Astrolore’s Weekly Astrology Weather: May 24, 2021 through May 30, 2021
The Changing Moon this week
The Moon sets the emotional tone as she moves through the Zodiac day-to-day. It takes approximately 28 days to traverse the entire Zodiac. Learning to work with this rhythm will help you align with and relax into an easier flow with the Universe. The luminous Moon spends approximately 2 ½ days in each sign before she moves on to the next.
The Scorpio Moon begins the week with brooding intensity. Scorpio is a Fixed Water sign that thrives on exploring the depths of emotion. Your emotions run deep. You may encounter intense pushback and restriction on Monday evening as the Moon is challenged by Uranus and Saturn.
On Tuesday it will be easier to accept and work with the intensity of Scorpio. Go ahead and look into the dark corners of your heart.
At 10:39 PM EDT on Tuesday the Moon enters Sagittarius and you are happy to shed the intensity and deep passions of the past few days. Now you search for freedom, understanding, and fun.
The Moon will remain in free-spirited Sagittarius until early Thursday night. At 7:14 AM EDT, we reach the Sagittarius Full Moon which is also a powerful Lunar Eclipse. Open your mind and broaden your horizons, view the world from a perspective outside your own. Celebrate the vast diversity of life and the wild and wide range of people we share it with. Consider what you have learned and how you have grown since the Taurus New Moon on May 11th.
At 10:23 PM EDT Thursday night, the Moon enters the serious hard-working sign of Capricorn. While the Moon is in Capricorn you can make great strides of accomplishment. Put your energy into a work project that will grow in importance and benefit you in the days ahead. The Capricorn Moon continues to support effort and achievements throughout Friday and Saturday. Get as much done as possible on Friday. Saturday may set some emotional roadblocks in your way.
By the time the day begins on Sunday, the Moon has entered the cool Fixed Air sign of Aquarius. While in this objective, sign your emotions turn to humanitarian thoughts and endeavors. Aquarius opens our eyes to the importance of personal and collective freedom.
Mercury turns retrograde on Saturday, May 29th.
Join my friend Jennie of Hidden Path Astrology to learn about the signification of Mercury in the wisdom tradition of astrology. Explore how to use Mercury Retrograde time periods to strategically create space, healing, and clarity in your life.
This workshop will be held on Zoom at 5:45 PM EDT on Thursday May 27th.
This interactive workshop includes an explanatory discussion of the symbolism involved, an opportunity to discover how this will impact your personal horoscope/ your personal life, and how to best take advantage of it.
YOUR CHALLENGE, YOUR RESPONSIBILITY – Monday, May 24, 2021
The Moon entered Scorpio late last night beginning the week with brooding intensity. This is a big shift in your emotions. Over the weekend your focus was on pleasing others and creating beauty in your world.
Today tells a very different story as deep emotions call you to Scorpio’s depths. Intensity and passion demand attention over the next few days. Taking time alone for powerful inner contemplation will serve you well.
At 6:15 PM EDT, the Moon opposes Uranus and at 8:36 PM EDT, she squares Saturn. Your emotions run deep. You may encounter pushback, restriction, and anxiety as your attention turns to a fervent ongoing challenge.
The continuing challenge of 2021, the square between Uranus and Saturn, is highlighted today. Wherever you feel pulled in different directions, do your best to manage yourself and don’t point fingers at anyone else. There is much to learn.
LOVE WHAT YOU FIND IN THE DARK – Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The Moon remains in Scorpio today but the difficult aspects of yesterday are in the rearview mirror.
If you were able to get through yesterday without blaming others or having a personal meltdown give yourself a pat on the back. If you did have a major argument or meltdown consider your motivations in order to understand your reactions. There is much to learn.
The lovely aspects that the Moon makes today make it much easier to accept and work with the intensity of your emotions. Look deeply into the dark corners of your heart, learn to love whatever you find there.
At 10:39 PM EDT, the Moon enters Sagittarius. Watch a documentary and look for dreams that take you to other lands. The Full Moon is exact early tomorrow morning.
_The Scorpio Moon is void of course from 5:19 PM EDT until she enters Sagittarius at 10:39 PM EDT. This suggests that what occurs during this time will not have much impact._
SAGITTARIUS FULL MOON, ACCEPT A CALL TO ADVENTURE – Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Today’s Full Moon is a total lunar eclipse. Pay attention to your emotions, don’t try to avoid or distract yourself from them. This eclipse offers an ability to discern what is real from illusion, particularly in your relationships with others. If you feel called to an adventure, or taking a risk that supports growth, listen, pay attention and begin making plans.
Sagittarius Full Moon for You
The Sagittarius Full Moon is exact at 7:14 AM EDT on Wednesday, May 26th.
If you have Aries Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 9th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your worldview, higher understanding, and lofty beliefs.
If you have Taurus Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 8th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your understanding of other people’s beliefs, values, and baggage. Watch also for a greater understanding of how you share resources with others.
If you have Gemini Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 7th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your intimate relationships and public partnerships of all kinds.
If you have Cancer Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 6th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your routines, self-care, and how you can be of service to others.
If you have Leo Rising S Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 5th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your creativity and your ability to give love to others.
If you have Virgo Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 4th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your connection to home and family.
If you have Libra Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 3rd House. Look for an adventure that will expand your communications with those in your immediate environment.
If you have Scorpio Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 2nd House. Look for an adventure that will expand your personal self-worth, finances, and other resources.
If you have Sagittarius Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 1st House. Look for an adventure that will expand your expression of your personality.
