Author: Katie Sweetman

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Astro Daily: April 28, 2017

We’re under the influence of a quick, restless Gemini Moon, just in time for Mercury’s rendezvous with Uranus in Aries. Gemini is all about communication and, with the energy of the moon pointing to Aries, our words may confront, our ideas may shock or illuminate.

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Astro Daily: April 27, 2017

Yesterday may have been the Taurus new moon and the start of the lunar month, but we’re on the threshold today. Venus, the ruling planet of the Taurus, is at the last degree of Pisces. Something has to end before we can begin something new.

New Moon in Taurus: In Bloom

New Moon in Taurus: In Bloom

Happy Taurus New Moon! This is the time in the zodiac calendar when we turn our attention to the earth, from the soil that nourishes life to the world in bloom. If Aries is the spark, then Taurus is the container for that spark to grow.

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Astro Daily: April 25, 2017

We’re coming up on a new lunar month, one that will highlight the energies of Taurus — earthiness, prosperity, fertility, and the world in bloom. In the meantime we’re tying up loose ends today, reflecting on the last four weeks. Be open to a new perspective.

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Astro Daily: April 24, 2017

Are we coming or going? Today’s dynamic Aries Moon picks up the energy of Mars’s commute through Gemini; we’re feeling restless and we want to get moving. But, hey, Mercury is retrograde; things may not be going according to plan. Try not to lose your cool.

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Astro Daily: April 21, 2017

After five weeks grazing its way through Taurus, Mars moves into Gemini and will motivate us to get moving, from trips to appointments that fill up our schedule. Despite this busy energy, Mercury is retrograde. Edit and revise instead of starting new.

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Mars in Gemini: Sign by Sign

Mars in Gemini likes to move fast, from running to hopping in the car and setting off. As the planet of action, Mars amps up Gemini’s curiosity and need to explore. Gemini is also the sign of communication and Mars will motivate us to seek out new ideas.

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Astro Daily: April 20, 2017

What’s in your shadow? What do you not want to look at about yourself? Pluto is the planet that holds the mirror, unflinchingly so. We may not like what we see, but it’s imperative for our evolution. Today, Pluto turns retrograde and we’re before the mirror yet again.

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Astro Daily: April 19, 2017

Welcome to Taurus Season! This is the time in the astrological calendar when we turn our attention to earthly matters. Ruled by the planet Venus, Taurus is fertility and the world in bloom as well the accumulation of what we need to thrive.

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Astro Daily: April 18, 2017

We’re in the last day of Aries Season. After four weeks through the sign of quick action and leadership, our sprint has slowed. Whatever we began on March 20 may need retooling or a new approach. If something isn’t working, don’t be afraid to start over.

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Astro Daily: April 17, 2017

We’re in the last days of Aries Season, a time in the zodiac calendar when we celebrate new beginnings and the rebirth of life. Then again, we haven’t quite been able to get started. Between Venus and Mercury Retrograde, it’s been look back at the past instead.

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Astro Daily: April 14, 2017

Today marks the annual line up between the Sun and Uranus, a time when the energy of creation fuses with the energy of genius and insights. It’s a lightbulb moment, one seeded with revelations and awakenings. We may be feeling an urge to break free.