By: Janet Amid
INDEPENDENCE DAY JULY 4th – In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
Dear Readers, , As Summer is upon us, we embrace the warmth of the Sun, as earth begins to unfold and blossom. Astrologically this can be a busy month, as retrogrades, Saturn and Jupiter may cause to take a break and to think twice before jumping in with haste. It’s a great month to entertain, have fun and enjoy the planetary influences around us.
Celebrate Independence day – Chart of USA – Our great country America was born July 4, 1776 @ approximately 2-4:30 PM in Philadelphia,, Pa, under the sensitive, moon-ruled sign of Cancer, with the Moon in the humanity sign of Aquarius. It’s Cancer influences indicate that we’re a “mothering/nurturing” country, always willing to adopt and take everyone else. It’s Moon in Aquarius is about humanity and justice for all.
JULY 10, 2021 – NEW MOON IN CANCER IS ABOUT FRESH BEGINNINGS – NEW STARTS.
This New Moon on July 10 is time to take stock of all the positive forces in your life in your life and acknowledge yourself to those you love dearly. Secure new beginnings with good intentions as well as good thoughts.
JULY 24, 2021 – FULL MOON IN THE INDEPENDENT, UNIQUE SIGN OF AQUARIUS – TIME FOR ACTION!
During the Full Moon in Aquarius, you may notice how your input on an issue has generated change for the collective good. Whether you have taken on the fight of the century or confronted a local community issue, you should feel pleased that you have made a difference in your corner of the world
MARS, THE PLANET OF ACTION NOW IN LEO – Time to Shine. In Leo, Mars is proud, self-confident, and grand. We are spirited and have grand goals. We go after what we want in a direct, self-assured manner, desiring dramatic results. We prefer not to worry about details, and take the least complicated route to our goals. The sex drive is strong, and passion for life is high.
JUPITER, THE PLANET OF LUCK , CONTINUES IN PISCES – May 13, 2021 until July 28, 2021 – Jupiter, the planet of luck, now in the more sensitive, charitable, spiritually-attuned sign of Pisces – The sign of Pisces gives Jupiter great sensitivity, the ability to connect and feel with others. A true angel of mercy. A beautiful placement, though how it may affect others is determined by their own birth charts. Those born under Virgo, Pisces, Gemini and Sagittarius may feel the affect more so, though time of birth for others can determine the intensity. As the largest planet in our solar system, ruling luck and abundance, amplifying everything it touches. Moving back into Aquarius July 28, in retrograde it will create some havoc as it conjuncts Saturn. The tug-pull of the energies can be intense, mainly for those born under Aquarius, Leo, Scorpio and Taurus.
SUN ENTERS LEO JULY 22- THE ROYAL SUN EMERGES FROM ITS HIBERNATION-
As the Sun moves into the fiery, independent sign of Leo many of us will feel the spark as it unites favorably with transiting Venus, Mars, and Mercury. However on the flip side, as Saturn continues its retrograde back in opposition to the transiting Sun the fire energy of Leo may diminish under the cool influence of Saturn in Aquarius, creating a feeling of disarray, or a scrambling affect so to speak. Those born under Taurus, Scorpio, Leo and Aquarius are most affected.
VENUS IN LEO UNTIL JULY 23 – MOVING INTO THE MORE CONSERVATIVE SIGN OF VIRGO –
As Venus, the planet of pleasure and play is about , continues in the fiery, intense sign of Leo we may find ourselves more enthusiastic, romantic and loving life as a whole. However its conflict with transiting Saturn in retrograde until October 11, 2021 may trigger issues surrounding love as well being a bit hasty where spending is concerned. Nonetheless as it moves into Virgo, July 23, 2021 a feeling of ease will occur as we see ourselves less obvious and more aware of our own actions.
ARIES – ( March 20- April 19)- With the Sun, Venus and Mars transiting in fiery Leo, your creative instincts are on alert. Also, a great period for matters of the heart as you find yourself in full swing. In addition, speculation can be chancy yet, at this time for you, somewhat advantageous. Though Saturn in retrograde may hinder the process, you can still dabble a bit. Though be well aware. In addition, the New Moon on the 10th on the home front focuses on your inner sanctuary. Taking time out for family and friends can be a good thing.
