This is a monthly horoscope column based on lunation (or moon) astrology. The moon has the greatest effect on people, so when we attempt to give you a little forewarning about upcoming events, without all the details of your birth, the moon gives us the best indicators.
When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE anything that you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours this month when the moon is void of course:
Oct. 2 from 8:21 a.m. to 11:21 a.m.;
Oct. 4 from 6:53 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.;
Oct. 6 from 9:43 a.m. to 12:51 p.m.;
Oct. 8 from 6:38 a.m. to 12:52 p.m.;
Oct. 10 from 11:27 a.m. to 3:09 p.m.;
Oct. 12 after 5:07 p.m.;
Oct. 15 before 7:24 a.m.;
Oct. 17 from 11:49 a.m. to 7:52 p.m.;
Oct. 20 before 8:23 a.m.;
Oct. 22 from 6:37 p.m. to 7:29p.m.;
Oct. 27 from 7:19 a.m. to 12:14 p.m.;
Oct. 29 from 12:48 p.m. to 5:38 p.m.,and
Oct. 31 from 2:02 p.m. to 8:51 p.m..
Waning Periods: Sept. 27 - Oct. 10 and Oct. 23 - Nov. 5 begin with the full moon. It's a time of completion. In candle magic, it's known as a time of banishing.
Waxing Periods: Oct. 7-22 begin with the new moon. It's a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it's known as a time of gathering.
NEW MOON: Oct. 7 @ 11:44 am in Libra. This waxing period focuses on new one-on-one relationship, marriage, and partnership issues.
FULL MOON: Oct. 22 @ 6:37 p.m. in Aries. This waning period focuses on completing issues concerning personal appearance, how others see you, and how you feel about yourself.
How to Use This Column: Because both your sun and moon sign are important, please read the sections for both of them. As you do, note that each section is broken into Insight & Picture. Insight:offers a Insight to what the planets may be trying to teach you during this period. Ponder it, and your consciousness should expand. Picture:is a broad picture of what may occur in your world during this period in time.
7-22: Insight: Examine your own shortcomings before pointing out those of another. Picture:You're emotionally torn between your desire for a partner and your need to be alone.
23- Nov. 4: Insight:Honor those who lose so that you may win. Picture: You have tremendous energy now and will win in the competitive sports you love.
7-22: Insight: When you speak from your heart, you touch the soul. Picture: A new relationship reachesa stress point and calls for renegotiation.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: Centering with deep breathing brings peace in chaos. Picture: You feel pressured to complete a project and are frustrated by aggressive people.
7-22: Insight: Listen wholeheartedly, and your partner will open up. Picture: Opportunities abound for socializing and expressing your creative side, and conversation attracts a new partner.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: The great competitor disciplines his body with skill, sharpens his vision with success and fills his heart with love. Picture: It's fun, finishing a project with competitive chatter. Love is possible now.
7-22: Insight: Peace prevails when you walk in another's shoes. Picture: Your idea of respect challenges an important relationship. Try honoring your differences.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: To see, you must first let go of your opinions. Picture: You're threatened by a superior's 'get things done' attitude. This is not the time to test them.
7-22: Insight: What we admire in another is a reflection of the best in ourselves. Picture: You ease into a new partnership and discover new ways of communicating with diplomacy instead of ego.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: The lion need not boast since all know he is king. Picture: Fulfilling passion with an athletic person or winning a competition is strongly indicated.
7-22: Insight: Wisdom listens to all the facts while righteousness hears nothing but itself. Picture:You're irritated until you let your partner present the new facts.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: Only the one who does the job knows what it takes to do it right. Picture: While completing a difficult task, you are stressed by what people think of you.
7-22: Insight: You are in control when you consciously choose to compromise. Picture: You're more magnetic now and feel the need to share. A new way of relating begins.
23- Nov. 4: Insight:Balancing passion and peace develops wisdom. Picture:You must choose between keeping the peace in an important relationship or fulfilling your passion.
7-22: Insight: Words are frequently rationalized, but Pictures always convey the message.Picture: You're annoyed and frustrated by the latest gossip.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: Intuitive knowledge is a gift not to be used for self-gratification or manipulation.Picture: Power struggles cause you to take another look at who you are.
