The Blessings of Samhain

You feel you are up for it now! Confident, outgoing, optimistic, and enterprising. Even the work you are involved in is likely to receive increased recognition at this time. Take care - you tend to overlook details and make silly mistakes. So make a list! Your ability to express yourself confidently and openly wins you the respect and admiration of others. You can promote ideas and plans that you believe strongly in and surprisingly and you can win others over to your side. Dreams, wishes, and fantasies about love are strong now, and you may be infatuated with someone you meet at this month. You use charm, humour, and a light touch to get your point across now, and your great friendly attitude makes a favourable impression on others. It's party time!

November Moon Phases

December Moon Phases

1st Qtr Moon   2nd November 16:40 1st Qtr Moon   2nd December 09:50
Full Moon       10th November  20:15 Full Moon      10th December 14:45
Last Qtr           18th November 15:10 Last Qtr          18th December 00:50
New Moon      25th November 06:10 New Moon      24th December 18:05


November is a good time for some rest and relaxation or for working quietly, as it seems that whatever you try to do goes nowhere. Not a good time to try to bang the drum to get personal recognition for your efforts. Unless you slow your pace down a bit, this time period can be quite a headache. December: working energetically with a positive mind, advancing your own professional goals are key issues now. Your boss responds favourably to your confidence and willingness to attack a problem in a new way. Tender feelings and love, especially for family or children, are very strong in December. You want to invite friends into your home, Your relationships with the opposite sex are very harmonious and positive now. So party!


November: your desire for love and affection predominates at this time. A new friendship or romance could begin, or an established relationship can be revitalised and enhanced.  If there is someone you have wanted to reach out to, doing so now is likely to create warm feelings between you, and may be the start of something beautiful. In December, meeting people that can benefit your career is quite likely. Take advantage of all opportunities to socialise with the people you have professional ties with for the outcome is likely to be quite positive. You too can party now! Personal relationships are great. Also, financial transactions go smoothly for you and material benefits are possible at this time.


You are mentally sharp in November and your ability to comprehend new concepts is heightened. Also, you can speak your mind and your ideas very well at this time. Intellectual curiosity is also high. This is a good time to make plans and strategies or begin a course of study.  December: communications, conversations, sending and receiving messages, and taking care of routine tasks that require mental clarity are important activities now. It is a good time to present your ideas and point of view to others, as you express your thoughts clearly, though you are not apt to listen as well. A great time to improve communication with your beloved. Buy roses!


November: support from close friends and family in your life gives you confidence now. This is a good time to mend fences and problems in your home life. You may have a sense of personal security and undergo a critical change at this time. A problem with a family member may arise that requires special attention or care around dear possessions, as may be lost or damaged. During December your mind could be over-active and some amount of personal emotion could run your thought patterns till mid month. Issues with children could crop up too. After the 16th, you will find a rise in energy in the work environment. You will find support from someone in authority- good time to move forward – not sideways!


In November your career, reputation, and most important personal goals receive a boost, primarily through your own initiative and willingness to assert yourself. You feel a surge of positive energy. Public recognition for your work or your unique personal contribution to the world is very possible. December: friendship and co-operative endeavours flourish now; a good time to begin a new relationship if single. You achieve a harmonious balance of giving and receiving, of talking and listening. Your long-range goals, life direction, or career aims come into focus now. This is a time for you to shine! This is a very good time to go for a job interview. You will be noticed more than usual.


November: thoughts of love and an appreciation of the beauty in your life come to the fore. Great time to communicate your feelings to the ones you care about: write a love poem or send a love letter! This is a very good time to go to the theatre, an art exhibit, or social gathering. You want to see beautiful things and exchange pleasantries with others. In fact, matters of the heart are on your mind. In December you experience sudden insights, make discoveries, come up with fresh solutions to old problems, and seek alternatives to the usual routine way of doing things. Your mental processes are speeded up and you move more quickly now. Try to make room for a lot of spontaneity and flexibility in your diary at this time.


November: love, relationships, beauty, and pleasure are emphasized now. You feel especially attractive or friendly, and the warmth you radiate is noticed and appreciated. A new romance or friendship may ensue. Artistic efforts are also fruitful. Right now you will say the things you usually only think, especially to people you disagree with. You may want to make changes in your environment to take it more harmonious and pleasurable for you. December: at this time you come across in an appealing, charming, openly affectionate manner which is likely to win you new friends and admirers. You make an excellent first impression now. This is a very favourable time for doing something to enhance your appearance, such as getting a new hairdo or purchasing new clothing. Go shopping!


During November deeply rooted energies are activated and affect you more strongly. You are driven instinctively to do certain things, even though you may not have a clue why! Getting what you really want and moving toward achieving the things which are important to you may involve surrendering something or releasing something from your life at this time: perhaps a situation, or an attachment that has been bugging you is now released. December: there is a urgent quality to the feelings you experience now, and you may develop a powerful attraction to someone who fascinates and mystifies you. A good time to reveal your deepest feelings and fears with the ones you love.Secrets, long-buried feelings, or skeletons in the closet could be revealed.


November marks the beginning of a new cycle, when you formulate plans and ideas that will extend over the next 12 years. This is a period of rebirth and renewed optimism. You have the energy to do more and take on more challenges. This is a very good time to begin implementing the promises that you have made to yourself. December: this is a time when it is difficult to stay within a budget or on a diet, as your tendency is to splurge on beautiful things and to enjoy yourself as much as possible. You want comfort and ease, and have luxurious tastes. It's a good time for a party, as long as you don't overdo it. Hide the chocolate!


November: this is a time of self-analysis and questioning about the direction you have taken in your life. Also, reaching out to an older relative or another mature, experienced person can mean a lot to you and be mutually beneficial now. Any club or group that you are a part of now will work together effectively. December: this can be a fruitful period in which to learn more about love and what you truly value. Your ability to concentrate and focus on your work is very good now. This is a time to attend to details, take care of practical business, and to make your life more stable and secure. It would be beneficial to consult advisors about long-range plans .Relax! let your hair down and have fun!


Unexpected pleasures or a more playful, adventurous attitude in your relationships make November stimulating and delightful. A break from your usual routine is likely, as is a refreshing change of pace. A new romance or a revitalisation of a current one is very likely. You make some creative changes and discoveries, experiment with new possibilities, or invent a new way of doing things. December: get a little loose and wild with friends, going dancing or doing something out of the ordinary that is stimulating and fun. You meet interesting new people and are more open to people who are quite different from yourself. An opportunity for a romance may arise which is likely to be exciting, though short-lived.


In November you are able to incorporate inspiring, imaginative qualities into almost any kind of activity..You have the magic touch! If you are involved in an artistic, literary, or spiritual area, the effect is most obvious, but an imaginative or exotic flourish can enter into your cooking, home decor, and other areas of life that may usually lack creativity and imagination. December: a great deal of illusion, idealism, and fantasy enters into your romantic relationships now. Your romantic fantasies and dreams surface now and you may abruptly decide to live out some of them.Whooho! Go for it and enjoy! You have the whole new year ahead to be creative and in love.