A trine between the moon and Neptune could make waking up difficult today, so try not to hit the snooze button too many times! The energy will be light and lofty, giving us the opportunity to enjoy a stress-free morning (as long as we don’t sleep in too late). The Moon is void-of-course this morning from 4:23 AM PDT until 9:38 AM PDT. Once the Moon arrives in Sagittarius, we can begin to recognize significant changes that have occurred since the beginning of the week in a way that offers tangible support to respond effectively. Insecurity may give way to indecision if we haven’t already developed an overall vision for a future that we want to manifest. We may struggle to define the correct boundaries between what we want and what others are attempting to achieve. The processes that have begun in the past few weeks, as Jupiter, Chiron, and soon Uranus, have turned retrograde, will not complete quickly.
A pleasant aspect between the moon and Pluto gives us a boost of energy, so be sure to spread some joy around as you move through the day. If you’re especially empathic, people might come to you for healing through conversation. Make sure to set boundaries for yourself, and cut the talk short if you begin to feel tired or drained.
Pluto blows a kiss to the moon and Neptune today as well, making it a great day to release frustrations that are no longer serving you. By leaning into transformation and emotional growth, we can evolve both personally and psychically.
It’s also a great time to daydream about your future. Think big today about your long-term goals. The moon is helping you find structure in your dreams and goals, so jot down a list of things you’d like to do and how you’ll accomplish them.
Today is the 218th day of 2022
47 days until the Autumn Equinox
37 days until Mercury Retrograde
147 days until 2023
Sun is in Leo
Moon is in Sagittarius
Mercury is in Virgo
Venus is in Cancer
Mars is in Taurus
Jupiter is Rx Aries/Pisces
Saturn is Rx in Aquarius
Uranus is in Taurus
Neptune is Rx in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is Rx in Aries
32 | Hawk Spirit | Let your spirit be your guide.
Flying high above the landscape, the hawk sees both the big picture and the small details, observes the rain and the pond as well as the cloud, and doesn’t miss anything.
When Hawk Spirit arrives, you are called to pay close attention to messages from Spirit that can appear anywhere in any form. Listen to your intuition and keep your eyes open for synchronicities—the meaningful coincidences.
Hawk Spirit asks you not to dismiss the signs that Spirit is sending to guide you. Lately, have you been hearing the same word or song, or coming across the same symbol here, there, and in the strangest places? Perhaps you hear a song on the radio with just the right lyric pertaining to your query, or you begin to notice uncanny billboards, license plates, or other places where repetitive numbers or words show up for you to notice.
Pay attention to the animals that appear for you, and connect with their symbolism. Spirit wants to communicate and reaches out again and again. When Hawk Spirit appears, it is a sign to listen.
2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
AUGUST 12: FULL MOON IN AQUARIUS (STURGEON MOON): 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.
AUGUST 19: LAST QUARTER MOON IN TAURUS: Your safety depends on the need for stability, which is not easy to satisfy now. You have to learn to accept change as part of your life. The basic problem is finding your own self-respect in order to ensure that you do not mistakenly seek it in material things. When you accept yourself for who you are, it will become easier for you to find peace and tranquility in the outside world.
AUGUST 27: NEW 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.
AUGUST 2022 ASTROLOGICAL CALENDAR
AUG 07 — VENUS IN CANCER TRINE NEPTUNE IN PISCES
An easy day to get lost in a daydream as energies will be perfect for artistic pursuits during this peaceful aspect.
AUG 07 — MARS IN TAURUS SQUARE SATURN IN AQUARIUS
A frustrating aspect that makes it feel like the world is working against us. It’s difficult to get anything done today.
AUG 08 — VENUS IN CANCER OPPOSITION PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
Gossip and rumors said behind our back can lead to sabotage in major areas of our lives under this paranoid aspect.
AUG 11 — FULL MOON IN AQUARIUS
This freedom-seeking lunation brings an ideal time to leave toxic friend groups behind and go your own way, so you develop healthier relationships elsewhere.
AUG 11 — VENUS ENTERS LEO
Relationships burn brightly when the planet of love is in proud Leo. The next few weeks will be filled with grand, romantic gestures as it’s easy to express how in love we are—at least for the moment.
AUG 11 — SUN IN LEO SQUARE URANUS IN TAURUS
Unexpected changes knock us off our feet and point us in a different direction. It’s a day to tread carefully and move slowly.
AUG 11 — MARS IN TAURUS SEXTILE NEPTUNE IN PISCES
This sensual aspect is great for romantic relationships and may even help us find our soulmate as the spiritual world meets the physical one.
AUG 14 — MARS IN TAURUS TRINE PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
During this confident aspect, we’re able to tap into our inner power to live boldly and push self-imposed boundaries.
AUG 14 — SUN IN LEO OPPOSITION SATURN IN AQUARIUS
A day of deep insecurity as this aspect creates plenty of obstacles to overcome. Try not to take life so seriously today; it’s nothing personal.
AUG 18 — VENUS IN LEO TRINE JUPITER IN ARIES
This romantic aspect brings a “love-at-first-sight” vibe that makes it ideal for first dates and love affairs in general.
AUG 20 — MARS ENTERS GEMINI
Buckle up because Mars will be in flighty Gemini for the rest of the year. In this mutable air sign, our energies become less focused but more flexible as we bounce from passion to passion on our quest for knowledge.
AUG 21 — MERCURY IN VIRGO OPPOSITION NEPTUNE IN PISCES
A draining day that can sap our collective energy and make us all very tired. Save important decisions for later and go back to bed.
AUG 21 — VESTA RETROGRADE ENTERS AQUARIUS
Vesta re-enters Aquarius, bringing the inequality of the world to our collective attention as we struggle between personal freedom and what’s best for the group.
AUG 22 — SUN ENTERS VIRGO
After spending the last month being the center of attention, we become a little more modest as the summer comes to an end. For the next four weeks, the energy will be sensible, organized, and a little cynical as we pour over every detail.
AUG 22 — MERCURY IN VIRGO TRINE PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
An ideal day for brainstorming as the mind will be full of fresh ideas and unique solutions.
AUG 24 — URANUS GOES RETROGRADE IN TAURUS
During this five-month retrograde, we’re given plenty of opportunities to face our fears and get rid of what’s not working.
AUG 25 — MERCURY ENTERS LIBRA
Communication becomes charming and friendly as our inner diplomatic comes to the surface. While it’s not a great time to make important decisions, it does give us a chance to brush up on our negotiation skills.
AUG 26 — VENUS IN LEO SQUARE URANUS IN TAURUS
Patience is required during this frustrating aspect that brings sudden and unexpected changes and delays.
AUG 26 — SUN IN VIRGO SQUARE MARS IN GEMINI
A restless day that could bring conflict, miscommunication, and nervous energy.
AUG 27 — NEW MOON IN VIRGO
The devil is in the details during this lunation as we look at how we can improve our lives without becoming obsessive.
AUG 28 — VENUS IN LEO OPPOSITION SATURN IN AQUARIUS
A frustrating aspect that could make us feel unrecognized and unappreciated by others. It could create conflict and make it difficult to express feelings.
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