Today the Leo Sun makes a grand fire trine with Eris in Aries and Ixion in Sagittarius. Even though it looks more like a ‘triangle of fire’ than a ‘ring of fire’, the principle is the same; and it’s up to you not to burn out of control. A few things look like they will help you light your spark constructively.
Are people with radical agendas and intense energy making you nervous? Are folks getting into playing all kinds of power games around you? Do you feel attacked, invaded or inquired of? Have there been new men or testy women showing up in your life unexpectedly? If so, I suggest you stop worrying and start figuring.
The nation continues to grapple with the fallout from this weekend’s violence after a Nazi sympathizer drove into a crowd of anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19. Donald Trump finally condemned white supremacists on Monday for the bloodshed this weekend, after initially failing to directly blame the group.
Often there’s a fine line between follow-through and obsession. Part of what makes the difference lies in how aware you are of unconscious motives and hidden impulses, and how you use power — including the power of your emotions. If your emotions are intensifying, remember to keep one eye on your longer-term goals.
Mars and the Sun are streaking through your sign, on course for a rare total solar eclipse that takes place Monday, Aug. 21. You would have to be living in a cave under a rock on another planet not to know about this, though you may have questions about what it means for you. Simply stated, it’s time to take hold of your life and live as if it’s your own.
Tonight’s last quarter Moon marks the last major phase before the total solar eclipse next week. If you have plans for that date, now would be a good time to go over the details and firm up any commitments. If you don’t have anything specific in mind, consider your options and work toward a decision.