Today, I am joined by my friend and colleague Alex Amorosi, and we will be breaking down your horoscopes for September. We've got a few key transits that we will be looking at for all 12 signs.
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Hey, everyone. This is Adam Elenbaas from Nightlight Astrology. Happy Monday, everybody. Today, I am joined by my friend and colleague Alex Amorosi, and we're going to be breaking down your horoscopes for the month of September. We've got a few key transits that we're going to be looking at for all 12 signs, and it's really great to be back doing a podcast with Alex again.
Over the summer, it was a little hit or miss for our schedules, and I was traveling. Alex actually stepped in a few times for me and did some horoscopes, which I know you guys gave some great feedback about. I know you guys love it when Alex is here, so I'm really glad to have him back today.
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Oh, yay, back together.
Yes. It was an eventful summer. I mean, certainly, I know we were just talking about it. But you know, for a lot of people out there and for both of us, it was a big transits.
Yeah. Oh, yeah. It's been like, you know, it's been as an astrologer or maybe someone who's just really into astrology. You just got a masterclass on Leo and Taurus this summer.
Big time, and yeah, gosh, I heard so many. I mean, over this over the course of especially July and August, I'd say 75% of my client reading seemed to be focused on the Venus retrograde in particular. So that was a huge transit. Yeah, well, I know that everyone really appreciated having you here filling in for me a few times while I was gone and participating in horoscopes over the summer, but it's nice to, like, get the band back together now.
Yeah, I agree. I agree. It was really fun to do that, and I'm just grateful, you know, for entrusting me with this wonderful community. It was really fun. Really fun.
Yeah, totally. If you guys want to learn more about Alex, if this is your first time meeting Alex on the show, you can learn more about him at alexamorosi.com, where you can learn more about his different offerings, his readings and healing services that he provides as an energetic healer as well and you can also learn more about and follow Alex's work, especially his astrology work on Instagram at Alexamorosihealing.
I'll promote that again at the end, just in case you missed it. But yeah, so Alex, we're going to look at actually speaking of the Leo Taurus axis that has been our focus over the summer; it has to be this month again because the biggest transits of the month are, once again, across the Leo Taurus axis.
Let's go through them a little bit here. So this is the real time clock, September 1. On September 3, Venus will turn direct in the sign of Leo. So let's scoot this up here, and you'll see the little s under Venus right here, and so that's the indication that Venus is changing directions on September 3. We're going to see that change of direction really over the course of the third, fourth, fifth, right around that time, or even the first in second, give it like three to five days about for a planet like Venus to be turning direct.
Then just a few days later, we have Mercury is retrograde at the same time. So just a few days later, we have Mercury will be cazimi at the heart of the Sun, and that's taking place right around September 6. We're going to talk a little bit in some of the horoscopes today about the fact that Mercury is finishing its retrograde in the sign of Virgo this month; it'll be turning direct Mercury will on September 15. Now, we also have a couple of transits from Venus that are going to complete the process that Venus started all the way back in June.
So Venus will go through a square once more to Jupiter. You're going to see that square from Venus to Jupiter on September 17. Now, we saw that square back in June, and we saw it again in August. Now we're seeing it for the final time after Venus is direct, right about the 16th, and then the last major transit from Venus that Venus has also done twice already is Venus is square to Uranus. So the square to Uranus will come on September 29 At the very end of the month, and that square we've also seen twice earlier in the summer through direct motion through retrograde motion, and now again through direct motion.
So, two major events this month would be the Mercury retrograde completing its work in the sign of Virgo. Venus retrograde, completing her work in the sign of Leo and then pushing back through those squares to Jupiter and Uranus. So a lot of action across the Leo Taurus axis this month, and then you could say, for some signs out there, especially double-bodied or mutable signs, you're going to see some action from Mercury stationing and turning direct, as well, and other some other notable transits that I covered in the major transits of the month of September at the end of last week, you might want to take a look at that video because we don't cover every single transit when we do our horoscopes.
We try to focus on the biggest dynamics of the month and narrow them down for all 12 signs. But take a look at that video if you want to see what else is going on, and then follow my channel throughout the month as we take deeper dives into all of the transits one at a time as they're coming up.
But what Alex and I are going to do today is we're basically going to be taking a look at the Leo Taurus access again; for some people, we might throw in the Mercury retrograde finishing up in Virgo, and then other things that jumped out at us as we go along. So let me just put this back to the beginning of September; any general impressions for the month of September you want to share, Alex, before we get started.
I mean, it feels like the concluding act of the play of Venus is retrograde. You know, usually what I find when there's a 123 path like this with a planet where you get direct motion aspect, and you get a retrograde aspect and then a redirect motion aspect, I find that redirect, which we're in now the third path tends to be a little bit more like the concluding act like the first pass, the opening is kind of like the opening what's going to be discussed here; the retrograde tends to be like processing; we're going over that information or unpacking of it, and I feel like the third pass is the opportunity to start to bring tie up knots and bring the story to some kind of conclusion. There's kind of a general sense I get from this.
Yeah, I feel like the other way of putting it is very similar to what you just said, Alex is the first pass, and direct motion is sort of like the hint as to what's coming in retrograde is often where, you know, the there's an eruption of unconscious material and then in the direct motion, it's like, I'm integrating, I'm processing, I'm healing, I'm recovering. I'm gaining the insights, or I'm putting things into action, but it's sort of cleanup duty.
Yeah, yeah, exactly, and I feel like that's really where we're heading this month, and especially, you know, a great ally for that is Mercury's long stay in Virgo in terms of putting things together, making the precise getting them in order refiling you know, your inner world in a way. So I think that's it's we've got a lot of allies this month in that in that Yeah.
I like that. Mercury's retrograde at the outset was almost conjoining Mars, but it refrain goes backward, and at the end, it stationing, turning direct, and refraining from an opposition to Saturn. So it's really interesting the way that Mercury has sort of curved this careful path around the malefics from start to finish as well as Mercury being protected in its own chariot, in Virgo in its exultation and its own domicile.
As we're in the mix of it right now, and I should knock on wood as I say this, it has felt like a pretty constructive retrograde, and it's felt like one that's not been like, Oh, look at is everything completely goes off the rails and you know, your whatever, you know, the ways in which things haven't worked, I have felt like have been very informative and helpful, and it almost feels like a useful little chiropractic adjustment for Mercury this time. There are some Mercury retrogrades that really feel chaotic, and it just hasn't felt that way thus far.
No, it's felt in a very, very good fashion, quite orderly. It's like, well, it's happening for a reason, and we're doing it for this.
