On July 17th, Venus in Gemini squares Neptune Rx in Pisces and Mars in Cancer squares Uranus in Aries. Alluring choices will be deceptive or confusing, and actions/passion can disrupt everything. Not a good day to jump into something with your eyes closed, although it will be tempting. On July 18th, the positive potential of these influences is revealed as Venus trines Jupiter in Libra and Mars trines Chiron Rx in Pisces. Creativity, compassion and healing are favoured - what's stirred up the day before can bring surprising benefits, if you handle these energies carefully.
July 19th brings a promising trine between Mercury in Leo and Saturn Rx in Sagittarius, followed by Mercury's conjunction to the North Node on July 21st. Here is the commitment, conversation or plan you can rely on. Not only is it real, it's plugged into your future.
Mars enters Leo on July 20th, followed by the Sun's ingress on July 22nd. This leads up to July 23rd's hot New Moon in Leo conjunct Mars. It doesn't get more combustible than this - Mars adds passion and raw intent to what's starting. An applying opposition between Venus in Gemini and Saturn Rx will add a touch of background restraint, reminding you what's at stake.
Aspects to Venus in your communication sector suggest romantic mixed signals - the flirtation that never was, or the hidden attraction that’s unintentionally revealed. Aspects to Mars in your domestic sector (including the square to Uranus in your sign) trigger surprising family reveals, domestic disruptions or impatience. A domestic partnership can be shaken as you abruptly shift priorities. However, the results of what’s shaken can include improved relationships, cooperation or an apology (once the initial point of tension has been dealt with). It may be necessary to go through confusion/disappointment in order to get to the real issue.
Aspects Mercury in your sector of self-expression can clarify a future goal/opportunity. Plans (involving creative work, children, performance or a new attraction) can fall into place via a solid piece of news or a conversation you can trust. If there’s something that you want to say/write, go for it - others will be receptive to your focus and ability to provide proof. You can make it all about you, as long as you’ve got the discipline to carry through with your intentions.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your sector of self-expression will fire up what Mercury suggested. Watch for a surge of confidence, a desire to show off/take a risk, or a hot start to a new romance.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of personal resources can encourage overspending as you lose track of what you have (or what you might make) in a rush of enthusiasm. You’ll want to help, but others can mislead you (intentionally or unintentionally) - use extreme caution if loaning money or pooling your resources. Aspects to Mars in your communication sector suggest that an argument can flare up quickly. Or, you may surprise everyone as you abruptly speak your mind. Too, you could be shaken when you discover a truth. But this mix of influences can also lead to a healing confrontation with a friend/group. Or, a public reveal/argument can trigger relief as everything is finally out in the open.
Aspects to Mercury in your domestic sector favour future plans for a home business, relocation or changes to the family. You can get a handle on domestic finances, or sensitive issues with a partner, if you’re willing to talk calmly and engage in some long-term planning.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon into your domestic sector suggest that the above plans can lead to a positive, powerful new chapter at home/with family. Good for launching a home business or initiating changes with those closest to you.
Aspects to Venus in your sign suggest confusing or misaligned professional goals. There’s opportunity to impress, sell or make a favourable impact with your professional image, but someone in authority may undermine you. Or, you may misjudge how management responds to your great idea. Aspects to Mars in your sector of personal resources suggests caution in all financial matters. Your efforts to go after a raise or pursue a new source of income can result in unexpected results, especially if you act without thinking, or react to someone else’s prompt. Who’s calling the shots? Too, there can be unexpected expenses. However, if you’re careful and take note of all the facts (not just the ones you want to see) these influences can indicate success, as you openly address a longstanding career issue.
Aspects to Mercury in your communication sector indicate a significant conversation or decision involving a partner (business or romantic). Joint goals can converge and harmonize, as you each support the other and solidify future plans. Cooperation is highly favoured.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your communication sector light the fuse that Mercury prepared. Watch for the news/conversation to lead to something bright, bold and exciting - a business launch, ambitious new project for you and your partner, or a chance to gain significant attention for your ideas. Amidst all the excitement, the opposition between Venus in your sign and Saturn Rx will keep you focused on the important issue or choice.
Aspects to Venus in your hidden sector suggest a confusing attraction or hidden desire. It will be easy to wander off the path and get distracted by the illusion of what could be. Aspects to Mars in your sign can encourage impulsive actions, or unexpected results if you pursue said illusion. Be very clear about what you want, what you already have, and what’s actually available, before you jump in. On the plus side, creativity and compassion will be at an all- time high - you can redirect this energy towards helping others, or improving a family situation. The key for a positive outcome will be for you to slow down and be totally honest about your intentions.
Aspects to Mercury in your sector of personal resources can bring a solid lead on a new job, new source of income or smart way to handle/increase your money. This is not a quick fix - discipline, planning and a serious look at your daily routines are necessary. Are you ready to get serious about solidifying your security base?
