November 2019 Newsletter
Kindly note that the days and times given below are in PST (Pacific Standard Time). For Rocky Mountain Time (including AZ) add 1 hour. For Central Time, add 2 hours. For Eastern Time, add 3 hours. For Alaskan Time, subtract 1 hour. For Hawaii-Aleutian Time, subtract 2 hours. For Greenwich, add 8 hours. For Central European time (CET) add 9 hours, for Eastern European Time (EET), add 10 hours.
RUNE OF THE MONTH: Isa “standstill, withdrawal, ice”. Ice enables us to walk on water, but can also be treacherous, even cost us our life, if not treaded on carefully enough. This rune calls for discipline, patience, caution and bravery. It also requires of us to listen carefully both to our inner self and our surroundings. Before the ice breaks, there is always the subtle sound of a crack. A month to slow down, stand in stillness and silence so that we may discern the truth in ourselves and in others.
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Uranus remains retrograde this whole month until January 20th, 2020. Its shadow period remains until April 26, 2020. The degrees traveled in November (4º27’ – 3º22’ Taurus) are symbolized by: “A widow at an open grave” and “The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow”. A lot of change is still in store for us both on a personal and collective levels, but even if those transformations seem to bring tremendous chaos at first, we shall find that in time, they lead to a better order. With a greater sense of space and freedom, we are able to more deeply connect to our inner truth.
Mercury turns direct on November 21 at 11º38’ Scorpio. Its shadow period lasts until December 8th. The degree it turns direct on, is symbolized by: “An official embassy ball”. During the first 3 weeks of November, we still have a chance to discover our passion. We could be intensely interested in life after death, return to metaphysical studies we had left on the side, experience powerful emotions we thought we had overcome and become aware of left-over traumas from earlier years. On November 22nd, communications, thinking and travels return to normal with a renewed sense of personal accomplishment and success.
Neptune turns direct on November 27. Its shadow period lasts until March 17, 2020. The images representing the degrees covered in November (16º07’ – 15º55’ Pisces) are: “An Easter parade” and “In the quiet of his study, a creative individual experiences a flow of inspiration”. The thinning of the veils results in much magic, powerfully imaginative work in those artistically inclined, and a general sense of well-being and celebration.
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The Moon will be Void of Course (V/O –forming no major aspect with any planet before entering the following sign-):
· From Saturday 11/2 at 10:46 PM till Sunday 11/3 at 3:19 AM: when the Moon enters Aquarius.
· On Tuesday 11/5 between 6:37 AM and 3:08 PM: when the Moon enters Pisces.
· From Thursday 11/7 at 5:13 PM till Friday 11/8 at 3:49 AM: when the Moon enters Aries.
· On Sunday 11/10 between 6:00 AM and 3:18 PM: when the Moon enters Taurus.
· From Tuesday 11/12 at 7:48 AM till Wednesday 11/13 at 0:46 AM: when the Moon enters Gemini.
· On Friday 11/15 between 3:40 AM and 8:15 AM: when the Moon enters Cancer.
· On Sunday 11/17 between 12:14 PM till 1:57 PM: when the Moon enters Leo.
· On Tuesday 11/19 between 1:11 PM and 5:54 PM: when the Moon enters Virgo.
· On Thursday 11/21 between 7:31 PM and 8:20 PM: when the Moon enters Libra.
· On Saturday 11/23 between 6:49 PM and 9:58 PM: when the Moon enters Scorpio.
· From Monday 11/25 at 9:30 AM till Tuesday 11/26 at 0:11 AM: when the Moon enters Sagittarius.
· On Thursday 11/28 between 2:50 AM and 4:33 AM: when the Moon enters Capricorn.
· From Friday 11/29 at 7:57 PM and Saturday 11/30 at 12:13 PM: when the Moon enters Aquarius.
Mark these periods in red in your calendar and avoid scheduling anything of importance during these times as they would amount to… NO thing!
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Scheduling our activities using the zodiacal position of the Moon:
Moon in Capricorn until Sunday 11/3 at 3:18 AM + between Thursday 11/28 at 4:33 AM till Saturday 11/30 at 12:12 PM: Good for furthering our ambitions, asking for a promotion, enlisting the support of people in positions of authority, making a good impression, re-structuring our business and redefining our long-term goals…
Moon in Aquarius between Sunday 11/3 at 3:19 AM and Tuesday 11/5 at 3:07 PM + between Saturday 11/30 at 12:13 PM and Monday 12/2 at 11:10 PM: Perfect for philanthropic activities, charitable organizations, meeting with friends, making new acquaintances. Good also for inventions, far out, progressive ideas, inter-dimensional and time travel, anything related to UFOs, computers and technology in general….
