From early morning until late afternoon the Capricorn Moon forms alignments with the three outermost planets, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. The cosmos encourages meaningful social connections, inner attunement, creativity and introspection. Listen to the proverbial still, small voice within. A moment of early morning clairvoyance could lead to contact with a dear friend. Psychic and empathic impressions nurture heart to heart connections during the midday period. As the Moon conjuncts Pluto late this afternoon, moods grow more pensive. Respect other peoples’ boundaries and privacy needs. The Moon then goes on a brief void of course period. By early evening she is in Aquarius and harmonizing with the Libra Sun. Balanced feelings and minds are a breath of fresh nighttime air. Moon in Capricorn v/c 4:05PM-7:29PM Moon enters Aquarius.
The Sun enters Libra during the wee hours of the morning and Autumn begins. At this time of the year the forces of daylight and darkness are momentarily balanced. The waxing Capricorn Moon is one part of a grounding earth sign grand trine, along with Mercury and Jupiter. The alignment, prominent during the afternoon and evening hours, galvanizes hopes and lifts expectations. Gallivanting around, sightseeing or meeting up with friends is highly entertaining. Shopping is fruitful. However, late tonight the Moon is at odds with Mars. Caution is advised for those folks traveling or working with sharp tools and machinery. Moon in Capricorn, Sun enters Libra 2:50AM Autumn Equinox.
The early morning unfolds while the waxing Sagittarius Moon is testing Neptune. Getting motivated can be challenging but the Moon is also nearing the first quarter phase. Quarter Moon days tend to be stressful but also feel busy, and in many instances turn out to be very productive. It’s how the energies are channeled that determines outcomes. Attentiveness and persistence are helpful this afternoon. Given a willingness to hunker down, achievements can be notable. A short void of course Moon period follows the late afternoon quarter Moon. By evening a positive mood swing is apparent as the Moon ventures into Capricorn. A harmonious lunar sextile to Saturn brings emotional calm and quiet satisfaction. First quarter Moon in Sagittarius 3:32PM, Moon in Sagittarius v/c 3:32PM-4:20PM Moon enters Capricorn.
Early risers wrestle with the divide between heart and mind. Finding words to express complex feelings can be a difficult but worthwhile undertaking. By late morning stresses ease and the day brings gathering energy and momentum. Put your enthusiasm to good use as the Moon is sextile Mars late this afternoon. The aspect is a good one for courting and enjoying friends, partners and other allies. Thanks to the evening’s lunar trine to Venus, loving relationships are encouraged on this, the U.N.’s International Day of Peace. Lovebirds and merrymakers are in for delightful dinners. Go on a charm offensive and enjoy the fun. Moon in Sagittarius, Sun trine Pluto.
Today features several mood and tempo swings. The predawn hours are rich with creative and ingenious ideas. Partnerships show remarkable resilience and teamwork is productive. Due to a void of course Moon, the fruitful energies fade before the beginning of the work day. The less focused morning hours continue to give birth to clever solutions and strategies. All the same, it’s best to delay key moves, decisions and commitments until late morning by which time the Moon is in optimistic Sagittarius. However, an early afternoon lunar square with Saturn dampens enthusiasm with delays, second thoughts and doubts. Hesitation and obstacles are gone by mid-afternoon and the Virgo Sun’s capable trine with Pluto promotes decisive action. Proceed with confidence during the latter part of the day. Moon in Scorpio v/c 6:21AM-10:06AM Moon enters Sagittarius.
This morning’s solar opposition to Neptune has some folks in a fog, struggling to get sleep out of their eyes and feel fully awake. Inspiration can also accompany the alignment, and with the Scorpio Moon stimulating ambitions, the early going has interesting possibilities. Don’t expect other people to read your mind. If you can use assistance or advice, ask for it. This evening the Moon clashes with Uranus. The trying configuration can rattle nerves and change minds. It may also make for a difficult evening commute. Breathe. Deeply. Delays and detours are potentially circumvented by alternate routes. Whatever your circumstances, be ready to improvise. Moon in Scorpio, Sun opposite Neptune.
