Mars enters the sign of Scorpio today and will transit this sign until January 3rd. In Scorpio, Mars is driven and focused on getting what it wants. With Mars shifting into the sign of 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. This is a time when we are more strong-willed, passionate, and resilient.
But we also can go deep into our feelings, and at times we need space to think and process the depths of our emotions, so we can experience some sort of lesson and learn more about our own personal power. This can be a strong time to transform something in your life around your physical well-being, and/or sex life.
Once you are on a mission it can be very difficult for anyone to stop you during this time. Our focus and drive are strong, as we go after what we want! You can feel obsessed with getting to the bottom of a problem, especially if you are frustrated or angry about it. And you might be more interested in revenge, and we all know what a bad idea that can be! Yes, really!
This is a time when we can be fascinated and can get caught up with what others tend to repress, so things that have been hidden, kept secret, denied, or ignored can come out to experience and understand better. The truth will come out once again and be exposed, especially in the actions you take or if you are provoked or angry. Temper, Temper, be mindful about how you communicate with others, you could come off a bit too honest and really hurt someone’s feelings.
If you need to be more assertive, the energy will help you to be more direct, without worrying about apologies. It’s a good time for getting organized, as this energy can give you the drive to declutter your office or storage areas around the house. Mars in Scorpio is a time when we dig deeper and enjoy getting rid of anything old or outdated. We are just simply clearing the energies out to bring in something new, which can be healing. So throw out those old photo albums of your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, or get rid of anything that’s holding onto the energy from your past negative experiences. Throw it out, it’s time to let go and move forward!
We don’t want to avoid important issues now. Because we are kind of attracted to chaos and crisis which go hand in hand with Mars in Scorpio. We see the problem areas in our life as transformative and it can be exciting emotionally. There’s a point that you may feel better about feeling extreme emotions than nothing at all, as our normal everyday life and routines just are unsatisfying during this time.
This is an opportune time to ask the Universe to release whatever energies you need to let go or do away with, and also what doesn’t serve you anymore. 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!
During the Full Moon, we often experience an energy shift, so we must release the old energies to open things up, so we can get on the right path in life that helps us bring new and fresh energy.
What to Release under a Full Moon:
* Lower energies
* Negative patterns or bad habits
* Unhealthy situations or relationships
What to work on during the Full Moon:
*Letting go of both the people and situations that aren’t working anymore. And sometimes it is just an attitude or thought
*Clearing space for new energies to come in
*Being GRATEFUL for what you already have and what will be
This is the time when you should have a conversation with the Universe, (your higher power, Spirit Guides, Angels, God, etc!) whatever you believe in! Ask for the “Full Moon” to help illuminate the path that leads you towards your deepest desires. Simply ask to be led down a path towards your dreams and goals during your Setting Intentions rituals.
Patience is important! Remember to allow the time needed for the Moon to light the way, as it doesn’t always happen right away. But remember often this kind of work is magical and sometimes the things you want or ask for just show up! The “Full Moon” illuminates the truth and is symbolic for helping us see all that has been hidden, secret, tucked away, or suppressed. So ask for the truth to be revealed during this time.
What if you don’t know how to “Set Intentions” under the Full Moon. Follow the steps below to learn how:
Step One: Clear your Sacred Space
Clear the energy of the area or room you’re using to do your Full Moon work. You are simply calling in positive energies to work with. Burn some Sage or Incense and clear the energies. Think about where you’re going to perform your energy work. Because we create an energy vortex wherever we sit, sleep or do spiritual work! This is why you feel so comfy in your favorite chair, it feels safe and secure because you have created an energy vortex in that spot or space.
Step Two: Set the Atmosphere
Set the mood or your Full Moon Ritual. Burn some special incense, light some candles (colors do have different meanings) and play some mood or ambient music that helps you feel spiritually connected to the Universal energy you see tapping into. This can be a very different experience for everyone. Just makes sure to use whatever tools make you feel calm and peaceful. Because that’s the kind of energy you want to bring into your life.