7-22: Insight: Two in tandem exponentially empower. Picture: A new relationship develops when a conversation reveals your need for love.
23- Nov. 4: Insight:Success requires risks, that are tempered with logic. Picture: You're filled with energy and can win now, at something you're passionate about. This can range from sports to love.
11-25: Insight: True love honors differences. Picture: Relationship challenges call for a mediator, but your stubborn control attitude refuses to hear the truth.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: To hope an issue will resolve itself, just allows it to fester. Picture: You're challenged to finally address the question of who is in control.
7-22: Insight: Your attitude creates the balance between business and pleasure. Picture: You have an opportunity for business, love, and/or partnership at a new networking function.
23- Nov. 4:Insight: Beating a dead horse devalues your point and bores the audience. Picture: You fulfill a desire to showcase your opinions.
7-22: Insight: Silence is confirmation, defense requires speech. Picture: New issues of fairness cause stress in a very close relationship. You must re-evaluate what you said and what you have done.
23- Nov. 4: Insight: Instead of brooding, emulate a spiritual master. Picture: Aggressive people push your buttons, will you love yourself enough to respond?
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIBRA!!
Seventh Sign of Zodiac • Masculine • Cardinal Air Sign•Ruler: Venus
Color: Pastel Blue •Gemstone: Fire Opal • Flowers: Hydrangea, Bluebell•Herbs: Mint
Cell Salt: Nat Phos • Rules: Kidneys & Lower Back
Key Phase: "I Relate and Balance!" • Most Compatible Signs: Aquarius & Gemini
Libra,you're the creators of beauty, the counselors, diplomats and balancers of the zodiac. You have strong desire to be fair and just. You strive to keep anappearance of harmony. In your effort to keep the peace, you often lose track of what is really important. Keeping up with the Jones' can cause a lose of family respect.
Your sweet exterior hides a domineering personality. You seldom express your anger and are prone to ulcers, gall stones and kidney stones. You enjoy games, puzzles and plays; frequently spending your money on social fun, art and items that beautiful your body.
You're aristocratic, charismatic, easy going, talkative, refined, soft spoken and tactful. When in a negative mode, you tend to be vain, lazy, indecisive, frivolous, a gossiper, needy, thoughtless, extravagant, insincere, self-indulgent and gullible.
You love to network, talk and socialize in elegant environments. You have an affinity for luxury and the finer things in life.
You can excel as an artist, model, actor, interior decorator, counselor, hairstylist, florist, clothing designer, furrier, cosmetician, talk show host, beautician, manicurist, art dealer, salesman of jewelry and luxury items, marriage counselor, court reporter, diplomat, society events organizer, matchmaker, legal aid, court reporter, energy balancer, romance novelist, playwright and wedding planner.
Famous Libras include:
Julie Andrews, Chester Alan Arthur, Brigitte Bardot, Sarah Bernhardt, Truman Capote, Johnny Carson, Miguel De Cervantes, Montgomery Clift, Rutherford B. Hayes, Dwight D. Eisenhower, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Greta Garbo, George Gershwin, Helen Hayes, Rita Hayworth, Charlton Heston, Deborah Kerr, John Lennon, Franz Liszt, Melina Mercouri, Friedrich Nietzsche, Eugene O'Neill, Pope Paul VI, Eleanor Roosevelt, Giuseppe Verdi, Oscar Wilde, Joseph Kennedy, Aldo Ray, William Faulkner, Dmitri Shostakovich, Tacy Marks, Andrew Clay, Truman Capote, Roger Williams, Damon Runyon, John Mellencamp, David Carradine, Juan Peron, Adlai Stevenson, William J. Perry, Aleister Crowley, Lenny Bruce, E.E. Cummings, P.G. Wodehouse, Vince Van Patten, Lee Harvey Oswald, Sylvia Browne, and Jim Palmer.
Michele Avanti CAP, EFT-3, is a certified astrology professional, metaphysical minister, emotional freedom practitioner and award winning author. For a personal consultation ($88 - $144 per hour) call: 541-863-6631. or visit AstrologyandMore.com or TalesofTamoor.com