Weekly Astrology Forecast for October 15-21 — The Wisdom of Insecurity*

Eclectic Occultista
5 min readOct 14, 2023

Eclipse season is rarely comfortable. Even if we emerge unscathed, the energetic profile and collective impacts can sometimes take a different kind of emotional toll. The contrapuntal soli-lunar relationship remains an underappreciated dance between light and darkness —between competing desires and borrowed light, concealing something deeper.

“When we fail to see that our life is change,” wrote Alan Watts over seventy years ago, “We set ourselves against ourselves and become like Ouroboros, the misguided snake, who tries to eat his own tail. Ouroboros is the perennial symbol of all vicious cycles, of every attempt to split our being asunder and make one part conquer the other.”

The astrology of the next few years will hit us differently. As the outer planets change signs in rapid succession, we will all be thrust into the whirlwind of paradigm shifts bigger than we can possibly imagine. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it,” wrote Watts. “Move with it, and join in the dance.”

This week may be all about recovery — recovery from the profoundly draining energetic vortex of the eclipse, as well as recovery from the illusions of security that we may have been harbouring. If all does not feel fine in your world, embrace the discordance. Accept that this…

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Eclectic Occultista

Hellenistic astrologer & Tarot lover. Writing weekly astrology forecasts and occasional Tarot thoughts. www.unravelingthestars.com