Mars conjoins the Leo North Node on August 27th, which will be a prompt (via action, anger or passion) to move forward- the next step will be yours, if you want to make it happen. And that next step should take you in the right direction.
Mercury Rx returns to Leo on August 31st. Mars trines Uranus Rx in Aries on September 2nd, and then conjoins Mercury Rx in Leo on September 3rd. Moving forward will be enabled by the courage to take risks or do it differently, but the Rx status of Mercury and Uranus indicates a renewed surge of energy for something from the past. This will be a second attempt, or a review that's energized with purpose. These aspects will take place at 28 degrees Leo, which is the same degree as the August 21st Solar Eclipse:
"This eclipse is hooked into Mercury retrograde. Mars in Leo will re-activate 28 degrees on September 2ndand will conjoin Mercury Rx on September 3rd. Mercury will station direct at 28 degrees Leo on September 5th. August 21st's new beginnings may not achieve full momentum until September 5th, when the final decision is made, or all the information is in front of you. Mars will add an insistent shove (an argument?) or added courage to say what you really need to say."
Aspects to Mars in your sector of self-expression (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can trigger a renewed surge of confidence, passion or initiative to pursue what/whom you want. The trine to Uranus Rx in your sign says that your actions are aligned with your desire for change or risk - if you want to show off your talents, go public or put more energy into something you’ve been creating, now’s the time.
Mercury Rx’s return to your sector of self-expression urges you to take a second look at a desired goal. Delays are meant to focus your attention on what truly ignites your passion. In some cases, you may get a second chance - a romantic attraction can be reignited. Second thoughts about what you want can propel you in the right direction, and events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse. Performance, artistic work, new romance, celebrations or children/pregnancy are emphasized.
Aspects to Mars in your domestic sector (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can energize a home or family issue that’s been delayed or subject to long discussions. Watch for a gut feeling that changes are unfolding as they should, even if some arguments or breakdowns are involved. A heated discussion may be exactly what’s needed to break away from stagnant dynamics.
Mercury Rx’s return to your domestic sector suggests a temporary return to the past, or a reconsideration of family issues, before you can move forward. This time, going back can uncover some valuable information that’s motivating. Can you say it differently this time? Domestic partnerships, relocation, a home business or children/pregnancy may be themes - events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your communication sector (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can fuel an idea, conversation or decision. Reaching out to others/going public is favoured, and there may be an “a ha” moment when information clicks into place. Excellent if you want to move forward with a plan, area of study or piece of writing.
Mercury Rx’s return to your communication sector suggests revisiting an idea or conversation (including a discussion with siblings). Second thoughts, or asking again, can open up something exciting. Too, you may notice a crucial piece of information that you previously overlooked. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your sector of personal resources (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can put you on track for positive career and financial developments. Changes in your professional life can support your increased ambition to earn more, pursue an increase in salary or an innovative source of income. This will not be a new development - you’ve been pondering it for some time. If you want more, or want to be paid what you’re worth, it’s up to you to make it happen.
Mercury Rx’s return to your sector of personal resources suggests a return to a financial discussion, or a second look at how/where you earn your money. Reconsidering certain financial terms can boost your confidence about asking for more or moving forward with professional goals. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your sign (including the conjunction with the North Node) can urge you forward along a path you’ve been considering for awhile. A door is standing opening, and it requires your courage, initiative and willingness to take a few risks. Mars will encourage you to follow your passion, express your talent and pursue what’s right for you.
Mercury Rx’s return to your sign can see you revisiting some information and deciding that there’s more merit than you originally thought. Or, you may give something one last shot and discover that all you needed to do was insist or make your demands clear. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your hidden sector (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can clue you in to a gut feeling, background potential or ultimate goal that’s taking shape. Actions may be private or indirect, but there should be a sense of effortlessness - you won’t need to push if this is meant to happen. Watch for changes on a deeper level, via psychological prompts or growing determination to break away from undermining habits. Finances and intimacy can benefit.
Mercury Rx’s return to your hidden sector suggests you’ll be pulling back to regroup or reconsider what needs to be corrected. Turning your attention inwards and not giving an answer can benefit you, as you become aware of the ultimate truth. Too, you may change your mind about a plan, and redirect that energy. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your social sector (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) suggest a significant meeting or public event. Your public image, and relationships with friends/groups will experience a resurgence of activity that points you towards a developing prospect. A public launch, promotion or your involvement in a cause can receive a second wind. One-on-one relationships can benefit as well. Watch for a specific person to reappear or trigger your renewed initiative.
Mercury Rx’s return to your social sector indicates that you’ll be revisiting a public discussion/plan, or reconnecting with a friend. Too, you may be taking a second look at who’s most important to you, or who notices/supports your efforts. Is it time for recognition from others? Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your career sector (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can reinvigorate a past career goal, job or your professional image. It may be time to take another crack at that future goal or business angle - your ambitions are on target. The key is aligning your big-picture efforts with daily routines and work tasks - an ongoing change in these areas can be lucrative for you.
Mercury Rx’s return to your career sector can indicate a repeat discussion with management, a renegotiation of a contract or second thoughts about a career goal. All reviews, questions and repeat discussions will be in your best interests, as your ambitions are reignited. Or, someone in authority may be more receptive to your efforts, this time.
Aspects to Mars in your sector of opportunities (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can propel you forward into something promising. Travel, education, legal matters or publishing may be areas where you’ve encountered delays or second thoughts. Now you should experience a renewed sense of purpose and confidence, as your future path opens up. Fighting for a cause that’s important to you may also be a theme.
Mercury Rx’s return to your opportunities sector suggests revising or questioning the details in the above areas. Returning to a previous legal decision, or having that conversation one more time can inspire you to keep moving forward. A change in travel or education plans can work in your favour. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your sector of shared resources (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) suggests that a second look at debts, taxes, loans, you partner’s finances or physical/emotional intimacy will require courage and initiative, but the results should be worth it. Someone else may be calling the shots, and you might feel pressured. Too, you could decide to push back. A passionate and/or angry discussion can trigger major progress.
Mercury Rx’s return to your sector of shared resources suggests that asking the uncomfortable questions again, or taking a deeper look at financial details, will be crucial. You may need to revise your financial strategies, or get to the truth about what’s really going on with your partner. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your partnership sector (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) suggest a reconnection with a past romantic interest, a meeting with a significant new attraction or a prompt that pushes you to approach one-on-one relationships in a new way. No matter which scenario you encounter, the trigger will be another person who challenges you. Even if you’re taking a second crack at a situation, or wrapping something up, the process of review can open up a new chapter in your love life.
Mercury Rx’s return to your partnership sector indicates a return to a previous conversation/argument, or a second look at certain relationship goals. Someone may approach you for a second or third time - even if you’re not interested, pay attention tothe feelings they stir up. If you experience a yearning for something better, know that this is your prompt to align yourself with that future. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.
Aspects to Mars in your sector of routine (including the conjunction to Mercury Rx) can encourage you to try harder or revise your work/health efforts. A task, medical issue or problem may need one more push so you can uncover the solution. A breakthrough or improvement may be just around the corner. Too, your approach to daily responsibilities may be ready for a complete overhaul.
Mercury Rx’s return to your sector of routine suggests that a review of work methodologies, priorities or diagnoses can open up a more energetic approach. The need to go back and correct can open your eyes to something essential. Events will be connected to the August 21st eclipse.