Monday, April 29, 2013

Your Milky Way Horoscope May 5-11, 2013


By Milky Way Maid

Mercury at 7 degrees Taurus opposes Saturn in Scorpio at 7:13 am Sunday. On the one hand, this is a good aspect for doing detail work. On the other hand, you will be in quite a gloomy mood, and maybe even considering terminating a relationship or firing an employee. You are too obsessed with the bottom line, when you need to be more practical and look for approaches that work. Your outlook is much too negative for making major decisions; talk things over with an older person you respect, like dad or a mentor.

Mercury is conjunct Mars at 12 degrees Taurus at 8:33 pm Tuesday. Wow, last week you were really getting' mad because you kept pushing at a thing and darn it, it just wouldn't move. Now with this conjunction, you are ready to let fly (verbally) at the object of your frustration or anyone in the way. On the other hand you could write a very effective letter to the president of the company, or to the County Clerk, or whomever is at the nexus of the problem.

We have a New Moon Solar Eclipse at 19 degrees, 31' Taurus at 8:28 pm Thursday. It is accompanied by Mars and Mercury very close to the lights. Also Venus just enters Gemini at midday. And I better mention that Scorpio will get a corresponding solar eclipse this fall on November 3, at 11 degrees Scorpio. For an interesting interpretation of this May eclipse, see Marina's column at http://darkstarastrology.com/solar-eclipse-may-2013/ There is even a fifteen-minute video by Donna Page on the eclipse on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsKeL9AR2TM You go, Donna! I must confess that this eclipse contacts a major point on my own chart so I will be anxiously watching the effects.

Venus enters Gemini at 11:03 am Thursday. Venus in Gemini often uses his quick wit as a crutch in social situations, leading to superficial and ultimately unsatisfying relationships. But a more mature Venus can add not only sparkle to conversation, but also elevation and zest. You can learn to listen well, and create equal exchange. This is a very cheerful Venus, and that is nothing to sneeze at. This Venus needs mental attraction rather than physical ones, preferring intellectual pursuits. Famous people with Venus in Gemini include: both First Lady Jackie Kennedy and her mate, President John F. Kennedy, playwright William Shakespeare, former Beatle Ringo Starr, astronaut and senator John Glenn, baby doctor Benjamin Spock, and musicians or composers Van Cliburn, Richard Strauss, and Yehudi Menuhin.

The Sun and Mercury are conjunct at 20 degrees Taurus at 5:10 pm Saturday. The Sun-Mercury conjunction is one of the key points in the economic cycle, so one should watch the stock market and other economic indicator announcements. What news does Mercury bring the Sun? Well, looking at where Mercury has visited just this week, he made a stop to talk to Saturn (tight budgets, possible job losses) across the aisle, and had tea with Mars (debt and war), so probably he will not have a lot of happy talk to pass along to the Sun on Saturday.

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Readers can follow not only their Sun sign horoscope but also their Ascendant for further clues to how your week will develop. NOTE: some aspects are exact on a weekend but may find opportunity for expression on the Friday or Monday nearest the exact aspect. Times given are in Eastern Standard or Eastern Daylight Savings Time depending on the season.

ARIES - March 20-April 19 – The Moon is in Aries from 9:03 pm Sunday till Wednesday morning. You may get rather upset about closing time (5 pm) Monday when someone riles you, but really, it is their problem and not yours. Don't let them drive you away from a place you have every right to be. You may receive an offer of help from a sibling Tuesday morning. The rest of the day, the Moon will be void so stick to routine. Venus enters your solar third house Thursday; you may socialize more with neighbors and relatives so organize that block party.

TAURUS - April 20-May 20 – Sunday morning is not the time to make major decisions due to your temporary gloomy mood. The Moon is in Taurus from 6:09 am Wednesday till Friday night. You may enjoy a matinee with a friend Wednesday. You get an interesting Solar Eclipse in your sign on Thursday; if it falls on your Sun, Moon or Ascendant you will have a year of changes. Venus enters your solar second house Thursday, ushering in a month of improved earnings.

