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Io Lunar Return – Sample Report

Monthly Cycle Outlook

Introduction

Welcome to your lunar return and monthly cycle outlook. It’s a window on personal developments and opportunities, and a tool to get more effectively tuned in to your important monthly rhythms, and to some longer-range ones as well. Here’s an overview of how it works and how to use it:

There are three primary cosmic rhythms that most affect individual life and destiny:

1. The daily wake/sleep cycle, driven by Earth’s rotation…

2. The yearly cycle of the seasons, determined by Earth’s orbit around the Sun, and…

3. The monthly cycle of lunar rhythms that pulse and accentuate our schedules of work and play, driven by the Moon’s passage around Earth.

Of these, the most complex and yet easiest to track and use as a daily guide is the Moon’s. As we go through its 27 1/2 day period, it paints a rhythmic kaleidoscope of the ups and downs of the individual segments of our lives, including emotional highs and lows, energy peaks and troughs, financial crests and valleys, together with alternating periods of mental focus, elation/depression, sexual arousal, career accomplishment, social standing, popularity, partnership success, health, and creativity. Most of what we consider to be the general “ups and downs” of daily life are simply our individual personal areas of sensitivity being pumped by the Moon in a monthly rhythm that is unique to each one of us.

Repeating Cycles: The Monthly Ride

Individually, it’s conveniently predictable, as each cycle repeats in the same order each month, though on slightly different days, and if you know when your peak cycles are coming, you can plan for it and ride them like the waves they are as far as they will take you. And, when the wave is past, you can rest and avoid fighting the tide as it goes out, until the next one comes along to pick you up. Just check your calendar, wait for the incoming wave/tide, and then ride – that’s all it takes.

Astrologically, these waves coincide with when the Moon passes over your individual birth planets and houses once each month, giving the areas of life concerning each a temporary boost, then bottoming out two weeks later. Keep an eye on it and follow its rolling repeats for just a few months, and you’ll always want to stay consciously plugged into it. It becomes like pumping a swing in the playground, you just go higher and higher with only a little timed input on your part.

The Changing Monthly Overview – the Lunar Return

on the spot where you are (and where you are then is important, too), called a lunar return. By looking at that chart, you get an idea of the style, priorities, and general feeling of the month to come, until it expires and the next month’s lunar return supplants it. Underneath, like the humming engine under an automobile hood, the same rolling lunar beat goes on, but with a new style and body design to show off each time – one month a sedan, the next an SUV, then a utility wagon, then a sports car, maybe even a racing vehicle, depending on what’s uniquely happening in the sky, never the same twice.

Change Your Month, Change Yourself

It’s always a treat to see what you’re going to be riding in next month, but unlike most other astrological arenas where you’re stuck with what you get, if you don’t like the model, you can change it, simply by going someplace else for the day of your lunar return (solar returns, or yearly birthday charts, work the same way). Traveling even just a hundred miles or so, in some cases, can change the all- important ascending and culminating signs and move critical planets to other houses that will give you a radically different look and style for the month (though it won’t change the chassis, or the engine beneath) – it’s all up to you.

This report looks at both takes on your coming month, first the part that changes and is full of surprises to field and take advantage of, and second the regular rhythms that drive you from beneath, reinforcing your beat and direction, where you need to mind the music and the step if you want to maximize the best possible results, increasingly, from month to month.

The Void-of-Course Moon

There is a period of time every couple of days when the transiting Moon has made its last aspect to another body in the sky before changing signs which is described as a Void-of-Course Moon period. It can last from a few minutes to over a day, depending how late in signs the planets are at the time. Because the Moon at this time doesn’t really have its “feet on the ground,” it is generally considered a period unfavorable for tangible decisions that require solid support, but an excellent time for insight, relaxation, and reaching outside of confining boundaries.

It’s generally a bad time to make purchases, sign contracts, start major new ventures — anything that you need to rely on down the line. Ordinary daily routine is OK, just not big moves, as outcome is often wild and unpredictable. Events already in operation at the time it begins often suddenly lose their footing and destabilize.

On the other hand, it’s a great time to relax, party, get creative, and generally float free — when what you want is the wild and unpredictable, a break from ordinary and sometimes confining stability.

