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Your Weekly Forecast By Element - Week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1

by Elizabeth Joyce


The January Blahs!

When you feel restless, allow the feelings of restlessness, and when you feel unhappy, go into it! We all have our ups and downs, and sometimes winter highlights our darker feelings. You have twenty-four hours to work it all out. These things have to be absorbed with the body, and transformed into light and positive action. This is a natural process and takes time to work out. One has to learn to live with the negative parts of one's being too; only then does one become whole and complete. So take the rest of January and all of February, which is love month, to love yourself, your moods, your ups and downs. If you’re snowed in, start a crock-pot, find the cat and curl up with a good book. That can be such a delicious and precious time. Keep a Spring Journal – so you can begin to do the things you love as the crocus begin to pop up their heads in April.

We all want to live only with the positive parts of life. When you are happy, you accept yourself; when you are unhappy you reject yourself. But you are both, and the Chinese have an old saying, for every day of sun there is a day of rain, for every tear a smile. When all things are flowing, you feel great; when everything has stopped and become stagnant, then you feel down in the dumps. Winter is a time when we are without the strengthening rays of the sun, so our body and our minds slow down, but we must keep going on every day, but both moods have to be accepted. This is how life is: life consists of the positives and the negatives together. The division of depression and bliss separately is a false division. There is no one extreme “up there” and no lower "down there"; they are both here, and our vibrations, our thoughts, bring us either joy or emptiness. One moment you are in bliss, another moment you are in depression. To some, much depends on what is happening around us. We allow the outer world to control our inner world.

One has to learn one's negative aspect too and one has to relax with it. We all have that down side, and experience it. It’s how we accept it and express it that counts. You may be surprised one day to find that the negative part adds to the taste of life. It is not unnecessary; it gives spice to life. Otherwise life would become dull and monotonous. If you were happy, happy, happy all of the time what will you do then? Those moments of unhappiness spur us on. Sometimes they bring an awakening or a spiritual experience. Once again, these down feelings can eventually bring zest, search, adventure and you regain an appetite for new things.

To be living in the “Now” means that you have to be with your totality of being. All the aspects of good and bad have to be accepted. There is no way to get rid of anything. Nobody ever gets rid of anything, but one learns slowly to accept all that is brought to your life. Then there can truly be a harmony between the dark and the light, and it is beautiful. Because of the contrast, life becomes a harmony. You become a “classy being” because you know that you can handle life, and are comfortable with yourself.

So try to live these moments too. Don't make more problems for yourself. Don't start thinking “What should I do so I am not restless?” When restless, be restless. When unhappy, be unhappy. Don't make much fuss about it – just allow yourself to be unhappy for awhile, and bless all that you do have, what you have already accomplished from the day you took your first breath. Do something nice for yourself or someone else. Smiling always helps during the Winter Blahs.

It is just like the climate: it is summer and hot so what can you do? While it is hot, be hot and perspire, and when it is cold, shiver and enjoy it. Slowly you will see the interrelationships of the polar opposites. The day you understand that this polarity is you and the world you live in is a day of great understanding and revelation. Allow yourself to ascend and incorporate some of the Eleven Powers; Acceptance, tolerance, inner-development, and understanding. There is the power of Grace with that action.

Stargazing – Your weekly Element Forecast

Week of January 19th – January 25th, 2009

Mercury comes out of retrograde on February 1, 2009!

