VIRGO WEEK 4 AUGUST
Virgo – Week 4, 27th August
Sun in Leo until 24th August, then Virgo
The week starts on quite a harmonious note with both the sun and moon in your sign and in close aspect to one another. You are likely to have quite a lot of energy and may well find those that are not moving at your pace quite frustrating. Intellectually you are likely to be quite sharp to the point of being cutting on occasions.
Love and Romance
If you’ve been finding your love life a little repetitive or feeling that you are stuck in a rut, you may decide that now is the time to have a little bit more freedom and self-expression in your life. However, this may need to be manoeuvred around your duties and obligations which you may find a little challenging at the moment.
Prosperity & Opportunity
This is quite a positive time for you, and you’ll have a good deal of foresight which you can use to lay solid plans. You’re also likely to feel quite self-confident and prepared to take on challenges that you wouldn’t of considered at other times. You are unlikely to ride roughshod over other people, wanting to keep your integrity intact and maintain standards.
Phases of the Moon
Waxing Moon: 5th August in Scorpio, Time to set your intentions…
Full moon: 12th August in Aquarius, Make a wish today…
Waning Moon: 19th August in Taurus, Reflect on your progress…
New Moon: 27th August in Leo, Make a new start today…
Venus in Cancer until the 12th and then Leo.
Mars In Taurus until 21st August and then Gemini.
Jupiter in Aries all month. Yippee! Go Go Go….
Gemstone for August – Peridot
The ancient Romans wore peridot rings in battles as it symbolized strength and provided protection against the enemies.
Conversely, the ancient Egyptian priests ground the stone into a powder before mixing it with potent drinks to be used in ceremonies as they believed that drinking this concoction would bring them closer to nature. Peridot is regarded as a powerful detoxifying agent. The stone is also thought to improve blood circulation, enhance metabolism, strengthen the immune system and boost digestion. It also has the ability to eliminate stress and dispel apathy and exhaustion.
In modern times, wearing peridot jewelry can help increase financial solidity and contentment in your life. The stone is widely associated with prosperity, loyalty, love, honesty, faithfulness, and optimism. The notion that it reduces stress and eliminates negative thinking, can help enhance harmony, particularly in marriages and other human relationships. Essentially, experts in gemstone significance suggest that the stone can prevent jealousy and anger in relationships.
Furthermore, peridot can also help improve mental health and boost spiritual wellness. It is associated with the heart chakra, also green, and wearing it close to the heart is said to cleanse it of negative emotions, leaving the wearer feeling light, blissful and ready to love.