October 8-14, 2009

by Carrie Megginson
Published on October 8, 2009, 12:00am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: Truth and/or consequences is the name of the game here and now. What has been spoken or written or even rumored is coming for us, with a vengeance. We can't change the past, but we can hold ourselves to the highest possible standards and stake out the highest possible moral ground as we wait to see how we can survive our own sins of transmission, omission and commission. Use your inner trickster to weasel your way into a better crowd, frame of mind or fun event.

Aries: You came, you saw, you got distracted. And you're not the first to have left your own objectives in the dust as you got caught up in the instant. Will you backtrack to find your focus? Will you forge ahead, heedless of direction? Will you pause to let reality catch up with you?

Taurus: Don't look now, but there are karmic bills to pay before you can advance to the next level. You've put off for tomorrow what you couldn't face today for long enough. Now it's time to face the music and decide how to get back in tune with your own cosmic rhythm. Recreate.

Gemini: Was it the way it looked? Was it something someone said? Was it simply the confluence of time and opportunity? You find yourself in a pickle of your own making, and very little desire to haul yourself out of the brine. Will it get better if you wait it out? Can you stand to?

Cancer: You've been predicting something of this nature. It wasn't what you thought it was going to be, and it didn't come from the quarter you were expecting. You've had these prescient phases before. Can you make something useful out of this minor setback? Will you try?

Leo: You want to serve the sun and the moon on a bed of stars to prove your worthiness and devotion. You want the sky to be the limit. You want to ride the Milky Way into infinity and fame. It's nice to want. Bring your energy into the realm of the physical and put out.

Virgo: Even if you don't get everything you thought you deserved, you may yet get more than you need to meet the bottom line head on. Even if you don't overcome handily, you may yet do enough to finish first. Even if you can't coast, you may yet have the stamina to succeed.

Libra: Was it the night terrors? The unexpected glitch that grew into a spiraling viral event? The twist in the plot of daily life that sidelined you because you just can't admit your own Achilles' heel to yourself? You can still make good. Let go of the past, embrace the now.

Scorpio: You've been waiting a long time for what you want. You've been working as hard as you can to get every last detail handled. You've been dedicated and diligent. You've overlooked something vital and now may be almost too late to correct that tragic flaw. Learn the lesson.

Sagittarius: You're gifted. You're talented. You're super-charged. You're ready. So what are you waiting for? Will you let a few puny impossibilities ruin a magical future? Will you let the tired end of someone else's story dictate whether you live happily ever after? Dream aloud.

Capricorn: Is it a wrench in the works? Maybe it's a necessary braking mechanism to prevent you from going too far, too fast without any exit strategy. Use this break in the flow to assess and reassess where you are, where you want to be and at what cost. Wear armor Monday.

Aquarius: You're better off safe than sorry. You're aware of the risks, and you prefer not to take them. Will you have a real choice when push comes to shove? Will you be able to use your multifaceted awareness to make the most of the unexpected? Will you have the juice to try?

Pisces: It's you in a mirror-image. Didn't you recognize yourself? Or were you disoriented by the unfamiliar perspective? You can still make up for lost time and scattered energy. A fresh assessment of your diet and self-maintenance routines could be the key to success.

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