May 17: A Glimmer of Hope for Our Fortunes

May 17: A Glimmer of Hope for Our Fortunes

Moon is sextile the sun at 12:13 a.m.

Moon is sextile Jupiter Rx at 12:59 a.m., and moon void of course begins

Moon enters Aries at 6:36 a.m., and moon void of course ends

Just after midnight, the moon in emotive Pisces forms a supportive sextile with the sun in abundant Taurus, activating the waning crescent phase of the lunar cycle. If we were to look up to the sky at this time, we would see the glowing crescent shining out in the night. It’s an evocative lunar symbol that marks the final turning point in the lunar cycle before the moon goes dark. Our energies may begin to settle and ground over the next few days.

Shortly after, the moon in Pisces forms a sextile with Jupiter in grounded Capricorn, blending potent emotions with the yearly theme of slow, expansive growth. At this moment, there may be a sense of assuredness and ease concerning how certain events are unfolding. Right then, the moon then goes void of course, a time of pause for new beginnings, but it ends just as the moon enters fiery Aries. The day is sure to begin on a burst of new enthusiasm, and emotional courage.

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Sun is trine Jupiter Rx at 9:40 a.m.

Moon is sextile Saturn Rx at 10:29 a.m.

Later on in the morning, the sun in Taurus comes into an earth trine with Jupiter in Capricorn. This may present an opportunity to feel productive and proactive when it comes to managing our material resources. Although our growth and progress are slow and steady, there may be a glimmer of hope that our fortunes are slowly working out for the better.

Shortly after, then moon in primal Aries forms a supportive sextile with Saturn in Aquarius. This harmonizes and stabilizes the bold initiatives of the moment with the slow, Saturnian forces of societal restructuring.


Moon is conjunct Chiron at 11:14 p.m.

Late night, the waning moon in impulsive Aries forms a conjunction with Chiron, the asteroid of the wounded healer. This brings the bold emotional awareness of the moment into intimate contact with the universal themes of soul healing. With Chiron in Aries symbolizing wounding around expressing individuality and personal authority, it could be that the moon in Aries is delivering some new vitality and courage to explore and heal these topics.

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