All eyes are not only on Venus this week, but on income matters, to a point where you almost need to develop tunnel vision. Money matters as a whole can wait. The Moon's visit to your financial sector two weeks ago has sharpened your financial instincts and left you with enough to keep money matters on track in your own way. As for the money gods, their only focus this week is on income matters and there is a new sense of urgency setting in. It all happens on Tuesday, when the Moon returns to your income sector on the same day that Venus moves into her final two weeks. Until now there has been a sense of complacency. There have been planets moving through your income sector since early February and Venus has just come off a four month visit to Aries. The Moon brings the startling revelation that you now just have 14 days to bring things home.
Financial tensions might still be running high at the start of the week, but there is a real need to see this as a positive. Saturn, in retrograde motion in your financial sector is in opposition with Mercury, in his final days in your income sector. However, last week it was the Sun and the week before that it was a Full Moon. The players change but the message remains the same. The Sun and Mercury both leave your income sector on Tuesday and while they return each year, it will be another 28 years before they return to find Saturn in opposition again. Saturn is a challenging planet, but only because he demands that we face up to truths. With Mercury's smart head for money you have an incredible opportunity to take your power back on both the income and financial fronts. This is a chance to show up.
Since Pluto returned to your financial sector in 2008 no planet has been able to move through your income sector without moving into opposition. While this won't happen until later next week, by the end of this week, financial tension might be starting to build. If it is then this is something to get excited about, with all not what it seems. The Sun and Mercury, who both return to your income sector on Wednesday, return at this time every year. However, it was Mars' return two weeks ago that is a very different story. This is Mars' first visit to your income sector in two years and fuelled by his partnership with Neptune in your career sector, he's hungry for a breakthrough. It is later next week that Mars and Pluto will move into opposition. The planets of war and revolution only move into opposition once every two years and between 2008 and 2024 can only happen here. What is brewing are the seeds of revolution.
The Moon is wisely staying clear of your two money houses this week and won't become involved again until it returns to your income sector early next week. By then any work tensions and professional pressure will have dropped back and a major alignment of job and career forces will be under. This is an alignment that begins on Thursday and will run for the next 15 days. With Mercury just two weeks away from your income sector by then, the Moon's return early next week with be a game changer. In the middle of a major coming together of job and career forces and with income developments just over a week away, this will be a chance to point things in a lucrative direction. Until then keep your money hat off as much as possible. This week is more about keeping your work and professional hats on.
There is almost a need for tunnel vision this week, so laser focused are the money gods and so few are the distractions. The Moon will return to your income sector next week, but for now there is a chance to focus this whole week on adjusting to Neptune's first full week in retrograde motion in your financial sector. Neptune only turned retrograde late last week and the Moon only left on Sunday. The week not only begins with your financial instincts sharp from the get go, but having just left and having witnessed Neptune's retrograde turn, this is something you're still processing. Mars is on hand to fuel your financial confidence and imagination, as are the Sun and Mercury from Wednesday. Yet it is Mars that has a vested interest, for he worked with Neptune at the start of the year to fuel the financial dreams and passions you now have a chance to revisit.
The way you can look at some financial tension at the start of the week is as a speed bump, but a very auspicious one. Until leaving your financial sector on Tuesday the Moon is wrapping up its first visit since Venus left just over two weeks earlier. It is the Moon's opposition with Jupiter on Monday that might create some financial tension or at least you hope it does. For this is one time when financial tension is exactly what you need. On Monday it has been nine days since Jupiter turned direct in your income sector, the point where things can start moving forward. However, after months in retrograde motion the suction of the past is often hard to break free from. About the only thing that can do that quickly and decisively is a push from the Moon and that's exactly what Monday's opposition is. With the Sun and Mercury in their final days in your career sector, the timing couldn't be better.
All eyes are on Venus and money matters this week. Income matters can wait. Especially until after the Sun and Mercury settle into your career sector, after the weekend's New Moon and after Neptune settles into his retrograde phase in your work sector. The Moon is still two weeks away from your income sector and this gives work and career matters a chance to settle. This week the Moon is putting the focus onto money matters and the timing couldn't be better. The Moon will return to your financial sector on Tuesday, the same day that Venus moves into her final two weeks here. For the first time this year this will trigger a sense of urgency that until now has been missing. This is when the Moon wakes you up to the fact that once Venus is gone you're on your own. The money gods are ready to finish up, ready to turn their focus onto income matters in the second half of the year.
If there is some financial tension at the start of the week there is a need to take it seriously, but without creating challenges where there are none. Last week it was the Sun that moved into opposition with Saturn in your income sector and on Monday it is Venus. Same opposition, same message but different players. With the Sun and Mercury both leaving your financial sector on Tuesday, this brings some important wakeup calls. The Sun moves through your financial sector at this time every year, but it will be another 28 years before Saturn is in your income sector again, raising the bar on both fronts. Any financial tension will drop back when the Sun and Mercury leave your financial sector on Wednesday. Yet by Thursday the benefits will start unfolding. For it is on Thursday that a major 15 day alignment of income and work forces begins.
As is the case at this time every year, the Sun's return to your financial sector on Wednesday will turn the solar spotlight onto your financial situation and money matters. With Mercury returning just five hours later, this will see a smart head for money kick in during the early days of this annual financial review. This is the point of any year where it's time to get serious about money matters and there will be one planet not too happy about that. That planet is Mars, who until the Sun returns has spent the previous 16 days on his own, fuelling your financial passions and fighting spirit. The Sun's objectivity and Mercury's smart head for money bring a chance to focus on the 'when, where and how', which Mars wants none of. His job is to fire up your financial passions and fighting spirit with hot headed enthusiasm. Keep that free spirit alive, especially during the weekend's New Moon.
The money gods are wisely taking a back seat this week. With the lunar nodes now stationed in your two money houses, the Moon will visit one or the other every second week. The week in between is a chance to let things settle. Last week it was the Moon's return to visit your income sector and next week it will return to your financial sector. Until then, continue to hold onto and trust the nose for money this has left you with. Just as important, if not more important, is the lucrative sense of direction this gave you access to. With career matters starting to gain some traction and the Sun and Mercury both leaving your work sector on Wednesday, the timing couldn't be better. With both job and career forces under pressure at the start of the week, a nose for money and a lucrative sense of direction are the key to working smarter.
The Moon only left your income sector on Sunday, allowing you to start the week with a nose for money from the get go. In the past this has been a mixed blessing, but not this time. The Moon was here when Neptune turned retrograde in your income sector late last week. With a nose for money, your finger on the pulse and ear to the ground as the tide turned, this is something you're attuned to from the get go. This will also ensure your nose for money is sharp as the Sun and Mercury join Mars in your work sector on Wednesday. With a New Moon there over the weekend, new doors are opening on the job front as the doors open to the past, second chances and untapped income potential. This is the start of a partnership between income and work forces that will continue for another three months.
Starting the week with the Moon in your income sector is always a mixed blessing or at least it has been since last September. That's when Jupiter returned to your financial sector and the Moon, now unable to move through your income sector without moving into opposition. However, any financial tension their opposition creates on Monday is a small price to pay compared to the benefits on both fronts. The obvious benefits are being able to start the week with a nose for money and a lucrative sense of direction from the get go. That is especially important in a week where professional pressure makes way for some major breakthroughs later in the week. But even money matters benefit. This is the Moon's first opposition since Jupiter turned direct, with the Moon able to give stalled money matters a push start.