Aries - August 2018
Hey there, lovely rams! With the Sun directing inspirational solar energy at your house of romance for the first three weeks in August, this could be a busy month for love matters! Your confidence should be high during this period, and you will feel comfortable about letting potential partners know what you want. That said, you won’t be overly keen to led others take the lead, therefore you may be a little put off now by people whose personalities seem too immense to allow any room for you to express yourself. Someone from your past will be particularly keen to communicate between the 5th and 13th as the Sun conjuncts retrograde Mercury, and putting old misunderstandings to rights might lead to a rekindling of your love. A solar eclipse occurs in this part of your chart on the 11th, signifying a fabulous new beginning for your love life. This is a good time to express feelings of attraction to someone new or go on your first date together.
Career aims continue to be cumbersome this month, with Saturn and Pluto still retrograde in this area of your chart, joined on the 14th by Mars who is also travelling in reverse. It will feel like a ‘two steps forward, three steps back’ kind of time, so try not to push too hard for dreams which are not ready to come to reality any time soon. If you are a March-born Aries, Saturn will be squaring up to your natal Sun throughout August, and it will be especially hard for you to muster up motivation to go for those promotions and new projects, as obstacles seem to crop up wherever you turn. Rams with a birthday between the 16th and 20th of April may feel particularly stifled by Mars’s angry influence after the 15th, and need to take care around arguments with superiors in the work place, who seem to be holding you back or pouring cold water all over your plans.
The full Moon of the 26th draws attention to spiritual matters, as your intuition wins out over logic and reason, to send you some important pointers about how to move forward with your life plan. Listen to those instincts and tap into your psychic awareness. Saturn and Chiron will also be in square now until November, and there is much soul-searching to be done around this aspect, as you finally begin to put some boundaries in place between career and personal matters. You may suddenly feel a need for more space during these last few days of the month, and others’ demands will suddenly seem overwhelming. Don’t feel guilty about restricting their access to your time so that you can recharge and focus on your own goals.
Lilith is on the move this month, arriving in your house of friends on the 7th to unleash deep and intense emotions. Lilith is something of a wild child, inasmuch as she needs to be free to do as she pleases and express her deepest desires in any way possible. You might therefore begin to notice as August progresses that you are no longer happy to play the role of model friend, particularly if playing that role takes you a significant distance away from your true self. Being you is the next important step in this area of your life, and if others don’t like it, then they are not your friends! The days of the 7th to 13th bring an explosive conjunction between Lilith and Mars, as anyone trying to control you finds you are not a person to be manipulated! Have a wonderful August!