October 20, 2021 Aries Full Moon Astrology Forecast

The Sun and the opposing Moon will bring your domestic life and close relationships front and center in your life with the beginning of the full moon and into the next two weeks of the lunar phase. Oppositional forces, like the considerations of the workplace versus pressure at home, get you where you need to be and where you want to be, the same way tension and pressure creates diamonds, any stress now will have a purifying effect by the time you come out on the other side of it.

Pay attention to relationship dynamics during this phase. In the sign of Aries, we tend to be focused more on what we want and need, just as though we were children — because Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, and represents children, and all those ego centered needs. Don’t get too lost in the Aries pull! Take the time to understand your motivations and think of others. You will see that relationship dynamics and negative feelings are the cause of schisms.

Your mood is strong, and if you have something in your head at that point, just like Aries the ram, it might be a little headstrong and willing to fight! This Full Moon in Aries will show a clear miscommunication of feelings and passion. Not only will those with strong Aries influences feel the pull of this full moon, Libra, the opposition sign to Aries, will also be touched by this strong cardinal energy.

If you have a personal planet less than five degrees from the full moon ( which occurs at 27 degrees of Aries), you will feel an explosion of confidence – use it wisely to advance for noble goals or good causes rather than collide with others to get to the top. Think back to the prior new moon on October 6 – were there any projects that began then that might be reaching an intense pitch now? With Mercury retrograde just out from under us, and more planets wavering in their retrograde places, we might be inclined to think back on the past and see how much we accomplished and what still remains to finish. Many will be relieved to know that we are emerging from the chaos of retrograde Mercury and that retrograde Mercury is coming to an end as we free ourselves from its shadow period.

The influence of the 20 October Full Moon combined with the influence of a New Moon on the 6 October and its conjunction with Mars will continue to produce energy, passion, initiative, anger, vengeful spirit.

Part of the reason is that the Aries Full Moon opposes Mars in Libra and squaring Pluto in Capricorn. Hot on the heels of Mercury finally going direct, Aries energy will be there to give more fuel to the fire. Passion and desire and physical expression are all features of this brazen and bold energy. At its best, it can inspire heroic acts.

Use this Aries energy to explore your inner warrior, the glory of your physical body, both in sex and action, push your limits to discover your own leadership and take on the leader role in your own life. It is a time for yourself, and also, what you can do for others in your personal life. Make room for others, and deepen your understanding of the most important relationships in our lives, and our egos will begin to wane.

This Full Moon will put your usual commitments to the test in order to keep things in order, so it is time to let them go to defend your needs and personal ties. You may face a power struggle or related showdown with your so-called dating, business partner or close friend. The opposition of the Sun and Moon creates harmonious contact signals, so this is a good time to get projects under way, apply for a job you’ve been thinking about, or look for a new income opportunity you thought you didn’t have.

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October 6, 2021 Libra New Moon Astrology Forecast

This Libra New Moon is going to kick off new spiritual meanings and opportunities on October 6 – and make available to us new energies to align with. There will passionate and igniting energies, and some may feel this as anger. There may be restlessness and and a radical shift in perspective that has us re-examining what karma means – and what we’ve done to incur good or bad karma. To complicate things, Uranus will aspect this moon, to agitate us further. Small bodies in the heavens such as asteroids will stir up additional conflicts. Be aware of yourself and don’t take arguments too far! Tone down your urge to be combative.

Mars will give you an extra push to get projects done, staying in Libra until October 30th, first, even while the sun will be departing from Libra energies on October 22. It will be an excellent time to redecorate, re-design, re-imagine life by pulling on those Libra talents that appreciate the artistic, and mingle with the crowd – maybe even plan now for your Halloween party!

All these aspects with Uranus and Mars may not be doing much for your work-life balance, but the New Moon is going to help you reset and rethink your boundaries. All that Libra energy is there to be tapped into doing what Libra does best, which is strike the harmonic balance in relationship. This is an excellent time to commit to personal goals and catch up with friends. Check in with your network, set aside some special time to renew those ties.

