Capricorn Horoscope for July 2018

Capricorn Horoscope for July 2018

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By for ASTROGRAPH Horoscopes

This is an exciting month for you, Capricorn, leading to fundamental shifts in the way that you see yourself in connection with others, and in your own sense of who you are. As the month begins, you are well aware of the enormous impact of partnership on your life. The eclipses of this month, especially the July 12th Solar Eclipse in your opposite sign, are extremely powerful, the focal points of changes in worldview and self-concept. This entire month, and next, you are in a generally introspective mode, very aware of the major transformation that you find yourself in the midst of. Your communication with others, and your learning curve in general, is inspired, mystical, and influenced by the underground process of your own unconscious drives and desires. As you witness the accumulatve effects of all that is going on within you and outside of yourself, it may be best to acknowledge that, along with the Universe, your higher Self is in fact the co-creator of your current arc of evolutionary development.

The following was written by this month's guest columnist Adam Elenbaas of The Nightlight Astrology School

This month’s astrology features the ongoing effects of Mars retrograde in your second house of values and resources, plus two eclipses, one of them a solar eclipse in Cancer, your natural complementary opposite sign, implying a strong partnership focus this month!

Starting from the top, the month gets kick-started on July 5th when Mercury in Leo in your eighth house opposes Mars retrograde in Aquarius in your second house. You may be negotiating a contract or trying to make a deal with someone right now. Finances could be tight over the summer months, or you might be trying to simplify your budget or rid yourself of some extra expenses. You may also need to beware of having a short fuse, or being obsessed with driving a hard bargain or feeling tempted to cut your losses and bail on someone or something too quickly. Be sure to take your time before making any big decisions and remember to be tactful and kind when communicating your bottom line to others.

Then, also on July 5th, the Sun in Cancer in your seventh house will trine Jupiter in Scorpio in your eleventh house, with Jupiter moving quite slowly, getting ready to turn direct on July 10th. There is a big change of momentum happening here in both your intimate relationships or partnerships and your larger social circles, or within organizations you belong to. You might be finding that your faith in others is being restored or that you are finding support and encouragement from others to help you pursue your dreams. Your values may also be gradually shifting. To really capitalize on this energy, be sure that you allow yourself to be emotionally vulnerable and open to deeper or more intimate exchanges with others.

On July 9th Mercury in Leo in your eighth house will square Jupiter in Scorpio in your eleventh house. Watch for the timely appearance of allies and helpful agreements, benefactors or well-wishers coming to your aid, but also be mindful of exaggerated claims, boastful or proud proclamations, and unrealistic expectations or even flat out lies and deceptions from within the groups you belong to or among your friends or colleagues. Not every form of help that comes your way, however advantageous it may appear at first, is going to help you in the long-run, so be sure to use your heart when discerning the best path forward.

Then on July 12th the first eclipse arrives. The Sun will oppose Pluto in your first house as the New Moon (a solar eclipse) takes place in your seventh house. Expect significant changes in relationships and partnerships this month, stemming from this mid month timing, and don’t be too surprised if these changes are somewhat challenging for you personally. When those we are in relationship with grow and change it’s natural for us to have to grow and change, as well. When one person in a relationship is growing and changing but the other isn’t, it’s often a sign that something isn’t right, and needs adjustment, or that certain aspects of the relationship might be reaching their natural expiration date. It’s best if you can take time to feel into this one out, resisting any temptation to skip past the deep inner work you are being called to do with others.

July 18th Mars conjoins the South Node of the Moon in Aquarius in your second house. If it’s time to let go of something, you’ll know because you’ll be inspired to haul out the trash, even if it requires some hard work. Watch for themes of financial change or challenge, cutting losses and expenses, the wisdom of loss or little, and the need to revise or make serious changes to your lifestyle or value system.

