NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: DECEMBER 10-16 2018

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Photo: Peter Forster
Photo: Peter Forster

Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
Popping bubble wrap. What brings you satisfaction? When you feel satisfied, there’s a feeling of completion. Of course these moments are meant to be impermanent, since impermanence is the law of nature. So your quest is not to feel satisfied all the time. Instead, celebrate your satisfaction. Revel in it when it happens. Notice those small moments even when your to-do list is a mile long. It will help you feel at home with yourself.

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Capricorn // Capricorn Rising 
A dragonfly skims the surface. You are navigating the surface issues in your life. Don’t forget to address the motivations that are below the surface— your emotions and core beliefs. Even though you’re busy out there in the real world, you can’t ignore your inner world. At intervals throughout the week, turn your gaze inward Reflect on your dreams and your feelings. Feel the feelings. It will help everything make sense. 

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Aquarius // Aquarius Rising 
Fire ceremony. You can set your intentions out into the universe. Use ceremony and ritual to seed your intentions and nurture them to development. Stay focused on the vision. You must be able to trust in your future or you’ll be constantly insecure. Build up your confidence and self-trust by believing in your dreams and centering your energy on possibility.

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Pisces // Pisces Rising
Riding an elevator. Up, up, up. There’s only one direction you’re supposed to go. Find support. Find the tools, resources and people that will help you achieve. None of us are born with everything we need. We’re supposed to learn, and develop. It might be time to update the way you think of yourself so that you are an energetic match for your own success. 

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Aries // Aries Rising
A leopard. The leopard’s spots are the perfect camouflage. They mimic the shadows of leaves. How have you been trying to blend in? What ferocious truth is ready to be unleashed? When you leap out of the shadows and announce to the world who you are, what is lost and what is gained? When you have found your answers, it’s wonderful to share them. But remember, it’s okay to retreat back into the question too.   

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Taurus // Taurus Rising 
The bottom of a river. Look for your answers at the bottom of the stream. It’s a shallow stream, ankle deep and clear as air. You can see everything you need to see, as long as you’re really looking. Water represents emotions. so examine your true feelings. But try to remain objective. Receive help from a friend or counselor so that you can really sift through the sediment and sand in an organized way. Tending to your feelings is simple, natural and straightforward. 

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Gemini // Gemini Rising
Binoculars. Through two lenses comes one image. Can you share your unique perspective with someone, listen to their viewpoint, and arrive at compromise? You’ll arrive at compromise by really listening. On a normal day there are so many chances to blend your viewpoint with someone else’s. It doesn’t mean you need to lose yourself.  Opening yourself to an outside perspective will simply help you learn. 

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Cancer // Cancer Rising 
Rowing the boat. To get to where you want to go, you need to get into a rhythm. You need to practice. You can’t just row one stroke and expect to arrive. This symbol inspires patience, and it also asks you to let go of perfection. Give yourself a lot of chances to get where you’re going. Don’t judge every emotional current that pushes against you. It’s the daily practice that will support you. 

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Leo // Leo Rising 
Making faces. It’s time to take a little more ownership over how you’re feeling. Practice making faces at yourself in the mirror. Practice all kinds of emotions. Do this practice so that you can see how quickly you can cycle through all the different feelings. The important thing for you right now is to envision yourself as the creator. The more you can feel like you’re creating the emotional experience of your own choosing, the more options you’ll have. So play around with it. 

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Virgo // Virgo Rising
A heart beat. It’s often only possible to react to daily responsibilities. Instead, your attention is currently being directed to the core issues that are most important. Ignore the external factors and focus on your internal needs. This is a time for deep emotional healing. You need to clear emotionally and energetically so that you can step back into your responsibilities with focus and clarity. Tend to your inner world. 

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Libra // Libra Rising 
Carrots. This is the carrot that tantalizes the donkey. What tasty tidbit is firing up your curiosity and activating your mind? What idea is propelling you forward right now? If you don’t have one, it’s time to find one. Brainstorm. If you’re clear on what it is, focus there. Talk about it and hash it out. It may turn out to be something that you need to share through teaching, writing or generally communicating. 

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Scorpio // Scorpio Rising  
A floating crown. Solid gold. A symbol of power and prestige. It floats in the air, so it’s available. Take it for yourself. Crown yourself and make yourself powerful. Imagining yourself wearing this crown will activate a strong sense of security and a deep knowledge of your creative power. This symbol can help you have faith and trust in your own deeply rooted stability. 

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NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: DECEMBER 3-9 2018

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Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
An ant on a twig. You are supported. Being supported and feeling supported are two different things. The universe is offering assistance. Accept it the same way a tiny ant accepts the support of the twig on which it walks. The ant doesn’t overthink how the support got there, it just takes advantage of the pathway. Keep moving, with fire, optimism, and love. Let your instinct drive you.

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Capricorn // Capricorn Rising
Weaving flowers. Keep busy and you’ll understand what you’re supposed to do. Beauty isn’t normally a big part of your sign’s symbolism. But for now, let beauty inspire. Connection to nature, Earth, and beauty can open you up to inner knowing. Stay active and focus on appreciation. This helps you act in alignment with your intuition, so that your path lights up ahead of you.

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Aquarius // Aquarius Rising
A horse coughs. A horse symbolically represents journey, freedom, power. A cough symbolizes bringing something to the surface. Seems pretty straightforward. Bring your enthusiasm and your gallop to the surface. Where are you going? What’s the vision for the future? What missing piece will set you free? You might need to coax the answers forward— cough it up, so to speak. Contemplate these questions and set some intentions.

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Pisces // Pisces Rising
Studying the charts. Examine. It’s time to look for clues. Review the past and set the future course. If you aren’t actually studying a situation this week, you’ll have to redo later. Spend some time examining your data. This isn’t literal advice, just consider which area of your life would benefit from extra research and a systematic approach. That’s where you need to place your attention now.

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Aries // Aries Rising
Stomping the Earth. An emphatic gesture. This stomping is meant to get your attention so you can set your intention. You have to decide. Put yourself on notice that this is the week to journey toward your purpose. Take what you know and it’s time to go. Your heart is calling. You now have enough information to answer your “why” questions. “Why” questions relate to your motivation. Make the decisions you need to make and then aim for the stars.

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Taurus // Taurus Rising
Stepping stones underwater. Just deep enough that your feet will get wet, but the waters are safe and gentle. So step in. Move across the river. Water represents feelings. It’s uncomfortable when your shoes get soggy, but it’s the only way to get where you want to go. Pay attention to the current feelings. Invite the old forgotten emotions to come forward too. Feeling all the feelings will help you reach your true destination.

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Gemini // Gemini Rising
A freight train moves fast. You can carry baggage, but you can still go fast. Start where you are. Common advice is to “get over it,” “think positively,” etc. But that won’t work right now. You have to look at your baggage around relationships. Know that moving forward on the track is inevitable, so you won’t get stuck. But take stock of the cargo you’re carrying so that you can communicate more clearly in the future.

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Cancer // Cancer Rising
Ocean waves. Maybe the waves are like the breath of the Earth and Sea. In and out. In and out. Focus on your breath. Any simple, embodied practice developed now will help you find expansion later. Meditation or Breathwork is recommended. This is a moment to keep things very simple, detailed, deliberate and focused. Simple, healthy practices developed now will have an exponential effect on your life.

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Leo // Leo Rising
Ouroboros. If you follow the snake longe enough, you’ll follow it all around the globe until it catches its own tail and infinity is realized. Translation 1: Everything is nothing and nothing is everything. Translation 2: Don’t take yourself so seriously. The snake symbolizes creative life force. You are renewed. You are reborn. So live! Don’t let ego get in the way.

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Virgo // Virgo Rising
Lioness. A mother lion will protect her cubs at all costs. She is the fighter and the provider. If you need fierce mother energy activated in your psyche, call on her energy. You are a baby cub supported by fierce mother lion. You can surrender. And you can be fierce and strong whenever you wish. Contemplate this symbol and set intentions around receiving nurturance and security.

Libra // Libra Rising
A satellite dish. You are taking in ideas and digesting information. Notice to what extent. At this time you’re extra sensitive and receptive. Your mental antennae are activated and receiving signals. Carefully moderate what comes through. It’s important not to go into information overload. With the right filters in place, this can be a heightened phase of teaching and learning.

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Scorpio // Scorpio Rising
A kitten laps up milk. There are many resources available. Understand that you have what you need. It’s time to feel satisfied. The symbolic kitten is eating milk, so it doesn’t need milk. Your sense of satiation will help you make better decisions. Metaphorically speaking, don’t go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. Apply this metaphor to every area of your life.

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NUMINOUS TAROTSCOPES: DECEMBER 2018

Dive into this month’s medicine for your sign with our Numinous Tarotscopes December 2018, cast by Melinda Lee HolmArtwork: Prince Láuder

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SAGITTARIUS // SAGITTARIUS RISING 
Six of Cups

Happy solar return, Sagittarius! You’re closing out the year and another journey around the Sun with a little congratulatory pat on the back – centered right over your heart center. Something tells me that ring of Fire you jumped through last month really boosted your intuitive powers, fueling the empathy needed to earn this achievement in the realm of Water. Sixes generally indicate a reversal of fortune after the chaos of the five, a hard-earned win after a long struggle. And because of that I always read in them a deep appreciation for the accomplishment they assume and a deep empathy for those who have not yet made it there. It’s like coming in out of the cold and looking back out onto the street, hoping those still walking are mere steps from their own warm solace.

Maybe what you’re looking out at is another part of yourself that hasn’t made it in, some piece of your heart that can’t quite catch its breath yet, still steeling against the wind. This month, find forgiveness and empathy for all those parts of yourself so you can lift them up and integrate this new emotional lift and use it to help others do the same. If you’re the type that doesn’t care much for birthday celebrations, make an exception this year. Have dinner with a few close friends. Allow them to celebrate the very fact of your existence on the anniversary of your entry into this world and as you do, really feel in turn how grateful you are that they’re here with you.

Sagittarius stone for December: Green Apophyllite. Green Apophyllite helps to cleanse and heal the heart through the power of the natural world, while its attunement to the energy of the Earth grounds our perspective.

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CAPRICORN // CAPRICORN RISING 
Five of Wands

Lay down that magic wand you’ve been wielding, Capricorn! The time for action has hit a distinct pause. All that glorious conjuring that served you so well last month will not likely get you where you think it will this month. It is time to step back to reflect and observe. And look, I know the Fives have a bad reputation. We (me included!) tend to think of them as unwelcome bumps in the road, barriers to our progress. Let’s turn that around this month. I’ve got a Five this month too (Sun in Cancer), so I’m giving myself the same pep talk I’m giving you. Let’s spend the last month of the year changing our relationship to these challange points, welcoming them with open arms.

