By Denise Guzzardo
Week of Feb. 26-March 4, 2014
This Week: Mercury retrograde is out the door as of Feb. 28. However, the rippling effects remain in motion for a while after the fact, so keep that in mind. The new moon arrives March 1 in the sensitive sign of Pisces. Connections and emotions from the past will stir confusion within us in various degrees. This doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, opportunities like these can provide enlightenment and allow emotional clarity to shine through, and then we can let it go. Knowing this, keep your mind set in the present time frame as much as possible this week. Stick with the new and improved whenever possible.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) — You may be feeling a little bit under the weather early on this week. Try not to put a guilt trip on yourself about what you have or have not accomplished. Take time to rest and focus on your health instead. By week’s end, you will be able to make up for lost time, and there will be room for a little amusement as well. Finances are improving this month.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) — Take a moment to reflect on all of your accomplishments. You may be placing too much emphasis on the glass-half-empty mentality. When you can truly embrace all that you have achieved, a second wind will arrive and take you to the next level. A past love may regret leaving you behind and want to make amends this week. This may be just the validation you needed.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) — You may be instrumental in hooking up people who can grow and develop from one another. If you see the connection, allow yourself to become the catalyst for this aspect to take place. A little time and energy on your part will create a positive karmic payback. Romantic elements strike a harmonious chord now. What’s old is new again.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) — Take the time to celebrate the achievements of another this week. If you pour some energy into a loved one’s accomplishments, your own life will show even more promise and success. There may be a little underlying fear with this individual’s leap of faith. Tell them you know they will succeed. You will score a major business contact this week. All of the stars align in your favor.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22) — Large groups or organizations will be singing your praises now. Make sure you are available to receive your rewards. Hiding out in your shell will not benefit you at this time. It’s your turn to shine, so hit the pavement running. You have a lot of catching up to do this week. A friend sees you in an entirely different light now. By week’s end, you will have expanded your social circle even more.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) — Try to find some humor in this short-term work project you’re involved in, otherwise you will lose your mind with all of the nonsense involved with it. You may have been strategically placed in this setting to teach those around you valuable lessons. For one, how to lighten up! If they don’t end up “getting it,” consider the source, and move on. Maybe down the road it will sink in somehow. You are making a difference. It may not be evident now.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) — It may be time to put a secondary plan of action into effect with your finances. You’re on the upswing, and you have to believe in yourself. The minute we start allowing fear to infiltrate our lives, we’re asking for trouble. An old friendship may try to revise itself this week. Although you may have your reservations regarding this aspect, it maybe a good idea to hear what they have to say. You will find knowledge in this interaction, regardless of the outcome.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) — Romance will bring you so much clarity this week. You’re in a place where you can acknowledge your heart’s desires and live your life to the fullest. Bring thanks to those who have encouraged you to take a leap of faith. If you remember to do this, you will receive all the more blessings in the near future. A child or pet may require some praise and encouragement. A little bit goes a long way.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) — You know exactly what you want and how to get it. This may take some time, and patience may not be one of your strongest virtues, but this will arrive eventually. There is something to be said for earning it yourself, whether this is an item, an emotion or an accomplishment. Now that you can see you have the ability to do this on your own, the rest should fall magically into place. You have the opportunity to resolve some differences with another this week. Get it over with.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) — Romance may require your undivided attention this week. Sweeping this aspect under the rug will only create a pile you could trip over later. If you take a compassionate approach, you will see immediate results. Finances are powerful and additional income may come from a creative source. It’s time to dust off the canvas and utilize these gifts of yours for the greater good. Place items you have no use for up for sale. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) — Opportunities for romantic encounters develop in the weeks to come. Be open and receptive. You’re going through an emotional rebirth at this time. As you emerge from the darkness, you are able to see how valuable your contributions to humanity are. These aspects allow us to strip away all of the old and create a new way of thinking and receiving. This is a valuable time to rebuild your life. The weekend is filled with surprises.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) — A love connection from your past may be weighing heavily on your mind. It may be a better idea to check in on them through a third party than going directly to the source. A dark-haired male makes an offer you can’t refuse this week. Why not look at all of the possibilities that could develop out of this endeavor? You’re in a position to expand and grow now. Put your ideas into action. The rippling effect of this benefits everyone involved.
For an extended astrological forecast or psychic consultation, contact Denise at (815) 398-3983.
From the Feb. 26-March 4, 2014 issue