Aries Sun & Rising — Monthly Horoscope & Sign Description

Aries Monthly Horoscope for April 2020


Aries (March 20-April 19) — It is time to take a more active role in your community. That does not mean “activist.” Rather, meaningful involvement is your calling. This may not feel like getting a result or having an impact. That is something evaluated much later. You run the risk of trying too hard, or of asserting yourself in a way that seems rebellious or antisocial. Therefore, strive to cooperate and co-facilitate rather than take charge. You don’t need a large role, so find a modest one, and do it well. Then you will see openings that call upon the skills and energy you have to offer. Whatever this may involve, you’re at the beginning of this particular journey or phase of your life. From now through July 1 is an experimental foray into some new territory you’ve never been in, or have not encountered for a long time. Mars currently moving through this area means you’re likely to push matters and make mistakes. If you do, remember that it’s all part of the learning process. Despite the experimental nature of the moment, it would be wise to proceed with awareness of your surroundings. The entire social landscape is being rearranged, and you are feeling this in a direct way. You will always have the choice of observing first and then taking action, or leaping headlong into things and seeing what happens. You’re likely to try both at different times, and I trust you’ll figure out which one works best. Remember that confrontation is about resolving an identity crisis. It’s about finding out who you are. It may be the most efficient way, as long as you don’t make too many enemies.

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Sign Description for Aries

(March 20-April 19) — Self-assertive, sometimes bold, sometimes cloaking deep insecurity with that boldness, Aries is always up for an adventure.


Your sign is the key that starts the engine of the universe, and that means you have extra motivation, even in the face of intimidating situations. Something in you just rises to the occasion and you make your presence known. Your friends count on you for this, though you often need their support and do a lot better as an initiator when you have a posse around you.

There’s something truly childlike about Aries, and its natives can accomplish great things because they don’t stop to think about how whatever they’re attempting is supposedly impossible. You are constantly discovering new depths of your inner nature, surprised time and again that your interior world is such a dominant part of your personality. Aries is associated with the planet Mars.

Learn about the placement of your Mars sign and you will learn more about your personality. Mars represents raw, unrefined energy, which can be expressed many ways. Your job is to do the refining, and to learn some political skills so that you can get along with people even as you push them to do what you believe needs to be done. That said, you want relationship situations that are balanced and authentic, even though it can be hard to find people who aren’t intimidated by you.

You have desire, you have determination, you benefit the most from discipline and learning to be happy with gradual progress, and this includes getting to know potential friends and lovers. Remember, you don’t always have to be first and best, and intimate situations are the place to turn off your competitive nature.

You can simply be you. Aries is a fire sign, and because it’s one of the signs that starts a season, it’s also considered a cardinal sign. It’s represented by the Ram, which is a very cool kind of full-strength sheep.

Speaking of full-strength, that’s what your astrology is these days. Of all the signs, Aries is the one right now that’s getting energized, electrified and spontaneously transformed. To do this well, you have to stay grounded and take care of yourself. We’re counting on you to lead the way into the future. That’s the true nature of Aries — and it’s blazing out right now.

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