This new year starts out with sort of a bang. In the first seven days there is a supermoon (big full moon in the sky), Uranus turns stationary direct, the Earth is at perihelion (closest to the Sun), Mars semisquares Saturn, and Mars conjuncts Jupiter in sextile to Pluto.
You can think of a full moon as a giant reflector of solar energy in the sky, enhancing the already present solar rays, which actually energize every other planet in the solar system. The other planets reflecting back different wavelengths of the solar energy.
The fixed stars seem to give extraordinarily powerful results to natal charts. For instance, Donald Trump, inarguably a man of great fame, wealth, and a certain sort of success, has the fixed stars Regulus on his….
The Nodes are representations of an energy of a spiritual/karmic sort. In Hindu astrology the Nodes are Rahu and Ketu, asuras, or “spirits/demons” that are uncontrollable and dangerous, much like the spiritual kundalini fire resident in each of us.