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Wednesday, October 22

Today's Horoscope

Compromise is required to work out a deal. Listen to your inner voice first, and observe the situation. Don't fall for an emotional outburst. Evaluate your partner's suggestion. Creative work pays well. Follow up talk with action.

  • Love 9
  • Communication6
  • Work 9

Today's Aspects

  • 2:10 AM Moon square Pluto Ponder your upcoming action. Don't take on any more work yet. Professional advice comes in handy now. Wait until after this aspect to travel. Avoid arguments.
  • 7:23 AM Moon opposition Uranus Recall a recent dream or an image from your meditation. Start thinking about an upcoming job.
  • 2:25 PM Moon conjunct Mercury Contribute to a miracle. Thinking it over is good, too. Verify from a second source.
  • 5:42 PM Moon sextile Jupiter Up the ante at work. You have more than expected. Expand your territory.

Thursday, October 23

Tomorrow's Horoscope

You have no shortage of talent. With this New Moon Solar Eclipse, plus Venus, in Scorpio, a new educational phase sets the course for the next six months. Clarify the focus of your studies and research. Pursue your passion.

  • Love 9
  • Communication6
  • Work 9

Tomorrow's Aspects

  • 4:50 AM Sun enters Scorpio Entering learning phase. For the next four weeks, education becomes a priority.
  • 10:22 AM Moon sextile Mars Others give you a boost. Confess what you've been worried about. Love finds a way to work things out. Secure the ground taken. You're energy's at a peak, and the tide's in your favor. Amazing results are possible.
  • 1:39 PM Venus enters Scorpio For about four weeks, you learn quickly, so study with passion. Your powers of concentration are extra sharp.
  • 2:09 PM Moon enters Scorpio You're even smarter than usual for the next few days. Entering two-day intensive learning phase. Entering a good phase for studying. Study new developments.
  • 2:12 PM Moon conjunct Venus Follow your Mom's advice and win. Enjoy a beautiful moment and relax. New income is possible, or a delightful discovery. Make happy plans. Count blessings. Visualize perfection. It could get blissful.
  • 2:56 PM New Moon Your time is best spent close to home. The New Moon heralds completion and new beginnings with home and family. Stick to practicalities like budgets and schedules.
  • 11:27 PM Moon Trine Neptune Glamour is good now. A touch of glamour or blue sky won't hurt. An excellent suggestion. Stash away the surplus. Group efforts bear fruit now.

Friday's Horoscope

Imaginative work pays well. Add glamour and spice to your communications. Make your message sexier and more enticing. Fantasies seem attainable... reach for the stars and sing out to call them closer.

  • Love 9
  • Communication8
  • Work 9

Friday's Aspects

  • 11:15 AM Moon sextile Pluto You could feel pressured. Let family know if plans change. Follow one who's been there, done that. A brilliant idea. Your fame travels far and wide.
  • 11:55 PM Sun conjunct Venus Balance must be restored.

October's Horoscope

For the next three weeks, review spending habits and budgets. Keep mechanical equipment in good repair, and communications channels open. A new six-month phase begins regarding work, service and health with this Full Lunar Eclipse in Aries. Shift your efforts in a new direction. The New Moon Solar Eclipse in Scorpio opens new communications tools or channels over the next six months. Begin new creative projects. Complete one stage in your studies, and advance to the next. Mechanical equipment and computers function more smoothly with Mercury direct. Travel and shipping are back in the flow.

Significant Dates

  • Oct4
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  • Oct23
  • Oct25


Mercury is retrograde

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The smallest planet in the Solar System, Mercury's closest to the Sun and completes an orbit every 88 days.

Mercury's retrograde lasts about three weeks, and occurs three times a year. Mercury's the planet that rules over communication, intellect, education, commerce and transportation. Retrograde effects include slowing, blocking, jamming and breakdowns. Listening and reviewing gets more important, as the message can become garbled, lost or delayed.

Mercury's the ruling planet for both Gemini and Virgo, so people born under these signs can be more affected by Mercury Retrograde.

Mars is direct

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Mars is the action planet, named for the warrior god in Roman mythology. It takes the fourth planet about 687 Earth days to orbit the Sun.

When Mars goes retrograde, which it does every 2 and a half years (usually for two months), thought takes precedence over overt actions, and pressure can become internalized. Stress can lead to health problems, and impulsiveness can lead to arguments and accidents. Release emotion with exercise. It's a good time to take it slower, review the plans, and re-define goals and methods. Avoid risky business, for love or money. New endeavors can stall or may not go as intended, so it's better to choose a launch date after Mars goes direct.

Mars retrograde affects each person individually according to their natal chart, but in general, Mars rules Aries and Scorpio, so these signs are especially affected.