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This week’s headline items: Mars changes signs from Sagittarius to Capricorn on Monday morning; the last Quarter Moon in Scorpio becomes exact on Tuesday morning; Mercury (still moving backward due to its retrograde) re-enters Capricorn on Tuesday late evening; the Balsamic Moon phase begins on Friday evening; on Saturday early morning, Venus comes to halt and goes direct, ending her 6-week Retrograde phase and beginning her post-Shadow period; Uranus ends its Station phase (in Taurus) on Sunday, and will no longer be retrograde.

There will be four Moon VoC phases this week: Monday early evening (for almost 6 hours); Wednesday night/Thursday very early morning (for a little over 2 hours); Friday afternoon (for a little over 14 hours); and Sunday late evening (for 5 hours).


Before we get to this week’s forecast, I’d like to mention:

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Now, this week’s Forecast…

Monday, January 24th:

Monday, the Moon remains in harmony-loving, balance-seeking Libra until 10:57pm EST. The energy of the Libra Moon helps us be naturally courteous and diplomatic; we are more polite at this time, as we seek the approval of others.

We very much want to maintain equal, fair relationships at this time, and are therefore open to making compromises and negotiating. Today is a great time for mediation — but our need for peace and accompanying aversion to direct conflict could pull us to “yes” more easily than we might like.

We may also be able to see both sides of the equation so well that we can’t make decisions. As best as you can, find an inner balance with this and communicate what needs to be said with grace and charm — even if it’s “No” 😉 One last quick note: this is also a great time for anything to do with visual arts.

Monday at 7:53am EST, Mars changes signs from optimistic, adventurous, truth-seeking Sagittarius to ambitious, goal-oriented Capricorn where it will journey until March 6th.

For those 6 weeks, we tend to feel more determined, goal-oriented, and focused. We are not afraid to work hard on attainable goals so that we can see tangible results.

Our drive to succeed is quite strong, especially when we feel a need for physical and material security — that is, in the realm of all that can be seen and held. Our self-control tends to be quite strong around the expression of “drives” — things like anger, energy, ambition, and sexuality — in fact, with Mars in Capricorn we are at our least impulsive, with a powerful need to stay in control.

Because we have such a strong sense of responsibility, we need to be careful not to start using work to hide from others. Anger can easily get channeled into our work as well. As best as you can, be kind to yourself, remember we all do the best we can; there is no need for extra pressure.

If you have an Aries Sun-sign or Rising-sign, you are going to feel more focused and determined. You may want to get down to business. If you are a Capricorn Sun-sign or Rising sign, you will feel quite energized for the next 6 weeks. Channeling this energy into physical exercise or a project might be advisable.

Monday early evening, at 5:10pm EST, we enter a  Moon Void of Course (VoC), that will last for almost 6 hours, until 10:57pm EST. Use this intuitive time to make some adjustments and find creative ways to work with the energies at play: On the one hand, as best as you can, collaborate with others and play nice, on the other hand, be authentic and truthful about what you want to build long-term.

As always with a Moon VoC, as best as you can, don’t start anything brand-new, stick to routine things, or simply go with the flow. You may also want to plan Monday evening ahead of time.

Monday, at 10:57pm EST, the Moon moves into passionate, all-or-nothing Scorpio, where it will journey until Thursday very early morning. We feel things deeply and have “X-Ray Vision” and “Bullshit-Smelling Abilities”.

Emotional authenticity is extremely important to us at this time; anything less than 100% emotional honesty could be perceived as flat-out dishonest. Once we feel safe trusting someone, we want to merge with them, preferably forever… as long as our trust is never betrayed.

The Moon in Scorpio urges us to uncover our own power. This occurs by a process of subtraction — it urges us to let go of whatever disempowers us. It’s thus an excellent time to look at “old” fears, limiting habits, or emotional attachments, especially those stemming from past traumas.

Moon in Scorpio tends to run right over ambiguity — it’s “in or out”, “with us or against us”, “love me or leave me”. It can therefore be stormy — a cold winter storm, or a torrid tropical storm of passion, depending on how we “work” the energies 🙂


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