A wise country guides its destiny—astrology points the way.
On January 13th, Elaine Kuzmeskus, M.S., P.M.A.F.A. will be on The Paranormal View to discuss the year ahead in astrology, as well as the horoscopes of the United States and Donald Trump. To learn more, tune into theparanormalview.com at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13th. Elaine will also be available to do astrological readings for call-ins.
January and February Moon Cycles
January 1~ Super Moon 11º Cancer
January 16 ~ New Moon 26º Capricorn
January 31 ~ Lunar Eclipse 11º Leo
February 15 ~ Solar Eclipse 27º Aquarius
January Moon Cycles
As you can imagine, 2018 is a year of changes in the economy as well as health care industry. Improvements will come in small increments. With Saturn (planet of restriction) opposite Venus (society), many social programs could be cut back. That said, the economy should continue to improve throughout 2018 with favorable aspects from Jupiter (good luck) and Neptune (faith). Fortunately, spiritual awareness is on the horizon thanks to the positive Jupiter-Neptune aspects.
Full Moon January 1 2018, 9:24 p.m. EST 11 Cancer
Two super Moons in January—one on the 1st and another on the 31st. Be sure to view the magnificent heavens as the Moon shines bright in the night sky. January 1st, the full Moon is on the Sun (President) of the United States, so America will be very much in the news. Other countries look to the U.S. for leadership at this time. With the Moon opposite Venus, financial concerns continue to plague the country. However, the planet Neptune in positive aspect to full Moon, so there is more interest in spiritual matters. Everyone seems ready for a new start. The full Moon in Cancer also favors home improvement, family activities, and good food. Try some new recipes or bake your favorite pie for those you love.
New Moon January 16 2018, 9:17 p.m. EST Moon 26 Capricorn
Look for some shake-ups in government as the Moon in Capricorn (authority) tightens its grip. Expect more public outcry over social policies with the new Moon on the country’s Pluto, planet of reorganization and rehabilitation. There will be much debate on federal spending. With Uranus make adverse aspects to the Moon, more women come forward to protest past wrongs in and out of government. Emotions run high during the last two weeks of January. The Moon in practical Capricorn highlights business matters, so clear the clutter, organize finances, and try to keep New Year’s resolutions.
Full Moon January 31 2018, 8:27 a.m. EST 11 Leo
This full Moon and lunar eclipse conjunct minor planet, Ceres, which rules independent women, grains, and the environment. Watch for a debate on programs which involve single-parent families and mother earth. The Moon in Leo in general favors entertainment, creativity, and the youth of the country. Relax with music, movies or meditation. Remember to nurture yourself as well as others.
February Moon Cycles
February 15 2018, Moon 27 Aquarius 4:05 EST p.m.
The Moon in Aquarius brings out a sense of humanitarian concern. As Americans celebrate President’s Day, they honor the spirit of Abraham Lincoln. His presence is needed more than ever with national and international strife indicated by Mars (planet of war) is in adverse aspect to Neptune (spiritual ideas). Discord in the Middle East could trigger a rise in oil prices in February. Also, the solar eclipse close to the planet of communication, Mercury, which can bring more news of computer hacking. Emotions are bound to run high as Jupiter is in adverse aspect to the Moon. Everyone seems on edge! This is not the best time to travel. If you do travel, plan for delays February 10-20. For those staying close to home, take a mental break with a good book on travel, biography, or positive psychology!