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your sector of personal resources can help you build on those smart plans, as a bright opportunity makes itself known. Here is your chance to go after what you need, stand up for yourself, increase your rates or act like you deserve to be treated like a King/Queen. No one’s going to hand this to you- get moving.
Aspects to Venus in your social sector can trigger a confusing shift from platonic to romantic (or vice versa). Relationships will not be clear-cut, and hidden attractions may be exposed. Too, you could be motivated to help a friend or support a cause, but use extra caution if money is involved - good intentions may overwhelm common sense. Aspects to Mars in your hidden sector suggest abrupt actions that are unconsciously motivated. Before you start something/react, consider your true motivations - it will be easy to deceive yourself, and others. The positive potentials for these influences include the release of a deeply-buried wound or painful secret. Although the release may be more public than you’re comfortable with, the outcome could benefit you.
Aspects to Mercury in your sign (including the conjunction to the North Node) put you right on track with a future goal. Something you’ve been working towards can be confirmed. Watch for a messenger, piece of news or excellent idea with long-term potential.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your sign up the stakes by giving you all the initiative, courage and confidence you can handle. It’s go time for your next chapter - a launch, new job, new lifestyle, makeover or relationship will be off to a blazing start. Want to continue that momentum? Stay focused on the future, and impress others with your commitment (rather than just relying on your charm and grandiose promises). The opposition between Venus in your social sector and Saturn Rx is a reminder that only one path is open to you, and it will demand your continued effort.
Aspects to Venus in your career sector can blur the lines in a professional relationship, or create hopeful but confusing issues with management. You’ll see room for growth (and maybe more money) but don’t get distracted by what could be. Focus on what is. Use extra caution with a professional relationship that edges into personal territory. Aspects to Mars in your social sector can trigger sudden disagreements with friends/groups, or unexpected public actions. The reactions of others will catch you off guard, although in some circumstances, your bold move can open up a lucrative new path. This can also help you overcome a fear/hesitation about your public image.
Aspects to Mercury in your hidden sector signal the next stage in the development of a background project or dream. You’re putting it into words and making it real, even if no one knows about it (yet). It is possible, and the Sun, Mars and New Moon into your hidden sector could present a reason for you to take action. Motivation may be a bit difficult to come by, especially if you feel like pulling back from others. This can your own, private thing - just don’t allow fears to throw you off track. Spiritual, meditative or solitary pursuits are favoured.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of opportunities (including the trine to Jupiter in your sign) can open up something new and intriguing in the areas of education, long- distance travel, long-distance romance, legal matters or publishing. There’s definitely room to take this further, but first, make sure your vision of what might be is aligned with reality. If there are multiple choices, some of them won’t be solid. It will also be easy to become distracted by an influx of new and interesting things, thereby forgetting what you really wanted in the first place. If you’re travelling, make sure any medical issues have been addressed. Aspects to Mars in your career sector can trigger a surprising bout of competition, or an unexpected challenge to your authority. Too, your impatient actions (or anger) can have consequences for your professional image. But there is a touchy issue that needs to be addressed (involving daily responsibilities or health) and a surprising challenge may be what’s needed to get things out into the open.
Aspects to Mercury in your social sector can put you in contact with someone who might be an important guide for the future. Keep your eyes open for a messenger, key contact or friend. If you’re making a public statement, joining a group or networking, you can establish some solid contacts - others will respect what you have to say.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your social sector add more excitement to the mix, with a brilliant, public opportunity. Your social life can accelerate, or you can show off your talents/style to an appreciative audience.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of shared resources suggest swooning romance, immersive intimacy or immersive debt. You may lose yourself in someone, or lose track of what you owe/spend. Keep tabs on things like boundaries and financial realities. Aspects to Mars in your sector of opportunities can present the unexpected in education, long-distance travel, legal matters or publishing. Plans can be disrupted and you may feel pushed to jump into the unknown or fight for something you believe in. There’s potential to do some good here (especially if you are fighting for a higher cause) but be very careful if you are exploring unknown territory - this is not the best time to take risks. If you’re counting on a specific legal result, be prepared to have your expectations shaken.
Aspects to Mercury in your career sector can help you nail down a professional lead, or cement your relationship to someone in authority. A new business will be off to a solid start, based on your clear vision and disciplined focus. You know exactly what you want, and you’ve got the proof, plans and facts to back it up.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your career sector add fuel to your professional fire, with an exciting new job or sizzling new professional image. A business/product launch is favoured, as is any professional issue where you want maximum attention. Your ambition will be high, and others will be watching. If you’re feeling competitive, this influence can help you crush the competition, but exercise some restraint - you can also make enemies if you lose your temper.