Section 1.This Month’s Style: Your Look and Feel

These are the most personal – and changeable – parts of your lunar return. It’s about what you look like to others (Ascendant), your reputation and career view (Midheaven), inner personality (Sun), and feelings and emotions (Moon).

Ascendant

Your Ascendant this month, how you look, dress, what’s in the mirror, what others see:

Ascendant in Cancer
[Feelings Forward]

You’re looking meaningful, from the heart this month, even if you’re only talking about the weather. The way you project it, it seems like you really feel what you say, so expect serious engagements as a result.

Sun trine Ascendant
[Clearly In Tune]

You look as good as you feel when you just take your image for granted and don’t feel you have to primp to appear your best. Good looks flow from good feelings, and you’ve got plenty of both.

Venus square Ascendant
[Finding Your Look]

There may be a disconnect between the way you appear and what’s actually your best selling point, what gets you what you want. Clothes and makeup won’t do the job, you need to stress something else less physical.

Saturn trine Ascendant

[Lean On You]

You feel solid this month, perhaps to the point that others see you as a rock they can depend on when they’re feeling weary. When you’re the voice of experience, that only makes you stronger.

Uranus square Ascendant
[Annoyingly You]

An inclination to be quite sure you’re right about something can put others on edge by the way you express it, so try not to needle other unnecessarily. Being obnoxious about it won’t help your cause.

Pluto opposition Ascendant
[Proving Your Power]

If you have to prove you have power over the situation, you’re already in a wasteful game that risks diminishing gain at best. Avoid manipulation and skullduggery, or it could overcome you.

Midheaven

Your Midheaven this month, what people are saying about you and thus your professional prospects:

Midheaven in Pisces
[Mysterious]

What exactly is it that you really do? That may be on people’s minds as your abilities in various areas display themselves. You don’t have to have only one, limiting answer, when you do what you are called to, and well.

Sun trine Midheaven
[Saluting Your Flag]

No one makes you look better than you yourself, and when you’re in easy tune with your accomplishments, no one looks better than you. Take modest credit, move on to more [applause].

Mars square Midheaven
[Against The Wind]

Your best efforts may not be having the effect on your reputation you’d like, so perhaps you should point them elsewhere for the moment. Relax and float downstream, don’t fight the wind.

Jupiter square Midheaven
[Conflicting Compliments]

Lots of nice words going around about you, but they’re not all consistent and can get in each others’ ways with conflicting stories about you, which could make you look a little goofy. Attend and correct.

Sun
Your Sun this month, how and where your inner personality shines forth:

Sun in the 5th house
[Radiate]

If you let your creative instincts flow, there’s a month of fun at your command, even if some call it work. Parties are where you find them, because you’re the entertainer.

Sun conjunct Saturn
[Seriously You]

You’re weighing in a little heavily on yourself this month, but could be that a slower take and a little more gravitas suits you well. It doesn’t mean you’re losing speed, just gaining impact.

Sun sextile Pluto
[Flying With Fate]

It feels like the powers of destiny are carrying you along, because they are. So if you’re a bit less concerned with danger than others around you, it could be because you know you’re actually safe, regardless.

Moon
Your Moon this month, the mix of feelings and emotions that are especially on tap:

Moon in the 12th house
[Hidden Reactions]

Your feelings can get you in trouble this month, but so can suppressing them, so you’ll need to tread a delicate line where measured responses just suit the moment.

Moon opposition Mercury
[At A Loss For Words]

Feelings get expressed in spits and spats, but it’s difficult to express them easily or concisely right now. Either there are too many words, or not enough, feast or famine, but not quite exactly right.

Moon trine Venus
[Easy Pleasures]

Whatever you feel like, it will lead you easily to what you want, and you’re in just the mood to enjoy what you get. No grasping at straws here, the straw comes easily to your mouth, and you enjoy what it delivers.

Moon sextile Uranus
[Emotional Discovery]

New feelings you may not have had before slip in and reveal fresh inner territory, and it’s enough to make you smile. Like a sudden cool breeze on a summer’s day, it can give you shivers of the best kind.

Moon square Neptune
[Wandering The Marshes]

Feelings surface, then elude you, as mixed emotions turn this way and that. It’s hard to tell truth from fiction, and the map seems to have been misplaced. Turn to your head for rescue, follow the logical route, even if it doesn’t feel right.

