For you, dear Virgo, there’s a buzz of energy centering children, romance, fun, recreation, and creative projects. You may be vibrating at your highest, letting your hair down and inner child out to play. But if I’m being honest, you and I both know of your tendency to forebode joy, to reference Brené Brown.
You may only allow so much joy, play, and romance into your life before slamming on the breaks of caution and, “what ifs.” You may only allow yourself to be seen to a certain extent, before putting up a guard. Over the past few years, the planet Pluto has been nudging you to step more fully into your light, which requires vulnerability. The dwarf planet of transformation has insisted that you come from behind the scenes (where you like it), and onto a stage in full colors.
Let’s face it, Virgo, your light shines bright, like it or not, and the beginning of 2022 could bring experiences that force you out from hiding behind a curtain of modesty, getting to the root of why you choose to stay hidden. This all coincides with a cosmic turning point early in the year that will inspire aspirations and broader aims taking you out of your comfort zone.
Planet alignments have been instigating a growing feeling of restlessness, especially since the start of the pandemic. The great call to the unknown grows louder in the coming months, conspiring with an ongoing message from the Universe to come out and play and receive applause along with all the things that would make your heart content.
Once we reach the end of February, the real start to the year begins. This will see you flourishing in creative projects, on good terms with your children (or mentoring youth), and possibly even caught up in a new love affair. That last possibility is a BIG possibility, too. The planet Jupiter is moving through your relationship sign (Pisces) most of 2022, bringing opportunities for growth and enhanced connections with others.
As we reach the month of spring, life will be moving full steam ahead. Travel is highlighted, broadcasting, dreams in the making, academic pursuits and vocational aims that lead to professional advancement will motivate you to aim high, Virgo. Doing so will further contribute to themes throughout the year encouraging you to step outside of your comfort zone, and in the process, you will discover more of your unique self.
This activity also coincides with eclipses late spring. A solar event on April 30th brings a new opportunity to further your own beliefs, causes, and future goals, while the lunar event on May 16th gives permission for you to do so. If you are applying for a degree program, you may receive news of your acceptance. If you are finishing up an important exam or certification, you may receive a promotion or new position at work. These are examples of how the eclipses will feed each other, but another Mercury retrograde in between these lunations may bring delays when it comes to your attempts to expand – travel, learning, and career matters may be impacted.
June sees forward momentum, however, and most likely in your favor once Mercury stations direct in the first week. So be patient. You will even start to notice career matters expand throughout the remainder of the year, and new leaps of faith may also contribute to growing commitments and investments once Jupiter enters the sign of Aries for a mid-year stint.
You may be investing your resources in an entrepreneurial venture. Another interpretation would be merging in a sexual union with someone of a different background and ethnicity. No matter your experience, the summer months will be “hot” and ripe with opportunities!
A quiet reflection period also features mid-summer, but this will be short lived as focus around outward goals, self-growth/development, as well as money and finances fill your time moving into the fall months. Life picks up around this time, so be sure to indulge the energy afoot!
By mid-September, another round of delays courtesy of yet another Mercury retrograde will impact money and personal endeavors. You may be in search of funding to launch an independent project or looking to make vanity changes. You may also be clarifying your worth, dear Virgo, especially in the eyes of another.
October brings resolution; you will know where you stand and what it is you’re working with in the way of resources. Life will remain active with short trips, increased communications, and learning endeavors. Career matters will continue to amplify, too, but a few obstacles on the work front will soon unfold.
The month of October begins a highly active cosmic period starting with another pair of eclipses. A solar event on October 25th offers a new beginning centered around learning, education, and new agreements. A lunar event on November 8th concludes a dream in the making. You could be on the receiving end of a degree having completed your thesis, for example. This could also look like clearance for travel, or a legal matter that’s been decided in your favor. What unfolds will most likely involve your career, especially once Mars stations retrograde.
Of all the planets, Mars can be the hardest to navigate while retrograde. Its energy connects us to our force of will, so when it does a backward spin around the almighty Sun, our energy feels blocked. For you, dear Virgo, this involves your work and profession. You may be launching a major project that comes with a lot of moving parts, and you can expect some obstacles that require you to bob and weave and (re)shuffle your energy as needed.
This may prove frustrating. If you are unveiling a major innovation and technology, publishing a major communications platform, or simply in the running for tenure at a university, there may be several “outstanding items” that require your attention. Not everything will be easily managed; you may have to become a "master adaptor" as a result, as this energy could feel somewhat “manic.”
Lucky for you, you are as efficient as you are adaptable with multiple plans up your sleeve. When things get a little unwieldy courtesy of Mars Rx, just fall back on your resourceful self. Try not to fix everything – you won’t be able to – and preserve your energy for what you can control.
Mars stations direct on January 13, 2023, so the kinks around professional plans won’t resolve until the first quarter of the new year; all the more reason to pace yourself. The rest of 2022 still sees energy focused on short trips, and eventually family, romance, and play – activities that will serve as nice distractions from the whirlwind of end-of-year cosmic events.
The coming months will be eventful, to say the least, dear Virgo. We’re all still getting our bearings as we continue to navigate a new normal after the pandemic of 2020. So, keep practicing grace with others, and especially with yourself. Of all the signs of the Zodiac, yours has the highest chance of ending the year on a high note!
HAPPY NEW YEAR, VIRGO!
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