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Earth Spirit Tarot’s April 2019 Newsletter

  • Posted on March 31, 2019 at 10:00 pm

I publish a newsletter each month that can be viewed in its entirety at http://earthspirittarot.com/webnews.htm

Below is just a snippet of April’s newsletter. If you subscribe or go to my website you will have access to the astrology section, monthly raffle and a variety of other goodies! Subscribe Here

What’s New This Month 

April Blessings everyone!  I think we are finally starting to see the Spring weather peeking out from Winter’s cloak.  This month we celebrate April Fool’s Day, Easter, Earth Day, and St. George’s Day.

Many of us are feeling drawn toward beginning our spring cleaning as well. April is usually when I start my Spring cleaning and can start transplanting some of my herbs to my outside garden.  Clearing the home, the work space, and clearing out things within can have such a purging effect on the soul that often brings a sense of hope as we de-clutter and free up our space. It’s been proven that clutter can affect our emotional well-being and can bring on feelings of depression and stagnation. And what better way to clear all that negative energy than to have a bit of Reiki to help boost that clearing out process. I like to open the windows and smudge with Sage to clear energy in the home. I use a bit of Reiki as I go through the house as well. Feng Shui is another great tool to help redirect or neutralize any “off” energies too.

This month I have some great readings for Spring: “The Spring Cleaning” and “Spring Flower” tarot readings. In honour of April Fool’s Day, there is the “Fools Journey” and “Fool’s Choice” readings along with the “Heart of Faery” and a Feng Shui reading.  All of these can be found in the   Monthly Specials section along with a few other inspirational readings to help bring balance into your life.  You can have a browse through the many specialized readings I offer on the  Tarot Readings page.  Tarot’s Life Path & Personal Growth section is a good place to start!  Or take a wander through the various Oracle readings on my site, like Rune, Angel, Faery and Animal Totem readings.  All of these categories can be found on the main Reading Room page.  Don’t forget to check out the other areas on the Readings page, like the Oracles,Rune and Animal Medicine Cards sections.

If you have a website or blog that you need some creative content writing for, I offer my services as a freelance writer. You can check out my basic prices at Faery Scribe. I’ve written for several sites, such as Natural News, Jules of the Earth, Hirewriters and a number of private clients.

If you’re looking for some unique handcrafted items, come visit, Faery Trinkets where I will have my Barefoot Sandals, bracelets, earrings, necklaces and crochet items on display for sale. I’ll be adding some crocheted items as well soon, and you can also find these items in my Etsy shop.
In the Reiki/Energy Work section, you can find reiki and energy work to help give you a bit of a boost. You can find Reiki sessions, Chakra Healing and Attunements, Violet Flame healing, and the Avalon Crown of Success healing. Reiki is great for flushing out the old energies that may be lingering both in our own energetic bodies and the environment around us.

If Astrology is your cup of tea be sure to stop by my Astrology section where you can order some insightful Natal charts, Compatibility reports and Transit reports to see what will be affecting you in the months ahead. Each persons Birth Chart can show how the positions of the planets and stars at the exact time of their birth can influence their life. Learn how each planetary position has determined your physical, personal, psychic and spiritual characteristics! These charts are a great gift for birthdays or just as a special way to treat someone to a bit of astrological insight.

Come and check out my Blog that at http://earthspirittarot.com/wp/   I hope to be writing on a variety of topics from Tarot to general spirituality topics once we get into the New Year.  But for now, you can catch my weekly Astrology updates there.

You can follow me on Facebook and keep up with the latest planetary transits: www.facebook.com/pages/Earth-Spirit-Tarot/202568966439

And don’t forget to check out the Tarot Oracle Club:http://earthspirittarot.com/tosub.htm For a membership fee you get a free one card reading each month, discounts to in-depth readings, a free Natal Report package, one free in-depth reading for every one you buy, and access to a private Facebook group for members.

