STARGAZER MAY FORECAST:
Uranus looms largely in the May forecast – so expect for the unexpected, especially where matters of security are concerned. Brilliant ideas are hatched under these influences, but the erratic and unpredictable are equally featured and can provide undesired, or at the very least disruptive, developments. Early Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius horoscope factors experience this the most intensively. The 8th (Mercury conjunct Uranus) and the 18th (Venus conjunct Uranus) are potent for initiating new ventures or relationships that have an unconventional or futuristic flavor to them. These cycles last for about a year so pay close attention to what begins around these dates. Expect news about new products or standardization connected to FinTech or Blockchain technologies, payment automation and virtual wallets.
Lunations in Taurus and Scorpio further emphasize resources: from Taurus – what you can do for yourself, or self reliance, and from Scorpio – what you can create and accomplish together. Neither the New or Full Moon are significantly aspected by aspect to other planets or the nodes, so you can work with these how you choose to. With the New Moon (May 4th at 14’ Taurus) you want to plant seeds or begin something associated with the material growth you seek and cultivate your inner confidence.
A Full Moon at 27’ Scorpio on May 18th signals the return on efforts that began in early November of last year. You see signs of fruition for a goal that was established last Autumn and likely features themes of intimate relationships and business partnerships. A catharsis comes complete.
A major breakthrough on the 5th loops back to an enterprise that was established around January 6th 2018, during the conjunction of Mars and Jupiter at 17’ Scorpio. As these two fiery behemoths connect in opposition from Gemini to Sagittarius, massive ideological conflicts can erupt, so try to hang on to a bigger picture world view if Chicken Little comes running down the road. The atmosphere is explosive and incendiary!
On a more personal level you should see turning point or culmination where the initiatives formed early last year are showing signs of success for efforts you have put in. If so – good work! On the other hand, if you realize something isn’t going to come out as you wanted, you have the opportunity to go back to the drawing board or scrap what isn’t working based on what becomes abundantly clear following this critical alignment.
March 20 – April 19
You feel much more in your element this month, just in time to catch up to the marvelous developments on offer professionally. Hard work and an obstacles you overcame earlier this year showed you had grit and place you in a position to boost your earnings now. Hold your most important negotiations, meetings and interviews between the 15th – 17th. By the end of the month news reaches you about a promotion or raise. At the same time, you may seek out unconventional sources of income, since Uranus looms large this month and you are seeking a measure of autonomy where earnings are concerned.
From mid month, domestic matters require attention, and intuition about where and how improvements can be made resonates strongly within you. The more willingly you release the past the easier it is to make room for what is in store. Between now and July there are going to be significant changes in your residential and personal life, some unexpected, though looking back you will see these have been simmering since last Summer.
April 20 – May 20
A quick transit of Mercury boosts your energy level and activities at the moment, and you find it easier to express your ideas and formulate objectives. Your powers of perception and persuasion are especially enhanced from the 15th – 17th. You are far more in your comfort zone while Venus enchants your region of the sky from mid month. Love mojo is strong and gets reinforcing vibes in the later part of May.
A situation can be tense on the 7th, though what you overcome together makes you so much stronger in the end. Emphasis is placed on relationships with the Moon activating the Me – You axis, culminating in a Full Moon in Scorpio on the 18th. You could be making a long term commitment, and if you are seeking to tie the knot this is a fabulous time to do so!
May 21 – June 20
You are still operating from behind the scenes for the most part, coming into your own from the end of the month (specifically on the 21st) when Sun and Mercury link up in your chart, hitting the reset button on your life. All the motivation you have felt to get going on a personal project over the last several weeks finally coalesces with circumstances that make it possible to build some traction where it is has been in short supply.
Finding the right balance between your work and private life is crucial with turning points on the 4th and 18th making clear what habits need development and those which have outlived their shelf life. Intuition runs strong, especially in the middle days of the month. A gut feeling has a lucrative pay off if you are willing to trust your instincts.
June 21 – July 22
Friends and lovers are the emphasis this month and you are likely to enjoy some harmonious times socially or through cultivating your connection with someone who tugs your heart strings. The Full Moon on the 18th is ideal for putting yourself out there, feelings run deep and strong and seek expression. Mars in your sign from mid month gives you energy but also has a confrontational edge to it. Your passionate nature is invigorated, but equally your temper! (This is more abrasive next month, when Mars forms challenging aspects to heavyweights in opposition to your sign from Capricorn.)
You have good indications mid-month to set the record straight with your significant other and reach a mutual understanding. Use this period to mitigate issues that might arise down the road. The 2nd and 9th are highly favorable for negotiating a professional promotion or new position.
July 23 – August 22
The month starts out on a leisurely note, and if you are traveling, teaching or promoting something you are making the most of your stars. By mid – month a shift to professional goals is palpable. You gain through employment, even where a situation seemed insurmountable earlier in the year. The New Moon on the 4th signals a fresh start. Your consistent efforts pay off and a promotion or new position is possible.
