Freedom, Intimacy and Abundance

It seems this week is all about Uranus!  First Venus, then Mars, Sun and Moon trine the planet of Awakening.  So expect the unexpected, be ready for surprises and stay grounded (in your body and conscious).  Uranus tends to bring change in order to free us, not punish us, so be open-minded about what might be happening in your lives right now.  Mercury is added to the stellium in Virgo and we have a New Moon-Super Moon in Virgo later in the week.  The energy of Work, Service and Analytical thinking is in full swing

The Last Week of August

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

It seems this week is all about Uranus!  First Venus, then Mars, Sun and Moon trine the planet of Awakening.  So expect the unexpected, be ready for surprises and stay grounded (in your body and conscious).  Uranus tends to bring change in order to free us, not punish us, so be open-minded about what might be happening in your lives right now.  Mercury is added to the stellium in Virgo and we have a New Moon-Super Moon in Virgo later in the week.  The energy of Work, Service and Analytical thinking is in full swing!

The Human Design energies this week take us into Intimacy, Freedom and Abundance.  That is a recipe for a bit of magic to happen.  With the Sun at Gate 59 we’re focused on intimacy, creativity, and relationships.  We discover that interaction and intimacy form the doorway to evolution.  We cannot evolve and also be alone.  Through our relationships we access the spiral of consciousness.

The Earth is in the Gate 55- Abundance in Spirit.  Here we get a bit of a “spiritual awakening” as we release victimization and embrace freedom, and more FREEDOM. The Gate 55 sits on the emotional center (Solar Plexus) and not on the work center or Sacral.  What we discover is that working harder does not lead to more abundance.  Abundance is grown through our emotional resonance with it.

Later in the week the Sun moves into Gate 40 – Deliverance, which is literally another gate of Freedom!  This gate teaches us freedom for ourselves and from hardship by the correct use of will power.  When used incorrectly, willpower can lead to burnout, which can lead to exhaustion.  Adding to the lesson is the planets Venus and Mars also at this gate as if to emphasize the importance of the right use of Will.

The Earth will be at Gate 37 – Harmony.  This gate is also know by Serenity, Friendship, Peace.  All these can be yours by just understanding how to use your will to be in the flow of Universal energies.  Rather than pushing, wait for the signs and signals from the Universe on what comes next.

MondayMonday, 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!

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  12-Catalyzing.  The Universal energy of 12 is understanding everything more deeply.  Catalyzing energy (Cauac in the Mayan calendar) helps us to use creative opportunities correctly and to avoid reacting to life with drama or disappointment.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Moon in Cancer opposes Pluto early today and we may feel the rush of emotion or Tuesthe 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!

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  13-Enlightening (Ahau in Mayan calendar).  We have reached the last day of the week in the Pleiadian-Earth calendar, and as well the last day of this calendar round (which consists of 260 days).  The Universal energy of 13 is about completing all unfinished business and integrating what we have learned in preparation for the new week that begins tomorrow.  The Earth energy of Enlightening gives us opportunity for social progress and a way to commit to new ideals.  Watch out for polarized judgments.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WednesdayThe 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.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  1-Being (Imix in Maya) – Today is the first day of the week and the first day of the new calendar round.  The Universal energy 1 is about initiating and starting new things.  The Earth energy of Being is also about nurturing a new beginning and being creative.  Avoid being critical, reactive or needy today.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Today, Mercury moves into Virgo and completes the stellium that has been building since Happy-Thursday-022the 18th when Mars moved into Virgo.  Mercury is the ruler of Virgo and is powerful in this very analytical and critically thinking sign.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  2-Breathing (Ik in Maya).  The Universal energy of 2 is about Duality, and challenges us to look at and accept opposite perspectives.  The Earth energy, Breathing, asks us to harmonize multiple points of view.  We should avoid being unpredictable or fickle today.

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

Friday pandaEarlier 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.  This New Moon at 7 Virgo is the closest new moon approach to Earth this year.  The New Moon is also powerful this time as it conjuncts Mars and Venus as well – the masculine and feminine aspects of creative energy.  Later this week I will do a more in depth post on the New Moon and what we can expect.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  3-Listening.  The Universal Energy 3 is Creating energy.  It inspires us to create new things or to think in new ways.  The Earth energy of Listening (Akbal in Mayan calendar) shows that we are meant to practice empathy, care and responsibility in our relationships.  Being pessimistic or controlling brings out the more negative aspects of today.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Moon is VOC (void-of-course) for most of the day today.  The VOC begins at 1:46 am Saturday memePT and lasts until 4:08 pm PT when she moves out of Virgo and into Libra.  For the next couple of days we are relationship oriented and have the opportunity to do more to bring balance and harmony into our lives.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  4-Planting.  The Universal energy 4 is about building solid foundations that create stability in our home, family or work areas of our lives.  The Earth energy of Planting has a lucky feel to it, is energetic, and good for starting new things.  Sounds sort of like good energy to have in the shadow of the New Moon doesn’t it?

Sunday, September 1, 2019

SundayThe Moon spends all day in the sign of Libra challenging Saturn but flowing smoothly with Jupiter.  That tells me that this is a mixed bag sort of day.  We may begin with a feeling of melancholy that later transitions into optimism and hope.

Mercury trines Uranus today as Venus trines Saturn.  Thoughts, words, deeds seem to align on days like today.  There is good energy flowing between these four planets (Mercury, Uranus, Venus and Saturn).  We may be filled with great ideas that we are able to find an expression for.  In fact, the Moon challenged by Saturn (see above paragraph) could be the stimulus to our being able to express creatively.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  5-Moving.  Even our Pleiadian energy seems to show us that we can make some movement in terms of our creative energy today.  The Universal number 5 is change which can bring surprises and revelations that totally didn’t expect!  The Earth energy of moving implies shedding the old skin in order to grow, expand and find our next level of evolution!

Make it a wonderful week everyone – it’s in your hands!

Blessings, Janet

www.living-astrology.com 

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

 

Wormholes & Miracles – The High Potential of This Week’s New Moon

The power of the week we are in where “wormholes” connect us to powerful places, information, people and opportunities.  As if by magic and miracles we find ourselves in the exact right place at the exact right time.  It’s rather exciting, but more than that it is a hint at our true potential when we are aligned with Universal timing energies.

Astrology Transits for June 3-9, 2019

Welcome to the first week in June!  Can you believe it?  Time is certainly flying by, and I hope you are making the most of it.

