Julie Simmons’ Sun Sign Predictions – October/November 2018

Aries

MAR. 20 to APR. 19  

It’s good to be idealistic, to aim for the highest possible good. It’s silly, however, to ignore bad behaviour and secrets that can cause harm. You’re not caught between these things; rather you’re called to navigate both realms until you come to enough resolution to take action. Nothing much happens outwardly from October 1st – 8th. Be still. Challenges regarding trust and control arise from the 9th – 22nd. Pay close attention to your adversaries from October 28th – November 3rd. To know the challenger is to know the self.

NOV: Everyone knows what you can’t figure out November 4th – 7th. Fear not! Your vision is about to soar from the 9th. Don’t get inflated about it, however. Everything is interesting from the 22nd – 26th. And there’s lots to learn on the 27th. No matter what role you play, be it teacher or student, it’s wise to bow to the wisdom of those who see farther than you. There is always something to learn, Grasshopper.

Taurus

APR. 20 to MAY 20   

Even your most trusted beloveds are human, and as such are allowed to have feelings and make mistakes. You don’t need to control this but you could approach with kindness and without a sense of personal betrayal or gain. It’s not about you from October 1st – 8th. If it’s about you on the 9th – 19th, it’s about how you manage your responsibilities. Don’t be distracted or misled by co-workers or employees. Keep your eye on the goal. Relationships are demanding from the 22nd – 31st.

NOV: Trust your best friends from November 1st – 9th to help you sort out unfinished business in relationships, be it memories of love lost or present-day issues. You are in a process of learning a lot about the ‘other’ and how not to objectify them. Your sense of humour is your greatest asset from the 22nd – 26th. Laugh loud, long, and without malice. Life is truly a joke some days. Wisdom tries to assert itself from the 27th – 30th for those who have ears to hear. Even Wisdom Herself can’t keep you from the effects of chaotic changes in the world, but it can make things a lot easier to manage.

Gemini

MAY 21 to JUNE 21  

It actually matters what you eat, think, and how you care for yourself. Not that you live on an island of total control. It’s more like you dance with the elements, life is a magical ride, and it matters what steps you take. Evaluate your habits from October 1st – 8th. No judgments. Look for disconnects between what you believe is possible and how you actually live from the 9th – 21st. These discrepancies are actually openings to true change, and to see them is to take first steps toward the life you actually could and would like to be living. Look for wholesome options from the 26th – 31st.

NOV: The intensity of October dissipates after November 8th. Not that the issues, which were raised, aren’t important but suddenly things are moving fast; there’s fun to be had, people to meet, and new possibilities abounding. Nothing is exactly as it seems, so don’t jump into just anything that sounds good from the 16th – 20th. A little discernment goes a long way. Relationship is most important between the 22nd – 28th. Listen to more than words at this time. Much is being communicated indirectly. Make the best choice given the circumstances on the 30th.

Cancer

JUNE 21 to JULY 21   

Is being in love mostly about feeling good? Therefore, do we love best those who make us feel lovable? Makes sense but it’s a very small group that will qualify, especially considering that someone who makes us feel good in May could have quite a different effect in October. Look for the deeper end of the mystery we call ‘love’ October 1st – 8th. No quick fix necessary. One thing that seems obvious from 9th – 22nd is that it’s hard to love someone you can’t trust. Or is it? And what do you do with love when it comes to people you know you can’t trust and don’t want to love at all? No need to figure this out because it is indeed a mystery, as clear as mud from the 22nd – 29th.

NOV: You have a wise heart, which you generously extend to others November 1st – 7th. Even so, it’s always good to be mindful of healthy boundaries. You’ve heard someone say, at least once, that the world will go on even if you take a break, get some sleep, or have lunch. It’s really true and don’t forget it from the 15th – 26th. That way you’ll live to help another day. Balance home and family with profession from the 27th – 30th.

