Dear Friend and Reader:
With yesterday’s Sun-Chiron conjunction in Aries still ringing the bell of self-actualization (be you because that’s all you can be), and Mercury still conjunct Neptune, you have an invitation to read your own mind.
Guessing accurately what someone is thinking is usually intended for another person. Yet you now have the gift of clairvoyance for understanding what you need and moreover, who you are inside the dross of all this activity and anxiety. Do you get it? I mean yourself? Isn’t it time?
Today’s (Tuesday) opposition from the Moon to Uranus may send you shockwaves of awakening, though they will be through your body and not your frontal lobe. But speaking of, remember that curiosity is the state before enlightenment.
Later in the week, I will have an article focused on Saturn in Aquarius. On one level, this is about logic. Not what passes for logic. Not circular reasoning. Not logical fallacy: the actual steps you can use to determine whether something is true or not. There is such a thing as “true or not.” And you have the ability to discern the difference.
Remember that bad arguments can be made to support a correct conclusion. Excellent arguments can be used to prop up a totally lame, incorrect conclusion. It’s not about how something sounds or whether you agree with it.
Saturn in Aquarius is the sign of The Method, not the religion, of science.
Remember that bad arguments can be made to support a correct conclusion. Excellent arguments can be used to prop up a totally lame, incorrect conclusion. It’s not about how something sounds or whether you agree with it. What’s helpful are relevant facts from which inferences and conclusions can be drawn.
Learn to follow your logic. Study the steps you take to get from your initial thought to your conclusion, and ask whether there is a rational basis to them.
I will have more with the monthly horoscope, which comes out Thursday evening.
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Aries (March 20-April 19) — Right now all matters come back to prioritizing healing. This is not the usual way of the world. Typically, when an issue comes up for healing, it gets suppressed or masked, because to respond could be an annoyance, or get messy. Those are two primary causes of sickness and dis-ease, as buried or hidden material tends to fester. So whatever comes up this week, let it come up into the light for a good airing out. You have plenty of resources to work with, and you will have cooperation if you need it. The thing to remember is that everything is connected to every other thing. There are no parts of you, there is just you, and you are one unified creature with one body and one life. And over that life are looming two questions: why do your friends have so much influence over you? And why do you take authority figures at their word, rather than asking questions and getting real answers? That issue is at the very center of your healing process.
Self-assertive, sometimes bold, Aries is always up for an adventure. A new adventure awaits — preorder your affordable reading by Eric Francis today.
2021-22 Aries Astrology Studio: The Continuing Adventure of Chiron in Aries
Taurus (April 19-May 20) — There may be some secret you’re keeping from yourself, something you need to resolve and can if you want to. If you feel something like this nagging at you, do your best to put it into words. We live in a time when the prevailing custom is to either go silent when you need to speak up the most, or say anything (such as, to create a diversion) and that ends up translating to ‘say anything except what matters or is meaningful’. You want to stick to what you either know for sure, or know you don’t know. If you think you know something, ask yourself how and why, and size up whether you might have it wrong. This assessment will take longer than five minutes. You will need to run a few “what if?” type scenarios. There is one thing you can be sure of: not all the information you’re working with is accurate. It might look pretty good and still be wildly wrong. If a lot of people believe something, do not assume that offers any credibility: indeed, to the contrary.
Calm, collected and attractive on the outside, raging like a tempest on the inside, Taurus is the blacksmith shop of the soul. Forge your path with this reading.
2020-21 Taurus Astrology Studio: The Taurus Guide to Radical Transformation
Gemini (May 20-June 21) — Keep your awareness high, particularly at work. You must distinguish your personal objectives and goals from what is good for you professionally, and what is good for whatever company, organization or collective purpose you are serving. This is more difficult than most recognize, here in our age of using whatever power one has for whatever purpose one wants. It’s as if all of society has forgotten the concept of a conflict of interest. You cannot forget; you must remember, and remember well, that there are suitable and appropriate uses of your influence, authority, knowledge and access to information. And there are times when you need to honor the proverbial Chinese wall (the kind made of paper, not the big one) and keep your interests separate. Avoid the appearance of a conflict. Keep your hands clean. And most of all, when asked, tell the truth — but don’t volunteer information. Knowledge is still power, and you happen to know quite a bit right now.
Geminis ask a heck of a lot of questions, and much of what you are curious about is yourself. Find some answers in your affordable reading by Eric Francis.