Yeah, yeah, totally. So interesting. I was just reflecting, and we'll go over this maybe when we hit the Taurus horoscope, but I, as a Taurus rising, it's in my fifth, and one of the things that I did was I just I made some helpful adjustments to my macros, which for people who don't know is the split between say, your carbs, your protein and your fat that you'll track when you're, you know, like, I go to the gym so my trainer gives me macros, like ideally hit around this many calories, and this split of protein to fat to carbs, and adjusting the macros has made a huge difference, and that's been happening in my fifth house, which has a lot to do with pleasure.
It's like, how do I get those treats into my meal without having too many carbs or blah, blah, blah, and I just made some adjustments in my diet; I think it's making a really big, really big difference, and I just feel like that's the kind of retrograde it's been so far like, I haven't heard total horror stories of everything going completely off the rails for people, there's usually been like, a kind of revisionary energy has been very constructive and helpful overall.
Yeah, and I think you know, especially because we have that wide trine to Jupiter and Mercury moving back through a trine to Jupiter too, there's a little bit of, like, my friends have had a couple of things like the Saturn where it's just been like, that could have been a disaster. But actually, it's turning out to be the best thing that could have happened, or that could have really, you know, something happened that could have really, you know, been annoying, or really difficult to deal with. But actually, it's going to turn out to be a positive, and you can hear Jupiter in what they're saying, right? It's a positive path forward with possibilities, and like, so I think it is very constructive in that way.
Yeah, for sure, totally. Well, let's put the, let's put the real time clock up and dive in. So here we go. I'll start off with Aries, and then Alex and I are going to switch off and, at the end, chime in for each other's takes. That way, we'll split up the signs a little bit in terms of who's leading. Starting with Aries, the important aspects, and we went over those dates if you want to go back to the beginning, but you know, Venus turns direct on the third, you've got the square to Jupiter from Venus Taurus, on the 17th and then the 29th, Venus square Uranus. So it breaks up the month really nicely beginning is the direct motion, middle of the month is the square to Jupiter end of the month is the square to Uranus.
Now, let's go ahead and take a look here for Aries. This is a second fifth house dynamic, and it has been all summer long. You know, the succedent houses were defined primarily in terms of things that, in time, would become more powerful or more prominent. So there's a lot of things that are in these houses are things that are in the process of being developed and that, in time, they become more potent if we give them energy and attention.
So think right now about creative endeavors that could bear fruit in terms of money or resources, the fifth house second house connection; I think about how we spend our time, money, energy, and resources for the sake of fun, pleasure, enjoyment, creativity, recreation and that right now there's been a several months worth of emphasizing these areas.
So, on the one hand, you could see someone who doesn't spend their time, money, energy, or resources in the right way getting feedback to improve upon something or revise something. You could also see someone getting the feedback saying, Hey, are you having any fun? Are you enjoying yourself? Do you feel creatively satisfied? If not, adjust the way you're using your time, your energy, your money, or your resources. You could get feedback for someone who might be, you know, maybe you're drinking, eating, smoking, dancing too much. Okay, you can't ever dance too much, maybe. But maybe you are.
I don't know, man. I've done it.
It's funny, like while Venus was squaring Uranus, Ashley and I went and saw Pink perform here in Minneapolis. She's so cool, man, and she has the song. I think it's called I'm Never Gonna Not Dance Again. I think that's how it goes. But anyway, Pink would not like my read on that horoscope. But yeah, I mean, if you've been like, for example, the fifth house and a Venus retrograde can be about an alcoholic hitting a rock bottom.
So, the pleasure principle can be a beautiful part of the fifth house, or it can be a problematic part. So, looking at that right now, Venus-Jupiter can be about extravagance or expensive taste or overindulging; that might be some of the feedback that Arians are getting.
But also, again, what are you investing in for your future? And does it bring you joy? This could be about people looking at their budgets and deciding whether or not they can afford to have another child, or, you know, family planning could come up in this combination as well. So, there are some of the things that I'm seeing for Aries right off the top.
The other thing I would add for Aries that I have my eye on for the month of September is the development of Mars and Libra in your seventh house. That is your ascendant ruler; you know the planet that rules our ascendants in horoscopes can be very powerful, and so we have a debilitated Mars traveling along with the South Node in Libra in the seventh house.
I wonder if now through, you know, a good way through October, there aren't some challenges in relationships, things you're confronting, difficult choices, conversations that you have to have, the distribution of power or responsibility, and relationships as topics that you're looking at as well. It's probably not the easiest, but someone with some diplomacy and tact might be able to get some solid things done or even find some allies or people to partner with. But it would probably require some skilled negotiating. So those are some of the things that I'm seeing for Aries; do you want to add anything in?
Yeah, I think you know, one of the things I'm also noticing with Aries rising here as you have Capricorn is your midheaven, which is known for its ambition, hard work, and it's due diligence, not always known for enjoyment, and I feel like with Venus, squaring your Jupiter and Uranus in your second house, there's an opportunity here to see like, you know, it doesn't have to be your career, but I think I've gone over this in some of the horoscopes I've done for you to Adam, but like, is, are you open to ways that income can come in or even just a boost in the way your self worth, your self value is held within you, that brings the hustle enjoyment to it.
I keep thinking of, like, you know, you start starting an Etsy shop, or an art shop or something like that, like, even if it's just something on the side that feels like, it allows you to creatively express yourself, um, that maybe doesn't turn into your sort of primary career. But it's like, I feel like with Venus in that fifth house, there's just, it's in her joy. It's just such a strong placement for her to go back over the things of, like, what brings me enjoyment in terms of the way related to Jupiter and Uranus; I might generate some income from that, even if it's not a primary career.
Yeah, there's sometimes the second and fifth will get played out, like, you know, you're going to change the way you do business or work entirely, as you know, in order to satisfy your, your creative skills or gifts. So the truth is that you know, the fifth house, like this world, is not super supportive of fifth house people. You know, it's like, my daughter was just recently asking me, like, she said wanted to be an artist to someone at school, like a summer camp that she was at, and they go, Well, there's some kid, this is like a second grader. They go, well, artists don't make any money. Second grade, you know, I was like, Holy crap. I mean, that's early to be. So I just was like, she was like, is that true?
You know, and I was like, Well, the world doesn't always appreciate art, and I said, think about it. When we go, you know, to the store, we go out, we have to get things you don't really see, a lot of art shops do. You know? And she was like, oh, yeah, you know, and I was like, but that's not because art isn't beautiful or valuable, or you shouldn't do it.
It's just that the world doesn't always value art as much as maybe it should, and so we were talking about that, you know, and it's just like, with clients, too. It's like, the fifth house is tough because, well, in this world in general, you know, Venus is not, that we'll put it this way, like the artistic side of Venus is not something that a lot of people will find themselves becoming, you know, wealthy from or even able to, like, support or sustain their themselves through.
