As we move into the final week of Venus Retrograde, it will be important to take stock of any lessons learned. You may recall that a planet in retrograde motion gives the illusion of orbiting the Sun in reverse, and when this occurs, an in depth review process begins that sees us looking more intently at ourselves. Venus governs love and money in Astrology, so the effects of its backspin have forced many of us to examine what is of importance in matters of the heart, as well as when it comes to our personal security.
In real time, the effects of Venus retrograde have played out as described in my blog from last month – The Summer of Love. Many folks have fallen head over heels, only to have the rug pulled out from underneath their ruby slippers. Whether coupled or single, a time out has ensued, bringing conversations of “where is this going,” and questions surrounding a commitment. Whether you and your spouse are planning to buy a house, or you are contemplating a relationship, all inquiries must be centered on what it is that you value.
Venus soon to be direct will make love and the potential of material gains happy and exciting again, only this time with a keen awareness and understanding of exactly how we will benefit. Once Venus returns to the sign of Virgo on October 23rd, the practicality of relationships will come into sharper focus. This begs the need, then, for us to be certain of what it is that we want at this juncture. An honest approach toward love and investments made will be necessary either way.
Check your horoscopes to see what’s in store this week ahead, and don’t forget to read for your Ascendant sign too.