The Moon is in Cancer. Home and family become our focus. It’s a Moon trine Sun day which means that the day goes pretty smoothly, particularly for Halloween. A positive aspect between Neptune and the Moon mid afternoon indicates that costumes and decorations can be creative.
*Today the Dalai Lama says: Although our extraordinary mental sophistication Distinguishes us humans from other forms of life and drives our astonishing success as a species, the very mental complexity is, at the same time, the source of many of our enduring difficulties and hardships. Most of the problems we face in the world today—such as armed conflict, poverty, injustice, and environmental degradation—have arisen and maintained by complex human activity
**In Mayan Astrology is 8 Kan also known as Corn or Lizard. Let’s balance our male and female selves today.
Gardening: Moon in Cancer; good for planting.
Remember, being aware of astrological energies means that not only are we in tune with the cosmos, we’re also in tune with ourselves. Socrates said an unexamined life is not worth living, and another ancient Greek said, Know thyself. We can convert stressful planetary aspects to harmonious energies if we are aware of how they affect us and we are willing to take responsibility for our actions, without blaming others for our difficulties.
*From Insight from the Dalai Lama Desk Calendar 2015
**I always use How to Practice Mayan Astrology by Scofield and Orr as a reference