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monday june 1st-
retrograde pallas in aquarius quincunxes the north node at 0’09 cancer at 7:32am, creating tension between the Wisdom and Warrior asteroid Goddess and the node of destiny and evolution. pallas in aquarius is very heady- coming from the mind and in extreme shadow disconnected from the heart. the north node in cancer is all about our healthy connection to and expression of emotions, feelings, heart space and more. being aware of where our default is to think rather than feel and perhaps justify our rational thoughts without honoring and feeling our emotions is key.
the sun in gemini sesquiquadrates retrograde jupiter in capricorn at 11:47am, creating tension between the conscious self and ego and the planet of expansion and excess. sun/jupiter can be great for learning, expanding, travel, teaching and studying. yet this is a tense aspect and we can overdo, go overboard and generally come to a place of excess in thinking and speaking. balance is key <3
tuesday june 2nd-
retrograde pluto in capricorn semisquares ceres in pisces at 12:39pm, creating tension between the Lord of the Underworld and the Great Mother asteroid Goddess. from 5/31 to 6/2 ceres minorly but tensely triggers the pluto/eris square! big things are heating up (or getting hotter) in matters pertaining to home, family, emotions, mothers, children, and safety and security issues. ceres in pisces is the compassionate loving mother who gives her all- but we need to balance this openness with healthy boundaries and a willingness to take a stand and fight for what is right particularly when things are very, very wrong. selfless service and realizing we are all one is the driving force behind ceres in pisces right now <3
at 5:41pm retrograde venus in gemini squares mars in pisces, creating tension and friction between the Goddess of Love and Beauty and the Will, Warrior and Drive. this can be creative, romantic and passionate but the tense nature of the square can also bring up conflict, aggression, passive aggression and issues in relationships. mars is in the midst of some heavy aspects- just separating from the ceres the Great Mother from end of may and now heading to square the sun and cojoin neptune (6/6-6/13). with such strong pisces/neptune energy present we need to be super aware of tendencies to escape, be in deniall, avoid reality, be dishonest and manipulative, addictive and/or checked out in some way. particularly in situations involving men or the masculine within- we need to be willing to see clearly and be honest with self and others.
retrograde pallas athena moves out of aquarius and back into capricorn at 6:04pm, shifting the Wisdom and Warrior Goddess from air to earth, mind to body, visionary to traditional. pallas in capricorn prefers the known and familiar and can even resist change, revolution or change. pallas in capricorn is great for practicality, organization, order and efficiency- but shadow pallas can be the daughter of the patriarchy doing things in old ways that no longer serve. honest self reflection is key!
wednesday june 3rd-
at 10:43am the sun conjoins retrograde venus at 13’35 gemini, marking the midway point of the venus retrograde cycle and the end and beginning of a new synodic cycle of venus. you can see this as the start of a new 1 1/2 year cycle but you can also see it as the end and beginning of a new 8 year larger cycle of venus (the 8 year cycle of venus includes 5 inferior conjunctions and forms the rose/pentacle of venus in the sky). venus is invisible right now- transitioning from evening star apparition to morning star. right now she is in the heart of the sun and this is a time to bring Light to all the venus ruled themes (relationships, finances, abundance, values, self worth, self love) we have been contemplating and reevaluating since venus went retrograde on 5/12 (and really since front end shadow began 4/9). one of venus’ major themes in this retrograde is her square to neptune- the first two were on 5/3 and 5/20- and now the sun and mars are triggering the venus/neptune square (from 6/2 to 6/13). PAY ATTENTION to the themes that are up for you right now as both the sun and mars are MAJORLY activating what is confused, illusory, deceptive, misunderstood, escapist or addictive right now. with venus in gemini we have the heart in the sign of the mind. with the sun- planetary ruler of the physical heart and solar plexus- we have an opportunity to drop our heads into our hearts, to allow our intuition rather than intellect lead. listen to your dreams, inner knowing and any messages you receive from the Unconscious. in the coming days do the work to see beyond the veil- in yourself, in others and the world around you <3
