January 19th sees a creative, romantic or social peak with Mars conjunct Neptune (at 5 degrees Pisces) and Venus in Aquarius opposing Jupiter Rx (at 19 degrees Leo). Jupiter and Neptune are both expansive influences. Neptune dissolves boundaries and Jupiter increases the potential for more. When actions/desires (Mars) and relationships/values (Venus) are involved, there’s the chance to get noticed, initiate a dream or wander into confusing, addictive territory. It all depends on what and how much you want.
These moments of excess lead us to the New Moon (at 0 degrees Aquarius) on January 20th, along with Uranus’ conjunction to the Aries South Node (at 12 degrees). Brave new beginnings will be given extra juice, as Uranus terminates situations that have outlived their usefulness. However, Mercury Rx (at 17 degrees Aquarius) on January 21st immediately slows the momentum with the usual delays or calls for revisions, clarity or increased focus. Use this opportunity to get your bearings and clarify your intentions.
Venus in your social sector opposes Jupiter Rx in your sector of self- expression, signalling a moment of maximum display or performance. This outgoing energy can be a peak influence for making connections, socializing, or selling. Meanwhile, the Mars/Neptune conjunction in your hidden sector can signal a private, inward shift or release of a long-held secret, desire or anger. Initiatives can also be misguided or veiled. Take nothing at face value. The New Moon in your social sector, along with Uranus’ conjunction to the South Node in your sign, points to a new era in your public identity, public assertiveness or social initiatives. It may be time to move on from an outdatedimage. Mercury Rx in your social sector can bring up delays, questions or people from the past, as your new identity is launched. Not everyone may accept the new you, and you’ll be compelled to look more closely at certain associations.
- Confusion or higher aims: secrets, overlooked potentials, deceptive aims, hidden anger
- Endings and new beginnings: public identity, physical appearance, friends, groups, your place in the collective, public expressions of anger
Venus in your career sector opposes Jupiter Rx in your domestic sector, suggesting opportunity through work relationships, publicity or displays for management. Mars/Neptune in your social sector can manifest an idealistic dream, social sacrifice or the activation of questionable motives amongst friends/associates. This energy can also put you in touch with actions that are initiated for the good of the collective. The New Moon in your career sector, and Uranus’ conjunction to the South Node in your hidden sector, can release a hidden block to success. These influences can introduce a new, more liberated approach to ambition and status, as you push past a point of self-undoing. Mercury Rx in your career sector gives you ample time to ease into this bold new chapter, as a new job or career path demands a closer look. Discussions with management may require revisions, or you may find yourself taking a second look at past connections or job offers. Use all delays to prepare yourself and make sure your new game is in top form.
- Confusion or higher aims: friends, group activities, public image, public ambitions
- Endings and new beginnings: career, success, public status, ambition, approach to success, dealings with authority, hidden insecurities or ambivalence about success
Venus in your opportunities sector opposes Jupiter R in your communication sector, bringing the potential for success in the areas of long-distance travel/romance, education, legal matters or publishing. This energy urges you to reach for the new, slightly risky possibility, while Mars/Neptune in your career sector can signify a creative peak or the realization of a professional ideal. Alternatively, professional issues can be unclear and fraught with hidden objectives; temper idealistic goals with caution. Professional reputation can be especially vulnerable, so make an extra effort to do everything above board. The New Moon in your opportunities sector, and Uranus conjunct the South Node in your social sector, can open the door to a brand new adventure, as you leave behind a past definition of who you were in the eyes of others. Mercury Rx in your opportunities sector urges you to make your first steps into the unknown slow and cautious; before you jump ahead, make sure you have all the facts. Travel plans and official documents can be delayed or revised.
- Confusion or higher aims: career, status, success, dealings with management, profession al image
- Endings and new beginnings: long-distance issues, education, legal matters, publishing, public image, your place in the group
Venus in your sector of shared resources opposes Jupiter Rx in your personal resources sector, suggesting a high point in the areas of intimacy or shared finances. You may receive more/have more access than you expected. Mars/Neptune in your opportunities sector can trigger some intensely idealistic beliefs/goals, or stir up your desire for a crusade/dreamy adventure. There’s dual potential for your actions to have a long-range impact, or to misfire. Choose your target carefully. The New Moon in your sector of shared resources, and Uranus conjunct the South Node in your career sector, can see you approaching external accomplishments or future goals from a different angle. Ambitions may shift/intensify, or it may be time to move on from a job that doesn’t fit, and this will be accompanied by a change in financial status or a profound awareness of what you need to focus on. Mercury Rx in your sector of shared resources can see you digging deeper (via financial discussions/documents) in order to plan your next step. Financial investments, loan finalizations or signings may be delayed or up for revision.
