The chart for the moment of the Summer Solstice is called the Cancer Ingress chart, and cardinal (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn) ingress charts are a very useful way to predict national and local events. The planetary positions are the same world-wide, but the angles and houses are location-specific, and the chart cast for a nation’s capital is used to predict for the entire nation. As always, I’ve cast this chart for Washington, DC, as an indicator for the entire country.
I know that some people question how a cardinal ingress chart can be predictive for an entire nation. The proof’s in the predictions, though, so let’s take a quick look back at the Aries ingress chart, which I wrote about here, and check some of those predictions with a few examples.
- “Violent expressions of emotion around political beliefs”. Sadly, the Boston Marathon bombings happened just weeks after I wrote this. Casting the Aries Ingress chart for Boston shows both Mars and Uranus on the Ascendant.
- “Violent weather and environmental events” and “major flooding in parts of the country” Moore, OK was decimated by the widest tornado ever recorded, tornadoes and flooding were widespread, including record flooding in the Midwest and Texas , while the South and Northeast were drenched by tropical storm Andrea, and wildfires in Colorado and California caused widespread destruction.
- “…anything to do with mining, fracking, extraction of resources will be a focus, and industrial, mining, or environmental accidents cannot be ruled out.” Within days of the equinox, a train derailed in Minnesota, spilling almost a thousand barrels of tar sands crude. Two days later, in Arkansas, an Exxon-Mobil pipeline burst, spilling an estimated 12,000 barrels of crude oil. On April 17, there was a fatal explosion at an Exxon-Mobil refinery, and another fatal and highly destructive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West Texas. In June, an explosion at a Louisiana chemical plant killed one and injured many.
- “We are also likely to see exhibitions of moral courage…and possibly some more remarkable scientific breakthroughs” Edward Snowden took his place with Manning and Assange as he blew the whistle on the NSA at considerable personal risk, and Nature announced a breakthrough in cloning human stem cells
You can see that the cardinal ingress chart technique can be very accurate. What we’re looking at when we interpret these charts is a national shared focus of attention and awareness, at events that resonate on a collective level. Now let’s take a look at the Cancer ingress chart, and what it can tell us about the summer....