Monthly Horoscopes

May 2018


May Highlights: Uranus the planet of change and rebellion takes center stage this month as he moves from fiery cardinal Aries into earthy fixed Taurus on May 15th for an 8 year transit. Uranus has an 84 year cycle spending several years in each sign with lengthy retrograde cycles each year. Uranus dances back and forth between signs rather than taking his station and staying there. Uranus went direct on January 2nd and will retrograde again on August 7th, moving back into Aries this November 6th. Uranus re-enters Taurus again March 6, 2019 and stays there until July 7, 2025 before beginning his dance with Gemini until November 7, 2025. This transit in Taurus ends April 25, 2026 and brings a rare Uranus return to those born from June 6 to October 9, 1934. Uranus was in Taurus March 27, 1935 to August 7, 1941, the last pass was from October 4, 1941 until May 15, 1942. Much history was created in the world during Uranus in Taurus with working through the Great Depression, the rise of Hitler, the attack on Pearl Harbor and entering into World War 2. Those experiencing their Uranus return over the next 8 years will reflect upon their life’s journey and put their past into perspective as they reflect on their long lives. Uranus in Aries brought rapid changes in our lives unexpectedly that have truly shifted things. Uranus in Taurus brings changes regarding economics hopefully with a slow steady stabilizing effect. We’re still feeling the impact of the powerful Full Moon in Scorpio as the month begins, the energy softens on the 2nd as the Moon moves into Sagittarius. Mercury moves past the shadow point of the recent retrograde phase on the 3rd, this is a good week to get things done. Communication can be confusing on the 6th as Mercury forms a harsh angle to Jupiter as the Sun creates a positive sextile to mystical Neptune. The 7th will be testy as Mercury in Aries squares Pluto and Venus in Gemini squares hazy Neptune. The difficulty continues as the Sun opposes Jupiter on the 8th. Solutions come through as the solid Taurus Sun trines transformative Pluto on the 11th. It’s not easy to control your temper as Mercury squares Mars in Capricorn on the 12th. Mars also enters his upcoming retrograde shadow period that day. Keep your cool as Mercury conjoins Uranus in Aries just before he moves into Taurus on the 13th. We can reformat our reality working with the abundant New Moon energy in Taurus on the 15th followed by Uranus’ ingress into Taurus later that day. The movement of the outer planets often coincides with World events, watch to see what happen that day.   It may be hard to motivate as energetic Mars enters aloof Aquarius and squares Uranus on the 16th. Keep your word or keep quiet as Mercury trines Saturn on the 18th. Venus settles down as she enters nurturing Cancer and sextiles Uranus in her sign on the 19th. We lighten up as we begin the Sun’s yearly transit through mutable Gemini on the 20th. Solid ideas come through as Mercury sextiles Neptune on the 22nd. Keep your wits about you and focus on safety as Mercury opposes Jupiter on the 23rd and the Sun trines Mars. Opportunity knocks as Jupiter trines Neptune in Pisces and Mercury trines Pluto in Capricorn on the 25th. Relationships can be challenging as Venus opposes stern Saturn in Scorpio on the 26th. We feel buoyant and energized with the Full Moon in Sagittarius on the 29th, Mercury enters his home sign Gemini later that day. We can ascend to higher levels dealing with emotions during this lunation with a Grand Water Trine between Sagittarius’ ruling planet, Jupiter in Scorpio, Neptune in his own sign Pisces, and gentle Venus in Cancer.

Aries (March 21-April 19): The focus is on money and security as the Sun transits your solar 2nd house. Uranus moves there with the New Moon in Taurus bringing opportunities to parlay your resources. Be wise with your money and it will multiply. Be careless or inattentive and it can easily fritter away.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mars, your ruling planet enters Aquarius potentially bringing instability regarding finances or career during the transit due to Mars upcoming retrograde from June 26-August 27th. Gain control and you’re less likely to experience loss. Venus in Cancer after 19th puts your attention on home and family. The Sagittarius Full Moon transits your communication and travel/education sectors. Higher vision of what you want to manifest can be in ited now. You are inspired to learn and grow with this lunation.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): This is your month to shine with the Sun! Venus, your ruling planet transits you solar 2nd house of money bringing opportunity to make it or lose it. With 6 planets in Earth signs you strive to succeed and attain your goals. This is a good time to learn something new. A potent New Moon in your sign on the 15th helps you reset your intentions. Helpful people cross your path now. You will surely be changed by the transit of Uranus in your sign over the next 8 years. Mars in Capricorn trines your Sun helping you feel more energetic. When Mars moves into Aquarius you will feel the challenge to motivate yourself particularly about your work and career. The Full Moon in Sagittarius can bring concerns about finances. Work with your prosperity consciousness to generate more of what you need.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Venus in your sign makes you sensitive about relationships. It isn’t easy to understand yourself now. You may be having a hard time expressing your feelings or feeling understood. Ready for changes, you may welcome the transit of Uranus through your solar 12th house as this will help you come to terms with personal habits and qualities you are no longer comfortable with. You’re ready to take action and change the dynamic that you have felt is holding you back. The Taurus New Moon is a great time to read, meditate, get out in nature and formulate what will bring you happiness and contentment. The Sun in your sign gives you incentive to move forward. The Sagittarius Full Moon as Mercury enters your sign brings up a lot of questions about your next moves. You are ready to free yourself from stuck patterns.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): New Moon in Taurus brings a sense of community and a chance for a fresh start. Mars, Saturn and Pluto, in Capricorn, your solar house of relationships and partnership brings practical ideas about how to get along better. The people closest to you can influence your decisons. When Uranus enters Taurus on May 15th, your priorities can change suddenly bringing new friends and releasing ties to the past. Mars in Aquarius puts the focus on being fair and conserving your energy. Venus in your sign after the 19th brings a new sense of direction in your life and what is important to you. The Full Moon in Sagittarius illuminates what you need to do to protect your health. Mercury in Gemini triggers you to create more psychological and physical balance.

