The Low-Down on the Far-Out

Full Moon in Aries, October 2017

Chart for the Full Moon in Aries
Chart for the Full Moon in Aries

At the center of your being
you have the answer;
you know who you are
and you know what you want.
~ Lao Tzu

Oct.05 – FULL MOON in ARIES (12:42 of Aries)

It's been said that a Libra is really just a polite Aries. Which is pretty hilarious, since they are as different as chalk and cheese on the surface.

Libra is known for being kind, diplomatic, graceful, and looking to bring harmony to conflict and chaos.

Aries, on the other hand, is more known for being abrupt, direct, pushy, and actually enjoys conflict and chaos, to the point that they may instigate it in order to break up the boredom.

Libra is often focused on others, whereas Aries is often known for being focused on one's own wants and desires. Libra is "we are" – Aries is "I am." Aries can seem selfish, while Libra seems selfless. Aries is about action – Libra about response (reaction).

And yet, opposite signs are like mirror images—similar yet different. As with the Yin-Yang symbol, each contains the seed of the other.

Decorated Yin Yang symbol

So, although Libra is often attentive to the needs and feelings of others, the other side of this altruistic motive tends to be a need to find balance that will remedy the disharmony in one's own life. Libra's seemingly selfless disposition still contains a self-serving aspect.

There's nothing wrong with that. However, if this takes on a secret agenda that masks a selfish aim, then that yin-yang balance becomes more like a zig-zag of hidden motives (and possibly blurring the boundary into Scorpio's territory).

If you're always making others the priority, you're probably neglecting your own needs and not being who you are. And if you're not being who you are as an independent person, then you're missing a big part of what it is to be alive.

This is one of the lessons that the sign of Aries has to teach us. Even though the self-oriented Aries might seem selfish compared to the other-focused Libra, you have to put "me first" at least some of the time or there won't be a "me" to do anything for anyone else either. That airline safety speech to "put your own oxygen mask on first" isn't just for show, it's solid, practical advice that goes beyond airplane emergencies.

So, the Libra Yin inside the Aries Yang is that by ensuring that you maintain a healthy, functioning, robust self—physically, psychologically, emotionally, spiritually—you make yourself more capable of participating in and contributing to the world around you.

Freeing yourself was one thing,
claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
~ Toni Morrison, Beloved

The Full Moon in Aries consists of the Sun in Libra being opposite to the Moon in Aries. By aligning across the Aries-Libra axis, the Aries Moon completes the balance that the Libra Sun seeks. The Sun asks, "What can we do to be more balanced and happy?" and the Moon answers, "Start with yourself. Embrace your wants. Follow your impulses. Assert who you are."

Pluto, lurking around the corner, overhears them and whispers, "If you think it's going to be that simple then I have a secret to share with you – you'll have to go a lot deeper than that to find the stuff that really matters."

T-square in Cardinal Signs

Pluto is in square aspect (90°) to the Sun and Moon, forming a T-square aspect pattern. That means that while the Sun and Moon are busy trying to find that balance, Pluto comes along and complicates everything with yet another issue to deal with.

In this case, Pluto urges the Libra Sun within us to probe deeper into our inner motives. How much of our concern for others is really just a way of making us more comfortable while witnessing their struggles? It's hard to watch someone else tangled up in problems, and our reaction is often to try and "fix" them. But is that what the person really needs, or is that what will make us feel better?

Pluto also challenges the Aries Moon within us to question the authenticity of our motives and actions. Are we acting out of noble intentions for the greater good, or are we only looking to be the hero in someone else's story? Are we trying to impose our own solution, or help the other person find their own solution that's right for them?

Pluto's caution is that if we're not vigilant about what drives our choices and actions, we run the risk of trying to control the situation for our own ends. And even if we're convinced that this is in the other person's best interest, it might not be the best way to deal with the situation in the long run.

Everything that irritates us about others
can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
~ C.G. Jung

Mercury is conjunct the Sun, opposite the Moon, and also squared by Pluto, making it part of that T-square. Mercury's role in this is to remind us that it all begins with awareness. You can't achieve what you don't perceive. If your actions are driven by a different motive than what you think, then both you and the other person could get blindsided by whatever is hiding in your blind spot.

Since Mercury is also communication, we are cautioned to listen to the words we speak to get clues about subtle differences between what we think we're doing and how it might seem to the other person.

