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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“You are now ready to make the necessary changes in your life. Accept the pain that may come with the loss of the old.” – Gerd Ziegler Tarot Mirror of the Soul

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 ASTROLOGY FORECAST – February 22 – 28, 2015

New Beginnings

The final week of this month portends big beginnings, particularly within relationships and through creative enterprises. The momentous merger of Venus and Mars in Aries on Sunday elicits a massive dose of motivation as we awaken urgenty to desire and affection. Zest and passion underscore developments now and where there has been a feeling of limitation or even pessimism, enthusiasm and dynamic opportunities begin to replace the harsher realities we have confronted. The Saturn cycle is deeply emphasized, as Venus and Mars connect harmoniously this week to the planet of structure, planning, and long range efforts. The challenging influences that presided over the prior month, particularly in regard to relational efforts and our strategic endeavors, gives way to a very positive flow of activity this week. We have overcome substantial difficulties since mid – January, and the doors are open now to make progress on our personal objectives. With the energy transpiring through fire signs, imagination, action, and intuition will allow us to make the most of the opportunities presented now. Use this remarkable period to double and redouble your efforts towards the achievement of your long range goals. These were likely established last Fall 2014, (Mars conjunct Saturn – August 25th; Venus conjunct Saturn – November 13th) and we now begin to manifest the objectives we put into motion around those dates, which again, underwent a critical period of challenge or reappraisal during January. That Venus and Mars are working together is highly auspicious, indicating a great deal of passion and vitality, as well as a loving spoonful of ease of interaction and luxury through Venus. The asteroid Juno, which presides over commitment and spouses also smiles beneficially on unions forged now, and it’s not unlikely that an alliance that takes hold in this period has the potential to turn into a really significant long range relationship, even a marriage prospect could come into the frame during this period. (See your personal horoscope, below, for “where” you might find this person.)

There is a bit of a reality check to contend with at the onset of the week, but don’t let an abrasive episode Monday (Sun square Saturn) deter you from enjoying the other highly advantageous influences available. A setback that occurs in this phase may require a modification to existing plans, or suggest an oversight, so deal with these quickly and move forward with assurance. Sun – Neptune conjunct mid week can be highly inspiring, but make it difficult to take direct or immediate action. Neptune softens the focus, opening the channels of receptiveness which can yield phenomenal insight, but also sensitizes the ambience in such a way that it can be hard to be very effective. We are still connecting to an ideal, and continue to ask “why not” this ideal. Challenges we confronted on Monday reminded us of the obstacles, by mid week we seek to confront them and reorient ourselves to inspiration and the realization of a visionary objective. (The Mars – Saturn trine, also on Wednesday, will have a lot to say about this, so expect a unique combination of tenacity and intuition to be present simultaneously.)

Jupiter quincunx Pluto on Friday can present a dynamic opportunity, likely connected to a very long range endeavor that was intensively stimulated in April of 2014 and has since seen permutations with critical events occurring in early September of last year. We get another chance at making modifications to this now, with further developments in May as a result of listening to and learning from the influences that are present at this time. The pay off for the hard work comes in mid – October, with a brilliant success story and tangible, economic and personal rewards available if we remain present and available to the suggestions coming our way Friday. This is enhanced significantly by Mercury connecting to the Nodal Axis at the end of the week as well. A feeling of fatedness can accompany a meeting or conversation with strong indications for the future, so keep an open mind – and schedule! It’s going to be an amazing week, and this is only the beginning. March offers even more stellar opportunities, we are just getting started!

