As the Sun pulls ahead of Mars in Libra, and the Moon confronts Pluto in Capricorn, the battle lines are drawn. The universe is the defender of the oppressed, even encourages us to work for the benefit of humanity. The role of journalism in exposing the tyranny of nations got a boost from the Oslo Nobel committee, recognizing the role of journalists in the process of allowing for democratic reforms, a signature of Mercury retro in Libra, seeking to balance and quincunx to Uranus in Taurus, as the rewards were unexpected. Pluto, as the old guard of status quo in Capricorn is shaken. The Libra stellium of the New Moon equinox shook the pillars of power. After confronting Pluto, the Moon boldly moves to a conjunction with Saturn and then Jupiter in Aquarius, tending to inflate the role of progress, only to become oppressed again when meeting Neptune in Pisces, and hope is dissolved in powerlessness. Some balance is achieved as the Moon ingress Aries conjunction with Chiron and opposition to Mercury as Mercury and Saturn turn direct.
Summary of Major Aspects of the Week
Wednesday October 13th — Saturn in Aquarius may limit our ability to bring about speedy reforms. When science (Aquarius) is respected (Saturn), implementing reforms takes time for the results to be realized even with cutting edge technology. Analysis of results for vaccine effectiveness and for political policy polls help to guide the future. Venus in Sadge is sextile aspect to Saturn, an indication that political events are working for reform; Saturn is the dispositor of Pluto and the Moon in Capricorn gives a push for change, however slow it may seem. The Sun in Libra is quincunx aspect to Neptune in Pisces, and approaching the trine aspect to Jupiter in Aquarius. Successful immigration is complicated, as complex laws are applied, even as the dream for a place in a democratic nation is compelling. Dreams are inflated and tend to be overly idealistic with Jupiter in Aquarius.
Thursday October 14th — The Moon transits to the conjunction aspect with Saturn in Aquarius early today, (overnight in some parts of the US) disposed of by Uranus retro in Taurus. Trends for reform depend on economic improvement. The profit motive is the driving force. The Saturn–Moon conjunction aspect is sextile aspect to Venus in Sadge with an indication that political loyalty, also loyalty to country or academic society, is a factor in action. The Moon sextile aspect to Chiron in Aries and in a trine aspect to Mercury retro in Libra acts as a trigger for idealistic speech making. The Moon trine aspect to Ceres retro in Gemini completes a grand-trine configuration, for the space of 3-4 hours, capturing the inspiration of the world.
Friday October 15th — The Sun in Libra is trine aspect to the Jupiter-Moon conjunction in Aquarius, a historical peak moment, as successful projects bring economic advantage with Uranus in Taurus is the dispositor and significator of radical change in the economy. Neptune in Pisces is in a quincunx aspect to Mars in Libra, as actions to restore justice are sometimes dismissed or otherwise rendered ineffective. Attempts to discredit the will of the authors are made, perhaps the success of the day is an heroic journey, Mercury retro trine aspect to Ceres.
Saturday October 16th — The Moon in Pisces is semi–sextile to Saturn in Aqu and then square aspect to Venus in Sadge. Disillusionment could lead to envy. Avoid acting on negative and harmful emotions, Avoid excesses an harmful substances. Mercury is in an opposition aspect to Chiron in Aries, blocking an easy access to the inner wisdom of experience. The Moon in Pisces transits to the quincunx aspect to Merc retro in Libra, offering temptations to reduce emotional pain. The Moon in a semi-square aspect to Pluto in Cap furthers depressive emotional reactions. Seek friendships and partners to relieve inner suffering or disappointment, or unburden your heart and mind by sending email to your confidant, expressing your inner sorrows. Avoid substance abuse.
Sunday October 17th — The Sun in Libra is partile square aspect to Pluto in Cap today, as authorities conflict, difficulties arise from subconscious attitudes. The Moon in Pisces is in a conjunction aspect to Neptune, and sextile aspect to Uranus in Taurus while Mercury in Libra is sextile aspect to Venus in Scorp. Communication is enhanced. Recovering lost friendship is possible now; a rescue from depressive states brings psychic health. The Moon in a quincunx aspect to Mars followed by a quincunx aspect to the Sun allows for creative inspiration. Venus in Sadge is trine aspect to Chiron in Aries, activating kindness that repairs past grievances. The Moon in a sextile aspect to Pluto late in the day, transforms through dream states and a greater psychic awareness, may release pent-up emotions. A general reprieve, or amnesty, alleviating pain and freeing prisoners could take place.
Monday October 18th — The Moon ingress to Aries in the afternoon for the eastern hemisphere, morning hours in the US, 10:05 UT. Void-of-course Moon from 23:25 UT, provides for a meditative few hours before the new cycle begins. Care given to every activity now will reap a positive reward. The first major aspect is the sextile to Saturn in Aquarius, as implementing the advanced procedures creates a new life-style, a cultural awakening. The Moon in a conjunction aspect to Chrion and opposition aspect to Mercury retro in Libra, could be a tense few hours with communication blocked until finally restored as the Moon reaches the trine aspect to Venus in Sadge. A space-odyssey returns home. Venus is in an opposition aspect to Ceres retro in Gemini, seeking a philosophical unification.
Tuesday October 19th — Mars in Libra is trine aspect to Jupiter in Aquarius, with both Mercury and Jupiter returning to a direct motion early today. A celebratory mood for the successful journey, as achievements are celebrated. Venus in Sadge is in a quincunx aspect to Uranus retro in Taurus, for economic upheaval, and contradictory indications. Chiron retro remains in an opposition aspect to Mercury in Libra, as new modes of communication reject past concepts, implementing counterintuitive procedures.
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October 12, 2021
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