October is when the Sun transits through the Air element of Libra and the Water element of Scorpio. This month Venus (love, money, beauty & female) will go retrograde on October 8th – November 17th in the sign of Scorpio (intensity, sexuality, transformation). Venus, the planetary ruler of Taurus and Libra, will also be traveling close to her partner in crime, Mars (passion, drive, energy, action & male) which is the planetary ruler of Aries and co-ruler of Scorpio, in the beginning of the month.So, this month will be highly focused on relationships, love and what we value in life. Past relationships, lovers and business partners may show up in unexpected places. Having an encounter with a past relationship doesn’t mean that person is supposed to be back in your life (but it could…). This person may be giving you an opportunity to look at how far you’ve progressed in your life thus far. Or this person may show you how you still need to let go of old wounds, hurts, and grudges that are not serving you to move forward in your life in way that is light, clean and healthy to attract what you are truly looking for. Pay attention this month to see who sends an email, calls, or who you run into at a random place. How do you feel when you see that person… Do you feel happy, excited, sad, angry, perplexed… Whatever the feeling, honor it and take the necessary steps to bring it back to a healthy place so you can move forward in life with less baggage 🙂
Check out the following important dates to put on your calendar:
October 1st-2nd – Mercury (communication, contracts & transportation), Jupiter (good luck, expansion & truth) and Uranus (innovation, rebellion, surprise, separation & freedom) are all aspecting each other to open up unexpected possibilities
October 3rd – Mercury (communication, contracts & transportation) moves into Libra (beauty, diplomacy & relationships)
October 7th – New Moon in Libra – A New Moon represents new beginnings and setting intentions for the coming months. This is also a time when you may need to let something go to make room for the new and improved coming into your life. For Libras, this is your one new moon of the year so you may want to set time aside to make a plan for the coming year. What do you want to see for the rest of 2010/2011? Write it down and then take action during the coming months to make it happen. Signs most affected by this new moon will be Libra, Aries, Cancer, and Capricorn.
October 8th – Venus (love, money & beauty) goes retrograde the sign of Scorpio (intensity, power & control). Venus goes retrograde every 18-20 months. When Venus goes retrograde you probably don’t want to get married or purchase expensive art work. Venus rules love, money and what you attract. So it’s a time to take stock of what’s important to you, your finances and your love life and make adjustments. This will mostly affect Taurus, Scorpio, Aquarius, Leo & Libra.
October 22nd – Mercury (communication, contracts & transportation) moves to Scorpio (intensity, sexuality, transformation)
October 22nd – Full Moon in Aries. A Full Moon represents energy releasing, letting go, ending and completing. A Full Moon can also mean a culmination of hard work which ends in celebration and maybe even moving into a totally unexpected direction. Signs most affected by this Full Moon will be Aries, Libra, Cancer & Capricorn.
October 23rd – Sun enters Scorpio (intensity, sexuality, transformation)
October 24th – Mars (passion, drive, energy, & action) will be in good aspect to Uranus (innovation, rebellion, surprise, separation & freedom) which will bring vitality and spontaneity to the day.
October 27th – Mars (passion, drive, energy, & action) moves to Sagittarius (adventure, truth, teacher/student, freedom, travel)
Provided below are the horoscopes for each sign, if you know your Rising/Ascendant sign, read that sign, as well as your Sun sign. To be clear, the Sun Sign forecast below is a generality. If you want specific information based on your birth chart, I am available for readings to help you have the best possible year ahead.
Libra September 23 – October 23:
Happy Birthday Libra! This looks like a pivotal month for all you Libras out there. Your ruling planet, Venus (love, money, beauty) will turn retrograde Oct 8th. You are being given an opportunity to make adjustments in relationships, finances and what you want to attract to your life. What a great birthday gift! Mars (passion, drive, energy & action) will also be dancing right next to Venus in Scorpio most of the month in your financial house. Financial opportunities that didn’t work out previously may present themselves once again for you to take another look at… Your one New Moon of the year in Libra will be on October 7th. Make sure you set time aside that day to create, compose, and construct your intentions for the coming year!