All these planets and asteroid converging in Libra help create an element of air into our reality. This element dominates our daily life and will be there to help us tap into inspiration and discover new mindsets. The wind of change follows these aspects, opening our minds and lives to new possibilities.

As the ruler of Libra, Venus will guide you through your familiar house full of commitment, ties and close personal relationships. As the ruling planet and ruler of Libra’s New Moon, Venus moves into Scorpio, turning watery, dark and deep for the autumn season.  Venus brings the right astrological weather for intimate bonds to grow stronger and more intense.

On the same day as the New Moon in Libra, Pluto changes from direct to retrograde in April. The day on which the planets are directly stationed is considered a day of strength, and it coincides with the theme of the new moon, which we will sit up and take notice. 

We will feel Pluto’s deep and powerful activating force, so this New Moon seems to be a good opportunity to reflect on the transformation in one’s life, the changes of the year, and what we have sown and reaped in the harvest season. Especially now, in these autumnal days and nights when the veil between worlds becomes thin.

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September 20, 2021 Pisces Full Moon Astrology Forecast

Pisces is where this month’s full moon takes center stage.

Do you feel the upcoming Mercury Retrograde draw closer? You might be noticing little bits of Mercury ahead of his backward travel. He might already be forcing you to update software and fix things that need your attention around the house, and this is even more important as you initiate anything during the shadow period to realize you may have to go back over it once more. Stick to finishing things you’ve already started and you may get more accomplished in the long run.

The Pisces full moon will coincide with the last Mercury Retrograde of 2021. The spiritual significance of the full moon in September 2021 is associated with optimism, generosity, happiness and good news. The Pisces full moon on September 20 will come on the heels of Mercury’s trine to Jupiter for a tight configuration here. This is a good signal that lucky events or news is coming your way! Brace yourself for good things!

While you need to be concerned about the retrograde activity coming up, the Jupiter and Mercury trine may put you in situations where initiating new things and signing contracts can’t be put off. If you’re in that situation, recognize that luck often only comes around once, and jump on it, even if its making plans for business, legal affairs, anticipating new travel. Cross your fingers that this trine will aid you by increasing your odds of success. Even if you have to tweak a thing or do later, there will be some events that require you to jump with with both feet, in full conviction. Embrace the expansive energy that Jupiter brings if this happens.

This cycle is known as a Harvest moon, a term with history in early American roots up through the Colonial period, and even European ties. According to the Almanac, the harvest moon rises several nights in a row at the same time. With this advantage, this gave extra light to see by and finish the last of the harvest’s work. This means we are on the cusp of autumn, the season of harvest. Now is an excellent time to look back with the retrograde also upon us, to ask ourselves what we learned, what did not serve us, what we can harvest in our lives and cut away and throw out. Consider what remains of your 2021 carefully – use it to indicate positive change and reward yourself for all you’ve accomplished.

Venus entered Scorpio on September 10. You may find that this is not the happiest place for Venus, and it will have an effect on your money matters. Just take a deep breath and budget as best you can for unexpected circumstances, and remember to take care of your own needs as well. Keep purchases to a minimum, as you may find you have to return them later, either for extra money or because there was another issue.

Pisces energy will give us the space to honor our inclinations, encouraging and inspiring you to explore culture, art, music, drawing, singing, and all things creative. The full moon creates a delightful emotional energy for cosmis vibrations, letting us get in touch with the subconscious nature of Pisces that wants to dissolve in the spirit of everything. Even if we can’t put our finger on what we want, we will yearn to express our deep feelings.


This Pisces moon is an incredible time to tap into your intuition. Look to your meditations, bring out your gemstones or crystals for a full moon charge. Pisces will want to sprinkle a touch of the divine upon you, bringing you visions and supernatural closeness to the universe.

Your incredible Pisces sensitivity will be turned up during this time, and you may find difficulties in life are painful, but if you rise to the challenges of catharsis, your reward will result in happy, positive outcomes. You and others will be drawn to a deeper appreciation and respect for themselves, rather than engaging in self-loathing. And you will find that, driven by this part of your mind, you feel more balanced and serene.

