Star Encounters - April 2020
By Rev. Joy “Aphrodette” Gambon
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This FULL MOON occurs on April 7, 2020 at 10:34:57 PM EDST, is in Libra, opposing the Sun in Aries and quincunx to Neptune in Pisces. Inner peace may feel elusive at this time and re-balancing moment to moment is seen. We may bounce between being extremely active and then wanting to just be still. Honor both the “thee” and the “we” at this time. Agree to disagree politely for best results. Respect is primary!
This NEW MOON occurs on April 22, 2020 at 10:25:43 PM EDST and finds the Lights kissing in Taurus and hugging Uranus! The Lights form a double square to Saturn in Aquarius. We are caught between trying to stand our ground and opening up to new possibilities as we progress forward. Inner revelations occur easily at this time but manifesting them can be challenging. Embrace wisdom to continue. Easy does it!
ARIES MAR 20 - APR 20
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Mars is in Aquarius, kissing Saturn and forming a double trine to Venus in Gemini and a double square to Uranus in Taurus. It also forms a sweet sextile to Chiron in your sign! Relationships can be spontaneous and fun loving at this time. You may experience difficulties with electronic or mechanical items. The weather may also prove to be unpredictable! Snack healthy! Stay alert! On the New Moon, Mars is still in Aquarius and in trine to Venus, still in Gemini! Enjoy social activities with those you love as much as possible. This is also a great time to appreciate different forms of entertainment! Enjoy!
TAURUS APR 20 - MAY 21
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Venus, is in Gemini and is in trine to both Saturn and Mars in Aquarius. It also forms a sweet sextile to Chiron in Aries and a quincunx to the Tail of the Dragon in Capricorn. This is a great time to get moving and be open to new ideas and experiences. Enjoy being around those who have a sense of humor! Laugh! On the New Moon, Venus is still in Gemini and in trine to Mars, still in Aquarius. Love can be sweet and sharing with others can be quite uplifting at this time. Inspiration can come to you out of nowhere! Bright ideas need to be honored now! GO!
GEMINI MAY 21 - JUN 21
On the Full Moon, your ruler, Mercury is in Pisces and forms a double sextile to both Pluto and Jupiter in Capricorn. This is a perfect time to truly appreciate what you have established and those luxuries you enjoy on a daily basis! Be very much in the present now! On the New Moon, Mercury has moved on into Aries and preparing to square both Pluto and Jupiter in Capricorn. You may feel somewhat blocked in your self-expression at this time or simply feel that others are not listening to you. Go your own way for best results! Responsibilities may feel a bit heavy. Find a little bit of freedom and a bit of rest in-between. Pace yourself.
CANCER JUN 21 - JUL 22
This Full Moon is in Libra, opposing the Sun in Aries and quincunx to Neptune in Pisces. Logic and desire can be doing a dance within you at this time. You may suffer a bit of confusion trying to intuit where others are coming from. Simply listen and balance in social situations. This New Moon finds the Lights kissing in Taurus and hugging Uranus! The Lights form a double square to Saturn in Aquarius and the Moon is exalted at this time. Proceed with practical wisdom even if others present interesting alternatives. The great outdoors can bring your inner peace and contemplation to the fore. Walk among the flowers and let the little creatures amuse you! Enjoy!
LEO JUL 22 - AUG 2
On this Full Moon, your ruler, the Sun, is in Aries and simply opposing the Libra Moon! Both of these complement you in different ways. You will breeze through this one! Your ability to be motivated and also embrace calm at the end of the day my simply surprise you and others. Enjoy active serenity! On the New Moon, the Lights are kissing in Taurus and hugging Uranus as they double square Saturn in Aquarius! Others may seem too grounded or matter-of-fact for you at this time. Do not let your inner light diminish! Choose those persons, books or movies that lighten you up! Thank me later!
VIRGO AUG 23 - SEP 22
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Mercury, is in Pisces and forms a double sextile to both Pluto and Jupiter in Capricorn. You may feel it extremely important to accomplish something each day that employs some of your imagination and creativity. Let your inner teacher out to play and include others for best results. On the New Moon, Mercury has moved on into Aries and preparing to square both Pluto and Jupiter in Capricorn. Conversations with others can be taxing at this time. It will be difficult for them to get to the point. Exercise patience or simply move on. Occupy your mind with those subjects that really interest you. Enjoy!
