Astrology May 25, 2020: Mars Sextile Uranus

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“Liberation means you don’t have to be silenced.” Toni Morrison

Something unexpected or novel could be a catalyst, or serve as fodder, for sending us off in a potentially stimulating or liberating new direction that we maybe had not consciously anticipated. This is also a good time to perhaps fashion fresh approaches to old problems or stalemate situations as the innovative Mars-Uranus energy tends to awaken both our “inner tinkerer” and “inner reformer.”

Intellectual Mercury is also quinqunx Pluto Rx supplying us with, among other things, plenty of curiosity regarding what lies below the surface of matters. Archetypally, intense Mercury-Pluto energy can often operate a bit like a dog with a bone in that once it grabs ahold of an idea or a strategy, it doesn’t let go.

Waxing Luna is also in her home sign of nurturing Cancer, all day, so we are naturally attracted to outlets now that draw out or play to our emotions.

(Mars in Pisces sextile Uranus in Taurus, at 2:48 am; Mercury in Gemini quinqux Pluto Rx in Capricorn, 12:26 am.)

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On This Day in History: On May 25, 1927, Henry Ford announces that he is ending production of the Model T Ford, a car that’s credited with “putting the world on wheels.” Reportedly, the vehicle was discontinued because it had become technologically obsolete.

In the astrology, that day, the empowering Sun was in “transportation-ruling” Gemini and applying to a one-degree opposition to “curtailing” Saturn in futuristic Sagittarius. Sun-Saturn aspects, particularly the opposition, are often associated with phasing out what is no longer working or essential for us.

Meanwhile, on the very next day, May 26th, when the Sun-Saturn opposition was exact, Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produced the last – and 15th million – Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie.

Remember and Honor this Memorial Day. Please be safe and well!

Patrice Thompson

Light Bulb, Leaf, Chlorophyll, Green

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.onthisday.com/events/may/25#

https://www.wiseoldsayings.com/liberation-quotes/

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Astrology May 18, 2020: The Waning Moon is in Enterprising Aries

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“Do whatever you do intensely. The artist is the man who leaves the crowd and goes pioneering. With him there is an idea which is his life.” Robert Henri

We get a nice ‘pop’ to start out our Monday with Luna in trailblazing Aries, characteristically a potent catalyst for summoning forth our inner pioneer. The Aries Moon is associated with such personal qualities as boldness, bravery, and enthusiasm. It always encourages us to get off the sidelines and take more independent-type action. Of course, with Luna also moving into its Waning Crescent Phase this afternoon (12:16 pm), what we mainly want to be focusing on now is finishing up old projects versus undertaking anything new. (We will once again be cosmically cleared for new endeavors with the New Moon in Gemini on the 22nd.)

Luna in Aries will also be forming a sextile to communicator Mercury today (at 1:17 pm), which is excellent for getting our thoughts and ideas across to others in a very enthusiastic and direct manner. This is also very good for listening and learning. Plus, Mercury is deposited in its home sign of curious Gemini, so it’s theoretically operating at optimum intellectual capacity!

Too, we still have an expansive Sun trine Jupiter Rx aspect hovering around us today (which was exact yesterday afternoon), which can also beneficially serve to rachet up our optimism and can-do spirit. This can also be positive for business or commerce, especially with the empowering Sun still in materially-minded Taurus and Jupiter Rx in corporate/government-ruling Capricorn. Also, on a collective level, of course, we are seeing many businesses and other enterprises finally re-opening or resuming many of their activities or operations now as governments formally give the go-ahead to do so, which is the sort of growth or moving forward that is typically associated or expected with Jupiter, which archetypally represents abundance and wanting to do things on a grand scale as well as our personal or global vision of the future. Sun-Jupiter energy can also help us to adapt to change as it naturally inspires us to have more trust and faith in ourselves which then enables us to move beyond our fears.

“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” J.M. Barrie

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Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Poppy Flower, Field Of Poppies

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/pioneer

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Astrology May 10, 2020: Mercury Trine Jupiter, Sun Sextile Neptune

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“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” Isaac Asimov

Intellectual Mercury trining optimistic Jupiter today (at 10:36 am) can ideally serve to broaden our perspectives as we are potentially more receptive at this time to sampling new information or at least toying around with new ideas, as expansive Jupiter symbolizes our ongoing search for higher meaning and purpose. Too, with Mercury still deposited in down-to-earth Taurus and Jupiter ensconced in professionally ambitious Capricorn, we may be particularly interested now in scoping out fresh ways to solidify our footing in the material world. Generally, Mercury-Jupiter is also excellent for all types of discussions or for drafting agreements or contracts, especially since there is normally more of a willingness now to bend or give a little in order to make things work.

