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Astrology Of February 2019 – Chiron Enters Aries

February 2019 is marked by Chiron’s entrance into Aries. Chiron enters Aries and will stay there until 2027.

This is an unusually long transit for Chiron. Chiron spends almost 8 years in Aries. That’s longer than a Uranus transit. For comparison, Chiron spends less than 2 years in Libra. That’s less than a Saturn transit.

Chiron spends so much time in Aries because he has a lot of work to do here. Aries is our identity. Chiron is the wounded healer. In Aries, Chiron aims to heal the deepest wound of them all: our identity wound.

What does it mean for you? Chiron leaves a part of your chart and moves into an area perhaps unexplored until now. Chiron in Aries will show you which area of yourself you need to heal so that you can become whole again.

Another important energy to work with is Venus’ journey through Capricorn. In February, Venus will make conjunctions with Saturn, Pluto and the South Node – all in Capricorn.

While Aries is the sign of the individual “I am because I am”, Capricorn is the sign of the society “I become who I’m meant to become”.

Venus in Capricorn is “I’ve tried my best”, while Chiron in Aries shows that there is more work to be done.

This work has nothing to do with what the world wants from you. It has to do with healing your sense of identity.

You are exactly who you were meant to be. You are at the right place. Your existence is no accident. You are here for a reason.  

In February, Chiron in Aries will ask you to focus on YOU while slowly shedding off layers and layers of social conditioning (Venus in Capricorn).

While the first half of the month is less eventful, things start to precipitate around February 18th, when Chiron enters Aries, while Venus, half-way through her journey in Capricorn conjoins Venus, and Sun enters Pisces, opening up new avenues of awareness and understanding.

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But let’s see what the major astrological events are in February:

February 3rd, 2019 – Venus Enters Capricorn

On February 3rd, 2019 Venus, the goddess of beauty and love enters Capricorn. Capricorn is associated with our potential, with our highest achievements, with what we aim to achieve in this lifetime. Capricorn is the sign of perfection.

Just as the goat aims to reach the top of the mountain, Capricorn is a metaphor for our journey to reach perfection. Because Venus rules love, relationships and beauty, when in Capricorn, we want perfect love, perfect relationships, perfect beauty.

Our standards are higher than ever. And this time, we will actively try to reach them – Capricorn is a cardinal sign, after all. Venus in Capricorn is a go-getter.

She doesn’t seek perfection for the sake of perfection – she looks for substance, quality and real value. Capricorn is also a feminine Earth sign. This means that Venus goes for what she wants in a subtle and sensual manner.

In the next three weeks go for quality over quantity. Go for substance over flash. Right now, love is a marathon, not a sprint.

If you have Venus in Capricorn in your natal chart, you will have your Venus return. Watch out for what happens around the date when transit Venus is conjunct your natal Venus; this will give you a glimpse into what to expect when it comes to love, partnerships, money and finances in the next 18 months.

February 4th, 2019 – New Moon In Aquarius

On February 4th, 2019 we have a New Moon at 15° Aquarius. This New Moon is conjunct Mercury and sextile Jupiter. The New Moon only forms positive, supporting aspects, making it one of the most auspicious New Moons of the year.

If you plan a big project for 2019, this is your New Moon! If you start something now, you will have a higher likelihood to succeed.

The New Moon in Aquarius will transit a particular area of your chart, meaning it will influence a particular area of your life.

That’s where you want to start something new. Does the New Moon fall in your 6th house? Time to start a diet or a health routine. Does it fall in your 9th house? Time to apply for that course that will open new horizons for you. Does it fall in your 10th house? Time to advance your career.  

Not sure which part of your chart will be influenced? Check out Astro Butterfly’s blog post How To Read Transits In Your Natal Chart – Step By Step Instructions 

February 10th, 2019 – Mercury enters Pisces

On February 10th, 2019 Mercury enters Pisces. In Pisces, Mercury becomes imaginative and inspired, and so does your mind.