Section 2. Monthly Maneuvers: Your Goals and Action Plan

The inner “personal” planets Mercury, Venus, and Mars paint the way in which your plans (Mercury), desires (Venus), and actions (Mars) combine to set your daily table, get you what you want by setting your goals and making it all happen.

Mercury
The way you organize your head, structure your intentions, communicate and network, tie it all

Mercury in the 6th house
[Placement For Perfection]

It may seem fussy to some, but arranging everything to fit, on time and by schedule, will max out satisfaction and productivity for all. This month is the time to tend to it, one detail at a time.

Moon opposition Mercury
[At A Loss For Words]

Feelings get expressed in spits and spats, but it’s difficult to express them easily or concisely right now. Either there are too many words, or not enough, feast or famine, but not quite exactly right.

Mercury sextile Venus
[Brains and Beauty]

Your smarts and your charms work hand in hand for each other this month, from complementarily distant postures. You can stand back enough from both to make beauty truth, truth beauty.

Mercury trine Uranus
[Original Thinking]

You can think out of the box without seeming to, as news ideas flow from the old seamlessly, without interruption or needless explanation. Ask and you shall receive inspiration, then bring it to earth.

Mercury square Neptune
[Confusion]

Dreams and fantasies, even delusions, get in the way of clear thinking, so it’s hard to get a plan forged that’s doesn’t get hung up by something unreal. Don’t consolidate now, wait until your focus returns.

Venus
Your Venus this month, your needs and desires, from love to food to money, what/who you are hot for and is hot for you:

Venus in the 4th house
[Where The Heart Is]

The most satisfying experiences are those closest to home this month, and you needn’t stray far to get what you want. It’s right in your hand, just grasp it and enjoy the intimate moment.

Moon trine Venus
[Easy Pleasures]

Whatever you feel like, it will lead you easily to what you want, and you’re in just the mood to enjoy what you get. No grasping at straws here, the straw comes easily to your mouth, and you enjoy what it delivers.

Mercury sextile Venus
[Brains and Beauty]

Your smarts and your charms work hand in hand for each other this month, from complementarily distant postures. You can stand back enough from both to make beauty truth, truth beauty.

Venus opposition Uranus
[Elusive Butterfly]

The pursuit of rapidly changing desires can leave you with nothing if you don’t make up your mind – and yet you just can’t. New is old before it arrives, so not choosing may actually be the best choice.

Venus square Pluto
[Insatiable Need]

No matter how much you want it, it seems to elude you with only half satisfaction, but the pursuit of the rest has diminishing returns. The more you push, the less pleasant the results.

Your Mars this month, your physical energy, actions, assertiveness, fuel and speedometer rating, the fire inside:

Mars in the 6th house
[Marching To The Beat]

Marshall, control, and channel your energies this month so that nothing is wasted and everything runs in sync. If you know just what your next step is, you’ll never run out of steam half way through it.

Mars opposition Jupiter
[Heady Topspin]

A surfeit of available energy can easily get lost by dissipating it in all directions instead of keeping to a focused track. Chasing your own tail can exhaust you, avoid chasing retreating goals.

Section 3. Opportunities: Opening Doors, Closing Windows

The middle (social) planets Jupiter and Saturn are about the opportunities and limitations set by your immediate social and financial environment, who’s helping, who’s not, what to invest wisely in and what’s likely to bring you down. Jupiter tends to be the upside, Saturn the downside.

Your Jupiter this month, where opportunity knocks, big doings await, prosperity and good times await or elude:

Jupiter in the 12th house
[A Bridge Too Far]

It can be easy to follow either your generosity or your ambitions to unexpectedly inappropriate or overextended places right now, so watch your feet against a well-meaning stumble. Trust, but verify.

Mars opposition Jupiter
[Heady Topspin]

A surfeit of available energy can easily get lost by dissipating it in all directions instead of keeping to a focused track. Chasing your own tail can exhaust you, avoid chasing retreating goals.

Your Saturn this month, surrounding situations which may hold you back or on a good day wisely keep you from overreaching.

