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This is a month of informed assessment, Leo, as you continue to figure out who and what you really are. Goals of self and other, versus self-alone, are looming in your psychological landscape, as also revealed in the current astrology. Then, too, the retrograde station of Mars in your sector of higher mind, during the second week of September, will be consequential. Your worldview is up for review and revision, and your mission of service to significant persons in your orbit, and to your surrounding community, is becoming clearer as you grow in understanding. Surprises are definitely in store for you along this winding spiral road, along with the gift of unexpected enlightenment. Each step takes effort and slow attention now, however, nothing is moving very fast. There is still the drive for excellence, of course, to be the best that you can be; to consolidate in whatever direction your awesome talent. Your second step follows, in putting all your resources to discovering how to apply it.
The following was written by our resident monthly columnist Elodie St-Onge-Aubut of Ninth House Astrology
You are still surfing off the vitalizing New Moon in Leo that occurred in mid-August and celebrating the wonderfulness that is you. You might need to be reminded that it is not bragging or excess of ego to be fundamentally happy with yourself, just an attitude of self-sufficiency. September and Virgo season having arrived, money is also on your mind. A lot of things have gotten clear for you in the recent months, and one of these things is that you truly value your financial independence. The Sun transiting in Virgo along with Mercury is making this n interesting focus. You are willing to go the extra mile, and put the efforts in to ensure that you are as self-reliant as possible.
Then, late evening on September 1st, the Full Moon in Pisces lands in the part of your chart that deals with contracts, shared resources, and what binds you intimately to others. This Full Moon offers clarity, and allows you to assess the current terrain. For you to be financially independent requires you to move the right pieces. If you’ve felt trapped by certain engagements, this timing will make things more clear. Also, Uranus in Taurus in your vocational sector is sextile to the Full Moon, implying that innovating ideas can help you career-wise. Get creative. Brainstorm. Make a list of ways you can market your talent and unique set of skills. Think about the people who can support your work. The North Node currently transiting in Gemini emphasizes your community. There are people out there who are willing to support your work. Networking can bring a lot of opportunities for Leos in the next year. Get to know your supporters.
On September 4th and 5th, the Moon transiting in Aries brings heated tension, and philosophical discussions, especially ideological ones. Beware of getting caught up in dogmatic debates at this time, as it may be difficult to extricate yourself once the fire is started. Mercury enters Libra on the 5th increasing communications of all kinds. Mercury in Libra also highlights your relationships with your siblings or very close friends. These could also become tangled towards the end of the month when Mercury squares Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn. You might want to save yourself the heartache and just bite your tongue. Patience and diplomacy is a super power for you in September.
Venus enters Leo on the 6th, which is excellent news for members of your sign. Venus offers her sweet influence until October 2nd. Although you could perhaps feel more indulgent and less inclined to work, Venus in Leo allows you to connect more readily with everything that falls under her rulership: pleasure, beauty, romance, art, music. All forms of creative or aesthetic pursuits are highlighted.
On September 9th, Mars stations retrograde in Aries, signalling the beginning of a two-month retrograde period for the red planet. This retrograde occurs in your ninth house, which is tied to your philosophical, and ideological inclinations. Mars retrograde here could bring some challenges to well-established beliefs, and might force you to reassess preconceived ideas about the world. Since Mars is in a supportive trine with your sign, this process, although disruptive, could be a creative one for you in the long run.
Expect delicate or sensitive topics to come up around the 9th and 10th when Mercury in Libra opposes Chiron in Aries. With the Sun in Virgo also opposing Neptune in Pisces from the 10th to the12th, and the Moon transiting in the emotional waters of Cancer until the 13th, these few days are filled with important conversations of an emotional nature.
Beginning the third week of September ,Venus in Leo squares Uranus in Taurus. You may be filled with excitement for a new creative idea you can implement for your profession or your work. However your inclination to have fun may override your desire to get much done at this time. You might want to keep it in mind that it’s an excellent time for experimentation and novelty, but not a great time for discipline.
The New Moon in Virgo on the 17th takes place in your financial sector, and calls you back to order. This is an important reset, and indicates the beginning of a new cycle of growth related to money and your most fundamental values. Get your ducks in a row, and connect with the people and community that support your work.
The Sun enters Libra on September 22nd signalling the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. The Sun in Libra over the next month for you emphasizes communications. It’s time to upgrade your website, answer those emails, and use your charm in all your dealings. Venus currently in Leo boosts your charms and the Sun in Libra offers grace and diplomacy.
During the week of September 21st, Mercury in Libra squaring Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn while opposing Mars in Aries signals that all organizational matters will require effort and discipline. It is important that you don’t let roadblocks discourage you, and that you stay on course. Things may not be moving as fast as you want but deliberate progress is still possible.
Mercury enters Scorpio on the 27th shifting some of your attention to home and family concerns. If you feel moody now, you might need some social relief, and fortunately Venus in Leo in a positive aspect with the North Node in Gemini is your invitation to go out with friends. Take advantage of Venus transiting in your sign to go out and have fun.
The late evening of the 28th, Saturn stations direct in Capricorn, in your house of health and day-to-day happenings. This represents an excellent time to take care of your body, and get settled into the comfort of daily routine. Practice mindfulness, and unplug from the grind for a day or two.
With the massive changes that are happening now, I highly recommend that folks get a transit report tailored specifically to their chart for the most accurate description of what's in store for you in the months ahead.
Find out with this report that gives detailed descriptions of your transits for a three, six or twelve month period. This report was written by astrologer Henry Seltzer.
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