In the conservative Taurus, the functional north node (an earth sign that controls economic markets and material goods) and in Scorpio, the southern node (which controls investment, violence and the body’s reproductive system), sadly track these events with astrology.
But this does not mean that we do not have the power to influence the future or the outcome of mankind. Let us not forget that we have more options than suffering, helpless resentment and denial. With the outspoken Jupiter, the Wound Healing Chiron and (until July 5) the Fire Starter Mars in Aries, 2022 is a year that we have to fight (with our minds) and raise our voices. Because, well, it’s gotten real.
Our advice for navigating this responsive time? Learn about the four pillars of nonviolent communication – a practice that allows you to express your feelings and needs without guilt or criticism, then offer the same in exchange for the other party – also known as empathetic communication. We all (including current companies) can benefit from the smallest use of this strategy.
Readers, thank you for allowing us to create this statement. We are sometimes asked why we “do politics in astrology” (i.e., long-term art practice of worldly astrology). Our answer is: Earth is one of the planets, and as above, below. The events of our lives in this revolving orbit are influenced by the power of our neighboring heavenly bodies and it is our duty as astrologers to report on them. When we try to take a 30K-foot view, some events cannot be approached from a completely neutral place (we are humans, not aliens … at least, as far as we know). And fortunately, the nodal cycle of Gemini / Sagittarius is over, which makes us feel a little safer to comment.
So, what is happening, especially in July, you ask? Here are the highlights of the July horoscope …