AstroCompass: Horoscopes for the week of 16 September 2019

This week is all about Saturn, as the planet of discipline, restrictions, and order stations direct after spending the last four and a half months retrograde. As Saturn begins his motion forward in the heavens we are able to gain traction where we have recently felt helpless. This is also a time when bad situations can begin to move on, so if you’ve had a difficult summer you can expect to start finding relief.

Just before Saturn begins moving forward it needs to stop in order to change directions. In astrology, this stop is called a station, and the place where a planet stops has the potential to be rather significant. At 13 degrees Capricorn, Saturn stops right on the fixed star Ascella. Traditionally, this star is said to bring good fortune and happiness. While these are not often qualities associated with such a sever planet, it promises positive changes in the difficult situations many have been dealing with. Capricorns born January 1st, 2nd, or 3rd will receive the bulk of this star’s blessings. Expect a week filled with excitement and surprises.

The second major aspect this week occurs on Saturday when Jupiter squares Neptune. This is the third in a series of three squares between these planets in 2019. The first was on January 13th, and the second was June 16th. Both planets are in mutable signs, intensifying the delusional energy of these two planets in play. Jupiter and Neptune both have a difficult time with limits, and express overly idealistic tendencies.

As the final square perfects, we are presented with one final opportunity to address personal delusions we may have unproductively clung to. This could be a turning point for many who have tackled drug or alcohol addiction in 2019, giving them another boost of energy to conquer this personal demon. Paired with the productive energy of Saturn as it stations direct, there isn’t anything that cannot be overcome right now.

Globally, this week promises to unmask deception and to separate fact from fantasy. We saw similar events happen around the world during the first two squares, and we shouldn’t expect anything less. From now till mid-October large lies will be revealed, and individuals in positions of power will fall as their illusions and large-scale deceptions are uncovered.

Astro Homework

This week’s homework assignment pulls on the power stationing direct. Along with the power to move on and gain traction in bad situations, we can commit goals. Now is the time to initiate projects and work towards long-term goals. If you’ve been thinking of starting your own business, saving for the purchase of a home, or going back to school now is the time to do it. Remember that nothing is ever quick or easy with Saturn, but his strength will help see your goals to completion.

Aries (21 March — 20 April)

Delays and setbacks at work are coming to an end this week as Saturn begins to move forward again in your 10th house. You can expect to see this area of your life begin to take form again. An opportunity for advancement is possible midweek, and it would be worth taking extra time to think about your career direction. Over the weekend, spiritual energy flows between your 9th and 12th house, giving you the opportunity to take time to relax and embrace the metaphysical side of your psyche.

Flower: Tulip

Taurus (21 April — 20 May)

Reclaiming your personal time is the name of the game for you this week Taurus. You’ve spent a great deal of time lately focusing on the needs of others, and you need to find time for yourself. Learning a new skill may become a priority as well this week, giving you the opportunity to open your mind to new experiences. For many, you may have the opportunity to also expand your palette as well. Jupiter’s final square to Neptune on Saturday brings a financial issue between you and another person to a head, and it might be best for you to take the high road and let go of something that is not worth the fight.

Flower: Geranium

Gemini (21 May — 20 June)

It’s time to take control of your finances, and you will have the opportunity to address debt you may have been struggling with the past several months. Now is the time to not only make a budget, but stick to it. A power struggle hits on Thursday, and you will need to be cautious about how you handle authority over others. If you are not careful, you could easily end up saying something you will regret. Saturday’s square between Jupiter and Neptune bring foggy energy to your professional relationships. This is not the best time to question your boss. Remember that discretion is the better part of valor.

Flower: Dandelion

Cancer (21 June — 20 July)

This week is all about doing some spring cleaning in the area of your life that rules your relationships. Now is the time to decide who is important in your life, and who is not. It may be necessary to end a friendship, or even acknowledge that a family member is no longer a healthy influence in your life. A disagreement with a sibling, cousin, aunt, or uncle is possible on Thursday, and you may find yourself in a power struggle with this individual. Don’t let your emotion over take your capacity for logic. Over the weekend keep your ears open, and your mouth shut. Listening carefully will allow you to assess a disagreement with those you live with.

Flower: Gerber Daisy

Leo (21 July — 20 August)

A boost to your immune system, and great power of physical stamina blesses your body this week Leo. You are not only called to help a number of physically demanding tasks, but you are able to work circles around others. Other will acknowledge your hard work, and you’ll be able to bask in the glory of their acclaim. Nostalgia sets in over the weekend, and you may be missing someone close to you. They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, and you can really feel that right now. To help alleviate negative feelings be sure to accept any invite from a friend to hang out.

