Forecast Jun 7-13, 2021: Show And Tell

The Moon’s connection with disruptive yet illuminating Uranus first thing on Monday is an apt start to a week that will feature the year’s first solar eclipse, a Sun Mercury conjunction, Mars’ ingress into Leo and a Sun Neptune square. And this watershed week is only the prelude to next Monday’s Saturn Uranus square. The planets appear to be quite intent on exposing the truth, and Uranus, the global purveyor of shock and awe, is leading the charge. Giving us a preview of next week’s major square, in the wee hours of Monday morning, the waning Taurus Moon will conjoin Uranus before squaring Saturn. Tuesday’s lunar connections to Neptune, Pluto and Mars will be favorably aspected. But in the wake of Monday’s action, links to Mars and Pluto may not be as smooth as steady Taurus would like. A retrograde Pluto, after all, is definitely in on the conspiracy to get to the bottom of things. With all three outer planets activated, stories about the origins of the pandemic or alleged voter fraud in the 2020 U.S. presidential election are heading for the spotlight. Informative Gemini will be itching to get in on the media frenzy, and the Moon will roll into the sign of communication midday on Tuesday. There it will begin preparations for Thursday’s rendezvous with the Gemini Sun, at a haughty 19:47. The chatty Twins are probably astrology’s worst secret keepers. They can’t help themselves; their cosmic imperative is to share the 411. Eclipses are also prone to shed light onto matters, and Mercury and Neptune will be intimately involved with this one. Digging up the dirt, retrograde Mercury is on a mission that will see it conjoin the Moon and Sun on Thursday, and Sunday’s Sun Neptune square will be well on its way to full magnitude during the eclipse. Things can get murky whenever cryptic Neptune is involved. But the nonstop volleys coming from the Gemini Sun, Moon and Mercury should solve more than few mysteries. The tales that the Gemini trio unearth will inevitably get tongues wagging and airwaves buzzing. If that isn’t enough drama for one week, Mars will enter Leo on Friday.


Mars and Leo understand, and greatly admire, one another. The fire of lavish Leo is familiar to the ruler of explosive Aries, and Leo positively adores martian frankness, ambition and drive. Their forces will reach peak ferocity from July 1st-3rd, when Mars will oppose Saturn under an Aries Moon and square Uranus under a Taurus Moon. Feisty Mars hasn’t been able to get a light since January 6th, when he had to leave home for Taurus. The fire and fixity of Leo will reignite old flames and further the repercussions of 2021’s Saturn Uranus squares. The second of those hallmark squares is set for next Monday. True to form, Mars isn’t waiting around to rush headlong into the action.

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Forecast May 31-Jun 6, 2021: Ignorance Is Strength

The week’s sweet spot will arrive on Thursday afternoon, when the Sun will trine Saturn and Venus will trine Jupiter. Its sour patch will fall on Saturday, when a Mars Pluto opposition will be squared by a blockbusting Aries Moon, in the wake of a Mercury Neptune square. Because Pluto is the outermost planet, the tension leading up to Saturday’s flashpoint will be building throughout the week. That said, the week is ultimately offering an opportunity to face the truth, starting under Monday’s whip-smart Aquarius Moon. Fact-finding, especially when it concerns previously hidden information, and consensus building among reasonable people are favored when the Moon trines retrograding Mercury and Venus in the late degrees of Gemini. The Disinfo Wars ensue in earnest on Tuesday, as soon as the Moon moves into Pisces. In its highest expression, Pisces is a sincere and soulful unifier. In its lowest, it is either genuinely confused or the manipulative and deliberately deceptive “victim”. At its best, journalistic Gemini is objective and rational. The Dark Twin however, can be a duplicitous backstabber, keen to peddle the most salacious gossip and self-serving fake news. Add the presence of amplifiers Jupiter and Neptune in Pisces to this mess, and the waters will remain muddy until midday on Thursday. Look for reliable news once the Moon moves into decisive Aries and the Gemini Sun trines discerning Saturn. During Wednesday’s Pisces Gemini befuddlement, Venus will slip into Cancer. From the soothing water sign, she will trine Jupiter on Thursday afternoon. This aspect brings a measure of calm to the equation, before the Aries Moon starts marshaling support from the Sun, Mercury and Saturn, in preparation for Saturday’s showdowns.

