There is a very yin-yang feel to the month of May. For the first three weeks, the Sun and Jupiter travel side by side, which creates a very expansive, jovial, and optimistic energy. Here we have the yang as we will naturally feel more inclined to push outward and experience more than normal.
With a solar eclipse (new moon) in Gemini (0º21’) on Sunday, May 20 at 4:47pm, this degree is represented by this Sabian symbol: “A glass-bottomed boat reveals undersea wonders.” Eclipse months always herald major shifts. Whatever is said or done on an eclipse day tends to be final.
There will be a lunar eclipse (full moon) in Sagittarius (14º14’) on Monday, June 4 at 4:12am. This degree is symbolized by the Sabian symbol of “the groundhog looking for its shadow on Groundhog Day, February 2.” Eclipse months always herald major shifts.
With many people’s eyes fixed on December as the month to watch, we could be in danger of overlooking June, which looks like a month of great importance from an astrological point of view. In the first week alone, we have a lunar eclipse, swiftly followed by the Venus transit of the Sun.
July 2012 (30/3) You begin this quarter with the vibration of celebration, acknowledgment, and acceptance of the rewards received for work well done. These energies bring clarity to any situation so that you can complete it in joy, happiness, and fulfillment.
The first week of July confronts us with the results of our actions from June, which was, as you may recall, a bit of a rollercoaster ride. We're not quite off the rollercoaster yet. In fact, it won't be until the last week of the month that peace, harmony, and stability will be restored.
Mercury turns retrograde on July 14 at Leo until August 7, when it will have reached 1°30' Leo. Its shadow period continues until August 22, a period during which we want to express ourselves from our hearts and reconnect with our creativity. Relationships with children could be enhanced.
August 2012 () This month moves you into the energies of the spiritual master builder that you are. It brings you four times the strength, courage, and responsibility to bring the spiritual energies to the material plane and put them in form within your life.