A record number of artists have been born with Mercury in Pisces and that’s because when in Pisces, Mercury can pick up on thoughts, vibes and nuances that it cannot pick up when in other signs.

Do you have a creative project? The next weeks are a great time to (re)discover the artist within.

February 13th, 2019 – Mars Conjunct Uranus

On February 13th, 2019 Mars is conjunct Uranus at 29° Aries. 29° is an ending degree. Aries is the sign of identity. Mars is the planet of action. Uranus is the planet of freedom and liberation.

Mars conjunct Uranus in Aries will ask you to come to terms with who you are. You will finally see yourself for who really are, behind the mask.

Happy with what you see? Show it to the world!

Not happy? Take action, but not just the same type of action you’ve always taken. Uranus will lift you up, it will inspire you. It will show you what’s possible. Take inspired action. Are you ready for the 2.0 version of yourself?

February 14th, 2019 – Mars enters Taurus

On Valentine’s day, Mars enters Taurus. Mars is the planet of action. Taurus is a Venus sign, and Venus is all about love and relationships.

If you’re single, Valentine’s day may prompt you to take initiative (Mars), so that you can meet your love and relationship needs (Taurus).

February 18th, 2019 – Chiron Enters Aries

February 18th, 2019 is by far the most eventful day of the month. One of the most significant transits of the year – Chiron in Aries – happens today, exactly at the time Venus conjoins Saturn at 16° Capricorn. A few hours later, Sun leaves Aquarius to enter Pisces.

Chiron in Aries is a big deal, even if Chiron would prefer to remain unnoticed. Especially when he travels through the sign of identity (Aries). Chiron is the wound that never heals – at least, not with the orthodox Saturnian approaches -, and whenever it’s triggered, it brings shame, guilt and feelings of worthlessness.

In Aries, Chiron feels exposed. If in the deep waters of Pisces, he remained pretty much undetected, but in Aries, he has no choice but to come out of hiding. But that’s why you bring something into your awareness, so you can finally deal with it.

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” – Carl Jung

February 19th, 2019 – Full Moon In Virgo

On February 19th, 2019 we have a Full Moon at 0° Virgo. The Full Moon is trine Uranus at 29° Aries and quincunx Chiron at 0° Aries.

This Full Moon is very Aries-like. Chiron is at 0° Aries, Uranus at 29° Aries. Chiron’s work on healing the identity is just beginning (0° Aries). Uranus (the higher manifestation of Chiron) is at 29° Aries, teasing us with the promise of freedom. That type of freedom that comes when we truly understand who we are.

How can we heal our wound of identity (Chiron in Aries) so we can liberate ourselves (Uranus at 29° Aries)?

Through Virgo. Virgo is the sign that aims to reconcile the matter and the spirit, in the same way, Chiron, the half-man, half-horse Centaurus, aims to reconcile his animal side and his human side. At the time of this lunation, become aware of these two separate parts of yourself. You are you, half-God, half-animal. You are a human.

February 23rd, 2019 – Venus Conjunct Pluto

On February 23rd, 2019 Venus is conjunct Pluto at 22° Capricorn. Venus conjunct Pluto will bring intense emotions and strong attraction. Touched by Pluto, Venus knows how to use her power to get what she wants.

Pluto distills the qualities of Venus. In Capricorn, Venus and Pluto want to reach the heights of beauty and love. Right now, you want nothing but the best – the most beautiful partner, the most successful relationship, the best status.

February 26th, 2019 – Venus Conjunct South Node

On February 26th, 2019 Venus is conjunct the South Node of the Moon at 25° Capricorn. In February 2019, Venus was on a mission. On a mission to find ‘perfect’ love.

By now, your heart would have learned that there is no such thing as perfection. But the never-ending journey of trying to find this perfection, the endless climb to the top is totally worth the time, the pain and the effort. The scenery has changed. Life is not what it used to be.

Without even noticing, you have become a better human being.