An hour after midnight the waxing Moon enters Scorpio. Feelings intensify. Hunches grow stronger. As sunrise nears a lunar trine to dutiful Saturn is there to usher in the new working week. Set target goals, then roll up your shirtsleeves and get to work on making one or more dreams come true. Collaborations and fact gathering missions are made easier by a late after lunar sextile to Mercury. The aspect sharpens minds and facilitates communications. Travel is also expedited. The evening is a good time to go over important details and confirm schedules. Stick to known facts as a pending solar opposition to Neptune can promote erroneous assumptions. Moon in Libra v/c 12:00AM-12:58AM Moon enters Scorpio.
The lingering effects of the post-midnight square between Venus and Jupiter can make the early morning hours feel sluggish. Those who overindulged yesterday now pay the price. After noon, the waxing crescent Libra Moon passes by her own South Node, the symbolic point of karma and past experiences. Meetings with long-time friends and other reunions touch hearts and souls. Deja vu feelings are also likely. Learn from the past. Take the best of it with you while planning the future. Tonight’s lunar square with Pluto can strain partnerships. With Pluto, Uranus and the Sun forming a powerful grand trine configuration I am reminded of a highway sign’s wisdom. “He who serves best profits most.” Keep everyone’s welfare in mind and life will surely improve. Ties will grow stronger. Moon in Libra v/c 9:06PM-12:00AM, Venus square Jupiter.
The waxing crescent Libra Moon is conjunct Mars, which can be good for making peace or war. Tread softly with people and use all available means to leave a positive impression. With a helping hand from Venus this can be a stellar day in the romance department. Many others are more than happy to enjoy friends and loved ones. Thanks to Venus tonight is one of the better weekend nights of the month for parties, concerts and other social gatherings. Consumption can be dramatic as Venus is also at odds with Jupiter. Watch your calories, as well as your spending, and be wary of outsized promises. Moon in Libra.
The cosmos has a busy, complex day in store. The early morning can bring confusion as well as clarifying moments of recognition. If the uncertainty and skepticism get the better of you, take it easy. Relax. The Virgo Moon is void of course until early afternoon. Devote time to self-care or improving relations with co-workers. Mental Mercury is on the cusp of turning direct in Virgo. New facts and priorities are likely to emerge. The direction shift is official late this afternoon, strengthening powers of discernment and clarifying commitments. Tonight’s solar trine to Uranus brings epiphanies as well as jolly gatherings. Put your tech skills and gadgetry to good use. Listen to what more technically proficient friends have to say. Consider the far out concept or unusual idea. A break from routine feels delightfully liberating. Moon in Virgo v/c 9:49AM-1:44PM Moon enters Libra, Sun trine Uranus, Mercury direct 4:21PM.
Heads are held high and hearts are thumping this morning. The Virgo Moon is in a reassuring trine with Jupiter. Optimism sets the stage for tonight’s Virgo new Moon, which happens to also be trine visionary Uranus and transformational Pluto. It’s seed planting time. Powerful changes are on the horizon. Progressive causes and humanitarian ideals receive a healthy boost. Iron out whatever arrangements you and your partners can agree upon. With six planets retrograde and Mercury set to resume forward motion tomorrow, undoubtedly some details will be revisited at a future date. For now, dream good dreams, think in broad strokes and work dutifully with those who share your values and goals. New Moon in Virgo 9:40PM.
During the wee hours of the morning the waning Moon enters discriminating Virgo. Here Luna joins retrograde Mercury and activates the opposition between Mercury and retro Saturn in Pisces. This is good day to get caught up with communications and paper work. However, waves of second thoughts and speculation about where different choices might have led are also flowing. Regrets can surface at any time. It’s best to sit with both the thoughts and feelings but as you do, keep it in mind, we are so much more than what we think. Contemplation can lead to new points of view. Maya Angelou put it succinctly, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” There is always room for improvement. Moon in Leo v/c 12:00AM-1:18AM Moon enters Virgo.
