The new moon eclipse in Scorpio takes place on Tuesday, October 25th.. As it falls on the south node, it corresponds with a universal moment of shedding. In astrology, eclipses are seen as coinciding with life-changing milestones. They are eventful moments that can require extra down-time to recuperate. There’s no need to push so hard right now!
Messenger Mercury harmonizes with action planet Mars on Wednesday, October 26, encouraging a strategic understanding of how to move forward. Mercury also clashes with Pluto, the planet of secrets, which dares us to confront covert information. It’s like finding a buried key.
Jupiter retrogrades back into Pisces, its zodiacal home, on Friday, October 28. Jupiter has been weaving in and out of Pisces and Aries for most of 2022. Jupiter is the planet of philosophical and spiritual wisdom. With Jupiter in Pisces, we can grow to know from a universal perspective.
Mercury enters water sign Scorpio on Saturday, October 29. Traditionally, Scorpio is a silent sign (Scorpions don’t talk); Mercury in Scorpio is stoic, but sensitive and perceptive. Mars retrograde begins on Sunday, October 30. Mars is the planet of war, and retrogrades are times of rumination. Battle scars can begin to hurt again, requiring further healing. Mars will be retrograde until January, and Mars will be in Gemini until March.