July 22nd marks the Sun’s ingress into Leo, the sign of pride, ego, creativity and special purpose. Mercury joins the party on July 23rd, when it unites with the Sun. This indicates an announcement, important discussion, or clarification of essential information. Mercury plus the Sun emphasizes all information, making certain facts impossible to ignore.
Venus stations Rx in Virgo on July 25th, just as Mars (action, initiative) in Cancer squares Uranus in Aries. This mix of influences will recall Venus’ Virgo ingress, and the Mercury/Uranus square, from July 18th. This time, surprising actions, breakdowns or breakaways will mix with Venus Rx’s intensified agenda of analysis, correction or improvement. Venus Rx in Virgo can emphasize what’s missing (regarding resources or relationships) and the Mars/Uranus catalyst will prod you into action so the shortfall can be addressed. On July 26th, Uranus will station Rx in Aries, resonating with Venus Rx. This energy will zero in on what needs to be released. If you’re not ready to let go, Uranus Rx will cut the cord for you. Uranus Rx in Aries can also intensify the urge for personal freedom. Tolerance for limits, neediness and compromise will be low.
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of self-expression spotlight a creative opportunity or bold declaration. Putting your words out there for the public (or putting your heart on the line) are possibilities. This energy is about saying what you really want to say, as loudly as possible.
Venus Rx in your sector of routine can indicate a self-improvement regime, or a closer look at what you’ve been doing for others (and their appreciation, or lack of). The Mars/Uranus square suggests events at home/with family will play into this, as an accident/unexpected move/breakdown triggers a cycle of correction. Health issues can crop up as well. Uranus Rx (in your sign) can hi-light a necessary reboot. Any area where you’ve been going through motions, or have backed off the ongoing agenda of radical updates, will be shaken.
- Spotlight on: creative projects, new romance, children/pregnancy, performance, declaration of purpose
- Intensified correction/surprises: health, co-worker relationships, daily routine, obligations, work tasks, physical appearance, identity
The Sun and Mercury in your domestic sector trigger an important family discussion, or illuminate renovations, domestic projects or issues from the past. Pride and freedom of self-expression amongst those closest to you will be themes, as well as your right to be who you want to be, when you’re in your own space.
Venus Rx in your sector of self-expression suggests a closer look at romantic or creative energy. How much work is something or someone worth? Too, you could refine a special goal or creative project. Romantic connections from the past are a possibility. The Mars/Uranus square can trigger all of the above, with a surprising contact, reveal or abrupt burst of honesty. Uranus Rx (in your hidden sector) can shift your priorities, as a disruption that’s beyond your control forces you to consider an alternative route.
- Spotlight on: home, family, home business, home improvements, mortgage/rental documents
- Intensified correction/surprises: romantic attraction, artistic work, having your talents recognized, reconsidering how you express your purpose, revelation of secrets, course correction
The Sun and Mercury in your communication sector emphasizes what you say/write, and the resulting responses from others. Attention/lack of attention to your words can be an issue, as can the way you craft your statements. Who is your audience? All communication/conversations will accelerate, and this can be a busy time as you’re hit with important information. Keep your eyes open for an important meeting or interview.
Venus Rx in your domestic sector suggests renovations/improvements around the house, or with family/domestic partnerships. There could be a realignment of domestic duties, or a closer look at one person’s medical/financial issues. The Mars/Uranus square can kick things off with an unforeseen twist to finances or emotional security. An opportunity (for more or improved resources) can come out of left field, but so can unexpected expenses or emotional shocks. Uranus Rx in your social sector can make it clear which friendships/groups are outdated, or where you need to publicly reclaim your independence.
- Spotlight on: emails, phone calls, conversations, introductions, announcements, who receives your words, issues with siblings
- Intensified correction/surprises: home, family, home business, home finances, mortgages, rental agreements, public associations, group activities, finding your own niche
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of personal resources suggest a declaration of your needs, either financial or emotional. What you’re getting, what you deserve, or what you don’t have enough of will become quite clear. This is the time to openly express your non-negotiable upgrades.