Aspects to Venus in your partnership sector suggest confusion and wishful thinking in a relationship. You may have one idea about what you’ve love to happen, but your partner could be wandering down a totally different track. New and existing relationships areprone to mixed messages. In some cases, what you thought was a new attraction could turn out to be nothing more than a friendship. Aspects to Mars in your sector of shared resources can present unexpected expenses or sudden disagreements with a partner. Conflict can flare up and sensitive issues (like intimacy or shared finances) will be involved. In some cases, a new attraction may become intimate too quickly. On the plus side, this touchy mix of influences can open the door to healing communication. Even if things don’t go your way, you can make significant progress when you air sensitive issues from the past.
Aspects to Mercury in your sector of opportunities (including the trine to Saturn Rx in your sign) present a golden ticket - it may not be flashy, but you can rely on what you hear/learn in the areas of education, travel, legal matters or publishing. Those extra responsibilities you’ve been shouldering can pay off, as a door opens and you see how you can take this further. Higher education/teaching is especially favoured.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your opportunities sector add to the above, giving you a bold new reason to try something completely new. Travel, explore, broaden your horizons or reach out to a whole new audience - this is your moment to push forward, driven by your passion to see what else is out there. At the same time, the opposition between Saturn Rx in your sign and Venus reminds you of a relationship goal, commitment or restriction.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of routine can distract you from what needs to be done, or blur the boundaries with a co-worker. Too, you could misjudge the amount of assistance or goodwill available to you. It might be difficult to remain focused on a particular health/work issue - while it will be easier to slack off, there are significant benefits available if you make the correct choice. Aspects to Mars in your partnership sector can trigger unexpected disputes with a domestic partner. A relationships sudden change in direction can catch you off guard, and you may be challenged to keep up. The positive side of all these influences includes a chance to access creative solutions, on a personal and professional level. An argument may be followed by an apology. Progress in work matters (including recognition from management) is possible if you minimize distractions.
Aspects to Mercury in your sector of shared resources can confirm that you’re on the right path regarding a debt, tax issue or your partner’s finances. Too, an intimate conversation, shared secret or deeper understanding can result in a quiet but solid sense of stability. You’ll know on a gut level that what you hear/read is correct.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your sector of shared resources can ignite a deeper level of intimacy in a new or existing relationship. Initial discord can pave the way for something more trusting and powerful. Regarding financial or psychological issues, urgency, ambition or anger can make you feel out of control, especially if someone else is calling the shots. However, this is an opportunity to boldly tackle a subject that you’ve been avoiding. There’s courage available to you, as you go someplace where most fear to tread.
Aspects to Venus in your sector of self-expression suggest a dreamy new attraction/flirtation, or a desire to celebrate, spend, indulge. These are all good things, but watch that you don’t overdo it, or pin all your hopes on one message/meeting. Keep your expectations light and flexible. On a creative level, your imagination and sensitivity will be pronounced, so this is a perfect influence for writing/performing. Aspects to Mars in your sector of routine can trigger accidents, overwork or burnout, as you tackle unexpected extras. Your energy level will be high, but you can move too quickly and overlook something crucial.
Aspects to Mercury in your partnership sector suggest a crucial meeting/conversation with someone who could prove to be a significant ally in the future. A relationship conversation will be loaded with significance, even if the content is not especially exciting. There’s something here that you can build on, including a promise or commitment.
The Sun, Mars and New Moon in your partnership sector can light the fire of a passionate new relationship, or introduce a powerful new chapter in an existing partnership. You may feel a bit uncomfortable, especially if the other person is taking control and boldly declaring their feelings.
Aspects to Venus in your domestic sector (including the square to Neptune Rx in your sign) suggest some confusing moments involving family, a domestic partnership, home business, relocation or home improvements. There’s potential to give/spend a great deal, whether you’re trying to help or improve matters. But your boundaries may be compromised and you could lose track of your primary goal, esecpailly if you become distracted by family dynamics or issues from the past. Aspects to Mars in your sector of self-expression suggest a hot new attraction, or surprising action on your part. Your abrupt bid for attention can have unexpected consequences. Too, you may suddenly decide that now is the time to take a risk or cut loose. While there’s potential for things to go wrong, the trine to Chiron Rx in your sign suggests a bit of calculated risk might do you some good - if you don’t go too crazy, you can confront and move past an ongoing insecurity.
Aspects to Mercury in your sector of routine can confirm a work or health solution. An interview has strong potential for success. Too, responsibilities at work can progress nicely, and your ideas will be well-received by those in authority. As the Sun, Mars and New Moon activate this sector, watch for a new job/new position to open up. These influences also favour increased energy, optimism and vitality - excellent for starting a new exercise routine or overhauling your health/diet/lifestyle.