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Aquarius, January 20-February 18, concentrating intellectual
Venus' four-month trek in your fifth house of romance, pleasure and joy, you have the best go of making this summer an incredible one. If too insecure, you can easily play nursemaid or rescuer to someone who wouldn't know pleasure if he or she had a whip, lube and safe words. You are better than the sum of your parts. It is the entire package (including your large brain) that attracts the masses to you. The playful and goofy side of you is what late spring asks of you. Allow yourself to be loved and enjoyed simply because you have the courage to show up just as you are. Like it or not, you have something in common with earthy (and sometimes ponderous to you, at least) Taurus. You show up just as you are. As Taurean Billy Joel wrote, Don't go changin'/To try and please me/You've never let me down before/Don't imagine you're too familiar/And I don't see you anymore. It's that last phrase that could rankle your sometimes high-strung nerves. You want to be surprising, shocking and unpredictable. Hey, star child, comfort ain't a bad thing. Freedom can be experienced with someone you already know. Venus gives you the entire month of June to have what one psychologist calls, "hot and sizzling monogamy."
Cancer, June 21-July 22, initiating feeling (soul)
Pisces, February 19-March 19, adapting feeling (soul)
Escapism works well in Mission: Impossible movies and spy genres, but in the rigors of real life, not so much. Eclipses demand a certain brutal honesty regarding your past. Left to your own devices, you can easily get caught up in the throes of successes past (like Scrooge and the three Christmas ghosts). These two eclipses (the next one is a lunar one on June 4) span your sixth and 12th houses of physical and emotional service. You want to leave the routines that you've set up for yourself. You want to mimic what you consider to be responsible behavior. Imagine you are an excellent surgeon on call, but you've had a drink. Do you risk your reputation and tell the night nurse to call another doctor? Or do you drink more coffee or take a stimulant? Apply these ethical questions to any area of work and service in your life. You are not responsible for the sun rising every day. Or are you? Let others pick up any well-deserved slack. But, hey, in my own brutally honest way, if you haven't earned our doubt's benefit or compassion, take the stimulant (symbolically speaking, of course).
Pisces, it is all about balancing the emotional wounds you experienced between your caretakers. Of course, this includes your biological mother and father. However, do not overlook the abstract, patriarchal and off-planet capital "F" father. That "F" can stand for many things. Other than the obvious expletive, it can symbolize the further your real soul needs are from what you articulate your needs to be. Unless you integrate your masculine (yang, assertive) with your feminine (yin, receptive), these Gemini eclipses will eclipse any true pleasures emanating from your soul (pun intended). We see you. The question is, Do you see you or have you escaped further into your Father's realm? And what about the realm of the goddesses? This line of wisdom is not out to "F-U," unless you have no connection to those who embrace another "F," the feminine.
Scorpio, October 23-November 21, concentrating feeling (soul)
Late spring and all this light shine brightly on your hidden treasures. You can use your abundant charisma to use the resources of others, giving little in return. Or you can ask the tough questions with the intent of giving the considerate response. You have the Sun (the need for recognition and power) blazing a hot trail in your root chakra (nether regions of instinctive delight). Pleasure for you comes after you've tested us. A seemingly innocuous question here and dismissed glance there, we feel as if you have us under a microscope. For now, a telescope will suffice. Give us the down-and-dirty from a distance. You'll get to creep up on us later. Let this waxing moon fill your mind with unheard-of delights. You'll know when to pounce as a well-tamed feline who's been released into the wild. Your heart knows how to give excellent exchanges of energies, no matter what the relationship status shows.