Love, Reality and Transformation: Venus opposes Saturn

the existential astrologer

wpid-img_20150904_135947The Venus opposition to Saturn is making us look hard at what we really need in love – and what is possible.

Venus in Taurus is in opposition to Saturn Rx (retrograde) in Scorpio until July 31. The energy is shifting this month, watery planets Mars, Saturn and Sun and New Moon in Cancer too (Jul 23). In August the lunar nodes change signs and we have eclipses! The karmic axis changes gears and moves from Leo/Aquarius to Cancer/Capricorn (more on that soon).  There’s also a tension, as Mars aligned with Sun squaring Uranus bringing agitation, oddness and unexpected accidents. Those who have Mars as ruler or in the 6th house need to take great care of their health as Mars in tense aspect can create risk of injury and tension issues – headaches, cramps and stiff muscles. As August unfolds these tensions and ambiguities will clear away and new opportunities, invitations and…

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Author: Grandtrines

Like so many people, I am a paradox. I am a politically conservative vegetarian. I am from a Christian background, and still tend to like those values, but am a metaphysical astrologer trained in science who has an interest in the magic of ancient Egypt and a weird belief that some piece of our essence can live on a server. I live in Texas, but like chatting with my international Wordpress pals the best. I learn by teaching. Technically, I am a "Leo," but I am very, very Aquarian with a dose of Scorpio. I bitterly complain about Algol (and Algol personaliites), yet it is the one star that defines me most (other than Regulus). (Which, oddly, makes me an Algol personality.) I am a reclusive lover of peace and quiet who has the Ascendant in the Via Combusta (the most conflict ridden part of the zodiac). I am an incredibly private person with a blog with over 800 followers and 50 to 150 regular daily visitors. I could go on, but I think you get the picture.