Speaking of making the most of it – Yesterday I was driving with my husband down to Coupeville, WA, a quaint town with some shops, great restaurants and a boardwalk.  As we were driving, I got this feeling inside of wanting to break out and break free.  I wanted to spend my days exploring, adventuring, hiking, playing and I didn’t want to just stay in my safe little placed anymore tucked away from everything.  It almost felt like a “Call of the Wild,” a wanting or hunger to escape the dull and the routine.  What I didn’t know, is that I had tapped into the energy of the first week of June!

If you are a follower of my weekday morning show on Facebook, The MetaCafe, then you have heard me talk about several types of astrology:  Western Astrology, Human Design Astrology, the Gene Keys, Mayan Astrology, and recently we’ve been talking about Pleiadian-Earth Energy Astrology and the Pleiadian-Earth Energy Calendar that goes with it.  Unbeknownst to my “conscious” mind, yesterday was 4-Exploring.  The 4 represents the Universal Energy of the day, which is foundational, supporting our building of firm roots to bring stability to our lives, and then the Earth Energy of the day was Exploring. Exploring is about seeing the world, travel and harmonizing opposite points of view.  Interesting that even though I consciously didn’t connect with the day’s energy, on the Spirit level I was totally in synch with it!

Such is the power of the week we are in where “wormholes” connect us to powerful places, information, people and opportunities.  As if by magic and miracles we find ourselves in the exact right place at the exact right time.  It’s rather exciting, but more than that it is a hint at our true potential when we are aligned with timing energies that are NOT our Gregorian calendar or other “mechanical” ways of being or knowing.  Let’s break down the week ahead:

Monday, June 3, 2019

Copy of UntitledWe begin the week with the New Moon in Gemini at 3:03 am PT/6:03 am ET/10:03 am UTC.  Gemini influences many things: Motion, Learning, Communication, the Mind, Social skills, Nervousness, Indecision.  In the body, Gemini influences:  Hands, Wrists, Arms, Shoulders, Hay Fever, Lungs & Breathing, Nervous System.  As a new Moon is about starting something new, or setting intentions for whatever it is you want next, any of the above are areas where you can find alignment with the Gemini new Moon. Where do you want to go?  Who do you want to be?  What is your message to the world?  The magic in the new Moon, is the ability to see or sense a pathway forward to live your most wonderful life!

Later in the day the new Moon opposes Jupiter and as long as it is our own idea, we feel generous and giving toward others.  However, if we feel like we’re being pushed into generosity, an emotional response could occur for us.  This is a great day to do some inner spiritual work around goals and aspirations – aligning yourself more powerfully with your intentions and what you want to manifest in your life!

Pleiadian-Earth Energy Day:  6-Seeing.  Six is the Universal energy of FLOW with movement happening on all levels (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, dimensional).

The Earth energy of the day is SEEING.  We are in tune with new ideas with amazing potential action on our ideas as well.  This is a day to pay attention to the details, and avoid rash decisions or “knee-jerk” actions/reactions.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Today is a quiet day with the Moon transitioning early in the day from Gemini into TuesdayCancer.  Our emotions take center-stage for the next couple of days.  We see through an emotional filter, and respond through that filter as well.

The Moon conjuncts Mercury today, and we are able to put feelings into words.  This can be very helpful energy if you have something you need to communicate with someone that is of an emotional nature.  The real wormhole or miracle in this connection today, is that we are ready to take responsibility for and own our emotions.  We can learn how to use emotional energy to inform us of what is going on inside rather than blurp it outward onto other people.  Communicating in the light rather than from the shadow.

This afternoon Mercury moves into Cancer for the next few weeks and all our communication and even our minds are in feeling mode.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy Day:  7-Intuiting. 

Universal Energy 7 is Merging.  The opportunity today is to be able to merge our consciousness with that of others.  We can tap into what they’re feeling, what they really are communicating with us, and see the truth of who they are.

Earth Energy:  Intuiting.  Today is about our innate ability to recognize what is real and what is not. Watch out for reacting emotionally (overreacting) to what is going on around you today.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hump DayThe Moon is in Cancer all day today and conjuncts Mars, flows nicely with Neptune and opposes Saturn.  To me this spells mixed bag kind of day.  The potentials exists for conflict and confrontation, emotionally connecting with Spirit, and also some feelings of melancholy and depression.

Moon conjunct Mars:  You may find it difficult today to contain anger.  Low energy expression – you lash out or start a confrontation with someone (or vice-versa) or high expression is you recognize the anger, process it and release it without conflict.

Moon trine Neptune:  You may feel dreamy and imaginative today.  But this transit also helps keep the emotional tone down as it stimulates our empathy and compassion.

Moon opposing Saturn:  We may briefly feel alone and isolated or cold and unfeeling.  This is a transit of melancholy and at times, depressive moods.  However, this is brief.  The beautiful part of this time, is that when we come out at the other end, we feel a stronger connection to one another.

The wormhole and miracle for today is our recognition that emotional energy is transitory and overreacting to it in the moment is painful, while allowing it to flow through us is a pathway to inner peace.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  8-Evolving

Universal Energy 8:  Connecting for communication and abundance on all levels.

Earth Energy Evolving:  New possibilities emerge as we take care of our own evolution.  Watch out for disappointment if plans fall apart today. Disappointment is an emotion that will soon pass as other opportunities show up.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Moon spends half the day in Cancer and the other half in Leo making connections to Thankful ThursdayPluto, Venus and Uranus. Today we really get a chance to see how the Moon can create moodiness where one minute we’re down and the next we’re up.

Moon opposing Pluto – This transit occurs while most of us are sleeping and so may play out in your dreams.  We feel the pressure to push our way into something or to make progress.  The message however, is to have patience and go with the flow.  It makes the journey so much easier.

Moon sextile Venus –   Mutual trust, love and beneficial connections with one another mark this transit.  We have each others backs, if you will, and it feels marvelous.

Moon square Uranus – And then, it all falls apart and dissolves into pointless arguments.  That is, of course, unless you recognize what is happening, and don’t fall prey to that kind of thinking.  Instead, value each others input and uniqueness.   Maybe take a step back until the mood changes and then see with new eyes.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy today:  9 Self-Regulating

Universal Energy 9 is Harmonizing.  It’s a day for bringing more harmony into your life.

Earth Energy:  Self-Regulating – Doing what you do best, and being true to YOU.  Some days we have to make hard choices, and today may be one of those days.  Watch out for confusion. You may have to wait to make decisions or take action until you get clarity.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday pandaToday Mercury and Uranus meet up and treat us to new ideas, discoveries and a sense of excitement.  This is a great day to try new solutions to old problems or resolve old issues.  We have access today to new levels of consciousness, exactly what Einstein thought we needed in order to solve our problems.