All December, I invite you to REVEL in disconnecting from taking action, from creating, from reading all the messages between the lines. You’ve accomplished enough for now. Sit back and enjoy the view. Even better – barely notice the view. Let the whole world roll past you and over and through you as you become very quiet and still. So still that you hear sounds within you never knew were there, the music of your body serenading you, blood pumping through veins and breath steadily moving in and out, cooling and warming as it goes. You can choose to be frustrated by this moment or you can take advantage of it as an opportunity to fine tune your inner frequency without any guilt around slowed productivity, with the knowledge that when you do make moves again, you’ll be wiser and better equipped.

Capricorn stone for December: Grape Agate. Grape Agate provides a safe haven to get settled, centered, and refocused. It calms the mind and body, allowing superficial stressors to take a backseat to more urgent needs.

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AQUARIUS // AQUARIUS RISING 
Ten of Wands

It’s full steam ahead for you this month, Aquarius, so strap on your coziest work boots and get ready to feel utterly brimming with creative potential. These moments don’t come along often and when they do, there can be outside factors that make them a little sticky. With Mercury stationing direct on the 6th, and following up on all that great interior work you did last month, I feel you’re going to have a really nice period of productivity that will have you wondering how you got it all done. We usually need to slow down on our own projects when the holidays come around, but you are well positioned to elegantly navigate family and social obligations while bringing your own creative visions to life.

Exciting times! My guess is that something blew into your orbit in November that rekindled a previously forgotten desire of your heart, some long lost goal or creative dream. Now is the time for you to bring that dream into reality, into a form that you can see and taste and feel. If you’re unsure what this dream project is, call on the intutive aspect of Wands to guide you. Sit quietly with your eyes closed and ask for clues to be sent into your view that will point toward the most fertile areas of growth. Even if you spend all month doing this once a day without taking action, it would be a month very well spent. We can only make our world as big and lush as we can dream it. Dream big, Aquarius. You have the power to make it reality.

Aquarius stone for December: Shiva Lingam. Shiva Lingam stimulates the physical and energetic bodies, infusing both with the vibrancy and stamina needed to bring crazy dreams into reality through hard work.

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PISCES // PISCES RISING 
Ace of Swords

Oh, Pisces, this is quite a Solstice gift for you! Your highly tuned empathic sense is the envy of the zodiac, but it can also lead to a murky sense of truth. After all, our perspective and experience determine what we see as real and if you’re able to tap into the perspective and experience of others with such ease, that reality can shift around quite a bit. But this month, you have the great gift of clarity both received and expressed. All of that careful assessment you got into last month is going to be rendered in super sharp focus, high definition realness. Be ready to accept what you see and trust yourself to speak to it. This Divine gift of reason and communication is precious, especially this time of year, coming off a string of retrogrades!

Your gorgeous sensitive heart may be made uncomfortable by what you can see now or by the directness of the words that come to carry your expressions. That’s ok. Instead of trying to avoid or suppress any discomfort, embrace it and turn this x-ray vision you’ve been gifted to the task of seeing where it’s coming from, what it’s rooted in, and what that tells you about yourself. Be kind and patient with yourself, offer yourself shelter, and hold always in your heart the joy of growing and evolving as a spiritual being and a human. And make sure you’re surrounded by your nearest and dearest on New Years. Something tells me you’ll improvise a speech that will leave no dry eye in the house.

Pisces stone for December: Opal. Opal inspires independent thought and action through a connection with one’s innate and deeply held personal truth. It offers the freedom to express oneself openly and honestly.

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ARIES // ARIES RISING 
Page of Swords

You’re turning over a new leaf to close out the year, Aries! There must have been some beautiful and profound revelations that came out of the heart explosion you went through last month, and now you can get a better grasp on their meaning. You are stepping into a completely new style of communication with yourself and with others, forgetting all the rules you adhered to before. It’s a wonderful way to really feel the integration of all the lessons of not just last month, but the past year. The freshness of the Page energy can sometimes be seen as naive, but here it feels like an achievement, a sign of wisdom, an indication that you’ve gotten all you could out of the previous path and yearn to walk a new one, to learn more.

Allow December to be a clean slate. If there are stories that you’ve been telling yourself about who you are or can be or are capable of, let them go. In your relationships with others, step out of automatic repsonse styles and really consider what you want to communicate befoe your words come out. Open yourself to the wide open expanse of options in your thoughts, your intellectual frameworks, and your verbal and non-verbal expressions. Think of the whole world as your cosmic thesaurus, showing you variations on themes you never knew existed. And whatever you do, resist like hell any urge to fall into old patterns in your interactions with family over the holidays. That is your richest area for growth opportunity this month.

Aries stone for December: Optical Calcite. Optical Calcite offers the opportunity to see things, people, and situations through a different lens, challenging our own perspectives and opening understanding.

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TAURUS // TAURUS RISING 
The Sun

Well, Taurus, here we are. You made it through all of 2018 digging around in Earth and Major Arcana and I have to say, I am deeply impressed. It’s a beautiful thing to see a year tied together like this and I truly hope you are feeling the culmination of lessons around creating the world around you in collaboration with the Divine Universe. And if you’re not yet, you will this month! December holds a beautiful illumination for you, a chance to see and believe as you haven’t been able to before. Your world is about to take on new form and color, new meaning, as you take in this landscape that has developed over the past year. Take time to drink it in and enjoy it.

December can often bring a tendency to overcommit, overschedule, and overindulge. Resolve early to not bite off more than you can chew – literally or metaphorically. You want to maintain a nice, calm center from which to survey your world – especially with the revelations of these retrogrades still waiting to be understood and integrated. It’s been quite a journey for you this year. What you see this month will bring it all into focus, revealing how far you’ve come and giving you hints about how to begin planning for the next year. Don’t forget – the other aspect of The Sun is that it provides the energy needed to grow fruit from the Earth. Takes notes on what seeds find their way onto your path this month.

Taurus stone for December: Garnet. Garnet grounds passion in reality, ensuring that we take an optimistic, yet realistic, view of our personal potential in a given set of circumstances.

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GEMINI // GEMINI RISING
Seven of Pentacles

December is bringing you a lesson in patience and your own power, Gemini. Be ready to encounter many opportunities to confront limiting beliefs about yourself and your productivity. While these may seem harsh or painful at first, know that they are here in the service of showing you how much you truly are capable of and to bolster your trust in your own ability to create. Sevens are about overcoming doubt, and you cannot overcome doubts you cannot name. Before they are named, we just think they are part of the fabric of our reality, a truth that tells us the boundary of our capabilities. So strap in and start digging early in the month. The more you can uncover, the greater the bounty of this work will be  – and just in time for a fresh new year!

You know how everyone gets all excited when Mercury stations direct because things can start moving again? Well … don’t get too excited. Not about that anyway. What I want you to try to focus your excitement on instead is the action and process of work itself, the experience of it, feeling how capable your hands and mind are to create and build. The output isnt important right now, your trust in your own ability and your faith in the eventual outcome of that ability is. If you have difficulty with this, give yourself small reminders – set realistic daily goals, put one foot in front of the other, and see them completed by the end of the day. Trusting yourself is a practice. Keep working at it and let it unfold.

Gemini stone for December: Vanadinite. Vanadinite clears blocks to creativity and productivity, particularly those coming from within ourselves. It can unlock hidden potential and artistic avenues of exploration.

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CANCER // CANCER RISING 
Five of Cups

Ok, Cancer, don’t freak out. I feel your deep sighs reverberating through the cosmos. Trust me, they were mine too when I pulled this card for us. What a way to close out the year, right? But then I challenged myself to push past those feelings and consider more deeply the implications of this mournful, chaotic energy, and now I am honestly stoked about it! That Page energy last month really stirred the emotional pot. Feelings were coming fast and furious, creating surprising reactions and the potential for huge transformation. We’re not who we were before. No one can be after making themselves so radically vulnerable and open, and we wouldn’t want to be. And now we have the chance to mourn the loss of our old selves before we step into the new year.

So often we are told we’re being dramatic or negative if we express a sense of loss when our situation changes or we evolve as people. We’re not supposed to admit attachment to lifestyles or mindsets that we’ve outgrown. But if we don’t acknowledge the attachment, we can never be released from it. So, let’s do this, Cancer! Ruminate on who you no longer are, make a shrine to your old self, write yourself letters, and be ready to gather it up and let it all go. I’ll give you extra credit for ritual disposal of an item that is symbolic of who you used to be – and EXTRA extra credit if you do it on the Solstice.

Cancer stone for December: White Calcite. White Calcite helps to gently cleanse and revitalize the energetic body, removing debris from past woundings and traumas from this life, previous lives, and inherited trauma.

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LEO // LEO RISING 
Five of Swords

All this big cosmic power has got you a little mixed up, Leo, but it’s no reason to panic. While this month may feel unrelentingly confusing, you can greatly soften the experience by eliminating one little phrase form your repertoire: “figure it out.” Our human brains are obsessive little things. They like order, categorization. They are made uneasy by ambiguity. In other words, they like to get things figured out. However, there are very few things in life that we actually NEED to figure out in order to get through our day to day. Where the keys are so you can leave the house? Yes. What exactly your sister meant by that comment on social media? Not so much. You following me?

Stick to the basics this month. Don’t figure anything out. Practice the art of purposeful naivety. That guy who cut you off on the freeway? Maybe he has a family emergency! You’ll never know for sure anyway, so why not believe it and spare yourself the churning anger of road rage. If you feel called to it, read up on the Buddhist concept on nonduality. Try on the idea that good and bad do not exist, that everything in the world is neither and also both. If you need to make decisions this month, rely on your gut instinct and your heart. Air is in chaos, but Fire and Water should serve you well. Play your cards right in this energy and you’ll be the most content person at every holiday gathering of the season.

Leo stone for December: Rainbow Hematite. Rainbow Hematite encourages mental clarity and focus while removing stagnant energy and helping to raise consciousness and psychic abilities.

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VIRGO // VIRGO RISING 
The Chariot

You are riding off into the sunset of this year with style, my dear Virgo. You’re packing up only what you need and allowing the fruits of your labor to sweep you off your feet and into your future. And with the serious amount of internal balancing and excavation you’ve been up to over the past couple months, it should be a very easy task deciding what it is you want to carry forward into this next chapter. Allow the last few days of Mercury’s retrograde trip to shake off before you make final decisions, but don’t stall too long. You’ll want to be moving before the holidays hit. Make the Solstice on the 21st your deadline for any decisions on what you want the landscape of 2019 to look like.

