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June 26, 2019
Welcome to Your July Horoscope Overview!
Welcome to your July overview, this is a long-awaited month of eclipses. It's time to buckle up and prepare for some massive physical and emotional changes. This month we will be enduring two eclipses, one Mercury retrograde, and an extra new Moon at the end of the month. It's pretty safe to say that July is nothing short of fireworks. As some of you may remember, from January 2019 we began some major shifts in our lives in terms of emotions and responsibilities. It appears now we are reviewing some of the changes that we have made over the past six months.
So Let's talk about eclipses. Eclipses are cosmic portals that create endings and beginnings. We are looking at the aspects of the archetypes of cancer and Capricorn, which may be work-life balance, how to perhaps raise a child and still nurture a career. For some it may be taking care of an older relative, and how that affects the home life. Many of you may experience deep changes in the months ahead due to what comes up in July. Some will be moving, others will be choosing to have children. Some will be choosing to set outgrown relationships, careers, and people free. What we are really identifying in our lives is where we need to nurture and cultivate better more emotional connections (Cancer), and release old overbearing ways of doing things (Capricorn). It's very likely by now you have identified where things are shifting in your life. If you have not already, its an excellent time to get online and take a look at your natal astrological chart for more information. For those of you born from the early 1980s, and 1988-1995 this may be an important time to consider checking in with a reputable astrologer as this significantly affects the trajectory of your life. All eclipses bring great change and require us to be willing to let go of the old to make way for the new. So accepting what may come and go in the weeks ahead is pivotal.
Generally, when a departure happens, and space is created it’s taking place for something new. But be aware, it's not always as easy and clean-cut as it sounds. With Mercury going retrograde, it’s possible there can be some miscommunications, crossed wires and delays. The focus on Cancer is really truly speaking to our emotions. So I would like to stick with that for this particular article Paying attention to how we FEEL. How our home feels, how our body, heart chakra, stomach feel. These are all important areas of life to be mindful of, they’re particularly sensitive now. It’s possible some of these new opportunities appear before we have physically or emotionally made space for them. It’s possible we are left vulnerable and bare as this changes happening, patiently waiting for the next thing to come along and fill the space. Be patient, with yourself and others.
Do your best to practice self-care, and set all things free with love. The universe will be testing you later in the Month when Mercury stations direct and comes back again the beginning of August to confirm is this really what you want? As per most retrogrades, when Mercury turns back there can be issues with communication, emails, technology, and agreements. With the harsh aspects to Pluto and Saturn, it’s especially important to be mindful of what you agree to, as there can be some underlying issues with someone or something pressing you, forcing you, or guilting you into making a rash decision. Major moves, leases, home purchasing, starting a family, etc. fall under cancers realm and should be carefully considered for some of you. Take your time. Be aware of any push back you’re experiencing now. Don’t play mind or power games. Don’t put up with any either.
It’s safe to say that things begin to level out closer to the beginning of August next month, however, eclipse energy triggers events that may only be starting now. Technically they may have six months to a year to play out. Thankfully with all of the conjunctions and aspects to between Venus as well as Mercury, you have several opportunities to speak from the heart. Doing so creates numerous opportunities to level up to what your heart needs this year. The New Moon Solar Eclipse in Cancer is harvesting new opportunities to care for something, and to some extent may be more manageable for most of you. The Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Capricorn is what may throw some of you off. This will be about completing major projects, heavy lifting, dealing with completions and endings. The Leo New moon at the end of the month will be an incredible time to start fresh, be clear, and have a path forward. Do your best to have an open mind, and be optimistic that July is a month that redirects you, gets your priorities straight and puts you on the path to finding Home, with whomever, whatever, where ever that may be.
Dates to note in July:
Tarot Card: Page of Cups, a new emotional message, a water sign child
It’s possible you’re re-examining your home base. This would definitely not be the month to make a move, however, if you're feeling the need for more space you may want to get looking. You may be feeling like you need this expansion so you have more room to create or take care of a child. Some of you are having family come to visit you. Do your best work with others this month when it comes to delegating tasks. It can be more challenging for you to focus on work. Don’t worry this will pick back up in August. Be mindful of the full moon in Capricorn, it's possible that you're completing a big project, or giving a resignation. If it comes down to you having to leave due to personal home life issues, walk away knowing something better is on the horizon.
