STARGAZING — Week of May 14th – May 20th, 2012

May 15, 2012 | Monthly Astrology|Stargazing


Week of May 14th – May 20th, 2012


This week we are ready to jump at the possibility of change. From fast and furious to slow and steady, Venus, the planet of Love, is about to make a complete reversal in Gemini from May 15th through June 27th. This is an important cycle in how it effects your finances, value system and love life. Time to reevaluate your relationships. Gemini asks that you adapt to change of circumstances and open you mind to new ways of thinking. Gemini is the sign of healing, and helps you reach out to others and step up to a higher set of values.

 Sunday’s New Moon brings a Solar Eclipse at one degree Gemini. Watch for news erupting from the area along the Eclipse’s path. Indonesia, parts of China, across the Pacific islands to California, Mt. Shasta and Northern Arizona. This eclipse aligns with Alcyone in the Pleiades Constellation, representing fuzziness and blindness. It also represents opening the pathway, lifting the veil to your higher vision so that you can see your Soul’s assignment more clearly.
At this time it is good to take a short trip, a weekend class, upgrade your computer, and learn about new technology and other ways of communicating. More important, pay attention to your emotions and what sets you off or pushes your buttons. Learn what makes you emotionally reactive so that you can gain insight and better control.

There is a Lunar Eclipse coming on June 4th, so know that the next two to three weeks dredges up the bottom of your subconscious for you to see what needs to be worked on as you grow along your Spiritual path. Trust the Universe and know that a deeper part of you is trying to come up to the surface, into your consciousness. Give yourself meditation time, free up some self-reflection time, to allow these energies to rise up so that you can begin to work with them.
Make amends and inner perception adjustments wherever you need to. Keep a journal. Focus on what you want to manifest and experience, Then find practical way to create it. You may begin to see results as you move through June.

The Air Signs
Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

Watch your money on Monday. A salesperson might try to shortchange you in a transaction. Frustration could be your middle name. Try to overlook life’s little annoyances. You may flip-flop regarding a particular matter on Tuesday. Remember, it’s OK to change your mind! Take pride in your accomplishments. Don’t be afraid to look in the mirror and smile. An ex-partner may ask for a second chance when Venus turns retrograde on Tuesday. If you’ve already moved on, say so! You’ll be eager to transform your lifestyle when Jupiter is quincunx Saturn in Libra on Wednesday. Get ready to embark on a journey of self-awareness. A hidden matter may finally come to light as well. You’ll discover the real truth regarding a certain situation. Your humanitarian side will kick in on Friday. You’ll offer to help someone in need. Banish self-doubt from your mindset on Saturday. Your intuition will be right on target. Pay attention to your sixth sense, especially when meeting new people. Play it safe on Sunday in the shadow of the eclipse Watch your driving. Don’t do anything too foolhardy. Buy a balloon, party hat, and noisemaker when the radiant Sun enters sparkling Gemini. Get ready to dance. Temptation will be strong. Don’t go down the cookie aisle in the supermarket! Moderation is the key to your personal wellbeing this weekend. You’ll shine with a special glow, Air Signs!

Your Love Week—Air Signs: Retrograde Venus in Gemini prompts an evaluation of your need for love and affection, and how you show appreciation to the people you love. Venus retrograde shines a light on how your spirituality or education influences your choice of a partner. It’s also time to analyze your relationship goals. A conflict may arise midweek with someone close to you. Romance may be under a microscope, when your past paramours will be on your mind (and maybe on your doorstep!). Your words will have consequences midweek. An upset may arise while socializing. A natural environment will deepen passion on Friday or Saturday. Getting physical in a cozy environment will intensify closeness. Sunday’s New Moon in Gemini energizes your powers of attraction! This weekend’s New Moon Eclipse may bring romance from afar or through a spiritual organization within the next two weeks. Sunday’s mystic energies also can bring romantic encounters!

The Fire Signs
Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Have the courage of your convictions. Don’t be afraid to stand up for your beliefs. Listen closely to office gossip when Mercury trines Pluto on Monday. You’ll hear important news by keeping your ears open. Sing a new song when the Moon changes signs on Tuesday. It’s a great time to spruce up your image. Dust off your dreams. Don’t give up on achieving a cherished goal. The opportunity to relocate may arise. Consider the matter thoroughly before calling the moving van. Avoid the casino on Wednesday. You could lose a bundle of cash by playing games of chance. A financial endeavor may run into trouble. Consider asking an expert for economic advice. Exercise caution while playing sports on Wednesday. A loved one could be grumpy on Thursday. Don’t let another’s negative attitude bring you down. Wear a helmet if you ride a bicycle or motorcycle. Pamper yourself on Saturday. Put your own needs first this weekend. Relationship issues erupt when the Solar Eclipse takes place on Sunday. It may be time for an in-depth talk with your sweetie. Demonstrate your leadership skills on Sunday. It’s time to take charge of a certain situation. Think carefully before you speak. Rash talk could land you in hot water with an associate.

