Venus is about half way done with her yearly summer trip through the fire sign of Leo. The beginning of this coming week many suiters will come a’calling on Miss Venus. Let’s she how she may respond to their advances.
On August 25th, the Goddess of Love will inconjunct the Maverick from Pisces. Venus is attraction and our sense of worth related to how attractive we feel and how well we attract financial security. Chiron is a wound that never heals. His energy is of helping others with precisely the injuries he cannot recover fully from. Together, we get to question our value in regards to the house Venus is transiting. She is pulling healing Chironic energy to this area. With Chiron, ‘healing’ may be as simple as a minor change in perspective.
Sounds easy, but inconjuncts are tricky— to get the rewards you have to manually adjust. Leo is the lion, but here she is the bashful fluffy kitty and any body in Pisces is undoubtedly on the introverted side. Think of 2 shy teenagers with crushes, who have to force themselves to even smile at one another.
Then on Tuesday, charming attention loving Leo Venus will square steamy Mars/Saturn in Scorpio. The same day she will also be in trine aspect with electric Uranus from Aries.
On August 24th the Yod configuration between Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Uranus occurs. You can read about the Yod, here; Part 1 of Mercury in Virgo 2014, here and the role Mars conjunct Saturn plays, here.
Lots of yummy stuff, so let’s get to it—
What happens when steamy Mars/Saturn goes into easy aspect with earthy Mercury? When structured action combines with quicksilver intellect?
Now, where in your life do things need to be shook up? Where could you use some revolution? Where is a blind spot that could use some light?
This configuration could be an answer to most all of that.
This week and on into next week, Mars gets a lot of action, a position the God of War enjoys.
But first things first, lets get to know Mr. Scorpio Mars a bit better.
It is general consensus that Mars in Pluto’s sign is the sexiest of them all. And back in the day, before Pluto was discovered, Mars was the ruler of extreme Scorpio. Therefore his current sojourn in our Fixed Water sign is an agreeable one.
Mr. Mars here is a brooding, smoldering, determined gentleman. He can navigate the waters of obsession with just the right mix of possession and jealousy to arouse the most coldly rational of partners. If he wants you, he will get you. And if not, he will scorch the earth trying. This doesn’t just go for matters of the heart, either. Scorpio Mars brings this singularity of intent to all he does in the world. But beware, this warrior fights no half battles. He is all in or he is all out. No middle. Once he’s over it, he’s gone.
Mercury moves into Virgo on Friday, August 15th and will be there just over 2 weeks until Monday, September 1st.
The Messenger of the Gods is comfortable in Virgo, a sign that he rules.
Mercury is strong here.
While in Leo, it was all passionate speaking and creative thinking, but now our minds get to switch gears. Virgo Mercury is analytical and rational. She processes and communicates with sagacious integrity and insists on only conveying accurate information. She delves into the details and comes up with a fine-tuned ordered system.
For the next 2 weeks, words will come easier than at other times, since Virgo Mercury energy is one of the wordsmith. If a crisis should arise, you may also notice that you have the ability to stay somewhat more level-headed, which is another trait of this mercurial Maiden.
August 10th will give us an Aquarius Full SuperMoon. For the last 2 weeks, strength has been building and now it is time for taking stock of how far we’ve come.
Full Moons highlight the axis between the Sun and Moon. They allow you to observe more clearly what is usually hidden by metaphorical darkness. These cyclical oppositions can be viewed as a bridge between the conscious (Sun) to the subconscious (Moon). This monthly event points to the culmination of intentions made roughly 2 weeks prior on the New Moon. It is a heightened time of possibility, where seeds planted are blooming into beautiful flowers. We can reap what we have sown.