Daily Cosmic Calendar for Tuesday, Jan. 21

For the first few hours today, strange vibrations are in the catbird seat — as Chiron makes a fairly rare contra-parallel with Uranus (3:56AM). Learn more about holistic healing and alternative medical advances even though the Moon in Virgo is in void mode until 4:44AM.  Once the Moon begins its 2+ day transit of sociable Libra (4:44AM), strive to improve the quality of your primary partnerships. A solar-lunar trine in air signs (7:42AM) has the capacity to lift your spirits and provide the impetus to reinforce bonds with dear ones. Find time to visit an art gallery and take a friend to lunch at a favorite restaurant.  A shock to the system may be in the offing tonight as the Moon opposes Uranus (10:23PM) while the Moon parallels feisty, provocative Mars (11:13PM). Expecting the unexpected can keep you out of harm’s way. [Note to readers: All times are calculated for Pacific Standard Time. Be sure to adjust all times according to your own local time so the alignments noted above will be exact for your location.]

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Your Love Horoscopes for the Week of January 20th

Venus continues to move retrograde in Capricorn, reminding all of us that the “business” side of love needs attention. Time your conversations early in the week — before Friday — to take advantage of a sexy communication link between Mercury and Mars. Move quickly to ask for what you want, though, before the weekend is underway. By Saturday, Mercury will square off with Saturn, and the weight of your words can stabilize love — or bury it.

 

Aries Horoscope
Aries Horoscope (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

Take advantage of the boost in social energy early in the week. Leading up until Friday, it’s possible you and your partner will enjoy a party or other event with mutual friends. There’s a good chance you’ll meet up with pals who share a similar interest that is somehow “out of the box.” Your mind will enjoy a boost of stimulation, which will help you keep things interesting in all aspects of your life — especially romance!

Taurus Horoscope
Taurus Horoscope (Apr 20 – May 20)

You may not feel as if your mate is fully supporting you with a career decision that looms ahead. He or she might have the perspective that you’re pushing your luck and threatening your security by making the next move you plan to make. While this might be a valid point, don’t allow pessimism to deter you. Realize it’s also possible that your sweetheart is projecting his or her own fears onto you. Pursue what you know is right for you.

Gemini Horoscope
Gemini Horoscope (May 21 – Jun 20)

Set your sights on an adventure with your lover this week — or at least plan to talk about one. A brilliant opportunity to expand your horizons is possible, and of course you’ll want to include your sweetheart. You might decide to take a class together that allows you to explore an offbeat topic that interests you both. You may also talk about planning that exotic vacation. Keep talking, but don’t commit just yet — wait until after Venus turns direct on January 31 for any big ticket purchases.

Cancer Horoscope
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 – Jul 22)

If you feel tightness in the romance department this week it’s not your imagination. As a matter of fact, you and your sweetie might endure a stressful conversation — especially near Saturday. This will likely have to do with shared resources, such as your partner’s income, insurance benefits or even shared debt. You might realize that taking a vacation together or spending extra cash isn’t a smart idea right now. Taking a mature and responsible approach in handling your joint finances won’t feel fun. But it is necessary.

Leo Horoscope
Leo Horoscope (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

Domestic responsibility might squeeze the romance out of your life this week. You might need to take care of an elderly relative or attend to another family obligation, and if so it’s likely to take your attention away from your mate. What might make this more unsettling is that your partner isn’t likely to support you while you carry this extra family weight. In fact, he or she may resent the fact that you’re focused so much on your clan. A happy medium may not be possible … push through.

Virgo Horoscope
Virgo Horoscope (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

A serious conversation about who’s pulling more weight in your relationship may be called for. If you’re still feeling resentment about doing more of the everyday work to keep the nuts and bolts intact around your love nest, you may finally voice your frustration. Try your best to approach your mate in a way that won’t put him or her on the defensive. If you express how you feel honestly, and without reproach, a resolution is possible. In the end, however, it’s you who might need to draw boundaries. Did your lover really insist that you clean every nook and cranny of space you share? Probably not … that’s a “you” thing. Own it.