Saturn in the 5th house
[Simple Pleasures]

Small entertainments may satisfy more, and now is certainly the time to find out, as you’re not likely to be flooded with party invitations to mega-occasions. Fun comes from what you’re playing, not what you’re playing with.

Sun conjunct Saturn
[Seriously You]

You’re weighing in a little heavily on yourself this month, but could be that a slower take and a little more gravitas suits you well. It doesn’t mean you’re losing speed, just gaining impact.

Saturn trine Neptune
[The Enduring Cliché]

It’s a time when well-worn aphorisms and repetitive wisdoms fare well, to the point of losing the point, much of the time. But truisms still have the kernel of truth within, even if rather too well-worn.

Section 4. Background Trends

The outer planets are the slow-movers you don’t generally live to see come full circle, part of the larger picture of which your life is only a small part but which may be directly affecting you. The evolutions of national and world politics, economics, religious and moral trends, wars and migrations, boom times and depressions, all are out of your control, but they can control you, for better or worse.

Uranus

Your Uranus this month, what’s shaking things up, unexpected change, shocks to your expectations, brilliant breakthroughs, sudden turnarounds, off the edge developments:

Uranus in the 10th house
[Self Exposure]

Now is the time to suddenly reveal all before someone else does it for you. An unexpected press release for promotion, or just self- discovery it pays to share, now is the time to let it out of its cage.

Moon sextile Uranus
[Emotional Discovery]

New feelings you may not have had before slip in and reveal fresh inner territory, and it’s enough to make you smile. Like a sudden cool breeze on a summer’s day, it can give you shivers of the best kind.

Mercury trine Uranus
[Original Thinking]

You can think out of the box without seeming to, as news ideas flow from the old seamlessly, without interruption or needless explanation. Ask and you shall receive inspiration, then bring it to earth.

Venus opposition Uranus
[Elusive Butterfly]

The pursuit of rapidly changing desires can leave you with nothing if you don’t make up your mind – and yet you just can’t. New is old before it arrives, so not choosing may actually be the best choice.

Uranus square Pluto
[Social Strain]

The people rise, and governments fall, as new technologies and awareness sweep over whole continents over this period of several years in the making. Take advantage, take shelter, or both.

Your Neptune this month, dreams and fantasies, hopeful and wishful thinking, the perhaps unattainable but desirable creative muse, always great and heady if you can get a piece, sometimes sad and confusing if you don’t:

Neptune in the 9th house
[Dream Journeys]

This is a time to listen to your dreams, even make a dream journal, as places you go in sleep or just imagination may be important messages or even real destinations that await your later fulfillment.

Moon square Neptune
[Wandering The Marshes]

Feelings surface, then elude you, as mixed emotions turn this way and that. It’s hard to tell truth from fiction, and the map seems to have been misplaced. Turn to your head for rescue, follow the logical route, even if it doesn’t feel right.

Mercury square Neptune
[Confusion]

Dreams and fantasies, even delusions, get in the way of clear thinking, so it’s hard to get a plan forged that’s doesn’t get hung up by something unreal. Don’t consolidate now, wait until your focus returns.

Saturn trine Neptune
[The Enduring Cliché]

It’s a time when well-worn aphorisms and repetitive wisdoms fare well, to the point of losing the point, much of the time. But truisms still have the kernel of truth within, even if rather too well-worn.

 Pluto

Your Pluto this month, ongoing forces of destiny or just naked power that can push you ahead or shove you down, regardless of how you handle it. Inside, it can be unaddressed needs that drive you, sometimes exciting and arousing, sometimes hurtful and unfair, always to be wary of:

Pluto in the 7th house
[Senior Partners, Junior Partners]

Relationships should ideally be equal, but usually aren’t. The push and pull for dominance and power is strong this month, a contest to see who’s on top, who submits. Smooth it, or refuse to play.

Sun sextile Pluto
[Flying With Fate]

It feels like the powers of destiny are carrying you along, because they are. So if you’re a bit less concerned with danger than others around you, it could be because you know you’re actually safe, regardless.

Venus square Pluto
[Insatiable Need]

No matter how much you want it, it seems to elude you with only half satisfaction, but the pursuit of the rest has diminishing returns. The more you push, the less pleasant the results.

