Working With Venus in Gemini
On May 1st, Venus in Gemini makes a hard inconjunct to Saturn Rx. An adjustment is needed between rules/limits versus desired choices. "Adjustment" does not mean "No." You will have to narrow down the options and accept a bit less, or be a bit more serious/formal, but there's still room for a positive outcome, once you discard what's no longer available.
May 2nd can deliver your positive outcome, as Venus in Gemini trines the Aquarius South Node and makes a sextile to the Leo North Node. The choices you have left (even if you're not thrilled with them) can still help you develop something from the past into a creative or romantic result that shines. The key to your success will be working with Saturn's rules, and carefully making the best possible choice. Maturity will be called for - work with what you have, even if you're not 100% happy with it.
Jupiter Rx is the Key
May 5th sees Mercury in Aries make an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx in Scorpio. Expansion or hope won't quite sit right with what you're trying to say or understand. There can be a rush to answer/announce/understand, as Jupiter activates Mercury in Aries' impatience. But there can also be doubts about what's happening, which can result in careless decisions. Go slow and watch the details - adjust Jupiter Rx's deeper focus with Mercury in Aries' boldness, by carefully considering the facts, then courageously standing by your decision.
On May 8th, the Taurus Sun opposes Jupiter Rx, delivering results based on your shift in perspective or deeper focus. How you've been handling Jupiter Rx is key:
"Use this energy to refine what Jupiter's brought you - Scorpio is about absolute truth and power that's based on inner resources. Purge anything that's not totally honest, essential for your evolution and honourably powerful...
...if there is an intensification, it will happen in one area and that will be your cue to look even deeper and concentrate on that thing....Sometimes Jupiter's growth means details are overlooked; Jupiter Rx is the time to catch what you missed by peeling back yet another layer of shadow."
This opposition can illuminate what's behind that layer of shadow.
By now, most of you are aware that May 15th, 2018 will be a big day - Uranus exits Aries for Taurus. The planet of freedom, risk and surprise enters a sign that's all about preservation, caution and stability.
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Venus in your communication sector is challenged by Saturn Rx, suggesting enforced decisions that won’t make you happy. Someone in authority, or rules involving career, future goals or your professional image will make you feel shut down or denied. But you may still have a couple of options. Neither one will be perfect, and you’ll have to choose carefully, but it’s important that you make a choice.
However, Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest you’re still on the right track regarding social contacts or public attention for something you’re creating. Light, friendly communication (perhaps with someone from the past) and creative ideas can take you further. A new romance is possible, or perhaps a receptive audience for your work.
Mercury in your sign makes an inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, suggesting certain enthusiastic ideas, or something you feel you must say, may be exaggerated. Shared finances, intimacy or psychological issues can push you to say too much, too soon. Something is ready to be openly communicated, but you’ll have to dial back the pushiness and carefully consider what you’re going to say. You don’t have to reveal everything. The Sun in your sector of personal resources opposes Jupiter Rx, indicating a culmination around finances or self-sufficiency. More can be revealed, and this can encompass extra resources or debt. Consider what belongs to you, what belong to them, and what’s essential for your survival.
Venus in your sector of personal resources is challenged by Saturn Rx, pointing to a shortfall in money or self-esteem. Rules/restrictions involving travel, education, legal matters or publishing can seem especially harsh, as you’re made aware of what you don’t have enough of. However, if you carefully follow the guidelines, you’ll discover that you’re not as locked-in as you thought. Rather than focusing on what’s lacking, consider how you can work with what you have.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest that you can do a lot with what’s available, even if you’re confronted with limits. A career matter may culminate in a favourable way, leading to better options at home.
Mercury in your hidden sector makes an inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, suggesting enthusiastic partnership goals/growth may not be easily understood. One partner may have one thing in mind, while the other decides on something different but doesn’t clearly communicate it. Too, expectations can lead to misguided assumptions. This is the time to clearly state what you’re thinking, and then work with your partner to make it happen. The Sun in your sign opposes Jupiter Rx, suggesting a relationship culmination that features heightened expectations, hopes and future plans. Jupiter’s Rx status means those expectations have been reviewed and focused, and now you’ll see the results.
Venus in your sign is challenged by Saturn Rx, putting a damper on your confidence or social efforts. You may feel less attractive/likeable as you’re confronted with limits involving shared finances, intimacy or personal boundaries. The key is to accept whatever limit you’re dealing with (or formalize your boundaries)while looking for the options within those limits. An enforced choice may be necessary.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest that, despite the above restrictions, you’ve still got the charm and wit to get your point across in the best way possible. Something that you’ve been trying to develop (involving education, travel, legal matters, publishing or beliefs) can be put into words and communicated with pride.
