October 28, 2020
November 2020 notable dates and transits:
Tarot Card: 5 of Wands- change, adaptability, growth.
If communication has been haywire between you and a significant other, good news, Mercury is going direct this month. Expect any miscommunications to clear. Have a heart to heart with your beloved. Those of you who connected with exes, ensure you’re sure before proceeding forward with a reunion. Mars will also go direct in your own sign, bringing you forward motion. Exercise, physical changes, and enthusiasm will all resume. Both the New Moon and Venus are shining a light on security matters. What is it you need to feel safe? Reflect on issues of finance or joint finances. The Sun will light up your ninth house the second part of the month, ensuring your sights are set on travel and education. This can be an excellent time to plan a trip or resume your education plans. Publishing and teaching bode well too. Neptune ends his several months-long retrograde in your subconscious zone. Dreams and inspiration become more evident in the weeks ahead. To better navigate the mutable energy, turn to meditation. The Full Moon at the end of the month lights up your communication zone. Miscommunications or missed details are possible. Thoroughly look over any travel plans, and check any itinerary twice! Watch for important phone calls, letters, and documents.
Tarot Card: The Hermit- turning inward, reflection, or a journey.
If you’ve felt like your schedule has been wonky in recent weeks, don’t fear that things should slowly get back to normal in the month ahead. Mercury is now going to react in your daily routine zone. Health issues, challenges with pets, and coworkers should all clear. Mercury is ending his several week retrograde in this area of your life. Hopefully, you’ve learned how to better balance your schedule as a result of this transit. Mars is now moving direct midmonth in Aries. This is going to help you come out of the fog or isolation you’ve been feeling in the last several months. Any internal frustration or anger can be readily released. Both the new moon and Venus in Scorpio has you focusing on your one on one relationships. New opportunities for relationship intentions and new people take place around the time of the new moon. Venus moving into your relationships after enhances your connections to others and brings a touch of romance. The Sun in Sagittarius in your eighth house emphasizes close steamy sexual encounters. Those of you coupled will experience more closeness and intimacy, and those of you guys who are single may have a secret whirlwind romance. Neptune also moves direct, ending his retrograde, which will get your social life back on track. If you’ve been feeling out of touch with certain friends, I expect you to reconnect in the weeks ahead. The full moon at the end of the month is emphasizing your material and financial sector. Big payoffs and transactions can occur here; watch for contracts and agreements that deal with salaries or pay increases.
Tarot Card: The Star- healing after a turbulent time, friends, and associations.
Romance is in the air as Mercury goes direct. For some of you, this is about solidifying a new romance. For others, it can be deciding on getting back in the dating game. Regardless, this retrograde ending will bring you joy. Topics involving children or younger people may be agreed on this month as well. Mars also turns direct, ending his retrograde spanning the last few months in your house of friendship. If you’ve been feeling burnt out on social media, or specific friends, this should blow over now. Especially those of you who have had a conflict with a certain someone. Both the New Moon, as well as Venus, are shining a light on your daily routines. It appears there’s a need to detox, rearrange, or clean up a diet or work-related issue. Others’ negative energy could have quite an impact on you this month; take caution. Set new health and routine goals as they’re incredibly potent this month. The Sun enters your house of relationships mid-month, shining a light on how you connect to others. Relationships feel exciting and expansive. Neptune ends it’s retrograde in your house of career. This is long-awaited good news. In the weeks and months ahead, professional planning becomes crystal clear and full steam ahead. Look out for the Full Moon lunar eclipse in your sign. Significant events are on the horizon for you. Your body and appearance are due for a revamp. Take it easy and pay attention to energy fluctuations.
Tarot Card: King of Coins- an earth sign male, or taking control of financial matters.
Thankfully things should be quieting down in your home and family zone. After several weeks with Mercury retrograde in your fourth house of home. Moving, family squabbles, and domestic issues should be smooth sailing come mid-month. Mars is now direct in your career sector. This, in itself, is EXCELLENT news. If you’ve been experiencing drama with a boss or blockages in your career, these will begin to fade. Those of you looking for work may find a job, and those of you wanting to launch something are in the clear to do so from the end of November on. Both Venus and the New Moon in Scorpio should have you thinking about creativity or children. This can be an excellent time to get creative and put some effort into a personal project or craft. Romance will be on overdrive with Venus in this space. The Sun enters your health and routine part of your chart, encouraging you to educate yourself on healthier habits. This can also be an excellent time to organize and plan some sort of travel or continuing education. Neptune has been retrograde for months in your ninth house, possibly limiting your beliefs and travels. Now that his retrograde is ending, it looks as if you’ll feel better connected to your truth or higher calling. The Full Moon at the end of the month can throw you a bit off balance. You’ll be needing some extra rest and downtime, much more than usual. Pay extra close attention to any dreams as they may be very symbolic and help you unlock the answer to something meaningful. It’s the perfect moon to help you become mentally unblocked and release fears.