Uranus square Pluto
[Social Strain]

The people rise, and governments fall, as new technologies and awareness sweep over whole continents over this period of several years in the making. Take advantage, take shelter, or both.

Section 5. Personal Lunar Return Highlights

Some months, the planets in the lunar return fall right on top of important planetary positions in your own birth chart. These are highly important, because they give a stand-up, personal accent to your overall situation for the month, often highlighting peaks of longer planetary cycles giving you a boost not just this month, but repeating all year. This month,these include:

Lunar Return Ascendant conjunct natal Venus
[Passionate Presentation]

You lead with your needs this month, and what pleases you is always on the table to please others, as well. Don’t hide it, just say you want it without beating around the bush and chances are, it’s yours.

Lunar Return Sun conjunct natal Neptune
[Inner Searchlight]

Unlock your dream diaries, let out your fantasies, bring the most hopeful and prayerful side of yourself forward and make some of it a reality. It won’t all work out, but what does will put you in the clouds.

Lunar Return Mercury conjunct natal Midheaven
[Relay The Message]

It’s the time of year when you can best get your message out and present yourself and your accomplishments in a clear, orderly fashion. Time to appear organized, regardless of whether you really are.

Lunar Return Saturn conjunct natal Neptune
[Delayed Dreams]

This long-term (29 1/2 year) Saturn-Neptune cycle peak can both clarify and cut through your hopes and dreams, ridding you of impossible visions, narrowing your focus on what you ought, rightly, to be looking for. A reality check, for sure.

The Daily News, All Month Long

Throughout the month, the rhythms of the planets highlight both the lunar return and your own natal birth chart. These give special qualities to each day, with opportunities and possible pitfalls to match. Some of these are one-shots which you’ll never see again, others part of a monthly rhythm that you will see every month and should strive to get in tune to, to get ahead of the curve.

What you’ll see here:

Transits to the lunar return planets and houses – these are small tweaks to your transient monthly style. They’ll happen again next month, but on totally different days for a different lunar return. Worth a look, but won’t come back to haunt you. Use them and forget them, like a handy but disposable tissue.

Lunar cycle rhythms of the natal chart planets and houses – these will come back every month (in the same order, with the same advice, in your next report), so note them carefully, get into tune with them, learn to plan and make room for them ahead of time. The better you know these, the more you’ll be on top of and even ahead of yourself every month. Remember them.

New and full Moons, – these are the big, monthly tidal rhythms, the overall ebb and flow of intensity that affect not only you , but everybody, regardless, from ordinary mortals to would-be werewolves, vampires, and freelance lunatics.

November 1, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Jupiter 9:28:49 PM EDT
[A Size Larger]

This month’s possibilities are kicked up a notch and grow into something even more promising if you catch the wind today. It won’t last forever, but it could mean a critical point of ambitious departure.

November 2, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 5th house 5:20:41 PM EDT
[Play Time]

Whether it’s playing music, playing with kids, or simple bedroom play, the next couple of days are open to party and create more fun in your life, rekindle your spark for living and loving.

November 3, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Venus 7:21:05 AM EDT
[Want It, Get It]

Whether it’s love, money, or anything attractive, this is your monthly peak of desire when you can expect to receive and enjoy. Scoop it up, take it in, set some aside for later in the month when it’s less available.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 1st house 5:44:46 PM EDT
[Upsurge]

Your new look for this month is particularly emphasized for the next few days, so play the part and make the most of it, as it likely will be a new game yet again in only a few weeks.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Ascendant 5:44:46 PM EDT
[Refresh Your Face]

The face you’ve put on for the month gets a free boost today, so straighten up your costume, throw yourself back into the play, and let your chosen persona of the moment work its magic for you.

November 4, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 6th house 7:54:55 PM EDT
[MoonHousekeeping]

Couldn’t hurt to turn your attention for a few days to picking up on details, rearranging your schedule, and generally organizing the everyday affairs that make your life run smoothly, on time.

November 5, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Saturn 6:28:38 AM EDT
[Soft Ground, Hard Choices]

Your resistance to change is low, which might make for action but also can catch you off-guard, more easily sideswiped or lured into unwise actions that won’t support you later. Wait until you’re sure before acquiescing.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 2nd house 9:54:46 AM EDT
[Pocket Power]

This month’s new approach to handling your finances and spending is emphasized, so get out of your old patterns, try out something new. Think it over before you buy, invest in something else.

