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This week, the Sun and Neptune come into relationship and ignite a new way of seeing ourselves while Mercury and Uranus speak to new ideas and our future planning.
Sun square Neptune
Neptune recently finished its retrograde and began moving forward once again. On December 14, 2022, this spiritual and elusive planet will make a square aspect with the Sun.
An aspect in astrology shows us how the planets are interacting and collaborating with one another. A square aspect occurs when planets are three zodiac signs away from one another. This relationship acts as a point of friction to usher us out of complacency and into change. The Sun in Sagittarius (9th zodiac) and Neptune in Pisces (12th zodiac) invite us into greater self-awareness, healing, and inner power.
Neptune acts as a doorway into our subconscious. It is the unseen and the intangible. When in a square aspect, we have an opportunity to open that door and look around with the light of the Sun. Here we can gain insight into inner unconscious patterns, beliefs, doubts, past experiences that are dictating the present. We will get to see some of the ways we restrict ourselves, dim our light, and doubt ourselves.
We get to see all this so that we may begin to take steps towards healing. With the Sun in Sagittarius, there is an overall sense of growth, expansion, optimism, and gratitude and can be a beautiful support while we witness, accept, and hold compassion for parts of ourselves that we may have previously kept behind closed doors.
Mercury trine Uranus
A trine aspect happens when planets are four zodiac signs away from one another and therefore in the same element. When Mercury is in Capricorn, Uranus is in Taurus, which are earth elements. Here, the planets can support one another. A trine holds an essence of flow, of luck, of a door opening.
We know Mercury. It’s the planet ruling our mental processes, thoughts, communication, and technology. Mercury is linear and organized.
Uranus, on the other hand, isn’t quite so orderly. Uranus is eccentric and disruptive. It stands for change and revolution. It is here to shake things up in the name of truth and authenticity.
When the planets trine on December 17, 2022, it will be a beautiful time to tap into the power of your mind, to open the floodgates of ideas. It’s an invitation to brainstorm new ideas, think in entirely new ways, and look so far outside of the box that you forget one ever existed.
This week brings a mixture of directions. There’s a tension that invites you to be in a deeper relationship with yourself than ever before. And there’s an exciting flow of new ideas and planning for your future. These seemingly separate invitations actually complement one another perfectly. This week could be exactly what is needed during the transitory time before the new year.
With the beneficial expression of the Sun, Neptune, Sagittarius, and Pisces brought together on the 14th, you’re invited to experience expansion, adventure, dreaming, and compassion. You’ll feel a healthy sense of self and a beautiful connection to spirit. And you’ll find creativity and faith. You’re being reminded that this is what you can have in your life.
The invitation of this transit is to see yourself without judgement. Perhaps you’ll even take it a step further and start to see yourself with compassion. A journaling practice and slow yoga flow will pair beautifully with the Sun square Neptune. Think gentle, loving, and easy on this day.
On the 17th, you get to turn up the volume. Uranus wants you to look into the future and free yourself from any limitations. Mercury then brings all that you uncovered into a beautiful, logical, and linear flow of ideas, planning, and steps. And Capricorn and Taurus, earth signs that aren’t afraid of long-term commitment, ground all of this into reality and help make it real.
Learn more about the influence of astrology in your life, including astrological events the Moon cycles, your Sun and Moon and rising signs, how journaling can help you connect with the current influences, and more with Jordane Maree at Girl and her Moon.
About our contributor
Jordane Maree is the founder of Girl and Her Moon, a platform and community exploring Soul through the lens of astrology, tarot, and energy healing. She is a writer, intuitive astrologer, energy and soul guide, and host of Girl and Her Moon, The Podcast. She is inspired, every single day, to be the mirror for you to see all that you truly are, you in all your infinite abilities, in total expansion, in infinite opportunity and love.