Relationships and money and what you fundamentally want all shape shift in response to the changes we’ve just been through.  Lots of talk, then lots of action.

Learn more in my podcast for this week (7:11 minutes), forecasts for July (extended and flash) and forecast for the weekend’s Leo New Moon. 

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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Somebody Come and Play: 2014 Leo New Moon

July 26, 2014
3:41 PM PDT / 6:41 PM EDT / 10:41 PM GMT
3 Leo 51

Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde.

The Leo New Moon calls us to live large. After the ruckus and restructuring of the last seven months, it’s time to stop reacting and step into our most fiery, outrageous selves and let our light shine.

By this point, the newly defined contours of our lives are coming into focus. They’ve been freshly drawn and to an extent redrawn as recently as this week. We’re going into this New Moon with our brains still rattling from the latest lightning bolts, epiphanies and outright disturbances, which directly targeted the situations that are falling into (or out of) place.

Now we have permission, if not orders, to celebrate what we’ve come through — and who we have become. Let our hair down, dance, strut and stomp our foot like a four-year-old and demand, “Hey! What about me?”  All the better if the act of stomping makes you burst into giggles.

This Moon is the launch party for the rest of the year, which promises to be more high energy and just plain fun than the first half.  The party’s guest of honor has a hand in that welcome atmospheric shift:  optimistic, beneficent Jupiter, which has returned to Leo for the first time in 12 years. His expansive properties take off when he’s in a fire sign (he rules Sagittarius), and they’re spreading like wildfire this weekend.

Jupiter’s cozying up to the New Moon and pouring flame accelerant onto the early degrees of Leo.  The combo is boosting everyone’s life force, energy levels and need to be seen. Passion, enthusiasm, drama and self-aggrandizing are flaring.  If some people are a little full of themselves as a result, so be it. The rest of us have benefits aplenty. The surge is increasing the voltage of our inner light, to the point that even we acknowledge and see it. And with that perception comes the push to share it — to step into the spotlight, strut our stuff, draw moths that are dazzled by our flame, and have a heck of a time in the process.

As luxurious as this may feel, we can’t laze about in it. Mars is making a harsh contact to Jupiter and the New Moon that shoves us into action. It’s his first bold move since leaving the relationship sign of Libra, where he spent seven months issuing calls for action in our relationships and social order. He put attention again and again on The Other and the role we accord to him/her/it. Now he is slamming us into perceiving and reveling in our selves — glorious, creative, fiery, dramatic, egotistical, playful, even infantile if you like.

Other people are in the picture, of course. They always will be. For the moment, though, cosmic emphasis is on the individual as center of his or her own universe.

This is the follow-up to one of  the gifts of Jupiter’s recent trip through Cancer, which urged nurturing ourselves first before taking care of others. Now the imperative is expressing yourself. Being your Self. Letting your unique light shine so that it’s visible to those who will appreciate, enjoy and revel in it.

Think of yourself as a firefly, flashing your distinctive signal to draw the playmates who recognize it.  If a relationship requires you to stifle yourself, you will find it increasingly difficult to comply.  The line-up of this New Moon can deliver the incentive and courage to make bold moves for your own self-interest.

The relationships that do get you are locking into place now. They’re shaping up, dropping anchor and flowing into deeper connecting, trust and intimacy. Some desires may still be out of reach or delayed, by circumstances or forces not visible to you. Some situations may still have a third party in the picture. Your response?  Dress up and show off. Not to get someone’s attention. If it happens (and it likely will), that’s just a bonus. The main purpose is enjoying being yourself.

Playlist:      “Live For Today” by the Grass Roots
“I Am What I Am” from La Cage aux Folles
“Somebody Come and Play” theme from Sesame Street

Inspirational image:  Zorba the Greek dancing on the beach after a huge project of his has crashed to the ground

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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Forecast for July 21-27, 2014

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After this week, the year changes tone drastically. For the better, in many ways. Before then, info startles. Eyes and hearts open. Relationships go from realigning mode to deepening. Bonus song of the week: Cabaret.