On July 24th, Venus will oppose Neptune across your ninth and third house axis. Don’t be surprised if you are contemplating vast themes. You might try to have a notebook handy or a few friends on call in order to discuss what you’re experiencing. This is a romantic and otherworldly transit, taking place in these houses related to curiosity, the intellect, mysticism, religion, and the search for truth. You may be traveling or feel compelled to travel, especially for the sake of love or in search of something beautiful and true. Remember that Venus combined with Neptune also requires that we keep a firm grip on reality always, or we are likely to get lost in fantasyland.

Finally, on July 27th the Sun in Leo opposes Mars in Aquarius at the time of a Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius, across your 2nd and 8thhouse axis, while both are square to Uranus in Taurus in your fifth house. This eclipse is bringing things to a head in areas of your life concerned with values, resources, possessions, and finances. You may find yourself strapped with some unexpected expenses, or that you are completely ridding or purging yourself of habits that have become toxic. You could be completely revising a business or financial strategy that you feel isn’t working any longer. You may also need to change your diet or spending habits right now, or you might be selling something, or figuring out how to negotiate some challenges regarding finances and relationships. With Uranus in the fifth house of creativity a close square to this eclipse, you may also feel like you’re on the brink of a creative breakthrough, or find that considerations regarding children are suddenly an integral part of the situation. It helps to remember to keep your cool, and to allow the changes that are arising to happen as peacefully and naturally as possible; this Martial themed eclipse could signal a hyper reactive stance that will resist what your Higher Self already knows to be the wave of your future self emerging.

With the massive changes that are happening now, I highly recommend that folks get a transit report tailored specifically to their chart for the most accurate description of what's in store for you in the months ahead.

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sun astrology The Sun

The Sun represents the Self, one's way of being in the world. It can represent, on different levels, both the ego and the higher Self or soul purpose. It rules Leo and is exalted in Aries. The Sun is the most important 'planet' in the chart and symbolizes one's will and sense of vitality. When the Sun is afflicted (poorly placed or poorly aspected) it could indicate problems with the father, or male role model. The Sun energizes your entire chart, and planets in close relationship to the Sun (by planetary aspect) are emphasized in your personality. If your Sun is prominent in your chart, you will exhibit great power to do and to be.

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moon astrology The Moon

The Moon represents the personal self, the feelings and the unconscious. It is a reflection of the true self, represented by the Sun. The Moon also stands for security and instinctual or habitual patterns, as well as the ability to relate to others, and to be nurturing to others. The Moon rules Cancer and is exalted in Taurus. It is often contrasted with the Sun as the female receptive principle versus the masculine or positive principle. The Moon represents the feminine and nurturing part of oneself. In a male chart, the Moon represents the feminine within, or the 'anima' and also indicates the type of partner you will attract. The Moon also represents an attunement from the past, which operates at an instinctive or habitual level in your present life.

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mercury astrology Mercury

Mercury represents the mind and intellect, and rules Gemini, sign of duality also Virgo, and has its exaltation in Aquarius. Mercury is an airy planet, associated with all forms of communication and the in-flow and out-flow of intelligence. Its position indicates how your mental function will be expressed, and where techniques and skills are available to you.

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venus astrology Venus

Venus is the planet of love and relationship. Venus is in-taking, rather than out-going (as represented by Mars), and rules the signs Libra and Taurus. Venus has its exaltation in Pisces, and is associated with aesthetics, beauty, refinement and romance. Its position in the chart indicates the area in which the give and take of love, affection and sensual pleasure will be expressed.

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mars astrology Mars

Mars is the planet of outward activity and animal passion. It rules Aries and is exalted in Capricorn. This fiery planet is masculine in action, versus softer more receptive Venus. When strong in the chart it can indicate a volatile temper, and also great courage. Its position indicates how your personality will assert itself, and what modes of activity will stimulate your physical energies.

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jupiter astrology Jupiter

Jupiter is the planet of faith, positivism and optimism. It rules Sagittarius and is exalted in Cancer. Jupiter represents the principle of expansion, versus contraction (as represented by Saturn) and the aspirations of the higher self. Its position in the chart indicates how your faith will be expressed, and what modes of activity will stimulate self-confidence.

