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Pisces Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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You may be feeling some slight pressure with this Full Moon since it symbolizes a moment that’s ideal for bringing projects or developing situations to a culmination. This is also a high point for you this year for asserting yourself and taking the lead in various aspects of your life. This momentary confidence can help you step out more and let the world know what you’re doing and who you are. With the solar eclipse now behind you, you’re on a new path with your work/job and health/wellness routines. You may notice some significant changes developing with your techniques, daily tasks, and work situation. The past few weeks may have been busier for you than normal, or a significantly active period for improving yourself and your life on many levels.

As you step into this Full Moon it invites you to seek some closure and completion of some of that hard work you’ve been investing in. You can apply finishing touches and pull your projects closer to their idealized form. Be on the lookout also for a guiding vision or an inspirational push that can help keep you going and moving forward. But the traps of this Full Moon lie in the temptation to represent yourself inauthentically, promising more than you can deliver, or getting too distracted that you let this powerful moment pass and dissipate like an ephemeral, cumulus cloud. If you’re feeling any uncertainty or hesitation, hold off on jumping too quick or beginning anything that sounds too good to be true. Realistically assess the situation, give yourself some time, and you’ll be more sure of yourself by the New Moon. The next two weeks can help you get your overall package together and pull critical elements to a finished and polished look and style.

Over the next two weeks you’ll notice a gradual shift of focus from mundane daily tasks to your interactions with other people. Those new projects, work, and health changes will continue on in the background, but now you’re starting to focus more on your relationships and creating rapport with those whom you rely on for support. Mars has recently moved into Virgo, followed by Mercury on Sep. 9. Now that Mercury is direct and returning to this region of your chart, you should have a different perspective of key people in your life. Throughout the retrograde period, you’ve likely had a change of heart and now see certain relationships from a new vantage point.

That may have related to a period of making adjustments in the time and energy you give to people and focusing more on your own personal development and life improvements. Now it’s time to get back into the action, make some decisions, and have some conversations that you’ve been putting off. The missing information and insights you’ve needed are available to you, and now that you’re better informed, you can implement these inner changes in your external life with better success. All of this is building up to the days surrounding Sep. 16, which can help you test out your boundaries in real life, but can also stir up some verbal conflict with significant partners.

Also be on the lookout for other people trying to pick a fight or push an issue to a point of flaring and inflaming arguments. Consider what’s really worth fighting for and either proceed with caution, or deflect the argument to avoid an unproductive debate. But this certainly isn’t a time to avoid resolving tensions in your relationships. This conjunction can help ignite a new beginning for a more active and assertive role in your partnerships, giving you the strength to assert your needs directly. All in all, you’ll be feeling a strong pull to put yourself out there as well, which can help you make connections and begin new alliances. The New Moon in just two weeks will signify the start of a new chapter in all of your current and emerging partnerships.

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Aquarius Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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You might notice some financial situations coming to a head alongside this Full Moon. This is your seasonal cycle to collect the fruits of your present efforts and effectively bring closure to any pending transactions. This is also a high point in the year that gives you greater confidence as well as revealing your strongest resources thereby amplifying your sense of personal value and inner strength. The solar eclipse has now passed, which is likely to symbolize some significant changes and transitions with key relationships in your life. This Full Moon draws your attention to your resource base or your overall self-worth. It has the capacity to greatly inspire you and give you new, creative ways of improving how you feel about yourself or otherwise enhancing the flow of money and valuables.

Do be cautious, however, of investing in things that you’re uncertain about or that appear too enticing to pass up in a moment of impulse. The risk of deception or overtly idealizing the situation is strong now. Also, while you may notice a higher than usual financial tide emerging, do be realistic of your current situation here and be wary of overestimating what you can actually afford. You’re in a cycle that can help you more clearly and realistically define your goals, dreams, and objectives, and if you ignore your intuition or common sense, you run the risk of letting precious and valuable resources vanish as quickly as they arrived. Get creative, and look for insight or inspirational messages that can help guide you to greater self-sufficiency without losing sight of your need for help and collaboration.

Mercury is now shifting into back into Virgo after a three week retrograde process. This has likely given you a new perspective on joint-financial entanglements as well as deeper psychological awareness. You may also have a renewed perception of your own mortality and a greater sense of how quickly life goes by, and how quickly it can end. That might sound a little morbid, but with Mercury, Mars, and the Sun currently transiting Virgo, this is your season to explore these deeper topics and deal with issues that you’ve been afraid of looking into. For the next several weeks, you’ll have the capacity to openly discuss sensitive subjects with intimate partners which has the capacity to deepen your trust in another person. This is also high season for exploring any interest in occult subject matter.

Venus makes a trine to your ruler Saturn on Sep. 12 followed by the Sun squaring Saturn on Sep. 13. With Venus in Leo, this is a good time to patch up past relational conflicts/tensions, meet new people, and strengthen pre-existing bonds. Around these two dates, look for a partner, friend, or professional colleague who can help you with your strategies, goals, and objectives. This is also a good time for making new connections or alliances with those who are reaching for the same things as you. This supportive aspect can also strengthen your style and presentation, making you more attractive or otherwise enticing to anyone you’re trying to impress. The Sun’s square to Saturn may correlate with a few days where insight or honest assessments from an intimate partner could help you more clearly define your current dream.

That may come about through the emergence of tensions, or the awareness of disparities between your personal values and those of someone you trust. If you trust them well enough, then consider that they might have useful advice and insight. But be mindful of the power you give to anyone else. Take in their perspective, but if it ends with you completely giving up or feeling hopeless about your future, than that person is likely trying to sabotage your efforts. Mercury conjunct Mars on Sep. 19, can ignite some relational conflicts, but if you’re mindful of this, you can deflect personal attacks or arguments by withholding impulsive reactions and analyzing the source of these reactions. That’s really what these next two weeks are all about: learning more about yourself as reflected in another, and openly discussing/resolving tensions in joint financial as well as sexual relationships.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Capricorn Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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Getting the facts together now could be a challenge as it seems that a lot of information is coming at you at the moment, most of which you can’t be fully confident in its validity. Insight, inspiration, and creative ideas may be forthcoming too, but it may be wise to hold back from taking off with them for the time being. This Full Moon may correlate with an increase in activity, travel, or verbal exchange. What you should focus on now is making sure everyone is on the same page, which may require some reiteration of the information you’re actually certain of, and discarding anything that doesn’t feel right to you. Discerning facts from fantasies may be hard, but that’s likely to be the best use of your time right now. Use the next two weeks to gradually let go of dubious perceptions and beliefs.

This is also a high point in your year where you can clear up misconceptions, put an end to lengthy email chains, or finish up any business you have with current contacts. Be mindful of creating more confusion or spreading information that you aren’t entirely certain of. You also run the risk of getting distracted in ungrounded pursuits, ideas, and activities that just end up wasting your time and energy. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, step back from the activity and take some time to meditate (however you do that). If you can clear your head and distance yourself from too much info overload, you’ll make better judgements and increase receptivity to your intuitive side.

Mercury re-enters Virgo on Sep. 9, joining both the Sun and Mars. It’s possible that you’re now feeling the need to step outside of your usual bubble, change up some routines, and explore a little more. You’re attracting to yourself opportunities that could further challenge your beliefs and perceptions, expanding your view of the world. With Mars here too, you’re probably feeling a little bolder, braver, and willing to try something new. This “adventurous” phase will last until the latter end of Oct, so this is your season for stepping out of your perceptual box. But also be mindful of a tendency to defend your own biases and ideologies to the point that you’re unable to take in any other perspective (or seriously offend another person). This boldness that’s arising within you can take you to some exciting places, but it can also inflame dogmatism. If you’re prone to that, then be extra cautious of your impulses and reactions.

Venus makes a trine to your ruler Saturn on Sep. 12 followed by a square from the Sun on Sep. 13. The days surrounding these dates can open you up to deeper levels of feeling and awareness. Venus’ trine to Saturn can be helpful in deepening your trust and understanding of numinous realities. It can also bring about intimate connections that help you feel connected to something larger than yourself. This is an ideal moment to let down your guard and give yourself permission to be more vulnerable and honest. The Sun’s square the following day can confront you with shocking insights and perspectives which can significantly alter your state of consciousness. Avoid the temptation to resist what you don’t understand, and instead seek to build bridges instead of walls.

