STARGAZER FORECAST JULY 2016

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July features intensely transformational overtones, as Uranus and Pluto themes are reactivated during our key Lunations – the Cancer New Moon (July 4th – opposite Pluto,) then Capricorn Full Moon (July 19 – square Uranus) as well as by transiting planets in Cancer. July is a pivotal period ripe with dynamic potential for change. If you are ready to jump the shark, massive breakthroughs are possible now! Mars is direct and gaining momentum every day. Where indecision prevailed on how or where to take action, initiative and clarity comes to replace confusion or misdirection. In many ways this month is about reconciling issues that have been endemic or evasive since the beginning of the year, with the cosmos offering much support to resolve that which has proved challenging and finally move forward. From the depths of Scorpio, passion is aroused, a Phoenix Rising from the ashes and embers of all that we will leave behind.

While we can hopefully we can make the most of these influences on a personal level, these challenges are being played out on the world stage as well. The most pernicious of these would be the Saturn – Neptune square, which is strongly featured throughout the Summer, peaking in influence June 17th and September 10th. Neptune represents our collective idealism, and Saturn in hard aspect indicates there are massive philosophical and ethical boundaries being drawn in harsh conflict with that idealism. England’s shocking and historical exit from the EU, terror events in Orlando and Istanbul (among others), controversies in Brazil surrounding the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in August, even the terrifying rise of the xenophobic and race baiting Donald Trump in our current US presidential election, are all indicative of this conflict. The other shoe drops in mid 2025 – as a new cycle begins when Saturn – Neptune conjunct in the earliest degrees of Aries, incidentally, Pluto will collaborate from Aquarius. A technological breakthrough (probably associated with reproduction or genomics) at this time will be highly relevant for the upcoming 30 year cycle. Brave New World? Possibly. The choices we make now, and especially the political and economic policies put into place over the next few years will be instrumental when Saturn/Neptune announces the new normal that comes into fruition in 7 – 9 years.

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Healing Opportunities

It’s likely the prior Mars retrograde phase brought up highly intensive appraisals where our most intimate alliances and passions are concerned. Mars now direct, (from June 29) gives us the energy to really confront these issues, many of which were instigated at the onset of the year. A process of resolution is now taking place, and particularly the topics of late February and early March will resonate throughout the month. The Sun from Cancer, (and also Venus until the 13th) supports this process immensely. The period of the 16th – 18th is highly constructive for us emotionally, as an affirming and healing Grand Water Trine from Sun – Cancer to Mars – Scorpio and Chiron – Pisces offer a glimpse into the deepest of our emotions and desires. The opportunity to resolve wounds is possible when we let our true feelings emerge and express our desire for emotional clarity and security. Chiron is a bit of a renegade, so don’t be surprised if there in an unconventional or punk rock twist to developments that occur at this time. Embracing the unusual is favored and encourages positive results.

This trine gives us incredible strength, and urgency – with Mars direct now, to address a significant and emotionally charged or complicated issue. (February 23rd and June 11th may reveal clues for this topic, as Mars visited 25 Scorpio on these dates, as it does now.) Venus sextile Jupiter (July 1) and Venus trine Mars (July 6) are very harmonious, and encourage growth within relationships that may have undergone a barrage of challenges over the last several months. Venus will harmonize Chiron July 8th, and a love relationship that has endured the trials and tribulations of the prior months can provide great satisfaction now as well.

The Full Moon in Capricorn on the 19th taps right into the trine, turning it into a kite. This is a powerful and majestic configuration to behold. With Capricorn at the top of the kite, our highest ambitions and enterprises are stimulated and backed up by incredible emotional conviction. Uranus can be a bit intrusive at this time, squaring the Full Moon from Aries, and charging the ambience with some friction or instability. The rapid and unexpected changes brought on by Uranus will lose some intensity when Uranus goes retrograde at the end of the month. While Uranian changes are liberating, they also tend to be disruptive and unexpected, so an ease out (through the end of December) could be a welcome respite!

The Cancer New Moon (July 4th) falls in opposition to Pluto, so dynamics of power and control will be a prominent theme at this time. The instinctual nature of Cancer is associated with protection, though there may be a very stormy episode in store that pushes us out of our comfort zone as we are called upon to attend to a crisis or confrontation. In doing so we have the potential to resolve and eliminate a long standing conflict associated with oppression. Keep your motives and actions altruistic, as engaging duplicity or dishonesty to prevent an altercation will cost you far more in the end. This is a period that calls for brutal honesty and rock solid conviction. Act with integrity from your emotional center, and do not be deterred. This is one of the more transformational passages of the year, and a genuine breakthrough is possible, resolving endemic issues surrounding the balance of power once and for all.

