The Taurus Moon trines Pluto in Capricorn at 8:19 AM and then trines Jupiter in Virgo at 9:21 AM. This harmonizing grounded-earth energy can set the tone for a productive day, where our physical senses are strongly engaged to build and produce something tangible of lasting value. Motivations are coming back on line!
The Taurus Moon goes Void at 7:20 PM; this will last until 6:46 AM tomorrow.
Venus forms a bridge (opposition) to Pluto that becomes exact at 10:31 PM tonight inside the Void and we will feel it building the entire day. Lower frequency, reactionary manifestations can show up as power struggles in relationships… but lets not go there.
A bridge gives you the flexibility to cross back and forth… to get a perspective from both sides. In this case, Venus is in Cancer and our hearts are sensitive, highly intuitive and protective of family. Pluto is in Capricorn where established traditions and structures are being transformed to support an awakening evolutionary process. Can you see why kindness and compassion are so important? Personalizing someone behavior because it doesn’t fit your need or expectation … will not end well. We can discover solutions that will deepen relationships, when we see the bridge as one connection… instead of opposite sides.
We are smack dab in the middle of Mars turning around. I know I have talked about this a lot. It appears I am still at it… because it is profound in it’s ability to reflect our energy shifting. Mars is about action and forward motion and so I get this image…
Imagine a huge ship submerged in the depths of the ocean, that must begin a 180 degree turn from a dead stop. It must make this powerful turn under the pressure of the depths (Scorpio) and once it is fully turned, it can then begin to move forward… slowly. Eventually, with momentum building, it resurfaces and returns to a normal speed in a brand new direction. It’s a precarious point in time and it requires diligence, patience, compassion and kindness to support the process.
If you have been experiencing resistance to moving forward, that is about to end. Momentum will pick up slowly but surely and clarity will be stronger than ever and we need this time to acclimate to the change. Mars will be full speed ahead by mid August. Be patient, stay in your Now as best you can.
So a very interesting thing happened. what I wrote for yesterday is meant for today :D
This is the day Mercury enters Cancer (6:23 PM) and this is the day Mars stations direct at 6:38 PM. So just read that again… and know it really goes into effect today. I have been very twisted with time lately and this is proof of it.
The Moon entered Taurus at 5:05 AM, reflecting our emotional needs in an earthy, more grounded and practical way. This actually can help us to calmly address some of the frustration that could be percolating while we do a 180 with Mars in the depths of the Scorpio ocean.
Remember, Mars is a trigger, an activator, and in Scorpio (ruled by Pluto -the great transformer) we had been uncovering what has been buried and hidden… some of it has not been pretty, we have been trying to move forward with the breaks on and tempers have flared. We had to get this out in the open, to see the ugly parts… to face the beast so it could be transmuted.
Passions will begin to reignite in a more creative way as this momentum gets rolling. Physical energy will start to return and we can start to finish projects and launch new ones again… but we will be somehow changed and this will elevate our approach.
Just keep in mind that the take off of this shift is intensified by the very slow start and Mars will not leave Scorpio until August 2nd… but he moves forward as of tonight, reflecting the forward motion within that we are now ready for. Patience will be easier to find with this Moon in Taurus today. Taurus is ruled by Venus and the pleasure of beauty is central to Venus… look around and take notice of how it shows up.
There is Big Cosmic movement today with no major aspects at the same time. First, in the morning, Mercury spends his last degree of Gemini, trining Juno (sacred partnership and commitment) at the 29 master degree. This 29th degree is posed to bring important information in Gemini, so be sure to stay tuned to the higher frequencies to hear it. Gemini can get easily distracted and scattered when it’s reacting to all the stimulus in the world, so it’s always important to re-focus the mind when Gemini is scampering about.
In the later part of the day, Mercury (the mind) moves out of Gemini and Joins the Sun and Venus in Cancer. Cancer is a very intuitive and emotional water sign, ruled by the Moon. It highlights the divine - feminine energy of nurturing, mothering, the goddess, woman, home, family, nesting… you get the picture. These areas will become more strongly emphasized over the next month.
Many of us are celebrating this day, as Mars stations to go direct at 8:00 PM, after having turned retrograde back on April 18th. Even though he will be in direct motion, it will take him until July 12th to move just one degree, from 23 to 24 Scorpio. If you have any planets in your chart at that degree… it will intensify and clarify what has been revealed as a result of this Mars excavation.
It’s going to take some time for him to recover his shadow (the area he must cover moving forward, to regain the position he was in when he retrograded - at 8 degrees Sagittarius) and he actually won’t fully clear his shadow until mid August! When he does clear it he will then conjoin Saturn at 9 degrees Sagittarius, helping us to build new platforms and structures that will carry us far and with greater wisdom.
