The new year starts on a Friday. It’s a Venusian year. We are called to love–love ourselves, love our partner, love our neighbor.
Venus rules all things related to beauty. Beauty and fashion will make big headlines. If by the second part of the year social-distancing relaxes, I predict a fashion boom. People want to be seen again. Luxury fashion and goods do exceptionally well under this kind of energy. Cosmetics, cosmetology, massage therapists, et al, bounce back big.
The fine art market thrives under the influence of Venus. Venus is one of the most painted figures in all of art.
Taurus and Libra will have an amplified year, especially those born on a Friday. Friday the 13th in 2021 might have extra oomph.
Matters of the heart, love and sex all get a boost for better or worse under Venus. If we can get COVID under control, it will be a banner year for the wedding industry.
The Card of The Year–The Knight of Pentacles, Reversed, clarified by the Chariot
Money will come very slowly. The recovery will be slow. After a warp pace 2020, things will seem at a snail’s pace for the first six months of the year. New thinking has to be implemented. After July, things move much faster under the influence of the Chariot. Patience wins the day in the first six months of the year. 2021 is not a time to get emotionally hung up on the past. Stay present as you move ever so slowly towards the future.
Banking processes and money transfers may be slow for the first part of the year. There will be stalls in funding.
Car sales are up in the second part of the year. Home sales, mortgage lenders, real estate and their ancillaries also see a boom in the second part of the year. It seems that equilibrium is re-established and that there’s a predictable trajectory most people can rely on. Our psycho-emotional GPS is back.
Now, for the individual signs:
Aries–The Emperor–The card of 2021 for you is The Emperor, which is your tarot card! You’re in your element. You’re thinking and building big and stepping into higher levels of leadership and mastery this year. Be careful to build teams while building your empire. Your leadership skills, courage and can-do attitude will be highly prized in 2021. Your best time of year will be when the sun is in your sign, so celebrate your birthday to the max and start new ventures around your birthday.
Taurus–7 of Pentacles–The seeds you planted in 2020, probably fertilized with blood, sweat, tears and a good dash of poo are starting to sprout, but continue to keep patient. Prune away what’s blocking these seedling ideas and ventures from getting the time and attention they deserve. Keep your feet firmly on the ground. You will continue to have great seedling ideas, but ask yourself “How can I ground this into reality?”. Your best seasons are when the sun is in Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn this year. Grow your visions into reality during these times. Waning moons in Capricorn, Virgo and Taurus are watershed times for you. Use them.
Gemini–Queen of Cups, Reversed–In 2021, it’s time to ask yourself the big head-versus-heart questions, Gemini. Are you pouring precious energy into people and situations that aren’t filling your cup? Reciprocity is your big challenge in 2021. Don’t let others drain you dry emotionally. It’s time to balance how you are giving and receiving. Chances are you are giving way too much to people that have too little to offer you. Give some of that love and care to yourself in 2021. This will become really clear when the sun or moon is in Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces. Keep a lunar journal!
Cancer–2 of Wands–You’re re-envisioning a bigger, better, bolder future for yourself, dear Cancer. What you desire has global reach and impact. Go for it, but be sure to also look at what’s happening right in front of you too. Think globally and act locally this year. You have a tremendous need for stability. Don’t lean on others too hard for support as you transform. Part of this journey is learning how to lean on yourself more. You’ll have the most momentum when the sun is Aries, Leo or Sagittarius. The second half of the year, you’ll be moving so fast you’re head will spin. Hope you like race car driving!
Leo–8 of Pentacles–You’ll be working hard in 2021, but the good news is that you’ll be making a mint for yourself in the process. You’re perfecting the details of your process. Your stamina and tenacity inspire others. Keep up the good work and the good work you’re doing will keep you flush in 2021. New doors open for you throughout the year. Keep a dry cleaned suit or dress ready in your closet at all times “just in case”. Opportunity opens up when you least expect it. You’ll feel this energy most when the sun is in Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn.
Virgo–9 of Pentacles, Reversed–This is a card full of native Virgo energy. The new year may not have you feeling quite yourself. You want to be partnered, as a opposed to going it alone. The old maxim “Wealth is empty when it is not shared” may be ringing too true for you. You long to share your abundance. You’re being called to do some intense self-love this year. Yes, even more. Scout out new directions and possibilities. The tried and true has become the boring and blah. Experiment. You’ll have clarity when the sun is Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn.
Libra–Page of Swords, Reversed–Libra, you’re learning a new skill or a new process in 2021. Stick with it. It’s a bit of an uphill battle for you. Don’t give up too soon. Just when you want to give up and drop it, it comes to you. Allow your process. Every mistake is part of the process. Get clear on your “why” this year in all areas of your life. Why do you want this partner, that job, that car, etc? You’ll find there’s much going on below the surface that needs unpacking. Breakthroughs in insight come when the Sun, Moon or Mercury is in Aquarius, Gemini or Libra.
Scorpio–10 of Wands–Time to drop some burdens. You’re carrying too many people, projects, products, regrets. Too much of a good thing even….It’s time to halve what isn’t yielding results or happiness. Clinging to the past won’t bring the good feelings associated with it back. Get clear on your priorities or you stand to wear yourself out in 2021. Yes, you’re strong. However, there’s no point in arriving to your personal version of success and happiness half dead. It will be clearest to you when the sun is in Aries, Leo and Sagittarius what dross needs to be burned away.
Sagittarius–4 of Cups–Apathy and indecision may cloud your judgment this year. Offers are coming to you, but you may not be able to give them a whole-hearted yes. Cycles of four are important. Give things four hours, four days, four weeks, four months before saying no or yes as appropriate. There’s been a longstanding tension between having to do what perceived you must do and what your heart truly, deeply wanted. This year is the year to bridge that. Add some orange to your life to restore your zest. You’ll feel this when the moon is in Pisces, Scorpio and Cancer.
Capricorn–King of Pentacles, Reversed–Capricorn, you start 2021 a little off. After some major astrological energy in your sign in 2020, suddenly, it’s a ceasefire. Its’ time to drop your defenses and re-invest in yourself a bit. Most of your siege is over. Let your passion come through. Your reserve has been running your life for too long. Capricorns walk their walk. It’s time to talk and to advertise to monetize more. Things are dropping out of your life like autumn leaves. Allow nature to take it’s course. You’re feeling this now, as the sun is in Capricorn, again when the sun is in Taurus and in Virgo and again in late December. Allow this release so the new can come in gracefully.
Aquarius–Ace of Wands, Reversed–In 2021, you’ll want to take action, Aquarius, but feel intimidated by the task at hand. Take the first step, even if it’s scary. Walk softly and carry that big wand and you’ll see big results. You have to direct others at this time. Be sure what you’re asking for is crystal clear and actionable and the results will be compelling. Acting large and in charge is your calling in 2021. Go big or go home when the sun is in Aries, Leo and Sagittarius. You’ll see huge gains.
Pisces–Temperance, Reversed–Pisces, 2021 is a balancing act. Remember titration from high school chemistry class? You’ll be titrating all year long. Subtle, careful moves are called for, but you also need to know when to say “enough is enough”. You’ll be shepherding a lot of transitions this year: graduations, changing schools, moving and other life or business events in that vein. The culmination of this will be when the sun is in Sagittarius, but you’ll feel it during the last week of every sun sign and at the equinoxes. Embrace your inner alchemist in 2021.
May your 2021, be safe, well, prosperous, happy and beautiful!
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