Venus enters Sagittarius on this Hallowmas. As we celebrate the bond between the dead and the living, Venus, quite appropriately, moves into the sign of Sagittarius, the sign of other worlds. In this realm, she's a translator, a concierge and an ambassador whose work and pleasure is to assist in the communion of souls, embodied and not.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your present will play out according to how you see your past. It's never too late to change that story. Of course, the facts will remain, but what they mean to you can always change to better support you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Suffering is caused by overidentifying with some part of your experience. This could come in the form of clinging too tightly to a role or letting an activity define you. Try to see yourself as separate from what you are doing.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You have certain expectations of yourself. Love yourself whether or not you reach them. The more unconditional love you give, the more you'll attract. And unconditional love is high-octane spiritual power.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Part of being proud of what you do is showing it in its best light. It's worthwhile to put time, thought, effort and money into the presentation because this helps others understand both the work and you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). People should know when they're happy, but somehow they don't always. That's why it's so important to notice it, point to it, talk about it, exclaim it, dance it, or just whisper it to yourself. Life is mighty fine.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It's uncomfortable to know that someone has given more than they intended to give you. Maybe they didn't know it would take so long or cost so much. Regardless, you would do the same in those circumstances, so just relax.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). When you give a recommendation and the other person doesn't take it, does that feel like a slight? A disappointment? This is why you need to take your own advice. It's a self-respect and self-love thing.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It does seem you have to unlearn in order to learn today, to clear before you can build, to change the water before you can clean, to drop your beef with someone before you can love.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Silence will be the social skill you'll find most useful. It's not that other people will think you've misspoken or said too much; it's just that you might, and your re-play of conversation could trigger unnecessary self-criticism.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). To force things is not only ineffective; it's a bad look. Take a breath. To let the true value of a thing show itself to you, all you have to do is stand by and wait for it to emerge.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It's tempting to go on as if nothing happened. However, even just a half-hour spent processing the past will make a world of difference. Think of it as a spiritual stretch to keep you limber and open to life.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). People tend to ask you the wrong questions because they want to be close to you and they're not sure how. Decide what you'd like them to have asked and then answer that way regardless of what they really asked.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 1). One of your cosmic talents is a sensitivity to the pain of others. You could make money alleviating it. With a deft combination of risky and sensible moves, you'll create future stability for you and yours. The important part is that you trust yourself and don't let anything get in the way of acting on your intuition. Gemini and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 39, 45, 16 and 22.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: It's unhelpful to return to the past. Keep it fresh. Fight the urge to call an ex. TAURUS: When in love, it's difficult to also keep your composure, but the best decisions will be made from a cool head, if you can manage it. GEMINI: Your loyalty in all kinds of relationships will be celebrated and rewarded. CANCER: Give the underdog a chance. One date doesn't obligate you in any way. LEO: You're attractive to many. The less interested you are, the more attractive you'll be. It's a funny conundrum you've stumbled into here. VIRGO: You don't need to react immediately to everything the other person lobs out there. Buy time. LIBRA: You'll be let in on secrets, some of which you'll love to know, others not so much. SCORPIO: Fabulous results will have little to do with how much you paid, mainly because you're creative. SAGITTARIUS: What can you do to energize your body and relieve your pain? Anything to help you feel better physically will improve relationships. CAPRICORN: You deserve your own focus. You shouldn't have to talk yourself into this or apologize for taking care of yourself. AQUARIUS: The memory is made of sensations and the meaning we assign to them. Don't forget that second part. PISCES: Your priorities have shifted but this may not be the case for others. Express yourself, but gently.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Capricorn and Scorpio are two intense energies who, once aligned, can meld into an unstoppable power couple. As long as they commit to presenting a united front, the relationship thrives inside the impressive things they build together. Their success secrets will include clearly defined roles, excellent communication and a vow not to tangle over the steering wheel.
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