In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

Venus moves into Gemini July 4 –

Your personal clarity, vibration’ or awareness of what is going on in your life, specifically when it comes to love, or money matters, will amplify quite a bit when Venus, the planet of love, enters Gemini on July 4, 2017. Depending on your time of birth, where it will settle in your natal chart will determine its importance. Whether it’s your thoughts which are split here (should I do this…or that?) or your interests are divided…or you are feeling ever more left behind OR wanting not to have to deal with those who are not “like” you (or in favor of what you like)…that’s the first big defining qualifier of the moment. Venus, in Gemini opposite transiting Saturn can also cause you to feel questionable when it comes to decisions, mainly money or love connections.

Celebrate Independence day – Chart of USA – Our great country America was born July 4, 1776 @ approximately 2-4:30 PM in Philadelphia,, Pa, under the sensitive, moon-ruled sign of Cancer, with the Moon in the humanity sign of Aquarius. It’s Cancer influences indicate that we’re a “mothering/nurturing” country, always willing to adopt and take everyone else. It’s Moon in Aquarius is about humanity and justice for all.

Mars moves into Leo July 20, 2017 – Time to Shine. In Leo, Mars is proud, self-confident, and grand. We are spirited and have grand goals. We go after what we want in a direct, self-assured manner, desiring dramatic results. We prefer not to worry about details, and take the least complicated route to our goals. The sex drive is strong, and passion for life is high.

Full Moon in Cap July 9 – When the Full Moon is in Capricorn it works even harder to finish what was started. You’ll ask yourself what you obtained, what you have yet to achieve, and what you need to adjust to make things happen. A Capricorn Full Moon is all about success and never taking “no” for an answer. So, this is the time when you’ll get to the finish line because this Moon will help you tackle any obstacles you face along the way.

During this time the Full Moon in Capricorn faces the Sun in Cancer. Both signs are associated with security, yet they seek it in different ways. Capricorn is concerned with accomplishments and external status while Cancer wants us to tune into our feelings in search of comfort and safety. It’s not a matter of choosing to be hard or soft, sensitive or insensitive; this Full Moon is about learning how to be tough or tender depending on the circumstances. When the lesson is learned, we feel at home within ourselves and within the world around us.

New Moon in Leo July 23 – The New Moon marks the beginning of a new lunar cycle – the time when the Sun and the Moon are aligned at the exact degree. Self-expression is spurred by this lunation, personal attainment ad attention is a huge aspect here. Generally when a New Moon occurs, we see ourselves more inclined to change personal habits, reexamine love connections, look at life from a more creative standpoint. A great time to focus on getting our creative juices going.

Sun in Leo July 22. – The Sun Sign is the most obvious part of a person’s awareness into astrology. It is the obvious part of the self, the conscious side of us, it is the behavior we are most comfortable with, the every day self. what most people know without a doubt. It is also (usually) the most obvious part of the personality. But it is also just a part of who you really are. . ….As the Sun moves into Leo, ruled by the Sun, it takes on a radiance, it illuminates.


Aries ( March 21-April 20) – During this month the planets dance favorably around you, creating unexpected opportunities.. Specifically speaking, higher aspirations as well as achieving personal goals is well within your read. Also, with Mars traveling through the area of your home you may find yourself more in need for some therapeutic R&R. As it moves into Leo on July 20, conjunct the New Moon, love connections cause your heart to flutter. It’s an excellent time to seek it out..

Taurus ( April 21-May 21)- As resistant as you are to change this months planetary influences trigger a strong compulsion to reach beyond your current situation. Changes that could relate to your work/as well if your home may be altered, a much needed remedy. Adding to this, both the New moon and Mars, in the sign of Leo on the 23rd provides that extra boost to get your going in the right direction. In addition to all of this as Saturn travels through your money house you may end up taking a personal inventory of what you have and or what you do not have..

