The Witches Daily Tarot, Runes & Other Divination for June 22

The Witches Daily Tarot, Runes & Other Divination for June 22

 

Tarot Card of the Day

Three of Wands


June 22, 2018

This suit, most often called “Wands” and sometimes called “Rods” or “Staves,” represents initiative, ambition, drive and desire. This is the suit of enterprise and risk-taking.

A Three in this suit symbolizes an inner balance that allows you to feel more optimistic about new endeavors you are committed to, or want to commit to. In the illustrated Tarots, the human character is standing on his balcony, watching ships leave the harbor, loaded with his goods for far-off ports, dreaming of the fortune he will reap if all goes well. Summon the optimism within you.

This energy must be patient and trusting, because he or she will have to wait some time to find out how the ships have fared. Meanwhile, a lot of resources are tied up until they return with the bounty. Only those truly confident in their ideas and abilities would undertake such a risk. This card represents the energy a person needs to take on great adventures and accomplish noble (and remunerative) deeds.

A detail that sometimes appears in the more esoteric Tarots is a winged wand with two snakes twining around it, called the Caduceus, which is Mercury’s wand. This is an ancient symbol of the healer or shaman, one who can travel between the worlds to rescue souls from death or possession. Perhaps the feeling of empowerment this card represents points to the internal mechanisms of self-healing. Perhaps it refers to the courage it takes to be an entrepreneur or an inventor, which is in itself a magical process — bringing not only opportunity for success, but also an awakening to higher potentials.

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Love Tarot Card of the Day

The Wheel of Fortune


June 22, 2018
Today, the truth is told and clears up a situation that has hung on and on. Take direct action now to clear up something that should have been handled long ago. The Wheel of Fortune selected you because you need to know that some parts of the conditions were out of your control. Some events are not the result of something you did. You do have control over how you deal with matters now.

Erotic Tarot Card of the Day

The Chariot


June 22, 2018
The Chariot shows that you’re rolling toward a major sexual goal today, willing to forego just about anything and everything else to have that one big O! The thing is, who are you willing to trample over to get there? This card can be a sign to slow down just a bit, because while sex is fun, it shouldn’t be your number one focus right now. You don’t have to come to a complete stop, but pulling back on the reins just a bit will give you the clarity you need to make sure you’re making wise sexual decisions.

Your Influences for the Weekend of June 22, 2018

Element Influence

Earth Reversed

Earth reversed denotes a lack of positive connection with the life spirit–a lost soul. If you are not careful you may miss much of what life has to offer you
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Astrological Influence

Pisces Reversed

Pisces reversed signifies a lack of positive thinking and creativity at this time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Element Influence

Earth Reversed

Earth reversed denotes a lack of positive connection with the life spirit–a lost soul. If you are not careful you may miss much of what life has to offer you

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psychic Tip of the Day

June 22, 2018

TAKE IT AS REAL

Saying and doing are often two different things, but today they are welded together. A lover’s confirmation of something is a real as it gets. Do you really want to know?

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Your Daily Rune for June 22, 2018

Nauthiz

“Not-this” – Literally: “Need-fire” or “Necessity” – Esoteric: Constraint, Friction

Key Concepts: Need, resistance, constraint, conflict, drama, effort, necessity, urgency, hard work, need-fire, life lessons, creative friction, distress, force of growth, the consequence of past action, short term pain for long term gain

Psi: resistance, need, effort

Energy: necessity, coming forth into being, urgency

Mundane: doing what must be done, chores, hard work

Divinations: Resistance (leading to strength), recognition of örlög (ultimate law, primal truth), innovation, need-fire (self-reliance), personal development and life lessons, achievement through effort; or constraint of freedom, distress, toil, drudgery, laxity, warnings, worry, guilt, moral cowardice, unfulfilled or unrecognized needs.

 

 

Your Animal Spirit for Today

 

 

Crack the Cookie

 

 

The Wisdom of Buddha

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

 

 

 

Moon near Jupiter from June 22-24

 

On June 22 to 24, 2018, look at the bright waxing gibbous moon as soon as darkness falls. That nearby brilliant “star” nearby is no star at all. It’s the giant planet Jupiter, fifth planet outward from the sun. As the moon makes its monthly rounds in front of the constellations of the zodiac, it swings in the vicinity of Jupiter for a few days each month. And these next few days present a great time to use the moon to find Jupiter.

Now look again at the chart at the top of this post. See the star Antares? By June 24 and 25, the moon will have moved closer to Antares, which is a bright red star, the Heart of the Scorpion in the constellation Scorpius.

As seen from the Americas, the moon pairs up most closely with Jupiter on June 23. As seen from around the globe, the moon swings to the north of Jupiter on June 23. Then, by the evening of June 24, Jupiter can be found from all parts of Earth to the west of the moon. On June 24, the moon will be shining near the head of Scorpius. If your sky is dark enough, you might be able to spot three stars – sometimes called the Crown of the Scorpion – in the moon’s glare. If you can’t see them, use the bright star Antares to guide you to the Crown of the Scorpion when the moon drops out the evening sky in July.

Next … there’s another star you can learn to identify now, with Jupiter’s help.

It’s shown in the next image down.

