August Monthly Horoscope August 2018 ~ Deep Contemplation

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August Monthly Horoscope August 2018 ~ Deep Contemplation

Deep Contemplation
August 01 2018

We are fully immersed in eclipse season as August dawns: Two July eclipses are in the rearview mirror, and a rare third eclipse lies directly ahead. With the atmosphere already highly electrified by the provocative July 27 total lunar eclipse in Aquarius. On August 2nd Mars squares Uranus. This August square may be the most powerful of the three that will occur not only is retrograde Mars in progressive Aquarius, but it is also the closest it has been to the Earth since 2003, increasing its influence on our lives. Some may feel at boiling point, the current Jupiter Trine to Neptune can help you let go of anger and resentment.

With Mercury retrograde in Leo, all we can think of is how to express ourselves effectively, so we get the right kind of attention. Maybe we’re worrying about the kids, thinking about the future generation, sorely lacking in fun. With retrograde Mars square Uranus acting impulsively is not recommended. Saturn trine Uranus creates the ideal time to make positive changes. Proceed slowly and plan your longer term goals. It will help you stay calm and patient so you can plan every step methodically.

 Half of the ten primary planets are moving backward at the beginning of August (Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Neptune, and Pluto), with Chiron also moving backward and Uranus stationing retrograde on August 7. This overwhelming emphasis on retrograde planets means that we are in a very subjective phase of our development, in spite of the Leo Sun’s penchant for overt demonstration.

The partial solar eclipse on August 11 is visible in northern Europe and northeastern Asia. This is the third and final eclipse this season. The solar eclipse August 2018 astrology is mainly influenced by a conjunction to Mercury retrograde. The major themes of this eclipse will be thinking, contemplation, deliberation, discussion and debate.

Mercury, having gone retrograde on July 25, stations direct on August 18, liberating those who have been cautiously avoiding signing contracts or starting new enterprises for the previous 24 days.

The creative Jupiter–Neptune water trine perfects for the third and final time on August 19. This aspect helps us to find a positive perspective in difficult times, advances spiritual growth, and allows us to release the past.

On Sunday, August 26, the full moon falls at 3º Pisces decan 1. Fantasy and reality, the spiritual and the material… they may seem like polar opposites, but the lines separating one from the other are often more blurred than we think.This Full Moon provides an opportunity to change negative patterns and achieve (or rediscover) equilibrium. The Pisces focus also presses on the need to ensure that time is made available for purposeful contemplation or relaxing meditation, to help rebalance mind and body together, after which plans can flow more easily.

Astrological Events

26 March 2019 Venus in Pisces

Venus in Pisces

March 26 2019 until Apr 20 2019

With Venus just entering Pisces there will be much more depth of emotion. Moving out of detached Aquarius there will be more romance, gentleness, compassion and sympathy. Feelings of Love can deepe...

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31 March 2019 Mars in Gemini

Mars in Gemini

March 31 2019 until May 15 2019

In Gemini, Mars is considerably more versatile and flexible–and considerably less determined and focused! Our interests become more diversified, possibly to the point of going off on so many ...

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10 April 2019 Jupiter Retrograde in Sagittarius

Jupiter Retrograde in Sagittarius

April 10 2019 until Aug 11 2019

 Jupiter retrograde means that whatever area of growth you need to work on is so important, extra time is needed to take stock and make sure everything in order before you continue. You may be...

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24 April 2019 Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn

Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn

April 24 2019 until Oct 03 2019

Pluto retrograde in transit is a regular cycle lasting five months every year, during the opposition to the Sun. As with all outer planets, it causes less concern than the rarer inner planet retrog...

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29 April 2019 Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn

Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn

April 29 2019 until Sep 18 2019

When Saturn goes retrograde it is a good time to revisit our relationship, work on long term goals, responsibilities and duties, is a time to restructure the way we manifest our reality, and find a...

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21 June 2019 Neptune Retrograde in Pisces

Neptune Retrograde in Pisces

June 21 2019 until Nov 27 2019

When most planets turn “retrograde” (or appear to move backward), it’s as though they’re flipping a switch to shake up everything they stand for. Neptune is the dreamy plane...

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06 July 2019 Mercury Retrograde in Leo

Mercury Retrograde in Leo

July 06 2019 until Aug 01 2019

When Mercury goes retrograde, mistakes, misunderstandings, problems in communication and transportation are likely. Do not sign contracts, nor buy new items, nor begin new projects. It is an excell...

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11 August 2019 Uranus Retrograde in Taurus

Uranus Retrograde in Taurus

August 11 2019 until Jan 01 2020

  Uranus retrograde in transit is a 155 day cycle in which the planet moves about four degrees backwards through the zodiac. This is a time of restructuring internally th...

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31 October 2019 Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio

Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio

October 31 2019 until Nov 20 2019

When Mercury goes retrograde, mistakes, misunderstandings, problems in communication and transportation are likely. Do not sign contracts, nor buy new items, nor begin new projects. It is an excell...

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