Transiting Moon opposition Natal Jupiter 5:19:41 PM EDT
[Mending And Tending]

This is your monthly expansion low, when it’s better to patch up and police what’s already in operation than launch something new. Make the most of what you’ve invested in before you throw more effort, money elsewhere.

Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Mercury 8:12:48 PM EDT
[Say It With Words]

Your monthly Mercury peak puts words in your mouth and ideas in your head, so speak your mind and write down your clever concoctions, as you’re on top of your mental game. Put your plan forward now, for later.

November 6, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Sun 3:55:03 PM EDT
[Feels Like Home]

At the top of your Sun-sign cycle right now, in all its uniqueness and glory, you can get the attention you want if you just step out and receive the accolade. The biggest monthly boost, so don’t waste it.

November 7, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 3rd house 4:12:30 AM EDT
[New Subject Matter]

Something new to talk about is at the tip of your tongue, if you just let it out. The same with those you’re addressing, try someone new, add a different style to your personal network.

Transiting Moon Enters natal 7th house 4:33:07 AM EDT
[Turning Outward]

The next few days are partner perfect, so don’t rely on yourself when you can lean on someone else for support, affection, and who knows what else. Time to hand it off and play ball, together.

Transiting Moon opposition Natal Ascendant 4:33:07 AM EDT
[Hand-Off]

You’re not the first pick of the litter this time of month, but your partner could be, so find someone else to share the spotlight with, enjoy their light and make it your own. Time to be a team player, pass the ball.

Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Uranus 3:51:35 PM EDT
[Where The Wild Things Are]

Your monthly peak of inventiveness and discovery can have the unusual jumping out of the box and startle everyone, but original approaches that pop up now can be mined all month long when inspiration wanes.

November 8, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Pluto 1:15:45 PM EDT
[Stopping Point]

This monthly power cycle brings issues that may have to be dealt with forcefully, unless you can manage a tactical evasion to prevent it. You can push and shove to get your way, but better to let a surrogate do it if possible.

November 9, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 4th house 5:37:03 AM EDT
[Redecorate]

Come home at a new time for a couple of days, and do something out of the ordinary when you do, like revamp the place. It could be a whole new rhythm for you, just because it’s a new look.

Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Mars 4:49:51 PM EDT
[Make It Happen]

Your monthly energy peak has you running at your hottest, with power to spare, so spare no effort in getting what you need done while your strength is up. Time for work decisions and startups to get underway.

November 10, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 8th house 12:40:35 AM EDT
[Evaluating Needs]

It’s a good couple of days for assessing what you need to keep or throw away, and what may be necessary to get elsewhere. Recycle what you can, borrow or use credit when you need to.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Venus 12:48:55 PM EDT
[Step Up And Get It]

The move you need to make in order to get the juice out of the month is on tap today, so don’t miss the opportunity. That extra bit of mutual attraction to bring love or money (or both) is within reach, so grasp it.

November 11, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 5th house 4:44:25 PM EDT

Don’t let having fun be a repeat, until it isn’t fun anymore. Try something fresh, adventurous, at a different time and place, with different people. It’s about waking up your senses to new pleasures.

November 12, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 9th house 9:24:31 AM EDT
[The Big Picture]

Time is well-spent the next few days backing off the small stuff and getting a handle on what makes it all come together in your life. Travel – on your feet or just in your head – broadens, for sure.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Saturn 12:13:51 PM EDT
[Resting Place]

A pause to catch your breath and make sure current operations are stable and under control can be a relief today. On the other hand, pushing too hard will likely just meet with frustration, blockage.

Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Neptune 8:57:48 PM EDT
[Fountain Of Dreams]

This is the time of month when you refresh yourself at the fountain of fantasy, creativity, hopes, and dreams. Don’t worry about feasibility, only desirability, and work out how you want to work it out later.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Sun 9:38:59 PM EDT
[Jumpstart]

This month’s efforts get a sudden boost, like they didn’t really get started until just now. If you need to repeat steps to get it all in sync, do so, and you’ll get better momentum the rest of the month.

