Ceres Transits

Transiting Ceres

 

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Sun

At this time you shower loved ones with your care and concern. You will want them to know that they can depend upon you for protection, nurturing, and acceptance. There is a mutual feeling of loyalty and respect within your closest relationships. You feel a sense of importance when you provide others with support and nourishment and inspire pride and confidence in their achievements. On the other hand, you can bring your own creative ideas and projects into the limelight just now, encouraging your own sense of fulfillment. This is an excellent time for demonstrating to the public any creative or artistic talents you possess. There is an opportunity to develop characteristics of compassion, sensitivity, and nurturing skills.

There may also be involvement with children where your instruction and caring play an important role in fostering their self-esteem.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Sun

Family matters need your attention at this time. If you have been overindulging in your own personal desires and neglecting your family responsibilities, you will have to put your concern back into your home life. Everyone’s needs and personal interests outshine your own, and there may be conflicts and disputes which you need to help resolve. You may have to “lay down the law” as far as rules, structure, and discipline for your children or others in your care. There is also a need to balance the possessive and protective concern you show for others with an appreciation for their own autonomy. On the other hand, this can represent a time when your spouse’s job or re-emergence into the workforce interferes with your position of power and authority on your home terrain.

In addition, your lover, spouse, or children might place too many demands upon you, resulting in a shortage of personal time to develop your own ambitions. Only through awareness of the need to share, cooperate, and compromise with others can these issues be brought to a reasonable solution.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Sun

You may be upset at this time over problems on the home front. You feel a sense of discord in your immediate environment over conflicting demands and activities of family members, friends, or co-workers. It becomes quite a challenge to meet everyone’s needs and find time for yourself in the process. This suggests you will sacrifice your own personal desires for the sake of others. However, the emotional closeness and intimacy you crave in return may be denied. Or a period of isolation or separation from loved ones can occur at this time. You need to concentrate on recognizing your own self-worth and replenishing your overtaxed system to protect your health and well-being.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Sun

This is an enjoyable period for home and career interests. You feel more confident now and portray to others a strong sense of pride in either family, work, or creative endeavors. You may receive benefits or rewards and opportunities at your job as your leadership abilities are easily accepted by others. Or if you have children, they may receive scholarship awards or artistic honors and enjoy confidence in their abilities.

There may be an opportunity now to rejuvenate and improve a relationship with a parent. In addition, your love and acceptance toward loved ones offers them an opportunity to release their fears or feelings of grief and sorrow. You emerge from this cycle more compassionate, mature, and sympathetic.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Sun

You feel like vigorously taking the initiative in carrying out your creative ideas and ambitions. You acknowledge what needs to be changed in your immediate surroundings and have the maturity to follow through with a new course of action. There is less interference from outside forces and you should take advantage of opportunities to pursue your goals.

Recreational or entertainment activities with loved ones is favored at this time. Personally, you may consider joining a health club, planning out a new dietary regimen, or finding ways to improve your well-being and vitality.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Sun

Domestic problems can be a source of discomfort for you now. If you have been dependent upon loved ones, your children, or other intimate relationships to make you feel important and special, then you will forced to learn some difficult lessons during this period. Family members and others will not accept or support your ego drive, need for reassurance, or your goals and objectives. You will have to examine what needs to be altered or revised in these relationships. You can either release some of your attachment to these individuals and build upon your own sense of self-worth, or you may find it necessary to let go of certain expectations that you require now. This is a time when you must use your own inner resources to meet your needs.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Moon

During this time period you affectionately cater to the wishes and desires of loved ones. A deep emotional connection can occur now as you put tender, unselfish nurturing and true compassion into your closest relationships. This is a time when home matters take precedence over other areas in your life, as you desire to have a warm exchange of feelings within your family and build a strong foundation for security and sustenance in relations. There may be an increase in the family circle through a birth, marriage, or engagement. A new phase begins where your desire to mother and nurture is brought forth. You also may begin a diet or health regimen at this time which will improve your vitality and energy level.

This conjunction may indicate a fertile period in a female’s chart. In a male’s chart, it may represent a time when you respond with more sensitivity and compassion toward home and family responsibilities.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Moon

This can be an emotionally trying period in your personal life. You confront your innermost desires and longings at this time and may have doubt about your ability to offer love, guidance, and support in your closest relationships. This is a time when you may experience some kind of an emotional block and you unconsciously display detached, impersonal indifference toward nurturing and caretaking responsibilities for yourself or loved ones. You may feel isolated from loved ones and receive inadequate support or feedback to fill your void. There could be many anxieties, fears of separations, emotional hurts, and rejections.

