October 2020 Horoscopes

September 30, 2020 0 Comments

October 2020 Horoscopes

Horoscopes by Candace Looft, of Beyond the Veil Tarot  / Original collage for J. Southern Studio by Janeva Zentz 

October 2020 Horoscopes

Welcome to your October 2020 Tarot Scopes! 
We've changed up the format for our astrological offerings! Below you will find your horoscope and tarot card for October 2020, per usual. However, we will now be providing each month's Moon and planetary readings in a separate article, Celestial Insights! This new format will give you ALL significant lunar and planetary happenings, along with any specific ritual and symbolic inspiration, entire month in advance! Click here to read your October 2020 Celestial Insights! We hope you enjoy it! 
Notable dates and transits for October 2020:
  • October 1- Full Moon in Aries
  • October 2- Venus enters Virgo
  • October 3- Pluto direct in Capricorn
  • October 7- Mercury in Scorpio opposite Uranus in Taurus
  • October 9- Mars in Aries square Pluto in Capricorn
  • October 10- Venus in Virgo trine Uranus in Taurus
  • October 11- Sun in Libra square Jupiter in Capricorn
  • October 12- Jupiter in Capricorn sextile Neptune in Pisces
  • October 12- Mercury in Scorpio sextile Venus in Virgo
  • October 13- Sun in Libra opposite Mars in Aries
  • October 14- Mercury retrograde in Scorpio
  • October 15- Sun in Libra square Pluto in Capricorn
  • October 16- New Moon in Libra
  • October 18- Venus in Virgo opposite Neptune in Pisces
  • October 18- Sun in Libra square Saturn in Capricorn
  • October 19- Venus in Virgo trine Jupiter Capricorn
  • October 19- Mars in Aries square Jupiter in Capricorn
  • October 21- Venus in Virgo trine Pluto in Capricorn
  • October 23- Sun enters Scorpio
  • October 24- Venus in Virgo trine Saturn in Capricorn
  • October 25- Sun in Scorpio conjunct Mercury in Scorpio
  • October 28- Venus enters Libra
  • October 28- Mercury retrograde enters Libra
  • October 31- Sun in Scorpio opposite Uranus in Taurus
  • October 31- Full Moon in Taurus
To make the most of my astrological horoscopes, please read your ASCENDANT sign, followed by your SUN and MOON sign. This will give you the best advice and be the most appropriate timing-wise. Don’t know your personal astrology? Check out this free astrological calculator, or book a session with me!
Tarot Card: The Emperor- Aries, standing firm and making decisions for one's self 
The beginning of this month is all about you! The Full Moon will be falling in your sign. This is likely to bring about big accomplishments for you personally and physically. Focus on giving yourself validation, and possibly even making significant changes in your physical appearance. Be mindful of challenges with partnerships this day. The weeks ahead are going to be a bit bumpy in terms of how you relate to others. Mid-month, the New Moon takes place in your relationship sector, and this is when a make or break situation occurs. Keep in mind that there is room for conflict resolution, but choose your words wisely. Those of you looking to manifest new relationships, today is the day! The only catch is you have to be willing to take the initiative. At the end of the month, there is an extra blue full moon shining a light on your values. Credit, debt, and joint finances will be highlighted, especially if you have to talk about finances or security with a partner. Mercury is going retrograde back into your relationship sector, assisting you in communicating clearly with your beloved. Watch out as some of you may experience connections to people from the past. Beware, not all relationships should be resurrected. All month long, you're going to experience a tug between your leadership skills at work and your freedoms. Steer clear of any workplace power struggles; you may come off a little too extreme. 
Tarot Card:  The High Priestess- tuning into your intuition or vision
The month begins with a very reflective full moon in your hidden realm of the 12th house. It's advised that you take it easy on your health and slow down. Anxiety, illness, or fevers may come about. Meditation and adequate rest will be necessary. If you're feeling more agitated or angry than usual, consider dancing or other spiritual practices. The 12th house is a very mystical magical zone where we tap into our hidden talent. Drums and percussion can be very helpful for working out pent up aggression. The New Moon shines a light on your health and wellness sector. It's going to help you find a balance with others in the workplace as well. If you've got a partnership with a crisis, do your best not to take on their baggage. Towards the end of the month, there will be some intense situations between you and a partnership. There's an important test of faith in your astrology that helps you better understand how to strike a balance when it comes to your personal space and beliefs. I foresee more delays in education or travel plans, so be patient; this will work itself out later in the month. Hold off on making any travel plans until mid-November, if it all possible. More is likely to change with your schedule. 