And now to announce the March 2019 raffle winners:

K. Wilde and V. Franks

Congratulations to you both! I’ll be sending you two an email to tell you how to claim your prize shortly! For those who haven’t entered the raffle yet, each month I select 2 random people from entries submitted to win a reading of your choice worth up to £15.00 from any area of my site. For more details, and to enter April’s raffle, stop by and visit the Raffle Entry page! Good luck!

Week Ahead – Monday, April 1st through Sunday, April 7th

  • Posted on March 31, 2019 at 7:30 am
 
Happy Sunday everyone! This week we usher in a new month. We have Mars moving into Gemini today, which turns Mars’ focus on more mental activities and things that stimulate the mind. We also are under the vibes of an Aquarius Moon, so exploring new things and meeting new people are all supported today. Let’s see what this new week has in store for us!
 
MONDAY
 
Monday, April Fool’s Day, begins with an early morning Void of Course Moon, which will stay with us until the early afternoon. It then moves into mystical Pisces. A Pisces Moon can bring about feelings of romance, heightened intuition, mystical and dreamy moods, and an interest in the unknown, religion and all that is magical. Our emotions predominate over common sense, so it is better to do things which require imagination and inspiration, rather than reason and cool logic. Also, our bodies may be more responsive than usual to alcohol, drugs and medicines, so beware of overdoses. On a negative side, it can be harder to deal with the harsher aspects of reality during these lunar days. We may escape with one more drink, or “check out” in front of the television. It’s easy to coast through the day when you’re dreamy or “lost.” It helps to have some creative focus, in order not to flounder in the sign of the Fishes.
 
TUESDAY
 
Today we have a conjunction between Mercury and Neptune, where we can feel our intuitive creativity being stimulated. It’s a day for daydreaming, visualization, and prophecy. However, communications may be unclear, vague, or downright confused. We could be subject to deception as well. During this time it may be best to avoid signing contracts. For those who are more sensitive to this transits’ energies, a need for finding quiet time to meditate or just be alone with our thoughts could be strong.
 
WEDNESDAY
 
Today, warrior planet Mars mingles with Chiron. Swords, scalpels, knives, and words can all be used with pinpoint accuracy and dexterity during this transit. It brings us a chance to take action that can bring about some healing resolutions to long-standing, ongoing problems we have been dealing with. We get a boost of get up and go, extra confidence, and some empowerment that allows us to help others. In the late afternoon, the Moon will go Void of Course until tomorrow morning.
 
THURSDAY
 
In the early hours of Thursday, the Moon shifts from dreamy and diffused Pisces to fired up Aries. Some may actually feel this shift more than others, finding themselves waking early with a lot of energy. An Aries Moon tends to bring conflict more than most times, with emotional tensions growing, people becoming short-tempered and impulsive. However, it becomes easier to shake old problem and the weight of tiresome responsibility. This Moon favours occupations which demand courage, decisiveness, swiftness and initiative, but anything which requires patience, diligence and diplomacy are likely to decline now. It is a good time for athletics, and for solving problems by ‘brainstorming’. We also have an opposition between Pluto and The North Lunar Node, which is going to be about letting go of obsessive behaviours and focus. 
 
FRIDAY
 
Friday is our Aries New Moon. When we have a New Moon we also have the Sun in the same sign, which is why these energies are so focused and potent. For those who do energy and spell work, the New Moon is the perfect time for setting intentions for the things you wish to create, cultivate, manifest and develop. Its energies differ from the Full Moon in that the New Moon looks inward. It is the void empty space between letting go of the old and waiting for the new, and this can be frightening for some. A Void is meant to be filled though and we need to not fill it with frightened and uncertain energies, but rather fill it with hopes, wishes and desires.
 
With Aries energy in the New Moon, we are brought fresh winds of courage and inspiration to persevere. It’s a good opportunity to look back and reflect on the recent situations and opportunities in our lives where we can now see more clearly, accept what has passed and move on.
 
