By Hillel Aron
By Joseph Tsidulko
By Patrick Range McDonald
By David Futch
By Hillel Aron
By Dennis Romero
By Jill Stewart
By Dennis Romero
The main event this weekend is the Mars-Uranus collision/conjunction in Pisces.
Be prepared to be shocked, stunned or somewhat surprised, depending on how dramatically
your life is disrupted. Reward yourself and everybody you can think of while
Venus and Jupiter, the fortunate ones, form a favorable air trine on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, after contacting Uranus, Venus may cause an abrupt change of heart.
To add to the confusion, on Thursday Neptune goes retrograde for the next five
A shock of recognition can rock your world when your Mars ruler bumps into
electric Uranus this weekend. Take time to recover; don't go rushing off. Even
a headstrong Ram occasionally needs to look at life with a fresh perspective
before responding to a much-needed wake-up call. That disturbing encounter could
also prepare you for the change of heart due when affectionate Venus sends mixed
signals next weekend. While Mars is in supersensitive Pisces, other people's
feelings tend to come across too easily for your comfort.
Love and luck, the dynamic duo, are scheduled to make a long-awaited appearance
while prosperous, protective Jupiter favors your Venus ruler around the 17th.
Do your part to ensure that the appropriate reward is delivered to the right
party; buy the damn lottery ticket already. Speaking of parties, this is also
one of the best times of the year to celebrate anything that makes you happy.
But factor in a surprise on the 18th that could prove either disruptive or delightful.
There's no denying that having magnetic Venus in your sign is a decided advantage.
While the goddess makes you more attractive and fun to be with, do not blow
any chance to capitalize on your pleasing appearance, charming manners and excellent
taste. Come June 3, when Venus moves on to Cancer, this too shall pass. Expect
a surprise while Venus fools around with erratic Uranus midweek, but try to
stay grounded and grateful for what you have. Once Gemini begins, you can count
on the warmth of the sun to boost your creative impulse and lust for the good
Sometimes a shy Moon Child needs a jump-start, a shock to the system, to propel
you forward, not sideways. If this sounds like a reasonable solution to your
present dilemma, you'll make the most of what happens when Mars and Uranus connect
in Pisces, a water sign compatible with your own. Although noisy and unexpected,
friendly fire need not be destructive. Mars can also turn up the heat when it
provokes a romantic response from a casual acquaintance who just wanted to be
"friends." Another full-moon resolution.
Payment in full? The lucky Lion might be licking its chops, somewhat satisfied,
but not totally thrilled about receiving a substantial reward for something
you accomplished without breaking a sweat. While easygoing Venus in your career
house is favored by expansive Jupiter in your financial sector, these two planets,
the "benefics," might slip all sorts of goodies into your bag. Whether
they're truly pretty or simply pleasing, potentially or presently profitable,
the swag can keep you smiling until Labor Day weekend.
Get ready to get busy. After coasting along on the smooth, sensuous Taurus
vibe, it's time to put the pedal to the metal and decide how you're going to
use speedy and expressive Gemini energy to advance your career. Concentrate
on ways of breaking into virgin territory, landing another outlet for your product.
The tension generated between two mutable signs can be a little nerve-racking,
but because your Mercury ruler cruises through safe and relatively sane Taurus
until Memorial Day weekend, you won't get totally frazzled.
Libra can be lucky at love, at cards, or just plain lucky. Especially while
your magnetic Venus ruler perfects a rewarding trine with generous Jupiter in
your sign. Enjoy whatever boon comes your way, since you're likely to have a
sudden change of heart sooner rather than later. A romantic relationship could
also be subject to ups and downs around the full moon. That's when assertive
Mars demands more of Venus than she and you may be willing to give. The friction
generated could be red-hot, but it can be irritating as well. Decision time.
A couple of times a year, Scorpio may get an urge to make yet another pass
at a Libra or a Taurus, even one who's part of your past. When your Mars co-ruler
and Venus, their ruling planet, form a recognizable pattern, you can't help
but be attracted. How do I lust after you? Let me count the ways. Start the
seduction by fulfilling a desire to do something wild and crazy this weekend;
then follow up with an out-and-out chase scene next weekend, preferably one
that takes place close to the water.
Is it love or is it Memorex? Affectionate Venus in your double-duty Gemini
marriage house may make it difficult to differentiate between your current feelings
for someone and your fascination with the thought of reviving an old romance.
All things seem possible this week while Venus smiles on your optimistic Jupiter
ruler. That the goddess can change her mind without warning and do a complete
about-face is testimony to the power of unpredictable Uranus busily creating
a disturbance at home. The next two weeks are tantalizing, albeit tricky, times.