Today we have the Sun grouped up with Venus and the Node, which can lead us into these moments of gravity. Where we might look at our direction and our wants and discover it's not exactly the path we want to be on. These sorts of things can hit harder, but maybe they need to. I've had a couple different friends experience earthquakes in the last week or two, and they're the types of things that shake you and wake you up. If you're in a daze, it can be a little jarring, but you snap to and immediately take note of where you are. This energy works quite a bit like that.
At times like this, you have to ask yourself if you're answering the call. Are you doing the things you need to in order to position yourself for future successes? Are you making the right decisions? Are you getting involved in the things you need to be getting involved in? People like to say "right place, right time", but if you're not in the right place, or it's the wrong time, then things can go awry.
Ultimately, with five planets retro, it's likely to seem as though things are moving backwards instead of forwards. But as you step backwards, further from the goal, it lets you get a broader perspective. Maybe you see a path that wasn't there before. Maybe you see where you made a mistake the first time around. These aren't the most pleasant transits to deal with, but they offer the potential for growth and to learn from mistakes. This is a chance for corrective actions and to reestablish the path you want to set out upon. Embrace these opportunities when they come. It might not be easy, but there will be plenty to learn along the way. Best of luck.
The Daily Horoscope for Virgo...
The things you want can often lay in a dormant state, and it's this separation or lack of fulfillment that drives you to feel uncomfortable inside. With that in mind, maybe it's a good time to reconsider what your plans are. What is the end game? Maybe your goals are in good form, but your methodology needs tweaking. Or it could be your methods are fine, but you're heading towards something unsatisfying. Step out of your present situations and try to look at them from multiple angles, perhaps from the past as well as the future.