The Moon and Astrology: How it affects our daily life…Transiting Moon in Pisces..May 2020

Present Moon Sign/Phase/House:

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  • Date:  May 14 @ 9:24 pm (ET) 6:24 pm (PT)
  • Moon Sign: Pisces
  • Moon Phase: 3rd… continue with projects already on the go
  • Void-of-Course: May 17 @ 3:59 am  (ET) 12:59 am (PT) to moon into Aries a few hours later : Pisces is a fortunate sign for the Void off Course moon. 
  • Opportunity Period:  May 16 @ 4:36 pm (ET) @ 1:36 pm (PT) to Void of Course moon. This can prove to be an excellent time for finishing up projects that are already under way.  

What does it all mean?

  • Pisces is compassionate and caring but can be taken for granted
  • Sometimes Pisces isn’t about helping others but helping oneself. 
  • We can be more psychic during a Pisces moon, but we can also be easily deceived, so be sure of the “messages” received during this time.
  • Be careful if something sounds too good to be true, look for the hidden agenda
  • We can be susceptible to taking in stray animals and stray people now. 
  • Our hearts can be broken or melted during this time depending on who is telling us what and what may be revealed now. 
  • We can feel more spiritual with a Pisces moon, indicating this could be a good time to join a church or spiritual group
  • Keep an open mind when delving into new spiritual situations, ask questions and don’t believe everything you hear or see. 
  • We can be wistful, impressionable, nostalgic and dreamy now.
  • The moon in Pisces may be good for: Borrowing money: Brewing Beer: Hair cut for growth: Plant bulbs from seed: It is NOT good for chopping wood… 
  • The moon in Pisces will have more effect on those who have the following in their charts: And those who have strong Leo or Virgo placements in their charts
  • Moon in Pisces:
  • Sun in Pisces:
  • Moon in the 12th house
  • Aspects to the Moon or Neptune
  • Neptune in Pisces
  • Ascendant or Mid-Heaven in Pisces

Jupiter Turns Retrograde: 

  • May 14 2020 @ 10:32 am (ET) @ 7:32 am (PT): To September 12 2020 @ 8:41 pm (ET) 5:41 pm (PT)
  • Jupiter is the planet of expansion and luck, the planet that helps us to grow (in more ways then one) 
  • Jupiter is the ruler of Sagittarius and is connected to the 9th house of the zodiac wheel… Travel and continued education, collection of knowledge. 
  • We have certainly seen the challenges of travel during the COVID-19 situation… and who knows how long it will go on for?… Vacation and travel plans will have to be re-scheduled, re-planned and re-imagined… 
  • Use the time of this retrograde motion, to do a bit of soul searching, you may not be able to phyiscally go out and learn, or travel… but you can still dream, and think about what you want to succeed at in your lifetime… do some research, put pen to paper and begin to make your dreams a reality… 🙂 
  • Good luck can still come our way during this time, but we may have to do some work to bring it to us… 
  • Too much enthuisasim may backfire… check the extra “bubbles” at the door… however, a positive and helpful outlook is always welcome. 
  • We could be restricted for a little while longer, keep on looking for ways to blow the cobwebs away… 😉 

This Retrograde motion will have an affect on everyone, but will affect folks who have the following chart influences: 

  • Jupiter in Sagitarius
  • Sun in Sagitarius
  • Jupiter in the 9th house
  • Midheaven in Sagittarius
  • Ascendent in Sagittarius
  • Moon in Sagittarius
  • Mars in Sagittarius
  • Venus in Sagittarius


 

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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-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. 

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

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Astrology and how it affects our daily life: Venus retrograde May to June 2020

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Astrological “Event”:

Venus turns retrograde

Date: May 12 @ 11:45 pm (PT) May 13 @ 2:45 am (ET) to June 25 

This astrological “event” while having a slight effect on everyone, will have a stronger and longer lasting effect on those who have the following in their charts: 

  • Venus in Libra
  • Venus in Taurus
  • Sun in Libra
  • Sun in Taurus
  • Venus in the 7th house
  • Venus in the 2nd house
  • Ascendant in Venus
  • Mid-heaven in Venus
  • Any aspects to Venus

What does it all mean? 