Mercury conjoins Mars on Sep. 16 which can amplify restlessness and risk taking. As mentioned above, you’ll need to be extra mindful of getting caught up in ideological conflicts fueled by differences of opinion. This isn’t an ideal time to force an issue or otherwise attempt to shove your perspective in someone’s face. Such tendencies often reflect an insecurity in your views, and what you’re really after is confirmation/validation of your beliefs. You may also find yourself on the receiving end of someone else’s crusade and it would be wise to deflect as much as you can. Instead, use this energy to listen and take in new viewpoints and perspectives. This is a significant new beginning for further discovery and more expansive experience.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Sagittarius Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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Understanding the fine line between self-awareness and self-deception is critical for you with this Full Moon, as it opens portals within your psyche revealing insight and realizations that have previously laid hidden. You may feel pulled in two divergent directions, both of which need equal attention but one may overpower the other for a few days. You’ll need to be particularly mindful of obsessions and chronic self-absorption that can isolate or otherwise prevent you from connecting with the outer world. You may have a dream or ideal pop up in relation to your living situation/home life and seek to make it happen. That might not be the best idea. Daydreaming is great, but making the dream a reality may not pan out as you expect.

Exaggeration of certain domestic life/family relations is a possibility too. There’s a tendency to hastily jump to conclusions without really investigating further. If you take this advice into consideration, than you’ll use this Full Moon to access an awareness of yourself and intimate partners that serves to deepen your trust and understanding of the universe. The Full Moon is illuminating your cosmic family, helping you deepen your connections and more authentically connect with yourself and others. While there’s actually a lot going on for you in the outer world, use the few days before and after this Full Moon to recharge, meditate, and soak in this desire for introversion and bonding. The next two weeks can help you rid yourself of all self-deception and clear up any confusion/mixed-messages on the homefront.

With Mercury re-entering Virgo on Sep. 9, you’re life is slowly getting back to normal after that retrograde/eclipse saga, and you’re in a much better position now to take some bold steps in the pursuit of your larger mission. Career/professional matters are going to be hugely important for the next several weeks until the latter end of Oct. Big promotional/PR moves might not be possible or ideal until on or after the New Moon in just two weeks (Sep. 19), but you can start thinking, brainstorming, planning, or otherwise get it together now. With Mars already in your “career” region, you’re likely feeling a surge of ambition and aggressiveness which is great for climbing to the top. The last few weeks of Mercury retrograde likely changed your perspective of your higher mission/career strategies, and now you’re ready for putting all of this new awareness into action or at least seriously thinking about it.

Venus sextile Jupiter (your ruling planet) on Sep. 15 can enliven your friendships/connections and gift you with new perspectives, dreams, goals, and excitement. The days surrounding this are excellent for making a good impression too, giving you some extra charisma and chutzpah. With Jupiter transiting your “friendship/future planning” region, you’ve likely experienced an expansion of your social circle alongside a widening scope of future potentials. Venus can help further incite this, either through social meetups or a creative/artistic vision that serves to help you imagine new possibilities on the horizon.

Mercury conjunct Mars on Sep. 16 is a great starting point for initiating some significant career/mission/professional moves and will carry some significant momentum through the New Moon just a few days later. Surprisingly, it may also correlate with some poignant new connections needed to further your career goals. Put yourself out there (sending out resumes or asserting your need for promotions), but also be mindful of conflicts or increased competitiveness with those striving for the same goals as you. Back away or deflect disputes as best you can as engagement could put a damper on your reputation. But this conjunction gives you some significant weight that you can use to become more publicly vocal thereby extending your impact on the larger community.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Scorpio Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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Creative inspiration and romantic idealization get a significant boost with this Full Moon, but you need to be mindful of a few things here. You’re likely to be feeling some romantic/sexual longing and creative surges with this lunar culmination, but it’s not the best time for diving into a new love relationship or trying to implement a creative project. What’s more possible is that such things have already been set into motion, and this your chance to bring those situations to a close/completion or otherwise gain more clarity about them. Delusions brought about by infatuation affect just about everyone, even if they think they’re totally immune. Be really careful about how much stock you place in that department for the next few days here. You might also notice an increased desire to let loose and play the field, which is fine, but don’t expect anything of substance to come from it.

Your imagination might be running on autopilot, which is great if you’re in need of a quick escape, excitement, or a fleeting fling. Indulge in some playtime. Hanging out with children might also be really appealing too, helping to awaken your inner child and give you a momentary break from the practical and mundane limitations. Approach all situations right now in the spirit of play and let things unfold spontaneously. You’re likely to find a lot of other people around you who are on the same page, so there’s no shame in having a little fun or making space for recreation. There is a tendency to get lost in your own world here too, which is fine for a few days, but just be mindful that you don’t get too carried away, or wake up with a week long hangover.

Mercury moves back into Virgo on Sep. 9 after its three week retrograde cycle. That may have correlated with an alteration of certain dreams, goals, and perhaps a new look at certain friendships and social circles. It may have been difficult for a while to realistically plan ahead because it probably seemed like too much was up in the air. Now with both Mars and Mercury moving through Virgo, much of those suspended possibilities have hit the ground, allowing you to implement a more certain strategy for yourself and your future. But still, take your time with this. Don’t feel pressured to have a flawless game plan just yet. In just two weeks, the New Moon in Virgo is an excellent starting point and it’ll be more possible to get everyone else on board at that time. Expect to be in this forward thinking mode until the latter end of Oct. at which point you’ll need to take a break and seek out some solitude. Until then, consider this a highly active time for socializing, networking, and thinking about future potentials.

Mercury conjoins Mars (once again) on Sep. 16 just days before the New Moon. You’ll need to be on the lookout for conflicts and disputes with friends, groups, or organizations. An increased assertiveness to voice your vision could trigger upset in others who don’t see what you see. But this conjunction also gives you some much needed passion and enthusiasm to begin taking steps toward the actualization of your vision, which is perfect timing for the New Moon just three days later. While you’ll greatly benefit from the input, feedback, and advice from those you may have to collaborate with, don’t get caught up in petty disputes or erroneous issues. Say what you need to say, and then back off and let others sort themselves out.

This is also a high point for seeking validation and support for your particular cause. As I mentioned above, you’ll be putting a lot more energy and attention on what other people think right now. While that’s not always a good thing in excess, it’s your personal season for joining group efforts or seeking support and assistance. With Mercury conjoining your ruler Mars towards the end of the Moon’s waning phase, this gives you considerable verbal power and mental stamina which can help you in mingling, schmoozing, and expressing your passions to a larger sphere than those you would usually associate with. Feel free to voice your opinion, just don’t expect that everyone is going to agree with it and deflect arguments to the best of your ability.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Libra Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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Anticipate a busier than usual few days surrounding this Full Moon. There’s likely to be a sense that things are coming to a head or a state of completion in a your work, job, and health practices. This is a high point in your year where you’ll be pressured a little more than usual to get yourself together on several levels which may correlate with an increase in duties/responsibilities/expectations. With Neptune conjunct the Full Moon, you may be subject to exaggerating health issues. If you’re prone to hypochondria, be weary of jumping to irrational conclusions here. Be cautious of where your mind takes you the next few days. Whatever work you’ve already accomplished with your job or health situation, you’re likely to see some results now, though that may not be so obvious at first glance.

This isn’t, however, the time to begin a new work project/job or start off on a new diet or wellness plan. The problem is that you’re not likely to have a clear picture of what you need to accomplish just yet. This is a moment for attaining an ideal of where you see yourself next, and getting your intentions aligned with it. You can more readily gain inspiration, but diving in now while the water is still murky may not be the best option. Consider the reality of what you want to accomplish. Meditate on your goals and expectations with this Full Moon. Give yourself roughly two weeks until the New Moon in Virgo to make a decision. From this Full Moon to the New Moon is perfect for releasing health or work practices that aren’t productive or that may be harmful to you.

Mercury re-enters Virgo on Sep. 9, joining both Mars and the Sun here. Mercury went retrograde in Virgo for the past three weeks, which likely changed your perception of reality on many levels. It may have reawakened your connection to “magical” or “spiritual” realities, or it may have revealed information and insight that you weren’t consciously aware of. With so much emphasis in Virgo here, this is your personal season for releasing excess baggage from your life. This region of your horoscope is not easy or always pleasant to deal with, but not dealing with any issues that are arising now will likely get worse later on. Until the end of Oct., this is your season for the release of habits and perceptions that are blocking your connection to authentic spiritual experiences, creating more space for new beginnings that will emerge toward the latter end of Oct. and early Nov.

