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Daily Prediction for May 17 2022

The Moon continues her motion through Sagittarius, the conflagrant dwelling of Jupiter. Spirits are high, motivation is kindled, and the inner life is buoyant and resilient.

Today the Moon forms a sextile to Saturn and a square to Mars. These create obstacles, roadblocks, and volatile emotional states in response to these blocks, especially given the current water-sign placement of Mars. The Saturn sextile points indicates that the obstacles that arise will be very temporary and brief, so don’t let strong emotions get the best of you.


While Mars is activated in your 12th house, lot of intense emotional states could send you spinning today. Make sure to stay grounded and centered. Friends will help you out more today and keep you grounded as Saturn is activated by sextile in your 11th house.


Your 11th house is influenced by a Mars square today – friendships will be tense and testy today. Emotions are high with Mars’ water-sign placement, and there won’t be a way to engage it without feeding into it. You will, find that career and work helps to keep you grounded and centered today.


While Mars is squared in your 10th house, career and work related matters can experience a lot of stress and turbulence today. This alignment can bring a lot of stress. However, you will find new clarity and insight coming to your spiritual practices as Saturn is sextiled in your 9th.


The Moon is squaring Mars in your 9th house, creating opportunities for difficulties, stressors, and volatile emotions to arise related to your spiritual practices, travels, and personal studies. This is a hard day for Cancerians in school or on extended trips. While Saturn is activated in your 9th house, you may feel experience and anxiety over ambiguous, non-defined issues. Take the day as slowly as possible.


The Moon squares Mars in your 8th house of fear, anxiety, death, and loss. This can aggravate unhealed emotional patterns and old wounds. Deep-seated fears and anxieties can come to the surface to be cleared. You will find grounding and stability through one-on-one relationships today while the Moon sextiles Saturn in your 9th.


Lighting up your 7th house, the Mars square will cause issues with one-on-one relationships and romantic partnerships. Arguments and disagreements are common and may not be resolved today – it is hard to engage with this energy without simply feeding it more.


While Mars is activated in your 6th house by square, you will have a lot of work and a lot asked of you. It is easy to experience burnout today, so make sure to take it slow. Creative pursuits and leisurable activities will provide you with a lot of comfort and support after all the work is over while Saturn is activated in your 5th by sextile.


Your 5th house is influenced by a Mars square today. Personal projects and creative pursuits will create stress and frustration today. This is a difficulty day for Scorpionic artists and creative types. You will find good fortune and groundedness at home while Saturn is activated in your 4th house.



While Mars is squared in your 4th house, home and family life can experience a lot of stress and anxiety today. Disagreements with people at home are common. Local people and community, however, will offer you a lot more success and support today while Saturn is sextiled in your 3rd house.


The Moon is squaring Mars in your 3rd house. Disagreements and arguments with people in your local community are common. Petty squabbles with neighbors and siblings are normal as well, and tend to blow over quickly. While Saturn is sextiled in your 2nd house, you will see some grounded financial growth coming into your life.


The Moon squares Mars in your 2nd house today, so finances may become a source of stress today. This alignment can also create more hard work and incentivize getting more control over your own domain. You will also receive positive but somewhat stern personal growth and self-knowledge through the Saturn sextile in your 1st.


Lighting up your 1st house, the Mars square will create a lot of self-directed frustration and anger. This alignment can also create passing health and body-related issues, so make sure to take it easy today. While Saturn is sextiled in your 12th house, you will find more success and personal insight through solitary practices.

Matthew “Merlin” Kenney is a practicing traditional astrologer, a trained philosopher, and a translator of Ancient Greek and Sanskrit. He is a dedicated practitioner of astrological magic, meditation, Hatha Yoga, and Tai Chi.

As an academic and a scholar, he utilizes intellectual rigor to restore the worldview and astrological prowess of the ancient world and apply it to the modern day. As a spiritual practitioner and dedicated hermeticist, Matthew uses these techniques to guide his clients on their paths towards wholeness and spiritual flourishing.

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