The Sky Today, May 23, 2023

May 23, 2023

At 5:45 a.m.: The moon is conjunct Venus

In the morning, the Cancer moon aligns with Venus in Cancer, making us sentimental. Reach out to old friends or family members to wax nostalgic! Memories are a good source of creative inspiration. And under this energy, we could be prompted to make art based on childhood events.  Listening to music from our past or making home-cooked meals provides a sense of comfort and familiarity. Although we tend to be more social during moon-Venus connections, we’ll probably want to stick close to home for this one. Consider inviting others into your space to hang out. 

At 8:36 a.m.: The moon is square Chiron

Following this, the moon squares off with Chiron in Aries, stimulating tension, when a tender subject matter has been introduced! We are reminded of moments in childhood when we lacked the proper resources to defend our intelligence, abilities, or desires.  On some level, we may still feel beholden to others, as though striking out on our own would do a disservice to our loved ones. We may not be able to resolve this issue today, but conflict can reveal where bravery is required to clear this psychological hurdle going forward.