Search for Structural Balance – September 23- 30 2020

From the equinox forward, new issues have upset the environmental and political balance. With the Moon in Sagittarius, the court system is a focus. Mercury in Libra is in opposition aspect to Mars retro in Aries, and we are rushing to review the past to realign the future. Saturn square aspect to the planets in opposition aspect, makes a T-square, while the Moon moves to a trine aspect with Uranus. The passing of an iconic figure, although not totally unexpected, highlights the delicate balance of the socio-political world. The surge in Covid-19 cases worldwide exceeds all expectations. A lockdown in some nations and communities, highlights health issues. Air quality is now a concern for most of the western states in the US, while smoke from the fires is reported to have reached Europe. Libra is an air sign; the balance is not easy to maintain. The first quarter Moon phase on Sept 23-4 also denotes a crisis in the making. The Moon ingress to Capricorn gives a stellium in the sign of the Mountain Goat. New assessments are made for the final phase of the race for leadership.

Summary of Major Aspects of the Week

Wednesday September 23rd — The Sun ingress Libra and Mercury in Libra with a square aspect to Saturn in Capricorn as balance itself seems pinned to a political decision, a possible upset in power. The Moon in Sagittarius with political justice pending and trine aspect to Mars retro in Aries, regressive actions could be made to forestall the structural change envisioned by Saturn and Pluto in Cap. The Moon in a sextile aspect to Mercury as legislative action is initiated. Venus in Leo and quincunx aspect to Neptune in Pisces as dramatic actions prevent a renouncement of authority. The Moon ingress to Capricorn late in the evening or nighttime, depending on location, for a stellium, a major configuration. A focus is on organization in power centers. The Moon square aspect to the Sun for the 1st quarter (chart image), indicates a developing crisis. The Moon is then sextile aspect to Ceres retro, and the Sun is quincunx aspect to Ceres, drawing input from an idealistic generation geared to government reform.

First Quarter Moon
September 23-24 2020

Thursday September 24th —  The Moon in Capricorn is square aspect to Chiron retro in Aries by mid-day (US time zones), as conventional moves are rejected, and trine aspect to Uranus for the more dramatic capture of the bishop, as the opposition tries to castle in Capricorn. It is a play of power analogous to the chess board and the law of the land. The Moon transits Jupiter in Cap late in the day, or morning on the 25th for the eastern hemisphere, for an expansion of influence and judicial reform.

Friday September 25th — The Moon in Capricorn is sextile aspect to Neptune in Pisces and quincunx aspect to Venus in Leo, as the underdog gains power to a mixed reaction. The Moon then encounters the dormant force of Pluto and Saturn retrograde planets, energizing deeper power centers (the entrenched rulers). The two planets Pluto and Saturn combine energy in an effective conjunction aspect with the lunar transit, initiating a structural upset, positions in government are threatened.  As the Moon transits Saturn, Mars plies to the square aspect, forcing the differentiation of the reins of power. Individual circumstances are improved with the application of restrictive measures in health, and prevention of disease.

Saturday September 26th — The Moon ingress to Aquarius overnight or early morning hours, and trine aspect to the Sun in Libra, indicating a greater flow of communication or intuitive understanding. The square aspect of the Moon to Mercury, also in the same time-frame, initiates intense discussion at the Mercury ingress to Scorpio.  The Moon in a sextile aspect to Chiron retro in Aries indicates a warning and advice is given. The Moon square aspect to Uranus in Taurus follows with some upsetting news. Mercury in Scorpio is in a trine aspect to Ceres in Pisces, noting that you reap what you sow. Younger generations gain in influence.

Sunday September 27th — The Moon in Aquarius transits the midpoint of JupiterNeptune sextile aspect, initiating the combined influence, further disintegration of power structures. Venus in Leo and in a quincunx aspect to Saturn in Cap allow for a moment of grace, a face-saving, as those indicted or removed are offered some reprieve.

Monday September 28th — The Moon ingress to Pisces in the early hours of the day, and a conjunction aspect to Ceres, with the involvement of the younger generations, while the trine aspect of the Moon and Ceres to Mercury in Scorpio gives a voice to change and restructuring of political movements, as the dispositor is Pluto in Cap.  Health issues benefit with increased potential for effective remedy. The Moon in a quincunx aspect to the Sun in Libra later in the day, with issues of repression gaining some recognition.

Tuesday September 29th — The Moon in Pisces is sextile aspect to Uranus in Taurus, possibly distributing some of the loss of a financial collapse. Greater empathy for the impoverished and newly impoverished segments of society gain with the Moon sextile aspect to Jupiter in Capricorn. Renewed efforts to pass a new relief measure could be underway. The Moon in a conjunction aspect to Neptune in Pisces reflects the situation of the losses for unemployed or suffering from the disease of the pandemic.

Thanks for reading this preview of the week ahead. Stay safe, wear your mask and watch the distance.

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September 22, 2020

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