Today is Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017
Hebrew date is 17 Av 5777
Islamic date is 17 Zul-Qi’dah 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is6 Eb’
Mayan Long Count is 18.104.22.168.12
Julian Day is 2457975
Today’s Birthdays: John Dryden (1631-1700), Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (1757-1854), Evelina Haverfield (1867-1920), Jean Piaget (1896-1980), William Alfred Fowler (1911-1996), David A. Huffman (1925-1999), Daniel Keyes (1927-2014), Dolores Wilson (1928-2010), Abdi Ipekci (1929-1979), Sam Elliott (1944), Linda Keen (1940), Jack DeJohnette (1942), Posy Simmonds (1945), Jean Tirole (1953), Melanie Griffith (1957), Whitney Houston (1963), Gillian Anderson (1968), Audrey Tautou (1976), Anna Kendrick (1985).
“Education, for most people, means trying to lead the child to resemble the typical adult of his society… But for me, education means making creators…You have to make inventors, innovators, not conformists.”
— Jean Piaget
Moon Phase: Moon is in Full phase and enters Disseminating (waning gibbous) phase on Aug. 11 at 5:39 am PDT / 8:39 am EDT (12:38:55 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Leo on Aug. 21 at 11:30 am PDT / 2:30 pm EDT (18:30:06 UTC).
Next Full Moon is in Pisces on Sep. 6 at 12:03 am PDT / 3:03 am EDT (07:02:43 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Pisces and enters Aries on Aug. 10-11 at 10:22 pm PDT / 2:22 am EDT (05:21:48 UTC).
Sun Degree: 17-18 Leo.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
No changes today.
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Sun square Echeclus at 9:57 am PDT / 12:57 pm EDT (16:57:34 UTC).
— Venus sextile Vesta at 11:41 am PDT / 2:41 pm EDT (18:41:17 UTC).
— Sun sextile Asbolus at 4:19 pm PDT / 7:19 pm EDT (23:19:30 UTC).
— Venus sextile Pallas at 7:09 pm PDT / 10:09 pm EDT (02:09:03 Aug. 10 UTC).
If Your Birthday is Aug. 9
(The Day of Psychological Leverage) | Leo Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
It’s not always easy to live honoring the truth and nothing but the truth, though it’s always worth it. There can be no compromising your integrity; and you must hold your boundaries in your relationships, whether this applies to money, sex, your spiritual endeavors or any other facet of your life purpose. Others may challenge your integrity, though you will prevail.
Written in the Planets
Does expressing your emotions — indeed, even just feeling them in the first place — often feel like a ‘risky’ behavior, like you’re not sure where the guardrails are? How much do you value ‘feeling safe’, and how much do you value being emotionally honest and open? It seems there’s plenty of physical grounding available, and space is being held, should you feel called to negotiate that point where caring openly could open a door wider than usual. Venus in Cancer is the tip of a ‘kite pattern’, opposing centaur planet Chariklo in Capricorn while making sextiles to Vesta in Virgo and Pallas in Taurus. Today it looks like the goddesses have your back.
“I have just listened to your Part 1 and Part 2 readings and I am amazed at how accurate it has been. Like you have a telescope watching me shed a skin and transform into a totally changed person in the last 10 years.”
— Pauline Jones
The reverberations from these two eclipses will keep rippling out and developing through the next six to twelve months — and Eric’s 2017-18 Leo Birthday Reading is designed to guide you through it all.
“The past few years have been very difficult on many levels and it has been the readings I get through you that keep me going. Always, absolutely right on, every one of them.”