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Today's Horoscope

Rest up for the coming challenge. Get answers in private. Identify the major barrier. You have the innate power to do this. Take new territory. It's easier than it looks. Be flexible, without capitulation.

  • Love 7
  • Communication8
  • Work 8

Today's Aspects

  • 12:09 AM Moon opposition Pluto Make the long-distance call. Dig and you shall discover. Temporary confusion.
  • 9:55 AM Moon square Uranus Secrets are revealed. Rest. Discover new difficulties. Prepare for all the contingencies you can imagine. Abrupt decisions may work out well. Old beliefs are shaken.
  • 12:16 PM Mercury Trine Pluto Make long-range plans. Friends make an excellent suggestion. Get inspiration from friends, and share your great ideas. Think big. Send a positive message. Send out inquiries.
  • 1:00 PM Moon Trine Saturn Spend more time with loved ones. Concerning personal responsibilities. Discipline and experience make the difference. Make home and family needs. Teach from experience. Work flow increases.

Tomorrow's Horoscope

Conditions look good for travel and romance today and tomorrow. Discuss philosophy, art and what you've recently learned. Adventurous opportunities present themselves. Invite someone intellectually interesting to come along for the ride.

  • Love 6
  • Communication7
  • Work 7

Tomorrow's Aspects

  • 1:49 PM Moon enters Leo Be planning a trip, but don't go quite yet. So you can apply what you have learned. Household matters need attention today and tomorrow.
  • 9:41 PM Sun enters Virgo There will be a test any time in the next four weeks.

Saturday's Horoscope

Assume more responsibility over the next month, and reap a higher level of reward. Aim for perfection. Obsess over details. You are well blessed. There's plenty for all. Discuss the future potential.

  • Love 9
  • Communication9
  • Work 7

Saturday's Aspects

  • 6:41 AM Moon conjunct Jupiter Explore new work space options. A very lucky moment for love. Good news from far away. Go along with everything else. Keep your objective in mind.
  • 7:01 PM Moon conjunct Venus Follow mom's advice and win. Rest on your laurels. A beautiful moment. Relax and enjoy it.
  • 10:20 PM Moon Trine Uranus Friendship prevails. Trust a crazy hunch. Pay back a favor. Clean closets. Intuition provides the best timing. Someone brings home a surprise. Dreams provide insight.
  • 11:40 PM Moon square Mars Don't go, yet. Hold your temper. Don't push your personal beliefs onto others. Don't take action, yet. Finish your preparations. Take time for passionate embrace.

August's Horoscope

This Aquarius Full Moon shines on a new phase in communications, broadcasting and intellectual pursuits. Write, record and get your message out. Open your imagination to new possibilities. Act quickly to get the best deals. The pressure's on to finish up a job. Haste can lead to errors... steady focus works best.

Significant Dates

  • Aug10
  • Aug25

Directions

Mercury is direct

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2014-10-04 04:59:59 -0700

The smallest planet in the Solar System, Mercury's closest to the Sun and completes an orbit every 88 days.

Mercury's retrograde lasts about three weeks, and occurs three times a year. Mercury's the planet that rules over communication, intellect, education, commerce and transportation. Retrograde effects include slowing, blocking, jamming and breakdowns. Listening and reviewing gets more important, as the message can become garbled, lost or delayed.

Mercury's the ruling planet for both Gemini and Virgo, so people born under these signs can be more affected by Mercury Retrograde.

Mars is direct

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2016-04-17 04:59:59 -0700

Mars is the action planet, named for the warrior god in Roman mythology. It takes the fourth planet about 687 Earth days to orbit the Sun.

When Mars goes retrograde, which it does every 2 and a half years (usually for two months), thought takes precedence over overt actions, and pressure can become internalized. Stress can lead to health problems, and impulsiveness can lead to arguments and accidents. Release emotion with exercise. It's a good time to take it slower, review the plans, and re-define goals and methods. Avoid risky business, for love or money. New endeavors can stall or may not go as intended, so it's better to choose a launch date after Mars goes direct.

Mars retrograde affects each person individually according to their natal chart, but in general, Mars rules Aries and Scorpio, so these signs are especially affected.