The planet Venus will be stationary on Friday (7/27/07) going retrograde at 2 Virgo. When this happens it may feel like Venus is turning her back on all that matters to her – relationships, esthetics, finances, etc. In reality the Goddess of Love & Beauty is taking a break to re-evaluate these issues. By September 8 when she again moves forward, she will be at 16 Leo and feeling renewed.
Venus goes retrograde only seven percent of the time, less than any other planet. Perhaps that is because the Venusian activities of giving and receiving love, expressing beauty and creating value are quite essential to human life. It is also true that periodically taking time to reflect on these matters is important for gaining perspective and renewing our passion for living. (more…)