Tarot Card: 4 of Wands- parties and celebrations
Celebrations are taking place at the time of the Full Moon at the beginning of the month. Full moons are always about completions, and you're likely celebrating an accomplishment of someone close to you. Even with social distancing, it's possible to get your party on! You may hear that someone got a job offer, or perhaps even a proposal. Regardless it should be spectacular. Mercury is going retrograde and dropping into your sector that has to do with creativity, children, and true love. If you feel like you've lacked in the romance department, now is the opportunity to air this out. Some of you may take the next steps in relationships in the weeks ahead. Others are going to be having to deal with issues relating to their children or completing creative projects. Keep an eye on pets and children's health this month as well. The New Moon allows you to set new intentions in these areas, and perhaps even begin new creative endeavors. Those who are self-employed will be blessed during this New Moon and allowed to collaborate with other creatives! It's important to watch all month for precognitive dreams and heightened intuition. Some of you may have visions of the future. Especially if it's about future professional goals or how you envision yourself getting better organized, expect to be inspired. You're getting psychic insight from the universe!
Tarot Card:  Ace of Coins- fortune and new financial opportunities 
This is a big professional accomplishment month for you! The Full Moon is shining a light on your career zone and the possibility of completing a significant project. Presentations and meetings with VIPs will be extraordinary. It seems as if you're going to be impressing somebody high up this month. There does seem to be more of an emphasis on your goals and figuring out how to get where you're going. Mercury has you thinking about your home zone and how to accommodate your family or children better. Those of you guys who are single or not married expect thoughts about relocating and finding a big enough place to call home. Some of you guys will be moving in, while others will be moving out. Don't be surprised if the family asks you to come home and visit, either. The New Moon mid-month will help you set intentions for where you want to be. If you're starting a home search, just shortly after that new Moon is the best time! Friends can surprise you with the unexpected news of celebrations towards the end of October. Those of you guys who are single, I highly recommend socializing on Halloween as you may unexpectedly connect with someone rather unusual. In some cases, a friend may try to set you up with someone unexpectedly. Regardless, stay open; you never know when love may strike. All month long, it's going to be challenging finding a balancing act between the past and the future, be willing to let go, and except new paths forward. Change can be good!
Tarot Card:  6 of Swords- being in limbo, moving on from one situation to another 
This month seems to be a bit of a mixed bag for you. I promise you any delays taking place are purely to help you get better in touch with your spiritual side. At the beginning of the month, the Full Moon emphasizes the need to either travel alone or wrap up any loose legal matters. It's possible that delays in education can come about as well in the weeks ahead. Regardless of what happens, stay calm, and trust that everything will come together divinely within the next month. Mercury is highlighting relationships with either neighbors or family members. Likely someone in your clan is having a bit of conflict with transportation or a home situation. Be cautious in getting involved with these matters. You're one of the few signs that needs to really slow down and check any travel plans several times. It's possible there could be an error or a slip-up. Back up your computer and any electronics also, as you're likely to deal with a hiccup with one of your gadgets. I don't recommend loaning a car or a computer to anyone this month! Communication can seem more challenging than usual, especially when you're trying to get down to details. Processing paperwork can be delayed, so take your time when it comes to signing anything. Read the fine print. Those of you guys looking to move, I don't recommend rushing it this month. If you can, wait. Towards the end of the month, there's going to be a surprise that comes about in terms of your career or family. It's likely to have both of these parts of your life at odds. 
Tarot Card:  Death- transition, confronting a challenging matter 
The beginning of this month is going to shine a light on fears. It's essential to tackle any of your fears head-on. Anything you delay in taking care of is likely to become more complicated in the weeks ahead. Intense conversations or closures with partners is expected. Paying off debt, securing loans, or receiving a gift may be in order as well. Because the Full Moon is taking place in your sector of other peoples' finances/energy, likely one thing ends and something else begins. Mid-month, there could be some intense negotiations over salary or a material object. You may be at odds with a partner or spouse overspending or children. Mercury is going retrograde and is likely to throw you for a loop. Being that Mercury is your ruling planet, it's more challenging for you to communicate with others when it goes retrograde. Because this retrograde is in Libra, it's all about relating to others. Find a happy middle ground when it comes to financial arrangements. Seek support from other people when it comes to gaining financial freedom. The Mercury retrograde is also going to help you reevaluate your life direction. It's also going to help you get your ideas down on paper. Consider keeping a journal this month to keep track of all your thoughts. If you've been thinking about taking a trip or exploring a new area of education, consider it! Thoroughly explore all options in October, but don't pull the trigger until mid-November. You'll thank me later.
