December 7 through 13, 2007


General Forecast

We walk a thin line this weekend between strange and stable, kooky and comforting until Sunday, when the Sagittarius new moon introduces something that’s bigger than a breadbox. How huge, how majestic, how terrifying we won’t know until Jupiter and Pluto have merged their energies on Tuesday at the Galactic Core of the Milky Way. But if you’re involved in a juicy romance generated by another favorable Venus-Mars hook up, would you care?


Aries: Mar. 20 – Apr. 19Arrangements that seemed to be set in stone could suddenly disintegrate over the weekend. If too many obligations were wearing you down, this news should be a blessed relief. If you were looking forward to a special holiday treat, you’ll be disappointed. Either way, you probably won’t have a clue about what to do next until a few days after the Sagittarius new moon kicks in. But by Tuesday, while loving Venus is rewarding your Mars ruler, you might not care about the future as much as what’s happening at the moment and how you feel about it.

Taurus: Apr. 20 – May 20

It being the holidays, what with all the greeting cards and company parties, you shouldn’t be surprised if the romantic mood that’s about to engulf you rekindles a former love affair. While Mars saunters back through nostalgic Cancer and your Venus ruler makes its annual trek through your Scorpio house of significant others, a chapter of your dating history could be repeated. Of course you’ll be a much wiser, more reserved Bull this time around thanks to Saturn’s stabilizing influence over your house of risk and romance.

Gemini: May 21 – Jun. 20

It’s not forever, however until the 20th, while your speedy Mercury ruler is still transiting your Sagittarius house of partners, you’re likely to experience a series of highs along with one marginally depressing low. If you’re currently in the dumps because sourpuss Saturn notified you of a disappointing development, then the surprises scheduled for the rest of the week should elate you. Just know in advance that, as the Messenger contacts electric, eclectic Uranus on Monday, someone, something brand new may enter your life. Brilliant!

Cancer: Jun. 21 – Jul. 22

I’m tempted to repeat last week’s forecast because it is rife with possibilities that can benefit a Moon Child. (Check out the potential for romance.) Thanks to the new moon on Sunday occurring in your Sag house of co-workers, health practices and your daily routine, you can anticipate a new leaf being turned in that quarter. How dramatic an impact the lunation will have on you personally depends on how the cosmic conjunction in Sag of future-oriented Jupiter and powerful Pluto at the core of our galaxy affects the rest of us on planet Earth.

Leo: Jul. 23 – Aug. 22

As long as your sun ruler is in your Sag house of creativity and recreation, you’ll remain focused on having fun, playing games or getting pregnant. If, for one reason or another, you’re tempted to take a risk or try something new, do it on Friday when the sun aligns with innovative Uranus. The outcome could be astonishing, probably expensive, too. A softer, richer and more uplifting experience comes about mid-week when the expansive Sagittarius solar vibe supports idealistic and romantic Neptune in your marriage house.

Virgo: Aug. 23 – Sep. 22

Sometimes too much is simply too much. Such is often the case this time of year when planets traveling through over-the-top Sagittarius are given free rein. That sort of excessive behavior may happen this week when first the sun and shortly thereafter your Mercury ruler challenge erratic Uranus in your Pisces house of allies and antagonists. It’s the enemy element, e.g. an ex or, more likely, a current competitor, who can evoke an outrageous response from the normally circumspect Virgin. How romantic? It’s up to you.

Libra: Sep. 23 – Oct. 22

Is it love, an acquisitive streak or party politics? There’s a reward coming this week while your Venus ruler in your Scorpio house of assets and values finds favor with macho Mars in your patriotic Cancer midheaven. What have you done to deserve this reward and can you, should you do it again? Asking an experienced colleague for advice when pragmatic Saturn enters the picture on Wednesday not only makes sense, but it can solidify support among your peers. For the time being, there is no discernible conflict looming on the horizon. Enjoy.

Scorpio: Oct. 23 – Nov. 21

Everyone approaches the holidays with the hope of finding someone else to love. Lucky for you, having magnetic Venus in your sign in a rewarding relationship with your Mars co-ruler suggests that you can’t help but succeed. Venus in Scorpio makes you an even greater object of desire, while Mars in cozy Cancer softens the aggressive vibe you’ve been known to off. All this, plus a host of planets — Mercury, the sun, Jupiter, your Pluto co-ruler and this weekend, the moon — in your Sagittarius money house. Something big is about to begin.

Sagittarius: Nov. 22 – Dec. 21

You might encounter a bump in the road on Friday when the Sag sun and idiosyncratic Uranus question your ability to adjust to a changing condition. Since you’ve had lots of experience proving how adaptable you can be, chances are you won’t be thrown off course. But if you decide to take another route, wait until you get an idea of what the Sag new moon on Sunday will initiate before starting out. Or better yet, see what happens when your gigantic Jupiter ruler finally merges with subterranean, subatomic, supremely powerful Pluto on Tuesday.


Capricorn: Dec. 22 – Jan. 20In the midst of cosmic events you can’t control, why not concentrate on things that you can? Gossipy Mercury checks in by Friday, bearing, if not exactly good news, then the suggestion that something eventually positive is on its way. All you have to do is deal with it. But better than hints and clues about the future is the active involvement of a ally, gladly offered while Mars favors Saturn over the weekend. Not only is this an excellent opportunity to bond with a “man’s man,” but both young and old can benefit from the experience.

Aquarius: Jan. 21 – Feb. 18

Since you got a head’s up last week about the current volatility of your Uranus ruler, you don’t need to be reminded that big changes are in the wind. If you’re the suspicious type, rethink your gift list and decide which of your colleagues has been sufficiently naughty to be X’d out.
If you’re the “hail fellow, well met” type, define what “nice” means to you. It’s only because the connection between your assets and your acquaintances is being tested, am I pointing to potential problems you might not be aware of.


Pisces: Feb. 19 – Mar. 19

Read for Aquarius. Once again, you’re on a similar track, only it’s your boss, your parents or a government official who is challenging your individuality and/or testing your originality. Let’s hope the test is simply to come up with a gift that’ll surprise, not anything that’ll land you in court. The Sagittarius new moon could provide an opportunity to do something new career wise, e.g., if ever you saw yourself doing stand-up, this is the time to find an open mike. Plus, keep in mind that the aspects for romance are more than favorable.