Astrology ~ WEEKLY HOROSCOPES, Aug. 18-24, 2014, by Beverley

green amazon parrotGENERAL PLANETARY INFLUENCES

Astrologically it’s a much quieter week, so the horoscopes may look very similar to last weeks, although the aspects formed between planets may differ, as they do move by a few degrees. Mercury and Venus both stay where they are until early September, Mars in Scorpio until Mid September, and the generation planets Jupiter through to Pluto remain where they are for some considerable time yet, both in their signs and Direct or Retrograde movement.

The Sun is now in it’s last week of theatrical, impressive, bossy, frivolous Leo. On Sunday however the Sun moves into practical, systematic Virgo, adding a bit more interest, but more details on the Virgo Sun next week.

The Moon starts the week in talkative, impulsive, flirtatious Gemini staying there until Wednesday. On Thursday it moves into caring, emotional, defensive & sensitive Cancer. On Saturday it moves into domineering, exuberant, melodramatic Leo.

Mercury is now settled in balanced, decisive, fastidious Virgo, with a practical, structured and detailed approach.

Venus is now settled in loving, expressive & excessive Leo, with possible tendencies to go over the top at times.

Mars remains in compulsive, envious, responsive, resourceful Scorpio, until the middle of next month, with a need for personal control over people and situations.

Jupiter is now approximately one third of the way through benevolent, extrovert, positive, expansive Leo, making us kind-hearted.

Saturn remains in responsible, shrewd, strong-willed Scorpio, until the end of 2014. It is now traveling Direct, enabling self expansion in some respects.

Uranus remains in assertive, blunt, energetic, self-willed Aries, for several years, and can make us individualistic and rebellious, unexpected events or disruptive emotional matters, may distract us, or help us see things differently.

Neptune remains in sensitive, intuitive Pisces for the foreseeable future, and helps us gradually develop more empathy, compassion, and build understanding, in a wide variety of ways, but also indicates a need to remain realistic. Neptune is now traveling Retrograde until Mid December, indicating boundaries between reality and illusion may blur at times, causing possible confusion, with a need to look at people and situations realistically.

Pluto remains in Capricorn for quite a few years, so is a very long term influence, showing knowledge gradually acquired on deeper levels, with balance, & realistic ways of recycling & developing our intuitive knowledge further, to use practically. Pluto travels Retrograde until late September, with a relentless search for inner truth, furthering our self knowledge approached the right way.

 

Planetary Aspects this week:

Sun square Saturn until Thursday – An ambitious outlook, but a need for reassurance too.

Sun trine Uranus for 2 days – Charisma and allure, with a futuristic outlook on life.

Sun sextile Moon Wednesday – Assertiveness, plenty of ideas, and a calm peaceful approach.

 

Moon sextile Venus and Jupiter Monday and Tuesday – A need for sharing and honest communication in close relationships. Generosity, integrity and an idealistic outlook.

Moon square Mercury and Neptune Monday – Possible difficulties making reasonable judgments because feelings get in the way. Maybe tendencies try to adjust reality to fit a personal emotional view of matters.

Moon sextile Uranus Tuesday and Wednesday – A progressive, imaginative approach, with new ideas and opportunities utilised.

Moon sextile Mercury Thursday – Thoughtfulness, with skills at absorbing and retaining information received.

Moon square Uranus Thursday and Friday – Possible emotional perversity and sudden inexplicable changes in moods.

Moon trine Neptune Thursday – Close family bonds, with deeper sensitivity than usual.

Moon trine Mars and Saturn Thursday and Friday – Strong feelings, that are controlled and constructive. An honest, prudent, sensible approach generally.

Moon opposite Pluto Thursday and Friday – Affection and warmth demonstrably shown to loved ones and friends.

Moon conjunct Jupiter Saturday and Sunday – Sensitivity to personal environment and people, with empathy shown.

Moon conjunct Venus Sunday – Affable, friendly relationships with other people.

Moon square Mars and Saturn Sunday – Try to channel energy positively, as being too volatile can add to problems.

Moon trine Uranus Sunday – Skills at listening too and appreciating other people’s views, with a natural curiosity.

 

Mercury sextile Mars this week – Plentiful mental energy, that can help sharpen brain and intellect.

Mercury sextile Saturn from Thursday – Resourceful and careful in your actions, based on an intelligent attitude.

Mercury trine Pluto – Instinctive skills at getting to the roots of issues, using a logical approach.

Mercury remains opposite Neptune this week – Use creative skills imaginatively and realistically.

 

Venus still conjunct Jupiter – A buoyant, positive and kind-hearted approach.

Venus and Jupiter square Mars – A need to use common sense, self control and try to avoid being too extreme.

Venus square Saturn from Wednesday – Possible difficulties may arise in relationships, with a need to look for ways to resolve issues.

Venus and Jupiter trine Uranus – Great enjoyment of life, with a broad-minded attitude. An original, creative, determined and practical outlook, with dislike of feeling too tied to people or situations.

Venus and Jupiter inconjunct Neptune and Pluto – Deeper inspiration but maybe problems expressing related skills. Some distortion arises at times between intellect and emotions. A need to make significant adjustments to justify personal knowledge at times.

