We are getting a litte astrological boost to get things done this week, which may come as a relief to those of us scattered by the Mercury retrograde phase that has colored the month of October. Mercury retrograde can make things weird. Not necessarily frustrating, but often a little wacky. Read more…
We’re plunging into intense waters today as first the Sun, followed by Venus and then the Moon each shift into Scorpio, aligning for a New Moon and solar eclipse at 5:57 pm EDT.
These are three very personal planets in astrological terms. The Moon and Venus are both involved with our emotional realm — they describe things like how we comfort ourselves, what we take pleasure in, and how we feel secure and valued. The Sun is the very core of a sign, and as it moves through the 12 signs of the zodiac each year, it shines light on an archetypal energy. Now that it has entered Scorpio, the Sun embodies the image of the healer.
The domino effect of three planets moving into one sign, especially when two of the planets are the Sun and Moon, is significant. We have an opportunity to begin actively taking part in transforming our reality. What needs to be investigated and dealt with in your life? If there are relationships that need mending, set the intention to do so. Other people, habits, or perspectives that need to be dumped? This is a good time for shedding old baggage. Scorpio is skilled at trimming that which is no longer useful or necessary.