DEEP HEALING – WATER GRAND TRINE: Chiron/Pisces; Mars/Scorpio; Sun/Cancer

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Fresh Perspectives – The New Mercury Cycle

Sun and Mercury conjunct on July 6th at 15 Cancer, establishing a new course of directives and activities extending through the end of October. As always, the retrograde period (occurring in September,) will provide a pivot point or reorientation for the endeavors set into motion at this time. As it ties in closely to the events that occur during the New Moon a few days prior, (Sun and Mercury oppose Pluto on the 7th, articulating the themes of the power dynamics we seek reconciliation for, as indicated by the New Moon) you can expect some heated dialogue around the topics that arose a few days earlier. Exchanges may be prickly, and it can be that the beginnings made now are made under highly contentious influences.

Mercury towards the end of the Retrograde Cycle is in a super close and harmonious angle to Pluto from Virgo, for the whole last two weeks of September, as it stations direct. What seems like a super pervasive obstacle now, or a hindrance or burdensome commitment, actually yields a treasure in a few months down the road. It may be an issue of having to coddle to superiors, or to relinquish some form of power, but that which forces transformation in the current context becomes a genuine source of strength very soon. As perspective shifts over the next few months, we’ll come to realize that alliances formed now (or breaking off with those which have been holding us back,) served us in the long game. Changes we make in this period feed right into the success story we can embrace in September.

Saturn in Sagittarius – Reaching the Destination

Transiting Saturn tends to harshen the area (or themes, in the case of transits to planets,) in which it resides, applying pressure and challenges in order to signal you to what requires work and commitment at a given time to find enduring satisfaction within the realm of experience currently being transited. On an objective level, these transits can be fraught with tension, shortages, blockages and even strife. The intent of Saturn is to stimulate a subjective confrontation that asks you to examine how successfully you have achieved what you sought in these arenas, which only through steady and conscientious effort can the desired results be achieved. By paying close attention to where you feel you are coming up short, not good enough or being slighted your wishes, the truth of what you need to work towards is most readily revealed.

It is worth particular consideration for the next 6 weeks, as Saturn completes it’s retrograde cycle, to examine how successfully you have attended to the work of this transit. Until August 13th, we are still living off the karma we had built up from last Fall, and that karma reveals where we can still do better, and make improvements that will fortify this important topic or issue. Supportive aspects of Mercury (July 19), Venus (July 20) and Sun (August 1) from Leo to Saturn in Sagittarius can provide marvelous opportunities that benefit our long range objectives. Important directives can be initiated and move forward at these times. Creativity and risk taking play a role.

From August both Mars and Saturn are in better form to bring conviction to our efforts and get those long range objectives back into motion and begin to take shape. Use this month to start to set those goals by reflecting on what has and has not worked so far, as well as clarify your own objectives. Sagittarius seeks to take aim, so the more specific you are, the more likely you are going to reach your target.

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MONTHLY HOROSCOPE BY SIGN:

ARIES: A positive turn around regarding a financial/monetary agreement or intimate relationship can be expected, following a highly transformative period over the last several months. An ongoing negotiation, likely stemming as far back as 2012, may finally come to standing resolution. You’ve struggled to finalize this matter, a loan, divorce settlement, or a substantial commitment can now successfully be addressed. The 6th is golden for such an agreement. Professional developments around the 19th are the result of all the hard work you’ve been putting in, good work! Just in time as your romantic and creative prospects blossom from the 13th onward. Enticing vibrations stimulate your passions this month, with a revealing moment on the 6th showing you your hearts’ truest of intentions. Make a commitment on the 20th. This one is built to last. Mercury (July 19), Venus (July 20) and Sun (August 1) from Leo to Saturn in Sagittarius are positive for your academic career, travel or publication. Your creativity and self expression allow you to tap a broader audience and offer exciting serendipities for your love life. Your domestic and personal realm is also super charged through the first half of the month, with significant changes afoot in your family life. The New Moon on July 4th sees you taking a big step forward, possibly into unknown territory.