Tarot Card:  10 of Cups- emotional fulfillment, long term home, and family goals.
Buckle up because this is going to be one wild month for you. The time has come to make some big decisions when it comes to your life and relationships. October kicks off with a full moon in your house of relationships. This is a make or break time for partnerships, and there may be a bit of hurt involved. Some of you are ending relationships, while others are still moving through the healing process. Regardless of where you are, realize that you've come a long way this year. Whatever closes as a result of the first Full Moon of the month, please do your best to accept it with grace. Thankfully mid-month, there is a New Moon in your sign. This allows you to hit restart and focus on any intentions you have. Your physical body is likely to be a bit challenged at the time of this New Moon, and I imagine you'll be feeling pretty emotional. There can be a bit of a back-and-forth in a living situation, especially if there have been changes in a relationship. Do your best to move through this month with patience. Remember that to get what you want, sometimes, you have to be emotionally vulnerable and speak up. Mercury is turning retrograde from your financial house to your house. The time has come for you to be clear about your values. It may surprise you how much other people are willing to rise to meet you in the middle. All you have to do is ask. Sometime around the end of the month, look for financial gifts from the universe. You'll likely receive a bonus or an unexpected payout. Enjoy!
Tarot Card:  The Devil- breaking free from past patterns or habits 
Health is essential this month. Burn out is very possible and very real. It's all about finding that mind, body, spirit balance. The Full Moon is going to shine a light on where you're feeling out of sorts physically. Health issues can arise at the beginning of the month, as can issues with coworkers or pets. Some of you will be changing the location and where you are working. Health results, as well as dietary changes, can take place early in the month as well. If you're ready to put to rest a bad habit, now is the time! Mercury is going retrograde in your sign. What is highlighting for you is the need to let go of anxiety revolving around relationships. Do your best to sort and sift, releasing the past. There may be old relationship haunts that need to go to move forward with a new relationship. Clean the house physically and emotionally. You'll be glad that you did this, trust me. Around the end of the month, you may have a new opportunity work wise. It appears it has some aspect of either being self-employed or more freedom. Regardless of what takes place, I promise you it's for the better. Workers can prove to be unreliable, leaving you to pick up the slack. Those who have been overworking or flat out sick of their job may need to take some time off to rest and recover. Those who are self-employed or considering starting a business, you're in the beginning phases of seeing this out. Give yourself until the end of the year to get things in motion.
Tarot Card:  Temperance- moderation, and healing 
The first Full Moon of the month is all about relating better to your creative side. For some of you, this may be about connecting with your inner child, or your children in general! Creative projects can be finished around this time, and collaborations with others should be beautiful. This is taking place in the house that has to do with children and true love. Mercury is going retrograde mid-month, expect to have some intense dreams. This is a necessary time to detox the mind and release any fears. Its main goal is to help you be better in tune with your dreams and aspirations. If there have been some challenges in a relationship, this can also be a time to air out any concerns. Metaphysics, psychology, and therapy are all highlighted this month. The New Moon shines a light on opportunities to make new friends or network with new social groups. It's possible you're introducing a partner to friends or meeting someone new through a spouse. Towards the end of the month, the focus shifts towards your health and wellness. This can be an excellent time to practice meditation and look into new physical routines. There is an importance in finding the balance within the mind, the body, and the spirit. If you don't take note of something out of balance, you'll likely be feeling under the weather. Make physical and dietary changes as necessary to better support the lifestyle that you want! I should also note that I foresee some changes in your daily routine that may be linked to your work life. Those of you guys who are considering going out on your own, and being self-employed or more so independent, get ready. Significant changes are taking place within your day-to-day routine. Some may have differences in an office space, while others are deciding to launch new endeavors. Regardless of what you're working on, do your best to make these launches closer to mid-November. You're almost there.
