Today’s Cancer Moon acts something like a master deal maker today. Instinct, intellect, and intuition somehow seem to effectively merge and we find a myriad of opportunities to make progress. Of course, with Mercury nearly stationary and preparing to turn retrograde next Tuesday, we should expect that there will be some need for review of today’s progress. Nonetheless, today offers some lucky breaks, rewards, and unanticipated benefits. Only time will tell how well today’s advances serve us in the future but they are likely to feel quite good today.
Luckily, a helpful aspect between the Cancer moon and Neptune adds a dreamy and healing vibe to the morning, allowing you to fantasize about your path moving forward. Just don’t get caught up in the details of how it might change you. With Mars expressing the moon through a gentle aspect, you might have an easy time digesting all of the work you need to do in order to reach your goals.
However, all this watery energy can make us feel lost in a haze. Try not to get overwhelmed by the big picture. Just remember to take things step by step.
Your self-care and responsibilities might be at odds right now as well. It’s important that you be extra kind and patient with yourself and those around you today. Stepping into your deep emotions might be easy to do at the moment. It’s okay to feel your feels and focus on healing yourself. In fact, it’s important to do so on a regular basis as a form of self-care.
As the day comes to a close, the moon can allow us to find inspiration and hope as long as we remember to keep one foot on the ground and not get lost in the deep cosmic sea of emotion and ambiguity.
Today is the 126th day of 2022
46 days until the Summer Solstice
4 days until Mercury Retrograde
239 days until 2023
Sun is in Taurus
Moon is in Cancer
Mercury is in Gemini
Venus is in Aries
Mars is in Pisces
Jupiter is in Pisces
Saturn is in Aquarius
Uranus is in Taurus
Neptune is in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is in Aries
Don’t talk yourself into diving deep into something just because you see the potential of things instead of what they really are now. The necessary work and patience involved may not be the best use of your energy.
Have you seen the potential in someone and think that if you love and support them, they will become the person who knows you love them beyond all others? Have you stepped into an opportunity that you know feels too good to be true and might not turn out the way you hope?
Now is not a time for selective, limited perception that can lead to misjudgment. Instead, this is a time for going deep and being honest about what you find as you explore the depths. Have no fear, for whatever you find below will help you love and understand yourself and others, and make better choices.
Can you sense Swan Spirit calling you to dive deep and resurface to choose again?
2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
5/8/2022 FIRST QUARTER MOON IN LEO: You feel safe in moments when you can impress others and get praise and admiration. Yet, when you get into the spotlight, you may find yourself at a loss. Maybe you should admit your fear of criticism and your inability to accept criticism. It is very important to accept feedback and use it for improvement.
5/16/2022 FULL MOON LUNAR ECLIPSE IN SAGITTARIUS: The greatest need is to always search for something. In order to feel safe you might find that you need to have a goal, mission or philosophy that gives your life meaning. With Moon in Sagittarius you have an optimistic approach to life and you believe that things will get better even if you get into trouble.
5/22/2022 LAST QUARTER MOON IN AQUARIUS: Your relationship with your emotions might be more complicated, because Moon in Aquarius has a strong need for emotional freedom. However, when you are in a group of people, it is easier for you to understand your feelings and free yourself from negative emotions such as fear, anger and jealousy.
5/30/2022 NEW MOON IN GEMINI: Moon in Gemini manifests itself by the need for changes and spontaneity. Safety lies in thinking about your feelings and sharing them with others. You can be more talkative and speak with ease these days. You might have a better ability to keep a cool head, but beware, cold heart can discourage others. Harmony of thinking and feeling is important.
6/7/2022 FIRST QUARTER MOON IN VIRGO: Your feeling of safety is now related to order and clarity, even in emotions. You may have the need to organise everything chaotic and disorganized. Try being more tolerant and accept imperfections of life. It is better to trust life and let it run its own way, not everything must be according to our expectations.
6/14/2022 FULL MOON IN SAGITTARIUS: The greatest need is to always search for something. In order to feel safe you might find that you need to have a goal, mission or philosophy that gives your life meaning. With Moon in Sagittarius you have an optimistic approach to life and you believe that things will get better even if you get into trouble.
6/21/2022 LAST QUARTER MOON IN ARIES: The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster then is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
6/29/2022 NEW MOON IN CANCER: Your feeling of safety is now related to your home, family and related activities such as cooking and gardening. You may be prone to emotional fluctuations; you should learn to forgive and forget in order to avoid depression from thinking too much about things. Your perception of the world can be very subjective; try to create a certain distance without being bitter. Due to your rich emotional manifestation you can create a real sense of belonging in the world.