TAURUS: Your social life is buzzing this month and delays or separations from a partner endemic since early this year are soon rectified. Mid month is magical, though you can also circle the 6th and 10th for very positive developments. Communication is emphasized and daily life will be bustling with excitement. If you have been apart from the one you love, you will see an upsurge in activity. Express your heart’s desire on the 8th or 16th, you will be heard loud and clear and love the response. More vexing will be a matter associated with travel, exploration or education. Stimulation to reach out to the world abroad could prove challenging, as you have some changes in agenda you may have to accommodate to make a situation work. Big indications arrive around the 19th. From mid month the emphasis shifts to home and personal life, with stabilizing influences from the 19th and 20th offering the opportunity you have been waiting for to set down roots or make long lasting changes to your current living arrangements. Financial news you get can assist you in obtaining your objectives, and relationships with family and those closest should run smoothly. You may be welcoming an older relative or flatmate into your house hold who provides a mature perspective from within your household.

GEMINI: It’s been difficult to remain productive with any degree of consistency so far this year, despite a huge dose of inspiration and initiative that likely struck in May. While you’ll likely be attending to financial matters for the first few weeks, (some of these likely quite vexing, particularly if the money of others features here) there is an interesting career prospect or assignment that will capture your attention mid month. If you work in a healing profession or are willing to engage an unconventional route here, you can really succeed at this time. Intense lunar activity this month highlights financial activity and you can make a breakthrough in a situation that has seemed insurmountable. Pay attention to hunches in the first week. Intuition is highlighted and the New Moon on the 4th can bring an unanticipated opportunity into the mix. From mid month the ambience becomes far more social with many events and meetings taking place through August. A partnership can start to see signs of life as well, and the 20th is highlighted for cementing a relationship or renewing your commitment. Someone comes through for you and shows you how much they care.

CANCER: Really dynamic (and potentially confrontational) energy abounds this month, you might seal the deal on a meaningful commitment or see a relationship implode. What occurs of course depends on your circumstances, and in the case of an ending or separation, remain philosophical and move on. Events occurring this month are meant to move you into the right place, so if you are with the wrong person, you are merely clearing the way to let the right one in. For those in the mad throes of passion, you can easily cultivate your connection on the 6th and 16th. The Capricorn Full Moon (July 19th) speaks volumes and signals a fortunate change in your partnership status. Commitments can be made under these auspices, and your emotional center will be tapped right into developments that occur during this vibrant lunation. From mid month, finances are in the spotlight, and a work assignment can be lucrative for you if you are willing to accept and live up to the attendant responsibilities this position will require. Positive developments on the 20th and and 27th send beams of encouragement for your enterprises.

LEO: After a year comprised of highly private and subjective considerations, you finally begin to come into your own this month as energy and initiative begin to bubble to the surface. A family or residential matter that got sidetracked earlier this year can now be resolved. The 6th and 18th stimulate the opportunities for change you have been aching to make. From the 13th, Venus in your sign makes you far more receptive to pleasure and romantic exchange, a rekindling of passion is possible. You’re likely taking your love relationships more seriously in this phase (Saturn in Sagittarius), and positive influences on the 19th and 20th allow these ties to deepen in commitment organically. If there is no one about with whom you feel the urge to “get serious”, examine where your personal standards and reality are (or aren’t) intersecting. While there is no need to rush out and grab for the first available person you meet, Venus can open up a sweet spot you may have thought you had outgrown, reminding you first and foremost that you are deeply romantic soul after all, and helping you lower your guard just long enough to let someone in. Passion is ignited next month, at long last! Use the feelings gestating in this period to tap into your forgotten or abandoned wish. You’ll be surprised what develops through the rest of Summer.

VIRGO: You’ve been in the hot seat for quite some time there Virgo, and for the most part July is a bit of a breather as you prepare for a rock and roll September. (August has a few challenges in store for you in regard to family and residence, and although Venus in your sign will smooth things over in many ways, this one is a bit more mellow for you.) Relationships seem to be paramount this month, and some volatile influences presiding over friendships and romantic relationships (and the conflicts that divide them), figure largely, suggesting turning points within your alliances this month. Having to choose between your crew of comrades over a love interest around July 4th can have harsh consequences. Make it up to them quickly on the 6th, (super enticing) or you might suffer a setback on the 7th (very, very volatile). By the time of the Full Moon on the 19th, you or this person will have made up their mind about the state of this union, and while underlying factors favor achieving harmonious emotional rapport in a relationship, if a separation occurs, accept it and move on. Assuming you have come through substantial obstacles to maintain this relationship (Saturn – Neptune) and the love is still there, this can be a culminating moment with your partner. In two months time, eclipses dynamize this union, or bring an opportunity to begin anew. Stay true to your heart, and you will never go wrong.