This T-square can be a force for good when we wield our power, strength and ability to direct circumstances in a way that serves a purpose greater than ourselves more than our own ego. The trick is that when we are seized by inspiration and wanting to fight for a cause, what our ego gets out of it (playing the hero, conquering uncertainty, etc) can get projected onto the greater cause. Self-serving rationalization can block our clear perception of what is really going on, so this T-square can be an opportunity to reveal what lies beneath the surface of what we acknowledge.

Therefore, it's a good time to have a conversation between what you are trying to do and what you hope to get out of it. Being honest with yourself may show that there is more going on than you realize, and that it can make a big difference in whether you truly succeed in your aims or not.

The dance between darkness and light will always remain— the stars and the moon will always need the darkness to be seen, the darkness will just not be worth having without the moon and the stars.
~ C. JoyBell C.

Mars is the planetary ruler of Aries and therefore the ruler of the Full Moon. Whatever Mars is up to will spill over into the Full Moon energy. Mars is currently in Virgo, which could make him impatiently cranky, annoyingly analytical, and determined to be a perfect perfectionist. Perhaps not your best plus-one at a party.

Currently in service-oriented Virgo, Mars is a champion in need of patron. When Mars can dedicate himself to something or someone, especially one he feels is worthy of his talents, he is a happy camper. But if he feels undervalued, underutilized or unchallenged, or if his only mission is to defend ego insecurities, he is likely to become overbearing, as he obsessively nit-picks everything around him that falls short of excellence.

Mars is EXACTLY conjunct Venus. (Okay okay, they're a teensy weensy 3 minutes of arc apart—are you happy now, Mars??) Venus came up and gave him a hug just 1 hour and 47 minutes (in clock time) before the Full Moon bell rang.

In addition, Venus and Mars are tightly parallel by declination (5:30 and 5:19 North, respectively), reaching exact parallel the next day. This crystalizes their conjunction energy even more.

This is a somewhat rare aspect that can be up to 2 years between conjunctions. The last conjunction was Nov.02.2015 and the next one will be Aug.24.2019. (For an excellent in-depth look at the Venus-Mars cycles, check out Michele Finey's The Sacred Dance of Venus and Mars.)

Since Venus rules Libra and Mars rules Aries, their conjunction echoes the Sun-Moon opposition in those signs. It brings together the polarity of opposite signs and gives them a job to do: Find that balance point between Self and Other, between Me and We, between Action and Reaction.

T-square in Mutable Signs

Saturn squares Venus and Mars (90°), which underscores the importance of that practical element already demanded by Virgo. And yet, with Saturn still in Sagittarius, there needs to be a higher purpose or a noble context within which to establish that fine-tuned balance.

Chiron opposes Venus and Mars (180°), and combined with Saturn they all form a T-square in Mutable signs. Chiron's contribution suggests that a less conventional approach might be better. Chiron also brings in the need for healing on multiple levels: physical, social, emotional, psychological and spiritual.

The most painful thing is losing yourself
in the process of loving someone too much,
and forgetting that you are special too.
~ Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

Venus and Mars are the quintessential symbols of relationship, interaction, love, romance and intimate connection. As a result, relationships of all kinds could show up in the Full Moon's spotlight. Since these two planets are in conjunction, a new relationship of some kind is one possibility, or perhaps the need for a fresh approach to an old issue in a current relationship.

Relationships in general may involve a theme about how you can form a close connection without becoming enmeshed or scraping against each other's ancient bruises. This might require a negotiation about where and how to set boundaries that are flexible enough to allow the relationship to breathe, yet firm enough to avoid suffocation.

With so much idealization and high expectations involved (Pisces, Saturn, Sagittarius, Virgo), there is a need to bring out the best in each other without just giving away your power. Keeping your better principles in mind when you choose how to respond will help both of you get through some tricky territory without making things worse.

The Venus-Mars conjunction is in precision-obsessed Virgo, so it could take a bit of fine-tuning to get the optimal balance between these opposites. You might need to do a bit of trial-and-error, going back and forth between sticking with your own priorities and compromising with the other person's, before you settle on a middle ground that you can both live with.

This Virgo factor also harkens back to the New Moon in Virgo (Sep.20) that gave birth to this lunar cycle that reaches fruition in Aries. That puts a pragmatic spin on that search for balance, which needs to work not just in principle or to satisfy external standards, but also in the real world, in the day-to-day situations and circumstances, and in our fundamental interactions with others.

