Major healing and release come our way this morning as the Scorpio moon forms helpful connections to both Neptune and Pluto. Use this energy for quiet reflection and perhaps a short meditation. Connecting with your spiritual side is important right now because it will open the gateway for releasing trauma or grief while evolving your heart and soul.

A harsh aspect between the moon and the sun could bring up feelings of unworthiness, guilt, or self-doubt, so just be mindful that you’re gentle and patient with yourself today. Try to take it easy right now, and don’t let this tense energy take away your shine or sense of self.

Later today, the moon shares a harsh aspect to expansive Jupiter, which could make you feel a bit overwhelmed. If you find that your mind is racing, look for ways to ground yourself. Finding a creative outlet can help you make the most of these vibes, so don’t be afraid to put down your work and pick up a hobby for a few hours.

The moon and Venus share a sweet connection this evening, allowing us to lean into a love of self while connecting with others. If you’re overdue for some self-care or romance, now would be the time to pamper yourself.

Tonight, the moon moves into Sagittarius and brings a lighthearted vibe to the table for the next couple of days.

Boundaries are difficult to navigate today. Mars in Virgo forms a YOD, quincunxing both Saturn and Chiron, providing heightened intellectual capacity. However our intellect can only take us so far and we may quickly find that being intellectually right is completely beside the point. We struggle with knowing more than we can do very much about — at least from our vantage point today. Venus is riding the Virgo/Libra cusp today and arrives in Libra at 9:36 PM PDT. The cusp influence increases our intellectual activity but seeks perfection and absolute truth — which can be an excruciating search. As well, there is another YOD, formed by the Sun’s quincunxes to both Neptune and Pluto, encouraging us to set intellect aside and focus on our emotional vulnerabilities. Today’s challenges come into view when we try to apply our individual perspectives and understanding to the experiences of others. As individuals, we can’t see around this blind corner any better than anyone else — no matter how smart we think we are.


Today is the 227th day of 2021
38 days until the Autumn Equinox
44 days until Mercury Retrograde
139 days until 2022

Sun is in Leo
Moon is in Scorpio
Mercury is in Virgo
Venus is in Virgo
Mars is in Virgo
Jupiter is Rx in Aquarius
Saturn is Rx in Aquarius
Uranus is in Taurus
Neptune is Rx in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is Rx in Aries

  • The FULL MOON occurs on August 22nd in the sign of Aquarius, known as the Sturgeon Moon.
  • Jupiter is retrograde from June 20th and goes Direct on October 18th in the signs of Aquarius/Capricorn.
  • Venus is retrograde from December 19th and goes Direct on January 29th (2022) in the signs of Capricorn/Sagittarius.
  • Neptune is retrograde from June 25th until December 1, 2021, in Pisces.
  • Mercury is retrograde from September 27 until October 18 in Libra.


Deer Spirit is bringing you a gentle warning that now is not the time to engage in an argument, no matter how volatile others are being. Do not match their intensity with your own. If you are dealing with an overly assertive person, step back and disengage, lest you agree to something out of alignment with your intentions.

Don’t let anyone bully you into anything you’re uncomfortable with. You have solid footing if you stand your ground with grace; those who disagree will begin to find their own gentleness and willingness to compromise.

Deer Spirit also brings the message that it might be easy to offend someone today, or take offense because someone lacks diplomacy. Let all of that pass. You are not meant to take this world personally. While it’s a beautiful gift to be sensitive, today you need a tougher hide so that any compromises you make allow you to maintain your integrity.

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