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Monthly Astrological Forecast : April 2017   

ARIES

Venus retrogrades back into Pisces on the 2nd. Questions which you thought had been resolved with your lover can resurface. Best not to tackle them head on now. When she turns direct on the 15th you will see things in a much clearer light. On the 28th she will reenter Aries and you can decide then if it’s best to let go and move forward or dig in your hooves and make it work. Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th and a monkey wrench may be thrown into your best financial plans. Funds promised may be delayed. Keep some extra cash on the side in preparation. The Full Moon on the 10th brings things to a head with relationships. Feelings and emotions are extremely intensified. Venus sextiles you ruler Mars on the 16th and you ooze charm. Mars enters Gemini on the 21st and fills you with a great deal of mental energy and new ideas. Rams involved in sales should use their enhanced persuasive abilities to rack up stellar quotas.  The New Moon on the 25th has you refocusing your energies on new ways to increase your income and to seek opportunities for better ways to invest.  

 

TAURUS

With your ruler Venus retrograde since last month, you may have been encountering one red light after another on the highway of life.  On the 2nd she retreats back into Pisces and friends and foes from your past may resurface. Finally on the 15th Venus turns direct and all the lights turn green. You now have a clear vision of what hopes, wishes and dreams you want to bring into fruition and the strength to accomplish them. On the 9th Mercury turns retrograde in your sign and you may fall prey to becoming too self-conscious about your appearance and mannerisms. Put off any major changes with your image until next month when he goes direct. The Full Moon on the 10th can have co-workers or employees overly sensitive. Tread carefully with asking them to make changes with procedures. Mars entering Gemini on the 21st   rendering you resourceful with making major financial decisions. Explore new avenues to increase your income. The New Moon on the 25th in Taurus signals a time for you to start new projects. Go in an independent direction to achieve the greatest success.  On the 28th Venus enters Aries and your impeccable intuition is on target with reading others’ true intentions.

 

GEMINI

On the 2nd Venus spins back into Pisces and you may experience some static where career goals and plans are concerned. Things you innocently do or say can easily be misinterpreted. Do take care with your reputation until the 15th. She’ll go direct then and you’ll be seen in a more complimentary light. On the 28th Venus enters Aries and friends can be very instrumental in helping in your rise up the corporate ladder. Your ruling planet Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th turning your life around in a tailspin. Issues or people from your past, which you thought were long since best forgotten, can wind up resurfacing now. In order not to acquire more karma with them, judge fairly who or what goes or stays. The Full Moon on the 10th awakens a renewed sense of passion with your lover. Unattached Twins ardently seeking love should accept all social invitations. It’ll feel like you’ve gotten a cosmic vitamin shot, when Mars enters your sign on the 21st.  Go boldly in the direction of your dreams and bring them into reality. The New Moon on the 25th indicates you may be too free with discussing confidences which have been entrusted to you with other people. Don’t fall prey to a loose tongue or it will cost you dearly.

 

CANCER

When Venus retreats back into Pisces on the 2nd, you might start to develop feelings of claustrophobia with a love relationship. Feelings of being too hemmed in and maybe they’re becoming too dependent, may make you long for different shores. However, when Venus goes direct on the 15th, you may see things in a different light.  Your relationship then won’t be seen as boring but just going thru an adjustment phase. Mercury turns retrograde on the 9th and you start to question and review your deepest heartfelt dreams and goals for the future.  Don’t compare them to what others have or want for you. Instead use the time to determine what it is you really want.  The Full Moon on the 10th shines a bright spotlight on matters to do with home.  If you want to sell your house, get it on the market now for the best offers. Mars entering Gemini presents a challenge to face squarely why you are holding yourself back from reaching for the brass ring. Let go of petty fears and embrace success. The New Moon on the 25th turns you into a social butterfly. Many new friends and important networking ties can be made at social gatherings for humanitarian or political causes. Venus enters Aries on the 28th and upper management is impressed with your professional style in handling difficult administrative situations.

 

LEO

On the 2nd Venus retrogrades back into Pisces and financial decisions concerning partnerships, taxes, group investments, retirement monies, and changes with insurance policies should all be put on hold. When she goes direct on the 15th you’ll have a clearer head in making the right decisions. Steer clear of risky speculation on the 8th when Venus squares Saturn. Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th and the lines of communication will be a mess between you and management. Self-employed Lions should forego a PR blitz because it can backfire and turn out derogatory instead of complimentary. The Full Moon on the 10th graces you with eloquence in speech and writing. Others can be swayed by your persuasive presentations.  The Sun trine Saturn on the 17th brings stability to a romantic relationship. Mars enters Gemini on the 21th and you can be assigned the leadership role in a group activity. To achieve the greatest results, stress team spirit and all working together for the common goal. The New Moon on the 25th sets your sights on achieving greater heights with career. If a promotion is not in the offering, look for employment where your many talents will be richly rewarded and appreciated.

 

VIRGO

While Venus retrogrades back into Pisces on the 2nd, you may tend to magnify your lovers shortcomings totally out of proportion. Instead of dwelling of what’s not perfect in the relationship, try to enjoy what is. When Venus turns direct on the 15th, you will start seeing them thru the eyes of love once more. Your ruling planet Mercury turns retrograde on the 9th and Murphy’s Law goes into effect. To insure a good grade, Virgo students should try to have all papers due edited and completed before Mercury changes direction. While the desire to escape to an exotic destination may be overwhelming, forego all travel plans until next month.  The Full Moon on the 10th can reveal some lucrative financial opportunities. They may require some quick thinking and action to snare them. Mars enters Gemini on the 21st turning you into a dynamo at work. Upper management will be blown away by your executive abilities. As a result, you may be asked to step into a role of greater responsibility and a title to match it. The New Moon on the 25th brings important news from a distance.  Sign up for classes, seminars, or workshops to expand your mind. Venus enters Aries on the 28th and offers a second chance with a missed financial opportunity.

