May 12-19, 2011

by Carrie Megginson
Published on May 12, 2011, 12:46am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: There's an undeniable something in the air. Everybody wants their ego stroked. Everybody wants to be acknowledged for their good points. Everybody wants to be recognized for their best selves and ongoing contributions therefrom. It's nice to want; because everybody also feels like there's more to do than there are hours in the day to get it all done. And everybody feels like they've done the bulk of what needs doing, more so than those around them. And everybody (in a sense) is absolutely right. Ponder.

Aries: You got a good head of steam up, and a good head start going. You've been on a roll and it's taken you as far down the road as you'd hoped, if not farther. But now you're running low on available energy and your impulse is to slow all the way down. Resist – it's not futile.

Taurus: You're a paragon of persistence. You're a tower of tenacity. You're a beacon of bullheadedness (in a good way, obviously). This is not the time to let go of your goals and coast. This is when your forward progress nets you a raise, a glowing home, an empire.

Gemini: There's so much going on behind the scenes that you can't be bothered with what's going on at the front-of-house. The drama! The power plays! The Machiavellian machinations! It's all there. Too bad you have other, very real commitments and little time to waste.

Cancer: If you could do more, you would. If you had the strength, the command, the will, anything might be possible. But you're feeling overburdened and under-motivated and not a little lonely. To whom could you reach out? Go through your little black book ASAP.

Leo: You are seeding your future even as you read this. You are the sum of your own potential every minute you draw breath. It's an awesome concept to contemplate, and you don't have a lot of free time for contemplation this minute. Act like you've still got it.

Virgo: Every time you sense you're reaching the end of your rope, the last of the contortions, the final denouement, you find you've underestimated the reach and scope of the universe. There really is more going down than your philosophy has dreamt of. Believe.

Libra: Time and tide are no big deal. You're floating with the current and are prepared to enjoy being swept out into the great, undifferentiated sea of the collective unconscious. Make a raft of your hopes. Make a sail of your dreams. Make a compass of your ideals.

Scorpio: What's got you down? You don't mind the endless labor. You're down with the constant additions to your do-list. You're even onboard with the extensions of expectations even as the timeline shortens. Buck up. Take your B-vitamins and a nap. Call a Pisces to confirm.

Sagittarius: You could lighten your load if you could acknowledge the future from the position of the present. Really. It's time to think ahead and plan. You'll find you can get more done with fewer distractions if you apply yourself early and often.

Capricorn: Did you fall for the hype? Did you allow yourself to be sold on the sizzle? Were you dazzled by the dog-and-pony show? Did you invest in the bells and whistles? It's not too late to change your mind. It's not too late to return your investment and make another choice.

Aquarius: You weren't expecting simplicity. You weren't counting on direct consequences. You weren't allowing yourself to believe in the fairy tale. Yet somehow, you're wondering how your chain of choices led you to this crux of the matter. Rethink the past to arrive at the future.

Pisces: Don't give up. Don't give in. Don't give out. You've come too far and tried too hard and spent too much to make this the end of the road. With all you've put into it, it might be time to see what kind of return you could make on your investment. Consult a consultant.

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