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For the Week of July 13, 2001
The Aquarium Age is a report on the general astrological patterns
of the coming week for all signs, not just Aquariums.


The big wheel keeps on turnin' and the 3-D keeps on burnin' with intensity. For some, this energetic grind feels oppressive, as obstacles, internal and external, block progress. For others, the planetary abrasion rubs away what's unnecessary, making what's important impossible to ignore. For still more, the continuous astro pressure squelches free-spirited abandon. While it's impossible to eliminate the negative this week, the stars do offer a bit of astro aid. Make every effort to accentuate the positive and you'll have an easier time handling the tension.

Here's the good news: only seven more days of Mars retrograde. Now, the bad news: As Mars changes direction, daily life slows to a snail's pace, and the seconds turn into minutes, minutes into hours, and an hour into an entire day. What's more, whatever you managed to deny or ignore during the course of this retrograde is likely to surface and demand immediate attention. The focus of Mars retrograde is selfhood and as part of the process we've been examining issues of assertion, aggression, anger and passion. Retrograde since the middle of May, Mars has revisited places, inside and out, where the self was fragmented or lost. Take some time during these last days to reflect on the impact of this retrospective. Do you have a stronger sense of self? Did you reclaim lost vitality? Are you determined to be all you all the time?

Saturn also throws its weight around this week. First, it conjuncts Venus. When Saturn and Venus share the same space, they give birth to disappointment and inhibition, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. Avoid being critical to yourself or others.

Second, Saturn tightens the grip on its opposition with Pluto. This opposition feeds cruel intentions, so continue monitoring your motivation, conscious and unconscious. If you find yourself needing to punish anyone-your lover, neighbor, parent, or pet, think twice before you indulge a hard attitude. I've said it before and I'll say 10,000 times over the course of this Saturn Pluto opposition-engage in violence, toward yourself or others, and that harmful energy will boomerang with lasting consequences.

Fortunately, Neptune trines Venus, softening the hard edges of the week by creating an inclination toward mystic pursuits and positive receptivity. Allow this dreamy, gentle energy to soothe your weariness.

Mercury and Jupiter move into Cancer tomorrow, and this shift also adds a softer touch. As they focus their energy through the Cancer lens, the emphasis is on the home. Don't be surprised if you feel like hunkering down under the covers or if you're suddenly inspired to take on home improvements.

Most importantly, this Jupiter-Mercury conjunction engenders a kindhearted attitude sincerely interested in offering comfort wherever it is needed. Reach out for help if you need it and don't hesitate to offer help where you can.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ralfee Finn is the creator of The Aquarium Age, a weekly and monthly astrology column published nationwide and featured at StarIQ.com. Committed to compassion, knowledge and growth, Ralfee brings the gifts of clarity and common sense to the often confusing waters of metaphysics and new age philosophy.

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