autumn-applesSEPTEMBER 2016 Astrology Forecast all times ET: 

The VIRGO New Moon occurs on September 1 at 5:03 AM ET. The degree of the New Moon is 9° Virgo 21”. This is a Solar Eclipse which follows the wild card August Lunar Eclipse. There is another Lunar Eclipse; a Pisces Full Moon this month on September 16. It’s degree is 24° Pisces 20” and it occurs at 5:26 AM ET. Because of the energetic thrust symbolized by three eclipses, get ready for action, because September rockets out of the gate.
Read more on the daily post for the details of these Moons. Do you want access to the month ahead, before the day posts? Get the word in advance, via the Perfect Planner.

MERCURY RETROGRADE – Mercury is retrograde in Virgo through September 22. In the sign of Virgo, Mercury Retrograde is even more symbolic of mishaps with details, editing and appointments. This may be especially significant in anything that requires craftsmanship; read directions with care when assembling something. Even a master carpenter can put trim on backwards when distracted. Over the next few weeks, be especially alert to anything miscommunicated in the medical/health realm or with co-workers. Mercury Retrograde encourages use of intuition and to be very present with a task. Thinking about the past or future is sure to tie a tongue or cause a typo.

Jupiter moves from Virgo into Libra on September 9 through October 2017. Jupiter is the planet of good fortune and expansion. Now in direct motion, when it is teamed with a GOOD DAY, it is an auspicious time to start new ventures and investments. To read about how this cycle affects your sign…

Saturn in Sagittarius: Saturn symbolizes discipline, responsibility, limits and fears in legal matters, higher education, travel and publishing. Saturn is now in retrograde motion. If you want to know more or how Saturn in Sagittarius may affect you…

With Uranus Retrograde, you can tap your inner fire through meditation and creative exploration, which can bring a wealth of ideas. Uranus symbolizes the unexpected, inspiration, revolution and need for freedom. Uranus retrograde tends to indicate more shocks than when the planet is in direct motion, because we are not aware of what’s percolating under the surface until it erupts. When retrograde, a planet actually seems to retrace its steps and for Uranus, this means the past several months.

Presently in fiery Aries, Uranus continues to force upsets and strides for individual expression. It will be retrograde until December 29, so you may experience a sudden move, revelation or upset during this time, especially if you’ve planets in Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn. Keep in mind that Uranus is known as the Awakener. Whatever happens, face it with eyes and heart wide open for the best results. Uranus has been Retrograde since July 29 and continues so through December 29, 2016.

Neptune is in Pisces, where it will stay through 2026, as we dive into the spiritual evolution; yet some of us are swept with a sense of helplessness, victimization or total escapism. Our news becomes more fear-driven, especially about concerns for water, oil, healthcare or religious separation; these themes will be with us for quite some time. Yet confusion and fear do not have to be the constant.

If you feel a bit emotionally short-changed, connect with nature, pure water and whatever your perception is of the numinous. Express your needs in a cogent fashion and you will get results. You needn’t feel awash with Neptune transits or its energy. With Neptune in Pisces, you have an opportunity to embrace your creativity and spirituality.

For some of us, Neptune in Pisces is what we’ve been waiting for as spiritual connections open up; for others it demands a sturdy vessel to hold an unstoppable force. Alcohol and drugs may hit you harder than in the past, especially if you’ve a lot of water signs in your horoscope: Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces. If you don’t already meditate or have a religious or spiritual practice, you may feel the pull like a riptide urging you to explore this.

Although no longer in line with Neptune, Chiron is in the last decant of Pisces. For what it may mean with your sign

Capricorn Pluto is Retrograde until September 26 when it goes Direct. More about this on the day it posts. When direct, secrets tend to be revealed: USA candidates take note!

Moon Void-of-Course: Each sign is 30°; there are 12 signs in the 360° zodiacal wheel. Void-of-course (VOC) moon periods occur when the moon passes the degree of a sign when it no longer makes a geometric picture with any other planet — until it enters the next sign. Since the moon symbolizes emotional attachment, the void-of-course creates a nebulous period for decisions. People make most decisions through emotions. When the moon is VOC, people do not care as much about the outcome. This can work in your favor or not, depending on the results you want. For Moon VOC (void of course) Defined

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