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Monthly Astro Highlights for Nov. 2019


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See below for information about this Month’s Astrology Highlights. While I do not list every single transit and aspect in this Blog, I do give you information about the most important and influential ones of the month.

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November 2019 – Astro Highlights

November 1st – Venus Enters Sagittarius

Since lovely and lusty Venus is now finished with its trip through the murky waters of Scorpio, it moves back into the light in fiery Sagittarius. So basically we can feel more hopeful and optimistic in things like love, relationships, and with situations involving our money! If you have been hiding your heart or your feelings from those you love, it’s time to come back out to the land of the living and find what makes you happy and brings you joy! It’s time to use this new hopeful energy to overcome your fears and remember that anything is possible.

November 5th, 2019 – Mars Square Pluto

Mars makes a tense square to intense Pluto, which can bring power struggles and a stronger desire to win someone or something over. With Mars involved you may want to assert yourself and get what you want and do it right away! But no matter how much you may want something, there may be circumstances or people that will make it more difficult if not impossible. When Mars Squares Pluto we are challenged or tested to see what we are capable of, and why not, this helps us learn how to be good at losing. Sometimes we fear losing, but this influence tends to push us out of our comfort zone, so we can reach our full potential. If you never learn how to lose in your life you will never be able to win.


November 11th, 2019 – Mercury Conjunct Sun 

When Mercury meets up with the Sun it begins a new Mercury cycle, this is a great time to finish up any projects that take mental concentration. Do you have perhaps a book or website you need to finish? Maybe you want to learn a new skill or sell something online? Mercury will be hanging out with the Sun who will help you with what your next move should be to obtain your goals. This won’t happen again for years, so if an opportunity comes up definitely see what it’s all about.


November 12th, 2019 – Full Moon In Taurus

The Full Moons in Taurus are some of the best feeling most lucky Full Moons of the year. This particular Full Moon is also making some interesting meeting with Neptune in Pisces, and some sweet Trines to Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn, and is opposing Mercury in Scorpio. Yes, that is a lot of energy to go around. Because there is so much Earth energy involved, the Full Moon in Taurus will help us deal with obvious problems that we have been choosing to ignore or refuse to deal with. This is a time of common sense and sound judgment, so with the Full Moon in Taurus you will see what you get and you probably will get what you see. It’s important to watch for being overly stubborn, although some self-interest is healthy and necessary, as Taurus energy helps us to put some much-needed attention on ourselves once again.


November 14th, 2019 – Venus Square Neptune

When Venus makes a square to Neptune our feelings of insecurity can lead to high expectations that just are not going to happen, perhaps in the way we had hoped for. Because this Square is in the most hopeful but foggier signs of the Zodiac, you should be extra careful about wishful thinking. How we see ourselves can become an issue in our relationships, as we have a tendency to over-idealize romance and relationships, and plain out ignore warning signs that most others can see so well. This is a time to pay attention and reassess your hopes and dreams, but it’s just as important not to set the bar so high, and it’s equally as important to understand what’s realistically possible and what’s not! We deserve the Sun and Moon, but sometimes we push things and don’t allow ourselves enough time to get there. Don’t let this energy discourage you, be patient. We are more tender and affectionate at this time which can lead to new relationships, but stay woke folks, as the Neptunian influence can cause confusion. It’s just wise to wait until after this transit is over before making any commitments, so don’t be so trusting and fall victim to the wrong person.

“Warning for anyone who is susceptible to the influence of alcohol or drugs, this is a time when addiction can go too far and often there are overdoses. Be mindful and if you suffer from depression make sure and talk to someone if you are feeling bad, there is always someone who will listen.”


November 19th, 2019 – Mars Enters Scorpio

With Mars in Scorpio, it can be easier to assert yourself in the actions you take, so you can feel more driven and focused to get things done. Mars is at home in Scorpio, being the co-ruler of this sign, so it likes it here and will assist you on getting things done. We are more strong-willed, passionate, single-minded, and resilient under this energy. Once you are on a mission it can be very difficult for anyone to stop you during this time. There is a stronger desire to experience our emotional depths, so we can feel the urge to penetrate the surface of life in order to explore deeper levels of powerful existence. This is also a time where we can get caught up in what others tend to repress, so all that has been hidden, kept secret, or ignored can come out to experience and understand better.


November 20th, 2019 – Mercury Goes Direct

Hooray, Mercury stations direct and moves out of its Retrograde phase! Mercury has spent an unusually long time in Scorpio and has been in Retrograde since Halloween, and even though it will stay in Scorpio for a few more weeks, things can slowly start to go back to normal when it comes to communications, especially. Our inner detective has been strong, but with Mercury direct now, some of the things you were researching or obsessing over will finally make sense or slowly start to come together. As things start to make sense, be mindful that a flood of information can start to pour back in to make sense of and this can be mentally overwhelming and stressful. Expect some “a-ha” moments over the next few weeks, but also things may be rocky at first. Mercury doesn’t just start and stop on a dim, it moves as we do and now that is headed in the right direction once again, it also has to pick up the pace and get back to its normal speed. This “Shadow period” as it is commonly called means there may be more disruptions and misunderstandings. Slowly but surely Mercury will get back to normal and so will our lives again, as technical glitches and snafus will start to calm back down, and the things that weren’t making sense will again very soon.


November 22, 2019 – Sun Enters Sagittarius

The Sun enters into the sign of Sagittarius today, so Happy Birthday to all of you Sagittarians! Thanks to the Sagittarius season, we all become a bit wiser, hopeful and adventurous this time of the year.

This transit lasts through December 21st. With the Sun in Sagittarius, our focus shifts from the need to make intimate connections with others to a stronger need to get out and have an adventure. While the Sun moves through this fiery mutable sign, there is an urge to learn, grown, and expand our horizons, so we want to understand the world around us. This is a time when we seek out truth but also the higher meaning of any situation we focus on. Our faith and hope are restored and we can feel optimistic about life once again.

