Gemini Sun, Gemini Moon : “One in the Same”

 

Ideally, your life is an intellectual whirlwind with multiple perspectives to explore and choose from. Variety of inquiry sustains you emotionally and also reflects your deepest aspirations. You feel most sane when you’re gathering information and adding to your mental database. One of the keys to remember concerning this combination is that FOCUS is your friend.

Sometimes when we explore ideas, we reach what we think is a dead-end. We find a question that we can’t answer, or run into difficult paradoxes where one thing seems to contradict another. The message to those with this blend is to THINK THROUGH IT and ALSO employ your INTUITION.

There’s a definite suggestion that your inclination could be to just hop to the next concept, issue, etc… only to discover the original one’s to resurface. You could easily run yourself in circles finding that you never really complete anything, and as a result, what you’re left with is a hodgepodge of disparate parts.

Rather than accepting the fate of mental fragmentation, understand that much of the meaning of life resides in whatever you assign to it. So, depending on any person, or institution to fuse what you’ve learned into larger concepts is futile.

Deciding what’s truly important to you and trusting insights which surface in your own heart is of utmost importance. You must not worry yourself it you haven’t yet been able to convert your findings into words yet.

An agile mind, unquenchable curiosity and knack for details are some of your strengths.

Learning is second nature, but can you gain a true perspective  which will advance your interests?

You’re already great at asking questions, so the cosmos is encouraging you to enlarge the scope of your inquiries to the level of universal significance.

Think of this process like college: just because you happen to pick a major doesn’t mean that you don’t integrate all of the other knowledge that you come into contact with.

If this journey is consciously undertaken, you”ll wake up to an entirely new world. If not, you may find yourself in the midst of information indigestion.

Your theme song is “One in the Same” by  Skyzoo and Apollo Brown featuring Patty Crash

You can listen to it here:

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Libra Sun, Leo Moon : “Mass Appeal”

 

“He who seeks for applause only from without has all his happiness in another’s keeping.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Before writing this piece, I found myself just staring at a blank piece of paper in my notebook. I was racking my astrological brain to come up with a Sun-Moon combination that had just as much potential to be popular, well-liked and charismatic as Libra-Leo. I’m not saying there are none, but I’m still pondering on the issue.

When pairing Libra and Leo in a solar/lunar blend we have an individual who is potentially just as interested in you, as they are interesting to other people.  In Libra, we have the one who does the engaging, who draws you in by framing social encounters to your needs and speaks in terms of your interests. Leo is the celebrityThe star who basks in the glow of attention and affirmation while collecting fans and admirers like vintage coins.

In a birth chart, when the Sun is in Libra and the Moon is in Leothere’s a primary motivation of interacting with the other. Libra Sun’s aren’t content with a mere half of the life story. In fact, they’re rather intrigued by opposing points of view. Their “fuel” or stimulus comes from sharing. Participating in the give and take, the mutual exchange, and the balance of recognizing themselves as a separate identity while perceiving how they’re viewed through the social looking glass. They want and need to know what they’re reflecting back.

Leo looks in the mirror because they want to know what they’re physical appearance is like, while Libra wants to know how they appear socially.

The Leo Moon uses the Libra Sun’s fuel to reflect a personality who needs to be admired, appreciated and acknowledged as being special. Most of all: validated.  This individual is nourished through the acceptance of him or her as an authentic and creative human being. After all, putting their unique stamp and signature on life is something they’re highly motivated by, so why can’t they receive YOUR official endorsement? It’s only right.

When this combination lacks integration, it loses balance and starts to hyperextend in it’s desire to please and entertain. Libra is driven to be regarded as “nice”,polite, kind and just an overall good person. This psychological need can create co-dependency and an environment which encourages overly adaptive behavior. Where Libran “good deeds” are no longer aimed at mutual satisfaction, but rather to appease and placate. This dynamic combines itself with overt displays of Leoine attention seeking antics, which are motivated by a fear of losing the limelight, or just being seen as an ordinary mortal, as we all are at some time or another.

A constructive use of this blend can be expressed by mastering the art of timing.

Using social intelligence to follow nuances and queues which indicate when it’s time to perform, or “take it to the stage.” Consequently, when it’s really your time, you’re not stealing anyone’s light. Rather, you’re radiating yours. Your authenticity has the chance to shine through because you’re aware of your own value, which is too vast to be measured in dollars and cents. You can simply be yourself without having to chase “mass appeal.”

Your Theme song is “Mass Appeal” by Gang Starr. You can listen here:

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Sun conjunct Mercury: Cazimi Alert

Sun conjunct Mercury [0 Gemini 12] – May 21 2019 (14:07 GMT+1)

Swift-moving planetary activity takes place today involving the Sun and communication planet, Mercury.