GEMINI - May 21-June 20 – Venus enters your sign on Thursday, so give yourself a bit of a makeover with a trip to the salon, since the Moon is conjunct Venus at 8:49 pm Friday. The Moon is in Gemini from 5:21 pm Friday thru the weekend. And with your new 'do and the Moon in your sign this weekend, you ought to be in prime party form. Saturday afternoon promises lotsa laughs with Aries friends.

CANCER - June 21-July 22 – You may be too negative about your children or your creative hobbies Sunday morning, but your mood is just not seeing things right. Monday evening may be rather stressful due to last-minute changes in the schedule. Stick to routine Tuesday. On Wednesday you may consider a cruise with friends; check whether everyone's schedules will mesh. Venus enters your solar twelfth house Thursday; a guardian angel may work in your behalf.

LEO - July 23-Aug. 22 – Best days may be Monday and Tuesday when the Moon is in compatible Aries. A legal matter may come to an unexpected conclusion Monday. Tuesday morn favors breakfast with a friend who readily shares everything with you. Thursday's Eclipse may signal a year of changes in your career. Venus enters your solar eleventh house Thursday; your friends new and old share gifts with you.

VIRGO - Aug. 23-Sept. 22 – Sunday favors inaugurating an athletic program for yourself. You make a passionate argument in favor of your cause Tuesday night. This may presage what the Thursday eclipse is about for you personally. Venus enters your solar tenth house Thursday; career matters take a positive upswing with added perks. An important long-distance call may come through on Saturday.

LIBRA - Sept. 23-Oct. 22 – Monday night is apt to be stressful and chaotic when appointments are broken. Your mate may talk Tuesday about hopes for a long trip together. You might donate something to a coworker Thursday. Thursday's eclipse activates the joint accounts sector of your chart; you and your mate will have to be of one mind on financial goals. Venus enters your solar ninth house Thursday; you may consider a long, scenic trip with a loved one.

SCORPIO - Oct. 23-Nov. 21 – Your co-ruling planets, Mars and Pluto, enjoy a positive aspect Sunday; your physical energies are revitalized. Appointments and phone calls go awry Monday afternoon. Your spouse makes an impassioned argument Tuesday night. Wednesday favors a night out at the movies with your mate. Thursday's eclipse accents improving and enriching existing partnerships. Venus enters your solar eighth house Thursday; you may finally get approval from insurance for a procedure.

SAGITTARIUS - Nov. 22-Dec. 21 – The children's schedule may be out of whack Monday. A coworker may get rather vehement about a work issue Tuesday. Thursday's eclipse highlights the workplace, which may include having to search for a new place to work. Venus enters your solar seventh house Thursday; you may be in the public eye more, in the role of entertainer or host. Your mate may be especially affectionate Friday night.

CAPRICORN - Dec. 22-Jan. 19 – Monday finds home and work scheduled disrupted by broken appointments. A child may make an emotional argument Tuesday night. Thursday's eclipse highlights making your life more fun now; this includes hobbies, creative pursuits, romance, and children. Venus enters your solar sixth house Thursday; friendships with coworkers blossom. You might profit from putting up a For Sale notice by the weekend.

AQUARIUS - Jan. 20-Feb. 17 – Hold off making big decisions on career or family Sunday. Make sure to chat with the children over breakfast Tuesday. Wednesday does not favor shopping or bill-paying. Wednesday's eclipse highlights your sector of home and family; you may re-bond with family members, and develop your intuition. You may even buy and sell a house. Venus enters your solar fifth house Thursday; you enjoy the company of children, and creative projects flourish.

PISCES - Feb. 18-March 19 – Sunday's Moon in Pisces favors lunch with a relative. Items you've ordered may be canceled or delayed Monday. A family member has uplifting words for you Tuesday morning. The Thursday eclipse highlights your third house, meaning you may enroll in a class, take more day trips, or participate in local events. The Moon is in Pisces from Sunday morn till Sunday night. Venus enters your solar fourth house Thursday; you freshen up the home with a bit redecorating, and you may even shelter some young woman for a few weeks.

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