Friday, April 8: Talk it out while the words flow, but confirm all facts, because the truth is easily stretched. Leaks abound. If the energy feels scattered and nervy, let the mind become a calm vessel. The evening effervesces with the right combination of people as the moon sextiles the sun and Mercury. Saturday, April 9: A major plan is put on hold and power dynamics don’t work the way we expect as Pluto retrogrades. But we can speak our peace. Water affects us; oceans and rivers ripple with strength. Melancholic wistfulness can inspire work this afternoon as the moon enters Cancer. It’s a sweet, cranky evening. Don’t push anyone to do anything, no matter how much fun it sounds like. Sunday, April 10: Communication is tricky all day. Opinions mask primal insecurities. We can channel these feelings into work but need to do so on our own terms. Monday, April 11: Scheduling slides off track. Arguments are the result of tangled energy rather than true differences of opinion, so walk away and try again later. Tuesday, April 12: Underneath the bluster are more forgiveness and a more generous heart than we’ve had for a few days. Don’t get all operatic about problems; solutions will be well received. Courage, even the foolish kind, is plentiful later; respect the heart involved.
We need less coffee and more humor to deal with a week full of contradictions. The mood is energized with lazy spells and positive with an easily inflamed twitch that can exacerbate allergies and tempers, thanks to the sun, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, and Uranus all in honest and abrupt Aries. The future is in a state of metamorphosis. We’re in this together, so the more self-responsible we are, without being self-centered, the easier the week will be.
Our willpower, or “won’t power,” grows muscles as willful Mars forms a brave and competent, if difficult, square to empowered Pluto early next week. We can tap into this aspect’s potential when we get excited about anything that demands our verve. This flare can incinerate obstacles or the opposition as it pours fuel on any fire. We get particularly angry if we feel trapped or notice the misuse of power in any form. We’ll feel better when we have evidence that we have free will and the strength to change the situation.
Pluto works behind the scenes, under the ground, or beneath the waves; look for cracks in the foundation. Even our dreams may get strange and kick up adrenaline. We have less patience than usual but may run into more glitches to try our patience as Mercury retrogrades, and this is where humor comes in handy. Although some problem will tear at our hearts, who needs a sit-com when a trip to the store can provide great slapstick? Delays and confusing signals pile up, so confirm schedules.
Retrograde Mercury can throw off electrical signals. Mechanical gear can show unexpected signs of wear and tear — and so can our nerves. But we have the energy reserves and entrepreneurship to thrive if we become inspired. Wednesday, April 13: The mood is extroverted. Confirm information and weed out self-aggrandizing fiction. Ask questions. Thursday, April 14: We feel fuzzy early on and then sharp-edged and efficient. Keep it kind. Take care of old problems and then refocus. Later, an ingenious if not creative mood is good for correcting any factual mistakes.