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ARIES: Fresh starts and committed initiatives in your career begin in earnest with the New Moon in your 10th house of career and life direction on the 11th. The lunation occurs at 21 degrees of Capricorn and squares up to Eris in your 1st house. A sense of internal discord can arise at this New Moon but Venus is on the move (also in your 10th house). She helps emancipate you from nagging fears, build bridges between your instinctual creativity and life direction, and plum the depths of your most powerful spiritual desires as she conjuncts Pluto on the 16th and sextiles stabilizing Saturn. A powerful week!
TAURUS: Personal commitment to travel plans, marketing, media, publishing and educational activities is strongly supported at the New Moon in your 9th house on the 11th. Past fears and insecurities may bubble up as this lunation makes contact with Eris, the planet of discord and conflict, transiting through your 12th house of the generational past. But Venus lends her support as she transits the 9th house. She seeks liberation from the past on the 12th, healing compassion for your future goals on the 14th, and intense passionate involvement as she conjuncts Pluto on the 19th. Stability resides here as she also connects with the grounded energy of Saturn in your 7th house of commitment.
GEMINI: While Jupiter in your sign moves into square with Chiron in your public sector house, you are reminded to modulate your response to any exaggerative influences surrounding personal sensitivities and career/authority figures. The New Moon in your 8th house on the 11th suggests turning a corner regarding sensitive psychological cobwebs of the past and clearing out the financial cupboards. Breathing new life into your innermost desires takes courage and awareness, and therein lies your growth as the Moon reaches out to the North Node in your mind/body connections, health, and daily living.
CANCER: Emotional clarity of purpose arrives in the area of important relationships and committed partnerships. The New Moon occurs on the 11th in your 7th house of others and sextiles Saturn in your 5th house of true love and children. Any hardships and conflicts you experienced towards the end of December will come up again for fresh perspectives and effective problem solving. Venus continues to help as she reaches out to liberating Uranus and healing Chiron and gains deep support through Pluto and Saturn at the end of this forecast week. A time for powerful relationship developments.
LEO: You turn a corner in your work life, co-worker relations, health, and daily schedule at the New Moon in your 6th house on the 11th. The end of December may have brought problems and conflicts to the fore but fresh energy is blowing into the areas that felt fraught with complications and challenges. Growth is suggested at the core of your being as the lunation reaches out to the North Node in your 4th house. Jupiter squares Chiron and suggests that you remain centered in your dealings with others regarding personal dreams, financial activity, and emotional commitments.
VIRGO: Jupiter squares Chiron this week, expanding and even exaggerating any lingering sensitivity within partnerships and career activities. See this as an opportunity to get clear on old wounds regarding support or lack thereof from important others and the desires you carry regarding your life direction and ambitions. The New Moon on the 11th portends fresh energy in affairs of the heart, love, your children's development, and labors of love. This lunation reaches out to the North Node of future developments in your 3rd house of communications (both internal and external – how you talk with self), educational pursuits, writing, speaking, and daily relationship maintenance.
LIBRA: Venus is on the move as she transits your house of personal life, who you really are, home, family, and personal living conditions. She seeks emancipation from any smothering relationship dynamics on the 12th, healing and compassion within love life on the 14th, and stabilizing intensity on the 16th when she conjuncts Pluto and sextiles Saturn. The New Moon in your 4th house on the 11th ensures the energy flow to make the life-enhancing changes that Venus has been encouraging. Growth is found at this New Moon as she reaches out to the North Node in your house of self-esteem and commitment to your values.
SCORPIO: Mental energies are strengthened at the New Moon on the 11th in your 3rd house of communications, commerce, writing, speaking, education, and local environment. The lunation carries the promise of future development and growth. The Jupiter Chiron square encourages you to be mindful of your resources and beware of spending more than you have available both emotionally and financially. Venus brings a peaceful and charming manner to your exchanges with others.
SAGITTARIUS: Jupiter moves into a square from your 7th house of partners to Chiron in your 4th house of personal life and home. Sensitivities and family equilibrium may become imbalanced by a partnership or close association. Bide your time as a wound from the past is re-opened. It is time for more healing and clearing. The New Moon in your 2nd house of earnings begins a period of fresh initiatives and commitment to your financial abundance and self-esteem. Venus assures a time of increased abundance.
CAPRICORN: Your annual New Moon occurs on the 11th at 21 degrees of Capricorn and sextiles Saturn in your house of future dreams, groups, and aspirations. Commit to your highest ideals and dreams, as you are in a time of increased flow and abundance. Venus helps you to attract all that is refined, beautiful, and of value. When she conjuncts Pluto in your sign on the 16th strong energy assures a time of financial increase and future growth.
AQUARIUS: This is a month for rest and internal creativity as Venus transits your 12th house of spirit, energy, and inherent creativity. The New Moon highlights a four-week period to focus on your highest and most abundant desires as energy pours into your behind-the-scenes sector on the 11th in Capricorn. Potent spiritual energies are at work on the 16th as Venus conjuncts Pluto, harnessing an inner strength you can bring to help manifest what you desire in the areas of love and finance.
PISCES: Co-ruler Jupiter moves into square aspect with Chiron in your sign. Jupiter can provide the trigger for growing awareness on how to more effectively engage in the areas of teaching, healing, and holistic health. Moderation is key and you are urged to move forward slowly. The New Moon on the 11th sets a fresh energy cycle into motion regarding your personal dreams, goals, friendships, group associations, technology projects, and social networking activity. Support is found through your social contacts and with compadres.