How The Full Moon in Virgo (Feb. 24, 2024) Will Affect Your Zodiac Sign

How The Full Moon in Virgo (Feb. 24, 2024) Will Affect Your Zodiac Sign

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With a full moon in Virgo underway, the cosmos beckons us to embrace the essence of purification. But before we dive deep into the astrology of this lunation, let’s take a close look at the magic and spirituality of this lunar phase. As you may remember, the full moon phase marks the midpoint of the lunar cycle, which is when the moon is fully illuminated as seen from Earth. Similar to the way the new moon marks a period of renewal and intention setting, the full moon is a representation of completion, culmination, and emotional revelations. It’s a powerful reminder of the cyclical nature of our lives, urging us to reflect on emotional evolution and release what no longer serves us. Energy flows where attention goes, so many of you could begin to see your intentions come to fruition at this time. 

This is a perfect time to think back to the new moon in Virgo that took place back in September 2023. Governed by Mercury, Virgo’s zodiac archetype is symbolic of our emotional, mental, and physical well-being. It teaches us to approach life with meticulousness and refinement. Under the influence of this lunation, we are called to purify our mind, body, and soul, seeking clarity and balance in every aspect of our lives. This is a time to assess our habits, routines, and relationships with a discerning eye, identifying areas in need of improvement so we can take practical steps toward personal growth. This lunation encourages us to refine our routines, organize our surroundings, and clear our minds. However, this is a lot easier said than done when considering the astrology of this full moon, especially with Mercury (its ruler) detriment in Pisces.

Remember, the full moon phase is essentially a call for balance between the sun (our sacred masculinity, ego, and physical identity) and the moon (our divine femininity, emotional landscape, and innermost feelings). With the sun in Pisces and the moon in Virgo, we are presented with a unique opportunity to harmonize the subconscious and the practical aspects of our lives. Dreamy Pisces, ruled by Neptune, is associated with intuition, empathy, and spirituality. Methodical Virgo, on the other hand, is ruled by Mercury and is recognized for its analytical nature, attention to detail, and perpetual acts of service. In our birth chart, the sixth house (Virgo) represents our day-to-day lifestyle in the physical dimension, while the 12th house (Pisces) speaks about our privacy and unconscious patterns. 

With all of that being said, this full moon is asking us to reflect on what we need to get in order, mentally and spiritually. After all, our physical reality is a manifestation of our inner world, so if something’s off balance, Luna will be the first to let you know. More importantly, with Mercury (the ruler of this lunation) transiting the sign of Pisces, our introspection is deepened, and our intuition is heightened, but there’s a catch. While Pisces encourages us to trust our instincts and embrace the subtleties of the unseen realms, Mercury seeks tangible evidence and concrete details. This synergy ultimately challenges us to create a balance between what we feel intuitively and the logical evidence being presented to us at this time.

On a brighter note, the moon will form a harmonious trine to Jupiter, the planet of abundance, expansion, and spiritual wisdom. This means that despite what may seem ambiguous or hard difficult comprehend at first could result in something incredibly rewarding. Are you ready to put in the work? Know that what is being illuminated is being brought to your attention for a reason. Make a commitment to be the best version of yourself. 

Aries
Your health and well-being are a priority under this lunation, Aries. Hovering over your sixth house of wellness, routines, and day-to-day affairs, Luna is prompting you to pay close attention to your daily devotions and health regimen. You may feel a strong urge to refine your schedule and establish healthier habits during this time.  Mercury in Pisces will simultaneously provide you with intuitive insight, even if that means you feel guided to get more rest or spend time in solitude. Luckily, Luna's trine to Jupiter indicates there is a sense of expansion and/or optimism when it comes to your finances and a sense of security. Reflections: How can you prioritize your self-care routine to enhance your overall well-being? What steps are you taking to establish a healthier lifestyle?

Taurus
With the full moon gracing your fifth house of love, happiness, and recognition, it will bring light to themes of creativity, self-expression, and your definition of pleasure. While encouraging you to explore new hobbies and passion projects that contribute to your productivity, the influence of Mercury in Pisces brings focus to your social networks and that of your colleagues, friendships, and like-minded peers. Let your intuition guide you toward aligning your social connections with your long-term goals. After all, when considering the moon's trine to Jupiter in your sign, there's an undeniable feeling of hope and opportunity for you to embrace your true potential. Reflections: How can you infuse more creativity and joy into your life? In what ways can you align your social circles with your aspirations?

Gemini
Things are brewing in the homefront, Gemini. Under February's full moon in Virgo, via your fourth house of home, family, and emotional security, you may find yourself drawn to creating balance and structure in your personal life. The same goes for those of you who are seeking stability in your environment, this lunation marks a time for you to address issues related to your living situation and/or family dynamics. Also, with your celestial ruler, Mercury in Pisces, your career, superiors, and sense of authority are highlighted, as you may feel the need to set boundaries at this time. Reflections: How can you create a more nurturing and supportive home environment? In what ways can you align your career goals with your deeper spiritual values?

Cancer
With the full moon shaking up your third house of communication, you could feel the need to express yourself effectively and seek more clarity in your interactions. It's important to pay close attention to your mental health, as you are encouraged to work towards improvement and purification in the communication realm. Mercury in Pisces is also nudging you with intuitive insight that could inspire you to explore new avenues or expand on a skill that resonates at a soul level. Luna’s trine to Jupiter is also presenting you with the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who support you in the pursuit of your dreams. Reflections: How can you enhance your communication skills and intuitive gifts? In what ways are you ready to broaden your horizons and explore new territories?

