MONTHLY HOROSCOPE COLUMN
- August 2000 Horoscope -
Mars enters dramatic Leo on August 1st.
Venus enters modest Virgo on August 6th.
Mercury enters Leo on August 7th.
enters Gemini on August 9th for the first time since 1973. Although
the influence of Saturn is a little quixotic in mercurial, unstable
Gemini, you can still have the ability to buckle down to the
tasks at hand. Saturn transits through Gemini throughout October
16th, when it retrogrades back into Taurus for the remainder
of the year. It returns to Gemini again in January of 2001.
Jupiter is already in Gemini, so expect much communication,
increased learning opportunities, publishing and travel plans
Sun enters hard-working Virgo on the August 22nd.Mercury also
enters practical Virgo August 22nd.Venus enters graceful Libra
on August 30th.
Full Moon August 15th in Aquarius-let your eccentric side
shine. New Moon August 29th in Virgo----back to work, back to
Aries-Your momentum for achieving success
is stronger now. Confirmation of your efforts from others is
extremely rewarding. You're very busy either making arrangements
for parties or attending other fun events. You're more apt to
take a spur-of-the-moment short distance trip because you are
in the mood for adventure. You want to be out and about meeting
unusual people. You may be a bit impulsive when it comes to dealing
with friends and associates.
enjoy creative endeavors, interactions with family members and
romantic adventures. Your social calendar is going to be jam-packed
with possibilities. You may have difficulties balancing your
career and home responsibilities. An unexpected home repair may
cost you a bundle.
Gemini-The desire to beautify your home
pervades. Of course, since you can be many people simultaneously,
an eclectic look is probably the best approach. You'll chat up
antique dealers, decorators and sales people for fresh ideas.
Expect to be busy at work too, signing documents and writing
your resources to work. By making the best use of your time and
energy, you'll assure growth on several fronts. Avoid becoming
involved in disputes that are not yours. Near the Full Moon on
the 15th, you will be confronting past relationship problems,
and they can emerge in the guise of arguments over money.
Leo-With Mercury and Mars both in Leo,
your idea of what you want in a partner can change from one minute
to the next. You could even be tempted to do something radical
on the spur of the moment, like divorce your partner. Mars is
energy, assertion and aggression, and with feisty Mars stirring
you up, proceed with caution, especially in matters of the heart.
Venus, the planet of love and beauty in your sign the focus is
on YOU. Not usually comfortable in the spotlight, now is a good
time to revamp your image. Since Virgo's practically created
self-improvement, any tasks you undertake now will result in
enormous progress. Try a new hairstyle and buy a new wardrobe.
Those frayed nerves need a bit of pampering, so luxuriate in
a soothing bath or get a massage. You have astrological permission
to indulge yourself--then you will be ready for a fresh start
and emerge reborn on the Virgo New Moon on the 29th.
Libra-Whether your inspiration is spiritual
or romantic you will be eager to channel it into your work. The
promise of advancement is fulfilled. All things in harmony of
your highest needs are possible. Friends play a significant role.
Share a memorable experience, your favorite pastime or entertainment
on the Full Moon on the 15th.
find group associations appealing, even business meetings where
you are in charge of the proceedings hold your interest. Others
look to you for guidance now, and you could end up being a mentor.
Invitations to weddings and other sociable events roll in, so
plan a get together with friends before your social calendar
Sagittarius-A spiritual teacher could come
into your life, so keep a sharp lookout. Wanderlust hits you
hard and you want to travel to a faraway place-the more exotic
the better. Your career opportunities grow through academic accomplishments,
promotional activities, publishing or conferences.
Dreaming about a romantic rendezvous with a mate in an exotic
setting shows you haven't left all your dreams behind in your
pursuit of success. Your encounters with others take on a deeper
and more intense tone, and you find yourself analyzing everyone's
words for hidden meanings.
Aquarius-Full Moon in your eccentric sign
shows your awareness of others is very keen now. Always full
of surprises, you may be tempted to change your appearance radically.
With Mars in your 7th house of partnerships, you could feel your
partner is trying to make you something you are not, which could
lead to an angry confrontation. If you want spice in your life,
you will get it!
Venus enters Virgo and your 7th house of relationships, so expect
partnerships to be a major focus this month. You want to share
meaningful moments with a partner one-on-one, and you will do
all you can to fulfill that need. Existing relationships can
reach a new understanding as well. A conflict between your career
and personal life can take its toll.
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