Santa Cruz Good Times

Tuesday
Oct 21st
Text size
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Uranus Square Pluto

RisaNewS

This Sunday (overshadowing our future) Uranus (revolution) and Pluto (transformation) join together. They will create the same revolutionary demand for freedom as they did in the 1960s. Then, Uranus joined Pluto in Virgo and a new awareness of freedom appeared within humanity. This week Uranus joins (squares) Pluto again. Squares inform humanity new directions must be taken. Our previous directions (ways of life) are no longer available.

The idea of freedom, appearing once again, will this time irreversibly change our world. The 1960s was only a preview. Uranus in Aries brings surprises, a people’s rebellion (Occupy Movement). It quickens Pluto (debt, death) in Capricorn’s breakdown of the social order. Something new (Aries) emerges releasing the powerful destructive/creative force of Pluto. We recapitulate the 1930s economic breakdown and the1960s demands for liberation. We find ourselves “on the razor’s edge.” A new culture must begin. Humanity becomes the leader. Sunday’s Uranus/Pluto’s transit is the first of seven (through 2014, a far-reaching, long-range cycle of change). Uranus/Pluto are concerned with humanity’s evolution and transformation, both are inevitable and necessary. No more waiting. What is no longer useful will be destroyed. What is useful for the new age will remain. The celestial energies will now only support the new (energies, laws and principles). This has great implication personally and globally. Loss of time and control are symptoms of the transformation. There’s no way out but through, together, within community. Here’s a good quote to remember from J.P. Morgan. “Millionaires don’t use astrology. Billionaires do.” Do you?


Esoteric Astrology as News for the week of Jun 21–27, 2012 For Sun and Rising Signs

ariesAries-March 21–April 20

You already know about freedom. In the times to come your individual energy will change. You will seek freedom from and for others, presenting yourself to the world as a paragon of freedom. Be careful that you understand what freedom truly is. It’s sacrifice. It comes from the heart. It’s service to others. It’s a quality of the Soul and Spirit. We are not “free” until we serve.



taurusTaurus April 21–May 21

You have had the sense that it’s your task, divinely inspired, deeply altruistic, to help others as the world changes. You will perform and do your part, stepping up to the plate, by helping to create a template for humanity’s well-being that protects humanity offers refuge. You see the need and become the vital leader in this endeavor. All resourceful and creative people, will you help?



geminiGemini May 22–June 20

You always remain free and independent. Though many think you’re their best friend, you are actually aloof, not allowing yourself to get too close. You have too many ideas and ideals to fit into one group. Compromise is not your main task. Instead you use charm, wit, humor, information. These create a veil between you and others. You display duality. It helps humanity choose.



cancerCancer June 21–July 20

 You accomplish your work with creative competence. You laugh at these words. It’s true. So often you hide under your shell. I think you must be studying everything there is to know under that shell. You emerge for a while, provide information needed, and return to the shadows. You’re like a turtle. We found one on the road today. We moved it into the grasses on the other side of the gate. It was grateful. You are the “gate.”



leoLeo July 21–August 22

You must become aware and comfortable, more radical, entering into the new physics, no longer remaining in the old. You are to travel and meet new people who also think in new ways. Everything traditional soon becomes unavailable. The new ideas provide opportunities for your future life and well-being. You never were to accept traditional boundaries and limits. Creativity for you equals true freedom. Are you free yet?

 


virgoVirgo August 23–September 22

Are you having feelings, ideas or dreams of resurrecting? There’s an inner state of regeneration, death and rebirth occurring in your life. Others will wonder why you’re changing so fast. You have no answers for them. You know it’s the influence of the stars, sun and planets. Be careful of others’ feelings. Don’t be impatient. Stay within a balanced equilibrium. Like Libra tries to with a smile.

 


libraLibra September 23–October 22

 Are you feeling inconsistent, in states of unease and difficulty, rather erratic and changeable? Is your usual charm flagging? No matter, your level of charm never disappears. Your genuine care and concern of others is your keynote. Although you love being in a relationship, at times you need to be alone. In relationships you’re secure when your partner is free. Two free people equal one brilliant secure relationship.



scorpioScorpio October 23–November 21

Whatever daily work you do, a new level of technology and concrete scientific knowledge will enhance it, providing you with more freedom of choice, of time and personal freedom to pursue other interests. Is your work area rather messy? How is your health? Often your research leads to breakthroughs that assist to liberate the life force of others. You do not follow the usual ways of being. Do you need a new computer?

 


saggSagittarius November 22–December 20

For whatever ails you, you need a childlike sense of play, a self-expression that frees and liberates your happiness. You must also do things quite differently now. Nothing of the old ways will do. Naturally creative, often laughing, quite charming and, at times, crazy and madcap, creating your new world would be quite easy. You need something Broadway, too. Don’t you think? Many follow you. You challenge them.

