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Moon Musings: How The New Moon in Virgo (Sept. 6, 2021) Will Affect Your Zodiac Sign

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Moon Musings: How The New Moon in Virgo (Sept. 6, 2021) Will Affect Your Zodiac Sign

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Your New Moon in Virgo Horoscope & Affirmation, According To Your Zodiac Sign 

The season of the harvest is in full affect; where there is gratitude, there is also abundance. Given the unparalleled circumstances of the present moment, it is essential that we nurture our mind, body, and soul, and this is precisely what Virgo season is instilling in us all. Governed by analytical Mercury—messenger god and the planet of communication, thought process, and day-to-day due diligence—the essence of Virgo highlights the synergy and/or communication taking place between the mind, body, and spirit, while Gemini who specializes in the more logical, and social aspects of communication. Though some may refer to Virgo as the “perfectionist” of the zodiac, there’s a lot more to this mutable earth sign than meets the eye. For Virgo, there is beauty in the intricate details and the tedious process. This, of course, depends on how you look at it, but something as simple as tending to your due diligence goes a long way. And if there’s one thing Virgo season is here to teach us, it’s that our daily rituals are sacred. Think about it: without a productive routine—where you can exercise your duties responsibly and practically—chances are you're not in the right mindset to create the stability you crave, right? The key is to make sure you're showing up for yourself in the process and by that I mean, practicing accountability. Tapping into this energy will not only make your life easier, but also serve as a catalyst in regard to your divine mission on the planet.

With that being said, there’s a powerful new moon in Virgo headed our way, and you don’t need to have personal planets in this mutable earth sign to benefit from its magic, and divine fertility. *Everyone has Virgo somewhere in their birth chart, so take a moment to check which astrological house belongs to 14 degrees Virgo.* A friendly reminder, the new moon occurs the moment the moon, the sun, and earth align via the same longitude line, which is why the moon becomes invisible. Astrologically, this takes place when the moon conjuncts the sun, in the same degree of a zodiac sign, which in this case is Virgo. Vanishing into the night sky on Sept. 6 at exactly 8:52 p.m. EST, this rich lunation is not only presenting us with a clean slate to start again, but a completely different mindset at that. This, of course, is all thanks to the astrological aspects at play, as well as the fact that there are a total of five planets transiting earth signs: sun, moon, Mars, Uranus, and Pluto. Keep in mind, the element earth has everything to do with abundance and stability, and Virgo’s mutable earth is here to strengthen us in more ways than one. In fact, its (mutable) modality is known for being incredibly versatile and extraordinary, which is precisely where Virgo’s power to analyze, crystalize, and simplify comes in. Sitting across from Pisces—via the astrological axis of self-sacrifices and divine duties—the essence of Virgo is equally as healing as it is detoxifying.

The beginning of the lunar cycle, the new moon phase is a symbol of rebirth, renewal, and new beginnings. After all, the moon is a representation of your unconscious mind and emotional experiences; therefore, getting in touch with its ebb and flow is a powerful way to cultivate self-awareness. In a practical sign like Virgo, however, the new moon brings forth an earthy kind of fertility, highlighting everything from our health regimens to our general state of mind. Sitting in close proximity to go-getter Mars, themes revolving around the physical body, self-care, and general productivity levels are bound to be top of mind during this time. What are you trying to improve when it comes to your day-to-day lifestyle? Have you been exercising more often? Aggressive Mars—god of war and the planet of assertion, energy, passion, and sexual desire—will also be in harmony with transformative Pluto, fueling us with the determination, willpower, and razor sharp vision we need in order to succeed. Although, come to think of it, the new moon’s exact trine to revolutionary Uranus is more than enough to catapult us towards the future, as this electric synergy will more than likely spark a tremendous breakthrough in our lives. Have you been anxiously waiting for something to manifest? The power of divine timing is always at play but in case you’re wondering… no, there is no such thing as a coincidence. Also, Uranus is retrograde in Taurus, and this is helping us adapt to the intense changes we are undergoing.

Either way, the essence of Uranus—the planet of change, chaos, innovation, and rebellion—is bound to stir things up in our world a bit, in order for us to fully align with our higher selves. Truth is, it doesn’t matter if you’re an accountant, entrepreneur, or even a light worker; the spiritual awakening taking place is bringing you closer to your divine mission on the planet. It’s an electric shockwave of genius combined with crystal vision. Tune into these universal frequencies, and put your plans in motion. Create the change you seek within, and all around you. Focus on what’s tangible, (Virgo) and be clear with your intentions. You’re ready for this. Harmony-seeking Venus thrives when transiting through her sign of rulership, Libra, but the planet of love will simultaneously square cathartic Pluto—Lord of the Underworld and planet of regeneration—in the process. Use your discernment when it comes to relationship dynamics and agreements in general. Don’t compromise your values and more importantly, use your power wisely. Ironically enough, Mercury will kick off its retrograde journey at 25 degrees Libra—the same degree Venus is currently transiting through—on Sept. 27, suggesting that we will be taking a second look at the relationship dynamics that come up during the new moon. Fortunately, Venus’ trine to Jupiter retrograde adds a layer of hope and optimism to the mix which, in turn, helps us focus on the bigger picture. Meaning, if you’re feeling challenged in a particular relationship, where things feel unjust, there is still hope for something greater.

