Insight From Stellar Influences
By Michele Avanti CAP, EFT-3
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When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE anything that you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours this month when the moon is void of course: Sept. 15 from 11:51 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Sept. 20 before 1:15 p.m.; Sept. 23 from 12:33 p.m. to 1:04 p.m.; and Sept. 25 before 1:17 p.m.; and Sept. 30 before 6:46 a.m..
Waning Periods: Sept. 1-7, and Sept. 23-Oct. 6 begin with the full moon. It is a time of completion. In candle magic, it is known as the time of banishing.
Waxing Periods: Sept. 8-22 begin with the new moon. It is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it is known as the time of gathering.
NEW MOON: Sept. 8, 3:30 a.m. in Virgo. This waxing period focuses on employment, health, workplace issues and small animals.
FULL MOON: Sept. 23, 2:17 a.m. in Aries. This waning period focuses on your image, appearance, your energy and competitiveness.
Mercury Stations Direct Sept. 12 @ 4:09 p.m. Best to wait until the 19th before purchasing any new communication equipment or signing new contracts.
How to Use This Column:
Because both your sun and moon sign are important, please read the sections for both of them. As you do, note that each section is broken into Insight & Picture.
Insight: offers a Insight to what the planets may be trying to teach you during this period. Ponder it, and your consciousness should expand.
Picture: is a broad picture of what may occur in your world during this period in time.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: Freedom from chaos, deep sleep and wonderful dreams activate under a waterfall. Picture: Annoying emotions caused by the desire to fulfill idealistic dreams result in sleepless nights.
8-22: Insight: Criticism does not release stress it only changes its form. Picture: Reassessing your health plan calls for clear communication. Criticism clouds the issue.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Honor those who lose, so that you may win. Picture: You have tremendous energy now and will win in the aggressive sports you love.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: Fear not, completing one dream will lead to another. Picture: A romantic opportunity brings fulfillment. Your intuition is clearer than usual.
8-22: Insight: Your first response is all you need. Picture: A new opportunity for security at work gives you the emotional prowess to secure love.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Centering with deep breathing creates peace in the midst of chaos. Picture: You feel pressured to complete a project and are frustrated by aggressive people.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: Sleep is a time of realignment of all the bodies. It regenerates health and focus. Picture: You sabotage yourself when an addiction keeps you from getting enough sleep.
8-22: Insight: Awareness in each moment is the key to accountability. Picture: A new situation at work challenges you to focus on the details.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Rushing to compete without reviewing talent is unwise. Picture: It's fun, finishing a project with competitive chatter. Love is possible now.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: When you know, you know. Picture: You are highly intuitive now, dreamy, romantic, emotionally weepy and have the opportunity to complete a long awaited dream.
8-22: Insight: Benefits are the result of good choices. Picture: You feel more secure with yourself and your family, and it is a great time to create new healthy habits.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: To see, you must first let go of your opinions. Picture: You're threatened by a superior's 'get things done' attitude. This is not the time to test them.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: Running is a reaction when the individual forgets they are soul - a limitless spark of God. Picture: A stressful situation forces you to reconsider the way you run away from what you really want.
8-22: Insight: It is through the eyes of the detail people that we understand the value of things. Picture: You're irritated by others telling you that you need to curb your physically indulgent habits.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: The lion need not boast since all know he is king. Picture: Fulfilling passion with an athletic person or winning a competition is strongly indicated.
1-7: Insight: The heart knows truth. One must clear the mind to trust it. Picture: Prophecy, visions, dreams and other intuitively impractical issues fill your mind with questions, and you feel pulled between your practical world and that of spirit.
8-22: Insight: A new program's success relies on daily recognition of achievements. Picture: You feel the need to get in shape and can successfully set a whole new health regime in motion now.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Only the one who does the job knows what it takes to do it right. Picture: While completing a difficult task, you are stressed by what people think of you.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: There are many ways to release stress, the best is laughter. Picture: Emotional desires and the need for love challenge you to examine how you sabotage yourself.
8-22: Insight: Procrastination is only annoying until the deadline passes and something is lost. Picture: You're frustrated by all the little things at work, and challenged to examine how you use time.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Balancing passion and peace develops wisdom. Picture: You must choose between keeping the peace in an important relationship or fulfilling your passion.
