Psychic storm warnings are posted for today and tomorrow as the Moon continues its transit through Scorpio’s icy currents while Mercury is on the verge of making its retrograde station early tomorrow. Be extra sensitive to female relatives under pressure as Venus makes an off-kilter, 150-degree link to Juno (5:06AM PDT) and the Moon opposes Venus (9:33AM PDT). Even though tensions are palpable, you should be able to tap into your problem-solving skills since the Sun is making an inspirational, 72-degree contact with distant Pluto (5:12AM PDT). If you are in the mood to learn about unusual subjects, check out the wide-ranging literature on advances in holistic healing and alternative medicine as the Moon trines Chiron (8:34AM PDT). Counter any tendency toward worry and pessimism by lifting your spirits through enjoying your favorite arts, crafts or hobbies as Mercury forms a 30-degree link with Venus (8:47AM PDT). Take a good look at your insurance rates and coverage later on as Venus makes a similar link to Vesta (1:30PM PDT). Consider completing key tasks and work assignments today rather than tomorrow as Mercury in Aries shifts gears into reverse at 12:49AM PDT on Monday.
Don’t take loved ones, friends or associates for granted as a new workweek begins under earnest and persistent Taurus Moon. Watch out for the shadow sides of lunar Taurus – obstinacy, laziness, too much pleasure-seeking, and resistance to change in any form. Helping you adapt to changing circumstances is an inspiring and vitality-enhancing Venus-Mars parallel (8:54AM PST). This sky pattern can also give romantic partners a burst of heart-to-heart energy. Put a tiger in your physical and emotional tanks as the Moon trines Mars in earth signs (2:09PM PST). Get back into the swing of exercise routines or a favorite sport. Improve your golf stroke, curve ball or tennis backhand. Willpower and mental concentration can be your teammates in working wonders on construction projects or professional enterprises – thanks to the supportive, 60-degree alliance between the radiant Sun and underworld-ruling Pluto (11:15PM PST). Reach out to nurture a loved one with your healing touch when Chiron squares off with Juno (11:28PM PST). This 90-degree aspect may have some tension built into it, but Chiron and Pallas are approaching an uplifting union in Pisces at 4:25AM PST tomorrow and you can pick up on these highly favorable vibes ahead of time.
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Strange forces are at the helm during this unusual Valentine’s Day. While Mercury uniting with Pallas in Pisces (3:32AM PST) is terrific for problem-solving and heading off any kind of interpersonal crisis, a void Moon in Scorpio – lasting from 9:05AM PST to 4:57PM PST and starting during the Last Quarter Sun-Moon Phase – adds a giant element of uncertainty across the board. It doesn’t help that normally productivity-enhancing Ceres is making a touchy square to distant Pluto (9:37AM PST) during the void cycle. Finishing old business and projects on a high note is still the recommended course of action while the Moon is completing its monthly transit in Scorpio under dubious circumstances. Pushing your personal agenda at any cost is a no-no. Once the lunar orb enters upbeat, fiery Sagittarius (4:57PM PST), look for the heartfelt silver lining in any remaining romantic cloud cover. Healing vibrations are increasing – thanks to a supportive, 60-degree alliance from Jupiter to Chiron (5:38PM PST). Keep utilizing the happy-go-lucky presence of Sagittarius Moon to give you a fun-filled evening. Assisting you in getting along with dear ones is the monthly Moon-Juno conjunction (10:51PM PST) – amplified by a Venus-Ceres contra-parallel (11:01PM PST). With a little extra sensitivity, love birds can find their way to respectful, caring embraces under the aegis of an optimistic Sagittarian lunar dispensation.
