As December Begins…


Welcome to the final month of 2023. Whether this year has brought joy or heartache, it is now drawing to a close. Are you ready to welcome 2024 with open arms, or do you find yourself resisting its imminent arrival?

On a personal note, I’ve just reached my progressed New Moon. This is a cycle of approximately twenty-eight years and provides a macrocosmic view of the monthly lunar cycle. As I embark on this new cycle, I feel a compelling need to initiate and project my efforts decisively into the future. I feel the shift in direction. Each progressed New Moon brings with it, the opportunity to embrace the changes that will lead us forward. Given that this will likely be the last progressed New Moon in my lifetime, I am determined to make the most of it.

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Similar to each New Moon in the mundane cycle, the job of our personal progressed New Moon is to decide which seeds to plant, nurture them in the best available soil, provide adequate water, and place them in a sunny window. It is important to allow intuition and magic to assist this process at the progressed New Moon. Therefore I am actively seeking guidance from my 12th house planets to support my understanding of the steps to take and the seeds to sow.

I’m already aware of changes coming, including anticipating my first book being published by Weiser in 2024. Simultaneously, I’m beginning research for my next writing project. I’ve initiated a workshop/workgroup — an exclusive offering for my Patreon community— focusing on exploring personal, ancestral, and collective trauma through the lens of the natal chart. This deep contemplation excites me, and I look forward to collaborating with others on this meaningful research. Expect more offerings of this nature through Patreon in the coming year. Join me on Patreon for regular updates on my thoughts about these topics and to possibly be a part of my research groups.


Tug boats on the Harbor


Monday, December 4, 2023

At 1:50 PM EST. Venus enters Scorpio, infusing the atmosphere with intensity and passion. As the planet of love and beauty (Venus) journeys through the powerful waters of Scorpio, relationships will enter deeper emotional territories, as we seek greater intimacy and connection. Look for the house that holds Scorpio in your natal chart to understand where in your life you will be called to a deep exploration of your desires and a willingness to embrace the complexities of love.

The Moon is in Virgo throughout the day, emphasizing practicality and attention to detail. Approach tasks with a methodical mindset, focusing on organization and efficiency. Address responsibilities and daily routines with precision. Pay attention to the small details in all things. The Moon in Virgo forms a lovely trine aspect to Jupiter at 12:33 PM EST, bringing a sense of emotional abundance and optimism. However, at 1:52 PM EST, the Moon squares Mars, suggesting tension and potential conflicts. Pay attention to these time frames, while keeping in mind that both of these energies will pass quickly.

Sea Gulls


Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Today, the Virgo Moon reaches its last quarter phase marking an important point in its cycle, prompting us to begin to release the cycle that started with the Scorpio New Moon on November 13th. Virgo’s energy encourages a practical and detailed approach to the day, making it a good time to assess what’s working for us and what needs to be left behind.

At 5:15 pm EST, Venus and Saturn align in a trine aspect. This is a harmonious connection between the planet of love and the planet of authority and structure. This allows us to see how to stabilize our relationships, allowing us to feel secure and committed. It’s a time to appreciate long-lasting connections and focus on building a solid foundation in our personal and professional relationships.

Under this alignment, relationships deepen in maturity and responsibility, encouraging us to take a thoughtful approach. Saturn’s influence emphasizes commitment and long-term thinking.

Sears Island


Wednesday, December 6, 2023

The Moon begins the day in Virgo, remaining there until 11:35 am EST when it enters the cardinal air sign of Libra. While the Moon is in Virgo practicality and attention to detail are emphasized. This morning is a good time to focus on tasks that require organization and efficiency.

At 11:35 am EST, the Moon shifts into Libra, bringing us to a more harmonious and sociable afternoon. This suggests a desire for cooperation, diplomacy, and a more refined sense of beauty. Spend the afternoon in social interactions, seeking harmony in relationships, and appreciating beauty and art in all its forms.

Neptune stations direct at 24 degrees Pisces today, signaling a time to move forward on personal dreams and aspirations that may have encountered delays or uncertainties since Neptune stationed retrograde on June 30th. This suggests new momentum for a cherished dream related to the area of your life represented by the house that holds Pisces in your natal chart. Whether it’s creativity, romance, career, or another domain, Neptune’s direct movement encourages you to listen to your intuition which will move you forward toward a brighter future.

Below these daily posts, you will find a listing of the houses and their most basic meanings.

