Jupiter Retrograde in Libra
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In the wee hours of Monday morning Jupiter turned retrograde motion and will be retrograde until June 9th. Jupiter retrograde lasts for 120 days and turns retrograde every thirteen months.
Transiting Jupiter retrograde represents a time of philosophical or spiritual introspection and reflection. During the previous months since Jupiter entered the retrograde zone, you will have recognized or had been dealing with particular issues involving growth, development, happiness, expansion or success.
Jupiter retrograde means that whatever area of your life you have been developing is so important, that extra time is needed to make sure everything in order before you continue. You may be tested to make sure you are ready to receive what you are asking for. However, it could be that a negative Jupiter behavior such as greed or addiction has been getting out of control. In this case, the Jupiter retrograde will offer a chance to acknowledge and address the problem. Things may get so out of control that an intervention or some drastic event must occur in order to shake you out of your unconscious behavior.
This also a good time to review finances with regard to investments, property and holdings. Can you get a better deal or loan? Just don’t bite off more than you can chew.
By the time Jupiter turns direct, you should have come to terms with the relevant issues and be prepared for the next phase. In the third and final Jupiter retrograde phase, from the direct station until Jupiter leaves the shadow period, positive growth lets you move forward and reap Jupiter’s benefits. There are really no bad aspects from Jupiter, just overindulgence and overkill. The key is knowing what house Jupiter is in you chart. Do you have significant planets in Sagittarius? If so, this has a bigger impact on you.
Unlike other retrograde planets, Jupiter retrograde 2017 is can be quite lucky and it’s an important time for achieving growth and contentment in a particular area of life that is important to you now. Unexpected good fortune is at hand with work, travel, education or a new relationship. Whatever your hopes for the future may be, this year’s Jupiter retrograde is an opportunity towards finding new ways to live out your dreams.
Currently Jupiter is in Libra until October and specifically with Jupiter in Libra, we attract the best fortune when we are fair-minded, treat others as equals, are compromising without being “doormats”, are gracious, and use our talents for promoting and mediating. The arts, architecture, law, math, mediating, and politics are possible avenues for increased success.
There can be heightened use of charm and grace to reach goals. Our social skills contribute to our sense of fulfillment and attract success. In other words, treat people the way you want to be treated.
What affect does Jupiter retrograde have on you?