What’s Up in the Stars for August?

Dates to Watch this Month:

  • August 11 – Jupiter turns Direct
  • August 11 – Mercury into Leo
  • August 11 – Uranus turn retrograde
  • August 15 – Full Moon in Aquarius/Leo
  • August 18 – Mars into Virgo
  • August 21 – Venus into Virgo
  • August 23 – Sun into Virgo
  • August 29 – Mercury into Virgo
  • August 30 – New Moon-Super Moon in Virgo

For all the entries on the list above, August is really a decent month.  We have a stellium of planets in Leo that promote fun, play, creativity and relaxation, and then a stellium in Virgo later in the month that supports our healing, working and sharing our gifts with the world.  After July’s craziness, this is great news!

Let’s break it down by the weeks:

Week 1:  August 1-4    Let the Fun Begin!

CelebrateWe have just entered the New Moon window from 7/31’s new moon in Leo.  Earlier in the week we experienced a potent Sun square Uranus with possible disruptions, upsets and accident-proneness and it continues Friday August 2, when Venus (relationships, values, money) squares Uranus.  Watch out for disruptions with the people in your world – this isn’t a good time to pick a fight.  If anything, this would be great for developing diplomacy and applying love energy to your relationships!  Take care when spending money.  You want to make sure you are getting the stated value for your dollars spent.

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Week 2:  August 5-11  – Jupiter Week!

I’m calling this Jupiter week, as almost every day resonates with some type of Jupiter energy.  Remember that Jupiter represents growth, expansion, and the wisdom we gain through our ever-evolving consciousness.

Monday 8-5-19:   The Moon will be in Libra and thus triggers the Capricorn Saturn, South Node and Pluto.  This makes for opportunities to bring balance to what is changing in our lives.  There is also a trine with Moon, Sun and Jupiter which gives us the confidence and emotional depth to be able to stay the course of our development.

Tuesday 8-6-19:  The Moon is in Libra for the first part of the day and then soon transits into Scorpio where it will oppose Uranus in Taurus.  The Moon in Scorpio is deeply passionate and emotionally intense.  As a fixed sign Scorpio doesn’t always embrace change, yet today may be one of those days where change is necessary!  Don’t be afraid to go with the flow.

Wednesday 8-7-19:  Today the Sun meets up with Jupiter for some free flowing, feel good energy!  Whatever you are passionate about, today is the day to spend quality time in the doing of it.  That could mean that play is your passion today or being creative.  Whatever it is, have fun!

Thursday 8-8-19:  Today Venus, Goddess of love, relationships, values and money meets up with Jupiter.  As the Sun did yesterday, this triggers some feel good energy directed this time toward the people in our lives.  Today would be a wonderful day to hang out with loved ones or meet new like-minded people.  Just enjoy the warmth and love that is all around you!  Later this afternoon, the Moon moves out of Scorpio and into Sagittarius, Jupiter’s home territory, which ramps up the opportunities to have a good time.

About the only thing to watch out for today is the Moon’s square (challenge) to Mars in Leo.  The Moon in Scorpio represents depth, and Mars in Leo is engaged in fun and play.  Remember there is a time and a place for everything, so don’t take play over the top and as well, don’t the Moon’s emotions take you over the top.

Friday 8-9-19:  Today the Moon in Sagittarius conjuncts Jupiter and trines Venus.  That makes for a day of optimism and seeing the bright side of everything.  It could be a great day to step back from the “details” and see the bigger picture of your life or what you are trying to accomplish.

Saturday 8-10-19:  The Moon is still in adventure-seeking, mind-expanding Sagittarius today.  Maybe spend the day investigating things you haven’t before or going to new places that seem exciting or new.  There is one small blip on the screen today and that is the Moon square Neptune, which may mean a tendency to daydream or act from the subconscious.  If you’re engaged in anything dangerous or needing full concentration be super careful today!  This can also bring up spiritual awareness during the day as well.

Sunday 8-11-19:  We have reached the single most important or impactful day of the week and indeed, the month of August.  Today the planet Jupiter ends his 4-month retrograde cycle by moving direct in Sagittarius, Mercury moves back into Leo after ending his retrograde cycle on July 31, and Uranus, planet of awakening and surprises, turns retrograde in Taurus. So what can we expect?

