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Mars and Empowerment

The King of Wands by Stephanie Pue-Mun Law King of Wands by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

Hi everyone, this post is for our call on Mars and Empowerment. The call, and recording details, are on the GVA Member Talkshoe page.

Links are here, on the Call Chat PDF.

Let's start with a quick quiz

Rate on a Scale of 1 – 5
I take care of myself, physically, emotionally, financially
I’m my own boss at home
I’m my own boss at work
I say it like it is
I don’t give a rip what others think
I do whatever I like, when I like, how I like.
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I’m in a partnership
I share the decision-making processes at home
I collaborate at work
I speak diplomatically
I say what I feel other people want to hear/ or are capable of hearing

You can probably tell which two planets we are testing for here - Venus and Mars, right? To explore empowerment, we really need to look at Mars in all his forms.

Mars is raw, animated energy. It represents the force that gets us out of bed in the morning, staking claims, winning battles and achieving whatever it is we want. Vital in our ability to move through each day, natal and transiting placement of this planet can be used as a physical energy gauge, suggesting just how much dynamic force we need to wield and where. Mars is healthy aggression, keeping us out of victim mode, but Mars also links to accidents, burns, cuts, and violent outbursts, selfish, impulsive and rash behavior.

Most of the challenging expressions (for our culture) of Mars result from frustrated energy, when we can’t get our way, be assertive or initiate desires. Mars wants take action, find an outlet and often the form of expression needs to be physical. With links to the flight/fight response, Mars equate directly with increased adrenal activity. Once activated, the only way to burn the stress off is (usually) physical.

Is Mars a tool for alignment?

Jeannette talked recently about the Beauty of Anger - "The fact is I’m still getting some juice from anger right now in this red hot moment, and I’m hanging out here as long as it feels good and certainly long enough to fuel incentive for positive change. If it didn’t bother me this much, I might not notice it and I might not change it. (“It” being my relationship.) So this anger is a good thing. It’s got my attention!"

Abraham states that anger (Mars) is only a problem when resisted. Check out the emotional scale. How many of these feelings are linked to Mars?

The Emotional Guidance Scale

1. Joy/Appreciation/Empowered/Freedom/Love
2. Passion
3. Enthusiasm/Eagerness/Happiness
4. Positive Expectation/Belief
5. Optimism
6. Hopefulness
7. Contentment
8. Boredom
9. Pessimism
10. Frustration/Irritation/Impatience
11. Overwhelment
12. Disappointment
13. Doubt
14. Worry
15. Blame
16. Discouragement
17. Anger
18. Revenge
19. Hatred/Rage
20. Jealousy
21. Insecurity/Guilt/Unworthiness
22. Fear/Grief/Depression/Despair/Powerlessness

Bashar treats Mars (anger) as an alignment tool, saying that it shows we have new awareness. Putting that awareness on how we are feelings -frustrated, restless, aggressive- is a chance to become happier (like knowing what we are tolerating and finding ways to release resistance to it).

The Rabbi Hillel said: If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?”

The balance of Mars and Venus

You can see from the quiz at the top we're looking at a balance between Venus/Libra (love) and Mars/Aries (will).

These two signs/planets are a natural polarity, two ends of the same stick.  They illustrate the battle between will and willingness, give and take, self and other.  Mars and Aries orient towards self-awareness where Venus and Libra orient towards awareness of the valued significant other.  When Mars wants to dominate and win control, Venus wants to share, give and receive. How to find balance so we experience both in the world we manifest?

Check where Mars and Venus are in the natal chart, and by transit, and then, tell a new story. What you are saying about your Mars and Venus, your love and will expression is creating your experience of it. If you don't like it, try saying something new.

Address tolerations. The basic steps are:

  1. Delete it (decide it doesn’t have to be done after all)
  2. Delegate it (put someone else in charge of it)
  3. Do it (just get it over with, once and for all)
  4. Dance with it (transform how you experience it)

Read more deeply here on Jeannette's Blog.

Mars, Stress and the Four Elements

Some people have a high threshold for stress and anger than others. To demonstrate, consider how the four elements might react to aggression

Fire signs can thrive on excitement, risk and danger. They don’t often mind being kept on the edge. This element has a high tolerance for stress and may not respond negatively to loads that would cripple others. An accent on fire signs in the natal chart makes challenge and conflict a welcome stimulation.

Earth signs tend to abhor the stress of change, especially when sudden and unexpected. There is a desire to experience life through the senses, meeting events in steady, predictable and enduring ways. An emphasis of earth in the natal chart makes project planning, productivity and tangible results a must.

