Full Moon in Scorpio: Muse of Tragedy & Resonance

Full Moon in Scorpio

The Full Moon in Scorpio occurs on Monday, April 26 at 8:32pm Pacific Time. At 7° 06′ of Scorpio, this Full Moon corresponds to the 5 of Cups (a decan of Mars). The Lord of Disappointment deals with negative emotions, such as loss, grief, and angst.

Mars rules the New Moon and the Full Moon for the current Lunar cycle (April 11 through May 11), bringing passion, desire, conflict, and assertive/decisive action to the forefront thematically. This is our drive to act, our source of willpower, physical movement and sexuality. Mars inspires independence, survival, self-sufficiency, strength, and courage in the best of times. Aggression, violence, control and imposed willpower are also under his domain.

The New Moon began in Mars-ruled Aries on April 11 and reached a point of significant development with the First Quarter Moon in motivated Capricorn on April 19. We may feel highly determined during this Moon cycle, driven by our hunger for something worldly – whether that’s love, money, or the promise of attaining something more abstract. Of course how you feel individually will have a lot to do with how it interacts with your birth chart.

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New Moon in Aries: The 4 of Wands Reborn

New Moon in Aries

The 4 of Wands – Venus in Aries – Lord of Perfected Work candle is rising from the ashes today during the New Moon in Aries! 🌑♈♀♂♇

New Moon in Aries (22° 24′)

The New Moon in Aries is tonight, April 11, 2021 at 7:31pm PT. This Moon is conjunct Venus in the third decan of Aries, ruled by Venus and Jupiter. This decan corresponds to the 4 of Wands card in the Tarot, the Lord of Perfected Work.

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New Moon in Pisces: Neptune & the 10 of Cups

The New Moon in Pisces Cycle 2021

This month’s New Moon occurs at 23° 03′ Pisces on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 2:21am PT.

The New Moon is a time to bring your energy back inward, grounding and centering in the moment. From here we can focus and prepare for new growth. During the Dark of the Moon, we have a natural inclination to contemplate what we’re leaving behind us and what we’re aspiring to in the future.

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The Astrology of March 2021: Creative Flow

The Astrology of March 2021

The Astrology of March 2021 drops us into Pisces season, with a dreamy New Moon in artistic Pisces happening on March 13. We can expect an increased focus on emotional and psychic awareness, creativity, and heart-centered connection this month. The heavily Aquarian-influenced period that we’re moving out of was a lot more cerebral in nature.

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Full Moon in Virgo: The 8 of Pentacles [February 2021]

Full Moon in Virgo Decan 1: the 8 of Pentacles

Full Moon in Virgo 2021

This month’s Full Moon is on Saturday, February 27 at 12:17am Pacific Time. The Full Moon in Virgo is at 8° 57′ with Venus and Neptune sharing a presence with the Sun in Pisces.

The Full Moon is a time of culmination, fulfillment, and spiritual realization. The subconscious and psychic Moon is in a state of maximum illumination. At this stage in her process, she brings our daily affairs to a head and demonstrates that certain themes and patterns are at work behind our experiences.

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New Moon in Aquarius 2021: The 7 of Swords

New Moon in Aquarius

New Moon in Aquarius 2021

This month’s New Moon occurs at 23° 16′ Aquarius on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 11:06am PT.

The New Moon is a time to bring your energy back inward, grounding and centering in the moment. From here we can focus and prepare for new growth. During the Dark of the Moon, we have a natural inclination to contemplate what we’re leaving behind us and what we’re aspiring to in the future.

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February 2021 Astrology (Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius!)

Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius (January 30 – February 20)

Mercury stations Retrograde in Aquarius (26° 29′) on Saturday, January 30, 2021. February 20 will bring the end of Mercury Retrograde (11° 01′), although the total shadow period is January 14 through March 12.

This Mercury Retrograde period happens about three times a year. Visually in the sky, Mercury appears to move in reverse. He slows down and draws to his closest point to the Earth. As Mercury enters this part of his cycle, it’s as if our minds and daily mundane affairs — which are ruled by Mercury — are operating on a different wavelength.

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Full Moon in Leo (1/28/21): Totem of Fire & the Ultima Materia

Full Moon in Leo

Full Moon in Leo

Today is the Full Moon in magnanimous Leo, occurring at 9° 05’ of the Leo/Aquarius axis (11:16am PT). This lunation has a very interesting blend of energies attached to it. Leo energy brings levity and a positive mindset to help us handle the day’s cosmic complexity.

On its own, a Leo Full Moon is a great time to acknowledge and celebrate personal accomplishments, get creative, and give from the heart. Wherever Leo falls in your chart will be an area of growth and realization for you now. You are seeing the end-product of seeds that took root 6 months ago at the Leo New Moon on August 18, 2020 (at 26° 35’ Leo).

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Tarot 101: Your First Tarot Deck

I grew up with the Tarot, reading an old Aquarian deck that had been in my family for a decade or two, starting at the age of 7.

This was a beautiful deck but in no way was it “mine.” I sometimes stole it away for weeks or months at a time, letting it live in my room and among my toys, but it was a shared deck – treated with a certain level of spiritual reverence, but passed around generously all the same.

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Astrology of January 2021: Shifting Gears

Astrology of January 2021

Astrology of January 2021

The Astrology of January 2021 sees us shifting gears as Mars joins a stationing Uranus in Taurus on the Last Quarter Moon. The Sun & Mercury follow Jupiter & Saturn into the outer limits of Aquarius, squaring off with Mars/Uranus. Mercury stations Retrograde at the end of the month, beginning this year’s new cycle of Mercury Retrogrades in Air signs. Venus meanwhile keeps us tethered to both established and revised traditions in earthy Capricorn where she conjoins Pluto and we have our first New Moon of the year on the 14th. The most significant aspects of the month are Jupiter square Uranus and Neptune squaring the Lunar Nodes.

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