Catch the life with the agility of a dog trying to get a hold of the flying Frisbee!
~ Mehmet Murat ildan

With two T-square aspect patterns in the Full Moon chart, the energy be pretty powerful and likely stressful. One T-square is in Cardinal signs – Sun/Mercury opposite Moon, squared by Pluto. The objective here is to initiate movement toward a new goal, take on a project, identify a destination you want to aim for. It is a time to look beyond your current circumstances and project what you want in the future and how you can get from here to there, from now to then.

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The other is a Mutable T-square – Venus/Mars opposite Chiron, squared by Saturn. The challenge with Mutable is flexibility, adaptability and forming the ability to synthesize a variety of information, circumstances, speculation and experiences into a cohesive perspective. In other words, be willing to learn and embrace something new that emerges out of what has come before.

However, there are no planets in Fixed signs, which suggests a couple of things. One is that this is a time of change, calibration, intention and aspiration. It is not a time to put down roots and cling to what is, especially if it's not working very well. Rather, this is a time to envision what you really want, what could be, what needs to be. Fire up your sense of adventure, gather your courage and reach out to make what is better.

The other thing is that a time of change doesn't mean you should let chaos reign. Circumstances, rules, ultimatums and "because I said so" aren't quite going to cut it when you need something familiar to hold onto. Instead, you will need to find stability in something more abstract, like principles that can be applied a bit differently in different situations, even though the essence is the same. Or a connection to something greater than yourself, whether that is God or group consciousness. It is a time when you may need to separate the spirit of something from the thing that previously gave it form.

Jupiter and Uranus are now finishing their final opposition pass (Sep.28), and their combined energy will continue to play out for the rest of the month. Both of these planets are strongly cerebral, spiritual, conceptual and experiential. This underscores the need to find your Fixed stability in something other than ordered predictability, but rather in focusing your intentions, dreams and passions through a belief in the best of human nature. The best of your human nature.

We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves
to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection
that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection.
~ Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be
and Embrace Who You Are

Oct.05 – Venus conjunct Mars (19:12 of Virgo)  (Oct.06 in AU)

Diplomacy and harmony combine with forcefulness and enthusiasm under this transit. How you experience the results will depend in part on which you value more – winning (Mars dominant) or resolution (Venus dominant). One possibility is being able to negotiate agreements with others in assertive ways; another possibility is being able to confront others with gentleness and diplomacy. The courage to act could become either blunted or enhanced by an increased sensitivity to how your actions could affect others. Your ability to negotiate a diplomatic solution to a problem might be sabotaged by impatience, frustration or too much directness – or that same forcefulness might help by keeping things from getting bogging down or by injecting an infectious enthusiasm to the discussion. Although the effects could look very different in various situations, the best results will likely be found by using the best of both of these opposite energies.

Oct.08 – Venus square Saturn (22:42 of Virgo/Sagittarius)

Finances, relationships, social contacts and/or pleasures may seem blocked or require extra effort right now. Manifesting your desires may require added hard work, but this struggle could also bring you closer to your goals. It may feel like there is a huge rock blocking your path that keeps you from fulfilling your heart's desire. It may be necessary to face some difficult aspect of your situation before it is possible to know how to proceed. This is ultimately a problem to be solved by confronting that which is unrealistic, unworkable, or just not in your best interest. This can also be a time when you arrive at a crossroads and must make some firm choices, or when circumstances might force you to change your direction. This transit can make your choice clear, although it might not be the one you hoped for.

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Oct.08 – Sun conjunct Mercury Direct (15:45 of Libra)  (Oct.09 in AU)

During this transit, your sense of self and purpose can become merged with what you think, perceive and say. On one hand, this can make for an easy flow of ideas and communication from inside your brain to the external world. It can also increase your perceptions and observations of the world, as you file it all away in your internal database. On the other hand, you may find yourself a bit tongue-tied, as it could be hard to separate your sense of self from your perceptions and ideas enough to find the words to adequately express them. In that case, just observe and go with the flow; the words will come later. It can also be a time when it's not easy to be objective, especially about yourself and how you bring yourself to the world around you. It's like your Being automatically expresses and sets into motion the things you think, perceive and want to say. This can help you to feel like your sense of self is shining effortlessly, but if your thoughts and perceptions are in conflict with other parts of you (e.g., emotions, needs, objectivity) then it might become a time when you act a little too quickly with blinders on. Strive for balance and self-honesty before you act.

