This week, we have a lot of planets stationing (appearing to have come to a standstill before starting to move in a different direction) or coming out of their shadow periods, which are also related to retrograde motion.
Pluto stationed retrograde on April 22nd at 21° Capricorn. It was then in retrograde motion until slowing down and stationing direct on September 30th, at 18° Capricorn.
Pluto resumes forward motion again on the 1st of October. As an outer planet, Pluto spends a lot of its time in retrograde motion, so it may not be felt significantly unless you have natal planets at or close to the stationing degrees.
Those with natal planets or chart points (ascendant/midheaven etc) at 17° to 22° of Capricorn, Cancer, Libra and Aries are most likely to feel the effects of Pluto stationing direct.
As Pluto deals with unearthing secrets and exposing things to the light, you may well find yourself dealing with some type of fall-out at this time. There may be a link to what was happening around late April of this year.
On October 2nd, we have Mercury squaring Pluto which may result in discussions related to some topics that have been brewing during this retrograde Pluto period. This will apply for all of us, but for those that have natal planets at the degrees mentioned above, it may be more profound.
On the 5th, Venus stations retrograde at 10° Scorpio. Venus will be retrograde until November 17th and have many of us re-evaluating our values and relationships.
Similar issues from 8 years ago may seem to appear again during the retrograde phase. Those with natal planets at 9° to 11° Scorpio, Taurus, Leo and Aquarius are more likely to be affected by this.
On the 6th, Venus starts its retrograde motion. Also on the 6th, the shadow period for the previous Jupiter retrograde period ends. Jupiter was retrograde from March 8 (23°Scorpio) to July 11 (13° Scorpio).
On the 8th of October, the shadow period for the previous Mars retrograde period ends. Mars was retrograde from June 26 (9° Aquarius) to August 28 (28° Capricorn).
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Early in the week, there may be a confrontation with a partner or good friend. This is likely to somehow involve issues related to your career or public reputation. Over the next 6 weeks or more, you may be rethinking your values when it comes to sharing. This will include not just physical and financial resources, but emotional bonds as well. There is the possibility of events from 8 years ago being related to what happens over the next month and a half.
Early in the week, you may encounter penetrating and deep discussions regarding beliefs and worldviews. You may face a lot of resistance to your opinions, particularly in relation to those you work with or in relation to your health and day to day activities. Relationships may have you doing a lot of deep thinking over the next 6 weeks and issues from 8 years ago may become more prominent now.
Early in the week, you may have a showdown with someone in regards to what you do for fun. It could be that money has become tighter and you feel that your ability to express yourself and your creativity is stifled at this time. The next 6 weeks is a time when you are likely to be deeply interested in your emotional and physical health. Relationships with co-workers may also feature strongly over this period and issues from 8 years ago may arise during this time.
Early in the week, you may find that you are very much caught between your family and your partner. It may also be close friends and your house or real estate that cause these issues. Over the next 6 weeks, your creativity, love affairs, children and socializing may all have you doing some deep thinking. Issues related to these topics from 8 years ago may arise again during this time.
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Communications, in general, may be tricky early in the week but more so to do with co-workers. Some may be dealing with news in relation to their health or daily routines at this time. Over the next 6 weeks, you may be re-evaluating family ties and where you live. Issues from 8 years ago related to your home and family may arise again during the next month and a half.
Money issues and their relationship to what those you love and things you love to do may cause some upset early in the week. The next 6 weeks is likely to be a time when you are re-evaluating communications and relationships with siblings and cousins. Some may have study of some kind preoccupying their mind during this time. There may very well be a link between events of 8 years ago and what happens over the next month and a half.
As much as you generally hate disharmony, early in the week, you may find yourself in a bit of a showdown with a family member or in relation to your home. Over the next 6 weeks, you are likely to be doing a lot of thinking about your financial affairs. There may be a link to events that occurred 8 years ago and what transpires over the next month and a half.
Early in the week, may be a particularly difficult time when it comes to communications. It’s also quite possible, that your harshest critic is yourself at this time. Over the next 6 weeks, you are likely to be reevaluating how you present yourself to the world. For many, this will be a time when you feel like having a whole new overhaul of your look. Just as important will be how you are perceived by others when it comes to your values. There may a link to events that happened 8 years ago over the next 6 weeks.
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Early in the week may bring disagreements with friends, or those that you network with through groups and organizations. Over the next 6 weeks, you are likely to be doing a lot of personal work on yourself and your psychological health in some way. There may be a continuation of a theme from events that happened 8 years ago in this regard.
Early in the week, you may find yourself having very deep and profound thoughts in regards to your career and how you yourself are perceived by others. Over the next 6 weeks, you may find that you are doing a lot more thinking about your friendships, acquaintances and hopes and dreams that you have nurtured. There may a link to events that occurred 8 years ago and what happens over the next month and a half.
Your worldview and beliefs may undergo some deep scrutiny by yourself early in the week. Over the next 6 weeks, your career and public reputation are likely to undergo a re-evaluation of sorts by yourself. There may be a link to events that occurred 8 years ago and what happens over the next month and a half.
Sharing with friends, whether that be finances, possessions or emotions may be the cause from some deep discussions early in the week. Over the next 6 weeks, you are likely to be re-evaluating your thoughts when it comes to beliefs and other cultures. For some, there may be echoes of events that happened 8 years ago over the next month and a half.