Romance takes center stage today, but not just because it’s Valentine’s Day. The dramatic Leo Full Moon at 6:53 pm EST focuses our attention on issues of the heart. But the conceptual Aquarius Sun shifts the spotlight from personal love to a more social context. A lunar square to stern Saturn can harden our feelings and make us question relationships in general. Thankfully, the Sun’s trine to superhero Mars could save the day with a happy ending.
(Mar 21 – Apr 19)
You have high hopes and are willing to take a risk to fulfill your heart’s wishes today. You might not want to take no for an answer because the exuberant Leo Full Moon in your 5th House of Romance encourages you to expect too much from love. Tempering your dreams with a bit of realism may be enough to prevent disillusionment in relationships. Persistence may work in your favor now as long as you remember to be sensitive to the feelings of others.
(Apr 20 – May 20)
Although jumping on a plane might not be possible now, you are still tempted to escape by going somewhere far away in your mind. But this is a time to be practical, not dreamy when it comes to what really matters. The Leo Full Moon in your 4th House of Roots is a reflector that shines a bright light on family issues. Fantasies only distract you from the real love that could be found at home. Real emotional comfort is closer than you think.
(May 21 – Jun 20)
You have a few tricks up your sleeve today when it comes to expressing your attraction to someone special. The playful Leo Full Moon highlights your 3rd House of Communication, inspiring you to take a chance when it comes to love. However, you could overdo it by getting carried away with your feelings. Being confident is one thing, but too much bravado on your part might spell an early end to your evening. Remember, a healthy interaction is a two-way street so be willing to receive as well as you give.
(Jun 21 – Jul 22)
There could be an upcoming change in your income status or, perhaps, a shift in a business partnership. The bright Leo Full Moon illuminates your 2nd House of Money, so you might be more concerned with the bottom line than you are with romance now. Nevertheless, look at everything in a broader context. Practice compassion for others who may be experiencing uncertain times, too. A quick reality check today will give you a more balanced perspective; money can’t buy you love.
(Jul 23 – Aug 22)
You may need to show a bit of caution in the romance department today, even if you know exactly what you want. The melodramatic Leo Full Moon floods your 1st House of Personality, possibly stressing your relationships and temporarily turning your life inside out. You could become overly defensive if someone stands in your way, so remind yourself that it’s not necessary to express everything you feel. Waiting until tomorrow before saying what’s on your mind will probably be better off for everyone involved.
(Aug 23 – Sep 22)
You might feel invisible today, especially if you think that someone special isn’t taking notice of you. Don’t fight the natural flow of energy as the Leo Full Moon illuminates your 12th House of Privacy, hiding your emotions from view. Nevertheless, your actions will still have the impact you want. Save the flowery speeches and love letters for some other time. Just let behavior do its magic. Even the most subtle gestures will have positive impact if your heart is in the right place.
(Sep 23 – Oct 22)
You might decide to play it low key today and keep your personal feelings to yourself. However, you expressive Leo Moon falls in your 11th House of Social Networking, encouraging you to get involved with a group activity. Although you might resist at first, you’re like to find pleasure in your participation once you overcome your initial anxiety. Let go of your personal desires and melt into the group experience for now. Surprisingly, you can derive a great deal of emotional satisfaction by being part of something larger than yourself.
(Oct 23 – Nov 21)
People are likely to stand up and take notice of you today, but the recognition you receive may be professional rather than personal. Fortunately, the theatrical Leo Full Moon brightens your 10th House of Public Status, empowering you to reveal your feelings to someone special. You’re at the top of your game now and it’s rather easy for you to shift the focus from business to pleasure if you are romantically inclined. Don’t be afraid to make your move as long as you pay careful attention to the reactions you receive.
(Nov 22 – Dec 21)
You might be dreaming of a trip with your partner or special friend, but travel plans could require extra attention today as circumstances change. Even the simplest of dinner plans may have to be modified at the last minute. Ultimately, the bold Leo Full Moon in your 9th House of Adventure reminds you to focus on your personal needs and do whatever it takes to reach your destination. The details may be unstable, but don’t lose sight of your goal. Following your bliss sometimes requires perseverance and hard work.
(Dec 22 – Jan 19)
You may have to revisit a financial decision today that could alter you evening plans. Instead of making a unilateral decision, it’s smarter to check in with your friend or partner. It could take courage on your part to reveal your vulnerability, especially with the proud Leo Full Moon falling in your 8th House of Deep Sharing. Don’t slip into the trap of pretending that everything is fine if it’s not. Taking a risk and sharing your concerns could be the key to increased intimacy.
(Jan 20 – Feb 18)
Don’t focus on your shortcomings today, especially if you’re worried that someone doesn’t like you as much as you like him or her. Today’s emotional Leo Full Moon in your 7th House of Relationships is opposite the Sun in your cerebral sign, reminding you of the sharp contrast between your subjective feelings and objective reality. Your performance might fall short of your expectations, but you may be judging yourself harsher than anyone else does. Simply doing the best you can will likely be more than enough.
(Feb 19 – Mar 20)
Although someone you love might rain on your parade today, your positive attitude may be enough to chase the bad emotional weather away. However, you won’t find your way back to the sunny side of the street unless you take a chance and give your imagination free rein to explore a new avenues of expression. The Leo Full Moon is lighting up your 6th House of Details, so paying attention to the little things can make the difference between failure and success. A bit of forethought and follow-through goes a long way.