Riding the Wave of Change
Welcome to the new astrological year! Aries is the sign of new beginnings, exciting opportunities, and an increase in energy. At the time of the New Moon, we will experience four astrological bodies in Aries (the sun, the moon, Mercury, and Jupiter), plus Chiron (the wounded healer) will also be there. Furthermore, there are no planets in retrograde, so the energy is at full strength and moving forward.
After the sticky energy of October to the end of January, when we lacked energy, and things didn't really go the way we wanted, February brought us a bit of movement. And now, things are really starting to pick up. So join the ride!
Chiron in Aries will help us heal old wounds and self-doubt. Rather than worry about not being strong enough or having what it takes to achieve your goals, this is the time to put plans into action and to move things forward. You can now tap into the courage you need to make the changes you have always desired.
This equinox is so meaningful. There are many powerful changes that will affect all of us, both collectively and individually. These are positive shifts; however, many of us will feel reluctant to accept the changes that are happening. In order to enter a new world, we need to destroy what is not working anymore. It is so hard to let go. Because the universe is forcing change upon us, we may become desperate, anxious, worried, or embrace a victim mindset. The changes that we are experiencing are positive; it is time to move forward and create something new.
Saturn goes into Pisces at the Full Moon in Virgo and will stay there until February 2026. Pisces is the last sign of the zodiac year, and Saturn is in the grand finale of its cycle. Since Pisces is the sign that combines all the other signs, the energy in the cosmos is one of completion, oneness, love, and compassion. The next few years will be a great way for us to remove negative karma from not only this life but from past lives as well.
In order to do so, we need courage—the courage to be honest with ourselves about where we are in life at the moment, to know and recognize why we find ourselves in the current situation. Ask yourself: How does this serve me? Why don’t I want change? What am I afraid of?
Saturn in Pisces will encourage us to reach spiritual completion. For us to achieve this, we need to go through the process and recognize reality just as it is. We can't skip any steps. Nor can we blame anyone for what is happening to us. If people take my energy, it's because I'm allowing it to happen. If I lose control, it's because I'm allowing it to happen. If people take advantage of me, it's because I give them the opportunity. If I'm not appreciated by others, it's because I don't appreciate myself. Do you want spiritual completion? Face the truth.
From March 23rd through May 1st, Pluto will move into the sign of Aquarius. It will be there for three months before returning to Capricorn until January of 2024 to finish what it started 14 years ago (the collapse of big corporations). There will be a change in all systems—think: school systems, health systems, workplaces, government systems, technological systems, and more. Nothing will work the same after that. It has already started, but most people are still not able to notice. And many are still fighting it. Let's pray for the world. And let each of us work on changing ourselves and add some positivity to the collective.
In the chart of the New Moon, Venus is in Taurus, conjuncting the north node in Taurus. Venus is strong in its own sign of Taurus, projecting onto us love, security, harmony, beauty, and financial gain. Venus is conjunct the North Node, which represents the collective tikkune, meaning safety and harmony come from the inside out. When we feel secure inside, the universe will help us be secure outside. The North Node in Taurus pushes humanity to feel valued and secure when the South Node brings all our fears to the surface. Who do we want to listen to? The goal is to see fear and choose to feel safe. It's difficult, but it's doable.
As we said earlier, the world is changing, and we may not want to change with it. Stay positive, heal your wounds, and have the courage to change. Enjoy the ride! Remember, anything is possible with major planets like Saturn and Pluto in an elevated sign. Believe, and you can get there.