Yet another exciting week in the cosmos, lots of planetary changes this month! Uranus has just changed signs and gone back into Aries until March 6th of next year. This transition allows us to review and reconnect with the journey we have been on since Uranus entered Aries in 2010. Once Uranus finishes up this transit, it will enter Taurus for the next 7-8 years and we begin a new journey. This is more about planting seeds, growing and harvesting. Taurus, after all is the earthiest of the earth signs, so we use the metaphors and symbolism of working the earth. In these next few months as Uranus turns direct from retrograde in January, then moves forward to leave Aries, we really learn what this journey since 2010 was all about. What were the most notable revolutionary experiences you had? Where did your life change, perhaps dramatically? Where did you break free of restrictions and become profoundly independent?
As Uranus makes this transition, the Moon’s Nodes of Destiny also make a shift that will last 18 months. The Nodes have been living in the signs of Leo and Aquarius and will now move backwards – because that’s how the Nodes move – into Cancer and Capricorn. Because they are at the end of the signs, they will have a T-square relationship with Uranus, causing us to evaluate the direction we are headed in. The North Node is now in Cancer, while its equal and opposite point, the South Node is in Capricorn. This means that we are to follow the direction where we find support, nurturing, warmth and a sense of belonging. The sense of Capricorn achievement and success will come as a result of following our hearts and the areas I just mentioned.
The good news this week is that tomorrow, November 8th, Jupiter enters its own sign of Sagittarius. Jupiter in its home indicates that we are entering a time of protection, as Jupiter is a shielding influence. Wherever you have Sagittarius in your chart gives you a boost of confidence, protection and optimism. Jupiter’s visit to Sagittarius will last 13 months and during this time, it’s a good idea to take advantage of the good fortune to advance areas of your life that you’ve been wanting to expand. It’s also good to know that Jupiter buffers you from any sort of catastrophe in the house it’s visiting. There are still lessons to be learned, but you are open and understand these experiences with a new perspective.
There has not been a lot of fire in the planetary configurations. Hence, there has been a lot of slow movement and lack of inspiration. We are coming out of a time with many planets in water signs, which has made us feel stuck in the mud. But with Uranus back in Aries and Jupiter in Sagittarius, we should begin to feel motivated and have more energy. Fire planets also bring confidence to wherever they land in our charts and we need to make the most of this while the planets are visiting us.