Monthly Astrological Forecast : May 2023
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Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st. He will end the masquerades of others with a dramatic unmasking. Finding out who is friend and who is foe can be emotionally painful. However, Pluto will bring to light who your true allies are.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th brings unexpected decisions to be made concerning joint funds, taxes, and retirement funds. Don’t allow yourself to be rushed into doing things you don’t feel comfortable with.
When Venus enters Cancer on the 7th, home will be where your heart is. You may find yourself pouring over home décor magazines. A loving touch here and there can realign your home’s chi to a luckier level. If you’re craving more stability in a relationship, you and your lover may start to make plans to live together.
With Mercury going retrograde the past couple of weeks, there may have been too much confusion in making important financial decisions. On the 14th, he will go direct and the correct facts will be presented for you. Proceed confidently and achieve greater monetary rewards as a result of your caution and restraint.
The zodiac’s darling of Abundance and Good Luck, Jupiter, will start to dance through Taurus on the 16th. As a result, Rams may feel like it’s raining money. Expansive new ways of improving your finances will come your way. Bonuses, raises, and pay increases can pour over you. However, while the moola will be very free flowing, so will the urge to splurge recklessly.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th induces you to actually sit yourself down and realistically review your future financial goals. Want to earn more money? Tap into your inborn Aries spunkiness. Be aggressive in seeking out a job on the side or extra gigs.
Excess creative energy will be coursing through your being when your ruling planet Mars enters Leo on the 20th. He’ll also endow Aries athletes with increased stamina and strength to become the easy winner in competitive contests.
On the 1st, Pluto turns retrograde and brings in another round of revisions and reorganizations to your job. Best to try to fly a little bit under the radar at work. If you come across as too powerful, clashes may result. New career options can be revealed and bring about a total transmutation of your goals.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th may expose some of the cracks which are present in close partnerships. If you use the rays correctly, you can mend them successfully. If you feel it’s not worth the bother, you can end it all.
Your ruling planet Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th. She’ll help you bury the hatchet over antagonistic feelings with siblings and neighbors. Your exceptional skills of diplomacy and perception will be in full display when you skillfully handle sticky personal conversations.
When Mercury goes direct on the 14th, you’ll start to feel like your true decisive self again. His retrograde movement may have made you prone to second guessing and questioning important decisions in your life. Now, however, you’ll feel like your head is screwed on straight and can confidently charge in the right direction.
You’ll feel like the gods are smiling upon you when Jupiter enters your sign on the 16th. The official Good Luck Planet of the zodiac will be blessing Bulls with tremendous good fortune and abundance. Your leadership skills will be acknowledged. Use them to forge a new expansive life’s path. Things seen as obstacles will now be used as stepping stones.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th fills you with the gumption to initiate new beginnings. Bored with the pastures you’ve been grazing in? Now is the time to seek greener and more lush fields.
The Warrior Planet Mars enters Leo on the 20th. His fiery rays may heat up tempers on the home front. Take care not to become snappy or bossy as a result. Instead, turn his excess energy into working on much needed DIY projects.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st and generates an extreme pull on you to travel to distant lands which you’ve been to before. They can either be places where you had happy memorable experiences in this life or other incarnations.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th brings unexpected changes to the workplace. Positions may be shifted around and duties switched. If you’ve wanted to hire some new people, best to put it off at this time.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th. She’ll aid in getting the financial assistance you’ve been seeking. If you also desire a partner to go into business with, she’ll help in the introductions.
Your ruling planet Mercury goes direct on the 14th and your sense of mental self-confidence is slowly restored. If you’ve felt like your mind was in a fog, the mist will start to dissipate. Your dreams now can give you valuable insights into important decisions.
Jupiter, the planet of Good Luck enters Taurus on the 16th. He will be lending stronger spiritual support to you. At times when others would throw in the towel, you will be able to tap effortlessly into your inner faith, and turn the situation around and be successful. Jupiter will bestow prophetic dreams and enhanced psychic abilities. By following your visions, you should be able to manifest your aspirations into reality.
With the New Moon in Taurus on the 19th, you will achieve the greatest results on projects if you tackle them alone. Soliciting assistance from others will only wind up weighing you down. Their ideas will be subpar to yours and you’ll waste time defending your brilliant concepts to them.
