These are the questions that you will answer as Saturn begins moving forward once again.
We tend to be uncomfortable with strife during this time but, that does not simply go away when the Sun transits through Libra. Expect changes in your plans, increasingly disrupted communication, and new information coming to light that may not fit conveniently into your plans. Oct 19, AM. Go Shopping. Greetings dear reader! There may be weak spots in the affected areas which this transit illuminates by creating problems, so that they can be repaired and strengthened, or else broken and released so that new opportunities can come in.
This is a time to pat yourself on the back for all of your hard work. Mercury is still moving forward at speed as October begins—yippee! Expect things to go swiftly and smoothly at the office and in your personal communications too.
But around October 24th, prepare to slow down for the upcoming Mercury retrograde period that begins on the 31st. Mercury is in Scorpio this month and will be going retrograde in that sign, so get ready to have some hard conversations with people who know you far too well and who might have some reflections that are difficult to hear. Here are more clues about handling Mercury Retrograde with grace.
October begins with the Cardinal Air sign of Libra. As an Air sign, Libra blows in the winds of change at the autumnal equinox and frosts the leaves, creating a red and golden landscape. Imagine the season of Libra as a beautiful lady whose skirt is a small cyclone of brightly colored leaves, dancing and swirling. Winter is coming, but is not here yet. This is the fall, when the sun dips below the equator and leaves cascade from the trees. This year Libra runs from September 23 to October October concludes with Watery, Fixed Scorpio , beginning on October Death is in the air as the nights grow colder still and darkness begins to settle in after the equinox has passed.
Ghosts appear and the dead speak. Is it any wonder that Scorpios are sometimes a mystery, even to themselves? More on this fascinating sign after it begins. Get yourself in alignment with what your Greater Self wants for you this year, beginning with knowing what the plan is. Each lunation new or full moon has a feeling-state that human beings will be prone to under it, a general mood.
Expect arguments where one party plays the level-headed diplomat Libra Sun or perhaps the appeasing peacemaker, while the other takes an entrenched position, hard-headedly refusing to back down Aries Moon and becoming quite angry when crossed. You might find yourself playing either role in this scenario. Pluto introduces an unconscious desire to control, to not back down and to avoid vulnerability—even though vulnerability itself might be the way out of this mess.
The hallmark of this Moon is to allow yourself to let go of opinions, positions, or ego, so that actual growth can happen. A strong trine to Jupiter can help this happen with self-effacing humor and big-hearted tolerance. Ceres assists with a dash of pragmatism and a little Earth Mama nurturance.
The New Moon on Sunday, October 27, , at 4° Scorpio is opposite Uranus. This makes the new moon October astrology shocking. 6 days ago The full moon on Sunday, October 13, at 20° Aries brings . The October 13 full moon lasts for two weeks up to the October 27 new moon.
An opposition from Uranus in Taurus introduces a note of stubbornness to this Moon, along with some unexpected upsets. Expect arguments and people holding firmly to their positions, rather than give up control. If you find yourself surrounded by emotional drama and histrionics, take the high road by being gentle, kind and respectful towards others, while managing your own emotions yourself. Open-hearted vulnerability and leveling are always the best approach when we find ourselves—or those around us—going through a metamorphosis.
Do you love astrology? Are you an intermediate student, ready for advanced studies? We will treat your information with respect. Forecast for October Long-Term Shifts in We have 2 important planetary aspects in play this year and both involve the planet Neptune.
Watch your horoscope video for this month. That's a huge help this year. Mercury and Venus are still forming a conjunction, working together to smooth the psychological ripples that keep popping up from Saturn and Pluto retrograde in Capricorn. The Moon, in Cancer would be feeling comfy and cozy at home, were it not for the T-square aspects opposing from Saturn and Pluto retrograde in Capricorn, and squares from Mercury and Venus in Libra.
Nothing like heading into the new season feeling bogged down with too much work, financial problems, relationships and generally mundane trivia that keeps us spinning for no reason at all. The one true positive in this is that opposing the T-square is a Wedge from the Moon, Saturn and Pluto to Neptune retrograde in Pisces.
Use this to help distract from other issues. Neptune's retrograde actually provides a bit of clarity, allowing us to see ways to step around problems, if we chose to use it. It has the potential to enhance our natural talents, if we pay attention to them. Just be careful not to spend a lot of money at the same time as tapping into our talents, as we are not likely to regain those funds.
So we have been talking a lot about Saturn in the mix which is no longer retrograde as we head into this season.
Just watch for Saturn do overs as it moves through the shadow left from the retrograde transit, which lasts through the entire season until Christmas time. This equinox chart is heaviest with Cardinal sign qualities and Earth sign Elements.
While the planetary line up for the start of this season is not spectacular, there are plenty of potentials here if we don't mope and lament. Change is possible but it will need to come from within and we can't wait for someone to sweep in to fix our stuff. Otherwise, this season may feel like a huge wallow fest as we head into the holiday season.