September time seems to have some wonderful opportunities that we just haven’t experienced in awhile, so why not read on to learn how these Cosmic Connections are going to affect you and your life for the month.
A New Moon at the end of August helped kick off September time, and with the Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Mars all in the sign of Virgo we are best off during the first week of the month to work on organizing, editing, and paying attention to the details of our health and work. This is a very fertile and productive time, and is good for freeing ourselves from situations that are restricting or limiting us from finding happiness in our daily lives, routines, work, and health. With all of the personal planets in the sign of practical Virgo, we can create some sort of harmony, and they are all harmonizing with Saturn and Pluto, but are also bumping up against Jupiter and Neptune this month. So we have many opportunities to get our lives together, but we may have to let go of our high expectations.
September 3: Sun conjuncts Mars
When these two strong energizers come together, the energy alone can be productive but also can create a lot of friction, the choice is yours on just where you want to direct this amazing energy. It’s important to be strong and confident but do not allow yourself to get into little ego battles. With both planets in practical Virgo, this is a good few days to work on projects or too get involved in something near and dear to your heart that involves helping others.
September 9: Mars trines Saturn
We can be much more disciplined but productive at this time, as this stong energy creates a harmonious influence. This helps make it easier to organize and harness these energies to make good use of. Mars in helpful Virgo and Saturn in more ambitious Capricorn can help us make detailed plans to reach our goals. Just make sure to take advantage of this hard-working energy so you can get things organized in your life.
September 14: Full Moon in Pisces
The Full Moon on the 14th occurs in the sign of Pisces at the same time as a Mars-Neptune opposition. Pisces is considered to be the most sensitive sign of the Zodiac, and under the Full Moon energy both are known for amplifying emotions. This can be a very overwhelming time, where we just aren’t feeling as tough as usual, so be sure to be extra careful with others as they are feeling emotionally vulnerable and sensitive as well, and you may not know what other folks are feeling or going through. Make sure and get plenty of downtime to not only replenish your energy but to also calm your nerves.
This Full Moon is trying to remind us that we all need to pay extra close attention to our spiritual and emotional wellness. The way we find balance at this time is to express what we need on a spiritual level while maintaining our everyday lives. Under these energies, we can either choose to live in chaos or order, and with the Mars-Neptune opposition at play, there also can be a stronger sense of urgency as we try to restore balance, and some uncertainty, as we learn what’s real and not. As it’s a good time to Zen it out folks and maybe do some meditation, affirmations, journal-writing, listen to calming music, or exercise, whatever you do just do anything that feeds your soul and helps you connect to your spirituality, whatever that may look like.
September 14: Mercury enters Libra
During this cycle is a great time to work on resolving recent conflicts, arguments, and misunderstandings as the planet of communication enters the more accommodating sign of Libra. Under this influence we just want to get along with everyone really, with all the chaos and turmoil over the summer, the world can use this energy to help us make amends as it is easier to apologize or to at least try to get along. This can be a wonderful time to be more social and get together with friends and family.
September 14: Venus enters Libra
The planet Venus rules over love, beauty, money, and relationships, and is entering its home sign of Libra which rules over such things as love, and relationships. We have had more than our fair share of challenges this year, so this is a wonderful opportunity to refocus on what really matters to us the most, from the heart! This can include the people who were there for us the most. If you have had some sort of rift or conflict with someone lately, this is an ideal time to fix things. So put your differences aside and find some common ground to meet in the middle. Even if you are one who likes to be alone, this lovely energy can lead you into being more social even if it’s just a family member or friend. Since the planet Venus and the sign of Libra both are about all things beautiful, so it’s a good time to pamper yourself, and do something that makes us feel good about ourselves once again, perhaps just mani-pedi or take a whole spa day, or just take whole day off from your responsibilities if at all possible and relax! We should also be careful about putting on appearances just to keep the peace, as we might hold back on saying how we are really feeling, or from asserting ourselves, so we can be false or superficial. Take this time to tap into your creative side and do something well, creative. Perhaps spend some time in a place that is beautiful to you. This aspect runs through October 8.
