This Week in Astrology: February 7 to 13, 2021
February 7 to 13, 2021
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This week’s Moon
Planets in signs and by aspect
This week’s astrology calendar
Timing with the Moon
Romance & Relationship Report
The NEW MOON occurs on Thursday, February 11th, 2021, at 2:06 PM EST.
On Thursday afternoon, a New Moon occurs in the sign of Aquarius. The New Moon in Aquarius marks the beginning of a new cycle. The Capricorn New Moon cycle ends and the Aquarius New Moon cycle begins. In the sign of Aquarius, friendship, brotherhood, group activities, social pursuits, group projects, trying something new, humanitarian efforts, or joining a group will be a strong focus. New beginnings regarding any or all of these matters are possible now.
This is a time during which we should solve problems that require thinking “outside of the box”; look to the future with a brand new, positive, and hopeful vision; brainstorm and socialize; focus on extending a friendly hand, receiving support, and expressing platonic love for those around us; give our emotions and passions a “break”, as we develop more objectivity and some detachment from past haunts; learn how something (or someone) works; revitalize ourselves through experiences that are new or simply different; reach out to people in our social circle and in our community, and recognize the value of our friendships and social networks; recognize that some level of detachment and distancing ourselves from our habits and attachment to the past will help us break away from destructive behaviors that are holding us back.
With this potent Aquarius energy, we have the chance to make progressive changes in our lives. For some of us, circumstances are such that we need to pay more attention to these matters.
An unusually large number of planets/bodies are in Aquarius at the time of this lunation. Besides the lights, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn are also in Aquarius. It’s a particularly hopeful, humanitarian, and progressive line-up, although this lunation’s square to Mars suggests we should watch for impulsiveness. As well, Mercury is retrograde in the sign, suggesting a look back before we move ahead.
Venus aligns with Jupiter on the day of the New Moon, encouraging much hopefulness, giving one another the benefit of the doubt, generosity, and friendliness.
All major planets are on one side of the chart within two planets forming a trine (a wedge pattern) suggesting a great concentration of focus. It can be difficult to see the other side of the coin, but it’s a good time to put effort into something special. It’s time to investigate and explore new ideas, trends, and technologies.
This is a powerful time for focusing on a special project. We should watch for pushing something too hard, however.
This phase of the Moon occurs at 23 degrees and 17 minutes of Aquarius, affecting people born with personal planets and points at approximately 19 to 27 degrees of the Fixed signs (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius) most significantly.
The New Moon chartwheel above is excellent for a clutter-free look at the major bodies at the time of the New Moon. Below, additional bodies are included in the wheel for more detail:
Moon Phase Cycle: Bigger Picture
Feb 11, 2021, 2:06 PM, Sun Conjunct Moon
Feb 19, 2021, 1:47 PM, Sun Square Moon (First Quarter Moon)
Feb 27, 2021, 3:17 AM, Sun Opposition Moon (Full Moon)
Mar 5, 2021, 8:30 PM, Sun Square Moon (Last Quarter Moon)
Mar 13, 2021, 5:21 AM, Sun Conjunct Moon (New Moon)
(Times are Eastern)
This week: The Sun is in Aquarius; Mercury is in Aquarius; Venus is in Aquarius; Mars is in Taurus.
The Sun is in Aquarius from January 19 to February 18. During this cycle, we are motivated by our hunger for knowledge, experience, and originality. Innovation is more important to us than convention. We become more aware of what is outdated in our lives, and strive to find new perspectives and new ways to do things. The class distinctions, structure, and order that Capricorn finds appealing now seem to be too rigid. The freedom of the individual becomes far more significant to us. We strive to free ourselves from some of the restrictions, inhibitions, and limitations that now feel constraining rather than safe.
Mercury is in Aquarius from January 8 to March 15. [This is an extended stay due to the retrograde cycle from January 30-February 20.] When Mercury is in Aquarius, we are hungry for knowledge and open to new and original ideas. We begin to think outside of the box, and our thinking becomes more progressive and objective. Our communication and thought patterns are spontaneous, somewhat fragmented, and liberal. This is a time when inventive thinking is at a peak.
