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November Horoscopes 2017

Important dates: November 1, All Saints Day; 7th, Election Day; and the 23rd, Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is one of the most traveled holidays of the year and it is any wonder that it is? This day signifies being with family and friends whom you love and want a relationship with even though you may be separated by distance throughout the year, whether for college reasons, a new career or a spouses job change, we all try to come together during the holidays to be with the people we love.

Being through personal difficulties since December 28th when my father passed from pneumonia, then my brother unexpectedly died of a stroke while I was having hip surgery in January, a very good friend passed on St. Patrick’s Day and a woman (my first astrology teacher, Freda Flood who had been like a second mom to me for 48 years), died on Memorial Day, I now fully understand what Thanksgiving is all about. Its about being surrounded by those who make you who you are. Its being around the people who have always supported you when perhaps no one else did, or those who were always there no matter what the circumstances. Its about people loving you for you and not for your accomplishments, your status or how much money you had in the bank. It is about unconditional love between the two of you that no external force could change.

I encourage you to be with your relatives and friends during this holiday season and be grateful for them, even if you think theyre strange or odd! Embrace them. Because once theyre gone, you will no longer have their wisdom, knowledge, love, compassion and friendship to guide you through the rest of your life. I miss my family and friends a great deal, but they will always live on in my heart. My sincere wish for you is to have all those people whom you love with you on Thanksgiving Day and for the rest of the holidays. Show them your love; its important.

MOON PHASE

DATE

DEGREE & SIGN

TIME

Full Moon

04

11 Taurus 59

01:23 AM

Last Quarter

10

18 Leo 38

03:36 PM

New Moon

18

26 Scorpio 19

06:42 AM

First Quarter

26

04 Pisces 38

12:03 PM

Planets in the morning sky Venus thru the 28th, Mars, and Jupiter from the 9th. Dont confuse Venus with Jupiter mid-month. Venus is brighter.
Planets in the night sky Mercury and Saturn. Mercury is brighter than Saturn.
Retrogrades Uranus all month and Neptune goes Direct on the 22nd.
The sun will go into Sagittarius on November 21.

 

ARIES – March 20 April 18

Get ready for many family discussions about the holidays and other matters that keep you on your toes. You thought a lot of this madness was behind you; however, you have a little bit more to go. Deal with issues as they happen and dont respond as you always do react instead. The calmer you remain, the calmer the situation will be. This is a great time to get things settled with siblings and family members in general. If having the holidays at your home, be prepared ahead of time and dont let others tell you what you should have or who you should invite. It is time to set some boundaries. Finances may be too confusing now to make a final decision on what needs to be done, but start the process going.


TAURUS – April 19 May 19

You are surprised, but family life seems to improve. You are getting your way about holiday plans and are deciding whether or not to have the Thanksgiving dinner at your home. If not practical, you may be deciding what you need to make for the occasion and take it to another family members home. For a holiday season, you tend to be a bit under the weather or somewhat depressed. Maybe its the holidays, but it seems as if you need to get things decided in your life and you may even have to move on with or dismiss plans that you have already made. Career gets crazy and you feel as if you are overburdened with stress and continuous questions from people who could not possibly know what you are going through.

GEMINI – May 20 June 20

Love issues may be stirring and you may have to make some difficult decisions about your romantic future. Being too sensitive now will not help you decide what you need to do to be happy. Handle your concerns with intellect and logic and you will make perfect decisions. Your creativity and artistic abilities are proven over and over again. You get into so many different areas of expertise that you sometimes even amaze yourself. Asking what you could make or bring to a family gathering will be very much appreciated, but if you are too busy, stopping at a gourmet bakery or fruit shop will keep you in good graces. Its the thought that counts.

CANCER – June 21 July 21

Even though you may be invited out or having a special get together at your home for the holidays, make sure you have plenty of alone time to spend with the one you love. You may need some special time together to get over any disagreements or things that have not been settled. Partnerships are going well. Different viewpoints need to be considered and a compromise that will benefit both of you would be best. Career is going well and there may even be some interesting changes that you will be quite surprised with. This is a good time to stand up for yourself and let others know that you now have boundaries which they may not cross.

LEO – July 22 August 21

Be efficient, effective, and organized this month. People are depending upon you. Money issues can be dealt with properly and easily if you just realize that some habits may have to change. You can be the most delightful host/hostess when you want to be, so put on that smile, make the best dinner you could possibly make and if there are any negative people at your gathering, ignore them for the sake of the holiday. There’s always one to bring everyone else down, but it is not going to happen to you this year. You are prepared, you feel energized and ready for anything. Keep the peace within the family and especially keep an eye on your partner.

VIRGO – August 22 September 21

Many new positive changes will affect you and your partner. Money issues may really start to annoy the both of you as it is being spent without thinking what your partner would say. Some compromise and good conversation are all that is needed to deflate the possible explosion of emotion. If money is tight during the holidays, you can always ask family and friends to bring a side dish or dessert (as well as their favorite drink) to your holiday dinner. Many people do this, so join the club so you do not have to get stressed out. Your creativity and innovative ideas will help get you that promotion or more responsibility for more money that you’ve been dreaming of.

LIBRA September 22 October 22

You seem to be very sensitive and overly emotional now. Nothing is as bad as all that and you know you can handle life if you take care of things one thing at a time or one day at a time. Handle the responsibilities and obligations you were meant to. The holidays should actually make you feel more confident about your life; getting into the spirit with decorations and gift giving will be an absolute joy for you. Partnerships confuse you and you just need to be more self confident and gather up your inner strength and courage to make important decisions. Do not procrastinate too long on important decisions because some of the opportunities will pass you by. Traveling for the holidays is a possibility if you can find the money and decide on where you would like to go.

SCORPIO – October 23 November 20

There is much intense energy going on in your life especially in career. Good opportunities are on their way and there may even be a raise or promotion in the near future. If having any festivities at your home, be sure to do a little each day so that you are not overwhelmed at home. You need to clean the house one day, prepare food on the next day and then cook everything on the third. You will be so organized that you will amaze others with your organizational skills. In this way, you may also join your guests because everything will be ready ahead of time. There seems to be an abundance of good luck and interesting decisions that will lead you into new beginnings and new ventures. Be open to change.

SAGITTARIUS – November 21 December 20

Think of inviting friends to your home that may not have anywhere to go during the holidays. Even if you are fortunate enough to have family and friends around you, not everyone does, so count your blessings. Friendships will be very important now, so be prepared to know who is or is not your friend. When new people come into your life that seems as if they want to be your new best friend, be very careful about telling them many secrets. Deception, secrets and talking behind your back (gossip from jealousy or envy) is very probable. Stand up for yourself and dont pretend you dont know it exists. If you dont stand up for yourself, it just gets worse. Saving more can help you long term. Just buy what you need and not what you want at this time.

CAPRICORN – December 21 January 18

There seems to be a total change in the way you perceive things; you also want to change what you are not happy with. Your personal style, wardrobe and perhaps even holiday decorations or traditions are all equally on the chopping block. Caps want to looker younger, thinner, and healthier and so you start many new regiments of a healthier you from exercising to eating better. You are also trying to be calmer and may even want to study meditation or learn how to contact your angels for whatever blessings you need in your life. As far as the holidays, it depends on what you want to do now. It seems like a small intimate dinner for Thanksgiving is on the agenda. You are getting tired of too many people around you, especially those who are always needy and asking you for favors.

AQUARIUS – January 19 – February 17

You are so good with money and you are doing even more in budgeting what you have and trying to get the most of your funds. The holidays are going to be a bit more frugal this year (as with most people), but you are going to shop at sales, auctions, flea markets and thrift stores and will do very well. If having the Thanksgiving holiday at your home, be decisive and ask others to bring the things you will need to make your generosity go a little bit further. A bottle of liquor or appetizers are always a nice way for others to participate in the holiday. Do you want to start your own home-based business? Many decisions need to be made so you can move forward without any interruption in your routine. You need to leave the stress behind.

PISCES February 18 March 19

Your finances seem to be going in a much better direction if you dont do something ridiculous like gamble or play the lottery. Keep extra funds in a bank so you can save to have whatever it is you need. This is not the time to buy anything that you want now and you can get those items by just putting them on your Christmas list. If Thanksgiving is at your home, why not make it fun by having an early afternoon buffet lunch and then having finger foods later in the day with coffee and desserts. This type of set up will keep the pressure off of you and will allow others to mingle and chat with one another. You may want to learn many different religions or metaphysical subjects or just may want to take new classes that will help you on a spiritual level.

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Rev. Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years. Call 570-215-4223 for a confidential tarot or astrology phone reading or to get more information about an in-home Feng Shui consultation. Websites: www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com.

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October Horrorscopes 2017

Important dates:  Sukkoth and Harvest Moon on the 5th, Columbus Day on the 9th, United Nations’ Day 24th and Orionids meteor showers on the 24th and Halloween/Samhain on the 31st.

Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the “darker half” of the year. Traditionally, it is celebrated from 31 October to 1 November, as the Celtic day began and ended at sunset.

Also called:  Samhuinn/Samhainn (Scottish Gaelic); Sauin (Manx Gaelic).

Celebrations:  Bonfires, guising/mumming, divination, feasting, trick or treating.

Significance: End of the harvest season, beginning of winter. 

As millions of children and adults participate in the fun of Halloween on the night of October 31st, few will be aware of its ancient Celtic roots in the Samhain (Samain) festival. In Celtic Ireland about 2,000 years ago, Samhain was the division of the year between the lighter half (summer) and the darker half (winter). At Samhain, the division between this world and the other world was at its thinnest, allowing spirits to pass through.

The family’s ancestors were honored and invited home whilst harmful spirits were warded off. People wore costumes and masks to disguise themselves as harmful spirits and thus avoid harm. Bonfires and food played a large part in the festivities. The bones of slaughtered livestock were cast into a communal fire, household fires were extinguished and started again from the bonfire. Food was prepared for the living and the dead, food for the ancestors who were in no position to eat it, was ritually shared with the less well off.