 

LIBRA

Keeping a sense of order and sanity in your life may not have been easy since last month, when your ruler Venus went retrograde. On the 2nd she retreats back into Pisces. While matters concerning close relationships may simmer down somewhat, you’ll now have to stretch some diplomatic muscles dealing with employees or co-workers. On the 15th she will finally go direct and your Scales will become balanced. When Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th there can be some potential disputes with partners over finances. This is not the time to be negotiating better mortgage or refinancing rates either. The Full Moon in Libra on the 10th makes you desirous of being in the spotlight. While you crave more attention, don’t become needy or demanding if it’s not given instantly. Mars entering Gemini on the 21st should be very auspicious for writers and for Twins who give presentations. Your presence will come across as both commanding and charismatic to your audience. The New Moon on the 25th gives you the needed spark to investigate new ways of investing money and saving on existing insurance policies. Venus reenters Aries on the 28th and peace is restored in your close relationships.

 

SCORPIO

On the 2nd Venus retrogrades back into Pisces and you can become overly suspicious with matters of the heart. Try not to put your beloved under a magnifying glass to find things that might be off. Also, Scorpios involved in the arts might become their own worst critic. On the 15th she will go direct and there will be an easier flow in your existence. Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th. Past difficulties with a relationship, which you thought were successfully resolved, may pop-up again. The Full Moon on the 10th brings in a flood of reminiscences of situations and people from your past. This is an excellent time to do a final exorcism on any unpleasant and self-limiting memories. Keep the good and let go of the bad. Mars enters Gemini on the 21st making you extremely focused with financial goals. New ways to refinance or get a much needed line of credit can be found. If you’re seeking a business partner, Mars should help you find the right one with strong sales and marketing skills.  The New Moon on the 25th lights up your love life. Attached Scorpios will feel a sense of renewed love. Those who are unattached will be attracting many potential romances. Venus enters Aries on the 28th. If you have to hire someone to perform services, you will get the best person to do the work.  

 

SAGITTARIUS

Venus steps backward into Pisces on the 2nd and personalities can clash on the home front. Since emotions will be running high, there isn’t much you can do to appease anyone. Archers planning on extensive decorating or renovation projects should place them on hold. When Venus goes direct on the 15th, you will not be happy with any artistic decisions made now. Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th and you may be forced to redo projects at work. Pesky things like accurate details will be hard for you to manage. If you’re planning on starting a diet, don’t. It will be doomed to failure with the retrograde. Wait until next month and you’ll faithfully stick to it. The Full Moon on the 10th brings in some fabulous leads thru networking. The right people to help achieve your goals will be more than happy to oblige. On the 21st Mars enters Gemini and tempers can erupt easily in your close relationships and with business partners. Don’t fan the flames, end all disputes quickly.  The New Moon on the 25th finds Archers discontent with their jobs being lucky with landing a better one.

 

CAPRICORN

Do guard against getting lured into unwinnable arguments when Venus retrogrades back into Pisces on the 2nd. Your opinions, no matter how wise they are, will not be appreciated by others and possibly taken out of context too. When she starts going in direct motion on the 15th, you will be gifted with a silver tongue. Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th and Goats with kids will have great difficulties in communication with them. A lover from the past may also resurface but their situation hasn’t really improved to warrant a reconciliation. The Full Moon on the 10th promises career rewards for past unacknowledged hard work. Self- employed Goats should garner much needed positive publicity for their business. Mars entering Gemini on the 21st is an auspicious time to join a gym or increase your workout schedule. At work you may be asked to manage or delegate work duties to employees. While some may not be happy with this, disregard their petty jealousy and concentrate on getting the job done efficiently. The New Moon on the 25th finds you drawn to innovative creative projects. A new love affair may also begin to bloom. Venus enters Aries on the 28th and those wishing to buy a new home should be hitting the market for the best buy.

 

AQUARIUS

Venus retrogrades back into Pisces and it may be near to impossible to stick to a sane budget, but try. Keep all unnecessary expenditures to the bare minimum. What attracts you now will not when Venus goes direct on the 15th. Then you’ll be stuck with a high price item, you don’t even want. Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th and you may feel family members think you’re from another planet. They will find your ideas and lifestyle are too “out there” for even a discussion. The Full Moon on the 10th can bring Aquarian writers praise for submitted articles and a possible contract for work. A strong desire for travel may motivate you into booking a dream get a way for next month. Mars enters Gemini on the 21st making you passionate about your creative ideas. Aquarians with children should be spending more time doing projects with them now. The New Moon on the 25th finds you immersed in home improvement projects. If you’ve been putting off entertaining at home, this is a good time to host a special get together for those who you are close to.

 

PISCES

Retrograde Venus enters Pisces on the 2nd filling you with unwarranted insecurities about your look and personal mannerisms. However, don’t make any major beauty overhauls until after she goes direct on the 15th. Otherwise you’ll regret the changes made in your appearance. Better get your car checked out before Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th. What can be a minor correctable problem with it now, can escalate into a big repair bill, if left unattended. The Full Moon on the 10th offers unexpected opportunities for you to be approved for additional credit, if needed. Business partners can reel in some needed cash for the company. Mars enters Gemini on the 21st providing you with the extra oomph to tackle even the most arduous DIY home projects. The Warrior planet though may make tempers flare up with family members over even the most insignificant things. The New Moon on the 25th enhances your social media skills and popularity.