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Astrology Update, April 11th, 2017: Increasing Focus

This morning the Moon in Libra opposed Uranus in Aries, continuing the intense and erratic energies of last night’s Full Moon.  Uranus governs sudden change, rebellion, and technology, and when in hard aspect to the Moon its unconscious fluctuations can become even more unstable, so this morning may have seen technological issues as well as emotional agitation and flare-ups in tempers.  

Toward mid-day the Moon in Libra sextiled Saturn retrograde in Sagittarius, helping to stabilize our emotions and instincts and steering us back on a more practical track.  Saturn in aspect to the Moon tends to increase our seriousness, but since the sextile is a harmonious aspect this is likely to have been a helpful influence this morning, helping our social interactions with Saturn’s discipline and clear boundaries.  This aspect also started a lunar void-of-course period, encouraging us to settle into routine while processing the lessons of the Libra transit, and discouraging any bold new moves before the Moon’s entry into Scorpio early this evening.

The Moon’s entry into Scorpio sees our emotions and instincts transition from rational, fair, and socially harmonious to intense, focused, and secretive.  We simultaneously feel more deeply but are less interested in talking about what we feel.  This lunar transit encourages us to take an interest in hidden things and helps us to intuitively get to the heart of what others are feeling, helping those of us in human services and research-related professions.  This transit also throws control issues into focus – we may find ourselves behaving more compulsively during this transit, and our emotions can turn obsessive.  We become more persistent in our endeavors during this time, especially those in which we are emotionally invested, and we are not likely to be satisfied with half-measures.

Tonight the Moon in Scorpio sextiles the North Node in Virgo, bringing that persistence to bear on our pursuit of our souls’ purpose.  Our instinctive pursuit of hidden information is bolstered by the Virgoan North Node’s attention to details and concern with process and growth, and our progress in learning the new skills that move our souls forward is enhanced by our increased emotional focus and intensity.  This is a good night for learning what is needed to move us forward on our paths.

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All aspect times used in creating this post are calculated for Pacific Standard Time.  I tend to speak in broad terms when I reference time on this blog, referring to time-frames like “morning” or “afternoon” rather than specific times, since I still have a lot of friends on the East Coast who read these posts and I’d like them to be pertinent to those friends as well as folks here on the West Coast.  Readers from further abroad will need to adjust time-frames accordingly.

Please keep in mind that we all have different responses to the aspects of the day because we all have different natal and progressed charts with which these aspects interact.  If you would like to know more about your own natal and progressed charts in order to better understand how the aspects of the day will affect you, please take a look at my astrological services, and let’s get started on helping you to understand your life better!  The threads of fate can only be adjusted when we start from a place of deep self-knowing.