On June 3, Mercury turns direct again, so the retrograde is over.
We can relax, communicate, admin, travel, and organize again without those backsliding gremlins.
But on June 4, Saturn becomes retrograde. Oh oh.
Don’t worry, it lasts for months, so its effect is slow and gradual. You might just start to rethink some of your responsibilities, some of the tasks you take on – or rather, avoid. It’s time to grow up, to face up, to get wise and to own things.
Ready for the week ahead? Your tarot horoscope will prepare you.
Ahead, you’ll find a tarot card for each star sign, along with what it means for the week of May 29-June 4.
March 21 to April 20
Tarot card for Aries for this week: five of cups
Meaning: You begin to realize that the past is the past, it’s over and done with, and you can’t keep using it (or blaming it) for the way things are now. Enough time has passed for you to rebuild wherever you are.
The Five of Cups is a message to look to the future, to finally deal with your pain, to seek healing and liberation.
You can’t carry all that dead weight – it pulls you down. And you are the only one who can free yourself from it. It’s time to do it.
Head here for everything you need to know about being an Aries
April 21 to May 21
Tarot card for Taurus for this week: The emperor
Meaning: The Emperor is implying that there is an area, project or obligation that you are leaving to someone else (or someone else is taking over) and that in fact it should be on you.
Defend this right. Come on. Bend over. Don’t ask permission, get stuck in and do what you know, deep down you know you should and want to do it.
In the long run, you better bite that bullet and grab the courage, because it’s only going to piss you off, on some level, that you’re not in control.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Taurus
May 22 to June 21
Tarot card for Gemini for this week: wands page
Meaning: Pages may indicate immaturity.
The key trait of your sign is its youth, which is a positive gift of life (you never get old, you love life, you always have fun). However, the Page of Wands reflects a need to grow in certain areas (that you already know…) this Saturn Retrograde.
It is likely to revolve around your lifestyle, your healthy lifestyle (or lack thereof), your education or professional development, and your ambitions.
Sometimes you can be a bit scattered and vague about your goals. Clarify and crystallize where you are heading. Take yourself seriously.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Gemini
June 22 to July 23
Cancer tarot card for this week: seven of wands
Meaning: Stop putting yourself down and pushing yourself away from the competition because of misplaced impostor syndrome. You are bigger, bolder and better than you think, others are aware of this but you have a blind spot when it comes to your own power.
The Seven of Wands is asking you to truly own your space in this Saturn retrograde and take the place you aspire to.
Don’t hesitate, don’t find excuses or let others have what you want… go after your dreams.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Cancer
July 24 to August 23
Tarot card for Leo for this week: Mugs page
Meaning: The cups page can be a little naïve, especially when it comes to relationships and romance. It may be part of your charm, but it lands you in hot water and dead ends that a wiser soul would have seen coming.
Leo, this retrograde Saturn, consider your life lessons in love and friendship, and understand your past mistakes (and those of others).
Once bitten, twice shy. Live and learn. Don’t always take people at face value. Appreciate that everyone has a public, private and secret face.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Leo
August 24 to September 23
Tarot card for Virgo for this week: The Empress
Meaning: Family is where your thoughts will turn this retrograde Saturn as you wonder what role you play and where you are most needed, valued, and can provide the stability and nurturing you are famous for. We all need a Virgo nearby!
The Empress asks you to freely share your love with your family this year. Don’t stay behind or wait to be asked, be the one to show up, call, remember birthdays, set up meetings or get-togethers.
Be present with your family this week. You will feel so loved.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Virgo
September 24 to October 23
Tarot card for Libra for this week: nine of swords
Meaning: Retrogrades can activate private anxieties that, typically Libra, you tend to smother and keep secret because you like to present a composed and controlled facade to the world.
The Nine of Swords asks that whatever you are personally feeling, take the time to talk about it, clarify your feelings, explore them out loud, release them with someone who is listening – or even just hold newspaper.
Don’t bottle things up, let them out. Much of this worry will be fleeting, but what remains a tangible and solid concern can then be isolated and addressed.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Libra
October 24 to November 22
Tarot card for Scorpio for this week: queen of swords
Meaning: Independence is your theme music!
The Queen of Swords is the strongest solo tarot player, she takes care of herself, knows her mind and heart, and pursues her ambitions with unique (if not ruthless) focus.
You will get some of this powerful energy this retrograde and you need to invest in something important, worthwhile, empowering and something only you can provide. Activate a new objective.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Scorpio
November 23 to December 21
Tarot card for Sagittarius for this week: four of pieces
Meaning: You start to feel like it’s groundhog day during this retrograde, you keep doing the same things, putting in the same level of effort and expecting the same results…and you’re fed up, for be honest.
You are a creature fueled by innovation and passion, and to put in the effort and work, you need to feel inspired. And, honestly, you’re not right now.
It’s time to find a new goal or change your current goals to feel motivated again.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Sagittarius
December 22 to January 21
Tarot card for Capricorn for this week: Temperance
Meaning: Capricorn, you’re the hardest worker in the room and ruled by Saturn, so this retrograde will hit you, because you like the subject of responsibility and duty anyway. You push yourself so hard already.
Temperance is a little nudge to maybe let go a little more often. Enjoy. Rebalance your work/life scales and make sure you’re working to live, not to work.
Temperance is about moderation and harmony. Look carefully at your schedule – is there enough time for you and your own hobbies?
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Capricorn
January 22 to February 19
Tarot card for Aquarius for this week: king of cups
Meaning: You’re one of the most honest and open signs, so you probably know exactly where you stand in terms of commitments, responsibilities, and obligations to others. And you’re probably on top of it all already, as you face your challenges head-on.
The King of Cups asks you to be kinder to yourself when trying to make life easier for others.
Be as supportive of your own goals and needs as you are of others. Be your own coach, cheerleader and BFF.
Head here for everything you need to know about being an Aquarius
February 20 to March 20
Tarot card for Pisces for this week: ten pieces
Meaning: The ten of coins means that this retrograde will have you looking long and hard at your long-term material goals and ambitions – in terms of career, money, health, and home.
Pensions, mortgages, debts, savings, lifestyle habits, work roles and progression, home location and status, etc. are all under your microscope and you’re in the mood to make changes, reprioritize, adjust, and do things differently.
Think long term, focus on the long term, make your future very happy.
Head here for everything you need to know about being a Pisces
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