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)
For rams celebrating birthdays this week, you are born on the cusp. I am a cusp baby, born Aug. 20 in Leo. I am a little of both Leo and Virgo, so I read both signs. You should follow both Aries and Taurus. This week has a Friday the 13th. This could be a lucky one. Mars, your ruling planet, comes out of retrograde. Your energy level is high. Move forward with your daily work. Mercury travels to your sign, bringing the gift of gab.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Put final touches on your goals for your birthday year. Friday is Friday the 13th. This is good. Mars, the planet of action and energy, moves forward. Your energy level returns. Mercury moves to Aries, providing an opportunity to work behind the scenes and finish up old business projects before the sun arrives in your sign. Pay attention to financial matters. Stay within your budget. Remain focused this week.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Mars moves direct on Friday. I know it’s Friday the 13th, but your energy moves to a higher level. The red planet is action and energy. Venus in your sign brings an opportunity to talk with the tax man on Monday. You have an extra day to pay up. On Monday, share your hopes, wishes and goals. Talk about your goals. You may find a friend eager to help you. You can gain success from your hard work this week. The folks in your career department take notice.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
You begin your week on a happy note. Venus in Gemini brings an opportunity to get a little peace as you work behind the scenes. Take a little time to relax. On Friday, your energy level rises. Mars, the planet of action and energy, moves forward. Your communication department takes center stage. You find the time to gather the facts. Go ahead and join up with the folks who have been helpful. Friday the 13th may be a good day. On Monday, Mercury travels to Aries. The folks in authority are watching. Chat with your boss.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
Mars, the planet of action and energy, moves forward on Friday the 13th. Could be a lucky day. The red planet remains in your second house of income. Mars direct could bring a different approach to your financial security. Monday is the last day to meet with the folks in the financial world. On Monday, Mercury, the messenger, moves to your brother fire sign Aries. Share your higher knowledge. Add a little adventure to your life.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
Good news on Friday. Mars retrograde in your sign moves direct. You have an opportunity to communicate. Clear up misunderstandings that occurred while the red planet was retrograde. On Monday, Mercury, your ruling planet arrives in Aries. Play it cool. Time to join the folks in the financial world. The tax man is reminding you that it is time to pay up. Venus will be in Gemini until August. This puts the spotlight on your career department.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
You may notice your life speeding up. Mars moves forward on Friday. The light turns green today. Progress returns, but give it a little time. You could find a situation a little difficult when the sun and Saturn are in opposition on Sunday. Let the folks in your relationship department handle things. Thanks to Mercury’s visit to Aries on Monday, you will notice your confidence is on top of your scales. Spend time with Aries friends.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
Allow new opportunities to flow in. Since January, you may have found opportunity arriving slowly. With Mars retrograde, you may have sat at the red light with the brakes on. On Friday, the red planet moves direct. You now have the green light. Your relationships with friends and colleagues take center stage. You may find folks sharing your ideas. Mercury, the messenger, travels to Aries on Monday. You have a chance to communicate with people in your daily work department.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
With Mars retrograde, your career has been on hold. Now your professional life has the green light with Mars going direct on Friday the 13th. Use the energy wisely. Use the information you have gathered. Spend a little time with residents of your fellow fire sign Aries. The Aries sun shines bright on your fun, love and luck department. Time to get creative. Your house of relationships takes the spotlight while Mercury visits Gemini.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
The wheels begin to turn. Now Mars moves direct. Travel and education take center stage Friday the 13th with the red planet bringing energy. The tax man encourages you to pay up on Monday. You may notice the folks on the home front eager to chat. Mercury takes up residence in the house of home and family. Talk with family members. You have support from others. Share your higher knowledge.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 17)
You get a boost in energy on Friday. Whatever you have had to put on the back burner can now move forward. Mars moves direct. Time for business. Be ready for a busy time as the sun works in your communication department. Your Orthodox friends celebrate their Good Friday and Easter Sunday this weekend. Mercury travels to Aries on Monday. This should ignite a few new ideas. Chat with siblings and the folks in your neighborhood.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
Mars moves forward on Friday. The red planet has been retrograde for several months. Your energy moves ahead. This is the last full week of Aries’ birthday month. Join the party. Monday brings a bit of excitement. The tax man says pay up, and Mercury, the messenger, moves to Aries. Share your values. With the red planet moving to your relationship department, you could hear from old friends. And new friends flow in. Trust in yourself. Go with your instincts. Use your energy wisely.