Diana's Monthly Gemini Forecast for August 2014
Until the 23rd, the Sun is in a sociable, busy area and you could be meeting and greeting or connecting over the wires, corresponding, maybe sharing what you know, and probably running around more. It’s a time when you have more on your mind and maybe more to get your head around. Education or travel is also highlighted and there may be plans, schedules or itineraries to consider.
On the 7th, you do well to get active on behalf of others but also the dreamer in you can manifest a cherished vision.
You will have to push through with determination around the 8th/9th to take advantage of the wave of inspiration and progress coming from Uranus.
Until the 16th Mercury is in a very outgoing, chatty area of your Solar chart but it’s also to do with education, gathering or sharing information, media etc. Increased interchanges through speaking and writing are more likely, and possibly more paper-work. Overall, it tends to be a great time for making connections, learning and sharing new stuff, in person or over the wires. Just make sure you or someone else doesn’t get the wrong end of the stick.
ON YOUR DOORSTEP
From the 16th, discussions could revolve around family, extended family, neighbours, or property matters. Correspondence and speculation may be about a physical space inside/outside, or points on the map. You may be mulling things over feeling more emotional or nostalgic. There may be communications with relations or parents for some of you and others may be considering a legacy or a tradition of some kind. Whatever is going on feelings tend to be nearer the surface and certain interchanges may touch a nerve. Either way it tends to be a mentally busy or social time in and around a base of operations – wherever that is – or you may be on the move more.
Avoid major decisions on the 18th/19th you may be inclined to build castles in the air.
Until the 12th Venus is in an area concerning money, property, possessions and other basic stuff. Overall, it means you can do okay in financial negotiations and people skills will serve you in practical ways. Buying/selling/renting/leasing tends to go in your favour and applying for funding or investments made under this transit can prove beneficial as long as you are sensible and don’t take a wild risk. In general, Venus tends to ease things materially and can open the path between money or other goodies and you but, just make sure the traffic isn’t travelling more away from you than towards you – unless this is your choice.
From the 12th Venus will be in a very sociable sector of your solar chart. She can help you to be articulate in your expression and tends to deliver environments or daily encounters which are more appealing or entertaining, even exotic. Some of you could be in exchanges with others who appreciate your self-expression or there may be more interesting distractions or more access to the arts. Media is favoured as is anything artistic. This transit could bring warm, supportive relations with siblings or soul brothers and sisters. You also can do better when buying/selling/promoting etc and if you want to settle a feud or negotiate for something, then you can be very persuasive.
There may be conflict with co-workers, service providers, or others and you must co-ordinate in a practical or health-related manner. Others may be pushing you into something you are not ready for or you are simply taking on too much and overdoing it is one reason why this area is also related to health. So watch your step at work but also do not over-stretch your energies or endanger yourself because of the demands of daily tasks or those you are working with. Overall this Mars position can deliver results you can be proud of but you need to be more a self-starter or deal with things in your own way with Mars here.
From the 23rd the focus will probably be more in and around the base of operations like the neighbourhood, community or with family members. Property matters – buying/selling/home improvements may be a feature or it may be about a particular space inside or outside. In some respects your gaze will tend to be more inwards and you may be pondering more, or feeling things more deeply. Listen to your instincts! Aim for some down time to feed your soul on the 29th – worldly energies will be at a low ebb. But you have the ability to tune into what eluded you before.
DEVIL IN THE DETAIL
Mars is in a sector which emphasizes the practical side of any bright ideas. Considering how to manage, operate, fix. Also useful skills or bits of kit. So daily duties and methodologies are highlighted and you might have to get your head around the mechanical details. A productive house if you keep a weather eye on daily duties, health matters – yours or another’s and running repairs.
STITCHES IN TIME
Saturn is transiting the same service-orientated area of your Solar chart until the end of the year. But it’s also the stitch-in-time-saves nine part too. Keeping ahead of the game with the practical side of chores and health would be smart. Generally it means harder work and more assistance to others on a regular basis or keeping things ticking over with general maintenance and repairs. Also it could be a time for plugging away at learning practical skills, and generally applying yourself in useful ways. Service providers, co-workers or even certain equipment or techniques may present obstacles or cramp your style at times. These challenges make you savvy and push you into wiser choices in the future.
