This summer is more favourable for introspection, reflection and readjustments than for launching new projects. Mars, the planet of action went retrograde on the 26th of June and it will go direct only on the 27th of August.
The Full Moon of the 28th June occurs at 06°27′ of Capricorn. In Astrology full moons signify the end of a 28 days’ cycle started at the previous new moon, respectively that of the 13th of June. They are also culmination points, where the results of the processes started during the previous lunar cycle are emerging. The current full moon has a heavy tone as it makes a tight conjunction with its ruler, Saturn in Capricorn.
The New Moon of the 13th of June occurs at the 22°44′ of Gemini. New moons mark the beginnings of a 28 day cycle and they are also favourable for fresh starts, setting new goals, launching new projects – especially on the areas of life where they fall on your chart.
The New Moon of the 16 th of April ( 01:57 UTC, 02:57 am London ) occurs on 26° of Aries, in close approach with Uranus. New Moons are regarded beginnings of 28 day cycles, while Uranus is associated with freedom, revolts, renewal, thinking outside the box, awakenigs.
The new moon of the 17th of March occurs on 27° Pisces, at 1:11 pm (London). New moons mark the beginnings of new 28 day cycles but they can signify longer term processes, too. During the current lunation the quest for new paths is likely to be generated by some pressure, frustration. Still the changes you make will serve your long term benefit. Thus you will leave behind gradually the role of the victim and become the hero of your own story.
The square between Venus and Saturn perfected on the 13th of March, on 8th° of Aries – Capricorn. Challenging aspects between Venus (our emotional and security needs, the way we show our affection, self esteem) and Saturn (limits, restrictions, responsibility, obligations, the Lord of Karma) are often associated with so – called „karmic relationships.” However, people interested in self – developement paths tend to label any, too intense and difficult relationship „karmic”. They often think this is something they should work through. This is not always the case….
The „Next Step” Spread
The guidelines of the Tarot regarding the „next step” indicated by the new moon in Aquarius. This four card spread gives useful insights regarding the priorities of the 28 days of the lunation started with the new moon of the15th February 2018 . Generally speaking, new moons are favourable for new beginnings, while full moons are culminantion points, where the results of the processes started during the previous lunar cycle are emerging. The next full moon occurs on the 1st of March, while the new moon of the 17th of March marks the beginning of a new lunar cycle.
The partial eclipse and new moon of the 15th of February falls on the 27°7′ of Aquarius. It will be visible only from Antarctica and small parts of Chile and Argentina, Falkland Islands. The eclipse is just 1°45′ away from being opposite the big total eclipse in Leo of last August 21st. Thus we can expect some developements both on a collective and personal level related to that one. The last time an eclipse occured around the same degree of Aquarius was on the 16th February 1999. Remembering the events related to it may help us to get an idea about the themes of the current celestial event.
Follow your bliss !
The full moon of the 31st of January 2018 is simultaneously a supermoon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse (blood moon). As such it is a rare phenomenon: the last total lunar eclipse which also was a blue moon, occured more than 150 years ago, in late March 1866.
The challenging aspects Mercury forms this week indicate meaningful coincidences, breakdowns or breaktroughs in communication, weird situations, shift of views. They offer plenty of opportunities to experience trough synchronicities the archetype of Hermes as the messenger, the trickster and the psychopompos. The quality of these experiences depends on our level of awareness.