The Chariot is about the vehicle, not the driver. The message here is to pay attention to what it is that you are allowing to carry you. My guess is, you’re in good shape, but do take time the first half of the month to check the metaphorical oil and the tire pressure on the container you’re driving through life. Sometimes we get on automatic pilot, we forget to check our navigation closely, to get that squeaky hinge oiled up. Look around your life and make sure that everything that you trust to keep you moving forward is in good working order – for YOU. And then sit back and enjoy the ride. It should be a beautiful journey into the new year.

Virgo stone for December: Pink Tourmaline. Pink Tourmaline is a particularly soothing heart stone, creating a safe environment for the heart to open and be nurtured and healed by oneself, loved ones, and the Divine.

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LIBRA // LIBRA RISING
Two of Swords

Ah, Libra, do you hear that? It’s the sound of your mind quieting down after all that cosmic balancing out last month. As we shift out of the retrogrades and into the last lap of 2018, you’re hitting that runner’s high clarity where everything sort of pops into focus and the pieces that have become irrelevant fall away like dead leaves from a hibernating tree. Allow the gentle breeze of your native element to sweep through every fiber of your being, coaxing out any dust that may have become lodged in the corners, leaving you renewed. This is a time for a fresh start, for getting back to basics. The seed of wisdom in the element of Air is settling itself into your consciousness. Your task is to make sure it has a healthy place to grow.

Take care to free your mind of clutter this month. I am big proponent of regular meditation for everyone all the time, but for you, this month, it is crucial. Twenty minutes twice a day is my preference, but if you can get even five in I’ll take it. Don’t get bogged down in which style of meditation is “correct” – that’s just your brain cleverly distracting you. Pick one and go. Change it up if you need to. Just be disciplined and do it daily. Trust me, you’ll thank me when the Soltice rolls in and you find you have a crystal clear vision of how you need to proceed with your work and life in the new year.

Libra stone for December: Bismuth. Bismuth transforms through providing a hard reset on connection with others, the environment, and our true selves, inspiring a push for positive change and growth.

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SCORPIO // SCORPIO RISING 
King of Wands. 

You’ll be the belle of the ball this month, Scorpio, and not (just) because of your good looks and charm! You’re going to have an almost psychic ability to plan and execute on your obligations, freeing you to truly enjoy the social time you schedule and earn. Kings represent the Air of their suit, and when that mental clarity and vision is combined with the magick and intuition of Fire it creates quite an enviable atmosphere of laser-focus and deft execution. You’ll have a supernatural ability to know exactly where and with whom your energy is best spent. If you have a tendency to feel dragged down by draining holiday events, rejoice and look forward to a month spent surrounded by inspiration.

In order to get the full benefit of this energy, you have to have great boundaries in place. Boundaries – not retaliatory meaures. Keep the stinger under wraps and your focus on making sure you don’t feel the need to use it in the first place. If this sounds overwhelming, spend the last few days of Mercury’s retrograde run asking for guidance on how you can let go of anything standing in the way of your embracing the power of a loving “no.” Sometimes even just acknowledging you have an issue will be enough for you to clear it. You cannot deny what you choose to see. Light a candle, throw rocks in the sea, let it go. And then shine up your dancing shoes. You have a a lot of reveling to do.

Scorpio stone for December: Nuummite. Nuummite activates powerful internal magick and self-mastery. It reveals areas of weakness so they can be molded into strengths and shows us how to reach our full potential as creative beings.

NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2 2018

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Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
Giving a flower. The full description of this dream-like image is “a bubble that has a hand gives a flower.” This symbol represents generosity, potential, and expansion. Generosity is the seed. Your ability to be generous energetically opens up your potential for new developments. And that leads to your expansion. So if you don’t know what else to do this week, start with generosity.

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Capricorn // Capricorn Rising
A snowboard slices through snow. You want to find your momentum, but as usual you have to make your own path. Trust that you can get to where you want to go. Put yourself in motion, then enjoy the ride. Let your subconscious guide you intuitively. The more you can coast instinctively, the better. If you overanalyze every move, you’ll topple.

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Aquarius // Aquarius Rising
Examine the distant sky. It’s easy to take the sky for granted. But staring at the distant horizon will improve your sense of vision, literally and figuratively. This is your moment for vision. How do you want to feel, in every important area of your life? What’s your vision for your contribution to humanity? Answer these questions with a vision board or brainstorming session. Know your direction.

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Pisces // Pisces Rising
A beating heart. A heartbeat pulses through your entire body. It sets the rhythm in a subtle way. What pulses through you and sets the rhythm for your career goals? What is your purpose when it comes to the topic of your sacred vocation? Big question, simple answer. Stay focused on the core service you want to offer to the world. The central heartbeat. Everything else is just noise.

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Aries // Aries Rising
A golden star. A star is always above. It’s something to look up to. Gold is symbolic of many qualities, among them: illumination, love, virtue, wisdom, magic, and prosperity. It’s time for you to lift up your mind and set your sights higher. There is no limit to your sense of love, wisdom, and prosperity. This week can teach you that. Open yourself up to a new way of thinking. Or if that’s too extreme, refine your current thought process. There’s room to grow.

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Taurus // Taurus Rising
Rolling the dice. You have got to take a risk, especially in your personal relationships. Nothing is solid, ever. Nothing is guaranteed. Your strength is tangible and real when you trust yourself. When you know that no matter what happens, you’re good. Then you can take the risks that your heart yearns to take. Then you can create intimacy.

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Gemini // Gemini Rising
Bird feet. The bird mostly travels by wing. The wings seem much more important than the feet. Although they’re far less obvious, the feet represent stability for the bird. What’s the hidden stability in your life? One factor to consider is your important relationships. Have you been taking them for granted? Do you need to make more room for stabilizing relationships? It’s time for adjustments to be made.

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Cancer // Cancer Rising
Stones thrown into the pool. A ripple effect. Start with the basics and let your energy ripple out from there. Make sure you feel tidy and organized. The ripple effect will be stability and efficiency. Take preventative measures to help your body feel healthy. The ripple effect will be productivity and peacefulness. These are just examples, but the idea is to keep your focus on the core principle and then admire the results.

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Leo // Leo Rising
A sewing project. There’s a step-by-step process to be employed. Choose the pattern and colors, thread the needle, attend to the details. There’s also the joy of creativity. Making something appear from nothing. Don’t hold back. There is something that you need to put out into the world. Identify your step-by-step method and make it happen.

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Virgo // Virgo Rising 
A child’s birthday party. The hats are decorated according to theme. The children play and have fun. When was the last time you felt this way? Enjoy an innocent celebration. Tend to your inner child by doing something fun and childish. Your inner child has a very specific way that they yearn to feel special. Find out what it is and celebrate it.

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Libra // Libra Rising 
Leaves fall in autumn. There’s a lot of motion. Everything is changing, but especially the way you think and communicate. It’s time to truly listen to yourself. You need to let go of something and you need to change the way you think. It’s a big deal! But it’s also very natural and just another phase. So ask yourself lots of questions and wait for the answers.

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Scorpio // Scorpio Rising
Pine tree forest. The more that you can let yourself go at your own rate and speed, the better. Try not to feel rushed. Take deep breaths and lean back. The pace doesn’t set itself, and it shouldn’t be set by someone else. What does time feel like for a pine tree forest? Possibly ancient, slow, and unhurried. Soak up that feeling and set your watch by it.

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NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: NOVEMBER 19-25 2018

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Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
Letters in the sky. There’s a message for you. The only question is whether or not you’ll look for it. Is there some area of your life where you’ve been going through the motions and ignoring what isn’t working? Start asking questions about it. There’s some message you need to hear. It’s likely that this new insight could have an impact on an important relationship.

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Capricorn // Capricorn Rising
Hands overflow with lego pieces. You can’t hold onto all the pieces. You need a box or a shelf, some kind of system. Some new organization. This metaphor extends to any life area that is ready for some systematic overhaul. Stop absentmindedly picking up pieces and then dropping them. Get organized.

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Aquarius // Aquarius Rising
Vibrational waves, ocean waves. A ripple effect is underway. Something that you put into motion is now stretching out to meet the world. Think of yourself as the center point and recognize what a great impact you have on those around you. What would this world be without you? It’s okay to build your ego up right now, if it strengthens your self-confidence. You are important.

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Pisces // Pisces Rising
White rabbit holds a magical watch. You can get caught up in the constraints of time or you can believe in magic instead. Why constantly worry about being late if the clock is always running? Go through the looking glass and invert time. There is no time and every moment is now. Connect to the past and redesign it so that you feel healed. Soothe your younger self. Your current self will feel the effect.

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Aries // Aries Rising
A spear. A simple tool. This symbol is embedded with reminders. Hold yourself up straight and tall. Go straight to the point in your relationships and conversations. Linear logic is important right now. Don’t avoid the truth, seek it out. If you bend or waver you will loose your momentum, so keep moving forward. Remember why you started. Don’t try to do too many things at one time, stay focused. And most importantly, work to connect with others.

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Taurus // Taurus Rising
A very tall giraffe. To carry such a long neck, the giraffe body must be very strong and sturdy. Incredible power resides at the base and extension is achieved.This is your symbol because you need to take some time to examine your roots, your base, your stability. When you know deep within your heart that you are secure and safe, then you can expand your life with a sense of lightheartedness.

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Gemini // Gemini Rising
Revealing a blank slate. A chance for a new beginning! Go after this fresh start with gusto and excitement. What a wonderful place to be— all possibilities stretch ahead. It’s easy to feel uncertain when you are just starting out. Instead examine your new project with an air of curiosity. What will you choose? What will you write on the slate? It’s all up to you.

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Cancer // Cancer Rising
A labyrinth path is scattered with flowers. You continue to walk, lost, looking for the exit in the labyrinth. But there are clues under your feet. The flowers are there to help you navigate. You just need to know how to interpret love. How to understand hope. How to keep your mindset positive. Look for the good in everyone and allow compassion to be your best guide.

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Leo // Leo Rising
A spider in the garden. There is whole ecosystem and everyone has an important role to play. You can focus on your role, but remember that you need everyone else too. The spider eats the bugs, so don’t kill the spider. The spider symbolizes creativity because she constantly weaves webs. What are you ready to make? You need to put it out in the world and collaborate. This is how your garden grows.