vesta moves into cancer at 11:52am and cojoins the north node at 0’02 cancer at 1:58pm, shifting the Priestess asteroid Goddess into the sign of the Mother and linking with the destined fated north node just before it moves into a new sign (tomorrow!). this is the LAST activation of the north node in cancer- completing a 1 1/2 years journey of evolution through emotional intimacy, honoring the feminine, connecting to our inner child and deepening our capacity for intuition and empathy. vesta shows where we are devoted and deeply focused. our true north- the path of our Highest evolution- is being activated today. PAY ATTENTION- and have the eyes to see and ears to hear as what comes in may be subtle but it’s profound. dawn bodrogi (late astrologer) says that vesta is where we are ‘driven towards the sacred’ and with the destined fated north node we can have a huge sacred opening happen in our lives today <3
thursday june 4th-
at 7:02am the mean nodes of the moon move into gemini (north node) and sagittarius (south node), shifting our evolutionary trajectory personally and collectively but also spotlighting the karmic past in a new way. the north node is the path of growth and evolution- and it is not the easy growth. this is where we are pushed out of the nest by the Universe and we have to figure out how to fly while falling down. the south node is the path of the past and it is easy and comfortable but also karmic and keeps us stuck. ultimately we want to BALANCE the nodes but because we tend to default to the south node the push for growth requires we leave the comfort of the south node and move into the unknown where the north node lies. it’s interesting to have the nodes in the axis of gemini and sagittarius. sagittarius is the Higher Mind and has to do with wisdom, beliefs and perception. gemini is the lower mind and has to do with personal perspectives, thoughts and ways we communicate. the karmic south node is in sagittarius so we are being asked to look at our karmic tendencies towards judgement, dogma and thinking we know it all and the ‘other’ people (be it race, culture, gender, sex) has it wrong. the north node in gemini asks us to COME BACK TO BEGINNERS MIND. this is a call to come back to the place of curiosity and openness. rather than thinking ‘i know it all’ with gemini north node we thinking ‘hmm i wonder what i am not seeing, i wonder what is on the other side of my perspective’. this is the journey of walking in another’s shoes- maybe not literally but from a place of open minded ness. what am i not seeing here? where do i need to open my mind? where do i need to ask questions and listen more than i need to give answers and speak? what is fascinating about this nodal axis shift is the nodes are going to activate the galactic center/anti galactic center in june/july/august (tightest alignment is end of july). these are very cosmic, High Frequency points in the Universe connected to the center and Source of our galaxy. prepare for some big time Cosmic Downloads incoming. some may be unexpected and may require shocking us out of our preconceived ideas and limited perspectives. a mantra for the coming 1 1/2 years of the nodal transit in these signs- the mind is like a parachute- it works best when it is open!
friday june 5th-
at 4:04am mercury in cancer sextiles uranus in taurus and at 6:40am squares chiron in aries, linking the mind and intellect with the Rebel/Revolutionary and the Wounded Healer. we have had a minor aspect between uranus and chiron from 2009-2021 bringing radical and revealing insights into our wounds and pain (personally and collectively) with opportunity for deep healing if we choose to not look away but instead show up and face our wounds and pain. mercury is supporting this in our conversations, communications and thinking right now. this is a time to be intimate with our emotions, feelings, sensitivities, vulnerablilities and needs. seeing where we have shut those down, blocked them in ourselves and others, and where we have an opportunity to do things different now is on tap! open your mind and come from a Higher Perspective today! don’t act out of your wounds and pain but instead turn towards them with compassion and care and see how that shifts things within and without <3
the full moon/lunar eclipse at 15’34 sagittarius is exact at 12:12pm (maximum eclipse is at 12:25pm)- marking the midway point of the current lunar cycle we are in that began with the new moon in gemini on 5/22. this full moon as well as lunar cycle triggers the axis of gemini and sagittarius- the same axis the mean nodes of the moon have now moved into (as of yesterday). this is the axis of lower mind and Higher Mind, what i think and what i know, the small/personal perspective and the Big Picture/Perspective. with the full moon eclipse and karmic south node in sagittarius we have the shadow of sagittarius spotlighted- hubris, self righteousness, thinking we are right and others are wrong, being intolerant of other people’s ignorance or closed minds (and not seeing our own), fanatasicm, self aggrandizement and more. the north node in gemini asks us to COME BACK TO BEGINNERS MIND- and this full moon eclipse is magnifying where we really need to do this. for more info on this full moon/eclipse check the lunar insight posted a few days before the full moon is exact.
