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Horoscopes for September 12th – 18th, 2018
March 21 – April 20
Dial back about 12 years. Since then, time and experience have changed you to the point where whatever you thought you were doing no longer applies. Whether you are aware of it or not, the rest of your life is ready to begin. While you will be able to build upon the past, what happens next is bound to lead you into a whole new realm. For things to take off you need to step out of your comfort zone. This could include a move. Whatever it takes, the idea that you are about to put on your Superman suit and step out of the phone booth is all over your life right now.
April 21 – May 20
As you do your best to detach from the past, whatever’s left of it keeps calling you to pay attention. Fears that you have made a mistake, and the idea that your safety and security rely upon remaining attached to people and things that you’ve outgrown could be on the loudspeaker. Whatever’s falling away needs to be released. Your tendency to try to keep it all patched together is either working for you, or it isn’t. The plain truth is what’s needed at times like this. Even if others choose to sidestep the issues, put your cards on the table before the week is out.
May 21 – June 20
Oh boy! When you guys get taken for a ride, you wind up going whole hog. This is either looking absolutely wonderful, or it is the weirdest set of circumstances that you have ever been in. In the former case, I see opportunities galore and openings that invite you to make the best of whatever they contain. In the latter case the pitfall seems to be your craving for attention and your addiction to intensity. Some of you are here by choice; others wound up here by default. Finding your way out will require all of your best insight and a round of honest soul searching
June 21 – July 20
You can do this. On some level you have already figured that out and are ready to get down to business. Be watchful of the need to rush things. Let yourself remain grounded in that gut-level place that knows you’ve got it made regardless of any doubts that the past keeps shoving in your face. The desire to proceed is strong. Your will is even stronger. Try to understand that you are subject to the law of time. It will be at least one more month before you will see the fruits of your labors. Be patient in the face of forces that know more about what needs to happen than you do.
July 21 – August 20
Waking up to the awful truth has its good points. At least you know where you stand. From that position it becomes possible to make realistic choices about what to do with your life. That question has been on your mind for quite some time. You aren’t sure who you are, these days. And the whole matter of where to go and what to do is wide open. If it bothers you to have very little to cling to it will help you to realize that it is at these points that we light up like fireflies and are able to illuminate the crux of the issue long enough to get back on that path and find our way home.
August 21 – September 20
Sometimes it’s hard to know if we’re on the right road. In your case the things that you were absolutely sure about are either coming up short, or don’t seem to be working for you at the moment. Those who think they know you are rolling their eyeballs and keeping their opinions to themselves. At times like this it becomes important to regroup and get clear about your chosen path. There is no need to change your ways, or your tune. If it’s just a matter of time, and you’re 100% clear, keep up the good work. But if you’re being stubborn about the wrong things, get over it.
September 21 – October 20
You are at a crossroads. In the next few month the forces that have kept you in a bind will release you to find out what you’re here for. Up until now, life has been about making sure everyone has what they need. For many of you that mode of expression was connected to old debts, and beliefs that no longer apply to you. Circumstances have conspired to show you that whatever you owe to others has been paid off in spades. On some level, this is where the sidewalk ends and the only question you need to ask is “What do you want, and who are you now?”
October 21 – November 20
Finding your strength will be easy once you stop looking for it in other people. At this point they can’t do much but make your situation harder. If you are already losing it for lack of support, it’s up to you to behave like a grown up long enough to achieve some level of sanity. Part of the problem is the lines of communication are down. Beyond that, too many people are confusing the issues with the kind of petty gossip that comes up whenever there is this much to talk about. Balance is what’s needed here. Do you know where to look now that it’s your turn to provide it?
November 21 – December 20
You have become a wizard at getting things to work. It looks to me like you just waltzed right into something that seems too good to be true. Depending on a number of things, this is going to pan out or it isn’t. If I were you, I would give it time to show you if you’re clear, or if you’re just seeing what you want to see. Feedback from others is positive. You need to sit down and get a beam on where the next choice is coming from, just long enough to see if you’re doing this because it’s the right thing for you, or because you’re not sure you can get anything else to work.
December 21 – January 20
You have been subjected to tests that would have flattened lesser mortals. Things are still in a state of tension, and you have yet to be released from what could go one way or another. If there is light at the end of the tunnel, it takes the form of opportunities that will allow you to extricate yourself from situations that have been too much to bear. With your hopes about to be dashed or realized, the power of positive thinking is your best ally. Events that involve taking the good with the bad are on the menu. Don’t fall prey to overconfidence. Remain humble and keep the faith.
January 21 – February 20
You are about to have your limits tested. People and things will call you to stretch past all of the issues that make you see everything only your way. It looks like there will be huge needs to be magnanimous enough to open your heart to those who disagree, or to those whose beliefs challenge everything you hold to be true. In situations like this taking the high road becomes a matter of detaching, or getting far enough away from the fray to be able to smile at the ways in which human beings differ – and at the irony that suggests that this may be all we have in common!
February 21 – March 20
Going back and forth between one thing and another has you questioning all of it. On some days whatever this involves feels like it’s working like a charm. At other times, you go into panic mode, thinking that maybe all of this is heading right down the tubes. Finding the center point that could allow you to feel, and sense, and know what the truth is, is next to impossible in situations like this. Learning how to maintain your balance when the level of uncertainty is off the charts, begins the moment you get comfortable with the fact that it’s totally OK to not know what’s going on.