But the Universe is set to send us beautiful Solstice blessings from above! A positively magical trine between Jupiter and Uranus can lead to incredible events this week if we act on opportunities that fall into our laps. Work with the totality of these energies and you're on your way to obtaining the abundance of the Solstice in the coming months.
You might be feeling tension in your home and private life related to sexual intimacy or shared resources as the Sun enters your 4th House of home, activating the energies of Saturn in the deep psychological territory of your 8th House. These issues will carry the overtones of similar scenarios that might have been life themes for you from 2012 - late 2014, and will serve as a final "wrap-up" of whatever those issues might have been between now and mid-September. Saturn will help you strengthen partnerships made to last and bring closure to the ones that aren't; to get serious about solidifying your financial resources base, perhaps through a somewhat restrictive change in spending and saving habits. By delving deeply into your own psyche and emotional impulses, you're in a powerful position to release that which no longer serves you so you can create a more harmonious home environment.
On a lighter note, the current Jupiter-Uranus trine is activating potential for unexpected breakthroughs in your 1st and 5th Houses. It's prime time to reinvent yourself through play and healthy risk-taking - a perfect counterbalance for the heavier Sun-Saturn energies in effect. A relationship that breaks you out of your comfort zone and renews your sense of self could be waiting in the wings, especially as Venus approaches Jupiter in your 5th House of Romance. A creative project could also serve to bring rewards and validation of your talents and capabilities, or you might have especially positive experiences related to children. Blend the deep Sun-Saturn work with the joy and serendipity of Jupiter-Uranus and you're well on your way to harnessing the abundance of the Solstice in the coming weeks.
This Solstice puts your focus on revisiting relationship commitments or other alliances (including rivalry situations) and how to adjust your perceptions to align with potentially challenging realities here. Saturn's trek back into your 7th House of Relationships and the Sun's ingress into your 3rd House of Communication shows that you may be learning how to adapt your communication style due to relationship pressures, or to revisit old personal or work relationship issues so you can enact permanent, positive change. Saturn, the task-master of the Zodiac, made its way through your 7th House from 2012 - late 2014, so think of where you felt called to do serious work in your 1-1 relationships then. Those issues are back for a final review and culmination period from now through mid-September. This might also show a need to revisit personal or business contracts - perhaps issues involving siblings - and to make final commitments one way or another. You could also find yourself taking on new skills or teaching responsibilities related to a partnership, or learning to balance daily commitments in a way that's beneficial for you and a partner. Either way, this is a time to adjust your daily activities to fulfill your end of an agreement, and to embrace new viewpoints and ways of communicating.
This week's near-magical trine between Jupiter and Uranus is conspiring to bring about wonderful new beginnings related to home and family life. These are changes that may have roots in profound inner transformation (think mystical, soul-level epiphanies). With Uranus in your 12th House of Spirituality and Jupiter traveling through your 4th House of Home and Family, you might experience powerful revelations that lead to spiritual breakthroughs, those that change your self-concept from within. Breakthroughs here may directly relate to positive changes at home, perhaps involving financial windfalls or positive change in family relationships with Venus on her way to meet up with generous Jupiter.
The current spotlight for you is on re-emerging challenges related to health and work life, and how those challenges may be causing tension for you in matters of financial security or self-esteem. Saturn is back in your 6th House of Health and Vocation, where it brought deeper issues to light from 2012 - late 2014. As the Sun enters your 2nd House of Finances at the Solstice and triggers serious Saturn, health issues may give rise to anxieties about monetary security. You might also find that a difficult work scenario - perhaps involving supervisors, might lead to your taking on increased responsibilities, asserting your authority, or to leaving a job that no longer serves you. Challenging experiences from now through mid-September may bring lessons that can actually strengthen your overall state of health or work affairs in the end if you choose to take pragmatic action, even if it means moving through temporary setbacks. Do you feel valued in the workplace? Could the exploration of issues related to self-esteem lead to healing of any kind? These are excellent questions to ask now as the sweet Cancer Sun calls you to embrace self-love and respect in all parts of life.
Despite ongoing challenges, there's magic in the air for you when it comes to long-term goals and new connections that can open those doors. An electric trine between Jupiter and Uranus lights up your 3rd House of Communications and 11th House of Goals and Community Groups. This means magic for you in meeting the right people at the right time that can help you shake loose what holds you back from living your dreams. You could be on the receiving end of unexpected blessings that allow you to follow your heart and make more of a difference in the world. You might also experience beneficial changes in sibling relationships or community relations, or financial gifts or windfalls in these areas.
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