The Low-Down on the Far-Out

Full Moon in Sagittarius, May 2018

Chart for the Full Moon in Sagittarius
Chart for the Full Moon in Sagittarius

Far away, there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up
and see their beauty, believe in them,
and try to follow where they lead.
~ Louisa May Alcott

May.29 – FULL MOON in SAGITTARIUS (08:10 of Sagittarius)

Between the busy New Moon in Taurus (May.15) that kicked off this lunar cycle, and Mars picking a fight with Uranus just as they both changed signs, I think most of us are about ready to trade that drama and intensity for some mellow ease, inspiration and peace.

The Full Moon in Sagittarius hopes to do just that, but as always, there's a bit of a catch.

Sagittarius is about cultivating faith, potential, wisdom and justice – all the good things that help us to feel confident and at ease within the greater universe. There are many paths that can help you acquire these qualities, including higher learning, religion and other belief systems, philosophy, and broadening your horizons by learning about other cultures and perspectives.

Like the archer's arrow, the Full Moon in Sagittarius is meant to go high and far to activate our greater potential. Boosting this intention is Mars in Aquarius that is sextile the Moon (60°) and trine the Sun (120°) forming a Wedge aspect pattern.

Mars in Aquarius isn't afraid to cross the boundaries into uncharted territory. He'll also encourage us to stand up to the stale old establishment if there is anything blocking that greater potential. His recent square to Uranus (90°), still well within an active orb, keeps us on our toes to be on the lookout for obstacles that could interfere with our intentions.

Wedge aspect pattern - Sun, Moon, Mars

Being the apex planet of the Wedge configuration gives the Mars part of us a constructive outlet for all that nervous, edgy or impatient energy. By widening your perspective a bit and being open to unusual, unconventional or fresh ways of seeing things, your behaviour and decisions can become less prickly and over-emphasized. This can make it easier to understand the implications of your actions in their ripple effects into the future, and therefore easier to calibrate them to match your intentions.

Mars is also conjunct the South Lunar Node. This suggests you may already have the skills, awareness and vision to carry out those intentions, and only have to reach into the past to bring them into the present. On the other hand, it might also indicate that you've been relying on the same old reactions to situations for too long, and it's time to let go of the ones that have become old, stale and counter-productive.

For the first time in my life I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth – that Love is the ultimate and highest goal to which man can aspire.
Then I grasped the meaning of the greatest secret that human poetry and human thought and belief have to impart: The salvation of man is through love and in love.
~ Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

The jewel in this chart is the Grand Trine aspect pattern. Grand Trines are always an easy flowing ride through a particular element – in this case, Water. Water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) are about feelings, empathy, creativity, caring, and emotional expression and security. Trine aspects (120°) create open conduits for energy to flow between planets. The lights are all green, with very little in the way to complicate or interfere with that flow.

Grand Trine aspect pattern - Venus, Jupiter, Neptune

What really turns this triangular structure into a gem, though, are the planets involved: Jupiter, Neptune and Venus. Jupiter is the planetary ruler of Sagittarius, so the Full Moon in that sign will draw energy from whatever Jupiter is doing in the chart. And right now, Jupiter is glowing!

Jupiter and Venus are known in classical astrology traditions as the Benefics – the warm, fuzzy energies that you want on your side to ease your passage through life. Right now, these two planets are holding hands and singing happy songs. Relationships can benefit from being open to the greater potential you have with others, and your faith in yourself, humanity and life in general can be renewed by connecting in a positive way with others.

Since Venus is in Cancer, this may be especially so with family members or those whom you care for or who take care of you. Or you might find you're inspired to beautify your home in some way. Or you might need to focus all that inspiring energy toward helping you feel like a protected Child of the Universe who is loved, lovable and precious.

Venus is also still Out of Bounds (OOB), so her tastes in beauty, comfort, connection and creativity may not be satisfied by the usual forms of expression and desire. This may be a good time to try something new, unusual, visionary, inspired or brave, particularly in the area of feelings (but watch out for Saturn—see below).

Neptune is the third corner of the Grand Trine. Neptune is literally in its element in Pisces, the sign of its modern rulership. Neptune is only half-way through its 14-year journey through Pisces (2011-2025), and its influence is usually more in the background.

