Just in case you’d need another reminder that summer’s almost over, Saturn retrograde ends on Wednesday. So when the planet of responsibility, integrity, and maturity moves direct, we know that summer’s basically over, we need grow up a bit more, and get to work.
Saturn moves direct in Capricorn on Wednesday helping us take extreme ownership of our lives and see ourselves as radically responsible for the outcomes within them. Extreme cases notwithstanding of course, Saturn in Capricorn helps us apply what we’ve internalized on radical responsibility throughout its retrograde period which began last April. Now that we’re holding higher wisdom and ideas on accountability, impulse-control, and integrity, we’ll be tasked with apply these beliefs and heavily rewarded them should we make the right choices.
An empowering trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn aids the Saturn direct energy and helps us get our act together on Thursday. Consider how the micro realities in your life prevent you from making the changes you need. It could be as something as simple as putting your bills on autopay, opening a notes file titled “Remember What You Wonder” so you don’t forget anything, etc. Virgo wisdom shows us how the little steps taken in the right direction make big changes on the macro especially with transformative Pluto helping us.
A dramatic square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces Saturday gives us a jolt of optimism and visionary ideas this weekend. After we worked our butts off with Saturn direct and Thursday’s trine, let the weekend present you with creative fantasies, play, risk, and adventure. Surrender to the flow and let it take you where you never knew you needed to go with the people you love.
Drop and give me twenty, Aries! Saturn moves direct in your Capricorn ruled career sector on Wednesday after a retrograde period which began last April 30th. Saturn moving direct will want to see how hard you’re willing to work towards getting your act together. You’ll be tasked with imagining long term ambition, demonstrating radical responsibility, and a killer work ethic. Once you’ve managed to hold the higher, bigger picture, then it’s time for your attention to detail on Thursday. When Mars in Virgo trines Pluto in Capricorn, it’ll improve your chances of professional success so do you best to not get distracted. The weekend takes a lighter note when Jupiter in Sagittarius squares Neptune in Pisces which opens up a energy of imagination, adventure, and divinity so stay secure, worthy, and follow your bliss.
Don’t get caught in the weeds, Taurus! When Saturn moves direct in your Capricorn ruled big picture sector on Wednesday, you’ll want to educate yourself on ideas, systems, and visions that help release you from the minutia. Whether that’s that an academic program and/ or even a travel opportunity which will expand your thinking for success. Under Thursday’s energetic trine between fellow earth signs Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn, can you develop a plan for confidence boosting, self-esteem, and self-worth? What inspired action and ideas can you familiarize yourself with that help you take worthy, courageous, and daring steps towards the life you’re capable of? Maximize this weekend’s sexy energy under the Jupiter in Sagittarius square to Neptune in Pisces with a partner who’s intelligence, communication skills, and creativity are a major turn on.
I love Esther Perel’s wordplay on intimacy as “into-me-you-see. And you should too, Gemini! Saturn moves direct in your Capricorn enclosed, chamber of secrets, sexuality zone on Wednesday. So with Saturn direct there, you’ll be tasked with removing all the defense mechanisms and self-sabotaging you tarry in that prevents you from letting your partners see the deepest version of you AND your willingness to see the deepest dimensions of them. Sexual safety becomes your priority on Thursday when Mars in Virgo trines Pluto in Capricorn so just be clear, proactive, and upfront on what you need while maintaining curiosity about your partner’s erogenous zones. Continuing the relational themes, you’ll be inspired to be a meaningful support system on Saturday’s Jupiter in Sagittarius square to Neptune in Pisces for your romantic partners this weekend. With your eloquence, try to facilitate emotional processing, empathy, and healing.
Do they practice love as well as they profess it, Cancer? When Saturn moves direct in your Capricorn ruled romance sector on Wednesday, make sure you and partners are putting in demonstrative effort that confirms the emotions they claim to feel. Make sure you’re also putting in the work too so you have integrity and moral authority. Could it be time for the talk on Thursday? Vocalize expectations proactively under the helpful trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn. Have an open-hearted talk on expectations, intentions, and meaning behind the relational dynamic with your lover. If you’re single, get very clear on your own longing behind connection so you’re grounded, competent, and ready to lean in to it when the opportunity happens. A weekend of tense work/life balance is ahead under the Jupiter in Sagittarius square to Neptune in Pisces so ask yourself what you need to call in - efficiency or socialization? - into your life for more balance.
Time for a check up, Leo! You’ll what to tend to overdue health, wellness, and routine concerns after Saturn moves direct in your Capricorn ruled health zone this Wednesday. Saturn direct in Capricorn wants you to apply what you’ve learned about your own routine, ritual, and wellness to your life with radical responsibility for radically positive results. Continuing the effort of transformation, you’ll want to invest in yourself and personal growth on Thursday under the Mars in Virgo trine to Pluto in Capricorn because you’ll always get the return on investment. Think about investing financially into valuable resources that could help you uplift your highest potential. The weekend takes an interpersonal dynamic thanks to the square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces. Your confidence is irresistible and sexy to partners this weekend so let it radiate. Step into that powerful Eros, life force, and let that energy take you and your partner to beautiful, pleasurable places.
