Weekly Astro Forecast for August 20 – August 26:
Your Weekly Astro Forecast starts on Sunday, August 20. The Sun (what you want) Inconjuncts Chiron Rx (the wounded healer) at 04:20PM UTC. You might feel awakened by memories that might haunt you today. If you are experiencing this, know that decoding your dreams will help you heal a past hurt.
Mars (the troublemaker) Trines Jupiter (expansion) at 04:41 PM UTC. You might feel a strong energy pushing you to take action or you might feel more confident today.
Mercury Rx (how the mind works) Semisquares Venus (wants, needs and desires) at 10:57 PM UTC. Your mind might feel restless today, or you might decide to connect with others today because you have a lot to say, or you might take an artistic endeavor for a spin because you feel inspired.
Monday, August 21. The New Moon begins void-of-course at 6:30 PM (Greenwich Time) in the zodiac sign of Leo. You might be looking at who supports you and who does not, or you might let someone know how much you appreciate them.
The New Moon occurs in the zodiac sign of Leo at 6:30 PM UTC Time. The New Moon phase sets the stage through August 28 and this will be the time to commit to personal goals to get things done. You’ll probably feel more driven and motivated, or you might get hit with a touch of spring fever and decide to clean out all the cobwebs and make new changes.
The Total Solar Eclipse (New Moon) occurs at 6:30 PM UTC in the zodiac sign of Leo at 28 degrees on August 21, 2017 and the energies of this Eclipse might linger for many months to come.
This Eclipse is related to the North Node Rx (the future) and makes you form a relationship with your dreams and desires to complete your soul work and your feelings might be put to the test. The Solar Eclipse pushes you forwards and you will discover who you really are and what you can achieve.
The North Node Rx is currently in the zodiac sign of Leo (the leader with a big heart) and the South Node Rx is in the zodiac sign of Aquarius (the water bearer who carries the waters of wisdom).
We need to walk in the shoes of Leo to lead and face unpleasant situations, but we also need to tap into the energies of Aquarius, the waters of wisdom, so we do not lose our independence and individuality. Looks like we have some new soul work to do to align ourselves with the future.
The Solar Eclipse (New Moon) is related to an inner awakening that brings you into the spotlight of awareness about yourself! The energies of this Eclipse will put pressure on you and you’ll feel motivated to change something about yourself that needs to be changed to accomplish your soul work.
New Moon aspects at the time of the Eclipse
Solar Eclipse (New Moon) Conjuncts Mercury Rx and this aspect is associated with your feelings/thoughts and makes you think about what you need to do.
The Eclipse aspecting Mercury retrograde might be a gift from the heavens because this retrograde period gives you a chance to do something over again. It gives you the opportunity to correct the mistakes you made, or gives you the opportunity to end something and start over because the Total Solar Eclipse (New Moon) is associated with endings and new beginnings.
Solar Eclipse (New Moon) Conjuncts the North Node Rx and this aspect is associated with your feelings regarding the future and represents where you are headed on your path, into the future.
Solar Eclipse (New Moon) is in Opposition with the South Node Rx and this aspect is associated with your feelings about the past and brings out a problem that you need to resolve to align yourself.
Solar Eclipse (New Moon) Trines Uranus Rx (the awakener) and this aspect is related to your elevated feelings regarding the future and the ability to keep your feelings in check and roll with the changes that you need to make to achieve success.
Solar Eclipse (New Moon) Inconjuncts Chiron Rx (the wounded healer). You need to stop doubting yourself in order to heal yourself, or you might need to face something that you put on the back burner because you did not want to deal with it at the time.
Solar Eclipse (New Moon – feelings) is ContraParallel with the Ascendant (you). This aspect is related to your secret vehicle with how you take action and brings out the connection between your feelings/actions. You might roam around in your feelings before you act, or you might take action on the spot.
Meanwhile, the New Moon makes an ingress and finds its new home in the zodiac sign of Virgo at 8:24 PM UTC. With the Moon in Virgo, you might be more critical about yourself and what you have achieved or what you have not achieved. Today is the day that you might pick on yourself in a big way.
Tuesday, August 22. Mars (the troublemaker) Trines Saturn Rx (hard work) at 01:20 PM UTC. You might feel more disciplined today, but try not to tell others what to do because you might shoot yourself in the foot and have a hard time getting from point A to point B.
The Sun (what you want) enters the zodiac sign of Virgo at 10:20 PM UTC and we begin a new cycle of change to use what we have learned. This is the time to stay focused, tend to details, and get your hands dirty to complete the work that needs to be done.
Wednesday, August 23. The New Moon begins void-of-course at 6:30 PM (Greenwich Time) in the zodiac sign of Virgo. You might have a hard time staying focused today, or you might decide to play hooky to get away from your daily routines.
