Saturn Through The Houses
Saturn transits can have profound effects on your life. Known as the
teacher, when Saturn transits a house, you can expect matters of that house
to come to the forefront for the next two and half years. Anyone interested
in Astrology should always look at what Saturn is doing in your natal chart
by transits. That is the area where you will experience lessons, both good
Saturn transiting the first house - During this time, you become more
reserved and conservative in personal matters. This begins a new cycle in
the life of the individual and letting go of the old can be painful. There
is a focus more on the self and less on others in the person's life.
Things that have up till now been tolerated, will seem oppressive and that
it can no longer be tolerated. If you have been ignoring your health, then
health matters will become a focus through illness or desire to improve the
health. If it's a relationship, you will find the things that do not work
become more oppressive and can easily indicate a split as the person is now
focused on their own needs, not that of others. If it's a job that no
longer works, then the job may be taken away or the person may decide to
make a change. Whatever has been causing the individual unhappiness, we be
brought to the forefront for a resolution. This is also a time when more
responsibilities and duties requiring hard work put on the individual.
During this transit, you need to get in touch with who you really are and
what will make you happy.
Saturn transiting the second house - An emphasis will be placed on finances
and business responsibilities. What do you consider your true worth? Do
you value yourself? These are the types of questions that get brought to
the forefront when Saturn is in the second. You may have to work harder to
get ahead, but you will also learn what you need to do to earn more money to
buy the things you want. It is a time where you will come to understand
what the "things" you desire have a price that must be paid. Are they worth
it. This is time when you could lose money. If this happens, it is because
on a deeper level it is necessary to separate you from what you have as a
way of identifying your self. Caution should be used in financial affairs
and long thought, research and patience should be utilized before moving
forward. It is a time where you have earned through hard work any gains you
make in finances.
Saturn transiting the third house - During the transit of this house,
learning become more important. You may be forced by your work to learn new
information to do your job. You may decide to take on a course of study to
advance yourself. Communications become more important and it is a good
time to write, teach or do scientific research. You ability to mentally
focus and concentrate become enhanced as Saturn puts structure into your
thought process. Matters that relate to siblings can be problematic during
this transit. Disagreements can cause rifts in the family. Caution should
be used in signing any contracts. There is also the possibility that you
can become more negative in your thinking. There could be many
misunderstanding in communications as you are forced to develop your style
of communicating, whether in writing or speaking.
Saturn transiting the fourth house - An increase in domestic and family
responsibilities take place during this transit. Home repairs or
remodeling may take center stage during this transit. Problems in your
domestic life will be in the forefront. You may begin to work from the home
or if you have been a home based person, you may go out of the home to work.
Often, the person changes homes during this period. Parents may force you
to take on a large role in their lives. Because the fourth house is also
the basis for the inner self, It is also a good time to work through
childhood psychological issues. It's an excellent time for psychotherapy
to ensure that the rest of your life is improved. You may also find
yourself more involved with real estate, food or food services, farming and
domestic products and services.
Saturn transiting the Fifth House - Matters involving children can come to
the forefront during this transit. New children may be born, increasing
responsibilities. Sometimes it indicates the loss of a child through
miscarriage. You may become more involved in your children's school.
Problems around children can become a focus. It is also a time of
creativity or the desire to be more creative. If you have been trying to
create something, Saturn will give the structure to get the idea into a
solid form. You may also have a strong desire to teach others the things
you have learned. Affairs began with this transit could take a long time
to develop or have many restrictions. Perhaps children interfere in some
way with the relationship. While Saturn is in the fifth, it is not a good
time to gamble to do other speculative ventures as they are unlikely to work
Saturn transiting the Sixth House - Matters pertaining to the job take the
forefront. This can be in increased responsibilities or problems that
relate to the workplace. You could become unemployed or be forced to do
work that you dislike. If the job was one that you didn't like, then you
will be forced through circumstances to make a change, either physical or in
attitude. You will pay attention to details in your work and seek
organization to your work space. You become more productive. This is also
a time when health problems can show up, especially if you have been
ignoring the problem. It will become a crises demanding attention. You
may change your diet and begin a physical fitness program. Pets and
animals can become a problem through illness or loss, or you may acquire a
pet. You might find yourself more concerned with the plight of animals.
Saturn transiting the Seventh House - Relationships become the focus, good
or bad. If a relationship is not working, this is the time that it may end
in separation or divorce. There may be more responsibility in relationships
of all types. There can be challenges to relationships that result in a
stronger bond. If you are not in a relationship, it can crystalize the
desire to find a mate. It is time when you may also be involved in
lawsuits. It's a time to learn about how you relate to others in a
partnership way. During this period, if you have been learning your lessons
and applying them to your everyday life, you will begin to reap the rewards
of a better life as Saturn moves up to the midheaven.
Saturn transiting the Eighth House - This is a time when other peoples
resources can affect you. Your mate could lose their job, or a parent
become ill and you take on more responsibility where finances are concerned.
The individual may be forced to handle the affairs of someone who have
died. Problems or financial losses can occur through joint finances and
business involvements. If you haven't been doing your taxes properly, this
is time when they can become problematic. You might find difficulties in
securing loans. You might also be given more responsibility in work with
finances. It's a time when you may develop an increased interest in the
occult and the afterlife or mysteries of the Universe.
Saturn transiting the Ninth House - Your beliefs and philosophy become
crystalized. You may join a new church or religious organization. The
desire for others to know what you believe come to the forefront, although
this can make you unpopular. You might decide to go to college or take
other courses of learning. You may travel more for business and less for
pleasure and encounter problems with travel. You could also be involved in
lawsuits or problems with the law. If you are trying to get published, you
might find that there are many restrictions.
Saturn transiting the Tenth House - This is supposed to be the harvest of
all the hard work that came while Saturn transited house 1-9. It really
depends on whether you have been preparing during prior transits. It is a
time for greater responsibilities in your career. Your status and prestige
should increase during this time if you have done the previous work. You
can be forced into leadership roles. There is an opportunity to make an
impression upon the world as an individual. If you haven't done your work,
this could be a trying time in terms of your status and career. There
could be problems with authority figures or the loss of an authority figure,
perhaps the father. Or greater responsibilities around parents.
Decisions to change the career could emerge by the end of this transit.
Saturn transiting the Eleventh House - More responsibility can be assumed in
organizations and groups. Friendships may change as you gain new awareness
about what friendships mean. You could make new friends and re-connect with
friends. This is a time to crystalize your hopes, dreams and wishes and
you can bring them into concrete form.
Saturn transiting the Twelfth the House - This is a time where people
often become more introverted and can lead to depression. There is a sense
of needing to go within and it's not a good time to try new ventures.
Difficulties will prevent their fruition. This is a time for evaluation, so
that when Saturn goes into the First House, you have cleared those things
from you life that no longer work. It is also a time when you could be
associated with hospitals, or asylums or other institutions through work or
by being incarcerated. Confinement marks this transits whether by choice
in withdrawing from society or through illness or incarceration. It's a
good time to be in therapy, to clear out the old baggage before moving into
the first house.
Dee Patterson is a professional psychic, and is available for readings. She
reads the past, present and future, is a medium and medical intuitive. She
has served as President of the Astrological Society of Ky during 1989-91 and
again in 2002-03. She does past life regressions, spiritual counseling and
emotional release. She is the publisher of Odyssey. She can be reached by
calling 502-894-9977, email: firstname.lastname@example.org