Anytime a planet changes directions or changes signs it affects the quality of the energies we express.  When you put 3 of them doing a change on the same day, it adds some chaos to the day.

JupiterJupiter Direct – Jupiter Direct means that we are again able to grow and expand into our outer world.  Here is where we need caution so that we do not over-do anything.  This is an optimistic and expansive time for Jupiter, but you don’t want to realize too late that you cannot sustain anything you have put into motion.  Cautious risk-taking and proportional growth is what is required now.  This is especially true because over the last 4 months of retrograde you may have felt stuck and now with new energy you may go to far too fast.

Mercury into Leo – Mercury in Leo speaks with a flair for the dramatic and with passion.  We can command the attention of those around us and use our minds in very creative ways.  We’ll have to look out for dominating conversations instead of sharing the limelight.  Also, with Mercury in Leo we may over-state or exaggerate what we can do.  Be sure not to promise the world if you cannot deliver it!

Uranus retrograde –   Uranus retrograde starts today at 6° Taurus and ends on January 10, 2020, at 2° Taurus. This is a good time to shift on the inner planes in response to the outer world changes you have been through. Let your inner world be rocked in a way that is revolutionary, evolutionary and consciousness-raising!

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Week 3:  August 12-18, 2019    Full Moon in Aquarius This Week!

This week powers us up a bit with a Venus-Sun conjunction, the Full Moon across Aquarius & Leo, Mercury square Uranus and the beginning of the inner planets’ move into Virgo.

So far this month we have had a stellium (a collection of 3 or more planets in the same sign) in Leo, pushing us to play, have more fun, and express our creativity.  Moving into this 3rd week of August we begin to see a shift from the creative imagination in Leo into the actual “bring it to life” energies of Virgo.  Virgo has an eye to the details, and that may be just the thing we need to manifest our dreams into the real world.  Let’s look at some details for this week:

Monday, August 12, 2019

We start the week with the Moon in Capricorn, and I hope you know what that means by now – that’s right a Moon conjunct Saturn, South node and Pluto kind of day.  Time for stabilizing what is changing in your life.  Watch for emotional reactions.  The Moon turns Void-of-course at 3:12 pm PT/6:12 pm ET in preparation for her move into Aquarius tomorrow.

Tuesday August 13, 2019

The Moon moves into Aquarius this morning at 8:36 am PT/11:36 am ET, ending her Void-of-course time.  There is a Moon opposition Mercury today that may provoke us to speak more emotionally or think more emotionally today.  Then later in the day the Moon squares Uranus, and if we have not gotten our emotions controlled, we may be tempted to blurt out our frustrations or feelings.  Be careful of being reactive today!

Venus conjuncts Sun today:  Venus and the Sun meet up today in Leo.  This transit goes a long way in soothing what might be other “tricky” energies of the day.  When Venus and the Sun connect, we feel more affectionate and loving toward the people in our lives.  We’re inspired to be creative and to beautify our environments.  Bask in the glow of love, romance and creativity today!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Moon spends the entire day in quirky, innovative and inventive Aquarius.  There are no major contacts with other planets, so we can remain open to receiving impulses from our intuition in preparation for tomorrow morning’s Full Moon in Aquarius.  What will you do or be that is uniquely YOU? Dare to think and act “outside of the box.”

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Full Moon @ 22 Aquarius/Leo at 5:30 am PT /8:30 am ET.

Today the Moon holds an opposition to the Sun (the Full Moon), Venus and Mars.  This Aquarius Full Moonfull Moon is really about what you must release in order to move forward with creativity, love and joy.  What must you do to be more heart-centered and in alignment with your desires.

Sun, Venus, and Mars are holding space in Leo (the heart centered part) and with the Full Moon in Aquarius we get to march to the beat of our own unique drum!  If you have been attempting to remain invisible or on the other hand, if you have been calling to much attention to yourself, now is the time to balance and harmonizing the two extremes to be the expression of your true, authentic self.

Another facet of the Full Moon this month is some challenging energy being shared with Pluto, Lord of Transformation.  Pluto could be stirring up issues around power and empowerment for you.  What does it take to become empowered?  Are you taking power away from those around you, or do you see your inherent power and beauty? There could be a bit of a struggle for us to see the truth in this.