There is an uncommon sense of planetary restlessness going on during this intense void lunar cycle that began yesterday when the Moon in Virgo joined forces with Mars. Before the Moon leaves void mode by entering affable, airy Libra at 11:55AM PST, you need to work with the following aspects – Venus trine Juno in fire signs (1:18AM PST), the Sun moving into an off-kilter, 150-degree link to Mars (3:32AM PST), Mercury forming a caustic, 45-degree tie to Pluto (5:47AM PST), Pallas making a flowing trine to Saturn in air signs (8:56AM PST), and the Moon parallel to Ceres (10:14AM PST). The two challenging alignments – the Sun-Mars and Mercury-Pluto connections – could increase worries and stress across the board. Trying to extinguish their explosive potentials is the trio of favorable link-ups combining Venus with Juno, Pallas with Saturn, and the Moon with Ceres. These three contacts can assist you with improving the rapport with loved ones, problem-solving and strategizing, as well as increasing your all-around productivity in arts, crafts and hobbies. Once the Moon is in Libra (11:55AM PST), treat a friend, relative or significant other to lunch or dinner at a favorite cafe. Visit an art gallery, cultural exhibit, museum or national landmark. Enjoy a night on the town and let the good times roll as the Sun is approaching an inspirational, 72-degree rapport with benevolent Jupiter (forming exactly at 12:03AM PST tomorrow).
As mentioned at the end of yesterday’s calendar entry, after two days of up-in-the-air, wacky and wild cosmic behavior, the lunar orb provides a simple and straight-forward inspirational Moon-Jupiter parallel (12:23AM PST). Good fortune and optimism are back in your corner. A major shift concerns the asteroid Juno which is moving from the intense waters of Scorpio into fiery and enthusiastic Sagittarius (6:14AM PST). This is a boost for most primary partnerships as a vibration of goodwill enters the picture – particularly until Juno stops and begins a retrograde cycle in this same sign on March 24. You may also feel the urge to purchase new wardrobe items that are athletic and sporty in nature. Be more adventurous in your fashion and style interests. Reach out to nurture friends and relatives on the rocks as Mercury makes a supportive, 60-degree liaison with Ceres (9:13AM PST). Learn more about massage, shiatsu, acupuncture, acupressure, foot reflexology, herbal medicine and other, alternative healing techniques as Mercury forms a 30-degree tie with Chiron (1:18PM PST) while Venus ups the ante by making a parallel with Chiron (7:59PM PST). This latter aspect may also provide love birds with extra contentment and romantic interludes. Be aware that a short void lunar cycle arrives at 10:10PM PST and ends at 10:29PM PST when the Moon enters earthy, practical Taurus for the next 2+ days.
If you require a morning to be extra focused on accomplishing important business tasks and discussing financial affairs with a trusted associate, this looks like a promising time-period as the Sun in Sagittarius forms a supportive, 60-degree rapport with Saturn in Libra (8:26AM PST). The Sun and Saturn only make two of these alignments in a calendar year and with the Moon energizing relationship-oriented Libra right now, the cosmic vibes can be solidly in your corner. Keep striving to be an expert problem-solver even though the Sun makes a somewhat dicey, 45-degree link to genius-endowed Pallas (4:26PM PST). Enjoy an interlude of quiet contemplation or play strategic games like chess or backgammon with an eager partner. Learn from your revered mentors this evening during the monthly Moon-Saturn union (10:20PM PST). Keep sailing on the artistic horizon – thanks to a supportive, 60-degree connection from the Moon to the Sun (11:18PM PST). After spending many months of 2011 in Aquarius, the asteroid Vesta enters Pisces (11:46PM PST) until February 25, 2012. Over the next two months, check out the safety and security of plumbing around your residence. Is the water coming out of your tap pure and uncontaminated? Make sure your insurance company is giving you the best coverage and rates.
If you played the cosmic astro-zodiacal game in the right way yesterday, you should be in good shape for today’s somewhat easy-going agenda. The Moon in Capricorn remains the primary factor – encouraging you to make progress on the business and professional fronts. Vesta moving 45-degrees to Pluto (1:02AM PST) can jar you on emotional levels and make you worry about protecting your valuables, but later on you can tune into your spiritual willpower and mental concentration during the monthly Moon-Pluto union (5:27AM PST). This monthly lunar convergence with distant Pluto can prove troubling for many souls – if deep-seated repressions are stirring up underworld tensions. However, Pluto does have a higher component of purity and purpose. And if you know what you are doing, you may be able to avoid emotional turbulence and ride the crest of a wave of awesome willpower that is good for you, your family and friends. The best news of the day clocks in at 1:24PM PST when Venus in Capricorn makes a flowing trine in earth signs with Jupiter in Taurus. Take full advantage of this terrific blending of the two traditional benefic planets. Success in financial matters looks promising. Gains can be made across the board and an inspirational, 72-degree connection from Mercury to Chiron (9:41PM PST) is an added healing boost to your experiences.