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Astrology Forecast for the Week of October 25, 2021 – October 31, 2021

The astrology forecast for the week of October 25, 2021 – October 31, 2021 features three major aspects (Venus square Neptune, Venus sextile Jupiter, and Sun square Saturn), and Mars is moving out of Libra and into his sign of Scorpio.

Cosmic Overview:

This week Mars moves out of Libra, where he is in detriment, and into Scorpio, the sign he rules. Mars in Libra is concerned with relationships and seeks the opinion and approval of others.  However, Mars in Scorpio is focused, determined, self-disciplined and strategic. While Mars is in Scorpio, you have the power to achieve results and the tenacity to follow your goals until you achieve what you want. So, it’s a great time to get out your goal list, pick one out, and work on it until you get results. A word of advice – don’t miss this cycle of Mars because it only happens once every two years. Mars enters Scorpio on October 30th.

Daily Breakdown:

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Moon moves through Gemini most of the day. If you need to get stuff done, make sure you do it during the morning hours, because the Moon will spend the afternoon hours void of course.  This evening, the Moon moves through Cancer, and you may feel ‘the feels’ a little more than you usually do.  It’s an excellent night to relax and practice some self-care.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Venus square Neptune is problematic for relationships based on fantasy and illusion. If you experience troubles, you may want to look at your relationship and question whether your relationship expectations are unrealistic. In many cases, life difficulties will force you to look at things realistically, leading to feelings of dissolution and disappointment.  Sometimes, betrayals may surface that leave you shattered and feeling deceived. As difficult as things may be, try to avoid falling into victim mindsets. Instead, try to face your feelings and manage them productively.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The Moon spends its last day in emotional Cancer.  The Moon forms a lovely trine to Neptune during the morning hours.  Moon trine Neptune is an excellent aspect for creative projects, and you will find that you are emotionally sensitive to others.  However, be on guard this evening because complicated emotions may surface as the Moon squares turbulent Pluto.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

On Thursday, Venus sextiles Jupiter in Aquarius. This is an aspect you want to use to your advantage, because it’s the last positive aspect between Venus and Jupiter (the lesser and greater benefics) for six months, because Venus turns retrograde in December. Venus sextile Jupiter is exceptionally beneficial and will definitely brighten your day. This aspect is excellent for financial concerns, investments, and legal matters.

On the relationship front, be mindful of Venus square Neptune that occurred on Tuesday.  Forgiveness and working through relationship problems are crucial, but falling back into toxic patterns or believing that things will magically change is not. Venus sextile Jupiter can easily overlook issues, and this can lead to wishful thinking. Avoid looking at relationship issues with rose-colored glasses.

Friday, October 29, 2021

The Moon moves through playful Leo and forms a lovely sextile to Mercury in Libra.  It’s a fine day to spend time with friends and like-minded people, so you can engage in insightful conversations and share life experiences.  For those in relationships, the Moon in romantic Leo is excellent for a date night.

Saturday, October 30, 2021

On Saturday, besides Mars moving into Scorpio, the Sun forms a nasty square to Saturn in Aquarius. When the Sun conjoins, sextiles, or trines Jupiter, we are blessed with the most positive days of the year.  Conversely, when the Sun conjoins, squares, or opposes Saturn, we experience the most challenges.  Saturday is one of those days!

Sun square Saturn brings out feelings of self-doubt and discouragement.  You may feel that forces are against you or are limiting your ability to succeed.  This may be a day filled with frustrations, and you may believe that you do not have the energy to push through your limitations.  The key to working with this aspect is to note the areas of your life that Sun square Saturn influences, and this will give you a roadmap of where to do personal work and build self-confidence. So, despite the way you feel, press in and press on!

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Happy Halloween! The Moon moves through dutiful Virgo throughout the day, so get your tasks done early so you can participate in festivities tonight. Just be on the watch for surprising tricks, because the Moon aspects unpredictable Uranus this evening.

See you next week!

The Astrology Forecast for the Week of October 18, 2021 – October 24, 2021

The astrology forecast for the week of October 18, 2021 – October 24, 2021 features a Full Moon in Aries, two major aspects (Mars trine Jupiter and Mars square Pluto), Mercury and Jupiter turning direct, and the beginning of Scorpio season. Cosmic energies will continue to improve with a large blip on Friday, but it should be a decent week.

Cosmic Overview:

First, Mercury turns direct on October 18, and minor annoyances and communication snafus may occur as Mercury stations and changes directions. As we move through the week, Mercury retrograde issues, particularly with relationships, will slowly improve. This is an excellent week to repair any damage to relationships or friendships that happened while the retrograde was active. Also, anything that you have put on hold during the retrograde can now be initiated and completed.