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STARGAZER WEEKLY HOROSCOPES:

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ARIES: You are becoming a force to be reckoned with, Aries, as Venus and Mars amplify your desires and charisma simultaneously. There is still benefit from working strategically behind the scenes, as you’ll take notice of on Monday. A longing to move mountains in a creative, academic, publishing, teaching or traveling endeavor begins to show positive signs of activity, and you get the stimulation and assistance you require to build momentum on this over the coming months. This project comes to fruition at the end of October, between now and then there is much to be learned and a process of refinement of the objective that must take place before you lift off. Nonetheless, this is a very vital and auspicious time to push forward on endeavors both personal as well as those you work on with others. The social dimension also sees some liveliness. Mid week sees a shift in perspective about friends and the people you interact with day to day. A writing or learning project goes through a crucial transformation. A partnership matter you have had difficulty with over the last few months or uncertainty about an alliance can be addressed on Friday. A conversation at this time is very revealing, perhaps you were not sure if this person shared your vision for the future and this was an obstacle towards making a commitment. You can clear the air now, discover exactly where this person stands, and move forward. Juno in your house of pleasure and self expression suggests someone with partnership potential is someone you can play with. Children and creativity enhance your desire to make a commitment at this time.

TAURUS: Erotic undertones are strong in this phase, though the energy is coming from way behind the scenes. A fantasy element plays a strong role, indicating you are either imagining the perfect scenario, or carrying it out within the realm of a secret liaison. On a very spiritual level there are significant activations. Your inner dimension and psyche grow tremendously in this phase and you are learning to take responsibility for your need for privacy and stake out your personal space. Your intuition is very strong in this period. Obey your instincts, they will take you precisely where you want to go. The Moon transiting your sign from Sunday PM puts you back into your skin and helps you get in touch with what you really want. Monday is a bit prickly, however, as your hopes and dreams for the future come under the scrutiny of harsher financial realities. Keep the faith and modify your agenda where required. Matters surrounding recent domestic developments may also be challenged towards the end of the week. A desire to travel or return to school may be thwarted by a residential expansion you recently made. You can work on this and get back on track for May. Juno’s transit suggests the one you cherish most deeply is the one you will allow into your home, or the one you would consider living with. Mid week can see you attending to financial matters, particularly those that pertain to your career. A behind the scenes negotiation with a boss or advisor can put you in a much better fiscal position.

GEMINI: You feel a real shift in energy and perspective this week, as your social life and interests pick up considerable speed and momentum. The emphasis on professional matters, meanwhile, remains strong, and you can find allies who will enable and assist you in the pursuit of your desires at this time. It’s possible a meeting or merger with someone with real partnership potential comes your way through the course of your daily activities, as marriage asteroid Juno emphasizes thinking, interaction and communication. If you are in a relationship, you will find yourself making numerous short trips and very busy with your spouse in this period. Parties, events and other social diversions will command your mutual attention, or can bring a winning introduction to single Gemini. Even a new relationship benefits from this energy, as a partnership becomes more substantial and committed through shared activities. A more personal reflection is in order mid week, and you will be able to augment your position in a group or organization very effectively through assertive persuasion. Work and professional matters present a bit more difficulty this week. A partner may speak out about your on the job commitments at this time, or you may find your obligations interfere with your social life. Follow your intuition mid week about a professional enterprise. A stimulating inspiration can show you the way to the path you have been seeking since the beginning of the year. A conversation at the end of the week speaks to your creative passion and brings a very positive development within a love relationship.

CANCER: Professionally you are on fire with incredible developments and very exciting offers in the mix. Very dynamic energies unfolding over the coming weeks will motivate and inspire you to pursue your goals. Hard work is required to make the most of this, but you’ll find it easy to embrace a consistency of pace and regiment that brings enduring success through productive efforts. Creativity enhances your reputation and image, coupled with the daring to take on a project that requires passion and an element of risk. This makes for an unbeatable combination and assures success if you put yourself out there. Residential matters that mutually command your attention come into focus Friday, and you can have a meaningful conversation about relocation or attend to a domestic issue at this time. Intuition is remarkable mid week, and there may be news from a distance you find incredibly inspiring. From Friday morning the Moon transits your sign, and you’ll feel as though you are coming into your own, feeling genuine satisfaction and revitalization. The personal issues that have been present in your relationships, particularly with your spouse or a business partner are nonetheless in focus, and there may be a contentious episode or challenge in regard to a financial matter. Marriage asteroid Juno in the area of income and values suggests you may be possessive of your spouse at this time, or you may be drawn to someone explicitly for the way in which they can assist you economically. In many ways you are “married” to your work right now, and better auspices for cultivating a union based on real affection are indicated after mid March. With the Venus – Mars conjunction this week, however, there could be a romance with a colleague or connected to you professionally in this phase.