Christianity incorporated the honoring of the dead into the Christian calendar with All Saints (All Hallows) on November 1st, followed by All Souls on November 2nd. The wearing of costumes and masks to ward off harmful spirits survived as Halloween customs. The Irish emigrated to America in great numbers during the 19th century especially around the time of potato famine in Ireland during the 1840’s. The Irish carried their Halloween traditions to America, where today it is one of the major holidays of the year. Other traditions through time have blended into Halloween, for example the American harvest time tradition of carving pumpkins.*
*Wikipedia

 

MOON PHASE DATE DEGREE & SIGN TIME
Full Moon/Harvest Moon 05 12 Aries 43 02:40 PM
Last Quarter 12 19 Cancer 22 08:25 AM
New Moon 19 26 Libra 35 03:12 PM
First Quarter 27 04 Aquarius 41 06:22 PM

 

Planets in the morning sky Venus and Mars.
Planets in the evening sky Mercury from the 23rd, Jupiter thru the 13th and Saturn
Retrogrades Uranus, and Neptune goes direct on the 22nd.
The sun will go into Scorpio on the 23rd.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

Some personal changes seem to be on the horizon as well.  You are thinking with more determination and showing more persistence in what you want to do. You are taking the bull by the horns and doing what you feel is right for you.  The work place needs to be more nurturing as it is currently a place of stress, exhaustion and never-ending tasks and responsibilities.  It would be in your best interest if you could rest more, go out with friends or family, and have a good time. Home life may bring some unexpected changes which will take you by surprise.  In the end, these are good changes which push you into an environment or situation which is much more positive than your current circumstances.

’TAURUS – April 19 – May 19

This is a month where you can truly have some fun with your family and friends.  Romance is also very interesting now.  Your schedule is tiresome.  You work long hours and they need to be adjusted for better health. You over do everything. Your friends may cause you some issues and as usual you have to save the day, but all in all, a good month filled with some surprises, good luck and lots of activity.  You will be going places, having guests visit your home and you may even host a Halloween party at the last minute. You don’t have to do all the cooking or entertaining.  Ask friends to bring their special gourmet dish so that everyone shares in the cooking expense.

“GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

Getting in touch with your feminine side is important to understand why you help so many.  You are the caregiver or caretaker of your family and friends.  Focus on your goals and dreams, move towards them a little each day and before you know it, you have reached your dreams and have proved to everyone that you can do whatever it is you want to do.  Relationships seem to blossom and are progressing smoothly. Business and personal partnerships (marriage included) go in a much more positive direction; however, you may be thinking of a time to change partners in a relationship if you are bored or feel as if the oomph has left your relationship.  The choice is yours. 

CANCER – June 21 – July 21
Update all important papers when you have the time. Getting your finances in order is a good thing.  Friends will get you out of the house and encourage you to have fun.  There is so much you want to accomplish, so start with one project or task at a time and soon you will have many projects done.  This is a time to show your creativity and craftsmanship with Halloween costumes for the little ones or for yourself if you go out with your friends.  This is a great time to start making presents for the December holiday gift giving season. Homemade gifts are always appreciated and remembered.

•LEO – July 22 – August 21
Dealing with women can be interesting as it seems that arguing is eminent.  Be careful of your words because you apparently annoy some of the women in your life.  It’s a good time to travel or continue with your studies towards a degree or certification.  This is an amazing time to buckle down and study hard as the rewards will be greater than you thought.  It’s also a time where your philosophies of life may change, whether religious, spiritual or mundane; you are looking at life from many different perspectives.  Ideas that you thought you believed may surprise you and you seem to be turning towards another belief or point of view.

VIRGO – August 22 – September 21
You need to change something important in your life. Be direct, get answers, change what needs to be changed and move forward in a very positive manner.  Everything is before you now, so handle those responsibilities and deliver on your promises to others. Your career is interesting and challenging at the same time.  You are interested in furthering your career, but are unsure if it will be in the same field or with the same company.  The options are all around you and you will do well in either your current company or finding employment elsewhere.  Your contribution to either will be beneficial.  You have ambition now and do not want to be at the bottom of the ladder. 

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

This is a month where you shine in almost everything you do.  Librans are feeling a sense of total accomplishment.  Even though many recent changes have made you take another path, this is a good thing.  You will be self-sufficient and learn how to make good decisions for yourself now.  You are happy, feel confident and your self-esteem level is at an all-time high.  You are pursuing things that you left on the back burner for too long and getting so many things done. Thinking about travel, fun, doing things differently and making important decisions are all on your mind.

˜SCORPIO – October 23 – November 20
Friends, groups and associations are important now as well as getting to know who your true friends are and who are the ones who use you on a regular basis.  Even though many of the changes in your life the last couple of months are of your doing, things are still a bit confused and unsettled.  Big changes take a long time to get used to and to work properly.  Helping out your family and friends seem to be your never-ending lot in life, but at some point, you need to take care of yourself.  You may experience a bit of sadness or depression since you feel that you have trusted so many around you and find out that there have been a few betrayals.  You will bounce back because you do have so many other wonderful people in your life who truly love and care for you.

SAGITTARIUS – November 21 – December 20

What a great month to reinvent yourself.  Get a makeover, or perhaps a new hair cut or color.  It doesn’t have to be a party for anything in particular, but just have the people around you who mean a lot to you. It’s a great time to catch up and find out what has been going on in everyone’s lives. So many positive changes are coming your way within your home life and/or career. For you snowbirds, it’s time to get everything organized and focused for your six- month trek down South for the winter.  You feel refreshed and exuberant about your life and want others to share the joy you feel at this time.  Have a party to show how much you appreciate your family and friends.

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 18

Family relationships improve as long as you don’t talk about money. Sibling relationships in particular start to take on a new, closer direction.  A lot of good fortune and luck will be available to you now, so it would be good if you planned in which areas of your life you will take a chance, move forward or change something that isn’t quite right.  Getting expert opinions about how to make your money grow would be a positive step to ensuring your future financial security.  Figuring out what you can and cannot do would be an important step to realizing how you can live your life without draining your resources.

AQUARIUS – January 19 — February 17

Family is important now.  Helping out where you can is very much appreciated. Being drained is not going to help you achieve your goals.  Limit the amount of time you talk to those who really need your help as they are draining the life out of you. Being tired at work is unacceptable and will make your performance on the job mediocre, so you do need to get a good night’s sleep.  Let your troubles and negative thoughts leave you when it is bedtime.  You are always there for the underdog anyway or ready to help a family member with any issue or concern that comes their way.  Be sure that you also take care of yourself as well.

œPISCES – February 18 – March 19
What a wonderful time to start an art or music class. You seem to be very artistic and creative, so whatever you feel are your strengths should now be recognized and nurtured.  You have unbelievable talent in many areas, but you need to focus that energy on finding out what your passion is so you will always enjoy what you create.  Teaching others your creative gifts would be a blessing to so many. Things may not always be the way they seem.  You are being drawn into obscure and bizarre circumstances with family, friends and neighbors.  It is up to you to make sure that everyone is on the same page or at the very least sees reality in these areas of conflict or difficulty.  Speak carefully to others as you may feel it is imperative to tell a fib or two and then you will get caught.

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Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years.  Please contact her at her PA phone number: 570-215-4223 for a confidential tarot or astrology phone reading or to get more information about an in-home Feng Shui consultation. www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com.

 

September Horoscopes 2017

Special days this month are: Labor Day on the 4th, Grandparents’ Day on the 10th, Rosh Hashanah begins on the 21st as well as International Day of Peace.

NUMEROLOGY KEY WORD PERSONALITIES

Add your birth month, day and year together.  1 + 1 + 4 + 1 + 9 + 5 + 1 = 22 = 2 + 2 = 4. Add these numbers together and get them down to a single digit.  Brief descriptions follow:

1 – Male energy, a leader, ambition, attainment, happiness, fulfillment, glory, individualism, the self, arrogance, initiation, dominant, creative, birth, unique and all fire.

2 – Submission number, female energy, represents the other, love, adaptability, dance, devotion, the subconscious, water, twin flame, mediation, consideration, cooperation, dualism and balance.

3 – Denotes multiples, The Holy Trinity, faith, hope and charity, speech, wit, art, sensuality, immaturity, passion, creativity, surprise, change, sex, and culture.

4 – Stability, justice, earth, the conscious mind, civilization, traditional, profit, health, conviction, wisdom, progress, power and a good foundation.

5 – This number stands for the visionary, opportunities, symbols, story-telling, adventure, imagination, the subconscious mind, freedom, healing, choices, unconditional love, mercy, resourcefulness, the New Age, an assistant, invention and expansion.

6 – The protector, healer, children, empathetic tendencies, intuition, sympathy, sensitivity, sustenance, community, circulation, charity, balance, sorcery, simplicity and a nurturing spirit.

7 – The analyst, thinker, science, study, literature, logic, secrets, religion, rituals, knowledge, isolation, chastity, dignity, the collective consciousness, genius, and myth.

8 – Manifestation number including wealth, power, material well-being, the ego, business, employment, appearance, customs, exchange, reality, riches, investments and world transformation.

9 – The humanitarian, religious, spiritual, philanthropic, duty-bound, hardship, the higher self, spirit guides, faith, angel on Earth, faith in mankind, optimist, self-sacrifice, karma, Divine Wisdom.