Professional plans or creative endeavors may be left hanging until you make attempts to straighten out the difficulties in your domestic environment. If you are a male, the women in your life may seem unimpassioned or reserved in their dealings with you or disapprove of your personal ambitions. Children may display emotional neediness which interferes with your own personal freedom.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Moon

The caretaking of partnerships and family members becomes an emotional struggle at this time. You recognize now that your past emotional behavior patterns are ineffective and inadequate in your current relationships. The people that you take care of and nurture are most likely to be in discord with you. Loved ones may feel you have been insensitive to their needs, while also perceiving you as overemotional and undependable. One way to help resolve this situation may be to address your unresolved past feelings of sorrow, sadness, or grief. If you can vent or release these issues appropriately, then you may be able to restructure your emotional responses toward loved ones in a more caring, understanding manner. You must deal with the conflict between your own personal needs and those of the people you care about.

This can be a challenging time if you are a parent, as your children are sensitive to inadequate amounts of love, caring, and affection now and may display excitability and disturbing behavior.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Moon

It is easy at this time for you to strengthen emotional bonds with your loved ones. Your sympathetic and compassionate nature is awakened and enhanced. Since your desire to protect and care for your loved ones makes you feel content, people around you will feel secure in your presence. Family members may flourish in all endeavors through the happiness they feel in the home environment. You will take pride in the role of caretaker, provider, and protector of those you love.

Careers in the social services profession, nursing, or in an educational field will benefit greatly during this transit.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Moon

You feel emotionally attached to loved ones and family members at this time. Domestic security and stability may be one of your most important priorities now. You respond with affection, love, caring, and deep concern for loved ones, and you will want everyone in your family circle to feel protected, safe, and content. You may empathize easily with other people’s moods and feelings now, and you make efforts to help others deal with their pain, sorrow, or grief.

If you are a parent, your children can be a source of joy and inspiration, and they are supportive and sympathetic toward your personal needs.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Moon

This is an emotionally distressing period when you are quite susceptible to moodiness, sensitivity, and negative attitudes. You must get in touch with your inner feelings and reflect upon some of the ways in which you instinctively react and respond in your close, intimate relationships. You have difficulty in letting go of your attachments to the past, including your former emotional conditioning at this time. You may have to adjust to new conditions and alterations in your domestic environment which are displeasing to you but necessary now. Making a decision on a domestic or family matter may be difficult, especially since your emotions may color your thoughts and moods regarding such issues. Instead, wait until a more appropriate time when you can act with sensitivity and clear understanding.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Mercury

This is a time when you will want to communicate candidly with loved ones. It can be a fruitful time when conversations with or about your children or family members are enlightening. This is a time when you come across as articulate and intelligent and therefore receive positive responses from others. You can open new lines of communication with a loved one or intimate partner by expressing the love and caring you feel for them.

A career in the medical or educational fields or in social services may thrive, as healing and communication skills are highly developed during this time period. You take a personal interest in your health and well-being and search for new ways to improve your dietary habits.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Mercury

Your thoughts and ideas may be out of sync with loved ones at this time. The expression of your deepest desires about the level of caring and concern you need from others somehow gets misinterpreted by other people. You can’t seem to get your point across or you become angry when others misunderstand your intentions and fail to respond to your wishes. Or you may have to adapt to inadequate amounts of nurturing and support from others and this causes your self-image to suffer. People may view your expectations of them as over-demanding and challenge you, forcing you to find new ways to relate.

If you have children, they might have difficulty in expressing their needs, and you will have to adjust your schedule to administer sufficient love, caring, and discipline in their lives.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Mercury

A conflict of interest or a difference of opinion between family members is likely. The need for cooperation on your part during communications with loved ones or relatives becomes apparent to you. You are required to handle the daily chores and obligations while adhering to strict logic and forethought in your activities. Problems can develop between family members causing changes of schedules and routines, which may also affect you directly. You might feel overburdened with obligations and duties, spending more time with letter writing, telephone calls, and short trips due to the concerns of family members or domestic matters.

In health matters, be watchful of digestive imbalances caused by nervous tension and stress. If you are a parent, changes and adjustments may be necessary in the education, discipline, and rearing of your children.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Mercury

This is a good time to express your feelings and concern for loved ones. At this time, you are eager to respond to the needs of others and enjoy spending time communicating and exchanging ideas with the people in your domestic environment. You can easily listen to others and allow for their indulgences, while providing support and fuel for their ambitions. Sharing creative and artistic experiences with family members is likely at this time. Short trips or leisure or educational activities, especially with children, is highlighted now.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Mercury

You let the people you care about know you are available to help and guide them now. Your heightened awareness and sharp reasoning skills present an opportunity for you to find new ways to communicate with family members and loved ones. The people who are dependent upon you for support, caring, and nourishment are rewarded with your acute sense of timing in fulfilling their expectations. Also, this is an excellent time to assert your personal creative desires and projects as you receive less resistance in your environment. The caretaking of partners or children is rewarding to you, and you emerge from this period with an empathetic, deeper compassionate feeling toward loved ones.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Mercury

You will be especially irritated with routine chores and responsibilities in your everyday affairs. Bothersome demands are placed upon you by family members, other loved ones, or those in your workplace. There will be difficulties in short distance travel, communications, and business agreements. Carefully weigh both sides of a situation before making any major decisions.