Since we are feeling more brave and courageous, we want to head down new and different paths, as our minds are wide open. Our confidence levels can soar now, so we can be overly optimistic as we focus more on the “bigger picture” and our dreams, instead of just the little details of our mundane everyday life. However, we tend to overdo things and can get carried away! This is the perfect time to work on our faith, hope, and future visions. This is your time to dream big. Don’t worry about the “how”, just make sure your goals are big enough and motivating, as you want to find your true meaning and purpose. 


November 24th, 2019 – Venus Conjunct Jupiter 

This amazing energy is what all the Astrologers have been talking about, so if you are an Astrology enthusiast of some kind, you might be quite excited to learn about this energy! However, on the same day Mars starts is opposition with rebellious Uranus, and the Moon also briefly joins Mars in the middle of this heated up energy. This can produce a lot of intensity and a strong desire for change. You may not want change because you want to move away from something, or because your current situation is unstable, but many of you are also feeling anxious and excited all at the same time about new opportunities coming in.

This certainly can be one heck of a freaking interesting day for many different reasons. It seems like those who have strong Sagittarius energy in their chart will experience some sort of expansion, uplifting, or happy go lucky kind of energy with these influences. While the fixed signs (Taurus, Scorpio, Leo, and Aquarius) may feel like they are caught up in a whirlwind of craziness. But no matter what you sign maybe we all will feel this energy in one way or another. Be careful of accidents and make sure to pay attention to your surroundings.


November 26th, 2019 – Venus Enters Capricorn

Venus the planet of love, money, and lust changes signs into realistic, accomplished Capricorn. Venus moves fast around the Zodiac wheel in exact order, so we must take advantage of the energies she puts off while in the sign of Capricorn for about the next month. You can feel more reserved when it comes to displaying your emotional side which can help if you are feeling overwhelmed when dealing with a partner or significant others. Be careful as you can bury all those emotions way too deep, and they can come out in a more impulsive, negative or even angry way!

With this placement, our relationships tend to be more on the practical side. That’s because we tend to see people for who they are, and are not afraid to lay the cards out on the table, as we simply take things more seriously. Since we appreciate maturity in our relationships, we take our time when it comes to love and tend to slowly warm up to others, then we can make long-term commitments. There will be more focus on business relationships as well during this time. Hopefully, any emotional issues that come up can be addressed before this cycle begins, so start to get prepared for it now.


November 26th, 2019 – New Moon In Sagittarius 

This New Moon is a fabulous one, full of great feeling vibes with another interesting conjunction between lovely Venus and lucky Jupiter, so in fact, this New Moon can reactivate this amazing energy, and then for the cherry on top of this Cosmic Sundae is sweet Mercury and mystical Neptune in water signs hooking up! This is just one of those New Moons that are rare, the best one of year in fact! So it’s a great time for Setting Intentions, (telling the Universe what you want to see happen next in your life) and for visualization work. Get up today and start making a Vision Board, (when you take pictures and literally post them up on a board or a corkboard to see every day, helping create the energy of what you want to see happen in your life.)

Now for the more shadow side to this New Moon, is that aggressive Mars is opposing rebellious Uranus at the same time. This can bring chaotic energy! There also can be more irritation, hostility, or unexpected changes. Anger can boil over and turn into rash actions and silly temper tantrums. We can feel more impulsive and have a total disregard for following the rules, it can feel more important to break the rules to be free from our responsibilities and obligations.


November 27: Neptune goes Direct

Hopefully you’ve used the last few months to revisit your hopes, dreams, and goals and are now ready to turn your dreams into reality. However, since Neptune rules fantasies and spiritual quests make sure to take your time before making important decisions. You’ll need to pay attention and use your common sense to be successful now. Please read my Daily Astro Readings Blogs to learn more.


Astro Transits List for Nov 2019

11/1  Venus enters Sagittarius
11/3  Venus trine Chiron
         Sun trine North Node
11/5  Mars square Pluto
11/8  Sun sextile Saturn
         Sun trine Neptune
         Saturn sextile Neptune
11/9  Mercury sextile Pluto
11/11 Sun conjunct Mercury
11/12 Full Moon 19 Taurus 8:35
           Mars sextile Jupiter
11/13 Mercury sextile Saturn
          Sun sextile Pluto
          Mercury trine Neptune
11/14 Venus square Neptune
11/15 Ceres enters Capricorn
11/19 Mars enters Scorpio
11/20 Chiron square Ceres
          Mercury turns direct
11/22 Sun enters Sagittarius
11/23 Mars sextile Ceres
          Sun trine Chiron
11/24 Venus conjunct Jupiter
          Mars opposite Uranus
11/25 Ceres trine Uranus
          Venus enters Capricorn
11/26 New Moon 4 Sagittarius 10:05 am
11/27 Venus square Chiron
          Neptune stations direct
11/28 Mercury trine Neptune
           Venus trine Uranus
11/30 Mercury sextile Saturn
          Venus conjunct Ceres

12/2 – Jupiter enters Capricorn

PLANETARY CALENDAR (dates and times are Eastern Time Zone, please adjust for your own locality.)


If you’d like to know more about how your own personal Astrology Chart is affected by these planetary events, consider having a personal consultation with me. ~Ruby

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Mercury Retrograde – Deeper Thoughts

Mercury goes Retrograde on Halloween October 31st, 2019 and runs through November 17, 2019.


Mercury is currently in the sign of Scorpio, this is a deep, potent, psychological energy. Therefore we go into a more private introverted place that has us exploring the deeper parts of our minds and psyche, as we learn truths that come from the depths of our souls. What is considered to be taboo or secret comes out in the open. The truth comes out to be told! The sign of Scorpio, after all, is the sign of regeneration, as it teaches all of us that sometimes we must fall to pieces and let something end or die off to start over again. If we take this cycle to plan and strategize we can make things happen once it’s over! As we go back to revisit and revise our plans we can go much deeper than usual while in this cycle and uncover ways to improve our lives and ourselves.