Step Three: Let It Out
You’re going to need a notebook, paper, or a journal and something to write with. Writing pen to paper can be magical! It helps sync up the mind and body! Many try using their electronic devices but it just doesn’t seem to have the same effect. But to each their own. Then you write about what you’d like the Universe to bring in and remove. Simply write your deepest truths, wishes, and questions down. Think about what energies you’re trying to let go of and release. Write the letter like as if you were talking to an old friend. Think about what energy you’re trying to push out of your life, and what energy you’re trying to bring in, and be detailed but don’t go overboard.
It’s important to be patient and allow your work to take ahold during this process. And just know sometimes things take time. Often we just miss the signs and messages the Universe is sending because they are so subtle. They are not always so earth-shattering signs or A-ha moments that show up like a lightning bolt! More often it’s simply a bird landing in your backyard that has some sort of message or meaning for you, look up Animal Totems. You can hear a song on the radio that seems to have special meaning just for you, or see a movie and a scene seems to resonate with you on a deep personal level. Look for signs on everyday life and they just magically appear. If you pay attention and see everything as a sign, you will start to quickly pick up on what the Universe is trying to tell you! Messages and signs are always everywhere for us.
As you’re doing this work and Setting your Intentions, here are some helpful questions you can think about, for example: Ask for what you are choosing to come into your life? What changes would you like to see happen? What are you or should you be letting go of? How do you feel about what is happening in your life now? What do you want to release? Think about your long-term goals and your future, and what energy you’d like to create over the coming months.
Step Four: Visualize what you’re Creating
Now you’re going to visualize what you have written. First get comfortable again, preferably in the same place and read what you wrote very closely. Then close your eyes and take some long deep breaths, in your nose and out your mouth. See the energy of your heart center, (that’s in the middle of your chest, not your actual pumping heart) but your spiritual heart or commonly referred to as the “Heart Chakra.” Next, Visualize yourself in what you’re trying to create or manifest. For example; see yourself living in that new home, falling in love with a Soul-Mate, driving that new car, (just smell that new car smell!) Don’t just think about what you want, but make sure and “FEEL IT,” as if you are really experiencing what you’re visualizing. If this makes you laugh, cry, scream, or whatever, then go with it.
Step Five: Gratitude
It’s very important to work on releasing what you don’t want in your life during a Full Moon, but it’s equally as important to not leave a VOID after you are done. So you need to fill that space from releasing with gratitude. Being grateful for what you have and around the work you are doing. When we focus on what it is we don’t have we are focusing on “Lack”, and that will only bring in the things we don’t want. Remember what we put our attention on is what will show up! So instead think and feel the things you are grateful for in your heart. Think about what you already have and be grateful for that. Then you will attract more of that can of energy, which in turn brings in some better feeling stuff! Don’t be held captive by your pains and past trauma, call in the good stuff folks. Yes, you deserve something good, wonderful and amazing!
Allow the Universe to show you what path to follow over the next month, and let the Full Moon light up the way! Hopefully, you’ll at the very least be put on a path towards what you truly desire, all while letting go of what you don’t need anymore, it’s truly miraculous.
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: https://wp.me/p2dXxi-1oG
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.
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!
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.
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
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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.
Happy Birthday, Libra! And Happy Libra Season to all. The Sun shifts from practical, detailed Virgo into the sign of harmony and balance, Libra, through October 23.
This is our “Autumnal Equinox”, and we will experience equal hours of daylight as darkness. Today is something to talk about because not only is the Sun moved into charming Libra, but so has the “great messenger” Mercury and the Goddess of Love, Venus. So our core-self, minds, and hearts are in sync, besides the constant need for balance these aspects turn our focus towards our relationships, as these influences bring in the energy of balance, cooperation, and equality. It’s a good time to work on balancing your personal life and relationships.
We can feel mentally sharper and be made more aware of issues of injustice by being able to spot unfair treatment. We may have to stand up for ourselves or someone else during this time. This seems to come out more so with family and close friends. It can be easier at this time to see all sides to most situations, so we can have a hard time choosing sides while trying to figure things out. Just remember you can’t make everyone happy, as decision making can prove to be difficult. This is a good time to meet others halfway, compromise, and work on negotiations. Take into consideration other folks needs, agendas, and desires as well as your own. We might start playing the role of peacemaker, so we can be very diplomatic when it comes to dealing with problems or in business dealings. We desire peace and harmony and create that energy both aware and unconsciously.