The Moon in Leo today sextiles the Sun and trines Jupiter, making this a feel good kind of day!  If only we could bottle up this kind of day and drink it on the more difficult days!  We are warm and generous with our time, we want to help one another, and we expand our optimism outward to the world.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  10-Catalyzing

Universal Energy is 10 – Manifesting:  It’s a day for making connections and manifesting the next layer of our work.

Earth Energy:  Catalyzing:  Seeing and using challenges as creative opportunities.  It would be a waste of today’s “feel good” energies to react with drama or disappoint to any challenges.

Weekend

Saturday, June 8, 2019

The Moon spends most of the day in Leo – let’s play, dance, sing, socialize or hang out with friends or family!  Later in the day, the Moon moves into Virgo and for the next few days we are more practical, organized, and detail-oriented.

Venus moves into Gemini today trying on her social butterfly garb for the next few weeks.  We are more sociable and outgoing now, and we are willing to try new things and dabble in new pursuits.  One small drawback, what we like and resonate to now may not be the same things we enjoy later.  Be prepared for the short term fad.  In other words, don’t change the fundamental you in the process of trying the new.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  11-Enlightening.  This combination is all about LIGHT.

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Universal Energy:  11 (Illuminating).  Bring in the light to help us see more clearly.

Earth Energy – Enlightening:  We see new pathways for engaging with one another in a more ideal way. Social progress is possible now  Watch out for polarizing and divisive judgments.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

I bet we can get a lot done today as the Moon in Virgo connects with Mercury, Mars, Neptune, the Sun, Saturn and Jupiter!  You know what this feels like to me?  Like the honey bee going from flower to flower doing her job of pollinating!  We’re busy little bees today.

The Sun today is square Neptune and the Moon.  We’ve reached the first crisis point of the new Moon, the “crisis of action.”  We may be faced with something that doesn’t quite fit with our intentions, and we have to choose to move around the block or rework the plan of action. Whatever you do, do not give up on your intention.  Go with the flow and see where it takes you.  Sun square Neptune can make it difficult for us to stay grounded in reality.  We may be reaching for ideals while the real world isn’t in alignment.  Don’t get discouraged.  Use common sense and attention to detail to move through the day.  There is also the possibility that we feel low-energy today, so take it easy, do what feels good, leave the rest for another day!

Wormhole potential for today:  Tuning in to the natural cycles and rhythms of your body.  Rest when it is tired, eat when it is hungry, play when it demands play.  So much of our energy is devoted to DOING, we forget that REST is also a required.  You are a Human BEing, not a Human DOing.

Pleiadian-Earth Energy:  12- Being.  I’m loving the coherence between the astrology of the day and the Pleiadian-Earth Energy calendar!

Universal energy 12 (Understanding) – Helps us to see and understand our world more deeply and clearly.

Earth Energy – Being:  Be nurturing and creative.  Avoid being reactive or critical.  Just enjoy!

Well that’s it for this week everyone!  Make it a good one!

Love,

Janet Hickox

www.living-astrology.com 

 

 

 

The Astrological Turning Point

We are in the closing two weeks of the astrological year as we wind down Piscean energy and get ready for the Astrological New Year and Aries energy. 

Weekly Astrology Forecast – March 11-17, 2019

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We are in the closing two weeks of the astrological year as we wind down Piscean energy and get ready for the Astrological New Year and Aries energy.  You could say that we have reached a turning point, where we are exiting the old and entering the new!  That makes this week’s transits important for us in terms of completion and preparation for the new astrological year.  

The early part of the week is calm enough, but as we reach Wednesday through Sunday, the energy ramps up forcing us to move through transformation and plan for what comes next.  

Let’s break down the week:

Monday – March 11, 2019

Hello MondayWe begin the week with the Moon in Taurus in a positive flow with Neptune, Saturn & Pluto, but challenging Mars in a conjunction.  Mars is in receptive, feminine Taurus, not an especially loved place for him.  The Moon’s conjunction reminds Mars that emotions are an important expression of life, but controlling one’s temper is also valuable. 

Tuesday – March 12, 2019   Tuesday

The Moon is Void-of-course from 2:31 am PT until 8:48 am PT, and then moves into the sign of Gemini.  Words and messages abound for the next couple of days. It’s a good time for making new contacts and developing old ones, and for putting your finger on feelings that have been waiting for the right kind of expression. Say what you mean, but don’t be afraid to change it, refine it, on the fly.  Watch for a tendency to scatter your energy or lose focus.  

Wednesday – March 13, 2019

Wed imageToday the Moon is in Gemini all day so we continue the conversation, sharing of information and curiosity.  The Moon is in a beautiful angle today with both Venus & Neptune, giving us a lift spiritually and injecting love into the energy of the day. 

The Sun is empowered today by a sextile to Pluto and a square to Jupiter.  We have the stamina to follow through with our commitments.  The only thing to watch out for is the tendency to want to over-do things – follow this easy rule K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple & Sustainable.  (I bet you thought I was going to say something else!)

Thursday – March 14, 2019

The Moon is Void-of-course from 5:31 am to 2:49 pm PT as it prepares to shift out of Thankful ThursdayGemini and into Cancer. Expect feelings to get a little more intense for the next few days, as the Moon is in her own home sign.  Bottled-up emotions that people have been trying to keep a lid on can come spilling out. It’s hard to say what you mean (especially with Mercury retrograde) so it is best to be utterly sincere but not say too much that might set off hidden nerves or be seen as meddling.

Mars trine Saturn  – Slow & steady wins the race!  There is no need to be in a rush or hurry now.  Take deliberate action forward and see you goals come to life!

Mercury conjunct Sun – This signals that we are about 1/2 way through the Mercury Rx cycle.  Now Mercury picks up his marching orders from the Sun, compelling us all to fix what needs to be fixed, and then be ready in the coming weeks to soar.  Don’t be concerned if a bit of crisis or turbulence accompanies this time.  It will all sort itself out!

Friday, March 15, 2019

FridayThe Moon in Cancer trines Neptune and opposes Saturn today.  We must be grounded in our Spiritual selves in order to manage the changing currents of the day.  Your intuition is high today, and choosing to listen will be a Godsend for you.  At times today, the energy may turn melancholy or low – don’t be alarmed, it’s just temporary. 

Mercury square Jupiter – Suddenly, the best laid plans are turned upside down, mostly because there are nonworking components that simply keep popping up.  Basically, it’s a time for debugging and finessing new operations and upcoming launches into shape. A better time for sorting things out than for starting anew.

