As a very Piscean Pisces, I have what can be termed a difficult relationship with Saturn. Saturn represents all those things I naturally rebel against- commitment, discipline, boundaries, maturity and responsibility. In practical Virgo, Saturn reminds us that sometimes we have to do the hard work and get the details right in order to move forward. As sombre as all of these words sound, Saturn just asks us to invest a little (actually, usually a lot) of hard work in order to make our plans and dreams real- walking the talk, so to speak.
Saturn has been retrograde (moving backwards, or rather appearing to move backwards) through Virgo since the beginning of the year. He is currently slowing down and will start to move direct (that is technical astro speak for forward) again on Sunday 17/5. So, what does this mean?
Essentially, anything that you feel has been “on hold”, “pending”, off the rails or seemingly in limbo, will start to sort out- naturally depending on the effort you have invested in the detail. Projects will head towards the finishing line, results will start to be seen, that announcement you have been waiting for will happen.
Bear in mind that Mercury is still in its’ retrograde motion, so expect some sharpening of commitment and communication after it turns direct 31/5/09.
People with the Sun or Ascendant in Virgo or Pisces will be most impacted by this transit, although Gemini and Sagittarius Suns will not miss out either- roll up your sleeves and put in the effort required.
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