* weekly * horoscopes - march 21 / march 27, 2017
- aries : the ram - aries
march 20 - april 19
A stellium means three or more planets in the same zodiac sign. It is considered a significant emphasis, so you will understand why it proves of major importance, when this week starts out with four planets in your region of the sky and finishes up with five, prior to the new moon in your constellation that’ll kick off your next forecasting period. So to put things into perspective; this kind of cosmic focus often gets the more alarmist elements of the media, speculating about tidal waves and earthquakes. To avoid an eruption of a more personal kind, cultivate patience and bite your tongue, when dealing with officialdom and authority…
taurus - taurus : the bull -
april 20 - may 20
Up to half of all standard astrological auguries, collect in the sign before yours. Venus your ruling planet is retrograde and comes back to meet the Sun, at what is called its inferior conjunction on March 25. But rather than passing across the face of the Sun, it travels around eight degrees to the north, potentially enabling those in the Northern Hemisphere to spot its brilliance for a few days, before the Sun rises in the morning and after it sets at night. Symbolically, this puts you in two minds about your friendships in particular, as high expectations and standards for yourself and others, don’t look to be matched in reality.
- gemini : the twins - gemini
may 21 - june 20
You are sociable and often called the butterfly of the zodiac. You are intellectually active and mentally agile, plus you’re adaptable and can fit into almost any situation if you want. But how much of this endless social whirl is simply keeping yourself occupied, when you have exhausted your own resources and ideas? So long as you are learning from those you mix and mingle with, it’s a constructive and profitable use of your time. But if your friends are a distraction, keeping you from building on your creativity and other ideas, you might consider whether the dynamics of these associations are entirely working in your favour.
cancer - cancer : the crab -
june 21 - july 22
Half the solar system collects around the apex of your chart, while all but two planets emphasise your relationship with the world beyond your window, rather than your private life and personal affairs. Plus, there is a dichotomy between these two extremes, which you reckon should work together wonderfully, if it weren’t for the attitude of one or two key individuals. Still, in the longer term a happy home is possible, while your focus on your career ambitions and professional interests ought to enable you to feel more comfortable, either by providing the financial wherewithal or helping you feel satisfied with what you have.
- leo : the lion - leo
july 23 - august 22
Try another angle or finely alter your trajectory. Venus transforms this week from Venus Hesperus and the evening star, following the setting Sun down below the western horizon; through to Venus Lucifer or our morning star, rising in the east and heralding the new day. You must in turn also adapt and learn to move with the times. Even if this is only a temporary state of affairs, you have to ask yourself whether some degree of flexibility is such a bad thing. Do you find it hard to compromise, play second fiddle or shift your goalposts slightly? And is this because of the pride that lurks, behind the decisions you’ve made?
virgo - virgo : the maiden -
august 23 - september 22
Pursuing a more independent stance implies certain financial penalties. You can’t have your cake and eat it, while your customary concern for your health and diet steers you clear of empty calories. You are better off in company despite the need for compromise, since others bring their own strengths to the table that help lighten your load. Inevitably, this comes at the cost of some contribution or even sacrifice on your part. You need to consider, weigh up and reconcile, where advancing your aspirations and getting closer to a position that you’d ultimately love to occupy, matters more than having your own way till then.
- libra : the scales - libra
september 23 - october 22
A growing cluster of planets in your partnership zone, hits five by the end of this week. Such a focus is remarkable and occurs nowhere else, for another six months. It sits directly opposite from Jupiter, illuminating your constellation since last September. This opposition suggests a dynamic energy, that can help you to combine these apparently antagonistic trends, in a constructive and fulfilling way. Inevitably, other people’s needs curtail your freedom of movement, making it difficult to combine these factors. Tedious and limiting relationships will see trouble, while those that are fun and keep you interested thrive…
scorpio - scorpio : the scorpion -
october 23 - november 21
Consider the scorpion. Fossils date back to the Silurian Era and they looked the same as now. Scorpions have not altered, from a time when our forebears were lampreys and sharks. A scorpion can shut down its metabolism, rarely drinks water and might go a year without food. They have been frozen overnight and thawed out the next day, laughed off the radiation from a nuclear war and eaten their own children when times get tough. Obviously, you are named after this creature for a reason. Your determination, willpower and stoicism aren’t in doubt. Don’t go spending 97% of your time underground, to see how you match up…
- sagittarius : the archer - sagittarius
november 22 - december 21
Saturn is in your sign: blah, blah, blah. Thus your entire week looks atrocious, the Sun won’t ever shine, your parents never loved you and the only thing there is any question about, is whether or not you can stop drinking. Sounds familiar? Actually, we’re going to break the mould this time around, though it would be understandable; if you had become accustomed to this sad and gloomy tone. Still, everybody deserves a little light relief and you have surely earned your share. Although your days of dancing on the table seem a very distant memory, there are other more sober and decorous ways you can have a great time…
capricorn - capricorn : the sea-goat -
december 22 - january 19
How long do you think that you can reasonably avoid, certain issues in your family and around your home? You hope if you make it through this patch, everything will calm down and carry on as before. But you’re not looking at the facts, because how can circumstances ever go back to how they were? Too much has happened and been passed under the bridge: the original cast members have gone their separate ways, while such a lot is just ancient history. Matters improve but there is more change to come. Don’t think you’ll be revisiting the halcyon days of yore; it is a case of moving forward into an unfamiliar future…
- aquarius : the water-bearer - aquarius
january 20 - february 18
The week starts on a hectic note and accelerates from there. You will be wondering about the feasibility of adding a few more hours to your day, or if possible another day to the working week, so you might stand some chance of catching up with yourself. However, you’ve probably already earmarked every waking moment for one purpose or another, leading up to the new moon at the start of your next forecasting period. Matters calm a little thereafter, but be ready for your carefully planned timetable and tight schedule, to be continuosly interrupted by email, voicemail, community affairs and those you live around…
pisces - pisces : the fishes -
february 19 - march 19
Half the Solar System gathers in your financial sector, from where it forms a complex connection to Jupiter in the part of the sky that governs shared resources, rather than those belonging to you alone. Jupiter signifies expansion, growth and progress so you’d expect that wherever others become involved with your material affairs, the outcome for you proves profitable. This could mean for example: a bank, building society, government grant, cash injection, tax refund or loan. Maybe you or your partner sees a legacy; but there’s some sorting out to do if the balance of power shifts as a result of these developments.
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