Oct.09 – Saturn trine North Lunar Node (22:45 of Sagittarius/Leo)  (Oct.08 in HAST, AKDT, PDT, MDT, CDT)  ("What's a Lunar Node?")

For a week or so before and after today, you may find it a bit easier to do what must be done, even if that feels daunting, exhausting or impossible. This transit can inspire the discipline required to make something positive happen, to stop something negative from continuing or to prevent something counter-productive from taking hold. It is a good time to bring together what you're striving for with what you are capable of doing to make that happen. At worst, it might feel like your vision has lost a bit of its lustre, as it becomes framed in realism. On one hand, that might mean your vision isn't what you'd hoped after all. On the other hand, you might just be seeing more clearly the reality of what it will take to manifest it, but that doesn't necessarily mean it won't be worth the effort. It's up to you to decide which is which.

Oct.09 – Mercury square Pluto (16:52 of Libra/Capricorn)

You are faced now with a challenge to empower your communication and perceptions, although this may not come easily. It could involve having to face some rather difficult truths that might be a bit disturbing or hard to accept. However in doing so, you gain a deeper understanding and acceptance of yourself, your situation and your role within it. Obsessive or persistent thoughts that are morbid or paranoid are possible, which could be helped by finding something more positive to focus on or a creative outlet. Communication (from others or yourself or both) could be intense, intimidating or even downright damaging, since it may be tempting to get caught up in power struggles and domination. But communication can also be used now to heal, by cutting through hypocrisy and insincerity in order to reach a deeper authenticity and truth – like lancing a boil so that healing can take place.

Oct.09 – Sun square Pluto (16:53 of Libra/Capricorn)  (Oct.10 in UK, AU)

This can be a challenging time, when your sense of purpose, identity and direction may feel blocked, overpowered or regulated by forces beyond your control. You may find yourself confronted by difficult situations or people, requiring that you rally an unusually strong show of power to keep from feeling powerless or overwhelmed. The trick is to center yourself in empowerment rather than simple power – that means your power comes from within yourself rather than from controlling people and situations outside of yourself. You might find yourself involved in power struggles or abandonment, either in the present or stirred up from the past. You might be forced to let go of your attachment to something or someone due to circumstances beyond your control. However, this can also be a time when you reach inside yourself and find you have more strength than you thought you did. Adversity may inspire new assertiveness and purpose in you – empowerment born of conflict and struggle.

Oct.10 – Jupiter enters Scorpio (until Nov.08.2018)  (Oct.11 in AU)

The planet of truth seeking, exploration and expansion mixes energies with the sign of intensity, transformation and the occult. While Jupiter is in Scorpio, we aren't just looking for a higher truth, we seek cosmic understanding that penetrates far below the surface as well.

Under this transit, you have access to increased ability to explore your depths and shine a light into the darkness of the psychological Shadow (the stuff that we hide in the "basement" because we don't want to or know how to face it). When we start to look into our Shadow, the issues we see often seem to become worse rather than better. That's usually because once you start to see those issues up close, they're more accessible and come to the surface more easily. The idea is to keep moving through your exploration of those issues, so that the dark unknown gradually transforms into illuminated awareness and understanding.

While Jupiter is in Scorpio you have the chance to reach for a more profound truth about the depths of human nature and who you are underneath the surface smiles and outer personality. Jupiter's confidence can give you the courage and wisdom to explore the dark corners of the unknown without getting completely lost in there. Be careful of leaning toward extremes, where either Jupiter's optimism tries to make light of the truly serious aspects of human experience, or where Jupiter becomes so entranced by the Scorpio depths that it can't find its way back to the light again.

At its best, this transit can create a healthy balance between Jupiter's ability to see the best in people with Scorpio's willingness to acknowledge and face the worst.

Oct.10 – Venus opposite Chiron (25:36 of Virgo/Pisces)

You may be extra sensitive to other people's suffering, struggles or dilemmas under this transit. Your own ongoing issues in relationships or finances may undergo a kind of "healing crisis" in which you endure increased problems and must use extra tolerance, compromise or negotiation to keep things from collapsing into a worse state. At the same time, you may be able to reach a new level of acceptance and peace – not necessarily by solving the problems, but by letting go of the struggles that are not as important as you thought and by making the best of the ones that are left. Other people or outside circumstances may give you a push in this direction, which might feel at first like old wounds are being opened up. But this is an opportunity to find new ways to bring healing and balance to old problems, especially using tolerance, compromise and acceptance.

