New Moon solar eclipse in Cancer, 13 July, @12:49 pm, 2018; The universe addresses your life!

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Art by Christian Schloe

Sun and Moon opposite Pluto Rx, a water trine between, Sun/Moon, Neptune Rx in Pisces, Jupiter in Scorpio, this is a loose water trine that is floating in the background +
A grand earth trine, Saturn Rx in Capricorn, Venus in Virgo and Uranus in Taurus, this is a tighter trine stabilizing and grounding down.

The eclipse season start’s – 3 back to back, second is a total lunar eclipse in Aquarius on July 27th. Then on August 11th, the final eclipse in the grand sign of Leo, hold on to your bits as you all know…..eclipses shakes it up. The universe address your life, and you just never know how that’s going to happen. Eclipses bring in the new, a turning point and change in directions.

A new beginnings may happen in Cancer themes around the home, family, your private innermost self, nurturing/mother/child/self-care and needs/comfort/security this is challenged by Pluto’s anything that’s no longer serving or needed will be taken away.

Pluto (what will be brought to the surface?) the planet of death/endings/removal, transformation/regeneration will be influencing this new moon with a powerful transformation in some area of your life. You may find you have endings happening, Pluto is known for digging deep, what’s not serving you anymore will be removed. Pluto is saying, whatever is trying, dying, leaving, ending in your life you need to let it go, look towards the new that is wanting to enter your life.

The water trine is floating undercurrent to bring in some benefits, to bring something in. Pluto may take away, but the trine can also bring something in. So you might let go and grab for the new at the same time.

The earth trine is grounding all of this, Saturn helps to steady and anchor with rules, structure, perhaps a commitment, Uranus is change or the new, Venus, it may come in the form of relationship, partnership, money, love or areas of self-esteem and values. Venus in Virgo, likes to beautify areas of your life,  a touch of making something better can be appealing.

Jupiter in Scorpio, the planet of joy, luck, growth and abundance is Direct on(July 10), this is a positive influence, helping us to know where we want to expand our energy next. May help you to know in which area of life to focus on. Even though there’s still 5 planets Rx this will be some movement for you.

Whatever is happening stay grounded and practical, be an adult and take your cues from the universe.

Have a look at your personal birth chart to see how the eclipse will be showing up in your life.

 

 

 

J U L Y – 2 0 1 8!

JULY - 2018!
July will be a big month, the eclipses are coming, the nodes of fate switches things up and around, In the sign of Cancer and Aquarius, are you ready for this?
July is another action packed month of planetary movements and change ups.
Good vibe in July, Jupiter goes Direct, a good thing, a little luck or joy may start to turn things around, especially for Saggies and Pisces as Jupiter rules these two sign.

Jul 5 – Chiron Retrograde 2°Aries – planet of wounds/healing, like all Rx phrase it’s an inward journey, Chiron always offers a gift, take the time out to do some healing work on the sore spots that have been poked, find the gift amongst the pain, as this is your offering.

Jul 9 – Venus enters Virgo – planet of love, money, relationships, likes/dislikes enters Virgo, mutable earth, be practical, realistic and humble, she gets more real and focused here. You may have a few choices to make, one of Virgo’s qualities is being discerning.

Jul 10 – Jupiter Direct 13°Scorpio – Bah Boom! planet of luck, abundance, growth and expansion goes Direct, might bring in a little shine and lift off some of the heavy emotions.

Jul 13 – New Moon solar eclipse in 20° Cancer – well, you never really know what is going to happen here, openings and closing.

Jul 22 – Sun enters Leo – you get to shine a little brighter.

Jul 26 – Mercury Retrograde 23°Leo – planet of communication, information, you all know about Mercury Rx.

Jul 27 – Full Moon Lunar eclipse 4° Aquarius – Yes, another eclipse, it’s always tricky, a light goes off and on, what changes during this time, fate/universe shifts thing around. It may take a while to see the full measure of the eclipses, they can last up to 6 months.

Jupiter goes Direct, Chiron and Mercury go Rx, still many planet in Rx phrase, slowing it all down. Adds to the slog, however it does give you time to breathe and to pace yourself, slow down, go over situations in your life. To see what was missed or overlooked before.