Amazing rock formations


Thursday, December 7, 2023

Today, the Moon continues through the diplomatic cardinal air sign of Libra, influencing our emotional landscape with a desire for balance and social connections. This fosters a greater appreciation for fairness, cooperation, and beauty in all its forms. This is a good day to engage in activities that promote harmony in relationships, seek compromise, and enjoy the pleasures of art and culture. Collaborate with others to enhance equilibrium in your personal and social relationships.

Today, Mercury (in Capricorn) trine Jupiter (Taurus) offers a boost of intellectual optimism and expansive thinking. This harmonious aspect enhances communication, making it an excellent time for sharing ideas, learning, and open-minded discussions. Embrace growth opportunities, explore new concepts, and express your thoughts with enthusiasm. Today is a day to engage in fruitful conversations, make confident decisions, and tap into optimism that will fuel creative and intellectual pursuits.



Friday, December 8, 2023

Today, the Moon’s continued passage through Libra brings a focus on harmony and social connections, seeking balance in relationships as well as the appreciation of art and beauty. However, at 8:06 pm EST, a square aspect with Pluto may introduce a difficult intensity to emotions and interactions with others. This aspect prompts us to face power dynamics or hidden issues within relationships, challenging the Libran desire for peace. It’s a time to navigate potential conflicts diplomatically and explore deeper emotions. The good news is that this is a quickly passing influence that will leave no lasting difficulties if we don’t actively engage with it.

At 10:35 pm EST, the Moon bids farewell to Libra and transitions into the fixed water sign of Scorpio. This shift brings a more introspective and emotionally intense atmosphere that will be with us throughout the weekend.

Are we going somewhere?


Saturday, December 9, 2023

With the Moon now in the fixed water sign of Scorpio, the emotional landscape takes on a more intense, private, and introspective tone. Scorpio’s energy encourages us to delve beneath the surface, exploring the complexities of our feelings and unraveling hidden truths. This is a time when emotions may run deep, and there’s a heightened sensitivity to the undercurrents of our internal world and the dynamics within our relationships. This offers an opportunity to embrace profound depths and engage in meaningful, soul-searching experiences that contribute to personal growth. Scorpio energy encourages us to delve into the hidden realms of our feelings, promoting powerful and heightened intuition.

Still waters


Sunday, December 10, 2023

As the week comes to an end, the emotional landscape remains passionate and intense with the Moon still in the transformative sign of Scorpio. This suggests that we focus on deep emotions, integrity, and a willingness to explore the hidden patterns of our feelings. Scorpio’s energy encourages us to delve into the mysteries behind our actions, fostering a need for introspection and a desire for passionate and profound connections.

At 10:34 PM EST, Venus in Scorpio forms an opposition to Jupiter. This aspect creates a dynamic interplay between the planet of love and beauty (Venus) and the planet of expansion and abundance (Jupiter). While this alignment may enhance romantic and social experiences, it also brings a note of caution, as it can also suggest the potential for excess or extravagance. It’s important to navigate this with a balanced approach, appreciating the intensity and passion that Scorpio brings to Venus but also being mindful of the need for moderation in our desires and interactions. Explore the depths of your connections, find a balance between passion and practicality, and allow yourself to see something you may have missed previously. Look to the opposing houses in your natal chart that hold Scorpio and Capricorn. These are the two areas of your life that you will be aware of the need for balance.


Simple Meanings of the 12 Houses

  • 1st House (House of Self): Represents personal identity, physical appearance, how others perceive you, as well as the energy that calls you forward
  • 2nd House (House of Possessions): Focuses on personal resources, finances, material possessions, and your self-worth
  • 3rd House (House of Communication): Governs communication, siblings, short trips, and your immediate environment
  • 4th House (House of Home): Concerns regarding your home, family, roots, ancestry, and emotional foundation
  • 5th House (House of Creativity): Relates to self-expression, romance, creativity, children, and pleasure
  • 6th House (House of Routines): Deals with day-to-day routines, health, personal self-care, daily responsibilities, and service to others
  • 7th House (House of Partnerships): Involves relationships, marriage, business partnerships, and all one-on-one relationships, including open enemies
  • 8th House (House of Transformation): Focuses on shared resources, other people’s values, shared intimacy, the management of boundaries, and powerful transformation
  • 9th House (House of World-View): Relates to higher understanding, long-distance travel, education, philosophy, and religion
  • 10th House (House of Career): Relates to your career, vocation, public image, reputation, and worldly aspirations.
  • 11th House (House of Community): Governs community, like-minded Others, social networks, and those who support your goals and aspirations
  • 12th House (House of Deep Knowing): Deals with the subconscious mind, spirituality, hidden knowing, retreat from the world


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