On the surface, today’s Mercury-Jupiter square looks like a pretty positive aspect. But be careful not to get too cocky, because you’ll be feeling good and counting your lucky stars one minute and then down on the ground wondering what the heck happened the next.
One of the downsides of this awkward energy is the way it has you feeling confident one minute and confused the next, which is when all the bad stuff starts to happen. Overestimating any situation today is a big mistake because as soon as you think you’ve got it made, it becomes quite clear that you actually really don’t.
The best way to handle this “pull the rug out from under you” aspect is to keep your head down and appreciate the things that are going your way. Just don’t take them for granted or brag about them. Careful optimism is the theme of the day.
Today is the 189th day of 2022
76 days until the Autumn Equinox
63 days until Mercury Retrograde
176 days until 2023
Sun is in Cancer
Moon is in Scorpio
Mercury is in Cancer
Venus is in Gemini
Mars is in Taurus
Jupiter is in Aries
Saturn is Rx in Aquarius
Uranus is in Taurus
Neptune is Rx in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is in Aries
2 | Antelope Spirit | Life is speeding up!
Do you feel how fast the world is changing, like everything is moving at warp speed? It’s hard to control desired outcomes or set fixed goals because by the time you get “there,” you will actually have moved beyond it.
Now is the time to let go and enjoy the exhilarating ride as intentions you have set in motion in the past are coming into form with lightning speed. Your job is to stay the course even if the pace feels dizzying. You may find you will change your mind a half dozen times or more as you improve your offerings—and that is just fine.
Make peace with the pace, for if you ride this quickening energy you will solve challenges quickly and effortlessly instead of being bogged down. The best way to use this energy is to let go of worry and stay mindfully present as you continue to take action.
Also, if something is not going to be in your best interests, no matter how badly you want it, Antelope will quickly remove it so you can move toward what is truly meant for you. If something is taken away, be grateful and keep moving! This is not the time to sit still but to breathe deeply as you move forward with velocity!
2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
7/13/2022 FULL BUCK SUPER MOON IN CAPRICORN: You might have a strong need for being useful to the society and you look for justification in the outside world. You may underestimate what you want from yourself and for yourself. Shyness may be accompanied by resentment of the fact that others ignore you. Do not seek approval from the outside, it will not help you get rid of your doubt and it is harmful to you. You have to trust your inner values.
7/20/2022 LAST QUARTER MOON IN ARIES: The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster then is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
7/28/2022 NEW MOON IN LEO: You feel safe in moments when you can impress others and get praise and admiration. Yet, when you get into the spotlight, you may find yourself at a loss. Maybe you should admit your fear of criticism and your inability to accept criticism. It is very important to accept feedback and use it for improvement.
JULY 2022 ASTROLOGICAL CALENDAR
JUL 10 — SUN IN CANCER SEXTILE URANUS IN TAURUS
A good day to chill out with friends and family during this carefree aspect.
JUL 12 — VENUS IN GEMINI TRINE SATURN IN AQUARIUS
A day of sacrifices and compromises, when we must be realistic about our expectations to get what we want. A good day to look for the advice of a trusted mentor.
JUL 13 — FULL MOON IN CAPRICORN
This serious full moon encourages us to let go of old habits and focus on our personal achievements rather than seek the approval of others.
JUL 13 — MERCURY IN CANCER SEXTILE URANUS IN TAURUS
A day full of unpredictable changes—good thing this aspect gives us the mental fortitude to help us make quick decisions with ease.
JUL 13 — VENUS IN GEMINI SQUARE NEPTUNE IN PISCES
Manipulative people try to send us on a guilt trip to get what they want. Avoid them by setting strong emotional boundaries.
JUL 16 — SUN IN CANCER CONJUNCT MERCURY IN CANCER
A good day to catch up with family members and focus on doing those much-needed home repairs.
JUL 17 — SUN IN CANCER TRINE NEPTUNE IN PISCES
A combination that brings empathy and supports us at looking at life through a different perspective while we place ourselves in other people’s shoes to really understand them.
JUL 17 — MERCURY IN CANCER TRINE NEPTUNE IN PISCES
A great day to connect with our intuition and let our most artistic nature come out to play. A day of creative activity.
JUL 17 — VENUS ENTERS CANCER
The planet of love in empathic Cancer can bring emotional highs and lows over the next four weeks as we are tender, protective, and caring while also moody and clinging. Try to love without letting it take over our entire life.
JUL 18 — MERCURY IN CANCER OPPOSITION PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
There could be betrayals and hurt feelings as we deal with power-hunger manipulations during this intense aspect that could make us hunger for revenge.
JUL 19 — MERCURY ENTERS LEO
Communication becomes bold with a hint of dramatic flair when Mercury enters the sign of the Lion. Over the next two weeks, our speech becomes more confident and expressive while our thoughts are focused on grand ideas.
JUL 19 — CHIRON RETROGRADE IN ARIES
The Wounded Healer will be moving backwards until December, shifting our attention toward our own internal wounds as we focus on what needs to heal.
JUL 19 — SUN IN CANCER OPPOSITION PLUTO IN CAPRICORN
Secret enemies are revealed by the sun’s light, but it’s not the ideal day to strike back. Wait for a better time to seek justice.
JUL 22 — THE SUN ENTERS LEO
In its ruling sign, the sun is happy to shine in the golden sign of the Lion for the next four weeks. The energies will be playful, outgoing, and a little dramatic as we all try to take the spotlight for ourselves.
JUL 23 — CERES ENTERS LEO
This nurturing aspect brings our inner child out to play during this transit by encouraging joy and self-confidence. What can you do to nurture your inner child?
JUL 23 — MERCURY IN LEO TRINE JUPITER IN ARIES
Spending the day in the spotlight with the possibilities of promotions, recognition, and opportunities to take the lead.
JUL 24 — VENUS IN CANCER SQUARE JUPITER IN ARIES
A day of jealousy and envy of those who seem to “have it all” and boldly go after what they desire. People lacking self-confidence will feel a sting.
JUL 25 — JUNO GOES RETROGRADE IN PISCES
Internal conflicts emerge when the asteroid of fairness goes retrograde. Dream relationships can turn into nightmares and hurt feelings get leave deep emotional wounds.
JUL 26 — MERCURY IN LEO SQUARE MARS IN TAURUS
A day of paranoia when the energy of the Lion and Bull clash, creating conflicts and aggressive fighting when we believe that everyone is against us. Avoid starting new projects or getting into negotiations.
JUL 28 — NEW MOON IN LEO
Our inner child comes out to play in this pleasurable new moon. It’s a good time to start working on new creative projects and even get a little romantic.
JUL 28 — JUPITER GOES RETROGRADE IN ARIES
Jupiter, the guru planet, teaches us some pretty hard lessons that can bruise our ego. Over the next four months, our focus shifts to our internal selves as we become more mature and self-aware.
JUL 28 — MERCURY IN LEO SQUARE URANUS IN TAURUS
A destructive aspect ready and willing to wreak havoc and burn bridges just for the sake of it.
JUL 30 — MERCURY IN LEO OPPOSITION SATURN IN AQUARIUS
During this individualist aspect, stay far away from self-destructive people to avoid getting sucked into any drama.
JUL 31 — SUN IN LEO TRINE JUPITER IN ARIES
The best of all the solar transits, this is an extremely lucky day filled with success and big opportunities to soak in the spotlight.
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