2020-21 Gemini Astrology Studio: The Sacred Space of Self
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — You are in a teaching role, more than usual. This may be inconvenient; so be it. You must continue to set an example of what is right and true at all times by your actions and your words. Honor your ethics even if this goes against what you think of as your personal interests. Stay in the space where your needs overlap those of the people around you. This will be a wide territory, though it’s often ignored and many pretend it does not exist. The central spiritual exercise we all need and that you must master is seeing the interests of others as your own, and your truly best interests as theirs. This concept is being exploited right now to get people to do things they would normally be more careful about. It’s born of a place of desperation, anxiety and despair. That’s not what your life is about, and you would be wise to steer clear of those who play this game and use it to justify anything at all.
Nurturing, loving, devoted, cuddly, milky and self-centered, Cancer has it all. You can even have instant access to your reading when you purchase today.
2020-21 Cancer Astrology Studio: I Feel, Therefore I Am
Leo (July 22-Aug. 23) — You may be feeling the need to answer a spiritual calling. This has been circling around your reality for a couple of years, and you may be experiencing a little extra restlessness now. I would suggest that sometime in the near future, you take a kind of pilgrimage. It does not need to be international. It does need to be relevant to your spiritual studies and your healing process. I know most such places are in Central America, India, Greece or somewhere like that. However, you may have a personal destination that will count for just as much: for example, a visit to your old neighborhood, or to some relatives you have not seen in a long time (potentially, such as on your mother’s side of the clan, but follow your heart on that one). There is a message in your chart about learning from elders. That marker is not going away any time soon, but if you feel the calling to travel for spiritual purposes, you would do very well visiting some living ancestors.
Leo is THE sign of human vitality and in many respects the source of strength, light and creation. How’s this for a bright idea: get your reading by Eric Francis!
2020-21 Leo Astrology Studio: Notes on Love and Courage
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sep. 22) — You may make a discovery this week that shifts your perception of who you are. It might feel like a shocking awakening, or a subtle one. This may seem to involve a relationship, but if you look carefully, you will see it is about yourself. Virgo seeks intimacy with the purpose of self-discovery. This has its benefits and its virtues, as long as it’s honest. However, times are changing, and there are drawbacks to this approach. One is that it takes up a lot of bandwidth in your relationships. Also, Chiron working this territory in your chart is saying that a direct approach is the best one. Direct means using terms like “I am,” “I want,” “I feel,” and “I need.” There will be a question of context: these statements mean one thing within a relationship, and something else entirely outside of that relationship. This will lead you to see the nature of the agreement, the commitments involved, and the resulting expectations. The question is, where are you free to be yourself?
As a Virgo, it’s your role to make the world a better place: to offer, if not solace, then solutions. Find both for yourself when you purchase your reading.
2020-21 Virgo Astrology Studio: I touch the Earth. The Earth touches me.
Libra (Sep. 22-Oct. 23) — The Sun-Chiron conjunction in your opposite sign Aries shines a light on relationship situations that are calling for awareness, inquiry and healing. The chances are that what seems to manifest in the present has its roots in the distant past, as do nearly all matters associated with Chiron. You can no longer carry the burden of the failures from those who came before you. This includes partners and the way that they feel about themselves. It would be way too easy to take on those burdens, which you don’t need or deserve. The good thing is you will be able to look directly at your situation and stand a chance of seeing it for what it is. Chiron has a way of doing that. However, if you miss the message, Chiron will knock louder. And if you keep missing it, you may notice that the door is knocked down. So it will help if you listen and also listen between the lines. You have an excellent chance to learn something that will benefit you significantly.
Aleister Crowley said that the essence of the sign Libra is the drive for justice. Tap into your essence with this reading, and bring balance to your world.
2020-21 Libra Astrology Studio: Notes to Myself
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 22) — Your current astrology calls for total honesty with yourself. This is not easy in a world where so many people cope with reality by using denial in some form, even as a way of life. Denial ranges from various shades of ‘I don’t want to know’ to being afraid to find out, generally uncurious, or actively pretending something that is happening is not happening. Denial can also come in the form of believing anything whatsoever without verifying it, no matter who or what the source may be. To put it bluntly, take nothing on someone’s claim or authority. Make sure you are aware of other sides of the issue, and that you understand them even if you don’t agree — you are wholly and solely responsible for your knowledge or lack thereof. Notice when you’re feeling defensive; that is a classic response to the aspect you’re currently under, which is Mars square Neptune. Defensiveness can take many forms, including and especially, ‘I am not interested in knowing that’, or deciding someone is crazy before their facts are scrutinized.