Venus is in Aquarius from February 1 to 25. We move towards unconventionality, independence, and freedom as themes in our social relationships under this influence. Aquarius can be just as faithful as Capricorn, but it has to be on his own terms! Experimental relationships are more intriguing now. Being friends as well as lovers is important to us during this cycle. Allowing one another freedom of expression, and treating others fairly, unselfishly, and impartially, are themes now.
Mars is in Taurus from January 6 to March 3, 2021. We are determined, stubborn, and resolute during this cycle. Mars in Taurus can be passive, and is at its strongest when resisting or defending something! In stark contrast to the impulsive Mars in Aries cycle, we tend to pursue our goals by plodding along patiently. Our goal is longevity and long-term satisfaction.
Jupiter is in Aquarius from December 19th, 2020, to May 13, 2021, and then from July 28 to December 28, 2021. Read more about the Jupiter in Aquarius transit.
Saturn entered Aquarius on December 17th, 2020. Saturn transits Aquarius from March 21 to July 1, 2020, and from December 17th, 2020, until March 7, 2023. Read about Saturn’s transit of Aquarius.
Uranus is in Taurus. Uranus transits Taurus from May 15, 2018, to November 6, 2018, and then from March 6th, 2019, until 2025/6. We approach money and personal possessions in new ways and learn how to free ourselves from certain material constraints. Innovative ways to make ourselves comfortable emerge. We’re less inhibited about expressing sensuality, self-love, body love, and pampering. We’re challenging what we previously valued during this cycle.
There can be abrupt changes with money, valuables, possessions, and income that lead to a reshuffling of priorities or values. Income might come from non-traditional sources or ventures. We’re bringing progressive ideas to the world of business. New ways of doing business, as well as making, viewing, and handling money are likely. Income and the energy we put into making money can be variable.
Romance & Relationships
Venus is in Aquarius from February 1 to 25, 2021. While Venus was in Capricorn, we valued enduring connections, reliability, and faithfulness. We took expressing our feelings seriously, and we also took our sweet time warming up to others! Generally, we kept our “cool” in relationships.
With Venus now in Aquarius, we still keep our “cool” in relationships, but in a detached and impersonal sort of way. Unconventional set-ups become more appealing. Bringing the spirit of friendship into romantic relationships is a positive use of Venus in Aquarius energy. Relationships that fairly scream “alternative” appeal to us now. It’s all about being open-minded and somewhat detached with Aquarius energy dominating the love arena.
With Venus in Aquarius, it’s best to go into dates with new people casually, with no expectations and no strings. Melodrama and emotionalism simply won’t work. We may also find ourselves attracted to–or attracting–people who are not our usual “type.”
This week: On Sunday, the 7th, we tend to express our affection sparingly, but also responsibly and in practical ways. Relationships that begin under this influence often feel burdensome over time, but they may last longer than most. From Tuesday to Friday (the 9th-12th), passions are stimulated and intense, but we’re generous with one another, ready to give each other the benefit of the doubt. We have large appetites for love and pleasure. There may be some overstating or overindulgence now, however.
On Friday and Saturday, there can be quite a bit of ruminating or conversing about past relationships. This can be a time of new reveals about old issues. We’re also anxious to grow and improve, and we may draw in situations that help us do just that.
Venus, the Goddess of Love: Highlights in the Coming Week:
Venus in Aquarius A love for the unusual, a distaste for stodgy old rules and conventions, a feeling that you’re above the petty-bourgeois stuff and nonsense: that’s what a new cycle brings into your life now. (“I love humanity; it’s people I can’t stand!”) Unconventional romantic and social connections are likely at a time like this.
Venus conjunct Saturn February 5-6. Affections stabilize and mature. Relationships are stabilized and steady, although feelings are expressed reservedly, formally, or sparingly. An air of formality is brought to personal and social relationships. A new sense of realism in existing partnerships comes now. A sense of duty may lead us to sacrifice a personal pleasure for a cause or for a loved one; thus we may have to abstain from personal gratification for the time being. Problems in personal relationships that have been swept under the carpet may surface now, and we are ready to face them. Dissatisfaction with loved ones becomes more glaring. Renewed ties to old friends or lovers are possible, or a new sense of responsibility in existing relationships.