So if you have been chomping at the bit to get going, but haven't had the energy at the same time, or felt like you were hiking thigh deep in muck… it’s all about to change :)
We start this last week of June with a energized Monday and an active Aries Moon. The Aries Moon will form a steppingstone square with the Sun before lunch time, allowing us to once again, observe and work out any conflicts between our emotional needs and our Soul's calling. With the Moon in the sign of Aries (which is ruled by Mars), and the Sun in the Moon's sign of Cancer, this is another opportunity to balance the divine masculine and feminine within ourselves and understand even more clearly, how we must become the masters of our own self-nurturing.
Chiron (healing old wounds) provides a steppingstone Square to Mercury (mind) and as he stations today. With Chiron stationing to go retrograde (stations make for increased potency) we can see where our communications do harm and where they can heal. These conversations can be with someone you know, a stranger, or just with yourself. All of them are important, so take notice... as the power of the Word is bigger than most of us know.
Just before midnight, the Aries moon will provide us with another steppingstone Square and this one is with Venus. Themes can emerge concerning family and security and the nurturing that your heart longs for. This frictional aspect is placing us at the crossroads that highlights the need for independence and attachments... and the courage to move away from those attachments that are too binding and limiting.
With the dynamics of these Aries Moon connections, we have the option to see things in a brand-new way as our consciousness awakens to greater possibilities. Any agitation you feel today, represents the resistance that is holding on inside of you. To quote Star Trek, "Resistance is futile."
As if you haven't heard this enough...we are in the middle of a huge evolutionary shift of allowing ourselves to learn to trust the intuitive heart-mind and to observe the monkey mind (fear-based) without empowering it.
Having said all of that, we have tremendous assistance today, as Venus in Cancer trines retrograde Neptune in Pisces. These water trines open up our intuitive inner knowing and sooth our weariness with sweetness of ideal Love. It is a realignment of the high heart... All we have to do is remember that Unconditional Love for ourselves and others elevates our reality and promotes tremendous creativity and compassion and yes... romance. It takes courage bypass fear, to let go and find this.
Perhaps this is a day for you to have a little romance with yourself, after all... if we can't get in touch with the affection and Love for Self, all other relationships will struggle!
At 2:55 PM the Pisces Moon will go Void for the next 12 hours, this VOC is a perfect time for any practice of meditation, yoga, music, sacred dance and all forms of art.
We are living in the strangest of times and Mars is coming to a crawl as he stations now to go direct this Wednesday… his slowed pace in the depths of Scorpio has flared many physical symptoms and toxic behaviors. The Nodes are stationing to turn retrograde as Mars turns to go direct … everything feels topsy turvy, as dysfunctional structures are dismantled and reliance on outdated traditions is fading.
It’s a New World being birthed and the labor pains can get pretty intense. Thats why its ever so important to focus on the deeper truths and find solace in knowing that Love and Trust will overtake fear and greed as we clear these aspects within us as individuals.
Pluto sextiles the Moon and the South Node as he powerfully trines Jupiter today. Something is telling me that we have a tremendous opportunity to extricate ourselves from any beliefs that are left, concerning karma and what we may “owe’ for our past mistakes. We don’t need to think like that anymore… there are no mistakes and it’s all leading to an awakening to who we really are.
We have access to the limitless power within and around us with this Pluto/Jupiter trine. Materially, spiritually, emotionally and psychologically - it is reflected back to us (via this sacred geometry) that wisdom can expand to bring a metamorphic shift, like never before. Great healing is in the mix if we can just get still long enough to invite it in. With Jupiter on the North Node, our evolutionary growth is swiftly on it’s way and we must remain diligent to one question.
What would Love do?
From now until Wednesday the South Node and Chiron are stationing to move retrograde as well. The winds of change are shifting their direction and many people are feeling very vulnerable.. so if we remember that and treat everyone with compassion, it will sooth the transitional experience we are all emerged in.
I let this entire day (Saturday) roll by with out writing anything. I could feel the Moon in Pisces joining with my Moon in Pisces and I couldn’t move to open my computer or do any work, it just didn't feel right. So here it is at the end of the night and I just wanted to say…
I recommend we all take a day to unplug from our computers and gadgets and just feel life. It’s a wonderful feeling. There were no major aspects today and the Pisces Moon was opening all the channels to the limitless field… did you feel it?
We want to get up and get busy this morning, accomplishing more than we will, after the Void of Course Aquarius Moon (VOC) that begins at 11:48 AM and lasts until 10:30 pm.
With most of our day and evening best spent contemplating, integrating, rethinking, cleaning and reorganizing… it’s a great opportunity to observe your repetitive self talk to see… is it kind?
Are you encouraging yourself or criticizing?
Are you recognizing that you are divinity in physical form?
