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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Week Beginning Friday, July 20th

~Photo Courtesy of Michele Maryhugh Pirro ~ Memphis, NY

ARIES:  Mercury travels backward in fellow air sign Leo in your 5th house of heart, self-expression, and creative urgings while reaching out to Mars in your 7th house of partnership on the 22nd.  The Sun ingresses into Leo (your 5th house) on the 22nd highlighting four weeks of risk taking, pleasure tripping, and children’s affairs.  The energy symbolizing learning and knowledge in your 3rd house of communications and study makes contact with Uranus in your 1st house, suggesting a time of increased awareness and opportunity regarding your self-expression and writing and speaking projects.  Mercury contacts Uranus on the 25th and heightens your consciousness surrounding creative projects, desires, interactions with friends, and children.  Eros, the asteroid ruling passion and love, ingresses into your 8th house on the 20th and heats up the areas of sex, intimacy, and trust through mid-September. 

TAURUS:  Eros, the god of love, moves into your 7th house of partnership, heating up the erotic and passionate in your committed relationships, business connections, and expert consultants through mid-September.  The Sun shifts into your 4th house of home, family, parents, and soul on the 22nd and puts the focus on your personal life.  The areas of self-esteem and talents are highlighted this week as Jupiter reaches out first to revolutionary Uranus in your 12th house of spirit and the past and then to Chiron in the 11th house of personal dreams and friendships.  Opportunities for personal expansion, awareness, and connection with your personal imagery, healing, and manifestation are supported this week as you continue to deepen your understanding of how to be the true author of your life.

GEMINI:  The Sun joins retrograde Mercury in your 3rd house of communications, learning, teaching, writing, siblings, and neighbors, upping the volume on communications on the 22nd as Mercury reaches out to energetic Mars in your 5th house of creativity, love, and self-expression.  While Mercury retrogrades we are often more open and available for input, ideas from others, and learning.  Jupiter traveling through your 1st house reaches out to both Uranus and Chiron, suggesting a week of expansion within friendships, associations, and future possibilities.  Chiron pushes you forward in your creative imagery and healing in life direction and career – what are currently daydreams eventually manifest as reality.

CANCER:  Passion is the name of your game as Eros, the god of love and eroticism, ingresses into your 5th house through mid-September, revving your juices in creative expression, children’s doings, and love affairs.  The Sun shifts out of your sign on the 22nd and focuses your energy on earnings, employment, sharing your talents, and strengthening self-esteem.  Jupiter asks you to expand your inner life as he reaches out to awakener Uranus in your house of life direction and then Chiron in your 9th house of the higher mind and spirituality.  The inner need for breaking through and moving beyond personal limitations is felt this week.

LEO:  Happy Birthday Lions.  The Sun ingresses into your sign on the 22nd and kicks off your new solar year.  He makes a growth aspect on the same day to the Node in your 5th house of love, heart openings, and the creative instinct – all of which you have been supported in developing over the past year and a half.  Your friends and associations are benevolently engaged this week as Jupiter expands your sense of possibilities in personal dreams, travel, spiritual growth, education, psychological healing, financial breakthroughs, creative imagery, and issues surrounding trust.  Breakthroughs are possible as you move through limiting psychological patterns and focus on what you want to experience in this thing called life.

VIRGO:  Mercury’s retrograde through the house of soul, spirit, addictions, secrets, rest, rejuvenation, and the past is energized by Mars transiting your 2nd house of self-esteem, earning capacity, employment, and personal talents on the 22nd.  Also on that day, the Sun joins Mercury in your 12th house of emptying out and spirituality.  This is a time for going deeper into what resonates for you and what decidedly doesn’t before you begin your new solar year in four weeks.  Jupiter reaches out to Uranus from your 10th house of career and life direction, serving up additional resources from a partner, company, or financial institution while pushing for a sense of healing and expansion within committed partnerships.

LIBRA:  Eros exits your sign on the 20th and enters your 2nd house infusing your personal income, self-esteem, and talents with a sense of passion and intensity through mid-September.  You are committed to serving up your personal best and reaping the financial rewards.  The Sun ingresses into your 11th house of personal dreams, friendships, and Internet activity on the 22nd and then makes a growth aspect to the North Node on the 25th, bringing growth and awareness to your teaching, selling, speaking, and sibling relationships.  Travel may be in the picture as Jupiter contacts Uranus, suggesting that travel, education, public relations, and spirituality are enhanced while interacting with partners. 

SCORPIO:  Prepare to feel impassioned and turned on as Eros, the god of love, enters your sign on the 20th upping the ante in your personal magnetism and attraction.  Your passions and perhaps libido are on high alert as your engagement with life out there takes on an erotic lens.  The Sun shifts out of your 9th house of education, travel, the higher mind, and spirituality and moves into your 10th house of reputation, the public, career, life direction, and authority figures on the 22nd.  Financial expansion is very possible, as Jupiter is activating your 8th house of finance, resources from another, loans, investments, and commission.  Help is activated from both your 6th house of work, health, and service as well as your 5th house of creativity and love.

SAGITTARIUS:  Partnerships are accented this week as Jupiter is active in your 7th house of others.  He first reaches out to Uranus on the 21st and brings a level of growth within partnership, creativity, love, passion, learning, and travel.  On the 24th Jupiter squares Chiron in your 4th house of home, family, parents, soul, and personal life. This is a time when you may seek to push through any feeling of pain, limitations, or security issues in order to release and heal.  The Sun ingresses into your 9th house of travel, spirituality, education, marketing, teaching, and expansion while contacting the North Node in your sign, suggesting a time of increased awareness and development regarding your belief systems and life connections. 

CAPRICORN:  Your friendships and goals make take on a potent and passionate quality over the next several weeks as Eros, the god of love, ingresses into your 11th house until mid-September.  Love may be found in groups.  Work and health expands as Jupiter sextiles Uranus on the 21st presenting opportunities to work from home, health and healing, and an increased sense of personal well-being in the services you offer.  Any difficulties with co-workers, health professionals, or employees are coming up to be healed and potentially cleared as Jupiter squares Chiron in your 3rd house of communications and habitual mental thoughts.  Siblings may require your support and attention as they are working through health or psychological issues.  The Sun slides into your 8th house of endings and beginnings, psychology, intimacy, trust, and finances for the next four weeks.

AQUARIUS:  You want the world to know you are potent, charismatic, and passionate
when Eros transits your 10th house of reputation, the public, work, avocation, life direction, and parents.  Perhaps love and desire are found on the job with an authority figure.  Uranus receives an expansive missive from Jupiter and aligns your 5th house of love and pleasure with your 3rd house of communications and local travel on the 21st.  On the 22nd the Sun moves into your 7th house of partnership, helping to lighten your work load and focus you attention on the important others in your world over the next four weeks.  Mercury then contacts Uranus on the 25th, blending interactions with partners, teaching, travel, speaking, and writing.

PISCES:  Learning, travel, spirituality, and getting your message out to a broader audience become important, impassioned, and potent as Eros, the god of love, ingresses into your 9th house on the 20th for a seven-week visit.  Passion may be found in classrooms, museums, areas of higher learning, and with foreigners.  Home and possessions receive an influx of good luck and expansion as Jupiter reaches out to Uranus on the 21st.  Your talents may expand in creative ways, enhancing your sense of security and personal wellness.  Jupiter then contacts Chiron in your sign, providing just enough tension to push through a limiting belief or two and encouraging you to engage in healing imagery while focusing on what feels good and life affirming.