And… it all just keeps going on, and really, why should this month be any different.
It’s all still a mish-mash of chaos and uncertainty, might stay that way until September, so go grab your birth chart with glee and see where the action is taking place for you on a more personal level.

 

 

 

 

Mars conjunct South Node + Mars Rx in Aquarius, 2018!

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Layers of Impossibility by ArthurBlue

Mars in Aquarius on June 8th makes the first of three conjunctions to the South Node. Why 3? Mars is going Rx.

When Mars meets the South Node a change in direction. Leaving the old, attempts or taking action to free yourself from ties of the past, you let go.  Mars in Aquarius is liberation, freedom, independence and the future. It is also a good time to release any old residue of past emotions, like anger or resentment you have to past relationships or situations that you have had some hurts or trauma with.

Mars the planet of action, direction, initiative/aggression or anger goes Rx, this is where you do the re-do, you might have to wait, put a few things on hold, progress slows down. Take the time to reassess your  projects, your approach to getting what you want. Mars is the direct approach, but in Rx times it’s more introspective/internalized energy, you may not be as quick or spontaneous when taking action. You find that your instinct can be slightly off, which is why you think more/before than act. This Rx period may involve the direction you’re taking or wanting to take, future direction or goals.

Another good thing to do with Mars Rx, is to understand why you do the things you do or the action you take and the way you take it. Understand your impulses, your desire nature. 

Being in fixed sign of Aquarius, the desire to break away or free yourself is strong, you can push through the waiting period or delays, hang tight particularly if you really, really want the future you’re planning on. If not so stubborn or fixed on the future plan, allow this time to be flexible and open to see what else pops up or come  your way.

Mars goes back into Capricorn during the Rx, needing to reflect or re-group on the plans or goals. Capricorn, cardinal earth, rules, tradition, structure, old ways, what is or was the original plan or blueprint, you may also find that work needs to be done. It’s not starting again, like all Rx’s it’s slowing down, going over, reviewing. Something of the old and new may need to come together for the future projects. Rx phrase indicates that the process may slow down.

Watch out for emotions being bottled up, find a release for this pressure, Mars is a high, outward vibe and does not like being slowed or shut down. Frustration and impatience can happen.

Mars joins, Pluto, Saturn and Jupiter all in Rx. This also slows many situations down.

Dates for Mars conjunct South Node – 20 July, Rx + 26 Sep – direct.

Mars retrograde from June 26th – August 27th.

Mars Retrograde in Aquarius from June 26-August 12 and Capricorn from August 12-27.

Mars enters its retrograde zone on May 12th, 2018, @ 28° Capricorn
Mars retrograde on June 26th, 2018, @ 9° Aquarius Rx
Mars direct on August 27th, 2018, @ 28° Capricorn
Mars leaves retrograde zone, October 8th, 2018 @ 9° Aquarius

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Mars Retrograde in Aquarius and Capricorn 2018
from cafeastrology.com

June 2018!

June 2018!

June starts off emotional, coming off a full moon in Sagittarius, it feels like the push-off from the side, allowing your emotions to drift you out, it’s uncomfortable, feels unstable. It will take a whole lot of faith and trust not only in yourself and your skills, talents and gifts, in others and the cosmos too.

Venus + Jupiter + Neptune Grand Trine – June 1st & 2nd
Sun conjunct Mercury – 6th
Mercury enters Cancer – 13th
New moon in Gemini – 14th
Venus enters Leo – 14th
Neptune Rx – 19th
Sun enters Cancer + Solstice – 21st
Mars Rx – 27th
Full moon in Capricorn – 28th
Mercury enters Leo – 29th

Another month of twist and turns and roundabouts.
Neptune and Mars both go Rx, adds to the other planets also Rx, Saturn, Pluto and Jupiter. You get a pull back and slow or slowing down feeling. Which may not be so bad as you gotta catch up with yourself and check in with all that has been happening.

Of course the Sun changes signs and enters Cancer + Solstice time, new moon and full moon to set intentions and brings culmination and release.

