From Jun 2002*
Sun in Gemini trine Uranus in Aquarius
The Sun in Gemini formed a trine with Uranus in Aquarius at 29° near the midnight hour in the United States last night. (Please adjust your time zone accordingly if you are elsewhere in the world.)
The Sun in Gemini represents personal ego energy focused on acquiring knowledge, using information, generating new ideas, and sharing what you know in exchange for what other people know and can tell you. Uranus in Aquarius represents innovative insights, unique inspirations, extraordinary personal independence, and the joyous celebration of one's individuality and freedom. A trine is a 120° aspect of mutual support and compatibility.
This is a wonderful energy of new thoughts and exceptional inspirations -- the kind that strike "out of the blue." It is intellectually dynamic, bringing new perspectives and the chance to claim more freedom by putting them to use -- or sudden knowledge and "new information" which can also open up new opportunities that you didn't see, didn't know about, hadn't thought of ... or hadn't created in your imagination as viable possibilities before.
Because trines are less dramatic -- and certainly more comfortable -- than the harsher aspects of squares and oppositions, sometimes their gifts go unnoticed because the easy arrival of what they represent gets taken for granted -- or seems like just the nicest little piece of luck.
This aspect forms once a year with the Sun in Gemini ... and later will form a "companion" trine on October 18 with the Sun in Libra -- but for the next week, do pay special attention to your "bright ideas," sudden revelations, and other "flashes" -- because that's how Uranus energy works ... when you least expect it. What this energy brings you now may be unusually valuable -- if you pay attention. For those of you who keep journals or lists -- it's a special time to be conscientious in that habit. For sure, it's a time for everyone to take note ... and take notes.
For those with planet placements around 29° (or 0° of any sign -- but especially the Fire Signs -- Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, or the Air signs -- Gemini, Libra, Aquarius), this aspect could be especially significant.
Meanwhile, here's the generic translation for all the signs of things you may experience in the next several weeks.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Aries -- productive ideas may be stimulated by events that seem accidental, that possibly involve your friends or professional network, that have an altruistic or visionary flavor attached to them, or that bring you break-through opportunities for greater individual freedom.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Taurus -- changes in your financial outlook, new ideas regarding the management of your money, new possibilities for income, ideas on possessions you want to acquire, your thinking about your economic structures in general may receive help from sudden opportunities in your professional area -- or some change in your public status.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Gemini -- the ability to get your views across to others may receive a boost from the sudden arrival of new knowledge -- especially the kind that raises your own general wisdom a notch or two. Your expertise in a specialized field may be highlighted by an opportunity to teach or share what you know as an authority others will listen to, or a more liberated philosophy generates a whole new world of ideas and concepts for you to explore.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Cancer -- the opportunity to heal old wounds or help others do the same may come through the revelation of "hidden information" -- or your own sudden understanding of a problem in a new way. The abrupt "end" of an old idea or situation -- in ways that amount to a kind of "death" -- may prove liberating, upsetting, transformative, therapeutic, and spiritually educational.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Leo -- plans for the future, your vision of what you want to accomplish in your long-term professional goals may receive unexpected help because a partnership or alliance suddenly acquires a more liberated "atmosphere," gains more independence, or generates a sparkling new concept you can act on and run with to your own benefit.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Virgo -- achievement in your profession, or possible honors and public attention, provide you with more independence in your work -- changes which may let you set your own hours, call your own shots, free up your time to use as you please, or provide an atmosphere that values your special contributions and supports more freedom for you to operate at will.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Libra -- intellectual expansion, the acquisition of respected knowledge and authority, a new piece of information and insight, the option to explore -- and benefit from -- greener pastures and a more independent lifestyle may come because you have the courage to "take a chance" on something offered to you unexpectedly -- something which makes use of your talents and special skills in a most unique way.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Scorpio -- a sudden, highly beneficial change -- possibly disguised as a crisis or emergency -- occurs because of unexpected events in your home situation, family circle, domestic arrangements, or other structures that affect your psychological foundation. Something you've depended on in your private life may end abruptly ... and be replaced by something better -- in a little while.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Sagittarius -- a partnership will likely receive benefits because of sudden news, an unexpected idea, or an ingenious way you find to use knowledge and information to mutual benefit. Your partner may even be the source of this great little piece of luck.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Capricorn -- conditions "at work" -- both the job you do for money and the chores, responsibilities, favors, and other "routine stuff" you do to make life better for other people -- benefits by unexpected events in your financial area -- changes that offer you more freedom than you have presently.
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Aquarius -- things you do for fun, relationships with your children, artistic or creative projects you may be producing, leisure activities, or even romantic possibilities are stimulated by your own "unusual" self-presentation -- and maybe something you do "on the spur of the moment" shows you unexpected ways to be more delightfully and unpredictably yourself!!
If your Sun, Moon, or Ascendant is in Pisces -- conditions in your home -- as in your physical dwelling, circumstances involving the members of your family circle, and the conduct of your private life may benefit tremendously because of events that occur "out of sight" -- possibly radical changes in your own psyche and "life perspective." You may find yourself able to live more freely and more abundantly just by "changing your mind" about something that seems simple, even obvious, in retrospect.
* Articles in the extensive series "Things to Know About" are constructed from information originally published in Step-by-Step, our Premium Members several-times a week Astrology Ezine. This Ezine has been continuously published since late November 2001. The material is published here mostly for my convenience. It is not intended to be finished, organized, polished or even complete. Some of it may be notes that don't even make a lot of sense, but you're welcome to look at it.
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