Moving On From Here


It’s the last day of March, and I’m not gonna lie: the last three months have been rough. Physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, spiritually and all other categories have been engaged, thank you very much. I’d like to say I see the light at the end of the tunnel. I’d like to say that spring is here and new beginnings abound.

But I can’t.

I’m in the midst of my second Saturn Return and completely undone. For anyone who knows astrology you’ll be shielding your eyes right now. For most of you who still read this blog, you’ll be puzzled by this statement. What is a second Saturn Return you ask? Every 29 years Saturn returns to the exact position that it was in at the moment of your birth in the natal chart. Think about what you and your world were like at 29 or 30, 59 or 60. And then you will understand the turmoil and transition to a new beginning, the burning off of old patterns depending on what sign and house your natal Saturn is in.

Saturn’s territory covers ambition, mastery, responsibility, duty, tradition, paying one’s dues, and the father. The second Saturn Return focuses on finishing up unfinished business from the first return, and acknowledging my mortality. In Capricorn which is Saturn’s ruler, the lessons are hard and long. I will get three chances to break the extremely strong patterns that hold a vice grip on my soul. The call to finish what I have come here to do are incessant and undeniable.

This astrological challenge plus the ten-year anniversary of this blog in 2009 has me reevaluating, questioning, and yes, even welcoming my life’s path moving onward. I will continue. I will persevere. With much help from the guides and friends who show up for me everyday, I will know love and support.

And that’s all that matters.

3 thoughts on “Moving On From Here

  1. The Saturn Return is a new concept for me. I don’t claim to understand it. What I think I do understand is that you are having a very hard time. Everything you say about the Saturn Return is sobering, and I am concerned.

    1. I appreciate your concern, Maureen. Now that the spring is FINALLY here, I think I’ve gotten through the worst of it. The winter was too long this year, in particular. Next year to celebrate my 60th, I’ll definitely be somewhere else, on a beach sipping a pina colada preferably.

      1. On the beach with a pina colada? Oh, yeah! That would definitely be the way to welcome the 60th! I’m glad you feel the worst is over, and I hope you’re right: it’s hard to trust Indiana weather.

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