Uranus Square or Opposite Saturn
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Uranus square or opposite your natal Saturn. This combination represents unrealistic standards of perfection that are unattainable. The result is increasing stratification of regulation and excessive procedure happiness. Pressure at work gradually builds up until release and collapse. It makes you feel uncertain, uneasy and insecure because the things that you count on for stability are no longer reliable. The chain of command in your workplace may shift significantly and there may be inconsistencies in the rules that seem hypocritical. Often this will be a source of tension between you and your superiors. It is not uncommon to change jobs or be fired at this time.
If Saturn is lord of your first house, pressures are building up to the point where you feel the need to change course, or some surprising events come that requires you to adapt to reach your goals. It is hard to maintain the status quo now. Be careful of accidents and watch your health.
If lord of your 2nd, financial matters become more difficult to predict and become unstable. It is best to plan ahead to remain as liquid as possible for this period, since unexpected expendatures are the norm.
If lord of the 3rd, your tired old habits of mental perception are breaking down now allowing you to see life from a fresh perspective. What you thought was true may turn out to be shockingly false. Routine errands meet with unexpected detours and possibly accidents or delays.
If lord of the 4th, the foundation of your life may seem to be crumbling now. You may not be able to depend upon your family, or may be cut off from your roots. Domestic instability is common. Your home may be in need of repairs.
If lord of the 5th, be careful about investments now because they are not likely to be what is expected. If you have children, they may be more difficult to predict or suffer unusual behavioral problems now. There is alot of pressure on your freedom of self expression now.
If lord of the 6th, it is important to watch your health during this period, but you shouldn't worry excessively about it. Significant changes in procedure take place in the office. You or your co-workers may be upset at the changes. Layoffs or firings may take place in the office that either involve you or your co-workers.
If lord of the 7th, occasionally this indicates the breakup of a marriage. If not, then it is likely to change the rules significantly. Partnerships of all types tend to go through a strain at this time. Sometimes an indicator of legal difficulty.
If lord of the 8th, some unexpected news may come from issues related to estate or inheritance. A partner's finances may lack stability and banks are unwilling to extend credit for some reason. It is a good time to check your credit report.
If lord of the 9th, something is likely to violently oppose your belief structure at this time, forcing you to defend yourself. Travel brings hidden dangers. Lawsuits should be avoided or settled out of court.
If lord of the 10th, a change in career is often indicated. There are new opportunities open to you now, but you may have a hard time seeing them. Often this time is felt as a period of pressure buildup that is frustrating, with a sudden release (due to being fired or some other cause). You may be inclined to blow the whistle and rebel against authority.
If lord of the 11th, your social circle seems to be changing now and old friends may say goodbye. Changes in your ability to acquire things and in income can be expected.
If lord of the 12th, you are likely to feel restless and uneasy during this period. You may be pressured to act, but find it difficult to find an appropriate outlet.