There are some power-full and permanent shifts under way. You are firmly in the new energy and assimilating at this time. The remainder of the year is so supported for closure on the past and full integration of the future.
The Karmic Tools Weekly Forecast covers the current planetary transits which affect people in different ways and to various degrees of intensity. Take notice when it is a Personal planet (Sun / Moon / Mercury / Venus / Mars) interacting with a Social (Jupiter/Saturn) or Collective planet (Uranus / Neptune/Pluto).&nb
This is the time when you may be experiencing old wounds and past issues rise to the surface provoking deep emotions and powerful reactions. Rather than "go back there" - this is actually an opportunity to examine them with some detachment and decide once and for all to have a clearing.
The Value of Venus Retrograde: The whole point of any planet going Retrograde is to bring up the issues of its domain, and in Venus' case, the primary issues are: values, priorities, beauty, love, relationships and resources. It brings these aspects of life up to the surface for everyone.
This energy can be expressed one of two ways (like most) - you can over-extend your Self and your resources being overly optimistic without actually doing any planning or work, relying on luck alone and unfortunately, this expression will basically make you pay double (in more ways than one) down the road.