You’re an idea person by nature but what you come up with this week would stun Edison. Ideas however are mere potentials so I suggest you take the time to develop things one or two stages over the next few weeks — and not delay starting this process. Put what you come up with in writing immediately and treat it like the precious thing it is.
Consider yourself a torch-bearer — not in the symbolic sense, but rather in the sense of someone who is carrying both energy and a visible light in the world. You may not be certain in the ways you’re doing that, though I assure you not only that you are, but also that you can do it more effectively. The key concept here is devotion — the force that moves you from within, with beautiful dependability.
Venus enters your sign this month, where it will be making some spectacular moves later in the season. These come along with eclipses in your sign and your opposite sign, Sagittarius — all of which I can sum up in one word: progress. This whole sequence of events is about getting all the seemingly separate parts of yourself talking to one another, working together, and gaining the kind of strength that comes from integrity.
Be conscious of when you’re trying to enhance how you feel about yourself by altering externals — your appearance, for example, or making sure that people know your accomplishments. There’s a place and time for those things, but at the moment, your astrology is about orienting from the inside out. Consider this: If you emphasize your appearance in some way, that’s taking consciousness from your interior reality.
Were I a VIRGO (August 23-September 22) I could — be suddenly filled with the reality that I want to exist outside of structure and stricture, while experiencing the deep understanding that I personally contain the Universe, that the past is contained in the future, that the future is contained in the past, and that every moment is available at this moment…