Tarot Card: 10 of Wands, carrying a heavy burden, moving
Communication is incredibly important this month. You may be having to go back and forth quite a bit with others. Pay close attention to travel plans, because they're apt to change. You may be spending time with close relatives or visiting family. For whatever reason, if you have issues with transportation, or your personal vehicle, be cautious before making a new purchase or signing a lease. You’re better off making these decisions next month. Some of you may be opting to complete a program, or wrap up some type of continuing education. Be sure to backup all of your electronics, and be open to a renegotiation of some agreements. The end of the month is excellent for manifesting changes in your home. If you're looking to do this use July to explore new neighborhoods.
Tarot Card: The Devil, breaking free of intense ties
What are your biggest fears, or your biggest secret? Be careful what you're manifesting. Anxiety can bring the biggest monsters out of the closet. This month all of the attention is coming to your self-esteem and creating your own security. Learning that your security does not come from a partner is so pivotal. You're going to be releasing a lot of karma later in July. Topics of intimacy, debt, and transformation will come up. It's important not to repeat old patterns of Avoiding intimacy in all forms. You have the ability to generate new forms of income this month. This only comes when you are in alignment with your true self, as well as sticking to realistic financial guidelines. If you want to make more, you have to be grounded. Keep in mind that material possessions do not provide security. You may find by the end of this month you're communicating clearer than ever before.
Tarot Card: Knight of Wands, a sudden message, or fire sign that rushes in or out
This is an excellent month to be practicing many forms of self-care. Your relationships with others may very well be changing. It's important to be aware that's the most important relationship you will have is with yourself. When you are in tune with what you need, you will lay the groundwork for a much stronger, and healthier relationships. Stand your ground If someone chooses to leave, do not ask them to stay. There may be an important lesson about self-preservation here. Others may not react well to your new sense of boundaries. By doing this you learn to stand in your personal power. If you want healthier long term consistent relationships, sometimes this means releasing the old to make way for the new. Seek partnerships with those who are mature and in charge of their life. Expect your self-esteem to soar.
Tarot Card: King of Cups, Filling one’s own cup, complete happiness or a water sign male
There’s a lot going on behind The scenes this month. The major focus is on your own personal intuition and spiritual side. Dreams may speak to you in ways they never have before. It’s possible that you will be revisiting issues that need closure, and dealing with some deep-seated emotions. Meditation, spiritual retreats, and self-awareness are all encouraged. Take time to rest if you’re feeling mentally or emotionally unwell. It’s possible that a secret may come out, be sure to handle it with maturity and be thankful for that situation or person is leaving your life. This is an excellent month to release bad habits. Focus on health and a renewed sense of self. You’ll be brand new and ready to go in August.
Time to reconnect with some old friends. Don’t be surprised if you’re hearing from people out of the blue. Old friendships may circle back around and let you know where they have been, and what they have been going through. It’s possible that they will have some good news about an expansion in their home life, or family. Reconnecting with these people can be excellent and inspirational when it comes to your creative sense of self. Don’t allow a romantic partner to get in the way or be at odds with you over needing some freedom this month. It’s possible that at the end of July you will be wanting some time alone when the time comes to take it so you can think things over. This time spent away I can be extremely spiritual and allow you to focus on your creative endeavors.
Tarot Card: 8 of Cups, walking away from something that no longer serves you
Get ready for an action-packed month when it comes to your career. Just remember not everybody deserves to come with you. Be cautious and try not to rock the boat when it comes to people you live with, or your family. There can be some challenges when it comes to breaking away and doing the work that you need to do and laying boundaries with people you’re close to. Meditate on being the boss of yourself, show up for yourself. This is one of the most important months for taking charge. It’s possible a friend may reach back out and lend a helping hand with your professional pursuits. You may be looking to join groups or associations in the months ahead. Check a few out. This month is not the month to launch a new business but rather reevaluate where you’re at professionally and decide if you need to make some changes.