Leo (July 23-August 22): The Sun, your ruling planet spends the first three weeks in Taurus, your solar house of career. This is a good time to focus on your business goals and gaining organization with your work or career. You can get past old belief systems that have held you back. The New Moon in Taurus on the 15th with Uranus entering Taurus later that day brings an opportunity to change your life’s path during this transit. You are ready for things to go in new direction and don’t want to feel stuck or without options. Mars in Aquarius can bring differences of opinion with a mate or partner, be willing to compromise rather than insisting on being right. Venus in Cancer after the 19th triggers you to delve deeper into the real meaning of your relationships. The Full Moon in Sagittarius brings new people into your life and connections that will stimulate your creativity.

Virgo (August 23-September 22): A new cycle begins in your life with the New Moon in Taurus leading you towards what you want to manifest. Uranus in Taurus can challenge your belief system and bring new ways of thinking that will allow you to bring in needed changes. You are tired of feel stuck in a sense of inertia and are ready to move ahead, shedding old patterns that have held you back in the past. Mars in Aquarius puts the focus on your health and what you need to do to have more energy and stamina. The Sagittarius Full Moon illuminates what needs to shift in your home and family relationships to create sense of unity and progress. Break out of the old ways of being and focus on moving forward.

Libra (September 23-October 22):  Venus, your ruling planet, is in Gemini your solar 9th house of education and travel. Your desire to learn something new is strong now. The Taurus New Moon ushers Uranus into your solar 8th house of shared resources over the next 7 years. Stand up for your own well-being instead of being overly influenced by your mate or partner to do what they want to do. When Venus moves into Cancer on 19th your focus shifts to career and moving ahead. Compromise will work but you must be assertive to avoid being talked into something you don’t want. Mars, Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn put the emphasis on home and family. When Mars moves into Aquarius you will feel ready to take charge of your health and put yourself first. The Sagittarius Full Moon enlivens communication and magnifies your desire to travel.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21): Relationships and partnerships are your focus during Sun in Taurus. The New Moon creates space to reformulate your connections with others and be able to work together towards common goals. Uranus in Taurus may be hard on relationships but if you are willing to let go of old stubborn patterns, there is a lot that can heal over the next 7 years. Mars in Aquarius after the 15th puts the focus on home and family, get organized and make your home a sanctuary where you feel at ease. Venus in Cancer after the 19th can bring a trip to visit family or reconnect with old friends. The Sagittarius Full Moon will bring in new levels of information that can help you break out of limited options and feel empowered to move forward in new directions.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 20): Personal health and life purpose are the theme for you this month as you let go of old ideas about what it takes to make you happy. Big changes come with the New Moon in Taurus along with the ingress of Uranus into Taurus. You will learn practical ways to call in what you need. Mars in Aquarius can bring changes in your work or career that can usher in a new future. Venus in Gemini puts a new slant on relationships and could cause them to become more serious. When Venus moves into Cancer you are triggered to learn more about managing your money and utilizing your resources. The Full Moon in your sign on the 29th brings up your differences with others and offers solutions to gain more cooperation with those who are important to you.

Capricorn (December 21-January 19): Mars, Saturn and Pluto in your sign make the first half of the month very busy. With Saturn and Pluto retrograde your progress may be slow but it will be steady with a sense of accomplishment.   Some of the pressure may lift as Mars moves into Aquarius mid-month putting the focus on finances. You are ready to downsize your possessions and liquidate assets. You want to feel more on track with your life path and not waste time with people or activities you have outgrown. The Taurus New Moon transits your solar 5th house of children, creativity and romance.   Awakening your creativity and desire for more loving relationships, things can happen fast, expect the unexpected over this 7 year transit. The Sagittarius Full Moon brings new levels of spiritual attunement and a sense of future directions.   

Aquarius (January 20-February 18): Beautifying your home and creating order helps you feel more in control over your life. Slow down for the first half of the month. You have been somewhat frustrated and unclear as to what would really help you break out of it. Having your own sacred space helps to calm your nerves so be sure to get enough alone time to recharge your batteries. The New Moon in Taurus could bring unexpected changes in your home with the arrival of Uranus in Taurus transiting your solar 1st house of self for years to come. This begins a busy period as Mars enters your sign for an extended period. Stay active but be careful as injuries can follow inattention. The Sagittarius Full Moon can bring opportunities to advance or learn something new at work.

Pisces (February 19-March 20): Neptune, your ruling planet, reaches his halfway point in Pisces. Spirituality and developing your intuition have become increasingly important to you during this transit. The New Moon in Taurus is a great time to make decisions about your future. Make a wish list and keep a journal to help you trace your journey during this cycle of creation. The opportunity to travel and learn can present themselves if you’re focused on making it happen. You’ll meet a lot of new people and expand communication during the Uranus in Taurus transits, this can bring you out of your shell and help you feel more social. The Sagittarius Full Moon triggers you to cut down on your obligations outside the home so you can enjoy more time there and with family.