As the Sun enters Scorpio we all of a sudden enter the autumn festivals, especially Halloween (the day after Scorpio new moon), All Souls and All Saints days.
As we come to the end of Libra and enter Scorpio, we move close to the time when, this election year, we are asked to make a final choice.
Saturday is the Full Hunter’s moon which means it’s the Libra solar festival (23 degrees Libra).
Mercury enters Libra this week. Mercury signifies our thoughts, communications and ideas.
Thursday, September 29th, is Michaelmas, Feast of St. Michael, honoring Archangel Michael, protector of the Earth during Autumn.
Wednesday, is the United Nations International Day of Peace. It calls all of humanity to gather together in a spirit of peace and to commit to intentions for peace even amidst differences.
Last Tuesday (August 30) Mercury began its three-week retrograde lasting till September 21, moving backwards from 29 degrees to 15 degrees Virgo.
Burning Man, nine-day, intentional, temporary, desert art community, on the playas of Black Rock City (BRC), (northern) Nevada, begins Sunday, August 28 and ends Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 5th.
Last week (July 29th) Uranus in Aries (interruptions, waking us up to all things new) turned retrograde at 24 degrees Aries.
In ancient Egypt the annual flooding of the Nile occurred as Sirius, the blue-white star left of Orion, became visible just before sunrise.