LIBRA SEP 23 - OCT 22
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Venus, is in Gemini and is in trine to both Saturn and Mars in Aquarius. It also forms a sweet sextile to Chiron in Aries and a quincunx to the Tail of the Dragon in Capricorn. This is a wonderful time for you to connect with kindred souls! It is also fulfilling to teach and learn simultaneously in this cycle! Enjoy the mental and spiritual stimulation. On the New Moon, Venus is still in Gemini and in trine to Mars, still in Aquarius. Both romantic love and friendships flourish in this cycle. Variety is also the spice of life just now. Enjoy the diversity if thoughts and activities that present themselves almost magically! Smiles!
SCORPIO OCT 23 - NOV 22
On this Full Moon, your ruling planet of event, Mars, is in is in Aquarius, kissing Saturn and forming a double trine to Venus in Gemini and a double square to Uranus in Taurus. It also forms a sweet sextile to Chiron in Aries! Pluto, your ruling planet of process, is simply conjunct Jupiter in Capricorn. Friends and associates can prove to be delightful! But unexpected twists and turns regarding your work and productivity are seen. You may be able to maintain stability but be sure to take a conservative approach. On the New Moon, Mars is still in Aquarius and in trine to Venus, still in Gemini! Keep in touch with kindred souls at this time and know joint goals within your community can be a saving grace! Busy is best!
SAGITTARIUS NOV 22 - DEC 20
On this Full Moon, you ruler, Jupiter, is conjunct Pluto in Capricorn and in double sextile to Mercury in Pisces. You can stand strong on what you have manifested and still exercise some imagination and creativity as you move forward. Progress can be slow but assured. Take a deep breath! On the New Moon, Jupiter is simply conjunct Pluto and forms no major aspects to the traditional planets. Just tending to the simple responsibilities of everyday life is where you need to be. Your organizational skills are enhanced and important meetings or contracts can be fine tuned at this time. The drawing board can be your best friend just now! Concentrate!
CAPRICORN DEC 21 - JAN 19
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Saturn is in Aquarius and conjunct Mars as they form a double square to Uranus in Taurus, a double trine to Venus in Gemini and a double sextile to Chiron in Aries. WOW! Expect sudden surprises – for good or ill. Try not to overreact! Spend time with those who love you most and be sure to make your health and good habits a priority! Catch up with those that have been waiting in the wings for you! Thank me later. On the New Moon, Saturn is in triple square to the Lights and Uranus in Taurus. Be sure to perform maintenance on vehicles and electronics to ensure your safety and the safety of others. Unexpected changes in your plans may happen as a result of weather or other events beyond your control. Wait it out and keep the faith. Delays now can actually serve you later! Trust!
AQUARIUS JAN 20 – FEB 19
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Uranus, is in Taurus and forms a double square to both Saturn and Mars in your sign! You may be called upon to rescue everyone! Be prepared to be busy when a crisis appears. Sudden breakdowns of mechanical or electronic devices will be in evidence. Use your ingenuity to meet the challenge. On the New Moon, Uranus is conjunct the Lights in Taurus as they form a triple square to Saturn in your sign! You will be utilizing much of your education and skill at this time. It can also be a wonderful time to teach others from the annals of your wisdom and experience. These challenges can prosper you in many ways! GO!
PISCES FEB 19 - MAR 19
On this Full Moon, your ruler, Neptune, is in your sign, and in quincunx to the Full Moon in Libra! Life right now can feel very surreal and extremely unjust. You may want to support everyone with your kindness and compassion. It is important for you to withdraw and recharge during this cycle. Use music, art and other vehicles that bring you into peace and relaxation before bedtime. Aromatherapy and a long bath are recommended! On the New Moon, Neptune forms a square to Venus in Gemini. There can be confusion and misunderstandings – even with those closest to you. Be cautious in giving or receiving advice with others until you verify the information is accurate. Avoid gossip and keep the peace! Thank me later!