September 2017 Astrology

Mercury direct with the Pisces Full Moon and Neptune Flooding our Emotions

 

 

When you were a child, did you ever spin in a circle and whirl around and around until you you’re your balance and fell down in a dizzy state giggling and uncertain of which direction you are facing? September is a whirling dervish time and what you thought was up is down and what was east is west.

 

The month begins with a burning intensity to get to the core of meaning and activate a plan that will empower you to have the life you want. It may include a tough conversation with a person that wants to relate to you as who you used to be rather than in supporting you in your personal growth and transformation. No fear; mars conjunct Mercury at the degree of the August solar eclipse will provide the needed encouragement to speak your mind.

 

Mercury moves direct on the 5th at the same degree as the powerful solar eclipse of August, hours after Mars entered hard working, get to it Virgo.  Work, school, projects left to the side are now picking up steam to get things accomplished. However Venus is still lingering in fun loving let’s play Leo clinging on the last days of summer (or anticipating spring) and the full moon in Pisces is wrapped in a cloud of Neptune confusion and idealism.

 

The full moon in Pisces is a very special day…. The connection of the archetype of Virgo as selfless service and Pisces surrender  to a deeper purpose and meaning is the strongest time of the year for us to go deeply within to the chamber of ones heart to realize the illusion of separateness we have that has created suffering and pain. This is a time of doing deep shadow work to once again reorient your life where the practical side of your everyday life eliminates fear and allows you to be in the moment of what is required in everyday experiences.  Those impacted by the hurricane in Texas are directly experiencing the Virgo/Pisces axis, helping and being helped.

 

The Virgo new moon is connected to the planet Uranus nudging us to take a step towards whatever was revealed at the full moon.  What will support you to have a life that is more of a reflection of who you are now and what you want to contribute to the world? Mercury is now at the same place the sun was on the day of the full moon and exactly opposite Neptune.  This combination can manifest as the chatter of societies restrictions and norms appear in many places, do this, you must do that, you will be a failure if you don’t, in order to succeed the latest model of this is required and on and on it goes weaving a story filled with deception and lies.

 

Chiron and Jupiter are also configured with the new moon along with the obvious Uranus aspect. The position of these planets in relationship to the sun and moon are signifying that through the pain of situations or the past is the avenue that leads you to freedom. It is an alchemical mixture from which acknowledging the untruths that surround you, either represented in big or little things that we say to ourselves about why not to change can keep you glued to your old life or free you to move on.

A few days later the equinox is upon us with Mars now under the rays of Neptune. The ancients paid close attention to the planetary alignment of the eclipses, solstices, and equinoxes to glean insight for what the astrological weather would be for the next months. Mars with Neptune suggests it is a good time for active meditation practices; whether it is hatha yoga, martial arts, tai chi, or simply being mindful that your actions are in alignment with your spiritual principles.

The month completes with Pluto stationed direct, (read strong time of empowerment and intuitive knowledge) the same day that Jupiter is opposite Uranus opening the door to our self-imposed cage.

 

The Jupiter Uranus opposition reflects back to the conjunction in 2010. We are now at the full phase reflecting on how well we as an individual or a society have integrated the ability to follow ones unique path that moves us to be more compassionate towards others. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 September New Moon Solar Eclipse

peaceful water mountain yoga 2September arrives with a powerful solar eclipse and Mercury retrograde offering an important time to set forth your intentions to shift anything in your life that you feel is not in order.

Astrology has two main purposes, one is to give us a heads up of what to expect and the second is how best to dance with what is before us, or in other words how to make the best out of the planetary energies that are swirling around us.

We step into September the day of the solar eclipse. This eclipse is quite powerful as it is combined with the Neptune Saturn square. (A conflict between giving up or keep on keeping on.)  On a personal level this can contribute to feelings of being overwhelmed or scattered if you have made too many promises at your work or to other people in your life that you want to help.

The new moon closely connected to Neptune and Saturn on a global scale suggests there is something fishy going on with the oil industry, water, and medicine. Since the new moon is opposite Neptune the exact nature of the misgivings is hard to decipher since the nature of Neptune hides and obfuscates. Issues that come to mind are the fracking problems, graver water concerns happening that authorities don’t want us to know about and problems with the health industry and medical field. Events regarding these issues will float across the news channels.

