Like in May, the collective energy in June is not emotionally charged. People who try to stir up drama to further their own purposes may find that their efforts fall flat. Individually it depends on how your Chart interacts with the passing planets.
June 1-13 is a good time to chase your fortune (with a note of caution), while after the new moon on the 13th, feminine leadership enters the picture – say yes to loving clarity.
Imagination and Influence
The mood to get things done of last month continues in the first half of June, with a new element added since the blue Moon of May 29 (a blue moon is the second full moon in one calendar month). At that day also the Moon Nodes, which indicate to what extent aspects of our personality are in tune with the path we are meant to travel in life, one’s Dharma we could say, have moved into new Gates. The South Moon Node, which tells us how we use the resources we have been born with, is now in Gate 41, Imagination, while the North Node, that shows areas of discovery and new understanding, which we can integrate and then leave for the next generation to build on, currently stands in Gate 31, Influence. With the Nodes in these Gates until Oct 21st, it is a good time to reflect on how we use our influence to transform an idea or a vision we have into an experience which benefits others as well as our ourselves. This month the focus is on how clear we can be when transmitting guidance. It depends on our inner vision of what we want to accomplish and on our awareness how we see ourselves and others when we are in a position to influence people. Don’t think that this does not happen in your life, we all exert influence over others, and are influenced at the same time. It’s part of being human. The question is: can I stay in a place of mutual recognition and respect while guiding other people?
Mars flirts; Pluto mr. nice guy?
Mars, which represents male energy, enters into a process of reflection this month: seen from Earth, he slows down in his orbit and turns retrograde on the 27th. At first he stands together with the South Moon Node in Gate 41: the most advantageous way to realize a project is to work together with others and share the benefits. Then on June 11 he moves into Gate 19, Approach, which stands for a need for inclusion and an urge to reach out and end separation. It brings sensitivity to the needs of others, sometimes more than to sense one’s own needs. With feminine power rising in the second half of the month, it may be tempting to please the feminine in order to feel included (Gate 19 has a flirtatious aspect as well). If you can do that with awareness, you may want to enjoy the game. If you do it unconsciously, you could find yourself angry and blaming the other for losing yourself.
Also Pluto, a great influencer in itself who likes to act unseen – from the underground so to say – changes Gate on the 11th and is now in Gate 54, Ambition, Line 6, Being politically correct. If you are trying to say the right thing to get ahead socially, or create the right ‘thought environment’ in yourself to advance your meditation, have a good look if that really works for you.
On June 14 and 15, just after the new moon, Earth and Venus activate the Channel of Curiosity (11-56) – a nice time to travel, share your stories and discover new views of the world. Take a long weekend off and enjoy, or meet friends who broaden your horizon.
The feminine way
It is the beginning of an empowering time for Venus, or the feminine way. Women are in a place of leadership now and may find themselves being approached by men who want to start something (Mars in Gate 19, Mercury in Gates 39 and 53, Saturn in 58). Women may want to check the men’s motivations, and if they are willing to receive your leadership and be in a place of service, not specifically to you, but to the loving clarity of Venus.