 


capricornCapricorn December 21–January 20

You will change the ways you care for and nurture. You will become even more unusual concerning desires and aspirations, already different than most. You know this. On you go into greater levels of independent thinking. Always making Right Choice when information is given. Here’s a prayer you, an invocation. “Let reality govern my every thought and truth be the master of my life.” You will understand your mother’s nurturing.

 


aquariusAquarius January 21–February 18

Even though others see you as different, eccentric, rather brilliant and quick, you become more so. You will make people laugh more. They will understand your humor and learn from while you integrate new ideas, realities and ways of life. Sometimes you will create in others a sense of puzzlement. Sometimes you will annoy. But always you will be creative, playful and honest. Not boring. We like you.

 


piscesPisces February 19–March 20

You view resources in a way different than most. You see resources as a way to help humanity create a new way of living. You ask that all things financial be easy and uncomplicated. You do not want to be hindered by material items, not even money. More and more of your possession are being left behind or given away. You seek freedom. You value all that assists humanity. You are one with your group brothers and sisters.


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

More at nightlightnews.com. Risa's email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Facebook: Risa's Esoteric Astrology

Comments (5)Add Comment
...
written by a guest, June 25, 2012
As a millenial to those that forged the path in the 60's: teach us your wisdom, teach us how to create ethical resistance, we have new tools but little sense of place in time- we need elders to offer loving wisdom and truth to counter the tendency for self-created fantasy realms. Teach what you know!
...
written by a guest, June 24, 2012
Um, Pluto is not a planet.
...
written by a guest, June 23, 2012
it was difficult to read your column this week....as the 60's and 70's were a time filled with great music that stirred our souls, and echoed through this country with messages of change and spiritual growth. it saddens me to think a small few (most in santa cruz!) and myself were the only ones that heard that music. let's not miss the 'beat' this time round....there are too many of us who stand to lose if we do. stroll on the cliffs and breath in the sweet fragrance of new life coming ashore.
...
written by a guest, June 20, 2012
In the 60's & 70's we thought stopping the war would bring about peace... with our young minds and not enough guidance or wisdom being passed on, we failed to fill the void. Now many of the "old hippies" are vegging on TV, depressed and wondering what went wrong with their idealistic lives.... time to turn off the TV, get back on those veggies and come alive. We are the generation that can support and stir the ones who are rebelling right now. We started to change the world, now the time is right to assist with the deeper transformation!
...
written by a guest, June 20, 2012
I missed out on the 60's, but they sure did sound fun.. Bring it back! Let's move on past tie-die folks..

Write comment
smaller | bigger

busy
 

Share this on your social networks

Bookmark and Share

Share this

Bookmark and Share

 

Field Work

Santa Cruz Mountain winemakers explain how the harvest works, and what kind of wine to expect from this year's crop

 

Libra's Two Choices

Libra (our last week) is the sign of creating right relations and values. In Libra we are asked to choose how to be, our identity in the world. We can maintain a hermetic sealed-off attitude (my life, my work, my money, etc.) or we can gain knowledge of world events and learn more about those in need. Libra is a group sign—self with others. Here are some events occurring in our world this week concerning food, poverty, spirituality, values and global realities. The UN (a spiritual experiment) each month places a “light” upon world problems. This week a light shines on Rural Women, Farms, Food & Poverty. Before we choose to respond we must have knowledge. “So we can each do our part.” Oct. 15 - International Day of Rural Women (unrecognized with few resources); Oct. 16 - World Food Day & Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth; Oct. 17 - Eradication of Poverty Day (international). During the month of Libra (with Saturn exalted), we pause, contemplate and assess what it is we know, don’t know, and need to know. Libra receives and distributes Ray 3 of divine intelligence, right relations, right choice and right economy (Venus). Use your intelligence “tips the Libran scales” in terms of being able to see and then choose between the two paths Libra offers (return to the past or step forward into Scorpio’s Discipleship). Libra (the oscillating light) prepares us for the great tests and conflicts in Scorpio. In Libra we are subtly tested as we learn the nature of polarized energies (s/he loves me, s/he loves me not). In Libra we learn more about ourselves through others. Libra’s Ray 3 asks us to become more adaptable and skillful. And then we are to teach each other what we know. In Libra, we all become teachers. In all these ways love is cultivated.

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

Docs Without Borders

United Nations Association Film Festival showcases documentaries from around the globe
Sign up for Good Times weekly newsletter
Get the latest news, events

RSS Feed Burner

 Subscribe in a reader

Latest Comments

 

Nut Kreations

Co-owner Craig Olsen goes nuts over nuts

 

What artist or artists participating in the encore weekend of Open Studios should not be missed?

Santa Cruz | Teacher

 

Martin Ranch Winery

Friends who are wine club members of Martin Ranch invited us to the winery’s fun and festive annual barbecue, where the wine is flowing and the food just keeps on coming. Music and dancing are part and parcel of the action, and a good time is guaranteed.

 

Beer Bus

Santa Cruz’s new Brew Cruz, award winning ales, mole by el Jardín, and Wildcat Ridge Chardonnay