The week’s battle royale for narrative dominance is set for Saturday. That’s when a Mercury Neptune square will immediately be followed by the Moon/Mars/Pluto t-square. Mars is in Cancer, the home sign of the United States, and since early April, Pluto been crossing the exact degree and minute it was at on April 19, 1775, 26 Cap 41. This t-square will occur within minutes of that historic demarcation point, and it looks likely to break all juggernauts wide open. In 2021, the emboldened Aries Moon, ever-ready Mars and ruthlessly honest Pluto are conspiring to irrevocably interrupt all trips down that infamous river of De-Nile. It’s all par for the course during a Gemini Sun cycle that includes two eclipses, retrograding Mercury, Saturn and Pluto and June 14th’s Saturn Uranus square. Whether personal or political, astrology’s t-squares tell us that the time has come to deal with people, situations and matters that have reached a boiling point. Bearing that in mind, we can put this week’s events into perspective and act accordingly.

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Forecast May 24-30, 2021: It Starts With “Re”

Activity among the mutable signs will dominate the week’s events. A lunar eclipse, the start of a Mercury retrograde and Venus squaring Neptune and conjoining Mercury are among the highlights. Further, eclipses and retrogrades bring revelations. As the Sun has only just entered Gemini, Wednesday’s is the first of two eclipses and Mercury’s retrograde will last until June 22nd, the discoveries are just getting started. The first hint will arrive on Wednesday under the full Moon at 5 Sagittarius 26. That early degree places this Moon into a loose square to Jupiter at 1 Pisces 11. Jupiter is the ruler of Sagittarius, and ordinarily planetary alignments in Sagittarius to Jupiter have an inherent resonance and agreement. However, squares and oppositions expose tensions, and both Sag and Jupiter can be perilously overly optimistic. In this case, the Sagittarius Moon will be opposite the Gemini Sun and both will be squared by Jupiter. Gemini is the sign of information and news, while the Moon describes instinct and intuition. Despite what the MSM may be reporting or what others may be saying, paying attention to hunches, while following verifiable facts, is wise. The full Moon fray will immediately be followed by a Venus Neptune square on Thursday. This one suggests a misunderstanding or outright deception in an important relationship. On Friday Mercury and Venus will meet in analytical Gemini, and on Sunday assertive Mars will trine Neptune. Both are helpful aspects for clearing up confusion and charting a reliable course forward. Translation, instead of flying off the handle midweek, wait for clarification. Mars’ transit of Moon-ruling Cancer underscores the prompt to dismiss brainwashing and group think and to defer to internal guidance.


The next nudge to take a deeper look comes courtesy of Mercury’s retrograde, which begins on Sunday. This one will be underway during the second eclipse on June 10th, in Gemini, as well as the year’s second Saturn square to Uranus on June 14th. As mentioned last week, the second of these two eclipses creates a square to Neptune in Pisces. Mercury will also conjoin the Sun and Moon on the 10th, intensifying this square. The North and South Nodes of the Moon are also poised to get into the act, with the South in Sagittarius and North in Gemini. Though there are a variety of interpretations as to the meaning of the lunar Nodes, when eclipses occur in the same signs they will be activated. Generally speaking, the South describes a significant lesson or skill from the past, while the North indicates an area for growth. Clearly, friction between the planets in mutable signs is increasing. To determine where the unfolding action is about to play out in your life, take a look at your birth chart and note the natal planets and houses in mutable signs. Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces signal change and preparation for a new phase. Flexibility and adaptability are two of their key assets, assets that will prove highly beneficial as we reexamine, reorient and reboot.

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Forecast May 17-23, 2021: Just The Facts Ma’am

This week the Sun will move into Gemini and Saturn will begin its five-month-long retrograde in Aquarius. Air signs are the domain of information, and a slew of revelations are inbound. During its journey through the mutable air sign, the Sun will oversee two eclipses, the next Saturn Uranus square and the retrogrades of Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto. In fixed air, Saturn is offering stoicism, structure and a pause for reflection. Ruler of Gemini and font of the 411, Mercury, will go retrograde next week. The simultaneous retrogrades of Mercury and Saturn suggest an examination of the recent past and where needed, a revisioning of future plans. Originally Saturn dipped into Aquarius from March 21st – July 1st last year. In the midst of the outbreak of COVID 19, making any sense of Saturn’s exploration of the sign was difficult. For one thing, aspects don’t happen in vacuums, and 2020 also saw substantial action involving Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto. For another, Saturn only made it to 1 Aquarius 57 before turning retrograde last May 11th. When its retrograde begins on Sunday, Saturn will be at 13 Aquarius 31. In the second decant, a sign’s character becomes clearer. Saturn’s retrograde will bring it back to 6 Aquarius 53, the point it first reached on February 14th. In 2021 most of the emphasis has shifted onto Saturn’s three squares with Uranus. When Saturn initially crossed this retrograde’s shadow point, its first square to Uranus was only three days away, on February 17th. Their next square is set for June 14th at 13:07 degrees.

