August 29 Birthday Horoscope
If Today is Your Birthday: August 29
The Year Ahead
Forecast for August 2008 to August 2009
The Moon in your Solar Return chart this year is in its Balsamic phase, which marks the end of an important cycle, or stage of growth, in your life. You take more “down time” than normal, and this is natural–even good for you.
In your Solar Return chart this year, Mercury is conjunct Venus, and both are in hard aspect to Pluto. This combination suggests a powerful creative urge this year. You are especially interested in art, music, and literature that is deep and moving. You have a lot of creative talent that can be expressed through many different media. You have the ability to make things that are both functional and beautiful.
In your social life, you are attempting to transcend the ordinary, which can be intense, but the extreme passions this combination arouses can also express themselves in jealousies and possessiveness. Something tiny can trigger all sorts of buried emotions, and this can be very revealing! If you find yourself dredging up old hurts, examine the emotional “slush” you’ve been carrying around with you. Avoid taking it out on your partner or on yourself. You might also make a large purchase or payment that necessitates changes in your spending habits.
While the past months may have been confusing or transitional in nature, a new sense of purpose is likely to become clear this year. It may be that you have been over-thinking and over-analyzing your life, and moving out of that habit can be quite freeing. Saturn has passed its conjunction to your Sun now, and the tendency to be hard on yourself is lifting.
Jupiter harmonizes with Saturn at the time of your birthday this year, suggesting a period of constructive accomplishment ahead. In general, you are practical, realistic, and your judgment is especially sound–and you derive much satisfaction from practical accomplishment. The key to harnessing this wonderful energy is to identify and find pleasure in the simple things that make you happy. A nice balance between optimism and practicality is with you this year.
Figuring strongly this year are new developments in–and new attitudes towards–love matters, finances, and social relationships. Your creative and love urges are powerful indeed. Willfulness could be your downfall, however, if you succumb to these feelings. New friendships, or new spins on established connections, are in your forecast.
2008 is a Number Two year for you. Ruled by the Moon. This is a year of potential companionship. It is a quiet, gentle, and mostly harmonious year that is less active than other years. Instead, you are more responsive to the needs of others. If you are patient and open yourself up in a gentle manner, you will attract both things and people. This is an excellent year in which to build and develop for the future. Advice – be patient, be receptive, enjoy the peace, collect.
2009 will be a Number Three year for you. Ruled by Jupiter. This is a year of sociability. It is a friendly time, when it is easy to enjoy life and other people. Focus is on personal freedom, reaching out to others, making new friends, and exploration. You are more enthusiastic and ready for adventure. It is likely to be a rather lighthearted year, when opportunities for “play” time are greater than usual. It’s also a good year for expressing your creativity. Advice – reach out, but avoid scattering your energies.
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These interpretations are partially based on the Solar Return chart in astrology. Of course, the Solar Return chart is most accurate, personalized, and descriptive, when the birth time and place (in addition to the birth date) are known.
The individual birthday forecast above is written by astrologer Annie and is copyright CafeAstrology.com.