For all zodiac signs, a dreamy, fuzzy mood is created for Pisces, Pisces and Neptune conjunctions. For relationships that are already struggling, this may make it harder to get clarity or sort out a situationship, and now may see endings that are hard to understand while it is happening, but much clearer when distance is achieved. Expect much ghosting, perhaps on your end or someone else’s.

Mars will be opposite this Moon, which can cause explosive emotional outbursts and inflame tempers. Saturn will square Venus in Scorpio, making the energy around Venus more muted and solemn at this point.

The Sun, in Virgo at the opposite of the Moon, may see you examining your career or marriage or social set with more intense focus over the next two weeks of the lunar phase, in which the sun will move onto the next sign. This motion will encourage you to finish any open business and seek resolutions to any ongoing issues.

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September 6, 2021 Virgo New Moon Astrology Forecast

The new moon at 14 degrees of Virgo is going to kick off the next cycle of cosmic events on September 6 …This is the last new moon of the summer!

If you keep your eyes open, the month will bring many new blessings to your romance sector. Virgo will help bring us a new start when it comes to organizing and welcoming us into better health and wellness routines.

You begin the month with the sweet ray of Venus in Libra, where she shines and expresses happily and well, smoothing over relationships, encouraging our sense of beauty. The new moon in Virgo will bring together the rest of your mind and heart and help you reflect on the past year and what you accomplished with Virgo’s critical eye. The mood of this new moon will be of happiness and satisfaction, radiating to your friendships and goals. Use that energy to set new and exciting aspirations! Not long after the new moon, Venus will carve pathways to intense Scorpio on September 10th, and this may have impacts on your workplace or relationships involving finance.

At the turn of the year, Virgo New Moon is one of the most auspicious days of the year of love for that New Moon day. The service-oriented spirit of Virgo and the solar system’s major planets are offering momentum for this new moon to get our goals off the ground and even discover new ones. If you are personally connected to one of the planets within five degrees of the New Moon (14 degrees Virgo) then you will feel the exuberant thrill of the New Moon even more.

With this new moon, the sun and moon are in harmony with the earth sign in Virgo. Discernment, pragmatism, and perfectionism with be emphasized. Virgo energy loves to get into a methodical groove, but rebellious Uranus will be forming a trine with the sun and the moon, and may make some sudden changes that will help you accomplish your goals, though the changes might be uncomfortable at the outset! Uranus reminds us to embrace the exciting whirring of life and unexpected magic. Uranus will be in Taurus, while Venus will occupy Scorpio, forming an interesting opposition as the planets will be in signs they do not always express well in – Venus longs to be in Taurus, and Uranus longs to be in Scorpio, so their tension grows with the opposition.

The best time to start a new project is during the increasing lunar phase between September 6th and 20th (full moon). The New Moon can be a new beginning or an open door for you, depending on where it falls in your zodiac sign. This is why it’s important to know your rising sign that starts at your 1st house.

After an intense August, which has presented us with challenges, we’re catching a break from the cosmos. Now is a time to remind ourselves to take a breath, appreciate what’s around us, and use Virgo power to tap into our inner strength and resilience. Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto have been in retrograde, slowing things down. Virgo encourages this pause, as the Virgo is the 6th house, a house in “retreat.” We can concentrate and meditate better here. We are readying ourselves to make heartfelt decisions, to dump that loser or connect with your crush. Gather that energy to take the big leap that Uranus will offer us!

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August 22, 2021 Aquarius Full Moon Astrology Forecast

Aquarius is shaking us up this week for the full moon of August 22. Aquarius is challenging us to look at things with different eyes. Aquarius wants us to get to know the radical, the new, the unusual and we have to engage with an open mind. We can’t continue with dualist thinking where everything is right or wrong and nothing in between. Now is a time for considering all the shades of gray we haven’t been working with. Now is the time.

The spiritual significance of the full moon will touch us on many levels, from the spiritual to the material. A conjunction with Jupiter will amplify and cast a light on your inner emotional life, and you may find yourself engaging in the occult, building new rituals, writing your thoughts down, and journaling. Enjoy this emotionally potent period and you will find validation by sharing and engaging with others. The orbit of happiness Jupiter in Aquarius indicates that you will receive a happy break or message that will excite you.  

