Fanatical Fall 2013 - Big Astrological Changes
Written by: Janet (Sparrow) Moon
Published on: September 16, 2013
Lunar Eclipse - Mercury Retrograde - Solar Eclipse - Uranus-Pluto SquareLunar Eclipse - Mercury Retrograde - Solar Eclipse - Uranus-Pluto Square
Late September through Mid November 2013
Uranus and Pluto are two slow outer planets and aspects between them often last for years. The battle (square) between them began in the Spring of 2011 and will continue through Winter 2015. Because these planets are in retrograde almost as often as they are moving direct, the angle between them will widen and narrow throughout the process. So, there will be times when their energy peaks and then wanes again. Uranus and Pluto will be building up to another peak though the Fall of 2013 and as they approach their climax, Mercury will begin his retrograde, and the Sun and Moon will line up for their biannual ecliptic events.
Uranus and Pluto will bring emotional strife, and some will become fanatical. There will be upsets on the personal and the community level. Its likely that internet crime will increase, so it would be a very good idea to increase the security of your internet accounts. There could also be public demonstrations and disturbances, especially around the Halloween and Samhain holidays.
Problems could be coming up even weeks before Halloween with a lunar eclipse in Aries on October 18th. Some can feel the eclipse energy weeks before the actual eclipse event. Its been about seven years since we've had an eclipse in Aries (reflecting into Libra), and this could knock Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn) on their butts for a few days. Mars will also be at an opposition to Neptune at this time, so many of us may find it difficult to act, or to at least act properly, as this eclipse energy dissipates. We may also find ourselves "pulled" to our addictions because of the Mars-Neptune force. Practice moderation, and if you slip, forgive yourself. Any guilt absorbed during this time will take a very long time to heal.
Mercury will be turning retrograde, on October 21st, three days after the eclipse. This retrograde will be completely contained in the sign of Scorpio. Poor Scorpions, they already have Saturn hanging out in their sign making life difficult, and now they have to deal with Mercury running laps back and forth across Saturn. There will be the typical Mercury retrograde problems like computer crashes, internet transmissions lost, travel delays and detours, and misunderstandings in general. But, there could also be problems with authority figures (like the boss or the legal system), and there could be some vicious arguments. This Mercury retrograde will be a passionate time, to say the least.
The Uranus-Pluto square actually began on September 21st, and it will be slowly creeping up to its climax, on November 1st, as the lunar eclipse erupts and Mercury's retrograde begins. Eclipses bring changes, and often those changes are sudden and unwanted. Our plans go awry, and the economy can slump under a Mercury retrograde. And, the Uranus-Pluto battle can bring strife, chaos, discontent, theft, anger, and even sudden death into our communities. Mix all of these together, shake well, and pour, and I wonder what could happen? Many of us will be dealing with more than our fair share of "crap hitting the fan," and it is likely that arguments and even criminal behavior will become widespread from mid October through mid November.
We will hit our second eclipse on November 3rd, only two days after Uranus and Pluto come to the peak of their fight, and this eclipse is really going to be a doozy. It will be a total solar eclipse, and total eclipses can pack a wallop all by themselves. Add the fact that the eclipse will be conjunct to Mercury in retrograde, and conjunct Saturn all in the sign of Scorpio (those poor Scorpions). Mercury and Saturn will add their gravitational energy to the ecliptic pull of the Sun and the Moon giving us one mighty big tug! People will be passionate, to say the least. Secrets could be exposed on the personal, corporate, and even government levels. Some of us could actually make some powerful changes in our lives around this time.
Mercury's retrograde will continue for another week after the solar eclipse through November 10th. Neptune (the social worker of the zodiac) will be beaming positive energy to Mercury as he turns direct. We may find this energy promotes healing and forgiveness in our lives, and many will set new goals and new directions for their lives as Mercury's retrograde ends.
We may deal with losses, or we may choose to end relationships, habits, or even the clutter in our lives as we progress through the Fall astrological challenges. Many of us will be experiencing spiritual muscle building events that will make us stronger and wiser people. It would probably be best to keep our schedules light and take good care of ourselves during this time. And, if you want to know how these events will affect you specifically, contact your favorite astrologer.
Janet (Sparrow) Moon is a professional psychic and astrologer. You can visit her web site for more articles about upcoming events in astrology, and to read her daily astrology general tendencies forecast. (This article can be reprinted freely online, as long as the entire article and this bio are included.) http://www.sparrowmoon.com/