June Horoscope: Adapt and Cross-pollinate


Mercurial Messages through the Zodiac

We may feel like pollen blowing on the summer breeze as June begins. The Sun and Mercury in mutable Gemini help us adapt to new situations, meet new people, be flexible and adjust to changing schedules. Our feelings are deep and generally stable as Venus in earthy Taurus trines Pluto June 2.

Our thoughts join our feelings in the depths and our memories sit with us after June 4 as Mercury enters oceanic Cancer on June 4. Make plans for the summer with chosen or biological family around June 7, as Mercury sextiles Uranus. Summer romances and interesting new connections began to blossom as Venus enters Gemini June 8 and Mars trines Neptune June 14. Stay alert for important new connections.

Mid-June helps us feel excited to tackle real work but also potential cranky frustration as Mars and Mercury, both now in self-protective Cancer, oppose serious Saturn. We may feel pulled between our responsibilities and summer joy, and need to find a balance between obligation and what feeds our life force. These issues can intensify and stimulate confrontations, which echo in the headlines June 18-20 as Mercury and Mars conjunct in Cancer and opposed Pluto. Step beyond the confrontation and find the creative solution.

Summer begins on June 21 as the Sun enters Cancer. Let dinner-time conversations become an enjoyable performance art after Mercury enters Leo on June 26.

Aries (Mar. 21-Apr. 19)…Attend your changing circumstances as the month begins; take care of material concerns, rebuild, garden, putter. Communication is essential June 8-19; follow up on leads, return phone calls and emails. Play it safe but honest June 19-20, and defuse rather than explode a situation. Domesticate after June 23.

Taurus (Apr. 20-May 20)…As June begins, your charm is showing; open doors and make connections. Shift your focus to your resources, inventory and repair after June 8. Mid-month, help mediate tension with siblings and neighbors, just don’t engage their craziness. Feed the senses and health as summer begins.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)…You’ve been doing some internal healing, behind-the-scenes clarifying, and now people want to get to know the new you. Enjoy. Mid-month, translate between differing opinions, help people understand another’s perspective. Be wary of sudden expenses; don’t argue about it, just take care of business.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)…Take responsibility for your sense of security this month. Nurture relationships, do not tax them, as the month begins. June 14-19, keep your hackles under control; promote safety, but through strength, not defense. Feel a renewal of health and enthusiasm after June 21, and share the bounty.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)…Enjoy the social buzz in early June. As you encourage others in opportunities at work and in the community, you will feel more appreciated. Manage your inner ghosts and hidden insecurities mid-month; listen for hidden problems, and handle with grace. Relax and renew as summer begins.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)...Follow up on public relations opportunities in early June, and be visible. Work opportunities stay active until June 16-19; take that time to do the inner work and avoid external confrontations. Turn your attention to friends and community as summer begins, for they need your attention.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)…Let your heart be deeply touched as the month begins. After June 8, look for the humor, connect with other cultures, learn from foreign friends, explore what expands your mind. Offer this more global perspective around others’ tensions mid-month. June 21-26 opportunities and appreciation abound.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)…Empathy can transform your perception into a compassionate gift. Practice with beloveds in early June. Take the conversation within and behind-the-scenes mid-month and step away from the arguments and step into understanding another’s perspective. Let your curiosity take you off the beaten track as summer begins.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)…Don’t just charm yourself out of misunderstandings, get to the crux of the matter for mutual benefit. Take a step back, let others take the brunt of work mid-month, but be their backup and appreciative support system. Let your curiosity take you on an adventure as summer begins.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan.19)…All year long use your professional and personal authority wisely; build those muscles, but do it for the common good. Mediate arguments mid-month, just don’t get caught up in the dogfight. Empower others and they will lighten your workload. Nurture and enjoy new friendships after summer solstice.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)…Keep the art supplies handy and find a creative solution to difficulties. Stand by family members as the month begins. Mid-month, watch health issues, take care of animals and odd chores. The creative flow returns after the summer solstice. June 26 on, look for interesting new arrivals.

Pisces (Feb. 19-Mar. 20)…Family, chosen or bio, needs attention as the month begins; they won’t follow your advice, even if you are right, but keep them talking. Creative projects and romance knock mid-month; use an apparent crisis as an opportunity to grow connections. Warmth and ease flow in as summer begins.


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