Tarot Card: 6 of Swords- in transition, limbo, or movement.
If communication or electronics have been feeling a bit wonky, the good news is Mercury retrograde is wrapping up and should put these issues to rest. This includes any problems with vehicles, siblings, or contracts! Mars is also finishing it’s retrograde midmonth in your house of travel and education. Many Leos have experienced a major slow down of travel or legal matters. These issues also clear by the end of November. Venus moves into sexy Scorpio, along with a New Moon in Scorpio. For you, this helps you connect to your home and family. This is an excellent time to set intentions for home changes or redecorations. Transitions always happen when planets move through this sign for you. In the second half of the month, the Sun moves through Sagittarius, helping you feel creative. This is excellent for you as Leo is a sister fire sign. Neptune is going direct in your house of joint finances. In the weeks ahead, you’ll solve an issue connected to you and a joint venture. Addressing problems that make you emotional or feel abandoned is essential now. The Full Moon in Gemini will have you celebrating with friends out and about at the end of this month. This one is big for wish making and life goals. Be sure to aim high.
Tarot Card: The Lovers- choices and decisions, temptation, or romantic connections.
Big things are happening in your financial zone this month. Pay attention! Mercury is ending his retrograde in your financial zone. This is good news for agreeing to salary changes or joint financial ventures. If you’ve been negotiating these topics, you should shortly find some common ground and finalize an agreement. The same goes if you’ve been strict on a budget, your financial smarts will begin to pay off. Mars also ends his retrograde midmonth in your eighth house. Any issues with frustration should subside, and you should see a new found sense of peace. This will also make you more capable of connecting and feeling safe with partners. There’s a New Moon in Scorpio this month, emphasizing travel and short trips. This will also help you plant new seeds of intention around important conversations with a special someone. Venus is here as well, so love can be found online or through a mutual friend. Love letters and sweet talk is to be expected. In the second half of the month, Venus enters your home zone, lighting up family gatherings, and keeping your home a busy place to be. Neptune will end his retrograde and finds himself less confused or mysterious. Relationship issues will begin to drift away and show you the truth about your romantic others. Watch for the Full Moon lunar eclipse in Gemini to bring you big news about your career or a potential new workplace position!
Tarot Card: 4 of Swords- rest and recuperation.
The past several weeks have been quite a doozy for you, Libra. I’m excited to let you know that certain planetary retrogrades ending will give you a lot of clarity in the weeks ahead. This month is certainly going to be a lot easier than last month. With Mercury ending his retrograde, you should be able to express yourself and communicate more freely. It will become very evident come mid-month, especially when it comes to sharing with partners. Mars is ending his retrograde, which means any cleaning house you’ve done in relationships is now done. The new moon and Venus are both in your financial zone this month. This is an excellent time for making updates to your aesthetics, as well as bringing in the money. This is the month to do some major abundance work in manifestation. The Sun enters your communication zone in the second half of November, emphasizing trips and important meetings with others. Neptune will find itself in a bit of a change to the nodes this month, and you will need to scale it back a bit and balance out your work and personal obligations. If you’re feeling run down, rest. Neptune will go direct, helping make sense of any workplace drama or health issues. Watch for the Full Moon lunar eclipse in Gemini at the end of the month. It’s likely to help you travel as well as commit to new ways of seeing the world.
Tarot Card: The Empress- beauty, femininity, and motherhood.
Mercury is turning direct in your subconscious zone. This is an excellent time to pay attention to important dreams and symbols coming to you psychically. You may find some inner connection and have an “ah ha” moment! If you’re not feeling so social, don’t fear, you’ll be back to normal soon enough when Mercury returns back into Scorpio. Mars, your ruling planet, ends his retrograde mid-month. This allows you to move forward on health and scheduling matters. This also enables you to have a better, organized routine. The New Moon is in your sign, as is Venus. There’s no better time than now to practice some self-love. Indulge in some new cosmetics or clothing, and be sure to snap lots of photos of yourself. Venus has you looking EXCELLENT all month long. Neptune goes direct in your romance zone, helping you make sense of what it is you DO want out of love. It can blend nicely with the Sun and Venus in Scorpio and make things extra dreamy. The Full Moon Lunar eclipse will be in your 8th house, shining a light on psychological matters or skeletons in the closet. This is likely to create some real shake-ups for some of you. This eclipse is expected to affect joint finances, so support a partner who needs a little assistance. This will be an ebb and flow until next spring.
