SCORPIO / Scorpio Rising


Horoscope For 2019

By Christine Rakela

Scorpio: You may benefit on every level with Jupiter in Sagittarius in your 2nd house sector of earned income, self-esteem, possessions, and the use of your skills and talents. You will attract compliments and favors and those that are not acting in your best interests will take a back seat to your admirers. Your income will improve over the course of the year enabling you to enhance your appearance and boost your self-esteem.

Saturn and Pluto both in Capricorn this year will reside in your 3rd house sector causing you to think more seriously. You would benefit by pursuing educational goals, learning a new trade, or areas of study. Issues with a sibling or close relative could surface that will need to be addressed. If a job situation is becoming unbearable it is time to go elsewhere.

Uranus moving into the earth sign, Taurus, in March will be residing in your 7th house sector for seven years bringing new people into your life that could be a catalyst to you pursuing other avenues. A current relationship may experience changes or distance as one of you may need more freedom. New relationships could be exciting, but not always long lasting unless you allow the space for each other to grow.

In January assertive Mars in Aries will be encouraging you to get everything accomplished on your list. You are likely to succeed with your daily agenda as well as get along with coworkers most of the month with Mars in favorable aspect to Venus and Jupiter, but beware of the pitfalls on the 1st, 18th, 20th - a Full Moon, and 21st as adverse aspects create tension and annoyances on the job that could also be affecting your health. On the 13th as Jupiter squares Neptune avoid risky financial ventures as what seems quite lucrative, isn’t!

At the beginning of February Mars squares Pluto has you meeting up with some resistance from others especially on the job, but the 2nd to the 7th are good days to capitalize upon. Unexpected situations at work may arise that could lead to an argument on the 12th as Mars influences Uranus. Misunderstandings with friends are likely to occur on the 19th and 20th with the Virgo/Pisces Full Moon. Projects should be put on hold.

At the beginning of March rescheduling changes and indecision cloud your thinking under adverse aspects with Uranus. Then Mercury goes retrograde on the 5th until the 28th. You may at times feel somewhat disoriented during this retrograde. As you mull over the direction of your life, t is best to avoid making important decisions and watch out for misunderstandings.

In April, you will have more clear-headed thinking with Saturn aspects and the New Moon on the 4th and 5th, but challenges are foreseen on the 9th and 10th where vague situations with financial transactions and any partnerships are unsettling. You will have better luck midmonth on the 14th, 15th, and 16th. The Full Moon brings up issues with work and health on the 18th and 19th . If you are feeling worn-down a change of pace is needed. It is best not to over-extend yourself or you will be disappointed on the 26th and 27th as Mars squares Neptune.

During May, Saturn retrograde will be the cause of delays and blocked communication. This is not the time to start a new job or project or travel. Much contemplation may occur the first few days on the month as Saturn and Pluto adversely aspect Mercury. Your social life is temporarily blocked. You may feeling rather anti-social. Do enjoy a banner morning on the 9th as Venus aspects Jupiter. Financial trouble is noted on the 18th with the impact of a Full Moon. Communication problems lead to a stressful day that could undermine your finances on the 29th.

In June accomplish what you can the first week, especially on the 2nd as there are a series of challenging influences ahead due to Saturn in soft aspect to Neptune. Obstacles and possible disappointment are indicated on the 9th and 14th. Dreams of grandeur will not materialize on the 16th and 17th as Jupiter in square aspect to Neptune and the Full Moon are occurring. Adverse aspects the 18th and 19th cause tension and upset, but the 22nd and the 23rd plans have a smoother outcome and communication is more optimistic.

During July the New Moon spotlights higher-minded pursuits, educational goals, spiritual quests, networking opportunities, and travel the first few days. On the 9th to the 11th as Mars is in square aspect to Uranus along with other difficult aspects there will be a lot of tension experienced on the job and possibly with a close relationship that may only escalate. If you are not careful. a sudden ending could ensue. Mercury goes retrograde starting the 7th to the 31st. Postpone important decisions and don’t start anything new during this retrograde. It will not pan out. You will reevaluate were you stand with your career and social status in life.

In August on the evening of the 1st Venus in challenging square aspect to Uranus causes some unexpected stress with your job. The 8th and 9th, however, are terrific days where you could receive a promotion or benefits with your career. as Jupiter is in favorable aspect to the Sun, Moon, and Venus. Jupiter going direct on the 11th emphasizes your earning potential. Do capitalizes upon your skills and talents for the best results. A rough Full Moon on the 15th as you at odds with balancing your work and home life. Tensions will escalate. Think before you act. Better influences are noted on the 19th to the 21st. Venus in positive aspect to Uranus on the 26thattracts favorable conditions with friends or a close relationship. A pleasant time to meet someone new.

In September Mercury trine Uranus and Venus trine Saturn on the 1st help you with ideas that secure your future goals. Support may come from a close friend or relationship. If you expect too mush disappointments will ensue on the 4th and the evening of the 6th when Venus opposes Neptune and Mercury opposes Neptune. 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. You will accomplish more on the 18th, 19th , and 20th 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 communication could bring a job or relationship to an end if you are not careful on the 26th as Mercury is in square aspect to Pluto.

During October pleasant aspects with the Moon in Sagittarius the 1st to the 3rd bring more cheerfulness into your life. Rescheduling changes occur on the evening of the 6th and 7t. A stressful Full Moon that affects your health and job is occurring on the 12th and 13th, but smoother days are noted on the 15th. Mercury in Scorpio in positive aspect to Pluto and the Moon has you thinking more seriously on the 19th and 20th. A New Moon on the 27th highlights challenges with Mars in adverse aspect to Saturn. Keeping busy with chores will help pass the day. Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio on the 31st until November 20th and you will find yourself rethinking the direction of your life.

In November Venus moves into Sagittarius to join up with Jupiter the entire month bringing you wonderful opportunities to earn money and improve your self-esteem. Be resourceful and utilize all of your potential as others will notice and appreciate what you have to offer. On the 5th Mars in adverse aspect to Pluto will be the culprit behind strained communication in the early morning. Progress is to made on the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 11th. The Full Moon on the 12th brings up issues tat need to be addressed in a personal relationship. The 14th brings disillusionment on the job with Venus squaring Neptune. You will benefit from this lucky day on the 19th as the Moon trines Venus and Jupiter. Pursue career opportunities as they will be lucrative and exciting. Mercury goes direct on the 20th. Monetary gain is in the spotlight on the 26th with a Sagittarius New Moon, and Venus trine Uranus on the 28th indicates positive strides in a relationship or meeting someone new.

During December on the 2nd Jupiter moves into the sign of Capricorn for approximately one year improving all communications and encouraging you to reach out socially to those around you. An educational goal, or work opportunity, or travel plan will be pursued that lifts your spirit. 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 your finances that may involve a joint venture. 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 work opportunities, areas of study, or travel plans. Improving an on-going relationship or meeting a new romantic prospect is looking good! A monetary issue spells trouble on the 19th as Mercury is in square aspect to Neptune. Miscommunication will probably be behind it. As Jupiter and Uranus aspect each other and the Sun the 15th to the 27thyour relationships will improve and if single a new commitment is foreseen. Now is the time to enjoy each other’s company, especially is taking in the joyous holiday!

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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