"Yay" number 2: Michelle Karen Books, Astrology - A Special Tool for Personal Empowerment (August 2009)
If things had been slow until June, July definitely shook all this lethargy up! August continues in the same vein. This is a very intense month that should powerfully shift us into a whole new dimension that makes us feel like we literally reincarnated within this life-time without changing bodies.
One last eclipse in August!
Eclipses always mark exciting turning points beyond which life will never be the same. What is expressed on those dates is irrevocable. We should carefully weigh the consequences of our words and actions around both this last Lunar eclipse.
The Lunar eclipse (Full Moon) at 13º43’ Aquarius (5:55 PM).
The Sabian Symbols describe this degree as “a train entering a tunnel”. The nice thing about a tunnel is that it eventually ends into open space. As we sink into the dark night of the soul, we are also reassured that after the letting go of all the pain and outmoded behaviors, there is the promise of a complete renewal, light and joy. We shall feel so much clearer, ready to welcome incredible new dimensions into our lives, dimensions we may not even be able to suspect right now. Exciting new people, fabulous opportunities, ideas that rock our world and new career options that reawaken our passion are reweaving with magic the fabric of our lives.
Jupiter continues to be retrograde this whole month between 23º49’ and 20º00’ Aquarius.
These 5 degrees are symbolized by "a man having overcome his passions, teaches deep wisdom in terms of his experience", "a big bear sitting down and waving all its paws", "a rug is placed on the floor of a nursery to allow children to play in comfort and warmth", "a disappointed and disillusioned woman courageously faces a seemingly empty life", "a large white dove bearing a message". This month is about brain-storming within ourselves and with each other. New ways of dealing with old problems emerge. The more creative we are with the resources we have, the more amazing options will reveal themselves to us.
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