Tarot Card: 3 of Coins- Enterprise, trade, or business.
Time to get back out there and socialize! Mercury turns direct in your house of friendships, bringing the party back. Any missed connections or miscommunications with others is likely to clear up now. Mid-month Mars also ends his retrograde cycle, helping your love life out a bit. This is the part of your chart that deals with creativity and romance. Those of you who have taken the last few weeks to figure out a new side hustle should flourish. Both Venus and the New Moon are in Scorpio. This indicates both a need to retreat for peace of mind and clearing up any old, outdated thoughts and fears. You’re now in the driver’s seat! In this section of your chart, Mercury can produce some colorful and profound dreams, so pay attention. In the second half of the month, the Sun moves into your sign, it’s Birthday time! This puts a spotlight on your energy and enthusiasm. Neptune also turns direct, removing any confusion related to family or home issues. Watch for the Full Moon lunar eclipse in your opposite sign of Gemini. Big changes are happening when it comes to relationships; this is a make or break moment. Separations and reunions are possible now.
Tarot Card: Death- necessary change or transition. New beginnings.
If work has had you in a bit of a funk, fear not because it’s all about to work itself out. Mercury ends his retrograde in your career zone, which has brought about miscommunications and delays in the workspace. Now projects and meetings should run more smoothly. If you’re self-employed, you’re coming into some of the most abundant transits at the end of this year, so hang tight. Mars also ends his several month retrograde in your home zone. Thankfully this assists you in finding a new place to live or just keeping the peace with family. Mars, in this area of your chart, has created quite the stir leaving you feeling unsettled. Venus, as well as the New Moon, will be in Scorpio. For you, this emphasizes your hopes and dreams, along with reconnecting with special friends. Mid-month, the Sun moves into Sagittarius, highlighting the need to rest and recuperate. Turn to meditation and other various metaphysical treats to get zen. Neptune turns direct in your communication zone, so if you’ve been unsure how to handle a sibling or contractual issue, this will move forward. The Lunar eclipse at the end of the month emphasizes your health and wellness. There is a need to get organized, especially when it comes to scheduling and vehicle maintenance.
Tarot Card: Ace of Coins- Financial new beginnings, opportunities to invest in something tangible.
If you’ve been feeling blue due to a lack of travel, don’t fear! Mercury is ending his retrograde in your house of faraway travel and education. Any delays in certifications or publications should move forward as well. The second half of November on looks perfect to getaway. Mars also ends his retrograde in your house of communication and vehicles. Between both of these retrogrades in recent weeks, it’s seemed nearly impossible to get around and communicate! Issues with electronics should also subside, and you’re in the clear to make purchases such as phones or computers at the end of the month. Both the New Moon and Venus are in the 10th house, emphasizing career moves. This would be the month to set intentions for major professional moves. Halfway through the month, the Sun moves into Sagittarius, helping you get out and socialize with friends. Just in time for the holiday season! Neptune turns direct in Pisces, your house of finance. If you’ve been trying to make sense of financial woes, the good news is it should clear up by the end of November. You’re now free to move forward with bigger purchases and investments. The Full Moon Lunar eclipse shines a light on your creative talents and romance.
Tarot Card: The Tower- Sudden shift in circumstances.
Big changes are in store for this month. Mercury ends his retrograde in your house of joint finances and intimacy. If you’ve been considering revamping your finances or investing, you should now have a path forward. This part of the chart deals with sex and intimacy. So if you’ve gone back and forth on letting a certain someone loose, it just may be the time. Mars also ends his retrograde in Aries in your personal finance sector. Many of you have been experiencing a bit of a give and take regarding finances and love. Neptune, your ruling planet, goes direct. This will clear the fog and give you a crystal clear sense of self. Both Venus and the New Moon are in Scorpio, a sister sign. This is beautiful for your horoscope and asks you to evaluate your core beliefs. Love can be found online or in faraway places this month. Those who are single and traveling, keep an eye out. The Sun in Sagittarius lights up your career zone, highlighting you in some way. You’ll be sure to stand out in the workspace and gain recognition. The Full Moon lunar eclipse is in your home zone and may have you traveling back home to visit with family. There can be quite the reunion. Those of you looking to buy or sell a home or relocate are in luck. This month may be just the time.
Candace Marie of Beyond the Veil Tarot has her degree in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Theology, and studied at the School of Evolutionary Astrology. She is also a graduate of Sacred Crossings Death Midwifery School, and a root worker and herbalist. Read her bio here, and catch more of her work on Beyond the Veil Tarot.
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