“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury — to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind” (Albert Einstein).
There are two eclipses this month. Eclipses always mark major evolutionary steps beyond which life will never be the same. The collective influence of these eclipses is determined by the signs they fall in.
p>Though the energies for 2019 began emerging in November and December 2018 (with the activation of air in November and water in December elementally), this month the third full moon at 0° Leo, a fire sign, awakens the elemental energies of truth and spirit fire activation for all.
This is the first month of what will be a very turbulent and emotional year of global mood swings and dramatic events. Building planetary forces begin to manifest in a more intense and, at times, violent manner that will affect humans and the natural world.
In astrology, Jupiter is regarded as the great benefic — the planet that brings us good things, protects us, nurtures our growth, and offers us opportunity. Among other things, he governs religion, adventure, philosophy, good fortune, abundance, optimism, and expansion.
Uranus reenters Aries on November 6 and remains until March 7, 2019. This is the last visit of Uranus in Aries, which started in March 2011. Much has changed individually and collectively in that seven-year period. We aggressively shed many aspects of our realities that no longer served us.
The year 2019 offers us radically expanded horizons, rapid and barely manageable growth, sweet success, sparkling luck, and ways to move and express beyond what our past and current limits have allowed and even possibly beyond our wildest dreams!
Venus retrograde (from October 5 through November 16) from Scorpio into Libra bodes a time of seeing through the fears, illusion, and delusion for the human kingdom with an opportunity to express fully the perfected vision of love, pure and true, with no attachments or limitations.