The Full Moon at the end of September was powerful for you, focusing on your foundations, your past and where you come from. It’s sometimes only by immersing yourself in your memories that you become clearer about your future direction and what you want for you and your family.
Another significant planetary movement takes place early in October when Saturn leaves behind the sign of Libra where it’s been since 2009. Saturn’s a tough planet and doesn’t always sit well with your softer, more vulnerable side and in Libra the focus has been on your past, your home and your family.
There may have been a lack in one of these areas, a hardship to deal with or tough facts to come to terms with. Saturn’s move brings a lighter feel, the lifting of a burden and a chance to finalise matters to create a security that’s built on love, happiness and firm foundations rather than stem from a place of fear.
The Sun is in Libra until the 23rd and on the 9th, the Sun teams up with feel good Jupiter, plus there’s a New Moon in Libra on the 15th and Venus, planet of love and happiness, enters Libra on the 28th. This is all good news and suggests a new and lighter chapter in your life. It feels more spacious and free.
You may even have been de-cluttering lately which is not easy for you if you’re a typical Cancerian who loves to hoard and hold on to the past. But in one way or another, you feel ready to let go and move into a lighter, brighter and easier future. This may coincide with a move of residence or simply a shift in consciousness, letting go of whatever’s held you back.
Saturn moves into Scorpio where it joins action planet Mars and the planet of communication Mercury. This is where you need to readjust your focus as Scorpio is a fellow water sign and rules your creativity and passion. It’s also about romance, the kids and your hobbies. Take note of what happens on or around the 11th when Saturn and Neptune trine in the heavens. Together these two planets are about turning dreams into reality and how you bring more creativity or passion into your everyday life. How do you become more committed to happiness, love and good times?
As suggested earlier, Saturn is a taskmaster but he will be in a fellow water sign so there’s more of a flow about Saturn in Scorpio for you. It won’t always be easy and you need to prove your commitment and actively show your discipline and responsibility. It’s about taking control and being powerful, whether in love, as a parent or creating your masterpiece. Saturn thrives on hard work and learning important lessons. The answers to your questions lie inwards, in yourself and this is a wonderful time to consider your inner motivations and to analyse what drives you.
If you’re a parent, I’m sure you already know the level of commitment necessary to being there for your children but can you take that same level of commitment into your love life or your creative endeavours? That’s what Saturn is asking of you and at times it will feel more like a demand than a question. The end of the month does provide some answers and the Sun/Saturn connection on the 25th followed by a powerful Full Moon cutting across the Taurus/Scorpio axis on the 29th will test your commitment and demand an emotional response. Be bold and brave and be true to your convictions.
Finally this month, there’s a lot of energy surrounding your work, health and career. This is a go-for-it month especially after the 7th when Mars, the action planet, leaps into Sagittarius and your work and health sector. Go for it all guns blazing and find a new job, seek out work that inspires you and be daring and adventurous.
Don’t worry too much about what you begin, what’s important is to take action and do something, whether that means trying out a volunteer role, signing up for an online course or starting your own part-time business. The 15th is the day to note when the New Moon coincides with a wonderful Mars/Uranus aspect. If ever there was a day to take a risk and try something new, it’s then. Be bold and commit to a new game plan this autumn.
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