Air signs tend to handle moderate levels of stress and the pressure of deadlines. The more there is to do, the more they get done. An accent on air in the natal chart may welcome high-tension, social environments that require quick and varied intellectual responses.

Water signs take on the nuance and character of their environment, having semi-permeable boundaries. Their personal stress levels can reflect the energy of those around them. An emphasis of water in the natal chart often indicates someone who can cope with emotional turbulence and the inner needs and demands of others.

Thoughts?

See you in the comments to explore your Mars empowerment and manifesting.


Saturn Trine Uranus

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Saturn Trine Uranus - Stability meets excitement...

GVA Members access the recording here.

The Astro Clock I was raving about on the call is HERE.

The transit of Saturn trine Uranus is exact for the last time in this cycle on November 11th, bring to a conclusion the phase of energy that began December 2016. Here are the dates and degrees. Times are EDT.

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This transit last occurred in 2003 with Saturn in Cancer and Uranus in Pisces. The next trine will be in 2047 with Saturn in Capricorn and Uranus in Virgo.

What to Expect with Saturn trine Uranus

Saturn is the ground we stand on, the containment, and our defense (immunity, strength, endurance). Express it fully and we tap into ancient wisdom, power and ambition to be all that we can. He rules the tried and true. Where Saturn is in the chart, we have the opportunity to be more than. A chance to find an authentic sense of worthiness and accomplishment.

Uranus is the rebel, the great awakener, the urge for change, freedom, excitement and autonomy. It's trickster energy that creates growth through chaos and surprise. He rules the unknown, the edge of extreme where we do things for ourselves alone. Where Uranus is in the chart we long to tip the apple cart, pull the rug out from under our feet and experience genius breakthrough.

The two in the 120 degree trine aspect brings solid knowing and the fresh winds of change. Suddenly energy is available to create what we want, blast through set points or perceived obstacles, try new things that can be incorporated into a solid and sturdy structure.

WHERE this lands in your chart by house, where you have 25 Sagittarius and 25 Aries, indicates the area of life most likely to be receptive to the blast of creative evolution.

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If you want to learn more and find out how this aspect can boost your manifesting skills, join other GVA Members for access to the call recording, Kim & Jeannette. All calls and courses are free to GVA Circle Members, along with over 100 hours of recordings, lessons and workshops on astrology and manifesting.

See you in the comments.

xxKim


Jupiter into Scorpio

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Listen to the Call where we talk about Jupiter in Scorpio and what it means to you.

Chat PDF

Jupiter into Scorpio

As an astrological archetype, Jupiter is know as the ‘Greater Benefic' expanding horizons. In Scorpio, think expansion of authentic feelings.

Almost anybody can learn to think or believe or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel. Why? Because whenever you think or you believe or you know, you’re a lot of other people: but the moment you feel, you’re nobody-but-yourself. –Laura Riding

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and is symbolic of large scale experiences. That's big wins, big times, big love. You get the picture. He is yang, optimistic, popular, expansive and generous. Happy!

Jupiter is anything that lifts our hopes, helps us aim high and shows us new horizons. But what’s really going on when we experience this energy is we begin to believe in ourselves. That’s what makes it happen.

The power of the vibrations of confidence, commitment and belief . . . can turn dark horses into champions, long shots into heroes and underdogs into top dogs.Jeannette Maw

Confidence means you believe in yourself and where Jupiter in Scorpio transits symbolizes where we can amp up that belief and make things bigger. Larger than life.

If it’s in your 5th house of romance, you’ll vibe self assured when meeting that hottie you’ve been ‘living’ to talk to. Suddenly your creative life is on fire. Why? Because you believe.

Jupiter in the 10th house can amplify the career. You might wake up with the confidence to walk out of a deadbeat job and land the one of your dreams. Belief in yourself breeds trust and respect, even a bit of awe!

Have a look at where Jupiter in Scorpio is transiting in your natal chart and let the sun shine in.

Questions, examples and comments welcome.


Call #4 - Dream Come True Astrology

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Hi Everyone, Welcome to Call #4 in Dream Come True Astrology. Note that the call is an hour EARLIER this time, due to scheduling ho0-ha! Check times and links here.

Call Dates Times on Talkshoe September 12/13

LA – Tuesday – 3 pm
NY – Tuesday – 6 pm
Lon – Tuesday– 11 am
SYD – Wednesday – 8 am

audioListen to ALL Dream Come True Astrology Calls

 

Review

Call #1 we looked at Saturn and manifesting asking,"Where am I at with ‘reality’." It's a check in to where we perceive our limitations to be and ways to leverage Saturn in the chart, natal and transit, to boost manifesting skills.

