How do you stand it? Your opposite sign of Cancer shows you how. Saturn joins Pluto in your sign on January 12, just two days after a Cancer lunar eclipse. How might your life be transformed if you finally accepted your own limitations and let someone else help? Generous Jupiter also aligns with Pluto three times this year, and their second meeting on June 29 falls between a solar eclipse in Cancer June 20 and a lunar eclipse in your sign July 4.
Through it all, take good care of yourself so body, mind, and spirit can support and sustain you. A sextile between Jupiter in your sign and Neptune in Pisces February 20, July 27, and October 12 helps you channel your impressive self-discipline into treating yourself—and others—with greater compassion. Things at home can get a little tense, with conflicts arising over domestic duties, caregiving responsibilities, or even holiday plans. You know what you like… and good luck enticing you to try anything different.
But from June through August, planets transiting your opposite sign of Cancer sextile Uranus, inspiring greater willingness to venture out of your comfort zone to please your partner and hopefully, yourself. Fortunately, Mercury spends extra time in sensitive Cancer May August 4, retrograde June July 12 and trines Neptune in Pisces on July 30, opening channels of compassionate communication about their feelings, needs, and desires. Still, it may be hard to avoid a power struggle, with Mercury, the sun, and Venus in Cancer opposing Jupiter, Pluto, and Saturn in your sign July-early September.
A T-square to hotheaded Mars in Aries only raises the emotional stakes. Then, when the sun, Mercury, and Venus move on to Leo—your eighth house of sex and intimacy—they square off with wild-card Uranus August 2, August 10, and September 15, respectively. Sure, one person i. Together, you negotiate the balance of give-and-take, lead-and-follow that makes sense for your unique dynamic. Year of Get forward-focused, Capricorn!
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After dipping briefly back into your sign, Saturn will reenter Aquarius in December and align with Jupiter on the twenty-first. And so it makes complete sense that the earliest calendars were lunar to say nothing of the many ceremonies, rites, and feast days that honored Luna in her various phases. New Moons are the best time to start any project or breathe new energy into any situation or area of your life.
At this point the Moon is at the very beginning of her next day phase — luna is starting fresh and so can we. First Quarter Moons are best for looking at relationships and bringing harmony, balance, and intuitive insight to any given situation. Traditionally this phase of the moon was considered the best time to the divine and the very famous Oracle at Delphi only gave out her divinations during this phase of the moon.
It is important to note that everyone has a very different relationship with the phases of the moon. While the above descriptions are tried and true in my life and the lives of many of my students and clients, I also know a hefty number of folks who feel for instance very depleted energetically during new moons and much more alive and full of energy during the Balsamic phase. Use the information as a springboard but then pay attention to your own experiences. Below are the lunar phases for in central time.
If you need help with timezone conversation go here. The sun moves through the zodiacal belt just as the moon does. As everyone has ALL of the zodiac signs in their own charts, it is very useful for you to know when the sun moves into a new sign. There are six eclipses in You can learn more about eclipses and how to work with them here.
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In short, I have found that eclipses are very useful for breaking long-held patterns of thought, behavior, attitude, and action that no longer serve. If you want to truly optimize your eclipse experience then check out my Eclipse Magic offering. Just like the stars, planets move throughout the sky all of the time. The inner planets Mercury, Venus, and Mars all move relatively quickly through signs and sections of the chart. The outer planets Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and Pluto all move at a much slower rate through the various constellations and houses of the chart.
Inner planets traditionally are understood to deal with everyday, practical, daily life issues while outer planets are understood to work with big cycles, realizations, and patterns in our lives. First, we will spend some time with some of the inner planet happenings in , starting with the ever-dreaded but actually awesome if you know how to work with them Mercury retrogrades.
Every planet has retrograde periods but most people are only familiar with Mercury in Retrograde — mostly because many astrologers and non-astrologers alike make this period out to be terrible, full of bad luck, and extremely frustrating. It can be, but I prefer to practice with Mercury retrograde instead of in resistance to it. You can learn more about Mercury retrograde in my Mercury RX archives here and check out this article to start to get a sense of how you might deepen your retrograde experience.
In the Mercury Retrogrades all occur in water signs with the exception of the second retrograde period in July which begins in the fire sign of Leo. When Mercury retrogrades throughout our watery friends we see a tendency for emotions to get the better of us, for brilliant insights and connections regarding art, spirituality, and concerns of the heart to be revealed, and for our ability to verbally articulate to take a backseat to our deep creativity.
These retrogrades also often bring up potent dreams and dream cycles so be on the lookout for that! Ask: What spiritual practices are ready to be reviewed? Ask: What elements of my lineage are ready to be re-balanced? These three inner planets move through the sky and around the zodiac relatively quickly which means that they make many transits throughout the year.
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If you want the full scoop on what each of the planets is doing then you should sign up for Star Magic which includes a monthly list of all essential astro events. All of the major transits this year are occurring for the big, outer, planets, but the inner planets are still keeping us on our toes with Venus and Mars Retrogrades! Ask: Where do I need to re-examine my loving connections? Ask: Where do I need to optimize my independence? January 12th — Saturn and Pluto Conjunction.
This is a conjunction that occurs only every 34 years. It kicks off with an intense pairing. Saturn, the stern taskmaster encounters power player Pluto and this can impact us in a couple of different ways. On the one hand we can be shadowy and sketchy about our pursuit of power, skirting the law and taking the easy way out in order to gain or keep the upper hand.
Ask: Where do I need to super-charge my discipline? This pairing occurs every 13 years.
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Ask: Where am I ready to deepen my wealth and abundance? December 21st — Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction. This conjunction occurs once every 20 years and heralds a new age in business and politics, personal finances, and the ways that our reality is affected by our spiritual work. Ask: What big changes need to be supported at this time?
Jupiter in Capricorn: For most of Jupiter is in Capricorn. However, there is much common ground to be found between Jupiter and the sign of Capricorn and this ground will be emphasized by the fact that Jupiter will be conjunct with Saturn through much of its tour through Capricorn. This is a time when hard work, restriction, and thriftiness will be well rewarded as will the dedication to any specific skill or craft.
December 2, — December 19th, Jupiter encourages a solid foundation as it moves through Capricorn. Jupiter in the sign of the Water-bearer will support those who have messages that they wish to broadcast into the world gain greater clarity on how to do that.