WEEK OF APRIL 18 –
Mars retrograde and a Full Moon!
~Full Moon in Scorpio April 22 When the Full Moon occurs the gravitational pull between Moon, Earth and the Sun have a huge effect on our bodies, mind and spirit. You may begin to feel this influence as early as week prior, lasting two weeks depending on where it fell into your birth chart, and on how powerful the Moon influence is with regard to other plants. Sometimes things become more clearer as well as intense under the illumination of the Full Moon – emotions ignite, egos are inflated and though we are deeply energized by the Full Moon we need to take care when dealing with others. This particular Full Moon centers around our deepest fears, financial insecurity, job related issues, and even love relationships that go array. Nonetheless, those born under Taurus will no doubt feel the significance of this Full Moon as partnerships, both work and play are exposed. Those born under Leo and Aquarius may find themselves in a tailspin where work and home is concerned. Nonetheless, wherever it falls into your chart depends on your time of birth, indicating the intensity of this Full Moons effect.
Aries ( March 21-April 20)- You;re in the clutches of Mars retrograde along with the Full Moon. This is certainly not the best time to be footloose with your money as emotions run very high and your actions take you out of character. In addition, particular Full Moon merely wets your appetite as you feel more of a tendency to spend without remorse. However, pay attention to small details, more so when dealing with a partners money.
Taurus ( April 21-May 21)- Relationships are highlighted as the Full Moon in Scorpio places focus on partnerships both personal and work related. You can run but you cannot hide. Emotions may flare but it is important for you to keep it right as well as in sync. Also with Mars retrograding in your money house, better to be safe than sorry. Step back.
Gemini ( May 22-June 21)- This week you may find yourself going through a series of changes. Specifically health and fitness, and paying better attention to yourself. Also with Mars in retrograde in your area of partners, you may find yourself facing issues you would rather not address.
Cancer ( June 22-July 23)- With Mars in retrograde of your sixth house of health, paying attention to your body signals is so important as it keeps you steadily on the right track. Also this week you may find a reason to not face the music, instead you would rather curl up in a little ball and wait for everything to disappear. Know that the retrograde along with the Full Moon can be exhausting. Better to just coast through the week.
Leo ( July 24-Aug 23)- Speculation can be so unpredictable, easy come, easy go.Time to get yourself in sync with future plans. Pay close attention to what’s in front of you. As always love is in the air and holds promise. And love matters may be a close second as Mars in retrograde could cause you to think one way than act another. Also know that keeping your wits about you can be productive in more ways then one. Also, the homestead is a HUGE focus as the Full Moon triggers family emotions.
Virgo ( Aug 24-Sept 23)- Being pulled in to so many different directions is synonymous with Mars now in retrograde. Primarily, it is because your earth vibration craves a steady flow, while Mars in Sag potent in fire creates a hurricane affect. This cycle could trigger your need for self preservation, as challenges are met in the work place, as well as home. However with the Full Moon in your area of chat, you most likely will speak your mind and not remain silent. This can be a good thing.
Libra ( Sept 24-Oct 23)- This can be a very prosperous week as the Full Moon travels in your money house. A great time to get your priorities in control. Also, pay attention to what others may be thinking about you as you strive to create balance in everything you do. Specifically speaking Mars now in retrograde hitting your area of communication may cause a slip of the tongue if not careful. Take each situation in stride.
Scorpio ( Oct 24-Nov 23)- As the Full Moon takes place in your own sign your energy is at its peak. Personal relationships may feel testy, but this as well as everything will soon pass. Also, though a saver at heart, Mars retrograding in your money house could trigger impulse issues. Pay attention, don’t jump in head first.
Sagittarius ( Nov 23-Dec 21)- Good week to bring in the new, get rid of the old. as the Full Moon occupies that sacred, quiet part of your heart. Always remember this challenges will only enhance your future gain and opportunity. in addition, lots to do, and much to say as Mars retrograding in your own sign symbolizes your assertiveness. However, you may also be spinning out of control. Dial it down.
Capricorn ( Dec 22-Jan 20)- This can be a tough cycle for you as the retrograde of the planets,specifically Mars as well as the Full Moon could be causing you to either want to retreat, or jump out of your skin. Either way, a good week to travel in sync with yourself, and do what you do best, negotiate.
Aquarius ( Jan 21-Feb 19)- Financially, you should be doing fairly well this week, however bear in mind that your perception of friendships may not always be as real you think, it’s me to become more realistic with groups and close alliances as Mars in retrograde could trigger unusual responses. More importantly The Full Moon at the zenith part of your chart may cause emotions to flare. Better to take control, then not. .
Pisces ( Feb 20- March 20)- Your area of work and home feels a bit downcast this week however, realize that much of what is going on can motivate you to get things done. This is a good cycle for making necessary changes in the work place.
Janet Amid is a columnist that writes for Sylvan Advantage, The Stars Speak and Grazing with the Stars, and can be heard on 92.5 KISS FM Monday Mornings between 8:15 and 8:45 AM. She can reached at 419-882-5510 or by e-mail at JanetAmid@aol.com. Check out our web site at www.JanetAmid.com