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Ophiuchus and Ether
Disruption and Change

Men are scared of women's power because she stands in the way of their determination to exploit and usurp nature and to deny their own mortality. Women's bodies are the inherent acceptance of natural law, as in their covenant with birth and death. In this dispensation of consciousness, what's good for women is bad for men. Where would men get their slaves and concubines if Ophiuchus was the guide for our imaginations and incantations? Men therefore regard Ophiuchus as a poisonous infection; yet women regard her with reverence and love. Ophiuchus can't and won't alter herself to suit anyone. When this celestial goddess changes form, it's only in the way men and women see her differently, as an aspect of her polarity and a reaction to which of us is in control. Ophiuchus isn't two-faced; it's which face we see when we gaze at her constellation. Men instinctively see her as Medusa, the monster. Women see her as a healer and an advocate. MORE

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Super Cold Full Moon December 2017

Tchiya's Full Moon Review

By Tchiya Amet

Perhaps somewhere in South America, this is called the Super Hot Moon. From where I am sitting, it is obvious why this is called the Cold Moon. Since it is also a Super Moon, I call this the Super Cold Moon… MORE

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Reckoning and Revelation

(Updated Nov 27, 2017)

Starting Dec 3, 2017 a powerful set of planets are in motion, making aspects that can jump right from the chart into the headlines. If we are looking for upset apple carts, December is full of them, and will affect all of us financially and philosophically. The war is coming home. The question is: who will be hurt the most?

One of the interesting things about economic crashes is they take place as a result of revelation, waking up to the truth. The realization that our lives are distorted is a drastic change in perception, which only comes as result of shocking, unavoidable events. This is exactly what is happening Dec 3, and continuing until Dec 8, the beginning of an epic realization of the true state of our social and personal predicament. MORE

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Saturn in Sagittarius
The End of Empire

The Montage of Losers

Any or all of these world leaders could be deposed during Saturn's transit of Sagittarius. Clockwise from left, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe England's Theresa May; Grace Mugabe; US' Donald Trump; Germany's Angela Merkel.

Updated Nov 21 2017

The collapse of the German government on Nov 20 will force Chancellor Angela Merkel into a "grand alliance" with the socialists, or a snap election, possibly throwing German politics into the abyss, removing her from office and opening the door to the far-right. MORE

By Natalie Miller (Reposted from 13astrology)

The Moon in the 13 Signs

To really understand the Moon in astrology one needs to be able to resurrect a sleeping sense of primordial duality.  To me the Moon stands for energy itself.  For example, there are a lot of ingredients that go into making a cake, not the least of which is the heat required to transform it.  This is what the Moon does in astrology, it gets us from point A to point B, it heats us up.  The sign your natal Moon is in will color how your cake rises… in a conventional oven, a big factory, an earthen stove…

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Reckoning and Revelation
Sagittarius and Saturn: Feet of Clay
The Moon in the 13 Signs By Natalie
Mercury Retrograde in Ophiuchus
Changing Signs and Finding Yourself
Saturn Through the Ages
Trump's Transit Troubles
Jupiter in the 13 Signs
Ophiuchus: 13 is a lucky number
War, Waste, Want and Virgo Redemption
Mercury in 13 Signs Moon Phases
Neptune in Our Time Venus and Love
Music for an Ophiuchus Revolution
The Secrets of your True Sign
13 Sign Glossary of Astrological Terms
Walter Berg
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Mercury Retrograde
Smash and Backlash

Mercury will travel through Ophiuchus in October, change to Sagittarius in November and backtrack into Ophiuchus in December. Making up for the lost ground will take until Jan 9, 2018.

The villains of this Mercury dislocation are the old, repulsive rapists who are in positions of influence and power. The sexual predator and the dictator are now on trial. They have long been empowered by fear and silence, in spite of their inhumanity and criminal activities. On the day that Mercury went into its Pre-shadow, such discordant events occurred as the 92-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe being deposed after 37 years of dictatorial rule; to the former comedian Al Franken, now a US Senator, who was caught groping a sleeping co-star during his 2006 USO tour in Iraq. (shown in the photo above). The only thing they have in common is that they both overestimated their claim to power.

There's more to come. And, a furious backlash, no doubt. Men--ALL men, to one extent or another, have one thing in common; they have acquiesced to the notion and privilege that women are their own private hunting ground. It's built into the role model of being a male. Women have protested in the past, only to deaf ears, but now they are being heard as they join together in denunciation. Now they are feared. Men who reveled in their power are being disgraced and deposed as a result of women speaking out about their transgressions. It's time to crush the exploitative man, the nemesis of females and males alike.

