VIRGO FULL MOON and FIRE TRINES

February 27, 2015 § Leave a comment

full Moon owlFULL MOON IN VIRGO

March 5, 2015 at 10:05 am PT is a full Moon in Virgo. Under the influence of intelligent and practical Earth sign Virgo, you can complete what you started, get organized, and pay attention to details. This Virgoan full Moon trines Pluto in Capricorn, and is ideal to structure your finances and spending. Become financially wise and accountable now because money can go fast in a Sheep year. There is an expression, “Sheep eat paper” meaning that Sheep can really spend.

FIRE TRINES

But lighten up and have some fun too! This full Moon is the peak of Chinese New Year celebrations. There will be parades all over the world this weekend. Enjoy the party and express yourself. Venus, Mars, and Uranus are all in fiery Aries, creating a grand Fire trine with Jupiter in Leo and Saturn in Sagittarius. Actions bring results, and doors can open.

Fortunate Fire trines continue through the month of March, including Jupiter trine Uranus that lasts until the end of July. You can create a new way of expressing yourself with a new kind of freedom. So follow even the smallest bit of good luck or sudden opportunity.

Please email susan@susanlevitt.com or call me at 415.642.8019 to schedule your tarot card reading, Sheep year astrology forecast, or feng shui consultation. CLICK HERE for Sheep year feng shui tips.

Happy full Moon,

Susan

2015 SHEEP, GOAT, OR RAM?

February 17, 2015 § Leave a comment

2015 SheepSHEEP, GOAT, OR RAM?

Many people are asking me, “Is 2015 Chinese New Year for the Sheep, Goat, or Ram?”

Some translations refer to Sheep as Ram or Goat. This can be misleading. Ram is a yang symbol of masculinity, but Sheep is essentially yin. Ram could be confused with the western sign Aries the Ram, but Sheep aren’t know for their pioneering spirit like Aries. Aries correlates to the Chinese sign Dragon. Goat may bring to mind the western sign Capricorn the Goat, but Sheep rarely possess the drive to ascend to the mountaintop like Capricorn who correlates to the Chinese sign Ox. Sheep correlates to the western sign Cancer, the sign of the mother and nurturer.

THE WAY OF THE SHEEP

People born in Sheep years (2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1997, 1967, 1955, 1943, 1931, 1919, 1907) are artistic, inspired, empathetic, and naturally creative. Sheep appreciate beauty in all its forms, and are connoisseurs of the best life has to offer. They can find success in artistic fields, especially the healing arts. With a tendency to be introspective, Sheep require solitary peaceful moments to replenish. Sheep often struggle in youth until their first Saturn return at age 28 to 30, but as they age become stronger and discover their true calling. The most fortunate part of a Sheep’s life is when they are an elder.

The mildness of Sheep can hide an independent streak. In the wild, Sheep are surprisingly tough and able to tolerate sever weather and scarcity of food. Sheep have this natural ability to survive when one must, and are far stronger than they appear. A Sheep can be calm and charming, yet is very focused and determined. A Sheep won’t be told what to do, stay at a job they dislike, or be forced to compromise. If you are not a Sheep favorite, and Sheep does have a small select group, Sheep won’t confront you but will just go their own way. So keep the peace this Sheep year while developing your spiritual path and exploring creativity in the arts.

2015 WOOD SHEEP YEAR

February 12, 2015 § Leave a comment

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February 18, 2015 at 3:47 pm PT is a new Moon in Aquarius that begins the month of the Earth Tiger and the year of the Wood Sheep. Plus the Sun enters Pisces as Sheep year begins.

Sheep year is time for diplomacy, kindness, and healing. Of value in Sheep year is intimacy, family, and friendships. We can be more caring, gentle, and sensitive with each other. This is the year to develop a wild heart, open to love and acceptance on all levels.

Another theme of Sheep year is to express your creativity, artistic and spiritual development, and for cultivation of beauty. 2015 is a Wood Sheep year. Like fresh growth in springtime, a Wood year is time to grow, branch out, and explore.

