Mercury in Aquarius at 4:35 PM EST / 1:35 PM PST
Grab your charts. If you need a copy of yours, you can get one for free at my website. If you have any planets in Gemini, Libra, or Aquarius then this astrological position will be of increased significance to you.
We are still at the beginning of the year and New Year’s resolutions are still on everyone’s mind. In fact, the next episode of Keep It Magic will focus on the power of intentions and how to use ink magic to create change in your life. So, this is a great time to refocus your resolutions and move them from “hoping” we stick with them to “insuring” we stick with them. The good news is that the aspect’s happening today will help us achieve our goals. However, sometimes before we can get our goals to stick, we have to figure out where they are being undermined.
On Saturday, January 11, 2014, we have our first planetary sign change of the year – Mercury will move out of earthy and structured Capricorn and into airy and idealistic Aquarius. Although Mercury has no essential dignity in Aquarius, he is in his own element of air and can navigate rather easily through the signs intellect landscape.
One of the benefits of Mercury moving into Aquarius is that it comes with a package of interesting characteristics. Mercury becomes revolutionary, progressive, and reforming. He is more interested in broad ideas rather than generalized concepts. Further, Mercury in Aquarius gives us the ability to see patterns within circumstances which gives us broader understanding with our present condition. We can use this energy to drill down to the basic patterns and take action to find resolution for those patterns in your life.
For example, your resolution is to “lose weight”. Ask yourself some simple questions:
Why am I having difficulty losing weight?
Why am I holding on to weight?
What is the weight serving me?
When did I learn to use food to self-medicate?
You can create a list of similar questions to help you get to the root of your resolutions.
If you are familiar with tarot, I have another tool you can use to get to the roots of your sabotage. A few years ago, Jacki Smith and I designed a tarot spread based on a conversation she had with her sister Patty Shaw. It’s called, “The Why Is that Spread”. You can read the blog post I wrote for it (click here), or you can pick up a copy of Jacki’s bestselling book, “Coventry Magic”.
Once you get to the roots of why you are sabotaging your success, you can then make choices and decisions with how to deal with them. You may want to consider life coaching, traditional therapy, or support groups to help integrate your unresolved inner issues with the individual you want to be now. You will find that taking up this challenge will help you keep and maintain your resolutions and use them to empower yourself into a greater tomorrow.
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