HOROSCOPE – OCTOBER 2017
By: Janet Amid
October is the fallen leaf, but it is a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again. Hal Borland
New Moon October 19 in Libra – Start Fresh – Begin New, Positive Habits
This months New Moon in Libra provides us with the opportunity to start fresh, a new cycle for planting the seeds of good intentions. The New Moon in the sign of Libra the archetypal sign of balance, harmony and partnerships brings forth a sense of clearing. Letting go and freeing ourselves up enough to make the necessary changes in life. Over the next few weeks or so the New Moon brings forth a need to learn, to unite with others who share our hearts desire. This period in our lives involves new techniques, balancing new perspectives/angles and obtaining harmony within out ideals.
It’s harmonious balance with the transiting planets creates a nice vortex or platform to work from. However those born under Cancer, Capricorn and Aries may feel a sense of unrest. Although wherever these planets land in your birth chart with also be affected. Nonetheless, A New Moon provides a new start for many of us. Use it wisely.
New Moon in Libra – A time to reexamine relationships, a time to reestablish ground rules. Opening your heart, create a new plan of action. Libra is about relationships. It is a sign seeking balance and harmony almost at any cost, and typically willing to please others. It has a dislike of confrontation and a strong need for maintaining peace and stability. But it is also motivated by justice and an egalitarian spirit. Venus, the ruler of Libra, conjunct the Sun brings about a sense of peace.
FULL MOON IN ARIES OCT 5, 2017 – The Full Moon in this passionate, fiery sign indicates a strong desire to reconnect with yourself, while the desire to relinquish the past is quite intense. Moving forward is the tune beating intensely in your head, the hope of a new day keeping you steady and on your journey. The Aries Full Moon though fierce in its expression, allows for personal transformation, and the willingness to let go, give way to the burning “rage” and move on to a new day. Those born under the sign of Libra, Capricorn, Cancer and Aries will experience this Full Moon even greater. Though based on your time of birth, wherever it falls into your zodiac natal chart will determine its influence.
*Not an easy month/ cycle for Cancers ( as they are ruled by the Moon), or Scorpio, Leo or Aquarius. Again much depends on where it lands in your birth charts.
Venus in Virgo till October 14– Venus does not like to be in Virgo because it feels restricted. Although a very good sign for structure, care taking, healthcare, or culinary, when it comes to romance it struggles because of its pickiness. The heart may be in the right place but actions speak louder than words. Venus in Virgo will allow us to pay attention to things we need to pay attention to. Details perhaps? As it conflicts with transiting Saturn we find ourselves feeling torn between independence/freedom and coloring inside the lines. Those born under Virgo, Pisces, Gemini and Sagittarius are most affected. However wherever Venus falls in your astrological chart based on your time of birth will determine its intensity and how it affects you personally.
Mars in Virgo till October 22 – Mars is the planet of action, activity, motivation and perseverance. When transiting in the sign of Virgo it has a tendency to be methodical, analytical, and very particular. It’s conjunction to transiting Venus lends itself in a very tidy manner. Everything we do stays within the parameters of where it should be. However those born under Pisces, Gemini, in Sagittarius may feel a bit encumbered as well as restricted. Nonetheless Mars in Virgo will help keep is organized as we prepare for the holidays ahead.
Jupiter. the planet of luck, moves into Scorpio – from October 10, 2017 through November 8, 2017.
While Jupiter is in Scorpio, emotions can be more intense. It’s all about going underneath the surface, unearthing and exploring the hidden. Transformation, learning to think before reacting. It’s also about securing ourselves financially, as a nation and as individuals. You’re on to the next adventure, learning about yourself and the inner workings of others as well as well as our social fabric, solving strange and puzzling mysteries, also making this a great year for an abundance of great mystery stories, films, novels, and characters. This is truly a nostalgic transit. Its last occurrence was from October 25, 2005 through November 24, 2016 2006. Those most affected by this transit are born under Leo, Aquarius, Taurus and Scorpio. However, where ever it falls into your zodiac chart, based on time of birth will determine its significance.
ARIES – ( March 20- April 19)- Let’s focus on Jupiter, the planet of luck, now moving in to the sign of Scorpio on October 10, 2017. As it triggers your house of monies, you may surprisingly become more aware of your preoccupation with personal security. The desire to “buckle down”, pay better attention becomes more of a priority. As with most Aries people, your heart is bigger than your wallet, so spending without hesitation is part of your personality, and your desire to indulge others. However now that Jupiter is in your area of finance, you may be more inclined to pull back. Also with both Mars and Venus in your health house, fitness becomes a huge priority as well. Getting rid of bad habits, while amending good ones.
