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Starcast for the week beginning October 17th, 2018

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ARIES [Mar 21 - Apr 19]

You may be feeling as if you are riding on the proverbial edge at all times with your ruler Mars squaring Mercury in Scorpio. In the coming days, you may also feel emotionally pushed to the point of wanting to return a verbal barb, but try to be mindful of your words as well as your actions so you can feel good about how you handled the heat. The Aries of this world are working on less reaction and more response. A response occurs when the Soul is calm and can see all contributing factors all at once. No doubt many may be triggered under this trend as it can activate old trauma and betrayal. The benefit, although it may not rise from the depths so nicely, is that you will come to know what lives within the deep of another and all may ricochet unexpectedly. It may be your own unresolved content that comes rifling up as well.

So tread lightly and know that Mercury will align favorably to Neptune before the weekend, and then will stabilize with Pluto on Monday, Oct, 22, to help settle your bones and establish a better feeling balance once again!

TAURUS [Apr 20 - May 21]

Things may have to reach maximum emotion before something can finally be resolved. At times it takes drudging it all up from the bottom of your feeling basement to know exactly what is creating those anger barbs. Mars is squaring Mercury early on this week, which can have you feeling stress and verbally tangled up with another. Words can come flying out without warning so be mindful of your own triggers and feel through this deeply so you know the best way to help a relationships that feels like it is on the brink. Uranus is retrograding back to the zero degree mark in your sign, which is a transition point in your loving connections. Change is imminent but necessary as nothing can stay static for too long. Mercury will move to align effortlessly with Neptune as well before the weekend, to reveal a healing portal for you to travel through.

An elevated perspective grants you a feeling of relative peace as you move into Monday!

GEMINI [May 22 - Jun 21]

Energy is truly peaking in uncomfortable ways early on this week as Mars in Aquarius squares your ruler Mercury in Scorpio. This can be experienced as someone coming unglued and dropping their anger bomb in your lap. It may be too that someone is poking at a live wire in you and you feel like you are ready to blow. It is one thing to have Mars squaring Mercury and another for it to be occurring in fixed signs. It carries more velocity and power and has enough momentum for something to end full stop. With Venus still retrograde in Scorpio, this ending of sorts may not be permanent as the intention for any Soul is to reflect upon the highest way forward. Anger never brings out the best in anyone, especially when it is targeted at another. Understand that emotions are running hot and the word as well as actions in others may feel to be highly irrational. It’s like someone speeding recklessly on the highway and not caring about who they might crash into in the process. Be aware of the world around you and maintain a healthy buffer. Mercury is trining Neptune just following this Mars surge, granting you an ethereal energy of protection.

What is most important is to determine why life is occurring as it is. When you get to the ‘why’, then the way forward will be crystal clear!

CANCER [Jun 22 - Jul 22]

You may be wondering if life will ever find a place of calm with so much frenetic and erratic currents that feel to be running through the atmosphere. Unpredictable Uranus is squaring the Nodes, those symbols that connect to your past and your future and if that wasn’t enough, warrior Mars in Aquarius is squaring Mercury in fellow water sign Scorpio as we pull into the weekend. Life is intense and rebellion is common. All you need Cancer is to hunker down in the safe walls of your abode until the storm passes. The problem is that your presence is required in order for it to clear, so it may take an extra dose of courage and some emotional grit to get through it. Your emotional backbone may be tested and you will be forced to grow into those Soul shoes a bit deeper, but with Mercury also forming a favorable trine to Neptune in fellow water sign Pisces, the Gods do have their eyes on you. Your efforts will allow you to clear this hairpin turn. Mercury then aligns to Pluto in stabilizing ways on Monday, Oct. 22, to reveal the benefits of staying true to course with a loving other even when you wanted to crawl into your shell. Your Soul is counting on you to jump all the way in, even when your heart wants to run.

You've got this!

LEO [Jul 23 - Aug 22]

With so much extreme energy occurring in the next few months, there is no telling where your story will lead. Uranus is squaring the North Node in your sign, the symbol for your destiny. Venus is also retrograde in Scorpio and will venture back to confront this evolutionary crossroads. So much may feel to be on the line karmically speaking in a key relationship and you may be holding your breath in ways. Life continues to be somewhat unpredictable early on this week with Mars in your opposite sign while squaring Mercury in Scorpio. It will have a way of stirring vulnerable emotional content so it will be vital to stay in the center of it until you find your way in and through to the other side. There are lessons in non-attachment along with strengthening yourself from the inside out. You may feel totally on your own in ways but there are rewards for staying knee deep in your stuff.

With Mercury trining Neptune in Pisces, there will be a direct benefit of staying in the center of your pain, for it is there and only there where a deeper, as well as a higher love, can be accessed and found!

VIRGO [Aug 23 - Sep 22]

Overwhelm is here. It may be a common theme these days with everything happening all at once, as Mars in electric Aquarius is now squaring your ruler Mercury in Scorpio. A feeling of stress may be high and if it's not your own, you will be experiencing great angst in the world around you. Fortunately, your ruler Mercury will combine with great ease to Neptune in Pisces allowing you to find refuge with loved ones and escape the mayhem. There is a great balancing act going on and the need to learn the art of prioritizing, which includes creating space for down time and restoring your center so you can return to the world more present and whole. Anything you can do to simplify your days would be highly advised this week. Make efforts to tackle the most challenging stuff first so it isn’t hanging over your head. Pace yourself and plan ahead and you will find you have reached a more desirable balance by the weekend.