In general Neptune in Pisces has encouraged humanity to indulge in imagination that inspires creativity, spiritual connection and fanciful exploration. This has been a positive phenomenon shown in the explosion of creativity that has developed through the Internet, although not a very positive one when it comes to the proliferation of fake news, seductive scams, manipulation by unseen sources, and the uncertainty of not knowing if something or someone is trustworthy or not.

Right now, Jupiter and Venus are looking for the best of Neptune that will help us believe in our greatest potential and envision a path from here to its realization. This is about letting yourself believe in the best that life has to offer. At its best, this isn't about winning the lottery (although who knows??), nor about getting ego-stroking adulation from the world, as if you just won on Dancing with the Stars. Rather, this is about believing in a sense of universal love—that it exists in ways you might not see clearly yet can guide you to have faith in your own place within that universe.

The Grand Trine will be with us until mid-July in various forms. See more about this below.

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals.
Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to
keep your feet on the ground.
~ Theodore Roosevelt

You just knew there had to be a catch, right? A snag in all this warm, fuzzy softness? Well, say hello to Saturn.

No no, it's not that Saturn is playing the Bad Guy here, but he's not entirely going along with all this Neptunian-Watery-Benefic sweetness and light stuff either. Saturn doesn't really "do" sweetness and light, and right now he's feeling a bit itchy from it all, as if he put on wool underwear this morning.

Irritation Wedge aspect pattern - Sun, Moon, Saturn

Saturn has a very tight semi-sextile to the Moon (30°) and quincunx to the Sun (150°), forming what Huber astrology calls an Irritation Triangle aspect pattern. Being a Wedge-like aspect pattern, perhaps we should call it a wedgie (in wool underwear... eek!) ;-)

It's like Saturn is standing uncomfortably on the sidelines watching a party's fun and games, mumbling under his breath: "Be careful you don't slip and fall. That's not exactly proper, you know. There could be consequences from doing that. If everyone did that, society would have a big problem..."

He's not really trying to be a party-pooper; he just can't help himself. He's so tuned in to the conventional ways of doing things and knowing why they're important, that it's hard for him to go with the flow. Saturn is ultimately trying to help you avoid unintended problems that might arise from stumbling on the stairs as you climb toward your higher potential. He wants to remind you that you're still living in a physical reality world, and you can ignore the rules of that world only so much before they could come back at you.

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity
to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love
and to be greater than our suffering.
~ Ben Okri

Saturn is part of a group of would-be party-poopers who are not very thrilled to play balloon games with the rest of the class. Saturn, Mars and Pluto are tightly parallel by declination, which means they are hovering at the same distance from the celestial equator, even though they're not aligned by an aspect. Think of them as the security team scouting out different rooms at the party, talking to each other on their wrist phones.

Saturn, Mars and Pluto are not exactly party animals at the best of times, although Mars could get into it if the energy is high enough. Saturn seems ill-at-ease in an atmosphere of giddiness, and Pluto is probably more content to check out the plumbing in the basement to see if it's properly installed.

Mars in Aquarius is on good terms with the Sun and Moon and would enjoy having fun with them, but he's also aware of possible disapproval from Saturn and Pluto if he does. Although there is no aspect between them (not even a minor one), Pluto is right on the midpoint between Mars and Saturn, which gives him mediator status.

Mars and Saturn are not usually good buddies at the best of times: Mars likes to take action now whereas Saturn prefers to cautiously plan and weigh alternatives. And each of them has a very different perspective on the Full Moon axis – Mars through the cooperative sextile/trine aspects, and Saturn through the skeptical semi-sextile/quincunx aspects.

Hard Wedge aspect pattern - Sun, Moon, Pluto

Pluto has his own issues with the Full Moon, forming yet another Wedge-type figure that I call a Hard Wedge – semi-square to the Moon (45°) and sesqui-quadrate the Sun (135°). These are aspects of struggle, conflict and challenge, so Pluto's take on the Sagittarian party atmosphere might range from discomfort to disagreement to disapproval. You might feel the urge to try and control all those free-flowing possibilities, especially if you tend to prefer certainty over spontaneity or restraint over indulgence.

While Saturn and Mars argue about whether to just enjoy the flow or question it, Pluto is likely to knock their heads together if they start snarling at each other—or more constructively, he might give them strenuous homework designed to temper each one's attitude through a deeper understanding of the other's purpose and role in the scheme of things.

