• Yolanda McAdam

The Month Ahead - July

Updated: Jun 30

July is going to be hot. We can thank Mars traveling through Sun-ruled Leo for the rise in temperatures - literal and otherwise.

July starts with a challenging Mars-Saturn opposition. Mars in Leo opposes Saturn in his ruling sign of Aquarius (1 July). The negative manifestations of this aspect include acts of aggression and violence, defiance, drama and death.

While the Moon is associated with the home, Mars governs land and the buildings on the land because he is all about gaining territory. Unfortunately this Mars-Saturn opposition is going to heighten and exacerbate territorial disputes and highlight shoddy workmanship (like last week's building collapse in Florida). Mass grave sites will continue to be exposed here in Canada and churches will continue to go up in flames.

This is undoubtedly going to be a difficult month punctuated by anger, drama, violence and the threat of war (with Mars there is always a lot of posturing) but there is a silver lining for those of us who approach these transits consciously.

In Aquarius, Saturn is said to be in his joy. Saturn here is “profound imag