NEW MOON REPORT
Mercury in Retrograde
Rubys Astro Readings
As Summer starts to come to a close and we are finally passed Labor Day, our focus shifts towards everything orange and yellow, and pumpkin spice fills the air and soon it will be Halloween and than Thanksgiving! Ok I so love this time of year, so I am getting overly excited. How about I explain all the different energies the cosmos is bringing in. It’s a cosmic stew.
Jupiter in Libra: Sept 9th 2016 through Oct. 10th, 2017
Starting Friday September 9th, there’s a big shift in energy when abundant, lucky and expansive Jupiter moves out of practical, earthy Virgo and into peace-loving, airy Libra. Jupiter stays for approximately 12 months in each Zodiac sign, so every sign will get a visit in about 12 years. This shift helps things or situations come in more easily, and if anything this is an extremely harmonious energy. It can be a little piece of LUCK for all of you, no matter what your Zodiac sign may be. It just depends on what house it falls in your own personal Astrology chart, to know what area of your life it will affecting.
We all can experience Jupiter’s blessings at some point through October 10th, 2017, but all the Libra folks out there listen up, because you are the most lucky over these next 13 months. There’s even more luck coming in also because Jupiter will be conjunct the Sun in Libra. That’s double the luck for all you Sun Sign Libras! Jupiter aspects can definitely open doors and bring in opportunities, luck, abundance and growth. But if you don’t experience something overly amazing during this time, remember Jupiter also helps us in other ways, like restoring hope and bringing in good vibes that help us feel more optimistic and expansive about life. Which you know all the things you hear about positive thinking, or that you read about online, well it’s true, with positive thoughts come positive energy!
This energy will also affect Libras fellow Air Signs in the zodiac, so Aquarius and Gemini Sun signs can receive some lucky breaks and opportunities as well. We all can look forward to one if not more areas of our lives being affected by this strong energy, it just depends what area Jupiter is cruising through in your own personal Astrology chart. There are doors swinging open and major opportunities to advance during this time. Since every chart is so different in Astrology you can learn more about your own Jupiter energy by purchasing a “One Question” Reading from me, learn just how this Jupiter energy will be affecting you personally!
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On a grand scale Jupiter’s shift into Libra can help bring folks together, because Libra energy is mostly loving and is all about partnerships and relationships. There will be more commitments in love made during this time like partnerships, engagements, and marriages. Libra is ruled by Venus, who appreciates nothing more than beauty, so this should prove to be an intersting time for the fashion industry, in areas like hair, modeling, makeup and anything to do with what makes us feel beautiful. Anything creative or artistic will also be affected by this very harmonious energy. These industries can see a real interest and upswing over the next 13 months. Libra energy for all of us, no matter your Sun sign is about creating peace and restoring harmony, so folks will come together more easily and work at creating more peaceful solutions. Libra energy is also about balance, so there will also be more Karmic debt balancing going on in the world, and folks will work much harder at making sure if the scales of justice are tipped to far, that justice is served.
Saturn Square Neptune Series Ends
We are smack in the middle of some kind of “Reality Check”, with the teacher of the zodiac Saturn making a rather nasty square to foggy, and always dreaming Neptune. This is the last meeting in a series of three meetings that started back in November of 2015. Thankfully this is the last meeting of the series, and this energy has played out in some way in your life. This energy has caused restrictions and roadblocks for many of you for quite a long time now, it also creates a deeper realization or understanding around something in your life! So the illusion you might have created for yourself in some area of your life or around a certain situation is dissolving, and what you believed the truth to be isn’t actually the truth at all! And I understand it just seems so real all this time.
This energy has caused a lot of relationships to end and certain dreams haven’t been realized.
Saturday can feel rather discouraging, so get out there and have some fun and get away from this energy and allow Lucky Jupiter and loving Venus to take you away from this sobering energy for at least the rest of the day!
The energy that’s being pushed out by this influence has been potent, and the Universe has been handing out messages or clues around something important for you in particular. The good news is this will be officially over after the weekend! The meetings in this series were November 26th, 2015, July 17, 2016 and September 10, 2016. So take a look back to those dates, what were you going through back then and does it relate to anything happening now in your life? Can you make a connection between then and now.
Eclipse Season Continues
We are getting closer to the second Eclipse of the month, and if you thought the first Eclipse on September 1st felt exciting, hold on because this next one on September 16th is a Lunar Eclipse and of course a Full Moon, this can certainly be an emotional time for many of you, but that’s only if you allow it to control you. This Full Moon Lunar Eclipse is in the sign of sensitive Pisces, and the energy will be highly charged and folks can get overly emotional and oversensitive about things, so beware of drama!
Eclipses do serve a purpose, and they are working some kind of magic for us. These particular Eclipses repeat every 19 years, so you are now ending a chapter in your life story and on this amazing journey, a new cycle is about to begin for you! And that in itself is exciting. So you may discover you’re living out something that seems familiar to what you were doing back then, even if you don’t understand it yet. Pay attention to those Ah-Ha moments this week and into next to help fill you in, as the Eclipse is repeating old patterns and themes. If you’d like to know more about just how this Eclipse Season is affecting you, and the upcoming Full Moon, just purchase a “One Question Reading” about it from me, and ask me, “How will the September Full Moon Eclipse affect me?”
