Peggy Plots Your Planets
Your horoscope for the week of April 19
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 (2:46 p.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)
Ring in the new moon on Saturday. Today, the sun enters Taurus. The sun and the new moon will be in your house of earned income and what you value, your self-worth. Take advantage. You are on solid ground. Make your wish list and set your goal for the month. Mars, your ruling planet and the planet of action and energy, provides the energy to reach your goals. You have the ability to negotiate. New options come your way.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Busy week. New moon Saturday means new beginnings for your sign. You early-born Taurus were born on the cusp of two signs—Aries and Taurus. I am a cusp baby, born August 20. I read both Leo and Virgo. I find I am a little of Virgo as well as Leo. The doors of opportunity are open for you. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. Don’t let opportunity float away. This is your month. Get off the sofa; apply yourself. Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are the earth signs. You are grounded and down-to-earth. Remain focused.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
With Venus in your sign, you have an opportunity to achieve good things. Take advantage. You have the energy from the home front, thanks to Mars’ forward motion. The sun travels to Taurus today. You have a chance to work behind the scenes. Time to take care of unfinished business. Complete your projects. New moon brings new opportunity. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. When Mercury and Uranus get together on Sunday, good news could come your way. Give it a day or two. Could be something you’ve been waiting to hear.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
Should you feel anxious, blame it on the new moon. The tide changes with new and full moons. Chill out. Write down your wish list for the month. Set a goal. The sun moves to Taurus today. Review priorities. New projects can enter your life. Talk with your peers. Discuss your hopes, wishes and goals. You may become a leader in a group or club. Sunday brings an opportunity to share your higher knowledge. Your career takes center stage when Mercury visits Uranus. Talk about your career goals with the folks in authority.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
The sun arrives in Taurus today. New moon in Taurus on Saturday. You have a chance to reach your career goals. Mars provides the green light for action and energy. Remain focused. Show others how dependable you are. Do not forget your wish list and goal for the month. You may find an opportunity for travel. Mercury, the messenger, encourages you to learn a new skill. The new moon brings new opportunities. On Wednesday, play hush-hush with co-workers. Not a good day to talk about earned income.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
Clear sailing. The sun travels to Taurus today. You earth signs—Capricorn, Virgo and Taurus—are ready to lay down a solid foundation. New moon Saturday in Taurus. Time for big ideas. Write down your wishes for the month and set your goal. While the sun visits the travel and knowledge section of your chart, this could be the time for a long journey. Mercury and Uranus get together. This should bring a lot of excitement. Could be you are eager to make the next move. Chat with folks in the business world. Mars sends energy.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
Mercury, the messenger, visits Aries. This is a great time to discuss issues with an adviser. The sun moves to Taurus. While the sun visits Taurus you feel a little more grounded. Folks in the business world are eager to answer your financial questions. On Saturday, Taurus hosts a new moon. The new moon means new beginnings. I know you are ready to do something new. Thanks to Mars, you have the energy to take action. Taurus brings an opportunity for a stable foundation. On Sunday, your space of relationships takes center stage. A nice surprise flows your way.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
The sun enters Taurus today. New moon in Taurus on Saturday. Your relationship department takes center stage. You water signs are affected by new and full moons, which bring new opportunities. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. Sunday afternoon could bring surprising news. Good for you. Could be something you have been waiting to hear. Your relationship department takes center stage this month. Wednesday is not a good day to chat with folks in the financial world.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
The sun travels to Taurus. Your house of daily work and health are in the spotlight. Take care of your health. Time for a little diet and exercise. You may find the people in the daily work department a little more stable. Co-workers appear more grounded, eager to get work done. New moon in Taurus on Saturday. Get out your pen. It’s time to make your list of wishes. Set your goal for the month. Mars visits your career department. With the red planet, the new moon and the sun in work-related departments of your chart, you have a chance to reach your goals with work issues.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
The sun moves to your brother earth sign Taurus today. Have a little fun. You are the worker of the zodiac. New moon Saturday in Taurus. Go ahead and write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. Show others how creative you are. Spend time with a special someone and enjoy yourself. Sunday brings unexpected news to the home front. On Monday, share your knowledge. Great day to talk about travel. Wednesday is not a good day to discuss business.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 17)
The sun joins Jupiter in Taurus today. New moon in Taurus on Saturday. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. The home front is in the spotlight this week while the sun, moon and Jupiter visit there. With Mars’ energy, you may decide to discuss financial issues with a family member. Remember, you need a plan to reach your goal this month. Remain on course. Surprises arrive Sunday afternoon, something you did not expect to hear. Good for you.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
The sun travels to Taurus today. This should bring a glow to your house of communication. If you had a feeling that others were not listening, cheer up. New moon Saturday in Taurus. Do a little research this week. The folks on the home front are friendly. Do not forget your wish list. Set your goal for the month. Mars sends energy. You have the vision. Your ideas are easy to explain to others. On Wednesday, Mercury squares off with Pluto. Do not share your new ideas. This is not the day to do business.