November 13, 2012

New Moon in natal 9th house 6:07:59 PM EDT
[Reformulation]

Time to get a new grip on how it’s all put together, your world view. The world has gotten bigger over the last year, so don’t be content with the size you were wearing. Grow with it, expand your horizons.

New Moon in Lunar Return 5th house 6:07:59 PM EDT
[A Creative Twist]

Time to try out a new way of having fun for yourself, even if it only lasts the month, so that you refresh your creative energies, renew the way you express love, keep the passion bright and evolving.

November 14, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Midheaven 6:37:46 AM EDT
[Professional Contacts]

This work and reputation peak is when you’re most likely to get noticed professionally, find your ambitions confirmed, generally get extra PR and notice from the outside world. It’s what’s up, and it’s you.

Transiting Moon Enters natal 10th house 6:37:46 AM EDT
[Matters That Matter]

Time to get down to business and do some business for a few days, throw yourself into career matters or pursue your life’s most important purposes. You get your reputation by making it, now.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 6th house 8:28:16 AM EDT
[Refurbish]

Break your regular regimen and try a new one for a moment. Whether it’s what you eat, when you rise, or any other daily ritual, put it into a new rhythm, if only to better appreciate the old.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Mercury 10:16:37 AM EDT
[Bright Ideas]

The flash of genius needed to make this month work may just be hitting, so keep your mind open for a perk in planning, an emphasis in reorganization that allows it all to come together as intended.

Transiting Moon opposition Natal Moon 12:13:31 PM EDT
[Disattached]

This monthly lunar low finds feelings flagging, less emotional entanglement and interaction. A great time for dispassionately evaluating relationships, because there’s less passion to interfere with your judgment.

November 15, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Mars 11:24:23 AM EDT
[A Quick Move]

The flash of energy and push to put you where you want to be this month sparks today, so fire away at your intended target. You don’t even have to squeeze the trigger, shooting from the hip may do just fine.

Transiting Moon Enters natal 11th house 10:22:35 PM EDT
[Rare Air]

Spend a few days Enters up in the world – that can mean keeping the very best company of closest friends or finding new colleagues who will help you up the ladder of success, your own elite.

November 16, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Venus 9:29:00 AM EDT
[Slim Pickings]

This is a low-appetite phase of the month, which is just as well, as it’s not that good for getting what you’d like, anyway. A good time to find out if you took as much as you needed earlier, or need to readjust input for next month.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 7th house 5:49:33 PM EDT
[Team Substitute]

You can lose interest in the way you partner, and the person involved, if you don’t switch off now and then, to get a fresh feeling of interaction. Try new timing, someone fresh, just this once, to clear the air.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Pluto 6:39:15 PM EDT
[Blockade Runner]’

Don’t let sudden obstacles in the middle of the road stop your progress. That’s what side streets are for, and confrontations avoided now allow you to outdistance those left behind grappling for control.

November 17, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 12th house 3:19:59 PM EDT
[Behind The Scenes]

You’re not quite camera-ready for the next day or so, so don’t leap into the spotlight prematurely. Spend time perfecting your costume and makeup before your next stage entrance.

November 18, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Saturn 12:16:05 AM EDT
[Stabilizers On]

This monthly peak may not seem like one, because it’s about slowing things down and taking the more careful path. Restrictions seem to rise, but they may also be fail-safe backup points you’ll want to keep.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 8th house 3:12:40 AM EDT
[Throwing It Out]

Time to reevaluate what you keep and what you discard – also where you use someone else’s stuff instead of your own. Don’t borrow, don’t lend, and double-check what you think is trash.

Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Jupiter 9:37:47 AM EDT
[Big Plans]

You’re at your expansive peak for the month, so thinking large is the order of the day. Tend to the big picture now and expect input to come in that affects major efforts already in operation, swell your part in them.

Transiting Moon opposition Natal Mercury 12:09:11 PM EDT
[Thoughtless]

This mental low point is a good time to let your mind rest, don’t force yourself to come up with solutions, turn to others for advice or just let plans ride until there’s a better idea in the wind.

November 19, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Sun 5:48:15 AM EDT
[Weary All]

This is often the lowest, most tapped out portion of the month, when personal energy is low or restless, there’s less engagement and encouragement than usual, a good time to step away from it all.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 9th house 5:13:17 PM EDT
[Open Your Head]

Now’s the opportunity to consider a totally different way of looking at things. Maybe life is fundamentally different than you thought. Consider new beliefs and try them on, before you snap back to the old.

