Full Moon Eclipse in Capricorn!

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Photo by Alex Powell from Pexels

This eclipse in Capricorn is wrapping up a story since 2018 when the Cancer/Capricorn eclipses started. An area of your life has been getting worked on. Dealing with the Can/Cap axis it’s themes are around physical, financial security or work, ambition and emotional security or family, emotional needs and self care.  

Saturn Rx rules this Moon in Capricorn. Saturn has just moved back into Capricorn, wrapping up some business or an area of life that’s getting a big restructuring. Saturn is commitment, responsibilities and determination to get the job done. The hard work is worth the climb and with Uranus in a trine you may find that it happens quicker or you have a new sense of freedom and ease then you had before. 

Full Moon’s are a culmination and completion point with Eclipses the energy stays around for months. And as you know Eclipses, as some may say is a “wild card” energy or theme and you just don’t know what that may be. As always, go look at your personal birth chart to see the area’s of life it’ been happening in since July 2018.

Eclipse Blessing. 

 

New Moon in Taurus…Staying power!

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This new moon in Taurus squares Saturn in Aquarius, brings in tension, an edge to the energy, it may involve a new set of rules or responsibilities, feelings of frustration around delays or restriction comes with it. It’s a waiting game while trying to manifest this new start (it’s about the long term changes) under this Taurus new moon be patient, dig in and do what you have to do, be resourceful and use the resource you have while you wait.

Don’t over complicate it, (even though it’s all too complicated), keep it simple as much as you can. It’s all about the waiting and what you do in that time. Do the Taurus thing go slow, be steady and sturdy, eat the food you love, sleep, pamper, nourish and nurture yourself, and while you have the time, go look at what really matters to you, what really do you value(Taurus) in areas of money, love, where you put your thoughts, time and energy. Don’t waste your time or energy on things that know longer bring you joy, value and real meaning to your life. You don’t want to use your future energy up now on things that no longer bring value or joy. Plus what do you want to take into the future with you?

Sun and Moon both meet up with Uranus after the new moon, this can bring in some form of liberation around restriction, a burst of energy or information that lightens things up. It is Uranus so it can be delivered quickly or jarring and maybe a surprise, so just watch out for this. Remember to stay grounded and keep it real.

Saturn rewards all the hard work that you do, but you are going to have to wait for the solid, secure, structure(Taurus) to be put in place. You may find the Taurus season of April-May things solidify. It’s a start, now you patiently wait.

Virgo Full Moon!

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A full moon is happening in Virgo @20 degrees, 10th 3:47am(aest) a full moon brings about a conclusion or you see the totality of something.

This Virgo Full Moon is opposite Sun and Neptune in Pisces, trines Pluto/Jupiter in Capricorn, Mercury also stations direct in Pisces on the same day. A change can occur.

Hopefully, this moon will bring in a grounded and practical approach, in finding new solutions to any problems around confusion, vagueness, being lost, feeling stuck. Virgo full moon shifts/lift a little of this stuff.

Virgo is what you do in your daily life, Virgo is also asking you to make things better, taking care of whatever needs to get done at this time, this moon may highlight in  practical, logical ways these things can be approached. Virgo finds solutions, you might find that you see something that you did not see before. Full Moon illuminates, reflects, brings things to the surface for you to see.

With Mercury, who rules Virgo, stationing to go direct and being in Aquarius you may get some new insight, information, communication in how to do this, or you may just get some answers to question that up until now have been lost in the emotional haze of the Pisces Sun conjunct Neptune. It may be delivered in a detached way, but will be clear.

Sun/Neptune conjunction, may have found you just wanting to float away, the emotions or feelings may have been making you feel stuck or just not enjoying yourself, however the Virgo Moon arrives in time, to ground, anchor and bring you back down to earth, to help you get clear about what to do next and how to do it.  

Moon also gets support from Pluto/Jupiter in Capricorn, transformation, expansion, growth and optimism can help to turn things around. Also giving you the strength to do what needs to get done.

Look at where you are now and accept what is, accept your current reality, then you can figure out the next step. Trust you will know which way to proceed forward. 

March is a month of change, many moves happen in the cosmos, Saturn enters Aquarius you get a little glimmer of Saturn’s stay there. Venus now in her home sign of Taurus, meets up with Uranus after the full moon, a wake up or surprise around your values, worth and self esteem, brings in the energy of freedom/liberation after perhaps being stuck. Sun also moves into Aries which is the beginning of the astrological year. 

Best get out your own personal birth chart, now, and have a look at what areas of life this moon’s illuminating for you.