You may feel a bit conflicted about how to respond to inspiring ideas and visions of potential. Should you trust the promise and go with it? Or should you take a more practical approach and do a reality check before you commit yourself? The answer is Yes. The promise may not be the answer to all your problems, but it could still bring something refreshing to your thirsty spirit. And while it's not usually wise to just collapse yourself into something before checking it out, holding back to wait for guarantees means depriving yourself of the possibility of something good.

So, with Mars ready to jump into the party, and Pluto and Saturn hesitating at the sidelines, a good balance is like the carpenter's motto: measure twice, cut once. Be open to the possibilities but do the reality check as well.

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way
we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
~ Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

The upshot of all this is that there is abundant energy right now to take off and fly high through your imagination, spiritual longing, emotional desires and creativity. It might even be the perfect time to try something new.

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For instance, take a chance on trusting someone by showing them your tender, vulnerable underbelly. Experiment with something new creatively, whether that means doing something different with your home, trying a new hairstyle, or finding unique ways to commune with nature.

Whatever you decide to do with this energy, know that although there is a lot of potential to expand your horizons, not all the lights are green on that road. You will still need to work cooperatively with the world around you and the Powers That Be, which sometimes means pausing your progress or sidestepping obstacles or problem-solving a dilemma or two.

The best use of this energy will not be simply taking a vacation from life's difficulties, but something that will nourish your spirit and encourage you to be a better person. And the best part is, you have about 7 more weeks to play around with it and squeeze the best benefit out of it. :-)

When you do things from your soul,
you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
~ Rumi

May.27-Jun.06 – Grand Trine in Water (9-21° Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)

From May.27 to Jun.06 there is a lovely Grand Trine in Water signs gracing our skies. Jupiter and Neptune have just done their 2nd of 3 passes (Dec.02.2017, May.25.2018, Aug.19.2018), so they're still extremely close in orb. In fact, they remain within a 5° orb from Apr.13 until Sep.23, so this idealistic, hopeful, magical energy is with us for quite a while.

Venus is the first of 3 planets to pass through the zone where a Grand Trine is formed with Jupiter and Neptune. This is at its closest on June 1-2 at 15-16 degrees of the Water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces). However, its orb of influence stretches from May.27 to Jun.06 (5° orb), marked by the Moon's conjunctions to Jupiter at the beginning and to Neptune at the end. In addition, the Moon forms a Grand Trine Kite on Jun.01 when it opposes Venus, when the Grand Trine is at its closest.

Grand Trine aspect pattern - Venus, Jupiter, Neptune

What does it mean? Venus combined with Jupiter and Neptune make a powerful alliance that are bound to amplify and strengthen situations related to social justice, creativity, spiritual connection and relationships. Being in Water signs, emotions and feelings are likely to be running high, and finding a satisfying outlet will help keep you from drowning in them. Creative projects can be very helpful and constructive, as well as any kind of artistic expression: music, dance, art and beautifying your environment. Finances, possessions and values may also take on a golden glow, which could increase your abundance and possibly deplete it – making impulse purchases could be more tempting than you can resist!

The Grand Trine repeats from June 17-22 (with Mercury, during the lunar cycle that begins with the New Moon in its sign of Gemini) and again July 2-11 (with the Sun at the Solar Eclipse in Cancer). More about those in future updates.

May.29 – Mercury enters Gemini (until Jun.12)  (May.30 in UK, AU)

Mercury is the planetary ruler of Gemini, so the mind wants to fly fast and free. Communication and perceptions may come and go like a fresh breeze through an open window. This can create a wide variety of ideas but not necessarily productive application of those ideas. You might find it a little easier to articulate words, sharpen your mental focus, and collect and analyze your thoughts and information. This can give wings to your ideas and self-expression, but remember that you'll have to back up any promises and "fast talk" with action and substance. Let this be a time to explore possibilities and enjoy social interaction, rather than jump to final conclusions. Collect the raw data and exchange ideas, but be aware that understanding the broader meaning will likely come later.

