Your horoscope for October 18 to 24, 2018

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      Recreational pot has become legal in Canada during Venus retrograde in Scorpio. This suggests tremendous profit is yet to be realized. Dear government, please continue the winning streak on our future prosperity by doing something radically progressive regarding climate change. Take a page from Ireland’s legislative ban on fossil-fuel investment. Scientists, environmentalists, and astrologers alike know the reality of what lies ahead if we don’t address tomorrow today.

      Venus retrograde in Scorpio is now in full swing. Aiming for the pay dirt at the down-deep and/or karmic level, the process is one of peeling it back layer by layer or of drilling into the core with laserlike precision. What is destined will make its presence known. The Venus cycle will uncork that which your soul needs/wants to address.

      Mercury in action on Friday is good for charm initiatives, social activity, and romance. Saturday, the moon in Pisces that is aligned with Venus, Neptune, and Mercury sets up a fluid (or perhaps a slack or watered-down) response for municipal election day.

      Monday, get fresh at it while the getting is good. The sun enters Scorpio early Tuesday. If you need to get it under better control, do it earlier rather than later. As the day progresses, sun/Uranus triggers added excitement, opportunity, stress, impulsiveness, volatility, risk, and the unpredictability factor. Keep safety in mind.

      Tuesday’s action is the precursor to Wednesday’s full moon in Taurus (9:45 a.m.). Moon/Uranus (opposition) starts the day in high gear; moon/Saturn (trine) brings it to a cemented finish. This full moon can be exceptionally fruitful/lucrative for investors, lovers, creators, producers, and opportunists. It can be a life-altering few days for some.

      March 20 - April 19

      The changing reality has been long in the works. As Venus works its way through retrograde, you’ll see it play out in a more tangible way. In coming weeks, you’ll be better able to put your time, money, and heart to better use. Friday lights a fresh spark. Tuesday/Wednesday can produce the exceptionally profitable, opportune, or fruitful, perhaps unexpectedly so.

      April 20 - May 20

      Friday Mercury/Mars breaks a silence, breaks you out of a rut, or disrupts the status quo. The day can also change the opinion, the plan, or the conversation. The unexpected is in the mix pre- and postweekend. Saturday/Sunday run real smooth. Stand your ground or be swayed? Tuesday/Wednesday, the full moon forces you to confront it head-on.

      May 21 - June 21

      A future prospect now picks up faster traction. You are on the upswing too. Mercury, your ruler, stays in high gear through the end of the month. Friday sparks a fresh option, perspective, plan, choice, or solution. Go ahead, get lost in it this weekend, cut yourself extra slack. Tuesday/Wednesday, the full moon puts the reality into play in some nonnegotiable way.

      June 21 - July 22

      Friday can get something unexpected up and running. Extra expense could be in the mix but you stand to gain and you know it. An element of surprise or intrigue works well with your lover. Aim for a quiet, easygoing, or romantic weekend. Monday sets wheels in motion. Tuesday/Wednesday strikes flint on the exceptional, lucrative, profitable, or life-altering.

      July 22 - August 22

      Go with your gut Friday. A change can prove to be a right move. Take it easy this weekend. Monday could start with added pressure but it should end on a good swing. Tuesday/Wednesday sets the lucrative, transformative, or life-altering into play. Something you have worked for or waited for now proves its value. You could see significant gain, result, or reward.

      August 22 - September 22

      Put the extra into it Friday. An add-on, review, double check, change of strategy, conversation, or plan could make all the difference. You can get swept up or away this weekend. Tuesday/Wednesday watch for news, a lucrative opportunity, a windfall, a surprise advantage, or something emotionally fulfilling. The full moon could see you accomplish, procure, or gain something of substantial and lasting value.

      September 22 - October 23

      Venus retrograde prompts a deep internal process. Likely you have witnessed a relationship or a circumstance on the move-along too. The weekend may come and go with little notice, but don’t fall asleep at the wheel! Monday begins a good trend. Tuesday/Wednesday puts the reality into full play in some substantial, lasting, or cash-in way. The full moon could be a moneymaker.

      October 23 - November 21

      The end of the week sets you on go rather than stop. Use Friday to get a head start. Easy does it best for the weekend. Monday, take a fresh stab at it. The sun’s entrance into Scorpio on Tuesday and the full moon aligned with Uranus and Venus on Wednesday make for full thrust and all systems go. Show me the money!

      November 21 - December 21

      Friday, suggest it; test the waters; give them a hint or a preview. Mercury/Mars gives you a good feel for it or them. Saturday/Sunday, keep it simple and relaxed. Monday, broach it; explore it; start it. Tuesday/Wednesday are exceptionally lucrative for problem-solving, solution-finding, starting a new job or financial venture, making it official, or making the most of it.

      December 21 - January 19

      Once you get a better feel for it, the worry or stress will dissipate. Setting you up for an easy-to-take weekend, Friday ends on a satisfaction track. Monday through Wednesday, ride the good wave. In favour to Saturn, Wednesday’s full moon brings good news, a contract, a sense of accomplishment, and/or a well-deserved reward.

      January 20 - February 18

      Mars in Aquarius keeps you a step ahead. It also keeps the social action going strong Thursday/Friday. Soak it up this weekend. As of Monday, things start to percolate. Tuesday/Wednesday, the full moon hits all systems go. Off with the old, on with the new, perhaps radically or suddenly so. Whatever launches holds long-range/long-term gain.

      February 18 - March 20

      Friday evening through Sunday, the Pisces moon has you feeling all right. Setting the long-term into play, the full moon can utterly transform reality—yours, theirs, ours. Tuesday/Wednesday can be huge regarding money, news, career, legal or official undertakings, a talk, or a meet-up. Something you hear, see, do, feel, write, express, or take on could hold high impact.

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