It’s the 47th week of the year and the card of the week is the King of Swords. The King is an intellectual that keeps has his head on straight and does not let his emotions interfere with his decisions. Neptune stations direct this week, calling us to wake up from the illusions that we have built to protect ourselves. The King of Swords calls you to live the truth and confront your faulty reasoning with bravery and logic. It’s time to live the truth so that you can use this Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius to cut away what is holding you back from expansion. The Sun enters the expansive sign of Sagittarius as well this week, so it will sweeten harsh truths and assure you that you are OK waking up in this new paradigm. The number of the week is 2, a number of truth and lies.
Mantra: Lies exist only in your mind.
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Monday 11/19/18 The Star
Moon Void of Course 8:29 P.M. PST
Moon in Aries
Mercury Retrograde Intensified
Card Artist: Carla Morrow
The Star is a card of renewed hope. If you’ve felt defeated, just look up.
Moon trine Mercury at 8:26 A.M. PST is a transit that will bring flowing communication and surprising messages. All is not lost. Mars square Jupiter at 5:30 P.M. PST is a transit that will elevate your confidence in your renewed sense of faith. Everything you do now is in the name of expanding for the future but beware of overconfidence. If you overstep your potential, your efforts may be sabotaged. Also, beware that this is Mercury Retrograde so it’s best to make room for things now by getting rid of what does not serve you, not starting something new. Moon square Pluto at 8:21 P.M. PST is a transit that could bring compulsive actions that will lead you to find out what you really want. This also goes along with the theme of expansion and renewed hope today. Once again, just follow the stars. The Moon is in the determined sign of Aries all day, reminding you to never give up. The number of the day is 5, a number of overcoming hardships.
Mantra: All is not lost, just look to the stars.
Tuesday 11/20/18 Judgement
Moon Void of Course 2:46 P.M. PST
Moon Enters Taurus 3:43 P.M. PST
Mercury Retrograde Intensified
Card Artist: Brynn Elizabeth
You have the power to wake up those who you desire to hear your message, what is your method of delivery? Moon opposition Venus at 7:45 A.M. PST is a transit that may leave you feeling desperate for attention and it doesn’t matter if it’s good or bad. If those feelings linger under Moon conjunct Uranus at 2:46 P.M. PST you may find yourself going to extremes to get that attention you desire. Be careful whose attention you attract today. However, if you do decide to do something out of the ordinary to Moon sextile Mars at 9:36 P.M. PST will give you the bravery you need to follow through all the way. The Moon spends the first part of the day in the flowing sign of Taurus so let the opportunities you seek come to you. The Moon goes void of course between 2:46 P.M. PST and 3:43 P.M. PST. when she enters the creative sign of Taurus when you can find the inspiration to do what you must do in order to be heard. The number of the day is 6, a number of victory.
Mantra: Wake up now!
Wednesday 11/21/18 Queen of Cups
Moon in Taurus
Mercury Retrograde Intensified
Card Artist: Natalia Pierandrei
The Queen of Cups is the card of the power of feminine love. Whether it be the love of a mother or a lover’s affection, give and receive love passively today. Moon trine Saturn at 3:54 A.M. PST brings the wisdom to accept what you must and do what you can with what you’ve got. Moon sextile Neptune at 4:01 P.M. PST is a transit that will allow you to sense what others need and vice versa. Flow like water in all emotional interactions today. The Moon is still in the sensual side of Taurus today so indulge in the senses and feed the soul. The number of the day is 7, a number The number of the day is the mystical number 7. Don’t look for the answers, simply receive.
Mantra: I am ready to receive.