Leo
February's full moon in Virgo is charging up your stability-seeking second house of money, security, and value systems, highlighting everything from your sense of self-worth to your money-making abilities. This is a time to reassess your finances and take practical steps towards the prosperity you seek. However, with Mercury in Pisces transiting your eighth house, your focus may shift toward deeper psychological insights and transformations, specifically when it comes to the way you're managing your shared assets and other sources of income. Fortunately, the influence of the moon trine Jupiter indicates positive developments in your career space, as there is an opportunity for you to gain recognition for your endeavors. Reflections: How can you strengthen your sense of self-worth and financial security? What transformations are you ready to embrace to align with your desires and ambitions?

Virgo
Bask under the sparkling moonlight, Virgo. This full moon's got your name on it, and it invites you to reflect on your sense of self, and the person you aspire to become. Luna is also encouraging you to embrace your individuality and celebrate your strengths and accomplishments, but with Mercury (your celestial ruler) casting a fog over your relationships, it's important to discern with the individuals you choose to allow in your world. Fortunately, many of you will be receiving a series of downloads and intuitive insights about a significant other, if not a best friend or potential business partner. Luna will also harmonize with Jupiter, signaling positive developments in your new ventures and intellectual pursuits. Reflections: How can you embrace and express your true self more authentically? In what ways can you cultivate harmony and understanding in your relationships?

Libra
You're feeling called to soul search, Libra. After all, with the full moon illuminating your introspective 12th house of healing, surrender, and unconscious patterns, you are encouraged to go within to explore your dreams, fears, and hidden emotions. This lunation has everything to do with self-reflection, as you could feel pulled to seek inner peace and clarity. That being said, Mercury in Pisces is simultaneously urging you to adopt healthier habits, mentally and physically, as you are highly receptive to the outside noise during this time. The full moon will also harmonize with Jupiter, indicating positive developments within your intimate unions, as there is an opportunity to deepen your bonds, while others of your surrender to your spiritual transformation. Reflections: What can you improve in your routine for health and vitality? How have you been nurturing your spirit?

Scorpio
February's full moon is shedding a light upon your 11th house of associations, community affairs, and individual freedom. This encourages you to reflect on how you've been paying it forward, or perhaps giving back to your community. Moreover, it's a reminder to be discerning when it comes to your social networks, as well as the community of individuals you connect with regularly. Luna's ruler, Mercury, will simultaneously shake up your fifth house, which could be equally as enlightening as it is creatively inspiring. If you're committed to a particular network, be sure to communicate clearly and set necessary boundaries if needed. The moon will also connect with Jupiter, indicating positive developments when in regards to your partnerships and one-on-one relationships. Reflections: How can you nurture & strengthen your social connections? In what ways can you express your creativity & individuality more authentically?

Sagittarius
You're reassessing your personal and professional trajectory, Sagittarius. Under the influence of this month's full moon — via your 10th house of career, reputation, and destiny in the world — you're gaining a deeper awareness of your professional goals and responsibilities. What can you improve in this area of life? Keep in mind, with Mercury in Pisces glimmering through your fourth house of home, family matters, and emotional foundations, you're also receiving intuitive insight on ways you can be more nurturing and supportive to yourself and your loved ones. The moon's trine to Jupiter indicates enlightening breakthroughs and expansion when in regard to your day-to-day routines. Prioritizing your self-care contributes to your productivity. Reflections: How can you ensure that your goals resonate with your core values? What actions can you implement to cultivate a lifestyle that is balanced & fulfilling?

Capricorn
Don't inhibit yourself from exploring new territory and broadening your horizons, Capricorn. With the full moon in Virgo casting a light on your ninth house of adventure, expansion, and self-discovery, you're reflecting on everything from your beliefs to your personal, and professional aspirations. Mercury in Pisces is simultaneously activating your third house of the mind, which asks you to be discerning and realistic about your goals and dreams. This could be something you're over-idealizing while others of you gain clarity on sabotaging thought patterns. Fortunately, when considering the moon's trine to lucky Jupiter, you have the celestial support and inspiration to pursue new passion projects that bring you joy and fulfillment. Reflections: Are your aspirations aligned with your core values and soul purpose? How can you cultivate a lifestyle that supports your personal growth & creative muse?

Aquarius
Your interpersonal relationships are under the spotlight of the moon, Aquarius. Casting its glow over your eighth house of intimacy, shared resources, and energetic exchanges, Luna is bringing emphasis to themes of transformation, specifically when regarding issues you've swept under the rug, or are simply unresolved. Despite the fear that could potentially emanate from this lunation, you're encouraged to explore hidden truths and go within during this time. Confronting the demons will set you free, so don't be afraid to embark on this journey of self-discovery. Mercury in Pisces is also urging you to reassess your financial situation, and perhaps re-evaluate your perception of abundance in the process. Reflections: What's hindering you from making a commitment to your personal growth? Do your resources support your long-term goals?

Pisces
Nurture your one-on-one relationships, and hold space for your significant others, Pisces. This month's full moon in Virgo is sitting directly across from you, touching down on your seventh house of agreements, negotiations, and partnership. This is urging you to reflect on the dynamics of your personal and professional connections, and also consider how to contribute to the growth and stability of these relationships. With Mercury in your sign, however, your judgment could be clouded, despite the power of your intuition. This is why it's important to create a balance between what you're being guided to communicate and the evidence you have before your eyes. Luna's trine to Jupiter brings expansion and opportunity to your immediate environment, which could lead to enlightening breakthroughs in due time. Reflections: How can you honor your emotional boundaries while still fostering intimacy with your partner? Are you effectively communicating with each other? 

Valerie is an astrologer, writer & visual storyteller. She writes horoscopes for PopSugar, StyleCaster, Elite Daily and more. For more of her work, check out valeriemesa.com or follow her on Instagram @valeriemesa.

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