In addition, the Sun-Mercury superior conjunction suggests that these hard lessons refer to discussions, agreements, negotiations, and travels that took place in late June-early July during the previous Sun-Mercury inferior conjunction. Therefore, significant progress in learning there hard lessons will have been made by the end of October when the next inferior Sun-Mercury conjunction takes place. However, the fact that Mars, due to his impending retrogradation, will return to the same position, in square with Saturn, both in early October and late December, suggests that those two periods will be crucial in terms of consolidating the hard lesson as to how to manage thwarted desires, delayed goals and limited action.
Finally, the Venus-Uranus sextile offers unexpected opportunities for financial benefits and pleasures but one need to be cautious with their finances. The reason is that the end of the month may find many people in multiple and significant debts or obligations for which, however, there is some leeway (Venus in applying opposition to the Jupiter-Pluto-Saturn stellium that is facilitated by Neptune atop). In any case, we wish you enjoy the New Moon as much as possible!