General Daily Insight for May 12, 2023
Perfect plans must start sometime, and that might as well be today. As thoughtful Mercury acknowledges serious Saturn at 4:42 am EDT, we're equipped to formulate solid strategies. The impulsive Aquarius Moon then provokes rebellious Uranus, so unexpected events could show us immediately whether we're on the right track. Mercury goes on to support sweet Venus, helping us talk our way out of any mishaps. Finally, Luna cooperates with confident Jupiter, encouraging us to integrate what we've learned and move forward.
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March 21-April 19
Inaccurate assumptions about your resources could be holding you back at present. As logical Mercury in your money sector delivers a reality check to gloomy Saturn in your 12th House of Martyrdom, you might need to look at the facts of your finances instead of reflexively feeling sorry for yourself. Perhaps you're better off than you were in the past, but your mindset hasn't yet caught up. With that reasonably solid foundation, go forth and take a risk you've been considering!
April 20-May 20
Events beyond your control could bring a solemn vibe to your community today. Although there are probably some things you can't change about the situation, you can choose whether you'll be part of the problem or part of the solution. As articulate Mercury in your sign encourages gentle Venus in your communication sector, you'll likely know the right thing to say to make people feel recognized and appreciated. Read the room to see what others are in the mood for, then work within those limits.
May 21-June 20
An authority figure could be blocking your ideal path forward. You're probably better off backing away to refine your plans in private for a while instead of arguing with them directly. As meticulous Mercury in your secretive 12th house emphasizes abundant Venus in your finance sector, you might discover that paying your own way can get you around some limitations imposed by others. Friends at a similar level may be able to give you helpful advice, so don't be afraid to reach out.
June 21-July 22
An organization you belong to may be refining its rules at the moment. While analytical Mercury in your social sector enforces stern Saturn in your 9th House of Laws, enforcement could become stricter than people are accustomed to. You might be called upon to put a good face on these policies, even if they weren't your idea. Instead of trying to downplay a reality that's harsher than you'd like, let others know the facts and allow them to make their own informed decisions.
July 23-August 22
Moving toward your goals may currently require a collaborator, but you'll likely have to dig a bit to find the right fit. As scheming Mercury in your ambitious 10th house sextiles restrictive Saturn in your sharing sector, someone could decline your request to work together on a particular task. They probably have their reasons, so you're better off not pressuring them. They might ultimately be able to contribute in a different way, as long you give them enough space to find it on their own.
August 23-September 22
Sharing your intellectual interests with your friends can currently sharpen your own understanding of a favorite subject. While curious Mercury in your adventurous 9th house aligns with practical Saturn in your relationship sector, explaining your passion to someone who's new to it will probably force you to slow way down instead of zooming ahead at your usual speed. Details that seem basic can have added meaning when you return to them with greater knowledge, so embrace the opportunity to cover old ground.
September 23-October 22
You're likely to have the kind of day you've earned in your career! As candid Mercury in your intimacy sector harmonizes with realistic Saturn in your dutiful 6th house, the truth will probably come out regarding what it's actually like to work with you. If you're reliable regarding your responsibilities, people should recognize and reward that. A disappointing verdict, however, could be a clue that you're currently in the wrong place. Sometimes no amount of effort can override a bad fit.
October 23-November 21
A restrained approach in a developing relationship can go well for you. While inquisitive Mercury in your partnership sector aligns with private Saturn in your expressive 5th house, you may not be in the mood to share anything super personal. Even so, a purely philosophical discussion will likely be rewarding. When it's not all about you, you might really make progress toward solving many different problems. Learning how the other person thinks could also show you whether you want to tell them more later.
November 22-December 21
You're likely to discover the limits of letting your home life run on autopilot today. Anything that doesn't feel right in your surroundings could pop into focus for you at any moment as attentive Mercury in your responsibility sector reaches out to austere Saturn in your domestic 4th house. Once you start putting in the effort to shift a depressing vibe, others who have a stake in the situation might be inspired to join you. Focused intention can work wonders.
December 22-January 19
Wit and humor can help you build relationships. You might not want to make yourself the focus of a lengthy chat, but as clever Mercury in your playful 5th house reaches out to restrained Saturn in your conversation sector, you probably won't have to. A good joke gets to the heart of a matter in a quick, incisive line. This approach lets others know where you stand without belaboring a point or getting into excessive detail. Use it to find your people!
January 20-February 18
Your desire to save money could currently motivate you to take on some home repairs. While detail-oriented Mercury in your secure 4th house figures things out with aesthetic Venus in your 6th House of Work, you might be reasonably good at doing things yourself. It's still possible for your pride to push you past the limits of your abilities! A comfortable and livable outcome should be a higher priority than bragging rights, so try to admit it before you get in over your head.
February 19-March 20
Figuring out who you really are might be a high priority at present. As expressive Mercury in your busy 3rd house aligns with focused Saturn in your 1st House of Identity, you may have to admit that you can't be everything to everyone any longer. On the plus side, cutting some priorities loose should free you up to be the best version of the things you can be. The right people will respect your limits, so give them a chance to support you.