Weekend blog

Saturday, March 16, 2019

The Moon is void-of-course from 11:03 am PT to 5:57 pm PT today, and that means we are not really in a position to start something new or get a lot done.  If you must get something done today, do it early.  All of the Moon’s most juicy contacts happen before its VOC – high energy, empowered feelings, upbeat conversation, and possible unexpected opportunities (or conflict too….just sayin…) are all possible.     

After 5:57 pm PT, the Moon will move into the sign of Leo.  If you follow the flow for the next couple of days, creative and loving feelings can make for an almost party atmosphere.  Make a breakout, or just let the rising tide carry you along.  Be in it for the fun, play and excitement! 

Sunday, March 17, 2019 

St. Patrick's Day CloverHappy St. Patrick’s Day everyone & it should be a wonderful day with the Moon in Leo accentuating a fun and playful atmosphere, and the Moon literally not making anyone unhappy at all today!  There is one transit that we need to be aware of. 

Mercury Rx sextile Mars – Making the most of of procedures that worked in the past, turns into productive and successful ventures.  When things are in order, all runs so smoothly that you hardly notice how well it’s going. It might be a time to take a second look at what it takes to get it right so you can better maintain your path forward. 

Here’s wishing you all a stellar week!

Blessings,

Janet Hickox

 

 

 

Weekly Astrology & Human Design

Astrology & Human Design

Feb. 11-17, 2019

We have a bit of a wild week developing as Mars and Uranus are closing in for their conjunction in Aries at the same time the Moon and Sun are reaching their first quarter square.  Tuesday 2/12/19 is the “bulls-eye” day for this week’s energy.

When Mars and Uranus come together we have combustion with a dose of unexpectedness.  And, when the Moon squares the Sun it is called the “Crisis of Action” where we must confront the outer world circumstances that appear to block our forward progress from our intentions set at the New Moon 1 week prior.

Our Human Design week begins with the Sun at 49-Revolution and the Earth at Gate 4-Answers.  Here we have a bit of the fuel that can spark the Mars/Uranus transformation and the Crisis of Action of the Moon this week.  Likely this is not going to be a quiet one – but likely a bit wild, a little unpredictable, and possibly even exciting.

Here’s a rundown of what we can expect for the upcoming week:

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Monday, February 11, 2019

The Moon spends the day in Taurus and favors sensibility, practical beauty, and the grace of being in touch with nature itself. Simplicity works, traditional fare is ever elegant.

The planet Mercury is giving us a sneak peek into next week’s placement of the Sun at Gate 55-Abundance.  Wherever Mercury precedes the Sun, the seeds of new energy are being planted.  The seeds are abundance and prosperity.  How will you receive yours?  That will be answered with the Full Moon the week of February 19 – so stay tuned, but also open up and be receptive.

Moon Trine Venus

Knowing what you want and moving on to get it is the opportunity of the day, and what you fall into now may be just the chance you’ve been waiting for. Sharing goals and deciding to mutually go for it will be the best of all possible worlds for everybody, with a minimum of conflict resulting later.

Moon Sextile Neptune

When the Moon and Neptune meet up in this way, we have easy access to both intuition and imagination and the possible practical application of both.  Let your spirit soar to dreamy places, then bring your ideas into reality.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Moon Square Sun – 1st Quarter Moon – Crisis of Action
Uncertainty and shifting grounds can mark the day’s outcomes, and confidence may retreat in the face of a challenge. Confrontation is the wrong game to play, but pulling out entirely is equally unsuitable. Make judicious compromise now and the resulting situation will improve,but don’t chase diminishing returns.

Mars Conjunct Uranus  
A general tendency to fire off too fast, shoot from the hip and miss, and boil over
unpredictably marks this as a very volatile time. Accidents abound, tempers flare, and sudden moves bring cause for regret. Look both ways crossing the street and avoid potentially explosive situations — and don’t fly off the handle yourself.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Moon is in Taurus until 1:33 am PT/4:33 am ET and then moves into Gemini.  We’re shifting from the practical, down-to-Earth to the communicative and curious.  Words abound and messages fly for the next couple of days.  It’s a good time for making new contacts and developing old ones, and for putting your finger on feelings that have been waiting the right kind of expression. Say what you mean, but don’t be afraid to change it, refine it, on the fly.

Moon square Mercury

This is probably a good time for all parties to back off a bit and make sure that what looks like a great idea isn’t actually a hidden misunderstanding. What feels right may be impractical or misleading, so a second look is in order to avoid having to re-position later.  Don’t believe all you hear, or all you say.

 

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

The lovebirds – Venus & Mars – are both in Earth signs – it’s all about the romantic and the practical right now.  Venus in Capricorn is wearing her business garb and guys your best route to her heart is through being direct.  Have a plan for the evening and be on time!  Mars moves into Taurus today, girls your way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so feed him wonderful foods and desserts!

Since the beginning of the year Mars, planet of action, has been in Aries a sign he rules.  We were moving forward at a good pace.  Now as Mars moves into Taurus today actions become of necessity more deliberate and slow.  This can feel a bit frustrating to us, but stick with the pace presented to you and you will be able to reap the benefits of slowing down and being more deliberate.

Today the Sun and Earth shift into new gates in your Human Design.  The Sun is now at Gate 30-Desire and the Earth at Gate 29-Commitment.  The Earth challenges us to be careful what we are committing our energies to.  If we jump to quickly, we may find ourselves committed to something only halfheartedly.  This is our week to move our authentic desires towards action and then commit.  Here are my usual words of caution – Use your Type, Strategy & Authority to make correct decisions for YOU.  If you have no idea what I am talking about, then get your FREE Human Design Chart & Report.

Moon Opposing Jupiter

Today is a feel good day and about the only problem is if you overdo anything.  We are not overly self-disciplined during this transit and we can easily think we can do more, eat more, drink more, spend more than is good for us.  Just stay within your means today.  We are definitely more sociable on a day like today.  This is a great transit to have for Valentine’s Day as long as we can all stay within boundaries.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

This morning the Moon moves into Cancer.  Expect feelings to get a little more intense for the next few days, especially when there may be bottled up emotions that haven’t been expressed. The emotional energy makes it hard to say what you mean so be careful to be sincere but not confrontational. We may feel more nurturing now, just don’t let it become smothering.

Moon Sextile Mars

The Moon and Mars are in a great relationship today as long as you don’t try to push things to make them happen.  Maybe try sitting back and letting the circumstances around you dictate the pace that you work with during the day.  Otherwise, you may end the day frustrated and feeling like you didn’t anything accomplished.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Moon opposing Venus, Saturn & Pluto

Today may be a bit of a difficult day as the Moon is in challenging aspect to first Venus, then Saturn, then Pluto all in Capricorn.