Geminians born in the second 10 days or with 15-19 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
FLIT LIKE A BUTTERFLY
Jupiter is in his favourite house until next August.
Jupiterian expansiveness will tend to support a more outgoing, upbeat, positive frame of mind. You may develop yourself though education, speaking, writing or other forms of creative expression. There could be more exchanges which are positive, revealing or there are more comings and goings to and from a locality. New concepts, jargons, connections will be carved into your mental landscape.
During the long transit of Neptune through your career area remember to respect and honour your own goals in life and integrate the practice of higher service as often as you are able.
It is more likely that you are a facilitator for others lean upon and, to enable them you may sacrifice your own style or plan to serve them, but, as long as you have separated the needy from the greedy, and maintained strong boundaries for yourself, this more service-orientated way of working will be rewarding. This transit favours imaginative art, good causes, healing and spirituality.
Geminians born in the first decanate or with 6-8 Pisces rising will feel the energy the most this month.
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Diana's 2014 Gemini Forecast:
MERCURY RETROGRADES 3 times for approx 3 weeks each in 2014:
First retrograde on 6th-28th February-Aquarius – Pisces.
Second retrograde on 7th June – 1st July – Gemini – Cancer.
Third retrograde on 4th-25th October Libra – Scorpio.
THERE WILL BE 2 SOLAR ECLIPSES IN 2014:
The first Solar eclipse of the year occurs on April 29th in your Solar 12th house
The eclipse energy favours artistic, spiritual or healing activities. Give yourself time for deeper introspection and do not be too open about changes you are feeling within but not yet ready to make.
The second Solar eclipse of the year occurs on October 23rd in your Solar 6th house
This eclipse will help you make changes on a practical, routine level. Start something new related to daily duties, at your place of work or with health matters. Clean up your act and look for an opportunity to be useful to others.
THE CARDINAL GRAND CROSS in April/May and Nov/Dec when Uranus/Pluto are closest will manifest important events which trigger yet another moment of choice as the mass consciousness shifts from the Piscean to the Aquarian Age.
Also, both Venus and Mars will be in long transits beginning late in the year………
Venus will be in Capricorn from November 5th 2013 – March 6th 2014 which may be good news for you Gemini as the potential abundance of Venus will be in a long transit through your joint financial area. You should do your best to make hay while the sun shines with finances or property matters and there is a fair cosmic wind blowing in your direction. You could do well in negotiations and get yourself a bargain during this transit. Someone could contribute useful advice or resources, or simply pick up the tab for you just when you need it. Make sure you realize this is a finite period in which you can do better if you play your cards right and do not expect things to stay the same forever. Overall you should feel more supported, emotionally or with other types of much needed resource or moral support. You should feel a deeper connection in a close relationship, and for some, this can be a sizzley time in your love-life.
Mars entered Libra on December 8th 2013 to stay until July 25th 2014. This is an extraordinarily long transit positively activating your area of children, creative enterprises, and romance. You’ll probably get more opportunity to be centre stage or be on the receiving end of admiring glances, or just shine in your own special way. Or you’ll be more in the mood to take risks and encourage others to do the same during the time Mars is in this creative, competitive and enterprising area of your solar chart.
Jupiter is in Cancer until July 16th 2014 when it enters Leo.
Growth will tend to come more through finances, property or other material ways. Definitely the time to capitalize upon your assets, be they material or in the form of inborn talents. This vibration can attract useful resources and you discover more about their worth in your life. Take advantage of Jupiter here until mid 2014 to underpin whatever might help you expand mentally or physically into new territories as it could result in better finances or more desirable resources. By casting your nets wider, you should do better in this area.
Jupiter enters Leo on July 16th beginning a cycle of developing yourself through communications, education or creative self-expression. In person or over the wires, you can benefit through networking, exchanging information and improving your communication style through any media and people skills. This is right up your street Gemini. If you are ready to seize fresh opportunities and learn new things, you begin to see a range of happier options unfolding before you as Jupiterian expansiveness influences you into a more outgoing, positive frame of mind but Saturn will keep you realistic about what’s doable in practical terms. There could be more comings and goings within the locality, or social life could become a busy hub of mental activity and a learning resource as well. You can develop people skills, learn a new language or jargon, visit unfamiliar places or mix with a culture or a mind-set different to what you are used to. New pathways will be carved into your mental landscape. And this is a good period for connecting with creative thinking and expressing yourself freely through different media maybe channelling your thoughts and intuitions and getting the bigger picture as your mental map expands.
