Saturn and Uranus are now within two degrees oftheir exact opposition which culminates on September 15. As you probably now, Saturn represents conservative thinking and conventional behavior, and Uranus represents that which is new and innovative.
Perhaps this wasn’t the best time to roll out healthcare reform in the United States, since oppositional defiance is occurring not only between the Democrats and Republicans, but in splinter groups within the as well. The desire to be in opposition to SOMETHING is fostered by the opposition from Saturn to Uranus, and if this planetary combination is transiting something in our own chart that urge to rebel against oneself can be quite complicated.
The opposition of Saturn to Uranus has been tightly aspecting Mars in President Obama’s chart, with Saturn conjunct Mars and Uranus in opposition. A transit of Saturn to Mars in our own chart is very like trying to drive with the brakes on. However, Saturn has now moved off Obama’s Mars which should begin to make things a little easier for him. When a planet in the sky is opposite a planet in our chart (a transit of opposition) we often meet the transiting planet in our outer world.
Jupiter is retrograding back over Obama’s Ascendant (the first hit was back in late March of this year) and transiting Saturn will form a harmonious sextile to Saturn in his natal chart, helping him to get things done and giving him the confidence to make it happen. However, between October and December transiting Uranus will make the last opposition to Mars in Obama’s chart and it’s quite possible that we will see further amplification of the radical (Uranus) behavior surrounding everything he attempts to do (Mars). This is […]