If today is your birthday: You will make great progress in the coming year. Your most cherished ambitions may not all be fulfilled, but you will move closer to a point where you can reach for them with confidence. If you really want something to happen, it will.
Unexpected changes can disrupt the usual order and routine of your life. You may want more creative expression in your work, but those in control tend to be unsympathetic. You may waver between conservative and rebellious urges. Friends may be stimulating but can exasperate your career aspirations with unrealistic ideals. Today is the day to tend to those special friendships. Balance between friends is important. You never play one against another or keep secrets. Today you may decide a celebration is in order and perhaps a get-together can be planned, such as a family reunion or friends that love to visit. This afternoon may call for a shopping expedition before a party--you are very organized and intuitively know the best buys.
If Today is Your Birthday: September 12
The Year Ahead
Forecast for September 2009 to September 2010
If You Were Born Today, September 12: You are an especially clever and knowledgeable person. Your intuition is powerful, and you're able to quickly size up a situation or person. Others frequently turn to you for your wise and unique advice. You're generous with your time and energy, always willing to help out those who really need it. Still, you are not a pushover and although you don't need much of it, you do appreciate gratitude. Famous people born today: Maurice Chevalier, Emmy Rossum, Rachel Ward, Peter Scolari, Barry White.
Your Forecast: When a Quarter Moon occurs in your Return chart, as it does this year, you are at some sort of a turning point in your life, in terms of personal growth. Events that occur this year act as catalysts that get you in touch with some important issues in your emotional life. Your emotions run high, and mood swings or identity crises are possible. There may be some kind of conflict in your life arising from a great urge to do something different. It promises to be a busy, dynamic, and significant period in your life.
Saturn has passed its transiting conjunction to your Sun, and you are likely to feel a lighter load in terms of responsibilities and obligations this year.
Mercury is square Pluto in your Solar Return chart, which introduces some intensity in your thought patterns and interactions with others. Try to avoid coming on too strong with your opinions. You are hungry for deeper meaning, but a suspicious attitude, or making mountains out of molehills, won‘t serve you well. Some secretiveness is possible. At times, you may have a troubled mind and some mental anxiety. On the other hand, it can suggest the ability to engage in deep, penetrating communication this year. Mercury governs speech, and you will need to watch what and how you communicate. Something you write or say could lead to opposition from others. Your need to investigate and read between the lines is strong this year. It’s best used for research and increased awareness of psychological motivations, both of others and yourself.
Venus opposite Jupiter, Chiron, and Neptune around the time of your birthday this year brings love and romance into your life, but you could encounter problems due to overblown expectations or excessive behavior. You may overindulge your various appetites whether for social intercourse, food, sex, candy, alcohol, or whatever tickles your fancy. You might also fall for fantasies of people rather than for who they really are. Find a way to strike a balance between self-gratification and the obligations of daily life. Try to avoid taking risks with love and finances that stem from restlessness or unrealistic expectations.
With Mars in dynamic aspect to Neptune, you may enjoy an increase in your intuitive capabilities, although if taken to an extreme, you could be too open to influence so that fears or delusions impact your ability to see your life clearly. Take an objective look also at how your dreams and visions fit into the lives of others and the world in general. This could also be a year in which you are considerably more creative.
Jupiter conjunct Chiron and Neptune in your Solar Return chart suggests that idealistic and humanitarian goals or impulses have more significance in your life this year. You may experience an increased need for greater understanding, wisdom, and awareness, as well as increased interest in the healing arts and holistic health this year. It may be a time during which you reconsider or revamp your personal belief system. Everyday, ordinary life may not always satisfy, as you hunger for a more idealistic life.
Saturn in opposition to Uranus around the time of your birthday suggests some restlessness. Attempts to assert your individuality, freedom, and originality undermine your feelings of groundedness and security. Yet, you are not satisfied when you conform. There may be sudden and unexpected twists that force you to do something different or that help free yourself from old habits. Adjusting your plans is in order, and striking a balance between convention and innovation is the challenge. Setbacks tend to be temporary and often lead to new, more creative paths or solutions. Ambivalence is likely and could color many of your interactions.
You're likely to make new friendships and enjoy good times with an especially cooperative and accepting disposition this year. However, a tendency to put your faith in the wrong people or projects is quite strong, and to overdo indulgences in pleasures. Emotional decision-making is another thing to watch for.
2009 is a Number Five year for you. Ruled by Mercury. This is a year of exploration and freedom. It's a time when exploration and reaching out to others brings opportunities. It's a good time to advertise and sell. Surprises are in store, and the routine is broken. This is a year when exciting relationships can be formed, or, if you are already in a partnership, new life is breathed into the relationship. Advice - explore, look for adventure, keep your eyes open for opportunities, mingle.
2010 will be a Number Six year for you. Ruled by Venus. This is a year of relative contentment. It is a time when love is the easiest to attract, and partnerships formed under this vibration have a better chance for longevity. You are able to attract others, and material things as well, this year. This is a good year for establishing harmony in the family and in the home. Advice - develop existing relationships, be positive and receptive because these kinds of energies help you to attract what you desire.
The individual birthday forecast above is written by Annie Heese and is copyright CafeAstrology.com.