Forecast for June 2015

Long-Term Shifts in 2015

The Uranus-Pluto square has come to a close this year (finally! Has it really been 4 years?) but stay alert—you may find it ended in March with a bang that reverberates for the rest of the year. Changes have come on both the personal and the political levels and if you haven’t experienced a big shift, yours may be due.

Jupiter begins the year in the Fiery sign of Leo, in a fantastic trine with Uranus. This eases the chaos and disruption by suggesting ways we can use our situation for growth and personal development. Later in the year, Jupiter moves into Virgo, where it proceeds to trine Pluto and oppose Chiron. This should smooth out the highs and lows of the Uranus-Pluto square, hopefully leaving us all quite a bit wiser and more whole.

Other than these things, I’m happy to say that 2015 is a more peaceful and less chaotic year than 2014.

More about “planetary meetups” now in progress:
High Five! Jupiter Trine Uranus in Fire Signs
Uranus and Pluto Topple the Great Edifice (Part 1), which links to parts 2, 3 and 4.

Want to know more about the planetary influences of this year? Find out more about this year’s trends and pivotal (retrograde) days: Transits in the Year 2015.

This year’s themes affect individual people in individual areas of life according to their own astrology charts.  Will they affect you?  Look here to find out: Are You Currently In Transition?

Oh No, It’s Mercury Retrograde Again!

With Mercury still retrograde (i.e. moving backwards), this June begins with things in disarray.  When Mercury is retrograde, it’s important to move slowly, lower your expectations and add an extra dose of patience to all your task-management. Also respond with warmth and openness to those who may need to clear a miscommunication with you. Remember, you’re not the only one who’s brain isn’t up to speed right now!  Check out this for a bigger understanding of how Mercury Retrograde works and what you can do about it: This Year’s Mercury Retrogrades. Mercury turns direct (forwards) on June 11. Whew!


Spring comes to a close in the sign of Gemini (May 20-June 20).  Wish your Gemini friends a happy birthday in flowery terms:  words, language and communication are of utmost interest to a Gemini.  For some Geminis this takes the form of highly intellectual pursuits; for others it simply means they talk your ear off because they think with their mouths.  Mutable Gemini loves a change of pace—take a weekend trip while the sun is still in this sign.

Through the month of Gemini, the light will grow stronger until it peaks on the first day of summer, which marks the beginning of Cancer (June 20-July 22).  At summer solstice the warmth penetrates our bodies, heating and relaxing us.  From here until the winter solstice the days will grow shorter as Nature brings forth her fruits, reminding us of the abundance that is our birthright on this garden planet.  Slow down and relax into this delicious season.


Each lunation (new or full moon) has a feeling-state that human beings will be prone to under it, a general mood.

Full Moon in 11º Sagittarius:  Tuesday, June 2, 2015
June’s Full Moon features a conjunction with Mercury and Mars in Gemini and a square to Neptune in Pisces. The mad proliferation of life is what June’s all about (flowers, fruit, saplings), and the Sagittarian Full Moon brings a mood of abundance. It’s like a whirling, swirling hurricane of details and possibilities—how to choose which direction to go? What will stick? How can you tell from here? Use meditation or sheer force of will to get into the calm in the center of this storm.

New Moon in 25º Gemini:  Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Mars pokes his nose in again during June’s New Moon, but at least by mid-June Mercury is direct. Now is the time to trim down all those ideas that grabbed you early this month, by doing what grabs you in the moment. Taking action on what you feel has the sensation of rightness under this New Moon, which was made for leaping forward into a good, strong start. What is the very next action you need to take to forward this month’s projects?

June’s Full Moon is sometimes called the Strawberry Moon. Pop one in your mouth or make a pie and you’ll be part of an ancient tradition!

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6/2/2015, Full Moon in Sagittarius—picture coming to the end of a long journey with your bag full of gifts. What did you bring home with you?

6/5/2015, Venus enters Leo: Time to tszuj up your outfit, flash a little bling, and be the hostess with the mostes’, because Venus is flamboyant in Leo.

6/5/2015, Mars sextiles Jupiter: Enough thinking or talking about it—it’s time to put your beliefs into action!

6/5/2015, Venus trines Saturn: Be steadfast and committed to those you love. An authority figure can affect you positively today.

6/8/2015, Sun sextiles Jupiter: This is a great day to arrange a playdate for your kids! Or plan one for yourself…

6/9/2015, Mars sextiles Uranus: Express your inspiration with clear and spontaneous action. Now’s the time to act upon your impulses!

6/10/2015, Mercury sextiles Venus: Got your mind on your money and your money on your mind? Express yourself through poetry and art.

6/10/2015, Sun sextiles Uranus: Itching to break the mold? Let your inner genius/visionary shine out today!

6/11/2015, Mercury stations direct: Whew—another Mercury Retrograde period over! Where did your questions take you?

6/12/2015, Neptune stations retrograde: Where in your life do you feel disappointment and longing? Re-dream it.

6/14/2015, Sun conjuncts Mars: This morning is supercharged! The world is teeming with energy today—use it to get things accomplished.

6/14/2015, Saturn retrogrades (backs up) into mysterious, alchemical Scorpio today. This combination means nothing is done half-way.

6/16/2015, New Moon in Gemini: Start a new venture with radical open-mindedness and boundless curiosity.

6/21/2015, Sun enters Cancer: Let your home be your haven. Now’s a great time to plan a family reunion and get-together with old friends.

6/22/2015, Jupiter trines Uranus: Think of thunderbolts and light bulbs firing over your head. Allow yourself to be inspired today.

6/23/2015, Mercury squares Neptune: Feeling foggy or confused about something? Don’t even try to be technical—open your imagination instead.

6/24/2015, Mars enters Cancer: Take a stand to defend the weak! Don’t attack things head-on, but from the side—as a crab does.

6/28/2015, Venus trines Uranus: Has someone eccentric, wacky, or brilliant come into your life? Enjoy being swept up in a sudden social connection!

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Jamie was born in the turbulent 1960's to a pair of aging East Coast hippie parents. On a diet of myths, folklore and fairy tales, she grew like a weed. At sixteen, Jamie had her first astrology reading from a family friend. The reading itself was interesting, but more interesting was astrology itself.

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