TAURUS – ( April 20- May 20)-During a 9th house Full Moon your instincts ignite. In addition, you may find yourself curious, taking on new and unique reading material, jotting down ideas, and/or merely trying out some mediation. Either way this is your week to get in the Zen. Also with the transiting planets in Leo in your area of home, you may have a sudden impulse to remodel, sell or do something spontaneous, as well as expansive!
GEMINI ( May 21- June 20) – As always with Gemini’s, it’s either sink or swim when it boils down to money. You may find yourself way on top of the financial pinnacle, or down to your last dime as this weeks New Moon in your area of money could be a bit unpredictable. However on a more positive note, the Sun and transiting Venus favorably in harmony to your own sign could bring to light positive results. A good strong week to shine.
CANCER -( June 21 – July 20)- This is your week to focus on others while trying to maintain some sort of order for yourself.. In addition, work relationships can flourish at this time as you see yourself more in-tuned. Taking the right amount of time and effort can benefit greatly down the road. Plus money could flourish this month with both Venus, and the transiting Sun in balance to your own sign. A good week to work on matters that need your attention.
LEO -( July 22 – Aug 22)- With so much activity taking place in your area of responsibility it would serve you well to take care of things that have been on your TO DO list. This may be an excellent month to create some motivation for yourself. Try a new health regimen, get out and walk. Keep a healthy food list going. Break old habits, start fresh with new and better ideas to keep you on track. Also, a good sound month to try your hand at chance-taking with so much activity in your own sign!
VIRGO – ( Aug 23- Sept 22)- Speculation may peak your interest this week, though as frugal as you are you may be prone to stepping back. A great time to chance take with a raffle, or something fun and different. Nonetheless, emotions can run high, it’s up to you to set the standards. In addition to all of this, letting go of the past and cleaning house is a must at this time with so much heavy activity transiting that private sector of your chart. A strong nostalgic period.
LIBRA – ( Sept 23- Oct 22) – Your home and work life may be a bit unpredictable this month, though the planes in sync favor you considerably. A romantic at heart, this is a great period for tapping in to your love connections. This may be your month to do some remodeling, try your hand at something creative. Also if you are in the market for selling, a great month to get on the bandwagon.
SCORPIO – ( Oct 23- Nov 21)- Though quiet and somewhat secretive by nature, you may find yourself more communicative as this months planetary setup can be chaotic to say the least. Work matters may be pressing as the need to change your life up a bit is well in your wheel house. Also finances can be unpredictable. Also, a strong bonding period for you and those closest to you. In addition, a good month to tap in to your more intuitive side. Trusting your gut.
SAGITTARIUS – ( Nov 22- Dec 20)- As always with Sag’s, your need to set some healthy limits/boundaries are indicated.. This months planetary setup is all about tapping in to your higher self, staying pro-active, focusing on work and career obligations. Also personal matters become a major priority. This can be your month to accomplish all you set out to do. It’s a win/win.
CAPRICORN -( Dec 21- Jan 19) – You may find yourself in the limelight this month, focusing on given priorities and patters. A strong, productive month for putting your best foot forward in the work place, feeling the power around you. This can be a good cycle for getting it right, both personal and work. Financially you should be in good shape.
AQUARIUS – ( Jan 20- Feb 18)- A strong month for emotions and sentiment as you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by what is expected of you as major influences in Leo fall in to your area of partners. A good period to reconnect, and stay connected. Also with Saturn in retrograde in your own sign, you may feel a bit off, though perception is the key. Nonetheless, this is your month to be the best you can be while trying desperately to put out the fires.
PISCES ( Feb 19 – March 19 )- So much activity taking place around you as this months influences hits the social sector of your chart. Health and fitness seem to be a priority, Getting ahead of your money matters stands out., A good period for creative outlets. Taking time out for family and friends goes a long way.