This week we are looking at The Fool reversed. The Fool corresponds with Uranus and is linked to surprises, innovation and freedom. Uranus is the epitome of all that is unique, unpredictable and unusual things in your life. Uranus takes approximately 84 years to move around the whole zodiac wheel, meaning that it spends around 7 years in each of the zodiac signs. Uranus will turn retrograde on 28 August 2023 and remain in that motion until 2 January 2024. This planet spends around 40% of its time in retrograde, equivalent to approximately 5 months at a time. During the retrograde period, you are given a choice of change or die … During its retrograde period Uranus often acts a something to prod you to face the, perhaps, unpleasant situations that you intuitively know you must face but you struggle to find the strength to do so. Sometimes, the awakening call comes at inopportune times and may require that you let go of parts of yourself, particularly areas related to the ego that may have the effect of smothering your entire system and ethos. When considering the reversed appearance of The Fool it may indicate that you have an idea for a new project but you haven’t yet found the key to bring it into reality. Much of this could be due to you doubting whether you have what is necessary to bring it to life. Another common belief is that the timing is not conducive to achieving success and causing you to put the ideas on the back burner or waiting for a more suitable date or occasion. One way to counter these feelings of inadequacy might be to tell yourself that, whatever happens, the Universe has your back and that it is safe to take this step forwards, even though you are not clear about what is likely to happen next. It is also worth considering how the playfulness and enthusiasm that comes with the upright appearance of The Fool may be explored by you in private, on a personal level. It may be advantageous for you to think about how to bring more playfulness and spontaneity into your daily life, even if you enact these things in private first. On a final note, Uranus often appears in your life much like the crackle of lightening that has the energy to destroy your long-established life structures. But, conversely, it can appear as a flash of enlightenment that fires up your innovative ideas. Because of these variables it makes it extremely difficult to be precise about how the retrograde Uranus will impact your life.