Magdalena Tarot Forecast 10/17/17 – 10/22/17: Darkness and Light


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It’s the 42nd  week of the year and the card of the week is the High Priestess. For those who are looking for mystery, look no further. By the end of the week we will have 5 planets in Scorpio together: The Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Mercury.  Now is the time to learn the way through the darkness but the light you were given will be used to guide the way. The number of the week is 6, a number of victory. The veil between the worlds thins as we near Samhain and the veil between the world lifts. What mystery will play out on this stage?
Mantra: I will slay my inner demons as the witching season approaches.


All times in the Forecast are set to Pacific Standard Time.  For time conversions, go here.

Monday 10/16/17 Temperance
Numerology: 9
Moon in Virgo
Temperance traditionally means have patience, but this card has a more significant meaning for me. I’m a devotee of St. Michael and he’s the angel that traditionally appears on the card, so this card to me always tells me to pay close attention to what happens today, even if it’s rather mundane on the surface. Moon opposition Neptune at 1:32 AM PST is a transit that brings judgement impairing sensitivity. Sun sextile Saturn at 4:13 AM PST is a good transit to get things done under. If you are asleep during these transits, these themes may appear in your dreams. Moon trine Pluto at 10:44 AM PST is a transit that may bring strong emotions that need to be released. Let them come and pass. Moon square Saturn at 10:23 PM PST is a serious, somber transit. You may want to try to get to bed early. The Moon is in the Venus ruled sign of Virgo, so be on the lookout for messages of love hidden in the details. The number of the day is 9, a number of near completion.
Mantra: Listen for whispers of love.

Tuesday 10/17/17 3 of Wands
Numerology: 1(0)
Moon Void of Couse 4:27 AM PST
Moon Enters Libra 10:35 AM PST
The 3 of Wands is a card of looking to the future. There are limitless possibilities on the horizon. Which future do you choose? Mercury enters the devilish sign of Scorpio today at 12:59 AM PST where He will stay until 11/05/17. When Mercury is in Scoripo, people will act light knights, noble and honorable towards anything that they truly care for. If life has seemed full of mystery lately, it’s only just begun. We are about to wade deeper into the unexplained. Just as things are starting to make sense, more questions arise. Moon conjunct Mars at 4:27 Am PST is a bold, pugnacious and audacious, if you feel the effects of this energy it’s time to release some of those pint up emotions! It would be best to get some exercise or do some deep relaxing if you can. And if all else fails Moon conjunct Venus at 6:57 PM PST will calm things down if the day has been intense with romance and beauty. The Moon is void of course in Virgo from 4:27 AM PST to 10:35 AM PST. She will then enter the balanced sign of Libra where She will stay for the rest of the day. Mercury, Venus and the Moon are all in Libra bringing balance to your head and heart. The number of the day is 1(0), a number of new beginnings.
Mantra: The tides roll in, the tides roll out.

Wednesday 10/18/17 9 of Pentacles
Numerology: 2
Moon in Libra
The 9 of Pentacles is a card of independence and abundance. It’s your turn to stand in your own power. Mercury conjunct Jupiter at 1:55 AM PST is a transit that will help you gain a different perspective on the world around you. You will be open and tolerant to opinions and ideas today. It’s a good transit to do business under but don’t be blinded to the details by optimism. Moon square Pluto at 6:02 PM PST is a compulsive, dishonest transit which is why we need to combine the two meanings of these transits together because they have the potential to play off of one another. You will see things for what they are today so things could get real. However, you have the potential to find out what you really want if you’ve felt adrift lately. The Moon is in the balanced sign of Libra today so expect karma to be a big player in anything major happens today. The number of the day today is 2, also a number of balance.
Mantra: You’ve earned it.

Thursday 10/19/17 King of Wands
Numerology: 3
New Moon 12:12 PM PST in Libra
Moon Void of Course 12:12 PM PST
Moon Enters Scorpio 6:41 PM PST
The King is a fiery, passionate individual who has undergone spiritual alchemy and has burnt away all of his impurities. He shines like gold. Pay attention to what sets your soul ablaze today. The Moon, the Sun, Venus and Jupiter are all in Scorpio. We now have the boost that we needed to really clear any hurdles that are in our way. But the answer lies within. Moon sextile Saturn at 6:24 AM PST is a transit of acceptance. Sun opposition Uranus at 10:34 AM PST will force you to express yourself in ways you didn’t think were possible. Moon opposition Uranus at 12:04 PM PST is a rebellious, wild transit. Life can change in the blink of an eye. Moon conjunct Sun at 12:12 PM PST brings the New Moon in Libra. She goes void of course shortly, like she’s taking a breath before she enters Scorpio. One door closes, another door has yet to open. Moon conjunct Jupiter at 10:41 PM PST is a optimistic, confident transit that will leave you ending the day feeling like a king. The number of the day is 3, a number of manifestation.
Mantra: As above, so below. As within, so without.

Friday 10/20/17 Four of Wands
Numerology: 8
Moon in Scorpio
The Four of Wands is a card of celebration and joy. Moon conjunct Mercury at 4:23 AM PST is a transit of talkative, rapid changing moods. You may find it very easy to express things you’ve been holding back for a while. Moon trine Uranus at 5:15 PM PST is a psychic, intuitive transit. Pay attention to how you feel today. The Moon is in the mysterious sign of Scorpio for most of the day so don’t wonder why it happened, just be thankful that it is. The number of the day is 4, a number of perfection.
Mantra: I’m right where I belong.


Saturday 10/21/17 10 of Pentacles
Numerology: 5
Moon in Scorpio
The 10 of Pentacles is a card of the Midas Touch. This is a card of abundance and attainment. You’re finally starting to see your hard work pay off. Don’t be surprised if the impossible seems to be becoming possible, and remember, that statement is a double edged sword. Moon sextile Pluto at 3:23 AM PST is a number of death and rebirth. This could lead to explosive outbursts but when it rains, it’s because you made it rain. Dive deeper into the depths of the mysteries of life and let them transform you. The Moon is in the dynamic sign of Scorpio where she turns out the lights. Now that it’s dark, what do you see? The number of the day is 5, a number of overcoming challenges.
Mantra: If you can’t see it, does it mean it’s not there?

Sunday 10/22/17 9 of Wands
Numerology: 6
Moon Void of Course 4:35 AM PST
Moon Enters Sagittarius 4:57 AM PST
The 9 of Wands is a card that reminds us the power of pain. Some wounds never heal, but you learned something along the way. Moon sextile Mars at 4:35 AM PST PST is a transit of bravery and leadership. You’ve got what’s coming our way as way. Mars joins the Moon in Libra where He will stay until 12/9/17. When Mars is in Libra, people may be indecisive out of the desire to be as fair as possible. The scales of balance may get a little wobbly. Learn how to juggle or get knocked on the head trying! And that knock may hurt since the Sun will also enter Scorpio today at 10:27 PM PST where he will stay until 11/21/17. When the Sun is in Scorpio watch out or get stung. This time period is very delicate so make sure you don’t rush into any decisions but don’t put off making decisions either. The Moon, the Sun, Venus and Jupiter are all in Scorpio. We now have the boost that we needed to really clear any hurdles that are in our way. But the answer lies within. The Moon Enters the optimistic sign of Sagittarius at 4:57 AM PST where She will stay for the rest of the day. The number of the day is 6, a number of victory.
Mantra: Life’s great mysteries take patience to learn and understand.

Magdalena Tarot does not claim the rights to any of the Tarot card images used here.  All images are from the Darkness of Light Tarot by  Tony DiMauro


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