You’ve got to stay dedicated to your path today! Saturn, the planet of commitment and structure, turns direct after its retrograde of nearly five months. Since May 23, the karmic planet has been moonwalking in the sign of Aquarius, asking us to commit to what we love.
It’s also been asking us to work hard on projects and relationships that we really want to see grow. With the right level of commitment, everything we hold near and dear has the ability to take flight. As long as you’re willing to do the work, Saturn will reward you as it starts to move forward and retrace its steps and energy from May. Projects that had been put on hold or the back burner can suddenly come to light again.
You’ll have to put some elbow grease into it if you want to get things done, but keep your eyes on the prize. Never forget the foundation you’re creating and the groundwork you’re laying, not only for yourself but also for generations to come. You’re being aided by your sheer willingness to put your blood, sweat, and tears into the things and people you love. Whatever is worth the struggle is exactly what you need to focus on at this time. Whatever falls away wasn’t good enough for you in the first place. After all, with all of this work to do, Saturn doesn’t have time to play games!
Saturn stations direct today. Our thinking begins to shift towards the future — at least rhetorically. However, we aren’t likely to see any clear paths forward and we may be particularly bothered by details that seem to be out of place. Our individual assessments may be especially harsh today, leading to moody dissatisfaction. We may have some concern that certain traditions and ways of doing things are being ignored. The retrograding Mercury continues to return our attention to understanding how others are seeing our decisions. We are likely to believe that we must fulfill an ideal that is illusory. The Moon goes void-of-course at 9:30 PM PDT.
Today is the 283rd day of 2021
72 days until the Winter Solstice
Mercury is Retrograde in Libra
82 days until 2022
Sun is in Libra
Moon is in Scorpio
Mercury is Rx in Libra
Venus is in Sagittarius
Mars is in Libra
Jupiter is Rx in Aquarius
Saturn is Rx in Aquarius
Uranus is Rx in Taurus
Neptune is Rx in Pisces
Pluto is in Capricorn
Chiron is Rx in Aries
- Mercury is retrograde from September 27th until October 18th in Libra.
- Jupiter is retrograde from June 20th and goes Direct on October 18th in the signs of Aquarius/Capricorn.
- Venus is retrograde from December 19th and goes Direct on January 29th (2022) in the signs of Capricorn/Sagittarius.
- Neptune is retrograde from June 25th until December 1st in Pisces.
OCTOBER 2021 LUNAR INFORMATION
OCT 13: FIRST QUARTER MOON in CAPRICORN – You might have a strong need for being useful to the and you look for justification in the outside world. You may underestimate what you want from yourself and for yourself. Shyness may be accompanied by resentment of the fact that others ignore you. Do not seek approval from the outside, it will not help you get rid of your doubt and it is harmful to you. You have to trust your inner values.
OCT 20: FULL HUNTER’S MOON in ARIES – The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster then is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
OCT 28: LAST QUARTER MOON in LEO – You feel safe in moments when you can impress others and get praise and admiration. Yet, when you get into the spotlight, you may find yourself at a loss. Maybe you should admit your fear of criticism and your inability to accept criticism. It is very important to accept feedback and use it for improvement.
The time has come to be gentle and diplomatic when dealing with others. You might have found yourself in a situation where negotiations are necessary in order to reach your goal. Be mindful of the words you choose, but do not worry.
Deer Spirit reminds you that you have the ability to be sure-footed and confident while showing humility and respect for others. You will find that your capacity for calm and grounded communication is heightened at this time.
Follow the way of Deer Spirit and you will do well, gaining the respect of others and finding common ground that is pleasing to you. Remember that understanding others and their needs will be more powerful at this time than putting your own first. If you do that, you will be rewarded tenfold.
In traditional Numerology, the 18 is usually reduced to the root number 9 by simply adding up its individual digits: 1 + 8 = 9.
This means that the primary energy that influences someone who is aligned with the energy of number 18 comes from the number 9 that lies at its root.
The number 9, you may recall, is a profoundly spiritual number which is associated with The Hermit in the Tarot, who goes off into the wilderness in search of spiritual fulfillment.
The number 18, however, is also strongly influenced by the numbers 1 and 8, which are highly materialistic numbers.
The 1 is the number of originality and leadership, brimming with confidence and charisma.
The number 8 is known as a power number which imparts the ability to accomplish great things, to build and manage vast organizations.
When these two numbers combine with the universal spiritual energy of number 9, it can lead to the establishment of a humanitarian organization, the use of wealth or connections for philanthropic purposes and the self-sufficiency and determination to produce profound outcomes for the betterment of humanity.
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