If you have Capricorn Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 12th House. Look for an adventure that will expand the deepest levels of wisdom hidden within your unconscious.
If you have Aquarius Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 11th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your community relationships and how you receive support from others.
If you have Pisces Rising Wednesday’s Full Moon falls in your 10th House. Look for an adventure that will expand your career, social recognition, and personal reputation.
A GENERAL LACK OF CLARITY – Thursday, May 27, 2021
Did yesterday’s Sagittarius Full Moon Lunar Eclipse call you to an adventure? You may feel excited and a bit anxious about taking the risk required to embark on that adventure. If you have planets between 3° and 7° of Sagittarius don’t let the anticipation fade without moving directly toward that risk. Remember that any adventure requires uncertainty and all growth requires risk. Until you get comfortable with a certain amount of apprehension, true growth cannot find you.
At 3:24 PM EDT Venus, the planet of love and beauty forms a challenging square aspect to Neptune, the planet of imagination and illusions. This transit can reflect feelings of insecurity about your looks, your finances, or your relationship. Something feels unsettled and unclear in these areas. You may under or over-idealize these issues. Either way, you are not seeing clearly and may end up feeling disappointed in love, money, or your own image in the mirror. It will help to simply understand that over the next few days you are more susceptible to confusion and a general lack of clarity. It is best to stay away from alcohol or drugs during this time as well. Spending time on your meditation cushion will help.
At 10:23 PM EDT, the Moon leaves opinionated Sagittarius behind and enters Capricorn. The next few days will bring with them the expectation of serious accomplishment.
_The Sagittarius Moon is void of course from 1:36 PM EDT until she enters Capricorn at 10:23 PM EDT. This suggests that what occurs during this time will not have much impact._
The symbols of astrology convey a language far removed from the language taught to us by our forbearers. Understanding the gifts of that language can take a lifetime. Receiving the gift can happen in a moment of illumination and recognition and can last a lifetime. – Laurie Astrolore
MAKE STRIDES TOWARD ACCOMPLISHMENT – Friday, May 28, 2021
Today’s Capricorn Moon makes lovely aspects to both Jupiter and Uranus. This brings a day of serious accomplishment and focuses your attention on those things that are calling you forward with excitement. Enjoy the evening with someone whose opinion you value on matters of high interest to you.
As you begin the day get clear about where you need to bring order into your life. Capricorn can focus your attention on practical concrete ideas, structures, and effort. While moving through Capricorn, the Moon supports your emotional nature in perseverance and effort toward a goal. This is not a time to work with others but a time when you can make great strides in individual accomplishment.
If you have not yet prepared for the start of Mercury retrograde tomorrow you still have time. All you need to do is make a full list of everything you have left undone since Mercury was retrograde in February 2021. Come back tomorrow or go to the forecast on Astrolore’s website for super simple instructions on how to love Mercury retrograde.
MERCURY RETROGRADE – COMPLETING PAST PROJECTS – Saturday, May 29, 2021
Are you ready? Mercury turns retrograde at 24° Gemini at 6:34 PM EDT. It will remain retrograde until June 22nd.
There is much unnecessary concern, misinformation, and even fear around Mercury retrograde. It is really very simple to learn to work with these times.
What to do before Mercury turns retrograde:
make a list of plans and projects that have been left unfinished since last February
What to do during Mercury retrograde:
work only on your list of unfinished plans and projects
slow down to manage stress
wait until after June 22nd to buy any electronics or big-ticket items
wait until after June 22nd to sign any contracts
give yourself and other folks extra time to show up
double-check all communications making sure you understand and are understood
With the Moon in Capricorn today your emotions continue to focus on the more serious and practical side of life. This will help you to make sure you are prepared for the 3 weeks of Mercury retrograde. Think about large and small projects that have been left undone since last February. Look through calendars and notebooks to find reminders of what you have been thinking about and working on since then. Dig deep; there are probably more things than you are aware of. What about that appointment you have been meaning to make? And how about the project that you finally tucked into a drawer because you couldn’t find the time to complete it? I suspect you have communications that have fallen through the cracks, I know I do. You can get so much done in the coming weeks if you only stick to this list.
It is important to also note the is conjunct Venus as it stations direct. A great deal of your mental rethinking over the coming weeks will be around your personal values of love, partnership, and resources. Be cognizant of the importance of your conversations. Make sure you give your partners and friends extra time to explain themselves. We will all need to offer and ask for extra patience and kindness.
SEEKING A UNIQUE FOCUS – Sunday, May 30, 2021
While you slept the Moon entered objective, freedom-loving Aquarius. Pay attention to your emotions as they shifted in the night from a focus on work to a focus on unusual innovative concepts and opinions.
Listen for ideas that seem refreshing and unexpected. Ideas that can lead you to a future with an unfamiliar focus. When the Moon is in Aquarius it is easier than usual to remain cool and calm in the face of stress. That outward coolness suggests the intellect is at work. Your focus is on humanitarian issues rather than on your individual troubles. Keep your eyes and ears open and you will find a way to add your voice to help this troubled world.
A strong sense of innovation prevails when the Moon is in future-oriented Aquarius. Aquarius is a Fixed Air sign and your heart can be stimulated by new and unusual intellectual topics and ideas. You may hear unconventional opinions expressed by others throughout the day. Listen and consider what you hear.
In these weekly reports, I explore the major aspects formed by transit between the planets. I do not consider every aspect that the Moon makes each day as they can be numerous and give rise to fleeting moods. The aspects under consideration: conjunctions, sextiles, squares, trines, and oppositions. The planets I work with: Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.