Today is Sunday, May 14, 2017
Hebrew date is 18 Iyyar 5777
Islamic date is 18 Sha’ban 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 10 Chikchan
Mayan Long Count is 18.104.22.168.5
Julian Day is 2457888
Today’s Birthdays: Robert Owen (1771-1858), John Charles Fields (1863-1932), Sidney Bechet (1897-1959), Charlotte Auerbach (1899-1994), Leo Smit (1900-1943), Robert F. Christy (1916-2012), Richard Estes (1932), Sian Phillips (1933), Bobby Darin (1936-1973), Rupert Neudeck (1939-2016), George Lucas (1944), Francesca Annis (1945), Jill Stein (1950), David Byrne (1952), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Tim Roth (1961), Eoin Colfer (1965), Raphael Saadiq (1966), Cate Blanchett (1969), Sofia Coppola (1971), Shanice (1973), Indira Varma (1973), Peter Macdissi (1974), Pranav Mistry (1981), Anjelah Johnson (1982), Amber Tamblyn (1983).
“I was forced, through seeing the error of their foundation, to abandon all belief in every religion which had been taught to man. But my religious feelings were immediately replaced by the spirit of universal charity — not for a sect, or a party, or for a country or a colour — but for the human race, and with a real and ardent desire to do good.”
— Robert Owen
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Moon Phase: Moon is in Full phase and enters Disseminating (waning gibbous) phase today at 5:34 pm PDT / 8:34 pm EDT (00:34:17 May 15 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Gemini on May 25 at 12:44 pm PDT / 3:44 pm EDT (19:44:23 UTC).
Corresponding Full Moon in Sagittarius is on June 9 at 6:09 am PDT / 9:09 am EDT (13:09:31 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Capricorn and enters Aquarius on May 16 at 10:50 am PDT / 1:50 pm EDT (17:49:44 UTC).
Sun Degree: 24-25 Taurus.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Capricorn at 10:37 pm May 13 PDT / 1:37 am EDT (05:37:21 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Mercury square Varuna at 1:40 am PDT / 4:40 am EDT (08:40:37 UTC).
— Mars sextile Pallas at 9:34 am PDT / 12:34 pm EDT (16:34:33 UTC).
— Mercury opposite Typhon at 10:42 am PDT / 1:42 pm EDT (17:42:30 UTC).
— Mercury trine True Node at 2:42 pm PDT / 5:42 pm EDT (21:42:02 UTC).
— Mercury trine Pholus at 4:14 pm PDT / 7:14 pm EDT (23:14:12 UTC).
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If Your Birthday is May 14
(The Day of the Modern Irrepressibles) | Taurus Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
It would seem certain desires and feelings that might not be fully conscious are striving to be heard. The easiest way to bring them to light is probably via creative means; although you can also simply pause and listen. It’s likely this process and its results will prove enriching, possibly exciting. You may, however, be sure of this: you have nothing to fear from knowing yourself better.
Written in the Planets
The extent to which human beings are masters of ourselves — in the sense of being completely conscious of our motives and actions — is debatable. We like to believe we’re in control. Certain religions definitively assign us rulership over all living things (which may be partly responsible for our consistent underestimation of animal intelligence). How far does this reflect the real truth? Certainly we are self-aware (in a broad sense); yet, particuarly at present, the effects of not being aware of who one really is, and acting for the most part on impulses, are clearly visible. Aspects involving Mercury today serve as a reminder that we all contain a primal side, which must be acknowledged and reconciled within us. Hiding from anything makes it more powerful. Respecting it is a part of understanding who we truly are. Embrace your whole self.