Aries Horoscope June 2022

sun, Solstice, horoscopes

Mars’ Power

Mars is powering forwards this month in your star sign Aries. Mars in Aries is direct, forthright, strong & strident. This is an assertive, competitive Mars, passionate, intense and ready for action.

You too may feel your energy levels rising. It’s a good time to get physically fit, stand up for what you believe in and champion the weak. Mars in Aries is the fighter, the hero, the martial arts expert. It’s a speedy Mars that’s ready to do battle.

There’s another powerful factor involved for you and this is Chiron in Aries. Chiron is the wounded healer in mythology and Mars and Chiron come together in Aries on the 15th.

This combination flags up the theme of protest, old wounds resurfacing, perhaps a theme of injustice or wrongdoing. You may feel inspired to stand up for the underdog or feel incensed about what’s happening out in the world.

On a personal level, take care of your physical health mid-month. Mars is an impulsive planet but you’re wise to steer clear of danger and not take undue risks. Be wary of foolish actions.

As Aries rules the head, don’t dive into life head first. You might be heading to the dentist or be prone to headaches. Use Mars’ assertive nature well but don’t overdo it. Lower your stress levels so you avoid burn-out.

An old friend or confidante could prove you with useful advice or security. The key date to note is the 27th when there’s strength in numbers.

Turning Points

As the month begins, communication planet Mercury turns direct in Taurus and your personal money sector on the 3rd. There may be a chance to sort out any issues that kicked in during the recent eclipses cutting across the Taurus/Scorpio axis of the zodiac.

April & May could have been significant months for money whether you’ve been spending lots or you’re dealing with a debt situation.

Once Mercury turns direct, new information may come to light that helps you deal with finances. Chase up outstanding payments, talk to an adviser, balance the books and get back on track with what you want regarding money matters.

You have lovely Venus in Taurus until the 23rd. This is often a time when money comes in or you want to treat yourself and the ones you love.

The 11th could be lively when Venus meets unpredictable Uranus. There’s no guarantee whether this coincides with a financial high or low. It depends how willing you are to take a risk.

Gemini Time

Gemini is the sign of the moment throughout June. This is where you find the Sun up until the 21st, the day of the Solstice. Plus, the swift-moving planet of communication Mercury returns to Gemini on the 13th.

This means that lively activity is taking place in the sector of your horoscope which rules communication, both the spoken and written word. Use this planetary energy to initiate important conversations, line up meetings and get the ball rolling. There may be a lot to clear up after the three week Mercury retrograde phase which began on May 10th.

When planets are in Gemini, you tend to be busy, both internally and externally. Gemini’s planet, Mercury, rules the mind so this is about new ideas, quick thinking on the one hand, movement and travel on the other hand. Use this time to network, make new friends and connections and pick up the pace.

Siblings and neighbours are also part of the picture. Reach out to others, introduce yourself to other people and enjoy the simple pleasure of chatting, talk, making friends and getting to know people better.

Full Moon Vibes

There may be another reason why you want to extend your social or professional network. This is linked to the Full Moon in Sagittarius on the 14th. The Full Moon cuts across the education sectors of your horoscope. Plus, Sagittarius’ ruling planet Jupiter is currently in your star sign Aries.

Put all this together and it’s an excellent time to focus on study or teaching. You might be lining up a course for the new academic year in September or be discussing plans to offer workshops or talks.

Wherever you find the Full Moon in your horoscope, it’s shining a light. This is the area of your life to focus on, to explore fully. It’s a great time to make key decisions. For you, this is especially pertinent in the areas of travel, study and the bigger picture of life. Fire some arrows high into the sky and see where they land. Embrace new experiences and adventure.

Solstice Emotions

There’s a turning point on the 21st, the day of the Solstice, when the Sun moves into Cancer, the star sign at the base of your horoscope. Cancer rules your home and family, your past and where you come from.

Letting go of the past isn’t always easy, especially when there are emotional or financial attachments in place. Ultimately, however, this teaches you the power of love. When you open your heart fully to other people, you allow yourself to feel the depths of your vulnerability.

As the Sun enters Cancer, this may provide you with an opportunity to feel your feelings deeply. There’s nearly always a blessing or a gift to be found when you do so. The New Moon in Cancer on the 29th, a symbol of new beginnings, could lead the way.


The post Aries Horoscope June 2022 appeared first on Sally Kirkman Astrologer.

Taurus Horoscope June 2022

sun, Solstice, horoscopes

Venusian Pleasures

Your ruling planet Venus is in your star sign Taurus until the 23rd. Make the most of this, kick back, chill out and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Notice where you’re being pulled or called forward in life.

This might be linked to a desire to escape from some aspect of your life in the here and now. Take slow steps and consider your plans carefully.

