- Man pleads guilty but mentally ill in 2013 murder
- Telephone, computer network outages at 22 Rockford schools
- Byron native selected as Sailor of the Year for Navy Band Southwest
- Illinois Tollway awards $337 million in contracts, sets budget
- 44 earn bachelor’s degrees at Saint Anthony College of Nursing
- Goodwill opens Donation Express site on Perryville
- Rock Valley College to manage TechWorks program
- University of Illinois at Chicago names chancellor
- Salvation Army to distribute food, toys to nearly 2,000 families
- American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act signed into law
Your Horoscope: Week of Dec. 2-8, 2009
This Week: This month starts out with a bang. The full moon in Gemini creates opportunities to gather with those of like mind. Expansions with friendships and business is indicated. I’m giving you fair warning now. Not only does Mercury go retrograde on the 27th of this month, but we will also have the opportunity to experience a blue moon in Cancer Dec. 31 with a partial eclipse. So, plan your New Year’s Eve festivities now. This will be a dynamic evening with the ability to create change within your life. This is the best time to develop your spiritual sense and inner connection to your personal higher power. The ability to see into the future is available. Focus on positive long-term dreams, goals and ambitions. It is easily obtainable, as long as you avoid those with negative attitudes. They need to find their way on their own.
Aries (March 21 to April 19)—Romance is definitely a subject on the table this week. Allow it to flow through you and break down all of your brick walls. A healing process is transpiring regarding the loss of a loved one. This is creating a rippling effect within your home. You have the ability to protect your environment. Don’t second-guess yourself.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20)-—It may be time to call another on the carpet regarding a financial situation. Slowly, but surely, present a “trap” that will spring into action as time evolves. Do not force an issue; gather information slowly. In the end, you will end up at the top of your game. You may find yourself missing another from your past midweek. Lo and behold, he or she arrives.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20)—Try not to fear the unknown. You can dump the paranoid behavior as well. This is coming from an old primary family situation, and it does not fit you now. Although another is trying to make you wear this, it’s time you allow yourself the opportunity to have “your own life.” All of the apron strings are cut, and you can definitely cook your own food.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22)—A brand-new opportunity awaits you. Career and romance seem to go hand-in-hand. Although you are trying hard not to intermingle the two, it’s inevitable this will be an open-ended deal. Enjoy yourself, and bask in the limelight. This is your time.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22)—Another is going to have to pay for his or her mistakes shortly. Do not cave in on this aspect. You deserve to be validated, and the extra help will be extremely positive for your long-term goals. Remember, you cannot change or fix another, only yourself. Allow the love that has surfaced in the recent past to develop now. It’s a safe place to be.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)—Wow, all eyes are on you. A change of appearance and how you present yourself has definitely taken shape over the past few weeks. There is an air of confidence that has not been evident around you for a very long time. You will be drawing to yourself an entirely different set of individuals that will encourage your long-term goals. Oh, by the way, you’re not crazy. Your intuition has been dead on all along.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)—There is a fresh perspective on an old business idea at this time. Take your time, investigate, and you will find you’re in the right place at the right time. Others are totally supportive of you and will go to the limit to help out in a time of need. Finances are definitely taking a turn for the better. Understand you deserve this.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)—Gentle, loving support is what you need to exhibit this week. It takes time and patience to help another to arrive at the same page you are on. Your intuition is dead on. Do not take a crowbar to an aspect. Allow another to come to you with a problem. Do not take the behavior of another personally. By next week, all will be in order.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)—Wow, exciting new trends are beginning and are taking shape and form now. Rest up and make sure you’re taking care of your physical body. You will be on high alert with all of the activity that is transforming now. A new job, home or love relationship is on the forefront. Your finances flourish by week’s end. Count your blessings.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)—News from long distance will be very well received. The missing puzzle piece is about to unfold, giving you the advantage that has been missing as of late. An old love will try to contact you. Try not to get sucked in and allow this to affect your current situation. When all is said and done, you have all of the information you need.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)—Go for it! You have a connection that will allow you to grow spiritually, emotionally and financially. Try not to allow another to downplay your current emotional high. Surround yourself with those of like mind and spirit. You will be surprised at the result of your own efforts.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20)—It is extremely important you pay close attention to how your emotions are affecting others. You need to protect your loved ones from negative aspects. Try to allow another to speak his or her peace, and then from here on out, focus on you. Someone is really trying to gain your confidence. Can you acknowledge his or her emotions?
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the December 2-8, 2009 issue