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)
The folks in your daily work department are eager to detail and analyze. Your friends in water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—may feel the full moon energy more than you. Mercury, the messenger of the gods, goes retrograde on Monday. Anything involving communication will slow down for the next few weeks. Smile on Tuesday. This could be one of your luckiest days in 2012. Jupiter in your earned income department teams up with Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business, in your career department.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Should you feel a little anxious, chill out. It’s the full moon in Virgo. Mercury goes retrograde Monday. Put finishing touches on old projects for the next few weeks. Mercury rules communication. Expect delays while Mercury is retrograde. You may find communication a little difficult. You can correct any mistakes you may have made in recent months. Take a look at what you have accomplished the past few months. Tuesday could be one of your luckiest days of the year, thanks to Jupiter and Pluto.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Keep your words a little on the tender side. The folks on the home front may feel a little anxious today. A full moon in Virgo brings a glow to the home. On Monday, Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde. This is not the best time to begin new projects. This retrograde gives you an opportunity to stabilize your life. Put the final touches on old projects. You have a chance during the next three weeks to cross t’s and dot i’s you may have missed. Tuesday could be your luckiest day of the year. Love and luck flow in.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
Chill out. You are ruled by the moon, and the moon becomes full today in Virgo. Do not try to detail and analyze everything. On Monday, Mercury, the messenger, goes retrograde. Do not begin any new projects. Go ahead with what you have already started. While Mercury is retrograde, you have a chance to think things through. It is a time to look back and to examine new career opportunities. I hear from friends out of my past and old clients when Mercury is retrograde. You may connect with old colleagues who may give you a new insight. Tuesday and Wednesday could be the luckiest days of the year.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
You love to party, and today brings a full moon. Enjoy the party. Chill out on Monday when Mercury goes retrograde. Now, a few of your plans may be delayed. You have three weeks while Mercury is retrograde to rethink your long-term goals and strategy. Do not get discouraged. You could be in for your luckiest days of the year on Tuesday and Wednesday. You will have smooth sailing, thanks to Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity. Use these three weeks to correct mistakes made in recent months.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
Mercury becomes retrograde on Monday. Expect delays. Communication slows down. You could run into a few old friends. People from your past often appear. I hear from old clients and meet up with old friends when Mercury is retrograde. Look for bargains. Take the slow lane for the next few weeks. Give yourself credit for what you have accomplished over the past few months. Patience can bring rewards and help you reach your goals. Tuesday and Wednesday could be your luckiest days of the year.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
Full moon today. You have three weeks to work on old projects. On Monday, Mercury, the messenger, goes retrograde. Spend the next few weeks getting your facts together. You have the opportunity to get your life moving in the right direction. Look for delays. Mercury rules the communication department. This goes for auto traffic as well as mail. Messages are often misplaced. Use this time to look back and give yourself credit for what you have accomplished in recent months. You have love and Lady Luck on your side Tuesday and Wednesday.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
A full moon will occur today. This could explain why you feel a little anxious. You feel more of the effect of new and full moons. Be ready for a few delays. On Monday, Mercury starts moving backward. Mercury will be retrograde. Expect adjustments in your plans. Slow down. Look back at what you have accomplished over the past three months. Spend the next few weeks putting the final touches on old projects. Correct mistakes you have made during that time. Tuesday and Wednesday could be your luckiest days of 2012. Give yourself time to receive rewards.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
Keep your words soft and tender today. Full moon. Think before you speak. Others may be a little edgy. On Sunday, spring your clock ahead. Chill out on Monday should you run into a few delays. Mercury will be retrograde for the next three weeks. Now you will have time to get answers. Take this time to give yourself credit for your accomplishments. You may notice your self-confidence expanding. Thank Jupiter, your ruling planet. Tuesday and Wednesday could be the luckiest days of the year.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 20)
Do not sweat the small stuff. The full moon today may have you feeling a little anxious. On Monday, you may experience a few delays. Mercury goes retrograde. During this retrograde period, your progress slows a bit. This is not the time to begin new projects. Use this time to look back. Notice how much you have accomplished during the past three months. You have a chance to correct mistakes made during that time. Cross the t’s and dot the i’s. Tuesday and Wednesday may be your luckiest days of the year.
AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)
A full moon today may have you feeling a little anxious. The time changes Sunday. Spring your clock ahead. On Monday, Mercury, the messenger, goes retrograde. With Mars retrograde, keep an eye on your joint resources. Mercury rules communication. Watch the gas gauge. You also communicate through transportation. Expect traffic delays. You now have a few weeks to look back at your accomplishments during the past three months. You have an opportunity to correct mistakes or make changes.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
Do not forget to set a goal for the next year. I know you feel a little antsy because of the full moon today. Push your clock ahead on Sunday. On Monday, you may encounter delays. Mercury is going retrograde. You now have an opportunity to reconsider. Look back on any changes you may have considered. Cross the t’s and dot the i’s while Mercury is retrograde. Once Mercury moves forward again, go ahead with the changes. Problems you have with the folks in the communication department will end once Mercury moves direct. Tuesday and Wednesday will be your luckiest days this year. Opportunity flows.