Peggy Plots Your Planets
Your horoscope for the week of August 25
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 (1 a.m.)
Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands and prepares personal astrological charts. Contact her at 340-774-2932, 340-513-3755, or through her e-mail.
ARIES (March 20-April 19)
Mars, your ruling planet, squares off with Saturn today, dear Aries. You could find communication and technical matters a little complicated. Mercury, the messenger, does not go direct until Friday. I give Mercury a day or two before things run smoothly again. A new moon occurs Sunday in Virgo. The sun sends a wink to Pluto. Your daily work and travel take center stage. The folks in authority take notice. Wednesday brings one lucky day when sweet Venus hooks up with Jupiter.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Today is not a good day to share your goals, hopes and wishes. Keep your ideas to yourself. Mars squares off with Saturn. Play it cool around your co-workers. Venus and Pluto bring Lady Luck to center stage. Share your knowledge Friday. Good for you. Mercury moves direct Friday. You will notice less miscommunication and fewer delays. A new moon rolls in Sunday in Virgo. Detail and analyze your goals, hopes and wishes. Show people how creative you are. Run around the playground.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Your ruling planet, Mercury, has been retrograde, and you have been experiencing delays and considerable miscommunication. I hope you have used the retrograde period to correct mistakes that occurred over the previous three months. Mercury moves forward tomorrow. Get ready to launch new projects in a few days. It will be okay to make a major purchase. Don’t gamble when Mars and Saturn clash Saturday. Wait until Sunday. New moon Sunday. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the next month.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
Mercury, the messenger, moves forward Friday. You will have an opportunity to put your plans back on track. You will encounter fewer delays and miscommunication. The new moon may have you feeling a little antsy. It occurs Sunday in Virgo. Write down your wishes for the month and set your goals. Make a plan. You need a plan to reach your goals. Mars and Pluto set up a perfect time to begin new projects or reconnect with a project in progress. Jupiter is going retrograde. Expect opportunity to slow down a bit. Organize your thoughts. Communicate. Go with the flow.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
A new moon occurs Sunday in Virgo. The new moon will occur in your earned income department, and this could put money in the bank. It could mean a raise or bonus. This is an excellent time to plant the seed for a business idea. You are in the spotlight with the sun in Virgo. The people in authority notice you. You have the green light for public recognition. Jupiter, the planet of opportunity, is in your career department. Your chart looks lucky. Use this opportunity to the fullest. Do not sit on the sofa.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
The sun has taken up residence in your sign, setting off a month of birthdays. Your sign also hosts a new moon Sunday. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. Mercury moves forward Friday. Trot out your new projects. You can make a large purchase. The messenger offers you a fresh start. Do not get lazy just because it is your birthday month. You have the green light to move forward. Plant a seed for success. Show your creativity. Jupiter and Venus team up.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
Goals are emphasized. With the sun in Virgo, it’s a great time to detail and analyze things to do next. Mercury moves forward on Friday. It is time to move forward. It is time to get ready to do something. With Mercury in forward motion, you will notice fewer delays and less miscommunication. The wheels move forward again. More green lights and fewer red lights. Take advantage. With a new moon in Virgo, you can reach for your dreams. Write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. Remember, you need skill to maintain your balance.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
Much is going on this week. If you feel a little antsy, it’s you and the other water signs, Cancer and Pisces, reacting to the new moon coming up Sunday in Virgo. Mercury comes out of retrograde on Friday. Get off the sofa. Bring out your new projects. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the next month. With Mercury on a forward course, you will encounter less miscommunication and fewer delays. Folks will show up earlier rather than later. Your mail will arrive on time. Pay attention to what happens in your relationship department when Venus and Jupiter work together.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
Your subtlety allows you to push buttons without causing explosions. Be careful that your friends do not weigh you down with their own problems. Mercury moves forward Friday. You will experience fewer delays, and communication will flow smoothly. A new moon Sunday in Virgo will benefit your house of career. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. The folks in authority take notice. Plant the seeds for career opportunity. The sun provides a glow for the seeds to develop.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 20)
Mercury moves forward on Friday. You will find fewer delays. Plant a seed. Launch new projects. You will no longer have to deal with miscommunication. The sun shines bright on your sister earth sign, Virgo. You two signs, along with earth sign Taurus, are grounded and down-to-earth. A new moon Sunday in Virgo encourages you to write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. Many changes will flow your way. Avoid business deals today when Mars squares off with Saturn, your ruling planet.
AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)
Gather your forces. Responsibility could weigh heavily on you today when Mars squares off with Saturn. Not wise to share your knowledge. On Friday, Mercury moves forward. You will notice fewer delays. Information will be easier to obtain. Expect less communication. Plant seeds for new projects. You can make large purchases. Reach for your goals. Chat with the people in the business world when the new moon appears in Virgo on Sunday. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
Should you feel anxious, it’s probably the new moon Sunday in Virgo. You and your fellow water signs, Cancer and Scorpio, are affected strongly by full and new moons. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. With Mercury moving forward on Friday, you will find fewer delays. People will arrive on time. Concentrate on reality in your relationships. Play it cool today when Saturn and Mars square off. You may feel frustrated. Venus sends a kiss to Jupiter on Tuesday. This could bring good news in your relationship department.