Your ruler Venus makes a trine to Saturn around Sep. 12. Look out for allies/connections/friends that can help you with goal setting or future planning. This harmonious aspect from Venus is also an ideal time for cultivating self-discipline/restraint or otherwise getting some priorities realigned for yourself. This may also be a more “sociable” time for you, but connections made now are likely to be with people from a different social hierarchy than yourself, or who may serve a purely practical purpose in your life. The part of the month is also ideal for study, research, or writing. Focus and concentration are likely to be greatly enhanced now, so look for activities where you could make good use of this.

Sep. 15-17 is also quite active, with Venus making a sextile to Jupiter, Mercury conjunct Mars, and Venus trine Uranus. You’ll need to be exceptionally mindful of your actions at the time, especially around Sep. 16, though these “positive” aspects between outer planets and your ruler Venus will probably lessen any potential conflicts/disputes that could arise from Mercury and Mars. This part of the month again may confront you with information that you might find uncomfortable or difficult to deal with. Venus sextile Jupiter can help you implement new changes needed, and a trine to Uranus can free you from stagnant patterns and behaviors. Consider also that there’s a lot of things these two weeks that you need to become aware of, so second guess yourself and your reality a little more from now on.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Virgo Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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You’ll need to be extra careful communicating with partners for a few days surrounding this Full Moon. Misunderstandings and misperceptions are highly likely. This may impact not only your love relationships but also some platonic and even professional partnerships too. This isn’t a good time for entering into serious negotiations either. It might be wise to hold off on receiving legal advice or beginning a new relationship right about now. You or the other person may not be clear enough to really understand what each other needs from a partnership, and disappointment or vagueness of purpose can result. However, if you’ve been working on a relationship up until this point, consider this an ideal moment for soul-bonding and a connection to that person you haven’t quite experienced before.

This Full Moon in Pisces favors moments of eternity, intimate eye contact, or connecting with “soul mates” who serve to nourish you both spiritually and emotionally. Hard work done within any partnership can show results thereby elevating your connection to a whole new level. This can be a particularly emotional Full Moon which opens new doors of perception and feeling with someone you deeply trust. But trust is something you must also seriously assess now. It’s possible that you may come to realize something about a partner that’s somehow evaded your attention up until this point. Can you really trust everyone you hold dear to your heart? Are you seeing those you love clearly and realistically? Question all of your assumptions and delusions right now, and release any ideals over the next two weeks that don’t match up with reality.

Around Sep. 12, your ruling planet Mercury re-enters your rising sign, precipitating a new beginning for you in several ways. With Mars and the Sun now moving through Virgo too, this is your season to take the lead, initiate new directions/projects, and assert your willpower more than you usually can. With Mercury retrograde in Virgo through much of August and early Sep., you’ve been given a new perception and awareness of your true power and ability to lead/direct your own life. This may have gifted you a much better understanding of your present choices and the decisions on the table. Much of this is reminding you of the freedom you presently have to make some significant changes. With Mars moving through Virgo until late Oct. you’ll need to step up and assert yourself on your own terms. Don’t expect anyone else to do the work for you. If you want something to change now, then realize you have to take those first steps or make the first moves.

With Mars now moving through Virgo, you’ll also need to be aware of the power and influence you have right now. You may be more accident prone than usual, so be extra mindful of your actions right now. This “warrior” energy infiltrating your rising sign gives you an extra boost of strength and force that could turn harmful if you’re not careful. Also consider how you’re coming off to others at this time. If you’re harboring unresolved anger or frustration, it could come out when you least expect it and end up negatively impacting someone else. This new power you have at your disposal might still be a little awkward and uncertain for you, but the New Moon in just two weeks will relate to a new chapter and fresh energy coming in that you can use to enhance your personal style and presentation.

You’ll need to be particularly cautious around Sep. 16 when Mercury conjoins Mars in Virgo. Again, any unresolved frustration/anger could really flare up here. You might notice an enhanced communicative power that can make a significant impact, but can also trigger arguments too. The days surrounding this conjunction serve to awaken you to your deeper power and capacity to take charge of certain situations in your life. This isn’t a time to step back and let anyone else control or lead you. This your season to put yourself forward, but remember that you’ll have to do this mindfully, so that you don’t come off too strong or abrasive. There is a delicate dance between too much and not enough force. Gather your courage and strength now more than ever, and step up to something you’ve been afraid to do or face. From Sep. 16 to the New Moon Sep. 19 is your moment here. 

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Leo Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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This Full Moon enlivens your interest in anything obscure, taboo, or socially forbidden. Naturally, you could get into some trouble here if you aren’t careful. Be cautious about how vulnerable you make yourself over the next few days, and who exactly you choose to open yourself up to. Stick to people you trust and know well, and use this energy to peer down the rabbit hole from a safe distance. You don’t want to involve yourself in things too far out of your comfort zone. You can easily underestimate what you can handle. New experiences that have the potential to take you beyond yourself may be intriguing, but following through now may not be the best option. Fleeting visions, ideas, and inspiration are best entertained and acted on later. But if you’ve been preparing for a vision quest, or working on some deep, shamanic healing, this Full Moon can correlate with truly powerful breakthroughs in consciousness and perception.

Your probing and digging can really pay off, opening new vistas of reality that you’ve likely thought about, but couldn’t fully comprehend until now. Also, if you can manage without it for a few weeks, it might be best to hold off on taking out a loan or borrowing some valuable object from a friend for the moment. You might overestimate what you can handle or idealize the situation/object beyond its realistic limitations. This Full Moon can bring about deeper intimacy/sexual connection with established relational bonds, profound personal/psychological insights, heightened psychic awareness/sensitivity, and altered states of consciousness. If you can be mindful of what and who you surround yourself with at the height of this Full Moon, you should be able to gain access to positive insights and experiences. If anything, you may just find yourself more interested in life’s mysteries and secrets for a few days.

With the Sun trine Pluto just after this Full Moon, you’ll find it easier to see deeper into yourself and current situations. Depth and authenticity are going to be more important to you than any superficial exchanges. Mercury re-enters Virgo on Sep. 9 after its three week retrograde through most of this sign. This Mercury retrograde cycle may have changed some cash flow or related to an awareness/realization of new income sources and valuables. If not financially related, you may have undergone a brief process of personal revaluation which hopefully left you with a boosted confidence and self-assurance. Expect that money and personal value will be more relevant for you until the end of Oct. With Mars here most of that time, you’re likely to find yourself in “survival mode” more than you usually would. That’s great if you’re in need of some extra stamina to go after what you want, but bad if you get too aggressive or impulsive. Be extra mindful of your spending habits at this time, and whether any disputes or arguments over resources are really worth fighting for.

The Sun squares Saturn on Sep. 13 which can feel like hitting a brick wall if you’ve been slacking off or putting off some responsibilities. The Full Moon one week before this aspect will make you a bit disinterested in practical reality, but the middle of Sep. is ideal for getting yourself back on track on refocusing on your priorities. You’ve probably been a little idealistic about your capabilities and self-image, but this aspect will help you make a more realistic assessment of things. This is also a good time for working on creative projects or displaying your work if you’re in need of critique and feedback. This can also be a challenging few days if you have kids or are involved with children, as they’re likely to hit some triggers. Overall, use this time of the month to focus your time and energy on things that require extra patience, discipline, and follow through. Toughen up your boundaries and adjust your approach.

Mercury conjoins Mars on Sep. 16 in Virgo. Again, this aspect can flare up disputes or arguments in relation to money/resources/objects. If you’ve come to identify yourself with some external symbol, you may want to bring some awareness to that reality now if you want to avoid petty disputes. Any conflicts or issues you’re dealing with now will likely pass in several days, so don’t get too caught up or stressed over it. Use this time to begin implementing a new money/resource strategy, put energy into moving/organizing some of your finances, and making space for new energy to flow in here. It’s important to clear your mind of present matters so that you can be ready for new changes and setting financial intentions with the New Moon on Sep. 19. On or after that point, much of what you may be presently struggling with will begin to show signs of resolution and more positive developments will come soon.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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Cancer Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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The doors of perception are popping off for you with this Full Moon in Pisces. There’s a strong “exotic” and “spiritual” quality to it, and you can certainly use this energy to gain access to new layers of reality and perception, especially if you’ve been working hard at trying to understand something or adjusting your personal philosophy/cosmology/guiding truth. What you glimpse with this Full Moon is not a mental or intellectual understanding, but purely experiential and quite likely beyond words. Keep that mind because if you’re trying to gain clarity right now or think you’ve just discovered the “ultimate truth”/secrets to the universe, think again. You can certainly reach a new level of awareness and understanding at this point if you’ve already put some effort into it, but be careful about newly discovered philosophies. You might be a little susceptible to the latest ideological craze and you’ll need to step back from the sermon and second guess the message a few times.

