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When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE whatever you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours this month when the moon is void of course:
August 2 from 8:37 a.m. to 1:43 p.m.
August 4 from 10:31 a.m. to 4:16 p.m.
August 6 from 6:50 p.m. to 7:01 p.m.
August 10 after 5:57 a.m.
August 13 from 6:34 a.m. to 11:03 a.m.
August 15 from 2:02 p.m. to 9:04 p.m.
August 18 from 5:21 a.m. to 9:13 a.m.
August 20 after 6:34 p.m.
August 23 from 5:54 a.m. to 8:20 a.m.
August 24 after 4:41 p.m.
August 25 before 3:35 p.m.
August 27 from 6:23 p.m. to 7:34 p.m.
August 29 after 3:22 pm
Waning Periods: August 112 and August 28September 10 begin with the full moon. It's a time of completion. In candle magic, it's known as the time of banishing.
Waxing Periods: August 1327 begin with the new moon. It's a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it's known as the time of gathering.
NEW MOON: August 12 @ 4:02 p.m. in Leo. The waxing period focuses on new loves, creativity, children, socializing and investments in yourself.
FULL MOON: August 28 @ 3:35 a.m. in Pisces. This waning period focuses on fulfilling dreams, completing karmic issues, releasing or revealing self-sabotage techniques and completing substance or medicine issues.
How to Use This Column: As you read your sun and moon sign, you will note each section is broken into Focus, Test, Key & Action. Focus: defines what you will find yourself focused on during this time. Test: is the issue or experience which will test your focus. Key: is a little gemstone which can help you pass the test if you will use it. Action: is the outcome of what you do at this time.
ARIES: 112: Focus: Conversations with friends. Test: Honor the trust that you share. Key: Conversations hold the key to friendships now. Action: Communication with old friends offer unique insights to help complete a project. 1327:Focus: Fun, socializing, love and children. Test: Savor the joy, seize the opportunity. Key: Opportunity waits for no man. Action: Social events may bring a new romance. A new passion for competition surfaces.
TAURUS: 112: Focus: Understanding friendship. Test: Open to the possibilities. Key: Honor the eyes of another, through them the world is unique. Action: Progressive ideas challenge a friendship while you indulge your opinions completing some project. 1327: Focus: Love and creativity. Test: See with wonder. Key: Letting go of what one has opens the doors for something new. Action: You're challenged to see with the eyes of a child and let go of a treasured possession.
GEMINI: 112: Focus: Eccentric friends. Test: Listen. Key: When your mind continues to digress, you lose track of what is important. Action: Networking opportunities help you complete an important project. 1327: Focus: New social affairs. Test: Be responsible. Key: A diary of the joy you experience now will carry you through more difficult times. Action: A new opportunity for romance, fun and creative self expression excites you.
CANCER: 112: Focus: Stressful conversations. Test: Stop fixing. Key: One can nurture another without voicing opinions, didactics or critiques. Action: Completing a situation with a friend brings stress and a reevaluation of how to communicate with understanding. 1327: Focus: Annoying self-centered people. Test: Avoid judging others. Key: Look behind the happy face. Action: New childlike people irritate you with their lack of manners and egocentric behavior.
LEO: 112: Focus: Social indulgence. Test: Honor peers. Key: Detachment is the gift of logic. Action: You're torn between taking all the credit for a project finally completed or sharing it with the friends whose input helped. 1327: Focus: Party, laughter, children. Test: Give others a chance to shine. Key: Too much of a good thing is still too much! Action: New outings lead to new social circles, fun with children and the opportunity to show off.
VIRGO: 112: Focus: Fixed attitudes. Test: Question progress. Key: It's the whirlpool of opinions that keep balance in our world of duality. Action: You reconsider a friend's revolutionary ideas about a project you just completed. 1327: Focus: Irritating flamboyant people. Test: Avoid criticizing impractical people. Key: The troubles of the world are the karmic choices of each soul. Action: You become critical when a new superior is wasteful.
LIBRA: 112: Focus: Talk, talk, talk Test: Avoid gossip. Key: Conversation is valuable if it precludes negative imprints. Action: A friendship becomes more as your conversations extend into the night. 1327: Focus: New responsibilities. Test: Enjoy without losing focus. Key: Winning an award loses value if you regard it as more than a step. Action: Easing into a new level of leadership and recognition makes you feel like overindulging.
