Written and Narrated by Pam Younghans.

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Astrological Overview: August 22 - 28, 2022

Astrologer Pam Younghans writes this weekly astrological journal based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies. This column is not intended as prediction. Your own experience will be more specifically defined by transits to your personal chart.

Aspects of Note this Week:

All times listed are Pacific Daylight Time. (For Eastern Time, add 3 hours; For Greenwich Mean Time, add 7 hours.)

MON: Mercury trine Pluto, Sun enters Virgo
TUE: Moon in Cancer square Eris and opposite Pluto
WED: Uranus stations retrograde, Venus trine Chiron
THU: Mercury enters Libra, Moon in Leo square Uranus and opposite Saturn
FRI: Venus square Uranus, Sun square Mars
SAT: New Moon, 1:17 a.m. PDT
SUN: Venus opposite Saturn


THE TIME OF THE HARVEST: Priorities change this week due to the Sun making ingress into Virgo on Monday. As the new solar month begins, the sunglasses of expressive, drama-seeking, fiery Leo go back into their case and we don the spectacles of discerning, analytical, earthy Virgo. This astrological shift coincides with the end of the growing season in the Northern Hemisphere, when the crops reach the peak of their creative self-expression (Leo) and are ready to be harvested (Virgo). 

The new season we are entering is when the wheat is separated from the chaff, both literally and figuratively. For many...

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About the Author

Pam YounghansPam Younghans is a professional astrologer, editor, and writer. She lives in a log home northeast of Seattle, Washington with her beloved animal companions. She has been interpreting charts professionally for over 25 years. If you are interested in an astrology reading, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or leave a message at 425.445.3775.

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