Tarot Forecast: Into the Darkness With Light 8/14/17-8/20/17

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It’s the 33rd week of the year. Funny because Jesus was 33 when he died. The card of the week is the Knight of Swords Reversed. The Knight of Swords rushes into things without thinking where as the knight of Swords reversed doesn’t have a choice. You’re along for the ride whether you want to be or not. We are all. If you don’t feel an immense change coming, then you must be living under a rock. Even those who can’t feel the vibrations of the planets like we do feel it. Something is coming.
Mantra: You ain’t seen nothing yet…

All times in the Forecast are set to Pacific Standard Time.  For time conversions, go here.

 

Monday 8/14/17 10 of Swords (reversed)
Numerology: 5
Last Quarter in Taurus 6:15 PM PST
If you’ve felt like a voodoo doll, pinned down by karma, those pins are about to be removed. We’re in the last quarter heading into the eclipse. This is pretty symbolic, actually. The last quarter during a lunar cycle is when we look back and see how far we’ve come. But for this particular eclipse, we’re looking back over an entire cycle. The reminder here is that the devil is in the details. It’s a reminder to plan better for the next cycle. Whatever your intention is, let it be a good one for the next lunar cycle that brings the next big turn of the wheel. Moon sextile Neptune at 2:55 AM PST is a dreamy, empathetic transit that will find you spending time looking forward to spending time with people you care about. Moon square Mars at 7:30 AM PST is a pugnacious transit that brings trouble with it. Keep your cool. Moon sextile Venus at 7:49 AM PST pours sugar on the mischief and puts out fires. Moon trine Pluto at 9:33 AM PST stimulates creativity and sensitivity. Powerful feelings could lead to obsession. Moon square Sun at 6:15 PM PST brings the last push of challenges before you get a much needed respite. The number of the day is 5, a number that reminds us no matter how intense things get, keep pushing forward.
Mantra: The sword left in your back is the gift you’ve been given to fight for the future you have been given the opportunity to create.

Tuesday 8/15/17 2 of Swords
Numerology: 6
Moon Enters Gemini 7:06 AM PST
The 2 of Swords is a card of being blinded by choice. If things feel at a standstill, it’s only the calm before the storm. We’re right in the middle of Mercury Retrograde intensified so sometimes it’s better to look away than get fixated on things that we can’t do anything about. Moon opposition Pluto at 4:13 AM PST is a transit of intense love experience. You may feel an incredible attraction to someone who is no damn good for you. If someone seems too good to be true, chances are that they are. The Moon is void of course in Taurus, the sign of Venus, the goddess of love, early in the day and then enters the dualistic sign of Twin Flames, Gemini, at 7:06 AM PST. The number of the day is 6, the number that rules the lover card. With the Sun and Moon coming together to unite in the sky over the US for the first time in 700+ years, souls are set to meet that have been waiting centuries. But only those ready to see their own reflection will recognize it.
Mantra: We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.

Wednesday 8/26/17 5 of Pentacles
Numerology: 7
Moon in Gemini
The 5 of Cups is a card of desperation and loss. If you feel that an opportunity was missed, know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The loss will all be worth it if you just hold out a little longer. Moon square Mercury at 1:49 AM PST will bring disruptions in communication. This will be amplified even more by Mercury Retrograde. Moon square Neptune is a dreamy, mystical transit. If you’re feeling deprived, a little miracle may bring you the hope you need right when you need it. Moon sextile Masr at 12:29 PM PST is a transit of leadership and bravery. If you missed the chance to prove yourself before, now is the opportunity to seize the day. But you must be able to shake any negative feelings lingering around you in order to see the chance you’re being given. Moon trine Jupiter at 3:35 PM PST is a positive, uplifting transit so chances are if you go into any challenging situation with the right mindset today, you’ll come out on top. Moon opposition Saturn at 6:40 PM PST is a transit that may put you at odds with your feelings. But the night will end as peaceful as snow falling on a winter night with Venus square Jupiter at 11:40 PM PST. Wherever you are, you will feel comfortable, satisfied and safe if you choose to come in out of the cold. The Moon is in the dualistic sign of Gemini so the energy may swing like a pendulum, back and forth. The number of the day is 7, number of movement.
Mantra: The light and the dark exist because of each other.

