Weekly Astrology Notes Dec 10-17, 2017
Note: Times shown are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Weekly Summary: The last week before the New Moon. We are continuing to go through a season of letting go more than ever before. This past week we’ve seen more spectacular falls as Saturn in the last degrees of Sagittarius claims more victims. Yet, despite all of this unprecedented turmoil, you may have noticed how the general mood is calm, Mercury-r at the conjunction to Saturn continues to set the conservative and cautious tone.
We have what looks to be a fantastic week ahead. It’s time to relax and celebrate this week. Two trines to Uranus happening on the weekends, first Mercury then the Sun, act like bookends to a liberating week. The coming weekend in particular is care-free and magnanimous. So live life to the fullest this week, the universe is giving us the open mind and heart we all need now to let go of whatever is holding us back in life and dance our way over the threshold into the New Moon cycle, which I am going to talk a lot about this week.
We start the week with Mercury trine Uranus and Venus square Neptune this Sunday 12/10, making it a good time to out and about and put us in the spirit of the holidays, an easy-going, generous mood. Moon (Libra) continues through Monday, making it a pleasant day. And the pace picks up on Tuesday with Sun conjunct Mercury, making it a busy day, a good day for business and for professional contacts. Moon (Scorpio) brings some intense energy on Wednesday but gives us a chance to recuperate on Thursday. Then starting on Thursday evening we have an extra long Void of Course that lasts until last Friday afternoon, so it’s not a day to start new projects. As well on Friday, Mercury conjunct Venus puts us in a pleasant mood, not interested in work. Sun trine Uranus on Saturday morning means we’re looking to liberate ourselves, so it looks like Friday folks won’t be interested in working, maybe take a long weekend. That’s because not only is Saturday a day to satisfy your need for freedom, but Sunday is a fun day, a day for indulgence and recreation, loaded with positive Moon (Sagittarius) aspects and ending with the New Moon in Sagittarius late Sunday evening, which I have a lot to say about this month.
On Sunday, A perfect time to mingle with the crowd. Mercury trine Uranus will get us moving around, interested in new things, open to different people, new experiences. And Venus square Neptune will dissolve our barriers, help us absorb the energy of the spirit of the holidays, and put us in a generous mood. Although Moon (Virgo) aspects give us a couple of challenges mid-morning and early evening. But otherwise a good day to be out and about.
On Monday, A pleasant and harmonious day as Moon in Libra makes just one pleasant aspect today.
On Tuesday, Sun conjunct Mercury (Sagittarius) makes it a busy day, we’re on the move today, traveling, communicating, expanding, doing something positive, meeting people, looking to make philosophical connections, attending to your public image. A good day for professional (Sagittarius) contacts (Mercury), meeting people who will help you expand your sphere. And Moon (Libra) helps out this afternoon but gives us a little disruption this evening.
On Wednesday, Moon (Scorpio) gives us an intense and passionate day. Be cautious around noon when Moon conjunct Mars brings volatile emotions.
On Thursday, Moon in Scorpio gives us opportunities to regenerate and heal today.
On Friday, Extra Long Void of Course (Scorpio) from Thursday evening until late Friday afternoon. So today is not a day to start new projects, but don’t worry, it’s just the calm before a great weekend ahead. With Mercury-r conjunct Venus (Sagittarius), we’re care-free and indulgent today, add in Sun trine Uranus early Saturday morning, it’s likely most folks will look for a way to take the day off on Friday. Not a work day. Friday evening brings bright energies and surprises, it make for an enlightening evening, good time for social gatherings.
On Saturday, Sun trine Uranus has us shining bright with ambition and confidence. We are looking for innovative ways to express ourselves. The start of a great weekend.
On Sunday, A really fun day. We’re letting go as we approach the New Moon late this evening and we get Moon conjunct three planets in Sagittarius today, bringing us a large dose of idealism, not interested in duty and responsibility, looking to expand your horizons. Able to let go and have fun. Perfect time for recreation or any sort of social gathering.
A perfect time to mingle with the crowd. Mercury trine Uranus will get us moving around, interested in new things, open to different people, new experiences. And Venus square Neptune will dissolve our barriers, help us absorb the energy of the spirit of the holidays, and put us in a generous mood. Although Moon (Virgo) aspects give us a couple of challenges mid-morning and early evening. But otherwise a good day to be out and about.
