June 2011

We start the month with a solar eclipse on June 1, followed by a lunar eclipse on June 15, finishing up the month with the summer solstice on June 21. That is a whole lot of planetary energy expressed through the Sun and the Moon. The Gemini new Moon (solar eclipse) indicates a time of increased communication and heightened business, trade and exchange. Saturn forms a triangle with the new Moon indicating a move towards harmony, balance and rhythm throughout the month. Mercury, lord of the new Moon, is in square with Neptune hinting at possible lies and deception being revealed. Confusion, misdirection and mistakes are the general themes with this type of energy unfolding. Read the fine print, assume nothing and get the facts.

Overall, we have a great opportunity to get it right for a change and there will be ample opportunities to fail if we become too lackadaisical. Careful consideration and being patient and honourable is the way to go. Any form of hurry and worry with a mix of confusion can spell trouble. Expressed another way, we might say, “Measure twice, cut once.”

The full Moon (lunar eclipse) on June 15 holds great promise, at least in the sense that whatever concerns we have been on about will come to some form of culmination or completion. We come to terms with what we’ve learned through the news media, as we adjust continuously to the conditions, however and wherever we must. I hope I’m not being too optimistic, but it looks like we’re getting a break and we can relax as we approach the summer season.

The summer solstice on June 21 unfolds with a mix of planetary energy that needs some deciphering. Mercury and Saturn square off just after the solstice indicating some type of concern regarding transportation, communication and agreements. The solstice chart gives an indication of the energy prevailing over the next three months. The economy, gas prices and international concerns may not be easily resolved and there may be a fair amount of frustration and confusion as we start the summer season. I sense a cosmic break in which we are able to get down to having some fun for a while. How many elections, wars, protestations, machinations and recriminations must we bear?

It is time to heal and prepare for the future and for our children. The Sun is in good aspect with Neptune at the time of the solstice bringing a renewed faith and a broader capacity to love and respect one another. One people, one planet.

Aries Aries are not long-term planners. Instinctive, reactive and intuitive, you will know when to make a change. Live in the moment, plan a little bit and remain ready to adapt and adjust to the universal plan, which is guaranteed to take place.

Taurus A very dynamic and opportune time has arrived. Watch for what you wish for as you may very well have your dreams come through. You can party hearty and dance the nights away or truly strive to make something of yourself.

Gemini A steady stream of things to do, places to go and people to see create a whirlwind month in which important changes congeal. Revelations and all kinds of realizations take place as the full Moon illuminates your inner psyche on June 15.

Cancer The summer solstice on June 21 heralds your solar high of the year. However, you may not be feeling too high as you come to terms with the Herculean tasks that must be accomplished in order for you to realize your goals and dreams.

Leo Often, it’s whom you know that gets you where you want to go. Now is the time to extend yourself to others. Friends and connections multiply. Possible romance and strong activity related to business and career objectives unfold. Just be your sunny self.

Virgo Travel and career sectors are hot. Home and family activities are important too. It’s all about organization and systemization, which are truly Virgoan topics anyway. Do one thing at a time wholly and soulfully, as you sort through all you must do.

Libra Life’s mysteries deepen and so will your love and compassion. Inheritances, joint monies and other such matters come to the fore. Travel and the higher mind pique your interest. The dawning light of hope casts its rays your way. A sombre wisdom fortifies you.

Scorpio Is it better to be loved or feared? Now is a time in which success can be achieved. It all depends on how you handle power and people. Inspiration versus intimidation – it’s all up to you. Sparks are flying in every direction.

Sagittarius Set a pace and stay within it throughout June. There will be quite a demand on your time and energy. The Sagittarius lunar eclipse on June 15 will bring important revelations regarding present-day concerns. The swords may come out in the last half of the month.

Capricorn A potent mix of planetary energy unfolds throughout the month. Love and friendships blossom as does a great appreciation for all that life has to offer. A transformative time has arrived in which many changes come your way. You are on a mission of discovery.

Aquarius Home, family and real estate feature this month. Career opportunities wax stronger and your best years (age appropriate) are on the horizon. Education, travel, writing and publishing are strong interests now. Move forward with confidence. All efforts pay handsomely in the future.

Pisces A move may be in the works as a possible career opportunity congeals. Resources increase and a love interest develops in the last half of the month. The birth of a child or grandchild sets you on a new course. Spiritual values increase strongly.