Last year yang Horse 2014 was the time to go out and get. Sheep is a yin, receptive animal so allow things to come to you. Sheep’s approach is far more gentle. We can slow down and make plans with the support of friends and family. The time for risk and daring will be yang Fire Monkey 2016. Monkey adventures have more chance of success if you strengthened your foundation in Sheep year.

To schedule your personal 2015 Sheep year astrology forecast, call me at 415.642.8019 in San Francisco or send an email to susan@susanlevitt.com.

YOUR FORTUNE IN 2015 WOOD SHEEP YEAR

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RAT – Life is comfortable and you can find peace in relationships. So use this Sheep year to really get to know your loved ones. But launch your serious wedding or engagement plans in Monkey year 2016, your lucky year. Monkey 2016 is excellent for you to marry, start a business, or have a child. The person born in a Rat year is clever, sharp, humorous, creative, industrious, curious, witty, optimistic, yet frugal. The Rat individual is very observant, quick to take action, and is popular in social circles. Rat can easily adapt to different environments and survive against all odds. Looking for love in Sheep year? Rat is most compatible with another Rat, Dragon, or Monkey. Ox is also compatible.

OX – Sheep year is fun so join the party and don’t work so hard this year! Just know that Sheep year energy can be superficial and frivolous at times, which is not your style. Steady, loyal, and true Ox values honesty, integrity of character, and reward from hard work. Like an Ox plowing the fields, Ox firmly perseveres and is not swayed by other people’s opinions. So stay true to your convictions, and give relationships more time to develop. Looking for love in Sheep year? Ox is most compatible with another Ox, Serpent, or Phoenix (Rooster). Rat is also compatible.

TIGER – Anticipate a quieter year to focus on home and family. Relax, unwind, and enjoy life. As usual, your natural sociability attracts new admirers. But no need for a serious commitment if it feels forced. You Tiger are grand, daring, powerful, independent, creative, and dynamic. You value freedom and don’t ever want to be caged in or held back. Looking for love in Sheep year? Tiger is most compatible with another Tiger, Horse, or Dog. Pig is also compatible.

RABBIT – This is your lucky year! Sheep is your best friend who also lives for art and beauty. Now is your time to find love, or deepen love if you are in a partnership. Your gentle diplomatic skills bring rewards in all kinds of relationships. You can be appreciated for who you really are. The person born in Rabbit year is even-tempered, well-mannered, amiable, friendly, sensitive, and artistic. Sheep year is an excellent timr for you to marry, return to school, start a business, or have a child. Looking for love in Sheep year? Rabbit is most compatible with another Rabbit, Sheep, or Pig. Dog is also compatible.

DRAGON – Popular Dragon often has a sea of admirers because Dragon is full of life, bravery, and intensity. Plus Dragon has strong karma to lead and succeed. In Sheep year your affairs run smoothly. You can get organized and enjoy social pleasantries. Should a relationship become serious, make your grand gesture in your lucky year Monkey 2016. Monkey year is excellent for you to marry, start a business, move home, or have a child. Looking for love in Sheep year? Dragon is most compatible with another Dragon, Rat, or Monkey. Phoenix (Rooster) is also compatible.

SNAKE – You and Sheep are on the same wavelength because you are both the creative artists of the Chinese zodiac. So this year enjoy life with your charmed circle of insiders. Snake can very serious about love, so be discerning in your selection of a partner. If coupled, your partnership can deepen. Enticing Snake is creative, attractive, and talented. You can be very sociable when you want to be! And Sheep year is the time for being social. Looking for love in Sheep year? Snake is most compatible with another Snake, Ox, or Phoenix (Rooster). Monkey is also compatible.

HORSE – Your good luck continues from the previous Horse year 2104. You’ll have many opportunities to meet new people, and have less stress in life because Sheep year is easier for you. Your positive energy and natural charm leads to success. Continue exploring relationships, but the time to get serious (if you get serious) is at the end of the year. Plus Sheep year is an excellent time for you to marry, return to school, or have a child. Looking for love in Sheep year? Horse is most compatible with another Horse, Dog, or Tiger. Sheep is also compatible.

