Venus glows up for Aquarius as the moon in the sign of money opens the banking calendar on 2023. Sure, we love to grow richer in money, satisfaction or attractiveness. However, the luckiest way to grow is in awareness. Nothing happens in isolation. Every occurrence is dependent on other occurrences. The more aware we are at all levels from the big picture to the details, the more able we are to live fully in the moment.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You believe in the importance of helping others, but while you’re chasing after something you want, your philanthropic instincts move to the back burner. It’s OK! Generosity begins at home! Many a noble accomplishment begins with satisfying one’s own hunger.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Effective communication has to do with the way you convey information as much as it does the information itself. You’ll figure out the main point and cater the tone of your delivery to what you guess the audience would be most receptive to. You’re so good at this and will often get exactly what you want.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). “Sorcery” derives from the Latin word “sors,” meaning fate. Your determined efforts to influence fate will have you coming across as magical. Only you know all that’s involved in overnight success and instant transformation. Unless you tell them, they’ll have no idea how hard you work to make it look easy.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). An engaging project dominates your week. Though you’ve often been lauded for your originality, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel with this one. Instead of starting from scratch, use what already exists and give it a twist or an improvement. A fresh turn on an old way of doing things will be lucrative.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You celebrate people for who they are and how they show up even when it’s different from the way you would do it. Some are sweet and agreeable; others are edgy and real. Neither is more correct. You accept and include a wide array of personalities. It’s part of what makes your team so strong. You’ll win together this week.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). A hitchhiker who is walking toward their destination is more likely to be picked up than one who is standing still with a sign. While hitchhiking is not advised, moving toward your purpose is absolutely the way to attract fellow travelers who can help you get there faster.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There are things that look nice from the outside — a boat, marriage to royalty, a pony — that are actually a lot more work than appearances suggest. Enjoy your fantasies without feeling you must move to make all of them real. The worthwhile pursuits will make your life easier, not more complicated.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It may be difficult to admit how much a certain someone’s opinion matters to you, but once you accept it and examine your reasoning behind needing this validation, it becomes less true. This is just another puzzle to solve on your road to self-love, acceptance and realization.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). As the saying goes, it takes two to tango. Even so, it only takes one to practice the tango steps. You can work on the steps alone to get ready for dancing with a partner. Your solo preparation will be the magic ingredient that makes a relationship dance beautifully this week.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). What you thought would be an easy task has become convoluted. If you have a mind full of question marks, it’s probably because you’re considering the topic more broadly or deeply than the others, and you are probably wise to do so. Only the very young or very immature think they know everything.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). True friends will reflect to you your best qualities. If being around a person leaves you feeling somehow diminished, it’s not a good match. What seems good on paper is meaningless. What matters is how you feel when you’re together.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’re not interested in getting proficient at the task; you want to master it. With that intent, you will. It happens little by little over time. Rearrange your schedule and environment to accommodate your passion. Getting in a few more repetitions per day will add up and just may be what puts you over the top.
THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS: Some miss the forest for the trees, but not you. Your mind has the amazing versatility of satellite imaging, and you’ll see the scene from the distance that helps you get clarity on the moment. You see the forest, you see the trees, the mushroom, the swallow, the mountain, valley, river, ocean and beyond. You’ll have insights and revelations about your relationships as well as ideas for creating truly special times, healthful routines and opportunities for building bonds of mutual support.
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