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Horoscopes (Feb. 7-13)


ARIES: March 21 – April 20

In the midst of a major reality check, someone just dropped in to remind you that you didn't come here to drive around in your car and go back and forth between the Mall and the Bank. Full of ideas about what the realm of possibilities has in store for you, with the sky about to open up, a whole new way of being could turn your life around. Getting off of the conveyor belt involves trading in a belief system that only allows you to do so much. As the next few months unfold, it will be your job to reconsider your purpose for living and start moving onto a whole new track.

TAURUS: April 21 – May 20

People can talk all they want. None of them have the guts to come to you and say it to your face. As much as the gossip is hurtful, it hurts them way more than it will ever hurt you. If what doesn't kill us makes us stronger, the choices that have allowed you to get through this have empowered every fiber of your being. Now that you're here, not only do you know who your friends are, you're more than prepared to move on. In a few months that possibility will see you shedding your skin and give you the freedom to stop playing games and do what you love.

GEMINI: May 21 – June 20

With all kinds of reasons to feel good about yourself, it looks like this is the season to be grateful that you've finally climbed out of the hole. God only knows how you made it. With more than your share of obstacles and challenges casting doubt on your abilities as well as your sanity, the proof is showing up in the pudding. After all of this, the reality of what you've been able to bring down to earth has created a platform upon which you can get your best work done. What's up at this point is all about expansion. If there's a need for further education, formal or informal, go for it.

CANCER: June 21 – July 20

The possibility of the luckiest break you've had in a long time could show up to save the day. The bigger part of you is so up for this, you're jumping out of your skin. Wanting something too much, and thinking that your life depends on it is your biggest problem right now. The whole notion of having your happiness depend on anything outside of your self could easily prevent all of this goodness from taking root. Don't go chasing the dollar or the dream. Keep your shoulder to the wheel and your motives pure. The less you try to sell yourself, the better.

LEO: July 21 – Aug. 20

With more than one reason to wonder what's next, your list of decisions is overwhelming. Many of you are still caught in the crossfire of choices that were made at a time when you were either out of integrity, or too caught up in your ego to be aware of the truth. If we learn from our mistakes, we have a chance to set things right. If we keep making the same mistakes over and over again, we wind up paying for it. At this point, it comes down to what have you learned — and are you strong enough to do the right thing, even when it's difficult, painful, and/or expensive?

VIRGO: Aug. 21 – Sept. 20

Sitting here in Limbo, you're wondering where to go and what to do. Your mind doesn't seem to know the answer. What happens next will come from within, when it's time. Between now and then, you have to stop fretting about it and get better at listening to your inner voice. The truth is, whatever needs to happen was written by your higher self a long time ago. Think of this as a major pit stop. As you stay focused on the here and now and pay due diligence to whatever needs to be done, your next move will evolve like an image that can only develop one step at a time.

LIBRA: Sept. 21 – Oct. 20

You've finally gotten to the bottom of the story that has kept you running on the same old track. As the curtain falls on stuff that is over and done with, you're ready to clear the decks and get moving in a direction that has less to do with ancient history and more to do with you. The need to cling to your dead-end job, and any idea that your life depends on it has been transformed into a desire to put your heart to the wheel and renew yourself. Before you were blinded by whatever forced you to shut your eyes to the truth, you had a purpose. It's time to resurrect it and start over again.

SCORPIO: Oct. 21 – Nov. 20

Halfway between one thing and another, the main question has yet to come up for review. As much as you desperately want answers, your situation is at a point where all the facts aren't in. When there's not enough information to go on, let yourself loosen up enough to remain totally open and receptive to the will of fate. Wait and see how the chips fall and stay centered. For another six to eight months, your best-laid plans will be fine-tuned by things that mold them into a scenario that has more to do with the real you than it does with whatever you thought you were doing.

SAGITTARIUS: Nov. 21 – Dec. 20

You can't keep doing the same thing and expecting different results; I think that's what's known as "the definition of insanity." As more than one situation gets ready to explode, it looks like it's your job to find new ways to approach things or prepare yourself for the same old thing. Others have put you to the test, one way or another. And guess what? This boot in the ass is long overdue. It's time to stop long enough to look at what's going on and realize that, as much as it might freak you out, you need to take a risk and go at things from a completely different angle.

CAPRICORN: Dec. 21 - Jan. 20

What happens next is up in the air. If you're looking for certainty, there's not much to indicate that anything is a sure thing. The best you can do is follow the thread that looks like it might lead to the next thing, but don't assume that anyone, or anything, is the answer to your prayers. Whatever shows up could be here to get you from one place to another. Once you're there, a whole new raft of possibilities is bound to show up. The point right now has more to do with getting "unstuck" and allowing yourself to get loose enough to see where the road leads from here.

AQUARIUS: Jan. 21 – Feb. 20

Nobody expected this to be easy. Every time we get involved with one or more people, things get complicated. If your visions of perfection or the idea that things ought to go in a straight line are out of synch with your experience, it's because you've forgotten how important it is to go with the flow. The straight line that you envision has nothing to do with the lessons that are on your plate at the moment. In any crisis, the best approach often turns out to be the one that tells us to become like water. Stop beating your head against the rocks; learn how to flow around them.

PISCES: Feb. 21 – March 20

Those closest to you are challenging you to rethink everything. Either that or they're tossing truth bombs into your back yard and pushing you to shit or get off the pot. One way or another, you're about to be enlightened by things that could introduce you to your wildest dreams. This is no time to hold back, and it's no time to be too fearful to revolutionize your life. As one choice or another rises up in front of you, the chance of a lifetime is hiding inside all of this. Don't be afraid of whatever's rocking the boat. The tide is turning, and it's your turn to move on.