The Sun is in the sign of Scorpio. On November 22, the Sun will enter Sagittarius.
Mars in Gemini began a retrograde cycle on October 30th and will go direct on January 12th, 2023.
Mars relates to personal will and the drive to take action. The retrograde cycle creates the opportunity to reflect upon ideas and to process information that triggers growth. Introspection is essential to determine the actions needed to make ideas a reality. Think before acting impulsively.
Mars continues to square Neptune in Pisces this month. The energy calls for actively listening to inner guidance in order to avoid delusion, low energy, or lack of conscious awareness.
In addition, Jupiter in Aries began a retrograde cycle and moved to the sign of Pisces on October 28th. Jupiter will go direct on November 23 and move into Aries on December 20th. Jupiter squares Mars, inspiring individuals to answer the question: How will my words and actions support compassion and new possibilities in the future?
Scorpio is a fixed water sign co-ruled by the planets Pluto (modern ruler) and Mars (classical ruler). Scorpio has a sustained emotional intensity. It possesses a probing quality and an air of hidden power. There is an interest in what lies below the surface of the conscious mind.
In light of this, Scorpio desires to uncover the unconscious. Scorpio aims to live in the present moment, unencumbered by the past. With honesty and psychoanalytic instincts, Scorpio motivates individuals to face their truths.
To work with this energy, honor emotions and engage in healing therapies that release past hurts. This process will help clarify the path to happiness. On an intimate level, Scorpio desires intense emotional bonds, deep communion, and trust. It asks individuals to stand naked in their truth and to gaze into the eyes of another. Scorpio cultivates sacred sexual healing. It dives deep into the waters of the soma, psyche, and soul and emerges with wisdom and power.
Full Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in Taurus
On November 8th, a Full Moon, a Total Lunar Eclipse, occurs at 16 degrees and zero minutes in the earth sign Taurus at 6:02 a.m., EST. The Lunar Eclipse is powerful and creates great potential for change.
During this Full Moon, the Moon is conjunct Uranus and the North Node, all in the sign of Taurus. It is also in opposition to Mercury, Venus, and the South Node, all in Scorpio. The energy inspires entering into a state of serenity and gratitude. Listen carefully to instinctual signals and the sudden insight arising from the heart. Furthermore, honest conversations within relationships can inspire practical solutions that support healing karma.
New Moon in Sagittarius
On November 23rd, a New Moon occurs at 1 degree and 37 minutes in the fire sign Sagittarius at 5:57 p.m. EST. Sagittarius inspires breaking out of set routines and the discovery of the meaning and purpose of life.
Jupiter is sextile Pluto on this New Moon. The energy inspires individuals to believe in their ability to transform, broaden their horizons, and create their destinies.
The Sun is in the sign of Libra. On October 23rd, the Sun will enter Scorpio.
This month Mars in Gemini is square Neptune in Pisces. The energetic pattern may create tension regarding having the courage to express and commit to spiritual ideals. Individuals are encouraged to adhere to their spiritual beliefs, express themselves truthfully, and remain open-minded to the spiritual views of others.
Venus in Libra is trine Saturn in Aquarius. Venus inspires harmonious relationships. The trine with Saturn enhances the development of serious, loving relationships that honor individuality and personal truth.
Libra is a cardinal air sign ruled by the planet Venus. It inspires peace, loving relationships, a love of arts, and a strong sense of aesthetics. Libra helps the nervous system maintain equilibrium. It seeks harmony and can see the beauty in polarity and paradox.
At the heart of Libra is love. The cultivation of loving relationships and soulful friendships are Libra’s domain. Furthermore, loving energy soothes the soul and helps restore balance. Libra energy calls individuals to take a deep breath and move into love. Embodying this loving energy can create synchronistic experiences that attract soul friends and lovers. On an intimate level, Libra stimulates a desire for long-term committed relationships. In traditional terms, it is the idea of marriage and relationships built on equality, values, love, trust, and an ever-evolving healing union.
To activate Libra energy, relax and enjoy artistic outlets. Listen to music. Dance like no one is watching. Look at a beautiful sunset or a beautiful painting and let the beauty of the image inspire the relaxation response. Enjoy a loving experience with a close friend.
