This New SolLunar Cycle in sidereal Scorpio brings an auspicious energy we can all be thankful for as we complete the celestial year of 2022 ending on Winter Solstice December 21. Jupiter has been in retrograde since July 29 and now shifts to forward motion at the exact moment of this New Moon — wow! Some of Jupiter’s attributes include optimism, keeping the faith, prosperity, natural joy and confidence so those qualities are strongly nourished in us with this New Moon and for the next four weeks. Other key events during this period include Neptune in Aquarius completing its retrograde on December 3, the dynamic Full Moon on December 7 aligned with Mars retrograde, and the glorious Winter Solstice arrives in our Northern Hemisphere on December 21, always a good time to sit in stillness, just listening, being, smiling with gratitude for Life’s unending gifts.
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Tracking our planetary weather
We all live under one sky and I find that unity a source of solace in these wild, unpredictable times. Everyday is a new beginning. May Star Signposts be a helpful guide to you on your journey.
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The energy or qi of the Earth is pulling us inward, helping to downwardly settle and ground us during an unsettling time as the earthly and cosmic movement in our Northern Hemisphere pulls us deeper toward Winter Solstice. We now experience Samhain/Halloween on October 31 – November 1, the final harvest of nuts and berries. Time to contemplatively honor and celebrate your creative cycle of 2022. Our New SolLunar Cycle which takes place in sidereal Libra is also a Partial Solar Eclipse. What is exceptional about this is that the Sun/Moon/South Node are aligned with Venus, a planet that mirrors love, beauty, ethics, values, bringing these energies to the fore during this four-week period. There is tremendous healing occurring on so many levels and this New Moon will assist us greatly. The Full Moon is a Total Lunar Eclipse happening on November 8, Voting Day, sure to spark fireworks! Lastly, Mars will turn retrograde on October 30 2022 – January 12 2023, ushering in an intense and volatile period as we close out 2022. May these events call more humans back to the kindness-table focused on creating an honest, just, fair and beautiful world for all.
Our New SolLunar Cycle takes place in sidereal Virgo opposite Jupiter in Pisces, launching an expansive new phase bringing positive, confident energy to our endeavors with a sense of improvement in one’s current situation. But Jupiter also agitates situations which means this transit doesn’t always lead to positive outcomes. There can be massive water emergencies along with other challenges. Other key events during this four-week period include three planets completing their retrogrades: Mercury on October 2, Pluto on October 8 and Saturn on October 22. And the always inspiring Sun/Venus conjunction in Libra occurs on October 22 in which Venus leaves the last ninth-month phase of being the Morning Star and becomes the Evening Star once again. May you enjoy harvesting the abundance of this year and nurture all you hold dear.