Libra Horoscope
Libra Horoscope (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

Your love life will be on fire this week — at least in your mind. The good news is that your ability to talk to someone special will be incredible — especially if you act by Friday. Go ahead and ask out someone who isn’t usually “your type.” You may be pleasantly surprised to learn the two of you have so much in common and plenty to talk about. Just remember that your ruler, Venus, is still in retrograde motion. Starting a new relationship isn’t ideal under this condition. Even so, there’s nothing wrong with talking and getting to know someone. Just take it slow.

Scorpio Horoscope
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

Talking to a relative about your love life might not always appeal to you, you might make an exception this week. There’s a strong possibility that someone in your clan understands more about what you’re going through romantically these days than you might ever have guessed. In fact, you’ll only know just how startling the parallels in your love life are if you have the courage to talk about your own first. It’s OK — go there. You won’t regret it.

Sagittarius Horoscope
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

Time with friends might prove beneficial for you in more ways than one this week. If you and your partner attend an event with a group of pals, you’re likely to find it renews sparks between you. Stimulating conversation in a group setting will likely lead to extra-curricular romance behind closed doors later on, when it’s just the two of you. Unfortunately, your ideal social time this week will be before Friday. The weekend will be a dud, so plan accordingly.

Capricorn Horoscope
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Your love life might remain in a fragile state for just a little bit longer. Venus is still traveling retrograde in your sign — a phenomenon that will continue to test relationship and your lovability factor until January 31. This week, you might feel as if you’re making progress when it comes to courageously talking about what you know you’re worth. Remember, you’re a rare and beautiful find and anyone who loves you should treasure that fact. Don’t sell yourself short!

Aquarius Horoscope
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

A heated debate between you and your sweetheart might send sparks flying all over the place this week — especially between the sheets! Don’t be worried about adamantly defending your stance on a particular subject, even if your mate doesn’t agree with your perspective. For most of this week you’ll have a remarkable ability to sound sexy and informed all at once. Use it to your advantage. Go after your lover by seducing his or her brain first!

Pisces Horoscope
Pisces Horoscope (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

A deep and meaningful conversation with your partner this week might help you forge a greater bond, physically and spiritually. Don’t worry about freaking out your mate with wild or eccentric thoughts now. Sharing what’s really on your mind is what your lover craves from you and what he or she will respond to most. Even if it’s a silly fantasy or an irrational fear, talking about it will help you feel more connected to your mate. Open your mind and your heart.

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Your Daily Horoscopes for Thursday, Jan. 16th

We may act on our feelings before we stop to consider how others will react after the Moon shifts into dramatic Leo at 8:00 am EST. We’re impatient to start and our irritability increases as sweet Venus squares abrasive Mars. Emotional stress fuels creativity, but it’s tricky to convert romantic tension into artistic expression. The erratic Sun-Uranus alignment makes it nearly impossible to produce something tangible from all the exciting energy.

Aries Horoscope

(Mar 21 – Apr 19)

You know exactly what you want today, but it might feel unobtainable if you’re afraid that love is slipping through your fingers. Perhaps you created circumstances that set you up for failure. Or maybe you just want more than you can get. Either way, don’t let your current situation hook you emotionally. Practicing a little detachment now allows the tension to resolve quickly, motivating you to get busy with a new source of inspiration

Taurus Horoscope

(Apr 20 – May 20)

You may first try to resolve the energetic imbalance by acting as pleasantly as you can instead of expressing annoyance with someone you love. Unfortunately, feisty Mars upsets your key planet Venus by urging you to make unreasonable demands today. But hiding your desires might make matters worse. Thankfully, discussing difficult relationship issues in a gentle and caring way can lead to better communication in the days ahead.

Gemini Horoscope

(May 21 – Jun 20)

You might not realize how expressive you are today, but you could very well drive everyone nuts with your endless chatter. You may think that what you have to say is quite important. Even if it is, keep in mind that stating it once will probably be sufficient for others to get your message. A calm approach helps to avoid conflict and confusion right from the start.

Cancer Horoscope

(Jun 21 – Jul 22)

Although relationship dynamics may feel out of balance today, a breakthrough is entirely possible. However, a sudden resolution of tension is more likely if you are less emotionally attached to what happens. But going quiet only drives the negativity deeper. Share your feelings, but don’t try to steer a conversation in a specific direction. The less you have at stake now, the more you stand to gain.

Leo Horoscope

(Jul 23 – Aug 22)

Unspoken obligations prevent you from doing what you wish today, but your guilt may drive your inaction more than any real responsibilities. No matter what you do now, you might not feel completely fulfilled. Working harder isn’t the answer, but neither is escape. Do what is required, but don’t take on additional tasks for the wrong reasons. Ultimately, satisfaction will be yours as long as you direct your energy toward obtaining tangible results.

Virgo Horoscope

(Aug 23 – Sep 22)

You may be torn between managing the most practical aspects of your life and exploring all the creative possibilities. You want to stimulate your curiosity and fill your workday with new ideas and pleasurable distractions. However, it’s wiser to stay on course and honor your commitments today. Keep your focus; the best opportunity might be exactly the job you are supposed to be doing right now

Libra Horoscope

(Sep 23 – Oct 22)

Relationships are the source of excitement now, yet they might not bring you the sweet pleasures you seek. Your key planet Venus is retrograde in practical Capricorn, inspiring you to seek safe and secure love. But you may have to fight for what you want as romantic Venus squares combative Mars. A less personal and more philosophical approach on your part can lessen the pressure and put others more at ease.

Scorpio Horoscope

(Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You could restrain your emotional expression today in order to avoid an unpleasant interaction as your traditional key planet Mars is squared by vulnerable Venus. Unfortunately, your words can betray you, revealing more than you intend. No matter what occurs, let the conversation flow without making a scene; however, be willing to walk away from it quickly if you feel too uncomfortable. Living life with a lighter touch now makes all the difference in the world.

Sagittarius Horoscope

(Nov 22 – Dec 21)

Creativity and romance are dominating your imagination now, and maybe you just want to embark on an exotic adventure to stir up some adrenaline. Unfortunately, your desires may not be fulfilled today. Even if you are enjoying yourself, you might still crave more pleasure. If possible, turn your disenchantment into communication; writing down your thoughts or sharing them with a friend can transform this day into a memorable one. Acknowledging your blessings is a good place to start.

Capricorn Horoscope

(Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Someone close to you may be withholding his or her true feelings now. As much as you would like to confront the situation directly, you can’t seem to find an easy way to get to the point. Paradoxically, letting go of your attachment to know the truth can be just the right catalyst to start the process of resolution.

Aquarius Horoscope

(Jan 20 – Feb 18)

As much as you may want to tell everyone what you know, today is a great day to remain quiet and just get your job done as best you can. Even if you feel somewhat lonely now, accepting your isolation could unexpectedly open the doors to greater self-awareness. Listen carefully to your own inner voice; it will give you the best possible advice at this time.

Pisces Horoscope

(Feb 19 – Mar 20)

You feel like you need to keep something secret today, but events push you toward disclosure no matter how hard you resist. Still, you might choose to withhold a vital piece of information as if this will increase your power. Unfortunately, deceitful behavior only makes matters worse. It’s better to get everything out into the open and then just let the events unfold however they must. The welcome sense of relief is well worth the temporary discomfort.

