Updated: December 22, 2013 10:44PM
All Signs: Sometimes Jupiter and Saturn are at odds with each other; and sometimes they’re working in tandem. (“Working in tandem” makes me think of a team of oxen, yet I’ve never seen a team of oxen. Plus to me, team means Go Canucks! But I digress.) This week Jupiter and Saturn are beautifully aligned, which introduces an element of stability for everyone in their lives. Stability is wonderful, especially if at the same time, you can reach out and maximize whatever you are doing. (Yeah, I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous.)
Aries (March 21-April 19)
One of the most important opportunities for you now is a chance to enrich your home life. This could be in financial terms, which means you can move to a better home, or add to or expand your home, or buy something for your home so that you feel richer. This is one possibility. You might also pay down your mortgage or do something that makes you feel financially secure in your home. By the same token, this can apply to family relationships. Something might happen that emotionally deepens the relations between you and family members. Opportunities to use the wealth and resources of others are optimal this week. Look for ways to expand your world through travel and adventure.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Partnerships and relationships have been challenging. No question. Those that have outlived their usefulness will end. This week in particular, some kind of understanding will come to a head. It could be about a relationship or it could be about a necessary readjustment so that a relationship will endure. There is something hopeful, especially in the future, in these discussions and, at the same time, something permanent and long-lasting is implied. No doubt conversations about shared property, taxes, debt and anything you own jointly with others will be significant. Amid all this, you are keen to work! Busy you.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Contradictory influences exist right now for your sign. (This is often a theme for Gemini, I think.) One part of you wants to play, flirt, slip away on vacation, explore the arts and enjoy parties and fun times, especially related to the hospitality industry and the entertainment world. You might also be involved with playful times with children. Trust me, this is a strong influence that will last for almost a year! However, another part of you wants to work hard because you’re keen to earn money and boost your income. But you can’t do both, can you? (Even though there are two of you.) This juggling will take a bit of self-discipline.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
You want to pull your act together and get organized. Good fortune is yours because lucky Jupiter is in your sign until next summer. (Make the most of this because it won’t happen again for 12 years.) As mentioned last week, Mars will stir up lots of activity on the home front creating exploding energy and chaos because of renovations, moves and visiting guests for most of the next year. (Gulp.) This could also create conflict at home. But right now, you can maximize your chances to express your creativity or use your talents. This is also an excellent time to figure out what you want to do when you grow up. A lovely stabilizing influence connected with children, your social life and your creative expression in the arts exists now. Make it work for you.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
This is a playful time for you because you want to socialize with friends, slip away on a vacation and enjoy romantic love affairs. A work-related romance might begin for some. Basically, you want to have fun! Plus you feel creative, which is why many of you will dream up ideas related to the hospitality industry or the entertainment world. Hey — this is great! But where you can really make strides will be doing something to solidify your home base. You can strengthen where you live or your family structure. Something here will make you feel richer and more secure. It’s as if you figured out how to bring it all together. (This will also help you sleep better at night.)
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Home, family and domestic matters continue to be a strong priority. You’re working hard to earn money and also spending it! Plus social diversions, romance, the arts and playful times with children are also appealing. This is all good stuff. But where you can really make a shift — and you will notice it this week — is your relations with others in groups. This could be small clubs, classes, organizations or professional associations. Now you will start to feel confident in your dealings with these groups. You feel you belong. You feel you have a future with these people. In fact, your popularity might generate a lifelong friend. This is reassuring.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Your busy pace continues with short trips, increased reading and writing, errands plus conversations with everyone. You’re on the go. You’re also puttering around home and redecorating (something you love to do). Fortunately, you have the energy to follow through on these busy plans. Incidentally, this energy will last for months, which probably means many of you are exercising more than usual. But what is significant right now is that you are starting to feel financially secure. In fact, not only do you feel more solid in terms of your cash flow, you feel more hopeful about what your career will generate in the future. Looking swell!
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Money, earnings, cash flow and possessions continue to be a top priority for you. Take note that you can boost your earnings through all kinds of communications: writing, editing, acting, teaching, sales, marketing or giving talks. Your words are golden! However, the most significant thing taking place in your chart is that a new pathway, which opened up for you in the last year, now shows marvelous signs of expansion in the future. This could lead to future travel, publishing or advances in the media, medicine and the law. Quite likely, your success will be more than you ever hoped for. Some will dabble in secret love affairs. All of you must be aware of secret enemies as well. Hmmm. (I hate that part.)
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
The Sun and Mercury are still in your sign boosting your energy, bringing opportunities to you. Fair Venus brings chances to make money through the arts or dealing in beautiful objects. Venus also encourages you to buy beautiful things for yourself and others. Involvement in classes and groups will be competitive and active, and this will continue for months. But where you can really solidify things has to do with loans, mortgages, shared property, debt, taxes and anything you own jointly with others. Here is where you are on solid ground. You can get wealth from others. Ask for a mortgage or loan because you can quietly secure things for yourself. The resources of others will help you!
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
This is a great time to shop for wardrobe goodies because you like what you see in the mirror. You feel confident about who you are. Meanwhile, something will trigger enormous ambition in you, more ambition (for the next year) than you have felt for decades. Do some quiet planning so that you can strategize your new year. After all, you might as well focus all this ambition with some direction to get the most bang for your buck. Your greatest opportunity right now is your ability to stabilize relationships. Some of you will sign on the dotted line with professional partnerships or discussions of marriage. Others will expand their involvement in the world because of a relationship with a group.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Your popularity continues! In particular, many of you are talking to younger people right now — yada yada yada. This is an ideal time to formulate goals and pursue them. For months to come, you will look for ways to travel because you want adventure and a chance to expand your experience of the world. Travel to foreign countries, exotic places, and grab any chance to learn something new. Many of you will go back to school. Others will forge ahead in publishing, the media, higher education, medicine and the law. But in the bigger picture, this week you feel more solid than ever about your life direction, especially related to your job. Job improvements make you feel like you are on the right track. Finally!
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
The Sun is still at the top of your chart casting a flattering light on you, which is why you look great to bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs. Accept increased responsibilities, if anyone asks you, because you will shine (and you won’t have to do anything special). Schmooze with others because Venus paves the way for warm friendships. (A friend could become a lover.) Disputes about shared property are likely and might continue for months ahead. (Groan.) Meanwhile, your gonads are in overdrive and intimate relationships are sexy. Where you can really pull things together now relates to preparing yourself for a career peak in the next few years. Move forward with travel and plans for further education and training. Just do it.