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Virgo // Virgo Rising
Sipping through a straw. No need to awkwardly tip your glass when you have a straw. What you need can come to you. This applies especially to your work. Systematize and delegate. Use your tools and your brains to make things happen with less effort. It’s time to be a leader. It’s time to achieve. Get above the fray of the daily demands so that you have more perspective.

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Libra // Libra Rising
A musician playing a flute. Follow the music. Go where the song leads you. Music can take you to a different vibration. There are many things that can shift your vibration; a nap, a walk, a smile, laughter, an inspiring affirmation. Seek those things out. An elevated vibration can shift you into new possibilities. Even if it’s just a tiny bit more elevated than it was before. Find a new center of gravity.

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Scorpio // Scorpio Rising
Fruit pies. Delicious options. Keep enjoying life. Keep doing pleasurable things. While you do so, take the time to recognize that you are having fun. Celebrate. Make it meaningful. And then feel confident when the moment of pleasure resides. You don’t need to remain attached to the pleasure. By nature, it comes and goes. This is your chance to allow and let go. Release your expectations.

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NUMINOUS TAROTSCOPE NOVEMBER 15 2018: THE TOWER

The Tower asks us to let the storm sweep away what’s no longer solid, clearing space for us to rebuild even stronger, says Scorpio Season’s reader-in-residence Anna Toonk … Cast using The Slutist Tarot 

THE 2018 AQUARIUS WAXING MOON WANTS YOU TO MAKE RADICAL PROGRESS ON YOUR DREAMS

As the new year draws ever closer, the 2018 Aquarius Waxing Moon wants us to step into our fullest power and make a radical stand for our mission-driven dreams, says Jennifer Racioppi

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Waxing Quarter Moon // November 15 2018 // 9.54 am ET // 23 degrees Aquarius

As the Sun moves through the fixed water sign Scorpio, and the last of the leaves find their way to the earth to decompose, the 2018 Aquarius Waxing Moon highlights transformation—especially as it relates to you rising on behalf of your mission-driven dreams.

With the Sun setting earlier and earlier, and 2019 becoming eerily closer each passing moment, the current astrological dance calls forth these transformations. Even for those on the other side of the world, where the Sun waxes instead of wanes, the essence of Scorpio season prevails; signifying a time to release limiting beliefs that hold us back from stepping into our full power.

The Aquarius Waxing Moon coincides with the end of Venus’ retrograde journey and the beginning of Mercury’s final backward spin of the year—stimulating radical action on behalf of your most heart-driven goals. Given that Mars’ and Venus’ respective retrograde cycles have commanded heavy doses of emotional sobriety, 2018 closes out with all of us feeling way more conscious and aware! Especially when it comes to understanding the extent to which we still live in a racist world, the fragility of our environment, and some of the bypassing undertones that infiltrate spiritual communities.

This Waxing Quarter Moon boldly highlights both how far we’ve come AND how much further we have yet to go …

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//The Cycle//
This Waxing Quarter Moon marks the halfway point between the Scorpio New Moon and upcoming Gemini Full Moon. On the most basic level, it asks us to recommit to the goals and intentions we set just a week ago when the Sun and Moon aligned at 15 degrees of Scorpio.

From a more nuanced perspective, however, this Waxing Moon directly relates to the energy of the Lunar New Year, and the New Moon in Aquarius on Feb 15, 2018. Aquarius, the sign of futuristic visioning, represents dreams, ideas, and collaborations. What were you dreaming of 9 months ago? Now’s the time to assess the progress you have (or haven’t) made on behalf of your deepest heart’s desires.

Then, ask yourself this: Are my goals helping to bring this world to a better place? Am I (sincerely) leading with love? Am I striving to create more equality, inclusion, and justice? How can I make my personal growth journey more socially aware so I can contribute on a higher level to society in general?

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//The Transits//
This Waxing Quarter Moon also conjoins Mars, who has spent an extended period in Aquarius due to his retrograde journey—the sign that represents progressive, global, values. Mars’ retrograde cycle happens approximately once every two years and asks us to eradicate self-serving ambitions. Since the Waxing Moon and Mars both trine Venus as she wakes up from her retrograde cycle, this particular cosmic moment highlights the need for societal change even more.

Venus has two phases, an “evening star” position, and a “morning star” position. When she’s in evening star, she rises as the Sun sets and is in her receptive position. When she’s in her morning star position, as she is right now, she rises before the Sun and is in her most fierce, righteous, phase. Venus, now awakening from her retrograde journey and rising before the Sun, pushes us to go after our values, beliefs, and dreams.

And given that she’s receiving a beam of support from both the Moon and Mars as she stations direct, it’s time to own humanitarian values—fully commit to your determination to make positive changes in the world. Venus, after all, relates to love. In her morning star position, she stations direct in Libra, a cardinal air sign that fiercely stands for justice. Use this to your advantage, and go after radical progress on your dreams!

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//The Square//
With the Sun in Scorpio squaring the Moon in Aquarius, we could find part of ourselves stubbornly resisting progress. Both Scorpio and Aquarius are fixed signs after all, and neither readily acquiesce. “Radical change” might feel impossible—if even desirable! With Mars in the mix, we might feel moody, possibly even a little aggressive/passive-aggressive. Depending on the level of consciousness we bring to the day, we might even feel defensive. On the plus side, Scorpio, beckons profound truth, while Aquarius is a sign that pushes us into alignment with our values. With positive self-talk and a righteous commitment to our values, we can find the necessary conviction to step out of our demise and into our resurrection.

The best approach? Use the friction of the square to give yourself a reality check. If you find yourself feeling defensive, name it. If you feel angry, express it. Then tap into the energy of Venus stationing direct and commit to your becoming. Make a vow to offer your journey and growth to the betterment of the world. Choose to face your future, as opposed to your past and your pain.

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//The Opportunity//
This Aquarius Waxing Quarter Moon, packed tight with nuanced astrological meaning, punctuates a long and winding road of retrograde challenges. Thankfully with Venus on the eve of her direct station, forming an ideal angle to both the Moon and Mars, we can use this opportunity to go high and trust in a radical leap forward.

Review the progress you’ve made over the last nine months, or since Venus went retrograde on October 5th. Or even since the Scorpio New Moon that happened last week. Use this as a springboard for your next big leap. As the Sun wanes and nature decomposes, trust that it’s leading you to your rebirth. This energy will magnify even more in the days following the December 21 Winter Solstice. For now, stay in your strength, and remain committed to the life you most want to live.

2018’s cosmic curriculum commanded maturity. The heavy retrograde activity overhauled mindless ambition, highlighting vapid behaviors, and asking all of us to embrace emotional sobriety and get to work on behalf of the world. Now’s the time to embody what you’ve learned. We are all in this together!

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NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: NOVEMBER 12-18 2018

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Scorpio // Scorpio Rising
Rolling out the red carpet. Provide a warm welcome. This symbol is about honoring yourself and others. You are someone to be respected. Know it. And use your position and stature to hold open the door to others who would follow in your footsteps. Show compassion with all of your heart. Everyone is a VIP. The more that you feel forgiveness and compassion, the easier it will be to respect yourself.

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Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
A tiny cricket. Get hungry. Like the cricket devouring leaves, you need to devour information. Look within to nibble on the true wisdom of your Inner Guidance. Look out into the world for the serendipitous moment that triggers a new realization. The cricket symbolizes luck, so trust that what you need to know will appear, you just have to stay open to it.

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Capricorn // Capricorn Rising
Many stairs to climb. You climb a little bit everyday. It’s easy to be hard on yourself, but trust that you are ascending. Put your attention on what you’ve already built. That will help you feel secure as you continue to climb further. You aren’t starting at the bottom of the staircase. Remember that as you dream big dreams for the future.

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Aquarius // Aquarius Rising
A watermill. Energy is available. Use your creativity to figure out how to access it. Once you do, you’ll find that extra push that can help you succeed in your career. You can feel motivated, energized and fired up. Stay singular and focused, that will help. Stay inspired. Believe in yourself and your gifts. Then do the work you’re meant to do.

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Pisces // Pisces Rising
Starfish stuck on a rock. If you can get unstuck, you’ll find massive powers of regeneration. Get out of the way. You shouldn’t be your own saboteur. This may be a moment to contact the depths of whatever it is you’re afraid of. Look at the fear and watch it dissolve. Then journey toward vision, inspiration and hope. It’s time for you to follow your own star.

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Aries // Aries Rising
Playing a computer game. You can find unexpected ways to solve your problems. You simply have to treat this all like a game, in a fun and rather detached way. Don’t take the ups and downs of life so seriously. Let go. By releasing old emotions and finding forgiveness within yourself, you unlock a new perspective. Eventually, this will allow you to have more fun.

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Taurus // Taurus Rising
Cooking over an open fire. Go direct to the flame. There’s no need for an oven or a stovetop when simple heat is all you need. In the same way, go straight in when it comes to communication. Be pure, honest and direct. Be kind and thoughtful, but don’t mince words. This will help your public image and teach you how to go after exactly what you want.

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Gemini // Gemini Rising
Breaking your own chains. It’s time to reexamine your everyday routine. What habits have got a hold on you? What do you need to release so that you can experience more freedom? Think of this as a seasonal review that will allow you to recalibrate. Seek out new habits and routines that feel healthier. It may be a hard adjustment at first, but the end result will be a feeling of freedom.

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Cancer // Cancer Rising
A dried up dandelion flower. Blow on the dandelion seed pod and make a wish. Watch the seeds scatter through the breeze. When you put all of your energy into something, it will take on a life of its own. Take the first step and set your intentions. Make a wish. The next step is to believe in yourself. Respect yourself. Don’t be shy or self-deprecating. Be brave and follow through. You’ll see where the breeze will take you.

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Leo // Leo Rising
A leaf on the surface of the lake. A fickle attitude won’t get you anywhere. Spend less time trying to determine what you don’t want, and more time being present to the moment. You can’t change everything and everything is always changing. So just stay centered. Tend to your emotions and bob along the surface of the lake like a leaf. Acceptance is your greatest power.

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Virgo // Virgo Rising
A row of diamonds. The sparkle is dazzling. You want to be dazzled. And the whole world is trying to impress you. So surrender to the beauty that’s all around you. Let yourself be wowed and then pass on that sense of amazement to the next person. As much as there is suffering, there is also perfection. Expect it so that you can see it.

