Astrologer Pam Younghans writes this weekly astrological journal based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies. This column is not intended as prediction. Your own experience will be more specifically defined by transits to your personal chart.
Aspects of Note this Week:
All times listed are Pacific Daylight Time. (For Eastern Time, add 3 hours; For Greenwich Mean Time, add 7 hours.)
MON: Venus semisquare Neptune, Mars square Ceres TUE: Mars semisquare Saturn WED: No major aspects are exact today THU: No major aspects are exact today FRI: Mercury trine Pluto SAT: Venus conjunct Uranus SUN: No major aspects are exact today
STATIONARY SATURN: The influence of Saturn is very strong throughout the first two weeks of June. As seen from our perspective on planet Earth, the Ringed Planet came to a standstill yesterday (June 4), changing gears from forward to reverse in order to begin its five-month retrograde phase.
As a planet nears its "station," the degree at which it changes direction, it slows its pace. This affects how intensely we feel the energies of the planet. I like to use the analogy of standing on a platform at a train depot as a train is coming in. As it gets closer, the train must reduce its speed. And, as it gets near, the engine roar and vibration become stronger in our awareness. Finally, when the train has come to a stop directly in front of us, the noise is very loud and the platform itself is vibrating. The train then reverses direction and starts to pull out of the depot. As it moves off, the noise and the vibration gradually lessen.
While Saturn is strong, we may experience a reality check due to...
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About the Author
Pam Younghans is a professional astrologer, editor, and writer. She lives in a log home northeast of Seattle, Washington with her beloved animal companions. She has been interpreting charts professionally for over 25 years.