Jupiter in Libra: Horoscopes for the week of August 5th

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Virgo :: Virgo Rising
A frog leaping among lily pads. A frog represents transition. You are using your strong legs to propel you to a new environment. Strength and flexibility. Let yourself expand without fear. Sometimes it feels scary to change and grow. Just leap through it. This week you experience an unveiling that affects your relationships and your home/family. This unveiling has been building since November 2015 and now reaches a point of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your relationship house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of home and family for the last year. Whatever has been coming up for you because of this face-off between idealized relationship and restricted home/family will work through its final stages over the next two weeks and the lessons may become more clear.

The frog symbol helps you remember to transition easily and naturally from tadpole to frog body and from land to water. Use this symbol to help you move easily through transitions. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, moves from your personality house to your house of self-worth this week to stay for a year. Over the last year, you have been expanding in your knowledge of who you are. You have been able to make your mark on the world. Now you move forward to expansion in your feelings of self-worth. This shift may even bring you financial abundance in the next year. You are entering a time of building your sense of security in the world.

Libra or Libra Rising
Stone steps leading through a garden. You find stable footing as you move through an enchanting and mysterious natural world. Stepping on the stones is like finding a solid idea to hold onto. You are trying to reconcile your conceptual ideas with your daily existence. Your daily habits may be feeling unbalanced, you may not be feeling grounded. Yet it’s not for lack of knowing how you want to your health and habits to be. This week you experience an unveiling that affects your mindset and your habits. This uncomfortable energy has come up a couple of times since November 2015 and now it becomes exact for the last time. Neptune (mystery) is in your house of health and habits and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of conscious thoughts or mindset. If you have been foggy about how you would like to feel in your body or in your daily health practices, this week marks the final tension between these two energies.

After September 20th the garden of your life will feel less mysterious and more practical. You will be better able to bring your ideas into practice. Yet, don’t move away from this time without learning your lessons, they may revolve around two questions: Where are your ideas about the world limiting your experience? and What are you in denial about regarding your health and habits? Jupiter, the planet of expansion, moves from the realm of your subconscious and into your identity sector, to stay for a year. Get ready for a year of expanding your awareness of who you are. You are ready to be seen, noticed and remembered. You are ready to lead. Take yourself seriously this year. Use the information you gathered about your subconscious patterns to help you create the life you want. Learn about yourself and shine bright with your true identity.

Scorpio :: Scorpio Rising
A horse taking jumps. The enthusiastic horse approaches a new challenge. There is an energy of risk-taking, sport and abundant energy to this symbol. You’ve taken a leap and you’re just about to land. A successful leap is only possible when you have sure footing. Over the last year, you’ve been learning lessons about your stability in the world. Stability makes fun possible. This week you experience a new understanding that affects both your sense of stability and your joyful self-expression. This new understanding is a point of tension that has been building since November 2015 and now reaches it’s final apex. Neptune (mystery) is in your creativity house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of security. You must now reconcile security limitations with your dreams of self-expression.

After September 20th, you will have resolved the lessons of these tense energies. Take this time to feel really really safe. Embrace your sense of security and reaffirm your belief in the abundance of the world. If there has been fog or confusion around your creativity, let it burn away now. Question any self-imposed limitations. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, moves into the realm of your dreams and subconscious to stay for a year. This year you’ll be able to heal karma and subconscious stories that are no longer serving you. Use powerful positive affirmations and hypnosis to shift your subconscious beliefs. Take leaps and jumps into a new subconscious awareness.

Sagittarius :: Sagittarius Rising
Scooping ice cream. This symbol is about independent choice (you scoop the ice cream) and self-nurturance (food symbols usually ends up being about nurturance.) Do you know who you are? And, how do you take care of yourself? This week you experience an unveiling that affects your sense of self and your home/family. This unveiling has been building since November 2015 and now reaches a point of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your house of home and family and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of identity. This could create a friction that has to do with knowing who you are in relation to where you came from. Or it could be about expanding into your true personality while freeing yourself from a need to be a caretaker to others. You are ready to take yourself seriously. Now you need to reconcile that with your idealizations about your home and family.