MOON PHASE DATE DEGREE, SIGN & MINUTES TIME
Full Moon 06 13 Pisces 53 03:03 AM
Last Quarter 13 20 Gemini 40 02:25 AM
New Moon 20 27 Virgo 27 01:30 AM
First Quarter 27 05 Capricorn 11 10:53 PM

 

Planets in the morning sky Mercury from the 4th-28th; Venus, and Mars from the 12th.  Do not confuse Mercury with Mars mid-month.  Mercury is brighter.  Do not confuse Venus with Mars late-month; Venus is brighter.
Planets in the night sky Jupiter and Saturn
Retrogrades Mercury until the 5th, Uranus and Neptune all month, and Pluto goes direct on the 28th.
The sun will go into Libra on the Autumnal Equinox on September 22.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

Luck is behind you if you stand firm and decide you are going to make your life more positive and happy. Consider what steps you need for a happier and healthier life and start going in that direction a little each day. You feel a bit overwhelmed and confused about your direction in life and perhaps the universe is doing you a favor by forcing you to choose and/or make some important decisions. Creativity, romance and children are all being dealt with in a positive manner.  If you are in a rut or are doing the same thing over and over again with little results, it’s no wonder that the universe is pushing you into a new direction.

’TAURUS – April 19 – May 19

This is a great time to start new beginnings, perhaps look into buying a home instead of renting or to get a better job rather than being upset all of the time at your current one. It seems you are thinking about changing jobs because of office politics or because you feel you deserve more money.  It is about time that people give back some of the time and energy you have given them throughout the years. Health and partnerships go hand in hand this month. Pay attention to details so life can move in a forward direction. Even though times are extremely busy and confusing, there is a period where you will be lucky and things will expand beyond your dreams.

GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

Romantic and business partnerships are on the agenda.  How do they seem to be going?  Did you need to change an aspect or two?  Handling important paperwork also makes you get more organized and prepared for what life may bring you.  You are a very busy person who may at times make more work for yourself than is necessary.  Make time for fun.  You can’t work 24 hours a day although you feel that you need to get ahead.  Try to pay off debt or at least pay things on time to avoid late charges.  You are trying to save for certain items or at the very least want to accumulate some money in the bank for financial security. The old cliché is true, “Take time to smell the roses” before they’re gone. 

CANCER – June 21 – July 21

Higher education and your ability to understand new philosophies or religion will be tested.  You may be considering changing your major, course or school.  Take some time to book a trip to an event you’ve always wanted to attend or to a seminar or expo you think you would benefit from. Go to your local library for some free classes on subjects you’ve always wanted to study. You are curious about so many things, but don’t seem to have the time to do much about your passion to learn. Taking on-line courses may be the way to go as you can study in the comfort of your own home in your pajamas, if you wish, and with no makeup. 

LEO – July 22 – August 21

Creativity is at a high point so take advantage of this energy and passion.  Be sure whatever you get involved in is legal, thought through and that you are not living in denial.  This is also a time where you may feel that things couldn’t get more confusing or crazy, but you are wrong!  Life is exciting now with many new positive opportunities for you to grab if you are ready to go onto your next big life’s adventure. Long distance travel may be important now, so if you haven’t taken the trip you wanted to over the summer, this may be the time.  Prices are down and the crowds are minimized.  Good luck coming to you from your career.  

VIRGO – August 22 – September 21

You will have a good deal of opportunities to prove to upper management that you are right for a new position.  Be on guard, everyone is watching you to see if you are worthy of a promotion or transfer which includes more money.  So many wonderful options are given to you about your future career or work-related life. You feel better about so many things in your life and really feel as if you are doing a good job with whatever you are trying to accomplish.  Your future looks bright and you have so many wonderful chances to make your life the way you truly want it, so go for it.  

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

Friends are important now.  They seem to bring you good luck and will help you with whichever problems or issues you have.  This is also a great time to organize and materialize your hopes, dreams and wishes.  You take on too much and one of these days you will finally understand that others need to help you for a change and that you don’t always have to be the one to volunteer or take care of others. This is a time for you to handle your own responsibilities and to work hard to reach your goals.  Make sure you also take care of yourself by resting regularly.  You also seem to be very sensitive and have too much on your mind.  Instead of saying, “No, thanks, I can do it myself,” you are now going to say, “Yes, thank you.”  

˜SCORPIO – October 23 – November 20

There seems to be a lot of responsibilities on your shoulders and you are getting a bit angrier about not having the help you should from family.  You are ready for some changes in your life, but you have to find the areas of life you want changed and then do something about it.  It just won’t happen on its own. You may be just a little harder to get along with than usual because you have so much on your mind that you are not thinking about winning a popularity contest as well.  Life may throw you some curve balls, but you’ve been down this road before and know how to handle stress and responsibilities.  This is no different other than you will be stronger and more dedicated to getting what you want as you feel it is your turn to shine. 

SAGITTARIUS – November 21 – December 20

Take a new course, enjoy a lecture or teach a class in which you have an expertise.  Many changes are coming in the way you view yourself and your life.  You are coming out of your shell to meet the world and see what it has to offer.  The difficult times seem to be a thing of the past.  Money issues continue to on your mind so deal with personal finances as quickly as possible.  They keep you busy.  Deal with the issues that need your immediate attention and let the other issues stay on the back burner for now.  Remember that your projects are the most important even though you wish to help others.  Time management is imperative now if you want to accomplish everything. Writing or artistic projects take the center stage.  

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 19

Dealing with finances is a good thing.  You are making your financial decisions more logically and analytically than ever before.  Get everything in order once and for all.  Things lying around the house aren’t helping you to plan a bright new future.  Financial issues need to be addressed and if you decide that money has to be moved into something safer, or if you wish to save more, and spend less, etc., this is the time you need to do it.  Your dreams are being manifested easily so you may wish to be sure what you want in your life before you start attracting things that may not be in your best interest.

AQUARIUS – January 19 — February 17

This is a time for you to enjoy your life and not stress over the small stuff, so just let things go that don’t need to be in your life.  If work isn’t going your way, it may be time to look for something else to do for a living.  Things seem to change on a daily basis.  What a great time to sit down and write a book, in your journal or plan some short trips you have wanted to take for a very long time.  Communication with those you love is important now.  Be sure you are calm when you discuss volatile matters since you can’t take back things that you say even if you apologize for them.  This is also a time when you are running on empty.

œPISCES – February 18 – March 19

Work and home life seem to be at odds, but with some clever thought, you can turn life around to suit your needs.  However, it does not mean that you should stand idly by and do nothing about your own future. You know better. Creativity and artistic abilities are your friends this month.  You are perhaps redecorating your home or doing something very creative to make your home feel fantastic.  Home life starts to fall into place now.  Things that you feel you need in your life are a real possibility if you get up the initiative to follow through with plans and dreams.  Life is interesting and confusing at the same time.

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Rev. Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years.  Please contact her at her PA phone number: 570-215-4223 for a confidential tarot or astrology phone reading or to get more information about an in-home Feng Shui consultation. www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com.

August 2017 Horoscopes

Important dates this month:  the Lunar Eclipse on the 7th and the Solar Eclipse on the 21st.

The Solar and Lunar Eclipses

Both the solar and lunar eclipses this month are in positive signs.  The male or positive signs are Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius.  All other signs are considered to be the feminine or negative signs.  The solar eclipse is in Leo and the lunar eclipse is in Aquarius.  It has been some time that eclipses helped the positive signs.  In fact, it has been years since we have had a positive solar eclipse and that is why so many signs have been experiencing negativity, problems, hurdles, added responsibilities, depression, upset, fears, doubts, worries and anxieties.  When an eclipse is not in your positive or negative group, it does not give you ample opportunity or positive energy to make things go your way.  Things get blown out of proportion and life gets difficult.  They could result in issues with: family, partners, work, health or money and so many other areas of life.  Now you know one of the reasons why life isn’t treating you fairly.

But now that the eclipses are in positive signs, it will help us understand and resolve so many issues that we have lived with for far too long.  It will mend relationships, whether romantic, friendships or career, and it will help us sort out what our next steps in life should be.  What are your goals?  This is a great time to deal with your wish list of what you really want to happen in your life to help push you forward.  I usually don’t work with lunar eclipses too much because their effect is less than a month, but if you do, it rules your emotional life and your level of sensitivity.  It can heal you on so many levels as Mother Moon sends her blessings and good luck your way to deal with anything going on in your life from an emotional point of view.  However, the solar eclipse is like a video that gets played over and over again until the next one which is February 15, and then July 13 and August 11 in 2018.  So, this is a great time to plan that day as best you can.  Have time to work and play, rest, read, watch TV, exercise, start a new diet, be with friends and family you want to be with and avoid those you don’t.  It’s a great time to have a meal with your partner, family or kids so you will have more time during the next six months to do that.  Make it a special day and your next six months will also be that special.  Even if you are a negative sign, whatever you are doing on that day will also be your priorities for the next six months.  Be creative, have fun and do spend the time doing what you really want to be doing for the next six months.  Read article on www.vikkianderson.net under Articles to see all the things you should and should not do on an eclipse.  Make it a great one!

 

MOON PHASE

DATE

DEGREE & SIGN

TIME

Full Moon

Lunar Eclipse

07

15 Aquarius 25

02:11 PM

Last Quarter

14

22 Taurus 25

09:15 PM

New Moon

Solar Eclipse

21

28 Leo 53

02:30 PM

First Quarter

29

06 Sagittarius 11

04:13 AM

 

Planets in the morning sky Venus
Planets in the night sky Mercury thru the 20th, Jupiter and Saturn
Retrogrades Mercury from the 12th, Saturn goes direct on the 25th, Uranus on the 3rd, Neptune and Pluto all month.
Sun enters Virgo on the 22nd.