TAURUS – ( April 20- May 20) – Partnerships, both work and play become your priority as Jupiter moves into your 7th house of relationships. Your desire to “do it all” is clearly indicated, and sometimes may cause you to feel overwhelmed by personal responsibility. It’s time to regroup while, also getting yourself back on track financially. . Also, a good time to invest in some creative endeavors with both Venus and Mars falling into your 5th house of fun..
GEMINI ( May 21- June 20) – With so much activity, mars and Venus, taking place in your area of home, and as your desire to seek more perfection becomes clearer in time you see yourself more constructive, and more willing to take on tasks that have been neglected. Also, with transiting Jupiter making its way into your area of health and responsibilities, be aware of a shift in your diet. Pay close attention to weight gain or loss. However, this can be a good period in which to regain yourself fitness-wise. Paying better attention and getting rid of old patterns/habits can be your mantra for the year.
CANCER -( June 21 – July 20)- It’s all about beautifying, creating something spectacular out of your immediate surroundings with this Matters of the heart, new or existing is clearly the focus for the next year or so as Jupiter, the planet of luck, sheds a bright light on personal connections. Relationships, may be going through a shift as you begin to sift through various issues surrounding each one individually. It’s all about you actually taking the time to do what you do best, and that is to create and nurture whatever comes your way. Also, both Venus and Mars in your area of chat, could be triggering a need to weigh your words. A good time to see out family connections.
LEO -( July 22 – Aug 22)- With Jupiter, entering your area of home on the 10th, the needs for personal space becomes more apparent. In addition, this can and will be a good year to move, make changes in your home, beautify or just do something out of the ordinary. Also, money matters specifically with regards to others, may be unpredictable at this time, as Mars and Venus transit your area of personal gain. Better to be safe than sorry.
VIRGO – ( Aug 23- Sept 22)- With, Mars, and Venus now transiting your own sign, you may feel slightly empowered. In addition to al of this, your area of chat is amplified this year as Jupiter moves into your 3rd house. Travel becomes more of a stronger priority, the desire to just “get up and go” though out of character seems fitting at this time. Realize that as with everything this can be tempered, however you may see yourself stepping out of the box in to a new realm.
LIBRA – ( Sept 23- Oct 22)- Jupiter entering your money house in October can be productive, depending on how you work with it, as it allows you to initiate better spending habits,while taking more time to focus on financial priorities. It’s a good, solid transit for future preparation. Also, with transiting Mars and Venus in your area of thought, you may feel a sudden urge to purge yourself of old habits, as well as mental clutter than has been holding you back. A great period to tap into your higher self. Focus on your intuition.
SCORPIO – ( Oct 23- Nov 21) – Now that Jupiter is getting ready to move into your own sign, it’s time to release old habits and create better ones. In addition, this is the time when you pay better attention to your body signals. . Whether improvements needs to be made, this cycle allows you to initiate changes that must be made. It also introduces a new, fresh beginning, a 12 year cycle, last occurrence was in 2005. In addition, now that Mars and Venus are transiting your area of groups & friendships, you may be more inclined to socialize ,
SAGITTARIUS – ( Nov 22- DEC 20) – It is often said, that “Life can be understood backwards, and with Jupiter, your ruler transiting that hidden, quiet are of your chart, the subconscious, you may be feel more inclined to close the door, and venture into that new phase of your life. It’s all about healing and focusing on your given priorities while also reassessing your life. Family, as always at the top of your list, are also indicated during this transit. Setting healthy limits.
CAPRICORN -( DEC 21- Jan 19) – With Jupiter moving into Scorpio, you may finally feel that you are in your element. Your career becomes a your grounding place. You may feel inspired to climb higher, to venture and seek out. Also, money related issues that have plagued you within the last year or so seem to magically balance out. So yes, this is the year for Capricorns.
AQUARIUS – ( Jan 20- Feb 18)- Recognition is yours for the asking as the Jupiter hovering over the Zenith part of your chart, your career brings to light a sense of ease. While transiting Venus and Mars in your money house brings more of an effort on your part where spending is concerned. Maybe during this cycle you may want to take time out for a a personal inventory.
PISCES – ( Feb 19 – March 19 )- So much activity, Venus and Mars, occurring in your area of home, you may see yourself craving some personal space. However as with most Pisces, it’s all about self sacrifice. Also, money matters, specifically with regards to others, may be unpredictable at this time. Better to be safe than sorry. Cautious than frivolous.