Tarot Card:  7 of Wands- getting the upper hand in a situation 
The beginning of the month is jam-packed with all sorts of changes in your home zone. You may be realizing you have to visit home, to be there for a family member. If that's not the case, then it's very likely an impending change in your living situation. Some people will be coming while others will be going. Do your best to handle the changes with grace. It may take until the end of the month to work some of this stuff out. If you're debating whether or not you should relocate, take your time in making that decision as other factors are likely to come into play later in the month. This is especially true if it has to do with taking a job and relocating. The New Moon shines a light on new opportunities for your career mid-month. Here I expect someone to lend you a helping hand. However, not all transitions this month are going to be easy. There will be times where you feel like you're at odds with others when, in reality, this is just the universe showing you contrast. It's only through this contrast that you figure out what it is that you genuinely want. Regardless, use the New Moon to set intentions for your future business partnerships and relationships. If you're looking for a new job opportunity, look for just after the new moon mid-month. Mercury is going retrograde in your friendship sector. You'll likely be going out of your way to reconnect with people you haven't seen or spoken to in a while. It's possible a friend from your past could re-surface. They may have some kind of professional connection to help you in your time of need. Watch out for any miscommunications with friendships as well, as it's possible, there can be some unexpected conflict brewing. It may not even involve you personally, but more so mutual friends. My advice is to stay out of it! Steer clear of anything involving borrowing or loaning money between friends this month. It's not likely to go over well at the end of the month. If you're feeling the friction, switch your social groups up a little bit and spend time with others to give certain relationships a breather. Be sure to go and do something fun for Halloween. It looks as if you may meet someone very attractive and unusual. Friends can be lovers, and lovers can become friends. The unexpected is likely to take place when it comes to your love life.
Tarot Card:  The Hierophant- a person of higher knowledge or advice 
Communication takes center stage at the beginning of the month with the Full Moon in your communication zone. The Full Moon is shining a light on your thoughts. This can be an excellent time to schedule meetings, have important phone calls, or purchase any electronics. Your communication is going to come across more intense than usual this month. It's important to think everything through before communicating with others. Mid-month around the time of the new Moon, your goal is to think about long-term plans when it comes to relationships or education—making plans to travel with a partner in the future may come about as well. However, I recommend waiting to solidify those plans next month after Mercury has gone direct. If you've been hoping to publish something or pursue some level of education or teaching, this should move forward closer to the end of the month as well. Mercury is going retrograde in your career sector and dipping into your educational sector. You're likely thinking about what further education or travel you can partake in that will positively influence your career. If you're somebody who travels for work, expect delays. If you're someone who deals with legal matters, you may also expect delays. If you've been hoping to enter into a higher education program or perhaps even take a teaching job, it should move forward in the month ahead. Watch for unexpected situations at the end of the month that allow you to possibly relocate or consider making massive changes in your professional or home zone. Be mindful that one very much will affect the other. You don't want to disrupt this delicate balance without thinking everything through. If you're partnered up with someone, they may not be able to relocate as quickly as you. Do your best to be as understanding as possible. These delays are for a good reason.
Tarot Card:  2 of Coins- balancing a financial situation, looking over budgets 
This is the time to address financial matters! The first Full Moon at the beginning of the month emphasizes the actions you take to provide for yourself financially. This month will be a balancing act between what you need versus what other people will give you. Your security is the most important thing. Spend the beginning of the month taking stock of what you have, And pat yourself on the back for what financial goals you have accomplished. Mars is moving retrograde through this part of your chart, so you may feel that money is harder to come by. This will pass in the weeks ahead, I promise, for the meantime, focus on sticking to a budget. Self-esteem is an important theme this month as well, as you're only going to be paid what you feel you are worth. The New Moon is in your sector of other peoples' money. Here you can address credit or that usage, apply for a loan, or even set up a plan to invest or save. Regardless, you may need help from another person to sort all this out. Don't hesitate to talk to a professional or your partner about the best path to financial freedom. It seems like you're itching to get away and travel, perhaps take some time off for a bit. The challenge is figuring out how to afford it. To me, it seems like you'll get creative and find ways to get other people to help fund your endeavors. Don't be afraid to ask for what you deserve. Those of you looking to get an advance on a publishing deal, or finance a legal matter, expect good news towards the end of October. This is the month where you see if other people are going to go the distance for you. Romantic or business partners may come forward and talk to you about feelings you weren't aware of. If you're having issues wrapping up a relationship or feelings of a past love, consider getting out of town for a brief period of time to take a breather. Travel may be just what the doctor ordered.






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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