 

Leo A fixed, fire sign of positive polarity
Symbol The Lion
Colors Gold and scarlet
Ruling Planet The Sun
Rules The heart and spine
Keywords Leadership, generosity, enthusiasm, creative, dramatic and powerful.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

Your focus is changing dramatically.  You are now getting much more serious about your health, diet and exercise as well as perhaps getting into some charities so you can serve others.  Being so blessed, you want to share the blessings to the unfortunate.  Put time and energy in having some fun, romance, dealing with children or spending more time with them and generally having a wonderful time no matter what you’re doing.  Emotions are strong now and you seem so sensitive.  No one is out to get you and you really just need to calm down and see the real issues in front of you.  Your friends are there to back you up with any decision you make, but be sure to think things through carefully before making major decisions.  Dealing with romantic partners in a positive light seems like a great way to clear the path for a positive future together.  Handling limitations, responsibilities and obligations work in your best interest since you can use your intelligence to talk things through and compromise in many areas.  This seems to be a time where you are ready to leave the routine past behind and are ready for lots of fun.

’TAURUS – April 19 – May 19

Concentrating on your health is a good thing if it gets you to a doctor, otherwise, what’s the point.  So many issues can go wrong, so be sure to get a clean bill of health so you can continue to make your romantic relationships blossom.  Dealing with budgets, finances and career issues may be somewhat confusing and stressful, so this would be a great time to relax and make plans with family or friends.  You need to make many decisions. Make them! You are doing what you can do to make the situations in these areas as positive as possible, but your worry makes you rehash old issues. There seems to be so many unexpected expenditures in the near future that it would seem wise to hold off from buying all the things you want. Friends and family would love to help, but you seem to be much too secretive now and are not easily sharing your feelings or concerns.

“GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

Relationships (business, personal, romantic, friendships) are all highlighted this month.  Are you happy with these relationships or do some need to be adjusted or curtailed?  This is a perfect time to get more training or formal education.  You can also study about new and interesting traditions and philosophies.  Travel is indicated if you are willing and financially able; if not, you can have smaller day trips to local parks or events that are free or very reasonable.  You need to organize the rest of the year and figure out in which direction you should go.  Expanding your business would be great.  Even though you are juggling many projects, it does seem to be a wonderful time to take a few relaxing or fun classes.  You seem to have so many fears and worries around you and you must let many of them go. 

CANCER – June 21 – July 21

Stop worrying about finances and what you need to buy.  Whichever items you definitely need must be purchased for the good of your family and yourself.  However, don’t be an Ebenezer Scrooge.  Keep planning whatever vacations or getaways you wanted, but make sure you are getting the best price possible for accommodations and flights.  Many changes are coming your way and you should be prepared to make many good choices.  See whichever opportunities make the most sense and check them out.  As long as they seem appropriate, take them as you will be surprised at how fast you will be on the right road to a prosperous future while attracting more positive energy and opportunities. Your personal magnetism attracts many special people into your life which may be long term relationships of both friends and partners. Relationships improve. Everything you touch now turns to gold, so go for it!  Many new opportunities will be given to you so grab them or they will pass you by.

•LEO – July 22 – August 21

Career, education and philosophies are accentuated this month.  Vacations to far away shores are also highlighted for business or personal travel.  Foreigners in some way will come into your life and this is a great time to learn from another culture. Time to rise and shine.  You have so much to accomplish, but may be planning to do it all later since the nice weather is upon us.  Do one or two things daily so at the end of the week or month, you can see that you have accomplished much and will not feel guilty about taking off a day or two to relax and have fun.  You may be thinking in an exceptionally creative way to bring in romantic energy, so just enjoy. There is so much positive energy around you to help you get out, explore, move on, have fun and be in the moment, especially if there are summer time activities around you in which you wish to participate.  Long distance travel seems favored, so why not take a long-needed vacation?  

VIRGO – August 22 – September 21

You are getting more logical, analytical and logical about work.  You don’t want anything to go wrong within your career so you are stepping up and doing “too much” extra work.  Superiors are appreciative of your work, so just keep doing whatever it is you are doing.  You don’t have to strive to be a one person team!  Friends are important now, so make sure you know who are your true friends and who are using you for some reason.  One of the lessons you should learn now is that friends will give you reciprocal energy and help you whenever you need assistance rather than always taking from you.  Weeding out those who exhaust you would be in your best interest.  Many decisions need to be made, so think about them carefully before making them.  Don’t make snap decisions, but once you’ve decided on a course of action, stay with your plan.  Changes in work also seem to be imminent.  This seems like a good time to talk things over at work and at home with those important to you so you both parties are clearly understood.

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

Friendships, groups, associations, hopes, dreams and wishes are emphasized, so do whatever you can on the eclipse to make a wish list of what you want to happen for yourself and perhaps your partner, family or children, during the next six months.  Be proactive is asking for direction to issues, a path to take for harmonious relationships, or in controlling your finances a little bit better.  Whatever the issue, make a concerted effort to be positive and full of hope on the eclipse so your wishes may come true.  Your decisiveness will be challenged.  Even though you do not have an easy time making decisions, it is imperative that you stop procrastinating and decide in which direction you really want to go. Be assertive, take the risk and move forward. Staying in a procrastination energy field will only attract more negativity and make you feel as if you don’t have any options left.  Much activity seems to push you into many directions that you never thought you would go.  You are just too trusting of everyone, but you must remember that not everyone is as honest as you, so you would be best not to take everyone at their word without question.  Foreign travel, higher education or lectures and classes seem to help you grow in so many ways.

SCORPIO – October 23 – November 20

This is the month that changes come to you for your own best interest.  Perhaps you have felt the changes starting to occur.  You want to look a bit different and think more logically about so many things that are going on in your life.  Picking up new books with interesting topics will also be of interest to you.  Finances may be strained or you are saving for an object or project that is very important to you.  Nevertheless, you should budget your money carefully and only spend what you deem appropriate for the things you need.  Being very determined and persistent will help you get what you want, but you really have to be serious about your goals and objectives.  So many issues seem to be coming up around your financial security and choices that it may seem overwhelming.  You need time for yourself to rejuvenate and relax.  Why not go to a movie or sporting event with your significant other or close friend?  Responsibilities seem to play an important role this month with close friends and family members.  Talk things over, discuss alternatives and then make your decisions about your next step.   

SAGITTARIUS – November 21 – December 20

Money is the issue this month whether you must learn how to spend it or save it properly, dealing with inheritances, or that money is coming into your hands, but just as quickly, it is going out.  Budgets are the best thing for you to follow now.  Family issues keep you in a constant state of flux.  You have so many good intentions and plans that may be thwarted on some level.  You seem to have to take care of many responsibilities and obligations, but in the long run, once you handle these situations now you will have more time to concentrate on your leisure time activities and fun.  It would be extremely important to mend fences or let things go and move on; finally do whatever it is you feel you’ve always wanted to do.  Friends will help you through the rough spots and be available to chat with you about your concerns; they are ready to help you, so allow them to assist you as you have done so many times in the past.

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 19

Family issues need to be dealt with and resolved.  Knowing that something is wrong within the family structure may not be that easy to believe, but you must get people talking to one another to resolve problems or hurt feelings.  It is a good time to write, read, start new endeavors, learn new programs on the computer and to rest a bit so you can have fun.  Home life and family can be challenging and there is just so much going on that is makes you a bit puzzled about your next steps.  Should you let others handle their issues or should you get involved? Does it make sense for you to try to handle more responsibilities or do you feel that others should take the responsibility for their actions?  Home and business life needs to be balanced.  More quality time seems necessary with those you love.  Your loved ones, especially children, will relish the thought of being able to play with their parent(s) or go on outings together.  This will increase bonding and relationships will change in a most positive way. They will appreciate your effort and try to be more understanding when you once again become the workaholic they are so used to having in their lives.  Have fun and lighten up!

AQUARIUS – January 19 — February 17

Communication is important now so be strong and talk to the person(s) that have offended you or who didn’t understand what you saying a short while ago.  Make things right.  Deal with any hurt feelings (both yours and others) and try to decide how you should handle it.  You are not one for confrontation; however, it would be great to get all of the hurt feelings or misunderstandings out of the way. Career choices and home life seem to be at odds again.  You have too much to do in both areas of life and your health seems to be suffering.  A bit more rest will do wonders for your stamina and general overall health.  Thinking in new creative ways helps you have a flair for redecorating your home or landscaping your property.  You want to surround yourself with peaceful and beautiful things and flowers or a vegetable garden seem to be the answer for now.  You need to reconnect to spirit.  Prayer and meditation will help you find your way. Your energy level is drained, so why are you handling the problems of others?  You need some down time away from everyone else’s issues; you need time to unwind and take care of your own life and the issues that are on your mind.

œPISCES – February 18 – March 19

Home life seems to be the main interest this month.  You should take time to see where you can improve your home or sacred space and make it more cozy and warm.  Do you need to give your home or apartment a facelift?  A new coat of paint can certainly make a dreary room sunny or you can start adding accessories with lively shades that match your color schemes.  This would also be a good time to deal with any leftover situations that have not been clarified or dealt with in some time.  Ignoring them won’t make them go away! Love life can make you crazy if you let it, but if you use your intellect and common sense you will be able to handle anything that comes your way.  Be very clear about your intent and let people know that you want to resolve any unfinished business quickly so that you will be attracting more positive energy into your life rather than negative.  Many changes seem to follow you around and you’re not quite sure what to do.  Relationships do not make sense any longer and you feel as if something has to change.  Your actions do not reflect what you really feel inside your heart and you seem to struggle to understand what it is that you want out of life at this time.  A career change seems likely so you may have a chance to follow your passion.

May Horoscope

Important dates this month:  May Day on the 1st, Cinco de Mayo on the 5th, Mother’s Day on the 14th, Ascension Day on the 25th, Memorial Day on the 29th and Shavuot on the 31st.

Breakthrough

Another original fairy tale by Vikki Anderson

Spring was here and the children were playing at the lake for the first time in months.  The winter had been harsh and although they skated upon the mirror like foundation of ice, it was more appealing to them in the spring and summer when they could fish, boat and swim.

The children were from a small town where everyone knew each other and all was safe and secure for the little Everyone in the glen knew how to swim; all knew how to boat and fish.  And the adults of the community had always encouraged safety above all else.

