Planetary Alchemy: Today’s Candle Magic
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Planetary Candle Magic
©2019 Sarolta Gabriella DeFaltay | TheLilithZone
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Saturday, May 11th, 2019

WAXING QUARTER MOON exact 9.12 pm edt
Sun / Moon square [Taurus, Leo at 21 deg 03'] 
When the Moon squares the Sun, it can bring on irritating little problems and tension, but you can choose to use this time positively by working on any problems indicated by what house in your personal chart this Quarter Moon falls in. This influence lasts approximately a week until the next Full Moon on May 18th, and can indicate what needs to be reassessed in order to accomplish goals set at the previous New Moon.

For your forecast below, look for the one that corresponds to your rising sign. Don’t know it? Go to astro dot com for a free chart.

For planetary hours info, scroll to the bottom of this post. 

ARIES
The Sun / Moon square affects your second and fifth houses. Money can fall out of your hands too easily now; this would be an excellent time to make a saving plan for something that will truly be worthwhile regarding recreation or creative self-expression. Since the Sun rules your fifth house you can light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and focus on making that dream a reality.

TAURUS
The Sun / Moon square affects your first and fourth houses. Watch for possible tension at home this week... this could be positive, if you get to the cause and find ways to resolve it. Tension focused constructively can propel us forward to initiate change. This is an important time for you to focus on your domestic environment, in order to make it the most nurturing place for your soul to grow. 
Light a white or silver candle on Monday during the lunar hour and focus on creating a harmonious environment.

GEMINI
The Sun / Moon square affects your twelfth and third houses. There could be emotional issues present with relatives, neighbors, or the immediate environment; this is not the best time for you to be around people that are emotionally imbalanced. You may need to handle important correspondences now as well. You can communicate your deepest needs, and you may have hidden issues come to light. Since the Sun rules your third house, light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and meditate on eloquence, and using your words wisely.

CANCER
The Sun / Moon square affects your eleventh and second houses. You may be concerned that you are spending more money on your social life than you should... you may have to be firm and set limits for the time being. Think of ways to finance your long-term goals; you might find that lack of resources is the reason you're not  accomplishing them. Since the Sun rules your second house, light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and meditate on making wise choices in these matters.

LEO
The Sun / Moon square affects your tenth and first houses. This is an important time to evaluate your public status and see what needs to be done as far as your work life is concerned; you may have to temporarily forego recreational or personal interests to meet responsibilities. Your personal appearance and how you handle yourself may have an impact now on your public roles. Since the Sun rules your first house, light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and meditate on embodying your best self.

VIRGO
The Sun / Moon square affects your ninth and twelfth houses. The energy of the square could bring growth regarding spiritual practices and subconscious issues. You can learn from previously hidden issues coming to the surface. The deeper meanings of esoteric teachings could be understood and integrated. Since the Sun rules your twelfth house, light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and meditate on bringing truth to light; what do you need to know to access true wisdom and rise above the rest?

LIBRA
The Sun / Moon square affects your eighth and eleventh houses. Evaluate issues concerning friends, earned income and groups or organizations, and see what needs to be released or resolved, so you can move ahead with clarity. Are your goals what you truly want? A time to reassess your goals to be more in harmony with your true self. You can access your deep, subconscious feelings now  regarding these matters as well.

SCORPIO
The Sun / Moon square affects your seventh and tenth houses. Be careful not to get into it with superiors... this particular Quarter Moon could cause tension, and caution is suggested. Not the best time to push your interests. You may need to balance career obligations with relationship time... both may need extra time invested now. This could be a very public time for you, and a good time to bring a project to the public as well. Since the sun rules your tenth house, light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and meditate on how to bring wisdom and inspiration to your public. 

SAGITTARIUS
The Sun / Moon square affects your sixth and ninth houses. Be careful this week not to make too many promises you can't keep... your good intentions may only serve to backfire on you! You may need to learn more about health and organization to make your life more balanced. Spiritual practices can be integrated into your everyday routine... you may need it more than you think. You can now be a glowing example of your principles in action. Since Venus rules your sixth house of habits, light a green or pink candle during a Venus hour today or Sunday, and meditate on balance, self love, and self care. 

CAPRICORN
The Sun / Moon square affects your fifth and eighth houses. Stay away from speculative ventures this week, and try not to go overboard on recreational activities either. There could be issues concerning joint finances especially if you are a parent... your kids and expenses concerning them could be causing you financial concern. This Moon phase is about making sure your loved ones AND your finances are taken care of in a balanced way. You can now find creative ways to make your joint resources go a long way. Since Venus rules your fifth house of art and pleasure, light a green or pink candle during a Venus hour today or Sunday, and meditate on creativity, beauty, or creating romance!

AQUARIUS
The Sun / Moon square affects your fourth and seventh houses. Work through domestic issues now with partners, at home as well as the office. This would be a good time to get things out in the open about how early childhood patterning influences your most intimate relationships. Spend time at home with the one you love, and share your inner life with each other. You can now effectively implement changes in your domestic environment to give yourselves more room to grow. Since Venus rules your fourth house of home and domesticity, light a green or pink candle during a Venus hour today or Sunday, and meditate on making your environment a true reflection of your inner bliss.

PISCES
The Sun / Moon square affects your third and sixth houses. Be careful now to handle co-workers, employers or employees with extra care; this is not a time to argue with them. Do your best to resolve the issues with your health as well, and don't let yourself get drained because of tension in your everyday work life. Try to find a way to get down to basics in your environment... you could be exerting too much energy pursuing unnecessary things. You can find practical ways to communicate practical matters, or implement systems to make your routine work easier. Since the Sun rules your sixth house of health and habits, light a yellow or gold candle on Sunday during a solar hour and meditate on bringing the solar energies into your body, creating added vitality, good health, and inner strength.

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To find today’s planetary hour, visit https://www.lunarium.co.uk/planets/hours.jsp and make sure to change the location to your current one.

I bookmark this page for easy access … there is a lot of information on planetary hours for those of you who are new to the concept. 

From the website: “Note that a Planetary Day starts at the moment of sunrise on the given date in the selected location and ends with the next sunrise in this location. So Planetary Days do not coincide with the common calendar days.”

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Sarolta has been a certified astrologer, experienced tarot card reader and ordained Priestess for over 25 years. She has read thousands of charts and has worked with hundreds of clients from around the world. 

She coaches clients to articulate their life's purpose, embrace their path with confidence, clarify the essence of who they are and what they want, and help them create a plan of action to create tangible results by combining astrology, ritual, and spiritual practice.

By day she is a social change agent, helping families and individuals overcome barriers by offering support and connection.

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