Friday, August 16, 2019   

After a short Void-of-course last evening, the Moon moved into the sign of Pisces where she spends the day today.  The Moon in Pisces is a dreamy and imaginative placement.  We may find it difficult to focus on the “real” world as we are busy in the ideal realm.  There is real compassion and empathy in the Moon in Pisces.  Remember to factor that compassion and empathy inward toward yourself as well as to others.

Mercury square Uranus today – When Mercury squares Uranus we may become aware of nervous energy flowing through us or others in our lives.  There’s an electrical current that we can feel between our mind and the communication of our thoughts.  We may be filled with ideas and excitement.  Just don’t let this energy overtake you and get you moving in too many directions at once!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

The Moon remains in Pisces all day today making good connections to Saturn, Neptune and Pluto.  We can be totally tuned in to our inner voice today.  It’s a great day to engage a spiritual practice, take a class, do some meditation or yoga, and otherwise focus inward.

Sunday, August 17, 2019

The Moon moves into Aries early in the day (9:33 am PT/12:33 pm ET) and we feel more energetic and willing to get out and do something!  The Aries Moon is ruled by Mars and Mars likes action.  Go for a bike ride, hike, or do some other physical activity today.

Mars into Virgo  – August 18 – October 3, 2019.  The Leo stellium begins to break up today with Mars, the first of the inner planets’, move into Virgo. Mars in Leo gave us access to creative genius, and now in Virgo he becomes more of a workhorse, prodding us to action on our ideas.  Mars is a bit of a perfectionist in Virgo as well and pays attention to the details.  Wherever Virgo is in your natal chart is where you will have to take the “rubber to meet the road” during this cycle.

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Week 4:  August 19-25, 2019    Adding Energy to Virgo 

Two more bodies move into Virgo this week – Venus and the Sun.  We’re working to perfect something, and it is all part of the Virgo experience.

Monday & Tuesday, August 19-20, 2019

We begin the work week with the Moon in Aries.  Today may be a day for new beginnings or building of momentum toward something.  Watch out for aggressive attitudes – either your own or someone else’s.  This is not a good day to pick a fight with anyone! Engage your personal authority and be responsible for yourself – thoughts, words and deeds!

Remember Aries is one of the signs that when the Moon moves through it can trigger our Capricorn trio, Saturn, South Node and Pluto.  There may be more to experience in the break down and regeneration of something in your life.  Be willing to work through it and engage a wider perspective.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Moon moved into Taurus very early this morning after a 20 minute Void-of-course.  That puts the Moon in a trine or positive flow with both the feminine and masculine principles (Venus & Mars).  We may feel more balanced today, and able to act from a place of equilibrium.  Later in the day, the Moon will conjunct Uranus, perhaps giving us a surprise or two.  Not all surprises are negative, maybe something very nice will pop up in your world for you today!

Venus into Virgo – August 21 to September 14.  With Venus in Virgo we value the down to Earth and practical, both in expressions of love and in what we choose to buy.  Venus rules are relationships, values and money and in Virgo we want to be sure that there is a useful reason for everything we do.  Watch out for being picky and overly critical of those around you.

Mercury (in Leo) trine Jupiter (in Sagittarius) – When these two planets meet up in Fire energy there is expansion into the creative, expressive, and spiritual.  Mercury rules the mind and communication, while Jupiter rules expansion and our Spiritual nature.  This combination may bring us good news, optimism and the desire to socialize.

Friday, August 23, 2019

The Sun moves into Virgo early today adding a 3rd party to the building stellium in that sign.  The Sun in Virgo is organized, earthy and detail-oriented.  The focus turns to our work environment, the path of sharing our gifts and talents (service) and the routines we are in. We are also more concerned with health and the purity of the foods we eat and the water we drink.  Sun sign Virgo can be analytical and think critically.  We want to be careful about being overly picky, critical of others or perfectionistic.

Also today, the Moon moves into chatty Gemini.  When the Moon is in Gemini we are more quick-witted, curious and sociable.  We can also become easily scattered and lose focus with the number of ideas and thoughts we have in our heads.

The Moon in Gemini challenges the Sun (Crisis of Consciousness), Venus and Mars in Virgo.  Virgo wants the details, and Gemini prefers to leave them out in favor of flexibility.  Gemini is fickle, and Virgo is stable.  How did the two of these signs get linked by the same planet – Mercury – when they are so different in their approach to the use of the mind and communication.  That’s a great question for another day’s tale!  Just know that today you may feel torn between depth and superficiality.

