by Lynn Hayes. There are no major planetary alignments this week, and the big square aspect between Saturn and Uranus that has dominated much of the year so far is mostly dormant now. Saturn and Uranus will be between 7-8 degrees from exactitude between now and October before moving together for their next confrontation towards the end of December. That is not to say that the stress between control (Saturn) and liberation (Uranus) is over, but the intensity has been ratcheted down a notch so real change can take place.
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Monday, August 9th. The energies of Sunday’s Leo New Moon are still vibrant but fading somewhat, especially after the Moon enters Virgo at 10:55 am EDT/2:55 pm UTC. The Moon influences us from within, whereas the Sun influences us from the outer world. When the Moon is in Virgo, the sign of analysis and details, those details become more important to us and how we feel and react takes a back seat. This can make it easier to get things done, improve productivity and generally be more capable and efficient.
That will be somewhat more difficult on Monday with an opposition from Venus (beauty) to Neptune (transcendence) which peaks at 8:19 pm EDT/12:19 am Tuesday UTC. Under this aspect there is a longing for more magic, and too much efficiency and analysis can harsh the mellow. This will be especially true just before midnight EDT/just before 4 am UTC when the Virgo Moon aligns with Mars creating some rough edges and conflict. Because of the hour, it could be difficult to sleep especially if you are working some things out in your mind.
Tuesday August 10th. The Moon […]