Thursday 11/22/18 Wheel of Fortune
Moon Void of Course 1:58 A.M. PST
Moon Enters Gemini 8:10 P.M. PST
Full Moon in Gemini 9:39 P.M. PST
Sun Enters Sagittarius 1:02 A.M. PST
Card Artist: Megan Buccere
The Wheel of Fortune is a card that appears when luck is on the upswing. Be prepared for pleasant surprises today. The Sun Enters the fun loving sign of Sagittarius today at 1:02 A.M. PST where He will stay until 12/21/18. When the Sun is in Sagittarius, it’s time to shoot for the stars. However, since it’s Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius at the moment, you should focus on clearing out everything that is preventing expansion at this time and making room for what you are calling into your life. Moon trine Pluto at 1:58 A.M. PST could bring intense encounters. If you don’t push the envelop you’ll never have a lucky break. The Moon goes void of course between 1:58 A.M. PST and 8:10 P.M. PST when She enters the dualistic sign of Gemini right before Moon opposition Sun at 9:39 P.M. PST. During Full Moon in Gemini, you will be able to see the two sides to your goals this lunar cycle. What facets of light and shadow are confronting you? The number of the day is 8, a number of karma.
Mantra: What goes around comes around.
Friday 11/23/18 7 of Wands
Moon in Gemini
Card Artist: Santanu Hazarika
The 7 of Wands that appears when it’s time to put up a fight for what is yours. However, this fight will be easily won if you just keep your head in the game. Moon opposition Jupiter at 1:47 A.M. PST is a transit that may find butting heads with authority. If you’re feeling restless, choose your battles wisely even if the fight seems easy. Moon square Mars at 4:11 A.M. PST is a transit that brings more battles and confrontation. Don’t lose sight of the purpose of the fight. Moon opposition Mercury at 12:30 P.M. PST brings more struggles but these may be internal. Moon square Neptune at 7:22 P.M. PST that may make lying to yourself very attractive. However, if you’re feeling overly sensitive, it’s best to be honest with yourself about your feelings instead of making up a story that could spiral out of control in the name of feeling better. The Moon is in the dualistic side of Gemini so remember, there are two sides to every story. The number of the day is 9, a number of near completion.
Mantra: I know what I’m fighting for.
Saturday 11/24/18 4 of Pentacles
Moon Void of Course 9:31 P.M. PST
Card Artist: James Priest (if you are the artist please provide me with your website)
The 4 of Pentacles is a card of stability. Even if you don’t have what you want, you’re still doing pretty good for yourself. Moon trine Venus at 5:03 P.M. PST is a transit that will find you enjoying the good things in life. Neptune stations direct in Pisces after being in retrograde motion since June. What illusions did you break through during this time? What truths came to light and how will you move forward from here? Now that you know the truth, it’s not so bad. You’re doing fine and you’ll be better off now that you’ve accepted that the illusion that you created was of your own doing and now it’s time to move into the light. Moon sextile Uranus at 9:31 P.M. PST is a transit that will allow you to break free from the last chains that bind you to your self imposed illusion. What will you do with your new found freedom? The Moon starts the day in the dualistic sign of Gemini where She will go void of course between 9:31 P.M. PST and 10:38 P.M. PST when she enters the emotional sign of Cancer. It’s time to let all those feelings you were trying to protect yourself from go. The number of the day is 1(0), a number of new beginnings.
Mantra: The truth can be a hard pill to swallow but it’s the best medicine there is.
Sunday 11/25/18 6 of Pentacles
Moon in Cancer
Card Artist: Lindsay Cheesewright
The 6 of Pentacles is a card of giving and receiving. It’s been an enlightening week and now that the truth has been given, it’s time to receive it. Moon trine Mars at 8:46 A.M. will give you the bravery needed to move into a new paradigm of truth stronger than you were when you were living a lie. Moon opposition Saturn at 10:43 A.M. PST may tempt you to dwell on the mistakes you made in the past but it won’t do you any good. Simply allow these negative feelings to pass. Moon trine Neptune at 9:26 P.M. PST tells you to trust your intuition today. Sun conjunct Jupiter at 10:34 P.M. PST is a transit that will allow you to feel good about the direction you’re taking as you cut away the lies and make room for expansion. Just beware of being too optimistic. The Moon is still in the emotional sign of Cancer so accept your feelings and don’t be afraid of what comes to the surface. The number of the day is 2, a number of duality.
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