Diana's Monthly Leo Forecast for October 2014
Until the 23rd, the Sun is in a sociable, busy area and you could be meeting and greeting or connecting over the wires, corresponding, maybe sharing what you know, and probably running around more. It’s a time when you have more on your mind and maybe more to get your head around. Education or travel is also highlighted and there may be plans, schedules or itineraries to consider.
ON YOUR DOORSTEP
Until the 11th discussions could revolve around family, extended family, neighbours, or property matters. Correspondence and speculation may be about a physical space inside/outside, or points on the map. You may be mulling things over feeling more emotional or nostalgic. There may be communications with relations or parents for some of you and others may be considering a legacy or a tradition of some kind. Whatever is going on feelings tend to be nearer the surface and certain interchanges may touch a nerve. Either way it tends to be a mentally busy or social time in and around a base of operations – wherever that is – or you may be on the move more.
From the 11th Mercury retrogrades into a very outgoing, chatty area of your Solar chart but it’s also to do with education, gathering or sharing information, media etc. Increased interchanges through speaking and writing are more likely, and possibly more paper-work. Overall, it tends to be a great time for making connections, learning and sharing new stuff, in person or over the wires.
Until the 24th Venus will be in a very sociable sector of your solar chart. She can help you to be articulate in your expression and tends to deliver environments or daily encounters which are more appealing or entertaining, even exotic. Some of you could be in exchanges with others who appreciate your self-expression or there may be more interesting distractions or more access to the arts. Media is favoured as is anything artistic. This transit could bring warm, supportive relations with siblings or soul brothers and sisters. You also can do better when buying/selling/promoting etc and if you want to settle a feud or negotiate for something, then you can be very persuasive.
Venus beams a friendly, sociable light into the root of your chart. This can manifest in various ways. Overall, it encourages a more harmonious time at home and you welcome others into your space or are more the visitor to others. Or, it could be a venue where you all meet up. It could be a good time to appreciate family or tribal connections, or maybe you like where you are located.
From the 23rd the focus will probably be more in and around the base of operations like the neighbourhood, community or with family members. Property matters – buying/selling/home improvements may be a feature or it may be about a particular space inside or outside. In some respects your gaze will tend to be more inwards and you may be pondering more, or feeling things more deeply. Listen to your instincts!
A NEW SENSE OF SELF
Until the 26th Mars is in a more spontaneous, and for some, romantic area, giving you the trigger to be more in the mood to take a chance on love or to speculate in other ways, but don’t risk what you can’t afford to lose. Mars tends to be hasty, so it’s best to sleep on something before making major decisions. There could be occasions when you feel at the centre of attention or more physically in demand. Your creative energy, or competitiveness should come to the fore. Whatever is going on, you could feel more in your power, more in touch with your ‘child within’ but equally, you could be busier because of children or younger ones in your life. Overall this is the time to get active with projects you enjoy and which are rewarding and empowering. Great for the entrepreneurs and ‘creatives’ amongst you, and you may be more in the mood to invest time and resources on an outside chance.
DEVIL IN THE DETAIL
From the 26th Mars is in a sector which emphasizes the practical side of any bright ideas. Considering how to manage, operate, fix. Also useful skills or bits of kit. So daily duties and methodologies are highlighted and you might have to get your head around the mechanical details. A productive house if you keep a weather eye on daily duties, health matters – yours or another’s and running repairs.
There may be conflict with co-workers, service providers, or others and you must co-ordinate in a practical or health-related manner. Others may be pushing you into something you are not ready for or you are simply taking on too much and overdoing it is one reason why this area is also related to health. So watch your step at work but also do not over-stretch your energies or endanger yourself. Overall this Mars position can deliver results you can be proud of but you need to be more a self-starter or deal with things in your own way with Mars here.
