Your Weekly Oracle Reading + Astro Transits (07.24.2023)
Create a new story.
Happy Monday, fellow manifestors.
Can you believe July is almost over? This summer feels like it got a delayed start, but we are most definitely in the thick of it, and you might be feeling the energies affecting you.
So, let’s dive in.
This week’s astrological transits—
We’re fresh off the heels of Venus going into retrograde in Leo and the beginning of Leo season!
For those who might be worrying about this Venus Rx transit, there’s nothing to fear. While this once-every-18-months transit will definitely affect everyone to varying degrees, trust that it’s setting up the scene for what’s to follow.
If you want more information on how this Venus Rx is affecting you, look to the houses Libra and Taurus rule in your chart (they are both ruled by Venus), as well as the house Leo rules in your chart.
This will give you an idea on the themes and areas of life that might be playing out for you during this transit, which ends in September.
The last major transit that will be occurring in July is on Friday, July 28 when Mercury moves into Virgo. This will actually help clear any mental fog or confusion that you may have been feeling since Virgo is naturally ruled by Mercury and thrives in this energy.
You may find yourself more mentally focused and productive, so make use of this transit as you see fit.
This week’s reading—
We’re exhausted, y’all.
When I asked for the energy of this upcoming week, we got the Four of Swords in reverse. Whoever this reading is for, you’re feeling a bit restless and burnt-out.
You may have been in heavy hermit mode or solitude to gather your strength, and slowly but surely beginning to re-enter the world and preparing yourself to take action. Others of you have been (maybe even without trying) forced to slow down and pour back into yourself.
When I asked what this energy is stemming from, we got the King of Cups in reverse.
This is energy that can come off emotionally manipulative, cold, withdrawn, selfish and anxious. This might be referencing a prominent male figure in your life who has seemingly siphoned a lot of your energy, and now you’re recovering, or this could be your own inner masculine energy driving you to points of exhaustion.
There’s still a heavy feeling of correlating what you “do” to your worth, and for some of you, you’ve had to put your own internal dialogue on ice. You may have noticed how hard on yourself you can be and how you set yourself up to meet unrealistic expectations given your current state.
Some of you are continuously being put in positions to slow down and rest, because that’s foreign to you and you’re still learning that your productivity doesn’t equate to your innate worthiness.
Sometimes the most productive thing you can do for yourself is nothing.
When I asked for the guidance on what to do with this energy, we got the Six of Pentacles. Ask for help!
This energetic shift may be putting you in positions where you have to accept help and allow others to support you instead of always suffering in silence. Remember that when it comes to energetic balance, you have to be able to receive just as much as you give.
Allow your community and loved ones to show up for you in ways they know how so you can tangibly see and feel what it’s like to receive help and not be let down. Some of you cling to doing everything by yourself because you were taught early on that people weren’t reliable and you’re sick of depending on others just to be let down.
That’s created a limiting belief that the only person you can rely on is yourself, and that is a fast pass to creating unconscious behavior that is centered around control. What happens if you loosen your grip and trust? Not just in the Universe, but in others who have proven to be trustworthy?
I see material help coming your way, but remember to pay it forward.
There’s an emphasis here to still show gratitude for what you do have, instead of just focusing on what you’re lacking. And when you are in a position to give, give.
This is rewiring any limitations or blocks that make you feel like you live in a world with finite resources. That’s just not the case.
You live on a planet that is known for growth and prosperity in a cyclical environment. Nothing dies. It just transmutes. That also means that whatever has left will come back in a different form that is more aligned.
With Two of Pentacles at the bottom of the deck and the Page of Wands at the top of the deck, some of you may be exhausted from trying to juggle so many things at once. You may have been pushing yourself too far, multitasking in hopes of making ends meet or being unable to make a decision on where to prioritize your focus, and it created a massive energy drain.
The Page of Wands is reminding you to follow adventure and excitement.
Pay attention to what lights you up, what ignites that cheerful and inquisitive side of yourself. Those are the things worth investing in and following. Allow this journey of discovery to lead you to fresh ideas and new innovations that you never saw coming.
In other words, how can you use this time to have fun with the process instead of getting stuck in a rut of stress and worry?
The guidance for this week is “release.”
Whatever has been holding you back, draining your energy or keeping you stuck is meant to be let go of at this time. For those of you who resonate with this reading, releasing control is going to be a huge theme.
Funny enough, it’s those of us who hate being controlled that tend to be the most controlling, because at the root of that fear is a desire to feel safe. You’re not meant to do life alone, but you’ll never be able to release control until you feel safe, and you can’t feel safe in a world where you can’t trust anyone but yourself (and sometimes, you don’t even trust yourself).
Focus on rebuilding that trust within yourself first, and then with others.
It’s always smart to have discernment, but remember, you want to build doors, not walls. If you keep everything and everyone out, you’re also blocking yourself from the blessings you claim to seek.
There’s Scorpio energy here, as well as Libra (Jupiter) energy, fire energy (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius), Capricorn (Jupiter) and Taurus (moon) energy, so these placements may be significant for you or someone else connected to this reading as additional confirmation, but they don’t have to be.
The numerology of this reading is a 3. In numerology, not only is 3 associated with Jupiter (which has shown up multiple times in the tarot), but it is also “highly original and embraces unique thinking and creative expression. This number's artistic, curious nature allows it to convey abstract ideas and find solutions others may miss. A child at heart, the number 3 never misses a chance to have fun, engage with others, and express all the love and joy it embodies.”
Create a new story.
Have a beautiful week and take care of yourself!
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