The stars this week vivian owen 6
Western Astrology

The Stars This Week: April 14-20, 2014



by Vivian Owen March 24, 2014 01:55 PM EST
The Stars This Week: April 14-20, 2014
Disagreements!

This week heats up right away with Mercury's square to Jupiter, conjunction to Uranus, and square to Pluto -- all on April 14! As if those events weren't enough, Pluto turns retrograde that same day, bringing added intensity. A lunar eclipse in Libra on April 15 heightens emotions, while you'll want to watch out for argumentative people on April 16, when Mercury opposes Mars. The Sun's entrance into Taurus on April 19 brings a welcome measure of stability, but with Jupiter's square to Uranus and opposition to Pluto on April 20, don't expect your life to calm down quite yet!

April 14: Mercury squares Jupiter, conjuncts Uranus, and squares Pluto
April 16: Mercury opposes Mars
Has something been bothering you? Perhaps a person or situation is getting on your last shredded nerve? The communication planet Mercury in hot-headed Aries forms a series of challenging aspects, demonstrating that people simply aren't on the same page right now. While you may have great ideas and know what you want to do with them, you'll need to contend with others who are intent on challenging you. Don't let this contentious energy derail you -- not everybody has to agree. In fact, if you know how to compromise, you'll succeed now. Those who dig in and insist that everything has to go their way are likely to become embroiled in a losing battle of wills.

April 14: Pluto turns retrograde
Pluto is the planet that shows not only how empowered you feel, but how much control you have over the elements of your life. When Pluto turns retrograde in Capricorn -- a sign of ambition -- be on the lookout for power plays, power shifts, people ascending to powerful positions, and people falling from power. Where is your own power base? What do you want to achieve? Use this time to regroup and form a solid plan. With both Mars and Saturn currently retrograde, not much is moving forward at the moment. However, this is an excellent time to strategize for the long-term. Pluto will remain retrograde until September 22.


Share a free sample Personal Astrology Profile. What makes you unique? Discover a snapshot of the cosmos at your birth and the forces that shape you.
Try a free sample Friends and Lovers Reading to gain a whole new perspective of your partner and relationship!

April 15: Lunar eclipse in Libra
The full Moon in the social sign of Libra casts a light on your relationships and highlights how well (or not) you get along with people. Think of a lunar eclipse as a bright beam of light that follows you -- you may be able to run, but you can't hide! As a result, plan on hitting a few unexpected snags and having to smooth over a few ruffled feathers. And since people are especially emotional this week, do what you can to create peace in your relationships and your environment.

April 19: The Sun enters Taurus
Taurus is a sign that knows how to slow down -- and that's just what's necessary during this challenging week! No sign is more practical, grounded, and stable, which comes as good news at a time when people are likely to react impulsively to unfolding events and complex situations. This transit, which lasts until May 20, gives you the determination and focus to succeed in whatever you hope to accomplish!

April 20: Jupiter squares Uranus and opposes Pluto
Jupiter represents the lens through which you adopt your world views, philosophies, and beliefs; Uranus in Aries highlights independence, revolution, innovation, and change; Pluto in Capricorn is all about power and ambition. As these three planets contact each other, the forces of change dominate and you'll need to remain flexible in your planning to counteract any lack of stability you may encounter. Don't try to control people, events, or circumstances, for this is a week (and month!) of tremendous change. Take a deep breath and observe what's happening in your personal world. You'll be able to make the most of this important aspect if you maintain a healthy balance between your personal life and professional commitments.

Explore your natural tendencies and get a snapshot of the planetary forces that shape you with a free sample Personal Astrology Profile!
 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: July 28 - August 3, 2014
The Stars This Week: June 23-29, 2014
The Stars This Week: May 19-25, 2014
The Stars This Week: April 14-20, 2014
Monthly Summary for June 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Bring Glamor Back! Venus in Virgo Opposes Neptune in Pisces
Bring Glamor Back! Venus in Virgo Opposes Neptune in Pisces

The invitation's in the mail this week as Venus in Virgo steps onto the dance floor with Neptune... read more »

 
Empowered Daily Rituals as the Sun Trines Pluto
Empowered Daily Rituals as the Sun Trines Pluto

With the Sun's move into Virgo last week, the back-to-school vibes are now palpable. Fresh,... read more »

 
New Moon in Virgo: Practice New Rituals
New Moon in Virgo: Practice New Rituals

"For me, starting the day without a pot of tea would be a day forever out of kilter." --... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers


D. Light


D. Light
10 Things about D. Light 1. Loves to eat cheeses with names she can't pronounce. 2. Thinks Ke$ha is adorable. 3. Had her first kiss at 17. 4. Once she had three dates in one day. 5. Once she didn't date anyone for an entire Saturn transit. (That's... read more

Astrology.com videos
3778214314001
3778215987001
3778212102001
3778214307001
3778222039001
3778222055001
3778223557001
3778223569001
3778222105001
3778226145001
3778228080001
3778228089001
3778228089001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

If you are beginning to tune into some unknown and yet potentially upsetting vibrations rippling through the psychic... read more »