Saturday, August 24, 2019  

The Moon is in Gemini all day today opposing Jupiter and squaring Neptune.  Today is likely not a great day to make big decisions, but it would be good for just having some fun!

Venus conjunct Mars – The astrological lovers meet today!  Venus and Mars together make the ideal partners for love, romance and socializing with friends.  There is also a raw sensual and sexual energy in the air today that generates magnetism – drawing couples together.  We can also find satisfaction in creative endeavors.  It’s a good time to start a project that brings both the physical and the emotional together.

Sunday, August 25, 2019    

We end the weekend with the Moon in Gemini transitioning to Cancer in the early evening.  Likely it’s been a socializing and energizing type of weekend.  Now with the Moon’s move into Cancer, we bring in an emotional element to start the next week with.

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Week 5:  August 26-31      The Virgo Stellium, Uranus & New Moon

It seems this week is all about Uranus!  So expect the unexpected, be ready for surprises and stay grounded (in your body and conscious).  Mercury is added to the stellium in Virgo and we have a New Moon-Super Moon in Virgo later in the week.

Monday, August 26, 2019

We begin the work week with the Moon in Cancer making a host of positive connections to the planets.  Even though we know that Cancer is opposing the Saturn, South Node, Pluto elements in Capricorn responsible for changing our world, we are buoyed by the excellent relationship the Moon has today.  There’s a bit of magic in the air!

Venus trine Uranus – Tired of the same ‘ol, same ‘ol routine?  Today’s your chance to get out and do something new and exciting.  It’s time to break the monotony!  Just be careful that you don’t take things too far.  Socialize, play, expand, do something that you normally wouldn’t do.  Go see a movie that you wouldn’t normally expect you would like to see.   Whatever you do today should feel new and out of the ordinary!

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Moon in Cancer opposes Pluto early today and we may feel the rush of emotion or the tinge of emotional upset.  This is a quick aspect and will soon pass.  Don’t make too much of any emotional confrontation.  Late today, the Moon moves into Leo and our fun returns!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Moon spends the day in Leo and we can be heart centered, loving, generous and fun-loving!  There may be some unexpected things happening -especially in the outer world – as Mars meets up with Uranus.  With this duo in Earth signs it makes me think of earthquakes or earth-shaking events.  Be prepared, but don’t be scared.  We just never know how these two will get along and what they will bring to us.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Today, Mercury moves into Virgo and completes the stellium that has been building since the 18th when Mars moved into Virgo.  Mercury is the ruler of Virgo and is powerful in this very analytical and critically thinking sign. 

Friday, August 30, 2019   New Moon/Super Moon in Virgo

Earlier in the year we had our Full Moons as Super Moons, and now is the New Moon’s turn to be super.  A super Moon is a full or new moon that comes to within 90% of the closest the Moon ever makes to the Earth.  It has more power or influence because of its proximity to us.  The tides are higher, and since we are made up of about 75% water, we are also more pushed by the tidal forces.

 

 

         

Astrology to End July

Can you believe that July is almost over?  The Summer (or Winter if you’re down under) is just flying by!  And, lucky for us we are ending July and beginning August on a wonderful high note – a New Moon and Mercury ending his feisty retrograde.  Yippee!!

Monday, July 29, 2019

Monday memeWe begin the work week with the Moon having come out of Gemini and into Cancer early in the morning.  That means for the next few days we are dealing with our emotional natures and feeling things deeply.  Also, because Cancer as a sign is opposing Capricorn, we are also going to be dealing with the South Node, Saturn and Pluto (today & tomorrow) with the accompanying power struggles, destruction/reconstruction of something in our lives and melancholy moments.  We should be used to this by now as we repeatedly experience the emotional ups and downs of this transit each month when the Moon goes through Cancer, but also as we had Venus, Mercury and the Sun there over the last few weeks.

Today also brings us Sun square Uranus, which can be disruptive.  We may experience sudden mechanical issues, upsets/arguments with people, and possible ego clashes. The best way through this energy is to intentional find positive ways to let go of any “steam” you have been building up and thus mute the possible “explosion” of energy outward to others.  We can also be a little more accident prone during this transit.  Take care and stay in consciousness today!

