Forecasts for week beginning November 3, 2012.
By Jonathan Cainer
November’s stunning solar eclipse will be beautiful for those who get a chance to witness it and life-changing, even for those who don’t notice it happening. It symbolises a chance for us all to make a break with the past. It may also represent a ‘near miss’ moment – where suddenly, we realise how much someone or something means to us – and how lost we’d be if a change took place. Moments later, we discover, at the last moment, that a change we feared that we had no choice but to accept may not have to happen after all.
ARIES (Mar 21 – Apr 20)
Life is cyclical, seasonal, tidal. Our planet travels round the Sun on a big spinning ball, carrying us along like children on a merry go round. But we forget to feel merry, we forget to feel child-like and we forget too, that what goes around will usually come back round again. You may fear that you are stuck in a situation that’s never going to change. But Jupiter and Mars speak of a surge in your levels of personal power and a chance to return, this month, to a sense of satisfaction that you once wondered if you would ever feel again.
TAURUS (Apr 21 – May 21)
Your relationship with one particular person is growing tense. Or so it seems. We may not be talking here, about a romantic relationship. The connection in question could be linked to your social, work or family life. But whatever once brought you both so close – and no matter how strong that camaraderie may have been – you’re no longer so sure you still share the same understanding. Even if a sense of estrangement intensifies briefly, in November, there will eventually be resolution and reunion. Don’t give up on a friendship.
GEMINI (May 22 – Jun 22)
As November moves along, Mercury and Jupiter will go through what my predecessors would have called a ‘state of mutual reception’. I’ll spare you the technical explanation. Let’s just say it potentially makes you capable of great optimism, enthusiasm, even extravagance. Whilst this could make you a hostage to fortune or encourage you to make promises that prove hard to keep, it could also provide you with the momentum you need to start a rewarding new project or pursue an inspired plan all the way to success.
CANCER (Jun 23 – Jul 23)
Mid-November brings a glorious solar eclipse – visible only from the north of Australia but noticeable in the hearts all over the Earth. For you, as a Cancerian, the symbolism of such a phenomenon is simple and sweet. Your sign is ruled by the Moon – which is about to block out the Sun. That gives it a rare, awesome power. By implication, you’re about to command much more strength, authority and respect than usual. Be conscious of your potential to cast a shadow – and make a real effort to use your power positively.
LEO (Jul 24 – Aug 23)
When travellers begin to feel sure that they know where they are, they put down their maps. Only if they suddenly start to see things that seem unfamiliar do they doubt themselves. The question for you in November, is: do you really know where you are going? Or are you making a big assumption based on an unreliable memory of where you used to be? An intense experience, symbolised by the coming solar eclipse, suggests a brief moment of doubt followed by an experience of immense and lasting certainty.
VIRGO (Aug 24 – Sep 23)
You’ve got a big idea. You can’t put it down or let it go; yet you’re not entirely sure how to put it into practice. This is not the kind of thought that you can just file, in the back of your mind, under ‘I’ for interesting. It has to go directly on the ‘to-do list’. As you look around, in November, for practical opportunities, they seem to be in short supply. Convenient coincidences are not arising on demand. But where nothing is automatically happening, you can still make something wonderful happen if you try.
LIBRA (Sep 24 – Oct 23)
How hard do you need to work? How much do you need to worry? The answer to both questions is ‘less than you might think.’ Whilst I’m not granting you official absolution from all responsibility, I am definitely encouraging you to grant yourself a little time off from your own overly active and anxious sense of duty. You’ve already done plenty to help fix an unsatisfactory situation. Give that effort time to pay off before you put in any more. November slowly leads to a point where you reap rewards from seeds sown long ago.
SCORPIO (Oct 24 – Nov 22)
What’s different about being another year older again? Well, for one thing this is the first time this century that Saturn has been in your sign on your birthday. That’s sobering, in the nicest possible way. You’re wising up, getting real, owning issues and taking charge of your own destiny. No more shrugging your shoulders and seeing yourself as a victim of circumstance. Life now is all about making it happen, making it change, taking on a challenge and striding to success. A wonderful new era has only just begun.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 – Dec 21)
Someone wise once said, if you want to be rich, be generous. And if you want to be powerful, be kind! That’s so wonderfully true. You can have all the money in the world but if you don’t know the joy of sharing you’ll never take pleasure in your wealth. And even if you’re capable of being harsh, blunt and pragmatic – you’ll never gain real respect from others unless you also show them sensitivity and compassion. In November, it will be your ability to be creative and seemingly counter-intuitive that brings you most success.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 20)
So much is now starting to seem happier. Isn’t it? Or are you still caught up in the troubles of the past few months? Too much has, lately, been too stressful. To cope with this, you’ve developed a set of mental and emotional protection mechanisms to keep you feeling one step removed from a source of anxiety. But, just as a fortress can deter friends as well as foes, so your defences are now keeping out what could be real reasons to feel hopeful. Drop them and let the universe bring you the help you need this November.
AQUARIUS (Jan 21 – Feb 19)
It is time for a new idea. Not necessarily a big or revolutionary vision… but a smart, fresh insight into a familiar situation. November brings you to a moment when the mental penny drops, the inner light bulb glows and what once seemed obscure becomes obvious. You’re about to see a solution to a problem; one that is likely to work with ease and simplicity, without the need for great expense or sacrifice. It will require commitment, sincerity and hard work but such things come naturally to you… and you’ll love the results they bring!
PISCES (Feb 20 – Mar 20)
The oceans are full of water, the heavens are full of clouds and the minds of all the people, here on this wonderful planet, are full of opinions! It seems as if some of us never stop thinking about what’s wrong with the world. But just as we can’t drink seawater or float on clouds, we can’t gain much satisfaction from strong ideas. This month, a sense of disapproval separates you from someone. Let go of an argument. Draw instead, on this world’s other infinite resource. The love that’s in every human heart!
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