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Libra // Libra Rising
A seat at the diner counter. Sidle up to the counter for a slice of pie. It’s so simple. Find the simple things that make you happy. This moment is not about uncovering the philosophical or metaphysical pleasures of life. This is about basic enjoyment. Walk in the sunlight, wear cozy sweaters, eat foods you like. There’s no need to block yourself from enjoyment. This is the time to revel in being alive.

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THE 2018 SCORPIO NEW MOON WANTS YOU TO DIG DEEPER

The 2018 Scorpio New Moon asks us to dig beneath unexamined patterns and discover deeper motivations, says Sandy Sitron

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New Moon ::  November 7 2018 :: 11:02 am EDT :: 15 degrees Scorpio

At the end of the steep hike there is a mountain clearing. An impressive vista stretches to the distant horizon. The wind blows through scraggly pines. But the prominent feature is a towering ant hill. It towers, but it also connects to a subterranean super colony.

We’ve come so high up. We’ve worked and we’ve climbed. This has been arduous. But now the attention must shift from the effort of the hike to the burrowing movement of the ants below the surface. The ants run on pure instinct. Under the surface of the soil their repetitive roles are acted out. Day in and day out, they perform the same work, over and over.

If you’ve been living in a rote, unexamined way, it’s time for that to come to an end. It’s time to look inward, to investigate our deepest patterns and habitual machinations.

The 2018 Scorpio New Moon says, if you slow down and look within, you’ll dig down into a new way of understanding the patterns that are running in your subconscious mind. Begin to understand the inner mechanisms in a new way. Begin to understand the unspoken and unseen urges that are driving you and everyone else.

Scorpio is the sign of investigation. But not with a dry, cursory kind of curiosity. This is a compelling urge to dig in and get into the root of what needs to be understood. Burrow deep down into your own feelings. Where do they come from? What belief is contributing to those feelings? How does that deep belief need to be reframed? This is a New Moon, so craft careful intentions around these new beliefs.

When you dip down below the surface and start to encounter these patterns and old emotions, the next step is surrender. This New Moon takes the concept of surrender to a whole new level. Run a constant dialogue in the back of your mind today: “I am letting go of being perfect. I am letting go of anticipating the future. I am letting go of this thing in my life I’m trying to control, that thing I need to have happen on a certain timeframe or in a certain way.”

Surrender doesn’t mean you end up being a door mat or dropping your important boundaries. It means pushing yourself out of your comfort zone when it’s appropriate. Questioning what you assume you need to stay safe. Opting out of fear in any way shape or form. Spiritual surrender is about trusting in the Universe.

How can you release those old, ancient feelings that are eating you up inside? Cleansing through forgiveness can open you up to a higher vibration. Again, this is a place for judicious moderation. If there’s a situation where you are in any kind of danger, forgiveness may not be appropriate until you are removed to a place of mental, physical, emotional, and/or spiritual safety.

With the 2018 Scorpio New Moon, there’s a strain of idealism, belief, and even hope. Remember that the anthill is set atop a mountain. Close to the heavens. You might have such a great view, such a grand perspective, that you feel as if you can reach a hand through the veil and contact the fresh clarity of intuitive connection. Inner knowing.

The energy of this New Moon is about going up and going in. Going up toward faith, and in toward the truth of your emotional experience. Follow the path up the mountain toward the deepest faith in yourself and the Universe. Follow the narrow tunnel in to the emotional depths.

Sit with yourself and allow yourself to the know the truth of your nature … 

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The flowers in the wallpaper pattern start to sing and dance. Trippy. This is a psychedelic aspect. Allow yourself to see the colors. Allow yourself to space out and let your mind wander. Maybe you’ll have a creative expansion. Maybe you’ll connect with the good intuitive voices in your head. Maybe your heart will open. Your perception can turn upside down and inside out, so let it do that. Sometimes that’s what needs to happen for you to connect with an illuminated new way of doing things.

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Use the below journal questions to help you set intentions for the 2018 Scorpio New Moon. Look for the house containing 15 degrees Scorpio in your chart for the most accurate insights. Don’t know your chart? You can enter your birth details HERE to calculate it for free.

Aries // Aries Rising // New Moon in the 8th house
Write an email to a person you have a grudge against, explaining how they make you feel. DO NOT SEND IT!

Taurus // Taurus Rising // New Moon in the 7th house
List out all the qualities of your perfect partner (in romance or business) and choose to cultivate them in yourself.

Gemini // Gemini Rising // New Moon in the 6th house
Write a ‘shopping list’ of all the elements that would make up your ideal workday.

Cancer // Cancer Rising // New Moon in the 5th house
Write a super soppy love letter to the most playful, childlike part of yourself.

Leo // Leo Rising // New Moon in the 4th house
Google the lyrics of your favorite emo song and put them on a stickie on your desktop.

Virgo // Virgo Rising // New Moon in the 3rd house
Note down all the ideas you feel most curious about, and add a line for how you can begin to investigate each.

Libra // Libra Rising // New Moon in the 2nd house
List 5-10 things that make you feel beautiful—on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level.

Scorpio // Scorpio Rising // New Moon in the 1st house
Write a short manifesto for all you want to achieve in the coming year.

Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising // New Moon in the 12th house
Write a thank you note to your spirit guides, letting them know all the ways they have helped you.

Capricorn // Capricorn Rising // New Moon in the 11th house
Describe where you want to be one year from now, and the team who helped you get there.

Aquarius // Aquarius Rising // New Moon in the 10th house
List 5-10 experiences that have made you stronger and wiser.

Pisces // Pisces Rising // New Moon in the 9th house
Write out the itinerary for a pilgrimage you’ve always wanted to go on, and what it would help you learn about yourself.

NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES: NOVEMBER 4-11 2018

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Scorpio // Scorpio Rising
Scattering a handful of seeds. You have a chance to nurture a seed carefully. This is an act of tenderness, love, and compassion. When you set an intention there’s often an energy of grasping or craving that goes along with it. Put that aside and remain centered in the energy of nurturance. There is some new part of yourself that’s ready to develop. Give yourself water and sunlight. Take your time and be patient.

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Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
Throwing yourself headfirst into the water. All in. You must immerse yourself fully. Commit. This is a time to journey into the depths of your inner truth. You can’t just dip a toe into this pool. If you try to do it that way you’ll meet waves of doubt and ego. Take time out from the rat race and dive in. All the way in to your own well of wisdom.

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Capricorn // Capricorn Rising
Rows of gingerbread men. Rows of people. In the symbol, these silhouettes of people stretch on as far as the eye can see, circling the globe. And there is a sweetness to them. What happens to your perspective when you put your trust in the sweetness of people? You may scoff or shake your head at the naiveté of the idea, but this idea is important for you to consider. What does this kind of optimism have to offer?

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Aquarius // Aquarius Rising
Galloping horses. Momentum is building. Find your strength, power, energy and enthusiasm. Most of all, find joy. Currently, you can go very far in your career, you can make great strides. This is a chance to unleash your power and creativity. Then you can set your sights on your specific goals. If moving forward is hard, try to release dissatisfaction with certain details. Instead focus on the big picture.

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Pisces // Pisces Rising
Pick a long stemmed flower. The long stem represents your path. The flower symbolizes your goal. Set yourself on a path. It can be quite simple. It can be a philosophical path or a spiritual path. It can be a practice or an intention. If you consistently journey along it, you’ll find that you’ve developed deep wisdom. The beauty of the flower inspires, so make sure that you are inspired by the path you choose.

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Aries // Aries Rising
Knitting a shawl. Step by step you go. You loop together the yarn in a certain pattern and you create a beautiful result. Emotions can be overwhelming now. Find your process of working with them. Be systematic. Create a new pattern step by step. Work very carefully and discover that you can create a new emotional pattern. You may need to learn a new skill to be able to do this deep emotional work. So dedicate yourself to the project.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Taurus // Taurus Rising
A seashell. A shell is a beautiful object and a secure home to a living creature. What does this have to do with your current project, which is your important relationships? Make a safe home for yourself to live in. Craft a peaceful mindset. Create healthy boundaries. From the safety of your clever shell, you can communicate more diplomatically in your relationships.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Gemini // Gemini Rising
Tiny tea cups. Create a lovely tea party. Make every tiny place setting beautiful. Translation: move carefully and mindfully through your day. Try to find enjoyment in the small moments. Put your attention on the practical, organizational things you can fix or prepare. By focusing your attention to the small details now, you’ll feel more grounded later on.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Cancer // Cancer Rising
A hearty loaf of bread. Imagine this bread is being baked in a wood burning stove. The fire burns and the creation rises. You have a hearth fire within yourself. You have something creative that’s rising up from within. Give it the proper oven, the right temperature, and plenty of time. Set intentions for creativity. What hearty offering are you almost ready to share with the world?

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Leo // Leo Rising
A path through a field. You have a journey to take. You are not home, but you’re not at your destination either. You can feel nervous as you travel along the path, or you can try to trust yourself. You’ve come this far. Remember that even if you can’t see your destination clearly, it doesn’t mean that it’s not there. Let your intuition lead you.

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Virgo // Virgo Rising
The hands of a clock. If time moves in one direction only, you can try to keep up with it. Rushing, rushing to your next goal. Or you can try a different mindset on for size. Raise your awareness about time. Whose timeframe are your trying to adapt to? What do you want to do with these precious moments? How do you want to craft your relationship with time? You have options, choose carefully.

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Libra // Libra Rising
Throwing pennies into a wishing well. It’s time to rethink your beliefs about money, your sense of abundance, and your desires. What do you want to build? What do you want to do with your energy, and drive while you are here on this earth? How can you best support yourself financially in the process? These are big, and maybe overwhelming questions. Answer them with simple intentions, simple wishes. One penny at a time.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

NUMINOUS TAROTSCOPES: NOVEMBER 2018

Dive into this month’s medicine for your sign with our Numinous Tarotscopes November 2018, cast by Melinda Lee HolmArtwork: Mystic Mondays Tarot by Grace Duong  

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Mystic Mondays Tarot, by Grace Duong

SCORPIO // SCORPIO RISING 
Ten of Pentacles

Happy Solar Return, my dear Scorpio! I don’t think I could have pulled a better gift for you if I tried. Whatever collaboration you got into last month is really paying off one way or another and you are set to have a gilded month metaphorically, and perhaps even literally speaking. The highest potential of the element of Earth, that physical manifestation of all we create and consume and live on and around and through is visiting you, and when it comes knocking, you have to be ready to answer the door. When you do, don’t be surprised if you find a who’s who of your biggest cheerleaders and most cherished mentors crowded at your front door like carolers. There is a strong sense of community that accompanies this gift. You’ve heard misery loves company? So does abundance, baby!

