New Horoscopes for the Week of Jan. 6th – 12th


Today, Jan. 6th, Mars enters the sign Taurus. On Friday January 8th Mercury enters the sign of Aquarius for an exceptionally long transit through that sign. Mars looks combative. Aquarius seems committed to a train of thought he’s unwilling to alter or change.

Neither sign is flexible. It’s a recipe for conflict that could be explosive.

Mercury resides the sign of Aquarius through March 15th due to it’s retrograde phase beginning on Jan.30th and ending on
Feb.20th. Mercury finally turns direct and leaves the sign of Aquarius for Pisces on March 15th. Total time = Jan. 8th – March 15th.

Mercury in Aquarius can formulate brilliant ideas designed to break through blockages to progress. Therein lies the problem for Taurus. He’s resistant to change and addicted to comfortable routines – particularly when it comes to protecting what’s “tried and true.” What’s familiar and comforting resists change.

Tradition pits itself against more enlightened, progressive, disruptive thoughts and ideas. Liberating the masses from an entrenched, repressive status quo is a possibility. But it appears there will be pain involved.

Structures built to support what’s become outdated and ineffective may face a serious challenged.

Venus enters Capricorn on Friday January 8th making a harmonious trine to Mars in Taurus on Saturday January 9th. Actions align with your ability to attract what you want. This is an excellent aspect for getting what you want and for accomplishing “real world” progress.

Thanks for reading,


Holly RePenn
Professional Astrology
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San Juan Capistrano,
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ARIES (March 21-April 21)
Mercury makes a final pitch putting the finishing touches on efforts to advance your standing in the world. The focus shifts on Friday to the social sector, a reliance on allies, and a potential public/community commitment. Public service that seeks to advance the human condition gets serious some consideration. You might commit to introducing ideas that disrupt the status quo while issues related to earned income, values, and priorities are challenged, threatened, or disrupted.

On Friday Venus enters the sign of Capricorn trining Mars in Taurus. Your standing in the world improves. You may be recognized or financially rewarded for your work ethic, reliability, or solid past performances. A fortunate period for professional advancement extends until Feb. 2nd, 2021.

TAURUS (April 21-May 21)
Over the next couple days something related to financial partnerships and a recent focus on laying the groundwork for personal transformation is complete. Now you can get serious about leaving the past behind while focusing on the future, developing some realistic plans, getting the manuscript published, moving overseas, or expanding your reach in some regard. Now is the time to broaden your scope – possibly to include a committed relationship. Long distance relationships may entail a clarification, a decision, or an end point.

Mercury moves into the sign of Aquarius allowing you to think in terms of professional independence, something more enlightened, or infusing your career with something unique or unprecedented. As Mars moves over your Ascendent you may be motivated to play the role of the disruptor for the sake of progress.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21)
Mercury, your chart ruler, moves into the 9th house where an expansive, liberating, enlightened shift takes hold.You may get serious about committing to a higher education course, a realistic plans for the future, or an intense focus on independence and setting yourself free.

Mars move into Taurus in your invisible/delusional/ magical 12th house, suggests that a disruption to what’s familiar and comfortable is revealing a hidden area of vulnerability you’ll have to deal with. It’s aligned with Venus’s move into your 8th house of transformation and the release of what’s not true and authentic. You may second-guess or reconsider your desire to expand your reach through cultivating growth and something more independent. A shift in the deepest recesses of your mind and heart changes the nature of what you attract especially as relates to your work, health, and routines. You may be clearing a path for change and new growth.

CANCER (June 21-July 21)
This week Venus, the ruler of your 4th house of home, family, and the past, moves into Capricorn and your 7th house of relationships. Venus will support a realistic reckoning with the limitations of a partner or with the restrictions involved in a current committed relationship. A breakthrough may be achieved through group work, a willingness to go public, or the support of a friend.

It might be time to put into words what needs to be transformed. Most likely this will be challenging. Problems may be especially sensitive, touchy, or hard to discuss. A commitment to completely transforming the nature of a financial partnership may be in play as well. Expect that your ideas will clash with a status quo that has grown comfortable but possibly toxic or destructive over the years. Self-discipline and a willingness to turn the spotlight on yourself for further examination will be important. There may be a social motivation for making this work – or a social motivation (pride) for avoiding what could be improved.

LEO (July 21-Aug 21)
The Sun is currently energizing your 6th house of work, self-improvement, health, and dealings with-workers. Venus moves into Capricorn and your 6th house as well. It’s time to get serious about improving your routines to increase efficiency while at the same time improving your relationship with co-workers. Venus is providing lots of support and some fortunate turn of events in this regard. You may be especially good at problem-solving. Issues may revolve around a focus on seemingly minor details, scheduling, or the development of a more highly refined approach. As Mars moves into Taurus you might notice a positive impact on your reputation, the achievement of goals, communication, and the ease with which you’re able to move from point A to point B.
Mercury moves into Aquarius and your 7th house of relationships this week. You may need to commit to discuss ideas that feel destabilizing, threatening, or disruptive to a personal, comfortable status quo. It’s delusional to think that a partner will easily change their ideas to accommodate what feels most comfortable/familiar to you. Inflexibility may need to reconsidered or overcome.

