September 18th to 19th are sizzling days, as Venus in Libra opposes Uranus Rx in Aries and makes a sextile to Mars in Sagittarius. Sudden developments in relationships or finances can be exciting and risky. There’s positive potential (and an urge to break away from the familiar) but remember that Uranus promises nothing but liberation and clarity.
On September 20th, Mercury Rx in Virgo trines Pluto Rx in Capricorn. On September 22nd, Mercury stations direct, and on September 23rd, Mercury direct trines Pluto. Mercury’s shift from Rx to direct signals progress, answers and the results of corrections. The trine to Pluto adds profound understanding and impact. Improvements can be more meaningful than you realize. Combined with the Autumnal Equinox on September 22nd, this will be a significant turning point. There may be a pause as you take stock of what you’ve learned and balance that against the rest of your year. This is a finely-tuned moment - it demands precision and careful choices.
As Venus moves into Scorpio on September 23rd, the Venus/Uranus flash from Libra/Aries will set off something deeper. The initial surge of excitement/attraction can draw your attention to more demanding issues, and Mercury/Pluto will hand you the tools to deal with it.
Aspects to Venus in your partnership sector (including the opposition to Uranus in your sign) suggest a sudden attraction to someone new and exciting. Or, an urge for freedom in an existing relationship. The Sun into your partnership sector and Venus into your sector of shared resources shifts your attention to the deeper layers of a partnership. Venus’ initial shake up would have revealed what more you wanted. Now, you’ll be looking at how to make that happen. Also of concern: how surface dynamics reflect what goes on beneath the surface.
Mercury in your sector of routine suggests progress in a stalled work conversation, medical issue or search for answers. The fix, improvement or vital detail can finally be isolated and implemented. Analysis and careful attention to corrections can get things moving in the right direction.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of routine can reveal an unexpected imbalance in a partnership or work situation. Too, a health issue can receive a jolt. Fortunately, you’ll also discover untapped reserves of energy that can help you power through. The Sun into your sector of routine and Venus into your partnership sector will emphasize giving/receiving between you and a significant other. The difference between necessary obligations versus doing something to make the other person happy will come up. Fortunately, Venus will encourage cooperation and the desire to get serious about what matters. For some, Venus can introduce an intense new attraction.
Mercury in your sector of self-expression hi-lights a key issue involving artistic work, children/pregnancy or personal goals and recognition from others. Delays or questions can be resolved as you break through to a wider audience or receive confirmation. Too, it may be time to finally try out that new approach/solution that can elevate your situation. A wider perspective, increased knowledge or enhanced education can be integrated for maximum effectiveness.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of self-expression can trigger a sizzling new attraction or a happy surprise in an existing relationship. Efforts to promote your work or public image can provide an unexpected breakthrough, and your one-on-one connections will offer a significant energetic boost. The Sun into your sector of self-expression and Venus into your sector of routine keep the flame of attraction or creativity burning, but now you’ll be focused on the most efficient way to move things forward. After the initial fun or splash of achievement, it’s time to get down to business. Venus suggests help from others, improved co-worker relationships and access to the strategic layers of a partnership. What can they do for you, and what are you willing to do for them?
Mercury in your domestic sector indicates progress on a home or family issue. A discussion or puzzle involving family history, domestic relationships, domestic finances or relocation can be resolved. The key will be your willingness to dig into the details and look closely at how a traditional situation can be improved.
Aspects to Venus in your domestic sector can shake things up with unexpected career or family developments. A new job offer, change in professional focus or sudden urge to do things differently around the home can trigger 180 degree changes in your situation. Even a positive surprise can leave you feeling a bit rattled. The Sun into your domestic sector and Venus into your sector of self-expression suggests there’s cause for celebration, or at least the need for you to integrate new sources of pleasure into your homes environment. For some, this could herald the arrival of a child.
Mercury in your communication sector can finally deliver an answer you’ve been waiting for. Too, an ongoing partnership discussion can be resolved, with the clarification of one, important detail. A missing piece of information that you’ve been digging for can emerge. Results will be dependent on your previous attention to detail and willingness to upgrade your knowledge. This influence can empower you, and your words, if you target a specific issue with relentless determination.
Aspects to Venus in your communication sector suggest an exciting announcement, unexpected flirtation or surprising result to a distant goal you’ve been reaching for. You may feel like putting all your cards on the table/your heart on your sleeve, with an impulsive surge of risk-taking. The Sun into your communication sector and Venus into your domestic sector will bring home the results of external influences. Whether you reached out or received, you’ll be reminded how new developments will affect those closest to you, or how your private life will be impacted.
Mercury in your sector of personal security can resolve a financial or emotional issue. A financial discussion or efforts to tighten up your budget can deliver results, as you implement the most practical changes. Even if it’s taken a while for you to see the results, changes in your work or daily routine can be integrated with impressive outcomes. Your financial security and self-esteem can receive a boost if you’ve been working on what’s better/healthier for you. The most sensible solution may not be exciting, but you’ll have a chance to see how empowering it can be.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of personal resources can trigger the urge to splurge, or giddy moments of pleasure. The rush will be sweet, but make sure you keep an eye on your bank account, or how much you’re giving away. This applies to money and emotional energy. Gifts, goodies and spending on minor home improvements can also grab your attention. Too, you may catch wind of a surprising source of income, or a brilliant way to boost a home business.
