(Yes, I know. Today was supposed to be the day I ran my big hit piece on crappy New Age practitioners. I felt like writing this instead. You want righteous anger? Come back next time.) Like many of you, I enjoy some junk food now and again without making a steady diet of it. Thus, […]
A typical horoscope lays out what you can expect for yourself in the next week or month based on your Sun Sign. That sort of thing is great, sure… especially if you happen to be the only person on your planet. Astrology, like life in general, is a lot more complicated than “there are twelve types of people, and here’s what’s going to happen to them today.”
(Wondering what the next few months hold in store for you? Write me with your date, time, and place of birth — and I’ll send you a free sneak preview!)
This “horoscope” is a listing of the major planetary aspects, ingresses, and events for October 2020. Each aspect is described below, with the date the aspect is exact and a “+/-” which indicates the number of days that aspect will be most in effect. Generally, the closer to the exact date, the more pronounced the effect of the transit. And of course, as with everything else in life: your mileage may vary.
Oct 1,2020 Full Moon in Aries
Oct 2, 2020 Venus enters Virgo
Oct 4, 2020 Pluto goes direct
Oct 7, 2020 Mercury opposite Uranus
(+/- 4 days) Find new and unusual ways to express yourself.
Oct 9, 2020 Mars square Pluto
(+/- 8 days) Oh Lordy, make the anger and frustrations and the fires and explosions just stop already!
Oct 10, 2020 Venus trine Uranus
(+/- 5 days) Try something new and different… you might like it!
Oct 11, 2020 Sun square Jupiter
(+/- 4 days) Egos get inflated and possibly a little bruised.
Oct 12, 2020 Jupiter sextile Neptune
(+/- 15 days) The amazing FINAL return of the aspect 2020 desperately needs!
Oct 12, 2020 Mercury sextile Venus
(+/- 5 days) Some days are all work and no play, and that applies to your love life, your budget, and your diet sometimes.
Oct 13, 2020 Mercury retrograde begins
Oct 13, 2020 Sun opposite Mars
(+/- 4 days) You may feel unsettled and fidgety for no good or obvious reason.
Oct 15, 2020 Sun square Pluto
(+/- 4 days) People’s egos maybe a little wounded, and they might cross some lines shoring up their personal defenses.
Oct 16, 2020 New Moon in Libra
Oct 18, 2020 Sun square Saturn
(+/-5 days) Yeah, sure… it’s kind of a drag, but it will pass.
Oct 18, 2020 Venus opposite Neptune
(+/-5 days) Attractions are strong, but don’t expect them to be practical. “’To each his own,’ the woman said as she kissed her cow”…
Oct 19, 2020 Mars square Jupiter
(+/- 8 days) Your temper and your drives are going to be powerful — perhaps too powerful for your comfort or for that of others.
Oct 19, 2020 Venus trine Jupiter
(+/- 5 days) Why can’t we all just get along? Maybe under this aspect we can, for at least a little while.
Oct 20, 2020 Mercury opposite Uranus
(+/- 5 days) Find new and unusual ways to express yourself.
Oct 21, 2020 Venus trine Pluto
(+/-6 days) Your affections and your appetites deepen… and possibly become more demanding.
Oct 22,2020 Sun enters Scorpio
Time to trade in the floral-print dress for stilettos and fishnets!
Oct 24, 2020 Venus trine Saturn
(+/- 5 days) Bring some stability to your finances and your affections.
Oct 25, 2020 Sun conjunct Mercury
(+/- 4 days) You may be having powerful thoughts and ideas, but they may prove difficult to express properly.
Oct 26, 2020 Sun enters Scorpio
Oct 27, 2020 Mercury (retrograde) enters Libra
Oct 27, 2020 Venus enters Libra
Oct 31, 2020 Sun opposite Uranus
(+/- 5 days) Energy comes and goes in unexpected surges.
Oct 31, 2020 Full Moon in Taurus
Because of course, it’s 2020 — so there’s a Full Moon on Halloween.
Want to know how to work with the current and future energy to get maximum benefit? Feel free to write me about it!