One thing we should be grateful for during this wild and crazy time is that beautiful, loving Venus and lucky, expansive Jupiter are both now in Libra and can help keep you to be more compassionate and caring. This helps us smooth over any rough edges we might have with others.
Love and Relationship Breakdowns and Breakthroughs
One thing Eclipses can create is trouble in relationships, we often see unexpected break ups during this time. So many of my clients have shared their disappointments of a lover or spouse recently. Since Eclipses often bring in unexpected changes, they also provide amazing insight and opportunities to heal your relationships. From time to time out of fear folks shut their heart centers down, and this causes issues and challenges in relationships. Each and everyone of us come into a relationship with some kind of emotional baggage, and Eclipses tend to bring out what’s in that baggage and trigger old issues within ourselves, this can cause disruptions and sometimes breakups! Often, we aren’t even aware that our hearts are closed off or we would do something about it. Mostly this is a direct result from childhood because that’s where we learn how to love and do relationships in the first place.
So if you’re having relationship woes, it’s likely unresolved issues with your family or mother, as it is believed. And money problems more often than not are about issues you have had with your father! No that doesn’t mean you had a bad relationship with either parent, or a relationship at all. It means that however they made you feel in your upbringing is now affecting your adult relationships.
Most of us have had both at one point and time. These issues can also be healed once you are made aware of them, which helps you heal your relationship issues. So if your relationship has been rocky or its already ended recently, you can begin the healing process and not repeat the same mistakes.
Have a good weekend! And take it easy this week.
September is going to be quite a busy month with the cosmos throwing a lot of energy out there. I do feel that between the more challenging energies there will be a calmness that feels quite grounding. But there’s many twists and turns and even surprises coming. The energies during Eclipse Season can feel a bit hectic and somewhat even crazy at times. The Universe is handing out some pretty cool Ah-Ha moments this month, this can bring you clarity and answers that will help you navigate some of this wild energy. The cosmos will also usher in some serious Luck! Woo-Hoo! Now who isn’t excited about that?
This is Eclipse Season so we’re in for some major changes as there’s big shifts and turns ahead. Eclipses always create an exciting kind of vibe that can feel chaotic. It seems many of you will experience several changes at once, but that is not always the case. It’s exciting to think about the new chapters that are being written for you, and the closure some of you will finally get. Being smack dab right in the middle of the Solar Eclipse that occurred on the 1st and the upcoming Full Moon Lunar Eclipse on the 16th, means that we are in the most transformational part right now, September 4th through the 16th.
September Astro Highlights
“How to be Productive during Mercury in Retrograde”
Have you noticed your electronics breaking down or glitching out, are you struggling with misunderstandings or having communication issues with people? Has your Wifi, computer, smartphone, and any associated technologies been acting just weird lately? Then there’s a very good chance you have been experiencing the affects of “Mercury in Retrograde.” Mercury is the plant that governs over communication, travel, and often electronics, and when it’s in a Retrograde cycle or appears to be moving backwards, things can go a little haywire here on planet Earth!
Remember throughout this article I will be referring to Mercury in Retrograde as Mercury Rx. Rx is the actual symbol used in Astrology for “Retrograde,” and it helps me shorten this down a bit.
I have been writing about what not to do during a “Mercury in Retrograde” cycle for many years now. And even though I believe strongly in the advice I give, especially about how we shouldn’t be signing contracts at this time or making any long distance travel plans. It just seems to get to the point where I’m constantly telling this negative story, which is a drag. And isn’t exactly helping anyone, now is it? Each “Mercury in Rx” cycle lasts for 3 weeks and that’s not including the “Shadow Phases”, which are before and after a Mercury in Rx cycle. Each shadow phase last three weeks as well. So that makes Mercury in Rx a nearly two month event! We have to get something positive out of this!
Being born during a Mercury in Rx cycle myself, I really understand its affects on a deeper level. I’ve had my fair share of Mercury Rx moments over the years, and I could go on and on! In some ways I live in this electronical glitchy world full of misunderstandings and little mishaps all the time. Therefore I am used to it, but still thoroughly annoyed by it. But with all of that being said, I have also learned that “Energy Follows Thought” bottom line, no matter what the Cosmos is doing. I have proven to myself time and time again that if you focus on what it is you really want, you can ride the waves of any negative astrological influence and come out of it with something more positive. Not to say that if you make a list of what to do that you won’t have issues, because what ever part of your Astro “Birth Chart” Mercury Rx is transiting is the part of your life it will affect, and with this particular aspect there’s not a lot you can do to detour it. But you can learn how to work with it, and benefit from it!
Since I became aware of Mercury and it’s Retrograde cycles at a very young age, I have also learned a great deal about how to align my energy better with the Cosmos, to seek and find balance. I thought I would shed some light on how one can be productive during a Mercury in Rx cycle. So instead of explaining what not to do during this time, let’s focus on the progress we can make!
