The Sun sizzles through your sector of children and creativity this month. Activities, issues, and opportunities involving children, your own or others, or other creative endeavors, take center-stage this month. This is an amazing time to take an art class or cozy up with awesome art tools and go crazy. Hidden interests or talents may be revealed and these are more likely to be discovered if you try different things.
For parents or parents-to-be, learning more about parenting from experts is a wonderful area of focus always but especially this month. Unresolved issues involving children or having children are likely to come up this month. Definitely take seriously anything coming up in these areas as there is likely much to uncover now you can receive great help to find answers and solutions.
A child close to you may cross a major milestone at this time. This could also be a time of positive breakthroughs with children, wonderful flow and time spent, and amazing memories made.
Looking at life through the eyes of a child can help to bring fun into dreary routine. Something fun to try this month is to set up some child-led activities. Asking kids for ideas of fun things or thinking about what you did as a kid that you enjoyed can help you capture the magic of this placement of the Sun.
Hobbies, pleasure, and fun for the sake of itself are all in the sector being highlighted for you now. Fun and activities from previous times may roll back through into your experience. New fun pursuits may come in an exciting way.
This sector also specifically enhances the arenas of acting, modeling, fashion, dancing, singing (and any other performance arts), and athleticism.
This month could have creativity in the forefront. This is a wonderful time to tweak, edit, re-do, or further develop anything already in process.
Regarding romance, so there is an increased potential for some love sizzle 🙂 Purposely planning fun with your honey is a great way to use this energy. This could be an intense time for dating. People from the past may play an extra important role now. The energy also burns bright for new love potentials.
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 Gemini Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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