by Michael O'Connor - Astrologer
Tip of the Month: In the big news for August is a Solar Eclipse scheduled to occur on August 21st at 11:30 am PDT. What is more is that it will be visible here in North Amerca especially in the United States with the path crossing from Atlanta to Oregon. Occurring at 28 Leo 52, if it forms a close conjunction especially, or an opposition or square to any planets or angles in your chart, powerful changes will be activated, in accordance with your destiny. For the United States, it could well serve to spark a reawakening of national unity and will also prove to be a big boost of energy for its president as it is close to exactly conjunct his Mars in Leo.
Aries (Mar. 21-Apr. 19): August will prove exciting for you. A passionate and romantic mood prevails. Yet with Mercury retrograde, you are wise to enjoy the moment and avoid making promises. Also, your words could prove to be as sharp as your mind. En garde!
Taurus (Apr. 20-May 20): Your creative drive is flowing strong. Less interested in recognition or fame, you primarily want to achieve excellence for your own satisfaction. Quality time shared with family early on then home improvement projects towards month end will hit it.
Gemini (May 21-June 20): You will want to pack in a lot this month. Inspirations to express yourself have been ignited. Your energy levels are running high and you are on an upward swing. Some security tremors will linger early on but will fade towards month’s end.
Cancer (June 21-July 22): Your heart is bursting and you want to express your love, beautifully. Bringing your best forward will prove fun and bring rewards. Your confidence levels are high. This will support you to explore new talents and modes of expression.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): You feel strong and courageous. Circumstances have required a lot of efforts behind the scenes. If you have answered that call then your confidence levels will be soaring. This momentum will build as the month progresses.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sep. 22): A busy time behind the scenes is underway. This window presents an opportunity to achieve something great. If you have been waiting for the right time to do something extra special, this is it. With focus, you could hit the jackpot.
Libra (Sep. 23-Oct. 22): Fun with friends and lovers is indicated for you this month. This is an expansive and exuberant time. This could manifest as advancement, promotions and perhaps even a whole new beginning in your love life. You will reserve the right to fully express your individuality.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your public and professional life is about to get a big boost. Your confidence levels may need extra attention, but your ambitions are strong and you are eager to capitalize. Cultural activities and travel are favored.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Some powerful, heart-opening experiences are scheduled for you this August. These may come as magical and/or mystical feelings and realization. Whatever happens, you will feel connected to your soul, profoundly.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): In the deeper scheme, themes of death followed quickly by rebirth are indicated for you this month. These are linked to important relationships. Circumstances are pushing you to exercise restraint. Be patient with yourself, others and circumstances.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Something big, important and powerful is destined to occur, especially linked to close personal relationships. You will begin to think, perceive and interpret things differently and markedly so. Love relationships could deepen.
Pisces (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): The time has come to give more of your attention to creative projects that have been on hold. Support from others and circumstances are yours to enjoy. Success with these projects could even produce big returns, financial and otherwise.
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