Mercury in your social sector makes an inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, suggesting that public statements, or conversations/expectations involving friends/groups may be exaggerated or inaccurate. News/ideas involving health, routine, service or work tasks are legit, but have to be handled carefully - strive for accuracy and don’t rush it. The Sun in your hidden sector opposes Jupiter Rx, suggesting a hidden or background issue may be brought out into the open. This will be a conclusion, based on your efforts to recalibrate expansion in your daily life, or reprioritize duties/routines. As you look beneath the surface of your daily routines, you’ll see what hasn’t been obvious.
Venus in your hidden sector is challenged by Saturn Rx, indicating that relationship rules, limits or goals may conflict with a hidden desire or project. The rules can’t be avoided, but if you’re keeping your displeasure hidden, it might be helpful to communicate it. A slight compromise may be possible.
However, Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest that whatever’s hidden/in the background can pay off for you. This is about moving from dependence to self-sufficiency, or trusting that you’ve got the support/resources to build pride in your accomplishments. Financial issues may be key.
Mercury in your career sector makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, suggesting that conversations with management or work announcements should be handled with care. There’s a big idea that has great potential, but it will easy to disclose too much, or over promise before you have all the details. Part of the rush may be overcompensation - you could have doubts about a talent or creative project. Be selective about what you say (especially if this is a launch or promotion) while still maintaining the core energy of enthusiasm. The Sun in your social sector opposes Jupiter Rx, suggesting a public result or launch that greatly expands your profile and reputation. The key to success will be your careful attention to one creative or romantic area.
Venus in your social sector is challenged by Saturn Rx. Rules, pressure or restrictions around health, obligations or daily routine can indicate enforced social choices, or limits around a friendship, your public image or a group association. While you may feel restricted socially, know that a bit of compromise on your part, while sticking to the rules, can work in your favour. And, others may return the favour.
Venus’ easy aspects to the South Node in your partnership sector and North Node in your sign suggest the above issues are part of a larger theme involving a specific relationship or your one-on-one relationships in general. New social contacts, or your openness to meeting, greeting and putting yourself out there (with an attitude of light curiosity) can help you gain pride and confidence when it comes to partnerships. A relationship can progress, based on your ability to consider new options.
However, Mercury in your sector of opportunities makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, suggesting that you may need to go a bit slower with the new idea or plan. Before you make the big announcement, or believe the promise, step back and consider what’s been going on with home/family. An area of growth close to home may need to be put into perspective - pay extra attention to relocation plans. As the Sun in your career sector opposes Jupiter Rx, watch for culmination or reward involving career, your professional image or a home business.
Venus in your career sector is challenged by Saturn Rx, suggesting that image, work relationships or other career issues will be limited. There may be more work for you to do (in order to get what you want) or your reputation may be on the line. A few careful adjustments (keep it professional, but don’t discard your curiosity or new ideas) are all you need to make.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Node, suggest that your successful handling of these career and/or relationship issues can enable your next step to making a dream real, or breaking away from an outdated routine. Remember that there is more than one path to success.
Mercury in your sector of shared resources makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, suggesting that exaggerated expectations/promises (and worries about not getting what you hoped for) can stir things up in the areas of debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances or intimacy. There’s good potential here, but tune into the facts and details, rather than what you’re hoping will happen. Use extra care when discussing finances, and listen to what the other person is saying (or pay attention to details that you’ve uncovered). The Sun in your sector of opportunities opposes Jupiter Rx, suggesting expansive results around travel, education, legal matters or publishing. There could be an official announcement, graduation or finalization of plans that will take you further, all based on your increased focus and commitment to delivering the truth.
Venus in your sector of opportunities is challenged by Saturn Rx, as domestic rules/responsibilities narrow down your choices in the areas of travel, education, long-distance romance, legal matters or publishing. Something desired is still within your reach, but you’ll have to make adjustments so you can work with what’s happening at home.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest that even with narrowed options, you can still make a favourable impact on the public or the group. Your efforts to display or launch something that marks your unique talents can still proceed smoothly, via your ability to take a couple of risks and work with something (or someone) brand new.
Mercury in your partnership sector makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, indicating that relationship conversations can be thrown off track by misaligned expectations involving money or emotional security. The answer doesn’t have to be “No” but the conversation will have to take into account revised spending, budgets or self-esteem issues. As the Sun in your sector of shared resources opposes Jupiter Rx, watch for a reward or satisfying conclusion involving finances, money owed, intimacy or security. Your efforts to refine and focus a financial or emotional desire will be key.
Venus in your sector of shared resources is challenge by Saturn Rx, indicating pressure involving boundaries or a forced financial choice/restriction. Debts, taxes, your partner’s finances or intimacy are areas where you’ll have to obey an official rule/demand, or make adjustments due to a strict conversation. Nonetheless, you still have more to work with (just not as much as you’d hoped for). You may need to juggle some options where finances are concerned.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes encourage you to keep aiming high, regarding career, future goals, a job search or home business. If you handle Saturn’s restrictions correctly, you’ll still be in good shape with domestic finances or plans for the future. Outward success depends on what happens behind the scenes.
