Sensitivity is rather high today and we may be inclined to take some personal time or otherwise withdraw from the fray. It is important to balance our activity with some time for consideration, particularly if we are finding ourselves pulled in opposing or contradictory directions. To some extent, we may find ourselves disillusioned by the newness of innovation and exploration, looking for ways to rediscover some past security. However, feelings of nostalgia also need to be balanced with conscious awareness of our need for growth and change. In some way or another, today is a day to acknowledge and embrace change, while allowing ourselves to honor or grieve what is left in the past.
The moon continues in Leo, and the influence of this phase in your life can exquisitely shape your whole being. The lessons you’re diving into keep bringing major realizations.
Jupiter makes a minor aspect with Saturn, prolonging a decision. Where did you go wrong in your relationships? The questions can be haunting for sure, but the solutions are extremely empowering once you set aside your pride and allow your inner light to shine.
You are in a cycle here without a doubt. Think of this as a spiritual upgrade, a part of the human experience. Recognize this phase of the journey and see how you can add love to the situation. Understanding and inner healing all matter right now, especially in the earlier half of the day. With the moon in Leo, you feel your aura lift. You might even be able to reach out to someone you’ve been longing to speak to for some time.
Today is the 264th day of 2022
1 days until the Autumn Equinox
Mercury is Rx in Libra
102 days until 2023
Sun is in Virgo
Moon is in Leo
Mercury is Rx in Libra
Venus is in Virgo
Mars is in Gemini
Jupiter is Rx in Aries
Saturn is Rx in Aquarius
Uranus is Rx in Taurus
Neptune is Rx in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is Rx in Aries
Ceres is in Leo
Pallas is in Cancer
Juno is Rx in Pisces
Vesta is Rx in Aquarius
North Node is Rx in Taurus
Lilith is Rx in Cancer
Part of Fortune is in Leo
Ascendant is in Libra
Midheaven is in Cancer
DAILY ANIMAL SPIRIT CARD
42 | Otter Spirit | You are never alone.
Like true friends, otters nurture each other and express their affection through touch. Actions such as holding hands and giving hugs offer reassurance that we are never really alone and that we are always cherished; Otter Spirit has appeared to remind you to experience and express friendship in a tangible and even tactile way.
Communicate with your voice, your facial expressions, your gestures, and your actions, letting your love express itself beyond just the words you speak. Otter Spirit’s message is that presence matters, so remember to be fully present with those you care about, helping them sense the love and affection and appreciation you have for them.
Now is a time for a joyful celebration of the love in your life that expresses as friendship and companionship. Hug someone, touch their arm, or simply look into their eyes with your full attention, saying, “I care. You matter.” Make time for friendship.
Otter Spirit promises that the moment you reach out, you will remember that you too have many who love and care about you. You are never alone, and you are always loved.
XII | DEATH
The Death card in Tarot is a card of major transformation and new beginnings, and it probably won’t be easy. The Death card meaning in a Tarot reading is about transformation, passage, and change. Although it is the Tarot card that many people fear, Death generally does not mean physical death. As a rule you should never predict deaths (or the outcomes of illnesses or pregnancies for that matter) as a Tarot reader. It is unethical and irresponsible. Aside from the ethics, The Death Tarot Card usually signifies spiritual transformation and a time of change and new beginnings, not actual death! The transformation or change that Death can bring can be difficult, unexpected, sudden or even traumatic but it will bring with it a new lease of life. Its best to try not to resist the change the Death Tarot card brings as resisting it will only make the transition difficult and painful. Instead try to embrace the change as a fresh start. This Major Arcana card can also signify the need to let go of old issues or beliefs when it appears in a Tarot spread. It may be telling you that you need to draw a line under the past in order to move forward in a positive direction. A Death card transformation can be a bit of a shock to the system but ultimately it’s a positive one.
In a spiritual Tarot reading, it indicates a time where you can deeply connect to your higher self and discover a depth of spirituality that you may not have even known you possessed. This spiritual transformation may be brought about by grief or loss or heartbreak that you have experienced. It can represent a difficult transition from an old situation to a new beginning. Try to embrace the change even if it is difficult, it’s leading you to your higher path.
2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
9/25/2022, NEW MOON IN VIRGO: You might have a strong need for balance and harmony now. You probably desire to keep things nice rather than venturing into fundamental questions in order not to disturb the peace. You must learn to share your good and bad feelings. Do not be afraid to be who you really are, despite what is expected of you.
10/2/2022 FIRST QUARTER MOON IN CAPRICORN: You might have a strong need for being useful to the society and you look for justification in the outside world. You may underestimate what you want from yourself and for yourself. Shyness may be accompanied by resentment of the fact that others ignore you. Do not seek approval from the outside, it will not help you get rid of your doubt and it is harmful to you. You have to trust your inner values.
10/9/2022 FULL HUNTER’S MOON IN ARIES: The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster then is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
A Full Moon usually brings things to a head. It’s often a highly charged time emotionally and with this Full Moon being in combative Aries, it has the potential for a few things getting out of control. Aries is the sign not known for patience – or for restraint. If we look at the meanings associated with Aries, we can begin to appreciate that there may be more than strong feelings associated with this Full Moon.
