OCTOBER 2017 - TAROTSCOPE with OUR TAROT

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ARIES (MARCH 21 - APRIL 20)
Benazir Bhutto - Queen of Swords

It’s important that you take the lead this month. Whether in your social life or at work, or
both, you’re meant to be in a leadership role in the coming weeks. Remember to stay
organized; keep a notebook handy to write down inspiration and ideas. Communicate
clearly with your friends, collaborators, colleagues and teammates. You may need to keep
an eye out for folks who don’t have your best interest at heart, but making your expectations clear, and listening mindfully to theirs, will help you avoid obstacles.

 

TAURUS (APRIL 21 - MAY 20)
Isabella Stewart Gardner - 4 of Pentacles

Look back over all you’ve accomplished this year. What do you want to continue and build
upon? Be wary of holding onto things, people, or situations that simply are not serving you
now that summer has given way to fall. Anything toxic and needlessly anxiety-making will
simply get in your way. This is the time for you to take steps toward goals that reflect your
best qualities, and do work that feeds your spirit.

 

GEMINI (MAY 21 - JUNE 20)
Alice Coltrane - 4 of Cups

This is a great month for you to be creative. Push yourself outside your comfort zone
somewhat. Often, the best results are yielded by shaking up your routine. Is there a current
problem or issue in your life you wish would just disappear? Instead, think about how you
can use it as a jumping off point for a new endeavor. How can you synthesize this obstacle
into your life and make it into something altogether different?

 


CANCER (JUNE 21 - JULY 22)
Helen Keller - 2 of Swords

This is a good month for you to use your intuitive Cancer energy to explore new ideas, and
come to a new understanding either about yourself, others, or both. Is there some pattern of
your behavior, or aspect of your life, that you have been overlooking (or ignoring)? October
will be a good month for you to turn your focus and sensitivity toward that.

 

LEO (JULY 23 - AUGUST 22)
Josephine Baker - Queen of Wands

Summer is over, but your fiery Leo energy is burning hot this month. This is a good time for
you to take risks and try doing the things that make you a little nervous. If you’re planning a
move, or starting a new job, or launching a business… know that luck is on your side this
month. Just stay aligned with your personal values and don’t compromise your integrity.

 

VIRGO (AUGUST 23 - SEPTEMBER 22)
Sarah Grimké and Angelina Grimké - 2 of Wands

This most recent lunar cycle, which started out in your sign, is packing a wallop for you.
There may be a sacrifice you have to make this month in your efforts to design a better life
for yourself. Like ripping off a bandage, it might hurt at first, but it’s the right move. The pain
will wear off quickly and you’ll be satisfied with the results.

 

LIBRA (SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 22)
Georgiana Cavendish (neé Spencer) - 8 of Swords

As we’re entering Libra season, you’re ready to look and feel fabulous. If you don’t already,
spend some time practicing some much needed self-care. While that definitely includes
taking a relaxing bath and getting enough sleep, it also means making sure you’re being
authentic as you can be. Don’t be afraid to be yourself right now; people will love you for
you.


SCORPIO (OCTOBER 23 - NOVEMBER 22)
Mamie Till-Mobley - Justice

If you’ve been dealing with some tough stuff lately, this month is a good time for you to shift your energy and focus to bring balance to the situation. And that can mean a lot of different things, so spend some time contemplating what the best approach may be. It’s impossible to truly know the future, but you will have a good sense of “right versus wrong” this month to help guide you.


 

SAGITTARIUS (NOVEMBER 21 - DECEMBER 21)

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid - 9 of Pentacles

Look forward to an abundant harvest season, whether that be a literal or figurative harvest.
Things are coming together for you, even if you can’t see that just yet. This month, trust in
your personal power. Your intuition is on point right now; you know what decisions to make
that will be best for you. This is a great time for you to put a lot of energy into your passion
projects and reap the rewards of your hard work.

 

CAPRICORN (DECEMBER 22 - JANUARY 19)
Eleanor of Aquitaine - 7 of Cups

You’ll have a lot of different directions you can go this October (and even in the coming
months after that-- looks like a bountiful harvest for you!). You may feel ill-equipped to deal
with the responsibility of all these choices. Don’t get stuck in mulling it over for the entire
month. You have what it takes to make the right decisions for your future. And if you are
open to change, the decisions you make this month could result in some wonderful
adventures.

 

AQUARIUS (JANUARY 20 - FEBRUARY 19)
Sophie Scholl - 5 of Wands

You may come up against an energy this month that you have to work against. That’s okay.
You have what it takes to be able to stand in your boots (it’s fall, after all, put some boots
on). Be patient and trust that this is temporary. Don’t be afraid to speak your mind, even if
the consequences seem scary. Having compassion, even for those with whom you
disagree, will help you to get through the month.

 

PISCES (FEBRUARY 20 - MARCH 20)
Lucy Hicks Anderson - 6 of Swords

This month, as summer is officially giving way to fall, spend some of your energy and time
meditating on your current circumstances. Are you in any situations that aren’t serving you?
Maybe there are “stories” that have been a part of your personal narrative before that simply
no longer make sense; maybe they never really suited you at all. If you need to, this month
you can make moves this month to leave a toxic situation. It will make a difference.

 

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