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With the 4th of July just around the corner, preparations for the annual showing of aerial patriotism in the form of fireworks displays both public and private. This July, however, there is one pyrotechnics show whose effects will be more dynamic and will last far beyond the last boom in the night sky and the final fading of the colored lights and images launched by the hands of humankind. I am referring, of course, to the astrological “fireworks” that will occur during the entire month of July.
To begin with, the period from July 3rd through July 26th is marked by important aspects almost continuously mostly involving Mercury, Venus and Mars. Of particularly interest are the interactions of the Messenger. First and foremost, the second Mercury Retrograde of the year occurs on July 14th. As I have discussed in other articles, Mercury Retrogrades can, under the best of astrological conditions, cause havoc in human affairs. The impact of The Messenger’s rearward waltz this time is magnified by Uranus also going retrograde the day before on July 13th.
Uranus is the planet of deviation, revolution, rebellion and change from existing norms. This change often comes in unconventional and unexpected ways. The Uranus retrograde lasts for roughly 150 days a year and during that time the instability it brings can be felt on personal and international levels. Its reputation as “The Great Awakener” is well-founded. Uranus influences earthquakes, technology and anarchy. In retrograde, disruptive events on the personal level (break-ups as opposed to make-ups) are likely. In world events, expected the unexpected and the fall of existing power structures either through internal collapse or external force.
Combined with the potency of the Messenger also in retrograde, July could see a major geopolitical crisis that could result in the unprecedented alteration of global power. Disrupted or distorted communications will only add fuel to the revolutionary fire. Add to this, the possibility of a major seismic event during the third week of the month and you have the ingredients for a summer of chaos.
The Messenger also dances with Pluto, the Dark Lord, during July. Still retrograde and in Capricorn, the Dark Lord’s continued mission of transformation through destruction of the old and obsolete (institutions, political structures, economies) will also be fuelled by his planetary associates. Twice during this period on July 3rd and the 26th,, Mercury and Pluto enter into that most curious of aspects, the Quincunx (or Inconjunct as it is also called).
Quincunxes, which are aspects formed when planets are 150 degrees apart (plus or minus 2 degrees) can be summed up with the words: challenging and diverting. This aspect is difficult because the “cause and effect” between one event and a related outcome cannot be identified yet. In a true cosmic sense, they are intrinsically connected.
When Mercury and Pluto are bound in a quincunx, compulsiveness, whether on an individual or societal level, can lead to things getting really out of control. Combined with the retrogrades of both planets which exist during July, we can expect a dynamic and rash set of actions, particularly in the financial and global realms, to really cause chaos during the last two weeks of the month. A dramatic and/or drastic political event could also result in a “house of cards” ending up in a cosmic version of “52 card pickup” as well.
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