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saturn astrology Saturn

Saturn is the planet of limitation and contraction, and the trials of life experience. This includes disciplive, punctuality, and the conservation of material resources. Saturn rules Capricorn and is exalted in Libra, and is limited and material, versus unlimited faith (as represented by Jupiter). It indicates areas where the personality will be restricted by fears and lack of confidence, and also areas which are important to be worked on in this lifetime.

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uranus astrology Uranus

Uranus is the planet of freedom and revolutionary vision, the urge for change and the ability to visualize new possibilities. Uranus rules Aquarius, and is exalted in Scorpio. It is also associated with mental studies, electricity and astrology. Its position indicates the arena of originality and freedom from conventional thinking in your life.

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neptune astrology Neptune

Neptune represents the universal ocean of oneness with all beings. It is thus highly compassionate, also idealistic, imaginative and self login or even self undoing, and can be associated with drugs or media, as fantasy expressions. Neptune rules Pisces, and finds its exaltation in Cancer. Its position indicates where there may be confusion and also great creativity in poetic or musical fields. Neptune has been called the higher octave of Venus.

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pluto astrology Pluto

Pluto is a force for change that can be destructive in its power. Pluto rules Scorpio, and is exalted in Leo. Pluto is related to will, and intense passion, and has a reputation for ruthlessness. As god of the underworld Pluto brings the deepest compulsions into the light. Its position indicates areas of life that must ultimately become transformed as part of the soul's evolution.

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chiron astrology Chiron

Chiron is a small planet, or 'planetoid' that was only discovered in 1977, and which has already shown itself to be quite powerful in an individual's chart. Occupying an eccentric orbit between Saturn and Uranus, and named for the centaur physician of Greek myth who taught ancient wisdom to mankind, Chiron represents the archetype of the "Wounded Healer" and is associated with shamanism and going within to heal oneself. Its discovery is synchronous with the rise of the holistic health movement. Chiron's position in the chart reveals where one has been wounded, and where also there is the opportunity for discovering healing from within and sharing this discovery with other people, since from our wounds arises our compassion for the suffering of others. The position of Chiron, by house and sign, can also show where we have talent and access to ancient wisdom, as well as where we may depart from the mainstream in service to a higher practicality. Those with prominent Chiron are likely to be educators and spiritual healers.

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ceres astrology Ceres

As goddess of the harvest and the natural process of fertility and renewal, Ceres represents the process of nurturing and motherhood in an individual chart, and has been attributed to the sign Cancer as a co-ruler with the Moon, as well as to the signs of Taurus, Scorpio and Virgo.

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pallas astrology Pallas

The astrology of the asteroid Pallas indicates the creative use of the mental faculty in combination with ageless wisdom, and is also involved with the arts, especially the plastic arts such as sculpture and pottery, and with medicinal remedies.

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juno astrology Juno

The astrology of Juno indicates partnering energy of intimate relationships, as in the more modern issues of where the boundaries are with another person, how much sharing is appropriate, versus holding back, are there issues of bitterness and jealousy, or projected authority and control onto another person, and intimacy needs in general.

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vesta astrology Vesta

In the astrology of Vesta issues of sexuality and completeness unto oneself predominate. Possible associations are the woman (or man) who chooses celibacy, but as a nun or monk takes on a higher purpose than normal family life, also issues of sexuality and who is ultimately served in the process, self or other.

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eris astrology Eris

While the lower expression of Eris might manifest as the lust for struggle and violence, there is also a more positive manifestation in the most basic defense of one's rights in standing up to established power, by violence if necessary. By recognizing and coming to terms with this potentially violent factor in ourselves we can grow as humans and become more whole.

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part of fortune astrology Part of Fortune

The Part of Fortune (from the Latin Pars Fortuna) is the only Arabian astrology part still commonly used in modern astrology. It indicates an area of life that is a fortunate one for the native. The house in which the Part of Fortune is placed indicates an area of your life which is likely to be a successful one for you; an area where the applications of your skill will bear fruit. Its is where you will find good luck and happiness.

