Pluto has gone retrograde in the very serious sign of Capricorn. Capricorn is the sign that builds structures and foundations. Capricorns will work hard to ensure their security and that of everyone around them, and will do so at all costs. When Pluto is in Capricorn, you have a good opportunity to dig deep and discover your true power and gifts. Let’s see what Pluto in retrograde in the sign of Capricorn offers you.
You are experiencing an intense career drive and are having thoughts about your soul-level mission. All outward expectations are being left behind. You are coming out from under parental expectations, a drive for status, and an assumed career trajectory. The quest for a solid, self-authorized pathway that's fulfilling at the end of the day will be revealed.
You will experience life-changing journeys, both in the mind and in reality. Philosophies that don’t allow space for growth and regeneration will challenge you, but you will be revived by a more expansive belief system. You will also have tests of the spirit and/or body that cover a lot of ground, like endurance sports, or challenging travel adventures. Events happen that force a widening of the big picture—be prepared to expand your mind and to wise up.
You will be introduced into the mystery through a death. This is also a time of merging and of separating lives with another. This energy will help the healing of deeply seated energies of the psyche, a refreshing of the soul of sorts. Be prepared to be a presence in emergencies or times of crisis and to face truths about manipulative behavior, emotional vampires, and what drains your life force in general.
You will face relationships boldly, getting to core realities about significant one-on-ones. Notions of self are challenged, when meeting the reality of the other. Any false assumptions about a relationship are peeled off, leading to deeper, more authentic understanding. The projections of the self—illusions cast onto another—are brought home, to be owned as the shadow. There will be endings and beginnings. More integration is possible, and the gift is that “real” relationships endure.
Be ready for n overhaul of your work life. You will also be attending to fundamental health issues that will require you to take responsibility for the whole self—your mind, body, and spirit. You might be open to exploring new healing modalities that go deeper than those you’ve tried in the pat. This is a time of turning away from toxins toward what's natural. This is your time to find power to be a clean machine in a polluted world.
You are surely becoming established as a creative person. You will turn a pastime into your field of expertise while rediscovering play and the pure joy of being alive. The legacy of childhood, and the power of what's passed on to children will inform you at this time. You are finding your unique self-expression, and a tangible medium to bring it out. Enjoyment becomes a revitalizing force in your life.
This is a time for life-changing events related to the home and real estate—you may face foreclosure, move in with family, buy or sell your home. You will also do lots of soul searching about your past, particularly your experiences growing up in your family. It’s time to go beyond often-repeated family stories, and seeing deeper into the dynamics of the relationships. You will be coming to terms with compulsions rooted in your-early life and standing firmly on new ground.
The power of being true to your word will be the gift of this time. You will want to go beyond surface exchanges, and talk about what's really going on. Now is your chance.
This period will offer a test of your values and how much you invest in your own natural talents, possessions, and sense of place. You will get to the heart of money beliefs: where is there flow and where is the energy backed up? You may encounter events that intensify fears about being able to provide for yourself and others. Expect big transformations to do with earning power. You’ll experience a revamping of what “security” means, and trust in your own resilience and self-sufficiency.
Now is a time to overhaul your self-image. A strong sense of character and confidence await you. Toxic behaviors are exposed, and it's time to strip away these phony layers. Radical changes in style and body are possible. A visible transformation will occur that others see, and it will alter how they engage with you. Unlocking and expressing the power of what's unique about you will be a gift of Pluto.
Pluto sheds its light on the vast zones of the psyche that are usually veiled—sometimes even to ourselves. Revelations become the norm, as what's been unconscious becomes conscious. This is a startling and miraculous time for wrapping up all the soul's loose ends, before Pluto begins another cycle. The past asks for forgiveness and understanding, altering the present. Emotional memories locked in the body are released for healing.
Some life event will shake your friendships. You will be turning away from loosely connected pals in favor of more meaningful strategic alliances. You’ll see the power of friendships that begin in real life. You’ll find yourself moving in circles that inspire and widen your perspective.