Another major influence that greets us is Mercury retrograde in Virgo. Mercury is with Jupiter giving a helping hand to the generic retro checklist. September promises to be a very active month, it will be easy to have a pile of missed emails, bills, and general to do items over looked. In a perfect world if we could take the three weeks Mercury is retrograde in September it would be a great time to reorganize your home, car, and office surroundings along with stepping back into a healthy routine.

Mercury was retrograde at the first of this year, when ideals of new starts and accomplishments were fresh in the heart and mind. September brings back to the forefront some of the good intentions that you had at the first of the year.

New moons are always a good day for manifestation and visualization. The new moon in Virgo is exceptionally powerful for setting forth your intentions for what you want in your career and health.

New Moon Manifestation

How to work with the energies of this Solar Eclipse

  • Visualize a work that is inviting, challenging, something you love to do and that it provides an avenue to give your gifts and talents to the world.
  • Imagine your body is perfect health and condition.
  • Send healing thoughts and vibrations to those who are in need.
  • Take your car in for routine maintenance.
  • Find a health practitioner that resonates with your belief system.
  • Return to a health routine that you enjoy.
  • Find time to finish a book you set aside.
  • Enjoy friendship, share your wisdom is ways that is supportive and helpful.
  • Seek answers to perplexing problems through actively calming the mind such as with yoga, nature, music, or other ways that speak to you.

virgo moon in virgo venus virgoThe following is what was happening in September 2015 

September rushes in with the moon in Sagittarius and Mercury at the last degree of Virgo, suggesting much to do and little time to think about it.

Venus leaves fun loving Leo and enters the more serious practical Virgo on the 5th.

Jupiter and Pluto are connected in such a way that demands making adjustments to big dreams that go back to late 2007.  Dreams and desires have been challenged and now it a time to look at the road map you have for your life’s path and see if you are still heading towards where you want to be.

The full moon on the 8th will be felt building throughout the weekend. The last few months the universe has been asking us to acknowledge and move beyond where we have been excluded in life. The need to get over the hurt and anger of being marginalized or dismissed has been highlighted with Eris, the goddess of discord, having prominent placement in the recent charts. This is not to condone the actions of others who in their prejudice have been mean or cruel, but to leave the rage behind to focus your energy on moving your life forward in purpose.

More info for September Astrology

The new moon in Virgo, (August 25th) culminating with the full moon in Pisces highlights Chiron, the aspect of your life of moving beyond the wounds. First is the inner awareness and intellectual understanding of the wound. Contemplate where in your life you feel stuck, that no matter what you do something does not change or get better. It can be around your career, relationships, education, or finances. Herein lies the clue that buried deep within somewhere along the way in life there was an event that happened and you made a decision that is still holding you back from what you say you want different. This is seen by Mercury, the messenger, in the new moon chart opposite Chiron; at the full moon the Moon is conjunct, (with) Chiron, opposite the sun. The emotional cost of what happened comes to the surface to be released. The Libra ingress chart has the moon at the same degree that the sun was

When we are working with the energy of Chiron, the important aspect is to find the gift

from the trials and tribulations of life. Such as where you have been hurt or disadvantaged from situations that were inherent in your upbringing, from another person, or occurrences that were beyond your control.

 

Mars enters Sagittarius on the 13th lending enthusiastic and hopeful thoughts to what we are wanting to do. Mars is traditionally called the warrior planet, yet mars is our will and determination and motivation. As Mars moves into Sagittarius motivation can begin with much enthusiasm then be thwarted when obstacles or hard work gets in the way of the goal.

 

The sun enters Libra on the 22nd, the same day that Pluto is stationed direct. The Libra ingress chart therefore is infused with the intensity of Pluto, deep passion will be stirred over issues that are in the realm of justice, fairness, and relationships. The Libra new moon on the 24th at 1 degree lends to the urgency to move forward quickly with bringing into balance fairness and peace whether in your personal life, inner life, work arena, or in the world at large.

 

The month conclude with Venus leaving Virgo and entering into Libra, the sign it rules. Venus in Libra ruling the new moon and the north node suggest it is in our interest to look at our personal relationships and determine if they align with our core values.

 

Have a great September, it promises to be busy and full.

 

September Equinox Ceremony

Libra in Mythology

Virgo New Moon