Your Love Week—Fire Signs: Venus turns retrograde offering insights about your commitment history (or lack thereof). It’s time to resolve any issues you may have about staying the course in a relationship. Venus encourages a review of the depth and compatibility of your friendships, and attitude about socializing in general. Retrograde Venus illuminates how your communication skills affect your relationships. A former lover or friend may contact you, or you may find yourself in a deep discussion about past paramours. A clash about the future can upset love. Romance gets rocky midweek, so stay centered. An emotional issue can be supercharged. A work project or coworker may bring romance on Friday or Saturday. This weekend’s New Moon energizes friendly gatherings and group activities. The New Moon Eclipse in Gemini may bring romance through a class, trip or online source. The New Moon energizes your heart strings, which may bring in someone compatible within the next two weeks!

The Water Signs
Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

Communication with a close associate will be a breeze on Monday. You’ll share your deepest thoughts and feelings. Cut a friend some slack on Monday. Your patience will be in short supply. Try to breathe deeply when you’re stressed. No one’s perfect, not even you, Water Signs! Wanderlust will be strong on Tuesday. The same routine is getting stale. Visiting a new locale will recharge your batteries. The urge to win a contest will be overwhelming on Wednesday. Don’t abandon your ethics for a trophy. Your sense of personal power will be strong when Mars Pluto. You’ll be ready to conquer the world! Duty will call when the Moon opposes Saturn on Thursday evening. A loved one will need all of your attention. You may be pushed aside by a colleague on Thursday. This person will take credit for all your hard work. Daydreaming will be your main activity when the Moon sextiles Neptune in Pisces on Friday. You’ll spend hours gazing at the clouds. Make a wish on Saturday. The Universe might grant your request! A lover will make you an unusual proposition on Sunday. Consider saying yes to this person’s proposal! You may become oversensitive on Sunday. Strive to find emotional balance. A family member will make amends for bad behavior. A new understanding will elevate the relationship to a higher level.

Your Love Week—Water Signs: Monday is an excellent time for a romantic tryst or to meet someone new (and fabulous!). Sharing your wisdom or knowledge is sure to bring a romantic interlude on Monday evening. Or if attached, a soulful talk with your sweetie can lead to a deeper connection (and a romp between the sheets!). Watch out for willfulness midweek. Just try not to overreact if a conflict arises. Retrograde Venus, along with this weekend’s New Moon eclipse are all about learning from past relationships and using these insights to improve your current situation. The stars align on Friday and Saturday to help you meet someone with commitment potential. . Your words make you irresistible. Dissolving barriers to intimacy can be the gift of retrograde Venus and Sunday’s New Moon. These energies encourage you to analyze your family history to see how it influences your love life. Healing family ties is encouraged as well!

The Earth Signs
Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn

Issues with an authority figure may flare up on Monday and this person might try to dictate your actions! A project may go on hold on Tuesday. Don’t be discouraged! The timing isn’t right for this particular venture. You could decide to walk down memory lane on Tuesday. Remember, it isn’t wise to idealize the past. Your life partner will be in an amorous mood on Wednesday. If you’re single, you might fall in love at first sight. A life-changing event occurs on Wednesday. Get ready to walk down a new road. A friend will offer you moral support when the Moon conjuncts Mercury in Taurus on Friday. You’ll be able to resolve a complex dilemma easily. You’ll be overflowing with pep when the Moon trines Mars in Virgo on Saturday. Put your energy to good use by exercising. A neighbor may ask you for a favor on Sunday. Feel free to refuse if you’re too busy.

Your Love Week—Earth Signs: Socializing can bring a romantic interlude on Monday, which may escalate into a passionate romp on Friday or Saturday, when your sensuality is irresistible! Any issues you have about relationships that affect your career and/or reputation will be the focus of retrograde Venus. A former colleague may contact you. Revealing your feelings can ignite both love and lust on Monday, so express yourself! A childhood issue may derail romance midweek, but love gets back on track on Friday or Saturday, when you’re a magnet for admirers. Retrograde Venus prompts a review of your relationships at work. Your helpfulness inspires love during this weekend’s New Moon. How your values and priorities affect your relationships will be the focus. You’ll likely manifest a sexy rendezvous on Friday or Saturday, when an exotic ambiance heats up passion. This weekend’s New Moon can bring romance through a coworker or community event. Sunday’s eclipse prompts you to verbalize your needs and desires, especially during the next two weeks.