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 🙂
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 Sagittarius Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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