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MONTHLY HOROSCOPE COLUMN
- April 1999 -
lways a good sign when Mercury turns direct (on April 2).
It signals a time to move forward in matters of communication,
travel and business dealings. Saturn in Taurus evokes concern
over personal security and financial position. Heavy material
and financial considerations prevail, so evaluate what is really
important for sustenance. Saturn, the cosmic cop of the zodiac,
squares off with Neptune, the planet more attuned to listening
to the voice of the subconscious. Define your dreams and be willing
to work hard to realize them. It's a delicate balancing act between
trusting intuition or the unadorned facts as they appear. New
moon in pioneering Aries on the 15 focuses on action, independence,
taking the initiative and a positive fighting warrior spirit.
Full Moon in magnetic Scorpio on the 30 sheds light on the subject
of personal power.
your best foot forward with the sun in your first house. With
many planets in your fearless sign, the pace of change is rapid.
Your personal energy and assertiveness runs high. Personal appearance,
sensual pleasures, finances and intellectual interests are all
important now. Aries adrenaline flows during the New moon in
your sign on the 15. The Ram is frisky indeed when Spring Fever
hits. Your personal magnetism, confidence and flair are receiving
notice. It's an outstanding time to give presentations or interviews,
and to meet new people.
dream life is calling you now- inner reflections, spirituality,
volunteer and charity activities. Spiritual issues dominate the
early part of the month. It's a meaningful time to review your
past year, take stock and formulate new goals for the coming
year. Be prepared to accept your flaws, as well as your strengths
with complete honesty. Finances are good all month with delayed
payments and deals starting to move forward again. A sudden windfall
or opportunity may crop up. Full Moon in your seventh house suggests
you may be ready to define a new set of promises with your partner.
ruler Mercury, retrograding last month, gave opportunity to rethink
personal goals. Mercury moving forward into your house of profession
shows great career confidence and progress. Powerful benefits
accrue through professional or social organizations. You feel
idealistic, wanting to help others while pursuing your own unique
vision of life. Venus moving into versatile Gemini on the twelfth
brings liveliness and verve to your appearance. However, Gemini's
love of variety can make them appear rather fickle. Needing intellectual
rapport to fall in love, a meeting of the minds is a distinct
possibility. With charm and wit overflowing, others may find
you downright irresistible.
advancements continue. Outward achievements accelerate. Trust
your own judgement as career, friendships and group activities
predominate. Parents and those in authority are supportive and
provide many opportunities for success. Romantic opportunities
may evolve through the pursuit of financial goals. Venus brings
you happiness through involvement in humanitarian concerns. You'll
feel safe within an inner circle, but enjoy expanding the bounds.
Partners may be spending more quality time with a romantic interest,
or sharing a secret romance with the world. Artistic endeavors
teachers may come into your life at this time. You feel a greater
connection and appreciation of foreign cultures and religions.
Travel, publishing and education are all highlighted. With Jupiter
(the planet of expansion) in your ninth house, you are envisioning
new horizons for yourself as well as fresh plans for the future.
You may feel inspired to make self-improvement efforts. Family
matters may need extra care during the Full Moon on April 30,
when control issues can erupt in full force. You might find yourself
torn between love and your career, as affections seem to change
at the drop of a hat.
are in major Spring-Cleaning mode, making positive adjustments
that can help you feel more alive and in control of your health.
Make a commitment to ward off stress and anxiety. With Uranus
and Neptune in your sixth house, the latest fad diet may catch
your attention-- make sure it's nutritionally sound before following
it. Finances may need extra attention, so this is a good period
to organize files. Clear out the cobwebs. Examine budgets. Joint
property and resources may increase in value with the New Moon
in your house of investments. Several opportunities to improve
long-range financial security present themselves.
New Moon in your house of partnerships favors new beginnings,
amorous wedding plans, or starting brand new partnerships. April
offers a chance to learn more about your relationships. With
Jupiter in your seventh house, confusion can appear from too
many romantic prospects. The New moon on the 15 clarifies the
whole social and romantic picture. Mercury moves forward this
month, unblocking travel plans, and opening up educational prospects.
Be careful of excess spending, as a retrograde Mars visits your
second house. You may feel more impulsive than usual, and have
an insatiable desire to buy things you don't need.
interests and health matters are the focus. Work is a positive
place to channel your abundant energies and further your ambitions.
After the 20, you may experience difficulties in negotiation,
and have trouble getting along with business or marital partners.
Frustration can lead to angry disputes especially on the 19,
when Mars opposes Saturn. Full Moon in your determined sign on
the 30, suggests you may be able to salvage an important connection.
Innovative business moves are favored and improved efficiency
at work reigns. The more practical and efficient you become,
the more invaluable you make yourself to clientele.
Sagittarius-more fun is the order of the day. Fifth house of
creative pursuits, romance, dating and hobbies are all activated.
Wonderful parties and fulfilling entertainment all serve to keep
your spirits high. Broaden outlook through travel or taking a
class. With Venus in your seventh house, romance and partnerships
will be happily accented. A bit of pampering can be a source
of vitality. Share your hopes and dreams with your partner during
the New Moon on the 15. Listen to your dreams, as they can be
quite illuminating and prophetic.
matters and property concerns are a major focus. This is the
time to plan home repairs, house hunt, or make major family decisions.
New Moon in your fourth house definitely favors buying and selling
of properties. Expect to find a satisfying conclusion to a household
dilemma that started last year. After the 20, you'll be inclined
to spend more time with children, to enjoy recreational interests,
to date and have more amusement. Guard against quarrels with
friends and lovers when Mars opposes Saturn on the 19. Strive
for tolerance and patience. With Venus in your sixth house of
work after the 12, construct solid plans for accomplishing your
goals, aligned with those who share your ideals.
pace quickens as mental interests, communications and business
transactions take center stage. Your mind is sharp and exceptionally
clear. Students, writers and communicators of all kinds have
a banner month. If you have an opportunity to travel, teach or
study --go for it! Take time to connect with siblings and neighbors,
and clarify any misunderstandings during the New Moon on the
15. There's still great concern in balancing personal freedom
with family duties and responsibilities. The same holds true
for your love life, as your needs and those of your partner have
to be equally weighed. Job seekers have better luck making successful
economic outlook greatly improves, as your second house of finances
is put to use. Earnings are increased, investments are worth
more, and speculations are favorable. Your many financial plans
and projects get clarified by the New Moon on the 15. With Mercury
going forward, relations with your loved ones (or beloved) are
back on track. An added bonus is a green light for shopping,
signing papers and financial agreement. The Full Moon on the
30 gives you extra energy and insight to achieve academic and
religious goals - even philosophical illumination. A vacation
retreat is a deserving idea as both students and teachers are
working harder. With exuberant well being, you may spend even
more on health projects.
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