The Sun whirls through your 4th house this month bringing focus on home, real estate, and home-based ventures.
The desire to spruce up or organize home may be strong at this time. This can be an amazing time for researching big design, building, decorating projects, and doing basic maintenance, repair and sprucing up.
This is also a fantastic month for cozying up at home. A fun project at this time is to do some Feng Shui treatments to your home. Deep cleaning, clearing clutter, and reorganizing is also in great alignment now.
Since the Sun lighting up your 4th house also means your family sector is lit up, if you are traveling this month, it is likely be to visit family or to a place that was or feels like ‘home’ or you may have family come visit you.
Family fun could enter center stage. Equally as likely could be family drama. Tread lightly on trigger topics with family and feel into doing work to dissolve your own triggers.
Topics of home, homes and housing will likely be very hot at this time. Life-changing events may be in store regarding these topics.
If you have real estate investments or are wanting to sell or buy a home, this month will likely bring much activity in this sector. Big news in these departments could come in now.
The 4th house is also the sector of childhood psychology, so things that happened as a child that are affecting your current situation (like patterns in relationship or elsewhere, that recreate circumstances that made you feel the same way you did when you were a child). The Sun in this position can light up things that are right and can also make more clear things that need improvement. If important actions have to be made working on the inner planes, there is much support at this time. If you feel ready to stop the patterns that have been holding you back, you can find great resources and make great headway now. Inner work is awesome at any time this month.
Diving deep into research about your ancestry, genetic testing, and anything else related to the past and your family carries great support now.
Both Mercury and Venus awaken from their retrograde slumbers in September and as they do, you will see many things that had stalled out start to blaze ahead.
Venus retrograde has been a long transit with the pre-transit shadow period beginning June 19, the actual retrograde starting July 23 staying retrograde until September 4, with the post-transit shadow period lasting until October 6, 2023.
Venus rules many areas of life, including love, relationships, money, finances, design, and fashion. Recent months likely brought opportunities to reconsider, address, and fine-tune things in these arenas of life. More clarity may come on any Venus-ruled topics that had been cast into uncertainty during the retrograde cycle.
Even though the retrograde energies will be dissipating every day, they will still be present. It may be helpful to check out more about Venus retro with my many resources on the topic: my Venus retro blogs series, my Venus retro Do’s and Don’ts blog, and my Venus retro video. Personal planet retrogrades are is one of my areas of great expertise. You can also see more in my book, Planetology ~ How to Align with the Natural Rhythms of the Universe.
Mercury’s retrograde cycle begins with the pre-transit retrograde period, on August 4, the actual retrograde is from August 23 – September 4, and the post-transit flow rolls until the end of September.
Mercury’s retrograde may have brought uncertainty to plans already made, breakdown of appliances and communication, and difficulty planning too far ahead. As it moves direct, there may be more ease in planning and seeing future steps may come into view and it may be easier to hear others and be heard.
As Mercury and Venus drive certain things ahead, Jupiter will go into retrograde and certain things will start to lose fizzle.
September brings us into the heat of the next eclipse season. We have two powerful eclipses in October 2023 and both of them will become super active with potential for transformation in September. Eclipse season begins around 4-6 weeks BEFORE the actual eclipses so we may even see some August manifestations raring up.
Changes to the Me/We sectors and My stuff/Our stuff arenas are major themes from these two eclipse cycles.
We have the second of the Aries/Libra eclipse cycle which began earlier in 2023 with the Black Moon Eclipse in Aries on April 20. For this cycle, we have a Solar eclipse at 21° of Libra on October 14.
This is a powerful time of closing out of themes and storylines that began in towards the end of 2021, when the Taurus/Scorpio Eclipse cycle began. The last of this cycle occurs October 28, 2023 with a lunar eclipse at 5• of Taurus. Major endings and new beginnings are very likely now!
Strong Leo energy all month bring continue to bring fiery creative potentials. Romantic potentials, fun and frolic, focus on children, hobbies and pleasure, are all increased in potential. Extra creativity may be available now and chances to lead, inspire, or in other ways show the world your gifts will abound.
Powerful Virgo transits bring focus on details and a discerning eye for streamlining work and improving productivity. Organization, pets/animals, health, and your daily routine are also under the magnifying glass at this time and may need some attention or you many have the desire to be proactive.
Growing Libra influence will bring partnerships and relationships of every kind front and center. If you need help now, the perfect person could show up soon. If you are looking to connect with others, opportunities will abound.
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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 Cancer Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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