Posts Categorized: Zodiac Signs

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Jupiter enters Virgo: The Party’s Over

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Despite its reputation as astrology’s most generous benefactor, Jupiter’s gifts are often best enjoyed in hindsight. When Jupiter is moving through a sign, a house, or in aspect to one of your natal planets, you can actually feel quite a lot of pressure – to live bigger, be more daring, and challenge your limitations..

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Aquarius Full Moon: Born Free

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Are you a restless lion, born free but now pacing in a cage of your own design? Without the Aquarian insistence on freedom, without the willingness to walk away from what isn’t working, without the innate sense of connection with our fellow humans, the creative heart collapses under the weight of insatiable longing for approval, petting, validation.

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Cancer New Moon: Tidying Up

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When you decide at this Cancer New Moon to spend quality time with your heart, it will be the unpleasant stockpile of emotional refuse that you feel compelled to tackle. The old grudges, the ancient hurts and embarrassments, the terrifying vulnerabilities that you’ve lived with for years because you just couldn’t face them, because they are heartbreaking, demoralizing – or in some strange way, giving your life purpose.

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Capricorn Full Moon: Slowing Down, Turning Around

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Like crabs skittering down the beach under a pale summer moon, we move in erratic ways, not along linear paths, zigging and zagging, revisiting old missteps. In nostalgia, we long to reclaim and embrace our abandoned childhood shells. Maybe, we think, that’s when we had it exactly right about who we were and what we wanted.

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Gemini New Moon: Road Trip

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It’s so easy to trivialize Gemini, to dismiss it as a fickle, gossipy, lightweight sign. But that is a young person’s way of looking at it, the perspective of someone who hasn’t yet learned about the tyranny of definition. When you’ve spent decades writing, editing, and telling your own life stories, you begin to see Gemini quite differently.