You get signals that you want to do something quite different and may take off in an unexpected direction. These could be hard to suppress and you are encouraged to explore your options. Mars moves into a mysterious portion of your chart from mid month. You refuel from behind the scenes, perhaps working on a secret project. Events on the 22nd reveal an exciting new prospect. Your instincts point you in the right direction.
August 23 – September 22
Following the muddles and challenges of the last few months you begin to come into your own. Your inner life has undergone a substantial metamorphosis and there are far more beneficial influences at work that help you spread your wings and reach for the future. You get a taste of what’s in store around the time of the New Moon on the 4th with prospects continuing to brighten throughout the month and into June.
Professionally you get much needed assistance on the 14th. Planning and career development shapes the four months following the Sun – Mercury conjunction on the 21st. Make a plan and take assured steps towards reaching a milestone by your birthday. From mid month a very social atmosphere comes into play and you could find yourself very busy extending and accepting invitations.
September 23 – October 23
There is a strong financial emphasis present this month with benefits coming in through the resources of others who seek to support you. From the 15th you have a special advantage to negotiate for a loan or funding. With Mars reaching the apex of your chart May 15th an through June, you stand to make professional headway as a result. Serendipity prevails over the last two weeks of the month and you find yourself in the right place at the right time to make the most a career opportunity.
Those working in creative arts or fields associated with visionary, esoteric or spiritual topics especially benefit from this influence. Socially the ambience is exciting, and you enjoy sharing activities with a partner or could hit it off with someone while attending an event or party. There could be road blocks on the road to love on the 7th or 9th. A positive attitude and faith in a good outcome helps you navigate any turbulence.
October 24 – November 21
You make peace with the past this month, and in doing so feel new and invigorating winds in your romantic life or in regard to a creative project. A lot of emphasis is placed upon relationships right now, and this is a good time to make your feelings known to someone you are interested in developing an close association with. Events this month could produce unexpected developments, but will equally be invigorating.
By the time of the Full Moon in your sign on the 18th, you can really put past matters to rest. Mars from Cancer generates enthusiasm to move forward as the concerns and obstacles of the prior months swiftly fade away. Set your sights on distant shores or a professional coup this Summer, you have what it takes to make it and auspices are favorable to see a monumental move up the ladder of success.
November 22 – December 21
Passions run high this season and your love life is susceptible to sudden and enticing new avenues of exploration. There is also an emphasis on your private or personal life, especially from mid month. You make some of your best personal progress behind closed doors or in therapeutic environments. Spa and sauna treatments are invigorating and restorative. You can draw the curtain on the past during the Full Moon phase on the 18th.
Where endings and release occur you are making space for new and improved conditions in the second half of the year, notably from August when Jupiter is direct in your sign again. For the time being explore your connections and nurture your commitment. Examine what you can do for others and see what you can learn about yourself in the process. Events on the 7th or 9th reveal where financial matters may still require attention.
December 22 – January 19
It’s a very enjoyable month in store for Cap, kicking off with a highly sensual and alluring New Moon in your arena of pleasure on the 4th. An emphasis on home and personal issues gives way to a far more romantic ambience, with passions running high from mid month especially. Conversations you have between the 15th – 17th are very productive. You can set the record straight and go for exactly what you want by wearing your heart on your sleeve. A turning point in a love affair on the 22nd can open the door to making a significant commitment by the end of the month.
The atmosphere is a bit more contentious in June, so make the most of what’s on tap for May! Work and productivity become accentuated towards the end of the month, making for a very busy period on the job front. Think about where you want to be in September – October as a guideline for what you agree to take on now.
January 20 – February 18
There is a need to get grounded this month and establish security in your home base or personal life. Your inner resources provide assistance and enable the navigation of a transition that could otherwise be somewhat disruptive, at least in terms of what you are used to. A job provides a lucrative upside in the second half of the month, though it could be a demanding and hard working period for you.
Things get more exciting after the 21st, and you’ll seek new avenues for self expression. You gravitate instinctually (and intellectually) to people and circumstances through which you can demonstrate your creative abilities and feel free to finally have some fun. Mid month is optimal for making an important decision about home or family matters. Speaking to the people involved will help you make the right choice.
February 19 – March 20
A strong financial emphasis remains over the early part of the month, with some tense issues in the first week that require attention. From there, a more social ambience takes over. You find joy in the simple pleasures of day to day experiences and unexpected events provide enjoyable moments and a fresh outlook on life. The 15th – 17th are ideal for attending or hosting an event. You may also be involved in a conference or seminar that inspires you to think big.
Tense dynamics at home diminish from the 16th and you begin to seek out more pleasurable and romantic experiences. These tap into the core of your expression and inspiration, as you engage with the depth of your imagination. If you work in the arts this will be a time of momentous and effortless flow of your creativity. Others may experience this through a love relationship or their children. This culminates brilliantly through July – signaling a fresh start is on the way.