Posted on August 31, 2022 by Henry Seltzer of ASTROGRAPH.COM
This is another amazing month for you, Leo, when your values come more fully into your awareness. Your communications are also featured, and must come from the heart. In the timing of the Mercury Retrograde of September 9th, you might wind up questioning your information and your communicative outreach in general. Partnership commitment, or its lack, is another huge factor for you and is countered by an incredible yen for innovation and novelty. Vocation is emphasized throughout, and you will also be presented with plentiful career choices. Should you safely hold back or swing wildly for the fences thereby reaping the rewards of untrodden pathways? You will face difficult decisions in each case, requiring discernment. This also applies to your personal development, where you will be attempting to apply your deepest principles to actions both public and private. Your worldview itself may be experiencing a renewal, especially during the last week of the month, following the Libra New Moon. If you keep to the guide that you prioritize your own evolutionary development above all else, everything will come out all right in the end.
The following was written by our resident monthly columnist Elodie St-Onge Aubut of Ninth House Astrology
The New Moon in Virgo from August 27th began a fresh lunation cycle, lasting thirty days, in the part of your chart that relates to your resources and your values which will be a big theme in the weeks ahead. How well you can provide for yourself could be closely related to how well you can advertise your skills so that it could be a good time to update your resume. Mars is highlighted now, in Gemini, carrying an important focus for your dreams and your aspirations. Your communication is concentrated and slow, somewhat limited, and yet also inspired by intuitional information. Career choices abound; and this is partly in connection with your communicative outreach. Flexibility could be a major asset when delineating your action-plan for September – especially for things related to your finances, your career and your goals. Relationships or a particular agreement might also come into play and you may be able to find compromises in that area of your life especially if trust is well established between both parties.
Venus enters Virgo on the 4th joining the Sun there and continues to emphasize the requirement of organization. This is needed for you to move ahead at this time. You might need to spend time thinking about what truly matters to you and let go of the things you do only because you feel obligated.
Mercury stationing retrograde in Libra on the 9th should help you with that process in the coming weeks! This is a reflective period of time, and it may be important to keep the big picture in mind as you sort out your priorities.
The Full Moon in Pisces culminates on September 10th, emphasizing your intimate or business partnerships and what you lack or receive from them. You may be able to see more clearly what is helping you evolve at this time versus where you may be clinging to old beliefs out of fear of not having enough. You might not be able to fully let go of insecurities but acknowledging what has a hold on you could help you take some deliberate risks to outgrow detrimental patterns and explore new possibilities.
On the 15th through the 17th, as the Sun in Virgo comes into an opposition with Neptune in Pisces while Venus in Virgo squares Mars in Gemini on these same days. Your financial goals and your dreams might clash against your security needs but something could be urging you out of your comfort zone. Wherever you place your focus will tend to expand dramatically this month, so you might want to ensure that your attention goes towards the things that are most beneficial for you at this time.
Venus in Virgo trines Uranus in Taurus on the 19th and the 20th and could bring exciting developments or new ideas. This influence may initially be felt on the third weekend of September.
The Sun enters Libra on the 22nd which signals the Fall Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. Messenger planet Mercury is still moving retrograde through the sign of Libra and meets up with the Sun late on the 22nd and early 23rd for its inferior conjunction. This is an important moment in the Mercury Retrograde period that usually brings some clarity. Then from the 23rd through the 24th, as Venus opposes Neptune, this time could highlight a puzzling situation or a crossroad especially as it pertains to your resources or the support you get from someone else.
The New Moon in Libra on the 25th brings the beginning of a new cycle for things related to education, including teaching, communication and ideas. Jupiter in Aries forms an opposition to the New Moon which signals the beginning of an important learning journey whether this is literal or metaphorical. You may be craving new experiences and it could be a good time to get out of your comfort zone a little and explore different possibilities. You might be presented with the opportunity to build on what you already know and expand your skills.
Your resources, your values and your sense of self-worth are important themes at this end-of-month timing and it could be a leap of faith that brings your talent into focus. Mars in Gemini trines Saturn in Aquarius from September 25th through the 30th and this could also highlight the support coming from a community or a partner. There may be people around you who are willing to help you so don’t shy away from networking or putting your skills out there! You could be surprised by the positive feedback that you get.