Air, Fire, Water and Earth

Air Signs, it’s time to embrace your destiny! The planets are in your favor for 2009. You are ready, and you don't care what it is or where it takes you. You know instinctively that you have a mission to fulfill in life, and you are more than willing to do all the research and soul-searching you need to do to discover it. Hold to that plan because on Monday, the New Moon Solar Eclipse takes place in Aquarius, and you will receive an enormous push that will help you find your life path. Your life will change very soon for the better, and you will be very happy with the way events unfold for you. You're revved up and ready to go early this week, as Mercury, now retrograde, conjuncts Mars in Capricorn. You may find yourself with a burst of initiative and you'll take your life into your own hands very quickly. You won't wait to hear what your friends, family, or neighbors think about your decisions or plans. You'll just go ahead and make the changes you think are necessary and live the lifestyle you think suits you best. It's your life, and you have the gumption to live it any way you want to! On Thursday, your emotions will be decidedly restless, and you may feel unduly anxious as the Moon conjuncts erratic and unpredictable Uranus, in Pisces. You might not know why you find it so hard to stay in one place or sit still; you just know you need to keep moving! Use your energy well, and consider training for a marathon or helping a friend or neighbor do some housecleaning or decorating projects. Painting your sibling's kitchen might not be glamorous, but you will get a good workout! Family matters take center stage in your life on Thursday as the Moon in dualistic and hazy Pisces opposes stern Saturn. You may be of two minds regarding a problem with a relative. That's not unusual for you Air Signs. This time your thoughts will be particularly jumbled and you may find it very difficult to settle on a course of action. Don't let anyone lead you astray or play on your emotions, since you don't want to be pressured into a choice that you'll regret later. Allow time to take its course, and remember that Mercury goes direct on February 1st.

Your Love Week - Air Signs:

Do whatever you do as well as you can, because your partner will take notice. Or shall we say that he or she will take a vested interest in you as a result? That's probably more like it. This week things done well in the realm of love will have long-lasting results. Give and accept only the best! You've got a whole lotta love, and you need to share it. This is the week, Air Signs! Tell your lover exactly how you feel. Seek vision and inspiration to spark your love life, and be aware that they are sometimes subtle and require you to pay close attention. Dreams and daydreams will hold clues to how to go about getting what you seek in the love domain. Stay alert for your Love-Flash!

The Fire Signs

Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

You're revved up to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Ox on Monday. Your fiery and exuberant energy is unleashed at the New Moon Solar. It may be so hard for you to slow down that you start to spend sleepless nights tossing and turning. Consider reading self-help books on the subject of how to get more sleep, or talk to your family doctor for his or her advice. Complexity isn't your specialty, Fire Signs, and you know that. You want your problems easily solved. However, that's not always possible. This week you're confronted with a dilemma that demands you deal with a very convoluted set of circumstances. Try to put off making any decisions or taking any action until the weekend, when Mercury, the planet of the mind, turns direct. On Monday you're frazzled and your emotions will be on red alert. No matter how hard you try to act and think calmly, your own feelings will get in the way and throw you off your stride. At the New Moon Solar Eclipse friendships, groups, associations, and a friend asks for your help. Keep in mind that they will need you to provide a listening ear and a lot of sympathy. On Friday your spirit is revitalized as the Moon enters fiery Aries. Nothing ever keeps you down for long or dampens your spirits for an extended period of time. After all, you Fire Signs are dynamic, bold, and courageous, and you enjoy meeting every challenge that life throws at you. On Sunday you'll research the best ways for you to become as healthy as possible.

Your Love Week - Fire Signs:

Observe the sky today. It has something to teach you about love and patience. Stare deeply into the sky as if it's a crystal ball, and focus on what it is that you want from the special person in your life. This week, in the most unusual of ways, the answer will come to you. Be open to it! To avoid any love situation spiraling out of control, it's necessary that you both use friendly cooperation to reach a mutual goal. Your loved one's anger and frustration are most likely not even related to you. Don't take it personally, but instead offer him or her assistance in dealing with this issue. You need this love, so don't allow misunderstandings to come between you. It all gets worked out at week’s end, when Mercury goes direct.

The Water Signs

Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

A big week is in store for you, Water Signs, thanks to the New Moon Solar Eclipse on Monday. You feel very keenly the energy of the Moon, especially when there's an Eclipse. This energy is potent, and all week long you'll be on high alert emotionally. You'll finally come to grips with your strength and profound ability to shape your world and the lives of those around you. You have a tendency to scuttle back into a shell at the first sign of a conflict in your life. That's foolish, because you Water Signs the most capable people in the entire Zodiac! Now you'll own your personal power and watch it work for you in your life. Don't make assumptions at this time, Water Signs. This week you should pay attention to the old saying, "let sleeping dogs lie." Sometimes being overly curious can backfire and you could bring trouble into your life without meaning to. On the New Moon Solar Eclipse, it's a good idea to think before you open a Pandora's box. Remember, just because you do an Internet search on someone you used to know, it doesn't mean you have the full story on what he or she has really been doing in the past several years or the type of person your friend has become. Be cautious before you make any assumptions about any person or situation you're involved with. On Sunday your ability to think clearly and deal with your correspondence and computer issues becomes easier when Mercury, the planet of the mind and communication, turns direct. You'll discover that you can go forward with any transaction that has been put on hold and your travel plans will flow smoothly. If you're in the market for a vehicle, it's a good time to buy one. It's also a good time to make plans to move, since you won't encounter any delays. You'll also get a chance to exercise your newfound inner convictions as the Moon in steady Taurus trines potent Pluto in Capricorn. You won't back down from a contest. Instead, you'll face your opponent and easily win the skirmish. Make a space on your mantle for your winner's trophy right now! See? Winter ain’t so bad after all!