- Confusion or higher aims: long-distance issues, education, legal matters, publishing, exploration, ideals
- Endings and new beginnings: career, professional status, debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances
Venus in your partnership sector opposes Jupiter Rx in your sign, suggesting fun/excitement/celebration in an existing relationship, or the start of a buoyant new partnership. All partnerships (business or romantic) can see expansion under this influence. Mars/Neptune in your sector of shared resources can make intimacy all consuming, but use caution if this is a new relationship: enjoy the moment, but know that nothing’s been proven yet. Finances can be especially unclear, especially when debts or investments are involved. The New Moon in your partnership sector, and Uranus over the South Node in your opportunities sector, can be a promising jumping off point from the Venus/Jupiter opposition, with a fresh, new relationship chapter. Part of this new beginning may involve acceptance that a distant potential/goal is finished. For some, this combination can involve the finalization of a divorce. But Mercury Rx can indicate that one partner has second thoughts, or issues from a past relationship can come up. Mercury and Jupiter Rx can also suggest that this entire set of influences involves a reconnection with a past lover.
- Confusion or higher aims: physical/emotional intimacy, debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances
- Endings and beginnings: partnerships, long-distance issues, education, legal matters, publishing
Venus in your sector of routine opposes Jupiter Rx in your hidden sector, pumping up potentials in your daily life (work, obligations, health). You can do more with what’s in front of you, or see a breakthrough in a work/medical issue. Mars/Neptune in your partnership sector can bring dreamy moments of romance, forgiveness or delusion. Too, a romantic potential can be revealed. Aim for the highest expression of this energy;unattached to outcomes and acceptance of whatever comes your way. If it’s time to let someone go, this influence can help you do it with grace. The New Moon in your sector of routine, and Uranus over the South Node in your sector of shared resources, can trigger a breakthrough involving self-destructive habits, intimacy, or physical/emotional health. The key will be what you’re (finally) ready to say goodbye to. For some, this can indicate the start of a new job and associated new financial status. Mercury Rx in your sector of routine will focus you on the exact details that requires your attention. Medical diagnoses and work tasks may require a closer look. Also, watch for delays or confusion involving electronics, computers, co-worker communication or medical information. This would be the time to get a second opinion or go back for another checkup.
- Confusion or higher aims: partnerships
- Endings and beginnings: work, obligations, health, routine tasks, debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, psychological issues/therapy
Venus in your sector of self-expression opposes Jupiter Rx in your social sector, pushing you to enjoy yourself to the max, perhaps a bit too much. Celebrations, indulgence and flirtations are possible, but know that you can take things too far. Mars/Neptune in your sector of routine can make your health extra sensitive, so use caution if indulging. You may also find it difficult to stick to routines or focus on work tasks. Alternatively, you may be called on to make a sacrifice for someone, or release an obligation that’s been completed. The New Moon in your sector of self expression, and Uranus over the South Node in your partnership sector, suggests that it’s out with the old/in with the new regarding a relationship or attraction. These energies can be helpful if you’re recovering from a breakup, as your confidence and magnetism will be increased. An existing relationship can be jump started with a new sense of appreciation for each other. Mercury Rx in your sector of self expression can see you taking a closer look at what/who you really want, or can indicate that a new attraction is actually based in the past.
- Confusion or higher aims: health, service to others, work routines
- Endings and beginnings: new romance, celebrations, old/new relationships, children/pregnancy
Venus in your domestic sector opposes Jupiter Rx in your career sector, pointing to significant opportunities to make your mark in a public way, boost your image, or expand a domestic situation. If you want to get noticed on the job, this influence can certainly help. Mars/Neptune in your sector of self-expression continues the theme of magnetism and appeal, boosting your natural intensity and charm. Romance, flirtations and creative opportunities abound, although it will be easy to lead someone on (or misread someone else’s intentions). Pregnancy is also a possibility (whether or not you planned for it). The New Moon in your domestic sector, and Uranus over the South Node in your sector of routine, can point to a relocation, change at work, or new chapter in your daily life. Changes may involve breaking a negative habit, starting a new health/self-care routine, starting a home business or renovating. Mercury Rx in your domestic sector puts you on notice that these changes will require you to dig deeper for answers or examine documents/agreements carefully.