Leo

JULY 22 to AUG. 22   

There has never been a better time to clean out your basement, metaphoric or literal, than October. Be ruthless as you create the pile to take to the second-hand store from the 1st – 8th. If it’s your inner life you’re cleaning up, don’t be cowed by intense feelings. Balance them with the fierce determination and courage of a lion, and aim for the life you want, not the one you’ve already had.

NOV: We, who are guided by the heavens should take heed when it seems that fortune might smile in our direction. So it is for you November 8th and beyond. Don’t lose heart if your fortunate turn of events seems to get tangled up in misunderstandings from the 16th – 26th. It’s only the beginning. You have time. The greatest challenge is in connecting heart and soul; inside as well as in your expression outward. Keep your eye on real, genuine, good fortune, which is often hidden. You are justly confident that you see the best way forward on the 27th. Synchronicity, aimed at moving you toward your heart’s true desire, shows up on the 30th.

Virgo

AUG. 23 to SEPT. 22  

It’s easy in this information age to think you know more than you do. In your case, from October 1st – 10th watch out for too much information regarding how to do your job. Better to focus on what feels true and what doesn’t; this is your most reliable guide to being in the know. Be moved by poetry or/and music from the 12th – 20th but don’t make a major decision in matters of the heart on account of that. The sharing of secrets and listening well to the ones you love most, be it a child or a lover, brings you closer together from the 23rd – 27th. This is not quite the same as knowing they will always do what you want, which is quite obvious on the 31st.

NOV: If you sense a change in the astrological weather on November 8th, you’re right. At first it seems you can shift with the change and get lots done but slow down, breathe deep, and wait until after the 20th to see who bugs you, what the challenges are, and how you might best react. It’s a busy life from the 22nd – 26th. Too busy in fact, for a human being to master. You could connect to the natural world by taking a walk around the block. These things will centre you and help you focus on the right priorities as you step into the next chapter of your life. Wild financial fluctuations could occur on the 30th. Don’t sell the ranch.

Libra

SEPT. 23 to OCT. 22   

Libra likes the challenge of maintaining balance. Move, however you must, to stay balanced from October 1st – 8th. You’re entering a time when you must sort through the things that shore up your sense of self-worth (like money and stuff). The next two or three months are time to toss what no longer works. Unexpected alterations in the fortunes of others occur from the 9th – 19th. Extricate yourself from bad deals – no point in throwing good money after bad. Listen to yourself before you take advice from others from October 22nd – 27th. In this way it becomes easier to sort, knowing what to discard and what to keep.

NOV: There you are having a fine old time, and someone walks in or out, promising to change your life forever. Walk the razor’s edge from November 1st – 7th by staying right where you are. In so doing, you will come to understand what you really want. Then it’s time to embrace change. You’re ready to roll from the 15th – 21st but only if you’ve read the small print. Learn something new from the 26th – 30th.

Scorpio

OCT. 23 to NOV. 21  

Time to let go of things you don’t need: Could be stuff, might be feelings or even thoughts that impede your goals. Let this be your intention on October 5th, 10th, and from the 24th – 31st. Goals are about desire. Brilliant ideas with real potential occur to you October 9th – 22nd. If they require collaboration, understand that you will not be able to control your collaborator. S/he is an inspiration but has her/his own agenda for change. This is obvious from the 23rd – 26th. It’s time for you to learn a new way of relating. The key is to know yourself, not control others.

NOV: Lay low, listen to your dreams, and watch for the synchronicities of life November 1st – 7th. Power is a tricky substance and you are powerful when you let go of control. Desire wants containment and focus from the 9th – 16th. Chaos ensues on the 16th – 20th. Hold steady by remembering who you really want to be in this world. First, do no harm, to yourself or others. Sharing your thoughts in words has a kind of magical ability to change your direction from November 22nd – 26th.

Sagittarius

NOV. 22 to DEC. 21   

There’s always more to life than meets the eye. In fact, it meets you lower down, where the feelings are. Allow for the truth of this October 1st – 9th. Such is the getting of real wisdom. Social things are not as easy as you think they should be from the 10th – 19th. Maybe you should change your thinking for now. Humans are complex and nothing is ever the way we want it for more than a moment. Better to focus on seeing how things are, not how they could be. If you are worried about survival, look at the radical changes you find most interesting from the 22nd – 31st. Something there is calling to you.

