“February – the month of love..?!!
No wonder the shortest one in the calendar.”
― Dinesh Kumar Biran
This month romance & friendship is in the air as Valentines Day is around the corner. For added exhilaration we bring in the Solar Eclipse New Moon on Feb 15, in the sign of Aquarius conjunct the transiting Sun. How perfect is that:? So get set for a smooth month filled with romance and/or friendship while we take a sneak peek at what this Valentine’s Day & Solar Eclipse has in store for us..It’s all about getting it right!
To set the tone, traditional gifts, activities and reminders of the past will go further than flashy displays of affection and promises that may or may not follow through. Traditional tokens of affection represent the security that is needed under Venus in Pisces romantic, influence. Going to a place where romance or friendship first began is an excellent way to reconnect to the roots of any relationship. Favorite movies, restaurants and activities underscore the solidity of a strong connection..
Doubts could dampen the mood of this festive moth thanks to Sun square to transiting Jupiter. However, bear in mind, you are in the driver seat, and knowledge is a potent ingredient. And besides, who doesn’t enjoy a ting of added excitement?
Sun in AQUARIUS necessitates a balance between ego and humanitarianism.
The Sun entered the sign of Aquarius on January 19 it will remain there until February 19. Generally people that were born with the sun Aquarius have a sense of airiness, they are visionaries, free-spirited and radical inventors. The interesting thing about this month is that Saturn the planet of structure now in Earthy Capricorn provides footing for the transiting Sun in Aquarius. This could be a great period for enterprise, starting a business or just doing something kind of out of the ordinary. Great great week to focus on friends, entertaining or just letting loose. We welcome the sun in Aquarius as it brings light to our dreary, ordinary, everyday lives lives
*New Moon Eclipse Feb 15 in Aquarius – This is a very observant Moon aspect and we hyper focus on situations involving ourselves as well as others. It’s about letting go of the ego and paying better attention to what others may be feeling and saying, and taking in, receiving. Human nature at its best describes the New Moon in Aquarius. An intellectual Moon, wisdom on a karmic level. Anytime a New Moon occurs, we find ourselves creating better habits, it’s a chance to create a clean slate. Those affected by this particular New Moon are Aquarius, Leo, Scorpio, Taurus and of course Cancer as they are ruled by the Moon. For the rest of us, wherever the New Moon falls into your chart will determine its importance.
Mars in Sagittarius – This is a very instinctive Mars, for gut-level guidance about what’s got potential. Having a mutable (changeable) Mars means you’re flexible and spontaneous.
Mars In fiery Sagittarius – is motivated to cover great distances, always seeking what’s at the edge of the horizon. There’s a great energy bursts with Mars in Sag, as it comes in fits and starts.
Also since dynamic Mars is potent to therapeutic Pluto, take this opportunity to break a bad habit or start a healthy one. Tremendous progress can be made under this influence, especially for Scorpio, Sagittarius, Aries and Capricorn. Losing weight, conquering an addiction and forging a new lifestyle are among the possibilities. Examine what is working and what is not. Eliminate toxic relationships and time-wasting activities. This will create space for a fulfilling life that reaps continual rewards. In addition, the determined Sun creates a nice harmonious balance to focused Saturn today. Any changes implemented may yield visible results. Don’t be surprised to receive favorable feedback as soon as changes are implemented.
No Full Moons this month. We had two last month. The last Jan 31, 2018. A Super Moon!
Venus Ending Feb 10, Moving in to Pisces – Sentiment at its greatest. A time of love. A time of nostalgia. Memories run deep.It’s wonderful trine to transiting Jupiter deepens the connection felt even further. It can also force you to bare your soul, as it will unearth matters that need attention.
Aries (March 21 – April 19) – Don’t let enthusiasm or impatience get the best of you, because going too far or too fast can undermine the romantic atmosphere of your special month. Instead of putting on a big show or going to a fancy restaurant, there’s nothing like supporting an emotional connection now. This month, especially Valentines week with the New Moon in Aquarius, brings a fresh new start to a new or existing relationship. Putting your best foot forward and not rushing in to anything major can place you well ahead of the game plan. Intentions are crucial.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)- You don’t have to go very far to make some magic happen this Valentine’s month.. As a Taurus, you always go way out with only the best of the best. and with the New Moon at the zenith part of your chart, your generosity may extend to those in the work place. For more intimate connection, finding a quaint and quiet place in your neighborhood will provide an ideal atmosphere for getting closer to the one you love. Conversation is equally important. Sharing intimate thoughts and feelings can make you vulnerable, but that’s what deepens a relationship. Listening is equally important, especially when you are supportive of your partner. This isn’t a time to solve practical problems or to escape in romantic fantasy. It’s a time to appreciate the joy of simple sharing with someone you appreciate.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)- This month will prove instrumental in defining the outcome of your true intentions. The Sun as well as the New Moon on the 15th in sync to your own sign does benefit you greatly so for this Valentines month start off by going to a trendy new place where you can let yourself go. This is also a time when listening counts more than talking unless you’re digging deep into your soul and sharing the kind of personal stuff that clearly bonds. However on the flip side, don’t overload yourself as Mars in opposition of your own sign may cause you to feel overwhelmed and a bit scattered. Just have fun, enjoy!
