Leo Horoscope (July 23 - August 22)
Your ruling planet is The Sun.
You are getting serious about your values these days, Leo. You are in the midst of an important month-long period when you find that you are participating in partnership with others in an entirely new fashion, enlarging your relationship potential in a way that takes the burdens of the past fully into account but is not bound by them. Prior conditioning affects you only to the extent that you allow boring repetition to establish limits on your situation, and this is a time when you can break out of your metaphorical cage. Is it a case of helpful others in your life coming to your rescue or are you actually the one who is rescuing yourself?
As the month begins, your personal evolution is reaching for new heights. Over the course of this month and next, you are coming into an entirely different way of looking at things that involves new takes on relationship with others. Partnership doesn't always come easily to dedicated individualists, and the paradox is that the agendas of others can in fact combine well with your own initiatives, provided that you know where and when to draw the line. At the time of the powerful February 6th Solar Eclipse and New Moon in your relationship sector, you are undoubtedly coming to greater conscious understanding of your methods of connection with others and examining old and outmoded patterns there with the goal of transcending them. This Mercury retrograde period of time, lasting the entire month, is one of reflection and self-analysis in any case, and you in particular this is especially so in the relationship department. There may be old patterns of partnership interaction that you are more than ready to transcend, but which seem to be stuck in your psych, and that you are in the process of discovering more fully prior to letting go of them. You may encounter painful realizations in this regard, but these may also serve to underline to you the importance of making a deep shift in your perception and in your understanding. They say that to know all is to forgive all, and right now you are in the process of carrying that concept through to yourself. The First Quarter Moon of Wednesday, February 13th, represents a potential period of partnership conflict that provides a certain degree of increased tension for your process of growth. It may help to remember that you are never angry for the reason that you think you are. The Full Moon and Lunar eclipse that comes along a week later, on Wednesday, February 20th, is another powerful time for you, when changes in the daily habits of your life, including health habits, could come up and when limitation is emphasized over possibility. Both are necessary ingredients of life for you right now. The contrast between your current high ideals and the practicalities of your situation provide a rich mixture that fuels your continued amazing progress.