This transit is powerful for nurturing our ambitions and favors business, the law, and commerce.
We might enjoy increased influence, faith, and insight now. We might solve a long-standing problem or capitalize upon a discovered resource. Mercury spent its retrograde (since March 22nd) in the sign of Aries.
The desire for more personal significance can lead us to give of ourselves or motivate us to pursue personal or professional goals more ambitiously. On April 1st, the Sun and retrograde Mercury meet, and this allowed the Sun to catch up with Mercury as Mercury was ahead of the Sun by degree since February.
Symbolically, we may have been overthinking and getting ahead of ourselves, but now we feel caught up.
The Full Moon occurs in the sign of Scorpio on April 29th, bringing sudden awareness to our lives, particularly of relationship imbalances and flaws.
Its harmony with Saturn suggests we have all the tools available to make constructive changes.We’re rebuilding our confidence, including body confidence, which are sensitive points now.Personal and health problems that have held us back come up for review.Also on the 17th, Saturn turns retrograde and will continue to travel in this apparent backward motion until September 6th.While Saturn is retrograde, we tend to review our responsibilities and commitments as opposed to dealing with them in the moment.With this new cycle, we are challenged to show a pure part of ourselves to the world.By acting upon our own inner impulses (constructive ones!There can be more than usual experiences of guilt and self-doubt as we internalize fears but also the chance to reassess our commitments.Pluto is stationary on the 22nd and turns retrograde.Chiron will return to Pisces from September 25, 2018, to February 18, 2019, and then transit Aries until 2026/7.The year 2018 features Uranus’ transition out of Aries and Chiron’s transition into the sign.