Astro-Notes on October 22, 2014

Daily aspects:
– Venus in Libra sesqui Chiron Rx in Pisces and conjunct Sun
– Jupiter in Leo sextile NN in Libra/trine SN in Aries

A relationship situation that doesn’t seem to get better or comes with a sense of loss and leaves much to be desired or longed for is a source of wounding and hurt, causing us feelings of defeat and despair. Therefore, we need to accept that we cannot help it, yield to the conditions and go along, making the best of it.

Tarot card of the day is the King of Pentacles”, suggesting that we put quality over quantity and are good stewards of our life and energy. We pursue self-sufficiency and self-reliance, gain progress one step at a time and work toward a goal with firm resolve. Moreover, we handle any situation competently, meet commitment and promises and can be counted on. Our enterprising spirit comes forward as we turn this day into a successful day. This is a card of worldly success, ultimate fulfillment and material satisfaction that comes with the promise of financial stability and continuing prosperity.

Astro-Notes on October 21, 2014

Daily aspects:
– Moon ingress to Libra at 7:11 am EDT
– Vesta in Sagittarius sesqui Eris Rx in Aries
– Venus in Libra semi-sextile Ceres in Scorpio
– Sun in Libra sesqui Chiron Rx in Pisces
– Jupiter in Leo sextile NN in Libra/trine SN in Aries

After the Moon’s ingress to Libra in the morning we seek to establish emotional balance and a sense of inner peace or harmony, especially since the emotional intensity that has been arising due to recurring problems and disagreements with others could get us carried away if we don’t get it under control. It won’t be easy to be fair under these circumstances or to withhold judgment, but our relationships will suffer if we take things personal and express our anger and frustration. A chapter of our life is closing and we have to weigh our personal options as we concentrate on our future and mission.

Tarot card of the day is The Devil”, a card that comes with the message “I can untie the binds and set myself free”. We may in some way feel controlled by our environment or by our attitude and may therefore have a fear of taking our power back or of having to succumb to unwanted circumstances. It’s a day when we’re overly concerned with material security and when therefore money and material wellbeing are very important to us. The material world is highlighted and with it our darker emotions. A tendency toward negativity and pessimism could keep us addicted and enslaved to whatever issue we give control over us. Therefore, temptations of all kinds will abound.

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Astro-Notes on October 20, 2014

Daily aspects:
– Juno in Leo quincunx Neptune Rx in Pisces
– Venus in Libra sextile Mars in Sagittarius
– Sun in Libra semi-sextile Ceres in Scorpio
– Mercury Rx conjunct NN in Libra/opposite SN in Aries and sextile Jupiter in Leo
– Saturn in Scorpio quincunx Eris Rx in Aries (aspect perfection)

As we review our future prospects we realize that our renewed sense of structure and authority has to be

applied to a re-emerging sense of authenticity and this means we have to bring forth our competitive spirit and believe in ourselves and our capabilities. We also have to make an effort to reach out and set things in motion. It’s time to react to recent conversations and reconnect with those people who offered us assistance in the pursuit of our personal and creative options. Our destiny is calling us and we need to respond by taking advantage of the opportunities, which are present.

Tarot card of the day is the 6 of Pentacles”, suggesting that a balance of mind and spirit is needed to be able to decide which the best course of action would be in a difficult situation. Renewal is possible and equilibrium can be restored due to the kindness and support of others. We can tap the flow of abundance into our lives by placing ourselves purposefully in positions that stimulate a response from our environment. However, the element of balance is emphasized, especially what equality and fairness concerns. As we give so shall we receive and dispense charity in our own lives. This card speaks of the cyclical nature of life.

Astro-Notes on October 19, 2014

Daily aspects:
– Pallas ingress to Scorpio at 9:09 am EDT (until Dec. 27)
– Mercury Rx in Libra sesqui Neptune Rx in Pisces
– Juno in Leo quincunx Neptune Rx in Pisces
– Venus in Libra sextile Mars in Sagittarius
– Sun in Libra semi-sextile Ceres in Scorpio
– Mercury Rx conjunct NN in Libra/opposite SN in Aries

Today starts a period of tough maneuvering and negotiating, during which we’ll be using extreme and evolving strategies and schemes based on a black-and-white-, either-or-, do-or-die-mentality, together with powerful politics and complex tactics or procedures. We really want to meet our ideals and be able to satiate our longings. Therefore, we adjust our relationship principle, and personal role in particular, accordingly, while taking advantage of opportunities coming our way and encounters or offers. There is a good chance for lots of action or activities we can get involved in if we play our cards right and make the necessary arrangements, especially when we deal with our future prospects and face the question how to move on from here.