Feelings and desires may tug and roil around you, and trying to create an even balance may be elusive. The environment may be alternating hot & cold, so it is best to wait to make commitments until tomorrow or next week – waiting for clarity serves you best today.  Patience now saves you headaches later.  Apply this to relationships, commitments to time, money or your energy.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Moon transitions out of Cancer and into Leo this morning.  For the next few days it’s all about fun and creativity.  It’s time to make a breakthrough and let your genius shine outward to the world.

Venus sextile Neptune

Simplicity, love and good taste is what today is all about.  No need to be flaunting anything – it all falls into place beautifully.  Embrace love as a higher power.

Sun sextile Uranus

Creativity, surprises, breakthroughs, flashes of insight and more – that’s what this aspect brings.  Be ready to rock the world with your brilliance!  This energy follows us into Monday as well.  Enjoy!

Here’s hoping everyone has a stellar week!

Love, Janet Hickox

 

Weekly Astrology Forecast Dec. 17-23

This week the Moon moves through Aries, Taurus, Gemini & Cancer.  The Moon, representing our emotions and deeper soul being, is moving through the first 4 signs of the Zodiac this week taking us deeper into self-awareness, self-worth, speaking our truth, and nurturing.   There are a few things for us to be watchful about, but for the most part we have a nice week on tap going into the Christmas holiday. 

Week of December 17-23, 2018

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This Week’s Moon:  Moon in Aries, Taurus, Gemini & Cancer

Monday 12/17:       Moon in Aries square Pluto, trine the Sun, conjunct Uranus

Tuesday 12/18:      Moon in Aries/Taurus, trine Saturn and opposing Venus

Wednesday 12/19:  Moon in Taurus sextile Neptune, Trine Pluto, sextile Mars

Thursday 12/20:     Moon in Taurus/Gemini, opposing Mercury & Jupiter, Sun trine Uranus

Friday 12/21:    Moon in Gemini, Venus trine Neptune, Mercury conjunct Jupiter, Sun in Capricorn (Winter Solstice)

Saturday 12/22:     Moon in Gemini/Cancer, Full Moon in Cancer/Capricorn, sextile Uranus

Sunday 12/23:       Moon in Cancer opposing Saturn, trine Neptune & Venus, opposing Pluto

This week the Moon moves through Aries, Taurus, Gemini & Cancer.  The Moon, representing our emotions and deeper soul being, is moving through the first 4 signs of the Zodiac this week taking us deeper into self-awareness, self-worth, speaking our truth, and nurturing.   There are a few things for us to be watchful about, but for the most part we have a nice week on tap going into the Christmas holiday.  Let’s break it down:

Monday, 12/17/18 – The Moon begins the week in Aries squaring powerhouse Pluto.  There may be some undercurrents moving through us where we want to use repeated force to get something done.  We have learned that lesson haven’t we?  Force is a shadow energy related to impatience.  Be patient, and allow things to be revealed, or to happen for you.

The Moon in positive relationship to the Sun today adds to a feeling of confidence and serves us well when pathways open up in front of us.  Contacts made now will serve to benefit you now and in the future – especially when the connections “feels” right.

Late this evening and into tomorrow, the Moon meets up with the great awakener, Uranus, so expect some sudden outbursts, fits of temper, or surprises in the outer world.  You may even find sudden revelations startle you into new opportunities.  Keep your eyes open.

FYI – Venus moves into new territory today for the first time since September 2, 2018 when she entered her retrograde zone.  Where we have seen money issues, or problems in living from our values, or relationship problems rearing their ugly heads in our lives, we are about to be able to move forward and leave the old behind!  Be prepared for prosperity, living from the heart & having fantastic relationships!  Whoo Hoo!

Best Action: Remember that force is not a good way to get things done.  Be patient and be prepared for surprises today!

Tuesday, 12-18-18 –   While we slept, the Moon moved into Taurus.  The next couple of days are great for taking practical, down-to-Earth steps on your goals or in getting things done.  Elegant simplicity, beauty & tradition is favored.  The Moon and Saturn come together today in a very positive, mutually reassuring way.  If we are launching projects right now, stability and practicality are favored.

Later in the evening, the Moon & Venus are in opposition, and that means that feelings and desires may be roiling around you, stirring up and challenging your mind. Don’t jump into anything (relationships, spending large sums of money, or even changing your appearance) you are not sure of right now – wait until clarity comes tomorrow.  Follow your emotional self, which waits for clarity before taking action.  At this point, I usually say “sleep on it” and decide later.

Best Action:  Pare things down to simple, practical elegance. Today is NOT a great day to jump into or out of relationships, spend large sums of money, or change your appearance (like deciding purple spiked hair would be good- which you would likely hate tomorrow)

Season of Joy

Wednesday, 12-19-18 – The Moon in Taurus angles beautifully with Neptune today, giving us a Spiritual lift and making us feel more hopeful, and at ease with those around us.  And later in the day, the Moon and Pluto come together to add Faith in oneself and a sure self-confidence to the mix.  Not to be outdone, Mars and the Moon also come together to add an extra dose of energy, staying power and dynamism to the day.  All in all, this is a feel good day, when our connection to Spirit and to the Spirit of the season come together in a beautiful harmony.  Enjoy!

Best Action:  No need to push or pull at anything today.  Just enjoy the peace, love and joy the day brings.

Thursday, 12-20-18 – The Moon moves into Gemini at 6:35 am PT/9:35 am ET where, for the next couple of days, expression through thoughts, words and deeds takes center stage.  The Moon in Gemini is also sociable and entertaining.  Great energy to go into the last days of autumn with.  As the day wears on, the Gemini Moon moves into an inventive and original thinking relationship with the planet Uranus.  Gemini rules the lower calculating mind, and Uranus the higher innovative mind, so today you may be blessed with original thinking and new approaches to solving old problems!  Like a breath of fresh air, new ideas may be just a thought away!  The Moon is also opposing Gemini’s ruling planet, Mercury, today as well, so keep pen and paper handy to write down all those delicious ideas.  Since the energy is better for winding down than starting new things (we’re in the shadow of the full Moon) your ideas & revelations may be things to work on as we move into the New Year and new moon windows.

Later this evening, the Moon opposes Jupiter, so don’t get carried away with anything!  The Moon and Jupiter tend to lack discipline, so remember that too much of a good thing is as bad as not enough!

Best Action: Be prepared for unique and new ideas that require some time to bring into fruition.  Keep pen and paper handy so you don’t lose the idea in the rush of the holidays.

