Today is Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016
Hebrew date is 18 Cheshvan 5777
Islamic date is 19 Safar 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 3 Muluk
Mayan Long Count is 188.8.131.52.9
Julian Day is 2457712
Today’s Birthdays: Indira Gandhi (1917-1984), Larry King (1933), Raymond Blanc (1949), Alexander O’Neal (1953), Charlie Kaufman (1958), Meg Ryan (1961), Jodie Foster (1962), Adam Driver (1983).
“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”
— Indira Gandhi
Moon Phase: Moon is in Disseminating (waning gibbous) phase and enters Last Quarter phase on Nov. 21 at 12:33 am PST / 3:33 am EST (08:33:08 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Sagittarius on Nov. 29 at 4:18 am PST / 7:18 am EST (12:18:09 UTC).
Corresponding Full Moon is on Dec. 13 at 4:05 pm PST / 7:05 pm EST (00:05:29 12/14 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Leo and enters Virgo on Nov. 21 at 1:34 am PST / 4:34 am EST (09:33:58 UTC).
Sun Degree: 28-29 Scorpio.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Neptune stations direct at 8:38 pm PST / 11:38 pm EST (04:37:47 11/20 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Mercury opposite Altjira at 9:50 am PST / 12:50 pm EST (17:49:53 UTC).
— Mercury square Teharonhiawako at 10:55 am PST / 1:55 pm EST (18:55:04 UTC).
— Venus sextile Neptune at 3:03 pm PST / 6:03 pm EST (23:03:09 UTC).
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Are you using your technology with awareness of its effects on you? Or is it possible your technology is outpacing your ability to manage it? If you can, take a step back, notice what’s being reflected back at you, and sort out the order of operations. It’s okay if you’ve let the ‘hivemind’ stroke your ego; we all do it. With a little freethinking, you can bring social media and your smartphone back into the role of serving a higher purpose and connecting with others from the heart.
Written in the Planets
Your compassionate side seems to be looking for expression today — and boy, does the world need it. The more artistically or musically you can channel that impulse, the more organic it might feel to you; that said, if you don’t consider yourself to be ‘an artist’ or ‘a musician’, you’re certainly not left out. Today’s sextile between Venus in Capricorn and Neptune in Pisces opens a conduit for appreciating beauty and treating others with grace. True, Venus in Capricorn is not known for its effusiveness, but that might simply mean you choose private moments or ‘old-fashioned’ methods to make contact. The Leo Moon, even though it’s waning, should boost playfulness and sociability if you’re out with others.