- The Moon is in Aries.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waxing and in its Waxing Gibbous phase.
- The First Quarter Moon occurred on the 12th, and a Full Moon will happen tomorrow.
- Mercury is no longer retrograde, and is in its post-retrograde shadow.
- Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, and Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesMercury and Jupiter have just ended their retrograde cycles, dear Aries, contributing to much hopefulness about your friendships and long-term plans. These events can bring your social life to life. Connecting brings more joy. Conversations and projects begin to move forward. People in your life are encouraging you, or your relationship with someone is a motivator for handling a problem. The motivation to interact, contribute, and participate improves. There can be a significant turning point in your outlook, and your faith in a plan, dream, or cause increases. As these areas of life clear up, you gain more insight into where you stand and have a stronger sense of where you’re headed. You more naturally reach out to others and network in the period ahead when you have excellent opportunities to enjoy, build, or form friendships. Today, the Moon spends the day in your sign, and emotional needs are loud and clear! Feelings can fluctuate about money and possessions later today. You must first learn to define what is yours before you feel confident about giving to and sharing with others.
TaurusJupiter has turned direct after four months of retrograde motion, dear Taurus, and you’re likely to enjoy more optimism about your career or general life direction. Professional and reputation matters gain clarity, slowly but surely, and until December 28th, you’re in great shape with these things. Although it can take time to get back on track, you will likely see some subtle improvements in these areas in the weeks ahead. There’s more hopefulness, faith, and confidence in your life direction, long-term goals, reputation, and career prospects or outlook. You may have recently questioned whether your efforts have had much impact but now feel stronger and ready to take on a challenge and bring more confidence to your work. Or, you feel more capable of handling your responsibilities and taking the lead. If a business venture or life path seems to have blocked in recent months, you are now turning a corner. Today, there can be a disconnect or moodiness with Venus forming an awkward angle with Uranus in your sign. While there can be some confusing signals coming from someone close to you, you’re learning much about your most intimate needs.
GeminiJupiter has just turned direct, dear Gemini, awakening your optimism around the same time that your ruler, Mercury, also ended its retrograde. You feel more comfortable sharing your creative side, friendships improve, a fun project or pastime excites you, or there may be much to enjoy with a love interest or partner. There can be quite a bit of excitement about sharing your ideas and interests with others. You can feel you’re turning a corner with your outlook. Publishing or learning matters can move forward, perhaps after some limbo. Delays lift or news comes in that renews your interest in and motivation for these pursuits. In recent months, you may have questioned a particular belief system or suffered from some lack of faith in your future. Now, you readily find reasons to be optimistic about where you’re heading. The Moon spends the day in your social sector, and it’s a good time to approach others and enjoy simple, straightforward connections. People are drawn to you quite naturally, although you could feel a little caged in later today. It’s a temporary feeling, and it’s best to put worries about your past behind you so that you can better enjoy the present.
CancerJupiter has just turned direct after four months of retrograde motion, dear Cancer. As a result, you can feel more confident about dealing with tricky emotions and complicated problems. It’s been slow going, but you’ll begin to feel some forward momentum building, especially with your intimate life or finances. A close relationship may resume, rekindle, or heat up. Or, if you’ve been procrastinating on settling your finances, you’re now ready to take them on. The give and take in a relationship improves, or there is more clarity about your feelings and a partner’s involvement. Until December 28th, especially, energies are excellent for making empowering lifestyle changes. Today, aim to pay close attention to how you feel in a group or with a particular friend. Decide whether your interactions are empowering and encouraging, or if they leave you feeling drained. Consider ways to keep yourself busy, absorbed in things you love doing, so that you are not as vulnerable to the ups and downs of your social life, and embrace a greater sense of peace.
LeoMercury and Jupiter turned direct yesterday, dear Leo, and key areas of your life can be unblocking. You may be connecting with people and information that help you get closer to your goals. Building faith in a relationship can be in focus and rewarding. After four months of retrograde motion, Jupiter is now direct in your partnership sector–a refreshing move and a good sign for your close relationships or partnerships. It’s also strong for your general sense of balance. There can be more clarity or forward movement in a partnership. You experience less fear and more joy now, or you feel you’re turning a corner in a relationship. Certainly, your needs from others become more apparent. There could be more helpful, happy, or pleasing people coming (or coming back) into your life. The Moon spends today in your spirit sector, bringing a need to escape the usual routine. The goal may be to refresh your spirit. Nevertheless, you could feel on the fence today. New attractions and desires can abound but may not settle in for the long term. Emotional outbursts, rebelliousness, or impulsiveness are tendencies now if you’re feeling stressed. Take a deep breath and try to tackle things one at a time, step by step.
VirgoWith Mercury and Jupiter now direct, dear Virgo, the chance to make your daily life or chores better–and even joyful–can emerge. Especially until December 28th, when Jupiter finishes its transit of your solar sixth house, there is excellent energy with you for benefits from work, services, and health. For now, you’re easing forward, and it feels comfortable. Enthusiasm grows, as does your confidence, particularly on practical levels. There’s a reason for renewed hope or optimism about finances or work, and a work or self-care program can motivate and inspire you. A delayed project can now “unblock.” Your motivation increases to get back on track with lifestyle changes or improving your habits and routines. Work matters pick up speed. You might return to projects that recently stalled, or you receive new information that lifts a block or obstacle out of your way. After reacquainting yourself with what you left behind, things pick up pace in these areas of life. You’re more confident and more likely to pursue new developments in business or work. Today, there can be some tension and indecision affecting your mood. You value familiarity in love with Venus in your sector of home and family these days, and can sometimes feel a little off center if schedules change or plans are disrupted. Today, expect the unexpected and aim to be flexible. You may be unsure whether you want to play it safe for go out on a limb.
