October 3 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Creative, kindhearted, and charismatic, you are an optimistic individual with a powerful imagination and an active mind. The combination of your organizational skills, ability to think on a grand scale, and strong need to express yourself can operate positively to help you achieve your heart’s desires.
With the added influence of your decanate ruler, Libra, you love luxury and harmonious surroundings. Magnetism and refined social skills ensure your success with people. A good socializer, you are likely to be an excellent host. As you enjoy a touch of glamour, you usually look attractive and are aware of creating a good image. Appreciating beauty, color, and sound, you have innate artistic or creative talents that can be developed through singing, music, art, or drama. A possible danger to the realization of your wonderful potential may be a mixture of motivation and inertia, which could leave you stuck in a comfortable rut. Fortunately, a strong desire for the good things in life is likely to encourage you to make more of an effort.
Although not particularly aggressive for your own needs, you will fight hard to support the underdog or a meaningful cause. Inspired by many ideas, you can be determined and organized once you have set a definite goal and have a sense of purpose. Unfortunately, you may sometimes be subject to quick irritability or stubbornness, but at your best you are gracious and generous, with a good sense of humor.
Before the age of nineteen, you are likely to be mainly concerned with your relationships and developing your social and financial prospects. At the age of twenty, when your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, you reach a turning point that starts to highlight issues concerning personal power, change, and transformation. Another turning point occurs at the age of fifty, when your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius for a thirty-year period, suggesting that you may wish to take more risks in your life or expand your mind through study and travel. You may also have more connection with foreign people and places.
DEGREE: 9°30’-10°30’ LIBRA
Vindemiatrix, also called Vindemiator or the Grapes Gatherer; Caphir, also called Porrima
Star’s name: Vindemiatrix, also known as Vindemiator or the Grapes Gatherer
Degree position: 8°57’-9°57’ Libra between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Epsilon Virgo
Applicable days: October 1, 2, 3, 4
Star qualities: varied interpretations: Mercury/Saturn and Saturn/Venus/Mercury
Description: a bright yellow star located on the right wing of Virgo
Your Secret Self
Although creative, imaginative, and highly intuitive, you need to strengthen your personal power through self-expression. At times worry, self-doubt, or indecision may keep you from the full demonstration of your many talents. Consequently, it is necessary for you to have a strong sense of your own aims and objectives in order to avoid losing yourself in other people or circumstances. By utilizing your broad-minded and universal approach to life, you are able to let go of situations that impede your progress.
Being sociable, with the sensitivity to put yourself in the place of others, you genuinely care about people. Unfortunately, other people around you may sometimes cause you to become disappointed or frustrated, so it is important to stay detached and cool. By keeping a positive mental attitude, you are able to combine your well-being with the physical comfort and economic security that are promised by your birthday.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Vindemiatrix’s influence indicates that although you possess a quick mind, at times you are impulsive or indiscreet. This star bestows concentration, logical thinking, and the ability to come straight to the point. You tend to approach problems methodically and persist until you resolve them. Vindemiatrix, however; also suggests that you can be obstinate or unyielding.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star imparts leadership ability, pride, and a drive to accomplish and be recognized. You often conceal your cleverness and have a tendency to make insubstantial statements. This star also indicates that success comes mainly after effort and it implies a tendency to worry over money and failure even when there is no need to.
• Positive: reserved, clever; consistency, patience, methodical
• Negative: depression, worry, losses if not careful with monetary matters
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Dynamic and versatile, you have a charming personality and an ability to promote your ideas. The harder you work, the better the result and the greater the rewards. In the world of commerce, you can achieve success as a salesperson. Creative and gifted, you probably use your intuition to anticipate what the public wants. Fair and just, you may be drawn to practice law or politics to fight for or defend the underdog. If inspired by higher learning, you make an excellent teacher or preacher. Sociable and friendly, you may mix business and pleasure by working at a restaurant, a fashionable cafe, or a club. If interested in music and the arts, you may be drawn to performing arts, the theater, or the film and music industries.
Famous people who share your birthday include musician Lindsey Buckingham, etiquette expert Emily Post, occultist Paul Foster Case, actress Eleonora Duse, entertainer Chubby Checker, composer Steve Reich, and writers Gore Vidal and Thomas Wolfe.
As a number 3 individual, you are sensitive, with a need for creativity and emotional expression. Fun-loving and a good companion, you enjoy friendly social activities and many interests. Although you are versatile and expressive, with a need for different and exciting experiences, an inclination to get bored easily may cause you to become indecisive or spread yourself too thinly. Although with a number 3 birthday you are usually artistic and charming, with a good sense of humor, you may have to develop self-esteem and guard against tendencies such as worry and emotional insecurities. The subinfluence of the number 10 month indicates that you are highly intuitive and independent. Although you are multitalented and original, a love of ease and a tendency to indulge in emotional insecurity suggests that you need to learn about self-control and discipline. Usually you express your humanitarian nature by helping or supporting others in times of trouble. Magnetic and charming, with inner wisdom, you need to trust your inner feelings and learn to be patient.
• Positive: humorous, happy, friendly, productive, creative, artistic, power to wish, freedom-loving, a talent with words
• Negative: easily bored, vain, overimaginative, exaggerate, unloving, boastful, extravagant, self-indulgent, lazy, hypocritical, wasteful
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
For security, mental stimulation, and love, you might want to begin looking among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 5, 9, 10, 18, 19, Feb. 3, 7, 8, 16, 17, Mar. 1, 5, 14, 15, 31, Apr. 3, 4, 12, 13, 29, May 1, 10, 11, 27, 29, June 8, 9, 25, 27, July 6, 7, 23, 25, 31, Aug. 4, 5, 21, 23, 29, Sept. 2, 3, 19, 21, 27, 30, Oct. 1, 17, 19, 25, 28, Dec. 13, 15, 21, 24
Beneficial: Jan. 1, 6, 17, Feb. 4, 15, Mar. 2,13, Apr. 11, May 9, June 7, July 5, Aug. 3, Sept. 1, Oct. 31, Nov. 29, Dec. 27
Fatal attractions: Mar. 28, 30, 31, Apr. 1, 2
Challenging: Jan. 2, 16, Feb. 14, Mar. 12, Apr. 10, May 8, June 6, July 4, Aug. 2, Dec. 30
Soul mates: Jan. 11, 31, Feb. 9, 29, Mar. 7, 27, Apr. 5, 25, May 3, 23, June 1, 21, July 19, Aug. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 9
Love & Relationships
Gregarious and friendly, you can be the life and soul of the party. With a strong sense of justice you usually take care of those you love and support your friends with encouraging words. You always remember those who have shown you kindness in the past. As you can be very loving and giving, do not allow others to become too dependent on you. You make a loyal and reliable friend and partner and, with your natural charm, are often popular with a large circle of acquaintances.