From a Human Design perspective, we are still in the Sun@Gate 31 – Leadership and the Earth@Gate 41-Fantasy. During this time, we may be invited to step up and take on a leadership role.  But only if invited … this is democratic leadership, not authoritarian.  Any power grabbing behavior would not be appreciated.  Also, with Earth at Gate 41, using our imagination to create a better world is favored.  Later we will be asked to actually enact this in the outer world.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy: Remember that the number is the Universal Energy and the word represents the Earth Energy of the day.

10 – Illuminating  – The universal energy of 10 is to manifest and build upon that which we have already begun.  It can be challenging for us if we have been ignoring our work up to this point.  With the Earth in Illuminating, we are approaching the day with lightness or humor and avoiding the trauma/dramas where possible.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Today the Moon in Cancer opposes Saturn, South Node and Pluto.  This is the 2nd day ofTues possible emotional volatility this week.  Stay cool and allow emotions to “inform” you about what is happening without directly reacting to whatever is happening.  Late in the day, the Moon will conjunct Mercury on his last day of retrograde.  Maybe a memory of something in the past or words spoken in the past may come up to you today.  Don’t dwell on the past, again, just let it inform you.  The Moon is also trine Neptune today and that can make for some difficulty in concentrating or focusing our minds.  It is an excellent day for tapping into your intuition.  The Moon

Human Design Venus moves into Gate 31 today.  Venus represents our relationships and in Gate 31 – Leadership, we are ready to share and delegate power and leadership.  The real question is to ask yourself, “How can I serve?” Whether that is in a leadership capacity or not, the question is a good one to ask of yourself.

The moon turns void of course at 8:33 PM Pacific Time this evening an remains VOC until tomorrow morning at 6:18 AM Pacific Time.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy today:  11-Choosing

11 is Illuminating in the Universal energy of the day.  Today brings light to help us see more clearly what is happening around us.

Choosing is the Earth Energy of the day.  Today is a great day to be able to experience collective healing and nurturing.  Settle differences today, but avoid being selfish and trying to get your own way.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019  

Hump DayWe’ve reached the high point of the week with both the second new Moon of July, this time in Leo and Mercury turning direct in Cancer happening almost simultaneously this evening. Let’s break down the day:

The Moon ends its void this morning at 6:18 AM PT/9:18 AM ET by moving into the sign of Leo in preparation for the new Moon phase. The Moon will conjunct Venus and square Uranus before its conjunction to the Sun today.

The Moon conjunct Venus in Leo is a cheerful and social connection.  We feel good and that translates outward from us to the people we are around. It’s a great time for decorating and shopping for things that beautify our lives.  Just watch the tendency to over-spend!

The Moon in Leo square Uranus in Taurus – We must be careful with this transit as it gives us an impulsive nature, and we may be on the more reactive side of anything that is said to us today.  We can be triggered easily, so now is a good time to exercise your breath before you say or do anything.

The New Moon

The new moon occurs at 8:12 PM PT/11:12 PM ET at 8 degrees Leo. What can we expect New Moonwith the new moon in Leo?  The new moon in Leo represents romance, love, and bringing joy to our lives. Leo as a sign also rules self-confidence and being recognized for our brilliance and our genius. This is a time of year for playfulness and enjoying life, and with no major aspects this month to annoy us, we are in for smooth sailing.

Things to do with this new moon:

  • express your creative genius and live your passions
  • celebrate play have fun
  • be generous with yourself, your time with those you love, and with your other resources.

Things not to do:

  • Do not be a shrinking violet – get out into the world.
  • Do not cross the line from self-centered to narcissistic or to selfishness and
  • Don’t shirk your leadership roles. Step up if you’re called upon to serve.

All in all, this is a wonderful New Moon and sets the stage for quite the pleasant month of August!

Mercury Direct

Mercury turns direct ending its 3-week retrograde phase at 8:52 PM Pacific Time. Together with the new moon this is now our green light to move forward and begin something new in earnest. One word of caution – Mercury will be crossing forward through territory he was already in … this is called the shadow period of the retrograde cycle.  You may have to finish up with some old business before you can move fully into the new.  By August 14th, Mercury will be in territory, officially ending this retrograde cycle.

Human design for this week: The new Human Design week begins today as well, with the Sun moving into Gate 33-Mindfulness & Remembering, and the Earth moving into Gate 19 – Sensitivity & Inclusion.  We are being reminded this week that the story of humanity is so much bigger than our singular perspectives are.  We are being asked to raise our consciousness to the level of Unity and begin to create the framework to experience that in our outer world.  By tuning into the inner dynamic and giving ourselves time to meditate, we can see the possibility for a new role for us in the grand tale of Humanity!

