By Kaye Berjot
November kicks off with the energy of the New Moon on October 31st. With this type of energy, we begin to see things differently, and with that we shed outdated and worn-out ideologies that no longer work. The first part of the month is dedicated to clearing, while the latter part of the month is dedicated to acceptance of what needs to be rebuilt. Neptune comes out of retrograde during the latter part of the month. Therefore, you could become a little nostalgic towards the events that transpired around January-March of 2016. This month can be quite sobering, as you realize you’ve taken part in a movie that wasn’t to your liking. November teaches us that we can’t ignore the role that we play. We have to absolutely play the role that allows us to be free; free of baggage, free of fear, free of denial. Yet, free to accept love, abundance, and clarity. Make November work for you!
** Please see the end of the month for information about the Moon Void of Course (VoC). **
Tuesday, November 1
The New Moon in Scorpio yesterday has you viewing things differently. As the Sun snuggles up against Mercury, your thoughts might be focused on change and forward movement. You’ve been trying to build upon solid ground for some time now, yet unexpected variables seem to keep getting in the way. Uranus retrograde wants you to take a good look at yourself, and any illusions that you’re still holding onto, so that you can release any stubborn aggression that continues to linger in the background. Moon VoC ends at 9:44 AM in Sagittarius.
Wednesday, November 2
When the Moon is in Sagittarius, your emotions can escape you, bumping up against the past, and reflecting on previously hidden wants. When you understand the source of those desires, you might find that you feel quite differently about them than you’d originally felt. Maybe it’s time to remove that source from your lesson plan. The things that it conjures up are outdated and misguided, and don’t serve the needs for what’s occurring now.
Thursday, November 3
During the early morning the Moon sits in the same chair as Venus, while making a positive aspect to retrograde Uranus and Jupiter in Libra. This allows the sign of I am (Aries), and the sign of I balance (Libra), to communicate in an emotionally soothing way as they break the chains that bind you. This energy can be beautifully intense. Moon VoC 5:36 AM until 10:06 PM in Capricorn.
Friday, November 4
As the Moon gets comfortable in Capricorn you can’t help but feel lighter. When you break the chains that bind you to undesirable circumstances, you might feel as though something is missing. In this case what’s missing is luggage. The baggage that you’ve been carrying around for years has been offloaded. Feel good about that. It took a lot of work to start that demolition project.
Saturday, November 5
The T-squares involving Jupiter, Uranus, Pluto, and the Moon can seem a little stressful. Why, you might ask? Well, it’s because others have realized that you’re no longer carrying their baggage. Don’t be tempted to carry their luggage again. Try to remember how great it feels to think and feel for yourself.
Sunday, November 6
Right now, tension is in the air, and you could feel emotionally up in arms. This is one of those times when you’re going to have to be the change that you want to create. If you want to be part of a loving community, you’re going to have to be part of building a better community. Moon VoC 3:58 AM until 7:56 AM in Aquarius.
Monday, November 7
Today the Moon makes a positive aspect to Jupiter. This allows the signs of Libra and Aquarius to build a bridge, which leads to a gateway, which the sole purpose of is to build concrete values that work for everyone…including you.
Tuesday, November 8
All planets are involved today, and each has a position. The Moon and Jupiter are still collaborating, and have managed to bring Uranus in on the discussion. This is a conversation about what is best for the collective conscious, and Uranus knows that in order to do what’s best, you have to do unconventional things. Moon VoC 7:56 AM until 3:46 PM in Pisces.
Wednesday, November 9
Mars at 0° Aquarius can make it seem as though you’ve just come out of a battle. Relationships have been changed, you’ve been changed, and the community has been changed. If you feel a little emotionally naïve, with the Moon against a retrograde Neptune, that’s understandable.
Thursday, November 10
As we continue to uncover deeply hidden truths, we are reminded of the pain points that got us to this space in time. Emotionally we are shedding old ways of thinking, in search of new ways of being. Faith can only be restored by turning over one stone at a time. Moon VoC 5:17 PM until 7:46 PM in Aries.
Friday, November 11
The Moon is in Aries, and positively aspects Mars and Mercury, causing your thoughts and words to speak in unison, your emotions to detach from fragmented memories, and your energy to take you towards a place where you feel welcome. Today’s the day when you actually feel comfortable with your new community.
Saturday, November 12
Venus is at 0° Capricorn today, and makes a positive aspect to Uranus and the Moon. The phrase “chaos leads to order” seems quite fitting right about now. Be happy that the chaos didn’t cause you to completely abandon yourself. Moon VoC 6:46 AM until 8:25 PM in Taurus.
Sunday, November 13
It feels good to be grounded. Knowing that your true values are located within you is what keeps you motivated. The more people who understand that, the better off we all will be. That’s what the Moon trine Venus tells us.
Monday, November 14
As the Moon continues to make its way through Taurus it has a tense conversation with the Sun in Scorpio. The Full Moon in Taurus could be the culprit. It’s time to let go of any values that are not coming from you. It’s during this time that you are able to see just how much other people’s goals have played a role in shaping your own. VoC 9:53 AM until 7:24 PM in Gemini. Full Moon at 7:53 AM.
Tuesday, November 15
The Full Moon energy is still with us today, and could have you rapidly breaking away from the emotional chatter that has caused you to be naïve, and stuck in a never-ending lesson. You are seeking balance regarding relationships, and you are finally able to see the forest, and not just the trees.
Wednesday, November 16
The T-squares involving the Moon, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus, Jupiter, and Pluto could have you feeling a little alarmed. That’s because it’s painful to break up with previously held ideas, even when you know and recognize that they aren’t your own. Try to find jubilance in your newly-found freedom, as it will be the component that helps to keep you afloat. VoC 4:59 PM until 6:58 PM in Cancer.