Sometimes the Universe gives us a break even though it doesn’t always feel that way. One thing the Cosmos always does is create balance. So the energies get slowed down a bit so we can have the opportunity to catch up. Mercury in Retrograde (Rx for short) is that time out, it’s an opportunity to get caught up with life, and a time to unplug and take a long deep breath. It’s also a great time to take some time off from our responsibilities if at all possible, maybe taking a little vacay and focus on reworking anything that needs to be done, or finishing projects that were never done to completion, while Mercury rules over our minds and thoughts. When this fast-moving planet goes into Retrograde we start to perceive things in a very different and unique way.

Mercury in Rx like all Retrograde planets is happening for a reason, this isn’t some new Astrological fad! Planets have always gone into Retrograde cycles and will continue to. So every once in a while we get a chance to pause or stop and get some rest. This is the time to review your life and the paths you’re on. What this Mercury in Rx cycle does is help us to take a breathe, be still, relax, and review. The main thing to understand as this cycle takes hold that it’s a time to review your life and redo anything that needs to be done. It is time to research, re-think, re-visit, re-connect, and to get re-organized.

Mercury rules over our minds and how we process information, so this is a time to observe our lives from an outside perspective, which is truly a gift. From this space, we have the rare opportunity to see the contrast in our lives and what is working and what isn’t. The only problem is we live in a time of INFORMATION and after all, Mercury is the planet that delivers info, but during its Retrograde cycles, it wants us to simply UNPLUG and take a step back from our normal everyday routines and lives, and to not be online or on our phones, CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT! But if we were to stop using all of our electronic devices and take work off, and simply review our lives it would be a much better experience. The reality is only a few of you reading this are actually able to do this. So the challenge is in learning how to handle Mercury in Retrograde and still do our lives. Those of you who already pay attention to Mercury in Rx’s cycles understand just how annoying all the misunderstandings, electronic glitches, and snafus can be! So the bottom line is we should learn how to put our phones down from time to time and just simply do life, as this is a time of deep inner reflection.


What Not To Do during
Mercury in Retrograde:

  • Don’t start brand new projects
  • Do not get into arguments, avoid critical folks and tense people or situations.
  • Do Not Sign Contracts or New Agreements
  • Avoid Travel
  • Do Not take misunderstandings personal. Our Minds and Communication is foggy and cloudy.

What To do during
Mercury in Retrograde:

  • Redo, Rework, Review, Research, so basically go over things again and wrap up old business and projects.
  • Double Check the Facts and any info gathered.
  • Revisit what you need to, like your work.
  • Reconnect with the folks that matter if you’ve had issues or not.
  • Backup Computers and any data you want to keep saved,
    usually start this process two weeks before the actual Retro Cycle.
  • Reorganize your daily life routines.
  • Declutter.
  • Reflect and practice spiritual work.
  • Release what’s been holding you back or blocking you, let go of what is no longer working, especially in your intimate relationships.

There can be positive things that come from a Mercury in Retrograde cycle that perhaps didn’t cross your mind. Like throwing out old stuff you no longer need or use, and organizing your life. Stay focused on any past opportunities and reconsider them now, see if they’re still an option. Try not to allow any computer glitches or electronic snafus you might be experiencing to upset you too much.

Since it’s the Holiday Season, it’s important to keep a paper trail of whatever you purchase. Mercury is known as the “trickster” of the Zodiac, so it likes to play tricks that make us change our minds suddenly and this causes confusion.

So our focus should be on re-organizing and reflecting. We see the world a little differently during this time, and through these filters, we can have some very important inner revelations. It may not be as easy to communicate under this influence, so remember trying to rationalize everything at this time will just probably cause you more confusion. Logic is out and intuition is in! Mercury Rx periods can be times of heightened inner-awareness, so doing things like meditation, keeping a journal, reworking old plans, reviewing, or reconnecting to your past can be quite helpful. Mercury Rx is also a powerful time to study, particularly for returning to old studies and re-learning or refreshing knowledge around a subject that’s already been started.

This Mercury in Retrograde cycle can also help you think back to a part of your recent past, and reconnect you to an old dream or goal to follow through on once this cycle is over, but write it all down for now and plan ahead. Someone from your past might get a hold of you for a second chance or opportunity, but that doesn’t mean it’s meant to be, usually, it doesn’t work out for the long-run. But it’s nice to reconnect and perhaps sort out any unresolved issues you might have.

Because we are perceiving things differently, and Mercury and the Sun are both in the sign of Scorpio this time around, the truth tends to come out! Certain things that have been suppressed, hidden, secret or unknown suddenly are shown to us during this time. You just might notice or find some kind of detail you overlooked or didn’t catch before, which can be very helpful. This cycle can bring clarity and help you move past any restrictions or blocks standing in your way. Mercury begins retracing its steps in direct motion starting November 17, 2019.

Have a safe Mercury in Retrograde,
~Ruby

A Different Kind Of New Moon!


The New Moon takes place in the Sign of Scorpio ironically enough this October, but these energies will be felt strongly starting Saturday the 26th through the 28th. The actual New Moon comes together on Sunday the 27th in the evening here in the US.

This New Moon energy is meeting up with some other planets making it very different and challenging energy to deal with. There can be situations that provoke anger, and lies or deceptions. Lovers and relationships, in general, can have issues with high ideals that have been set and explosive attitudes around those expectations. The Uranus opposition to the New Moon is not compatible with its energy and therefore, it contradicts the awesome New Moon energy! So it may not feel like an ordinary New Moon, which is usually much more peaceful hopeful for most.

Since the Sun and Moon are both in the sign of Scorpio during this New Moon, our desires run deep and our will is stronger than usual. Our lives are under a microscope that involve our very existence, so we can become obsessed with thoughts about life and death. Scorpio is the sign of Regeneration after all. Any issues that suddenly come up now can be viewed as a matter of “life or death”, which is extreme, but so are our thoughts and emotions, which can be fiercely intense at this time.

