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All About Virgo (August 23-September 22)
If we look at the sign of Leo and Virgo together, we can see the differences: Leo needs and wants to be on top, and Virgo is at the bottom. This sign is the Worker Bee, and lives to serve – and is a perfectionist. We’ve all heard jokes about Virgos being extremely picky, and that is generally true. This sign is truly meant to figure out what needs to be done and get it done as perfectly as they can. Their organizational skills are exceptional, they can clean with pure joy and will proofread something with the keenest eye. The devil is in the details, and go ahead and let Virgo manage all of it. If these people aren’t allowed to work, and work hard, part of them seems missing.
The real purpose of Virgo is to be of service and work cooperatively within a job situation. They are extremely good as critiques and editing; they will always find a misplaced comma or period. Methodical and industrious, this sign is truly efficient and able. Virgos have amazing attention to detail, practicality, with an extremely sharp mind.
Virgo is ruled by Mercury. Mercury is the planet that also rules Gemini, but this is a different focus. Mercury always has to do with all facets of the mind, but ruling Virgo is different; the search for information is now pared down to using one’s discriminating mind to perfect the search.
Associated body part: the hands and the lungs. (see Gemini) The issues of challenge: The problem of over-analysis and over-anything is the real big deal. This sign can be uber picky and drive others crazy. If they can let up, then can enjoy life rather than obsessing over the details.
The issues of joy: Ultimate organization of all the little things. When everything is in its place, and there’s a place for everything, Virgo is extremely happy and fulfilled. It is truly a joy for Virgo to have every little detail in order.
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Eileen has been an astrologer for 29 years and loves to share just how powerful astrology can be in guiding our lives. Her approach is very psychological, with a metaphysical and spiritual slant, and finally, a down to earth perspective.