Mercury never moves far away from the Sun in the zodiac. When you’re born, Mercury will nearly always be in the same sign as the Sun or one sign before or after.

This means that the Sun and Mercury make a conjunction in the zodiac a few times a year, when they sit side-by-side. Sometimes, Mercury is retrograde. Other times, it is in direct motion, as today.

When Mercury is within 17′ arc of the Sun, this is called ‘cazimi’ in astrology. It means that Mercury is close within the rays of the Sun, bringing illumination and enlightenment.

It’s as if Mercury is sitting very close to the King of the heavens, as the Sun whispers important information and unique insights into Mercury’s ear.

The Sun’s power and vitality brings out the best in Mercury, already strong in its sign of rulership, Gemini. Plus, they meet at 0 degrees Gemini, a seed degree, the first degree of the sign, excellent for initiating new beginnings.

This ‘cazimi’ moment lasts for approximately eight hours today. It’s strongest from mid-day (GMT +1) when Mercury has entered Gemini until 8 pm (GMT+1).

The big question is: what are you going to ask? How are you going to use this unique signature in the zodiac to its best potential? Both the Sun and Mercury enter Gemini, the sign of communication today and immediately talk, unite, negotiate, plot & scheme.

This is perfect for sending off a proposal, writing that important email, sending off an impromptu text, having that significant conversation, starting your manuscript, book, journal.

Gemini rules all forms of communication, the written and spoken word. The cazimi conjunction can spark great ideas. Good news may come your way. Or perhaps, you are the bearer of good news.

Play around with this symbolism and make the most of Mercury’s audience with the King of the heavens. You have his attention – what will you say? You are hearing his insights – how will you use them?

Read your Sun sign/Ascendant sign below to see which area of your horoscope this cazimi magic highlights:

  • Gemini – personal goals & self-image
  • Cancer – solitude & inner work
  • Leo – friends & wider society
  • Virgo – career & status
  • Libra – travel & study
  • Scorpio – joint finances & sexuality
  • Sagittarius – love & relationships
  • Capricorn – job & health
  • Aquarius – birth i.e. kids, romance, creative project
  • Pisces – home & family
  • Aries – local community & ideas
  • Taurus – money & values

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Mars-Neptune Contacts in Synastry

 

Most hip hop fans are familiar with Common’s 2005 album “Be”, and his song featuring Kanye West entitled “Go”.

” And on the count of three…everybody run back to ya fantasy…”

When I think about how Mars relates to Neptune in a synastry chart, this song struck a chord with me IMMEDIATELY.

Mars literally symbolizes our “GO”.  It represents our drive, action and our efforts to obtain what we desire, whether it’s the fulfillment of cherished goals, status, power or SEX.

Neptune’s energy is slippery, ethereal, nebulous and boundless. Something we can’t quite put our finger on. Frankly, it can be difficult to grasp.

So, what’s the dynamic look like when there’s Mars-Neptune contact between two individuals?

On the constructive side, the potential is immense for a couple to dream together actively. An unconditional and steady support of each partner’s aspirations can be honored with this planetary pairing. Mutual creativity and inspiration may abound which springs from the feeling of being connected to the whole of life.

Both people have the potential to motivate one another to transcend the constraints of living a one dimensional existence, or a life rigidly defined within linear limitations.

Sexually,  a potent thrust of idealism and a “sixth sense” psychic connection can serve as the golden threads which permeate the relationship. There may be the feeling that one has discovered the PERFECT sexual union. That your partner touches you just the right way, utters the poetic, yet nasty words that excite and enchant you and whose movements mesh with the rhythms of your body.

The potential challenge, or even downfall can emerge when you depend on sexual liaisons to act as the exclusive sustainer of the relationship. You may become engulfed in a morass of haze, indecisiveness and confusion as to where you actually stand with your partner, as to what it all means now.

Although great sex may provide a temporary “high”, your intoxication may lead you to ignore  issues which continue to increase in their significance and bubble over as a result of your neglect.  When the smoke has cleared you may wake up and find yourself depleted of the energy it takes to honestly and squarely address your issues.

The remedy here is to couple up and use your collective powers of discrimination to understand the difference between fantasy as a form of creativity and journeying into the interior of one another’s psyche, and a lingering addiction or escape from reality which can severely block the flow of authentic intimacy.

So….at the count of three, you can run back to your fantasy, but it’s up to YOU to decide what the contents of that fantasy will be. The health of your relationship depends on it.