WEEKEND
 
SATURDAY
 
The Moon will be Void of Course in the early morning hours until mid-afternoon. It then shifts into earthy Taurus, where we feel the tension of the past few days start to drop away. People tend to become calmer and peaceful under these energies. We feel secure and stable. There is also this tendency for our thoughts and reactions to slow down, making us feel a bit slow in getting ourselves going. This is the best time for taking care of the home, running errands, restocking supplies and tending to routine maintenance. Its best to hold off on important business now, as well as the signing of contracts or important papers, because we may make mistakes due to a slowed down reaction and thinking process.
 
SUNDAY
 
Sunday brings a sextile between Mercury and Saturn, which is a supportive transit that can help us to bring mental and disciplinary influences together to create a balanced atmosphere for working together. Our focus is on bettering situations around us so it makes a good time for taking stock of what needs to be corrected or adjusted in our lives. Saturn’s discipline to thinking gives that gentle nudge needed to focus on and work on the small details rather than just looking at the big picture. It’s a good time to focus our energy on completing those difficult tasks we may have been putting aside till now. You may just find that those blocked situations can now be resolved more easily.
 
 
 
 

Week Ahead – Monday, March 25th through Sunday, March 31st

  • Posted on March 24, 2019 at 7:30 am
 
Happy Sunday everyone! Here we are in the last week of March already. It’s slowly starting to feel like Spring. Today has a spiritual vibe to it with Mercury and Neptune aligning. So, spiritual activities, meditation, or just spending some quiet time on your own doing something that feeds the soul are well supported. April Fool’s Day starts off our work week and the new month. Let’s see what this week has in store for us.
 
MONDAY
 
The Moon goes Void of Course in the wee hours of the morning. A few hours later, the Moon moves into Sagittarius. Sagittarius doesn’t like tightly packed schedules. It likes room!  So be sure to leave some extra space in your schedule for the next couple of days. When the Moon is in Sagittarius our focus turns from inner soul searching to exploring the world around us. This lunar mood is very adventurous, active and restless for exploration. We want to experience life first hand. we want to get outdoors, see the sights, connect with nature, go places we haven’t been before. It does, however, put us in a risk-taking mood. A need to be in motion makes us very restless if we get bogged down with mundane chores. It’s a good time for speaking our truth, saying it like it is, but we also need to be careful that our words don’t come out with blunt force. The best way to enjoy and us this lunar energy is to keep it light and upbeat.
 
TUESDAY
 
Today Venus moves signs into Pisces, where she is most comfortable. Venus will be in Pisces until April 20th. During this time, romance is favoured. However, we need to be able to tell the difference between reality and fantasy. Our creativity, sense of compassion, and feelings of harmony are all affected by the energy of Venus moving through Pisces. It’s a really great energy for those who are artists, writers, musicians, or anyone who deals in the art of imagination. Our hearts become more open as we dissolve negative judgements but we also need to be discerning so as to not create illusions in the areas of love and finances. Use your better judgement while allowing yourself to tap into the joy and abundance that this transit can bring.
 
WEDNESDAY
 
The Moon goes Void of Course in the wee hours of the morning and will remain that way until mid-afternoon when it moves into Capricorn. We also have a sextile between Venus and Uranus today. This blend of energies supports mixing business with pleasure. You’ll find that anything that breaks away from your routines will feel like a very welcome change. With the grounded energy of the Capricorn Moon, we balance out that risk-taking energy that can come with this Venus/Uranus transit.
 
THURSDAY/FRIDAY
 
Today Mercury turns direct. You may have noticed, for up to a week before and after today, you experience mental intensity, confusion, and miscommunication or changes in your outlook. These past few weeks have challenged you to rethink and rehash situations that may have required some fine-tuning or course corrections. The forward turn of the planet of communication will allow messages to flow more swiftly now and stagnant projects and situations will start to pick up momentum once more. Friday is a quiet one for us but is still under the influence of Mercury ending its retrograde cycle.
 