SHEEP – Success! Sheep benefits from Sheep year creativity. Finally, others are on your wavelength and progress is made. Travel is highlighted as are relaxing vacations, and you Sheep will want luxuries. All the arts will flourish and creativity will flow, but such refined beauty and elegance is expensive and debts may easily accrue. Gather your energy in Sheep year because Fire Monkey 2016 will be a wild ride. Looking for love in Sheep year? Sheep is most compatible with another Sheep, Pig, or Rabbit. Horse is also compatible.

MONKEY – Romance is highlighted and you can use your natural Monkey charm to attract new admirers. You have strong leadership potential and easily win the trust of others. You will like Sheep year because you will not be challenged. Your time to be serious will be Fire Monkey year 2016. So use this Sheep year as your time to organize your group, get grounded, and complete projects. Then launch your new ventures in 2016. Monkey year will be excellent for you to get married, start a new business, travel the world, or have a child. Looking for love in Sheep year? Monkey is most compatible with another Monkey, Rat, or Dragon. Snake is also compatible.

PHOENIX (Rooster) – Roster, Chicken, Cock, Hen? I call you Phoenix, offering a lifetime of opportunities to be reborn and transformed. So look for positive energy in this Sheep year, a time of less stress and fewer challenges. Take your time with relationships, and no need to make any kind of serious commitment just yet. Phoenix takes pride in working hard and following the rules. But work and rules are not priorities in a Sheep year, especially work. In Phoenix year 2017 you’ll start a new life cycle, your year that’s fortunate for marriage, children, and new endeavors. Looking for love in Sheep year? Phoenix is most compatible with another Phoenix, Ox, or Snake. Dragon is also compatible.

DOG – Your luck continues from the previous Horse year 2014. Sheep is a fortunate year for career, health, and romance. Direct and frank, you Dog do not pay much attention to superficial details and have little patience for frivolity. Sheep year energy can be frivolous at times, so be less serious and demanding of others. And avoid the Dog pattern of rescuing people in distress. Make sure they can carry their own weight before you make a commitment. Looking for love in Sheep year? Dog is most compatible with another Dog, Tiger, or Horse. Rabbit is also compatible.

PIG – Sheep year is very fortunate for you! You can find love, or deepened yje love you have. It’s OK to indulge in romance, and all seasons are lucky for you this year especially winter. Sheep year is a festive time to eat, drink, and be merry — the favorite activities of Pig. You Pig are pleasant, optimistic, fun-loving, and don’t hide your emotions. Sensitive and caring, you go out of her way to please people and make them feel at home. These traits bring rewards in a Sheep year. Now is an excellent year to marry, launch a business, travel, or have a child. Looking for love in Sheep year? Pig is most compatible with another Pig, Sheep, or Rabbit. Tiger is also compatible.

2015 SHEEP YEAR FOR WESTERN SIGNS

ARIES – Mild Sheep is not a powerful Ram like you. So your bravery and brashness could be a turn off. The gentle approach is best this year. Aries correlates to the Chinese sign Dragon. Aries is most compatible with another Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius.

TAURUS – Sheep loves art and beauty just like you! A very good year for the Bull when all things ruled by Venus are admired and appreciated. Taurus correlates to the Chinese sign Snake. Taurus is most compatible with another Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn.

GEMINI – Your mercurial ways and quit wit can take you far in social Sheep year. Time to expand your circle. Plus travel is highlighted. Gemini correlates to the Chinese sign Horse. Gemini is most compatible with another Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius.

CANCER – An excellent year for you when it’s easier to focus on hearth and home. You can feel safe and secure while pursuing your creative projects. Cancer correlates to the Chinese sign Sheep .Cancer is most compatible with another Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces.

LEO – Sheep year brings romance and intimacy to you Lion. But at times, you might need to tone down the roaring or you’ll scare people! Leo correlates to the Chinese sign Monkey. Leo is most compatible with another Leo, Sagittarius, and Aries.

VIRGO – You can help others with your keen organizational skills. Be the true server that you are and contribute. Your efforts will be rewarded. Virgo correlates to the Chinese sign Phoenix (Rooster). Virgo is most compatible with another Virgo, Capricorn, and Taurus.

