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Your Horoscope: Week of Aug. 7-13, 2013
By Denise Guzzardo
Week of Aug. 7-13, 2013
This Week: The new moon in Leo Aug. 6 can have a healing effect on all of us. This is also a time that can enhance our opportunities with games of chance and risks. Romantic aspects are emphasized at this time as well. A healing element comes into play to smooth ruffled feathers from last week’s relationship challenges. Offer sincere apologies, and do not take a crowbar to an old argument. Who says we have to be right all of the time? At the end of the day, regrets should not be a part of our list of things accomplished.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) — A friendship could quickly turn into a romantic relationship. Be cautious not to move too fast. Make sure you really want to cross that line. Once the transition takes place, there is no going back. However, this can also be the best thing to happen to both of you. Take your time and allow this to unfold naturally.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — It’s time to get practical and accomplish those tasks that really need addressing. You can no longer overlook a repair of a large-ticket item such as a home or vehicle without putting it at risk of ruin. The past is weighing heavily on the way you’re conducting business in the present. Use the new moon in Leo Aug. 6 to let it go for good now, as it no longer serves you in any productive light.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) — You may find yourself past the point of annoyed regarding the way another may be taking care of themselves, a pet or child now. It may be more wise to work behind the scenes to get things under control than to flat-out blast them. Midweek finds you in a delightful dilemma: you cannot pick the wrong path.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) — Do not allow an insecure female to disrupt your happy home. This has gone too far now, and it’s time to call in a favor. Ask an older, wiser female to dismantle this bomb. She will have the power and ability to know where the fuse is. At week’s end, you’re putting together a fabulous financial deal.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) — Make absolutely sure you have let all of your loved ones know exactly how much they mean to you at this time. You have gone through some major changes the past few months, and it has been quite stressful on you. You may not have always “minded your tongue” when you have barked out your concerns. This is still weighing heavily on your loved ones’ minds and has also affected the way they navigate around you. Clear the air with love and appreciation now.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) — Romance has your back, allowing you to feel in tip-top shape. Even though you have felt like a tiny ship tossed about at sea with your emotions, you have the ability to receive love at this time. Career will fall into place after the first of the year. Take a leap of faith, and manifest your biggest hopes, dreams and ambitions. You will not fail.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) — The perfect fit and the perfect timing arrive at the 11th hour this week. You are about to move forward in an entirely different direction with career and your personal life. Trust that the universe has a bigger plan for you. Even though you may not have complete control over it today, you will master this skill in time.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) — You are still trying to figure out what is normal after a long bout of insanity with situations you were exposed to in the past few months. Because of your loving nature, you may have been a bit brainwashed into thinking some of this behavior was OK or even appropriate. Turn to a third party to move some of this through your system — it will help. Others may project their fears and concerns in your direction now. Don’t take it on; read between the lines.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) — If you can see it in your mind’s eye, it’s a possibility. Travel will be indicated soon, with a perfect balance of mixing business with pleasure. Finances are extremely favorable this week. You will be able to cover all of your responsibilities as well as treat yourself to something positive. Try not to worry about the weeks to come. A lump sum will arrive, providing plenty of cash to cover all of the bases. Take some time to show your loved one how much you care. They may have been on the back burner too long.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) — All eyes are on you at this time. Present yourself in the best possible light. Expansions with career are on the horizon. You’re networking with those who will benefit you in the year to come. Expect the upcoming weeks to find your social calendar full. Take a “girls’/boys’” night out midweek — you won’t regret it.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) — Think outside the box and try not to fall into your “technical thinking.” Someone is presenting you with an unconventional way of thought. This has happened for a reason, and it’s your job to figure out how this applies to your lifestyle now. Friday, a dark-haired female gives you some insight to an old wound or long-standing problem. A mutual “crush” is evident now. You know it and they know it. Do something about it.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) — A negative person is taking out their frustrations on you, or worse yet, a loved one. This is not the time to go hiding your head in the sand. You need to defend your family and friends during this lunar cycle. You may be considering a change of work or residence at this time. The stars are aligning to make this a reality. Pay very close attention to the “signs” the universe is offering you now. Follow your heart, and the rest will fall into place on its own. A long-term commitment is on your mind as well. Expect the unexpected this week.
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the Aug. 7-13, 2013, issue