But I would say that bringing elements of creativity, bringing elements of Venus, or the fifth house into the way we're doing our life that you can, you can find creative outlets in a lot of ways and I think that the challenge may be the fifth house, the second house is how do I honor acknowledge and incorporate more of Venus into every area of my life so that there's just more Venus growing in the garden, so to speak.
Agreed, agreed, and that can be so even if it doesn't turn into like, you know, this is what I actually do for my work. It can provide you with that outlet that makes you feel so much more fulfilled and happy and even enhances the rest of your life in a lot of ways just to have that creative outlet of expression, and it can look in so many different ways.
Absolutely. Well, let's move on to Taurus rising. We'll put Taurus on the ascendant. The Taurus banner is blocking Venus in the fourth house; they'll take it down, but you can; why don't you start us off on this one?
Alright, so Venus Taurus rising; we have Venus starting to turn direct in your fourth house, squaring Jupiter and Uranus in Taurus in your first house. You know, one of the immediate things that comes to me about this is, you know, maybe having gone through in the retrograde looking at unconscious patterns or unpacking of ideas of your relational style, from ideas that you've inherited from your ancestry, your parents or the environment you grew up in your sort of primary nurturing environment, you're growing up, and seeing how you know, maybe that's affecting your belief structure Jupiter in your first house, the way you sort of hold yourself within your belief structure, and how you present yourself to the world.
I think, you know, a lot of times we, you know, I definitely discovered this in a lot of therapy over the years that we don't realize how often what we're presenting to the world is a combination of so much of our ancestral lineage, and especially the way we relate to others and our relational style.
So I'm wondering if that's getting unpacked for you a little bit this month, and then maybe, you know, with Mercury in your fifth house, that's, you know, Mercury going retrograde in your fifth house, having cazimi with the Sun. There's some understandings around the way you think about kids, having kids, the way you relate to your kids already, or talk to you or communicate or think to your kids or think about kids. Or even in the way that you get a little bit more precise about the things creatively that you want to draw into the world. So that's my opening salvo on Taurus.
Yeah, I like that. The combination of changes around home family roots, living environment, ancestral karma is so intimately tied to how Tauruses are reconfiguring their own identities right now. Yeah and you know, whether that means that you're becoming a parent, or that means that you're moving to be closer to family or moving away from family, there are decisions that have to do with where I came from, my parents, my roots, where I belong, and who I'm becoming, or who I want to become and how I want to expand or grow or change. Jupiter-Uranus in the next year for Taurus risings is like a little personal renaissance for Tauruses. Well, right now, the choices are the foundation for that renaissance is being laid, as it relates to matters of home and family or ancestral history or something like that.
Yeah, it's really interesting. I think that, like, you know, one of the constant sort of inner workings that we have, as we get older, maybe the inner balance that we're trying to figure out is Who am I individually in my style? And how do I also incorporate the best of my lineage? Into my style, and then how I'm presenting it to the world? It's a really interesting balance we strike as we get older.
Yeah, yeah, absolutely. Let you know; there's probably nothing else that really jumps out at me for Tauruses this month since it's so angular that in the first house is so emphasized; I suspect this is exactly where the action is. It is interesting that the fifth house has the Mercury retrograde, maybe a bit of creative revision; for example, as a Taurus rising.
I find it interesting that during the completion this month of September, I'll be returning to take guitar lessons for the first time since I took some when I was young, but otherwise, I've just been self taught and fiddling around. So this will be the first time that I've taken guitar lessons. It's really interesting for me to see that Mercury retrograde in the fifth house of creativity and maybe some emphasis on changes around creativity and joy and fun and pleasure and recreation and things like that as well.
Yeah, and taking lessons too. So formalizing and a very Virgo idea, right. So it was making it excellent. Getting precise.
Yeah, totally, totally, and I suspect that the guitar teacher that I will be working with, I don't know his astrological profile, but I look at him, and I'm like, he's got to be a Virgo. I just have a feeling that he's a really good teacher.
Virgos Adam, trust me. A lot of Virgo in the music world.
Okay, let's see here. Let's go to Gemini on the ascendant. Let's put that up. So, a Gemini on the ascendant. I'll take this one to start us off. We've got the connection between Venus and Jupiter and Uranus across the third and 12th house axis. Now, this is interesting because when you think of the process of Jupiter Uranus in the 12th house, it's a curious place for a Jupiter-Uranus conjunction because that conjunction is so much about, you know, the transcending of limitations and the breaking out of habits and behaviors that we feel stuck in. But the 12th house is by its very nature a pretty stuck place. It's was called The Joy of Saturn, and it's considered a blind spot for the native; this is the spot that you can't see; this is the material that keeps you stuck in the most self-destructive or, you know, unconscious behaviors and habits and patterns.
Well, one thing that Jupiter-Uranus can do very positively then is delivered breakthroughs that come as these, you know, eruptive moments from the unconscious, it's like, the unconscious releases that potential for breakthrough an evolution and, and sort of transcendence, but by being released from the unconscious, it means that we're grappling with something difficult or something that's been in the shadows. So, you know, that is the definition in many ways of a healing crisis that's ultimately very positive. But you sort of can't get there until you unless you encounter it through the 12th house, which is the place of shadows.
So, you know, it reminds me a bit of a psychedelic experience where some of the worst trips are the best ones, you know, the worst experiences, lead to the most positive, significant changes in lifestyle and behavior in mind and connect that also to Venus retrograde in the third house, one area of unconscious exploration could be about the way that we act and behave unconsciously, every single day with other people.
The third house is called the Joy of the Moon, and it's sort of like the fish in the water; they don't know that they're swimming in it, and I've used that example a bunch before the third house. But when Venus is retrograde in the third house, it's like all of your very every day sort of habits and behaviors, in relationships in love in, with siblings, or with neighbors or with coworkers, people that you people that are like the fish swimming around in your little tank with you every day.
There's so much like we jokingly one time called the third house, the junk drawer, you know, the reason for that is because it's filled with all of this, like common stuff that you can really take for granted. But that is so much a part of your everyday life. The moon in ancient astrology, the third house, is literally like a depiction of everything that's constant in your environment around you day in and day out.
So when Venus is making changes in that area, it usually means that the way you relate to other people is going through a significant change that could be, for example, new neighbors or moving in, or it could be that your sister's getting married or in the people who are in your life on the regular that there are changes in them in their lives that are coming in and dramatically changing the environment.
Or it could be that there are now we're adding in the 12th house, Jupiter Uranus conjunction that there are eruptions of unconscious material that are forcing you to look at the relationships that are very every day, very common, starting to see things that you weren't able to see previously about them.
See patterns of thought, behavior, and communication in yourself and others around you that you weren't able to see before. But it could also put you in contact with unconscious patterns or material with siblings or with sisters, in particular with Venus or the women in your everyday environment, or something like that.
