Sagittarius 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.


As Jupiter and Saturn journey through the sign of Aquarius in your third house sector, you are likely to take on more responsibility with your work to advance yourself in the world. Writing, upgrading educational skills, promoting a work agenda, and travel expand your mental horizons adding so much more to your life. If you are realistic your sought-after goals can be realized.


During January as Mercury conjoins Jupiter and Saturn you benefit from serious thought that puts your ideas into action. Travel can be thoroughly enjoyed as long as you stick with a planned and safe itinerary. Promising social connections support your efforts. Job opportunities are also foreseen. Venus in positive aspect to Uranus will help soften the Mars square to Saturn on the 13th, still frustration at work is foreseen. Mars conjoining Uranus in Taurus the third week motivates you to get results on the job. It’s best not to rush. The end of the month, the Sun conjoining Jupiter and Saturn highlights work projects, writing, educational pursuits, and travel. However, not all of your plans will be harmonious under the Full Moon on January 28th.


In February, Mercury will be retrograde from January 30th to February 21st causing you to reevaluate many areas of your life, especially work. During this time, positive developments are still happening as Mercury is under influences from the Sun, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn. Mid-month unexpected work situations and scheduling changes may stress you out due to Saturn in square aspect to Uranus. Situations at home as well as work may be uncertain and disappointing with the impact of the Full Moon on the 27th.

In March, the Sun and Venus in Pisces attract comfortable circumstances in the home. You are likely to hear good news about a work project, s personal skill, or travel plan the first half of the month with Mercury and Jupiter in Aquarius. Still, you will experience a break-down with communication in a close relationship on the 23rd as Mercury in Pisces is in square aspect to Mars in Gemini. Compromise is needed under the Full Moon on the 28th as tension between a friend or loved one mounts.


During April, the Sun conjoining Venus and then Mercury creates a harmonious rapport with a romantic or creative partner. Activities with children are pleasant. Mars trine Jupiter mid-month enhances lively social interaction, places of learning, and travel. It’s a great time to have an adventure, enjoy a romantic outing, or meet someone new. The advantage is on your side with romance. The Sun and Venus in sextile aspect to Mars and Jupiter promotes social life, relationships, and having more fun. The one day you may be feeling off is on the Full Moon on April 26th.


The first half of May, Venus and then the Sun are in positive aspect to help you focus on financial stability and gain. Others support your motivated efforts on the 11th with Mars in sextile to Uranus. Mid-month Jupiter moves into the sign of Pisces for three months bringing you a better outlook on life and the opportunity for improvements in your home. Is moving to a new place on the agenda? However, the 22nd and 27th of May will prove to be disappointing as both Mercury and Venus square Neptune. Personal relationships are strained 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 reassessing where you stand with certain relationships. Resistance may be experienced with financial goals and partnerships the first week as Mars opposes Pluto. Job changes and the unpredictable occur on the 14th that may affect your health as Saturn comes into square aspect to Uranus. As Mercury goes direct on the 22nd a relationship issue may be resolved, but monetary transactions and partnerships are worrisome on June 24th, the Full Moon.

The first four days of July Mars in adverse aspect to both Saturn and Uranus, arouses upset and blocks to your progress on the job. You will need to be flexible and slowly work through the obstacles that appear. Mid-month Mercury in trine aspect to Jupiter encourages you to advance yourself toward your future hopes, goals, and dreams. Working with others supports your efforts as the Sun forms a favorable aspect to Neptune. A communication snag or traffic delay is noted on the Full Moon on July 23rd.


In August, you are apt to be more realistic with your future goals, friendships, and romantic partners as the Sun and Mercury oppose Saturn. The third week then brings progress with connecting with others as the Sun and Mercury oppose Jupiter. A positive Mars aspect to Uranus inspires you to make progress with monetary dealings on the 21st. The Full Moon on August 22nd brings erratic, changeable communications. Possible disappointments are foreseen as adverse oppositions occurs on the 23rd and 24th.

On September 2nd Mars opposing Neptune could undermine your position with your career. A family situation may also prove to be disappointing. You will gain ground on the 6th with the Virgo New Moon. Mercury favorably trining Jupiter on the 20th brings good news as well as an opportunity to excel with your ambitious goals. The Full Moon on the 20th creates a disappointment with career or home life.  Miscommunication may be the issue.  Strained finances affect your future ambitious goals as Mercury adversely aspects Pluto on the 22nh.


The 1st of October, Mercury is again in square aspect to Pluto continuing to redirect your future aims according to your financial position. You may need to distance yourself from an unsupportive friend. You will want to capitalize upon social opportunity that supports your future goals 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 the happy realization of your future ideals. Both Mercury and Jupiter go direct on October 18th, a good sign to proceed with your goals. Tension may be felt with a friend or lover on the 20th with the Full Moon. Social invitations and opportunities 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 financial dealings affecting future prospects and friendships with Mercury in adverse square aspect to Pluto on November 1st and 2nd. Subtle influences may lead to favorable developments during the month. On the 10th you may be frustrated with Mars in square aspect to Saturn hindering your progress with your working goals. This may take a toll on your health and well-being. Erratic communications and changes of schedule are very stressful with Mars opposing Uranus on the 17th and the Full Moon occurring on November 19th. What a month! The last week holds a Mercury/Sun conjunction in Sagittarius, lifting your spirits so you are sure to celebrate the upcoming season.


The beginning of December, the New Moon in Sagittarius on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th will promote a cheerful attitude. Starting a new project could be ideal. Although you may want to accomplish a lot on the 8th, you may burn out from over-extending yourself with Mars squaring Jupiter. The Full Moon on the 18th will be the cause of tension in a personal relationship. Adjustments to your agenda are indicated on the 23rd as Saturn squares Uranus, but the Sun and Mercury in Sagittarius brings joy and opportunity for the festive holiday season. The Sun and Mercury in excellent aspect to Uranus the last week inspires you to make progress with job improvements and financial gain.


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