Jupiter now shines in front of the constellation Libra the Scales, and will continue to light up this constellation for many months to come. Jupiter and Libra’s alpha star, Zubenelgenubi, are now so close together on the sky’s dome that both the planet and the star easily fit inside the same binocular field of view.

Most all the time, Jupiter ranks as the fourth-brightest celestial body after the sun, moon and Venus. But Mars is brightening as we speak and will soon supplant Jupiter as the fourth-brightest celestial body, if it hasn’t already. If you wish to compare Mars and Jupiter later tonight, look for Mars to rise in the east after Venus sets in the west. Or, if that’s too late for you, wake up before daybreak to see the planets Mars and Jupiter in the same sky.

Saturn is up, there, too, by the way.

The moon will be moving past both Saturn and then Mars before this month’s end:

By the way, when we say the moon is near a planet, like Jupiter, we of course mean these two worlds are close together on the sky’s dome. The moon and Jupiter are not close together in space. The moon, our closest neighbor world, lies some 242,000 miles (390,000 km) distant from Earth. Jupiter orbits our sun much farther away. It’s nearly 1,800 times the moon’s distance from us.

Astronomers often give the distances to solar system planets, such as Jupiter, in astronomical units (AU). The astronomical unit is based on the Earth’s distance from the sun, a measure of about 93 million miles or 150 million km. At present, Jupiter resides some 4.66 AU from Earth and 5.4 AU from the sun.

Want to know more precisely the distance of Jupiter (or other solar system planets) for right now or some chosen date? Heavens-Above.com is a good source for that info.

Or … want to know which constellation of the zodiac the moon is traveling in front of right now (or some chosen date)? Then check out this page at Heavens Above..

On June 22, the moon is only about 0.0026 AU from Earth. Generally, astronomers give the moon’s distance in miles or kilometers, not AU. Sometimes, they give the moon’s distance in Earth Radii (ER).

Radii is plural for radius, and one Earth radius equals 3.960 miles or 6,370 km. The June 22 moon is about 60 ER away. You can more precisely find out the moon’s present distance in Earth Radii (ER) by visiting Fourmilab’s site, or at Time.unitarium.com if you want to know the moon’s distance in miles, kilometers or AU.

Click here for a recommended almanac for the setting and rising times of the planets in your sky.

 

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June 2018 Horoscope: Retrograde Slowdown

June 2018 Horoscope: Retrograde Slowdown

 

By Maria DeSimone

 

While your mind might feel as though it’s in a fog as you step into June, it’ll soon turn into sharp clarity and sparkling communication. As Mercury and Neptune square off on June 6, take time to immerse yourself in imaginative pursuits rather than left-brained thinking. Once a New Moon in Gemini hits on June 13, it’ll be time to initiate any new communications-related endeavors. This is when you’ll have an edge in negotiating terms on contracts and other agreements, making important decisions, or even starting that new book you’ve always wanted to write. With Mercury at a sextile to Uranus on the same day, you’ll find your ideas and conversations taking unusual and positive turns.

Venus moves into Leo on June 13 where she’ll remain through July 9. Romance, pleasure, and joy rule the day when Venus is in Leo, so you can anticipate plenty of fun times with your sweetheart over the next few weeks. If you’re single, you can easily meet someone new at a party or other fun event such as a concert, BBQ, or even while you’re at the beach. Leo is connected to the Sun, which means any outdoor activity can become a possible meeting ground for new love.

You might start to feel as though everything is dragging as the month progresses. In fact, it will feel nearly impossible to get your most important projects off the ground. Mars, the planet of action and motivation, will go retrograde from June 26-August 27. Most of this retrograde will occur in the visionary sign of Aquarius. As a result, your actions connected to scientific, technological, and even humanitarian or political endeavors might feel stifled. If you find yourself at an impasse with a social group you are a part of or with a friend, try not to engage in petty arguments or give into angry feelings that you internalize — it’s just not worth it. Instead, use this phase as an opportunity to re-strategize your approach to handling one of the above-mentioned matters.

A Full Moon in ambitious Capricorn on June 28 might lead to a fulfilling outcome professionally where you find yourself being noted for an achievement. Another possibility is that you’ll be keenly aware of how much effort you need to put into achieving your goals. There might also be a stark realization that, no matter how much you would like it to be otherwise, the only way to get ahead now is to play by the rules.

 

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Get A Jump On Tomorrow, Your Horoscopes for Saturday, June 23

Get A Jump On Tomorrow….

Your Horoscopes for Saturday, June 23

 

Aries

Aries
Aries

You are especially insightful today, dear Aries, particularly if you allow yourself some freeform activities that encourage imaginative thinking. Your imagination takes you to inventive places now, and you could have a great time thinking up new plans or procedures, especially those that make life easier and more progressive, in and around the home and with your business. Drawing up new plans or using new methods to approach your business, family life, money, or regular routines can be successful and a whole lot of fun today.

 

 

Taurus

Taurus
Taurus

If something touches upon your higher ideals or personal dreams, dear Taurus, you can feel especially motivated, and today, this is likely to be the case. It’s better to watch for any off the cuff remarks, though, as you tend to reveal things you may prefer to keep to yourself, inadvertently. Even so, the day can be excellent for interactions with a sibling or acquaintance, news you can honestly use, and generally a feeling of moving forward, if not a breakthrough of sorts. You can delight in some inspiring ideas and a sense of progress. Gaining some surprise freedoms or discovering new ways of doing things can figure strongly now.