Gemini ( May 22-June 21)- Jupiter traveling through libra continues to enhance your own sign in addition to creating some great opportunities relating to speculation. Also the Full moon occurring on July 23 along with Mars moving in your area of chat, reinforces your ability to carry your own weight where communication is concerned. It’s all about spreading the word. In addition to all of this Saturn in your 7th of partnerships continues to stabilize partnerships. A much needed balance.

Cancer ( June 22-July 23)- this month as Mars continues to transit in your own sign it provides credence to be yourself socially, as well as with more intimate connections. However you may find your self a bit overwhelmed as the full moon on July 9 triggers emotions, causing you to feel a bit out of sorts. You may be spinning your wheels, however just knowing this is temporary may dull the pain. Influenced by the full moon, it’s all about taking everything in stride.

Leo ( July 24-Aug 23)- Excellent planetary formation in sync to your own sign brings about gain through finances as well as through work. In addition to all of this Mars traveling through The most private sector of your chart initiates a need/desire to clear up, and clean out the past in order to move forward. This could be an excellent week for gain through opportunity that could actually fall in your lap. Be alert and be aware.

Virgo ( Aug 24-Sept 23) – as with most Virgos you may be feeling a sense of discord as Saturn in the side of Sagittarius at odds with your own sign is triggering a much needed change in areas of work and home. However as with most Virgo’s, if it doesn’t compute then it’s better to lock it away until you are ready to face what is being presented to you. On the flip side, Mars in cancer occupying your area friendship/goals is an indication of your ability to move forward with groups and connections, and as always with sheer grace..

Libra ( Sept 24-Oct 23) – The Full Moon in Capricorn On July 9, transiting your area of home may create an over whelming need to purge, clean up, or do something creative and/or different. It also triggers emotions that may play a bit role in clearing the air, so to speak. On the flip side, the New Moon in Leo traveling through your area of friendships and goals adds zeal to your everyday routine. Friendships, getting together, or just hanging out seems to sum it all up.

Scorpio ( Oct 24-Nov 22)- As predicted, it’s all about money, work and security, yet in complete contrast, it’s also about stepping out of that box and trying to do something different and extraordinary. As Saturn continues to transit your second house of finance, as with most Scorpio’s you see yourself paying better attention, reexamining areas that need that extra something. Full Moon in Capricorn in your area of chat, brings out your more expressive style, while the New Moon in Leo accents your career endeavors. The world is at your feet, confusing, yes, but still, it’s a toss up.

Sagittarius ( Nov 23- Dec 21)- This months Full Moon in your money house highlights your spending habits. Time to sit back and pace yourself, pay better attention to your innate sense of generosity. Also,the New Moon in your area of higher aspirations inspires you beyond comprehension. Absorbing then applying lessons learned. Love matters can be quirky, but relaxed all at the same time with transiting Venus in your area of partners.

Capricorn ( Dec 22-Jan 20) – This may be your month to get back on the health track. A good month to stayed in tuned. Do some Yoga, meditate, or just change your eating habits. Get back in the groove with Venus in your 6th house of habits. Also, the Full Moon on the 9th places importance on you while shedding a limelight on given priorities. It’s all about getting it right.

Aquarius ( Jan 21-Feb 19) – Clearing out the past will only launch you into the present. With this months Full Moon occupying that hidden sector of your chart, your subconscious, it’s time to let go and move forward. Looking for humor as well as passion. In addition, Venus, the planet of lovein Gemini in sync with your own sign accents matters of the heart, with a twist..

Pisces ( Feb 20- March 20)- Career aspirations continue to grow, however with that comes lessons to learn. Venus in your area of home, reinforces family ties. Also, though you are sort of a seeker of personal space, the Full Moon this month in Capricorn encourages friendships, and/or connections with others. Good week to step out.

Janet Amid
– a columnist that writes for Sylvania Advantage. She can reached at 419-882-5510 or by e-mail at JanetAmid@aol.com. Check out our web site at www.JanetAmid.com