Today is Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
Hebrew date is 18 Tishrei 5777
Islamic date is 19 Muharram 1438
Mayan Tzolk’in Day is 12 Kawak
Mayan Long Count is 184.108.40.206.19
Julian Day is 2457682
Today’s Birthdays: John Dewey (1859-1952), Bela Lugosi (1882-1956), Jelly Roll Morton (1885-1941), Danny Boyle (1956), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Julie Payette (1963), Snoop Dogg (1971), John Krasinski (1979).
“Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.”
— John Dewey
Moon Phase: Moon is in waning gibbous (Disseminating) phase and enters Last Quarter phase on Oct. 22 at 12:14 pm PDT / 3:14 pm EDT (19:13:43 UTC).
Next New Moon is in Scorpio on Oct. 30 at 10:38 am PDT / 1:38 pm EDT (17:38:08 UTC).
Corresponding Full Moon is in Taurus on Nov. 14 at 5:52 am PST / 8:52 am EST (13:51:59 UTC).
Moon Sign: Moon is in Gemini and enters Cancer today at 8:28 am PDT / 11:28 am EDT (15:28:14 UTC).
Sun Degree: 28-29 Libra.
Planetary Stations and Sign Changes
Moon enters Cancer at 8:28 am PDT / 11:28 am EDT (15:28:14 UTC).
Interesting Selected Aspects | Data from Serennu
— Venus square Nessus at 11:44 pm 10/19 PDT / 2:44 am 10/20 EDT (06:43:44 UTC).
— Mercury opposite Uranus at 12:48 am PDT / 3:48 am EDT (07:48:04 UTC), and Eris at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (18:00:19 UTC).
— Sun square Okyrhoe at 12:58 pm PDT / 3:58 pm EDT (19:58:31 UTC).
— Mercury conjunct Haumea at 2:29 pm PDT / 5:29 pm EDT (21:29:12 UTC).
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All forms of relationships, on some level, necessitate compromise and negotiation. To hold your own in any partnership scenario, begin with honest communication, which also means respect. There may be a clue in areas of common ground also.
Written in the Planets
Many of us are now accustomed to creating different versions of ourselves on a variety of social networks. It’s intriguing that the name given to a picture icon representing a person is known as an ‘avatar’. The word is of Sanskrit origin, meaning “descent of a deity.” Today you’re being challenged to consider who you really want to be, and the next steps toward getting there. Two things to remember: 1) this process is not instantaneous, and 2) that’s actually a good thing.