 

 

Gemini

Gemini
Gemini

If you push yourself to concentrate, dear Gemini, you can move mountains, but you need to set your own pace right now. There can be benefits to some form of exploration and non-routine today, and there may be a breakthrough of sorts, likely related to the past, but it’s something that inspires you. People, in general, are supportive of your ideas, opinions, and thoughts, and family can be especially appreciative. There is a sense that you’re moving forward and there is good energy with you for taking you in that direction. You may be experiencing tension and fear of the unknown related to finances or support, however. Even so, financial or emotional blocks or challenges may help you see or discover new methods and courses of action. Breaking out of the routine in small ways can help to inspire you today.

 

Cancer

Cancer
Cancer

You tend to be noticed more than usual these days, dear Cancer, and what you say has more impact. If someone or something hits a nerve, then you know that some part of you feels that there’s room for improvement! Instead of concentrating on what others think, think about ways to improve yourself for you, not for anyone else. You have a little more courage to express yourself or to break free from stereotypes and routines today, and this feels good. You could find yourself on the same page as a friend, or feel strongly about a group endeavor and teamwork now. Today is strong for positivity and hopefulness as well as enjoying friends or networks and different, unusual ideas. People are finding you especially attractive, too!

 

Leo

Leo
Leo

You might enjoy some surprise support or memory and intuition that boosts your career or long-term goals today, dear Leo. There can be breakthrough thinking now, and today is perfect for feeling positive and opening up your mind to new approaches that can be truly valuable. Let life inspire you! You may very well find workarounds to problems that save you time or lead to other breakthroughs. Spirituality may awaken within you, changing your perspective on life, and could be triggered by something that you hear or witness. You need to put ego issues aside, as you sense that something larger or more important needs consideration. Use this time to re-evaluate your life and where you are going. You may not come up with solid answers just yet, but the process is illuminating now.

Virgo

Virgo
Virgo

You are especially aware of your unique qualities today, dear Virgo, which stimulates your inner inventor to emerge. You might get approval or compliments for your special traits. While the day is likely to be pleasing overall, be ready for surprises and stay flexible. There may be some level of chaos or confusion today and tomorrow, but today you have more emotional fuel for enjoying and pursuing your interests. You can thoroughly enjoy trying new things, branching out, improvising, and experimenting. You are especially attracted to new or out-of-the-ordinary activities, ideas, and people. If called upon for advice or decision making, you make an excellent guide, with progressive ideas and an exceptionally fair, humanitarian perspective. This is not the best day for following routines. Changes are necessary to free yourself from restrictive situations or people. Today can be liberating in many spots, as well as useful for connecting with others, although some concerns can be hanging heavy in the air with an approaching Mercury-Pluto opposition.

Libra

Libra
Libra

It can be a chaotic day for big decisions, dear Libra, but otherwise, it’s likely to be a day of inspiration and feel-good moments. There can be a nice change in your usual routine, and you may need to improvise, which can be fun and instructive, too. While insights can be breakthrough, Mercury is approaching an opposition to Pluto, and concerns can be substantial, weighing you down at times now. Even so, there is a pleasing sense that you’re getting over a hump, and possibly better understanding a relationship. A Sun-Uranus transit helps you find outlets for expressing yourself. Innovative ideas about doing business or advancing your goals are sure to pop up now. You seem to have the support of higher-ups.

 

Scorpio

Scorpio
Scorpio

Buckling down in one area can release you in another today, dear Scorpio. How you deal with blocks and delays can make all the difference, and workarounds can be inventive. You might see an opportunity you missed in the past, especially related to a relationship. Not following plans to the letter may result in pleasurable detours. Be ready to open up your schedule today. As well, there can be nice energy today for personal appeal and friendships. You are more spontaneous and willing to do things on the spur of the moment. Social contacts can be favorable. Mercury is moving towards an opposition to Pluto, though, which can pull up some tension or play on your fears. Aim to learn more about your vulnerabilities rather than jump too quickly to decisions or conclusions.

 

Sagittarius

Sagittarius
Sagittarius

Inner tension might be building now, dear Sagittarius, and if it pushes you to make essential changes in your life, then it can be a good thing. Something uncomfortable that you encounter now might be the motivator you need to get over a hump. You can turn pressure into a positive by resolving to fix the problems that suddenly seem glaring. You might discover a new method or idea for making life a little easier. A Mercury-Pluto opposition can put a damper on things, particularly related to money, ownership, and boundaries, but this, too, can lead to the discovery of new and improved methods of dealing with life. Focus on the positive, as you may very well discover a brand new interest, product, or activity that excites you. Today’s Sun-Uranus sextile encourages you to think outside of the box and learn new things. You could feel a strong desire to express yourself in new and different ways. There is enthusiasm and a better ability to access your creativity. Dig deep, research, and keep an open mind. Discoveries can be breakthrough.

