2016 LIBRA LUNAR ECLIPSE

March 20, 2016 § Leave a comment

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FULL MOON ECLIPSE

March 23, 2016 at 5:01 am PT is a full Moon eclipse (lunar eclipse) in Libra. Air sign Libra rules the 7th house of marriage, partners, and relationships. An eclipse is an absence of light when the shadow is seen, so now is time to delve deeply into relationship dynamics and create balance. This full Moon eclipse is the peak of Rabbit month, so the calming influence of diplomatic Rabbit can smooth over relationship difficulties and restore peace.

Communication could be a challenge because this full Moon is opposite Sun conjunct Mercury in fiery Aries. There are many lively discussions and debates, but people tend to passionately see only their point of view. Fortunately, Sun and Mercury trine Mars in Sagittarius, and the full Moon makes a lucky sextile to Mars. You can get clear about your motivations, plan your next steps to take action, and work well independently or in groups.

Plus relationship standards are high because love planet Venus conjuncts Neptune in dreamy Pisces. Love is more spiritual, but it’s easy to idealistically love the potential not the person. Venus and Neptune are opposite Jupiter in Virgo. Although these are pleasant transits, and new relationships bring luck, it might be hard to determine what is real and what is fantasy.

Venus and Jupiter square Saturn in Sagittarius. Independence is balanced with the desire for connection, and some relationships could be revaluated. With so many aspects of Venus, this springtime is ideal to develop your art and creativity.

Call me at 415.642.8019 or email susan@susanlevitt.com to schedule your tarot or astrology reading about relationships. Luck is strongest for Air signs Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini and those born in Dog, Tiger, Horse, and Rabbit years.

Happy full Moon,

Susan

2016 Monkey Year Lucky Charms

March 13, 2016 § 1 Comment

HARMONY TRINE

So far this Fire Monkey year is a wild ride! And there’s much more to come as energy becomes stronger during the heat of summer, only to intensify in autumn. So stay strong on your path, and continue to be brave in this Monkey year.

Because Fire Monkey year energy is so extreme, I’ve received many emails from people all over the world asking me about lucky charms for Monkey year.

monkey rat & dragonA popular charm is Monkey with Monkey’s best friends Rat and Dragon. Monkey, Rat, and Dragon together make a harmony trine of animals.

Monkey correlates to Leo, Rat to Sagittarius, and Dragon to Aries just like a Fire trine in western astrology.

Another harmony trine grouping is Tiger, Horse, and Dog who correlate to the western Air signs Aquarius, Gemini, and Libra.

The harmony trine grouping of Ox, Snake, and Phoenix (Rooster) correlate to Earth signs Capricorn, Taurus, and Virgo.

The harmony trine grouping of Rabbit, Sheep, and Pig correlate to Water signs Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio.

braceletCharms can be attached to a handbag, worn in your pocket, or placed in your clothing. Harmony trine groupings are often worn as jewelry such as this Monkey, Rat, and Dragon bracelet.

YOUR ALLY

Another type of charm is to wear the animal sign who is Monkey’s one close ally outside the harmony trine. Monkey’s ally is Snake.

Snake is the most compatible sign for Monkey, even stronger than buddies Rat and Dragon. Therefore the Snake ally harmony charm is the luckiest sign for the Monkey.

Taoist Astrology by Susan LevittRat’s ally is Ox.
Ox’s ally is Rat.
Tiger’s ally is Pig.
Rabbit’s ally is Dog.
Dragon’s ally is Phoenix.
Snake’s ally is Monkey.
Horse’s ally is Sheep.
Sheep’s ally is Horse.
Monkey’s ally is Snake.
Phoenix’s ally is Dragon.
Dog’s ally is Rabbit.
Pig’s ally is Tiger.

For more information and details about relationship allies, see pages 40 and 41 of my book TAOIST ASTROLOGY. Click here to order your copy.

But if you are born in the year, month, day or hour of the Pig, then Snake is not fortunate for you because Snake is opposite Pig. Oppositions are Rat with Horse, Ox with Sheep, Tiger with Monkey, Rabbit with Phoenix, Dragon with Dog, and Snake with Pig.

Snake CharmAnd do you really want to wear a Snake? If you love Snakes, or if Snake is a favored animal, and you do not have Pig in your chart, then a Snake charm is fine for you.

Personally, I do not want to carry a Snake charm. I did purchase a gold Monkey charm for my charm bracelet because I like Monkeys, but I prefer to not wear anything with Snakes. Plus I was born on the day of the Pig (I’m a good cook; Pigs are gourmands) so a Snake charm is not in my best interest.

Know that you can have luck this year without wearing or carrying any charms. A tidy work station can advance your career faster than the finest jade Snake charm on your desk. A clean bedroom can strengthen your relationship more than carrying a gold Snake charm in your purse.

So to enhance your luck, keep your home and workplace clean and very tidy. Then during chaotic times in this Monkey year, it will be easier to stay balanced and not become overwhelmed. If you want to add a charm, then chose carefully the most fortunate charm for you.

Wishing you good luck in Monkey year,

Susan

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