Both Saturn and Pluto shift into retrograde from April to
September 2018, in the earth sign of Capricorn.
In astrology, Saturn and Pluto deliver us some of the toughest
but most rewarding lessons, and are huge instigators of growth and
Under this retrograde cycle, Saturn and Pluto will be working
closely together seeing as they are both in the same zodiac
This ultra potent combo of planetary energy is set to bring some
huge transformative shifts, especially around 2019-2020, but its
likely we are all going to start feeling these stirrings during
this retrograde period.
While in retrograde, Saturn is going to be helping us to look
over things since December 2017. Whatever lessons Saturn has
brought into our lives since then may be up for review or
Saturn is always helping us to create boundaries, get grounded,
and take responsibility for ourselves and our lives.
Saturn encourages us to assess and take practical steps when it
comes to going after what we want and making the changes that we
Sometimes Saturn can also impose boundaries or create feelings
of stagnation in our lives, but this is just so we can review what
is no longer working and what needs to be cleared.
Saturn is all about making commitments to yourself and to the
life that you truly desire, so think back since December and
reflect and celebrate any commitments you have made in these
During this retrograde cycle, Saturn will also be guiding us to
look over any lessons or challenges that have occurred over the
last few months. We may have to tweak a few things, or we may find
a new meaning or a new way of dealing with things.
Saturn retrograde always brings a healing energy, so this would
also be the perfect time to clear and release any wounds that may
have been blocking you or causing you to shy away from making
commitments or taking responsibility for your life.
Pluto retrograde will also be touching on these themes but in a
slightly different way. While Saturn encourages us to step up and
take responsibility for things, Pluto encourages us to dig deeper
so we can truly understand things.
Pluto is always guiding us to peel back the layers and keep
digging so we can find a new truth and reach higher levels of
consciousness. Pluto is also the planet of divine love, death, and
While in retrograde, Pluto will be inviting us to go over any
deaths we have experienced since April 2017. These deaths can be of
a person, a job situation, an attitude, a relationship, a belief
system and so on.
Whenever the energy of deat...