The Full Moon has the potential to amplify change, activate our longing for greater freedom and let us focus on what is necessary to transform our lives. The Full Moon in Aquarius gives us the feeling that we can accomplish things that we stalled by self-doubt, and the eccentricity that comes with the sign works cunningly to take us to new and interesting places. Our desire for adventure may well be satisfied this week with a push from Aquarius!

Aquarius offers us symbols of enlightenment of higher and greater truths that enable us to find closure and liberate ourselves from anything holding us back. The first Aquarian full moon last month was seen as the entry point of energy, the beginning of a cycle, and the second Aquarian full moon of the year will be seen as the completion and winding down of that energy. Looking back to the July 23 full moon to give yourself a fuller picture of your transformation, if this full moon feels incomplete in any way, that moon in July may point the way. 

This full moon is also the culmination of a point that comes not only from August 8 in Leo – the opposite sign of Aquarius – but also from the new moon in Aquarius on February 11, 2021. 

If you are a creative being, you may have to push through to find your inspiration. You may realize that it is necessary to redesign your living space, you feel an urge to nest and arrange things to your comfort. You may be experiencing some upheaval as a result of this full moon, but the silver lining is you can use this energy to clear out things and people that no longer serve you and create space for positive change.

The sun will also enter Virgo on the tails of this full moon lunation. This means Jupiter’s alignment with the Moon urges you to make quick decisions to improve your life. The truth is that you have to slow down and evaluate and reflect on the cosmic energy that drives you forward. Part of you will want to take it easy and reflect, but the faster moving energy will not grant you the time. 

With the Sun at its furthest in the sky on August 22, independent of your zodiac sign, your energy and solar energy may feel exhausted. Even though you may feel a little low, there’s great momentum behind this full moon, so don’t get left behind. 

During this time, the expansive planet Jupiter in Aquarius is retrograde and connects with the full moon in contrast to the sun.

The full moon represents inner life, the solar house, and public life. We are invited to unite as a collective and take our own unique paths. As the second full moon to strike Leo this season, the August full moon is also a blue moon –  adding to its unique rebelliousness.

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August 8, 2021 – Leo New Moon Astrology Forecast

The new moon on August 8th activates the Leo energy in all of us and it is the perfect time to find inner confidence – think of the confidence of the proud and sleek lion – allow us to transcend our borders and feel the unlimited potential of our being. Aquarius is a leader in innovation and authenticity, and Leo will be able to engage with influence and self-expression. The desire to connect with people and the universe will be strong.

The universe sends out vibes to make romance a bigger part of your life than usual. For those affected by the new moon in their 7th house, the house of partnership, your relationships with significant others, dear friends and close colleagues will come under scrutiny and criticism, and it is time to develop inventive new approaches to common goals. It may sound counter-intuitive at first, but these moments will take you in the right direction. Romance might be a big part of it!   

The best time to make new changes is during this increasing lunar phase between August 8th and 22nd, when this new moon culminates into the full moon. Uranus will help you in a unique and perhaps unexpected way. The new moon affects all signs of the zodiac, but Leo and Aquarius will be more sensitive to the energies released during this time.

Leo is everything to do with fun, creativity romance, sexiness, and self-expression, and this is where the new moon will bring out those energies. This New Moon calls for a party of sweet romance, joy and laughter – our challenge will come from the interruption of Saturn and Uranus who will want to join the party, but end up dragging it down. Their presence means we will have to work this time a little harder to find the silver lining to this month’s new moon. Leo will certainly equip us to live up the challenge and find that silver lining, and make it work for us! The moon will only give us a day, but during that day it will launch serious energy and impact wherever you go.

Keep an eye out for the next major astrological event for Leo, which is the full moon in Aquarius on August 22. We’ll cover it more in depth as we get close to that magical date, but make note of it, as will be the second Aquarian full moon in a row. The universe might be telling us something!

