Horoscopes (May 30-June 5)

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ARIES: March 21-April 20

Too much has kept you tied to the idea that you need to follow the tried-and-true route. In truth, the exact opposite is true. If life has tricked you into believing that you won’t survive unless you stick to the plan, your experience is showing you that it doesn’t work to keep funneling your gifts and your aims through the status-quo pinhole of expectation. Walking away from the past, it’s your turn to find out what it means to connect with your real purpose for being here. You won’t know what that looks like till you get there, but if anyone has the courage to go for it, it’s you.

TAURUS: April 21-May 20

It would be great if people would get off your back and leave you to handle things on your own. Too much input and too much exposure have turned your life into everyone else’s business. With strong needs to get away from it all, your choice to honor them has led others to pass judgment. The busybodies have no business putting their two cents in. They have no idea what it’s like to be you, and they don’t have to live your life. Little do they know you’ve got the world on your shoulders. Keep your own counsel and do what you need to do.

GEMINI: May 21-June 20

Everything has gotten more serious. Between major life changes and the sense that you are at a big turning point, what happens next is in a state of suspension, waiting for you to get your bearings long enough to make a stand. For some of you there are physical issues that keep putting a damper on things. For others, it comes down to not being able to figure out why you’re having such a tough time getting it right. There is no one-size-fits-all prescription for situations like this. All I can say is hold steady, tie yourself to the mast, and trust that life will show you the way.

CANCER: June 21-July 20

After a long period of waiting, the door is opening. Soon enough, you will be able to breathe freely again. How this comes about will look different for each of you, but the next few months mark the beginning of a whole new ball game. Others are a big part of this. Your close friends or your significant other (or both) have a lot to say about what it will take to get from A to B. With this much goodness raining down on you, the next phase of your journey will include choices that now require you to get serious about what you really want, and what it will take to bring it about.

LEO: July 21-Aug. 20

The way things look, you will soon be out of the woods and ready to take on the world. These last few months have paid your dues and developed the piece of you that needed to smarten up enough to carry your heart to the next level. Releasing the past, getting closure on some of the hard stuff that has left you bruised and battered, and rising above it far enough to view things from a totally new perspective is where it’s at right now. You are in the midst of outgrowing things that are no longer needed. Kiss them goodbye, knowing that it’s safe to embrace the future.

VIRGO: Aug. 21-Sept. 20

There’s a mixed bag of tricks showing up on your screen. The extent to which you are able to maintain your autonomy and keep things simple will determine how well you are able to handle your affairs. Too much input from others, too many distractions, and the idea that it’s your job to hold up the world, will land you in a heap of trouble if you don’t watch out. If you can stave off all of that, it will open the space for what’s next to be a pure reflection of what your soul needs. Getting clear enough to discern people’s motives is part of this. Be cautious when it comes to that.

LIBRA: Sept. 21-Oct. 20

You’re caught in the middle of a stressful situation. For some of you, the issue comes from having to watch your partner be subjected to more than their share of external pressure. For others it’s about what you do to yourself when others expect more than you can give, or when your best qualities keep getting trashed by those who claim to love you. It would be good if you could take a little time out to reclaim yourself, because these sideshows don’t belong to you. And when you lose yourself in the act of taking on other people’s problems, it doesn’t help them, or you.

SCORPIO: Oct. 21-Nov. 20

You could be reading too much into this. Recent communications aren’t what they appear to be. Before you get too excited about others and their apparent desire to reconnect with you, get real enough to examine it from another angle. Sometimes the thing we want more than anything shows up to test our ability see things clearly. Feel free to believe what you want to believe, but consider their motives. If I were in your shoes, I would hold off pursuing things further. Let whoever and whatever means so much rest until time and fate bring you together — or not.

SAGITTARIUS: Nov. 21-Dec. 20

All kinds of stuff has shown up to bring you back to center. It’s as if all of a sudden fate has conspired to help you get real. This could be showing up in the form of shocks, or situations where heartbreak is the method your higher self is using to help you get on track. To get around any sense of confusion you might be feeling, you need to pull yourself up by the bootstraps and remember that everything is in divine order. Whatever this looks like, it’s for the best. Don’t waste too much time dramatizing an important life lesson; open your mind and learn from it.

CAPRICORN: Dec. 21 - Jan. 20

You have managed to make it through the gauntlet in one piece. With more on your mind than the average bear, the “highly functional” switch is on overdrive. This works for you, but only up to a point. Something about staying on top of things stiffens the senses and keeps the miraculous at bay. Stuff with kids or things that relate to the extent to which it’s your job to “parent” others, along with external pressures that have become more important than they need to be, need to be put aside just long enough for you to get in touch with what it will take to restore your soul.

AQUARIUS: Jan. 21-Feb. 20

You are opening up to things that are the end result of what happens when we morph from one level of awareness to another. Your spirit has come to the point where it’s time for your ego to give sway to the needs of the Higher Self. In the midst of all of this, part of you is still involved with the demands of your ordinary life, trying to figure out why none of them matters half as much as the newness that is calling you to step out of the box. The last thing you need to do is hold yourself back. Pay attention to the signs, knowing that following them will steer you on the right track.

PISCES: Feb. 21-March 20

What you’ve taken for granted, or perhaps, never had the time to think about until now, is all of a sudden requiring all of your attention. Your mind is being blown by the fact that you were living under the assumption that life was pretty simple, and now it looks like you are being thrust into a much more complicated role. The ability to ride the horse in the direction that it’s going, and the readiness to take on whatever your Higher Self needs from you, will stand you in good stead. Good things will come of this. As they unfold you will begin to design a whole new pattern for living.

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