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:        12 – Exploring

The Universal Day 12 is Understanding.  We are helped to know and understand our world at a deeper level and to see our role in the grand play more clearly.

The Earth Energy – Exploring – is good day for travel and harmonizing different point of view.  Watch out for being overly critical or too rigid and set in your ways.

More on the upcoming month of August later this week!  For now, have a wonderful start to your week and prepare to have fun, to play and have a wonderful break from the crazy transits we had in July!

Blessings,

Janet Hickox – Living Astrology

www.living-astrology.com

 

Weekly Dimensional Astrology

The Week of July 8-14, 2019

While this week doesn’t include an eclipse or a planetary sign change, we still have plenty of action taking place in the heavens above – Mercury and Mars come together, the Sun in Cancer opposes Saturn, the South Node and Pluto, and the Moon beginning the week in Libra, challenges the Cancer and Capricorn planets. Okay, so it’s going to be an energetic week!

Let’s break it down:

Monday, July 8, 2019

MondayToday is a great day to express yourself creatively and with your special uniqueness as Venus, in a sextile to Uranus, stimulates our need for beauty and excitement. 

Mercury Rx and Mars also meet up today in Leo and where there is unexpressed frustration, we might see verbal battles erupt.  The best way to work through this is to recognize that your frustration is your own and isn’t meant to be “vomited” outward onto others.  We all know that everyone isn’t in the “know” like we are so it is possible to be on the receiving end of someone else’s frustration. 

The extraordinary potential of this though, is that we can finally voice to ourselves what we have dared not say!  For instance, “I’m tired of this job and I’m going to finally do what I want to do.” or “I’m going to start treating myself better and follow my heart’s desires.”  So many ways in which we can wake up now to what is “right” for us.  We will have another chance later this Summer when Mars and Mercury meet up again in Virgo. 

The Moon in Libra is also in a good relationship with Mars and Mercury, so there really is a high side to all this verbal energy – whether it is clearing the air or stating something profound.  Just make sure that you are being responsible with your words. 

Pleiadian-Earth Energy today:  2-Devoting    Accepting two opposite perspectives within a community, family or nation without getting stuck in inappropriate loyalties.  

Human Design Astrology:  The Sun moves into Gate 53-Starting Things while the Earth moves into Gate 54-Ambition.  Both of these gates are on the Root center, which is the center for Stress, Endurance, and Impulse energy.  The impulse energy for the week is about new beginnings and how they are connected to a goal, desire or ambition.   

If you really want to dig deeper, then look at the Gene Keys 53 and 54, where Superabundance & Ascension are the highest states of these two gates. 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019     

Another energetic day is on tap as the Sun opposes Saturn today (from Cancer to TuesdayCapricorn) while the Moon in Libra challenges the Sun, Saturn and Pluto.  

We are familiar with the Sun square Moon as this is our “Crisis of Action.”  Having come through the new moon window last week, we are now faced with a potential block to our new beginning.  We have to consciously choose what path to follow next. 

With the Sun opposing Saturn, we are asked to stand in our authority and live from our true authenticity.  We can also experience low energy as the weight of duty and responsibility may just feel burdensome to us right now.  Don’t worry as this soon will pass.  Maybe take a break today and so something fun or something that doesn’t require a lot of energy.  

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  3-Illuminating.  Today we are inspired to create new things or to think in new ways.  This is also a day to shine a light into the dark spaces.  Maybe what heaviness we feel from the Sun-Saturn opposition is really about how we are aligned to the light or not?  

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hump DayWhile we slept, the Moon moved out of Libra and into Scorpio and the Sun moved into a trine with Neptune.  We are experiencing a bump up in the spiritual, psychic and intuitive energies today.  Don’t be surprised if you were having weird dreams, or if you feel suddenly tapped into Universal Consciousness.  Follow your inner knowing today.  

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  4-Choosing.  Focus on the foundations in your world today.  Build or rebuild in ways that are sustainable and strengthen.  The energy today is also good for healing, nurturing and settling differences.  

