Horoscopes for September 22, 2014

Today’s Birthday (09/22/14). Begin a new phase of personal power and creativity with this Autumn Equinox. Act on long-term plans. Have envisioning conversations. This year gets profitable. A new 30-month period of communications and connections opens after 12/23. Nurture dreams (and health). Passionate partnerships spark, especially around eclipses on 10/8/14 and 10/27/15. Kindle love.

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Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is a 7 — Long-term career plans advance, with Pluto direct. Mysteries get solved, as the truth reveals. Illusions wash away. Enjoy the Autumn Equinox as the Sun enters Libra, highlighting partnerships. Take a walk together for a brief escape.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 6 — Launch your next adventure with Pluto direct. It’s been fun, and now work beckons. Fantasies dissolve, and practical issues call. Celebrate the Autumn Equinox as you maintain work momentum. Patience and persistence triumph.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6 — Someone needs extra attention. Postpone travel. Get your work done. Share the load. Move slowly to avoid accidents and error. Take action on a financial matter, now that Pluto is direct. Savor family fun with the Autumn Equinox.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 5 — Celebrate home and family with the Autumn Equinox. Long-term partnerships deepen and strengthen with Pluto direct. Review the budget to dispel illusions about what you have. Costs could be unexpectedly high. Give and take abundant love.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — Advance at work with Pluto direct. Your efforts seem to go farther, and with greater ease. Focus on practical matters, rather than pursuing mirages. The Autumn Equinox heralds a month of powerful communications and transportation.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Entertaining opportunities call you out with Pluto direct. Play enticing games. Invite family participation. The Autumn Equinox launches a profitable month. Spend less than you bring in and save. Squirrel those nuts away.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — It’s easier to keep house with Pluto direct. Your personal growth and power leap forward with the Autumn Equinox and the Sun entering your sign tonight. Your plans go more smoothly. Compassion is an essential component.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 5 — Communications and shipping flow with greater ease, now that Pluto is direct. Begin a phase of introspection and resolving internal conflicts, with this Autumn Equinox. Speculate on a contribution you’d love to make. Think it over as you exercise.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 6 — Now that Pluto is direct, seeds you’ve sown sprout abundantly. Make long-term financial plans. Don’t trade a sure thing for a pipe dream. Take practical, concrete actions or rest. Group collaborations especially flourish after this Autumn Equinox.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6 — Complete projects. Things seem to be going your way now that Pluto is direct. Advance long-term personal priorities. A new career phase begins with the Autumn Equinox. Refresh your wardrobe. Dress the part.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 5 — Introspective inner wisdom guides you with Pluto direct. Focus on growing stronger and helping others. The Autumn Equinox heralds a new adventure, a period of exploration and discovery. Live simply and frugally, and consider your heart’s desire.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — Things seem to go much easier with friends around, especially with Pluto direct. Deepen and nurture long-term relations. The Autumn Equinox harkens a month of shared profit potential. Work together for mutual benefit. Build strong foundations.