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In 2021, big changes are afoot in how you see yourself and your significant relationships. For yourself, you are learning a new definition of freedom that includes being centered rather than scattered. It may be time to let go of philosophies or spiritual practices that are trapping you in the past.
Your relationships will undergo radical shifts this year, as you are challenged to listen to those closest to you in order to clearly comprehend their needs. Don’t assume you know what a loved one is saying; keep asking questions until you are sure you understand. The late Spring will be an especially tumultuous time, but if you remember to take a deep breath, be curious, and listen, you will gain valuable insights into creating more authentic partnerships.
A key to this year is in staying closer to home. While you are a wanderer by nature, there is plenty to explore in the world around you without going to the four corners of the Earth. You will be challenged to master your understanding of the immediate environment—the nature park you drive by every day, the community center down the street, your local animal shelter. It is in everyday experiences that the news of the universe will be heralded. If you allow yourself to explore places like this, you will be rewarded with new vision for how to use your unique skills to make the world a better place.
Rhea Wolf © Mother Tongue Ink 2021
Rhea works to tear down the racist patriarchy through words, witchcraft, & workshops. The author of The Light That Changes: The Moon in Astrology, Stories, and Time and Which is Witch zines, Rhea is also a prison activist, mother, and teaches at the Portland School of Astrology.
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Weekly Starcodes—Planetary Aspect Interpretations & Predictions
Heather Roan Robbins is a practical, intuitive, choice oriented astrologer, writer, celebrant, and spiritual counselor. Active for 30 plus years, she practices in St. Paul, Santa Fe, and New York City - 914.315.5001 Email Heather.
Friday begins under an upbeat, dramatic, humorous and competitively playful Leo Moon, though the family dynamics can tilt into melodrama easily if anybody feels slighted. Help everybody feel heard and appreciated, and boycott one-upsmanship.
Over the weekend the Moon enters Virgo, and we need to get our digestive system back on track, it will further to eat simpler food and have come deeper conversations. Do not give advice unless specifically requested, as so many people are doing their own personal homework right now and need approval and support rather than critique. Save that for the world at large.
A collaborative Libra Moon early next week allow us coordinate with one another for a new work push or vision quest. Militant Mars in Scorpio forms a supportive trine to dissolving Neptune and encourages us to act on our dreams and in line with our ideals. If we don’t have a clear image of our dreams or vision, this is a good time to go search for one. It also encourages us to let go of some old anger, if that’s what we’re ready to do. Some people will idealize their anger and entrench further, so work carefully around people who choose to polarize or identify with their anger rather than with their healing.
This Mars- Neptune trine asked us to act for out with our ideals, in line with our spirit on a good day, or can lead us to the delusion that we think we know what we’re talking about when we don’t. It underlines the absolute necessity of getting truths finding more facts in emotionally complicated situations, particularly when we think those are first scan of the facts supports our opinion. This is true with headlines in politics, family dynamics and relationship assumptions. This proviso intensifies towards the end of the week as Venus approaches next week conjunction with Pluto.
Our impatience grows and attention sharpens as the Moon enters intensive Scorpio on Wednesday, December 1. Neptune turns direct, it’s been retrograde since the end of June. As it turns it may bring some interesting weather, but also gives us a chance to clear up some misconception or delusion in the days ahead. That Scorpio Moon-- as the Sun semi-squares Pluto and Mercury quincunx Uranus- nudges us to look deeper, dig deeper, and find out what’s really going on. It can leave some unsettling questions and debates, we can make good trouble, but need to choose our trouble wisely, and repair relations whenever possible. Neptune direct also calls us to remember our spiritual or philosophic goals- and work in those directions as the winter solstice draws nigh.
Friday, November 26: Morning lingers either festive or dramatic, depending upon how we play that Leo Moon. Put people first and throw away the schedule. Expect overindulgence. This afternoon, get busy; encourage people to work together on an intriguing project as the Moon enters Virgo. Talk late into the night but keep all personal comments supportive.
the Moon opposes Jupiter 9:23 AM, Saturn textile Chiron 6:04 PM, Moon enters Virgo 7:11 PM.
Saturday, November 27: People may feel at odds or out of sorts this morning and need some personal time. Keep it simple, real, and with a loose agenda. Catch up on odd chores and unfinished conversations. By late afternoon nervous systems recover and many are up for a last-minute spontaneity or gathering.
the Moon square Mercury 3:27 AM, the Moon square Sun 5:27 AM, the Moon trine Uranus 5:18 PM.
