July Monthly Horoscope July 2018 ~ Eclipse Season

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July Monthly Horoscope July 2018 ~ Eclipse Season

Eclipse Season
July 01 2018

July is the season of surprises, as this month kicks off the second wave of 2018’s eclipses with two of summer’s three transformational moon moments arriving July 12 and July 27. But while the pace picks up from the eclipses, five planets will be retrograde throughout July, a time to slow down, retrace our steps, and handle unfinished business. All month long, energizer Mars, structured Saturn, dreamy Neptune, and transformational Pluto are in reverse, putting our mojo and motivation in low-power mode.

Venus enters Virgo on the 9th of July which can be a time when we express our love through practical means and gestures, running errands, doing detail work, or just being there for our lovers. Love needs to make sense and have a purpose with Venus in Virgo.

Jupiter comes out of retrograde on July 10 in Scorpio where big plans could pick up steam. We can choose to use this energy to tap into our inner wealth and spiritual power for the good of all. At its most negative extreme, greedy lust for outer wealth and power can lead to the exploitation of others.

Eclipse season begins on July 12, when a partial solar (new moon) eclipse falls in caring Cancer on July 12. This indicates some sort of crisis with self-esteem, a relationship or an event. A solar eclipse opposite Pluto urges you to transform for the better. To evolve your soul so that you may live a better life and experience more satisfaction. It is most common that this would occur through a close relationship, such as a family member, close friend or partner. 

When Leo season begins on July 22, we can expect to see some showy ego trips but hopefully also more heart-centered and magnanimous moves. But Mercury the planet of communication, technology, and travel will turn retrograde in Leo from July 26 to August 19, which could flare up drama.

The full moon on July 27, 2018 at 4° Aquarius is a total lunar eclipse. A lunar eclipse is a precisely aligned, supercharged Full Moon. The Earth’s shadow falls between the Sun and Moon, and what is typically the brightest night of the month is veiled in darkness. As the light goes out, our shadows, secrets, feelings that seem too big or scary demand attention and expression. Changes that have been brewing behind the scenes are catalyzed into action, and we often see significant completions. This Eclipse is mainly influenced by Mars, making this an emotionally challenging eclipse. Mars anger and frustration could easily turn to reckless actions because of a harsh aspect to Uranus. This represents a significant turning point within the Mars in Aquarius retrograde cycle.

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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