So, I would also just look at Venus as the pleasure principle and as the beautifying principle, and how she is present in the everyday environment that you live in through beauty and pleasure and how you need to look at that. What kind of shadow material exists around beauty and pleasure in your everyday life. The Jupiter-Uranus conjunction ultimately is trying to create a breakthrough for Geminis right now in contact with this kind of Venus.
Oh, I love all that. You know, I'm thinking of a time in my life when I think Jupiter was actually transiting my 12th house. I think it was when Jupiter was in Cancer. I had a really skilled therapist as my first therapist, and he did a little bit of a, you know, therapy jujitsu on me one session that just kind of came over like this very subtle little thing that he said that blew me back in my chair.
That was an unconscious pattern that I had for many years that was causing a certain relational thing to keep happening, and I think I sat there for about a minute and a half. I was so like; it was like the light had gone on; it was a very Jupiter Uranus moment in the end, have your Uranus there but a 12th house moment where all of a sudden I can't unsee this and in forever changed the way that I relate to other people it changed what was even happening around me just from that one little tiny lightning strike that came in.
So I mean, that's just an example of what you're saying. But I also, you know, my eye keeps getting drawn to a great ally here, which is Pluto in your eighth house. I think that there's something related to that Pluto of I'm really digging through the deeper energetic, longer, more bound connections you might have to other people, and how that's been going on below the surface and where you might not have been able to see it. I think Pluto plays a role for you in the eighth house this month to my eye just went right there as soon as we started talking about this.
Yeah, if there are things you need to see about other people, that's a great point that that that is likely involved, especially the 12th house, which tends to reveal secrets as well with Uranus in the Venus to Uranus in the 12th. Surprise here's something you haven't been able to see.
Right and then, like you said, you know that helps change your everyday environment, what's going on around you, because you'll be able to see it very differently within you.
I'll just mention really quick, before we go on to Cancer, the Mercury, turning the Mercury retrograde and turning direct in the fourth house would suggest some tie into your home, your family, and your living environment that there are probably some reorderings of some kind happening there at the same time. That's kind of interesting that Mercury is also trining Jupiter and eventually Uranus in the 12th house as well for sure. Let's go on to Cancer.
All right, so Cancer rising, we have Venus turning direct in your second house, we have Jupiter and Uranus in Taurus in your 11th house; I could see this as coming into a sense of maybe really understanding the value of your own resources, and maybe in how they have been in relationship to people within a social, professional network.
I've really been thinking a lot, Adam, about Venus in Leo this summer as value and what we value, and our values, and I feel like there's something here about like, you know, maybe taking a stand for or understanding like, my resources have value, what I produce into the world, what I bring into the world has value, it is something that can help prop me up and hold me up that succedent house.
So the first house as the second house, but I think also there might be something that comes as a blessing or a sudden, kind of out of the blue. Understanding that comes about that thought about that, that idea of value through the 11th House topics, which I always think of as networks. I know we think of it as allies traditionally, or people who were benefactors, but people who you are in relationship with. But I think usually more in sort of like a professional way or a way that gives you like a leg up and those sorts of ideas.
Yeah, I like the idea of allies that a change of values reflects a change in who you consider your people to be or your friends or allies to be. I wonder about, you know, the evaluation of different business deals or arrangements and also a shift, if you think about the 11th house is the house of long-term dreams, hopes and wishes, which is one of the primary things that it represented is that it was called The Joy of Jupiter and the house of, you know, wishes and aspirations.
How are your long-term dreams, goals, and personal aspirations changing right now? It may be in relation to a change of business, a change around money or resources, or just a shift in values, you know, when we say changing values, what we really mean, I think when we say that with Venus is a change in what we find desirable. You know, what is beautiful? What is valuable to me, and as that is changing, then our long-term dreams and aspirations are changing, and that's also probably going to bring new people or new social dynamics into our life; it's like, well, if I decide I really want to be a parent, and I'm going to choose that over, say, working more, well, that's going to change.
Not only does it reflect a change in values and a change of long term aspirations, but it probably changes who you're going to spend your time with. You'll spend your time with other parents, or whatever the case may be. That's just an example that comes off the top of my head, but I think the point we're both making here is that whatever Venus reflects as a change around energy or time and resources in the second house is going to be correlated to people in groups on some level.
Yeah, absolutely. There's I can't remember the exact saying, there's a saying and a lot of motivational literature about like, you know, the people you surround yourself with, you know, some reflect how you felt what you hold to be important or something like that. There are a couple of phrases I've heard like that, and I think that there could be some revisions that you might be looking at or have looked at during the retrograde process that now we're being implemented as Venus starts to go direct.
My wife is a Cancer rising, and I can't help but notice that as Mercury is retrograde in the third house, that place of the everyday environment, that she is preparing for an entirely new schedule as we now have both of our kids going to school. So, the babysitter's schedule has to change, driving to school and picking up, and it's like a whole new daily organization that she's been working on. It's very Mercury retrograde in Virgo in the third house, you know, yeah, but there could be something like that going on for Cancers right now where there's the need to reorder, reorganize, or implement new ways of being in your everyday activities.
So that's a great illustration of the third house, two items, all those things you don't really think about that are so every day that just form the environments container of your day.
So for Leos, we have Leo on the ascendant now, and Venus is going to be finishing her retrograde in your first house, squaring Jupiter and Uranus in the 10th. So you got these angular houses, which are super strong for Leo risings, and I'm sure Alex, as a Leo rising, can speak to this. But I mean, first of all, Venus retrograde over the course of the summer is probably about a significant shift; it's very personal.
It can be a change in identity, a change in appearance, a change in wardrobe, a change in how you think or present yourself to the world. It can also be about quite literally how you are going through a transformation because of changes in relationships. Who am I after a breakup? Or who am I now that I'm getting serious with someone? That can be part of Venus retrograde in the first house.
This would also be coming along with significant breakthroughs development and a kind of an aspirational and evolutionary thrust that's happening in the 10th house of career. You know, I can't help but notice, Alex, as you're the Leo rising here, that you're this summer, you've your business and your astrology work. You've got a newsletter coming out? It's like you really started. I mean, it feels like Jupiter-Uranus in your 10th house right now. Anyway, maybe you could reflect more on this for us.
But just the connection between what I feel called to do, maybe professionally, or what do I want my reputation or my skills or my abilities to be and how do I want to contribute to the world, coinciding with a pretty deep transformation of identity that's happening right now for Leos?