MORE about Mercury retrograde in Ophiuchus

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The Nation of Women
Nov 30-Dec 17

"Medusa" By Hiroko Sakai

Don't Tread on Ophiuchus!

Ophiuchus: Born Nov 30 – Dec 17

Thousands of years ago women dominated human society. They were the clan leaders, hunters, astrologers, warriors and healers. We can only speculate about such antiquity because much of it lies beyond what is actually known or academically supported. However, astrology gives us a clue, since many original Zodiacal archetypes are female and were changed to men or animals by the Greeks and Romans. Ophiuchus, Aries, Leo and Taurus were all originally imagined as female symbols, only to be transmogrified much later into male stereotypes by male astrologers. The first human communities used a lunar calendar, where women were the center of the mystery and mastery of nature, and life itself. Ophiuchus uses ether as their medium of magic, transforming the mundane into the magnificent. The Ophiuchus is the guardian of women and the defense of women. Ophiuchus ruled the original Nation of Women, of which we only have a faint remembrance. However, the times are changing. Today, women are fighting back, fighting for women's rights, and winning against the male power structure by undermining its propaganda and confidence. This is happening alongside a new discovery of Ophiuchus, and her rightful place in the Zodiac.

Ophiuchus is a goddess that men and their patriarchy have tried, but failed to defame and destroy. In spite of relentless persecution for over 2,000 years, Ophiuchus, both male and female, has hunkered down and survived. They defend themselves with mind control and disguise. They are striking back after generations of suppression. Ophiuchans surround themselves with outcasts, children, cats and potions, and live with covens of like-minded people. They hide in the shadows until they are forced out of their dominion by their enemies. They often are hated by those in power, and face violence and exploitation every day. As a result, Ophiuchus is associated with martyrdom. When they do strike back, they make it lethal. The tokens of Ophiuchus are snakes, which are man’s traditional enemies. Snakes are also the symbol of knowledge, the springboard of understanding the human body, yet they also dangerous, and unpredictable.

Ophiuchus is also, in her many incarnations, the gorgon Medusa, whose mantle of vipers protected her from harm. One glance from her could turn a man to stone. The assassination of her myths and covenant was a forgone conclusion as power was centralized in the nation of men, and no mercy was shown women who dared build their own temple, who would dare resist man's fire and steel with the greater power of the Earth and and the stars.

Now, after thousands of years of slavery and degradation, women are showing their true powers once again.

>Who is Ophiuchus?

>FAQ: The Sun in Ophiuchus

>Ophiuchus in the signs

>Who killed Ophiuchus?

>The New Ophiuchus Nation

>Angry Ophiuchus

>Margaret Cho, Ophiuchus comic

>Abbe Hoffman, Ophiuchus rebel

>Beethoven, Ophiuchus genius

>James Holmes, insane Ophiuchus

>Andreas Lubitz, suicidal Ophiuchus


Egyptian by Femi Ibim

Hellenic by Kim Lovelace

A lot of what you learned about your Moon from mainstream astrology is false or misleading. The 12-sign Zodiac doesn't represent the truth. A 13 sign astrology horoscope reveals the facts about your real birth planets and luminaries by finding the right sign and degree. 13-sign astrology also includes the sign Ophiuchus, the goddess of women's power and accomplishments. The 12-sign, tropical view of the horoscope deficient and outdated.

Ophiuchus and her origins

Another vital placement in the horoscope is the The Black Moon and Lilith, which are linked to the dark, hidden extreme in Lunar polarity, the opposite of the lighted moon, our romantic archetype. Again, traditional astrology rarely acknowledges this mysterious influence, and gets the sign wrong.

• Learn more about Lilith

• Black Moon/Lilith in your chart

Saturn Through the Ages

Originally posted in 13 astrology

By Natalie Miller
Oct. 30, 2017

If you study astrology at all you’ve probably heard of the Saturn return.  This is a time in life where you get “the sickle” or you are forced to examine what you’ve reaped.  If you’ve been on the right path, it won’t be so bad; but, if not, it can mean being  uprooted and forced to re-assess many aspects of life, especially the ones connected to Saturn in your natal chart.  Or you can just go out and buy a shiny new convertible, but I don’t endorse that.  

