Astrology Stuff

I’m not real­ly a “believ­er” in astrol­o­gy. I do think that, like many oth­er things, it can be used to bring things we “know” on some­how up to a con­scious lev­el of aware­ness so that we can exam­ine and make use of them. I don’t gen­er­al­ly both­er to check my horo­scope or any­thing like that, but I do get and enjoy Rob Brezs­ney’s Free Will Astrol­o­gy newslet­ter each week.

I know that my sun and moon and sev­er­al oth­er plan­ets are in Scor­pio, and that Tau­rus is my ris­ing sign. I’ve heard many times that when read­ing any kind of mass-pro­duced astrol­o­gy col­umn, you should look at your ris­ing sign as well as your sun sign, so I usu­al­ly do.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your assign­ment is to cre­ate a sym­bol­ic shield for your­self. You’re not in any phys­i­cal dan­ger, and hence you don’t need a lit­er­al trash can lid or piece of sheet met­al to hold in front of you; but in the com­ing week you’ll prob­a­bly need to safe­guard your­self against the metaphor­i­cal equiv­a­lent of rot­ten toma­toes being flung your way. Your assailants may not even be aware of how offen­sive their emo­tion­al garbage is or how much it could affect you. That’s all the more rea­son to sur­round your­self with your own per­son­al ver­sion of psy­chic protection.

Hmm. I’m not so good at shielding—I tend to block absolute­ly every­thing out, or let every­thing in. Maybe I should talk to James on this one because he’s an expert.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Start phas­ing out desires that lead you back­ward, Tau­rus. In oth­er words, renounce your long­ings to recre­ate out­mod­ed plea­sures from the past; dis­own the dri­ve to be some­one you once were or to have some­thing you once had; talk your­self out of your fas­ci­na­tion with feel­ings that keep you attached to dead-end goals; and escape any addic­tions you might have to sen­sa­tions that are irrel­e­vant to your future.

Hmm. I’m not sure where that one is going.

Cur­rent Mood: 😉quixot­ic
Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
Posts created 4241

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top