1:30am – Mercury-r (Sagittarius) trine Uranus (Aries). Once again, last time Saturday 11/25. This aspect is most in effect on Saturday evening. A good day to meet new people, we’re more open to the unusual, something different to break up the stagnant energy. Ambitious, a bit restless, looking for stimulation. Also we like to share our ideal with others, enlighten others and be enlightened. Could be a sudden change of plans for the better or desire to change direction suddenly on an inspiration. The mind (Mercury) is electric (Uranus), better able to grasp abstract ideas and better able to know what others are thinking, good intuitive skills, good timing, good driving skills.
Today we are looking to get out of the house, travel and do something different. Taking a short trip or even a weekend getaway should be a positive experience, helping to clear out the mind. Aspect is creative (fire trine), and Mercury rules the hands, so it’s a great for any type of creative work. Lots (Sagittarius) of ideas (Mercury) expressed in an unconventional (Uranus) manner, brings out your unique qualities. Writing in particular would be a good outlet for this energy. Good for shopping, lots of unexpected (Uranus) transactions (Mercury), able to find the perfect gift for friend (Uranus).
5:48am – Venus (Sagittarius) square Neptune (Pisces). Also more in effect on Saturday evening. Another Sunday with strong Pisces energy. This aspect makes us dreamy, delusional, easily absorb the feelings of others, although very expansive, desire to reach out and connect socially with everyone, wanting to see only the good side in others and refusal to see the bad side. Seeing the world through rose colored glasses, the crisis to overcome what you don’t see (Sagittarius square Pisces) which expresses itself in a generous, expansive way, not your typical square. Neptune dissolves, so energy level is low.
The good side of this aspect is that it induces a warm, generous feeling, an idealistic attitude, very forgiving, also makes you lazy, indulgent with a really strong appreciation for art and music. Good aspect for social gatherings, everyone wants to make a connection. Venus in Sagittarius is flirty and adventurous, loves to throw caution to the wind and just can’t say ‘no’ to an exciting new romance and this aspect really brings that out. Good time to make love, play music, paint, draw, and writing is good therapy.
The bad side is if you lack warmth in your life, you may feel more melancholy today, not able to trust others, preferring to not share yourself with others, feeling disappointed with yourself. So use this aspect to bring more warmth into your life, there is more opportunity to make a connection at this time, folks are more forgiving and approachable. There is also a willingness to sacrifice (Neptune) yourself for someone else, get used, put up with someone’s psychosis, be a door mat for someone else to step on. The best way to deal with this energy is to lend a helping hand consciously instead of letting the other person decide where you should place your charity and universal (Pisces) goodwill (Sagittarius).
We get some luck today as the accompanying Mercury aspect will add some excitement to the day and alleviate some of the negative side. Venus rules Taurus as well, which our personal possessions, like money, so for sure this aspect will loosen folks up a bit and encourage them to spend money and bring out the generous side in folks. All things considered, it looks to be a very big weekend for Holiday shopping.
Accompanying Moon aspects today:
10:34am – Moon (Virgo) square Mercury (Sagittarius). Unfortunately this is the one aspect today that is not good for shopping. Emotional issues interfere with communication and transactions.
7:02pm – Moon (Virgo) square Saturn (Sagittarius). Emotional needs conflict with obligations, hard to share yourself with others. Do your best with what you have. Eat a warm meal. Void of Course begins.
9:01pm – Moon enters Libra. We are looking for balance and equilibrium in our lives for the next couple of day, more willing to make peace, show our diplomatic side, more interested in your relationship. Greater interest in art and beauty, good time to share with your partner and good time for social gatherings.
A pleasant and harmonious day as Moon in Libra makes just one pleasant aspect today.
10:42pm – Moon (Libra) sextile Venus (Sagittarius) It does not get any more easy going than this aspect. Very diplomatic (Libra). Good aspect for social gatherings.
Sun conjunct Mercury (Sagittarius) makes it a busy day, we’re on the move today, traveling, communicating, expanding, doing something positive, meeting people, looking to make philosophical connections, attending to your public image. A good day for professional (Sagittarius) contacts (Mercury), meeting people who will help you expand your sphere. And Moon (Libra) helps out this afternoon but gives us a little disruption this evening.
7:09am – Moon (Libra) square Pluto (Capricorn) Self-controlled and controlling, strong burst of energy, narrowly focused (Capricorn) to help sever restrictive bonds. Secrets are revealed, but realizations are personal.
