Seeking approval? Validation can only be found within!

May 15, 2024

At 4:48 a.m.: The moon is square the sun

Before sun-up, the first quarter moon in Leo invites us to reflect upon intentions set during the May 7 new moon. At that time, we were invited to architect long-term goals. Patience and persistence were key. Yet today, we revert to a child-like mentality. We want success now, and we’ll throw a temper tantrum if our desires aren’t immediately achievable. I mean, we’ve been putting in work for a whole week. Shouldn’t we have seen results already? Part of our anxiety here has to do with the optics of our situation. If we haven’t reached a milestone, what will others think of us? Will we fall out of favor in their eyes? Today’s cosmic clash reminds us not to doubt our worth. Validation can only be found within. If people think less of us because we fail to live up to their impossible expectations, is their admiration really worth the stress?

At 9:41 a.m.: The moon is square Jupiter and the moon void of course begins

In the morning, the moon squares off with Jupiter in Taurus, perpetuating today’s crisis of self-esteem. In our eagerness to please, we risk making promises we can’t keep. Scrutinize the company you keep now. Friends or colleagues may be pleasant to be around, but do they have your best interests at heart? People can take advantage of your generosity, so be on your guard. The moon enters a void of course following this aspect that will last until mid-afternoon. Wait until the evening to set new projects or plans in motion.