Aries (March 20-April 19)
This is a very important and powerful month that will need to be managed thoughtfully in order to maximize the most beneficial outcomes. You personally are energized and feel ready to spark off in many a new and novel direction. Ideas and inspiration abound and you may feel like you can run through any wall that may be present. Others may not be able to keep up with you though so take a thoughtful and concerned approach, patience, and care with friends, family, and business partners. As much as you need to express your unconditioned, unabashed self, you will be better received by visualizing how you are perceived, or will be perceived, by these relations. When you navigate this terrain well, you may access the ability to release old, worn out ideas.
Taurus (April 19- May 20)
Don’t be alarmed if you find yourself daydreaming or wishing you had an invisibility cloak this week; there’s a good chance you’re expressing harmony with the moment. In fact, it may be an excellent practice of ego-release to find a way to dissolve into the crowd and be a conscious observer of events. It looks like there will be great opportunities to tune into the more intangible elements of personal relating and through that, purify your own ideals. An exercise like this can offer relief from the struggle to hang on to old ways, as well as recognition of the ways others hang on to theirs. In the end, this experience of compassion will act as a valve for pressure that would otherwise grow to a crescendo by the end of the week.
Gemini (April 19- May 20)
The best way to find out where you’re going is to be clear where you’re at. The week may start with a sense of confusion around this point, perhaps even a sense of it not mattering (in the best way), as you feel a merging with your surroundings. That’s not a value judgment at all on “directionless” since great epiphanies can happen by letting go of preconceived beliefs and landmarks; it is a suggestion to keep an anchor in the moment because things will begin to move rapidly in short order. A sudden infusion of energy may jolt you out of this early in the week and propel you towards goal related actions. Initially, the strength you feel may be overbearing. The key here may be to network: have multiple people to check-in with and sound out your ideas.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Breaking down old barriers and ideas of self is no small task and can bring with it tensions and inhibitions. On the one hand it seems as though this is a time of high hopes and aspirations, while on the other hand there is chafing and resistance expressing an updated, new you. Comfort zones are an easy fall back option, especially with ones you have established relationships with, however, this not may be the time to rely on the known. Stepping into novelty, with all the fear and excitement (and work) that it implies may be the road through that resistance. Regardless of the route you take two things seem quite important: 1. the energy is there and will only build for the time being, and 2. the truth you’re reaching for is within.
Leo (July 22-August 23)
Journeys aren’t always part of the physical realm and the astrology suggests that you’re on a far out, long distant trip at this time. The week starts with a subtle suggestion that you didn’t know what you thought you knew about some person, place, or idea and this is confirmed as the week progresses. Moments of awareness such as this can cause insecurity, which can lead to anger, which can lead to the proverbial foot-in-the-mouth. This dynamic is compounded by a struggle to articulate your own needs and desires, particularly in relationships, so alternative routes need to be scouted. Finding a connection to Mother Earth, real personal grounding, will offer emotional, intuitive guidance mid-week. It appears as though the clarity you seek will come through emotional attunement rather than rational, direct engagement.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
“Love is not a relationship. Love relates, but it is not a relationship.” This musing from the Indian mystic Osho may be a useful mantra for the coming week as a powerhouse line-up moves into your Solar 8th House and Venus moves into your Solar 7th House. It appears you are being called to conscious awareness of your part in the relating process with your most intimate partners and perhaps a light will shine, or thunder will crack, to bring to attention where this has not been occurring. There is a possibility of internalized anger, internal heat as a result of these dynamics. Seeking an outlet through the intangible, subtle moments of personal relating will offer solace and release if you can attune that way. Desired intimacy is within reach.
Libra (September 22-October 23)
How does one manage harmony in the midst of chaos? It’s there clearly, as indicated through modern day physics so perhaps it just needs to be accepted. Battling others into submission generally causes more discord and resentment and arguing in isolation, in the recesses of your own mind only resonates and attracts more unwanted discord. All healing, all learning, all harmony, and all causes come from within and that is where the search party needs to venture. A deep evaluation of your personal value system and how current relating measures up with them will be a good starting point. This is the most worthy of tasks even if a difficult and trudging one, but doing so may encourage others, without a word, to follow.
Scorpio (October 23-November 22)
“Belief is the death of intelligence”, said Robert Anton Wilson, and periodic explorations and extractions of beliefs can be an important function of intelligence increase. This plunging the depths of your mental landscape may be especially important this week as events occur with children, lovers, or in your creative self-expression that may force a reconsideration of thinking and create confusion. What really are your boundaries? Who created them and how long have you lived by them? Are they what you would consider your ideals? There is a strong urge, realized or not, and need to purify your system and all the energy is available to flush out what’s not needed. The trick, as usual, will be to take the responsibility to investigate those dark corners of your mind and have the courage to face your shadow.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 22)
Boundaries have never been very much associated with the archetype of Sagittarius or Jupiter, the planet most associated with or its “ruler”; regardless, boundaries exist and must be dealt with in life, in fact, they are essential to defining the direction and flow of energy. They also need to be monitored, reviewed, updated, repaired, discussed and debated and occasionally revolutions and/or rebellions need to occur. This is an evolutionary process of consciousness expansion. Where are you in this process? Are you discussing, reviewing, repairing, and monitoring the boundaries that exist in your life? Or are you pushing and attempting to move the existing boundaries? The respectful attention you pay to this will pay off in emotional dividends towards the end of the week.
Capricorn (December 22-January 20)
Take a walk through Golden Gate Park on any given weekend and chances are you will find someone practicing walking on a tightrope between two trees (low to the ground of course). The concentration and careful treading appears as a meditation step by step. This may be a useful image in navigating the tightrope in your domestic life. How can you get to the end and back between your needs and desires in harmony with the drive of the others you share space with? Your ability to both feel and objectify the deep, intense feelings that bubble within, the greater your ability to articulate your true feelings will be. This will facilitate a calm passage across this domestic terrain, and open the possibilities of a deeper sense and experience of love.
Aquarius (January 20-February 19)
Getting precise about one’s highest goals and desired attainments in life is an important exercise. You are possessed with both the realization of the darkness and inequalities of this world as well as the possible and idyllic cosmic vision, if only the right thinking and mapping was applied. This is a very important time period that may feel as though you are in slow motion, or even moving backwards, through hang-ups on power. It seems important this week to focus on personal purification first to gain a healthy grasp on what is possible, before claiming or clinging to power that you may not want, or conversely, giving away power that you will be angry about later.
Pisces (January 20-February 19)
Periods of heightened intuition and/or experiences of synchronicity, those periods where contact with the Divine seems so obvious, if mysterious, can come and go in waves, usually depending on the state of affairs of the individual. Blocks to this access can come from too much involvement in the horizontal world: the world of socializing, political debates, societal involvement, working long hours at a job (vs. a vocation), mundane domestic affairs, and lack of sleep (restricting access to the dream world) are some of the main culprits. It’s easy to get lost in this world to the detriment of the vertical (spirit) world and well worth it to remember these themes this week because the vertical world: imagination, play, music, poetry, love, and vision questing (even day-dreaming!) has much to offer.
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