July 11—17, 2018

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Vivian Carol
Vivian Carol

For All Signs:  This week we begin an eclipse season on July 12 with the new Moon in Cancer.  It continues through and beyond the Full Moon eclipse in Aquarius on July 27.  The sign of Cancer is about nourishing, food and safety for those unable to care for themselves (children, elderly, handicapped).  There are numerous global and local issues active on this subject.  The USA, with its Cancer Ascendant has been long known as the breadbasket of the world.  This country’s face is twisting into an evil entity and has lost its reputation as the receptive, mother-like caretaker.  The Full Moon eclipse on July 27 is in Aquarius, a sign whose dark side is politically tough and favors corporate bodies over individuals.  It does have its better qualities, but much of what I am seeing is the lower side of Aquarius, rigid and opinionated.  It may be that we have to experience this darker side in order to motivate us to fight for the brighter, open-minded and freedom-oriented version described in “The Age of Aquarius”.

Aries: You may be feeling stressed due to relationship challenges.  Don’t let it blow your blood pressure.  Everyone else is stressed this summer and people freak easily.  Step back from your criticism of others and recognize that people in general are doing the best they can.

Taurus: Love life, travel, and play are favored this week.  Avoid situations that put you at odds with someone in authority.  The answer will be ‘no’.   This is a good time to discuss issues within a relationship because you are steady of mind and likely to be realistic, in relation to yourself as well as others

Gemini: Circumstances may cause you to feel cornered into giving time and attention to something or someone you would rather not.  This looks like a situation in which you can’t win.  Either you will feel guilty or you will comply.  Fortunately this dilemma looks relatively short.

Cancer:  (June 20 – July 21)  Please read the lead paragraph.  On the 12th of July, the eclipsed New Moon will be in your sign.  Your ideals may be challenged by others who do not wish to cooperate.  Make no effort to persuade them now.  Do what you can do on your own.  In time your challenger(s) will see your vision.

Leo the Lion:  This summer you are likely being confronted with a shocking truth.  It is probably something about yourself or your early history that you did not previously know and it may alter your perspective forever.  It is meant to bring freedom from a lie, whether that lie was intentionally perpetrated or not.

Virgo:  You may need to concentrate in order to avoid critics, whether they be internal or external.  In an ideal world, you would be on vacation now and beyond the fray of daily demands.  Relationships with children and/or lovers should be going smoothly.

Libra: Some elements in your life are flowing easily and others are roadblocked.  The solution is simple.  “Go with the flow.”  Relationships may require extra work and attention.  Do what you can, but don’t take on problems that are not yours to solve.  If you feel as though you are in a double-bind, you are.  You cannot be everywhere at once.

Scorpio: Issues that have been brewing for a while in relationship(s) are coming to a turning point.  You and another may be vying for emotional control.  This can be very subtle and create long term issues that occasionally explode to the surface.  You know control is not satisfying.  Look for a means of cooperating equally in the solution.

Sagittarius: There are “signals” in your path that give you clues about what to do next.  You may meet one or more people who give you an idea or plan that could serve you well in the future.  This energy is subtle.  Don’t expect to be knocked over.  Look more deeply if something new occurs that leaves you thinking about it over and over.   It represents a message.

Capricorn:  This is not your smoothest week.  Details may nag your mind and your time like pecking ducks.  You and significant others are not having the best of communications right now. Think carefully about what is truly important to you now, at this time in your life.  Don’t allow old habits or rules from the past to make your decisions for you.

Aquarius:  Read the lead paragraph.  This eclipse occurs in your sixth house of health, co-workers, and activities related to your job.  Your physical self is more than normally reactive to the general environment.  Take especially good care of yourself.  Don’t take risks with exercise or with tools.

Pisces:  You may feel as though you came from another planet this week.  Communications may be misunderstood, snarled, or lost altogether.   Do not make assumptions about what others mean.  Ask questions and clarify for best results.

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