New Moon Prep Time

By Holiday Mathis

November 12, 2012 6 min read

The moon leaves Libra's loving arms for the mysterious realm of Scorpio, dimming with every hour as she makes her way toward the sun. She'll pass directly between the Earth and the sun tomorrow in a total solar eclipse, which serves as a cosmic curtain call. Give some thought as to what you would like the next act of your life to be like.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Before you'd run a mile, ideally you would put on the right clothes, stretch and decide on a route. But on this busy, crazy, weird day, the prep work seems superfluous. You tear into action.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There's something you wish you could do well, but you feel you haven't had the time to learn it. Devote five minutes a day to this for the next two weeks. Something magical will happen as the universe feels your intention.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You made yourself better through active effort. A friend wants to have what you have but doesn't realize the effort that would be necessary to make that happen. It will be your job to enlighten him or her.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Bright ideas pay off, especially if those ideas have to do with seeing the potential in others and believing in their ability to rise to it. You keep looking for the wonderful, and it keeps showing up.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You will absorb information and use it in your work. Instead of letting it happen unconsciously, it's better if you're aware of this process so you can credit the right people when the time comes.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). There is something in your environment that doesn't agree with you. You'll make the choice to be kind to yourself and others even though it won't be the easiest route.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Irritants come in many forms; perfumes, pollen or people could be blamed for your state. Ultimately, you'll decide to rise above the problem and tolerate the thing that's making you uncomfortable to the fullest extent that you can.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Get serious and get busy. You work on many different types of projects, and it will serve you well to narrow your focus to the one you'd most like to move forward in the next seven days.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Winning at one task will lead to future wins, but if you try to do everything at once, you'll lose. So tackle one change at a time, keeping in mind that it can take several weeks or more for a new habit to be fully automatic.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Point of view is extremely important. Your perspective will make all the difference in the world today. Success will be entirely dependent on your worldview.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A brave spirit grabs hold. You'll be moved to speak your mind. As long as you are as kind as you are assertive, all goes well when you voice your opinion.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Tell your own story so others won't be tempted to tell it for you. Knowing yourself very well and being able to speak in a compelling way about who you are will help your status.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 12). Your presence will be strongly felt by all who surround you. You know who you are and what you want, and that clarity rings out. In January, you will alternate between being the teacher and the student. You send your loving energy into the world, and it's reciprocated in May. June brings a big, exciting purchase. Pisces and Aquarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 1, 28, 41 and 18.

ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: "I'm a Cancer woman with an active imagination. I love to fantasize about my fairytale love affair with a celebrity, which lately for me is preferable to the pain of real-life dating. Please contribute to my fantasy life. Which celebrities would I have an awesome time with?"

I believe that astrologically there are no inherently bad couple matches. All signs have the potential to get along and live happily ever after with any one of the other signs. However, some matches are just an easy-breezy fit. For instance, Cancer is fantastic with a fellow water sign, and those are Scorpio and Pisces. Two water signs have emotional resonance and a natural simpatico that makes for effortless connection. Water signs can be brooding, it's true: Scorpio broods in a mysterious, sensual kind of way that Cancer finds irresistible; Pisces broods like a poet and has been known to seduce Cancer types with artistic talents. I offer up these celebrities as fodder for your fantasy life: SCORPIOS: Ryan Reynolds, Owen Wilson, Ryan Gosling, Matthew McConaughey, Leonardo DiCaprio and Keith Urban. PISCES: Justin Bieber, Adam Levine, Shaquille O'Neal, Bruce Willis and Albert Einstein. Happy pretending!

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Former Mickey Mouse Club member Ryan Gosling was bound for success alongside fellow Mouseketeers Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Considered one of the finest actors of his generation, Gosling, a Scorpio born under a determined and ambitious Capricorn moon, is destined for eventual Oscar success.

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