Sunday, November 28: The mood is honest, impatient, and oversensitive as the Virgo Moon trines Pluto and opposes Neptune. Talk less and keep the heart open. There’s a lot on peoples’ plates for the next few weeks, so be low maintenance and send beloveds off with support and leftovers. New determination arises tonight as the Sun conjuncts Mercury.
the Moon trine Venus 6:14 AM, the Moon sextile Mars 7:36 AM, the Moon opposed Neptune 8:49 AM, the Moon trine Pluto 5:02 PM, Sun conjunct mercury 9:37 PM.
Monday, November 29: Reconnect with work teams, friends, nonfamily members as the Libra Moon trine Saturn and encourages us to organize together in a friendly way. Add action to dreams and visions as Mars trines Neptune. And if there is no vision yet to work towards, it’s a good time to go look for one, to brainstorm and dream up new goals, and develop mutually helpful plans to get there.
the Moon enters Libra 1:54 AM, Mars trine Neptune 7:10 AM, Moon sex tile son 3:44 PM, Moon sex tile mercury 4:33 PM, Moon trine Saturn 5:23 PM, Mercury trine Chiron 7:40 PM.
Tuesday, November 30: Serious work hovers on the horizon, whether it’s an opportunity, emergency, or cultural phenomenon as Mercury and the Sun sextile competent Saturn. Collaborate now and sketch in long-term and contingency plans. Listen sympathetically to others concerns and be a loving grown-up.
Mercury sextile Saturn 12:18 AM, the Sun trine Chiron 7:37 AM, Moon square Venus 12:55 AM, Venus sex tile Neptune 1:46 PM, son sex tile Saturn 4:14 PM, Mercury 70 square Pluto 5:27 PM, Moon square Pluto 8:42 PM, Moon square Jupiter 9:19 PM.
Wednesday, December 1: Rely on recent collaboration and let everyone find their own way forward. Impatience, edgy honesty abounds as the Moon enters focused Scorpio and the Sun semi squares Pluto. We may just focus on our work, investigating a real problem or find ourselves obsessing grumpily. Neptune turns direct after a long retrograde, which can leave us swirling in misconceptions or having difficulty connecting with our imagination; the next few days ask us to straighten out our assumptions, and reconnect with our visions, contact our imagination consciously.
the Moon enters Scorpio 4:55 AM, Neptune turns direct 6:22 AM, Sun semi square Pluto, Mercury quincunx Uranus 7:15 PM, Moon square Saturn 7:42 PM.
Thursday, December 2: The inner world activates this morning, dreams may be thick and interesting, but ask good questions otherwise. The energy can be sweet when we’re not hitting on our personal irritants. If important decisions and actions precipitate near dinnertime as the Moon conjunct Mars, don’t overreact and make sure impulses are on target.
Moon opposed Uranus 12:01 AM, Moon trine Neptune 1:57 PM, Moon se tile Venus 3:51 PM, Moon conjunct Mars 5:45 PM, Moon sex tile Pluto 9:25 PM, Moon square Jupiter 10:22 PM.
Clean house—in all its literal and metaphorical concepts-- and get ready for a busy week ahead; it starts deep and heavy but can end on a high note if we stay flexible and look for joy on Thanksgiving.
Friday starts with a full Moon lunar eclipse- exact at 1:57 AM MST, a lingering but distant eclipse, lasting for over three hours. It is the longest eclipse in centuries because the Moon is at apogee, its farthest point from us, and therefore moving slowly. Eclipses act like astrological acupuncture and unblock blocked energies, sometimes radically, this one has extra calls because it lingers and because it is concurrent with a recent intense Mars- Uranus opposition. These aspects have resonated all this fall and are synchronous with a time when many people needed to change jobs, change direction, or shifted some fundamental piece of their understanding.
That early morning lunar eclipse will shake the trees and drop the leaves. Anything that is long overdue, overripe, may now fall into place. Things we should have let go a long time ago may now release, whether pleasantly or unpleasantly. Some of us will be dealing with the fallout of a sudden flash, impulse, opportunity, or emergency which shifted our life’s direction and now calls us to adjust.
This is a Scorpio – Taurus full Moon, with Mars and Mercury still in intense, searching Scorpio; we may have to face a new honesty about what we really desire versus what we don’t- but talked ourselves into. One simple way to practice this is to release that which no longer serves us as we clean house to get ready for the holidays; this goes for stuff, recipes, people, habits, politicians, or policies that no longer serve. The last few years reminded us to stick to what really matters and create room for new chapters; this eclipse may give us a chance to practice.
Sunday night the Sun heads into mobile, upbeat, and frankly honest Sagittarius and starts a shift away from last month’s deeply introverted Scorpionic mood. The energy really shifts midweek for a festive, outgoing, holiday; it furthers to drop burdens and feel carefree, but not careless, as Mercury joins the Sun in Sagittarius.
