Venus enters Gemini on May 24th, presenting you with more choices and information, regarding Venus themes (relationships, finances, self-esteem, values). Venus in Gemini asks you to consider alternatives, and sharpen your communication and bargaining skills. This will be evident when she opposes Mars Rx on May 24th, pinpointing a lively challenge or conflict. Any aspect between Venus and Mars holds attraction potential, but the opposition has an edge to it. This is a dynamic influence that will test your ability to make intelligent choices and respond thoughtfully.
On May 26th, the square between Jupiter in Virgo and Saturn Rx in Sagittarius peaks. Blocks on Jupiter’s expansion have been ensuring that you maximized the potential of new solutions, projects and improvements. It could be an ongoing issue from March 23rd, 2016 (the previous Jupiter/Saturn square). However, after May 26th, the square will separate; this influence is effectively over, so it also marks a push past some limits, or a more effective way of working. Things can get easier, and forward momentum can increase.
May 27th sees Mars Rx back into Scorpio. Deeper motivations will be exposed beneath the questions, delays and returns that Mars Rx in Sagittarius has triggered . There’s more to an ongoing situation than meets the eye, and Mars Rx in Scorpio will reveal the whole truth. Note the proximity of this ingress to the Jupiter/Saturn square: watch for a key moment where something is defined. Too, these influences can help you grasp the essentials of a situation, as you gain powerful insight.
Venus into your communication sector opposes Mars Rx in your opportunities sector. Watch for an email/text/phone call that grabs you - there’s a sense of passion, possibility and excitement. Too, you may be pushed to choose, declare your preferences, or respond. As Mars backs into your sector of shared resources, you’ll be revisiting a deeper connection with someone special, or reconsidering intimacy issues. Shared finances (debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances) may require more intensive/serious action. Or, a previous debt/investment may require your attention.
The Jupiter/Saturn square will bring organization, health or work issues to a peak. Mundane priorities and daily tasks will need to be viewed in the context of long-term plans or legal matters. Work load, job qualifications or red tape/paperwork for official documents may also be themes. You can turn a corner on a frustrating work or medical issue, as what you need to cut out, improve or prove becomes clear. Watch for a workable solution to emerge.
Venus into your sector of personal resources opposes Mars Rx in your sector of shared resources. A relationship could intensify, jump to the next level, or reach a point of passionate conflict. Your wants versus their desires could put you under some pressure, and as Mars backs into your partnership sector, the pressure could be enough to urge a second look at the connection. Too, you could consider going back to someone. At this point, Mars Rx is about looking beneath the surface of a relationship for deeper motivations, and long-term potential. Finances could also reach a tipping point, as spending/saving, sources of income or negotiations take on new urgency. Compromise is not impossible, but you may feel forced to choose.
The Jupiter/Saturn square can see you confronting or surpassing limits around what you want. A new romance, push for recognition, artistic project or issues involving children/pregnancy will be highly focused, as you’re made aware of exactly what financial or emotional rules you need to work with. It’s possible to make a breakthrough or overcome certain obstacles, if you’re tuned into a few, crucial details. Mercury stationing direct in your sign (on May 22nd) would give you some clues about this.
Venus into your sign opposes Mars Rx in your partnership sector. A new or existing partnership can flare up passionately, but there may be arguments in the mix as well. General competitiveness is heightened, but so is attraction. You can grab a lot of attention with this influence, but as Mars Rx backs into your sector of routine, your attention may shift to work and/or health matters. Obligations (to yourself and others) may make a reappearance, or there could be repairs (at work or home) that demand your attention. A relationship, or relationship issue, may be put on the back burner due to the increased focused on other things.
Jupiter/Saturn can define a domestic or partnership goal that’s been frustrating or blocking you, while showing you the way forward. Delays in a joint plan can be overcome, or it may be time to accept that you’re both not on the same page. Reprioritization of domestic issues (relocation, home improvements, addition to the family) will be crucial, but it should be clear what’s doable and what isn’t.
Venus into your sector of secrets opposes Mars Rx in your sector of routine. Watch for an “ah ha” moment where what was previously hidden, obscured or only hinted at becomes obvious. Too, the unexplored side of a health or work issue could be revealed. You may discover that you have additional choices or are able to make headway on an issue where compromise seemed impossible. As Mars backs into your sector of self-expression, watch for a second chance to gain traction on a new romance, creative project, drive for recognition or issue involving children/pregnancy.
The building Jupiter/Saturn square may have backed you into a corner over the past month, with delays/restrictions around official documents, verbal/written commitments or efforts to learn/communicate more. As the square peaks, watch for a turning point: the documents may be signed, some restrictions may lift (or you’ll find a way to work within the rules), your message will finally be heard. Details and efforts to reorganize can fall into place, making it easier to work with the information you have.
Venus into your social sector opposes Mars Rx in your sector of self-expression. You could find new motivation, social or romantic opportunities. In general, this aspect can spark something public and intriguing, while boosting your ability to grab the spotlight. A public launch/performance could take place. However, watch for a tendency to overreact or express yourself thoughtlessly. As Mars backs into your domestic sector, the events of the Venus/Mars opposition may prompt a deeper look at where you come from, what you really want, and what you want to leave behind. Too, Mars Rx can prompt home repairs or concentrated time with a family member. A family issue may need to be revisited, one last time.