Your Love Week - Water Signs:

This week you're on the proper course and moving in the right direction as far as your love life is concerned. The past is healing, the present is intensifying, and the future of this love looks pretty darn positive. Try to recognize the sacred nature of your relationship to the one who you admire and set your sights there. It will be a positive, passionate outcome. This is a time when you're discovering new truths about yourself. This is essential for creating that relationship that you've been working toward. Remember that trust, mutual respect, and affection are all integral parts of this process. The Universe has made all of these things easy for you to grasp this week, Water Signs, so take advantage it.

The Earth Signs

Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn

Earth Signs, you love variety, but that doesn't mean you can cope if an unexpected event happens. On Monday the New Moon Solar Eclipse takes place in Aquarius, and you may be thrown for a loop by a surprising, unanticipated circumstance. Take a long walk, write down your thoughts and feelings in a journal, and get plenty of rest. If you don't know where you're headed, any road will take you there. On Tuesday Mercury retrograde conjuncts impulsive Mars in Capricorn and your energy becomes uncharacteristically scattered and diffuse. First you want to take one course of action, then you doubt yourself and your decisions, and then you want to head off in another direction. Before you know it, time has passed and you're still sitting in the same position! You usually like to take the time to plan your actions, as if you were playing a game of chess, one of your favorite pastimes. Now you'll find your energy is too erratic to make any clear decisions. Mercury turns direct over the weekend and you'll have a much easier time making up your mind and plotting out the best course of action. On Sunday you have a very profound desire to help the young people in your community as the Moon in Taurus trines profound Pluto in Capricorn. You might decide to mentor a child through a local school program or sponsor a child in a Third World country. Remember Earth Signs, you're in luck when busy Mercury, turns direct in steady Capricorn. Your emotions will become much more grounded and your common sense will kick in.

Your Love Week - Earth Signs:

This week you Earth Signs find yourself dwelling on old flames and wanting more of that fresh, youthful passion in your life. This doesn't necessarily mean seeking someone or something new, but adding some effervescence to your existing relationship. Do you feel like your love life has become too routine? Try communicating. Tell your lover that you want to charge it up and add some fizz. Chances are that he or she is thinking the same thing! It's very unlike you to not keep a promise. But this week you may have to break a few to overcome this anxiety that you feel. You're taking on too much, and your love life may be suffering slightly as a result. This, in turn, is causing you too much anxiety, which leads to anger toward the one you love. See the vicious cycle here? Take a break. Obligations can wait. Take care of yourself and everything else will fall into place. Don’t be afraid to make a leap or take a chance, Earth Signs. Your love life can be as sizzling as a Fire Sign’s. Relax!

 

Psychically gifted since birth, Elizabeth is a professional Astrologer, Spiritual Counselor, Medium, Clairvoyant, Clairaudient and Clairsentient who interprets dreams and utilizes the Tarot as well as Astrology in readings Named one of the World's Greatest Psychics, she is a spiritual healer and gives personal readings worldwide. Her TV Appearances include Unsolved Mysteries, Beyond Chance, and The Psychic Detectives. Ms. Joyce’s first book Psychic Attack -Are You A Victim was released in October 2007, IUniverse Press. Her website — www.new-visions.com is one of the top-rated in her field. Elizabeth has just trained and become a Reconnective Healer. She is located in Doylestown, PA. and Bergen County, New Jersey. For an appointment call 201-934-8986.

Elizabeth Joyce

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