The month begins with Ceres, newly classified as a dwarf planet, moving direct. Ceres is the principle of nurturing, ruling over food production. Be on the lookout for news about food production, prices and controversy. Mercury is either in its shadow or retrograde the whole month of June, moving from early degrees of Cancer back into the sign it rules Gemini. How we think about life, and what we want to know and learn are important key points.
Neptune moves retrograde once a year and creates a very powerful laser beam of all things Neptune at this time. Connecting to what is important in your life around the areas that Neptune rules will help move forward the manifestation you seek in those areas. Your meditation practice, creative ventures, acceptance and release of negative events, photos, film, water, yoga, dissolving rigid attitudes and ways of being are all under the Neptune umbrella.
Do you long to go swimming? Ocean vacation? Learn how to take dynamite photos or film? Get into a yoga and meditation routine? The days around Neptune station is the time you will have the help and support of Neptune to motivate you and put it into motion.
The full moon in Sagittarius is a fun and adventurous time to step out and express your freedom to be you. The need to know is strong, let go of preconceived opinions and open your mind to universal truths and knowledge.
Chiron retrograde and the Cancer solstice chart and tied together by one day. This time furthers the dynamics of releases past hurts and allowing for emotional peace and centeredness. There is a deep stirring of frustration or even anger associated with the ingress chart as the Moon in Aries conjunct Eris will bring to light areas in your life that you feel you have been shut out. Sometimes it is from a promotion you deserved, other times injustice and inequality, but most of all, feeling diminished by circumstances that have blocked your ability to life the life you want. The key given from the planetary alignment is to keep reconnecting with what is most important in life. Deep below the surface, when all is said and done, what is the more important to you than everything else. Connecting with that emotion and holding it deep inside and allowing it room to be and expand will change your life. The frustration will dissipate and motivation to do what is need to have what is most important in your life will replace hurt and anger.
The new moon in Cancer on the 27th furthers the solstice energy to get on with life. Mars is exactly opposite Uranus electrifying the desire to move forward. When one is not centered in your hearts priority then there is a scattered attempt to do too many things at once leading to an uncomfortable feeling of jarred nerves. The Mars Uranus opposition on the solstice happens to be within one degree of the upcoming lunar eclipse in October. Journal what you did today and you will be surprised when October roles around how the events tie together.
When you listen to the whispers of the universe along with your inner hearts intuition then you will be able to connect with the flow of the energy to move towards your dreams and goal with less struggle and with more ease.
Important Astrological dates in June
June 1st Ceres Direct at 18 degrees Libra
June 7th Mercury retrograde at 3 Cancer
June 9th Neptune retrograde at 7 Pisces
June 12th/13th Full moon in Sagittarius, 22 degrees
June 20th Chiron Retrograde 17 degrees Pisces
June 21st Summer Solstice (or winter solstice for those down under)
June 23rd Venus enters Gemini
June 27th Cancer New Moon at 5 degrees.