Capricorn August Forecast for 2013

August promises to be a busy month as events unfold regarding your professional, home and personal life.  Positive developments in these areas are strongly indicated. Just tone down impatience or what could be perceived as a short fuse for the best results.

Throughout August, Mercury (Communications, travel and intellect) will travel through Cancer, Virgo and Leo. The month begins with Mercury in your 7th House of Cancer. The first week of August enhances your already outstanding communication skills.  Just make sure to be clear and diplomatic in your dealings and conversations with VIPs. On 8/8, Mercury enters Leo, your 8th House. Conversations tend to involve subjects that some may consider controversial. You could also be dealing with legal documents, insurance issues and wills. Mercury will be in Leo until 8/23, when it enters Virgo and your 9th House of overseas travel and publishing where it remains until 9/9. With Mercury in Virgo, the focus abruptly shifts to matters that concern your worldviews, higher learning and education. You could be focused on people from overseas and those at a distance. August promises to be a fast paced month with lots of conversations regarding where you live, what you do for a living and how you can instigate change where it is needed most.

A New Moon occurs in Leo on 8/6. Leo is your 8th House of taxes, insurance and mortgages. This New Moon promises to bring good news your way, Capricorn. Circle this date on your calendar as positive opportunities occur relating to finances. You could be offered a raise in pay or catch a lucky break when it comes to dealing with banks, investments, loans, mortgages and shared resources.

Mars (Physical energy/drive and sexuality) will transit Cancer (Your 7th House of marriage) until 8/27, when it enters Leo. Mars in your 7th House brings about passion but it can also bring on some arguments with partners. With Mars in your 7th House, you feel a strong need to spend as much time as possible at home. Cancer rules home life and with Mars in Cancer, a passionate relationship consumes your time and focuses your energy on your current residence and family members. There could be days throughout this transit where you don't want to leave your home. All things domestic continue to be your biggest motivation throughout this transit that lasts until 8/27. Expect your sexuality to be heightened and do your best to avoid any arguments with relatives and partners, personal or professional. Mars brings passion but if not channeled properly can also create some disagreements and misunderstandings.

Venus (Love) begins the month in the compatible earth sign of Virgo. Virgo is your 9th House of overseas travel, higher learning and people from other cultures. You can expect to make gains through travel or publishing and find yourself attracting someone from a foreign country. A business venture could expand and you could be offered a contract to work with people overseas. Love could also be found when taking a class or while travelling. Venus will enter Libra on 8//16 and the focus shifts to your 10th House of career, prestige and your professional visibility. Expect to be surprised by the attention you receive in professional matters during this transit that lasts until 9/11. Women will be helpful to you in your professional affairs and you could find that your hard work brings the recognition you have been seeking and deserve.

Another Full Moon occurs in Aquarius on 8/20. This Full Moon brings news of a financial matter to your attention. Although tension is in the air, you conclude that you're in a much better position financially than you previously thought. Money and finances will be in the spotlight on this date.

The signs of Aries, Taurus and a Scorpio will be involved in key discussions this month affecting your professional, home and personal life. A Libra promises to be helpful and supportive regarding a transition that occurred or is about to occur. You can expect a Libra to help you sort through any confusion or temporary misunderstandings that come up suddenly.