ARIES / Aries Rising


Horoscope For 2019

Aries: The good opportunities lie with Jupiter in your 9th sector emphasizing networking, higher educational and/or spiritual pursuits, long distant connections, other cultures, and travel. You will feel more optimistic with Jupiter’s placement here and this will encourage you to seek out avenues that would enhance your life.

Saturn and Pluto both in Capricorn this year are putting pressure on your work/career 10th house sector. You will need to consider either making serious changes with your job or ending it. There will be other opportunities ahead.

Uranus moving into Taurus in early March for eight years will clearly offer you new insight into improving and stabilizing your finances. Only productive avenues will be pursued where you get the results you are looking for in your quest. Be unique and capitalize upon your individuality.

Assertive Mars in Aries will not waste any time in January stimulating your motivation to get everything on your list done. You are likely to succeed most of the month with Mars in favorable aspect to Venus and Jupiter, but beware of the pitfalls on the 1st, 18th, 20th, and 21st as adverse aspect make life difficult and could put your reputation on the line. On the 13th as Jupiter squares Neptune, if a trip isn’t in the offing you will fantasize about one.

Resistance will be strongly felt at the beginning of February as Mars squares Pluto, but the 2nd to the 7th are good days to capitalize upon. Sudden changes in your life may occur on the 12th as Mars influences Uranus. Behind the scenes misunderstandings are likely to occur especially on the job on the 19th and 20th with the Virgo/Pisces Full Moon.

You will confront making some personal changes at the start of March and then Mercury goes retrograde on the 5th until the 28th. You may at times feel confused or disoriented during this retrograde. It is best to avoid making important decisions and watch out for misunderstandings.

In April, you will find much more clarity with Saturn aspects and he New Moon on the evening of the 4th into the 5th, but challenges are noted on the 9th and 10th where communications may be completely off target. You will have better luck midmonth on the 14th, 15th, and 16th. Watch out for the Full Moon causing issues with personal relations on the 19th and don’t over-extend yourself on the 26th and 27th as Mars squaring Neptune has you feeling disappointed. Giving to others will bring fulfillment.

During May, Saturn retrograde slows everything down, especially with career pursuits. Much contemplation may occur the first couple of days on the month as Saturn and Pluto adversely aspect Mercury. Your social life is temporarily blocked. Take advantage of a banner morning on the 9th is noted as Venus aspects Jupiter. Watch out for financial trouble on the 18th with an activated Full Moon. An emotionally stressful day is noted on the 29th. Watch out for accidents.

In June although the first week should be productive, pursing your sought-after goals this month will be challenging as Saturn is in soft aspect to Neptune. Obstacles and possible disappointment are indicated on the 9th and 14th. Be sure not to bite off more than you can chew or chase after pipe dreams on the 16th and 17th as Jupiter is in square aspect to Neptune and the Full Moon are manifesting. Don’t expect much on adverse aspects the 18th and 19th, but the morning of the 21st, the 22nd, and the 23rd have more to offer with improved communication under favorable Moon aspects and Venus influencing Jupiter.

During July with the New Moon, you may be focusing on the home the first few days, but challenges are indicated on the 9th to 11th as Mars is in adverse aspect to Uranus. Don’t let tensions, anger, and resistance may get the best of you, especially at home. Mercury goes retrograde starting the 7th to the 31st. Postpone important decisions and don’t start anything new during this retrograde. You will reassess how you feel about your living situation.

In August on the morning of the 1st Venus in challenging square aspect to Uranus causes some unexpected stress in the home. The 8th and 9th, however, are banner days where you want to be capitalizing upon your creativity, romance, or enjoying life to the fullest with Jupiter is favorable aspect to the Sun, Moon, and Venus. The advantage is on your side. Jupiter going direct on the 11th will put you in the driver’s seat and steer you in a positive direction with networking, distant communications, higher-minded goals, and traveling. Pursue all with vigor. You will encounter a rough Full Moon on the 15th that affects your creative goals, love life, and your future. Think before you act. Better influences are noted on the 19th to the 21st, and especially on the 26th with Venus in positive aspect to Uranus where financial and job improvements are indicated.

In September the 1st is insightful and productive with Mercury trine Uranus and Venus trine Saturn, but beware of the 4th and the evening of the 6th where Venus oppose Neptune and Mercury oppose Neptune will be the cause of disappointment. Don’t over-do-it or over-extend yourself on the 11th, 12th, and 13th as Mars squaring Jupiter and opposing Neptune along with the Full Moon is persuading you to burn the candle at both ends. Wait for a better period to pursue your plans. The 18th, 19th , and 20th are more focused days as the Moon trines Mars, Mars trines Pluto, and the Moon trines Mercury and Venus. Following pipe dreams will get you into trouble on the 21st and 22nd.with Jupiter squaring Neptune. Strained relations are indicated on the 26th as Mercury is in square aspect to Pluto.

During October good aspects with the Moon in Sagittarius the 1st to the 3rd bring more optimism into your life. Rescheduling changes occur on the 6th and 7th. A stressful Full Moon is occurring on the 12th and 13th, but smoother days on the 15th and 17th are indicated. Mercury in Scorpio in positive aspect to Pluto and the Moon brings pensive thought on the 19th and 20th. Even though there is a new Moon on the 27th, challenges are seen with Mars in adverse aspect to Saturn in the morning. Working hard will get you through the day. Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio on the 31st until November 20th causing you to reassess where you stand with all partnerships in both business and pleasure, all financial dealings, and whether you are benefiting from areas of personal growth.

In November on the 1st Venus moves into Sagittarius to join up with Jupiter the entire month bringing you more happiness and highlighting networking opportunities, higher-minded pursuits, and travel. Make the most of it. On the 5th Mars in adverse aspect to Pluto will be the culprit behind strained relations in the early morning. Days you will make more strides are the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 11th. The Full Moon on the 12th causes strain and the 14th brings disillusionment with Venus squaring Neptune. Take advantage of a lucky banner day on the 19th as the Moon trines Venus and Jupiter. Mercury goes direct on the 20th. Much can be accomplished on the 26th and 28th with a Sagittarius New Moon and Venus trine Uranus.

During December Jupiter journeys into Capricorn on the 2nd for an approximate year bringing career improvements and a favorable reputation. Smooth sailing is noted on the 3rd as Venus favorably influences Mars and the Moon is in positive aspect to Uranus, Mars, and Venus. Plans may go awry on the 8th as the Sun adversely aspects Neptune and the Full Moon on the 11th brings challenges with a relationship. However, your ideals come to fruition on the 13th as Mars trines Neptune and the 15th is an exceptionally positive day as Jupiter is in excellent trine aspect to Uranus. You will be inspired to pursue new goals. Look for support during this time. Misunderstandings and confusion are indicated on the 19th as Mercury is in square aspect to Neptune. As Jupiter trines Uranus and both aspect the Sun the 15th to the 27th you will find the confidence to expand your horizons with your career and social circle as you enjoy the holiday spirit!

Mercury is retrograde from March 5th - March 28th, July 7th - July 31st, October 31st - November 29th. Do avoid making important decisions or starting anything new under this influence. Watch out for mistakes being made and misunderstandings.

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