Astrologically speaking Halloween, happens while the Sun is in Scorpio, the sign that rules sex, death and magic. Scorpionic urges include sacred sexuality, morbid fascinations, and rituals for power and knowledge, tempting every sign while the Sun travels through this arc of the zodiac.
October’s New Moon turns up the volume on the theme songs of our past. What you avoided in September could make this New Moon even rougher as Mercury joins 6 other retrograde planets.
Joining Pluto in the goth retro party, Saturn, Venus and Jupiter are retrograde, adding to Pluto’s melancholy music about hidden power and death tolls with their own dark sounds.
As the days and nights are of equal length, the energies of the planet strive for balance. Still feeling the need for hard work, we’ve gotten more aggressive in our pursuits. The energy shifts a bit to allow us to express our dislike for the current authorities, becoming more active and emotional.
This Full Moon always brings us up short after the holidays when the Sun is in Capricorn asking for practicality opposing the Moon in Cancer asking for comfort. This year that longing for more fun and needing more money and time to get things done is being intensified by 5 different things.