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Astrology of January 2019 – A New Beginning

2019 couldn’t have started on a more dynamic tone. With 2 Eclipses, 5 planets changing signs and Uranus stationing direct, January 2019 will be a month to remember.

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Let’s get straight to the point:

January 1st, 2019 – Mars Enters Aries

On January 1st, 2019 Mars enters Aries, which means Mars is at 0° Aries, the first degree of the zodiac. And Mars is the planet of action! We couldn’t have had more ‘new beginning’ energy for January 1st even if we tried.

January 2nd, 2019 – Sun Conjunct Saturn

The perfect ‘New Years Resolutions’ transits only just start on the January the 1st. The next day, on January 2nd, 2019, Sun is conjunct Saturn at 11° Capricorn. Capricorn and Saturn are both serious, driven, and ambitious. This is a time to reflect on your progress, to do a reality check and make some serious commitments for 2019.

Jupiter and Sagittarius are about vision setting, and Saturn and Capricorn are about taking responsibility for the vision and putting in the actual work to fulfill it. Because in 2019 both Jupiter and Saturn are in their home signs, we have the perfect balance of strategy and vision (Jupiter) and resilience and commitment (Saturn). Go for it (Jupiter in Sagittarius) and then just do it (Saturn in Capricorn).

January 5th, 2019 – Mercury Enters Capricorn

Mercury finally moves out of Sagittarius and enters Capricorn. Mercury becomes organized, focused and goal-oriented in Capricorn, and so will your mind. You will finally get the clarity you need to understand what you need to do to achieve your goals.

January 6th, 2019 – New Moon And Solar Eclipse In Capricorn

On January 6th we have a Solar Eclipse at 15° Capricorn. This Solar Eclipse is truly a powerhouse because it is conjunct Saturn and Pluto!

And as if that was not enough, Uranus turns direct on the same day! Expect a complete paradigm shift. Something that seemed impossible can finally become a possibility. The Solar Eclipse will show you that anything you direct your ambition towards, you can achieve.

January 7th, 2019 – Venus Enters Sagittarius

On January 7th, 2019, Venus is finally out of Scorpio and enters Sagittarius. Phew! Venus entered Scorpio on September 10, 2018 – can you believe it? Venus normally spends around 1 month in a sign, but because Venus has been retrograde, we had a much longer Venus in Scorpio transit.

The energy is finally changing as Venus enters optimistic Sagittarius. Your optimism levels will rise, and as a result, you will just feel better! Sagittarius is a very spiritual sign, so in the next 4 weeks, you will find more joy and fulfillment in spiritual practices. Cheers to Venus in Sagittarius!

January 11th, 2019 – Sun Conjunct Pluto

On January 11, 2019, Sun is conjunct Pluto in Capricorn. If Sun reigns over the visible world, Pluto reigns over the underworld.

Sun conjunct Pluto represents the Complete Being who has been to ‘heaven’ (Sun), has been to ‘hell’ (Pluto), and has understood the cycles of life and death.

During this transit you can have some breakthroughs about the deeper truth of your existence. Don’t fear Pluto! Look at the Underworld not as a place of pain and suffering, but as a place of great wisdom and resourcefulness. If you don’t try to resist Pluto, you can open yourself to the great riches of this transit.

January 13th, 2019 – Mercury Conjunct Saturn

On January 13th, 2019, Mercury is conjunct Saturn at 12° Capricorn. When the intellect (Mercury) and the order (Saturn) come together in the sign of ambition (Capricorn), nothing can stop you!

The key to achieving great things in life is FOCUS, and Mercury conjunct Saturn will help you remove unnecessary distractions so you can focus on what matters.

January 14th, 2019 – Jupiter Square Neptune

On January 14, 2019, Jupiter is square Neptune. The square is at 14° Sagittarius (Jupiter) and 14° Pisces. This is the first square in a series of three and will present you with a ‘problem’.