Matters of health and work require your attention; for instance, you may have to adjust your dietary habits or be obligated to adapt to new conditions in your job environment.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Venus

Loved ones can be assured of your guidance and warmth at this time. There is an improvement in your most intimate relationships as your gentle nurturing and concern fulfills the hopes and expectations of loved ones. There is a certain tenderness and sensual love you wish to share with a partner as your self-image is enhanced by feeling attractive and desirable. Your urge to please others is strong now and you experience feelings of wanting to care for and protect those you love. Your need to show love will express itself through your ability to provide others with food, shelter, and domestic security. This is a favorable time for starting a family, getting engaged, or beginning a new love relationship.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Venus

Relationships need your nurturing and love at this time. Situations arise which make it necessary for you to sacrifice some of your own personal needs to help out a loved one who may be experiencing difficulties. Financial matters regarding children or a love interest become increasingly hard to manage. A child may feel you have temporarily replaced your concern and care for them with financial compensation or false praise. Loved ones may feel that your relating and nurturing is at odds with your work or career endeavors and therefore they rebel against your authority over them.

In love relationships, your partner may feel you are neglecting their needs and arguments or separations may occur.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Venus

At this time you may need to give your loved ones some room to breathe. Balance in your love relationships becomes necessary during this time period as you feel a desire to overindulge in your role as nurturer and show your eagerness to “take care of” another. You feel possessive of the people you love, as well as the objects and ideas you value. This emotional connection that you make with other people at this time is fraught with conflicts and disappointments as your behavior is regarded as suffocating and smothering. If possible, attempt to create a more equal sharing of love and nurturing in your partnerships.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Venus

This is a time when desires and needs are easily met in your relationships with loved ones and children. Family and festive gatherings are enjoyable and emotional bonds can be strengthened with others. A current love relationship can prosper due to the warm exchange of feelings and caring shown for each other. This is a comfortable period within the family circle and there is a marked improvement in the willingness to cooperate in relationships. This can be a good time to improve dietary habits and health regimes or just to pamper yourself. Also, gardening, planting, and preparing nutritious meals are especially rewarding to you.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Venus

Your need for love, companionship, and emotional support is satisfied by participating in social, domestic, or romantic relationships at this time. A desire for togetherness and harmony makes this an enjoyable period for sharing family affairs and increases the affection and nurturing in love relationships as well. In committed relationships, this can be a favorable time for an engagement or marriage or beginning a family. If you already have children, your desire to nurture and protect them will be especially rewarding to you now.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Venus

Misunderstanding, irritability, and tension in domestic or love relationships is highlighted now. You might feel drained or ineffective in handling the needs and demands of your mate, children, or other family members at this time. It might become a struggle for you to provide your loved ones with adequate measures of caring, physical nourishment, and emotional nurturing during this period.

With regard to your finances and personal possessions, this period can indicate change or loss in this area. You might need to modify or analyze how you can spend your money and take care of your valuables more effectively.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Mars

You begin to take on a more direct and forceful attitude in your nurturing and protective role toward family members. You become deeply involved in the activities of people you are responsible for, defending their actions, projects, and ambitions. If you have children, you will feel very protective of them now, especially if you are the primary caretaker. You may be interested in improving the dietary habits, nutrition, and general well-being of those in your care. You must learn, however, to share the decision making and authoritative role in your home and find other creative outlets to release your powerful energy and drive.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Mars

Arguments may occur in your domestic and personal life at this time. Your desire to assert your need to nurture others will result in a power struggle between you and those you care about most. You may be angered over a situation that has developed in your home regarding family members asserting their independence in an aggressive manner. This will make you feel inadequate or incompetent in your usual role in the family and can cause minor disagreements to take place. Children may display rebellious behavior and may need to exert their self-reliance in a disruptive manner. If possible, try to build the courage and self-confidence of children and loved ones so that they may foster their independence through the proper channels.

