between Pallas in Cancer
and retrograde Chiron in Pisces
stresses the need to review and reflect on a wound we seem not be able to heal with our traditional and familiar approach or politics we used in the past. Therefore, at the event of the Virgo New Moon at 7:36 am EDT
this morning, we can plant new intentions, which concern our effectiveness and efficiency as well as the betterment of our lot and also try out improved techniques or methodologies, especially with the lunation’s ruler Mercury also in Virgo, one of his home signs. Ceres in Virgo’s opposition
to retrograde Neptune in Pisces
brings a reality check on many counts that asks for reason and common sense as we sort, sift and wade through unresolved issues, unmet expectations and unfulfilled longings, dreams or visions, while confronting a growing sense of disillusionment, lowered or false ideals and less support in an atmosphere of ignorance and unresponsiveness. Awareness of our errors, misgivings or misguidance and failures inspires insightfulness that prompts fixing and correcting. There is no avoiding of certain necessities any longer. Damage-control is in order. We have to save and rescue and spare us from more grief and suffering. Consequently, Mercury in Virgo’s semi-square
to the North Node in Scorpio
(sesqui-quadrate South Node in Taurus)
together with retrograde Pluto in Capricorn
’s dynamic and flowing aspect to the nodal axis (sextile NN in Scorpio/trine SN in Taurus
) pressure us to figure out what we can do to influence our future prospects in such a way that keeps us from repeating past mistakes now that we have the opportunity to evolve and use our shared resources in our mutual interest, thus putting the past behind us by constructively utilizing our powers and relying on our accumulated experiences.
The Sabian Symbol for the New Moon at 13:04 Virgo states:
“An aristocratic family tree. Keynote: A deep reliance upon the ancestral roots of individual character – ROOT POWER.”
(Dane Rudhyar, “An Astrological Mandala: The Cycle of Transformations and its 360 Symbolical Phases”, Page 159)
Tarot card of the day is the “8 of Pentacles”, suggesting that we’re building on our previous successes, especially in regard to the work we’ve done in the past or the visions and dreams we’ve had. We need to be diligent, make an effort and plug away. Important is also in this regard to find out the facts, to increase our expertise, to check and recheck what we’re doing.
Today, September 6, the Moon will make ingress to Libra at 3:12 pm EDT, shifting our mood from critical and somber to peaceful and balanced and making us seek out cooperation and agreements.
Tarot card of the day is the “8 of Swords”, suggesting that we need to look at a difficult situation from a new angle and with a different perspective. Because our thinking is limited and we’re struggling to see a way out of our dilemma, it is imperative that we open our eyes to the options that lay in front of us. There are choices available, but in order to recognize them, we have to get into the right mindset first.