STARGAZING—Week of August 28th through September 3rd, 2017

Aug 27, 2017 | Monthly Astrology|Stargazing

Saturn ended his retrograde cycle (started early in April) on the 25th. The god of setting boundaries, hard work, legalities, and long-term planning is now in his final run through Sagittarius before moving into Capricorn on Dec. 21st, the Winter Solstice. Cautious expansion is called for, as well as hard work to move ahead.

This week should be a quieter week, after the forceful energy of last weeks Full Solar Eclipse. Mercury moves forward on September 5th, but you could feel the positive motion a few days ahead of time. As Mars trines Uranus, it brings you some unexpected news from out of the past. Could be about family, or that great job contract comes through.

Tuesday has minor energy bumps, but no problem as long as you do not try to go too fast. Just try to go with the flow.

On Thursday, Mercury, retrograde in Virgo since the 12th, moves backwards into Leo, the same degree where the eclipse came together. People could be talking about a national issue. Whatever the news is will prove to be interesting.

It would be nice to get some playtime in between now and September 5th, because getting to work will soon be a new demand. Take a break over the Labor Day weekend if you can. You have ten days to go over things and get it right this time.

September begins with Mercury still retrograde until the 5th. Relationship planets Venus and Mars also pass over that sensitive degree in September. It is like the solar eclipse lasts longer because the same sensitive degree keeps being hit.

September 2nd will be an “out of sorts” day. This is a great time to prove to be different, even with Uranus retrograde. This is a powerful drive to show your gifted and unique self.

Sunday September 3rd is different in that Mars merges with Mercury while it is still retrograde. This is a rare combination. It tells you that it’s time to rehash or rethink something and make a positive change to something that will altar a previous decision or situation. It could be a rekindling of a relationship, long thought to be dead and gone. It’s the ending of something, which brings in new beginnings.

We all shall have to watch for greater meaning regarding these changes of energies. All of the inner planets are now direct, so that picks up the pace and helps you move forward. Time to roll up your sleeves and dig in.