October 29-November 4, 2009

by Carrie Megginson
Published on October 29, 2009, 12:00am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: I hope you've been careful what you pray for. This is a peak manifestation cycle. Wishes come true. Dreams come to life. Fantasies make limited engagements in the real world. But there are strings attached. There are caveats and codicils and all manner of flies in the proverbial ointment. So keep your eyes open and make your bargains carefully. Read all the fine print. Don't go lone gunman. Ask for expert assistance. Seek out worldly advice. Consult with the pros. Pay their fees promptly. Win big.

Aries: You've been more than patient. You've been more than understanding. You've doled out enough rope to cover the Washington Monument in macramé. Now you need to reassess. You'll want to make a fresh choice based on reality and not desired possibilities alone.

Taurus: You're the focal point for the fracas, but it didn't start with you and you're not the reason so much of the original initiative has gone south so far and so hard. So what will you do now to make good? Call in a couple of ringers to help restructure the whole mess.

Gemini: You'd thought the pressure would be off by now. You'd believed time and tide would wash away the current strain of troubles. You'd convinced yourself and others that it was all over. Instead, a brand new concern has cropped up in an unexpected quarter. Hmmm.

Cancer: Sometimes you have to go deep to get far. Sometimes you have to misdirect attention in order to accomplish the most possible in the time you have. Sometimes you have to dissemble to reveal the truth of the matter. Let higher ethics guide your actions Monday.

Leo: Suddenly, it's all about where and who and not so much about how or what. This is an exciting change in perspective. But you might wish to stop and ask yourself why such a shift has taken place. Was it something you said or did? Was it something left undone, unsaid? Inquire.

Virgo: Take a deep breath. You've earned it. You came through in one piece -- and that's the best that can be said for anyone in your situation. Now you need to focus on how to make the most of your much-enhanced resources and your finely honed skill sets. Go Friday.

Libra: Once everything came naturally. Once you were smooth like silk. Once there was an answer for every question. Now you're not so sure. Now you're more isolated than you like. Now you keep stumbling over the painfully obvious. Slow down and rethink your strategy.

Scorpio: You love this time of year. You love the way the world celebrates her annual, hemispheric death so that she may be reborn in spring. Can you love that this will happen in the microcosm: your life? Reflect on the ends you need to create to make room for all the new to come and grow.

Sagittarius: It could all be fun again. It could all be one big joke. It could all be delightful. But you're going to have to work like you rarely have before to make it all manifest. Now's a good time to batten down the hatches and sail hard into the wind to your shore of fulfillment.

Capricorn: Stop for a second and ask yourself what you really want from your work life. Now pause a moment further and listen to the answer. Don't edit it for being inconvenient. Don't ignore it as unrealistic. Don't shunt it aside for being too big, bold or silly. Trust yourself.

Aquarius: You don't mind staring the big questions of life in the face. You don't mind being called to account for your conduct and practices. You don't mind being set aside for something more convenient. But you're really counting on your partner and peers to see you through.

Pisces: If it were up to you, and reality is more elastic than most folks would like you to know, the world would be a different place. It would have different priorities and different behavior patterns and different skill sets. And you would be the queen of all you surveyed. Make it so!

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