  • Venus is the planet of beauty and money, she is likely the most feminine of the planets. Venus is the ruler of Libra (relationships) and Taurus (material security).
  • Retrograde… as we look at the planet Venus from earth, she “appears” to be going backwards. Time to redo, resort, re-energize… 
  • We may take our loved ones and close friends for granted… 😦  
  • Some of us may become invisible to those around us… if that happens, don’t be shy about letting folk know you are still around
  • This could be a good time to do a reshuffle regarding our relationships, including our friends, co-workers and business partners. 
  • It’s easy to become disconnected with others during this time as our focus may be drawn inwards. Spending time with folk who can help us come out of our “shell” is a good idea and should be practiced whenever possible. 
  • How we look on the outside may represent how we are feeling on the inside, if positive feelings are needed to get through the day, feeling good about how we look is the first step. 
  • Be aware of the budget, try not to go over it.. if time permits this may be a good time to go over the weekly/monthly budget. 

As Venus becomes direct again:

  • Hopefully we have a better understanding of our selves and who we want to call friends. 
  • It’s time to get serious about who we spend our time, this includes all relationships dealt with on a daily basis.
  • If a new look is whats needed to get things going again, go for it.. it should be easier to know what we want regarding our appearance. 
  • Our finances may need seeing to, however, if we have been vigilant over the last few months all should be well in this area. 
  • If we have been stagnating where making a major purchase is concerned, the right item @ the right price may be just around the corner. 
  • A good time to spruce up our environment… new paint, new pictures, new drapes etc… 
  • A strong desire to shop, shop and shop again.. may come over some of us… 🙂
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The Moon and Astrology: How it affects our daily life…Transiting Moon in Aquarius..May 2020

 Present Moon Sign/Phase/House:

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  • Date: May 12 @ 11:39  am (ET) 8;39 am (PT)
  • Moon Sign: Aquarius 
  • Moon Quarter: 3rd
  • Void-of-Course: May 14 @10:03 am (ET) @ 7:03 am (PT) to moon into Pisces later that night.  Aquarius Moon v/c is not one of the 4 “good signs” Try not to make any important decisions or commitments now. 
  • Opportunity Period: None

 

What does it all mean?

  • Aquarius is “different”,  he is ahead of his time and capable of thinking and “seeing” things in a different way then the rest of us. 
  • Aquarius is ruled by Uranus,  the planet of  shock and chaos.
  • We may feel may inclined towards kindness, especially on a “global” level or towards animals, the elderly and those worse off. 
  • Getting along with our four-legged friends may be on the top of our list now. 
  • The time may be right to understand/learn about new technology, such as a new phone, tablet or t.v. 
  • This moon period can bring out the rebel in us, prompting us to try new things and or meet new people. 
  • Be careful not to break tradition just because one feels like being different or as some may see it, “difficult” Teenagers may feel the need to express themselves, so parents be for warned. 
  • Personal freedom and individuality is very important now. Partner’s try not to restrict each other’s movements. Parent’s it might be a tight line you walk now. Employer’s give your “worker’s” a little “slack”. 
  • Being organized might not be as easy now, so expect weird schedule’s and interrupted meetings…
  • Changes may be in the air…if you are o.k. with change, it’s possible to make long-term plan changes now..
  • Could be a good time for inventions, putting pen to paper is more appropriate at this time,  instead of going full steam ahead with concrete plans. 
  • This moon sign will have more of an effect on those who have the following in their charts. And too will those with strong Cancer or Leo placing in their charts. 
  • The next few days may be positive for: Joining a club, borrowing money, fixing cars, hair care (colors and chemical treatments), moving, painting, pouring cement, starting a new job or new construction. 
  • Moon in Aquarius
  • Sun in Aquarius
  • Uranus in Aquarius
  • Moon in the  11th house
  • Moon in Leo (to a lessor extent)
  • Ascendant or Mid-heaven in Aquarius
  • Any aspects to the Moon or the sun . 
  • Those who have a strong Leo or Aquarius chart influence.

