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ASTROLOGY: February 2024


“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

—Neil Armstrong

This year, we have an extra day. “Extra” is a form of expansion and Aquarius rules both. We begin this month with the Sun and finally, our Pluto in that sign. We have previously discussed this shift of the generational planet into the sign of Aquarius with high hopes (also ruled by Aquarius) for a lighter, more aware and more inclusive era. Capricorn is the sign of Initiation, long-term karma and suffering. The past 16 years of such Capricornian influence with its often materialistic ambition, narrow focus, and years of a recession, a pandemic, wars over boundaries and religions, is finally behind us and with them, we hope, the national and global divisiveness tearing humanity apart. This is the Age of Aquarius, the Age of Humanity, ALL of humanity and with Pluto finally, fully engaged in this sign, we hold expectations of more kindness, tolerance and understanding, more compassion for one another, that can perhaps be fully realized. While this past time of hardship and pain was long predicted, so has this new era of surmounting the mountain of initiation with expanded consciousness and the exposure of unconscious actions.

The month itself expands with more planets shifting into Aquarius, until by the 17th and 18th , we have six planets in this sign. This is when your greatest hopes and wishes can come to fruition. Then on the 19th, earlier than in past years, thanks to leap year, the sun dives into deepwater Pisces and is followed by four more planets, while Pluto, ruler of Pisces, remains in the clouds to oversee the baptism (ruled by Pluto in Aquarius!). For the next 20 years, Pluto in Aquarius will land in every birth chart and influence every new baptism. What a lovely concept! As we move through this month, feel into the worldwide expansion which is US, at our highest possible levels, and take advantage of an extra day this year and this month of launching this new generosity of spirit.

Everyone: Let’s make Armstrong’s quote real!

ARIES Planet: Mercury MARCH 20 – APRIL 19
Dynamic: Your mercurial nature can fly high this month!
Direction: And then, join in the baptism.
Soul Thought: What is Baptism?

TAURUS Planet: Vulcan APRIL 19 – MAY 20
Dynamic: A chain sequence of events may leave you reeling.
Direction: Trim your sails; stay tight to the wind.
Soul Thought: Where is your anchor, just in case?

GEMINI Planet: Venus MAY 20 – July 20
Dynamic: You are one who can feel the lightening of the load.
Direction: Be the light.
Soul Thought: Take on another’s load.

CANCER Planet: Neptune July 20 – JULY 22
Dynamic: You’ve been waiting; this is the month they all show up.
Direction: Prepare the way.
Soul Thought: John the Baptist.

LEO Planet: Sun JULY 22 – AUG 22
Dynamic: You could go from the light shining through the clouds…
Direction: …to the light shining through the dark water.
Soul Thought: What is light?

VIRGO Planet: Moon AUG 22 – SEPT 22
Dynamic: So much dashing about.
Direction: You can’t do it all.
Soul Thought: “Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything; that’s how the light gets in.” —Leonard Cohen

LIBRA Planet: Uranus SEPT 22 – OCT 22
Dynamic: You may struggle to see the beauty around you.
Direction: It’s a bit of a teeter-totter.
Soul Thought: “Time will tell us that our present travails are all directed towards the dawning of the new Age, and we will have ended our practice of much that was both unhealthy for our planet and spiritually empty for ourselves.” —Ted Capstick

SCORPIO Planet: Mars OCT 22 – NOV 21
Dynamic: You can benefit from this new energy.
Direction: Extra! Extra!
Soul Thought: What does it mean?

SAGITTARIUS Planet: Earth NOV 21 – DEC 20
Dynamic: The choice is between remaining in a beautiful place or buckling down to hard work.
Direction: Guess.
Soul Thought: What’s the difference between beautiful and hard?

CAPRICORN Planet: Saturn DEC 20 – JAN 19
Dynamic: It’s a rough transition for many people.
Direction: You could be the bridge.
Soul Thought: What is the Antahkarana?

AQUARIUS Planet: Jupiter JAN 19 – FEB 18
Dynamic: You have the option of generosity or hoarding
Direction: How to do both in healthy ways?
Soul Thought: An expansion of roots.

PISCES Planet: Pluto FEB 18 – MAR 20
Dynamic: The change may feel effervescent.
Direction: To pop the bubble or not?
Soul Thought: Thy cup bubbleth over.

To discover your Rising Sign, or for more information, contact Charlene R. Johnson,
www.SkyDanceAstrology.com, or email: SkyDance@SkyDanceAstrology.com
Esoteric Astrology is focused on the rising sign more than the sun sign (we suggest you read both)
and provides clarity, direction and answers for those seeking a higher level of life.


  • Charlene R, Johnson

    Charlene R Johnson is a graduate of Claregate College, a metaphysical college in England and studied directly under teacher Dr. Douglas Baker. She offers oral readings, written reports and teaches classes in both esoteric astrology and esoteric psychology. These classes are for beginners who know nothing of astrology. Use of the glyphs in your chart are considered a form of dialogue with your Soul and a necessary tool in your spiritual toolbox. A former Taos County resident she now lives in central Florida on 6.5 acres on a beautiful lake. This property has recently been dubbed SkyDance Sanctuary and will be the site of classes and special events.

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