Saturn in Pisces

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This is a surreal​ Saturn mission since it's the planet of firming up a structure and ​Pisces is the sign of dissolving and floating back to the Source.

Saturn Pisces people are serious about things like spirituality, the imagination and living a compassionate life. You are seeking a form for the mysteries you experience. 

This is a similar life path to Saturn in the Twelfth House. It's the realm of the veiled, the forsaken and the lost. You could become an authoritative figure in places others fear to tread, like prisons, looney bins or a homeless shelter. 

You find stability when you act on the instinct that nobody is beyond hope or help. When you turn that wisdom on to yourself, you become a model for others to emulate.

Saturn is the school of hard knocks. We could envision Saturn Pisces feeling not-of-this-world, or having a super hard time dealing with life. You could be the one that drifts and flounders and is evicted because you forget to pay your rent. 

You can have a real self-destructive streak that your friends find hard to understand. And with Pisces/Twelfth House issues, it's often others that see what we ourselves don't! You might play out a public tragedy, before you get a handle on your addictions, for example. 

Having lived as an untouchable yourself, you then become an advocate for others. You know what it's like to be the underdog, and bring that to all you do. You're the one that takes responsibility for the dog you see walking along the highway.

Cultivating Faith

With Saturn in Pisces, there's a built-in pressure to meet uncertainty with courage and discipline. Your karmic tests show you how to cultivate faith, face your fears of being submerged, and learn how to manage emotional intensity.

You may struggle with addictions, phobias and irrational fears. For you, finding some sense of self-definition is hard won. It comes from carefully making steps toward self-control. As you build confidence, you feel less at the mercy of overwhelming forces, and more in charge of your destiny.

The Spiritual Path

You may end up being a devotee of a spiritual path since it lends form to the pursuit of divine union. You can also find a purposeful path as an artist since it turns your imagination into tangible forms.

That's important because you have gifts in symbolic expression. With effort, your talents translate to success in the arts, music, dance, and drama.

Saturn Pisces Boundaries

You are a dutiful, compassionate friend that goes the extra mile for beings in need (human or animal). But Saturn shows us how to create healthy boundaries, too. 

You might have some seriously harsh experiences, that are lessons in discernment about who you invite into your life. You might be taken advantage of a few times, before getting that one down. 

If your space is violated early on, you can become shut down, and wholly without boundaries. That's when you can be harmed by those that pick up on your vulnerability. You benefit from having protectors on your side until you can protect yourself. 

Saturn is all about trial and error. Through these experiences, you'll know how to create a protective barrier, without shutting down completely.