Astro-Notes on April 29, 2016 – Third Quarter Moon

Daily Aspects:
– Moon ingress to Aquarius at 4:46 am EDT
– Venus ingress to Taurus at 8:35 pm EDT (until May 24)
– Third Quarter Moon at 10:13 Aqua/Taurus at 11:28 pm EDT
– Chiron in Pisces semi-sextile Eris in Aries

Mercury did station retrograde in Venus-ruled Taurus (23:36) yesterday. He will retrace his steps over the next 3 weeks to the degree he last visited on April 14 (14:20 Taurus) where he will turn direct on May 22. During this period will we have a chance to review our qualifications, talents and accumulated information regarding profitable pursuits together with our material or financial plans and budgets and also the things we own, go over our daily routines, rethink our associations and the connections or media we use, reconsider matters of communication concerning our needs, wants and values and the means of transportation we can rely on or utilize. As Venus is going to make ingress to her home sign Taurus tonight, where she will be traversing until May 24, we will seek to build up our worth and finances, add to our assets and wellbeing, ensure emotional and material security, gratify our senses, cultivate a life-style and attract the ‘good things in life’, inclusive the right partners or people, and all of this is going to influence our revising mental faculties.
Consequently, the ‘crisis in consciousness’ that accompanies the Third Quarter Moon tests our persistence and persuasion amidst changing conditions. We’re challenged to break out of a rut or cycle that keeps repeating or situation, where we got stuck in and turn this around to our advantage so that we can continue to grow and prosper.


Tarot card of the day is the “Queen of Cups”, symbolizing a seeker of inner transformation who possesses a strong perspective and perceptive nature. Suggested is furthermore that we are acknowledging our emotions and feelings. We trust our intuition and listen to our inner voice as well as to the sensations and impressions we’re getting from our environment. In our interactions with others we need to empathize and show true compassion, helping people along their chosen pathway. This is a day when we’ll be following the lead of our heart.


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