Your Weekly Horoscope From Rob Brezsny: A ‘Free Will Astrology’

Our associate Rob Brezsny gives his weekly knowledge to enlighten our pondering and inspire our temper. Rob’s Free Will Astrology, is a syndicated weekly column showing in over 100 publications. He’s additionally the writer of Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How All of Creation Is Conspiring To Bathe You with Blessings. (A free preview of the guide is out there right here.)

Right here is your weekly horoscope…

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY – Week of August 26, 2023
Copyright by Rob Brezsny,

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):
“I don’t consider that in an effort to be attention-grabbing or significant, a relationship has to work out—in fiction or in actual life.” So says Virgo novelist Elizabeth Curtis Sittenfeld, and I agree. Simply because a romantic bond didn’t final without end doesn’t imply it was a waste of power. An intimate connection you as soon as loved however then broke off might need taught you classes which might be essential to your future. In accordance with astrological omens, I invite you to acknowledge and have a good time these previous experiences of togetherness. Interpret them not as failures however as presents.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22):
The quantity of garbage produced by the trendy world is staggering: over 2 billion tons per 12 months. You and I can diminish our contributions to this mess, although we should overcome the temptation to assume our private efforts can be futile. Can we actually assist save the world by shopping for secondhand items, procuring at farmer’s markets, and curbing our use of paper? Perhaps somewhat. And right here’s the bonus: We improve our psychological well being by lowering the waste we engender. Doing so offers us a extra swish and congenial relationship with life. The approaching weeks can be a wonderful time to meditate and act on this lovely reality.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):
I hope that within the coming weeks, you’ll wash extra dishes, do extra laundry, and scrub extra flooring than you ever have earlier than. Clear the loos with further fervor, too. Scour the oven and fridge. Make your mattress with excessive precision. Bought all that, Scorpio? JUST KIDDING! Every part I simply stated was a lie. Now right here’s my genuine message: Keep away from grunt work. Be as free and playful and spontaneous as you’ve got ever been. Search record-breaking ranges of enjoyable and amusement. Experiment with the excessive arts of good pleasure and profound pleasure.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
Pricey Sagittarius the Archer: To achieve success within the coming weeks, you don’t must hit the precise heart of the bull’s-eye each time—and even anytime. Merely capturing your arrows so that they land someplace contained in the fourth or third concentric rings can be a really optimistic growth. Identical is true if you’re engaged in a state of affairs with metaphorical resemblances to a recreation of horseshoes. Even when you don’t throw any ringers in any respect, simply getting shut might be sufficient to win the match. That is one time in your life when perfection isn’t essential to win.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):
I think you might be about to flee the stuffy labyrinth. There could also be a brief adjustment interval, however quickly you can be operating half-wild in a liberated zone the place you gained’t must dilute and censor your self. I’m not implying that your exile within the enclosed house was purely oppressive. Under no circumstances. You discovered some cool magic in there, and it’ll serve you effectively in your expansive new setting. Right here’s your homework task: Determine 3 ways you’ll reap the benefits of your extra freedom.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):
Although my mom is a sensible, wise individual with few mystical propensities, she generally talks a couple of supernatural imaginative and prescient she had. Her mom, my grandmother, had been disabled by a large stroke. It left her barely in a position to do greater than chortle and transfer her left arm. However months later, on the morning after grandma died, her spirit confirmed up in a pink ballerina costume doing ecstatic pirouettes subsequent to my mom’s mattress. My mother noticed it as a communication about how joyful she was to be freed from her wounded physique. I point out this reward of grace as a result of I think you’ll have at the very least one comparable expertise within the coming weeks. Be alert for messages out of your departed ancestors.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20):
“Those that know the reality aren’t equal to those that adore it,” stated the traditional Chinese language sage Confucius. Amen! Looking for to grasp actuality with chilly, unfeeling rationality is at greatest boring and at worst harmful. I am going as far as to say that it’s inconceivable to deeply comprehend something or anybody except we love them. Actually! I’m not exaggerating or being poetical. In my philosophy, our quest to be awake and see really requires us to summon an abundance of affectionate consideration. I nominate you to be the champion practitioner of this strategy to intelligence, Pisces. It’s your birthright! And I hope you flip it up full blast within the coming weeks.

ARIES (March 21-April 19):
Not one of the books I’ve written has appeared on the New York Instances best-seller record. Even when my future books do effectively, I’ll by no means meet up with Aries author James Patterson, who has had 260 books on the distinguished record. My gross sales won’t ever rival his, both. He has earned over $800 million from the 425 million copies his readers have purchased. Whereas I don’t anticipate you Rams to ever enhance your revenue to Patterson’s degree, both, I think the following 9 months will carry you unprecedented alternatives to enhance your monetary state of affairs. For greatest outcomes, edge your manner towards doing extra of what you like to do.

TAURUS (April 20-Might 20):
Addressing a lover, D. H. Lawrence stated that “having you close to me” meant that he would “by no means stop to be stuffed with newness.” That may be a sensational praise! I want all of us might have such an affect in our lives: a prod that helps arouse limitless novelty. Right here’s the excellent news, Taurus: I think it’s possible you’ll quickly be blessed with a energetic supply of such stimulation, at the very least briefly. Are you prepared and desperate to welcome an inflow of freshness?

GEMINI (Might 21-June 20):
People have been consuming beer for at the very least 13,000 years and consuming bread for 14,500. We’ve loved cheese for 7,500 years and popcorn for six,500. Likelihood is good that at the very least a few of these 4 are consolation meals for you. Within the coming weeks, I recommend you get an ample share of them or some other scrumptious nourishments that make you’re feeling well-grounded and deep-rooted. It’s essential to give further care to stabilizing your foundations. You could have a mandate to domesticate safety, stability, and fidelity. Right here’s your homework: Determine three issues you are able to do to make you’re feeling completely at dwelling on the planet.

CANCER (June 21-July 22):
On Instagram, I posted a favourite quote from poet Muriel Rukeyser: “The world is fabricated from tales, not atoms.” I added my very own thought: “You might be fabricated from tales, too.” A lot of my tales occur whereas I’m alone with my internal world. My nightly goals are a few of my favourite tales.” Anyway, Cancerian, I’m providing this change to you now since you are in a story-rich part of your life. The tales coming your manner, whether or not they happen in social settings or within the privateness of your personal fantasies, can be further attention-grabbing, instructional, and motivational. Collect them in with gusto! Have a good time them!

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22):
Creator A. Conan Doyle stated, “It has lengthy been my axiom that the little issues are infinitely an important.” Non secular trainer Jon Kabat-Zinn muses, “The little issues? The little moments? They aren’t little.” Right here’s writer Robert Brault’s recommendation: “Benefit from the little issues, for sooner or later it’s possible you’ll look again and notice they had been the massive issues.” Historical Chinese language sage Lao-Tzu gives even additional nuance so that you can ponder this week: “To know you’ve got sufficient is to be wealthy.”

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