Venus sextile Chiron February 5-6. Love has the power to heal old wounds. We are open to romantic feelings and more willing to act upon them.
Venus square Uranus February 6. We might have to deal with issues of freedom versus intimacy during this period. Peculiar or impulsive attractions are exciting but unlikely to last very long. Treat them as passing fancies, and enjoy them while they last–but try to hold off on making any big decisions with regards to love today.
Venus parallel Saturn February 6-7. We may express our affection sparingly, but also responsibly and in practical ways. Relationships that begin under this influence often feel burdensome over time, but they may last longer than most.
Venus contra-parallel Mars February 9-10. Passions are stimulated and intense. A fine line between love and hate. Competitiveness. Questions are raised or ultimatums made.
Venus conjunct Jupiter February 10-11. We have large appetites for love and pleasure, and generosity of spirit as well. An excellent time (all things considered) to begin a new relationship, or renew an old/existing one.
Venus parallel Jupiter February 12. We are charitable with others and have a stronger desire than usual to find meaning in our relationships. There may be some overstating or overindulgence now, however.
Venus conjunct Mercury February 12-13. Favors playfulness in love and enhanced communication between partners.
Venus trine True North Node February 13-15. We are more concerned about harmonizing and tend to be agreeable and cooperative. We could feel lucky in love, and we could meet someone who is good for us. Fortunate connections might be made now.
Venus semi-square Chiron February 18. Love cannot be forced. This is not a commitment-friendly transit, as we may feel alienated for no apparent reason and unwilling to give of ourselves.
Venus parallel Mercury February 18-19. A congenial time when we socialize and converse more readily and appreciate diplomacy.
Venus square Mars February 18-19. Passions run high under this influence. Sexual tensions and competitiveness are possible, and there can be conflicts that arise from distinct differences between romantic and sexual needs. There is an air of competitiveness under this influence, which need not be difficult. It can be stimulating, creative, passionate, and invigorating.
The Moon & Timing
The Void of Course Moon is the period of time after the Moon has made its last aspect in one sign until the Moon enters a new sign. During the Void of Course Moon periods, it is generally wise to stick to routine rather than to begin new projects. The last aspect the Moon makes before changing signs is indicated here and is indicative of the “outcome” of the matter (whether that is a new project begun before the void period or the answer to a question in Horary Astrology).
Void of Course in Horary Astrology: If you were asking a question and making a chart for the answer, as you do in Horary astrology, it is said that since the Moon is not looking forward to any more aspects in this sign, you would have to say that the answer is not forthcoming; any questions asked at this time would not come to pass. The Moon being Void is one of the Strictures against Judgment in Horary Astrology. The following tables incorporate the modern planets, but some astrologers do not count Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in void Moon calculations.
The Void-of-Course Moon this Week:
Void-of-course Moon on Sunday, February 7th, from 1:17 AM EST, with the Moon’s last aspect before changing signs (a sextile to Mercury), until the Moon enters Capricorn at 3:52 PM EST.
VOC Moon on Tuesday, February 9th, from 12:22 PM EST, with the Moon’s last aspect before changing signs (a trine to Mercury), until the Moon enters Aquarius at 8:21 PM EST.
VOC Moon on Thursday, February 11th, from 2:07 PM EST, with the Moon’s last aspect before changing signs (a conjunction to the Sun), until the Moon enters Pisces the next day, Friday, February 12th, at 2:24 AM EST.
Timing with the Moon – Better Periods this Week for Electing New Initiatives
The Moon is waning this week until the New Moon on the 11th, which is generally considered unfavorable for new beginnings, with exceptions. The Moon is waxing this week after the New Moon on the 11th, which is considered favorable for new beginnings, but also with exceptions. (See Best Time to Start a Business for more details).
According to principles of timing with the Moon, a window of opportunity occurs from Saturday, February 6th, at approximately 10:45 PM EST, until Sunday, February 7th, at approximately 1:15 AM EST, while the Moon is in Sagittarius. Caveats: waning Moon and Mercury is retrograde.
