Your Weekly Oracle Reading + Astro Transits (06.12.2023)
Stop getting in your own way.
Happy Monday, dear ones.
Welcome to a new week, new energy, new transits and new opportunities to get into alignment.
I hope this weekend blessed you with the rest, balance and the joy that you needed.
Before I dive into the transits and reading for this week, I wanted to remind you that I’m holding a free Zoom meeting on Thursday to reveal our 2024 Return to Self retreat!
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The astro forecast of this week—
Pluto retrograded back into Capricorn yesterday and will remain there until January 2024, so cardinal signs (Aries, Libra, Cancer, Capricorn) may experience some old shadow work coming back up for a final release.
One of my favorite astrologers Danielle Ayoka shared the following on Twitter:
Pluto has entered Capricorn until January of 2024. We’re about to going through another death or evolution of the shit we went through last year. IF YOU GREW, you’ll reap more rewards of being free from the cycles broke. IF YOU REFUSED TO LEARN, you may lose something dear.
Ultimately, you have about 2 weeks to settle into the path you’ll go on with this. Pay attention to what the universe is asking you to let go of if you didn’t learn the first time. It has to do with integrity and power!! It could be a war path you’ve been on, pettiness or laziness.
If you did the hard work to transform your ego in a way from whatever struggles you’ve gone through over the last year and you surrendered control to let things happen the way they need to, you’ll see an increase in stability in your finances or some form of financial security.
This is especially true for anyone with heavy Capricorn placements or cardinal placements, but regardless, Pluto will still be transiting the house that Capricorn rules in your chart, so take a look at which house that is to know where in your life you’ll be experiencing a transformative shift.
On Saturday, June 17, Saturn retrogrades in Pisces. Saturn is more restrictive and limiting, and in Pisces, this may affect you spiritually, intuitively and creatively. Being the Lord of Karma, Saturn may be asking you to address some unfinished business, or karma, that needs to be released.
Last, but certainly not least, on Sunday, June 18, we have a Gemini New Moon. You may feel inclined to pursue new ideas or projects, or at the very least, set intentions on strengthening your communication skills.
This week’s reading—
With all of these important transits happening, it feels like a fire is going to be lit inside of you.
For whoever this message is for, you’ve been experiencing a lot of delays, false starts, creative blocks and a lack of direction. This doesn’t feel specific to any particular area of your life, so use your discernment.
With the Seven of Pentacles in reverse here, you may have lacked a long term vision for what you wanted to see manifest in your life. You may have struggled with impatience, which caused you to either give up too soon, or self-sabotage in ways of laziness, low effort or a lack of growth.
Some of you may have given up too easy because things weren’t happening effortlessly, but what you’re failing to recognize is it wasn’t happening because you weren’t putting forth the required energy for it to flourish.
Let’s be real here, you gave minimal effort.
You wanted the most without giving the most, and that’s not how this works.
You may have allowed interference or distractions to get in the way, or felt strong hesitancy in committing to this vision out of fear. There was a lack of confidence in your capabilities or how you’d be able to sustain this.
With the King of Wands here, you’re meant to embody that boldness and optimism that is within you. You have what it takes. You were given this vision for a reason, so stop getting in your own way!
Embody that leader within you. Remember who you are, remember your power, and move forward. Don’t forget the big picture. Take back control of your life, and stop allowing energy leaks and outside influences get in the way of what you know is yours in this lifetime.
Now is the time to be courageous. Let your adventurous, passionate drive take the wheel. Who fucking cares if it all goes to shit? At least you really tried. At least you can look back and say, “I gave it my all,” instead of throwing the game before it even starts.
But, that’s not the real reason you keep giving up, is it?
For many of you, you know that if you really poured into whatever this is for you, it has a high chance of succeeding, and that’s what terrifies you. You know it can change everything, and that’s scary, because the life you knew (and the version of yourself you’ve been holding on to) will be a distant memory.
It’s understandable that there may be hesitation with this, but truly ask yourself if holding on to whatever it is that you refuse to grow out of is worth risking everything you’re meant for.
Don’t be the thing that holds you back.
The guidance for this week is “seek inspiration in unusual places.”
Some of you may be feeling more inclined to take up a new hobby or study a new subject. It feels like some of you are wanting to deepen your spiritual practice as well.
That’s beautiful! Lean into those desires and find new ways of creating joy and deepening your sense of Self.
Remember, you don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.
There’s Leo energy here, as well as Taurus (Saturn) and fire energy (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius), so these placements may be significant for you or someone else connected to this reading as additional confirmation, but they don’t have to be.
The numerology of this reading is an 8. Along with being a karmic number, in numerology, 8 is “the achiever and measures life by the goals it reaches. It has good business sense, a powerful presence, and a strong drive for success. The 8 is also a symbol of balance.”
Have a beautiful week and take care of yourself!
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