This thread brought to you by Mars in Cancer still building an opposition to Saturn in Capricorn (sidereal) until July 1, 2021.
Mars in Cancer (sidereal) reflects a time when we set aside all other ambitions to focus on the most essential and necessary: our bodies. Not only food and shelter, but belonging, safety, and connection, too. These are worthy ambitions undermined and undervalued in capitalism.
Mars in Cancer (sidereal) marches towards an opposition with Saturn in Capricorn. That opposition perfects July 1, 2021.
Mars: Abilities, also Seperation
Saturn: Reality, also Covid-19
[Image from a forecast for 2021, 2021: The Will to Live https://orcle.me/2021forecast]
Mars in Cancer opposed Saturn in Capricorn through July 2021 asks:
📌How does our collective confrontation with the reality of Covid-19 change what drives us?
📌How are your goals changing as you learn to cope with the permanent shifts the pandemic has brought to your life?
Planets will be occupying Cancer (sidereal) until August 16, 2021. Mars and Venus are there now. Eventually the Sun and Mercury will travel through Cancer as well. This is setting off the story of your natal Moon.
Sidereal Moon Sign Meanings
What does your natal Moon sign (sidereal) have to say about your relationship to mothering, home, family, and your body?
First cast your sidereal birth chart using the instructions here:
Growing up you had access to mothering in a way that has taught you to hear your body loud and clear.
📌What is to be done when what you need is unavailable?
📌Must you consume it because you have it?
📌How much is enough for you?
Sidereal Libra Moon:
What your body looks like can only hide what you really need for so long. Besides, our needs are not up for litigation.
📌Who are you trying to convince that you don’t need what you need?
📌How does it feel to be exposed and vulnerable?
Sidereal Capricorn Moon:
Time to face the fact that your suffering is chronic and not acute.
📌How has the emotional neglect of your childhood carried over into neglecting your body in adulthood?
📌What does it look like to give up suffering as a way you deny your needs?
Sidereal Aries Moon:
Leaving is a good way to avoid the discomfort of needing what is unavailable. It’s saved your life in the past.
📌What will happen if you stay?
📌How are you learning resourcefulness at present?
📌Who will win the race to abandon you first? Is it you?
Sidereal Leo Moon:
Daddy issues = deferring to dad/authority and abandoning your own perceptions.
📌Who perceptions/authority do you trust to tell you what your needs are?
📌How are you extending grace to your mother for the way she had to defer to dad?
Sidereal Scorpio Moon:
Being the one to tell the truth about the harm you experienced has alienated you.
📌How does the present bring up old wounds of having to abandon your mother/family to save your own life?
📌How long can you hold out in isolation? How?
Sidereal Aquarius Moon:
If you had identified with your body/family as a child, you’d likely not be here now. You/elders saved your life!
📌How is your body is forcing you to recall what happened to you?
📌How can you honor your body without centering what happened to you?
Sidereal Taurus Moon:
You played the role in your family that made sure they liked you enough to meet your needs.
📌Do you like you enough to honor what your needs really are?
📌Just because it feels good doesn’t mean you need it. Can you tell the difference between the two?
Sidereal Gemini Moon:
Seeking more info to affirm what you know you need can undermine your trust in yourself and your body.
📌How are you growing to trust your body and your ability to feel it?
📌Who do you trust to affirm your body? Who are you learning you can’t trust?
Sidereal Virgo Moon:
Being mothered on a schedule rather than when your body says you need it is a form of neglect.
📌What metrics aid you in identifying + meeting your needs?
📌How are you overcoming confusion that arises when your body tells you it needs something different?
Sidereal Sagittarius Moon:
What you believe your body is saying and what it’s actually saying may be up for debate.
📌How do your political/religious/spiritual convictions support or undermine your ability discern your needs?
📌Does that body have a truth? How can you know?
Sidereal Pisces Moon:
Feeling other’s feelings got your needs met growing up. How much longer will you allow their trauma to be an excuse for the pain they cause you?
📌How are you prioritizing your needs in relationships?
📌What does emotional safety look + feel like for you?