The new moon is here to radiate new and important energies into the universe, and we want to be well equipped to ride those cosmic rays when we are fortunate enough to be present for it. The new moon will have the power to regenerate and rejuvenate us. Just like we sometimes have to restart our computers, reboot our phones, this new moon will give us a spiritual reboot and the opportunity to start over, but with fresh insights. The New Moon in August 2021 in Leo affects all zodiac signs, and Taurus, Leo, and Scorpio might also find they are feeling the friction. New chapters will begin for those who are in fixed signs.

For those fixed signs, this moon might not be the most enjoyable as Leo might have promised, but could come with the seeds of greatness if they sow them now. The warm and sunny New Moon in Leo will spark new aspirations, faith projects, plans and undertakings that will open up innovative thinking and visionary ideas. The Leo New Moon on August 8 will illuminate the way forward and leading the way to compassion and understanding.

This energy will make the veil between the dimensions thinner and make it easier for our loved ones, angels and spirit guides to find us when we most need it. Stay away from the ego and work with the beautiful energy that is available. For you Leos, you are a bold force to be reckoned with, and you will all feel elevated during this lunation.

Lively, pumping and chatty, this New Moon will make you feel as though it is a reward as a direct result of all the work you have put in. If this moon is hitting your 4th house, his Moon will spur you to make changes in domestic affairs, and you may find yourself ordering a security system, or redefining what security means in an emotional sense.

Sun in conjunction with Moon represents the end of a cycle and the beginning of a new 28-day cycle. The new moon in August 2021 will be in the constellation of Leo on August 8, 2021 at 4.14 pm, making it one of the most important planetary aspects of the challenging square of Uranus. It shakes things up, turns them upside down, and we are forced to see things in a new way. The star of the lion’s head bestows cruelty and hardheartedness, but also courage in the face of sudden changes in circumstances.

Ride this big cat into bold and brave new dreams! Use Leo’s playful impulse to embrace your biggest ambitions – it may seem a little disorienting, but don’t worry, the Lions have you. It’s a time for ambition.

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July 23, 2021 – Aquarius Full Moon Astrology Forecast

This lunation, Venus is on the move from July 21 to August 15, and this is going to change the tone of things in our private lives. We’ve been swimming in a Cancer season, and so has Venus, but now she is looking toward the high flying lifestyle of Leo – dramatic, fun, and sexy. You may have been feeling the friction at home before when you were just trying to relax with a good book and a summer cocktail. Turns out, you may have been a bit ahead of yourself. 

The full moon blossoms and will take your career with it when it meets Saturn there – you will be met with challenges. It can feel ruthless, depressing, constraining, and just as though you’re stuck in a rut. In order to get your spinning wheels unstuck, you may want to look at things differently and be less rigid in your plans. Learn how to bend instead of break and you will get more accomplished. These next few weeks will appreciate your shift in attitude, as Saturn will want you to build something that lasts.

The New Moon on July 9 may have forced us to look in the mirror, and we weren’t ready for what we saw there. This mood may have carried into other areas, for though the moon is courting that 1st degree in Aquarius where we let our freak flag fly, it may seem like you’re being picked on or forced into contrary directions. Every time you push your comfort zone, you’re getting pushed back. 

If life feels boring and banal, the Aquarius full moon won’t stand for it. The Full Moon comes just in time to remind you of what is important and catapult you into change. During the full moon, the Sun, the ruler of your outer self, forms an exact opposition to the Moon. That uncomfortable look into the mirror you had on July 9th may be back again to shed light on the things we weren’t ready to address. 

If you feel the desire to let go of something in your life during this Full Moon, you can start to get an intuitive pull or inspiration that a change is underway. This change may feel immaterial at the time of this Moon, but don’t worry, the next Aquarius Full Moon in August will help you see things more clearly. 

This month’s full moon will offer something to everyone, regardless of sign. The gift of the full moon in Aquarius will come to us in the form of new experiences, an opportunity to walk through the door to new worlds awaiting us. This Full Moon in Aquarius will help you embrace your true best self and drive out the haters. Embrace yourself! And all that makes you unique, as Aquarius will highlight those qualities of yourself that make you special. That evening of July 23 and into the 24, we will reach the climax of the lunar cycle with a full moon in the sign of Aquarius. This is one of only two Aquarian full moons that we will experience over the next month. They will work together in harmonic dance. We will find out what shakes us up when an Aquarian full moon is associated with the next full moon on August 22.   

