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Wait a few days to see what the sociable Libra full moon on
the 13th brought to the table. Now that Mars is in Cancer, the water sign most
concerned with the care and feeding of the needy, any number of gut-wrenching
incidents might occur. Early Easter morning, vocal Mercury crosses into crusading
Aries, where it'll raise a ruckus until Cinco de Mayo. However, a supportive
trine between the sun and regenerative Pluto during Sunday brunch may be strong
enough to heal a rift in the family. Rest up on Monday, because Tuesday's
action could catch you unawares. The Venus-Uranus merger in Pisces indicates a
routine change of heart and/or a round of kinky sex. The Mercury-Mars square,
more to argue about. Solar Taurus begins Wednesday night, and on Thursday, the
rewarding trine between lucky Venus and even luckier Jupiter this year favors
the water signs.

Aries

Is it possible that the pen really is mightier than the sword? You'll find
out after witty, wordy Mercury enters Aries on Easter Sunday. Take a few days
to see if you can mount a verbal assault as easily, as effectively, as you can
cut through the crap you're being fed. Acid tends to flow when your Mars
ruler is in Cancer, the sign of the stomach. If you have a grievance against a
family member, the landlord or a local chef, don't hesitate to express how
you feel. In practically no time, Mercury and constructive Saturn will work out
a mutually satisfactory solution.

Taurus

It cannot be emphasized enough: This is the week your Venus ruler comes through
for you. Not only is the goddess floating through Pisces, the sign of her exaltation,
which is where she often does the most good, she is also approaching Uranus, the
planet of erotic surprises. As well as brilliant ideas, inventive, interesting
people and no nerds. The pi??ce de r??sistance: a beneficial trine
between Venus and Jupiter, the bearers of good fortune and glad tidings, set for
the 20th, but likely to smile on you a few days earlier or later.

Gemini

While your Mercury ruler travels through Aries, you could have more in common
with the ambitious Ram who is pushing you to go for your latest career objective,
be it a major account or your boss's throat. That a significant reward arrives
much sooner than anyone anticipates may be a result of Saturn in your Leo money
house forming a favorable trine to Mercury on the 20th. Since Saturn, even though
it's in flashy Leo, is basically conservative, the payoff might be an offer
that's been a long time in the making, not that huge raise.

Cancer

Having incisive Mars in your sign cuts two ways. If you need to assert your independence,
the Warrior will justify your reason for taking matters into your own hands. But
swift Martian action can turn inward, so you might wind up hurting yourself. Why
not use this infusion of courage to have dental work, a tummy tuck or a facial
peel? After the red planet moves on to Leo on June 3, it'll be another two
years before Mars comes around to Cancer again. Or you could focus on the loving
vibe Venus is sending to lucky Jupiter in your house of romance.

Leo

Once your sun ruler crosses into Taurus, the sign governing your career zone,
you may become even more achievement-oriented. Ah, the sweet, seductive smell
of success. Although Lions are usually not as tenacious as bulldogs, both fixed
signs have a tendency to gnaw on their cherished bones till the bitter end. Consider
this a veiled warning about the impending challenge due to arrive when the productive
Taurus sun squares restrictive Saturn in your sign on the 24th. No lazy leonine
excuses and no pulling rank.

Virgo

Gear up, hunker down, and prepare for the surprise that's about to be sprung.
Having magnetic Venus in your Pisces house of partners could draw another attractive,
friendly face to your intimate circle. However, when Venus meets unpredictable,
easily upset Uranus, there's no telling what'll happen or which way
the cookie you covet will crumble. Their conjunction is an annual affair, so try
to remember how you handled a similar situation around the same time last year.
Venus goes on to make amends by offering a chance to win more than you'll
lose.

Libra

You might pull a coup of some kind when your appreciative Venus ruler joins innovative
Uranus, not unlike snatching the prize from a co-worker's outstretched hand.
Happily, no bad feelings ensue, simply shock and awe at such a smooth move. The
financial reward arrives a few days later, when Venus supports expansive Jupiter
in your Scorpio house of assets and income. If there's a high-stakes card
game or a visit to the track in the works, go for it. You might not be this lucky
at love or another game of chance for quite some time to come.

Scorpio

Whatever the gig or service you recently performed, no matter how easy or difficult,
be sure to show your appreciation for the compensation you're offered in
return, even if it's unlike any payment you've received before. Why
such complicated advice? Because the support your Pluto co-ruler is getting could
be coming from someone who is more self-serving than most. Subtle and tenuous
relationships are involved, so if you would like to maximize the benefits of this
connection, don't ask questions, don't make waves.

Sagittarius

Trust that the surprise will be a pleasant one and that artistic Venus'
merger with inventive Uranus will introduce something, someone truly amazing to
your household. You don't have to profess undying love, but you should give
yourself some time to see if this item, this person will bring you the good fortune
indicated by Venus' trine to your Jupiter ruler. Meanwhile, sharpen your
verbal skills and refine your literary ambitions; while Mercury is in fiery Aries,
the desire to express yourself can bubble up and overflow.

Capricorn

A friendly game of poker or Greed may turn out to be a bigger bonanza than you
could have anticipated. While generous Jupiter in Scorpio and lucky Venus in Pisces
align, Goats, sitting halfway between those two signs, can reap unexpected benefits.
However, if this choice opportunity appears in a different guise, such as a neighbor's
charity event, go for it as well. Anything to keep you distracted while the stubborn
Taurus sun gets ready to test your resolute Saturn ruler. What worries you the
most: a self-involved parent or a real estate matter?

Aquarius

No matter if you were born around the Chinese New Year or closer to Valentine's
Day, every Aquarian gets to face a challenge of some sort this week. A few are
fairly easy, e.g., figuring out how much of Jupiter's promise of prosperity
is too much of a good thing. Some are more difficult, e.g., how to get your hardheaded
spouse, i.e., Saturn in your Leo marriage house, to do what you want him or her
to do. And, due to the strength of the fertile Taurus sun, problems are about
to surface for some homeowners. Have faith in yourself and all this shall pass.
Eventually.

Pisces

Among the more fortunate of planetary aspects, almost as excellent as the coveted
conjunction, is the trine between benevolent Venus and magnanimous Jupiter that
takes place this week. While Venus passes through Pisces every year, Jupiter's
transit of Scorpio, a supportive water sign, occurs only once every 12 years.
No matter how blessed you think you are, don't let their favors slip past
your grasp. It'll be another two years until an opportunistic sextile from
Jupiter in Capricorn offers the Fish something that's not nearly as good.

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