LIBRA: A great deal of positive momentum and heightened visibility is present this month both financially and professionally. The New Moon on the 4th portends a big change, a kind of “grab for the brass ring” moment of opportunity. Significant alterations will be required in your personal or residential life to accommodate this offer, but auspices confer success favoring the bold and the brave right now. What you set into motion now has long range implications – in a year from now Mars will come to occupy the apex of your chart, while Jupiter from your sign (from September) confers good fortune and expansion. The whole of next Summer could be among the most significant for your career, reputation and highest aspirations for many years to come. Events and initiatives that occur this July play a large role in how successful you will be. If you go back a year in time, you’ll recall you dealt with some pretty harsh financial realities and wake up calls. Critical in that period was defining your personal sense of self worth and your values. You get a second chance to tackle money matters this month, after a long period of delay or indecision. Projects or assignments that generate revenue and resources can move forward. Scorpio’s involvement with your financial sector can indicate money from outside sources. The 1st, 6th, 8th, and 10th are dynamite for sealing lucrative contracts connected to your career. There is an unconventional twist to all this mid month. Someone close to home assists you.

SCORPIO: After exhaustive and substantial consideration and reconsideration of where and how you can most effectively direct your energy (mostly as it pertains to your sense of identity, values and personal definition) you can come to an inroads that gets you going towards a more clearly defined target. Deliberate and intentional use of your power makes this a potent period for getting what you want, and the emotional resonances abundant within the first two weeks (and also between the 16th – 18th) will put you back in touch with what your innermost heartfelt longings. Desire speaks for itself on the 6th, you can connect readily within a relationship that may have seen delays over the prior months. A sense of urgency is pervasive around the 14th to finish up that which has been, for one reason or another, impossible to resolve since early February. A work matter is likely emphasized and it may be high time to move on to greener pastures. Ultimatums are being thrown left and right, you may be dodging or dealing the artillery. The 7th, 11th and 16th are volatile. It’s time to drop worn out scripts and change your approach entirely. From the 13th, emphasis shifts to your public role, fame and profession. For four super charged weeks, your reputation escalates. The 16th, 20th and 27th are remarkable for making an impression on those who can take you far up the ladder of success. You’ll have a chance to rectify your financials next month, for now focus on where your want or need to be. Slow and steady.

SAGITTARIUS: For months you have been attending to the inner work, the behind-closed-doors super internal soul seeking. July is a significant turning point for you, as transformations, (many of which you have been undergoing since the beginning of the year) really take root, and you can finally find the closure you have sought, possibly aided by an intimate connection. Look to the 6th for a meaningful connection to bring a turning point. The flow of feelings is strong as you realize you can release a limitation or burden. Lunations this month emphasize financials, and there can be some anxiety in this regard. Trust your instincts and values, there is a make or break dynamic present, especially in agreements you make with others. Look specifically to the first week for a breakthrough. A financial commitment you undertake around the 6th plays a big role in the big career news that resonates in September. From the 13th, the preparation you have made internally opens you to a far more fun and appealing new ambience. As Venus, then Mercury and finally the Sun (July 23) all move into Leo, creating the kind of supportive and constructive atmosphere that has been absent for you for much of the year. The 19th and 20th, as well as August 1st offer substantial developments that allow you to engage with real growth experiences. Saturn has asked you to make concessions and remain focused on a few very important topics. You will now see how this has benefited you in the long term. Opportunities for travel and self expression will provide stimulating encounters. Trust in these serendipities now, next month you absolutely take flight.

CAPRICORN: Massive breakthroughs are possible this month, and for those of us Caps who have recently been through the scouring effects of Uranus square Sun and Pluto conjunct Sun can testify, changes of both chaotic and epic proportions have only served to strengthen and fortify our aims. The Capricorn Full Moon on the 19th brings it all home and is infused with a genuine sense of possibility of all that is yet to come. Even the delays and frustrating setbacks experienced since February suddenly click and make sense. Something could not have happened yet, simply because it simply was not ready to. That fruit is now maturing, as Mars collaborates effectively with the Full Moon, you can begin to manifest a significant personal enterprise. Finding the right people has been paramount, and for the most of July, the right partner. The New Moon on the 4th opens the doorways to a very meaningful one on one connection, with the 6th, 10th and 16th elaborating on the possibilities that this union represents. There is volatility underfoot, and groundbreaking energy over the first week (and coupling with the Full Moon in your sign) represents breakthroughs in a partnership, and abandoning scripts that have outlived their purpose or failed to live up to their potential. From the 13th, invigorating and stimulating intimacy coalesces, commitment deepens. The 20th seals the deal on financial or romantic agreements. As you are about to enter one of the most important professional periods of the decade, you are empowered right now to choose who you want to bring into this next, highly significant cycle of growth.

