August 2015 Overview
As the almost Full Moon rises on July 30th to herald in the last day of July and the shift of Moon sequence, July 31st becomes the milestone of completing two Full Moons in one month, which becomes the threshold into the SEVEN month of August. The many aspects in August open your new life as the page is turned that reveal the props and state set. As the page is turned in the pop-up book of August, new situations begin to evolve. Events that come into play during August have a strong connection with Saturn’s shift return into Scorpio, revealing the true motives, ethics and values. As Scorpio opens the engine compartment and the motivation, ethics and values that determine thoughts, words and deeds, the short stint back into Scorpio has set the pace for Venus to assess the Leo will, as aligned with the true inner essence. The truly courageous and creative will begin to see their life shift in many directions as options emerge and opportunities abound. August 4th Venus connects with Jupiter at 28 Leo, the last degrees of Leo, to open the doors for major shifts that are a direct link to inner sense of purpose and passion. August 6th and 7th bring in the connections with Mercury, Venus and Jupiter, blowing in the information and communication that reveals your new journey, with a new sense of purpose and passion. August 8th finds Mars activating the Leo energy to open the door to this pathway that is actively evolving, giving you a journey that reflects your new inner essence that is recognized and rewarded for the challenges experienced along the way. Jupiter shifts out of Leo and into Virgo on August 11th, which creates the new journey, dotted with the Leo scenery that has emerged during the August events. This SEVEN month brings transparency into the equations revealing the new journey as aligned with your inner essence. Later part of the month Sun connects with Jupiter, creating the threshold that opens the major door way ushering you forward into your new journey.
August 2nd through August 8th
This week becomes a very powerful time of change, transition and movement forward. Tuesday Venus retrograde connects with Jupiter at 28 Leo. Jupiter has been in Leo since July 2014, opening opportunities to utilize talents and abilities that create a difference. This passion has carved a pathway since July 2014 to display talents expressed through bold, courageous spirit driven to make a difference. Venus retrograde brings in rewards, opportunities and gifts as Venus connects with Jupiter on Tuesday. Thursday Mercury connects with Venus, which provides the information and communication of the opportunities emerging. The information that is handed to Venus becomes the review and revisions that will unfold the rewards, options and opportunities.??Friday Mercury connects with Jupiter, bringing the information into an expanded series of announcements that will open new doors and bring the gifts of change to life. The connection of Venus, Mercury and Jupiter pull all of the events during this time to find options as appropriate pathways open to align with the outer journey that naturally expresses the inner spirit and passion. ??Mars moves into Leo on Saturday to begin the movement of activities toward change and expression. Mars will be in Leo through September 25th, activating the Leo pathway that was opened by Jupiter and now is smoothed by Venus revising the options. Mars connects with Venus retrograde on August 31st, which activates the new revisions that have been occurring since Venus turned retrograde on July 25th. Options, opportunities, rewards and choices become the focus during this time as new doors and pathways become available.
August 9th through August 15th
With the major events of Venus, Jupiter and Mercury connecting last week, many positive elements and communication brought expanded beyond the gun-lap of Jupiter’s tour through Leo. Leo is the artist, the creative and expansive one that continues to think, be and do, to go beyond the normal boundaries that other are happy to accommodate. The rewards and recognition of skills, talents and abilities have made their mark on the canvas, ready to bring in a time to fine-tune and make the expressions the best. On Tuesday Jupiter moves out of creative Leo and into the fine-tuning energy of Virgo. Jupiter will stay in Virgo** til August 2016, which becomes the time frame to improve, perfect and bring the best forward. Wednesday Mercury brings balance to Neptune’s intuitive elements, helping to change situations to align the mental and the intuitive. Friday brings in a New Moon at 24 Leo, which accentuates the talent and ability that has been painting a larger than life canvas of possibilities since July 2014. Leo has been bold and courageous to bring forward ideas, express them and jump into the middle of activities to present new and different ideas. With the connection of Sun and Venus on Saturday, the light of these ideas has opened a pathway forward as options are gained to move into a time that these ideas garner the rewards, recognition and appreciation for the boldness expressed.
**Virgo is often mis-understood and seen as having a negative, critical component to the situations. With the perspective of Virgo, the soaring eagle has the view of the complete picture, seeing how it all fits into this larger scope, but yet also has the ability to understand the details of the mouse running on the ground. The perspective is often thought to only have the negative, critical component rather than the larger scope in which the high purpose is visible when viewed from the eagle vision.
