Starcodes June 3, 2022 Heather Roan Robbins
The astrological energy swirls and eddies like a stuck steam engine this weekend, and then began to level out but keeps it strange push on history all week. The craziness is not going to slow down just yet, but we could begin to see progress later in the week.
This swirling energy is caused by two contradictory forces- one pushing us out and trying to hold us still. Mars in Aries is in an ongoing conjunction with Jupiter which keeps the heat on and keeps that adolescent martial energy simmering. For the weekend we still spin in circles rather than create momentum as Mercury and Saturn both appear to hold still. On Friday morning Mercury turns direct after three weeks retrograde the will take a few days to build up speed, and Saturn stations to turn retrograde on Saturday until mid-October.
Think of all the gunshot our poor country has experienced in the last few weeks. That Mars-Jupiter conjunction has been within orb since May 14- when the mass shooting went down in Buffalo, Mars joined Jupiter in Aries May 25, the conjunction was exact May 28, the day after Uvalde Tx, and it stays in orb for the next two weeks, heating tempers and add fuel to any conflicts. We hope that as Mercury turns direct, people’s ability to think will improve and less mistakes will be made. Hopefully we can get to the heroic part of this aspect rather than its explosiveness.
Mars in its own sign of Aries brings that adolescent impulsive energy, quick to fight, to rebel, or to leap into heroic action, magnified by the conjunction to expansive Jupiter. Mars conjunct Jupiter every few years, but with both in Aries less often: most recently in April 2011, June 1975, January 1940.
That fire is stoked over the weekend by an extroverted Leo Moon which adds more panache and daring. We can really want to get out and mingle, protest, engage the world but there still may be some roadblocks as Mercury and Saturn want us to contemplate instead of act. The faster we try to move, the more our efforts can snag.
So let’s have a good long talk with our inner adolescent. We need to give it a worthy job. We can tap into that raw energy and passion use it to rebel against the world’s dysfunction. Help our inner Mars work with Saturn, who symbolizes our responsible voice, the parent within. With Saturn retrograde and…