LEO: Passion, arousal and desire are all stimulated this week, though you seem to be seeking a love relationship that can endure or will become serious over time. You are very conscientious of your commitments and demonstrate newfound maturity in this period. A relationship with someone at a distance, or that puts you in contact with a child (perhaps indicating a role as a step parent) could feature largely as well. You may be feeling marriage minded in this phase, as Juno, the asteroid pertaining to commitment and the spouse, makes a lengthy transit of your sign, (lasting through June 2015). A new relationship that begins now has incredible potential, but again, slow and steady is the approach to take. Travel for or with a partner will be very stimulating over the coming weeks, with even more delicious and electrifying episodes en route through the first half of March. Your enthusiasm for life is deeply enhanced during this phase, and you seem ready to shake off the winter blues. A conversation or event on Friday augments a relationship beautifully and you can reach an incredible accord with a partner at this time. Meanwhile, your relationship with your body, health and productivity continues to be transformed, and strong indications at the end of the week will demonstrate changes that need to be made in your life to enhance your well being. A health issue that has been a matter of concern since last Fall comes into frame, and you can can gain ground on this through examining your habits and making modifications to diet and routine quite effectively now. Intuition and intimacy are enhanced mid week, and a vision or revelation will yield an inspiration that guides you towards a meaningful connection or discovery. Empathic awareness is stimulated and rapport will come easily in this phase.

VIRGO: Empathic understanding continues to enhance a committed relationship, with really enticing and intimate encounters over this weekend. This person is connected to your home or family, and you may be moving in with your mate or deepening your connection in some way at this time. Very potent energy mid week also signals significant developments, and you will be very sensitized to the needs of your partner, or your desires within a partnership. A professional matter comes into focus simultaneously and you will be seeking to modify your course of action towards the achievement of your goals. You may be pursuing outside investment or the help of a spouse or partner to begin or expand a business operation. This is an effective time for negotiating such agreements. The transformative vibrations that are altering the dynamics of a love relationship, or one that involves your role as a parent or step parent, will also come into focus towards the end of the week, as your deepest desires and longing resurface and push for changes within existing circumstances. Your intuition is REMARKABLE in this phase, and must be trusted above all else. A cathartic period of reorientation and personal definition is beginning to transpire (this will be reflected in about a month during the Pisces eclipse in opposition to your sign) and you do well to tune into your hearts true desires now, while they are so readily accessible to you. Journaling and other forms of reflection or meditation can be highly productive ways in which to tap into your yearnings. Marriage asteroid Juno in the house of endings and secrecy augments this process, and it’s probable that a significant relationship is running it’s course as you awaken to your latent desires. If so, trust that this is to make room for a much more satisfying and meaningful connection in the near future.

LIBRA: Very exciting developments come to the fore in your personal and business relationships this week. A maturing outlook and the ability to articulate your goals with precision and clarity play a huge role in establishing valuable new connections. You are becoming more serious in your thinking and choice of associates, a process augmented by an interest in sharing your time more explicitly with those who can enable and enhance your objectives, hopes, wishes and dreams. Your perspective is broadening in this phase and you’ll seek those who extend far beyond the usual milieu of people you encounter. Perhaps someone from a distance or another culture plays a part, particularly on Wednesday. A meeting or introduction this week connects you to your longer range goals for learning, communication and essentially assists you in cultivating a more exclusive circle of friends and allies. With the presence of Juno aligned auspiciously, you may find a suitable marriage partner through a group or association you work with. Many social contacts in this period will yield a prospect sooner than later. Momentous beginnings transpire in relationships for both business and pleasure and you will equally be able to find someone willing to back a substantial personal endeavor. With Big Life Changes coming, (i.e. eclipses on the Axis of your chart over the next 6 weeks,) shake ups are on route, and you are only beginning to get intonations of this at this time. The other X factor this week comes in the way of your job or life management issues, with a strange mix of set backs followed by inspiration to follow your heart in these matters creating a somewhat complex ambience in regard to the role you play to your employers, or within the circumstances on the job. Remain flexible and amenable to mutations here, as the better news is coming soon in regard to your personal projects and achievement based activities.

