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Jolinda “Josi” Case is a Spiritual Counselor who uses Tarot and Astrology (among other tools) as forms of divination. She is an avid and vigorous student of the esoteric. Josi has a great deal of experience in assisting people through major life changes such as death/dying/grief through counseling.

Josi’s main motivation is to empower others by assisting them to connect with and express their most true and authentic self. She also strives to give people the authority to feel comfortable in the pursuit of their personal Spirituality.

Josi’s formal education includes collegiate level degrees in Communications, Business and Psychology. She is also an ordained minister. In her free time (HA!), she writes a weekly column for her local paper (The Greenup Beacon), blogs on her site Shock Therapy and relaxes with her husband (“Ox”), three grown boys, two grandsons and pets (Prince, Mercury and Perseus).
 
Most recently, Josi has bonded forces with Dixie Vogel of A Fool's Journey to produce a monthly show they call Woo Woo Wonderful. The purpose of the live broadcast is to empower others with knowledge of Spirit and Mysticism.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Morning Star: Daily Astrology for August 29, 2014

Yesterday, I was trying to figure out why in the world the middle to the end of August was so crazy for me on a personal level. Not just this year, every year. I mean, the most dramatic experiences of my life have typically happened in August. I had a horrendous car accident in August 1989. I died twice in the same day in August 2005. My first grandchild was born in August 2009. Twice I've been married in August. Once in 1994 and once in 2010.


 

My descendant is in Leo. No way just having the Sun transiting that spot would result in such looney dramatics and pivotal experiences. Then, the lightbulb came on.

Each year when the Sun is at 5 degrees Virgo, it is my Personal Full Moon. No wonder I feel like a lunar-tic at this time every year. Because, I kinda of am.

Personal Full Moons occur when the transiting Sun is opposing your Natal Moon. It is a time of culminations, high emotions and, sometimes, lunacy. It is an annual thing. It is the halfway mark in the current emotional (Moon) cycle of maturity. It is of benefit to keep track of your personal Lunar cycles. The period of your Personal New Moon begins when the Sun transits your natal Moon by conjunction. The First Quarter is when the Sun first squares your natal Moon. Full Moon, as above, is when the Sun opposes your natal Moon. And the waning Last Quarter, of course, comes with the final square of the Sun to your natal Moon. Each of these phases can mark yearly periods that are emotionally challenging. The “easier” times are typically when the Sun is trine or sextile your natal Moon which also happens several times through the year. Knowing your personal rhythms helps to keep you in your “flow”.

Today, though, my Personal Full Moon is over by one degree. But, the Sun in Virgo does perfect in opposition to Neptune in Pisces at 10:33 AM EDT. Ego can soften and become nebulous. Overnight, the Moon in Libra opposed Uranus (1:31 AM). At Noon, she makes a sextile to her current ruler Venus and then reaches Void status.

In the US, lots of folks are taking a four day weekend to celebrate Labor Day. Today does seem fit for dialing it back and relaxing. Moon will remain Void until entering Scorpio at 4:53 AM tomorrow. I'd suggest spending one last summer weekend at the lake or at the beach or in front of a VERY tall Margarita. Yeah. I'd say we all deserve that. Wouldn't you?