The illuminating Sun in Taurus is also sextiling transcendent Neptune in Pisces, this afternoon (at 12:16 pm). This is a more subtle aspect that can nudge us to move beyond the realm of our everyday ego concerns or the mundane, to seek out something that speaks to the needs of our Soul or Spirit. It is an energy associated with such things as compassion, acts of kindness, and charitable giving. Archetypally, Neptune, known as the Great Dissolver, aims to unify or to remove the perceived boundaries or barriers that exist between us. Also, perhaps, a real-world example of Neptune’s influence: Two days ago, on May 8th, was the 75th anniversary of V-E Day, marking the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to the Allied forces, ending World War II in Europe. Now, if we go back in time to see what was occurring astrologically on May 8, 1945, we find that assertive Mars in Aries (which rules war and the military) was exactly opposite Neptune, which was also in the diplomatic sign of Libra. Neptune here presumably helping to dissolve/defuse/dismantle the Martian aggression urge, ultimately paving the way for the prospect of peace again. Neptune is often a dominant factor in peace agreements or acts of surrender.

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.” Thich Nhat Hanh

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Happy Mother’s Day! Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well

Patrice Thompson

Beauty, Flower, Lotus, Meditation, Peace

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/peaceright 2020

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/open-mindedness

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Astrology May 9, 2020: Mercury Trine Pluto

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“The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” W. B. Yeats

Today is a great time to go deeper with our thinking as intellectual Mercury forms a harmonious, waxing trine to investigative Pluto Rx (at 9:17 am), an aspect that naturally poises us to trek below the surface to get to the core of a matter or to uncover what may be buried or hidden in the depths. It’s also kind of like we may sense in our gut now that there’s more to something than what’s being presented. With Mercury also deposited in grounded Taurus we are likely more apt to come away now with some practical insights or ideas that are very useful for our daily lives, especially if we do decide to do a little poking around. Also, reflecting on what it is that we really value (Taurus) might be very instructive for us now, especially in possibly helping to order or re-order our priorities or maybe in determining how we should be spending our time or investing our resources.

Another thing to possibly muse about now: It was on January 12th of this year that Saturn and Pluto were exactly conjunct in Capricorn (an aspect that was also a long time in the making). Also in the mix then was messenger Mercury, which individually conjuncted both Saturn and Pluto, shortly beforehand, that day. It could be that today’s Mercury-Pluto trine aspect imparts some follow-up news or messages or offers up a few valuable insights or takeaways pertaining to that period.

Some famous people born with Mercury trine Pluto: Carrie Underwood, Elizabeth Montgomery, Johnny Carson, Jerry Seinfeld, Flip Wilson, Stephen Spielberg.

*All times EDT.

Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Concept, Document, Focus, Letter

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://astro-charts.com/persons/aspect/Mercury-Trine-Pluto/page/2/

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Astrology May 7, 2020: Full Moon in Scorpio

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“The causes of every human action, Tolstoy thought, were so manifold, so complex, and so deeply hidden in unconscious motivations that it is impossible to know why anything ever happened.” Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren

There’s a Full Moon in transformational Scorpio, this morning (at 6:45 am). It’s also the last Supermoon of 2020 (the other two were in March and April). Meaning that it’s occurring at the closest point to Earth during its orbit, making it appear larger and brighter.

Today’s Full Moon is also referred to in the Old Farmer’s Almanac as the “Full Flower Moon,” a name that originated with the Native Americans. Obviously echoing Mother Nature’s return to abundance in the Northern hemisphere when so much is abloom and full of life.

With today’s lunation, we are basically seeking to balance our need for physical comfort, safety, and security (Sun in Taurus) with an opposing desire for fulfillment or renewal in the spiritual/non-physical/inner realm (Moon in Scorpio). Whenever Luna is deposited in Pluto-ruled Scorpio (the sign of life, death, and rebirth), we are made more keenly aware of the profound mysteries of our existence, with Scorpio intently focusing on what’s hidden or below the surface.

So having a powerful, revelatory Full Moon occurring in Scorpio now we potentially have, among other things, a very potent opportunity for ferreting out the truth, as we know it or understand it. Especially since this Full Moon is forming an opposition to information-minded Mercury, which only three days ago formed an exact superior conjunction with the Sun. Normally a time (again) when we are presented with clear data or findings or experience sudden epiphanies. It could also be that today’s Full Moon opposition to that same Mercury-Sun meetup point takes those discoveries or results, one step further. Too, generally with a culminating Full Moon, we can have abrupt endings or receive final outcomes or are able to come to some pretty accurate conclusions or assessments about various elements of our lives, including possibly getting a good handle now on how we are coming along with the intentions that we may have set, or the actions that were taken, during the New Moon in Taurus, two weeks ago. 

Additionally, the Full Moon in passionate Scorpio may find our emotions at peak intensity, especially since Scorpio is a fixed water sign which tends to always feel things very deeply. There can also be more of an emphasis now on such issues as intimacy and trust, shared resources, and purging or refurbishing.

