Your horoscope for April 26 to May 2, 2018

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      Whether you are facing the end of a semester, the end of tax month, a get-down-to-business wrap-up, or some other personal goal post, the stars are in accord and supporting your time investment. Apply yourself; get the job done. Accomplishment should prove to be a (mostly) straightforward recipe.

      Having said that, there can be a thing or two to clear away before Sunday’s full moon in Scorpio delivers the goods. Friday and (more notably) Saturday, the Libra moon manufactures added steam. You could find yourself pulled into more than expected. To maintain neutrality or stay on an even keel could be something of a challenge. Emotional triggers are on a ready dial-up. Expenses could ding you too. On the other hand, it can be a good weekend to enjoy something social, to give yourself a well-deserved break, or to let the moment set up the adventure.

      On Thursday, Mars and Pluto in Capricorn reach the end of a two-year explore-more, expand-the-scope trajectory. Together, they have been setting the long-range future into play. Their next two-year project is directed toward reaching a completion goal post. They’ll now focus on adding finishing touches and cementing the reality in a more written-in-stone, consequential way. When it comes to building it better, there is no time to waste between now and tomorrow.

      Sunday’s full moon is accompanied by the sun’s trine to Saturn, a success-generating alignment. Take control; keep it real; get it accomplished; sign the contract; make it official. Monday begins a productive, upswing week.

      March 20 - April 19

      The time is right; the time is now. Roll up your sleeves; take charge; put ambition into play; make it happen. As of Thursday, Mars and Pluto begin a new two-year build-it-better project, especially regarding your career, reputation, and material status. Lay down the law where necessary. Sunday’s full moon in Scorpio keeps you well motivated! The week keeps you going strong.

      April 20 - May 20

      Thursday’s Mars/Pluto conjunction can put wheels in motion in some major way. The transit can help you lock it down where it is important to do so, especially when it comes to facing facts and holding yourself accountable. Your success is up to you. Sun/Saturn aligned with Sunday’s full moon is an excellent transit for making your power play.

      May 21 - June 21

      Make yourself look and feel better; make it look good: Venus at the start of a four-week tour of Gemini is good for spruce-ups of all kinds. Venus also sets you onto a positive attention-and-attraction track. Thursday to Sunday hits all systems go on all official undertakings directed toward getting it under better control, especially regarding debt/overhead reduction and personal goals.

      June 21 - July 22

      You can wrestle with it or them on Friday/Saturday, but don’t let that stop you! Timing is everything. Overall, the stars support action. Make it official. Aim for short-term or immediate results and don’t fret the big stuff. You are at a finish line but, more importantly, you are heading on to a significant next phase/chapter. Thursday through Monday, your stars are optimized.

      July 22 - August 22

      Even if you have a bit more to finish off, as of Thursday it’s officially a wrap. Sunday’s full moon can verify that fact. The sun’s trine to Saturn can see you gain substantial results and/or provide the satisfaction of a job well done. Thursday’s Mars/Pluto is an opportune transit: clean up your act; start a new job, project, or health regimen.

      August 22 - September 22

      Thursday, put ambition to work and net ample/worthwhile results. Your stars are running at optimum. Friday/Saturday, you have stuff to get through. Stay focused on the goal and try not to let the challenge or emotional strain get the better of you. As of full-moon Sunday, you’re over the hump. You should feel a sense of reward and accomplishment.

      September 22 - October 23

      Endings and beginnings are intertwined. Thursday’s Mars/Pluto begins a new home life or family chapter. It’s a good transit for borrowing, renewing a mortgage, buying and selling property, and for setting sail on a new personal or career goal. Friday/Saturday can keep you on the go, perhaps with something added or unexpected. Sunday through next Thursday, the getting is good.

      October 23 - November 21

      Thursday, put the finishing touch on paperwork, repair work, negotiations, or the conversation. Your timing is good. Mars/Pluto makes for a productive results-generating or wrap-it-up day. Friday/Saturday can produce extras or give you a run for it, but by Sunday’s full moon you should feel you are conquering what you need to and that you are on the gain regarding acknowledgment, results, or reward.

      November 21 - December 21

      Thursday is an optimum day to take care of business. In fact, it could prove to be your most productive day of the week. Friday/Saturday, keep your schedule open and take it as it comes. Sidetracks are likely. Something unexpected could require immediate attention. Sunday’s full moon puts everything in its rightful place or perspective. The week ahead should keep you on the upswing.

      December 21 - January 19

      Saturn and Pluto are both retrograde in your sign; Mars in Capricorn is the one driving the bus. Thursday is a great take-charge-and-get-it-done day. Friday/Saturday, the balancing act can present added challenge, but as of Sunday’s success- and reward-generating full moon, sun/Saturn has you back at the helm and in good command.

      January 20 - February 18

      Confidence-building stars provide you with good background support through the weekend. Friday/Saturday, the Libra moon could light a fresh spark, produce added strain, or kick-start something more or unexpected. Sunday’s full moon in Scorpio helps you get it under better control and/or see actual results. Monday begins a good flow, a move-along week.

      February 18 - March 20

      Eye on the ball? The stars keep you well occupied; the goal post or finish line is well in sight. Despite some strain, drain, or unexpected extra on Friday/Saturday, overall, Thursday’s Mars/Pluto and Sunday’s full moon suggest a strong and successful wrap-up with plenty to show for yourself. Congratulations, you made it! A full-swing week lies ahead.


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