The Leo Sun trines Chiron Rx in Aries and squares Uranus in Taurus from July 28th to 29th, and these aspects are repeated by Venus in Leo from August 1st to 2nd. Consider this an extended influence that combines a shock/liberation which opens the door to healing.
These energies are centred on the July 31st New Moon in Leo which conjoins Venus - a disruptive new beginning that updates and clarifies what you want/love. What you thought was beautiful, valuable or attractive can undergo a dramatic change. New love can hit in exciting ways, as can a surge of liberating self-esteem.
Also on July 31st, Mercury stations direct in Cancer, adding to the theme of clarity. This is excellent for the New Moon’s accelerated new beginnings, as the delays, reviews or missing information of Mercury Rx are now over. Watch for clear identification of what you need.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of self-expression introduce exciting developments involving a new attraction, creative work or performance. The urge to take a risk is high, but you may spend too much or disrupt your security. However, the trine to Chiron Rx in your sign suggests that with some care these energies can boost your confidence while addressing insecurities about going public/putting yourself out there.
Mercury direct in your domestic sector signals progress with a family conversation, information from the past or home documents. Watch for a clearer understanding of the emotional dynamics in your personal life.
The New Moon and Venus in your domestic sector (square Uranus in your sign) can trigger unexpected developments with family, a domestic relationship, a relocation or home decorating. What you’re tackling may be more than you anticipated, or you could be surprised at the direction a relationship takes. What you want/value on the most personal level can be radically updated or disrupted. However, watch for a chance to address hidden insecurities or old wounds - here is clarity that allows you deal with what’s been obscured.
Mercury direct in your communication sector can deliver an answer, final document or clarity about what you feel and know. Now is the time to deliver your message or seek closure in a family discussion.
The New Moon and Venus in your communication sector can deliver some surprising messages or bursts of insight. Watch for a sudden surge of flirtation, confidence or inspiration that allows you to address social fears or anxieties by speaking out. The non-traditional approach to public matters may be best - clarity/innovation from a behind-the-scenes source can trigger sweet truths.
Mercury direct in your sector of personal resources delivers progress regarding earned income, values or self-esteem. You should be able to put what you want into words, or come to a satisfying agreement regarding salary.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of personal resources can deliver a surprising financial or emotional opportunity that (despite being positive) still rattles your security. Too, your eyes could be opened to the truth of what you want, or what you’re worth. Developments can be helpful in addressing career insecurities, or could be part of a new job that involves healing/teaching.
Mercury direct in your sign delivers even more clarity as you settle on an answer or find the perfect words to say. Watch for progress in all agreements, documents or ongoing conversations. Too, someone acting as messenger could open your eyes to certain facts about a relationship or your own self-worth.
The New Moon and Venus in your sign suggests unexpected new beginnings regarding career or your professional image. You may take a sudden left turn regarding your career path, or find yourself emboldened to present a new face to the public. Breaking a few rules can help you deal with fears of the unknown or doubts about exploring new territory. Watch for an opportunity to teach, guide or explore.
Mercury direct in your hidden sector is a subtle but important shift - vague or secret information can be clarified, or you might decide (on an unconscious level) to move forward with an issue, before you’ve fully acknowledged it to yourself.
The New Moon and Venus in your hidden sector can deliver some surprising revelations about what you really want, who you’re attracted to or what you value. A surge of something inspirational or highly unusual can open up hidden doors while alerting you to alternative resources. Tap into this to enable healing on a deep level involving intimacy or fears of sharing/losing control. Also good for exploring hidden sources of income, or discovering a radically new perspective on shared finances or psychological issues.
Mercury direct in your social sector signals progress with a friendship, group association or public announcement/your public image. Social contacts can run more smoothly, or at least present the answers you’ve been waiting for. Also good for tuning into the collective and delivering a message that everyone can relate to.
The New Moon and Venus in your social sector can deliver a surprising flirtation, new friendship or facet of your public image that shocks you and everyone else. A new relationship or aspect of your social connections can be exciting, magnetic and a bit risky, however this can also address ongoing difficulties in one-on-one connections. Perhaps you need to throw caution to the winds in order to find the courage to confront and liberate yourself from relationship fears. At the same time, know that your public energy can trigger unexpected reactions from others.
Mercury direct in your career sector helps you make a final decision about your career path, a discussion with management or your professional image. Watch for progress with all business discussions, plans or connections.
The New Moon and Venus in your career sector can introduce a new and exciting career opportunity or relationship. Get ready to break some rules - innovation and disruption are themes. While you’ll have to watch that you don’t get too crazy, developments can be an outlet for troubles with health or work routines - rather than aiming for perfection, these energies can get you accustomed to different standards of improvement. However, be aware that what happens will impact your professional reputation.
Mercury direct in your sector of opportunities indicates progress with travel, education, legal matters or publishing. Plans can move forward or communicating your beliefs/ideas about a cause can become easier.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of opportunities opens up the door to something new, risky and very tempting. Travel, long-distance romance, education, legal matters or any new and uncharted experience can suddenly present itself - should you go for it? Well, stepping into the unknown can address lack of self-confidence or doubts about attractiveness/talent. However, do take precautions when travelling or dealing with legal issues - be courageous but smart.
Mercury direct in your sector of shared resources can deliver psychological insight or progress with conversations around debts, taxes, your partner’s finances or intimacy. The tough questions or research have paid off - now you’ll see some deep truths.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of shared resources can deliver some profound but unsettling revelations regarding intimacy, debts, taxes, your partner’s finances or psychological issues. What you want from another (or what you want to share) can be disrupted but clarified - stay open to these moments of clarity as they enable healing via the confrontation with past wounds. On another level, home finances can take a surprising but beneficial turn.
Mercury direct in your relationship sector indicates that a partner may come to a decision or an ongoing. emotional conversation can finally see progress. Some essential truths may come out.
The New Moon and Venus in your partnership sector can introduce an electric new romance or deliver some jolting truths regarding your one-on-one relationships. Changes at home/with family will be at the root of these updates, but someone else may be the target of your projections. Stay alert for surprising developments that are actually a reflection of changes in your own life (or your desire to leave the past behind).
Mercury direct in your sector of routine can deliver answers regarding a health or work matter. You can get back on track or hone in on exactly what you need in order to improve, refine or make your daily life more liveable.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of routine can reveal startling but innovative ways to improve a work or health situation. Developments can put you on a new path or disrupt existing habits (for the better). Starting a new work or health regime can help you deal with financial or self-esteem issues.
Mercury direct in your sector of self-expression can deliver answers/progress regarding a new attraction, creative work, performance or issues around children/pregnancy. While the progress itself may not be what you expected, there can be a sense of liberation.