Today two major goddess asteroids meet in a square aspect: Vesta in Libra and Juno in Capricorn. Squares indicate a feeling of inner tension that asks to be resolved through action you must take. In this situation — coming as it does on the heels of the recent Sun-Vesta conjunction — the theme is clearly relationships.
The line defining the difference between lovers and friends usually feels like China’s Great Wall rather than the silk curtain it should really be. As someone occasionally accused of having poor boundaries, you know how sad this is, because the more popular boundaries become, the less access people have to one another.
If certain people are being extremely fussy about the details of your commitment to them, just make sure they’re just as intrigued by the details of their commitment to you. If you grow weary of how love, romance and sex all take on various shades of business arrangement or contract, then stay in the moment.
The astrology this week is so interesting, with so many things happening, that it’s difficult to describe or even suss out. Yet the Sun newly placed in your sign is conjunct a meaningful asteroid called Vesta. That gives you clear direction: hold the space around you open, and observe what happens. You don’t have to do much, or say much, or be anyone other than who you are.
We’ve been experiencing a week of highly charged, transformational astrology. And whether you’ve been experiencing it in acutely personal, direct ways or mainly watching it play out on the nightly news in frightening and heartbreaking events, chances are you’ve noticed the universe inviting you to pay attention and investigate with your full awareness.
We’ve been experiencing a week of highly charged, transformational astrology, much of which is illustrated by upsetting world events. Amanda Painter checks out the late-week astrology with an eye to the personal level: the ways relationships can be playgrounds for projection and fantasies, and also for practicing clear, balanced communication.