SCORPIO: Momentous professional developments begin to come your way this week with a significant meeting or opportunity on tap as soon as Sunday (Feb. 22nd). Your personal and financial objectives are implicated and what comes to life now could bring substantial benefits your way in regard to earnings and other long range goals connected to security issues. This equally stimulates your professional aspirations, with more on route in the first two weeks of next month. Where you may have been focused on domestic or personal concerns over the prior months, a particular project may have been moved to the back burner. It now commands great energy and attention, though with your ruling planet involved, you feel incredible motivation and a personal connection towards this activity. Romance is featured, but is likely connected to your work at this time. This is enhanced by the presence of Juno transiting the area of profession, indicating that it’s likely if you meet someone in this period, they are attached to your career in some way. Exciting, though unexpected, developments over the coming weeks will continue to offer intriguing new opportunities to enhance your reputation and reach your aspirations. Mid week is appropriate to address the issue of raising capital for a business endeavor, though you might seek to sugarcoat a matter related to self expression, be careful to not make an unfounded proposition based explicitly on the projection of an ideal. Financials get dicey at the beginning of the week, and you may have to strategize a new budget quickly. Your words and thinking play a major role in your ability to take on a opportunity that could yield tremendous success on Friday, as a conversation that occurs today can fundamentally transform the dynamics of your work life. Being able to adjust your perspective will be invaluable at this time, and plays into big developments in May. Keep your mind open, but focus sharp and steady. This could be a real game changer.

SAGITTARIUS: Bold new energy and excitement takes hold of you, reinvigorating your spirit and urging action be taken. A creative enterprise, personal project or even a love relationship kindles brilliantly at this time for you, though you may also find your newly discovered aura of maturity and awakening to responsibility urges you be conscientious about any commitments you make at this time. A love relationship that comes into frame now is brilliantly augmented by the marriage asteroid Juno, transiting the area of distant horizons and broad perspectives. You have the potential to meet someone abroad in this phase, or cultivate a connection through an academic association or travel. Publishing, media enterprises and teaching may all feature. A pivotal moment in a relationship may be due mid week, and you’ll be taking a great deal into account (residential matters and personal commitments especially,) though the pleasure principal may be just too strong to ignore. This is a turning point in some regard, even if it’s just making up your mind about a situation. There could be a contentious financial moment towards the end of the week, as an expense or shortage may curtail a grand adventure. You’ve been working on this since last Fall, keep at it now for an exciting breakthrough in May. Residential matters are also emphasized, and if an issue connected with a troublesome flatmate (alcohol or drug abuse can play a detrimental role here) or ongoing conditions with bad plumbing or flood damage sends up a red flag on Monday, reexamine the terms of your lease or consider extending your insurance to protect your property. Mid week sees improvement, less likely to actual circumstances then your attitude towards the living arrangements, though you’ll be seeking an idealized state of affairs. This can be a productive time to address furnishing or minor decoration, particularly if it brings ease or harmony, but hold your horses on the full scale remodel – with an eclipse coming to this area and impacting your domestic sphere in less then a month, change is in the wind on the residential front.