NOV: Things take a turn in your fiery favour from the 6th – 8th. It’s time for a new beginning as well as picking up a thread you thought was lost back in May. Full speed ahead. But don’t forget what you learned last month. It will serve you well from the 9th – 15th when the impulse to tell it like it is, is best tempered with some sensitivity regarding feelings of others, especially family members. This is more obvious on the 19th. You are cautioned to temper wit with wisdom from the 22nd – 27th. This helps you appear in the best light and is well worth the effort.

Capricorn

DEC. 22 to JAN. 19  

Some people expect a lot from you, possibly too much given all the effort you’ve been making this year. Nonetheless, expectations are high and mighty October 1st – 8th. You’re not required to deliver, except for your own joy and the satisfaction of mastering things that matter from the 9th – 21st. This is not to encourage selfishness, but rather love in the expression of all things. If it’s worth doing, do it for love. Trust is a factor of love from the 22nd – 31st. What message do you hear as you place your ear over the heart of your beloved – be it your lover or a heart more metaphorical in nature.

NOV: Rest up from the 1st – 8th as you prepare for a shift in circumstances beyond your control. It has been said that humans prepare and the gods laugh. Your job is to get out of the way and let it be whatever it is from the 8th – 19th. Life is full of nonsense from the 22nd – 26th. It’s a free-for-all in the world of pundits. Your best bet is to listen well and consider all possibilities while you wait for the best one to reveal itself by the 30th. Your inner world holds the greatest wisdom for you at the moment.

Aquarius

JAN. 20 to FEB. 18   

It happens sometimes that you think you’re directing the traffic, and then you discover that things are not what they seem and no one is following your direction. So it may be for you October 1st – 8th. Get your bearings from the 16th – 19th when you assert yourself with grace and ease as you come to understand more fully what is expected of you. Earth-shaking change is quite possible from the 22nd – 31st. It’s out of your control so you might as well open yourself to chance, showing up where you are expected, and maintaining confidence because everything changes and you know this.

NOV: This month brings welcome changes your way. From November 6th it once again seems possible to express your ideas to understanding folks, and to find reliable information or networks to support your ideas. From the 8th there is steady improvement in your social reality. Practice being as non-judgmental as possible from the 16th – 26th when there is an outpouring of whacky, sometimes wonderful, sometimes not, expressions of love and possibly art. Spend your resources wisely from the 27th – 30th. The return could be quite satisfying if you do.

Pisces

FEB. 19 to MAR. 20  

Sometimes we forget exactly why we are doing, thinking, feeling, what we are doing, thinking or feeling. At these times, it’s good to consult a person or teachings that we consider to be wise. Go to the place of wisdom from October 1st – 8th and begin a serious time of seeking, using the circumstances of your life as food for thought. Desire may be at the root of all suffering and/or the necessary force for turning the world on its axis. Either way, it’s not easy to feel comfortable with having what you want or getting rid of what you don’t want from the 9th – 23rd. A philosophical approach helps. Many things become clear if you’re not afraid of the truth from October 24th – 31st. If you are afraid, then that may be what you need to see at this time.

NOV: Change is in the air and water these days. For you it’s about success (what is it?) and desire (what do you really want?). Fight against the current of culture, which only wants you to consume something (anything) until November 8th. Think big thoughts from the 9th – 16th. Dreams of freedom and frustration dog you from the 17th – 23rd. Think of it as friction; necessary for starting a fire or getting things moving. Show the world your best on the 26th. Go for the brass ring on November 30th.


About the Author
Julie Simmons is a practicing astrologer in Toronto. She would like you to understand that Sun Sign astrology has its strengths and its weaknesses. Take it lightly; use it as you will. For consultations call (416) 424-3079. Visit www.juliesimmons.ca