The Full Moon in Gemini will be closely conjunct Mars Retrograde in Gemini, in opposition to the Sagittarius Sun. This opposition of air element ( Gemini) and fire element (Sagittarius) can speak out with strong emotion, a quickness of thought, energized feelings left over from the New Moon Solar Eclipse back on October 25th. This is first Full Moon since the eclipses, giving us a lot to talk about.
The Full Moon is loosely squared to Neptune in Pisces that stationed direct on December 3rd. A heightened sensitivity could be the energy, reminding us of memories from September 20th, where Mars in Gemini was transiting at same degree, in direct motion. What was going on during that time, is it getting revived emotionally? If so, you now can deal with it from a position of strength, courage and hopefully wisdom from the past experience. Recalculate the way you’d like to play the game, Mars Rx Gemini full of options, strategies, opinions and emotions on this full moon.
Communication and emotions are going to feel especially “full” on December 7/8th. We have a number of Out of Bounds planets. The Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars are all outside of the normal orbit range the usually participate in. OOB planets feel as if they’re playing the game with their own rules, zany energy, unexpected feelings or impulsive blurt outs can happen. OOB planets is just another tool to describe the flavor of the energy of that planet~ if there are boundaries, OOB planets have no problem jumping over them.
By Christmas Day, December 25th Moon,Mercury, Venus will all be back in normal declination range.
✨Take note of December and the interesting , rule breaking energies of those personal planets . Venus & Mercury will come back to the night sky ~ we can see them just after sunset & twilight now. Mars Rx will continue doing his own thing OOB style until May 5th, but leaves Gemini finally on March 25th.
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Nov 13-20th a wave of Scorpio ♏️ planets making trine aspects to Jupiter ♓️ Stationing direct. Decisions based on feelings & a little faith helps us move forward. Nov 16th Venus, the planet of attraction, beauty and connection has entered the sign of Sagittarius, more light and positivity is available to see the big picture ♐️ 🔥 Nov 17th Mercury enters Sagittarius ♐️ Ideas fueled by optimism, increase possibilities and social communications. Nov 18th Mars Retrograde Gemini square Neptune in Pisces- the challenge is organizing or recalculating our activities with an open mind & flexible options. Adjustments & changes are expected. Nov 22nd The Sun enters Sagittarius ♐️ we are philosophers at heart, the sun is highlighting what inspires us. ✨ New Moon in Sagittarius Nov 23rd trine✨strong Jupiter in Pisces stationing direct ~Have faith & trust this chapter or path you find yourself on. Hint : Jupiter in Pisces ♓️ was at this same spot May 2, 2022. What was happening in the Spring that inspired you?
“Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.” Roy T. Bennett – The Light in the Heart.
Neptune in Pisces Retrograde 23 in square aspect to Mars Gemini Retrograde 25 = Slowing down time, recalculate your course, you can’t do everything at once. Something is ready to be released, changing our minds or strategizing through intuition.
Saturn Direct 18 in Aquarius in square aspect to Uranus Retrograde Taurus 17 = work at your individuality, forward movement through changes can reactivate what you’ve been working on since Spring of 2021.
Jupiter Retrograde 29 reentered Pisces for 7 weeks~ An inspiration breathes life back into a dream. Think April 12-13th of 2022 Jupiter conjunct Neptune, what was your ideal vision of the future? Jupiter moves direct in Pisces on November 24th.
The New Moon/Partial Solar Eclipse is at 02 degrees of Scorpio conjunct Venus in Scorpio 02’39”. A New Moon grants us time to dream, and acknowledge the quiet energy we need to create. A time of germinating a seed or planting an intention.
The Moon is symbolic of our emotions, our deep inner world and what truly makes our heart happy. Venus in Scorpio is very closely connected to this New moon. Venus symbolizes love, enjoyment,values, sociability, money, and relationship. When Venus transits through Scorpio, she is more sensitive to these topics. Relationships have the potential to be transformational, through intuition and sensing something beginning to seed. We are now tapping into these Scorpio energies, allowing us to sense the mystery and synchronicity of emotions with others. There is a level of risk involved, Scorpio is protective, private and very observant.Becoming vulnerable is an unsung strength. It can be scary yet emotionally rewarding.✨
The New Moon/Solar Eclipse in Scorpio falls on the South Node of the Moon ☋
An opportune time to let go of the past that prevents you from moving forward. South node Eclipses release old seeds. Scorpio can be psychic energy that keeps you connected to old wounds or habitual responses. “Psychic surgery” is a term I like to use as visualization tool to cut out that link to another time, place or person that no longer assists us. Let that shit go.🖤
Pluto in Capricorn 26 is in separating square to this New Moon/ Solar Eclipse,adding a level of empowerment to ourselves through change & releasing. The energy is not new, it is old. Closing an account before we open a new one, is sound advise. Mars in Gemini 25, is stationed in the sky, very slow, ready to retrograde on Oct 31. Pluto & Mars are the traditional and modern rulers of Scorpio. They have an adjustment period through these changes. Themes are courage through communication and authentic changes.