WEEKEND
 
SATURDAY
 
Our weekend will be influenced by a friendly Aquarius Moon, making it a good time for meeting new people or doing something out of the ordinary from our usual routine. Just after midnight on Saturday morning the Moon briefly goes Void of Course. It then shifts into Aquarius. With Aquarius, there’s an impulse to break out of claustrophobic situations and relationships. It allows us the distance to see the big picture. It favours social networking via the net or experimenting with other technologies that keep you connected. It’s time for embracing the new, the futuristic and innovative.
 
SUNDAY
 
On Sunday Mars moves into Gemini, where he can be more flexible and versatile. However, Mars loses its focus and determination just a bit when in Gemini. Gemini gives our warrior planet some space to roam a bit more freely. Mars’ energies are more driven by mental activities and intellectual stimulation now. The darker side of Mars in Gemini can have him taking up his words to use as weapons when he feels angry, so heated debates are no surprise under the effects of this transit. For any of you out there who have a lot of fire and air in your charts, any inactivity now could make you very restless and depressed. And if you have more water and earth in your chart, you feel stirred to activity but could feel some stress if there is too much disruption to your usual routine. Try to find a good balance that works for you.

Let Me Tell You A Story – Bullying in the workplace part 1

  • Posted on March 17, 2019 at 2:11 pm

This isn’t my story.  It’s the story of someone close to me though.  Someone who was put through hell by the company they loyally served for years.  A company who hides behind phrases, such as “supporting dignity and equality”.  A company who hides behind policies that seem to not apply to those higher up.  In any case, they put this person through 3 years of hell.  I watched that person go from an active and lively individual to someone who was a shadow of that person.  A few vindictive individuals thought it was ok to berate, antagonize, and push this person to the point where they became deeply depressed and developed severe anxiety.  Going to work every day made matters worse and eventually led to my friend having to be placed on sick leave for months.  During that time, these people continued to harass him, bringing him up on trumped up charges, digging for any bit of “evidence” they could find, even making things up.  They were told time and time again that their actions were pushing my friend towards suicidal and self-harming actions.  My friend overdosed many times in the workplace because he could not cope with the constant bullying.  And yet those higher up did nothing to stop this.  So, here is my friend’s story.

 

Do you like stories? Some are fact, some are fiction and others drama and horror. What if this story was a factual account of the drama that became a horror tale that, most reading it would feel such events could only be fiction? Am I a scribe or playwright? Maybe a novelist or an author?

No, I am just a man and I am broken.

Do most people understand what it is like to be broken on the inside? I mean truly? Because I have all my body parts. If you saw me would you assume that I am strong, healthy and Normal? Depression and panic phobias are what you can’t see. I used to look at people like I am now, and because the truth is so important here, I used to feel that they were pitiful. The soul is strong so why have you allowed yourself to become this pitiful subhuman? While I never openly showed any cruel criticisms I did not even begin to realize or understand this.

I have always been a big ecologist fan. Nature is simple, honest and can teach us so much about our behaviour towards each other. I remember learning about a battle between a clam and some other organism. Forgive me, I forget details at times, but it was the battle that I remember most.

The clam’s shell is impenetrable when it is closed to protect the soft organism inside. The predator over a long period of time constantly attacked the shell until the armour was broken and the clam was exposed and open for the kill.

Pointless ramblings? No, ramblings designed to try to help you understand that, if something constantly attacks your hard shell, eventually it will break leaving you defenceless, exposed and vulnerable.

I learned something when this happened to me. Imagine a beautiful room in your mind, wonderful
windows, the sun pours through, it warms your skin and brings you a feeling of peace and
serenity that could be called harmony. You are standing in the centre so you can see everything. Memories that are yours to treasure, they make you smile, reflections of what you hope for the future dance like images in the window glass. It is the core of your mind, it feeds your soul keeping it strong.