AQUARIUS: It’s a busy month at the onset for work and assignments, and your personal productivity is back on track, allowing you to make real professional progress after months of delay and set backs. Look back to the goals you set last Summer, these are the ones that are now ready to manifest. Serendipities on the 6th, 10th and 16th offer opportunities for advancement and assure progress in your work and daily routine over the first two weeks. Cultivation of good habits is easier in this phase. The 16th – 18th are powerful for you professionally. You showcase your abilities brilliantly and can earn a promotion or new position. Intuition and emotion runs high. You have been working towards these goals since 2012, so the realization of them will feel overwhelming! The New Moon on the 4th opens the door to a new chapter, this will see a positive outcome this Fall. From the 13th the emphasis moves to close partnerships and your key relationship(s). A fun and social ambience from the 13th – 19th can bring an introduction ripe with possibility or see you busy with your sweetheart attending parties and events. The 16th is exceptional for a love proclamation. More divine intervention on the 19th, 20th and 27th sees you and yours deepening your connection. The commitments made now endure, and enhance your ability to realize your hopes, wishes and dreams.

PISCES: You are deep in your comfort zone for most of July, and although friends and lovers may not quite be getting along in this phase, abundant serendipities can provide an outlet for your creative energy. A potent beginning in a love relationship or within an enterprise connected to your self expression is highlighted during the New Moon on the 4th, but don’t let friends be too critical or undermine your growing self confidence. Having to prove yourself to someone, or even a group of friends or colleagues can actually push you into uncharted waters, look to the 6th, 7th and 16th for outstanding developments. Being a creature of comfort, some of these can be disconcerting, though if alliances have out lived their usefulness, you can cut ties graciously around the time of the Capricorn Full Moon on the 19th. A key partnership develops harmoniously in this phase, and the 5th, 8th, 10th and 16th offer welcomed developments here. From mid month, work and productivity is highlighted, with the 13th to 18th ripe for finding a job or assignment in which you can showcase your creativity. Professional endeavors which have kind of taken a back seat to the more immediate concerns of the last few months get a boost on the 20th, 27th and August 1st. Events and developments around these dates set the stage for a massive victory next month, when your career catches on like wild fire. For the first half, recreation and vacation can be fulfilling, while facilitating a necessary recharge. Your time is coming, for now enjoy the beauty all around you!

STARGAZER FORECAST APRIL 2015

March saw the end of a way of life for many of us, it was time to clear the way for the new and radically improved which we’ll come into this month. The positive influence of Jupiter direct at 12′ 35″ Leo on the 8th of the month cannot be understated. The growth and emancipation we have been seeking has sufficiently gestated, we’ve spent a great deal of time since last December considering what, where and how to reach our destination. At the end of that rainbow lies expansion of our enterprises, relationships, joy and fulfillment as well as the most positive expression of our generosity. The last few months were theoretical in nature: what lies ahead, and how do we get there? Though frustrating, the appraisal of what was and was not successful from the period of late Summer into Fall (2014) was both necessary and illuminating. Saturn testing the waters of Sagittarius added some structure to this philosophical inquiry, and allowed for the integration of strategy to inform our next moves, which will transpire this month.

Challenges from planets in Scorpio hindered progress during the period last Fall, as we were dealing with some pretty heavy stuff where relationships and money were concerned, and transformative events (November was pretty critical,) relegated our spiritual growth and personal potential to circumstances that demanded attention. Rested and refreshed, we emerge awake and engaged. The transit of the Sun through Aries is brilliantly timed and acts as a willing collaborator to the very auspicious developments occurring throughout April. Thursday April 2nd sees the trine of Sun to Jupiter from 12 Aries/Leo. See it as the Sun giving Jupiter a little wake up nudge, calling the sleeping giant to come out and play. Saturn will also harmonize Juno in Leo on this day, so making a commitment to someone or something will be beneficial and support the long range goals. Mercury, too, jumps into Aries (from March 30th) and lends a hand through communication. By the time of the Sun – Mercury conjunction (19 Aries) on the 10th, we see a clear course ahead!

