The full moon of the 16th of July occurs at 24°04′ of Capricorn. It is also a potent partial lunar eclipse. Eclipses are wild cards, bringing profound changes and transformations. It cannot be seen in the US, but it will be visible in Australia, Africa, South America, most of Europe, and Asia.
The summer solstice occurs on the 21th of June, when the Sun enters Cancer. On the Northern hemisphere this marks the beginning of the summer. Solstices and equinoxes were celebrated in all of the Ancient cultures of the world, as they are important turning points of the year. They also have an Astrological significance, the summer solstice chart gives an insight in the opportunities, challenges and tasks of the period up to the Autumn Equinox.
The Gemini new moon of the 3rd of June, occurred on the 12°31′ marks a period of transition, centered around the specialties of the sign: gathering, exchanging, categorizing information. It also activates the mutable T-squares of June, so during the 28 days of the current lunation there are a lot of promises, choice points and crossroads. However circumstances are so changeable, that makes hard to make decisions. Making a difference between real opportunities and mirages is also a challenge.
By the end of the spring and beginning of the summer, then at the end of August and during September this year we will have to do with a series of mutable T-squares. The challenges indicated by them are likely to remove us from our comfort zones, urging us to find creative solutions. Our efforts and resourcefulness will open new ways of growth. Certainly on a personal level the scenarios will be influenced by our awareness and our decisions made by free will.
Sun and Mercury changed sign on the 21th of May 2019, marking the beginning of Gemini season. After the fixed, earthy, sensual Taurean vibe this is a significant energy shift. Gemini is a mutable air sign, associated with transitions and changes. Compared to Taurus, it is more cerebral, lighter and more diffuse.
Transformations will bring new growth and stability
The first half of May is a good time for well thought out changes in the areas of your life that are no longer working. However, gratification doesn’t come right away. It is a long process and it will require conscious efforts, patience and willingness to start from the bottom and to make some sacrifices.The 9th of May is a particularly significant day, when some planetary aspects related to these changes perfect and speed up the process of transformation. These cosmic influences will be active during the whole week
The second week of May is shaped by a complex interplay of some significant planetary influences. It is time to think about our relationship – patterns, value system, our ideas about security, stability. Making the necessary evaluations and adjustments will bring new growth and happiness.
The new moon of the 4th of May occurs at the 14°10′ of Taurus. New moons mark the beginning of a 28 day cycle and they are also favorable for fresh starts, especially on the areas of life where they fall on your chart. Finances, values, security, food, possessions, comfort, sensual pleasures are ruled by Taurus, so the current lunation brings in focus these themes.
In spite of the good opportunities emerging during the coming weeks, the first days of May are prevailed by tension and difficulties of communication.