Call #2 dive sinto the sea of Neptunian bliss, releasing resistance and experiencing effortless creation. To do that, we engage the though experiment based on the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. The steps are very simple:

  1. Choose a ‘reality’ that you focus on.
  2. When you think of this ‘reality’ don’t DO anything about it. Just notice it.
  3. Be aware of how many times a day you are noticing by jotting it down

That’s it. More details on the Call #2 Post.

Call #3 we look at Uranus, exploring a healthy relationship to change. It all starts by putting awareness on your natural comfort levels with this topic. What happens when things start to shift?

Call #4

This call is about Pluto and transformation. We are going to use the chart as a focus wheel  of transiting Pluto. This will support our greatest expansion and transformation via the LOA technique of focusing.

Download a blank wheel from the gallery.

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We'll be using the blank wheel for call #4 first by simply plotting in where  transiting Pluto is, by house.

See you on the call, or back here afterwards for all the details.

You can review Pluto in the Transform with Transits Call on the topic. If you are new to astrology, check out the Essentials course Planets Part Two, and the Astrology for Deliberate Creators Call # 5.

Creating and Uploading your Focus Wheel for Call #4

Here are the steps for those who want to create a Pluto Focus Wheel.

  1. Download the BLANK WHEEL and print (for hand drawn) or open in your image editing software for digital drawing
  2. Draw in you house cusps that include 17 Capricorn. i.e. the cusp before 17 Cappy and the cusp after
  3. Plot in transiting Pluto
  4. Plot in any natal planets or points in aspect to 17 Capricorn

Here's my Pluto Focus Wheel as an example. I did it digitally, but you can draw it by hand then scan or photograph and upload.

FocusWheel_PlutoIf you have any questions, just shout out.

If you need help finding the transits, let me know and I'll help.

See you on the call!

Resources

Signs by Decans

Planets

Aspects

Houses

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Karma Course Homework #4

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Welcome to Karma Course Homework #4

First of all, for those of you who were on the call, thanks for being patient. There was a dropout at the end, but I returned. Be sure to listen past Jeannette's sign off to hear my take on Fred's Nodes in the 5th and the 11th. The PDF with links to the charts is here.

Before you start the homework, be sure to listen to the call. It is available with the entire series for DL or listening on Talkshoe.

Call #4 Homework Resources

Other references mentioned include the post on the NODES, the Youtube Tutorial on the Nodes, the full lecture discussion on the nodes form Module 5  – Reveal Your Rock Star Entrepreneur.

In addition, check out this fabulous technique from Dr Hawkins on decreasing effort and using INTENTION to release a karmic pattern, habit or addiction. You don't try to DO anything. All that is required is you Notice it. That's all. Make a mental note and write it down - no judgment.

Awareness alone will diminish the thought, habit pattern or karmic rut. Effortlessly, the heisenberg's principle will apply. "Let the Field do the work," as Dr Hawkins says.

David R. Hawkins - The Heisenberg's Principle

#4 Homework

I'd like you all to tell the story of your journey from South Node (a past life experience, family pattern or way of being) to your North Node, what you are becoming fabulous at now. This is where you can tell it like you want it to be, so let it sing.

See you in the comments, and any questions you have can go there as well.

Thanks, everyone.

I am loving this journey.

xxxKim

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Karma Course Homework #3

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Hi everyone, thanks so much everybody who dialed in for the call. If you missed it, or want to listen again, the recording is on the Karma Course TalkShoe page. Bookmark it or ‘follow’ the course for quick and easy access. In the call we talked about the stories we tell, and I wanted to mentioned again several articles/audios for reference.

  1. Tell a New Story - the example chart is the writer Octavia Buttler
  2. Using the Chart to prep for 2017 - one hour Audio
  3. The Tale of Two Vibrations
  4. How to Break a Bad Story

Let's all support each other by observing (not judging) when we spot a story, perhaps asking, "Is there another story here?"

Jeannette says -

"If you find yourself drawn to repeat the version you don’t like, it may just be law of attraction calling you back to it. (That’s what law of attraction does.) Resolving the situation is just a matter of consciously creating new momentum by engaging a different thought/story.

It could also be that you’re getting some benefit from telling the unwanted version, so you don’t really truly intend to leave it behind. (Like if I keep talking about how all the good guys are taken, then I never risk rejection or failure in a new relationship."