LIBRA – Time to cultivate art, love, and beauty. But life won’t always be fair because Sheep plays favorites and doesn’t follow rules. So stay balanced in your relationships. Libra correlates to the Chinese sign Dog. Libra is most compatible with another Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini.

SCORPIO – Sheep year offers you many opportunities to lighten up, play, and enjoy. No need for intensity. Just follow your intuition. Scorpio correlates to the Chinese sign Pig. Scorpio is most compatible with another Scorpio, Pisces, and Cancer.

SAGITTARIUS – Time for easy travels to places of beauty. You can keep your affairs light and breezy the way you and Sheep like it. Sagittarius correlates to the Chinese sign Rat. Sagittarius is most compatible with another Sagittarius, Aries,and Leo.

CAPRICORN – Sheep is not a mountain climber like you Goat. So this can be your easy year to work a bit less and enjoy life a bit more. Capricorn correlates to the Chinese sign Ox. Capricorn is most compatible with another Capricorn, Taurus, and Virgo.

AQUARIUS – You have many eclectic interests. Time to pursue and develop them in this Sheep year, especially your artistic talents. Aquarius correlates to the Chinese sign Tiger. Aquarius is most compatible with another Aquarius, Gemini, and Libra.

PISCES – You will cherish the kindness and compassion that Sheep year brings. Plus you can make steady progress to achieve your goals. Pisces correlates to the Chinese sign Rabbit. Pisces is most compatible with another Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio.

Happy new Moon and happy New Year,

Susan Levitt

VENUS, MARS & LEO FULL MOON!

January 29, 2015 § Leave a comment

groundhog Feb 2SOLAR MIDPOINT

February 2, 2015 marks the midpoint between winter solstice and spring equinox. This seasonal time of year is celebrated in many traditions including Candlemas in Christianity and Tu BiShvat, New Year for trees, in Judaism. Called Imbolc in Gaelic, this is the festival of the Goddess Brigid and the first stirrings of spring. Animals awaken after winter hibernation, hence Groundhog Day for augury from the movement of animals.

FULL MOON in LEO

February 3 at 3:09 PT pm is a full Moon in big-hearted Fire sign Leo. This full Moon conjuncts Jupiter in Leo for roaring good times! Plus the full Moon and Jupiter trine Uranus in Aries for something new, different, and innovative. Venus, Mars, and Neptune are all in Pisces to follow your heart.

Love planet Venus is in Water sign Pisces until February 20. Empathetic Pisces is the ideal sign for Venus because Venus is exalted in Pisces. Mars is in Pisces until February 19. The Piscean influence softens the power of Mars, making the influence of Venus more dominant. Mars rules Aries and Scorpio. Mars enters Aries on February 20, followed by Venus on February 21. With Mars in it’s rulership sign Aries, its influence will be more dominant.

HERE COMES THE SHEEP

After the full Moon wanes down over the next two weeks, the new Moon on February 18 begins Chinese New Year of the Wood Sheep. Home is very important to Sheep, who correlates to the western sign Cancer. Sheep, along with Sheep’s best friend Rabbit, need a safe, cozy home environment to return to. Email susan@susanlevitt.com or call me at 415.642.8019 to schedule your feng shui consultation for Sheep year.

Happy full Moon,

Susan Levitt

Venus and Mars in Pisces

January 25, 2015 § 1 Comment

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Love planet Venus is in Water sign Pisces until February 20, 2015. Empathetic Pisces is the ideal sign for Venus. Venus is exalted in Pisces.

Mars is in Pisces until February 19. The Piscean influence softens the power of Mars, making the influence of Venus more dominant. Mars rules Aries and Scorpio. So when both planets enter Aries on February 21 and Feb 20, then Mars will be more dominant.

Wishing you a peaceful, creative, and artistic Venus and Mars in Pisces,

Susan

January 19 – 25, 2015 THE WEEK IN CHINESE ASTROLOGY

January 15, 2015 § Leave a comment

Fire Ox Paper Cut OutHighlights this week are a new Moon on Tuesday at 5:14 am PST that starts Fire Ox month, the final month of this Wood Horse year. Plus communication planet goes retrograde on Wednesday!