Mercury the planet of communication and information is moving quickly through the signs, life happens quickly.
Mercury enters Leo by months end, it’s about true self-expression, Mercury goes Rx in July and Eclipses are coming. Best to take the time at the end of month for some reflection and tuning in, tapping into the internal and external changes that have taken place.

Ending, beginnings and all of the damn things in between.

“In the end, it all begins” ― Saji Ijiyemi

 

 

 

 

Full Moon in Sagittarius, 30th, May, 2018! urge for Freedom pushes you along!

 

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Blend the past and the future together, one step at a time you move/weave to the next stage or part of your life. Let go, loosen the grip and most of all of have Faith.

– Grand water trine Venus in Cancer, Jupiter Rx in Scorpio and Neptune In Pisces.
– Moon in Sag trines the Leo North Node
– Sun in Gemini trines the Aquarius South Node.
– Sun sextiles North node
– Sun quincunx to Saturn in Capricorn.
– Sun, North Node, Saturn = Yod

Moon in Sag, seeking freedom, adventure, expansion, faith, wisdom and so much more. Sun in Gemini the details, information, communication and choices is the way to get this freedom. Move through, step by step, it all unfolds to take you further. And you may find it happens quickly with Gemini’s influence.

Grand water trine is the undercurrent that brings in a beautiful flow. Jupiter(expansion/freedom/faith), Venus(love/value/desire) and Neptune(spirit/faith).
This is useful as it helps to move you out. If opportunity comes your way, take a look at it, as it’s a stepping stone, to other ways of being and living. Plus the nodes are involved in this full moon, a purpose or more to life is trying to get your attention.

The Yod(destiny or fate), also known as the finger of God to Saturn, which is the quincunx, the uncomfortable part. A bigger plan is at work here, the external force that you have no control over is weaving the destiny of your future path. Sun shines (conscious awareness) on what you need to do/know, actions to take to meet up with the demands of Saturn(responsibilities/rules/limits). Has to be some boundaries/structure to work within. Which also helps with the grand water trine.

Sun points to the Leo north node, future path, shines the light on your purpose, identity, for you to fully start expressing your talents and gift. So shine your light, it’s the only way forward from here, no more hiding behind the old persona.

Full Moon in Sagittarius 30th May @0:20:46 am – culmination – leaving or falling away – freedom + new horizons.

 

 

Full Moon in Scorpio: Darkness pulls you out!

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Art by Giovanni Auriemma

Full moon is square to north and south nodes + sextile to Saturn.

The layers that you have build around you, disintegrate, the past that you were buried under slowing falls away under the shadow and light of this full moon.

The energy is high, emotions are intense, the square puts you in a crisis mode, you want to stay in the stable, secure place, that your kinda comfy in. But the old is worn out and stale/stagnate, it no longer brings passion. To leave the old behind is scary, to face the new is unknown, this makes you feel uncomfortable and unsure. Brings in the fear.

Deep inside you want passion, connection, your spirit to feel challenged and alive. you want an authentic feeling, presence and essence to shine from you. To hang on is hard, to not let go is way harder. Bring peace to your heart, seek inside for the answers.

Allow what your deep emotions are telling you to do, it’s time to cross over. To let the shadows, the pain dissolve and come into the light.

Saturn/moon meet up with a harmonious sextile to help you to cross, a gentle nudge, push for your success. This does help with some nourishment, nature, comfort and security. They will also help crystallize the changes from the past that you are making. You have a good chance of success, a positive change.

Go steady, be determined, be sure. Trust the process, feel empowered and follow your heart to transformation and healing.

FULL MOON + ECLIPSES IN LEO! Time to change it up!31 Jan, 2018.

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Full moon times are a culmination, conclusion, to reset yourself. Let go of the emotional stuff that has been building up, what does not serve you anymore, and what’s not working out. Of course this one is an eclipse, it has more of an impact.

Fate – destiny, gains – loss step in and change the course, it a course correction time. What’s meant to be will be and what is not will go, when the leaving happens, you have to let go, open up and wait for the new and what yours to come in.