The Lunar Eclipse, 14′ 24″ Libra, falling on April 4th will catapult us into the future, ready or not! Unlike the eclipse last year, which fell in the cross hairs of the Cardinal Cross, and elicited a pretty stormy phase of activity, this eclipse is reconciled through a harmonious link between the Sun and Moon to Jupiter (trine Sun, sextile Moon), so we are getting support on both ends from the benevolent contact made at this time. (The placement of Jupiter in your current chart is crucial to understanding where this benevolent assistance comes from.) The prickly Uranus – Pluto issues will continue to tie in, but the strength of that alinement is dissipating quickly.

Lunar nodes continue to activate a need to reconcile our independence with the evolutionary emphasis on partnership, by creating bonds with others to work mutually towards shared goals, enterprises or through love. Strong signals on the 1st (Sun conjunct South Node – 10 Aries) and 5th (Mercury conjunct South Node – 9 Aries) will point out how successfully we are attending to this, or conversely, serving an outmoded agenda. The Nodes, like the Moon, represent and function within a highly subjective space, guarded and hidden, sometimes even to ourselves. With contacts to the South Node, the liminal space between subconscious and conscious becomes bridged and hidden, negative patterns can become illuminated. This can be instructive for recognizing these limitations, but there can be a possibility of subconscious sabotage where we feel circumstances have become too narrow or limiting, as well. Events occurring or awareness triggered on these dates, or those that transpired March 2nd or 7th all tapped into this with everything being brought home during the eclipse.

It is in this liminal space that the potent nature of eclipses is most evident. As the South Node is activated, we find that certain impulses towards necessary endings are triggered. Again, this can happen right beneath the radar of our consciousness, and that we maneuver for these changes whether we are aware of our behavior or not. That job, relationship, or whatever – that is past it’s expiration date will come to an end, and the Nodes have been actively indicating this for a while. The eclipse is the catalyst for finalization. While events can feel disruptive, when we are able to stand away from them a few months or even a year down the line we realize that change (usually represented by endings by a Lunar Eclipse) had to occur.

Mars from Taurus (March 31st) offers a stable underpinning, energy is steady and persevering during this transit. Very constructive efforts can be made through out the month, with the 21st highly instrumental in the developments of the month over all. The New Moon in Aries on the 18th offers vitalizing awareness to new beginnings, where and how we should proceed. More on the other transits and aspects as they occur! ENJOY your month!

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STARGAZER WEEKLY HOROSCOPES March 29 – April 4:

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ARIES: Things get far more interesting and enjoyable, as you feel more communicative and seek to share your thoughts with others. A love relationship or creative prospect that has been sitting in the queue since December begins to send signals of a vital reawakening. Mars – Taurus will make you feel more grounded and pragmatic. You are willing to take things one solid step forward at a time and willing to genuinely invest yourself in your efforts. Events and commitments made Thursday will prove valuable and enduring, which ties neatly into this slow and steady theme. Of course an eclipse accenting your sign can precipitate a massive development within a partnership, one that has either been on the way out for a long time may come to an end, or offer up a whole new relationship that opens your heart and mind to incredible cosmic/karmic potentials. Someone you meet in this period may feel distinctly connected to your destiny, and plays a major role in your future, either as a business partner or an eventual true love interest. April 7th also reveals a stunning piece of information or development around this, so keep your ears and eyes peeled. If you find yourself on the fare thee well side of the spectrum and endings are in tow, Jupiter will boost your confidence and enhance your sense of humor and perspective. With Mercury in your sign for the next 2 weeks, connectivity is enhanced and you can readily articulate your goals and desires. Thursday is optimal for negotiations or speaking with an impact.

TAURUS: Very stimulating romantic vibrations continue to be on tap, and there can be a real intensification of commitment or intimacy Monday. Mars from your sign on Tuesday will encourage bold and courageous movement for Taurus. This also stimulates the libido, perfect timing. Otherwise, a lot has been stirring around in the subconscious realm, now you have the wherewithal to come out of the clouds and get your feet back on the ground and into motion on a very personal goal or endeavor. Mercury comes to occupy this place, connecting to the Sun, so the hidden dimensions and a need for reflection and privacy will endure for a few more weeks, though you will notice a real shift in your energy level this week. Events or conversations on Thursday will be highly revealing, as your own unbeknownst motives shine through. This is a productive time for a personal inquiry into your deepest desires and what really makes you tick. The eclipse next weekend portends a health or work related change, and there may be a really substantial shift towards becoming a more valuable or productive member at your workplace, a new assignment or the completion of one that sets you on the course for a whole new job.

