Original
Western Astrology

Turn, Turn, Turn

by The Astrologer's Daughter August 08, 2013 01:16 AM EST

 It dawned on me after a hard day, lots of prayers and looking at astrology to see if I could glean any cosmic insight into my human troubles, that sometimes the only way around something is through it.  Like the planets above us, life is constantly in orbit; a vast network of connections and moments that we wish we could control more to our liking all the time. The truth is, maybe we're just not always supposed to feel good. And if we did, maybe we wouldn't appreciate all the nice moments. Our struggle gives our life texture and humility and those dark hours (or angsty, or self-conscious or insert your odious state here) are no less valuable. 

It's so easy to cascade into a waterfall of over-used adages (ooops too late) like the darkness really is before the dawn. Maybe there's a lot of little darknesses and a lot of little dawns. Especially if your Moon is in Pisces!  I was listening to that song by the Byrds: 
 
To everything - turn, turn, turn There is a season - turn, turn, turn And a time for every purpose under heaven

A time of war, a time of peace A time of love, a time of hate A time you may embrace A time to refrain from embracing

Share a free sample 2014 Romantic Forecast. Get a free preview of your one-week Romantic Forecast! Make the most out of your love life!

Right before it came on, I realized I was up and out of my funk. Sometimes you just have to be in the funk to get to the other side. Or trust that the right information will come your way that will dispel the fog. In the meantime, maybe we just need to get over our love affair with being happy and content ALL THE TIME. Or not judge our bad moods as "bad" -- just passages of time, like the Moon through the sky. 

Here's the part where I bring in astrology: the Sun is in Leo and the Moon was too until about 5 minutes ago. We're also in the season of the Pluto Uranus square and Uranus just made a trine to the Sun/New Moon in Leo a couple days ago. Meaning: we have to trust that whatever doesn't make us happy -- beliefs, attitudes, ways we are with other people, ways we are with ourselves -- are coming up so we can take a moment to get through it and cross to the other side.

We're being asked to expand and to contain experiences that maybe previously would have broken us, whereas now perhaps it's a bad day or just an afternoon of self-reflection, listening to music or letting whatever the mysterious "it" is run through our system. We are always growing. Trust the process and just do the best you can.  It's not supposed to be perfect. 

 

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
Dynamic New Moon
Horoscopes for the Week of July 28
The Right Time to Roar
Will "Hercules" Be a Smash Hit for the Rock?
Is Mila Kunis Really Quitting Acting?
Bey and Jay: Trouble in Paradise?
Happy Birthday, Prince George!
New Moon in Leo: Horoscopes for July 21-27
Jupiter in Leo: Get Your Jolly On!
Saturn and Mars in Scorpio this Summer: Healing and Transforming Our Sexuality
related articles
Return of Your Inner Rebellion as Uranus Goes Retrograde in Aries
Return of Your Inner Rebellion as Uranus Goes Retrograde in Aries

Since 2011, Uranus in Aries has been busy starting revolutions all over the world, and more importantly -- in your love life!... read more »

 
Rockstar Treatment as Jupiter Enters Leo!
Rockstar Treatment as Jupiter Enters Leo!

"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." -- Khalil Gibran On July 16, when the... read more »

 
Capricorn Full Moon: Integrity and Structure -- or Else!
Capricorn Full Moon: Integrity and Structure -- or Else!

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not." -- Oprah... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers

Saraswati J. Miller

Saraswati J. Miller
Jyotishi, Saraswati J. Miller, draws upon her lifelong Vedic education and couples it with art and psychology, in order to give clients clear insights and tools for bettering their lives. The emotional/psychological realms of Vedic astrology,... read more

Astrology.com videos
3692461830001
3692448750001
3692465786001
3692461856001
3692461845001
3692465808001
3692448781001
3692448781001
3692465813001
3692469521001
3692465833001
3692461897001
3692465831001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
 
today's cosmic calendar
Today's Planetary Forecast

As this day begins and the last 72 hours of July 2014 are etched into the record books, Mercury -- which started the... read more »

the stars this week!
The Stars This Week

Be Bold! This is no week to hide in the shadows, as Mercury begins its transit through showy Leo on July 31! On August... read more »