Idealization is not inherently good or bad. We all need to have a clear ideal that we can navigate toward. But, idealization that’s a denial of reality is a problem. Find your stability. Nurture yourself. Create a stable sense of home for yourself by honoring your emotions. This week, Jupiter moves into your house of hopes and community, to stay for a year. Your dreams for yourself and for society get a boost this year. Tune into your purpose and your sense of social justice. You will gain the most expansion from sharing and connecting with large groups of people. Open yourself to inspired thinking that will help you re-envision your future.

Capricorn :: Capricorn Rising
A sling shot. Cause and effect. Pull back the sling and let physics take care of the rest. Aim true. This week you experience an tension that affects the relationship between your subconscious and conscious mind. This tension has been happening since November 2015 and now brings awareness to this issue one final time. Neptune (mystery) is in the arena of your conscious mind and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in the arena of your subconscious. The sling represents your subconscious mind. It is on automatic. Whatever action you apply to the sling, it will use the equal reaction to shoot. What conscious action will you apply?

Wherever you have been on automatic, you have been experiencing pain. In fact, look at the issues where you feel stuck. Those issues are where you will need to start to apply a new kind of conscious pressure. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, moves into your career house to stay for a year. This is an excellent time for you to reach for your highest career goals. You will be supported in shining in the public eye. Use this time to align with your purpose and feel the satisfaction of social recognition.

Aquarius :: Aquarius Rising
Fairies in the woods. Fairies signify healing. You are being nudged to heal your sense of personal security and commune with like-minded individuals. This week you experience a tension that affects your sense of community and your sense of security. This tension has been building since November 2015 and now reaches a point of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your security house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of community and future visions. You may have been learning how to reconcile your individual security with the needs and dreams of a tribe. You are learning to feel safe enough to be connected. You won’t lose any part of yourself by engaging with the group.

By September 20th, you will feel much more secure in the world and the limitations you have felt in either community or dreams for the future will take a different tone. Stabilize yourself by looking at the natural world for clues of abundance. Go out into the woods and commune. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, enters your house of philosophy, travel, and exploration this week. Jupiter is happiest in this house. Let yourself expand to the highest perspective you can find. Travel and explore to learn more about yourself. Broaden your horizons this year.

Pisces :: Pisces Rising
Crossed axes. The crossed axes are instructing you to stop and review.  This week you experience an unveiling that affects your career and your identity. This unveiling has been constant since November 2015 and now reaches a point of final understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your identity house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your career house. This is a moment of discovery. If you have not felt quite clear on how to assert yourself in your career, the lessons will become more obvious. The fog is ready to burn away, but not quite yet.

By September 20th you will have more clarity about who you are and how you are making your mark on the world. If you have felt stuck in relation to career or identity, this influence is simply showing you what you are ready learn. Slow down and review your lessons. This week there is another major shift. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, is entering the house that rules your ability to let go. This is also the house that signifies merging in emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual union with another person. Throughout the year your abundance will come from letting go of all of the things that no longer serve you. Allow space for all of your emotions. Feel expansion through trusting yourself and trusting your ability to merge in union with another.

Aries :: Aries Rising
Mountain climber. Climb higher to get a better view. Enhance your perspective. This week you experience a tension that affects your philosophies and your subconscious. This tension has been constant since November 2015 and now reaches a moment of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your subconscious house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of philosophy and exploration. As you climb the mountain, you gain a larger perspective of the world. Right now you are learning through expansion of your mind. Higher learning. This is not always easy. You may be breaking through some out-dated mental constructions.