Saturn often gets a bad rap. While Jupiter says yes and more, Saturn says no. The ringed planet symbolizes limitations. When in fire or water signs, its doses of reality have passionate and emotional expression that can be quite dramatic. In earth it can dole out harsh financial reality checks. In air, it challenges us to think and find meaning. Inquisitive, ingenious Aquarius possesses an exceptional talent for problem-solving. But we must stop and ask relevant questions before we can benefit from its brilliance. While the coming retrograde will end on October 10th, the Taskmaster will remain in Aquarius until March of 2023. Its final square with Uranus is due on December 24th, and on January 15th it will exit this retrograde’s shadow and probe further into the air sign’s stronger degrees. In other words, what we put off now will definitely be back, and in a more robust form. In the immediate cycle, the Gemini Sun will trine Saturn on June 3rd and conjoin Mercury on June 10th. Like Aquarius, Gemini is naturally curious. At home, Mercury’s insights can be transmitted instantly and with striking clarity. Unfortunately, Gemini and Mercury can also have the attention span of a gnat. Saturn is lending its renowned discipline and longevity to the Messenger’s ideas and discoveries. Their combination is a remarkable tool for processing the incoming disclosures. It all starts on Thursday, when the Sun enters Gemini.

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Forecast May 10-16, 2021: Watch The Water

The week’s “big” news is Jupiter’s ingress into Pisces on Thursday. Leading up to the kingly planet’s arrival, several planets, like a group of faithful courtiers, will gather harmoniously for a royal welcome. Highlights include a new Moon in Taurus, supported by a Mars Uranus sextile, a Mercury Saturn trine and a Sun Neptune sextile. Each year’s new Taurus Moon offers an opportunity to affirm abundance. On one level, the fixed earth sign is the domain of raw materials, resources and financial markets. On another level, the sign represents what we value, materially or otherwise. At a hefty 21 Taurus 18, this Moon embodies the sign’s strength and substance. Mars has a reputation for agitation and Uranus for disruption. Yet even these rascals will find themselves making a cooperative sextile under Tuesday’s new Moon. Mars is in Cancer and Uranus in Taurus, and this water earth combo will also resonate with the melodious tone set by the morning’s Moon Neptune sextile. On Wednesday collaboration will continue when Mercury, at home in Gemini, trines Saturn in Aquarius. This air-sign alliance gives form and stamina to bright ideas conceived under the new Moon. Next, the Sun’s sextile to Neptune overnight brings the emphasis back to earth and water and sets the stage for Jupiter’s grand entrance.

Titanic and voluminous, this transit will occur in three phases, with the first stage running from May 13th – July 28, 2021. Ancient astrologers considered Jupiter to be the ruler of Pisces. But once Neptune was discovered in 1846, it was assigned rulership of the mutable water sign. Jupiter and Neptune share an expansive quality, and in Pisces, their boundlessness is extended infinitely. Pisces is said to collect and integrate pieces of all twelve signs, a characteristic that gives the sign its remarkable empathy. Though Jupiter will only make its way to 2 degrees of the sign, before turning retrograde on June 20th, its splash will give us a sense of the nature of its merger with Neptune. Above the surface, a set of mutable sign eclipses are on the way, as are the retrogrades of Saturn and Mercury (in air signs) and significantly, the next Saturn Uranus square on June 14th. The first eclipse, at 5 Sagittarius 26, on May 26th will bear down on its ruler Jupiter, while the second, at 19 Gemini 47, on June 10th, will put the pressure on Neptune. On June 11th Mars will press into fiery Leo, where it will be until July 29th. This puts it on an unavoidable collision course with Jupiter, at an incendiary 29 degrees, one day after Jupiter emerges from Pisces. Moist hot air over the ocean breeds hurricanes. Whether 2021’s manifest literally or figuratively, the power of water, element of emotions, is about to assert itself. Fittingly, Pisces will be presiding over the incoming tides. Detached, flexible and forgiving, it invites us to align with its spiritual perspective. Mythic, imaginative and endlessly creative, it also invites us to embrace its artistry.