With the New Moon in Scorpio stirring up such intense emotions, all that has been hidden, buried, repressed, taboo, or kept secret is ready to be discovered. This energy is supercharged with intense psychological energy, so it can affect our psyche in a powerful way that can help transform us! But this is not usually a fun process. Being aware is, however, half the battle and can help you understand what you need to move forward. Don’t be in denial or lie to yourself, or you won’t get the lessons involved from this New Moon energy and can struggle and suffer.

When the New Moon is in the sign of Scorpio our emotional depth mixes with our equally strong willpower to survive and succeed, at whatever we put our time and energy into. This makes for a stronger source of psychological energy to draw from. The only issue is we can catch others off guard by expressing ourselves rather suddenly and unexpectedly in a strong manner, this can cause tensions with other people, and then they may not trust us enough to deal with the real problems at hand.

This New Moon has such a different vibe with the planet Uranus almost precisely in an opposition to it! So it can feel like a Full Moon, as anxiety levels run high. The emotional Scorpio intensity is strong and needs some sort of transformation, this can make us feel excited and restless as we have a strong need for independence that can fill us full of nervous energy. Something needs to shift or change in our world in order to calm back down, but we may not even know where to start.

All of the Signs of the Zodiac will be affected by this energy, but it can be especially strong for the “Fixed Signs” of the Zodiac which are as follows; Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius, especially those born in the First decan of each sign, so the first week of each of these signs. And the “Cardinal Signs” as well so, Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn especially those born in the Second decan of their sign, which is the second week of each of those signs.


The New Moon’s Effects

During this New Moon there can be unexpected events that challenge what we have come to trust and understand to be true. Tensions can grow high and there can be rash and strong reactions from others. This influence tends to bring up issues around our emotional security and love life. Some folks will notice the feelings they’ve been stuffing deep down suddenly coming out in a very exaggerated manner. We can suddenly feel a strong urge to express our emotions out loud about our relationships, and this energy can trigger us and we may start to obsess about why we are with our partners or lovers in the first place. This creates a fog over our situations and makes it that much more confusing, especially with Mercury just about to go Retrograde also in the sign of the Scorpio. There might be a case of mistaken expectations of our partners, and what we thought they could or would do. We must sit back and observe for now, and perhaps take some sort of mental notes, but it would be silly to take any actions at this time, until the New Moon energy has passed and we are more clear and less judgmental about what we are doing and seeing!

This energy is extremely sexual, and therefore many of you will feel a strong desire to express your sexuality, but that may become frustrating or a waste of time and energy in some way. Just remember to keep your cool as this energy can cause tension, anger, and crisis, which can lead to separations and even breakups in any kind of relationship.

It’s important to have patience and remain polite to keep the peace. Try to think before reacting, and work on being more compromising. This is the best way to avoid these tense energy from kicking up! Perhaps the battles are not over for now, but do you really want to wage War under these energies? Unless you feel done with the relationship, then go for it, otherwise take a step back and a deep breathe and learn more so about how to compromise. That is what it takes to maintain a healthy relationship, and perhaps that is what this energy is trying to teach us, to be patient with our partners.


Setting Intentions with the New Moon

It may almost seem kind of scary to “Set Intentions” with this particular New Moon, due to the unstable energy it’s bringing to us, being hooked into a strong opposition with the planet Uranus. However, Scorpio energy is some strong magic folks, it is an alchemist at its very core. This is the time to go deep and ask for some kind of blessing or miracle. Being saturated by so much Scorpio energy we have the power to transform any situation in our lives. Uranus is the spark that helps creates miracles, it’s lightning speed and energy can change anything fast! Astrologers enjoy precision and this New Moon will hit us right where it counts, so it can be very powerful energy to work with! Take advantage of this powerful energy and wield it in the direction towards what you most strongly desire. This won’t be a waste of time I assure you as Scorpio is the sign that started and defined what Desire truly is in the first place.


If you are interested in learning about how to Set Intentions under the New Moon, check out my Setting Intentions Guide here:
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Have a safe and good New Moon weekend,
~Ruby

“Sun in Scorpio”

“Sun in Scorpio”
Oct 23rd – Nov 22nd


For All Zodiac Signs:

The Sun shifts into the mysterious sign of Scorpio on October 23rd and “Scorpio Season” officially begins. Every aspect of life can feel super-charged with intensity between now and November 22nd.

Happy Birthday to all my Sun Sign Scorpions out there!
But this blog is for all the Signs, so read on to learn more.

The sign of Scorpio is notoriously known for being the darkest (symbolically speaking), mysterious, and deeply psychological sign in the Zodiac, as it explores the soul when it’s under the light of the Sun and truths, deceptions, and secrets are exposed.

Scorpio’s lessons are about depth, intimacy, and transformation. Anything fake or false will be shown for what it truly is while the Sun is in this sign, so if something or someone is superficial it simply won’t work for you at this time, only the real deal will do! This sign and its energy is the detective of the Zodiac, therefore we are more interested in getting to the bottom of our problems, as we work at uncovering what’s been hidden, suppressed, or unseen. We also can be quite obsessed with other people’s problems and can feel a strong urge to help those around us. Under this energy, you might actually enjoy all that is odd, taboo, or different in the world. Anything just plain or average may not be enough for us during this time.

During Libra Season, while the Sun was in Libra over the last month we worked at being fair and equal, as our attention was on our relationships and keeping things more balanced. But under this
Scorpio energy we accept the fact that life isn’t fair, and we are learning to understand that pain and suffering are actually part of the process of life. In order to truly evolve, we must transform ourselves and perhaps go some sort of major breakdown to end something and begin anew.

Scorpio energy is also quite sexy, mysterious, and provocative! So there’s going to be some interesting situations that spark up in our relationships while the Sun is in Scorpio. And the single folks out there may search for a strong love, committed, and long-term during this time. This Scorpio influence keeps us perhaps a little more reserved about how passionate we truly feel, but we can still be strong-willed and intense. This is a time of powerful emotions and some of you might feel rather emotional during its run. This energy can transform certain things in your life, of course, depending on what part of your personal Astrology Birth Chart the Sun is cruising through is what part of your life this energy will be the most evident.


