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)
A new moon and a solar eclipse, the third eclipse in a month, are on tap for Friday. The new moon means it is time to make your wish list for the month and set a goal. On Saturday, Mercury, the messenger of the gods, travels to Leo. It’s time for a little fun, love and luck. It’s okay to make a little wager, but don’t bet the farm. Wednesday could be highly productive as Mars, your ruling planet, aligns himself comfortably with Saturn.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
The third eclipse within a month comes up Friday in Cancer, so get ready for change. The solar eclipse will accompany a new moon. Set your goal for the month and write down your wishes. Mercury moves to Leo on Saturday. You will notice more communication on the home front. On Monday, Venus, the planet of love and money, takes up residence in Cancer. Wednesday, Mars and Saturn could bring you a bonus from your daily work.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Stand up for what you believe as the month of June comes to a close. July 1 brings a new moon and a solar eclipse, the third eclipse since the start of June. Eclipses bring change. Let go of whatever is not working. The new moon opens the door for your list of wishes for the month, and don’t forget to set a goal. Mercury, your ruling planet, heads for Leo on Saturday. You will have an opportunity to communicate and share your knowledge. Take a short trip. You will be glad you did.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
Enjoy your birthday month. Should you feel a little anxious, chill out. Your water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel full moons intensely. This new moon will be powerful for you. It will occur in your sign Friday, along with a solar eclipse. This will be the third eclipse in a month. You are ready for change, and this eclipse can shake things up. Mars and Saturn get together Wednesday to help you turn a daydream into reality. Monday brings a long weekend. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
You are the party sign. Enjoy your long Independence Day weekend. A new moon and solar eclipse will occur Friday. Eclipses bring change. Go with the flow. Mercury travels to your sign on Monday, dear Leo. You may come up with a quick answer. Allow a little time before you jump into action. Remember, you have the free will to change your plans. On Wednesday, Mars and Saturn sharpen your mind and increase your productivity.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
A new moon and solar eclipse are on Friday’s agenda. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. This will be the third eclipse in a month. Expect change. Clear the decks to make room for the new to flow in. Mercury pays a visit to Leo on Saturday. This can produce great conversations with witty friends. I realize that with this new moon in Cancer you have a hard time letting others know exactly what you need.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
On Friday, it’s a new moon solar eclipse in Cancer. This is the third eclipse within a month. Eclipses bring change. Let go of anything that is not working. With the new moon you can write down your wishes for the month and set your goal. Mercury arrives in Leo on Saturday. You have an opportunity to share your goals, new ideas, hopes and wishes. Venus, your ruling planet, heads for Cancer, where she will park in your career department.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—may feel a little anxious with the new moon in Cancer. Chill out. A solar eclipse also will occur in Cancer. This will be the third eclipse in a month. Changes could be on the way. Toss out whatever does not work and bring in new stuff. Mercury travels to Leo on Saturday. This gives a boost to your career department. Chat with the folks in authority. Enjoy your long weekend. Independence Day falls on Monday. Venus moves into Cancer. It’s time to make travel plans.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Much is going on this week. We have a new moon on Friday, so you can write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. It’s time for a change. Bring in new things. It is sometimes better to start over than to hold on to something that is not working. Mercury moves on to Leo. It is time for travel, and that is something you Sags do well. On Wednesday, Mars and Saturn sharpen your mind and help you focus on getting results.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
This busy month fills your days with a variety of activities. Expect the unexpected. New moon Friday in Cancer. Your relationship department takes center stage. Do not forget to write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. Expect new people to enter your life. A solar eclipse also occurs Friday in Cancer, the third eclipse this past month. Changes are on the way. Do not forget your personal commitments.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
Mercury travels to Leo. Good week to chat with the folks in the financial world. Make a few bold statements. Meet your banker, tax adviser or insurance agent. Opportunity could flow your way. New moon Friday in Cancer. Chat with co-workers. Time to get rid of things that don’t work. Don’t forget your wish list. Set a goal, something you want to accomplish during the month. Enjoy your long weekend. Monday is the Fourth of July. Watch a parade. Show the flag. Enjoy the fireworks.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
If you feel a bit anxious, little fish, chill out. It’s the new moon Friday. Water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel new and full moons strongly. This new moon is in a water sign, Cancer, along with a solar eclipse, the third eclipse within a month. Many changes could flow your way. This new moon will be in your fifth house of fun, love and luck. Use caution when you express what is in your heart. Lady Luck takes center stage. Don’t spend too much. Enjoy your long weekend. Watch the fireworks.