The Sun brings attention to your 10th house this month. The 10th house rules your work and career. This transit could bring hard-won recognition. It could also bring scrutiny from yourself as you look at your work and see if it matches what you really want to do. In the case where you are not really excited about your field of work or workplace, you may be very motivated to make some strides towards changing that.
One important note about this time is that it may not be the best time to pick a fight or start a war. The early part of the month (especially around June 1) may be ok for taking action on things that involve disagreements with others but there is also the increased chance of fights picked not being won, especially as June progresses. There are always exceptions to this tendency so follow your flow/intuition in these situations.
The Suns placement in this sector could bring some insights into your true calling and luck in finding a more perfect match. If you are drawn to take bold action on this or any other front, try to lean more towards the first half of the month (I love June 1st for important things that are pending to be done) and do keep in mind that anything done now will likely be tested and reconsidered for the rest of 2018. If you can take action on your new reality while simultaneously keeping a safety net in place while the new path develops, that will be much favored at this time to help buffer you through the retrograde focus that stays strong until well into December.
If you are not quite ready to make the change, this is a great time start (or continue) to put together your plan for changing directions. Research and reconnecting with contacts from the past for advice and to check into options are great ways to use the retrograde energy present now and for a while to come. Taking small steps or doing low stakes things that you can easily add alongside whatever else you are doing are great ways to use this energy. It is a great time for education so if learning new skills is part of your bigger plan, then you will have great opportunity for that now.
It is a great time to follow your intuitive nudges to study or try on certain work-related things and the more you can be open to the evolution of the experience instead of having an exact plan worked out, the better. Things you feel drawn to do now may not turn out to be exactly what you thought but they can still turn out well and be a piece of the bigger picture and reaching of the ultimate goal.
Short-term or transitional jobs or other work opportunities have much favor now but don’t stress if a new job or opportunity has come in the midst of this time dominated by personal planets being retrograde. There are many ways the energies can manifest that still make new things be good things 🙂
If you already love your work you may find you are extra-excited now about things that you had ideas about in the past. Projects, areas of study, people, etc. from the past may resurface now and working along the continuum that was previously begun could yield exciting new directions and discoveries soon. Take advantage of any motivation or momentum that is flowing now as ambitions tend to wane in the upcoming and long Mars retrograde cycle.
Mars will be retrograde from June 26, 2018 ~ August 27, 2018. The pre-transit shadow period starts May 11 and the post-retrograde shadow transit runs through October 10, 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.
June 1st (and 2nd) are my favorite days in the whole month (and for a while) for taking important actions, especially that involve spending money (or anything else involving money/making important purchases or commitments, etc.), love/romance/relationships, beauty/appearance, and most other things.
The area of the chart that is accentuated now also rules your reputation out in the world. Your name and work might become greater known during this transit 🙂
For those who are retired or for whom ‘work/career’ isn’t relevant, the 10th house focus may cause you to be asking for or finding insights about your higher purpose. Taking action now, especially in the first half or so of the month, to put you on a path where you feel ‘on track’ is great use of the potentials of this month and education and looking into options are great ways to use the retrograde energies so there is plenty of room to explore, wonder, and dream, as well as looking deep into things relevant to your higher work in the world all month and beyond through the year.
Since this house also rules father energy, you could find yourself focusing on your dad (or other father figure), or some situation of note may come up involving him. Maybe is going through something and he needs help or he could be assisting you in some way.
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 Libra Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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