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MONDAY - AUGUST 26, 2013

Daily Horoscopes are written according to where the Moon is located.
For that reason you will see the Moon information 1st paragraph (below),
the 2nd paragraph is the house that affects your Sign, and the 3rd paragraph is
the horoscope itself based on the information of the 1st and 2nd paragraph.

THE MOON IS IN TAURUS TODAY! Keywords: money, practical, stability, music, possessions, self-worth, morals, values, romance, slow to decide

The Moon in Taurus is moving through your 8th house of the wealth of your spouse or partner, joint resources, insurance, legacies, other people's money, stocks, bonds, taxes, inheritances and wills. It also includes, surgeries, spirituality, astral experiences, the metaphysical realm, transformation, regeneration and covers death, sex and an element of legal matters.

I sent out an update to those of you who had previously ordered my e-book, “Understanding and Using the North and South Node in Your Natal Chart”. If you did not receive this update, pop me an e-mail and I'll get it right to you.

Over the past several days I have written a handful on the current Grand Cross/Square and threw in some info on the current Grand Trines in the Water Signs and Grand Trines in the Earth Signs. I think it's always worth it to click back a couple of days to reinforce any new information that I have introduced to you, especially if you consider yourself a student of astrology. The Grand Cross/Square you see on today's Daily Astrology Chart will only be present until Wednesday, August 28, 2013. I described in detail this Grand Cross/Square in Saturday's Daily Horoscope.

As challenging as a Grand Cross/Square can be, I mentioned yesterday how we are always given a way of escape and then talked about the Grand Trines in the Water and Earth Signs. You see folks, it really depends on what you want to focus on. Remember in all of my charts, the challenging lines are in red and green and the easy and effortless lines are in blue. So when you download the Daily Astrology Chart for today it really depends on if you will focus on and think inside the box or if you will focus on what is outside of the box and think outside of the box. Outside of this box are multiple Grand Trines in the Water and Earth Signs. Go ahead, click the link and test yourself to see what your eyes focus on . . the blues or the red lines. Do you see all of those sextile lines (blue dashed lines) connecting the trines? One more sextile line (between maybe Jupiter and the Moon or Mercury) and that would have been a full blown complete Star of David. I did however include in the Daily Astrology Chart for today another wheel at 7:00 AM EDT that shows that one needed sextile to create a Star of David where Jupiter sextiles the Ascendant/Rising Sign in Virgo. A few minutes after that the Star of David is no longer present with that last sextile but at least you can see that it was present for a brief period of time. All the same, the trines and sextiles present provide plenty of easy and effortless energy to make our way out of the box. All I'm saying is that if you think outside of the box (the Grand Cross/Square) you will see all of this easy and effortless energy to help you. How you think and what you see makes all the difference in the world.

The Moon is still in Taurus today, which has a fixed and unmoveable nature. It is one thing to be firm, it another to be stubborn. Taurus energy serves us very well because it is cautious and steady, which is just what we need before making a big decision. Remember, the lunar cycle begins with rambunctious and impulsive Aries and then settles into the placid bull Taurus for a reason. This energy is supposed to steady us and help us get grounded before we progress forward. You want to be able to regain your composure before the lunar (Moon) energy heads off into Gemini, then Cancer, then Leo, etc. Taurus is practical and it is cautious. Taurus does not like the rug pulled out from underneath them and typically need a head's up first. For instance, it's best to give a Taurus notice such as, "We are leaving in 30 minutes." Then a follow-up, "We are leaving in 15 minutes." Then another follow-up, "Okay, we are leaving in 5 minutes." Then you can say; "It's time to go. We are leaving now." By the time the Moon rolls into Gemini, the energy is really going to be ready to go and won't need any notice. The mere suggestion of going anywhere will cause Gemini to be sitting in the car waiting excitedly on you, long before you even grab your keys.

For all Libra's on the planet, this Taurus Moon affects your 8th house joint resources, support from other people, monies shared with someone else. You may be a bit jealous and insecure with others. This Taurus Moon has you more concerned about financial matters so much that you might be wondering why someone has what you don't have when you have worked hard too. Instead of thinking about how others arrived at where they are in Life, how about thinking about how you arrived where you are in Life and if you don't like it . . then change it! Also I have updated your Monthly Libra Horoscope with your Sun and Mercury Opportunity. The Sun and Mercury moved into Virgo.

I sent out an update to those of you who had previously ordered my e-book, “Understanding and Using the North and South Node in Your Natal Chart”. If you did not receive this update, pop me an e-mail and I'll get it right to you.

You can catch me on social media. I have two Facebook (FB) pages. One is under Dr. Loretta Standley and the other is under Loretta Standley. My Dr. Loretta Standley FB page is linked with my Twitter feed where often times I get on a roll and make a lot of quick astrology posts. Sometimes I also get on a roll Tweeting without posting them through Facebook. My Twitter handle is drstandley.

For Libra's today's Taurus Moon is shining its moonbeams on your 8th house as you can see from the flow of your Solar (Sun Sign) Chart below. Read more about what the 12 houses rule here!

The flow for your Solar Chart looks like this. Your Sun Sign Libra would be on the 1st house and then you would follow the signs in order for each house. Scorpio 2nd house, Sagittarius 3rd house, Capricorn 4th house, Aquarius 5th house, Pisces 6th house, Aries 7th house, Taurus 8th house, Gemini 9th house, Cancer 10th house, Leo 11th house and Virgo 12th house. Read more about How Horoscopes Are Written Here! For your personal natal chart that has your exact birth date, time and location, then the flow from the 1st house would according to whatever Sun Sign is your Rising Sign. Read more about what the 12 houses rule here!


Planets are in a sign for 29 degrees 59 minutes 59 seconds which completes a full 30 degrees after which the planet then moves into the next sign beginning at 00 degrees 00 minutes 01 seconds

S in the chart = Stationary
Rx in the chart = Retrograde
(Degrees and Minutes are calculated at 9:45 PM EDT)

Sun in Virgo 03 17" - changes signs 09/23/13
Moon in Aries 10 27" - changes signs 08/25/13
Mercury in Virgo 04 47" - changes signs 09/29/13
Venus in Libra 11 29" - changes signs 09/11/13
Mars in Cancer 28 54" - changes signs 08/27/13
Saturn in Scorpio 06 42" - changes signs 09/17/15
Jupiter in Cancer 13 00" - changes signs 07/16/14
Pluto "Rx" in Capricorn 09 08" - changes signs 01/20/24
Pluto Retrograde (Rx) until 09/20/13
Uranus "Rx" in Aries 11 55" - changes signs 3/06/19
Uranus Retrograde (Rx) until 12/17/13
Neptune "Rx" in Pisces 03 59" - changes signs 1/26/26
Neptune Retrograde (Rx) until 11/13/13
Chiron "Rx" in Pisces 11 50" - changes signs 4/17/18
Chiron Retrograde (Rx) until 11/19/13
Black Moon in Cancer 08 41" - changes signs 03/04/13
North Node "S" in Scorpio 10 05" - changes signs 2/18/14
South Node "S" in Taurus 10 05" - changes signs 2/18/14
NOTE - The Nodes are ALWAYS opposite and ALWAYS retrograde

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