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Forecast May 3-9, 2021: Some Breathing Room

If the four-planet pileup in languid Taurus has left you feeling a little stuck, take heart. This week Mercury and Venus are on the move. But not so fast. Before leaving Taurus, both will have to settle some business with Jupiter. Time spent in Taurus has been particularly problematic for speedy Mercury, the fleet-footed planet of travel and communication. Of all of the planets, it is the least interested in being bogged down. But the Messenger has been grounded since April 19th. On Monday night it will enter Gemini, the sign governing technology, commerce and media. One of Mercury’s domiciles, Gemini is where the year’s next Mercury retrograde will occur, from May 29th to June 22nd. Mercury will cross the retrograde’s shadow point, 16 Gemini 08, on May 14th. Before that yellow light flashes, we can cruise into the fast lane and enjoy a little exhilaration. Curious Gemini is also quite the social networker, and Venus will follow Mercury into the mutable air sign on Friday. For amorous Venus, the visit to luxury loving Taurus hasn’t been so bad. After all, Taurus is one of Venus’s home signs, so the seductive planet enjoys spending time in its sensuous realm. That being said, a girl has to get out. In Gem, the planet of pleasure will stimulate desires to mix and mingle. For singles, this could mean sprucing up social media profiles, especially the ones on dating sites, and for everyone, invitations to social gatherings and opportunities to travel are likely to abound between May 8th and June 2nd. With a Mercury retrograde on the horizon, taking advantage of them, sooner rather than later, is advised.

Unusually, Jupiter is the source of two of the week’s biggest snares. On Monday, before changing signs, Mercury will have to slip past a Jupiter square, and on Saturday Venus, while still in financial Taurus, is set for a bout with the normally happy-go-lucky planet. Venus and Jupiter both deal with money. In lofty Aquarius, is Jupiter checking on or being checked on monetary excesses? Either way, fiscal friction is in the air. The week’s third significant square is between the Taurus Sun and restrictive Saturn. On Monday, this one presents another iteration of the conflict between consumption and limitations. The final signal that financial affairs are likely to figure prominently in the week’s events comes from Thursday’s Venus Pluto trine. These two conjoined way back on January 28th, under the full Leo Moon, thus initiating a cycle. Under that Moon, the world learned about Roaring Kitty’s Gamestop sensation, and the havoc it’s wreaking on markets. This time Venus and Pluto will meet under a supportive earth sign trine, opening the next chapter of the saga. Because a now retrograde Pluto is intent on cleaning out corruption in “the system”, this meeting is intriguing. With clever Mercury’s mental faculties restored in Gemini, perhaps we’ll be able to make sense of the unraveling mystery.

Forecast Aug 3-9, 2020: One Step Forward, One Step…

After the dust settles from Monday’s full Aquarius Moon, this week will see sign changes for Mercury and Venus. But before even lightening-fast Mercury can bust a move into fiery Leo on Tuesday, Mars will get into it with Jupiter. With Mars now firmly ensconced in its home sign of Aries, and in fact already into the shadow zone of its next retrograde, the conflicts with planets in fellow cardinal signs will continue into autumn. In effervescent Aries, Mars is raring to go. But the squares it will form with the Capricorn contingency, of Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn, will be checking Martian impulses at every turn. This week’s battle with Jupiter will be followed by squares to Pluto on the 13th and Saturn on the 24th. This is astrological shorthand for “No pain, no gain.” Hard work doesn’t need to be depressing. In fact, it can be full of inspiration.
Mercury’s ready for its run through courageous, confident Leo. In the regal sign, it will be closely allied with the Sun, and by the 16th the Sun and Mercury will trine enthusiastic Mars. These are some of the month’s most uplifting energies, and the time to begin harnessing this cosmic firepower is now. Mercury’s Leo visit is quick, from the 4th through the 19th. While we get a boost from the Sun, Mercury and Mars, Venus will slip into Cancer on Friday. Venus desires nothing more than harmony and pleasure. In Cancer, however, she will be on course for direct confrontations with Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn and a clash with Mars. The oncoming struggles suggest that we may be paying too high a price to keep an uneasy peace. Emotional and domestic issues that arose while the Sun and Mercury were in the Cancer will have another shot at resolution. Venus will be in Cancer from August 7th through September 6th, before joining the Leo party.  On the flip side, if your home already is your oasis, Venus will enhance the tranquility you’re experiencing there.

