Horoscope: Peggy Plots Your Planets for week of Oct. 4-10

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 at [email protected]

Peggy Allison

ARIES (March 20-April 20)

Mars sends you the energy. Saturn has a wink for Mars on Monday, and this should make you more effective in any task. Saturn builds a solid foundation; should you decide to work from home, this is your month. Mars, your ruling planet, takes up residence in this section of your chart. My friend, this month, the red planet puts the focus on home and family life. This is definitely the time to work from the home front. Now you have the time to detail and analyze where you want to go with your daily work.

TAURUS (April 20-May 21)

Opportunities are out there, little bull, but you have to get out of the bullpen. Reach out to new contacts. This may be your week. Mercury goes retrograde next week, so enjoy your long weekend. Venus, representing both love and money, moves to your relationships department. Do not let others undermine your self-confidence. Focus your attention on your own needs. With Mercury ready to go retrograde next week, get ready to look into your heart of hearts. Get the facts this week, and next week you can begin new projects. Be patient, little bull. 

GEMINI (May 21-June 21)

A close friend could get you on a positive track for success this week. Sign contracts and do your negotiating this week. Next week you can work on finishing what you have already started. Now remember, my friend, some of the things you wanted may not be what you want at all. Make your presentation later in the week. You are a clever sort, but sometimes you forget how creative you are. Focus your energy. Saturn is encouraging you to get grounded and down to earth. Get organized both at home and in the business world.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

You have a long weekend to build sandcastles, little crab. Mars remains in your sign the rest of the year. Direct your energy into physical activities. You have the energy to accomplish them. Remain cool or you may have difficulty when you try to express yourself. Work on your education. Use your higher mind to gain higher knowledge. Mars in your sign can make this a promising month. Mercury goes retrograde next week. Sign contracts and begin anything new this week. You will have the time to cross the t’s and dot the i’s while Mercury is retrograde.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 23)

This is a good week to sit down with your partner, banker or financial adviser, little kitty. Yes indeed, my friend, this is a good time to put money away in a savings account or investment plan. At least sit down and make a budget. Mercury goes retrograde next week. Trust your instincts. Your judgment is good. Explore unknown territory. Mars visits Cancer. Work behind the scenes. Get ready to launch new projects when the red planet moves into your sign. Make the adjustment to reach your goals.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 23)

Venus, the planet of love and money, enters your sign on Monday. Venus remains in your sign for a month. Make a list. We know you love to detail and analyze. This is the time to list your goals and relationships, both business and personal. Ask yourself what your goals and desires are. Saturn also is in your sign, my friend. Mars sends energy to get organized. Build sold ground. Push for what you want now. Check your list twice. Okay, this is not the time to throw in the towel. No need to lose before you begin. Mercury retrograde next week brings an opportunity to look back on unfinished business. This should fill your plate.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)

Show your confidence this month. You are the peacemaker of the zodiac, little Libra, and your ruling planet, Venus, goes into Virgo on Monday. Jupiter brings opportunity. Your ideas are changing. You may seek more excitement from your job. Yes indeed, my friend, education could be the key to open more doors. Now do not let anyone dampen your social activities. Show confidence. No need for mistrust. Pay less attention to day-to-day issues. Go for the long shot. The new moon arrives in your sign next week. Mercury retrograde next week allows you to look back and see what you have already accomplished.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 22)

You are ready for social activities, little detective. Get more involved. Are you ready to track down old friends? Mars sends a wink to dear old Saturn. You need to get more organized. Your abilities are razor-sharp. Be the leader on the job as well as at home. Mercury, the messenger, is in your sign. Now you can explore what is hidden. Focus on long-term goals. Don’t get bogged down on one specific event. While Mercury is retrograde, you will have the opportunity to look back over the past three months. Go for new beginnings this week. Do not set unreasonable goals. Create satisfaction for yourself.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

TBig surprises could be on your agenda this week. Yes indeed, the sun and Jupiter, your ruling planet, take center stage. Keep your mind sharp and your eyes wide open lest you overlook something important. Mercury goes retrograde next week. Mars is in Cancer and Saturn in Virgo. Mars provides energy, Saturn structure. Work on your goals and keep your promises. New friendships can lead to an active social life. You are the party-goer. Mercury retrograde may slow things down a bit, but people from your past often appear while Mercury is retrograde. Show your new projects this week.  Your career takes center stage.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 20)

You love to climb the ladder. Yes indeed, little mountain goat, this is one of the best months for you, especially as an achiever. Go ahead, get to the top. The sun in Libra brings a glow to the career department. Folks in authority take notice. Plan your meetings this week and talk the talk. Next week, Mercury goes retrograde, and miscommunication takes over. Mars and Saturn, your ruling planet, hook up this week, and help you take care of business. Yes indeed, little mountain goat, get organized. There are no boundaries to your thoughts. Launch your new projects this week, my friend.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Mars, the planet of action and energy, occupies the daily-work section of your chart. Okay, little genius, if you sit in front of a computer, get out and walk at lunchtime. No excuses if you have an active job. Get on top. Walk the treadmill, use the energy. Don’t add calories. Mercury will go retrograde next week. Express your opinions on Monday. Jupiter activates your higher understanding. Take charge. Mars is authority. Don’t get overconfident and slack off. Launch new projects this week before Mercury goes retrograde. Keep your communication channels open. Lead by example this week.

PISCES (Feb. 18-March 20)

Mars is in sister water sign Cancer, where he takes center stage for the rest of the year. Yes indeed, the red planet winks at your sun, little fish. Single love could be on your agenda. Married Pisces are happier. Venus joins Saturn. Love gets the structure it desires. Make plans for a nice vacation. Enjoy a walk on Monday. Share a few of life’s joys. Mercury becomes retrograde next week, so begin new projects this week, and walk, don’t run, toward your dreams. I know you feel a little restless. Create something new. Talk about your ideas. Make it real. Don’t get sloppy. Keep eyes open.

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