Your ruler Mercury will sync up strongly to Pluto, the planet of Soul by Monday, Oct.22, certain to energize a greater feeling of empowerment because of all you have successfully endured!

LIBRA [Sep 23 - Oct 23]

Welcome to life’s emotional boot camp. Your ruler Venus is retrograde in Scorpio in your house of self-reliance and it is forcing you to do it all on your own. Mercury is also in Scorpio and squaring warrior Mars in the next few days. You are sure to be butting heads with someone and you will not be in your usual demeanor of playing peacemaker. That’s a good thing Libra, you must be willing to fight for what you are worth. While initially this may feel uncomfortable at best, what follows is the upside of staying in the ring as a more ideal outcome is possible if you do. The energy is pokey in places, as in sharp as opposed to slow, and it may be something you will need to get used to for the next month or so. Mercury does continue on and partners boldly with Pluto, the planet of empowerment on Monday, Oct. 22, to grant you some additional emotional leverage that will improve your inner space in spades. Once Mars is off this initial stress point, he will energize greater confidence and courage after the weekend. Your best results occur at the start of next week, so bide your time and breathe through this erratic window of time.

Others are soon to be amazed by your strength, and so will you!

SCORPIO [Oct 24 - Nov 21]

There is an enormous weight of responsibility with having Pluto as your ruling planet, Scorpio. But then again, you do not know any different, it is just your nature to want to take things all the way. You are referred to as the ‘surgeon or the priest’ for a reason. With Pluto transiting the sign of serious Capricorn, it can take your commitment to something to an entirely new level and increase your ambition to even greater degrees. It is about putting your name on a map and letting people know you are here in a big way. Currently, Venus is retrograde in your sign and it has you reflecting upon what you really need and value at this stage of the game, and if what you have been energizing is leading you in the right direction. Venus will continue to speak to you through your instinct in very primal ways, so let her guide you through this next stage. Mercury in your sign will square Mars as we head into the weekend so prepare for the potential for an intense swing of emotion. Old insecurities may surface unexpectedly and you may find yourself wanting to bolt and jettison the scene. Stay in the feeling so you can find a way to finally push all the way through it.

Unfathomable relief follows!

SAGITTARIUS [Nov 22 - Dec 21]

There are some wounds that feel as if they just will never heal and with Venus retrograde in Scorpio you are being reminded of what lingers still in this regard. It won’t take much for some of these depths to surface suddenly, as Mercury is also in Scorpio and squaring Mars in Aquarius. One conversation can open Pandora’s box and you may find yourself back in the thick of things. If this ends up being the case for you, do know this stuff is rushing back into your life because it was not fully dealt with the first time. While it may feel to be less painful to sweep it all under the rug and pray it just goes away or pretend it never happened in the first place, it will inevitably come back. It is key now to deal with the unresolved head- on and with Mercury following that agitating square with a trine to Neptune, you have some celestial grace in the making.

Your ruler Jupiter is also still working behind the healing scenes to offer insight and understanding so you can move forward wide-eyed, impeccably honest, and awake!

CAPRICORN [Dec 22 - Jan 19]

Adaptability is key in the coming days as Mercury in Scorpio and Mars in Aquarius square off and test your patience. Unexpected financial hits may also surface linked with the home but whatever initially feels like a royal pain turns out to be better in the end. At times we need to lose something in order to experience the upside of what follows. Mercury will then form a pleasing trine to Neptune, allowing you to see the silver lining in an annoyance and by Monday, Oct. 22, Mercury will harmonize with Pluto in your sign allowing for a secure feeling once again on the heels of a sudden derailing change. An innovative stream of consciousness may also ignite insights that offer an alternative way forward as you brainstorm ways to fan the flames of the work of your Soul. Venus retrograde in Scorpio is making you intimately aware of what you need in order to honor the journey you intended upon entering this world. Being that you are a cardinal sign, change is invited. Just do not rush an unfolding process.

A confident stride resumes early next week!

AQUARIUS [Jan 20 - Feb 19]

You are electrically wired by nature which allows you to think well ahead of the times. You extend your reach into alternative realms in order to glean a greater understanding of your place in this world and it can help to keep a whole slew of things in perspective. Now that Mars is in your sign, things cannot happen fast enough for you along these lines, but with Venus retrograde in Scorpio, someone else’s timeline may be forcing you to inwardly pause and exercise greater patience. Not that you must conform, but you must wait for your big break. Mars is squaring Mercury in Scorpio early on this week, igniting the potential for some verbal combat with another but you have either reached your limit or are in a position to expose something or someone who has been deceptive to others. This is a period when karma finds its way full circle so be mindful not to push too hard or fast on something for the Gods do have this thing covered.

Let the chips fall where they may and your name will be cleared!

PISCES [Feb 19 - Mar 20]

Life has been swinging to extremes, enough in some cases to feel as if you are experiencing a new kind of crazy. One minute you are deeply in love and on track and the next you are wanting out. Mars is in Aquarius and squaring Mercury in Scorpio which can activate what lies hidden beneath the surface. Anger can emerge, especially in cases where you feel you have been taken advantage of or feeling as if you have sacrificed too much of yourself for another with only dribs and drabs coming back. The Soul must re-enter the fracture in order to heal what is still unresolved. While an unpredictable few days kicks off this forecast week, Mercury does then align beautifully with your ruler Neptune to open a conduit for resolution and healing.

Come Monday, Oct.22, Mercury will team up with Pluto to secure a change that paves the way for a brighter and bolder future, one you can count on!

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