Pluto began its retrograde motion in Capricorn on Friday, April 12, and will continue “backwards” until September 20. Just like any other retrograde planet (including that trickster Mercury), periods of retrograde are periods of “re:” renewing, reflecting, restarting, etc. Instead of being viewed negatively, these retrograde periods are a positive time to slow down (especially now as Pluto begins its retrograde motion) and possibly make some necessary changes.
Pluto, ruler of Scorpio and the eighth house, symbolizes renewal, reincarnation, and the deepest parts of our selves, so now is the time to reflect on any sources of frustration in your life caused by these things (or a
In 2001, Rachel Pollack published a spread in the Llewellyn Tarot calendar. I fell in love with it immediately and have loved it for over 10 years now.
It is a unique spread that uses all the Major Arcana cards. It gives you an overview of your spiritual journey and provides so much insight.
Although the Tarot calendar is now out of print, luckily Rachel also wrote an article about it for the Llewellyn Journal (which has tons of great articles, so if you haven't yet, do go explore). Here is the link: