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The auspicious Leo New Moon starts a new emotional cycle, empowering us to focus our intentions. Our heart-centered love has the power to conquer the dark forces of fear and hate. A steadfast trine to persistent Saturn provides a stable foundation on which we can build the future. Additionally, ardent Mars leaves emotional Scorpio for the inspirational skies of Sagittarius. Our confidence returns as we look to brighter days ahead.

Aries (March 21st – April 19th)

Your heart is focusing on such a big prize now that people may ridicule you and accuse you of wasting your energy. Nevertheless, you could have the last laugh when you make your fantasy come true. Although you might be operating with an optimistic outlook on life now, holding a vision in your mind’s eye reinforces the image in your brain. Your path to success is not a straight one. Dream it and then do everything in your power to make it happen.

Taurus (April 20th – May 20th)

You typically prefer to keep your feelings to yourself, but are inexplicably compelled to express them now. You realize that your desires may lose their power once you share them with someone else. Nevertheless, your logic isn’t strong enough today to overcome your irrational need to receive approval from others. Tread carefully as you traverse this tricky ground. You’re likely to court a rejection if you reveal too much, which ends up being a self-fulfilling prophecy. There’s no need to perform a song and dance when the only person you must prove anything to is yourself.

Gemini (May 21st – June 20th)

Everything seems to be slightly out of focus today as you explore a variety of approaches to rein in the energy. However, the more you try to regain control, the more daunting the task appears. Instead of looking at your world and seeing it as an obstacle course to be conquered, imagine that it’s a dance to music you’ve never heard before. You must let go of your need to make intellectual sense of the events and just operate directly from the longing in your heart.

Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd)

You have big ideas about what you want to accomplish today and are not interested in reconsidering your goals. Unfortunately, your self-esteem could suffer if you just assume that everything will work out as you imagine. Coworkers might resist your plans, thinking theirs are better. Nevertheless, you have an excellent chance of reaching your goals if you set your sights with accuracy and are tenacious in your pursuit of success.

Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)

Giving up is tricky business, especially if you’re so close to tasting success. Nevertheless, you might feel as if your choices are limited if you’re not making any apparent progress. However, what you see is not what you get; there’s a whole wide world of action that is sitting behind the veils of illusion. There’s no urgency to sort it all out today; just keep one foot moving in front of the other. Taking little steps is better than taking none at all.

Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd)

You appear to be an armchair general today, issuing commands from the safety of your own castle. Nevertheless, your goal might be nothing short of world domination. However, mysterious forces are working behind the scenes to ensure a positive outcome, even to your misdirected intentions. Rather than trying to control everything in order to hide how little you understand the cosmic forces at work, open yourself to the spiritual lessons at hand. Remember, the power of now contains the consequences of the future. Love is stronger than fear.

Libra (September 23rd – October 21st)

You might feel as if you’re bumping up against walls, but every time you lean against a structure, it disappears into thin air. Your key planet Venus forms an otherworldly aspect with the keeper of the three-dimensional world, Saturn, informing you that this is not another typical day at the office. You must choose your battles wisely because you do not possess the energy to fight them all. Play a game of elimination until your priorities become clear. Focus on your goal; don’t look in any direction but ahead.

Scorpio (October 22nd – November 21st)

You have your mind set on a fixed goal today and will not rest easy until your work is done. You intuitively realize that you have run out of discretionary time. Your clocks have suddenly been reset and are now ticking in a parallel universe where time can flow in many different directions simultaneously. Fortunately, this means you still have the opportunity to get your work done. Paradoxically, there is not a moment to spare. Get out of the rat race by stepping off the hamster wheel; give your body a chance to recuperate and then fearlessly try again.

Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st)

You are willing to take on anyone or anything that stands in your way. Mars and Saturn, the bad boys of astrology, are camped out in your 1st House of Personality now, giving you an irrepressible drive that is fueled by unrelenting determination. However, it’s a smart idea to check your bearings one more time before you head off in the wrong direction. You can manifest real magic today as long as there’s a sensible method behind your madness.

Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th)

Sharing your feelings isn’t enough today; you need to be overly dramatic to keep everyone’s interest. Unfortunately, this conversation is less about a colorful presentation than it is about a heartfelt interaction. One-way communication feels empty; you might as well be talking to a wall. It’s all about the feedback you receive that helps you clarify the fuzzy edges of your perceptions. The more you talk now, the more you need to listen.

Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th)

You might surround yourself with people who are very enthusiastic today, but this doesn’t give you permission to take the day off. In fact, you have an important role to play by assuming a responsible place within your community. You can keep your opinions cool, calm and collected for now, but will forfeit your objectivity over the next few days. Swinging into action too soon disperses your creative energy. Instead, observe it, sit with it and watch it transform.

Pisces (February 19th – March 20th)

You’re either working extra hard today or you might just be putting on a show to impress everyone with your current role of authority. However, it can be lonely at the top and you could isolate yourself from those you love while establishing your position. It’s challenging for you to see how other people perceive your energy; nevertheless, considering another person’s perspective is a useful exercise to help you gain self-awareness. As Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh says, “Don’t just do something, sit there!”

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