Pisces :: Pisces Rising
A koala bear. Koala bear medicine is telling you that this is a time to dream and rest. Step out of the daily grind and connect with yourself. The koala sleeps 20 hours a day. You need to recharge too. You are very empathetic and it’s very important for you to sequester yourself periodically. Now is one of those times. This week brings moments of processing old hurts. Let your feelings flow so that you can heal. Your challenge is to structure your work so that you have time to connect with yourself. It may feel as if work demands are especially high. Prioritize alone time so that you have enough energy to do what you need to do. Remember that time is not your enemy, although it may seem as if there are a lot of responsibilities to juggle. Go with the flow and listen to wisdom of the koala.
Aries :: Aries Rising
An old portrait in a museum. You can use your imagination to step back in time. Your subconscious dream-world is kicked up into high gear right now. Pay special attention to signs and symbols. You can create meaning in ways that are more intuitive than logical. Here’s your plan of action: Create an invitation. Invite in the healing, understanding or motivation that you’re seeking. Then lean back and watch for a sign, a dream, or a ping of intuition. Gentle receptivity will take your further right now than direct action. If you find that you really need something to do, turn your mind to structure. Find a simple way to structure your freedom and your inspiration.
Taurus :: Taurus Rising
The soft texture of sheepskin. You are yearning for coziness. Normally when you want to get cozy it’s fairly simple for you to curl up in your nest. The coziness you need right now is more like the comfort of truly belonging. Being able to be exactly yourself with friends who completely understand you. Feeling like there’s nothing to prove. Only the relaxation of knowing that who you are is reflected back to you. It may be time to heal old wounds around belonging. Let yourself rest. Admire and honor your friendships. It’s time to affirm for yourself that you have the structure to merge and belong. You are safe.
Gemini :: Gemini Rising
A swirling circle of color like a pinwheel or a giant lollipop. Follow the swirling colors in your minds-eye. The swirling colors symbolize an outpouring of love and experience. Play, lightness and fun. This is how you can step out into the world. This is the attitude in which you can be seen. You are a unique array of colored light. There is no one else like you. You are important and your skills are exactly what the world needs. Now is a time of confidence building. Step forward as yourself. Step away from the concerns of ego and let yourself shine bright. There may be old wounds around being seen or heard that can get cleared out right now. Blast through them.
Cancer :: Cancer Rising
Blades of grass blowing in the wind. The blades of grass describe the movement of the invisible wind. Think about wind. You are like the wind right now. You are a force. You are moving in an unpredictable direction. You are gentle or strong. You are able to contact the highest precipice or the lowest valley. Take this metaphor further by considering your current moment. Here are your questions for self-study: How are you directing the momentum of your thoughts? How are you validating your strength? How are you validating your gentleness? How are you finding inspiration? You may want to form strong opinions right now. Form them. Believe them. And be open to adjustment if the wind changes direction.
Leo :: Leo Rising
Braking quickly in a go-cart. What’s in your control? You may be stuck on the idea of being in the driver’s seat right now. Remember that this is all a game. All of life is designed for the purpose of expansion. You can’t lose yourself. Which means that there is nothing you have to control. These are tough lessons, but just play around with the idea of letting go. See how far you can coast. If you loosen your grip, you have more room for self-expression. The important pieces will still fall into place.
Virgo :: Virgo Rising
An umbrella. Let’s link these ideas- protection, partnership, healing. There are a couple of possible combinations. Your self-protection allows you to form healthy partnership which leads to healing old relationship patterns. Or, allowing yourself to lean into the concept of partnership gives you the protection of “belonging” which can help you heal old fears. A third option is that knowing you are inherently safe leads to healing which can help you form or expand a conscious partnership. Maybe these options are not so different from each other. Take this time to play around with these different ideas and discover your next level of growth.
Libra :: Libra Rising
A game of dominoes. Sliding the pieces into place. It’s time to get some of the basics sorted out. Cleaning your closet can lead to deep healing and growth. Scrubbing the bottom of the refrigerator can help your ancient wounds dissolve. But before we get too carried away, let’s remember that the symbol here describes a game. So make this fun! Create order and have a blast. Get grounded in practical daily habits and giggle about it. Let the details come into magnified view. Put everything into place and make room for your heart to expand.
Scorpio :: Scorpio Rising
Dogs howling at the moon. Dogs bring the medicine of loyal friendship and service. These precious friends are vocally directing you to connect with your innermost emotions. Crack open your emotional flow with a howl of self-expression. Maybe your howl take the form of an artwork of some kind; song, dance painting, etc. Maybe your howl reminds you to play freely like a child and let go. Maybe your howl guides you to your ecstasy. Your healing self-expression can help you remember that you are worthy.
Sagittarius :: Sagittarius Rising
Hot cocoa. It’s time to nestle in. Nurture and comfort yourself. Surround yourself with softness. Let your inner child come out and play. Find out what would make them most happy. You need to do some healing, so set yourself up with time, space and nurturance. Investigate your emotional security and bolster it up if need be. Any outer limitations are just reminding you to get steady inside. Your strong urge to take yourself very seriously can be tempered by giving your inner child some attention. Pick an age and ask that version of yourself how they are feeling right now. Give your inner child lots of room to express their feelings.
Capricorn :: Capricorn Rising
Geodesic dome. Connect the dots to create a new kind of structure. Something next level. Your mind is busy right now and you have lots of variables to consider. Pump up your meditation practice so that your mind is more clear. Slow down the thoughts so that you can apply more structure. This heightened ability to think and dream mixed with just the right amount of structure may lead you to a stellar innovation. Make sure you consciously understand the problems you are trying to solve, then step back and let your subconscious mind do the majority of the processing.
Aquarius :: Aquarius Rising
Handfuls of daisies. The bounty of the earth provides a lovely metaphor for you right now. You are rich. You are abundant. You can let your confidence bloom accordingly. Let yourself heal any old security fears by focusing on the moment. Love yourself now. There is nothing more important than your love for yourself. It’s the best security you will ever have. Give yourself handfuls of daisies to remind yourself that you are a child of the earth. In our world, it’s sometimes hard to believe in abundance. But remember this, activism is most effective when it’s rooted in self-love. It’s easiest to envision solutions when you feel that you are rich with possibility. As you work for progress you’ll find it’s easier to inspire others when you are rooted in abundance.