When Mars enters Leo on the 20th, he’ll have you running around here, there, and everywhere practically non-stop. Your schedule will be busy and constantly changing due to others wanting to reschedule their appointments. Since Geminis are the Multi-Task Wizards of the zodiac, you should enjoy the chaos.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st and power struggles with inheritances or joint monies may start to simmer to the surface. Deep emotional issues from the past may have to be dealt with. Use his retro motion to make a review of all that he reveals and in systematic fashion work towards cleaning it all up.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th will ignite a fire with your creative abilities. Crabs involved professionally in any of the arts will experience a renaissance with their talents. There will be much praise and positive reviews for your new creations.
Venus enters your sign on the 7th and turns the world into your oyster. She’ll have others mesmerized by your harmonious vibrations and drawn hypnotically under your charms.
With naughty Mercury turning direct on the 14th, you’ll finally be free to actively pursue bringing your hopes, wishes, and dreams into fruition. An explosion of innovate ideas will be popping off in your head. Just thoroughly developing one or two of them maybe the key to achieving success.
The Good Luck planet, Jupiter, will be entering Taurus on the 16th. He will shower you with increased opportunities to broaden your base of friends. New ties, which are established, should prove to be faithful and loyal to a fault. A strong spirit of generosity will flow between yourself and friends. They will validate their intentions by opening many new doors of opportunities for you. Advice from close associates can be invaluable and untainted with any trace of envy on their part.
The New Moon in Taurus brings with it a multitude of opportunities to network. Expanding your base of contacts can bring in a flurry of new business. Be alert to take advantage of acquiring new prestigious accounts.
Mars, the action planet, transits into Leo on the 20th. He’ll have money coming in at an accelerated pace from a multitude of directions. However, just as fast as it comes in, you may spend it. Price may not prove to be a determent either. So, take care not to run up huge credit card balances.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st, and you are compelled to place close relationships under a microscope. Some may require a complete overhaul, and some will have to be cast aside.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th can shake things up where your home is concerned. You may start to seriously contemplate moving from where you’re living or desire to make radical changes to the home. Some unhappy childhood memories may start to resurface and have to be dealt with.
When Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th, you may find someone strongly attracted to you with a lot of problems. If it seems their hard luck stories are overwhelming, then keep it just as a friendship. Otherwise, you can step into emotional quicksand.
If you felt the wires have been crossed at work when communicating with superiors, those feelings will end on the 14th. Mercury then will stop his retrograde movement and start to follow a direct path. What you have to say now will take on greater value for the powers that be.
The planet of Good Luck, Jupiter, will enter Taurus on the 16th. In the ensuing months ahead, Lions will be zooming up the corporate ladder. Long dreamed of recognition and prominence in your field will be yours. Many honors, awards, and promotions will be given to Leos. If you see marriage as a big step up in status, then you might also be getting hitched to someone of great renown.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th may bring in seductive job offers. Leos desiring to start their own businesses should start to put the wheels into motion.
Mars lights a fierce fire under you when he enters your sign on the 20th. You’ll be full of enough self-confidence to surmount any difficulty and to be the winner in all competitions. Feeling more adventurous, you will desire to blaze new paths and experience more of what life offers.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st, and it may become increasingly problematic to get employees or fellow workers to follow your lead. Everyone wants to be in charge and a revolt may ensue. Also, watch your back. Some people can become unscrupulous during these times and try to set you up.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th shines a spotlight on your siblings or neighbors. You may find they need your assistance very unexpectedly. Extending a helping hand now or well thought out advice can help them immensely and will not be forgotten.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th and brings in a multitude of opportunities for you to get out and socialize up a storm with friends. Take advantage of meeting new people. You’ll find you’ll be attracting those who are like-minded and can become staunch future allies.
Major difficulties you may have been encountering with travel or long-distance communications should start to clear up when Mercury goes direct on the 14th. Virgo students may find subjects too grueling to readily comprehend now are less of a struggle to grasp.
The Good Luck planet, Jupiter, enters fellow earth sign Taurus on the 16th. The coming months will bring fantastic opportunities for travel and education. Your mind becomes more optimistic and others will be highly attracted to your forward thinking. Self-employed Virgins will find dealing with foreigners and those of diverse backgrounds will help to expand their businesses. Those who write will have a multitude of offers to publish their works. Legal issues can be resolved favorably. Those with cranky in-laws may find you can finally all get along.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th fills you with a restlessness to travel. Why not combine your desire to stretch your wings and your soul at the same time? Look into travel packages which will take you on a spiritual pilgrimage to sacred places.
As Mars enters Leo on the 20th, you may start to feel a sense of frustration slowly building within. This may be due to delays or restrictions placed upon current projects. Instead of getting annoyed, use Mar’s energy to rework them and make them even more dynamic.
