November 2017 Highlights:
One major planetary movement occurs this month as Neptune goes direct November 22nd. With the planet of consciousness and illusion being retrograde since June 16th, we've learned a lot about our thought processes and staying in focus during this 5 month phase. Once the planet of dreams moves forward we'll be able to move closer to attaining our desires. Mercury goes retrograde at 29 degrees Sagittarius on December 2nd so although we don't cross a shadow point during November, we will be feeling the impact of this upcoming transit the second half of the month. Prepare for it by getting your business matters in order, make sure bills are paid ahead of time, double check travel schedules to avoid delays. The Full Moon in Taurus on the 3rd/4th, directs our attention towards doing what is practical and utilizing our shared resources as we plan our next steps. We can attain what we desire if we work with this lunation as loving Venus sextiles stern Saturn and the Scorpio Sun trines dreamy Neptune in Pisces on the 3rd. What you conceive you can believe if you can visualize it and invest in yourself emotionally. Changes can come up unexpectedly as gentle Venus in Libra opposes erratic Uranus early on the 4th. This adds initiative cardinal energy to the rigid fixed energy of this lunation. Be flexible for best results. Mercury the planet of communication enters free-wheeling Sagittarius on the 5th where he remains until January 11/12th generating mind expanding energy even as we prepare for his retrograde phase next month. We'll rediscover our need for freedom and fun in our lives. We may go within to explore our emotions as Venus enters secretive Scorpio on the 7th for the next 3 weeks. The Scorpio Sun sextiles his own planet, Pluto, illuminating where we need to transform. We experience a reality check as stark Saturn in Sagittarius trines Uranus in fiery Aries on the 11th. We'll expand our thought processes about our potential as Venus kisses Jupiter in Scorpio and Mercury squares mystical Neptune in Pisces on the 13th. We'll look within for deeper guidance as Venus trines Neptune on the 16th. The intense New Moon in Scorpio on the 18th triggers us to release old ways of thinking and being as we let go of what no longer serves us. The desire to seek deeper meaning is strong now. We are reminded to live with gratitude and passion as we renew our commitment to life. Be proactive and stay on track as dynamic Mars in Libra squares Pluto on the 19th causing our frustration to come to the surface. We will lighten up our moods as Venus forms a sweet aspect to transformative Pluto on the 21st and the Sun enters happy-go-lucky Sagittarius later that night. Be cautious and pay attention to what you are doing as spacey Neptune takes his station and goes direct on the 22nd. Our spirits will lift and so will our mood. Mercury in Sagittarius trines Uranus on the 25th reminding us to prepare for what we need to take care of regarding business and finances before Mercury takes his station to retrograde early next month. Your words have power and can come back to bite you, so remain aware of what you say or promise to do as Mercury conjoins Saturn on the 28th.