Today is Friday, Jan. 13, 2017
Hebrew date is 15 Tevet 5777
Islamic date is 15 Rabi’-II 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 6 K’an
Mayan Long Count is 18.104.22.168.4
Julian Day is 2457767
Today’s Birthdays: Princess Marie of Orleans (1865-1908), Lionel Groulx (1878-1967), Robert Stack (1919-2003), Necati Cumali (1921-2001), Daniil Shafran (1923-1997), Brock Adams (1927-2004), Eric Betzig (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977).
“People come into your life and people leave it…you just have to trust that life has a road mapped out for you.”
— Orlando Bloom
Amanda Painter leads off this week’s full Planet Waves issue with an analysis of the Full Moon in Cancer, which forms a cardinal grand cross with Jupiter and Eris. The energy of this moment may feel intense — yet it could also offer subtle ways to process what you’re experiencing. Due to the recent Mercury station direct, there might also be lessons or revelations.
Moon Phase: Moon is in Full phase and enters Disseminating (waning gibbous) phase on Jan. 15 at 3:47 pm PST / 6:47 pm EST (23:46:56 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Aquarius on Jan. 27-28 at 4:07 pm PST / 7:07 pm EST (00:06:58 UTC).
Corresponding Full Moon in Leo is on Feb. 10-11 at 4:33 pm PST / 7:33 pm EST (00:32:49 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Leo and enters Virgo on Jan. 15-16 at 7:52 pm PST / 10:52 pm EST (03:52:11 UTC).
Sun Degree: 24-25 Capricorn.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
No changes today.
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Ceres opposite Haumea at 7:22 am PST / 10:22 am EST (15:22:35 UTC).
— Mars conjunct Borasisi at 10:38 am PST / 1:38 pm EST (18:37:43 UTC).
— Mars square Varda at 12:06 pm PST / 3:06 pm EST (20:05:52 UTC).
— Mercury conjunct Orius at 12:21 pm PST / 3:21 pm EST (20:21:31 UTC).
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Everyone knows that creation and destruction are part of the same cycle. Yet it’s easy to get freaked out or downright frightened by the ‘destruction’ part. What if you think of it more like ‘surrender’ rather than ‘destruction’ — as in, like some kind of tantric sex style of surrender? Some belief or facet of life that’s gotten a little rigid or dogmatic is showing you where to allow this. If you can feel some long-disregarded part of yourself coming through the conduit that opening up, you’ll know you’re on the right track.
Written in the Planets
Who do you believe? There’s a lot of bluster in the media, from all sides of every issue. Do verifiable historical and scientific facts mean anything anymore? Will what you believed yesterday mean anything next week? Mars is conjunct Borasisi in Pisces today. This is a very emotional position for Mars; it’s hard for the planet of action to get any solid traction here. And Borasisi often highlights the question of why you believe what you believe; belief is often more about emotions than it is about facts. Yet Mars and Borasisi are square a little-used object in Sagittarius: Varda, named for Tolkien’s fictional goddess of light. If you’re struggling to get a foothold today, check yourself against something like the Golden Rule. It might not tell you which news reports can be trusted; but it could help you get your bearings, in terms of whether your beliefs are guiding you toward ethical behavior. At which point, you have a choice.