It was for this reason that the children were very upset when they heard cries of help from around the lake.  It was a very small voice.  A youngster’s voice indeed.  “Help, we can’t get out.  Please help us!”  The cries were so frantic and upsetting that the children decided to look around the lake in sections by groups of three.  The cries continued and the children were starting to cry.  “Help us.  Something is holding us down.  We can’t get up.  We can’t see the light.  Please help — anyone — help us!”

One of the oldest girls at the lake ran home, just on the other side of the lake, to get her parents.  They raced down to the awaiting children and also heard the cries for help.  They looked and looked, but couldn’t find anyone.  They searched under the bridge and thought the local troll may have captured one of their kind, but he was asleep.  They asked the water fairies for help and even though they are in competition with the earth fairies at times, they were very obliging and searched the length and depth of the lake to see if any other earth fairy was in trouble.  The earth fairies were puzzled and yet, the little voice cried out over and over again.  “We’re here, please help us.”

All of a sudden, one of the pebbles near the large oak tree slightly moved.  The pebble shaped crystal was about an inch in diameter; it looked quite heavy to move.  All the children helped the parent earth fairies push the crystal to one side after they struggled with it for a few minutes.

Immediately, a beautiful crocus sprung forth with brilliantly colored purple petals and a strong green stem stretching towards the mid-day sun.  One of the tiniest earth fairies anyone had ever seen popped out of the ground brushing himself off of excess dirt and grime.  “I couldn’t help the poor crocus bloom with that boulder in the way.  Thank you all for of your help,” and as quickly as he had appeared, he had vanished!

The children returned to playing near the water and tried to pick up as many “boulders” as they could to help any of the other flower fairies trying to help a bloom reach the sunlight in the rebirth of springtime.

MOON PHASE DATE DEGREE & SIGN TIME
First Quarter 02 12 Leo 52 10:47 PM
Full Moon 10 20 Scorpio 24 05:42 PM
Last Quarter 18 28 Aquarius 14 08:33 PM
New Moon 25 04 Gemini 47 03:44 PM

 

Planets in the morning sky Mercury, Venus and Saturn
Planets in the night sky Mars and Jupiter
Retrogrades Mercury goes direct on the 3rd, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto.
Sun enters Gemini on May 20.

 

Taurus A fixed, earth sign of negative polarity.
Symbol The bull
Colors Pink and blue
Ruling Planet Venus
Rules The throat, cerebellum, and back part of the brain.
Keywords Stable, practical, materialistic, stubborn, sensual, determined and possessive.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

You feel on top of the world and want so much for yourself.  Now is the time to go and get what you want. What a wonderful time to start traveling or organizing a vacation for the summer.  Save up your money so you can have a vacation of a lifetime!  It’s also a time to take some classes in an area that you wish to study.  Adult education courses are fun, but your local library may have interesting lectures on subjects in which you may have an interest.   If procrastination comes your way, try to handle these issues one at a time and things will get done in a record amount of time.  Stop being so scattered.  It’s There is a lot of activity and action.  You can’t sit still and need to be on the go!  You may be a little more assertive than usual in getting what you want.  Your impatience keeps you from seeing the big picture and you may lose out on something special.  Friends may ignore your impulsive faux pas but you will notice that you are doing and saying things that may not be in the best interest of everyone involved.  Think before you speak because you may stick your foot in your mouth upon occasion without really knowing it until it’s too late, and don’t jump into things just because they “seem” great.  Wait until you carefully look into each situation by gaining more information or background on a person or circumstance.  Do not take anyone’s word for important matters – again, double check everything and have agreements signed and filed away so you can find and use them in the future if needed. There will be nice changes for the future and possibly some foreign travel (or at least travel over oceans) for you and your family.  You may wish to have some alone time because you handle everything and you are exhausted.  A past emotional event may now be on your mind.

TAURUS – April 19 – May 19

Deciding your future towards your career is paramount now. Many things get in the way of accomplishing your goals and ambitions at this time.  You need to rest, make a plan and start going after your dreams in an organized fashion.  Hectic schedules, late hours and lack of sleep make you fatigued and somewhat irritable. You may be thinking of changing jobs or even careers.  This is a time when you should be absolutely sure about any major changes you want to make.  If you are dissatisfied with work, make sure you find another job before giving notice.  Remember, other companies or jobs may have the same issues as your current position, but you have a history with your firm and probably some kind of seniority.  Just be sure that you really dislike your job so much that you are willing to make an uncertain change.  Do background investigations and talk to people who work there.  It will give you a more accurate view of the company you are likely to interview with and may be employed by.  Try to fit some downtime into your daily life even if it is only for 10-20 minutes.  Towards the end of the month, you do seem to find time to get away for a few days or at the very least have some time to yourself to accomplish many things that have been put on the back burner.  Your creativity and artistic interests are making you feel as if you would like to take another class or just get back into doing something creative.  Be extra careful when spending your hard-earned money since it seems it is going out faster than it is coming back in.  Dealing with children, elements of fun and excitement and games of chance may also be on the agenda.  Just remember not to spend money you do not have as it will come back to haunt you.

GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

This is a time where you feel like meeting new people and also bringing new friends into your life.  It seems as if your friendships are not as close as they once were and you are interested in expanding your circle of friends.  Join local groups, committees and volunteer at your church or organizations that mean a lot to you.  Friends are very important and you reconnect with some of them who you may have lost touch with who were very important to you in the past.  You may go through bouts of indecision and confusion about your future.  Major decisions about a relationship still have to be made although you don’t want to upset the apple cart now.  Once you make up your mind about important decisions, do not change them.  You want to make intelligent and logical decisions, not ones filled with confusing emotions. You need to become more financially secure and even though you are moving in that direction, you really don’t have a clue about all the money you are spending on little things that are adding up and becoming a major expense.  You will be able to become stronger and more grounded with just a little effort.  Have a checkup if you’ve let it slip by.  If anything is found, it will be easily corrected.  Great opportunities to enhance your spiritual studies and life are just ahead of you, possibly by meeting new people in the field or by taking classes that you never thought you would.  Either way, you will be going in a much better direction and feel great peace of mind, body and spirit.

CANCER – June 21 – July 21

A very super-sensitive time for all Cancerians.  You will be thinking a lot about so many things that you may get upset or concerned at all the things you never got to do.  This may be a good time to anchor your religious or spiritual beliefs.  Meditation, prayer or going to yoga or other calming classes or workshops should be looked into to help you relax and think clearly about your responsibilities.  You are trying to fly beneath the radar and would prefer not to be so social. You would like some “alone time” to think about your life, goals, ambitions and dreams.  Think about your life and decide if you are on the same path you thought you would be at this stage of life.  Family life takes up a good deal of your time and you wonder if you are doing the best you can for your family.  It seems you question many things and hope that things will get better, or that you will get greater clarity on your direction and role in this lifetime.  There seems to be many changes on the horizon, but you are unsure of what these changes would do to your life and to those you love.  With your inner strength and confidence, you will be able to make positive decisions and choices now as you finally want the old life (or things from your past) to stay in the past.  Why not think about how you can make a better life for you and your family, handling your job better (or getting a new one, if you are unhappy) and dealing with your romantic partner on a more personal level.  You have much strength to handle anything that comes your way, so go get them, tiger!

LEO – July 22 – August 21

This is the time to shine.  You will get attention from many people for things that you do, whether positive or negative.  The choice is yours to be the best you can be and continue to help your family, friends and others with their issues and worries.  You will be a good sounding board for others who need someone to talk to, but set boundaries so you don’t get exhausted from giving all of your energy away.  Your personality is exuberant and you continue to excel in all of the things that are important to you. You are more interested in education, philosophy and perhaps even foreigner cultures or foreign travel.  If you wanted to plan an overseas trip, this is the time to do your research.  Leos may wish to get a makeover, change their wardrobes and update their look for the soon approaching summer weather.  Family issues make you wonder if you are really from your family.  They just seem to be on another path, but you must compromise and overlook any craziness that occurs.  Siblings may bring you some concern or you may have to help them through an issue.  Offer your guidance, strength, and opinions only when requested.  They are quite sensitive at this time and may not want to talk about things that are too emotional.  If you are without a sibling, it may be a friend who you consider family.  Dedication and patience will get you what you need and want now, but planning your results is always better than taking life as it comes.

VIRGO – August 22 – September 21

Good luck is coming to you through financial gain, prosperity and abundance.  If you are looking or a new job or an additional part time or home based position, this will surely help bring more income.  Try budgeting your finances as they need meticulous attention.  You need to save for particular projects or items, but you like to buy very nice things so the money comes in and goes out just very quickly if you are not careful. You get great ideas about what to do with your family issues and have too many ideas and then get confused.  Pick one or two or let the children decide what they want to do.  Have time for brunch or lunch with close friends that you don’t get to see any longer because of obligations and your busy life.  You are too serious now, so you need to lighten up and find some time for yourself.  If you don’t understand something, take time to look it over.  Take a deep breath and calm down. Do not procrastinate as you seem to be attracting negative energy by your lack of commitment to finish projects or chores.  If you change the way you feel and think about particular subjects (or life in general), things will run more smoothly and you will see that life is going in the right direction for yourself and everyone you care about.

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

Family issues seem to be resolved and everyone is on the same page now.  Be sure to acknowledge everyone who has compromised.  You are being blessed now with good luck surrounding you, so how will you use it?  This is a perfect time to write that book or the poetry you’ve been meaning to jot down.  It’s an ideal time to communicate with those with whom you have lost touch and try to get to know close friends or family members again. You try so hard to be a good sport about everything, but the energy just isn’t with you now.  You may feel unhappy at times you may feel as if you are being taken for granted.  You may have relationship issues which keep you guessing and feel a bit shaken by recent emotional events.  Your emotions are in a state of flux although you are trying very hard to conceal them from everyone but your most trusted friends.  Playing the strong and independent person, you try to get over any heartache or issues that may have upset you; however, your best friends know you and are waiting to help you if you wish to confide in someone.  Your mind is on overload and you rethink things too much and may even be bringing on insomnia because your mind never rests.  Do not let your thoughts keep you up or run your life.  If you have unsettling thoughts that need to be looked at, write them down on a pad which you should keep next to your bed (or on the nightstand) and then deal with them in the morning.

