Join me right now for a livestream on my YouTube channel for my take on the Pluto Return of America!
I will post the recorded version of the talk later today. So if you cannot join live you can join later (as always).
I would love to see you there!!
**Note about my upcoming astrology course**
Even if you cannot take my Transit Astrology course live you can still get the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for the recorded version, which will become available to you in June to take at your own time and pace. You will have full permanent access to this course, whether you take it live or the recorded version.
Transit Astrology is the core of my archetypal astrological practice, for it is the sacred conversation with the Divine. I can think of no other place in my life that I have learned more about myself and the Universe than in my daily transit practice, meaning, that for over the past 13 years now, I have studied my personal transits and tracked them over the course of my entire life – from my birth to 100 years old. What does this do for me? It allows me to better understand and integrate my past, be more present and discerning in this moment, and enhances my ability to intuit and to navigate my future. The Universe has a way of seeing us even when we are not looking, but in my experience, it has even more of a way of looking at us as we look back. Transit astrology is one of the main ways I look back to the Universe and have a meaningful, creative, and fun conversation, often experienced as an intricate and elaborate dance.
Transit Astrology is a sacred practice because it shows me the unfolding of my psyche/birth chart through time over the course of my entire life. I have come to understand the archetypal dynamics that make up my personality, karma/dharma, and my life much more clearly through tracking my personal transits. This spiritual practice deepens my relationship to my higher self, to the Cosmos, and to our World and all those in it.
I have used this technique with thousands of clients and students. What I love about this method of transit astrology is how accurate the timing of transits has been for both me and my clients and the clarity we get from being with this practice.
So, if you are interested in learning to practice archetypal astrology the way that I practice it – you have loved a reading from me, being a student of mine, or my YouTube videos – you will love this online astrology course with me.
I invite you to join in this sacred conversation and be a part of our growing trustpsyche community. There are so many caring, wise, and imaginative beings here with us. I would love for you to be one of them and share space and time with all of us.
Thank you for an incredible year with trustpsyche. I am so grateful for you in my life – whether as a client, a student, a family member, or friend. Travis’ and my life is so rich and full because of your presence and participation in our co-creations with one another. We know how challenging 2020 has been, and we want to say you made it, we made it! This is no small feat. We hope you take some time this Holiday season to celebrate all the good stuff, all the hard stuff, and see how often they can be one in the same.
We cannot wait to be with you in 2021. There is so much to look forward to that will be happening with trustpsyche. New online astrology courses, new podcast episodes, new astrology videos, and really cool collaborations with other organizations and wonderful people. We are growing and expanding beautifully, thanks to you. I think this will be our best year yet!
May you always know you are loved.
Jessica, Travis, and the trustpsyche team
p.s. in case you missed the latest episode of Stream Podcast on the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, here it is!
Hello Everyone! I am proud to share with you my daughter, Luce Sophia DiRuzza. Luce was born in October as a Libra. As you can imagine, she has quite the powerful birth chart and quite the powerful entry into this world. She is fiercely sweet, loves music and dancing, has a wonderful sense of adventure, and loves to express herself—fully. We are all doing very well and loving our time together as a new family.
This Stream is a real gem. Luce was inside of me when I shared my insights on this planetary alignment. She of course is born with the great conjunction, and I have the square natally. I think that with our combined energies—Luce, me, and the Cosmos—we were able to channel something precious.
So in honor of this Great Conjunction, the Solstice, and Luce, I share with you Stream 23.
I hope you enjoy listening. I look forward to being with you in the New Year for New Beginnings. Luce has given me so much and there is so much to say.
I am excited to release Take Cover, an album of cover songs I performed, recorded, and produced myself on guitar and voice. Please have a listen on my website here and have a look around the site while you’re there—I’ve added many of the albums I’ve recorded on (more still being added!)