Well, yes, Adam, yes to all of that; check every single box you just said. Literally my life; I mean, it's exactly what's happening. So yeah, I mean, my identity is shifting I am, you know, getting pretty serious with someone where after being single for a very long time and having established a whole identity about I am single, and I find being so independent, and, this amazing guy walks into my life, and we're really getting serious now it's been six, seven months and it's like, really turning into something and it's amazing, and, but it is a big shift in my identity and more so than I think I hadn't anticipated.
Oh, I was this, you know, I was in this independent place, and I was kind of lonely, but now I'm with this amazing person, and then that comes with the responsibilities that I'm very happy to have a relationship, but it's a whole different way that I'm starting to see myself which has really gone into full force over the summer that's when you know, things have really started to move and, you know, with Jupiter and Uranus yeah, I've taken what I do a lot more seriously.
I think that I have added a little bit more discovery of, like, who, you know, one thing I always say to yoga teachers because this is the primary way that I've understood my teaching work is what kind of yoga teacher do you want to be? And I've been thinking a lot this summer a lot about what kind of astrologer and healer I want to be? How do I want my astrology? Where do I want the thrust of my astrology work to be who do I, you know, who How can I be of most benefit and refining that? So that's all been really up for me? Yes, sir.
Yeah absolutely. So you can track that for Leos in general, right now, that that for all of you out there. You know, the question is, how are you changing as a person, and what does Venus have to do with it, and then how are those changes tracking alongside this kind of energy of acceleration, expansion, and evolution taking place in the career house?
I think that, you know, the other thing that you might add in a little bit is right now, for this little window in September, Mercury is also doing some work in your house of money, resources, and finances. You might see some shifting around there somehow, as well. Yeah. Let's go ahead to Virgo rising, put Virgo on the ascendant, and hand it over to you.
Alright, so Venus turning direct in the 12th house; this is really interesting to me. So, you know, I have been reflecting a lot on, I think, is all astrologers have on the archetype of Leo and Taurus this summer, just because we've been talking about it all summer with this relationship and, you know, there's a quality to Leo, where I think Leo is a very prominent sign, it's very noticeable, it's not always a very extroverted sign.
It's, there's a lot of the idea of like the king or the queen on the throne in the palace type type of idea, and I'm wondering if this Venus retrograde in your 12th house has had you maybe look at some places, some blind spots, some places where you may not have been able to see that you've kept yourself isolated in some way or felt like you never needed to be isolated, or maybe went through a period of time where there was a, a process of healing that needed to happen in a more sort of contained environment. But now you're thinking a little bit more about how might I bust back out into the world, especially with Venus going to square Uranus in your ninth house, you know, this easy riff I could do on that, as you know, traveling again, or moving out into the world again, in a bigger, more prominent way, or an adjustment of Jupiter and Uranus, both in your ninth house of your belief systems or the way you sort of integrate and make sense of the world.
There's a whole new worldview that's coming into play, and, you know, you got to just mention that with the Virgo rising with Mercury retrograde, your ascendant ruler in the first house, that's going to I imagine, have some big shifts on your identity, the way you present yourself to the world, the way you're bringing yourself to the world, your astrological, high five, how people are perceiving you or interacting with you. That's, to me, all very intimately and connected this month.
Yeah, I think with Saturn in the seventh, the one thing I would add is that, you know, Venus retrograde in the 12th. While Saturn is in the seventh by the you know, Pisces, of course, is the exultation of Venus. So I get this feeling. I wonder about love and how your worldview is being rapidly transformed because of disappointments in love, because of heartache, and hard lessons in love that are serving to enlighten you.
Or what are your blind spots in your personal relationships, and how are they connected to beliefs you have that you're not even aware of? For example, sometimes we overextend ourselves to other people, hoping to earn or gain love by giving, giving, giving. We don't know how to receive so well, and we find out that that's rooted in a philosophy that tends to be about guilt and shame that we don't even know that we have, you know, maybe it comes from a Christian upbringing or something where, you know, it's a very common thing, I see my practice.
People who grew up in the church, maybe it's a heavy handed preacher they grew up, you know, with or something like that, and then they have a philosophy of shame that I'm not a very good person, that I'm sinful or bad, or that the body is bad or something and then before you know it, you know, you carry that into the way that you are in relationships.
So I just wonder, like, what, how is your worldview? How are you learning? How are you? Whether it's your worldview or your religious or spiritual beliefs, how are those things transforming for you as you're coming into contact with the harder lessons or shadows in loving relationships?
I've been thinking a lot about that, you know, just quickly on this was there was a beautiful movie I saw. I'm gonna say a couple of years ago it's called Land; it's with Robin Wright. It was on HBO, and it's basically, you know, it's a movie; she's gone through a very traumatic event; she buys a cabin in rural Wyoming, moves to the cabin, and shuts out the entire world.
I always thought of it as a Saturn story. But you know, I think of it is also kind of the Leo in crisis. So Leo, in withdrawal right now, buys her castle and shuts herself away in her castle, but through the movie, she realizes she doesn't know how to survive in rural Wyoming by herself. She needs help from the people there. She needs people to interact with her and maybe how we're also healing like those harder knocks that Saturn can bring, the losses that it can bring in, maybe realize arising that, you know, in that isolation, it's hurting us in some way we need to open ourselves out, expand out a little bit more to receive in help to move back out into the world in some way.
Super interesting. You know, it's one of the things that comes to my mind is that you know, my daughter is seven, she's a Virgo rising, and I've been watching this transit play out, and this is not intimately not really connected to what you were just saying.
But one of the things that I noticed as a similar pattern is when things happen, and you start to feel different from other people. You realize that, like, for example, my daughter has just been starting to realize through her friendships that she has parents that do some weird shit. You know, my dad is an astrologer, is starting to become a real thing for her, and that's like, you know, she's had some, we'll just put it this way, there's been some conversations that we've had to have about what she's learning from me about the planets, which she loves, you know, she's really into is not what she's going to hear at school about the planets. Some of her friends may not understand it, and we're, you know, so the, you know, just also figuring out how to coexist with other people when we feel alienated or isolated by our beliefs being different, or something like that and, yeah, and so I was just thinking about that, because of that. The movie you mentioned, and the withdrawal, and also, yeah, things that can that can cause us to withdraw, or that can make us feel isolated.
Okay, let's go to Libra rising. So, with Libra, we've got the Venus retrograde process, finishing up in your 11th house, making squares to Jupiter and Uranus in the eighth; I'm going to mention the presence of Mars in your first house as well.
But for now, what I'll generally say is Venus retrograde in the 11th will change something about your relationships with other people, especially groups of people, allies, colleagues, and coworkers, and it will also touch on the themes we mentioned earlier with the 11th house, which are your, your aspirations, your hopes, your wishes, your dreams, and how those are connected to a broader network of people who share similar goals or dreams.
