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Your Horoscope: Week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2013
By Denise Guzzardo
Week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2013
This Week: Mercury continues its course in retrograde and mischief-making through Nov. 10, so continue to use caution with travel and communications during this time. The beginning of November provides the finishing touches of the last lunar eclipse (Oct. 18 in Aries) with a solar eclipse in Scorpio Nov. 3. This eclipse marks a turning point for many reasons. The ability to put so many of these unresolved past issues to rest will be a welcomed relief for many of you. Grand opportunities begin to manifest during this time as well. However, an eclipse in Scorpio can bring hidden influences to an unexpected light. So, if any of you are partnering in deceptive practices, you may be caught during a time like this. Honor yourself, take the high road during times like these, and all will go well.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) — Help out — take turns with mundane tasks and obligations now. This could be within the workforce or within your own personal realm. These friends and loved ones who feel overwhelmed at this time will notice your generous contributions. Health issues could be a contributing factor in their lack of initiative. If you step up to the plate, it will not be forgotten anytime to soon.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — It’s time to let go of the past. Move into the new positive direction that the universe has provided for you now. Old, worn-out thoughts, emotions and ideas will not allow you to progress, therefore hindering you from the happiness to which you are entitled. Negative-thinking individuals need to be kicked to the curb. Negativity can be extremely contagious.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) — You’re on a roll with career. Major breakthroughs have aligned in your favor. However, you may have misplaced your knack for utilizing good judgment or intuition regarding the character of another in your personal realm. A female with an addiction problem may be creating more difficulties for you than you can imagine. Stay awake and focused — you may need to call a spade a spade.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) — Romance may be on the back burner the first part of this week. You need to tie up all of the loose ends that have been hanging on your last nerve recently. As the work week comes to a close, you are ready, willing and able to make up for lost time with the object of your affection. Even though this has been an uncertain bumpy road, positive clarity is arriving quickly.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) — You have the tools, now you are in a position to use them correctly. It doesn’t matter that it has taken a while for everything to culminate — the time is now to activate all you have learned. Take a leap of faith, and avoid those “naysayers” who want to bring you down to their level. Keep your emotional life close to your heart this week. It is nobody’s business where you are headed with your long-term goals.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) — It will let up, I promise. These challenges and financial confrontations are only temporary. In a way, these will only help you value what is closest to your heart now. With this newfound clarity, you will become equally refreshed and rejuvenated. Remember the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life — the world would not be the same if you had never been born.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) — It may be time to come out of la-la land and face some harsh facts about your long-term goals. You have had some unrealistic thoughts about the welfare of another. Be prepared for some unexpected responsibilities to land on you shortly. Get plenty of rest, and set some time, money and energy away for the unknown. This way, you won’t arrive unprepared.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) — Watch the tendency to become vindictive. You have the right to be frustrated with the actions of others, but there is no point in getting even. The universe has your back and is aligning a protective element for you and your loved ones. Trust that it will take care of things when the time is right. Take time out to repair an injured relationship. You won’t regret it.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) — In the beginning of November, your finances will finally be on track. Up until recently, you have been on pins and needles robbing Peter to pay Paul. Take this time to investigate your long-term goals. It’s never too late to develop a plan for the future. With that said, trust that all of your dreams, hopes and ambitions will manifest.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) — Guard that your ego does not get the better of you this week. You have worked very hard to get to this point in time that you are at now. There is no point in backsliding. This mentality is counterproductive to your long-term goals. In other words, if you can’t say something nice about someone, it’s better not to say anything at all.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) — All eyes are on you this week. Lady Luck is riding alongside you with a purpose. Take advantage of the opportunities that present themselves now. Romance begins to heat up for you this month. Thursday provides new business opportunities. Dress for success.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) — Your household is not in alignment, and ignoring this has actually created more conflict. Someone has become the scapegoat for all of the upheaval, and now it appears they have removed themselves from the problem. Now you should be able to see what the real issues are, so take the action you need to take to find inner peace. Midweek, a new business contact will be available. Have all of your ducks in a row.
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2013, issue