All Signs: Pluto, Jupiter and Saturn are still lined up in Capricorn, the sign that represents the status quo — anything from a government that “has always done things this way” to a Norman Rockwell idea of family: mom, dad, a white picket fence, 2.5 kids, dog and cat. Starting now and for the rest of the year, Mars will challenge these planets and create static. What is certain however, is by the end of this year, Jupiter and Saturn will move into Aquarius, the sign of revolution and change! Aquarius will unite like-minded individuals who want to make the world a better place. The power of “group” movements will grow! Hmmm, this reminds me of Grouch Marx, a man with standards. “I refuse to join any club that will have me as a member!” He also said, “Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?”
Aries (March 21-April 19)
This week you continue to be focused on home, family and DIY projects or repairs. You might also be involved with a parent more than usual. Be careful about ego battles midweek. After all, you are coming on super strong now because your ruler fiery Mars is in your own sign where it will stay for the rest of year! The way you see it is you’re just acting normal. But from the point of view of others, you’re coming on like gangbusters! Time to eat a little humble pie. Admit that you might be a tad aggressive. You might even apologize or ask for forgiveness? (Wait a minute. You’re right, that’s going too far, especially with their attitude?)
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Be careful because this is an accident-prone week for your sign. Of course, an accident doesn’t have to happen but what can easily happen is arguments and conflicts with siblings, relatives and neighbors (or anyone else) about political, racial and religious issues are enough to throw off your good judgment. All it takes is an emotional distraction – three seconds – and you might be in a situation that you regret. Therefore, be mindful and aware. Be conscious of trying to keep your cool. Having said that, you have something to announce and to tell the world because you want to enlighten others about something. (Caution against someone in the background who does not have your best interests at heart.)
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
This is a lovely week to buy wardrobe treasures for yourself. Timing is everything! Meanwhile, you are focused on cash flow, earnings and moneymaking ideas. You might also want to move forward with plans for something that you own because Mercury retrograde was taking place in your Money House and now that is over! Nevertheless, midweek you might be in a power struggle with someone about shared property, wills, inheritances, taxes, debt or even about shared responsibilities. Be cool. Don’t have a knee-jerk reaction. Give yourself a chance to give this situation some sober reflection. A competition or even an argument with a friend or a group could happen.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Both the Sun and Mercury are still in your sign; and fiery Mars is still at the top of your chart arousing your ambition! However, they are fighting each other, which means your ideas and plans might be thwarted by a boss, teacher, parent or someone in a position of authority, including the government. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, you will have power struggles with someone close to you midweek. Yikes! (This is obviously the time to send out for dark chocolate.) Fear not, this is still a strong, powerful time for you because the Sun is in your sign – and this happens only once a year. Be gracious. Show noblesse oblige.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
It is still totally appropriate for you to play things low-key and stay behind the scenes. You are not yet ready to step out centre stage! (That won’t happen until Wed., July 22. Make a note of that.) Until then, contemplate profundity. Enjoy schmoozing with friends and groups, because you will like this, especially if they are creative, artistic people. You will also welcome any chance to break free from your daily routine and do something different, perhaps travel or explore new places, especially places that offer you an experience of learning something new. Midweek might bring a clash with someone at work or about something that is health related.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
This continues to be a popular time for you! Not only are you enjoying seeing others, especially younger people, this is the perfect time for you to set some goals for the future because that will keep you on track. (Who makes lists more than you?) Eisenhower said, “Plans are worthless but planning is indispensable.” (You get that.) Parents might have difficulty with their kids this week, especially midweek. Patience is your best friend to deal with this because anger serves no purpose except to make everyone miserable. Fortunately, your relations with parents, bosses and people in authority are excellent this week. Caution about going overboard at a social occasion. (You know who you are.)
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Because the Sun is still at high noon in your chart, you look fabulous to others, especially bosses, parents and VIPs. While you have this advantage, make your pitch! Ask and ye shall receive. Nevertheless, midweek you might find yourself at odds with a parent or boss or someone at home because you’re trying to make major changes. Expect resistance! And of course, now and for the rest of the year, Mars is opposite your sign, which will tend to encourage tension with those who are closest to you. Consider this a fabulous opportunity to learn how to practice patience – daily.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
This is an accident-prone week for you so slow down and take it easy. Pay attention to everything you say and do. Guard against hasty impulses. Steer clear of arguments with others, especially about controversial subjects because you are better off with a calmer mind. You can get more done with a calmer mind. You will be happier with a calmer mind. You will be more effective with a calmer mind. (You get the picture.) Fortunately, you have lots of energy to work, and others are generous to you. Favours from others plus gifts as well as the necessary equipment for a job will come your way. Major bonus!
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Disputes about money, property or shared assets, banking, debt, wills or insurance issues might arise this week. It might even just be a showy argument that is a clash of wills? (You need this like a fish needs a bicycle.) Fortunately, you will handle this with grace and aplomb because fair Venus is opposite your sign. Not only that, fiery Mars is energizing you to work hard with vigour! Your energy will be high! Whatever you do, you will be more effective and more competent than usual! Not only is this an increased physical energy, it is an increased mental energy as well. This lovely blessing is yours for the rest of the year! (Admittedly it gets a bit complicated when Mars is retrograde for 10 weeks from Sept. to mid-Nov.)
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
This week the Sun and Mercury are still opposite your sign, which means certain things are coming to a climax now or reaching a point of culmination. And yes, you will encounter opposition from others, which makes it tougher to make everything work out right. Sometimes this kind of opposition can feel like a failure because things didn’t work out as you had planned. Instead, look at it as a “life experiment” that will allow you to launch a whole new enterprise and avoid the pitfalls that you just experienced. You have built structures and organized your life in certain ways — and now you are experiencing the consequences of these structures. How will they re-create you?
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
You’re still thinking about how you should manage your life. What duties and responsibilities are most important to you? You want to be organized. You want to be efficient. You want to be effective. In fact, you want to strive to make every action count so that you get the most bang for your buck! Having said that, you cannot deny that you have to work on behalf of someone else right now. Not exclusively — but you do have to do something according to somebody else’s wishes or needs. This is where you might have a clash of wills this week. Fortunately, romance, the arts and socializing are promising! Kiss, kiss; hug, hug.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
It’s play city for you! Accept all invitations to party. Enjoy romance, games, schmoozing, sports and fun activities with kids. Admittedly, lovers’ quarrels and problems with kids might take place midweek but your sensitive patience and finesse will help you do some damage control. Many of you will enjoy redecorating your digs and making where you live look more attractive. Some might even make money from their home or from a real-estate situation. (This makes sense because you’re pro-active about boosting your earnings now and will be for the rest of the year.) Ka-ching! This is a good time for you! Your energy level is high. Examine what is not working and cut your losses. Prepare for a new start!