WEEKLY HOROSCOPES ~ August 25-31, 2014 ~ by Beverley Taylor

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GENERAL PLANETARY INFLUENCES

A little more planetary movement this week, as the Sun moved into Virgo on Sunday, but apart from the Moon’s natural progress, the rest of the planets stay where they are at present, just moving by a few degrees. Next week, both Mercury and Venus move signs, but this week is fairly ‘quiet’ astrologically. As I mentioned, the Sun is now in modest, organized, modest, particular Virgo, this can make us a bit finicky at times, as we naturally want everything to be just right.

The Moon starts the week in domineering, exuberant, melodramatic Leo, with a Full Moon on Monday, making us more over-the-top in certain situations. On Tuesday it moves into responsive, inquisitive, logical Virgo. On Thursday the Moon moves into charming, harmonious, peaceful Libra. On Sunday it moves into determined, jealous, strong-willed, Scorpio, finishing the week there.

Mercury remains in balanced, decisive, fussy Virgo, this week, with a methodical, structured and detailed approach.

Venus remains in loving, expressive & excessive Leo, for this week, with possible overly dramatic reactions.

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.

Uranus is currently travelling Retrograde until shortly before Christmas, helping us come up with ingenious ideas, with a need to use them creatively. 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 opposite Neptune –Problems arising can be hard to understand and appropriately deal with.

Sun conjunct Moon Tuesday – Unilateral emotional urges and drive, with a feeling of self satisfaction.

Sun sextile Moon Sunday – Tranquility, a sense of peace, and lots of ideas.

 

Moon conjunct Venus Monday – An affable, friendly, outgoing approach to other people.

Moon square Mars and Saturn Monday – Becoming overly demanding, sensitive or volatile can make some situations explosive. Try to avoid being too negative or insecure.

Moon trine Uranus Monday – A curious, mentally alert outlook, and need to gain knowledge of a person or situation.

Moon opposite Neptune Tuesday –

Moon conjunct Mercury Wednesday – Good relations with others, with understanding and empathy shown.

Moon sextile Mars and Saturn Wednesday – A skilful approach in communication wins emotional spats. Sincerity shown towards others, but possible caution too.

Moon sextile Jupiter Thursday and Friday – Honesty, integrity and a rather idealistic outlook.

Moon sextile Venus Friday and Saturday – Optimism, with a willingness to discuss any issues arising.

Moon square Pluto Friday and Saturday – Deeper emotions can feel overwhelming at times.

Moon opposite Uranus Friday and Saturday – Possible conflict regarding emotional situations or unstable situations.

Moon sextile Pluto Sunday – Instinctive understanding and responses to people and situations.

Moon square Jupiter Sunday – A happy-go-lucky, self indulgent attitude, but with sudden moon swings.

Moon trine Neptune Sunday – Some personal situations may be overly dramatized.

 

Mercury remains in sextile to Mars and Saturn this week – Plentiful mental energy, used intelligently can bring positive results. Resourceful, careful actions, based on an intellectual approach.

Mercury trine Pluto – Instinctive skills resolving problems, using instinct and logic.

Mercury inconjunct Uranus – Other people’s problems can interrupt personal train of thought or work.

 

Venus still square to Mars and Saturn – A sensible attitude and self control can bring a balance, when extreme situations arise. Try to resolve relationship difficulties, without allowing the past to influence too strongly.

Venus remains trine to Uranus –Life may seem more exciting, with a need for new and different situations, and a broad-minded attitude.

Venus inconjunct Pluto until Thursday – Possible problems balancing emotions and logic.

 

Mars and Saturn remain conjunct – Constructive use of mental and physical energy brings positive results.

Mars and Saturn sextile Pluto – Considerable willpower and forcefulness needs to be used constructively. A deeper sense of inevitable changes and transformation.

Mars square Jupiter – A need for more moderation in some circumstances, to avoid becoming too extreme.

Mars and Saturn still inconjunct Uranus – Innovation and drive, but great dislike of feeling pressured. Potential difficulties establishing priorities and obligations.

 

Jupiter square Saturn – Problems with self esteem can create a lack of confidence in some situations.

Jupiter trine Uranus – A more original, creative, determined and practical approach.

Jupiter inconjunct Neptune and Pluto – 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 a need to work hard, & are very supportive to your colleagues too. You’re methodical & trustworthy at work, but a stressed. You’re a bit engaging & enjoying socialising more. 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 really enjoy your leisure time & spending time with your children. You communicate very positively, winning people’s respect. You’re very positive & relaxed when around your loved ones. You may have a few disagreements with a partner, but still supportive to them & are happiest at home,. You’re intuitive, may view friends idealistically, or have inflexible views.

GEMINI 22 May – 21 June
You enjoy spending more time at home, & focus on your family & loved ones. You’re quite methodical regarding domestic matters. You like getting out & about locally, & get on well with your 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 have a strong need to communicate, & may catch up with letters or phone calls. You need to keep in touch with people around you, but can get distracted. You’re prone to making impulse buys just now. 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 handle monetary situations well, & may invest in what you consider quality items. You shrewdly & positively manage your finances. You’re charming & appealing 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 come across as diplomatic, practical, & self possessed, but fascinating too. You’re astute, positive & expressive, winning people’s respect. At times your emotions may overwhelm 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 quite enjoy your privacy & having time to yourself, & are much more intuitive. You might feel confused by conflicting emotions & logic. You’re supportive & affectionate to friends. 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 enjoy seeing more of your friends, & enjoy happy, positive times with them. You feel especially drawn to gifted friends, you can debate with. You willingly work hard, as this can help 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 ambitious, driven & want to progress in your career, so work harder. You’re focused, with a practical, proficient approach, enabling success. You enjoy expanding your knowledge on new 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 feel naturally drawn to faraway place, so might choose to travel away on holiday. You enjoy improving your knowledge & are curious. You may feel emotionally overwhelmed in some situations. 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 feel instinctively & deeply about a relationship & have strong inner emotions. You might take a rational approach to emotional issues. You need a strong bond with a mate. 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 share an affectionate, happy bond with a partner & feel naturally close to them. You converse positively with your other half, building understanding. You dislike feelings of tension at work. 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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