We are officially wrapping up this turbulent Eclipse Season this week with a potent cosmic reset and rebalancing as we come into the New Moon in Virgo on Tuesday— the same day Venus comes into conjunction with the solar eclipse point! This energy brings a much needed revival and renewal and allows us a clean slate moving forward into the month, allowing us to finally begin taking action on all of the powerful new developments of these past few weeks!
Please note: This is a general forecast describing the planetary influences for the week ahead. For a more personalized, nuanced interpretation based on your unique birth chart, follow this link to schedule a one-on-one astrology reading!
Monday (9/18): No major planetary aspects. The Moon is dark in the pragmatic sign of Virgo today as it prepares for its period of renewal tomorrow night! The Dark Moon phase lasts roughly three days surrounding the time of the New Moon. The dark phase of the lunar cycle is a period of letting go of that which no longer serves us from the preceding lunar cycles. The veil is thin and our connection to the other realms becomes much more potent under this influence. The Dark Moon is not an appropriate time to initiate new actions. For women in particular, now is a time when our physical energy is at it's lowest. This is powerful time when our psychic and intuitive abilities are heightened and we are being given an opportunity to go inward to surrender and reflect on the past while seeding intentions for the future.
Tuesday (9/19): Venus comes over the point of the Great American Solar Eclipse at 28 degrees Virgo early in the day today before moving into the service-oriented sign of Virgo tomorrow. Venus transiting the eclipse point is a primarily positive influence, allowing us to move back into balance after a rather turbulent eclipse season!
The New Moon in Virgo comes exact tonight, officially bringing us out of Eclipse Season and into a fresh new lunar cycle! Under the organized, rational sign of Virgo, this New Moon provides an excellent opportunity to make plans and set intentions for the lunar month ahead. This energy brings a much-needed reset, allowing us a clean slate from which we can build more positive, healthful routines moving forward. In Virgo, this New Moon offers us a chance to examine the ways in which we show up in service of others, and ourselves, as the highest expression of Virgo is to show up in service to be of practical use to those who need our support the most.
Mercury opposes Neptune today, pitting our rational, logical minds against the mystical, otherworldly influence of Neptune in Pisces. On one side, we may tend to over think and over-rationalize things, especially when it comes to our plans and communications as we move throughout the day. On the other end, Neptune’s influence may have us feeling foggy, confused and more likely to succumb to fantasies and daydreams. The trick here is to integrate the energies of these two seemingly opposite influences, allowing ourselves to utilize our minds creatively. This is excellent energy for creative writing (especially fiction or poetry), music, painting, photography, and spiritual work of any kind.
Wednesday (9/20): Venus moves out of the romantic, and flashy sign of Leo today and into the practical, rational sign of Virgo where it will remain until October 14th. In Virgo, Venus causes us to become more critical of their partnerships, however; when it comes to finances this is one of the best influences for sticking to a budget and getting our financial affairs in order. While we may find ourselves feeling more judgmental toward ourselves and others at this time, Venus in Virgo also compels us to show up in service to provide practical support to the people we love most. The best way to channel this energy is to do something to assist your partner, rather than simply sitting back and pointing out their flaws!
Thursday (9/21): No major planetary aspects. The Moon is waxing in the beautiful and balanced sign of Libra throughout the day today.
Have a beautiful week! Be sure to check back on Thursday for the weekend forecast! ☺