Learn more in my podcast for this week (7:11 minutes), forecasts for July (extended and flash) and forecast for the weekend’s Leo New Moon, which will be posted by Friday. 

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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Forecast for July 14 – 20, 2014

Atmospheric changes swirl through this week. They cleave the year into wildly different halves and transport us from The Way We Were to … well, wait and see.  

Learn more in my podcast for this week (7:31 minutes), forecasts for July (extended and flash) and forecast for last weekend’s Capricorn Full Moon.

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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2014 Capricorn Full Moon

July 12, 2014
4:24 AM PDT / 7:24 AM EDT / 11:24 AM GMT
20 Capricorn 3 / 20 Cancer 3

When you’re in the thick of action, it’s easy to miss the big picture. That’s coming into focus under the light of this month’s Capricorn Full Moon. It’s providing a platform for viewing the destabilizing and reshaping of recent months and years. Passive observation is not the point of this platform, however. It’s designed to push — push you onto it, push you into seeing, push you into evaluating, and push you (and everyone else) into action.

This Full Moon begins the wrap-up of the tumult we’ll all been experiencing since the winter holidays. We’re starting to see the point of it and where it’s headed. This phase is calculating and unyielding, yet, in a grand sense, forgiving. Players are leaving; alliances are taking new form; potentials are blossoming or blowing up.  People are reaching monumental turning points: shifting shape; viewing themselves drastically differently; banishing annoyances, drains, behaviors and attitudes that have been nibbling away at their sanity, finances and energy.

We are revisiting the complex and divisive energies of April’s cardinal cross. This time, each of us is experiencing them on a profoundly personal level, with the Sun and the Moon now in the configuration.  You have outgrown much; hence the goodbyes and nevermores. You’ve grown into much as well.

For starters, aren’t you taking more and better care of yourself? Or, at minimum, thinking that you should?  Nourishment and nurturing have been themes for the past year, as Jupiter has made his way through Cancer and escalating thechange imperative of the ongoing Uranus/Pluto square. Now at the final degree of that sign (he moves into Leo on Wednesday), he is whipping those themes of nourishment and nurturing up to maximum force.

Consider it a parting gift. Let them lock in at a cellular level and make taking care of yourself your new starting point.  This will happen to some extent whether you embrace it consciously or not. Make the effort. Treating yourself well attracts people and situations that will do the same, and ushers out ones that won’t, can’t or don’t.

Be kind to your inner child just now, too. With what you’ve come through, don’t you deserve a treat? Jupiter encourages self-indulgence. Ice cream or equivalent is definitely in order. That’s not a flip suggestion. It’s an exercise in allowing yourself to have. If that hasn’t come naturally to you before, there’s no time like the present for a work out.

You’ve changed in other profound ways. You are more focused and self-aware. You know more clearly what you want, what you value and who you are. All of that factors into your experiences, emotions, reactions and decisions under this Full Moon.

There’s a definite edge, too. It’s akin to street smarts, or being worldly wise. As much as some relationships and dreams are flourishing, as much as magic and miracles are in fact materializing down here on the earth plane (as they most definitely are for many people), there’s a simultaneous epidemic of discernment, discrimination and awareness in investing time, energy, resources and trust. Long-term security, consequences and viability are part of every analysis. If X feels like it has staying power (and X is something you want), you’ll let it in. If it doesn’t, you’ll drop it, perhaps without explanation or saying goodbye.  Brusk and businesslike, that’s the mode. Second chances are few, at this point, except maybe ones you give to yourself.

See if you don’t find yourself look at situation after situation with stark and sudden clarity:  I like this. I don’t like that. This feels safe (or nourishing) (or supportive). I’m done with that. I didn’t see that coming. And then acting, or responding to others, with that clarity.

Yet it’s not grim. In fact, a lot of it will be fun, life-enhancing and encouraging. Venus and Mars, rulers of our desire and drive, are cooperating beautifully. Knowing what you want and going for what you want come easily, to the point of effortlessness.