GEMINI: Mars comes to occupy the hidden, interior realm of your subconscious realm, joining Venus for a sultry, behind the scenes rendezvous. You can tap into your most forbidden fantasies and desires under this alinement, though feelings of ethereality and spirituality are also indicated. Endings may also become a focus in the upcoming weeks. Baggage you have held onto past it’s expiry is up for review, and it’s time to shed the past in favor of the future. Your romantic life gleams with promise this weekend, as an eclipse stimulates a promising affair of the heart, or mutually triggers an urgent desire for self expression. The people you share your life with, friends and groups in particular play an interesting role in what develops. On one hand a social event or occasion can bring you the introduction of a lifetime, on the other hand your association with your go to group of friends could be holding you back from making a meaningful connection with someone one on one. Thursday is great for breaking the ice and a groundbreaking conversation if you need to sort through some relationship dynamics. Reaching out to others comes naturally and easily in this phase.

CANCER: You continue to get highly supportive vibrations this week towards your professional aims. Over the next two weeks, there will be a great deal of communication within your professional realm, a new position that came into frame during March may be gaining momentum. Thursday is spectacular for negotiating a raise or salary connected to your job or a new position/promotion. Mars comes to emphasize friends and networks over the coming weeks, amping up the social life and urging you to extend your connectivity and group dynamics. Sharing the work load, and finding people who can support your dreams and aspirations will be a source of energy and stimulation. The eclipse over the weekend will signal shifting arrangements in regard to the residence and domestic life. Ongoing changes in circumstances here (likely influenced by issues connected to your career or within a partnership) over the last two years will finally come connected and present an opportunity – you may have desired this, or it may come on totally unexpectedly! It seems that your earnings act as a very positive feature, enhancing your ability to shift circumstances at home in your favor. Relocation to accept a prestigious work opportunity may also be a factor here.

LEO: Pay close attention to how you feel on Monday, the Moon transiting your sign sensitizes you, and you begin to feel rumblings of positive changes set to occur within yourself and your environment. Mars from Taurus on Tuesday signals a shift in energy towards achievement and accomplishment, as you design it for yourself. The atmosphere will be competitive and enlivening. Those who challenge you within your sphere of influence actually push you to do your best. A compliment from an associate early in the week reminds you of who you are and what you care about about. Thursday is stellar for promoting yourself and your ideas. Your boundless enthusiasm is beginning to resurface and you can be very effective in communication and PR work done at this time. The eclipse Saturday will likely bring substantial changes to your day to day life, communication or within a relationship with a sibling. The upcoming weeks will likely be very busy and you do well to get out into your community and focus on the people in your neighborhood. If you have been trying to make time to commit to a blog or writing project, this can also prove an auspicious time.

VIRGO: You engage passionately with friends and loved ones this week. An emphasis on commitment and intimate relationships that engender trust are highlighted as compelling developments, particularly on Monday and Thursday, bring you closer to your heart’s desire. Mars from Taurus will give you considerable energy. There is a desire to connect with others socially or even towards a group endeavor at this time. Reach out to those you may have lost touch with – while you have benefitted from privacy over the prior months, you may have lost contact with a few people who would probably love to catch up with you. A transit of the Moon through your sign mid week is harmonious, and you can find recreation and leisure activities very enjoyable. The eclipse Saturday portends some significant shifts in your financial affairs, both the money you earn and that of a spouse or parter will be implicated over the coming period. There is a very positive potential to find a more independent route to financial security, as you may have become wary of any reliance on others to carry their end of the burden. Clues mid week reveal the direction you should take.

LIBRA: With an eclipse upcoming in your sign, nothing else really matters, but of course you and possibly your key partnership(s). Life changing events have likely already signaled the direction of sweeping transformation (a story that has played out over the prior year) with more in store from this weekend and over the next 6 months. Much of this has to do with a process of personal redefinition that has directly implicated your partnerships. Endings and beginnings feature largely during such a potent phase as this and with Mars in Taurus, (your house of sex, death and transformation) a relationship can heat up quickly as you address your evolving security needs. This can apply mutually to a business or love relationship, though the key ingredient here is TRUST and the extent to which you have learned to trust yourself will be reflected in how successfully you can navigate the upcoming terrain and receive the cooperation of others. The Sun continues to amplify attention towards commitment and relationship, with Mercury joining in the conversation (and suggesting there will be many) from the beginning of the week. Midweek is a good time in which to dispose of any worn out models of conduct in a relationship. Uranus is advocating for authentic involvement, and while this may bring disruptive people into your orbit, substantial growth is indicated within the realm of how and with whom you are learning to relate to.