Scorpio is an odd hybrid, both a product — and an instigator — of evolution. Purchase your latest reading to delve deeper into the mystery of yourself.
2020-21 Scorpio Astrology Studio: The Scorpio File
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 22) — You need direct experience. Straightforward, actual, real and substantial — and preferably repeated. Not theoretical experience. Not virtual experience. Not the video tour. Not the app. You need to feed your curiosity and allow yourself to feel the full sensation of wanting to know, and then finding out. Your chart has a touch of not knowing when you don’t know going on — or of thinking you know when you don’t. You must therefore verify and crosscheck. Speak with others and learn about their experiences. Yet the most critical thing you can do is learn directly, as participant or eyewitness. Mars in your opposite sign is going to lead you into experiences, and lead people directly to you. It’s crucial that you take none of what you experience casually. Be prepared, be alert and aware, and notice the seemingly subtle messages coming from your body and your emotions. Actually listen to what you’re telling yourself. If your short hairs stand up, if you get the chills when you shake someone’s hand, or if your cat doesn’t like someone, notice.
Sagittarius, yours is the sign of the quest, the far away and far-out. Purchase your reading today and continue your adventure with the stars as your guide.
2020-21 Sagittarius Astrology Studio: Live from the Galactic Center
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) — If something makes you uncomfortable, stay with yourself. Stay with the feeling and follow it closer to the source. Don’t be in a rush to get anywhere, to resolve the matter or to find answers. Right now, challenging feelings and relevant questions are your best friends. You may feel like the fast, easy way through inquiry is the best one, though this is not about efficiency. Rather, this is about sincerity, and the long, painstaking process of making peace with yourself. This is not about mailing yourself a greeting card or saying you wished something never happened. Rather, you must stay with the program for a while until you start to connect with the ways that what happened to you has provided you with a source of wisdom and strength. That will take some persistence, partly due to your impatience and partly due to a fog surrounding the situation. But there is something more important: the more you know, the more you will find out. And that may mean implicating people whose conduct was harmful but who you may be afraid to admit were involved.
We depend upon Capricorn to hold things stable. But you’re not as boring as you like people to think you are. Unearth your inner revolutionary with this reading.
2021 Capricorn Astrology Studio: One Night Only Kala Sarpa Yoga
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Mental focus is not easy to come by these days. The electronic environment requires people to have a case of attention deficit as an essential survival tool. However, you must pick some key projects and goals, and focus on them. I would say choose one, but that’s probably not going to work. However, if there is in fact one thing you absolutely need to get done, that’s the thing to do, and drive that to completion. A little obsessive-compulsive energy can also be a helpful tool when you need to get one crucial thing done. Just make sure you pick the right thing, and add some flexibility to your equation so that you know when to get out the drill, when to use dynamite, and when to take the path of least resistance. While I don’t suggest you get a large committee together, you will benefit from one or two advisors or collaborators, one of whose jobs should be to make sure you stay on course and don’t get distracted from your actual priorities. That could be an issue.
You’re not after progress for its own sake; Aquarius is the discriminating embracer of innovation that works. Get your reading and be brilliant.
2021-22 Aquarius Astrology Studio: A Reading For Our Moment
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Your intuition is at its best right now, though you still want to use the scientific part of your mind and seek observational evidence and even proof of what you choose to believe. The problem with intuition is that it can easily be corrupted by fear. You might get one message from within yourself, and then you look around, look at Twitter for 30 seconds or witness the panic attack enrapturing half the planet, and your doubts can take over. Now, you may be the kind of person who understands the influence of fear. You may have practice sorting out your intuitive messages from what would throw you off of their scent. I would encourage you, though, to maintain the presence of your logical mind. Be diligent and gather the facts and figures, especially where financial situations are involved. Here’s the thing: you cannot see around certain obstacles to your view. And what may look like clouds or scenery is, in some directions, obscured by a fog, but you won’t know it until you bump into something. Therefore, be as clairvoyant as you want, but use your ruler and your calculator and take copious notes.
The hidden realm is vitally important to Pisces: in a sense it is your home. Find your way back home, guided by your latest reading.
2021-22 Pisces Astrology Studio: Every Decision You Make
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