Saturn in Scorpio (Oct. 5th, 2012 to Dec. 23, 2014)
Saturn in Sagittarius
December 23rd 2014 - December 20th 2017
By Barbara Goldsmith
Saturn rules structure and restriction, while Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter which is all about freedom and expansion. These two opposite energies are coming together bringing you the opportunity to turn your dreams into reality.
When Saturn enters a new sign, there is a change of focus. During its transit of Scorpio for the past three years, we have seen scandals, fraud, dishonesty, cover-ups. With the NSA, we've seen Big Brother extending its reach globally, debt escalation and the manipulation of all markets reaching an unprecedented level. On a personal level many of us have been dealing with intense fears, anxieties and phobias, depression, obsessions, addictions and learning how to release unhealthy dependencies.
In Sagittarius, Saturn will restructure our attitude towards religion, faith and meaning in our lives. Expect to see more religious conflicts and the oppression of organised religions. There will, however, be an opportunity for religions to see their inter-connectedness rather than their separateness. It's really time for us to see that we are one big world family and to put away our differences and to find what we have in common. The major religions are saying pretty much the same thing but doing it in slightly different ways. This is the perfect time for a healing to start to take place, especially in the Middle East where tensions are so high right now.
People will be seeking more meaning in everything. It won't be enough to go to work, to earn money and to do a job that you hate. There will be the search for meaningful work rather than just seeking financial reward. We are already seeing this trend with many younger people aware of social responsibility and wanting to work for non-profit organisations or places where they feel they are making a valuable contribution. The drive is no longer more and more accumulation of wealth.
Education is going to go through a major restructuring. Some universities will be forced to close their doors, especially those who are resistant to change. Others will have to restructure their fees, their curricula, how they deliver courses and the content of those courses. Online education will go through huge changes and we may well see a decline in the necessity of having a college education. Niche markets for education will spring up, for example, an academy that shows you how to effectively crowd-fund your project, a college that teaches pet breeding and grooming.
We'll see scientific breakthroughs, especially in the field of medicine and physics. Our understanding of quantum will become clearer and new laws of physics will be found. This could be as life-changing as the discovery of the telephone or of electricity. The time is ripe for a discovery of great magnitude.
As we move out of 3D and into more dimensions, we will be able to have a greater understanding of consciousness. There is a strong possibility that science will find evidence of consciousness in the human body. Now, when someone dies, many scientists say that is just the end, others say that the soul is freed and goes to another dimension, but there is no proof of what happens. During this transit, scientists may well find some evidence that will change our views about life and death and the veil between the two.
Sagittarius rules travel and transportation and we may see new innovative ways of travel, for example, cars that run on air and forms of free energy becoming available. There could be great strides forward in battery capabilities that could make electric powered vehicles more attractive.
Space travel will become more accepted as already there is a planned mission to Mars and it wouldn't be surprising if we find actual proof of ETs or aliens during this transit. Evidence of life on other planets may be discovered as well as much more information about our galaxy, the universe, the cosmos.
During the early stages of this transit will be a square to Neptune in Pisces. This involves the smashing of old ideals and illusions dropping away. We'll be looking at our beliefs and will have an opportunity to restructure our beliefs. What is true? What is a lie? Mind power will become more prevalent and its connection to healing and bringing balance to the body will be discovered.
Financially, this could be a roller-coaster, especially towards the latter part of this transit. Saturn in the last degrees of Sagittarius has indicated past stock market crashes: October 1929, October 1987, and the next one may be in October 2017!
Are you in your Saturn return? If you are aged between 28 and 31 or between 58 and 61, you are in your Saturn return. This is usually a time of restructuring your life when you leave behind the things that are longer serving you and have not been making you happy, and you give yourself the opportunity to create a much happier life. Saturn makes you work for it, but if you are willing to put the work in, the rewards are great.
Barbara Goldsmith, professional astrologer for more than 30 years, gives personal readings to clients worldwide. She has a loyal following on You Tube with her free monthly horoscopes.
Barbara also has an M.B.A. from Manchester Business School and is a Qualified Financial Advisor and Business Consultant and (CeFA, CeMAP & Cergi). She brings a unique mix to the field of astrology with her intuitive astrological knowledge together with her practical business experience. Barbara's website is YourAstrologySigns.com