Mon Jan 19 is Wood SHEEP day. Moon conjuncts Pluto bringing emotional strength and insights under the guidance of kind Wood Sheep. If feeling overwhelmed, take care of yourself. Now is the peak of Mars conjunct Neptune: Mars wants action, whereas dreamy Neptune does not. Avoid accepting things at face value. Not the time for shortcuts. Mars continues to conjunct Neptune until January 29. Plus Saturn squares this Mars and Pluto conjunction. Aspects of Mars and Saturn can feel like driving with the brakes on. So proceed carefully during this transit. To succeed, be through even when projects take more time than anticipated. Mars continues to square Saturn until January 22. Sheep day luck strong for Sheep, Rabbit, Horse, and Pig. Sheep hours 1 – 3 pm.

Tues Jan 20 is Fire MONKEY (red Monkey) day and a NEW MOON at 5:14 am PST that starts the month of the Fire Ox, the final month of this Wood Horse year! Every Chinese year ends during an Ox month that brings opportunities to get grounded and complete projects. Sun and Moon sextile Saturn for a reflective tone on this new Moon. The next new Moon on February 18 begins the month of the Earth Tiger, the new Moon of Chinese New Year that begins the year of the Wood Sheep. Monkey new Moon luck strong for Monkey, Rat, Dragon, and Snake. Monkey hours 3 – 5 pm.

Wed Jan 21 is Fire PHOENIX (Rooster) day when communication planet Mercury goes retrograde for three weeks. So drive carefully, allow more time when traveling, and be sure to not lose keys, wallet, or other important items! Anticipate problems with technology and communication. Moon conjuncts Mercury and Venus for lots of self expression. This Mercury and Venus conjunction is opposite Jupiter so everyone has much to say, and have many opinions. Ideas can be inspirational, not necessarily realistic. Phoenix day luck strong for Phoenix, Ox, Dragon, and Snake. Phoenix hours 5 – 7 pm.

Thurs Jan 22 is Earth DOG day. Dog days are fortunate in Horse year because Horse, Dog, and Tiger are best friends. Moon conjuncts Neptune for increased sensitivity, a natural Dog trait. But Moon squares Saturn bringing a serious tone, and Dog can be a pessimist. Moon conjuncts Mars and Neptune so easy to be angry or impatient. So not time to sort out problems in relationships. Dog day luck strong for Dog, Rabbit, Tiger, and Horse. Dog hours 7 – 9 pm.

Fri Jan 23 is Earth PIG day, the fortunate golden Pig! People are feeling the ongoing Jupiter trine Uranus, so express yourself by doing something different to break from routine. Jupiter trine Uranus is considered very lucky in astrology, even fortunate for gambling! So celebrate tonight and enjoy the good life. Pig day luck strong for Pig, Tiger, Rabbit, and Sheep. Pig hours 9 – 11 pm.

Sat Jan 24 is Metal RAT day. Moon sextiles Sun bringing emotional balance and stability. Plus Moon trines Saturn for a realistic viewpoint. Under the influence of Saturn, elders have answers so allow them to help with your plans. A day to get things done, and socializing is fun on a Rat evening. Rat loves the pack. Rat day luck strong for Rat, Ox, Dragon, and Monkey. Rat hours 11 pm – 1 am.

Sun Jan 25 is double OX: Metal Ox day in Fire Ox month. Moon conjuncts Uranus so people want to act rashly, and moods change quickly. Fortunately, Ox is steady and stable to slow down with plans — especially during Mercury retrograde until Feb 11, 2015. Fortunately, Moon trines Jupiter for warm feelings and concern for others. Plus Moon sextiles Mercury for better communication. Venus, Mars, and Neptune are in a conjunction bringing romance and enjoyment of earth’s bounty. Ox day luck strong for Ox, Rat, Snake, and Phoenix (Rooster). Ox hours 1 am – 3 am.
Good luck and have a great week,

Susan Levitt

January 12 – 18, 2015 THE WEEK IN CHINESE ASTROLOGY

January 8, 2015 § Leave a comment

double ratsHighlights this week are smart double Rat Monday, fortunate lunar trines on Water Snake Saturday, and active double Wood Horse Sunday!