Capricorn

Capricorn
Capricorn

Social relations may be a little strained at times now, dear Capricorn, but can also be rewarding and positive, so aim to work things through if an issue arises. This is a time to let go of what you don’t need so that you can connect more directly with your inner power. Once you get past the fact that signals may be crossing, you’ll enjoy the more relaxed, freeing energy of a Sun-Uranus harmonious aspect. There is a better spirit of freedom and acceptance in love and friendship with this transit, as well as a sense that you can be yourself and feel good about doing so. Your inhibitions drop enough to enjoy yourself more fully, making it easier to express yourself creatively and spontaneously. There is more originality in your work, and the design aspect is especially favored today.

 

Aquarius

Aquarius
Aquarius

The Sun and Mercury moving through your solar sixth house these days speak to your need for routine and order, dear Aquarius, but you can also benefit from new ideas, technology, methods, and approaches. Insights on these lines can be especially valuable now. You might find release from recent stresses through domestic or work activities that support growth and play to your sense of invention and progress. You want to renovate in some small way, to breathe new life into old projects or routines, or reorganize in unique, helpful ways. Your personal appeal is terrific today, and you may very well find yourself in perfect agreement with a special someone.

 

 

Pisces

Pisces
Pisces

The day is influenced by a Sun-Uranus sextile, dear Pisces, and this transit helps you to stay flexible. In fact, there can be clear benefits from doing so. You’re inclined to focus on creative play and expression, and you might enjoy some helpful or exciting conversations and progress in your projects and interests. Siblings, acquaintances, and love interests can be supportive or appreciative. People may be admiring your intellect, quirkiness, or sense of humor. Others notice you and reinforce you, and possibly encourage you to open up. Today is perfect for innovative approaches. The tempo of your life accelerates a little, or at least enough for you to dismiss some of your recent problems and frustrations. In some ways, you’re feeling freer and more easygoing, although a pending Mercury-Pluto opposition can point to building tensions. Even so, you’re working things in such a way that you’re coming out ahead.

 

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If You Were Born Today, June 22:

 

If You Were Born Today, June 22:

You are an unusual, charming, and determined person. You have a bit of a perfectionist in you, and while you can be enormously sensitive, you are also so focused that you rarely give up on something (or someone, in some cases). You are dedicated, gentle yet strong, possess an unusual intelligence that might be defined as emotional intelligence, and you can be very stubborn in the pursuit of your goals. You are also very security-minded. Famous people born today: Meryl Streep, Kris Kristofferson, Cyndi Lauper, Tracy Pollan, Lindsay Wagner, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Katherine Dunham.

Your Birthday Year Forecast:

With the Sun and Moon in harmony in your Solar Return chart, the year ahead should be satisfying and balanced overall. You are in comfortable demand and personally popular, and you are able to achieve a decent balance between work and play; personal and professional life. For the most part, you are on top of your game this year, and positive connections with others can be made fairly easily. With the ability to handle your emotions successfully, there is less stress on both your mind and body. Your self-confidence and positive attitude will reward you!

You no longer have Saturn opposing your Sun this year, and you can feel especially freer and more spontaneous than you did last year.  You have Uranus transiting in harmony to your Sun until April 2019, and exciting (not jarring) changes and new interests are likely. It’s easier than usual to express your unique individuality, and if this involves changing careers or jobs, a new love affair, or an entirely new hobby, it’s something that takes you forward into unexplored territory. You are more willing to adapt to new circumstances, ideas, and unfamiliar situations this year. It’s a good time to join organizations and groups and to attend meetings or social events. You are able to find creative solutions to problems now. Flexibility is the key to success under this influence.

Your affections are strongly stimulated this birthday year, and you are more acutely aware of your powers of attraction. You can enjoy an increase in personal magnetism, but be wary of competitiveness or tension in existing love relationships, as your passions are ignited in general, whether they’re feelings of love or anger! Incompatibilities are emphasized in relationships this year, and this can be stimulating on the one hand, and tense on the other. Watch also for impulse buys during this period.

This is a year for seeking out — and finding — mental inspiration. You may have opportunities to travel, and matters related to publishing, teaching, and writing should go especially well. You may find that you have the right information at the right time this year. You could also have big ideas and plans. The desire to expand your mind is strong, and this is a good year to take up studies or to further your education. With greater receptivity to new ideas and perspectives, you are more likely to attract positive energies into your life.

Your imagination is stirred this year. You are inspired and could even inspire others with your words. Some of your hunches could be prophetic. You are thinking more creatively, and express yourself with more sensitivity, compassion, and warmth.

You might often get frustrated if results of your actions are not instant, but it’s best to cultivate some patience when it comes to realizing your goals. As well, if you are not getting the results you crave, consider that you might be aiming too high or too wide.

If there are health issues this year, look for blockages or constrictions since Saturn is involved with the Node.

Some relationships go through healing processes this year. Ups and downs may lead to new commitments. You’ll have a chance to heal old wounds with regards to love this year. You’re also bound to find new ways of making money.

As well, with Venus also conjunct the Moon’s North Node, you are very likely to attract loving relationships and/or new warm social contacts into your life. Your popularity increases and efforts to smooth over challenges in partnerships can be rewarding. This is an excellent influence for negotiations, unions, and business partnerships. Although some relationships can struggle, you also seem to be drawing helpful people (or a special person) into your life.

