Full Moon in Pisces, September 1, 2020: Coming Out of the Fog

August 28, 2020 0 Comments

Full Moon in Pisces, September 1, 2020: Coming Out of the Fog

Moon insights by Candace Looft, of Beyond the Veil Tarot  / Collage by Janeva Zentz 

Full Moon in Pisces: Cutting Through the Fog

September 1 & 2, 2020
Full Moon at 10 degrees of Pisces 
10:22 am PST // 1:22 am EST 


  • Sun in Virgo oppose Moon in Pisces 
  • Sun in Virgo trine Uranus in Taurus
  • Moon in Pisces sextile Uranus in Taurus 
  • Mercury in Virgo Sextile Venus in Cancer
  • Mercury in Virgo trine Saturn in Capricorn
  • Mercury in Virgo oppose Neptune in Pisces 
  • Mercury in Virgo trine Pluto in Capricorn
  • Mercury in Virgo square the lunar nodes
  • Venus in Cancer square Mars in Aries
  • Venus in Cancer oppose Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn 
  • Mars in Aries trine the South Node, sextile the North Node
  • Jupiter in Capricorn sextile Neptune in Pisces
  • Neptune in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn 
Look out for/ work with: Aspiration, initiation, candidates, nominees, mission, goal, quest, commitment, invocations, important conversations, honesty, frustration, facts, data, details, dreamwork, intuition. 
Analysis: This is a mystical and magical Full Moon in Pisces. The Sun and Moon make their monthly opposition in the mutable water sign of Pisces. Full moons are known for being a time of magnification and magic, and with this lunation, it will be nothing short of otherworldly. Pisces is a deeply connected and intuitive zodiac sign. During the time of this Moon, activities like dream work and astral travel will be highlighted. Profound subconscious truths can be unearthed now. Pisces is associated with creative pursuits and the planet Neptune. Music and water will be exceptional channels for collective energy. Integrating these into your magical rituals or routine will bring about profound psychic insights. This Moon will bring out our compassionate side and the need to cut through anything hazy to make room for healing and connectedness. Being of service is a lesson from our fishy friends when the Moon is in Pisces. It’s an excellent time to balance out practicality thanks to the Sun in Virgo. These energies can be exceptionally helpful in forgiveness and practicing compassion. 
The same intense cardinal squares are still very much in play as they have been in recent weeks. Cardinal planets are finding themselves in stressful angles pressing us to make changes and keep things moving. Often these frictional energies bring about frustration or disappointments. Venus in Cancer is pressured by Mars in Aries, suggesting passions run hot and the need to reflect on our emotions. Where is the past holding you back and not allowing you to break free? Simultaneously Venus is opposite strict Saturn and intense Pluto in Capricorn. Here we see a wave of limitations and stop signs when it comes to our love and values. On the axis of Cancer and Capricorn, we see this play out through the lens of home versus career. For others, it may bring about control issues with delays in love or financial security. Mars in Aries is slowing down and rolling into his retrograde cycle in the days ahead. We are likely facing setbacks and frustrations in delays in moving forward. The question is, how hard are you willing to work for love and relationships? Whatever is coming up now is likely to test your patience, but for good reasons. These delays and restrictions are a result of long-running issues relating to unfulfilled desires. 
The star of this lunation, in my opinion, would have to be the incredible number of aspects to Mercury during this Full Moon. Mercury is the messenger god, sent to be the go-between the spirit and earthly realm. Responsible for conversations, messages, and all forms of delivery. I imagine in the weeks ahead; the ongoing USPS issues will come front and center. Mercury is exalted in his favorite sign of Virgo. Practical and down to details in this zodiac sign, don’t expect any breaks when it comes to how you communicate. Here Mercury wants to help get to the bottom of what’s wrong and make it better. This can be excellent energy for making to-do lists and connecting with health and wellness professionals. Pets and their health do well here too, and you may find yourself doing everything from scheduling vet check-ups to looking for a new furry friend to adopt. Mercury makes contact with powerful Pluto and Saturn, suggesting these power players want you to dig deep and get the facts before making any big decisions. Deep and profound emotional and psychological insights can make their way to the surface due to this Moon. 
The psychic emphasis is further magnified due to Jupiter and Pluto’s aspects to Neptune in Pisces. Here we begin to breakdown the hidden secrets and mysticism that goes on behind the scenes. This will be an aspect at play for still another several months and allows us the chance to unearth something that’s taking power from or possibly even draining us. If something or someone is hiding something, chances are this is where we begin to see the cracks in the story. Mercury stands in opposition to Neptune on this Moon, helping us make out way through Neptune’s murky waters. Here there is a chance of being manipulated or conned. Watch out for false prophets and saviors around the time of this New Moon. It’s not an ideal time to be signing contracts, or agreeing to anything significant in terms of agreements or vehicles. Let this energy shake out for a solid week or two before moving forward in the topics mentioned above. Neptune speaks with feelings and emotions, agitating Mercury, who just wants a cut and dry answer. Allow yourself to move through this Moon and turn into your intuition, likely it’s trying to tell you something. 

Ritualistic Inspirations

Pisces Full Moon Ritual Water Magic
Best used for a bath, cleaning magical spaces, floors, or anything you need to bless your crystals!
You will need: 
  • A glass jar or pitcher
  • Aquamarine, moonstone, amethyst, clear quartz, or psychic amplifying crystal 
  • A hand full of sea salt
  • Fresh lemons, sliced
  • A few drops of pine essential oil, or the Patchouli Pine Ritual Mist!
  • Sage for smudging
This can be made the day of the Full Moon and left out to charge under the night sky. Store in a fridge for use up to one week. 
  1. Open your sacred working space. Be sure to smudge and connect to your guides and deities accordingly. Gather all of your materials. 
  2. One by one, place the crystals in the jar with intention. Followed by sea salt and cut lemons. 
  3. Fill the jar within an inch to the rim with fresh, distilled, or river water. 
  4. Drop in three drops or so of your essential pine oil, or oil from the Patchouli Pine Ritual Mist. You can also mist yourself and space to enhance your intention and meditation.  
  5. Sit and meditate with your water. Under a Full Moon, repeat this invocation to draw down the Moon and enchant your Moon water:
“Mother Goddess lend me your light. Give me your power on this faithful night. I invoke you into my being and soul. Fill up my vessel and make me feel whole. I stand before you in awe and in love. I cherish the gifts you send from above. I ask you tonight to show unto me. My mother, my goddess. So mote it be, or better. As above, so below.”






Candace Marie of Beyond the Veil Tarot has her degree in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Theology, and studied at the School of Evolutionary Astrology. She is also a graduate of Sacred Crossings Death Midwifery School, and a root worker and herbalist. Read her bio here, and catch more of her work on Beyond the Veil Tarot.


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