Being direct and pushing right ahead tend to be the traits we associate with Aries, so this Full Moon is a sign that tempers may be short and issues may provoke a hair-trigger response. Sometimes you need a big argument to clear the air – and at the time of the Full Moon in Aries, that’s more likely to happen than not. However, Aries is not all about the big fight and if you’ve been trying to make progress with a few things – but seem to have come up against some blockages – the Full Moon in Aries may mark the moment when you can start to move forwards and take action.
Of course, those two outcomes may be related because Aries indicates a time when people (and events) charge ahead regardless of the consequences. Events may happen fast under this Full Moon – and that may happen in our personal lives – and in the wider world too. The image that comes to mind is of people at loggerheads, largely because the person in charge, really isn’t listening to any alternative view and may not even care about any downside that is caused to other people – either personally or in a wider sense.
10/17/2022 LAST QUARTER MOON IN CANCER: Your feeling of safety is now related to your home, family and related activities such as cooking and gardening. You may be prone to emotional fluctuations; you should learn to forgive and forget in order to avoid depression from thinking too much about things. Your perception of the world can be very subjective; try to create a certain distance without being bitter. Due to your rich emotional manifestation you can create a real sense of belonging in the world.
10/25/2022 NEW MOON IN SCORPIO: Moon in Scorpio creates the need to delve into your feelings as deep as possible. You desire meaningful emotional exchanges now more than at any other time even if it is not easy and you are forced to change many things. Shallow relationships do not satisfy you, because they are not purifying enough.
The position of the Moon in Scorpio is very passionate and mysterious. All accumulated in the subconscious is put forward to the fore: passion, jealousy, aggression, the thirst for power, the desire to win. Instincts now take precedence. In these periods, more fights and psychological pressure. However, this time allows a person to more easily know the depths of his soul, to exceed his possibilities – a sudden transformation, the awakening of the soul, important spiritual discoveries are close. Do not try to hide the facts, but do not disclose all your plans, do not be too tense, do not try to implement secret designs. Beware of resentment of someone from others. It’s easier to start things that require more courage, determination. However, it is more difficult for criminals to cope with themselves, they are more inclined to extremes. These are the days of martial arts, the soldiers of the Spirit. More experienced people are more aware of how to take control of enslaving passions.
Not only fighters or those prone to crime become more active, but also those who are involved in power structures: military, police, security structures, etc. Increased interest in magic, magic, secret esoteric sciences. This period is favorable for artists, because feelings, passions are hot, the subconscious provides many opportunities for self-expression. This period is less favorable for teachers: students are more interested in love affairs and evil jokes. Favorable time for signing documents, renting out property, painting work premises, showing trust, solving problems, sending detailed inquiries, starting campaigns against competitors, making important transactions. A good time for activities in the field of police control, surgery, research, exploration, meat trade, mining, investment management, and also in the area associated with funerals.
SEPTEMBER 2022 ASTROLOGICAL CALENDAR
SEP 22 — SUN ENTERS LIBRA/FALL EQUINOX
The fall equinox is a day of balance and harmony as the hours of lightness and darkness are equal. On a similar theme, Libra season brings peace, compromise, and harmony as we try to defuse situations with grace and charm over the next four weeks.
SEP 22 — SUN IN LIBRA CONJUNCT MERCURY IN LIBRA
Read over any important contract before putting your signature on it. During this aspect, major decisions require careful consideration.
SEP 23 — MERCURY RETROGRADE ENTERS VIRGO
Back again in Virgo, Mercury is comforted in its ruling sign, but can cause plenty of anxiety for us as we are disordered and hyper-focused on flaws and the need for perfection.
SEP 24 — VENUS IN VIRGO OPPOSITION NEPTUNE IN PISCES
This aspect has us putting on our rose-colored glasses as we see what we want to see, not what’s actually there.
SEP 25 — NEW MOON IN LIBRA
This autumn lunation hits the emotional reset button, creating some much-needed balance in our lives. It’s a good time to start new relationships or just look at a situation through clear eyes.
SEP 25 — VENUS IN VIRGO TRINE PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
A good day for winning people over as this influential aspect increases our charm, allowing us to get what we desire.
SEP 26 — SUN IN LIBRA OPPOSITION JUPITER IN ARIES
Everything seems to fall into place during this optimistic aspect. Luck comes easily as long as we aren’t greedy or demanding.
SEP 27 — MERCURY IN VIRGO TRINE PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
A day to hit the books and do plenty of research on serious topics until we get the answer to our problems—even if it’s not the answer we were hoping for.
SEP 27 — MARS IN GEMINI TRINE SATURN IN AQUARIUS
A day of innovation as goals are achieved with hard work and clever thinking.
SEP 29 — VENUS ENTERS LIBRA
In its other ruling sign. Venus focuses on the important relationships in our lives and finding harmony within those relationships. While we are less assertive, we can use our charm and cool attitudes to get what we want.
SEP 29 — CERES ENTERS VIRGO
With the nurturing Ceres in service-oriented Virgo, it’s important to find time and energy to take care of ourselves and attend to our only healing rather than tending to the needs of others.
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