Male members of the family or other loved ones may disapprove of the way you manage your home responsibilities.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Mars

This is a time to put your efforts into balancing family and career demands. Your desire to perform tasks and conquer challenges in your work or career is conflicting with your play and leisure requirements. Many family obligations may need to be met in the home arena, where loved ones may display excessive neediness which puts a strain on your energy level and vitality. You may be experiencing a stressful and busy time in your career, only to find yourself devoting less time to your family and personal needs. You must develop appropriate cycles for periods of work and leisure activities. If you can squeeze out some time for personal gratification, an exercise regime or an aerobics class would help provide you with an outlet to release built-up tensions in an constructive manner.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Mars

Taking care of yourself and family members keeps you busy at this time. You may begin new activities which involve taking better care of your health, personal hygiene, and physical well-being. This is a good time to join a fitness club, begin a diet, or improve on your intake of nutrients in your body. This period is an excellent opportunity to organize duties and put your affairs in order with respect to career and family responsibilities. There is a possibility that you are doing more than your share in the role of caretaking and nurturing of your children and loved ones. Try to instill more self-sufficiency on the part of your dependents to take some of the pressure off you. Children are apt to be involved in after-school activities or sporting events in which they may excel or achieve an award for performance.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Mars

You put your efforts into helping others now. This is a good time to become involved with support groups or youth organizations where your participation provides guidance, love, education, and nurturing to these individuals. Or you may enjoy activities which focus on family interests and hobbies. Also, this may represent a period when your self-determination and drive inspires you to take the initiative in fulfilling your obligations and duties in your personal or professional life.

If you have children, this suggests that you will take a more authoritative role in their rearing and upbringing and encourage them toward autonomy and self-appreciation.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Mars

You are apt to get easily angered if family members or loved ones put their personal needs above your own. If the obligations and demands of the people you care about are overtaxing your energies, then you may find yourself giving inadequate love, nurturing, and appreciation to these individuals. There is an urgent need to satisfy your own self interests and to directly challenge any imposition on your personal space. At this time, you must learn to control your impulses and actions in order to improve domestic harmony in your life.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Jupiter

The accent is on your personal needs at this time. You may feel an urge to expand your awareness beyond the everyday duties and responsibilities of your work or domestic life. This is an excellent time to pursue higher knowledge in fields such as education, healing services, or in the esoteric realm. This can be a favorable period in the handling of legal affairs, children’s education, or increasing religious and spiritual values in the family unit. New acquaintances from faraway places may prove helpful to your own personal growth or aspirations as well. You may feel an inclination to increase the family circle, either by having children or possibly by having someone else come to live in your home. You may be taking on a larger role in your caretaking responsibilities; however, you can still manage ways to allow for your personal growth in the process.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Jupiter

Extra responsibilities may appear now regarding your family or domestic life. At this time you may find increased demands placed upon you with regard to nurturing, caretaking, or domestic concerns. You find it difficult to decline the needs of loved ones, leading you to feel overburdened with responsibilities. Balancing your own interests with loved ones is difficult to achieve at this time. Personal overindulgence in areas in which you nurture yourself, such as overeating, self-pampering or exaggerated possessiveness toward your loved ones will become annoying to others. Someone living at a distance, a relative or friend, may cause you concern and you may feel obligated to provide them with either personal, emotional, or financial assistance.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Jupiter

Both the home environment and workplace can pose dilemmas for you at this time. Travel and business transactions can prove stressful. There may be legal affairs which arise now and prove to be costly later on. In your personal life, you or your loved ones may overindulge in personal pleasures, such as eating junk foods, overspending, or satisfying addictive habits such as gambling, smoking, or alcohol. The home atmosphere may seem like a battleground, with everyone’s needs and desires in abundance, leaving you less time for your own individual freedom. This can be a time when you must sacrifice many hours of pleasure for career purposes or family demands. If you are a parent, your children may avoid their duties and responsibilities at school or in the home, thereby increasing your involvement with their education or discipline. On a personal level, there may be a need to modify your diet, as you may find yourself overeating in order to compensate for being inadequately nurtured.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Jupiter

Fortunate experiences and displays of generosity are in abundance. General good fortune and successful financial gains are obtained through expanding your creative or career goals. Your personal needs and caretaking abilities are in tune with your loved ones, and great strides can be made in fulfilling family needs. This is a time when legal affairs should prove to be beneficial, and there is a possibility of an inheritance or of receiving much needed financial assistance at this time. The sharing of household responsibilities and nurturing needs are cooperative and easily handled. Health matters may improve under this astrological influence. Benefits may also come through your involvement with children, or a desire to expand your family unit could be felt at this time.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Jupiter

There is a possibility now that you may wish to extend yourself to someone by offering them food, shelter, protection, or caretaking. You are well prepared to handle this task, as your bountiful supply of sympathetic and compassionate qualities overwhelms even you at this time, and you are convinced you have enough energy and vitality to take care of everyone! You may be enjoying good health and good fortune and wish to share your happiness with others. You do not want to passively sit back and watch from the sidelines as you wish to share in the creation of new ideas and projects with others. In any case, what you give of yourself at this time is returned to you in abundance.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Jupiter

