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Sun 17° Sagittarius 25' 09"
Moon 25° Aquarius 33' 52"
Mercury 23° Sagittarius 00' 59"
Venus 24° Capricorn 31' 29"
Mars 27° Scorpio 07' 49"
Ceres 02° Gemini 19' 32" 
Pallas 11° Pisces 43' 30"
Juno 08° Capricorn 44' 40"
Vesta 12° Sagittarius 16' 35"
Jupiter 26° Aquarius 34' 07"
Saturn 09° Aquarius 39' 33"
Chiron 08° Aries 29' 11" 
Uranus 11° Taurus 29' 10" 
Neptune 20° Pisces 25' 13"
Pluto 25° Capricorn 15' 11"
TrueNode 01° Gemini 37' 16" 

Richard Tarnas' COSMOS & PSYCHE

I'm reading Richard Tarnas' Cosmos And Psyche right now and really enjoying it.  The book is a broad, sweeping examination of history which looks at corresponding angular interaction of the major planets.  He begins the book by discussing what he calls the "disenchantment" of the universe brought about by the overriding scientific enlightenment of the last few centuries. I find the book to be stunning in it's scope and an incredible resource for understanding history.

Tarnas suggests that we may be on the verge of paradigm shift that re-integrates Astrology into broader cultural acceptance. But if we are indeed on the verge of a paradigm shift which brings humanity back to a more widespread acceptance of Astrology, I hope that the paradigm shift occurs by bringing the deepest sense of responsibility that we can muster.

I've been going through a series of "dark places' over the last few months, and that process seems to be directly related to the transit of Pluto over my Moon.  Pluto has moved off of my Moon currently but will move back over my Moon again later this year. I'll hopefully be more prepared than I was the first time around.  The broad perspective of a book such as COSMOS & PSYCHE really has helped me to pull back from my own personal "demon explorations" and recognize that there are general shifts occurring now and I don't really have to take it all so personally.

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