The Sun lights up your 11th house this month, bringing with it a flurry of social and networking opportunities. Event invites (live and online), will likely roll in, bringing fantastic networking potential and new or deepened friendships and group affiliations. It is a great time to be out (or in) and connecting with others (as circumstances allow). Key new relationships may come in at this time and also people from the past could come return.
This transit also favors group and team activities of all kinds. All virtual and live connections, and group and team potentials burn bright at this time. Whether you are the leader of the group or an invitee, power is in numbers for you this month. Getting to better understand social media as it relates to you or your business interests is a great idea right now.
Checking up on internet and communication security and privacy is a great idea now. You may be surprised to see what information is public that you don’t want to be that way. Appropriately adjusting privacy settings and securing document and device back-up are top on my list for you now.
This is a great time to evaluate and appropriately tweak your relationship with technology and social media. There may be opportunities to address issues with your relationship to friends, social circles, and social media at this time and you may decide to take a break from some of it. This is a great time for that but do stay open to other ways Spirit is trying to connect you with others at this time since this time holds such great potential for important connections with people who may hold keys to your goals.
The topic of online dating or people you know trying to set you up with someone is lit up at this time. Also, someone you know may try to connect you with someone for other reasons besides dating, like a work-related project or something else you need help with or that you could help someone with.
The dating scene could be very lively now. Someone from the past could resurface on a romantic level, or you could go to new levels with your current partner. New love could also come in now.
Community events and projects and networking (in person as circumstances allow, or online) may also take center stage. This is a fantastic time to connect with people with whom you find resonance and discuss the possibilities of working together for a shared vision in the future. If a friend or acquaintance wants to offer to connect you with someone they think can help you, it may be perfect to say yes! Follow your intuition with opportunities that come your way to tune into your perfect timing.
This area accentuated for you this month rules inventions and forward-thinking/futuristic ideas. It can be a fantastic time for researching copyrights, patents, and other things like this.
Internet-based projects are in this sector, too, and many an online connection will pop up. If you have been needing to up your internet presence or want to make your burst into online work, or things having to do with websites or other web-based projects, this month is great for researching, working in the back drop or experimenting with shifts to things you already are doing. Edits and updates are great all month. If you need reliable and affordable website/design work, connect with Andrej Varga to see if he can help 🙂
The study and practice of Astrology is connected to the 11th house which is lit up for you now. You may notice an increase in interest in Astrology or that helpful resources show up to assist you in your studies or practice during this time.
The 11th house is also the house of your BIG DREAMS, not the ones you have at night, but the ones you have for the future. When the Sun lights up this sector of your chart, it is called your Granddaddy Power Period and you get 40 wishes! (according to brilliant astrologer, Jan Spiller)
Write them down, say them out loud, and most importantly, FEEL them as if they have already come true. You can create your wish something like this ~ I am so glad that this ….. (add in the thing you desire) has come to fruition in a magical way. This puts the focus on the wish ALREADY HAVE COME TRUE which helps your subconscious mind to create it so 🙂
August continues the two month break from the intensity of the eclipse cycles. This break ends after this month as the next eclipse season will start to bubble stronger in September. By now, the changes that came from the April and May eclipses are starting to work their way into your new normal. Integration and advancement on the themes brought up by the eclipses will continue.
August also delivers us right into the heart of a very notable transit ~ Venus retrograde. officially going retrograde. Venus pre-transit shadow period begins June 19 and stretches to July 23 when it officially shifts into retrograde, staying retrograde until September 4, with the post-transit shadow period lasting until October 6, 2023.
Venus rules money and finances, love and relationships, beauty, aesthetics and design. Expect these topics to come up in noteworthy ways.
The retrograde tends to bring things back from the past, so maybe money owed to you will come in, or a business idea you started working on before will come back into focus. In love, maybe a previous love will return, or zest comes back to your current relationship.
Sometimes in a retrograde you get the chance to un-do something that was done, like forgiveness for a past hurt, re-doing of a design element that has been calling out for adjustment, or healing a physical (or other) scar.
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.
Not only is Venus retro this month, but Mercury is, too. The pre-transit retrograde period, when the energies start bubbling up, begins August 4, the actual retrograde is from August 23 – September 4, and the post-transit flow rolls until the end of September.
Mercury retrograde is known on the challenging side to bring: mischief with electronics, miscommunications, sudden changes to set plans, difficulty planning for now and the future and on the plus side, the transit tends to bring blessings from the past and what I call, “Last-Minute Magic”, where random opportunities seem to come out of the blue. It is a time to leave yourself as unscheduled as possible and plan to work on projects that have piled up, rather than putting too much attention to major new endeavors (although if an opportunity comes up that is “new”, don’t hesitate to take it if your intuition is telling to, just know that it may be shorter-term or turn out differently than expected). Great joy can be found in creative and organizational endeavors at this time and sudden travel opportunities may arise.
Strong Leo energies all month bring zesty 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.
The combination of so much Leo and Virgo at once, can help you to really put manifestation power behind your passions.
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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 Scorpio Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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