Let's explore what some of the pay offs are of STAYING in a story/pattern. Just notice what they might be, no judgment. We'll talk more about this on the next call.

Homework #3 Discussion

  1. Listen to Call #3 if you haven’t already
  2. Find a story you are telling. Observe it. Tell a different one, if you want to, one that is equally true.
  3. Consider the ideas of Karma, Dharma and Desire as discussed on the call. Can you see these elements at work in any aspect or placement in your chart?
  4. Spot your Saturn, "Lord of Karma" and describe what it is you really plan on being awesome at! Tell a story that supports that energy.

You know by now that these are not exercises in ‘looking for trouble’ because we will find whatever it is we are looking for. Instead, set the INTENTION of discovery, lightness, curiosity and choice. Are there any new insights into your habit patterns or perceptions coming up?

You put your answers here, in the comments, in part or full, or work on your own, whatever feels best.

Let us know if you have any questions!

Thanks, everyone, and Happy New Moon!

Example Homework #3

pdf_downlaodNotes: Transcripts for the Chat Stream for Call #3 with links to charts.

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Karma Course Homework #1

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bee-705412_640Hi everyone, welcome to our Karma Course Library & Chat

This is where we will be posting questions, adding our comments on any charts offered up for viewing and posting insights into the homework. Basically, anything related to the course can go here.

Listen to past calls here

If you share thoughts or questions about your chart, be sure to link to the horoscope so we can give it a look. It wants to be set up as per the Prep and placed in the Course Examples gallery. Thanks!

Karma Course Library & Chat Homework

I'll post the homework here shortly after each call. Your first step to do before hand is list three things you’d like to change in your life, as per the Prep for the Karma Course page. Some of us have posted our lists there already, which is great, but you don't need to share them if you'd rather not. They are for you, and your inner work. You do want to have that list for your first call homework though, so take time now to write them down, if you haven't already.

Astrological References  (this list will no doubt grow)

Howard Sasportas
Judy Hall
Isabel Hickey
Ivy Goldstein Jacobson
Dennis Elwell
Joanne Wickenburg

 Call #1

Access the call here! You can DL to any device.

Quotes & Definitions to Ponder

Astro and LOA Perspective

“Astrology is not meant to be a primarily predictive science.  It is meant to be for understanding ourselves and others. There is nothing in a horoscope that you cannot change, if you want to. The chart contains the stories of the cycles and rhythms you are going through. It shows your character.  You can read it the day a child is born; you can tell what they have brought over as a blessing and what they have brought over as a challenge.  But that is only the personality pattern.  Behind the personality lies your real self, and you center yourself in that essential thing.

We are vibrationally connected to everything that happens to us.  There is only one way we can change our life, and that is by changing our attitude toward it; changing our consciousness.  This is a cosmic law that few people know.  By changing your attitude, one of two things has to happen.  Either the person or the problem will be completely removed without any harm to anyone, or that person or problem will change so much that you will be able to live with it very easily" --Isabel Hickey (1960s)

Eternal Return & Karma

“To endure the idea of the recurrence one needs: freedom from morality; new means against the fact of pain (pain conceived as a tool, as the father of pleasure...); the enjoyment of all kinds of uncertainty, experimentalism, as a counterweight to this extreme fatalism; abolition of the concept of necessity; abolition of the "will"; abolition of "knowledge-in-itself." – Nietzsche

"Thoughts are the seed of Karma, very powerful seed. The seed in its seed status is very potent. …the vibrations (of the Karma) go out in thought and deed and return from the wall, from the sun, from millions of miles. Vibration finds it’s match." --Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The Continuity Principle

It's simple. You get very good at something in this lifetime and next lifetime, they say things like, “Oh, a savant! They're a natural! What a genius!" Reincarnation explains the wide variety of abilities even from those who are genetically similar or have the same upbringing. It's like nature, nurture, karma. :) Of course, if you are ingrained in a patter that you won't move beyond, that comes trough too. The horoscope shows both of these, and so much more.

Using LOA/awareness of Karma to 'Fix' Things doesn't Work

Think of karma as like-aligning-with-like so that we have the full range of human experience, every emotions, every action, every thought, every feeling.

Using law of attraction to fix something 'wrong' in our lives won’t work, and the same goes for Karma. As soon as you label an experience as ‘wrong' or' bad’ you vibrate ‘wrong/bad’ and attract more of it.

Jeannette puts it like this:

“…if your signal to the universe says something is “wrong,” like your body, or bank account, or marriage – it can only return more of that.”

