Your horoscope for July 5 to 11, 2012
Due to its retrograde cycle, which occurred earlier in the year, Mars has spent not the usual six to seven weeks but eight long months travelling through Virgo. During this time, Mars has been working to expose what isn’t serving well enough, to pinpoint what is in need of improvement, repair, and healing.
As of its advance into Libra on July 3, Mars aims to reconcile with the critical assessment phase it has just left. Through August 23, it will look to create more cooperation, harmony, justice, and same-page accord, to strike a better balance between give and take. Mars—now facilitated by Venus, Jupiter, and Ceres in Gemini—improves the idea exchange and communication flow. Certainly better alliance is critical for the EU and the United Nations peacekeepers.
Thursday’s Aquarius moon makes for an optimal time to connect the dots. Saturday and Sunday can bring a poignant healing, truce, or moving on. At the start of the new week, the Aries moon brings an added spark or impetus. Watch for something fresh, new, or unexpected to throw the switch. Stay goal- or results-driven on Tuesday.
Mercury in Leo maintains a creative, playful, and optimizing dialogue with Uranus through the end of the week. If you want to seize the best the stars have to offer, do it now. Next weekend, it could be anything goes as both Uranus and Mercury hit the reverse switch.
March 19 - April 19
After eight months of coping with one brushfire after another, Mars is finally onto a fresh-page initiative. Through August 23, Mars in Libra increases your desire to get a better dialogue going, and to strike a better balance between personal wants and needs. Key relationship and financial matters will now move along faster. Sunday through Tuesday, the big push is on.
April 19 - May 20
There’s a lot more than usual riding on the moment. Friday through Sunday, watch for hidden advantage or synchronicity to switch you onto a fresh track. Go with the flow; it can close the gap quite nicely. Even though there may be a tradeoff or sacrifice to make, budding potentials show great promise. The start of the week gets it going faster.
May 20 - June 20
Are we having fun yet? With such a strong concentration of planetary influences in Gemini, you are likely to feel as if you’ve just had a battery recharge. It’s a wonderful time to hit the vacation road or enjoy the local action. As of Sunday, Ceres and Jupiter set you on a fresh upswing. Summer adventure and new love can exceed expectations.
June 20 - July 22
You only have a short window of opportunity, so maximize it as best you can. Stick to what’s most pressing and can be done in short order. Don’t push what isn’t coming naturally. By the end of next week, it’ll all switch up. The unexpected may overtake as new priority or preference. Watch for a taste of it as early as next week’s start.
July 22 - August 22
“Can do,” “Why not?” and “Why not me?”—one or all are written all over your face. Someone or something new seems to have lit a spark within you. Prospects are more tantalizing now. Keep it fun, enjoy the adventure. Mercury in Leo trine Uranus continues to stoke the going-for-gold excitement. July 4 and 25 and August 18, synchronicity and creativity are at a peak.
August 22 - September 22
Thursday, Friday, and Monday, give it your best shot. Try a new approach, interview for a new job, or get it in writing. It’s also a good time to have a friendly conversation with the boss, the bank, or another who can help you get a leg up. At the start of next week, watch for something unexpected and opportune.
September 22 - October 22
For the past eight months, you’ve been working through a cycle of taste it, feel it, almost but not quite right, or not quite there yet. Now that Mars has finally advanced into Libra, you’ve reached the right time-and-place launch pad. Thursday, it’s all easy-come. Monday and Tuesday, it’s all fired up. Now through mid month, things move fast.
October 22 - November 21
You’ve had a lot thrown at you and a lot of people pulling on you over the past eight months. While Mars tours Libra, you’ll get to choose it a little more and work at it a little less. Life still comes at you, but you are getting even better at making the most of it. Saturday through Monday, you’re on a roll.
November 21 - December 21
You can ditch the Rolling Stones for the moment: satisfaction is much easier to come by now that Mars has advanced into Libra. Although Friday night through Sunday is a good time to lay low, overall your social life and people connections are on an upswing. Monday and Tuesday you’re hot to trot, especially for something fresh and new.
December 21 - January 20
There are things to discuss, plans to make, and options to consider. Thursday, Friday, and Monday are good days to interview, start a dialogue, put in a bid, or play tourist. There’s no need to drive it hard; in fact, it’s smart not to. Things will spark on their own. Go with what’s easy and ready.
January 20 - February 18
Mars finally takes the squeeze off finances and relationship matters. Through August 23, you should find that your hunt for better options generates more successfully. Even though there’s yet more pressure on the road ahead, for now Mars in Libra helps you to enjoy more and worry a little less. Monday and Tuesday, follow impulse and instinct.
February 18 - March 19
Get away for the weekend or put yourself on vacation right where you are. Don’t add any more than is necessary. Saturday and Sunday, keep health and healthy choices in mind. Don’t jump to conclusions either. Put emotions on chill until you can see or hear for yourself. Monday’s good ideas and inspirations are very worth pursuing.
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