Now about that collaboration from last month – if you got into something that doesn’t feel right or isnt working out, don’t force it. Sometimes collaborations or relationships of any kind work out best by dissolving. If this is the case for you, resist the urge to indulge in resentment, or worse, revenge. You have bigger fish to fry and besides, once Mercury stations retrograde on the 16th, you may get an unexpected return from someone in your past who wasn’t quite right for a project at the time, but is now ready, willing, and more than able to help you transmute any lead weighing you down into pure gold. Keep your eye on the prize, Scorpio, and you could be sitting pretty by month’s end.

Scorpio stone for November: Peridot. Peridot is the master stone for prosperity. The vibrations it exudes excite the energetic body, creating an atmosphere rich in material and emotional abundance.

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SAGITTARIUS // SAGITTARIUS RISING 
Nine of Wands

You’re levelling up your mastery of Elemental Fire this month, Sagittarius, and I have a sneaking feeling you’ll know exactly what to do with it. Heating up in your native element can just as easily mean a deep inward journey of intuitive spiritual expansion as it can a direct charge forward in physical space, but following the big outward burst of last month, my money is on the former. With back to back retrogrades, there will be plenty of information dredged up to fuel the flames of introspection and dedication to ascension. It may not be easy, but it will be well worth the trouble. Expect to experience this month as preparation for an unknown event. Follow the clues and don’t jump ahead to conclusions. Let it unfold.

Your innate sense of wonder will be heightened this month and you may feel called to explore the world around you in service of opening greater exploration within. Taking a few day or weekend trips would be a great idea. Just remember to give yourself plenty of extra time and to plan for all contingencies if you go after Mercury stations retrograde on the 16th. We don’t want you having a surprise journey through frustration as you wait on the side of the road for AAA. You don’t have to go far and you don’t have to get exotic about your travels. Sometimes taking a walk down an unfamiliar street in your own neighborhood can open up an entire world of sacrosanct adventure.

Sagittarius stone for November: Red Calcite. Red Calcite promotes an increase in life force energy, revitalizing the physical and energetic bodies. It heightens appreciation for the beauty of life on Earth.

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9 of Wands, Mystic Mondays Tarot

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CAPRICORN // CAPRICORN RISING
The Magician

What an absolutely perfect follow up to last month, Capricorn! Following exactly the development of the Major Arcana energy as mapped to the Tree of Life, you’re stepping out of your open-souled wandering and into a month-long intensive on the art of self-mastery. It’s safe to say your November will be interesting at the very least, life changing at best. With these back to back retrogrades adding static to the signal between individuals, this is a wonderful time to be focused more on you, who you can be, what you can create, and what you seek to accomplish. Remember, Magician energy is not about controlling others or your surroundings – that’s called tyranny – so be careful where you point that magic wand.

My greatest wish for you this month is that you can use this momentum to get your inner workings and powers identified and organized so you have a clear path to refinement and eventually mastery. That way, you’ll be prepared to shift into a more practical mode moving into December and the new year. To do this, you’ll have to have at least a vague idea of what your long(ish) term goals are. Spend some time at the beginning of the month identifying what you want to accomplish and what you need to create and manifest to get there. Then spend the rest of month building and refining your magical chops to conjure it all up. You are being told that you DO have the power to create your ideal world, so dare to think big.

Capricorn stone for November: Cinnabar. Cinnabar acts as a catalyst of transformation into our most exalted form. It opens powerful abilities of manifestation and draws creativity and prosperity.

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AQUARIUS // AQUARIUS RISING 
Three of Swords

You’ve got more lessons blowing in from your native element this month, Aquarius! October’s fresh perspective will come in very handy as you work in the potentially treacherous realm of collaboration in thoughts and communication. The classic image of this card from the RWS deck and the Sola Busca before it show a big red heart with three swords stabbed through, a decidedly brutal take on this energy. While it can sometimes feel that way to navigate multiple points of view – within ourselves or among others – if we stay centered and remain open, these can be great times of growth and expansion. Not just hearing, but listening to, processing, and integrating points of view different from our own is essestial to our development as humans.

This could get veeeerrrrrryyyy sticky after Mercury stations retrograde on the 16th if you let it. To avoid confusion and heartache, make sure to take extra measures to reduce daily stress as much as possible so you are operating from a place of calm security. Get plenty of sleep, take long baths, eat foods that make you feel good emotionally AND physically, and for the love of all that is good and holy, DO NOT procrastinate. You want to be ready to process these messages in real time, especially if someone or something from your past sneaks back in to stir the pot. If you feel a storm brewing, head right for the still eye of it and watch it churn and toss all around you. Be an observer. When the clouds clear, step back into participant mode.

Aquarius stone for November: Green Calcite. Green Calcite soothes the body, mind, heart, and spirit. Its gentle, calming energy loosens anxiety and aids in releasing stress, allowing room for the heart to speak.

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PISCES // PISCES RISING
Five of Pentacles

My dear Pisces, are you doubting the wisdom of your choices from last month already? Did the call to action brought on by that gorgeous flaming queen (of Wands) leave you second-guessing the ease with which you were able to choose, to discern, to refuse? Fear not, dear one. Though making hard choices is somewhat contrary to your all-inclusive nature, it is necessary to allow you to really pour your gooey cosmic self into projects, situations, and relationships that truly set your soul aflame. Anything you have walked away from to get closer to your ideals will surely have someone else running toward it with open arms. The world is a big place, Pisces, and we can’t devote ourselves to everything in it.

This month, take time to notice where you feel a fear of lack. I’m talking about wondering whether taking that dream vacation is pulling you away from other opportunities you’ll regret missing later, saying yes to gigs you know you don’t want, not wanting to burn the last candle in case you can’t get more. All of these things can be considered prudent, but with this chaotic Earth energy swirling around, they can easily spiral into unnecessary worry and heaviness. Take extra care to assess whether something is a reality or a projection (fear, worry, etc) before deciding how to approach, and keep your eye tuned to what you have rather than what you don’t.

Pisces stone for November: Ocean Jasper. Ocean Jasper eases the mind of stress and worry to allow for full enjoyment of life. Its positive energy encourages fearless self-expression and release of negativity.

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5 of Pentacles, Mystic Mondays Tarot

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ARIES // ARIES RISING
Ten of Cups

Your famously fiery nature is going to get a little softer this month, Aries. The gentle waves of high mastery in the emotional realm are here to smooth over the rough spots and help tune your heart in to the frequency of unconditional love. This can be a wonderful opportunity to deepen existing relationships, strengthen your sense of community and your place within yours, and even rekindle some relationships that may have gone a bit cold. After all, you never know what the winds of Mercury retrograde will bring your way when they blow in on the 16th. Whether messages or actual people from your past, try to approach them with an open heart, open mind, and open eyes. Sometimes looks can be deceiving. Unconditional love doesn’t mean unconditional acceptance. Get familiar with the difference early on in the month.

The key to making this month really sing for you is getting your intuition sharpened up right at the top. You don’t get a lot of ink spilled on your intuitive nature, but I see it clearly. Instinct is just another word for intuition and you’ve got that in spades. You are known for acting quickly on instinct and that can earn you a reputation for being rash or impulsive. Let this Water energy douse the outward action part of that flame and you’re left with a pure intuitive sight that can keep you seeking out and letting in only the people and situations that truly resonate with your highest vibes. And THAT, dear Aries, is golden.

Aries stone for November: Blue Topaz. Blue Topaz attunes the mind to the true guidance of the Higher Self. It clears our vision so we can see what we truly desire and see the path forward to getting there.

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TAURUS // TAURUS RISING
Six of Pentacles

You’ve got something to prove and the means to do it this month, Taurus, and based on how your year has gone so far, I think you just may be the one who ends up being most impressed. I don’t say this because I feel you’re likely underestimating yourself or doubting your abilities, but because I feel like this year’s absolute master course in the element of Earth has likely elevated your game much more than you could ever have imagined. It can be difficult to see the the heights you’ve got to when the climb has been a steady shallow incline. Take a moment at the beginning of the month to look back over this year and see how far you’ve come in your ability to manifest, to mold your surroundings, to create a home for yourself and those you hold dear.

You’ve got to know where you’re at to accurately assess what a real accomplishment looks like. Sometimes we can misinterpret our own progress and accidentally hold ourselves back by shooting for stars that turn out to just be flickering street lamps in the near distance. You can be as humble as you are stubborn, Taurus, and neither is going to get you to where you truly long to be. Resist the inner voice that tells you that striving for accomplishment is a vain grab for glory. Working to achieve the life of comfort you long for on your own terms is a noble and Divine pursuit. Reach for the stars, just check them out with a telescope first to make sure they’re true.

Taurus stone for November: Chrysanthemum Stone. Chrysanthemum Stone awakens the mind, heart, and spirit to what is possible. It reveals our greatest dreams and provides the grounding and luck needed to achieve them.

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GEMINI // GEMINI RISING 
Two of Cups

You may just be the envy of the zodiac this month, Gemini. The sweetness of the Two of Cups is unrivaled in the Tarot in my book. The spark of emotional connection with a window into the enormity of what can come from it, the air of discovery and exploration, the excitement of building without knowing for sure what the end result will be. It can be incredibly intoxicating. And I am not just talking about romance. These sparks of connection can come with new friends, co-workers, even family members. They can come with people who have been in our lives forever but suddenly take on a new role or switch spheres from personal to professional or vice versa. One of the greatest gifts of being human is to connect on a profound level with other incarnated souls on Earth and this month it’s all yours.

How do you know if you’re experiencing a Two of Cups moment? If the connection is real or just a smoke screen? If you’re being lead on or taken advantage of or if your rush of anticipation is reciprocated? Well, you can’t. And that’s ok. With your wit and charm, you will likely attract many into your sphere if you choose to leave the gate open. When you do, take the time to really look and listen as much as you’re feeling your way into a new relationship. Radical openness requires intensely good boundaries and the ability to dance your way around them so they don’t feel like harsh walls to others. It’s a delicate proposition, but I think you’re up for it.

Gemini stone for November: Kunzite. Kunzite opens the heart to give and receive all forms of love. It is especially great at tuning the heart in to the frequency of Divine Love and true joy.