Flower: Stargazer Lilly

Virgo (21 August — 20 September)

Both children and creativity are featured equally this week for you Virgo. An inner spark of artistic energy is triggered, and you can’t help but feel the need to put your hands to work. As Mars trine’s Pluto from your sign on Thursday you can expect high energy to keep you moving. It will be rather difficult for you to sit still right now. This is because you feel there is more to do than there are hours in the day, and all you seem to want to do is play. Remember that if you work hard this week, you’ll soon be able to reap the rewards of your creative labors. Over the weekend, a disagreement with a member of your household may bring a personal set-back. However, it will be short lived if you can listen to their feelings carefully.

Flower: Dahlia

Libra (21 September — 20 October)

It’s time to get your home in order Libra, and Saturn is asking you to get organized before it’s too late. Get your hands dirty by digging through old closets, your basement, and the attic. In the process you are due to uncover an interesting tale about your roots. This week is also a great time to work on your family history or genealogical research. Your family’s past may not be something you think of too often, but it will help ground you through a major cleaning project. Over the weekend, the potential for a minor cold or allergic reaction is possible. Monitor your immune system, and see a physician if anything appears serious.

Flower: Honeysuckle

Scorpio (21 October — 20 November)

Serious talks or negotiations are possible this week as Saturn stations direct in your 3rd house. This is likely the culmination of a decision you’ve been trying to make through most of the year. Allow yourself the opportunity to network, and you may soon find yourself in the company of powerful allies who can help you get ahead in life. At some point this week you may feel pressured to make a decision or produce innovative ideas quickly. You prefer to take your time researching, though you may not have that luxury. Go with your gut, and it won’t fail you. Over the weekend, a serious conversation with someone close to you may be necessary to work through a minor conflict.

Flower: Hollyhock

Sagittarius (21 November — 20 December)

Financial progress is promised this week Sagittarius, and you will have the opportunity to either invest or put a nice chunk of cash away. This is because you’ve been work hard to overcome self-doubt in your earning power. Too long you’ve been asking yourself, what am I working for? Well, now you’ll have some clarity and the ability to answer some of the tougher questions about your mission and worth in life. Expect a surprise at home on Saturday, though you will want to be careful not to be deceived. A friend or relative may ask for a financial favor, and you will need to firmly refuse their request.

Flower: Amaryllis

Capricorn (21 December —20 January)

It’s a big week for the sign of the Sea-Goat. Your ruling planet, in your own sign, stations direct. Ever since April, you have been feeling lost, and possibly somewhat defeated. Saturn has been testing your patience, and providing you an opportunity to confront seemingly insurmountable obstacles. If you’ve learned humility, and have been able to allow yourself to face personal fears, you’ll be able to make progress quickly. You can expect a change in luck and direction to begin this week, and continue to prosper through the rest of the year. Over the weekend, you may receive criticism form a supervisor or parent. It would be best to accept their words with an open mind.

Flower: Sunflower

Aquarius (21 January — 20 February)

Much of 2019 has been colored by endings in your life, as Saturn has marked a time for you to say goodbye and lay old patterns, situations, and environments to rest. This week will be no exception, though it will be more psychological. Confronting fears and insecurities is never easy, but as Saturn stations direct you will be able to more successful confront the darker side of your personality. Be cautious driving midweek as you will be prone to being pulled over, or receiving parking tickets or fines. Hypervigilance will keep your reputation and wallet safe. Over the weekend, a philosophical discussion with a friend gets your creative juices flowing. However, be sure to remember that not all disagreements need to be resolved. Sometimes a debate is just a debate.

Flower: Foxglove

Pisces (21 February —20 March)

Friendships are highlighted for you this week Pisces. Saturn stations direct in your 11th house, and brings the potential to refine and solidify your social circle. Don’t be surprised if you meet someone who could become a lifelong friend before the week is over. Pisces who are single may even find that a romantic relationship is initiated. For those of you who are already in committed relationships, you are due to rediscover your partner as cheerleader who can push you to achieve your best. Over the weekend, a disagreement with a friend is caused by the stress they are carrying from keeping a secret. If you press gently, you’ll be able to help them unburden their self before agitation causes strain on your relationship.

Flower: Blanket Flowers

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