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Pisces: Sinners Who Become Saints

RisaNewSWe are now under the influence and light of Pisces—the Light that saves the world, sign of World Saviors. Pisces is the last sign in the zodiac ending the zodiacal year. Pisces gathers all gifts, transgressions, vicissitudes, talents and wonders of the eleven previous signs, placing them in Neptune’s waters where distinctions dissolve, hard edges soften, separative behaviors unite. All the determined individualities merge into a chalice of Oneness.

In Pisces the world dreams more, becomes more sensitive, hopeful, imaginative, visionary and musical. Pisces is the sign of the arts, artists, musicians, healers and sinners who become saints. Pisces senses what’s real. Like Gemini, Pisces is “not of this world.” Instead, Pisces resides in the etheric, the “body electric,” a nonphysical world surrounding the physical. The etheric is radiant, filled with light, color and symphonic sound. Everything is united. From the etheric all energies enter the Earth.

Some Pisces experience life as too much radiance. They must veil the radiance with substances that hide, diminish and tone down the intensity, usually using drugs and alcohol. If we understand these words, we begin to understand the reality of the life of Pisces—the sign, the person, the month, the age. Pisces often suffers. Their suffering leads to their art, music and healing skills all of which “inform and saves the world.”

Santa Cruz Theatre News: Artist, filmmaker Antero Alli’s film “The Book of Jane” premieres in Santa Cruz, March 1 at The Tannery. Alli’s work changes the narrative. His Neptune/Saturn in Libra gives structure to the unordinary—an important voice.

Esoteric Astrology as News for the week of Feb. 20–26, 2014 For Sun and Rising Signs

ariesAries-March 21–April 20
For several years you will face at times a sense of being or living in secrecy, aloneness and sometimes isolation—a spiritual situation. Within that isolation unexpected events occur like bolts out of the blue, electricity, revelations, the hand of God. You may feel you’re being forced into solitude and, actually, you are. But it’s good to be in this state. Something about you isn’t revealed. And then it will be.


taurusTaurus April 21–May 21
There’s one special supportive person in your life. No matter what you do or say, they’re your friend. When things become edgy, precipitating separation or break up, you ensure that connection is tended to and renewed. You contribute greatly to groups, offering originality, change, new narratives. Often your needs are implementing by others. Pray they arrive soon.



geminiGemini May 22–June 20
Potency and intensity are two significant encounters you’re having. They will continue, having to do with your destiny, which you continue to step away from. Extreme variations and continual changes attempt to prepare you. There’s something you can’t quite leave—a way of life, belief, behavior, an attitude. Unforeseen events will someday take you by the hand and sweep you forward. It’s a great journey ahead.



cancerCancer June 21–July 20
Often what you believe in your heart is at odds with what others, maintaining the status quo, believe. You’re in the middle of a great turning point. Independence is vital for this to continue. Guard against falling asleep, guard against being an anarchist, too, which is not the same as a revolutionary. You’re a pioneer and an original thinker. Let yourself know these things.


leoLeo July 21–August 22
You left your family long ago to establish safety, security, independence and your own special quiet. You need balance in the home. However, unexpected things, events, experiences are happening They’re like paradoxes. Reflecting something within you seeking to change. Set about organizing the instability. Instability is a state of change in itself, neither good nor bad. Manage the situation creatively. Stability and security are in the future.


virgoVirgo August 23–September 22
As you go through your days, week and months you will be on the lookout for things most unusual, avant-garde, out of the ordinary. You’re curious and interested in people with different ideas, thoughts that don’t conform. It’s good to learn about and discover different neighborhoods in different towns and cities. Pick a subject … like food. Discovering new realities, new regions, new cultures through food. Be eccentric. Exceed yourself.


libraLibra September 23–October 22
You’re sorting out relationships, seeking to do new things in relationships in original ways. You offer unconventional activities to your friends. You’re here, there and everywhere sometimes. Freedom is needed always. Although you seek the very traditional, often you reverse that choice. Only very close and special friends understand your paradoxical behaviors. Acknowledge their capacity for patience.

scorpioScorpio October 23–November 21
Sudden situations, events and developments seem to be occurring. Everything’s unexpected. There’s no rest—ceaseless activity and people and animals in need, asking you for care and tenderness. Always you say yes. Things can feel quite chaotic, especially your surroundings. When exhausted take to your bed. All that you do is of great service to others. We recognize this. May you rest more.


saggSagittarius November 22–December 20
You’re constantly looking for something to ease your mind and heart, and seeking pleasure and new ideas to fuel your creativity. Sometimes it’s insatiable. Other times, you’re simply exhausted from being in the world. While simultaneously feeling you’re not quite of this world. At times you’re not. You act eccentric with partners. Love can feel novel. During these times you change course avoiding stability. Your highest level of work is your art.


capricornCapricorn December 21–January 20
It’s possible your early family life was unusual. Some would call it chaotic. Others artistic. Now you seek a quiet life, wanting the atmosphere of your family to be stable and secure. However, during this time, even as you seek balance, you also crave things out of the ordinary. As soon as stability is established, you upset the apple cart. Each stage of your life unfolds, from change to stability. Things abruptly disappear and then appear.


aquariusAquarius January 21–February 18
When anything traditional occurs you pursue instead the nontraditional. Because your mind is always focused partly on the future in order to bring forth everything new. New concepts, ideas, fields of endeavor exposing humanity to a new world. This is accomplished through your speech, what you write, and how you relate to others. Some call this chaotic. It’s not. It’s a catalyst for the new world order.

 
piscesPisces February 19–March 20
You’re in a situation where your true values are coming forth and your personal comfort is being assessed. You’re awakening to your true needs and will learn how to say “no” to what is not good for you. This can and may be difficult. But you must have the courage of self-knowledge. It’s important your surroundings support health and well-being. Things are surprising for you each and every day. It will feel like emergencies every moment. Call forth poise and balance. As often as you can.


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

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