Just 6 days before Mercury, planet of communication is due to leave your communication sector he catches up with Venus, planet of love today or more appropriately their paths cross, bringing heart and mind together and giving both a voice. With Mercury moving forward and Venus retrograding back, they’re like ships that pass in the night, providing a fleeting opportunity to connect in a very intimate and authentic way.
Today’s alignment between Mercury and Venus, in your income sector is an unusual one, for they are travelling in different directions and this is less an alignment and more a case of crossing each other’s path. While Mercury’s smart head for money and Venus’ income desires temporarily come together, so too does Mercury’s focus on the road ahead and Venus’ on the road behind. All of a sudden you’re able to see where you’ve been and where you’re going.
Just 4 days before Venus is due to cross the face of the Sun in a spectacular and potentially game changing Venus eclipse, she has a less spectacular practice run today. For the first time since returning to your sign nearly 2 months ago Venus has a close encounter with another planet, aligning briefly with Mercury. With Mercury moving forward and Venus in retrograde motion as your heart and mind come together, so too does a clear sense of where you’ve been and where you’re going.
Having the Moon in your romantic sector, having coming full circle from last month’s super Full Moon, is giving you a chance to tap back into the feelings evoked then and a chance to gain a better understanding of what might not have made sense then. This comes just as Mercury and Venus align in an intuitive part of your chart, not only putting heart and mind on the same page but foresight and hindsight as well.
There is both a sense of synchronicity in the air today and a mix of foresight and hindsight, as Mercury and Venus align in a social and serendipitous part of your chart. With Mercury in direct motion and Venus in retrograde motion, this is less an alignment and more a case that their paths cross today. With Venus opening the door to second chances and Mercury working to open new communication lines, the scene is set for some serendipitous moments or encounters.
As Mercury and Venus align in your career sector today this brings together Mercury’s intellectual savvy and Venus’ professional desires, as well as a clear sense of hindsight and foresight. With Mercury in direct motion and Venus in retrograde motion, this is less an alignment and more a case of their paths crossing and for a brief moment this allows you to put heart and mind, as well as past and future, on the same page.
Just 10 days before Jupiter is due to leave your financial sector the Moon is managing to fit in one last visit to your income sector, ensuring that you have a nose for money and you’re on your toes. However, an alignment between Mercury and Venus in an adventurous part of your chart is making it hard to focus too much on the money, especially as you begin to wake up to the fact that money is simply a means to an end.
An alignment between Mercury and Venus in your financial sector today brings together more than just Mercury’s smart head for money and Venus’ financial desires, putting them on the same page, it brings together a clear sense of where you’re going and where you’ve been. With Venus in retrograde motion she’s already been where Mercury is only just heading and she’s about to retrace the same steps Mercury has just taken, bringing a mix of hindsight and foresight.
Today’s alignment between Mercury and Venus, the planets of communication and love in your relationship sector today, is the first real support that Venus has had and a sign that things are coming together. In the nearly 2 months that Venus has been here, this is her first contact with another planet and with heart and mind on the same page and the doors to the past and future both open, this creates a special day for relationship matters.
The Moon, Mercury and Venus are all competing for your attention today and they’re divided into two camps. While this may create some conflicting forces, if you manage your time well you could achieve the right balance. For while Mercury and Venus are aligned in your work sector, putting both heart and mind and also the past and future into context, the Moon is creating some social and serendipitous vibes, that have the power to put you in the right place at the right time.
Conflicting forces today mirror some major conflicts of interest you’re going to face in the second half of the year, giving you a chance to practice gaining the right balance. As the Moon makes his first visit to your career sector since last month’s dramatic Full Moon, evoking your professional instincts and bringing home some important messages, Venus and Mercury align in a romantic and playful part of your chart. Find a way to hold onto your professional edge and a sense of playfulness at the same time.
As Mercury and Venus align in your home and family sector this creates a chance to not only put heart and mind on the same page, but to gain a sense of hindsight and foresight. With Venus in retrograde motion the door is open to second chances, while Mercury is moving forward, working to ensure your mind is sharp and the communication lines are open. They are about to retrace each other’s steps, with a lot of things falling into place from today.