The Moon is the planet that rules the home and family.
She’s a home-maker and care-giver.
Family comes first.
Aquarius is currently re-inventing the family.
There’s the nuclear family, the blended family, the defacto family, the gay family, the one parent family, the no children family and the single person family.
There are many people who don’t have a family.
The home can be a happy place or a battlefield.
In some democracies the welfare of the family is an important political issue.
In politics the Moon rules women and the common people.
The common people
In June 2018 the world’s population was estimated to be 7.6 billion people.
Most of these are ruled by the Moon.
They’re identified as the common people, the masses, civilians, ordinary folk or the everyday people.
In the Age of Pisces the Moon class of people was called commoners.
As the general populace they represent the greater part of humanity.
They marry, have children, make a home and struggle to survive.
They’re the ones most affected by poverty, war, disease and natural disaster.
Governments promise relief and assistance.
They bear the brunt of Jupiter’s rising prices and Saturn’s recessed economic conditions.
Their purchasing power keeps the economy chugging along.
Many ordinary folk aspire to move up the socio-economic ladder.
It’s not easy.
They have an important role to play in a democracy.
They elect political representatives who govern and administer their nation’s economic and other affairs.
In a free and fair election the Moon is largely responsible for whoever gets elected.
The masses are governed by the Sun people, informed by the Mercury people, protected by the Mars people and electronically connected by the Uranus people.
Food and groceries
The Moon rules food and groceries.
795 million people – about one person in nine – don’t have enough food to lead a healthy active life.
The vast majority of the world’s hungry people live in developing countries, where 12.9% of the population is undernourished.
In 2019 thirty-six million people will die from hunger.
In developed countries gourmet foods are all the rage.
There are exotic foods, plain foods, fresh foods, frozen foods, fast foods, slow foods and delicacies.
The great fast-food pig out (eating is ruled by Mars) is a western-world phenomenon.
A Moon checklist
The Moon rules the home, family, bread and butter issues and masses of common people.
She’s listless, easily bored and inclined to develop digestive and eating disorders.
A dysfunctional Moon has an insatiable appetite for gossip and novelty.
S/he’s a gossip monger.
The Moon is the planet of feelings and hunches.
She rules silver.
Each month the Moon moves to form a conjunction aspect with the Sun.
It signals the start of the lunar month.
Each new Moon cycle chart is a general forecast model of events and conditions that are predisposed to occur during the next 29 days.
A progressed aspect to the Moon in any global cycle chart forecasts an event affecting a large number of people.
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