Once in a while we need to stop and remember that in many ways we are all interconnected. The isolation of winter is ending, but some of us feel as though we are still in hibernation. Hibernation, as we experience it psychologically, is our natural response to winter. It’s the inner contemplation that brings renewed energy. Now is a time to get the body moving, to go out and play and enjoy the outdoors and spend time with friends and loved ones in a relaxed environment. Let spontaneity have its way once in a while. Yet now is also a good time to bring out all those project plans you have that are gathering dust on a bookshelf or in the recesses of your hard drive. Dust them off and start putting them into action. The universe will find ways to bring you what you need for them through acts of playful spontaneity.
Aries – Mar. 21 to Apr. 19
Stop putting your dreams on hold. You could spend forever looking through your inner window of fear out to your desires and never take the plunge. But do you want to be sitting in a rocking chair near the end of your life only to regret that you have never done what you most desired? Shine a light into the recesses of your imagination and search your aspirations. Tease them out into the daylight and take a closer look. You are capable, and the only thing standing in your way, is you.
Taurus – Apr. 20 to May 20
Change is coming your way again, Taurus. You have attracted this change to yourself, though you are probably not conscious that you did. In fact, in your own way, you have prayed for it. But when it arrives you might be tempted to put up walls of resistance. Change is never easy, and you are not one to leap at the chance to go out of your comfort zone. Pay attention to your underlying emotions as well as your responses to the world around you. For whether you like it or not, there will be no going back.
Gemini – May 21 to Jun. 20
You have been sitting on the fence about a major issue (or perhaps more than one) in your life for quite some time. You have been waffling because you don’t want to commit; whatever direction you choose there will be consequences for others as well as yourself. On some inner level, you fear that what you want will somehow harm those you love. However, if you truly examine your ambitions, they include no mal intent toward anyone. Change isn’t always easy, but then you’re growing into that realization, aren’t you?
Cancer – Jun. 21 to Jul. 22
Even though you will be tempted to isolate yourself, to contemplate the deeper meaning of your life in solitude, you won’t get away with it. You have engaged others who care about you and who share dreams with you, and they will not allow you to abandon your aspirations. You know you want to co-create; you want the laughter and joy that come with the shared experience of watching creativity come to life. So why not just let it happen? Get out into the sunshine and wake up all the cells that are still sleeping.
Leo – Jul. 23 to Aug. 22
Every detail of your life will feel tactile and important to you over the next while. Imagine a sunrise from a satellite in orbit; everything lit with pre-dawn brilliance, and everything matters and has purpose. Each pinpoint of light is you bursting on to the stage of your own life. But don’t rush things. Everything is happening as it should. Take the time to mine your inner knowing for all the wisdom and resources you will need for this next stage of your life.
Virgo – Aug. 23 to Sept. 22
You have struggled for much of your life with the very secret feeling that you are always the odd man/woman out. Even though you have good friends and a loving family, on some level you don’t feel like anyone has ever really “gotten” you. You have a chance to change that over the next while. You are on a path that will allow you to meet new people. These people will be kindred souls, so to speak. They will “get” you and if you allow them to, they could become lifelong friends.
Libra – Sept. 23 to Oct. 22
You are continuing to believe that you have been locked out of the inner circle, whatever that means for you. This could be in a workplace environment, or with family. You feel alone and thus rejected. You have a great many things to share, but you believe you have no one who is willing to listen. Advice, understanding, and even compassion, have been available though. You have just chosen not to listen. Take a moment to step outside of your own reality and see things from others’ perspectives. See the different paths that are available to you through the eyes of those who love you.
Scorpio – Oct. 23 to Nov. 21
Be patient my friend. It is not possible, nor healthy, for everything to happen at once. You need to withdraw and gather your strength. You need to refocus your intent and align it with what really matters in life. Keep in mind that when you plant seeds, it takes time for them to grow into a full-blown plant. And don’t beat yourself up. That reaction is an old distraction method and it does not serve you any longer. Everything is happening as it should. The trouble you are experiencing stems from your impatience.
Sagittarius – Nov. 22 to Dec. 21
Oh dear. It looks like you are going through the age old lesson of, “you can’t always get what you want.” If you push too hard to have it all your way without compromising, you are going to miss out on something that could have brought far more happiness into your life than your need to maintain control. Giving is in itself rewarding and the pain that you have experienced in the past from your desire to give, is no longer relevant. It’s time to move on.
Capricorn – Dec. 22 to Jan. 19
You know the saying that says when one door closes another opens? This is a loose translation of what is happening in your life at this time. You are facing the unknown. You have reached a precipice. In fact, part of you has been standing on this precipice for quite some time, but you are really feeling its presence now. That is because your old way of doing things, the self that you thought you were, is falling away. A birth process is taking place and you need to honour the fact that you feel vulnerable and confused. Have courage and don’t be afraid to ask for help.
Aquarius – Jan. 20 to Feb. 18
There is a tremendous amount of love in your life right now. You are more open to the purity of the emotion of love, and the vulnerability inherent in surrendering to it, than you have been in a very long time. You may rationalize this state of being by telling yourself that it was just time to move on, but in fact you have done more healing through facing your demons than you are aware of. Don’t minimize the meaning of this time as there are relationships waiting to be built that are meant to last well into your future.
Pisces – Feb. 19 to Mar. 20
Stay in tune with your inner knowing. Dream big and get practical. Do what compels you and don’t make any excuses. When you apply the inner realms to the outer world a kind of synergy comes into play wherein instances of synchronicity can take place. And while you’re at it, try to have some fun. Look to the positive instead of planning for the worst case scenario. You take life too seriously sometimes.