When Venus is in Leo, love shouts its name from the
rooftops. There's little subtlety about this combination,
since the planet of relationship and beauty is passing
through the sign of dramatic expression. Expect your
romantic life to be a bit more colorful these days,
regardless of your birth chart.
a fire sign, is about risk. So, Venus' placement here
is a reminder to take some chances with creativity
and openings of the heart. Sure, it's possible that
you'll go overboard and let your imagination turn
a mild flirtation into the love affair of the century.
But, that's part of the fun of Venus in Leo.
not here now to play it safe, to carefully monitor
and control our feelings, but rather to recapture
the hopefulness of childhood. This is a time when
wounds may be set aside (at least partially), allowing
us to let love flow without restriction or fear. Excesses
are possible, even likely, but a truly open heart
only leads to greater opportunities to share, connect
in Leo reminds us that we need to be adored now, not
just simply liked or appreciated. Pride expands, which
can, of course, lead to hurt feelings if one does
not receive adequate recognition. Be generous in giving
praise, while allowing others to show their appreciation
of you, as well. The
challenge here is to combine the willfulness of Leo
with the responsiveness of Venus. Successful relationships
are based on listening, something worth remembering
at this time.
dramatic expression of Venus in Leo can be readily
seen through a collection of people who exemplify
this combination. The wildly inventive Spanish architect
Antoni Gaudi ("gaudy") personifies the joyous creativity
of Venus in Leo. Show biz icons Lauren Bacall, Bob
Fosse, Barbara Walters and Tom
Cruise are also part of this group.
guru Fritz Perls was born with Venus in Leo, as were
designers Joshua Logan and Pierre Cardin, author Jacqueline
Susann, artist Andy Warhol, financier Michael Milken
and magician David Copperfield.
Venus in Leo includes superstar performers Whitney
Michael Jackson and Paula Abdul. With Venus in Leo,
Amy Fisher, Xaviera Hollander, John Holmes, Jessica
Hahn and Pamela Anderson have achieved fame through
sex. Yet, the higher side of Venus in Leo love is
found in the charts of the Dalai
Lama, Mother Teresa and Mary Baker Eddy.