SCORPIO: Clues at the beginning of the week signal your professional aspirations are about to awaken from dormancy. You feel both positive and content that the efforts you have put forth since the middle of last year may be ready to bear some fruit. Even more astonishing indications are offered Thursday, and a pervasive sense of enthusiasm and excitement really begins to precipitate. Events at this time offer a sense of assurance that the choices of the prior weeks and months were correct. Something is relinquished in this phase, and there may be a need to mourn or reflect on it’s passing. A part of you, your life and your consciousness has truly come to and end, and it is time to let it go. Events mid week will signal this, with the eclipse Saturday bringing everything home. You’ve been quite aware of this transformation for a long time, as it has played out in the deepest part of your psyche for over a year. In this period you realize, perhaps, it’s not just time to say goodbye, but that is has already left. With every breath you release it. Acknowledgment of it’s departure may prove to be more equivocally more significant than it’s actual demise was. You may actually be relieved, especially when you become aware that what was left behind was limiting your perspective or diminishing your self worth. You are finally beginning to see you have what it takes. Go there instead.

SAGITTARIUS: Positive developments continue to coalesce this week, enhancing your self expression or even a love relationship with someone from a distance. Recent events stimulated remarkable creative urges, Mercury now enters the picture and you can easily articulate these feelings through art, writing or pleasurable enterprises. Thursday is phenomenal for taking on a new project related to your creativity or self expression. The ambience is also ripe for expressing romantic feelings to someone you care for. Mars in Taurus from Tuesday makes this a good period in which to address health and life management issues. You can effectively create a new workout routine or tackle a project that requires energy and motivation. If you have been seeking employment, this is a good time to push for a new position. Monday is particularly positive to find a job that offers a lucrative income. The eclipse on Saturday effects your social milieu, you may see significant progress within a group you work with, and be putting the finishing touches on a project or even gain admission to a prestigious club or organization.

CAPRICORN: There are positive indications this week to make a merger of heart, body and mind as transits and Mars in Taurus stimulate erotic and sensual undertones. Pleasure and romance feature quite favorably, though a financial agreement may also be on the queue. Prospects towards arrangements of mutual benefit (business or pleasure) have been on hold since the end of last year are finally gearing up for an exciting new development. Thursday’s enticing alinements allow you to bring beneficial energy into your domestic realm via an intimate agreement. An eclipse in the house of fame, career and status points to a significant reckoning in your professional life. It might be time to step up to the plate and make your aspirations come true, or you might reach a long worked towards milestone of achievement around this time. A tense square to Pluto in your sign suggests you might be a bit obstinate towards claiming the opportunities that arise around this point, though mutually a spouse or benefactor features largely here and a substantial sum of money might be a part of the picture. A sudden change (Uranus) to the domestic arrangements also factors here.

AQUARIUS: Feelings within your closest relationships will be amplified this week, as your spouse or a business partner is coming into a phase of success and you feel very proud of their accomplishments. There may be cause for celebration and you can circle Thursday as a great day for festivities. Communication is vitalized and enhances your social life and day to day experiences. This is a positive period for catching up with friends. The eclipse next weekend ties into this and you may feel an urge to travel or embark on an adventure that allows you to expand your horizons. Domestic arrangements continue to benefit from the presence of Venus, Monday is awesome for attending to a redecoration project. Mars comes into the picture on Tuesday, and you may feel compelled to renovate or even move house if your current situation is not suiting you. There can be a great deal of energy put fourth in the home over the next six weeks, and some rearrangement of priorities will occur if this area has been neglected. Mars infuses energy, but is also the God of Warfare, so if relationships with the family or flatmates has become contentious, there can be ardent emotional exchanges where the air needs to be cleared.

PISCES: Your definitely on the right track financially, and there can be a lucrative upside through work and even a promotion on queue for you. Pay attention to clues on Thursday as very positive energy is stimulated for both work and professional aspirations. Mercury influencing this area suggest a good period for communication or that you may be negotiating for a prestigious position in your chosen field of work. Your ability to articulate what you genuinely value over the upcoming weeks enhances your position considerably. Your social life is also incredibly stimulating and events and excursions will provide pleasure and allow you to make valuable connections. Monday is exquisite for for making an enticing romantic contact with someone. You may discover this person while in the midst of the most routine activity in your day to day life. The upcoming eclipse on Saturday highlights your most intimate life and can be the tipping point in a close relationship or for a pivotal financial agreement. If you have been seeking a loan or other form of outside assistance, this may come through for you now. Someone connected to you through your work lends a helping hand.