In astrology, there are thousands of asteroids, and one asteroid is named Talent. This asteroid is literally the asteroid of talent, and shows where you're talented and how you use your talents.
You can find the location of your natal asteroid Talent for free using astro.com; in Extended Chart Selection, click on 'Additional objects', and add the number '33154' to the 'Manual entry' box, and generate your chart.
Asteroid Talent is moving into Leo shortly. What does this do for us?
Asteroid Talent in Leo Dates:
Asteroid Talent in Leo 2022-23 General Impact:
Leo is the sign of creativity, so asteroid Talent in Leo is a fabulous time for focusing on your creative talents. Work on improving them, honing them, and showcasing them. With Leo being a fame ruler, you can get more attention for your creative talents, and can enjoy the attention you get.
Leo rules children, so asteroid Talent in Leo can give more attention to especially talented children, or to talents that kids appreciate (like being an influencer, or a puppeteer). Those who are great caretakers of children may get more attention for this.
Leo rules the heart, so asteroid Talent in Leo can help us focus on the talents we feel connected to in our hearts. We can use these talents to be more heart-centric in our lives, and to connect with the hearts of others. Bonus points for cardiologists? haha . . .
Leo also rules romance and dating, so asteroid Talent in Leo may be a great time for dating experts, dating coaches, romance authors, and the like. We may want to become more talented with matters of love.
Asteroid Talent in Leo 2022-23 Aspects:
So an interesting thing - asteroid Talent won't conjunct any planets while in Leo! So none of the other planets are hooking up with asteroid Talent to have a major influence on talents in general. Instead, we'll have a few challenging aspects that we have to contend with that may get in the way.
The November 16th 2022 Taurus lunar eclipse will square (hard aspect) asteroid Talent in Leo, so we may have hidden issues that need to be addressed that are blocking us from showcasing our talents, or we may have emotional developments that can impact our ability to use our talents. There may be challenges that require us to analyze the talents we're using and how we're doing things wrong, or how our motivations need to change.
Asteroid Talent ends its retrograde on March 17th 2023, and will be square Venus in Taurus. This may bring challenges with talents for compromise or diplomacy, and we may have a harder time finding motivation to use our talents Laziness ensues!
Asteroid Talent with square Uranus in Taurus on June 7th 2023, and this might bring sudden difficulties when it comes to displaying our talents, and we may struggle with getting the recognition we deserve, or using our talents in a productive way. We may need to think outside of the box, but carefully.
All 3 of these squares are in Taurus, which is the sign of stubbornness and obstinance, so part of the problem during this period may be that inflexibility gets in the way. We need to be more open and willing to ebb and flow, otherwise our talents may be wasted.
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