As we enter April, Aries season is in full swing, energizing each of us to look at our goals, relationships, and plans for an entire new cycle. Aries, the first sign of the zodiac, is all about beginnings and is the fire that ignites us to take chances and explore life. This energy comes into a huge focus on the 5th, which is a New Moon in Aries. With this huge energetic opening lasting for ten days after this date, everyone will have an opportunity to take a chance to launch an endeavor close to his or her heart. With the energy of Aries behind you, you have the ability to see it grow over time. Like a child, it will take time to mature, but it will also bring a deep happiness through all of the hard work that you invest in it. A perfect way to grasp this energy is through the use of a stone of action, such as Carnelian. This will motivate you toward your goals.
The next big moment of the month will be on the 10th, when Jupiter, our wonderful planet of miracles and blessings, stops within the sky and starts to move backwards. Jupiter has been in Sagittarius, the sign that it rules, since late last year and will continue to grace this area of the sky until December 3rd, 2019. Yet, when Jupiter goes retrograde, its luck and fortune must turn within. In order for us to fully receive the greatest benefits from it, we must also grow internally, too. Starting on the 10th, each person will start to evolve and make space within their lives to welcome in new opportunities, relationships, and lessons when Jupiter goes direct later in the year. What journey do you want to embrace in 2019? Ametrine is a very popular and effective meditation crystal that you may love at this time. Ametrine helps you visualize new ideas, solidify them into reality, and focus your mind on its internal creative powers.
The 16th sees an exciting moment, too, where Mercury, planet of communication, finally has regained its full forward momentum. It is perfectly safe to sign contracts and to go back to business as normal and the pace of life will surely quicken once again.
A Full Moon in Libra arrives on the 19th, echoing the same themes that were present at a very similar Full Moon in Libra last month on March 20th. It is extremely rare to have two back-to-back Full Moons in the same sign, so it is clear that the Universe is trying to bring a very necessary culmination, breakthrough, or ending in each and every person’s life. By paying attention to what occurs around this time, you’ll see a very specific spotlight appearing for you. Because Libra rules partnerships, many people will be noticing an important relationship demanding attention at this time, too. Consider grabbing a Tiger’s Eye stone! It can help you recognize your own needs and those of others.
Taurus season arrives on the 20th, grounding the fiery Aries energy that had launched previously and helping us to look at how we can create tangible results. Taurus is ruled by Venus, planet of money and pleasure, so we each will notice that we have an opportunity to create abundance in our lives. However, like the Taurean bull, we will need to plod carefully along, slow and steady, to build the things that we want. A Green Jade would be lovely to add to your personal collection during this time because it helps you think about long-term prosperity, which is one thing important to all born under the sign of Taurus.
After such a slow month in March, it’ll be lovely to see how our lives are moving forward once again in April. Despite Jupiter’s backward dance, we still can move our most important day-to-day dealings onward in order to continue to cultivate the lives that we were born to lead.
About the Author: Kyle Thomas is a globally published pop culture astrologer who resides in Los Angeles where he works as a professional astrologer and life coach.