Mars moves into the sign of Pisces 

May 12 @ 9:17 pm (PT)    May 13 @ 12:17 am (ET) 

What does it mean?

  • Mars is the male planet, he is action and can be aggressive, he can be rash and selfish, but also work in heroic ways to help us move forward, speak up for ourselves and others and pushes us to experience new frontiers. He is the ruler of Aries and corresponds to the head, the blood and the muscles.
  • Pisces is compassionate, psychic, sometimes naive and sometimes manipulative. She is ruled by Neptune, the planet of dreams.
  • You might not get the recognition you may be looking for while Mars is here, but don’t give up, what you get done now, may well be good for you in the future.
  • Going solo on work and vocational projects may work out better for us now.
  • Be careful who you share knowledge with, especially if you aren’t planning on it going “public”.
  • This is a great influence under which to get caught up on any type of backlog at work or at home.
  • This placing will have a slight effect on all of us, but will have more of an effect on those who have the following in their charts:
    • Sun in Pisces:
    • Mars in Pisces:
    • Aspects to Neptune and Mars:
    • Mars in the 12th house.
    • Neptune in Aries

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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-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.

 

 

 

copyright: Greta McKenzie Astrology update may 9 2020

 

Astrology and how it affects our daily life: Mercury into Gemini May 2020

 

Astrological Event:

Mercury Moves  into a new Sign

New Sign: Gemini

Date: May 11 2020 @ 5:58 pm (ET) 2:58 pm (PT)


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What does it all mean?

  • Mercury is all about the mind… how we think…  he is the messenger, he relates to how we communicate… He rules over transportation, technology and innovation… He is the ruler of the signs Gemini and Virgo and is associated with the 3rd and 6th houses.
  • Mental stimulation is welcomed, and required by some during this time..
  • Restlessness and boredom are forever just around the corner… 
  • Keeping ourselves busy with multiple projects can keep the boredom at bay… 
  • Take care not to take on too much during this time, it’s easier to do then we may think. 
  • Chit chatting, is the name of the game, gathering bits of information along the way… 
  • Sticking to one thing at a time, or being totally focused on one thing at a time could be more challenging now. 
  • Even though we are “craving information” and may feel restless, some of us may be more comfortable dealing with surface matters, then ones that go too “deep” 😉
  • Messages, meetings, emailing, texting and day to day chores could get busy now. 


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Astrology: How it affects our daily life: Saturn goes Retrograde May to September 2020 Saturn turns direct

May 10: Happy Mothers Day to all the moms out there… 🙂 


Astrological Event: Saturn Turns Retrograde

Date: May 10 @ 9:09 pm (PT) and on May 11 @ 12:09 am (ET)  

Sign: Capricorn

What does it all mean?

  • Saturn is the planet of restrictions, duty and authority.. He rules Capricorn, is connected to the 10th house:
  • Capricorn is the sign of discipline… she is good at climbing the “corporate ladder” … she can be kind and generous, but also cold and distant… always a fabulous sense of humor though… 🙂 Capricorn is ruled by Saturn… the effect may be stronger or longer lasting, especially for folks who have a strong Capricorn/Saturn chart influence. 
  • This can be a good time to re-assess our beliefs, ethics and the values we live and work by.
  • This is a time for re-flection… a good time look within, where we may gain insight and wisdom that seems to have been “missing” of late… 
  • Check out all those unfinished projects “hanging around” the house and office… it’s a good time to get organized… get rid of the projects and ideas that are not going to work and focus on finishing up the ones that will
  • Folks who are well-behaved citizens, who follow the rules and have a strong positive “connection” with those in authority, could feel a little “off-kilter” under this influence, but it’s not all bad… just look at this an opportunity to “loosen” up a bit… you are unlikely to go off the rails, and it could be a good opportunity for you to learn something new.

