September 30-October 6, 2010

by Carrie Megginson
Published on September 30, 2010, 3:05am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: Since it's already too late to watch what you say, now you'll have to get proactive about doing damage control on the fallout thereof. Happily, you've resolved to turn over a fresh emotional leaf, and you're not even sullen about being called on to ante up on your good intentions so very promptly. How will you make good? How will you recreate a positive atmosphere? How will you keep things from getting so far out of hand next time? Use your shoulders to push.

Aries: Listen to the wind. There's a message. You're meant to feel nostalgic and to gaze backward into your formative years. There's a piece of information about your core values and formation that you've lost sight of lately. Collect your past and use it as a force for good.

Taurus: You've been lost before, but this is fairly profound. Can you get where you're going if you don't know where you are? It's a tossup, but you can stack the odds with only a little shifting and rearranging of the plan at hand. You'd do well to welcome the random neighbor.

Gemini: You are so busted. And you don't even care, since you got what you came for and you're leaving before the whole thing gets any more gothic than it already is. Only, what about what you're leaving behind? If you won't hire a maid service, you could leave a tip.

Cancer: You're on a roll, but it seems to be downhill and in the dark and all bumpy. This reaping-as-you-sowed thing is not very delightful, and you had no idea back in the day what those seeds would turn out to be. But there's a market for your harvest. Get creative. Make a friend.

Leo: Sense is at a premium when everyone else is running around like chickens with their heads cut off. You're conflicted – you want to be a ninny, too, but you're seeing too clearly to let yourself go like that. Your reward for staying cool will manifest in a darker moment. Open.

Virgo: Constant pressure yields good things, sometimes. Or it can crack and crumble the very foundations of selfhood. You have both the fortitude and the flexibility to make it whole through this trial. Don't give up. Don't give in. Don't give it all away before you see for yourself.

Libra: Pernicious? Not hardly. At worst, you were thoughtless. At best, you were distracted. In either instance, you're in pretty good shape overall – karma speaking. You might do something about the physical, since you want to look your best in those upcoming meetings.

Scorpio: Once upon a time you let yourself believe in happily ever after. Nowadays, you're more alert to the exigencies of reality. You want something more grounded: reality, say. You wouldn't be feeling so hoist by your own petard if you could trust others a little more.

Sagittarius: Peace at any price is too high a price to pay. Unless you're willing to be the Second Polish Republic. So strap on your battered armor and get the old nag saddled. It's time to shine with a good back-light and ride in to save the day. You'll collect a greater reward than you knew.

Capricorn: It can take a long time for great things to happen. You have the fortitude to wait out the long fallow period preceding your inevitable success and subsequent payoff. But will you be happy with the fruit of your labors when it arrives? Compromise is not indicated here.

Aquarius: You've been in the "look but don't touch" zone for long enough. Will you keep your hands in your pockets forever? Will you modestly avert your eyes? Will you contain your enthusiasm behind a wall of bonhomie? You don't have to, but you do have to choose.

Pisces: Pretending is fun, up to a point. You're a great believer in acting as though the situation were what you want until it catches up with your intent and desire. But then there's tiresome reality. Sometimes we can't believe a thing into reality. What's your fallback position?

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