November 26-December 2, 2009

by Carrie Megginson
Published on November 26, 2009, 4:02am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: There's a blurring and a softening of boundaries. What once was solid now develops porous qualities, like rock subjected to the gentle force of water plus time. Inside and outside swap positions and lack the clarity of definition to which we have become accustomed. Yet there's a sense not of wonder in the air but impatience with the impermanence of conditions long considered as givens. Don't lose your temper with the ground of being and the very nature of things. Enjoy shifting parameters.

Aries: You like yours straight-up and head-on. But now you're battling subtleties, innuendoes and implications. You could cut the Gordian Knot binding your actions. You could study the perplexity and learn something from it. Or you could sulk in your tent like Ajax at Troy. You choose.

Taurus: It could be a kinder gentler world lit by a thousand points of light and guided by well-meaning, dedicated volunteers. Still, you need to get paid and you like the status of living indoors and having your preferred mode of transportation. Pull both ways to tone up.

Gemini: It could have been simple. It could have been easy. It could have been done by now. But you've teased yourself with so many variables you can't even get off the couch, let alone find your keys and hit the road in good time. So whom should you call to reframe?

Cancer: It might have been too much holiday cheer. It might have been too many expectations. It might have been an excess of emotion coupled with too little time. Yet you are capable of bending the clock itself should your need be great enough. Find your way with charm and hope.

Leo: You want what you want when you want it. You would appreciate the cooperation of the universe at large, but you haven't had much luck with that lately. Will you run away and hide your head in the sand? Will you take on more and more till you break under the strain? Think.

Virgo: Goopy stuff makes you a little crazy and doesn't exactly display others in the best possible light. But there's an emotional strain in the air you would do well to heed and honor. Step outside the box altogether. Your touch of agoraphobia will recede if you let it. Call Monday.

Libra: It isn't what you'd believed. It wasn't supposed to happen like this. It snuck up on you and now you're in its grip. Okay, your concern is real. Your reasons are valid. Your panic is hard to avoid. But there's a silver lining and there's going to be a prize at the end. Hang on.

Scorpio: You don't often ask permission. You don't often wait to be told. You don't suffer fools or any kind of incompetence gladly. Yet you're not the one with the whip in hand this time. And that isn't the catbird seat in which you're sitting. Yet oddly, you've got what you need.

Sagittarius: Are you going to beat yourself up? Are you going to suffer torment and remorse? Are you going to fuss and fume and blow your top like a delinquent volcano? Is that the most mature response you can conjure? Get with the program and grow up quickly. Retreat.

Capricorn: You're as comfortable as you're likely to get under the circumstances. You're more than able -- you're ready and willing. But you're working with a slippery substance and you don't think you have a firm grasp on the situation. Sometimes you have to damn the details and go.

Aquarius: Persistence is the hobgoblin of the habitually correct. You may be wrong this time. It might not be worth it this once. You could find something you like better if you only look around. Reconsider your strategy when it comes to your finite resources. Locate a mentor Tuesday.

Pisces: You're as happy as a pig in mud. But you worry about what could happen when you leave the puddle and trot out into the great wide world. Find faith in your fingers and your heart and you'll be more able to do what you must and find what you wish when you do. Pray.

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