July 19-25, 2012

By Carrie Megginson
Published on July 19, 2012, 12:36am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: You're standing at the crossroads. The choices look bleak: certain destruction that way, unending burdens this way. Have you considered an alternative? Can you head out cross-country? Can you head back the way you came? Can you find a means of lifting yourself above the either/or perspective to grasp a different potential? Now more than ever, you need to act outside the box. And as you create a fresh understanding of your situation and its limitations, you may also be surprised by your many new options.

Aries: The intensity and unexpectedness of the event were what initially threw you. Now you're dealing with the deeper implications, and they seem to be unfolding at an ever increasing rate. You wanted choices, now you have them. This is a fertile time to recreate. Unwind.

Taurus: It's not just you, the situation is getting more complicated for everyone involved, and many who are only peripheral. The good news is all those in it are potential allies. Use your charm and networking skills to enlist the aid of the capable and stalwart. Choose carefully.

Gemini: You're dancing on the lip of a volcano. You're swimming in shark-infested waters. You're building on a fault line. There's every chance no harm will come of your activities. There's a distinct probability shift in any case. Seek common sense, and safer decisions Monday.

Cancer: You can have anything you want. You can do anything you choose. You can go anywhere you wish. But you'll have to do so with the understanding that your baggage will be waiting for you when you're done with your distractions. Why not lighten the load? Unpack.

Leo: Is it your birthday every day this month? You keep finding surprises: the good, the bad and the ugly. Don't reject them out-of-hand because they're unexpected. Look for the silver lining inherent in any and all of them. Use your enhanced powers to find the truth.

Virgo: Could you go back there? Would you? You don't have to. You really can step out of the shell you've made for yourself and let the benign prison become a curio on the mantelpiece of your developmental arc. Rise above the fracas to keep your eye on the goal.

Libra: Perseverance is not so different from obstinacy. How can you tell how far you've gone down the path of stubborn, pigheadedness? Watch the expressions on the faces of others as you go long. Even if you don't agree, it doesn't mean they're all wrong. Recommit.

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Scorpio: Once you were invincible. Now you're vulnerable. Once you were desirable. Now you're diminished. Once you were free. Now you're committed. What can you learn of compassion and release from your current conditions? How will you apply, then share, your lessons?

Sagittarius: It isn't that the baby is so awfully valuable. You could throw it out with the bath water. But down the road, those nascent potentials might bear fruit worth tasting if you would only be patient and give the situation the time and nurturing it requires. Meditate.

Capricorn: You may have jumped the shark. Once you've gone too far, it's more difficult to recover the lost ground than it was to get there. Is there something you can find in all this mayhem worth keeping? Yes, indeed: Your self-respect is right where you left it!

Aquarius: Politeness is underrated in modern culture. It takes too many characters to work on Twitter. It calls for more reserve than is found on social networks. And it doesn't usually fit in a sound bite. Make etiquette your interpersonal jujitsu. Advantage is everything.

Pisces: You're swimming in deep waters. You're surfing storm surge. You're going down the drain on a boogie board. Since you're in your element, rejoice at this opportunity to make the most of immersion experiences. Lose your fear and find your soul's purpose. Leave early.

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