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Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for June 13th to 19th, 2018

New Moon in Gemini - Conscious Communication, Recognizing Truth & Seeking Wholeness. This Gemini new moon is aptly multifaceted.  Gemini is always seeking newness, more information, more exchange of ideas, and is constantly connecting the dots, bringing things together, and then dispersing them again.  The problem is, with all of this frenetic back and forth, it can be hard to discern the true from false.  Do we really have to decide?  Do we really have to have the story straight before we tell it to someone else?  Does it matter if what we say is what we really mean?  How do we know if what we read, hear, think is true?  The answer is, we tune into our intuition - it always recognizes the truth when we encounter it. 

Neptune square the moon can make for some confusion, some deception, miscommunication or fuzzy thinking.  We need to pause, turn inward and trust our gut, not just our intellect.  Logic does not always translate to intelligence.  That comes from a deeper place.
Chiron is having several tense conversations with Saturn, Mercury and the Sun - an opportunity for profound healing if we're willing to do the work.
Venus entering Leo and having an easy conversation with Chiron (called a trine) points the healing of our identity (Chiron in Aries) through self-love (Venus in Leo).
Like shaman, we are being tasked with calling back the pieces of our fractured souls in a desire to be whole.
It's a tall order, but navigating the tension consciously, intuitively, intelligently and livingly, will bring great rewards!

Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for June 6th to 12th, 2018

Today's last quarter moon marks a period where we may encounter a crisis of consciousness, and are encouraged to go inward, reflect on what may need to be let go, or adjusted before moving forward

Sun conjunct Mercury in Gemini makes for a lot of thinking and communicating.  It's generally a good time for self-expression.  Having said that, the concurrent square between Mercury/Sun and Neptune in Pisces, may make it a little more challenging to express all that we are feeling internally.  Sometimes, all the feels just can't adequately be expressed in words.  Writing out thoughts before sharing them can be helpful now.  It can also be a good time for journaling.
Mars conjunt the North Node in Aquarius is challenging us to face our past collective karma and decide what we're going to do about it.  Will we choose to approach it like a brave warrior, and eventually burn it up?  Or, will we rage against it and choose to re-visit the same lessons again in the future?
Lastly, Pluto conjunt Lilith in Capricorn speaks to a need for us to transform and heal the imbalance between the masculine and feminine in a mature, masterful, responsible way.

Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for May 30th to June 5th, 2018

We're just coming off a full moon in Sagittarius that illuminated the need to seek and speak our truth.  Coupled with a Grand Trine in Fire which we may have experienced as a call to healing our identity and self-expression in some way. 

Mercury entered Gemini on the 29th and will conjunct the Sun on June 5th - this is a very chatty, social, curious time that encourages us to express ourselves.
A beautiful Grand Trine in Water that peaks on June 2nd can have us feeling deeply connected and in harmony with the universe and at peace emotionally.  We are encouraged to embrace the magic and enjoy the hopeful, optimistic vibe.
Venus opposite Pluto and square Neptune on June 5th may draw our attention to power struggles in relationships.  We should be mindful of the possibility for misunderstandings or deception.  This can be an opportunity for healing and growth if we are mindful and self-aware.
The last quarter moon in Pisces on the same day, square the sun in Gemini - may shed light on an internal crisis and tension between our mind and spirit.  We need to let go of the pieces that are not serving us, and move in the direction that life is calling us to.

Witchy Wednesday - Astrology for June 20th to 26th, 2018

Mars went Retrograde in Pisces on the 18th and will continue it's inward, retrospective journey until November 24th.  This is a time of stripping away any illusion, of clearing the fog, taking off the rose coloured glasses and waking up to reality.  We may begin to see where we've been deceived, or deceptive, where we've been escaping reality in unhealthy ways.  This is the opportunity for a spiritual vison quest of sorts.  The Grand Trine in Water is encouraging us to seize opportunities to use our creative talents, our intuition, connect to our empathy and compassion, to engage in heart centred communication with ourselves, our higher power and the collective.

The Summer Solstice (in the Northern Hemisphere) on the 21st, marks the longest day and shortest night of the year.  It's the official start to summer, the period when the seeds have been planted and we just need to do the general maintenance until harvest time in the fall.  It's time to take a break, enjoy the company of those in our tribe, and nurture ourselves.  Celebrate the small victories you have won since the last solstice and harness the sun's energy to help you shine a light on what you want to accomplish over the next 6 months.
Mars Retrograde beginning on the 26th and lasting until September, is a time to think before you act.  It's not a time to be impulsive and push forward aggressively.  Deal with issues of anger, and aggression in productive ways, or it may be time to pay the piper for past aggressions.
Time to let cooler heads prevail, take a step back and think about whether or not your approach to getting what you want has been working for you, or if it needs to be refined.

Witchy Wednesday - May 16, 2018

This week has us anticipating the future and wondering what all of the recent new insights, changes, communications, etc mean for us and our future. 
We have opportunity to use the powerful new moon in Taurus energy, accompanied by the shift of Uranus into Taurus to set powerful intentions for the cycle ahead.

Mars moving into Aquarius can see erratic changes in our energy levels, and can have us experimenting with new and unique approaches to reaching our goals. 
Venus entering Cancer on the 19th makes us more nurturing, protective ad sensitive, but also more likely to experience emotional ups and down in our relationships.  If we are feeling insecure we may be overly defensive or cautious but if we are feeling safe, we can experience more tenderness, affection and devotion at this time.
The Sun enters Gemini on the 20th making us more social, curious and outgoing.
When the Sun squares the Moon on the 21st, we may experience a point of tension or crisis that is asking us to make a decision or resolve something before moving forward.
All in all, an active, forward moving week!

 

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