Family members and loved ones put additional strain on you. There can be new conditions to contend with in your domestic environment. For instance, there may be an increase in the personal needs of others or an increase in expenses for the care of your family. You may desire more freedom from your duties and responsibilities in order to pursue your personal aspirations. However, you must balance this desire with your obligations to nourish the primary relationships in your life.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Saturn

Your desire to achieve personal ambition is highlighted. The ability to handle responsibilities and outline definite goals and purposes is important to you. Your emotions are kept under control and your accomplishments will provide you with a strong sense of self-worth. Leadership roles are likely, as you feel it is your duty to protect and serve others. Important opportunities may present themselves which require commitment on your part. You feel extremely responsible and protective toward your loved ones. There may be a situation where you are obligated to provide care for an elderly parent or loved one and you handle this role with reliability and patience. This can be a time when children face many responsibilities and demanding school situations and you may be called in to provide assistance in helping them. In addition, you have the motivation to further your goals and objectives with respect to your public image.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Saturn

Family members, children, or someone else in your domestic or professional environment may show coldness or lack of warmth and understanding in their dealings with you. Difficult decisions may be made regarding home or career. You may be aspiring toward a job promotion or perhaps you wish to delegate more authority within the home environment. Avoid making unnecessary changes or decisions in these areas as compromise is almost impossible at this time. You will meet with resistance to your protectiveness and nurturing as others react with indifference to your concern for them. Trying to care for another while managing your career and personal needs may cause minor health upsets now. Allow yourself an opportunity to improve your dietary habits and nutritional intake of healthy foods.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Saturn

Burdens placed on you by family members, especially children, will result in limitations and restrictions in your personal life at this time. A parent, child, or other loved one may feel neglected or require additional protection and nurturing which causes periods of tension in the home. Older children may have disagreements with their father and feel torn about their role in the family. It is a period of time when normal caretaking issues regarding the raising of children or the care of an elderly parent involves burdens and obligations which create upsets and interference with your personal objectives. You receive little recognition for your efforts to provide care for others and sense a feeling of doubt, frustration, or lack of faith in those around you. This is not a time to take on additional responsibilities in career or home situations, as you already feel overtaxed in these areas.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Saturn

This is a good time to develop your skills or further your education in the healing professions such as counseling, nursing, or medicine or in a government field. You have a strength of purpose in your abilities to provide love and care for others and to use sound judgment in your dealings with them. Business trends are favorable and you may be selected to take on an additional role in your career. Your home life increases in enjoyment and there may be the possibility of responsibilities being lifted as another person in the family assumes your tasks. A parent or child or mate may supply your needs with sincere concern and caring.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Saturn

This is a period when you can effectively carry out both your domestic and career obligations with productivity, growth, and practical decision making. The achievements you accomplish add to your self-acceptance and self-esteem. There will be an active interest in parental responsibilities and you are eager to prove to family members your loyalty and dedication. You have the capability to teach others the skills to be self-reliant, as well as provide them with the proper tools to succeed in the outside world.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Saturn

Domestic responsibilities may seem like a burden at this time. In order to carry out your obligations to family members and loved ones, you will have to make some adjustments. If your concern and care is too serious or rigid, then you need to show more love, approval, and appreciation toward the people you care about. You may even be denying your own needs for emotional gratification within your closest relationships. There can be tension and difficulty with parents, children, a mate, or people in authority, and you might be forced to re-examine your expectations of them.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Uranus

During this period, you may take a fresh new approach to your caretaking and domestic responsibilities. Loved ones and family members will be glad you support their individuality as well as provide them with visions and ideals. Instead of catering to every whim, you may give your children, mate, or other loved one more personal freedom and independence now. You may also experience friendships now which take on a more caring and protective element but also allow you the freedom to pursue your other essential needs. Your intuitive capabilities are limitless and you easily can sense other people’s desires and needs and therefore know what kind of support or help to deliver. Your acute sense of timing in this regard can inspire others to gravitate toward you for care and understanding.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Uranus

Circumstances now can bring about unexpected or upsetting experiences in the home environment. Changes or reversals of roles regarding family needs and caretaking are possible. Children, friends, and loved ones challenge the existing conditions, often breaking the status quo within the family. Rebellious behavior or criticism directed toward you leads to arguments and separations. This may be brought on by outside pressure from friends or peers, or by unanticipated events. For instance, a parent may suddenly find themselves being the sole provider or nurturer for the family unit. You may wish for closer family unity. However, conditions exist where you must find outside time for personal freedom. There may be problems in trusting your own intuition now, and, therefore, you have difficulty in choosing the best alternatives for dealing with these new changes in your environment.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Uranus

