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Your Horoscope: Week of Dec. 11-17, 2013
By Denise Guzzardo
Week of Dec. 11-17, 2013
This Week: The full moon in Gemini (Dec. 17) provides some interesting opportunities personally as well as professionally. Take advantage of these aspects as they arrive. However, other deep-seated planetary alignments set themselves up for disruption with the powers that be over the next few months. There will be turbulence with government, upper management and large corporations. We need to try really hard to maintain a personal peace within ourselves as we observe these shifts and changes around us. Rise above it, move around it, but whatever you do, don’t immerse yourself in it. Contributing to this type of energy does not provide the physical or emotional wellness each and every one of us deserves.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) — Family matters may have you feeling frustrated early on this week. Maintaining a balance between competitive family members as well as their inability to move out of the past and into the present can be exhausting. Try not to take too much of this on yourself, and set boundaries during this time. An offer of work is on the horizon in the weeks to come. Check it out.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — Midweek may bring unexpected news from someone from your past. You may have to act quickly on this to strike the chord you’re looking for. You have backup from unusual sources, allowing you to move forward in the best possible light. Romance appears to be taking a turn for the better by week’s end.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) — You may need to change your plans quickly as a result of an unforeseen event. This may start out feeling like a disappointment; however, by week’s end, it will make perfect sense to you why you needed to alter your schedule. You are in the right place at the right time to benefit with your career sector. Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) — A female friend or family member may need your help with an emotional or financial aspect this week. Don’t expect her to be completely open about it. There may be an element of pride that stands in her way of asking for help. Listen carefully, then use this time to let her know you’ve got her back. Expect the unexpected.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) — Until you clear up the past, you’re going to have some difficulty moving into the future. Misdirected anger or energy could be at the bottom of your physical discomfort. It’s very important to keep these aspects in check. On a lighter note, good news arrives from a friend or family member who has been sitting on the brink of success. A perfect opportunity to celebrate.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) — Romantic elements are on the forefront this week. Your charm and wit will not be overlooked, and others find you captivating. A setback with work or business previously will not be an issue for you now. Additional revenue or new opportunities are on the horizon.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) — Try not to let another bully you with fear tactics this week. Your mind is made up, and there is nothing else to be said about it. If someone insists on pushing the limits with you, ensure them that you will not submit to their demands. Once this is clear, they will not have the energy to follow through. You will be at the top of your game by week’s end.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) — Plans may change quickly without much notice, but there may be a good reason for it. The unforeseen problems that arrive without much warning make it clear that divine intervention is at work here. Try not to focus on lack at this time. Look at all of the signs — they are pointing you in a new direction.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) — There are no coincidences. This is a time where you are running into everyone from your past. These chance meetings hold the key to future success. You will be expanding your career sector in ways you never thought you could imagine. By spring, all of your hard work and efforts will come to fruition. The past holds the key to your future.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) — Be cautious with communication regarding a friend or family member. Pressures are mounting, and you may not have the tools to deal with theses emotions properly. Surround yourself with tried and true individuals who have your back at all costs. Next week, you will see the money pouring in from all directions. Just in time for the holidays!
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) — A holiday gathering could bring out the worst in a friend or a family member. Keep the peace. You are clever enough to heed the warning signs and steer someone off into a new direction. It appears you hold the key to holiday peace this year. Try not to fret — you can pull it off at the 11th hour.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) — Large groups and organizations recognize you as a leader in your field this week. You may find special recognition from the media or the powers that be. Jump at the chance to utilize these tools for your cause. Those who are not aware of your gifts will soon be enlightened.
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the Dec. 11-17, 2013, issue