Forecast Jul 27-Aug 2, 2020: Whole Lotta Shaking

A collection of challenging aspects starts a week that leads us right up into a formidable, fixed sign full Moon. If you can sit this week out, great. If not, at least try to keep away from the contention. On Monday alone normally pleasant Venus will square Neptune and Mercury will square Mars, Venus will also form one of those out of sorts quincunxes with Jupiter, and Jupiter will form its next sextile to Neptune. All of that will take place with a Scorpio Moon lurking. While the largest aspect is the harmonious one, the Jupiter Neptune sextile, both planets are operating under the subdued power of their retrogrades. Most of the day’s confrontations involve the personal planets, Mercury, Venus and Mars, and all connections encompass at least one of the emotional water signs. Buttons are bound to be pushed. Scorpio, much like its ruling planet Pluto, hunts for the truth and is willing to dig it up from the deepest, darkest places. When exposing betrayal, lies or wrongdoing, this power is laudable. When used to win at all costs, its fight to the death tactics are extremely destructive. Scorpio is also one of astrology’s inflexible fixed signs, and before the day is over that Scorpio Moon will clash with the Sun in fixed Leo and Uranus in fixed Taurus. If left unresolved, struggles that arise out of those collisions will intensify on Sunday when the Leo Sun squares Uranus and on the following Monday, August 3rd, under the full (fixed) Aquarius Moon. If you’re a fixed sign (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio or Aquarius) or dealing with a fixed sign person, choose your words wisely or wait for better conditions. Midweek gives us a bit of a breather, and perhaps more favorable timing.
The Moon moves into cheerful Sagittarius on Wednesday, as Venus finally clears her recent retrograde’s shadow zone. Once the fog from Monday’s fight with Neptune clears, she’ll be ready to chart new territory in romance and finance. In sociable Gemini, she will also be in a friendlier mood. Tricky Mercury is being naughty and nice on Thursday, by opposing extravagant Jupiter while trining peaceful Neptune. Jupiter in Capricorn is guarding the purse strings, with Saturn and Pluto on its side of the arguments. But in the wake of Monday’s Jupiter Neptune collaboration, Mercury has a potent and compassionate lobbyist in Neptune. Getting creative may indeed be the best option for solving material or financial problems. Mercury, still in domestic Cancer, is scheduled for two more battles over the budget. The following one takes place on Saturday, with almighty Pluto, and the final one is with unyielding Saturn on August 3rd. Saturn and Pluto are in conservative Capricorn, and that Saturn skirmish will take place under the Aquarius full Moon, when the fixed signs will be at peak logjam. Full Moons represent maximum energy points. In the Moon’s waning stage, the two weeks after a full Moon, tensions subside and ease. It also takes a couple of weeks for the energy of outer planet aspects to degrade. Sunday’s Sun Uranus square will contribute to the fixed sign, full Moon strain and take a few weeks to work its way out of our systems. So again, if you can ride this one out or find a shady tree to meditate under, things will shake out.

Forecast Jul 20-26, 2020: The Call To Adventure

Each fire sign is a force of nature unto itself. Add two hyper-vitalizing planets to the mix, and bang! During the 2020 Leo Sun cycle, passions will run extra hot when Mars brings his audacious Aries kindling to Leo’s homecoming celebration. The red planet will of course continue his Aries transit until early 2021. But the September 9th start of his forthcoming retrograde will temper his firepower and considerably cool his proverbial jets. That makes the incoming Leo Sun cycle all the more critical of a time to strike while the iron is hot or to at least take in this cosmic boost of inspiration and drive. It all starts on Wednesday when the Sun returns to Leo. But before we get there, another reboot of sorts is on offer.


There’s a new Moon in Cancer midday on Monday, followed by the then still Cancer Sun’s opposition to strict Saturn. Though this is a potent Moon, clocking in at 28 degrees, Saturn’s presence suggests that our intentions remain realistic. Mercury, now picking up speed since stationing direct on July 12th, will continue making waves in Cancer until August 4th, and on August 7th Venus will venture into the cardinal water sign. While there, like the Sun before them, they will face oppositions from Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn. Thematically, we are continuing to work through any issues concerning home, family and security that have emerged since summer solstice. But languishing in the ebb and flow of moody Cancer is no longer an option. The upcoming oppositions will be forcing more decisions through early September, and Mars has begun adding pressure. On July 27th he forms his second square to Mercury, the bookend to their July 8th clash, and on September 4th he will create another choice point with Venus. The ongoing battle with Mercury has been bringing our attention to frustrations and feelings that have needed expression. The challenge has been to speak our minds, without biting someone else’s head off. Helpfully, the July 27th Mercury Mars meeting takes place in the wake of a superseding and ultra-cooperative Jupiter Neptune sextile.


