A Note from Susan Miller
Recently I was having a celebration dinner with Michelle Roque, my talented creative director who had done such brilliant art direction work on my calendars and planners, handling Parisian artist Izak’s work with such grace. Michelle was telling me that some of her friends love Astrology Zone – they only read my summaries to my monthly column. I put down my fork. Hearing this news made me sad. I asked, are you sure, Michelle? She nodded. I strive so to give my readers complete information, and this month, May, I look ahead to the rest of the year to show what is due for you, for planning purposes. Almost none of that vital information will be in my summaries – there was too much to explain.
Your Horoscope by Susan Miller
Every planet in the horoscope has a meaning and a mission to complete in our lives. This month will be special for everyone but doubly so for you. Uranus, the planet of surprising, unanticipated events, for the first time in your life will enter Taurus in your solar tenth house of honors, awards, and achievement. The last time Uranus entered Taurus it was from 1934 to 1942, the reason why this influence will be all new for you.
Uranus takes 84 years to circle the Sun, so as an outer planet, Uranus inches across the sky very slowly. Uranus remains in each house of the horoscope for seven years. Until now, starting in 2010, you had Uranus in Aries filling your ninth house, mainly a house of intellectual curiosity. It is an area of the chart associated with of higher education. You may have gone back to college or completed graduate school. Or, you may have made a name for yourself in the media as the main subject of a news stories or as the writer / producer of them. The ninth house is well known for its association with long-distance travel and international relationships, as well as immigration matters, the court system, and verdicts.
Uranus is the planet of surprise, but also spontaneity, so topics that came up came up suddenly. The sign Uranus was touring since 2010 was Aries, a fire sign like your Leo Sun. You will carry what you learned since 2011 as you move forward. Of course, with unpredictable Uranus we can never guess what might come up whenever Uranus is activated by another planet. Still, I can tell if Uranus and that other planet are communicating in a friendly manner.
Uranus is also associated with foreign people, so you may have met and fallen in love with (and married) a person who has a background very different from yours. Your religion might have been different from your partner’s or you were born in another country, with different traditions, cuisine, holidays, and so forth – you seem to celebrate the differences. This all fits with your chart over the past years, since 2011.
This is the area of your life that brought you happy surprises for years, but like anything else, you may have encountered a few unexpected reversals, too. Uranus was in fire-sign Aries, just like your fire-sign element, so this area of your chart was favorable for you, and you likely found solutions for any challenges that came up.
Uranus will give us a preview of what is to happen for years to come, for Uranus will enter Taurus on May 15 and remain there this year for only six months, untilNovember 7. At that point in November, Uranus will retrograde back to Aries, where it has been, but once we get to early next year, on March 6, 2019, Uranus will be back to Taurus and your prestigious tenth house of career honors and achievement, to stay until April 2026. I have always felt that the area of the chart that holds transiting Uranus is where you go for stimulation and excitement – that’s going to be your career.