LEO JUNE 2011
July 23 through August 22
Wave a theatrical farewell to your bohemian days; they’ll be a distant memory by the end of this month. On June 4th, expansive Jupiter starts a yearlong climb through Taurus, your tenth house of career, long-term goals, and structure. This is your time to make a mark on the world, to flaunt your sign’s leadership and top the charts. You don’t need much prodding to embrace the limelight, so just make sure you’re presenting your sophisticated best. Half-baked productions will draw negative attention, while a thoroughly planned launch will win you standing ovations.
The people you surround yourself with, the message you transmit—these could undergo radical shifts in June. A pair of eclipses on the 1st and 15th rearrange your inner circle and push you to “repackage” yourself. Make like Leo Madonna and switch up your image. You could become involved with an avant-garde group organized around social change. You may be invited to teach or speak about what you know or even to perform! Take an acting, dancing, or singing workshop. Create your own megaphone with a blog, website, or videocast—the tools are there, they’re free, and the public will embrace your message. This will be even easier after June 12th, when restrictive Saturn goes direct (forward) in Libra, your communication house.
Don’t forget to take a breather, though. On June 21st, the Sun slips into Cancer, your twelfth house of rest and endings. While you may be fielding amazing offers, there’s unfinished work to complete. You don’t want to add more on top of an already teeming pile of obligations. Clear the decks so that when the Sun enters Leo in a month, you’ll be ready to take the big leap.
LOVE & ROMANCE:
A lot of your attention is focused on goals this month, and you’re meeting tons of people out and about. Are some of them potential romantic prospects? Sure. But with the Sun, Venus, and Mars visiting Gemini, casual connections are more your speed this month. And that’s fine, because you often forget to take the time to become friends before getting swept away in the romance.
There are a couple exceptions to this, of course. On June 15th, the Sagittarius full moon is also a total lunar eclipse in your romance and passion zone. If you’re in a relationship, emotions could come pouring out into the open. You can’t help yourself—you’ve got to share from the heart. Tempers run high, but so do desires. The fifth house also rules fertility, so a pregnancy is possible at this eclipse. Because full moons can indicate endings or manifestations, a budding crush could turn into a full-on lovefest, or you may decide to end an affair that’s become a little too drama-ridden (even for you).
Healing around close connections is underway this summer, too. On June 3rd, Neptune goes retrograde (backward) in Pisces, your eighth house of intimacy, sex, and joint property. Have you been idealizing someone or sweeping things under the rug? Neptune is retrograde until November 9th, and during this time, be sure you’re not deceiving yourself or burying your true feelings. With “wounded healer” Chiron also going retrograde in this same planetary location on June 8th, it’s time to examine your motives. If you’ve had abuse or betrayals in your past, do the deeper recovery work now. The way you deal with money as a couple, or even the way you share resources, is due for an upgrade. If you’re divorcing, you may deal with the nitty-gritty details of the division of assets. Have you been the “nice girl” in the relationship? It’s time to speak up about your fantasies and desires.
MONEY & CAREER:
At last, some clarity and direction come to this part of your life! It’s been a fabulous year of experimenting, dreaming, and scheming. If you had a dime for all of your brilliant ideas, you’d be a millionaire…but truthfully, you haven’t had the patience to follow through on most of them. Bathing in the inspiration been great for you, however—you’ve connected to a real sense of purpose.
On June 4th, lucky Jupiter enters Taurus, your ambitious and successful tenth house. Jupiter will be here for a year, and during this time, you may work for (or with) an established corporation. Life will take on a lot more structure, and you’ll actually enjoy it. You may be offered a promotion, a prestigious title, or even a chance to be the spokesperson for a cause. Be sure you’re looking your best—it’s time for a sophisticated wardrobe update, a sleek hairstyle, and a look that emanates “world leader.” This could be your luckiest career year in over a decade! The June 1st Gemini solar eclipse could bring a powerful day to network or get involved with a humanitarian cause.
The catch: do you believe that you deserve that success, not to mention a paycheck to match? And not from a place of entitlement, but from a more meaningful point of view. You may need to do some spiritual healing around your relationship to money, especially while Neptune is retrograde in your eighth house of wealth from June 3rd-November 9th. Look at the ways you either hold on too tightly to money or overspend. This relationship of extremes can make you feel like you’re on a roller coaster ride, never really in control of your life. You might work with a financial expert—one who also understands the karmic and energetic laws of prosperity. This would be a great time to read Napoleon Hill’s classic Think and Grow Rich.
HEALTH: MIND, BODY & SOUL:
Sticking to a structure is the key to balance now. You’ve been all over the place for most of this year, and as a result, you’ve probably put WAY too many irons in the fire. When Jupiter enters your master-planner zone for a year on June 4th, you’ll benefit from simplifying your life, paring it down to the most rewarding and high-impact activities. You don’t have time to listen to that going-nowhere friend complain for hours, and any advice you give will be like casting pearls before swine. Focus on the people who can help you accomplish your goals and who are up to big things themselves. It’s time to hang with the movers and shakers! The June 1st Gemini new moon eclipse in your friendship sector could bring some exciting new faces into your life. Your relationship with men—fathers, husband, brothers, and other significant males—will undergo positive growth in the coming year, too.
Be careful not to burn the candle at both ends after June 21st, when the Sun enters Cancer for a month. Cancer rules your twelfth house of rest and healing. Avoid doing the martyr thing or taking on more than you can handle out of guilty obligation. You need to wind down, take a retreat, and focus on completing projects in time for your birthday (the best time to make a fresh start). Just because you CAN do something doesn’t mean you should. Leave a few blank spaces in your calendar to wander, go to the beach, or even daydream. Work is going to keep you busy, so you might as well restock your reserves now!
Lucky Days: 7, 25
Money Days: 9,27
Love Days: 16,20
Off Days: 5, 18
Filed under: Leo Monthly
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