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CANCER // CANCER RISING 
Page of Cups

You’re right in your element this month with a Cups card, Cancer, even while being pushed out of your comfort zone by the adventurous Page. You sometimes find yourself in a bit of a dilemma, yearning for deep emotional connection but being reluctant to come out of your shell to get it. This month it is time to face facts: it’s too small in there for anyone but you. You have to make a choice. You can either stay solitary and protected or you can venture out of your cozy fortress and risk being hurt in the service of opening your heart to the world. Any attached Crabs out there thinking ‘well, I have a partner, so this doesn’t apply to me’, sorry! It applies to you tenfold. We Cancerians have a tendency to secretly fortify our defenses even more in relationship. As the risk of injury increases, so does our desire for protection.

Time for a month of radical vulnerability. Stay with me. I know Venus is retrograde. I know Mercury is gearing up to follow suit and possibly interfere with communication and that is scary. But what’s more scary is playing it safe with your heart when the depth of emotional connection you truly desire is only available to those who take risks to get it. People open up to people who are open. Take the lead. As a Cardinal Water sign, you are the natural leader of emotion. Step up onto the podium and preach the gospel of leading with your heart like no one’s ever hurt it before.

Cancer stone for November: Angelite. Angelite opens a channel for communicating with our guides and angels. It helps tune us in to receiving communications and gives us greater access to their Divine love.

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Page (aka Princess) of Cups, Mystic Mondays Tarot

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LEO // LEO RISING 
Strength

This is shaping up to be quite a nice little stroll through some of the greatest hits of the Major Arcana, Leo! The Magician, The Hermit, and now Strength. It conjures up a narrative of someone who discovers their power, goes into seclusion to study and master it, and comes back to the village ready to serve the community and themself by embodying the level of strength that can only come through a recognition that we are all extensions of the body of the Earth and the Universe. That someone is you, Leo! What will you do with this newfound level of Strength? What are you ready to accomplish that you were not just last summer? How does this awareness of your own power and your being as but one small part of the much larger body of the cosmos shape your thinking on that?

It can be overwhelming to sit with this kind of information. We tend to want our actions and goals to reflect the grandeur of how we see our place in the world. Accepting ourselves as parts of an eternal Divine body does not help in making decisions. So start small, so small that your activities and accomplishments will be invisible to everyone but you. Start within your own body. How can you take care of your body with this new strength? Do you feel able to make different choices about what you put into or on your body? Give yourself time to grow into this story. It’s going to continue to develop for a very long time.

Leo stone for November: Tiger Eye. Tiger Eye clarifies the workings of the mind through balancing the energies of the physical body. It restores balance to all levels of being, inspiring strength and fairness.

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VIRGO // VIRGO RISING 
Judgment

Ooooo, Virgo! Moving from Justice into Judgment is a wonderful lesson in the workings of the Tarot. They seem similar but represent very different ways of redistributing energy. Last month I talked about seeing Justice as a seesaw, moving only up and down in a single, two-dimensional plane. Judgment is bigger and messier. It calls on us to dig around to find what we have buried in this life and other lifetimes past, present, and future. It can extract stories from alternate timelines and alternate stories that are bothering us somehow subconsciously, spiritually. Where Justice is about balance, Judgment is about exhumation. There are some things that are just too sticky to be easily released. Some things require some digging.

So get our your shovel, Virgo, and get ready to get your hands dirty. With back to back retrogrades helping to loosen the soil, there is going to be plenty for you uncover and examine. Some you will re-plant back down in the Earth, some you will set free, some you will thoroughly dispose of. It’s a big job, but you have to try not to be too precious about it. Get all Marie Kondo on the psychic debris you find. Be brutal in your assesments, but kind in the execution. Yanking something away before you’ve fully detatched will just give you something else to dig out later. Practice your self care and drink lots of water. Seriously – it helps to clear your energy as much as it does your cells.

Virgo stone for November: Lepidolite. Lepidolite is a powerful ally in emotional healing. It can help uncover and repair old wounds, and smoothe over frayed nerves, clearing the way to true acceptance.

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LIBRA // LIBRA RISING 
Temperance

You are being called to reassess where your center lies as you leave your birthday month and head toward the holidays, dear Libra. Temperance as a virtue calls for moderation, which is exactly what is needed to get into the more delicate alchemy of resetting our psychic equilibrium. Moderation in consumption, in the expenditure of physical energy, in the amount of work and of play we allow ourselves, in our sleep. Reigning in our habits gives us a closer look at what’s really going on underneath them. Are you really that busy at work or are you feeling inadequate and trying to prove yourself wrong? Did you really need that afternoon nap or would your body be better served with a brisk walk? Did you need to spend all day editing that presentation or did you really just need to trust yourself a bit more?

These are real questions. You might be that busy, need a nap, and benefit from a heavy handed edit. Take this month to find out. Temperance is of course also associated with abstaining from alcohol. If this rings bells in your head, go with it and give yourself a little break. Take this time to really get to know what makes you not just tick, but purr. It’s easy to fall into patterns without even knowing it and to keep on racing ahead without considering how these patterns effect our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. Meditate on it it, journal about it, talk about it with your friends and loved ones. This is your time to take control of what has become automatic.

Libra stone for November: Scolecite. Scolecite carries a highly developed energy of inner peace and deep tranquility. It is an excellent stone for meditation and for feeling at one with the spirit world.

THE 2018 LEO WANING MOON WANTS YOU TO CAST THE SPELL

With Venus and Mercury shifting gears, and Halloween adding a heavy dose of magic, the 2018 Leo Waning Moon invites us to surrender to the mystery, and conjure connection with the invisible, says Jennifer Racioppi

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Photo: Pierrick Van Troost

Waning Quarter Moon // October 31 2018 // 12.40pm ET // 8 degrees Leo

With the 2018 Leo Waning Moon happening on the day the veil between worlds is the thinnest, we can expect things to feel fun, with a heavy dose of spooky.

How apropos for the Scorpio Sun squaring playful Leo? Meanwhile, with Venus Retrograde still in full effect and simultaneously in direct opposition with Uranus, unleash your desire to change your identity (dress up anyone?) Enjoy the mysteriousness of the day … 

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// The Cycle //
The 2018 Leo Waning Moon serves as the midpoint between the hunter Taurus Full Moon, and the upcoming Scorpio New Moon on November 7th. This critical turning point of the lunar cycle asks us to let go of what’s no longer working while simultaneously bringing outcomes to seeds planted with the August 2, 2016, Leo New Moon.

Check-in; what’s coming to fruition now that connects to dreams set in motion and actions taken then?

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// The Transits //
With Venus retrograde moving into Libra, and Mercury moving into Sagittarius, our spiritual world may feel impacted. Especially with Venus opposing Uranus, an astrological configuration that often suggests a change in a relationship (perhaps even an ending).

Today’s transits ask you to go with the flow and roll with any abrupt switches in direction. Additionally, given that it’s Halloween, there’s real opportunity to connect with the other side via ceremony and prayer (and your inner witch).

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// The Square //
With the Sun in sultry Scorpio squaring the Moon in light Leo, we have a classic case of water (Scorpio) vs. fire (Leo). While we all know that water can extinguish fire, let’s not forget that when the two combine we get steam, too.

My suggestion? Aim for steam. Lean into Leo’s natural optimism and ability to magnetize joy. Even with abrupt changes afoot, allow yourself to feel lighter through the release of what’s no longer relevant.

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// The Opportunity //
Today offers the strong potential to conjure, create, and align, while paying homage to those who have passed away. Even with Venus opposing Uranus, a transit that connotes the need to release what’s no longer working, you can sincerely connect with your spiritual self.

If something, or someone, exits your life today, let it go! And allow the depth of who you are to shine through. Then enjoy the night of play!

Discover more about astrologer and success coach Jennifer Racioppi and her work HERE and follow her on Instagram.

NUMINOUS WEEKLY HOROSCOPES OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4 2018

Get this week’s astro symbol for your sign with Sandy Sitron’s Numinous Weekly Horoscopes …

Numinous Horoscopes October 29 2018 Sandy Sitron

Scorpio // Scorpio Rising
A ball rolling down a hill. You’ve caught onto some momentum. It’s time to connect with the concept of flow. What does flow mean to you? When do you feel like it’s not just your energy pushing you forward? This concept can sink in on levels of mind, body, and emotions. You can feel it if you are open. And flow will take you in the right direction at the right place and time. With less effort. This is the way.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Sagittarius // Sagittarius Rising
A tiny seedling grows in the dark forest, pushing out of the soil in the shadow of a leaf. Your growth is happening in a way that no one else can see. Do you know it? Like, really know it? Or are you hiding from the truth of it too? This is a time to celebrate the growth that you’ve achieved. Maybe you’ve been working against some tough odds. Or changing an old pattern. The change you’re creating is microscopic now, but it will continue to unfurl.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Capricorn // Capricorn Rising
Watching a movie. What messages are seeping into your psyche from the collective consciousness? You can be a passive observer, a receiver who just takes in any ideas that flow by. Or you can set up some boundaries about what media you will consume. Right now, it’s important for you to be the director, not the audience member. Be very intentional about your thoughts.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Aquarius // Aquarius Rising
A squirrel in a tree. At first glance, the squirrel may not seem like the most ambitious of creatures. But when winter comes and everyone else is either starving or sleeping, the squirrel is enjoying the fruits of its labors. So take notice. What have you built that you can benefit from now? What is the platform that you’re standing on? Put effort and attention into building up your career. At the same time, enjoy the connections and reputation you’ve already developed.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Pisces // Pisces Rising
A message in a bottle travels by sea. It’s time to connect with your own inner truth. What is your message? You may need to do some travel or exploration so that you can open your mind. A different perspective can help illuminate different ideas. Go for a journey to find your message. It could be a journey through books, or in real life. Take this time to find out what makes you feel alive.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Aries // Aries Rising 
Getting dirt out of the cracks in the floor. Take all of your energy and direct it inward. What digging do you need to do to cleanse? You can’t just step over the mess anymore. It’s too obvious. This is a moment for less busyness and more investigation. What are the old feelings, lodged away in the cracks? These need to be dug up and felt fully. Get help with this, it’s a big emotional project.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Taurus // Taurus Rising
The wheat grass and the grain. There’s a harvest taking place. Move through the tall grasses of your relationships. Separate out what really matters. Get clear. You need to communicate better. You need to share your truth in a diplomatic but firm way. As you harvest the grain of truth, you’ll become more and more familiar with what’s important to you when it comes to your relationships. That clarity will be easy to communicate.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Gemini // Gemini Rising
Spoon feeding a baby. Your curiosity is a renewable gift that you can always give yourself. But right now, you need to settle in and slow down. Instead of bopping around with the energy of a pollinating bee, notice your more mundane routines and rhythms. Where do you need a little more repetition? How would more structure in your daily life serve you? Slowly feed yourself the meal, in a deliberate and steady way.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Cancer // Cancer Rising
A carrot on a string. Have you been trying to push yourself forward, against your own will? If things are feeling like a lot of effort, take a step back. Throw away the carrot. You need to be propelled by a feeling of fun and enjoyment. Get yourself to a mental state of receptivity. It doesn’t have to be such a push. Allow the passion to be so intense that you’re actually inspired. What will inspire you right now?