Saturn/Cronos was patron of harvest in the harmonious times of the Golden Age.  Back in the Golden Age when justice and peace abounded, the harvest was simply a time of abundance.  Now we see the sickle Saturn holds, and we are frightened.  Saturn has become vindictive and cold.  For example, when we struggle day to day it’s usually in the house that Saturn is in and with it’s associated aspects.  If he’s just helping us reap what we sow, it shouldn’t feel so tyrannical, right? 

Looking at the electric/plasma universe theory research we can gain some insight into what might be happening with Saturn.  It is proposed that, and bear with me here, Saturn was once a red or brown dwarf star.  Furthermore, it was bopping around somewhere else in space, not a part of our solar system; and, we were in orbit around it!  There are a couple of theories of how it was assimilated into our solar system but one theory is that our Sun was formed during the process of assimilation which would create plasma instability in the sky which may be associated with Saturn’s successor and son Zeus the God of thunderbolts. MORE

Trump's Transits
Backlash for a Blowhard

Retrograde Saturn is taking another swipe at the Trump magic

Trump fills a void in American politics that was created by venality and greed, and that patina will stay with Trump until the end. The need is greater than ever for effective leadership, yet we'll not see any hope of change; Americans face the possibility of a Trump administration bloodied like a mortally wounded bull in the ring, kicking and trashing around, part of a global trend of failed states mired in corruption and fraud. The degree of success or failure for Trump in muddling through the gargantuan problems we face won't matter in the long run, Trump is essentially a placeholder in today's politics, since even if he knew what he was doing, he couldn't make it real. His own lack of substance, desperate isolation and peevish paranoia may spell more danger for Trump than any media backlash or attempts to disgrace him by his enemies. Trump is his own most dangerous enemy. He has nothing to give, nowhere to go, nobody to love him. He's a TV has-been that oversold himself and now must pay the piper. MORE

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War, Waste and Want

US army Gen. John Campbell recently testified to congress that the war against terror will take “generations, not years”. The wars going on now are expanding and sucking in more nations like a vacuum cleaner. Hundreds of thousands of people are being slaughtered, and millions are fleeing the bombs. The chances of a world war, including the use of nuclear weapons, has never been higher, especially since the Pentagon is now convinced that a limited nuclear exchange is “survivable”. Only a revolution can stop this war; and the war, if it happens, can only bring about a revolution.

Technically, we have enough resources to support the world population, if they weren’t hoarded by a few billionaires. They control the supply of goods and services. Incredibly, inexorably, they are also strangulating the demand for what they own. The supply outstrips demand, so in order to make profits, the owners have to destroy their inventories to keep the price of the remaining stock high enough for them to stay rich. Mergers and corporate raids cannibalize competition as a few monopolies dominate and impoverish huge swathes of the population in clean sweeps. This occurs on a giant scale, where the rich are destroying the planet for short term gain. The land, water and skies are being degraded as pollution from the waste products of consumerism destroy the animals and fish, the forests, the birds, and ultimately, ourselves. Capitalism is causing violence because it is a violent system. It’s only a matter of time before the majority of the world population. cheated out of a decent life, will rise up. The insane destruction of the Earth can only bring on revolution.

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For the masses of people throughout the world, whose lives have become harsher, poorer, and whose “misery index” is rising precipitously; they are left no choice but to rebel. Their standard of living is dropping fast, as hollow currencies turn to dust and decent jobs are like a needle in a haystack. Rather than sharing wealth, the rich propose a system of worse deprivation, euphemistically called austerity. The poor are expected to die, or be killed under a system which offers them no redress, no hope. Austerity is another word for the rich classes and their banks taking wealth away from the lower classes in a legal way, collecting interest on an unpayable debt. Austerity will lead to revolution.

"Virgen de Guadalupe" By Georges Yepes

Redemption and Virgo

Since September we’ve been subject to a Virgo influence. “Influence” really doesn’t describe what has been a shattering experience for many institutions and individuals. Turns out, anyone can be cut to the quick by the Spica’s scythe. Like a grain threshing machine, Virgo has been cutting the tall grass, revealing the snakes at ground level. Virgo, the magi, wants to share the bounty of nature with all humanity. The gift of Virgo is in their concept of giving. They give until they are disgusted, and then they turn to stone.