Also, there’s a significant turning point for you on the 3rd when talk planet Mercury turns direct in your star sign Taurus. If you’ve been mulling over a big decision since late April or early May, this is an ideal time to set things in motion.

The recent eclipse season may have been dramatic for you as the eclipses cut across the Taurus/Scorpio axis of the zodiac in April and May. This often brings sudden change or external events impact your life and your close relationships. Mercury turning direct may bring the information to light that you need to make sense of things.

The 11th of this month is also lively when Venus aligns with the planet of change Uranus in Taurus. This could bring a sensational high or an unexpected diversion. Be on your toes and ready to act quickly to take advantage of a fast-moving situation. This might be to do with love, money or a personal goal.

Making Money

Money is one key area under the cosmic spotlight this month. In fact, it’s here where things could happen quickly. This is because, the Sun is in Gemini up until the Solstice on the 21st. Plus, talk planet Mercury returns to Gemini and your personal money sector on the 13th.

Therefore, when it comes to money matters, speak up, think quickly and make things happen. There may be a lot to negotiate or discuss when it comes to finances and you’re right to make this a priority. It’s a good month to debate new money-making ideas.

Plus, on the 23rd, your planet Venus also moves into Gemini where she remains until mid-July. Keep things light and move fast when it comes to finances. Encourage the flow of money and treat yourself and the ones you love.

Charities & Fundraising

The planetary activity involving finances may peak during the Full Moon on the 14th. This Full Moon is at the centre of this dynamic activity. It falls across the Gemini/Sagittarius axis of the zodiac highlighting the financial axis of your horoscope.

Full Moons are an ideal time for clarity and making intuitive decisions. Yes, there is a possibility during this Full Moon of being scammed or seduced. Alternatively, other people may over-promise.

This is where your earth sign nature is invaluable, enabling you to make the right financial decision or work out the nuts and bolts, the practicalities of a big goal or project. Keep your feet firmly on the ground and use your common sense.

During this Full Moon, Neptune in Pisces makes a square aspect to the Sun, exact on the 16th. Neptune in Pisces lights up your friends and group sector, also your hopes and wishes. Put all this together and you may be involved in a fundraising event or be helping out someone you care about or a group you’re a member of.

The flip side can kick in, however, i.e. you’re the one who’s gifted money or other people are there for you. Be open to receiving, practise gratitude and encourage the flow of abundance into your life.

Take a Trip

The Solstice takes place this month on the 21st, the day the Sun moves into Cancer. Use this time to go somewhere new, to experiment and shift your perspective on life.

Take yourself off to Stonehenge, for example, and remind yourself of the wonders of the natural world. Being philosophical about life can be the way through any challenges or difficulties that may arise.

This month’s New Moon also lights up the study and communication sector of your horoscope. It falls in Cancer on the 29th. Traditionally, a New Moon symbols new beginnings. This is a nod towards studying or learning something new. You might be fact-finding or gathering new information.

Fiery Mars

Finally this month, action planet Mars is moving through your previous star sign Aries throughout June. This turns your attention inwards. The planet of action and speed is going to be in the most hidden sector of your horoscope until early July.

You could be immersed in inner work or want to take time out to do research or decide what next. Trust your instincts and don’t repress your natural intuition during this time. Notice where your anger goes and try not to turn it in on yourself. Keep physically fit and let off steam if you notice you’re feeling pent up or tense.

This may be linked to what’s happening at work or regarding your future path. Saturn turns retrograde in Aquarius and your career & vocation sector on the 4th. This could bring a shift in priorities or a change of occupation. It might be the right time to step down or take a step back.


The post Taurus Horoscope June 2022 appeared first on Sally Kirkman Astrologer.

Turning Points: New Moon, Mercury Direct

solving puzzles

New Moon [9 Gemini 03] – May 30, 2022 (12:30 GMT+1)

Mercury turns direct [26 Taurus 05] – June 3, 2022 (09:00 GMT+1)

It’s a week of turning points as we move from May to June. Here’s why this week is so important.

New Moon

As the week begins, there’s a New Moon in Gemini on May 30th, a symbol of new beginnings. We’re leaving behind the shadowy world of eclipses and starting afresh. When you first catch a glimpse of the crescent moon in the night sky, be sure to make a wish. New Moon symbolism has magic within it.

Gemini is the sign of duality and rules all forms of communication. Therefore, it’s an ideal time to talk, negotiate, debate, explore new ideas, make plans and catch up with anyone who’s recently been quiet.

There are no challenging planetary aspects to this New Moon and it picks up on the recent fiery energy of the Mars-Jupiter conjunction in Aries, which was exact on May 29th.


When the planet of courage and action (Mars) meets the planet of freedom and expansion (Jupiter) in the first sign of the zodiac (Aries), you know it’s a time to set things in motion. This affirms the New Moon energy is powerful this week.

