Welcome to September, Leo. During August, you found creative ways to express yourself during the pandemic, from doing makeup tutorials to making signs to bring to protests. On Tuesday, September 1, there is a full moon in dreamy Pisces. The comforting water sign energy of Pisces can help you work through some of the pain you’ve experienced — that we’ve all experienced together — this year. You want to move forward in a productive manner. Use this lunation to meditate with the intent of healing old wounds.
From Wednesday, September 9, to Friday, November 13, warrior planet Mars goes retrograde. Mars rules assertiveness and sex. As a powerful fire sign, you may feel a bit stifled during this time. You want to scream, argue, and release some sexual tension. Rather than try to force this energy, lean into your softer, Venusian side. Lions love to lounge. Be lazy. Pamper yourself. Overload your loved ones with affection. Wear your favorite outfits and makeup.
Take advantage of the time to rest, because a new moon in organized Virgo occurs on Thursday, September 17. New moons mark fresh starts. Virgo’s practical and driven vibes help you take a peek at the future. Even though things are uncertain right now, it doesn’t mean you can’t start to think about how you want to make a difference. With an election coming up and the fight against systemic racism raging on, you’re ready to get organized.
Circle Tuesday, September 22 in your calendar. It’s the fall equinox, which asks you to get ready for the winter. You’re thinking about your family, Leo, and those far away from you. Due to COVID-19, we can’t predict when traveling will be safe again, but go ahead and begin conversations with loved ones about how to handle the holidays.
This date is also the start of Libra season. Represented by the scales, Libra rules partnership, justice, and balance. You’re a star and you know it. Whether it’s through social media or safe in-person activism, you are a valuable asset to your community. Just make sure to do whatever you can to take care of your own needs, too. Be safe, and see you in October.
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We know many of you may be feeling worried, frightened, or isolated right now. Although the stars don’t have answers to the multitude of questions running through all of our minds, astrology may at least provide some comfort during times of uncertainty. We urge you to donate to one or all of these organizations if you’re able to; if you can’t, we created a guide to ways you can support the BLM movement other than financially.
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