Also today, mental Mercury, in pragmatic Taurus, is forming a sextile to mystical Neptune in Pisces. This more subtle influence may help to bring our dreams into sharper focus. It can also supply us with a greater ability to express on an intellectual level what we are sensing more intuitively. Accordingly, today might also be a fun time to throw a few Tarot cards and see what comes up for us. It’s also an excellent time to investigate our nocturnal dreams. We may be experiencing more vivid dreams than usual now.

*All times EDT.

Happy Full Moon Blessings! Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Nature, Forest, Landscape, At Night

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

http://inmozartsfootsteps.com/2472/the-unique-story-of-beethovens-ninth-symphony/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symphony_No._9_(Beethoven)

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/mystery-of-life

https://www.onthisday.com/events/may/7

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Astrology May 5, 2020: The Lunar Nodes Change Signs

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“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” John Adams

The North Node (symbolizing the future) moves into Gemini today and the South Node (representing the past) moves into opposing Sagittarius, signs they will occupy for the next 18 months. (The last time we had this same setup was from October of 2001 to April of 2003.)

In general, during this ingress, we are learning to be more curious, to do more questioning to learn how others think, and to examine facts more closely before rendering our decisions. Simultaneously, we are seeking to move away from wholesale rejection of others’ ideas or belief systems simply because they are in conflict with our own. We are also wanting to back up or reinforce our faith now with facts.

*All times EDT.

On This Day in History: John Scopes was arrested by Tennesse authorities on May 5, 1925, for teaching evolution in his high school science class. They charged him with having violated a newly enacted law (The Butler Act) that criminalized the teaching of human evolution in the state’s public schools. The famous “Scopes Trial” (also known as the “Scopes Monkey Trial”) pitted advocates of creationism against those who believed in evolution.

(Astrologically, when Scopes was arrested on May 5, information-minded Mercury, in trail-blazing Aries, was exactly square to philosophical Jupiter in traditionally-minded Capricorn. With Mercury-Jupiter aspects we generally aim to broaden our understanding or widen our perspectives and there is also often marked enthusiasm for sharing what it is that we have learned or studied. Jupiter, the planet which symbolizes the search for higher meaning, also formally governs both teaching and religion. On the shadow side, especially with the square, there can be arrogance, narrow-mindedness, self-righteousness, as well as a tendency towards proselytizing others towards our own point of view.)

“If today you can take a thing like evolution and make it a crime to teach it in the public school, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private schools, and the next year you can make it a crime to teach it to the hustings or in the church. At the next session, you may ban books and the newspapers.”  – Clarence Darrow (the famed trial lawyer who represented John Scopes at his trial.)

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Animal, Gorilla, Ape, Primate, Herbivore

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/facts

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/scopes-trial

https://www.onthisday.com/events/may/5#

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Astrology May 4, 2020: Mercury Conjunct Sun

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“If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.” Vincent Van Gogh

Intellectual Mercury is in superior conjunction with the purposeful Sun in grounded Taurus today (5:41 pm), which, in particular, could provide us with some epiphanies or aha moments pertaining to those things represented by Taurus, such as our values, money, personal possessions, and basic physical needs. Since the superior conjunction acts like a Full Moon, we may also see some of our ideas or plans coming to fruition now that were seeded during the inferior conjunction of Mercury and the Sun in dreamy Pisces, which occurred back on February 25th, when Mercury was retrograde. (The superior conjunction occurs when Mercury and the Sun are about halfway between the previous and next retrograde cycle.)

Waxing Luna also exited meticulous Virgo for balancing Libra, early this morning (at 3:09 am), which is always positive for putting us in a more cooperative spirit as well as inspiring us to seek out justice and fairness.

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” Theodore Parker.

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On This Day in History: On May 4, 1979, Margaret Thatcher (born 10/13/25) becomes the first woman to be elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

(In the sky, that day, Mercury, Venus, and Mars were all conjunct in pioneering Aries and trine to idealistic Neptune in Sagittarius (the sign which rules politicians). This same trio of planets was also opposing transformational Pluto in equality-minded Libra.)

Thatcher served as Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990 and leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. (Wikipedia)

“In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” M.T.

Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Caudata, Strelitzia

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.onthisday.com/events/may/4

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/justice

https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/insight-quotes

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Astrology May 3, 2020: Venus Square Neptune

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“When you compare the sorrows of real-life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.” Alexandre Dumas

Today has undertones of being at a Grand Masquerade Ball, in some ways, as social, romantic Venus (soon-to-be-retrograde) forms a waxing square to fantasy Neptune (11:52 pm). This more daydreamy aspect can, among other things, sometimes make it more challenging to see other people as they are partly because we seem to have more of a real need or desire now to want to place halos above nearly everybody’s head. Neptune is the higher octave of Venus and it’s associated with Divine Love or unconditional love or a boundary-less type of love that many of us may wish to sincerely experience in our hearts. This is why we can potentially be so vulnerable now: It’s like we don’t want that sacred veil to be pierced, at the moment, and then possibly face the chance of being starkly disillusioned by the underlying, harsher reality. Accordingly, any relationships, especially romantic ones, that begin under this aspect would most likely benefit from giving them a period of time to gel so we can see how they play out over the long haul. 

