Rockie Weekly Horoscope March 2-9


General Forecast

Explore, take a chance: this is the message of the Virgo full moon eclipse on the 3rd. Not that Virgo is considered much of a daredevil; however impulsive Uranus and far-reaching Jupiter are very much part of this soli/lunar pattern. The Pisces sun conjuncts Uranus on the 5th and squares Jupiter in Sagittarius on the 9th. But the event we’re anticipating is Mercury coming out of a three-week retrograde the night of the 7th. Sure, it’ll take until the 27th for the Messenger to return to the spot at which it flipped into reverse before it starts making progress, but what’s another three weeks if you’re having fun?

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Aries: Mar. 20 – Apr. 19

Mercury’s change of direction won’t be a problem if you step aside and let colleagues claim the credit and, more likely, accept the blame for misrepresenting the high-minded goals you once shared. Love-starved Rams have other fish to fry; namely maximizing the highs before finding a way to survive the lows that romantic Venus puts you through this week. For openers, better bury the credit cards. This way generous Jupiter’s exuberant frolic with the goddess won’t cost a fortune when it comes time to pay the piper.

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Taurus: Apr. 20 – May 20

You may as well ride with the Rams, since it’s your Venus ruler that is providing the fun and the funds. However, your co-workers are not about to mess with your mind if things go awry when Mercury flips. Instead, it’s the folks in the family who could take a firm stand and hold their ground, especially if expensive construction work is involved. Don’t summarily dismiss their suggestions; chances are you’ll wind up with better quality and longer-lasting life from their advice. Experience counts.

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Gemini: May 21 – Jun. 20

Gird yourself for the surprise that may be sprung when the impressionable Pisces sun is wedded to the erratic energy of Uranus. Their merger takes place in your career midheaven where your reputation resides; also, if you happen to be infected by the ambient nuttiness, where your family’s good name could be flushed down the toilet. Happily, protective, prestigious Jupiter in your Sag house of partners, past and present, is willing to come to the rescue and bail you out with big bucks or, if necessary, political capital.

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Cancer: Jun. 21 – Jul. 22

Can you bear to sit through another screening of the good, the bad and the endless? Saturn, dubbed a “malevolent” by the ancients, has been dominating your Leo money house for what seems like an eternity, but this week it might feel like it is the last hurrah. That’s because the planet of pragmatism and patience completes a rewarding grand fire trine with both lucky Venus in Aries and even luckier Jupiter in Sagittarius. Will the lunar and solar eclipses this month have a similar affect on a Moon Child when Saturn moves into Virgo during the eclipses of September?

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Leo: Jul. 23 – Aug. 22

Read for Cancer. Info on the potential effect of having Saturn in your sign is always relevant, even if money matters are not your primary concern right now. Your current run of good fortune shouldn’t be denigrated, mainly because loving Venus and expansive Jupiter are offering opportunities to enjoy more than a few happy days. However, Lions should be careful that they don’t grab far more than their fair share, especially around the 9th when grandiose Jupiter and the gullible Pisces sun form a challenging square.

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Virgo: Aug. 23 – Sep. 22

Remind yourself that the days just before and after the 7th, when your Mercury ruler turns direct, can be especially tricky. Because the Messenger is changing direction, no one can be sure which way the cookie will crumble, but crumble it will. Should you be surrounded by the debris from the sun’s merger with disruptive Uranus, try to delay making a decision you’re honor bound to stick with. Because their annual conjunction takes place in your Pisces house of partnerships, the situation will be fluid for a while.

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Libra: Sep. 23 – Oct. 22

Relax, it’s all good. Even with so much going on—some of it seemingly over the top—you’ll be protected. That’s because your harmonious Venus ruler is favorably aligned with both cautious Saturn and enthusiastic Jupiter. With both hindsight and foresight in your corner, it’ll be difficult to go wrong. Besides, Mercury turning direct in your Aquarius house of creativity and risk suggests that you’ve learned the lessons of retrograde and are ready to move forward with your project. My suggestion: go slow.

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Scorpio: Oct. 23 – Nov. 21

The reasons might not be apparent; nonetheless March may turn out to be the season for making lots of money. That’s because generous Jupiter, straddling your house of values and valuables, is rewarding the constructive, consistency of Saturn in your career midheaven as well as your success, via popular Venus, with co-workers and clients. Don’t knock it; the potential for enjoying the fruits of your labor is enormous. Along with the financial favors, the odds are that Venus, the flirt, will soon hook up with your sexy Pluto co-ruler.

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Sagittarius: Nov. 22 – Dec. 21

Like Aries and Leo, the other fire signs, along with Taurus and Libra, you’re due to have a fine old time while your Jupiter ruler forms a rewarding grand trine with lovable Venus and law-abiding Saturn. Having Saturn’s safety valve during the festivities should keep everyone from going way over the top, something Centaurs tend to do every chance you get. However, since exuberant Jupiter is in your sign, there’s a danger that you’ll call too much attention to yourself and blow some of the benefits of this beneficial arrangement.

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Capricorn: Dec. 22 – Jan. 20

Mercury turning direct in your house of finances and how you feel about them may clarify a few questions, but while Neptune continues its transit of Aquarius (another four years), there’s bound to be further grounds for confusion. By now you should be used to “tenuous and tricky.” Luckily this month Caps are in line for a big bonanza from the joint efforts of Venus the Lesser and Jupiter the Greater Fortunes as they trine your upstanding Saturn ruler. Love, good luck and a healthy dose of happiness. Money? Maybe.

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Aquarius: Jan. 21 – Feb. 18

Read for Capricorn and Pisces. Right now there are a few major events influencing your thinking. Start with Mercury’s impending change of direction in your sign, which can feel like you’ve come to a full stop. Follow with a sense of uncertainty magnified by the sun’s meeting with your explosive Uranus ruler in Pisces, its glyph of two fish headed in opposite directions. Since your partner might be in a better position chartwise than you, let him or her take the lead, at least through the new moon/solar eclipse on the 18th.

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Pisces: Feb. 19 – Mar. 19

Happy Birthday! Here’s my gift: follow the advice I’ve strewn throughout the horoscope. Some signs were affected by the powerful merger of the life-sustaining sun and unpredictable Uranus in Pisces, the repercussions of which might echo for a while. The other mutable signs, Gemini, Virgo and Sag, could be thrown by too much of too many good things when the Pisces sun tests generous Jupiter. Then there are the eclipses: the Virgo full moon and the Pisces new moon that can affect you for months to come.

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