So this is your ruling planet as a Libra. So it's a pretty personal time of change in terms of what you're looking for, what you're longing for, and who are the people best suited to sharing those hopes and wishes with, or changes within organizations that reflect like, you know, breakdowns in relationships, that would be pretty common for Venus in the 11th, retrograde as well.
But what's interesting is that there's always, like, when you see something like Jupiter and Uranus in the eighth, you think about amazing opportunities and potential that comes through the resources of other people. This is also a Venus-ruled house. So we could very easily be saying that, like, you know, here, a little bit like a devil's bargain, when the eighth and the 11th come up, because you're thinking about allies, and you're thinking about resources that come from other people that can be very entangling and can actually lead to you being indebted to other people in complicated ways.
So, for Libras right now, especially with Mars in the first house, which can also speak to feeling like you're, you're under the gun, you know, you're there's, there's a kind of pressure to make decisions, to be ambitious and driven, and to take action. But for Librans, to do that kind of Mars stuff is not always easy. There, you're a child of Venus, you know, you'll seek harmony, and you'll seek a way of being, you know, gracefully moving and working with other people. But now you have to make tough decisions, and those decisions may be, they may have to be a little more selfish than you're comfortable with.
On the other hand, you may be looking at the shadows of your own selfishness and how those things that selfishness is at play in the way that you pull strings and manipulate social situations in what on the surface looks very graceful and socially harmonious but under the surface, maybe very contrived and opportunistic or like, you know, selfish.
That would be a shadow you might be looking at, although, on the other hand, you could, again, you could be looking at the difficulty in doing something or making choices that aren't going to please everybody. Those are hard for you because they feel selfish, even though it might be more the result of you being a child of Venus than the fact that they are actually selfish is; that those kinds of dynamics are what I would be looking at right now, for Libras with specific care for, like long term goals, resources that come from or are shared with other people, and choices that are being made between different kinds of priorities in these areas.
You know, riffing off of that, Adam, I think that, you know, starting with Mars, actually, in the first house, one of the things that can be helpful for Libras, I know, as a Libra Moon is assertion and decision, right, there's something that maybe is called upon right now that within the context of what Adam was saying, in terms of your social groups and the relationship to other people's resources, your eighth house, there's some need to take a stand to stand and say, you know, rather than trying to find the harmony, which is usually what we're going for, as Libras, it's finding the balance is saying this is actually the way we need to go, or I need to go or making a definitive standard that bringing the little the opposing sign of Aries into this idea.
I also think just saying quickly, you know, Uranus can be helpful; I think, in the eighth house, if there are entanglements, Uranus can give you a little bit of a push to detangle any investments that you might feel in that eighth house stuff, which can refer for Libras can lead often says sense of guilt, you know, like, Oh, I did something wrong or bad, or I owe this or whatever and Uranus might provide a flash of like, but do you? Are you really being selfish? Or are you just taking an assertive stand for what you know to be right?
Yeah, I mean, couldn't Mars in the first house, then from that standpoint, be about saying, I've got to cut ties with something? Yeah, I've got to be free of someone or something that, you know, it's like, I just, I can't be obligated, or I can't be involved in this dynamic any longer.
Let's go on to Scorpio; we'll put Scorpio on the ascendant and, yeah, take it away.
All right, so Scorpios, we have Venus turning direct in your 10th house in Leo, and we have Jupiter and Uranus making those squares against Jupiter and Uranus in your seventh house in Taurus. Um, you know, I could see a lot of changes, shifts, and discussions, maybe in relationship turning to your career, and because you have Venus, a planet, we really do look at a lot of astrologers in terms of relationship in your 10th house, and you also have Jupiter and Uranus in your seventh house, that sort of primary relationship.
I could see something here around, like, a shake up in the beliefs or the philosophies you hold around relationships, or maybe something completely brand new in a relationship that is causing you to think more about how you might find sort of creative enjoyment in your career, that would be a very Venus idea in Leo in a 10th house.
Or ways that you just are shifting the way you have a relationship to your career based on shifts, new shifts, and changes that are happening either within a current relationship or maybe your relationship coming apart or something new beginning, but there's something around that inter white weaving tie of the 10th and the seventh gear that feels like sort of a that Uranian and newness, suddenness that shifts the way you're beginning to conceive of your relationship to your career.
One thing that comes to my mind is the seventh house was called by Indian astrologers associated with the philosophical domain of life called kama or the pursuit of pleasure and happiness as a kind of sensual experience, with Venus retrograde in the 10th house, which was called arta, meaning of the pursuit of power or mastery or wealth or prominence, or leadership or something like that.
There's to me, it's like this would for Scorpios brushing up against people of power and influence, especially people who are charming, attractive, or trying to become such a person of beauty and influence. Something about that just popped up when you were talking; I was like, oh, you know, I could see, I could see some Scorpios out there chasing some fame; I could see them at this point in time, wanting to enhance their sexual appeal, their power, their prestige, their honor, either through advantageous relationships or through polishing of their image or their resume or something.
So I wouldn't be surprised to see that you don't make it. I don't mean to make it sound really shallow and materialistic. This is the interest in pleasure, beauty, power, etcetera, for Indian philosophers, was part of life. Like you, we all seek pleasure; we all seek being good at things or gaining recognition when my kids look at what I just made, look at how beautiful it is. Did I do a good job?
You know, it's like, there's the recognition of the something beautiful and yes, your special look at you. You know, like, we do that even as adults, right? So I wonder if look at me, I'm special and beautiful and powerful, I'm interesting; I'm good at something. I wonder to what degree those kinds of desires are playing a role for Scorpio right now.
I think Scorpios, with Mars, your ruling planet in the 12th house, it could be embarrassing or difficult to admit that these are needs that we have to be acknowledged as beautiful or attractive. You could easily also have people in your life embodying these themes that you get jealous of, and that you, you know, your shit talking, but you don't realize that maybe they're embodying some of the things that you yourself are aiming for. I could see that, too.
So interesting to me that Scorpio rising, you know, a very secretive, often very private sign, has Leo as its midheaven, the most prominent, you know, viewable signs; it might be a time where those, some of that, you know, it's okay to recognize that you want to be noticed in some way that you're presenting yourself to the world. That also allows you to keep some of your personal space private, which is always such an interesting juxtaposition for me as Scorpio rising.
Always really interesting, the lion and the scorpion and the kind of way in which they regard one another, you know, it's like the scorpion is like, look at you so full of yourself to Leo and the Leo is like, look at you so needlessly broody and destructive, you know, and like they secretly need each other.
Well, there is some good stuff there for our Scorpios, and let's move into Sagittarius next.
