- Venus in Libra trine the Aquarius South Node (5 deg)
- Mars Rx reenters Capricorn
Venus and the South Node indicate an easy social or romantic connection. Air signs mean things won't get heavy - think flirtation or unforced friendliness with a bit of detachment. The trine suggests events should move quickly and lightly (no resistance).
Any aspect to the South Node also means an aspect (in this case a sextile) to the North Node. Easy aspects indicate a natural transition from past to present. So here's your chance to achieve closure on a relationship issue or take a social/romantic opportunity further. You'll know if it's winding down or heating up, because it will move easily in a certain direction. You won't have to force anything.
Balance and harmony (Libra) will assist this transition. It's all about your ability to cooperate and relate.
As Mars Rx reenters Capricorn, you will retrace your steps around a rule, tradition or structure. You may have to recheck the integrity of what you committed to when Mars was last in Capricorn (March 17th to May 16th). How real were your actions? This is the time to refocus or gain control over your efforts. Try harder, try again, intensify your ambitions. You may find that things slow down even more while Mars Rx is in this sign, but remember that Capricorn is ruled by Saturn (focus, reality) and Mars is exalted (strong) in Capricorn. Use the slowdown to concentrate your efforts on building and making it real.
Mars will station direct in Capricorn on August 27th and will exit Capricorn for Aquarius on September 10th.
The combination of Venus and Mars' influences today does suggest returning to a past relationship issue, or reviewing actions to get what you want. While social interactions are frothy on the surface, effort/ambition is serious and deliberate. What's happening is significant, even if it seems like fun.
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