Jupiter, beloved by many as the planet of beneficent good fortune, is in Libra now where it is bringing its expansive qualities into the realm of diplomacy, beauty and a search for harmony. This all sounds lovely, but things are about to get more intense as Jupiter is about to face off against Pluto, planet of ultimate transformation.
The first phase of this dance will culminate on November 24th but we are within range of its influence now. Jupiter is King of the Gods, and inspires us to be our best selves. Under Jupiter’s influence we gain confidence and majesty and seek the success of our highest aspirations. Pluto represents destruction of the old and regeneration into something new – in my theology Pluto represents the Higher Self – always guiding us to the highest expression of Self despite our own personal desires and whims. So the dance between Jupiter and Pluto can be a powerful time of success and achievement of our dreams, or it can be one of inner conflict and ideological battles.
Under this influence any false veneer of polite agreement (Libra) will be exploded by Pluto’s demand for absolute Truth. If we have worked to build a false self of superficial and artificial beauty (Libra), Pluto is likely to challenge you to greater authenticity.
Squares formations (90 degrees) are powerful, but not always “bad.” Because they are strong influences, they challenge us towards greater personal transformation and can facilitate this transformation as well. This planetary cycle of Jupiter square Pluto can bring enhanced vision (Jupiter) and greater influence (Pluto). We may find our inner wisdom (Jupiter) deepened through significant inner work (Pluto).
On the global stage this could mean the takedown […]