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It’s the first week of the year and the card of the week is The World. We stand at the threshold of endings becoming beginnings. We are saying goodbye to the old solar year and welcoming in the freshness of a new year. Whatever happened last year doesn’t matter any more. It’s time to move into the future with a fresh outlook. With Saturn home in Capricorn, this is the year to make things count. It’s time to make things happen.
Mantra: The future is now.
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Monday 01/01/18 8 of Wands
Moon Enters Cancer 12:10 AM PST
Super Moon 6:24 PM PST
The 8 of Wands is a card of swift action. The year turns today and leaves the old behind. A fresh start is given literally overnight. And with this fresh start comes surprise. Moon conjunct Saturn at 2:26 AM PST is a transit that could bring loneliness and isolation. Even if you’re at a New Year’s party you could feel alone in the crowd. Remember, we’re all starting the new year off together and there’s no reason to feel alone. If you are asleep during this transit, you may feel this in your dreams. Moon opposition Venus at 3:28 PM PST is a transit that may leave you feeling desperate for attention. There is a difference between affection and obsession. Moon opposition Sun at 6:24 PM PST brings the cumulation of your final goals left over from 2017. What did you leave behind you and what came with you into this new year? This will be intensified by the Super Moon in Cancer and will most likely involve love and relationships. Moon trine Neptune at 6:53 PM PST is a transit of psychic intuition. Go with your instincts. Moon trine Mars at 11:41 PM PST may find you catching second wind late so go to bed early if you need to rest up. The Moon is in the sensitive sign of Cancer for most of they day so whatever you feel will be amplified. The number of the day is 4 assuring us that this year is off to a steady start.
Mantra: Get ready, here we go!
Tuesday 01/02/18 Hierophant
Moon in Cancer
Uranus Stations Direct 6:11 AM PST
Moon Void of Course 2:46 PM PST
Moon Enters Leo 11:22 PM PST
The Hierophant is a card of tradition and institutions. The holidays are officially over in the Western World. It’s time to come back and get on the grind again. Sun sextile Neptune at 1:38 AM PST is a transit of being of service to others. You will be aware of the feelings of others and intuitively sense what they need. Do your best to help those in need today. Moon trine Jupiter at 3:07 AM PST is a transit of happiness and generosity. Sharing is a kind of service too. Moon opposition Pluto at 5:43 AM PST AM PST is a transit that could bring intense encounters. This is just the build up for Uranus stationing direct at 6:11 AM PST. When Uranus turns direct, He causes a big shake up. Don’t be surprised if lightening strikes over the next few days. Moon square Uranus at 2:46 PM PST continues to shake things up and not in a good way. The Moon starts the day in the emotional sign of Cancer and then goes void of course between 2:46 PM PST and 11:22 PM PST. Don’t fight your feelings. The number of the day is 5, the same as the tarot card, a number of overcoming obstacles.
Mantra: Hold on tight.
Wednesday 01/03/18 Empress
Moon in Leo
The Empress is a card of fertility and abundance. It’s time to focus on what you want to manfest in this year and commit to it. Venus sextile Neptune at 9:39 AM PST is a dreamy, romantic transit. This is a transit of soul unions and fantasies. Surround yourself with beautiful things to welcome love into your life. The Moon is in the fiery sign of Leo all day, igniting passions and stroking the coals of desire. The number of the day is 6, a number of perfect union.
Mantra: I hear your song, can I sing along?
Thursday 01/04/18 Page of Wands
Moon in Leo
Moon Void of Course 3:10 PM PST
The Page of Wands is a card that represents the initial sparks of something beginning. Whether it’s romance or passion for something abstract like a hobby or your own business, this is a card that gives you the choice to feed the flames or let them fizzle out. Moon square Mars is a transit that reminds you that if you don’t learn how to tend the fire, it could becoming a wildfire. Moon square Jupiter at 3:34 AM PST reminds you that you don’t know everything so check yourself before you get burnt. Moon trine Mercury at 10:52 AM PST is a transit of flowing communication. Let the words that need to be said form. Moon trine Uranus at 3:10 PM PST is a transit of new and exciting experiences. It’s a good day for an adventure. The Moon goes void of course in the burning sign of Leo at 3:10 PM PST so tend the flames and you’ll draw the attention you seek. The number of the day is the number 7, a number of mysterious and the unexplained.
Mantra: To learn to master fire, you must know how to keep it contained.
Friday 01/05/18 6 of Wands
Moon Enters Virgo 12:12 AM PST
The 6 of Wands is a card of victory. You worked hard for this and you deserve it. Moon trine Saturn at 3:24 AM PST is a transit of accepting what you must. You are well on your way to be rewarded. Moon opposition Neptune at 8:37 PM PST may skew your intuition so rely on what you see at face value. The Moon is in the earthy sign of Virgo so stay grounded and you’ll achieve the victory you’re seeking. The number of the day is 6, a number karma.
Mantra: In in this to win.
Saturday 12/30/17 King of Swords
Moon in Virgo
Moon Void of Course 6:51 PM PST
The King of Swords is a card of the mastery of intellect. Let your head rule today. Moon trine Venus at 2:23 AM PST is a transit of happiness, harmony and love. Moon trine Sun at 3:39 AM PST is a transit that keeps that good energy flowing through the night. Moon sextile Mars at 6:22 AM PST is a transit of leadership and bravery. Moon sextile Jupiter at 6:43 AM PST is a transit of generosity and benevolence. Act like a King today. Moon trine Pluto at 8:40 AM PST is a transit of secrets being revealed. Mercury trine Uranus at 3:38 PM PST is a transit of awakenings. Be prepared for a shift in your awareness. Mars conjunct Jupiter at 4:39 PM PST is a lucky transit that brings a confidence boost. Know you are the ruler of your head and heart and no one else. Moon square Mercury at 6:51 PM PST is a transit of confusion and muddled communication. Take the night to let things marinate. The Moon is in detail oriented sign of Virgo all day but She does go void of course at 6:51 PM PST. The devil is in the details but they don’t matter as much as you think. The number of the day is 9, a number of near completion.
Mantra: Your mind is a palace, not a prison. Free it.
Sunday 12/31/17 Queen of Swords
Moon Enters Libra 4:14 AM PST
The Queen of Swords is the lover of the King, who made an appearance yesterday. Whereas yesterday we were concerned with the masculine side of intellect, today we focus on the feminine side. Whereas yesterday was a day of coming to understand the power of pure intellect, now we see how the the mind and heart can work in harmony and balance with each other. Moon square Saturn at 8:09 AM PST is the transit that brings the lesson and challenges you to solve the riddle. The Moon enters the justice oriented sign of Libra at 4:14 AM PST and will remain there for the rest of the day. Let karma show you the way. The number of the day is 8, a number of karma.
Mantra: Let the mind and the heart speak.
Magdalena Tarot does not claim the rights to any of the Tarot card images used here. All images are from the Darkness of Light Tarot by Tony DiMauro