 

Mars and Saturn conjunct – Constructive use of mental and physical energy can be very productive.

Mars sextile Pluto – Considerable willpower and forcefulness needs to be used constructively.

Mars trine Neptune until Thursday – A successful integration of forceful action and dreams.

Mars inconjunct Uranus until Thursday – Innovation and drive, but maybe feelings of pressure too.

 

Saturn and Pluto remain sextile until the end of September – A deeper sense of inevitable changes and transformation. Saturn still inconjunct

 

Uranus until the end of October – Probable difficulty establishing priorities in obligations.

Uranus square Pluto long term, at least till the end of the year – A need for freedom and independence, and rebellion against interactions that are too close for comfort.

 

Neptune and Pluto sextile ongoing long term – A need for positive reactions to circumstances and general changes that occur within society.

 

ARIES 21 March – 20 April
You feel creative, with many ideas & are sociable & outgoing, full of the joys of life. You’re responsible & practical at work, but easily stressed too. You’re a bit flirtatious & enjoying getting out. You can be secretive, but are great company, purposeful, & concentrate well, but get down-hearted. You’re original, but erratic & contemplative, focusing on career progress.

TAURUS 21 April – 21 May
You have a lot going on at home, & have to focus on family matters, but are positive. Your communication skills are positive, winning people over. You really enjoy being around your loved ones. You may have disagreements with a partner & are happiest at home, but also support your partner. You’re intuitive, may view friends idealistically, or have inflexible views.

GEMINI 22 May – 21 June
You enjoy keeping in touch with people, & communicate positively, but have high phone bills. You take a practical approach to domestic matters. You need to get out & about locally, relating well to neighbours. You’re hard working, want to improve your knowledge, but may ignore health issues. You’re individual, idealistic & ambitious, but overly emotional or obsessive.

CANCER 22 June – 23 July
You might be investing large amounts of money, or spending more on quality items. You need to keep in touch with other people, but get distracted. You’re possibly prone to more impulse buys at present. You feel more passionate, & impatient, may make investments, & are creative & innovative. You’re professional & original, but maybe naive, & may try to manipulate a partner.

LEO 24 July – 23 August
You have plenty of energy, are purposeful, full of life, & inspire those around you. You have a shrewd way of managing your money, to positive effect. Your charisma holds great appeal to other people. You take charge of home matters, & inspire other people, but may feel insecure. You seek mental stimulation, have ingenious ideas, & should investigate ongoing health issues.

VIRGO 24 August – 23 September
You might be prone to dwelling on worrying issues, maybe subconsciously. You express yourself very positively, winning over other people. At times your emotions get the better of you. You speak your mind bluntly & openly, are selfless but also very private & reliable. You may argue about finances with a partner, & seem vague, but are emotional & passionate.

LIBRA 24 September – 23 October
You have a very busy social life at present, maybe catching up with a few more friends. You may find it hard to balance your emotions & mind. You offer a lot of support & care to close pals. You’re driven to make money & success is important, you inspire friends, but money may be limited. You dislike partnership restrictions, should watch your health, & can be changeable.

SCORPIO 24 October – 22 November
You focus on professional goals, with a determined, motivated & responsible attitude. You’re drawn to intelligent friends, enjoying exchanging views. You willingly take on more work, if it helps you progress. You’re quite competitive, strong-willed, ambitious & driven to succeed, but lack confidence. You’re innovative & original, but overly imaginative, & preoccupied by detail.

SAGITTARIUS 23 November – 21 December
You feel drawn to faraway places & may just want a holiday, or to get away from it all. You have a methodical, professional approach, enabling success. You improve your knowledge on foreign places or people. You’re thoughtful but keep problems private, are positive & thoughtful, but introspective. You’re imaginative, with a busy home life, but competent & financially astute.

CAPRICORN 22 December – 20 January
You find you rely on your instinctive feelings, in a close relationship, or in business matters. Your mind is naturally geared to progress & learning. You may find your feelings overwhelm you at times. You feel drawn to challenging friends can make money in business, & enjoy meeting mates. Family home life is erratic, you’re vague, & inscrutable, but have great potential.

AQUARIUS 21 January – 19 February
You enjoy quite a positive relationship with a partner, but need mutual understanding too. You may try to logically work out emotional matters. You may need to feel closer to your other half. You’re ambitious, focused & driven, feel happy with a partner, & are responsible. You have many ideas, & feel financially vulnerable, remaining focused, but secretive & tense at times.

PISCES 20 February – 20 March
You seem to be working exceptionally hard, making taking on other people’s jobs at times. You communicate positively with a partner, building good bonds. You dislike disruption or stress in your workplace. You’re adventurous & innovative, supportive, but changes may feel threatening. You’re erratic with money, & self deceptive, or may have challenging friends to deal with.

 

Bev TaylorDisclaimer
I can’t guarantee anything shown on these horoscopes, they can only offer general information, as written by Beverley Taylor or Astrologymix so please note that they should be considered for entertainment purposes only. However I do make every effort to ensure the information I give is as accurate as possible. If you do have any queries please feel free to contact me.

 

 

 

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