Peggy Plots Your Planets
Thu, Mar 31, 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, takes up residence in your sign. Mars will send the energy you need. During the next few weeks, work behind the scenes and aim high. Look for bargains. People make mistakes while Mercury is retrograde. Give yourself a little extra time to get to meetings. Expect delays. New moon Sunday. Set your goal for the next month and do not forget your wish list. On Monday, Neptune travels to Pisces. Neptune is happy in Pisces. You can find support from unexpected sources.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
Notice what you have accomplished over the past few months. Put the final touches on projects already in progress. On Sunday, a new moon. Set a goal for the month. Remember your wish list. On Saturday, Mars travels to Aries. You will have six of the 10 planets in Aries on Sunday. Great time to work behind the scenes. Do not reveal your secrets. With the cluster of planets in Aries, you are tempted to keep your troubles to yourself. Take care of every little detail and cross the finish line.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Mars moves to Aries on Saturday. With a cluster of planets in Aries, good for you. This provides the energy needed to actively achieve your goals. You may have to make a few adjustments. Mercury retrograde. You will experience a few delays. Friends from groups, clubs and organizations may ask for much of your time. Chill out. Be polite. Remember, Mercury retrograde protects your private time. Assess your priorities. Put the final touches on old projects. This is not the time to begin anything new.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
If you feel a little antsy, the new moon Sunday could explain it. This new moon in Aries occurs among a bundle of planets in your career department. Six of the 10 planets take up residence in Aries, your 10th house of career. Mercury is retrograde. You will encounter delays. With all these planets in fiery Aries, you want to take a step forward. Thanks to Jupiter, your planet of growth, luck and opportunity, your level of recognition could bring rewards. At times this week, you will feel as though you are being pulled between the personal and the professional. Go ahead with work opportunities.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
It’s a great time to acquire new skills and technology methods. It’s a time for study as well as travel. Expect delays if you travel by air. Neptune travels to Pisces on Monday. This is huge. Neptune spends 13-14 years in a sign. Neptune will remain in Pisces until March 31, 2025, exactly 14 years. This means major changes for you, dear Leo. Neptune is happy in water signs like Pisces. Wednesday could be of the luckiest days of the year. The sun and Jupiter, the planet of opportunity, join hands.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
Patience is your best friend for the next few weeks. Expect delays. Put the final touches on your projects. This is not the time for quick solutions. Pay attention to your finances or anything involving community property. On Saturday, Mars travels to Aries. Sunday brings a new moon in Aries. Set a goal for the next month. Write down your wishes. Spend the next few days taking care of business. Tuesday provides a change when Neptune moves to Pisces for a 14-year visit. Wednesday could be one lucky day.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
Your relationships take center stage with the sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Uranus in your relationship department. That’s both business and personal relationships. Mars joins in on Saturday. Plenty of energy flows through your relationship department. Sunday brings a new moon in Aries. You will have six of the 10 planets in your relationship department. Set your goal. On Monday, Neptune travels to Pisces, where he takes up residence for the next 14 years. The sun and Jupiter could make Wednesday a lucky day.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
Much to do for the next few weeks. Mercury is retrograde. It’s a good time to look back and notice how much you have accomplished over the past few months. Mercury retrograde allows you to do this. Your daily work department is now occupied by the sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Uranus. Mars joins those planets in Aries on Saturday. New moon Sunday in Aries. With six of the 10 planets in your daily work department and Mercury retrograde, expect delays. Wednesday could be one of your luckiest days when the sun hooks up with Jupiter.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
On Wednesday, Mars joins the sun, Jupiter, Uranus and Mercury in Aries. Your brother fire sign takes center stage as the host of several planets. New moon in Aries on Sunday. Six of the 10 planets will be in Aries that day. Your space of fun, love, luck and creativity takes center stage. You are the dealer. Take a look at what you have accomplished over the past few months. Wednesday could be one of the luckiest days of the year. Your ruling planet, Jupiter, teams up with the sun.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
Mars will join four planets in Aries on Saturday. This could trigger major activity on the home front. A new moon in—you guessed it—Aries on Sunday. It’s time to be sensitive. Write down your wishes for the next month and set your goal. Mercury is retrograde until April 23. This is not a good time to begin new projects. Spend the next few weeks taking care of old business. Communication can become a little confused. Give yourself a little time to reach your destination.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
Sunday brings a new moon in Aries. That puts six planets in Aries. You can find information, make your point and keep in touch when Neptune travels from your sign to Pisces, its home for the next 14 years. Pay attention to your finances and anything that can affect your finances for the next few months. Make your wish list and set your goal for the next month. Mercury is retrograde, so avoid buying big-ticket items. Follow your instincts and intuition where money is involved.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
New moon Sunday. Maybe this explains why you feel a little anxious. Two planets change signs this week. Mars joins four planets in Aries. You may face a financial challenge. Pay attention. Mercury retrograde is not a good time to begin anything new. Take care of unfinished business. Neptune travels to your sign Monday and will remain for 14 years. Now you need to remain grounded. Don’t listen to negative people. Use the energy from Neptune to enrich your creative work. The sun and Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, join up Wednesday for what could be one of your luckiest days of the year.