Because Venus also governs money, possessions, and how we derive pleasure, in general, we may also want to refrain from going overboard with things, particularly acquisitions, until we are more sure of what our true needs and desires are. Often what seems so glamorous to us, on the surface, with Venus-Neptune, proves otherwise later. On another level, Venus-Neptune energy can be extremely creative as it poises us to go deeper into the waters of our fertile imaginations. Many artists and musicians have Venus-Neptune aspects prominent in their personal charts.

Today’s Venus-Neptune square is the first of three squares, the other two will be taking place on May 20th and July 27th. Venus goes retrograde on May 13th.

Meanwhile, Waxing Luna remains ensconced in verifying Virgo all day, no doubt a good, overall counter or balance to the “I just wanna be swept off my feet” Venus-Neptune influence. Although, even the skeptical Virgo Moon is under some pressure this morning as she also forms a bewildering opposition to blurry-eyed Neptune (at 11:22 am). Fortunately, later on, however, Luna will be regaining her footing, quite a bit, when she forms flowing trines to transformational Pluto (at 7:01 pm) and big picture Jupiter (at 10:25 pm), both still conjunct in “keeping-it-real” Capricorn. Ideally, these two more hopeful aspects will provide us with a practical ability to see or plot futuristic trends, especially with respect to more large-scale issues. Moon-Pluto, in particular, can also be very healing energy and one that allows us to not only, individually and collectively, let go of the past, but also greatly learn from it, as well as being simultaneously positively reshaped by what we may have experienced. On another level, the Moon-Pluto energy can also sometimes help us to locate something that has been lost or perhaps hidden from view.

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Born On This Day: Golda Meir in 1898 in Kyiv, Ukraine (d.1978). She was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, stateswoman, politician, and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. (Wikipedia)

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” 

Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Masked Ball, Masquerade, Carnival, Panel

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/223411.Golda_Meir

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/fantasy?page=2

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Astrology May 2, 2020: Three Virgo Moon Trines

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“Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.” Roy T. Bennett

With the Moon in perfecting Virgo today, we are more naturally poised toward wanting to improve ourselves or elements of our lives in some way. The Virgo Moon is always excellent for organizing, tidying up, implementing health/dietary regimes, or involvement in detail-type projects. What’s also extra special and lovely about the energy today is that Luna in Virgo is also forming three flowing trine aspects to innovative Uranus, curious Mercury, and the illuminating Sun, all of which are stationed in earthy Taurus, the zodiacal sign which governs our values, money, and sense of comfort and pleasure. So it appears that we are getting a lot of cosmic assistance now to better our world in ways that feel very freeing, stimulating, and empowering and that also adds to our sense of enjoyment and groundedness. On another level, often with a Virgo Moon, we feel more compelled to be of service to others.

Born On This Day: Benjamin Spock, in 1903, an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care is one of the best-selling volumes in history. The book’s premise to mothers is that “you know more than you think you do.” (Wikipedia)

Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson

Sunflowers, Field, Woman, Yellow, Summer

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/improvement

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Astrology May 1, 2020: Waxing Leo Moon Opposes Mars

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“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” Theodore Roosevelt

The Waxing Moon remains in colorful, self-confident Leo today and is forming an opposition to self-assertive Mars around lunchtime (at 12:04 pm). This aspect can provide us with intense emotion and a fighting spirit to achieve our ends. Since Mars is also in community-minded Aquarius, we may feel more motivated to involve ourselves in teamwork and a shared cause at this time. On the shadow side, the Moon-Mars energy is sometimes associated with impulsivity or being more easily irritated so we may need to dial back our responses, a bit, if we wish to, among other things, preserve the peace. On the other hand, Moon-Mars can also be a time when we deliberately choose to clear the air, especially if we have been carrying around pent-up grievances, as this planetary alignment tends to provide us with more courage and directness to speak our truth. On another level, the Moon in Leo can also put us in touch with our personal pride, or how we conduct ourselves with dignity and respect and show the same to others.

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” Jane Austen

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Born On This Day: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, in 1881, a French idealist philosopher and Jesuit priest who trained as a paleontologist and geologist and took part in the discovery of the Peking Man (Wikipedia). He wrote: You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience. 

Happy May Day! Hope it’s a good one! Be safe and well.

Patrice Thompson 

Background, Flowers, Bright, Chamomile

Copyright 2020

Source Notes:

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/pride

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