This month brings the urge to merge. Win-win outcomes and advancements on joint projects are a wonderful outcome of this time especially IF you do the work to make it work
As the Sun moves through your sector of “other peoples money” things like inheritances, sweepstakes, lotto or other winnings, credit, debt, loans, venture capital, spousal money, family money, shared money etc. are all more likely to be brought into the forefront. Money and other support can come from anywhere and is more likely to present at this time.
Issues and opportunities from the past will continue to be a theme but there is also the possibility of some new things to slip in especially during this first few weeks of the month as the Mercury retrograde shadow ends September 2, we get further away from Mars having been retrograde, and Venus is not yet officially retrograde. Things that come in this month still have more of a likelihood of being shorter-term, a segway to something else, or something new that needs ideas or something else from the past to work with.
There may be opportunities to collaborate with or empower others at this time. Since we still have strong retrograde energy present this month, follow the flow (don’t force things) and try to leave as much flexibility in arrangements to account for the changes that will very likely come soon, and know that the plans you make now may be shorter term than expected. Also, major decisions made now or previously may be tested over the rest of the year.
There is a more open window from the retrogrades in the first few days or so of the month where Mercury post-shadow transit will be passing and the Venus pre-transit shadow hasn’t started yet (note that we are still very strong with Mars post-shadow energy now). It is a magical time that dances between the stronger retrograde energies and is boosted by multiple awesome transits.
Mars was retrograde from June 26, 2018 ~ August 27, 2018. The pre-transit shadow period starts May 11 and the post-retrograde shadow transit runs through October 10, 2018. One important note about this month is that the lingering Mars retrograde energies do not well support picking a fight or waging a war in any way. Many fights/legal instigations, etc. instigated now do not often have as much support for the initiator. There are always exceptions to this tendency so follow your flow/intuition in these situations.
When it comes to love, beauty, or money, Venus retrograde shadow beginning and getting very strong throughout this month will likely carry relevance. The odds are greater that people will be having money issues come up so that makes it more likely that they will not be seeing clearly when it comes to their money or item of value. You can benefit from this by getting a great deal just take caution to not be that person that sold something of value for far lower than it is worth out of desperation or desire to ‘move on from’ it.
Unresolved issues regarding self-esteem, love relationships, and finances are likely to come up. Alternatively, Venus retrograde can bring back esteem, money, or love from the past. As we get deeper into the Venus retrograde transit, more care, consideration, and prudence must be given to matters involving love and money.
To see more about the implications and manifestations of Venus retrograde, check out my extensive video on the topic. Also check out my comprehensive blog series Venus Retrograde through the Signs/Houses. Venus will be retrograde from October 5, 2018 – November 16, 2018 with the pre-transit shadow period starting September 4, 2018 and post-shadow transit stretching until December 18, 2018.
Lean towards the first couple of weeks or so of the month for agreements and plans to most avoid these energies.
To see an extensive list of things I love for May through Mid-December 2018 when the personal planet retrogrades dominate see my blog, Maximizing Personal Planet Retrogrades.
Topics of psychology, astrology, sex, power, and esoteric subjects can light up bright this month. It is a fantastic time to read, watch, or listen to a fantastic mystery, including ancient mysteries. It is also a great time to explore and prepare your space for greater intimacy.
Lovers may return from the past as may business collaborators. For those in attached romantic relationships, issues or awesomeness are equally likely to spring back into currency. There are also potentials for new love or business opportunities especially towards the beginning of the month. Definitely be extra aware of anything new with love or money that comes up now and until mid December.
Dramatic spiritual breakthroughs are common during this transit. The more you use the energy for going deep, the more riches you will find.
We have two eclipses in July and one in August. Check out my June Horoscope for info about how the July 12th eclipse could effect your sign, my July Youtube Horoscopes to see how the July 27th eclipse could effect your sign, and my August Horoscopes to see how the August 11th eclipse may effect you. Often implications and manifestations from each eclipse can happen many weeks before or after the actual eclipse so in September, the pieces of the late July and early August eclipses could still be coming in.
If your birthday is late in the sign (or if you are reading for your rising sign and have a late degree) this report will be relevant for you later in the month, for earlier in the month you may find that the Pisces Horoscope is more relevant for you
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