On the 1st, Pluto will turn retrograde. As the Planet of Transformation, he will, in the coming months, require you to go through a transmutation in ways you approach love, deal with your children, and utilize your creative abilities.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th is judgment time with finances. If you’ve been very good sticking to a budget, rewards will be forthcoming. If you haven’t, you may be shocked by forgotten charges placed on your credit accounts. Time to get your finances in working order.
Your ruling planet Venus enters Cancer on the 7th and excellent career prospects loom in the horizon. If you’re itchy to start a new job, you’ll be seen with favorable eyes by interviewers. Your lover may have some excellent tips or leads to help you in the job search.
Your path will follow a smoother course when Mercury turns direct on the 14th. His retrograde motion for the past couple of weeks may have brought in a lot of detours and false starts and stops with financial, insurance, or tax matters. Now the wheels will be spinning correctly.
Jupiter the planet of good luck and abundance enters Taurus on the 16th. His passage for many months to come will bring with it possibilities of tremendous financial rewards. Benefits can be reaped especially through business or marriage partnership undertakings. Those married may find their mate earning more money or reaping bonuses. It will be easier for you to acquire money through loans, extended credit, or for a mortgage. If you have been experiencing tax difficulties, then positive ways to work through them can be found.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th is a great time to go after those who owe you money. They’ll be more likely to pay you back now. If in the past, you were turned down for a loan or mortgage, try again now. Get going with spring cleaning. Ruthlessly throw out all junk and worthless objects you’ve amassed. Donate the good items to appropriate charities.
When Mars enters Leo on the 20th, others in your group will be in agreement that your outstanding leadership abilities should guide the helm. By stepping up and taking command, you will be able to steer them to successful accomplishments.
Pluto, your co-ruling planet, turns retrograde on the 1st. He’ll bring up to the surface childhood memories, which you thought were long ago buried. They haven’t bee. They have been lurking in your subconscious and coloring life decisions. Use the retrograde to purge yourself of their self-limiting effects.
The Lunar Eclipse in your sign on the 5th shines a bright spotlight on your leadership abilities. Others will be seeking your advice and guidance. A whole new life path may be revealed to you.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th. She will give you some deep insights and help you gently learn more about your lover. Scorpios traveling for business will not only make the right contacts but also the right impression.
When Mercury goes finally direct on the 14th, a much-desired state of equilibrium should be restored in your life. When he was retrograde, you may have found communications with close personal relationships have suffered. Now you’ll both be on the same wavelength.
On the 16th, Jupiter, the planet of benevolence and super abundance enters Taurus. Expect your social life to start to skyrocket. In the months to come, many opportunities should appear where you can rub elbows with and benefit from those up in a higher social rung. Prominent or wealthy people can become your allies or clients. Unmarried Scorpions can meet or marry their soul mate. Those in committed relationships will see their beloved advance greatly in life. Dangling legal issues can be resolved with a satisfactory conclusion.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th offers healing vibes to your relationship. A fresh start will soothe over hurt feelings. Where business is concerned, offering a special promotion to clients will stimulate sales.
Your co-ruling planet Mars enters Leo on the 20th. His fiery rays will jet propel you to seek career advancement. Rolling up your sleeves, working hard, and possibly getting your hands dirty in the process, will not deter you in the slightest. Your main objective will be to advance at all costs.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st. You may be put into positions where you will be challenged to stand up for yourself. Now is not the time to back down but to face unpleasantries with unbridled courage. Be true to yourself and you will triumph.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th has some potent issues from the past resurface. Over time, some of them have become roadblocks impeding your progress. Use the eclipse’s powerful energies to clean up the cobwebs in your memories and subconscious.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th, and she’ll help you make the right social contacts to further your business. Seek out expert advice from others more experienced with the ins and outs of finances.
Feeling like you’ve been working in the Tower of Babel when trying to communicate with employees? On the 14th, the free flow of communications will be restored when Mercury turns direct.
Your ruling planet Jupiter will be entering Taurus on the 16th. As a result, you should find your job skills will be in great demand. Potential employers will be offering you more money and better benefits for your talents. More travel may be required by your job. Self-employed Archers may expand their workforce and find the very best applicants for positions. Those involved in the care or breeding of pets should experience a hefty increase with business.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th helps kick start a new total health regime. The temptation to indulge on forbidden, fat laden food is diminished. You’re able to make a vowed commitment to achieve your perfect weight and stick to it.
