Friday, June 5, brings a lunar eclipse in the sign of Sagittarius. Eclipses speak to the relationships between different areas of our lives and any lack therein. The sign of Sagittarius symbolizes the quest for meaning and expansion beyond the here and now. It shares a polar relationship with the sign of Gemini, which thinks more logically and closer to home. This week’s lunar eclipse, whose energy will last for the next six months, seeks balance between intuition and intellect. In what ways does your lower mind drag you down? In what ways does your higher mind lift you up? How can they learn from each other?
March 21 – April 19
Take a deep breath, Aries. With ruler Mars square to the Sun, Moon, and Venus, your simmering emotions threaten to boil over. Any annoyances stem from your own lack of attention. Use your words.
April 20 – May 20
With the Sun, Moon, and Mars all tugging on ruler Venus, life might resemble a ménage-à-quatre — and you’re all for that. Harmony and attention are one and the same for you, so grab the bull by the… horns.
May 21 – June 20
Personal relationships bring more than just gossip and good times. They are also vehicles for profound healing. With ruler Mercury square to healer Chiron, let go of second-guessing. Time heals all words.
June 21 – July 22
Feeling a little crabby? Ruler Moon isn’t playing so nicely with the Sun, Venus, and Mars. Don’t let your need for attention turn into tension. Look beyond your emotions to their cause: your own perceptions.
July 23 – Aug 22
Ruler Sun frolicking in Gemini has you lusting for knowledge of all things new. Be aware of your tendency to over-diversify your activities. Nearby Venus (i.e., your relationships) is itching for an argument.
Aug. 23 – Sept. 22
With healer Chiron square to ruler Mercury, I am reminded of this passage from Proverbs: The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing; 12:18.
Sept. 23 – Oct. 22
Minor disruptions to your harmony fast become major annoyances. Ruler Venus square to the Sun, Moon, and Mars would have you blowing your lid. Blow off some steam, or blow something, to relax.
Oct. 23 – Nov. 21
Deep emotions or memories are triggered this week by the Moon’s conjunction to ruler Pluto. Don’t overreact. Instead, find a peaceful space for meditation and self-reflection. This too shall pass.
Nov. 22 – Dec. 21
Jovial Jupiter conjunct the Moon gets you in a gregarious mood. Share the love! Your good intentions pave the road ahead with golden opportunities for growth. This is a time for deep enrichment.
Dec. 22 – Jan. 19
Challenging situations are less serious than they appear, with ruler Saturn conjunct the Moon. That said, don’t close yourself off to loved ones. Problems require nurturing if they’re to be overcome.
Jan. 20 – Feb. 18
Ruler Uranus making a soft aspect to the Moon brings about chance encounters that encourage trying new things. Feel free to act impulsively — just be sure to listen to your intuition.
Feb. 19 – March 20
With the Sun making a harsh aspect to ruler Neptune, you’re not feeling motivated to work hard. Channel your creativity to make a life that imitates art. Try not to paint with the blues.