This month is ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS. Friends, co-workers, clients, business partners, romantic partners or interests will take center stage. Topics like finding clarity about where you stand with people important to you, your relationship to them, and how it is best to move forward with re-connecting, collaborating, committing, or splitting will all take major focus at this time. Unresolved issues in relationships may come back into the forefront as may people from the past. Fun, romance, and flow could return to relationships in which they had become absent or challenged.
The relationship with self is the primary relationship from which everything else extends and this time can offer great opportunities to evaluate inner issues honestly and motivate to take action on shifting individual patterns that can have profound effects on relationship patterns with others.
This sector that focuses on relationships, also includes the finding of perfect helpers. Anything from finding the perfect medical practitioner, therapist, electrician, accountant, administrator, has more promise now. Any type of professional that could help you in any area of your life, has an increased potential to be drawn to you right now! Wonderful synergistic arrangements hold great promise now.
This sector of the chart also has to do with aesthetics so you may have the urge to decorate, spruce up, or move things around, or make personal beauty changes. Venus retrograde generally better supports low stakes, inexpensive, easy to change design moves. See my many resource links to understand more about this transit and timing later in this blog.
If you are on a budget, into environmentally-friendly focus, or just want to incorporate bonding with your friends, or meeting new friends into your redecorating process, something fun is to have a ‘home item swap party’ with friends. Each person bringing a potluck food/drink item to share and some items from their home that they are done with. Everyone will leave from this gathering with new items without spending any money
It is also a great time for entertaining, and a magical time for friends, fun, and gatherings. If the circumstances prevent in-person connecting, virtual friend or group connections could be how the energy manifests.
July brings the third eclipse (of three in this cycle) plus Venus retrograde post-shadow period going until the very end of July 2020, AND Mercury retrograde June 17 – July 12 (with the pre-shadow transit starting June 2 and running after its direct movement on July 12 through July 31), plus a massive amount of emotional water energies combined with the drive for forward movement from Venus and Mars in Air and Fire respectively, it will be another action packed month.
The effects of Venus retro trail off as the month reaches the end but are still present as themes in a more diluted way. Venus rules love, beauty, money, design, self-esteem – so LOTS of area affected by this transit! The lingering retrograde energies bring things on the topic of Venus back from the past into forefront, both blissful and challenging things can float back into focus to be worked with. You can see more about Venus retrograde in my video on the topic and my blog series. Here is my Venus Retrograde written version of the video with additions and updates I have made over time of people asking questions on the topic.
Mercury rules communication and transportation, which also cover large sections of our daily experience. You can understand this transit better by watching my video on how to make the most of Mercury retrograde. Expect many changes to plans and sudden opportunities all month from this transit. Also common is a highlight on mobility, transportation, communication, and devices used for these purposes. It is a great time to wrap up loose ends and follow drive to connect with people, ideas, and places from the past.
The Lunar Eclipse at 13° of Capricorn on July 4-5 marks the end of the 2 year cycle of Capricorn/Cancer eclipses that started mid-2018. Many themes of home/housing/real estate/family/mother figures and work/employment/business/
I love the time from July 22-28 for anything important: launches, big decisions, contracts, moves, and large purchases. It is the most clear will have the stars for things like this until the end of the year/early 2021.
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 start to be relevant for you towards the end of the month, for earlier in the month you many find that the Aquarius Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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