At the time of the 2nd square (June 2019), you will be presented with an alternative solution, and by the time of the 3rd and final square (September 2019) you will be changed by the experience and integrate a new approach to what Jupiter and Neptune mean for you.

Both Jupiter and Neptune stand for spirituality, but while Jupiter is about what we believe to be true because this is how it has always been (Jupiter rules social customs and religion), Neptune is about spirituality without frontiers.

Jupiter square Neptune will challenge all the beliefs that are outdated, so you can open yourself to new beliefs – beliefs that better reflect the truth of who you’ve become.

January 20h, 2019 – Sun Enters Aquarius

On January 20th, 2019, Sun enters Aquarius. Happy birthday to all Aquarius out there and welcome to the Aquarius season! In the coming month, we will all become a little bit more Aquarian than usual. Freedom becomes more important to you, and you’re likely to become more open-minded to new ways of doing things.  

January 21st, 2019 – Total Lunar Eclipse In Leo

On January 21st, 2019, we have the 2nd Eclipse of the Month, this time a Lunar Eclipse. The Lunar Eclipse is at 0° Leo and it’s literally the last eclipse of the Leo-Aquarius Eclipse season. 0° is a very powerful degree because it represents the pure energy of the sign. Therefore, this eclipse is very Leo-like!

Which house in your natal chart is ruled by Leo? In that respective area of your chart, you can expect a culmination of everything that happened in your life during the Leo-Aquarius Eclipse cycle, that started in February 2017.

January 22nd, 2019 – Venus Conjunct Jupiter

On January 22nd, 2019, Venus is conjunct Jupiter at 16° Sagittarius. Venus and Jupiter are the most beneficial planets in astrology, and when they meet, great things happen. We have a Venus-Jupiter conjunction every year, but this year the conjunction is especially beneficial because Jupiter is in domicile in Sagittarius.

Jupiter will boost Venus’ qualities. And as you know, Venus is connected with the good things in life. You will especially benefit from this conjunction if you have Taurus, Libra, Sagittarius or Pisces Ascendant or if you have planets or angles around 16° Sagittarius. Make sure you mark your calendar!

January 24th, 2019 – Mercury Enters Aquarius

On January 24th, 2019, after a speed ride in Capricorn, Mercury enters Aquarius, one of its favorite signs. Mercury, also known as the messenger of Gods, comes in on feather-like wings to brings us messages we should really listen to.

Aquarius is an Air sign, and Mercury loves air signs because Mercury and Air share the same qualities: communication, awareness, curiosity, and objectivity. The coming 3 weeks are great for any activities that involve the intellect: learning, absorbing information, reading, social networking, getting in contact with other people, or doing group activities.

January 29th, 2019 Sun Conjunct Mercury

On January 29th, 2019, Sun and Mercury meet at 9° Aquarius. We are in the middle of the current Mercury cycle. This is the superior Sun-Mercury conjunction and it has the qualities of a Full Moon. This means that Sun conjunct Mercury will bring to fruition what you started at the time of the inferior Sun-Mercury conjunction, on November 27th, 2018.

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How To Fulfill Your Vision In 2019

Every new year is an opportunity to start afresh, to renew your vision, and to dream big for your future.

2019 is going to be an amazing year for sure. If there is one astrological transit I’m particularly excited about, that’s Jupiter in Sagittarius.

Jupiter in Sagittarius is not just an important transit, it’s THE most beneficial transit of the whole 2019!

That’s because in 2019, Jupiter is in its home sign in Sagittarius. And when a planet is in its home sign, we get the best out of that planet. Jupiter is notoriously known for being the good guy of the zodiac. Traditional astrologers call it “the greater benefic”, which basically means that Jupiter is the most beneficial planet in our solar system!

So yes, Jupiter in Sagittarius is the transit you were waiting for to turn your dreams into reality.

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Do you know what makes people alienated from themselves and from their life? Not living their purpose. Not taking chances. Saying no to opportunities. Luckily (Jupiter is also the sign of luck ;), when Jupiter is in Sagittarius you will naturally be more in sync with what the world has to offer.