Idealistic and humanitarian goals or impulses surface this year. Making connections with others from different backgrounds may figure strongly. Widening your mind through unusual or different experiences can be part of the picture. You more easily make personal sacrifices for what you believe to be the greater good this year.

Your personality is sparkling this year, which is sure to attract new circumstances and people into your life. This is an excellent year for learning, sharing, and conversing. You’re motivated regarding your personal interests and projects, and life can be especially interesting and even eye-opening this year. You’re doing more opening up. Some relationships may be feisty or complicated and there can be a significant break in your social life, but improvements are strong. You attract helpful, admiring people into your life.

2018 is a Number Three year for you. Ruled by Jupiter. This is a year of sociability. It is a friendly time when you find it natural and easy to enjoy life and other people. The focus is on personal freedom, reaching out to others, making new friends, and exploration. You are more enthusiastic and ready for adventure than you are in other years. It’s likely to be a rather lighthearted year when opportunities for “play” time are greater than usual. It’s also a favorable year for expressing your creativity. Advice – reach out and connect but avoid scattering your energies.

2019 will be a Number Four year for you. Ruled by Uranus. This is a year of work and development. It’s “nose to the grindstone” time. It’s a time to pay special attention to practical matters, and it’s not a time to be lazy or especially gregarious. Sometimes, it can be a year that feels hard, monotonous and routine, and/or lonely. Positive new relationships are often not formed in a Four personal year. However, it can be a wonderful year for building, development, and laying a solid foundation for future successes. Advice – get yourself organized, work to build your resources, keep busy.

 

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Your 2018 Horoscope: Mid-Year Check-In

Your 2018 Horoscope: Mid-Year Check-In

Your 2018 horoscope reveals what’s waiting for you this year

By Maria DeSimone

 

Without a doubt, 2018 will be a year to get down to business. A series of planetary switch-ups allows for notable support in practical matters. You’ll build foundations in your life by trusting your instincts. You’ll also seek out an innovative approach to your finances — all with great potential for success.

Back on October 10 of 2017, Jupiter, the planet of possibilities, began swimming in the emotional depths of Scorpio, and remains in this sign until November 8, 2018. With Jupiter moving swiftly through Scorpio as the year begins, you’re already feeling quite comfortable with profound, intimate, emotional exchanges in your relationships. You’ll continue to feel blessed when you explore hidden terrain, since you’ll likely find buried treasure that will help you grow spiritually, psychologically, and physically.

 

Your personal powers are strong

2018 will be a year of heightened intuition, so if you’ve wanted to cultivate your psychic gift, the universe is offering to be your mentor. Pay close attention to May 25 and August 19 when Jupiter will be at a perfect trine to Neptune. Faith, intuition, and luck are your perfect trifecta around these dates.

Jupiter and Pluto will also work together well this year — a stark contrast to the power struggle they engaged in during 2017. On January 15, April 14, and September 12, these planets will help you remember that you had the power within you all along. More importantly, this planetary connection will encourage you to use it in a way that strengthens you and those in your circle. Business and financial ventures will be favored.

On November 8 Jupiter enters Sagittarius, the sign Jupiter naturally rules. This will be an auspicious time when you notice greater success and support in any endeavor that opens your mind. It’ll be time to explore new horizons!

 

Building foundations for the future

While Jupiter encourages us to grow through expansive opportunities, Saturn, his counterpart, demands that we grow through patience, discipline, and hard work. On December 19, 2017, Saturn moved into Capricorn, the sign he naturally rules. Until 2020 we’ll have dominating lessons about building solid foundations that will serve and protect us through any storm. As the New Year begins, we’re still getting used to the subtle but profound difference Saturn makes when he moves from Sagittarius into Capricorn.

Consequently, in 2018 you’ll know that it’s time to approach your life and responsibilities with a plan. Fortunately, you probably feel ready, willing, and able to do so. As long as you come to the cosmic workplace on time each morning ready to do the work necessary, Saturn in Capricorn will help you build a structure in a certain area of your life that you’ll be able to rely on for the long haul.

 

Revolutions and revelations

Later this year, expect a material revolution to begin. From May 15 to November 6, Uranus, the planet of innovation and sudden change, will give us a hint of what he can do when in the practical, financially-oriented sign of Taurus. Expect a shift in the financial market — especially anything that has to do with technology and science. On a personal level, how you maintain physical and material security is likely to change. You can choose to reinvent yourself in these areas or you can resist. If you fight it, though, you’ll only feel more rattled and ultimately left behind when the rest of the world moves into more progressive terrain. Lastly, Mars and Venus will both retrograde in 2018, making certain times tricky to successfully negotiate new business ventures and romantic endeavors. Avoid launching anything new from both June 26 – August 27 while Mars is retrograde, and October 5 – November 16 when Venus retrograde.

Remember, success in life is most supported when we swim with — and not against — the tides. Why create unnecessary strain? Don’t work in contradiction with planetary cycles. Instead, let them work for you.

 

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Your Daily Horoscopes for Friday, June 22

Your Daily Horoscopes for Friday, June 22

 

Aries

Aries
Aries

You are especially insightful today, dear Aries, particularly if you allow yourself some freeform activities that encourage imaginative thinking. Your imagination takes you to inventive places now, and you could have a great time thinking up new plans or procedures, especially those that make life easier and more progressive, in and around the home and with your business. Drawing up new plans or using new methods to approach your business, family life, money, or regular routines can be successful and a whole lot of fun today.