12:39pm – Moon (Libra) sextile Sun (Sagittarius) The last sextile before the New Moon is always a great aspect, good for social endeavors, folks are feeling content, desire to be with friends and share stories of this months’ goals, how things worked out. It’s the time when we return to community so that we can share the lessons and benefits of this month’s growth. Should make the lunch hour very pleasant and uplifting.
1:32pm – Moon (Libra) sextile Mercury (Sagittarius) Able to communicate (Mercury) our emotional needs (Moon). Flirty, loquacious, good aspect for romance.
5:49pm – Sun conjunct Mercury-r (Sagittarius) Last occurrence Oct 8 at 16d Libra. This aspect is always a good one. It brings the light of the Sun into the conscious mind. We are more talkative, intelligent, opinionated, and curious. Good day for communication, folks are brighter, talk more and like to take the stage, adds drama (Sun) to our speech (Mercury). Our creative energy (Sun) is very active and changeable (Mercury), we can move easily from one thing to the next without much hesitation. Able to do two things (Gemini) at once. Good for juggling. Folks have lots of bright ideas and the inner child within us comes out to play. Any creative (Sun) effort using your hands (Mercury) is a good outlet. A good aspect for business transactions. People feeling generous (Sagittarius), want to transact, spend money.
Sagittarius also brings out the idealistic and forgiving side. We want to be on the move today, traveling, expanding, doing something positive, meeting people, making professional connections, attending to your public profile. Folks want to make a good impression on others, fortify and expand their image, project the good side of themselves, looking to make a philosophical connection with others. Inspired to act like you went to college, whether you did or not. A good day for professional (Sagittarius) contacts (Mercury).
7:49pm – Moon (Libra) opposition Uranus (Aries) Restless, sudden disruptions and sudden ambitions. Desire to make a relationship connection (Aries to Libra). Emotional (Moon) instability (Uranus) leads to insecurity, need to maintain balance under changing circumstances.
Moon (Scorpio) gives us an intense and passionate day. Be cautious around noon when Moon conjunct Mars brings volatile emotions.
4:27am – Moon (Libra) sextile Saturn (Sagittarius). Things flowing along smoothly Wednesday morning as we are at ease with duty and responsibility. Void of Course begins.
5:59am – Moon enters Scorpio. Time for emotional regeneration, and more in control for the next couple of days, more secretive. We are more passionate about life, intense, but more reactive towards social imbalance. More aware of the collective, our personal share and that of others. More psychic and better able to grasp important and private issues. Scorpio, the second water sign, associated with your partner’s emotional needs, makes us better able to merge with a partner.
11:23am – Moon conjunct Mars (Scorpio). First time in a year and a half now that Mars is once again in Scorpio. Intense and impulsive emotions. Could get volatile in Scorpio. Not good for digestion. You may need to find a healthy way to release tension. Whatever negativity comes your way, just don’t take it personally, otherwise you may want to get revenge. The purpose is to help self-destructive patterns emerge so you can purge them.
Moon in Scorpio gives us opportunities to regenerate and heal today.
4:40am – Moon (Scorpio) trine Neptune (Pisces) Feeling profound, psychic, intuitive. Emotions dissolve into the collective where we are looking to salvage some part of ourselves. Can be very helpful towards another, able to help others reclaim some part of the themselves as well.
8:58am – Moon conjunct Jupiter (Scorpio) Jupiter in Scorpio is bringing a lot of regeneration and healing energy to the world now, this aspect helps us tune in to that. Good time to explore your innate recuperative abilities, heal yourself and others, helps to find that space where you feel lucky with your part in the universe. Good time for social gatherings, folks are expansive, feeling lucky (Jupiter).
5:42pm – Moon (Scorpio) sextile Pluto (Capricorn). Early evening we get solemn and passionate. Strong burst of energy to transform our lives. Void of Course begins, continues until Friday afternoon. So it’s an extra long V/C.
Extra Long Void of Course (Scorpio) from Thursday evening until late Friday afternoon. So today is not a day to start new projects, but don’t worry, it’s just the calm before a great weekend ahead. With Mercury-r conjunct Venus (Sagittarius), we’re care-free and indulgent today, add in Sun trine Uranus early Saturday morning, it’s likely most folks will look for a way to take the day off on Friday. Not a work day. Friday evening brings bright energies and surprises, it make for an enlightening evening, good time for social gatherings.
6:09am – Mercury-r conjunct Venus (Sagittarius). Last had this aspect March 18 in Aries, when Venus was retrograde. Always a nice aspect that makes communication (Mercury) balanced and diplomatic (Venus). Mercury makes us consciously aware of others (Venus) so we are more congenial and willing to listen.