The harmony between the cosmic lovers greases social connections of all kinds. This is promising for reaching out, making overtures and following through. Conversations could flow organically on the often dangerous topics of “What is going on between us?” and “Where is this going?” — questions that are as important in business/financial dealings as in romance.

The conversations and the evolving connections both have a mature, responsible and softly therapeutic quality.  No one’s inclined to trifle with his or her own heart or money.  Long-term potential is part of the appeal as well as the nature of situations that blossom now.  A round-robin of energy is running that has the power to soften the stark, mountainous terrain of the Capricorn Full Moon. The current is flowing from the Sun in home-and-family-oriented Cancer to Saturn in Scorpio (and his preference for structure and commitment) to Chiron in Pisces and the potential for transcending longstanding emotional wounds. What unfolds for you now — what you choose to unfold now — can be stable, dependable, nurturing and beyond what your perceived wounds have allowed you to let in previously.

Watch for the brake pedal to come off when Saturn goes direct next week, on July 20. The first half of the year will be soon be distant history. A magical phase of life is beginning.

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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Forecast for July 7-13, 2014

Personal epiphany leads to your new normal leads to a view of the long-term picture. And the new norm for your connections, too. I’ve been saying:  no lazy summer this year….

Learn more in my podcast for this week (6:13 minutes), forecasts for July (extended and flash) and forecast for this weekend’s Capricorn Full Moon, which will be posted by Friday.

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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Forecast for June 30 – July 6, 2014

Mercury’s direct (as thousands cheer). Dominoes are lining up. A cosmic hand is moving into position to flick the end and sending them falling. Get yourself ready.

Learn more in my podcast for this week (6:03 minutes), forecasts for June (extended and flash) and forecast for last Friday’s Cancer New Moon.

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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2014 Cancer New Moon

June 27, 2014
1:08 AM PDT / 4:08 AM EDT / 8:08 AM GMT
5 Cancer 37

The Cancer New Moon signals a sea change in our approach to relating. It douses emotional sustenance and expression with magic, romance, compassion, forgiveness and maybe just a little Pollyanna vision. And while we’re under its spell, a pair of cosmic hands is at our backs pushing us into action.  No more dawdling or feeling stuck or circling an issue or waiting for someone else to move. It’s time.

This event has the total immersion quality of a baptism, courtesy of a lovely flow between the New Moon and Neptune, bringer of transcendence. Their link is steeping us in experience of each other and of our interconnectedness, which will translate for many of us into heightened awareness of both.  This includes more than family and tribe, which are Cancer’s usual concern. The sensation of being related is now bleeding across boundaries of blood, country or other identifying factors.

The waters carry the potential for healing longstanding emotional wounds, particularly involving worthiness, taking on other people’s pain, or being the fall guy, sacrificial lamb or victim. They also challenge us to take responsibility  for nature and effect of the behavior, emotions and energy that we are discharging into the waters. That potential and challenge are on tap for the next month, with Saturn, lord of order and consequences, linking easily to the wounded, therapeutic properties of Chiron.

Aware or not, everyone’s sensitivity is running high. Hearts are tender; feelings are at the surface and spilling out.  It will be easy to soak up what other people are going through. It will also be easy to confuse or delude yourself. The challenge will be to distinguish what is yours, what is someone else’s and what is wishful thinking.

Fortunately, the skies have help with the sorting. Your heart is operating with a new and improved appreciation of your own needs, desires and values, shown by the growth aspect between love goddess Venus and the New Moon. As a result, you have an enhanced and instinctive ability to read the tides.

Plus you’ve got those cosmic hands at your back. They come from an action-demanding link between Venus and Neptune, rulers of worldly love and its highest, most spiritual counterpart.  Those unseen hands are likely to knock you out of fantasy and illusion —  misconceptions about your own heart, or worthiness, or entitlement to have a supportive relationship, perhaps, or your continuing to look for support and nourishment from people who are not going to deliver. (Yes, it’s okay to draw a line of demarcation between yourself and relatives who mistreat you. In fact, it may be one of the most loving and nurturing acts you can take for yourself.)

