Sunday, September 29, 2013

Your Milky Way Horoscope Oct. 6-12, 2013

By Milky Way Maid

Mercury at 9 degrees Scorpio sextiles Pluto in Capricorn at 9:55 pm Sunday. While Sag supposedly worships and seeks Truth more than any other sign, I think it is Scorpio that is more determined to ferret out what the Truth is. I may be prejudiced about this, since I have Scorpio rising. Scorpio will be driven to get to the heart of the matter, possibly with an eye to bringing about positive changes in one's life. This aspect can poke you into taking up study of esoteric subjects like astrology, psychology, handwriting analysis, or into picking up crossword puzzles or Sudoku, etc. Can do a great job of forensic analysis of bookkeeping or other documents like contracts. 
 
Venus enters Sag at 1:54 pm Monday. Venus goes from serious Scorpio to footloose Sag this week. Venus lightens up and is more inclined to just flirt rather than consider a serious romance. That is mainly because Venus in Sag spends so much time out of town, unavailable for a spontaneous date at the pizza joint. Sag's emotional rootlessness can be seen by others as fear of commitment, tho it is really a fear of loss of freedom. Is inclined to joke too much with a serious romantic partner. A mature Sag is able to foster trust in the relationship so that they can endure short separations necessitated by career demands. Venus in Sag makes a better friend, due to his loyalty combined with a certain detachment. 
 
Famous people with Venus in Sag include: Dwight David Eisenhower, James Thurber, Cary Grant, Winston Churchill, Robert Louis Stevenson, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, Mark Twain, Douglas MacArthur, Johnny Carson, Joan Baez, Jane Fonda, Charles de Gaulle, and Pablo Casals. 
 
Mercury is conjunct Saturn at 10 degrees Scorpio at 3:39 pm Tuesday. The shorthand for this aspect is “serious talk”, altho it may also include study or reading on serious subjects. Another shorthand is “negative thinking” which you really gotta fight against and analyze whether there is any factual basis for your negativity. You want to stick to the facts, get to the point, get to the bottom line – “Are you in or are you out?” It can also mean crunching the numbers or talking with an older person or mentor. It can mean guilt and worry altho the Moon is often involved when emotions are stirred up. It can mean saying Goodbye, especially for responsible reasons. Hitting your Moon or other personal planets can make you somber and nit-picky and no fun at all. (This aspect kind of echoes the Mercury-Pluto sextile of earlier this week.)

Venus at 3 degrees Sag squares Neptune in Pisces at 5:06 am Thursday. Now this is a bit hard for me to understand the shorthand of this. Normally Venus and Neptune together spell “in love with love” feelings. But Sag is not very serious or romantic, as opposed to Pisces who would like to live in dreams. So this is hard to reconcile. It may be that one party thinks this match is the Real Thing, and the other party thinks this is just a convenient arrangement. A romantic interlude for those already committed, and a secret affair for new liaisons. Possible increased sensitivity and creativity in the arts such as music and painting. The other meaning of Venus square Neptune is that it tends to bring the get-rich-quick schemes (and other scams) out of the woodwork. Don't sign contracts under this aspect! Someone is not telling you the whole story, or is fabricating lies wholesale. 
 
The Sun at 19 degrees Libra squares Jupiter in Cancer at 11:09 am Saturday. Sun-Jupiter squares generally force you to see the effects of overdoing stuff – you wake with the killer hangover, and so you finally decide to grow up and accept your limits when it comes to alcohol. It also tends to make us loosen the purse strings a bit and spend more than usual. You may buy multiples at the shirt sale, plus three pairs of shoes, or replace all your socks. Altho with Cancer, your spending may be on the home and d├ęcor.

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LATE DEGREESsee my popular article on late degrees of all the signs. Link: http://milky-way-astrology.blogspot.com/2008/08/planets-in-late-degrees-what-do-they.html

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Readers can follow not only their Sun sign horoscope but also their Ascendant for further clues to how your week will develop. NOTE: some aspects are exact on a weekend but may find opportunity for expression on the Friday or Monday nearest the exact aspect. Times given are in Eastern Standard or Eastern Daylight Savings Time depending on the season.

ARIES - March 20-April 19 – Company health plans or 401K's may be under consideration Sunday night. Venus enters your solar ninth house Sunday; you want to travel to scenic places this month, preferably in a foreign country. On Tuesday morning you get your lawyer to intervene in a matter before it becomes a legal issue. Tuesday afternoon favors making financial settlements that will close the dispute permanently. On Saturday you may have to tell your mate that the home redecorating cannot be a never-ending project.