Virgo is the really the absence of the dominance of the other signs, and Virgo only ascends when the other signs fail to heed the warning, and misuse their power. Then it falls to Virgo to seize power. Virgo is the roar of the crowd, or the lamentations of the poor, the power of the mass movement, the mass protest. Virgo represents the inevitability of the rise of humanity. The mass cannot be stopped by any force known to man. Virgo is the revolution.

Virgo is a time of free thinking, a fearless look at transformation, the end of the normal and where the rules of society–the status quo–no longer prevail. That’s why our culture is rife with apocalyptic visions, fears of a meteor-strike, and other end-of-the-world scenarios. Virgo is adept at such fantasies, and entertains them with confidence in their abilities of adaptation and their sixth sense of impending doom and change. Virgo is our early-warning system.

Spiritually, Virgo is the most likely to fall into Karl Marx’s delineation of the classes as the proletariat. Virgo also represents, according to P.R. Sarkar’s spectrum of the four main groups of people, the “Shudra” or laborer class. Virgo also represents the anarchy of a system gone bad, and the search for a new one. Both of these philosophers see the rise of the poor as a preliminary step towards a new world order, where the leadership of society changes radically to correct the injustices and repression of the old era.

We should not be terrified of the future, since Virgo is only doing its job of forcing a worker’s revolution against the few maniacs who are destroying the planet. We should welcome this period as our opportunity to reorganize and repair what has been spoiled by corruption. The majority of humans should be working for their own benefit and to eliminate the parasite class of capitalists. Virgo will end the rule of those who profit off the masses, and place a new leadership into power, who serve the people. So, let’s take a breath and get to work.

Virgo at Ground Zero

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Lilith: Lust and Fear: the male myth

Lilith: the Real Goddess by Lorraine

Black Moon/Lilith in the signs

Jupiter in the 13 Signs

By Natalie Miller

Where Jupiter lies in our chart is where we are “on a mission” so to speak.  It’s an area of life that forever beckons to us.  Jupiter in our charts radiates it’s mood all through our other planets and aspects. To find where Jupiter lies in your 13 Sign Natal Chart, feel free to contact me, and I'll look it up for you.

Jupiter in Aries

These folks themselves are raw energy in motion.  When they find their calling they are very good at figuring out what you can do to help them achieve their goals.  They are so powerful because they spend a lot of timing figuring themselves out.  Given the right ideology, these folks can make a big mark on our world.  When they rise, we follow.  We are attracted to the very best side of these people.  If only they could see themselves through our eyes.  Their fire can either run out of kindling leaving them feeling empty inside or light a way for others.  However, if they have lackadaisical or self obsessed goals, they can suck the life out of yours with a force only Jupiter in Sagittarius can contend with.

Notable:  Adele, Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr., Keaton Henson


Decoding Chiron

Reposted from 13astrology

By Natalie Miller

Why does the asteroid Chiron light up our deepest, darkest, and creepiest fears and bring suffering to many people?  Is there a connection between the constellation.

Centaurus and the asteroid Chiron?  To find out more, let's take a look at the the discovery or “natal” chart of the asteroid. MORE

For further reading on Chiron:

Chiron: The Gods Reward Sacrifice.

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Neptune in Our Time

Reposted from 13astrology

By Natalie Miller

The 13 Ages of Neptune take 165 years to complete around the Sun. Elusive yet conducive, Neptune plays the poetry of time like a musical instrument throughout of the facets of its romantic, mysterious journey. Here's a lyrical guide and tribute to the nomadic nature of the unconscious mind.

The Full LIST from 1873 to 2039

Neptune in Aries (1873 - 1884)

This was a time of gathering, conquering, collecting.  Repeat.  The subconscious mind is uncontrollable and Aries needs to be in control.  There were moments of troubled incertitude and the rawness of this confusion made armies form, precisely organize and attack with little regard for the enemy.  The victors came back together stronger like a pool in which bacteria gestates.  Scientists birthed their inventions. MORE

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Venus and the 13
Signs of Love

Venus: Reposted from 13astrology

Venus in Your Sign*

By Natalie Miller

*If you would like me to look up where Venus falls in your 13 sign natal chart, contact me.

Although Venus doesn't just dictate how we navigate our romantic relationships, the romantic energy Venus reveals to us is potentially transformative. Find the meaning of Venus throughout the signs: MORE

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Mercury in the 13 Signs

Mercury: Reposted from 13astrology

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By Natalie Miller

Mercury in the natal chart*

*if you would like me to look up where Mercury is in your 13 sign natal chart feel free to contact me.

