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The biggest astrological news for the first season of 2012 is that Neptune, the planet of bliss, moves out of Aquarius and into Pisces, where he will stay for the next 13 years. This is a major shift and can highlight both the light and shadow aspects of the planet Neptune as well as the sign of Pisces over the coming years: spiritual awakening, mysticism, intuition, psychic gifts, compassion and unconditional love; as well as delusion, deception, addiction, martyr/victim/savior dynamics, denial, addiction and illusion. Read on to see how this nebulous planetof bliss will influence your sign...
Neptune moves into your 12th house of the Unconscious (the Pisces house!) causing a huge shift on your innermost levels, but you can- not look for literal, logical proof of what's happening. Ultimately, the next decade or so is about spiritual awakening and confronting your illusions/delusions once and for all, enabling you to release them and step into a whole new sense of self. Over the coming years the mystical and magical are likely to lure you. Pay attention to your dream life, your intuition, and to synchronicities happening around you. Those seem- ingly unrelated events can in fact, be related, nudging you toward a new, more enlightened direction! You'll also connect with your more romantic and creative inclinations – just what you need to soften your warrior spirit and help open you up to the mysteries of life!
Neptune moves into your 11th house of friendship and community. Over the next decade you may find yourself gravitating to more spiri- tually inclined people and groups. Your yearning to connect with like- minded people can lead you to healers and mystics – perhaps you may even discover a new spiritual teacher/community to follow. One thing you need to be aware of is Neptune's tendency to confuse, delude and even deceive. Be very wary of the friendships and groups you get involved in; don't give away all your power, sign away all your money, or do any other kind of nebulous, overly idealistic things. You need to balance some rationality and sanity along with Neptune's longing to be One with everything.
Neptune moves into your 10th house of career and your position in the world, marking a subtle but profound shift in your life's purpose and direction you will see unfold over the coming 13 years. If your life's work has not had a spiritual focus up until now you can expect some kind of radical shift: your spiritual self is now the main focus with regard to the work you do. If you are already on this path then Neptune in this house can take it to the next level. Either way, the transit is likely to begin with some level of confusion around what you are doing. When Neptune is elevated at the top of the chart (by transit or natally), it's important for you to maintain integrity and clarity with yourself, no matter what other people may think or say. Be aware of the vague or deceptive quality of this transit, and try not to purposely deceive anyone. Who you are and what you are doing is being taken to a new level. As old parts of your- self dissolve acknowledge that it's all part of a higher plan and let go!
Neptune moves into your 9th house of higher self this week! Over the coming decade you can expect a deeply spiritual period involving stud- ies, travels and experiences that take you beyond yourself in a myriad of ways. A new level of spiritual awakening can occur as you connect with unique philosophies and belief systems. As your underlying under- standing of the world shifts, your ability to be in the world and take part in it also shifts. This can be a beautiful transit, as long as you're con- scious of Neptune's tendency to cause confusion and delusion. When it comes to matters of faith or belief, watch out for mystics who may be wolves in sheep's clothing. There can be a tendency to become involved with people who are not trustworthy. Pay attention to your expanding intuition and suss out the truth in all matters.
Neptune moves into your 8th house of intimacy, sexuality and shared resources. The next 13 years will focus on matters pertaining to mon- ey, power and sex. Positively your intimate connections are taken into deeper, more spiritually open waters, but if you have had any confusion around shared energies (sexual, financial, or otherwise) then Neptune's transit can cause even more confusion. Be clear and impeccable with your energy more than ever! Do not lie, cheat or steal when it comes to money or sex, as you are more likely to get caught during this transit. Make sure you check that any partners (romantic, business, otherwise) are being clear and honest with you since Neptune's transit through the 8th house may cause you to be more easily duped. On the upside: spirituality is permeating all your relationships!
Neptune enters your 7th house of relationship for the next 13 years, resulting in your ability to unconditionally love others tenfold! You are more likely to meet a soul-mate during this transit and just as likely to meet an elusive, unavailable person who you think is your soul-mate. Neptune opens the door to fantasies and ideals but can leave illusions and deception in his wake. Be very clear, honest and up front regard- ing relationships and demand the same in return. You have a increased tendency to see others through rose-colored glasses right now. Any relationships (romantic, business or otherwise) that start out with savior/ victim dynamics should be red-flagged and surrendered ASAP; other- wise at the end of this transit you may find yourself trying to make sense of something you never fully wanted to see clearly.
