Venus is the Roman goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility and prosperity. You may also be familiar with her Greek counterpart, Aphrodite. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas. Julius Caesar claimed her as his ancestor. Venus was central to many religious festivals, and was highly thought of and adored in Roman religion.
In myth, Venus-Aphrodite was born of sea-foam giving her the representation of the yielding, watery female principle, essential to the balance and creation of life. She serves as a counterbalance to her male counterparts in the Roman pantheon, Vulcan and Mars who are both very active and fiery She is the epitome of the watery essence of the divine feminine. She represents beauty and love, for others and for oneself.*
Venus can help you to learn to love yourself wholly, to feel beautiful, create the perfectly designed outfit, wardrobe or well appointed home. Call upon Venus to help you feel comfortable and at ease with yourself, sexually, and to help you to find your own happiness and joy. She can also help guide you to the perfect loving relationship and help to create abundance and prosperity in your life.
Venus loved to pamper herself and to appreciate her own beauty. Work with Venus if you need to take better care of yourself and to learn to pamper yourself. Venus will help you to find happiness and to learn to love yourself unconditionally, as that is what is necessary before you will ever truly be able to love another.
You may see a sea-foam green light or a pink light (or both) when Venus is working with you. She loves pearls and beautiful, natural jewels. You may smell the fragrance of roses or other perfumed flowers when she is near. She is a goddess of the heart, so call upon her to help you heal your heart and to assit you in expanding the heart chakra.
*Source of historical information: Wikipedia.org