What if one day someone broke one of your windows? Before your mind’s eye you see those memories succumb to the darkness which now pours in smothering part of the light. You try to repair the broken pieces, to get back what is fading in front of you. Your soul feels the wound, you start to feel the pain deep inside, confusion blocks your struggle to fix what has been shattered.

Then when you are still trying to fix the first wound another window breaks, more darkness billows
in, smothering your light and hope. You feel the cold shadow infecting your soul. Your mind
cannot process clear thoughts. You struggle to hold on to what little light remains but when
all the light is gone, you are now standing alone in the darkness that your soul has become. The images that you see now are nightmares of the mind. Can you imagine hurting inside so bad that
you just want it to stop but as long as someone is breaking your windows, trying to get at your centre, the torment and pain become your own personal hell.

It will usually end up with doctors and psychiatrists trying to help. They can but they need to understand so they can know and realize what they are dealing with.

Have you ever been to a zoo? I am assuming that most people have. Think of this. You are in a glass cage, the wind can’t touch your hair, the sun doesn’t shine in there, there are only the dark cold nightmares trapped in there with you. You see people on the outside of the cage, their lips move but you can’t hear them. No matter how much you scream they can’t hear you.

This is the key. No matter how hard you try you can’t reach them and they can’t reach you. Everyone wants to analyze this, but that’s the enigma. It is not the same as they write in lesson books. People cannot be grouped together because that’s like what he or she acts like. Depression, panic, fear, and nightmares…you can’t really call them that when they are all the time, the cause. They can have similarities, but what happens inside is everyone’s own personal hell.

Suicide is a tough subject for me to talk about. Yes for the past three years I have been pushed closer to ending my life. Not because of a lost love or passing of a loved one, but by constantly
being bullied and harassed. Silly isn’t it? I am not sure if people understand why it happens, what
can make a human being take such a final action. I hear people blame songs or images but let’s be real, a person has to have already lost themselves and everything they cared for been swept away. When you feel nothing and can’t see past the void that consumes your soul, clinging to something as painful as living becomes futile. A song or picture doesn’t make anyone end their existence that hasn’t already accepted that this the path they must walk.

I can only tell you what I know. When you lose your dignity, self-worth and your mind
and soul succumb to the numbness and emptiness that consumes you so completely, you
cannot see past the darkness anymore. When you feel nothing inside, when inside you
lose all sense of consequence and you have lost everything that you were… this is the point
of no return.

One of the verses that became the only clear thought that I had left, it was the last of my memories
“I had a goal in those days, but now I have nothing, my path is broken and I can’t see the light anymore, this part of my soul has changed it’s like a world in twilight on the brink of death, and until I die, I will wander this wasteland endlessly.”

So what happened to me? Why did I become so broken? At a time when I was most vulnerable after an operation, people that I believed were friends…their betrayal hurt the most. Being bullied and humiliated at work, I guess some people like to abuse their position, especially when being protected by others. One rule for them, another for the plebs.

Amongst other events there, just to get through the day, I relied on pain killers to take the pain away. But like the clam, constant attacks finally broke my armour. If someone told you that you had pushed them too far, that your actions could result in the end of their life, would you do something?

So a personal question for those who may read this, if a person or persons push an individual to that point, are they accountable for compounding the illness if the result is fatal?

Don’t fool yourself. Justice is decided by lawyers and they cost money, a lot of money. My faith
always enforced one principle of the code of honour that I live by. If people allow injustice to thrive by not doing what is right, then by inaction they are as guilty as the perpetrator. Ufortunately, my faith was not prepared for modern life and its lack of honour.

So the people that do these things never have to answer for the wrong that they have done, and I
am the one who has to try to live with this for as long as I am able. What is one person’s life worth?
For those that knowingly get to destroy your life who do they answer to?

