April 8, 2017 § 2 Comments
April 9 – May 3 2017 communication planet Mercury is retrograde for three weeks.
Traditionally in astrology, Mercury retrograde is a time of miscommunication, technology problems, and items lost or misplaced. But Mercury retrograde during this Fire Phoenix (Rooster) year 2017 can be an excellent time to focus on detailed tasks and catch up on financial matters.
April 9 – 20 Mercury retrograde in Earth sign Taurus. Good to follow up, get grounded, and complete tasks. You can be thorough and take your time. Venus rules Taurus who loves art, beauty, and enjoying the finer things of life.
April 20 – May 3 Mercury retrograde in Fire sign Aries for strong communication and taking immediate action. Fire brings energy to complete projects, but impulsive or snap decisions can be corrected at a later time.
We feel the Mercury retrograde influence until the new Moon on May 26 that begins a new lunar cycle.
April 7, 2017 § 4 Comments
April 10 2017 is a full Moon in Libra. Air sign Libra rules the 7th house of relationships, partners, and marriage. Time to focus on balance in your close relationships as the lunar cycle wanes. This full Moon marks the peak of Dragon month in this Phoenix (Rooster) year. Dragon and Phoenix are a symbol of marriage and relationship harmony.
This full Moon conjuncts Jupiter bringing kind feelings and generosity towards others. There can be understanding and empathy on a deep intuitive level, with clear and honest expression, that’s very helpful during Mercury retrograde from April 9 until May 3.
The full Moon, Sun, Jupiter, and Uranus square Pluto. There could be fights or ego conflicts for power, especially now during the peak of Dragon month because Dragon is strong, mighty, and will not be told what to do. Or there could be clashes with those in authority, and ambition could be blocked by others.
Fortunately, the Sun, Mercury, and Uranus trine Saturn bringing stability and creative balance of old and new. Disciplined or serious work can be rewarding, and methodical steps lead to significant progress and professional advancement. Luck is strongest for Air signs Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini and those born in Dragon, Tiger, and Horse years. Contact me for your tarot, astrology, or feng shui consultation.
Happy full Moon,
March 29, 2017 § Leave a comment
How to tell if the Moon is waxing or waning? DOC.
The waxing Moon is shaped like the curve in the letter D.
The full Moon is the letter O.
The waning Moon is shaped like the letter C.
It’s that simple. Just remember DOC.
March 24, 2017 § Leave a comment
NEW MOON in ARIES
March 27 2017 is a new Moon in Aries the ram. Fire sign Aries is courageous, a brave leader, and an independent spirit. The new Moon, Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Uranus are all in Aries. So take action and move forward as this new Moon waxes to full on April 10 because on April 9, Mercury goes retrograde for three weeks until May 3. During Mercury retrograde it’s good to redo, restructure, and reorganize.
Fortunately, Mars sextiles Neptune and trines Pluto bringing activities that can benefit the common good, with focus on higher principles. Creative ambition is stimulated, and there’s an awareness of long-range objectives. People have a high energy level and drive for success, especially professional success, with renewed strength and confidence.
There is a stressful cardinal T-square between Jupiter, Uranus, and Pluto making it easy to spread your energy too thinly, become overwhelmed, or behave recklessly. Should this occur, the Mercury retrograde cycle is ideal to regroup.
WOOD DRAGON MONTH
This new Moon starts the month of the powerful Dragon. Of the five Taoist elements Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood this is the month of the Wood Dragon. The element Wood represents spring, the time of growth and movement like plants growing in springtime. Dragon’s earthly branch is Wood, giving Wood Dragon a double dose of Wood’s enthusiasm, drive, creativity, and idealism.
Luck is strongest during this lunar month for the Fire signs Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius and those born in Dragon, Monkey, Rat, and Phoenix (Rooster) years. Contact me for your tarot, astrology, or feng shui consultation in this Dragon month.
Happy new Moon,