Jung at heart

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“We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.”  –  Carl Jung

Qualities of the season, hmmm? Let’s roll the dice and see what we can assign to each Sun Sign, shall we?

Aries: March 21 -April 19 Impetuous, spontaneous, impulsive. Quick to anger but also can shrug it off with a witty retort. You may leap to fix a problem with the first thoughts that come to mind, without waiting for the rest of the facts or a more complete overview of the situation. If your first attempt to batter down the ‘glitch’ fails, you’ll try another head-on approach, and if that solution doesn’t work either, you’ll likely find something else to work on, preferably without so many details.

Taurus: April 20 – May 20 Sturdy, calm, considering a problem thoughtfully before acting. Stoic until the discussion reaches a flashpoint, and then the proverbial ‘bull in a china shop’ becomes reality. Not much may be left standing if you exert the full force of your determination to win your point. Luckily you can be soothed by good food, soft words and caresses. Music also helps restore your peace of mind.

Gemini: May 21 – June 21 Two points of view in any discussion, both of them yours. Boredom is the worst thing you can experience, and you’ve been known to go to extremes to avoid it. You have at least two screens for your computer, the biggest TV you can fit into your living quarters, a great sound system and the newest cell phone on the market – all of which you’re watching and listening to simultaneously.

Cancer: June 22-July 22 Cautious, watchful, family-oriented to the exclusion of many people who might be good friends but they lack the same DNA as your parents and progeny. Careful with money, you buy quality and take care of it so it lasts a very long time, thereby reassuring yourself it was a wise purchase. You’ll likely pass it down to future generations as well, if it’s antique collectibles, fine furniture or paintings.

Leo: July 23-August 22 Strong, proud, regal. You feel an obligation to be the leader of your group or family, and deal with friends and relatives with an open hand and generosity. If a problem presents itself which those in your circle agree needs your deft handling, you’ll study it in seclusion until you arrive at the solution. Others are inspired by your confident attitude, and venture forth on their own projects, expecting success.

Virgo: August 23-September 22 Critical, analytical, meticulous about details. You often get handed the projects no one else is willing to tackle because of their resemblance to a many-headed snake – so many possible outcomes and required extensive research before any hope of a solution can be reached. But your delight is in the details, and you delve into the footnotes and citations of life itself, exploring the endless possibilities of yet more answers.

Libra: September 23-October 22 Weighing each decision, seeking balance, orderliness. You work to begin and maintain any relationship in a harmonious manner – except on the days when your scales aren’t working exactly right and you start quarrels for the sake of being disagreeable. Fortunately these days are rare, and your presence at a party, in a good working environment at the office or at a family gathering is anticipated.

Scorpio: October 23-November 21 Secretive, quiet, reading people’s thoughts. You know and understand the real motives behind friends’ actions, and often anticipate their next moves before they’re aware of having made a decision. You have a long memory and emotional depths to which most people are never exposed, simply because you ‘keep yourself to yourself’ and don’t share every thought on social media or even in person.

Sagittarius: November 22-December 21 Fun, cheerful, happy-go-lucky. Your fields of interest are very broad, and you’ll likely change careers, spouses and friends several times in your life. Optimism is definitely a major characteristic of yours, and when you apply your high energy levels, you reach your goals. Intuition is also a major part of your life, and is seldom wrong in guiding you. New experiences are what you eagerly anticipate every dawn.

Capricorn: December 22-January 19 Achievement, responsibility, hard work. Able to work by yourself, you can surprise others with your unique solutions to problems or projects which your corporation had nearly given up as unable to be ‘fixed.’ You are very patient when it comes to planning and implementing your best course for your life. Pragmatic and practical, your ambition is not hampered by the unreachable; you reach your goals and are happy with them.

Aquarius: January 20-February 18 Versatile, outgoing, independent. You seek new ideas and ways of doing things, sometimes just for the sake of changing the old order. You resent being held to any course of action if it makes no allowance for the introduction of new ideas which are constantly circulating in your mind. However, you do have an inner reserve of patience and will ‘wait out’ a more moderate approach by others if you reach your own objective in the end.

Pisces: February 19-March 20 Emotional, spiritual, imaginative. You work at solving problems gradually, getting down to the roots of the discord. This means your progress is often unnoticed by other people until you have the solution tied up in a neat package, ready to be implemented. You have a deep sensitivity to others and their views toward you and may often feel judged, slighted or offended. Avoid this anguish by using your common sense and not your sixth sense.

Mercury remains retrograde until April 25th. Keep up the proofreading and double-checking, just to prevent problems. – MZ