Today we will look at a transit sequence coming up, which should be interesting. Mercury is about to turn retrograde in the sign of Libra. Simultaneously, the Sun will trine Uranus right before moving into an opposition with Neptune.
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Hey everyone, this is Acyuta-bhava from Nightlight Astrology Happy Friday everybody. Today we're going to take a look at a transit sequence that is coming up, which should be really interesting. Mercury is about to turn retrograde in the sign of Libra. At the same time, the sun is moving into a trine with Uranus right before moving into an opposition with Neptune. And it's it's a sequence that we're going to spend some time trying to put together and synthesize today. So that's our agenda for the day.
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Okay, now let's dive into it. This is a really interesting series of transits. And so we are we're looking at we're just coming out of a full moon, and we are looking at the sun in Virgo trining Uranus in Taurus. So this is happening on September 11 Over the weekend, so I want to prep us for it. Now I'm going to put up the real-time clock, and we will have a look. All right here, here's the real-time. And what I want to do is point out the really the confluence of energies that are coming together right now. So you can see right here is the sun. And you can see a couple of things here is Neptune. Here's Uranus, and then I also want to highlight that Mercury is up here about to turn retrograde. So let's look at these connections now.
The sun over the weekend by the 11th will trine Uranus in Taurus. It will then start moving into the opposition with Neptune, which we will talk about next week. But I'm going to talk about it today a little bit as a part of the overall vibe of this combination because this trine from the sun to Uranus is also happening as Mercury is about to start moving backward in the sign of Libra. Now, what's nice about this is that although Venus is in its fall and coming under the beams of the Sun in Virgo, they are in each other's signs.
So they have what's called mutual reception, which means that they're in cahoots. They're working together right now. And the theme of cooperation, diplomacy, working things out, facing difficult moments of negotiation, sort of in the air in general, we've talked about that a lot lately with your Mercury's also retrograding back into an opposition with Jupiter in Aries. So it's a really interesting dynamic and what I want to do today is lay out three themes that I think you are likely to see over the weekend and into next week. As Mercury turns retrograde, the sun trines Uranus; the sun starts heading toward Neptune, and Mercury's retrograde starts heading towards Jupiter. It's just this intense series of events. And so, I'm just going to try to lay out three big themes that I think you will notice, along with three helpful reminders that go along with these three themes basically, and don't forget these three ways of handling these three themes. So I hope that you will hope you'll find this useful and interesting.
Okay, so first of all three themes. Now when looking at this, you have to put it all together right the sun's trine to Uranus along with Mercury's retrograde and Mercury being in cahoots with Venus right now, while Mercury is also going into an opposition with Jupiter, so kind of potential hard, hard negotiations that might be happening. Put that all together? What does it mean? Well, the first theme that I come up with is revision, the revision. We already have revision as a theme with Mercury turning retrograde in the sign of Libra, especially going into the opposition with Jupiter in Aries; you can just feel the potential for con a conflict of ideas when this opposition has already passed over. So now it's coming back, which means we might be going back and forth over something that we've already been, we've already been dealing with.
What I like about this retrograde moment with the mutual reception with Venus in the sun's trine to Uranus is suddenly, the idea can appear; Wait, I've got it. This is how we fix it. This is the revision that's needed. Now that could be within a relationship. It could be at work or on a project, or in a creative transmission that you're in the process of. It could be with regard to something involving parenting or your kids' placement in a classroom at school. But if there has been this time, we're trying to work something out. I'm trying to figure out how to do something or how to, you know, like, what's the workaround here, or you're sitting there, you know, like the Thinker, and you're staring at a problem, sun in earthy Virgo trine Uranus and Taurus as Mercury's retrograding and mutual reception with Venus in Virgo, right? It strikes me as a-ha, I've got an idea or a proposal. That we're going back over something, and I've got the thing that will fix it. Okay, so that could result, but I think there's one there's one way in which this transit plays out, which has something to do with a proposed solution to a problem, a proposed revision, or a way of going back over something with the intention to break through a barrier. And I see that as just the broadest synthesis of all of these planetary transits at once.
The second theme is the epiphany, which is similar, and I was kind of mentioning it like the a-ha moment that leads to here's how we solve the problem. But this could be something that maybe isn't related to redoing something or a workaround or trying to work through a block or a barrier but represents an entirely new idea, an entirely new direction. Almost like saying, You know what, rather than working on this, let's go over here, let's do something totally different. So the appearance of a new or original idea or way of doing something that hasn't been proposed before, that represents something brand new, but it may take some convincing, or you may have to persuade someone to get on board. Or you may have to go into an immediate place of hard negotiating on behalf of this new inspiration that's coming through.
So the epiphany, that a-ha moment, immediately, though, might face some opposition or some tension or some hard negotiating. So I would watch for that. But revision is the big one, revision or the big epiphany. Either way, right after the potential of Mercury, opposing Jupiter could be okay; while we still need a meeting of the minds, are there still some kind of tense negotiating that I have to work my way through?
