Leo (July 22-Aug 22) Celebrate. Under Fixed Fire Leo Sun, Renew for the year ahead by living life to its fullest. Let the arts infuse joy; dance the body's ripeness along with the ripening crops and relationships.
The mood is creative, romantic, dramatic, laxy; remember to tend crops of all types.
Let your soul light shine; light up the room for the benefit of all involved. Generous, idealistic, stubborn, expansive and creative, your challenge is to see the beauty in others, learn to listen and share the limelight.
Heather Roan Robbins © Mother Tongue Ink
I Opened It © A. Levemark 2010
if you are to heal others you must be vigilant about the ways you need healing too, dear leo. pluto joins saturn in your sixth house of body-spirit reverence on january 12. beware ignoring any part of you; if you have been negligent, your silenced parts may rise up to meet you viscerally.
find quiet often and (re)claim meditation practices that suit and support you. attune to your inner rhythms so you can step up into your divine work in this world.
jupiter joins pluto three times in 2020 (april 4, june 30, and november 12)—three opportunities to balance your body-spirit with your work in the world.
the full moon in leo on february 8 offers deep insights into routines and rituals you need, be well in your relationships.
by year's end, saturn and jupiter move into aquarius, your seventh house of intimate relationships. your determination to be well will nourish all others i your life.
naimonu james © mother tongue ink
Inspire! You may have hidden your creative flow recently, feeling upstaged by hard work or potentially learning new skills or because of responsibilities to health.
Be honest about your creative talents, let go of what does not grow corn, and pursue those hidden sparks within.
Look at your natural creativity and charisma, and offer that in service. Your life force improves when you feel needed and effective. In return, your community expands and steadies.
Heather Roan Robbins © Mother Tongue Ink 2019
Mystical Cat © Jakki Moore
Leo Moon Sign's can shine and gather others around with their natural charisma. When they use their light for all sentient beings, they are natural teachers and centers of the community; their challenge can be to get out of their own perspective and honor another's path.
Our natal moon sign describes what makes us feel at home, how we process emotion, and how e handle our daily life.
Heather Roan Robbins © Mother Tongue Ink 2019
It’s wonderful to see the effects of the stars and planets mirrored back at us in our daily life. The saying “as above so below” screams out at us to pay attention and notice the small details of Mother Earth.
The season of Leo tastes and feels of the heat that Leo's can bring in to any room when at their best. The sun is high in the sky, Cat naps and cool drinks accompany many of our days. At night, we blossom after the heat recedes and gather by fire or moonlight to dance, tell stories or relish the cooler temperatures that night brings.
Many of our gardens are already planted and are left to grow with minimal tending to with lots of water. Flowers often come into a second bloom this time of year and animals are raising and birthing their young. The mood of the season is often playful, creative and exuberant.
While our last fire sign, rules the early morning as the sun starts to peak over the horizon, Leo rules the high point of the sun's daily transit. At midday we tend to care for ourselves, lunch time arrives of maybe it's time to take a "siesta".
This time of day is grounding in our bodies, nourishing our physical sense of self to get through the rest of the day. Being the time of day that Leo rules, it is also a highly creative time, a great time to of day to enjoy the company of others, dance in your kitchen or sit in the sunshine and write a poem to submit to We'Moon!
Leo rules the heart, solar plexus, spinal column and upper back. Cancer and Leo both meet in the chest, with Cancer as the pericardium (water layer) in which the heart is suspended and protected. Leo is our internal fire and flame, the heart and solar plexus carry our internal core and give blood to the rest of the body. The spinal column and upper back provide structure and strength to our skelton. Stand tall dear Leo's, and let your light shine from within!
Lotus Lion © Eileen M. Rose
Planets in Leo love to express themselves and often struggle to be seen and heard. These planets tend to be dramatic or hold strong pull within a natal chart and add to your creative impulses or dreams.
Example: If you're Mars in in Leo, the manner of which you take action will be creative, strong and in charge! You may have trouble letting others take the lead and want to feel your voice is heard loud and clear especially when decisions are being made.
Leah Markman © Mother Tongue Ink 2020
“The Houses (twelve pie shaped sections) of our personal birth chart attend to all areas of our life. Each house represents a basic facet of human experience from birth to death.”
The placement of each house in your natal chart is dependent on your rising sign. A person with an Aries rising has what is called a “natural chart”. A rising sign is the sign ascending on the eastern horizon on the time of your birth, it can be calculated using a rising sign calculator here!
With heartfelt generosity we entertain children of our body and mind, including our inner child. (Fire)
Sandra Pastorius © Mother Tongue Ink 2018
The Sun represents oru soul purpose. It is what we are here on Earth to do or accomplish and it informs how we go about that task. It answers the age old question, "Why am I here?"
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Mercury, planetary muse and mentor of our mental and communicative lives, appears to reverse its course three or four times a year. We may experience less stress during these periods by taking the time to pause and go back over familiar territory and give second thoughts to dropped projects or miscommunications. Breakdowns can help us attend to the safety of mechanics and mobility. It’s time to “recall the now” of the past and deal with underlying issues. Leave matters that lock in future commitments until Mercury goes direct.
If you're born under the Gemini Sun, you can talk to anybody; your adaptability, nervous energy, mental sparkle, ingenuity, and sense of humor get the word out and help us understand one another. Your challenge is to know your own mind and soul.
Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2020Solar and Lunar Eclipses occur when the Earth, Sun and Moon align at the Moon’s nodal axis, usually four times a year, during New and Full Moons, respectively. The South (past) and North (future) Nodes symbolize our evolutionary path. Eclipses catalyze destiny’s calling. Use eclipse degrees in your birth chart to identify potential release points.