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May 27th: First Quarter Moon in Virgo
On Saturday – Saturn's day – the Moon will square the Sun AND oppose Saturn!
The Moon moves through Virgo, appearing square to the Gemini Sun in its First Quarter Phase.
Planets in earth sign Taurus lend support, so even though our focus may be lithe and light (thanks to a bright lens of air), we can discern pathways to progress in a very earnest, practical fashion (EARTH). Saturn looms large, adding tension and considerations that are formal, serious, practical and impose limits!
These are the linked dates….
New Moon in Virgo: 27 Aug 2022
First Quarter Moon in Virgo 27 May 2023
Full Moon in Virgo 24 February 2024
Last Quarter Moon in Virgo 23 November 2024…
The Sun sparkles in your third house of engagement, while the Moon moves through busy, productive Virgo and your sixth house of duties, jobs and general upkeep.
You may be experiencing a connection to your local area, tapped in, with neighbours in focus. However, you’re likely also moved to feel helpful, keen to be useful, effective, efficient, and able to set to work!
Saturn adds tension, with a private issue behind the scenes being worked on.
Keeping confidential may be of interest and to be taken seriously. Not everyone can be privy to your process!
Relationships… Gemini Season is a time to address your rapport. Note emphasis on the way you navigate, or find yourself mobilised in your surroundings; make contact with siblings, people around you (i.e. colleagues, school pals or close friends), with a way to express yourself to those in proximity.
Hang out or develop kinship with tight-knit ties while also reasoning you’ve work to do. There may be a practical role to uphold, your own position and ways you build yourself up! Your own attributes and a sense of order must be maintained…
Growth… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your health-conscious house of daily living, proficiency, diet and exercise.
You could be in the mood to organize and uphold all the little things that keep you on track (appointments, tasks and chores, employment, and mundane, regular practices), tending to necessary tasks or doing admin.
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to changes around your approach to money, your value and self-worth – what you can earn, spend, save or do solo! You likely have a different way of doing this to make note of!
The Sun sparkles in your second house of earnings, money, income and personal value, while the Moon moves through nimble Virgo and your fifth house of fertility, recreation, the arts and passion.
You might sense a focus on money, income, and finding value in what you do, ways you’re rewarded or paid! Address purchases or ways of making a buck!
However, know you’re also moved to feel inspired, creative, romantic and even passionate, keen to do something fun!
Saturn adds tension, with social responsibility, or a way to be serious among friends in your network. Establish a sense of team spirit!
Relationships… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your fertile zone of joy and pleasure, so you could be in the mood to play, indulge, make love or connect to your kids, lover, a cherished friend or mate that makes you laugh or smile!
Notice ways you’re pressing ahead with plans that please or interest you, follow through with a heartfelt notion that pulls you to connect with what you adore! With support from planets in your own sign, do attune to changes at a personal level, and a liberation of the self.
If pregnancy is now an appealing notion, perhaps you’ll tap in to a radical change that’s occurred around your look and presence (ready for motherhood). Likewise, if you’re interested in hitting the dating scene, remind yourself of your identity and solo persona, ready for a good time!
Growth… Gemini Season signals a time to hone in on your role, earnings and assets, addressing spending, savings, or even ‘counting your blessings’ – ways you have to accumulate and develop an income, or the sense you’re contributing.
It’s a month to consider how you make a living, to focus on finances, what you have and what’s coming to you – your belongings, pay cheque, and the ability to cash in. Yet know that work & play compete!
The Sun sparkles in your first house of self, individuality, persona and identity, while the Moon moves through busy, domesticated Virgo and your fourth house of family, foundations, the past, your roots or ancestry. You may be attracting attention, with emphasis on you – it’s your birthday month (and perhaps even your birthday), after all!
However, you’re likely also moved to feel helpful, useful and efficient, perhaps at home, maybe checking in with a parent, worrying about a household matter or reminding yourself of your bodily needs (feeding and refuelling with a private moment) …
Saturn adds tension, with career issues or hard work establishing yourself as a leader, professional or authority – even stepping up as a parent!
Relationships… Gemini Season signals a time to claim the spotlight, to highlight your presence and personality, to elevate solo plans and what’s important to you.
Yet note you might find you’re attempting to nest, settle at home, or address your emotional or literal foundations.
Perhaps a member of your brood, a caretaker or someone you look after is in need… Taking time away from it all could be a sweet remedy, so that you’re stepping back with tools to decompress, broaching a parent or household issue.