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Today could be an interesting day as Mars (planet of conflict and confrontation) squaresThankful Thursday (or challenges) Uranus, planet of surprises, shocks and awakening.  Adding to that is the Moon in Scorpio, a sign ruled by both Mars and Pluto, and what you get is the potential for erratic behavior and rebelliousness.  Best to channel your energy in ways that are positive and uplifting, rather than to give into the urges of craziness and then have to face the piper tomorrow.  Exercise or physical activity is a great way to let off some steam.  Just be careful that you don’t overdo anything. 

This could also be a highly creative day.  Harness the energy to bust through any places where you have been stuck.  But watch for destructiveness vs. constructiveness. 

The potential also exists today for escalations in the world outside of us.  Expect rebellion and revolution – in both it’s negative and potentially positive expressions.  Grandstanding, narcissism, arrogance and lack of humility could also exacerbate tensions already apparent in the world around us. 

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  5-Exploring.  Today is a day for surprises and unexpected things to occur that give us opportunities to change old patterns.  This is a great day for exploring, but watch for being rigid or too critical.  

Human Design Today:  Venus, planet of our relationships, values and finances moves into the Gate 39-Provocation.  Provocation serves a purpose – to wake us up!  Unfortunately we sometimes perceive these energies as an assault or affront to our personal lives.  Provocation is meant to move us from a “stuck” position to one of Freedom, as evidenced in the opposing Gate 55- which resonates to Freedom in the Gift and the Siddhic states. 

Friday, July 12, 2019 

FridayWe move into the end of the week with the Moon moving into Sagittarius, where adventure, exploration and seeking knowledge is important to us.  Today there is smooth energy between the Moon and Mercury and Mars.  Today comes as a relief to some of the more chaotic days earlier in the week.  

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  6-Healing.  Today is a great day for adventure and movement on all levels.  Engage in healing efforts – maybe traveling to the beach or other outdoor area to refresh yourself.  Watch for accepting too many responsibilities OR avoiding responsibilities.  

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The Moon in Sagittarius conjuncts Jupiter today making it a feel great kind of day!  AboutSaturday meme the only thing we have to be aware of is not overdoing anything.  Too much of anything is not a good thing, so keep everything proportional and sustainable.  The Moon is also square Neptune today triggering some “fogginess” in our thinking and calculating.  Consequently, this is not the best day to make big decisions.  So instead, have fun, play and save big decisions for another day!  

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  7-Seeing.  While today is not a good day to make decisions, our creative energies are working well!  New ideas abound today.  Just don’t try to take action on all of your ideas!  

Human Design Today:  The Sun moves into the Gate 62- Planning and the Earth into Gate 61-The Mystery.  The week ahead is one to be greeted with a Spirit of awe and wonder rather than anxiety and obsession with planning and details.  Enjoy the ride!

Sunday, July 14, 2019 

The Sun in Cancer opposes Pluto in Capricorn today creating the potential for power struggles born of jealousy and manipulation in yourself or in others.  Recognize these shadow energies within yourself before taking action in ways that are harmful.  Use the Sun’s fire energy to transmute the shadow and leave you empowered.  Not everyone in the outer world is so inclined to use these energies for the good however, so we may see expressions of the negative.  Instead of empowerment, we may see ways in which disempowerment and dominance play out. 

Interestingly this is a prelude to the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse on Tuesday where the Moon will be in conjunction to Pluto.  Emotions will be high, and reactive tendencies hold sway rather than common sense.  Try to stay above the fray and not get too serious about world events. 

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  8-Intuiting.  Connecting, communication and abundance are ours.  All we have to do is to tap into and recognize when it is right in front of us.  Reacting to the outer world is one of the shadows of the day.

Human Design today:  Mars moves into the Gate 33-Storyteller.  While Mars represents action and forward movement in Astrology, in Human Design it more represents our maturing process.  Maturing is related to our remembering the truth of who we are in this incarnation.  According to Richard Rudd in the Gene Keys, “There is no situation on Earth that cannot be used as a means to raise your frequency and open your heart to your inner Divinity.”  We are being moved to tell a new story, and it’s one of our remembering our truth and creating continued disinformation.  

So, while this isn’t necessarily a difficult week, there are some difficult transits, likely designed to prepare us for next week’s Lunar Eclipse.  Let go of what doesn’t serve you – the stories, the old emotions, grudges etc., and next week will be easy breezy!  

Blessings,

Janet HIckox

www.living-astrology.com

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