Domestic and caretaking duties can interfere with some of your personal plans. You experience conflict between your desire to give in to the needs and concerns of others and your urge to spread your wings with daring independence. While taking a risk in pursuing your own self-interests may feel exhilarating to you at this time, family members will suffer from the lack of nurturing and emotional connection with you. Arguments and temporary separations can occur from the level of stress felt in the home environment. In the workplace, this can manifest as your overtaxing your system with too many projects, lack of tact, or your appearing nervous and restless due to your desire to look into new fields of employment. Sudden shifts or changes in departments may require you to adjust to new conditions. While this influence is only temporary, changes that occur may have the effect of shocking you into more awareness of a need to become self-sufficient.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Uranus

An excellent time to attend seminars or educational, spiritual, or healing conventions with groups, clubs, or organizations. A busy, yet enjoyable, period for gathering with friends where the unexpected can happen at any moment! Family members may feel like doing new and exciting things together and you will wish to share in these experiences. This is a time when your personal freedom issues are acceptable within your social circle. Children, as well as other family members, may feel more self-sufficient and less dependent upon you to satisfy their individual needs.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Uranus

You respect the rights of the people you care about at this time. In addition, you feel the urge to encourage others to explore and accept themselves and their own original ideals and rights as individuals. You may become involved with support groups or associations affiliated with humanitarian issues, in which you meet people who inspire your visions and goals. In fact, friends and group activities are the main source of your nurturing at this time. As for the members of your family, you will support their personal freedom, allowing them to develop self-reliance and trust in their own abilities or intuition. If you have children, you can respect their individuality, but you must still provide them with guidelines and provisions.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Uranus

At this time, you are less dependent upon your partner, children, or parents to take care of your personal needs. You are more likely to resist structured family bonds and attachments, preferring to seek companionship with new friends and acquaintances, peers, or organizations, renewing your interest in activities outside of your domestic life. If there is a loved one who seeks an emotional closeness to you, as well as your concern and attention, then there may be strain and difficulties within the relationship now. Either you or the other individual must learn to adapt to these new conditions, or there can be a sudden dissolution of the partnership.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Neptune

You do your best to support and care for family members at this time. Feelings of compassion and warmth toward those you love and protect are the basic principles on which your nurturing qualities operate during this time period. A feeling of unconditional love and true ability to sympathize with loved ones is brought out in you, and your ability to heal and help others can be felt on both a spiritual and physical level. Self-sacrifice and the desire to provide care and protection to family members is rewarding to you. You experience a deep longing for emotional and spiritual connections when you selflessly give to others.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Neptune

Miscommunications can occur in your domestic environment at this time. Judgment and decision making is impaired in your handling of everyday responsibilities. This may be caused by a lack of interest in your surroundings or oversensitivity to the emotions of the people you care about. Misconceived perceptions about your individual needs versus the desires of others can cause confrontations and situations which drain your energy. This is a time when you can be easily seduced into a co-dependency relationship, in which you are completely unaware of losing your sense of self worth. Most people will experience a mildly confusing period which interferes with productive nurturing toward others.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Neptune

You may feel overly dependent on loved ones at this time. The emotional support and nurturing you receive in your domestic or romantic life may be fraught with disappointment and victimization. Necessary adjustments will include a need to focus on realistic perceptions of loved ones and their abilities to adequately alleviate your emotional neediness. Lack of compassion, dissipated energy, and weakened intuition interfere with your ability to help and heal others. This is a time when insensitivity prevails in the home and there is confusion over who is to provide the security and care in order for the family unit to operate functionally. Children may appear aloof and evasive, experience mood swings, or act irresponsibly toward their duties.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Neptune

You respond to the needs of loved ones more readily at this time. You are most receptive to emotional healing from within by selflessly offering aid, love, and compassion to those who are suffering or in need. Your empathy and sensitivity toward others softens the pain they are experiencing in dealing with personal issues. Through nurturing others, you can be relieving your own grief or sorrow over past conditions which you wish to release. Family relations can be sensitized to your influence and the healing rays of energy you provide to others will benefit anyone within the family structure.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Neptune

You seek deep involvement with family members and loved ones now. You feel compassionate toward your mate or children and have the desire to help them alleviate their fears or worries. During this period, you can offer the people you care about emotional support and inspirational love without requiring them to reciprocate in return. Your thoughts turn toward extending yourself to others who are disadvantaged or suffering hardship. You may offer them shelter, food, or comfort at this time, as your nurturing and healing qualities are brought to the surface. Volunteer or charity work in hospitals or institutions is favorable at this time.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Neptune

You feel confused, anxious, and at a loss to see things as they really are in your intimate relationships. You fluctuate between craving sensitivity and compassion from those dearest to you and retreating into a fantasy world of your own making. There can be real or imagined rejection, impositions, or deceit within your family and closest personal relations, causing a breakdown of your ability to give and receive love, care, and affection.