A Cazimi Moon occurs from approximately 1:40 PM to 2:35 PM EST on Thursday, February 11th (the hour surrounding the New Moon in Aquarius). Note that Mercury is retrograde.
Another window occurs from Friday, February 12th, at approximately 2:30 AM EST, until Sunday, February 14th, at approximately 2:25 AM EST, while the Moon is in Pisces. Mercury is retrograde during this window, and the Moon is still quite close to the Sun until the 13th.
Planetary Stations & Sign Ingresses:
2020, 5:17 PM Chiron Direct
Dec 17, 2020, 12:04 AM Saturn enters Aquarius
Dec 18, 2020, 12:25 PM Juno enters Sagittarius
Dec 19, 2020, 8:07 AM Jupiter enters Aquarius
Dec 20, 2020, 6:07 PM Mercury enters Capricorn
Dec 21, 2020, 5:02 AM Sun enters Capricorn
Jan 6, 2021, 5:27 PM Mars enters Taurus
Jan 8, 2021, 6:59 AM Mercury enters Aquarius
Jan 8, 2021, 10:41 AM Venus enters Capricorn
Jan 14, 2021, 3:36 AM Uranus Direct
Jan 19, 2021, 3:57 AM Vesta Retrograde
Jan 19, 2021, 3:40 PM Sun enters Aquarius
Jan 30, 2021, 10:51 AM Mercury Retrograde
Feb 1, 2021, 9:05 AM Venus enters Aquarius
Feb 18, 2021, 5:44 AM Sun enters Pisces
Feb 20, 2021, 7:52 PM Mercury Direct
Feb 21, 2021, 12:21 AM Ceres enters Aries
Feb 25, 2021, 8:11 AM Venus enters Pisces
Mar 3, 2021, 10:29 PM Mars enters Gemini
Mar 7, 2021, 4:04 PM Pallas enters Pisces
Mar 15, 2021, 6:26 PM Mercury enters Pisces
Mar 20, 2021, 5:37 AM Sun enters Aries
Mar 21, 2021, 10:16 AM Venus enters Aries
Note: Times given are Eastern Time (ET).
This Week’s Calendar
This Week’s Aspects
Mercury semi-square Chiron. Communications may be careless, hurtful, or perceived as hurtful under this influence. It can be hard to read the intention behind the words used to communicate now. There may be impatience with rules, worry or guilty feelings, and conflicting viewpoints now.
Mercury conjunct Sun. We are especially sharp, communicative, and open at this time, as our wants are aligned with our thoughts. It’s a favorable time for solving problems. What we say or write now has impact, for better or for worse!
Saturn sextile Chiron. This is a time for feeling competent, effective, and secure. We have a strong sense of both tradition and innovation. We are also more able to express our unique qualities or to go our own way, without stirring up controversy, as we act in a professional, respectful manner. We are humble, and with increased realism, we can pursue our goals with more chance of success.
Sun semi-square Chiron. The desire to learn and grow through experiences and through others is strong but may be hampered by a lack of confidence or a fear of being different.
Mercury square Mars. Impatience, hastiness, and disagreements characterize this transit. This is an unfavorable time for any kind of meeting, starting a new project, and business proposals. We can be irritable and say all the wrong things. We may be competing for the floor when it comes to expressing our ideas, thoughts, and opinions, making it difficult to engage in healthy dialogue. Mental agitation could dominate. We may stir up controversy with what we say, or how we say it.
Venus conjunct Jupiter. A potentially magical transit when we are especially generous and giving, optimistic, and kind towards others. We might also be quite indulgent under this influence. We might be tempted to overspend or overstate our feelings now. We are sociable, fun-loving, and desirous of sharing our happiness with others. We have large appetites for love and pleasure, and generosity of spirit as well. This can be an excellent influence for beginning a new relationship or financial undertaking, or for renewing and refreshing existing ties with others.
Mercury conjunct Venus. Lighthearted conversations, sociability, humor, cooperation. Good time for socializing and for communicating with ease, telling others how we feel, and negotiating. Mentally, we’re not as disciplined as usual, as we prefer to chat with others and to think about more “pleasant” things than work. Generally favorable for commerce.
