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- Senate rejects bill to ban smoking in cars with children present
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- Rebuilding Rockford
Your Horoscope: Week of March 13-19, 2013
By Denise Guzzardo
Week of March 13-19, 2013
This Week: Good-bye, Mercury retrograde (March 17), and good riddance for now. Remember, when Mercury goes direct, it can be just as vicious as when it moves into the retrograde position. Be cautious during travel, and communication can tend to go haywire during this time frame as well. Try to fly under the radar as best as you can. There is light at the end of the tunnel next week, and it’s not a train. Stay safe, patient and balanced — all is well that ends well.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) — A solid foundation connected with career is aligning now. Keep your finger firmly on the pulse of this activity, and expect the best in the weeks to come. Changes within your residence are also beginning to take shape and form. You are about to embark on some delicious aspects; however, this will require a tremendous amount of energy. Get plenty of rest, and eat your Wheaties. Your world is about to rock in the best possible light.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — Highly-charged combative energies influence those around you at this time, so let’s not set a match to them. This would be a great time to just go within and focus on your own personal goals. You do not need to get in the middle, attempt to be the peacekeeper or fight anyone else’s battles. Your words and wisdom could be misconstrued under these planetary influences and will fall upon deaf ears. Expand your social circle. You have fallen into a rut.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) — Impromptu travel is indicated, and favorable results will follow. Health concerns and romantic aspects will take a positive turn this week as a result of the past new moon’s influence. You are finally able to get to the bottom of a long-standing problem and resolve it. If you have been thinking about a friend or love from your past, it appears that they will be surfacing in the weeks to come. Secrets are revealed and put to a final rest.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) — Dignity and strength are a virtue you need to hold onto this week, even though you may feel as though you are caught between a rock and a hard place. Romance is highlighted, and outside influences do not appear to pose as big of a problem as they once did in the past. Try not to overreact to a friend or co-worker with childish behavior now. Set a delicate, but firm, boundary with this individual. They are responsible for their own happiness, not you. Keep that in mind.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) — You may be feeling overly sensitive and melancholy over lost love or friendships. It may appear that your past fears connected to your future are coming to fruition. Listen to your inner voice, and try to retrace your steps. All is not lost, but you do need to keep in mind that this won’t just fix itself. Any efforts you put into motion will be received graciously, but you need to step up and make them happen. You have nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) — You will receive kudos for a job well done, so embrace this. Pay very close attention to children and pets this week as well as a female friend or family member. They may need some extra care or protection. If something feels off in your gut, then act upon it, but listen to your inner voice first. Romance will definitely take a turn for the better this week. You’re feeling more confident about the choices you make.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) — Unbeknownst to you, you have made quite an impression on someone who honors your ability to stand up for your convictions. This will only lend to your credibility, and you have aligned with an unexpected support system in the long run. Hold on to your values. No matter how hard a negative individual may try to interfere, they can’t take that away from you.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) — You have become wise and comfortably numb. Perhaps this is a good thing. It is then, and only then, that we are in a position to help those who truly matter, as well as ourselves. You really don’t give yourself enough credit for your wisdom, but in time, you will see that the rest of the world does have the ability to catch up to you. Well, maybe not the entire rest of the world, but trust me, you are making a huge difference in the lives of those who are present and willing to do the work.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) — At the 11th hour, help will arrive to move you through a difficult time. You have had so many irons in the fire that you don’t even know which end is up anymore. Slowly, but surely, those around you begin to acknowledge the roles they are supposed to play in the grand scheme of things, and cut you some slack. Be open to any unexpected random acts of kindness from others. Angels are not always so evident at first glance. You have been sent here to “teach.” Make sure the lesson you provide is a positive one.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) — Patience is a virtue, or so they say. Lately, your patience has been tested in every way, shape and form. Sometimes we need to just take a deep breath and find the humor in some of these challenges. In the grand scheme of things, you’re in much better shape than you can envision. Your wisdom and strength will carry you for miles, even after your feet get tired.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) — You have been tested beyond your limits with heartache and concern over your loved ones. Mentally, emotionally and spiritually, you feel as though you have been dragged through the wringer. Be very conscious of “feeling” each and every challenge the universe has presented to you . However, don’t overlook a blessing in disguise that may arrive in the form of a small package. Whether this be of the two-legged or four-legged variety, love and emotional support are on the way. Make room for them.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) — You will be in a position to collaborate with a powerful group or individual this next lunar cycle — the perfect fit of financial success and creativity. New options, locations and romantic aspects arrive without a hitch. It’s time to make peace with an old rival. Present yourself in the best possible light.
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the March 13-19, 2013, issue