You may not be able to find a perfect solution for the problems in your domestic environment because you have a tendency to be indecisive and passive now. It would be best to wait until a time when you can gain a more realistic perspective of the situation.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Pluto

Domestic and personal involvements are accented now. You seek nurturing experiences through a profound emotional exchange with others. There may be a intense desire to create and nurture life. The knowledge that you gain during this time transforms your beliefs as to your ability to have loved ones and create offspring. Alterations in your home environment or relationships can occur with regard to issues of control, co-dependency, or changes in your ability to nurture relationships. You may be forced to assume sole responsibility for taking care of family members. This can also be a time of finding new ways to deal with grief and sorrow. You may acknowledge that you must release a bond with someone you love and care for in order to let go and begin a new cycle of personal growth and renewal.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Pluto

Family members and loved ones may not appreciate your intense manner at this time. You may attempt to impose your cherished beliefs and compulsive desires onto the people you love and care about. You may feel others would benefit from improving their domestic responsibilities or dietary habits and other areas which you think need to be changed. The problem is that you come on with such unyielding force or obsession at this time that power struggles develop and others oppose your views or feel overwhelmed by any manipulation on your part. The individuals in your care may wish you would lighten up and allow them freedom to act on their own. On a subconscious level, you may be nurturing in an intense manner because of an underlying fear of loss or separations from loved ones. If you are divorced and have children, custody battles can be bitter and difficult to resolve, sometimes to the point where one parent is denied access to the offspring. You or your former spouse may have tremendous resistance to sharing the children, or one of you may have inadequate funds to financially support and care for them.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Pluto

Emotional and intense confrontations may arise within your family or personal life. Contain your need to control the people you love and care for. You may feel an urgency to shelter and protect these individuals, but circumstances occur now that threaten the security you deem necessary. For example, one of these people may force you to alter your current living situation by leaving home, or you may find love relationships breaking up due to jealousy and control issues. There may be a disagreement regarding the discipline and rearing of children in the household, which further aggravates an already tense situation. On the other hand, transforming experiences can occur now, such as your dealing with grief and sorrow and letting go of loved ones or of your most cherished ideas and desires.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Pluto

The care of and concern for loved ones take on a deeper meaning for you now. You experience a renewal of trust and acceptance in your most intimate relationships. You may have an intense effect on others during this period, where your care and understanding helps guide them through difficult emotional or physical transitions. This is an excellent time to transform your creative visions and ideals into actuality. If you are in the medical, nursing, or healing professions, this is a time when you will be especially proficient in rehabilitating those in your care.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Pluto

During this period, you may have a yearning to connect with others in powerful and intense emotional or sexual exchanges. The urge to demonstrate your virility or your ability to create something (including offspring) is strong. The willingness to take care of others and feel bonded to them is your top priority. As long as you respect the wishes and rights of family members and the people you love, the transformations that occur in your relationships will have a beneficial effect upon everyone involved.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Pluto

Unavoidable changes and intense conflicts can occur in your closest and cherished relationships. Family members and loved ones display compulsive emotional needs and desires, and you may be coerced or persuaded into fulfilling their demands. Or unconscious motivations, stemming from past experiences, might arise, leading you to cling to your mate, children, or parents in an unhealthy or destructive manner. It will be difficult to let go of emotional attachments at this moment, although power struggles with others may force you to confront and deal with this issue. You must learn to re-examine and release your possessive tendencies and concentrate on becoming more sympathetic and compassionate toward the people in your care and concern.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Ascendant

During this time period, you will experience a softening of your personality and ego drives. You enjoy your role as a parent and show the more nurturing side of yourself to others. Your concern and sympathy for family members and loved ones and their warm responsiveness toward you fosters your own growth and self-acceptance. Since you may appear to others as more “motherly” or supportive, people will to gravitate toward you for emotional warmth, affection, and caretaking.

You may find you enjoy being around children and involved with their education, nurturing, or activities at this time. You may also desire to improve your personal appearance by shedding a few pounds or even pampering yourself. Gardening or working with plants and flowers may also bring personal satisfaction.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Ascendant

A dose of tender loving care may be needed in a close relationship at this time. You may have to increase the amount of nurturing and support you give to your spouse, children, or other loved ones as well how much you require in return. You or a loved one may be feeling less concern for the other’s personal interests and needs. You must learn to integrate your mutual needs for love and acceptance by opening the lines of communication between the two of you. This is also a time when you should take care of your health, such as developing better dietary habits.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Ascendant

You may be concerned over your ability to take care of your family or career responsibilities. You feel you are being tested as to whether or not you can effectively manage your authority and status in these areas. You can encounter stressful situations and disputes with loved ones and co-workers who feel your interests are in other directions, while you perceive yourself as struggling to fulfill everyone else’s needs. This will personally make you feel less secure or unloved during this unsettling, yet brief, period. One area you should not neglect is your own physical and emotional health. Find time to pamper yourself and take a break from the daily pressures you experience now.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Ascendant

You now find it easier to act in response to other people’s needs and desires. The cooperation, as well as the personal concern you receive from those you love, instills in you the desire to establish strong family bonds and values. This is a period when you are able to effectively harmonize your career or creative ideas with those of other people in your surroundings. Your health condition or that of a loved one may improve under this astrological influence. You feel and express more sympathy and compassion in your nurturing role toward others.

