Cancer in 2013
For the first half of the year, focus on crossing items off your to-do list. Direct your attention toward completing projects and tying up loose ends. Come June 25th, expansive Jupiter will be moving into your sign, initiating a year of new beginnings. Jupiter confers luck and abundance. You'll find yourself discovering a whole new you as your experience help you grow personally. One caveat: Watch your diet and your waistline -- Jupiter is associated with growth of all kinds. From June 26th through July 20th, be especially careful in your communications. Mercury will be retrograde in your sign, increasing the likelihood that you'll be misunderstood. Imaginative Neptune is now firmly planted in your House of Vision, where it stays for the next decade-plus. If you find yourself exploring spiritual, philosophical or religious subjects, you're tuning in to the energy of this phase of unfolding. The Solar Eclipse on May 9th activates your House of Alliances. Friendships and community connections play an essential role in helping bring something important to fruition. Cancers are highly sensitive people whose lives are determined by their feelings. Full Moons are often particularly challenging for Cancers, and Lunar Eclipses are even more so. This year's Lunar Eclipses fall on April 25th, May 24th and October 18th. Mark these dates on your calendar so that you won't be surprised if they're filled with great emotion.
Love And Romance
Romantic Venus transits your House of Partnerships January 8th through February 1st, starting off the year with a focus on romance. Things get pretty steamy on January 16th, when Venus unites with probing Pluto. Important secrets are revealed -- they just can't be contained any longer. As a result of these revelations, you'll either get closer or realize the relationship is lacking an important shared understanding. Even if things get intense, you have the capacity to handle it. With Pluto now in your partnership sector, you're getting honest about what your needs truly are. It's becoming much clearer what type of partner you want and what you're seeking from togetherness. Furthermore, structured Saturn is currently in your House of Romance, teaching you the importance of being realistic when it comes to love. A very pivotal time comes around September 18th, when Venus unites with Saturn as well as the fated Nodes. You can now see where a relationship is headed, and you realize you have the choice to determine whether it's something you want to commit to. If you're single, you could find yourself meeting someone who significantly shifts the direction of your life. The Solar Eclipse on November 3th increases your awareness that you want to have more fun in your life. From October 21st through November 10th, don't make declarations of love unless you're one hundred percent certain of your heart's desires. Mercury is retrograde during this period, which could cause romantic miscommunications.
Career And Money
If you're still asking yourself, "Who do I want to be when I grow up?" -- don't worry about it. All is well, especially since electric Uranus is continuing to revolutionize your career path. As your approach to relating to people is shifting, thanks to probing Pluto in your House of Relationships, so too are your perspectives on your vocational goals. This may be especially noticeable around May 20th and November 1st, when Uranus and Pluto make an exact square alignment. This year's three Lunar Eclipses have an impact on your work life. On April 25th, you're ready to take credit for the work you've done. The Eclipse on May 24th compels you to get more organized; you realize you're missing important opportunities by not having your proverbial ducks in a row. The Eclipse on October 18th shows you the importance of relying on your gut instinct when making work decisions. From June 27th to July 22nd, you could find yourself receiving money and other unexpected gifts. Thank values-driven Venus, who is gracing your House of Finances during this period. Your insight is keen around August 24th, when the Sun unites with Messenger Mercury in this sector of your chart. It's a great time to make a financial plan or set a workable budget. Just be careful you're not impatient about money matters from August 27th through October 15th. Focus on being fiscally responsible. On September 9th, when Mars makes a stressful square with structured Saturn, you'll definitely be reminded of the importance of handling your money with care.