Put Sagittarius on the ascendant. So, Venus is finishing her retrograde in the ninth house, the place of beliefs, our moral, spiritual, and intellectual compass, the process of learning, gaining wisdom, and insight. It is also a place of the expansion of our horizons through things like travel and pilgrimage, and so Venus, there for Sagittarius, has been working on a transformation, and your views or beliefs somehow or indicate some kind of learning process and acquisition of knowledge.
But it's Venusian. That, for me, means it could come from the plant kingdom; your teacher has been a mushroom, you know you're, or you're it's been pagan, or women's studies or women's groups or art or like the sage in the ninth house reorienting your views has been the goddess in one plane or another. That tracks for me in terms of the simultaneous Jupiter Uranus movement in the sixth house, a place that is often associated with work, labor, sacrifice, and sickness.
But Jupiter Uranus there strikes me as the kind of labor or effort that comes with a lot of enthusiasm. Like, I don't know, I imagine the excitement of I've been watching this show Outlander. Ashley's really into it. She got me into it, and I'm hooked. But anyway, one of the parts of the show involves them building their own home. You know, they're building a home and, you know, obviously, this is like hundreds of years ago. She's a time traveler. It goes back through time, and so this is a time I'm where like, you didn't, there wasn't a like a contractor like you just built it, you know, like, and people knew how to do such things, you know?
So, but my point is that that energy in the show that I'm reminded of that tracks with Jupiter Uranus in the sixth is of the hard work connected to building something that you're really excited about, you know, and, so I wonder if there isn't a labor of love and sacrifice that represents a big breakthrough that's on the horizon for savages. It's also connected very intimately to this kind of transformation, a worldview beliefs mindset that Venus is enacting. That's, that's how I'm putting it together.
I've got to watch Outlander. You're like the third person I've heard mentioned it in the last week for some reason. I think it's like a sign to go watch it.
I'll tell you it's a really good show. I really, really enjoy it.
I've heard amazing things about it.
I will say it's a very romantic show. The only thing is it's a little rapey because it's like, you know, like Game of Thrones, and like these, yeah, these throwbacks to like, medieval times, and like, all of them, like half of the men, are just like salty rapists and I just love that part of the show really makes me you know, like, but it's also like, probably true to how people were, you know, during these previous historical eras. It was dangerous, you know, especially, especially for, you know, minorities, women. I mean, if you can get past that part of the show, the story, the romance, the cinematography, it's like, really, really beautiful.
Nice. Nice. I'll check it out. That was what got me off the Game of Thrones after season three. I'm like, I can't watch any more of this gratuitous like if someone else's junk comes off. I can't deal with it.
know for sure. I see a Game of Thrones Vikings is another one. Outlander, where the stories are fantastic. It's a little brutal for some people, so I don't like to recommend it to everyone.
I was gonna say that, as someone who lives, you know, half an hour away from Salem, Massachusetts. Spiritual technologies, I could see, you know, as Venus in the ninth house, you know, going up. There are plenty of stores in Salem that have all sorts of, whether it's Wicca or other forms of like different sorts of the feminine occult, there are all sorts of interesting technologies with spellbooks and all these sorts of things that are in essentially a spiritual technology and understanding of that, and maybe with Uranus and Venus, particularly in a square from this axis, I could see something like that.
I wonder, with Saturn in the fourth for Sagittarius, if part of what we're describing is and also tied to a pretty heavy energy working its way through the fourth house of home and family and ancestry and things like that. Well, let's go on to Capricorn.
All right. So Capricorn risings. We've got Venus retrograde, turning direct in your eighth house, and Leo, squaring Jupiter and Uranus in your fifth house. Alright, this is interesting because, like, I could see this being a little bit about where you may have felt like in through obligations to others, or whether you were obligated or there was an obligation around like Venetian type thing.
So obviously, the eighth house can often have to do with money, but it could have to do relationally or the interpersonal relationships, how resolving some of that might allow you to just break free and enjoy things that you truly genuinely enjoy.
I keep coming back to some conversations I've had with Capricorn risings in the last couple of months about what is fun for you may not be overtly fun for somebody else, but like it might, you might really enjoy something that is uniquely yours to enjoy, and I feel like there's something around us with Venus turning directly in the eighth house of like, feeling like oh, I shouldn't, or people will think this, or it's not the prudent or diligent thing to do or I might feel guilty or obligated in some way as that gets left behind Jupiter and Uranus. There's a sense of like, I just like what I like; these are my beliefs. This is how I believe about life. This I believe about, you know, enjoyment and yes, it might look different.
A Capricorn rising might have a different sense of that from, you know, from other signs, but that is uniquely yours, and you have that expression of that genuine authenticity is really necessary in terms of enjoyment creativity.
Yeah. Yeah. I like that. This combination also strikes me as people look at their fears and inhibitions around sex and pleasure. Because Venus, the eighth house, was called the house of fear and anxiety and because the planet is preparing to set, so there's this kind of ominous like preparing to die kind of quality, preparing to enter the underworld. So it has this like, yeah, approaching the underworld anticipation to it and then with Jupiter and Uranus in the fifth house, which is really like, well, there happens to be a dance party happening in the underworld, and everyone's really enjoying themselves it turns out.
You know, I wonder if there isn't some kind of breakthrough around pleasure of Venusian sensual, embodied, letting go of inhibitions or fears that isn't part of this. But the same thing could also be about processing trauma that's come up that's blocked us from feeling the body as a pleasurable, safe place.
Absolutely. Yeah. I mean, you know, the idea of re-inhabiting yourself, in some way, comes up from that atom that we're saying, re-inhabiting yourself and, therefore, what is your body? What are your natural creative or, you know, sexual procreative desires saying? What are they? What are they looking for, you know, in your genuine sense,
That tracks with Pluto finishing up in the first house for Capricorns.
Let's go to Aquarius. Well, for Aquarius, the topic is very straightforward because you kind of have a doubling of the theme of relationship sex, love, and marriage with Venus retrograde in the seventh. So Venus is Venus is retrograde in the seventh house for Aquarians.
It's a place of relationships and love, and the retrograde there can be signifying a reworking of old wounds and, you know, healing of old wounds or reworking of old patterns, breakthroughs, and transformation, death, and rebirth happening around the topic of love marriage, relationships, women sisters, you know, Venus is dying and being reborn.
Especially in the seventh house, the place of the setting sun, it's a dramatic death and rebirth for Venus in that house.
But it's also tied intimately to Jupiter, Uranus trying to slowly creating this powerful breakthrough around home family roots, living environment, ancestral trauma, ancestral lineage, and the living space that you inhabit. So, you know, ultimately, the question of how Venus is dying and being reborn as the lover, the goddess, the provider of pleasure, the beautifier is tied really intimately right now to the simultaneous need for some kind of transformation of your roots and, you know, I know, I happen to know, an Aquarius rising, who, at the end of September will be getting married.