Are you letting small stuff and BS be bigger than your Love?
Have you spent more time focusing on what’s wrong, rather than finding gratitude for what is good?
We all do it from time to time, the key is to catch the disempowering thought forms and correct them before they start looping. When they get to the looping stage, we are breathing less, stressing more and accomplishing less. Breath is our way back to alignment. Thinking with your heart (our bigger brain) always leads to a rebalancing… (this can even work in the business world) when we don’t preach, but just quietly demonstrate it instead.
Lots of unusual ideas will bounce around today and some may even stick, just don’t expect them to. The Moon enters Pisces at 10:30 PM ending the VOC and shifting our emotional focus to intuitive, artistic and compassionate themes. It can be a night of sweet dreams.
Uranus joins Ceres in Aries today and we are invited to take original thinking to a new place… to midwife the birth of something unique and progressive. It’s time to nurture the beginning of a new project, movement or invention… perhaps a new kind of healthy habit or way of thinking. Mars will station direct in 6 more days, making it easier for us to get moving... but we can take baby steps today.
If things feel a bit unstable, remember this is how Uranus instigates change, so go with it as best you can and trust a divine plan is unfolding. Earth changes are going to happen and we can best adapt by asking how we can live more in harmony with nature. The movement to grow food locally is one positive example of how we are moving in the right direction.
The Aquarius Moon reminds us that anything we do is done best from a place of self-love and acceptance. Group participation and awareness is healthy when it sprouts from individuals who carry high self esteem and humanity’s best interests at heart.
We have a Void Capricorn Moon from 3:57 AM to 3:08 PM that indicates we are needing to integrate our latest choices and decisions - ones your newly-updated, inner authority has led you to.
During this entire week, Jupiter and the North Node are even more activated as they activate their corner of the mutable, grand steppingstone- square.
Imagine a baseball diamond with …
Jupiter/North Node on home base - 15‘ Virgo
Saturn on 1st - 11‘ Sagittarius
Neptune/South Node 2nd - (SN 15’, Neptune 12’ Pisces)
Mercury and Vesta on 3rd - 15’ Gemini
The 15 degree point is very strong and all these signs are what we call mutable, meaning they are not fixed and can morph into something new more easily than others. The question to ask is… what do we want to change and what can we allow the release of. Influences are coming from everywhere, make sure you listen to yourself!
This is one of the best times to discover where you want to take things next, with Mercury (mind) and Jupiter (expansion and wisdom) giving you a leg up to a better view. You can only see it if you are willing to govern your thoughts… they must be loving to get to the higher view.
It’s all about resonance and vibration. In quantum physics, they talk about ‘The Field’ and I believe this is where the power of our thoughts to turn to things lives. Closing your eyes and breathing, shutting out the outside stimulus helps us to tap into it. You can feel the shift the more you practice it.
Today, there are big possibilities to hear messages from the field that can lead you further towards your greater fulfillment. Staying in the busy, monkey mind all day, could cause you to miss it completely and it would show up as a quagmire of thoughts that refuse to focus and sacredness would result.
The Capricorn Moon will help us to tune into that inner guidance system (where we connect to the Field. Grounding will certainly help.
The Moon shifts into electric Aquarius at 3:11 PM and we look to see how to work with community and group… keep your focus on what is most healthy for you, as you network and cooperate. Sacrifice for the whole needs to be a thing of the past. The whole is only as loving and strong as its parts.
There is a sense that time is flying by, as we have officially stepped into Summer. Yesterdays energies are echoing today, but with a strong and grounded Capricorn Moon in play, we can get down to some business at hand. However,
There are some curves to navigate.
A special note:
With Mars retrograde for 8 more days, he will begin to slow down before he stops to station direct. This puts him in a quincunx aspect to the Uranus/Eris disrupting force for the next 3 weeks (after he stations direct he will quincunx eris 7/8 and uranus 7/13). That is a lot of intensity mixing together and we need to remember it’s purpose is to wake us up to the truth of what is really going on personally and collectively. What may look shiny, all polished and pretty on the surface, can be hiding toxic shadow pieces that have been buried or denied. These frequency combinations are purposefully exposing what needs to be cleared out, to make room for the new.
Ceres joins Eris tonight and adds to this powerhouse of change. Family, home, safety, nurturing, planet Earth and our environment can feel rattled by something we didn’t see coming. It’s more of the same message, what is being unearthed is bringing us to a place of truth telling and an opportunity to reestablish a greater level of integrity with all cards on the table.
Potential aggressive energy needs to be channeled in a healthy way. Let the Capricorn Moon guide you to a constructive outlet for any pent up energy that needs expressing. Although Capricorn is not a fan of surprises, it serves up persistence, patience and tolerance to guide us through some bumpy rides.
Breathe, breathe, breathe…
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