It’s the 17th week of the year and the card of the week is the Knight of Swords . The Gemini ruled knight is an opinionated, fellow who acts before thinking and can be rather aggressive when challenged. The number of the week, 8, will add to the feeling of wanting to rush forward but remember, Mercury is still in retrograde so hold off on acting on anything if you can until Mercury goes direct next Sunday. Mantra: look before you leap!
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Sunday 5/15/16 Knight of Pentacles
Moon in Virgo
The Knight of Pentacles brings messages regarding money and finances. He enjoys all the pleasures of the material world and invites you to do the same. However, the Knight has a tendency to over indulge so be careful or your money may spend itself before you know it. Moon conjunct Jupiter at 1:02 AM PST brings generosity and optimism. Moon square Saturn at 3:21 AM PST could leave you feeling lonely and depressed. If you are asleep during these transits, these feelings may make themselves known in your dreams. Moon trine Mercury at 6:31 AM PST will start the day flowing with good communications. Moon trine Pluto at 9:00 AM PST will 9:00 AM PST will bring intense sensitivities. If you are bound by obsession, it’s time to find a constructive release for your passion. Moon trine Venus at 1:21 PM PST will bring happiness, harmony and flow to your afternoon. The Moon is in Virgo all day so attention to detail is key, especially in money matters. The number of the day is 2, a money of balance.
Mantra: I commit to saving money.
Monday 5/16/16 Page of Wands
Moon in Cancer
Moon Void of Course 2:20 AM PST
Moon Enters Libra 10:33 AM PST
The Page of Wands is a go getter. Nothing can stop the Page once he or she has set out on a mission. However, the Page can also be blinded by his or her enthusiasm without thinking things through. Moon trine Sun at 2:20 AM PST will bring happiness, harmony and flow to your early morning hours. If you are asleep during this transit, you may have very pleasant dreams. Moon sextile Mars at 5:54 PM PST could give you the courage and strength you need to forge forward with any plans or projects in the works. The Moon is void of course between 2:20 AM PST and 10:33 AM PST when it enters Libra. When the Moon is in Libra, you may feel compelled to seek balance. The number of the day is 3, a number of things coming together.
Mantra: Nothing can stop me.
Tuesday 5/17/16 8 of Wands
Moon in Libra
The 8 of Wands is a card that appears when sudden changes are afoot. An exciting opportunity may present itself and this card strongly recommends you take it. However, due to Mercury Retrograde, if you do act, make sure it’s only offers that can be started and completed before Mercury goes direct. Moon sextile Saturn at 3:34 PM PST can help you reign in that burst of fiery energy the Page brings. Moon square Pluto at 9:37 PM PST could find you feeling compulsive. As you struggle to control your own emotions, you may have control issues with others in your life such as your boss, a family member or your partners. Know that these matters stem from a drive for self-discovery so be tactful in how you handle situations that arise. The Moon is still in the harmonious sign of Libra, will help you find the balance you need to make the most out of your personal discoveries without going overboard.
Mantra: I choose to contain my fire instead of fanning the flames
Wednesday 5/18/16 Judgement
Moon in Libra
Moon Void of Course 8:23 AM PST
Moon Enters Scorpio 11:30 PM PST
Judgement is a card a wakeup call. You may find yourself having to make an important decision but unless it’s a short term decision, try to hold off until after Mercury Retrograde ends next Sunday. Moon opposition Uranus at 8:23 AM PST will bring impulsive excitement to your morning. However, that excitement may cause volatile interactions with others. This transit has a tendency to bring unexpected surprises due to rebellious behavior that puts people on edge. The Moon is void of course between 8:23 AM PST and 11:30 PM PST so if possible, delay taking action unless you absolutely have to and let things just flow to you. The number of the day is 5, a number of overcoming hardships.
Mantra: I am awake.
Thursday 5/19/26 9 of Cups
Moon in Scorpio
The 9 of Cups is the luckiest card in the Tarot deck. When it appears, wishes come true. Moon trine Neptune at 11:32 PM PST will bring psychic intuition and empathy to your late night. The Moon is in the volatile sign of Scorpio today so make sure your passions don’t turn to aggression. The number of the day is 6, a number of victory.
Mantra: My dreams have the power to become reality.
Friday 5/20/16 Hierophant
First Quarter 10:02 AM PST
Moon in Scorpio
The Hierophant is a card of tradition. There’s a line between losing yourself in conformity and finding unity within a group. The Hierophant invites you to join the group while maintaining your own identity. Moon sextile Jupiter at 2:39 AM PST will bring happiness, harmony and generosity to your early morning. If you are asleep during this transit, this energy may appear in your dreams. Moon conjunct Mercury at 4:48 AM PST could bring a conflict between your head and your heart as you struggle to think logically. The Sun enters the playful and chatty sign of Gemini at 7:37 AM PST where he will stay until 6/20/16. It’s a great time to get out and enjoy the last weeks of Spring before the Summer Solstice. Moon sextile Pluto at 10:18 AM PST will bring deep feelings and meaningful connections as mysteries are revealed. The Moon is still in Scorpio bringing the potential to connect on deep, emotional levels. The number of the day is 7, a number of strength and endurance.
Mantra: Through connecting with others, I find the unity I seek.
Saturday 5/21/16 Temperance (Reversed)
Moon Void of Course 4:40 AM PST
Moon Enters Sagittarius 11:48 AM PST
Full Moon in Sagittarius 2:14 PM PST
Temperance Reversed is a card that reminds us that when we do not exercise moderation, things are thrown off balance. Moon opposite Venus at 4:40 AM PST brings jealousy to those who are desperate for attention. There may be tension in relationships but try to be open to new possibilities. Moon opposition Sun at 2:14 PM PST will bring to light victories and trials you faced as you worked towards manifesting your goals from New Moon. Moon conjunct Mars at 3:43 PM PST could bring irritable, pugnacious feelings but with discipline, these feelings could be turned into rigorous energy and bravery. If you are feeling restless, do something physical like biking, hiking or even taking a walk around the block. You’ll find that negativity converting into energy that will help you accomplish tasks at hand. The Moon enters Sagittarius at 11:48 AM PST, bringing a craving for physical activity and adventure. The number of the day is 8, a number of karma moving us forward.
Mantra: Exercise and activity brings everything back into equilibrium.
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