Transiting Moon Enters natal 1st house 5:32:44 PM EDT
[Go-go Time]

On your busiest monthly lunar peak for a couple of days, so make personal appearances, get out in front of your public, just be there and be seen. The focus is on you, so grab it, run with it.

Transiting Moon conjunct Natal Ascendant 5:32:44 PM EDT
[Front And Center]

This is usually the peak cycle of the whole month, when you get the most notice and can make your presence known more easily, even without trying. Sally forth, or simply wait for the message that you’re wanted.

November 20, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Uranus 4:21:46 AM EDT
[Dull Blades Don’t Carve]

You’re at your least original and inventive point in the month, when incisive solutions may not be available. Don’t go with a worn-out tool, wait until you’re sharpened up again to tackle the tough cuts.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Neptune 1:37:18 PM EDT
[A Faint Suggestion]

Wisps of imagination could be the threads of something stronger if you’re listening today. Listen to the still, small voice that calls you, then decide if it’s real enough to invest in, tag on to a dream.

November 21, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Pluto 1:42:02 AM EDT
[Powerless]

Not for you to say do or die, your way or the highway, right now, so let someone else take charge of the fray. Avoid confrontations and you won’t miss them, and neither will anyone else around you.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 10th house 6:48:51 PM EDT
[A New Career]

Shifting careers in mid-stream? Maybe not, but maybe you should be, if only to refresh what you normally do, get to know it from a new perspective, and consider the alternatives.

Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Midheaven 6:48:51 PM EDT
[In The Wind]

A breath of good news for what you’re promoting this month is in the air, so see if you can catch it and blow it up bigger. Turn rumor into fact, fulfill imagined promises, show off your accomplishments.

November 22, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Mars 6:57:50 AM EDT
[Breathe Out]

This is your physical energy low, when you need to begin the cycle of buildup to more exciting days to come. Work may be in a slough, muscle tone and chi generally less in gear, time to prepare, not deliver.

Transiting Moon Enters natal 2nd house 3:39:58 PM EDT
[Cash Flowing]

The emphasis on money in and out makes this couple of days important for your bottom line this month, so pay attention on getting it, keeping it, and spending, but not overspending, where needed.

November 23, 2012
Transiting Moon conjunct Lunar Return Uranus 7:31:18 AM EDT
[Points Of Light]

Slightly unstable ground could trip you and have you seeing stars – or a glimpse of unexpected starlight could put you en route to higher places. Look for the unexpected, let it work for you.

November 24, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 11th house 2:32:51 PM EDT
[Heaven Is A Place]

What’s the best place in the world for you? Among close friends, in a fancy restaurant, seeking personal enlightenment? Maybe it’s someplace you never considered…time to give that some thought.

November 25, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 3rd house 11:05:36 AM EDT
[Talk On]

The next day or so open up the wires for communication, so get on the horn and make contact, network, interact, and spark the neurons that inspire yourself and others, put it all together.

November 26, 2012
Transiting Moon opposition Natal Neptune 1:36:26 AM EDT
[Just Ordinary]

You’re not exactly in dreamland this part of the month, and a little hard-to-find imagination would help, but seems to elude. Call it creatively tired, or just uninspired, tend to business as usual until the vision returns.

November 27, 2012
Transiting Moon Enters natal 4th house 8:40:02 PM EDT
[Homeward Bound]

Take the next couple of days to take care of business at home, if you have the time, in general make room for the room you live in and the surrounding space that gives you the firm foundation from which you operate.

Transiting Moon opposition Natal Midheaven 8:40:02 PM EDT
[Where The Heart Is ]

The opposite end of your monthly career cycle, this is the perfect time to stay home and enjoy the pleasures of the fundamentals of life and family, put off the outside world until you’ve got the ambitious itch again.

Transiting Moon Enters Lunar Return 12th house 11:02:19 PM EDT
[Bad Dream]

One person’s minor slip-up is another’s personal nightmare, and you can avoid either or both right now: just stop, look, and listen for that unscheduled train before you rush onto the track.