Scorpio: Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: The flower un-nurtured still gives its beauty, but dies too soon. Picture: Your intuition is on target giving you the opportunity to understand where you feel you've failed in the past. 8-22: Insight: Visualizing is a key to manifestation because all things happen first on the inner planes. Picture:: The desire to have more energy will help you make better food choices and start a new exercise plan. 23-Oct. 6: Insight: Intuitive knowledge is a gift not to be used for self-gratification or manipulation. Picture: Power struggles cause you to take another look at who you are.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: Material security is Maya. Awareness of soul's infinite state is true security. Picture: You're challenged to examine how racing into action may be self-defeating, and due to a lack of focus.
8-22: Insight: Success requires precise choices. These depend on recognizing the details. Picture: Workplace issues challenge your health, when you eat without considering what you're eating.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Success requires risks, but must be tempered with logic. Picture: You're filled with energy and can win at something you're passionate about. This can range from sports to love.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: To step back and examine the whole pattern, one can then find and remove the flaws. Picture: Now, you easily fall in love with an old dream and find yourself openly expressing your emotions!
8-22: Insight: To toss the future with a the right details is the art of manifestation. Picture: A good time to set new goals for health and finance. Meeting with a health therapist or financial consultant will benefit you now.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: To hope an issue will resolve itself, just allows it to fester. Picture: You're challenged to finally address the question of who is in control.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: Before going to bed, fill a piece of paper with tomorrow's work. Picture: You're challenged by too many projects, and need to prioritize to find balance and restful sleep.
8-22: Insight: Your value is not equal to the work you do, but rather to the happiness you emanate. Picture: Health problems develop due to stress. Now you must take time to breath, walk, relax and say, "No!" to new projects.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: Beating a dead horse devalues your point and bores the audience. Picture: You feel like competing and are mentally on target, this is an excellent time to showcase your opinions.
Aug. 24 - Sept.7: Insight: A dreamer cannot make their dreams visible without physical work. Picture: An intuitive feeling drives you to connect with someone from your past.
8-22: Insight: Balance between desire and practical actions is the key to manifestation. Picture: The desire to buy new clothes for work, calls for a new budget.
23-Oct. 6: Insight: in times of indecision, emulate a spiritual being. Picture: You feel pressured by aggressive people. Choose your words carefully and make sure to speak.
Virgo, you're the incredible analyzers of the zodiac. Grounded and practical you have a highly developed sense of perfection. You're meticulous, fastidious, organized, forthright, responsible, refined, youthful, mentally acute and technically efficient. In your more negative mode you're: critical, insecure, self-centered, finicky, demanding, a worrier, nervous, gossipy and a hypochondriac.
Whatever you do, you strive for perfection. You excel as a health official, nutritionist, dietician, doctor, nurse, analyst, veterinarian, small animal trainer, maid, social worker, lecturer, writer, comedian, teacher, statistician, engineer, accountant, policeman, fireman, charity worker and in any field that involves service with an eye for details.
Famous Virgos include: Lyndon B. Johnson; Augustus Caesar; Joseph P. Kennedy; Prince Albert; Aristotle Onassis; George Wallace; Ingrid Bergman; Leonard Bernstein; Caligula; Maurice Chevalier; Elizabeth I; Greta Garbo; Ivan the Terrible; Jesse James; Walter Reed; Tom Watson; Barry White; Dee Dee Meyers; Ann Richards; William Howard Taft; Margaret Sanger; Tricia Yearwood; Fiona Apple; Freddie King; Adam West; Brian Epstein; Damon Hill; Holly Robinson; Preston Tucker; Hamilton Jordan; River Phoenix; Van Johnson; Yogi Bhajan; Debbie Gibson; Van Morrison; Todd Eldridge; LeAnn Rimes; Huey Long; Roddy McDowall; Richard Valeriani; Peter Sellers and Leo Tolstoi.
Michele Avanti CAP, EFT-3, is a certified astrology professional, metaphysical minister, emotional freedom practitioner and award winning author. For a personal consultation (taped session $144 per hour) call: 541-863-6631.