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Horoscopes (June 6-12)

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ARIES: March 21 – April 20

If it feels like everything is going over the top, it's got something to do with the fact that every last bit of what till now has been shoved under the rug, or held at bay by things that make it impossible for you to handle the truth, is staring you in the face. Setting yourself free will require different things from each of you. In most cases, this comes down to digging around in your deepest wounds and being strong enough to heal them. These things don't have to be as tortuous as the mind makes them. Dig as deep as you can with an open heart. The pearl of great price lies within.

TAURUS: April 21 – May 20

What matters now has to do with what you value more than anything. That question is getting stirred by opportunities that come with what appear to be financial benefits and/or advancement in your position. On the surface it all looks totally perfect. But there are lessons that involve coming to terms with the fact that sometimes we pay a price that's too high for what we take to be improvement. Think long and hard about what you want your life to be like. If these changes are going to turn your peace of mind into a secondary issue, you'd do well to turn them down.

GEMINI: May 21 – June 20

Things are lighting up to reveal the best part of what you have to offer. Within this dynamic, life is bound to be moving quickly. Your sense of self has been wounded by setbacks and negative interactions with others that have made you question everything about yourself. This is normal, so don't get lost in the idea that anything is wrong. In cycles the ego structure has to dissolve so that new and finer aspects can emerge. Shedding your skin makes it seem as if you are totally vulnerable. The truth is, the deeper part of you is coming to life. Don't let fear and loathing stifle your growth.

CANCER: June 21 – July 20

All kinds of possibilities are showing up for you. Everything depends on the extent to which you are willing to look at the truth. In some cases, all is well and there is a deep sense that this is the best time of your life. I get the feeling that your only problem might be the tendency to wonder how long, or if, this lucky streak will last. For others, there is a wall of denial that surrounds too much of what you're up too. The past is giving you an excuse to remain blind. This runs side by side with the fact that you keep rationalizing your choices and calling the inability to act, "going with the flow."

LEO: July 21 – Aug. 20

It has taken everything you've got to sweep the past away and get on with the show. On the verge of a breakthrough that has been a long time coming, the prospect of what happens next has you thinking about where you really want to go. There are others to consider. If anyone appears to be holding you back, you need to ask yourself who they are standing in for, and see them as an aspect of yourself that is still afraid to go for it. As you take full responsibility for any and all obstructions, they will fade away and/or change their tune and set you free to find fulfillment.

VIRGO: Aug. 21 – Sept. 20

There's a lot of crosstown traffic creating levels of interference and an overabundance of activity that feels overwhelming at times. Inside these changes, your job is to find a way to stay on an even keel. Some things are more important than others. Having the discernment to know what matters most will be your saving grace. There's no doubt about the fact that you've got your hands full, but this too shall pass. As long as you don't get snarled up in the details, once you manage to see the forest for the trees, you will come out on the other side of this tailspin in one piece.

LIBRA: Sept. 21 – Oct. 20

Being there for people who have lost their way, or who are overwhelmed by choices that they never expected to have to make is part of the deal right now. You've got your own issues to juggle so it comes down to being stronger than the forces that assail both of you. If you can keep up the good work for a little while longer, whoever needs your help will right themselves, and you will have strengthened yourself in the process. With more energy and clout to apply to your own growth, and your own concerns, all of your activities will bear fruit and multiply, 100-fold.

SCORPIO: Octo. 21 – Nov. 20

You are filled with a desire to do great things. The idea that your purpose involves making a big impact is making it hard for you to find fulfillment in the way things are. The drive to be seen as significant keeps you from being at peace in the here and now. When we're doing God's work, we're 100 percent connected to ourselves with every breath. It's that simple. Before you go crazy trying to make a huge dent in the universe, come down to size and get real about the fact that you do more for the world when your heart understands that it all comes down to just being who you are.

SAGITTARIUS: Nov. 21 – Dec. 20

You have more than your share of "stuff" to process and are doing your best to keep your chin up in a situation that has no easy answers. Within this picture, the idea that all you can do is wait things out competes with a need to make everything OK. What doesn't feel good, isn't necessarily "bad." The dark night of the soul is where we wind up when we're in the midst of a growth spurt. Surrender to it. Let yourself feel whatever this is about, knowing that love lives on the other side of wherever we wind up when we have to find our way to the bottom of our hearts.

CAPRICORN: Dec. 21 - Jan. 20

After every crisis, once we pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off, there is a moment where we wonder if the other shoe will drop. Having just made it through the gauntlet it is natural to feel fearful about what lies ahead. Before you make your next move, take a little time to reflect upon what just happened and allow yourself to heal long enough to process the experience from a deeper place. Nothing is easy. You aren't made of steel. Believe it or not this hardship was/is a gift. If you keep on keeping on without doing a little soul searching, you will totally miss the point.

AQUARIUS: Jan. 21 – Feb. 20

You've got a choice and you're torn between what a person like you "should" be doing, and what you know in your heart needs to be done. After mulling it over, again and again, it comes down to knowing that too much is about to open up for you to limit yourself to what's happened so far. All of us go through this. The point at which we begin to see that sticking to the status quo isn't what we came here for, and trusting ourselves enough to find out what living out our purpose involves, is the one you're at now. You can't go back, you can't stay here; so what'll it be?

PISCES: Feb. 21 – March 20

You are at one of those decision-making points. These things are hard for you because you know what everyone else wants, but you have a hard time getting clear about what your own wants and needs involve. This quandry has reduced your perspective down to the size of a pinhole, and it compounds things that would be easier to grok if you could open your mind to all possibilities. Knowing how much time to give a person, or a situation, is part of the deal. The thought that what you decide upon could change things forever shouldn't stop you from following your heart.

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