The Daily Astro for June 26, 2012

Sun in Cancer/Moon in Libra: storks cooperate in building a nest.

The Daily Astro for June 26, 2012

The Moon enters Libra at 1:15 PM EDT.  Themes of cooperation, creativity/artistry, and partnership/relating are highlighted. The Moon sextiles Mercury at 2:40 PM EDT, “greasing the wheels” of communication, enabling us to express ourselves with drama and flair. It’s a special plus if we’re  writing or speaking with larger groups or audiences or involved in mass media in any way.  Next, the Moon forms an uneasy aspect to Neptune in Pisces (6:31 PM EDT), tossing the veil of confusion over our heads for a bit as we move toward the Moon’s “larger than life” trine with Jupiter (7:10 PM EDT). Using diplomacy and tact, we can deal with a variety of people and situations in a graceful manner and make a positive impression.  At 11:30 PM EDT, the Moon squares the Sun in Cancer. This is a First Quarter Square, with a theme of “crisis”, so navigate emotional minefields with the same care you’ve shown today and this day will end on an upbeat note. Very late tonight (2:16 AM EDT), the Moon/Venus trine comes to our emotional rescue–pleasant dreams to all!

Sabian Symbol for today’s Sun: “Game birds feathering their nests .”
Kozminsky Symbol for today’s Sun: “A man spending money lavishly entertaining his friends, a clown hidden behind a curtain laughing at him .”

The Keyword for the Sabian Symbol is “ Meticulousness”.
The Keyword for the Kozminsky Symbol is “Wastefulness”.

The Sabian Symbol coordinates well with the Sun in Cancer (the birds are making themselves a home) and the Moon in Libra (this Symbol signifies group spirit and cooperation/give and take). By working together the birds strengthen their position by dividing the labor and building something useful to take care of their offspring (Cancer).  The Kozminsky Symbol shows the negative side of The Sun in Cancer/Moon in Libra combination–the man, wishing to impress his friends, is profligate and isn’t taking proper care of his resources. His fair-weather friends will desert him when the money runs out (even the clown is laughing at him).  “Behind the curtain” relates to the Moon/Neptune aspect–he’s not aware of what’s going on around him and may be deceived. By trying so hard to please, he may go overboard (Moon trine Jupiter on the “down side” = excess) and overextend himself.

Born on June 26:

Pearl S. Buck, Chris O’ Donnell, Chris Isaak, Peter Lorre, Abner Doubleday (invented baseball?), Harriet Wheeler (The sundays), Derek Jeter, Greg Lemond (1st American to win the Tour de France), Aruna Ray (activist), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (Female Athlete of the year 6 times from 1932-54), Michael Vick, Anne Catherine of Brandenberg (Queen of Denmark/Norway), Arthur Middleton (Signer, US Declaration of Independence), William Kelvin (Kelvin Scale), “Big Bill” Broonzy, Jeanne Eagels, Willy Messerschmitt (aircraft designer), Stuart Symington, “Babe” Herman (Brooklyn Dodgers), “Colonel Tom” Parker (Elvis Presley’s manager, real name Dries van Kruijik), Paul Castellano (mob boss), Eleanor Parker, Milton Glaser, Colin Wilson, Maurice Wilkes (computer pioneer), John V. Tunney (boxing champ), Billy Davis, Jr. (Fifth Dimension), Larry Taylor (Canned Heat), Georgie Fame, Gilberto Gil, Jean Knight (“Mr. Big Stuff”), Robert Davi, Patty Smyth (Scandal), Paul Thomas Anderson (filmmaker), Irv Gotti (record producer), Pat Morita, Jay Silverheels (“Tonto” in “The Lone Ranger”), Jason Schwartzmann, Gretchen Wilson, Mark Mc Kinney (“Kids in the Hall”), Mick Jones (The Clash), Golin Greenwood (Radiohead), Zeng Jinlian (was the tallest female in recorded medical history), Alexandra Cento (L5), Garou (Quebec singer), Lucinda Childs, Salvador Allende, Reverend G. Vale Owen, Jerry Schatzberg, Nathan Followill (Kings of Leon), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Terri Nunn (Berlin), Paul Phillips (Puddle of Mudd), Aubrey Plaza (“Parks and Recreation”)

Tarot Enhancer/Antidote: Ace of Cups/9 of Cups
The Ace of Cups can relate to our home or feeling “at home” (Cancer Sun), and to the beginning of a relationship, the discovery of the ‘other’ (Moon in Libra).  With the 9 of Cups, we’re feeling fulfilled and are willing to commit and accept our partners whole-heartedly in the spirit of openness and generosity. There’s a magnanimous feeling to this combination (Moon trine Jupiter) but also a warning not to overindulge. There’s more than a hint of the “too much ain’t enough” philosophy here, so be careful not to waste your love, energy, or  resources (as the man in the Kozminsky Symbol is so intent upon doing) and take care not to become obsessed with anyone or anything to the point where it becomes an addiction.

–by Valerie Sylvester, June 26, 2012–

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