Happy Solar Return, Virgo! When taskmaster Saturn moves direct in Capricorn on Wednesday, its birthday gift to you is energy that helps you work on dismantling comparison, scarcity, and perfectionism. Saturn direct in Capricorn inspires you to choose authenticity, optimism, and boundaries instead so that you can hold yourself and others entirely responsible for the energy that you/others bring to the arena of your life. You can trust your intuition’s guidance on authenticity and self-worth on Thursday when Mars currently in Virgo trines Pluto in Capricorn. If you feel a nudge to buy a book, listen to a podcast, enroll in a program, know that’s the power of Pluto being friendly for once and directing you to the technique that will help you on this road. A calm and restoring weekend thanks to the square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces with your closest connections and romances might be just what you need for your birthday.
You’re almost out of the woods, Libra! Up first is Saturn moving direct in your Capricorn protected home life on Wednesday which will inspire you to redecorate, move, or ground yourself more meaningfully in your current home. Saturn direct in Capricorn could also improve the quality of relationships you have with your family of origin. So if you feel called to “show up” more deeply for them and/or have open-hearted talks about how you’re not being tended to, you can. With Venus and Mercury currently in Libra you’re ability to connect and communicate is more powerful than ever. Thursday wants you to find ways that make your home a more restful space that’s healing for you under the trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn. Dedicate a cozy nook to your restorative practices. Thanks to the energetic square Neptune in Pisces and Jupiter in Sagittarius, use the weekend to tend to wellness, exercise, and health strategies.
Use your words, Scorpio! Saturn moving direct in your Capricorn governed verbal communication and listening zone on Wednesday wants you to use your words for clearer expectations and boundaries. For help with Saturn direct in Capricorn, I love Brene Brown’s boundary prompt which reads, “What Boundaries need to be in place for me to stay in my Integrity and make Generous Assumptions about you?” Thursday’s supportive trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn helps you show up for friends in a meaningful way or vice versa. We don’t exalt friendship and asexual, non romantic connection enough. So Thursday helps you do it. A luxurious weekend under the square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces wants you to treat yourself. Do you, buy the thing, soften in to joy - you’ve earned it!
Cha-ching, Sagittarius! Saturn moving direct in your financial and value arena wants to make sure you’re taking steps towards financial freedom and putting your money where your heart is. Are your values reflected in what you spend your money on? Saturn direct in Capricorn wants radical responsibility and alignment in that arena so you can feel more supported, anchored, and protected on income matter. On that note, you’ll be a grounding force at work on Thursday under an efficient trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn. So you’ll want to support your colleagues and the relational morale on the job. A tender, perhaps emotionally exposed weekend is ahead. Thanks to the square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces, so make sure you show your vulnerable side to the people you love and trust. You too are allowed to be sensitive and express your feelings, Centaur!
You’re about to step in to the arena, Capricorn. When Saturn moves direct in your sign on Wednesday, you’ll be showing the world how you’ve improved. With Saturn direct in Capricorn, think back to the lessons/experiences you’ve integrated since last April and how you’ll be able to apply them to the corresponding life arenas come Wednesday and onward. Your wisdom shines on Thursday under a helpful trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn. So contribute your detail-oriented ideas and perspectives bravely. You don’t have to do it perfectly, but you do need to contribute courageously because that’s becoming one of your core values so you need to prove it. A spiritually soulful conversation this weekend under the Jupiter in Sagittarius square to Neptune in Pisces will provide you with divine clarity and healing wherever you need it.
Shut that shit all the way down, Aquarius! Saturn moving direct in Capricorn on Wednesday inspires proactivity around completion and closure. You know what needs to be released, surrendered, and let go. So when Saturn moves direct in this area, you’ll be monitored closely by the taskmaster planet on how willing you are to proactively let go of what doesn’t serve so the Universe can bring in what’s more frequency specific. Especially intimacy issues as you’ll find out on Thursday’s trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn so release the inner control freak for imperfect vulnerability. You don’t have to play it calm, cool, and collected with everyone all the time. You can be messy, sensitive, have all the feels, and share - not offload them! - to the people who need to hear the stories. Under the square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces this weekend, have a beautiful time with friends where you can pamper and empower each other.
Check in on your strong friends, Pisces. When Saturn moves direct in your Capricorn ruled social sector on Wednesday, it inspires you to engage more deeply with the responsibilities of friendship;. Saturn direct wants you to connect especially to the self-generated, responsible, independent friends. Because they don’t need you. And that speaks well of them. Thursday’s trine between Mars in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn could contribute sexual tension with friends, too. If the best connections can merge the best of friendship ethics and relational emotion, then - why not? As long as you handle it like adults, it shouldn’t make the relationship awkward and uncomfortable. You’ll be super efficient this weekend during the square between Jupiter in Sagittarius and Neptune in Pisces so get to work on past due passion projects and tasks. Show the Universe that you’re willing to work at taking your life even more seriously and it’ll take your life success very seriously too.