SCORPIO – October 23 – November 20

Home life may be strained somewhat so it is up to you to overlook the petty issues that are going around and keeping things on an even keel.  Do not get wrapped up in drama and try to see the comical side of things.  Laughter will help you deal with life much easier and it will relax you rather than getting all tied up in knots about things you can’t change.  Be the philosophical person you try to be.  Home life is hectic, you are exhausted and wish you could retire (or at the very least take some time off from your responsibilities and obligations).  Be very careful with your health as you may catch colds because you are not resting as much as you should.  Pamper yourself a little bit or let someone else do it for you as you always do for them.  Relationships may be unpredictable now, but it is a temporary thing.  You should have a date night, spend some time together watching TV or going to the movies and regaining your ability to communicate on an intimate level.  Perhaps starting creative projects or working on your hobbies will bring much needed relaxation.  It seems as if it has been a long time since you’ve created something that you are proud of.  Be sure that your home and career are not at odds.  Your willingness to do what is necessary at work until work is completed is admirable, but are you being appreciated?  Also, you are needed just as much at home, so try for more balance between the two so that everyone is happy with you.

SAGITTARIUS – November 21 – December 20

Fun and romance may have to wait for another month.  Be very careful about what you actually say to a loved one as it may be taken in the wrong light; fighting and unnecessary strife will ensue.  Pay more attention to sports, hobbies or personal interests so that other issues won’t phase you.  Staying busy and active is a good cure to help you decide what you should be involved in and what you shouldn’t.  Fun, children and constant activity is on the horizon for you.  You may be overwhelmed and exhausted because you have not planned out the month very well, so hop to it.  Make sure you write in your day timer or calendar that you need time for yourself or for you and your partner to relax or just have some fun.  Intimate communication may need improvement.  You may need to ask important questions to someone in your family so that you get a proper response.  Don’t guess what is wrong because you may guess incorrectly.  However, communication with others does not seem to be an issue for you since it seems you will talk to anyone about countless topics – you just have so much to tell others that you are very gregarious.  You are funny and do have fun with family and friends; however, be careful not to spend too much money on gambling or speculation because circumstances can seem too good to be true and you just feel so lucky! You may lose something that you were not able to lose, so be sensible about any type of game of chance.  Good luck is helping you get what you want, be sure you know what you truly want.

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 19

Health matters should be dealt with immediately or perhaps make that doctor appointment that you have been putting aside for another time.  It’s very important that you exercise, eat right and take all of your medications that were prescribed for you and you must listen to whatever advice your doctor or health care professional gives you.  Figuring out if you should stay in a relationship(s) is a very important decision. You finally are deciding to end relationships with people who are takers or who drain you on a continual basis.  You are very much aware that you have been too giving, caring, loving, kind, generous, and honest and doing for others and now you wish to get some reciprocal energy back in return or you are out of the “giving” business!  You want some peace of mind and would like others to understand how much they continue to use you.  Things are blown out of proportion so make sure you are mindful of what you say to others.  Try to be kind, but be firm in letting others know that you are busy as well and need to take care of your own projects and issues as well as family matters before you have any extra time to help others.  You are headed for many changes now so it is good that you start with a clean slate so you don’t have to make good on many promises and not have time for the important things you wish to accomplish for your family and yourself.

AQUARIUS – January 19 — February 17

Relationships both personal and business are highlighted this month.  There is a lot of vitality coming into the marriage house changing the energies around you.  Make sure you are adamant about what you want from a partner or you may be disappointed.  Maybe you would like to meet someone special to become a significant other – so what is stopping you?  Get out there and meet people by attending local events or church functions. Personal and business relationships seem to be leading you on an emotional roller coaster ride.  You feel as if things are going well, but you may have some reservations.  Take a chance so you can have some fun and relaxation.  You deserve it as you have been helping others for a very long time and need some karmic payback chips.  You may be thinking of changing jobs or going for additional training or certifications to get to the next level.  This is a wonderful idea.  You should be happy at your place of business.  If this is not the case, you need to change jobs.  It seems to be draining the life out of you.  It is not a positive environment any longer and some changes need to be made, or you may have to find employment elsewhere.  Some Aquarians are actually thinking of starting their own home based businesses as well which would also be a positive move in the right direction.  Love life is going in a much better direction and your emotions are finally coming to grips with new romantic partners.  Thinking about your future with new positive energy and optimism is really the way to go.  Things will start becoming easier and better for you than they have been in the near past.  You are taking control of your life and will be very happy that you’ve done so.

PISCES – February 18 – March 19

Money issues may be confusing so take the time you need to figure out your finances and all of the obligations that you need to handle.  Planning a budget will be a good start to help you deal with these responsibilities and will lessen the financial burden from your shoulders.  Your partner may have some secrets from you, but it could be because (s)he does not want to alarm or worry you.  Try to start an open dialog with him/her to see if there is anything that you should truly be aware of or if you can help in any way.  Sometimes all someone needs to make things right is to have a loved one listen to them without being judged for their feelings or thoughts.  This is an extremely creative or artistic time so if you are into “the arts” or want to do something creative – this is the time to do it. It will bring you much peace of mind and recreation that you will feel revitalized. It can also be a time where addictions need to be looked at whether it is smoking, drinking, drugs, or food, etc.  Try to live a healthy lifestyle by exercising and eating right. You can also have fun with this by walking around the neighborhood with a friend and catch up on gossip or information about your friend or neighbors that you have missed.  Changing your attitude about certain topics or situations in your life will help you move past some hurts and get you on the emotional road to recovery quicker than you thought possible. __________________________________________________________________________________

Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years.  Please contact her at her new phone number in PA: 570-215-4223 for a confidential tarot or astrology phone reading or to get more information about an in-home Feng Shui consultation. www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com

 

April Horoscopes

by Vikki Anderson

Important dates this month:  All Fool’s Day (April Fools) on the 1st, Palm Sunday on the 9th, Passover on the 11th, Good Friday on the 14th, Easter Sunday on the 16th, Emancipation Day on the 17th, Tax Day on the 18th, and Earth Day and the April Lyrids Meteors on the 22nd.

Spring Has Sprung

Isn’t it great that we don’t have to schedule our chores and errands around the cold wintery weather any longer?  The worst that can happen is that it might rain but an umbrella takes care of that problem.  The rain is helping the grass grow and the flowers bloom to welcome in the new season for all of us.  Soon, we will have a plethora of flowers in rainbow colors brightening up the world and making each day one in which we feel obliged to smile at their beauty.  And this in turn, makes our day happier and more positive.

Spring is a wonderful time to start cleaning out the yard, opening up the windows and letting the new fresh air of spring inside of your home and life.

With the new energy of the season, it is important to clear out the old stale energy from the winter and breathe new life into your environment.

Here are a few ways to bring in positive energy into your yard and home.

  1. Place a small bird bath or water fountain near the front entrance.
  2. Hang beautiful chimes from trees, your deck or house gutters for a melodious sound to relax and calm you while you are outside.
  3. Hang up whirl-i-gigs to promote positive chi to circulate around your property and remove any stagnant areas of dead or dying chi.
  4. Plant bulbs, annuals, perennials in bright colors.  Follow the Bagua colors to correctly place the right color in the right area of your yard or garden.
  5. Burn white sage throughout your home, closets, bathroom, cellar, attic and around the house to ensure negative energy or negative chi is removed while keeping your windows in your home open to allow the negativity to escape from your surroundings.
  6. Place 60 MM aurora borealis round crystals in windows that get the morning sun so that rainbows will dance on your ceiling and walls.  Each room should have many colors in it for balanced energy.
  7. Get rid of things you no longer need, want or like, so that you will have a clutter free space to enjoy and come home to each evening without feeling overwhelmed by the clutter.
  8. A fresh coat of paint will do wonders for your space and your mood.  Choose the proper color for the area of the ba gua you are painting; if you can’t, add a few decorative touches like pillows, books, candleholders, statues or paintings with the required colors in them.
  9. Let the light into your home.  Put up sheer curtains or pleated shades that can be opened from the top or bottom so you can maximize the sunlight and feel re-energized.

Any new additions or changes you bring into your home or yard will energize you and your whole family for the upcoming season.

MOON PHASE         DATE DEGREE & SIGN   TIME
First Quarter             03 14 Cancer 12 02:39 PM
Full Moon              11 21 Libra 33 02:08 AM
Last Quarter             19 29 Capricorn 32 05:57 AM
New Moon             26 06 Taurus 27 08:16 AM
Planets in the morning sky Mercury from the 29th, Venus, Jupiter thru the 7th and Saturn.
Planets in the night sky Mercury thru the 12th, Mars, and Jupiter from the 7th.
Retrogrades Mercury from the 9th, Venus goes direct on the 15th, Jupiter all month, Saturn goes Rx on the 5th, and Pluto goes Rx on the 20th.
Sun enters Taurus on April 19th.

 

Aries The Ram
Symbol Ram with lowered head and blindly charging.
Colors Reds
Ruling Planet Mars
Rules The head
Keywords Aggressive, straightforward, impulsive, adventurous, and active.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

This is a truly great time to get your life in order.  Follow some of your dreams that you never had time for in the past; deal with issues on the job.  Are you really happy in your career?  Is it time to start a new adventure in your life?  Should you go for more educational studies to do exactly the job you want to do until you retire? Or are you ready to retire but are afraid that there won’t be enough money to get you through?  There are so many questions you are asking yourself now about your life and not only about work.  Home life seems to be going in a good direction, but is there something else you would like to add to it.  Perhaps redecorating for the new spring season may be important to you.  It may rejuvenate and motivate you to do all the things you have only dared to dream.

