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Astrology: Astro-Weather, Week of April 27-May3, 2011 issue
By Guy Spiro
Week of April 27-May 3, 2011
Wednesday, April 27—The high cautionary energy from yesterday peaks in today’s predawn and remains very much with us through today. Reread yesterday and apply the warnings carefully. Another major energy running through today is positive, but needs to be handled carefully. Light will be shed on things normally kept secret and hidden, but not in a threatening or damaging way, in most cases. Keep the eyes and ears open throughout the day as there will be much to learn. See beneath the surface and behind the scenes for the way things really work. This energy can also be very good for making changes in your dealings with authority. Make sure you have your ducks in a row, and make the approach you may have been thinking about. Moods should be more positive than otherwise, especially through the afternoon. Do make sure to get anything important done before 2:52 this afternoon, however, as the moon will be void of course from then until midday on Friday.
Thursday, April 28—High energy from yesterday, both the lingering cautionary and the positive, will remain with us through today. Reread and apply. Another major energy to be aware of is also cautionary for relationships. Avoid feelings of restriction, limitation and frustration. Cold, hard attitudes can not only throw a wet blanket on things, but can also lead to harsher and longer-lasting consequences than at other times. All of this will tend to be tamped down by the fact that today is completely covered by another of this month’s long moon void of course periods. Minor energies are mixed, and fortunately, there are some good mood aspects. But by the end of the workday, many people will have had enough, and things may seem as if they are moving in slow motion. Try to relax, have fun, if possible, and tend to old business. Beating your head against the void of course is not recommended.
Friday, April 29—The long moon void of course period that started Wednesday afternoon and entirely covered yesterday runs through this morning and finally ends at 12:33 this afternoon when the moon enters Aries. At that point, the energy will lift dramatically, and general moods will tend to become more assertive and aggressive. Chill through the rest of the void of course, but be prepared to hit the ground running as it ends. The flood gates will open, and you won’t want to be in anyone’s way. A major energy running through today is very good for initiating any project involving the uses of energy and power. Go for it once the void ends. This will be a very high-energy social Friday night as people will still be riding the high tide of energy following the long void of course.
Saturday, April 30—Late Friday-night social scenes are likely to be highly energized into today’s predawn. Moods may go south into the mid-predawn, however, so be prepared to pack it in at the first sign of any coercive irritability. Be aware of two major energies today. The first is a repeat in a much stronger form of the cautionary relationship energy from Thursday. Reread and apply the warnings carefully. Be certain not to try to impose your will on others or enforce your vision of relationship where there is anything less than total agreement. The second is a repeat in a much stronger form of the positive energy from yesterday. This is definite go-for-it energy, and you will want to make all manner of positive new beginnings. Moods should improve in the morning, but watch the midday for hard attitudes. This will be a very high-energy social Saturday night, but remember the cautions regarding relationships.
Sunday, May 1—The high energy from yesterday, both positive and cautionary, will remain very much with us through today. Reread yesterday’s forecast and apply the warnings carefully. Another major energy to be aware of today is also cautionary. This energy brings out the space cases. Watch for the over-served and the otherwise out-of-it. Also be on the lookout for problems in communication and transportation for the same reasons. Be especially careful in traffic. Late Saturday-night social scenes will be highly energized into today’s predawn, but be mindful of the cautions. Get anything important done before 10:19 this morning, as the moon will be void of course from then until 12:57 tonight, when the moon enters Taurus. At that point, the energy will lift noticeably, and general moods tend to become more down to earth and concerned with enjoyment.
Monday, May 2—Be aware of three major energies today. The first is very good for communication in relationships and making positive new beginnings. The second is decidedly more cautionary. Be very careful in any dealings with authority of any kind. Those up the food chain may very well be having problems of their own, and can be quite unpredictable and erratic. Also, beware of any perceptions of restriction, limitation and frustration. Foolish acting out on these things can lead to surprisingly harsher and longer-lasting consequences than at other times. It will be very important not to get caught up in this, as it is intimately connected to the new moon, which is today’s third major energy. It is exact at 1:50 in tomorrow’s early predawn, making today new moon day. Remember that what you start at new moon brings results at the next full moon. With this particular new-to-full period, you will want to concentrate on self-discipline, relationships and general self-improvement. Dealing properly with today’s cautions and making the right choices can bring a positive full moon. Making the wrong choices… Be aware that the moon will be void of course from the new moon through tomorrow, so make your positive new beginnings today.
Tuesday, May 3—Consider the new moon, and its attendant high cautionary energy, to be very much in effect through today. The moon will be void of course, however, from the moment of new moon at 1:50 this morning through tomorrow morning. This will put a damper on what gets started, and the high energy in general, resulting in confusion and competing mindsets and directions. Many people will find it difficult to decide what to do and to get things done. Relax, take it easy, tend to old business through today and put new things into motion tomorrow afternoon after the void of course ends. Another major energy today easily brings problems to relationships, especially where recreational substances are overindulged and the otherwise out-of-it are involved. Watch for spaciness and misunderstanding. Minor energies are mixed, but there is good-mood energy available for those making the right choices. But those looking for trouble can find much more of it than they want, and it can last much longer than they bargain for.
Guy Spiro, editor of the Monthly Aspectarian magazine and Astro-Weather (lightworks.com), has been a professional astrologer, astrology teacher and Tarot reader for 30 years. Visit http://www.guyspiro.com/Untitled-5.html for more information.
From the April 27-May3, 2011 issue