VIRGO (August 21-Sep 21)
This Week Mercury, your chart ruler, transits into the unorthodox/rebellious sign Aquarius and your 6th house of work. New or unusual ideas in the workplace, alternative healing methods, or a disruption of set routines and habits may be seriously challenged by an entrenched status quo. Attempts to update the workplace – or to break free of it – meet with opposition that may be coming from you. What’s grown comfortable may be a set of outdated beliefs about what’s possible for you and your future.

Venus transits into your 5th house of love, creativity, self-expression, and joy. It might be time for you to get serious about creating your own enterprise where your the creator, the boss, and the leader with most of the power. Look for an opportunity to build or to manifest something that’s a reflection you today as Mars moves into Taurus in your 9th house liberation.

LIBRA (September 21 – October 21)
The Sun is currently energizing your 4th house of your physical home, family, and the past. Venus, your chart ruler, moves into the sign Capricorn and your 4th house. It may be time to get serious about moving, renovating, or re-designing the kind of home or lifestyle that would be most conducive to attracting love. Mercury’s move into your Aquarian 5th house of love encourages you to use alternative means – astrology, spirituality, tarot, or the assistance of a shaman, seer, psychic, etc., to attract what (who) you want to attract.

This week Mars moves into Taurus and your 8th house of transformational change. Financial partnerships may be disrupted, re-configured, or re-balanced in some way. Dealing effectively with debt or wealth could be (emotionally) complicated. The urge for a sensual/sexual connection intensifies.

SCORPIO (October 21 – November 21)
This week Mars, the ruler of your chart, enters the sign of Taurus and the relationship sector of your chart. The pressure for a breakthrough intensifies. Venus moves into the sign of Capricorn and your 3rd house of communication and siblings. As you or a partner become more serious about what you’re communicating, a fortunate relationship breakthrough seems likely. You may be ready to commit based on information you receive.

Mercury, the ruler of your transformative 8th house, transits into your 4th house of your home, family, and the past. You may be ready to commit for the long haul to a family, purchasing or selling a home, or to living a lifestyle that represents a break from the status quo or cultural expectations. A release of old beliefs related to money, values, self-worth, and priorities could provide the foundation for a successful financial partnership. Communications that delve beneath the surface to reveal profound truths could change the nature of yourbeleifsandwhat’s possible for you.

SAGITTARIUS (November 21- December 21)
Venus transits into the sign of Capricorn and your 2nd house of values, priorities, self-worth and money. Now may be the time to get serious about your relationship with money, how you manage your resources, or develop your talents. As Mars moves into Taurus and the sector of your chart ruling work, health, and routines, it’s likely you’ll benefit from an infusion of cash or something unexpected.

Uncovering the truth, your true motivation, or your intent where self-worth, and the accumulation of wealth is a concern seems possible. Pride in the kind of future you’re able to finance may feel energizing.

Mercury enters the sign of Aquarius and your 3rd house of enlightened communication, information, or the mastery of subjects that are unusual or groundbreaking in some regard. Tense discussions over inconvenient work scheduling, deadlines, unexpected disruptions, or too much information, can be anxiety-producing. What’s familiar and comforting may be inaccessible as a result of a mindset that’s under pressure, working overtime at accelerated speeds to catch up, to integrate what you’re learning, or to understand what you’re trying to understand.

CAPRICORN (December 21-January 21)
Venus moves over your Ascendent this week. A new beginning or new phase is initiated. Venus in Capricorn in the first sector of your chart defines relationship responsibilities that may be challenging to accommodate. On the other hand Mars move into the sign of Taurus and your 5th house of love, creativity, and joy makes it easier to relax, or to tone down a high pressure situation that actually could be soothed or relaxed in some regard.

As Mercury enters your sector of personal resources and self worth you may get serious about asking for exactly what you want in terns of compensation. Creating win/wins is a better idea than strenuous competition, a desire out-shine the rest, or to crush the competition. Anger or frustration may be roiling just beneath the surface as you struggle to deal with realities and maintain self-control.

Enlightened, unusual ideas regarding the management of resources, ownership, and creating wealth are worth considering.

AQUARIUS (January 21-February 21)
Mercury moves over your ascendent this week creating new beginnings or a new and different phase of interest. Communication and learning is emphasized. Subject matter may be unusual, disruptive, enlightening, political, or community oriented. It’s time to get serious about being the voice of authority for an arcane, misunderstood, or an emerging new field. Repeating the past – especially as it relates to your style and approach to life – might feel intolerable.

Be prepared to expect some push back from those who prefer the status quo and feel comfortable clinging to tradition. Mars’ inTaurus pushes back against new disruptive ideas or actions – especially those coming from family members or involving the home environment.

Behind the scenes and within the deepest recesses of your mind and heart the desire for harmony and understanding is strong. Subtle, private energies allow for moments of peace amidst the turmoil. It’s likely you’ll find a quiet place within amidst strong pressures for change.

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PISCES (February 21-March 21)
Venus transits into the community/social sector of your chart forming a supportive angle to Mars in your communication sector. This is nice for meeting and connecting (safely) with friends, participating in community events, creating new connections, or strengthening old ones.

Mercury in Aquarius in the hidden sector of your chart may be confusing, difficult to process, and/or subconsciously motivated. Self-applied pressure may be intensifying. It’s time for a clarification that coincides with greater self-awareness. You may need to sit with yourself for awhile, breath, relax, or meditate in order to awaken the inner guidance that can activate a clarification.

It’s possible information you need to proceed in an effective way is being withheld from you. Frustration builds. Explosive verbal confrontations are possible. Again, relaxation and alone time can reconnect you with yourself.

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