April 2018 — Wake Up!!! Find Your Way to Your Soul’s Purpose!
By Gwynne Mayer
This month of April is filled with new beginnings, but only if you listen to the ‘silence’ behind your thoughts and feelings. It is a must to do your ‘inner work’ and be more conscious of projecting outwardly who you truly are rather than trying to play a part in an illusion, a dream or a fantasy that is fraught, these days, with chaos. Find a way to become more conscious and listen to the ‘desire of your heart and soul’. Why are you here?
The dates to look at this month are important as they relate to change and the dynamics of change that occur in the outer world and the inner world.
Upcoming Astrological Events for April, 2018
….March 31 kicks off April with a Full Moon in Libra
….March 22 Mercury Rx until April 15 in Aries — watch impulsive and volatile energies
….April 2, Mars conjunct Saturn in Capricorn
….April 15, Mercury turns direct and New Moon in Aries
….April 15, Conjunction of New Moon and Uranus — big surprises.
….April 22, Pluto turns Rx for the next 5 months in the sign of Capricorn.
….April 29, Full Moon in Scorpio — always intense and powerful both personally and universally.
Remember to read your Ascendant (ego/physical body), Sun (Spiritual/mind) and Moon (emotional/feeling/nurturing) signs in that order when reading these monthly updates.
So let’s get started on your Sun, Ascendant and Moon for April:
Aries — This is an intense month and one of many ups and downs. This is not the time to be impulsive or obsessive, watching your addictions and your compulsivity will be all that you can handle while the external world spins and turns in ways that you never thought possible. This brings in both negative and positive karmic conditions. Your changes that come about in the next five months will be changes that occur because you kept still and listened to your inner voice!
Taurus — Trying to keep your world together, in relationships and finances, will take up all your energies this month. Try to live by your ‘word’ and commitments. You will find people you are close to are not that dependable nor are they very clear and connected to your best interests. You need to pay attention to what is most important to you and concentrate on making that your focus or you will be distracted beyond belief. Moving into your inner world is difficult because you seem to think your external world is more credible! It isn’t!!
Gemini — You are living with your own duality right now, arguing with yourself, one day one way, the next day something else. You need to realize that you are a flexible ‘being’ and that you have equally important paradoxes that need attention: love, relationships, family and profession. They all need your undivided attention, but then you are somewhat divided heh? Give a dialogue to each part of you and you will see how talented you are in manifesting different and creative ideas within your own being!
Cancer — Relationships are giving you some problems, especially in the intimate connections to life. Pay attention to your honesty and your integrity within these relationships. You may seem out of sorts lately, at a feeling and inner level. Try to work on yourself from inside out rather than from your external reality. Your external life is only a ‘shadow’ of the inner life and you need to recognize this at some level. Finding compassion for others seems to be a gift you have and now it is time to find compassion for self!
Leo — This month is about taking care of health and debt; two things that you find least important in your deliberations. There is a need to find a reasonable budget that you can live with and this has to occur without you feeling deprived of the ‘good things in life.’ Your health is dependent on you handling your very private addictions to good liquor, cuisine and rich living. You know what to do and have the strength to do it! You have a great sense of humor about life, so now is the time to employ this and either go to a good movie or watch some simple comedy!!
Virgo — Virgo is finding their focus in healing and service. If the Virgo does not serve his/her highest good, the energies turn into a sort of neurosis with no where to go. The ‘wounded healer’ in all Virgos will know what I am saying here. The opportunities will present themselves for you to serve your greatest good, but you have to recognize these opportunities and take the ‘right path.’ You have a great discerning mind when you aren’t filled with self-criticism. You are also a natural ‘energy healer’.
Libra — Finding a way to satisfy yourself and your goals but also being able to be in a relationship and still remain independent of ‘pleasing the partner’ instead of yourself, definitely a hard task for a Libran. You have to quit sitting on the fence and make some decisions in the next six months and that process needs to start today! You are waiting for the right ‘time’ and for you, that could mean sitting on the fence for the rest of your life. Take a leap of faith! You can even learn a great deal of you make a mistake!
Scorpio — Pluto, your ruling planet is taking a backward turn for five months or so which gives you plenty of time to think into your own intensity and find a way that doesn’t cause you to have so much stress and anxiety that comes from the external world. Really this is all due to your process at a great intense depthy and it is making you reconsider all the decisions you have made in the last few months. Be silent and listen to your ‘inner voice’ and more than that, your ‘inner instincts’ and try not to figure it all out now, but to allow situations to come forward to show you the way. This will be hard, but you can do it!
Sagittarius — It is time to focus on your finances and your investments and to be realistic about the mundane world. Your inner world is highly evolved but you have let some things go in the external world that need a bit of tweaking to say the least! Your relationships are also in need of attention and action is needed on your part to secure the intimate relationships you have and to care and nurture their presence in you life. You will have to watch your tongue in the next few months so as not to upset the balance of your inner and external world. You have allowed situations to become ‘in need’ of emergency concerns and actions! You will sail through this brilliantly like in all other events!
Capricorn — You are one of the strongest signs of the zodiac, however with Pluto in your corner, your strength as caused you a loss of sleep and stamina and it will only get worse in the next few months if you do not rest, meditate, exercise and think of yourself first before trying to accomplish the huge tasks you always seem to find. This is a ‘rock and roll’ kind of time for you and if I were you, I would try to dance through it with some degree of humor. You also have such a creative side that needs to feel its worth at this point. Start making plans each day to indulge the creative inner you!!!
Aquarius — Life has sent you some remarkable chances to ‘wake up’ and now it is time to do just that! Your purpose on this planet, in this body, has to do with you waking up to the reality you have created. You are, more than any other sign, responsible for this reality and coming to terms with the duality between what you believe and ‘know’ and how you are acting in the outer world. You need to be a bit more subjective in your relationships in order to get into your ‘feelings and compassion’ for the other, even if they seem scattered. Being compassionate and heart felt is going to be of great importance in the next few months.
Pisces — Your sensitivities are bringing you highs and lows and your ability to plan your day is being fraught with distractions, none of which you seem to have any control over. This time is very hard for you to stay grounded and work on your daily activities without someone throwing a wrench into the plan. All you can do is to physically exercise, meditate and work on your inner world. Give your ideas a plan on the inner world and then you will see that the external world will follow suit. Focus is the name of the game! Just be aware of how you come out of focus and then you can tweak your environment so that reality is the same in both worlds.