Read your new moon in Virgo horoscope and affirmation according to your zodiac sign below:

Aries
Energy flows where intention goes, Aries. And despite whether or not you’re clear on next steps, this year’s trustworthy new moon in Virgo is here to bring clarity, structure, and grounding to everything from your daily rituals to your divine mission on the planet. Prioritizing your mental, physical, and spiritual well being is key, but it’s important to stay open to new opportunities in the process. Visualize what you’re looking to build, and transform in your life. Be strategic with your habits, and practice mindfulness when it comes to your day-to-day routines. Explore your options, and be open to constructive criticism. Lean on your soul tribe for support, and manifest the future you both crave and deserve. You’re in the process of creating a system method that will bring you closer to your success. New Moon Affirmation: My visions are dreams with a plan; I trust the path ahead. 

Taurus
The possibilities are endless when you’re in the right mindset, Taurus. And with the help of revolutionary Uranus in your sign, you’re not only more in tune with your unique individuality but also seeking more freedom in the process. In the meantime, a magical new moon in Virgo is here to help you cultivate your passions, and fine-tune your talents. New beginnings are ahead, especially when in regard to matters of the heart. Whether it be a creative endeavor or perhaps a romantic affair, this lunation is encouraging you to planet your seeds of intention, as you are being supported by the cosmos. Look towards the horizon with confidence and gratitude, as you are about to embark on a transformative journey that lies ahead. Seize the opportunity to love what you do, and do the great work you’re destined for. New Moon Affirmation: There is no wrong decision when I follow my heart & hold space for my passions.

Gemini
Your sense of security is being highlighted during this time, Gemini. Themes of harvest and hearth, especially when it comes to your humble abode, are coming to light during the new moon. But in addition to grounding yourself and creating a solid foundation, you’re being presented with the opportunity to cultivate emotional stability, and more peace of mind in the process. Your curious planetary ruler, Mercury—AKA, the ruler of this new moon—is also providing you with significant insight, especially when in regard to your heart’s desires. After all, your happiness matters, too, you know. And despite whether or not you’re clear on next steps, this lunation is here to support you, and your future visions. Your inner world is a reflection of your current reality, and vice versa. Find the stability within in order to manifest the career you desire, and deserve. Your divine mission starts with you, and the relationship you have with your higher self. New Moon Affirmation: My soul power and duality becomes activated when I trust my intuition.

Cancer
Tweak your messaging, and communicate wisely, Cancer. A fertile new moon in Virgo will touch down on your Mercury-ruled third house, bringing new beginnings to everything from your immediate circles to your general mindset. And though you’re known for being emotionally resourceful, it’s about time you lean on kindred souls who can do the same for you. Use your discernment when it comes to the community of individuals you surround yourself with, and consider the opportunities that are being presented to you, whether it be in-person or via social media. After all, revolutionary Uranus is here to teach you a thing or two, especially when it comes to your ability to influence the masses. Keep in mind, Mercury—celestial ruler of this lunation—will provide insight when in regard to your family and living space, so take as much time as you need to go inward. New Moon Affirmation: My connection to society is a reflection of my relationship with source; I control my emotions.

Leo
Your unique essence is a part of your abundance, Leo. You get as much love as the love you give, but only if you’re loving yourself in the process. And with a brilliant new moon hovering over your stability-seeking second house of comfort, money, and value systems, you’re being presented with the opportunity to create the life you’ve always wanted, and start again. Indulge in your curiosities, and lean on your immediate environment for support. Brainstorm, connect, and network with your local community. Reflect on your perception and mindset, especially when in regard to your money-making abilities and spending habits. Celebrate your accomplishments and wins; you’ve already come this far. Take a closer look at your day-to-day habits, and revisit what is no longer bringing you the results you seek. New Moon Affirmation: My energy is sacred; I honor the value of my time, but I am one with the divine.

Virgo
Happy new moon, Virgo. The cosmos is bestowing you with a clean slate from the heavens, and your brand new beginning starts now. In the meantime, especially while your planetary ruler, Mercury, transits your stability-seeking second house of values, take a moment to reflect on your journey thus far. What have you accomplished, and what is worth celebrating? Everything from your physical identity to your personal philosophy is transforming, as is your environment. And with go-getter Mars in your sign, not to mention in harmony with regenerative Pluto, you have the courage and stamina to set your plans in motion. The key is to follow your heart’s desires while you’re at it. This, of course, may require you to step outside of your comfort zone, but there is magic in trusting the unknown. Manifest the day-to-day life and personal autonomy you crave. New Moon Affirmation: I give myself permission to release what isn’t serving me; I surrender to the journey.