The two-month transit ends on September 20, shifting the focus back to home, family and committed relationships. This week the sun exits dreamy, watery Cancer and enters the glamorous constellation Leo, and we come out of the energy building we had in Aquarius during the first two Full Moons as we move forward to enjoy those we love and plan for what is to come. This week’s energy feels fast as we move from one chapter to another, and the breath of fresh air that arrives with the full moon is when we realize that we are who we are supposed to be. 

Pluto amplifies this energy, and we may have experiences that heighten our sense of the mysterious, the magical, and the ethereal. Enjoy the feeling! This will not only improve our lives without work or compromise and bring more domestic, family and committed relationships into our lives, but also bring more work into the transformation and growth of these areas in the coming months. With the Sun and Moon facing each other 180 degrees, July’s Full Moon will shine in all its glory. 

You may feel driven to produce or engage in extra activity, and experience a level of ambition that makes you want to succeed. This may also lead to friction and frustration if you do not achieve that success, so check to make sure you haven’t set the bar too high and learn to engage in gratitude for what you already have while you’re shooting for the stars – you can do both! Take some time to relax while you’re conquering the world.

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July 9, 2021 Cancer New Moon Astrology Forecast

For this new moon, the luminaries are united in sign – Cancer is the domain of the 4th house, the private center of our lives, our domestic space, where our soul resides and the moon is in dignity. Family, hearth and home unite here. On June 20, the sun marked its highest point in the sky, heralding the start of the summer season. Now is the time to relax under the radiant glow of the mid summer sun, to revel in the finer moments of summer – on the beach, nursing a cocktail, reading a book in a hammock under the dappled green. The season the crab brings with it a tenderness.

During this time, we are encouraged to evaluate our emotional stability and security to ensure that we stand on a solid foundation of which we can continue to dream of our future goals. With the beginning of July, the fiery sun continues to swim in the tidal pool of Cancer.

On July 9, a new moon enters Cancer, triggering a new beginning. This is a time to nurture our foundations, including the foundations that we have built for ourselves. Everything must be nurtured and honored. The New Moon opens doors to our lives, accentuated by our rising or sun signs.

The New Moon in July 2021 is well placed for all of us to experience the new and exciting into our lives, along with greater self-awareness. Neptune’s retrograde step, which extends from June 24 to December 1, strengthens intuition during this time. Unexpected opportunities and a willingness to change can help overcome setbacks. The best time to start a new project is during the increasing lunar phase between July 9 and 23, when the moon is waxing. The influence of the new moon on July 9 will last about four weeks until the new moon on August 8.

The path to independence will also have challenges. We are still in the midst of a Mercury in retrograde hangover that finally stationed direct on June 22. This time, Venus is keen to throw a wrench into our plans with this new moon. Delays and limitations will make themselves known, take stock of your love life and your bank account, as the goddess of love and money will evoke these themes. These two areas of our life, love and money, will feel the most stress during this new moon. There may be new partnerships or new compromises on the horizon. Weigh everything carefully, including your options.

Romantic Venus entered the constellation of Leo on June 27 and encouraged passion and generosity in relationships. Come to the new moon on July 9th, invite your loved ones to celebrate in your new bright place.

The Universe focuses on building new stability in one of the most important areas of your life and getting you to move out of your comfort zone and make a fresh start. If you are not stable, judge why you feel the way you do, and improve as you progress. Shaking things up will not work if you lose touch with your personal emotional strength and its roots in the soul. 

The measures you take in the days after July 9 will culminate in a full moon on December 18, 2021. Plant your seeds now, take note and measure the growth – you may come further than you would have imagined in a few months.

Remember that it is important to feel good and to give ourselves a time to rest. Recover under the united sun and moon, they will shine upon and you lend you the strength you need. In the domestic area of your chart, the Sun and Moon refine issues surrounding home, house, property, heritage, and where your family truly comes from. When you give yourself a fresh start, focus on how you feel settled, safe and secure. 

