• With 4 planets in the mutable signs including a natal, stationary Saturn at 25°32’ Virgo I have been obviously very attentive to transiting Saturn’s sojourn in Sagittarius over the last two and a half years.

    Having had a third and final exact square from the transiting planet to my natal Saturn (in 11th, rules 3rd  and the traditional 4th and the transit was in my 2nd) on the 10th November I’ve clearly been keeping track of the planet even more accurately over the last couple of weeks and now I can safely say that Saturn is galloping towards Capricorn in true Sagittarius fashion! In fact the planet is travelling forwards at 06 minutes of arc per day, three times its normal average speed of 02 minutes per day, good old Saturn picking up his heels and getting a move on!

    Psychologically, I am definitely feeling “lighter” – (although another curveball isn’t to be excluded since it’s still well in orb) but I have Jupiter and Venus who coupled up on Monday right on my Scorpio Ascendant and this is certainly something to feel enthusiastic about since they’ll be transiting my first house for a while.

    Back to Saturn’s transit in Sagittarius, for me, theme-wise, and without going into boring (for you) and painful (for me) details, I can say that it was very similar to its last transit in this sign (17th November 1985 to 11th November 1988). The big difference being is that during the latter part of this present transit I seem to have finally got a handle on this cumbersome energy. I’ve realized that being respectful and dutiful is often to my detriment because people take advantage, they become to expect and then that hurts because like many, if not all people, I enjoy giving when it’s spontaneous not when it becomes a norm and people get uptight if you’re not there all the time helping them.

    I’ve realized that however big a control freak I become (and I have really done honour to this category of people, believe me!) I’ll never ever be able to control everyone and everything and I should pay much more attention to what I’m doing and what I need to feel good rather than what I think others should do or require, so the best solution is to let go, not bother, use the energy for something more constructive and much more gratifying…and I really do think I will succeed this time.

    Well, enough of me…..

    How have you fared during Saturn’s transit in Sagittarius, care to share?


    Image: Fuck You by Marion Peck 2008 (I apologise in advance to all who may find this painting offensive, as you know it’s not my usual style but I do find it rather apt)

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    Love the Image by Ms Peck and agree that it is so apt! My Saturn is at 19 degrees Virgo in the 7th house and that square has been a challenge in the relationship area, but I think I have gotten a handle on it and have learned to speak up and not let people take advantage of me as it traveled through my 10th house. Although it will trine when it enters Capricorn, I have my Moon, Mercury Sun in the 11th in Capricorn, so still more challenges to come I guess. I enjoy your posts and hope to hear more of what you think re astrological activities. Blessings!

    Thankyou for sharing your experience Vicki! You might like to start thinking ahead as to what the Saturnian energies will mean for those planets in the 11th house of your chart...you know the "forewarned is forearmed" type of reasoning! warmest wishes, Lynn

    First, I would like to thank Molly Gauthier from Wise Skies Astrology for introducing My Sky Pie to me. Yes, I have to agree with you on the last time Saturn transit into Sagittarius 17th November 1985 to 11th November 1988 it was very similar. Like you, I will not bore you with painful details. I am grateful that you shared these events that are occurring, in the skies. Happy, healthy Saturn steps on the gas trails... ~Barbwire~

    Thank you Barbwire :-)

    Yes I'm also scorpion rising, and Gemini sun sign , I didn't know who or what or how of Saturn in an astrology based understanding. (Only in an astronomy sense). But I have read books my grand mother left me after she died only in the last year.( she was an astrologer and could read numerology in a big special book is how I grew up as s child with my grandmother.I only wish I paid more attention to all she taught us.she could guess your sun sign with in ,2 minutes and always got out her book for anyone and gave them an accurate reading.) Sorry a little off topic there. The last 2.5 years were the most harshest I had ever endured, that's how I found out all about Saturn and all accurate to the letter. Myself and my 5 children are very much one of Saturn's story's. Family separation ripped apart in a terrible way, abandonment and rejection issues with my parents in last 2.5 years. Unsafe security ,violence from my ex partner ,court battles , family with addiction issues, shady behaviour from extended family, Tower moments , restructuring strong foundations from scratch for myself my 5 children , leaving all kinds of different family members in the past for good. Court battles that I successfully won, full custody I achieved, my children separated from their father as he had addiction problems and crazy behaviour. I had money restrictions to an extreme . we lost alot of our possetions like big screen t.vs ,expensive overendulgent household items i see now that i over endulged in ridiculously,I thought Saturn's leasons were mean horrible and almost cruel. Now I love and respect Saturn and understand that it has now empowered me and my children and as a family unit. I always work with Saturn , I learnt its not wise to work against Saturn's transits.. Saturn doesn't want weak children. I now appreciate all the leasons I endured and came out a different person. I'm kind know, extremely intuitive and wiser, I have become humble as a person now (which I never was before), I don't care so much now for positions like I used to. At the start of Saturn in my seventh house 2.5 years ago was the first time I took a good look at myself, and at 38 I became a new, better person in every way, became extremely spiritual, now I read trines and love dark star astrology and have many books left to me from my special late grandmother dated . I love the book SATURN A NEW LOOK AT AN OLD DEVIL. dated but still so accurate.. Now I have become the magician(from the tarot deck) which is stated clearly in this book as im a water scorp rising,Gemini sun sign. My daughter is Gemini sun sign but her pieces rising sign has ment Saturn's harsh leasons were servers. Saturn doese seem to be a lot harder on air signs, got to keep us grounded a little I guess. Haha. Saturn in your 7th house transit is no joke , some people dont come out at all unsgathed, however ive embeaces the hell we went throug, learnt from it and now i am dreading Saturn in the 8th house. Thankyou for reading, not everyone is educated by astrology, planets, trines etc. But it is becoming a lot more to peoples attention and is becoming a lot more talked about. Read about and I feel it will be accepted by a lot more people and enjoyed in the years to come. People 20 years ago called my practiseing astrologist late grandmother crazy,weird how she talked about planets , transits , predictions etc.. Thankyou.

    Hi Jodilee, thank you for sharing your story. You seem to have learnt Saturn's lessons the hardest way like many of us. Yes, Saturn's passage in Capricorn will affect the houses which have Saturn on their cusp and of course any planets therein (as well as the other Cardinal signs of Aries, Cancer and Libra) but those with natal planets in Capricorn should have got a handle on the Capricorn energy so this Saturn transit should be easier for them to handle. warmest wishes, Lynn