Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of January 26

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)

Mars, your ruling planet, remains retrograde for the next few months. Expect delays with the folks in your daily work department. Mercury, the messenger, travels to Aquarius on Friday. Share your goals, hopes and wishes. This is a good week to join groups or clubs. Chill out this weekend. Even the strongest folks need to take a little time off. You may influence your friends this week. As the week moves forward, review your goals and priorities. Remember, Mars is retrograde.


TAURUS (April 20-May 19)

Mercury, the messenger, travels to Aquarius on Friday. With the sun and Mercury in Aquarius, your role in life is emphasized. The folks in authority take notice. Sweet Venus, your ruling planet, encourages you to talk about your goals. Go ahead and share your hopes, wishes and ideas. A stimulating conversation could widen your horizons while Mercury visits your space of career. Good for you. This weekend, thanks to Jupiter and Venus, you may decide it is time to expand your schedule and have a little fun.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

When Mercury and Saturn square off on Friday, you may feel a little discouraged. Remember, Mars is retrograde. Expect a few setbacks. Go ahead and reveal a few flaws in your plan. You can come up with new ideas and overcome any obstacle. Ruled by Mercury, you find the right words at the right time. Hook up with brother air sign Aquarius this weekend. Mercury joins the sun and Neptune in Aquarius on Friday. Spend a little time sharing your higher knowledge. You have much to share. Talk about your travels.


CANCER (June 21-July 21

Mars will be retrograde for the next few months. Time to work on your plans. Should you have a hard time obtaining answers, do not give up. Mercury moves to Aquarius on Friday. Mercury in Aquarius enables you to negotiate, and you may be surprised by the outcome. Share your hopes, wishes and goals. Wait until Mars goes direct before you begin a new major project. With the sun and Mercury in the financial section of your chart, you can learn about money management.


LEO (July 22-August 22)

Mercury and Saturn square off on Friday. Leo, this is not my favorite aspect. In fact, you may feel a little frustrated. No need for resistance. Remain optimistic. New ideas flow in a little faster than you can process. Slow down. Mercury travels to Aquarius. Your friends, family and business associates are there for you. Your confidence returns, and you are able to turn any problem into an advantage. You have unique ideas. This is not a good time to begin a new business. Spend time getting your affairs in order. Watch your finances.


VIRGO (August 23- September 21)

With Mars retrograde in your sign until April 13, hang tight. You have lots of energy. You have the desire to act. Chill out. This is not the time to act. Go ahead and find a little balance. Work on your projects. Use this time to fine-tune a few of your ideas. Mercury joins the sun and Neptune in Aquarius. This is a good time to take a few steps back and look at your relationships. Reassess issues with both family and folks in the business world. Neptune, a major planet, changes signs next week.


LIBRA (September 22- October 22)

Go ahead and pull out the scales. You may decide this is the week to make decisions involving your financial affairs. Take a look at your finances. Mercury travels to Aquarius on Friday. Now, this should bring a little fun into your life. Do not share all your secrets this week. Mars remains retrograde. This is no time to begin new projects. Work on your goals. It’s a great time to research a few of your ideas. The sun shines bright in brother air sign Aquarius. Your Aquarius friends are the geniuses of the zodiac. Do not burn the candle at both ends. Spend time alone.


SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)

Keep your words on the tender side this weekend when Mercury squares off with Saturn. Keep your dream list under the pillow. The folks on the home front may not agree with you, no matter what you dig up. Wish your Aquarius friends a happy birthday while the sun visits your home front. Spend a little time by yourself. Step back and look at your relationships. You could decide to resolve issues with friends or colleagues. Do not share all your new ideas. Could be a matter of security.


SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)

Mercury, the messenger, travels to Aquarius on Friday. Your communication department is in the spotlight when Mercury joins the sun and Neptune in Aquarius this week. Do not make promises. Remember, you cannot please everyone no matter how hard you try. Mars is retrograde. This may not be a good week to talk with the people in authority. Work behind the scenes on your creative ideas. Take a little time for fun. Enjoy yourself. A surprise could flow your way.


CAPRICORN (December 21-January 20)

On Friday, Mercury joins the sun and Neptune in Aquarius. With the sun, Mercury and Neptune in your space of earned income and what you value, use caution when you deal with the people in authority. They could challenge you. It is time to get busy. Roll up your sleeves. Change whatever is not working to your advantage. Make room for the new to roll in. I realize you feel a little anxious. Mars retrograde may cause a few delays.


AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)

Happy birthday. Enjoy your birthday month. Do not forget to set your goals for the next year. Get your ducks in a row. Expect things to move a little slowly while Mars is retrograde. Remember, you can reach your goals this year even if it takes a little longer than usual. Mercury travels to your sign on Friday. Take a look at your finances while Mars is retrograde. You may find you want to make a few changes. The opportunity is there to make changes to what you do not like. Come up with new ideas.


PISCES (February 18-March 19)

Mercury moves to Aquarius on Friday. You have a few weeks to finish work on the goals you made last year. You may feel a little anxious as your birthday approaches. With Mars retrograde, things may not move as quickly as you would like. Remain focused. You will reach your goals. Now, whenever you chat with friends this week, it is okay to share a few of your new ideas. Keep your secrets to yourself. You are encouraged by Jupiter to avoid saying too much.


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