Thursday 8/17/17 Universe
Numerology: 8
Moon Void of Course in Gemini 6:38 AM PST
The Universe is a card that was added to the Evolutionary Tarot by Richard Hartnett. The Universe represents that endless potential awaits those that dare to see beyond the past, present and future and into the Cosmic Unknown. Moon sextile Sun at 12:13 AM PST is a transit of happiness, harmony and flow. Moon sextile Uranus at 6:38 AM PST is a restless transit seeking new things. If you’re feeling like something is missing, you may catch of glimpse of it but the reality is that you will never understand. It’s OK to be left wanting more. The Moon is void of course in Gemini early in the day so don’t be so black and white in your thinking. The Moon enters the emotional sign of Cancer at 9:13 AM PST. Follow your heart and you will never go wrong. The number of the day is 8, a number of karma.
Mantra: Sometimes we learn the most not from what is said, but what is left unsaid.

Friday 8/18/17 The Fool
Numerology: 9
Moon in Cancer
The Fool is a card of fresh, new beginnings. It’s interesting that if follows the Universe, which is yesterday’s card and also the card that embodies the cyclical nature of the Tarot. It’s also interesting that Mercury Retrograde intensified period ended yesterday so we’ve set into the oddness of Mercury Retrograde. If an eclipse wasn’t coming, things would calm down a bit but the Fool doesn’t have any down time before he starts his next journey. Today, set out knowing that although all days are different, there is something special about today. Moon sextile Mercury at 2:19 AM PST is a transit that brings buzzing conversation to the air. Moon trine Neptune at 7:17 AM PST leaves you dreaming as you embark on this adventure, like so many of us going to see the eclipse. We fantasize but remember to see things realistically. Moon opposition Pluto at 1:45 PM PST brings intense encounters that could be revolutionary. Embrace the excitement. Moon square Jupiter at 5:52 PM PST is an egotistical transit that may make you feel on top of the world but your crown is made of paper. Moon conjunct Venus at 9:05 PM PST is a romantic, fun transit. It’s a great night for socializing and making connections. The Moon is in the loving sign of Cancer so there will be lots of warmth and affection in the air. The number of the day is 9, a number of near completion.
Mantra: Follow your bliss, enjoy the journey.

Saturday 8/19/17 5 of Wands
Numerology: 1(0)
Moon in Cancer
Moon Void of Course in Cancer 8:17 AM PST
Moon Enters Leo 10:55 AM PST
The 5 of Wands is a card of meaningless conflict. The only major transit of the day, Moon square Uranus, backs this up at 8:17 AM PST. This transit brings restlessness and revolution. This is the violent, aggressive, fire starter kind of revolution. It’s the kind that breaks things apart and completely levels. If conflict breaks out today, have the strength to walk away. The day starts out in the sensitive sign of Gemini. Feelings could become unstable when the Moon goes void of course at 8:17 AM PST in Cancer. The Moon then enters the shiny, powerful sign of Leo. Don’t roar too loud, you may hurt the wrong ears. The number of the day is 1(0) a number of new beginnings.
Mantra: Aggression is not the answer.

Sunday 7/22/17 Ace of Pentacles Reversed
Numerology: 2(0)
Moon in Leo
The Ace of Pentacles upright means new beginnings in abundance but a reversed Ace of Pentacles could foretell financial loss or a delay to finally getting what is yours. If you feel that what you strive for is just out of reach, now is the time to figure out what habits contribute to it. Mars sextile Jupiter at 9:42 Am PST is a transit for engagement and business ventures. This transit favors teamwork. Moon sextile Jupiter at 8:32 PM PST is a transit of happiness and generosity. Moon conjunct Mars at 8:55 PM PST will allow you to accept any hard pills you have to swallow. Sun trine Uranus at 11:23 PM PST is an expansive transit that brings new discovers and positive changes. You’ll be soaking all of this up in the double Leo energy of the Leo Moon and the Leo Sun as they prepare to unite tomorrow. The number of the day is 2, a number of partnership.
Mantra: Together we can do so much

Magdalena Tarot does not claim the rights to any of the Tarot card images used here.  All images are from the Evolutionary Tarot by Richard Hartnett, H.W., M.  

 

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