Week of March 18th
This Week’s Major Aspects
Dates and Times for New York, NY (EST)
Mars at 23 Taurus trine Pluto at 23 Capricorn: March 20
Mercury Rx at 19 Pisces sextile Saturn at 19 Capricorn: March 20
Sun enters Aries (Spring Equinox & Astrological New Year): March 20
Full moon at 0.09 Libra: March 20 at 9:43 pm
Mars at 23 Taurus sextile North Node at 23 Cancer: March 21
Venus at 23 Aquarius square Mars at 23 Taurus: March 21
Venus at 23 Aquarius sextile Jupiter at 23 Sagittarius: March 21
Sun conjunct Chiron at 1 Aries: March 22
Mercury Rx conjunct Neptune at 17 Pisces: March 24
VOC Moon in Leo: March 18 from 11:18 am – 9:41 pm
Waxing Gibbous Moon enters Virgo: March 18 at 9:41 pm
VOC Moon in Virgo: March 20 from 11:21 am – 9:27 pm
Moon enters Libra: March 20 at 9:27 pm
Full moon at 0.09 Libra: March 20 at 9:43 pm
VOC Moon in Libra: March 22 from 2:10 – 10:16 pm
Waning Gibbous Moon enters Scorpio: March 22 at 10:16 pm
VOC Moon in Scorpio: March 24 from 10:23 pm to March 25 at 2:06 am
Horoscopes are not a substitute for a full chart reading, but they are like markers along the path. My horoscopes are meant to provide some insight and inspiration. If you know your rising sign and sun sign, please read both.
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Aries, your season is beginning, and with it the start of a brave new year. This Spring Equinox full moon is about themes of self and other for everyone, but most blatantly of all for you. Chiron is teaching you to show up whole, authentically. Sometimes that means lowering your weapons and presenting yourself without defense. It means letting someone else see you as you are. It’s about telling them what they mean to you, and sometimes, compromising your wishes for their happiness. Celebrate personal beginnings with a close friend or partner this week.
Taurus, there are no new beginnings without endings. A rebirth requires a death. Healing often hurts. This is the lesson of Chiron at the Spring Equinox full moon, which brings you the kind of bittersweet ending-beginning that requires you to adapt. The healing of mind, body, and spirit can be done in relationship. Someone may offer you a service, or you may help them out of a sense of serving a higher good. You might reveal hidden aspects of yourself that you rarely show to others, emboldened by the mutual trust that is the foundation of all healing work. Let go of resistance to the changes you want.
Gemini, this Spring Equinox full moon coincides with a new beginning in your community. Perhaps you have wanted to spend more time with a certain group of people who share your interests. Perhaps you’re about to take a risk to connect more authentically with the community to which you already belong. This moon speaks of brave self-expression, beautiful creations, and love. Offer your love to the people who are open to receive. Offer it as a gift, with no expectations. Who knows, you may even receive love in return. Let the career questions sit until at least mid-April, when Mercury will be in direct motion and far enough away from Neptune to clear up your confusion.
Cancer, you are a sensitive darling in a society that views your gifts as a weakness. This is a false understanding of power. Your sensitivity, your intuition, your caring, your tears and your softness: these are all strengths. Remind yourself of this. Then, show others how tenderness can be strong. It’s a brave person who can be this vulnerable in public. This week, the Spring Equinox full moon coincides with the beginnings of a new image, one that is courageously true to who you are. Relate to your roots and beautify your home so that you have a sanctuary in which you can recharge. You are teaching and leading from the soul.
Leo, this Spring Equinox full moon coincides with new lessons. You are called to teach or learn something that will expand your world, as well as the worlds of anyone else involved. The key is to follow your curiosity. Even if the schooling (or perhaps traveling) is way outside of your comfort zone, take this cue to explore. You may choose to bring a friend, partner, or sibling on this journey with you. Together, you may discover some healing knowledge.
