After the Sun, Venus and the Moon's fairly dramatic departure from your relationship sector late last week, while there is still a lot of focus on your relationships this week, it's a lot more subdued. Mercury has stayed on in your relationship sector in order to ensure the communication lines are open and during the later days of last week, in retrograde motion, this even gave you a chance to give the past and unsaid words a voice. Yet as you move into the new week, with Mercury in his first full day in direct motion and due to leave at the end of next week, the message from the love gods is that it's time to move on. By the end of the week you should have a much better sense of where your relationships are going, with a need to take your time and make communication a priority.
After their dramatic return to your relationship sector last Friday and the solar eclipse on the same day, the Sun and Venus' first full week in your relationship sector brings a message that it's time to wrap things up. Friday's solar eclipse also marked the point where Saturn moved into his final 2 months in your relationship sector and due to leave on Christmas Eve you've got the transparency and desire to put your relationships on the path you want them to continue on. With Ceres, dwarf planet and goddess of the solar system due to leave your relationship sector on Tuesday, the early hours of the week are all about listening to your heart, having your eyes open and getting a clear sense of what you want from your relationships. You've got to know what you're investing in.
There is something special happening on both the romantic and relationship fronts this week, in both cases fairly subtle. While the Sun and Venus both left your romantic sector late last week, Mercury not only stayed on, but having turned direct over the weekend, his job of giving your heart, the past and unsaid words a voice ended just less than 24 hours before you move into the new week. With Monday Mercury's last full day in direct motion he's at a standstill, giving you a chance to stay in the moment, looking to the future but with no hurry to walk the talk. While Mars left your relationship sector on Sunday the Moon is here as you move into the new week, keeping your emotional responses until Ceres' return on Tuesday to take your relationships into a new phase of an ongoing journey.
You've reached a week where the love gods are fighting for your attention, for with the Sun and Venus spending their first full week in your romantic sector and Mars his first in your relationship sector they both need your attention. If there is any urgency it's on the relationship front, for with the Sun and Venus having both returned to your romantic sector last Friday and a solar eclipse just hours later you've had the weekend to embrace the spirit of romance and a major new push to make things happen. Mars, on the other hand, only returned to your relationship sector on Sunday and with Monday his first full day, you're just starting to get your bearings and a sense of what this means. You'll gain some useful insight during the Moon's visit to your relationship sector midweek.
With the Sun, Venus and Mercury not due to return to your romantic sector until next month, Mars' departure over the weekend should have seen the romantic focus drop right back this week, the love gods leaving it in your hands to hold onto the romantic passions and fighting spirit he left you with. However, that's not the case and while on Monday it's just the Moon keeping the romantic sentiment in play, emotion is the perfect energy to keep romantic passions fuelled. While the Moon will leave your romantic sector on Tuesday Ceres, dwarf planet and goddess of the solar system will return just hours earlier, with her first visit in 4 years a sign that the love gods aren't going to let you drop the ball. A romantic push hasn't ended and in fact the real push hasn't even begun.
At the same time that your relationships are set to benefit from the Sun and Venus' first full week in your communication sector, with Venus able to give your heart a voice and the Sun able to keep it real, it's all things romantic that really have the attention of the love gods. Monday is Mars, planet of passion and the warrior planet of the cosmos' first full day in your romantic sector in what is his first visit in nearly 2 years. Mars only returned on Sunday so you're still adjusting to the romantic passions and fighting spirit that he's pumping into your heart, with a chance to really embrace this during the Moon's visit to your romantic sector midweek. As Mars teams up with Pluto this puts the planets of war and revolution on the case, for just the fourth time here in your lifetime.
When Venus left your sign last week she not only left you with some firm romantic and relationship desires and expectations for the coming year, with the Sun having left on the same day this took a lot of pressure off your relationships. Mercury will remain until the end of next week, keeping an eye on personal and relationship balance issues, but without the personal and/or relationship tensions of recent months, focused more on ensuring the communication lines are open. Having just turned direct on Sunday, Monday is Mercury's first full day in direct motion, shifting the focus away from giving the past and unsaid words a voice and onto a need to move on. With the Moon in your communication sector as you move into the new week and Ceres returning on Tuesday it's all about communication.
While the Sun and Venus returned to your sign aligned last week, kicking your new solar year and new Venus cycle of love off simultaneously, by the time you emerge into the new week Venus has taken the lead. While your birthday month will take another 4 weeks to unfold and is part of a much bigger push to see you take your power back, as Venus moves into the new week she's got just 3 weeks to help you define your romantic and relationship desires and expectations for the coming year. With a Full Moon in your relationship sector next week able to give your relationships a voice, the focus this week is on the spirit of romance, even though the Moon won't return to your romantic sector until the weekend. While this is a chance for a fresh start the doors are still open to second chances.
A sense of romantic nostalgia deepens this week, just as you move into the first full week of the month long wind down of your current solar year, with a need to slow down and spend more time running through old memories and looking at life through the rear view mirror. With Uranus in retrograde motion in your romantic sector since July and not turning direct until December, the romantic focus has been on the past and the doors open to second chances for some time, but something special comes together as Venus moves into her first full week in a nostalgic part of your chart. This begins the nostalgic trip down love's memory lane that Venus will always take you on at around this time every year. With the laws of attraction and synchronicity in effect this needs to unfold naturally.
As they both spend their first full week in a social and serendipitous part of your chart the Sun and Venus, planet of love are neck and neck, with their two different agendas coinciding. The Sun is here to put the focus on personal and professional networking whereas Venus, working through the laws of attraction and synchronicity, is focused more on the romantic aspect of this, working to put you in the right place at the right time. Venus is here to create those serendipitous moments or encounters that introduce the element of fate, making it important not to over think or organise things and instead to trust your heart. This comes as Mars' first week in your sign brings a need for more passion and excitement in your life, with simply going through the motions no longer enough.
This is not only one week where professional forces start to dominate, but the start of a major push that will dominate right through to Christmas Eve, with a need to make allowances for that. With Jupiter staying on in your relationship sector to continue to push home your relationship needs and the importance of having the right balance so they aren't neglected, matters of the heart and the spirit of romance has been left with no advocate. This makes it important to hold onto the spirit of romance and adventure that Venus left you with when she left an adventurous part of your chart late last week, knowing that if you're not willing to keep both alive, they stand little chance on their own. Your professional star is on the rise, but there still has to be a balance between work and play.
While there is no danger of losing your professional edge and if anything, while the urgency is gone something strong, enduring and permanent is starting to take its place, your professional confidence is on the rise, with a chance and a need to avoid letting this become all consuming. As the Sun and Venus, planet of love both spend their first full week in an adventurous part of your chart they're on a joint mission to ensure life doesn't become all work and no play, something that could easily happen considering the professional support you have. While the Sun looks for ways to bring more adventure into your life in general Venus is more focused on your love life and matters of the heart, dedicating the next 3 weeks to bringing the spirits of romance and adventure together.