Be careful to not seek out the approval of others too much during this cycle, as it can be difficult to know who’s telling the truth sometimes. Follow your gut instincts during Libra Season as our inner awareness is very strong. We have an extra boost of intuition now with mental Mercury also in the sign of Libra, so it’s just natural to study other folks and their behaviors and body language. Follow that little voice inside your head, it is strong under all this Libra energy, we all can be quite Psychic and will be able to see through other people quite quickly.
This transit can affect those with Leo or Libra Suns Signs or Rising signs quite strongly, but this energy affects all of us! Sun in Libra folks should feel a great big jolt of confidence and playfulness over these next four weeks, and Leo may be made more aware of how to balance themselves both emotionally and physically.
While under the Sun in Libra we will strive to keep some sort of balance and greater equilibrium for the next month. So we are working on lessons involving such things as style, charm, tact, tolerance, and our social skills. The more shadow side of Libra energy shows us how we are more indecisive, passive-aggressive, fake or superficial, and a bit narcissistic. Learn from this time, as there is going to be a whole lot of Libra energy surrounding us for the next month or so.
The Seasons are changing once again and on September 23, 2019, the Sun moves into the sign of Libra, which marks the official beginning of the Autumn Equinox! This will be the turning point of the year, as we shift into a totally different energy, but there’s nothing to fear because it’s been rough folks. This shift into the Fall Season can actually help ease tensions and bring some calm into the mix.
Not only has the Sun moved into charming Libra, but so has the “great messenger” Mercury and the Goddess of Love, Venus. So our core-self, minds, and hearts are in sync, besides the constant need for balance these aspects turn our focus towards our relationships, so these influences bring in the energy of balance, cooperation, and equality.
Libra’s energy is all about finding balance, so we can learn how to live in harmony with others, especially in our relationships (of all kinds). Our partnerships and relationships will become very important during this time. This sign teaches us to look at life from a more compassionate but also accommodating perspective. It’s a good time to get out there and date if you are looking for love, as this is a time when the energies tend to create peace and harmony in the world. Generally speaking, this sign helps us to be the best versions of ourselves that we can be.
The Equinox gives us an opportunity to experience something new or different. This big shift in energy will be more focused on allowing our goals to meet their full potential. This has already been a difficult time for Mother Nature, she is still in a huge cleansing process that was initiated by the Eclipses over the summer. You are invited to work on balancing yourself and finding some sort of stability as well. However, as we work on getting our equilibrium back we will have to take on some lessons at first, so we have to accept this is the process we must follow, as the Universe puts us through tests and challenges. However, these lessons often help us to grow, mature, and evolve.
The energies have already been slowing down with Saturn going Direct and out of Retrograde just a week ago, so as we go through this major shift we can start to finally arrive, this means we will get those moments of peace where we can catch our breath and just take a long break! It’s time to move forward with your future goals and plans, you might just find others who will want to help or support you while reaching your goals.
The human race has been going through a lot and we can start to finally recover if only for a short time. The things or projects we put off and didn’t take care of will start to show up to be dealt with and finished over the Last Quarter of 2019. As new paths are opened and revealed, our reality will change and the Equinox’s energies can really help smooth things over as we adjust to these changes.
It is very important to embrace all that is happening now, and not hide from challenges, so trust yourself and your inner voice to guide you. Listen to your higher-self and your intuition. Many of you are already feeling drained and just off, but once we get on the paths we are supposed to be on things will start to calm down. Our creativity will be super strong and potent during this energy shift, so take some time to reflect on what you have been doing this year, so you can create what you want to happen next during the last part of 2019. Don’t look back, the past is behind you, focus on creating a bright and amazing future instead!
Just a reminder for next month, on Halloween Mercury turns Retrograde for three weeks, this is a time to turn inward and do some sort of inner healing work, especially on how we hold and use our own personal power in the world. This will be a time when our thoughts can easily turn towards past lovers and ex-spouses or even just attractions we once had. Our feelings may be surprising, but for some folks especially woman you can become obsessed and get stuck on a past ex-lover, boyfriend, or attraction! So this can be an emotionally draining and demanding time. However, it is a great time to work at releasing those unhealthy attachments you have to the past and reclaim your power, and finally let those folks go on a deeper soul level!
