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May 20 – 26, 2015


For All Signs: The ongoing tension between Uranus (for the people) and Pluto (for the Plutocrats) is punctuated this week by transiting Venus, who is creating a triangle among the three. Venus is the goddess that rules money and cooperative agreements. Her presence in this group is likely to bring drama triangles to both individuals and the world at large. In a drama triangle there is a victim, a perpetrator, and a rescuer. Sometimes they alternate roles. For example, the rescuer in one scenario may be turned on by both the victim and the perpetrator, and his/her role evolves to that of the victim. Many families unconsciously fall into the drama triangle pattern. On the globe, previous agreements may be broken and/or negotiations may break down.

Aries: This week could be hard on your business and personal relationships. Everyone wants a piece of you and the challenges may cause you to want to vaporize. New initiatives that you have wanted to put in place will probably encounter one or more bureaucratic rules. Given Mercury is retrograde, it is probably better to start again at a later time.

Taurus: Make note of the lead paragraph because Venus is your avatar planet. She can create trouble if you give attention to gossip. If you speak, tell the truth or say nothing at all. Give close attention to your driving. You are subject to accident but can avoid it by staying alert.

Gemini: You may think better of previous initiatives. Therefore you may be backtracking to correct what you now see as errors in judgment or speech. Irritability and a tendency to short temper may be your companions this week. Beware the temptation to obsess over minor issues.

Cancer: It probably will seem as though people and politics just won’t allow you to remain curled in your cozy shell this week. Intensity is the theme of the week. If you are not conscious, you could be pulled into schemes of manipulation or compulsive behaviors. Avoid the “drama triangle” (see lead paragraph) by refusing to play.

Leo: This is a week of scrutiny. It is possible that you are being tested now. You will get what you deserve. If you have prepared well, you will win the prize or the honor. You may have begun a challenging project during the fall which is now ready for unveiling and evaluation.

Virgo: Ignore the water cooler talk. People just want to gossip this week. In general they are agitated and want you to join the bandwagon. This wastes a lot of energy. If you stick to business you will accomplish quite a lot. Organizing your home or work space will be fruitful now.

Libra: The people you attract around you may be pushing your buttons from old history. Make every effort to recognize the level of your intensity. If it is high, probably the original problem is in the past rather than the present. Holding onto that perception may help you keep your balance.

Scorpio: Beware of gossip. Do not participate in any way. There is a lie at the bottom of whatever gossip comes across your path. Don’t make rash moves or decisions over the next two weeks. You need time to think things through. It’s a challenge for you to “see” yourself into the future with accuracy at this time. Seek out information in order to make good choices next month.

Sagittarius: This is not one of your best weeks. Circumstances and situations seem to be holding you in place with no options to move forward or advance your cause. It will be easier on your psyche if you accept this position for the present. Fire signs dislike being in a holding pattern, but here you are until June.

Capricorn: This is not the time to seek favors or special requests from the Powers That Be. And you are not likely to be long on lenience if someone requests help or a donation from you. Your attitude is practical and straightforward. He or she who asks had best truly deserve the gain or the privilege.

Aquarius: Last fall you began a new project in relation to your work in the world. You knew it would take some time to develop, but you felt it was worth the effort. During this period you will have feedback from the world on the value of that idea. Ignore self-criticism, which is almost always unfair to you.

Pisces: 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. Spiritual pursuits are given a "go" signal.

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