Mon Jan 12 is double RAT: Earth Rat day in Fire Rat month. Moon trines Mercury and Venus that’s excellent for all types of communication. You can express your emotions, and easily enjoy the company of others. Mars continues to conjunct Neptune that bring confusion about the next steps to take. So use the intelligent energy of this double Rat day to organize your thoughts and complete communication. Fortunately, the ongoing Mercury and Venus conjunction sextiles Uranus bringing an element of genius to practical problem solving, and you can find new stimulation and ideas. Stay positive and not try for a power play with both Moon and Uranus squaring Pluto. Rat day luck strong for Rat, Ox, Dragon, and Monkey. Rat hours 11 pm – 1 am.

Tues Jan 13 Earth OX day. Now is the last quarter Moon, the waning half Moon, a time for balance. Moon trines Mars to assert yourself, have courage, and stand your ground like strong Ox. Persevere even though Mars and Neptune continue to square Saturn that brings doubt, and can feel like driving with the brakes on. Simplify and reduce clutter if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Ox day luck strong for Ox, Rat, Snake, and Phoenix (Rooster). Ox hours 1 am – 3 am.

Wed Jan 15 is Metal TIGER (white Tiger) day. Tiger day in Horse year is fortunate because Tiger and Horse are best friends, along with Dog. The Moon is in a lucky trine with Neptune to follow feelings and be instinctive like a Tiger. But Moon squares Mercury and Venus so communication can be challenging. Not the day to get to the bottom of things, and try not to lose your temper on this strong Metal Tiger day. Instead, go out tonight and let off some steam in needed. Tiger day luck strong for Tiger, Dog, Horse, and Pig. Tiger hours 3 am – 5 am.

Thurs Jan 16 is Metal RABBIT day. Moon sextiles Sun for good balance of heart and mind. You can recover from any previous Tiger day challenges. Moon squares Jupiter, but is a good square due to the influence of Jupiter, for warm feeling, generosity, and Rabbit kindness. Mercury and Venus opposite Jupiter brings optimism and pleasurable interactions with others. Rabbit day luck strong for Rabbit, Sheep, Dog, and Pig. Rabbit hours 5 – 7 am.

Fri Jan 17 is Water DRAGON (black Dragon) day. Moon conjuncts Saturn bringing a serious tone. Some challenging squares today: Moon squares Mars and Neptune so you might feel held back by delays. Due to the ongoing Mars square Saturn, It’s best to proceed carefully. Be thorough even if projects take more time than anticipated. It’s easy to become impatient during the tail of this Wood Horse year. Saturn square Neptune can bring confusion. And the ongoing Uranus square Pluto can seem chaotic — so stay steady! Dragon day luck strong for Dragon, Rat, Snake, and Monkey. Dragon hours 7 – 9 am.

Sat Jan 18 is Water SNAKE day. Today is fortunate because Moon trines both Jupiter, and Uranus! There’s a new sense of well being, Snake insights, and people offer their support. Time for something different to stimulate your creative imagination, especially since Snake is one of the artists of the Chinese zodiac. Plus Moon sextiles Venus for lovely social connections with your charmed circle of close friends. Snake day luck strong for Snake, Ox, Dragon, and Phoenix (Rooster). Snake hours 9 -11 am.

Sun Jan 19 is double Wood HORSE: Wood Horse day in this Wood Horse year! Moon sextiles Mars and Neptune for physical strength, plus sensitivity to the feelings of others. Good for a day trip or adventure, especially before communication planet Mercury goes retrograde on Wednesday January 21 for three weeks until February 11. Mercury retrograde is not considered an auspicious time for travel. If you do travel during Mercury retrograde, allow more time to make your travel connections, read all documents carefully, and be aware to not misplace your wallet or keys. Energy winds down to a new Moon on Tuesday February 20 that starts Fire Ox month, the final month of Wood Horse year. Double Horse day luck strong for Horse, Tiger, Sheep, and Dog.

Good luck and have a great week,

Susan Levitt

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