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June 24, 2021 Capricorn Full Moon Astrology Forecast

This is a time of sensitive and fluctuating moods, and Cancer moon natives will feel this especially. A wonderful time to concentrate on arts, hobbies at home, aligning with the nourishing effects of water, helping loved ones, keeping shy from strangers and keeping one’s private life hidden from public view.

Capricorn Full Moon on June 24 at 3 degrees will be in close proximity to the Galactic Center, bringing us the potential for success, ambition, honesty and spirituality. This is an excellent lunar phase to repel lies and defy deception, carried through with the undercurrent of the solar eclipse from June 10. The spiritual significance of the full moon correlates with buoyant feelings, euphoria, and a desire to give more, and receive in turn.

This full moon in Capricorn at 3 degrees will create different types of tension, relating to the fact that the moon is least comfortable here, but still generous – the moon wants to be in Cancer, but has no choice but to be in its Fall in Capricorn, where it gazes upon the place it wishes to be. Whether this Full Moon brings a climax, achievement, end or turning point depends on where it falls in your rising Sun sign. Be aware that if you are a Cancer focused person with aspects relating to this house and sign, you may have a harder time expressing yourself emotionally during this time, but career may hold different challenges or successes if you are able to achieve a balance in this polarity.

The Full Moon falls in the house of career or public exposure, making the last days of the month ideal for a presentation or launching an important project you have been working on. This will not stop you from concentrating on what matters most to you. You might want to refer to June 14 and compare how this full moon affects you now, as that date was an important aspect involving a Saturn and Uranus square. You may feel the reverberations through this Capricorn moon, which is ruled by Saturn.

Your ambitions may come alive in both career and the public face of romantic relationships, forcing you to work for what you want in work and play, emotionally. Express how you feel and remind yourself that hard work has rewards, if you are patient. Stormy emotions will dominate the day of the Full Moon.

Earlier this month a new moon and solar eclipse opened new doors to you in the area of relationships. It would be fantastic if you could develop new relationships with your partner and do new things in bed together, but passion is not fuelled by love. Do not expect things to manifest immediately as these doors are special and can take a while to open.

Venus in the late degrees of Cancer may be reserving gratitude for you efforts in relationship. She may offer more potential for love and leisure, a time for play. With this Full Moon, the mood is set fore the betterment of relationships that you have been steadily nurturing, not only in romance but in teamwork and work partners. Investments will pay off, and it will be a doubly good time to seek out new investments, planting the seed now for greater fortune later.

The Sun in Cancer at 3 degress, and Venus at 27 degrees of Cancer, while Moon and Pluto (Earth) are in Capricorn, resulting in polarity. With Moon in Cancer, celebrate the success of long-term professionals and others with the notoriety and authority necessary to follow the call of your craft or knowledge in professional and employment life. As the Moon moves into Capricorn and your ambitious vocation house, your visibility and how your present yourself will illuminate the position you occupy in public.

This aspect promotes a little selfishness in a way that makes us take care of our own needs. A balance between these two energies must be found and this Full Moon invites us to do so. This builds us up in the time and energy that cosmos demands of us, but also lets us down.

Lean into a little work-life balance. Remember how you felt during the full moon and lunar eclipse of Sagittarius on April 26. The eclipses delivered their messages through to last month on May 26. Other energies will present messages on June 26, echoing in the aftermath of the lunar eclipse. This full Moon will also bring into focus all matters regarding work from home situations, remote work, and telecommuting as the energies of home and career are united, in the same way that the moon (home, private life) is united with the sign of Capricorn (career). The world is slowly and steadily transforming from the initial effects from the pandemic, and we may be a bit shell-shocked in this recovery phase as we pick up the pieces.

An optimistic and generous sextile to Jupiter will shine upon us. Take advantage of it when the opportunity for feasting, parties, and big thoughts arise. With more and more people getting vaccinated, there is a general cultural mood and desire for celebration. Jupiter will be inviting many to come out of their shell and party more. Moveable feasts will be around every corner as the world comes alive.

