- Conservatives join New Hampshire rally in support of campaign finance reform
- 11 public housing residents complete job readiness training
- Youth health care enrollment event at NIU Rockford Jan. 29
- More than 50 employers at Jan. 29 job fair
- School district’s credit rating remains solid
- State Police seize LSD, cannabis, U.S. currency in I-80 arrest
- Park District names employee, team of the year
- A closer look at fracking for natural gas
- Susan Johnson, copy editor, moves on after 21 years
- Guest Column: Clean Water Act: Supporters of clean water must make their voices heard
Your Horoscope: Week of Jan. 9-15, 2013
By Denise Guzzardo
Week of Jan. 9-15, 2013
This Week: The new moon in Capricorn Jan. 11, along with Mercury, Venus and Pluto, provides a solid foundation. Structure and discipline, along with a strong moral compass, surround this time frame, allowing us to stick to the task at hand and get the job done right. This is also a time where eyes become wide open to the truth regarding emotional situations and conflict. Take advantage of this time frame within those guidelines, and you will find you can move mountains without much of an effort.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) — There appears to be a tremendous focus on family matters at this time. You may be placed in a position where you need to rise above the normal call of duty to help someone else. You seem to know exactly what to say to soothe the shattered nerves of a loved one. Financial aspects begin to improve during this time frame. Make the most of these active energies this week.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — Your intuition is working overtime as you notice another attempting to balance in the throes of addiction, or emotional distress. This is an ongoing struggle for this individual, and your tender words may be just what this person needs to hear now. Trust the universe and let spirit speak through you. A change in vehicle may be on the horizon as well. Don’t grab the first thing you see. Take your time and shop for a practical mode of transportation.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) — Travel plans are in the midst, and you may even be mixing business with pleasure in the weeks to come. There will certainly be accolades arriving shortly for a job well done. A family member whom you have been worried about will begin to take a stronger stance with their physical as well as emotional state. Nothing will please you more.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) — Past relationship issues could come to the surface this week. However, it appears to bring some closure or validation for you. You have the clarity to move forward now, knowing this was what the universe intended. Finances are on the upswing, and it appears you do not have to draw blood to obtain it these days. Working smarter, not harder, is the name of the game. You have finally figured this out.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) — Shocking information you receive this week could bring tears of joy. Even though you have kept the faith, fear and doubt may have occasionally crept in. Your worries are finally over. Try not to look under rocks for new ones now. Take a break from it all. Midweek offers a job opportunity or a career change for some of you. Follow up on leads and expect the unexpected.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) — Love relationships require some attention. You can no longer overlook a problem that has been a reoccurring issue. This will not go away on its own; confronting this situation head-on will give you the best results. It is a make-it-or-break-it time frame for love. Shoving your head in the sand is not going to help matters any. However, if you have found your relationship is being negatively affected by alcohol or drugs, you may need to leave it behind for good — the substance or the relationship.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) — Your head may still be spinning from the past holiday’s confusion and miscommunication. Remember, there are two sides to every story. Try not to be so quick to weigh in verbally until you have all of the facts presented to you. Then, slowly but surely, see what you can do to begin to mend these fences. By week’s end, finances are on a better track.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) — Finally, my little Scorpio friends are beginning to see a romantic shift come into view. Nothing but lessons and more lessons have been on the table regarding love the past two years. Now, there are options as well as the opportunities to balance your personal life. That annoying burr under your saddle pad will be removed from your realm shortly. The universe is weighing the scales in your favor.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) — You will find yourself favored and backed by an unexpected source at this time. Someone has taken a “shine” to you and wants you to grow and develop beyond your wildest imagination. You present yourself well, and those in the “know” recognize your tenacity and charisma. The sky is the limit now. Be open for the love and respect that is available to you now.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) — You have a secret admirer. Their life may be a little bit complicated, and they are working diligently to straighten it out. As winter rolls into spring, you will find they have cleared the slate to make room for you. Be conscious and aware of those around you. You’re in a position to improve the quality of your life immensely. Finances begin to improve as business expands. Get some rest … you’re going to be swamped shortly.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) — You may feel a bit overwhelmed with legal documents and paperwork now. Take your time and work your way through this slowly. Dot every I and cross every T. In the end, this will pay off in your favor. You’re beginning to get back to your old self, and as a result of this energy, you’re drawing to you invitations to socialize. Accept offers from those tried and true friends to get out and about. You won’t regret it.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) — With some people, you just can’t go “by the book.” Take each case scenario and put your own personal spin on this issue. If you try to put everyone in a box, you will only sell yourself short in the long run. Some people may have the characteristics of one personality, and yet they do not fit the criteria of the textbook analysis. Feel free to allow some flexibility when you’re working with others. Trust your gut, and throw out the book.
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the Jan. 9-15, 2013, issue