FEATURE — A bold and fiery full moon will ignite the sky this week.
With the moon standing opposite to the sun in Libra on Friday, Sept. 29, its brightness will peak and a super full moon in Aries will adorn the sky.
Also known as the Harvest Moon, this full moon activates the Aries-Libra axis of relationships: the relationship we have with ourselves (Aries), and the relationship we have with others (Libra).
Patience could feel hard to come by, and the need to radically be ourselves is ever-present, especially in terms of how we preserve the essence of who we are within the context of a relationship. The balance comes through connecting authentically to our own needs while still finding a way to meet in the middle.
During a full moon and the days leading up to it, emotions rise to the surface. It can feel more difficult to stay quiet about issues that have been brewing below the surface for some time. In the first sign of the Zodiac, this full moon could indicate the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end, and it’s a fortuitous time to harvest seeds that were planted during the Aries new moon that occurred some six months ago.
Meanwhile, all the outer planets continue to move in retrograde, which means we are more prone to contemplation than foolhardy action.
The resolve to transform a part of life bursts forth, though the steps to take are likely blurred behind a veil of uncertainty. A willingness to just jump and see what happens could take hold. Part of this is stimulated by a desire for something different and realizing a pattern we are resistant to break. The key may come down to making a series of small adjustments that unhinge us from the past. What can you do today that looks slightly different from yesterday?
So what does this all mean for you? Find out below.
March 21-April 19
Time to shine in the limelight, dear Aries, as this full moon is happening in your sign, illuminating your first house of identity and physical health. You are more energetic and focused now on your own needs and how you present yourself to the world. Seeds you planted some six months ago are likely to blossom. With your ruling planet Mars making a square to Pluto, you are feeling the pull to transform your life but the vision you’re drawing up is tied to old behaviors that may be blocking the way. Don’t forget: small adjustments can lead to major changes.
April 20-May 20
Feeling the pull to retreat? With this full moon lighting up your 12th house of the subconscious, imagination and dreams, this is a time for deep healing and letting go, dear Taurus. Spirituality and introspection are favored now. A desire to travel, experience something novel or head out on a new adventure is likely burning beneath the surface. If you’re feeling blocked from doing this, it may come down to outdated beliefs that need to R.I.P. It’s time to challenge those beliefs and cut yourself free.
May 21–June 20
It’s a bright and beautiful time for friendships and reaching for the stars, dear Gemini, as this full moon is lighting up your 11th house of group associations and future dreams. If you feel that a relationship, romantic or otherwise, has been holding you back from participating in a desired activity, you may decide to say something now. Part of this is challenging you to be vulnerable in a different way. Aside from this, your ruling planet is making several harmonious aspects with other planets throughout the week, which is likely to have you feeling a bit lighter and more optimistic.
June 21–July 22
With this full moon illuminating the very top of your chart, you are more visible than ever, dear Cancer. In the 10th house, this full moon pulls matters related to your career and public reputation to the surface. If you’ve been working on a project, seeking recognition or hoping to make a change in your career, now is the time that you may see progress. This is the time to put yourself out there because you are likely to be seen. Likewise, keep in mind that this visibility does make you a little more vulnerable, so make sure to put your best foot forward.
July 23–August 22
If you’ve been feeling restless, now is the time to embark on an adventure, dear Leo, as this full moon is happening in your ninth house of philosophical outlook, foreign lands, higher education and reaching a wider audience. You could be feeling a tug-of-war between wanting to do something your way and realizing you need to try something new to produce your desired outcome. This could be a thought pattern that is keeping you stuck. Breaking out of this allows a deepening of your perspective and insight into how to transform your daily routine to manifest your dreams.
Aug. 23–Sept. 22
This full moon could have you feeling a bit emotional, dear Virgo, as it lights up your eighth house of intimacy, shared resources and deep psychology. The eighth house is a highly transformative place for the full moon and points to the energy of the Phoenix rising from out of the ashes. But this also is about power: the balance of power within your relationships and how you empower yourself. Passive streams of income could see a boost now.
Sept. 23–Oct. 22
Love is on high for you, dear Libra. With the full moon standing opposite your sign, a spotlight is put on your relationships now. In your seventh house of partnerships and contracts, this full moon illuminates areas of life you are known for, as the seventh house is the natural home for Libra. This is a time when you are likely to meet people and make connections, so long as you put yourself out there and be social. Friends may be quick to offer suggestions about something, but you may be resistant to what they’re saying or feel that there’s a disconnect.
Oct. 23–Nov. 21
If you’ve been wanting to quit a habit, now is the time you may just abruptly make the change, dear Scorpio, as this full moon is lighting up your sector of daily routine, health and work. If you’ve been burning the candle at both ends or running on empty, you are now motivated to refine your routine to better manage your time. Over the summer, you likely had your eye on some long-term goal or achievement. But maybe you’ve been holding yourself back in some way due to beliefs hidden in your subconscious. It’s time to face these fears and challenge them. They may not be as deep-rooted as you think.
Nov. 22–Dec. 21
The muse has come. With the full moon in a fellow fire sign, you are overflowing with passion now, dear Sagittarius. In your fifth house of pleasure, this moon illuminates all matters that light up your heart, such as hobbies, games, romance, creativity and children. This is a powerfully expressive time that could see creative projects coming full circle. Aside from this, you may be feeling a bit of tension between adventures calling within and what others want to do. It’s important to follow your heart and resist falling into patterns of people-pleasing.
Dec. 22–Jan. 19
With this full moon lighting up your fourth house, your attention is turning toward home and family, dear Capricorn. For some, this could indicate a time when you are moving, renovating or looking to change locations to find a place that feels more like home. You are likely to feel more nostalgic now and inclined to rummage through old photos or family heirlooms. The moon shines a light on inheritances, the roots that attach you to a place and to who you know yourself to be.
Jan. 20–Feb. 18
It may be time to say what you need to say, dear Aquarius, as this full moon illuminates your third house of communication, writing, short-distance travel and activities that involve the hands. For the last two weeks, you may have found yourself more introspective than usual (if that’s possible!), but now is when that insight simmers to the surface. Your words, whether written or spoken, are impassioned. But while this time may be full of chatter, it would be wise to find time to sit in silence. It’s in the silence that you are able to transmute that insight into something meaningful to offer the world.
Feb. 19 – March 20
Following the last full moon that was in your sign, dear Pisces, this full moon is lighting up your second house of money and self-worth. You want to indulge in the finer things in life and stimulate the five senses. Be wary of emotional shopping and impulsive buying, as it could feel for some that money is burning a hole in your pocket. But this moon also illuminates the give and take between you and someone else, especially in terms of life choices. If you’ve been handing the reins to someone else, remember that you have the power to take them back and steer yourself toward the things you really want.
For a more specific outlook, read the forecasts for both your sun and rising signs. If you do not know your rising sign, use this online calculator.
It’s important to remember that astrology forecasts are not meant to be fatalistic. Rather they offer a window into current energetic influences, so we may work with them and help foster a more wise and loving spirit.
Ed. note: This information is composed by St. George News editorial staff for entertainment purposes only.
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