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world” – Harriet Tubman ✨
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Full Moon in Aries (16 degrees) conjunct Asteroid Chiron Rx Aries (14) opposing the Sun in Libra (16) Venus in Libra (13)
The Moon is Full this month within 2 degrees from Chiron, known as the wounded healer, in Aries this points to our own ability to take care of ourselves and heal those spaces of doubt or insecurity, created by ourselves. Chiron takes 50 years to transit around our personal chart, along the way we discover our own wound and recognize the healing potential we have to offer others.
An Aries Moon, describes the Mood , taking on the element of fire, creating sparks of initiation. Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, it is head strong and moves quickly, rising to the occasion towards its wants and needs. Aries is the architype of the warrior, ready to act. Aries Moons can feel heroic by jumping in to help. Full moon energy puts an emphasis on your current mood, and how it connects to your own chart. Chiron retrograde adds a reflective attitude to the day. The energy can be worked with through inspiring your own healing(Chiron) through activating(Aries) a ritual or activity on this day. This could be completing something you hadn’t had the energy for, now its go time! We all feel better after accomplishing something that was put on hold. You can create a spiritual ritual, burning old calendars, documents, memories that need to be released through fire. Together Chiron and the Full Moon, may point to staying faithful to your own needs and self care without alienating others. Balancing your solo time with connective time. Keeping an open mind and listening to what other people have to say, may assist in understanding this Full Moon energy. The Sun in Libra (16)degrees conjunct Venus in Libra (13) is quite nice, as Venus has been chasing the Sun since September 29th. October 22nd they catch up and sit together at the same degree 29 Libra, a new cycle has begun. Venus is ruler of Libra, she is at home, reminiscing, enjoying relationship and reaching towards others. As the Full moon is illuminated by this Venusian Sun pair, I think of old social wisdom. Gathering with intention on being helpful or alleviating a burden for someone else. Listening, hearing, connecting, laughing and saying Yes to loving energy. Releasing past wounds or memories that block the love. Initiate a ritual this Sunday, allow yourself to be courageously kind.❤️
We embark on Eclipse season – October 25th Partial Solar Eclipse 02 degrees Scorpio Sun conjunct Venus 02 Scorpio
Total Lunar Eclipse- November 8th 16 degrees Taurus Moon conjunct 16 Uranus Taurus
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Saturn, the archetype of the teacher has been transiting slowly through the sign of Aquarius since December 17,2020. December 20,2022 Saturn was conjoined by Jupiter in Aquarius both at 00 degrees. This began a 2 1/2 year transit of Saturn in Aquarius and began a longer cycle of 20 years between Saturn and Jupiter through their Grand Conjunction. When we look back in our own charts and see the transit from a distance we really gain a perspective on how much we’ve grown and changed, especially those experiencing a 1st or 2nd Saturn Return. Saturn moving through the fixed air element of Aquarius has brought the work and discipline to our concept of community and how we work within that structure while holding onto our individuality and authenticity. The electric unbridled energy of Uranus transit moving through fixed earth element of Taurus has shaken the ground and foundations of our comfort zones numerous times. Uranus in Taurus squared Saturn twice in 2021 and has a last pass, although not exact, very close in square aspect in the first 2 weeks of October and then moves direct on October 23rd. Saturn teaches maturity lessons we learn from limitations. Saturn is ruler of Capricorn and Aquarius back to back winter signs, we are working on life lessons that help us stand as unique individuals in our community. Uranus is the architype of the rebel, in Taurus ruled by Venus we can experience uncomfortable or unexpected changes and breakthroughs within our relationships and finances. Uranus entered Taurus March 6, 2019 and leaves on April 25,2026. Roe vs Wade, inflation, door dash, personal shopping apps, supply chain issues all Venusian topics in 2022. In September 2019 emerging female artists were landing high-profile solo shows, museums were staging women themed exhibitions, grants were being awarded to boost female artists and long-neglected artists were being given overdue recognition. Thanks to Uranus type breakthroughs in the art world, in Venus ruled sign of Taurus.
