Today is Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016
Hebrew date is 2 Cheshvan 5777
Islamic date is 3 Safar 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 13 B’en
Mayan Long Count is 126.96.36.199.13
Julian Day is 2457696
Today’s Birthdays: William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), Sonny Rhodes (1940), Lulu (1948), Mike Evans (1949-2006), Kate Capshaw (1953), Dennis Miller (1953), Adam Ant (1954), Robert Miles (1969), Paula DeAnda (1989).
“The right to discuss freely and openly, by speech, by the pen, by the press, all political questions, and to examine and animadvert upon all political institutions, is a right so clear and certain, so interwoven with our other liberties, so necessary, in fact to their existence, that without it we must fall at once into depression or anarchy. To say that he who holds unpopular opinions must hold them at the peril of his life, and that, if he expresses them in public, he has only himself to blame if they who disagree with him should rise and put him to death, is to strike at all rights, all liberties, all protection of the laws, and to justify and extenuate all crimes.”
— William Cullen Bryant
Moon Phase: Moon is in New phase and enters Waxing Crescent phase today at 1:50 pm PDT / 4:50 pm EDT (20:49:39 UTC).
Next Full Moon is in Taurus on Nov. 14 at 5:52 am PST / 8:52 am EST (13:51:59 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Sagittarius on Nov. 29 at 4:18 am PST / 7:18 am EST (12:18:09 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Sagittarius and enters Capricorn today at 8:05 pm PDT / 11:05 pm EDT (03:05:05 11/4 UTC).
Sun Degree: 12-13 Scorpio.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Capricorn at 8:05 pm PDT / 11:05 pm EDT (03:05:05 11/4 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data by Serennu
— Mercury sextile Pluto at 10:10 pm 11/2 PDT / 1:10 am EDT (05:09:53 UTC).
— Ceres trine Pholus at 12:05 am PDT / 3:05 am EDT (07:05:02 UTC).
— Psyche opposite Neptune at 12:42 am PDT / 3:42 am EDT (07:42:20 UTC).
— Venus sextile Pallas at 6:00 am PDT / 9:00 am EDT (13:00:03 UTC).
Subscribe to Planet Waves — sign up here
If Your Birthday is Nov. 3
(The Day of the Long Breath) | Get Your Scorpio Birthday Reading | All Other Signs
It’s essential that you keep emotional control this year. Situations may take you by surprise, that you might never have suspected would get under your skin. There is an advantage here: the more self-aware you are, the more you will be able to call the shots in any situation involving an understanding of psychology. And that will count for a lot.
Written in the Planets
Psyche, an asteroid, describes the sensation of a problem that will not resolve or a spiritual injury that will not heal. While the experience is real, healing is indeed possible, though that requires seeing your situation for what it is. With Psyche opposite Neptune, that might be challenging, since Neptune makes things difficult to perceive. Yet it also describes a possibility of direct contact with one’s divine self, which is accessed through faith. Not hope, but an intuitive gesture of actual trust.