Next, we have the Full Moon in Aries, which occurs on October 20. The good news is Mercury is now direct!  The bad news is that Mars (the ruler of Aries) is in detriment in Libra. So, to work with this energy, we must tweak how we would work with the planetary ruler.

The Full Moon in Aries is a two-week cycle of letting go of personal attributes that we may not like about ourselves or are no longer effective.  Are there any individual behaviors that you would like to let go of?  Oh, and news flash – we all have them! Since Mars is in Libra, you can also look at how you behave in relationships and let go of unhealthy personal patterns that may limit the relationship’s growth.  This work is not uncomplicated, but the fruits of your internal work will pay off in the end.

Now on with the forecast…

Monday, October 18, 2021

The first aspect of the week happens on Monday when Mars trines Jupiter. This will be an energetic week with plenty of activity, and since Jupiter is direct, there is the potential for good fortune and matters going your way. Mars trine Jupiter is a powerful aspect for putting yourself first and focusing on activities that promote your self-interests. Otherwise, Mars trine Jupiter is optimistic, energetic, and enthusiastic, so go after your desires with no regrets.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Moon spends its first full day in Aries, preparing for the monthly Full Moon cycle on Tuesday. The Aries Moon is courageous, confident, and passionate, so the beneficial energies from yesterday will spill over into today. It’s an excellent day to focus on your wants, needs, and desires.  Sometimes, you need to put yourself first, and do you!

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Besides the potent Full Moon (see above) that occurs today, the Moon battles with Mars and Pluto. As a result, you can expect your emotions to be on high alert, and there is potential for arguments and power plays.  Keep controlling and manipulative people at arm’s length, because they will only steal your joy.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Today, the Moon spends its first full day in stable Taurus. Expect things to slow down to a crawl during the morning hours as the Moon squares Saturn.  Minor frustrations and annoyances may be prevalent throughout the day, but your energy levels should return as the Moon conjoins exciting Uranus this evening. Since the Moon moving through Taurus invites you to indulge in the pleasures of life, do something you deeply enjoy.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Remember that large blip I talked about at the beginning of the forecast? Well, it happens today as Mars tangles with Pluto.  Mars square Pluto is a discordant aspect that often provokes disagreements between people, especially if problems or animosities have been lurking in the background for a while.  You may experience fierce opposition from others. Avoid underhanded activities even if you feel they are justified because they will only lead to blowback.  Stay away from dangerous people and places!

Saturday, October 23, 2021

We change astrological seasons today as the Sun moves out of Libra and into Scorpio.  Scorpio season is about digging deep into the secret parts of ourselves – our fears, phobias, and dysfunctions.  Although the season’s energy is intense, we can conquer our personal demons with a bit of reflection and willingness to change.

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Finally, we close the week with the Moon moving through social Gemini. It’s an excellent day for fun, frolic, and great conversation.  Sharing your ideas and opinions with others will be vital to you at this time. However, this evening you may need an extra dose of caffeine or an energy drink, as the Moon squares Neptune.

See you next week!

Cosmic Weather Forecast – November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018

So, I have some good news and some bad news.  The good news is that the never-ending train of retrograde planets will end soon, in fact, Venus goes direct this week.  The bad news is that the day Venus goes direct, Mercury is going to retrograde in fiery Sagittarius.  So, the caboose of the train is in sight, we just have one more three-week cycle to manage.

Of course, I am sure that you guessed that the newsmaker of the week is Mercury.  Before Mercury goes retrograde on Friday, make sure you wrap up any holiday plans you have, sign anything that needs to be signed, and backup your computer.  The traditional areas of concern are relevant this retrograde cycle:  do not sign documents; do not make large purchases; do not formalize any agreements; do not start anything new; if you must travel, expect problems with automobiles and appliances.  There is one little tip that you may not know about Mercury retrograde, when he is retrograde he is great for deals and bargains, so do not be afraid to haggle a bit.

Once Mercury retrogrades in Sagittarius, there will be a few days of stagnant energy before Mercury begins to move again so you may feel restless and drained, and frequently it is easy to get caught up in the details.  All retrogrades reflect periods where you need to reflect, and this one is no different.  The difference in Sagittarius is that this retrograde season it is necessary to focus on revising your big picture and making it more adaptable to your current life.  Do you have goals that have become unmanageable or you feel are beyond your grasp? If so, then you may want to break them up and make short-term goals that are achievable and then build upon them.  You may also be confronted with a cosmic slap in the face when you realize your ideas have been wrong, and you need a course correction.  Regardless, Sagittarius is about vision, and you may need to tweak yours during this cycle. Additionally, try not to get caught up in so many details that you lose track of the big picture entirely because this will only lead to feelings of defeatism and possible depression.  Try to stay as inspired as possible.