Oct.11 – Mars square Saturn (22:55 of Virgo/Sagittarius)  (Oct.12 in AU)

The impulsive forward action of Mars meets the serious structure of Saturn. The resulting friction can often generate considerable heat in the form of frustration, argument, conflict and stress – but also productivity and results for hard work. Your efforts may seem thwarted and your actions blocked at every turn. Your sensitivity to problems with authority figures can be especially high, as well as your sensitivity to others not cooperating with your own role as an authority figure. The youthful, free spirit in you is somehow required to deal with the serious, responsible, cautious side of you, and a power struggle between the two energies can easily result. If one side wins out over the other, either depression and guilt or rebellion and obsession may result.

However, you are not without power or ability! This friction can also be put to use in very productive ways. Your energy, desire and goals can be made manifest and concrete – even if possibly forced by circumstance. Obstacles can strengthen us, if we work with them instead of just fighting against them. To minimise interpersonal problems, remember that assertiveness is important, but aggression or rigidity will usually only get the other person's back up. You may find yourself in a situation where you must defend or assert your personal boundaries. Or, you might find it difficult to comply with someone else's boundaries. If the heat from this transit starts to overwhelm you, take some time out, find a safe (perhaps creative?) outlet to vent your feelings, and then find a new way to approach the problem.

Oct.12 – Mercury sextile North Lunar Node (22:34 of Libra/Leo)  (Oct.13 in AU)  ("What's a Lunar Node?")

You may be more perceptive and observant than usual during this transit. You could find the right words to communicate a little easier, or you might simply find that things make a little more sense. It can be a good time to write that letter, ask that question, make that call, when you feel you are in focus to move forward. The only caution is to be careful not to focus on what you want so strongly that you can't see what's really there, or to try to force the situation to be what you want it to be.

Oct.12 – Mercury sextile Saturn (23:01 of Libra/Sagittarius)  (Oct.13 in ADT, NDT, UK, AU)

It can be easier to take a logical, practical approach to problem-solving and decisions now. It's a good time to make plans and work out the logistics of how you're going to get from "here" to "there" in pursuing your ambitions. Or, you may find it's time to bring closure to finished goals, by distilling and systemizing what you've learned in the past several months. This will probably require a bit of effort on your part to make it happen, but the opportunity is there if you choose to take it. This transit can bring mental stability and the ability to apply your mental focus in a practical and grounded way. It may be easier to see things realistically and objectively. Creative energy can become productive and rewarding, if you use it methodically or logically.


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Oct.14 – Venus enters Libra (until Nov.07)

Venus glides like a graceful model through her own sign of Libra, giving you the opportunity to expand your interactive style, cultivate diplomacy, beautify your surroundings, schmooze with social connections, and discover a new fashion statement. Find something beautiful, balanced or harmonious to appreciate or do during this time. You might consider visiting an art gallery, or watch a romantic movie, or listen to music that moves you into a peaceful place inside. You might feel drawn to going shopping for beautiful clothes or items to decorate your home. It can also be a good time to negotiate agreements with people, in a way that is fair and is focused on a win-win solution. Do something to celebrate, express and discover your inner and/or outer beauty. Find new ways to balance your own interests with those of others, which generates good will and harmony.

Oct.15 – Mercury opposite Uranus (26:42 of Libra/Aries)  (Oct.14 in HAST, AKDT)

This is a wakeup call! You are asked to open your mind so that you can see something about your life, yourself or your situation that has eluded you until now. It might be a shocking revelation that changes your whole perspective...or it might also be a delightful surprise that adds a new dimension you hadn't thought of. However it manifests, you are in a position to see your situation more clearly and objectively – although this can also make it seem like this energy is outside of you and happening TO you. However, if you look closely inside yourself, you may see thoughts, perceptions and impressions that correspond to the external events and participate in the interchange. Emails, Internet chats, and interaction with technology may be part of this transit as well. Communication may be a bit erratic or unpredictable, so be careful not to speak thoughtlessly or carelessly. However, you may find that words and perceptions come to you intuitively and spontaneously.

