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New Book "South Node Astrology; Uncovering Your Soul's Karmic Inheritance" available on Kindle

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  Just Published! Kindle Edition of "South Node Astrology" is out on Amazon. In a few weeks it will also be available on Audible.com as well.  Jungian Astrologer, Elizabeth Spring, again brings the North and South Nodes to life, years after writing "North Node Astrology; Re-discovering Your Life Direction and Soul Purpose."  The story of your Nodes trace the trajectory of your Soul through time. What about the South Node? The South Node holds powerful insights into your soul's journey; what you got right, what you suffered from, and what you're carrying over into this life.  Understanding your unconscious patters can keep you from sabotaging yourself and your relationships. And what do you really know about a potential partner, or even your child?  We tend to repeat the past until we make it conscious; or as Carl Jung said: "When a given situation is not made conscious, it happens outside as fate." For students and astrologers this will be an excel

New Book: "South Node Astrology; Uncovering Your Soul's Karmic Inheritance" `available NOW on Amazon

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  "South Node Astrology; Uncovering Your Soul's Karmic Inheritance" Available on Amazon Now! March 10, 2021

What are the North and South Nodes? Vedic Nodes, vs Western Nodes...

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As many of you know, the North and South Nodes are mathematical points rather than planets, and are calculated by the intersecting orbits between the Earth, Sun, and Moon. Throughout the history of astrology these points have pointed to our re-incarnation history. The South Node describes the qualities of past incarnations and present spiritual lessons in this life, and the North Node describes the life direction, soul purpose, and compensatory behavior that is 'good medicine' for you now.      The Nodes can be seen as the trajectory of the Soul. Similar to the ancient astroglobes with an arrow piercing a circle (now often seen as garden sculptures) the arrow tip points in the direction of your North Node, like a North Star, and the South Node is the end tail of the arrow, and speaks symbolically of the past and the direction you want to move away from....old default habits. There needs to be a balance between the ends, because we cannot get rid of the past and the emotio

Fool's Gold: the Slippery Downward Slope of the South Node

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Fool's Gold; the Slippery Slope of the South Node    I'm thinking about another book, a sequel to "North Node Astrology; Redisovering Your Life Direction and Soul Purpose", and this new book, "South Node Astrolog y; " would focus on what each of us came into this life to change. Our re-incarnational agenda. how the emotional memory contained in the South Node influences how we live  in this life and why we keep repeating the same old mistakes and misjudgments. These patters sabotage us and keep us from living a better life, and loving more fully.  So what is this South Node? From the point of view of evolutionary astrology, the sign of your South Node describes your default pattern in life. It describes a way of being in the world which doesn't work well for you anymore. It represents something you are comfortable with, because earlier in this life or in a previous life (if you believe in reincarnation) it was your habitual pattern and where you

South Node Libra

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In Evolutionary astrology we look at the South Node with eyes that are biased to see what unfinished business, what blockage, what challenge was not met—either earlier in this life or in a former life. So, we read the South Node negatively. To read the “Venus ruled” Libra negatively can be hard, because there is so much charm and personality there. It’s similar to saying “that nice person at the party/the job/the meeting wasn’t really so nice after all.” Too much niceness, too much ‘trying to make the peace at any price’, too much caring what the other person thinks and feels, can make a person appear like a chameleon. Why is there such a desire to please? What woundedness is under that need? Enmeshment, co-dependence, and a subtle kind of opportunism and neediness are the worse traits of Libra; no matter if it be the Sun, Moon or South Node. In the South Node position, the emotional nature “remembers” on a cellular level an original closeness and unity

South Node Taurus

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The South Node represents what we’ve come into this life with---the gifts, the wounds, the challenges. On the most basic level, the South Node is where we are comfortable because we are familiar with the territory, and with the South Node in Taurus, we know the delights of being comfortable, being sensual and sexual, having a sense of financial and emotional security, and enjoying the things in life that make it worth living. Venus rules Taurus, and this is the part of us that values the ground we stand on, our relationships, beauty, good food and drink, and loyal friends. Nothing wrong with that! And we fear not having enough of those things. Venus is exalted in Taurus, meaning that the planetary archetype of Venus naturally and comfortably expresses itself through the lens of Taurus, and that “she” expresses a type of “life philosophy” that is rooted in a pragmatic and sensual understanding of life. That is unless you’ve taken it too far. And this may be the

Bitterness; The Silent Disease

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"Bitterness: The Silent Disease of the South Node" "Anger is a short madness." Horace 65 BC Anger is a short madness, but bitterness is anger that has been boiled, simmered, and then found so unpalatable that it has been thrown into the deep freeze of our unconscious psyches. Recently the “Los Angeles Times” printed an article called: “Bitterness as mental illness?” It stated that: “Bitter behavior is so common and deeply destructive that some psychiatrists are urging it be identified as a mental illness under the name post-traumatic embitterment disorder.” How many of us have a touch of this disease? How many people do we know that have it? And towhat degree? Anger is what we feel first in the face of injustice, and repeated anger becomes deep-seated resentment at whoever and whatever is upsetting us. It turns cold and bitter. And the worse part is that