Scorpio October 24 – November 21:
Scorpio this is your month to make things happen. Your co-ruler Mars (passion, drive, energy & action) and Venus (love, money, beauty) are in your sign this month. You will have a spotlight on you attracting all sorts of opportunities and with Venus retrograde past lovers and business opportunities may present themselves once again. What will you decide this time…
Sagittarius November 22 – December 21:
October is an opportunity for you to connect with your spirit. With Mars (passion, drive, energy & action) and Venus (love, money, beauty) in your twelfth house of secrets and dreams this is great time to reconnect with those desires that you’ve put on the back burner or kept hidden even from yourself. By the end of October when the Sun moves into Scorpio you may have a new mission to carry out.
Capricorn December 22 – January 19:
Mars (passion, drive, energy & action) and Venus (love, money, beauty) are travelling through your house of friendships, networking opportunities, and what is hoped for. Sounds like a great month to get out and socialize to help move your agenda forward. With your ruling planet, Saturn (responsibility, structure, lessons) starting the month off in a serious tone, you will want to make sure you have a plan this month and not allow yourself to get distracted.
Aquarius January 20 – February 18:
This month may feel a little topsy-turvy with unpredictable activity going on in your houses of career and income. Try not to react too suddenly with changes that come your way this month because situations can change quickly. Make sure you keep a tight leash on your budget this month as well. An unexpected bill may come in and you will want to make sure you have extra to cover it.
Pisces February 19 – March 20:
The New Moon in Libra on October 7th will take place in your eighth house of intimacy, joint finances and transformation. What relationships do you need to get real with this month… Also, Venus (love, money, beauty) will be retrograde in your house of truth and legalities. Are there past issues that need to be put to rest either through the law or spiritually? Now is the time to lay the ground work to start tying up those loose ends.
Aries March 21 – April 19:
The Universe wants you to clean up your financial obligations. With Venus (love, money, beauty) retrograde in your financial house it’s time to bite the bullet and do what is necessary to clean up your finances. Venus will be retrograde until November 17th giving you more than enough time to create a plan. The New Moon in Libra on October 7th will be in your house of partnerships. Are you looking for a new relationship… Do you need to work on your current relationship… This New Moon is a great time to make your intentions known to the Universe.
Taurus April 20 – May 20:
Your planetary ruler, Venus (love, money, beauty), will be retrograde in your house of relationships until November 17th. Past and current relationships may be at the forefront for you this month. What is working… What is not working… You will want to get your relationship house in order. Work may be very intense this month as well. Pace yourself…
Gemini May 21 – June 21:
Gemini, the New Moon in Libra on October 7th is taking place in your house of true love. If you are single this is the day you will want to put out to the Universe the partner you are searching for… For those Gemini’s already is a relationship this is a time to nurture your creative energy. Do you have a creative project that you’re trying to get off the ground… Set your intentions to open up a path to bring your project to life.
Cancer June 22 – July 22:
Cancer you have Mars (passion, drive, energy & action) and Venus (love, money, beauty) in your house of self expression, creativity and romance. Venus will be retrograde and this will mark a time for you to look at past creative projects and see if any of them can be revitalized. This is also a time when you may run into past loves when you least expect. This is an opportunity for you to see how far you’ve come or not come in your journey… What an interesting month you have ahead of you filled with possibilities.
Leo July 23 – August 22:
This month may bring family to the forefront. Mars (passion, drive, energy & action) and Venus (love, money, beauty) will be creating a lot of energy in that area of your chart. With Venus retrograde it may deal with resolving past family problems. The good news this month is there may be an unexpected financial windfall that shows up at the beginning of the month.
Virgo August 23 – September 22:
Virgo this month may get off to a slow start. With conflicting activity in your house of how you earn your money could mean delays to your financial plans. Don’t be discouraged. You’ve been through so much in the last couple of years, what’s one more month… Make sure you write down the ideas that come to you in the next couple of weeks. One of these ideas can be the flash of insight that creates the final puzzle piece you’ve been looking for!
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