Jupiter/Saturn can release some of the pressure around a financial issue. If you’ve been coming up short, or having difficulty funding a project, the peak of this aspect could signal a turn of the tide. Provided you’ve been handling your funds with discretion, you may now find more to work with, or an opportunity to make more. Too, the uneasy sense that you don’t quite have what it takes can gradually lift, as confidence and optimism reassert themselves.
Venus into your career sector opposes Mars Rx in your domestic sector. A major shift in priorities (work versus home) can take place. So can a new career impulse, idea to promote yourself or spruce up your professional image. Discussions with those in authority will be edgy. Too, fresh competition could spark new ambition. As Mars backtracks into your communication sector, you may revisit a contact from the past. You may also have to backtrack on what you said previously, or have to dig up old details/emails/research. Mars Rx is a good opportunity to test the validity of a key issue or promise.
As the square from Saturn to Jupiter in your sign peaks, you can finally step out from behind the weight of domestic responsibilities or issues from the past. As you confront a limit, obligation or block, you could find an alternate route, new reasons for hope, or that you have more to offer than you imagined. Saturn/Jupiter focused you on one potential that required attention to be fully developed. Now is your chance to move forward with it.
Venus into your opportunities sector opposes Mars Rx in your communication sector. Watch for a brief argument to flare up - issues may involve opposing ideals, legal matters, education, travel or publishing. You could be put on the spot, but responding quickly and logically can resolve things.. Too, you may find yourself fired up and ready to launch a verbal/written attack; choose your words carefully. As Mars Rx backs into your sector of personal resources, you’ll be taking a second look at earned money, salary, a source of income or spending habits. A purchase may need to be revisited. In general, Mars Rx will prompt you to look more deeply at the actions you take to ensure emotional and material security.
Jupiter/Saturn has brought a dream, wish or background potential into focus, by applying pressure or even denying you something. As the square peaks, watch for a last-minute breakthrough, realization or reprieve. The situation could shift unexpectedly, an answer could change or you could simply find that your change in perspective opens a previously hidden door.
Venus into your sector of shared resources opposes Mars Rx in your sector of personal resources. Watch for added expenses or relationship complications. The energy can be passionate, but be careful that you don’t overreact (or provoke). Keep an eye on impulse purchases. As Mars Rx backs into your sign, you’ll uncover additional reservoirs of energy or motivation. It may be time to give something one last shot.
Jupiter/Saturn has kept you focused on a social goal, friendship or group issue. Blocks around moving forward, or social tensions, may peak as the square becomes exact. But you’ll also be on the cusp of a breakthrough as blocks are surpassed, or your priorities become clear and you decide what/who is worth your effort. In some cases, it may be easier to cut your losses.
Venus into your relationship sector opposes Mars Rx in your sign. Watch for new relationship choices, directions or opportunities. You’ll be feeling fired up and ready to make new contacts or promote yourself. An existing relationship can quickly accelerate, but as Mars Rx backs into your hidden sector, you may want to step back and reconsider certain developments. A time out is an excellent way to ensure everything that’s happening is what you really want. If you’re not ready for the next step, it’s ok to put things on pause.
Jupiter’s square to Saturn in your sign may have helped you develop a new career opportunity, get a new business into shape, or redefine your professional image. As the square peaks, you should find that your momentum accelerates and more options become available. Future opportunities are directly connected to how well you’ve been following Saturn’s lesson plan: increased focus, discipline and the recognition that less is more.
Venus into your sector of routine opposes Mars Rx in your hidden sector. Watch for additional complications/choices to emerge. A routine task, checkup, work issue or co-worker relationship may have more under the hood. This aspect can trigger unexpected busy work or obligations, but it can also gift you with an unexpected surge of energy. As Mars Rx backs into your social sector, you may revisit a past friendship, social group or public issue. Public actions from the past may come up again, and you’ll be urged to look closely at who you can trust.
Jupiter/Saturn can mark the moment when you surpass an unconscious block, hidden anxiety or fear. What was preventing you from moving forward may ease up, and issues involving travel, education, legal matters or publishing can see progress.
Venus into your sector of self-expression opposes Mars Rx in your social sector. You may be pushed to compete for someone’s attention, bring your A game, or show off what you’ve got. Social challenges can blend with flirtatious moments, and if you feel like rising to the occasion, know that you have a chance to impress. Celebrations are also hi-lighted. As Mars Rx backs into your career sector, you may revisit a past career goal or contact. A previous ambition that you had given up on may have more life. Too, it may be time to look closely at the actions you take in your professional life.
Jupiter/Saturn can bring financial or emotional frustrations to a peak, but know that the next step should be easier. If you’ve been feeling pressure around financial or intimacy issues, you can uncover more resources/assistance or discover that what you thought was essential is really unnecessary. Once you loosen your grip, you could be surprised at how quickly things start moving again.
Venus into your domestic sector opposes Mars Rx in your career sector. Your ambitions could be sparked by something new. Or, you may find that competition at work is hot; you may have to push back , or prove you’ve got what it takes. As Mars Rx backs into your opportunities sector, it’s an excellent time to regroup and consider other options. Too, you may revisit a travel, education, publishing or legal issue. A previous opportunity that slid by could reoccur.
Jupiter/Saturn may have cranked up the pressure in a partnership, but as the square peaks, you’ll reach your limit, come to a decision, or achieve a compromise. Delays in relationship progress can lift, and in some cases, you may find it easier to go your separate ways.