Ironically, just as the focus is shifting more to matters of the heart and all things romantic and creative, new doors are opening on the work front, making finding the right balance between work and play essential. The Moon also makes an important visit to your communication sector, something that might fly under the radar but is especially important for ensuring the communication lines are open on the relationship front, especially with your relationships mounting a comeback from early next month. In the meantime, Mercury's return to your work sector over the weekend is not only good news for work matters opening new doors and bringing a chance to get your head in the game this will help bring a boost in professional confidence. With this comes a need to pace yourself and work smarter.
With the Sun leaving your home and family sector at the end of the week and Venus not only spending her first full week here, but beginning the week aligned with lucky Jupiter, you've reached an important and defining week for home and family matters. Until now, while Jupiter has been opening the door to your most important year for home and family matters in over a decade, one that won't run its course until August 2015 and the Sun has been taking care of the annual updates that take place at this time every year, Venus engages your heart and asks what you want. Until now it's been about what your home and family situation and matters need from you, whereas the focus shifts this week to include what you need back in return. Matters of the heart also get some much needed attention.
When Venus left your income sector last week she wrapped up not only her own short visit, but 16 months of planetary activity and a push that will continue to see income opportunities unfold for months, if not years to come. This makes the Moon's return to your income sector midweek and the nose for money this brings especially important, especially in the lead up to a powerful alignment in your work sector early next week and when you're already starting to sense that you've got the power to move mountains if you have to. In the meantime, the focus shifts even more towards communication matters, something that you might not appreciate the importance of now but will be grateful for when Mars, warrior planet of the cosmos turns his attention onto relationship matters next month.
Venus' departure from your sign last week not only brought her own short 24 day visit to an end, that of defining your personal, romantic and relationship desires and expectations for the coming year, but both your birthday month and the foundation year of a new 12 year Jupiter cycle of expansion. This brings you to a point where, with a clear sense of what you want from the future, it's all about the journey. Don't be surprised if you find your excuses being challenged in the early days of the week, especially for not living life to the full and embracing your romantic and creative passions. With life set to become a lot busier from next month and stay that way, finding a balance between work and play is essential. Knowing where the money is will help you to work smarter.
In the closing days of your birthday month, which is due to come to an end when the Sun leaves your sign on Monday, you've finally got the one planet on board that really can make a difference, having a more powerful impact than even lucky Jupiter himself. As Venus spends her first full week in your sign she has finally engaged your heart, but just as she's asking what you want from the future, both in terms of this new solar year and the new 12 year Jupiter cycle of expansion you've moved into, she aligns with lucky Jupiter in the early days of the week, expanding your desires and expectations out of all proportion. The last time Venus and Jupiter aligned in your sign was in 2003 and much of the realities you've experienced since then are a result of expectations banked back then.
It's hard to imagine that Mercury, one of the smallest planets in the solar system could change things up so much, but that's exactly what his return to your sign over the weekend has done. On one hand this is a chance to get your head in the game and around your options for your new solar year, a week before the Sun's return on Saturday, while at the same time this is set to have a big impact on both your relationship and matters of the heart, in very different ways. This is a big support for Pluto, in retrograde motion in your romantic sector, with Mercury able to give your heart a voice and to put heart and mind on the same page. This will put pressure on your relationships, creating some tension, but also the potential for a communication and/or relationship breakthrough.
At the same time Venus' departure from your career sector has brought a 16 month push to an end, work tension in the early days of the week is a push to work smarter and to pace yourself. There is a clear message across the cosmos this week that the days of all work and no play are over and while you won't lose your professional edge anytime soon, the focus has shifted to personal and professional networking and also to income developments. In fact, professional forces have not only pooled their support behind a very real chance to smash your way through old glass ceilings, but are making it more about where the money is and what's in it for you in general. In the meantime there are some social and serendipitous forces in play, along with adventurous lunar vibes in the early days.
A week that was always going to see a lot of focus on professional matters, with Venus spending her first full week in your career sector and the Sun due to leave over the weekend, gets off to an auspicious start. On Monday Venus aligns with lucky Jupiter, for the first time in your career sector since 2003, not only bringing your professional desires and expectations together with a new sense of what's possible, but adding luck to the laws of attraction that are now in effect. Yet what is lacking is any urgency, especially with Jupiter not leaving your career sector until August 2015 and new doors not opening on the income front until next month. The message from the professional gods is that they're in this for the long haul. This is a good week for personal and professional networking.
While the Moon's return to your financial sector midweek may create some financial tension and fears that a renewed sense of professional and financial confidence was a false hope, the reality is that the tide has turned. A massive financial push that ended last week has left you with plenty of momentum and after a major financial overhaul, a much clearer sense of your overall objectives. The Moon's visit is simply a chance to check you haven't forgotten this. Pluto, in retrograde motion in your income sector, is enjoying his first full week in 16 months where he's the only planet in either of your money houses, coincidently during Mercury's first week in your career sector, having returned over the weekend. Keeping things in perspective is an irrepressible sense of adventure.
While there could be some communication issues at the start of the week they are extremely fortuitous. The pressure is coming from Mercury, who moving into opposition with forces on the communication front is forcing them to up their game and the timing couldn't be better. For with the Moon returning to your relationship sector midweek to check on things after a massive 16 month push ended last week, having the communication lines open, especially on the relationship front, is essential. In the meantime, the money gods are making the most of the fact that the professional gods are taking a temporary break, before a fresh wave comes into play early next month. An alignment between Venus and Jupiter on Monday reveals that you really do have luck and the money gods on your side.
At what is already an important time for your relationships and with Venus' first full week and the Sun's final days in your relationship sector always going to make this even more important, things couldn't get off to a better start or in more stark contrast to last week. Last week began with a Full Moon in your sign, which not only provided personal wakeup calls but relationship wakeup calls as well, bringing any personal and/or relationship tensions to a head. Yet a week on this week begins with a magical alignment between Venus and Jupiter in your relationship sector, creating some of the most auspicious relationship conditions in a decade. With your focus also on money and professional matters, get to the heart of what you want from your relationships and what they need from you.
Mercury is punching above his weight this week, having to fight to get your attention and understandably so. Mercury returned to your relationship sector over the weekend, on a mission to start opening the communication lines before the Sun returns at the end of this week to begin your annual relationship review. Unfortunately for Mercury and your relationships the timing couldn't be worse, for it comes just as an alignment between Venus and Jupiter in your work sector on Monday, coupled with the urgency of the Sun's final days, is making this an extremely important and auspicious week for work matters. Mercury is choosing Monday and Tuesday, the most auspicious days of the week for work matters, to stage a rebellion, pushing relationship matters to a head in order to get your attention.