The planetary picture of 2017 shows a memorable year. With Saturn in Sagittarius you have to deal with karmic lessons. Saturn is off the hook this year, so no annoying squares like last year. This last year of Saturn in Sagittarius is the completion of your process of growing and broadening philosophy of life, the karmic process that started in late 2014. In the spring of 2017 you have to deal with old traumas in order to come into balance mentally and emotionally. Jupiter continues its voyage until October 10, 2017 in your House of Hope, Friendships and Dreams. Jupiter provides social connections and opportunities to realize your dreams. As of October 11, 2017 a period of spiritual profundity begins with more need for seclusion.
Love and Relationships
Mercury is your planet of relationships. At the beginning of 2017, Mercury retrogrades in Sagittarius. So it feels like a false start! At the end of 2017 Mercury once again retrogrades in Sagittarius. You get depressed and get a stuffy feeling like you are being harassed or stopped. A cosmic time out to evaluate and make up for lost time to put things right. On January 29, 2017 Mars enters your House of Love to accompany Uranus in Aries. Until March 10, 2017 I see sudden changes in your love relationship or you are too demanding in love. You feel attracted to excitement. In a committed relationship you want more freedom. The transit of Venus in Aries from February 4 to May 16, 2017 has major influence on your relationships and your love life. High peaks, deep valleys. Passion can suddenly turn into feelings of revenge by a negative attitude of your partner in March and April 2017. Venus in fiery Aries means love at first sight. Venus retrogrades in your House of Love, so you experience a lack of coherence in love or it’s difficult to open up your heart. An old flame returns in your life, but there are complications. This happens for a reason. Coincidence does not exist, only cosmic challenges. Mercury retrogrades in April 2017 and this leads to communication problems with your lover. From late May to early June 2017 Mars travels through your House of Relationships. This gives you the energy, openness and commitment to (re)build a relationship. The emotional bond is further strengthened in June and July 2017. In general, the second half of 2017 far more favorable for your relationship.
The first four months of 2017 are carried by the beneficent influence of the North Node in Virgo in your House of Career. This influence has already led in 2016 to the achievement of many goals! The year 2017 is primarily driven by the power of open and honest communication, support from friends or social network. Thanks to the North Node in Leo, career opportunities will be coming in May 2017 from abroad or contacts abroad. In March and April 2017, the influence of Mars in the House of Work shows a productive and efficient time both at work and in your own company. A good time to find a new job as well. From April 9 to May 2, 2017 Mercury retrogrades. Cooperation is not easy and there is backlog. In the second half of August 2017 Mercury retrogrades for the second time this year and this indicates misfortune and delays. It is like swimming against the current, but that’s just the way it is.
The year 2017 begins with financial pressure. Mercury retrogrades until January 4th 2017 in your House of Finance. The year begins and ends with a financial challenge. On December 21 2017 Saturn enters your House of Finance. Saturn will stay there until March 2020. It is therefore advisable this year to be thrifty to avoid financial trouble. Not every Sagittarius will be able to deal with this. For many it will be a challenge. It is wise to create financial security. Saturn will join Pluto in Capricorn. Pluto has been traveling through your House of Finance since the beginning of 2009. Saturn tightens your belt. Saturn teaches you about the value of possessions, how to economize, use money wisely and how to make good decisions in order to create a stable financial base for now and in the future. These economical, but educational period will last a few years, so you have the time to get a different view of obtaining and retaining possession or other financial subsistence.
Family and Home
Mars travels from the end of December 2016 through your House of Family and Home and remains there until the end of January 201. January 2017 is a productive month for home and family, such as improving your home and living situation, renovating, remodeling or redecorating, moving, buying or selling a house or spend more time with your family and friends. A positive time to solve problems and to strengthen mutual ties as well. The sign of Pisces is connected to your Home and Family Home. Many Sagittarius have had a difficult start in life and had to make sacrifices for the sake of their family. This year asks for sacrifices in Home and Family. The Solar Eclipse in Pisces February 26, 2017 and the journey of Venus in Pisces until April 20, 2017 shows that family life might encounter difficulties during this period. Venus in Pisces retrogrades in the first half of April 2017 and this shows a distance in the family or a time when you distance yourself form the family. This Solar Eclipse also shows a relocation or renovation in the coming months, a family gathering or mutual holiday. This year, Neptune in Pisces will continue its voyage in your Home and Family and Home. This year there may be theft, nuisance, vermin or problems with water in the house.
The year 2017 is a stressful year of transformation and growth. The emphasis this year is on mental issues. Your head is working overtime! Your physical body can not keep up with you. It is important that you do not require too much of yourself, because you are likely to get injured this year. Pay attention to your diet to stay healthy and fit! Take time to relax. The Lunar Eclipse of August 7, 2017 falls in your House of Communication. In the next six months, let go undesirable things from the past and there will be peace in your head. It is easier to communicate and say what is on your mind. Jupiter enters your House of Cosmic Consciousness from October 11, 2017. A twelve-month period to let go of old baggage or working out old karma. As of December 10, 2017 you will receive support from Jupiter and Mars in your House of Cosmic Consciousness. You want to be left alone, to process these insights and unleash destructive behavior. No longer you allow the past to control your life and motivations.
For Sagittarius, 2017 is generally a complicated year. There is a continued focus on work and career. Events this year you keep on track. Often the universe represents questions. Questions such as: Do I like my job? Does this job suit me? How can I use my talents in a better way? The month of May 2017 is a true key month for your career. Saturn continues until December 9, 2017 in your sign. Before Saturn enters Capricorn at the end of this year, you should have learned important lessons. Only then things are going in the right direction. This year you have the opportunity to make important changes in your life.