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Monthly Astrological Forecast : July 2023                                                     

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The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd shines a revealing light on power plays surrounding you at work. If you keep your emotions in check and handle the situations in an aboveboard manner, you’ll be the one to be declared the victor. After the dust settles you might even receive a promotion as a prize.

Your ruling planet Mars transits in earthy Virgo on the 10th. He’ll help you become more detail-oriented and less prone to rush through  projects. Tangible results from finished tasks will take on greater importance.  Your passion for your job should be reignited and inspire co-workers to perform better.

With Mercury, the planet in charge of communication, entering Leo on the 11th, you will be able to give full expression of your feelings to others. They will develop closer bonds with you as a result. New avenues for speculation will capture your interest. Doing some extra research on them may reap a hefty profit.

With the New Moon in Cancer on the 17th, a lot of your emotional energy will be intensely focused on home and family relationships. Planning an informal outdoor get-together with relatives can build closer ties with them. If you’re seeking a quick sale on your home, the Lunar rays will attract the right buyers to your doorstep.

An old flame from your past may resurface when Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd. If you allow them back into your heart, you may be pleasantly surprised. You both still have deep feelings of mutual love for each other and the flames of desire are effortlessly rekindled. New romances under the goddess of love’s retrograde however, are not so favorably blessed. Best to admire from afar under these rays and not start a new romance until she goes direct on September 3rd.

No more excuses will be allowed to put off tasks when Mercury enters Virgo on the 28th. He’ll help you roll up your sleeves and take care of business in a practical and no-nonsense manner. Both physical and mental projects can be tackled with gusto.


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd may attract situations where your deep personal beliefs are tested or challenged by others. Since Pluto is involved in the mix, use it as an opportunity to evaluate your basic philosophies on life. You may be engulfed in a craving to travel internationally or pursue a totally new course of study.

Mars blazes into Virgo on the 10th and lights a passionate fire of creativity within. You’ll discard any qualms about self-promoting your artistic talents and expect applause.  Those involved in professional athletics may set new records of performance.

On the 11th, Mercury enters Leo. He’ll open the lines of communication between yourself and family members. This is an excellent time for everyone concerned to get deep seated resentments off their chests. Voicing your opinions on how to run things less chaotically, will be met with greater reception.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th may act as a stimulating catalyst to your mind. New and exciting thoughts and ideas start to race through  it. An impromptu presentation or sales pitch can land you a prestigious new account. Unplanned short trips can hold unexpected opportunities.

Those shopping for their dream home should put it on hold when Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd. She’ll be in a backward spin until September 9th. Any real estate purchased under these vibes can turn into your worst nightmare before the ink is even dry on the mortgage. Also, avoid applying any home decorating ideas dancing through  your head.

With Mercury’s passage into Virgo on the 28th, your creative ideas will win a standing ovation. Don’t keep your ingenious thoughts to yourself. They can prove to be quite inspirational to others.


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd may present a wake-up call to get your credit cards and debt in order. Avoid clashes and potential explosive confrontations over shared resources with partners. Even though they may claim to be correct with the way they want things handled, they are wrong. Disagreeing with them now will only result in an unpleasant standoff. Stay aboveboard with all insurance and tax matters. Being “creative” at this time, can result in future legal difficulties, even though someone may prompt you to do it.

With fiery Mars transiting into Virgo on the 10th, take care not to stir the pot with family members by rehashing past differences. You may be called upon to be of assistance to your parents. Utilize the immense energies of Mars to make much needed physical improvements to your home.

On the 11th, Mercury starts his passage through  Leo. Refrain from jumping to conclusions or making snap decisions. It’s more favorable for you to gather as much info as possible before making commitments.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th generates an unexpected opportunity to radically increase your income. Your work skills are in high demand. So, don’t be shy in asking for more money for them.

When Venus goes retrograde on the 22nd, you may become a repeat offender of foot-in-mouth syndrome.  Keep your wisecracks in check too. The urge to come out with sharp criticisms may be overwhelming at times. Signing important contracts and papers should be avoided. You’ll run the risk of maybe being too lazy or impatient to read the fine print before signing on the dotted line. Presentations can come across as scattered and annoy your listener’s ears.

