July 7 - Aug 5 2009

July 7 - Aug 5, 2009

Insight From Stellar Influences

Michele Avanti
(Times specified are Pacific Time)


When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE anything that you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours this month when the moon is void of course:

July 3 before 7:11 a.m.;
July 5 from 12:17 p.m. to 7:07 p.m;
July 8 before 8:03 a.m.
July 10 from 7:17 p.m. to 8:44 p.m.;
July 13 before 7:40 a.m.;
July 15 from 8:08 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.;
July 17 from 1:48 p.m. to 7:41 p.m.;
July 19 from 3:12 p.m. to 8:51 p.m.;
July 21 from 7:35 p.m. to 8:28 p.m.;
July 23 from 1:28 p.m. to 8:23 p.m.;
July 25 after 4:14 p.m.;
July 27 after 7:54 p.m.; and
July 30 before 1:10 p.m.


Waning Periods: July 7-21 begin with the full moon. It is a time of completion. In candle magic, it is know as the time of banishing.

Waxing Periods: July 1 - 6 and July 22 - Aug. 5 begin with the new moon. It is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it know as the time of gathering.

NEW MOON: July 21, 7:35 p.m. in Cancer. The waxing period in Cancer focuses on new: family projects, home purchases, property and emotional insights.

FULL MOON: July 7, 2:21 a.m. in Capricorn. This waning period focuses on completing issues concerning: long term goals, ambitions, organizing large projects and maturing attitudes.

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.


7-21: Focus: Long term goals. Test: Follow through. Key: When we live in the present moment, there is no need to rush. Action: Superiors challenge you to complete an ambitious project.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Self Esteem. Test: Control. Key: Love knows that each does the best they can at every moment in time. Action: Issues at home cause you to question who you are and how to control your life.


7-21:: Focus: Maturing Investments. Test: Take the offer. Key: Awaiting fulfillment is wise, but one must take action when it arrives. Action: Finally old investments manifest and you may have to let go of something now to achieve your goals.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Home. Test: Contentment. Key: Acknowledge what you have and be grateful. Action: New projects at home bring family together.


7-21: Focus: Emotional Awakening. Test: Disciplined focus. Key: Achievement is the result of consistent action. Action: You must reexamine your goals and come to terms with the rules of discipline.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Frustration. Test: Listen. Key: Focus on one issue at a time. Action: Confusion over a need to be nurtured irritates you. You're annoyed at your own response.


7-21: Focus: Balance. Test: Emotional manipulation. Key: Nurture without smothering, restrict without inhibiting. Action: The desire to complete a long term goal feels like a tight rope walk between love and money.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Family. Test: Energy. Key: Awareness is more difficult when one lapses into comfort. Action: New love, family and/or home situations focus feelings of warmth and contentment.


7-21: Focus: Rules. Test: Self-control. Key: The steps to leadership are built on seconds of fully focused self discipline. Action: Fulfillment of a long term goal can only manifest after a stressful reassessment of your priorities.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Responsibilities. Test: Why? Key: Leadership is in the actions, not the words. Action: Your desire to have fun interferes with new family responsibilities.


7-21: Focus: Fulfillment. Test: Over analysis. Key: One who is humble does not refuse the reward, but honors the promoter by accepting. Action: Finally an opportunity for a promotion at work or in your personal life. Take it.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Security. Test: Emotional expression. Key: Contentment is a gemstone, once experienced can be re-experienced at will. Action: You ease into a new emotionally gratifying situation at home.


7-21: Focus: Ambitions. Test: Speak up. Key: Health requires that you express yourself. Choose your timing and words with care. Action: Your need to fulfill an old goal is challenged by an emotionally controlled superior.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Emotions. Test: Face yourself! Key: Sacrificing to keep the peace can also be a reaction used to avoid the truth. Action: Your need to be nurtured challenges you to speak or remain in pain.


7-21: Focus: Power. Test: Avoid gloating. Key: The most powerful one is filled with compassion. Action: Finally the opportunity to arrives that will provide security and long term strength.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Fulfillment. Test: Express your feelings. Key: Even a psychic likes to hear words spoken and expressed physically. Action: You take advantage of the new opportunities for love, nurturing, and home comforts.


7-21: Focus: Restrictions. Test: The value of discipline. Key: To win, one must fight on a level playing field. So, the reason for rules. Action: Completing an old project, while following the rules frustrates you.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Family. Test: Emotions and logic. Key: Expanded feelings lead to compassion. Action: Events at home cause stress and new emotions surface. Now you must evaluate your real feelings.