Moon in Pisces between Tuesday 11/5 at 3:08 PM and Friday 11/8 at 3:48 AM: Great for meditating, sitting by the ocean, anything related to the sacred, dancing, painting, swimming, dreaming, music, photography, film, sleeping, channeling, connecting with the mystical, the magic and the oneness of all that is…
Moon in Aries between Friday 11/8 at 3:49 AM and Sunday 11/10 at 3:17 PM: Perfect for intense physical activities, anything requiring forceful, direct action and self-assertion. Good also for leadership, spontaneity, good will, being a way shower, initiating new projects or bringing our car to the mechanic….
Moon in Taurus between Sunday 11/10 at 3:18 PM and Wednesday 11/13 at 0:45 AM: Perfect for any financial matter: paying our bills/debts, asking for the money that is owed to us, investing in real estate, buying and selling. Perfect also for a stroll in the park, going to the countryside, connecting with our Mother the Earth… Good also for gardening, pottery, sculpting, as well as bodywork…
Moon in Gemini between Wednesday 11/13 at 0:46 AM and Friday 11/15 at 8:14 AM: Excellent for multi-tasking, curiosity, any form of communication, exchanging information, sending e-mails, calling friends and acquaintances. Great also for social activities, attending conferences, reading a book, watching a documentary, gathering data on various topics, connecting with new people….
Moon in Cancer between Friday 11/15 at 8:15 AM and Sunday 11/17 at 1:56 PM: Perfect for family activities, especially those involving children. Good for spending more time at home, cooking, nurturing ourselves and those we love, inviting the people we cherish over for dinner. Excellent also for drawing, creative writing, humor and anything requiring imagination and a touch of craziness….
Moon in Leo between Sunday 11/17 at 1:57 PM and Tuesday 11/19 at 5:53 PM: Excellent for anything glamorous, dramatic performances, being in the public’s eye, throwing or attending an elegant party, playing with children, romance and creativity in general…
Moon in Virgo between Tuesday 11/19 at 5:54 PM and Thursday 11/21 at 8:19 PM: Excellent for starting a new fitness program, learning, healthy nutrition, fasting, clearing our closets, cleaning our home, reorganizing our drawers…. Perfect also for detailed work, the focused use of our intelligence, and taking care of small pets….
Moon in Libra between Thursday 11/21 at 8:20 PM and Saturday 11/23 at 9:57 PM: Great for relationships, associations, diplomatic exchanges with others, anything related to beauty (a haircut, buying new clothes, a make-over…), art (especially painting and decorating…), a pleasant social event (concert, art exhibition…).
Moon in Scorpio between Saturday 11/23 at 9:58 PM and Tuesday 11/26 at 0:10 AM: Perfect for scientific research, esoteric studies, self-transformation, shamanism, dealing with the mysteries of life, death, and sexuality, as well as insurances and issues involving personal power.
Moon in Sagittarius between Tuesday 11/26 at 0:11 AM and Thursday 11/28 at 4:32 AM: Perfect for traveling, religious and/or philosophical activities or matters related to higher education and the law. Excellent for lecturing, learning, perfecting a foreign language, exploring other cultures… Perfect also for athletic training and tending to large animals (horses….).
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This month’s intentional meditation starts on Tuesday 11/12. Take out as many blank sheets of paper as you will have intentions and placed them near a window, on a balcony or in a garden so that they will bask in the light of the Full Moon in Taurus at exactly 5:34 AM. Once that moment had passed, gather your Full Moon charged blank sheets and place them in a folder.
On Tuesday 11/26 on the New Moon in Sagittarius, take out your blank full moon charged papers and write on each a concise, positive intention. Place them on a balcony, in a garden or near a window so that they are out by exactly 7:06 AM. Once that moment has passed, staple them together and put them away in a folder expecting the manifestation of all your dreams…
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Friday 11/1 Venus enters Sagittarius (1:25 PM till 11/25)
During the next 3 weeks, we express our feelings with warmth, openness and generosity. We could feel quite adventurous in love and be attracted to foreigners or people who have traveled. We tend to focus on the silver lining of every cloud and because we expect the best from others, manifest exactly that! We should however not get overly enthusiastic in financial matters as we could easily squander money much needed later on.
Tuesday 11/5: Mars Square Pluto (2:23 AM)
Today, we could encounter some opposition and face obstacles causing pressure, stress and frustrations. Rash reactions tend to be destructive and should be avoided at all costs. Best to cooperate with others as much as we can, act with courage and be direct so that the truth may emerge with clarity.