Your ruling planet Mercury enters Virgo on the 28th. His passage will sharpen your powers of recall and help you retrieve even obscure facts from your memory bank. You can communicate in both a rational and personable way to others.


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd zaps you with an “all or nothing at all” sort of attitude with matters of the heart. Unless you see potential with a relationship progressing to a firm future commitment, you will not be interested in anything they have to offer. Business partners may behave very erratically under these lunar rays. Clients can make unreasonable demands.

Mars transits into Virgo on the 10th and you become quite passionate about your studies. He’ll fill you with a burning desire to be at the top of your class. If signing contacts, take extra time to read the fine print. Try not to be too overly zealous in conversations with others. Being excessively fervent can actually turn people off because they’ll interpret your beliefs as fanatical.

Mercury entering Leo on the 11th will endow you with some very brilliant and almost off-the-wall ideas on how to increase your income and savings.  A big investment tip coming out the blue from an extremely unlikely source could wind up generating sizeable profits for you.

The New Moon in your sign on the 17th motivates you to make some major changes with your appearance and image. A new hairdo or “look” can shake you out of the rut you may have descended the past year. Others will be blown away by the new you.

Don’t fall prey to binge spending when Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd. You’ll only wind up sinking into a murky pool of unnecessary debt. It may be tempting to try to seek escape from feelings of inadequacy or loneliness by busting the bank. Instead use her energies to thoroughly review your finances and set up a realistic budget.

Mercury enters Virgo on the 28th and as a result, you may become too quick to jump to conclusions. Get all the facts before you voice your opinions or make impulsive decisions.


If you feel your talents are not being fully utilized or appreciated on the job, the Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd may make you antsy to call it quits. Best to keep your cool. Schedule having a heart to heart with management to clear the air before making any major decisions. You may be pleasantly surprised by the outcome.

Mars transits into Virgo on the 10th and lights the fire of ambition within you to create more wealth. Actively look for ways to increase your income. You’ll have the extra energy to put in some extra hours at work or even handle a part time job on the side. Mars will also make you impulsive with spending. So, curb the impulse to spend it as fast as you make it.

Mercury, the planet ruling communications enters your sign on the 11th. Now is the time to shine using the powerful speaking skills, which will be fully at your command. You’ll have a lot to say and people will be eager to hear more.

With the New Moon in Cancer on the 17th it’s best to keep your private business to yourself. Otherwise, an indiscreet moment bearing too much of your soul’s secrets, can be used against you by an unscrupulous person in the future.

Contemplating having either cosmetic surgery or any type of beauty makeover?  Better place it on hold. With Venus turning retrograde in your sign on the 22nd, you’ll run the risk of turning out like the Bride of Frankenstein, if you do. With her reversal in motion, you may also become lazy, stubborn, and excessively self-indulgent. Watch your weight.

When Mercury starts his passage through  Virgo on the 28th, your head will be screwed on tight and able to make logical financial decisions. Review your expenditures and investments to achieve greater fiscal growth. Even little tweaks with incidentals and savings can lead to sound future rewards. 


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd shines a bright light on your creative talents. Dust off forgotten or put to the side projects. Use your imaginative gifts to bring them to life. Take time off from your busy schedule to attend some of the many social gatherings which you will be invited to.

 Energetic Mars enters Virgo on the 10th and gives you a cosmic vitamin shot. No longer willing to stand in the sidelines, you will boldly assert yourself. Immense amounts of energy will surge through  your very being. Others will be highly impressed with your new found sense of daring and adventurous spirit. Do guard against displaying a short temper or a tendency to get into unnecessary arguments. Concentrate more on taking charge of yourself and not being bossy or pushy with others.

Your ruler Mercury transits into Leo on the 11th.  With his passage exercise greater caution in speech. Things said may be easily misconstrued by the wrong party. Be forthright in what you have to say but temper it with a double dose of discretion.

Use the New Moon in Cancer’s energies on the 17th to do an extensive heartfelt review of your very hopes, wishes, and dreams. This can propel you on a new and brighter life direction. Close associates can prove to offer invaluable insight on how to attain your aspirations.

Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd. Use the energy from her backward spin constructively by reviewing ways you have overlooked to make money. See the retrograde as a second chance to right some mistakes in your personal life too. Missed opportunities from the distant past, may be offered again. Relationships may take on a very strong karmic note.

