The Sun brightens your 3rd house of mobility this month bringing a whirlwind of activity. Keeping balance may be a bit tougher this month as your list of activities, events, and other projects builds.
The 3rd house rules travel so you may find yourself on the road more than usual or catching a plane, boat, train, or bus to adventures, obligations, or both.
The Sun in this placement brings focus to your communication sector so you may find you are chatting it up more than usual and that opportunities for social (online and in-person) abound. This transit definitely brings an increase in likelihood of a very fun and busy social calendar. Reconnecting with old friends and relatives, making new friends, or connecting with new acquaintances are all more likely at this time.
Also, opportunities to improve your personal communication style to be more effective and productive could come up in a big way. Any books, classes, or other resources on improving communication to create win-win’s is very favorable now.
Writing, editing, publishing, or other projects involving sharing information may come into focus now. If you have works that you feel are ready to bring out into the world follow your intuition for their release but do know that in general Venus and Mercury retrogrades aren’t usually the best for major work or artistic launches. The end of December, all of January, and the first half of February will carry lots of great energy for getting new things out into the world. To be clear, for minor things that are just part of your natural business flow, or small opportunities that come to you, experimental business enhancements that can easily be switched back if they don’t flow, are fine for the energy, it is the big deal, brand new launches, etc. that may be better served in stars more clear from the retrogrades.
If you are due to upgrade your communication devices and modes of transportation (aka thinking of buying a new vehicle, phone, computer, etc.) and can wait a bit, the energy will be better towards the end of December if you can wait that long. End of year buying events could bring good deals and better stars for these purchases. If you can’t then make sure you have adequate insurance and any other safeguards such as protective covers and backs for phones and other devices, and the equivalent for vehicles and other modes of transportation, plus keep careful track of your receipts, warranties and paperwork. Buying one of these things in Venus retrograde post-transit shadow period increases the odds that something may happen to interfere with the cosmetics of the item so pay attention and take caution accordingly. A positive manifestation of the transit is that you could get an amazing deal on something but do take care it is a quality item with good return policy because odds are also increased that it could be a dud.
Things involving siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles (basically relatives that aren’t your parents or kids) may come into focus now from this transit. Expect some notable contact from one of these relatives and if you have the urge to check in with one or more of them, following that urge may prove quite timely.
The Suns transit here can show us things that have to be adjusted in a certain sector of life but alternatively can show us things that are great in that area and can bring wonderful opportunities.
Issues and opportunities from the past will continue to be a theme. Things that come in this month still have more of a likelihood of being shorter-term, a segue to something else, or something new that needs ideas or something else from the past to work with.
When it comes to love, beauty, or money, Venus retrograde energies may still carry relevance until December 18 when the post-transit shadow period ends. 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.
If a decision has to be made about love or business opportunities that come in now or for arrangements and agreements that have to be made this month, 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, or efforts may get ‘tabled’ for a time, losing steam, or be missing relevant infomation.
If a decision or agreement has to be made consider a ‘bridge’ decision or agreement, where you create a temporary agreement that will be reconsidered and shifted later.
The end of December will be COMPLETELY CLEAR of the personal planet retrogrades so that time may be better for long-term commitments.
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.
To see an extensive list of things I love for now through Mid-December 2018 when the personal planet retrogrades dominate see my blog, Maximizing Personal Planet Retrogrades.
The January eclipses will likely start to make themselves known for many with big news of major changes afoot. Manifestations for eclipses often start to roll in 4-6 weeks (sometimes more) before the actual eclipses. If something notable comes in and have to be decided upon, lean toward the second half of the month if possible, unless it is for something short-term but even still, look at paperwork and agreements very carefully as the retrograde energies still dominating most of December could likely factor 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 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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