A Power Conflict Reverses – August 5-12 2020

The Moon travels through Pisces to Taurus this week, transiting, Neptune, Chiron, Mars and Uranus. A journey for wisdom and renewal, for a radical change in the atmosphere. Mercury ingress Leo and Venus to Cancer, as more assertiveness in the face of a pandemic alters daily life for millions. Authorities begin to act more boldly, with the Sun and Mercury in Leo, showing a desire to heroically conquer the disease.  It is easier to boast than to deliver.  Mars in Aries and square aspects to Jupiter retro and Pluto retro in Capricorn initiates a wider investigative search, a goal to undermine authority occurs simultaneously.  Pluto is deeply rooted in the past and sees far into the future, transforming power, reversing class status, and awakening dormant passions.

Summary of Major Aspects of the Week

August 5, 2020
San Francisco, CA
7:00 AM

Wednesday August 5th – The Moon in Pisces makes a conjunction aspect (0 deg, combining) with Ceres as inspiration to serve the community envelopes the younger generations, with selfless acts of kindness. The sextile aspect (60 deg, helpful) follows later in the day, as improved attitudes take effect and improve distribution of necessary resources. Mars in a square aspect (90 deg, harsh) to Jupiter is jarring to the sensibilities. Ambition and justice in social -political matters collide.

Thursday August 6thCeres and Moon in Pisces are disposed of by Neptune. The Moon in a conjunction aspect (0 deg, combing) with Neptune, sextile aspect (60 deg, helpful) to Jupiter and semi-sextile (30 deg, nudge) to Mars in Aries could be the release of favorable news from the log-jam of dis-information v. truth. A plunge into the abyss could result in the extinction of a false narrative. Mars in the square aspect (90 deg, harsh) to Jupiter continues today with less intensity. A slow realization that there is truth in the counter-narrative.

Friday August 7th – The Moon ingress to Aries in the morning hours (US time zones), with Venus ingress Cancer four hours later, as initiatives begin to bear fruit. The Moon in a trine aspect (120 deg, flowing) to Mercury by mid-day, coincides with a rush to report results. Ceres retro in Pisces and in a sextile aspect (60 deg, helpful) to Uranus in Taurus this week, as the under-represented segments of society push for more accountability.

Saturday August 8th – The Moon transits Chiron in Aries (0 deg, combining) conjunction aspect, overnight or early morning in Europe and mid-East. The unconscious goals surface, the lessons can be applied to an awakening (Moon semi-sextile-30 deg, nudge- to Uranus in Taurus) as the Moon is then in a trine aspect (120 deg, flowing) to the Sun in Leo. Mercury is in a trine aspect to Chiron late in the day, as the Moon transits Mars (0 deg, combining), with a strengthened initiative, and the lessons of history (Chiron) play an increasing role in success.  

Sunday August 9th – The Moon in Aries and square aspect (90 deg, harsh) to Pluto retro in Capricorn, a foreshadowing of events to come in the next few days when Mars will be square aspect to Pluto.  Mercury in Leo is in a trine aspect (120 deg, easy) to Chiron retro in Aries, with an increased flow of mentored dialogue addressing the ills of the overly burdened, and the hopes of future generations, as Mercury is also in a quincunx aspect (150 deg, complex) to Ceres in Pisces.  The Moon ingress Taurus late in the day, for more determination.

Monday August 10thMercury in Leo is in a square aspect (90 deg, harsh) to Uranus in Taurus, a sign that there are severe disruptions in communication, affecting health and the economy. The Sun in a quincunx aspect (150 deg, complex) to Jupiter in Capricorn and another quincunx aspect to Neptune retro in Pisces, as Jupiter and Neptune are in a sextile aspect (60 deg, helpful), indicates attempts to bring a coordinated response to the covid-19 pandemic could be successful.

Tuesday August 11th – The Moon in Taurus is square aspect (90 deg, harsh) to the Sun in Leo, the 3rd quarter Moon phase, indication of a crisis in dissemination. The Moon is in a trine aspect (120 deg, easy) to Jupiter in the disseminating phase, as social issues gain power.  Mars is approaching a square aspect to Pluto retro in Capricorn as questions on the use of political power, and the possible removal of officials, causes alarm.  

Thanks for reading this preview of the week ahead.

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