Horoscopes (March 27-April 2)

click to enlarge Horoscopes (March 27-April 2)
James Noellert

ARIES: March 21 – April 20

It might be time to switch horses in midstream, or consider the fact that decisions that were made a month or two ago need to be repealed. If you feel hesitant, it's because your sense of responsibility is on the loudspeaker. Give yourself one more week to look at how to handle this. For all you know, the fact that you've changed your mind could work out well for everyone. At this point you've got to do what works for you. Yes, it's hard to look like you're sloughing off, but you don't have time to waste and sometimes doing the right thing means breaking the rules.

TAURUS: April 21 – May 20

Don't over-anticipate the difficulty in this situation; there is always a way out. If your habit of bringing everything to the table has you going too far, doing too much, feeling overly obligated, or in a stranglehold with standards that are way too high, you will lessen your chances of turning whatever you're dealing with into a miracle. There's nothing wrong with being present and accounted for, and it's great that you have all the right stuff; at the same time, there's something to be said for knowing enough to open the windows and allow a little magic to enter the picture.

GEMINI: May 21 – June 20

You've landed on your feet after a long period of dealing with more than your share of obstacles. As the next few weeks unfold there will be a few dingleberries to consider, but aside from that you are out of the woods. With nothing to interfere with your plans, you are now free to get the job done. Whatever that involves will feel like a piece of cake compared to the stuff that's been in your face until now. Make the most of this smooth sailing. You might even find the time to bring your attention back to some of the things that have been on the back burner in your personal life.

CANCER: June 21 – July 20

Recent shocks to the system have opened a Pandora's Box of issues that have shaken and stirred your world. Going back over memories of things that have never seen the light of day, or been dealt with in a conscious way, is creating a change in perspective that is blowing your mind. If at the moment all of this is overwhelming, take heart. What comes to the surface in the coming months will deepen and rearrange your relationship to every aspect of your life in a good way. Your sensitive nature feels things more intensely. Don't be afraid of this. You will emerge from this crisis reborn.

LEO: July 21 – August 20

All of your "old stuff" is being challenged by the fact that life has changed. If you take a look around, the idea that "that was then and this is now" is all over the place. With that in mind, you are hip enough to understand that the old response patterns aren't working for you anymore. It's time to stretch your heart and your mind beyond the dictates of the past and take notice of the fact that the only thing that stands in your way is your reluctance to let that shit go! At this point, you have no choice. Baby steps, my friend; open yourself to the possibility that there is another way.

VIRGO: August 21 – Sept. 20

You are wondering what it will take to get from A to B. Physically, mentally, and emotionally, there are huge needs to move on, but you're lost as to what needs to be done to make it happen. Part of you is waiting for fate to step in and drive a lightning bolt into your situation. You keep thinking that sudden events will take care of it for you. Maybe they will. But until this comes to pass, keep in mind that you are subject to the law of time. Patience, my friend. Life happens from the inside out. At the moment the seeds of change are just beginning to take root on the inner planes.

LIBRA: Sept. 21 – Oct. 20

Life is ready to blow you one way or another. Either that or the changes in other people's lives are raining down on you in a way that has rearranged everything. As you contemplate what needs to happen next, your best-laid plan(s) have something to do with simplifying your situation and getting rid of the riff-raff. The last few years have taught you a lot about who's there for you and who isn't. All of a sudden you understand what they mean when they say, "You're alone in this world." The business of being OK with that, and accepting it, is where it's at right now.

SCORPIO: Oct. 21 – Nov. 20

What it will take to reinvent yourself is the burning question of the day. Picking up the pieces will involve having to go back over old ground. As you re-enter that territory, you will find that there's not much left of the people, places, and things that you were so sure would be there for you. It looks like you're on your own again, trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold. This won't be as hard as it looks. At the moment, the test involves knowing deep down inside that your every move is being guided by forces that are always there when the going gets rough.

SAGITTARIUS: Nov. 21 – Dec. 20

It's one thing to make plans and quite another to expect someone else to get them to work. Before you take it upon yourself to call the shots, you might want to look at whether or not others are ready to fall in line. This is definitely a moment of truth. In the next nine months, you will be reminded that when it comes to those you love, it's about wanting for them what they want for themselves. If you keep thinking that any of this is about "getting your needs met," guess again. Do your best to live and let live. Life works best when everyone knows they are free to go their own way.

CAPRICORN: Dec. 21 – Jan. 20

The last few weeks have been tense. Holding your own in the midst of differences of opinion, and/or stresses and strains that have kept you on tenterhooks, things have settled down enough for you to move forward. With much to consider, it will help if you just take your time. Between now and the Summer Solstice, the need to let caution reign over impulse, along with even greater needs to respect the fact that others have their own point of view, is essential. The tendency to think you're right about everything is the bête noire in this situation. Don't push the envelope.

AQUARIUS: Jan. 21 – Feb. 20

Sometimes our good ideas collide with rules and red tape that sends us back to the drawing board. You have reached the point where what until now has been working out just fine, is in need of a few small repairs, or simple adjustments. Some of this has to do with the fact that others have spoken up, and their voices can't be ignored. Plan A is on the ropes. Plan B is in the works. If it comes full circle, life will be fine and dandy. Cross your fingers, and add a few prayers to possibilities that indicate it's time for what was supposed to last forever to move on to the next thing.

PISCES: Feb. 21 – March 20

The pressure to come through with the goods, and/or the feeling that it's your job to babysit for someone else's issues, is ringing up all kinds of stuff. The part of you that keeps falling for the same old routine is ready to stop the madness; yes, you've just about had it. As the need to reclaim your space and your voice challenges old habits that, up until now, have kept you believing that "love means putting up with anything," there is bound to be trouble in paradise. Will they be as good about making room for you as you are for them? Don't hold your breath.

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