New Moon in Virgo September 9, 2018: The Nines

The New Moon in Virgo on September 9, 2018 features some supportive energies meant to propel you into a new phase beginning this October.

The Aspects

New Moon opposite Neptune- this is a luminous influence that will help you step into your magic. Just when you thought you knew who you were, Neptune comes in and makes you believe you are confused and lost. Reflect.

New Moon sextile Jupiter- optimism and enthusiasm

New Moon trine Pluto- an archaelogical dig of your emotions will take place. Reflecting on your summer is favourable now.

Jupiter sextile Pluto- upgrading

The Nines

September 2018 is a 9 universal month. This number has a lot of negative associations as it is the number of completion, release, reflection, and endings. It can be a heavy energy, but we are being blessed with spell binding aspects during this New Moon. According to Pythagoras, he called the 9 “ocean and the horizon” because it had all the numbers within it and none beyond it, as the ocean contained all the water and all that is within the water and continued to the horizon as far as man could see. For after 9 is 10. All numbers following when added together to the last digit cannot produce a number higher than 9 as its root. So it returns itself as water to the ocean. Ironically, the most important aspects during this New Moon involves the watery planets Neptune and Pluto. So we are coming into ourselves.  Let’s not forget that Saturn also turned direct on September 6th which helps us move forward on newly renoed foundations. Venus also entered its shadow phase this week, kick-starting a deep alchemical process of shedding the old and welcoming in the new.

To Conclude…

The New Moon in Virgo is a 9 month energy on the 9th day of September. We are traversing the liminal boundaries of our world and the great potential that awaits us coming up this October when we enter a 1 universal month.

Virgo energy is here to refine, serve, and heal, so let’s not tell ourselves that we have to sacrifice our happiness and self-care at the expense of the 9 energy. Virgo is an earth sign and the way we handle its energy constitutes our understanding of the lessons we should have learned first inwardly. This New Moon is an initiation. Each 9 we come to is an initiation to a new cycle, because what follows is 10, the number of our gravitational field.


New Moon in Virgo September 20, 2017: Solitary Witch

Date: Wednesday September 20, 2017

Moonbeams: Witchery & Surrending

Our New Moon in Virgo features 5 planets in Virgo with some auspicious configurations for magic.

Virgo is the sign of the Virgin which is all about being one with one’s self, and not needing anyone to define you. Virgo is a very solitary sign because it spends a great deal of time alone putting up walls of reserve and solitude in order to examine the divine details from a place of quietude. This encapsulates Virgo in a pristine crystalline structure that allows Virgo to view every situation from a place of clarity and reserve. Mercury, the ruler of Virgo is still conjunct Mars meaning that even Virgo’s are having trouble trusting information coming through at this time. Thought processes have quickened, but at the expense of intuition which is the cleaning agent of Virgo. Mars opposite Neptune is distorting our dreams and wishes, so the energy is very messy and in Virgo season, this is the equivalent to hell breaking loose. Saturn squaring the New Moon is putting pressure on the New Moon to clean up this confusing mess and the Moon is freaking out blaming itself for this kerfuffle.

If we go back to the basic archetype of Virgo, it’s one of solitude and quietude. Releasing blame and self critical behaviour is the best “cleaning agent” at this time. Mercury opposite Neptune is allowing us to weave spells of magic, to use affirmations and mantras to achieve the desired results. Having a heart to heart conversation with your guides and the universe will alleviate the pressures from Mercury and Saturn at this time.

It’s time to prune your broomsticks, get out your grimoires, and polish your crystals. The greatest lesson this New Moon has to offer us is that we are not the Be All and End All. There is no shame in asking the universe for help or calling upon higher forces for assistance. Most of us have been going through some major transformations this last little while do to the eclipses, and as a result we have found that we have been putting extreme pressures upon ourselves in order to get through the changes we have been experiencing. Part of the lesson of the Mercury Mars conjunction has been about releasing control. This is one of the hardest things for Virgo to accomplish, but surrendering control by calling upon higher forces is what will allow you to see the divine in the details as opposed to just a messy situation. We cannot forget that Virgo is a Mutable Earth sign which means that changes we co-create now will have a long lasting effect. This is why Virgo is the sign of the Witch. A witch is only a person who in her centredness invokes spirit to create change.  What a better time for magic?





New Moon Solar Eclipse in Virgo: Sept 1, 2016: Through the Looking Glass

Our New Moon in Virgo Solar Eclipse is about taking the rose coloured glasses off! The new beginnings that are taking place are the fruits of the Saturn/Neptune Square that we have been dealing with since March 2015. The new information that has been collected will come to head with Mr. Detective Virgo, and will be revealed from old beliefs that have been struck down. The Saturn/Neptune Square is uncomfortable, because who wants to admit to themselves, that their illusions are only illusions? Virgo is a down to earth sign, so if anything, if you have been doing the work all year of releasing, then this new moon eclipse will be affirmation that you have done the right thing. If you have not been doing the work, get ready to say goodbye to your illusions in a grand way. The Saturn/Neptune Square has been teaching us to trust the process of life, and the divine timing of all things. Illusions and suppression of emotions will have to be released.It’s important to note, that Mercury Retrograde is very close to Jupiter, which means that as painful as it will be to say goodbye to your illusions, this placement suggests that these are just minor bumps in the road, and you will be able to ease into your transformation.

This new moon solar eclipse also has a karmic flair to it. This will be lined up with the Virgo North Node/Pisces South Node, so there will be new information leading you to experience something totally brand new coming up. This Eclipse is happening at 9 degrees in Virgo, the number of endings, releasing, and celebration, which is happening in the 9th month of the year, and a 18 universal month which reduces to 9. This triple 9 code is also happening on the 1st of September, 1, being the number of new beginnings….so we are all literally on the cusp of change! Because of this karmic influence, this eclipse energy will exceed its usual 6 months side effects, and go into infinity! Look to see where the moon will be in your natal chart- prepare for a huge life changing transformation in this area of your life for years to come.The future is yours.

Eclipses are doorways ushering in new energy to be embraced. This new moon solar eclipse will be more of a looking glass, where we will finally be able to see who we are and where we are headed. Are you ready to climb through the mirror to experience the world beyond it? The world beyond is your true world, no more distorted images, just a clear reflection of all that you are about to become! Instead of setting intentions during this New Moon, dream big, because as we enter into a new evolutionary cycle, your dreams just may come true!

Consume yellow/orange foods on this day as it will nourish your body with the colour of the sun- bright and light, to minimize the shadow effects of this eclipse

Work with grounding crystals and gems such as hematite, garnet, green moss agate, and other green stones

Exercise or spend time in nature

Create a Gratitude Oracle where you express all of the things you are grateful for from the beginning of the year until now, and from the past 9 years. Make sure to state your gratitude oracle aloud, as the solar eclipse has a lot of masculine energy, which is outward and expressive.