During the summer months, the suns energy is most efficient for certain categories of workings, just as the waxing moon has different intentions from the waning moon. You can do any type of magic at any time, but it is more efficient to do your workings at a time that is most conducive to the type of energies you’re using. . Summer, in general, produces energies like the sun itself—strong and sure. They enhance magick dealing with beauty, health, and healing. They are also quite helpful when you want to cast a love spell, or a spell to nurture a relationship. If you have a project you must restart, the summer sun is the source you want to turn to. The energies of summer change as the time passes, and are divided according to Sun Signs—Cancer, Leo and Virgo to be precise. . From June 22nd to July 23rd, the energies of Cancer are strongest. These powers are great for hearth and home. By hearth, I, of course, mean your family, warmth, and relationships amongst family members. This is the time to perform workings that influence your emotions, feelings, and sensitivity. . July 24th to August 22nd falls under the sign, Leo. Leo the Lion is all about courage and strength, showmanship and creativity, fertility and willpower. If you want to improve your leadership skills, utilizing the energies of Leo will be the key to your success. . The last part of summer is from August 23rd to September 22nd—the energies of Virgo. Service, organization, and self-improvement is the vibe for Virgo. If you need help to analyze a problem that’s been bothering you, bring the energies of Virgo into the working. If you want to try to find a solution to global problems, like hunger or poverty, this is the time of year to do it. Virgo will help with issues concerning mental energies, health, employment, responsibility, and paying attention to detail.