It’s the week of the full moon in Gemini, the Cold Moon, the moon presiding over the year-end. In many parts of the world, it’s the darkest and deepest temperatures of winter. Gemini spirit is one of togetherness, of reaching out and social interaction. Leave no soul behind. This motto takes awareness. The proud suffer in a mask; the astute recognize this and ask further questions. The casual warmth and comfort they offer make the difference.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). A number of changes are coming. Fate favors you because you’re willing to try different tactics and approaches, adapting to make things work. This is very different from fickleness, which is the inclination to change regardless of the effectiveness of the current tactic. Your success move is to stick to the plan.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The power source is already inside you, but where is your energy flowing? There are things you tend to that do not deserve the focus but are so ingrained in your habits that you hardly realize they are a part of your daily pattern. You’ll root them out this week and decide whether to redistribute your energy.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It’s taking more work than you thought it would, but the best things require continuous effort. They cannot be easily held on to. They have their own season. You have to keep reaching for them over and over. You have to recreate them each time, but luckily, you are endlessly creative this week.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). A long-term project will require you to get more in touch with your performance levels throughout the days. It’s also good to note when you get tired and what sort of recovery style works best for you. The fruition of your project hinges on a realistic and efficient plan for the future.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Getting good at something often involves first being terrible at it repeatedly. What makes an endeavor worthwhile isn’t your inherent skill but what you learn about yourself and life in the process. It helps if you enjoy the endeavor. That will keep you in the game longer.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll go on a fact-finding mission. Take your time in this research phase. Not only is it fun but it’s your moment to soak in a wide range of possibility. Then, let things marinate. Don’t be too quick to make sense of it or you’ll jump to shallow or wrong conclusions.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Ego separates people, but you go the other way. You know you wouldn’t enjoy a world in which everyone thought the same way, and you’re eager to learn from others and appreciate how they see things, even if it’s not a view you share. For these reasons, you’ll be an agent of peace in situations that sorely need them.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Maybe you won’t start out in the optimal frame of mind, but you’ll be favored by the fates anyway because you’re brave enough to go forward. Even when you don’t feel particularly open and ready for new experiences, life will sweep you up and cradle you with the song of its loveliness.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There are people you don’t have to know well to be completely comfortable around, maybe because they are so welcoming and interested in others. According to the new friends you meet this week, you’re one of those people. You’ll expand your social and professional network in delightful and useful ways.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). This week, you will know firsthand what loyalty really is. A true friend tunes into what you’re doing and listens and reflects. Around such a friend, your mistakes seem minimized and your attributes maximized, and regardless of how you do, a true friend is unfailingly on your side. You strive to be such a friend.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You think everyone can do what you do, but that’s simply not true. It’s fine to think it. You have no point of reference except for the one inside you, looking out. Would your self-esteem be lifted if you knew you were uniquely talented? You are. You’re smart in a way that will help more than just you. Believe.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It’s much easier to champion the underdog when you can manage not to insult the overdog at the same time. If you have the grace to finagle such an interaction (and the stars suggest that you can and will have such grace), you’ll essentially be the anomaly — an uneaten agent in a dog-eat-dog world.
THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS: Your sense of purpose is bigger than life. You’ll be generous with your heart, time and talents. Business ventures will pay off little by little as you go. You’ll make bank on an investment in eight years. For now, it’s all about action and follow-through. Your love life sizzles over the spring. Commit to learning and being there for your people. Your offbeat interests will prove to be the most lucrative and intellectually stimulating ones.
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