It’s a good time to get physically fit and mentally strong with Mars in Aries. Use the Mars-Jupiter power to create a power surge in your life. This is forceful & assertive planetary energy when channelled well.

Gemini Themes

Plus, this is an ideal New Moon to change your mind. Gemini is one of the mutable star signs, changeable and restless. Most Geminis have a dual side to their nature and are often great story-tellers.

Doing nothing isn’t the best option at the Gemini New Moon. Take action, even if it means switching allegiance, changing sides or playing devil’s advocate.

Gemini’s the trickster who keeps everyone on their toes. You may find your ideas changing fast & furiously as the week progresses.

Mercury Turns Direct

Finally, on June 3rd, Gemini’s ruling planet Mercury turns direct. Mercury’s the communication planet and has been retrograde or on go slow since May 10th. There’ve been many stories of mixups, misunderstandings, transport issues and technological glitches.

Mercury turning direct brings new information to light. You can often push things through a few days before Mercury switches direction and this week that’s especiallly true. Chase people up, untangle muddles, solve mysteries.

Mercury turns direct at 26 Taurus an important degree because it’s linked to the last two Full Moon Lunar Eclipses on November 19, 2021 & May 16, 2022. These two powerful eclipses cut across the zodiac at 27 & 25 degrees respectively of the Taurus/Scorpio axis.

Therefore, what comes to light this week may help you resolve an issue linked to these powerful eclipses, harbingers of highs and lows, drama and the unexpected. Taurus & Scorpio are the star signs linked to fertility & sex, money & power, the land & regeneration.

It’s a week of turning points – how are you going to use this dynamic planetary energy in your life?

The post Turning Points: New Moon, Mercury Direct appeared first on Sally Kirkman Astrologer.

New Moon in Gemini, May 30, 2022

Gemini’s inherent duality is visible on this New Moon at 09° 03’ Gemini on 30 May 2022, 04:30 AM PDT. On one hand we have the Gemini luminaries sextile the volatile Mars-Jupiter conjunction in Aries, and on the other, Mercury, Gemini’s ruler, is in Taurus and is sextile Neptune in Pisces, square Saturn in Aquarius and trine Pluto in Capricorn. What this suggests is we are likely to be bombarded with conflicting messages!

We need to remember there are no “bad” signs, aspects or planets. The Gemini luminaries sextile Mars-Jupiter in Aries is a bold, brash combination designed to get our blood moving and inspire us to take action. What we have occurring on this New Moon is more about timing than anything. Mercury is still retrograde in Taurus and won’t go direct until June 3. We can always ignore this and move forward with our exciting plans and that may work out fine. However there is also a good possibility of running into a brick wall. What we gain by waiting is having a direct Mercury in practical Taurus to help us with pesky details like getting financing in place, making sure various experts are available to give us feedback, all important documents are in order and filed with the proper authorities, etc. By the end of the second week in June, Mercury will have moved out of orb of the square to Saturn in Aquarius and made its third trine to Pluto in Capricorn as well as be back up to speed. Of course, we also lose the gentle wisdom generated by Mercury in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces. Win some, lose some.

The lovely Venus in Taurus has little impact at this time. It is semi-sextile Mars and Jupiter in Aries which may provide enough pleasant distractions to take a little of their manic edge off. One would hope anyway.

Best news is Uranus in Taurus sits this lunation out. There is enough turbulence with having erratic Uranus messing with the situation.

We seldom have such a clear example of duality as we do on this New Moon in Gemini. And as long as we strive to see how this can work to enrich our lives and avoid the simplistic trap of calling anything we don’t understand as “bad”, we’ll be OK. It is human nature to choose the familiar over the unknown and want to get our information in small, easily digestible amounts. The fast paced world most of us live in constantly feeds us info-bites and unless we make a concerted effort to dig deeper on our own, we end up settling for a small fragment of the truth. Gemini excels at grabbing exciting bits of information from every available source, that’s its job. But it takes the rest of zodiac to put all these pieces together into a cohesive whole. Each sign is integral and valuable to the process of learning about our place in this amazing world. Use the time between this New Moon in Gemini and the upcoming Full Moon in Sagittarius to slow down and observe what unfolds in our own lives and in the world at large. Always interesting! For now, it might be a good idea to cultivate patience, tolerance while keep our minds and hearts open. Peace and love to all.

Note: Timing is averaged for EDT to PDT.