What happens now I don’t know. It seems the only way back would be to find that connection
to something that you lost or, as in my case, that someone else took from you and try to build
a bridge back to who you were before you were destroyed. It is the hardest struggle that you will
have, but if you do not fight for yourself, who will?

Week Ahead – Monday, March 18th through Sunday, March 24th

  • Posted on March 17, 2019 at 7:30 am
 
Happy Sunday and Happy St. Patricks Day! It’s a good day for celebrations with friends and family with the Moon being in Leo. We’re into the second half of March and the Spring Equinox/Ostara is this week. Hasn’t really felt like spring is coming here in the UK though! Our Spring Equinox takes place with a Virgo Moon, which will ramp up that desire to do some spring cleaning and get ourselves a bit more organized. Let’s take a look at what this week has in store for us.
 
MONDAY/TUESDAY
 
Monday starts off still under the Leo Moon vibe. By mid-afternoon that changes when the Moon goes Void of Course. A couple of hours after midnight, as we move into Tuesday morning, the Moon will move into practical Virgo. Virgo wants us to clean our closets and clean our bodies up. Organization and efficiency are what it’s all about, as well as accomplishing a number of practical tasks. So Virgo will give you that needed boost to get those things done.
 
WEDNESDAY
 
Happy Ostara/Spring Equinox! We have a few things going on today as we move into spring mode. The Sun moves into Aries today for a start. Happy Solar Return to all of you fine and fiery Aries folks out there! The start of spring marks the beginning of the zodiac with the fiery sign Aries. Under this influence, we are feeling a bit of excitement and an urge for new experiences and adventures. We have a mid-afternoon Void of Course Moon, a trine between Mars and Pluto, and a sextile between Mercury and Saturn. The Mars/Pluto transit makes us want to be more assertive where our desires are concerned. For those who have been preparing to put some plans into action, this transit is a powerful time to do so. The Mercury/Saturn transit supports blending mental and disciplinary influences in order to create a balanced atmosphere for working together.
 
THURSDAY
 
Today is our Libra Full Moon. This Libra/Aries energy wants to be more social, participate in relationships, and live a life of luxury and ease. Creating order is the focus when in Libra, not necessarily through tidying or organizing as was the case while the Moon was in Virgo, but rather through pleasing interactions with others and aesthetics in our environment. We tend to solve problems through diplomacy, and we are more able to put aside our own emotions in order to achieve the peace we crave. The tendency now is to avoid direct confrontations. Decisions do not come easily. Seeing both sides to any given situation is the main reason for hesitation. Fear of losing others’ approval is another. We also have Venus in a square with Mars, and a sextile with Jupiter today. The Venus/Mars transit can make our diplomatic side a bit more argumentative than usual. We may see this transits energy manifesting as problems in our relationships, financial struggles, arguments centring around control issues, or finally taking action on ideas and plans that you have had bubbling away on a back burner for some time. The Venus/Jupiter transit brings a time where we seem to have luck and find opportunities for attracting love, money and resources. Our self-esteem is heightened as well during this time.
 
FRIDAY
 
The work week ends with a sextile between Mars and the North Lunar node, as well as a conjunction between the Sun and Chiron. The Mars/Node transit seems to bring us opportunities we weren’t expecting. Some of you may notice that you feel more energetic, passionate or motivated than usual. Bear in mind that this energy could come in any form, not just positive energy, but anger, vindictiveness, hostility and rejection as well. So use this opportunity wisely! The Sun/Chiron transit turns our focus towards our own healing needs. This can be a good time for observation and learning regarding how issues in our lives are affecting us, the role we play in them, and what other choices we have before us. In the early evening, the Moon will go Void of Course.
 
WEEKEND
 
In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the Moon moves into Scorpio. So, the next couple of days we need to be careful not to get swept away by irritability, mood-swings, hysteria, big and small excitements, and a sudden desire to quickly change everything. It can be an emotionally difficult time for some. There is also an increase in feelings of jealousy, greediness, envy and other negative feelings. It can also be a time for healing as we destroy the roots of a disturbance in our life. On Sunday, we have a conjunction between Mercury and Neptune, which stimulates our intuitive creativity. For those who are more sensitive to this transits’ energies, a need for finding quiet time to meditate or just be alone with our thoughts could be strong.