May.30 – Mercury sextile Chiron (01:53 of Gemini/Pisces)  (May.31 in AU)

Your mental focus and communication could get an injection of healing energy under this transit, as long as you are prepared to put some effort into getting it. Your spirits can become uplifted now, from seeing a light at the end of the tunnel or from finding a light that guides you along the path in front of you. It will not, however, make the tunnel or the path go away; you'll still have to walk the walk. But your mental perspective can become more accepting of inconsistencies and frustrations under this transit, which can alleviate a lot of stress and make the journey a bit smoother. Mental struggles and critical "self-talk" may find some reconciliation and acceptance that brings peace of mind. You have an increased ability to find the right words and understanding to help others with their problems, by providing insightful feedback. To get the most out of this transit, aim to find a mental outlook and communication style that can tolerate contradiction without having to eradicate one in order to justify the other.

Jun.01 – Mercury trine Mars (05:31 of Gemini/Aquarius)  (Jun.02 in AU)

It may be easy to find the courage to speak your mind and say what needs to be said under this transit. In fact, your ideas and words may come so quickly and easily that it's hard to stop them from tumbling out of your mouth before you've had a chance to evaluate the best way to say them. Your communication is likely to be direct, concise and right on the mark, even if it might also be a bit blunt or pointed. If you need to confront someone about a difficult situation, this transit can provide courage and clear words to help you do that – although perhaps not as good for a situation requiring a more delicate, sensitive touch. It is a time when you could potentially find the nerve to take risks, or to defend yourself if the need arises (especially verbally). Overall, this is a wonderful transit for anything involving direct communication (e.g., public speaking, writing, debating), as well as mental agility (e.g., generating ideas, finding solutions, making decisions).

Jun.01 – Venus trine Jupiter (15:31 of Cancer/Scorpio)  (Jun.02 in AU)

Your luck and opportunity to attract money, love, resources and self-esteem are high right now. The flow of attraction (whether that is magnetizing people, things or opportunities) is riding a strong current right now. You could find it easier than usual to get the resources and abundance for whatever you need right now. On the other hand, "your eyes may be bigger than your stomach" (as mother used to say), meaning your desire may magnify your sense of need beyond what is wise. You may be tempted to spend, flirt or bluff your way through situations, preferring to ignore or avoid hardship, boundaries or drudgery. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but be careful you don't get your hopes up so high that you set yourself up for disappointment or make promises you can't keep. It's probably wise to balance this easy flowing energy with some discretion and good judgement.

Jun.02 – Mercury sextile North Lunar Node (07:09 of Gemini/Leo)  (Jun.01 in HAST)  ("What's a Lunar Node?")

You may be more perceptive and observant than usual during this transit. You could find the right words to communicate a little easier, or you might simply find that things make a little more sense. It can be a good time to write that letter, ask that question, make that call, when you feel you are in focus to move forward. The only caution is to be careful not to focus on what you want so strongly that you can't see what's really there, or to try to force the situation to be what you want it to be.

Jun.02 – Venus trine Neptune (16:35 of Cancer/Pisces)  (Jun.01 in HAST)

This can be a time of romance, creativity, and a sense of oneness with the natural beauty of all that exists in the world. On a social or intimate level, things may run smoothly – even a bit magically! So be sure you are clear about what you really want. In terms of finances and material worth, this can be a time of blessings and abundance that could seem to appear out of nowhere. But be careful – it can also be a time of overspending and wondering where the money went! Your natural beauty and warmth shines through now, so it is a good time to peek out from behind any façade of glamour or illusion you might be cloaked in. You are likely to see the very best in others (and they in you), so that negotiation, interaction and attraction can seem to flow effortlessly. This magical attraction energy could also open you up to seeing wonderful qualities in others that may or may not actually be there, so do a reality check with a trusted friend before you make any important choices.

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Jun.05 – Sun conjunct Mercury (05:20 of Gemini)  (Jun.06 in UK, AU)

During this transit, your sense of self and purpose can become merged with what you think, perceive and say. On one hand, this can make for an easy flow of ideas and communication from inside your brain to the external world. It can also increase your perceptions and observations of the world, as you file it all away in your internal database. On the other hand, you may find yourself a bit tongue-tied, as it could be hard to separate your sense of self from your perceptions and ideas enough to find the words to adequately express them. In that case, just observe and go with the flow; the words will come later. It can also be a time when it's not easy to be objective, especially about yourself and how you bring yourself to the world around you. It's like your Being automatically expresses and sets into motion the things you think, perceive and want to say. This can help you to feel like your sense of self is shining effortlessly, but if your thoughts and perceptions are in conflict with other parts of you (e.g., emotions, needs, objectivity) then it might become a time when you act a little too quickly with blinders on. Strive for balance and self-honesty before you act.