When Mars enters Leo on the 20th, he will fill you with an overwhelming desire to gallop off to seek exciting adventures internationally. If you do decide to heed his call, make sure the trip has plenty of activities included. Sagittarian educators will find their classroom presentations will be infused with a greater sense of passion.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st and makes you single-minded and totally determined to achieve financial independence. Keep your eyes wide open when seeking new ways of making money. Things lost in the past may resurface back in your life.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th can bring a much-needed overhaul with friends. The ones who have been acting as deadweights will be severed. New people who share your interests will be entering your life.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th. She will help bring some reconciliation to partnerships. Self-employed Goats may have clients from years past resurface and want to do business again.
The roadblocks you may have been experiencing with creative projects should start to dissipate when Mercury turns direct on the 14th. Goats with children should also find an improved flow in communicating with them.
With Jupiter entering Taurus on the 16th, expect your love life to take a dramatic turn for the better. The zodiac’s darling planet of Good Luck should smile upon you with matters pertaining to speculation too. Those with children may find them receiving awards or special acknowledgements. Artists and those involved in the performing arts may get their much-desired big break to achieve fame.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th reveals that you have to concentrate more on your love life. If you’re devoid of one, get out and circulate. A potential lover won’t come down your chimney. Take active steps correct your single status.
You might feel like you’re stepping over landmines to avoid confrontations with your partner when Mars enters Leo on the 20th. Topics having to do with finances are best to be circumvented. They might have strong overly emotional opinions and it will be extremely difficult to logically reason with them.
Pluto, the planet of Transformations, turns retrograde on the 1st. He may put you in situations where you come to realize that someone is blatantly trying to manipulate you. Stand your ground and speak up.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th illuminates your position at work. You will be seen in a very complimentary light by management. Besides praise, a promotion may be in store for you. Self-employed Aquarians will be getting some first-rate PR by the media.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th and helps to instill a greater sense of harmony and order at the workplace. Doing thoughtful little things and adding in a dash of encouragement to co-workers will win them over to produce more. Management will be impressed by your sunny attitude during adversity and a pay increase may be your future reward.
Misunderstandings with family members should start to clear up on the 14th. Mischievous Mercury will turn direct then making it easier for all to communicate their heartfelt thoughts.
With the planet of Unlimited Expansion, Jupiter entering Taurus on the 16th, you may have your family grow either through births or marriage. The proverbial “black sheep” in the fold may surprise everyone by taking a turn towards redeeming themself. Expect the value of your home to increase dramatically during the coming year. The urge to have a bigger home will be strong. Money put into expanding your existing home will be returned with a profit in the future when you sell.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th is an excellent time for Aquarians who want to sell their homes to put it on the market. You’ll get many attractive offers and without having to go through a lot of haggling. Your intuitive abilities will be finely honed on picking up on other’s intentions.
With Mars entering Leo on the 20th, you better fill up your social calendar with doing things with your significant other. They will be demanding you to spend more quality time with them and less with others. To avoid conflicts with them, be agreeable as possible and agree with them on all topics.
Pluto turns retrograde on the 1st. People, whose toxic behavior becomes more apparent to you, must be purged from your waters. If you don’t, their energies will only cause you psychological harm and keep you from success.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on the 5th may make you determined to make a dramatic return to school. Even those with a degree will not be immune to the Eclipse’s rays. You’ll be fully resolved to pursue greater academic achievements.
Venus transits into Cancer on the 7th. Fish desiring to get pregnant have good odds with her passage and other astrological factors included. Venus will inspire you to tap into your creative gifts and help you give form to them. Piscean artists will receive long overdue acknowledgements for their work.
You may have felt like a scatter brain the past couple of weeks with Mercury retrograde. However, when he goes direct on the 14th, your superior mental abilities will be reinstated and running full force.
Jupiter enters Taurus on the 16th and sharpens your mental and communication abilities almost a thousand-fold. You’ll get brainstorms of ideas on how to jazz up your business website and other forms of social media. Developing them can bring in a big influx of new accounts and clients. Jupiter will expand and bring good luck to you via your communication skills. Also, Fish with siblings can find one or more of them experiencing a tremendous turn of good fortune in the coming year.
The New Moon in Taurus on the 19th brings in many opportunities for taking stimulating short trips. They will help you get a better focus on solving current problems by getting away from them for a time. Your social media presence can experience a big boost of popularity.
When Mars enters Leo on the 20th, you encounter some rough waters on the job. Tempers can suddenly erupt for no apparent reason. Someone may try to claim credit for a job you worked tirelessly on. Do take extra precautions and keep your temper in check.