VIRGO/ Virgo Rising


Horoscope For 2019

By Christine Rakela

Virgo: You will have a better outlook on life with Jupiter in Sagittarius in your 4th house sector of the home and your emotional foundation. This year is great for home improvements, or selling and buying a home. You will be pleased with how things unfold with your living situation. Entertaining family and friends will be especially enjoyed during the year.

Saturn and Pluto both in Capricorn this year are residing in your 5th house sector. You may have to take on extra responsibilities with a loved one or a creative pursuit. Stay away from speculative risky ventures. Intense situations may surface with a loved one that will need to be addressed. If a relationship is not benefiting you it may be time to let it go. There will be other opportunities ahead.

Uranus journeying into Taurus in early March will be residing in your 9th house sector bringing new and interesting opportunities with educational goals, spiritual quests, traveling, networking opportunities, and planning the direction of your life. At times unexpected changes with your will occur on the job, with relatives, traveling or areas of study.

Mars in Aries in January will be motivating you to improve upon your monetary situation and manage any financial transactions that need to be addressed. You will succeed most of the month with Mars in excellent aspect to Venus and Jupiter, but there be some setbacks on the 18th, 20th, and 21st as adverse aspects make life difficult with partnerships and finances. As Jupiter is in square aspect to Neptune on the 13th , you can enjoy a close relationship and gatherings at home without having any expectations, but if single a fantasy is better than a relationship situation that is misleading.

At the beginning of February as Mars squares Pluto partners in business and pleasure will not be so cooperative and resist your efforts. Fairly good days are foreseen on the 2nd to the 7th. A sudden change with a partnership that could involve money or an investment may occur on the 12th as Mars influences Uranus. Avoid miscommunication in a relationship as this could lead to a problematic situation on the 19th and 20th with the Virgo/Pisces Full Moon.

You will encounter unexpected changes with a partnership situation or your finances are unsettling at the start of March and then Mercury goes retrograde on the 5th until the 28th. You will reassess where you stand with a close relationship during this retrograde. It is best to avoid making important decisions and watch out for mistakes and misunderstandings.

In April there will be more clarity with a Sun/Saturn aspect and the New Moon on the 4th and 5th, but you will meet up with challenges on the 9th and 10th with coworkers and close relations. Improvements are noted midmonth. The Full Moon on the 19th is the cause of turbulence over money, investments, and partners. You may not be heading in the right direction with your career and this could hurt your reputation on the 26th and 27th as Mars squares Neptune. Keep the lines of communication open.

During May, Saturn retrograde will slow things down for now with romantic, creative, and speculative pursuits. You may need to accept some responsibility for a loved one or child especially as Saturn and Pluto adversely aspect Mercury the first couple of days of May You will be in a much more serious frame of mind as well. Take advantage on the 9th as Venus aspects Jupiter supporting family, home, investment opportunities, and financial gain. On the 18th an intense Full Moon denotes problems and delays with communication and travel plans. Watch out for that traffic jam. Confusion and stress at work mark the 29th. Wait for another day to make progress.

June has its challenges as Saturn is in sextile to Neptune making your love life and leisure life anyting but exciting. Don't expect much from oters. Be resposible where you can. The first week, however, should be productive. Disappointment on the job and obstacles with a loved one are indicated on the 9th and 14th. Careful not to go after promises that can’t deliver on the 16th and 17th as Jupiter squares Neptune and the Full Moon is unfolding. Keep your expectations low because of adverse aspects on the 18thand 19th, but the 22ndand the 23rd indicate better communication and progress under favorable Moon aspects and Venus influencing Jupiter.

During the beginning of July with the New Moon, you may be focusing on your future and the goals you hope to attain. Some challenges are indicated on the 10th and 11th as Mars squares Uranus. Trouble with networking, distant communications, or behind-the-scene projects is noted, 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 personal issues, that may involve a friendship, or projects.

In August on the 1st Venus coming into a square aspect to Uranus causes some unexpected stress with a relative, a networking project, or a private issue . The 8th and 9th, however, are banner days where you will be enjoying your time with friends and especially family. Entertaining at home or redesigning your home would go over quite well with lovely Jupiter is favorable aspect to the Sun , Moon, and Venus. You will have a favorable outlook on life. Jupiter going direct on the 11th in Sagittarius until the beginning of December will encourage you to either spruce up your living situation, or sell and buy a new home that you would be especially happy in for years to come. You will encounter the strong impact of a Full Moon on the 15th that will affect your job and your health and well-being. Unresolved issues will need to be confronted at this time. Better influences are indicated on the 19th to the 21st, and especially on the 26th with Venus in trine aspect to Uranus and Mars in trine aspect to Uranus where you will benefit from opportunities in networking, areas of study, travel, foreign countries, distant communications, and planning a promising direction in your life.

In September the 1st to the 3rd are insightful yet productive with Mercury trine Uranus and Venus trine Saturn, but beware of the 4th to the 6th where Venus oppose Neptune and Mercury oppose Neptune will be the cause of disappointment especially with a close relationship. 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. Stressful financial issues are indicated on the 26th as Mercury is in square aspect to Pluto. A friend or loved one will distance themselves too.

During October favorable influences 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 puts pressure on your monetary situation on the 12th and 13th, but more agreeable days occur on the 15th and 17th are indicated. Mercury in Scorpio in positive aspect to Pluto and the Moon has you thinking more seriously 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. Working hard passes the day.. Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio on the 31st until November 20th causing you to reassess where you stand with your working environment, educational goals, your close community, and travel plans.

In November on the 1st Venus journeys into Sagittarius to join up with Jupiter the entire month bringing you more happiness with home and family. This is a great time to entertain family and friends, redecorate your place, sell your house, or buy a new house. Take advantage of this terrific influence. You will not be so lucky the morning of the 5th as Mars will be in adverse aspect to Pluto. 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. Enjoy the 19th as the Moon trines Venus and Jupiter . You will take great delight in entertaining friends and family or working on a special project. Mercury goes direct on the 20th. A lovely day for home and family on the 26th with a Sagittarius New Moon and making progress with a special project or experiencing a leisurely event on the 28th with Venus trine Uranus.

On December the 2nd Jupiter enters the sign of Capricorn for an approximate year complimenting your sign with good fortune along the way. The 3rd is an agreeable day as Venus favorably influences Mars and the Moon is in positive aspect to Uranus, Mars, and Venus. Plans seem to dissolve on the 8th as the Sun adversely aspects Neptune and the Full Moon on the 11th brings challenges with your career that affect your home.. However, your ideals come to fruition on the 13th as Mars trines Neptune and the 15th is an excellent day as Jupiter is in rare trine aspect to Uranus. You will be inspired to pursue new goals. 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 be revitalized to pursue travel plans, educational goals, spiritual quests, areas of study, networking, and job improvement. With the surmounting holiday spirit what a wonderful way to close the year!

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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