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Daily Cosmic Calendar for January 16th

The Moon’s vibrations are somewhat uncertain as this day begins due to the fact that the Full Moon occurred last night at 8:53PM — simultaneously staring a void-of-course Moon condition lasting until 5:02AM this morning when the lunar orb enters fiery, warmhearted Leo.  Just a few minutes after Leo Moon stakes out its turf in the fifth sign of the zodiac, the Sun squares Ceres (5:07AM) while Mercury parallels Pluto (5:12AM). These two challenging aspects can equate with rising tensions across the board — although you can tweak them in the direction of increasing your productivity and studying psychology and metaphysics.  This day is also significant as Venus in Capricorn squares Mars in Libra (9:14AM), the Sun makes an inspirational, 72-degree rapport with Uranus (8:46PM) while Mercury forms a constructive sextile with Uranus (10:26PM). The Venus-Mars clash can ratchet up emotional turbulence across the board, but the Sun-Uranus and Mercury-Uranus alignments are illuminating celestial formations that give your consciousness a notable lift.  Keep in mind that the 48-hour time-period following a Full Moon is the perfect opportunity to distribute the spiritual sustenance just received during the solar-lunar crescendo. Playing the role of goodwill ambassador to your fellow earthlings is an exalted, selfless path to travel. [Note to readers: All times are calculated for Pacific Standard Time. Be sure to adjust all times according to your own local time so the alignments noted above will be exact for your location.]

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Current Moon Phase for Jan. 16 – Full

Full Moon

(waning/95% of Full)

A veil of self-absorption is lifted and suddenly you gain access to an unbiased view of others. This is a rare moment when you can see yourself objectively and become aware of whether or not what you want in your heart is actually beginning to manifest in your life. Traditionally, the Full Moon phase stirs emotion, and this is because when you “see” what is happening, you may become upset if you’re experiencing the “same ole, same ole” — rather than the things you would like. If the Full Moon phase is a disappointment, on the next New Moon it’s time to take creative action in the direction of your dreams.

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Eyes of the Wolf Spell

Eyes of the Wolf Spell

(Wolf Moon)
As the first full moon after the winter solstice or Yule, the Wolf Moon is one of the most important of the high moons. A  full moon occurs when the sun and the moon are aligned on opposite sides of the earth. This alignment of the two celestial bodies has a strong effect on the  earth. This alignment of the two celestial bodies has a strong effect on the earth, producing a time when energy is high. This is why full moon rituals can  be incredibly powerful times for doing magick.
When looking through the eyes of the wolf, the idea is to perceive the true nature of people, events and experiences.  Expand your perception and awareness using the instincts of the wolf. The wolf is part of a pack that use their knowledge and wits to survive a time when the  earth is cold and barren.
This is also when new patterns are conceived, setting the stage for what is to come. This is also the ideal time for  foretelling the future, clairvoyance, and divination practices.
At midnight, begin by drawing a circle of light. This is done by standing at your altar and pounding the stick end of  your wand on the altar nine times. Pick up you athame and point it toward the north point of your circle. Starting and ending in the north, draw a magickal  circle of light clockwise around the circle. Next, call in the elements of earth, air, fire and water.
Standing in the middle of the circle, call in the powers of the wolf:
“On this full moon night at this hour
I call now upon the ancient animal powers
To guide me in the ways of the wolf
Where instinct and wit prevail
Through darkness, wind, rain and hail
I am the wolf, the wolf is me
So be it! Blessed be!
As you enjoy your evening, imagine seeing through the eyes of the wolf. Imagine dreaming with the eyes of the wolf. In  the morning pull up the circle and thank the elements. Also than the wolf for its guidance and power.
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Full Moon in Cancer Horoscopes

Full Moon in Cancer Horoscopes

It’s safety first during 2014’s first Full Moon

Jeff Jawer  Jeff Jawer on the topics of horoscopes, full moon, cancer, astrology

The sensitive Cancer Moon opposing the pragmatic Capricorn Sun on January 15, 2014, is a dance between soft and hard. Inner needs dominate from the lunar side but external demands tell the solar half of the story. Both signs, though, share an interest in security. Finding ways to protect feelings while taking on the tough tasks of the world is the gift and challenge of this Full Moon. Stabilizing Saturn in Scorpio’s favorable connections with the Sun and Moon reward those who dig deeply to reveal untapped resources and unmet needs.

 

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

This Full Moon in subjective Cancer and your 4th House of Roots turns your attention inward. It helps you to recognize what you need to stay on the road to success. Emotional support is essential but getting it may require you to open up and expose your inner self. You usually try to avoid feeling vulnerable, but allowing this can lead to the kind of tenderness that supplies the drive required to reach your professional goals.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

Tender words and imaginative ideas flow freely with this sensitive Cancer Full Moon in your 3rd House of Communication. There is a risk of taking everything too personally, but if insecurities don’t get out of hand, greater intimacy and trust will follow. A more caring way of connecting helps to overcome differences of philosophies and long-range goals. Adapting to immediate circumstances reduces stress about the future.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

This security-conscious Cancer Full Moon lands in your 2nd House of Resources to shine a light on how you handle your assets. If a financial crisis flares up, slowing down your reaction to it will help you to make a wise decision. Stabilizing Saturn’s favorable aspects to this Sun-Moon opposition helps you to resist pressure from others with patience and maturity that earns you trust and, perhaps, more money as well.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

The Full Moon in your sign lights up your 1st House of Personality. Feelings come to the surface and your reactions to people grow stronger. Putting yourself first, though, is the message of this lunation. Reliable Saturn’s favorable angle to the Sun and Moon encourages self-trust and offers the confidence needed to pursue your desires with the focus, commitment, and persistent needed to get what you want.

Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)

Imagination, intuition, and enlightenment are potential gifts of this Cancer Full Moon. It occurs in your 12th House of Spirituality where you benefit from having more private time. Communing with nature and engaging in prayer, meditation, or yoga are excellent ways to gain inner strength and support. Awakening to a higher sense of purpose can give new meaning to your life and clarify a big decision about work.

Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)

This emotionally charged Cancer Full Moon lands in your 11th House of Groups where it can spur a crisis among colleagues or friends. While over-reacting isn’t recommended, it’s still healthier to express strong feelings than to keep them to yourself. You’re likely to find that others are having similar responses and that your honesty can be a motivating force that brings more passion and motivation to the team.

Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)

Professional matters are likely to take priority with this Cancer Full Moon in your 10th House of Career. While gaining attention and getting additional duties are possible, it seems that you need to be emotionally invested in your job to appreciate it now. If challenges arise at work, avoid making a big scene about them. Instead, take a long, hard look at the path you’re on and think about changing course if you’re not happy.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)

Visions of faraway places can make it difficult to feel settled and comfortable where you are. This emotionally charged Cancer Full Moon occurs in your 9th House of Travel. Restlessness is likely, which can be helpful if it motivates you to broaden your horizons. Connecting with people in distant locations and a sudden desire to advance your education are favorable potential outcomes of this soul stirring transit.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)

Relationships could grow in intensity with this emotional Cancer Full Moon in your 8th House of Deep Sharing. Demanding partners — personal and professional — challenge you to meet their needs. Deciding which, if any, are worth responding to is part of this event is about. Another side of it, though, is for you to open up and expose your vulnerability. Doing so can earn trust and greater intimacy with others.

Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)

The cuddly and self-protective Cancer Moon opposes the Sun in your pragmatic sign. This occurs in your 7th House of Partners where it tests your ability to respond to emotional people. Being tender with others is essential to maintaining productive alliances. Their strong feelings might upset your plans, but if you’re willing to show some flexibility, current connections are deepened and new ones likely to occur.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

Powerful feelings can have an effect on your work with this Cancer Full Moon in your 6th House of Employment. You could be feeling moody or insecure about your job, but the higher purpose of this lunation is to engage you more deeply in your daily tasks. You’re being pushed beyond your intellect to tap into emotions that don’t make immediate sense, but which might show you the way to happiness.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)

This could be a delicious Cancer Full Moon because it falls in your 5th House of Play, Creativity and Romance. Opening your heart can, of course, lead to some emotional excess, but it’s smarter and safer than suppressing your feelings. Finding an outlet to express yourself through love, art, and imagination is not only exciting, but can build your confidence and make you a more powerful presenter of your ideas.

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Current Moon Phase for Jan. 14th – Waxing Gibbous

Gibbous Moon

(waxing/95% of Full)

Distractions from the outside begin pressing into your world. Analysis is favored, reevaluating all the various factors you are dealing with. It’s a time to process information and effectively integrate your aims with the people in your immediate environment. This is a good time for organizing things. This Moon phase is suited for synthesis: coming up with a practical plan for getting from point A to point B. Adjustment is required

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Current Moon Phase for January 13 – Waxing Gibbous

Gibbous Moon

(waxing/95% of Full)

Distractions from the outside begin pressing into your world. Analysis is favored, reevaluating all the various factors you are dealing with. It’s a time to process information and effectively integrate your aims with the people in your immediate environment. This is a good time for organizing things. This Moon phase is suited for synthesis: coming up with a practical plan for getting from point A to point B. Adjustment is required.

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Current Moon Phase for January 10th – Waxing Gibbous

Gibbous Moon

(waxing/75% of Full)

Distractions from the outside begin pressing into your world. Analysis is favored, reevaluating all the various factors you are dealing with. It’s a time to process information and effectively integrate your aims with the people in your immediate environment. This is a good time for organizing things. This Moon phase is suited for synthesis: coming up with a practical plan for getting from point A to point B. Adjustment is required.

 

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Daily Cosmic Calendar for January 9th

Keep a notebook by your bed to record dreams, visions and out-of-the-body excursions as the Moon makes a sextile of 60-degrees to Neptune (12:57AM). Feelings of deja vu and telepathic communications abound as the Moon and Chiron connect via 60-degrees (2:07PM).  The trend of high-level thinking and psychic advancement continues as Mercury makes an inspirational, 72-degree to Uranus (3:49PM). Mercury in association with its higher-guardian planet Uranus can open wide the gates of knowledge and wisdom.  The Moon is in earthy Taurus all day and a late-evening 60-degree connection by the lunar orb with Jupiter (10:49PM) are steering you toward golden opportunities — especially in the fine and graphic arts or along literary-educational lines. [Note to readers: All times are calculated for Pacific Standard Time. Be sure to adjust all times according to your own local time so the alignments noted above will be exact for your location.]

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Daily Cosmic Calendar for January 2nd

The Moon is void in Capricorn from 3:13AM (during a potentially loving-nurturing and business-reinforcing Moon-Venus union) to 9:04AM when the lunar orb enters Aquarius. Adding to the early 2014 possible misery-loves-company index are a Moon-Saturn parallel (4:59AM), the Sun in Capricorn square to Mars in Libra (4:15PM), and Mercury in Capricorn opposite Jupiter in Capricorn (11:12PM).  While the Moon’s entry into the eleventh zodiacal sign can emphasize team sports, group projects, community activities and participation in global causes close to your heart and philosophy of life, the quartet of the Sun, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter creates a tension-filled T-Square type triangle with the red planet Mars at the fulcrum. Therefore, wisdom dictates the need for care and conservative behavior patterns to replace unruly, rash attitudes and approaches to resolving difficulties at work or on the home front.  The Moon forming a supportive sextile of 60-degrees to Uranus (10:47PM) can provide some positive leverage — helping you garner intuitive flashes that assist in making breakthroughs in higher consciousness. [Note to readers: All times are calculated for Pacific Standard Time. Be sure to adjust all times according to your own local time so the alignments noted above will be exact for your location.]

Current Moon Phase – New Moon

New Moon

(waxing/4% of illumination)

The New Moon is a time best suited for new beginnings! For the first 48 hours following the exact time of the New Moon each month, a window of opportunity opens for making wishes that, if noted, come true in the days and months ahead. There is a tremendous amount of enthusiasm in the atmosphere, making it a great time to go forward and begin projects that you feel instinctively attracted to initiating. Follow your impulses and let yourself make new starts in areas that are important to you.

Your Daily Horoscopes for Tuesday, December 31

New Year’s resolutions take on more intense layers of meaning this year because communicator Mercury hooks up with passionate Pluto. Commitments are not made lightly today and any deviation from the truth could be met with immediate hostility as Mercury squares warrior Mars. However, even the Moon’s shift into serious Capricorn at 1:01 pm EST isn’t enough to keep us grounded as Mercury also forms otherworldly alignments with Saturn and Neptune.

Aries Horoscope

(Mar 21 – Apr 19)

Listening to the voice of reason isn’t easy today as trickster Mercury squares your key planet Mars. Your words are more combative than you realize, especially if you open your mouth before considering anyone else’s point of view. Fortunately, you can minimize the negative impact of your rash reaction by simply remembering to be respectful of other people’s feelings. Acting for the good of all creates more harmony than just looking out for yourself.

Taurus Horoscope

(Apr 20 – May 20)

You Bulls tend to dig in your heels (or hoofs), especially on a day like today when you could be provoked to fight back to maintain ownership of what you assume is rightfully yours. However, your opinions can magically turn into facts now. Unfortunately, you begin to believe them so intensely that you can’t hear someone’s contrasting point of view. Remaining open to new information improves your connections with those around you.

Gemini Horoscope

(May 21 – Jun 20)

Since you’re often the one to change your mind, others might be surprised if you stick with a specific course of action now, even when easier choices become available. You are currently attracted to complex entanglements; you need to experience the deep emotions that often slip through your fingers. Luckily, excitement accompanies you on this profound journey today, stimulating your innate curiosity so you can learn more about yourself and those you love.

Cancer Horoscope

(Jun 21 – Jul 22)

You might have to stand up to someone today who refuses to give you what you want. You could even feel attacked by a person who accuses you of using your vulnerability to get your way. It’s challenging to let down your guard and share your true feelings; you may think it’s safer to keep your desires hidden. However, you can earn respect and admiration now if you reveal your softer sign without surrendering your integrity.

Leo Horoscope

(Jul 23 – Aug 22)

You’re so eager to work hard today that your peers will either follow your lead or just step out of your way. Even if others try to talk you into taking an easier path, you already know where you’re going and how you’re getting there. Luckily, you can accomplish more than you realize now if you remain methodical in your approach. Nevertheless, being obsessed with the details is counterproductive. Making a concrete plan is helpful as long as it has built-in flexibility, enabling you to respond to the changing circumstances

Virgo Horoscope

(Aug 23 – Sep 22)

You might try anything to keep your social plans from falling apart today, yet the planetary line-up in your 5th House of Enjoyment could have you preoccupied with wanting to have fun. Remember, issuing heavy-handed commands as if you were a drill sergeant isn’t the most effective management style. Instead, lead by example while also indulging in some personal playtime. Relaxing your control makes this a more pleasant and productive day for everyone involved. Leave some room for the element of surprise.

Libra Horoscope

(Sep 23 – Oct 22)

You may feel emotionally volatile today as powerful desires build until the pressure becomes unbearable. Although something dramatic could happen, it doesn’t have to become an eruption or a meltdown if you stay aware of your feelings throughout the day. Positive change is possible if you are willing to leave your familiar routines behind and jump into unknown territory with an open heart.

Scorpio Horoscope

(Oct 23 – Nov 21)

Your two key planets, Mars and Pluto, are both feeling the stress as their forces motivate you into action now. It’s not wise to be passive today, letting circumstances develop until you’ve lost control. Express what you want without issuing any ultimatums or placing expectations on others. Say what you mean and then let the situation unfold on its own without being overly attached to the final outcome. Fortunately, you can claim your power while still being kind in the process.

Sagittarius Horoscope

(Nov 22 – Dec 21)

Everything in your life seems up for grabs today. You may not feel as if you’re in control and can’t yet put your finger on where the current changes are taking you. Simultaneously, it might appear that your options are narrowing. But even if you are still committed to making something happen now, don’t act out of desperation. Thankfully, your current sense of urgency will fade, giving you more time to make your dreams come true

Capricorn Horoscope

(Dec 22 – Jan 19)

You could be running a bit short of patience today and you may want to handle your frustration by taking direct action. You’re growing tired of waiting for everyone else to get going as chatty Mercury joins powerful Pluto in your 1st House of Personality. If necessary, be prepared to forge ahead on your own while also remembering the wisdom of judicious self-restraint. There are no black-or-white solutions, so consider all your options now before resuming your drive to success.

