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Pluto is No Longer in Retrograde. Here’s What That Means.

For nearly half a year, Pluto—the planet of transformation, destruction, and rebirth—was in retrograde. Yesterday, it stationed direct again. Today would be a great day to take stock of all the lessons, good and bad, that its moonwalk across the sky has brought us.

The Moon is Trine Jupiter at 12:16 AM

Just after midnight, the moon in Taurus formed a trine with Jupiter in Capricorn, and it puts us in a pleasant, lighthearted state of mind. It’s an ideal time to share your emotions with others, and your relationships will benefit from openness and honesty.

You’re in a generous mood, and feeling very sociable. This transit can bring about social success and material gain.

The Moon is Sextile Neptune at 1:35 AM

Overnight, the moon in grounded Taurus moved sextile of Neptune in dreamy Pisces. Expect this to bring up an active, vivid imagination and a good dose of empathy. Your sensitivity and emotions will be heightened, and you’ll feel more in touch with not only your own feelings, but those around you as well.

You’re especially sensitive to negative energies this afternoon. Your intuition and psychic abilities are heightened at this time. It’s a fantastic opportunity to work with a divination practice. Keep a journal with you to record any flashes of insight you can remember from your dreams.

The Moon is Trine Pluto at 8:41 AM

This morning, when the moon forms a trine angle with Pluto in Capricorn, you might experience an even further increase to your sensitivity. You’re feeling things more powerfully and are easily moved by people—perhaps one person in particular, who you likely share karmic ties with.

You also find yourself delving deep into everyone’s emotions today, and you’re drawn to darker, unspoken, or taboo subjects.

Pluto is a planet of transformation; when it backtracks (i.e. retrogrades) it creates space for reflection. Pluto is no longer in retrograde; it stationed direct yesterday after nearly half a year. So this would be a great time to slow down and take stock of the personal transformations these past few months have brought.

In retrograde, Pluto took a sledgehammer to things in our lives that weren’t serving us anymore. This could have happened in the areas of career, our love lives, or our personal growth. No matter how it manifested, take a hard look at things that were released from your life, and make a commitment now not to fall back into old destructive patterns.

It’s also worth taking a look at the transformations this time has brought to society as a whole. Pluto is the planet of destruction and rebirth, and it’s currently in the sign of Capricorn, which rules finances, business, and government. Just think about that for a minute.

The Moon is Trine Saturn at 7:39 AM

This morning, the moon in Virgo forms a trine with Saturn in Capricorn. This placement brings about the patience and emotional strength (or perhaps detachment) to allow you to handle sensitive or difficult relationship issues. It also brings on strong instincts of common sense, allowing you to make important decisions about home, family, and relationships.

This is an incredibly stabilizing transit, and generally puts us into a very reserved and conservative state of mind. Its influence should be fleeting though.

All aspects mentioned here are in Eastern Standard Time. For greater accuracy, convert to your own time zone.