Full Moon in Aries
On October 9th, a Full Moon occurs at 16 degrees and 32 minutes in the fire sign Aries at 4:54 p.m., EDT. Aries energy is courageous, seeks adventure, and provides the strength to face stress or fear. It ignites the fierceness to stand up for what you believe in and walk “the Warrior’s path.”
During this Full Moon, the Moon is opposing Venus in Libra. The energy inspires creating balance and cooperation between individual needs and the needs of loved ones. It’s a time to forgive and let love flow. On each Full Moon, let go of the past and practice gratitude.
New Moon Solar Eclipse in Scorpio
On October 25th, a New Moon, Partial Solar Eclipse, occurs at 2 degrees and zero minutes in the water sign Scorpio at 6:48 a.m., EDT. The Eclipse can intensify the energy of Scorpio and inspire new beginnings. It is a powerful time to set intentions and take action toward goals. The Scorpionic energy of this New Moon motivates individuals to face personal truths and heal psychological wounds. It also sparks interest in healing issues regarding intimacy. Venus in Scorpio is conjunct the Moon, making it an excellent time to practice Tantra and Pranayama (breathing exercises) within relationships. These practices can help couples relax, create intimate healing experiences, release stuck energy, and inspire transformation and spiritual alignment.
Happy Birthday, Virgo and Libra!
The Sun is in the sign of Virgo. On September 22nd, the autumnal equinox marks the beginning of fall as the Sun enters Libra. On September 3rd, Mercury in Libra opposes Jupiter in Aries. The polarity created from these planets gives individuals the grace and confidence to express their opinions. However, broadening the mind and understanding different points of view is essential.
Mercury will go retrograde on September 9th and go direct on October 2nd. Anything involving communication, the exchange of information, or technology issues can become disrupted. Individuals may use the retrograde period to reflect upon the past and plan for the future.
With Saturn in Aquarius squaring both Uranus in Taurus and the nodal axis, individuals may reflect upon integrating traditional views with unconventional ideas. To ease tension, clarify personal value systems, reflect upon thoughts regarding body autonomy, and strive to live in greater harmony with nature. As a collective, karmic lessons regarding these themes may arise.
Virgo is a mutable earth sign ruled by the planet Mercury. It supports a healthy lifestyle, attention to detail, and humility. Virgo inspires radical self-acceptance and finding work that resonates with the soul.
Virgo calls individuals to honestly evaluate the reality of any situation and strive to create the ideal. Virgo purifies and, with great precision, performs the work to achieve improvement. To that end, Virgo seeks perfection, which drives a desire to grow, evolve, and change. However, perfection is not the goal. Virgo engages in self-analysis to achieve a personal best. Let acceptance of the present moment and self-love guide the process of evolution.
Beyond self-improvement, Virgo inspires mastering meaningful and helpful skills. In turn, these skills will lead to fulfilling work that serves others. Service ignites soul evolution and is an evolutionary aim for Virgo.
To activate Virgo energy, study with experienced teachers, polish skills, get certified, and share wisdom teachings. Prioritize daily wellness routines. Offer the gift of a soulful service to the world.
Full Moon in Pisces
On September 10th, a Full Moon occurs at 17 degrees and 41 minutes in the water sign Pisces at 5:59 a.m., EDT. Pisces inspirestranscendence, imagination, compassion, spirituality, and the exploration of consciousness.
During this Full Moon, the Moon sextiles the North Node in Taurus and trines the South Node in Scorpio, which supports healing karma and soul evolution. Meditation will enhance psychic sensitivity and intuitive insight. Breathwork and yoga will ground the body. On each Full Moon, let go of the past and practice forgiveness and gratitude.
New Moon in Libra
On September 25th, a New Moon occurs at 2 degrees and 48 minutes in the air sign Libra at 5:54 p.m., EDT. Libra inspires serenity, balance, and the ability to maintain equilibrium. Loving relationships, arts, and aesthetic beauty are core values.
During this New Moon, Mercury in Virgo is conjunct Venus in Virgo. This energy inspires beautiful language skills and artistic expression. It is an excellent time to set New Moon intentions toward the cultivation of loving relationships and creative pursuits.
Alexa Lane: Alexa Lane is a best-selling Author, Evolutionary Astrologer, and Reiki Master. Readers can personalize these themes by finding the signs and points on their Astrological natal charts. For more details on Full & New Moon Manifestation, download a free guide at Alexalane.com/moon-manifestation. Connect at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit AlexaLane.com