Mercury recently came out of retrograde on June 22 and is now in the shadow period. From now until July 7, your confused messages and thoughts from the past few weeks will begin to clear up. After three long and uncomfortable weeks of miscommunications, meltdowns and malfunctioning planets, communication will finally be back on track. Jupiter’s happy sextile will be in the mood to help you celebrate.

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Virgo New Moon at 25 Degrees: Reorganizing Retrogrades

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We are experiencing a mighty week with the Virgo new moon upon us at 25 degrees, September 17, 2020 at 7 am. We will have a difficult time accessing the more sensitive side of our emotions under the influence of Virgo, who organizes, plans, and analyzes, who communicates and creates firm boundaries. The moon and sun both firmly planted in that 25th degree are more interested in straightforward answers to direct questions, and this energy will be at play at work as well as at home. Perhaps with so many little ones heading back into school — or staying home for an extended and undetermined time period — this will be where our ability to plan our days, our diets, our exercises, our tasks, will be put to the test and we will have to answer for our shortcomings as well as our successes. More likely still, anything that has been hidden in our personal lives or career will have to be aligned to a more harmonious center. It was fine in the world of pre-2020 to be a workaholic, or to be a stay at home parent. Perhaps those roles are being mixed, reversed, and muddied. Virgo is here to establish new ground rules.

There is an order to the cosmos, and there is an order to reading an astrological chart. Normally, I would delve into other, closer planets, but it is suitable to discuss Mars, who has begun his retrograde through the sign of Aries, at 27 degrees. This puts him at a slight inconjunct to the sun and the moon, and if we are set back by the troubles of Mars attempting to express himself and failing, we may feel the brunt of that in ways that are not easy to resolve. Neighbors may chomp at the bit and never solve their arguments, people who are meant to assist us might be uncommonly, and irrationally, defiant. Plans that were meant to be carried through, suddenly fall through because of someone else’s poor planning. Stopping to take a breath and be calm will serve you well here.

Mercury is important in this lunation because Mercury rules over Virgo. Mercury is transiting through Libra at 17 degrees, and may help balance out the Virgo earthiness with an intellectual air and a dash of beauty, softening and facilitating others through communication. Also at a slight inconjunct to Mercury is Neptune at 19 degrees of Pisces, which may allow our communications to be less than honest. At best, we can hope for a fairly innocuous flattery, but be careful with how far you take it under the influence of Neptune.

Venus is at 12 degrees of Leo, pouring fire onto the mix. She represents the female, the mother, the wife, and she may provide a powerful feminine force to the raucous journey Mars has been taking us on. More importantly, she also has everything to do with matters of love and fortune. We may be star struck by a glittering attraction, or better yet, the potential to earn money or be visited by and unexpected windfall with Uranus in Taurus forming a square to Venus as well. The square may create tension here, and if it is not an unexpected windfall, it could also be an unexpected bill! It’s no accident that scientists have been a buzz lately about the sighting of phosphine gas in Venus’s atmosphere.

At one end of this chart in Capricorn, sharing the same earth element as Virgo and Taurus, the heavyweight of the ring: Jupiter at 17 degrees, Pluto at 22 degrees, and Saturn at 27 degrees. Jupiter already began forward motion earlier, and now it is Saturn who is grinding to a halt and preparing to move forward again. We may not want to contemplate that during this summer, and since the early spring, we have in fact been in a holding pattern while backward moving time lords quietly rearranged the furniture while we were out. They will be opening doors soon for us to come back in and give us an opportunity to put things back to rights. They are not finished with us yet! 

A long last, we should have spent this period reformulating plans, discarding ideas that did not work, rethinking our long term plans, regretting too much expansion in all the wrong areas, and considering how much we had to contract. Once Saturn and Jupiter move forward together, we will have a little time to say good bye to Capricorn before they slip into Aquarius and martial new challenges for us. No doubt, Saturn’s journey through Aquarius will be only the beginning of a recovery from our present, and the taskmaster and disciplinarian will want us to be on our best behavior.