Astrological update for the week of August 23, 2021: Virgo season and Full Moon recovery
There was quite a discussion on my Facebook page Sunday about the sleeplessness of the Aquarius Full Moon! With Uranus stationary in the sky and modern ruler of the lunation, the Uranian pressure to wake up can happen a bit too literally. In any case, the Sun moved into Virgo shortly after the 29 degree Full Moon and joined Mercury and Mars which are already in Virgo, taking us fully into Virgo Season.
The sign that the Sun is in acts as a filter for our conscious experiences, and the Sun in Virgo is all about wrapping up the details. We are nearly halfway through the zodiac, and it’s time to assimilate the experiences of the signs that came before before we make the shift at the Equinox into Libra and complete the passage around the wheel of time. Transits of the Sun are typically pretty mild – they last only a day or so and simply serve to illuminate or call our attention to something which may have been hidden in the darkness of the subconscious.
This week is pretty quiet astrologically and offers a chance to regain our balance and hopefully get a good night’s sleep! And now, the week ahead. (Dates and times are given in EDT and UTC, please adjust for your locality.)
Monday, August 23. Our connections are strengthened all day through a harmonious trine from Venus, in Libra where it is at its strongest, urging us to pursue beauty and love in all things, to Saturn, planet of structure and control. Venus/Saturn aspects promote responsible interactions and easier commitments, and facilitates greater balance and equality in relationships. The Moon, in Pisces where we tend to feel more of […]