clip from the film “Mars Attacks”
Astrologers love to forecast doom and gloom for some reason, and in today’s world of intense energy shifts and change many readers of things astrological tend to filter astrological information through their lens of fear. I have a mission to dispel this astrological anxiety, and what better time to do this than now.
Mars and Saturn are nearing a conjunction (alignment) in the sky – they will be at the same degree of Libra on August 15th. Traditional and Vedic astrology consider both Mars and Saturn to be “malefic” – they are seen as promoting danger (Mars) and generally bad things (Saturn). So when the two come together, this can be perceived as a dangerous time where generally bad things can happen.
Even Richard Nolle, an astrologer I greatly respect, reports in his August forecast “it’s a time to be on the alert for danger due to the haste, recklessness or outright malice of others – including mass shootings and other especially heinous crimes. Be safety-conscious. Steer clear or conflict and danger as best you can.”
There’s no denying that we have seen more than our share of mass shootings over the past few months, but that has had more to do with the alignment of Mars with Uranus and Pluto which began when Mars entered Libra in early July. Mars represents energy and desire, and when it began to trigger the square between Uranus (rebellion and revolution) and […]