You might experience progress coming to terms with bad habits or even shifts around what you’re ready to give up for another person.
Find you’re vacillating between showmanship, and being sensitive to what’s unfolding privately…
Growth… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your comforting, domesticated house of roots, so home life, security, family and the familiar side of life on your agenda touched upon.
You could be in the mood to nest, seeking security and contentment today.
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to healing techniques, ways you recover and relinquish control, able to switch off, escape and succumb to a fantasy or dream, or get out of yourself through charity and tending to others…
The Sun sparkles in your twelfth house of secrets and surrender, while the Moon moves through busy, chatty Virgo and your third house of connection, writing projects, local allies and tight-knit ties.
You may be quite taken with a project or plan under wraps, emphasising the mysterious and unconscious side of life that no-one sees, with a focus on withdrawal and escapism. However, you’re likely also moved to feel involved, to socialize.
Saturn adds tension, with a journey to know and experience the world and its people nudging you to be serious or formal in your approach to global plans…
Relationships… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your house of connection, siblings, neighbours, and local surroundings, so you could be keen to relate or make contact in simple, practical terms.
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to changes around your community or peer group – people you encounter as part of a broader network, alliances in the world at large or online! You likely have friends or people to rely on, folk who are exciting, radical & liberating to make note of!
And yet with the Sun in your sector of renewal, gestation and catharsis, make space to unravel – and put things back together again, healing and restoring…
Growth… There’s potential for emphasis to now centre around the unknowable, so that you could feel you’re in a waiting period, in limbo or a holding pen, gestating or preparing for something to begin. Gemini Season signals a time to rest and embrace isolation or solitude, with issues to work through – including the way you handle what’s beyond your control and out of your hands.
Yet today you’re likely also keen to feel engaged, part of the conversation, up to date – in touch with others, in a mood suited to networking, with a sense of team spirit…
The Sun sparkles in your friendly eleventh house of social networking, while the Moon moves through busy, productive Virgo and your second house of income, material possessions, assets and attributes.
You may be experiencing social rapport and connection, a sense of teamwork or a situation that calls you toward a circle of peers, good company or a professional arena and industry cause. However, you’re likely also in need of security, potentially checking what’s in stock or in the cupboards, what you’re ready to order, buy or spend on.
Saturn adds tension, with a commitment, contract or binding ties, so while you may want to circulate, financial obligations or shared assets may loom.
Relationships… Gemini Season signals a time to light up your group, group work, or to engage at a group level, as the Sun shines its light on your house of friends, allies and acquaintances.
Consider causes, common projects or interests, humanitarian efforts and a way to rub shoulders with ‘your people’, through a club or organization.
But note with Saturn in your house of intimacy, long-term investments and legacies, a private matter may be of consideration too.
Growth… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your house of earnings, salary, material concerns, and purpose. You could be in the mood to pursue a productive way of being, astute about what you have, what you’re owed, what’s due or coming to you.
Look at your capacity to earn, win or be rewarded, how you maintain and sustain yourself solo, your sense of confidence and self-worth.
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to changes around your public image and reputation, take into consideration a fresh path or invigorating career change that sees you adjust your money mindset…
The Sun sparkles in your tenth house of accolades and praise, while the Moon moves through your sign Virgo, and your first house of self.
You may experience recognition, with attention around your public persona, the impression you make through your vocation, profile, brand or professional life (or general reputation).
However, you’re likely also in the mood to honour your needs, moved to feel acutely aware of your body, health and vitality, paying attention to yourself in real terms, your persona or true physicality… Saturn adds tension, with responsibility to be taken in one-to-ones…
Relationships… Be comfortable, at ease and nourish yourself, reminded of your intentions for #1.
What’s the most important thing you can do to take care of yourself in a small way? This might be checking in with friends or getting out in a crew! Take time out to honour YOU, solo. With support from planets in Taurus, attune to visionary types, teachers and those who help you connect to the big picture, radical ideas and your Truth!
However, be mindful Saturn now established in your opposite sign invites you to strive toward formality in partnership; work hard to establish a sense of unity with one person, taking a formal approach to your marriage or a pairing…
Growth… Gemini Season signals a time to light up your professional life or outward facing role, so you could be steered to succeed and sense your public persona.
Be noticed for your accomplishments, address your path, goals, and the position you uphold, and consider what you represent and show the world.
There’s emphasis on the way you appear and brand yourself, so be conscious of the image or impression you make. Yet the real you could need a moment too!