All natives of the sign Gemini will feel the Jupiter influence but it will be more favourable after mid-July.
Saturn entered Scorpio on Oct 5, 2012 and will stay til Xmas Eve 2014 when she enters your opposite sign.
Saturn is now in mutual reception with Pluto which intensifies but also harmonizes their forces to a degree. Saturn in Scorpio indicates extreme caution and slow progress in the banking sector worldwide and the power mongers exerting tighter control not only over money but over other basic resources, governments and playing on the sympathies of the population. At the same time there is likely to be previously hidden facts brought to light which, after the muddy waters have cleared, regenerate those areas concerned.
For you Gemini, from Oct 6th 2012 Saturn began to manifest a tougher work schedule, or for some, more need to take health and fitness more seriously – yours or others. This is the ‘stitch in time saves nine’ position of Saturn. Generally it means harder work and more service to others on a regular basis and keeping things ticking over with maintenance and repairs. You will take work-methods, co-workers medicos therapists or service-providers more seriously now. Any of these may feel annoying or frustrate because it will be through them that you meet the tests of Saturn. A great time for learning practical skills and applying yourself in useful ways so as to get useful results. Geminians born 5th June onwards or with from 15 degrees rising will feel this vibration the most over 2014.
Uranus is in a positive and opportunistic angle to your Sun sign and will happily be transiting it’s own house until 2019. It’s a sociable area related to collaborations, group gatherings and the collective mind – locally or over the wires. So it‘s likely you‘ll be hanging out with a different class of people with advanced knowledge or new circle of associates or mates with common interests. Fresh, even, ground-breaking influences may inspire you to think along very interesting and unusual lines. This is a very progressive part of your Solar chart and it could mean that hopes and dreams left on the shelf a long time ago will start to be mobilized.
This is also an innovative, alternative vibration which means you could discover approaches which are not mainstream, techno or just unfamiliar. This vibration also favours anything innovative through IT, sustainable energy, or other areas which put you at the leading edge. A previous structure may be replaced through new contacts and you’ll have to adapt to a sometimes surprising but interesting environment which accelerates the speed at which things happen – probably in short bursts.
Early Geminians will feel this vibration most strongly, born from 29thMay-7th June or with between
8-17 degrees rising.
For many years Neptune has been making its influence felt in the area of how you escape from the usual box. This is where you may have been most illogical or starry-eyed about exotic foreigners, education or a faraway place. Neptune has completed its transit of this area.
In Neptune’s new manifestation, it may mean you have to lay aside your own desires and make yourself available in a more selfless or nurturing way because it serves or promotes the good of others. But it’s not all sacrifice because this transit will be great for those involved in things like medicine, boating, hospitality, healing, spirituality, charities, catering and anything which serves a higher purpose or a common good. This vibration will also support you artistic Geminians and may spur you to greater achievements through flights of imagination. But sometimes you’ll realize you didn’t think things through clearly and you missed important details. And, when it comes to acclaim and a true valuing of your contribution, with Neptune here, it can sometimes mean you become ‘invisible’ and you may feel overlooked or unappreciated or perhaps misconstrued by others.
Geminians born 24th-29th May or with 3-8 degrees rising will feel this vibration the most in 2014.
The life-changing force of Pluto, now in Capricorn, means regeneration from deep levels over the next decade. There will be a letting go of the old scenarios which could relate to property, money or other resources you share or have shared with another. The old order is crumbling and the decks are clearing for a new dawn in material ways or with deep heart connections. You will be learning how to pick up the most valuable pieces from the past and move them into the future, rising, phoenix-like from the ashes. Some of you may feel more drawn to the mystical, hidden, spiritual side of life. Some will become more interested in psychology. And for others, this transit will mean an inheritance of some kind or when you can ‘cash in’ on assets or previous savings. It can also mean power struggles or turbulence related to assets, inheritance and your own true allegiances. Pluto’s position is a little demanding at times on the emotional level but by doing inner work and letting go of an old order, you can be reborn and, along with Uranus, make progress with something you’ve wanted to achieve for a very long time. Geminians born 31st May – 5th June or with 10-14 degrees rising.
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