Aries (March 20-April 19)
How do you handle resistance? I'm not just referring to obstacles outside of yourself like other people, brick walls, or authority figures (although any or all of them could come into play) but also your own inner experience of resistance. What is it like when you want so badly to do something yet you are also completely terrified? What do you do? Do you go through the fear and act anyway? Or do you skulk away and tell yourself that you didn't really want to do that anyway? Depending on how you deal with resistance, and there will be plenty of it this week in one form or another, will determine your sense of worth. Take things slow and methodically. If you get too wrapped up in the power struggle there is a chance you will say things you wish you didn't; if you manage it well, you will have an even stronger foundation from which to build.
Taurus (April 19-May 20)
Things have been happening pretty fast lately and if you haven't covered all your bases--hell, even if you did--you may have missed something important along the way. That is the perfect recipe for you to face some challenges getting things done this week as what was missed, you will find, was noticed by someone important. This energy can appear in your business or personal realtionships regardless, it will involve another person. Furthermore, the dynamic will be the same: someone will stand in your way and force you look deeply at your actions and it may feel as though you are being prevented from success. You may be reminded through this experience of a parent figure (or it could be a parent figure) and this will cause a reflection and re-evaluation of values and priorites.
Gemini (May 20-June 21)
Life is short.You have a keen sense of that and along with it a sense of wanting to do, be, and enjoy whatever you can, whenever you can, and most importantly--NOW. The question is: Have you acted on those impulses? If so, how did it go over wth friends and loved one's? If not, how have you dealt with what I imagine in a torrent of frustration? Whichever is the case, the astrology around you suggests the possibility to speak in ways that will cause harm to others and if that has happened then it is time for amends. You will need to find a way to communicate your needs, your right even, to be free to experience all that you perceive possible. The trick will be doing it with the compassin and care for those who will be affected by your assertion for experience.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
It may be difficult for you to articulate how you are feeling as the week begins and that will set a tone for the week. You are highly sensitive to impressions--you can see the deeper meaning in their motives for just about anything from picking out a melon to the words spoken to a child. Others may sense this about you and ask you a lot of questions and this may drive you nuts because, like I said in the beginning, your having trouble expressing what your feeling. Compounding matters may be an over-indulged sense of duty you feel to the one's closest to you. Not to worry, by week's end you'll remember that thing you really need to question is whether you lived up to your own ideals, and if not, there's always next week.
Leo (July 22-August 23)
You have entered an short, intense period of opportunity to put to the test new found ideas of autonomy. It's important to work with/apply a new philosophy for a lot of reasons, not least of which is the impact it has on family and loved ones. People like the routine and familiar, to be sure of what to expect and any amount of change or uncertainty is a challenge to an assumed order. If you start acting in some new and independent way this would be cause for fear to parents, children, siblings or other family members. I mention this because it has been my experience that when I have forced my beliefs on others without compassion or imaging how it might impact them, I have caused unnecessary discord and this has never helped in the process of growth and evolution.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
Your mind has been very busy with high ideas of law, religion, politics, or metaphysics and you have been engrossed in intense discussions about the same. At the same time you are beginning a process of dissolving old ways of relating to other's--you may be experiencing disillusionment in this area of life. Are you avoiding the difficult task of self-reflection? Are you avoiding the deeper meaning behind all law? It would be wise for you to reality check your suppositions before you take a strong stance on something this week. Your mental charge is intense but you need to express your ideas with gentleness. That is the key. Be gentle with words and deeds and pause before speaking. If not you run the risk of alienating those that matter most and dealing with the blowback.
Libra (September 22-Octoner 23)
There's a real challenge right now with resources, namely ownership of them. It feels like there's something you want to hold on to for some sort of long term committment or sense of security but you are running into interference. You are in a long term period of change that can be upsetting to those around you. You simply require more freedom to explore relationships that have not been available to you before and that is causing static relationships to be unacceptable. Having said all that, the season of Beltane, Spring in the Northern Hemisphere, has you all wound up and obsessed with sex. You are feeling extremely driven by sexual energy that has few boundaries. The thing is, there's really no right or wrong with this, it's all in the situation and how it's managed.
Scorpio (October 23-November 22)
It's difficult to be in this stage of chrysalis but its impossible to avoid. You must do what any expecting mother would: take good care of everything you consume. This includes not only your food and beverage, but also ideas and people. This week marks an important building period in the midwifing process of a new you, and as in any project there may be roadblocks. Someone in your life is not sharing the same experience and they may force there way into your plans. You will need to compromise a bit of your structure to allow for harmonious relations. In order to pass through this encounter gracefully you will need to remember the bigger picture and not get wrapped up in what should be a passing struggle.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 22)
You seem to be working out some internal dynamics relating to fears that you can't quite articulate. Even so, you know they are just below the surface and affect in a major way your self-esteem. Since nothing happens in a vacuum (internally or externally), this may set off a chain of events if you are not able to keep to your boundaries. The challenge will be doing that while continuing to engage with a multitude of people and personalities. Knowing it is half the battle and you need that edge because you are in a position to spiritually cleanse some toxic thought patterns. If you earnestly attempt to reach a place of depth and honesty with yourself, you will be well on your way to a healthy frame of mind, body, and spirit that will spill over into all of your relationships.
Capricorn (December 22-January 20)
You're dealing with a lot of memories from childhood and this is making you rethink a lot of things about home. Assumptions about who you are and what you believe are in question and this is creating a restriction on your ability to feel loved. You simply don't want to be defined as you have been in the past yet you don't have a clear path to articulating a new characterization. In a lot of ways you are willing to dismiss the idea of being defined at all: if nothing else you see the fallacy of contextualizing a facade. The funny thing is (or not) that at the same time you find yourself swimming in opportunities to engage with others both socially and intimately. This is where you are to meet these challenges and develop more questions. Forget the answers, you still need more questions first.
Aquarius (January 20-February 19)
There is a lot of paradox in your chart and depending on how well you deal with opposition will be the measure of comfort for the week. The paradox will be around nothing less than your conception of the world at large: big things like how to raise children, how to run governments, what is the best course of career, what is the nature of authority. The astrology suggests the paradox exists in the way you were raised and conditioned through family, society, and religion vs. your own personal experience and new conceptions. This makes your value set a little clouded and unsettling. Where you once felt firmly grounded with integrity around your values, you now are not so sure. I think it would be wise to stay open and flexible this week rather than take a firm stand.
Pisces (February 19-March 20)
You will have plenty of opportunities to understand the nature of your anxiety this week. Yes, opportunities--I think you will be able to use your anxiety as a roadmarker or atlas as you navigate the social corridors this week. I think there is a necessary building of emotional security around a set of principles that you are high on and this will not go over well with everyone you encounter. You'll know it as as it happens because the anxiety is a strong connection of body and mind--the mind knows the uncertainty and the body responds in no uncertain terms. The key will be to bring the third of that trinity--Spirit--into the equation. I think anxiety can enable one to reach to that deeper place and deeper meaning behind and beyond every moment.
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