The aspects to and in what zodiac sign Mercury is in affect the way in which you communicate. Mercury is mercurial and the stronger the influence, the more Mercury can potentially confuse. MORE

Walter Berg

The Founder
of 13 Sign Astrology

Our 13-sign astrology group is extremely honored and proud to present Walter Berg to our readers. Walter single-handedly created modern 13 sign astrology from years of dogged observation and hand-calculation in the early 1970s.

MORE about Walter, plus an exclusive interview.

"Medusa" By Hiroko Sakai

Dangerous to Men

The fully realized female and her return to power

A defining issue for women is emerging, and Ophiuchus is leading the way. Thousands of years of stored-up women's anger is bubbling to the surface. Women have bottled up their resentment of male supremacy to a pressure point that it can explode at any moment. No longer content to swallow their second-class status, women are rising up in defiance of the system that has defined them as man's servants and concubines. Women are coming to the realization that THEY are the real agents of change, that men are unfocused and trapped by their own egos and emotions.

Women are no longer content to accept their role in their relations with men, children, with each other, and the family. The female is becoming alienated from her subservient roles. Many women are resisting the patriarchy, facing it down in the streets and in the court rooms.

Women Who Killed Men

Women pushed past their limits

The confidant, boastful world of men is spinning out of control, and women are fomenting a not-so-silent revolution. The yielding, supportive and suffering female is disappearing, and being replaced by a much more militant version of herself. Their pliant codependency with men has not served them well enough to let it continue, and women have had enough. Women are sifting through the rubble of their hopes and dreams and demanding more of themselves, and more from the men who have sabotaged them for centuries. They won't be willing victims of the system any longer.


Cave paintings like the one above, date back to 40,000 years ago, when women were fleshed out as the vital elements of early human communities, as its leaders, hunters and healers, and of course, the source of life. Men were less defined, (the naked figure with the hanging appendage) viewed mostly as sperm donors, more noteworthy for their penis than any other attribute, as another of women's domesticated animals, like the dog also pictured.

Ophiuchus-related pages:

>Who is Ophiuchus?

>Ophiuchus in the zodiac

>Planets, Asteroids in Ophiuchus

>Abbe Hoffman, Ophiuchus rebel

>Beethoven, Ophiuchus genius

>James Holmes, Anything to be Cool

>Andreas Lubitz, Breaking Point of a Nerd

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Ophiuchus: Then and Now

Reposted from 13astrology

By Natalie Miller

Did you know that Virgo, Libra, and Scorpio (as it is today) used to be one giant Scorpion constellation?  It’s true.  This ancient trifecta is what has birthed the new sign of Ophiuchus.  What makes Ophiuchans so alluring?  I believe it is their ability to balance reason and intuition with the confidence to manifest accordingly.  So why do Ophiuchan Suns usually come across shy as if they are hiding something.  It’s because they are. MORE

**Look to your inner Ophiuchus for guidance in your times of uncertainty and energy in your times of confusion.  To see where Ophiuchus falls in your natal chart and what, if any, planets are under her influence, contact me.**

Related article: Ophiuchus and Nature: The Seeds of Life

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Aries Mar 21 - April 20 April 15 - May 15 April 19 - May 13
Taurus April 21 - May 20 May 16 - June 15 May 14 - June 19
Gemini May 21 - June 20 June 16 - July 15 June 20 - July 20
Cancer June 21 - July 21 July 16 - Aug 15 July 21 - Aug 9
Leo July 22 Aug 22 Aug 16 - Sep 15 Aug 10 – Sep 15
Virgo Aug 23 - Sep 22 Sep 16 - Oct 15 Sept 16 – Oct 30
Libra Sep 23 - Oct 22 Oct 16 - Nov 15 Oct 31– Nov 22
Scorpio Oct 23 - Nov 21 Nov 16 - Dec 15 Nov 23 – Nov 29
Ophiuchus NA NA Nov 30 – Dec 17
Sagittarius Nov 22 - Dec 21 Dec 16 - Jan 14 Dec 18– Jan 18
Capricorn Dec 22 - Jan 20 Jan 15 - Feb 14 Jan 19 – Feb 15
Aquarius Jan 21 - Feb 19 Feb 15 - Mar 14 Feb 16– Mar 11
Pisces Feb 20 - Mar 20 Mar 15 - April 14 Mar 12 – April 18

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