The Sun sparkles in your ninth house of education, journeys, higher thought and quests, while the Moon moves through pure and simple Virgo and your twelfth house of escapism.
You may be broadening your horizons, focusing on a different philosophy, or working with a project that takes you further afield.
However, you’re likely also moved to rest and rid yourself of unnecessary trivialities and information gathered, to feel clean, and quietly rejuvenated, recouping.
Saturn adds tension, with health, daily duties, work life and habits potentially demanding. Daily routines or rituals can be stifling when wanderlust beckons…
Relationships… The Moon makes its way through your house of solitude, so you might crave peace and a gentle retreat, pacing yourself, modestly doing your duty behind closed doors, helping others without a peep!
You might find you’re attempting to gain closure, break bad habits and embracing healing. Attune to changes around the way you rely on others for support, with potentially innovative methods to come together to share the load (or finances, childcare, or your lives!)
Be mindful the Sun shines bright in your adventurous sector of travel, so your global-view or perspective may be asking you to lean into the big picture (and open a window on the world).
Growth… Gemini Season signals a time to develop your specialism, with emphasis on those with a different outlook or philosophy. Perhaps you’re on a course to grow, develop and educate yourself and others and explore your beliefs.
Maybe foreigners and culture beckons. Explore, with many directions, options and opportunities – consider what you’re hoping to know, how you’re looking to find answers, and from whom… Seek out new perspectives and information, open to publishing, sharing or imparting your thoughts!
The Sun sparkles in your eighth house of binding contracts and private bonds, while the Moon moves through your social eleventh house of teamwork.
You may be experiencing depth and intimacy, with a pledge, commitment or reason to show loyalty, to get closer, with something to gain for you both…
However, you’re likely also moved to feel connected to those in your broader environment, or industry, developing a sense of camaraderie.
Saturn adds tension, with hard work around your children or love life, hobbies, or matters of the heart! You may be firm and resolute around fertility, creativity, sex or any passions that see you gratified…
Relationships… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your house of friends, allies and lose acquaintances, so you could now be sensing your part within a broader network, keen to feel involved in a circle or group, part of community or social scene.
You might find rapport and common interests bring you into contact with those in the world, industry or organisation. With support from planets in Taurus, attune to changes in your most intimate relationships, ways you’ve begun to understand the erratic inconsistencies (or radical slant) most people show at one time or another… Roll with the adjustments one-on-one and among your crew or audience!
Growth… Gemini Season signals a time to hone in on what you build, do or have with other people involved at an intimate level – other people play a part in so many ways, and now the Sun brings awareness to joint interests, obligations and commitments that wed or bind you.
Note how you merge, share, borrow or loan and create a strong alliance, how you make a promise to individuals that can be trusted with what you have to give. Yet note with the Moon in your community-focused house of friendship, followers, supporters and allies, it could be challenging allowing emphasis to centre around intimacy, and privately held matters…
The Sun sparkles in your seventh house of partners and intimate relationships, while the Moon moves through organized, Virgo and your tenth house of praise, success, repute and accolades.
You may be extra involved in relationships, with plenty of focus devoted to one-to-one encounters. However, you’re likely also moved to feel at ease or at one with the image you portray outwardly, with notions of success and achievement in the public eye.
Saturn adds tension, with home, family and household settings to be worked on – establishing your foundations, or introducing rules in your space.
Relationships… Gemini Season signals a time to hone in on togetherness! Go two-by-two, involved in negotiating or simply aligning yourself with what you’re striving for in a partnership.
Find you’re focused on a plus one, but also that you’re keen to feel validated, praised, and successful, at ease with your position in the public eye.
On the one hand you may want to walk arm-in-arm with a lover, friend or occupy yourself with marriage, a business alliance or even a seat in the therapists chair, on the other, there may be something you’ve worked hard towards that warrants recognition, a personal accomplishment that brings you into prominence.
Saturn in your house of foundations, stability, roots and past history brings a reality check around all that’s familiar, too!
Growth… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your professional house of outward impression, career, and public life. You could be in the mood to be visible in the world,. Push ahead with your reputation or the image that ties you to your occupation, vocation or role…
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to a daily practice, job, health regime or your employment, and changes to everyday life and routines, habits or operations – what you occupy yourself with as a regular practice.
There may be progress in your lifestyle or professional approach that compliments how you’re striving to come across!
The Sun sparkles in your sixth house of work and wellbeing, while the Moon moves through your ninth house of travel, religion, philosophy, theology and cultural exploration.
