Big changes in store this week! First Venus will leave bright, shiny Leo for the delicate tones of Virgo, then Jupiter stations retrograde on Thursday, Friday sees both Mercury and Saturn leaving Libra for Scorpio in tandem and finally on Sunday Mars shifts gears dramatically leaving the comfort of Scorpio for the wide open fields of Sagittarius. Those of us with planets and Angles at 29° to 0° degrees are bound to end the week feeling a bit overwhelmed.
Something else we dare not overlook is the first planet encountered by Venus, Mercury, Mars and Saturn is Neptune in Pisces. For the most part these meetings will be friendly and pleasant if a trifle spacey.
Venus in Virgo will oppose Neptune and this will soften her demeanor making her more open to romantic overtures than usual.
The one I nominate for a gold star is Mercury conjunct Saturn in Scorpio trine Neptune! Talk about a perfect combination of intuition, artistic inspiration and a solid work ethic! This bodes well for artists of kinds, writers, dancers and the rest of us who simply aspire to be creative. Very productive influence!!
Now Mars in Sagittarius butting heads with Neptune is something else. This one creates the potential to be seriously off base with estimates of all types as to the time and energy it takes to accomplish a task. Wait a few days before signing off on contracts locking you into a specific time frame . . . please!
Whenever Neptune tiptoes onto the scene with Venus, romance will bloom. If you have personal planets or an Ascendant at 0° Gemini or Sagittarius, you may get hit by this one . . . and it probably won’t work out in the long run unless you also benefit from that Mercury-Saturn conjunction in Scorpio. This is great for fantasying and watching romantic movies rather than jumping into a new relationship.
Kindly, nurturing Ceres in Cancer, already trine Neptune in Pisces, will form a Grand Trine with Saturn in Scorpio on the weekend. All you water sign folk who need some TLC may have opportunities to receive it. Cancers in particular could use some to recover from the stress of past few weeks.
As for Jupiter stationing on Thursday at 16° Gemini, obviously those who have personal planets or Angles at 16° will feel this the most. Stationing planets can stop at the same degree for some time and Jupiter will stay at 16° from 19 September to 19 October.
One other thing to remember is just before Venus and Mercury change signs they will aspect Saturn in Libra. Venus in Leo makes a lively sextile and Mercury will conjoin Saturn in Libra hours before both enter Scorpio. I see these aspects as giving Saturn in Libra a pleasant sendoff. Venus soothes Saturn and Mercury gives him a voice. We can use this to our advantage as we enter into relationship dialogues this week.
All in all we will still be dealing with a far gentler atmosphere than the last few weeks. Saturn is leaving Libra on a good note before entering Scorpio, and the Uranus-Pluto square is gradually easing apart. More planets in mutable and fixed signs rather than cardinal balance the energy out too. Not bad at all . . .
After feeling like you needed to push hard to get things done recently, Aries, this week will see the beginning of less resistance. It will be gradual but by next week your focus will shift to more practical matters including reviewing debts, etc.
Your preoccupation with sprucing up your home environment may last through the first part of this week, Taurus, and after that creative projects or perhaps taking time for fun may capture your attention. Brace for serious discussions with your significant other or business partner in the near future.
Even though you might be distracted midweek by conflicting demands from family and work, Gemini, you still ought to be able to come up with viable solutions through your ability to stay mentally focused. This weekend take an in depth look at your health habits and work routines.
Cancer, you will be happy to know the stress and angst of the past few months will begin to lighten this week. You might actually find a loyal friend is there for you even though your love life may be on the prosaic side for some time to come.
Enjoy your last few days in the limelight, Leo, before a whole new set of demands on your time and energy emerge. In your case these demands may come from family and ignoring them will not be an option. Be careful who you party with on the weekend.
Starting this week a new sweetness may soften your demeanor, Virgo, making you very attractive to your partner. A welcome development for you will be the feeling of mental acuity with increased ability to prioritize late in the week . . . great for decision making.
All the heavy lifting you’ve been doing over the past couple of years or so soon ends, Libra. This week will be great for tying up loose ends and seeking closure. Thankfully your ability to be fair and tactful will be in fine form.
Getting together with friends midweek may turn out to be very pleasant, Scorpio. Enjoy the break because come the end of the week, it is your turn to take on extra responsibilities . . . not a problem for your competent self.
If you have trusted your luck to squeak through some tight spots recently, Sagittarius, you may want to rethink that . . . especially when it comes to love and money. Ignore the temptation to behave recklessly on the weekend too. Yeah, no fun at all.
Have you achieved what you wanted in your professional life over the past couple of years, Capricorn? If you feel you have, then now is a good time to consider what’s next on your agenda. Networking with your peers will produce good sources of information.
You are about to move into a new phase, Aquarius, where you apply what you’ve learned over the past year or so. Combining the practical with a spiritual approach, oddly enough, may turn out to be very successful as well as financially rewarding.
Perspective is everything for you now, Pisces, and it is very important for you to surround yourself with high quality people. If you have an opportunity to meet a new spiritual teacher, please do so . . . it could change your life.
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