Neptune moves into your 6th house of work, service and health. With the planet of spirituality and illusion shifting into a more practical house, you can expect your daily routines to get less ordered and more con- fusing and/or mystical (depending on how you deal with lack of order). Positively, this can be a time of fusing your spiritual awareness with your physical and work reality; alternative health and service-oriented work calls to you. On the shadow side, your lack of definition and touch with reality can lend itself towards work issues, nebulous illnesses and oversensitivity to your environment. Tune into your physical, mundane needs, and balance them with your spiritual, mystical needs. This is about integration of the spiritual and the material, the mundane and the sacred. Finding this balance may seem impossible or hard to grasp, so bear in mind that it's about the journey, not the destination.
Neptune moves into your 5th house of creativity, self-expression and children. Over the coming 13 years you will notice a softer, more sensi- tive energy entering into your self-experience. This is the perfect setting for creative inspiration and imagination! However, there can also be an inability to see yourself or others clearly, causing you to be easily sus- ceptible to deception. Because this is the house of romance, you may be more likely to meet 'the One' but a deeper look may prove they are not what they seem -- delusion and deception when it comes to lovers is possible. Make sure that whomever you are involved with is on the same wavelength of integrity. This is also the house of children, signaling that it's time to get in touch with your spiritual inner child and perhaps even bring into being some children of your own!
Neptune enters your 4th house of home and family. As the planet of spirituality, illusion and confusion shifts into the bottom of you chart, you can expect home, family and past lives to be a focus as you try to gain clarity around your roots and your past. You may even find a greater ability to tap into the past and recall who you've been/where you've been but it's important to not stay stuck in this information as it is only revealed so it can help you move forward in this life. Matters surrounding your home can involve some level of idealism and/or confusion. Viewing the past in only the lighter aspects can cause us to completely forget or ignore the shadow -- obscuring one part of the equation is not what wholeness is about. If anything comes up around family or your par- ents it may be hard to navigate at first; whatever it is may not be what it seems. Reassess where you came from with the realistic eyes of an adult, rather than the idealistic eyes of a child. Be patient as it may take the entire Neptune transit (13-14 years) to finally gain full clarity.
Neptune enters your 3rd house of mind and communication and you can expect a softening, spiritualizing or perhaps a completely confusing time over the coming 13 years. You are Saturn-ruled, and as such you are more aligned with structure, form and reality. Neptune is aligned with dissolution of structure and form, and is tuned into possibilities. As this inspirational and romantic planet moves into your communication sector you have the opportunity to tap into your creativity. Be prepared to chan- nel this creative energy into writing, speaking or teaching. But remember that you are equally open to becoming easily deceived or perhaps being the deceiver. Maintain integrity during Neptune transits; see yourself and others clearly and represent yourself authentically. Since Mercury rules this house you need to be extra careful when it comes to transportation, travel, business and of course communication. Access your Saturn-side to stay anchored and keep your camel tethered to a post.
Neptune enters your 2nd house of money, self-worth and values. On the positive side you can make money via spiritual means, compas- sionate service, and helping others, but if you're not good with finances this transit can cast a shadow on your financial matters causing even more confusing. Stay away from any inclination to be dishonest when it comes to money or your values, and be sure to double check dealings with others as well as it's much easier to be duped under Neptune tran- sits. Ideally, over the coming decade your values change for the better. Spiritual and material can find a meeting point: rather than this OR that, think both/and. That is what a true spiritual path is all about- bridging Heaven and Earth!
You are in for the transit of a lifetime! Your ruling planet, Neptune, moves into your sign, and will stay there for the next 13 years. Major shifts and changes are set to occur in your life over the coming decade, so fasten your seat belt! This transit can serve to open you up to the next level spiritually, psychically and mystically or it can be a confusing, nebulous time where you feel that your sense of self is lost and your purpose for being is uncertain. Either way the softening, spiritualizing effect of Neptune in the first house is unmistakable. Your intuition, dream life and psychic ability are likely to skyrocket. It's important during Neptune tran- sits to stay grounded and aligned with your integrity, as you can be easily deluded or deceived. Make sure you have a friend or two who can bring you back to reality. Ultimately this can be a spiritually signifi- cant transit taking you to a whole new level of service and connection with the cosmos. Just make sure you don't divorce yourself from reality entirely - otherwise there will be consequences to deal with when this transit ends.