And in the early morning hours on Monday, we have a full moon in adventurous Sagittarius, the second consecutive full moon in this sign. Lunacy always increases on full moons, which can also be experienced as a completion or the ending of a cycle. Consider your own personal wholeness and self-sovereignty.
We also kick off this week with an important turn in the Wheel of the Year. Every summer when the sun moves into Cancer, Summer Solstice is initiated (in this hemisphere), which happens on Monday. Summer Solstice, also known as Litha, is one of the cross-quarter days of the year. The word for solstice (solstitium) means “sun standing still” and refers to the sun standing still in the sky seemingly, making it the longest day of the year, after which we enter the dark half of the year. The sun’s powers are most potent now. Make prayers and intentions with heartfelt integrity and hold them in your heart, make offerings, and release your prayerful magic as the sun sets on Solstice evening. The light will wane and the darkness will grow until the sun is reborn in the sky on Winter Solstice.
Enjoy your week.
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Aries & Aries Rising: Monday is a full day. First, we have a full moon in Sagittarius early Monday morning in your house of mental exploration. Full moons always encourage lunacy and represent closure or the culmination of a cycle. This completion for you could refer to a graduation from school or the completion of particular studies. You could also have a shift or insight around philosophical studies, mental pursuits, travel or higher mind topics.
Also on Monday the sun enters Cancer, initiating a new solar cycle as well as Summer Solstice when the sun’s powers are strongest. This Cancer sun cycle will be in your house of home and your focus will turn to family, domesticity, roots, and what makes you feel secure and at home. You will want to nurture and be nurtured for these next four weeks. Venus the love planet moved to this part of your chart on Friday so there will be a lot of energy and attention on family and domestic matters, and your sensitivity will be strong.
*Your asana recommendation: Pincha Mayurasana
Taurus & Taurus Rising: On Monday morning we have a full moon in Sagittarius, your house of intensity and intimacy. As with all full moons, contemplate the completion of a cycle, specifically one that revolved around sex, death and rebirth, or any shared wealth or resources. Heightened emotions are also possible. Let this full moon remind you of your inherent perfection and your inner power.
Another shift happens on Monday when we leave Gemini season and enter the Cancer sun cycle. When the sun moves into Cancer it is also Summer Solstice, a celebration of the light and the sun’s potency. For the next four weeks of the Cancer sun cycle, you will be concerned with all things related to communication, self-expression, your family, and daily travel. This month study a new subject or learn a new skill. Do a little traveling to visit siblings or other family members or for educational purposes. Share ideas and insights in community.
*Your essential oil recommendation: Jasmine
Gemini & Gemini Rising: On Monday, there is a full moon in Sagittarius in your house of partnership. Full moons can sometimes bring closure or endings, and they represent the culmination and finality of a cycle. This full moon for you could mean saying goodbye to a relationship or business partnership. It could correspond to a divorce or ending of a union or contract of some sort.
Also on Monday the sun leaves your sign and moves into watery Cancer, also initiating Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year and a celebration of the sun’s potency. For the next four weeks, your attention will turn to financial issues and money. Consider new ideas and projects that could be lucrative for you, ways to increase your income, how you can create some financial security. Work on increasing your feelings of self-worth and feeling grounded and stable in general during this month.
*Your essential oil recommendation: Grounding
Cancer & Cancer Rising: On Monday, we have a vibrant full moon in Sagittarius, your house of health and clarity. Full moons, in general, bring feelings of fullness and completion and represent endings or the culmination of a cycle. If you’ve been dealing with a health issue or illness you could get some information about it or resolution. If you started a health or fitness routine six months ago you will see results now. Contemplate your inherent wholeness and feel grateful for the fullness in your life. Reorganize and declutter.
Also on Monday, we celebrate Summer Solstice, when the sun stands still and we enjoy the longest day of the year. This is when the sun moves into your sign and into your first house. Happy solar return, Cancers! It is your turn for magnetizing your dreams and focusing on your self-interests. Be clear about what you want to energize and how you want to move forward in life. For the previous solar cycle, in Gemini and your twelfth house, you were doing some deep work to let go of the past and were in a space of solitude and rest. Now it is time to re-emerge with your strength and clarity.
*Your gemstone recommendation: Pearl
Leo & Leo Rising: Monday brings a full moon in Sagittarius, your house of creativity and sex. All full moons bring the energy of completion, wholeness, fullness or change. This moon could bring you some fame for your creative talents or a new love affair deepening or a romance entering a new stage. Your passions and creativity will be strong now, as well as your powers of seduction.
Also on Monday the sun enters Cancer, making it Solstice. This starts a new solar cycle in your house of closure and self-undoing. For these four weeks leading up to your birthday month, you may feel like stepping out of the spotlight and focus on closure, rest, and self-care. Let go of old energies, self-destructive behaviors, and thinking, and the energy accumulations that it’s time to release. The work you do now will help you feel stronger and clearer for your solar return coming up next.
*Your asana recommendation: Savasana
Virgo & Virgo Rising: On Monday, we have a full moon in adventurous Sagittarius, the second consecutive full moon in this sign. This activates your domestic house of home and could be an emotionally heightened time for you. There could be news of a marriage, pregnancy or relocation. Share your thoughts and feelings with those you love and are close to you. If you’ve been struggling with a situation around family or home lately it could come to a resolution now. Always be open to miracles.