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The Weekend 

Friday, 12-21-18 –   Happy Winter Solstice Today!  But, before we actually get to the Solstice, there are a few transits for us to deal with.  The Moon in Gemini begins the day in a challenging aspect to Neptune in Pisces.  This is not a day to make long-term commitments, as there are too many mixed signals coming to us from the mind, the emotions and our intuition.  Later this evening, clarity may be forth coming.

The planet Venus is in a lovely relationship to Neptune, which makes for creativity, dreaming up new ideas, romantic connections with our partners.  Just be aware that you may not be seeing your relationships clearly today, so enjoy the time together, but don’t make commitments while you’re not clear.  Have fun now, and maybe later you can see the relationship with more clarity.

Rounding out the early part of our day, the planet Mercury conjuncts Jupiter and we are filled with new plans, and if you find a really good one to latch onto, you may find that it takes you to success.  But … today isn’t the best day to lay out the details of a plan.  Just get down the concepts and the big picture of the idea.  Time will come in the next days/weeks for you to get all the juicy details.

Winter begins at 2:23 pm PT/5:23 pm ET when the Sun moves into Capricorn.  With the Moon still in Gemini, and the Sun in Capricorn, this evening is a bit serious.  It feels like our emotions, mind and actions are not in alignment, and you would be correct!  They are not!  Accept uncertainty for now as clarity and reality will set in soon.

Best Action: Be dreamy, be romantic, don’t be terribly serious about anything, and just know that the time is coming for us to engage reality and our goals.  Now is not that time.

Saturday, 12-22-18   – The Moon transitions from Gemini to Cancer this morning becoming full a short time later.  This is the Full “Wolf” Moon which occurs at 9:49 am PT/12:49 pm ET.  Expect that feelings and emotions will be a little more intense for the next few days as the Moon in Cancer is in the sign she rules, giving our emotions more outlets for expression.  But there is also a sort of sweet nostalgia for traditions from our past that is present for us right now.  We may find that we are really looking forward to spending the holiday with friends and family and reconnecting with good times from our past.  On the other hand, there can also be emotional gut checks for some, as the holidays may not always have been a source of happiness and cheer.  Be gentle with one another now as you really have no idea what emotional stuff lies in the depths of anyone’s life and experiences.

Best Action:  Compassion, and holding one’s own emotions and reactions in check.

Sunday, 12-23-18 –  The Moon is in Cancer today opposing Saturn which means that the environment is running hot and cold, and just as you think you’re warming up to someone, they can suddenly turn negative. Similarly there is a bit of ambivalence and non-clarity about what direction to take with projects, or whether or not to even take action.  So wait and be patient until we have more energy that supports taking action.

The Moon is also in a nice flow of energy today with Neptune and Venus.  We are intuitive, imaginative and given to flights of fancy later in today.  Listen to your gut because the emotional wave forms are confusing, and there is a dearth of mind energy to help us make decisions.  If you can put off making any big decisions, do it!  We may know what we want, but we are not sure of the direction to take to get it … so again … wait!  As late in the day the Moon opposes Pluto, patience will get you further than anything else!

Best Action:  Watch a movie, hang out with friends/family, play games, do anything but make big decisions or get involved in emotional battles with anyone.

Have a great week!

Janet

 

Astro-Energy Forecast 11-26 to 12-2-18

This week the Moon moves through Cancer, Leo, Virgo and Libra.  From these signs, Luna makes a lot of connections this week, especially on Thursday, affecting our personal emotional expression.  Adding to the Moon’s personal focus, most of the planets that make waves for us this week are also the personal planets – Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus & Mars.  Where things in week’s past have been out of our hands or were more trans-personal or collective in nature, this week is more focused on our personal choices and actions. 

Week of November 26 – December 2
 
 
This Week’s Moon:  Moon in Cancer, Leo, Virgo & Libra
Monday:  Mercury Square Mars
Tuesday:  Mercury conjunct Sun, Mars sextile Saturn, Mercury conjunct Jupiter
Wednesday:  No New Connections
Thursday:  Luna makes 7 Connections 
Friday:  Venus opposing Uranus
Saturday:  Mercury retrogrades back into Scorpio (repeat) 
Sunday:  Venus moves forward into Scorpio (repeat), Sun square Mars
 
 
This week the Moon moves through Cancer, Leo, Virgo and Libra.  From these signs, Luna makes a lot of connections this week, especially on Thursday, affecting our personal emotional expression.  Adding to the Moon’s personal focus, most of the planets that make waves for us this week are also the personal planets – Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus & Mars.  Where things in week’s past have been out of our hands or were more trans-personal or collective in nature, this week is more focused on our personal choices and actions.  So let’s break it down by days:
 
 
Monday – The Moon is in Cancer, and at least for those of us in the USA, we may be wishing to stay home one more day to enjoy the holiday!  Our instincts may have been correct because the Moon is in challenging aspect today to Pluto (opposition) and squaring both Venus and Uranus.  There is the possibility for intensity in our relationships at work and with challenges from both Venus & Uranus, there may be unexpected outcomes if we get overly emotional.  Mercury rx is also squaring Mars today, so we must watch our words, actions and emotional outbursts.  If you can stay home an extra day this week, make it today!  IF not, then just be aware of the impact you have on others.  If you overreact or speak first think later, this can be a most uncomfortable day.  However, if you can swim in the neutral zone today, you will do just fine!
  
 
Tuesday – The Moon transitioned out of Cancer and into Leo while you were sleeping.  And we have another highly energetic day with many of the inner planets dancing with one another.  The difference between yesterday’s energy and today’s is that the planets involved are making positive and beneficial connections to one another, so today feels completely different!  The Moon flows with Jupiter, Mercury and the Sun today aligning our emotions and mind allowing us to get some things done!  Yay we have been waiting for a day like this!! 
 
 
Mercury conjuncts the Sun today in what is called the “inferior conjunction.”  From our viewpoint on Earth, Mercury stands between us and the Sun.  This signals the beginning of the Mercury cycle (even though the little messenger planet is still retrograde) and the beginning of the Mercury cycle tells our minds that it is almost ready to hatch a new direction, a new plan, or a new way of being, thinking and acting.  Wherever this is happening in your personal astrology chart, tells you where you are ready to make the transition into new territory.  This is exciting news because we have been feeling stuck, rudderless and even directionless.  And, even though it isn’t time to take action yet, we may feel buoyed by knowing what direction we are going to move in.  By the way, this is a process that occurs possibly before, during or just after this connection is exact.
 