September 18: Saturn goes direct
Saturn that planet of rules and Lord of Karma, finally turns direct form it’s Retrograde phase. This influence is real big on reminding us about taking care of our responsibilities, and bringing our heads out of the clouds so we can deal with any plans or goals we have here on planet Earth! In the mood for a Reality Check? During this time anything we are not taking care of and what we need to be focusing on, can be up in our face to deal with. We can feel quite slowed down at this time, but that doesn’t mean you are not making progress towards reaching your goals. Just don’t rush things as Saturn adjusts itself back to its normal pace from its Retrograde Cycle. So for the rest of the month you can come across blocks, restrictions, and even some limitations, and it will seem like opportunities are not happening or that certain people are not cooperating, but this won’t last for long. Over time we will gradually be able to meet long-term goals and plans will start to become more clear. Ask yourself where you want to be at by the end of the year, and what would you like to achieve. And stay focused on your goals. Anything that Saturn is involved in is about hard work, and that will bring in the greatest rewards. So don’t try to take shortcuts now, instead pick yourself up by your bootstraps and get to work. Simply figure out what it is you want and commit your time and energy to that project or goal. Here over the next few months, you will be glad you did because rewards will start to really show up.
September 21: Jupiter Squares Neptune
Jupiter gets into one last tense meeting with foggy Neptune in a set that first formed back in January. This transit pulls on us as we struggle with our expectations, faith, and drams. This is a time when we can be more easily MISLEAD, whether by others or by our own unrealistic expectations. We may have to deal with consequences from being disorganized or exaggerating certain details of our lives, or for being neglectful or extravagant when buying things.
This energy tends to cause restlessness, as our everyday routines can feel quite unsatisfying now. This is a time when we can more easily take shortcuts and detours from our everyday routines. We can be fooled, tricked, or disillusioned by someone or something, so keep a watchful eye out and be careful and don’t avoid the truth. We can also start to form some new beliefs or philosophies, and try to justify why we are avoiding certain issues. This dense energy can cause folks to wander and be more confused, from a lack of being grounded. But that also means we can come up with more open-minded ideas. We just may have bigger issues with setting and keeping boundaries up for ourselves. It’s important this week to stay in reality to the best of your ability, by setting some rules around your routines and regular schedules. This influence can give us some inspiration spiritually speaking as we let go of old false beliefs, expectations, and dreams that were going nowhere in the first place.
During this same time Jupiter also gets into a somewhat challenging aspect with wild Uranus, and this to causes more high anxiety and restlessness, especially if our dreams are not forming and don’t seem to feel fulfilling or are inspiring us. Watch yourself this week for going off on some strange tangent or trip to nowhere, as we can get into the strangest, oddest situation that are completely impractical.
September 23: Sun enters Libra
The Sun shifts once again around the Zodiac and as it does every September and enters the sign of Libra. This is also the Autumnal Equinox north of the equator and the Spring Equinox in the southern hemisphere of the planet. This is a special energy that helps us to find balance in our lives as we prepare for this new season. Oddly enough the word Equinox comes from the Latin word that means Equal. Libra is the sign of balance, fairness, and equality. So use this influence and spend some quality time with family and friends. The Sun will remain in Libra through October 23.
September 28: New Moon in Libra
To close out the month a New Moon occurs in the sign of Libra, this is indeed a social time that is filled with the hope and promise of New Beginnings. Luckily, also during this time lovely Venus and lucky Jupiter make a beautiful connection that can have you feeling more optimistic and cooperative. This is time for taking care of and nurturing any relationships you want to see grow and become stronger, or even just more important. This is also a good time for negotiations and partnering, and we can find ways to solve conflicts.
If you are already in a committed relationship, any time you spend together during this cycle can really strengthen the bonds you already have. Do things that make you happy or that are more pleasurable as Libra is ruled by Venus and all things that are considered to be beautiful. So take long walks, plan out a mini-vacay, go out to eat at your fav restaurant, or go see a love-themed movie. If you are interested in meeting someone new, get out there and mingle during this time folks and attend special events and accept those invites because you just might meet someone special.
Have a Great September folks,