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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.

Astrology is a map and all you have do is follow the Signs. ™ 

THE MOON IS IN CANCER TODAY! Keywords: Home, family, mother, older women, nurturing, cooking, gardening, tradition, moody, feelings, over-emotional, antiques, nostalgia, emotions, intuition, tears, water, land, mining, property, your heritage, places of abode, residences, your roots, biological and psychological foundation

The Cancer Moon is moving through your 11th house of friends, groups of people, social acquaintances, former relationships (ex's), organizations, alliances, fraternities, memberships, money from the employer, finances of employer and stock exchanges. It is also about your hopes, wishes and dreams.

Today we are experiencing a Void of Course Moon in Cancer from 6:59 AM EDT until 6:57 PM EDT. This takes us into the Moon in Leo, which essentially becomes a New Moon in Leo tomorrow, Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT at 14 degrees 34 minutes. A New Moon occurs when the Sun and the Moon are both in the same sign and in the same degree, which means the Sun is in Leo at 14 degrees 34 minutes and the Moon is in Leo at 14 degrees 34 minutes. I am attaching two charts wheels today under the Daily Astrology Chart link below so you can see this occur. Look at the date and time on the chart wheel. As an entire sign the Leo Moon impacts your 12th house of what you don't want others to see or know about you, skeletons in the closet, the hidden realm, mental health, reflection, meditation, solitude and silent suffering. For you personally, the impact will be in the house that Leo rules at 14 degrees in your personal natal chart.

The basic nutshell of the Moon in Leo is that there is a very strong desire for self-improvement. This isn't about being perfect. Self-improvement and perfectionism are two completely different things. I want you to remember that when a New Moon occurs there is an 'orb of influence' for right at about two weeks although the impact will be for an entire year. This is because there will not be another New Moon in Leo until July 26, 2014. Think self-improvement, self-improvement, self-improvement.

For all Virgo's, this impacts your 12th house of the keywords I just mentioned above. I really want to stress that you study the house in your personal natal chart that is ruled by Leo as well. If your 2nd house (in your personal natal) of self-worth and personal income is ruled by Leo, then the self-improvement would be in this house. So yes, there are two houses to consider here, the house as an an entire sign (12th house) and the house ruled by Leo in your personal natal chart. Leo is a very proud sign, so make certain that you are not too proud to improve this house or that you are not so proud that you are braggadocious and arrogant. Even a bragging and arrogant attitude needs self-improvement. Also keep in mind that Leo is naturally ruled by the Sun and we cannot survive without the Sun. Think about this Sun shining in your Leo house and how necessary it is for you to learn and grow in this house. Certainly your Sun Sign is Virgo but the Sun actually rules Leo. This Sun shining brilliantly . . figuratively and literally in this house is vital to your existence. Nail down this new cycle (New Moon) in Leo in this particular house and it will feed you Sunbeams (Leo Sun) and Moonbeams (Leo Moon) for an entire year! Then you can improve on it again on July 26, 2014 when the New Moon in Leo occurs once again. We should keep getting better and better every time a New Moon rolls around.

Folks, this is the time to get completely self-absorbed in the houses I just mentioned and work on self-improvement. If you can't manage money, then over the next two weeks start organizing your relationship with money. If you can't get your eating under control, then this is the time to get serious and stop kidding yourself. The size on your clothing is not lying. If your temperament is quick and full of piss and vinegar, then admit to yourself that you have an issue and improve upon it. This New Moon in Leo is not the Moon that you want to kid yourself because even though New Moon's are wonderful for 'new beginnings' you can and will get humbled if the Universe feels it is necessary in order for you to have that new beginning and fresh start. There is nothing more attractive than an individual who is humble and can look and laugh at their own shortcomings. Not laugh in the sense of ignoring and shrugging off, but laugh and admit that change is in order. The Sun in Leo trine Uranus in Aries aspect that we are currently experiencing (see yesterday's horoscope) has a huge component to recognizing your shortcomings. This is just awesome 'self-improvement' energy. Cram this in your head over the next two weeks during this 'orb of New Moon influence' so you can make that shift in consciousness that you have been needing and by all means, stop kidding yourself. If it's always someone else's fault, I guarantee you that isn't true and it's probably time to look in the mirror. OUCHY!

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For Virgo's today's Cancer Moon is shining its moonbeams on your 11th 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 Virgo would be on the 1st house and then you would follow the signs in order for each house. Libra 2nd house, Scorpio 3rd house, Sagittarius 4th house, Capricorn 5th house, Aquarius 6th house, Pisces 7th house, Aries 8th house, Taurus 9th house, Gemini 10th house, Cancer 11th house and Leo 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 5:00 AM EDT)

Sun in Leo 13 06" - changes signs 08/22/13
Moon in Cancer 26 00" - changes signs 08/05/13
Mercury in Cancer 25 03" - changes signs 08/08/13
Venus in Virgo 16 35" - changes signs 08/16/13
Mars in Cancer 15 14" - changes signs 08/27/13
Saturn in Scorpio 05 27" - changes signs 09/17/15
Jupiter in Cancer 08 53" - changes signs 07/16/14
Pluto "Rx" in Capricorn 09 29" - changes signs 01/20/24
Pluto Retrograde (Rx) until 09/20/13
Uranus "Rx" in Aries 12 23" - changes signs 3/06/19
Uranus Retrograde (Rx) until 12/17/13
Neptune "Rx" in Pisces 04 32" - changes signs 1/26/26
Neptune Retrograde (Rx) until 11/13/13
Chiron "Rx" in Pisces 12 45" - changes signs 4/17/18
Chiron Retrograde (Rx) until 11/19/13
Black Moon in Cancer 06 21" - changes signs 03/04/13
North Node "Rx" in Scorpio 12 22" - changes signs 2/18/14
South Node "Rx" in Taurus 12 22" - changes signs 2/18/14
NOTE - The Nodes are ALWAYS opposite and ALWAYS retrograde

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