May 13-19, 2010

by Carrie Megginson
Published on May 12, 2010, 10:05pm | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: You're walking the walk, but the talk's not coming out right. You're manning up, but the situation may call for more sensitivity than direct action. You're a maverick, but the pool of interested parties is middle-of-the-road. Is it time to jump the shark? Has that moment already passed? You're not ready to be a wannabe. You're not ready to stick your spoon in the wall and call it all good. You're not ready for the last dance, and you're prepared to make a scene. Hmmmm.

Aries: Is it the beginning of the end? To which end is this the titular beginning? If you're not sure of your purpose, your direction or your motivation, you would do well to hold still and not call attention to yourself just yet. Gather your wits before you go for notoriety!

Taurus: You've been slogging along, pretty well and pretty happily. But suddenly, the notice comes in the mail. Suddenly, the phone rings. Suddenly, there's a shift in the osmotic forces of life and you'll find it's past time to make a serious adjustment to what you took for granted.

Gemini: You could have called, but your phone was out of juice. You could have walked, but you thought it would be faster to ride. You could have told the truth, but you dislike disapprobation. Under the circumstances you may have to make different choices fast. Ask Libra.

Cancer: Are you the one they thought you were when they asked you onboard? Have you changed, has the scene changed or has the air cleared enough that now everyone has a clearer perspective on the situation at hand? It's a long row to hoe, have you got the chops?

Leo: You have all the time in the world to get it right—so long as you get it right the first time. You have all the understanding you need -- so long as you don't make even one mistake. You have all the support anyone could want -- so long as you continue to toe the party line.

Virgo: Now may or may not be the winter of your discontent. If it is, you might start looking for the glorious summer, which is certain to follow as long as you strategize now and stay tactically adroit in the face of the changing conditions. Don't be afraid to spend a little more.

Libra: You didn't know what you were getting into when you got started. You didn't know what the array of outcomes was when you made your initial choice. You didn't know who was involved behind the scenes when you took center stage. Change your state of awareness.

Scorpio: It isn't the first time you haven't brought your 'A' game. But now you have fences to mend and a lot of catching up to do just to get to par. Are you still a contender? You'll have to be the judge of that. Seek out your cronies for slightly immoral support on Saturday.

Sagittarius: You peeked and ruined the surprise that had been prepared. You asked and disappointed those who'd hoped you would stay mum on the topic. You listened in and heard that which gives nobody pain but yourself. Now stop sulking, own it, and get on with it.

Capricorn: Would you cross the river when you come to it? What if it were the Rubicon and there was no going back, no taking back, no crossed fingers or toes? Can you commit to the full enchilada? Can you go the distance with no reservations? Take advice Sunday.

Aquarius: It's not like you haven't been working hard. It's not as though you wished everything were as complicated as it's suddenly gotten. It's not that you enjoy going through operatic-grade stress and angst. So wipe that smirk off your face and get your hands dirty.

Pisces: You wished upon a star, but it was Backward Day in heaven. Now you have something like the mirror image of your desire staring you in the face. Take a deep breath. Shut your eyes. Listen to your heart and resolve to get the most you can out of this moment.

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