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Leo // Leo Rising
A whirling dervish. Let all of the emotions well up within you and then overflow. You can’t contain it, so express it instead. There’s gonna be a mess. You can’t do anything about the messiness. You need it so that you can thrive. Let this emotional mess feel like a true ecstatic dance. An overflowing that comes from your heart center and your connection with your higher self. That will feel good.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Virgo // Virgo Rising
Rolling the dice. There are so many possible combinations. Get random. Just try things. If you can do this with a smile, you’ll end up with more variety in your life. The influx of new experiences and people can help you feel more engaged. But you have to take the first step. Randomly choose something to learn about, visit or talk to someone new. You might learn something.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

Libra // Libra Rising
A litter of kittens. Those kittens don’t worry about how they are going to get fed or sheltered. They are simply supported by their mother, nurtured, and they grow. Think of how security and support may feel. Write about it, ease into the feeling of it. Maybe Mother Earth is like your mama cat, and she just naturally takes care of your every need. Allow yourself to receive the abundance that is truly all around you.

Want more wisdom? Book a reading with Sandy here or follow her on Instagram.

THE 2018 TAURUS FULL MOON WANTS YOU TO RELISH REBIRTH

The Venus-ruled 2018 Taurus Full Moon wants us to open our hearts, forgive where possible, and find pleasure in the process of smoking out old patterns, says Sandy Sitron

The Numinous Taurus Full Moon 2018 Sandy Sitron
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Full Moon :: October 24th, 2018 :: 12:47 pm EDT :: 1 degree Taurus

Two crows are silhouetted in the moon light. Are they fighting or are they dancing? As they peck at each other they each seem to vie for authority. But then suddenly, their heads and beaks curve toward each other to form a perfect heart shape.

On the 2018 Taurus Full Moon, the Scorpio Sun and the Taurus Moon face off. Not unlike the crows, these two luminaries are performing an ancient dance of tension. It’s hard to say if this is a dance of aggression, or a chance to settle into the peace and harmony of love.

Symbolically, the ancients believed the crow to be a harbinger of death. In more modern interpretations, the crow means change. Release, purging, letting go, metamorphosis and rebirth are all symbolic of the crow and also the sign of Scorpio. This season is urging you to molt and release.

In my vision, the crows are dance-fighting and forming a heart at the same moment. There may be moments during this Moon phase when you look at yourself or someone you’re close to as an enemy. If you misdirect your aggression it can leave you feeling hollow. Slow down. Pinpoint where resentment is rooted. This is a good time to forgive (if it’s safe) and let go. If you can open up your heart with self-awareness and acknowledge the true source of your pain, you’ll feel better.

Your knee-jerk reaction CAN be peace. Even if that’s not your usual speed, let this Moon teach you about patience. Taurus is the emotional style that we can emulate now. Taurus teaches us body-awareness, simplicity, appreciating beauty in all forms, patience, and slowing down.

Enjoy the present moment by noticing how your body feels as you move through your day. This practice will keep you grounded and centered. Maybe that feeling of centeredness will give you more space for love. Practice giving and receiving heart-to-heart hugs. Slow down when you eat. Sprinkle rose petals on your oatmeal. Investigate the patterns of bark on a tree.

Taurus is ruled by Venus, and this planet of love and peace features prominently in the Moon picture. She’s retrograde, so she’s calling on us to review our own personal love stories. Her retrograde cycle is drumming up issues of reciprocity and trust in relationships. Fun!

Plus, in this formation, she’s opposite the Moon as she cuddles the Sun in Scorpio. Maybe she’s saying, “Get pleasure from deep emotional catharsis and let that give you the stillness you need to be present in the moment.” Stay attuned to what you need to let go of. This mega-release will give you more space for Taurean peace and harmony.

The sky is filled with planets in fixed signs. We are collectively contacting the deep marrow of our lives, our relationships and our societies. We’re unearthing any rot in our foundations. The 2018 Taurus Full Moon is conjunct Uranus, the planet of change and revolution. We’re getting into the deep, old stuff now and blasting it open.

But there’s a lot of work to do and this change won’t happen overnight. We can chip away and make changes slowly. We can make time and space for each other.

With this fixed sign energy heightened, this is not a moment to flit around changing the channel and succumbing to the media cycle. Instead, we must dedicate our attention and continue to consistently raise awareness of the gunk that has got to go. Let the crows carry it all away. With a heart shape indicating Taurean love and peace, they have all the patience in the world to help us transmute our old pain.

The crow symbol can remind you that even with all of this purging and releasing— there’s magic around you. Take this time to honor the magic of Mother Earth, your body and the here and now. And notice the magic of the death and rebirth cycle. Ask yourself what you’re ready to let go of so that you can move into a new phase …

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Moon opposite Venus
Knocking over a canoe. Everything is wet and soggy with this aspect, now that the canoe is knocked over. There may be some emotions flowing. Encourage that. You can let it all hang out. There’s no more need to try to be perfect or precise. Be as graceful as you can, but real too. Your challenge is to open up your heart, be vulnerable, and let yourself receive.

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Moon trine Saturn
A club sandwich. That sandwich its stacked high and it has a nifty toothpick holding the whole thing together. And these layers of meat, bread and cheese are oh so real. What are you building that’s real? This aspect will help you find the organization and structure to make it happen. The sky is the limit.

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Moon conjunct Uranus
Dragging your feet across shag carpeting and getting a shock of static electricity. A slight jolt is needed. This is time to change things up. Shock yourself into a new wavelength. Do it on purpose, as in the symbol. Put on big woolen socks and drag your feet along that olive green carpeting in Great Aunt Neecy’s living room before you touch the metal doorknob. It might hurt a little, but it might blow your mind and be hilarious too.

SCORPIO SEASON 2018: FEELING IS HEALING

Scorpio Season 2018 is awash with opportunities to let our tenderest emotions out, in the name of our collective healing, says Bess Matassa …

The Numinous Scorpio Season 2018 Bess Matassa astrology woman sunglasses bath
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Slip into the hot tub cauldron clad only in your charcoal masks, Numiverse. Scorpio Season 2018 asks us to uncover the profound pools of pleasure that are present when we go beyond the surface, and to fully feel into the wet and wild whirl of our desires.

With Venus retrograde traveling back through Libra’s heart-shaped castles in the sky, and Mercury and Jupiter adventuring their way through barebacked Sagittarius, there’s a magic carpet quality to the Scorpio Season intensity this year. Rather than a burn-it-to-the-ground funeral pyre, can you treat your transformations like a technicolor trip of shifting forms and stop-motion emotions? Scorpio Season 2018 invites us to relish the full-throttle ride, without having to empty our tanks.

As powerhouse Mars enters Pisces, and the North Node of collective calling slides into Cancer, we’re being ushered to fight for our tenderest feelings and to come forward exactly as we are. It’s a time for remembering that forgiveness is a secret source of badassery: proof of our capacity to make peace with ourselves, so we can extend our humanness to others. Lubricate, loosen, and liberate the parts that are shrouded with the most shame and fear.

The stakes are high, whispers Scorpio Season 2018. We’ve only got one round to make it real in these bodies. So mix your hardcore with your softest self, and risk serving it up real and raw.

Listen to the full Scorpio Season 2018 report from Numi resident astrologers Bess + Sandy on SoundCloud and iTunes and read on for the quick and dirty on the season’s 4 key astro events …

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The Numinous Scorpio Season 2018 Bess Matassa astrology disco ball rave
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Sun in Scorpio (10.23-11.22) and Venus Retrograde in Scorpio Enters Libra (10.31; stations direct 11.16) 90s Dance Music

The Scorpio Sun, combined with Venus retrograde in Libra, invites us into the drama-drenched stylings of a teenage dream. Riding the waves of bittersweet emotion, we’re invited to stay present for every dip and rise on the rollercoaster without having to assess its “rightness.” The grand finale of Venus Retro wants us to consider the way we assimilate pleasure, while harnessing the power to police the doors to our boudoirs when necessary. What is love? Let the pumping, plumped-up beats of guileless 90s dance music lead you on a solo, sweat-soaked journey, as you relish the rhythm of the night.

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Mercury in Sagittarius (10.31- 12.1; Stations Retrograde 11.16) and Jupiter enters Sagittarius (11.8) // Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

We get a powerful hit of energy from the zodiac’s wildly nomadic pony this month, reminding us to find magic and meaning in every moment. As we slough off old skins, we must also become the seeker, racing across the open plains of our next adventure. Dance with your “whys,” and recapture a sense of sparkling curiosity amidst the detritus. These planets in Sagittarius urge us to roll the dice and risk expansion that blows the lid off our limiting beliefs. Let young Virginia’s infamous turn-of-the-century letter to the New York Sun (linked above) remind you that a mystically meaningful world is perpetually pulsating just beyond view.

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The Numinous Scorpio Season 2018 Bess Matassa astrology Enya album cover

North Node Enters Cancer (9.30) // Enya

The North Node’s journey charts our collective destiny. Shifting into Cancer’s blue lagoon this month, this call to embrace cardinal water energy urges us to fight for the vulnerable, and to use the intensity of our feelings to reshape the landscape that surrounds us. While sometimes written off as frivolous fairy fluff, Enya’s potent pipes transport us to a melodious cave that’s both soft-lit and surprisingly badass. Let her languid croonings remind you that you have ever right to sing out from your wellsprings of sentimentality, and that yin yearnings have a prime place at the table of social change.

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Mars in Pisces (11.15-12/31) // Jacuzzis

After this Summer’s Mars retrograde schooling, we’re poised to harness our power. In Pisces, this penetrating planet is asked to act with both courage and compassion. Let your motivation stem from your most secret waters, and allow your actions in the world to feel like the call and response of salt soaks on the shoreline. There’s nothing to do and nowhere to go until you’re urged forward by a much deeper siren song. An invitation to slip only into actions that fit us like a second skin, Mars in Pisces reminds us that fighting for our right to some sweet retreat can feel luxuriously healing.

Want more on Scorpio Season 2018? Listen to Bess and Sandy Sitron’s latest podcast HERE.