Monday also brings us to Summer Solstice and a new solar cycle, as the sun enters Cancer, your house of friends and alliances. You will feel a little more social for these next four weeks, so network, hang out with friends and family, join a new organization or club, and clarify your vision for your life.
*Your asana recommendation: Pincha Mayurasana
Libra & Libra Rising: On Monday we have a Sagittarius full moon, the second consecutive Sagittarius full moon, activating your third house of communication. Full moons usually herald a change of some sort or bring an ending of some kind since they represent the completion of a particular cycle. If you have been working things out with a family member or waiting to receive some news, this moon may bring a shift for you. Use the powers and skill of your self-expression to communicate and create harmony and understanding.
Monday is also a big day because it is Summer Solstice, the pinnacle of the sun’s potency when the sun moves into the sign of Cancer. For the next four weeks, your focus will turn to career, success, and achievement. There may be an important connection with a father figure or male mentor that will assist your attainment. Your efforts will pay off and your financial success can expand.
*Your flower essence recommendation: Violet
Scorpio & Scorpio Rising: On Monday we have a Sagittarius full moon, the second consecutive Sagittarius full moon, activating your house of money and possessions. Whatever you’ve been working on could come to completion now or you may reach a turning point with regard to your career or your financial situation. This moon could bring more stability and security to your work life.
Also on Monday, the sun changes signs. The sun moves into fellow water sign Cancer, making it Summer Solstice and activating your house of mental exploration and travel. For the next four weeks spend your time studying a new subject, engaged in philosophical discussions and mental pursuits, traveling to new places.
Next week the planet of action, Mars, will turn direct in your sign and your vitality will return. During this retrograde period, you have probably felt irritated, misunderstood and low energy, but that will improve soon.
*Your gemstone recommendation: Lapis
Sagittarius & Sagittarius Rising: This week we welcome Summer Solstice on Monday when the sun enters the sign of Cancer. Summer Solstice is a celebration of the height of the sun’s powers. When we begin a new solar cycle your focus changes. During these next four weeks, you may deepen sexual relationship or reach a new level of intimacy with someone. You may also feel more introverted and private during this time. Since this part of your chart also rules inheritance and legacies, you could come into money through another person.
Also on Monday, we have a full moon in your sign, the SECOND consecutive full moon here, which is rare. This is the culmination of a lunar cycle that started during your birthday month when the new moon was in your sign; the seeds and intentions you planted at the new moon six months ago will now bear fruit. This moon invites you to clarify further your purpose, your vision for your life, and to reclaim your power.
*Your gemstone recommendation: Rhodochrosite
Capricorn & Capricorn Rising: On Monday, we have a full moon in Sagittarius, the second consecutive full moon in this sign, which is rare. This activates your house of endings and self-undoing. Your attention will be on ways that you use escapism or addictive behaviors when you don’t want to deal with certain situations, ways that you indulge in self-criticism or self-undoing behavior when you feel unworthy, and the need to release the past and move forward without resentment in your life. Get plenty of rest and be kind to yourself.
Monday is also the Summer Solstice when the sun enters Cancer. For this next solar cycle, your attention will be focused mainly on relationships of all kinds and creating harmony in them. You may reconsider what is important to you in your interpersonal relationships and need to make adjustments. Marriage and partnership are possible now, deepening commitments, as well as business partnerships and signing contracts.
*Your asana recommendation: Savasana
Aquarius & Aquarius Rising: On Monday we have our second consecutive full moon in Sagittarius, highlighting your house of friendship and teamwork. Relationships and collaborations that have been growing will now pay off or turn a corner. Your mind will turn to your long-term dreams and intellectual pleasures, so surround yourself with people who are uplifting and like-minded. Form alliances, join a group of club, enjoy communicating and sharing ideas with others.
Summer Solstice, the celebration of the longest day and the sun’s potent powers, is also on Monday. The sun moves into Cancer, your house of health and service for a month-long stay. How can you make an offering of your gifts to benefit others? How can you improve your well-being and health overall, including mental and emotional health? This is also the part of your chart that keeps you organized and invites clarity and efficiency, so declutter and re-organize whatever is in disarray, letting go and making space for new creativity.
*Your essential oil recommendation: Grapefruit
Pisces & Pisces Rising: This week we have a second consecutive full moon in Sagittarius. On Monday the full moon is in your house of success, assisting you in closing some important deals or accomplishing some of your goals. You will have insights into your material success and ambition. This part of your chart also rules men and fathers, so reach out to a male mentor or father-figure now for advice or feedback.
Monday is also Summer Solstice, a celebration of the sun’s potency and the longest day of the year. The sun moves into fellow water sign Cancer, you house of creativity and passion, so the next four weeks for you will be about romance, sex, self-expression and love affairs. This is the time to get creative, in love and in the arts. Let your artistic talents be expressed and follow your creative urges. This is the house of your heart, truly, where you feel and find love in all of its expressions.
*Your essential oil recommendation: Rose