Capricorn 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. 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 2020 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.


In January as Mercury conjoins Jupiter and Saturn you benefit from putting solid ideas into action to improve your finances. Utilizing your skills and talents others gradually appreciate what you have to offer. Keep in mind, a monetary increase is earned and not just given. New projects that are meticulously planned have a chance of reaping lucrative gains. Venus in trine aspect to Uranus will help offset the Mars square to Saturn on the 13th causing a temporary halt to financial success. Still frustration is foreseen. Mars conjoining Uranus in Taurus the third week motivates you to get results with speculative or creative pursuits, romance, leisurely plans, or activities with children. It’s best not to rush. The end of the month, the Sun conjoining Jupiter and Saturn highlights the use of your potential to attain more monetary success. However, not all of your financial plans will bode well under the Full Moon on January 28th.


In February, Mercury will be retrograde from January 30th to February 21st causing you to reassess where you stand economically and how you can improve your intake. During this time, you are fostering new ideas as Mercury is under influences from the Sun, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn. Mid-month scheduling changes may be the cause of financial disruption and stress due to Saturn in square aspect to Uranus. Vague communications are the cause of mistakes and misunderstandings with the impact of the Full Moon on the 27th.


In March, the Sun and Venus in Pisces attract agreeable situations at work. You will be the recipient of hearing good news and experiencing a financial boost the first half of the month with Mercury and Jupiter in Aquarius. Still, vague communication causes a misunderstanding on the 23rd as Mercury in Pisces is in square aspect to Mars in Gemini. Balancing work and home is trying with the Full Moon occurring on the 28th.


During April, the Sun conjoining Venus and then Mercury creates a more comfortable home ambience. Mars trine Jupiter mid-month motivates you to get busy with work and make more money. New opportunities bring improvements to your finances. The Sun and Venus in sextile aspect to Mars and Jupiter accentuates smooth maneuvering with your daily routine that brings more productivity to your work and earnings. The one day that poses a problem with a friend or loved one is on the Full Moon, April 26th.


The first half of May, Venus and then the Sun are in positive aspect to Pluto encouraging you to explore speculative avenues to get more results for your efforts. A motivated rapport enhances a personal relationship on the 11th with Mars in sextile to Uranus. Mid-month Jupiter moves into the sign of Pisces for three months inspiring you to enthusiastically pursue social events, travel plans, educational goals, or writing projects. However, the 22nd and 27th of May will prove to be disappointing as both Mercury and Venus square Neptune. Stress on the job will be felt under the Full Moon on the 26th. 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.


During June, Mercury retrograde until the 22nd has you rethinking various aspects of your job. Wait to make any changes after the retrograde. Your views will clash in a personal relationship the first week as Mars opposes Pluto. Monetary adjustments and the unpredictable occur on the 14th as things don’t seem to be going your way with Saturn in square aspect to Uranus. As Mercury goes direct on the 22nd you can move forward with changes at work, still a personal relationship or partnership is worrisome on June 24th, the Full Moon.


The first four days of July, Mars in adverse aspect to both Saturn and Uranus stirs up issues with speculative investing and making money. This is not the time to chance investing. Mid-month with Mercury in trine aspect to Jupiter you can make great progress with work opportunities and your income. Make the most of it. Harmonious socializing is noted as the Sun forms a favorable aspect to Neptune. A temporary financial setback stalls you on July 23rd, the Full Moon.


In August, you are more focused on a monetary situation as the Sun and Mercury oppose Saturn. The third week then brings financial progress as you implementing new ideas with the Sun and Mercury opposing Jupiter. Relationship support in indicated with a positive Mars aspect to Uranus ion the 21st. The Full Moon on August 22nd may have you at odds with a partnership and/or financial situation. Watch all monetary transactions. Possible miscommunication along with disappointments are foreseen as adverse oppositions occurs on the 23rd and 24th.


On September 2nd Mars opposing Neptune could undermine your efforts at work or with a close relation because of a communication mishap. Be especially careful with driving as an accident is possible. You will find more stability on the 6th with the Virgo New Moon. Mercury favorably trining Jupiter on the 20th brings another round of favorable news and opportunity to excel with your career. The Full Moon on the 20th creates a disappointment possibly due to some miscommunication. Strained relations may affect your career standing as Mercury adversely aspects Pluto on the 22nh.


The 1st of October, Mercury is again in square aspect to Pluto causing an issue to surface with either your career changing or an important employee leaving. Work progress and expansion are once again foreseen on the 3rd as Mercury is in trine aspect to Jupiter. Mars trining Jupiter on the 18th continues to put the advantage on your side with a financial increase and the good use of your skills and talents. Both Mercury and Jupiter go direct on October 18th, a good sign to proceed with your agenda. Balancing home and career demands are indicated on the 20th with the Full Moon. Behind-the-scene activities, a quiet evening at home or meditation, are to be enjoyed with Jupiter and the Moon in favorable aspect to Venus the last few days of October.


Once again, tension is foreseen with your career position and/or an employee with Mercury in adverse square aspect to Pluto on November 1st and 2nd. You will be pressed to make a decision. Subtle influences may lead to favorable developments during the month. On the 10th monetary progress is slowed with Mars in square aspect to Saturn hindering your progress with working goals. Erratic communications and unexpected situations occur with a friend or loved one with Mars opposing Uranus on the 17th and the Full Moon occurring on November 19th. Wow, what a month! The last week holds a Mercury/Sun conjunction in Sagittarius, lifting your spirits behind-the-scenes as you think about the upcoming season.


The beginning of December, the New Moon in Sagittarius on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th will promote a cheerful attitude, even if it’s just for yourself. Starting a new project could be ideal. Although you may want to accomplish a lot on the 8th, as Capricorns do, in pushing yourself to make money you will become burnt out with Mars in square aspect Jupiter. The Full Moon on the 18th continues to create pressure on the job. Speculative risks, especially with your money, is not advised on the 23rd as Saturn squares Uranus. However, the Sun and Mercury in Sagittarius brings joyful opportunity for the festive season. The last week the Sun and Mercury in favorable aspect to Uranus offers insight into a speculative investment that reaps results.



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