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Spring Forward, Fall Back

RisaNewSJupiter is in the astrological news this week. Thursday Jupiter in Cancer ends a five-month retrograde (since November 2013). Jupiter is the personality-building helper (ruler) of Sagittarius. Jupiter is also the heart of the Aquarian Age. Receiving and distributing Ray 2 (Love/Wisdom) from a star in the Big Dipper, Jupiter at first expands us. Everything grows bigger. Then Jupiter blends dualities – head and heart, thinking and loving, above and below. The result is Wisdom.

In astrology charts, Jupiter manifests abundance and harmony. Jupiter is the Lord of Wisdom in Sagittarius, the Lord of Love in Pisces. At this time in world history, as the Aquarian Age unfolds daily, Jupiter, streaming forth from the heart of the Sun, is offering humanity unlimited gifts, opportunities and blessings that build the new world. Jupiter is blending the vast dualities within humanity. This fusion and blending at first creates great chaos and conflict. We are being led away from materialism and directed toward a “spiritual materiality,” an eventual state of oneness, stability and integration. Jupiter awakens us to the fact that “love underlies all happenings of all times.” A concept at first puzzling.

In personal and national horoscopes, Jupiter reveals spiritual purpose and develops Ray 2 (Love/Wisdom). When Jupiter is retrograde, the love/wisdom becomes known. We discover many things about ourselves. When Jupiter is direct, we put our love, wisdom and discoveries into action—altruistic, humanitarian, restoring life, changing the world around us—humanity’s task in the Age of Aquarius.

Sunday morning, 2am, Daylight Saving Time begins. We turn our clocks forward. “Spring forward and Fall back.” That’s how to remember.

Esoteric Astrology as News for the week of Mar. 6–12, 2014 For Sun and Rising Signs

ariesAries-March 21–April 20
You want to expand your life at home, your foundation, your domestic sphere. Feng Shui your environment. Either you learn, do it with family, or ask a professional. Everything at home is critical now. The energy, held for five months, seeks to be liberated, expanded. You will feel the release of inhibitions. Uranus will be assisting. At times you may feel wild and strange impulses. You’re like a tuning fork. Nothing old remains.


taurusTaurus April 21–May 21
Over the years you’ve anchored yourself to a particular place. Once you find a place to be your roots, go deep. However, there’s an evolution occurring in our world. Everything’s awakening. A new community of people, in a different area may be calling. A community of learning, apprenticeships, families, friends, a broad spectrum of students. Everyone learning together. You’re learning things spontaneously. Uranus is helping. Placing you in a state of deep introspection.



geminiGemini May 22–June 20
Review your resources. They’ve become more valuable. Something promising is on the horizon. A situation that generates more resources and value. Careful with money. Tend, cherish and maintain it. Be generous with gratitude and services helping others in need. These open the door to greater resources and finances. It’s good to make new friends, join various groups, be more curious, discover new things. Magic’s afoot.



cancerCancer June 21–July 20
You’re discovering how strong you are. Recently you’ve faced certain challenges. You lived through them. What you encountered was the necessity to be strong, the ability to be challenged and you never let up on your power of imagination and invention. There is a physical healing occurring now, opportunities that bring forth your gifts and talents. It’s important to maintain a daily gentle and quiet rhythm.


leoLeo July 21–August 22
It’s important to take time over the next months for rest and relaxation, for reflection and retreat. You need a time of concluding things from the past. The results will be clarity, confidence, self-awareness and magnetism. There are messages to discover, revelations to listen to. You have great talents and gifts. They improve and uplift everyone you contact. One of the kingdoms responds especially to your ministrations.


virgoVirgo August 23–September 22
Go out and about. Stay out a bit. Investigate new groups. Walk everywhere. Visit cafes, bakeries, community restaurants, places where people gather. Find others who are like-minded. There’s a benevolence that occurs when minds work together. Hearts begin to beat in tandem. Don’t concentrate on duties or details. It’s not the time. Look into the heavens. Locate the stars by name. The stars awaken us.


libraLibra September 23–October 22
A new and greater perspective is being offered. It’s like you’ve reached the mountaintop. Standing in the light of the Sun on this mountaintop you see the whole world before you. Realizing new goals your values and objectives begin to change. Viewing your life you offer gladness, gratefulness, understanding, forgiveness and love for all you experienced. New people enter your life. They offer surprises, discoveries. You offer them balance.


scorpioScorpio October 23–November 21
Many things are occurring for you in the coming year. Legal (selling, buying, owning land?), academic (studying, teaching), adventure (new research into areas yet unknown), religious and cultural. There will be a call to travel, to change the sights and sounds of your usual daily living. Your days feel disheveled, out of control. They are. You realize adaptation is the key, making things less complex.


saggSagittarius November 22–December 20
You’re aware of family ties, connections and interconnections. You want to be close by and far away. There are stories to tell from long ago. Let us talk of finances now. In times of transition we create different ways of working with money. The spiritual approach always works. What one gives away is returned 10-fold. Be generous; create a loving outflow for others.


capricornCapricorn December 21–January 20
All Caps have Pluto hovering about. Pluto - the big transformer of everything. It’s important to express love, tenderness and care to family, while also recognizing all the unexpected changes, dramas, innovations occurring. It feels like instability. You try to anchor everything, maintaining traditions. However, you find you must actually invent what’s needed in the moment. Every moment is new. Flexibility leads to inspiration.


aquariusAquarius January 21–February 18
You feel joy in your work, recognizing the goodness of all your endeavors. Care for your health and tend to the details of daily living. A small creature, bird or animal takes up your time, offering wonder to you and tenderness. Things you need. Much will go well for you, especially improvements in your working situation, with inner and external rewards. Limit sweets, only the very best in small amounts.

 
piscesPisces February 19–March 20
You need a little bit of fun and romance. Not necessarily with a person. Romance with an idea, plan, place, garden, art, dance, endeavor, vision. You imagine creative ways of living, creative projects summoning everyone’s gifts. Unexpectedly, you feel joy. The Soul making contact. Personality feels happiness. The Soul expresses joy. Think about vacations. Nothing somber. You’ve had enough of that. Someplace beautiful, uninhibited and free.
 


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

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