are a time for a reality check. Be honest with yourself and others, be
sincere, and consistently do your best for the right reasons. Be humble,
view differences with infinite compassion, and consecrate your intent to
the highest good.
has initiative to take assertive steps to make the world what it wants it
to be. It may also perceive itself as the source of action.
steadily works on manifesting some form of security in an insecure and
changing world. It may take self-effort to a high art feeling pride or shame
based on the success of its efforts.
may be extremely flexible, but at times inconsistent. It may sometimes
perceive the outer world in polarized dualistic terms of good vs. bad, or
right vs. wrong, thereby perpetuating a sense of separation.
concerned with nurturing, gives generously to the family, but it may also
want to be provided for by the family.
is king or queen of subjectivity with its ego needing to be acknowledged.
This can be a potential downfall if it wants a loving and transcendent
can be analytical, but also judgmental – seeing things only in black and
white, without shades of gray. It needs to learn that every step on a path
is necessary in order to be pure and of meaningful service.
needs to attain inner balance, rather than expecting its relationships to
be the projection of outer balance. Harmonizing its own oppositions of
male and female sides, thinking and feeling, material and intuitive
a most powerful sign, is capable of intense creativity and destruction.
It’s like a surgeon, cutting away the obsolete to preserve the necessary.
It may try to control others rather than controlling its need to
is inspired by religion or philosophy. Spiritual surrender is easier, but that’s not to say it doesn’t have to learn trust
in a Higher Power for divine solutions.
is a sign of great responsibility, and competence. It may become
controlling to attain a goal or fulfill a sense of obligation. Concerned
with public opinion, it should modestly be the “co-creator” of good.
is the most unselfish and least ego-involved of the signs. It wants to
uplift the world, not just its own personal circumstances. Its very
passion toward progressive high ideals may dualistically polarize it with
more conservative people, fighting “against” the old and not just
“for” the new.
is a dual sign. It does not feel like an “earthling,” therefore
experiencing a dichotomy between its perceived ideal and the attainable.
Emory holds degrees in psychology & education. She has taught at
American and Canadian colleges and has been a counselor since 1970. She
may be reached at PO BOX 412, Waimanalo, HI. 96795. Phone 259-0040.