Read more about this here … Law of Attraction Isn’t for Fixing

Homework For Call #1

Identify your 12th house sign and ruler and discuss the “self-sustaining vs. self-undoing " expressions.

If you have duplicated signs on the 12th and 1st, or an intercepted sign in the 12th, put your hand/chart up for discussion in the comments.

Find your ruler of the 12 (usually sign on the 12th house cusp but may be the sign behind – both. What house, sign and aspects does it have.

Where the 12th house ruler is, you may 'meet' your karma (the thoughts and feelings that you sent out into the world that are coming back to you) face on. In my example on the call, the ruler of the 12th is in the 10th. The public, limelight, or even a parent/father would be key areas of karma coming home to me. The house your 12th ruler is in is a prominent place to experience past life vibrations (karma). Here we meet the past patters, and what will sustain or undo us, depending on our  alignment with that house. It's a vibration, a perspective you can choose to expand, change, drop judgement on.

Note any planets in the 12th.

Think about what you discover above in relationship to your ‘three patterns or things you want to change/focus on.

Reread your list. Is there judgment there?

Can you approach the patters/goals/desires from a perspective of experience as opposed to something that has to be changed, augmented, diminished, fixed, healed or redeemed-transcended? Is there something at the core of the desire you want to experience?

pdf_downlaodPlanetary Dignities: This is a chart and description of the Planetary Powers or 'rulership dignitaries'. In some signs, the power of a planet (energy) is able to flow without any kinks because it is in a natural alignment with that sign. In other signs, it is more convoluted, because the energy of the planet is contrasting or resistant to the nature of the sign.

 

On the next call ...

We will discuss everything we discover in the Call #1 homework, look at examples and explore the next segment (the aspects of contrast).

Questions? Comments? Pop them in below, or save them for the the next call APRIL 4th @7pm Eastern. :)

Thanks for being here!

xxxKimmy

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Astrology, Karma and the Law of Attraction

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How the past can unlock your future ….

The Karma Course is recorded live, with ongoing posts and comments from GVA Circle Members and Kim. Jump in anytime by joining GVA Full Membership.
Details HERE

Readings from Kim

If you are curious about Karmic Astrology but not ready to take the course, head over to the Astrology Shop. The Karmic Astrology Reading is now available there.

More on the Karma Course

The new Karma Course will explore ideas of Reincarnation, karma, the Law of Attraction, and how they relate to astrology, and you. Join Kim Falconer and Jeannette Maw.

Once you take this course, you'll see your life in a whole new way!

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What is the Karma Course?

The Karma Course delves into the aspects of your birth chart, along with your sign and house placements, to help unlock mysteries and patterns from the past. References on these philosophies include ancient cultural and religious beliefs, along with contemporary speakers on the subject like Bashar, Abraham-Hicks, Deepak Chopra, and astrologers who work with past lives and karma, including Howard Sasportas, Judy Hall, Isabel Hickey and Edgar Cayce.

The goal is to reveal the core meaning of karma, not as retribution or ‘pay back’ but as synchronicity, an alignment. By understanding the continuity of spirit, and why we have certain patterns and contrasts in our lives, we can learn to change what we don't want, consciously. Right here. Right now.

Karma Course Topics

LOA and Karma

Ideas of Reincarnation and Past Lives

Astrology as a Past Life Clock looking at:

  • the Sun and Moon
  • Lunar Nodes
  • 12th houses
  • Saturn
  • Conjunctions, sextiles, squares, trines and oppositions
  • Synastry and Karma
  • Location and Karma
  • Asteroid 3811 and Karma
  • Transits and Progressions

Turning Contrast into Gold

Prerequisites for the Karma Course

You'll receive the most out of the Karma Course if you have a familiarity with the basic building blocks of astrology – the signs, planets, houses and aspects – and how they relate to the law of attraction. If you aren’t confident in these areas, please take our complementary course  #1 Essential Astrology and Law of Attraction .

Join as an Open Member to access Course #1 Essential Astrology.

Astrology, Karma and the Law of Attraction requires full membership to participate. Please head over to Join Us  for more details there.

Questions and comments welcome here!

I hope you are all as excited about this exploration as I am!

xxKim

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Expecting 'Good/Bad' Transits

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Hi everyone,

Jeannette and I recorded a short conversation about expecting Good/Bad Transits.

* What do you do when things don’t unfold the way you thought they would?

* What do expectations and assumptions have to do with it?

* Is attachment helping?

* LOA tips to turn things around.

Your thoughts, questions and comments most welcome.

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