Consider whether or not you’ll still be a believer one week from now. That’s when reality is likely to kick in, so use some caution, common sense, and discernment with things that are currently coming at you from “on high”. The positive end of this Full Moon allows you to momentarily dissolve your usual routines and social parameters, to get a taste of what lies beyond your familiar boundaries. If anything, you’ll be feeling restless with the same day-to-day experiences for a few days and might be tempted to explore a little or expose yourself to something out of the ordinary. It’s times like these that you realize just how limited your perception can become when stuck to one place or attached to the same beliefs. This Full Moon will hopefully awaken you to the possibility that there’s a lot more out there. If that’s a new realization for you, don’t just jump on the next flight. Wait a week or two and reassess how you feel about it.

Mercury moves back into Virgo on Sep. 9 after its three week retrograde cycle through most of this sign. The past few weeks may have been a time where you had to rework your communicative style, deal with some mixed messages/travel delays, or go back/resolve past misconceptions. With Mars now in Virgo too, from now until late Oct. could be a little busier than usual. Expect an influx of activity and information coming at you from various sources. You’re being exposed to a lot of data and you’ll have to do your best to digest and make sense of it. Especially with Mars moving through Virgo too, this incites your curiosity and desire for increased interactions. Just be mindful of overwhelming other people with all of this new info and ideas. Also watch out for abrasiveness and argumentativeness. You have considerable verbal and mental power right now, but it might be wise to avoid disputes for now.

The last quarter Moon in Gemini on Sep. 12 makes an opposition to Saturn. Consider that any lofty ideals or “higher than thou” attitudes brought on by the Full Moon could run into a serious reality check. This can also be a rather uncomfortable day where you’ll be pressured to integrate challenging new insights/information and refocus/adjust some priorities. With Saturn moving through Sagittarius since 2012, your work/health/daily life has likely undergone some difficult changes and growing spurts. With the last quarter Moon hitting Saturn and waning into the New Moon, use this day to gain insight about your current process and release/let go of ideas, perceptions, and information that’s preventing you from growing and moving forward. There’s likely to be a tendency to escape or avoid dealing with what you don’t want to hear, but you’ll miss out on some valuable learning experiences.

Mercury conjoins Mars on Sep. 16 leading right into the New Moon in Virgo just three days later. Be mindful of verbal disputes/arguments or trying to force your view or opinion too harshly on others. Instead, open your mind to any perspectives that differ or challenge your own. While defending your position isn’t necessarily a bad thing, consider how far you need to take it to avoid creating upset or tension in your immediate environment. Engage your curiosity now more than ever. The New Moon on Sep. 19 will bring a fresh new start for you that will help you clear your mind and make space for new insights, teachings, and perceptions. Consider for a few days whether your opinions are really worth fighting for, or whether you’ve just come to identify with them too strongly. This will be a very mentally and intellectually stimulating time of the month which can you use to articulate yourself more effectively.

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Gemini Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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If you’ve been working hard to achieve some new status, promotion, or professional path, this Full Moon in Pisces can correlate with a culmination for you in many ways--a time in which you can gain more visibility and accolade for your hard work and dedication. This is a high point in your year where ambition and determination can really pay off for you, but with Neptune in your “career” region and conjunct this Full Moon, you must be cautious of some things here. Neptune favors, above anything else, selfless service by inducing an awareness within consciousness that ultimately there is no separation between self and other. Neptune works to trick the ego through glamorous aggrandizement of situations which often seem too good to be true. If you’re under the delusion that what you’re accomplishing now is to merely boost your own ego and receive only personal gain, you may eventually fall flat on your face.

Such humiliating experiences are Neptune’s way of revealing the foolishness of hubris. This is an ideal moment to look around and acknowledge all of those not so obvious factors that helped you get to where you are now. Don’t be so blinded by ambition or the illusion of absolute self-sufficiency that you fail to have gratitude for the seen and unseen allies that have given you support. If you can humble yourself here, you’ll realize that what’s happening now is a manifestation of a dream which serves to help the greater good. With Neptune moving through this region of your whole sign chart, you’re likely motivated by a more altruistic mission in life. If you’re still confused about where you’re headed, the problem may lie in your resistance to sacrifice, humility, and an insistence on having everything your way. Realize that your success isn’t just for you alone, but can greatly impact and benefit those less fortunate than yourself. With that understanding and awareness, you can accept whatever comes to you with greater ease, trust, and patience.

Your ruler Mercury has been retrograde throughout most of August. This three week cycle is now ending, though Mercury is still a little sluggish as it picks up its normal speed. Until about Sep. 9, when Mercury re-enters Virgo, things can still seem a glitchy and slow going, but whatever you’ve been waiting on will take off soon enough and the pace of your daily life will change quite significantly over the next several weeks. With both Mars and Mercury in Virgo (as well as the Sun), this is a supercharged “domestic” season for you which highlights your home life, family, and living situation more than usual. With Mars here until the latter end of Oct., consider that issues on the homefront are likely to take up much of your attention. Look out for disputes or arguments arising here and the need to set some boundaries or limit the time and energy you give to certain intimate and family relationships. The separating nature of Mars serves to draw lines and divisions in your home life for the next several weeks.

The last quarter Moon on Sep. 12 occurs in your rising sign in opposition to Saturn in Sagittarius. Activating three angles of your whole sign chart, this symbolizes a significant release and letting go to make space for a new chapter that begins around the New Moon on Sep. 19. This may affect your most intimate relationships/partnerships as well as issues in your domestic and personal life. The Sun’s square to Saturn on Sep. 13, serves to bring about a deeper awareness of reality and the choices you’ve made. With the Full Moon just one week prior, you’ve been more caught up in the vision and glamour of certain career/professional happenings. This last quarter Moon brings you back to the reality of the present moment and the realization of the actual consequences of your decisions.

Your ruler Mercury conjunct Mars on Sep. 16 again may flare up arguments, disputes, or conflict in your living situation or home life; it may relate to some significant changing circumstances here. If you need to defend your position or opinion, do so tactfully and in a way that gets the point across without inflaming unnecessary tension. This can also represent the start of a new cycle with your living situation that’s been pending for some time. Whatever shows up for you, realize that it might not be comfortable or easy to deal with, but that fresh energy and more positive developments will emerge here just after the New Moon on Sep. 19. Whatever you face in your intimate life or within yourself requires much courage and stamina to successfully navigate. Keep pushing through and willingly face whatever fears emerge for you now.

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Taurus Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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Your social scene comes to the forefront with this Full Moon in Pisces. This is a moment that can help you gather with those with a similar vision or shared goals to look forward to brighter days and back at good times passed. You may notice an influx of contacts arising that you already know or have connected with. Any networking, mingling, and schmoozing you’ve been doing is likely to pay off now with the right connections emerging when you need them most. Also, this is a significant high point in your year where you can more clearly see ahead and have a better sense of your personal goals and strategies. But with Neptune conjunct this Full Moon, you would do well to stick with connections and goals you really trust will follow through for you.

This might not be the best time to move beyond familiar groups, organizations, or to begin scheming fresh, future plans. The work you’ve already done and the dreams you’ve already pulled into conscious view, are what will bear the most fruit for you right now. You’re susceptible to losing your unique vision in a morass of new views and perspectives, so avoid veering off from your trusted sources and allies, no matter how tempting that may be right now. You want to surround yourself with others who help to reinforce your current goals and not further confuse them. This is also a great time for a shared vision quest or spiritual journey with others who can support those experiences.

Mercury is slowly picking up speed after its three week retrograde cycle through most of Aug. With Mars moving into Virgo just before this Full Moon, and Mercury in Virgo on Sep. 9, you’re probably in need of some playtime, and now until the latter end of Oct. is perfect for just that. With the Sun in Virgo too, you have until the equinox (Sep. 22) to focus a lot of energy on recreation, amusement, or possible sexual fling/reawakening. With Mercury retrograde in this region of your chart, you’ve had some time to re-evaluate romantic/sexual relationships, parenting issues, as well as a creative process. If you have kids, you can use this time find outlets for expending any excess energy/enthusiasm, maybe joining in on some activities yourself. This is your season to indulge yourself, so enjoy it as much as you can or is possible for you..