Those hands are also likely to push you right into your heart’s desire…which could well have arms, and open ones at that. Markers for significant partnership activity are all over the configuration of this New Moon.  No sweet summer romances this year; everything is mature and serious. Much has staying power, too, because the long-term will be on many mind, even as eyes fill with stars.

Gears that shift now involve or bring up issues of commitment, marriageability and building a home together. This will happen even in relationships that are just getting off the ground, or morphing from acquaintance, friendship or conditions that have confused or mystified you.

We re in for an epidemic of pairing up and settling down, but that will not mean settling. At all.  Unless, of course, that’s what you’ve decided is your only option, in which case this New Moon offers the means to knock that thinking out, right now. Pay attention to your words (the love goddess is in Gemini, after all, the verbal playground of the zodiac), because they are guiding the movement.  The stakes are real, and so are the prospects of your vision coming into being. What do you want in a relationship? What are you saying and thinking that you want? Is there a disconnect? Reframe your words so they match what you want. What illusions might be in the way of that? Ask to drop them, even if you can’t fathom what they are.

It’s time (that phrase again) to install, act on and live by the new approach to relating that you have been developing since June 2012  Between now and the middle of July, Venus and Mars will be hitting degrees that were encoded with time delays then.  As prelude to that journey, Mars is currently finishing up relationship renegotiation and remodeling he began in late December. His final opposition to Uranus, agent of unpredictable change, is amping up motivation to get moving on our new relationship agenda. It may be stirring frustration and aggravation, too. When that happens, think of it as as rocket fuel for the weeks to come.

The new approach we’re implementing, and the new relationships we are forging, look very little like our old visions and experiences. Goodbye to the white picket fence, family unit with 2.3 children, and other nostalgic concepts that never really were. Equal partners walking shoulder to shoulder are moving into the norm.

So is an empowered, present, and integrated feminine. Her archetypes pervade this New Moon, herself in the sign of the great mother, and form a gauntlet for the journey on which Venus and Mars are embarking. Venus is standing in unity with Juno, the asteroid of marriage. They are operating as one, bringing the role of the partner, and respect for that union, into our system of values, demanding attention to unloving and illusory perceptions, and calling for — yea, verily forcing — a more sacred role.

Mars is on a collision course with Ceres, goddess of nourishment, and Vesta, keeper of the home fires. When he meets them next month, he’ll be directing energy and teamwork to their spheres of influence. Individual relationships will feel the impact and factor it into the new approach we’re implementing. Issues of home, feeding, farming and the role we accord to families will also spill into public awareness and debate, since Mars will also be activating the North Node, the path and destiny of the collective.

It will pay to contemplate this New Moon. Set your sights now. They affect your trajectory for the next month, which in turn affects the path you are building to the future. Not to mention the companions traveling with you. And the one right by your side.

I have now been making my forecasts freely available for six years. Please support it by booking a reading or making a donation via PayPal to kbiehlATempowermentunlimited.net (and replace “AT” with @). Thank you! And thank you to those who have donated — I truly appreciate your gesture.

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Forecast for June 23-29, 2014

Hammering is audible in this podcast’s background, from remodeling going on in the neighborhood. And that about sums up the week.  Mars is plowing ahead on long-term construction projects. The Cancer New Moon steeps us in all of them. And Venus in Gemini has us hanging out and trading gossip, jokes and come-ons.

Learn more in my podcast for this week (7:00 minutes), forecasts for June (extended and flash) and forecast for Friday’s Cancer New Moon.

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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Forecast for June 16-22-2014

The good news: The atmosphere is clearing, and so are our thoughts. The bad? Well, those shockwaves aren’t going away any time soon. Neither is low-level nervousness. Not so bad, really. Call the combo dynamic tension. Besides, summer is a-comin’ in. Saturday. Way!

Learn more in my podcast for this week (6:36 minutes), forecasts for June (extended and flash) and forecast for the Sagittarius full moon.

Two tools to help you:  my Inner Guidance System activation visualization and Summer 2014 astro-talk

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