Jupiter In Sagittarius – Reach The Stars

If you found it difficult to identify opportunities in the past, in 2019 Jupiter in Sagittarius will make it easier for you to identify those opportunities that are truly aligned with your purpose.

Sagittarius is the archer who aims and shoots to the stars. The archer is half horse, half man. He has embraced both his animal and human side in a unified, coherent whole. He lives in unity with both nature and the divine. But he doesn’t stop there. He wants to go beyond, and that’s why he aims and shoots to the stars. That’s what the upward pointed arrow, the Sagittarius glyph, represents.

Sagittarius proves that the sky is not the limit.

Sagittarius is an example of what’s possible. You can achieve anything – literally anything – as long as your goal is aligned with your integrity and with your life’s purpose.

Deep inside, you know you can do more. You know your existence is not an accident. You know you’re here for a reason. Jupiter in Sagittarius is your chance to stop settling for a life of mediocrity.

What is a life of mediocrity? Aimlessly seeking pleasure and avoiding suffering. What is a life of purpose? Seeking meaning.

In 2019 you want to seek meaning. You want to have a life that is aligned with your integrity and with your highest potential.

You don’t need to have the answers yet. You don’t need to know ‘how’ to get there. All you have to do is aim and shoot to the stars, just like the archer does.

The Universe will not remain indifferent. When you launch your intention to the Universe, the Universe will respond. It’s simple. It’s the law of action and reaction.

Vision Board 2019 With Jupiter In Sagittarius

But how do you find out what your purpose is? How do you realize your vision?

I can help you with that. For the 2nd year now, I’m happy to launch a Vision Board creation course, called Vision Board 2019 With Jupiter In Sagittarius.

The goal of this course is to help you create a vision for 2019 that is truly aligned with your potential and with your highest purpose.

Vision boards are great for crystallizing your vision, because, in the process of creating a vision board, you engage with your whole brain, not only with your day-to-day, information-driven, Mercury brain.

In fact, vision boards engage your subconscious mind and have the quality to connect the dots and capture underlying motives and trends that otherwise escape your conscious mind. Images and a vision board activate your big-picture thinking, which is ruled by Jupiter.

The reason New Year’s resolutions don’t work is that you ‘think’ about them with your every day, Mercury mind. Not that there is something wrong with the Mercury mind. Your Mercury mind helps you write, read, talk, do the groceries, and focus on one task at the time.

But a vision is not one task at the time. A vision is a complex archetypal map and the mind alone will not help you much in connecting the dots and understanding the bigger purpose of your vision.

In Vision Board 2019 With Jupiter In Sagittarius, you will learn how to create a vision board that is aligned with your purpose. If you’ve done vision boards before, this one is different. This course will guide you, step by step, in selecting images that are connected with your specific situation.

We will look at your chart, more exactly at what role Jupiter and Sagittarius play in your chart, and you will select images based on these inborn archetypes. Moreover, you will also select images that are connected with the reality of 2019.

More exactly, you will look at how Jupiter in Sagittarius influences you in particular, and based on that you will select images for your board. You will receive guidance on how to go through this process, as well as all the astrological information you need.

By the end of this course, you will have a vision board that is fully aligned with your purpose. You will have the confidence that you’re walking on the right path and focus on the right opportunities, and as a result, your chances of actually manifesting the vision board into reality will increase exponentially.

And because a vision board is not enough, you will also get guidance on how to break down your vision into measurable goals, and how to track your activities with planetary transits and cycles, so that you can make sure you don’t deviate from your North Star.

The course starts on January 6, 2019, because this is when we have a New Moon and a Solar Eclipse in Capricorn. As you may already know, New Moons and Solar Eclipses are potent times for manifestations, that’s why we want to take advantage of this celestial timing.

You can find out more details about the course and decide whether or not it’s a good fit for you here Vision Board 2019 With Jupiter In Sagittarius.