For the week beginning with the waxing Quarter Moon in Scorpio, August 7 - August 14th:
All the fiery Leo emphasis could be intense for you, Capricorn, as the personal planets (Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars) gather in your Leo 8th house of death, rebirth, and other people’s money. This is considered a shadowy or hidden area, but for you it is currently in the spotlight.
We begin the 2nd lunar quarter on Wednesday, August 7th, exact at 1:31 PM EDT. This quarter Moon asks you to take action on the seeds planted or ideas germinated at the Leo New Moon regarding matters of death, rebirth, and other people’s money. You might find that you need to make some adjustment in your area of friends and wider networks so you can proceed with your course of action.
On Thursday, August 8th, Venus in your Leo 8th house forms a flowing exchange with Jupiter in your Sagittarius 12th house of the subconscious, the place we all tend to hide the matters we are unwilling to face. Jupiter has been traveling through this house since January, asking you to explore this uncharted territory. Venus can help you bring together the still-foggy understanding you have gained so far.
The Moon enters your Sagittarius 12th about the same time, bringing strong emotional focus to this hidden area of secrets.
August 11th is a busy day among the planets as Jupiter turns direct, Mercury enters Leo, and Uranus turns retrograde.
Since April, retrograde Jupiter has been asking you to review your beliefs or your spiritual growth impacted by material unearthed in your 12th house. He is almost stopped now at 14˚ Sagittarius and will begin to creep forward on August 11th. By then you should have a renewed sense of clarity and hope in this area.
Also on August 11th, Mercury re-enters your Leo 8th house, picking up speed after his backward movement into Cancer. Mercury joins the Sun, Venus, and Mars in Leo, placing even more emphasis on this area. Mercury can help you gather your thoughts and make plans regarding 8th house matters. Do you need advice on financial or tax decisions? Now would be a good time to consult with an attorney to draw up your will, if you haven’t already, or to update an existing one.
Uranus has been parked at 6˚ Taurus for weeks now and will turn retrograde on August 11th. You’ve been feeling his presence especially in your area of creativity and children since May, and possibly last fall as well. Uranus is the planet of change and revolution. He often brings sudden and unexpected disruption. Think back to May of this year, and also to May through October of last year when Uranus was briefly in Taurus. What has changed for you regarding your children, or your creative expression?
On August 14th, Venus joins the Sun in your 8th house. Venus is on fire, the center of attention, and she is lighting up this shadowy area. You could receive money as inheritance, tax refund, or as a result of a settlement of some sort. Or maybe you work with people at the end of life, and you receive recognition for your work?