saturday june 6th-
at 7:50am mars in pisces semisquares retrograde saturn in aquarius, creating tension between the will and drive and the Lord of Karma and Father of Time. mars and saturn are the two malefic planets and can bring heavy energy. mars wants to go go go and saturn puts the breaks on. mars is in pisces though a sign that is more passive and surrendering than mars prefers- so this can be about reigning in our boundaries and becoming more grounded by reality checks so we are not out to lunch or taking action from misleading motivations operating behind the scenes.
the sun in gemini sesquiquadrates retrograde saturn in aquarius at 9:09am, creating tension between the conscious self and ego and the Lord of Karma and Father of Time. sun/saturn can be great for self mastery and integrity but saturn can also repress and restrict the sun’s desire to shine it’s Light. sun/saturn says get real and see what is. with sun square mars later today and both in tense aspect to saturn- we have some big time get real moments happening where we are asked to see beyond our perceptions and ideas and see our own shadow and Unconscious motivations running us behind the scenes. this is not easy work but it’s deep and transformative.
at 12:11pm the sun in gemini squares mars in pisces, creating tension and friction between the conscious self and ego and the conscious will and drive. these are the two masculine planets and they are in tense aspect triggering the gemini/pisces square energy that venus retrograde has also been triggering. gemini is about thinking, communication and perception- and pisces is about intuition and feeling but also illusion, deception and escapism. a big part of the venus retrograde journey has been navigating through confusion and illusion so we can get to the Truth. sun/mars can argue over truth and have a ‘my way or the highway’ response. the tense aspect to mars in pisces can exacerbate tendencies to passive aggression, backhanded manipulation and purposeful deception. this is going to be exacerbated from today through 6/13 as the sun squares neptune and mars cojoins neptune. not all is as it seems and there is much going on behind the scenes in our own thinking and perception (Unconscious conditioning and motivations need to be faced and seen) but also in the world around us and in the media. take the rose colored glasses off and dig deeper to get beyond the surface and discover the Truth.
retrograde saturn in aquarius quincunxes vesta in cancer at 5:13pm, creating tension between the Lord of Karma and the Priestess asteroid Goddess. vesta is devoted to the feminine, to home and heart, mothers and children, emotional expression and emotional intimacy. saturn in aquarius is detached at best and at worst is completely cut off from emotions and the feminine within and without. seeing where the blockages are and staying focused on moving past them is key.
sunday june 7th-
retrograde venus in gemini sesquiquadrates jupiter in capricorn at 12:50am, bringing tension between the two Benefic planets. benefics shed a lot of Light but in tense aspect they can overdo this. too much pleasure seeking, people pleasing, wanting nice things and overspending or overeating are all possible. ignoring the shadow so we can live a light and surface life comes at the expense of our own depth and transformation. go deeper.
mercury in cancer semisquares retrograde venus in gemini at 6:29pm, creating tension between the mind and the heart. mercury is deeply emotional in cancer whereas venus is cerebral and intellectually oriented in gemini. mind and heart can be at odds with a need to find a better balance. communications should be based on honesty and truth- not people pleasing or avoiding tough conversations.
have a blessed week…