The Moon and Astrology

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HOW IT AFFECTS OUR DAILY LIVES… 

In astrology, the moon is connected to our emotions and reactions… how we are feeling on a given day may well be influenced by the sign that is visiting the moon… Each sign stays with the moon for up to 2.5 days…. 🙂 

The Moon Void-off-Course: 

There are times throughout the month when the moon isn’t fully immersed in any sign… this is when we say the moon is Void off Course… and when this occurs, we may feel “foggy” and “unfocused” … We may not be sure how we are truly feeling about a situation or a person…. Therefore it is not recommended that we make long-term commitments or important decision’s while the moon is Void off Course…. However there are 4 signs in the zodiac which may prove positive during the Void-off-Course moon… 

Good for Void-Off-Course Moon:

These v/c signs may prove to be quite productive times.

  • Cancer
  • Taurus
  • Sagittarius
  • Pisces…

Opportunity Periods  (thanks to astrologer Jim Shawvan):

There are other periods throughout the month that are known as opportunity periods, when it can prove to be a positive time for most people, however if you have challenging aspects happening within your own chart you may not be able to make use of opportunity periods. 

Thanks to Jim Shawvan present day astrologer, William Lilly 17th century astrologer and Llewellyn’s Daily Planetary Guide for opportunity periods.

Present Moon Sign/Phase/House:

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  • Date: Tuesday October 21 2014 to Thursday October 23 2014
  • Moon Sign: Libra at approx 7:12 am (ET) 4:12 am (PT)
  • Moon Phase: 4th, Waning (decreasing in light). The moon will move into the 1st quarter on Friday.
  • Void-off-Course: Yes: October 23 1:22 pm (ET) 10:22 am (P
    T)  Until 5:10 pm (ET): 2:10 pm (PT):  Moon v/c in Libra is not one of the 4 void off course  “good signs” (see above).
  • House: 3rd: House of  everyday affairs, short trips, the neighbourhood, your bank, your gym, sibling relationships, communication style, childhood, routine tasks. 
  • Opportunity Period: None

What does it all mean?

  • Libra has a need for balance, indicating this moon period may be an ideal time to implement some into our daily lives. 
  • A desire for justice may be present, dealing with issues that have upset our sense of justice may prove to be productive. 
  • Diplomacy is likely to be more apparent during the next few days, and may be a good time to bring up that topic you have been putting on the back burner. 
  • Hesitation is probably going to raise its head, we may see many sides of a story and find it difficult to make up our minds. 
  • Difficulty in making commitments or long-term decisions, because we can’t make up our minds. If this is the case perhaps wait a few days until the moon has moved out of Libra. 
  • Libra is happiest when in a relationship or partnership. Dealings with siblings, school friends, our neighbours and those we work with may be in focus now. 
  • Co-operation should be in the air, making this an ideal time to make plans with others. 
  • May be a good time to improve our appearance and surroundings. 
  • May be great time to go bargain hunting, 
  • This moon sign will affect us all but will have more of an effect on those who have the following in their charts.
    • Moon in Libra,
    • Sun in Libra,
    • Venus in Libra
    • Venus in Gemini
    • Moon in 7th house,
    • Moon in the 3rd house
    • Any aspects to the Moon 

Greta McKenzie

Update: 10/21/2014

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