Tarot Card: Knight of Cups, a knight in shining armor, communicating with love
It appears that there are some things changing in regards to your beliefs. Things are shifting with a trip, continuing education, or your spiritual focus. You may also be reviewing how to publish something, or begin a new class. Be sure to thoroughly look over any plans when it comes to traveling, or pursuing higher education. Make sure that it is a good fit for you before signing on the dotted line. It seems like all of the developments are two better further you along professionally in the months ahead. Be aware that there can be some issues with communication between yourself and a sibling later in the month. Its best to handle any miscommunications verbally rather than via text or email. If an electronic gadget goes kaput, wait till next month to replace it.
Tarot Card: 6 of Swords, in between, travel or limbo
This is an excellent month to take a deep dive into your security and joint finances. Work with a partner to find creative ways to pay off debt, or fund your future endeavors. It’s possible if you’re making changes in your budget, you can create space to make the purchases that you need. It just requires a bit of planning. This is a major month of transformation, and it’s likely you’ll be confronted with some fears. Do not let them get in the way. Later in the month, you want to let go of any abundance blocks and self-worth issues. Doing so will rev up your cash flow and self-confidence. If you’re saving for a trip it’s possible you may start the beginning process of planning at the end of July or beginning of August, just don’t pull the trigger until the mercury retrograde ends.
Tarot Card: 7 of Swords, trust issues, fear of misleading or deceptive people
In order to feel more complete, and secure in a committed relationship it requires you to break down all of your walls. Yes, I know you’ve been going through quite a colorful time recently. Transformations are never easy, and people never show up at the perfect time. It’s likely they show up in the midst of your personal crisis. You’re changing, but people are appearing to help support that change. The truth is, this is one of the most important relationship months all year for you. Allow the new people and faces to come into your life, and help usher you into becoming more vulnerable and open to love. If you can do this, your intimacy sector and sex life is on fire at the end of July. It’s very likely that you may come into contact with a very intense romantic person, who is not only financially secure but insanely sensual. Go on, enjoy yourself. Just be clear about your boundaries. Steer clear of ex’s and people from the past, don’t look back. You aren’t going back there again.
Tarot Card: Judgement, a final decision, closing the chapter
It’s time to get organized and really hone in on your health. It’s possible that you’re considering taking up a new physical workout routine, diet, or office space. Your schedule may be unexpectedly switched up a bit. This is a month to also pay close attention to your pets if they’re having any health-related issues be sure to take them seriously and have them checked out. Mid-month it’s possible that there is a secret that is coming out. I want you to really focus on letting go of any negative patterns, or stories that you have told yourself this far. You’re putting to rest a chapter that is no longer part of your story. This may require some time alone, or perhaps even more rest. At the end of the month, you’re making way and welcoming new relationships into your life. These people are here to bring you joy and creativity. Be sure to thoroughly clean house physically and emotionally to make space for them, you deserve it.
Tarot Card: Queen of Swords, speaking directly and from a place of reason, an air sign woman
This may be a month where you find yourself going back to complete old creative projects. Creativity is bursting at the seams, and you’re feeling inspired. If there is a piece of something you have left unfinished, it’s very likely that you will complete your masterpiece! If you’ve been back-and-forth with a boyfriend or girlfriend, now may be the time that you decide whether not you want to stay in this partnership. Ask yourself if your vision for the future fits with them in it. This is also a time where you may find yourself contemplating or wondering if you are going to have a child. Think about this long and hard before you make a decision, because you may be very fertile in the months ahead. I recommend letting go of old friendships that no longer suit you, and finding creative ways to fill your schedule and get organized.
Candace Marie of Beyond the Veil Tarot has her degree in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Theology, and studied at the School of Evolutionary Astrology. She is also a graduate of Sacred Crossings Death Midwifery School, and a root worker and herbalist. Read her bio here, and catch more of her work on Beyond the Veil Tarot.
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