January 27-February 2, 2011

by Carrie Megginson
Published on January 27, 2011, 1:24am | Comments

Heavenly Round-Up: You're still swimming against the tide. There's more good news there than you may be accustomed to noticing. One, you're still swimming. (You haven't yet sunk.) Two, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. (You haven't sunk yet, right?) So, you're better than you were a year ago. You're more capable than you were a year ago. You haven't gotten everything done yet, but you're prepped now that you know what you're doing and for whom and why. What more do you want?

Aries: Is this a case of ''better the devil you know''? When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Are you settling? Are you resigned to your station in life? Are you limited by your own conditions, or are you confusing those around you – and their issues – with yourself? Act!

Taurus: You could if you wanted to, but you don't choose to do much of anything at this particular moment. Or so you like to say (quietly, under your breath). After all, this is the hibernating time of the year. But get ready to burst, active and evolved, from your chrysalis in spring.

Gemini: You're thinking hard about your shortcomings and your oversights and your faux pas, and all the rest of where you didn't git 'er done. Go ahead, wallow in it if you think it will make you feel any worse, since we both know you won't feel better from it. Call Libra.

Cancer: Whether it's what you want, or whether it's what you'll have to put up with in any case is almost a wholly moot point. You are ''here'' with a big red arrow. It's time to figure out where ''here'' is relative to where you want to be and what you would prefer to be doing.

Leo: Is it you? No, it really isn't. The world has its tail in a knot, and you're a bystander who's been sucked into the center of the action by propinquity alone. Now that you're at the heart of the matter, you might see what kind of networking you could do to your advantage.

Virgo: Your resources are nearly dragging you under. They demand so much of your energy, and in return all you feel is drained. Yeah, but isn't that true for everyone else? Maybe not to the extent that it has been for you. Take a deep, deep breath and listen for prosperity.

Libra: You're getting by. You're marking time. You're hanging in there. But are you going places? Are you hitting your marks? Are you walking the talk? Wouldn't you rather reassess than continue on with your unfulfilling trajectory? You have the technology. Clue!

Scorpio: This is the best of times. This is the worst of times. This is one of those times. So now you know where you stand, you may have to choose to ignore the Sturm und Drang in order to get with the program, get caught up and get on with the big picture, ASAP.

Sagittarius: You believe. You don't need proof. But how will you reassure and comfort those who are more bound to the world of facts and linear comprehension? How will you engage those for whom imagination is anathema? How will you get universal buy-in? Wear paisley.

Capricorn: You have been to the mountaintop, but the air was pretty thin. So you've dropped back down to your base camp. No one told you what to expect when you finally achieved the peak of your ambition, did they? You can reformulate. You can revise. You can if you want.

Aquarius: This is not the end of the world. This is the end of the world we know at present. This is the end of the world we took for granted. This is the beginning of a future worth having. This is the beginning of the journey toward your values and ideals. Shop Saturday.

Pisces: You're in the catbird seat, and you don't mind the view, though you'd prefer to have some company. You're in the driver's seat. You like all the knobs and dials and levers, but you'd be even happier if you had someone along who knew what they're all for. Right?

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