August is upon us and with this month comes a renewed sense of creative direction along with fresh perspectives about love, children and enjoying our lives. This begins in earnest on the 6th with the New Moon in Leo. It is from this day forward over the next 2 weeks that we have the best window to make moves to further our aims in these areas of life. There may be a new love interest on the horizon for singles out there or you may decide to take up some creative activity that will lead you to this person in the course of the months ahead. If you are in relationship you may find that you can spend more time with your lover now or plan for some romantic getaway or fun activities that bring you closer together. You will also find greater joy with your children or doing for the kids around you so throw yourself into expressing the child within and sharing your gifts with the rest of us!

There will 2 other moments this month when the Leo energy is highly charged and these will be on the 8th when Mercury moves here, bringing with him more news, offers and proposals, agreements or sales, writing or talks, ideas and decisions, that amp up the love life, creative projects, recreational outlets, or what you are doing with children. Siblings may become more involved or neighborhood activities could prove to be your doorway in, short trips will bring more fun and you may be doing things electronically or via your vehicles that tie into all of the fun. Mercury will be here until the 23rd so if you need to say it, ask for it, meet about it, write it, sell it, or sign it, in matters concerning the kids, your love life or creative opportunities, focus during this window of time.

The other moment of interest in the creative, love and children arena will be when Mars enters Leo on the 27th. Mars stirs passion and anger while motivating action so from this day forward things heat up in the love life, with the lover, in the pursuit of love, with the kids, over fun activities, or in your creative projects. You will be highly motivated or reacting to the amped up energy of the other person in the mix during the weeks ahead. This is great for getting the ball rolling but you do want to guard against being too fired up and being argumentative with the ones you love. If you do need to clear the air this will undoubtedly bring it up for you so tread lightly. If you are dating an wondering when things will heat up in the romance department, again this will do it!

August has another theme as well, coming out of your shell via work, health or what you are doing for animals. It is the beginning of a period when you will want to put more of your energy into your job assignments or pursuit of work, tackle the details and organize your situation, get cracking on paperwork, more involved with co-workers or hiring people to help out, tackling your health needs, and tending to the animals. There will be 3 days this month when you will be dealing with someone else over any issues here and trying to work out boundaries or wounded issues or needs. These days arrive on the 1st, 25th and 29th so note that information coming in or coming up on these days is meant to help you to weed through the details and figure out your situation.

The Sun moves into Virgo on the 22nd followed by Mercury on the 23rd so these days will be when more of your energy will turn to the job, work piling up, paperwork, employees, co-workers, organizing, health, and animals. From here forward you will feel like pouring more of yourself and more of your mental efforts into these subjects. If you’ve been waiting on an offer or agreement, or are ready to make a decision about these topics it will start to come together now. Because you can see this coming, you may want to give as much of your time to the kids or your lover, having fun or getting your creative projects wrapped up, before these 2 days since from here forward it may be all work, no play kinda energy.

Home related matters or anything involving real estate, moves, renovations, roommates, family, or a parent will peak on 2 different days this month. On the 7th you will be dealing with someone powerful over one or more of these subjects and making any big changes you deem necessary or are being asked to contend with. Note that Jupiter is involved so there is a level of protection around the evolutionary process going down now. On the 21st comes the other peak moment when what is going on behind the scenes, at a hospital, through research or strategies, in film, music or the arts, with spiritual pursuits, or involving some private romantic moment, will color the home matter or real estate deal, parent, move, renovation, roommate, or family. This will feel big and will involve some sudden change or new direction for you or your identity. You may feel like breaking out in some way today or just come up with some unconventional or original approach that focuses here.

Venus moves into relationship Libra on the 16th where she will do her best to help you smooth things out with romantic or business partners, your reps, clients, or the competition. She may bring a female specialist or advocate onto the scene now that is beneficial to you or help you attract love or income through an outside relationship. Note that on the 23rd/24th she will butt heads with Pluto. Venus/Pluto aspects are intense. They can be obsessional, jealous, manipulative, or deeply moving but altogether are about you evolving through powerful encounters with others today. This may involve some financial matter, a third party situation, your sex life, reproductive matters, or a divorce. If you feel yourself treading down one of these darker roads today, breathe and pull yourself up on the float, wait it out. If you meet someone today who has an earth shattering affect on your libido, well, there you have it, Pluto.

The other day of note that I want to share with you this month comes on the 20th with a FULL MOON in Aquarius. This marks a peak experience of closure, endings, or celebrations and achievements in the Aquarian field. You can expect to see things climax with a friend one way or another, for a party or event to be pivotal, for group activities or affiliations to hit a high point, your dreams and aspirations to culminate in some way, or for any interest you have in astrology, a charity, cause, or mission to peak in some way. Aquarian energy is about personal freedom and the ideal of the group, you may feel that something original about you is climaxing or that a need to break free from constraints hits an all time peak. Inventions come through and doing things that are outside the norm may beckon you now. Celebrate your soul group!

There is more to be uncovered in a private reading with Zoe. To learn what is written in the stars of your unique birth pattern and how this pattern is being triggered now and in the future regarding your love life, ambitions and spiritual path, email Zoe for rates and dates for a personal reading at http://zoemoonastrology@gmail.com 

 

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