Libra
The peace of mind you crave stems from your relationship with source, Libra. This, of course, includes your ability to surrender the need to control the situation, and trust the divine instead. And though your planetary ruler, Venus, thrives when transiting through your sign, the new moon’s trine to Uranus highlights the people, places, and situations you’re in the midst of liberating yourself from. Residual energies, shared resources, and general entanglements that are no longer resonating with you at a soul level are bound to come up for review during this time. Moreover, it’s important to use your discernment with these connections, especially if you’ve been sacrificing your personal needs in the process. Building a solid foundation within yourself is key, especially when you give so much over yourself to others on a regular basis. Use your words wisely. New Moon Affirmation: I vibe higher when I place all of my trust in the divine; with every breath, I feel myself relaxing.

Scorpio
Spruce up your social media profiles, and gather the troops, Scorpio. This year’s new moon in Virgo will touch down on your experimental eleventh house of associations, community, and sense of belonging in the world, bringing grounding and fertility magic to your futuristic visions, and your place in society. Redefine yourself; reflect on the connection you’ve created ] with the masses. Use your discernment when it comes to the individuals you surround yourself with, and the messages you’re trying to convey. Your thoughts and words are more powerful than you know. And with the moon’s ruler, Mercury, transiting through your unconscious twelfth house, themes surrounding your secrets and ability to surrender could also come up for review during this time. You more than anyone know that your life behind the scenes is sacred, so use it wisely. New Moon Affirmation: My sense of belonging in the world starts with my self-awareness; I'm my own muse.

Sagittarius
Your professional life is overdue for an upgrade, and you can feel it in your bones, Sagittarius. This doesn’t have to be a major change, but a tweak and/or touch up instead. Either way, themes surrounding your ambitions, public persona, and legacy in the world are being highlighted during this time. Luna’s trine to Uranus brings forth an exciting layer of innovation and freedom, especially when in regard to your day-to-day rituals. There’s an awakening taking place in this area of your life, and you’re being intuitively guided to break free from monotony. Hint: Focus on your divine mission on the planet. Discover eclectic ways to use your voice, and experiment with your messaging. Keep your eyes on the prize. New Moon Affirmation: When I tap into my inner genius, I honor my unique frequency; my freedom is my legacy.

Capricorn
It’s time to make your long-term visions become reality, Capricorn. And though you already know a thing or two about manifesting success, this year’s fertile new moon in Virgo holds the key to your future goals. Hovering over your expansive ninth house of faith, education, and belief systems, this is an opportunity to check-in with yourself, and reflect on whether or not your journey aligns with your heart’s desires. You’ve got your eyes set on greatness, and this lunation is here to help you turn it into something tangible. Tap into your soul’s wisdom and inner knowing; venture into the unknown and embark on this new journey. Your experiences are a reflection of your mindset, and there’s always something waiting to be discovered. Be humble but celebrate your wins, and accomplishments. New Moon Affirmation: Every experience shapes my perception and philosophy; progress is a process.

Aquarius
You’re an entire universe all on your own, Aquarius. And though you’re notorious for prioritizing your personal freedom and autonomy, there’s something significant coming to life via your intimate unions. With that being said, this Mercury-ruled new moon is here to help you edit, heal, and start fresh, when in regard to your mergers, joint collaborations, and shared resources. Whether it be personally and/or professionally speaking, this is an opportunity for you to explore your options, and expand your horizons. You’re revolutionizing your outlook and personal philosophy which, in turn, inspires you to venture into the unknown, and trust your instincts. Are you looking for the “perfect” business partner? Perhaps you’re brainstorming on ways to obtain more freedom in your commitments. Use your discernment when it comes to your investments, and energetic exchanges. New Moon Affirmation: I summon my willpower; I am open to the experiences stemming from my connections. 

Pisces
You’re taking a closer look at your agreements, commitments, and partnerships, Pisces. And despite whether you’re single or already attached, this year’s brilliant new moon in Virgo will touch down on your seventh house of compromise, significant others, and one-on-one relationships, whether it be in terms of your personal and/or professional life. You’re feeling the call to gather with your soul family, and you’re ready to make a difference. The more unconventional your idea, the better; take a moment to plan it out. In the spirit of mindful collaborations, use this energy to strengthen your bonds and work on your relationships. Nurture your connections and more importantly, make sure you’re open to constructive criticism. After all, we’re all a work in progress. Your social spheres are changing, as are you. New Moon Affirmation: I release all expectations & remain present; when I accept my truth, I accept others for who they are.

Valerie is an astrologer, writer and third-generation witch. She writes daily love horoscopes for astrology.com; the moon is her muse. For more of her work and cosmic portfolio, check out valeriemesa.com or follow her on Instagram @valeriemesa.

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  • Sep 01, 2021

    Thank you so much for taking your time out to give us this wisdom and guidance! Speaking abundance over you 10 fold for sacrificing your time to us 💜.

    — Dee S.

  • Sep 01, 2021

    Print needs to be much larger

    — connie

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