©5-15-14 by Donna Cunningham, MSW
Recently, I held a contest contest, where readers were asked to suggest a topic for a contest to be held here on Skywriter. The entries with the best suggestions would win one of my ebooks of their choosing. I started with Eunice’s suggestion of the best thing that happened to you under a Pluto transit.
I liked it because we hear so many tales of woe about awful things that happened to people under Pluto transits, but seldom does transiting Pluto get rave reviews. Admittedly, sometimes we only see the transformative effects by hindsight, because events under Pluto transits are often intense and life changing.
So I asked Readers to tell your positive Pluto transit story in the comment section. Include the sign and house of the natal planet or angle (Ascendant, Midheaven, IC, or Descendant) as well as the sign and house of transiting Pluto. Then tell us the transit story, in simple, clear language, but not your whole life story. Be succinct. (Be advised, also, that a blog is a public venue, so don’t tell what you’d want kept private.)
As an example of a positive Pluto transit, under an opposition from Pluto in Capricorn to my natal 12th house Jupiter in Cancer, I moved to a modern apartment with a sustainable rent in the best neighborhood I could ever have chosen. It’s a senior housing project with a huge grocery store half a block away that includes a pharmacy, deli, Starbucks, and bookstore. There are six good places to eat within a two-block radius.
Jupiter is considered especially fortunate in the 12th and in Cancer. My Jupiter in Cancer in the 12th historically is just about the best feature in my chart. Capricorn is a sign that often relates to elderly people, and I find that Pluto transits (with their natural connection to the 8th house) often go along with people getting their entitlements like pensions.
NOT SURE WHEN YOUR PLUTO TRANSIT UNFOLDED? DOWNLOAD THIS Transit Tracker: This one-page reference summarizes the transits of Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto from 1990-2020. Print it out and use it to look back on past transits and to look forward for the next few years. Download it here: HO-transit trackingtable-1990-2020.
UPDATE: 5/26/14 The contest itself is over, but the stories were so moving and so indicative of how Pluto transits can work in the long run, that I want to keep the comment section open for more input from readers. So far, if I can be allowed to summarize, they go like this (metaphorically speaking):
“For a while there, when the Pluto transit started, I felt like I’d bought a one-way ticket to hell. When I got there and got off the train, I spent quite a while pulling into my shell and licking my wounds. Eventually, I felt clear enough to look around me, and then I noticed that where I was now was better than before it all started, because the old place was pretty tough to take. Do you think you could get Pluto to leave me alone now?”
Okay, folks, let’s hear your positive (or semi-positive) Pluto story.
You might also like to read a related post since Pluto in Capricorn has some similarities to Saturn in Scorpio. How Have You Grown from Saturn in Scorpio’s Transits?