 

New Moon in Taurus 15th May, 2018 – change it’s gonna get ya!

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Art by RICHEY BECKETT

Taurus – values, money, love, self-esteem, resources. This is a nice little new moon in fixed sign, Taurus, steady, grounded, practical, keeping it clear, calm and simple. Taurus an earth sign is manifesting and building energy. Perfect place to plant the seeds of intention for growth and abundance. But….. hang on, wait a tick, looming in the background is a major change waiting to happen and shake things up even more. So perhaps not so much calm after all.

New Moon trines Pluto Rx in Capricorn + Mars in last degree of Capricorn. Pluto is Rx, going back over old stuff for review and transformation, of course with Pluto’s intense touch. Sun/Moon both connect with Pluto’s regenerative powers for transformation, healing. A renewed sense of self, can shine through. Mars is driving/pushing you forward with Capricorn’s ambitious vibe.
A time to rebirth a new set of values, which are more in alignment with your true nature.

This Moon may start of steady, low impact, then it may all change in unexpected ways, can also speed up, and go in any direction. Trying to control it will be very difficult. Uranus + Mars combo brings in some electric energy, also can bring in the breakdown or breakthrough.

Uranus, thunder God of change, the great awakener, lands with a thud into Taurus, then bangs it up, with a roaring match with Mars now moved into Aquarius. Both planets moving, might make for an angry hot pair.

Uranus entering Taurus 16th @1:16 am, for an 8 years stay. Then Mars enters Aquarius for along stay, goes Rx here, 16th @2:54 pm and squares up to Uranus @5:03 pm.

It is still a New Moon very important to plant that intention, on change and knowing in what direction you do want to eventually go, that will be the backbone of all of this.

As always go check out your birth chart to see how ALL of this will impact you.

Stay steady, be strong, one way or another, change is on the way!

Full Moon in Virgo – 2nd March, 2018!

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The full moon in Virgo opposite the Sun in Pisces conjunct Neptune. You find the Moon will illuminate through Virgo’s practical, simple, discerning ways, will bring in the realm of reality, so the Pisces dream/vision, illusion/delusion, clarity/fog may find it gets a reality bite.

You may realize that the dream or illusion you have been in meets up with the truth or reality comes home. What you have to do now is be logical, practical and honest with yourself to keep you going forward with that dream or vision.

Be discerning, sort out what’s really worth keeping or working with and what really needs to go. Virgo brings that dream down to earth and want’s to make it practical, useful and workable, in many ways this is humbling and it touches the heart when you can look at yourself and know the truth about your situation, here is the opportunity to be true and honest, so you can be of service to the world, in ways that allow you to grow, nurture.

This Moon may bust a bubble but that’s OK, let it pop, know that all is not lost, this is a workable energy, just stay grounded, don’t get overly emotional , (I know it’s difficult with this much water in the chart ). Know you can do it by taking a realistic look at what you want and what you are doing and how you are going about doing it.

Take the shine of it and see it all in the light of day, in your day-to-day reality, plus, what  are you really able to do? You will see that it’s still perfect just in different ways, you will find that the process and growth will be so much more rich once you come back to earth and look at it with a clear or new perspective from the place of who you really are, not what you think you are or imagine to be.

Venus and then Mercury (this Full Moon ruler) bump it up with Jupiter, more, to expand, luck, joy and abundance are in a trine aspect, there is more growth and things to come. Whatever it is you are letting go of now may not really be let go of completely, you can blend it all into new ways and into your new being. Mercury and Jupiter, optimistic, thoughts or thinking.

With this Full Moon be honest, real and truthful with yourself. Don’t live in the la la land or the woo woo as it won’t take you anywhere.

Keep it sweet and simple, find the beauty in the everyday things, nurture, love and embrace this quality. The growth, abundance and rewards will come in the sweet little ways.
Tender gently to the seeds and weeds as there is always more to come.

NEW MOON in CAPRICORN,17th Jan, 2018 it’s time to build!!!

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Art by Vivien Szaniszlo

NEW MOON in CAPRICORN, 17th @12:16 pm (aest)
This moon conjunct VENUS, sextiles MARS, squares URANUS

New Moon in Capricorn, there is work to be done, the climb starts now in building the life you want. It’s important that you have a plan/goal, purpose for all that you are doing, as the work and hard effort will pay off in the long run. Going steadily up the mountain is the story that you are working on for the next few years, Saturn and Pluto in particular will help, support you in this journey. Be ambitious, have a goal, believe that you can succeed in your plan, don’t procrastinate, do not waste this timeAs with all Capricorn ways, be realistic, honest, logical, practical, go slow and steady, be sure.