Mars sextile Neptune. Inspiration might be found now, and our intuition is strong. This influence favors dancing, swimming, photography, arts, entertainment. There can be letting go of anger, or a softening of the disposition now.
Note: Times given in the table/calendar above are Eastern Time (ET).
See below for day-by-day forecasts and planets in signs. See also Transit to Transit aspects.
See also: The Astrology of 2021 – Overview.
What’s In Store By the Stars – Daily Astrology Trends
(as featured on the site’s main page and in our Daily Trends Calendar)
See also the Astrology Trends Calendar that includes these daily trend overviews and other astrological events such as ingresses, stations, and lunations.
The Moon continues to transit Sagittarius to 3:17 PM EST, sparking a desire to learn and discover. The morning’s Mercury-Chiron semi-square challenges us to communicate with more sensitivity. Mercury is retrograde, and communications can very quickly go the wrong way. While this aspect can incline us to doubt our perceptions, as the day advances, we enjoy a Mercury-Pallas conjunction and head towards a Mercury-Sun alignment, exact tomorrow morning, helping us discern and focus. We want to sort and analyze issues now. The Moon enters Capricorn at 3:17 PM, after which time we’re more clear-headed and focused on our practical priorities or ambitions.
The void Moon occurs from 1:17 AM EST, with the Moon’s last aspect before changing signs (a sextile to Mercury), until the Moon enters Capricorn at 3:52 PM EST.
The inferior conjunction of Mercury and the Sun occurs today, giving us a unique window into the past as it might impact our future. This is a good time to process recent events and ideas. We begin looking at problems or issues from a new perspective and with a new understanding. Significant new ideas are born at this time, and they’re likely to have real staying power or importance in our lives. What we say or write now has an impact, for better or for worse! However, we may not have all the facts necessary to come to a definite conclusion, and we might later have to revise plans or decisions. With a Pluto-Ceres sextile today, there may be a breakthrough in a love relationship or a more profound understanding/connection with someone we care about. We tend to seek deeper, richer contact, and we’re more aware of our attachments. There could be a stronger sense that we must let something go to move forward. The Moon spends the day in the sign of Capricorn, and we have a strong sense of responsibility, naturally taking an inventory of our priorities. With a Capricorn Moon, we strive for increased self-sufficiency, and the Moon’s trine to Mars tonight reinforces this theme.
Saturn forms a sextile to Chiron this morning, and it’s the first of three–it will recur in June and then November. This transit follows roughly along the same timeline as the Saturn-Uranus square, helping to soften some of that aspect’s rough edges. It’s a time for feeling competent, effective, and secure. This transit encourages us to express our unique qualities or go our own way without stirring up controversy by acting professionally and respectfully. There’s no need for show-boating with this aspect. It helps to humble us, and with increased realism, we can pursue our goals with better chances of success. This afternoon’s Sun-Chiron semi-square can nevertheless leave us doubting ourselves. The Moon continues its transit of Capricorn until 8:21 PM EST, after which it spends two-plus days in Aquarius. While the Aquarius Moon helps us detach a little, we’re heading toward a Mercury-Mars square, which can aggravate frustrations. Bickering is possible.
The void Moon occurs from 12:22 PM EST, with the Moon’s last aspect before changing signs (a trine to Mercury), until the Moon enters Aquarius at 8:21 PM EST.
Retrograde Mercury forms a square with Mars this morning. We could too easily find ourselves in disagreement with others, most likely because we’re communicating ineffectively or impatiently. We may be competing for the floor when expressing our ideas, thoughts, and opinions, making it difficult to engage in healthy dialogue. Mental agitation could dominate. We might stir up controversy with what we say, possibly by bringing up a controversial issue from the past, or how we say it. Ideally, we’re moved to resolve problems, but it’s best not to jump to conclusions or decisions now. Consider that tensions can lead to speaking or acting prematurely. Mental agitation may stir up and release things we’ve bottled up, however. With today’s Aquarius Moon, we seek intellectual stimulation, and we gravitate to unusual or unconventional experiences. As the day advances, we’re far more forgiving and willing to give one another the benefit of the doubt. The Moon aligns with Venus and Jupiter–planets that will align tomorrow. As well, a fabulous New Moon in Aquarius will occur tomorrow, and today’s better for winding down in preparation.