The waning crescent Leo Moon is at odds with Uranus today. Computers, cars, anything with a chip in it, as well as well thought out plans can go haywire at any time. An unexpected expense may also arise. Don’t take the trials and tribulations personally. Most likely, the annoyances are beyond anyone’s control. By noon the Moon is void of course and a less tense atmosphere moves in for the second half of the day. Relax and go with the flow. At this late stage of the lunar cycle there is little point in starting anything new, especially if you want it to succeed. Be patient until more supportive energies arrive late in the week. Moon in Leo v/c 11:06AM-12:00AM.
The Leo Moon’s early morning sextile to fiery Mars provides vital energy and enthusiasm. The bonds of affection also are boosted. Feelings remain warm and friendly most of the day as the Leo Moon embraces loving Venus this afternoon. Knowing hearts easily outpace intellects. With retrograde season continuing, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are all making backwards tracks, remembrances can be especially poignant. Happy or sad, emotions tend to be over the top into the evening hours. Swapping stories over dinner opens minds to broader horizons. Moon in Leo.
Early birds may feel inspired by dreams and magical moments communing with the natural world. The sunrise could be unusually beautiful. A partner may soon be feeling emotionally strained as the Cancer Moon tests Pluto. Look to comfort distress and devise solutions. By mid-morning the Moon is void of course and a few lazy hours follow. Low energy persists into the noon hour when the waning Moon enters Leo. The sign change injects renewed enthusiasm as well as a desire for fun and self-expression during the second half of the day. All the same, the overall pace remains comfortably unhurried. Moon in Cancer 8:47AM-12:36PM Moon enters Leo.
Today holds profound opportunities. Life feels rewarding this morning. Home and family are sources of pride. The Cancer Moon is well-aligned with both Jupiter and the Sun, fostering positive outlooks. It’s an excellent time to dispense with weekend chores or be in touch with friends in distant places. Travel is also appealing. Some folks are inclined to hit the road or hop on a plane. Others, awakened by tonight’s lunar alignment with Uranus, seek a different kind of freedom. Grace is at hand. Self-love and spiritual knowledge can be realized flying solo or in the company of friends and like-minded visionaries. Listen to your intuition. If prompted, try new things. Moon in Cancer.
The day starts off brilliantly. The Cancer Moon is trine Saturn and the Virgo Sun is trine Jupiter. The free flowing energies instill purpose and clarity, as well as confidence. Act according to your priorities and beliefs. Ride the empowering, inspirational wave as far as it will take you. By late afternoon the Moon reaches a testing angle with Mars. Efforts may encounter resistance from less enthusiastic partners. Any impasses are short-lived and the evening again brings smooth going. Weekend getaways are launched with the Moon in a favorable angle to fleet-footed Mercury. The Winged Messenger is still retrograde, so reunions are a distinct possibility. Whether you’re at home or away, renewing ties or making new friends, tonight’s lively social events are enjoyably entertaining. Moon in Gemini v/c 12:00AM-1:00AM Moon enters Cancer, Sun trine Jupiter.
The waning Gemini Moon is at odds with Neptune this evening, the sole exact alignment of the day. Sensitivities increase during the afternoon hours. The Moon/Neptune square aspect launches waves of emotions. Some are altruistic and creatively inspired. Other feelings can be incredibly empathic or borderline psychic. Expect fragile souls to feel challenged by confusion and life’s uncertainties. A kind word or gesture does much to comfort. Thinking, talking and writing about personal issues can be vehicles for transformational understanding and healing. Moon in Gemini v/c 6:22PM-12:00AM.