Venus Rx in your communication sector can see you revising a statement/document, or going back over a conversation. Short-term plans can shift, or a correction (involving overlooked details) can pop up. Mars in your sign, square Uranus, suggests that this may catch you off guard, or that an external challenge/abrupt change in career goals, may trigger this revision. Too, sibling relationships can dish up the unexpected. Uranus Rx in your career sector will be a reminder to align yourself with a future that allows you to freely express your talents and desires.
- Spotlight on: earned money, self-esteem, emotional security, what you deserve, being paid what you’re worth
- Intensified correction/surprises: overlooked details, rethinking an answer, documents, proof behind promises, pointed questions, career goals, professional image
The Sun and Mercury in your sign is your moment on the soapbox. Whether it’s a personal or professional statement, the spotlight is directly on you. Too, this influence can clarify a decision or truth. There’s no room for ambiguity with this one.
Venus Rx in your sector of personal resources can signal the revision of a financial agreement, examination of your savings/spending, or a closer look at what you’re getting from a relationship. Issues of self-worth will be paramount, as this energy emphasizes what’s lacking, or what’s not good enough. Mars/Uranus can get the ball rolling with an unexpected reveal or impulsive action/burst of temper that clarifies what you can no longer tolerate. Uranus Rx in your sector of opportunities will urge you to stay open to what’s new, unexplored or unusual. Having said this, exercise caution while travelling, or where legal matters are involved. Mars/Uranus can be accident prone and can deliver unpleasant surprises.
- Spotlight on: identity, authentic purpose, speaking your mind, physical appearance, public statements, truths
- Intensified correction/surprises: earned money, self-esteem, personal values, what you’re willing to do for money, long-distance travel, legal matters, exploration
The Sun and Mercury in your hidden sector can shine a light on something that you’ve been denying, or it can bring something to light that you were totally unaware of. Too, this can be a time to consider your options before acting, as more information is revealed.
Venus Rx in your sign can mean delays, a change in plans, or intensive reevaluation. You’re all about correction and self-improvement, so consider this a golden opportunity to get it right before you proceed any further. Mars/Uranus can trigger things with a public challenge/argument or reveal someone’s true intentions. Uranus Rx in your sector of shared resources can intensify financial shifts, or trigger a break/left turn in intimacy matters. Accelerations can feel out of your control, and trust will be shaky. Rather than micromanaging others, focus on your own reactions.
- Spotlight on: secrets, background information, undeveloped potentials
- Intensified correction/surprises: public identity, physical appearance, self-improvement, self-esteem, relationships, finances, trust issues
The Sun and Mercury in your social sector can trigger a public announcement, promotion or increased round of social activities. Your position in the group/amongst friends/in public will be a theme, as well as public acceptance of your authentic self.
Venus Rx in your hidden sector can mark a time of intensified healing or withdrawal. This energy can also confirm an ending, as certain details about a relationship or opportunity are revealed. Mars/Uranus’ career or relationship challenges can draw your attention to what needs releasing, or, it can push you back into the shadows. If you’re not up for a fight, it’s ok to sit this one out. Uranus Rx in your partnership sector will emphasize your continuing need to let go of past relationships, and embrace a future where you have the freedom to stand on your own (even if you’re involved with someone).
- Spotlight on: friends, groups, the public, public image, public recognition
- Intensified correction/surprises: healing, retreat, career, relationships, hidden information
The Sun and Mercury in your career sector draw your focus to a meeting with management, a crucial career discussion/realization or a job lead. This can also be your moment to promote your business or launch a product. Pride in your work/professional image will be key, as will your professional authority. How much respect do you get?
