As you know I write a new moon article every month but I like to remind everyone, I'm not the only horse at the race. It is good to see other astrologer's perspectives on the lunar cycle. Diana over at her blog Libra Seeking Balance has put up her own take on next week's Virgo New Moon. She is a smart astrologer, do yourself a favor and read her column regularly. Here is a snippet go to link for the rest of the article.
The face off on this New Moon at 13° 04′ Virgo on 5 September 2013, 04:37 AM PDT is between pragmatic earth with support from water and idealistic fire backed up by air. This time there are far more planets in earth and water and that suggests taking a practical approach to problem solving is our best bet. Better put our more idealistic notions on hold.
The New Moon its self is trine Pluto in Capricorn and sextile Jupiter in Cancer. Virgo excels at handling the small stuff our daily lives are made of whilst Capricorn specializes in organization and management. Since providing for our families, no matter how large or small, is often what gets us out the door and off to work, Cancer may be considered a source of motivation. It has always made more sense to me to celebrate all the little joys we experience each day rather than living from crisis to crisis, and this New Moon in the perfect time to reacquaint ourselves with those joys. After all we only experience life one day at a time so let’s not waste those small moments.
Venus in Libra, the only air in this chart, is exactly semi-sextile Mercury in Virgo. This may work out OK because both planets are in the signs they rule. Resolving our differences through intelligent dialogue is a good possibility. Mercury in Virgo’s logical style to problem solving...... go to link for rest of article.