Cancer Horoscope for June 2018

Cancer Horoscope for June 2018

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By for ASTROGRAPH Horoscopes

This is a month of getting closer in touch with your own insides, Cancer. You are transforming in the areas of partnership interaction, plus work requirements, and it all has much to do with what arises for you out of the depths of your unconscious process. You seem to be operating in slow motion, especially during the first two weeks, very focused on issues of commitment, in career and for your primary relationships. One way to envision this situation is to imagine that you are taking your time in order to get to know the emotional territory very thoroughly; this is before allowing developments to proceed that you sense more than directly see. Wilder impulses at work within you seek new horizons in goals, as well as in group dynamics. As you attempt to balance recklessness with caution, it is your growing awareness of inner wounding stemming from the past that makes for one important key to a more robust future.


The following was written by this month's guest columnist Adam Elenbaas of The Nightlight Astrology School


We’re on the cusp of the Cancerian season this month, with the start of the Cancer time period taking place each year on the Summer Solstice. Meanwhile, everyone is still feeling the effects of the entrance of Uranus into Taurus last month, which for you signifies variability and also tons of ideas around your friendships and goals for the future. This month features Mars turning retrograde in the sign of Aquarius, corresponding to intimacy and personal evolution, and in square to Uranus. Let’s look at the big transits of the month, in-depth.

Between June 5th and 6th, Venus in Cancer in your first house of self, health, and new beginnings will be moving through an opposition to Pluto in Capricorn in your seventh house of marriage and relationships. There is an opportunity here for transformation, deeper intimacy, purging, cleansing, and healing in your relationships. You might also be exploring your most profound values and desires, asking the deeper questions about what will bring you lasting happiness versus a temporary or momentary level of satisfaction.

At nearly the same time, between June 6th and 7th, the Sun and Mercury will be conjunct in Gemini in your twelfth house of self-undoing, imprisonment, and ego-dissolution, while moving into a square with Neptune in Pisces in your ninth house of religion, spirituality, higher education, and long journeys. You might be going through a very important moment of doubt, inner questioning, or confusion about your beliefs, or it may be somewhat challenging to know the truth or to discern the forest from the trees. Stick with the process, find your faith, and remember Gandalf’s famous words, “All who wander are not lost!”

On June 13th, the New Moon in Gemini will also land in your twelfth house. At the same time, Mars will conjoin the South Node of the Moon in the eighth house of passive income, other people’s money, and death and rebirth. The emphasis is once more upon a process of questioning and/or confusion, inner doubt and mental turmoil, facing fears or uncertainties, and finding faith even though you may feel tired, confused, alone, or temporarily stuck. Remember that you are not the only driver of this bus, and that your best asset is your faith in the universe together with your emotional intelligence. Feel your way, slowly, through the challenges of these transits by relying upon your instincts, but don’t be reactive, either. This can be a very meditative, or even spiritual, remainder of the month for you. For any of us to grow in life, we must, from time to time, move through some twelfth house periods!

Between June 14th and 15th, Venus in Leo in your second house of finances, resources, and money, will square Uranus in Taurus in your eleventh house of friends, allies, and wishes. You may be considering a new way of making money, or you may find that you are facing a conflict of values among your friends or within the social circles or groups you belong to. On the other hand, you may be presented with interesting or exciting new forms of collaboration right now. Be careful about making big and impulsive decisions or acting from a place of impulsivity or defiance. While this transit is all about revolution and breaking from the norms, it may also indicate a lack of tact or thoughtfulness that should be guarded against by deeper mindfulness.

On June 15th, Mercury in Cancer in your first house of self, health, and new beginnings will also oppose Saturn in Capricorn in your seventh house of marriage and relationships, emphasizing a somewhat serious, constrained, focused, or disciplined quality of mind and speech, and communication within your relationships. You may be feeling sensitive or vulnerable right now while others might be acting hard, cold, severe, or unyielding. On the other hand, be careful of self-pity and emotional immaturity. Sometimes we all need a wiser, more experienced voice or set of teachings or expectations to guide us forward on the path of life.

On June 21st the Summer Solstice takes place at the very beginning of your sign, and you may feel reborn, or otherwise quite excited by future prospects. Opportunity lands upon you suddenly in this latter part of the month. You might also feel daunted by the prospect of unknown changes that will ultimately affect your career, or in general be concerned with feelings of not good enough, or who am I to deserve all this. Pay close attention to your fears and you will get to know yourself better in the dark places deep within you. On this same day, Venus in Leo in your second house of values, resources, and finances, moves into an opposition with Mars in Aquarius in your eighth house of passive income, a partner’s money, or death and rebirth (the nodal axis of the Moon will be included in this opposition, too!). You might be experiencing a creative renaissance regarding your finances right now, or you may find that you are struggling or at odds in your relationships regarding bills, debt, expenditures, or savings. It’s a good time to explore your values, along with what you most sincerely hold inside, with a nice opportunity for synthesis. You may also notice that sexual desires or material cravings are high right now so be careful not to overdo it!

June 23rd Mercury in Cancer is opposing Pluto in Capricorn from your first to your seventh house, once again emphasizing the importance of relationships and transformative conversations or exchanges this month. For relationships to work, in the long run, both people need to be open to being transformed by the other. When relationships don’t work it’s usually because one person prefers to remain invulnerable at the cost of the other.