Week Ahead – Monday, March 11th through Sunday, March 17th

  • Posted on March 10, 2019 at 7:30 am
 
Happy Sunday everyone! This week brings us to the halfway point of March, as well as Mercury’s retrograde cycle. Today the energy of the Taurus Moon supports accomplishing those tasks that will bring tangible results, as well as sensual pleasures. This energy continues into Monday. Let’s have a look at what’s in store for us this week.
 
MONDAY/TUESDAY
 
Aside from the earthy Taurus Moon energy still flowing around us, Monday is a fairly quiet one. As we move into Tuesday morning the Moon will be Void of Course until the late afternoon. It then moves into Gemini. Sociability, cheerfulness and quick-wittedness are on the increase, and there is an interest in all kinds of information. The Moon in Gemini favours study, intellectual pursuits, acquaintances, conferences and gatherings. However, heightened changeability and scattering your interests can prevent you from getting definite, tangible results.
 
WEDNESDAY
 
We have two aspects happening today. The first is a sextile between the Sun and Pluto, which can help us to see below the surface of situations. We may not be able to understand what it is we are seeing but we can often get to the core of unconscious patterns that need changing. Some of the insights we gain now may not bring about a “light bulb” moment until later down the line. We then have a challenging square between the Sun and Jupiter. This is an aspect that can make our objectivity and ability to see things in a realistic light a bit wonky. Try to get any “have to do” tasks done today because we may start feeling a bit tired and at odds with the Universe later in the evening.
 
THURSDAY
 
Our morning begins with a helpful trine between Mars and Saturn, which supports our efforts at long term projects. Today is also the mid-way point of Mercury’s retrograde cycle. From this point on we can start working on new and incoming projects. However, leave room for adjustments until we get out of Mercury’s retrograde shadow in mid-April. We have a conjunction between the Sun and Mercury as well today, where we will have new information coming in. With this shift of awareness, we may find that some old perceptions or attitudes are not workable anymore, causing them to fall apart as we let that new information in. For some, this shift in awareness may be very obvious, and others may feel a more subtle shift. The Moon will go Void of Course just after Noon today and remain there until the evening when it moves into Cancer. Cancer brings us that instinctive need for peace and quiet. The next couple of days will be good for interacting with those closest to us.
 
FRIDAY
 
We have a challenging square between Mercury and Jupiter today so you may want to try to get out of work a bit earlier. This is an aspect that isn’t conducive to clear thinking or traffic. It can bring information overload that causes us to miss or neglect those little, yet important details. We also need to be wary of over-compensating, over-explaining and jumping to conclusions under this transit.
 
WEEKEND
 
Saturday brings a more pleasant energy our way. We have a sextile between Mercury and Pluto that can bring about those “aha!” moments of insight. We also have the Cancer Moon energy around us, which is supports family, the home, and all things comforting. The Moon goes Void of Course Saturday evening. Just after midnight, the Moon moves into heart-opening Leo, bringing a warm and loving energy to Sunday. You might want to leave the day open, and let your spontaneous mischievous child inside lead the way. We also have a sextile between Mercury and Mars today, a transit that lets us dig down and find the courage needed to speak our minds and stand up for ourselves and what we feel is right. It’s a time for thoughtful actions and planning ahead. Be careful with the more delicate situations that require less force today.

Week Ahead – Monday, March 4th through Sunday, March 10th

  • Posted on March 3, 2019 at 7:30 am
 
Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you have been enjoying your weekend. We are entering our first full week of March. For today and into Monday, we are under the vibes of a friendly Aquarius Moon. This energy urges us to try something fresh and new. It’s also a great vibe for group energy. Brainstorming, networking, breaking out of old routines, connecting with people you would normally not connect with, and doing things you would normally not do are all things to try under this Moon’s energy. Mercury will be turning retrograde this week in Pisces, which means it will be time to open ourselves up to a new, higher vision. Use this time for making room for your dreams. Now let’s see what the week ahead has in store for us!
 
