Your horoscope for April 19 to 25, 2012
On Sunday, Mercury and Uranus complete the triple-alignment cycle that began March 12. Encompassed by the recent retrograde cycles of Mars and Mercury, the stars have edged us through a pivotal information-gathering and qualifying time. When Mercury and Uranus conjoin, we are subjected to the sudden and unexpected. Revelations, inspirations, flash moments, or synchronistic events can take us by surprise. Mercury and Uranus in the sign of Aries is a hot-wire combination. Together they ignite, incite, and accelerate. As such, they can provoke social uprising, rebellion, attack, et cetera. Weather extremes are typical too. On the positive side, Mercury/Uranus stimulates new discoveries, brainstorms, trends, solutions, and fresh opportunity. Together, they are ingenious, inventive, and bridging.
Also on Sunday, Venus in Gemini will occupy the exact same degree of its upcoming rare alignment with the sun on June 5. This can be a key put-it-into-play day. Stay alert for synchronicity; watch what the universe delivers. Whether your experience is one of subtlety or hits you in the face, in the larger picture it stages yet another writing-of-destiny moment.
The sun enters Taurus at 9:12 a.m. on Thursday, and the Taurus new moon occurs on Saturday just after midnight. Setting up a grand trine in the manifesting element of Earth through the month’s end, we’ll now move on to a more productive, anchoring, accomplishing, and solidifying few weeks.
March 19 - April 19
What a difference those new spark plugs make! You’ll be blazing a new trail over this next week, and isn’t it about time. Mercury in Aries aligned with Uranus keeps that good buzz going strong. This combo sharpens your ingenuity and straight-shooting aim. There’s fresh and unexpected stimulus in the package too. Saturday’s generating new moon begins a lucrative implementation and corrective gaining-ground chapter.
April 19 - May 20
You’ve had much more brewing behind the scenes than is readily evident to onlookers. It’s likely that you haven’t been aware of the full breadth of it all, either. That’s about to change. Thursday’s provoking Aries moon, Saturday’s new moon in Taurus, and Sunday’s Mercury-Uranus alignment will be illuminating, perhaps strikingly so. Hit the ground running, and you’ll get yourself somewhere fast.
May 20 - June 20
A new avenue, goal, or relationship can shape up incredibly quickly as Mercury in Aries aligns with Uranus. Supported by the new moon in Taurus and other fruitful planetary influences, you’ll find you have put your hands on something quite substantial. Attraction planet Venus in Gemini is an exceptionally potent magnetizer for you now.
June 20 - July 22
A lot can happen over a short span of time. Thursday through Sunday, the cement dries especially fast. Mercury in Aries aligned with Uranus can catapult you onto a sudden new career or personal trajectory. No matter how unexpected life is, the universe has deliberately set your compass to hit this particular stretch of road. Seize today’s best options; don’t waste your hot iron.
July 22 - August 22
Synchronicity has a surprising way of pulling it all together for you. The next few eventful days could flick an opportunity switch. Yes, impetuousness can see you sign up for the faster spin class, but it isn’t so much of a risk or a gamble while Mercury/Uranus bet on such fertile condition stars. Your social sparkle is on a roll too.
August 22 - September 22
Over the next few days, you’ll find plenty of reason to get up and go. Through Saturday, Mercury/Uranus provides rocket fuel. In fact, you aren’t likely to think twice, nor will there be time to second-guess. Hot wheels are already in motion. The divinely timed Taurus new moon aligned with Mars in Virgo increases a sense of rightness and righteousness.
September 22 - October 22
If it or they haven’t created an impact or surprised you yet, give it another five minutes. Continue to stay on the alert, especially on Thursday and Friday. What wasn’t there for you one minute is going to be there next. Let spontaneity plan your time and guide your choices. Saturday’s new moon can enhance both financial opportunity and sensual delight.
October 22 - November 21
This hard-wired weekend will keep you on an especially busy plow-through. This is not a back-down moment. It’s a time to aim for accomplishment and results. Whether need or desire is your driving force matters not; either way, you’ll attack things with a vengeance. Mercury/Uranus can be a reactionary and inflaming influence, so don’t take unnecessary risks with your health or safety.
November 21 - December 21
No doubt Mars in Virgo has been challenging, but you’ll now gain a stellar reprieve. In fact, you may wonder if the stars have accidentally delivered to the wrong address. Over the next few days, Mercury in Aries synchronized with Uranus can bring exceptional opportunity. You should find that your career, finances, health, luck, and social and romantic prospects hit a much better stride.
December 21 - January 20
Mercury in Aries striking it hot with Uranus through the weekend makes the writing so clear you’d be a fool not to jump on its advice. No matter what’s tossed into the mix, that no-backing-down feisty edge sees you rise to the challenge. The new moon launches a time-is-ripe, create-it cycle. Tackle it and prosper.
January 20 - February 18
A fresh perspective or new idea can suddenly dawn, and once it does you’ll make excellent time. You may have only just been introduced, but you are likely to feel a striking sense of familiarity and rightness from the get-go. Watch for a plan, an investment, a negotiation, or a new alliance to come together quickly and well.
February 18 - March 19
Through the weekend, your taste buds stay game for something or someone outside of the usual. A new financial or romantic prospect could capture your attention. You’ll know instantly if it’s worthwhile or not. Judging from the lucrative stars, the answer is likely yes, there’s substance to it. A particularly creative and resourceful self-discovery cycle begins now.
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