CAPRICORN: The details surrounding the significant residential shifts set to occur won’t all fall into place immediately, but you do begin to get solid indications throughout the week that changes are in store, and likely see emphasis and opportunities building in this area beginning Sunday the 22nd. An urgency to confront or change a situation could stem from developments within a relationship, this is possibly an auspicious time to move in with a partner, or you may be considering a relocation for the sake of being closer to a loved one. Much more in store, of course, over the next 2 months, so these might just be initial rumblings as to your desire for a shift. Marriage asteroid Juno in the house of intimacy and shared resources may also pull the trigger towards a significant development within the affairs of the heart. On a soul level, you “feel good” about what is transpiring right now – it speaks to your deepest desires, the ones so secret and etherial you don’t even have words to express them. You can use this energy to move forward a personal endeavor to great success right now and be very effective of working people over to your convictions. Monday is testing, you seem to have difficulty expressing your thoughts clearly, or are so overwrought with feelings of disappointment or pessimism that you feel doomed to fail. Give it a day and work through these feelings, as things turn around quickly. By mid week you are positively inspired, and can use this gravitas to convey an important message. Very empathic awareness at this time can lend to favorable negotiations. A work or health matter comes into frame, and you have to reconcile responsibilities correspondingly. The end of the week is very favorable for a financial negotiation connected with your profession. If you seek to add stature or prestige, a mentor or someone from your past could have a message of profound impact Friday. Equally, an unusual business offer, also connected to money, but that of others (investor, spouse, bank or large organization) – not the kind you earn, could be indicated at this time. This opportunity challenges some of your core beliefs, but should nonetheless be considered as it could yield an exceptional development moving forward.

AQUARIUS: The social sphere is activated immensely in the coming weeks, you have numerous opportunities to add contacts and connections. This influence may allow for a compelling introduction to someone of real marriage material. Juno in the house of commitment amplifies your desire to make a union, or perhaps your partner is marriage minded. An ardent exchange on Sunday, Feb. 22 sets the tone. This transit lasts through June, but you will be stimulated now to engage the pursuit. A lively daily schedule and many occasions and events can readily bring a very exciting new person your way. Passionate and affectionate exchanges invigorate you, but you are willing to be conscientious and discriminating in choosing your associations. You are cultivating associations that will endure and add structure to your life, less likely to fly off on a whim or flight of fancy. Mid week sees appraisal of the love object, this person may or may not live up to your ever escalating standards. Otherwise it’s possible your friends do not share your enthusiasm for this person. A significant transformation Friday can modify a relationship (love or business), the balance of power seeks adjustment, this is a long range issue, going back to last Fall. A financial or security matter crops up on Monday, and you may pay a price for over idealizing your earnings potential. Scarcity may be an issue. Mid week you see a turnaround, and a compelling inspiration can stimulate a money generating opportunity. This will connect back to creative urges that stem back through January, you see the way to put ideals into motion. Be wary – as they say all that glitters is not gold, and you are more receptive in this time to hear what you want to hear, which is not necessarily the truth.

PISCES: Security issues become emphasized and you’ll feel incredible enthusiasm to pursue your financial and professional goals in this period. Creativity may play a role in earnings, and you may find it possible at this time to bolster your income through artistic and aesthetic enterprises. Mars here sees you spending as quickly as you earn, so try to remain conscientious in your expenditures and only make necessary purchases. It’s been a period of feast or famine, though it seems you may be using your personal earnings power to augment a professional pursuit or start your own business. This is an appropriate time for this, and extraordinary opportunities over the coming weeks will allow ample room for movement in your chosen occupation. You have to work hard to make this happen and a trying moment Monday will demand that if you accept this role it may come at a cost that feels quite personal. You will ask if you have what it takes, and you certainly do, though you may have to make a concession or modification to your identity at this time. With an eclipse in your sign due in less than a month, leave room for changes, you may get intonations now of what is in store. Inspiration flows freely mid week, you will be considering whether your residential situation needs correction in order to meet the demands of your professional and personal commitments. Adaptation may be required. Marriage asteroid Juno transiting the house of daily work load, health and productivity indicates a committed partnership may evolve from a working relationship. Towards the end of the week you may see unexpected developments on the job, or new responsibilities hoisted on you. A health matter may also be in focus, a friend or associate may have advice you were not expecting, or offer a tip for employment that takes you by surprise.