Key Themes: public recognition, work-life balance, strategic alliances, path-finding

Sagittarius, the month of September holds potential for reassurance in your career sector while highlighting the importance of maintaining an awareness of your home life. This month’s astrology is also supportive of developing strategic alliances in your future direction while providing opportunities for recentering on your path-finding journey.

The month kicks off with Venus entering earthy Virgo on September 4th. As the planet of Beauty & Connection activates Sagittarius’ sector of career and reputation, empowering yourself through competence and offering meaningful service to your community may feel particularly fulfilling until September 29th. Venus in Virgo also compels you to open yourself to humbly receiving recognition and reassurance from others in the public sphere.

Mercury, the planet of Communication, turns retrograde in charming Libra on September 9th, activating Sagittarius’ sector of friendships and future goals until September 23rd. Mercury will then retrograde back into analytical Virgo as it re-enters Sagittarius’ sector of career and reputation. Sagittarius, although it’s in your nature to be optimistic about the future, Mercury retrograde challenges you to steady your mind and objectively review the role(s) you play in your community while reassessing priorities in your life’s direction. With Mercury retrograde, it’s a good idea to revisit past ideas and tie up loose ends with your colleagues and allies.

The dreamy Full Moon in Pisces on September 10th balances your outward focus by shining a spotlight on emotional sensitivities in Sagittarius’ sector of home and family. This Pisces Full Moon illuminates the importance of attuning to your home life and challenges you to develop a heightened awareness of your private world. As this Full Moon conjoins Neptune, the planet of Illusion & Imagination, your mission is to tend to your spiritual roots and connect with your inner voice so you can receive inspiring visions from deep within.

On September 22nd, the Sun enters graceful Libra, shining a beam of awareness in Sagittarius’ sector of friendships and future goals until October 23rd. Welcome to Libra season and the Fall Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere! Libra season is ripe for bringing your attention to pathfinding and forward direction, which excites the natural seeker that you are, Sagittarius.

The New Moon in Libra on September 25th provides an opportunity to renew your future direction with quality alliances and experiences that promote a sense of serenity. At the same time, this New Moon makes a tense opposition to your ruling planet, Jupiter in fiery Aries, in Sagittarius’ sector of self-expression and creativity. The Libra New Moon sets the tone for the next 4-weeks, so use this lunar portal to infuse your future goals with newfound thrusts of creativity and playful inspiration.

Flying with the uplifting winds of Libra season, the month ends with Venus entering its home sign of Libra on September 29th, activating Sagittarius’ sector of friendships and future goals until October 23rd. Sagittarius, while it’s in your nature to be freedom-oriented, Venus in Libra reminds you to get by with a little help from your friends! Use Venus in Libra’s magnetic charm to form strategic alliances while taking opportunities for peaceful recentering on your path-finding journey.