Until the next New Moon, your ruler Venus makes a series of harmonious aspects to several planets which is highly auspicious for getting what you want, but can lend to some exceptional laziness. But the universe seems to be conspiring to give you a bit of a break, and if you’re wise, you’ll take advantage of any opportunities that pop up for over the next two weeks and even beyond (we’ll discuss those with the next forecast). Venus trines Saturn Sep. 12, sextiles Jupiter Sep. 15, and trines Uranus Sep. 17. Consider that with Venus soon to arrive in Virgo, this is a supercharged season for dating, sexual escapades, play. You’re not likely to feel too serious or focused right now, but much of that will slightly change once the Sun enters Libra on Sep. 22.

Mercury and Mars conjoin for the third time this year in Virgo on Sep. 16. While the possibility of conflicts or disputes could arise with a lover or even children--or you may experience some momentary creative frustration, the auspicious nature of this region of your chart can help you deal with matters in a more playful spirit. That doesn’t mean that you can’t take anything seriously (life still throws us challenges even in positive or peaceful times), but the nature of the conflicts may not be too pressing. This is also an ideal time for articulating creative ideas, sexual desires, or beginning a more productive communicative strategy with children. Whatever shows up for you, you’re likely to have plenty of energy to manage it.

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Aries Rising Forecast September 6- September 19, 2017

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For a few days surrounding this Full Moon, you’re likely to feel a strong calling to lay low, even seek some solitude. There’s a lot more going on behind the veil than you may realize. In fact, much of what you’ve been doing outside of public view may begin to show itself now. If you’ve been making progress with a spiritual practice or meditative technique, it’s possible to reach a new peak or level of awareness with this Full Moon. It might be best to avoid too much external activity and action for a few days because you’ll miss out on some truly remarkable mystical experiences and insights. Things might seem a little weird, oddly synchronistic, and a bit amorphous with this lunation. You may get random psychic or intuitive hits that seemingly arise spontaneously. That’s because you’re on the verge of breaking through some barriers of perception and consciousness. That’s exciting but also a little risky.

The negative end of this Full Moon may tempt you into escapism as opposed to genuine spiritual or personal insight. That might manifest as a drinking binge, or a few days lost in a Netflix series without gaining much but mild amusement. This is a brief moment conducive for “checking out”, but be careful how far you take that. However, the next two months are likely to be rather busy for you, especially most of Sep. This Full Moon in Pisces can help you disconnect for a moment and gain some perspective on your life and current process. It can also help to enliven deeper meaning and trust in the universe, if you can transmute any tendencies toward avoidance of the issues you need to reflect on right now. And there are ways of altering your consciousness that won’t cause damage. There are things harmful to some but not necessarily you. You’re the only one that can differentiate that for yourself.

With Mars entering Virgo just before this Full Moon, and Mercury returning to Virgo on Sep. 9 after its three week retrograde cycle in Aug., there’s an increasing rise of energy available for you to expend in work/job/health matters. Mercury retrograde in the “daily grind” region of your chart last month gave you a new perspective on these issues and may have significantly altered the flow of daily tasks, chores, and activities. It could have also put a damper on your work flow and performance, and you should expect things to begin picking up again now that you have a new perspective. Up until the latter end of Oct., and particularly through most of Sep., you’re likely to be a lot more focused on getting important matters done and mundane responsibilities taken care of. Especially with Mars here, you could wind up finally cleaning out some cluttered spaces or reorganizing areas that you’ve been putting off. It may not be much fun (unless you have a lot of natal planets in Virgo), but it’s definitely time that you dealt with some critical work or health related matters so progress can be made.

In combination with this Full Moon energy, look for new ways to be of service or assistance to others, perhaps even above and beyond your day job. This constructive energy reaches a significant high point on Sep. 16 when Mars and Mercury conjoin once again. This time, they provide you with a more practical as opposed to creative or sexual lift. This is an ideal time of the year to get it together on various fronts and begin working toward self-improvement. Do be mindful of communicative conflicts potentially flaring up in your work here, and also be careful of pushing a health or fitness routine/practice past your limitations.

If you need to defend yourself in any arguments, just be mindful of whether you have much standing and how far you really want to push the matter. Aside from that, Mercury and Mars can correlate with a razor sharp focus and mental stamina to push through important tasks. Also, this is a good time to begin planning or making some first moves with a new project that requires much effort and momentum. For a few days surrounding this conjunction, look at what really needs to get done and get on it. This is a high point season for learning or further developing techniques, increasing productivity and efficiency, and utilizing your competence and skill to enhance job performance or to just improve your daily life.

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Aries Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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Your creative, romantic, or sexual life is likely to see some significant changes with this solar eclipse in Leo. You’re being called more to your creative talents, abilities, and your need for self-expression. This might require some shifting of priorities so that you can focus more your personal process and intimate life from here on out. The lunar eclipse in Aquarius two weeks ago, helped to move you beyond “group think” and inspired you to start thinking more for yourself. Naturally, that may involve a transition from excessive focus on the opinions, beliefs, or ideologies of groups, organizations, or certain friends/peer groups.

You’re stepping more into your own creative power and voice, and this eclipse symbolizes a powerful transition that will help you dig deeper into your own needs and desires. This may manifest as a new start in a current or newly developed romantic relationship. It may be a passionate new beginning in a creative project. Whatever shows up for you, expect an awakening of your playful nature--a time to let loose, dive in, and let this all unfold in its own way and style. The more you step away from the need for approval or external validation, the more you’ll be able to let loose and just have some fun.

This eclipse brings a much needed boost of passion, excitement, and joy into your life. It forms a grand trine with Uranus and Saturn, all in fire signs. This has the capacity to inspire new life and creative possibilities. With a close trine between the eclipse and Uranus, you’re being given more freedom and permission to be yourself as well as an opportunity to take the lead in the direction of your choosing. With Uranus moving through Aries since early 2011, you’ve likely undergone a radical change in your style, presentation, and your ability to take action/make choices in the world.

This has been a revolution of your personal image as well as your capacity to change the course of your life direction. New creative possibilities that are emerging now are accelerating this process for you, which will carry you into the next Uranian cycle beginning next year (which will correlate with some big changes in your financial situation over the course of several years). For now, keep making those alterations to your look and the path you’re charting for yourself. This eclipse relates to some significant shifting in the “willful” regions of your whole sign chart, and is giving you more room to take the lead, call some shots, and pursue the direction you desire.

The Sun enters Virgo on Aug 22 joining Mercury retrograde here as well. While this is typically your seasonal “productive peak” it serves to redirect work/job related priorities, uncovering issues or problems in productivity, technique, or involving a health/fitness routine. What you can expect is an increase in activity, though that may come about through an inundation of tasks or work that may not be directly related to what you’re used to. You may uncover strategies from the past, or recover dormant skills you haven’t put to use for a while.

Mercury turns direct on Sept 5 followed by Mars entering Virgo. If you’ve experienced any setbacks, delays, or a slowing down of your usual routines/workflow expect that the early part of Sep will gradually bring things back to normal. Take your time with current projects or changes in your health habits until then. Rushing or otherwise trying to force changes can be counterproductive or may result in further complications/issues later on. Also, consider that any new job offers that emerge now could be reflected on, thought over, or renegotiated further.

Your ruler Mars conjoins Mercury retrograde around Sep 3. While also in the process of turning direct, Mercury conjunct Mars activates the eclipse degree, which could relate to a creative awakening, as well a significant alteration of plans, objectives, perceptions, and thinking. Consider that you’re in the process of redefining your passion. That might look like a period of days where you’re not quite certain what you’re going after or may not have the drive or determination that you normally do.

This conjunction serves to direct your mind to new creative possibilities as well as new realities, which you can explore from now on. If you’re feeling stuck, stagnant, frustrated, or angry, this is a good time to reflect and look to the source of those feelings instead of acting them out on other people; though this can be an excellent time to give voice and expression to any pent up energies. Your vitality and willpower will return soon. Mars enters Virgo on Sep 5, at which point you’ll gradually find a new practical focus and outlet and can begin putting more time and energy into work, service, and health routines.

