Virgo Horoscope: July 2013

Field of Dreams

Explore the outer limits this month by imagining the possibilities ahead rather than solely focusing on concrete objectives. The planetary gathering in your 11th House of Long-Term Goals inspires you to seek the pot of gold at rainbow's end, even if you don't know how to get there just yet. 

You're likely to re-examine old expectations before thinking about your new mission as your ruling planet, Mercury, retrogrades through reflective Cancer and your 11th house until July 20. State your intentions as clearly as possible on July 8 when the caring Cancer New Moon, also in your 11th House, invites you to plant a seed of intention that you can nurture to fruition over the weeks ahead.

Fortunately, you can easily crystallize the best parts of your delicate visions because of a long-lasting holding pattern between disciplined Saturn in resourceful Scorpio and magical Neptune in creative Pisces. This Saturn-Neptune trine is exact on July 19 and is the final occurrence of a series that began on October 10, 2012, empowering you to manifest your dreams. Luckily, bountiful Jupiter and competent Mars trine Saturn and Neptune on July 17 and July 20, helping to make your wishes come true. This consolidating Grand Water Trine reminds you that steady progress is possible and allows you to integrate a deeper spiritual perspective into your life. 

On July 22, a boisterous Mars-Jupiter conjunction in your 11th house of Vision raises your confidence and increases your zest, motivating you to strive for perfection. However, Venus' shift into discerning Virgo, along with an intelligent Aquarius Full Moon that brightens your 6th House of Details, place you on familiar ground and remind you that working smarter is better than working harder.

Keep in Mind this Month

Don't just rely on your sharp perceptions and cool logic ... try sinking into your feelings and letting intuition be your guide.

Key Dates for Virgo


July 17-20: The Power of Now

Your imagination expands on July 17 when philosophical Jupiter harmoniously aligns with planetary heavyweights Saturn and Neptune, and then you receive a blast of assertive energy as warrior Mars marches into the picture on July 20. Saturn adds realism to transcendent Neptune and hopeful Jupiter, inspiring practical speculation and authentic altruism. Mercury's direct turn on July 20 is another signal to start working on a new project. Although your creativity may be off the charts, ultimately it is your patient perseverance that ensures enduring success.

July 22: Adrenaline Rush

Action-hero Mars and jovial Jupiter meet up today, turning you into an enthusiastic dynamo of energy. If you can't channel your excitement into creative activities, at least go to the gym and work some of it off. The eclectic Aquarius Full Moon illuminates your 6th House of Self-Improvement, offering you an opportunity to balance your fastidious attention to details with a more lighthearted approach.

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