MAY 2022 CALENDAR
May 07 — Sun in Taurus sextile Mars in Pisces
A day of adventure and exploring. Ideal for traveling, but not ideal for running errands.
May 10 — Mercury goes retrograde in Gemini
As Mercury goes retrograde in its ruling planet, our carefully laid plans quickly go off the rails for the rest of the month. Since we will be battling with miscommunication and brain fog, it’s not a good time for making any big moves until June.
May 10 — Jupiter enters Aries
During this transit, we’re all encouraged to embrace our personal power and realize how much control we have over our destinies. It’s time to make our own luck when the planet of optimism and success is in ultra-confident Aries. Take risks with innovative ideas—they just may be crazy enough to work.
May 15 — Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio
A powerful eclipse that can leave us emotionally drained and disconnected. Use this full moon to let go of the past and move forward; especially when changes happen suddenly.
May 15 — Ceres enters Cancer
This mothering asteroid brings waves of comfort and homebody vibes. It’s a time for sticking close to family and loved ones.
May 15 — Sun in Taurus square Saturn in Aquarius
A stubborn combination that can make people very difficult to work with. Try finding escape in reading, watching movies, or visiting museums.
May 15 — Sun in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces
An idealistic aspect that brings out the humanitarian in all of us. Helping out a worthy cause can boost self-esteem.
May 17 — Mars in Pisces conjunct Neptune in Pisces
A day to shoot for the stars as we reach for our loftier goals with passion and drive. Follow artistic dreams and see where they go.
May 19 — Sun in Taurus trine Pluto in Capricorn
A good day to focus on financial matters by balancing budgets and looking into ways to make more money.
May 19 — Mercury in Gemini sextile Jupiter in Aries
Despite Mercury being in retrograde, it’s a great day to think about the future and visualize the perfect outcome as it will be easier to make decisions and concentrate today.
May 20 — Sun enters Gemini
For the next four weeks, the focus shifts from work to play under the witty and versatile Gemini energy. It’s a good time to visit friends, chatting with everyone we met, and learn new things.
May 21 — Sun in Gemini conjunct Mercury in Gemini
A social day to catch up with our friends without any of the retrograde awkwardness.
May 22 — Mercury retrograde enters Taurus
Mercury enters Taurus for the second time this year, making the retrograde feel even slower. A difficult time for making decisions and feeling inflexible in every situation. This transit can be very frustrating as we may feel “stuck” for the next couple of weeks.
May 22 — Mars in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn
This goal-oriented aspect gives the strength and stamina needed to make even the most unrealistic task achievable.
May 23 — Sun in Gemini sextile Jupiter in Aries
A luck day with this optimistic energy. An ideal time to start projects, reach goals, and even have opportunities to travel. Everything just tends to work out today!
May 23 — Mercury in Taurus sextile Mars in Pisces
A good day to get things down with honest communication and the support of others.
May 24 — Mars enters Aries
In one of its ruling signs, Mars is right at home in fiery Aries, giving a major boost of power and courage. For the next six weeks, energy is spontaneous, action-oriented, and ready to fight. We play to win at all costs right now.
May 24 — Vesta enters Pisces
An altruistic but disorganized time where it’s important to feed the soul by helping others.
May 25 — Mercury in Taurus trine Pluto in Capricorn
A day of research as we search for the truth, though the answers may not be satisfying.
May 26 — Venus in Aries square Pluto in Capricorn
Emotions run hot and are difficult to control during this temperamental aspect. It’s easy to let people get under our skin or manipulate us.
May 28 — Venus enters Taurus
In one of its ruling signs, the planet of love is happy in sensual and steady Taurus. For the next four weeks, romantic and financial matters become patient, affectionate, and a little possessive as Venus in Taurus isn’t afraid to get physical.
May 29 — Mars in Aries conjunct Jupiter in Aries
This intense aspect unleashes our inner warrior as we boldly charge towards our goals head-on. Go for glory but pick your battles carefully. Tempers need to be kept in check as no one likes a sore winner.
May 30 — New moon in Gemini
With the lonely new moon in sociable Gemini, this is an ideal night to hang out with friends, family, and even your neighbors to have a good chat and catch up on the latest gossip.