I think that's just a perfect example of someone who's, and this happens to be their second marriage. So it's this rebirthing they're giving marriage another shot and, you know, it's that's just one example. But in that, they're there, they will be, you know, moving in not too long, and I suspect if I had to guess when they would purchase a home together as a newly married couple, it'll probably be when Jupiter gets to Uranus next spring, you know what I mean? It's like that kind of those areas are connected really intimately right now for Aquarians.
It's like the word that keeps coming to mind for somebody around that for the fourth house for Aquarians right now is a renaissance around your home or renaissance around your signature of Jupiter, and Uranus has a very sort of renaissance feeling to it, a reorganization.
I think what's interesting, and I think especially with the spiritual and therapeutic work, there can be this idea of, like, we dig into our past to uncover our trauma and heal it, and that can be one part of it, but also we can dig into our past to find a lot of really amazing nuggets of wisdom and knowledge and our ancestry and like you know, where we come from and who we are and how we hold ourselves and believe ourselves to be from that and how it affects the way again, with Venus in the seventh house, how we relate to others how we see with others.
That's so interesting that you mentioned that because the fourth house was called the place of mines and buried treasure, so like gems within the earth that was all the fourth house kind of underworld so interesting because you know, when you do that, and those ancestry tests, you know, you can find all these this information about your past and there's probably some things you could find that are a little, you know, revealing or like, scary or, but also like, you can find treasures.
My dad did this, and it turns out that this would be on my dad's mother's side if I remember this correctly, but several generations back, my grandmother's, like great, great, great, great, great grandpa or some things brother, was James Fenimore Cooper, who last wrote Last of the Mohicans.
Yeah, it was really interesting. I was like, wow, that's really fascinating. What was even more fascinating about that was that that was my favorite book in, like, probably my sophomore year of high school because I think it was right around the time the movie came out. I don't really remember the Oh, yeah. What was the guy's name?
Daniel Day Lewis Lewis.
So that movie came out. I had the soundtrack, and I really loved the book, and then it turns out that, yeah, my grandmother's maiden name was Cooper, and anyway, it goes back up, but so you can find legitimate jewels in the ancestral paths. It's not just crap. I think it's such a good point.
Yeah, it just feels really like Jupiter and Uranus there, particularly. It's like that's a really nice signature for those discoveries. Are there?
Well, let's go on to our last of the signs to look at today, which is Pisces.
See, so Pisces rising, you have Venus turning direct in Leo in your sixth house, and we have Jupiter squaring Jupiter. Jupiter's in your third house
so you know, I would say one thing because I had some six third house squares going on a number of years ago, and one of the things with the sixth house is it can be a definite detour, and they can be tough detours that you take, like, you don't feel like you're going one way and like, oh, shit, now I'm going a whole other way.
But it shook me up in the right way, and things I had been complacent about in my everyday life that I really needed to change, and I could see a scenario like this happening around Venus and the creative topics of Venus, around sexuality or relationships, your relational style and it's sort of, you know, maybe being tough to see or is a little bit of having been a long slog or an unexpected detour, that is taking some time to repair and move through.
But in moving through it and taking the time to really move through it thoroughly. There's a really nice shakeup and new beginning or, like you're just saying, kind of a renaissance in just what surrounds you every day that you become less attenuated to that everyday environment and kind of comes to a little bit more dissonant, and then you decide like, oh, you know, actually, this habit has been in place for so long, and it might take some work to change, but it's going to beneficially change what surrounded surrounds me every day.
Yeah, I think I told the story recently of there's a Venus retrograde story that came in and that I use for an episode in the sixth house, and it involved a woman's cat dying, and this is like a beloved, you know, probably it was sounded like the cat was, I don't remember the age, it was like, you know, it was old, cats get to be like 16 or something.
So anyway, the cat had been around forever, and it died, and the healing crisis and transformation that this person described was tremendous. I mean, it was like, Whoa, I don't; I have never had super close relationships with pets. We have a dog, and that'll be, gosh, we've had her for like ten years. So when she passes, eventually, that'll break my heart. But otherwise, growing up, I was never super tight. There's one dog we had that I was pretty close with, but I've never experienced something like that.
So it's hard for me to imagine losing a pet and how it could be as transformative as for some people as losing a person, you know, but this is how she was describing it was it was that powerful and you know, I was like, wow, but that tracks with this kind of transit where the shakeup the rebirth or renewal, your environment changing dramatically because of some kind of loss or difficulty or the sixth house was called the house of misfortune, something going off script or something happening that's difficult, that represents a pain or a loss or some kind of painful reconfiguring.
Ultimately, in this case, with the square to Jupiter in Uranus, it should be a very positive thing, even if it's painful in the process; like you said, you work through it thoroughly, and it should yield some pretty good results.
Yeah, that's what I found with the sixth house; if you're committed to the thorough full process, there's usually some really powerful stuff on the other side of that.
Yeah, that could be something to do with relationships; given Mercury's retrograde in the seventh house for Pisces right now, too, I wouldn't be surprised if some of this reconfiguring had to do with some big changes in certain key relationships. But anyway, that takes us through all 12 signs. Anything you want to add?
No, I think you know that this month feels actually pretty nice as a way to kind of tie the summer together. You know, if you really know, Venus is retrograde; this summer has been so interesting because it's been a real summer transit that began in June. It's going to end in September. She's going to move into Virgo in October. So, I just feel like this is a really nice way to tie it all together. Yes.
Yeah. No, I'm pretty healthy looking Mercury retrograde, finishing up avoiding the malefics, the Venus retrograde hitting Jupiter and Uranus, both of which have been pretty positive for most people over the summer; there's been some difficult stuff. But these squares to Jupiter and Uranus are usually pushing us forward in some way, and it's exciting, even if it's painful in the process at its worst.
Yeah, so good stuff. It was really nice to have you on again; if you guys want to check out Alex's work, go to Alexamorosi.com and then Instagram is Alexamorosihealing. You can learn more about his readings and offerings. Anything else you want to promote before we go?
No, just, you know, one thing I've just been doing lately is a hybrid astrology intuitive reading, which people have really liked. So I kind of bring both sides of my skills, and that's in that regard to one reading and bounced between them, and it's been really really fun and interesting to incorporate those together. Again, Jupiter and Uranus are in my 10th house.
Yeah, well, thank you again for being here. Can't wait to be unpacking some of the astrology of eclipse season, which will be coming up in October next month; we will be looking at the eclipse horoscope, so stay tuned for that.
In the meantime, be sure to check out Alex's work. Also, you can find his information in the description of this video, and be sure to follow him on Instagram, Alexamorosihealing, where he does a lot of really fun content, too. So, thanks, Alex. Yeah, we'll see you guys again next month. Bye, everyone.