Friday 11/8: Sun Sextile Saturn (9:06 AM), Sun Trine Neptune (9:57 AM), Saturn Sextile Neptune (6:51 PM)
Inspirations and visions are backed by hard work. With discipline and focus, we ground our dreams and turn them into realities. Even though we are able to see beyond the veil, we do not fall prey to spiritual imagination. Wonderful for artists and healers.
Saturday 11/9: Mercury Sextile Pluto (6:13 PM)
Cooperating, lying low, keeping our opinions to ourselves and compromising are the best ways to gain momentum today. Yielding to the group, helps us have a better impact than forcefully pushing our ideas upon others.
Monday 11/11: Sun Conjunct Mercury (7:22 AM)
A day of effective communications and pleasant social contacts. Excellent for writing e-mails, doing phone calls, composing a report or essay or giving a talk. We express ourselves with simple efficiency and our ideas are received with clarity.
Tuesday 11/12: Mars Sextile Jupiter (10:21 AM)
A wonderful day to actively expand our education, travel and further, or strengthen, our financial and professional situations. Wonderful opportunities open enabling us to move forward.
Wednesday 11/13: Mercury Sextile Saturn (6:35 AM), Sun Sextile Pluto (9:56 AM), Mercury Trine Neptune (2:34 PM)
The way we express ourselves is both inspired and grounded. Excellent for completing backlogged work and asserting our leadership abilities. Our imagination could inspire us great visions that we are able to give a concrete form to.
Thursday 11/14: Venus Square Neptune (9:07 AM)
A person we cherish could prove disappointing. Deceit could occur in a relationship. Feeling a soul connection with another could blind us to his/her truth. Our compassion may suck us into a savior-victim connection. Money matters are foggy. Someone we interact with could be dishonest.
Monday 11/18: Mars enters Scorpio (11:41 PM till January 4, 2020)
During the next month and a half, Scorpio natives are favored. We won’t accept kindly betrayals of any sort. Our energy is particularly intense and focused. “Impossible” is a trigger igniting us to prove that we can do it. We should however be careful of potentially violent people who could be more aggressive than usual. Important also that we find creative outlets for our own anger should we experience such feelings.
Wednesday 11/20: Mercury turns direct (11:12 AM)
Kindly refer to the opening paragraph.
Friday 11/22: the Sun enters Sagittarius (7:00 AM till Dec 23rd)
During the next month, we feel adventurous, enthusiastic and generous. A wonderful time to travel to a foreign country, enroll in a class to further our education, become interested in a different philosophy of life, be enriched by a religion giving more meaning to our day to day existence. Our positive attitude and self-confidence are greatly enhanced.
Sunday 11/24: Venus Conjunct Jupiter 5:33 AM, Mars Opposition Uranus (8:49 AM)
Our social life could be particularly warm and positive today. We express our feelings with generosity and enthusiasm. A relationship begun today is likely to be both exciting and adventurous. We should however beware of not spending more than we have or need, and pay attention when operating sharp objects or a motor vehicle. Sudden aggression or impulsive reactions could cause accidents.
Monday 11/25: Venus enters Capricorn (4:29 PM till Dec 21st)
During the next 4 weeks, we tend to express our love more cautiously with greater attention to our responsibilities towards others. We could feel more realistic than usual and maybe also a little more pessimistic and lonely. We may need to face the truth about a relationship that has been shaky for a while. A good relationship becomes stronger at this time. We are also more serious in financial matters and are encouraged to favor saving over spending. The money we make at this time has more solidity than at any other time.
Wednesday 11/27: Neptune turns Direct (4:33 AM)
Kindly refer to the opening paragraph.
Thursday 11/28: Mercury Trine Neptune (1:52 AM), Venus Trine Uranus (10:26 AM)
We think with our hearts. Our intuition is enhanced enabling us to feel vibrations as well as all that is not expressed. Telepathic communication is greater than usual. We could also be more popular. In relationships, it is important that we find a balance between intimacy and freedom. An unexpected source of income could liberate us to live our dreams.
Friday 11/29: Mercury Sextile Saturn (10:12 PM)
A great day to clear our desk of backlogged work. Our communications are focused. We are attracted to mature individuals and keen on furthering our ambitions through hard work, discipline and seriousness of purpose.
Wishing you a productive month of November!
In Loving Light.
Michelle Karén, M.A., D.F.Astrol.S.
Astrologer, shaman, international conference speaker
Author of Astrology for Enlightenment (Atria Books, Simon & Schuster)
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