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Taurus Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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With this last eclipse season of 2017, you’re being called inward, possibly away from the limelight. Shifts in your professional life, and changes in reputation or life mission, have forced you to go within to more deeply reflect on what’s important to you. Several areas are greatly impacted by these eclipses, but anticipate that your domestic/family life and self-awareness will be front and center, especially with this solar eclipse in Leo. It’s possible that too much focus on external achievement, success, or your public role, has perhaps caused some neglect of your soul or those that matter the most to you.

This eclipse helps to draw your attention to this most intimate and vulnerable of places because something here is about to experience pronounced shifts and changes. What you’re experiencing is a vacillation within yourself, which may greatly enhance your dream or imaginal life. The other possibility is a dramatic change in your living situation, which could feel a little unsettling. You’re embarking upon a new inward path, one that will gradually unfold beyond this eclipse point. All in all, it has the capacity to make your bonds stronger, not just with your tribal members, but also with your own unconscious reality.

With a fire grand trine created by this solar eclipse, you’re probably experiencing a significant activation of your psychic, emotional, and intimate life. There are rapid, accelerated changes happening on the subtle and most private dimensions. Naturally, it’s hard for the outer world to see exactly what’s going on. With the lunar eclipse just two weeks ago, you may have had to shift some priorities around, tending more to yourself and those closest to you. A tight trine with Uranus indicates the ability of this eclipse to revolutionize some aspects of your life, particularly your relationship to intimate partners, family, as well as your connection to your inner self.

There is much that is emerging from your unconscious at this time that has the ability to significantly alter your perception and awareness of who you really are. Naturally, much of these changes can feel uncomfortable and uncertain. You’re striking out on a new path and relationship to your inner life, and once Uranus enters your rising sign next year, you will gradually undergo a radical change in your style and decision making ability. Consider this eclipse a wake up call of your deeper potential, and the realization that a revolution has begun.

The Sun enters Virgo just after this eclipse on Aug 22. It joins Mercury which is presently retrograde in this sign too. This is an ideal season for trying out new creative approaches or tackling some parenting issues. With the Sun here the next month, and Mercury retrograde until Sep 5, you’re looking to recapture joy and playfulness in your life. The Solar Eclipse may dominate much of the energy of this process, but it too can help you gain access to your playful and creative side. This is also the “romantic” region of your chart, which could bring back past lovers, help enliven your sexuality, or relate to a change in feelings about someone you’ve been interested in.

These themes will gain more significance for you throughout Sep, especially towards the end of that month. Consider this current process a time to make adjustments, revise your perceptions, and rediscover new creative potentials within yourself. Mercury turns direct on Sep 5 followed by Mars entering Virgo. This can give you further motivation to go after what you want, whether a potential lover or creative project.

Your ruler Venus makes a square to Uranus on Aug 24, before shifting into Leo on Aug 25. Look out for the sudden emergence of news, information, or insight that could have a deep impact on your perception of reality. This may come from a transformational spiritual teaching or awareness, or may be information that initially appears as threatening. You’ll also be encouraged to try on a different style or approach when communicating with others.

It could be that any insights or information you receive are challenging to put into words. This requires the development of a new communicative approach. As Venus shifts into Leo the following day, you’ll be entering a cycle that will help patch up and resolve conflicts with family or intimate partners. This is also a high point for bonding, connecting, and making peace with those closest to you until Sep 19. You may also feel inspired to beautify your home/domestic environment, or otherwise make it more appealing for yourself.

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Gemini Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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You’re likely experiencing some dramatic perceptual shifts with these two eclipses. With the lunar eclipse in Aquarius just two weeks ago, you’ve been gradually stepping down from the “mountaintop” and realizing more and more the complexity of the real world. Theories, ideologies, or even philosophical stances you’ve relied upon may reveal their true validity or fall flat as you apply them to actual experience. This solar eclipse suggests that some big changes are happening in your immediate environment, deeply affecting what you do day-to-day. You’ve been rather caught up in the bigger picture--which is to suggest that you’ve been dealing with things more objectively and now it’s time to actually dig in and apply what you’ve learned.

The greatest of all classrooms is real life experiences. This is where the most wisdom, growth, and confidence comes from. You may also find that you’re needing to open up more and receive input from people whose perspectives drastically differ from your own. That might correlate with a gradual increase in open discussion which requires putting aside your preconceived ideas (or dogma) to fully digest what others have to say. Also anticipate that a short trip or journey has some significant impact on you.

This solar eclipse forms a fire grand trine, heating up the “social” regions of your whole sign chart. All in all, this suggests that some pretty dramatic changes are occurring in your social circles, friendships, and intimate partnerships. This eclipse creates accelerated movement and rapid changes which can feel as if so much is shifting that you can’t quite keep up. This has the capacity to deeply impact your overall perception of your life, as new possibilities and potentials are also opening up for you.

A close trine from Uranus in Aries could present you with a sudden realization for your future, as well as new connections that could help you get closer to accomplishing your goals. All of this has that unexpected Uranian quality, so likely to be something totally off your radar up until now. With the influence of Uranus on this solar eclipse, several past limitations you’ve placed on your present dreams can suddenly be released which can feel quite liberating. With the eclipse in Leo, this is the season to really open your mind and reassess what’s actually possible.

The Sun enters Virgo on August 22 joining Mercury retrograde. This is typically your “low point” domestic (pajamas and Netflix) season. But with Mercury retrograde, it’s changing the flow of events on the home front, perhaps correlating with a reconsideration of your living situation or home environment. This is a good time to get proactive with planning or revising what your next moves (or move) could be. Don’t feel pressured to have it all figured out or take off on a whim and change everything. You still need to sort some things out and pin down the logistics. If anything, this could simply be a reorganization of your living space--and deeper, a process of connecting more to yourself and what you need to feel comfortable. Take your time with this until early Sept.

Mars entering Virgo will give some more motivation to take action or otherwise get some movement going. This current reconsideration process will reach its peak on Aug 26, with the Sun and Mercury conjunction. This is a more “inward” part of your year, a time to lay low and spend more time with yourself, close family, friends, or intimate partners. When the Sun comes to this point of your chart, you’re in need of some down time which may be counter to outward concerns and achievements. Needless to say, this isn’t a terribly ambitious period for you. But allowing yourself to recharge, and feel everything out, just might help more than you might presently think.

Just as Mercury, your ruler, begins to move stationary direct, it conjoins Mars on Sep 3. With Mars ruling both your networking/goal making/dream AND your work/health/job regions, expect some significant turning points to be happening in these above mentioned areas. Occurring at the end of Leo and activating the eclipse point (and considering Mercury the messenger is involved), anticipate some news or information regarding a health, work, or job situation to emerge that could, again, greatly change your day-to-day.

Since Mercury is still retrograde, progress or action with this may be slow going, but expect that once Mercury turns direct just a few days later, you’ll be further along your way. Also, be really mindful of the fact that you might not have 100 percent accurate information at this point. In other words, more details will be on their way. Just make sure that you don’t take everything you hear as the entirety of the situation. You’ll get a clearer picture over the next few weeks, but consider whatever pops up now to be hugely important.

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Cancer Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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There’s likely to be a significant change and new beginning developing in your self-confidence and resource base with this solar eclipse in Leo. This new opening is gifting you with opportunities to create more stability, security, and self-sufficiency, but only if you can effectively release past dependencies, drama, and the fear that prevents you from moving forward. The lunar eclipse just two weeks ago likely correlated with the awareness that it’s possible to create more autonomy for yourself and move beyond any emotional, psychological, or even financial entanglements you’ve been mired in for a while.

It’s healthy to have an awareness of the risks, dangers, and deeper motives of yourself and others, but it’s possible that you’ve been too caught up in these shadowy elements. It’s time to start making some practical, real life changes that can help you get your mind less engaged with over thinking all the things that could wrong, and looking to what could actually go right. This eclipse stands as a beacon of hope and renewed passion that could inspire you to begin taking those steps toward further acquisition of resources that will assist you in gaining the freedom you’re so desperately seeking now. Money is likely a part of it, but finding something that could bring back your confidence and self-esteem is the deeper part of this.

With a grand trine between this eclipse, Uranus, and Saturn, there’s a renewal of energy, enthusiasm, life force, and passion at the moment. All of this energy can help you take initiative and begin looking at ways to improve your self-worth, confidence, and financial state. In fact, expect some external changes to be happening around you that will catalyze movement for you. This eclipse symbolizes a significant transition, where you can finally see a clearer path and a practical strategy for yourself. The trine from Uranus in Aries to this eclipse brings about sudden, expected changes to your reputation and professional direction, changes that are likely to help you financially or otherwise get you motivated about making some logistical decisions.

