PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THESE DATES:
The new moon on July 13 at 20 degrees Cancer is a partial eclipse; this will be a very busy day when you should find people helpful. The full moon on July 27 at 4 degrees Aquarius is a total eclipse; this is a good time to be quiet and keep new ideas to yourself. The new moon on August 11 is another partial eclipse, at 18 degrees Leo; it can bring unexpected news. The full moon on August 26 at 3 degrees Pisces is a time to keep family discussions calm and on an even keel. Mercury goes retrograde on July 26 and direct on August 19; make decisions before July 26 and after August 19. Mars, your ruler, gives you a lot of energy, enthusiasm and determination, especially for new ARIES ideas. (MARCH You are 21 in TO a APRIL time frame 20) when it is good to readjust your lifestyle and take on some new classes, a new job or join new organizations. You are a person who enjoys the excitement of buying and moving into a neighborhood. You are naturally optimistic about the new and different.
The new moon on July 13 is a partial eclipse, and this is an eventful day. Think about what you want, TAURUS and (APRIL initiate 21 or TO take MAY actions 20) to enhance what is already going well in your life. On July 11 Jupiter goes direct; on July 12 your ruler, Venus, trines Uranus. These planets together can bring good surprises.
Mercury, your ruler, goes retrograde July 26. Try to make all important decisions and take action before GEMINI that (MAY date. 21 On TO August JUNE 20) 19 Mercury goes direct, after which you will once again be able to believe what you hear and rely on information you receive. Whenever Mercury is retrograde it’s a time-out period for you.
Cancers are known for their empathy. Your desire to help—and your ability to make delicious casseroles CANCER when (JUNE someone 21 TO JULY is in need—make 22) you popular. Of course, your ruler is the moon; that changes signs every few days, causing you to change projects in accordance with whichever sign the moon occupies. It can make you emotional.
Your ruler, the sun, makes you happiest when you are outside in the sunshine. Any sport such as LEO golf, (JULY swimming 23 TO AUGUST or even 22) walking is beneficial to you. July 27 on the full moon and total eclipse is a special day for you. Plan something with good friends, especially Sagittarians or other Leos. You like happy, active, friendly people who want to get out and see what’s happening in the world.
Virgo is the sign of the planner. You’re not happy without a calendar. You have a meticulous nature VIRGO and (AUGUST like everything 23 TO SEPTEMBER done according 22) to your specifications, which are stringent. You like things done to perfection and are most critical of yourself. You need to be less fussy, worry less and relax.
July and August LIBRA should (SEPTEMBER be full of 23 social TO OCTOBER events that 22) are close to home. You may feel discontent and need a vacation. Friends and family can cause concern, but that will not last long. With your ruler, Venus, in Virgo in July you may feel worried; however, things will work out fine after August 19.
Yours is a very complex SCORPIO sign. (OCTOBER You have 23 two TO rulers NOVEMBER assigned 22) to you. Mars is the ancient ruler; Pluto is the newer planet assigned to Scorpio. It makes sense to give Scorpio two rulers, since both planets are intense and very strong. Together they more aptly describe powerhouse Scorpio. Think Hillary, who is a “double Scorpio”!
This freedom-loving sign is getting SAGITTARIUS ready for (NOVEMBER good changes. 23 Get TO your DECEMBER life in order 21) so it’s easy to take off spontaneously on a long or foreign trip. You like excitement, friends and new, surprising adventures—and they are coming. Now is a preparation time. You’ve got one of the zodiac’s most amazing imaginations, so use it—you’re inspired now.
You’re a serious, work-oriented, no-nonsense person, and that is particularly true CAPRICORN now. Starting (DECEMBER your own business 22 TO JANUARY is supremely 19) favored even if you have to add it to a job you already have. People in your family may help you. You are the kind of person who makes your own opportunities, and you are a great builder of businesses.
Aquarius is a fixed sign, and that means you can sometimes be stubborn. You are AQUARIUS most often (JANUARY right, however. 20 TO FEBRUARY You will listen 18) to those you judge accomplished in their fields, but you do always question the ideas of others and don’t take things for granted. In your case that is a good thing, since you have new and inventive ideas that may be the best.
The lunar eclipse on July 27, and two partial solar eclipses—one on July 13 and another on August PISCES 11—certainly (FEBRUARY should 19 TO make MARCH these 20) months important for you. There is a need to be cautious. Eclipses often change things dramatically and have been known to cancel events you think are definitely going to happen. Hang loose and be careful!
Norma R. Hagan has been an astrologer for more than 50 years. She is a Professional Member of the American Federation of Astrologers (PMAFA). She has written many articles for astrology magazines and has made television appearances on Good Morning America and the Maury Povich Show. In 1972 she moved to Puerto Rico and while there did astrology work for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force in Aquadilla. In 1976 she established an office in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she did horoscopes, read tarot cards and did pro bono astrology work for the Virginia Beach Homicide Division. Hagan now lives on Sanibel Island, Florida, and does horoscopes and telephone tarot card readings. She can be reached at 239-284-0272.