Eclipses play out for about 3 month or more, the whole story is yet to unfold, best to be patient, go with it. However there will be ending and beginnings, it’s usually big stuff, especially if it’s hitting some major points in your chart. Often it’s a real turning point in your life.
Go check out your chart to see!

Nothing stays the same, change happens and here you get a helping hand form the universe, which may seem very difficult and unfair at times, but you gotta have faith, trust, believe the universe is always working in your favor.

It’s in Leo, have HEART, be brave and most of all *SHINE* for the individual that you are.
Yeah, baby!

Art work – Leo By Slaveika Aladjova

 

General info on how the eclipse may effort you, if you know your birth chart that will be more accurate, but this can help.
I generally work with both.

Leo Asc – Leo
You are birthing a creative new way of expressing yourself, a new direction, you are being more driven by instinct and desire you go out and get what you want. Primal energy coming through. Health and vitality may be apart of this. Decisions all of your life.

Cancer Asc – Cancer
You may find that you can be resourceful, areas around money, self-worth, how resourceful are you. How you spend your money, make money. Values around this.

Gemini Asc – Gemini
Finding new creative ways to communicate, thinking for yourself, networking, immediate environment. Siblings, talking, writing, communication. Your mind, your perception.

Taurus Asc – Taurus
Finding new creative ways to be with family, build a family, build a stronger emotional base for you, finding stabling in your inner world and at home, your feelings. Staying home, nurture and taking care of you and yours. Comforts, security, safety.

Aries Asc – Aries
Time to really create yourself a new, your identity, do it your way, create something for you that is worthwhile. Create, expressing yourself through your passion and heart. Create, be creative. Pregnancy, children.

Pisces Asc – Pisces
Find creative new ways to get into your daily life, work, give, be of service to others, look at the details of your life. Get real and have a reality check. Pay attention to you body, health and healing. Daily routines and rituals.

Aquarius Asc – Aquarius
Find new creative ways in your relationship. It’s about relationship stuff and partners. Crossroads in connections.

Capricorn Asc – Capricorn
Find new and creative ways in your intimate relationships. It’s about sharing developing deeper bonds. It may get deep, messy, facing fears and emotions. Money, debt, resources.

Sagittarius Asc – Sagittarius
Find creative, new ways to express yourself in the world, learn from other cultures, broaden your horizon through travel. Check into what you believe in, your attitude, opinions, ethics. Also maybe, writing, publishing.

Scorpio Asc – Scorpio
Finding new ways to creatively expressing yourself through your work, career, maybe it’s time to get serious about your life, your job, your standing in the community. Commitments and responsibility.

Libra Asc – Libra
Finding ways to creatively express yourself in groups, community, friends. Get some brilliant future insights to help you with your future. Think about your future.

Virgo Asc – Virgo
Finding ways to create a more spiritual life, soul searching. This is, let go and let god, it will take, faith, trust and belief in a higher power and being. Endings, something is over.

 

 

 

MERCURY conjunct PLUTO in Capricorn, MERCURY sextile JUPITER in Scorpio, 24th – 25th Jan, 2018.

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MERCURY conjunct PLUTO in Capricorn,
MERCURY sextile JUPITER in Scorpio,24th – 25th Jan, 2018.

Mercury’s doing a bit of chatting this week, brings some insight and messages.
Mercury planet of communication, thoughts, mind, perception meets up with Pluto, planet of power and transformation for conversation/thinking that makes you go deep, gets to the point or to the truth. Like all Pluto things, it may be deep, watch out for power plays, things may change after the conversations/messages you have.
Your thoughts might be obsessive during this transit, and you may discover a secret or something that has been hidden. You see things clearer through the written words or from communication.

Mercury then meets up with Jupiter, this brings in luck, opportunity a positive note. Jupiter adds the expansive touch, you might be talking, thinking about the big picture or future. Looking/thinking forward.

***Keep in mind that this is building in the background exact on the 28th.
MERCURY squares URANUS, you know Uranus can be disruptive, brings in a surprise/shock element to the conversation or the way you think.

Decks used – Black Moon Astrology Cards – Astrology Reading Cards