A commenter asked about transiting Saturn (reality) passing over natal Neptune (dreams/ideals) in Scorpio. This is worth a post, because many of you have already experienced this. Or you will be, over the next months.
Neptune in Scorpio is intensified dreams. Hopes, fantasies, romantic longings and escape routes with a darker tint. The fantasy that bleeds into obsession. The escape that turns into a headlong dive. But also...profound creativity that touches people where they are raw. The hope that dies and is reborn. Scorpio gives weight to Neptune's ethereal vibe.
And here comes Saturn, grinding along with his relentless agenda. Right over your dream/obsession/hope. When Saturn meets Neptune, there's only two ways things can go down:
- you're confronted with reality, and the fantasy comes to an end
- you find a way to focus your dream and make it real
Which will it be? Only you can answer that, but when it happens you'll know for certain if it's Option Number 1 or 2. Love him or hate him, Saturn is never vague.
It's not fun having your dreams killed, or hitting rock bottom. Doesn't matter how unhealthy or inappropriate it all was, it hurts when you hit the wall. This ushers in a time of profound disillusionment/depression/pain. If this happens, try to look at it as a void of improbability that was draining your life force (Neptune in Scorpio can be the addiction that sucks you dry). Saturn has made it clear that there's nothing for you at the bottom of the void, except...nothing. So you need to fill it with something else (because the void doesn't go away). You get to choose what that something is.
If you see a chance to solidify your dream, it will probably present in the form of extra work, a call to prove yourself and/or focus your vision. It won't be easy, and it may feel downright uncomfortable. Saturn always demands more in the present, with no visible rewards. But the payoff is in the future. Saturn is the king of delayed gratification and long-term planning. Not fun, but consider this; without Saturn, nothing would be built, committed to or confirmed.
Real magic takes time and patience. Saturn over Neptune in Scorpio offers you the chance to crystallize some real magic.
If your natal Neptune in Scorpio sits at 17-20 degrees, you're feeling Saturn's transit right now. If it's positioned from 21 to 29 degrees Scorpio, you'll feel Saturn's reality check between Aug 31st and Dec 23rd. 28 to 29 degrees Scorpio will be revisited by Saturn between June 14, 2015 and Sept 16th, 2015.