Your ruling planet Mercury enters your sign on the 28th. He’ll make you exceedingly mentally sharp with the ability to focus like a laser beam on important projects. Never one to dodge duties, you’ll live up to your Virgo reputation of being the hardest working sign in the zodiac.


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd is favorable for all real estate transactions. If you have wanted to do some refurbishing or adding on to your home, take the plunge and get better than expected results. Family reunions can turn out to be emotional, but packed with powerful healing energies at the same time.

Mars enters Virgo on the 10th and it’s best to plan on tackling projects by yourself. It might seem nice to have others pitching in to help. However, in the long run they will be just holding you back and causing unnecessary delays and revisions. You know what has to be done and how to do it. Getting others involved may evoke arguments and disagreements over the implementation of projects.

Mercury transits into Leo on the 11th. Expect your friends to give you the honest inside track as to if you’re approaching career goals correctly. In case you’re not, they’ll gladly point out some useful tips to get you in the right direction.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th gets your work noticed in a big way. The only question is, will it be for the good or for the bad?  If you’ve been diligently laboring, it will be rewarded with a major step up. If you haven’t, then you may find yourself on the carpet trying to explain why to management.

If you’ve been contemplating looking up old buddies from the past, do it when Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd. It will be easier to reconnect or even plan a reunion celebration. Friendships will go under the microscope at this time. If you’ve been too busy to help others, you may find that they’re too busy now to help you. Organizations which you belong to may not share your goals any longer. It may be the time to walk away, if they don’t.

With Mercury entering Virgo on the 28th, the best council you can get is your own. Your intuition will be strong and better equipped to fret out answers than seeking them from others.


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd indicates you will profit the most from sharing your ideas with others. They will not only find them correct, but will follow them. Increasing your web and social media presence now, will help you attain greater professional heights and add to your reputation as an authority in your field.

Your co-ruling planet Mars enters Virgo on the 10th and you are literally consumed with the attainment of your hopes, wishes and dreams for the future. Complacency will fall by the wayside and you will become active in bringing them into fruition. You can step into an agreed upon role as team leader and effectively help all achieve success.

Mercury entering Leo on the 11th helps you appear to be a big shot at work. Whatever you have to say, will come across with authority. Management will be blown away by your innovative suggestions. As a result, others may seek your advice on getting a better handle on their projects.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th signals a possibly profound change in your basic philosophy about life and spiritual matters. Important decisions will have to be made about higher education. Scorpio educators may start to review the way they approach teaching and dealing with the system in a whole new manner.

When Venus goes retrograde on the 22nd, your work reliability maybe questioned. Unscrupulous predators may try to encircle you and entice management to question your worth. Don’t fall for their bait. Keep your job performance above board at all times and maintain an air of professional poise in dealing with underlings.

Mercury transits into Virgo on the 28th. Use his passage to review your hopes, wishes and innermost dreams for the future. You can’t get to the right place, unless you know precisely where it is you want to go.


The Full Moon in Capricorn’s bright lights on the 3rd illuminates the path to financial successes. Luck will be on your side in fateful ways to expand your income and bank account. A calculated risk may reap much rewards.

Get out your famous bow and arrow when Mars enters Virgo on the 10th. While others at work will settle for the Moon as their target, you will shoot for the stars. In the process, you’ll wind up outdistancing all competitors. Mars will imbue you with the tenacity and strength to achieve greatness in your career.

Mercury’s transit into Leo on the 11th makes you hungry to increase your knowledge about the world. Broaden your horizons by signing up for a class or two at the local community college. Your mind will readily soak up new concepts and ideas.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th is the time for Archers to shop around for better mortgage or refinance rates. Institutions will be more inclined to be flexible with granting loans and credit. Disputes involving partnership finances can find an amicable solution.

There may be an immense pull on you to travel to places which you visited before when Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd. The urge to delve into past studies either of an academic or spiritual nature will be strong too. New legal matters should not be instigated but placed on hold until she goes direct on September 3rd. Otherwise, they will not be met with success in the courts.

Sagittarians are famously known for their unbridled sense of candor. However, when Mercury enters Virgo on the 28th, keep it in check on the job. What you say and how you say it, will be scrutinized by management.


