July 30, 2019 Nadia Gilchrist
The July 31st New Moon in Leo (8 deg) conjoins Venus (at 4 deg). So this should be a bold, beautiful beginning (involving relationships, finances of self-esteem). It won’t be subtle, because Venus in Leo wants the big, bright thing.
And this is emphasized by a square to Uranus in Venus-ruled Taurus: add in some risk and the bang of unexpected developments. What you suddenly want may surprise you. You may surprise others with a daring display of self-expression. A new relationship/financial development can grab your attention and update your expectations. The New Moon/Venus also trine Chiron Rx in Aries (5 deg) so the surprise/risk can ultimately give you the courage to face down that pain. If you’ve been holding back or shrinking away from attention, Uranus will accelerate things to the point where you’re pushed forward – there should be relief as you discover that the fear/embarrassment/insecurity is not as overwhelming as you thought. This trine to Chiron is a smooth flow of courage and healing – you can handle this.
Because a hard aspect to Uranus is always a bit jarring, there’s also the chance of a separation or sudden loss. But even if this happens, you’ve got Chiron as assurance that this is ultimately in your best interests. Venus in Leo trine Chiron is the glitter of what’s most desired combined with the courage and empathy to confront what hurts. Maybe this will be about the beauty of being wounded/awkward and deciding to celebrate yourself anyway.
Note that Mercury stations direct in Cancer (ruled by the Moon) on this day as well, at 23 deg. So not only do you have the New Moon’s accelerated push, you have the gift of clarity and progress around an emotional message. Feelings are identified and put into words. The answer arrives, the decision is made. Events may be disruptive but you will not have to make any guesses about what you want to say, or what you want.
It will be so obvious.