The full moon of the 15th of August occurred on the 22°of Aquarius. Every full moon is a culmination point when the results of the processes started on the previous new moon are emerging. The Leo new moon of the 1st of August heralded some changes in your love life, finacials, ways of self -expression, creativity. Now it’s time to estimate whether you are on the right track.
Prior to the full moon in Aquarius on the 14th of August some important energy shifts occurred : Jupiter turned stationary direct (on the 11th of August, Sagittarius 14°30), Mercury re-entered Leo (the 11th of August), Uranus turned stationary retrograde ( the 12th of August, Taurus 6°)
The days between the 5th – 14th of August are among the luckiest ones of 2019. They are hallmarked by the trines of Sun and Venus with Jupiter. The Greater Benefic will turn stationary direct on the 11th of August, so from here on you can move forward with your plans of growth and expansion. However, you need to be grounded and willing to work with the opportunities emerging to make the best of these lucky alignments.
The new moon of the 1th of August occurs at the 8°36 of Leo. 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. Creative self-expression, entertainment, love, children, education, hobbies, enterprises are ruled by Leo, so the current lunation brings in focus these themes. As the first new moon after the eclipse season it is particularly significant.
The trine between Mars and Jupiter Rx perfects on the 25th of July on the 14°57 of Leo/Sagittarius. It is a very beneficial transit, which blows away the storm clouds of the previous weeks. Mars – Jupiter aspects in transit are on effect for cca 3 weeks (9-10 days before and after the perfection) You can take advantage of this energy for further 8 -9 days.
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.