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Linda C. Black Astrology

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Today's Horoscope

Focus creative energy on making money grow. Having a meticulous partner helps. Your emotional balance extends to others. Both learn and teach. Provide motivation. You may have to break eggs to make an omelet. Clean up after.

  • Love 6
  • Communication6
  • Work 8

Today's Aspects

  • 4:30 AM Sun Trine Moon Wait to make a final decision. Make sure you've done the research. The facts you need can be found. Rest and review. Let someone teach you a new trick.
  • 9:11 PM Moon square Pluto Ponder your upcoming action. Don't take on any more work yet. Professional advice comes in handy now. Wait until after this aspect to travel. Avoid arguments.
  • 11:18 PM Moon sextile Jupiter Up the ante at work. You have more than expected. Expand your territory.
  • 11:43 PM Mercury square Neptune Assuage doubts with factual data. Inhibit fantasies. The rewards don't seem to be as much as you'd hoped. Deception is revealed. Postpone a financial discussion.

Tomorrow's Horoscope

Settle into some tranquility. Meditation or a dream reveals a new direction. Use your common sense. In a confrontation, listen for the gold. Work out a contentious situation for unforeseen options. No need to decide now. Consider all angles.

  • Love 7
  • Communication6
  • Work 7

Tomorrow's Aspects

  • 5:18 AM Moon opposition Uranus Recall a recent dream or an image from your meditation. Start thinking about an upcoming job.
  • 1:21 PM Moon square Venus Harmony requires effort. Don't show a loved one unfinished work.

Saturday's Horoscope

Begin a two-day adventurous phase. Consider the big picture. Set long-range goals today and tomorrow, including travels. Make sure your passport is current. Ponder input from others. Loved ones reassure you. Dream big. Invite friends. Venture into unexplored territory.

  • Love 5
  • Communication7
  • Work 9

Saturday's Aspects

  • 2:35 AM Moon enters Scorpio Entering two-day adventurous phase. Keep the money in the bank. Conditions are better for travel for the next two days. New opportunities present themselves. Take care.
  • 9:52 AM Sun conjunct Mercury Secrets are revealed. Use what you've learned. Others ask too many questions.
  • 9:35 PM Moon Trine Neptune Glamour is good now. A touch of glamour or blue sky won't hurt. An excellent suggestion. Stash away the surplus. Group efforts bear fruit now.

May's Horoscope

Think it over before signing contracts. Wax philosophical as you experiment with new concepts. Good time to bond with a group. Your advice is in great demand. And relax. Keep track of the money. For about three weeks, listen carefully and be respectful. Be stingy for the next three weeks. Re-organize a kitchen drawer.

Significant Dates

  • May3
  • May17
  • May18


Mercury is retrograde

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2015-06-11 04:59:59 -0700

The smallest planet in the Solar System, Mercury's closest to the Sun and completes an orbit every 88 days.

Mercury's retrograde lasts about three weeks, and occurs three times a year. Mercury's the planet that rules over communication, intellect, education, commerce and transportation. Retrograde effects include slowing, blocking, jamming and breakdowns. Listening and reviewing gets more important, as the message can become garbled, lost or delayed.

Mercury's the ruling planet for both Gemini and Virgo, so people born under these signs can be more affected by Mercury Retrograde.

Mars is direct

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2016-04-17 04:59:59 -0700

Mars is the action planet, named for the warrior god in Roman mythology. It takes the fourth planet about 687 Earth days to orbit the Sun.

When Mars goes retrograde, which it does every 2 and a half years (usually for two months), thought takes precedence over overt actions, and pressure can become internalized. Stress can lead to health problems, and impulsiveness can lead to arguments and accidents. Release emotion with exercise. It's a good time to take it slower, review the plans, and re-define goals and methods. Avoid risky business, for love or money. New endeavors can stall or may not go as intended, so it's better to choose a launch date after Mars goes direct.

Mars retrograde affects each person individually according to their natal chart, but in general, Mars rules Aries and Scorpio, so these signs are especially affected.