Jun.05 – Venus opposite Pluto (20:50 of Cancer/Capricorn)  (Jun.06 in UK, AU)

Under this transit you could experience great intensity and challenge in your relationships or financial matters. It is a time to delve into the depths of your personal issues that associated with relationships, finances, resources and values. That means being willing to examine the under-the-surface dynamics and hidden patterns that affect these areas of your life. These emerging patterns could indicate a need to come to terms with your "Shadow" – this could include unconscious hidden agendas, secret desires, obsessions or power games. You have an opportunity now to learn more about how you project this "Shadow" onto others through your interactions, expectations, hopes and fears. At its best, this can be a time to transform fear into fortitude and powerlessness into endurance. By being willing to negotiate and work with your fears, feelings of intimidation or efforts to gain empowerment through self-honesty, you have the potential to create a win-win situation.

Jun.06 – Mercury goes Out of Bounds (15:47 Gemini to 22:21 Cancer; OOB until Jun.24)  (Jun.05 in HAST, AKDT, PDT)   ("What does Out of Bounds mean?"   "What is Declination?")

Mercury goes Out of Bounds (OOB), giving us a chance to peek into ideas and observations beyond our usual thoughts, awareness and comfort zone. The "air up there" can be a bit rarefied. If you're not used to it (and even if you are), your thoughts might seem almost a bit drunk, confused, inspired or flowing so freely that it's hard to capture them clearly. If you do catch one of these thoughts clearly, remember that it's an idea, not necessarily reality, even though you could use it to create a new reality for yourself. Your mental peripheral vision can become expanded, taking in more information than usual. You may have a chance to manifest it more clearly when Mercury returns from "outer space."

Another effect that is common while Mercury is OOB is that it can feel like Mercury is retrograde, even when it's not. Weird things often happen, including confusion and things seeming to be generally out-of-synch. As with the actual Mercury retrograde, it's best to give yourself a bit more time to get to appointments, drive more carefully, double-check information and give everyone around you a bit more patience, since they're going through this too.

Like all things in astrology and life, Mercury OOB has its upside and its downside. Much depends on which thoughts you feed and what you feed them with. If you consume fear, suspicion, anger or hostility, you could find yourself feeling a bit paranoid, easily angered, or looking for ways to cheat in order to avoid anticipated negativity. On the upside, you may discover a fresh understanding about things, putting new pieces of the puzzle into place and tapping into a higher level of truth and insight. Try writing down your ideas, perceptions, thoughts and moods. After Mercury comes back down to earth, you can see how you can put those observations and ideas to good use.

Jun.06 – Mercury square Neptune (16:27 of Gemini/Pisces)  (Jun.07 in AU)

Your mental focus may be a bit clouded, confused or lethargic right now, as your conscious mind struggles to grasp the formless, limitless expanse of the Universe and the unconscious. You may experience some disillusionment or disappointment, in your observations or communication with others. However, what is flowing under the surface of events right now is the need to dissolve away the crust of old expectations that blocks your view from seeing a greater Truth. If you're feeling off-balance, try to listen more than you talk, so that you can be receptive to your inner sensitivity. Left-brain analysis might be difficult to work with right now unless you balance it with a lot of right-brain intuition. You may have to let go of a rigid mindset, or give up what you think you understand about a situation in your life, in order to open yourself to a new perspective that is difficult to define but is ultimately in the best interest of your spiritual growth.

Jun.07 – Sun square Neptune (16:27 of Gemini/Pisces)  (Jun.06 in HAST, AKDT, PDT, MDT)

Your ideals, hopes and wishful thinking may loom a little too large during this time, making you prone to disappointment and disillusionment. You might want a fantasy or dream to come true so much that you disconnect from the reality that seems to be in the way – only to find that the obstacle was serving a positive purpose after all. Your imagination may be very active now, but not easy to control or balance with reality. However, it can be a very creative time if you're able to harness that imagination for productive use. Unconscious urges and longings may be especially close to the surface, so you have an opportunity to learn more about the hidden forces that drive you (and perhaps distort your view of the world around you). Spiritually, you might discover that your yearning for enlightenment is not the straightforward path you had hoped for, but it can be just as valuable (although disappointing) to discover what is *not* your best path. Emotionally you may feel a bit overwhelmed, discouraged or confused. On the plus side, you have an opportunity to observe a deeper part of you, which is usually camouflaged against the distracting background of day-to-day life. There is tremendous creative, spiritual and healing potential to be found by listening to and working with the inner voices from those depths.