This initiates the season of gratitude and graft; Sagittarian energy encourages gratitude with philosophical perspective and frank honesty on a good day. Its shadow side encourages us to believe our own stories so we sound honest even when we’re not. Notice major advertisers in this holiday season. Let the burdens lighten but leaven the levity with critical thinking and healthy introspection.
This fresh Sagittarian energy can make us restless and makes it much easier to travel—just in time for Thanksgiving traffic. Just remember that many people will be so anxious to get out of Dodge they may not be the best drivers. Stay alert and stay on target. This more festive and mobile mood really picks up on Wednesday as the Moon enters sociable and outgoing Leo and can bring an extra celebratory air, or extra family drama, to Thanksgiving dinner. Remember that Sagittarius honesty needs a major dose of compassion and as soupçon of diplomacy to make it delicious.
Friday, November 19: The full Taurus moon, lunar eclipse at 1:57 AM MST instigates change and precipitate decisions-both difficult or liberating. Investigate, release an old pattern and clear room for new ones. A talkative Gemini Moon helps communication and can lead to some productive political debate, but could also wake up a cloud of gossip; look for accurate information and clear signals before reacting. Evening is sociable and productive, drop a façade and connect; get real or go home.
Moon opposes Sun- lunar eclipse 1:57 AM, Moon enters Gemini 7:32 AM, the Sun semi-squares Venus 8:25 PM.
Saturday, November 20: People tend to head in their own direction on this disjointed day. Use the buzz to run errands, clean house, and clear the decks and keep the busy mental hamsters on track as Mercury squares Jupiter. It’s all too easy to drop items and have them scatter everywhere -just as our thoughts easily scatter. Putter mindfully or expect to do everything twice. Also, when in doubt, say less rather than more: speak mindfully and avoid hurt feelings or leaked secrets.
Moon trine Saturn 12:12 AM, Mercury square Jupiter 4:42 PM.
Sunday, November 21: Engage deep and productive conversation this morning as Mercury sextiles Pluto. Midday multitask and get those ducks in a row. Feel a shift by evening as the Sun enters extroverted Sagittarius and Moon enters domestic Cancer. Thoughts turn to family, cooking, home, homeland; memories review what helps us feel safe and secure, and what doesn’t. We may find our hearts wandering over people we miss and both the joys and traumas of holidays gone by. Let those memories flow through, don’t hold onto them, but maybe snag a sentimental recipe from them in the process.
Moon square Neptune 1:04 AM, Mercury sextile Pluto 2:13 AM, Moon trine Jupiter 8:51 AM, Sun enters Sagittarius 7:33 PM, Moon enters Cancer 8:32 PM.
Monday, November 22: People are open-minded as long as their defenses aren’t triggered under this self-protective Cancer Moon. We may need to confess, if only to ourselves, come clean and get to the point. This new truth can automatically start a change as the Sun enters upbeat Sagittarius and the moon sextiles Uranus tonight.
Moon sextile Uranus 8:58 PM.
Tuesday, November 23: We may feel really ambiguous, torn between staying home and reaching out, between our introverted and extroverted sides, or between a desire to face responsibilities and a desire to escape them as the Cancer Moon opposes Venus and Pluto in Capricorn. Look don’t look too far ahead, as tomorrow some of these feelings shift and clarify; do what needs to be done this day and do not speculate about the future at the moment.
Moon opposed Venus 3:48 AM, Moon trine Mars 5:24 AM, Moon trine Neptune 1:50 AM, Moon opposed Pluto 10:45 PM.
Wednesday, November 24: Our inner extrovert fires up, plans we once dreaded may now look exciting as Mercury enters Sagittarius and the Moon enters Leo. Look for green lights, new decisions, a willingness to let go of past systems and interest in reinventing the future. It’s a good day to travel, just pay attention as distracted drivers can be careless drivers. Instead of getting while shopping or traveling, dance with the winds and let life be an adventure.
Mercury enters Sagittarius 8:36 AM, Moon enters Leo 8:58 AM, Moon trine Mercury 9:01 AM, Moon trine Sun 2:34 PM.
Thursday, November 25: Reward helpfulness; people may clamor for attention or need even their smallest contributions recognized, but the mood could be generally celebratory. Watch for a tendency to get too serious this morning. Wing it mid-day and be open to new traditions and recipes. Let everyone find a neutral corner tonight as the Moon squares Mars and Mercury semi-squares Venus. Feeling overextended can fray moods, acceptance and consideration feels divine.
Moon opposed Saturn 1:51 AM, Moon square Uranus 8:31 AM, Moon square Mars 8:19 PM, Mercury semi-square Venus 8:27 PM.