Mercury and Uranus were exactly contraparallel the day before this transit (Oct.14). That means they were the same distance from the equator by declination, except that Uranus was North of the equator and Mercury was South, with the Earth aligned exactly between them. The contraparallel adds extra emphasis and energy to the Mercury-Uranus opposition. Therefore, expect that the effects of their opposition will be more intense, exciting and "interesting" than usual!

Oct.15 – Mars opposite Chiron (25:25 of Virgo/Pisces)

Your efforts and physical/emotional/mental energy may struggle with fundamental limitations and latent imperfections under this transit. Weakness or chronic problems in health may flare up now, especially if you are under a lot of stress. It will help to do whatever is necessary to support and take care of yourself. You may find it works better to minimize or prevent deterioration, rather than to attempt a complete cure of whatever ails you. Emotional health may also be affected, bringing out latent issues related to anger, sexuality, assertiveness or courage. This is a time when you can probably see all these problem areas more clearly, and as a result it can seem like they are getting worse. While this may or may not actually be true, you are in a position to respond to these issues in a different way now – precisely because you are able to see the nature of the problems more objectively and clearly. So don't allow yourself to just be intimidated by difficult experiences you might have now; use them to take steps toward a new well-being.

Oct.15 – Sun sextile North Lunar Node (22:35 of Libra/Leo)  (Oct.16 in AU)  ("What's a Lunar Node?")

This can be a feel-good time when you feel like you're on your game. Your sense of purpose and direction feel like they're flowing just right. Opportunities may present themselves and you are in a good position to recognize them and know how to make them work to your advantage. Even if you encounter difficulties, you are likely to be more confident in approaching them and therefore better able to find effective solutions. Pay attention to people who cross your path for 2-3 days around this time, since they could offer resources, support or connections that could be helpful. Just be careful that you don't resort to manipulation to make things happy your way. If you have to force something to work then maybe there's a better solution.

Oct.16 – Sun sextile Saturn (23:16 of Libra/Sagittarius)

You have an opportunity now to make some progress in obtaining results in your projects, career, ambitions and creative expression. It is possible to tap into a disciplined mindset, which can be used to take some steps toward goals that you're trying to manifest. You are surrounded by potential to achieve this, although it will not simply be handed to you – you will still have to work for it. Your mind and purpose are likely to be clear and strong now, enabling you to be decisive and productive. Leadership, management and organizing abilities are potentially high right now. Asserting your authority in a situation that calls for it can be done successfully, as long as you don't let yourself become rigid or bossy. It can be a good time to learn or practice new skills, or to apply yourself to any kind of serious study. It is also a time when you could formulate some solid plans for future projects or make some progress with current undertakings. Make the most of it!

Oct.17 – Mercury enters Scorpio (until Nov.05)  (Oct.16 in HAST, AKDT)

Cunning communication and insight are at their peak, as Mercury skulks through Scorpio. It's a time for unearthing secrets and delving deeply into the psychological Shadow (Carl Jung's term for the unconscious parts of ourselves that we don't want to or know how to face). There is opportunity for healing and grounding now, but you may have to resist the temptation to manipulate others to control that process. Your awareness of the undercurrents around you could be increased...or you might stir up those undercurrents in others without intending to, by blurting things out in a blunt or harsh way. This transit presents an opportunity to learn new ways to wield words with the skill of a surgeon – to heal and remove what is toxic, not to wound or retaliate. Use it wisely. If you are not crystal clear with yourself about your motives and feelings when communicating with others, your unconscious or hidden agendas could seep through and cause hurt when that was not your intention.

Oct.18 – Mercury conjunct Jupiter (01:41 of Scorpio)  (Oct.17 in HAST)

This aspect can make you quite talkative and your mind flooded with ideas. Be careful you don't blurt out any secrets! Your stream of consciousness ideas can flow abundantly right now with optimism and visionary possibilities. Write down your best ideas for later development, since you may be having too much fun playing with ideas, to stop and make them manifest. Basic perceptions and simple communication can provide food for thought that feeds your greater understanding and philosophical insight. Your point of view expands to identify opportunities, possibilities and the broader implications of what is happening around you. You might get a flash of vision, insight and inspiration. You could be called upon to form an opinion, consider a different viewpoint, expand your knowledge, or make a judgement call. Your conscious awareness is open to spiritual experiences right now.

Next Update:  NEW MOON in LIBRA. Available by October 19, 2017.

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