On July 29, 2013, there was an extraordinary configuration of planets and luminaries. This only happens every 800 years or so. And as expected every New Age mind on the planet is heralding it as the salvation of humankind. In other words, blowing it all out of proportion. The Grand Sextile, as it is called is, indeed a special one, but perhaps a cool-headed interpretation would be more useful than falling to our knees and shouting at the sky.
Throughout my career as an astrologer there have been numerous “Miracle” celestial events that promised the dawning of a new age or the beginning of something “BIG, BIG, BIG.” Alas, disappointment always followed when the New Age of world peace and love was not ushered in and our imprisonment in the world of complicated emotions, fears, doubts, and more, continued. Plus, the Young and Baby souls of the earth kept going with their headlong drive toward short-sighted destruction of the planet.
I know it would be wonderful if a singular event would zap everyone in the third eye and awaken the human race to peace and Shangri La. It probably won’t happen that way, but it does make good copy for the web and books. Remember the Harmonic Concordance in 2003? It had a similar configuration of planets as the one now. Continue reading