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. You also may find yourself not traveling but planning a future trip.

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, which even if it isn’t ‘in person’ events, could take place through online gatherings or other virtual connections. Reconnecting with old friends, relatives, and acquaintances, or making new friends, 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-wins is very favorable now. 

The area lit up for you know also rules information: the taking in of it and the sharing of it. Anything notable in these areas are fair game to be brought into the forefront. Education and research projects are well-supported at this time.

Writing, editing, publishing, or other projects involving sharing information may come into focus now.  It is amazing time for editing, reworking, finishing projects already in process.

If you are due to upgrade your communication devices and modes of transportation (aka thinking of buying a new vehicle, phone, computer, etc.), you may get some great deals on the new purchase.  Just make sure you don’t spend more than you can afford or pay more than something is worth. I teach about many guidelines to consider when making purchases in Venus retrograde, I recommend you explore the links to these resources thoroughly before making major purchases. Venus retro can be a bargain hunters delight but there are some things to watch out for. Mercury will also be retrograde this month so read paperwork extra carefully for purchases and short-term arrangements and agreements may be better indicated until July 22-28, which is a great window for larger, more expensive, higher-stakes purchases.

Things involving siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles (basically relatives that aren’t your parents or kids) may come into focus now from this transit. Don’t be surprised to have 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.   

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 seriesHere 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/bosses/authority and father figures will have notable news and major wrap up now.

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 Gemini Horoscope is more relevant for you.

Here are some great reads for Taurus for this month:

Don’t have enough time to read?  Then you will love Audible, where you can listen to awesome books while you other things 🙂

The People We Hate at the Wedding ~ Grant Ginder
The Art of Being a Good Friend ~ Hugh Black
Shantaram ~ Gregory David Roberts
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies ~ Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

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