This energy rolling in now will start to calm things down a bit, and should help us with the more difficult issues we’ve been having, so we basically are going into a time of recovery! Just give the Cosmos a little time to come together and allow these new energies to flow just where they need to. Try to stay as positive as you can and focus on what is to come, because it truly makes a difference even if things don’t appear that way at first. Patience is key to your success now.
On September 14th, the planet Venus shifts into its home sign of Libra.
Venus rules over love, beauty, money, and relationships. The Zodiac sign of Libra rules our love lives, relationships, and is often about balancing our relationships with a significant other and taking care of ourselves in harmony.
We have had more than our fair share of challenges this year, so this is a wonderful opportunity to refocus on what really matters to us the most, as we can manifest what we desire from the heart! This can include those folks who have been there for us the most. If you have had some sort of rift or conflict with someone lately, this is an ideal time to fix things. So put your differences aside and find some common ground to meet in the middle.
Even if you are one of those kind of people who enjoys being alone, this lovely energy can lead you out and around others, so you might meet up with a family member or a friend during this time, and some of us will be way more social than usual.
Since the Goddess herself, Venus and the sign of Libra both are about what is beautiful, it’s a good time to pamper yourself and do something that makes you feel good about yourself once again. During Venus’s run through Virgo over the last month we had to focus on helping others and our community. Now the focus is turned toward our partners, lovers, and even close family and friends. Perhaps just go get a mani-pedi or take a spa day, or take the whole day off from your responsibilities if at all possible and relax. Do something for yourself you deserve it!
We should also be careful about putting on appearances just to keep the peace. This is an extremely accommodating energy, so we might hold back on saying how we are really feeling, or from asserting ourselves, especially if we feel it’s going to cause any inconvenience for someone we care for. We can be false or superficial to keep out of conflict. Some of us will go to great lengths just to avoid any kind of disagreements.
Take this time to tap into your creative side and do something well, creative! Perhaps spend some time in a place that is beautiful to you, or go on a mini vacay with your lover. It’s can be a beautiful time for couples, as long as you don’t ignore problems that should be dealt with, or even worse try to runaway from them.
During this cycle we can have the urge to merge with people we know and strangers both. So if you’re single or whatever, don’t fool yourself and think you’re in love just because you had that one special date or night out. Give it some time to really get to know them first, as we all can be rather charming during this time.
Venus will be in Libra through October 8th. I hope you have a lovely Venus in Libra time. ~Ruby
The week ahead seems to be somewhat better, but especially starting September 18th, this can be the best day of the week. Some folks will have a run of good luck on the 19th as well. This is a good time to launch something new, as it could be quite successful. Did you hear that folks, it’s a Green Light to get things moving, start anything you would like, just watch for the VOID MOONS this week, as there are a few lengthy ones.
On September 16 & 17, mental Mercury gets into a challenging opposition with wounded healer Chiron. This can bring up feelings of trauma from our past, as old wounds can resurface. We can be more focused on the past and what we should’ve done or what we could’ve changed, old memories playback through our minds. As we replay these missed opportunities and start to feel older wounds, we can also find ourselves either biting our tongue or straight-up lying about something that happened. Our motive is actually to not hurt others feelings and to protect them and ourselves.
Mercury Enters Libra
This planet of communication and perspective Mercury moves into more charming Libra from September 14th -October 3rd. When Mercury is in Libra we tend to be more on the friendly side but also we are diplomatic, which means we are careful about what we say and perhaps a little more cautious. Some folks will be somewhat false during this time just to keep things peaceful. In our relationships with others, we are more rational in our way of thinking. So it’s a good time for negotiations as we are better at seeing both sides to any given situation. While Mercury is in Libra it can be more challenging to make decisions on the fly, as we tend to ponder over things more so than usual, so it might just be more difficult to make up our minds. We also can struggle with asserting ourselves expressing ourselves because we don’t want to start any kind of trouble! For some folks, the fear of stirring up problems can be almost debilitating, to the point where you just can’t speak up for yourself at all! This is a good time for taking other people’s opinions and points of view into consideration as we can be fair and our conclusions sound.
On September 19 motivational Mars makes a lovely connection to transformational Pluto. This can make it a day of success for many of you. So the 18th and 19th can very special as it is a day when we can manifest what we want or need.
