New Moon in Gemini | June 18, 2023

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On June 18, 2023, we will experience a new moon at 26 degrees of Gemini. It will impact individuals with planets and positions between 21-31 degrees of this sign the most. But it will likewise influence individuals with planets in Libra, Aquarius, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces at the same degrees. New moon phases are great times to conduct intention rituals to plan and prepare for the months ahead. They are also great times to harness the moon’s power in other beneficial ways. 

This period will find both the moon and Mercury planted squarely in Gemini. So much of our thoughts and communication will be focused on intellectual pursuits. Gemini is creative, social, and fun on his good days. But Gemini is likewise one of the most mutable signs as he encompasses twin energies that make for dualing dynamics. So, expect sudden vibrational shifts during this time.

Those impacted by this energy will be keenly in their feelings with Saturn’s retrograde motion in Pisces taking shape the day before this new moon. So, expect to be deeply introspective about spiritual and otherworldly matters. You may find yourself consuming more alcohol or other vices during this phase. So, take it easy if you have issues in this area. Playful Gemini and relaxed Saturn in Pisces will have many feeling free and lucid. 

Jupiter Sextile Saturn

Fortunately, the sextile motion between Jupiter in Taurus and Saturn in Pisces on June 18th will come to save the day, at least for some. This energy is good and stabilizing. Jupiter loves to have fun, while Saturn demands discipline. With the two planets aspected at 60 degrees of each other, we will have the best of both worlds.

You will have the energy to live it up as you may get some blessings in material world. With Jupiter in Taurus expect your finances, romance, and health to take an upturn. At the same time you will still be able to exercise wisdom and caution in both material and spiritual pursuits with Saturn in Pisces. You will feel spiritually connected and material grounded during this time, giving you a sense of holistic balance. 

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Ceres in Libra

Ceres went direct at the beginning of last month in the sign of Virgo. On June 21st, she enters Libra, bringing more energy to our relationship sector. This movement will guide how we form relationships and handle conflict resolution. If you want to bring balance and harmony into your life, this action may be just what you need.

This particular astrological placement encourages peace, harmony, and equilibrium within ourselves and with those around us. During this time, we will learn to create a sense of balance that will benefit the connections among those nearest and dearest to us. So, this is a great time to have hard conversations or to foster diplomatic foundations. Either way, the energy will be in your favor.

Though this time will be best suited for family-oriented discussions, business affairs may likewise benefit from this interplay. It’s an ideal time to collaborate with others. You will find the vibe nurturing and kind. Even your worst enemy may agree with you during this period. So, it’s a great time to submit proposals or conduct presentations to prospective clients.

Sun and Juno in Cancer

The Sun will also transition to Cancer on June 21, 2023, which will again highlight our emotional well-being and feelings. During this time, we will feel more emotional, sensitive, nurturing, and compassionate. Your intuition may be heightened over the next month, so take note of any ethereal communication you experience. You may receive clues to help you resolve lingering problems or concerns you have been battling recently.    

The next day, Juno will join the Sun in Cancer. Juno encourages marriage and commitment, and Cancer inspires deep connections in relationships of all kinds. When Juno enters Cancer, it opens up a world of opportunities for deep and meaningful connections with others. During this time, many will have the extraordinary capacity to show and receive unconditional love. But it’s also vital to take care of yourself and not allow others to take advantage of you. 

Vesta in Gemini

The asteroid of hearth and home, Vesta, will enter Gemini on June 22. Combined, these forces will ignite our inner passions and have our creative juices flowing in many directions. During this time, many will express themselves in different ways based on their love language. You may be in the mood to decorate your home, cook an inspirational meal, dabble in artistic expression, or write a poem. Whatever you do during this period will come from the depths of your heart. Either way, you are likely to deepen your social connections in profound ways.

First Quarter Moon in Libra 

On June 26th, the moon will transition to the sign of Libra. This will give us the time to organize our thoughts, especially since they will start flowing with Vesta’s placement in Gemini. Some may become overwhelmed with the many ideas presented over the next few weeks or so. But Libra will help us find the balance we need as she encourages us to focus on what’s important.

Mercury in Cancer

On the same day, Mercury will enter Cancer, which will give us more intuitive insight. We will get the entail we need to put our ideas into action. This dynamic will bring us even more information and input. There will be much action in our communication sector over the next few weeks that will enlighten us on many fronts. We will be focused on the details, and we will be quick-witted as we enjoy much creative inspiration.

Neptune Retrograde 

Finally, Neptune will retrograde during this new moon cycle in June 2023. In fact, this action will occur on June 30th, the last day of the month, in the sign of Pisces. More on this in a different post. But suffice it to say that Neptune retrograde in Pisces will likewise awaken us to our greatest potential. 


In astrology, the new moon in Gemini is an important event that occurs every month and has a significant impact on our lives. It marks the beginning of a new lunar cycle and can bring about changes in our lives. During this period, we may experience heightened emotions, increased creativity, and an overall shift in energy. Gemini is a sign of communication, duality, and intelligence. So, with its planetary alignment, we can gain insight into who we are and what we need to do to reach our goals.

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