On May 8, 2018

Are you really right about everything?

By Cal Garrison, a.k.a. Mother of the Skye

This week’s Horoscopes are coming out under the light of an Aquarius Moon, with aspects that are bound to be casting a shadow on the relationship department. The Moon starts out the week in an exact conjunction with its South Node. This means we will have a tendency to cling to our issues, and feel less like taking the high road in situations that call us to wake up, buck up, or grow up. With Aquarius calling the shots we could easily hold people hostage over their inability to play by the rules – either that or we could find ourselves up in arms with anyone who can’t stop the madness long enough to break them and step out of the box.

Pluto happens to be in a hard square with Mercury which will pit us against anyone who doesn’t see things the way we do. With this aspect, it is hard to remain agreeable when we disagree, so instead of taking a ‘live and let live’ approach, we could easily wind up arguing, writing people off, and putting up walls that make it impossible to connect. For anyone who isn’t self-aware enough to catch themselves in the act, the first half of the week is bound create situations that cause our differences to separate us for a good long time. Under this influence, people tend to see things as black and white. With no shades of grey, self-righteousness becomes the order of the day.

Relative to all of the above, Jupiter is getting ready to oppose the Sun. This isn’t always a bad thing, but it tends to pump up the idea that we are right about everything. It also inflates the ego which allows us to justify our position and make it easier to believe we are right, even when we are wrong. Vesta is squaring Juno, so for some of us, the self-righteous factor will show up in relationship situations where one partner is using work as the means by which they get to, stay, or come out on top. The most fundamental expression of this shows up as; “I make all the money so there is no choice in this matter: you have to do as I say.”

This week, Pluto shows up right on the mid-Heaven. For what it’s worth, Pluto on that point signifies a radical change of perspective in every department of life. Keep an eye on the news, and keep an eye on the extent to which everything about the way you see things is in dire need of a change. This will be easier for some of us than it will be for others. Pluto and the mid-Heaven are at the 21st Degree of Capricorn, so people born in the later degrees of Aries, Cancer, Libra, or Capricorn are bound to have a tougher time with it.

Uranus will move from Aries to Taurus on May 15. As far as that goes, there is a lot to talk about. The last time Uranus entered Taurus it was March 28, 1935. It didn’t leave that sign until May 16, 1942. On the cusp of its ingress into the sign of the Bull, everyone is already on fire trying to get to the bottom of how things will change when the most erratic and unpredictable planet in the solar system shifts from one mode of expression to another. At this point I am still in the act of trying to make sense of it all – but by next week, I will have more to say about it. Until then keep your heart in the moment, get ready to do whatever it takes to change your tune, and take what you can from this week’s ‘scopes.

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