also tend to health matters for yourself and family, investigating in detail needed alternative remedies and foods (coconut oil) that provide strength and clarity for the body. Something new is gestating in your life. It gains strength and a magnetic quality that nourishes.

aquariusAquarius January 21–February 18
Observe your thinking and expressions. You’re more creative in conversations, you’re entertaining new ideas, you’re funny and humorous, you seek pleasure that is steady yet romantic. You speculate about the future, you love to play mental (intelligent) and/or physical games, you seek someone of your same intelligence. Life flows in the direction of all that’s good.

piscesPisces February 19–March 20
You’re able to have a deep concentration within a state of solitude and during this time great amounts of work are accomplished. You have experiences that help you realize what you need in your life. Pisces often lives a life within other people’s choices. Now it’s time for you to choose. You know you need spaciousness, order, organization and beauty. You need inner reality to blend with outer reality.

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

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