June 9, 2017 (Julian 160) Full Moon + Jupiter Direct Station

June 9, 2017 (Julian 160) Full Moon + Jupiter Direct Station

What can we add?  Much, if not all, of our most important comments were for yesterday, with the Moon in (early) Sagittarius and waxing.  Today’s FM perfects in the morning hours for the Western Hemisphere, and mid afternoon hours for UK / EU.  Much has been written about it, and we have reblogged the many opinions of others on our other blog, Full Moons Only.

The same kind of thing is true for today’s Jupiter Direct station, reblogged on Retrogrades Only.  You will notice less content there.  That is because most commentary about the Jupiter shift has been integrated into the full moon posts.

So what remains to be said?  Outside of my usual analytic self, I feel a profound sense of sadness.  To be certain, this is a happy FM and is happening in the spring of the year.  But something has had an effect on me, maybe the many terrorists acts and atrocities.  Maybe it is this piece by OneAnna (Cancer Killing Recipe).  Her blog lacks the sophisticated trickery that many of us use, but she was here when I started blogging in 2008, and she has managed to survive despite the diagnosis she claims.  If it is her time, then that leaves me sad.

What else to say?  Sun forms one of two annual quincunx aspects with Pluto.  (Pluto is in Capricorn; one quincunx is in Aries and the other is in Gemini.  This is the latter.  These will continue to happen in similar configurations for a few more years.  And do keep in mind that sesquiquadrates, and the potential for Thor’s Hammer (God’s Fist) aspects always accompanies those.)  With Sun / Pluto at 17 and Neptune at 14, I think we can argue that a Yod exists (major decisions) with Pluto at the apex.  This is a particularly uncomfortable decision no matter which choice you make.  (No matter which “leg” you choose, you end up with Pluto: death, taxes, poisons, assassinations, police, and intelligence agencies.)

Venus (Taurus, favorable) sextiles Mars (Cancer, unfavorable), and this means peace on one hand (“good”) but a profound lack of incentive to “get things done” (“bad”) on the other hand.  Whether this works for you, or against, depends on who you are and what situation characterizes your life.  For some, this is “good,” and for others it is “bad.”  Here is what is important to remember: you CAN “get things done” if you are willing to make the effort.  Anything involving long distance travel, higher education (universities), or law & legal will tend to fizzle, so you might focus your efforts in other areas if you find no progress in those.

Outers are busy today, and three aspects capture our attention.  Chiron (Pisces) sesquiquadrate Vesta (Leo) will affect some, and you will have a sense of urgency to deal with issues involving healthcare, higher education, mentors and the traditions associated with those.  Do what you can, keeping in mind the considerations of the previous paragraph.  Pallas biseptiles Hygeia, amplifying any issues involving health or healthcare issues.  Saturn triseptiles the White Moon, and we are not quite sure what that means EXCEPT that this is an important time to closely scrutinize the choices you have been making and your habits.  A change may be needed in a subtle area that may look insignificant but is not.  (Example: buying an expensive coffee each day instead of placing those funds in savings.)

The message of OneAnna has us thinking, and we offer it to anyone willing to receive it:

June 8, 2017 (Julian 159) Waxing Moon in Sagittarius + more….

June 8, 2017 (Julian 159) Waxing Moon in Sagittarius + more….

Today, and tomorrow, are complex.  Moon has entered Sagittarius and is waxing, building to the Full Moon (Moon in Sadge / Sun in Gemini) tomorrow at 8:09 AM CDT.  The Moon does NOT go void after perfecting the FM (which sometimes happens) but goes on to make other aspects.  AND on this same day, Jupiter stations direct.

Also, this is as “full” as this FM can be at night.  Friday night it is shrinking, and much (not all) of the show is over.  If you are celebrating the waxing full moon, you need to do it tonight.

Outer planet stations can be tricky to interpret because the following shadow period lasts, literally, months.  So, what does it mean?  We can only guess that it deals with topics where Jupiter (ambassadors, “foreigners,” foreign travel, higher education, law, legal, courts of law, and similar topics) and Libra (art in general but particularly art forms such as writing (prose more than poetry, Pisces “owns” poetry), “relationships,” law and the legal system (and questions of “fairness,” sometimes synonymous with the term “equity” or “equitable”) and almost any other question of “balance”).  Since the Moon is in Sadge (a survivable but not particularly favorable place for it) and Jupiter is “standing still” (from our Earth bound vantage point), “things” can become a bit messy.  (The Moon “could” be strong, except it is in the sign ruled by Jupiter and Jupiter is at a standstill, further debilitating the Moon.)

Mercury (now in its home of Gemini) also forms a sesquiquadrate (get it done NOW because it is overdue) aspect with Pluto (in Capricorn, strong but not at home), and we feel a strong sense of urgency.  Since Mercury CAN rule accounting or bookkeeping, Capricorn is about finances and (especially large) corporations, and Pluto is about digging into the deeper aspects of everything, we bet that something “interesting” will happen with regard to the financial markets (on a large scale) and maybe your personal finances or budgeting (or a personal scale).  If it does not happen today, then it will happen tomorrow or already happened yesterday.