 

 

Taurus

Taurus
Taurus

If something touches upon your higher ideals or personal dreams, dear Taurus, you can feel especially motivated, and today, this is likely to be the case. It’s better to watch for any off the cuff remarks, though, as you tend to reveal things you may prefer to keep to yourself, inadvertently. Even so, the day can be excellent for interactions with a sibling or acquaintance, news you can honestly use, and generally a feeling of moving forward, if not a breakthrough of sorts. You can delight in some inspiring ideas and a sense of progress. Gaining some surprise freedoms or discovering new ways of doing things can figure strongly now.

 

 

Gemini

Gemini
Gemini

If you push yourself to concentrate, dear Gemini, you can move mountains, but you need to set your own pace right now. There can be benefits to some form of exploration and non-routine today, and there may be a breakthrough of sorts, likely related to the past, but it’s something that inspires you. People, in general, are supportive of your ideas, opinions, and thoughts, and family can be especially appreciative. There is a sense that you’re moving forward and there is good energy with you for taking you in that direction. You may be experiencing tension and fear of the unknown related to finances or support, however. Even so, financial or emotional blocks or challenges may help you see or discover new methods and courses of action. Breaking out of the routine in small ways can help to inspire you today.

 

Cancer

Cancer
Cancer

You tend to be noticed more than usual these days, dear Cancer, and what you say has more impact. If someone or something hits a nerve, then you know that some part of you feels that there’s room for improvement! Instead of concentrating on what others think, think about ways to improve yourself for you, not for anyone else. You have a little more courage to express yourself or to break free from stereotypes and routines today, and this feels good. You could find yourself on the same page as a friend, or feel strongly about a group endeavor and teamwork now. Today is strong for positivity and hopefulness as well as enjoying friends or networks and different, unusual ideas. People are finding you especially attractive, too!

 

Leo

Leo
Leo

You might enjoy some surprise support or memory and intuition that boosts your career or long-term goals today, dear Leo. There can be breakthrough thinking now, and today is perfect for feeling positive and opening up your mind to new approaches that can be truly valuable. Let life inspire you! You may very well find workarounds to problems that save you time or lead to other breakthroughs. Spirituality may awaken within you, changing your perspective on life, and could be triggered by something that you hear or witness. You need to put ego issues aside, as you sense that something larger or more important needs consideration. Use this time to re-evaluate your life and where you are going. You may not come up with solid answers just yet, but the process is illuminating now.

 

Virgo

Virgo
Virgo

You are especially aware of your unique qualities today, dear Virgo, which stimulates your inner inventor to emerge. You might get approval or compliments for your special traits. While the day is likely to be pleasing overall, be ready for surprises and stay flexible. There may be some level of chaos or confusion today and tomorrow, but today you have more emotional fuel for enjoying and pursuing your interests. You can thoroughly enjoy trying new things, branching out, improvising, and experimenting. You are especially attracted to new or out-of-the-ordinary activities, ideas, and people. If called upon for advice or decision making, you make an excellent guide, with progressive ideas and an exceptionally fair, humanitarian perspective. This is not the best day for following routines. Changes are necessary to free yourself from restrictive situations or people. Today can be liberating in many spots, as well as useful for connecting with others, although some concerns can be hanging heavy in the air with an approaching Mercury-Pluto opposition.

 

Libra

Libra
Libra

It can be a chaotic day for big decisions, dear Libra, but otherwise, it’s likely to be a day of inspiration and feel-good moments. There can be a nice change in your usual routine, and you may need to improvise, which can be fun and instructive, too. While insights can be breakthrough, Mercury is approaching an opposition to Pluto, and concerns can be substantial, weighing you down at times now. Even so, there is a pleasing sense that you’re getting over a hump, and possibly better understanding a relationship. A Sun-Uranus transit helps you find outlets for expressing yourself. Innovative ideas about doing business or advancing your goals are sure to pop up now. You seem to have the support of higher-ups.

 

Scorpio

Scorpio
Scorpio

Buckling down in one area can release you in another today, dear Scorpio. How you deal with blocks and delays can make all the difference, and workarounds can be inventive. You might see an opportunity you missed in the past, especially related to a relationship. Not following plans to the letter may result in pleasurable detours. Be ready to open up your schedule today. As well, there can be nice energy today for personal appeal and friendships. You are more spontaneous and willing to do things on the spur of the moment. Social contacts can be favorable. Mercury is moving towards an opposition to Pluto, though, which can pull up some tension or play on your fears. Aim to learn more about your vulnerabilities rather than jump too quickly to decisions or conclusions.

 

Sagittarius

Sagittarius
Sagittarius

Inner tension might be building now, dear Sagittarius, and if it pushes you to make essential changes in your life, then it can be a good thing. Something uncomfortable that you encounter now might be the motivator you need to get over a hump. You can turn pressure into a positive by resolving to fix the problems that suddenly seem glaring. You might discover a new method or idea for making life a little easier. A Mercury-Pluto opposition can put a damper on things, particularly related to money, ownership, and boundaries, but this, too, can lead to the discovery of new and improved methods of dealing with life. Focus on the positive, as you may very well discover a brand new interest, product, or activity that excites you. Today’s Sun-Uranus sextile encourages you to think outside of the box and learn new things. You could feel a strong desire to express yourself in new and different ways. There is enthusiasm and a better ability to access your creativity. Dig deep, research, and keep an open mind. Discoveries can be breakthrough.