The sign of Scorpio is often represented by the Scorpion, but also, the Mythical Bird, the “Phoenix” can represent this brave sign. The legend of the Phoenix is about how once were ready to go, die off, or end our chapter in this life, this magical bird flies up in the air and catches fire and turns to dust! But from that state, it comes back and resurrects itself back to being whole. Once it has risen back to life, it is ready to start over again. This legend teaches us that sometimes we have to fall apart, and let something end, or let a part ourselves die off to resurrect and come back to life, so we can tap into some kind of new energy and start something anew.

The shadow side of Scorpio energy is we can become more easily jealous, paranoid, obsessive, and manipulative. This energy can cause some of you to be more obsessive about an issue or problem, as we can be compulsive and won’t let things just happen naturally. This, of course, will get you nowhere and it might be more difficult to stop once you have started focusing on something.

Despite how scary or creepy this all might sound, Scorpio is part of the Zodiac Wheel for a reason and we all have a little or a lot of this sign in each of our Astrology Birth Charts. Scorpio energy also gives us incredible drive and strength, which in turn can help us get through difficult times. This sign knows how to survive the worst of situations and has extra reserved up energy to get through. Scorpio energy kicks ass and takes names once it is forced to die off like the Phoenix, so it can figure out whatever it needs to know to come back. So draw upon the Scorpio energy during this time to help you take on difficult tasks or situations in your life.

Curious Mercury and loving Venus are also in the sign of Scorpio at this time, which also runs through Scorpio Season. This means our souls, hearts, and minds are all being ruled by the Scorpio energy, therefore, some of you will be breaking your lives down to rise up once again, and perhaps resurrect yourselves in some way just like the Phoenix!

This can be amazing energy to work with if you want to finish something in your life, after all, Scorpio Season is a time of endings, hence why we choose to celebrate Halloween during this time, as Halloween originated from the Holiday the “Day of the Dead,” which is a time when we should be honoring those who have passed or crossed over, it’s a time to be in touch with our ancestors who lived here before us. With so much Scorpio energy this season going around the veils between this world and other realms are very thin, and we will have an extra spooky Halloween Season as our minds are very in sync with the afterlife and paranormal. Therefore many of you will be able to connect to loved ones who have crossed more easily than usual. And those spirits and energies that are still roaming on this earthly plane will be restless, so often that means more communicative as well. But remember they have to communicate differently with us.

This is also a time when the earth sheds itself, as the Fall into Winter months is the time the planet dies off so to speak, but we know next Spring it will resurrect itself and start all over again. Ask yourself what part of your life do you need to end? What are you shedding away? What part of your life needs to die off and perhaps be started all over? Are you being forced to look at certain parts of your life now, so you will end something? This can be any part of your life, an old worn-out behavior or attitude, a situation, or it could be with a person. Or perhaps it is something spiritual within yourself.

Have a revealing and safe Scorpio Season.
~Ruby


October Full Moon


For All Zodiac Signs:

The Full Moon illuminates on Sunday, October 13, 2019, in the sign Aries. The Moon in trailblazing Aries is an opposition with the Sun in charming Libra.

This year’s Full Hunter’s Moon rises from the sky’s horizon right around sunset, meaning it may appear even bigger and more orange than your typical Full Moon.


The Aries/Libra connection under this particular Full Moon means we are learning how to balance the energies of our “self” with the energies of “others.” Aries is all about being assertive when need be, while Libra is more about compromise. The Moon in Aries teaches us about leading, bravery, and being more courageous, and it also shows us how to be independent, and that it’s ok to be dependent in a healthy relationship. It’s a time when our focus may be put on balancing out these two different sides of our life. This can be with anyone you are close too, not just intimate partners, so it can be parents, siblings, children, or just a very close friend.

This Full Moon is a powerful, strong emotional time. Full Moons are always about creating a balance between the Moon and Sun’s opposition. You probably already know what part of your life you should be working on during this Full Moon, as whatever relationship issues that have been up for you as of recently are probably related to this Full Moon energy coming in.


Release all the Junk!

This is an opportune time to ask the Universe to release whatever you need to “let go” or “do away” with, or what doesn’t serve you! The intentions that are set during a “Full Moon” will set you on the right path towards your hopes, wishes, and desires. This is the best time to do some energy work and release old pains and experiences that just have held you down or blocked you up! It’s time to get the old stuff out so the good stuff can come in! Write out a list of what you don’t want and what you do want to see happen in your life next, and check out my Setting Intentions Blog to learn more.

Full Moon October 2019

Times and Dates

  • Eastern 5:08 pm
  • Central 4:08 pm
  • Pacific 2:08 pm
  • Mountain 3:08 pm
  • London, UK 10:08 pm
  • If you live in a different time zone, please adjust.

Shadow Side of the Full Moon

This Full Moon is in a tense Square to spooky Pluto which can bring out some deeply buried feelings and rather intense emotions. Sleep may be difficult to come by for a few days before and after this Full Moon peaks because its energy is stimulating. Remain calm, patient, but firm with anyone who loses their cool around you. But also be cautious and let no one mistreat or abuse you! There can be a crisis that comes up first due to our stronger feelings and being so overly emotional. Abusive relationships can get much worse so be careful and protect yourself!

Under this Full Moon in Aries, secrets are revealed as the light shines on the truth of any given situation. But do remember Aries energy is ruled by the planet Mars, the God of War, so people are more amped up and anxious, and the tension can have people arguing or wanting to fight. So pay attention to your surroundings and don’t allow those that are already upset to bait you into a battle, trust me it’s not worth it!

Anyone who is more interested in you or perhaps an admirer, or even a stalker can be more active during this Full Moon time. People are going to feel brave now and can be extra impulsive, so they may be checking up on you the easiest way we all know how nowadays, which is on Social Media. Watch what you post, for the time being, and remember if you share it, it’s no longer private! And if you are feeling obsessive about someone, you may just find some bit of information that is upsetting about them, don’t say I didn’t warn you! It may just be a good time to take a break from social media over the weekend.