Outers continues to be complex, and both Mars and Black Moon Lilith continue to be active.  Many of the higher order aspects are difficult to read, but a few are clear.  Jupiter (Libra) perfects a sextile to Vesta (Leo), and we find that traditions are emphasized, particularly regarding courts and higher education but also in personal relationships.  We are purposely understating the case here because we suspect that the Jupiter station makes these issues HUGE “punctuation marks” in the lives of many of us.

Neptune (poetry, photography, videography, sometimes alcohol or drug abuse or criminality) perfects a novile (high order insights that are glimpses of the future, PAY ATTENTION!) with Pallas (genius and insight, but particularly of a military or athletic nature more than the more general Uranian variety).

You will have an important hint given to you today, and it may be very difficult to understand, maybe extra strange (a UFO will land in your yard and steal your pink flamingos).  You do not believe in UFOs, don’t have any pink flamingos (and detest them), and you write the idea that this is important off as stupid.

But the next day, or maybe this weekend, or next week, or “soon,” your elderly auntie stops by your house and gives you, much to your surprise, her cherished pink flamingos, a pair of them.  She goes on to see the doctor, is immediately hospitalized, and dies an hour later.  You put the flamingos out front for trash collection.  Some guys in a moving van, who are actually “aliens” from Mexico, employed by “UFO Movers” of Roswell, New Mexico, see the flamingos and take them.

And then they are gone, headed out of state to a destination over 1,000 miles away.  They are transient labor, and you will NEVER track them down.  Gone forever.

You find out next week that one of those flamingos was worth $10,000.  A pair is extra rare, and they were worth $25,000.  The technical explanation for this situation is this: You are one STUPID f-cker.  You did NOT pay attention to the gift of insight the universe gave you.

Moral of the story: PAY ATTENTION!  Noviles work like this….

Sun is in Gemini.  “Reaction time is a factor in this, so please pay attention.”

And Mars is still quite active.

 

May 10, 2017 (Julian 130) Full Moon in Scorpio + Mercury / Uranus conjunct in Aries

May 10, 2017 (Julian 130) Full Moon in Scorpio + Mercury / Uranus conjunct in Aries

Many others have noted that this is an “interesting” Full Moon.  Moon in Scorpio opposite Sun in Taurus is always a time of addressing compelling issues each year, but some years more than others.  This FM is at twenty degrees, so it is not precisely on the point where the Cross Quarter Days are located (at 15 degrees).

However, Mercury, direct after a recent retrograde period, touches the twenty degree point at this time where is become conjunct with Uranus in Aries.  This conjunction occurs on the same day as the FM, but about sixteen hours earlier.  Worthy of note is the fact that this is the third time Mercury has joined Uranus at (or “near”) this point, a bit of an exclamation point.  Uranus is also considered to be the “higher octave” of Mercury.  This combination of Mercury / Uranus is precisely semi-sextile the Sun in Taurus and quincunx the Moon in Scorpio.

Outers are “interesting” also.  Jupiter quintiles Vesta, and some of us have some bright ideas regarding our rituals and traditions.  Mars binquintiles Pluto, adding a dash of brilliance or perhaps genius involving power struggles and things Scorpionic: investigations, chemistry, toxicology or poisons, police, intelligence agencies (including the FBI, in the news spotlight again we note), and sometimes criminals.  Actually, ALL “martians” benefit at this time, meaning people who are soldiers, whether literal or metaphorical, become stronger and smarter at this time.

Jupiter opposes Pallas (the maiden warrior goddess), and this further amplifies everything mentioned in the previous paragraph.  Criminologists may have important breakthroughs at this time.  Ditto for cryptography experts.

Pallas perfects a sesquiquadrate to the North Node, and a sense of urgency simply will not let any aforementioned “martians” rest.  They feel they MUST act at this time.  Do not be surprised if an even more explosive scandal bursts onto the politicial scene at this time.

Privately, for “the rest of us,” this is one hell of a day to “get things done.”  Seize the moment and seize the day.  But, keep in mind that this is not a day to be frivolous or “stupid.”  That just will not be tolerated.  Keeping that in mind, chances are good that you can have breakthroughs that are nothing short of amazing at this time.  All signs benefit: earth and water benefit from the FM and fire and air benefit from Mercury conjunct Uranus.

April 11, 2017 (Julian 101)

April 11, 2017 (Julian 101)

The Full Moon perfects in the early morning hours, turns void between 1 PM CDT and 6 PM CDT, and then moves into Scorpio.  Quincunxes and sesquiquadrates dominate the day, and we find a decision facing us along with a sense of urgency.

Outers are subtle and tricky to interpret.  A quad-undecile perfects between Hygeia and the North Node.  This brings a feeling of “destiny” to something involving our health and healthcare issues, at least for some of us.  Astraea perfects a sesquiquadrate to the North Node, and others of us feel an urgency involving law and legal issues.  (A mix of both could be true for some individuals.)  Mars semi-sextiles Eris, and some people accomplish much by, oddly, creating chaos and discord.

This is an odd day that contains at least one profound lesson or revelation for everyone.