Episode 209 | Solar & Mars Enter Sagittarius: Gratitude with Perspective!
This week: The Solar and Mars depart Scorpio’s deep waters, retreating within the wide-open, pleasant skies of sassy Sagittarius. The Aquarius First Quarter Moon chops down some firewood and welcomes us residence to our personal area in time for Thanksgiving dinner. And April serves up a facet dish of listener query followups about start instances and Daylight Saving Time. Plus: Undercover squirrels, lumberjack fairies, and the bounty that we get pleasure from. Bon appétit!
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[1:09] Moon Report! The First Quarter Moon at 27°50’ Aquarius on Nov. 20 (2:50 am PST) is on Sabian image, 28 Aquarius, A tree felled and sawed, and the Solar is on 28 Scorpio, King of the fairies approaching his area. If we destroy one thing, we must always honor it by making use of what’s left over.
[4:45] That is the First Quarter Moon in a Lunar Section Household Cycle (LPFC) that started on the Feb. 19, 2023 New Moon at 01°22’ Pisces. The entire different lunations on this LPFC are on the finish of Aquarius. The Full Moon on this LPFC is on Aug. 19, 2024, and the Final Quarter’s on Could 20, 2025.
[6:52] Void-of-Course (VOC) Moon Durations. The Moon squares the Solar at 27°50’ Aquarius and Scorpio on Nov. 20 (2:50 am PST) and will probably be VOC for about 3 ½ hours earlier than getting into Pisces (6:29 am PST). Have we been letting the group distract us from our private priorities?
[8:16] On Nov. 22 (7:10 am PST), the Moon in Pisces trines Mars in Scorpio. It’s VOC for about two hours after which enters Aries (9:19 am PST). Are we utilizing our instinct absolutely to propel us within the path that feels proper?
[9:51] On Nov. 24, the Moon in Aries squares Pluto (9:40 am PST). It’s VOC for slightly below three hours, then enters Taurus (12:29 pm PST). We should summon braveness to do what we wish to do within the face of strain from highly effective individuals or forces.
[11:37] The Moon in Taurus trines Pluto on Nov. 26 (1:52 pm PST). It’s VOC for slightly below three hours, then enters Gemini (4:40 pm PST). Develop persistence and look ahead to the correct moments to behave.
[12:53] On Nov. 20, the Solar sextiles Pluto (1:26 pm PST) at 28°17’ Scorpio-Capricorn. This convivial sextile mixture suggests alternatives to pursue what you strongly really feel is best for you and connections to highly effective influences that can assist. The Solar is on the Sabian image, 29 Scorpio, An Indian lady pleading to her chief for the lives of her youngsters.
And the subsequent day, Mars sextiles Pluto, on Nov. 21 (5:18 pm PST) at basically the identical levels – 28°18’ Scorpio-Capricorn. As we beseech highly effective forces to grant our needs, our actions have to be primarily based not on what these in energy wish to hear, however relatively on our instincts and conviction.
[16:03] The Solar enters Jupiter-ruled Sagittarius on Nov. 22 (6:03 am PST), the place it stays till it enters Capricorn on the Dec. 21 Solstice. The Solar symbolizes the seasons of the 12 months, and symbolizes what lights us up and makes us really feel alive. In the course of the Sagittarius season, these are issues like journey and celebration, vacation traditions, being outdoor. Have fun these thanksful Jupiterian Sag vibes on Thanksgiving Day.
[17:45] The Solar squares Saturn on Nov. 23 (1:47 am PST) at 00°49’ Sagittarius-Pisces. Within the U.S., this Thanksgiving emphasizes custom and ritual due to this sq. to Saturn.
[19:36] Mars enters Sagittarius on Nov. 24 (2:15 am PST), and will probably be on this signal till it enters Capricorn on Jan. 4, 2024. Mars symbolizes what we combat for and the way we combat. When it’s in Sagittarius, we combat for – and argue about – our beliefs.
[20:37] Mars squares Saturn on Nov. 25 (8:57 am PST) at 00°54’ Sagittarius-Pisces. Its message is about perseverance, and it might probably really feel there are blocks in the way in which.
[22:00] Mercury sextiles the Moon’s North Node (Nov. 26, 7:48 pm PST) at 24°22’ Sagittarius-Aries. Perform a little brainstorming and pick one or two concepts which are actually new and that may take you in a special path.
[23:28] In a followup to a current listener query, Listeners Elena and Susan ask about how Daylight Financial savings Time impacts a start chart.
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