MONDAY/TUESDAY
 
We continue with the social and friendly energy of the Aquarius Moon on Monday. Tuesday morning brings a brief Void of Course Moon that will then move into Pisces. A Pisces Moon can bring about feelings of romance, heightened intuition, mystical and dreamy moods, and an interest in the unknown, religion and all that is magical. It is this energy that will be in play for tomorrows New Moon. Mercury goes retrograde today, joining the Moon in Pisces. Mercury won’t end it’s retrograde cycle until the 28th. In Pisces, Mercury is in a more dream-like, meditative state. While we can’t really put life on hold for the 3 weeks that Mercury is in retrograde, it will be helpful if we let ourselves do a bit of drifting during this time.
 
WEDNESDAY
 
Today we have a Pisces New Moon, and it’s an interesting one. We have a lot of energy in Pisces right now, which can help us in practising compassion and forgiveness. It also helps us to open up to our intuition. When we throw analytical Mercury’s retrograde into the mix, things become dreamy and a bit surreal. It may help to just turn off that analytical part of the brain from time to time during this period. We also have Uranus entering Taurus today, where it will remain until 2026. We got a bit of a preview of this energy during the summer of 2018. Basically, our value system is being shaken up in order to make some room for new concepts, which may include new people coming into our lives and some leaving. Use this time to take stock of what is important to you and what you need to release in order to make room for the new. There’s also a brief conjunction between the Sun and Neptune today, which gives us heightened creative ability that allows us to take the unusual, unfamiliar, and little used resources of inspiration and channel those into our self-expression. It’s not necessarily creative in an artistic sense but it will definitely involve taking a more inspired approach to challenges and problems before us.
 
THURSDAY/FRIDAY
 
Thursday is a bit quiet until the evening when the Moon briefly goes Void of Course and then moves into Aries. You may feel a burst of physical energy that you’ll need to burn off before bedtime. The next couple of days will be good for taking on projects, however, Aries has a habit of not finishing everything it begins, so make sure the projects aren’t too big. Friday is another quiet one, aside from the Aries Moon energy that we can tap into.
 
WEEKEND
 
Saturday morning and afternoon will be another one for burning off some excess energy. We also have a sextile between the Sun and Saturn today. Under the vibes of this transit, we are more able to effectively take care of loose ends and attend to small details, especially the ones we dislike. Focusing on practical matters and getting organized are good things to focus on now, especially if you are laying the foundation for something positive to grow. The Aries Moon will give us the energy we need to tackle those small projects. The Moon will go Void of Course in the late afternoon and remain there until Sunday morning.
 
Sunday is Daylight Savings Time for the USA. Make sure those clocks have been turned ahead folks! Today has a nice social vibe to it. The Moon moves into Taurus in the morning, relieving the tension we may have been feeling for the last couple of days. This is a great time for tending to practical matters because we feel ready to roll up our sleeves and dig in! We feel more “in” our own bodies and less in our heads so a desire to fulfil the five senses is stronger. The grounded nature of Taurus allows us to be focused on one thing. It’s a fixed sign, that inspires us to go into something fully, to flesh it out. The Taurus energy helps you discover your natural talent. And you might find it easier to practice your craft or hobby. You can get in the zone of work, and take pleasure in making real progress. It’s an excellent time to be in the studio or with your musical instrument. You can earth your dreams in real ways. We also have a sextile between Mars and Neptune today, which can stimulate our compassion, intuition and idealistic impulses. Its a good time for creating, taking in a film or just enjoying our downtime. We tend to find it easier to let go of anger as dispositions become softer under this transit.