August 1, 2015 – SATURN went into direction motion as of this date. It had been Retrograde since March 14th.
This will bring a sense of progress at last for those with Capricorn and Aquarius rising signs and moon signs, which signs are ruled by Saturn. It hasn’t been exactly comfortable for the Scorpios, who have felt the weight of Saturn’s transit since November 2, 2014. Saturn stays in a sign for approximately 2.5 years. Hang in there, Scorpios!
August 4 – Mercury entered Leo, a fire sign. Communication can be used in a powerful, even fiery way during this transit. It brings creative endeavors to the Gemini Risings, but not as good for the other sign ruled by Mercury, which is Virgo, as this transit represents their 12th house of loss, expense and isolation.
August 6 – Mercury gets out of combustion, which is helpful for less irritable communication and more tactfulness. This shift especially helps the Gemini and Virgo Ascendents and Moon sign people.
August 10 – VENUS went into combustion. This is a period when benefic Venus travels too close to the Sun for comfort. This can bring some feistiness to those ruled by Venus, those with Taurus and Libra rising and moon signs. Try to keep your cool, this hot final month of summer. It gets out of combustion on August 20, which will be a relief for you. This is especially so since you have felt the pressure of Venus being in retrograde motion since July 25, and it does not go Direct until Sept 6th.
August 11 – MARS gets out of combustion now. What a nice break for the Aries and Scorpio Rising and Moon sign people, since Mars rules their charts. Mars-ruled folks may have been feeling some extra restlessness, irritability or more quarrelsomeness than normal during this rather lengthy time period, since April 10 when it went into combustion.
August 13 – VENUS moves into movable water sign Cancer. Venus stands for luxuries, comforts, pleasures, and partners. It should be a very good time for the Cancer Ascendants and Moon sign folks, as these qualities or experiences are brought to your experience now, in one way or another.
August 16 – the SUN moves into fire sign LEO, where it is at home in its own sign. Leos will feel better after the one month of having the lord of their charts crossing the previous sign Cancer, which is their 12th house of loss and expenses. NOW Leos can feel in their full power again. Just watch out for getting overheated at this time.
August 20 – Relief for Taureans and Librans as VENUS now gets out of its combust (to close to) the Sun status.
August 22 – MERCURY moves into its own sign of VIRGO. This is wonderful news for Virgos and Geminis! It will be a boon for communication and diplomacy in general across the board. Enjoy some smooth sailing, now Mercury people.
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