Theme number three would be the disruption. This would be where something completely out of the blue or, you know, in Uranian fashion comes along and says, Okay, you know, here's something completely out of left field, something you weren't anticipating, you weren't thinking about, it's not really an epiphany. It's not really about revising or solving a problem. It's just the unexpected curveball of fortune and fate, the twist that you never could have anticipated. And the way that it suddenly dictates a complete course change for you, a relationship, a job, some area of your life, and then it becomes about managing it, reacting to it working with the stress or the, you know, the sort of shockwaves of it and being in an adjusting. So the disruption comes in, and then right afterwards, still, it could impact us in a way of like, okay, how do I adapt to something totally, that I was not seeing coming, that really wasn't a part of me, or a process of trying to, you know, inspiration and insight or revision, some process that I'm in the midst of could get a sudden adjustment, right.
But then this is more about something outside of us happening, something around us happening in the environment that's like, whoa, couldn't have seen that coming. And then immediately, we have to adapt and work through it somehow. And it could be a little tense doing so. I think that with the Earth, it's likely that this is about that. This is not just mental; this is not just emotional or psychological. But there's something very hands-on structural real-life earthy change. It's about dealing with the actual form and shape, and substance of things.
So I think these three themes, broadly speaking, are it. Now the other thing that I would just throw into all of this. Remember that in the background, next week, the sun will be pushing through an opposition with Neptune, which means that there are also going to be questions about the real and the ideal. Now that the real is just whatever, however, things are in the ideal is the image that we're hoping that something can become or aim toward, or represent. And it's not bad to have an ideal, a dream, a fantasy, a hope, a wish. The imaginal is what dreams life along, and we absolutely need it. It's vital; it's life-giving, it's soulful.
On the other hand, we have to learn to appreciate disappointment, that, you know, if the thing the imagination, dreams could be perfectly manifested, there would be no more need for the imagination itself. And, and we don't want that we want to keep, so it's about, you know, in a sense next week, there's this follow up to all of this that has to do with wrestling with our expectations with the beautiful side of fantasy and the dark side of fantasy. So just keep that in mind.
Well, there are three helpful reminders that I think go along with these three themes. And the first one is to be hooked on more than a feeling. You know, fantasy is at its worst in our life, in my opinion, when we get addicted to the feeling of hope, right? Like, oh, I want something to be a certain way, or I dream about doing this, or I dream about this kind of world or this kind of life or these kinds of activities or these kinds of relationships, and I can feel the thing I want, right? And then we get addicted to that feeling. And we don't ever take steps to create that to now. Not that anything can be perfect. There's always, you know, there's always some discrepancy between our imagined hopes and desires and wishes and what actually comes to pass. But it's really important right now, with the earthiness of the Sun trine Uranus, that Mercury and Venus are trying to work out cooperatively. But then simultaneously with the sun opposing Neptune, it's important that we not throw anything out that isn't perfect and just stay hooked on our addiction to hoping for something perfect, that there's come some compromise, some ability to, like, you know, have you ever made a piece of art and as it is coming out, and you realize that it's not quite what you had in mind, you have a choice, you either scrap it, or you start appreciating the beauty of what is coming out?
And you see how even though, on one level, it's a derivation of the image you had in mind that you were trying to create. On another level, somehow, the mangled thing coming out is just precious to you. You know, there's a little bit of that that we need, so that we don't just stay hooked on the feeling that there's the feeling we allow the feeling to come into form, and that we celebrate the form even if it's not a perfect match for the feeling of fantasy. Because then it then we're there's really a bridge between above and below between the, you know, the ethereal, the dream and the imaginal. And the substantive and material, there's some mutual correspondence happening.
Two is to anticipate the timing. Sun trine Uranus; Mercury Retrograde opposite Jupiter, the sun coming into an opposition with Neptune A lot of big, powerful energies mentally and our but the potential for idealism is really strong, and charisma and, and movement based on that quick, sudden burst of energy and the disruptiveness of Uranus and you know, trines are very positive, very Jupiterian, they mobilize things, especially in earth signs, right. But it's really important that we listen very carefully for the right timing, that we're measured and careful with, knowing when to act and how much to say or how little to say. So the feelings, the feelings, the energy, the insights can be really big and strong. And we can still walk mindfully through each moment and anticipate when is the right time, how much energy how little to exert in a given situation. So I would just say anticipate the timing; maybe another way of saying this is to stay mindful, these energies are big, but that doesn't mean that you have to get swept up in them. You can; you can manage them in a way that is peaceful and interesting, and artful. Artful management of energies. It's creative. It's not just about control; it's creative, it's participatory, but it's not getting swept up in them in a kind of manic pace.
Three, be considerate. Consider the bigger picture, consider ten years from now, consider five years from now, consider all the people involved, consider their feelings, consider yourself and how you really feel. These are energies that are very easy because they're fast and big and bright, and there's a sense of urgency behind the opposition between Mercury and Jupiter in Aries. To be considerate means to step back and look at the context, the total context, and when you do that, there are omens and signs and or oracular presences that start showing you more of what you need to know in order to make the best possible choices.
If you're not considering listening, you're taking everything into account; it's likely that the choice you make will be closer to an unhealthy selfish one. Then something that is truly deeply self-soothing, self-healing, self-gratifying, while also being sensitive to, like, you know, the ecology of other people and things around you. So these are all to me, these are things that the Tao Te Jing teaches, that the I-Ching teaches. So just so you know, all of these themes and reminders came from my I- Ching meditation today, as well as my Tao Te Ching reading. And as I was reading them and asked the teaching specifically about these energies, And these were sort of the themes that came back sometimes I tell you guys like which hexagrams I'm looking at and sometimes, you know, I just and they're just in the way that I present the teachings for the day.
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