ALL THINGS ARE CONNECTED
Saturn, also in this area, is in a long cycle of challenging you to take responsibility for the dust swept under the rug from the past. Therapeutic work triggers inner change and, externally, a more body-centred approach through healthy practices should help you build better emotional/physical foundations.
Outwardly, you will have to meet family obligations and get along with others in a community or neighbourhood – any of which may be lacking in some way. Anything you have just been tolerating regarding your domestic setup, place on the map or with family or extended family members will now need your attention especially as loose ends from the past may emerge in the present.
Leos born in the last decanate or with 19-25 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
PAINTING WITH A BROADER BRUSH
With Jupiter in your sign it’s time for a real growth spurt in your life as things could be taking off in (several) new directions. You will discover much through those from different backgrounds or belief systems, about their ways of seeing things, so, quite a learning curve! More travel, foreign cultures or higher education could be part of the picture. Just try to avoid trusting to luck or overlooking important details and expanding too far too fast. This is your opportunity to think bigger and reach for the golden ring on the merry-go-round of life.
Leos born in the middle decanate or with 15-21 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
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Diana's 2014 Leo Forecast:
MERCURY RETROGRADES 3 times for approx 3 weeks each in 2014:
First retrograde on 6th-28th February-Aquarius – Pisces.
Second retrograde on 7th June – 1st July – Gemini – Cancer.
Third retrograde on 4th-25th October Libra – Scorpio.
THERE WILL BE 2 SOLAR ECLIPSES IN 2014:
The first Solar eclipse of the year occurs on April 29th in your Solar 10th house
Time to put yourself out there or take a new initiative with career or general life-direction.
The second Solar eclipse of the year occurs on October 23rd in your Solar 4th house
Make a fresh start through property matters improve things at home or focus on building good family/extended family relationships.
THE CARDINAL GRAND CROSS in April/May and Nov/Dec when Uranus/Pluto are closest will manifest important events which trigger yet another moment of choice as the mass consciousness shifts from the Piscean to the Aquarian Age.
Both Venus and Mars will be in long transits beginning late in the year………
Venus is in Capricorn from November 5th 2013 – March 6th 2014 which is in your area of work and health. Working relationships feel more supportive or you team up with someone related to a health matter – your own or another’s. You could get quite chummy with someone you liaise with related to daily duties, repairs, maintenance or health and wellbeing. And you feel more inclined to be of assistance to another in these types of situations.
Mars entered Libra on December 8th 2013 to stay until July 25th 2014. An extraordinarily long transit dynamically activating your area of communications and education. You’ll probably be flitting hither and thither in person or over the wires and making new connections or re-visiting old ones. Also keeping your ear to the ground and paying attention to feed-back. This is a great transit for study or teaching or developing your speaking, writing or artistic skills. You’ll be more inclined to be assertive and speak up when you want to get things off your chest and won’t be backwards in coming forwards with your ideas and opinions. The air can get a little blue at times as you cross swords with those with other opinions, but at least it helps to sharpen your mind and hone your own ideas. Be careful when travelling though as Mars here could encourage mishaps or hasty reactions. It also might mean problems with communications equipment or vehicles at times.
Jupiter is in Cancer until July 16, 2014 when it enters your sign Leo.
Letting go and forgiving will help you grow and add to the pool of goodwill for us all no matter how insignificant or difficult it may feel at the time. So, tying up loose ends from the past would be a smart thing to do over this period. This is also a good time for developing things behind the scenes, imaginative or inner work, particularly in collaborations and projects which teach you new things.
But this is also the area where you can be your own worst enemy, shooting yourself in the foot because you fall back into old habits, emotional patterns or beliefs.
Jupiter enters your sign from the 16th July signalling the beginning of a real growth spurt in your life when your mind will be opening to fields of interest which teach you new things. Travel, foreign cultures or higher education could be part of the picture. You’ll be entertaining new possibilities, looking to the distant horizons and thinking bigger. The expansive, benevolent influence of Jupiter will encourage a new understanding and could plunge you into unfamiliar scenarios where you learn a great deal. A good time to launch into new projects or a fresh enterprise. Also a time to look into legal matters in a major or minor way.
