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)
After eight long months, Mars, your ruling planet, travels to Libra on Tuesday. Your relationship department takes center stage. Mercury, the messenger, gets a wink from Jupiter today. Have a little fun. You also may have a chance to talk about the stress you may have been under with your daily work. Let go of the past and make room for new energy to flow in. Full moon Tuesday may have you feeling anxious. Get ready to pull out the red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday. Enjoy the fireworks.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Today is a good day to chat with the folks on the home front. Time to express yourself. You may get a surprise when a secret is revealed on Friday. Tuesday brings Mars’ transit to Libra after an unusually long stay in Virgo—eight months. The red planet will take up residence in your daily work space. Mars is the planet of action and energy. You will see more action around the workplace. Full moon Tuesday in Libra. A few of your co-workers may appear a little anxious. Blame the full moon.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
You may experience a few changes this week. Your communication skills will be top-notch today. It’s a good time to express yourself. The red carpet is out while Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, takes up residence in your sign for the next year. On Tuesday, Mars, the planet of action and energy, moves to sister air sign Libra. Your theme for the next few days includes a chance to make changes around the home front. You need to make room for new energy to flow in.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
Happy birthday. Are you ready for changes? If you feel anxious over the weekend, it’s the full moon Tuesday. You may notice some folks on the home front are antsy as the full moon occurs in your fourth house, which controls your home. Mars travels to Libra after an eight-month visit to Virgo. You may notice more energy on the home front. The red planet brings action and energy to the home and family. Mercury’s visit to Leo allows you to talk about your earned income. Share your values. Wednesday is the Fourth of July. Enjoy the fireworks.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
Jupiter helps you enjoy social events this week. Mercury in your sign encourages you to communicate. On Friday, you will meet with friends, courtesy of Mercury and Jupiter. Your friends may help you reach them. Mars arrives in Libra on Tuesday. You have an opportunity to take a few short trips over the next several weeks. Mars is the planet of action and energy. Spend time with siblings and the folks in the neighborhood. You have two weeks to begin new projects before Mercury goes retrograde on July 14.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
It’s time to relax. Mars will move to Libra on Tuesday, ending an unusually long visit to your sign—eight months. The red planet normally spends six to eight weeks in a sign. This gives you an opportunity to relax. The sun in Leo provides a chance to share your knowledge or to take that long trip you have been dreaming about. With Jupiter in your house of travel, opportunity flows in. Tuesday brings a full moon, throwing the spotlight on your career. Wednesday offers a chance to chat with the boss.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
It is time to move forward. You may find issues easier to deal with. Mars, the planet of action and energy, will join your sign on Tuesday. Get ready to go forward with your projects. Mercury gives you an opportunity to communicate. Share your ideas, hopes, wishes and goals. Friends may give you help or good advice. Unexpected news may arrive Friday. On Sunday, hang out with siblings or a Sag friend. They have a secret to share. Tuesday brings a full moon. Have fun with friends on Wednesday, Independence Day.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
Friday brings an opportunity to enjoy yourself with the moon in your sign. See what you can dig up when Jupiter works with Mercury. Mars travels to Libra. This will provide you with plenty of energy to work on projects behind the scenes for the next few weeks. Take advantage. Chill out Tuesday. The full moon explains why you feel anxious. Water signs—you, Cancer and Pisces—feel new and full moons. Tides are higher. Talk about career issues with Cancer friends.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
Share your knowledge with friends. Talk about long-distance travel plans. On Friday, play it cool with finances. Remember your budget. Not a good day for contracts. On Tuesday, Mars travels to Libra. Share your new ideas with colleagues. If you feel a little fidgety, chill out. Full moon coming up Tuesday. Wednesday is Independence Day. Wear red, white and blue. Enjoy a parade. Watch the fireworks. Help your Cancer friends celebrate birthdays this week. You may receive good news on Wednesday evening.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
The mountaintop basks in a glow from the full moon this week. Good news coming from co-workers. Could be a bonus. Mars visits Libra on Tuesday. The red planet will take up residence in your career department for the next few weeks. Your energy level rises, my friend. Time to take action. Once Mars leaves Libra, he will not return for two years. If you feel antsy, blame it on Tuesday’s full moon. Saturn, your ruling planet, adds structure to Mars’ energy. This should give your career a boost.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 17)
Your financial situation may improve. Get ready to take action. Mars heads into Libra on Tuesday after spending eight months in Virgo, the financial section of your chart. This is an unusually long visit for Mars, who ordinarily spends six to eight weeks in a sign. Good news, Aquarius. Mars will take up residence in your house of knowledge. The red planet will give you the energy to take the action you need should you decide to increase your knowledge. You may take a class or two or take a trip.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
I can tell you why you feel a little edgy this weekend. It’s the full moon coming up on Tuesday in Libra. This is not a good day to sign contracts or meet with the folks in the financial world. Spend time with your sister water sign Cancer. This is Cancer’s birthday month. Mars is traveling to Libra for an eight-week visit. Pay attention to your joint resources in particular and your finances in general. Wednesday is the Fourth of July. Watch a parade. Enjoy the fireworks.