August 16th through August 22nd
This week begins with Moon connecting to Mercury helping to accentuate the Virgo elements that are being spotlighted with Jupiter’s recent transition into the sign. Making adjustments to the new Virgo perspective, transitions have already begun to take the bold, creative concepts from the Leo canvas to the Virgo perspective emphasizing the ability to bring in a detailed and perfecting methodology. This week becomes the time to make adjustments in preparation to bringing the creative ideas forward to be shored-up and perfected, similar to the editing version after the creative expression of authoring a fabulous piece. The focus to make things better, to improve and perfect creates the needed shift after such an artistically-free time to break out of the canvas boundaries to bring the best expressions forward. Now comes the time to perfect these expressions and to bring them to their best. With so much expansion of the wildly creative and resourceful sign of Leo, the time has finally come to go back over the ideas to fine-tune and perfect to bring the best of the ideas into manifestation.
August 23rd through August 29th
This week begins a very active and intense week filled with many aspects geared to change the scenery and focus of events. Sun shifts into Virgo on Sunday, to pull all elements together and to move the energy forward. By Wednesday Sun connects with Jupiter already in Virgo, and becomes the start of the Virgo focus. Each year Jupiter shifts into a different sign and during that year, the Sun connects with Jupiter as a spotlight to the issues assigned to the visit of Jupiter through the sign. The conjunction occurs at various times of Jupiter tour through the sign. The connection occurs at the beginning of the tour, which ignites the tasks and requirements of virgo early in the process. Activating this process will occur as this week progresses and August rolls into September. The Virgo journey becomes more pronounced with the connection of Sun and Jupiter to provide the official starting point for Jupiter’s handoff of the Virgo issue and task list. The almost Full Moon rising Friday evening accentuates the new terrain that is emerging. Saturday brings in a Full Moon, with Sun at 5 Virgo and Moon at 5 Pisces, requiring balance between the Virgo tasks and the Pisces intuitive sense of higher purpose. The Full Moon that rises Saturday evening will bring many puzzle pieces together from the clues that have been emerging. Creating a picture of the terrain and journey emerging provides the realizations from this Full Moon as the new Virgo perspective becomes balanced with the Pisces element of intuitive perceptions.
August 30th through September 5th
This week brings in major aspects that create shifts and changes. Sun in Virgo creates an opposition with Neptune in Pisces, as the balance of energy also provides realization of the terrain that is on this new journey. Additionally Venus retrograde connects with Mars at 14 Leo. As Venus retrogrades to backtrack and set up the scenarios resulting from the bold and courageous Leo strides, Mars comes in to set it all into motion. This aspect activates many situations and circumstances that are ready to unfold in the EIGHT universal month of September. September is set to have new scenery and new terrain. Situations will unfold and reveal the new Virgo perspective, with a list of tasks and issues to bring into balance. Fixing and healing situations require a revised perspective to see situations as they are and to bring all of the grand Leo capabilities to a new phase; To fine-tune, improve, solve and bring to the best.
September is universally an EIGHT month, which is the same as the universal year, set to review all that has transpired with the year so far. The fact that Jupiter just moved into Virgo, while the Leo ideas, concepts and bold moves are solidified to formulate a stronger expression. Venus retrograding in Leo turns direct on September 6th with the review of collected information can begin to shift and change the scenery and terrain. September also has a Solar and Lunar Eclipse, becomes the threshold into the new Virgo expression. The New Moon/Solar Eclipse occurs on September 12th at 20 Virgo and provides the threshold into the new journey. The Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse occurs on September 27th at 5 Aires/5 Libra, which brings in a new balance between self expression and the connection with others. Mercury turns retrograde on September 17th at 16 Libra and returns back to 1 Libra on October 9th. Saturn shifts from Scorpio into Sagittarius on September 17th as well, to help solidify the new goals and directions. Mars shifts into Virgo as Pluto turns direct on September 24th, which opens up the corners, shadows and typical hiding places for ill-fated covert words and actions. Typically a week before Pluto turns direct a number of scandals hit the tabloids as Pluto has the looming deadline-oriented task to be the SWAT team finding all that has been undercover and bringing in the spotlight. This occurs just in time for the Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse on the 27th to give us all some interesting reading material. The last day of the month, Sun connects with Mercury retrograde at 7 Libra, which brings agreements with people into discussion as a new option, with the revolving door, one door opens and another closes. Jumping into the NINE month of October begins the process of the lights beginning to dim on those areas that began in 2008 the ONE year of this NINE-year cycle. The dimming continues through all of October, with scenes and connections being completed like a broadway play completing and finalizing the themes of this cycle.
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Written by Karyl Jackson
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