Jupiter turns direct [13 Scorpio 21]
– July 10, 2018 (18:02 GMT +1)
Today there is a major astrological event as big planet Jupiter turns direct after four months retrograde, i.e. on go slow. Jupiter is currently in Scorpio, the star sign which represents deep water. As Jupiter turns direct in Scorpio, it seems quite remarkable that the last of the Thai boys and their football coach are embarking on a journey of faith through submerged tunnels of water and back to safety.
Jupiter’s the protective planet and there’s been an outpouring of concern and care for this incredible story. One diver has sadly lost his life and the return journey to their families and freedom is not for the faint-hearted. Photos emerged today of the last boys meditating before they set off on what must seem a really scary expedition.
The little I know is that it will take a few hours to free the trapped boys and coach from the flooded cave system and some places in the submerged tunnels are only 40cm wide. Talk about putting your faith in the divers, who are guiding the boys through the dark water before they reach the light and come up for air. An incredible feat for all concerned.
Jupiter Retraces Its Steps
On a personal level, Jupiter’s change of direction is often a major event when fortune favours you or you rediscover the hope and faith you need in order to move on. This is especially true if you are a Sagittarius or Pisces as Jupiter is your ruling planet and this spells good news for Scorpio too.
Also, if you have key planets/angles between 13 to 23 degrees Scorpio, Jupiter is moving back over these degrees, reawakening what’s lain dormant for the last four months. Jupiter turned retrograde on March 9, 2018 at 23 degrees Scorpio. Jupiter’s now back at 13 degrees Scorpio, the same place it was mid-December 2017.
This is a positive time to refuel, develop strength and courage and be ready once again to follow a dream, a goal, a yearning. This might be something that kicked in early in the year but was then put on hold. From today, Jupiter continues in forward motion in Scorpio until November 8, 2018 so you have a few months left to use Scorpio’s transformational powers to good effect.
Jupiter in Scorpio is about living intensely and feeling deeply. You might have something scary or challenging lined up that requires you to dig deep. Jupiter in Scorpio is helpful for taking a big risk, one where you harness the power of your emotions to do something that means a lot to you and can transform your own or other peoples’ lives. You can’t do this without hope and faith and Jupiter will help you to find the purpose and positivity you need to carry you forward.
Here’s a reminder of the areas of life that Jupiter’s awakening. Read both your Sun Sign and your Ascendant Sign for a complete picture:
Scorpio: Jupiter is in your 1st house ruling your physical body, your personal goals and ambitions. The spotlight’s on you when Jupiter’s in Scorpio giving you the feel-good factor and doubling your luck. Embrace new experiences, be adventurous and say Yes to life.
Sagittarius: Jupiter is in your 12th house ruling retreat and quiet times. An ideal time to develop your spiritual side, listen to your inner voice, learn meditation, yoga or go on a retreat. Let the inner journey begin.
Capricorn: Jupiter is in your 11th house ruling friends, groups, social activities and concerns. An ideal time to connect with old and new friends alike, join a club, society or community project, do your bit for a humanitarian, environmental, political or social cause.
Aquarius: Jupiter is in your 10th house ruling your career, vocation, status and where you’re heading in life. An ideal time to change careers, ask for a payrise or go for a promotion, take a sabbatical, work abroad, gain new qualifications and pursue your dream in life.
Pisces: Jupiter is in your 9th house ruling travel, study, philosophy and spirituality. An ideal time to broaden your horizons and remember that life is the journey and not the destination. Book the holiday of a lifetime, emigrate, sign up for a life-changing course, be open-minded and explore life in depth.
Aries: Jupiter is in your 8th house ruling joint finances, sexuality and all that’s hidden or taboo. An ideal time to pray for what you most need in life, receive an inheritance, improve your financial portfolio, explore your sexuality, embrace celibacy, share resources and pool finances.
Taurus: Jupiter is in your 7th house ruling your 1-to-1 relationships. An ideal time to fall in love, propose or be proposed to, play the field and become a dating superstar, let go of a love that restricts you, employ a personal trainer, life coach or find your ideal business partner.
Gemini: Jupiter is in your 6th house ruling work, your routine, service and your health. An ideal time to change the 9-to-5 so you free up your time, apply for a job, join a volunteer agency, boost your health and fitness, savour the slow life.
Cancer: Jupiter is in your 5th house ruling children, your creativity, entertainment, love affairs and fun. An ideal time to give birth, get pregnant, work with children, write your masterpiece, explore your creativity, have an affair, become a socialite, buy tickets for a music festival.
Leo: Jupiter is in your 4th house ruling your home, family, your past and where you come from. An ideal time to move home, expand where you live, make a journey into your past, celebrate with family and find your clan.
Virgo: Jupiter is in your 3rd house ruling communication, siblings, neighbours and your local community. An ideal time to launch a website, tell stories, holiday or celebrate with brothers, sisters or people who live close by, join your neighbourhood watch scheme, update your mode of communication or transport.
Libra: Jupiter is in your 2nd house ruling money, personal possessions and what you value in life. An ideal time to earn more money, play with your investments, think ‘less is more’ and de-clutter your possessions, show your charitable or philanthropic side.