In fact, the year begins with a set of eclipses that will inspire you to greater empowerment. The solar eclipse on January 5th brings a new start to an artistic venture, while the lunar eclipse on January 21st begs the need for you to release whatever fear you harbor as you take on the new beginning that awaits. These eclipses will ensure that you step into your power Virgo, and it is about damn time.
The pressure will be on throughout the spring as tests are thrown your way, primarily involving significant others. If you are launching a creative collaboration or find that important partners distract you from your own personal agenda, delays and setbacks will be highlighted. The same is true if you are navigating turbulent times in a new romance that began earlier in the year. No matter how this energy unfolds, try to avoid big relationship decisions. All will resolve by April.
In fact, inspiration abounds as we enter the month of April. Higher aims, travel, and other worldly pursuits will encourage you to leave the past behind as you embark on new journeys that take you out of your comfort zone. This was a theme that began in the spring of 2018, one that will motivate you to take greater leaps of faith if doing so brings fulfillment and meaning to your life. Social causes and philosophical shifts will motivate personal growth and development.
The summer months will be active too, as a new set of eclipses initiate beginnings and endings. The solar eclipse on July 2nd offers a fresh start in a new social group or network, while the lunar eclipse on July 16th sees you finishing up a creative project. You may be launching a product or platform that requires the support of investors from different companies, or reaching a milestone with an adult child who leaves the nest.
Exciting events are featured throughout the entire summer, but an extended low-energy cycle may keep you isolated mid-July through August. If you are feeling more tired than usual, lethargic, or simply under the weather, give yourself permission to lie low amidst the buzz of activity. How you align with new affiliations may be under consideration too. if opportunities are presented at the solar eclipse; clarity will not be revealed until the end of August, right in time for your birthday season.
The fall months add pep to your step after a sleepy period that sees you recovering from delays. Soon, concentrated cosmic energy will be focused on personal ambitions and financial dealings. Mental pursuits come into focus too, whether you are taking on a new learning endeavor or publishing a manuscript. Increased communication, writing, short trips, trainings and presentations fill quite a bit of your time and energy. Delays are even possible in November; miscommunication may cause misunderstandings, while traffic jams prolong travel for the holidays. Obstacles will resolve by December, so try not to sign a contract, and consider revising important documents.
As we close out the year, home and family matters will come into sharper focus. In fact, domestic activities will be in effect all year long, bringing emotional ease and comfort at home and with loved ones. Meanwhile, the day after Christmas comes with a solar eclipse, bringing yet another new beginning to artistic aims, romance, and offspring. You end the year just as you started it: empowered and focused on what brings you joy and happiness.
Happy New Year, Virgo!
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