You may utilize this time to take up new hobbies which interest you, such as creative projects, gardening, cooking, or learning more about the healing services, or you may find simple pleasure in taking care of children and family members.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Ascendant

This time can be spent sharing and participating in family activities or in pursuing creative endeavors. You feel a bit more energy and vitality in your domestic relationships. This may be because you give them with your undivided attention and show concern for the interests of others. You want everyone in your family circle to reap the benefits of good health, sound nutrition, and security. It is easier for you to take care of others now and provide them with assurance of your reliability. This is an excellent time for involvement with children, as they sense your confidence and therefore feel more secure and protected in your care.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Ascendant

Doubts about the love and concern you are receiving from family members and loved ones can manifest during this period. Your fears of rejection, abandonment, and separation may be projected onto your mate, children, and other loved ones. Relationships will remain stressful and in turmoil until you can release your feelings of inadequacy and incompetence in giving and receiving supportive family nurturing and care. You need to experience self-love and acceptance, either from those you care about or by letting go of your own critical beliefs. On the positive side, you can emerge from this period with more compassion and sensitivity toward loved ones, once you free yourself from being too dependent upon them.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres conjunct Natal Midheaven

Vocational pursuits can interfere with your personal involvements at this time. You may feel torn between your need to show your creative ideas and career aspirations to the outside world and your desire to maintain supremacy and authority in your domestic environment. You may be feeling pressure on both ends, especially if you have children, as their needs seem to interfere more with your own desires. Or you may be yearning to change your profession but you receive resistance from your parents or spouse.

If you are in a field such as medical, educational, social services, food preparation, or healing services, you may receive recognition and a possible promotion. If you are involved in caring for a child, your taking more interest in your professional pursuits could provide a new challenge to your family responsibilities.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres opposite Natal Midheaven

Family caretaking issues may be in direct conflict with your career projects and plans. You may be encountering situations where your work takes precedence over your role in the home so that family members disapprove of your lack of attention to their needs and desires. You may be working extra long hours to provide for their security and protection; however, they misread your good intentions. In either the area of home or work, you feel especially bombarded by pressure. You may need to take a stand in your own defense either at work or home because other people defy your authority or challenge your status.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres square Natal Midheaven

You may need to take charge of an unsettled situation in your domestic life at this time. This period can indicate the need to establish guidelines and provisions in your home environment. Children or other family members may display a lack of emotional control with regard to their habits, desires, and objectives. You may have to take an authoritative position and set limits on their demands. On the other hand, you may personally have to address your career aspirations and your status in the outer world. There are adjustments to deal with in your work, such as a supervisor or co-worker exerting pressure on your job performance, or changes of schedule. Authority figures may infringe upon your developing new concepts and creative ideas.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres trine Natal Midheaven

This is a favorable period for home responsibilities and career opportunities or advancement. Your ideals and aspirations are easily transmitted to your children, family members, or authority figures, who become willing to assist you and support your efforts. If you are involved with child care or the healing professions, you are more aware of your social responsibility in this realm. During this time, your self-acceptance is not only based upon what you can accomplish in the outside world, but on your family values and structures.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres sextile Natal Midheaven

Domestic and professional responsibilities run smoothly at this time. You are practical about your goals and use common sense in dealing with associates. You are reliable and dependable in matters dealing with caretaking, career, and social obligations. You can deal effectively now with people in authority. However, this is a good time to develop a balance between your work drive and your need to have fun and entertain yourself in your community. This can be a wonderful period if you can partake in periods of relaxation and play, while also managing your professional and domestic life.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.

Transiting Ceres quincunx Natal Midheaven

Problems can arise in either your domestic or work environment which result in impositions and adjustments in your personal or professional life. For instance, you may have to accept more duties and obligations to your mate, children, or other family members, causing you to become upset over neglecting your own needs and aspirations. Conflicts with your employer or supervisor require clarification of your job responsibilities and position in the company. Decisions that you make at this time demand that you do some mature, sensible thinking before taking action of any sort.

Note that the precise timing of this astrological influence is very dependent on the exact birth time, so the dates given are accurate only if your birth time is very accurate.