VENUS the planet of pleasure and play is now in the structured, earthy sign of Capricorn where it will remain for a while due to the December/Janurary retrograde phase. When VENUS is in Capricorn, it reinforces our sense of security, yet in a more dignified, structured way. It brings with it a sense of integrity and awareness, that above all brings reality and focus into our everyday lives. In the goat sign of Capricorn, her balance to transiting Neptune brings forth the clarity of spirituality as well as stability. VENUS in Capricorn merely reminds us that everything has purpose, that there is a reason for all that exists. This is a no nonsense sign, with a sense of true commitment. No frills, no fantasy, just down right meat and potatoes, let’s get to the bottom of it all sign. Those born under the sign of Libra, Aries, Cancer and Capricorn are most affected by this transit. For others where it falls in your chart will determine its influence.
VENUS IN RETROGRADE DEC 20-THROUGH JAN 31, 2014 – When VENUS is in retrograde, it creates a pause in our everyday living. A retrograde forces us to sit back and reevaluate our everyday life. It can affect how we handle our money, our values, our personal relationships, personal as well as work related. It is the catalyst for our internal compass. This may be a time where you retreat and hide, or on the flip side you may find yourself more outgoing and in the limelight. Life at this time can be challenging, it’s how you react to the influence that counts. Anything that has been buried or hidden suddenly surfaces. A secret romance, hidden money, feelings about someone or something. It’s a time to really be at the top of your game.
Aries: March 21-April 20 – A very strong week for creating some resolution where career matters are concerned as VENUS hovers over the zenith part of your chart. A good week to take things in stride, get over than anguish of trying to balance every given situation and just do your thing. What may appear to be true, may not be so. Be careful when assuming.
Taurus April – May 21- Relationships, specifically love related, may have a tendency to overwhelm you, so it’s important to set the necessary limits. Also, your financial situation may ease up considerably within the next few weeks as you clearly see yourself creating better boundaries for yourself and others.
Gemini ( May 22-June 21)- For the next few weeks or so, importance is placed on money matters as VENUS influences your partners money and yours. Seriously, it’s time to take stock of what is going on around you, don’t cut corners. Also where love matters are concerned , your desire to troubleshoot may cause you to feel totally exasperated. It’s important to to be true to yourself.
Cancer ( June 22-July 23)- The framework of your life at this time seems to be focused on how you see yourself and/or how others may see you. Take this time to focus on your given priorities, while trying not to jump into anything hasty. Also be aware that realtionships can be a bit hectic as VENUS travels through your hosue of partners. Look at life from their perspective for a change.
Leo ( July 24-Aug 23)- As VENUS travels through Capricorn, changes are a definite in your personal life as you may suddenly have a yen to change everything around you specifically speaking, your health. It’s time to take control of yourself and your everyday life. Also, better to hold off selling or doing anything too drastic if possible until Feb 2014. Also love can be interesting as well as prosperous. Time to get your household in order.
Virgo ( Aug 24-Sept 23)- With VENUS traveling through Capricorn you may find yourself a bit more daring then ever this month. Your need/desire to step out of the box is well indicated. In addition, relationships, business and personal, during this time, may be going through a complete transition.
Libra ( Sept 24-Oct 23)- Jupiter at odds with your own sign may cause you to feel very overwhelmed with work matters as VENUS in Capricorn may create tension on the homefront. Its very important to take stock of every given situation that comes your way. Don’t try to overcompensate for what you may or may not have..
Scorpio ( Oct 24-Nov 22)- Approach business matters with clear communicationthis month, as VENUS travels in your area of chat. This is a great time to express yourself fully. You should be in fine form and ready to meet any of the challenges ahead. However, friendships and family may be going through a turning point. Time to set things right.
Sagittarius ( Nov 23-Dec 21)- As VENUS travels through your money house you may be finding yourself more inclined to spend. It’s important that you pay attention to every cent that comes in and every penny that goes out. Also, you may be undergoing some changes in how you handle your finances. Time to buckle down. This is not the time to be overly generous.
Capricorn ( Dec 22-Jan 20)-. You may be feeling tense this week, as work and personal matters may overwhelm you. Though friends and co workers have your back, you may without realizing it still feel as though you are in a tailspin.. Time to get yourself in gear and pay attention. .
Aquarius ( Jan 21-Feb 19) So much has happened within the last few years, now it is time for you to buckle down and get things going in the right direction. However be aware that Saturn at odds with your own sign, may unknowingly cause you to trip up. Be aware of every step you take.
Pisces ( Feb 20- March 20)- For many of you, this is a much need time for introspection, you may find yourself already in deep thought. . This period will definitely force you out of your cocoon. Use this time to work on creativity, take some time for yourself as Venus transits your area of though. . Do what you do best.
Astrological Tips: Pace yourselves considerably. Don’t make unnecessary large purchases. Take care when traveling.