Positive Effects of the Full Moon

The good news is lucky Jupiter connects in a beautiful Trine to this Full Moon in Aries. This can help cool down some of the relationship issues coming up with the Moon Square Pluto connection. This is a good time to turn any intense emotions you are feeling into healing your relationship issues. But that’s only if everyone directly involved is willing to do the work to make it happen. This is one of those times when a crisis can be a turning point for some couples, to finally do something to fix their relationship or end it altogether. 


This weekend also has strong potential for business partnerships or relationships, as influential people tend to gravitate to those who need their help. This also can bring in a new friend or lover, any new people you might meet under this Full Moon could lead to success, happiness, and even wealth.


Full Moon Bonus!

This Full Moon will provide some strong opportunities to help heal broken or strained relationships. This is usually with family members but also can be with lovers that are separated or even divorced spouses. Once we get through some sort of crisis this energy will help us get through. The energy of crisis is up for lots of folks right now, but hold on because this will start to shift soon once the Full Moon occurs. You will know much more by the New Moon on the 27th.

Lucky opportunities will come during this Full Moon for some folks, as there can be unexpected or last-minute surprises, so say “yes” if someone asks to help out, no, you are not dreaming, it is for real! If anyone of authority wants to help you in some way, let them! Never turn down a gift the Universe is trying to give you, be open to receiving.

Even though there will be challenges during this Full Moon due to its connection to powerful Pluto, it’s still a positive force coming into our lives because it also brings in some amazing healing and lucky energy! Enjoy!


Have a happy and safe Full Moon,
~Ruby

Venus Enters Scorpio


Venus Enters Scorpio
October 8 – November 1


For All Zodiac Signs
Venus the planet of Relationships, Love, and often Money enters the deeper shadowy waters of passionate Scorpio today!

This is a time when we explore our love lives and financial matters on a deep soul level. We rather enjoy solving the little mysteries in these areas of our life. So we aren’t afraid or worried about our competition so much, as there’s an inner drive to succeed and move ahead that motivates us even more.

Passions run deep and obsessions are strong, especially in our intimate relationships, but this energy can affect our friendships and family relationships as well. Superficial flirtations or anything false doesn’t work in this energy, as we crave deep authentic soulful connections in love and friendship. The yearning we feel for a connection to both body and soul needs to be special and intense to satisfy our deepest desires.

This influence has our emotions running high, as passion takes over our love lives. We can become quite obsessive and consumed by projects and pleasure, so things like sex, money, and food just to name a few are felt more in a deeper more satisfying way and are at the forefront of our minds.

Trust issues tend to be extremely strong while Venus is in Scorpio! We enjoy knowing more, so we love to investigate and find what is hidden, repressed, denied, or ignored. There can be feelings of jealousy that get triggered, which ignites our insecurities. Issues around betrayal always seem to come up and are brought out in the open during this cycle. It’s important not to possess your sweetheart or lover, as that approach may backfire on you.

Any deeper fears or concerns about control and powerlessness can be much stronger than usual at this time. This can lead to paranoid and obsessive behavior, which usually is related to a relationship or partner, and sometimes our finances. It’s a good time to have those hard conversations or discussions about how you are feeling with your partners and lovers! The truth might just pour out of you, if you allow yourself to be vulnerable enough to open up, so be prepared.

The good news is we definitely can strengthen bonds with our partners during this time, by being honest! It’s important to be mindful of coming to conclusions or being too possessive with those we love, or we can push them away. Try to control yourself and know when enough is enough, and stop yourself if you go overboard. Boundaries folks! And remember too much of a good thing is very real, as you can probe too deeply into someone’s mind and cause some sort of psychological trauma. Don’t disturb yourself or the ones you love.

Enjoy this sultry, sexy time and strengthen your bonds and soul connections with the ones you love.


~Ruby


Monthly Astrology Highlights for October! 

October 1st: Sweet Venus in Libra squares passionate Pluto in Capricorn and frustrations occur, especially at work and in our relationships. People can get to you in this energy, the little things can set you off! Remember to breathe! With Pluto involved, we can feel rage under this influence. And we want to have fun and play but this energy can demand that you take care of your obligations and this can keep you from enjoying yourself.


October 3rd: Pluto moves Direct from its Retrograde phase:
It’s been Retrograde since April 24. This influence has been affecting so many of you more than you realize, so it will be interesting to see what happens once Pluto goes back to its normal pace. Over the last 5 months, we have been going through some deep transformation. Some of you were out on paths to learn new skills in life, some were put through tests and challenges to beat some bad habit or addiction! Now it’s time to show the world you will rise above all the pain and suffering. You can now show others just what you learned. And show off your accomplishments. This is a very powerful energy that can put you through some seriously touch challenges, but as Pluto slowly gets back to its normal pace we will see things lighten up a bit, it just can take through the end of 2019 for some of you.


October 3rd to November 1st: Mercury enters Scorpio, we tend to see through others and are better at reading between the lines, rather than accepting everything at face value. This is actually good energy to do research and purposeful work. We are more driven to get to the bottom of situations and solve the little mysteries in life. We can discover some interesting information under everyday circumstances, as we can work on projects to there completion. Our judgment is more strong and sound.


October 4th: Mars in Libra: Over the next six weeks, passionate willful Mars will be in Libra, this isn’t the best place for the sign of Libra. And we can feel a bit edgy! We can easily get worked up at one point and start freaking out because of our fear of leaving others behind. With Mars in Libra, a little honesty can bring folks closer together. Only stronger connections will survive this influence.


October 7: Sun squares Saturn: This aspect occurs twice a year. It allows us to rid of what isn’t working right in our lives, due to something being impractical. As we can get more clear about our ideas and plans. With the Sun Libra, our relationships are highlighted while Saturn in Capricorn shows us our ambitions. This placement can show you who is helping you and who is not on your side. Since this helps us focus on our long-term goals, we should take some time to make more informative smart decisions that will continue to help us.


