Jupiter has been transiting through Cancer since June of last year and will continue in the realm of domesticity and maternal love until July 16th of this year. Part of the fun has been a retrograde stint that started in November of 2013 and ends today. Those who have had a hard time getting their home life together will have a better time of it now.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You may get the feeling that you’re playing it too safe. Indeed, you are usually happier when you are taking chances, and the best part is that they never run out. The more chances you take the more you get.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll be dealing with people of various ages. Don’t judge them by their age, but by what they do, which will be surprisingly different from what you’d think they would be able to do based on their age.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Why do people bungee jump, parachute from planes and fall in love? Because one of life’s great pleasures is the pleasure of surrender. You’ll know it today.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Every time a celebrity goes to rehab it’s a reminder that privilege and pampering are no substitute for self-love. Why reserve the deep care and respect for when you are feeling fragile? Put yourself first today.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll delight in learning and think such interesting thoughts that it will be a joy to be inside your own mind and a treat for others to be in your company.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Of course you can’t see the world through other people’s eyes, and so you’ll never really know how differently they see things. However, today you’ll suspect that the difference is substantial.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If you feel a kinship with all humans, how can any one be your enemy? You’ll be inclined to work things out, even if others wouldn’t expect it of you. You hold yourself to a higher standard of peace.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It will be best to work out the details of a project with another person even though you will execute the project alone. This way you’ll get the benefit of two minds without sharing too much of the profit.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). When you make up your mind, the only one who can unmake it is you. You are less susceptible to peer pressure than others around you today and may have to step up as the moral center of your group.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Though you may not recognize it at first today, you’re in a position of power. You will have the opportunity to be as merciful as someone has been with you in the past.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Mistakes are just one of the things you’ll make – and such a minor number of them that it’s hardly worth worrying about. So go on and take on that daring project you’ve been mentally toying with.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll be awed by nature at work in daily life. And considering that daily life has yet to be found on any planet for billions of miles, it is miraculous, indeed.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. This month you lose your fear of losing and take a chance on love, either going into deeper, more meaningful places with an existing relationship or, if single, risking your heart with someone new. April is fun-filled even though you’ll be busy with work. Family makes you proud in May. You’ll trade up in June. Cancer and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 33, 24, 14 and 38.
JUPITER DIRECT IN CANCER: If you’ve ever set out to clean a closet or a room only to discover hours into the effort that things look 10 times messier than they did before you started, you understand a Jupiter retrograde in Cancer. It’s a time to deal with the mess of our home lives. And for those who don’t have a messy home life, consider adding more love to it. Love is essentially a messy process, much like growth, improvement and work.
During a Jupiter retrograde, things get worse before they get better. You often have to pull everything out, take an inventory, decide what your categories are going to be, sort everything into those categories and then figure out what you’re going to do with each category. This is true whether you’re dealing with items or people, feelings or relationships.
Why bring it up now? Jupiter is now changing directions, and things on this front will get easier. Hip, hip, hurray! Maybe things are progressing more smoothly already. I just mention it in case you’re still standing in a mess. Take heart. Pick one thing up at a time and figure out what to do with it. Everything is going to get better.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Pisces basketball star Shaquille O’Neal is widely regarded as one of the best centers of all time, as well as being a respected sports analyst, rapper and spokesman. His Mercury and Venus in Aries, the warrior planet, are the aspect of a competitive spirit. His Mars in Taurus represents strength, consistency, stability and money, and Jupiter in Capricorn also bodes well for material wealth.
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