When Saturn and Uranus meet in square aspect it’s time to work out the tension or challenges presented through responsibility, unexpected changes, freedoms and commitments, all designed to create new space for growth in areas where life was becoming too stagnant. The Venusian ruled Uranus puts a spin emphasis on creativity and the freedom to express through art, music, beauty and nature. It also spontaneously created remote job possibilities that weren’t allowable until the pandemic put down limitations.(Saturn)
February 22,2022 Saturn reached 18 degrees in direct motion until March 3rd, at that time Jupiter 12 Pisces applying to Neptune 22 Pisces, a hopeful and inspirational energy was building in the air. Mars 21, Venus 21and Pluto 27 Direct in Capricorn were in Trine aspect to the Nodes at 26 Taurus and Scorpio. The movement was slow yet forwardly productive, empowered by the Mars/Venus conjunction earlier on February 16th.
June 6, 2022 A change/shift was in the works as Saturn 25 Aquarius stationed Retrograde to go back over the area we just traversed since February and also separating from a square (presenting challenges) to the Nodes in Scorpio 22/Taurus 22. June 2022, Roe v. Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court, creating a major upset.
October 1,2022 Saturn Retrograde at 18 degrees, back at same degree as (February 22 March 3rd in Direct motion)
October 23,2022Saturn stations direct.
Aquarius will sit at this 18th degree as it stations from retrograde to direct motion for 45 days Oct 1-Nov 13,2022 Looking into the Sabian Symbols, specifically the 18th degree of Aquarius is a helpful way to see things in a different light.
*The Sabian symbols are the unique set of symbolic vignettes, or descriptive images, which were obtained by Dr. Marc Edmund Jones from an ancient Mesopotamian source in 1925 for each of the 360 astrological degrees of the zodiac.
The Sabian symbol for 18 degree of Aquarius is “A forest fire quenched”
“The keyword is Concern and theme is Rising to the occasion. “This symbol speaks to the successful resolution of an emergency or crisis, and to satisfaction in a job well done. The image of a forest fire quenched symbolizes the suppression or quelling of a dangerous and destructive force. The emphasis in this degree is on the opportunity in every group experience for discovering personal skills and abilities previously unrecognized, and on turning every ordeal into a productive adventure in social responsibility. On a practical level, this symbol alludes to defusing explosive situations, calming tempers, and bringing potentially volatile or dangerous situations under control.
Positive: At its highest , this symbol represents the ability to function efficiently and effectively under pressure. Negative: Lack of enthusiasm and a tendency to avoid getting involved in anything out of the ordinary. Accent :on 18 degrees of Aquarius is getting things under control. An emergency situation can be resolved to everyone’s relief. Opportunity: Your greatest advantage lies in recognizing the skills and abilities that a crisis reveals and making the effort to refine them. Risk: Guard against being a coward or telling yourself that you are ill equipped to deal competently with the problems of life. Don’t make a habit out of depending on others to get you out of situations you created.
Stepping Stones: Success, conquest, triumph, achievement, accomplishment, mastery, self-expenditure, victory, resolution, relief, suppression, arrest, cancellation.-From The Sabian Symbols A screen of Prophecy-Diana E. Roche
Saturn moves forward through Aquarius until March 25th 2023 when it enters Pisces to start a new journey for next 2 1/2 years.
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The Moon loves to be in Cancer, at home, comfortable, protected and safe. The Sun 07 °and Moon 07 in Cancer mark a time of gut instincts and faith. A New Moon in water element of Cancer, is birthing the next chapter in this lunation cycle. The Sun & Moon are square to Jupiter 07 Aries~ we can feel quite optimistic about this fresh start to the month. Jupiter in Aries can be exciting and impulsive energy to fire up the new project or plan that is hatching.Confidence is certainly extra high during this New Moon phase, the Moon is way Out of Bounds at 26’53’ declination. It’s normal range in orbit is 23’26’.