October 8th through November 1st: Venus enters Scorpio
This is a good time to find ways to bring more passion and depth to your relationships. But under this influence, we can get a little suspicious and even paranoid about our partners and around our finances. You may find yourself obsessing over other people and even wonder if someone’s giving out all your information or telling your business. No matter what happens we want strong authentic connections with those we love. If you are genuinely looking for a soul mate of some kind then get rid of the players and wannabes, and those that are not willing to commit. If you are looking for the real deal and then you could find love in the most unlikely places.


October 13: Sun sextiles Jupiter:
These two bodies of energy together bring in amazing opportunities. There are people who are willing to help you now, it just means you have to take advantage of what they have to offer. With Jupiter still in Sagittarius our world opens up to the possibilities, so use this time to go after your goals.


October 13th: Full Moon: A Full moon in Aries occurs.

The brighter side to this Full Moon influence is its connection to happy-go-lucky Jupiter, as it can bring in success on a project or a goal you’ve already been working on. Good luck can suddenly strike, through old friends, or someone else you meet perhaps online can make a wish come true. Look for those who carry the light, so the people who are more positive and who hold you up when you fall. This can create a positive vibe that helps you make a path towards your goals as windows of opportunity open.

You may start to feel discontent with your normal routines and relationships. Things may just feel stale and worn out. Married or committed couples that haven’t been doing so well could have serious issues, but that doesn’t mean you’ll leave or even argue. However, with the Full Moon making a tense square to passionate Pluto, bad relationships can suddenly be thrown overboard, especially if you’ve been keeping your mouth shut, you might just let your partner have it! Usually, this is when we hit that boiling over point for those folks who are harboring some sort of resentment for their partners.

Watch for how many skeletons you have hiding in the closet, as secrets and deceptions can be revealed under this Full Moon time, and for some this means exposure to everyone, so possibly over social media. Someone can just take your business and go Public with it, which can be rather embarrassing.

For those couples who have been dealing with cheating or adultery, there actually can be some more positive scenarios. This Full Moon can help you if you’ve had an affair or were cheated on, as it brings folks back together to work things out.

The Full Moon is always a time of heightened sensitivity as people tend to be more intuitive and just plain Psychic more so than usual. So pay attention and listen to your gut instincts, and follow your intuition closely.

  • Full Moon October 2019 Times and Dates
  • Eastern 5:08 pm
  • Central 4:08 pm
  • Pacific 2:08 pm
  • Mountain 3:08 pm
  • If you live in a different time zone, please adjust.

October 14: Sun square Pluto
You just might have to deal with some folks or circumstances that make you take a step back so you can figure out what you want and who you really want to associate with. Confrontations give you clarity during this time as long as you watch how you react. Talking with those who have been your tried and true friends will help you figure it all out. And these challenges might be rough but can help you in the long-term. Work on being flexible and thoughtful with others and consider all your options before making any decisions. We are being taught what part of our destiny we can control and the parts we can’t, so allow this time to pass first before doing anything major.


October 23: Sun enters Scorpio
With the Sun’s shift into more passionate and emotionally driven Scorpio, our feelings tend to be more extreme and intense. In whatever areas of your life you need power or stamina this energy can help you, as it is a time we are more resourceful and determined. Use the Scorpio strength during this time as its energy can help you follow your passions no matter how big or small! Our thoughts will dive deeply into the corners of our minds, staying busy is key to fighting off suspicions and paranoid thoughts during this time. Work on solving little mysteries especially for others, as it can be emotionally satisfying.


October 27: New Moon in Scorpio
What a powerful potent New Moon this is going to be folks, as we have access to knowledge that helps us figure out secrets and agendas. This is a good time to dig up old emotional baggage to heal, so you can claim your new beginning! People tend to rise and fall from power under the New Moon in Scorpio! It’s time to put it all in folks, give it everything you got to further your goals, allow the passion and strength this New Moon can give you to help inspire you.


October 31: Mercury goes Retrograde in Scorpio
Here we go again folks, at this point, we have already been experiencing the slow down of Mercury as it prepared for its Retrograde phase. Which means there’s probably already been miscommunications and little glitches along the way. The good news is that you have an opportunity to revisit and revise ideas, contracts, and agreements during this three and half week cycle. If you went along with something that just didn’t sit right with you or didn’t speak up when you should have to avoid conflicts, now is the time to go back and make things right with yourself and others!

This is a strong time for the truth to come out. Make sure to wait out just how you will react to any information or news you receive until you have checked things out first, and maybe even go over them again and make sure, as this is a time of confusion for all of us. This is the worst time to be making important decisions about your future since you will more than likely change your mind a few more times anyway. Once Mercury turns direct on November 20, you will have the information you need to make better more sound judgments.


Mercury goes Retrograde on Halloween during Scorpio Season this time around, and this makes it the perfect backdrop for a creepy Halloween vibe, but this is exciting energy for those of you who enjoy this time of year! With Mercury Retrograde we tend to get visitors from our past, but the veils between this world and other realms are very thin as it is Halloween or the Day of the Dead time as well, therefore many of you will experience some sort of visit from ancestors or loved ones who have crossed over! This can be in our dreams, but also while awake. Mercury Retro’s energy seems to sync right into this year’s Halloween celebrations, as those veils are blurred during this time and it’s easier to connect. Make sure and honor those loved ones who are no longer here in this realm because they are with you in spirit.

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Venus in Virgo – “Actions Mean More Than Words”

Venus the planet that rules over love, relationships, and often money moves into more practical Virgo from August 21 thru September 14.

Love is expressed in a much more down to earth manner when Venus is in the sign of Virgo. So we tend to show our feelings in more practical ways, like by doing some sort of work, running errands, or just being there for our loved ones. Our love and affections are expressed through what we do for the ones we love, and the actions that are taken. This is what counts during this cycle. Since we more reserved, this is not a very good energy for communicating our deeper feelings. And here soon with so many planets in “Virgo”, it’s going to be really difficult to express our true feelings. This lasts through the end of September!