Mercury is also conjunct Jupiter today making this even more of a “new beginning” feeling.  Just remember that while Mercury is retrograde, don’t start something new, however, make the plans for something new to begin once the retrograde completes December 6!  Jupiter’s connection here makes us feel optimistic in a way that we might not have felt in a long time.  Take it easy and don’t go overboard!  Keep everything you do and or plan to do within reason!  
 
 
Wednesday –  There are no major changes in energy today.  Given that yesterday and tomorrow’s planets are highly active, this is a good thing! The Moon continues through Leo and we’re feeling good about ourselves and our prospects for the future.  This is a great day to play, be generous with your time and have some fun! 
 
 
Thursday –  Today the Moon in Virgo is all business, and she is challenging and challenged by just about every planet in some way.  The Moon is in great aspect to Venus, Uranus & Saturn today.  We may feel like time is on our side for once and we may even see the fruits of some of our labors.  However, Luna is challenged by Jupiter, Mercury, the Sun and Mars today.  We must have plans to move forward before we move forward … at least that is what seems to be being communicated to us.  Jupiter & Sun in Fire sign Sagittarius give us the energy we need to move forward and the optimism to see it done, but Mars (a fire planet) is sitting in water and has his action slowed and with Mercury still retrograde we are cautioned to hold on just a while longer.  
 
There is still much to be done however.  We have all the “behind the scenes” stuff we can be working on… writing copy for our new websites, writing scripts for videos we want to produce, setting the action steps up for our goals, etc.  Moon in Virgo is in Earth … pragmatic, analytical and deliberate!  Resist flying off in all directions and you will be rewarded later when your plans execute exactly as you had envisioned them.        
 
The Weekend 
Friday –  The Moon in Virgo all day provides the energy for getting things done!  Organize, plan, analyze and clean up your desk or office or home.  Today’s moon energy helps us to clear away anything that we need to do before the weekend!  Take advantage of Virgo’s ruling planet Mercury in retrograde as it gives us the ability to re-think & re-evaluate our plans.  I know … re-arrange the furniture!  Make room at home for your Christmas Tree! 
 
 
Venus also opposes Uranus today giving us a break from the norm in our routines.  There is also the possibility that we meet someone new that has an impact on us.  Watch out for upsets within your relationships as well.  With Mercury in retrograde, words can come out wrong, and your intended actions can be misinterpreted.  On the other hand, Venus in the last degrees of her own sign, Libra and Uranus back in Aries make for excitement and trying new things.  
 
Saturday   – The Moon moves into lovely Libra early this morning and puts emphasis on our partnerships and relationships.  Things may take a steamy turn for the better later when Mercury retrogrades backward into Scorpio and turns our minds to passion and love.  Mercury Rx in Scorpio can also cause our minds to focus on what we don’t have – looking for a love interest or relationship?  Put yourself out there in the world where the people are you would like to meet, instead of staying in your mind and “re-minding” yourself of what you don’t have.  
 
Sunday –   There is sexual tension in the air today!  The Sun squares Mars, which can escalate our frustrations if we don’t have an appropriate channel to dispel the energies, can either make for a great action day or an anxious & upsetting day.  Venus, moving forward now, changes signs into Scorpio and joins Mercury Rx in the sign of passion, sex, and intensity.  The tension could be palpable … if sex isn’t in the cards for you, then exercise is!  You have to be able to move some energy to alleviate the stressful energy today.  I would love to say to do some yoga, or meditation, but I think the energy is too high for that (trying to sit still and be quiet could just add to your frustration when you can’t achieve that kind of mindfulness.)  Dance, sing, hike, spin, jog … just move your body!       
 
Have a great week! 
Janet
 
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Your Thanksgiving Week Astrology Forecast

Astrology for the Week of November 19-25
Thanksgiving
 
Moon in Aries, Taurus, Gemini & Cancer
Mars square Jupiter
Sun into Sagittarius
Thanksgiving Full Moon in Gemini/Sagittarius
Neptune Direct
Sun conjunct Jupiter

 

We have a much smoother week ahead, with fewer major astrological transits happening!  And, as we in the USA are preparing to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, we take the time to reflect on what we are grateful for and for the bounty we each have in our lives. I am grateful for you my readers, listeners and clients, and my wish for you all is Peace, Love, Joy and Prosperity!    

 

The Moon this week moves from Aries, to Taurus, Gemini, & Cancer, including a Thanksgiving Full Moon in Gemini, and we end the week with the Moon in nurturing Cancer.  

 

We begin the work week with the Moon in industrious, and action-oriented Aries.  Until later Tuesday afternoon we must watch for conflicts or confrontations, maybe even emotional outbursts as the Moon (emotions) in Aries is sometimes a bit volatile.  Since we are headed into a holiday week in the USA, get important work done while you have the Moon’s energy in a sign of action.  Wednesday and Thursday (Thanksgiving Day in the USA) the Moon is in Taurus favoring the comfort foods and family atmosphere of the holiday.  Taurus loves the sensual delights of the aromas, tastes and experience of the holiday.  Later in the evening Thursday, the Moon shifts into Gemini, and just 90 minutes later culminates in the Full Moon at 1 Gemini/Sagittarius, which of course also means that the Sun has made a move during the day Thursday into the sign of Sagittarius as well! We go into Black Friday and Saturday with the Moon in Gemini which makes for great shopping energy, but since Gemini’s ruler, Mercury, is retrograde be sure you’re getting what you paid for and not being misled into a deal that is not really that great.  I would also watch for false advertising, or errors in advertised prices as communication (and advertising is communication) can easily get skewed.  Late Saturday evening the Moon moves into homebody, nurturing Cancer and we end the weekend likely wanting to be in the comfort of our own homes.

 

Monday the planet Mars (action) and Jupiter (growth & expansion) meet up in a challenging square to one another.  We have the energy and initiative to begin new projects, but we are a bit impulsive today.  Try to be strategic in what actions you take toward your goals.  Choose your battles wisely today as we can inadvertently trigger other people with our words or actions or we can be the ones triggered by others.  With the Moon also in Mars ruled Aries today, we can easily be provoked into expressing emotions unwisely.  Be calm, cool and collected. 

 

sagittariusThe Sun moves into Sagittarius early Thursday morning, heading for his rendezvous with Jupiter at week’s end.  The Sun & Jupiter together in Sagittarius – Spectacular for luck, generosity, optimism and … over-doing everything! The Sun in Sagittarius stimulates our more adventurous sides and we want excitement and are more interested in seeking knowledge.  Yet too much of a good thing is still not a good thing, and with Jupiter in the mix (the natural ruler of Sagittarius) we can definitely be overly confident, optimistic and exuberant.  We need to learn the lesson of being moderate, proportional and keeping our lives & resources in perspective.  This is an excellent time for pursuing spiritual understanding and expanding your worldview.     