LibraJupiter has just turned direct in your romance and creativity sector, dear Libra, giving the green light for romance, arts, and entertainment. It ushers in hope and feelings of optimism, particularly about a creative project or a romantic relationship. Your spirit to enjoy life is building! Mercury’s direct turn in your sign also helps. More clarity or enthusiasm may come to your love life, pursuit of joy, leisure time, or creative projects-faith and optimism increase. You’re likely to make more spontaneous and natural connections in the coming weeks. Although this shift isn’t instant, you’ll gradually feel more optimistic about sharing yourself with others. Later today, it may be best to take a step back to observe your interactions. Read too much or dig too deeply, and you will only get yourself into sticky territory.
ScorpioMercury and Jupiter have just turned direct after retrograde motion, dear Scorpio, and family and domestic affairs improve considerably. It can be a time for seeing the way around an obstacle that you previously thought was insurmountable. Jupiter has been in retrograde motion for four months, and its turnaround increases your enthusiasm and joy, particularly in your emotions, home life, and personal world. The weeks ahead are excellent for gradual improvements to family life. It can be a time of increased happiness, warmth, comfort, and support in your domestic world. Home improvement projects can resume or pick up pace, and relationships with family may strengthen. You have a real and growing sense that things are getting better. The Moon spends the day in your work and health sector, and you’re inclined to tidy, focusing on the more minor problems in your life that may have taken over! Later today, there could be a disconnect, or some restlessness stirred. Try to immerse yourself in things that you love doing rather than depend on things going as planned.
SagittariusWith Jupiter now direct after four months of retrograde motion, dear Sagittarius, the motivation to pursue personal interests increases. You may return to old or abandoned dreams, studies, and plans with new excitement. Your confidence in studies or your ability to express yourself increases. More clarity is likely in your projects, communications, and personal interests. Positive word of mouth can benefit you tremendously, especially until December 28th. Studies, interviews, connections, and contacts can figure strongly and work in your favor. Your enthusiasm builds for learning and connecting. Conversations open up, and faith and optimism improve in the weeks ahead. You’re more courageous about reaching out to others or blocks to making connections lift, and this is a time for spontaneous and natural interactions. There can be a sense that you’re turning a corner now. Today, the Moon is in a fun and playful sector of your chart, keeping things light. As the day advances, you might crave things, activities, and pleasures that are different or reflect your inner unrest and need for change. However, once you get in touch with your heart, your restlessness will dramatically decrease! You may be struggling with your seemingly at odds needs for closeness and intimacy and your desire for independence.
CapricornMercury and Jupiter have just changed direction, dear Capricorn, lighting your way. Jupiter’s direct turn after four months of retrograde motion increases your confidence and joy–your general outlook and stores of optimism strengthen. With this turn in direction occurring in your resources sector, you have good reason for more confidence with money, resources, and talents in the weeks ahead. Your faith in your abilities and skills increases. A money block or delay might lift. It may take some time to get completely back on track, but the period ahead (until December 28th) is favorable for business ventures and money-making ideas. You are more decisive about making purchases and confident about pursuing your desires. You’re also a little more faithful and courageous about growing a business. Today, the Moon spends the day in your family and home sector, and you seek the comfort of familiar places and faces. Later today, avoid behaving erratically in your relationships and instead attempt to get to the root of any unrest stimulated now. It’s best not to make hasty or rebellious decisions. People may surprise you or make changes now that can be a little disruptive, but nothing you can’t handle. In fact, there can be interesting detours.
AquariusJupiter will continue to transit your sign until December 28th, dear Aquarius. It has just turned direct, and people see your best qualities in a favorable (or new and improved) light. You can be feeling some excitement and enthusiasm about your interests, a piece of news, or promising prospects. There could be some recognition for work you did in the past or excitement about the revival of a favorite dream/plan. You are looking at the world around you, yourself, and situations with building confidence and positivity. You’re likely to notice a shift in your outlook and mood now. In the weeks ahead, you’re increasingly more comfortable and confident that you have the power to make positive changes in your life. This week, you feel that you’re turning a corner. The Moon spends today in your communications sector, increasing your curiosity and desire to reach out. Later today, there can be some minor feelings of unrest or off-timing socially. It makes sense to try to get to the root of any unusual desires that come over you now, as they may only be a symptom of the need for a slight change in your relationships or relating patterns.
PiscesWith Mercury and Jupiter now direct, dear Pisces, your desire to improve, grow, and overcome obstacles is great. If you’ve had a lifestyle change in mind, plans to get that started can emerge. The desire to win can move you to make improvements. Jupiter was retrograde for four months, and in the process, it retreated into your privacy sector. You’re in a development stage with Jupiter transiting your privacy sector until December 28th, when this confidence-boosting planet will head back into your sign. For now, you’re clearing the decks, and Jupiter’s direct motion helps you do so with a stronger sense of purpose. The period ahead is golden for the culmination of projects and introspection as you prepare for a more visible and outgoing period ahead. Your outlook improves, and so does the faith that you can put troubling matters behind you. Blocks can lift for projects or initiatives that have stalled. The Moon spends today in your resources and worth sector, sensitizing you to the practical side of your life.
Astrology of Today – The Details:
If you’re astrologically inclined and interested in the details of the Astrology of today, here are some of the factors considered in the forecasts:
Planet Color Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet, and the longer the duration of the planet’s transit.
The purple marker above shows where we are in the current moon phase cycle.