TAURUS – April 19 – May 19

You may find yourself thinking too much about things you can’t change or events from the past which may interfere with your sleep.  Your mind is racing and until you make some type of commitment to whatever it is you want in life (or a particular goal), this may continue.  It would be in your best interest if you stopped procrastinating as well.  Get those things done so positive energies and opportunities can stick to you.  Partnerships are being tested so perhaps you should find out if there are any issues within the relationship that you would like to address.  Everything will come out positive in the end.  Perhaps someone is not letting their true feelings known to a partner or close friend.  Remedy the situation.

GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

You seem very emotional and sensitive now and you find yourself doing a lot of thinking about all areas of life.  You want to be able to have more fun, but you also want to finish projects.  You want to and need to be off on your own for a little while to decide what you want to do with your life.  You have wonderful ideas about your future, but you are hesitant to put your ideas into practice.  Health issues need to be taken care of as soon as you discover them or they may turn into something more serious.  Home life is doing okay and your home seems to be your refuge now, but there is something missing in your life.  Is it a purpose?  Another person?  A partner? Try to decide what you need to make your world complete and then start going after it.  You will be much happier in the end if you take action now.

CANCER – June 21 – July 21

This is a time for so many changes but you are unsure in which direction you should go first!  Start with yourself.  If there is something you would like to change about yourself regarding your attitude, your appearance, or your environment, etc., why don’t you deal with those issues.  You will be much happier if you act now.  Career may be changing whether you want it to or not, so see what you have to do to make your work life stable and secure. Can you finish a project you pushed to the side?  Are there any positive changes you can make to save the company money?  Are you interested in starting your own business?  Partnerships may be difficult at times, but with a logical mind and calm demeanor, you can accomplish anything.  Don’t be so super sensitive now.  That won’t help anyone.

LEO – July 22 – August 21

Finances are on your mind again.  How are you going to pay for this or that?  Should you buy a new purse, dress, outfit, furniture or whatever?  It is time that you keep what you have and make it work.  There are many second-hand furniture and clothes shops if you really need to buy something now.  Do not go over your budget counting on your next pay check to fill in the gap of the money you spent without budgeting or planning for it.  Work continues to go well and you may get a raise or promotion if you apply yourself now.  Make others aware of your plans to make work more streamlined or efficient.  You will reap the rewards.  Even though you may not always be in a positive frame of mind this month, just know that things are formulating for you to make a new life for yourself with your goals and aspirations coming true.

VIRGO – August 22 – September 21

You seem very busy, but may not be getting much done.  You almost feel as if you are a hamster on a hamster wheel going around and around.  Make a plan and stick with it.  Do one or two things per day and at the end of the week or month, look at all you have accomplished.  Taking some time for rest and relaxation is important.  You are pushing yourself too far too fast.  Why not take time out of your busy day and read a magazine, take a walk, meditate or get a cat nap.  You can always get a timer at the dollar store and take a nap in your car at lunch time with plenty of time to get back to your desk on time.  Walking around the block or perhaps your company’s parking lot is also very therapeutic and gives you fresh air which helps your brain focus on the issues at hand.  Expressing yourself in art, science, or mathematics, etc., would also make you feel a great deal of accomplishment.

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

Balance is the issue as usual. You are doing quite well in all areas of life and even though there may have been some tiny setbacks, you come out the winner in almost every scenario.  You are blessed and have good fortune on your side now so do whatever it is you need to do to continue to make yourself happy.  Finding issues at work confuses you since you thought everything was going well, but it is not an important concern.  Just do your job to the best of your ability and you will be fine.  Partnerships can be tricky so be sure you are listening to what is being said rather than what you want to hear.  Being yourself keeps you centered and focused on what is really important in life.  Strive for your dreams so you can have everything you desire.

SCORPIO – October 23 – November 20

There is so much going on in your life now.  There are things that need your attention and there are people who need to know they are important to you.  Remember to thank those who help you or do little things for you.  Your thanks will go a long way.  Loyalty is very important now.  Be strong and stay on the right side of the argument if you must get involved.  Integrity defines who you really are, so stay strong and do what’s right even when no one is looking.  Your attention to detail is legendary; however, now is a time where you may feel like resting or taking it easy.  Your drive is a bit slower but I encourage you to finish what you’ve started and make a list of things you want to do for the future.  You can accomplish anything you want to, so make plans to do your best and to accomplish wonderful things for your family, friends and yourself.

SAGITTARIUS – November 21 – December 20

This is a really busy time for you as you plan to do a million things at once.  You are thinking of studying a new field perhaps or a new modality to broaden your horizons.  Volunteering is also something that you may wish to look into, whether it’s in a hospital, church, animal shelter or the like.  You feel as if you can be of service to others now and want to help.  Sagittarians have many unexpected adventures ahead of them which will change their opinions on some matters.  It is a time for fun, traveling, doing something different and being curious about life.  This is a time for dealing with home life issues so that your future is more secure and you won’t have to guess about anyone’s intentions.  Deal with things that you pushed on the back burner since you can’t move forward if you have a lot of unfinished business from the past.

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 19

Partnerships play an important part of your month now.  This is not only romantic partnerships, but those with friends, family, colleagues, acquaintances and neighbors.  You have been doing too much for so many people that it is time for you to change your strategy and let others do things for you.  That’s a new concept, isn’t it?  You should only have to help certain people and you really have to learn how to say no to those who abuse your good nature.  Tell them you are busy and will call again when you are free.  Have a chore for them to do in return when they ask for your help.  In that way, they may stop asking you to do things for them because they don’t want to help you back!  Changes, upheavals and drama can change some relationships, but whichever ones are leftover will be the ones made of gold.

AQUARIUS – January 19 — February 17

Taking care of so many things overwhelms you.  Be uncharacteristic and do one thing at a time and finish it rather than starting so many new projects which go undone.  Updating wills, taxes, important papers, NDRs, and power of attorney paperwork will take a little time, but will be appreciated if something unexpected happens.  Money issues may be of a small worry, but you know there is money coming in so stop making money a concern.  It will work itself out in the end.  Career continues to be busy, but it is a secure job, so unless you are offered the job of a lifetime with a great salary, benefits and perks, stay at your current employment for a while longer.  It’s a job you can do in your sleep, but you benefit your co-workers by staying there.

PISCES – February 18 – March 19

Spirituality or esoterica is important now.  You want to expand your mind and understand so many things.  Creativity, art, science and anything that interests you will help you relax and will extinguish that thirst for knowledge.  You may be interested in traveling or setting up plans for the summer or fall and it would be a good time to go on a much needed and wanted vacation.  Being under stress is not good for anyone, so it is important that you allot time to rest, play, meditate or walk around the neighborhood to release some of the stress that clings to you.  A healthy diet and exercise will help you work around this and make you feel one hundred times better in all that you do.  Some karmic lessons may find their way into this month, so learn the lesson so you don’t have to repeat it again and again in other lifetimes.

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Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years.  Please contact her at her new phone number: 570-215-4223 for a confidential tarot or astrology reading over the phone or to get more information about an in-home Feng Shui consultation. Her two websites are: www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com

March Horoscopes

Important dates this month:  Ash Wednesday is the 1st, International Women’s Day is the 8th, Purim and Daylight Savings Time begins on the 12th, St. Patrick’s Day on the 17th, and the Vernal Equinox on the 20th.

Angels

It is so wonderful to know that s surround us and are always here for us no matter what the problem or concern.  Many pray to Angels for guidance, or for such things as good opportunities, improved health, meeting a romantic partner, protecting their children, etc.  There are many reasons to pray to Angels.

But what do Angels do for us?

They are here to guide us along life’s bumpy roads and to assist us when we feel as if we need an additional helping hand.  Angels are really not here just to tell us what we should do with our lives because after all, we were blessed (or cursed, depending upon your point of view) with free will.

They can help us become aware of otherwise inconspicuous opportunities or give us deep insight into an issue that had been troubling us.  Angels help with giving you (what I like to call) “super intuition” so you know in an instant if something seems right or if things seem just a little too good to be true.

Is it true that there is an Angel for every building and plane?

I have heard this many times and it seems as if it should be true, but I have no proof.  I guess one would have to go on faith.  I personally asked if this was true, what happens to all of those in plane crashes or who died in the Twin Towers and my answer from Angel experts were that they were there assisting the souls cross over easily.  Transition was seamless.

Is it true that Nature Spirits report directly to the Angels?

In the hierarchy of Angels, Nature Spirits, such as fairies, pixies, gnomes, trolls, etc., do report directly to the s.  They work with Mother Nature to make the flowers bloom in the spring and carry the cool spring currents which allow seeds to glide and land in various places; they keep the grasses green and keep the flowers vibrant in the summer as well as try to keep the water levels high enough to keep the flora from wilting!  Nature Spirits help the leaves turn brilliant colors in the fall and aid the tree in pulling back its chlorophyll into the tree trunks and thereby getting them ready for a long winter’s hibernation.  In the winter, the Nature Spirits guide the snow, wind, freezing temperatures and regulate ice storms, icicles, and the melting of this frozen form of water.

Why can’t I see Nature Spirits?

Some people can see them and it’s a delightful sight to see them aiding our planet.  I always say why can some people see s and others not?  It’s the same truth for the Nature Spirits.  Be open to them and ask them to show themselves.  They are very shy but if they know you are Nature Spirit friendly, they may surprise you and let you get a glimpse of them one day while you are in the yard or garden.

Can a soul of a loved one who has passed become an Angel?

No.  Angels are another life stream and cannot be your departed Mother, Father, Aunt, Uncle or any other relative.  However, they can become spirit guides to help guide you until it is their time to reincarnate to another earthly body.

