Astrology by Paul Saunders : Astrology of the Day – Sun, Venus and Pluto conjunction - Tuesday 9th January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

Astrology of the Day – Sun, Venus and Pluto conjunction - Tuesday 9th January 2018

Astrology of the Day – Sun, Venus and Pluto conjunction - Tuesday 9th January 2018
The Moon is in the sign of Justice - Libra. 

The Moon starts off in the sign of Libra again today, the sign of balance, justice and the rule of the law. We want things to be fair, there's a need to hear both sides of the story and to make sure that everyone who needs to be heard gets a chance to speak. Sometimes Libra sits too much on the fence, and when Mars is in this sign (it isn't at the moment) it can get a little to partisan for it's own good. Nevertheless, the sense that we need to have an even-handed approach prevails.

The Sun, Venus and Pluto all converge on this day in a stunning conjunction, At one point less than 2 seconds of a degree will separate them. Now matters of sexual relations within relationships, and more pertinently the connections between between powerful men (Sun Pluto) and women (Venus) can be fully explored, as can the manipulation and abuse of money, power and values that they can bring about. Mars the planet of positive action and Jupiter the planet of justice and the law are still involved in a sextile to these three planets, and they will be prosecuting the case. Yes, we want to see justice against any wrongdoing; this will be the rallying call. We will take down the evidence and note extenuating circumstances, but our minds and our approach will be to get to the truth, through having a fair hearing.

The Moon in it's first action of the day opposes Uranus and makes an inconjunct aspect to Chiron. Now is the time to rebel, to change the tide, the heal the emotional hurts. We need adjustments and a rather confrontational attitude to take things head on. Not only around the world, but in your life too. Is someone exploiting you, using your money, abusing your values and goodwill? Now is the time to rebel against those who are blocking the system. It's time to voice opinions and this can be done through the Moon making a sextile to Mercury that is moving in the stars of the sting of the Scorpion in the heavens. We can make constructive criticisms, and start up a debate. The need to communicate, ask searching questions, and get answers is strong and the desire to get deep and to find out the real truth only increases as the day ends, and the Moon slips surreptitiously into the all powerful, all knowing sign of Scorpio.