Mars and Pluto will provide the main action, an opportunity clothed in conflict. Those same feelings that seem bothersome to you, that seem to get in the way of your plans and that make things messy, make your eyes leak, make your voice tight or loud or inaudible... those feelings are the most direct line to knowledge, self-realization and peace. So don't block them. Move through them instead.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The key to success is focus. What makes focus hard is that it's a rejection of everything that's not your focus. But the deeper you go into your focus, the easier it gets to ignore the things that aren't that. And as long as you have your priorities straight this week, all is on track for a small but significant victory at week's end.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You're always coming up with ideas and sharing them, but don't be too quick to share this week. Being the only one involved in your idea for a while will allow things to grow in the direction most interesting to you. The longer you hold off, the longer you'll be free to do something totally original.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Negotiations ensue. The important thing is not to be in a position of need. If you can't help that, the next best thing is not to appear that you're in a position of need. Take stock of all that you can handle on your own. If you feel like you could away at any moment and it's all the same to you, you're in a good position.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). There are ideas that seem right for a very long time, maybe even forever, and other ideas that change with the times. Sometimes even you don't always agree with everything you say. This week, your high intelligence leads you to consider, reconsider, experiment and improve both your thinking and your life.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your attractions have validity. Maybe it's not 100 percent in line with what you need, but if you're attracted, it's worth investigating why. Go carefully and thoughtfully. Just because your heart says "go" doesn't mean you have to go now. Also, an investment will be required, so you'll want to make sure it's going to be worth it.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Treats and entertainments will be available and aplenty. Setting limits in this regard may seem like no fun at all, and yet limits are, of course, essential to good living. Some of the delights around you are rather easy to get carried away with. Better to take control early on than to be controlled when it's too late.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). For what you're going through now, there's a process that has its own timing, and it's something that can't be rushed, paused, slowed or stopped. You could try, and the process would win, and you would be battered. The most graceful thing you could do is to decide that this is all for the best and surrender.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There's a community out there who needs you, who will gladly will pay for and use what you're giving, who will thrive because of you. You should note that the community doesn't and won't exist until you assemble it. Of course, the people are out there, but they need a common thread. And guess what? You're it.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The work that needs doing is between you and you. No one else will see it and applaud. No one else will award you at the town council meeting. Because this is so personal and specific, consider praising and rewarding yourself. It will keep motivation high and momentum strong for this team of one.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). We all think too small or show up as a less than generous version of ourselves from time to time. If it is your desire to avoid repeating mistakes, then forgo all things shallow and shortsighted and make room for spiritual nutrition that will fortify your soul — the hallmarks of which are inclusion, compassion and work.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The answers go to those who ask the questions. So ask, and then wait in silence. If you distract yourself, you'll miss it. But in stillness and quiet, the answer will come. Probably at first it won't appear to fit, but turn it around a few times the way you would a puzzle piece, and you'll see how it clicks in.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You'll make tiny agreements with yourself inside your head. "I'll do this! No, I won't. How about this? Yes. Nope. Maybe?" Think of the tickertape of thoughts as a kind of investigative process. When a decision passes that stage, it becomes important. Say it out loud, write it, tell others and declare it sacred.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS: You'll make a leap into a role you've held in your imagination for a while now. Once you're there, leaping will no longer be an option. To continue this climb, you'll need to build a ladder — a systematic approach with routines you can comfortably repeat. You'll learn to take care of yourself and others better. The supportive environment you create around you will help grow your community and the good that comes out of your attitude of goodwill will be enormously impactful.
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