The Sun into your sector of personal resources and Venus into your communication sector suggest that Venus’ surprising intro can lead to much more. You may be inspired to get serious about strategic financial or emotional requests. The brief taste of sweetness can have you craving something stronger, or open your eyes to what you really deserve/are capable of. There’s more to uncover, and Mercury in your sign gets you primed with all the answers. Well, maybe not all the answers, but you’ll certainly be prepared and in control of the facts. If you want to move forward, launch something, or move on to Phase Two, this is the time. Not only will you have worked through the problem, you’ll have an added dose of confidence and can’t-miss instincts. If it feels right and you’ve identified what you want, say it/do it.
Aspects to Venus in your sign can see you taking an uncharacteristic romantic risk, as you make the first move, or let someone know how you feel. If you’re feeling bold, go for it. The Sun into your sign and Venus into your sector of personal resources will add confidence and strategy to your next moves. You’ll be looking at how you can benefit, and if the other person recognizes your worth.
Mercury in your hidden sector flips the switch on a background issue or secret that you’ve been unclear about. If you’ve been waiting for the final piece of the puzzle, or wondering when the blanks will be filled in, wait no more. Not only will you have the inside track on private info, your instincts will be sharp. It may not be time to go public just yet, but you’ll have a clear understanding of what your next steps should be.
Aspects to Venus in your hidden sector can reveal a surprising bonus, or something unexpectedly sweet. Too, something hidden may be revealed about what you want/who you’re attracted to. As the Sun enters your hidden sector and Venus enters your sign, you’ll go public (or something may come out before you’re ready). Venus into your sign gives you an edge in the attraction game - everything that comes naturally to you (magnetism, intensity, complete focus on an issue) can work in your favour.
Mercury in your social sector suggests a turning point with a friend, group, social event or social media. Watch for a long-awaited answer/conversation/announcement. You’ll be aligned with the right people, or you can release a public statement that has maximum impact. Excellent for networking or Phase Two of a public launch/promotion/project.
Aspects to Venus in your social sector can trigger an unexpected attraction, or a surprising flip from platonic to romantic. (or vice versa) All social issues will be a bit unpredictable, but the sextile to Mars in your sign gives you the confidence and enthusiasm to handle whatever comes your way. This your moment to step out and make an impression. The Sun into your social sector and Venus into your hidden sector will shift the focus somewhat, from public status to private desires. Social issues involving networking, status or professional achievement will matter less than what appeals to you on a very personal level. A relationship can develop behind the scenes.
Mercury in your career sector indicates progress around discussions with management, a job search, or upgrades to your professional skills. After much contemplation, you could arrive at a decision about your professional future, or implement improvements/solutions that enhance your earning power. You could receive an answer about a job you’ve been pursuing.
Aspects to Venus in your career sector can see you fired up by hidden ambition or a private desire to gain recognition for the work you’ve done. There’s potential for rewards, but what you get may surprise you. A job offer, professional relationship or issue with your professional image may do a complete about-face. Success can hit suddenly. The Sun into your career sector and Venus into your social sector can increase your ambition, while spotlighting your public and professional relationships. Excellent for networking or deepening social contacts that will impact your success. This can be a social time, but it’s not just about fun and games.
Mercury in your opportunities sector, and its trine to Pluto in your sign, suggests significant progress. Plans or information involving travel, education, legal matters or publishing can work out to your benefit, as you finally get the intel you’ve been pushing for. Too, this can be the moment your words reach a wider audience, after delays or reviews. Your ongoing search for an answer or confirmation can finally yield results, and it will be due to your efforts to push past known or accepted solutions. You’ve been searching for more, and now you’ll find it.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of opportunities can trigger an unusual attraction, or push you to make go public. The risky impulse can be sweet, and it may open up more good things. Travel, long-distance romance, education, legal matters or publishing are areas where the unexpected can work in your favour. As the Sun enters your opportunities sector and Venus moves into your career sector, you’ll be looking at how that initial impulse will fit into your future. Relationships with those in authority, or your professional image, can receive a boost.
Mercury in your sector of shared resources can uncover an answer/solution you’ve been digging for. Debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, or physical/emotional intimacy can be areas where you experience a breakthrough or deeper understanding. You may be able to connect the dots in an obscure issue, or finally have that intimate conversation.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of shared resources can trigger a surprising moment of intimacy (or sudden sexual encounter) that rocks your stability. It may be hot but unnerving. Too, there could be a sudden urge to spend it all, but a financial opportunity may also beckon. As the Sun moves into your sector of shared resources and Venus enters your opportunities sector, you’ll be looking at how much further you can take the financial or emotional matter. Is there room for growth? There may be, but know that Uranus often acts as a catalyst, rather than a long-term influence.
Mercury in your partnership sector continues the theme of partnership potential. There may be a decision/answer about a relationship or attraction that’s been on hold. Too, a partnership discussion can be cover a lot of ground as you work out the details and plan for the future. Any decision about your love life will be based on powerful facts and a deeper understanding of what’s best for you - trust what you learn.