Cancer Rising

The most fascinating influence this year, is having both Jupiter and Saturn journeying through the exciting, progressive, and intuitive sign of Aquarius. Jupiter thrives here creating wonderful opportunities and good fortune, and Saturn, its co-ruler, can be channeled so one benefits by implementing new ideas into structured planning. Together, you can build a solid foundation that lasts into the future If you are feeling held back and frustrated, as many of us are these days, you will be inclined to break out. Major changes are on the horizon both personally and globally. Regardless, you are more determined to succeed and therefore do succeed. It can be a time of growth as well as breaking down barriers that are holding you back.


From a worldly perspective Jupiter/Saturn influences affect the rise and fall of important people and leaders. There are those that believe that the Star of Bethlehem was the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn approximately 2021 years ago. 


Throughout history some presidents have died in office or have experienced an assassination attempt. Major developments and changes are indicted for 2021. Be willing to embrace a whole new perspective on life. Although it may seem at times like a roller coaster ride, there will still be some silver linings to enhance your life.


As Jupiter and Saturn travel through the sign of Aquarius in your eighth house sector, you will find opportunities with personal growth, partnerships in business and pleasure, and financial ventures. This is the time you can get serious about your objectives and find the backing and support needed to realize your ambitions. Since partnerships are well-favored, working with others toward a common goal is rewarding.  In January, Mercury conjoining both Jupiter and Saturn will encourage you to stay focused on how to enhance financial possibilities, partnerships, and areas of personal growth. Mars in adverse aspect to Saturn on the 13th will cause challenges with friends, partnerships, future goals, and financial dealings, as Venus in favorable aspect to Uranus tries to smooth things over. The third week of January as Mars conjoins Uranus in Taurus, you will be eager to attain your goals, but they may be disrupted by disagreements among friends. Over-spending on the 24th is noted as Mars squares Jupiter. The Sun conjoining both Jupiter and Saturn puts a spotlight on joint ventures, finances, and personal growth. A temporary stall with partnerships and money is noted on the Full Moon on January 28th.


In February, Mercury will be retrograde from January 30th to February 21st causing you to rethink where you stand with partnerships, financial dealings, and areas of personal growth. There are still some perks with Mercury under influences from the Sun, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn as they all are traveling through Aquarius emphasizing joint financial ventures and spiritual growth. Saturn in square aspect to Uranus will bring unexpected situations your way concerning your ambitious endeavors, finances, and friends. Changes may be inevitable. The Full Moon on February 27th may generate misunderstandings and confusion.


During March, the Sun and Venus in Pisces highlight higher-minded pursuits, places of learning, networking, and foreign dealings. Mercury and Jupiter in Aquarius promote partnerships, financial growth, and personal confidence. Mercury in Pisces squaring Mars in Gemini on the 23rd and the Full Moon on the 28th bring upsetting communications.  Try clearing up any misunderstandings.


In early April, positive influences with the Sun, Moon, Venus, and later   Mercury attract career benefits as you sport a good reputation. Only the 9th will pose a problem with Mars in square aspect to Neptune. Mars in trine aspect to Jupiter on the 16th is rejuvenating and promises success with joint ventures and finances. The Sun and Venus in sextile aspect to Mars and Jupiter promotes your career standing, monetary dealings, and confidence. The only temporary setback may be the Full Moon on April 26th.


The first half of May, Venus and then the Sun are in positive aspect to Pluto bringing depth of understanding to friends and kindred spirits. A Mars sextile to Uranus aspect motivates you in the pursuit of your goals. Mid-month Jupiter travels into the sign of Pisces for three months highlighting networking, educational aims, spiritual pursuits, and travel abroad. Moving may be on the agenda. In May on the 22nd and 27th challenges are indicated as Mercury and Venus square Neptune and the Full Moon occurs on the 24th where mistakes, confusion, and setbacks may occur. Mercury will be retrograde from May 29th to June 22nd. You should avoid making important decisions or starting anything new during this time. Watch out for misunderstandings and mistakes.


In June, since Mercury is retrograde most of the month do not have a lot of expectations. As Mars opposes Pluto the first week, you may feel blocked or encounter resistance. Then Saturn comes into square aspect to Uranus causing possible upset with personal goals, financial transactions, and friendships. After Mercury goes direct on the 22nd you will find yourself being much more decisive. The Full Moon causes some tension with personal relationships on the June 24th.


Brace yourself for the beginning of July, as Mars is in adverse aspect to both Saturn and Uranus the first four days. Stress with your future goals, friends, and long-distant communications may need to be addressed. The New Moon in Cancer on the 9th indicates a new out-look or opportunity. Mid-month is looking brighter with Mercury in excellent aspect to Jupiter. The Sun in favorable aspect to Neptune indicates positive happenings with networking, travel and communications. The Full Moon on July 23rd stirs up issues with joint ventures, partners, and financial dealings.


In August, the Sun and Mercury opposing Saturn have you being realistic about monetary dealings and partnerships. Still, lots of activity around the third week as the Sun and Mercury oppose Jupiter, and Mars favorably trines Uranus creating new insights and opportunity to help acquire your sought-after goals. The Full Moon on August 22nd causes tension with joint ventures and monetary dealings. Adverse aspects on the 23rd and 24th generate communication mishaps so keep the lines of communication open.


The first couple of days of September as Mars opposes Neptune, you may experience a misunderstanding or disappointment that is hard to avoid. Do not over-extend yourself and watch what you say. Then constructive thought steers you into a better direction. More productivity is seen in the second week with a New Moon in Virgo. Communications problems occur with the Full Moon on the 20th, and Mercury adversely aspecting Pluto on the 22nd may strain your relationships.


October the 1st, Mercury is again in square aspect to Pluto causing much tension with a personal relationship. You may need to compromise or an ending is foreseen. You may want to reschedule any important meetings for a later date. Mercury in auspicious aspect to Jupiter on the 3rd will enhance your spiritual well-being, promote partnerships, and improve your financial outlook. The third week is gainful, especially with Mars in trine aspect to Jupiter on the 18th where a goal can come to fruition. Both Mercury and Jupiter go direct on October 18th giving the green light to move ahead with your personal ventures. The Full Moon occurring on the 20th is the exception and will cause issues at home and work. The last few days of the month Jupiter and the Moon in favorable aspect to Venus attract benefits on the job and improvements with your health.


On November 1st and 2nd, Mercury in difficult square aspect to Pluto will strain a close relationship or someone at home. Change may be in the offing. Compromising may save this alliance from breaking apart. Then several subtle aspects may lead to positive developments.  Mars squares Saturn the second week, which will stall creative ventures, speculative goals, or romance. The Full Moon occurs on November 19th where you may encounter tension with a friend or loved one. The last week holds a Sun/Mercury conjunction in Sagittarius which is bond to bring improvements with work and health.


In December, with the New Moon in Sagittarius on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th you are feeling energized and optimistic. Over-doing-it on the 8th could make you susceptible to getting a fever with Mars in square aspect to Jupiter. Although the Full Moon on the 18th and Saturn square Uranus on the 23rd are the cause of stress, the Sun and Mercury in Sagittarius in positive aspect to Jupiter brings, hope, happiness, prosperity, and good health for the holiday. The Sun and Mercury in excellent aspect to Uranus at the end of the month bring inspiring thoughts and productive change for the approaching new year.



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