2018: What Will Be? Have You Checked Your Chart + This Week’s Tarot Holiday Special!

The Little Book of Saturn

The earth feels slow and quiet to me these days. Came on all of a sudden.

Mercury goes retrograde early December at the end of Sagittarius.
Neptune goes Direct on Wednesday.
Sagittarius Season, which starts tonight, begins on my IC, the bottom of my chart.

Where I live it’s the dark time of year, even in sunny Florida.

How are you feeling?

"moon conjunct pluto"

I don’t want to use THOSE words and yet I want to use those words. Feeling a bit (here it comes) UNMOTIVATED or directionless or adrift???? although I’ve been busy with clients and enjoying it. DEEP TALK.

Still, I’m looking forward to a couple days off for Thanksgiving. I promise to draw cards only for myself!

ON MY MIND: 

2018. What will be?
What will it bring you?
What was 2017 about vs 2016?

What do you know about 2018 from your upcoming transits or Solar (or other) Returns?

Yesterday I did a Mars Return for someone and it was super fun! I’d never paid them much attention but yes I think they matter! All the charts matter. All the charts are keys and clues. That said, the Mars Return really is “just the transits” of the moment (transits matter!) but with a new Ascendent (and other angles and the Houses). That Ascendent matters!

"venus in scorpio"

Gonna ask it again!! What are you thinking? What are you feeling?

Here is a link to the latest newsletter (sent it out yesterday) and the newsletter has some holiday reflections AND the TWO TAROT HOLIDAY SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK.

I will be running different specials each week until January 1st, 2018! I have room this Friday actually if you want to book (I am reserving this day for Holiday Tarot folks!)

And here are three ways, yes three, to pre-order my book! Comes out in June! 

The Stars Today: MOON IN LEO

Saturn is direct now and in my 3rd House of writing/communications and I can write again.

Already I am blogging more after months of one post a day or none posts a day. Just like that. And it’s not always just like that but in my case yes and this is good news for you if you like my writing.

I want to tell you a little about who I am in case you are new to my blog. I’m a consulting astrologer and tarot reader, intuitive, supportive, and I have clients from all over the world. Sometimes we work together just once and other times it’s on-going coaching/supporting. I love it all. Click on this link here for more details.

Sometimes I do daily forecasts and sometimes I do weekly forecasts or write about one particular aspect or transit with or without Tarot and I tell a lot of stories from my personal life and sometimes about those around me. I also have three cats :)

Already this morning I blogged about it being my birthday and the Moon in Leo is actually full of shit today so if today is your birthday too, HAPPY BIRTHDAY and… tomorrow will be better :)

Moon in Leo is usually a playful placement, a fun and playful Moon but the Moon by transit is in my private, hidden, “mental health” house, the 12th (isolation, solitude, “self undoing”) AND the Moon squares Saturn today AND the Moon is in a Yod with Neptune and Pluto.

Shorthand: this Moon in Leo is stressed and my advice is just to leave her/it/well enough alone. Give her space. Don’t take things personally. If you start taking things personally, this Moon feels forced into care taking and Moon in Leo is NOT about care taking. Not like other Moons, not like Moon in Virgo for example. Moon in Leo is THE STAR and today she’s not her usual fun loving self. She’s the type who… covers her mouth when she laughs instead of showing her beautiful white teeth.

As for the Yod… the Neptune Pluto sextile is stable (sextiles are positive, easy going) but this is outer planet energy (distant, not personal, hard to grasp in fine detail for your life) and quincunxing the Moon (THE most private and personal energy in the chart) could lead to some super duper dramarama because we are forcing her to adjust her instinct. There is confusion; there is power struggle; there may be crisis.

How to solve it? If you are in the hole, then stay in the hole. Don’t let anyone force you out of it. Come out of it in your own good time. Again, this is no ordinary Moon in Leo transit. The square to Saturn itself feels “not good enough” so my ADVICE is:

love. Once again my advice is love. Love yourself that is. First and foremost. And Leo Moon DOES know how to do this BUT Moon square Saturn will tend to throw the baby out with the bathwater i.e. will let fear rule the day.

But you must love yourself to… give yourself what you need (MOON) so that you can figure out what you WANT.

Moon is in my 12th House today, my birthday. I will DEFINITELY be doing this.

P.S. Moon square Saturn tends to see (feel) the dark and not the light so keep this in mind as you make your way through the day. It’s temporary.

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How Do You Spend Your Birthday?

An ordinary day. My birthday. Another year to come. I usually spend my birthday in quiet contemplation, meditation, soul-searching. Very Hermit card. No whooping it up for me. Not my style (but see transits below).

I want to know why I’m here, what I’m up for next, am I on the right path, and so on. Meaning. Purpose. What the hell.

I’m lost I think to myself. Transiting Neptune is in my 6th House (daily life) squaring my MidHeaven, which is about more than Career per se. It’s about life purpose. What we show to the world. How are you feeling today?

Ideally I would fast today or at least eat minimally to encourage less focus on the body and more on the spirit. For sure I will draw some Tarot cards for the Solar year ahead and otherwise, we shall see…

How do you spend your birthday? 

Love, MP

PS Transits for today according to my little book: Moon in Leo, Sun conjunct Mercury, Moon square Saturn and then Moon making Yod with Neptune and Pluto.

Moon in Leo I’d say is often in the mood for (some kind of) party but today? Nah. See, we use the transits to see how we must make adjustments. That’s today’s keyword: adjustment. How things seem or feel is just the surface. Today’s Moon in Leo is not tomorrow’s Moon in Leo. Attention grabbing and fun frivolous party going just will not work today. The aspects are too serious. Moon square Saturn? Takes effort to even KNOW what you feel.

On the bright side, my actual Solar Return was yesterday :)

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Happy Birthday To Me: A Venus Pluto Story

"venus opposition pluto"
Frankenstein and his Bride: Does she have a Virgo Moon?

So I had a fight with my boyfriend yesterday and became paranoid (Hello Venus Pluto!) that my lovelife, as I knew it, was over. I went about my day today as best I could, feeling miserable and horrible. Feeling very sorry for myself, a highly prized Cancerian trait ;)

And to make myself feel better, while I was on the train today, I began to write about it and wonder now if that’s… strange. That I was preparing for the worst and already beginning to process it. It was one way to harness all the feeling that was flooding me: to use my words.

Somehow though… each time something like this happens, we rise up again, Plutonian, like a fucking Frankenstein‘s monster, back from the dead, back from the dead, back from the undead?

Whatever. It’s my birthday tomorrow (solar return today) and all is well. The cats are fed, the bills are paid, the double Taurus roommate is trying on dresses. Normalcy. For now :)

Do you have a Venus Pluto story? 

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