 

Capricorn

Capricorn
Capricorn

Social relations may be a little strained at times now, dear Capricorn, but can also be rewarding and positive, so aim to work things through if an issue arises. This is a time to let go of what you don’t need so that you can connect more directly with your inner power. Once you get past the fact that signals may be crossing, you’ll enjoy the more relaxed, freeing energy of a Sun-Uranus harmonious aspect. There is a better spirit of freedom and acceptance in love and friendship with this transit, as well as a sense that you can be yourself and feel good about doing so. Your inhibitions drop enough to enjoy yourself more fully, making it easier to express yourself creatively and spontaneously. There is more originality in your work, and the design aspect is especially favored today.

 

Aquarius

Aquarius
Aquarius

The Sun and Mercury moving through your solar sixth house these days speak to your need for routine and order, dear Aquarius, but you can also benefit from new ideas, technology, methods, and approaches. Insights on these lines can be especially valuable now. You might find release from recent stresses through domestic or work activities that support growth and play to your sense of invention and progress. You want to renovate in some small way, to breathe new life into old projects or routines, or reorganize in unique, helpful ways. Your personal appeal is terrific today, and you may very well find yourself in perfect agreement with a special someone.

 

 

Pisces

Pisces
Pisces

The day is influenced by a Sun-Uranus sextile, dear Pisces, and this transit helps you to stay flexible. In fact, there can be clear benefits from doing so. You’re inclined to focus on creative play and expression, and you might enjoy some helpful or exciting conversations and progress in your projects and interests. Siblings, acquaintances, and love interests can be supportive or appreciative. People may be admiring your intellect, quirkiness, or sense of humor. Others notice you and reinforce you, and possibly encourage you to open up. Today is perfect for innovative approaches. The tempo of your life accelerates a little, or at least enough for you to dismiss some of your recent problems and frustrations. In some ways, you’re feeling freer and more easygoing, although a pending Mercury-Pluto opposition can point to building tensions. Even so, you’re working things in such a way that you’re coming out ahead.

Your 2018 Love Horoscope: Mid-Year Check-In

Your 2018 Love Horoscope: Mid-Year Check-In

 

By Maria DeSimone

 

Expansive opportunities to forge genuine relationships were available to all back in 2017, thanks to Jupiter moving through the partnership-oriented sign of Libra. As 2018 begins, there will be an extraordinary occasion to create remarkable depth and intimacy in any romantic connection you might have made. Jupiter will move through Scorpio until November 8, 2018, supporting the desire to delve into everything that terrifies and excites you about intimacy.

With Venus turning retrograde in Scorpio from October 5-31, and then retrograde in Libra until November 16, you’ll also have an opportunity to practice facing the skeletons in your love life … or the debris that keeps you from enjoying genuine love and commitment with someone. Lessons connected to learning how to share resources with your lover, both emotional and physical, are strong this year. You also have the chance to overcome trust issues, fear of betrayal, and any sexual hang-ups that are blocking your ability to enjoy making love.

Two eclipses in playful, romantic Leo round out the year’s possibilities for pleasure in matters of the heart. A Lunar Eclipse on January 31 and a Solar Eclipse on August 11 can bring you an affair to remember … or the love of a lifetime.

 

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Your Love Horoscopes for the Weekend of June 22

Your Weekend Love Horoscopes for June 22

Sarah Bartlett.

From The Astrology Room

 

The sun’s move into Cancer this week marks the summer solstice and the joy of midsummer when we celebrate the longest day in the northern hemisphere.

So get out and about, enjoy the romantic essence this moment in time, and plan your summer with loved ones in mind. Mercury too continues to dance through the depths of watery Cancer, bringing to surface old feelings, restoring a sense of objectivity, and a realisation that the past may be another country, but it’s still hard to forget it. Instead, welcome the memories rather than fear them, and see them just as that, sentiments that float through your mind.  Then look to how to make every day a better one for yourself in love and life by being true to your intentions.

 

ARIES

Why do you feel so passionate? Or, maybe you’re horrified by your partner’s future plans when you thought they wanted to live the dream?  So, how to deal with this? Quite honestly, there’s nothing more you can do than indulge in you. Pamper yourself, get sensual and go with the flow.

 

TAURUS

There’s a sense of a bright, brilliant future ahead. So make it a week for romantic adventure if single, and fulfilling all those travel plans if attached. Worries about commitment or future instability are temporarily shelved, and you can sit back and enjoy the fun-side of life. Go and enjoy.

 

GEMINI

Time to accept that you must honestly express your own needs, and also what you want for the future. With the sun’s positive influence, now’s the time to make magic. So wave your romantic wand, and hey presto, start to live out those love visions, instead of just thinking about them.