Being close to Venus, it involves love, money, relationship, values and self-esteem, new beginnings in these areas. Venus in Capricorn knows what she wants, hopefully you have worked that out too, with all of the Capricorn energy around encouraging you to make some long-term commitments for the building of the new you. If not get to it, New Moon start thinking about what it is you want for the next few years. Venus in Capricorn believes she can achieve and succeed. She likes to keep things real.

Mars lends a hand by taking action, gives you direction, emotionally motivates you to go for it.
Mars trine Chiron, healing may come about with the action or direction you take. Be caring and compassionate during this time, you may find that Venus themes will be part of the healing process for you, which may have long-term effects.

Uranus squares Moon, brings in a Sparky bold move, might be quick, unexpected ways of getting what you want to the Venus themes, adds a little bit of a surprise to the new moon vibe.

Keep in mind that the eclipses are coming, this brings in a little fate and destiny, keep an open mind, be flexiable.

Plant the seed deep into the earth sign of Capricorn, to give structure and form to your goals/plans, to give you strength and a strong foundation in the physical world.
Manifestation can happen and will happen, be committed, stay focused, keep it real, have faith in the journey.

Weekly Tarot Card Reading, 1 Jan, 2018!!!

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This week’s card – Ace of Pentacles.

Perfect card to start the year off with.
Start off steady and grow. It’s the year to create and manifest!
Aces are new beginnings, potential for growth and promises, gifts, when it’s in pentacles, it’s in the areas of money/finances/wealth, work/career, material gain, manifestation, possessions, abundance, prosperity. Believe that you are infinitely resourceful.

Look towards building a strong foundation, take a slow, steady, practical approach to all of these areas in your life. Make it something that is worthwhile and purposeful. A major start for potential longevity and growth.

Relationship wise, stay grounded, live in reality, feel secure or work on security.  Particularly this year.

Find deep peace, find the stillness within.

“I am the seed of all that can be created.” from the Around the Tarot in 78 days by Marcus Katz & Tali Goodwin.

Deck used the Druid Craft Tarot.

 

 

SUN enters Capricorn, Saturn leads the way!

 

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SUN enters Capricorn, this year is a special time as the Sun enters Capricorn it meets up with Saturn in Capricorn and its been 29 years since Saturn has been in the sign that it rules. Saturn is finally home after being away for a long, long, time.

You are beginning another long cycle make this one count. You are building your life.
Sun enters Capricorn, if possible take some time out to reflect/contemplate on the year, or the last 3 years, look at where you are now, how much has changed, how much have you changed?

Did you achieve all that you set out to do? or did your goals and plans not become reality. Where did you Succeed and fail, take some time before you enter into 2018 to reflect and pause, to honestly look at where you are now.
What is real and true for you.

Work at structuring your goals, work at them, release some if they need to go. Look at the year gone by to see what is different. That is the starting point, not the dreams of last year, I am pretty sure many things have changed and so have you. Some things you may have wanted to change and lets face it, they really needed to  and others were out of your hands and control.

In Capricorn you may feel more serious, sober, conservative, cautious, responsible and ambitious, you will work better with more structure, organization and discipline, you also can feel less emotional or would prefer not do deal with to many emotions, let’s stick to the facts, keep to the rules and follow the instructions and plans, as you have things to do.

Be persistent, practical. Excellent time for making plans and goals, more chance they will manifest and crystallize.

Capricorn is a driven sign, they will work hard and preserver in getting what they want. Once the mind is set there is no turning back.
It’s about planning, doing, having structure, keeping your eye on the long term goals, being wiser, smarter, determined, ambitious and very persistent.

The goat’s ambition will push you through, keep climbing towards the top of the mountain.
Art by Capricorn by Rodrigo Montecinos

Astro Aspects, 19th, Dec 2017!

 

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Well like always, many things going on in the skies. Of course the big one is Saturn leaves Sagittarius 20th, (lets hear a bloody big cheer for that!!!) especially Saggies, Gemini, Pisces and Virgo will be pleased as you probably have had enough and enters Capricorn, less friction as Saturn is back in the sign he rules. Like always, look at your birth chart to see where Capricorn is in your chart and how you can work with Saturn.

Mercury goes Direct on the 23rd. This will roll the energy along a little faster. Bringing things, situations forward.

Sun also enters Capricorn 22nd (solstice) meets up with Saturn, just a few hours later. Take some time to slow down, to contemplate, reflect on the path ahead. Think about how you are going to build a new life.