Is it wrong to ask that my loved one stay with me when they have passed?

If you are doing it out of love, how can it be wrong?  Most spirits stay earthbound because of the emotional bond between them and a family member.  They feel as if they have to help their family who was left behind and who is emotionally spent.  The best thing is to accept the death as soon as you feel it is appropriate for you (it can be up to a year or more) and wish your loved one well on their journey through the 12 planes of Heaven. You must tell them that you are now able to move on without them and that they must do the same. They must move forward.

Can Mediums give me messages from my Angels?

Many can and many are charlatans.  Beware!  Just be sure that it is a reputable channel or medium that you have contacted because they can say anything and how would you know that it is the truth?  If you really need to know what your Angel is trying to tell you – meditate, pray, or just be still and listen!  You can always tell if you are hearing Heavenly prayers or wishes.  If it feels awkward or wrong to you, then you may have been tapping into something else which may be considered negative.  Angels never lead you astray or hurt you (or anyone), so if you feel you are getting messages that may be considered “wrong”, then you can be assured you are not getting heavenly advice or direction.  However, most people can sense their Angels and know what to do after asking for guidance, so try it.

Is there anything else I should know about Angels?

I think trusting their judgment is important and you will get this as you become more involved with them and you see the results of their input.  Angels are always willing to listen to you and are waiting to help you in any way they can.  You are a Light Being and they want to assist you get “the experiment” here on Earth so that your soul can be a more educated one when it progresses to the next level.

What if they don’t answer my prayers?

I hear this a lot from my students.  Not all prayers can be answered as you would like them to be and some of them can’t be answered for your own good.  Maybe it is not the right time for your wishes to be brought into your life – maybe you are meant for another experience or another path.  Just keep praying and keep the faith.  Whatever you need will be there for you at the appropriate time.

MOON PHASE DATE DEGREE & SIGN TIME
First Quarter 05 15 Gemini 05 06:32 AM
Full Moon 12 22 Virgo 13 10:54 AM
Last Quarter 20 00 Capricorn 14 11:58 AM
New Moon 27 07 Aries 37 10:57 PM
Planets in the morning sky Venus from the 30th, Jupiter and Saturn.
Planets in the night sky Mercury from the 16th, Venus thru the 22nd and Mars.
Retrogrades Venus from the 4th and Jupiter all month.
Sun enters Aries on March 20th, the Vernal Equinox.

 

Pisces The Fish
Symbol Two fish swimming in opposite directions tied together by a golden cord, but they do not see each other.
Colors Sea greens
Ruling Planet Neptune
Rules The feet
Keywords Sensitive, imaginative, intuitive, emotional, escapist, impressionable and compassionate.

 

ARIES – March 20 – April 18

Your interest in getting out and doing something exciting after being thwarted by the winter weather is becoming a priority.  It’s almost as if you want to extend yourself to friends and groups that you haven’t had time for in the past.  There also seems to be many frustrations and limitations in home life that you wish to handle and change.  Relationships are going in a different direction.  You want to find people who can reciprocate your generosity and want to start receiving instead of always being the giver.  Arians will learn many karmic lessons along the way, but once you realize that the only thing constant in life is change – you will be in a different mindset to attract new opportunities and embrace the fun in life.

TAURUS – April 19 – May 19

Your career seems to be doing very well with all of the changes going on around you.  You seem to shine now, so keep doing whatever you are doing.  Good luck is protecting you while letting you gain more creativity and innovation in everything you do.  Dealing with many issues now keeps your mind racing in many directions.  You need to slow down, make a list and follow it.  You are too scattered at the present time.  Money seems to be an issue so careful budgeting makes sense now because it seems as if there will be many unusual or unexpected expenses in the weeks ahead.

GEMINI – May 20 – June 20

This should be a very spiritual cycle for all Gems who have been having a difficult time in many areas.  The eclipses have not been as positive as you would have liked so this is more of a time for planning, organizing, foundation work, changes in thinking processes and attracting new, positive energy.  This is a time to study metaphysics and parapsychology as well as taking many new classes for recreation or additional formal education for employment purposes.  Creativity is your way out of this crazy time.  Make something beautiful; spend time writing your life story, a blog or add something clever on to your Facebook page for all to share.  Do artwork or photography.  Get out and be creative and flexible and by doing that, you will start to change the vibrations around you to a more positive and loving nature.

CANCER – June 21 – July 21

This is a good time for Cancerians to make some positive moves whether it is in business or school.  What a great time for many opportunities to be presented to you and the good news is, no matter which opportunity you grab, it will be the right one for you.  Adversely, if you don’t grab onto opportunities, they will pass you by and never return.  You are thinking in a more fanciful way and can talk your way in and out of a paper bag this month.  Cancerians have luck on their side, but taking inappropriate risks is never a good thing.  Be prepared for partnership issues if your stubborn side rears its ugly head.  You are too good to let other people suffer for your insensitivity to their needs so be compassionate and loving when it is appropriate.  Love issues may be tricky now so just be a good listener and think about your response to issues before making it worse by being sarcastic.

LEO – July 22 – August 21

Issues balancing your budget and checkbook seem to be at hand.  This is a great time to buy what you need and not what you want.  You may also want to sell things that are no longer needed on eBay or Craigslist, etc. to get some of the money you need to pay off debt or buy what you currently need.  Health improves as you take care of any medical issues with doctor visits and a better diet and exercise program.  People are interfering with your goals so some slight agitations occur.  Take a yoga class, go to a spa, relax and chill out a little.  As usual, you take things much too seriously and you need to just “let it go.”  In the scheme of things, is anything that important if it gets you ill?

VIRGO – August 22 – September 21

Home life can be problematic sometimes.  There is a lot going on in your life and you really need to be more determined and adamant than usual.  You need to follow your lists (and not just make them).  You should also stop being so sensitive now and just see things from the stereotypical Virgo logic.  Once you handle things in this extremely detailed and focused way, things will be much easier.  Children and home life may not help you get what you need out of life at the moment, but there is a lot of good intention.  You are needed and loved, so if you can’t do everything that you want to do at this time, give it a longer time frame for your dreams and goals to come to fruition.

LIBRA – September 22 – October 22

You may feel as if the weight of the world is on your shoulders and you may be right.  There are so many obstacles, concerns, issues, limitations and responsibilities that you need to handle and you feel as if you may never get from under all of these obligations in one piece.  The good news is “you will!”  You may feel somewhat depressed or unhappy from time to time until you adjust to the fact that this is a transitory feeling.  It will be gone before you know it, so just let it go.  You can be super sensitive now and feel as if no one understands how you feel; you may be surprised at how much everyone is trying to help you on so many levels, if you let them.  Partnerships can be disheartening, but you can listen to your partner’s concerns and try to be more patient and all will be fine.

˜SCORPIO – October 23 – November 20

Love life is interesting now and things seem to be changing in a very positive direction.  You can get closer to the one you love and your whole relationship can go to a new level, if you want it to.  Children can be involved in helping you make a good life for yourself so give them a chance to see what they have in store for you.  Your ambition and drive make you a formidable challenge this month.  You know what you want and you are trying to go after it.  Career is stable so whatever you do for a living will continue to bring in a salary and keep your finances balanced as long as you don’t go overboard on impulse buying.

 SAGITTARIUS – November 21 – December 20

Taking care of your health is very important this month.  Have you been trying to lose weight and exercise?  Have you started in January as a New Year’s resolution and now it’s a fond memory?  Get back on track. Your vitality is down and it may just be that you are trying to accomplish too much and not giving yourself enough rest and time to unwind.  You may be anxious about career issues so just try to do your job and be a bit more flexible when it comes to your work.  There may be some changes in your workload, so be prepared for it by resting and eating properly.

CAPRICORN – December 21 – January 19

Even though things seem very dramatic, things will calm down.  No one needs more drama in their lives so it may be time that you release the people who are always draining you and wanting you to help them out without giving you any reciprocal energy in return.  You must be strong and learn how to say no.  Examples may be by telling them that tonight you are busy, you are on your way out to dinner, you are entertaining friends/family at your home and just ask if you may you call them next week, etc.    Even though Pluto is bringing you a tad of drama and trauma into your life, you will be triumphant in moving forward in the way you want to go.  If changes come to your workplace, do not fear new opportunities.  Welcome them.  Love life is also a mystery.

AQUARIUS – January 19 – February 17

Travel plans may be coming together for later in the year.  You want to get out of your humdrum routine and see exotic places or at the very least, just get away from your current surroundings.  Additional formal education as well as certification classes or workshops will be very helpful in getting you on the right track for your future.  This is also a good time to add creativity with the hope of relaxing to your otherwise very crazy life.  There will be lots of time for creating works of art, writing down important events in your life and even figuring out what the future has in store for you. There is a new road ahead of you filled with wonder, new beginnings and wonderful possibilities.  When things hit a speed bump in life, it is the time to take a leap of faith.  You will succeed in all that you do this month, if you actually get out and do it.

PISCES – February 18 – March 19

New romance is always a possibility as well as continued luck and changes pushing you into a new life.  Others find you sexually attractive now so date the one who you intuitively feel is the right one for you.  You feel that you are more attractive and in shape and want to continue with improving yourself on so many levels, mentally, spiritually, emotionally and physically. If you are holding onto a job or relationship just because “it is comfortable,” it is time for you to do something about it.  Stop living in a comfortable life and take a stretch to see how life can help you get back into the ball game.  You are a wonderful creation of the universe and all of the issues and doubts that have been on the back shelf, need to be taken down, dealt with and cast aside.

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Vikki Anderson has been a metaphysical teacher, writer and lecturer for over 45 years.  Please contact her at her new phone number: 570-215-4223 for a confidential tarot or astrology reading over the phone or to get more information about an in-home Feng Shui consultation. Her two websites are: www.vikkianderson.net and www.fengshuimoon.com