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Horoscopes for January 9th – 15th, 2019
March 21 – April 20
There’s a gap between who you are, and who you think you are. In that space lies the difference between having it all and being a pale reflection of yourself. If this sounds strange it comes down to understanding that, for any of us, nothing truly great can evolve until we get real enough to face our blind spots. You could easily fall prey to your illusions. Underneath all of that, the blood and guts of who you are, along with all of your fears, hold the essence of what is about to make or break you. It’s time to drop the BS and deal with everything you don’t want to see, honey bun.
April 21 – May 20
Getting out of the box will be easier once you realize that you might as well nail yourself into a coffin if you decide to stay in it. Feeling like you have to pay homage to the man, the system, or any other force that purports to be in control has gotten the best of many of you; that doesn’t mean that you have to kneel at that altar for the rest of your life. The universe is waiting for you to bust out. All the angels in heaven are here to support any effort you make to step up and embrace your purpose. It’s already written. And you’d be nuts to let your fears or the past stand in your way.
May 21 – June 20
There are times when the only way to escape the madness is to go into hiding. You’ve got so much nonsense nipping at your heels, when it comes to coping mechanisms, avoidance could be your best bet. Being someone who is never afraid to face things head on, what you easily miss is the idea that a good percentage of the people who flock to you for whatever they want are either wasting your time, or have nothing of value to offer in return. At the moment you are surrounded by users and energy sucks. Head for the hills, lock the door, and keep your s&*% detector on.
June 21 – July 20
You keep going back and forth, with people and things. It’s hard to know for sure what’s up. Part of you is sure that you have it all figured out, and the rest of you wants to run for your life. You keep thinking that the one-size-fits-all answer will show up and tell you that it’s best to shut up and settle down. Look around; that solution never worked for anyone – and PS: there is no prescription. Your only refuge lies in knowing that the right answer is the one that is unique to you. Don’t jump into anything. Give yourself time to figure out that you have better things to do.
July 21 – August 20
You pretend that you’re totally cool with things; this works until something comes along to show you that you’re not half as OK with it as you thought you were! The reality of every situation is always heavily laced with the needs and issues of our “hyper-active inner child.” Yours is overly concerned with whether or not some long awaited thing is really going to come to pass. We’re all waiting for the same thing. Whatever it is lives in us. I have a feeling that the minute you wake up and see that what you wanted is already here in front of you, you’ll be OK with this!
August 21 – September 20
It’s easy to fall prey to the idea that giving up would make more sense than pursuing whatever you’ve set your mind to. While it’s never good to be stubborn about the wrong things, there’s a difference between that and being patient enough to hold steady relative to the right ones. There are days when your doubts are over the top. What happens next relies upon your ability to tell the difference between those fears, and the possibility that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Between a rock and a hard place it’s best to trust your gut responses; they will show you what’s what.
September 21 – October 20
Making allowances for people comes with knowing where they’ve been. You can’t call them to task for things that they aren’t entirely conscious of. At the same time, living with the stuff their lack of awareness stirs up always winds up in your lap; and it looks like you’ve had it. This isn’t a cut-and-dry thing, by any means. My advice to you is keep your level of love and understanding for others high enough to know when it’s time to say “No,” and back off just far enough to see what they do about it when you give them the space to grow up and deal with themselves.
October 21 – November 20
Your nearest and dearest are showing their true colors and reminding you that you were right about them all along. It’s hard to keep from being disappointed. As you hover between the need to love everyone in spite of themselves, and the desire to give them a swift kick in the butt, you keep asking yourself why it’s your job to always know more about people than they know about themselves. In some cases there will be a permanent severance of ties, but never fear. Nature hates a vacuum, and worn out connections will soon be replaced by people who won’t let you down.
November 21 – December 20
We have beliefs that cause us to choose one path over another. These are ideas that we hold fast to because they seem to make sense, or they have worked for us in the past. To get hung up on things like this can lead us down the bunny trail. In doing our best to enact them, without being aware of it we shoot ourselves in the foot. Life is paradoxical. And you are in one of those situations where adhering to your beliefs could screw you up in the long run. It’s time to ask yourself if going against your principles might be just what is needed to get the result you desire.
December 21 – January 20
Well what do you know? The light at the end of the tunnel is shining through. What has been stuck in neutral for far too long has loosened up enough for you to see things with a new pair of eyes. When you really think about it, these changes have come about because something in you decided to let go of the need to suffer, or play martyr to the idea that everything but the kitchen sink is up to you. Now that you’re here, don’t sit around waiting for the other shoe to drop. Start thinking about what’s next on the menu, and look forward to bright blessings that are already on their way.
January 21 – February 20
It’s easy to see why you have a hard time forgiving people. It’s even easier to see why your principles make it impossible to drop the bar long enough to understand why they did what they did when they didn’t know any better. All of us have lessons to learn. Whoever you can’t forgive has learned theirs. And what’s up right now has to do with what you were supposed to learn from all of this. You can’t change the past. If time heals everything it’s time to open your heart to the idea that whatever had to happen for a reason was meant to teach you about the power of love.
February 21 – March 20
You’ve got your hands full. Timing is everything right now. Old issues are all over the place and new ones are starting to pile up around them. In the next few weeks, most of your energy will be siphoned off to external affairs and mundane considerations. There is nothing you can do about it, so just bite the bullet and play the game. People are bound to be up your butt. Knowing who is there for the right reasons is imperative. Those who take more than they give need to be weeded out before they undermine your spirit and suck the life out of your desire to accomplish great things.