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It’s the 17th week of the year and the card of the week is the Ace of Pentacles. The Ace of Pentacles appears when the seeds of abundance have been planted. This week is all about love and karma. So you will be abundant in love if you sort out the karmic lessons this week has set out to teach. The number of the week is 8, surprise, a number of karma.
Mantra: Everything has an equal and opposite reaction.
Card Artist: Molly Harrison
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Monday 04/23/18 Ace of Swords
Moon in Leo
Card Artist: Brenda Lyons
The Ace of Swords appears when ideas strike light lightening. Will you hold on to this inspiration or will you let it slip away. Moon square Jupiter at 8:44 P.M. PST is a transit that could bring self-doubt. Your ideas are worth it. Mars sextile Jupiter at 10:13 P.M. PST is a transit of opportunities and developments. This is a time to be optimistic. Any matters of business taken care of now will return blessings in the future. The Moon is in the bright and shiny sign of Leo so let your thoughts reflect off the shiny surface of the Ace of swords. The number of the day is 2, a number of duality.
Mantra: I am a reflection of my highest self.
Tuesday 04/24/18 The Chariot
Moon Void of Course 11:39 A.M. PST
Moon Enters Virgo 11:39 A.M. PST
Card Artist: Patricia Smith (The webpage link for this artist I found doesn’t work. If you are the artist, please contact me for credit)
The Chariot appears when there is visible positive movement forward. Despite the fact that Saturn and Pluto are both Retrograde, the clearing that happened when Mercury Stationed direct let you drop enough of your load to carry this new one so although you’ve taken on new responsibilities, you’re actually ahead of the game because you made room for the lessons that are to come. Venus enters Gemini at 9:40 A.M. PST where She will stay until 05/19/18. When Venus is in Gemini, the romance is all in the mind. Love is intellectual, playful and philosophy in motion. This is a sociable time and any trips made now will be include moments that are meant to be savored. Be spontaneous and keep an open mind. Moon trine Uranus at 11:39 A.M. PST is a revolutionary transit that brings big changes and possibilities. Moon square Venus at 2:03 P.M. PST is a lazy transit. If it feels like things are moving to fast, take a break. Moon trine Sun at 10:17 P.M. PST will bring a good night’s rest to a day that seemed like a journey. The Moon is void of course in Leo from 11:39 A.M. PST to 1:40 P.M. PST when He enters Virgo. Use creativity to get you through the day. The number of the day is 3, a number of oneness.
Mantra: Safe travels.
Wednesday 04/25/18 Temperance Reversed
Moon in Virgo
Card Artist: George Boya
Temperance upright represents balance so reversed represents imbalance. If you feel like you can’t sustain the new changes, remember that mastery comes with time. Moon trine Saturn at 5:30 A.M. PST is a transit that will help you face your fears and take control. It is time to listen to your mentors. Mercury square Saturn at 2:27 P.M. PST will allow you to take control of your mind so you can pinpoint what needs balancing. It is time to be as practical and factual as possible. Moon opposition Neptune at 5:05 P.M. PST is a transit that brings confusing, skewed intuition. Use the lingering Saturn energy to see things for what they are and not what you want them to be. The Moon is in the practical sign of Virgo all day long so although you may be challenged, if you rely on the power of your mind, it will see you through. The number of the day is 4, a number of stability.
Mantra: I am firmly rooted to the ground.
Thursday 04/26/18 Queen of Pentacles
Moon Void of Course 2:49 A.M. PST
Moon Enters Libra 6:13 P.M. PST
Card Artist: Ravynne Phelan
The Queen of Pentacles is a card of abundance. Good things keep coming your way even though the challenges may initially seem insurmountable. Look past the illusion of your mind. Moon sextile Jupiter at 12:28 A.M. PST is a jolly, happy, harmonious transit that will bring you the optimism you need to believe that you will come out on top enough for you to make it happen. Moon trine Mars at 2:47 A.M. PST. Moon trine Mars at 2:47 A.M. PST is a transit of energy, bravery and leadership. Moon trine Pluto at 2:49 A.M. PST will bring revelations that lead to the answers you’re looking for. Mars conjunct Pluto at 3:54 A.M. PST brings the element of surprise into play. Be prepared to protect what is yours. Moon trine Pluto at 11:48 P.M. PST is a transit of love, beauty and creativity. The shakeup earlier has passed. The Moon is void of course between 2:49 A.M. PST and 6:13 P.M PST when she enters the fair sign of Libra. Don’t tip the scales. The number of the day is 5, a number of overcoming hardships.
Mantra: I am the master of my life.
Friday 04/27/18 The Emperor
Moon in Libra
Card Artist: Nelleke Schoemaker
The Emperor is a card of strength and power. The theme of self mastery we visited yesterday comes to visit again. If you do what is always right and true than you will win many battles before they even begin. Moon square Saturn at 10:21 A.M. PST is a pessimistic, depressing transit. If you’re not sure why you feel so glum, Moon opposition Mercury at 1:17 P.M. PST will give you deeper insight into any conflicts you’ve had lately between your head and your heart. The Moon is in the karmic sign of Libra, reminding us that everything has an equal and opposite reaction. The number of the day is 6, a number of victory through love.
Mantra: Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Saturday 04/28/18 King of Cups
Moon in Libra
Moon Void of Course 10:32 P.M. PST
Card Artist: Carol Phillips
The King of Cups is the masculine side of love and emotions. The person this card represents understand that strength grows from love. Moon square Pluto at 8:18 A.M. PST brings outbursts and revelations. Moon square Mars at 10:17 A.M. PST is a pugnacious transit. Show only love today. Moon opposition Uranus at 10:32 P.M. PST is a transit of disruptions. However, disruptions don’t have to be a bad thing if you learn to let go and let the experience take over. The Moon spends all day in Libra and only goes void of course at the end of the evening. Once again, karma will be in play. Lucky number 7 appears to remind us that it’s a day to be and get lucky.
Mantra: Where there is love, there is no fear.
Sunday 04/29/18 9 of Wands
Moon Enters Scorpio 1:11 A.M. PST
Full Moon in Scorpio 5:58 P.M. PST
Card Artist: Regan Kubecek
The 9 of wands appears when it’s time to get back up after getting knocked down. If you got the wind knocked out of you yesterday, you at least have been down this road before and you’re prepared for how you choose to face the next challenge. Sun trine Saturn at 3:03 A.M PST will allow you to focus your energy with discipline and control. It’s time to get organized. Moon sextile Saturn at 4:50 P.M. PST keeps this energy flowing through the early evening hours. Moon opposition Sun at 5:58 P.M. PST brings the Full Moon. It seems like things are paying off quiet nicely indeed. Full Moon is in Scorpio so be prepared for secrets to be revealed. The number of the day is 8, a number of karma.
Mantra: I know better than I did before.
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