The New Moon in Gemini May 30th

May 27th ~ June 3rd

“The Friendly Gossips” by Eugene de Blaas

Mind is thus neither the source of light, like a shining sun, nor the reflected light of something greater, like the moon, but a shimmering pool of contingent potential, capable of reflecting sun, moon, and any other object that happens to dance upon its surface. Its function is more important than its essence, and is influenced significantly by the nature of what gets stirred into its pristine waters. ~ Andrew Olendzki

On May 30th (7:31 AM EDT, 4:31 AM PDT, 12:31 PM Universal Greenwich Time), we have the New Moon at 9º Gemini 03’. Gemini is a sign of wit and dexterity, filled with restless curiosity, and the changing tides of the seasons. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, Spring makes way for Summer, we emerge from our dens, greet the neighbors, and share the news of the day.

Gemini is a Mercury sign, and Mercury is slowing for its direct station on June 3rd. Still retrograde, Mercury is asking us to pause and restrain the Gemini restlessness. Kind of difficult, as it is like capturing the wind in a bottle. A Mars/Jupiter conjunction does little to contain it, and hold it back, only throwing more agitation into the winds. Both Mercury and Saturn will station at the degree of the recent Lunar Eclipse, and as such is asking us to just stop. Wait and Focus. Get back to the things that matter.

The Total Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio had this remarkable ability to reveal the dark underbelly in society. Digging up all the rotten and the worst that humanity has to offer. But also reminding us that we can do better, that we can evolve, that there is more than this. Mercury will station near the North Node in Taurus offering remedies, advice and guidance. In our own lives it will be offering illumination. But right now, it is asking us to pause and pay attention.

Mercury only just returned to the late degrees of Taurus for some unfinished business, trying to show and remind us those things that truly matter in our lives. What our priorities are. And making sure that we have those priorities in order before we make a new start. The attention is still being turned within, where we are being asked to pay attention to our own hearts and minds, and what we are holding on to there.

But even as we are being asked to pause, and gather further information, New Moons are still times of great potential, when we gather seeds of intention, and look for fertile ground that will allow these to grow. In this time of newness, with the birth of the new Lunar Month, do take some time to pause, to find stillness, and consider what your true priorities are, and how you can make these a closer reality in your life going forward.

The New Moon in Gemini is traditionally a good time to:

  • Learn something New: Take a class, become more informed, indulge your curiosity. Go to a library. Venture into a book store. Attend a lecture. Learn a new skill.

  • Share Information: Start a journal. Call old friends. Chat with the neighbors. Meet for lunch. Inquiring minds want to know, and our curiosity is now getting recharged.

  • Get to know your neighborhood or environment: Short day trips. A visit to the new shop in town. Act like a tourist visiting a new locale.

  • Become informed: With Mercury still retrograde, and still in the throes of the Eclipse Season, we may be distracted with too much information, while not having all the facts we need to make clear decisions. Investigate. Uncover. Use the strong Mercury/Pluto trine this week to Analyze, Investigate and Look beneath the surface. What we learn now can prove to be useful later on.

Gemini has domain over: Words, data, communications, information and facts. Language and how it is used. Gabbing, small talk, Inquisitiveness and gossip. Reading and Writing. Libraries and Book stores. Places where information is gathered, and where people gather for information. Schools, young people, students, teachers. The ability to multi-task, juggle and whistle all at the same time. Gemini is a sign of dexterity, cleverness, wit and humor. It rules comedians, writers, sales people, and customer relations. When overloaded, Gemini can consume us with anxiety and confusion. But when strong it allows us to make connections easily and seamlessly. Appointments, schedules, Managing time. Walking, short trips, road maps, and the vehicles that will help to take us there: bicycles, cars, trains, and buses, and things that Go.

The Gemini tone: Gemini can be very busy and awash with information and distraction. We are curious, and filled with all sorts of ideas, as we are drawn here, there and everywhere. This is also a very social sign, and you will see the throngs re-emerging out into the world.

What is needed: Find ways to connect with your heart center, and allow that to serve you as your lodestar going forward. Then make a list of questions that you would like to see answered or get more information about over the weeks ahead.

If you wish to make affirmations or intentions with the New Moon, do so after the time of the New Moon in your area, but while it is still new and filled with potential (from the New Moon on Monday thru the Crescent Moon on Friday, June 3rd). Make your intentions and affirmations positive, and make them your own. Some possible intentions and/or affirmations for this Moon might be:

  • May I find joy in fulfilling my curiosity and satisfying my need to know.

  • With effortless dexterity I ride the winds and adapt to the changing tides.

  • I take pride in being able to see both sides of a situation clearly and objectively.

  • I gain confidence in using my words skillfully, and sharing my ideas clearly with others.

  • My mind is vast and luminous and has incredible potential.

  • I want to see my mind filled with only the most positive and inspiring thoughts.

  • I want to increase my knowledge and learn more about…

  • I learn best by allowing myself to go where I need to go.

  • May I find the best remedies, information and healing methods to relieve anxiety, confusion, allergies, asthma, hay fever, problems with my lungs, breath, shoulders, hands or…