The Full Moon in your sign on the 3rd renders you overly emotional and insecure with even the smallest of slights. Stay true to yourself at this time. If you listen to others’ advice, they may make you doubt the soundness of your correct decisions.

Mars enters Virgo on the 10th filling you with an overwhelming craving for excitement. Thinking big will be the key to being successful. Take care not to come across as overly opinionated. Pushing or arguing with others about your beliefs will prove to be a super turn off.  Not everyone will share your passion for debate and just see you as someone to avoid. Take care with the handling of legal matters. Do not let them drag out or turn into nasty disputes.

Mercury entering Leo on the 11th fine tunes your negotiation skills with handling money matters. Flashes of intuitive insights can help you get a better grasp on increasing business. Some extra strategic planning with professional decisions may be in order.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th brings with it the chance to renew and revitalize your partnership. The extra time and attention spent on tending to your significant other’s needs will be greatly appreciated.

When Venus goes retrograde on the 22nd, issues may arise concerning joint finances. Their proper management may be disputed between you and your business or marriage partner. Also, special care should be made with filing all taxes. Being too “creative” with claimed expenses and income can get you into a lot of future hot water with the IRS.

On the 28th, Mercury enters Virgo and your best educational experience might be had by going on a long-distance trip to a foreign land. You’ll learn volumes about others by experiencing different cultures first hand.


The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd endows you with superb psychic and intuitive insights. Listen to your nighttime dreams. It will seem like they are giving you potent advice from other realms. People and situations from your past, from this lifetime, or maybe others, may resurface.

Mars enters Virgo on the 10th and you are filled with an intense desire to transform various aspects of your physical and mental approach to life. The changes which are incorporated now can lead to a more productive and satisfying existence. Joint financial matters now can be tackled with gusto. Your partner will be more willing to take needed financial risks.

Mercury enters Leo on the 11th and you can get worrisome issues out in the open with your partner. They’ll be relived you’re being frank with them. Decisions should be reached mutually for all concerned to be happy.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th is great for starting new procedures or projects at the workplace. You’ll have the ability readily at your disposal to inspire fellow employees.

Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd and relationships with your spouse, business partners, and clients may all become devoid of harmony. Trying to maintain a sense of peace and fairness will become a difficult, if not an almost impossible challenge. If you’ve been avoiding facing what is wrong in your relationships and not making the needed corrections, Venus may end it for you. Try not to magnify slights. New relationships started now have almost impossible odds with standing the test of time.

Mercury entering Virgo on the 28th will help fine tune your inborn intuitive abilities. You’ll be able to effortlessly translate the subtle nuances of others in conversations with them.


Plunging into networking activities with the Full Moon in Capricorn on the 3rd, can land you an immense catch of new clients and accounts. The lunar rays will also call upon you to give help to a friend who might be in emotional straights.

Mars enters Virgo on the 10th and some ego clashes may ensue from both business and romantic partners. Best not to heat up the waters to a boiling point   and bring up past transgressions they may have committed. Try instead to use Mar’s immense energy to work on resolving differences and trying to instill harmony. Partners can also be of tremendous help on projects which you are working on. Going it alone will not be as easy as having someone knowledgeable by your side helping.

Mercury entering Leo on the 11th makes you want to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Detail work which seemed to be too tiresome to even start before, can now be attacked with vigor. Co-workers and subordinates all want to lend a hand to help one another with projects.

The New Moon in Cancer on the 17th brings the promise of love to unhooked Fish. A suitor overbrimming with charm and romance can come into your life. Pisces with children will experience a greater closeness and playful times with them.

When Venus turns retrograde on the 22nd, be prepared to have your hard work overlooked. Your co-workers will try to leave you eating their dust, as they scramble to shine. This is one of the worst times for you to seek or start a new job. If you’ve been planning on hiring someone to work for you, best to delay it. They can turn into the employee from hell. Even engaging someone to perform services will be problematic. Their work can be sloppy or have to be redone, plus you won’t receive a refund.

Beware of trying to go it alone with making important decisions, when Mercury enters Virgo on the 28th. Bouncing off ideas with your partner is the best course to take. Their council can prove to be invaluable.

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