Week of December 3 – 9
This Week’s Moon: Moon in Libra, Scorpio Sagittarius, Capricorn
Monday: Moon opposing Uranus in Aries & conjunct Venus in Scorpio
Tuesday: Moon trine Mars & Neptune; Moon sextile Saturn & Pluto
Wednesday: Sun square Neptune & Moon conjunct Mercury rx
Thursday: Mercury turns Direct at 27 Scorpio; New Moon in Sagittarius conj Jupiter (Hawaii, Alaska, Pacific time zones)
Friday: New Moon in Sagittarius; Mars conjunct Neptune
Saturday: Moon conjunct Saturn, sextile Venus, trine Uranus
Sunday: Chiron turns Direct at 27 Pisces, Moon conjunct Pluto
This week the Moon moves through Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Capricorn. As she moves through these signs, the Moon emphasizes our connections to the wider world. She will transit across both personal and trans-personal planets this week, meaning that events may affect us personally as well as collectively. The New Moon, the usual bright spot of the month, is plagued a bit this week by more serious transits of planets. Let’s dig in and see how to best work with the energies of the upcoming week!
Monday, 12/3/18 – We begin the work week with the Moon in Libra opposing Uranus in Aries. The Moon in Libra accentuates diplomacy, teamwork, and cooperation, and Uranus in Aries is the rebel, the non-conformist. While working as a team is valuable, maybe this is a good day to listen to what the voice of change may be saying. Are you beating your head against a wall and expecting a different result? Or are you ready to break out of old patterns and move forward? The choice is yours! Later today the Moon will move into Scorpio and conjunct the planet Venus bringing us passion and sparks. Tonight is a great date night to be with your loved one.
Tuesday, 12-4-18 – Today is a highly intuitive day as the Moon in Scorpio trines Mars & Neptune in Pisces. Scorpio water is deep, intense and emotional and Pisces water is compassionate, creative and intuitive. The energy today joins our intuitive and creative energies to what we are passionate about. Dance, Sing, Write, Paint, or engage in whatever it is that brings you joy and is the creative expression of YOU. Great day to work on decorating your home for the upcoming holidays.
The Moon is also sextile Saturn & Pluto today helping us to keep steady footing and to be grounded in reality. We may be walking a fine line today between expressing powerful emotions and holding back emotion. Make sure that you take responsibility for your own feelings and succumb to victim mentality.
Wednesday, 12-5-18 – If you have a big decision to make, this is definitely not the day to make it! With the Sun squaring Neptune, and the Moon conjunct Mercury retrograde, we are either unclear about the facts, or we are too emotional to really see the bigger picture. We can be very tempted to act on an emotional impulse and then regret our actions later. You may even feel discouraged because you cannot quite get to what is correct for you to do, so be okay with waiting for clarity before making any changes. We are also in the “dark of the Moon” – that space of 2-3 days before the New Moon when things are at their darkest and murkiest. Wait, be Cautious, Stop … take action another day.
Thursday, 12-6-18 – Yippee!!! Today Mercury, the messenger planet, turns back to forward motion! We will still be in the shadow for another couple of weeks, but for the most part, we can plan for forward motion. Mars, still in Pisces, may make things a little slow, but at least we won’t be plagued with delays and re-do’s! Later this evening for those of us in Hawaii, Alaska and the Pacific coast, we have the New Moon in Sagittarius! The New Moon establishes a gateway or portal into new beginnings, and in Sagittarius we are filled with Faith & Optimism in our futures.
Friday, 12-7-18 – For those of you in the Mountain time zone and parts east, today is the New Moon in Sagittarius for you. Mars conjuncts Neptune in Pisces today making this a difficult day at best. Mercury direct, New Moon in Sagittarius has primed us for forward movement, but then the planet of action, Mars, hits up Neptune and confusion results! You may feel irritable and ill-at-ease and not know why. You may feel like you need to move forward, but then become discouraged or feel inferior. This would be a good day however, to do some charity or humanitarian work, or to hang out with your favorite metaphysical or spiritual buddies! Take care with your physical well-being through the whole of the weekend! Mars conjunct Neptune can wear down your immune system, making it easier to catch a bug or virus now. Also beware of over-imbibing alcohol or drugs (prescription or recreational) at this time.
Saturday, 12-8-18 – Early this morning the Moon moved into Capricorn and into a conjunction with Saturn. This is not a happy-go-lucky kind of transit, on the contrary, this is a difficult one. First, we may feel lonely or isolated, with a bit of pessimism creeping in. This is a time that we are best left alone and not identify with what we are feeling. This too shall pass … it is the Moon conjunct Saturn – at best a few hours and the it is gone. Besides, there is always the Moon’s dance with Venus today to cheer us up and move us beyond the downer experience. Be prepared for some surprises later in the day as well, perhaps your honey realizing that you weren’t feeling very happy, surprises you with a night out! All good things come to those who wait and don’t succumb to short-term dismal transits 🙂
Sunday, 12-9-18 – Feeling a bit like you’ve been on a teeter totter moving up and then down, then up and then down? Such has been the affect of the transits so far this weekend, and today, while not quite the same as yesterday, also carries some that same energy. The Moon still in Capricorn conjuncts Pluto today and powerful emotions may jump to the surface for us to deal with. Exacerbating this mood, Chiron, the Wounded Healer, changes directions today from retrograde to forward motion. We are primed to heal, return to optimism, and move on in the glory of our own strength and power! Seriously, it is time for us to finally and irrevocably let go of victim consciousness! That’s the high-side of the entire weekend – choose to move forward now without the weight of your past. Let go of guilt, shame, abandonment issues, whatever it is that you have been dealing with in the shadows, and be FREE!
Have a great week!