It’s another year Gemini, 2017 so welcome! Mars, Neptune, and Ketu or the South node, dominate your horoscope as the year commences, being in the upper part of your horoscope, the 10th house. Mars is a dynamic planet and being in the company of idealistic Neptune means that this year you have big plans to make your dreams concrete in every way possible. As Mars rules your 11th house and 6th house, you will be strongly focused on fulfilling your dreams in a professional arena which will ultimately bolster your self-confidence and chances for success.
Money will be particularly important and has been for some time Pluto transiting your eighth house and at the start of the year with the Sun and Mercury also combining with this intense and transformative planet. It indicates your connection to business dealings, other people’s money, banking, savings and you will be doing your best to improve this area of your life even if it means making radical changes. The stationary, retrograde and direct movements of Pluto on and around 20 April and again on September 29 would be focal points for this particular subject.
With Uranus continuing its transit in your 11th house of friendships and social connections, along with an opposition aspect from Jupiter, it indicates you maybe into some surprises with friends and new acquaintances. You could expand your horizons through new meetings but could also be in danger of spreading yourself then, taking on too many obligations socially and promising more than you can deliver. You must definitely have a planner or diary through which you can manage your affairs throughout 2017 or risk running yourself ragged through not having enough time to devote to those whom you consider worthy of your friendship.
Saturn, is known as the planet which puts you through the wringer and tests you to see just how developed you have become a throughout 2017 it also continues its transit through your seventh house of relationships in Sagittarius. You have been learning some pretty significant lessons over the past two years and hopefully now throughout the coming year you will be able to put those lessons into practice and improve your love life and more importantly your marriage if you happen to be in a long term committed relationship.
With Saturn transiting your 7th house, it makes some impressive aspects in the next year and one, in particular, is to Uranus around May 19 and this indicates a desire to step outside your normal protocols when dealing with problems and relationship. This may surprise others, not least of all, your significant partner. You can approach emotional life with a unique approach, trying different things to elicit the best response. It may be a hit and miss affair because if you’ve been accustomed to doing things due to habit, breaking free of those methods may on the one hand not be easy to step away from but also others may not know exactly how to deal with you.
As a result of Saturn trining the North node or karmic point around October 9 and a coinciding with a repeat of the Saturn-Uranus transit earlier in the year you will most certainly be looking at using different methodologies and borrowing perhaps ideas from different cultures to spice up your love life and also gain insight into other people. You will see your relationships from a completely different perspective.
Jupiter transits to your 6th house after October 10. This will be a very important new cycle showing a combination of many lessons learned throughout the previous year. Moving to your 6th house of work, health, debts and enemies, your focus will dramatically shift from matters of the heart, creativity, and children to a greater attention to these issues. If you are a parent, the movement of Jupiter through your fifth house of children, creativity, and romance will captivating retention up until this time but then you will realise that you do need to give yourself some greater care and, if some reason your health hasn’t been tip top, will be looking to improve that for sure.
You need to be watchful of your work practices is Jupiter can make you excessive in many ways which ultimately lead to deterioration in health. This also has to do with your dietary considerations. You’ve been eating on the run, not sleeping enough, neglecting your body signals and putting money before health and relationships, that will change in the last three months of 2017.
Your educational and spiritual ideals will be in strong focus this year as well due to the position of Venus and Moon in your ninth house receiving the aspect of Jupiter from the 5th sector. Travelling, education, philosophy and anything related to the higher mind and expansion of your inner self-comes under the jurisdiction of these transits for this reason 2017 should be a memorable period for making great strides in your self-awareness and self-development. You may be interested in taking a long journey and there may be some spiritual connection with that if it happens.
Greater financial commitments are shown by the transiting Saturn to your 8th house of shared resources that occurs late in the year, on 20 December. Some of you may actually feel the effects of this transit prior to this date because your mind will be considering how you can be more fiscally prudent, responsible and savvy in your business dealings. The 8th house has to do with the money that is shared with other people, such as borrowings, investment by others or by yourself and some astrologers are of the opinion that Saturn has to do with property to some extent is it rules the earth sign of Capricorn. It is also a triangular house the 4th house which has to do with real estate.
The eighth house is also significant in that it relates to death and rebirth. While this is sometimes taken very generally indicate physical, there is another more important component which has to do with the regeneration of oneself, letting go of habits and circumstances which have held you back and like the Phoenix rising out of the ashes, the start of a new life and self-understanding. All of these things are possible in 2017 and especially towards the end of the year when Saturn, one of the most important karmic planets, brings to a close another chapter which brings you more closely in touch with yourself and with what is you are destined to do.