September 18th SATURN DIRECT FROM RETROGRADE
This is an extremely important time in our lives folks where we can look back to what we’ve done and our accomplishments over the last several months. We finally may catch a break even though this energy is quite stagnant right now. So take a look back to what was going on in your life at the end of April of 2019 when Saturn first went Retrograde. How much progress have you made since then? How much did you grow or evolve from your experiences? Many of you have felt stuck since then, but that’s all shifting now. Some of you are already getting rewarded for your hard work, and now we all can continue to move forward.
Starting September 21, Jupiter makes a tense square to foggy Neptune for its final time in a series of three meetings. Whatever has been going on in your life since last January and then again in mid-June will finally come to its strongest point and then to its completion. If you think back to those times you might be able to connect some dots, but remember under this influence everything is not as it appears to be, and problems can seem larger than what they really are.
The Morning Star turns into the Evening Star!
On September 26th, Venus shifts from being the Morning Star to the Evening Star! Venus has been rising in the early morning, but it shifts and will once again rise in the evening time.
This is a very significant Cosmic shift. When Venus rises in the morning, she is almost invisible. And all the parts of our lives that Venus influences seem to have issues. It has been studied that when Venus is in its Morning Star cycle there are problems. Venus seems to put out more negative energy during this time. This position causes challenges within our relationships, of course, and often things involving our finances, so partnerships and marriages can have major breakdowns under this influence. Relationships seem to be more tense than usual, and often we see folks have more money problems, as it seems like money is constantly going out! Single folks seem to have a tougher time meeting soulmate like partners also.
But when Venus turns back into the Evening Star, the energies shift and love and money seem to just flow better, and we tend to hear more good news. Our lives seem to start picking back up once again and big developments start to happen! Plus the Goddess herself, Venus is visible in the night sky once again. So for whatever reason when she’s rising as the Evening Star, Venus’s energies are far better and this has an impact on all of us. Hopefully, we will start seeing some good stuff manifest once again under her glowing light.
Venus Enters Libra
This week Venus is in the spotlight as she also goes back into her own sign of Libra. This shift is also the beginning of the Stellium in Virgo breaking apart, which for some is a welcome relief, but I will have more about that later. For the next three and a half weeks all you Sun in Libra’s out there might have an easier going time. But all the Zodiac Signs will notice people are more kind and easier going towards each other. This is really good energy to make plans involving someone special, so romantic getaways can go quite well as we can get some much-needed space together to concentrate on our relationships.
On September 16 & 17, mental Mercury gets into a challenging opposition with wounded healer Chiron. This can bring up feelings or trauma from our past, old wounds resurface and there’s a lot of focus on the past and what we should’ve done or could’ve changed starts running through our minds. As we replay missed opportunities and old wounds in our minds we can also find ourselves either biting our tongue or lying about something that happened. Our motive is actually to not hurt others feelings, but this can cause us bigger problems if we are not careful.
The Full Moon energy is building now and will come together very soon. So starting anytime you can work on “Setting Intentions” with the Full Moon energy. This is a time to work on releasing from your heart what you no longer need, or what isn’t working for you! Work with the Cosmos and write a letter or meditate, and tell the Universe what it is you want to see happen in your life next. Let go of what needs to be done, be it a situation, person, or change in behavior. What do you want to release? What would you like to create or manifest? It can be about anything. You might be pleasantly surprised with the outcome, as this Full Moon illuminates the truth around the same time as some other cosmic connections are opening up doors for us to release old Karmic Debt. This is your chance to wipe the slate clean! And you get to rewrite the next chapters of your life! Think about your hopes, dreams, and desires, and feel it as if you already have obtained your goals.
Read on below to learn how!
This is an opportune time to ask the Universe to release whatever you need to let go, or do away with, and 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 releasing old pains and experiences that might have held you down or blocked you up! It’s time to get the old stuff out so the new energies can come in!
During the Full Moon, we often experience an energy shift, so we must release the old energies to open up doorways so to speak, so the new energies can be allowed into our lives.
What to Release under a Full Moon:
Negative patterns or bad habits
Unhealthy situations or relationships
What to work on during the Full Moon:
Letting go of both the people and situations that aren’t working anymore. And sometimes it is just an attitude or thought
Clearing space for new energies to come in
Being GRATEFUL for what you already have and what will be
Have a conversation with the Universe, (your higher power, Spirit Guides, Angels, God, etc) whatever you call it! Ask for the “Full Moon” to help illuminate the path that leads you towards your deepest desires. Simply ask to be put on a path towards your dreams and goals.