Aquarius Horoscope

(Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Bringing an unfinished project to a conclusion makes room for new and exciting opportunities now that a potent multi-planet conjunction focuses energy into your 12th House of Endings. But beginning your next phase will be more difficult if you are still carrying the weight of old baggage. Don’t waste time worrying about what’s around the next corner. Lightening your load today prepares you for the challenges of the future.

Pisces Horoscope

(Feb 19 – Mar 20)

A complex emotional issue that’s been brewing within your family or a group of friends must be brought out into the open today. The expression of hidden emotions is a good first step in a necessary process, even if the revealed information isn’t pretty. But rather than fearfully withdrawing in denial, be open to the rainbow of possibilities that might be out there beyond your current trials and tribulations.

Take a Sneak Peak at the Upcoming New Year 2014

2014 Astrology Horoscopes

by Jeff Jawer

A great awakening

Astrology’s two largest true planets shape our aspirations and accomplishments. One, visionary Jupiter, begins the year in the sensitive Water sign of Cancer, where ambitions, beliefs and truths come through our emotions.

The other, karmic Saturn, spends virtually all of 2014 in fellow Water sign, Scorpio, which challenges us to look more deeply into our desires and to reevaluate our relationships. Answers we seek about career and life purpose are more likely to arise from instinct than intellect.

Major decisions need to feel right to ensure we’re on the appropriate path. However, the tender nature of Water signs makes it possible to allow fear to undercut self-confidence and keep us from making important decisions. Considering the possible risks of our actions makes sense, but not when they deter us from seeking solutions and pressing ahead with our plans.

A bolder attitude emerges when generous Jupiter enters outgoing Leo on July 16. The planet of expansion’s 12-month stay in this commanding Fire sign encourages creativity, self-expression and teaches us the meaning of life through love, play and children. Egos may be expanded during this transit, but if that’s what it takes to fully tap into and show off our talents, it’s worth the price.

Uranus square Pluto continues shaking things up

Profound personal and collective shifts continue in year three of the ongoing squares between revolutionary Uranus and transformational Pluto. These slow-moving planets began their series of seven challenging right angles in 2012, and they won’t finish until March 2015.

This year they cross paths on April 21 and December 14, which can be critical periods of disturbance. Yet these planets also present opportunities for breakthroughs in institutions and individuals. Being flexible and open are the best ways to reduce stress and increase chances for making profound discoveries.

Jupiter participates in this process on January 31 when it opposes Pluto, and on February 26 during its square to Uranus. We may be wound up with nervous energy or caught in a downward spiral of mistrust that arouses questions about future plans.

Revolution is in the air

However, April 20 is potentially the most powerful part of the year as Jupiter repeats these aspects with both outer planets on the same day. Rising tides of revolution, rebellion, innovation and extremism may occur around this time. Fears and hopes can both be exaggerated in a volatile environment that might even spur natural disasters.

Still, the point is not to run and hide during potentially dangerous times. This is, rather, a period when minds awaken and ambitions are intensified to radically reshape our worlds. Being proactive is more likely to produce a desirable outcome than trying to duck this cosmic tsunami.

Heading in new romantic directions

2014 opens with love planet Venus backpedaling in serious Capricorn. Love may not flow very easily during this retrograde cycle. On January 31, however, sweet Venus stops in her tracks and will slowly start moving forward to take relationships, romance and resources in new directions. Allowing these patterns to play out slowly will produce better results than leaping into liaisons, investing money or making personal judgments impulsively.

On March 1, assertive Mars turns tail in diplomatic Libra, where it will be retrograde until May 19. The planet of initiative’s reversal can cause delays that demand that we take a second look at where, how and with whom we commit our energies.