This is also an ideal time to begin taking steps toward a healing process for yourself, especially if you find that you’re struggling with releasing fears that are rooted in unsettling past experiences. With Uranus moving through Aries since early 2011, your career path, mission, and communal reputation has likely undergone several transformations. All of this has helped to bring you closer to an authentic path more in alignment with who you really are. This eclipse can symbolize a major shift in this process and renewed excitement about what’s possible.

The Sun enters Virgo on Aug 22 joining Mercury retrograde in this sign. This is typically your seasonal cycle for increased activity and mental stimulation--and with Mercury retrograde here, the flow of news and information is likely shifting now too. With the Sun entering this region of your chart, you’ll be more focused on your perceptions of the world, as well as the validity of information, theories, and ideas you’ve come to believe. Especially until Sep 5, when Mercury turns direct, you’ll be reconsidering a lot of your views and possibly uncovering information that could change your outlook on present matters.

All of this conspires to gift you greater awareness of an alternative way of looking at things. As always, be mindful of technical, mechanical, and communicative breakdowns with Mercury retrograde, but especially with this cycle occurring in this “social” region of your whole sign chart. Travel delays or changes of plans are likely, as well as setbacks with certain strategies you may be trying to implement. Also, be mindful that any news or information you’ve been waiting on may not emerge as readily as you expect, so give it some more time. All of this reaches a peak on Aug 26, with the Sun’s conjunction with Mercury. After that, expect a gradual winding down of current revisions till the end of the retrograde cycle in early Sep.

Venus enters Leo on Aug 26, which could help bring some improvement to your financial state and resource base until Sep 19. This is an ideal time to make extra money, or sell something that’s been hard to market effectively. Venus in this region of your chart can make your offers more appealing or otherwise attract interested buyers. Take advantage of this cycle, as there’s likely to be some good opportunities and positive developments toward mid-Sep.

Mars enters Virgo on Sep 5, just as Mercury stations direct. Anything that’s been delayed or on hold will gradually clear up, giving you more freedom of movement and an increase in activity. With Mars in Virgo until the latter part of Oct, you’ll be feeling more restless and willing to travel or just get out of the house. Do be mindful though of overt aggressiveness in your communications. Watch how you’re coming off and careful what you say at this time.

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Leo Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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This is perhaps the biggest turning point for you this entire year. With this total solar eclipse occurring in your rising sign, a new pathway is opening for you. The problem is that you might be looking at a blank canvas wondering what you’re going to do with it. There lies the gift and the challenge of this eclipse season. The gift is that you’ve gained an awareness of your need for more autonomy, which gives you greater power to move beyond some dependencies that have outlived their use for you. The challenge is what do with your newfound freedom. This will unfold over a period of time, since eclipses are not isolated events.

But the eclipse within you is really the most important change that’s occurring right now, even if you can’t quite see it. An emerging and developing confidence is taking hold of you, possibly well beneath your conscious awareness. This solar eclipse is really just a magnified New Moon. It’s a dynamic and critical new start--and for you, that says a lot about what you’re currently experiencing within yourself. You’re at the beginning. Where you go from here has the capacity to greatly change your life. Your choices now are important to consider. In fact, considering that you even have choices is the greatest realization you can uncover. But where to begin? Try the first step, and others will follow.

Occurring in Leo, your rising sign, this eclipse is a time for considering some big changes and new beginnings. It will greatly accelerate your inner confidence enabling to take charge of your life from now on. But you have to choose yourself. That’s liberating but also possibly terrifying. You may not find that anyone else can choose for you. You might be feeling utterly alone. That’s perfectly natural, as this eclipse is activating the “willful” regions of your chart, putting you in the driver’s seat, with a map, but no predetermined destination. There’s also a grand trine formed with this eclipse, Uranus, and Saturn.

This trine from Uranus is particularly helpful, as it has the capacity to gift you some “shocking” realizations and unconventional perspectives. Engage your curiosity, and explore what’s possible for yourself. This is the season to try out unconventional or otherwise “alien” approaches to help you gain more freedom in your life. If it sounds too far out, it’s actually perfect for you. In fact, taking a leap of faith now is exactly what you need to break free of whatever is holding you back.

The Sun enters Virgo and joins Mercury retrograde in this sign on Aug 22, just a day after this powerful solar eclipse. This places a lot of emphasis on your financial situation as well as your overall self-worth. With Mercury retrograde until Sep, the flow of money and resources is likely to shift for you, either creating a surprising increase or a slowing down, depending on where you’ve been with these matters until this point. Overall, this Mercury retrograde cycle relates to a period of redefining the things you value in life, which includes the value you place on yourself.

This is also an ideal time to make some changes in your finances, move things around, or look for ways to work out any problems here. Going over these matters more carefully, and reassessing your current safety nets is ideal. Once Mercury turns direct around Sep 5, you’ll be able to implement any changes made and will have a better understanding of any blind spots in your financial situation that’s been evading your detection.

Towards the end of Sep, you’ll be in a much better position and can expect a steady increase or benefit to come your way, so get things straightened out now while you have extra time. Aug 26 represents a peak of this current process, a day or so that can help you gain more insight, awareness, and perhaps present something from the past that could improve your current situation.

The early part of Sep is even more eventful for you, with Mercury retrograde conjoining Mars in your rising sign (on the eclipse degree). This “activates” the solar eclipse just days before, which can further inspire you to get proactive or even confront you with a completely altered perception of your actual power. This gets further activated on Sep 4, when the Moon opposes both Mars and Mercury from Aquarius. This represents a culmination of events and inner changes that have been developing within you, and can act as further reinforcement, catalyzing new actions and directions for you.

This is a high time for you to get busy with thinking about those first steps in the direction of your choosing. Consider that this part of the year is the most “wilful” for you. If you’re not sure of this new direction just yet, consider that until early Sep you’re in a process of brainstorming or otherwise figuring it out. While Mercury will station, and thus not relate to much actual movement, these transits in early Sep can indicate some “aha” moments, gifting you the ideas and solutions you’ve been seeking.

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Libra Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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With the lunar eclipse in Aquarius just two weeks ago, you’ve likely experienced the need to drastically shift your priorities so that you can more effectively plan for the future. This total solar eclipse in Leo is a critical passageway for you--a time in which you will likely transition from an overemphasis on living purely in the moment to thinking more strategically. You’ve been feeling the need for this shift for several weeks, but this solar eclipse will greatly accelerate both internal and external changes which will help catalyze your path forward. What’s changing now is your overall dream and vision for your future life.

It’s possible that anything otherwise impractical, idealistic, or romanticized will have to face some scrutiny in light of your present reality. This eclipse is calling you to step away from too much focus on your subjective life. There’s nothing wrong or unhealthy about making space for play, recreation, and amusement in life. Everyone needs to have those outlets, but at the moment you might find that those themes have taken center stage. This more spontaneous, playful approach has helped to inspire you creatively, but now it’s time to begin looking at how you can more effectively plan ahead as well as looking for the social support and communities that are more in alignment with your goals.

This Solar Eclipse in Leo forms a grand trine with both Saturn and Uranus, activating the “social” regions of your whole sign chart. With this eclipse you can expect some major changes to be happening in your social scene which may affect friends as well as intimate partners. With a close trine from Uranus to the solar eclipse, sudden changes in your partnerships will help awaken you to your future potentials. With Uranus moving through Aries since early 2010, you’ve been experimenting with new relationships, and may have also been in a process of attracting people who've helped you to further individuate or otherwise try out alternative relational roles.

By alternative I mean anything different from what you’ve been accustomed to before this period of your life. With this trine from Uranus, expect a partner, friend, or lover to have some beneficial impact which will assist you in getting closer to your long-term goals and strategies. If you need support with that, look to those you trust for assistance and insight. The eclipse trine to Saturn will also help mature your communicative tactics or will precipitate events which require that you communicate more effectively with key people in your life.

The Sun enters Virgo on Aug 22, joining Mercury retrograde in this region of your chart. While these “social” transits are happening on the forefront, there’s likely to be much that is hidden from you at the moment that needs to be addressed. One manifestation of this shift is a need to withdraw from too much activity as well as the need to step outside your usual bubble to more clearly assess any unresolved issues floating in the background of your life.

