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)
When your ruling planet, Mars, takes up residence in Gemini, you need to talk. Talk about your values, but be careful what you say. You don’t want them to feel like you’ve put them down. With Mars in Gemini, some drivers drive fast, then slow. We laugh about this in astrology classes. Career department takes center stage when Jupiter, planet of growth, luck and opportunity, teams up with Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business. Take advantage. You could see a bonus or increase in income.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, has taken up residence in your sign. Today Jupiter sends a wink to Pluto. Mr. Power and Big Business gives you an opportunity to share your knowledge. Make travel plans. Play it cool when Venus squares off with Uranus today. Don’t destroy a good bond you may have created. Sweet Venus forms a lucky aspect with Jupiter on Saturday. Your communication skills are great and your conversation flows smoothly.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, is parked in your twelfth house. I call this position an ace in the hole or an angel on your shoulder. Jupiter visits this location once every 12 years. Take advantage. This is a good time to work behind the scenes on a special project. Keep your secrets to yourself when Venus and Uranus square off today. Watch out for surprises. The moon will visit Sagittarius today. Mercury, your ruling planet, and Mars help you share your red-hot ideas.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
Do not forget to make your birthday wish and set a goal for the next year. Remember, you must have a plan to reach your goal. Saturn is bringing structure to your home front. He teaches you to get organized around the house. Jupiter is working with Pluto on relationships, both business and personal. This aspect will be repeated Oct. 28 and March 13. You will receive an endless supply of energy. Wednesday is the day to reevaluate what you want. Reestablish your boundaries. Focus on your domestic life. Need a favor? Ask someone close to you this week. Be sensitive to others’ feelings.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
With Mercury, the messenger, in your sign, it is time to decide what you want to do next. Venus and the sun have taken up residence in Cancer in your twelfth house. Spend a little time by yourself. Take a look at what you have accomplished over the past year. Take a look at what you would like to change. Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, hooks up with Pluto today. You will have an opportunity to climb the ladder to success during this time period.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
You have a powerful aspect coming up today, something to detail and analyze, when Jupiter teams up with Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business. This aspect motivates you to reach for higher goals. Now, go ahead and set your mind to what you want to do. Spend some time with your Cancer friends this week. Mercury and Saturn advise you to share a few of your secrets and values. Mercury also works with Jupiter to provide an opportunity to share some of your philosophy. Use your higher knowledge.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
Your mind is sharp now, peacemaker. Mars takes up residence in brother air sign Gemini. This is an excellent time to share your higher knowledge. Chat with your Gemini friends. Reveal your travel plans. Jupiter provides an opportunity to talk with the people in the financial world. Keep your eye on the big picture. Focus on what you want. Your relationship department takes center stage. The sun shines bright on your career department. The folks in authority will be taking notice.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
You must deal with the present. Be focused. You could receive a bonus. Remain open to opportunities that could flow your way. Talk less and listen more. You could receive surprising news. Hang out with Cancer friends. Find the party. Expect changes in relationships, both business and personal. A clash between Venus and Saturn can bring a sea of change. I realize that with Uranus retrograde, you want to keep your feelings hidden. With all the eclipses within a month, change is on the way. This is why I say clear off your desk. Make room for the new.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
The Pluto-Jupiter trine aspect that occurs today can initiate change. With Mercury in Leo, you could have an opportunity to travel just for pleasure, or it could be for study, or maybe for a business purpose. Remember, we can acquire knowledge through travel as well as books. On Saturday. you will get what you want. Play it cool. Jupiter and Pluto provide you with a solid foundation. Jupiter is your ruling planet. He keeps you keen in any situation. This clears out clutter.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
Jupiter trines Pluto today. You will feel an urge to improve your life and have the drive to do it. Opportunity will not come to you if you sit on the sofa. Spend a little time with your Cancer friends. They are celebrating birthdays this month. Your relationships require effort. You will notice how they improve. Many changes will occur within the next few weeks. Take a look back at what you have already accomplished. You are known as the worker of the zodiac. Take a little time out for fun.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
There will be two new moons this month. One new moon the first of the month and another on the 30th. It is time to meet your business obligations. Keep your feelings hidden if you feel a little rebellious. Next week you can get the rest you feel you need. Join your Cancer friends for a birthday party. Surprises could flow your way. Take a stand at work if the opportunity arises. Changes are definitely on your agenda.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
I know you are busy swimming in your own little pond. Mars is in Gemini and the main action occurs on the home front. Do your work around the home. Take care of the family. Do not ignore domestic issues. Pay attention. Make sure you take care of any repairs that must be made. Help your Cancer pals with their birthday month. Enjoy a party. You feel energy from Jupiter. He is encouraging you to communicate. You are in for a few changes. Stick with your new ideas. They will bring satisfaction to the home front. You will find a more successful life.