Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of July 18

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 email.


ARIES (March 20-April 18)

Mercury, the messenger of the gods, moves forward on Saturday. You will have the green light to launch new projects this week. Should you feel a little anxious, it’s the full moon in Aquarius on Monday. The sun travels to Leo before the full moon. Get ready to experience a little fun, love and luck while the sun visits sunny Leo. Sweet Venus moves to Virgo on Monday. Get ready to advance in your daily work.


TAURUS (April 19-May 19)

Mercury comes out of retrograde on Saturday and gives you the go-ahead to move forward. It is time to bring in the new. You will experience fewer delays and less miscommunication. On Monday, get ready for change. The sun moves to Leo. Aquarius gets a full moon. Your home front will be in the spotlight when the sun takes up residence in Leo. Family members may be a little fidgety for the next few days. Venus brings fun, love and luck.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

Mercury, your ruling planet and ruler of communication, moves forward on Saturday. Are you ready to move forward? Opportunity is about to knock. A full moon will occur on Monday in Aquarius, your brother air sign. This could explain why you are feeling anxious. The sun arrives in Leo on Monday. This will allow communication with siblings and friends for the next month. You may decide to take a few short trips. Venus enters Virgo on Monday. She may add money to the home front. Could mean a little bonus.


CANCER (June 21-July 21)

Smile as you wrap up a month of celebrations. You later-born Cancers were born on the cusp. Whenever your birthday is close to a neighboring sign, it is a good idea to read that sign as well as your own. You should follow both Cancer and Leo. You probably have characteristics of both signs. If you are experiencing anxiety, blame it on the full moon Monday in Aquarius. This could be a lucky full moon for you. The sun travels to your earned income department on Monday. You may get a sudden opportunity.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 21)

While Mars, the planet of action and energy, drops in on Cancer on Saturday, you have a chance to work behind the scenes. Do not share all your secrets. Be patient. You have an opportunity to refine your skills. Your self-confidence reaches another level. Keep an eye on your spending. Mercury, the messenger, is retrograde. On Wednesday, gather the family and discuss finances. You may get a bonus while Venus visits your sign.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 21)

The sun moves to your sign on Monday. Mercury, the messenger, moves direct on Saturday. You have the green light to launch new projects. Full moon in Aquarius on Monday. This could be a lucky full moon for you. This week could bring many changes as Mercury moves direct on Saturday and Venus visits Virgo on Monday. This could bring a bonus to your house of earned income.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)

Changes are on the way. Mercury, the messenger, moves out of retrograde on Saturday. Get ready to introduce new projects this week. Your social life picks up when the sun enters Leo on Monday, the same day as a full moon in Aquarius that has you feeling antsy. People are there to help you. Venus, your ruling planet and the planet of love and money, travels to Virgo. Work behind the scenes. Detail and analyze a few of your dreams. Make a plan to reach your goals.


SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 20)

Your career enters the spotlight this week. Chill out if you are anxious. You water signs may be in a steamy situation with the full moon in Aquarius on Monday. Mercury moves direct on Sunday. You will find things beginning to move forward. Get ready to initiate new projects. On Monday, the energy changes with the full moon and the beginning of Leo’s birthday month. With sunny Leo in your career department, check in with the folks in authority. Venus puts a glow on your house of relationships.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 20)

Mercury moves forward on Saturday and gets new projects moving. The sun starts a visit to your brother fire sign, Leo, on Monday. This should put a smile on your face. Two retrograde planets change signs this week, and Aquarius will be host to a full moon. This could be a lucky full moon for your relationships. Venus, the planet of love and money, takes up residence in your career department.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 19)

Your mountaintop may be in the spotlight this week. Full moon in Aquarius should light things up on Monday. You will encounter fewer delays and less miscommunication. The sun lands in Leo on Monday, and a full moon occurs the same day in Aquarius. Chat with the folks in the financial world. Discuss business issues with your Leo friends. Venus starts a visit to Virgo, your sister earth sign, on Monday.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 19-Feb. 17)

Mercury, the messenger, moves direct on Saturday. This gives you a chance to kick off your new projects. Get ready for the energy to change. Ready, set, go. Your sign gets the full moon as the sun heads for Leo on Monday. The full moon could set off excitement this week. Join up with the Leos, the party sign of the zodiac, as they celebrate their birthday month. Venus parks in Virgo. Now you can detail and analyze a few of the facts you gather while you chat with the people in the financial world.


PISCES (Feb. 18-March 19)

You have an opportunity to leave your pond. Do not be surprised if you have fewer delays. Mercury, the messenger, moves forward again. Time to launch new ideas. Communication improves. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—are feeling increased anxiety because of the full moon in Aquarius on Monday. On Monday, the sun arrives in Leo and Venus travels to Virgo. Your relationship department will be in the spotlight during Venus’ visit. New people could enter your life during this time.


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