OOB until the 10th of June, Mercury enters the nurturing sign of Cancer on the 28th of May.
Mercury is a little out of sync in Cancer, finding some minor dignity only between 10-20° of the sign. Being a Water sign, Cancer is far too emotional for “all-in-my-head” Mercury and with the planet being OOB* for the earlier part of its stay there may mean that we have an overflow of rationality when it comes to sentiments and feelings or, our poetic vein and story-telling could reach new heights! Let’s not forget that Mercury in the myth is also the trickster and the prankster.
keeping calm may be a problem....
The New Moon will occur at 02°04’ Gemini (antiscion 27°56’ Cancer).
This is a very inquisitive, intellectual Moon, hard to pin down emotionally due to its constantly changing feelings caused by its tendency to over-rationalise everything. Under pressure this Moon is not very reliable and commitment issues may surface.
New Moons are times when we are invited to set our intentions for the month to come regarding that area of our life which the Moon is illuminating in this lunar phase. People most affected by this New Moon will be those with [...]
…look inside, you’ll find the answer there
Jupiter stations retrograde at 27°14’ Capricorn (antiscion 2°46 Sagittarius). It is the 4th planet to turn retrograde over the last 30 days (Pluto, Saturn and Venus are already retrograde) and Mercury and Neptune will follow suit in June making for a total of 6 planets retrograde.
During Jupiter’s transit of Capricorn we may have already experienced a sense of repressed or curtailed freedom where fear of the truth or of knowing too much could be or have been very present in our lives, this effect may be felt on a personal level as the [...]
and tired is the new normal...
Although in its own triplicity in Pisces, Mars tends nevertheless to lose itself a little in this sign. Energies are scattered and vitality is often low which might lead to a tendency to brooding and introspection.
On the other hand, Mars in Pisces is often gifted with an unusual intuitive accuracy but frequently prefers to win by yielding itself to the other as it moves from one mood to another with great ease thus creating confusion in the adversary. Helplessness is often used as a weapon “poor me” in the hope of creating a bad conscious in the [...]
Time to analyse our relationship patterns
Venus stops in its tracks at 21°49’ Gemini (antiscion 8°11’ Cancer) and remains OOB until 2nd June. It will station direct on 24th June at 5°21’ Gemini (antiscion 24°39’ Cancer).
Venus in Gemini is known for being flirty and also for its refined social skills although it dislikes commitment both sentimentally and financially. Venus in Gemini enjoys a lot of mental fertility and it reflects a lot on matters of the heart (usually deciding that single is better than partnered) since it is far too rational to be interested in steady love [...]
Mercury enters one of the signs that it rules on the 12th of May and goes OOB at 9° Gemini on the 16th remaining in this condition until the 10th of June when it will be at 12° Cancer.
Mercury is obviously in his element here, a rational and agile thinker open to new ideas and experimentations, puns and intellectual flexibility are also part of the game although Mercury is also the prankster of the zodiac and here words could be used to alter the truth in some way!
The OOB status could make this planet very versatile indeed with great curiosity and a real talent [...]
Sorting out the possible from the impossible….
Saturn will break its brief journey in Aquarius stationing retrograde at 01°57’ on the 11th of May, re-entering Capricorn where it will station direct at 25°20’ on the 29th of September.
Saturn is the planet of restriction and order rewarding hard work and perseverance. In Aquarius it concerns social order and reform but it also demonstrates a wariness towards all types of innovations and experiments. In Capricorn it favours social hierarchy, ambition and self-discipline.
At the start and at the end of each retrograde period the [...]
This Full Moon will occur at 17°20’ Scorpio (antiscion 12°40’ Aquarius).
Full Moons are also known to be times when things climax, when we decide that enough is enough for certain aspects of our life because we avert an intensified conflict between two major areas of our life and we need to find a way to honour both.
They shine a light on the area that is “hidden” and in this case, in traditional astrology, all matters concerning the 8th house and the sign of Scorpio. The axis involved is the 2nd-8th and involves questions such as: the constructor vs the [...]
The transiting nodes are reality checks on our soul path…
On May 5th, the Lunar Nodes will ingress the Gemini/Sagittarius axis after having been in the Cancer/Capricorn polarity since 7th November 2018. Thus, the modality will change from Cardinal (Water/Earth) to Mutable (Air/Fire).
With Nord Node transiting Gemini (ruled by Mercury), our communicative faculties are enhanced providing we are ready and willing to learn how to mingle and mix with other people (Gemini) and not just our family (previous NN in Cancer). However, if you find yourself insisting that your view is the only one [...]