Jessica and I are expecting our daughter at the beginning of November, and with all the Covid curtailments, this incubation period has been especially creative and productive for us. After completing my PhD in philosophy and religion this year, I’ve had more time to return to music. Take Cover started out as a demo project to get some gigs in bars and restaurants on our little beach island. I’ve always been a bass player and honestly, have always been self-conscious about my singing voice, so this guitar and vocals project has been a humbling growth experience for me, plus all I’ve learned about recording and production along the way. I gathered my favorite songs over the years, ones that I love to play, that touch my heart, and are suited to my voice. The title of the album (besides referring to musical “takes” and the cover tunes) reflects the turbulent times we’re living in, especially the first and last tracks. But it also refers to the warm shelter we can offer one another during such times. Ever notice how almost every song ever is a love song, whether jubilant or broken?
Stay tuned for two more albums I am releasing in the coming months, The Wicked Wonder for jazz sextet and narration, and Perichoresis which brings together music, dance, visual art, and poetry. Hit the “follow” button on the bottom of my websiteto stay abreast of all my creations.
Lastly, I want to mention trustpsyche school, Jessica and my educational initiative for astrology, psychology, and philosophy. We’ve been busy teaching online classes, webinars, and events, and recently celebrated over 100 students worldwide. We’re offering three new courses in 2021 and look forward to hosting in-person retreats in the future.
You can listen now to Stream: trustpsyche podcast on iTunes, Spotify, GooglePlay, & Podbean.
Jessica DiRuzza and Christina Hardy have a rich conversation on the Saturn-Uranus cycle of time and how it relates to our current moment (closing song: Travis DiRuzza plays Don’t Stop by Fleetwood Mac).
Christina has been a practicing astrologer for 17 years. After receiving her Masters in Transpersonal Psychology at John F. Kennedy University, she studied archetypal astrology for 5 years at the California Institute of Integral Studies with Rick Tarnas. She then expanded her practice by studying evolutionary astrology under Kim Marie Weimer and became certified in June 2019.
Christina previously worked as a Director of Career & Academic Advising at Youngstown State University in Ohio. She combines her astrological knowledge with her 15 years’ experience helping people find careers that nourish their soul while meeting their practical needs.
She is also a certified Deep Memory Process practitioner (taught by Patricia Walsh) and offers past-life hypnotherapy as a tool for understanding and healing one’s present life issues. She draws upon all these traditions to illumine the evolutionary intent of the soul, helping her clients navigate life’s challenges.
You can find more information about Christina at her website www.transpersonalservices.com. You will also find YouTube presentations describing the philosophy of evolutionary astrology as well as information about her upcoming courses in September 2020.
*For those of you who would like to learn Evolutionary Astrology, I highly recommend you study with Christina. She has an upcoming online EA course for beginners. Go to her website, transpersonalservices, to find out more information and to register for the upcoming September 2020 online course.
I felt called to create this 20-minute IGTV video yesterday after seeing my clients. Recording these videos on my Instagram and YouTube channels, helps me integrate my understanding of psyche, relationships, what it means to be human, and archetypal dynamics expressed through our lives. Thank you for tuning in and joining me.
Your time and your energy are your two most precious and limited resources in this life. How we choose to use them directly makes the quality of life we live. We all need support to imagine a better life for ourselves. Are the choices you’re making worth it? Will you die with your heart open and in peace? These types of questions have helped me to make the life choices I need to, in order to have the life I want to live. I love my life and I love you. ❤️
I really loved making this video for you. It’s helpful for me to share my insights through these livestreams, as the inspiration flows. Thank you for listening and being with me on this Cosmic journey!
The planets Jupiter and Saturn are in alignment during this time (January 2020 – April 2021). Jessica shares her insights about their archetypal inseparability in our personal lives and reflections on how to live with Joy and Sorrow intertwined. We hope you enjoy this livestream, and we always love to hear your thoughts and reflections below the video on what is happening in your life.
I recorded this 35-minute livestream for you on the current Mercury-Mars alignment in the sky for everyone. It is hot and spicy in typical Mars fashion. I hope you enjoy it, and that my talk ignites something for you.