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July 24, 2014 Astrology Tips
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Hello my dear friends,

Here we are again, getting ready to enjoy the New Moon - and there is a lot going on, astrologically speaking. Over just these past 2 weeks we had a lot of changes; Jupiter moved into Leo (7/16), Venus into Cancer (7/18), Saturn went Direct (7/20), Uranus went retrograde (7/21), and Sun moved into Leo (7/22)... but wait, there's more! We have several important aspects going on today, Friday has Mars finally leaving Libra and then the New Moon on the 26th, to begin the energy building on this new landscape.

Sun conjunct Leo is often thought of as the luckiest day of the year - this aspect is exact today through much of tomorrow! It's a time when people play the lottery or go to the casino, often times - and that is because the urge to be bigger than one really is, is strongest. The desire to travel and learn is strong. Expanding our consciousness is possible at this time.

With Jupiter in Leo, people will be more assertive, more heart and joy focused and likely more courageous during the next 13 months. Folks with strong Leo in their chart will likely see great luck and expansion this year - particularly those whose birthday is right around now, as the Sun Jupiter conjunction will be featured in their Solar Return chart, setting the tone for the entire year ahead. Folks born later in Leo will likely see good luck all year, culminating around their birthday. Many of us will feel empowered while the Sun is in Leo for the next month - and we will likely see a lot more pictures of lions on Facebook and in advertising.

Venus in Cancer will focus our love and financial comfort energy on our home. It could be a time when folks remodel (most likely for summer fun and comfort) or think about ways to make money from home, through August 11th - at which time, Venus changes sign to join the heart party in Leo. Venus is currently trined with Neptune, which can give relationships a dreamy or inspirational quality. As lovely and creative as this energy can be, there can be a bit of "too good to be true" energy that comes along with Neptune. Best to wait until the transit passes before making new hard and fast commitments - in fact, Venus squares Uranus on the 31st, which could be a surprise change in relationships, so best to wait until August to make solid plans.

While all this is changing, we see some of the current themes continuing. Chiron trines Saturn in an effort to get us to live responsibly and healthfully. This aspect is really trying to get some important things done and is helping with gifts and beneficial energy. We know what activities in our lives help us and hurt us, as far as embracing and reaching our true purpose. There is real help available to quit unhelpful or unhealthful habits. Please don't squander the energy (especially with that lucky Sun Jupiter conjunction) and miss the opportunity to make long lasting positive change in the way you manage you.

Saturn is finishing up his time in Scorpio - he will be moving into Sagittarius at the end of the year - and to help wrap up his Scorpio lessons for us, Saturn is also currently quincunx Uranus - not usually thought of as a strong aspect, but these bodies move slowly, and Uranus is retrograde. This combination says "out with the old, in with the new" and it, too, is urging us to discard old behavior patterns and/or leave behind stuff that has supported us in the past but no longer positively serves us. An ideal time to give up bad habits and free yourself for new and wonderful things. This aspect again lends energy for the success of such projects.

Pluto is messing with folks as he opposes both Moon and Venus today. Some of us could be struggling with emotional issues (possibly involving a current or past partner). It is important for us to not get sucked into emotional drama or blackmail at this time. It is possible to kindly and gently stand firm on things that are important while being willing to compromise where possible. In some cases the disruption may be so severe as to cause an ending - which might be just what is needed. This year I have seen an amazing shifting of relationships as people who muster the courage to end an uncomfortable or difficult relationship are finding something new and wonderful in short order - both in personal and business relationships. Follow your heart and have courage, urges Jupiter and Sun in Leo.

Pluto is of course still very loosely squared with Uranus - and now that Uranus is retrograde, they are getting closer to an exact square again. By now, Uranus is in the middle of Aries (16 degrees) and folks with Sun or other bodies at that degree might feel the extra need to change. Many of us will look inside, as Uranus' retrograde motion directs his energy for liberation and change inward. Many resist Uranus, but the best way to deal with him is to simply be open to change. When life is hard we have to change - when we resist life becomes even harder. The new is always better than the old - we must trust the process of life, behave responsibly (to appease Saturn), and be open to the new. It is all a lot more fun with this sort of attitude.

Folks in their late 30s and early 40s need a bit of extra love right now, as they go through a particularly intense Uranus opposition time. This long aspect is never easy, but with the Pluto square and Saturn influence, it can be even more unsettling. Please take heart - this transit is here to help you. You will love your life when this is over, if you are open to change and use this time to reset your life to what you want it to be - not what others need or want you to be. You are doing fine. Take good care of yourself and relax. It will all work out.

Sending lots of love to you. xoxo!




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