With Mercury retrograde here until Sep 11/12, you’re being asked to reawaken your connection to spirit, or just step away from distractions so that you can more clearly hear messages from within and reflect on what’s happening in your life. For the next month you can anticipate the need for space and solitude to get yourself back on track with with your larger purpose. Any loss or difficulties encountered at this time reflect the fact you need to make a clean break with the past and this is the seasonal time for you to do that.

Your ruler Venus squares Uranus around Aug 24, which could correlate with relational tensions affecting close friends, partners, or professional colleagues. With Venus moving through Cancer you’re placing more emphasis on maintaining a desirable image and reputation. This square to Uranus could indicate a moment where building tensions between you and a partner could be unleashed, challenging you to work out any disagreements or differences of values.

Consider whether any partnerships you have are limiting your success or otherwise hurting your reputation--and conversely, whether there are valid concerns from a partner about how your current objectives may not work well for them. Realize that both sides need to be heard and validated. Venus enters Leo around Aug 25, which could create some mixed feelings indicating the need to balance social activities between powerful call to turn inward. Expect the inward dimensions be much louder towards the end of Aug, and otherwise drowning out this typically sociable Venus transit.

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Virgo Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6 , 2017

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Over the past few weeks there’s probably been some changes with your work, job, or health routine. You may have had to sacrifice much for the sake of other people’s needs, or perhaps you’ve been overemphasizing duties and responsibilities which has left you in desperate need of solitude, spiritual nourishment, and opportunities for self-reflection. This total solar eclipse in Leo is a powerful breakthrough which can greatly accelerate your awareness of the larger forces at work in your life. It can invite you to let go of some of those burdens you’ve been carrying around for a while, giving you extra space to listen to subtle messages emanating from within.

You may also realize, that for the moment, some people in your life that you’ve felt the need to save or protect, would do much better by helping them find their own way. Too much focus on other’s needs right now could block your own self-realization and your emerging spiritual path. This eclipse carries a lot of themes about letting go and releasing the weight of responsibilities and other people’s problems. That might be difficult for you, since so much of your life often calls you to be of service and assistance to others. That’s still very much who you are, but trust that now you can step into a new cycle unburdened by weight of the past.

This total eclipse of the Sun forms a dynamic grand trine in the sky with both Saturn and Uranus. In particular, this trine from Uranus in Aries reveals that sudden, unexpected changes in your intimate life could help catalyze an “awakening” for you, or that a sudden shift in a joint financial situation could give you some more space to gain perspective or help you get away from drama and external stressors. This eclipse activates the “psychic” regions of your whole sign chart--that is to say that it’s strongly awakening your intuitive awareness and having the most impact on the most intimate and inner personal dimensions of your life.

It correlates with some big changes happening deep within you, in your domestic/home life, and with intimate partnerships. Most of what’s happening now is difficult if not impossible for the outer world to see. This is a highly subjective and private transformation that’s occurring. What you glimpse now or come to understand may be hard to articulate or share. That’s because it has the capacity to alter your own consciousness thereby gifting you a deeper awareness and understanding of yourself and your close connections with friends and family.

The Sun shifts into Virgo on Aug 22, joining Mercury retrograde in this region. This is typically your season for new beginnings which gives you greater willpower, leadership capacity, and an emphasis on your personal style. With Mercury retrograde until Sep 5, this Virgo solar season may be a little awkward and uncertain. You’re in a process of revising your look and reassessing your decision making capacity. This particular season may be a time of trying out different approaches or otherwise experiencing some difficulty getting it together to completely assert yourself effectively.

Give yourself some time to work out any perceived flaws in your overall presentation, but be incredibly mindful of your tendency to place too much emphasis on perfection. Adjust what you need to, but don’t get lost in the details that you completely stall out. Overthinking and nitpicking is a high risk for you at the moment. After Sep 5, with Mars entering Virgo, you’ll find that you have renewed energy as well as increased confidence in your ability to assert yourself more. Take your time until then to sort yourself out. Especially with this solar eclipse, you’re in need of some extra alone time. Wherever you can find that, take advantage of it now.

The Sun conjoins Mercury on Aug 26, symbolizing the peak of this revision process. With Mercury as your ruling planet, this is a critical day for taking in new realizations, ideas, suggestions, or otherwise working out any issues in your current strategies. It also has the potential to amplify your thinking capacity, which can be great for solving current problems but can also (as mentioned above) precipitate some counterproductive over analysis. If you find yourself too overwhelmed with what’s going on, or if thinking things through isn’t leading to resolutions, step back and try an alternative method. That might look like meditation (or whatever that looks like for you). Yoga or a nice walk would also be great ways to distract the mind and allow solutions to emerge more organically. Especially by Aug 31, when Mercury returns to Leo, subtle introspection and a more mindful approach will be a lot more beneficial.

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Scorpio Rising Forecast August 21, 2017- September 6, 2017

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With this total solar eclipse in Leo, you’re being called to become a little more public and perhaps experiencing an increased focus on career, reputation, and your mission in the world. This might create a dramatic shift and change in how you represent yourself professionally, or perhaps you’re feeling the need to take some new direction in life or step into a new public image. This eclipse gives you greater power to call some shots in your life. You may be updating how others perceive you, how you reach out to the community, or otherwise discovering new creative potentials for your destiny.

At the heart of this is a powerful transformation and rediscovery of your purpose. The lunar eclipse just two weeks ago has likely solidified the fact that you’re rapidly moving beyond past limitations. You need to trust this newfound confidence to step boldly forth into new territory here, and leave the comforts of the familiar places behind. All of this might feel as if your having to step outside of your comfort zone to gain more prominence or visibility in the world. That might be a little scary, but these changes you’re making will help bring you closer to your larger purpose in this lifetime.

This total solar eclipse in Leo is highlighting the “mundane” regions of your chart and greatly emphasizing your public status, reputation, and personal mission. A trine from the eclipse to Uranus in Aries could relate to sudden, unexpected changes in your work, job, or health routines. This powerful eclipse is urging you to step out of the usual parameters in these areas and look at a new approach or strategy. That might look like the discovery of a new innovative technique or a radical new approach to healthcare or fitness. What you change now could also ease up any tightness you’ve been feeling with your financial state.

With Uranus in Aries since early 2011, you’ve been in a gradual process of revolutionizing your work strategies or health by trying new approaches. Consider that this eclipse is giving you extra confidence and motivation to greatly accelerate these changes. This is sort of like the final push in this process, as Uranus leaves Aries for Taurus next year. The trine to Saturn in Sagittarius from this eclipse is also easing some financial struggles you've been possibly dealing with since late 2015. There may be some significant changes you can make in your career or professional life now that could help ease any burdens or hardships here.

The Sun enters Virgo on Aug 22 joining Mercury retrograde. This is your seasonal cycle for socialization, networking, future planning, and group activities, but with Mercury retrograde in this region, you’re possibly revising and adjusting many of these things. Consider that the Sun’s movement here is helping to work out some potential kinks or problems with your current dreams, objectives, and life goals. It may also relate to a period when you can experiment with reaching out to new groups, communities, or organizations. Don’t feel pressured to have any of these things entirely pinned down just yet. Give yourself extra time to test out the waters and revise your objectives until Mercury turns direct around Sep 11/12. This is a high point for your reach and involvement with things outside of your intimate and personal life. Take advantage of this energy, and work with these changes the best you can.

Your ruler Mars makes a trine to Uranus on Sep 2, which also “activates” the total solar eclipse in Leo. Expect to receive another accelerated boost to any changes that have been happening with your work flow, or health/fitness routine. This trine from Mars can give you extra confidence, stamina, and willpower to help you in these areas if you choose to take action at this time (though it certainly won’t feel like you have to). Make extra effort to step up your game and keep pushing yourself with the changes you’ve been making.

Mercury retrograde conjoins Mars on Sep 3, and it’s possible that a new perspective, idea, or realization further sparks your motivation. This also relates to critical shifts happening in your career and public life, perhaps an idea or information from the past is finally ready to be integrated. With Mercury retrograde conjunct your ruler Mars at the beginning of Sep, this further reinforces some critical life changes you’ve been pushing to make happen.

Life feels overwhelming when faced with things outside of your control. Understanding yourself is key to finding your power and place in the world. While you can't control fate or the chaos of life, your destiny belongs to you, something you can always strive for to gain command of your life path. Evolutionary Astrology can help.

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