SCORPIO: 112: Focus: Full disclosure. Test: Open up. Key: Trust is built on honesty. Friendship is built on trust. Action: To fulfill the needs of a friend you are challenged to open up and tell more than you usually consider prudent. 1327: Focus: Personal needs. Test: Be kind while refusing to answer. Key: Look at the half that is full before taking action. Action: A new romance, child or social event challenges your need for privacy.
SAGITTARIUS: 112: Focus: Mending fences. Test: Detachment. Key: Logic can dictate action that appears complacent and indifferent, but is actually prudent. Action: Friends can become partners or lovers when talk resolves a misunderstanding. 1327: Focus: New passions. Test: Responsible fun. Key: While the heart soars, the mind must still pace the body. Action: You may fall in love with another, a hobby or other creative venture.
CAPRICORN: 112: Focus: Annoying interruptions. Test: Choose logic. Key: There is value in every encounter. It takes awareness to see it. Action: Frustration mounts when unusual people keep interrupting you. 1327: Focus: Passionate stress. Test: Say what you really mean. Key: Releasing emotions is important to the health of the heart. Action: Social situations cause stress when loved ones don't honor your new ambitions.
AQUARIUS: 112: Focus: Refocus. Test: Release old opinions. Key: Sometimes we must look in the mirror to see the clothes no longer fit. Action: You're sorting through old ideas and clearing out patterns by applying the insight from friends. 1327: Focus: Creative people. Test: Avoid obsessing. Key: Balance is the result of prudent, conscious focus. Action: New children or childlike people disrupt your need for balance between logic and creativity.
PISCES: 112: Focus: Validate your feelings. Test: Set boundaries. Key: Everyone has the right to their opinions, but not to force them on another. Action: It is time to resolve an irritating issue with a friend. 1327: Focus: Emotional stress Test: Stop rationalizing. Key: Freedom to openly express is inherent with true love. Action: Your lack of self expression causes stressful situations which may lead to heart problems romantically or physically.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEO!!
Fifth Sign of the Zodiac Masculine Fixed Fire Sign Ruler: Sun Color: Gold Gemstone: Peridot Flowers: Sunflower, Marigold Herbs: Saffron, Rosemary Cell Salt: Mag Phos Rules: Heart, Spine, Back Key Phase: "I Act!" Most Compatible Signs: Aries & Sagittarius
Leo, you're the children and the leaders of the zodiac. Filled with creative energy and driven to express yourself, you're basically, happy energetic people. You love to demonstrate your creativity and enjoy being the center of attention. On your good side, you're filled with optimism, creativity, courage, playfulness, confidence and a loving, sensitive attitude. On the dark side, you're vain, boastful, arrogant, dictatorial, extravagant, intolerant, pompous, overbearing, a show-off and the too-trusting fool.
Your desire to be superior, in the limelight, the recognized leader drives you. You need to be recognized as a leader at work. While your mate must be your biggest fan. Respect is very important to you. You're happiest in creative ventures which are filled with excitement and action.
You excel in all the creative arts from acting to debate. Your love of children can be satiated by being a teacher, puppet master, theatre owner or coach. You're a natural actor, totally at home in the limelight and too often you're the ham. The limelight can include: politician, monarch, dictator, nightclub owner, entertainer, circus performer, public relations expert, director or producer. Your creative juices also flow in writing the material from poetry to screenplays and in making anything that shines from goldsmith to costume designer. Lastly your love of money and risk taking is fulfilled as a gambler or stockbroker.
Famous Leos include: Henry Ford, Mata Hari, Alfred Hitchcock, Benito Mussolini, Napoleon Bonaparte, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Herbert Hoover, Carl Jung, T.E. Lawrence, Alfred Tennyson, George Bernard Shaw, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Giovanni Casanova, Fidel Castro, Coco Chanel, Claude Debussy, Cecil B. DeMille, Neil Armstrong, Lucille Ball, Ethel Barrymore, Helena Blavatsky, Aldous Huxley, Willie Shoemaker, Robert Taylor, Sandra Bullock, Confucius, Rudy Vallee, Melvin Belli, Betsy Bloomingdale, Guy de Maupassant, Ben Affleck, Dino DeLaurentis, Gustav Krupp, Alexander Fleming, Benjamin Harrison, Midori Ito, Lillian Carter, Julie Newmar, James Cameron, Mae West, Shelley Winters, Roman Polanski, Gene Roddenberry, Robert Mitchum, Robert Redford, Walter Scott, Jack Weston, Jacqueline Susann, H.P. Lovecraft, Andy Warhol, Simon Bolivar, Rose-Marie, Victoria Jackson, Mathew Perry, Carroll O'Connor, Martina McBride, Vincent Canby and Peter Duchin.