A New Moon occurs in the sign of Aquarius today, and it happens with a spectacular number of planets in the sign. The weeks ahead are good for developing more objectivity and detachment from past haunts. However, with Mercury retrograde until the 20th, we might not yet have all the information we need to push ahead. We’re in good shape to learn how something works and recognize the value of our friendships and social networks. It can be easier to distance ourselves from habits that may be holding us back. Besides the lights, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn are also in Aquarius. It’s a particularly hopeful, humanitarian, and progressive line-up, although this lunation’s square to Mars suggests we should watch for impulsiveness. All major planets are on one side of the chart within the span of two planets forming a trine (a wedge pattern), suggesting a significant concentration of focus. It can be challenging to see the other side of the coin, but it’s a good time to put effort into something special. It’s time to investigate and explore new ideas, trends, and technologies. Venus aligns with Jupiter this morning, and with its proximity to the New Moon, it takes on more power. This transit encourages much hopefulness, giving one another the benefit of the doubt, generosity, and friendliness. We’re cooperative and forgiving. This transit can also elevate our expectations! We can be indulgent or tempted to overspend or overstate our feelings. Our love of learning, exploring, and sharing are in the spotlight, and our appetite for love and pleasure especially strong. We’re opening our hearts and perhaps wallets as well.
The void Moon occurs from 2:07 PM EST, with the Moon’s last aspect before changing signs (a conjunction to the Sun), until the Moon enters Pisces the next day, Friday, February 12th, at 2:24 AM EST.
The Moon finishes its transit of Aquarius at 2:24 AM EST and enters Pisces. The Pisces Moon brings on a need to unwind, go with the flow, or accept and forgive. Breaking the routine is appealing and refreshing. Retrograde Mercury is moving toward alignment with Venus, exact early tomorrow, and we’re inclined to analyze feelings or relationships, particularly past ones. We tend to chat, socialize, and flatter when Mercury and Venus meet, and with Mercury retrograde, we tend to look back and clarify feelings or connections. We’re inclined to intellectualize emotions and affections. This is a cooperative influence that stimulates our desire for harmony and balance, and as a result, we may not dig too deeply. Mentally, we’re not as disciplined as usual, preferring to chat with others and think about pleasant things. It’s a friendly time, but it’s also a time for looking back at old issues in a new, although possibly glossed-over, way. Whether or not glossing over is helpful is the question — some things belong in the past. Indeed, our ideas feel new and exciting, even if we are recycling old perspectives.
The Moon continues its void period until 2:24 AM EST when the Moon enters Pisces.
The Moon spends the day in the sign of Pisces, and Mars sextiles Neptune today, and the day has vital go-with-the-flow energy that’s gently inspiring and boosting. Creative arts thrive, and we actively seek inspiration. Our intuitive guidance can be put to practical use, especially if it helps increase our sense of security. There can be the letting go of anger or a softening of the disposition now. We prefer to cooperate or go our own way than compete. We are ready to act on our compassion, communicating our intentions through our actions and gestures, and our intuition for making the right moves is strong. We might open up to unusual or alternative healing methods or the use of compassion and forgiveness for healing purposes. The Moon hooks right into this Mars-Neptune aspect, engaging our emotions. We’re attracted to physical expressions of emotion, including dancing, swimming, or photography.
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Moon Signs This Week:
When the Moon is in Sagittarius
The Moon is at her most optimistic and upbeat in Sagittarius. We are motivated by a need to seek the truth, and we are ready to pursue a new vision. We are not interested in details just now. Instead, we focus on the big picture. New experiences and adventures satisfy a deep emotional need. Spontaneity is the key. We may also be inclined toward overdoing and overstating. We don't want to plan ahead, and prefer to "wing it".
The Moon in Sagittarius generally favors the following activities: Adventurous activities that involve "winging it", travel, higher education, starting publishing projects, advertising, sports, physical activity.
When the Moon is in Capricorn
We become aware of the need for structure and planning ahead. We also instinctively are aware of the limitations of time. We are motivated by a desire for success. Achievement and manifestation are most important to us now. We are resourceful and don't want to waste time, energy, or resources. This can be a very sober influence--even a depressing one. However, it can also be a productive time when we look reality in the eye.