It’s easier than usual to find agreement with others because today we feel the need to be in agreement. Our sense of self is dependent on the ability to find agreement with others. So it’s a great day to resolve your differences with another as well a make an agreement, although with Mercury retrograde, you probably still want to wait before starting any new projects. A great aspect for relationships as well. Existing relationships get more vitality and new relationships have a friendly quality that makes it easy to get along.
In Sagittarius, this aspect is care-free, easy-going, inspirational and produces a lot of creative energy. Mercury and Venus get along very well, it’s like when your cousins come visit for the holidays. Release of inhibitions. Not a time for serious thought, more a time of lighthearted conversation and concern for beauty, harmony, love and relationships. A great aspect for a party or social gathering, no one is too shy to speak today.
5:07pm – Moon enters Sagittarius. Feeling lucky for the next couple of days, more interested in philosophical matters, looking to expand our horizons, gallop like a horse. With so many planets now in Sagittarius these days, Moon in Sagittarius can be even more fun than usual, flirty and loud, maybe even too much of a good thing. Add in Sun trine Uranus tomorrow morning and Moon in Sagittarius will be a lot of fun this weekend. Time to travel, get out of the house and explore. We are more spontaneous and indulgent for the next couple of days.
Sun trine Uranus happening early Saturday morning brings bright energy and surprises, it makes for an enlightening time on Friday evening.
Sun trine Uranus has us shining bright with ambition and confidence. We are looking for innovative ways to express ourselves. The start of a great weekend.
3:27am – Sun (Sagittarius) trine Uranus (Aries) Much like Mercury trine Uranus recently. Today we are looking for innovative (Uranus) ways to express ourselves, interested in showing our unique qualities. Shining bright with ambition and confidence, we have lots of creative energy, looking for new activities, something that would give you a new avenue of expression. Inspires us to pick the instrument or paintbrush and get busy.
Friendships take on more importance today as we are looking for ways to co-create (Sun) in a group (Uranus) setting. Open to new ideas, different types of people, especially eclectic types, able to grasp abstract concepts. Uranus enlightens and modernizes so today we are more interested in science and new technology, new ways to solve old problems, inspires folks to get involved in the community. Esoteric subjects, like astrology, and the unusual seem more interesting today, the recent Mercury trine Uranus coincided with an significant increase in views for my videos. Uranus like to bring surprises, so we could all see some today, and it’s a good idea to surprise someone else, mix things up a bit, break through the stagnant energy, remind yourself of your highest potential as a being on this planet.
We are looking to bring forth inspiration (Sagittarius) and incorporate that into our identity (Aries). Lots of bright ideas, enthusiasm and ambition. Good time to be with friends (Uranus) or to mingle in a crowd, make contacts, share information. You may meet someone who enlightens you or somehow helps change your life for the better, or you could do the same for them. In fact, it’s a good opportunity to form new friendships.
4:28pm – Moon (Sagittarius) square Neptune (Pisces) Very expansive on the emotions, easy to delude yourself.
A really fun day. We’re letting go as we approach the New Moon late this evening and we get Moon conjunct three planets in Sagittarius today, bringing us a large dose of idealism, not interested in duty and responsibility, looking to expand your horizons. Able to let go and have fun. Perfect time for recreation or any sort of social gathering.
12:56am – Moon conjunct Mercury (Sagittarius) Middle of the night, thinking bright and clear. Conscious (Mercury) and subconscious (Moon) working together. Very intuitive.
10:34am – Moon conjunct Venus (Sagittarius) Flirty and coquettish. This aspect is really a lot of fun. Everyone just wants to have a good time, no one interested in work or obligations. Perfect aspect for recreation to go along with the pleasant and generous mood.
6:46pm – Moon (Sagittarius) trine Uranus (Aries) Ambitious, looking to show your unique qualities.
10:30pm – Moon conjunct Sun (Sagittarius). The New Moon at 26d31′ Sagittarius. Just taking a look at this amazing chart at the New Moon. Five planets in Sagittarius, square to Neptune and Chiron (Pisces), trine to Uranus (Aries). This is the New Moon that represents the great ending to the last 2.5 years of struggle. When you finally see the truth, you’ll wonder why you didn’t see this before, as it has been for everyone these past several weeks. We have arrive at the Point of Know Return. We have overcome our limitations to what we did not see in the past, namely the truth about what’s really going on in the world, what the political and entertainment elites are really doing, how it’s all become a big cesspool at the top.
