For All Signs: This week the two planets of war turn retrograde. Pluto, god of the Underworld, shifts on April 24. Saturn, god of authorities, corporations, rules and regulations, turns retrograde on April 29, 2019. These planets have been hanging out in the sign of Capricorn and the tension among rulers of our planet has been high, with occasional near miss threats of war. This energy unnerves everyone and sets the world’s concerns toward the negative. The change to retrograde motion in each of these planets suggests that hostile attitudes are likely to back off (retrograde) for several months of re-evaluation. Unfortunately, this could also be representative of going underground with motives.
Aries: Watch your pennies. On the weekend there may be a surprise car expense. Your attitude about yourself is not altogether accurate right now. You may think way too much of your ideas, or alternately, you may see yourself as lower than scum. Neither is accurate and you should probably not make decisions of any importance this week.
Taurus the Bull: (Apr 20—May 20) Drive and handle tools carefully early in the week. Exercise judiciously. You are likely to be edgy and irritable, thus making an accident of some kind more likely. As the week moves onward, you will feel better.
Gemini: This is not a time to be aggressive or attempt to press your way forward. You can only take small steps in the direction of your choice. It is as though there is some invisible element that keeps you spinning your wheels. Go with that which flows easily and take things slowly for a couple of weeks until your path clears.
Cancer: It is probably time to let one of your business situations or associates flow back into the ethers. You may be “ahead of your time” or “behind the times”, but somehow this one is out of sync with today’s trends. If it seems to you that some minor tweaking could salvage the situation, by all means begin now.
Leo: Don’t allow yourself to be tempted into grandiosity. You’ll be inclined to spend more than you have, take ill-conceived risks, lecture others about your belief systems, and present your viewpoint as the final word. It is an attitude that keeps you overly excited and it is difficult to sleep. You have been there before and you know how hard it is to step off that pedestal.
Virgo: Whatever you do to promote healing for yourself and others will be favorable. Now is the time to consider your habit patterns and whether or not they bring you better health, mentally and physically. Don’t allow circumstances to pull you off track.
Libra: You are tempted to abandon a promise or to avoid an obligation that someone lays upon you. Maybe you laid it upon yourself and now wish you had not. You will be dishonoring your spirit if you truly felt the sense of devotion to this promise. But if it was for show, apologize and move on.
Scorpio: This is a powerful time to consider your spiritual purposes. It is all too easy for the maya, the things of the world, to overwhelm every waking minute, leaving no time for the higher goals. If you notice fatigue, disappointment, or depression at this time, stop.
Any of these represent a message to be still and listen for the Voice deep within your soul.
Sagittarius: This is a time in which your exuberance and enthusiasm may carry you farther than you really intended to go. You will certainly have more energy to do whatever you choose, but take care that you don’t promise way more than you can deliver. Your warm and generous heart could get you in trouble.
Capricorn: You may be changing your mind about your next direction. Read the opening path carefully because it clearly applies to you and your plans. This week Saturn turns retrograde for the next several months. This will reduce the pressure or weight of your concerns. The cosmos allows for a pause while you reflect on potential outcomes.
Aquarius: You are knee deep in concerns and complications. In your heart of hearts, you want a sabbatical and rightly so. The Waterbearers frequently take on too many responsibilities for their own good. At this time in your life it is truly a challenge to uncomplicate anything because everything depends on everything else. Take the best break you can. It will be hard to accomplish much at this time.
Pisces: This is a week in which your physical cycle is “off”. Don’t press your body beyond what it wants to do, just because it could do the same thing last week. Pay special attention to your temporary boundaries right now and in a few days things will return to your personal normal.
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