TAURUS - April 20-May 20 - Venus enters your solar eighth house Sunday; you may have a money magnet on your head this month. On Tuesday morning you get an insurance agent to work up some quotes for you. Tuesday afternoon favors a more serious tone to partnerships, perhaps deciding to get married or divorced. Friday morning may be productive for discussing or settling legal issues.

GEMINI - May 21-June 20 - Venus enters your solar seventh house Sunday; charm just oozes from your pores as you tell funny stories about your trips. On Tuesday morning your mate offers to do a favor, such as picking up some travel brochures. Tuesday afternoon favors starting a training regimen, or making a work routine that you can stick to. On Saturday you finally start adding up what you have spent on your romances, and it is scary.

CANCER - June 21-July 22 - Venus enters your solar sixth house Sunday; you may start a new diet or exercise regime, possibly centered more on fun sports like riding or skiing than on counting calories. On Tuesday morning a coworker trades favors with you. Tuesday afternoon favors proposing and making your liaison official. You hit the Saturday sales pretty good for household items.

LEO - July 23-Aug. 22 - Venus enters your solar fifth house Sunday; you may flirt a bit more this month, and latch onto a world-traveling new beau. On Tuesday morning your romantic interest is delighted to press your shirts for you. Tuesday afternoon favors researching your family history. On Thursday morning you may find out that your new beau may not be interested in settling your debts. Saturday may be the day you decide to give up the hard partying on Friday nights.

VIRGO - Aug. 23-Sept. 22 - Venus enters your solar fourth house Sunday; you may paint or re-decorate your home this month, and feel a wee bit nostalgic about the childhood home. On Tuesday morning you finagle getting a family member to do you a favor, such as taking over cooking supper. Tuesday afternoon may see your neighborhood under construction, or a landmark torn down.

LIBRA - Sept. 23-Oct. 22 – Rather serious family discussion about money may take place Sunday night; let everyone have a chance to speak. Venus enters your solar third house Sunday; you make more social calls this month, and may receive love letters. On Tuesday morning you find someone who can do a small favor such as picking up something at the market. Tuesday afternoon favors seeing a credit counselor or setting a budget.

SCORPIO - Oct. 23-Nov. 21 – The Moon is in Scorpio from 4:33 am Sunday till Tuesday morn. You might enjoy a morning swim Sunday. You blurt out what your needs are Sunday evening, which could spark a productive discussion. Venus enters your solar second house Sunday; finances may see a boost with a bonus or some perks. Legal and other 9th-house matters prosper Monday afternoon. The Moon is void in Scorpio all Tuesday morn till it enters Sag, so stick to routine matters. You might feel like hanging a “Under Construction” sign on your door.

SAGITTARIUS - Nov. 22-Dec. 21 – Venus enters your sign Sunday, so it's time to schedule a do-over at the salon. The Moon is in Sag from 8:21 am Tuesday till midday Thursday. You find a dear friend to swap favors with Tuesday morning. You're not seeing things clearly in the after-lunch slump Tuesday. Midday Wednesday favors getting together at a luncheon. The Moon is void in Sag from 6 am Thursday till it enters Capricorn, so stick to routine matters.

CAPRICORN - Dec. 22-Jan. 19 – Venus enters your solar twelfth house Sunday; you may have secret admirers or a financial angel. The Moon is in Capricorn from 11:17 am Thursday till midday Saturday. You come across some words of inspiration Thursday afternoon. You may consult with a mentor early Friday. Mid morning favors reaching people by phone. Don't let a difference of opinion spoil Friday dinner. The Moon is void in Cappy from 8 pm Friday till it enters Aquarius so stick to routine matters.

AQUARIUS - Jan. 20-Feb. 17 – Career and partnership needs may be under discussion Sunday night. Venus enters your solar eleventh house Sunday; you find dear classmates at reunions, or run into a Kindred Spirit. On Tuesday morning, a friend is your lifesaver. Tuesday afternoon favors writing down your ambitions; this includes writing yourself a check for the amount you wish to earn. The Moon is in Aquarius from 2 pm exactly on Saturday thru the weekend, but there are no exact aspects.

PISCES - Feb. 18-March 19 - Venus enters your solar tenth house Sunday; you rub elbows with Big Shots, who take a shine to you. On Tuesday morning, doing a favor for the boss may pay off down the road. Tuesday afternoon favors working towards a credential in your profession, or possibly traveling for work. On Saturday you may finally realize how much cash your romantic partner has borrowed from you, and decide to dun him.

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