This is a time for you to notice where you feel mentally pinched. Is it time for a new philosophy? Is it time for more awareness about how your subconscious habits are affecting your life? This is a wake-up call. Get out into the brusque mountain air and find clarity and a new perspective. This week brings Jupiter into your house of one-on-one relationships. Jupiter is the planet of expansion and this year you are able to create more joy in partnership. Expand through understanding that you are supported. You are safe to be seen. Your identity is enhanced through partnership.

Taurus :: Taurus Rising
Leaves falling from trees. This week brings you to a tension about how you control your environment. You are being asked to majorly let go of control. Wherever you experience a need to have power, that is where you will need to dissolve. This tension has been present since November 2015 and is now exact for one final time. Neptune (mystery) is in your community house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of control/letting go. Your friendships, your community, how you interact with the world around you… all of this is changing color like the leaves of the trees and falling, falling, falling. You must let go. You must examine your emotions and surrender to the changes. Get your emotional needs met without trying to control your environment. It’s a delicate balance.

Over the last year you have had Jupiter moving through your house of creativity and self expression. Jupiter has brought you abundance and growth in these areas. Joy, love and creativity have been flourishing. Now Jupiter, the planet of expansion moves into your house of health and habits. You are entering a year of growth around health and efficiency. This year, set intentions for your most grounded and structured daily habits. Feel good in your body. Make your days happy and healthy. Learn about what habits would suit you best. Let go of whatever is no longer working for you and find new ways of living.

Gemini :: Gemini Rising
Dominoes lined up. The dominoes show how everything is connected. One moves and the rest move with it. This week you may experience tension that has been affecting your relationship and career since November 2015. This tension now reaches a point of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your career house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of primary relationship. Relationships teach the biggest lessons. They are a mirror for self. You have been learning great lessons from relationship, and there has been some fog or confusion around it. Career has also been limited because the dominoes aren’t lined up correctly.

These lessons will reach final resolve by September 20th. Use this time to write about where you have felt limited. Jupiter enters your arena of creativity and self-expression, to stay for a year. Amp up your experience of joy. The key here is playfulness. Watch children play and emulate that kind of action. Expand through joy and expression.

Cancer :: Cancer Rising
A porcupine. Porcupine is helping you move from self-judgement toward imagination and innocence. This week you experience an unveiling that affects your habits and your philosophies. This unveiling has been building since November 2015 and now reaches a point of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in your philosophy and world view house and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your house of daily habits. Sometime we can be hard on ourselves. If you have been self-critical about how you live your daily life, it’s time to expand your philosophies. Find a more imaginative philosophical framework that will let you ease up on yourself.

This week Jupiter moves into your house of home and family to stay for a year. This is a year of building your emotional security. Be very gently with yourself. Nest and feel loved. Expand through your emotional support systems.

Leo :: Leo Rising
Sledding down a hill. Coasting. Blades cut through the snow. Cold air. Breathless. Letting go. Surrendering control to allow for joy. This week you experience a tension that affects your creativity and how you let go of control. This tension has been building since November 2015 and now reaches a point of new understanding. Neptune (mystery) is in the area of your chart that rules control/letting go and has been squaring off with Saturn (lessons) in your creativity zone. You may have been feeling restrictions around how you express yourself. You may have been feeling lack of clarity around your emotions and what they are trying to tell you about your psychology. You are being reminded to define and validate your emotions. Allow them. Let go of trying to control them. This week marks the final tension between your creativity and your need for control. Just let go. Get out of your own way. Let yourself be. Let yourself shine forth just exactly as you are. Coast. Fly free.

Jupiter, the planet of expansion, moves into the area of your chart that rules thoughts and communications. Jupiter will stay here for a year, helping you define your ideas and communicate your truth. It’s time to embrace the “beginner’s mind.” Your biggest growth will come from opening your mind, studying and learning. Rev up your curiosity about the world. Look at everything fresh. Speed up your thinking. Remember that children learn through play, so make your year of education fun and imaginative.