This could turn out to be a big month for you as both your ruling planets, Mars and Pluto, play a significant role. Mars is currently in Aquarius down at the base of your horoscope ruling your home and family, your past and where you come from.
Mars is the planet of action and speed but currently Mars is being held back, limited, repressed by Saturn, also in Aquarius. You couldn’t get a more vivid symbol of lockdown. The conjunction of these two key planets took place on March 31st but Mars is restricted by Saturn until it pulls away on or around the 11th.
Once Mars is able to move freely, then you can start to take the initiative and put your energy into your domestic situation and your family relationships. For some of you, being at home may bring extra challenges. You could be worried about a parent or someone older.
Or perhaps, you find yourself feeling frustrated and hemmed in. Take good care of yourself and do whatever you can to keep your mood upbeat. Focus on other areas where you can channel your energy.
Routine & Health
This is a good month to put time and thought into your routine, your well-being and health. The Sun is in Aries and your work and health sector until the 19th and talk planet Mercury moves here from the 11th to the 27th.
You may have lots of good ideas for keeping your work going, even if things have changed drastically. Keep seeking the new while Aries season is prominent.
This is where there’s a whoosh of planetary energy so find new and innovative things to do, whatever your current situation. It’s important this month to focus on your physical fitness and do what you can to stay strong.
If you’re on the frontline, go about your job, your business with strength and courage. The Full Moon on the 8th is about taking care of yourself and others. Take time out if needed and stop and reassess where you can be most useful.
When it comes to money matters, teamwork is required. Venus, the planet of relating, enters Gemini and your joint finance sector on the 3rd, where it remains until August 7th.
This is an unusually long time for Venus to remain in one sector of the zodiac. This is because Venus turns retrograde, i.e. will be on go slow next month.
Venus is your partner planet so reach out to others for financial help or advice. Keep the lines of communication open when it comes to money. Get your ideas hat on, learn more about what’s happening and ensure you review all your finances. This year will bring challenging times to our economy and the more you’re in the know, the better.
The 4th is a stand-out date in this respect when Venus teams up with Saturn in Aquarius. You may have a long-term vision for your home life, your family, your future security. And, it’s what you set in motion this month that can benefit you greatly in 2021.
Jupiter Pluto Conjunction
The major planetary aspect taking place in April is the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in Capricorn on the 5th. Pluto’s your co-ruler so this is a powerful combination for you in your communication sector.
Jupiter rules growth and expansion, Pluto is about transformation at its best, also loss. You may be diving deep into the dark side of life or have to confront death or loss in your personal experience. Yet, ultimately this combination is about rebirth and renewal, finding hope (Jupiter) in the darkness (Pluto) and communicating with others to pass on what you know.
You could be a voice for good during this whole experience. Or, a major player within your local community or within society. It’s a classic symbol for teaching wisdom and passing on your experience.
If you feel compelled to write or podcast, go for it. Jupiter and Pluto meet two more times on June 30th and November 12th and this is a backdrop, a theme to your year. It’s a positive time to start a new course of study.
Uranus & Relationships
Finally, this could be a tricky month for relationships. Perhaps, some of what you need to say won’t be received well. You currently have Uranus, the planet of unpredictability and change, in Taurus and your relationship sector.
When Mars and Uranus clash on the 7th, this could coincide with a separation or a falling out. It’s volatile astrology and best to steer clear of anger or conflict.
Taurus begins to dominate after the 19th when the Sun enters this earth sign followed by Mercury on the 27th. The stand out date is the 23rd, the day of the New Moon, a symbol of new beginnings. This New Moon pulls in Uranus, which is active on the 26th and 31st (May 1st in some countries).
As Uranus tends to turn any situation on its head, this could bring exciting developments for love, reconnecting with a lover out of the blue. And yes, Uranus rules technology so more than likely this would be online.
The period from the 25th to the 28th is the hot spot. It may not be easy to get through these few days without a disappointment or a falling out. Try not to be overly impulsive and take a step back if you feel out of control. Decide where your priorities lie and do what’s best for you and your family.
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