Cancer (June 21 – July 22) – The emotions associated with this romantic month may be especially strong for you this year. As a natural ruler of the Moon focusing in on the home front is a given so you may just want a quiet romantic evening at home, or just nestle in with the family, children included. . So plan to make this a special occasion, with a home cooked meal or going to a familiar place with that special person. Trust is absolutely necessary for you to open your heart now, and be more than relaxed with who you are. .In addition as the Sun conjuncts the New Moon on the 15th, you may feel less anxious about money. So enjoy this carefree month. Let your hair down.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22) -The mood-setting Sun along with the New Moon in opposition to your own sign makes you more energetic than ever. This might not put you in the most romantic mood, this month, but it is an excellent tool for a private, intimate evening in an out-of-the-way place. Avoid putting yourself in a position where you feel pressure to perform. Remember, you are a generous and entertaining individual who knows how to put on a romantic show, and also remember that words count. So factor in the sentiment, while being you. Dress to the nines. This your month to explore!
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) -Though frugal as you are you may actually splurge and really let yourself go as you’re caught between frugality and going way out. In fact the sky may actually be the limit. Aside from this, you may be feeling a touch of sentiment, and deep emotion as Mars in your area of home may trigger a need to stay connected. Things may get or feel touchy, it’s up to you to balance it out. This can be a thrilling romantic month if you allow it to be. .The Sun and the New Moon in your area of health also triggers a need to be more diligent where fitness is concerned.
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)- This special month with the Sun, New Moon eclipse, and transiting Mars in Sagittarius, brings it favorably together. You’re a major fan of relationships, and to top it off the planets align making your attempts at anything you do spectacular. How great is that? Romance this Valentine’s month inspires you to make a big deal out of it. . It’s wise to make ambitious plans. have fun, express through romance, with all the aspects in your favor it’s hard not to impress someone. You can celebrate love in the most grander manner , or just keeping it simple and sweet.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)- Nostalgia and fantasy, are created on the home front, a most tender, private environment as the Sun, and New Moon Eclipse travel through your home base. Being protective of yourself and your memories are important at this time. Possibly, doing something different can lighten the mood, perhaps ethnic foods, films and music add an exotic air that makes you and your beloved feel like adventurous even if you don’t leave the house. Remembrance of the past, whether sweet or bitter, is only useful as a starting point, because this is an excellent time to aim for a more fulfilling future.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)- Take the passion and enthusiasm that drives your love of life and work it. Or this can be a time for lovers but you might enjoy it more when it’s shared among friends. Mars transiting in your own sign brings out your more extreme, philosophical , out of the box side. Love isn’t just for couples, so organizing an event for your pals is a way to show your appreciation for them and to get some appreciation in return. Having a plan is going to make for a more enjoyable time than trying to put something together at the last minute. If there’s an unexpected change, though, stay flexible instead of getting bogged down in details. The spirit of Valentine’s Day is open, generous and flexible, reminding you to relax and have a good time.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)- Your human side desires love/romance so this is the time to nurture it. But the key to making this magic happen is to be as kind and uncritical as you can. Set aside your ambitions, expectations and practical considerations as the Sun Aquarius and New Moon in you money house stimulate prudence or generosity. It’s a toss up! Since this holiday month is a time to merge two hearts without worrying about where this connection will lead. You don’t have to be organized and come up with the perfect plan, when showing soft feelings and exposing vulnerability is more inviting to intimacy than fancy dinners, a dozen roses or all the diamonds in the world.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)- Try not to be so clever and original today that a brilliant idea outshines the simple emotions that you are celebrating more so since the Sun and New Moon traveling in your own sign.. Putting feelings and out there thoughts can be put to rest as you take on more of a personal feat. Your sentimental Water sign doesn’t require excitement to make the heart beat faster. There’s something much more seductive in sweet, tender moments that are unadorned with fancy concepts. Familiar places and activities create an atmosphere of safety that delicately displays the love you want to share. Serving the one you love with his or her favorite meal might not be very original, but it could be the most direct route to showing how much you care.
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)- This just might be your best Valentine’s month in years, Pisces. The reason is that the Sun friendly Aquarius and transiting New Moon in sync with transiting Saturn, in sync to your own sign creates a feeling of zen. It’s all about feeling good and bringing romantic emotion to the forefront.You may be feeling more sentimental than ever, which can easily heighten feelings. Yet it is this very softness that melts away any differences between you and your partner so that your two hearts may beat as one. Celebrate by creating something together like a home cooked meal or a slow dance on a dimly lit dance floor. Imagination is the spark that takes you beyond the limits of your daily routine and reminds you that love is real. Gentle play is an excellent way to get there.
JANET AMID is a columnist that writes for Sylvania Advantage, and can be heard every Tuesday with Lynn and Cliff 93.5 WRQN between 7:45 AM and 8:30 AM on 93.5 WRQN 419-240-1935 – taking your Astrological calls LIVE. Janet can reached at 419-882-5510 or by e-mail at JanetAmid@aol.com. Check out our web site at www.JanetAmid.com