The Moon in Capricorn generally favors the following activities: Long-term activities that yield slow but steady results, practical undertakings, career issues, making a business plan, practical investments.
When the Moon is in Aquarius
Attraction to all that is new and unusual, and an instinctive need for improvement, characterize the Moon in Aquarius. Reactions are more intellectual than emotional, and interactions are more impersonal than personal, under this influence. This is a time that promotes social gatherings, dealing with group ideals and goals for the future, brainstorming, new ideas, and progressive changes. We are open to new methods of doing things and we have our eye on the future. It can be hard to stick to schedules now, as personal freedom is most important to us.
The Moon in Aquarius generally favors the following activities: Unusual or radical undertakings, social pursuits, group projects, trying something new, joining a group.
When the Moon is in Pisces
We may not want to face reality while the Moon is in dreamy, impressionable Pisces. It can be a wistful, sensitive, intuitive, and compassionate time. We are especially imaginative, and our intuition reigns under this influence. Boundaries and walls come down, as Pisces energy merges and blends. It's a time when details are overlooked and feelings defy description.
The Moon in Pisces generally favors the following activities: Imaginative undertakings, mystical or spiritual pursuits, inner development, music and drama, going on a retreat, activities involving water.
Upcoming Weeks: Calendars
THIS WEEK’S PLANETARY POSITIONS BY SIGN (General Trends):
Sun in Aquarius This is a time when your path of self-development and expression becomes more and more unusual – setting you apart from the crowd and from all that is traditional. The new, the futuristic, the high-tech are the hallmarks of your lifestyle as the cycle gets underway. Ideas and technologies that change the way people live – not just one person, but many – are a major new focus in your life. Involvement with ideals and idealistic groups enhances your sense of purpose and mission.
Mercury in Aquarius The tried and true doesn’t cut it anymore: it’s the new, the unique, and the original that catches and holds your interest now. Idealism, rationality, and critical thinking become more and more a part of your mental patterns and the way you communicate. You are inventive, original, high tech.
Venus in Aquarius A love for the unusual, a distaste for stodgy old rules and conventions, a feeling that you’re above the petty bourgeois stuff and nonsense: that’s what a new cycle brings into your life now. (“I love humanity; it’s people I can’t stand!”) Unconventional romantic and social connections are likely at a time like this.
Mars in Taurus Making the most of what you’ve got, striving for security and stability: that’s the impulse that stirs in you as a new cycle begins in your life. New frontiers? That’s kid’s stuff for you now! What you want is to build something that will last: a pyramid, a Great Wall – you know, that sort of thing. Steady, patient, solid: that’s your style now.
Jupiter in Aquarius Innovation, reform, and idealism are your paths to growth and gain now. New, futuristic ideas are part of this, but it’s more than that: putting them into practice is essential because this is much more than empty idealism. A break from the past, a willingness to flaunt convention.
Saturn in Aquarius Ideals are in for a period of testing, as a new phase begins in your life. What are principles worth, unless they are put into practice? That’s an important question for you now. This could mean you may be disappointed by causes you believe in – but if you abandon your principles, you lose.
Uranus in Taurus Practicality and ingenuity combine as powerful drives in your life now that you have begun a new cycle. Taking innovative concepts and making them real and practical is your strong suit; getting stuck in the mud is to be avoided at all costs. Financial savvy, inventiveness, worldly genius.
Neptune in Pisces Things spiritual and psychic take the driver’s seat of your imagination as you begin a new cycle. The fine arts and all manner of fantasies assume a larger-than-life importance. Surrendering to fate, karma, and other powers greater than merely mortal may be seen as the ultimate liberation. If all is Maya (illusion), what is the reality that gives rise to the world of appearances?
Pluto in Capricorn As this new phase dawns for you, the pursuit of social/political power and status has a way of seeming necessary and inevitable – and let nothing stand in its way. It starts out small but has bigger consequences than you’d think. Ambition, responsibility, a place for everyone, and everyone in their place…
The interpretations in this box are from the Day Watch software.
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