Horoscopes: Week of August 26, 2019

Aries, the best service is always based on your truly held values. What do you care about most? And how much time do you devote to that in your daily schedule? So many of us have values that are barely reflected in our calendars because they get squeezed out by other demands on our time. If you value creativity, are you making time for unscheduled play? If you value health, are you attending to your body’s needs for nourishing food and recreation? If you value the environment, are you getting your hands dirty? Analyze and align this week.

Taurus, your very selfhood and self-image is an act of creation right now. You’re remaking you; that is the main project. Use your wild inspiration to play this week. Get your hands dirty, full of paint or clay or cloth, or food that you’re whipping up in the kitchen. If you feel pulled in all kinds of different directions, Virgo season is the time for analyzing what you want and determining some priorities. You may not be able to do all the things right now, but if you start somewhere, you will be engaged in this life-giving game of becoming.

Gemini, inspiration comes out of nowhere and shakes the foundations. Timing is everything. Use what you’ve got. Whether it’s your home and family that requires your attention now, or something about your legacy and vocation, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty details. Analyze to discern what is important, prioritize, and take action. There is some healing in order here, potentially.

Cancer, focus on your wildest dreams this week. What feels so out of reach that you’re afraid to even say you want it? Speak that dream to yourself. Write it down. Nothing is off-limits here—envision. You are in the midst of a long-term project that includes re-wilding the collective, and finding belonging in strange yet comforting places, and the time is right for your unconventional goals. Having conversations is one of the most important things you could do this week.

Leo, in this project of re-wilding your vocation, wyrding your public image, and leaving a genius legacy—it is crucial that your actions be aligned with your values. This week is ripe for analyzing your true values and determining what is most worthwhile. Resist the impulses that direct you to make less valuable decisions for short-term satisfaction. This is an exciting project, but it’s a long-term project. What measured steps can you take on your highly strange, wonderful path to your version of success?

Virgo, that pull towards wildness that you’ve been feeling is incredibly strong this week. There is some unusual freedom that beckons you. A crazy idea to explore, or perhaps a place that is like a magnet for you, somewhere you must visit, whether it’s halfway across the world or just a few hours away. Sometimes you just need to know. The answers you get may be surprising, but knowledge is often the greatest medicine. So pack your bags and go on the quest to which you’ve been called.

Libra, this week is about healing for you, and like much of healing work, this happens on a private, inner level. Revelations make their way to the surface of your consciousness, and once you become aware of them, the landscape is forever changed. In order to heal, sometimes you can’t be “nice.” Sometimes withdrawal is necessary. Certainly, you will not do everything perfectly in the process of healing, and that’s fine. The mistakes are part of the medicine. Give yourself space.

Scorpio, this week continues the Virgo season theme of your relationships with others. Where can you engage with the collective, with your community, by cultivating strong, wild partnerships with individuals? Who is your Wild Woman role model--the person you would love to be friends with because they inspire you? Try to connect with that person this week. This is about re-wilding your interpersonal landscape, to include deep, unexpected relationships through time with others, in person.

Sagittarius, continue to focus on your legacy this week, and ask yourself this: how could the lasting impression you leave on the world be, at least in part, an act of service? Of all the problems on this earth that need solving, all the illness that requires healing, where would you start? Virgo season is about looking at all of the small parts that make up the whole. You can’t save the world this week. Just find one place, person, or issue that matters enough, and then use your particular genius to serve them.

Capricorn, something you’ve created needs to be put out into the world. It might be wyrd, in the sense that it’s part of your unique destiny. It might still be coming together now. Put time into this; find other people who can help you get the word out. Explore possibilities for engaging with creativity, and note that even if you don’t identify as an artist, creativity is human. It shows up in many different ways for different people: how you solve a problem, how you wrap a gift, how you invent a game to play with your kid on the fly—all are expressions of the creative impulse. Find your expression.

Aquarius, the rumblings of change are happening again at home. Take care to notice what is revealed to you on an inner level this week. Mysteries are being revealed. Knowledge approaches. Memories spread and grow like weeds in your consciousness, unbidden. Make time for this process of revelation, and you will learn more about who you really are, where you come from, and what you want.

Pisces, strange ideas and words pop out when you’re with a certain other person. Does this person inspire you? Is there something you need to say to them? We all have psychic potential, but yours is often stronger than most. Let your intuition guide you, and say what comes to mind, even if it seems weird. It’s often exactly the message that was needed. Continue to analyze and improve your relationships, and nurture what is of value.

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This Week’s Major Aspects

Dates and Times for New York, NY (EST)

Venus at 6.31 Virgo trine Uranus Rx at 6.31 Taurus: Aug. 26 at 11:38 am

Mars at 6.30 Virgo trine Uranus Rx at 6.30 Taurus: Aug. 28 at 6:52 am

Mercury enters Virgo: Aug. 29 at 3:47 am

Sun at 6.28 Virgo trine Uranus Rx at 6.28 Taurus: Aug.29 at 11:14 pm

Dark Moon at 6.46 Virgo: Aug. 30 at 6:37 am

Mercury at 6.26 Virgo trine Uranus Rx at 6.26 Taurus: Sept. 1 at 10:10 am

Venus at 14.07 Virgo trine Saturn Rx at 14.07 Capricorn: Sept. 1 at 2:48 pm

Weekly Moon


Waning Crescent Moon enters Cancer: Aug. 25 at 5:05 pm

VOC Moon in Cancer: Aug. 27 from 4:55 – 7:53 am

Moon enters Leo: Aug. 27 at 7:53 am

VOC Moon in Leo: Aug. 28 at 8:06 pm – 7:57 pm Aug. 29

Moon enters Virgo: Aug. 29 at 7:57 pm

Dark Moon at 6.46 Virgo: Aug. 30 at 6:37 am

VOC New Moon in Virgo: Aug. 31 from 4:45 am – 7:07 pm

New Moon enters Libra: Aug. 31 at 7:07 pm

What does VOC Moon mean?