Astrologers are fond of observing that a Libra is nothing more than an Aries who’s been to charm school. Libra has the ability to get what he wants while making it look as though serving his own needs is the furthest thing from his mind. That isn’t meant as a criticism, by the way. I admire the strategy.
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Astrology works because moments in time, like seeds, contain the prescription for what they will become. But even gardeners and farmers, with a wisdom borne of years negotiating with nature, acknowledge that all the planning and care and preparation in the world won’t ensure the outcome of their crops. Nature and life have a way of surprising us….
At this Full Moon in Leo, think about what your own astrological happiness project would look like. How can you finish 2013 happier than you began? Astrologically, it might be as simple as following the Sun.
Uranus in Aries’ “pop” combined with the “fizz” of Mars in Aquarius should be enough to revive the most careworn and depleted among us, a sort of bromo fizzy for the soul. The entrepreneurial snap of Aries and the networking brilliance of Aquarius have the potential to propel creative or business projects to exhilarating heights.
My favorite restaurant and the other businesses I enjoy patronizing have a couple of things in common. First, they shared a warm, welcoming spirit that makes me feel appreciated. And second, every one of them is wildly successful by standards that would impress even the flintiest Capricorn.
Winter’s cold, short days winnow out the weak from the strong, the complainers from the doers. And those born under winter’s constellations serve a similar, tonic function.
Eclipses in Scorpio can tap into fathomless wellsprings of emotion, much of it old and painful. Where do you have a backlog of emotional energy that needs to be discharged? Where have you taken a particular course of action as far as it can reasonably go? Where is life ready to break you down and build you back up, stronger this time?
If Taurus could be distilled and bottled, the manufacturers of Xanax would soon be out of business. When Taurus walks in to a room, the level of melodrama plummets. Situations that previously seemed impossible to resolve suddenly seem completely under control.
As an astrologer I’ve had to learn to get inside another’s skin and see the world through their eyes. But developing a heightened awareness of others can be a difficult skill to switch off at the end of the day. When you spend too much time looking through another’s eyes, it can be all too easy to lose track of your own truth.
The good news is that Saturn in Scorpio encourages us to form intimate, sharing, and supportive relationships; to trust our own judgment; and to let others give to us. The bad news is, Saturn’s particular form of “encouragement” tends to be a little rough….