You may be emphasising daily life, pursuing health and wellbeing, with awareness around what you do to maintain your day-to-day, your employment, regular duties or a health practice.
However, you’re likely also moved toward visionary ventures, feeling the need to check in with your Faith, Truth, spiritual possibilities, or your beliefs and moral code…
Saturn adds tension, forcing you to fact-check or take responsibility in your local environment, or making sibling-type relationships harder…
Relationships… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your adventurous house of truth seeking, growth and development. You could be in the mood to go further, connecting to those that introduce a philosophy or principles, people who inspire you toward wisdom beyond your usual parameters.
Touch base with worldly types or those you see as a guide, guru or advisor; those who help you on your quest for meaning, or educate you around a specialist interest likely stand out.
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to your own sense of fun, sexuality and joy! There may be a need to go further in a bid to learn, develop, grow, and expand your horizons with a lover or your children, or on a path of fertility, love or dating!
Growth… Gemini Season signals a time to consider how you opt for healthy choices, how you enhance rapport with employees or those that assist and serve you and navigate all facets of wellbeing. Staying fit for service is the theme of this month!
Yet today, broader interests’ beckon; notice where you’re keen to step into alternative viewpoints, another perspective or political agenda, and where you’ve to acknowledge it’s time to work, engage with the practices and habits that keep you fresh and effective–helping, serving, & proving useful in your role.
The Sun sparkles in your fifth house of recreation, procreation and creativity, while the Moon moves through your house of intimacy – note bonds woven tight and joint investments.
You may be embracing your greatest loves – from kids, to a hobby, craft or pastime, to a romantic interest, fun friend and the joy you have with each other–or maybe you’re inclined towards vacations and sports! However, you’re likely also moved to deepen an alliance, to feel you’ve the support of others, building trust, sharing what you have, borrowing or relying on ‘their input’.
Saturn adds tension, with a budget, work, earnings and finances to consider.
Relationships… Gemini Season signals a time to hone in on fertility, enjoyment, sexuality, play and play-dates – dating and opportunities to have a good time!
It’s a month to experience freedom and indulge your desires, with your own happiness front and centre. There’s perhaps emphasis on the way you get your pulse up – and your heart racing!
Surround yourself with those who delight and excite you… Yet know with the Moon moving through Virgo, you might also be keen to consolidate, feel ‘wedded’ or tied in, close and committed, which could be intense, depending how much you want to give or pledge to a partner. You may be touching on a contract or find you’re beholden to a promise made, moving forwards…
Growth… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your zone of shared assets, mutual interests, investments and commitments. You could be in the mood to trust and unify, getting closer, fostering a private way to merge, consolidate or gain through partnership.
Attune to changes underfoot, the erratic nature of home or domestic areas. Share a co-working space, willing to split the bills, or see the practicality of being a reliable support system for family or a parent, with a long-term benefit.
Meanwhile, hobbies, entertainment, your creativity or even your kids may draw you toward cherished or beloved interests, even enjoying parties or a way to express yourself and have fun!
Balance childlike inspiration and what you’re intending to build with another, sensing too your ‘bottom line’ and cash in hand that’s becoming tighter…
The Sun sparkles in your foundational fourth house of home life, roots and past history, while the Moon moves through Virgo, your opposite sign in the wheel of the zodiac, your seventh house of partners.
You may be focused on the nest you’re in, the four walls that keep you safe, nourished, stable & secure (thanks to Gemini Season). However, you’re likely also moved to feel identification with one special person, regardless of household matters, what you’re going through in your family or domestic situation, even the norms or traditions of your origins.
Saturn adds tension, with hard work encroaching, establishing a tone of personal responsibility, authority or embodying maturity!
Relationships… The Virgo Moon makes its way through your house of one-to-ones and togetherness, so you could be keen to team up with a key person, partner or you might be paying attention to a significant other.
With support from planets in Taurus, attune to changes around your inner circle, close friends and tight-knit group, who you turn to for information and reliable words of assurance, even news, gossip or facts! Your verbal skills could be refreshing, progressive, with flashes of insight to share to another.
Growth… There’s potential for emphasis to now centre around parents or parenting, choices, home and hearth, how you settle, retreat from the outside world, nest and sink back into security, safety and familiar spaces.
Gemini Season signals a time to experience home life, family or a connection to the past.
The inner realms of your emotions, domestic tendencies, where you live and how you feed and nurture yourself – and others – could be highlighted. One person or another point of view stands out – note a need to buddy up!