Weekly Astro Forecast for May 8-14
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Sun = Taurus 17° 26’ - 24° 12’
Moon = Sagittarius > Pisces
The week after the Full Moon eclipse is the grounding period where we process what came up and integrate it into our newly formed plans. This week the Moon travels through Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and ends the week in Pisces. Throughout this time, we see the Moon meet with the Sun through a trine, square then sextile aspect all while the light of the Moon wanes. Her light is dimming and beginning the decent into the unconscious. The Sun progresses through the 17°th – the 24° degrees of Taurus which highlights the second and third decan of the fixed earth sign. The second and third decan are related to the tarot cards 6 and 7 of pentacles. As we move from the 6 – the 7 via the rays of the golden sun, we move from the harmonious and artistic number 6 to the odd, persevering, and intelligent 7. This week we learn to receive critique, understand what we need to do in order to build more harmonious connections, intimacy with ourselves and loved ones.
Mercury stations direct at the end of the week at 5°50’ Taurus and all that we have had to understand and relearn comes up for review. The speed in which information travels starts to relax into the Taurus vibe again and awareness around what we need vs what we want comes into clear view. Consider your relationship to your physical world and how your understanding of that has changed over the last 3 weeks while Mercury was retrograde. Have you adjusted your spending, or learned new information about your finances that have propelled into a new process for navigate money? How is your communication with your body now? Has your body been talking to you over the last 3 weeks, if so what is it saying? These are questions to consider this week in order to understand what the wisdom of Mercury has been whispering.
We can feel pulled into many different avenues as the Moon meets with Neptune. There is a sense of restlessness in the air that drives our curiosity. The opportunity to learn about something from a new perspective opens up a pathway for greater awareness today. Keep the mind and heart open. The Moon ingresses into Capricorn halfway through the day in pacific time. The next couple of days are going to be productive and motivating.
Moon square Neptune, trine Jupiter, voc 1:28pm – 4:31 pm, Moon > Capricorn at 4:32pm, opposite Venus, trine NN.
Information that we previously were confused about comes up again for a reevaluation and an opportunity to dig deeper into. We may be a little sensitive to criticism today and at some points take things the wrong way. The Sun meets with Uranus creating an unexpected circumstance that allows for us to process our own identities, preferences, and past opinions, offering the space to step away from any of these aspects of ourselves that we no longer identify with. A clarifying conversation may pop up.
Moon sextile Saturn, trine Mercury rx, square Chiron. Sun conjunct Uranus.
Sensing a shift, there is an air of experimentation in the ethers. With positive feedback from friends and the community, we are feeling into our creative sides today, there is a joy for self-expression. Exploring new forms and parts of our personality and desiring to let go of self-doubt, personal judgments, and self-criticism. With Venus’s aspect to the North Node, we may find some domestic peace enjoying the comforts of our home, and family. Seeking new ways to cultivate more time and space for loved ones comes up today as well. A good day for financial planning.
Moon trine Uranus, trine Sun, opposite Mars, sextile Neptune, square Jupiter, voc 4:53pm – 7:04pm, Moon -> Aquarius at 7:05pm, conjunct Pluto. Venus sextile NN.
Having patience for progress is the matter of the day. We’re learning what it is that we need to communicate in order to get what we want from others. With Mercury rx, we may not get the information that we want when we want it, or the information that we need doesn’t come quick enough. Be patient and allow it to come through in its own time because if we rush something that is not ready to be seen than we may not receive the perfected version but only a partially developed idea.
Moon square NN, square Mercury rx.
The last quarter square between the Sun and the Moon signifies a finality in issues and situations that were brought to the surface during the New and Full moon eclipse. This is the time when we act on the things that require our attention. The fixed square between Taurus and Aquarius pushes us to strengthen our attachments through identifying what emotions are constructive and cultivate a sense of peace and which one’s cause chaos and discordance in our lives. Work towards building a stronger bridge towards accessibility to those emotions, thoughts and ideas which create peace. Moon enters Pisces, shifting our emotional realm towards the unconscious aspects of our inner worlds. There is a lot of energy swirling about today and a lot of fertile ground to work with.
Moon sextile Chiron, square Uranus, square Sun, sextile Jupiter, voc 8:16pm – 9:37pm, Moon -> Pisces at 9:38 pm. Mercury rx sextile Saturn. Veus sextile Mercury rx, trine Saturn
A really advantageous day for working on building intimacy in relationships and with the self. The pathway towards intimacy looks different for everyone so there is no judgement for how that occurs. If you have consciously been working towards being more comfortable with opening up to other people emotionally, verbally, and physically, today is a great day to seek and offer that affection. Having impactful, thoughtful, and vulnerable connections helps to open the heart to trust.
Moon sextile NN, trine SN, sextile Mercury rx, conjunct Saturn, trine Venus.
The gears of motion slow, Mercury has stationed to turn direct and the stillness of the air is palpable. There isn’t much to do other than experience, feel and integrate all that has come up during the current eclipse cycle. The Moon is now just a few days away from closing the doors of the eclipse portal for now and the latent emotions are still being conjured up. The masculine planetary bodies which typically work external of themselves are in the feminine earth and water signs, forcing us to work within the limits of our emotional capacity.
Moon sextile Uranus, sextile Sun, trine Mars, conjunct Neptune, voc 7:7pm – 12:54am 15th. Mercury stations direct.
*Keywords: Voc = Void of Course Moon, NN = North Node, SN = South Node
Written by: Evelyn Zuel