Gemini 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, including tyrants. 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.


January: Jupiter and Saturn in Aquarius in your ninth house sector, you are encouraged to clarify your direction in life, and seek out opportunities in higher institutions of learning, networking, foreign countries, philosophy, spirituality, and religion. All could be an incredible learning experience for you. You may find great enthusiasm in traveling abroad and it would also enlarge your perspective on life. Taking on a more serious outlook on life will benefit you in the long run.  As Mercury conjoins both Jupiter and Saturn you will be inclined to plan diligently and them move forward with excitement. Behind-the-scenes problems are encountered as Mars in square aspect to Saturn occurs on the 13th. Hopefully, Venus in favorable aspect to Uranus will help smooth over any areas of stress. The third week of January, Mars conjoining Uranus in Taurus causes the unexpected to occur behind-the-scenes. Channel any tension felt with keeping busy and maybe a good workout program. The rest of the month, the Sun in aspect to Jupiter and Saturn continues to support educational goals, travel, networking, and higher-minded pursuits. However, a temporary stall will be felt with the Full Moon on January 28th.


In February, Mercury will be retrograde from January 30th to February 21st causing you to reassess your life direction in certain areas of study, travel, or work. Try to avoid making important decisions and don’t start anything new. Regardless of the retrograde, Mercury influences from the Sun, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn continue to promote higher-minded pursuits, networking opportunities, and travel. Saturn in square aspect to Uranus will be the cause of scheduling changes and upset some of your plans. Being flexible with your agenda is advised. The Full Moon on February 27th finds you at odds with balancing career and home.


During March, the Sun and Venus in Pisces and then Aries for the month highlights career and future aims. You will attract recognition that could improve your position. Mercury and Jupiter in Aquarius bring exciting ideas to your personal goals and enhance educational and travel opportunities. Mercury in Pisces squaring Mars in Gemini on the 23rd and the Full Moon on the 28th are the culprits behind missed communications. Attempt to clear up any misunderstandings.


In April, there are several supportive transits occurring: the Sun conjoining Venus and then Mercury, Mars trine Jupiter, the Sun and Venus in sextile aspect to Mars and Jupiter, the 15th, 16th, and 17th. You are inspired to pursue ambitious goals that enhance your future. Higher-minded goals, networking, and travel are to be pursued  A temporary snag will be felt on 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 in working things out with others. This may give you a better idea on how to deal with those around you. A Mars sextile to Uranus aspect inspires you to address monetary concerns. Mid-month Jupiter travels into the sign of Pisces for three months promoting your reputation and career position. Opportunities prosper. Challenges arise on the 22nd and 27th of May as both Mercury and Venus square Neptune, the Full Moon occurs on the 24th, and 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 will encounter some resistance with partnerships and financial dealings. Saturn coming into square aspect to Uranus will disrupt your normal scheduling and be the cause of stress. As Mercury goes direct on the 22nd you will find yourself being much more decisive. The Full Moon occurs on the June 24th bringing some tension with monetary issues and partnerships.


The beginning of July will be a crazy time, as Mars is in adverse aspect to both Saturn and Uranus the first four days.  Mid-month is looking good as you are feeling optimistic thanks to a positive Mercury/Jupiter aspect. The Sun in favorable aspect to Neptune brings idyllic conditions at work that lean toward a promotion. The Full Moon on July 23rd foresees miscommunication and travel delays.


In August, the Sun and Mercury opposing Saturn have you thinking seriously about everything. Don’t overextend yourself as the news may not be good. Still, the month offers better news ahead, socializing, traveling, and mental stimulation from interesting subjects. Still, lots of activity around the third week as the Sun and Mercury oppose Jupiter. The Full Moon on August 22nd and adverse aspects on the 23rd and 24th are disruptive with work and home. Communication mishaps are noted.


A disappointment at work or home is likely the first couple of days of September as Mars opposes Neptune. You will make more progress midmonth as the Sun trines Pluto, and Mercury is in auspicious aspect to Jupiter where good news and luck are on your side. The Full Moon on the 20th causes an upset with communications and Mercury square Pluto on the 22nd will strain relations with others.


October the 1st, Mercury is once again in square aspect to Pluto causing tension with personal relationship. If a compromise cannot be reached an ending is likely. Schedule any important meetings for a later date. Mercury in auspicious aspect to Jupiter on the 3rd will surely lift your spirits. The advantage is on your side with creative projects, leisure life, and travel. The third week you are inspired to excel and go after your desired goals with Mars trining Jupiter on the 18th. Both Mercury and Jupiter go direct on October 18th as well and are the green light to move ahead with your goals. The Full Moon occurring on the 20th is the exception and will cause issues with a friend or lover, creative pursuit, or speculative goal. Jupiter and the Moon in positive aspect to Venus the last few days of the month offer an enjoyable rapport with personal relationships.


The first two days of November, luck will not be on your side as Mercury squares Pluto. Much tension may occur with partners in business and pleasure, children, and speculative projects. Gradually positive subtle aspects are encouraging. The second week of the month Mars in square aspect to Saturn blocks your ability to make progress on the job. Health issues may arise as well. You may need to start focusing on the physical you. Mars oppose Uranus on the 17th and the Full Moon on November 19th could take a toll on your overall health and well-being. Favorable aspects the last couple of days encourages happiness with close relationships as you enjoy time together.


In December, with the New Moon in Sagittarius on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th has you delighting in the holiday spirit with a personal relationship or loved one.  Don’t over-do-it on the 8th with Mars in square aspect to Jupiter as you are likely to become ill. The Full Moon on the 18th poses a problem with a close relationship. The Sun in positive aspect to Jupiter on the 19th promote lively conversation and encourages your future outlook. Saturn square Uranus on the 23rd brings unexpected scheduling changes and stress. Still, having the Sun and Mercury in Sagittarius most of the month is an uplifting influence for the season, especially for personal relationships, and is to be enjoyed. The Sun and Mercury in positive trine aspect to Uranus at the end of the month assist you in drawing up a great strategy for joint ventures, and financial investments.


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