Horoscope for the Week: May 16, 2014

Michael O'Connor's horoscope for the week of May 16

Tip of the Week:

As Taurus time yields to Gemini this week, in the wake of the Scorpio Full Moon, this time merits some extra attention. The Solar Eclipse in late April planted some potent seeds. Not everyone has the soil destined to produce the abundance it implies, yet everyone is feeling the impact somehow. The steadily escalating gas prices are one of the more obvious synchronistic casualties with the greater collective bearing the brunt. That the Moon was in close proximity to Saturn is yet another reflection of this additional fiscal weight and restriction.

Venus in Aries, not its bet placement, in close alignment with Uranus suggests that this rather sudden hike is also synchronizing with a general state of stress, dissatisfaction and even rebellion. When such a fundamental commodity that affects so many people and commerce in general, it is bound to produce shock waves rumbling in every direction. In other words inflation across the notion is the obvious consequence.

Other factors in the planetary portrait indicate that the real reaction will be delayed, but it will come. It will likely take until about mid-June before the collective discontent rises and it will escalate through July and peak in August. When private interests disrupt the general economy, anger, distrust and cynicism are common reactions. The Gemini factor which has already begun and will continue throughout June will at least produce a lot of chatter on the airwaves and of course in the media, social and otherwise.

So, the bull has been released from its pen and this one is a prize stock sample. How will the conquistador assert to prevail and overcome? This is one creature that will prove very difficult to defeat. Conflict is woven into the game of life but some opponents are much bigger and stronger than others. It seems quite appropriate that the new and bigger than even representation of Godzilla and with a unique twist (Venus conjunct Uranus) in that it is pitted with humanity against a common enemy – greed, arrogance and corruption, is slated to be released right at the time of the Scorpio Full Moon born of the Solar Eclipse which occurred on the heels of the first of 4 Lunar Eclipses or what have come to be called by some as the ‘blood moon tetrad’. Yes, signs of the times.

 

Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 20)

A process of building upon new foundations continues. This focus directly includes creating a new state and quality of harmony in your relationship life. Equality is a key word. The challenge includes innovative thoughts, attitudes and action. In other words, your ability to break with habitual modes of engaging with others implies new psychological territory.

 

Taurus (Apr 20 – May 21)

Perpetuating a momentum that you have been creating over the past couple of years or so is a central theme. Accessing with constitutes your authentic self is featured. What do you really think and feel deep down? Accessing this core level of motivation is a key to your outer success. This will facilitate and clarify effective communications.

 

Gemini (May 21 – Jun 21)

Focusing your efforts close to home, or behind the scenes, remains important. In some way this constitutes inner work. Yet, with the Sun about to enter your sign, you will feel the impulse to take new leads soon. Already you are thinking and perhaps talking about it. This is all part of a process of preparing for new modes of expression or your next big thing.

 

Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22)

The foundations of new friendships and other alliances have begun. Yet these have and continue to include a break with old patterns. Some sort of renovation process is implied. It could be in your home but it may be in your perspectives and approach. Combine your talents and resources with those of others for best results.

 

Leo (Jul 22 – Aug 23)

A series of unexpected twists and turns in your public and professional life are challenging you to remain open and flexible. Fortunately, your energy and enthusiasm levels stand to be riding high. Still, you may feel the need to access your hidden reserves of faith. Perpetuating open lines of communication with family, friends and business contacts is a key to peace of mind.

 

Virgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

People and circumstances are pushing you to see both a bigger and deeper picture. Things may simply not be as straightforward as you would like. This is a call to adapt and this trend will continue. Exchanges of ideas and key communications especially linked to your career and professional life are important.

 

Libra (Sep 22 – Oct 22)

Getting clear somehow continues. This could include clearing debts, or clearing closets or getting clear regarding answers you are seeking. Either way, you are pushing for results. Contending with a few curve balls on relationship fronts has and continues to pose challenges as well. This is one of those times for a philosophical perspective.

 

Scorpio (Oct 22 – Nov 21)

Who has what you want and need? A steady flow of change in your daily rhythm finds you seeking allies. Breaking through inner and outer blocks and obstacles is a core motivation. The real answers and solutions you seek to current circumstances could take several weeks to resolve. This is a call for some serious thinking and strategies.

 

Sagittarius (Nov 21 – Dec 21)

Creating a healthier overall flow continues. Entertaining alternative angles and approaches will prove inspiring. Already you are engaging in active communications leading to new deals and collaborations. It is quite possible that dreams are being realized. Your sights are set on the future and the time is right to adjust to a new norm.

 

Capricorn (Dec 21 – Jan 19)

Your creative juices have been flowing steadily over the past few weeks. These are inspiring you to make innovative changes close to home. Yet your real assertions remain prominent in your career, so each is significantly influencing the other. Casting a critical eye on people feels necessary in order to make some needed improvements.

 

Aquarius (Jan 19 – Feb 19)

Your focus on home and family remains strong. Yet your path is hardly straight and narrow. Circumstances have and continue to produce unexpected turns and surprises. You yearn to break free from the grip of this uncertain cycle. You should see a shift this week. This shift will support more active communications and inspire imaginative ideas.

 

Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

A whole host of plans, dreams and schemes are running through you mind. You are determined to activate changes that will produce more satisfying returns. Although you have likely been working diligently to this end, your resolve to work even harder is on the rise. Brainstorm for innovative ideas and modes of approach for best results.

 

Michael O’Connor

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