 

CANCER

If you’re not in a position of equality with someone, then you’ll do you’re utmost to get there. You radiate well-being, and intuitively know how to deal with anything from supporting your partner, to the right moment to create romance in your world. Indulge a little in your own power-trip this week, it’s you’re right.

 

LEO

It’s easy to get stuck in some kind of time warp about love and feelings. But to experience being loved, you must give out, not hold back. You must engage not defend, begin not end, take each cycle of giving and receiving as itself. And if attached, this week, the planets will take you to new frontiers and a deeper commitment.

 

VIRGO

Restless thoughts occur. And if you’ve promised the earth to someone special recently, perhaps it would be wise to think whether you can live up to those vows? I’m not saying you’re incapable of commitment, but taking the open road to freedom may be more tempting than domestic routine right now.

 

LIBRA

This week navigate your life with vision and self-awareness, and whether you’ve decided to become an enterprising dragon or simply remain a loyal partner who honours their career, the time has come to love the one you’re with, yes, but love yourself too.

 

SCORPIO

Bravely remind your partner that you have a voice, an opinion and personal goals. And if they say, ‘ I think you ‘ought’ to do this or that, then perhaps it would be worth reminding them that shoulds and oughts aren’t any longer in your vocabulary. By the end of the week, you discover emotional equilibrium.

 

SAGITTARIUS

You’ve been going about your daily business of sharing and caring. If single, you’ve been happy being independent, favouring no one friend more than the other. But you have forgotten one person in all this, and that’s you. Remembering yourself is the best souvenir you could take home right now.

 

CAPRICORN

With the sun generating a desire in you to get on with life, it’s hardly surprising you’re going to be in your element. But how to live the dream when you’re surrounded by life’s daily worries?  ‘Oh, just take each day as it comes,’ says a friend. But not you, you want romantic action, so go out and get it now.

 

AQUARIUS

It’s a hit and miss, on and off kind of week. But by the end of it, you remember that romantic dreams and mature relationships aren’t mutually exclusive. Time to try out passion with the one you love.  And if single? You learn that being passionate about yourself means someone new will love you too.

 

PISCES

This week, observe how you react to your partner or admirers in both positive and negative ways. What are your love goals? What price giving up on your personal quest for someone else’s? This week is a great time for rekindling the flames of romance. But careful, don’t get too carried away by your fun-loving nature.

Solstice Renewal

Solstice Renewal

Solstice this week is an opportunity to reflect on your place in the world, what kind of planet you want to live on, and how you can contribute to needed changes.

Solstice Time

The time of Solstice, after all, is a marker of energies – midway point of the year and a change in seasons. No matter where you live, you will experience these things. At a marker moment such as this, it’s helpful to do a deeper reassessment of where you are placing your energies and what matters most to you going forward.

So much in your outer world is in flux now. Massive changes are underway, even though on the surface it may appear as though no progress is being made.

Do not let uncertainty or apathy obscure your view of what is possible. Remind yourself daily of your quantum, timeless nature, and the endless potentials available.

Battle Between Good and Evil

In these past six months, humanity at large has continued the longstanding battle between good and evil. What you are witnessing is a grand-finale of the ages-old fight between light and dark. For the most part, this is unconscious. This struggle is so mired in humanity’s history that it can appear normal or like the only option.

A grand-finale of this battle – as experienced now – will naturally be volatile and create the illusion that it’s the only way humans can behave. Nothing is further from the truth. At the core of every being is the potential of awakening to one’s true divine nature – and the love inside at one’s core.

Out from Behind the Curtain

Contemplate the good news of this current stage. The ages-old battle is now out from behind the curtain. It is due to consciousness  – a higher consciousness embodied by a growing number of people – that the curtain was drawn back. The light now shines brightly on what was hidden for a very long time. The light also increasingly shines on the goodness that naturally exists.

As a species, humanity must see both sides of the equation for true and lasting change to occur. People must witness with their eyes open, their hearts available, and their minds able to grasp a  more enlightened way of being.

Your Role

In these moments a significant renewal is possible. This is much more than getting replenished and refreshed, although that is important too. The renewal I suggest you contemplate is to work on an inner level with what you are seeing and experiencing in the outer world.

In any cycle, you will experience a combination of ups-and-downs as you witness what’s unfolding in your outer world. Some things you will like and be grateful for – some things will stir your anger and even make you apathetic.

Here’s a simple thing you can do that will smooth the chaotic ride and bring more inner peace.

Focus on something you see in the outer world that you would like to change. One thing at time – just pick one thing.

Then work with yourself on an inner level so that you can more fully embody what you would like to see in the world. Get in touch with how you can shift your view. If nothing comes to you right away, meditate on it and take it into your dream state.

Then, when you get in touch with the quality you want to see more of in the world – like patience, tolerance, compassion – do your best to express this quality in your everyday interactions. Be sure to include yourself in the picture – everything starts with you.

What I’m referring to here is very simple – though not always easy to do. Make it personal to you. If you are with us for Post Wesak this Saturday, you will have more energetic help and support with these themes as you work with the Masters who long ago set the template for enlightenment on this planet.

Don’t be surprised if by working on yourself in this way, you discover that you want to become more involved – perhaps as an activist – in creating social changes across the planet. Humanity needs your loving energy and your example of how to travel the path in a more enlightened way.