August 27: The Creative Process

August 27: The Creative Process

The moon is trine Mars at 5:00 a.m., and moon void of course begins

The moon enters Capricorn at 10:37 a.m., and moon void of course ends

Thursday begins with a potent fire trine between the moon in idealistic Sagittarius and Mars in impulsive Aries. This trine is the last planetary aspect that the moon makes before changing signs, so the moon void of course begins now. This somewhat reactive and action-ready trine is sure to kick-start the day with urges to move our bodies and make big moves in our projects. Still, since the moon is void for a few hours, it will be better to channel this hunger for action into exercise, or having the courage to express a vital need. It’s an excellent opportunity to feel inspired, energized, and rejuvenated, enjoying ourselves in the moment.

When the moon shifts into pragmatic Capricorn a few hours later, the lunar mood is a little steadier, which is a better time to make any new starts from a more grounded place


Venus is trine Neptune at 2:13 p.m.

By the afternoon, a truly magical water trine forms between Venus in empathetic Cancer and Neptune in compassionate Pisces. This trine is an excellent opportunity to explore meditative states, enjoy listening to or creating transcendent music, and feeling connected to a universal sense of love and collective well-being.

Our love relationships will benefit from sweet, nurturing connections and intuitive currents of empathy flowing between us. Even if you don’t identify as a creative person, this beautiful trine can open a portal for you to access a flow state, where you can explore painting, sculpting, or evening singing. The point is not to create something “perfect,” but to simply enjoy the creative journey and process, for how liberating and healing it can be.


The moon is trine the sun at 8:09 p.m.

In the evening, the moon in determined Capricorn forms an earth trine with the sun in conscientious Virgo, making the waxing gibbous phase of the lunar cycle. Energies continue to ramp up toward the full moon, and this supportive earth trine between our luminaries helps us to materialize our new moon intentions. There may be a turning point for many of us today that helps us feel clear, grounded, and confident in our strategies moving forward.


All the aspects mentioned are calculated in Standard Pacific Time, for greater accuracy please adjust to your own location