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Starscope : July - August 2OOO
by Carol Roland, MA, Written exclusively for Community ConneXion
Carol Roland

For all signs: July and August continue to feel intense. During July there will be a preoccupation on what you personally need to feel nurtured? August will then challenge you to tap into your creative ability to achieve those goals? Everyone will somehow be pushed to look beyond their old patterns for a solution.

For individual signs: (See birth date period in parenthesis)

  • Aries (March 21 - April 20) Aries may find that home and family issues need to be reassessed. How do you provide for the needs of others and still find the time for yourself? Explore some new summer activities this year.
  • Taurus (April 21 - May 20) Communications can be a key issue throughout your life, but especially during July. New patterns of being direct and taking self responsibility will decrease emotional reactions on either side and increase your ability to get needs met.
  • Gemini (May 21 - June 21) Begin a new cycle of financial abundance through focus and planning. Assess what you truly need then go for it. Assistance will be available, but you must be able to clearly ask.
  • Cancer (June 22 - July 22) As you celebrate you birthday, exhale and smile. The month before is always a time to look within and let go, so therefore sometimes painful. Energies this months will assist you to make radical changes in yourself and your relationships. This could happen even if not your idea, so it would be best to put yourself in the drivers seat.
  • Leo (July 23 - August 22) The forecast for all signs especially applies this month to Leo. Look within for what fits your desired identity and let go of old tapes that might cause self sabotage. Let yourself be imaginative and stretch the new image beyond old limitations.
  • Virgo (August 23 - September 22) Career rewards need evaluation. Your health is affected more than most by your work environment. Are you personally best suited to self employment or working for others? Check within for the answer, then set your goal to create a joyful environment.
  • Libra (September 23 - October 23) Summer can trigger an overload of social events for Libra. July introspection should help you to sort what is most important for your personal needs and which might be just to please others. Try to use your creativity to find ways to cover obligations without ending up exhausted in September.
  • Scorpio (October 24 - November 22) Travel during July can help to rejuvenate as well as provide some skills needed for your career. You are good at mixing business with pleasure and August can bring forth a bust of opportunity.
  • Sagittarius (November 23 - December 21) The importance of shared values will become joyfully or painfully apparent in your relationships. In your desire for adventure have you sacrificed some of your core needs? Use July to ponder this possibility before needing to make choices in August.
  • Capricorn (December 22 - January 20) Deep inner transformations are preparing your relationship patterns for change. You will be able to find more personal fulfillment and energy for nurturing others. Shared values and joint income will be important.
  • Aquarius (January 21 - February 18) Nurture yourself during July to have more energy for all the social potentials in August. Look for new work patterns to reduce stress and the amount of physical effort to accomplish a task.
  • Pisces (February 19 - March 20) Time to push yourself out into the world a little more and express your creativity. Nurture yourself with play in July and be open for the possibility of new or changed relationships on all levels.
Astrologer and Feng Shui Consultant, Carol Roland is an RN with a Masters degree in counseling psychology. She combines over 25 years of counseling and design experience to assist in the creation of joyful relationships within yourself and with your outer world. She can be reached by phone at (503)643-1831 or e-mail: