In the Stars April 14-21, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

The Christian Holy week contains a potent Full Moon which is part of a dynamic Grand Cross, exact on Good Friday. The symbolism aligns with Easter themes of death and resurrection. The South Node is in a close conjunction with Pluto and Saturn, symbolizing completions, transformations, and endings and beginnings. This is a week to ponder consciously what is ready to die in your life and what is ready to be born. How will you transform your life at this Easter and Spring season of renewal?

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Sunday is truly a Sabbath day. Planetary aspects are joyful and expansive. Create a fun day, kick back, and enjoy. You deserve to make the most of this day after a challenging past week.

The Moon ingresses into industrious Virgo on Monday, April 15th, Tax Day. If you still need to finish your taxes, the Virgo Moon will help you complete your filing. If your taxes are done, turn your attention to other things that need to be completed. When the Moon is in Virgo, as it is Monday and Tuesday, it is time to tidy up and get organized. A Moon-Uranus trine may deliver surprises. Even though you would like to be on task for clean-up, be open to diversions that demand your attention.

The practical Virgo Moon steadies a cosmically active Tuesday that sports numerous aspects, both benefic and challenging. While we may feel overextended, as well as dreamy (Moon square Jupiter and Neptune), we are able to lean into our work with a strong drive for accomplishment (Moon trine Saturn and Pluto). If you harness the abundance of energy that is available, much can be accomplished. Keep moving.

Mercury has moved into Aries, speeding up our thinking processes. The Moon is in cardinal, action-oriented Libra. Although Libra likes to be gracious and accommodating, and this is best done slowly, a Moon-Mars trine gets us fired up for action.

Thursday the Libra Moon conjuncts Pallas Athena, highlighting our ability to combine strategy and diplomacy to address relationship concerns. The Moon squares off with the Nodes, Pluto, and Saturn, a bold combination which may bring relationship issues to be addressed front and center.

Good Friday’s Full Moon is potentiated with powerful energy. This Full Moon occurs with the Sun in Aries and the Moon in Libra at 29:06, the last degree of Cardinal signs which is significant and potent. The Full Moon forms a Grand Cross with the Moon’s nodes in Cancer (North Node) and Capricorn (South Node). Pluto and Saturn conjoin the South Node, making for an extremely powerful Full Moon. Uranus conjuncts the Moon, adding the element of the unexpected. Themes of impulsiveness, crisis, and transformation abound in this Full Moon. Soon after this Full Moon culmination, the Moon moves into Scorpio tropically. Go slowly and carefully.

The Sun ingresses into Taurus on Passover Saturday, slowing us down to tend to our planting for the next month. On the other hand, Venus ingresses into Aries, warming our passions. Benefic alignments of the Moon to Pluto, Saturn, and Neptune make for a productive and satisfying day.

Easter Sunday is a sunny, optimistic day, brightened by the Moon’s ingress into Sagittarius, and augmented by benefic trines to Venus, Chiron, and Mercury, all conjunct in Aries. Hop like an Easter bunny off to an outdoor adventure.

This week could be game changing, as it starts with the big bang of a Sun-Uranus conjunction on Monday, which often bring reversals, surprises, and awakenings. The Sagittarius Moon is positive, adventurous, and philosophical. Writing may ignite discoveries. Make the most of this day, and be open to the astonishing developments that may unfold.

Contact Cathy for astrological readings/consultations at: ccoleman829@gmail.com

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Sunday: Joyful, expansive day. Make the most of it, and have fun.

Monday: Clean up and get organized!

Tuesday: Lean into work and make Tuesday a productive day. Keep moving.

Wednesday:  Action-oriented day, but take time to be gracious and accommodating.

Thursday: Address relationship concerns with strategy and diplomacy.

Friday: Potent Full Moon: Crisis or transformation. Expect the unexpected.

Saturday: Sun into Taurus; productive and satisfying day.

Sunday: Sunny, bright, optimistic Easter Sunday.

Monday: The day could bring reversals, awakenings, and surprises.

