There is lots to unpack this week! Grab something to drink and let’s get started.
First, the challenging square aspect between Jupiter’s expansion and Chiron’s pressure to squeeze out the pain from old wounds for release is on the wane. If this has affected you personally, either emotionally or physically, you may find you feel better this week. Chiron, having been retrograde since July, is stationary in the sky as it prepares to turn direct this week so its energies promoting healing of old wounds is intensified now.
Then Mercury, planet of the mind and communication, leaves intense Scorpio for buoyant Sagittarius on December 9th and will travel through Sag until December 28th. Mercury is more optimistic in Sagittarius, and that optimism can filter down to we humans even if your natal Mercury is in a darker sign, like my own Mercury in Scorpio. Mercury harmonizes in a trine to Chiron on the 10th, helping us to understand the challenges that we face and devise ways in which to move past them. But between the 11th and the 13th, Venus is sandwiched between stern Saturn which could create some bumps in our relationships if expectations aren’t met, and Pluto which could bring out any hidden agendas or power conflict to disrupt our relationships.
Mercury and Venus events last only a day or two so these are fleeting influences, but they are locked into the chart for the Full Moon on December 12th. The Full Moon is at 12:12 am Eastern time, which is interesting from a numerological perspective. Twelve is considered to be a holy number: there are twelve signs of the zodiac, twelve tribes of Israel, twelve apostles, twelve knights of the Round Table, twelve successors of Muhammed. Of course […]