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north node astrology The North Node

The Nodes of the Moon indicate areas of life that are of special concern to you. Also referred to as the dragon's head, The North Node indicates your goals. The placement of the North Node indicates work that needs to be done in your life, or new faculties that need to be developed in the present lifetime.

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south node astrology The South Node

The Nodes of the Moon indicate areas of life that are of special concern to you. Also known as the dragon's tail, the South Node indicates areas of mastery, often from a previous lifetime.

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aries astrology Aries

Aries people tend to be energetic, forceful and outgoing. They are good at getting things done, although they prefer starting to finishing. Like the energy of the first rush of spring, they move into the world in a headstrong, pioneering way. Aries people are likely to rush into things before reflecting, and may also be impatient or unwilling to sit back and allow events to mature.

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taurus astrology Taurus

Taureans revel in the pleasures of life. They crave the security and comfort of relaxing in the warmth of their home environment. They value the senses and the enjoyment of material things. Taureans are likely to work hard to make their home an attractive one. They also have the makings of a healer and have a large capacity for kindness.

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gemini astrology Gemini

Gemini is the sign associated with communication, logical thought processes (based on duality) and the conscious mind. Gemini people tend to be airy and intellectual, glib of tongue and curious about life and other people. They can experience two sides of things at the same time, and may tend to be flighty.

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cancer astrology Cancer

Cancerians are nurturing and protective of others. Their ruling planet is the Moon, and they tend to be moody, with constantly changing emotions. Cancerians are also likely to be security-conscious and highly value their home life. They may appear passive, and tend to rely on their feelings to make decisions. They are subtle, rather than direct, and are likely to reflect the moods of those around them.

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leo astrology Leo

Leos are likely to express themselves in dramatic, creative and assertive ways. They are also likely to enjoy the warmth of the physical Sun. Leos have great energy, courage and honesty. They are likely to be self-confident and maybe even a bit self-indulgent as they expect to be the center of attention, and often are. Leos can be quite determined and usually get their way when they really want to. They also possess great integrity, and are a natural leader.

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virgo astrology Virgo

Virgos love work, service to others and the gathering of the fruits of the material world, as symbolized by the harvest. They are also likely to be a good conversationalist, with wide-ranging knowledge and interesting ideas. They can be analytical and perhaps overly fond of detail, with perfectionist tendencies, and they may miss out on the big picture by concentrating on the micro. It also benefits them to learn the fine line between discrimination and criticism.

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libra astrology Libra

Libra is the sign of harmony and relationship. The Sun in Libra is at the time of the Equinox, when day equals night, and similarly Libra strives for balance between polarities. Librans are known for their good taste, elegance and charm. They are seekers of harmony and beauty.

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scorpio astrology Scorpio

Scorpio is the most intense sign of the Zodiac, and is associated with sexual activity and with the symbolism of death and rebirth. Their emotions run deep. Scorpios have great personal magnetism and great powers of persuasion or even the ability to coerce others.

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sagittarius astrology Sagittarius

Sagittarius is an optimistic, positive-thinking sign associated with the quest for freedom from all restriction as well as idealism, religion and philosophy. Sagittarians are direct and forthright, good-natured and affirmative in their outlook.

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capricorn astrology Capricorn

Capricorn people are ambitious and practical, and are likely to have an excellent sense of social responsibility. They also tend to be conscious of social mores, perhaps to the point of over-concern. Their natural caution allows them to advance slowly and steadily to the top.

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aquarius astrology Aquarius

Aquarians have a rebellious nature, and are eccentric, spontaneous and original. They are forward thinking and detached, and can seem conservative though they really are not very much so. They are scientifically minded and logical, and confident in manner.

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pisces astrology Pisces

Pisceans are friendly and likable, and yet can be very moody and introspective as well. Pisces is a watery sign, concerned with subtle emotions and secret mystical depths. Pisceans are not entirely at home in this world.

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