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Weekly horoscope (Feb. 15-21)



Aquarius The Waterbearer (Jan. 19-Feb. 18)

You have a steady mind and hands now. It is a good time to work on a project that requires concentration and careful work. You will find satisfaction this week with the routine activities of life. You may be spending time with older people, whether friends or relatives.

For All Signs: Mercury, ancient messenger god, is unusually busy throughout this week. This suggests that most of us will be preoccupied with communication of one form or another. There may be many phone calls, messages, letters, quick conversations, rapid decisions, contracts and/or papers to write. The period is favorable for probing into causes and accessing the bottom line to any matter. Beware of the tendency to jump to conclusions or take action before all the facts are clear. Remind yourself of how the old "gossip" game is played and don't take what you hear very seriously until you have found at least a second reliable source.

Aries: The pressure of pending change is making itself known in your work arena. The fulcrum is a situation that may no longer be tolerable. It is true that change is absolutely necessary, but perhaps a shift to a totally fresh solution would take the emotional sting from the situation.

Taurus: You are presented with a deep fear for your personal security. A partner (business or personal) may be pulling the strings. It might be legal. Obsessing is not productive, though anyone would be tempted to do so. Change is on the immediate horizon. It may turn out to be the best thing that happens to you.

Gemini: Please read the lead paragraph because it is about your planetary ruler. It looks as though you will need to tie a knot at the end of the rope and hold on tightly. The scenery and circumstances in your environment are changing rapidly. Information flows fast, and it could be hard to make a decision due to constantly incoming data.

Cancer: Your romantic side is cooperating well with your nurturing side at this time. This is especially good for female friendships. Make a date for lunch and reconnect with people you like. A different aspect suggests your attention is mildly snagged between the big picture and the little details.

Leo: This is a week in which you must look at debt, along with taxes, estate matters, or any other type of resource that you share with others. It is possible that you have been operating under an illusion related to one or more of these matters. The truth surfaces now so that you can handle your resources with more accurate information.

Virgo: Keep your attention fastened on your higher side this week. Otherwise, your mind could be drawn down into worry or dark fantasies. Find someone who is in need and give them a helping hand. Enjoy the imagination of others, i.e., in books, movies or plays.

Libra: Changes may be occurring in your primary relationship. One or the other of you is probably trying to hang onto what is familiar. Changes and growth must be allowed to happen or the relationship will become stale. Let things flow naturally. Don't jump to conclusions or make problems bigger than they are.

Scorpio: There may be a minor skirmish with a partner or roommate over the sharing of resources. This is not the ultimate deal breaker and the moments of discomfort pass fairly quickly if your relationship is basically sound. Don't turn the issue into a disaster. Let it go and choose a better time in the future to deal openly with the problem.

Sagittarius: You and your partner are particularly enjoying each other at this time. You are sharing your dreams and ideas for a brighter future. You may have fortunate circumstances related to the Internet, travel and publishing. Your ability to see the big picture is especially useful during this period.

Capricorn: You have a desire to make changes to home and/or other property, but you hit a brick wall that tells you "no." Maybe this is a person who disagrees or possibly it is some type of inalterable rule in your mind. Step back two paces and allow your mind to open a crack to a fresh and do-able idea.

Pisces: Expect your schedule to be packed this week. Try to build in some quiet space for yourself. You have positive aspects related to communications, writing, travel and influential friends. You have the power to persuade and to heal others with your accurate perceptions.

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