Patience is important! Remember to allow the time needed for the Moon to light the way, as it doesn’t always happen right away. But sometimes magic happens and it does. The “Full Moon” illuminates the truth and is symbolic for seeing what’s been hidden, secret, tucked away, or suppressed. So ask for the truth to be revealed during this time. You just might be pleasantly surprised by what you learn.
Setting Intentions Guide
What if you don’t know how to “Set Intentions” under the Full Moon. Follow the steps below to learn how:
Step One: Clear your Sacred Space Clear the energy of the area or room you’re using to do your Full Moon work. You are simply calling in some positive energy to work with. Burn some Sage or Incense and clear the energies. Think about where you’re going to perform your energy work. Because we create an energy vortex wherever we sit, sleep or do spiritual work! This is why you feel so comfy in your favorite chair because it feels safe and secure. But also because you have created an energy vortex in that spot or space.
Step Two: Set the Atmosphere Set the mood or your Full Moon Ritual. Burn some special incense, light some candles (colors do have different meanings,) and play some mood or ambient music that helps you feel spiritually connected. This can be very different for everyone. Just makes sure to use whatever tools or colors that make you feel calm, happy, and peaceful.
Step Three: Let It Out You’re going to need a notebook, paper, or a journal and something to write with. Writing pen to paper can be magical! It helps sync up the mind and body! Then you write what you’d like the Universe to bring in and remove both. Simply write your deepest truths, wishes, and questions down. Think about what energy you’re trying to let go of and release. Write the letter like as if you were talking to an old friend. Think about what energy you’re trying to push out of your life, and what energy you’re trying to bring in, and be detailed but don’t go overboard.
And just know sometimes things take time. Often we just miss the signs and messages the Universe is sending because they are so subtle. They are not always some sort of earth-shattering sign that shows up like a lightning bolt! More often it’s simply a bird landing in your backyard, or hearing a song on the radio that seems to have special meaning just for you. If you pay attention and see everything as a sign, you will start to quickly pick up on what the Universe is trying to tell you!
As you’re doing this work and setting your intentions, here are some helpful questions you can think about, for example; Ask for what you are choosing to come into your life? What changes would you like to see happen? What are you or should you be letting go of? How do you feel about what is happening in your life now? What do you want to release? Think about your long-term goals and your future, and what energy you’d like to create over the coming months.
Step Four: Visualize what you’re Creating Now you’re going to visualize what you have written. First get comfortable again, preferably in the same place and read what you wrote very closely. Then close your eyes and take some long deep breaths, in your nose and out your mouth. See the energy of your heart center, (that’s in the middle of your chest, not your actual pumping heart) but your spiritual heart or commonly referred to as the “Heart Chakra.”
Next, Visualize yourself in what you’re trying to create or manifest. For example; see yourself living in that new home, falling in love with a Soul-Mate, driving that new car, (just smell that new car smell!) Don’t just think about what you want, but make sure and “FEEL IT,” as if you are really experiencing what you’re visualizing. If this makes you laugh, cry, scream, or whatever, then go with it.
Step Five: Gratitude It’s very important to work on releasing what you don’t want in your life during a Full Moon, but it’s equally as important to not leave a VOID after you are done. So you need to fill that space from releasing with gratitude. Being grateful for what you have and around the work you are doing. When we focus on what it is we don’t have we are focusing on “Lack”, and that will only bring in the things we don’t want. Remember what we put our attention on is what will show up! So instead think and feel the things you are grateful for in your heart. Think about what you already have and be grateful for that. Then you will attract more of that kind of energy, which in turn brings in some better feeling stuff! Don’t be held captive by your pains and past trauma, call in the good stuff folks. Yes, you deserve something good, wonderful and amazing!
Allow the Universe to show you what path to follow over the next month, and let the Full Moons light show you the way! Hopefully, at the very least you will be put on a path towards what you truly desire, all while letting go of what you don’t need in your life anymore. It truly is a miraculous process once you learn how to work with the Moon’s energies.