Cancer – Venus is in the 12 house inspires you to spend some time alone. No secret pleasures allowed. A challenging square from Mars in the 9 house on the second may fool you into thinking that you can justify anything. Mars in your 9 increases you desire to see the world and understand the power of belief. His conjunction to Neptune on the 13 th brings a need to evaluate what you believe and why you believe it. Mercury retrograde on the 17 th in your 1st House and your sign suggests that you need to be extra cautious in expressing yourself. Neptune goes retrograde on the 22 nd in your 9th house. Neptune is always subtle but now his energy can bring confusion. You think you understand what is most important in life, but do you? Mars is transiting your10 of status. His energy stimulates your competitive nature and drive for success.