Thursday, November 17
There’s a loose T-Square involving Venus, Uranus, and Jupiter today. This aspect is pushing you to carefully work on your values, and to work towards attaining those things that are valuable to you. You can’t afford to lose your equilibrium. It’s time to protect yourself with the love and abundance that you deserve.
Friday, November 18
With a Cardinal Grand Cross occurring in the sky, you are tempted to ask yourself a few questions. These questions have to do with the self, the home, relationships, and your role in life. You should be ready to answer the whys, when’s and how’s. Some of the answers you come up with will have to do with fear, while others have everything to do with love. Just be sure to ask yourself whose love you’ve been seeking. VoC 4:04 PM until 9:16 PM in Leo.
Saturday, November 19
With the Moon in Leo we have a positive trine to the Sun and Mercury. You’ve learned a great deal by following your intuition. Paying attention to your own life lessons has turned out to be a wonderfully insightful journey. When you can look back at the path that you’ve traversed, and recognize how differently things look now as compared to back then; well, there are just no words to describe it.
Sunday, November 20
Did anyone ask for a double dose of Kite energy? Well if so, today the universe delivers. This is probably one of the easiest days of the month. Regardless of which way you look, you’ll see a determination to innovate, communicate, and create healthy boundaries, relationships, and egos.
Monday, November 21
As the Moon inches its way out of Leo it squares the Sun, indicating a lesson about not letting your light be dimmed by other people’s shadows. Neptune coming out of retrograde is echoing the same sentiment, because at some point in the future you’ll want to put the rose-colored glasses back on. Just remember. Don’t do it. VoC 2:34 AM until 3:35 AM in Virgo.
Tuesday, November 22
When the Moon comes into close proximity of the North Node, squares Mercury and Saturn, trines Venus and Pluto, and opposes Neptune, you might wonder if you’d missed a lesson plan. If you overanalyze something to the point of where it makes you want to flip flop, then yes, you probably skipped over a section. However, if you look to the energy of Venus and Pluto in Capricorn, maybe the section that you didn’t read had nothing to do with you, and was therefore not meant for you to consume. Which means…you didn’t miss out on anything, so don’t worry. VoC 11:43 AM until tomorrow afternoon.
Wednesday, November 23
Saturn and Mercury are nestled together in Sagittarius and make an unlikely duo. With that said, Saturn has learned quite a bit due to his extended stay in the sign of big thinking, and is sharing what he’s learned with Mercury, the planet of voice and mind. Is it possible that you’ve learned how to see obstacles as opportunities for growth? If so, you’re on the right track towards success. VoC ends at 1:43 PM in Libra.
Thursday, November 24
Today is an easy day. It’s easy because you’ve made the decision for it to be easy. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t areas of tension, it simply means that you’ve decided that those tensions won’t disrupt the comradery that you are currently experiencing.
Friday, November 25
The Moon and Jupiter are coupled in the sign of partnership. Today is a day when you are open to sharing your trials and tribulations with others who seem to be on the same journey as you. It’s quite possible that you’ll find understanding in unlikely places. These are the types of things that can occur when you let go of previously held concepts that were never yours to adopt. VoC 7:53 AM until tomorrow morning.
Saturday, November 26
As the Moon makes its way into Scorpio it trines Neptune. You can’t help but to think back to the month of February, when you began the process of waking up to the things that needed to be discarded. Now you’re able to see why that event occurred. The rose-colored glasses needed to be removed in order for you to move forward. VoC ends at 2:04 AM in Scorpio.
Sunday, November 27
An emotional tug-of-war could take place today. The urge to want to skip to the last chapter of the book could make you want to ignore the chapters between the present and the future. With some things that’s just not possible, because it’s the chapters in the middle that you have control over. If you don’t pay attention to those, the future won’t make any sense. VoC 3:49 PM until tomorrow.
Monday, November 28
When the Sun, Saturn, and Mercury square Neptune you have to take a look at your illusions. To a certain extent your life is a movie, and it is created based upon a series of hopes and dreams that end up to become your raison d’etre. Whatever movie you’d dreamt up didn’t end up the way that you’d envisioned. With that said, you now have other options that could lead you towards the fruition that you’d hoped for. It’s ok to have new goals. You’re the star of your own movie. VoC ends at 2:47 PM in Sagittarius.
Tuesday, November 29
The New Moon in Sagittarius meets up with the Sun. This could leave you in quite an emotional state. The reason is because there are so many feelings that you’re experiencing, that it is difficult to get a hold of them, especially when these emotions square Neptune. Moving towards a new goal can often feel like the abandonment of another. It’s only abandonment if the previous goal was something that would have continued to be beneficial. Otherwise, it’s called progress. New Moon at 6:19 AM.
Wednesday, November 30
The march towards stability keeps you on track. In order to accomplish your goals, you’ll need perseverance and hard work. In addition, you’ll need to value the efforts that you put towards making big things happen. Even the small things are big things according to Pluto. Move the needle one stitch at a time.
The Moon Void of Course (VoC) is the time period from when the Moon makes its last aspect in one sign before moving into the next sign. The Moon is the fastest-moving planet, and transitions from one sign into the next every 1-3 days. What that means is that the Moon is constantly in motion, it’s never retrograde, so it’s inevitable that she will connect with “something,” i.e. another planet or transit, until the moment that she doesn’t. During the moments when she doesn’t connect, we call it the Moon Void of Course. When these events occur, the best thing to do is to meditate, sit still, and listen to your higher guidance. Sitting still does not mean to physically sit still, although it can be beneficial.
Kaye Berjot is a transformational astrologer who focuses on Chiron, the wounded healer. Listen to podcasts, and get more astrological insights at: askkaye.com.