Now we are the point of letting go. This New Moon represents a leap of faith, when we take a step forward not knowing if the ground in front of us is stable, after all we’ve never been here before, so it takes some time getting accustomed. But we must go forward.
Sun, Moon and Saturn square Chiron means this is the month when the death blow is delivered. Those who did not escape the Tower of Babel as it was falling are now disposed of. Mercury and Venus square Neptune means that we are not mentally prepared and have a hard time accepting the information, we are forced to surrender our thinking process (Mercury) and sense of balance (Venus) to the collective (Neptune), so there is a lot of personal letting go of our own perspective (Sagittarius) this month. If we don’t, then we fail to merge with the collective and become at outcast, swept under the carpet (Pisces) of history.
The squares to Pisces means we let go of the part of Sagittarius that’s not working, our unsubstantiated, impractical political views, and we need to share ourselves with others unconditionally (Pisces), regardless of their philosophy (Sagittarius) on life. We are letting go of the old politics, and we are left temporarily blinded until we can regain our footing. In our meanwhile, we are forced to take a leap of faith and it’s a collective (Neptune/Pisces) experience, a religious moment in time, when we all need to take a leap of faith to get us over the threshold into the next cycle.
And what goes over the threshold of death/rebirth (0d Aries) is represents by this wonderful trine to Uranus, which means we ready to express the new, enlightened individual that each of us has become. We are ready to incorporate the inspiration and wisdom (Sagittarius) we’ve gained into our new (Uranus) identity (Aries).
This chart indicates big events, big endings and the promise of new beginnings. Grand pronouncements, all amount to a statement that the Tower of Babel has fallen and a new paradigm is now emerging.
To me personally, this New Moon represents the communal gathering of souls who weathered the storm and made it through alive, and now want to celebrate. And I want to emphasize that despite all of this falling away now, this is a great week, very positive energy, but only for those of us who realize the politicians were liars all along, which is actually most people. So despite all this insanity at the top, there is a sense of relief for us regular folks, and it’s a good time for social gatherings this weekend as the Pisces energy brings compassionate and universal acceptance. Sagittarius loves a crowd.
Mars in Scorpio, making only a couple of aspect, primarily trine Neptune (Pisces), means egos dissolve, a deep psychological (Scorpio) wound is healed and we can finally let it go (Neptune).
Jupiter sextile Pluto happens during this New Moon cycle, exact just one day before the next New Moon on Jan 16. Pluto, the ruler of Scorpio, looks favorably upon the new developments in Scorpio. So financial opportunities abound, despite all that is going away now, a new currency or currencies (Bitcoin, Etherium, etc) are coming into existence and this sextile to Pluto will give them the connection to powerful forces they need to get established. There are a lot of opportunities and a lot of money to be made this New Moon cycle and at the next New Moon this aspect will be very close, almost exact, so this energy will carry into the next New Moon as well. So it looks pretty good for the next two months on these new currencies.
So clearly we are seeing the most amazing ending to Saturn in Sagittarius which happens during this New Moon. So this is when the Tower of Babel falls as we’ve seen the fall of so many in Sagittarius-related organizations, the news media, politics, the entertainment industry, professional sports and higher education. So for the next 10 months of Jupiter in Scorpio we will see those same organizations go through a death-rebirth (Scorpio) process after which they will emerge transformed, like a butterfly emerging from its’ cocoon.
Saturn enters Capricorn during this New Moon, so we’ll see a lot of assertive energy as the restructuring (Saturn) of authority (Capricorn) begins. For each of us, a new person will begin to emerge this month. We are about to enter a serious and stern time, when we need to create a whole new set of goals for life. The process of restructuring ourselves and our grip on reality (Saturn) begins during this New Moon cycle.
So that a lot of information, which I’ve condensed, so I suggest you go over that a few times, maybe read it on my blog.
That’s all for this weeks’ aspects.
First off, just to let you know, once again I will be taking a one week break to spend time with family as usual at this time of year and Weekly Astrology Notes will return for the week of the 24th, last week of the year. Moving forward into 2018 there will be some new developments.
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I’ve been doing this channel for more than two years now and the original intent was to share my excitement at the synchronicity between events in the stars and events on earth, and how politics plays a special role where we see many key players manifesting the aspects for us on a group level. I began to connect the dots and I got swept along with the Saturn in Sagittarius wave. And along the way I seem to have found my voice. So I want to thank each and everyone of you for sharing this special time with me.
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