The Week Gets Off to a Good Start

“Spiritual practice is really about weaving a network of good relationships.” Dhyani Ywahoo

“Creativity is the river beneath the river, which flows and flows into our lives…The creative force flows over the terrain of our psyches looking for the natural hollows, the arroyos, the channels that exist in us.” Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Mercury just recently entered the sign of Cancer  and moves up to a very favorable alignment with Jupiter at the beginning of the week. This brings the opportunity for more expansive and optimistic thinking.

Mars and Venus, which have been traveling together for awhile will make an exact conjunction this week on  Tuesday at 19 degrees of Leo. This bodes well for movement forward in relationships and partnerships of both a personal and business nature.

The Sun is making a good aspect to Neptune, the planet of dreams, and visions. This offers an opportunity to grow in empathy and altruism. It is an aspect that bodes well for the imagination and works of creativity.

Chiron stations retrograde at 12 degrees of Aries on Thursday. Chiron is the asteroid of the Wounded Healer and governs the evolutionary journey of wounding and healing. This provides a good time to look back at progress made in this area of your life.

On Thursday Venus will move up to a quincunx to Neptune this week. This can be a very romantic and idealistic combination but  the quincunx alignment tends towards overly idealistic or unrealistic  ideas. When planets are in a quincunx alignment it indicates there is a constant need for adjustment. So it’s wise to exercise extra care with finances or in romantic matters. Yearnings and cravings can be stronger with this influence also.

Recently  I was out with friends and a pragmatic woman who was with us  said at one point,” I think we have to watch not to get carried away here.” Good advice at this time!

One of the Sabian symbols for this time is ,”A magic carpet hovers over the depressing reality of everyday life in an industrial area.”


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