June 11, 2023
The Nine of Air reversed
What a busy planetary day.
Pluto returns to Capricorn (its stomping ground since 2008), Mercury trines Pluto before moving into Gemini, and Venus in Leo squares Jupiter in Taurus.
And it’s a Sunday here in the States (other than Hawaii)!
Pluto has been in Aquarius since March 23, 2023 until early this morning. This is the first time Pluto has been in Aquarius since 1778.
What has the experience of Pluto in Aquarius felt like for you? What happened in your life during this time?
For me, I felt like time speeded WAY up.
I noticed that if I got into fear, and thus control (and I do have a teenager:) - ha!, life would get more traumatic.
Nicely everything went a lot smoother when I let go of fear.
I learned a bit more about what it takes to step into freedom and liberation.
I realized that I truly desire freedom in ways/places I didn’t yet know.
And, that true freedom comes when each and every person is allowed to be who they truly are.
I have to say I am a bit sad to see Pluto move back into Capricorn (until it revisits Aquarius again on January 20, 2024).
However, it is very necessary.
If we wish to change, the demolition needs to be complete before we rebuild.
Pluto in Capricorn is about our structures, our goals, the status quo, our society, our top down hierarchal structures (including the government), our conditioning, limitations, control, our fear, our reality, and our responsibility for our own reality.
Pluto brings out the shadow of any sign/archetype that it is transiting (traveling through) and it leaves that sign forever changed by exposing what has been hidden.
We do have to see something before we can change it.
I have thought a lot about my own agreement to this reality since 2020. After all, something inside of me has to agree with this reality to even be able to even see it.
Therefore I have spent a lot of time looking at my own structure to see what needs to be transformed.
What is divided within me?
Where am I not stepping into my own power and authority?
The Nine of Air is a Mars in Gemini card. In the Thoth deck, it is very simply titled “Cruelty”.
This begs the question, “What ways are we cruel to ourselves?”
Where are we divided internally within our own structure?
Where and how are we waging an internal war?
Since this is a Gemini card, I would say the answer is at least somewhat within the realms of our own mind.
The mind is a tough frontier isn’t it?
And we are not terrific at being our own best friend.
We worry about the past and the future. We second guess what we have done and often decide that we are guilty as charged.
Gemini is about duality. Right/wrong, good/bad, etc.. The brain works within duality and is engineered to keep us alive by enacting these quick judgements. However, when we are not in survival mode, we can move out of the brain’s duality and embrace neutrality and unconditional love.
Neutrality, for me, is an ongoing lesson. Sometimes I can get there with ease and other times I can’t step back enough to completely move the dial.
The best way to get to neutrality is through love. Love takes us to other realms where we can access our Truth.
I just had a teacher tell me that the Crown chakra is not supposed to be full. It is meant to be empty so that Spirit can bring in knowledge in the present moment.
This makes sense, and, I have literally never thought about the Crown chakra in this way.
However, if our crown is filled with a lot of information and dogma, nothing new can get in.
When we empty our Crown chakra we can access information from our True Self and our Higher Self.
Try being curious, playful and full of wonder.
See how much you can love every single part of yourself.
Can you fall deeper in love with yourself every single day?
“As above, so below, as within, so without, as the universe, so the soul…”
― Hermes Trismegistus
What if all the answers lie inside of you and all you have to do is truly love yourself? Right?!
Remember, The Lovers Card is a Gemini card and love changes everything.
This is my creation of the 9 of Air.
Much love in this amazing transformative time!