Tarot card of the day is the 10 of Wands”, suggesting that we’ve reached the end of a cycle after a period of struggle, where we now have to deal with the consequences of our achievement. This completion comes with great responsibilities and commitments though in order to ensure our ongoing success. Thus, we could be overextending ourselves as we carry our ambitious burdens by trying to do too much or because we have taken on too much. Therefore, it’s time to rebalance, to gather up our lessons and to recollect ourselves for the next phase life has to offer. As we press onwards, we need to pace ourselves, manage efficiently and prioritize or we could be ending up fighting uphill.

Astro-Notes on October 18, 2014

Daily aspects:
– Ceres in Scorpio semi-square Pluto in Capricorn
– Mercury Rx in Libra semi-square Vesta in Sagittarius
– Moon ingress to Virgo at 7:07 pm EDT

We want to conquer those last obstacles, which are in the way of completing a rather ‘big’ task, and are

ready to tackle the project(s). In fact, we feel the pressure of limited time and space for us to move in, however, we need to accept that these circumstances are beyond our control. Therefore, some things have to be postponed or rescheduled. We just cannot help it, but have to surrender and rearrange later, when the conditions are right. After the Moon’s ingress to Virgo will we focus on ‘cleaning our space’ and resolving our problems.

Per example, at work I have to complete a rather large modular by October 20, but due to my schedule, space we had to ‘clear out’ first and us being seriously understaffed, this won’t be done in time.

Tarot card of the day is the 4 of Swords”, signifying a break from normal life and a time when we seek to come to terms with what is. For the moment, there is a truce, which gives us a chance to stabilize ourselves, recover, center our thoughts, stop worrying, put down our defenses and take a breather from the chaos and stress around us. In a practical sense, this card is an indicator that we need to have some time out from our current circumstances, to reflect and review your progress so far to be able to re-evaluate and re-assess our priorities. There is light at the end of the tunnel and inevitable changes to come, which we need to use as a foundation stone for future plans. The shadow over our life is slowly moving away, but it will take some time.

Astro-Notes on October 17, 2014

Daily aspects:

- Mercury Rx in Libra opposite Eris Rx in Aries, conjunct Venus and semi-sextile Saturn in Scorpio

- Venus in Libra semi-sextile Saturn in Scorpio and opposite Eris Rx in Aries

- Ceres in Scorpio semi-square Pluto in Capricorn

Reviewing our attitude, and the way we assess and evaluate things in particular, before we judge and compare could assist us today to make the right choices if we encounter relationship conflicts or cannot agree or get on the same page with others. Therefore, if we want to come to terms with certain issues and find common ground, we need to let go of projections we place on others, negotiate, arrange, compromise and reason objectively and fairly so that we can accept that reality is bit more complex or complicated at times. In fact, we’ve reached a stage where these difficult circumstances can be managed through mutual support and reliance upon shared resources.

Tarot card of the day is the “Queen of Cups”, symbolizing a seeker of inner transformation who possesses a strong perspective and perceptive nature. Suggested is furthermore that we are acknowledging our emotions and feelings. We trust our intuition and listen to our inner voice as well as to the sensations and impressions we’re getting from our environment. In our interactions with others we need to empathize and show true compassion, helping people along their chosen pathway. This is a day when we’ll be following the lead of our heart.

Astro-Notes on October 16, 2014

Daily aspects:

- Mars in Sagittarius trine Eris Rx in Aries

-  Moon ingress to Leo at 6:29 am EDT

- Vesta in Sagittarius square Neptune Rx in Pisces

-  Pallas in Libra sesqui Chiron Rx in Pisces

-  Sun-Mercury Rx inferior conjunction in Libra

- Mercury Rx in Libra sextile Mars in Sagittarius

Now that things are coming together and we were convincing and succeeded with some of our intentions, we could feel overwhelmed by all this entails and therefore have to review our expectations. Also, it is essential to be aware of our relationship politics, especially when we approach our unresolved problems, unfulfilled hopes and other matters of wounding we weren’t able to bridge and where we have to make the proper choices, whether we can make everybody happy or not. The new idea we’re conceiving or mental impulse ‘implanted’ on our mind at this time is associated with evaluation and justification, and in a larger context, with how we respond based on that. Opportunities are provided to us to re-assess our actions and options in this regard. We’re inclined to be a bit more selfish or generous toward ourselves, while seeking to nurture our inner child.

Tarot card of the day is the “7 of Cups”, representing a multiplicity of possibilities and choices that need to be looked at for their potential – real or imagined – as well as for their basis in reality, whereby we need to be aware that not all that glisters is gold and that less enticing options might turn out to be great opportunities. Therefore, it’s important now to narrow our focus.

Happy Birthday to my dear friend Sharon!