Capricorn - August 2019
Greetings, Capricorn! The heavens are alive with lots of lunar activity in August, as a black moon month sends two new Moons to shower you with opportunities! Venus accompanies all the lunar events this month, which closely links this fresh start energy to love and affection, social activities and kindness. The new Moon on the 1st shines a light on debts and credit, and is very fortuitous for obtaining a mortgage, loan or credit card. Watch your spending under Venus’s influence, she likes to live a life of luxury and isn’t the most practical of planets. Venus also opposes the full Moon on the 15th, a time for tightening your belt, as unexpected bills make it harder to manage your money. The new Moon of the 30th is positive for travel and could send you on a last minute holiday getaway; again here we see a desire for beautiful views and extravagant accommodation. A holiday romance could also be on the cards.
With Uranus retrograde after the 12th in your house of love and leisure, letting your hair down and being spontaneous could be tricky, as you suddenly feel a strong urge for some private time to reassess your priorities. You probably won’t be sure what you want under the influence of this transit, as you find yourself suddenly bored with what has interested you for so long. Creatively and artistically, this will be a very original time, when others might not appreciate your work as you would like. Keep going, all this will change by the autumn when Uranus changes back into first gear, and others will suddenly begin to appreciate the genius behind your inventions. Difficulties may also arise when Uranus squares up to Mercury from the 12th to 20th; this isn’t the best of weeks to plan social activities with friends, or arrange romantic dates, as squabbles are likely.
Mercury steps back into your house of transformation on the 12th, this time in forward motion, and deep and meaningful discussions with a loved one which didn’t go too well during the last two weeks in July, will be back on the table now for resolution. These talks will require emotional intimacy and some deeply honest admissions, as the topic turns to subjects which people may generally not feel comfortable discussing. Prepare yourself for an intense time, but know also that you are strengthening bonds and establishing trust. Mercury and Jupiter mix energies between the 18th and 24th, and this is an extremely psychic time for you, in which you will be very in tune with the sensitivity of the atmosphere around you. Use your skills to hone your spiritual talents.
Expanding on your knowledge of the universe is the name of the game after the 19th of August, as Mars takes charge in your house of learning. He will soon have you off on an adventure to somewhere mysterious and wonderful, and you will be fighting moral causes and sticking up for the underdog everywhere you go. Saturn’s longstanding sextile with Neptune, which persists until the year end, is also encouraging you to be more creative with your communication, and is this is an excellent month to write creatively or tell your life story to others. Some good energy days to achieve your aims here are the 2nd to 4th, 11th to 13th, 21st to 23rd and 30th and 31st when the Moon forms helpful aspects to your natal Sun. Watch out around the 18th to 20th and 25th to 27th however, energy levels will be low and you could feel more irritable than usual. Have a great month!