What You Need to Know About Venus Retrograde and How it is Affecting You 2023
On July 23rd Venus the planet of love, romance, money, beauty and art is going retrograde in Leo until September 3rd 2023.
For the next 40 days (does anyone remember the movie 40 days and 40 nights? Something like that?) the planet of love will be asking us to review our relationship to beauty and pleasure.
Notice where you are outsourcing your validation during this retrograde and how you are being invited to source that within.
♈️ Aries Rising
You are being inspired to honor your feminine side during this retrograde. Allow yourself to extend, heartfelt, nurturing and caring energy to someone or something in your life.
There is someone in your life that you need to forgive and release.
This retrograde is honoring and allowing you to enter the space so when you are ready to take healing action with the person that you need to forgive, you will feel the guided and supportive energy.
♊️ Gemini Rising
This retrograde is inspiring you to release and forgive any hurts or issues you have had with any past religious or spiritual affiliations.
Forgive and move on.
It is now about your direct connection with source.
♋️ Cancer Rising
This retrograde is inspiring you to open your heart even wider.
Notice where you allow little petty nuances, irritations, and negativities to disrupt the flow of your incredibly loving energy.
Let go of the stuff and shine like the being of light you truly are.
♌️ Leo Rising
You are being inspired during this retrograde to forgive a relative for a past hurt.
The relative may still be alive or have passed on.
Regardless call this person’s energy into your inner temple and have a heartfelt dialogue with them and forgive them.
Remember to ask their forgiveness for your part in this situation.
When you received the healing give thanks.
♍️ Virgo Rising
There are substances you use and things in your home that are not safe, environmentally friendly and/or aligned with your energy.
This retrograde is inspiring you to replace these with substitutes that will do the job, and will honor your needs as well as the earths.
♎️ Libra Rising
You have become uptight and stiff about certain things, or around some particular people.
You are being inspired during this retrograde to look at that and let it go.
Enjoy them from a whole new vantage point.
Look at them as you’ve never ever seen them before.
♏️ Scorpio Rising
You are being inspired during this retrograde to break out of the cocoon of control that certain others have had over you.
Send them love, joy, and a blessing.
Have an inner dialogue with them affirming that you choose to be free from their control no matter how well intended it was meant to be.
Offer gratitude for this lesson and be aware that you could never exercise this type of control over someone else either.
♐️ Sagittarius Rising
It is time to heal a sorrow that is deep within your heart.
You are being inspired during this retrograde to take that fragile hurting piece of your heart and lift it up to the divine to heal, rebuild, and make whole.
Be in loving gratitude for this gift.
♑️ Capricorn Rising
You are being inspired during this retrograde to ask for help when you need it. Don’t feel you have to do everything for everybody.
You can be generous with others without letting yourself be taken advantage of. You are of no help to anyone unless you take care of yourself first.
You are being inspired during this retrograde to look at a situation or a relationship that is not operating from a place of high integrity.
Addressing this will start the healing process and turn it around for the better.
♓️ Pisces Rising
You are overlooking either an area of your life or an organ of your body that is in need of your attention.
This retrograde is inspiring you to find this area and address its needs.
Feed it, Cleansing, give it wouldn’t need to be in harmony and whole again.
The whole of you will rejoice and feel great.