Virgo, this Spring Equinox full moon brings a lesson about worth. Where you have the old trauma, the ancestral pain, the wound of taboo or difference: this is what you are called to heal. This is a new beginning for your sense of worthiness. How do you view your own worth when you have nothing of value in your possession? How do you see your worth when you make a mistake? How about when you’ve done well for yourself? As the sign with the highest standards, you rarely give yourself a break from the inner critic. Consider at this time that you are whole, without need for improvement.
Libra, this Spring Equinox full moon is a turning point for you. When you hold yourself back it’s most often because you fear the disapproval of others. Your brilliance is never a reason for other people to dislike you. If they choose to be displeased, it’s their loss, not yours. Be as full and bright as the moon this week. Find the few people with whom you can be authentic, vulnerable, and unapologetically awesome. Individuals who stand in their power are never intimidated by the power of others. Stand with the ones who have overcome this fear.
Scorpio, this week’s Spring Equinox full moon has hidden effects for you. You’re relating more to the spirit world, the inner reaches of the imagination, or the landscape of dreams than to other humans in “real life.” Consider that some attention to what’s going on with you mentally, emotionally, or spiritually could help to create a secret shift in your body’s healing. Do this in service to yourself. The mundane world and the unseen world are interconnected in ways you are only beginning to understand now.
Sagittarius, the Spring Equinox full moon brings your goals into perspective. Your hopes feel close to fruition now. Something you’ve wished for could come true, as long as you’re willing to open up and give of your natural gifts. This means you must be vulnerable. Tell other people what it is you want. Join the community of people you admire. What if you could be one of them? Face any fears of rejection and express yourself. There will be people who appreciate your talents.
Capricorn, the Spring Equinox full moon is like a spotlight on you and your vocation. You’re in the public eye this week. People may see your beautiful accomplishments and the poise with which you pull things off, but they could miss the vulnerability that’s buried beneath. You hide it so well. Use this opportunity to bravely put yourself out into the world. Teach yourself and others that past patterns can be broken. Heal old family wounds with the work you’re doing now.
Aquarius, the Spring Equinox full moon invites you on an adventure. It’s possible that a friend, partner, or teacher will join you on this journey. Follow what looks beautiful to you. Overcome insecurity about your ability to learn these lessons. You have a unique intelligence, an eccentric form of wisdom that always benefits the rest of the zodiac when you allow yourself to explore what is uncommon. Go beyond known boundaries this week.
Pisces, this week you are being taught to recognize your worth and stand up for yourself. Your values are on the line. In relationship with another, you are negotiating what worth looks like: a set of material things, a number in the bank, a debt or a gift. Chiron teaches that the abundance is available to you, but in order to access it you must develop confidence in your abilities. Negotiate questions of worth, value, and shared resources with others at this Spring Equinox full moon. Know that not every situation requires an immediate decision – set the intention and wait until April for action if you can. Confusing situations will clear up by the 12th.
Major Aspects: Week of March 11th
Dates and Times for New York, NY (EST)
Sun at 23 Pisces sextile Pluto at 23 Capricorn: March 13
Sun at 23 Pisces square Jupiter at 23 Sagittarius: March 13
Mars at 19 Taurus trine Saturn at 19 Capricorn: March 14
Sun at 24 Pisces trine North Node at 24 Cancer: March 14
Sun conjunct Mercury Rx at 24 Pisces: March 14
Mercury Rx at 24 Pisces trine North Node at 24 Cancer: March 15
Mercury Rx at 23 Pisces square Jupiter at 23 Sagittarius: March 15
Mercury Rx at 23 Pisces sextile Pluto at 23 Capricorn: March 16
Mercury Rx at 20 Pisces sextile Mars at 20 Taurus: March 17
VOC Moon in Taurus: March 12 from 5:30 – 11:47 am
Waxing Crescent Moon enters Gemini: March 12 at 11:47 am
First Quarter Moon in Gemini: March 14
VOC Moon in Gemini: March 14 from 8:30 am – 5:49 pm
Moon enters Cancer: March 14 at 5:49 pm
VOC Moon in Cancer: March 16 from 2:02 – 8:56 pm
Waxing Gibbous Moon enters Leo: March 16 at 8:56 pm