Astrologers are constantly explaining how during this cycle, communication is broken down… well that made me think about when something or someone is broken down, it’s an opportunity to rebuild the energy back up again, to align better with one’s soul path in life. Which means perhaps all the things glitching out or not working, or the misunderstandings that seem to come along with Mercury in Rx, are being brought to us for a reason, for a higher purpose. Maybe to help us understand something we otherwise may not notice, and to bring us clarity! But you maybe asking, how when certain devices break down like our DVD players or our Wifi stops working, (happens everytime to my household) do these annoyances have any meaning or substance spiritually? The answer is simple, Mercury is telling you to Unplug, it’s time to get Quiet and stop the constant chatter, and to get away from the movement that is our lives nowadays. Listen to your higher-self, or your spirit! And no it’s not conducive to be unplugged and miss work and runaway from the world eveytime Mercury Goes into Retrograde, I get it! But it does mean you can take a Vacation for even a day or two and simply unplug from the outside noise. If that’s just impossible to do during this time, than take just 30 mins a day and unplug, go meditate and recharge your own personal batteries.
Sometimes we have to start over to achieve our goals, and in Mercury Rx that should be the rule… it’s time to not get bent all out of shape and frustrated and realize this is a time to re-work, re-do, re-learn, and do research. Don’t feel badly, trust me I can sympathize as I have already mentioned, I was born during a Mercury in Rx cycle and I have learned throughout the years once I do something, to do it again! Everytime I redo whatever it might be, it always comes out better. Just ask my second husband! Yes, I had to even redo marriage! But that’s the extreme example. The bottom line is it can be very frustrating for those who aren’t used to it, to have to redo everything all the time, but take my advice during Mercury in RX, it is the best thing you can do.
Even the planet Mercury itself is going backwards through a house in your own personal Astrology “Birth Chart” right now and a certain sign of the zodiac, and therefore is backtracking to help you learn and understand something you’ve probably already done or been through before. You have to take steps back during Mercury in Rx to move forward.
Here is my list to help remind me and all of you, what we can do that actually works for us during “Mercury in Retrograde.”
How to be Productive during Mercury in Retrograde:
REWORK SCHEDULES: Take a look at your schedule and ask: What’s working or not? Be flexible during this phase, and just know you may have to change your game plan. Think about letting go of any responsibilities that aren’t yours or that aren’t working for you.
DECLUTTER: It’s right after the Holidays, so many of us are clearing out old junk anyway, but during a “Mercury in Retrograde” cycle is the best time to get into your closet, basement, shed or attic and rid of what you don’t use anymore. I mean go through everything, even old junk drawers and make sure and recycle. Remember when you get rid of old stuff, you are getting rid of the old energy as well, and making room for new fresh energy to come in…which can bring in new beginnings.
REVISIT: If there’s any friends or family that you haven’t contacted in a long time for whatever reason, now is the time to make amends and open your heart up to healing. Working on these relationships can help heal old wounds. Which is beneficial to your spiritual evolvement. Catch up with old friends, go have coffee or meet up for dinner. Just make sure the people you choose to revisit are not dysfunctional or abusive.
SELF-CARE: It’s important to take care of yourself during this cycle, so working on self-care can be very helpful. Take it easy and make sure to eat right, exercise and move more. Spend less time being plugged into the net or social media if at all possible. Start some sort of new routine that benefits you and your well-being.
CHANGE THE ENERGY: Time to change the energies up in your life, add some nice candles to your home… to help burn off old energies and invite new energy in. Put some color in your home and redecorate with pictures that make you feel good. Add fresh flowers, burn new candles and burn some incense. Bless and release the old energy that’s been in your home or office, and bring in a hugger vibrational energy. There’s many different ways to go about this. Just try it, you’ll see and feel the difference.
BE FLEXIBLE: This is very important so I am going to repeat it again, allow the energies to flow around you and stop trying to control everything, write a letter and let the Universe know what you’re trying to create in your life, and then sit back and relax. Just follow what feels natural and don’t fight, argue, or push.
REINVENT: Take some time to think about your past successes and bring new light to them, enjoy what you have created in your life, instead of trying to constantly manifest something new and different. Make sure to reuse what’s in your home and repurpose whatever you can, perhaps some DYI projects should be on the agenda during this period.
REWORK AND REDO: If you left any projects that you had started and never finished, behind, work on them again. Work on anything you feel passionate about, but this time finish them and enjoy what you have done. If there’s something you just couldn’t get done or get through, now is the time to redo it and fix it! “Mercury in Retrograde cycles tend to really help us finish up old business.
ORGANIZE: Do you have 3000 pics on your phone or computer just hanging around, this is a great time to organize your life. I like to organize my emails, pictures and just everything on my computer and smartphone or tablet during “Mercury in Retrograde.” Take the time to organize your world in anyway possible. Use this energy to make something creative perhaps as well.
REMEMBER: Connect to your past in some way, watch old videos of your family, wedding or any life event that was happy memory. Check out old high school pictures of friends and just simply reflect and reminisce about the old days, fill your heart up with memories and simply feel gratitude for the time you had with them. Connecting to positive energies will help you feel good, and can help you move forward in your life.