7-21: Focus: Long term needs. Test: Feelings. Key: Intense focus brings success but at what price? Action: You experience the maturing of a relationship or investment and know you can make a long term commitment now.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Emotional indecision. Test: Your rules or love? Key: The leader who nurtures is followed and revered. Action: You must balance your desire for love with your need for control.


7-21: Focus: Priorities. Test: Rebellion. Key: You can catch more bees with honey than you can with vinegar. Action: Monetary restrictions frustrate your efforts to fulfill a progressive ideal.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Emotional comfort. Test: What is freedom? Key: The one who works to control only what can be controlled knows freedom. Action: A new desire to be free of responsibilities at home forces you to reassess your work.


7-20: Focus: Regulations. Test: Walk in their shoes. Key: Law makes order out of chaos. Action: People in positions of authority irritate your need to daydream and flow with life.

22-Aug. 5: Focus: Love. Test: Drama. Key: Each moment in life is unique. Enjoy each for they are your own creation. Action: New opportunities for emotional fulfilment. A good time to be with family, buy a home or fall in love.


• Fourth Sign of the Zodiac • Feminine • Cardinal Water Sign •
Ruler: Moon • Color Silver • Gemstone Moonstone •
Flowers: Geranium, White Rose, Water lily • Herbs: Verbena & Tarragon •
Cell Salt: Calc Flour • Rules Breasts, Stomach & Pancreas •
Key Phase: "I Feel!" • Most Compatible Signs: Scorpio & Pisces •

Cancer, you're the emotional, intuitive, nurturing, family-oriented sign of the zodiac. You're very protective of your family, property and homeland. Your most positive qualities include: being helpful, imaginative, receptive, nurturing, motherly, kind, gentle, sympathetic, and quiet. You can also be tenacious, stubborn, moody, possessive, brooding, melancholy, dependent, narrow-minded, touchy, gullible, crabby and a worrier.

You have a hard time accepting criticism and too often feel sorry for yourself. You have an outstanding memory and do not forgive or forget easily. You have a good mind for business and size people up quickly. You prefer the seclusion of your home and make an excellent homemaker. You tend to be vain. Self pity is your greatest weakness. Living too often in the past makes you a worrier. You love owning property, tend to collect antiques, are a pack rat, keep track of your ancestors and have a need to be touched.

You prefer to work out of your home or in a home environment.

You excel as a Realtor, homemaker, caretaker, interior decorator, caterer, baker, land developer, contractor, curator, landscaper, antique dealer, nurse, public relations specialist, restaurant or tavern owner, cook, obstetrician, pediatrician, and apartment manager.

Famous Cancers include:

Hermann Hesse, Franz Kafka, Leona Helmsley, Jean Cocteau, Shelley Duvall, Michelle Kwan, Angelica Huston, Nikola Tesla,

Richard Roundtree, James Whistler, Richard Simmons, Buckminster Fuller, Bob Crane, Charles Scribner III, Terry-Thomas, William Hanna, Red Skelton, Marshall McLuhan, Jean Paul Sartre, Julyian Huxley, Diana Trask, Ralph Reed, Sidney Lumat, helen Keller, John Elway, Stokely Carmichael, Mike Tyson, Lena Horne, John Quincy Adams, Louis Armstrong, Phineas T. Barnum, Yul Brynner, Pearl Buck, Julius Caesar, John Calvin, Calvin Coolidge, Phyllis Diller, Mary Baker Eddy, Stephen Foster, Giuseppe Garibaldi, John Glenn, Nathanial Hawthorne, Susan Hayward, Henry VIII, John Paul Jones, Empress Josephine, Gina Lollobrigida, Gustav Mahler, Maximilian, Marcel Proust, Giacomo Puccini, Rembrandt Van Rijn, Cecil Rhodes, John D. Rockefeller, Nelson Rockefeller, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Peter Paul Rubens, Barbara Stanwyck, Henry David Thoreau, John Wesley,

Michele Avanti CAP, EFT-3, is a certified astrology professional, metaphysical minister, emotional freedom practitioner and award winning visionary fiction author. She consuts with clients by phone. For personal consultation, call: 541-863-6631. Ask her questions on her blog at astrologyandmore.blogspot.com or on Twitter @tamoor