- Confusion or higher aims: new romance, flirtations, pregnancy/children, creative projects
- Endings and beginnings: health, routine, domestic issues, relocation, home business, domestic obligations
Venus in your communication sector opposes Jupiter Rx in your opportunities sector, bringing upbeat news, hopeful messages or an opportunity to show others your talents. Don’t hesitate to reach out/speak up. Mars/Neptune in your domestic sector can focus you on home/family matters with a heavy emotional tone; the undertow of the past can feel quite strong, so remind yourself that you live in the present. The New Moon in your communications sector, and Uranus over the South Node in your sector of self expression, can mark a new approach to how you put yourself out there. Whether it’s romance, performance, creativity or interacting with others, there will be a clear sign that your old approach is no longer viable. At the same time, there should be plenty of opportunities to try out a new angle.Mercury Rx in your communication sector can bring up difficult questions, changes in plans, or changes of heart. Alternatively, this cycle can also help you say it/write it in a way that others hadn’t considered. This can be part of your new way of interacting with others.
- Confusion or higher aims: home, family, the past
- Endings and beginnings: all communication, discussions, documents, writing, public speaking
Venus in your sector of personal resources opposing Jupiter Rx in your sector of shared resources can bring you to a financial or emotional high point. Watch for moments of achievement, happiness or a small financial boost. Excellent if you’re aiming for a pay increase, but watch for the tendency to overspend. Mars/Neptune in your communication sector can give your words some magical forcefulness; good for convincing others. However, if clear, logical messages are needed, this is not the best energy, as there’s a risk of gliding over the details or conversations being derailed by odd surges of hidden resentment. A sibling relationship can feature the reveal and/or release of buried issues. The New Moon in your personal resources sector, and Uranus over the South Node in your domestic sector, can put you on a new financial and/or domestic track. A relocation, ending to a family drama or permanent move away from old habits can put you in line with increased prosperity and security. Mercury Rx in your personal resources sector urges you to check the fine print on any new financial or emotional agreements. Mercury Rx can also help you clarify financial habits or the match between a new situation and your values.
- Confusion or higher aims: emails, phone calls, discussions, issues with siblings
- Endings and beginnings: earned money, self-esteem, values, emotional security
Venus in your sign opposes Jupiter Rx in your partnership sector, increasing your charm and magnetism. Fantastic for new romantic connections or any social events where you want to grab attention. Mars/Neptune in your sector of personal resources can reveal the next steps along the path to achieving a level of financial and emotional satisfaction that resonates on a deeper level. Watch for creative inspiration or the opportunity to let go of security fears. But if your goals are still focused on old values or ambitions, you’ll find this influence confusing and draining. The New Moon in your sign, and Uranus over the South Node in your communication sector, can signal a goodbye, formal agreement/announcement or choice that puts you firmly into the next chapter. Decisions may be sudden or unexpected, but they will be final. Mercury Rx in your sign will give you the chance to settle into your chapter, as the pace of events slows down. Delays are an opportunity to get your ducks in a row. If you find yourself waiting on someone, or having second thoughts, know that there really is no going back, but the final confirmation may not come until Mercury stations direct.
- Confusion or higher aims: earned money, emotional security, values
- Endings and beginnings: lifestyle, identity, public image, appearance, career, relationships
Venus in your hidden sector opposes Jupiter Rx in your sector of routine, drawing your attention to an exciting hidden potential, a creative spark or hopeful breakthrough. Solutions can be unexpected and shine a whole new light on a situation. Mars/Neptune in your sign adds to the creative/inspirational potential, giving you the focus and ability to manifest an elusive dream. However, if you’ve been attempting to escape certain realities, this energy can push you further along the path of addiction, denial or unhealthy fixations. The New Moon in your hidden sector, and Uranus over the South Node in your sector of personal resources, keeps the potential rolling as you uncover more unforeseen possibilities, while ending old situations that undermined your values or self-esteem. A change in financial status can be abrupt, but should immediately open a new door. Mercury Rx in your hidden sector sharpens your intuition and gives you an almost psychic sense of what’s really going on. Pay attention to hidden information, secrets and gossip.
- Confusion or higher aims: dreams, higher goals, creative potential, addiction/escapism/delusion
- Endings and beginnings: secrets, hidden potentials, creative possibilities, instinctive realizations