The Moon and Astrology

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-of-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 of 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 of Course…. However there are 4 signs in the zodiac which may prove positive during the Void-of-Course moon… 

Good for Void-Of-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. 

Present Moon Sign/Phase/House:

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Date: May 21 2016

  • Moon Sign: Sagittarius at @ 2:48 pm (ET) 11:48 am (PT)  
  • Moon Phase: 3rd Void-off-Course: May 23 @ 11:37 am  (ET) 8:37 am (PT) to May 24 @ 1:06 am (ET) May 23 @ 10:34 pm (PT): Moon v/c in Sagittarius is one of the 4 void off course  “good signs” (see above). 
  • House(s): 2nd: 2nd house of financial and material security. 
  • Opportunity Period: None

 

What does it all mean?

      • Sagittarius is the most “easy-going” of the fire signs and is ruled by Jupiter “the lucky planet”
      • We are going to want our personal freedom now, so take care partners who have a possessive or jealous tendencies, they might not be tolerated for the next couple of days. 
      • Because Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter “the lucky planet” we may be feeling luckier then usual… Just take care not to go over the budget… 🙂 
      • We could have more energy for fun things such as music, sports and shows
      • It’s easier to try something new and exciting just take care not to get carried away.
      • Could be a good time to take a few days for rest, relaxation and laughter
      • Good time for day dreaming and making fantastic plans for the future.
      • In the 2nd house, focus is likely on our finances, some of us may even get lucky in this area… for others, you may be more generous than you should be, so check the budget and the larder first… 🙂 … Because this house also relates to our material security, we may also be looking at buying a house or moving to a foreign land.
      • While this moon will have a slight effect on all of us… those with the following in their charts will feel it stronger as will those who have a strong Gemini or Cancer placement in their charts. 
        • Moon in Sagittarius
        • Jupiter in Sagittarius
        • Moon in the 9th house
        • Ascendant in Sagittarius
        • Mid-heaven in Sagittarius
        • Moon in the 2nd house
        • Sun in Sagittarius
        • Aspects to the Moon and Jupiter. 

FULL MOON: May 21 2016: 

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The full moon in Sagittarius will strengthen the qualities listed above… However, this month’s full moon comes on the heels of the Moon in Scorpio, indicating that folks with strong Scorpio, Mars and Pluto placings in their charts will also feel the effects of this months full moon. A balance of sorts may be achieved if the traits of Scorpio and Sagittarius are kept under a low profile… 🙂 The Scorpion desire to know, and become a part of the “underworld” can be balanced with Sagittarius’s positive outlook and need for freedom… Take advantage of this full moon and do something enjoyable and fun… it’s the perfect time to do so, what with our Canadian May 24 happening this weekend… However, caution is advised regarding the intake of alcohol and other “change in personality” drugs, as the full moon does “encourage” us to be full… If you are susceptible to lewd or unsociable behavior when under the influence, the full moon with a Scorpio “tinge” may not be your friend. 

Note: Mercury (governs transportation and communications: Rules Gemini and Virgo), Mars (governs aggression, action, assertion: Rules Aries and once ruled Scorpio): Saturn (governs our responsibilities and restrictions: Rules Capricorn), and Pluto (governs death, regeneration: Rules Scorpio) are all retrograde under this Full Moon…. while planets are in retrograde motion, things may not always go as planned or as quickly as one may want. Take care, be patient and bring in understanding and always hope for the best… 🙂 

 

copyright: Greta McKenzie Astrology 05/20/2016

 

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