February 7: Venus enters Aries, and is trine the moon

February 7: Venus enters Aries, and is trine the moon



The moon is opposite Saturn at 7:43 a.m.

The showdown between the sensitive Cancer moon and stern taskmaster Saturn in Capricorn can start the day off on a tense, polarizing note. Saturn will be completing its time in Capricorn this year, but before this tough teacher leaves its earthy home sign, it is asking us to face up to hard truths and make lasting changes in our lives. These hard truths have some intense emotional effects and implications, so we may be facing these this morning as we strategize our future goals. Hard aspects like this between the moon and Saturn can produce some heavy feelings like sadness and discouragement, but fortunately, this aspect is fleeting.


Venus enters Aries at 12:02 p.m., and the moon enters Leo at 2:45 p.m.

Venus, the planet of love, attraction, and connection leaves Pisces—her place of exaltation and special potency—today, for the fiery and individualistic world of Aries. Aries is ruled by Mars, so it brings topics of confrontation and a feeling of conquest in love forward. It is a less peaceful time for relational matters that can certainly stir passions, but also arguments, as we tend to favor fighting to express our own desires rather than compromise for the needs of others. Shortly after, the cosmic mood heats up even further as the moon leaves intimate Cancer to shift into bold, courageous, and expressive Leo…

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The moon is trine Venus at 2:59 p.m.

Just minutes after the lunar elemental shift from emotive water to passionate fire, there is an exact fire trine between the active, waxing moon in Leo and Venus in impulsive Aries. What a difference a day can make! Suddenly, a restless feeling takes over, and the late afternoon explodes into sudden action. Any topic that we had been musing on or contemplating has been set back in motion, as we find the collective mood ramping up to an enthusiastic crescendo that is about to peak at tomorrow’s full moon! We dare to say what is in our hearts, and it feels good to let it out.


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