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Full Moon in Leo ~ February 7, 2012

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The waxing moon grows full in the bold, courageous, and magnanimous sign of Leo. Full moons signify the completion, culmination of what may have been initiated during the previous new moon in Aquarius which encouraged us to dream big, get out of a rut, and get unstuck. This Full Moon in Leo wonders whether we are brave enough to follow through on our intentions/objectives and
dares us to be courageous enough to walk the talk.

We're already into the second month of the year. How have we fared so far with our good intentions of making this a different year than previous years? If you started off the year taking steps toward achieving resolutions, then you're well on your way, especially if you've successfully integrated changes into your everyday. Kudos!

But then again, maybe you're like me ... I do really well a week at a time but only every other week :) Life, work, friends, family ... still doing our best with the balancing act and injecting personal improvements when the opportunity arise. Is this effort good enough though? In the immediate, maybe. In the longer term, however, it will only work if we learn to create the opportunities, make the time, put the self higher up on the list of priorities.

During this full moon phase, put an end to the excuses (even if they are good ones :). Be like Nike and just do it! You can make this the year that you envisioned it to be.

This full moon happens on February 7th at 1:53 p.m. PST / 4:53 p.m. EST and at 19° of Leo. Those born within 3 days of February 7th or August 10th or with natal planets and/or house angles on or around 19° of fixed signs may experience the effects of this full moon stronger than others.

For me, this Leo-Full Moon trines my natal Moon and squares my natal Saturn; as a Virgo-rising, falls in my natal 11th house (friendships/associations) and as a Cancer-Sun, falls in my solar 2nd house (income/possessions). What may be well with my heart (trine to my Moon) may not necessarily be what works, what's right or what should be (square to my Saturn). Or perhaps, what I truly desire presently is just not possible for now. But then again, I may get I wish for only to find out that the reality of it may be more than I bargained for :) With the 2nd house in play, I'll keep the spending minimal.

How might this full moon manifest in your world? Match the sign and degree to determine what house this full moon falls in. Use the list of zodiac signs below to identify the sign Leo on your birth chart then click here for a brief explanation on the Full Moon transit in that house.

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If you don't have your birth chart, you may use your Sun sign and/or your Rising/Ascendant sign, if you know it. Look for your Sun and Rising Signs below then click here for a brief explanation of the Full Moon transit in those houses.
  • Aries-Sun or Aries-Rising ~ 5th house
  • Taurus-Sun or Taurus Rising ~ 4th house
  • Gemini-Sun or Gemini-Rising ~ 3rd house
  • Cancer-Sun or Cancer-Rising ~ 2nd house
  • Leo-Sun or Leo-Rising ~ 1st house
  • Virgo-Sun or Virgo-Rising ~ 12th house
  • Libra-Sun or Libra-Rising ~ 11th house
  • Scorpio-Sun or Scorpio-Rising ~ 10th house
  • Sagittarius-Sun or Sagittarius-Rising ~ 9th house
  • Capricorn-Sun or Capricorn-Rising ~ 8th house
  • Aquarius-Sun or Aquarius-Rising ~ 7th house
  • Pisces-Sun or Pisces-Rising ~ 6th house

Unsure if you have natal planets/house planets on or around 19 degrees of fixed signs? Cast your own birth chart at for use as reference -- birth date, time and place required.

Related article: The Full Moon in Natal Houses

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