Slow start or twist to your morning commute? The Cancer Moon was void as of 10:35PM ET on Sunday. It did not fully engage in Leo until 10:48AM ET. Over in Europe, flights were cancelled in a few cities, thanks to heavy fog. A Moon void also suggests upsets favoring the underdog in sports matches. Did the final game of the World Series qualify? The Kansas City Royals “rallied” to win against the home team, in the 147th inning…
With the Moon now fully engaged in Leo, drama, love and a need to shine drives the day. Passion is further fueled by a rare meet-up between Venus (yin) and Mars (yang) in discerning Virgo at 8:10PM ET. If you’re a Virgo born around September 16th, you may be getting noticed, for better or for worse. In the case of the former, I’m thinking about Prince Harry, who’s getting a lot of love for his work on behalf of veterans in the US and the UK. And in the case of the latter, I’m thinking about Jimmy Fallon, whose horoscope reflects tension building to a release this month, as transiting Mars triggers his potent Mars-Pluto conjunction which was eclipsed on September 27th. “He’s a Mess: Insiders Worry Fallon’s Partying is Getting Out of Hand,” reads a recent headline. Book an appointment with your astrologer now, Mr. Fallon. You need to plan a strategy for handling the further tension scheduled in your horoscope in the first half of 2016.
That kind of straight talk reflects the move mental Mercury made while you were sleeping (at 2:06AM ET), from people-pleasing Libra to depth-seeking Scorpio. We can expect investigative intensity in mindset and and communications from now until November 21st.
Patterns for the rest of the week are as follows. On Tuesday at 7:24AM ET, we’ll have the Third Quarter Moon, suggesting another piece of the puzzle solved or appearing regarding projects begun on last month’s relationship-focused New Moon. Aim for an innovative solution that allows everyone an opportunity to shine, until the Moon goes void on Tuesday at 8:46PM ET, energized by an innovative connection from Uranus. Note that the Moon will be void during business hours on Wednesday. It won’t enter Virgo until 9:22PM ET.
As we get closer to the end of the week, patterns among the Sun and Pluto (Thursday) and Mercury and Neptune (Friday), suggest a need for effective communication involving resources and regeneration, mixed with vision (which hopefully will not prove to be delusional). With Neptune it can be one way or the other: sublime or surreal.
And now, the news.
First, reflecting the awful truth suggested by transiting Pluto (corporations; corruption exposed) squaring the US Saturn in Libra (courts, justice), the NYT brings you a three-part series on how forced arbitration has “privatized the justice system”, favoring corporate defendants over citizen plaintiffs.
Meanwhile, everywhere I looked over the weekend, I saw headlines reflecting keywords of the alignment between the Sun and Neptune, e.g., drugs, compassion, victims, oceans, faith, illusion, redemption. For example: In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs; Thousands Start Life Anew With Early Prison Releases; an initiative to Help ex-Prisoners Find Jobs and Housing. Or how about Trafficked Migrant Workers Abused in Irish Fishing Industry.
This obituary caught my eye: “Willis Carto, Far-Right Figure and Holocaust Denier, Dies at 89”. Denying the Holocaust? That’s pretty delusional. So before I looked up patterns on his birth date — July 17, 1926 in Fort Wayne, IN — I anticipated I would see key planets tied with Neptune (unreal) and Saturn (reality). And guess what? Mr. Carto’s horoscope has a T-square with Saturn squaring an opposition between Mercury-Neptune and Jupiter. Real and unreal. For the added pixie-dust required to sway others to his delusional beliefs, we see an easy flow between Mars and that Mercury-Neptune conjunction. Astrology is amazing.
An uncomfortable tension among Saturn and Neptune is the key pattern in the cosmos this month. We’ll see its exact square on November 26th (Thanksgiving), the day after a Full Moon in Gemini (information illuminated). Yea verily, this suggests a test of faith — or a leap of faith to launch a serious ambition. Let’s hope we all get it right. You’re most affected by this integrity challenge if you have a planet or angle around 7 degrees of Pisces, Virgo, Gemini or Sagittarius.
What’s going on in your horoscope? Don’t be like Jimmy Fallon. Get a heads up on the year ahead, so you can make the most of opportunities. Understand why you are the way you are and why things happen when they happen. Here’s the 411 on personal consultations. FYI, I’m giving myself a raise on November 29th. It’s been more than a few years, and I’ve earned it.
Finally, of all the days of the year, how fascinating to see a story about “the book about relationships that everyone should read” making news. It’s a “cult feminist classic” Happy Venus conjunct Mars — the feminine and the masculine — in hypercritical, perfection-seeking Virgo. Coincidence or conspiracy?
Thank you for reading this forecast and sharing it with the rest of the Free World.