Now, on with the forecast…

Monday, November 12, 2018

The Moon moves through earthy Capricorn and tangles with Pluto during the afternoon hours. Intense emotions may surface that may frighten you.  Avoid obsessing about anything that comes up.  Later in the afternoon, the Moon will sextile the Sun and any emotional turbulence will begin to fade.  Do something with your social circle to distract yourself temporarily from your concerns.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

During the morning hours, the Moon forms a frustrating aspect to Uranus.  Your emotions will be all over the place and you may feel stir crazy and anxious.  The good news is that the Moon is void of course, so anything that you worry about will not materialize as badly as you expect, and most likely nothing will come of the matter.  Additionally, the Moon will quickly move into social Aquarius and forms a lovely sextile to Jupiter.  You may receive good news during the afternoon hours.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

There are no major aspects on Wednesday, and the Moon only forms a beneficial aspect to Mercury.  Wednesday is a great day to reach out to your business network or for developing relationships in your career.  Invite a colleague out to lunch because your career circle will prove useful in the future.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday is the biggest day of the week, astrologically speaking. There is a harmonious aspect between Mars and Uranus, and then Mars slides into Pisces during the late afternoon.

Let’s begin with Mars in Aquarius sextile Uranus in Aries.  All Mars-Uranus aspects are a bit ‘in your face,’ but sextiles (beneficial aspects) are easier to manage. You may feel impulsive and in need of change throughout the day, and areas of your life that feel stuck may become noticeable. Although you may feel irritable, Mars sextile Uranus can often give you enough energy to burst through problems in your life and set you sailing on a new course or direction.  This push can often come from people in your life that may challenge or inspire you to move to the next level. This aspect is about encouraging change in your life that is innovative and individualistic, and it does so by shaking things up that are stale and stagnant.  The good thing with Mars-Uranus aspects is that it always gives you the energy to make the changes necessary to succeed.

Next, Mars moves out of Aquarius and into Pisces.  Since March, Mars has been in Saturn ruled signs.  This Saturnian influence can make life feel restrictive. Mars is the getup and go planet, but with Saturn’s control, it can feel like you are driving with the breaks on, especially if you are a fire sign (Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius).  However, Mars’ tone changes when it lands in Jupiter ruled Pisces.

Mars in Pisces is the spiritual warrior and with this placement, you will feel more compassionate, empathetic, and generous with others, which is great during the holiday cycle.  Mars in Pisces needs to feel support by others, and you will strongly need validation those you care about.  This Mars cycle is great for creative work because your imagination will be ‘more’ active than normal.  The only drawback to Mars in Pisces is that the energy can be a bit erratic.  So, you may need force yourself to be more focused than you ordinarily would.

Mars remains in Pisces until December 31, 2018.

Friday, November 16, 2018

During the morning hours, Venus will turn direct in Libra.  Pressures and strains on your relationship should begin to recede over the next week.  You will be able to repair any damage to relationships that may have occurred, and if you did the work during the retrograde (see Venus blog), then you can make the necessary changes to improve any relationship difficulties discovered.  Since Venus is in Libra, the sign she rules, moving forward will be harmonious because Libra is the natural diplomat and seeks order and balance.

Now just a gentle reminder, as I stated earlier, Mercury will turn retrograde on Friday evening.  Don’t forget to finalize plans and back up your computer.  For magical practitioners, I recommend Van Van candles and blockbuster magic to minimize the effects of the retrograde.

The Weekend:

The Moon moves through emotional Pisces for the bulk of the weekend.  You will be sensitive to other people’s feelings and may be called upon by those in need.  Otherwise, it’s a great weekend to get all your Thanksgiving festivities in order.

See you next week…

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Scorpio Season — Newsflash — It’s NOT Just for Scorpios

scorpioseasonSo, I remember when I was a teenager, one of my favorite music videos was Thriller by Michael Jackson. (I’ve put a link to it on YouTube below, in case you live under a rock and have never seen it)

All those zombies, ghouls, and creatures of the night were simply fascinating; not to mention, the creepiness of Vincent Price.

Now, 30+ years later, I am still mesmerized by horrors and hauntings, but for different reasons.

You see, all these nocturnal aberrations are alive and well and living in the subterranean realm of the sign of Scorpio.

And, guess what?  It’s Scorpio Season!

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