Every twelve years, expansive Jupiter visits your sign for a year, bearing good news and initiating another cycle of opportunity. Your self-confidence soars as this gassy giant begins pumping up your 1st House of Self on June 11. But this month becomes a dance between optimistic hopes and unrealistic dreams, because Jupiter slowly moves toward a disquieting square with mythical Neptune that culminates on June 25, challenging you to keep your expectations in perspective.
Meanwhile, an unexpected clash over money could erupt between you and your friends or associates when volatile Uranus in your 11th House of Groups squares relentless Pluto in your 8th House of Shared Resources on June 24. Someone may exert power over you through manipulative behavior such as withholding money or love, precipitating unexpected events that are beyond your control. Fortunately, this is only the opening volley; you have time to figure out how to handle the next round of conflict, as the Uranus-Pluto square recurs seven times through March 16, 2015.Read More
Conflicting cosmic messages rev up your communication engine while also tempting you with the peace and quiet of increased isolation. Paradoxically, your friends are even more important to you than usual, as this month begins with chatty Mercury in excitable Aries in your 11th House Social Networking. But your quick wit isn’t a substitute for real understanding, and Mercury’s worried opposition to judgmental Saturn on May 5—the same day as the intense Scorpio Full Moon—reminds you that others may not be entertained by your lighthearted humor.
Mercury’s entry into easygoing Taurus and your 12th House of Privacy on May 9 is another sign that you need to slow down and maybe even retreat into a more relaxed lifestyle for a while. Fewer distractions are in order while three planets—Mercury, the Sun, and Jupiter—travel through your secretive 12th House.Read More
This month, your recent efforts begin to bring you the acknowledgment and financial rewards you seek. Venus, the planet of love and money, enters your sign on April 3, initiating a feel-good period when you find it easier to attract positive attention. Normally, this phase lasts for only a few weeks, but Venus turns retrograde on May 15, extending her visit until August 7. Although the overall effects of this transit should be pleasurable, Venus squares whimsical Neptune on April 5 and physical Mars on April 7, creating stress associated with your unfulfilled desires.
Fortunately, unexpected gratification is possible when Venus sextiles surprising Uranus on April 9. Meanwhile, communicator Mercury—retrograding since March 12—turns direct in your 10th House of Career on April k to free up blockages in your professional plans. Pent-up tensions begin to dissipate on April 13 when Mars finishes his retrograde phase, which started on January 23. An additional boost of energy increases your momentum, although it may take a few days for you to notice the effect.Read More
It’s hard to relax because you’re so excited about what’s ahead, and your impatience is nearly unbearable with Mercury blasting into impetuous Aries on March 2. But a series of tense aspects to Mars in your 4th House of Family and Saturn in your 5th House of Spontaneity on March 2-4 can block your progress by weighing you down with personal matters or parental responsibilities. Although fleet-footed Mercury usually speeds up your thought process while in Aries, you may feel mentally sluggish as the messenger planet slows to enter its retrograde phase on March 12.
Now that both Mars and Mercury are traveling backward, you may find that these two planets can place a hold on an important project or indicate unexpected delays, especially if you feel pressure to make something happen right now. Paradoxically, when your momentum is interrupted or a deadline is postponed, you may actually feel a sense of relief—as if you’ve been graced with additional time to get your plans in order.Read More
This month gets off to a bumpy start with relationship issues affecting your ability to concentrate at work, but the overall outlook is still relatively smooth. Angry words may slip off your tongue too easily on February 1, when communicator Mercury forms an anxious aspect with argumentative Mars.
But if you’re careful about what you say when Mercury creates tension on February 6, 9-10, and 23-25, the little flare-ups that might occur won’t be obstacles to your happiness or success. You may sense a subtle yet profound shift of energy when slow-moving Neptune the Dreamer swims into watery Pisces and your 10th House of Career on February 3 for a thirteen-year stay.
You could become disillusioned with your chosen life path, dreaming about changing your occupation to a more meaningful pursuit. Talking about your dissatisfaction can lead to constructive feedback when Mercury trines trustworthy Saturn on February 13. Your dreams inspire you to reach beyond the ordinary as Mercury conjuncts Neptune on the Hth, followed by the Sun on the 19th.Read More
The future seems so close this month that you might just want to reach out to grab it. Unfortunately, even if you’re sure a goal is right around the corner, you might actually need all year to reach it. That’s because hardworking Saturn edges closer all year to a harmonious trine with inspirational Neptune in your 11th House of Dreams, but doesn’t actually get there until October 10. On January 7, your key planet, Mercury, forms supportive sextiles to both Saturn and Neptune, coaxing you to believe that your fantasies are real.
Mental Mercury’s entry into calculating Capricorn and your 8th House of Shared Resources on January 8 enables you to be more practical by involving others in your plans. Although you can incorporate their ambitions into your overall strategy, the tenacious Cancer Full Moon on January 9 illuminates your 2nd House of Personal Resources, shifting the focus back to your individual needs.Read More