Mercury in your sector of routine makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx in your sign. An area of growth/expansion/optimism must be adjusted to match details involving health, routines or obligations. There will be a temptation to take on more than you should, or ignore the little things in a rush to get something done, but don’t push yourself. You can handle a lot, but be mindful about what you say “Yes” to. The Sun in your partnership sector opposes Jupiter Rx, suggesting a hopeful relationship conclusion/result, that will be directly connected to your efforts to focus and narrow down what you’ve been trying to expand.
Venus in your partnership sector is challenged by Saturn Rx, indicating relationship tension or limits. Money (or lack of it) or demands for increased self-sufficiency (you’re not getting what you want from another) can narrow your romantic choices. However, if you play by the rules and maintain your budget/boundaries/self-control, you may find that you can still get some of what you were hoping for.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Node suggest that a partner or new attraction will be open to what you’re saying, and to your plans for the future. A specific person ( or your ability to attract the right people) is key to going public, getting published or taking it further.
Mercury in your sector of self-expression makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx. Big hopes or plans may not quite match the reality of what you’re trying to express, attract or show off. Your words can swing from overenthusiastic to pushy, as you attempt to get your point across. You may overcompensate due to worries about a plan or hope that’s still undeveloped. Measure your words and try to focus on what you can deliver in the moment, rather than vague plans for the future. Promising a bit less rather than more can be helpful. If you’re worried about what’s not developing, know that the Sun in your sector of routine opposes Jupiter Rx and will illuminate exactly what you’ve got to work with. Watch for successful results involving health, obligations, routines or work tasks.
Venus in your sector of routine is challenged by Saturn Rx in your sign. There may be a need for more discipline in the areas of health, daily routine or work tasks. What you want (including solutions) may be defined and limited by your current responsibilities. Pick the most sensible option that still works for you, and go with that.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest that if you choose correctly, finances, emotional security or a relationship can progress nicely. The right decision applied to your daily life, self-care or approach to work/co-workers can help you progress to a more trusting place that allows you to move beyond limiting habits.
Mercury in your domestic sector makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, making family discussions or domestic documents/decisions tricky. You’ll have to balance external prompts about what’s “best” with the actual facts of your home situation. At the same time, it can be tempting to rush a domestic decision or take on more than you have room for. Use caution regarding relocation, a home business or family changes - you don’t have to do everything all at once, and well-intentioned advice from outsiders may not be the perfect fit for you. The Sun in your sector of self-expression opposes Jupiter Rx, bringing a culmination around a public celebration, your social group or a public launch. Revising certain plans/relationships will deliver the best results.
Venus in your sector of self-expression is challenged by Saturn Rx, as background or hidden fears/guilt/responsibilities put a damper on a celebration, new attraction or creative work. Before you continue having fun or expressing yourself, tune into what’s going on behind the scenes. There is reason to choose carefully and use caution, but you don’t need to completely snuff out your flame. Consider if the restrictions are legit, or if some of what’s holding you back is excessive (not your responsibility).
However, Venus’ easy aspects to the South Node in your sign and North Node in your partnership sector can still help you move forward, especially where a relationship is involved. Your ability to keep it light, move quickly and remain open to multiple choices can help something lively develop. All one-on-one connections can benefit from your curiosity and sparkle.
Mercury in your communication sector makes an awkward inconjunct Jupiter Rx, suggesting that you may be questioning career goals, business developments or future expansion, while also rushing to say “Yes” before you have all the facts. Slow down - it can only benefit you if you pay attention to all the details and deliver your answer/result with care. This also applies if you are thinking of taking on extra work - are you sure you can handle it? The Sun in your domestic sector opposes Jupiter Rx, bringing beneficial results around a professional project, job search or relocation.
Venus in your domestic sector is challenged by Saturn Rx, as family/domestic choices are limited by social rules or authority. A home business, family issue or relocation may not go exactly as you’d hoped, due to rules that are bigger than you. However, there’s still room for some favourable developments, after you establish what the limits are.
Venus’ easy aspects to the North and South Nodes suggest that what’s happening at home is part of a larger issue around improving your daily routine or health. An issue from the past (even if it’s a dream or secret) can be confidently developed into something that actually works in your daily lie. The key will be support from family members, or careful selection of domestic options.
Mercury in your sector of personal resources makes an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx, and there is a caution here about making unwise decisions regarding money. Before you rush ahead with the big plan, or or invest in the future, make sure you have all the details nailed down. Insecurity about missing out can result in poorly-timed decisions that end up costing you. The Sun in your communication sector opposes Jupiter Rx, pointing to a favourable announcement or result involving travel, education, legal matters or publishing. Your shift in perspective in one of these areas will have led to this conclusion.