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Ten Things to Do with Venus in Pisces (March 27- April 21)

  1. Paint a room in your home a fresh, beautiful color.
  2. Create an inspiring music playlist.
  3. Write a poem or a song.
  4. Give to your favorite charity.
  5. Give grace to challenging people and situations.
  6. Let your heart sing!
  7. Wear lovely clothes and be beautiful.
  8. Soak in the beauty of art through a visit to an art gallery.
  9. Infuse your life with beautiful, fragrant flowers.
  10. Create! Create! Create!

Moon Void-of-Course: This is the time when the Moon makes its last major angular aspect with a planet before it moves into the next zodiacal sign tropically. This void time, when the Moon is not aspecting a planet, but rather floating on its own, is a time when things don’t come together and it’s difficult to make good decisions. Purchases made during void Moons often turn out to be unsatisfactory and not work out. Appointments often don’t come together, and meetings don’t result in progress or sound, lasting decisions. We more easily get lost or meander in trying to get somewhere. The VoC Moon times for the next month are listed below so that you can plan meetings, decisions, and purchases at times when the Moon is not VoC; and use the void times for gardening, reading, and routine task work.

Void-of-Course Moon times for the month ahead (one lunar cycle) are:

Pacific Standard Time:

Sunday, April 14 at 6:38 p.m. through Monday, April 15 at 3:14 a.m. (Moon into Virgo)

Tuesday, April 16 at 9:29 p.m. through Wednesday, April 17 at 4:22 a.m. (Moon into Libra)

Friday, April 19: 4:12 a.m. – 5:40 a.m. (Moon into Scorpio)

Saturday, April 20 at 8:59 p.m. through Sunday, April 21 at 8:59 a.m. (Moon into Sagittarius)

Tuesday, April 23: 4:43 a.m. – 3:50 p.m. (Moon into Capricorn)

Thursday, April 25 at 12:48 p.m. through Friday, April 26 at 2:27 a.m. (Moon into Aquarius)

Sunday, April 28: 2:44 a.m. – 3:11 p.m. (Moon into Pisces)

Tuesday, April 30 at 2:57 p.m. through Wednesday, May 1 at 3:24 p.m. (Moon into Aries

Friday, May 3: 1:47 a.m. – 1:18 p.m. (Moon into Taurus)

Sunday, May 5: 8:10 a.m. – 8:40 p.m. (Moon into Gemini

Tuesday, May 7 at 4:50 p.m. through Wednesday, May 8 at 2:06 a.m. (Moon into Cancer)

Thursday, May 9 at 7:06 p.m. through Friday, May 10 at 6:14 a.m. (Moon into Leo)

Sunday, May 12: 5:25 a.m. – 9:22 a.m. (Moon into Virgo)

GMT (Greenwich Mean Time):

Monday, April 15: 1:38 -10:14 (Moon into Virgo)

Wednesday, April 17: 4:29 – 11:22 (Moon into Libra)

Friday, April 19: 11:12 – 12:40 (Moon into Scorpio)

Sunday, April 21: 3:59 – 15:59 (Moon into Sagittarius)

Tuesday, April 23:11:43 – 22:50 p.m. (Moon into Capricorn)

Thursday, April 25 at 19:48 through Friday, April 26 at 9:27 (Moon into Aquarius)

Sunday, April 28: 9:44 – 22:11 (Moon into Pisces)

Tuesday, April 30 at 21:57 through Wednesday, May 1 at 22:24 (Moon into Aries

Friday, May 3: 8:47 – 20:18 (Moon into Taurus)

Sunday, May 5 at 15:10 through Monday, May 6 at 3:40 (Moon into Gemini

Tuesday, May 7 at 23:50 p.m. through Wednesday, May 8 at 9:06 a.m. (Moon into Cancer)

Friday, May 10: 2:06 – 13:14 (Moon into Leo)

Sunday, May 12: 12:25 – 16:22 (Moon into Virgo)

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One Response to In the Stars April 14-21, 2019…shining light on the astrology of the week: Full Moon

  1. Leland says:

    Cathy, your summary of the relation of planets to the wheel of heavenly change highlights Holy week’s remarkable synchrony and symbolism. As above, so below: Thank you, Cathy, for connecting our everyday lives to these grand themes of existence!

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