While we will all be affected slightly by this event…

Those with the following in their charts will feel the effects stronger.

  • Sun in Capricorn
  • Moon in Capricorn
  • Ascendant in Capricorn
  • Saturn in Capricorn
  • Any planets or aspects to the 10th house
  • To a lessor effect: Sun in Cancer: Moon in Cancer: Ascendant in Cancer

September 28 @ 10:11 pm (PT) September 29 @ 1:11 am (ET) Saturn turns direct: When a planet turns direct again, it can take a little while for the affects of the direct motion to be felt… Use the next week or so to finish up anything that has been in process, especially anything related to work/career/vocation… As the next few weeks come forward we should gradually begin to feel more focused when it comes to our reputation… New directions in the working world that have been researched during the retrograde, should take on some solid, practical and successful action forward over the next few weeks. 


 

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The Moon and Astrology: How it affects our daily life…Transiting Moon in Capricorn…May 2020

Present Moon Sign/Phase/House:

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  • Date: May 10th @ 5:39 am (ET) 2:39 am (PT)
  • Moon Sign: Capricorn
  • Moon Phase: 3rd
  • Void-of-Course: May 12 @ 6:30 am (ET) @ 3:30 am (PT) to moon into Aquarius a few hours later: Capricorn Moon v/c is not one of the 4 “good signs” Try not to make any important decisions or commitments until later on in the evening.
  • Opportunity Period: 2nd O/P carrying over from the moon in Sagittarius on the 9th to moon into Aquarius on the 12th: Continue with any practical matters at hand. 

What does it all mean?

  • Capricorn is business, duty and discipline. She is ruled by Saturn, the planet of restrictions. 
  • We may be more in tune with our work/career or vocational direction.
  • Change may be more challenging to deal with, and we may be resistant towards it… 
  • Being disciplined towards our “duties/chores” may be easier to achieve. 
  • Dealings with the elderly may be in focus. 
  • Dealings with “authority” types, such as teachers, principles, supervisor’s may be in focus. Being respectful of such positions may help to alleviate tension. 
  • This could be a good time to get mundane business tasks out-of-the-way
  • If you have been waiting to get a “chaotic” situation under control, now may be a good time to do it. 
  • Rules and regulations may be in focus, and depending on how you deal with these, it could be a favorable time or a stressful one. 
  • Good time to watch, listen and learn
  • We may find we are looking at our “worth” now, including the salary we get paid. 
  • We are happy to work for our “keep”, knowing we are doing a good job. 
  • This moon sign will have more of an effect on those who have the following in their charts. And those who have a strong Gemini or Cancer placing in their charts. 
  • Moon in Capricorn
  • Sun in Capricorn
  • Saturn in Capricorn
  • Moon in Cancer
  • Any aspects to the Moon or Saturn
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  • 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.
copyright:Greta McKenzie Astrology updated May 9 2020

The Moon and Astrology: How it affects our daily life…Transiting Moon in Sagittarius May 2020

Present Moon Sign/Phase/House:

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  • Date: May 8 3:15 am (ET) 12:15 am (PT)
  • Moon Sign: Sagittarius 
  • Moon Phase: 3rd
  • Void-of-Course: May 9 @ 11:11 pm (PT) May 10 @ 2:11 am (ET) to moon into Capricorn early on the 10th:  Moon v/c in Sagittarius is one of the 4 void of course  “good signs”.
  • Opportunity Period: Back to back O/P’s beginning in the sign of Sagittarius on the 9th @3:14 pm (ET) 12:14 pm (PT) and ending in the sign of Capricorn on the 11 @ 11:14 pm (PT), and on the 12th @ 2:14 am (ET). Good for paying attention to partical matters. 

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.
    • 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
  • Sun in Sagittarius
  • Aspects to the Moon and Jupiter.

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. 

copyright: Greta McKenzie Astrology updated May 9 2020