Thursday, August 24. The New Moon makes an ingress and finds its new home in the zodiac sign of Libra at 1:04 AM UTC. With the Moon in Libra, you might decide to start fixing up your home, or you might feel more creative.
Venus (wants, needs and desires) Trines Chiron Rx (the wounded healer) at 5:59 AM UTC. You might have a new opportunity to make friends, or you might decide to start a new relationship, but you need to check in with your inner counsel and trust what your intuition is telling you today.
Venus (wants, needs and desires) Sesquisquares Neptune Rx (the spiritual awakener) at 03:32 PM UTC. Today is a good day to lay low and not make any big decisions because you might not see things clearly.
Mercury Rx (how the mind works) Semisquares Jupiter (expansion) at 06:05 PM UTC. Today is a day that you might overestimate yourself, or you might jump into something and end up going backwards. Best to think things through before you take the leap of faith.
Venus (wants, needs and desires) Squares Uranus Rx (the awakener) at 07:01 PM UTC. Your path might be unpredictable today, or someone might unexpectedly show up in your life, or you might need to roll with the changes that happen today.
Friday, August 25. The Sun (what you want) Sesquisquares Pluto Rx (power and transformation) at 03:32 AM UTC. You might feel as if you are coming into your power today. Just be careful how you use this power.
Saturn (hard work and restrictions) turns direct today at 12:08 PM UTC. Karmic debts are paid and lessons learned. The bumpy ride started when Venus Rx squared Saturn Rx on April 8. You have graduated from the “School of Hard Knocks” because you climbed the last mountain of struggles and gave it your all. Healing comes with your new balanced lifestyle.
However, you are not out of the woods yet because Saturn will travel through its last shadow period from August 25 to December 1. Saturn will aspect all the planets that are 21-27 degrees one last time, so if something comes back and revisits you, you know why!
Saturday, August 26. Venus (wants, needs and desires) enters the zodiac sign of Leo and we start a new cycle of change related to romance, falling in love, creativity, and the need to be appreciated to feel at your best.
The New Moon begins void-of-course at 5:39 AM (Greenwich Time) in the zodiac sign of Libra. Your relationships might feel frustrating, or you might need to make a decision regarding a situation to put yourself back on track.
The New Moon makes an ingress and finds its new home in the zodiac sign of Scorpio at 8:52 AM UTC. With the Moon in Scorpio, you might need to work on channeling your emotions to avoid the highs and lows. If you don’t do the work, you might take something to the extremes.
Mars (the troublemaker) Conjuncts North Node Rx (the future) at 10:07 AM UTC. New experiences are favorable today.
The Sun (what you want) Conjuncts Mercury Rx (how the mind works) at 08:43 PM UTC. You might feel the urge to communicate and bring clarity to others, or you might decide to start writing a book and writing will come easily.
Solar Eclipse (New Moon) Transits for all Zodiac Signs.
Depending on where the Total Solar Eclipse (New Moon) falls in your horoscope, you will be working with issues that are associated with that house and this Eclipse brings endings and new beginnings to help you grow to accomplish your soul work.
Aries – 5th house: Romance, love affairs, creativity, fun, hobbies, gambling, and children are activated during this eclipse.
Taurus – 4th house: Roots, family and home are activated during this eclipse.
Gemini – 3rd house: Communication, writing, teaching, short travel, siblings, cousins, your close environment that is related to the people you hang out with, or the people that you’re associated with professionally that you communicate with are activated during this eclipse.
Cancer – 2nd house: Morals and beliefs, money, assets, how you save your money, how you lend money to others, and how you earn your money and pay your bills are activated during this eclipse.
Leo – 1st house: New beginnings, self, ego, personality, appearance, and how you put your foot on the gas pedal to make something happen are activated during this eclipse.
Virgo – 12th house: Isolation, self-undoing, healing from a traumatic situation, hidden enemies, secret affairs, illness, hospitals, and prisons are activated during this eclipse.
Libra – 11th house: Hopes, wishes, friendships and your social network of friends are activated during this eclipse.
Scorpio – 10th house: Career, ambitions, social elevation, reputation and your highest achievements are activated during this eclipse.
Sagittarius – 9th house: Higher education, long distance travel, philosophy, religion, and spirituality are activated during this eclipse.
Capricorn – 8th house: Merging with someone, death, sex, debt, lawyers, other people’s money (intermingled assets) and transformation (new beginnings or endings) are activated during this eclipse.
Aquarius – 7th house: Exclusive committed relationships, marriage and business relationships are activated during this eclipse.
Pisces – 6th house: Health, daily routines, work environment, coworkers, and pets are activated during this eclipse.
See you next week.
Tarot Boot Camp Weekly Astro Forecast:
August 20 – August 26, 2017