Minds and senses are sharp early this morning. A recurring thought could be a reminder to address an unresolved issue. Harmony between the Gemini Moon and Venus is a middle of the day mood elevator. Social chatter is amusing. Ties of affection grow. The late afternoon brings a decided change. The Moon is reaching her last quarter stage, testing both the Virgo Sun and retrograde Mercury. Inner unrest colors what we think and see. Luckily, the Sun/Mercury tandem is also in an encouraging trine with Jupiter. Dare to hope. Trust in your ability to learn from all challenges. Cultivate faith and communicate, gently sharing innermost thoughts and feelings. Last quarter Moon in Gemini 6:21PM, Sun conjunct Mercury.
With the Moon changing signs, today has two distinctly different chapters. Under the Taurus Moon those who go back to work and school this morning enjoy the camaraderie of co-workers and fellow students. Harmonious lunar trends dominate into the early afternoon. It feels good to get back to routines. A void of course Moon period takes hold after lunch. Concentration is likely to waver during the less intensely focused afternoon hours. If possible, let your imagination wander. Late afternoon sees the Moon enter Gemini, where she tests Saturn. Burdened by mounting worries and regrets, spirits may sag. Work at staying positive. Energy levels and hopes rebound as midnight nears. Chatting with friends and relatives can be helpful. Moon in Taurus v/c 12:46PM-4:07PM Moon enters Gemini.
Following Venus’ return to forward motion last night, planetary realignments continue. This morning hopeful Jupiter turns retrograde in Taurus so the status quo, six retrograde planets, continues. Retrograde Mercury in Virgo is in an uplifting trine and the Taurus Moon is conjunct the jolly giant Jupiter. Optimism and upbeat moods prevail. Playfulness is encouraged even as a sense of deja vu persists. For many souls, life seems to be a grand adventure. Minds are receptive to elevating thoughts. Stories are shared in a spirit of friendship and fun. Throughout the day, writing, communications, learning and travel are facilitated. Stay alert if you are out on the highways late tonight. Moon in Taurus, Mercury trine Jupiter, Jupiter retrograde.
The easy-going Sunday morning mood is due to the void of course Moon in Aries. It’s a fine time to relax your mind and do as you please. Attend to the chores and hobbies of your choosing or simply kick back and savor each late summer moment. By noon the Moon is in Taurus, setting the table for pleasurable pursuits. Midday brunches, lunches and picnics with family and friends are delectable. Address more serious concerns under this afternoon’s lunar sextile to Saturn. Venus sits in late Leo and after traveling retrograde since July 22nd, turns direct this evening. The direction shift is sure to touch hearts and with retrograde Mercury moving into a trine with Jupiter, it’s a good time to reach out to friends and lovers. Moon in Aries v/c 7:57AM-11:00AM Moon enters Taurus, Venus direct.
Now waning, the Aries Moon remains an energizing force. Her early morning trine to Venus arouses affectionate feelings and a passion for living. Because Venus has stationed in Leo and will soon resume forward motion, and a total of six planets are retrograde, the past is not far behind today. Weekend activities are likely to include fond remembrances. Joyful reunions are also quite possible. For many souls, self-awareness is heightened under the Aries Moon. Be sure to keep partners in mind as you navigate the day. Moon in Aries.
Rabbit! Rabbit! The month is off to a magical start as the Moon aligns with mysterious Neptune shortly before dawn. Dreams may be prescient. Kinship with Nature and loved ones envelops sensitive early birds. By mid-morning the Moon enters pro-active Aries. Cobwebs are brushed aside, clearing the way for adventurous spirits to set off on adventures and face life challenges. However, the path ahead may be strenuous. This afternoon’s lunar opposition with Mars underscores the need to proceed mindfully. With Venus stationed and on the brink of returning to forward motion, some reunions are successful while other folks may lament missed opportunities. Moon in Pisces v/c 6:36AM-9:25AM Moon enters Aries.