 

The highlight of the week, the Full Moon in Gemini, occurs on Thanksgiving night at 9:39 pm PT/12:39 am ET (11-23).  This Full Moon features a Sun coming up to conjunct Jupiter, the Moon opposing Jupiter, both the Sun & Moon in positive relationship to Destiny & Karma (the North Node & South Nodes), and a smooth flow of energy between the two luminaries and Chiron (the wounded healer).  We’re feeling quite generous, giving, and optimistic with this Full Moon, as if the troubles of the world or our lives are behind us.  Spurring this feeling is Jupiter fully in Sagittarius this week, and the Sun/Moon in Sagittarius as well.  While I find that this optimism is a great thing, it can push us into commitments of time, money and resources beyond what is sustainable for us, so we must exercise caution in our spending.  Mercury in retrograde during this early part of the holiday season also tells us a bit about being somewhat conservative.  And if that isn’t enough, Saturn & Pluto both in Capricorn, but silent in this Full Moon (meaning neither Saturn nor Pluto make any connection to the Sun or Moon at the Full Moon), also are much more supportive of conservation than giving in to super extravagance.  It’s like they are the silent watchers, hoping that we have learned our lessons but ready to remind us should we go too far!  (let’s give them enough rope to hang themselves they conspire together to say 🙂)  The lesson:  Be loving, generous and giving, but within reason!     
 

 

The Weekend 
Friday –  The Moon in Gemini all day helps drive our search for bargains and deals, but you want to be cautious … Gemini’s ruler Mercury is in retrograde right now and we can easily fall prey to deals that end up not being deals at all!  Today favors conversation and socializing.  Have a good time, enjoy people and the hustle & bustle of the holidays.  But … stay sane & in your right mind.   
 
Saturday   – The Moon is in Gemini until late this evening or early tomorrow morning for those of you on the East Coast.  Today Neptune changes directions from retrograde to direct.  All in all, today is similar in energy to Friday, but with Neptune changing directions we can feel confused and maybe a little ungrounded which can be disconcerting and disorienting.  If you are out and about today, make sure you stay aware of your environment, and keep your mind on what you are doing.  We may find it harder to tune in to our intuition right now, so use caution in making decisions today. 
 
Sunday – The Moon in Cancer today positively loves home and family and everything about nurturing!  It’s a great day to cook for your loved ones, spend time together doing something you love, or even just staying at home playing games! Today the Sun & Jupiter are exactly conjunct and that adds an energy of generosity and joviality to any activity today.  Today begins the new Sun-Jupiter cycle attention to what is opening up for you today.  Watch for signs in your environment, your dreams, or ideas/inspirations because it may hold the seeds of what is to come for you in the coming year.  Most of all just enjoy the day and each others company.     
 
Have a blessed week! 
Janet

 

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Astro-Human Design for the Week Ahead

Astro-Human Design Highlights the Week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2018
Moon in Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra
Mercury conjunct Jupiter
Mercury enters Shadow of next Rx
Venus Rx opposing Uranus
Helical rise of Venus 
We begin the week with the Moon in nurturing, mothering & protective Cancer.  Monday, Mercury joins Jupiter in Scorpio and with the Moon in Cancer a nice flow of emotional energies emerges.  We are more compassionate and caring in our interactions with one another.  A nice extra for us at the beginning of the week is that Mercury & Jupiter are both at Gate 14 in Human Design to bring us abundance, flow … think bounteousness. Be aware though, Mercury enters into the shadow of his next retrograde period on Monday.  Things may begin to feel slower … your mind, communication, correspondence and such.  Start now to become more mindful in every moment and take care to speak more clearly.
Tuesday evening the Moon moves into Leo after an 11 minute Void of Course and so begins the more playful energies of the week. If you have kids, they are getting excited about donning their costumes and trick-or-treating.  Give yourself over to their happiness and enthusiasm. If you don’t have kids, you can still get your house ready for trick-or-treaters! 
However, on Wednesday-Halloween, we may abruptly come up against the drama Kings or Queens in our lives as Venus retrograde opposes Uranus possibly causing upsets in our relationships.  If you have someone in your life that triggers you now, try to remember how much you love them, and that for whatever reason, right now they are reacting to something in the energies of the day.  Don’t allow yourself to get sucked up into the traumas/dramas right now.  This can be a time of over-indulgence, so monitor the candy consumption 🙂  LOL  Venus also rules our finances, so today is not a great day to over-extend yourself by taking out a loan or taking on more debt.  The opposite may also be true today, financial windfalls that are unexpected can appear.  Whichever way it goes for you, just be cautious with your money for now. 
 
We have also come to the day that Venus rises as the morning star, and so begins an extended time of social changes & upheavals.  The ancient Maya believed that Venus rising as the morning star signaled changes in leadership in their government and changes in the social dynamics – ie what people tolerated and what they didn’t tolerate.  For those of us in the USA, this comes very near to mid-term elections and Jupiter’s move into Sagittarius (more on that next week).  I truly believe there will be some interesting outcomes with the elections here in the USA and if that doesn’t disrupt the way things have been going, then Jupiter moving into more tolerant, optimistic Sagittarius next week will certainly do it.

 

Wednesday begins the new Human Design Week with the Sun at Gate 44 – Patterns and the Earth at Gate 24 – Rationalizing. This Sun/Earth combination reminds us that evolution and progress proceeds in periods of leaps, and then reversals … two steps forward and then one step back.  We don’t always need to move forward without taking with us the best of the past.  What the world needs now is our ability to see the best values that form our past and the foundation for our humanity and carry them into the NOW in preparation for a bright new future.  Does it make sense to carry on with Hate & Divisiveness or can we dig deeper and remind each other our common humanity in Love & Oneness?

Human Design Chart
Week of Oct. 31 – Sun at Gate 44 and Earth at Gate 24

 

No matter the dramas of outer world, the end of the week sees the moon move into Virgo, and we get down to the practical basics of life.  Friday & Saturday are great organizing days.  Write up your Thanksgiving menus, get out your holiday decor, do the shopping, clean out the cupboards.  Be grounded in the very things that help you run your household smoothly.  You won’t have another weekend with this much organizing energy until after Thanksgiving … so take advantage.  
Sunday morning the Moon moves into Libra, sign of relationship harmony & beauty, making a very nice ending to our weekend.  Today is a great day to spend quality time with your loved ones.  Do something fun and maybe something different than you usually do with each other.  Be Love  ❤️
I wish you all a Loving, Abundant and Joyful week ahead!