Jupiter in Aries 07 sextile ( energizes ) Venus in Gemini 07 through social networking and communications about plans, journeys, gatherings are topics connecting to the emotional context of this Cancer New Moon. This feels like a reunion or big gathering. Thursday morning Cancer Moon still Out of Bounds- which indicates emotional energy that can be passionate, exaggerated, spontaneous and brings urgency when connecting with our needs. The Cancer Moon at 11:50 AM June 30th, squares Mars Aries 26 °, and then moves to Opposes Pluto in Capricorn 27 °-The challenge would be to focus on your personal comfort level, listen to your gut instinct and what is true for you. Like a Sea Turtle, at home in the Ocean, she is very comfortable, and tuned into danger on a daily basis. She survived many natural predators since birth.
Females Sea Turtles are estimated to give birth to thousands of eggs over a lifetime-only 1 out of a 1,000 hatchlings survive to be an adult. Big, “out of bounds respect” for the Mother energy, follow your instinct.
Moon in watery Pisces 25 ° merges with oceanic Neptune 25 ° this afternoon (3:20 pm EST) Slower pace, Keep it calm today. Pisces energy is accommodating to the ever changing emotional under currents. We can instinctively be helpful or offer assistance to those who need us. Moon and Neptune make sextile aspect (energizing) to Venus in Taurus 26 ° ~ A nurturing and loving energy. We may feel very sympathetic, harmonious and share an affinity with people we met today. As the Moon changes quickly, she enters Aries tonight 11:37 PM firing up the speed and energy of Tuesday. Moon conjoins Jupiter in Aries 11:36 AM~ marking a joyous or enthusiastic mood!
Mercury in Gemini is communicating with inspiring energy- new ideas or projects may have come forward this weekend, as it separates from a sextile with Jupiter in Aries.Aries, a fire element, initiates and blazes new trails when ignited. Jupiter in Aries is expanding our knowledge of self and encouraging us to grow, sometimes through impulsive moves.Venus in Taurus makes exact Trine with Pluto in Capricorn ~ Honest feelings are unearthed or solidified.
Tuesday June 21st 5:13am EST Sun enters 00 Cancer Marking the Summer Solstice, as the Sun stands still, bask in the new energy and Vitamin D! Celebration of the Summer season begins! Create a ritual that symbolizes what YOU are nurturing in your life. Welcome the sunlight.
Friday, the Moon in Aquarius, ruled by Saturn in Aquarius Retrograde Good day to work independently or revisit technology you used in the past to solve present issues.Aquarius Moon tends to be more objective and not focused on emotional realm. This changes when the Moon enters Pisces Saturday evening at 7:01pm est Pisces Moon taps into emotions intuitively. A felt experience. Venus in Taurus squares Saturn in Aquarius on Saturday 5:25 pm est Keep expectations in check,try to be realistic with relationship issues this weekend ~ the desire to do what “we” want is strong~ be honest about your needs. Late Saturday night, Venus in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces can be the restorative balm, smoothing over any disagreement in relationships.
Neptune is the higher octave of Venus-who naturally is exalted in Pisces, there is a compromise. Especially with Moon in Pisces passing through…Dreams can point to unconditional love. Sunday, builds deeper connections with Venus in Taurus applying to harmonious trine with Retrograde Pluto in Capricorn. Feelings bubble up, memories, the truth of emotions, we can understand a deeper sense of connection ~ from a current or past relationship. Wisdom of how we relate can be enlightening, when looking back at past relationships.
Mercury-The messenger of the Gods, finally makes it back home to Gemini, after stationing direct in Taurus. It was slow going, now back up to speed on Monday at 11:26am EST .
Communications are clearer. Gemini Sun in an applying trine to Saturn in Aquarius can be a time of progress, where we had to remain patient. Time to get things done, this aspect is exact on Thursday June 16th 2:49am EST
Full Moon June 14th at 7:51am EST Neptune in Pisces is in a T-square configuration with the Full Moon in Sagittarius. Neptune is challenging our focus and consistency ~maybe a little blurry with details. With this in mind, use the strong Mercurial energy to keep things organized by simply communicating.
Nevertheless, celebrate this Full Moon as its ruler Jupiter, explores through the energy of self willed Aries, happy to try something new.
Mars in Aries conjoins Chiron directing some wisdom or healing energy into the SuperStrawberryMoon! It will be very bright as it is in Perigee, the point at which the Moon is closest in its orbit to the Earth. 🌕