Today is Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Hebrew date is 10 Tamuz 5777
Islamic date is 10 Shawwal 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 9 k’ib’
Mayan Long Count is 126.96.36.199.16
Julian Day is 2457939
Today’s Birthdays: Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), Stephen Foster (1826-1864), James Anthony Bailey (1847-1906), Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921), Rube Goldberg (1883-1970), Alluri Sitarama Raju (1897-1924), Pauline Phillips (1918-2013), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Morganna (1954), Jim Beattie (1954), Elie Saab (1964), William Goldsmith (1972), Dumas (1979), Noah Kalina (1980), Fanny Valette (1986).
“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.”
— Nathaniel Hawthorne
Moon Phase: Moon is in First Quarter phase and enters Waxing Gibbous phase on July 4-5 at 6:35 pm PDT / 9:35 pm EDT (01:34:40 UTC).
Next Full Moon is in Capricorn on July 8-9 at 9:06 pm PDT / 12:06 am EDT (04:06:30 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Leo on July 23 at 2:45 am PDT / 5:45 am PDT (09:45:30 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Scorpio and enters Sagittarius tonight at 10:08 pm PDT / 1:08 am July 5 EDT (05:07:50 UTC).
Sun Degree: 13-14 Cancer.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Venus enters Gemini at 5:11 pm PDT / 8:11 pm EDT (00:11:23 July 5 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Vesta trine Eris at 9:47 pm July 3 PDT / 12:47 am EDT (04:47:39 UTC).
— Ceres opposite Pholus at 1:28 am PDT / 4:28 am EDT (08:28:07 UTC).
— Mercury square Typhon at 2:27 pm PDT / 5:27 pm EDT (21:27:19 UTC), and Uranus at 5:51 pm PDT / 8:51 pm EDT (00:51:05 July 5 UTC).
If Your Birthday is July 4
(The Day of the Group Representative) | Cancer Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
You must look to the future of your relationships, not backwards at the past. The temptation will always be there, though by now you know that the Sun rises in the east and sets in the west. Your life is about beginnings, and if you want some of those, draw any incomplete endings to a sincere close, and welcome new experiences and new people into your life.
Written in the Planets
So often people think of ‘surrender’ as being synonymous with ‘giving up’ or ‘defeat’. Yet surrendering to love is the act that lets you receive love (and share it). Similarly, surrendering to serving some higher cause — or to the soul’s calling — is generally what allows a person to do their most fulfilling work. If you think about it, this is really quite a subversive concept in our ultra-competitive Western capitalist society. Vesta, which is approaching a conjunction to the lunar North Node in Leo, makes a trine to Eris in Aries today. How might serving love be a subversive act in your life?
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