Love is more logical and comfortable during this time, so our relationships must have some sort of purpose with Venus in Virgo, as we are looking for long-term stability and commitment.

The sign of Virgo is an Earth Sign, so we can feel reserved but also sensual in our relationships. This energy doesn’t just affect our romantic lives, it also usually influences our spending and the way we handle our finances. During this time what we choose to spend our money on must have some sort of emotional attachment. But even if it’s money being spent on something more pleasurable, it must be practical in our own mind.

The bottom line is during this cycle whatever we enjoy must be practical and make sense. Even our relationships must feel like they have a sense of purpose, or there can be issues.

We might end up feeling a bit guilty if we are too self-indulgent during this time. Which means we stay feeling stuck and then end up doing nothing at all. And even though we start thinking more so about organizing our lives under all this Virgo energy, we can be a bit lazy, so we will need to find ways to stay motivated. Especially, now that Mars the sign that rules over our stamima and physical actions, is also in Virgo. And here shortly, the Sun and mental Mercury will also shift into…yep you guessed it, Virgo as well.

The sign of Virgo is known as the sign of service, so helping others and especially lovers (since we are talking about Venus, the Goddess of Love) during this time can help fulfill a deep emotional need.

The shadowy side to this cycle is we can be quite critical, nit-picky, and anxious with lovers and those that near and dear to our hearts, but especially with ourselves. Remember, no one is perfect and we all make mistakes, so try not to judge to harshly! And learn how to forgive. You’ll be a much more healthy and happy person.

Show the one you love how you feel about them during this cycle, do something nice so they know just how much you care. ~Ruby

A Slow Down Begins – Mercury Retrograde Shadow

Mercury in Retrogrades Pre-shadow period starts June 20!

The actually Retrograde cycle doesn’t start until July 7th, and ends July 31st.

The After-Shadow period runs through the second week of August.

~Ruby

Venus Enters Gemini

On June 8, Venus the Goddess of Love, that rules over our relationships and often financial affairs enters the sign of Gemini, through July 3rd.

We definitely can be more talkative and naturally curious, under this influence. Our minds are whirling with juicy information along with a stronger than normal desire to share, however, we can get lost in conversation. We can be extremely indecisive but also aware, because we can read between the lines in any form of communication. This is a time when we like to multi-task as we’re motivated by our own curiosity. Which with Venus involved, the Goddess of Love, that means some people are also going to be more curious than usual about being free and not in a relationship, as the air sign Gemini influence can make us desire more alone time, and we can feel quite detached and therefore, this is not a time to take love or a relationship too seriously. Keep it light and fluffy folks!

On the other hand under this influence we are more flirty, so it’s no wonder this is a time of romance as we tend to date and hook up more. There’s a need for variety and diversity however, because our minds are so charged up that our hearts tend to follow. This energy keeps us engaged and interested in human contact and relationships. Since Venus is involved, this energy affects our love lives and relationships, and with it being in the sign of Gemini, we can be more fickle and picky.

Feeling more attracted to words, we can bond very easily with others on mental levels, but we are also more sensitive to stimulus, touch, and other vibrations that are being sent out on the airwaves. So we can feel quite good with positive energies, but very bad if we get around anything negative. The energy of Gemini is very empathic and therefore we tend to feel everyone’s else’s emotions from time to time, so you may want to be more careful about taking on our lovers emotional baggage and protect ourselves energetically. Shields up folks!

It is a good time to connect intellectually with others relationships, but especially with our partners, as we feel each other’s energies in a unique way. But we can be more fun, whimsical, light and breezy, but also quite animated and often funny in our relationships. So we don’t enjoy getting to deep emotionally right now, and would much rather keep our relationships more above the surface for now.

This is a strong time for sexual activities, and tantalizing communication, as a little erotica whispered in the ears of our lovers or partners can send them over the edge! But we should be picky and not just get it on with anyone who is willing. Don’t take a little extra attention or an open invitation as a clear sign you should be doing anything with just anymore.

Venus also rules over money, and since there are two sides to the sign of the twins, Gemini’s duality comes into play. As our attitude towards our finances is more easy come, easy go. We are cheapskates in one moment and spendthrifts in the next, all depending on how much mola we have in the moment. With Venus in intellectual Gemini, we tend to spend our money on experiences that will stimulate our mind, like movies, books, apps online, and writing materials. So even when money is low, we manage to come up with just enough to watch something fascinating, or purchase a good book, or just have coffee with a friend.

Enjoy!

~Ruby

Mercury in Cancer – Sincere Communication

*For All Zodiac Signs*

 
Mercury enters the sign of more sensitive, and stronger feeling Cancer later today, on June 4th. This transits runs through June 29th! But we will have to retrace our steps back into Mercury in Cancer in July when Mercury goes Retrograde!
 
 
For now, with Mercury in Cancer, we communicate with our hearts and emotions first. We think, speak, and take in information on a deeper emotional level now. We tend to follow our gut instincts more so now, which is helpful if we listen to our intuition.

 

This transits influence makes us less interested in what’s happening in the real world. We can be sort of selfish, as we go more inward with our thoughts and feelings. We are more concerned about what affects us personally, which includes more focus being put on the people that are near and dear to our hearts and upbringing.

 

Our thoughts are more colored by our emotions and how we are feeling, which can make it more challenging to be objective or fair, although this energy can help us feel our thoughts out first before expressing them. Which means we are more sincere and authentic. This can produce stronger moments of pessimistic thinking, or negative thoughts, so we must be more mindful and perhaps work harder at thinking more positive. Some folks tend to be shyer during this time, and will need to be reassured to feel safe enough to be vulnerable. But this influence does help our communications to be more authentic and loving at times, but also full of emotions.

 

Communicate From Your Soul
~Ruby

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