Cancer isn’t the only front feisty Mars will be fighting on. At home in saucy, headstrong Aries, the warrior is also set to confront Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn, via the more contentious squares. Those take place on August 4th, 13th and 24th, with more combat scheduled in autumn. Unlike the oppositions which occur on a continuum, squares bring matters to a head and demand resolution. The coming conflicts are taking place amongst the instigating cardinal signs. Something new is finding, if not forcing, its way to the surface. Like clockwork, the Sun is arriving into warm, enthusiastic Leo. Under the regal spotlight we can decode the individual instructions of the unfolding celestial mandate to bravely forge into the unknown.


In Greek mythology, Apollo was the Sun god. His realms included prophecy, healing and music, and the nine Muses were among his progeny. Understandably, in modern astrology Leo describes the unique gifts and talents each of us possesses, as well as our creative capacity. Sun-ruled Leo is also associated with king-making. At some point on the mythic journey, the imperiled hero is required reach deep inside, for some intuited but not yet actualized piece of himself. He or she cannot proceed further without taking this test, and succeeding. Destiny is at work. The Sun’s homecoming is our annual reminder of purpose, of the particular treasures lying within each of us, and of our role in uncovering and sharing them with the world. In 2020, daring Mars has come to Apollo’s aid, and ours. Will we have the moxie to answer their call to adventure?

Forecast Jul 13-19, 2020: Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home is one of Cancer’s core concerns. Each year when the Sun rolls through this cardinal water sign family, home and the emotions we attach to them are emphasized. 2020, with its shelter-in-place orders, restaurant closures and work from home business initiatives, has placed even more focus on our dwelling places. This week, a potent Cancer Sun is set to run headlong into Jupiter and Pluto, and the planet that Cancer rules, the Moon, has an eventful journey of its own.

Back in January we experienced a Saturn Pluto conjunction in Capricorn, immediately followed by a full Cancer Moon and eclipse. That time coincided with the emergence of COVID-19 as a global health threat. Capricorn is interested in business, and six months on, the economic impact of the pandemic is becoming more and more apparent. This week a potent late degree Cancer Sun will oppose Jupiter on Tuesday and Pluto on Wednesday. By next Monday’s new Cancer Moon, that Cancer Sun will oppose Saturn at an even stronger degree. In short, we have a week full of reverberations from the Saturn Pluto conjunction of January ahead of us. In the macro-economy, cracks in the once booming U.S. real estate sector have begun to show. Nearly 9% of all federally backed mortgages are in forbearance, in several markets delinquency rates on mortgage payments have doubled year over year, and heavyweight analysts Corelogic are forecasting a 6.6% decline in housing prices for 2020. June is historically a good month for home sales. This is due to seasonal relocation, and in 2020, it was the first chance that many buyers and sellers had to participate in the market. So some metrics from June 2020 will look positive. But informative Mercury in Cancer and retrograding Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn are likely to reveal a harsher and more sobering reality. Also, in between this week’s solar oppositions to Jupiter and Pluto, the Moon will conjoin Uranus in Taurus. Taurus is the fixed earth sign that deals with resources, real estate and banking, and Uranus is the global influencing, outer planet that brings disruption to what it touches. Because Jupiter, Uranus and Pluto are in play, collectively we may be assessing the moral hazards of owners of multiple properties using legal entities to avoid taxation, poor treatment of tenants by corporations in the home rental business or hedge funds buying trailer parks. For most, however, homes are not simply about money. They represent something much deeper. When traversing these more intimate and emotional caverns, astrology offers the Moon.

After making that connection to chaotic Uranus on Tuesday, the Moon will move on to logical, rational Gemini late Wednesday night. By late Thursday evening it will conjoin Venus, the planet that describes who we love and what we value. This meeting may be a good reminder of what is important to us, and it offers mental clarity for decision-making. On Saturday morning the Moon will enter Cancer and its dark phase. Dark Moons represent purging, release and endings. In sentimental Cancer, our heart strings will no doubt be pulled by this Moon. If all of these months at home have led you to evaluate your material possessions or to consider other housing options, this weekend’s dark Moon will help you determine what you’re ready to let go of or what you want to transform. This of course includes stagnant stories and emotions. We’ll begin the following week with that new Cancer Moon, at a hefty 28 degrees, and opposed to pragmatic Saturn. So a little dark Cancer Moon sweeping, and perhaps weeping, may clear the way for improvements.

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