Then on June 25th, Venus in Leo in your second house of values, resources, and money will square Jupiter in Scorpio in your fifth house of children, creativity, and joy. Be careful of big expenses or purchases around this time, but otherwise enjoy the abundance, beauty, creativity and general expansiveness of the moment. You may also notice that your children are thriving or that there is a general aura of child-like joy and creativity surrounding you.

Finally, on June 27th, the Full Moon will conjoin Saturn in your 7th house of marriage and relationships while Mars turns retrograde just one day prior, in your eighth house of death and rebirth, and “other people’s money.” This is a big transit, highlighting the need for greater depth, seriousness, and commitment in your relationships, or possibly signaling the need to make significant changes yourself or possibly signals significant changes happening in the life of a partner. The influence of Saturn can be a great indicator of wisdom, growth, and maturity coming into your life, but it may also represent some elements of rigidity or severity. At the same time, the Mars retrograde taking place in your eighth house all summer emphasizes an intense and in-depth level of personal, financial, or relational transformation taking place for you (or perhaps some combination of all three!). Remember, that you are gifted with the unique ability to nurture yourself and others through periods of change, so trust your heart and keep it open no matter what!



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moon astrology The Moon

The Moon represents the personal self, the feelings and the unconscious. It is a reflection of the true self, represented by the Sun. The Moon also stands for security and instinctual or habitual patterns, as well as the ability to relate to others, and to be nurturing to others. The Moon rules Cancer and is exalted in Taurus. It is often contrasted with the Sun as the female receptive principle versus the masculine or positive principle. The Moon represents the feminine and nurturing part of oneself. In a male chart, the Moon represents the feminine within, or the 'anima' and also indicates the type of partner you will attract. The Moon also represents an attunement from the past, which operates at an instinctive or habitual level in your present life.

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mercury astrology Mercury

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venus astrology Venus

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mars astrology Mars

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jupiter astrology Jupiter

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saturn astrology Saturn

Saturn is the planet of limitation and contraction, and the trials of life experience. This includes disciplive, punctuality, and the conservation of material resources. Saturn rules Capricorn and is exalted in Libra, and is limited and material, versus unlimited faith (as represented by Jupiter). It indicates areas where the personality will be restricted by fears and lack of confidence, and also areas which are important to be worked on in this lifetime.

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uranus astrology Uranus

Uranus is the planet of freedom and revolutionary vision, the urge for change and the ability to visualize new possibilities. Uranus rules Aquarius, and is exalted in Scorpio. It is also associated with mental studies, electricity and astrology. Its position indicates the arena of originality and freedom from conventional thinking in your life.

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neptune astrology Neptune

Neptune represents the universal ocean of oneness with all beings. It is thus highly compassionate, also idealistic, imaginative and self login or even self undoing, and can be associated with drugs or media, as fantasy expressions. Neptune rules Pisces, and finds its exaltation in Cancer. Its position indicates where there may be confusion and also great creativity in poetic or musical fields. Neptune has been called the higher octave of Venus.

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pluto astrology Pluto

Pluto is a force for change that can be destructive in its power. Pluto rules Scorpio, and is exalted in Leo. Pluto is related to will, and intense passion, and has a reputation for ruthlessness. As god of the underworld Pluto brings the deepest compulsions into the light. Its position indicates areas of life that must ultimately become transformed as part of the soul's evolution.

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chiron astrology Chiron

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ceres astrology Ceres

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pallas astrology Pallas

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juno astrology Juno

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taurus astrology Taurus

Taureans revel in the pleasures of life. They crave the security and comfort of relaxing in the warmth of their home environment. They value the senses and the enjoyment of material things. Taureans are likely to work hard to make their home an attractive one. They also have the makings of a healer and have a large capacity for kindness.

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gemini astrology Gemini

Gemini is the sign associated with communication, logical thought processes (based on duality) and the conscious mind. Gemini people tend to be airy and intellectual, glib of tongue and curious about life and other people. They can experience two sides of things at the same time, and may tend to be flighty.

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cancer astrology Cancer

Cancerians are nurturing and protective of others. Their ruling planet is the Moon, and they tend to be moody, with constantly changing emotions. Cancerians are also likely to be security-conscious and highly value their home life. They may appear passive, and tend to rely on their feelings to make decisions. They are subtle, rather than direct, and are likely to reflect the moods of those around them.

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leo astrology Leo

Leos are likely to express themselves in dramatic, creative and assertive ways. They are also likely to enjoy the warmth of the physical Sun. Leos have great energy, courage and honesty. They are likely to be self-confident and maybe even a bit self-indulgent as they expect to be the center of attention, and often are. Leos can be quite determined and usually get their way when they really want to. They also possess great integrity, and are a natural leader.

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virgo astrology Virgo

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libra astrology Libra

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capricorn astrology Capricorn

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aquarius astrology Aquarius

Aquarians have a rebellious nature, and are eccentric, spontaneous and original. They are forward thinking and detached, and can seem conservative though they really are not very much so. They are scientifically minded and logical, and confident in manner.

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pisces astrology Pisces

Pisceans are friendly and likable, and yet can be very moody and introspective as well. Pisces is a watery sign, concerned with subtle emotions and secret mystical depths. Pisceans are not entirely at home in this world.

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