Jun.07 – Venus returns from Out of Bounds (OOB since May.05; 13:20 Gemini to 22:57 Cancer; next OOB is Nov.13.2019)  (Jun.08 in AU)   ("What does Out of Bounds mean?"   "What is Declination?")

Venus has been Out of Bounds (OOB) and now returns within the bounds of the Sun, by declination. Venus is a bit harder to integrate into the conventional world while she's OOB – a little wilder and freer, and perhaps looking for a more adventurous connection with others, but also less grounded and realistic. Now that Venus is returning in-bounds now, you may find that these areas are a little easier to work and more likely to gain acceptance and approval from others. However, if you've enjoyed some extra freedom and release during the OOB, this might feel a bit like coming back from a great vacation and now it's time to get back to work. The best thing you can do with your Venus OOB experiences is look for ways to integrate them into your everyday life.

Coming back in bounds can be a bit of a bumpy landing as that unrestricted energy becomes squeezed back into its usual potency. This is a good time to observe your desires and social interaction, as well as changes in Venus themes in society around you. For several days before and after this date, pay attention to the things that amplify or cool down your desires and need for social connection. Realize that this is an adjustment period, and having some patience with yourself and others can help to smooth and soothe this time.

Alternatively, the re-entry can also be an eventful time when changes in Venus-related areas can occur. For example, you might feel this is the right time to start—or end—a relationship or friendship, or make changes to a social situation in your life. A shift in how you experience or handle desire, receptivity, diplomacy or compromise could inspire you to make positive changes in those areas. This might be due to a change in perspective as a result of your experiences while Venus was OOB.

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Jun.08 – Mars conjunct South Lunar Node (07:09 of Aquarius)  (Jun.07 in HAST, AKDT, PDT, MDT)  ("What's a Lunar Node?")

This transit's range of influence is roughly 2 weeks before and after this date, although it reaches its peak now. The South Lunar Node is where we let go of, move away from, express or release something. Although the South Node can involve loss of some kind, it can also signify that what had previously been actively in the "foreground" of your life is now moving into the "background" and becoming assimilated as simply one part among many, rather than being a specific focus. Often whatever is being released is something we took in, embraced or began to move toward when Mars passed over the North Lunar Node. The North Node is sometimes known as the Dragon's Head, which eats or consumes. The South Node is known as the Dragon's Tail, which... well you get the idea. ;-) Since this involves Mars, what is being embraced or released likely has to do with anger, aggression, assertiveness or forcefulness. This might also be about sex or physical energy or something being set into motion. Depending on your natal chart, this could also involve the houses Mars rules and resides in, as well as where the current transit is taking place.

Jun.12 – Mercury enters Cancer (until Jun.29)  (Jun.13 in AU)

Intuition, sensitive perception, and communication of feelings flow more easily during this transit. Your empathy may be deepened now, as you can be more able to imagine and pick up on what other people feel and need. Because of this, you may also find that it's easier to say difficult things in a sensitive, caring way. However, your open connection to others might also increase the risk of communicating in a hurtful or callous way, if you are not used to treading gently. Your creative imagination is also more accessible now. To take advantage of this, try doing some journal writing, expand your emotional awareness, have some creative fun, or think of ways to make your environment more homey and comfortable.

Jun.13 – Mercury sextile Uranus (01:22 of Cancer/Taurus)

There is potential for brilliance and excitement under this transit. You may be more spontaneous, upbeat and eccentric than usual. If you are used to a fairly predictable lifestyle, it is a time when you may be inspired to experiment with something out of character. If you are used to being whacky, zany and impulsive, this transit can provide opportunities to express this. You may have an increased ability to "think outside the box" if you stretch your mind a little, and there is the possibility of having an "ah-ha!" experience, when answers and realisations fall into place. There is also the possibility of being mentally restless, so that it's hard to slow down your thoughts or apply yourself seriously to your responsibilities. Your attention span may be a bit short for a couple of days. This energy can be used to consider new ideas that seemed outlandish or impossible before, and see new potential in them.

Next Update:  NEW MOON in GEMINI. Available by June 13, 2018.

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