All natives of your sign will feel the influence of Jupiter over 2014, the second half of the year will be more favourable.
Saturn entered Scorpio on Oct 5, 2012 and stays until Xmas Eve 2014
Until the end of the year, you will feel the challenging and limiting energies of Saturn in Scorpio, each time she connects with an important degree in your natal chart. Saturn is now in mutual reception with Pluto in Capricorn which tends to harmonize their forces.
You have begun a 2 and a half year cycle of having to work harder at family relationships and being more cautious when getting along with others in a community or neighbourhood. Anything you have just been tolerating regarding your domestic setup, place on the map or with family members will now need your attention especially as the past may emerge in the present. Maybe you feel a lack regarding these areas.
Otherwise, you may be stuck in the past, have baggage which is restricting or have other commitments which feel burdensome. Effort may be needed to manage things at home, as you build a new or improved place for yourself in the world. The up side is that you can feel hugely satisfied with what you achieve and how you have matured emotionally.
Leos born from 7th August or with from 15 degrees of Leo rising will feel this vibration the most over 2014.
Uranus continues in a hard aspect to Pluto over 2014
With Uranus slowly transiting through an expansive area of your Solar chart, expect your familiar way of thinking and interpreting the world to change, maybe in ways you never expected. The key to this transit is to keep an open mind no matter how weird it gets. Certain realizations could be a revelation to you and you are inspired by the implications. You may already have noticed that plans for the future or certain aspects of life have suddenly taken you off in a new direction. A great time to study a stimulating new subject and you may find yourself more attracted to revolutionary or humanitarian movements. For some of you this transit will begin to help you achieve a long-cherished dream or ambition which has been on the back-burner of your life for a very long time. You may connect with others of like-mind with a particular outlook or expertise in common. Travel, contact with faraway places, languages or fresh fields of intellectual interest could radically change your life.
Those born between 31st July-9thAugust or between 8-17 degrees of Leo Rising will feel this influence most this year.
The new position of Neptune can lead to deeper fulfilment in love relationships and finding your soul-mate. An extraordinary ‘bonding’ can occur between you and another. In subtle ways, there is an old chapter closing and a new one birthing. Also, you may get interested in a dimension of knowledge which is mystical, supernatural – even divine. You are fascinated with the hidden subtext in all phenomena or you want to learn more about your own deeper psychological drives and motivations. The passing of someone will change your outlook considerably or a connection with someone already in spirit brings insight.
In a more material sense there could be misunderstanding or blurred boundaries around someone else’s finances, joint resources, property, or another’s values or priorities. You may feel obliged to sacrifice possession of a property a space, money, time, energy because of someone else. On a materialistic level the advice would be not to leave things to chance regarding property, money or inheritance. Be crystal clear about it and also be clear with yourself about moral obligations.
Leos born 26th-31st July or with 3-8 degrees rising will feel this vibration the most.
The life-changing force of Pluto, now in Capricorn until 2024 means regeneration from deep levels regarding employment, skills and health – yours or another’s. A good time to adopt practices which help Pluto regenerate your body. Over this long transit there will be a letting go of some old scenarios related to your daily work, the way you do your job or maybe it’s certain lifestyle choices which influence health. You may feel an urge to get control in these areas and there may be power struggles at times with co-workers, service providers or medical people. This energy of rebirth may also affect your employment situation or daily routines, there could be some tension around this and you may want to transform your existing situation so that it mirrors more closely who you are and what you’d like to achieve through your work. Try to avoid riding roughshod over the feelings or opinions of those in your care or who provide a service for you or with co-workers. You may also make better use of your inborn talents, developing them into skills over this lengthy period. Leos born 2nd-6th August or with between 10-14 degrees rising will feel this vibration the most.
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