Venus Rx in your social sector can signal delays or revisits with friends, romantic connections or social activities. This can also be a time when you reconsider a friendship/relationship, or work on refining (or in some cases deleting) your social connections. Mars/Uranus can prompt changes with an unexpected launch, acceleration or brand-new opportunity. Travel and legal issues can be unpredictable, or you may find yourself fighting a public battle. Uranus Rx in your sector of routine can signal increased disruptions, and these will be signs that a health or work situation must change. If old routines/habits are breaking down, take the hint.
- Spotlight on: career, issues with management, authority, professional image
- Intensified correction/surprises: friends, groups, public image, romantic encounters, long-distance travel, legal matters, education, publishing
The Sun and Mercury in your opportunities sector can point the way to a new goal, activity or area of exploration. Too, this could mark the start of a new area of study, or the signing of an official document.
Venus Rx in your career sector can point out what’s wrong with your current career path/job situation, or how you need to fine-tune your professional image. Specific work relationships can also be up for review. Mars/Uranus can open your eyes with a financial or emotional jolt; a new attraction can be overwhelming, or changes to money owed/shared can catch you off guard. Whatever erupts will force you to look at the bigger picture, and what your long-term goals are. Uranus Rx in your sector of self-expression can intensify your need to cut loose, take a risk, or just be yourself.
- Spotlight on: long-distance travel, education, legal matters, publishing, exploration
- Intensified correction/surprises: career, professional relationships, professional image, issues with authority, new romance, intimacy, finances
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of shared resources indicates a crucial conversation about intimacy, finances, or a psychological issue. This energy can be excellent for counselling or therapeutic revelations; the deeper you’re willing to go, the more you’ll benefit.
Venus Rx in your opportunities sector can signal delays in travel plans, or a second look at a new/unusual opportunity. Legal and education matters can also be up for review. Mars/Uranus can trigger things with a domestic or partnership shake up. Too, you could find that disruptions are the perfect excuse to take an unplanned vacation. Uranus Rx in your domestic sector can accelerate a relocation, separation, or new routine at home/with family.
- Spotlight on: debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, emotional/physical intimacy, therapy/counselling
- Intensified correction/surprises: long-distance travel, education, legal matters, legal documents, publishing, long distance romance, domestic issues
The Sun and Mercury in your partnership sector spotlight a relationship discussion or realization about your approach to relationships. A partner may need to say their piece, and discussions are likely to be unbalanced (but revealing).
Venus Rx in your sector of shared resources can underline a lack of financial resources or intimacy. Whether you’re single or involved with someone, Venus Rx can push you to look at exactly what’s wrong, and how you can improve your situation. Financial details can also be up for review. Mars/Uranus can trigger changes with an unexpected health issue, or development/breakdown at work. Something in your daily routine may snap, or be eliminated, which can leave room for something better/more productive. Uranus Rx (in your communication sector) can push you to speak from a more authentic place, or sever some contacts altogether.
- Spotlight on: relationships
- Intensified correction/surprises: debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, physical/emotional intimacy, communication, sibling relationships
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of routine hi-light a health issue, specific tasks at work or instructions/information about what needs to be done. This energy can help you get focused, get organized and zero in on what’s most essential.
Venus Rx in your partnership sector can see you reconsidering a relationship issue, or looking closely at who you are, as a partner. What’s not quite right in a partnership can also become very clear, but so can opportunities to correct it. Too, Venus Rx can bring back a past relationship, with a wrap up or confirmation on the agenda. Mars/Uranus can stir things up with an explosive attraction that contrasts with what you have, or thought you wanted. Although there’s no guarantee of long-term stability, Mars/Uranus plus Venus Rx can light a romantic fire that acts as a catalyst. Uranus Rx (in your sector of security) will urge you to let go of old fears/hesitations, and seize new opportunities (financial or emotional). As is the case with Uranus Rx, what manifest now may look nothing like what you end up with.
- Spotlight on: health, work, co-worker relationships, obligations, solutions
- Intensified correction/surprises: relationships, new attractions, financial/emotional security